Snowdon….


I’m waiting for The Unemployed Philosophers Guild to create Snowdon and Manning votive candles. I plan to make one of my own to take to the movie premiere.
Yup, while it may have been love that gave birth to Chelsea Manning, it may also have simply been jealously.

Why yes Ms. Manning, I’m broken hearted too.

Love to all.

Live like it matters 2016

If at first you don’t succeed: Those Bloody Greeks and the Absence of Pathology


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The Greek Culture Ministry has announced that this summer’s excavation of the mainlands oldest temple to Zeus has FINALLY revealed a human corpse!

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Oh Joy.

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Let the militant clamoring begin.

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Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy: Check yourself before you wreck yourself


ago while reviewing “gas lighting.”

I have ordered a book written by a peer reviewed author cited by Pub Med on the subject.

Munchausen and it’s by proxy variant are classified as “factitious DISORDERS” which, can ONLY OR BEST BE CRITICIZED from a postmodern critique of IDEALISM. This solipsism or more “delicately” this, “essentialism” is POSSIBLY the only way INVASIONS of PRIVACY can JUSTIFY abuse of DERRIDA AND DECONSTRUCTION, as if they are OUTSIDE THE WESTERN CANNON OF LITERATURE. As if the author isn’t “Modern” himself.

Be advised of Trojans and their “offerings” when viewing such “Doppelgangers” in their natural habitats. Free Will killed Pompey when he sought sanctuary from Ptolemy’s heirs.

Just sayin’.

The axiology of research and crime: Calling Stephanie Myer


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Erin Elizabeth over at Health Nut News has found herself in a post modern pickle. For the past year she has “diligently” reported on the murders of holistic doctors and practitioners in the U.S. Unfortunately, Erin’s absence of academic training in research SHOWS. (More on how this fuels panic, creates yet MORE conspiracy and undermines the credibility of CAM overall in an election year below.)

The most recent murder is FAR, FAR AWAY from the original “circle” of suspicion on the “ultra conservative” East Coast Establishment, out in the magical land NOT OF FANTASY but of SCIENCE FICTION: California. Palo Alto to be precise, and in “True False Flag~DisInformation” style propaganda, her current article masks her ill will with RECURSIVE REGRESS to the very genre we all would like protected: privacy and all that IT protects: including a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Anyone else notice author Stephanie Myer is due to release a crime novel or already recently has? So large a fan base MUST be “educated” and what better means by which to do so, than to tickle the fancy of multi generations of readers with a slightly different approach to Gothic sublimation? Forgive my snot nosed sobriety but I’m not so sure Erin Elizabeth isn’t Mrs. Myers publicist.

Any “cautious but curious” interlopers in an election year would be wise to note the role of axiology in “crafting narratives.” The presumption of “universal pathology” typically ends in a Gulag. Or at least it has since 1945. Those interested in reading Erin Elizabeth’s reporting should note AGAIN AND NOT FOR THE FIRST TIME in her writing, the absence of statistics on the relevant variables and the absence of taxonomy to span the fictional continents of genre now that she’s moved conveniently back toward a “private” but all too TRANSPARENT view of essentialism thru the ethnicity of the most recent victim and the projective identification of history as a “weapon” of the “home culture.”

Does any CAM professional believe Erin Elizabeth to be “The Red Woman” from Game of Thrones? Surely not Danerys Targaryen?

Keep watching the web. And remember, Fox Mulder was reminded that Sharks must keep swimming so they don’t drown. Even in shallow water.

Alas! I don’t believe I will be sailing in Hawaii


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It’s been three weeks since Steiner Leisure hosted their yearly North American cattle call and I’ve not received a reply. Stephanie the recruiter for this event did say everyone would receive an email reply regardless of outcome in approximately two weeks. I held a faint glimmer of hope at the end of last week but there has been NO communication to abate my insecurities.

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“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, where the dogs of society howl. You can’t keep me in your penthouse, I’m going back to my crowd…” ~ Sir Elton and Taupin

Yes ladies and gentlemen, this bit of toast that comprises my physical being is convalescing after a lengthy march thru academia and I would indeed have loved to sail with you. However, all may not be lost. Let me get back to you in two years.

See you After.

Man live streams “zombie like behavior” as 33 people in Brooklyn overdose on K2 ~ Spice ~ White Tiger


https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-live-streams-zombie-behavior-150500314.html
A section of Brooklyn looked like a scene from The Walking Dead when an epidemic of synthetic drug K2 was used in heavy amounts Tuesday. One man, 38-year-old Brian Arthur, was so stunned by the atmosphere around him, he posted footage of people in a zombie-like state on Facebook Live Tuesday morning.

Irony: pattern meets image


Astute Vera Bradley patrons will recall that this card lies atop retired “Safari Sunset.”

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The caption reads “Look, I found your dignity!”

Steiner North American interviews in Las Vegas 2016


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It’s June 24th, 2016 and I was a guest of The Nevada School of Massage Therapy and The Steiner Education Group. It’s been a lovely experience and visit to Las Vegas.

I made time recently to look up basic info on the founder, Rudolph Steiner before the meeting. Today I learned Mr. Steiner began his career as “the hairdresser” to the  English Monarch in the early 20th century. The Nevada School of Massage Therapy is a Steiner school and for this season, recruitment was limited to the only American registered vessel in the fleet.

I was shocked there were under 30 people at the meeting and a healthy portion were oriented to the East Coast. I believe there were two candidates from West Coast States, California and Oregon. My massage partner for the demo is a graduate from The Ann Arbor School of Massage and is currently in private practice. I wasn’t the only Massage Envy employee present, nor was I the oldest candidate, the most veteran candidate or even the most educated candidate.

Here is a basic list of what legal requirements successful applicants must complete before beginning their training and reporting for duty:

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This isn’t the best photo but hopefully you can enlarge it. I also hope I’m not in legal violation by sharing this photo on my blog. Please let me know if you readers know something I don’t. (Thanks)

At least one candidate is a recent graduate of The Utah College of Massage Therapy’s Master Bodywork program for instance. Another parallel would be ISPA’s management certifications that they created a bit more than ten years ago. One candidate is a long term Steiner veteran. She has been with the company almost ten years and despite this, all returning employees go thru the same recruitment process with each back to back contract.

Basic Pros and Con’s:

Cons: Longer work days are required at a pace Americans would reject for anyone not salaried in a white collar profession.

Communal living. Enough said.

Pro’s: Based in Hawaii!!

Reasonable compensation.

The interview itself was very limited. Brief even, for the distance travelled by both the recruiter and candidates. I’ve been thru more thorough interviews with domestic employers. Despite this, I did feel comfortable. When I asked about upward mobility in the organization I was assured that it’s performance based and meritocratic. I didn’t ask about lateral moves in the organization, such as applying for different positions once a contract had ended.

I hope to receive an acceptable passing interview notification in two weeks. If not, I will be staying put in Nashville and will begin making plans to begin my paralegal and lining up a more cost affordable graduate school than Emory Law. Emory is still too expensive for my finances, even with the blessing of one or more contracts with Steiner.

The Satanic Verses or Secular “Apologetics?”


I was reminded today of two different movie dialogues, both of which were spoken by seasoned comedians. One was indeed a comedy but the other was a tragedy. The lives of each comic have followed the courses laid out in those films more or less.

Bill Murray in the comedy Stripes has a line where he’s winning over an audience and courting their vanity. “It’s the stories you tell” he exclaims. Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society asks his students “What will your verse be?”

It’s June of 2016. It’s an election year. Stanford Professor Francis Fukuyama’s thesis “The End of History and The Last Man” has recently been ‘annotated’ it appears by Joseph Crawford of The University of Exeter in the UK. Another Professor of German Literature who spent 30 years at UC Santa Barbara before heading to Switzerland, Lawrence Rickles states in his book The Vampire Lectures “What is a historical fact? It’s AFTER THE FACT.” Academics will note the curious change in my linked citations. It seems that once again, Wikipedia editors could not provide a link to Professor Rickles profile at the State Academy in Switzerland or an English translation of the schools website.

Across the pond and in the Tennessee foothills of Appalachia, far from either Ivory Tower mentioned above, I have found a moment of peace, along with new books to burden myself and others with moving. I can’t say I have acquired “new” academic idols just yet, but give me time to digest a few things. It’s a mere year and six months of a moment that I pray will take me to international waters where jurisdiction is as legally ambiguous as Art is.

Depending on how the story of the Enlightenment is told, different outcomes emerge. Historiography is another word for ‘style’ depending on who is teaching, and WHAT they’re teaching. If there is lingering doubt about the origins of what it takes to create modern “conspiracy”, I do recommend the books authored by the Professors above.

Perhaps when the defacto political prisoner that both the Federal Government and my home State of Alabama cannot claim was created in isolation as a literary “decentered subject,” or an “axiological exercise” (might we ALL pause to recall, across Both Sides of EACH POND) then perhaps the POINT of Professor Fukuyama’s witty title will do more than “trickle down” the Appalachian Trail but also “Ride the Freedom Train” North.

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