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Cultures are created to protect power structures. Culture is the enforcer of authority. Culture distorts principles in order to defend the authority of evil. Culture must convince you that it is not wrong when law subjugates your worth and destroys your freedom. Culture convinces people of this by perverting the concept of morality. Prudence is the proper application of principle. Imprudence is foolishness. Prudence is not morality. It is not immoral to kick a heavy stone with your bare foot, but it would probably be foolish. Prudence is a question of applying the principles and wisdom you have gathered in your life to achieve the goals you have for yourself. This is made possible by liberty. Without Liberty, prudence is meaningless. Morality must come before prudence. Morality is liberty. Immorality is evil. The exercise and defense of freedom are moral. The destruction of freedom is immoral. This is the pure truth of morality. The great lie of culture is that authority is not bound by morality, and that authority can enforce its own prudence upon you. The great lie of culture is that you are worth less than law. Cultures teach that intentions of prudence can be enforced by law. In this fashion they gain excuse to control the lives of people. In order for people to learn, grow, and find happiness, people must be free to test their understanding of principles. With freedom, they can do this by a process of faith, trial and error. In this fashion children grow from immaturity to maturity. In this fashion human beings gain wisdom. Cultures are agents of evil. The objective of evil is the damnation of your ability to grow strong in wisdom. The objective of evil is the destruction of your worth. In order to gain control over you, culture spreads the lie that authority is not bound by morality. It teaches that authority can destroy freedom at will, and claims prudence as the reason you should willingly submit. In the name of defending you, culture claims that the destruction of freedom is morality. Cultures pretend that evil is good and that good is evil. Prudence can be found all around you. It is found in the choices you make every day. Even when a mistake is made, you learn prudence. Prudence cannot be enforced. To enforce prudence is law. Law is lie. Without the freedom to choose, you cannot learn prudence. You cannot be happy. Morality can be found all around you. Wherever you find it, you will find joy. Wherever you find immorality, you will find misery. Culture enforces authority by destroying freedom with law. This is immorality.
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Natural Law and the Post Apocalyptic World
The biggest secret and the only path towards true individual freedom

*"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery"* is a translation of a Latin phrase that Thomas Jefferson used: *"Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem."* It has also been translated as, *"I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude."* Jefferson used the Latin phrase in the following letter to James Madison: *Societies exist under three forms sufficiently distinguishable.* 1. *Without government, as among our Indians.* 2. *Under governments wherein the will of every one has a just influence, as is the case in England in a slight degree, and in our states in a great one.* 3. *Under governments of force: as is the case in all other monarchies and in most of the other republics.* *To have an idea of the curse of existence under these last, they must be seen. It is a government of wolves over sheep. It is a problem, not clear in my mind, that the 1st. condition is not the best. But I believe it to be inconsistent with any great degree of population.* *The second state has a great deal of good in it. The mass of mankind under that enjoys a precious degree of liberty and happiness. It has it's evils too: the principal of which is the turbulence to which it is subject. But weigh this against the oppressions of monarchy, and it becomes nothing. **Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.** Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy of government, and nourishes a general attention to the public affairs. I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.* - Jefferson to Madison, January 30, 1787 [1] ## References - [1] PTJ, 11:92-93. Letterpress copy available online at Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Transcription available at Founders Online.

104 yr Old Book Reveals The Highest Sacred Spiritual Knowledge
Speaker: Ryan McMahon - 00:00 - INTRO - 02:00 - Sacred Knowledge of The Essenes (Primitive Christians) - 04:25 - Sacred Texts Reveal Your Body Is a Temple of God - 05:55 - The Sacred Secret Secretion Oil (Christos) - 06:55 - Ancient Mystery of The Solar Plexus (Relationship With Solar System) - 09:00 - The Psycho-Physical Seed Born Out Of The Solar Plexus Every 28.5 Days - 11:30 - How To Eat The Fruit Of The Tree Of Life (Within You) - 13:25 - Constantine: The Man Who Changed Everything - 15:07 - Jacobs Ladder (The 33 Vertebrae of The Spine) - 16:55 - JACOB - Heel Catcher In Hebrew (The Man In The Sky) - 18:10 - The True Zodiac Revealed

Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition
It's a great and one-of-a-kind book on the subject. I would definitely [buy it](https://www.amazon.com/Hegel-Hermetic-Tradition-Glenn-Alexander/dp/0801474507/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=hegel+and+the+hermetic+tradition) if you can.

On the Hermetic Afterlife (October — November 2022) A simple question on Discord prompted me to get to thinking: “when we die, do we become wandering souls until we incarnate again?” Like with many such questions, the answer is surprisingly complex, partially due to the incomplete picture we have from the classical Hermetic texts regarding its model of the afterlife and how reincarnation and a final ascent comes into the picture, but also due to all the nuances that arise from what we do see. This is a topic I had given some thought to before, but this was the first time anyone had prompted me for my thoughts, and while I was able to give a quick outline of what my thoughts looked like in Discord, it was hardly satisfying, even for me. To that end, I decided to do a deeper dive into what we can find and what we might piece together through reason and extrapolation for a Hermetic view of death, the dead, and how we can relate to them while alive.

Deus ex Machina: Immortality via Technology
Physicist and mathematician Prof. Frank J. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology is a proof (i.e., mathematical theorem) demonstrating that sapient life (in the form of, e.g., immortal superintelligent human-mind computer-uploads and artificial intelligences) is required by the known laws of physics (viz., the Second Law of Thermodynamics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics) to take control over all matter in the universe, for said life to eventually force the collapse of the universe, and for the computational resources of the universe (in terms of both processor speed and memory storage) to diverge to infinity as the universe collapses into a final singularity, termed the Omega Point. Said Omega Point cosmology is also an intrinsic component of the Feynman--DeWitt--Weinberg quantum gravity/Standard Model Theory of Everything (TOE) correctly describing and unifying all the forces in physics, of which TOE is itself mathematically forced by the aforesaid known physical laws. Prof. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology has been extensively peer-reviewed and published in a number of the world's leading physics and science journals, such as *Reports on Progress in Physics* (the leading journal of the Institute of Physics, Britain's main professional organization for physicists), *Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society* (one of the world's leading astrophysics journals), the *International Journal of Theoretical Physics* (a journal that Nobel Prize in Physics winner Richard Feynman also published in), and *Physics Letters*, among other journals. Prof. Tipler's Ph.D. is in the field of Global General Relativity, which is the field created by Profs. Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose during the formulation of their Singularity Theorems in the 1960s. Global General Relativity is General Relativity applied on the scale of the entire universe as a whole, and is the most elite and rarefied field of physics. Tipler is also an expert in quantum field theory (i.e., Quantum Mechanics combined with special-relativistic particle physics) and computer theory. Moreover, to here point out, said Singularity Theorems are themselves completely valid proofs of God's existence in the First Cause aspect of God. The Omega Point final singularity has all the unique properties (quiddities) claimed for God in the traditional religions. For much more on Prof. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology and the details on how it uniquely conforms to, and precisely matches, the cosmology described in the New Testament, see my following article, which also addresses the societal implications of the Omega Point cosmology: * James Redford, ["The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything"](https://web.archive.org/web/20150927090439/http://theophysics.host56.com/Redford-Physics-of-God.pdf), *Social Science Research Network* (*SSRN*), Sept. 10, 2012 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2011), 186 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1974708; also available [here](https://purl.org/redford/physics-of-god) and [here](https://sites.google.com/site/physicotheism/home/Redford-Physics-of-God.pdf). Additionally, in the below resource are different sections which contain some helpful notes and commentary by me pertaining to multimedia wherein Prof. Tipler explains the Omega Point cosmology and the Feynman--DeWitt--Weinberg quantum gravity/Standard Model TOE. * James Redford, ["Video of Profs. Frank Tipler and Lawrence Krauss's Debate at Caltech: Can Physics Prove God and Christianity?"](https://megalodon.jp/2019-0512-1524-14/godandphysics.fandom.com/wiki/Tipler-Krauss_2007_Debate), *God and Physics Wiki*, May 12, 2019 (orig. pub. Apr. 3, 2013); also available [here](https://web.archive.org/web/20190512065553/http://theophysics.freevar.com/Tipler-Krauss_2007_Debate.html) and [here](https://archive.is/V9njw). As said, Prof. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology is a mathematical theorem per the aforementioned known laws of physics, of which have been confirmed by every experiment to date. Hence, the only way to avoid the Omega Point Theorem is to reject empirical science. As Prof. Hawking wrote, "one cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem." (From p. 67 of Stephen Hawking, *The Illustrated A Brief History of Time* [New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1996; 1st ed., 1988].) Indeed, in the Feynman path integral formulation of Quantum Mechanics (i.e., sum-over-paths; sum-over-histories) a singularity is even more inevitable than in the Penrose--Hawking--Geroch Singularity Theorems, since the Singularity Theorems assume attractive gravity, whereas the Feynman sum-over-histories get arbitrarily close to infinite curvature. In other words, the multiverse has its own singularity. Further, due to Liouville's Theorem in complex analysis, it doesn't matter what form of physics one resorts to, as any physically-realistic cosmology (e.g., one capable of incorporating Quantum Mechanics, since the complex number field is intrinsic to the mathematical formulations of Quantum Mechanics) must begin at an initial singularity and end at a final singularity. (As Barrow and Tipler wrote, "Initial and final cosmological curvature singularities are required to avoid a universal action singularity." See John D. Barrow and Frank J. Tipler, "Action principles in nature", *Nature*, Vol. 331, No. 6151 [Jan. 7, 1988], pp. 31--34; see also Frank J. Tipler, "The Structure of the Classical Cosmological Singularity", in *Origin and Early History of the Universe: Proceedings of the 26th Liège International Astrophyscial Colloquium, July 1--4, 1986* [Cointe-Ougree, Belgium: Universite de Liege, Institut d'Astrophysique, 1987], pp. 339--359; "Discussion", pp. 360--361.) ⁂ Unfortunately, most modern physicists have been all too willing to abandon the laws of physics if it produces results that they're uncomfortable with, i.e., in reference to religion. It's the antagonism for religion on the part of the scientific community which greatly held up the acceptance of the Big Bang (for some 40 years), due to said scientific community's displeasure with it confirming the traditional theological position of *creatio ex nihilo*, and also because no laws of physics can apply to the singularity itself: i.e., quite literally, the singularity is supernatural, in the sense that no form of physics can apply to it, since physical values are at infinity at the singularity, and so it is not possible to perform arithmetical operations on them; and in the sense that the singularity is beyond creation, as it is not a part of spacetime, but rather is the boundary of space and time. In Prof. Stephen Hawking's book *The Grand Design* (New York, NY: Bantam Books) coauthored with physicist Dr. Leonard Mlodinow and published in 2010, Hawking uses the String Theory extension M-Theory to argue that God's existence isn't necessary, although M-Theory has no observational evidence confirming it. With String Theory and other nonempirical physics, the physics community is reverting back to the epistemological methodology of Aristotelianism, which held to physical theories based upon *a priori* philosophical ideals. One of the *a priori* ideals held by many present-day physicists is that God cannot exist, and so if rejecting the existence of God requires rejecting empirical science, then so be it. For details on this rejection of physical law by physicists if it conflicts with their distaste for religion, see Sec. 5: "The Big Bang", pp. 28--33 of my "Physics of God" article cited above. The evolutionary psychological reason for the above-described bizarre behavior of physicists rejecting physical law when it demonstrates God's existence is due to the naturally-evolved Jaynesian gods of old---i.e., the demons---seeking to distance people from genuine knowledge of God so that the demons may instead falsely present themselves as God. Among many permutations of this, it often manifests as various forms of etatism: the state becomes God. Demons are quite real, they however exist as naturally-evolved Minskian agent subset programs operating on the wet-computer of the human brain. For more on this, see my following article: * James Redford, ["Societal Sadomasochism"](https://web.archive.org/web/20211105203423/http://theophysics.freevar.com/Redford-Societal-Sadomasochism.pdf), *Internet Archive*, July 4, 2021 (orig. pub. May 29, 2018), 4 pp., ark:/13960/t2r59ws9q; also available [here](https://files.catbox.moe/muv9om.pdf) and [here](https://megalodon.jp/2021-0705-1226-07/archive.org/download/Societal-Sadomasochism/Redford-Societal-Sadomasochism.pdf).

Classic Logic course from Hillsdale College for FREE
Hillsdale College has a lot of online courses, and I've been taking one on Mathematics and Logic which uses Euclid's Elements and builds from there. Great for studying logic

Man or Matter is a history of science revised in light of and incorporating a poetic approach to the astral and etheric forces formative behind material phenomena. Because it stands alone in revising the history of science in light of Goethean science, Man or Matter remains one of the deepest books written in the sciences, ever. It’s also one of ‘most forgotten books’ ignored and dishonored by Cartesian-Newtonian hard scientists and even most Quantum researchers. Lehrs details humankind’s slow progress of dis-identification with physical-material matter and our growing healthy identification with truly human values and a light-filled, humanistic stance. Lehrs shows how the inner life of humankind was never static, but was always in movement. “The handbook to the Borderlands of Science… fundamental text for science in harmony with nature” ~ Borderland Science Research Without acrimony or anger, Lehrs reveals how Cartesian-Newtonian science was inescapably led to the illusions it holds today. Lehrs offers readers exit doors from the one-eyed, color-blind science based exclusively on matter and gravity.

This book presents evidence that UFOs are mainly invisible and consist of both physical craft and living, biological creatures. The author convincingly shows that our atmosphere is the home of huge, invisible living organisms that are sometimes confused with spacecraft when they became visible. Mr. Constable has photographed both types of UFOs with special infrared film, some of which are reproduced in this expanded and updated edition. Despite his bold leap into the future, the general public and official ufology have a hard time accepting the evidence. In recent years teams of engineers and technicians in both Italy and Romania, unaware of Constable's earlier discoveries, obtained virtually identical infrared photos of UFOs, which were published in Italy. In 1996, NASA used ultraviolet-sensitive videotape to record swarms of invisible UFOs that looked like Constable's earlier photos. Examples from these photos are also contained in this book. Also covered are earlier pioneers into important life energies that play a big role in this research, including Wilhelm Reich, Rudolf Steiner, and Dr. Ruth B. Drown. This is an important book, recommended for those interested in the higher realms of our physical reality.

“The artist has merely to be more keenly aware than others of the harmony of the world, of the beauty and ugliness of the human contribution to it, and to communicate this acutely to his fellow-men.” #Solzhenitsyn
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I was an unwilling participant. Visual Studio has it baked in now. One day, it started showing autocomplete prompts. Its useful for writing boilerplate like properties, lists etc. It sometimes knows what loops or conditions I want. Its a glorified autocomplete, similar to messenger apps. Its not sentient, it can’t write full code yet. Helps to write faster, but doesn’t take away mental work yet of architecting
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There is far more to this world than taught in our schools, shown in the media, or proclaimed by the church and state. Most of mankind lives in a hypnotic trance, taking to be reality what is instead a twisted simulacrum of reality, a collective dream in which values are inverted, lies are taken as truth, and tyranny is accepted as security. They enjoy their ignorance and cling tightly to the misery that gives them identity. Fortunately, some are born with spiritual immune systems that sooner or later give rejection to the illusory worldview grafted upon them from birth through social conditioning. They begin sensing that something is amiss, and start looking for answers. Inner knowledge and anomalous outer experiences show them a side of reality others are oblivious to, and so begins their journey of awakening. Each step of the journey is made by following the heart instead of following the crowd and by choosing knowledge over ignorance. Knowledge is the key to unlocking our potential. It gives us the self-​determination, responsibility, and power necessary to cast off the chains of covert oppression. Knowledge is therefore the greatest protector, for it also gives us foresight to impeccably handle the challenges of life and, most importantly, to sidestep the traps on the path to awakening. The more you know of higher truths and apply what you know, the more you begin operating under higher laws that transcend the limitations of the lower.
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Crypto Anarchy and Virtual Communities
The combination of strong, unbreakable public key cryptography and virtual network communities in cyberspace will produce interesting and profound changes in the nature of economic and social systems. Crypto anarchy is the cyberspatial realization of anarcho-capitalism, transcending national boundaries and freeing individuals to make the economic arrangements they wish to make consensually.

"The Cyphernomicon" is a document written by Timothy C. May in 1994 for the Cypherpunks electronic mailing list, outlining some ideas behind, and the effects of, crypto-anarchism. It constitutes one of the philosophy's founding documents, advocating anonymous digital currency and electronic privacy, and touching on more esoteric topics, such as assassination markets.
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The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto
Timothy C. May - 1988

The GNU Manifesto
Source: https://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html

A Cypherpunk's Manifesto
Written by Eric Hughes on 9 March 1993

A Cyberpunk Manifesto
Written by Christian As. Kirtchev on February 14, 1997

Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, ‘love of wisdom’) is the systematized study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind, and language.

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