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Quote: from the Captain

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Kids, Life, Particle/Wave, Truth, Trees, Birdhouses

“If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, will it still make a noise?”

“Yes, because anything that hits anything else makes a noise, whether someone is listening or not.”

“How can we be sure?”

“We can’t be sure of anything, Baby, but chances are that things hitting each other, in our atmosphere, will make a loud noise no matter what. Sound is carried on air. People have heard trees cracking from far away.  I’m guessing the trees didn’t know that people were listening.”

“That makes sense.  We’re studying the particle wave thing.”

“What fun.”

“But if our attention, or focus, changes things, how can we ever know what anything really is?”

“We can’t.”

“So what’s the point of the experiments?”

“Gives scientists something to do and they get grant money and publish articles, which gets more money for the institutions and people they work for.  I guess they eliminate things.”

“So just by looking at something we can change it?”

“That might be the only thing that actually exists.  How can we know? Intent is everything.  We put intent into our machines and tests.  When people set up experiments, they already have ideas as to how things will, or might, turn out.  Basically, they are pre-programming things right from the start.”

“We really don’t know anything do we?”

“We do not.”

“And you’re okay with that?”

“What’s the alternative?”

“So we all pretend  that we know what’s going on when we don’t?”

“Pretty much.”

“You meant it when you said the only truth is personal truth.”

“Can’t be any other way.”

“So Sandra’s right about her father being a moron and her grandmother is right about him being a good son?”

“Yes.  They both believe different things about the same person based on their relationship and experience with him.  Both of their truths are true to them as individuals.”

“Life is a lot harder to figure out than I thought it would be.”

“I know, right?   That’s why you always have to decide things for yourself.”

“The entire class hates Susan’s father.  If they didn’t she would freak out.  We never met him but no one likes him because of what he did to her.”

“That’s called loyalty, or friendship.  People stick up for their friends, no matter what.  Truth doesn’t enter into it.  If we care about someone, there is only one side to an issue.”

“I think we’re going to make birdhouses next week.”

“Just in time for baby birds.”

“That’s what our shop teacher said.”

“Pretty soon you’ll be outside all the time.”

“I’m going out now.  I want to figure out where to put the birdhouse. Do you know where you would like it?”

“Surprise me.”


“Love you, Baby.”

“Love you too.”








I don’t believe in giving up
I DO believe in walking away



To be perfectly honest…

instant gratification
is usually
too slow for me


The Free Thought


The vote switch from Texas was false.  It came from a great source and has swept the world, but it’s not true.  We can’t believe anything now a days.  Nothing at all.  I just checked Snopes, which I should have done immediately.  So don’t believe anything.  I wonder how we can believe Snopes.

Think about it…


From:  Pinterest

One of the reasons people don’t like to hear or face the truth is because they are more comfortable believing the lies.  A lot of people don’t want to have to change the things they believe.   They don’t want to  know that the things they believe, are not true.  And they certainly don’t want to change their behavior.

It’s difficult to overcome brainwashing and conditioning.  People are TAUGHT to have CLOSED minds, it’s built into the system.   Therefore, it’s almost impossible for people to SEE anything that doesn’t fit into their belief system, no matter how false that system may be.  This goes for entire cultures, not just individuals.  The thing is, everyone is being lied to and manipulated by the people in power (parents, schools, politicians, church leaders, etc.).  We are fed so many lies that the truth seems TO BE THE LIE.  That’s part of cultural brainwashing.

People would rather believe the lies.  When it was found that priests raped untold numbers of children and destroyed their lives…and that the top members of the church covered it up and paid people off to remain silent…some catholics defended the church.  And nothing has changed.  The most terrible thing imaginable has happened to thousands and thousands of children and people still go to churches and give money to the people who lied and destroyed the very youngest of their “flock.” People would rather LOOK THE OTHER WAY, than walk away from an institution/cult that does things that other people would go to jail for doing.  When a father shot and killed a karate instructor who raped his small son, the jury said he was NOT guilty because of the outrage of the crime.  But priests freely rape THOUSANDS of children and nothing is done about it.  The karate instructor is DEAD and the serial rapist priests are free to continue to raping more innocent children. People did not turn on the church.  There was no marching in the streets.  No one stopped giving money to the rapists.

If people are not interested in protecting the lives of children, if they accept serial rapist priests and continue to send their children to churches everywhere, what hope is there that people will be willing to do anything else?   How is it possible that ANYONE could ever believe anything a priest, or anyone in the church would ever tell them again?  They are proven liars on so many levels, worst, they are above the law.  Rapists who walk free, were sent from one church to another, one country to another, so they could rape more kids in new parishes and yet, people did nothing.

Things like this make me feel hopeless. The catholics in my own family did nothing, still send their kids to catholic schools.  Nothing I say makes any difference.  Nothing they know to be TRUE, makes any difference.  They give their kids and their money to liars and rapists.  The truth doesn’t matter.  If the truth about the rapist priests doesn’t matter, even if that truth continues to destroy the lives of children, the truth won’t matter for anything else.

Our government lies to us constantly, as well.  We are so used to being lied to that we don’t even listen anymore.  Lied to about why we should go to war, lied to about the government being broke, lied to about why the rich get huge tax breaks while the poor get nothing, lied to about who actually runs the country, lied to about every single thing.

When the world is fake, and you know it, it’s hard to believe in anything…hard to hope for anything.  When you see that huge and horrific issues don’t make people change at all, well…it’s all over and we don’t have to wait for the fat lady to sing.

We give our children to rapist and to war, to be destroyed mentally and physically and we do NOTHING, as a people, to stop it from continuing.  Without people the church can’t exist.  It didn’t exist in the beginning.  It was MADE UP by people who wanted money and control over others.  No people…no church.  If we refuse to send our children to war, there won’t be any wars.  If we demand that the people who start the wars, go and fight it out themselves (world wide) then there won’t BE any wars because the men who start the wars  hide, while the real fighting goes on.  We enable these people…TO DO BAD THINGS.  The way to stop rapist priests is to stop going to church, stop sending KIDS TO THEIR SCHOOLS..  The way to stop war is to stop going to fight.  We can boycott, we can change things because WE have all the power, we’ve just been led to believe that the power is in the hands of others.  It’s not.  The power is OURS.

A gentle reminder…

The stars don’t go away during the daytime.  They’re still there, we just can’t see them.  Sometimes people forget that.  ❤   It’s good to remember that what we believe to be true …sometimes isn’t.

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