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This was fascinating to read and somehow I feel better because of it.

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That was the intention.

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It worked.

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Fantastic. Powerful. Enlightening. Motivating. Bravo!

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Of course you do. Selling cheap hope to the slightly aware sheep. Do you get paid to do it, johnny?

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You know, you're right: I should focus on seeing the cloud in ever silver lining, smugly explaining how every W is akshually an L, relentlessly demoralizing the 'slightly aware sheep', until they get so depressed at the sheer hopelessness of our situation that they either take up a fentanyl habit or give a shotgun a blowjob.

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Dec 14, 2023Liked by John Carter

You may have hurt the poor fellow’s tender sensibilities.

Pity.

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No sheep. Johnny boy is only hurting you by selling false hope and idols. You are just as stupid and gullible as the sheep that stayed inside for the better part of two years and felt good about it. Feeling good based on a falsitude will make your despair even bitter once reality strikes.

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Dec 14, 2023·edited Dec 14, 2023

Bullshit reasoning in line with the article you posted. But what can be expected from, most probably, a paid shill. Let me tell you something johnny boy. Almost no one kills themselves because of the despair brought by a totalitarian regime. As I already lived through one way before covid I have some actual knowledge about people behaviour when times get hard. You dont. Confronting a bad situation and acting based on facts, not fantasies, almost always results in a better outcome. Selling and buying as a potential saviour the baphomet costume wearer, neurolink "builder", fake richest man on the planet, mars colonizer bullshitter only helps postponing the moment when a real decision has to be taken. But I guess that is why you are paid, right?

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At least, someone who gets it. Elon Musk is nothing but a false idol. He's been AstroTurfed to appease the masses of disgruntled normies.

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Dec 16, 2023·edited Dec 16, 2023Liked by John Carter

A bit of hope goes a long way.

Think of the difference between someone who has the will to get 1% better every day, and someone who lets themselves become 1% worse.

In ten years: Either nothing or five-thousand trillion your initial quantity.

Not trivial.

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There was an experiment with rats where they threw them in a tank of water and watched. They'd tread water for an hour or so, then stop struggling and drown. Unless at the last minute they picked them up, dried them off, let them catch their breath, and then threw them back in. Those rats would tread water for a day or more.

A little hope goes a long way indeed.

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10 times more people were born in Sub-Saharan Africa last year as in Europe

it's over

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The African population bulge is the actual natural disaster that threatens civilization this century.

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Which makes all the 'politics' Blah Blah that fills both the MSM and most of social media pretty much of an irrelevance.

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Europeans have never won because of numbers

To be outnumbered only makes heroics all the more beautiful

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+++

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Britain had a population of around 8m when it conquered India which had a population (estimated) of 150m.

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Then there's the Rhodesian Bush War.

To say nothing of Cortes.

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Rhodesia - betrayed by the all the white politicians in Britain and the USA. The Dutch won't take Boers as refugees - let them be tortured and slaughtered on their farms. Teresa May (as Britain's Prime Minister) said it was okay to confiscate White peoples farms without compensation in South Africa as long as it was done "legally"

Seems traitors are the main problem

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Cortes is the gold standard of white achievement. Words like heroic hardly do him justice.

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We should be holding him up to our youth, and telling them, see this guy? Emulate that. Few have ever been his match for sheer greatness.

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Dont you worry johnny boy. That is exactly the kind of role model the wef is showcasing to their youth. And soon, you, even if yoh are a shill, will realize what emulating cortez means on your own skin.

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Captain Cook, Shackleton, Mallory, Selous, Rhodes, Clive of India, Sleeman (ended Thuggee Cult) Nelson .... could go on and on

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Jan 9Liked by John Carter

Aussie Philip? This, John Carter guy is awesome, eh!

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Jan 10·edited Jan 10Liked by John Carter

1) Yes. 2) Which is why I subscribe.

Amazing who shows up in the threads. Whoever has access to the entire platform would get a good idea of who the usual suspects really are. One has to wonder: which of us, if any, is a real-life Keyser Soze?

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No. Stalin is. Died as the absolute ruler of the largest country on Earth and not heavily in debt after pludering half a continent as your idol did.

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Dec 14, 2023·edited Dec 14, 2023

A genocidal psychopath as another of your idols? Who would have thought. What about Stalin? From a poor boy in backyard georgia to the absolute ruler of the actual country that won the second world war. A true believer in himself with a can do attitude. What's not to like?

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But total fertility rates were fairly high. Excess population was shipped off to the colonies or forced into the armed forces. As I understand it India was conquered by divide and rule with the East India Company relying heavily on locally recruited mercenaries and allies.

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This is pretty much how it was done, yes.

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unfortunately two massive brother wars have reduced the hero element significantly

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Dec 12, 2023·edited Dec 12, 2023Liked by John Carter

Fortify the borders. Post guards. Put the navies to good use. Inform the North African nations and Turkey that we'll be sending millions back and that we will fire upon any ship trying to intercept the transfer.

Cancel any and all "foreign aid" - if corporations wants to bribe their way into african markets they can do it on their own dime.

After the first couple of NA/Turkish ships are sunk or captured, and the US told to shut the fuck up or take the the migrants themselves - since it is largely due to US political action the situation is what it is today - it will peter out.

The craft, manpower and materials exist. The Will does not. Let's awaken the Will.

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Exactly. Sink the boats, and they'll stop coming. The womenfolk will cry about it off course. We just need to tell them to shut up.

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How would the arabs have dealt with this situation?

Men would be castrated and enslaved, women taken as brides.

This is the response of the average historical man.

Even 1% of the kindness we show to immigrants makes us saints by historical comparison.

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A sound plan, but first they came for, or in this case went for, and I wasn't, will probably be the order of the day.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

I wish people would stop bringing up 'foreign aid' as if the average sub-saharan African was living off western largesse, rather than 90% of the proceeds being funnelled away by corrupt bureaucrats and then piped back into the western banking system in the form of capital flight. Even if this wasn't happening, aid to Africa only amounts to maybe 50 dollars per person per year, which is less than debt repayments.

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Even more reason to cancel it, frankly.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

And I wish americans would understand that other nations aren't the US.

For Sweden, 1% of our GDP - that's /gross/ domestice product - goes right into the pockets of corrupt regimes to smooth matters for our export industry.

Do you really think Iran needs aid money from Sweden? Or SA? Not to mention that huge amounts of the aid money has gone and still goes to AQiM, Hamas, Fatah/PLO, and other such groups.

Hey, we're even funding a never-to-be-completed railroad in Turkey, because if it is completed the money would stop coming.

How do /you/ think Erdogan got the money for his palace, with a cost of several billions of USD? It wasn't via taxes on the turks.

No. Cut off all of it. We didn't need that and in contrast to Africa, we here live in the (sub)-arctic and managed just fine. We even managed to get rid of malaria, rabies and most paraistical diseases all on our lonesome without any fucking aid.

You can't mean negros and arabs and turks and other "brownies" are less able than white people, can you? That'd be racist, you know.

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Dec 13, 2023·edited Dec 13, 2023

I'm HBD-pilled, you don't need to lecture me on the relative capacities of different racial/ethnic groups. I'm pointing out that cutting off current aid payments to Africa will make a negligible difference to local mortality rates/birthrates in terms of money available for food & medicine, et cetera. Curbing population size through starvation is, in any case, a fairly barbaric solution to the problem.

Personally I would double the aid budget for Africa, cancel all debt owed, stamp out capital flight (including of human capital), and transfer aid moneys directly as a basic income via l-pesa or similar wireless systems to circumvent the bureaucrats. In exchange, the countries in question would have to adopt a two-child policy and stick to it. It's the only sustainable arrangement.

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Here's what would happen under your scheme:

The doubled aid budget would find its way into bureaucrat pockets regardless of direct transfers: national regimes, local governments, militias and extended families/clan elders would forcibly take the money received by citizens, because they know they'd have it. In more developed African countries, some sort of tax would be introduced, or the funds would be swallowed up by inflation. Attempts to enforce the two-child policy would be hindered and resisted through noncompliance, corruption, and incompetence.

Meanwhile millions of refugees will continue to cross into Europe.

The alternative (shoot the boats, bomb the trafficking camps, murder the criminal gangs with black-ops) is guaranteed to work for a fraction of the price.

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Exactly. It's a Rube Goldberg machine that will get eaten by African social pathology and simply make the problems there worse, as compared to the elegant simplicity of just sinking the boats.

A dinghy goes down with one bullet. Helicopter patrols of the North African coast, with snipers. Sink the dinghies within swimming distance of the shore and loss of life is minimal. Very soon they'll stop coming.

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Pay a fair sum to the Tuareg chieftans to close the routes across the Sahara to people further south. Afrikaners aside, you cannot surpass the Tuareg in realism when it comes to managing human resource issues in Africa.

No foreign aid to scumbag NGOs but money for unsentimental locals who have the capacity to get the job done.

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GiveDirectly has been running a pilot basic income scheme in Kenya for several years now, I believe, and none of this has materialised. Botswana's fertility rate is currently less than 3 children per woman. This is an achievable goal.

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Why would you give any aid to Africa at all?

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To encourage the continent to not be a malthusian pressure-cooker wracked by civil war and constantly squeezing out waves of desperate refugees? Setting aside the basic humanitarian argument, turning Europe into a police-state fortress with gunboats constantly patrolling the mediterranean isn't going to be cheap either, you know.

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No, I want MY tax money to stay in MY country, and more importantly, stay in MY pocket.

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You're making the mistake of thinking of Africa as a poor Europe or Asia. It is at a fundamentally different stage of civilisation. Every attempt at large scale planning fails, because it doesn't take into account the way people actually are here. There is no order. Not socially, organisationaly, or even in the mind of individuals. And all order has a fractual symmetry. The order of the German mind is the order of the German street, is the order of the German state.

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As I said elsewhere in the thread, I'm not labouring under any delusions about typical afro IQ and/or the likely genetic contribution to that disparity. I'm pointing out that there's no biological reason why most of the continent couldn't be run like Botswana, with a moderate degree of white/asian investment and supervision.

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50 dollars is too much. I would prefer zero.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

In the first instance, I would say belts of landmines are our friends, and if we had Africa to our south, I'd be satisfied with that. However, we are fortunate in having Central and South America on that border instead of the Middle East and Africa. A more nuanced approach is called for. To our south and north we have our natural trading partners, who we would badly need in the event unrestricted naval warfare, or possible climate-chaos induced disruption of oceanic shipping, limited our total resources to our continent.

It's also best to maintain friendly relations with bordering countries, so a real Wall, and strict, harsh, effective and unpleasant border enforcement short of actual lethality are probably better policy. Execution of African and Chinese invaders entering via our land borders would be quite all right because it would probably have a dissuasive effect and anyways fuck'em.

As for Europe: just strafe and sink the boats, and belts of landmines along the Turkish border.

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Also hand over the warmongers to the Nations they have destroyed to let them hand out some justice

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Central bank owner parasitism + Christian derived egalitarianism = end of mankind

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But if the Christians had maintained their anti usury stance and not allowed dealings with usurers then the parasite class would not have become so powerful. If the equality mantra was applied as to be before God rather than on the Earthly plane it may not have been so destructive. You are therefore correct !

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These Africans are only alive because Europeans feed them. As soon as the feeding stops, the breeding stops.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

No it's not. They are incompetent peasants and all that it will take to repel them is the backbone to do it. The main impediment to doing that is clearing out those who will stop Europe from becoming Africa. It can be done, stop despairing.

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Exactly. And the non-entities clinging to power in the West are themselves extremely unimpressive humans.

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Dec 17, 2023Liked by John Carter

Look up the casualty rates by side during the Bush War. It's not over until the last White man is gone.

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It's just supply and demand. Birthrates are a giant red herring.

https://fatrabbitiron.substack.com/p/secede-children

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Dec 17, 2023Liked by John Carter

The Black Pill is the worst pill. They want us demoralized, hopeless, resigned. I for one will never given them the this.

With regard to African birthrates. They are too high, but its not like they're not going through their own demographics transition. They are, and birthrates are coming down, this may happened too slow for their own and the rest of the world's good, but they are coming down.

Personally, I have a hope that the Chinese will do a big difference. Europeans have spent half a century trying to build wells or educate or whatever useless nonsense they have wasted money on. The Chinese are just building infrastructure, mines, and factories. Perhaps this is what it takes. Make people richer, drive urbanization. Africans will be too busy watching TikTok and driving Chinese cars to have babies.

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Whitey is done dudes, we let it happen , no excuses , we lay down out of fear and disinterest in our own future , RIP Whitey , you were a force to be reckoned with back in the day but the tide has turned as it always does and the world will be a much worse off place because of it. What happened to South Africa is now the future for the entire world except for Israel and Japan but Israel has sealed it's own fate by Islamising the West. Japan will survive they have great respect for themselves , they won't let the hordes in no matter what.

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Yep, turned out longer than I expected too. I started the read before noon, away from the computer and drove to the P.O., and back 12 miles each way, read a bit more, broke for 3 beers with my son & now finished the read @15:08.

Hope you're right that the times they are ah changin' but looking back, with 85 years of perspective, the pendulum swings both ways but the center keeps creeping to the left.

Oh well, civilization was great while it lasted. Maybe we humans gave it our best try but it's the cockroaches time to shine.

Come on youngsters, prove me wrong.

Please prove me wrong!

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My thoughts exactly!

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I don't trust Musk, if only because of the concept of Neuralink which is very evidently supposed to be brain-chips, to suggest he put those in his guards seems pretty foolish. Why chip the guards like one would cattle?

That said I do agree that the infighting in the ranks is causing considerable disarray, with wild candidates such as those in Hollande et Argentine changing the tide. There are other places yielding such candidates, you have Japan that's proving uncooperative, Quebec does have ever more right-wing parties (Partie-Quebecois led by Paul St-Pierre Plamondon is gaining popularity out there (I know you don't like Quebec Carter, but it has shifted ever more to the right, the trouble is that the elections have been captured since '73 due to the false-flag event in October of that year). You have France's steering to the right with Zemmour, Aselineau and others. You also have Scandinavia which is proving ever more intractable and keen to deal with its imported Jihad problem. What is more is that South-Asia is following Japan & Vietnam's leads, and they're keen to forge a common destiny in which they control the sea-lanes of the area and have allied with Uruguay for beef.

The Globalists are losing ground everywhere except in Ottawa/Toronto, Washington, Berlin, Rome and London.

If Musk were to abandon his satanic Neuralink research, I'd probably have a little more confidence in him but as it is, I'm as suspicious of him as Morgoth is. But I'm willing to give an inch of confidence and say it is possible he may have turned on his possibly former masters. For humanity's sake, I hope you're right John Carter.

I really hope this is a battle that is won so that this fractious stupid Great Reset era can be put behind, and we can all work towards a better time in our lives. I'd rather focus all my energies on novels, and leave reading politics to one side rather than reading it to keep track of what the deep-state mobsters are doing or screwing up this week.

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The first gen neuralink is essentially a medical prosthesis, to help the crippled walk and the blind see. I can't see that as a bad thing.

Consumer models are many years away. We'll see what they look like. I can't see there being mass buy in unless security is much, much better than the current generation of cell phones, for instance. At that level of intimacy people will want strong guarantees that corporations won't be pushing ads into their subconscious.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

A neuralink type interface is inevitable. It is the next step. The first gen might be cumbersome and unwieldly, but do you remember what cell phones looked like, and what their capabilities were not that long ago?

Our use of technology is limited by the speed of the "man/machine" interface. The speed of the computer and the vast amount of information available on it is awesome, but it's intuitiveness is non-existent. The intuitive abilities of the human brain are awesome, but limited by available information.

Currently, the interface between man/machine remains at the barely glacial speed of physically typing, talking, and reading, and thus a huge chokepoint. The only way to remove this chokepoint, and fully access the computational speed and vast store of information on the internet, is with a direct link to the brain. I think the ability to download/upload and sift huge amounts of data at the speed of thought will be transformational for humanity. (Conversely, it could lead to analysis paralysis, but that's another topic.)

As part of this process, I don't think the computer will become any more "AI" than it is now, but will remain simply a super-library, still just an eminently accessible encyclopedia. Just a tool, like any other. After all, the only difference between Google and the Encyclopedia Britannica is really just of speed of access.

However, given what I think is the inevitability of a Neuralink type device, I'd sure rather see someone like Musk bring it to fruition than the likes of Bill Gates or Zuckerberg. It's not the corporations pushing advertising that worries me, what worries me is the propensity of the gov't assholes seizing yet another opportunity to intrude in a much more direct manner. Can you imagine the likes of Nancy Pelosi or Greta Whatshername in charge of what goes directly into your mind? No thanks.

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The major hurdle, imo, is the ick factor. There are very few people who are eager to have brain surgery so they can check their email more easily.

That might change, but then again, we still haven't seen wearable computing catch on.

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Dec 15, 2023Liked by John Carter

I don't know Neuralink's plans for their products, i.e. of which nature the brain-machine interface would be.

But I doubt we are going to transmit information to and from the consciouness that easily (if it is even possible in the end).

Maybe they plan to make the communication via the simulation of an auditory experience so you could hear without any sound being emitted, for example.

The transhumanists' plans are frigthening (because it shows their nature) but I doubt it will be easy. Time will tell.

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I tend to agree. Establishing a relatively small number of connections with the cortex is unlikely to magically lead to telepathy. In general, new technologies don't usually live up to either our dreams or our worst fears. Reality and practicality impose limitations we don't understand until we get to the point of application.

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Dec 15, 2023Liked by John Carter

Exactly, 1st issue: the connections to neurons to make something out of it seems impossible given their number and the fact that there is no real place to set up something between them (unless you're ready to have a 'Mars attacks' brain).

2nd issue: consciouness emergence *might* be a bit more complex than what we think we know. Is it totally something that relies on the "neural network"? I'm not sure there is a proof of that, maybe even the opposite (e.g. what we have learned from near-death experiences).

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Google Glass was a total failure.

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Utterly.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

I think Elon's position is that Neuralink is a "lesser of two evils" solution for allowing cybernetically-enhanced humans to keep up with runaway AGI. Given that demand for regulation/restriction of AI research is finally being taken somewhat seriously the need for that might not arise.

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AI "safety" is just an avenue for bioleninists to cripple pattern recognition technology by installing nanny filters. Runaway AGI is still highly speculative at this point. In any case, AI regulation is unlikely to work. The technology has already escaped into the wild.

That is indeed Elon's stated motivation for the Neuralink project, but whether it will be necessary for that is another question, as is the matter of whether it will ever catch on. Wearable computing has yet to go mainstream.

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I don't think so. The anti-racist nanny filters were being installed long before ChatGPT and Midjourney started freaking people out, and I know of several prominent DR figures who are frightened/appalled by current AI applications, either out of X-risk concerns or more reactionary reasons relating to human obsolescence and atomisation. It's quite possible the tech will need to be restricted at the hardware level, but at least public opinion is on the side of applying the brakes.

My main point, in any case, is that I don't think Elon would pursue brain interface technologies aggressively if unaligned AGI wasn't a looming concern.

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AI safety has been a thing for decades now, it's just that it only recently entered mainstream conservation. But the data scientist working on ML were thinking about this from the beginning, which in turn was the entry point for the woke to infiltrate the discipline.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Don't mean to bring you down but this just isn't true, it's just media hype:

"You also have Scandinavia which is proving ever more intractable and keen to deal with its imported Jihad problem."

Migration to Sweden this year was in excess of 100 000, the majority from moslem nations.

People with citizenship cannot be thrown out, and revoking citizenship is borderline impossible under present laws.

Also, Denmark ruled to make burning the Quran a crime just a few days ago and Norway, Sweden and Finland can be expected to follow suit.

It would tale a true Autocrat using police and military and Stalin-esque terror-tactics to rid us of the moslem invasion.

And that would get us bombed by the US.

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Sweden will make Quran burning a crime, even with SD in power? Damn.

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I stand corrected, I was thinking of Finland and Norway where I've heard from friends that there's less and less patience and some gangs are pushing back against the Jihadists. But fair enough.

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There's a huge political swing to the right going on across Europe at the moment, but stemming the tide of refugees/migrants will require either dismantling or ignoring various EU/international treaties. That may take time.

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Well said! Elon could become the good if he distanced and separated from some of his evil pet projects. Until he does, he's not all that good.

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Exactement mon point, there's too many who see Elon as a god. But he's a man who has claimed on twitter he'd love to debate (and beat in a debate) Jesus, he's the same guy who has jumped after Neuralink failed on chimps to wanting to try them on human beings. The guy also hates whites for being 'lazy' and needing 'sleep' instead of devoting all that they are to work(ing themselves to death for him).

The guy talks, breaths and acts like a WEF guy, therefore he must be. I'd argue that the failures of the WEF is not down to Musk being Superman but rather WEF incompetency and mismanagement (Elon included).

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Security through obscurity doesn't scale very well!

Like Tesla, Starlink, and especially SpaceX, almost none of their code or operations are open source.

NASA = Never a straight answer.

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I'm not sure I follow, what do you mean security through obscurity doesn't scale well? I'm not sure what NASA has to do with any of the points I made. My issue is with Neuralink, not Tesla, Starlink or SpaceX, I think they're fine companies and achieve interesting results. It is the brainchipping I'm suspicious of.

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Three more words.

Vendor lock in.

Sorry to be so cryptic, my time is limited and I'm not going to elaborate any further at this time.

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Argentinian alternative? You mean his first prominent guest was zelensky.... Praising about ukraine etc.

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Either Elon is not entirely in control of Twitter, or he is not quite the advocate for free speech that he claims to be.

I was recently banned for the _fourth_ time. Now they say I must grovel, admit I am a horrible person, and delete six tweets. Hey, before I was getting banned for just one at a time! How did I get up to six without getting banned?

I kinda know what they didn't like:

- I said that the majority of gay men were molested as boys, and that's why they're gay.

- I said that anti-white racism has morphed into full-on anti-semitism, but Jews never objected to it until it affected them.

- I called Leo Varadkar a faggot. That one got blocked instantly, and that was a while ago, so it's funny they're just getting around to me now.

Dunno what the others are, but similar stuff.

I'm tired of re-registering, so I'm really done with Twitter now.

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The Varadkar tweet was probably for the specific choice of language. I've been asked to reconsider before posting when using "retard".

Haven't gotten banned yet though, and I've certainly said things just as spicy.

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The truth is supposed to set you free, not get you tossed in X prison.

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Exactly.

Everything I said was factually true.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Perhaps Twitter is inspired by swedish law? They did get to establish a server station for free here, many years ago and well before Musk bought Twitter.

For free meaning they were given exemptions from basically everything by the Socialist Democrat WEF-alumni led governement of the time, including free electricity and being classified a "skyddsobjekt"; "Object of special interest re: military security and secrecy".

And swedish law on slander, defamation, libel and our late laws make no allowance for factual truth of statements - it doesn't matter if it's ture or not, not one bit. All that matters if is the prosecutor can make credible to the one judge and his two, sometimes four, politicians making up the court that your remark was meant to hurt, belittle, dehumanise or otherwise incite negative emotions re: protected group.

The statement "Most african negros have lower IQs than askenazi jews" is a criminal offence - despite being demonstrably true and despite being used here only as an example of criminal statement.

I for real think Facebook and Twitter got inspired from here, because all the crap that's been happening the last 10-15 years re: freedom of speech and cancelling and so on?

We've had that since the late 1980s.

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Why do Swedish people put up with the absurd idea that truth can be slander?

I suspect it is almost entirely because of female voters.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Most people don't even know or realise that how the law is applied and interpreted. It's like this (pulling numbers out of my . . . memory):

Out of 8mn swedes, about 60-70 percent get their news exclusively from state media and regime-loyal corporate media (virtually all papers are owned either by Shibsted Group or Bonniers), and those news are almost soviet-level curated - rarely any outright lies, just omissions of crucial facts or emphasising the narrative-important bits. For example, when several arabs, kurds and such with swedish citizenship were arrested in Spain for drugsmuggling and murders, state media et al reported "Three swedes arrested in Spain".

Furthermore, 80% of swedes live away from and outside migrant-controlled areas and it is rare for news media to report on those areas except from pointing out how it is due to "the racists" there are any problems at all (such as negros committing almost all gangrapes or arabs tossing their own daughters off of the balconies of high-rise buildings - "honour" killings). So most swedes have no personal experience with the troubles.

Plus high trust in authority and governement - because they used to be trustworthy when the majority of the swedish population grew up.

This taken together means people aren't so much putting up with it than simply being ignorant, and vigorously defending their ignorance. Think of your typical AFWL insisting Newsom is the greatest evah, and trying to get said AFWL to go look at the camps and tent-cities.

For once, female voters aren't to blame - the law wasn't intended to function like that originally.

And now, reporting facts that may negatively influence Sweden's standing and reputation among other nations has been made a crime.

To protect Our Democracy (if you haven't, check out Eugyppius latest masterpiece on the topic of Our Democracy).

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Irish here, burst out laughing bout Leo, it’s true! I’ve never posted or re-posted anything, but would have looked at a lot of freedom stuff and been banned for ages. I’ve done the ‘submit’ my please sir can I be here so many times but no joy, so I gave up too. I’m not a Muskie and ‘space’ I’m not holding my breath, sick of seeing those satellites ruining the night sky, well along with the manmade climate.

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Elon is in control although he lies about the freedom. This is the alternative way. Our 'alternative' government is exactly the same. Says what you want to hear but do the same as the left. It's a joke to expect mr dressing up as satan to fight the establishment.

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"I said that the majority of gay men were molested as boys, and that's why they're gay"

Do you have a source for this?

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I appreciate the links, but given that these cases are overwhelmingly post-pubescent teenagers I also don't think Larry Kramer's interpretation is implausible- it's entirely possible these are gay teens seeking out sexual contact with a group much less likely to turn them down than teenage, let alone adult, women would.

The heritability of sexual orientation is generally moderate-to-low according to twin studies, and I don't automatically discount the idea of social or even biological contagion being an explanatory factor here. But a lot of pro-family conservatives lean into the same kind of liberal-left mindset about children being innately innocent and early nurture and life experience being a suuuuper-critical factor in long-term personal development that simple correlational studies can't really demonstrate.

(For the record, I'm also not claiming that certain behaviours more common to the gay community aren't problematic- e.g, STD transmission, performatively flouting normative cultural standards of monogamy and procreation etc. etc. etc. But again, that's distinct from the underlying debate about causation.)

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I think the historical evidence also fits perfectly with the concept of male gayness as a social contagion, nothing innate. Note that there was no concept of "born that way" until modern times. There was only the well-known and ancient vice of sodomy.

Ancient Greek homosexuality was all about the age difference, in which an older man would "mentor" the younger. Because this was accepted, gayness became endemic and self-propagating there.

Ancient Jewish culture had the opposite view, and so sodomy did not spread there. And one could argue that the ancient Greek culture is now dead partly because of their tolerance for this vice which spreads disease so effectively, while Jewish culture continues.

Ultimately, men will fuck anything, including sheep and goats, but no one claims that beastiality is innate because that does not serve the political purpose of justifying a vice the way "born that way" does.

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And according to Herodotos, the greeks brought "boy-love" back with them from campaigning against the ancient persians.

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Thanks, that's interesting. I think pedophilia is still widely accepted to this day in Afghanistan, which borders Iran.

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Dec 12, 2023Liked by John Carter

What a superb fucking essay 👏 I needed to swear as emphasis. Hai! 🙏

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🤜🤛

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Wow...just wow. I could take your article alone and forward it to everyone I know to sum up the reality we’ve been living for decades. You pretty much covered it… Topic by topic, Check, Check, Check. This is absolutely brilliant. And, I, too, have felt the shifting winds. I referred to it as the swinging of the pendulum. I’ve waited a long time for this. I’ve lost friends and family over many of these issues, but nobody’s gonna say they’re sorry. I really don’t know who you are, where you’ve come from, but I know I want you in my trench hole. And I’m gonna follow you a lot closer. Well done.

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Words fail me. While that's an oxymoron, what I'm trying to say is I'm inspired to the nth degree, filled with hope not hopium, and more than before, ready to rock. Whatever one might say or think about Elon, military contractor, neuralink, etc, he's got some apples and is using them for good. He opened a window that let the light in, that we can see out of.

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Exactly. He's done more good for the world in the last year than probably any other human on the planet, just by opening Twitter to unfettered discourse. Had the situation there been similar in 2020 there would have been no lockdowns.

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I agree that his relative opening of Twitter has facilitated an accelerating awakening, absolutely. I love to see what would result if he truly unfetters X. I know of many truth tellers who are still banned...

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Mr. Carter, what an incredible wordsmith you are! I will have to take more time to fully read this long essay. Suffice to say, as one who hopes in God and His Son, I will take the road upwards. As the Psalmist said, "I would rather be a doorkeep in the House of God than dwell in the tents of wickedness." Amen to that. Godspeed, Sir

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Mentioning God yet praising johnny boy for an article where he sells you the baphomet costume wearer. The public person with the highest chance of being sold and bought as the antichrist.

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Deep, deep sigh...

Good grief, Joe, sad stuff.

I am not being "sold" anything, just positively commenting on someone's writing ability.

By the way, God is very good company. I can speak for that personally, even if humans are a mess, self included. Nothing to do with Mr. Musk.

I am not pushing God on you or anyone else.

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Dec 16, 2023·edited Jan 8Liked by John Carter

I think the WEF's NWO plans are doomed from the fundamentals:

Societies can do great things when they are meritocracies.

They are meritocracies only because of war.

In war, you do not tolerate mediocrity when it means you and your loved ones getting mangled.

Post-war societies can do incredible things.

The great exhibitions after the civil war, the highway system and moonlandings after WW2. This is what militarised societies can do.

Without war, all societies decay, simply because in the choice between the best man for the job, and my closest relative, I have more to gain from chosing my relative, though society loses from this choice.

That's why nothing works now. It's why everything is slow and expensive.

It's not something the WEF crew have any ability to fix.

Imagine there was a perfect, evil genius secretly in charge of the world. No matter how brilliant he is, he can still only work through the structures of power that are there. If they're full of halfwits, none of his plans will work.

In the absense of war, the elites become unrealistic.

Pre-WW1, the leaders of every major power in Europe thought they could beat everyone else.

Today, our elites live in a world they aren't bright enough to maintain, but which they think they can remake in their own image.

'The mind detached from the body rules over a paper kingdom'.

But maybe they can control everyone without revitalising organisational effectiveness?

Algorithms and CBDC controls?

If a currency is programmed not to buy things, or can be confiscated at the whim of the government: You're not going to work very hard for it.

A currency is worth what it can buy. The dollar is valuable because no one can tell you how to spend it.

The soviet ruble is worthless because there is nothing to buy.

A Russian will work his ass off for the dollar, he'll shrug at the ruble.

Realistically, control-freak CBDCs will reduce government power, because people will switch to parallell currencies. Facial recognition AI cameras watching you? How will the government be able to pay enough technicians, if these don't care for the useless govcoins, and instead are working to fix people's cars in return for black-market petrol and pork chops?

Made a substack to make this point in satire:

https://thewayofflesh.substack.com/p/outsmarting-smart-city

The problem is not that the powers that be are strong. The raw anarchic force of life can't be caged. The problem is a lack of an alternative vision.

But perhaps, as your article says, this is changing...

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Returning to a Gold Standard solves two problems. It destroys the debt-based fiat monetary system that enslaves us, and kickstarts a new space race. "There's gold in them thar hills/asteroid belt!" It's why we crossed seas, it's why we pushed West in the US, it will be why we leave this planet.

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Perhaps an iridium standard would be more motivating.

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Palladium is key to the LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reaction) engines that recently were shown to have promise.

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Dec 14, 2023Liked by John Carter

I'm not an expert on this topic, but my understanding is that the US abandoned the gold standard under Nixon precisely because the availability of gold could not keep up with the money supply? The British Empire actually ran into problems with their own gold-backed currency back in the 19th century, IIRC.

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Dec 16, 2023Liked by John Carter

Plus that finding more gold creates inflation. Ask the spanish what all the wealth found in South America did to their economy; the already-rich got richer still, but the rest and the realm? Not so much.

Even with currency tied to a tangible asset, well you'd still have issues like debasing of coinage (or modern-day equivalents), governement and corporate restriction of access to said asset, limits to amounts of said assets private citizens are allowed to possess/utilise, taxation of said asset in all shapes and forms, and so on.

None of the problems of fiat currency goes away because you tie the value of currency to cabbages or gold or anything else, but you do get a whole heap of additional problems - which is the real reason basing currency on a tangible asset was abandoned, gradually from the 17th century to today; it wasn't done overnight.

And of course, since the 1970s we've all been on the oil&energy production standard via the dollar.

The gold standard is largely a pyschological thing. Rather than study economic history, a totemic ideal to be prayed to is invented to give peace of mind. We all do it, to some extent, on some issue or other.

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Mostly everything you said is just wrong. Why should all the people who sat on their collective assets back in Spain benefit from those who risked their lives and fortunes crossing the sea? Circumnavigating the globe may not have had an immediate monetary benefit (I don't know), but it certainly was a huge win for civilization and advancement as a species. And you're not seriously suggesting that the wealth gap has been tightened with a fiat system? The already rich have first access to the freshly printed/digitized money, investing in assets and real things, or loaning it out to make money on margin, before it causes inflation.

All of your dangers are dangers of government and the dumb lazy people that enable it. Gold is not corruptible. They have to physically debase it, or lie, or avoid audits. Loans have to actually be repaid (thus higher lending standards and restricted access to credit if you are not worth the risk), not just vanish into inflation that we all pay for.

I will weigh your "whole heap of additional problems" of gold against the problems of today with unlimited fiat/fake currency any day. Yes, the gold standard was abandoned because of an obsession with access to "credit" and the false bogeyman of deflation. The "oil/energy standard" is pure fiat and being abandoned. Forcing the world to trade in dollars for oil is not an oil standard. The dollar is debt. It is loaned into existence. It's only value is an interest rate. It is worth literally less than nothing.

Credit can create a sugar high and spur growth, so long as the good loans outweigh the bad loans and the advancements in technology and productivity are a net positive. Thus the "moonshot" label for that idea (back to exploring space and the advancements that result). I would argue civilization has not advanced much for a while now for all the debt and debasement of our fiat currency. Our infrastructure, cities, and culture are collapsing. We are collectively sicker and dumber.

Finding more gold doesn't create more inflation than pushing a button and creating digital money does at will. A gold standard induces discipline and encourages savings and responsibility. And my overall point is that it would provide a huge benefit for exploring the solar system and advancing technology. Humans need a selfish reason to risk their lives and fortunes.

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Because they foolishly printed too much paper money. It wasn't the gold's fault, it was the politicians and the people who vote for more debt. Now we've got a fully fake fiat system that requires zero discipline, and thus our $35T national debt.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Love the white pill, but keep in mind we've been through a lot of these "we're winning" moments. Occupy, Ron Paul, Trump. Hell the boomers had Woodstock. It's easy when surrounded by friends to lose sight of the size and strength of your enemy. Don't get cocky. Things are going to get a lot worse before they can get better. This is unavoidable.

70 years of looting the treasury and eating the seed corn has consequences and we and our children, maybe our grandchildren, have to pay that debt down before we're solvent again, even though it's not ours.

Keep your eyes on the prize and your spirits high but brace for impact.

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You're absolutely correct, and as I said - the fight is far from over.

The reason those other moments felt so good is precisely that they were wins, however fleeting. They demonstrated that the control system is far from omnipotent, that the bastards can be caught flat footed and even pushed back against.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Good luck!

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

And those of you who took this as a campaogh ad, Musk for World Emperor, have missed the point. Musk here is proposed as a symbol, example, and inspirational case of what can be accomplished by a hugely positive attitude and a "go fuck yourself" attitude to the nay-sayers. It is not claimed that Musk is perfect, or the Messiah. But imagine what could be achieved if more of us were "more like Musk" in our virtues - and even in some of our vices.

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Precisely.

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Absolute Masterpiece of realism forged in fiction.

Much like the motion picture John Carter, (I was fortunate to get the 3D Blu Ray version! )

Absolute Masterpiece.

Might we elaborate on this further here:

If civilians were free from the shackles of a monetary system; deprivation, the fear of not having food on their table and the means of getting what we need to get it there (worry). We would have clear minds and thoughts like a "Good King". Amazing what paper and words & symbols can be & do to the human mindset.

More amazing is what music & lyrics can do to the human spirit "(dant-dant-dant, the eye of the tiger, dant-dant-dant...)"

Money is civilized slavery. Resources are provided freely by the mother earth; hoarded by the ruling classes and dispensed as ration to the enslaved. For a "price" of "believing" that maybe, one day civilians can be-like or "as them" , free. And the other "price" to pay for that is...? : Deceiving common sense; to be void of humane empathy and finally - to donate our souls to charity.

What a bargain!

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Y'know, actually, I'm rather done with this. Insulting me is one thing. Insulting my readers is over the line. Go shit up someone else's comment section, little man.

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You make me believe....and, maybe open an X/Twitter account for the first time.

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Look me up when you get to the Xitter!

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Brilliant essay!

One minor point of contention - I think there's a good chance "we" didn't go to the Moon in 1969.

I believed the story up until I lived next door to a former NASA engineer, who, while he didn't exactly say it was fake, certainly left me with some questions about the official narrative.

But we should be reaching for the stars regardless.

Here's some space-inspired music I made:

https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lKHKVyF8cZ1CX4tzgeaZrq20fX9lp6K0Y

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I suspect we haven't been told anything like the full story about Apollo, but it doesn't follow from that that it was a hoax.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Would someone please explain to me why the Russians, who would have been monitoring our telemetry and probably tracking our spacecraft with radar, and would have been able to pinpoint the sources of our radio transmissions via triangulation, and who had their own space program, would play along with the idiotic 'moon landing hoax' hoax? Or the Chinese? Would neither of them have pointed out that we left no bottom stages of the various lunar modules? Would none of the big telescopes have said 'look no modules, no flag'? Would all the scientists who examined what would have had to have been fake moon rocks go along with it? And all the astronauts: lifetime liars, no deathbed or posthumous confessions?

Seriously...

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Thank you! That's the big question people denying the Moon-missions never have a good answer for.

Perhaps it has something to do with culture shock for americans, due to Operation: Paperclip, Gagarin and other soviet flights, soviet nuclear weapons and missiles and so on?

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

As for what's behind it: I really don't know. Maybe just Idiocracy.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

I don't *recall* any moon-landing-denial until the last few years. Certainly none at the time that I ever heard of. The entire country was glued to TVs on 7/20/69, and the week before.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

It's been puttering along since the early 1970s, but on the lunatic fringes mainly. The movie "Capricorn One" from 1977 made it take off, and this in turn cause people to point to "2001: A Space Odyssey" as proof - if you could make it look that real with the effects available at the time the movie was made, well...

Still, it was a really far out thing until the 1990s, mainly used as a humorous pop-culture thing (mostly used for marking a character as a weirdo). For example, it was referenced in the 1996 first person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D where the player may stumble into a studio set shooting astronauts on the Moon.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

This exactly. I too bring this up. The Doppler effect would've been observed on the frequency of Apollo's transmission as it moved closer and away from the Earth and the whole world would have to be in on the conspiracy. Compared to that, going to the moon is a cakewalk.

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The Doppler effect *was* observed.

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Dec 16, 2023Liked by John Carter

Yup, and by a tracking station in Australia among other places.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

Yes, Doppler effect, I overlooked that; but there's such an embarrassment of riches. 'Flat-Earthers' I can't help feeling are having us on with a jolly good troll, but the 'faked moon landing' people, if it's not trolling, it's rank stupidity of the first water; one feels somewhat unclean just for having heard it.

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I still maintain that it's an emotional cope.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

I like that: some sort of displacement behavior. They can't talk about Clownworld or Jewish supremacist hegemony or anything else real and important, because Big Mother won't like that, so they gibber and hoot at the Moon.

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Read this article I wrote years ago not long after the Space Shuttle program ended (Yes, I worked in that program)

https://rv-103.com/fading-away-into-mythos/

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

That's interesting. Maybe it's that it's impossible to imagine the current USA (except Elon Musk) the current USA being capable of the Big Things we used to do. Other than supporting Israeli genocide and so forth, no can do.

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Conspiracies had to be kept small to work back then. The USA was a different country. Too many people were willing to tell the truth, even if it cost them something to do it. The people at the top could not have pulled off a lie that big in the USA of those days. The people who ran the country still believed in doing big things in a big way. They weren't afraid of massive projects. They knew how to pull them off.

Apollo was real. The landings happened.

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I'd use a different argument, given the success of the Manhattan project. Simply, the evidence that we went is overwhelming. Hoax theories flourish because that's emotionally easier than accepting that we just turned our backs on the future.

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We did turn our backs on the future. I remember. Everyone became technophobic. It was in the 1970s.

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Yep. Before my time but it's very clear in the culture.

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My Dad worked on Cold War defense stuff and some space related stuff. He and his colleagues worked on Apollo. They were Depression kids and WW2 and Korea veterans. The Cold War was real and they were deadly serious about all of it. If they were given a mission they did it. They believed in technology, because they grew up shoveling manure and coal, They saw the end of the world before electricity and internal combustion, and they knew it could be better. People like him actually did things. They did not run elaborate hoaxes. Totally different world. If you live long enough you see how much of the history is lost, the tone of daily life does not make it into the books.

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The idea that everything is a media hologram is the sort of postmodernist delusion that can only prosper in a generation raised inside the media hologram.

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

"Tune in, turn on, drop out".

Who were the Pied Pipers of the '60s? Who led the 'Yippies'? What was their agenda?

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Dec 13, 2023Liked by John Carter

The primary function of the Apollo program was to one-up the Soviets and develop the tech needed for ICBMs. Long-term space colonisation was never the principle goal.

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It was von Braun's very explicit goal, one shared by the majority of the scientists and engineers working on the program.

The politicians, on the other hand....

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We already had liquid fueled ICBMs. They were yesterday's technology. The Saturn V rocket was a super-sized Atlas, already obsolescent. The Minuteman and later ICBMs used solid fuel. Apollo was one of many ways that JFK tried to move the Cold War away from direct military confrontation with the Soviet Union into other channels. The Berlin Crisis and the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the poor quality of military advice he received in both cases, pushed him toward deescalating and rechanneling the conflict. The record shows that JFK had no long term goals for Apollo. It was to be a demonstration of US technical prowess, in effect Sputnik in reverse and on a larger scale. The people working on Apollo had many interests, but Von Braun and many of his colleagues had been interested in space exploration and interplanetary missions since the 1930s.

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It could have been kept very small. All the staff at the space station may have believed everything they were seeing was 100% real. Only the astronauts and a small few others would have to know the full extent. I’ve always been open to the fact that it was faked, but also that it was real. From what I’ve seen, there isn’t 100% evidence of either argument, and I wouldn’t be al all shocked if either are true.

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We used to be willing to dream big, like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Water_and_Power_Alliance

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"Parsons originally proposed using peaceful nuclear explosions to excavate trenches and underground water storage reservoirs for the system."

Incredible.

Reminds me of the German plan to drain the Mediterranean and irrigate North Africa.

We've become so very timid.

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Dec 12, 2023Liked by John Carter

For some reason I could hear "Eye of the Tiger" playing while reading this. Playing inside my head, that is. Weird.

"Control cannot be maintained over interplanetary distances, with communications times measured in hours rather than microseconds, and travel times of months or years rather than hours."

The Imperium of Man begs to differ. Vengeance now or in a century (or a century beforehand due to the vagaries of the Warp) matters not to the Emperor, for his is the Vengeance and He will send His Angels Of Death, the Adeptus Astartes, to kill the Mutant, burn the Witch and Purge the Heretic!

...ahem... Seems Klovis the Redeemer took over the keyboard there for a spell.

Speaking of Grimdark, anyone reading here really should check out Joakim Ericsson's art linked above - especially the "Mature Content" section. Don't worry, it's not porn. Just images using classic medium such as oil on canvas. Apparently, the site he's using to host his art considers norwegian landscapes to be "mature content".

I remain skeptical of the validity of space travel without major breakthroughs in materials, propulsion and physics - but striving for the stars will if not solve it at least help us along the way. A much greater hurdle is zero-g and radiation for people in space. Spinning habitats does not compensate for lack of gravity f.e, and how a fetus would gestate on the Moon is a complete unknown.

Interstellar exploration will remain impossible unless we have a real breakthrough. Resource extraxtion in space would be used by the void-born themselves in the first place, since they'd have zero use for planet-bound money and the cost of lifting planet-made goods would be quite steep compared to the profit, especially if the cost of building the 'Nostromo', outfitting it, sending it out, waiting X number of years or decades for it to come back, land the minerals and ores, and so on - if those costs are to be turned into monetary profits, oh my. we're at the far tail of the curve.

As for spaceships - think submarines re: living quarters, space, regimented lifestyle and so on - not Star Trek or Wars but Das Boot.

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No question we need a number of breakthroughs, but with the exception of FTL they're all engineering challenges (and FTL isn't strictly speaking necessary).

I'm curious what the argument is for why centrifugal pseudogravity is insufficient, e.g. for gestation. There was an animal model experiment recently on the ISS, I believe, which found that fetuses develop normally at about Martian gravity.

The cramped conditions on contemporary spacecraft aren't exactly comfortable, but once we're building in orbit there's no reason we can't build at much larger scales.

In general though it's one step at a time. Simply because we don't know every detail of how to get there is no reason not to set out on the journey.

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Dec 12, 2023Liked by John Carter

From what I can recall, it had to do with centripetal/centrifugal force causing uneven stress on the body compared to Earth's gravity. It had less to do with the amount of "G" involved and more with even distribution of stress.

Bear in mind, it's been over 25 years since I read it and I'm neither engineer nor doctor.

The reason for keeping it cramped is security as far as I can understand. Smaller target for radiation and micro-meteorites, less atmosphere vented in case of accident, and such things.

Of course, it all depends on scale and scope and what we envision. Gateway Station from Alien: Earth War is a far cry from Niven-esque artificial worlds or Schlock Mercenary's star encompassing Dyson-sphere Buthandis.

I think the greatest fear for longer journeys/bases is simpler and more basic than political concerns: the mental health of the crew. Any such mission using present-day technology is in effect a suicide-mission. We can add to that that sending physical and intellectual 1%-enters out into space should require them to first donate a generous amount of sperm and ova. Middle-of-the-Bell-Curve people like me, we have no shortage of and out in space we need our best and brightest to maximise odds in our favour.

And that makes it suddenly /very/ political, especially given the plague of belief in rights we live under today. "If'n I can't go up inna rockit, ain't no-one goin' up inna rockit!" as per the image of the rather plump blacks protesting in the b&w photos. With jowls and rumps like that, they weren't starving any, and any of their kids having rickets would be down to parents not knowing pr caring how to feed them right.

Meanwhile, mr Musk is speaking up on behalf on Gonzalo Lira. My my. I can't eat pop-corn but I'll indulge in some salmiakki-chocolate and a tipple of Ballantines I think.

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