O TEMPORA, O

OUCH …

GENTLE JESUS

meek and mild

tells you that ya

gotta whack ya child

 

… or you ain’t going to Heaven, Baby~!

Or not. Religion confuses me, especially the two great Abrahamic religions of Peace, Love, Compassion and mercy.

But that’s just me—as a dum’ old dog I’m easily confused … which is why I look for contradictions all the time.

In the meanwhile—

A woman’s devotion to scripture took a literal turn when she used a leather strap inscribed with the “spare the rod, spoil the child” proverb to discipline two children.

Okay. Now we’re cooking with gas. In this country you’re not allowed to beat up your kids. The Law says ‘Tut~!’

But if the Good Book says otherwise … which is The Ass?

When police examined the leather strap, they found writing on it.  One one side it said “The Rod” along with Proverbs 13.24, which is commonly referred to as “spare the rod, spoil the child”. 

Sourced NZ media ‘STUFF’:  CLICK HERE 

There we are then; case dismiss—counter-sue for victimisation, trial by media, police brutality etc. She should get hefty recompense (and the church a huge donation from police funds) (for victimisation and ‘police brutality’, no?)

But I’m not sure I understand this bit—

On the other side of the strap it said “Heavy duty sh..”

—could she charged with offensive language instead? What of the boys—won’t they grow up to become sadistic little monsters, Hitlers, drunken drug addicts and rapists?

Or will Jesus forgive everybody and make His feelings known to the law makers, the mother, the boys, the readers, and the makers of straps? Or has He already done so and they’re doing it?

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“Sadist!”   “MY will being done, Horny! Stay the hell outa my space!”

 

 

 

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SOMETIMES

IT MAKES SENSE

 

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and I’m left scratching. All over …

“…The film also details the story of Lamarr as an inventor. “She came up with a secure communication system that was really about helping the Allies beat the Nazis in the Atlantic,” Dean said. “Wireless torpedoes were being blown up by Nazi ‘wolfpacks.’”

Lamarr worked to create a system called “frequency hopping” in which torpedoes would “hop” between frequencies to avoid detection …”

source:  CLICK HERE 

The ‘Lamarr’ referred to is of course Hedy, film star (boom boom~!) of a few years back. I had no idea that she was the slightest bit technical but there ya go. I also had no idea the wolfpacks could capture control of allied torpedoes so it’s learning curves all round.

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AND FOLLOWING

lines of thought triggered by the above ref’d article, I came upon this gem—

The Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy promptly identified and eliminated the problems. In the United States Navy, there was an extended wrangle over the problems plaguing the Mark 14 torpedo (and its Mark 6 exploder). Cursory trials had allowed bad designs to enter service. Both the Navy Bureau of Ordnance and the United States Congress were too busy protecting their own interests to correct the errors, and fully functioning torpedoes only became available to the USN twenty-one months into the Pacific War.[33]

source:  CLICK HERE 

—forcing once again this plaintive bleat: that in times of active unpleasantness the guys responsible for the procurement of vital equipments must be made to accompany them into the field:

Their invention was granted a patent … and at that time the U.S. Navy was not receptive to considering inventions coming from outside the military.[22] Only in 1962  … did an updated version of their design appear on Navy ships.[29]

Think of Self Interest as a wee bit of essential Quality Assurance if you like—there’s nothing quite like it for real motivation.

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HARD LUCK—

Devil 2 BOP.gif—IF YOUR EXAMINATION

questions require hard-and-fast answers. (Other than mathematics there ain’t no H & F answers—all else is opinion.)

Don’t fret, your current opinion is ‘in’. For now. Last year’s facts, sadly, are often ‘out’ (facts from a generation ago? Fuggedaboudem).

Just make the most of any windows of opportunity; you know, the old gather ye rosebuds whilst ye may—

“Mr Argus, Sir?”

“Yes, Pest? I mean, yes, Little Virginia?”

“Sir … does this mean that ‘facts’ per se are merely fashion?”

“Indeed, Child. Well said!”

SO~!

What provoked me this time?

“… Archaeologists may have uncovered the oldest known prehistoric school, where it seems young hominins were taught how to make flint tools, butcher animals, and master other skills necessary to survive in the Stone Age about 400,000 years ago … scientists are wondering  whether it means Homo sapiens itself evolved much earlier than is currently thought.
The notion … is based on analysis of hundreds of flint stones and fragments found in Qesem Cave, in central Israel, a spot that hominins called home from 400,000 to 200,000 years ago.
The discovery may attest that our ancestors developed complex cultural patterns … much earlier than believed … adds to mounting evidence from around the world that has already pushed back the clock on the evolution of modern humans by at least 100,000 years, and challenged the idea that Homo sapiens developed in Africa …”

read more: CLICK HERE 

Actually, I don’t really care. Some advice—

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(With apologies to the author—I made a wee tweak to bring his outdated stuff into line with current thinking)

FOR MOISELF

I’m still getting my muzzle around the thought that someone could live in a cave for two hundred thousand years, let alone four hundred thousand—

wassup, Doc?

Bugger! Er … anyone got a shoehorn?

—it couldn’t have been easy.

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WHAT THE HELL

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(below) actually mean? This is the standard of definitive news reporting, in the English language, in New Zealand today:

“Over the past three decades alone, the Navy’s fleet has shrunk from almost 600 ships to 308 today. It included nearly 1200 aircraft and more than 130,000 sailors and civilians.”

And then—

“While the US Navy’s operations overseas are growing considerably, it has been forced to navigate through some serious accidents while showing brute force to its enemies.”

—which is brilliantly ‘poetic’ and ‘clever’ … but is it accurate? (Clue: does the US’s navy actually have any enemies?)

“Mr Argus, Sir~”

Oh no …

“Yes, Little Ollivia?”

“Are you nit-picking again, Sir?”

“Wars have been started through miscommunications, Missy. No.”

But don’t fret. The laws for The Draft are, I understand, still in place although in abeyance and in The Land Of The Free they can be invoked with a stroke of a pen at any time.

There, problem solved. And if the gobs are disgruntled—

“Mr Argus, Sir~”

“Yes, Little Ollivia?”

… … … I don’t like you, Sir …”

“I don’t like meself sometimes, Kiddo …”

 

Jolly chappies

“Don’t listen to ’em, Don … ya doin’ just great!”

—shackle the ungrateful little snowflakes to their oars~! Bring back the cat, I say! Keelhaul the bastards! Or even better … set up a few Commissions of Enquiry.

There.

Problem solved. (If it actually is a problem, and not just some disgusting little oik reporter out to make a name for herself.)

 

The above quotes from:  CLICK HERE

 

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Regardless, I for one am a bit impressed …

ANCIENT

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Put me down for both.

Especially crank … right now allowing curiosity to dominate.

I keep asking myself: WRT the Great Sphinx of Giza—what/why/how/etc the knob on the beast’s chest?

AND BEFORE

we get down to the gritty (pun intentional!) let us not forget that said beast spent a significant amount of time covered up to the neck in sand.

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One might ask ‘How long has that region been sandy?’ and into many answers try to work the Establishment’s (now abandoned) notions of slaves dragging all those cute little pyramid blocks on rollers up wee ramps. (Dragging across loose sands ain’t easy … so how long has it been not-sand?)

BUT THIS

is digression and we need to get back to the lump on his chest. Her chest. Bugger … the model for the sculptor had a cancer, perhaps?  (I wish I were omniscient)(or had the sympathies of one.)

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Damn … there it is again …

Dr Schoch (re)dated the Sphinx after due consideration—and decided that it is just a little older than The Establishment bleats. The actual antiquity seems to be a moving target of opportunity opinion.

But don’t fret—

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—the wee lump is still there; ‘they’ haven’t covered it over. Yet.

Now back to my query:

is it there by design,

or a work of Nature?

 

AND MY APOLOGIES

—I should have noted the source for this wee snippet, but as final words—

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—I didn’t.

Another blasted crank (possibly a bit ahead of his time).

 

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Kismet

 

ANCIENT ALIEN VISITOR

Inflatable-Globe-Toy-Ball-Baby-Early-Educational-Teaching-Tool-Inflated-Beach-Ball-Kids-Learning-and-PlayingFOR REAL …

How ’bout that!? And here I was rubbishing all those ‘little green men’ who are thought (by some) to have built the pyramids—

To read from one of the many sources:  CLICK HERE

So there.

Alone in the universe, we are not? (But don’t fret, you are under no threat of invasion or being lumbered with yet more blasted pyramids. Tut~!)

 

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WHY YOU NEED

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rather than a mere

map (Mercator projection map, to be more precise).

SADLY I’VE MISPLACED THE SOURCE

but these images are just a couple out of a whole intriguing heap—

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—and if you travel further, you’ll see

what we’re about—finger-pointing-down-animation-gif copy

 

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—with no further reference to me …

 

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