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BBC News: Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

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Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43143889

How much did big pharma slip you Professor?

More on this later.

Don’t believe a word of it.

First of all, we’ll need to separate genuine biochemical depression that has been with us forever from artificial depression created by contemporary society. Sadly, there is a link between all this and the massacres carried out in the USA, and it has all to do with society, exercise, diet and social media and little else.

I do not have time to complete this post, so it will need to be left for now, but a good diet, social interaction, strong family unit (vital!), competitive sports and such are a natural way to avoid depression. You do not need to pop a pill.

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February 22, 2018 at 12:09 pm

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‘Dirty meat’: Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants

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‘Dirty meat’: Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants

https://www.theguardian.com/animals-farmed/2018/feb/21/dirty-meat-shocking-hygiene-failings-discovered-in-us-pig-and-chicken-plants?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Another reason to reject Anglo American trade deal.

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February 21, 2018 at 3:08 pm

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Boarding school head slams Snowflake generation sparking ex-pupil row

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Boarding school head slams Snowflake generation sparking ex-pupil row http://dailym.ai/2okHMLF via http://dailym.ai/android

Spot on Sir!

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February 20, 2018 at 8:12 pm

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Government refuses medical cannabis to six-year-old epileptic boy who had 3,000 seizures in a year | The Independent

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/alfie-dingley-home-office-medical-cannabis-denies-seizures-netherlands-a8216596.html#commentsDiv

Evil big pharma in action. Hope public outrage forces a government climb down. Canabis has proven medical benefits.

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February 19, 2018 at 6:14 am

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While the snowflakes moan about gender…

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this happens. As I said, all this PC and oh woe is me rubbish being injected into the narrative is to distract young people from being concerned about important issues. Therefore, older more considerate but vulnerable people like the man in this footage have to hold the fort.

Snowflakes, I stated in another post, you are wrecking this planet you lazy self serving idiots. Wake up, man up and go protest outside!

(Only just came across this video whilst reading comments below this article. Heart breaking.)

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February 17, 2018 at 10:24 pm

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Trump nailed it

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But the media twisted it. What did he say? He said that those who are angry, depressed or otherwise unhappy should always have someone to turn to: Family, friends, doctor or faith leader. Exactly.

I listened to his speech yesterday live, if it was scripted, it was well written, if it was from the heart, it was sincere. Either way, the media immediately discussed gun laws, that do have to be changed of course. Why does someone need an AR-15 exactly and how on Earth did this young man get one?. But the media did not discuss why people commit massacres, how to help them in advance and most importantly, what is wrong with American society that leads to such horror.

If all guns are banned, the potential killer will find another way, less effective, but the problem will remain. He or she may just kill themselves, and not take down anyone else, but that will still be a tragedy.

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February 16, 2018 at 9:29 am

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BBC News: Grenfell Tower campaigners in ‘Three Billboards’ stunt

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Grenfell Tower campaigners in ‘Three Billboards’ stunt – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43073382

Brilliant!

Whole Grenfell tragedy was a disgrace to this country. The same cladding caused fires in Dubai. Our white goods safety standards were weakened years ago to appease nations we have geopolitical interests in. The authorities and our Prime Minister’s response was cold hearted and indifferent. No one has been prosecuted. And so on.

BTW, the movie these billboards are based on is compelling and worth seeing.

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February 15, 2018 at 9:23 pm

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And it’s happened again

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The second photo down in this BBC News article about yet another massacre in the US pretty much sums up why this sort of thing happens, as made very clear in my lengthy (albeit messy and badly written) dedicated page on gun law.

Why are pupils wearing casual clothes, in particular the young man on the left and the lady in a revealing top on the right? And why are they allowed to bring mobile phones into school? How can they concentrate in class and show respect for the teachers?

Where is the discipline in American schools? Why don’t they wear uniforms, that for the same reason that Masons dress as they do, maintains and encourages a code of conduct as well as reducing envy between social classes?

Until America lets go of liberal values for kids – including banning social media for anyone under 18, this will all continue.

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February 15, 2018 at 10:23 am

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Police numbers drop by 1,200 in six months as wage bill frozen

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Police numbers drop by 1,200 in six months as wage bill frozen

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/feb/13/police-numbers-drop-by-1200-in-six-months-as-wage-bill-frozen?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Not good. If they ripped out the invasive ugly CCTV cameras and replaced them with sentient humans, crime would fall and wannabe police would have a career to aspire to.

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February 13, 2018 at 10:17 pm

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Private water payouts are a public scandal, says Labour

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Private water payouts are a public scandal, says Labour

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/10/private-water-payouts-public-scandal-labour-john-mcdonnell?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

He is correct. National infrastructure MUST remain state owned. Looking forward to getting our drinking water off grid, not just energy. Filters are the key to keeping it clean and free of particles.

BTW, just ordered a wind turbine to exploit windy days.

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February 11, 2018 at 11:58 am

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Oh what a feeling!

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When one seeks to stop drinking alcohol for life and death reasons, the general advice is to go 100% dry. No compromise, else you’re kidding yourself.

Likewise, as of a few days ago, to force myself not to cheat or make the whole exercise pointless, having almost 500 watts of solar energy at my disposal (and more soon), I no longer charge my phones and one or two other devices using grid energy, whose source I cannot control. They are either charged from the battery connected to the solar panels or using the cig lighter in my car, which is of course powered by dirty fuel, but at least I’m using power that is there anyway. (Hope to get an EV once it is practical, and charge that using solar and/or wind too.)

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On the left out of focus is one of our solar panels. On the right up in the sky is your free source of unlimited energy for the next 4 billion or so years. I took this photo from my desk whilst writing this post, and that sun is charging my phone – in Fast Charge mode too, along with two other phones and this Logitech Craft keyboard that needs topping up once in a while. Baby steps.

90% of my gadget energy comes from the sun, so using the car is only when travelling with my phone that is used as a navigation tool – GPS uses a lot of power, so the phone needs to be connected to a power source for long journeys.

It feels very cool to see ones 4 gang power socket power block NOT connected to the mains, but instead, to the output of the inverter that itself is connected to a power regulator that the solar panels are connected to. Phew!

One looks up at the sun knowing it was a gift that gave us life. It can save us from ourselves too.

Light back club: Disconnect.

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February 9, 2018 at 4:35 pm

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In Sweeping War on Obesity, Chile Slays Tony the Tiger – The New York Times

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/07/health/obesity-chile-sugar-regulations.html

Fantastic! Will the rest of the West follow?

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February 8, 2018 at 3:22 am

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Sky News: Briton who fought IS charged with terror offence

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February 7, 2018 at 7:22 pm

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If I was PM…

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(Would implement a few of Boris’s ideas, at least he has vision.)

  1. Cancel HS2, new technologies are going to render clunky trains obsolete
  2. Move Heathrow out to the sea and turn the current airport into a national park and entertainment complex (horrible place to navigate too, visit and fly from)
  3. Offer businesses with the roof space a tax incentive to install solar panels and wind turbines on their roofs, garage fourcouts included
  4. Regain state control of ALL the current rail networks and choose the same carriage design nationwide:
    1. Power ports at each table
    2. Solar panels on the roof
    3. More leg room
  5. Retain the NHS but build state of the art mobile hospitals (think futuristic RV) that visit communities every month offering checkups and A&E. This to reduce need to travel to main hospitals.
  6. Ban advertising of junk food and sweets to anyone under 18
  7. Ban use of social media by anyone under 18

It’ll never happen. Because greed always takes priority over ethics and quality of life.

Written by Oflife

February 7, 2018 at 1:19 pm

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This is awesome!

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I have not revealed this publicly before, but I used to know Elon Musk and always sensed he was special. What he is doing is diametrically the opposite of what the old school corporations on this planet are doing, said corporations are going to die a long slow death as renewable energy coupled with the sorts of people in the photo above pull the rug from under them. This cannot happen soon enough!

I have solar panels powering some of my gear now (and am forcing myself NOT to use the grid to charge or power my phone and weather station, and later, more equipment as we install more solar panels and possibly a micro wind turbine.) On the other hand, if we cannot save the planet, at least we’ll have a backup on Mars, although I’m of the school that would prefer we restore this planet to it’s natural glory before we dirtied it.

Fight black stuff: Buy Tesla.

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February 6, 2018 at 10:02 pm

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Sky News: ‘Mind-reading’ computers could enhance human brain and help police, surgeons and City traders

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http://news.sky.com/story/mind-reading-computers-could-enhance-human-brain-and-help-police-surgeons-and-city-traders-11238096

Help the police eh? The UK government (at their own admission!) runs a total surveillance state, so now CCTV and Internet monitoring are up and running, next up our minds will all be read, just to catch the ‘bad guys’ before they…

…Tweet that politically incorrect in the eyes of the humorless authorities thought.

Minority Report indeed.

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February 5, 2018 at 11:11 pm

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Lauri Love: Alleged British hacker wins battle against extradition to US for cyber attacks | The Independent

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/lauri-love-latest-updates-us-extradition-cyber-attack-aspergers-suicide-uk-hacker-trial-high-court-a8194916.html

And the snowflakes shall inhibit the Earth. Just so wrong. Oh woe is me, so I shall commit a crime and make excuses.

Dear America,

I am sorry my nation is so weak and immoral. I didn’t vote for this.

A.

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February 5, 2018 at 1:37 pm

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Really?

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Really!

Written by Oflife

February 4, 2018 at 7:18 pm

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Reducing suicides

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Mr Hunt,

Maybe, but society had it coming. Let’s see now…

  • Banning of competitive sports at school, that build character, confidence and good mental and phyiscal health. Have you ever met an unhappy rugby or football player? Nor me, always happy bubbly jubbly* healthy and social.
  • Allowing those younger than 18 (when at their most vulnerable) access to social media, in particular Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat etc, all of which allow messaging and comments to be broadcast en mass to the masses. Have you NO idea how sensitive young people are?
  • Reliance on energy drinks, legal highs and the lazy ‘café’ lifestyle as an alternative to sports and other outdoor activities that by their nature generate endorphins – the ultimate legal AND safe natural high. Try it, right now: 20 push ups, 20 sit ups, and 20 curls using 10KG dumb bells. Feel better? Yeh! (Now repeat, twice a day.)
  • Encouragement of the self destructive (and in my view, fascist) snowflake/SJW lifestyle, whereby everyone is a victim, so less caring about others, and always moaning about their lot, which brings about synthetic depression that big pharma loves, because like junk food created obesity, it turns humans into a lifelong cash cow. Ref: Wall-E.

There are genuine reasons for becoming suicidal, but with society creating a mentally and physically destructive ‘ecosystem’, the health services, family and employers will be unable to cope, with catastrophic consequences for society and the economy. Worst of all, resources that could and should be focused on those with genuine issues will be limited.

Fight slack club: Ignore council jobsworths, build a tree house. Go play rugby. Get off social media & reduce your ‘friend’ count from 200 or 300 to 2 or 3 and talk to them on the phone and only use chat to share jokes, memes and other happy.

*Quora: How does one spell Jubbly? Is it a word or just a David Jason thing?

 

Written by Oflife

January 31, 2018 at 12:20 pm

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Entrapment machine

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Re this from Ford, and bare in mind, an entrapment based law and order economy is already embedded in England. (I cannot speak for the rest of the world.)

I am currently wasting my time fighting a fine for parking in an NCP car park. I committed NO offence, and have tactile evidence to prove it, but the fact this car park is entirely run by machines and number plate recording CCTV means you are guilty until proven innocent, and there is no human on hand to make a common sense or honest appraisal of the situation. (I returned to pay to stay longer, but their stupid cameras only check your vehicle when it enters and leaves the car park. AI? Artificial Idiot!) There are no humans to deal with, not even at the end of a phone, you have to ‘appeal’ online, and the onus is on YOU to provide evidence, so I have sent them screenshots of my bank statements, lucky I paid by card. If I had paid cash, no proof. (There are no printed tickets.)

Today in England, many car parks expect you to guess how long you will be, as opposed to a PAYG system, where if you do take longer, there is no penalty, you just pay another £1 or two. What if you’re stuck in a post office line, need the toilet and cannot find one or have a medical emergency? Additionally, here in England, like our complex recycling laws, speed limits are random, depending on where you live. In one built up area near where I live, the speed limit is 40mph, whilst in another bit, it’s 20mph. The signs are very small, unlike 20 years ago, when they would be about 12 inches in diameter. (I have never got a speeding fine in such an area.) This lack of consistence means the driver has to look away from the road and constantly check the speed limit. Why not just a flat 25 mph on a B road, just as A roads have a 60 mph limit away from built up areas.

In the last few years in the UK (including within the last week where three young lads were killed), there have been a number of horrific car accidents caused by drivers, often in fast German sports cars, who have in some cases done a hit and run. (Note, the killer drivers rarely get given press coverage for politically correct and geopolitical reasons, but there are those of us keeping track.) This sort of accident rarely happened a while back because the police were driving around spotting and monitoring those drivers who were driving dangerously. They were then pulled over and warned, politely. “Next time…”

If anyone believes a robot can do this, they have another thing coming. I’m in software, and you cannot replace the all seeing common sense nature of a human cop.

Today, it is all about money, so decent generally law abiding people are chased by county courts for minor ‘offences’ whilst killers and criminals are given free reign.

Just yesterday afternoon, four canned beer drinking white trash were outside a shop threatening passers by, myself included. (Eye contact is to be avoided, or it’s “Oy, what are you looking at?!!!” followed by possible punch or worse.) Despite the police often driving around this area, they did nothing, probably going ofter a ‘job’ more lucrative for themselves or council.

If you want a dystopia, where large corrupt government linked organisations, like those featured in many visionary science fiction movies such as Clockwork Orange, Demolition Man, Logan’s Run, 1984, Robocop etc, then allow this compassionless technology to take over, but don’t say you were not warned, it will be horrible if you’re decent, and liberty if you’re a crook.

Fight back club: Unsure at this point. Am very very pessimistic about the future.

Update Jan 31 2018 – Sadly, our chief jobsworth – who will do nothing to crack down on criminals and dangerous drivers (such as those who killed 3 and 5 youth respectively recently), wants to go after the sensible middle class motorist to fill his coffers. And no, it won’t make driving safer, people need to drive the natural way so they can focus on the road and obstacles, not their speedo. The comments below the article reflect this feeling.

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January 30, 2018 at 1:04 pm

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Well done Radio 4

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This morning, once again, featuring inarticulate guests devoid of common sense to try to further their propaganda. The UK desperately needs well promoted competition to some BBC programming so those with opposing views have a platform.

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January 29, 2018 at 10:04 am

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Summary of the status quo

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Paul Harvey would be given short slots on what I recall was one of the two radio stations I used to listen to in the Bay Area of California in the 90s, either KSBC or KGO. I found his comments heartfelt and accurate.

What he says here is spot on. Consider he said all this decades ago, the video is of course recent and proves his views were prophetic.

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January 28, 2018 at 8:23 pm

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Exhibit A

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This link.

Exhibit B

(There were countless other references similar to that in Exhibit B, but they seem to have vanished from the Internet, proving that the visible web is being cleansed of a lot of hard truths – not good.)

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January 25, 2018 at 5:04 pm

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Talking of worms…

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…And so it begins.

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January 23, 2018 at 12:42 am

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The Worms Are Turning

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For ages now I have been warning that this visionary satire from The Two Ronnies is begining to come true. A commenter below this piece in the Daily Telegraph re the millennial reaction to the harmless Friend’s TV show seems to agree. Please do read all the comments because we live in increasingly dangerous times and it is heartening to know that others concur.

As far as I am concerned, Hitler was the first snowflake to get into power. And look how well that worked out.

The problem we have is that the police and army (who would once defend us against the forces of evil) are being brainwashed into this unnatural repressive groupthink.

Fight back club: Laugh at self.

 

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January 16, 2018 at 12:23 pm

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