Monday, November 20, 2017

KPFK's Pacifica By-laws [theirs] explained better here :



Note:

all names and identifications are deliberately HERE - avoided, hidden and removed to not create more anger, conflicts, accusations, or retaliations  - (for exposing what was written in some 'public' if limited forums and groups).

the pertinent information here is edited, copied, quoted and provided HERE for 1 purpose only:  

"Quote marks" to separate or limit thoughts are eliminated for convenience....any person who assumes they KNOW who wrote what may easily be mistaken too....

to EXPOSE, REVEAL, MAKE TRANSPARENT AND OPEN all that is thought, said, written and then hidden or denied later...by so many Pacifica loyalists. 

These people have long dedicated much time, work, caring and attention to keeping all the IDEALS and original claims made when this non-pro- fitted corporation was initiated...and then....all shifted, spun, changed and was made different...anyhow.

Most do nor did not have evil  nor avaricious demands - intending to destroy the radio stations under Pacifica's umbrella.  But occasionally a few  people have filtered in... and got stuck persistently 'inside' - in any position possible.  

They stayed 'in' in order to subvert, control or confuse what the "Pacifica Mission" and work has been intended to be about - forever. 

Or as long as the corporation can continue....

Yes, a few have come thru looking for opportunities to take CONTROL... or to take ADVANTAGE for their own small group.... 

& to try to subvert what all was accomplished and dedicated by many others ...and try to TAKE the financials, the  land ownership, the precious licenses, the working transmitters [ all & any resources held by this corporation].  

And too many also tried to become "The Power-full" top level deciders = as in management, and on boards -in local LSBs or PNB - [Pacifica Nat'l board= those selected from each of the local boards -& thus combined to run the basic whole org.]

Most, who. yes, did disrupt, mis-direct, create chaos and misery and provoke much anger ...plus revolts, protests, shouting matches, everywhere,  on and off air waves, et al. 

They obviously have FAILED TO totally reduce Pacifica to the ashes that could have resulted from it's demise, it's total end. 

A small # of determined to WIN manipulators can create havoc and ruin any group's best intention and workers who want to create cooperation, coordination, togetherness.

Yep, it happens, anywhere and especially notable at any Pacifica event.

Still, after how many years that it all begun ? 1949 ?
and with the many attempts to change, to correct, to direct, to OWN, to take over..or to do anything to selfishly TAKE whatever the broadcasting air-waves - this MEDIA on radio - that is so effective and continuous - they could not. 

But.....The 'others' would also persist, and fight back, revolt and attack those who thought to steal and lie...
and that same dramatic scene still continues to date, right NOW !

Many 'older-times & very dedicated people' - 
all those who worked ...& fought during long days & years.... 
to keep the basic message integral and going on.....
are always to be honored and appreciated. 

Even if they at times sounded-off... and were disliked, despised, or eliminated ...and still, most people returned. 

Some to help  - and some to continue their own controlling games to win for themselves.  Those who sought to 'Win for the Whole'  -that is:  the concept, the dedicated Intent -  and to help broadcast & hear those  less mass-media-popular messages  [as those heard within the diverse programming on 5+ radio stations across the USA].

So occasionally some words are relevant, again,  and yet  these can reveal more again.... and some are also then copied, edited for clarity or pointedness and focus.... and shared here.  

The intention here now  is to COMMUNICATE CLEARLY
(without self-advantage or personal-desires 
or clever-spins-prejudices being included...
because those slants divert and distort. )

What affects KPFK comes from it's being part of the whole =
Pacifica  - and all that is therein contained and related - to tell more Truth[s] and Share more versions of Realit[ies].... while aired from in that shaky entity. 

Notice: the presumption-assumption-or-authoritative-claim:   of There is "only" 1 truth, 1 reality, 1 factual story and 1 authority - who knows-it-all -- but tells little of what the claimer Claims -- is not part of this world. That version is not natural, not scientific, not open nor transparent and not in any state of questioning nor wonder - nor awe either. Those claims are made if not in error then in trying to Own It All, Control Every thing or person or resource, [ or reduce some insecurity and fear lodged somewhere interiorly ? ]

And that intent is there Still now.

The most recent financial disaster is the yuge [huge] $$$$$$$$$$ debt owed by NY's WBAI to their transmitter landowner. A debt that accured after years of neglect, denial, false assumptions and not-taking-due-diligence - nor giving attention to financial details. 

Millions are due and to be repaid.  
But by whom and how much by each?

And that comes out of no where else - right ? - 
than ALL THE MONIE$$$$  THAT HAVE BEEN DONATED 
TO ANY/ ALL RADIO STATIONS -
but had donated, given, shared $$$$$  FOR:
THE MAINTENANCE, PROGRAMMING AND ESSENTIALS [only] ...

and  no one paid their hard-earning$$$$ for these or any legal fees, debts, mismanaged-not-paid contracts....  

nor for not having the required up-to-date AUDITS either....
[as any and all businesses, corporations, et al must do to be legitimate & legal too.]

That the Corporation for Pubic Broadcasting required up to date audits to keep giving the federal dollars = $1M grants/ yr - was ignored, and Not Done. A few pushed, insisted, attempted continual reminding ....

and pushing for what should/could have been done by those elected/paid a staff or contracted to insure that Pacifica and all it's subsidiaries are being legitimate and honorable [as all pretend to be, but obviously are not ! ]

Here are offerings of other smart people's words and thoughts, 
to be reflected upon, considered and appreciated, if of value to you, this reader:

No one's name or ID is hopefully made visible, deliberately. 

But credit is given to those to whom it is due, respectfully and appreciatively.  

Quotes bits & pieces are for revealing more credible information - below: 



                                    
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secrecy rules are used by those who want to hide, manipulate, cheat and get-more from those who are not-in-the-know...we dont like that way.

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" I’d appreciate any feedback, but will distribute the above more widely very  soon unless I see some attempt by the PNB to do something other than move towards a sale or swap of WBAI. "
 

" Everything in your excellent letter seems sensible to me as written, but it ignores the reality that a majority of Pacifica's management, staff, governance, and membership has apparently convinced itself that the Foundation's purpose is to be a voice for the voiceless and a propaganda vehicle for the progressive left perspective or some set of even narrower ideologies.
" Unless there is recognition and acknowledgement that Pacifica and especially WBAI have betrayed the original purposes of the Pacifica Foundation, even a comprehensive retooling of WBAI will result in programming and/or presentation unable to draw a large enough audience in the New York area to sustain the station.
" WBAI will need to fairly host challenging and controversial opinions from the left, right, and center within an exciting and listenable matrix of art, culture, and learning if it is to shed its earned reputation as an irrelevant and untrustworthy mouthpiece of narrow left extremism.
" Station staff who, with their words, with their attitudes, or even with their choice of bumper music seem intolerant of or unwelcoming to listeners or volunteers with opposing tastes and perspectives must be firmly purged.

" There must be specific buy-in to the deliberate abandonment of current doctrine in favor of a return to the original Mission of Pacifica or else, in my opinion, the end result will be just another fruitless attempt to preach to a tiny choir.
" Key to WBAI's successful re-emergence may be a competent and qualified News Department that openly hold itself to the highest ethical standards of fair and balanced journalism, drawing upon international sources that currently receive little or no attention in U.S. media.


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Q:  " Someone questioned: "  So who and how many are actually in AUTHORITY to take financial  actions... when that dead red line emerges ?
 

simple 1-person majority of PNB in quorum ?  
" By name too and which specific positions ? Vagueness elicits   just  more confusion.      "
 

[then an  an educated comprehensive response was given -  by one who has taken time and work to be more educated that most who blow-hard on any Pacifica problems, changes, issues or programs:]
the statement "On the national level" .... the PNB Board is the decision-maker; the management are the implementers" is accurate.   

 
" Pacifica's  interim Executive Director, Bill Crosier is the Foundation's Chief Executive Officer and responsible for its business operations under the direction of the PNB.                                                            
If the PNB has already granted the iED specific authorities by resolution, then he can act as authorized, provided that the PNB had the authority delegated.        
" The PNB can grant authority to initiate legal filings or even to finalize negotiations or contracts .... but the PNB can not authorize the i-ED to sell, exchange, transfer or dispose of "all or substantially all of the Foundation's assets" ...

.... or to sell, exchange, transfer or dispose of "any of the Foundation's broadcast licenses" unless such an action has received approval of the membership by membership vote.     

                      
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Q,  " The Q is meant as a serious one, not maligning  anyone....  " who ever does dare to ask or insist on 'drug testing' when signs seem  apparent ? "     
" A. Pacifica is not likely to ever require drug testing of employees, as this would violate their privacy rights.    
                      
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 " Q. and for what appears to be irrational, illogical, unreasonable   Behaviors that then affect  the org. more more, seriously  ...not just words written, or uttered in conflct-full LSB / PNB   meetings... but where there are more consequences.
" A.  LSB and PNB Members are not Pacifica employees subject to management supervision.....
.... however the PNB and Delegates may discipline their members under the Rules of Order.   
By statute, membership corporations do have a right to revoke a membership (which would remove a member from all governance offices), subject to due process notice and the right of appeal. 
" One  opinion is that this is a management-only authority, similar to the legal authority to ban individuals from local or national premises. 

                       
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 " Q.   If it is assumed in some freedom-claiming denials that no one  in a position of power of any kind - at any station - may not be addicted or addled, then that is fake-innocence and  a  deliberate-denial and dysfunctional attitude toward the whole   organization.  Until something else bad happens....
" A.    Broadcast stations must comply with the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission.  It is my opinion that somebody must be in charge and responsible for regulatory compliance for each FCC licensee at all times.      
" The Chief Operator for FCC purposes is not necessarily the same person as the Station General Manager, who has general responsibility for the safety of the premises and the compliance of the business with local ordinances.           

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 " Q. Are there by-laws/ rules or authority or enforcement on such dangers to Pacifica  - or any station ?       
A. Of course there are.  Businesses are covered by all sorts of laws even if they have no organizational bylaws or internal rules. 

" This is being asked in genuine concern and wonder that this is not addressed ...or is it ? ever ? never ?
" A.  Pacifica protects itself from insane or intoxicated employees and visitors in the same manner as any other business.  

" Most of the persons on the premises of any Pacifica facility at any time are under the supervision of a salaried employee who reports through a chain of command to a unit manager who reports to the "Executive Director" who reports to the Board of Directors.    

[& notice what differences in authority there are to Interim vs. permanent GMs]
" Unit managers typically have authority to fire, suspend, discipline, or ban problem individuals, which includes the authority to declare a person in trespass and have them arrested if they refuse to leave.

 
" The rights and duties of Pacifica employees are outlined in an Employee Handbook (which includes a section on drugs) and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of Pacifica volunteers may be outlined in a Volunteer Handbook (which many volunteers never see),   

" ...and additional protections may be secured in a union contract or other agreement, but the ability of a business to protect itself from problem employees, volunteers, and visitors 

" (as well as the responsibility of the business to protect employees, volunteers, and visitors from illegal discrimination and physical threat) are fairly extensively covered by federal and state legal statutes.    
" Though I am not an attorney and this message should not be construed as legal advice.


                          
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 "  Q. iGM [interim Gen'l Mgr]  does not have any authorities that are reserved in bylaws to the Delegates or the Membership.     
" We can't be sure - absent a comprehensive report out -  but it appears likely that the PNB has granted some temporary authorities in closed session to the iED,     

 
" so that he has the flexibility to respond rapidly and appropriately to anticipated efforts by the Empire State Realty Trust to collect on their court judgement.-- "

now everyone ELSE can know this too or argue .ha !
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[someone wrote re: not naming the Mgrs she  had accused & criticized]

 “if we write about people, i prefer to name a real person,because otherwise i and others might get confused...”
" Former KPFK General Manager Eva Georgia had prior experience managing a community radio station in South Africa, and had received broadcast management training through a program sponsored by the Soros-funded Open Society Institute.     
" Former KPFK General Manager Sean Heitkemper had prior experience managing a local jazz station, and had extensive broadcasting experience prior to his transition into management there.             
" Similarly, former KPFK General Manager Bernard Duncan had years of experience as a broadcaster at Radio New Zealand and then management experience as Executive Director of NZ on Air.  

" By contrast, Duane Bradley at KPFT, Berthold Reimers at WBAI, and Leslie Radford at KPFK were each hired without previous broadcast management experience.           
" That said, if when someone else  wrote, "We need to start with a qualified radio manager. We've never actually tried that" the "we" in his claim was a reference to himself and some random acquaintance rather than to Pacifica or KPFT or WBAI, then the misleading statement, though thereby irrelevant, might technically be true.    
                               
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Q is meant as a serious one, not maligning  anyone....   who ever does dare to ask or insist on 'drug testing' when signs seem  apparent ?      
" A. Pacifica is not likely to ever require drug testing of employees, as this would violate their privacy rights.  

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Q. and for what appears to be irrational, illogical, unreasonable   Behaviors that then affect  the org. more more, seriously  ...not just words written, or uttered in conflct-full LSB / PNB   meetings... but where there are more consequences.

" A.  LSB and PNB Members are not Pacifica employees subject to management supervision, however the PNB and Delegates may discipline their members under the Rules of Order.   

" By statute, membership corporations do have a right to revoke a membership (which would remove a member from all governance offices), subject to due process notice and the right of appeal. 
" One  opinion is that this is a management-only authority, similar to the legal authority to ban individuals from local or national premises.
                              

                          
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 " Q.   If it is assumed in some freedom-claiming denials that no one  in a position of power of any kind - at any station - may not be addicted or addled, then that is fake-innocence and  a  deliberate-denial and dysfunctional attitude toward the whole   organization.  Until something else bad happens....

" A.    Broadcast stations must comply with the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission.  It is my opinion that somebody must be in charge and responsible for regulatory compliance for each FCC licensee at all times.    

 
" The Chief Operator for FCC purposes is not necessarily the same person as the Station General Manager, who has general responsibility for the safety of the premises and the compliance of the business with local ordinances.   
   
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" Q. Are there by-laws/ rules or authority or enforcement on such dangers to Pacifica  - or any station ?       
" A. Of course there are.  Businesses are covered by all sorts of laws even if they have no organizational bylaws or internal rules. 


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" Q. This is being asked in genuine concern and wonder that this is not addressed ...or is it ? ever ? never ?

" A.  Pacifica protects itself from insane or intoxicated employees and visitors in the same manner as any other business.  

" Most of the persons on the premises of any Pacifica facility at any time are under the supervision of a salaried employee who reports through a chain of command to a unit manager who reports to the Executive Director who reports to the Board of Directors.   
                          

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 " Unit managers typically have authority to fire, suspend, discipline, or ban problem individuals, which includes the authority to declare a person in trespass and have them arrested if they refuse to leave.

 
" The rights and duties of Pacifica employees are outlined in an Employee Handbook (which includes a section on drugs)

" and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of Pacifica volunteers may be outlined in a Volunteer Handbook        (which many volunteers never see),   

" ...and additional protections may be secured in a union contract or other agreement, but the ability of a business to protect itself from problem employees, volunteers, and visitors (as well as the responsibility of the business to protect employees, volunteers, and visitors from illegal discrimination and physical threat) are fairly extensively covered by federal and state legal statutes.    
" Though I am not an attorney and this message should not be construed as legal advice.  "  

                                          
                                 Image result for attorneys images    google image...
             a pix of some unidentifiable group of lawyers, smiling like wolves and foxes, BUT:
             no person here is to be assumed one known or connected to this blog! please !

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[end of quotes offered for info only, not for arguments, attacks, mis-use]


(c) bye 2017


Friday, November 17, 2017

WAtts speaks & entertains and reminds us more. Alan Watts talk transcribed.

Watts.World.As.Play.         “pt 4 – World as Play”

This talk transcribed here for fun & to learning, again..[this was typed as heard on KPFK radio talk broadcast and some words or transitions may seem awkward, some were in talk and some not noticed as fingers typed but sometimes slower than words flowed...punctuations not corrected for exact properness but the FLOW of words heard, Alan Watts' thoughts, & his stream-of-consciousness as he spoke = are contained pretty intact here. 

{brackets] are used for my inserted words to clarify.  
"Quote marks " are left off of each sentence or paragraph, for easier reading.

at bottom are other links for sources to listen, read, learn more about Watts' materials available on line ...tho not a full list of resources. Some found, shared for convenience here. 


Most of this is shared here to be offered as : REMINDERS, and to PROVOKE CREATIVE thinking, to move us all out of stuckness,&  out of commonplace/ ordinary/ conformist modes. that induce confusion or misery. Freeing UP what we understand about life, death, and eastern philosophies assists most of 'us' in living more fully, openly, and in unison, together. 

Enjoy  :


"   neither class would know who they were with out the other. need “out”-group to have an "in”-group…to be chosen/ in synagogue need to separate out from ‘others’ outsiders to know you are ‘in’ …beyond the village to feel protected, to feel you are there…

so bodies have skins, eggs have shells – inside vs outside
but understood as SYMBIOSIS – crucial important matter

to understand politics, social conflicts, conflicts between biological species is symbiosis
mutual support mostly like bees & flowers

which came first ? we cant tell, which came before the other but cant have either w/o other so different in appearance in space but constitute a Single Organism…


same man and women, takes 1 of ea to produce a human being – we are man/woman arrangement …tho look-like we are individuals and separate from ea other but is not the case at all….

same is between groups that appear to be hostile to ea other...real basis is that biological order is a EATING society, mutually eating up the other…

realize you are a ‘compound of murders’ and a bag of water, human organism is mainly water held by complex arabesque of stuff that makes up skin, muscle, organs…that was some other being before you could be that tensile film to hold water in you as “you”.

we are predatory creature, more than any others in nature, more than sharks, piranhas or eagles but they stay within their range of territory- ocean, air, water…vs. man preys on living and minerals any where , everywhere….


our civilization sits on sewage dump sending playthings at moon
our misuse of water in our civilization is horrifying !

see how we use water uneconomical ways…we re predatory monster eating up the planet.     humans are in danger cuz they refused to be mutually eaten up and only want to be eater, never eaten, [ so never die ! ] 




to just be mummified, embalmed and never even return to organic earth, never return to ‘earth’ or ‘dirt’ but kept from being recycled.  we are reducing wild animals, bird, even farming animals changes into pseudo animals because in huge animal/farm chickens, animals are not same, taste different, constitute different than they do ‘in wild’

“I love you so much I could eat you”…but you cannot love a whole farm bin of chickens – reduced into stuff that is not real, like flour converted into Styrofoam called ‘bread’ but doesn’t taste like it in natural form  ! like pabulum given to babies who spit it back out…a miserable paste vs. being bread. or a live chicken vs. artificially manipulated to seem/look like

we eat things look like chalk & string because we don’t love what we eat, no respect for raw materials…all groups need an enemy group, that preys upon it is also a kind of Friend…cuz enemy proves your own groups, keeps you on your toes to defend against it so you stay fit, vs. flabby….

we have lost meaning of chivalry…in all conflict situations, …were before customs to a fight that saluted ea other before fighting, bow, shake hands- recognize an ‘honorable’ opponent whom fight is an important matter/ event/ act. 

that is essential law of survival – recognize enemies [not predatory locusts who do not re sow, replace what they take -  ] must respect the species because you will need them again to grow to nurture /feed you/ or to sell them to others for food/ resource

absolutely necessary to have an out-group so you can have an in-group, beginning of sociability  - contained conflict, in-group must realize it NEEDS the out-group, vs. getting rid of them ,…


i.e. get rid of communists from earth as external threat – while they say same tho their politics would fall apart if they didn’t have an ‘enemy’ to fight and organize around their enemies ! under fear, external threat that humans get together to cooperate, or they don’t.

humans need an external menace, so that menace is friendly to the group in being useful and needed., big or small groups…

game is “I’m more tolerant than you are “ game played by religions…can only transcend by humor and both need to laugh at Game Played…you are necessary for me to have my opinion – that is secret of humor, someone else to laugh at or with ?

the nature of your self…we have cultural linguistic background that sets up how we experience ‘self’ as an enclosed island, confronted by enormous out-group called universe…inside body, soft sensitive reality is ‘me’ while outside I don’t feel and don’t know/sense you, so you are ‘alien’…

so world as physical entity, process is an organization that goes on for all eternity but individual is in it for brief occurrence.


man is tiny little germ living on obscure rock around star near one of many galaxies…
so we feel/ think ‘maybe, I don’t belong here at all ‘

any universe can be called ‘the center’ of it, but All pts are the center too…. if we can see that we can make a psychological adjustment to our life situation and learn how /what we call “I”  is not a poor little puppet, but the situation of being central to all things is a kind of distortion of true situation….

that I-ness and be-ing, existence are the same thing… as sense of self requires sense of other…sense of being here requires the interval of apparent nothingness that we call “death”.

life goes with death as “other”,….crest of wave and troth of wave...go together...as intervals.   survival of individual personality seems critical to us, but understand that real “you’ is not the individual….


i.e. a circle…represents universe, then draw rays from circle so drawing tangents to circle meet at points outside it, so star w/ea ray points to entire diameter of star, turn it inside out, so rays go inside circle, whole circle focuses itself at innumerable points within in…..

Soul is not in body but body is in the soul…focused in time/ place, as here/now.
that is what you really are…galaxies seem far off and have nothing to do with you…


are ..you…all is in you too

we cant get at all the universe…not like billiard balls…always indescribable and indefinable…as is your own mind…you cannot find name for color of vision…color of lens of eye so we call it ‘transparent’ – no color…


as mirror has no color or it could into reflect colors, so at root of all experience is the non-experience, which is fundamental.

it can never be described by experiences within it…it lies between light/darkness life/death, coming/going but never can be ‘possessing’ it because it IS you…

because invisible intangible nature of this reality, we tend to for-get all about it and become fascinated instead with subsidiary features inside of ‘it’…it has no color, no shape that can be defined because have to outside itself to define itself    [even from space stations ?] …


and conscious attn always concentrates on figures that is part of the Background …and total background [as is Tillich’s “ ground of being” ] escapes our attention…so we fail to notice it…

we prefer movies and stories as if you were in mortal danger of being eaten up…and enjoy that horror instead of recognizing that daily we take sides, we cant actually take sides because both/ more are needed, you ARE both inside & outside, cant take 1 side vs the other, but you are BOTH…and all

so liberation, Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism is to be aware of eternity and infinity of ea of us not separable…not personal immortality to go out with memory of this life or past lives which we may have been, to get pleasure of heaven as we are by name , to be exclusive [ego proud] as “Mary” or "Watts"…


if you remembered for ever and ever and had continuous cumulative experience, after a while you would want to forget…

forgetting is as important as remembering…as eating is to excrement…
analogy of mind to digestive system…forgetting is important to mental function, why we sleep, have intervals of unconscious to renew things…to remember things after a going-away-rest-sleep-dream…

but if you want to always be who you are, you have to Die First and see it all as You.
all initiation ceremonies are a symbolic Death…various rituals people put in coffins, books of dead are references to initiation rites & processes where you DIE to become alive ..again….

thinking about death is productive…imagine consciousness to cease ad never return again ! never wake up…. consider this and teases you out of ‘thought’...how to start out of nothing at all, as you were when you were born…teases you out of thinking…

if you arrived out of space ?   stop thinking, imagining to get to Creative Moment when thought is nonplussed, at that pt you get to your self…same as you can’t conceive you self in universe, you cant conceive of these Q either

if you think long enough about death, possibility of total disappearance, and for you a total disappearance of everything else too…a curious flip, yang turns into ying. infinite nothing when you die is same one as when you were born..                                                         .remember millions yrs of what you were before you were born ? see how it flips ?

from objective observation, there will be babies born, baby humans, snakes, spiders, fish, billions…some die and some are born later, so you will be everyone of those babies …but every baby can only Experience as One At A Time – that is the GAME 



you cant experience yourself as being all the beings, coagulated into 1 ..but you ARE all of those that are born, tho ea experiences themselves as a singular …

when you die you may experience same as when you were born, as a human or fish…
but if a fish, you will be where you feel you are a ‘human’/ center species and all others are ‘fish’ – others  =repeating same theme   - reason for many species and many consciousness…

you don’t have to believe in any supernatural situation…there is no difference between molecules composing your hand, no space between what is your hands or other vibrations, as sounds heard vs. space in which they are ‘heard’ …. as can be slowed waves that sound like grunts vs. words… can hear spaces between vibrations…

makes perfect sense…discontinuous sounds to make sense to our minds …looks like it continues as there are spaces between words but there is all 

[white space defines font / print and both needed to create readability,as print…]

can imagine being dead when dead and say ‘particles’ vs. continuous waves being the vibrations being

can never escape duality which requires non duality
the system is rigged, you are IT !

you learn to be bugged, phased by eventualities…as baby you are pushed into this by society, babies know who they are    [like the 

oceanic experience babies have per Freud]    w/o words that define …  

we want to teach babies to talk to tell us how it is when they cannot talk …babies experience whole world as their own body, doesn’t differentiate between baby and mother…we didn’t have words to put memories into…memories require notations, words, thus spaces and language, thoughts..

to a baby nothing has a special value, all is changing …like sounds vary, a play of energy and movement, nothing until told it is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ shape, sound…but baby knows all is…continuous.. until TAUGHT to separate ea section by name/ label and it all just goes onnnnnnnn    


and there are no intervals except as we define/ then teach it to babies….

as the  ' big bang' are all systems of energies that have fallen out but were all unified, so nothing was going on before it banged ? everything that happens 1x can happen again

….  so it is a meta physical leap of faith ? but cant be proven either way, as is or isn’t.
so don’t worry about not retaining your personal identity because you would be bored w/ it if you could or it will Kill You... and it does !

human life is looked  upon as seasons…  .as Japanese poetry writes re rhythm of seasons …as in life cycles is similar…and you will dis-appear and re-appear…but you could re-appear in form similar to what you re now, as 2 performances of same musical piece are same composition but not same performance….


and every conceivable possibility is going on and on ..thru ‘time’ …

an essential step of meditation is to see everything as non-sense
Buddhist talk about seeing everything as ‘suchness’ 


as sounds of "dadada"…rhythms, nothing matters, if you die is one kind of jazz, if you live it is another jazz, don’t matter either way…becomes obvious that you are continuous life with everything around you…going "raptaraptarapta"….


life  bonging on the same drum….and you are the drum

as you start to grow up,   [nothing or all ends here ] 


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neither class would know who they were with out the other. need “out”-group to have an "in”-group…to be chosen/ in synagogue need to separate out from ‘others’ outsiders to know you are ‘in’ …beyond the village to feel protected, to feel you are there…

so bodies have skins, eggs have shells – inside vs outside
but understood as SYMBIOSIS – crucial important matter

to understand politics, social conflicts, conflicts between biological species is symbiosis
mutual support mostly like bees & flowers

which came first ? we cant tell, which came before the other but cant have either w/o other so different in appearance in space but constitute a Single Organism…
same man and women, takes 1 of ea to produce a human being – we are man/woman arrangement …tho look-like we are individuals and separate from ea other but is not the case at all….       
                                                 
same is between groups that appear to be hostile to ea other...real basis is that biological order is a EATING society, mutually eating up the other…
                                                  

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realize you are a ‘compound of murders’ and a bag of water, human organism is mainly water held by complex arabesque of stuff that makes up skin, muscle, organs…that was some other being before you could be that tensile film to hold water in you as “you”.

we are predatory creature, more than any others in nature, more than sharks, piranhas or eagles but they stay within their range of territory- ocean, air, water…vs. man preys on living and minerals any where , everywhere….
our civilization sits on sewage dump sending playthings at moon
our misuse of water in our civilization is horrifying !

see how we use water uneconomical ways…we re predatory monster eating up the planet.     humans are in danger cuz they refused to be mutually eaten up and only want to be eater, never eaten, [ so never die ! ]

to just be mummified, embalmed and never even return to organic earth, never return to ‘earth’ or ‘dirt’ but kept from being recycled.  we are reducing wild animals, bird, even farming animals changes into pseudo animals because in huge animal/farm chickens, animals are not same, taste different, constitute different than they do ‘in wild’

“I love you so much I could eat you”…but you cannot love a whole farm bin of chickens – reduced into stuff that is not real, like flour converted into Styrofoam called ‘bread’ but doesn’t taste like it in natural form  ! like pabulum given to babies who spit it back out…a miserable paste vs. being bread. or a live chicken vs. artificially manipulated to seem/look like

we eat things look like chalk & string because we don’t love what we eat, no respect for raw materials…all groups need an enemy group, that preys upon it is also a kind of Friend…cuz enemy proves your own groups, keeps you on your toes to defend against it so you stay fit, vs. flabby….

we have lost meaning of chivalry…in all conflict situations, …were before customs to a fight that saluted ea other before fighting, bow, shake hands- recognize an ‘honorable’ opponent whom fight is an important matter/ event/ act. 

that is essential law of survival – recognize enemies [not predatory locusts who do not re sow, replace what they take -  ] must respect the species because you will need them again to grow to nurture /feed you/ or to sell them to others for food/ resource

absolutely necessary to have an out-group so you can have an in-group, beginning of sociability  - contained conflict, in-group must realize it NEEDS the out-group, vs. getting rid of them ,…i.e. get rid of communists from earth as external threat – while they say same tho their politics would fall apart if they didn’t have an ‘enemy’ to fight and organize around their enemies ! under fear, external threat that humans get together to cooperate, or they don’t.

humans need an external menace, so that menace is friendly to the group in being useful and needed., big or small groups…

game is “I’m more tolerant than you are “ game played by religions…can only transcend by humor and both need to laugh at Game Played…you are necessary for me to have my opinion – that is secret of humor, someone else to laugh at or with ?

the nature of your self…we have cultural linguistic background that sets up how we experience ‘self’ as an enclosed island, confronted by enormous out-group called universe…inside body, soft sensitive reality is ‘me’ while outside I don’t feel and don’t know/sense you, so you are ‘alien’…

so world as physical entity, process is an organization that goes on for all eternity but individual is in it for brief occurrence.
man is tiny little germ living on obscure rock around star near one of many galaxies…
so we feel/ think ‘maybe, I don’t belong here at all ‘

any universe can be called ‘the center’ of it, but All points are the center too…. if we can see that we can make a psychological adjustment to our life situation and learn how /what we call “I”  is not a poor little puppet, but the situation of being central to all things is a kind of distortion of true situation….

that I -ness and be -ing, existence are the same thing… as sense of self requires sense of other…sense of being here requires the interval of apparent nothingness that we call “death”.

life goes with death as “other”,….crest of wave and troth of wave...go together...as intervals.   survival of individual personality seems critical to us, but understand that real “you’ is not the individual….i.e. a circle….represents universe, then draw rays from circle so drawing tangents to circle meet at pts outside it, so star w/ea ray points to entire diameter of star, turn it inside out, so rays go inside circle, whole circle focuses itself at innumerable points within in…..

Soul is not in body but body is in the soul…focused in time/ place, as here/now.
that is what you really are…galaxies seem far off and have nothing to do with you…are ..you…all is in you too…
                                                              

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we cant get at all the universe…not like billiard balls…always indescribable and indefinable…as is your own mind…you cannot find name for color of vision…color of lens of eye so we call it ‘transparent’ – no color…as mirror has no color or it could into reflect colors, so at root of all experience is the non-experience, which is fundamental.

it can never be described by experiences within it…it lies between light/darkness life/death, coming/going but never can be ‘possessing’ it because it IS you…

because invisible intangible nature of this reality, we tend to for-get all about it and become fascinated instead with subsidiary features inside of ‘it’…it has no color, no shape that can be defined because have to outside itself to define itself [even from space stations ?] …and conscious attn always concentrates on figures that is part of the Background …and total background [as is Tillich’s “ ground of being” ] escapes our attn…so we fail to notice it…

we prefer movies and stories as if you were in mortal danger of being eaten up…and enjoy that horror instead of recognizing that daily we take sides, we cant actually take sides because both/ more are needed, you ARE both inside & outside, cant take 1 side vs the other, but you are BOTH…and all

so liberation, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism is to be aware of eternity and infinity of ea of us not separate-able…not personal immortality to go out with memory of this life or past lives which we may have been, to get pleasure of heaven as we are by name , to be exclusive [ego proud] as “Maria” or Watts…if you remembered for ever and ever and had continuous cumulative experience, after a while you would want to forget…

forgetting is as important as remembering…as eating is to excrement…
analogy of mind to digestive system…forgetting is important to mental function, why we sleep, have intervals of unconscious to renew things…to remember things after a going-away-rest-sleep-dream…     



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but if you want to always be who you are, you have to Die First and see it all as You.
all initiation ceremonies are a symbolic Death…various rituals people put in coffins, books of dead are references to initiation rites & processes where you DIE to become alive ..again….

thinking about death is productive…imagine consciousness to cease ad never return again ! never wake up…. consider this and teases you out of ‘thought’...how to start out of nothing at all, as you were when you were born…teases you out of thinking…

if you arrived out of space ?   stop thinking, imagining to get to Creative Moment when thought is nonplussed, at that pt you get to your self…same as you can’t concienve you self in universe, you cant conceive of these Q either

if you think long enough about death, possibility of total disappearance, and for you a total disappearance of everything else too…a curious flip, yang turns into ying. infinite nothing when you die is same one as when you were born...remember millions yrs of what you were befote you were born ? see how it flips ?

from objective observation, there will be babies born, baby humans, snakes, spiders, fish, billions…some die and some are born later, so you will be everyone of those babies …but every baby can only Experience as One At A Time – that is the GAME
you cant experience yourself as being all the beings, coagulated into 1 ..but you ARE all of those that are born, tho ea experiences themselves as a singular …

when you die you may experience same as when you were born, as a human or fish…
but if a fish, you will be where you feel you are a ‘human’/ center species and all others are ‘fish’ – others  =repeating same theme   - reason for many species and many consciousness…
                                       
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you don’t have to believe in any supernatural situation…there is no difference between molecules composing your hand, no space between what is your hands or other vibrations, as sounds heard vs. space in which they are ‘heard’ ….as can be slowed waves that sound like grunts vs. words… can hear spaces between vibrations…

makes perfect sense…discontinuous sounds to make sense to our minds …looks like it continues as there are spaces between words but there is all [white space defines font/print and both needed to create readability, print…]

can imagine being dead when dead and say ‘particles’ vs. continuous waves being the vibrations being

can never escape duality which requires non duality
the system is rigged, you are IT !

you learn to be bugged, phased by eventualities…as baby you are pushed into this by society, babies know who they are [oceanic experience babies have per Freud] w/o words that define …

we want to teach babies to talk to tell us how it is when they cannot talk …babies experience whole world as their own body, doesn’t differentiate between baby and mother…we didn’t have words to put memories into…memories require notations, words, thus spaces and language, thoughts..

to a baby nothing has a special value, all is changing …like sounds vary, a play of energy and movement, nothing until told it is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ shape, sound…but baby knows all is…continuous.. until TAUGHT to separate ea section by name/ label and it all just goes onnnnnnnn    and there are no intervals except as we define/ then teach it to babies….

as big bang are all systems of energies that have fallen out but were all unified, so nothing was going on before it banged ? everything that happens 1x can happen again

….  so it is a meta physical leap of faith ? but cant be proven either way, as is or isn’t.
so don’t worry about not retaining your personal identity cuz you would be bored w/ it if you could or it will Kill You, and it does !

human life is looked  upon as seasons….as Japanese poetry writes re rhythem of seasons …as in life cycles is similar…and you will dis-appear and re-appear…but you could re-appear in form similar to what you re now, as 2 performances of same musical piece are same composition but not same performance….
and every conceivable possibility is going on and on ..thru ‘time’ …

an essential step of meditation is to see everything as non-sense
Buddhist talk about seeing everything as ‘suchness
as dadada…rhythms, 


nothing matters, if you die is one kind of jazz, if you live it is another jazz, don’t matter either way…becomes obvious that you are continuous life with everything around you…
going raptaraptarapta….life  bonging on the same drum….

and you are the drum…


as you start to grow up"  


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