January 31st; Monday.
I look up 'Plato's Lambda' (more or less mystical versions of
this), and I find
an olive-oil brand designed to look like aftershave.
January 30th; Sunday.
Pop over for tea with Annette in the Science Cave, and hear her amazing family history. She's
still getting criticism from her German family for not playing Davos Roulette with the Wuflu
potions. My health seems to be gradually but steadily improving. Each night, as I brush my
canines and molars with grapefruit-flavoured Bulgarian toothpaste and my chunky cut-price Star
Wars toothbrush, I listen to my slowly healing heart, pumping away, doing its thing.
Two new messaging services claiming to be secure and hard to shut down:
January 29th; Saturday.
A TV interview claims embalmers of human corpses are finding rubbery white deposits
in the veins of people who
die shortly after covid-19 vaccination.
January 28th; Friday.
An interesting general article about a long-term effect noted by researchers since the 1950s:
January 27th; Thursday.
Vaccine-injury data in the
US military suggest disturbing trends.
January 26th; Wednesday.
Finish rereading Robin's copy of Dion Fortune's prewar book
'The Mystical Qabalah'. Despite the ugly
cover, a sensible and helpful introduction to Jewish kabbalism, as made use of by largely non-Jewish
occultists & mystics. An
interesting woman, Fortune has a clear, ordered mind. She
distinguishes between occultists, mystics, and psychics with a host of examples and precise
descriptions from the numbered tree of life. Got much more from the book this time.
January 25th; Tuesday.
Study: Moderna & Pfizer vaccines
strengthened covid virus.
January 24th; Monday.
Despite the huge failure of covid-19 vaccination, US moves ahead with
digital vaccine passes, the real end goal of the whole
January 23rd; Sunday.
January 22nd; Saturday.
Britain's government appears to have
deliberately murdered tens of thousands of people in nursing homes.
January 21st; Friday.
Finish reading 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'
by Joanne Rowling. Although I read half the first book of the series in the 1990s, this was the
first time I had toiled all the way through a Harry Potter book. Filmmaker Jessica kindly lent
me her Kindle reading device so I could read this - the 5th in the series (in order to write an
article she also suggested). This was also only the second book I have read mediated through the
Orwellian Jeff Bezos Machine. Strangely pages kept skipping back and
forwards due to some electronic sensitivity. The novel itself felt odd too. I constantly had
the feeling I was reading a parody of a children's book. I must reread something like 'Bedknobs
and Broomsticks' or 'My Friend Mr Leakey' or the 'Mary Poppins' stories to see if I've
misremembered them as somehow more authentic or sincere than they really were.
attention to detail in constructing her world is charming, use of magic as a technology
constantly present in the Rowling characters' lives is a bit lazy. The awkward teenage love
attraction between Harry & the girl with long dark hair is sensitively & deftly treated.
The humour is well handled
in her wizarding boarding-school romances, but I found (as with the very first book I gave up
on halfway through) something heavy-handed, something cynical, even secretly resentful, about
the whole fantasy. Perhaps they even justify that word that puzzled me in
books I read as a child, when someone else gave someone an "arch look". I still don't really know
what that means, but just as my own wizard (my homeopath) sensed something curious about Rowling
herself, I sensed something subtly wrong with this and the first book. If the 1969
Doo cartoon was a Californified version of Enid Blyton's 1930s
Famous Five and
Secret Seven adventures, shifted
into the era of psychedelic-van-driving beatnik kids,
Rowling's Potter stories likewise seem to be a conscious reworking of other, non-Blyton
prewar children's fiction.
Fiction of the Narnia / Just William era from back when servants
in large houses were natural, and better-off middle-class
children didn't think to be apologetic or cringing about there being a cook or a nanny at home.
Somehow, with great success and accomplishment, Rowling managed to invoke the romantic nostalgia
that's central to all children's fiction. She breathes new life into boarding-school stories, yet
somehow squares this with her and her readers' left-wing distaste at privilege and history. She
brilliantly manages to have her cake and eat it. There are servants and
crumbling historic buildings and eccentric traditions going back centuries, but she cleverly
gets around how wicked this all is in modern, left-wing, middle-class Britain by making it
flippantly magical. Much as in the Mary Poppins era, Rowling describes the children's personal
relationships with the servants, not the notion they come from different classes. The dislikeable
sneering toffs of the Slytherin house do a lot of Rowling's sanitation work for her. Using them
she can get away with presenting this as an anti-snobbish popular story about enjoying
attending an elite historic school.
The reason I read it was to do research on the magical-media campaign against Potter, the
"cancelling" which later happened to Joanne (or J. K.) Rowling herself over her fairly innocent
"transphobic" remarks about "people who menstruate" being a dishonest phrase for "women".
Sociology Ed's interesting remark about there having been a plagiarism case settled out of
court with the creator of an American boy magician in the 1980s called Larry Potter, including
some characters called Muggles, is still at the back of my mind. However, what really
makes me feel no urge to read any more of the Potter series is not that. Rather it's the eerie
sense that the tales emerge from the same ideology that is now attacking Rowling personally.
She is now a victim (as left-wingers and liberals are throughout history) of her own side's lust
for permanent upheaval. Of its recurring dream of destroying the past and erasing all common
sense. Yet Potter is a product both of that vandalistic movement and of the fondness for the
past it vandalises. The Potter books were a fabulous success because the desire to smash tradition
is cleverly reworked as its opposite to cover his creator's ideological tracks. Rowling profitably
exploited the class-flavoured nostalgia that gives the tales their cosy surface layer. Beneath
the surface of the narrative though I felt she hated that nostalgia, while artfully hiding her
January 20th; Thursday.
New South Wales covid-19 deaths rise
January 19th; Wednesday.
How many people have really died of covid-19?
January 18th; Tuesday.
Covid-vaccinated people worst hit by covid.
January 17th; Monday.
Serious warning from Catherine Austin Fitts about the planned era of
January 16th; Sunday.
US congressman cites evidence that by
February 1st 2020, Fauci knew covid-19 was from a laboratory.
January 15th; Saturday.
Japanese satellite films an
underwater volcano erupting near Tonga. Visit Filmmaker Jessica. We watch the
first Twilight film, which I never
saw. Confirms my thesis that vampire stories let romantics enjoy anticipating the first,
un-porn-tainted, kiss, now transmuted into the first bite.
January 14th; Friday. Yet more.
(1) Germany's most vaccinated state has the largest number of
new covid-19 cases ;
(2) US Supreme Court justice
massively overestimates covid-19 casualty figures ;
(3) Worrying signs of growing
autoimmune problems in vaccinated people ;
(4) Icelandic data:
vaccinations increase infections ;
(5) Letter to peer-reviewed liver-disease
journal confirms another measurable
vaccine side-effect ;
(6) Peer-reviewed paper confirms
autoimmune damage in covid-19 mRNA vaccine recipients ;
(7) New phenomenon of heart attacks
and myocarditis in teenage children
another covid-19 mRNA vaccine harm ;
(8) Chaos & corruption behind Russian
covid-19 vaccine effort.
January 13th; Thursday.
Small Chicago firm sells sunglasses
that supposedly confuse face-recognition software.
January 12th; Wednesday. It goes on.
(i) More on Japan
halting vaccine mandates ;
(ii) Let a friendly Artificial Intelligence
News Years resolution for you ;
(iii) (en francais) Wealthy Frenchman dies
uncontested vaccine death. Judge allows insurance firm to not pay out because
vaccination was his choice ;
(iv) US state of Georgia begins investigation into
January 11th; Tuesday.
Hospital admissions data versus
January 10th; Monday.
More on mass hypnosis.
January 9th; Sunday.
When is this going to stop?
(a) Major question: How far was the covid-19 epidemic
planned in advance? ;
(b) 'Human resources' gets new sense. What's the
human asset class? ;
(c) Triple-vaccinated Swiss athlete says vaccine injuries are
forcing her retirement ;
(d) The curious case of the already-built
January 8th; Saturday.
Someone actually wrote
this page. Why did they bother?
January 7th; Friday.
More disturbing background.
(1) Japan puts government
health warnings on the covid-19 pseudo-vaccines ;
Study shows revealingly timed increase in deaths in
145 countries after covid-19 vaccine rollout started ;
(3) Conservative Woman article about crowd hypnosis &
"mass formation" used by pandemic promoters ;
(4) Military documents
contradict Fauci's claims.
January 6th; Thursday.
Feast of the
New book finally acknowledges that British policy with masks and lockdowns
got covid-19 completely wrong.
January 5th; Wednesday.
Other news too, not just the vaccine campaign.
(i) Johns Hopkins School of Public
Health 2017 document outlines 2025 pandemic ;
(ii) An affectionate
obituary to an old communist friend in the
conservative journal The Salisbury Review (not one of mine) ;
(iii) Recommended by
Our Man in
Bucharest, a Pat Buchanan piece about
US hubris in 1989. I disagree. The mistake
was a century earlier ;
(iv) I remember the name, and talk about
this book, but my
vague recollection is that I never read it. Was this
the Tolkein or Harry Potter of the early 1960s? ;
(v) Some charming bits of stand-up humour from
(vi) An American friend recently ate
breakfast here: 'Bitches Love Brunch' ;
(vii) German shepherd forms syringe out of
goats & sheep to promote vaccination ;
(viii) Indiana life-insurer sees huge
40% rise in excess deaths of under-65s ;
(ix) Robert Malone mentions
Belgian psychologist Mattias Desmet's
mass formation / mass hypnosis analysis of the covid scare:
Desmet now blocked by search engines ;
(x) British government says
mass-surveillance drones will protect women ;
(xi) Brazilian TV presenter
collapses days after boasting of 3rd vaccination ;
(xii) Bosnia becomes 1st European
country to outlaw vaccination passes.
January 4th; Tuesday.
Decade-old New Yorker profile of
Martin Armstrong, including a prison
interview with the Financial Cyclist himself. Some good detail.
January 3rd; Monday.
So January 3rd is apparently Festival of Sleep Day, Humiliation Day, National Chocolate-Covered
Cherry Day, National Drinking Straw Day among others. Truly my cup
January 2nd; Sunday.
Already again it's 55 Miles-Per-Hour Speed Limit Day. How quickly another year passes!
New Year's Day.
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