On Crazy

I’m not  presently crazy. I know my mortality is staring at me. That’s fine.  I’m enjoying life.

I’ve run into violence and evil but, not as much as some.

I do have compassion. It’s a human emotion.

People think guns are  evil, but they are just tools. It’s the intent that matters.

My intent has frequently been misunderstood.

On Human  Rights, it’s a mixed bag as we are all human.

There are unfortunately more predators out there then not nowadays.

I do want the beautiful little children I see to be able to defend their selves from evil.

The Human Right Self Defense is protected by the Second Amendment.

Please God, Bless America.

Peter Grace

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On Progressivism

I was just reading an essay by Richard Sahn: Life Lessons from Dorothy Day.

I recall reading about Dorothy Day at the University of Massachusetts and her newspaper and Catholic Worker

I like Richard’s comment on our “our acceptance of a filthy, rotten, system that enshrines greed and injustice and inequity, a system tailored for exploitative competition, brutal punishment, and forever war”

As a nation under God, I’m of the opinion that while we do need to support ourselves; we shouldn’t do that at the expense of our souls.  Lying to get ahead may seem fine but, it is a sin.  I’ve seen that and more in my local humans. I also know humans that are good, God loving people. I’ve also met good  people who are having a hard time due to ill health or other problems. Some work is being done to alleviate this suffering, but not enough.

I’ve become aware of Slavery which still exists and is both in our supply chain and in our own nation.

Many of my fellow American citizens remind me of an animal licking it’s genitals. Not good, but very human. I hope we can rise above that.

Please stop war. Use diplomacy. Stop jailing people for honest mistakes. We are all human beings. Please remember the Golden Rule – treat other people the way you would like to be treated.

God does love us all.

God Bless America,

Peter Grace

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On outsourcing

Outsourcing seems to make sense when the function being outsourced can be done with a higher quality while controlling cost.

What I have seen is a drastic drive towards outsourcing with a major decrease in quality.

From  H1B visas are for foreign workers who take jobs from the American Middle Class.
Here are the links to data.  There are supposed to be 65,000 maximum H1B visas. If so, they seem to be mostly concentrated in Fortune 500 companies. According to 2013 statistics, 153,223 H1B Visas were issued with 99K H1B visas issued to  Indian Citizens. Not good. They should be hiring Americans and training them to do the work.

Error and rework rates increase and customer satisfaction drops off when instead of getting a person on the phone who they can understand and is empowered to help them, they get someone in Indonesia masquerading as an American.

An American enterprise should train it’s employees and hire young people and veterans while promoting from within. The predatory drive to increase profits at the expense of the middle class is a disgrace.

Hopefully we can fix this.

Peter Grace
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On Slavery

Slavery still exists in the world and in the United States. This is evil. God does not approve of this activity.

Sex trafficking is going on right now in the USA and world. Groups like MS-13 and others are involved in this. We should keep our eyes open for this kind of activity and report our suspicions to police or social services. We should also be aware of the sources of labor involved in producing goods that are shipped to the United States.

Labor trafficking
Sex trafficking
Prison as slavery
Child Labor Slavery

Seafood and Slavery on NPR

These are plainly wrong and evil. Can we fix this? Of course we can.

Peter Grace

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Justice for my fellow Americans

I am of the opinion that our nation, the United States of America, is somewhat broken. I would like it fixed.

1) We are all people

2) We don’t have kings anymore

3) Locking people up for mistakes is a bad idea. It presently makes them almost unemployable which is a waste of their human potential. It would be much better to give them supervised community service for their errors. Perhaps teach them a trade if they don’t have one. Young people with good backgrounds or not do make errors. We should help them rather then imprison them. The male human brain doesn’t fully develop till almost age 30. It’s evil to lie including dropping a bag of drug residue into a person you don’t like automobile or similar things to implicate people who may or may not have done something bad.

4) People may have forgotten some things which I’m trying to pass on.

a) The Golden Rule – as people we should try to treat others as we would like to be treated. For people of other cultures,we should try to treat them as they would like to be treated, e.g. As-salamu alaykum

b) The 2A protects our human right Self Defense. God does love us. He gave us selves. It’s a uniquely American right that allows us to defend our selves from rape and murders. As Americans, we should take pride in our nation and it’s people and the Nations history. Please share. Don’t you want your daughter or granddaughter to be able to fend off a rapist or other violent person ?

5) It would be good for our nation to have goals. The Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs where major achievements of our nation and the human race. We should continue. Let us not stop after the Skylab, the ISS, Pathfinder, the Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity and the Mars Exploration Rovers. Let’s move on. It’s our manifest destiny.

6) Healthcare is important as it relieves suffering. However, I don’t really care to live past 75. I’ve accomplished most of what I want to accomplish already. If you haven’t already, I’m sorry. I can say however, that life is good. I enjoy life. I hope you do too.

7) Mothers are Saints. They went through a lot to bring you into the world. You have no idea what they went through. Please venerate and respect them no matter what. Life for them may have been difficult at times. Please try to understand without digging to deeply. It’s the right thing to do. As people in God’s image it would be a good thing if we respected each other no matter what their proclivities are even if you don’t understand.

8) People tend to have vices. Smoking, alcohol, illicit drugs. While not good, I know that prohibition doesn’t work. It would be better to tax it and put the money to education.

9) Kids need freedom to develop properly. They do need to gradually get more freedom to develop into proper adults. We don’t need a nanny state. Sure, kids may make a mistake and bad things do happen on very rare occasion but thankfully they are rare but tragic. The media makes a spectacles of the bad things that do happen and rarely document the good things that happen.

10) Education is good. Not everyone wants or has the ability to become President but, all things are possible. It would be good if people valued education and trades equally as they are important. When you need a plumber or electrician or mechanic you really need a good one. It would be good to try your best to fulfill your potential as a person. As Americans, that’s more possible then in some other nations.

May God Bless America, please.

Adam Selene

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Reality

I received an email from one of my local human acquaintances yesterday in response to an email I sent out out about our Human Right Self Defense provided by the Lord for our United States temporal residents.

It seems most of my fellow Americans and all humans are unfamiliar with reality as we presently understand it, as it was created by God and is constantly evolving due to his Grace. Of course, some people have other ideas about creation which are not necessarily wrong.

God created the Universe with it’s physical properties and placed us here on Earth to flourish and multiply and take dominion over his creations.  I believe that includes taking dominion over other planets in our solar system and perhaps to build Dyson spheres, orbitals and other structures for sentient beings to reside and moving out into his universe. That’s my interpretation of manifest destiny.
It does seem that terraforming Mars will be more difficult then originally thought, but let’s not give up. Never give up, Never surrender.

The properties of the universe as we perceive them include:
The Strong force
The Weak Force
Gravity
Electromagnetism

Per present theory as we understand the Universe, it consists of Dark Matter, Light Matter, some admixture between the two and Branes. This is based on the extant theory Supersymmetry.  Most matter as we know it is composed of Chemical elements in various physical states including: Solid, liquid, gas, plasma, and  Bose-Einstein condensate. It seems that at least some of not most galaxies have black holes within them. There are also neutron rich bodies called Neutron Stars.

Amateur Radio and all radio makes use of Electromagnetism.

While walking, which I do frequently, I have encountered many of my fellow Americans cycling without helmets aka Brain Buckets. This is not good. The Human Brain is an organ that is utilized to process information obtain from nerves in the human eyes, ears, skin, tongue, nose as well as the will of God. Brain injuries are traumatic and very serious. I would urge all humans to wear helmets when cycling if they value their brains and potential as I do. Gravity and height can do bad things to the human brain. I do not support laws requiring helmets. I believe in education not the nanny state.

Automobiles are also implicated in Traumatic Brain Injury and other serious injuries including death. I do believe it would be better to have much more public transit and other modes of transit and reduce our dependence upon automobiles. Automobiles may utilize valuable fossil fuels, create carbon emissions, and create congestion all of which are not good. God gave us the Earth and it resources to utilize and not waste. The carbon molecules available from fossil fuels are exceedingly valuable and should not be wasted. Please read about carbon allotropes. Note that there is a risk of creating Grey Goo, that’s what I learned in Biochemistry and Chemistry during my tertiary and subsequent education.

On the  Natural World created by God on Terra via the process evolution via natural selection, as I understand it.

I learned the mnemonic King Phillip Came Over Friday to Go to The Show for Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species. Modern Man as of 2015 CE is  Homo Sapiens Sapiens.  There is much species interdependence as Homo Sapiens is dependent on  resources from Kingdom Plantae, Kingdom Animalia, Kingdom Fungi, and Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, and Chromista for food and other resources.  If we mess  up the world, we may loose resources in Kingdom Plantae and Kingdom Animalia, which would not be a good thing.

Peter Grace

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Human Biological Justice

We are all temporal human beings. Everybody pees, Everybody poops. We have social conventions that it’s not okay to poop or pee in public. Generally we would prefer to use a lavatory.

As humans, sitting all the time isn’t good. We should do more walking. That’s what we are generally equipped for and should do. One child I know we’ll who spends most of his time sitting playing and working on the computer. He came down with a severe case of Pilonidal Cyst.

I enjoy walking.

While walking sometimes urgent biological needs arise. At Sequoia Park, Simi Valley there used to be lavatories. They were removed when the pool was removed. This is an injustice to us humans who do need to address our biological needs in dignity. It’s not just Sequoia Park. Everywhere in the USA where humans venture, it’s a public health and social need to establish some kind of facilities to address our biological needs in dignity and so as to not to pollute the environment. Even in places without infrastructure, a Clivus Multrum system could and should be installed.

While walking this weekend with my youngest son in Downtown Los Angeles, I could smell urine almost everywhere. Can we fix this please? There are plenty of engineering samples for urban as well as suburban public lavatories.

God Bless America

Peter Grace

Useful writings

There are plenty of writings and ideas in the public domain or not. As Americans and humans it would probably be a good idea if we were at least be aware of their contents.

On Defects of Character – 12 Steps and 12 Traditions – Chapter 6

The Plays of Aristophanes And their text

Cicero

The Bible

Thousand and One Nights

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Social Contract

Alexander Pope An Essay on Criticism source of the quote “To Err is human, to forgive, divine”

The Plays of William Shakespeare

The Works of John Locke

The Works of Edmund Burke

On the Human Right Self Defense

Edgar Allen Poe and his works

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain – Author of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer

MN 7th & 8th Grade Reading List 1908 from The Federalist Papers.org

Lobo, Rag, and Vixen By Ernest Thompson Seton

Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Harold, Last of Saxon Kings, Edward Bulwer Lytton

Tanglewood Tales, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Courtship of Miles Standish, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Alexis de Touquiville

Rab and His Friends, John Brown

Gold Bug, Edgar Allan Poe

Stories of Heroic Deeds, James Johonnot

Stories from Dickens, Charles Dickens

Old Ballads in Prose, Eva March Tappan

Treasure Island, Robert Lewis Stevenson

Captains Courageous, Robert Lewis Stevenson

Essays from Sketch Book, Washington Irving

Knickerbocker’s History of New York, Washington Irving

Grandmothers Story of Bunker Hill and Other Poems, Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Spy, James Fenimore Cooper

Stories of the Olden Time, James Johannot

Adventures of a Deerslayer, James Fenimore  Cooper

The Young Mountaineers, Mark Noailles Murphy

Harris’s  Story of Georgia, Joel Chandler Harris

Jorge Luis Borges – List of 74 Books

Lulu Nunn – 74 Essential Books

From the 20th Century

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

Cole Porter

Dylan Thomas

Langston Hughes

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski

John Cheever

“The Cathedral and the Bazaar” by ESR

The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

The  Bokklubben World Library List of Greatest Books

Folk Songs

Traditional Ballad Index (English)

Some Songs by Woody Guthrie July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967 CE

Regards,
Peter Grace

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Emotional Age

As a Dad and American, I just took an online test that said my emotional age is 29.

I wonder about the emotional age of my fellow Americans. At my local YMCA, there are a variety of people in the pool who have a variety of emotional development. One person named John is a bit angry at being taken advantage of by other humans and, I pray for him. He is a good man. I have met other people who are mature adults who are very mature and educated whom I also enjoy speaking with. The YMCA Director there reminds me of a little Napoleon. The other day he charged at me with an angry choleric face to chase me away from the YMCA.

Many of my friends have more advanced emotional ages.

On our human right of self defense, do most mature Americans have the emotional maturity to handle it ? I am concerned that our educational system currently doesn’t encourage the emotional development of Americans and, I suspect entertainment like Call of Duty and other FPS games does little to encourage emotional development.

I just heard a program on NPR about the AP History test and the current discussion about this test. I wonder what the US AP History test includes about US History ? I just heard an outtake of  the song “Glory”.  With the current effort to incarcerate many Americans, particularly those with high melanin levels, I’m very concerned about the future of our country. I hope we can change it. After all, we are all people and, God does love us.  We don’t have kings anymore. I think it would be a good thing to fix our nation and not incarcerate our fellow Americans for their mistakes but, to educate them and provide opportunities for community service. That’s a bit more enlightened then what’s currently going on.

May God Bless America, please.

Peter Grace

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American Apathy

It seems most American’s are apathetic. Just thinking of wanking their own wanker and enjoying the Boob tube. Television, the drug of the nation, breeding ignorance and feeding radiation.

The urge to go to war on an attacker is natural, but if we use our heads, it might be better to outlive the attacker on our nation by educating and changing them. That’s diplomacy.

I’m reminded of a story I read once where there was an additive in the food that made everyone a passive recipient of the information being fed to them in the television. The protagonist took himself off the additive and then was able to see what was really going and how people were being directed using subliminal messaging.

I am horrified by the apathy and ignorance of most American People toward evil and about the other people’s suffering. I hope and pray that the American people will amend their ways.

I hope to make it to Food Not Bombs, who distributes food at Pershing Square Los Angeles CA at 6:30p and 6th and San Julian behind the Union Rescue Mission at 7p every Sunday, rain or shine.

Peter Grace
God Bless America, please.

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