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Postby the fire elf » Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:47 pm

perhaps one could aquire the skill of instantaneous healing of the pain of dancing and partying too long...

thus indefinately extending the culture's ability to live in a party habitat...

would seem reasonable that some beings on this evolutionary planet could possibly evolve that direction
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Postby the fire elf » Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:51 pm

up wrote:instantaneous healing of the pain


—Synonyms 1–3. torture, misery, torment. Pain, ache, agony, anguish are terms for sensations causing suffering or torment. Pain and ache usually refer to physical sensations (heartache); agony and anguish may be physical or mental. Pain suggests a sudden sharp twinge: a pain in one's ankle. Ache applies to a continuous pain, whether acute or dull: headache; muscular aches. Agony implies a continuous, excruciating, scarcely endurable pain: in agony from a wound. Anguish suggests not only extreme and long-continued pain, but also a feeling of despair.

2. pang, twinge, stitch.

7. afflict, torment; trouble, grieve.
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Postby the fire elf » Sat Oct 28, 2006 2:26 pm

A neutron star is one of the few possible endpoints of stellar evolution. A neutron star is formed from the collapsed remnant of a massive star

Since a neutron star retains most of the angular momentum of its parent star but has only a tiny fraction of its parent's radius, the moment of inertia decreases sharply causing a rotational acceleration to a very high rotation speed

Supernovae are suddenly appearing dying stars in the sky, whose luminosity in the optical might outshine an entire galaxy for days to weeks.

magnetar

Another class of neutron star exists, known as the magnetar. These have a magnetic field of about 100 gigateslas, strong enough to erase a credit card on Earth from half the distance of the Moon's orbit.

It is generally more useful to consider such objects as stars.
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Postby the fire elf » Sat Oct 28, 2006 2:59 pm

version...


proudly stand in windy gusts
Embraced in clouds of swirling dust

clouds of white, blinding eyes
contrast the light which burns inside

"bring to us"; thought silent voice
That calls for love; calls for rejoice

with arms and minds open to wind,
embrace the spirits released within

seek; guides us sturdy in the light
In rain, in sun, all day and night

In the present world-consciousness,
Let us prepare; bring: waters supramental;
To bring earthly life to sublime divine.
The Man in yours, the man in mine.
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Postby skygod » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:39 pm

My appettite for pie has an event horizon, once within it cannot escape
"It will seem difficult in the beginning. But everything seems difficult in the beginning."- Musashi

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[Origin: 1275–1325; appetit; appetītus: natural desire]

[Middle English apetit, from Old French, from Latin appettus, strong desire, to strive after, to seek]

and what of pie?...

"let them eat cake"; and if you don't neglect the magik inherent in dynamic organism, you might as well have magic cooked in a pan

appetency with regards to striving calls to question one's condition of clarity

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Postby the fire elf » Mon Oct 30, 2006 11:23 am

those who wrap themselves

eve with appleskin eye covers

no desire to remove the unforseen chains

having grown... grown numb to their grasp

It is an occupational overuse syndrome affecting muscles, tendons and nerves in the arms and upper back; hence it is also known as work related upper limb disorder or WRULD

WURLD, you may cherish the life you have...

is it the life you were meant for?

the meaning you choose before you clad yourself in flesh taught young to be unnatural?

are you stronger than that flesh?...that flesh...no...that flesh

[Origin: bef. 900; ME flesc, flēsk, fleisk (Fleisch), flesk bacon]

takes a hard view of the world because to a punk, most modern day societies place extensive artificial limits on humanity.

Some punks see authority figures like the police, the clergy, governments as dangerous and oppressive.

Police brutality and institutionalized discrimination against punks also account for their opposition to authoritarianism.

Punks see Conformity as dangerous social coercion because it is a method of forfeiting free thought. They believe conformity prevents people from seeing the true nature of society, and forces people to be obedient to the desires of those who hold power.

A person who dresses like a punk and listens to punk music may be conforming to the punk movement. Some view punk as a state of mind instead of a set style of dress or music.

Not all punks are pacifists: some openly embrace violence as a personal choice. There have been many Punks in the military, and the life of a soldier is a frequent subject of Punk rock songs.

Punk draws heavily from anti-capitalist movements, and opposition to wage slavery. They believe that capitalism is authoritarian, exploitative, unfulfilling, and mind-numbing. Some segments of Punk advocate anti-consumerism and a DIY-lifestyle (including dumpster diving and shoplifting), and destruction of corporate property as forms of direct action.

Some punks follow a spirituality outside of mainstream religions (although sometimes based on philosophies such as Buddhism or Taoism). They believe organized religion is a form of authoritarianism which causes more problems for humanity than solutions.

Punks often criticize nationalism as providing governments with unwarranted public support.

Some punks portray the mass media as an instrument of propaganda and social control. Some believe Television is a waste of time and a distraction from reality and healthy habits. Punk music often laments the commercialism, and the power interests controlling the media.

Some (but not all) punks are environmentalists. One stream in the punk subculture resembles Deep Ecology, which is a non-anthropocentric philosophy that posits that humans are merely one of many species, with no special importance. Other areas of punk (more specifically the anarcho-green variety) hold environmental beliefs more in-line with primitivism, social ecology, and a general belief in organic/green living.

Some believe that the brutal way humans treat animals is psychologically connected to the way humans oppress each other. They consider the use of animals for food, clothing, as a form of oppression. They consider it speciesism, and compare it to racism, sexism and homophobia.

In general, punk music is loud, fast, and usually didactic. The loud and fast sound is meant to express impatience, frustration, discontent, anger and aggression.

[Didacticism is an artistic philosophy that emphasizes instructional and informative qualities in literature and other types of art. Didactic art should not primarily "entertain" or pursue the subjective goals of the artist.]

Punk fashion was originally an expression of nonconformity with mainstream culture, as well as that of hippie counterculture.

Early Punk styles have been linked to Dandyism, because they were concerned with making the body a work of art.

The newer punk fashions can be said to be apolitical, but they make a statement constructing affiliation and difference in society. However this is based more on cultural differences than ideology.

Punk visual art is usually straightforward with a clear message.

In the late 1970s, the punk movement was operating in an environment controlled by outside influences. Because this impinged on the freedom of the movement, people in the punk scene began creating their own record companies, organizing their own concerts, and creating their own print media. This became known as the do it yourself (DIY) ethic. "Don't hate the media, become the media" is a motto of this movement.

Some of the most militant punks have bombed gas stations, destroyed animal research laboratories, alterred billboards to include political messages, and occupied abandoned buildings.

Hacktivism has become an additional method of sabotage.

These acts are committed in an effort to create social change when it is known that the normal channels for change have been proven ineffective.

Selling out refers to any abandonment of personal values in exchange for reciprocal gain, in the form of wealth, status, or power

Sometimes punk artists will choose to break from this independent system and work within the established system of major labels, incurring criticism from the punk community. Some argue that these artists have betrayed their communities, and that their creative integrity is necessarily compromised.

Sometimes artists choose to work within the established system... their creative integrity is necessarily compromised.

Sometimes artists choose to work within the established system... their creative integrity is necessarily compromised.

Sometimes artists choose to work within the established system... their creative integrity is necessarily compromised.

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An anatomical structure that is capable of being introverted

Marked by interest in or preoccupation with oneself or one's own thoughts as opposed to others or the environment

The Mark of the Beast is a concept

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something formed by mentally combining all its characteristics or particulars; a construct.

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Hanussen taught Hitler secret crowd control techniques with the utilization of gesture.

His most famous feat of precognition was supposedly predicting the Reichstag fire, the decisive event that led to recently appointed Chancellor of Germany Hitler seizing absolute power in Germany.

There are rumours about his involvement in the Reichstag fire.
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Some Nazis began to wonder if he had the right stuff to be their Führer.

It was at this point that Hitler, falling back on his belief in the occult, called the most renowned clairvoyant in the land to his headquarters

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was a rock star before there were rock stars, with a vast business enterprise trading on the voracious German hunger for all things paranormal.

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Postby skygod » Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:33 pm

Stalin said of the Germans
"The problem with the Germans isn't that they think they are better than everyone else, the problem with the Germans is that they are better than everyone else."
Their tanks were much better than ours, but we had 10x as many. Their rocket scientists got us to the moon after the war. How did their maximum freedom turn to maximum evil?
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Postby the fire elf » Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:44 pm

a true human perception of the world trancends logical reasoning or intellectual comprehension. A person delving in these areas may be called a Mystic.

The purpose of mystical practices is to achieve,to make real,that oneness in experience, to transcend limited identity and re-identify with the all that is.

The state oneness has many names depending on the mystical system: The Kingdom of Heaven (obviously the place of residence of the deity), the Birth of the Spirit, The Third Awakening, Illumination, Union (Christian mystics), The Totality of OneSelf (Carlos Casteneda), Self-Realization, the Reintegration, Nirvana, (Buddhism), Samadhi (Hinuism), the Gnosis (Know ThySelf of the Greeks), to name a few.

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some use pain as others might use pleasure
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Postby the fire elf » Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:06 pm

happy devils night:

And with that, everywhere in a four-block radius --

It wasn't just refrigerators, either. In the subways --

And even the most innocuous actions --

-- triggered chaos

It was madness.

Traffic jams, people screaming, glass breaking, sirens filling the air
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Postby the fire elf » Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:15 pm

In Greek mythology, the Naiads (from the Greek νάειν, "to flow," and νἃμα, "running water") were a type of nymph

Sirens or Seirenes (Greek Σειρῆνας) were Naiads (sea nymphs)

It is also said that Hera, queen of the gods, persuaded the Sirens to enter a singing contest with the Muses. The Muses won the competition and then plucked out all of the Sirens' feathers and made crowns out of them.

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