Sunday, November 11, 2007

Today, it's about others (again)

Today is Veteran's Day in the United States.
It's so easy to forget all the sacrifices that have been made by millions of men and women for more than 200 years.
I'll take a moment to privately thank them for helping to deliver the opportunities that I so selfishly take for granted.

* (Scott, four years form today will be 11/11/11.)


Anonymous said...

thank you for that reminder. i used to be in the marine corps and i didn't even know that it was veteran's day. another lesson in being present and aware.

dbv said...

i'm a veteran too... that definitely belongs in "ripley's beleive it or not"!!! lol!!!

Katia said...

Yes - I read Tradition 11 and I read Sobriety Society and I asked a bunch of people and I even called intergroup and everyone has their own (different) opinion - some are ok with it, some arent....who knows.

craftylady said...

Today, in England, is Remembrance Sunday' and I had the honour of laying a poppy wreath at the Memorial. It made me feel very humble standing amongst all the 'old' soldiers.

Happy 4th birthday Scott

Scott W said...

I will be spinning then. For sure.

Mary Christine said...

Thanks for the bold reminder. Eleven Eleven. (but I get tomorrow off for the Monday holiday - hooray!)

Todd HellsKitchen said...

God Bless the Vets!

Pam said...

Thanks for posting this Dave. I've been watching speaches on TV all morning, and I never watch TV.

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Anonymous said...


Don't cry "I need help!" yet go home and turn on the television. The gods don't respect this.
There is no such things as a savior. This is yet another tactic they have employed as temptation, much like "earning" or distractions.
You have to save yourself.

The Man in the Moon clue:::A constant companion, the "Man in the Moon" clue needs to be viewed as a reminder, for this environment is one in which it is very easy to lose your way, either via temptation or distraction.
Look to the sky. Begin to associate the Moon with the clue they impart with this celestial feature. Use it as a reminder to pray, to be god-fearing, for this is a very antient clue and shows their great power.
We only see one side of the moon at all times, another clue from the gods:::There is a "dark side" we don't see.

There is a BIG LIE here. Sigmund Freud proves it.
Wine proves it. Democracy proves it. Materialism/greed proves it.
The middle management tactic allows them to maintain this perception of an "absentee good (Christian) god", ensuring one of the goals of the United States remains useful::::NO FEAR!!!
The gods instruct Artificial Intelligence to employ evil as temptation. If people still believed in the Devil at least they would be on the lookout. Resign to be good.
Where does the Biblical number "666" ocurr within the context of The Beast, the San Francisco Bay Area???

The gods are sending a clue Yahoo is good with this Chinese censorship issue.
The American idea of freedom is a shock rocker anally masterbating with a crucifix. This is what the disfavored are free to view in this open society, and due to their disfavor a certain percentage will either be pushed into it or will comply, ensuring damnation. It's kind of like the KKK and Apartheid issue except this is for whites of the modern era::::Democracy ensures a false sense of security.

US popular culture is obsence. Intentionally. The gods are preying on the disfavored who remain, those foolish enough to participate.
The Chinese have favor and the gods allow the government to protect the citizens, but Chinese cut-off is fast approaching, for soon westernization will le