Terminator 3 (2003) and modern satire

This is a bit of a rambling essay, based loosely on the existence of “Terminator 3”, and the parallels to human development on Earth. The mostly autonomous drone assault program, linked to a program that is actually called SKYNET, is a related. This essay may touch on many more items.

A long time ago, I watched Terminator and Terminator 2:Judgement Day. By the end of Judgement Day, I had an interesting perspective on systems: they can never be trusted, as without human compassion, everything can become deadly. However, we depend on systems for the upkeep of society. The solution is to not to have less systems, but rather, to have humane systems which treat humans as such.

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Thanksgiving and the reason for mess

Some people say that you shouldn’t show your “bad side” in public… and there is some wisdom to that.

If you’re doing blogging to become a primary business for your Person, a hobby that you want to turn directly into a profession, then you have to get your brand clear, and make sure to focus on what you want: a clear message, a clear theme.

That is fully advisable, if your business is basically selling yourself, or a person that you personally represent… but it isn’t why I have this blog… it is not mainly commercial… so, for the most part, I leave articles which are rough drafts here, and some mistakes… but even in my for-sale stuff, I leave some things looking rough on purpose (such as the diagrams).


Because, a lot of people suffer from “I can’t”-itus. They try to do something, but then they think “I can’t do that, I’m not good enough, if only I was more —-“.

So, they never try.

I haven’t been that way, but we all can be surrounded by people who were that way, and so I know how common it is. I might not be working as a “motivational speaker” but what I do, instead, is let people know that imperfection is fine.

By modelling it: successful imperfection.

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Re:Zero Review; Updates

This is a quick review of the anime series Re:Zero, aka Starting Life In Another World. Also, updates as to what we have been up to recently.

Okay, so the Anime is a 25-episode series which finished recently. However, the source material is a serialized “light novel” which was later adapted (partially) into manga, with plans for a “visual novel”(VN type videogame) as well. However, all I experienced so far, was the anime.

Without spoiling it, I would say that it is an interesting introduction to the franchise, and possibly the world which the main character finds himself in. The story is very character drive, but not so much on the protagonist, but more on the struggles of adapting to a new world. He goes from being a “NEET” (Not Employed, in Education, nor Training) to being a different type of low-status individual: a stranger in a strange land.

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Responsibility, Banksters, and Hope

This an unplanned essay, but we hope to soon release a booklet on the same topic. More adept analysis has been done by other people, but my focus is on how the general, non-technical person could, and in some times and places does, benefit[1] (or suffer) from modern banking practices.


“Those who shrink from responsibilities keep on shrinking in other ways too.” — a quote from one of those “quote of the day things”[2].

Banksters (my name for the gang of unethical bankers) shrank away from the responsibility of fostering a fair, sustainable money system.

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Capitalizing on debt (general idea)

Currently, student loans are a big problem in America, because they are “super debts” which survive personal bankruptcy, and may even impact on the families of those who were coerced into taking the loans. The coercion is debatable, but the whole situation is similar to how the economy of Haiti was depressed for 200 years (until 1995), and the general lack of detached empathy to solve the problem for the “victims” is likely to make the problem last for a longer time than we might anticipate.

However, there is an idea which occurred to me: could and individual or small group form a corporation, buy a personal loan by an issue of bonds, and then assume that debt? Especially in the case of student loans, this would allow refinancing them without needed to either default or be worried about fees.

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MLP – Health Care vs. Disease Management

A video about how transforming fundamental assumptions are useful for living better. By a medical doctor, and, well presented.

The linked video takes less than 20 minutes to watch in its entirety, but it is worth just seeing the first few minutes, even if you already “know it” intellectually.

With some of the mass media pushing us to model the world as full of danger, it is good to see that they are more and more opportunities as well.

The Power…. ?

As for making the major changes, it depends on the individual, but they are guidelines available for almost any change, nowadays.

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Vital Creativity

A while back, I made the somewhat cryptic statement:

Laugh at […] what empty shells have been made out of the Kingdoms of creativity and prosperity that were […] testaments to the adage that crime doesn’t pay.

Not even crime against creativity, which is a vital part of the upwards thrust of the human aggregate spirit, or right-thinking individuals.

Well, re-reading that, the last sentence is a bit dense.

Creativity is a vital part of the upwards thrust of the human aggregate spirit.

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