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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 make your 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 vote tampering.

January 11th; Tuesday. Hospital admissions data versus vaccination dates.
January 10th; Monday. Thoughtful weblog: 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 detention camps.
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 ;
(2) 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 Epiphany. 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 Dylan M o r a n ;
(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 runneth over.
January 2nd; Sunday. Already again it's 55 Miles-Per-Hour Speed Limit Day. How quickly another year passes!

January 1st; New Year's Day. Our contributor zerohedge discusses 2022 breakdown.
December 31st; New Year's Eve. The current Dutch government seems very compliant to globalist wishes, so it might be worth noting they're now planning to give their people at least 5 or 6 covid-19 vaccinations. Probably more.

December 30th; Thursday. More news - both absurd and sinister - about the pumped-up pandemic, increasingly looking like a meticulously planned and rehearsed QR-code coup attempt.
[a] The next planned stage of the putsch seems to be a deliberate crashing of the world financial system: notice the supply-chain crisis that's been created by obtuse global-warming and covid regulations ;
[b] By odd coincidence the EU is drafting a property-seizure law ;
[c] A leftist who now realises the vaccination drive is not what it seemed, bemoans the duping of the left. While it's nice a former Green is beginning to understand, rather disappointing she still hasn't grasped the left has always been the true home of authoritarian righteousness, censorship, and fanaticism. For her a mystery the left would support vaccine-enabled digital police-state plans - for the rest of us totally obvious the left would ;
[d] UK government working with the WEF, the Davos cabal, on Artificial Intelligence ;
[e] A good piece from zerohedge, one of our contributors, on how 'lockdown' plans became the pandemic-management norm, despite their huge destructiveness - plus ineffectiveness in stopping epidemics ;
[f] A long but important article about WEF/Davos founder Klaus Schwab's family links to Nazi atom bomb development (his father) and the 1970s South African apartheid regime's nuclear weapons project (Klaus himself). Also, how he was honoured by the Chinese communist regime ;
[g] On that topic, why Davos endangers democracy ;
[h] A Conservative Woman article about how the covid-19 psyop was so effective, plus more on news manipulation ;
[i] Again zerohedge, on corrupt academics bought by China ;
[j] How gene-therapy "vaccines" damage immunity & reduce resistance to disease ;
[k] Curious: Imperial College researcher finds vaccine-induced magnetism.
December 29th; Wednesday. Tranquil between-holiday holiday of Festivus continues.
(1) Interesting background on the much-lauded polio vaccines of the 1960s ;
(2) A handy list, month by month, of 2021's post-vaccine deaths of healthy athletes ;
(3) Disturbing results from 15 autopsies of people who died after vaccination and were judged by coroners to have not died from vaccine injuries ;
(4) China locks one region down so severely that people cannot leave their homes to buy food ;
(5) Over 150 studies show ineffectiveness of masks for their stated purpose, while CNN blurts out the truth that masks are useless ;
(6) Chinese government rediscovers its taste for publicly humiliating dissidents ;
(7) China threatens Lithuania with "garbage bin of history".

December 28th; Tuesday. Tunes you like if you're a Russian makeup artist who makes girls up to look as if they're in a wind tunnel. Sofi Tukker: Purple Hat / CL: Hello Bitches / Two feet: I Want It / TroyBoi: Say Yeah / Left Boy: The Return Of / Alt J: Awesome Wave album intro / Childish Gambino: Free Information (Remix) / Gesaffelstein: Opr / Izzamuzzic: Adventure / Santigold: Unstoppable.
December 27th; Monday. Mike alerts me to an event last week where a possibly disturbed female passenger on an aeroplane becoame enraged and violent when a male passenger wouldn't wear his psyop paper mask during his meal. Emerges she is a former Playboy model and Baywatch actress. The man in his 80s told her "Sit down, Karen," which appeared to light the blue touchpaper, and since her arrest previous convictions have come to light: a restraining order, and a car crash where firemen and emergency workers said "She tried to fight us." Insight into the kind of person who heartily approves of surgical masks being made compulsory outside operating theatres. Wall Street Journal reminds us that epidemiologists said right from the start that lockdowns and masks were never useful or effective (except for psychologically manipulating the public into fear & compliance), and of course
(i) the epidemiologists are still right ; plus
(ii) a rare reminder of Manchester ;
(iii) computer immunology simulation of covid-19 infection shows the best-fit species is neither bat nor pangolin, but human. Strongly implying the virus was lab-engineered, as was pretty obvious already in January 2020 to people who read the news properly ; and, in case you can't see where this is heading,
(iv) China prosecutes cases with AI to "speed up trials".

December 26th; Boxing Day. Watch another movie with Filmmaker Jessica: the first Harry Potter film, another Christmas tale about a small sad bespectacled boy discovering love & acceptance. I read the first half of this in the 1990s, up to the part with the talking hat assigning pupils to their houses. Although I could see it was good & clever storytelling, strangely felt no urge to finish the book. Today finally saw the whole plot to the end, including the philosopher's stone of Nicholas Flamel. Jessica & I are horrified to find there are people playing "real-life quidditch", namely running around on a hockey pitch with a stick between their legs, as if a real-life version of a fictional sport where people fly could possibly make sense. Beyond embarrassing. Does Rowling sometimes wish the earth would swallow her up when she sees the cult around her creation? Not to mention the ungrateful actors calling her intolerant. Jessica also makes me watch the queen's speech for the first time in decades, now that she's recently become fascinated with the politics of our royalty.
December 25th; Christmas Day. Ding dong merrily on high! Quiet day, rise late, go over to kind Filmmaker Jessica where we watch a 1980s American film set during a 1940s Christmas when the small sad bespectacled boy, the central character, is yearning for a specific gift his parents are never going to buy him. Not as sentimental as I thought it would be, and sharply evocative of remembered childhoods: 'A Christmas Story'. The now transsexual brothers-turned-sisters who made 'The Matrix', and also this (Jessica says excellent) lesbian heist movie, share their squeaky outrage that non-leftists dare make use of the Matrix film's famous red-pill/blue-pill trope for unapproved metaphors.

December 24th; Christmas Eve. Just days ago, newly released film titled 'Don't Look Up' tries to claim the media doesn't take threats to earth seriously. Is this an attempt to revive the global warming scare? Or an attempt to relaunch the recent world-government propaganda vehicle-in-waiting: comet/meteor disasterism? Because after two years of false panic over a new type of flu that kills some people in their 70s and 80s already sick with something else, the one satirical idea no longer ringing even vaguely true is that broadcasters and the press don't take threats to our world gravely enough - it's clearly the other way round. Perhaps it took a year or two to make and has no connection to covid-19, which showed newspapers, TV channels, and social-media platforms wetting themselves they were so thrilled predicting imminent planetary doom. Might have been bad luck in timing for the producers.
December 23rd; Thursday. Coldish weather noticeable because of (I think) my blood-pressure medications. Today walking outside again felt as if a kind of icy acid was leaking up through the soles of my shoes, burning the undersides of my feet. I remember Olivier in Vienna describing this sensation from cold nights on sentry duty when he did his military service. More choice quotes from Our Man in Bucharest.

December 22nd; Wednesday. The excitement continues.
(a) Fauci and the head of US National Institutes of Health organised the PR attack on doctors opposing covid-19 vaccinations ;
(b) Stillbirths 28 times more common in parts of Canada, but why? ;
(c) An article about the new normal of news manipulation ;
(d) US health-data body the CDC announces that 79% of American 'Omicron' covid-19 cases are in vaccinated people ;
(e) Plus, 'Omicron' so weak South Africa will no longer trace or quarantine ;
(f) A New York Times editor dies one day after his booster vaccine, and showing its deep affection for censorship and propaganda, the NYT makes no mention of his vaccination in its obituary for him ;
(g) Facebook is now censoring the BMJ (British Medical Journal) ;
(h) 70% of London's covid-19 hospital admissions were only diagnosed after admission for other conditions: they were not admitted because of covid-19 ;
(i) Amazon team up with Chinese Communist Party to glorify Chairman Xi ;
(j) 100%-vaccinated US warship suffers covid-19 outbreak ;
(k) Swiss officials say trying to become immune to covid-19 justifies imprisonment.
December 21st; Tuesday. Shortest, darkest day of the year. Public Health Scotland (PHS) published data earlier this month showing that in the last four months 6 out of every 10 covid-19 cases, 7 out of every 10 hospitalisations from covid-19, and 9 out of every 10 covid-19 deaths north of the border have been among people with two vaccine injections or more.

December 20th; Monday. Weather here on the parky side last few days.
(i) South Korea sees record high cases of covid-19 despite 85% vaccination and 99% mask compliance ;
(ii) Government learns joys of censorship ;
(iii) It seems that China is weaponising climate change to damage the US economy ;
(iv) Disturbing evidence that statistical algorithms were intentionally rigged to stop vaccine-injury thresholds being signalled in official figures ;
(v) Curious indicators that covid-19's Omicron variant was lab-manipulated before release ;
(vi) Study reveals bizarre toxicity variance in rival batches of covid-19 vaccine ;
(vii) BMJ article about leaked e-mail dump reveals regulatory concern over vaccines at the European Medicines Agency ;
(viii) Moderna alphabetically labelled differently toxic vaccine batches ;
(ix) Critic says that covid-19 vaccines were misconceived from the start ;
(x) How bad is your batch? Check your vaccine batch number for toxicity ;
(xi) Danish data show the vaccines aren't working ;
(xii) Transcript of a video conference. It reveals funders in January 2021 (early in the big vaccine drive) pressuring a UK academic not to publish his research proving ivermectin treats covid-19 well.
December 19th; Sunday. Long interview with fairly distinguished cardiologist and epidemiologist Peter McCullough. In this he says early treatment of covid-19 patients was blocked and discouraged, at the cost of hundreds of thousands of easily preventable deaths, in order to create enough panic to legitimise draconian government controls and hastily-developed vaccines. Interestingly, this same medical academic is described on Wikipedia in the following words: "During the COVID-19 pandemic, McCullough promoted misinformation and falsehoods about COVID-19, the COVID-19 vaccine, and COVID-19 treatments". Oh really?

December 18th; Saturday. Wear a Plunger on Your Head Day, seemingly. On-line references contain the odd words "a day that ex-bounty hunter Vern Halsey and his beloved Komodo Dragon, Felix, continue to celebrate almost entirely by themselves." Am naturally wondering if I also should have a beloved Komodo Dragon.
December 17th; Friday. US health data body the CDC quietly withdraws support for PCR tests. They were never legitimate tests, and they can be dropped now they've served their purpose of creating the false panic of early 2020.

December 16th; Thursday. Pfizer board member is former Facebook director.
December 15th; Wednesday. I'd love to read this 1913 fantasy novel by James Whitcombe Riley, or at least enjoy an edition with the Franklin Booth illustrations: The Flying Islands of the Night.

December 14th; Tuesday. Peer-reviewed paper underlines cardiac risk from vaccines.
December 13th; Monday. 400+ studies show compulsory covid-19 policies failed.

December 12th; Sunday. Artificial Intelligence (AI) collaborating with humans to discover new mathematics - supposedly.
December 11th; Saturday. Man with yellow tie confirmed by court as inventor of BitCoin. Satoshi Nakamoto, come on down!

December 10th; Friday. Anyone who's ever wondered, like me, how there came to be a London Underground station named after a pub called 'Swiss Cottage' might find this interesting: an account of "Little Switzerlands" in England and elsewhere, after over a century romantically idealising Swiss landscape & architecture. From the excellent Public Domain Review.
December 9th; Thursday. In Taiwan, it seems that covid-19 vaccinations are killing substantially more people then covid-19 itself.

December 8th; Wednesday. "Worldwide data proves the highest covid-19 case rates are in the most vaccinated countries."
December 7th; Tuesday. Via Mike, two interviews with unconventional conservative thinker Thomas Sowell.

December 6th; Monday. "Sports people worldwide suffering unexpected ill health."
December 5th; Sunday. Discuss with Mike the strange Wild West film set where somebody got shot with a real bullet. Notice that on two different days a man who looked like Alec Baldwin was handed a live gun and told it was "cold": 1 / 2 / 3 / 4.

December 4th; Saturday. Perhaps the most interesting sentence in this article about British government covid-19 policy is "Despite 'a pretty much unlimited budget to run trials' they didn't run one for masks 'because they knew that they don't work'": face masks are a psychological manipulation tactic, not a health measure.
December 3rd; Friday. November reports from several sources say that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave 319 million US dollars to various outlets to promote certain viewpoints. These obviously include supporting the global warming hypothesis, and the vaccine-puffing claims surrounding the whole covid-19 scare (such as, back in spring 2020, spreading the lies that cheap & well-understood drugs ivermectin and hydroxochloroquine don't cure the disease when in fact they do, or are dangerous to patients when in fact they aren't). Some of the bribed newspapers & television channels are interesting to see listed.

December 2nd; Thursday. Impressive photo of a Kyrgyz woman firing an arrow in a traditional Central Asian sports event.
December 1st; Wednesday. First of several document dumps from the US drug-licensing authority, the FDA, about how it let Pfizer sell a vaccine after barely more than 3 months of checks. Followed by the astonishing gall of asking for 55 years to release the data - until 2076 AD in other words. To its credit, the court refused to roll over and gave the FDA 20 days to produce the first dump in accordance with a freedom-of-information query. This initial batch of paperwork already reveals that by February 2021 over 1,200 people appear to have died during Pfizer vaccine trials. Plus "tens of thousands of reported adverse events, including 23 cases of spontaneous abortions out of 270 pregnancies and more than 2,000 reports of cardiac disorders."



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Who can translate the next 300 words into Korean or Hindi? Contact us and there will be revelry.

Languages dying out each week - who cares?

We do - otherlanguages.org is gradually building a reference resource for over five thousand linguistic minorities and stateless languages worldwide.

Thousands of unique language communities are becoming extinct. Out of the world's five to six thousand languages, we hardly know what we're losing, what literatures, philosophies, ways of thinking, are disappearing right now.

So?

We may soon regret the extinction of thousands of entire linguistic cultures even more than we regret the needless extinction of many animals and plants.

The planet is increasingly dominated by a handful of major-language monocultures like Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swahili, Russian, Cantonese Chinese, Japanese, Bengali - all beautiful and fascinating languages.

But so are the 5,000 others.

These are groups of people?

Linguistic minorities are communities of ordinary people whose native tongue is not their country's main official language. Swedish speakers in Finland, French speakers in Canada, Hungarian speakers in Slovakia - and hundreds more - are linguistic minorities.

And totally stateless languages are the native languages of some of the world's most intriguing, little-known, cultures. Like the Lapps inside the Arctic Circle, the Sards in Sardinia, Ainus in Japan. Cherokee in the US, Scots Gaelic in Britain, Friesian in the Netherlands, Zulu in South Africa. There are only a couple of hundred recognised sovereign states and territories, so 5,000 languages - more depending on how you count - are the native tongues of linguistically stateless people.

How could I help?

You don't need to learn an endangered language - any more than go to live in the rainforest to help slow its destruction.

A good start is to just tell friends about websites like this.

Broader public interest makes it easier for linguists to raise funds and organise people to learn these languages while there's time.

That's right. There are people who love languages and are happy to learn them on behalf of the rest of us, but they need support, just like zoologists, botanists, or historians.

Fewer languages still sounds good to me

Depends what you think languages are for. They're not just a tool for business. We never said you should learn three or four thousand rare languages - or even one. And which ones we make children learn in school, or whether we should force children to learn languages at all, is another question.


Typical scene in a European city; Chances are, folk here speak some sort of foreign language *5

A century ago - before we understood ecology, and when we cared less about wilderness, most educated people would have laughed at the idea of worrying about plants or animals going extinct. Now we understand how important species diversity is for our own futures, we are more humble, and more worried.

In the same way, linguistic triumphalism by English-speakers who hated studying foreign grammar at school is dangerously ignorant as well as arrogant. Few of us know what we are losing, week by week. How many people realise these languages have scientific value?

Scientific value?

You can think of these languages across the planet as beautiful cathedrals or precious archeological sites we are watching being destroyed. That should be motive enough.

But these five thousand languages may also hold clues to the structure of the human mind. Subtle differences and similarities

Wireless radio can be a great comfort to those unable to leave the textbooks in which they live *6
between languages are helping archeologists and anthropologists to understand what happened in the hundreds of centuries of human history before written history. And that is one of our best chances of understanding how human brains developed over the thousands of centuries leading up to that.

Study of the mind and study of language go hand in hand these days. The world's most marginal languages are actually precious jigsaw pieces from an overall picture of who we are and how our species thinks and evolves. Every tiny language adds another brightly-coloured clue to this academic detective story.

Yet researchers have hardly started sifting through this tantalising evidence, and language extinction is washing it away right in front of us.

And worst of all, most people have no idea that there is this fantastic profusion of cultures across our world, let alone that they are in danger of extinction. Even just more people learning that there are still five thousand living languages in the world today (most of us would answer five hundred or fifty) is already a huge help.

We English-speakers hardly notice English - it's like air for us. But every other language is also an atmosphere for an entire cultural world, and each of these worlds has people whose home it is. Each language encapsulates a unique way of talking and thinking about life. Just try some time in a foreign prison, being forced to cope in another language, and you'll realise how much your own language is your identity. That's true for everyone.

Minority languages are a human-rights issue?

One of the most basic.

Dozens of millions of people worldwide suffer persecution from national governments for speaking their mother tongue - in their own motherland.

Many 'ethnic' feuds puzzling to outsiders had as their basis an attempt to destroy a linguistic community. Would the Northern Ireland dispute be quite so bitter if we English had not so nearly stamped out the Irish Gaelic language, for example? Almost nowhere in the world does a language community as small as the few thousand Rheto-Romanic speakers - the fourth official language of Switzerland - get the protection of a national government. Next time you see some Swiss Francs, check both sides of the banknote.

But outside exceptional countries like Switzerland or the Netherlands, speakers of non-official languages have a much less protected experience.

Speakers of minority languages are often seen as a threat by both the governments and the other residents of the countries where they were born, grew up, and try to live ordinary lives.

They experience discrimination in the job and education markets of their homelands, often having no choice but to pursue education in the major language of the host state: a deliberate government policy usually aimed at gradually absorbing them into the majority culture of that country.

Mighty oaks from tiny acorns grow, of course *7

Most governments are privately gleeful each time another small separate culture within their borders is snuffed out by a dwindling population or a deliberately centralising education system.

The United Nations is no help. It is an association of a couple of hundred sovereign states based on exclusive control of territory, almost all of them anxious to smother any distinct group or tradition that in any way might blur or smudge the hard-won borders around those pieces of territory.

The usual approach by sovereign states is to deny their linguistic minorities even exist.

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Mark Griffith, site administrator / contact at otherlanguages.org

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*2 "Al-Araby" in written Arabic (read more)
*3 "What?" in American Sign Language; image from , with thanks
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*5 image from , with thanks
*6 image from , with thanks
*7 image from 'B?ume', with thanks to  Bruno P. Kramer, and Franckh-Kosmos Verlag

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211 conversations on consciousness
212 mind performance hacks
213 conscience of the eye
214 beau brummell
215 evolution
216 the outsider
217 raja yoga
218 rise of political lying
219 occidentalism
220 colossus
221 secret teachings of jesus
222 blue murder
223 nostrodamus the next 50 years
224 homage to catalonia
225 charity ends at home
226 palace of dreams
227 discovering book collecting
228 beyond the outsider
229 the last barrier
230 that hideous strength
231 indian sculpture
232 small world
233 evolution & healing
234 in search of memory
235 campo santo
236 llewellyn's 2007 tarot reader
237 dream of rome
238 why buildings fall down
239 the empty space
240 england made me
241 greek science in antiquity
242 science, a l'usage des non-scientifiques
243 utmutato tarot
243 hunt for zero point
244 william wilberforce
245 viktor schauberger
246 untouchable
247 the vitamin murders
248 straw dogs
249 elizabeth's spymaster
250 the hard life
251 the god delusion
252 the intellectual
253 undercover economist
254 quirkology
255 chasing mammon
256 early mesopotamia & iran
257 the strange death of david kelly
258 the pilgrimage
259 origin of wealth
260 maxims
261 the finishing school
262 the shepherd's calendar
263 islamic patterns
264 lost world of the kalahari
265 german short stories 1
266 electricity
267 liber null & psychonaut
268 born to rebel
269 wittgenstein's poker
270 will the boat sink the water?
271 romeo & juliet
272 why beautiful people have more daughters
273 the crossing place
274 the turkish diplomat's daughter
275 missionary position
276 lust in translation
277 teaching as a subversive activity
278 how german is it
279 empires of the word
280 warped passages
281 the power of now
282 ponder on this
283 sword of no-sword
284 narcissism
285 blink
286 shock of the old
287 basque history of the world
288 truth: a guide
289 who shot jfk?
290 newtonian casino
291 power & greed
292 the world without us
293 5-minute nlp
294 concise guide to alchemy
295 evidence in camera
296 4-hour work week
297 the rosicrucian enlightenment
298 de-architecture
299 how to lie with maps
300 a book of english essays
301 a time of gifts
302 the occult philosophy in the elizabethan age
303 le pelerinage des bateleurs
304 alchemy & alchemists
305 greenmantle
306 the hero with 1000 faces
307 goethe's parable
308 rhedeyek es fraterek
309 letter to a christian nation
310 the tryst
311 7 experiments that could change the world
312 mill on the floss
313 metastases of enjoyment
314 the isles
315 between the woods and the water
316 secrets of the great pyramid
317 life in the french country house
318 the china study
319 tarot: theory & practice
320 the roger scruton reader
321 alchemy & mysticism
322 picasso's mask
323 the rule of four
324 triumph of the political class
325 arts of darkness
326 neuroscience & philosophy
327 the art of memory
328 mind wide open
329 mud, blood, & poppycock
330 society of the spectacle
331 lila
332 de imaginibus
333 electronics
334 giordano bruno & the embassy affair
335 temporary autonomous zone
336 the human touch
337 the fascination of evil
338 the king of oil
339 dowsing
340 the book of j
341 the west and the rest
342 story of my life
343 plain tales from the hills
344 under the influence
345 modern culture
346 50 mots clefs d'esoterisme
347 giordano bruno & the hermetic tradition
348 development, geography & economic theory
349 das kapital: a biography
350 strange days indeed
351 hegel: a very short introduction
352 reflections on the revolution in france
353 history of sexuality: an introduction
354 why we buy
355 origins of virtue
356 the holographic universe
357 a dead man in deptford
358 obsolete
359 137
360 in your face
361 7 spies who changed the world
362 the noetic universe
363 why beauty is truth
364 imagery in healing
365 the craftsman's handbook
366 futurism
367 in the cards
368 dmso
369 les hommes et leurs genes
370 the franchise affair
371 the decision book
372 les harmonies de la nature a l'epreuve de la biologie
373 kibernetika
374 zuleika dobson
375 l'empire de nombres
376 circus philosophicus
377 some girls
378 number
379 island
380 how to get your ideas adopted
381 drive
382 emergence
383 rfid : la police totale
384 the tempest
385 aspects of wagner
386 view over atlantis
387 world atlas of mysteries
388 art of the dogon
389 genesis machines
390 the sirius mystery
391 the cult of the fact
392 anastasia
393 ringing cedars of russia
394 a whiff of death
395 spirit level delusion
396 wavewatcher's companion
397 the kybalion
398 elegance
399 death in a scarlet coat
400 architecture without architects


films

1 k-pax
2 very annie mary
3 wasabi
4 gosford park
5 arany varos
6 minority report
7 amelie
8 bridget jones' diary
9 arccal a fo:ldnek
10 monsters' ball
11 cube
12 man with no past
13 talk to her
14 szerelemtol sujtva
15 bowling for columbine
16 matrix3
17 zoolander
18 anything else
19 farenheit 9/11
20 8 & 1/2 women
21 madagascar
22 kill bill 1
23 dude, where's my car?
24 the woman in green
25 the hunger
24 nightwatch
25 de battre son coeur s'est arrete
26 wicker man
27 v for vendetta
28 courage the cowardly dog
29 casino royale
30 power of nightmares
31 charlie's angels
32 full throttle
33 foxy brown
34 paths of glory
35 airplane
36 between iraq & a hard place
37 mutiny on the bounty
38 flashmob the opera
39 octopussy
40 bakkerman
41 kiterunner


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November 30th; Tuesday. Worth recalling from a fortnight ago the FDA's hilarious request to the court of 55 years to release its internal documents on how it granted covid-19 vaccine licences to Pfizer. 108 days to grant the licence, 55 years to release the documents demanded by 'Public Health and Medical Professionals for Transparency'.
November 29th; Monday. A locksmith (in wonderful sand-coloured overalls) reviews safecracking scenes in films.

November 28th; Sunday. Go to see exciting disassembly of a 3D printer in Tam's Science Cave. Later he shows me a scene from a film 'Ocean's 12' (after using the music to test his prototype intelligent ashtray) he is amazed I have never seen. This is before the arrival later on for drinks of the mysterious 'Mr Siemens'.
November 27th; Saturday. Warming Arctic sea ice reopened the north-eastern passage across the sea north of Siberia in late summers 2000 up to recently. Those with faith in the global-warming story thought this was going to continue, so shipping on that route increased. Now dozens of freight ships are trapped in pack ice, awaiting rescue by Russian icebreakers, because they dismissed data in the decade since 2012 showing Arctic ice cover is growing again, and winter freezes are coming earlier.

November 26th; Friday. Here's an old interview with Kary Mullis, the Nobel Laureate biochemist who developed the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) process, had disputes already with Fauci in the 1980s over HIV, and who died three days before Jeffrey Epstein in late 2019. Had he not died (of pneumonia), the covid-panic snowball would have been unable to get rolling because a crucial early stage in misleading the public worldwide was misuse of Mullis's PCR test to exaggerate the alleged danger and spread of covid-19.
November 25th; Thursday. Interesting blast from the past. A Wired article from the summer of 2003 about developing a SARS vaccine. Fascinating to see the language used, the warnings about rushing a vaccine (by which they meant creating a vaccine in less than a decade), and the same apocalyptic tone over a not-particularly-important disease outbreak.

November 24th; Wednesday. "I Went On a Date with a Double-Vaxxed Socialist".
November 23rd; Tuesday. Our Man in Bucharest shares some fascinating quotations.

November 22nd; Monday. Cardiologist who mocked deaths of unvaccinated people dies after his third inoculation.
November 21st; Sunday. Singapore's obsession with technology, and where it's taking them.

November 20th; Saturday. (i) New German study confirms that higher vax coverage >> more excess deaths ; (ii) A farewell to Jeremy Farrar leaving SAGE, apparently rather petulantly ; (iii) The Lancet (now it wants to be allowed back into polite company) says "stigmatising" the unvaccinated isn't justified. Duh. The proper word is 'scapegoating' of course. Perhaps just a tad late given the planted story The Lancet carried in 2020 spring that wrongly slated the properties of hydroxychloroquine, clearing the way for the vastly expensive non-vaccines that were never needed, justified, or safe ; (iv) A doctor very carefully argues that mRNA-modifying vaccines "might" be making the virus worse. As informed people warned in early 2020 when they said vaccines were unjustified and premature ; (v) Wittily described as a "mystery", this article is subtitled "Officials are trying to understand why some of LA's highest coronavirus case rates are currently in communities with high vaccination rates". Why might that be, eh? What a puzzling mystery, to be sure.
November 19th; Friday. Japan joins the other countries discovering that ivermectin does work after all.

November 18th; Thursday. The risk of developing acute coronary syndrome significantly increased after receiving mRNA covid-19 vaccines, an American Heart Association report found.
November 17th; Wednesday. Some of that recycled cool-jazz cafe music: King Kooba & Feel the Colour / The Bobby Hughes Combination & Moogjuus / Rather confusingly, there's also a Bobby Hughes Experience (same Norwegian bod) - Sahara 72 / Les Hommes & Girl on a Mission / Italian Secret Service & Not the Same.

November 16th; Tuesday. Interesting article about how pharmaceuticals got their litigation-proof slapdash non-vaccines under the regulatory bar.
November 15th; Monday. More detail on why the evidence now increasingly shows these "vaccines" worsening (rather than improving) people's resistance to getting sick from covid-19.

November 14th; Sunday. Gibraltar apparently leads Europe in its vaccination rate, and yet covid-19 cases have surged to new highs there. How much more obvious does it need to get before people grasp that the vaccines are spreading the virus and the vaccines are strengthening the virus?
November 13th; Saturday. Two covid-19 stories: lead in covid-19 infections among vaccinated people over unvaccinated people widens again; US health officials admit no record exists of even one person getting sick from covid-19 a second time except from a vaccine. Constantine arrives to stay here at Robin's flat for a couple of weeks.

November 12th; Friday. Though celebrated in late March, here are three images of the Annunciation, partly because the angels are charming:
one, two, three.
November 11th; Thursday. Did anyone see the 2019 film 'Bombshell'? Looks like quite an expensive film that somehow fell short. Striking how it mocks and attacks Fox News by name, even in the trailer: do we assume the filmmakers are more aligned with CNN?

November 10th; Wednesday. Article questions legitimacy of Orthodox Jewish pro-vaccine group, curiously enough set up in March 2019.
November 9th; Tuesday. Am wondering what this film ('Legjobb tudomasom szerint' / 'As Far As I Know') is like. Perhaps one of those acidic Hungarian comedies on the knife edge between bleakly depressing and bitterly funny. Should be possible to see it here in December.

November 8th; Monday. A claim that 70% of covid-19 deaths are now among vaccinated people in Britain. Meanwhile an Australian doctor makes the point that vaccines (let alone unfinished half-vaccines rushed into production after less than a year of development while being protected against lawsuits) should never have been used against covid-19. On top of that, they were never needed in the first place.
November 7th; Sunday. A short but thought-provoking YouTube talk suggests that some people cannot imagine colour.

November 6th; Saturday. Watch 'Gaslight' (the 1944 version with Ingrid Bergman) over at Filmmaker Jessica's flat. It seems Patrick Hamilton had a grim life - he apparently wrote this after being disfigured by a nasty car accident. I remember the dark atmosphere when I read 'The West Pier', like a sour taste shot through the book.
November 5th; Friday. Guy Fawkes Night sees demonstrations against the government in Britain. Meanwhile, major investor calls for criminal charges to be laid against Facebook executives.

November 4th; Thursday. All from one long-essay website, a May article alleging links between Bill Gates & Jeffrey Epstein, an interesting piece (March) about the curious recent death of Tanzania's president John Magufuli, and a detailed May 2020 discussion of creepy pro-AI policy from the US permanent government.
November 3rd; Wednesday. Study reported in Nature: Cell Discovery finds covid-19 vaccines damage people's immune systems. Two people working for Fauci reported concerns with his research as early as 2016. Deleted British government paper gloats that the public loves conforming.

November 2nd; Tuesday. The media slowly start to do their job again: 'How Fauci Fooled America'.
November 1st; Monday. Not only does covid-19 now appear to be a disease that infects & sickens mainly people vaccinated against it, but vaccinated people's whole immune systems seem to be breaking down.
More related articles:
1) Official data skewed to hide sickness among the vaccinated /
2) Claim vaccinated-versus-unvaccinated contrast is misleading shown to be itself misleading /
3) A review of death figures /
4) Fauci on record in 2019 proposing "a virus from China" be used to force compulsory vaccination.

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