REALITIVITY

REALITIVITY

A) GULLIVER’S TRAVELS by JONATHAN SWIFT, THE MISSING CHAPTER: “THE PROBLEM OF MY TOILET”

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B) Realitivity Post-It Sticker on my Fridge: Much apparent-stupidity is both strategic and unwittingly genuine.

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C) A HACKADEMIC of my LONG-AGO ACQUAINTANCE TWEETED:

May 16

If we don’t embrace the leadership of the young, the queer, women, the formerly enslaved and the formerly colonized we have no future, because they are the revolution

Had I a Twit Account I might have counter-twitted:

The problem of being original when indulging in UPLIFTING HERDTWEET CLICHÉ-FARMING, right, Dmitry?

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D) 

POLITICS3

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E) Realitivistic Diss of a formerly-interesting rag (Barney Rosset RIP):

Evergreen Review, a rumor of the echo of the ghost of its former self, now good for nothing more than recycling insultingly-talentless Propaganda. “QAnon”? Really? We’re still talking about *that* preposterous nonsense? The walking cadaver of a rapey gaffe-machine is in the Whitehouse NOW and you’re still beating the dead-horse under the rotting rodeo-clown who was the previous occupant? I wouldn’t wrap digital fish with this garbage.”

REALITIVITY CRITIQUE1

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F) POLAND v THE MAFIA 2010

Poland v Mafia

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G) REALITIVISTIC RE-DEFINITION OF “LIBERTARIAN”

During this time of sudden glaring Big Gubmint overreach, I find myself bombarded with Libertarian soundbites (even: shudder : citations of the hideous Ayn Rand) from well-meaning Radical friends and acquaintances. Being radically “woke” is often very much like one of those dreams in which we think we’ve woken from a dream, only to suddenly (frighteningly) realize we’re still dreaming. I find that the average Radical is approx. midway through the process of waking-up-all-the-way, through every dream-layer,  when I meet her/him (and I can only wonder, with nervous inner-titters, how far I still have to go… what deluding-dreams I still nestle within?). My Libertarian connections are as bamboozled as the Communists I know. Where do my chums think they got either of these conceptual blinders? From a disinterested cosmic super-source?

Libertarian

/ˌlɪbəˈtɛːrɪən/

noun

an advocate or supporter of a political philosophy that advocates only minimal state intervention in the free market and the private lives of citizens.

Any grouping of three humans or more needs agreed-upon-rules so that one participant’s freedom does not impinge on another participant’s quality of life… anyone who’s ever had roommates knows that. What neighborhoods/ cities/ states/ nations need are Coordinating Structures (building codes are reassuring, for example: I don’t want to be afraid to enter a skyscraper… or a parking garage… built by a corners-cutting, code-ignoring Mafia construction company that puts profit over safety): we need some rules and adequate enforcement. What we’ve experienced all our lives is a hybrid system: some good rules (eg building codes/ food safety codes of varying strength) and lots of corruption. Power in our hybrid system means the ability to flout the rules that apply to “the masses”. A system in which all the (rational) rules applied to all the people, rich or poor, would be a good one. The preponderance of the rules should be technical (regarding food safety, electrical engineering, manufacturing, and so forth) and only very basic on the level of the Social. Human Rights should override Social Prescription/ Proscription… and so on. Politics should cease to be avenues for self-enrichment; Politics should cease to be cults of personality and conspiratorial networking: “Politics” should be the dry and objective process of equitable administration. Etc.

A lot of Libertarians think they want NO rules/regulations but the Libertarian “movement” was always a trick. In a system with little or no regulation, mega-powerful entities run riot over the weak and poor. The Antitrust legal structures (such as they were) were gutted, starting largely with the Ayn-Rand-adjacent Reagan “revolution,” and that led directly to the riot of monopolies and cartels threatening us today. The fact that for-profit industries can mandate, through their pseudo national-health wings, massive experimental chemical trials that boost their bottom lines… and that related “information/ social media cartels” can “popularize” this behavior… are clear examples of “freedom” run amuck and Unethical Cartels/ Monopolies exploiting the regulatory vacuum. The “freedom” that Libertarianism preaches has always meant “Freedom For The Powerful” because the markets were never, and can never be, level playing fields. Any “Libertarian” worth less than a few hundred million dollars/ pounds/ euros is fooling her/his self.

FUNDAMENTAL FLAW:  When Libertarians say or think “Private Sector” they’re envisioning bootstrapping entrepreneurs but the Big Face dominating the actual image is (eg) Bill Gates.  The ants scrambling at Gates’ feet are bootstrapping entrepreneurs who can be (and always are) crushed at will. To leave any necessary public service/good to the vagaries of the filtering mechanisms of the “Private Sector”  is to hold the public hostage to the whims/needs/ goals of the Big Faces dominating the “Private Sector” .

We don’t need a “Government”… our rights and responsibilities need to be equitably coordinated. Whatever we want to call such coordinating structure, that’s what we need. The “Libertarian” meme was fed to us by the same people who fed us the “Jesus” meme and the “Karl Marx” memes, too: they’re all pseudo-liberatory cons popularized by State-appointed celebrities.

HISTORICAL ILLUSTRATION:  “The Libyan government has weakened the private sector and confined it to mainly small-scale businesses. While this policy has damaged the Libyan economy significantly, it has also prevented the accumulation of wealth by a small percentage of the population. While the ruling elite (i.e., top civil servants, military officers, and politicians), enjoys much higher living standards compared to average Libyans, and corruption exists within its ranks, Libya is not a highly polarized society divided between extremes of wealth and poverty.CUT TO: a montage of the mercenary’s bayonet in Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi‘s rectum,  Hillary Clinton giggling and Libertarians missing the point.

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H) POSTED ON FACEBOOT JUNE 8, 2014

Daughter (8) just said this to me through an open bathroom door while bathing, after I explained to her (regarding a friend she has) that life is “complicated”:

“Life for me is sitting in the garden on a picnic blanket and falling asleep. That, for me, is life.”

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I) POEM FROM THE CROWZONE

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J) REALITIVITY CRITIQUE 2

Like quite a few adults, I was immune to (and slightly irritated by) the Frank Ocean hype. If you’re the kind of person to read this far into this article, you probably have no idea who Frank Ocean is, and that’s probably good, in most cases. But I happened upon Ocean’s debut, from 2011, and the first real song on the production shocked me in its beauty; the depth and breadth of invention on display. Stubbornly defying commercial and racial conventions (in entertainment these categories are nearly identical), Ocean… a near-total unknown at the time… concerned himself instead with ART and created something wonderful with that song, a drastic re-write of Coldplay (ugh). Of course, every Major Label (esp. the Hip Hop label) is a Day-Glow Nigger Factory and Ocean’s label then, Def Jam, had no interest in his radically un-niggered vision. Ocean released the project himself on Tumblr (or whatever) and, two mainstream releases later, he was both A) world -famous and B) disappointingly reined-in (though not, perhaps, re-Niggered). Whether it’s the hostile Def Jam or Ocean’s subsequently sympathetic producers, the mainstream works hard to keep you on, or pull you back to, the plantation.  “When asked if he made R&B music, Ocean replied that he disliked that in the United States, “if you’re a singer and you’re black, you’re an R&B artist. Period.” Call that rule the fence around the Soft Plantation of our fetishes and expectations. Ocean reportedly had a “beef” with fuckwit singer Chris Brown and there’s footage of Brown’s loudly-gibbering associates taunting Ocean on the freeway, in LA, and Ocean never belonged in that world… but the mainstream’s Friendly Racism and its notion of “Black Culture” facilitated the categorical error. Do John Mayer and Thom Yorke threaten each other with glocks at cocktail parties? Would we think it “normal” if they did? Ocean should have been hanging out with sensitive nerds and creative geniuses, not “beefing” with moronic cartoon thugs who represent certain (media-engineered) aspects of the worst in humanity.

Even the critics who rhapsodized over Ocean’s debut failed to focus on the literary value of Ocean’s re-writing of Coldplay’s bland/fey/ snowflakey lyrics in his upscaling of their song for the first track in his debut, because to focus on an intellectual act of Ocean’s, rather than on his emotional talent, is to violate the very old Racial Contract. Perhaps some critic out there used the blue chip art world word détournement about this instance of Ocean’s alchemy, but I have yet to locate this postRacial critic if she/he did. Here’s Coldplay’s original:

They were sitting
They were sitting on the strawberry swing
Every moment was so precious
They were sitting
They were talking on the strawberry swing
Everybody was for fighting
Wouldn’t want to waste a thing
Cold, cold water, bring me ’round
Now my feet won’t touch the ground
Cold, cold water, what you say?
When it’s such, it’s such a perfect day
It’s such a perfect day
I remember
We were walking up to strawberry swing
I can’t wait ’til the morning
Wouldn’t want to change a thing
People moving all the time
Inside a perfectly straight line
Don’t you wanna just curve away?
When it’s such, it’s such a perfect day
It’s such a perfect day
Now the sky could be blue
I don’t mind
Without you, it’s a waste of time
Could be blue
I don’t mind
Without you, it’s a waste of time
Well the sky could be blue
Could be grey
Without you, I’m just miles away
Well the sky could be blue
I don’t mind
Without you, it’s a waste of time

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******and here’s what Ocean did with it:

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When we were kids, we handpainted strawberries on a swing
Every moment was so precious, then
I’m still kicking it, I’m daydreaming on a strawberry swing
The entire Earth is fighting, all the world is at its end
Just in case, an atom bomb, comes falling on my lawn
I should say and you should hear I’ve loved
I’ve loved the good times here, I’ve loved our good times here

Say hello, then say farewell to the places you know
We are all mortals, aren’t we? Any moment this could go
Cry, cry, cry, even though that won’t change a thing
But you should know, you should hear, that I have loved
I have loved the good times here, and I will miss our good times here

Spaceships are lifting off of a dying world
And millions are left behind while the sky burns
There wasn’t room for you and I, only you, goodbye, goodbye

Now the sky, could be blue, I don’t mind
Without you it’s a waste of time
Could be blue, I don’t mind
Without you it’s a waste of time

The sky could be blue, could be grey
Without you I’m just miles away
The sky could be blue, I don’t mind
Without you it’s a waste of time

Perhaps it was just the Genius of wild youth? That doesn’t make it less valuable. I hope Ocean does something this good again. Here’s the audiovisual:

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K) QUERY

Is this (THIS; everything; current conditions) the 4D chess version of the Hegelian Dialectic? Most theories of WHAT THEY ARE ATTEMPTING TO DO rather self-servingly assume THEY are inept/ less intelligent than WE are. But positing the opposite would be more logical, if only because THEY clearly rule the world and WE clearly don’t. Not even close, in fact, mate. Not even close. We’re lucky to get jobs as substitute teachers in this world. Maybe we aren’t exactly Super Efficacious? Maybe our Evil Intellectual Superiors are so secure in their Mastery that they don’t mind (quite the opposite: they enjoy the irony) of allowing us to see ourselves as smarter… as we walk into every trap they set for us? “Here, try this: it’s called Television and you’ll love it.” “Here, try this… it’s called The Internet…” It’s called a Smart (snigger) Phone.”  And so forth.

Further to the point:  is all this Hyperbolical Lefty-Liberal Looney-Tune Wokeism a clever attempt to trigger a backlash capable of inducing a planetary populist Right Wing pendulum-swing the like of which the world has never seen? I mean, from Trannie-Toddlers to the legalization of Petty Retail Theft in California… even I’m about ready to work as a paying volunteer on the campaign to Re-Elect the corpse of William F. Buckley…  is this game even deeper than it looks?

YEP

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L) Pome on the Topic of Ruling Taxonomies & their integration within Perception

the Namers

we all know Rothko’s

a master for those

who want us to think so

say so louder & faster  (so genuflect)  than nay

claimers kin flex, though lo,  with all

the world’s  most eligibly fungible Rothko

millions shriller & still teeming, reflect:  the

seeming odds against that one! particular

Rothko!  nailing

fame! as astronomical as! bits of

the sky the Namers only !

name! (&)

(detect)

(next)

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M) We love this city and if it weren’t for the sinister global war being waged against the gullible and clued-in alike, we’d be so fucking happy here.

summa

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N) REALITIVITY’S  PARTING ADVICE

It’s not what you know and it’s not even just who you know:  it’s who you know who sees some personal advantage in blessing you.

2 Comments

  1. one of the definitions i have submitted to urban dictionary is

    Libertarian: A Republican with a bong.

    Libertarians think they should be able to do as they please, including ignoring our human responsibility to help each other.

    by mistah charley, ph.d. September 17, 2007

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    1. Well, obviously, MC, I’m not singling out the Libertarians for critique… I think they’ve been duped, largely, but not as duped as the people operating under the bizarre assumption that the Ruling Structure sees them as anything but cattle at best… or a potential threat to pre-empt, at worst. And now we see an industry notorious for putting profits before consumer health (and for burying negative clinical trial results) exposing the whole planet to trials for an unprecedented experimental gene therapy… what kind of person lines up to be a lab rat for that? Most Libertarians I know see right through it. And no, it’s not a scheme to “exterminate or sterilize” people… it’s a scheme to fast-track the development of a potentially lucrative technology by using hundreds of millions of (non-rich) people as the largest lab rat sample-size in history… and TFIC just don’t give a fuck that thousands of unlucky human lab rats (including children) have already died, as a result of these trials, with many more irreversibly injured… because we are, again, merely CATTLE to them. The final (exhaustively tested) gene therapy products will be marketed to the wealthy. If you support this über-cynical Nazi con you are in no position to feel superior to the Libertarians, I’m afraid.

      Two chunklets of info for anyone who chooses to read further:

      “The heart attacks which Peter Meadows suffered after vaccination are common and were recorded, along with many other vaccine adverse reactions, in the MHRA Yellow Card system. Even so, the MHRA fails to analyse the data that it collects so as to warn the UK public of nearly 760,000 such adverse effects and over 1,100 deaths to the date of this video. The figures are now, as of Monday 17 May 2021, even greater, with some 786,350 recorded vaccine adverse reactions and 1,143 Deaths.”

      https://www.ukcolumn.org/video/a-good-man-down-the-fatal-reality-of-vaccine-adverse-reactions

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      “Well, it so happens that three of the most powerful corporate bosses in America DO have deep connections to major hospitals, and these three men run corporations that OWN CORPORATE AMERICA.

      What???

      The three men are Larry Fink, Joseph Hooley, and Mortimer Buckley.
      Buckley is the CEO of the Vanguard Group. Hooley is the CEO of State Street. Fink is the CEO of BlackRock.

      These three companies are titanic investment funds. Financial services companies.

      Buckley is a board member of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. From 2011 to 2017, he was chairman of the hospital’s board of trustees.

      Hooley serves on the president’s council of Massachusetts General Hospital.

      Fink is the co-chair of the NYU Langone Medical Center board of trustees.

      Let’s look at their investment funds: State Street, BlackRock, and Vanguard—known as The Big Three. The reference is an article at theconversation.com, “These three firms own corporate America,” 5/19/17, by Jan Fichtner, Eelke Heemskerk, and Javier Garcia-Bernardo.

      “Together, BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street have nearly US$11 trillion in assets under management.”

      “We found that the Big Three, taken together, have become the largest shareholder in 40% of all publicly listed firms in the United States.”

      “In 2015, these 1,600 American firms [the 40%] had combined revenues of about US$9.1 trillion, a market capitalisation of more than US$17 trillion, and employed more than 23.5 million people.”

      “In the S&P 500 – the benchmark index of America’s largest corporations – the situation is even more extreme. Together, the Big Three are the largest single shareholder in almost 90% of S&P 500 firms, including Apple, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, General Electric and Coca-Cola.”

      “What is undeniable is that the Big Three do exert the voting rights attached to these shares. Therefore, they have to be perceived as de facto owners by corporate executives.” (emphasis mine)

      “Whether or not they sought to, the Big Three have accumulated extraordinary shareholder power, and they continue to do so… In many respects, the index fund boom is turning BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street into something resembling low-cost public utilities with a quasi-monopolistic position.”

      If the CEO of a corporation whose main shareholder is The Big Three thinks about rebelling against the official COVID medical consensus…

      And he knows that The Big Three bosses are heavily wired into the US medical complex…

      That CEO has a HUGE reason to forget about being an old-time hard charger.
      He has a reason to swallow his anger when he’s told to lock down and shut down.
      He has a reason to knuckle under and play the game.

      He has a reason to surrender to a story about a virus and Fauci and Bill Gates.
      He has a reason to stand down and stand aside and watch economic devastation sweep over the land.

      HIS CORPORATION IS OWNED BY THE BIG THREE, AND THE OWNERS OF THE BIG THREE ARE LOYAL MEMBERS OF THE MEDICAL COMPLEX…THE COMPLEX THAT FORMS THE CURRENT POLICE STATE THAT HAS SUBDUED THE WORLD, UNDER THE FALSE BANNER OF “SAVING HUMANITY FROM THE VIRUS.”

      It’s that stark.”

      https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2021/06/21/covid-three-men-who-own-corporate-america/

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