Category Archives: Wisdom

The colors of life…

Today’s (Oct 1) thots in ‘Streams in the Desert.’ Excellent. Ps. 119.71, 4.1.

SPEAKZEASY

It is a remarkable circumstance that the most brilliant colours of plants are to be seen on the highest mountains, in places that are most exposed to the harshest weather.  The brightest lichens and mosses, the loveliest wild flowers abound up on the bleak, storm-scalped peak. 

One of the richest displays of organic colouring was near the summit of Mount Chenebettaz, a hill about 10,000 feet high, immediately above the St. Bernard Hospice. The whole face of an extensive rock was covered with a most vivid yellow lichen which shone in the sunshine like a golden embattlement of an enchanted castle. 

There, in the lofty region, amid the most frowning desolation, exposed to the fiercest tempest of the sky, this lichen exhibited a glory such as it never showed in the sheltered valley. So one lichen from St. Bernard and the other from the wall of a Scottish castle, deeply…

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COOPERATION and Texas

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From Mastadon:

Phil Landmeier (ᚠ) @shuttersparks@social.isurf.ca

As we watch events in Texas unfold, bear in mind that Texas “seceded” from the US national electrical grid in order to avoid federal regulation. They privatized their grid into the hands of a few wealthy people. As a result there are only two limited interconnects making it impossible for surrounding states to share power to keep Texas afloat in terms of electric power.
All this suffering in Texas should not be happening. The grid in Texas is intact, they just don’t have generation capacity. If Texas had remained part of the US grid, power from as far away as California, Washington, West Virginia, Tennessee, Florida, could be routed to Texas. Looking at the real-time data here, the US grid is running at more than 200 GW below capacity. There’s enough power to hold up two states of Texas even if Texas had no generation at all. But we can’t send them power.

Keep this in mind when rich people trick the public, and politicians about privatization,

and spout garbage like “going it alone, in keeping with the pioneering spirit of the USA”. No. Organized cooperation is power. Going it alone is weakness.
Don’t believe in cooperation? Study how the Roman army was organized. It was all about very tightly organized cooperation, starting with an individual soldier and those to his immediate left and right. This is how 8,000 Romans could take on 80,000 and methodically slaughter the 80,000 with zero losses.

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Kindergarten Means “Garden of Children”

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I shared with Dear Jennie these words in response.

Thank You for Your Enthusiastic sharing, my Dear Jennie. …At least in India, I find children in classes at least upto 12 being crammed with so called knowledge. This needs change too. Hope some good Soul like You will take this up. …Love n Regards. 🙂

Sharing with You.

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A little Poetry!

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इश्क पे 

तुम कवितायें बनाओगे तो 

कुछ सालों के लिए तुम्हें 

तालियां मिलेंगी,

मोहब्बत नहीं।

Roughly translated, this means:

If You create poetry on love,

You might get a few claps for a few years;

Not love.

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Condition ‘for’ Liberty.

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John Philpot Curran said in Dublin on 10 July 1790:

“The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.”

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How judiciary helped Hitler and Stalin in destroying political opposition

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