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June 14, 2019

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Gini Disparities of Poor and Ultra Wealthy most wide gaps of anywhere in the world

June 9, 2019

 

Gini Disparities Between the Widest Differences of anywhere in the world

This study is not news.  The divisions between those who have shared begrudgingly with people who are less able has been evident from earliest times of our existence largely for reasons of survival. It behooves us to come to terms with equity among all beings.

 

The Wages of War Is a Glaring Failure to Mediate and Delineate a Way Towards Peace

May 27, 2019

 

sermon 5/2​6​ and what we are called to do in response to evil
Our first defense is trying to overcome our tendancy to destroy all else
to do this we must gain a foot hold on civility  climbing out to a place of common insights and awareness of one another in the context of being connected always
​leaving our responsibilities for ​all the wanton human tragedy in all the abandonment and waste; all the people whose families are torn asunder by creating homelessness; by creating poverty, especially among these sacrificed children in the mayhem; glorifying war at all, which comes down to the argument we’ve failed  
we have failed to be a voice of the people of all circumstances
insuring that all of us have a life that is fulfilling and provides meaning throughout our lives
Obviously there must be a principles akin to a tzadik  a righteous person without rancor or judging
There have been throughout our lives many who thwarted the injustice of masters and servants and demonstratively realized that there are no borders, there are no enemies, there are no orphans or abandoned, and that dwells in equity of all, and that we’re stewards of this world until our spirit is all that remains to stand for faith and as you expressed the idea Salvation
Please Heed Our Plea, Amen

MURDER OF PRECIOUS LIFE WITHOUT END – WILDLIFE IS BECOMING EXTINCT By OUR VISCOUS BLOODIED HANDS

May 22, 2019

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MURDER OF PRECIOUS LIFE WITHOUT END – WILDLIFE IS BECOMING EXTINCT By OUR VISCOUS BLOODIED HANDS

Eco-campaigners took these grisly photos of whale and dolphin hunts in the Faroe Islands

Sea Shepherd Whale Dolphin Hunt Faroe Islands
Locals on the Faroe Islands tend to newly-killed whales after a hunt.
 Sea Shepherd

The Faroe Islands, an unusual cluster of islands in the North Atlantic, is a burgeoning tourists hotspot.

According to Business Insider’s Rachel Hosie, the island is now so popular that it closed itself to tourists, except those who are willing to help repair and maintain the island.

However, there is a darker side the the ruggedly beautiful territory. Read this article, first published by Business Insider in 2017, to learn more.


Eco-campaigners have published a slew of grisly photographs showing whales and dolphins being hunted in the Faroe Islands.

The group Sea Shepherd, which campaigns against fishing practices it considers barbaric, recorded the images over a period of months. The Faroe Islands are a Danish territory in the North Atlantic, some 200 miles north of Scotland.

They documented a series of so-called whale drives, in which the Faroese government says around 1,200 whales and 500 dolphins were killed. The Government of the Faroe Islands vigorously defended the centuries-old practice.

Scroll down on the see what the controversial hunting practice looks like, and learn more about its history. Readers may find some of the following images upsetting.

This is the scene after a whale hunt, or grindadráp, in the Faroe Islands.

This is the scene after a whale hunt, or grindadráp, in the Faroe Islands.Sea Shepherd

The Faroe Islands are formally part of the Kingdom of Denmark, but have significant autonomy.

The Faroe Islands are formally part of the Kingdom of Denmark, but have significant autonomy.Google Maps/Business Insider

Unlike Denmark, the islands are not part of the European Union.

EU law ( this one) bans “deliberate capture or killing” of any dolphins or whales, but since the Faroe Islands are not part of the union they do not have to abide by the rules.

The process involves boats heading out to find pods of whales and dolphins, and rounding them up into shallow waters, where they are killed by hand.

The process involves boats heading out to find pods of whales and dolphins, and rounding them up into shallow waters, where they are killed by hand.Sea Shepherd

Large numbers of locals get involved with the process, and can each claim a portion of the meat afterwards. These are pilot whales.

Large numbers of locals get involved with the process, and can each claim a portion of the meat afterwards. These are pilot whales.Sea Shepherd

This whale was pregnant — her baby ended up dying as well.

This whale was pregnant — her baby ended up dying as well.Sea Shepherd

Official statistics show that 1,194 pilot whales were killed in the 2017 hunting season.

Official statistics show that 1,194 pilot whales were killed in the 2017 hunting season.Sea Shepherd

The Faroese also hunt a large number of white-sided dolphins, like these. 488 were killed in 2017.

The Faroese also hunt a large number of white-sided dolphins, like these. 488 were killed in 2017.Sea Shepherd

Neither the whales or the dolphins are endangered. The Faroese government said that most years around 1% of the total stocks of dolphins or whales are hunted.

Hunts like this have been taking place since at least 1298, when the first surviving laws regulating the practice were published, and precise records have existed since 1584, according to the Faroese government.

Parents take their children to see the process in action, and it’s normal to pose with the dead animals.

Parents take their children to see the process in action, and it's normal to pose with the dead animals.Sea Shepherd

This year’s hunting season was a big one. Some 1,700 animals were killed, in 2017, compared to around 800 on an average year.

This year's hunting season was a big one. Some 1,700 animals were killed, in 2017, compared to around 800 on an average year.Sea Shepherd

The last time this many animals were killed was in 1996.

The animals are marked up for processing — if you look closely you can see the number 16 on this dolphin, next to the fin.

The animals are marked up for processing — if you look closely you can see the number 16 on this dolphin, next to the fin.Sea Shepherd

The animals are butchered for meat and blubber — here one man has sliced parts of this dolphin.

The animals are butchered for meat and blubber — here one man has sliced parts of this dolphin.Sea Shepherd

The Faroese say that whale and dolphin meat is an important part of their diet, and means they don’t have to spend money and waste natural resources importing food from abroad.

The carcasses of some animals are lifted on to trucks and transported for further processing.

The carcasses of some animals are lifted on to trucks and transported for further processing.Sea Shepherd

At the end the meat was packaged up. Most of it is shared out in the Faroese community, but some can be bought in stores as well.

At the end the meat was packaged up. Most of it is shared out in the Faroese community, but some can be bought in stores as well.Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd has opposed the hunts for years and has previously tried to physically stop the process with its own ships.

Sea Shepherd has opposed the hunts for years and has previously tried to physically stop the process with its own ships.Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd told Business Insider they have been blocked by legal means from using their ships to protest.

Instead, volunteers went to the Faroe Islands and posed as tourists to take photographs of the hunts with the hope of securing adverse media coverage.

One wrote this about what he saw:

“Witnessing a ‘grind’ first-hand was truly an eye-opening experience. In a place otherwise so quiet, it was unnerving to see the locals so animated once the grind had been announced.

“The first grind we saw was at Hvannasund, scene of several grinds in 2017. We witnessed the whole process from the driving in of the 50 or so pilot whales through the slaughter, the butchering and the distribution of the meat and blubber.

“As the pilot whales were driven to the shoreline by the small boats the intensity of the thrashing bodies grew. Hooks were sunk into the blowholes and the whales were dragged onto the shore in a sadistic game of tug of war. We witnessed whales seemingly bashing their heads against the stones in a frenzy.”

The Faroese government defends the tradition, and says Sea Shepherd will “go to any lengths” to discredit them.

The Faroese government defends the tradition, and says Sea Shepherd will Sea Shepherd

They sent a long statement to Business Insider, which we are reproducing here in full:

“Approximately 1700 pilot whales and white-sided dolphins have been caught in the Faroe Islands so far this year. The annual long-term average catch of pilot whales in the Faroe Islands is around 800 whales, with large fluctuations in total catches and the number of individual whale drives from year to year.

“The pilot whale hunt in the Faroe Islands is sustainable. The long-term annual average catch of pilot whales in the Faroe Islands represents less than 1% of the total estimated stock. It has long since been internationally recognised that pilot whale catches in the Faroe Islands are fully sustainable.

“All meat, including whale meat, involves the slaughter of animals. The meat and blubber of pilot whales have long been – and continue to be – a valued part of the national diet. Catches are shared largely without the exchange of money among the participants in a whale drive and residents of the local district where they are landed. Each whale provides the communities with several hundred kilos of meat and blubber – meat that otherwise had to be imported from abroad.

“Sheep farming, whaling and fowling have enabled the Faroe Islands as an island nation to maintain a relatively high degree of self-sufficiency in food production. In the Faroe Islands it is considered both economic and environmental good sense to make the most of locally available natural resources, and to maintain the knowledge required to use what nature can provide in a harsh oceanic environment.

“Illegal and potentially dangerous actions by activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have been the hallmark of the activities of this group for decades.

“Sea Shepherd representatives will go to any lengths to paint a negative picture of the Faroese whale hunt as “barbaric”, “unnecessary”, “evil” and “lunacy” describing Faroese as “sadistic psychopaths”, with the aim of inciting anger and outrage against the people of the Faroe Islands.

“They have chosen an easy target, as whale drives in the Faroe Islands take place in the open for anyone to watch and document.”

Facing History As Ourselves

May 20, 2019

Facing History as Ourselves

 

Puerto Rico is not another country Puerto Rico has been involved with the US for more than a century. My three children and my children’s mother and all of her family and my grandchildren and a lot of others are from a part of the United States, which was decided to be, by the US Government and not necessarily by citizens of Puerto Rico. Two of my children are from Aquadilla and San Sebastian They have dual citizenship. They are not foreigners and as a matter of fact neither is anybody. The history of Borinquen is filled with malevolence toward the peaceful lives of the Tainos, an indigenous clan of the Greater Antilles who were invaded by Europeons and made into a central thrust of slavery, the rum route of sugar cane, and merchantilism. The administration currently has no awareness of the scope of the problem by denying the rights and privileges of all Americans to be protected from any force natural or otherwise. Why would anyone insinuate that Puerto Ricans did not make America what it is and therefore it is reprehensible and absurd that the people do not have all the guarentees of all citizens of this nation? Thiis rhetorical question is offered only to instill sensitivity toward facing history as ourselves. We will overcome in spite of ignorance.

 

 

 

Protected: my family of my sister

May 16, 2019

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Massive Violence Towards Children in All Ways – an Unfathomable Injustice

May 13, 2019

 

What Say You ? Are You Responsible?  Am I?  We’re all Guilty of such waste and abandonment    –  yes, all of us Thank you for your stabbing epiphany – let’s get over this trifling time this tumult this narcissism What is the point? None of this ends  it is the onset of countless broad sides which already have left their damage on our spirits  – there will never again be reconciliation in this life Ultimately everything hence has been undone

Such a senseless tragedy of waste and abandonment”

 

Massive Violence Towards Children in All Ways  – an Unfathomable Injustice 

In how many ways are children vulnerable in current society?  

Abuse

Neglect

Abandonment

Family violence

Domestic Violence

Trafficking

School shootings

Suicide Anxiety depression

Early Childhood trauma

Generational grinding poverty and trauma

 

People who are refugees fleeing from violence abroad, who have had their homes and lives threatened  

and those who have been here for generations who have been robbed of their rights to live here because they’re viewed as foreigners.

 

 

 

 

Denver area sees more school shootings by population than nation’s largest metro areas, analysis shows

Parents pick up their children at the Highlands Ranch Recreation Center at Northridge after the shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post)

A Denver Post analysis of multiple shooting databases revealed that Denver is in fact a hot spot for both mass shootings and school shootings. The Census-designated Denver metropolitan area has had more school shootings, per million people, than any of the country’s 24 other largest metro areas since 1999, Meg Wingeter reports.

“It’s gotten to the point where schools are dangerous, but now I’m like, well, if I go to a movie theater or a mall, there’s nowhere I can go or take my kids where they’re going to be totally safe from that kind of violence.”

Rachel Moore, Littleton mother

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