Archive | October 7, 2013

Madonna Studying the Qur’an!

Madonna Studying the Qur’an!

It’s all buzz on the Internet as to whether famed British comedian, Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) as converted to Islam or not; but if he has that is one conversion one is prepared to take seriously from a man whose humor masks a deep thinking man.

Madonna in Turkey with Brahim Zaibat wearing a headscarf to visit a mosque

As for Madonna, a bigger question arises given that she has been an effective tool in the hands  of her handlers (MkUltra), as an agent of social engineering the masses (her audience).

Madonna’s interview with Harper’s Bazaar  Madonna’s Back describes her a person who likes to take risks, like an addictive adrenalin rush as a performer, her marriages, a mother etc. The Qur’an is also mentioned in that context:

“I am building schools for girls in Islamic countries and studying the Qur’an. I think it is important to study all the holy books. As my friend Yaman always tells me, a good Muslim is a good Jew, and a good Jew is a good Christian, and so forth. I couldn’t agree more. To some people this is a very daring thought.

As life goes on (and thank goodness it has), the idea of being daring has become the norm for me. Of course, this is all about perception because asking questions, challenging people’s ideas and belief systems, and defending those who don’t have a voice have become a part of my everyday life. In my book, it is normal.

In my book, everyone is doing something daring. Please open this book. I dare you.”

But we shouldn’t take everything at face value, and maybe motherhood has helped to awaken her to something more than an adrenalin rush!

In relation to the Jewish Kabbalah Madonna commented it:

“Inspired me. We were talking about God and heaven and hell, but I didn’t feel like religious dogma was being shoved down my throat. I was learning about science and quantum physics. I was reading Aramaic. I was studying history. I was introduced to an ancient wisdom that I could apply to my life in a practical way. And for once, questions and debate were encouraged. This was my kind of place”.

So what happened!

Speculations over the “Like a Prayer” singer’s interest in Islam have sparked in recent years after the star began dating Brahim Zaibat, a Muslim of Algerian descent. But, dating is not an Islamic practice!

Maybe Madonna just got the idea from Janet Jackson who packed up lock stock and barrel from the mind control entertainment industry! She has had a traumatic ride into and during her entertainment career, enough to make anyone seek sanity.

As she moves into film-making, and studies the Qur’an, can we give her that space to discover who she is, her essence, because the question remains about her MkUltra programming and further uses, because many have died or have gone crazy as victims of it!

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Nigerian Wins ‘World Muslimah 2013′*

Gender Equity in Islam

The West in a Panic!*

The West in a Panic!*

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1)      News from some EU countries to prepare for a reset of the €uro in October (Netherlands, Germany and Austria)

2)      Empty shelves in supermarkets, to prepare for the eventuality of looting

3)      German local officials to public official videos calling on citizens to stock up on food

4)      Obama tells Wall Street: “this time it’s serious”

5)      Obama calling off foreign intervention to keep troops in the country

6)      China to buy 5000 tons of gold (which will make them the biggest gold holder country in the world)

7)      Software updates lead to shutdowns on Wall Street, London, Frankfurt. These are not normal software updates. These were system changing updates.

8)      Munition shortage in the US, as reported hundreds of times

Remember the recent ‘gift’ from Obama to Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani it was a message to certain global leaders.

“This is the first time in recorded history that we have every major central bank in the world printing money, so the world is floating on an artificial sea of liquidity.

Well, the artificial sea is going to disappear someday, and when it does, the catastrophe will be even worse. Yes, it’s coming,” – Jim Rogers to CNBC

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9/11: $1.7 Billion in Bullion Missing from WTC

$: 9/11 Coincidences on 8/1/2012

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Germany’s Gold is Gone!

Eurozone Funding Shortfall Rises to Over $4 Trillion

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Bloomberg – World Financial Market To Be Rebalanced By Currency Revaluation!

US$ 1.5Trn Siphoned Off Annually By Foreigners

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BRICS ~ Brazil, Russia, India, China, & South Africa: Block Rothschild’s US and EU Computer Generated Ponzi Bailout Scheme Money Issuances.

German Police Officers Take Off Helmets & Marched With German Citizens Against Rothschild European Central Bank!

Your Money, Their Interest – Banking Scandals Continue…

Checking out of the Matrix: Life without Stress!

Checking out of the Matrix: Life without Stress!

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This picture on the left is a way of life we have become entrained to, to the point we have accepted it as ‘normal’. In fact we are addicted to an agenda that in short makes us unhappy unhealthy confused individuals always looking for a distraction that helps us to accept the situation.  Having become completely dependent on the notion that we will be provided for many have had that rude awakening in recent years that that ‘notion’ has been one big illusion. Deskilled from life in the process, some of us are having a pretty tough time knowing what to do.

Mark Boyle was just another middle class business student in Galway, Ireland with a vague that ‘notion’ to use his degree to get rich quick any way he could. That changed when he brought home a cut-price copy of the film Ghandi.

“If someone told me seven years ago, in my final year of a business and economics degree, that I’d now be living without money, I’d have     probably choked on my microwaved ready meal. The plan back then was to get a ‘good’ job, make as much money as possible, and buy the stuff that would  show society I was successful.”

For a while I did it – I had a fantastic job managing a big organic food company; had myself a yacht on the harbour. If it hadn’t been for the chance  purchase of a video called Gandhi,  I’d still be doing it today. Instead, for the last fifteen months, I  haven’t spent or received a single penny. Zilch.

The change in life path came one evening on the yacht whilst philosophising  with a friend over a glass of merlot. Whilst I had been significantly influenced by the Mahatma’s quote “be the change you want to see in the  world”, I had no idea what that change was up until then. We began talking about all major issues in the world – environmental destruction, resource wars, factory farms, sweatshop labour – and wondering which of these we would be best devoting our time to. Not that we felt we could make any  difference, being two small drops in a highly polluted ocean.

But that evening I had a realisation. These issues weren’t as unrelated as I had previously thought – they had a common root cause. I believe the fact that we no longer see the direct repercussions our purchases have on the people, environment and animals they affect is the factor that unites these problems.

The degrees of separation between the consumer and the consumed have increased so much that it now means we’re completely unaware of the levels of destruction and suffering embodied in the ‘stuff’ we buy.

“I decided that, as Ghandhi said, I would like to be the change I wanted to see in the world,”

Very few people actually want to cause suffering to others; most just don’t have any idea that they directly are. The tool that has enabled this separation is money, especially in its globalised format

A year before the global economic crisis, in 2007, Mark sold his home to set up Freecycle a website that allows people to give away to others what they would otherwise throw away. Freecycle , now with seven million subscribers worldwide was to provide Mark with the next lead as he continued to search for a more ethical path in life.

It was a Freecyclist who gave Mark a caravan, after which he decided to relinquish money and reconnect with the land. He parked the caravan on an organic farm where he volunteered, installed solar panels that power his lights, laptop and phone. For heat Mark uses a wood burner he made from an old gas bottle, which is fuelled by coppiced or scavenged wood. For lighting Mark uses beeswax candles, and cooking he constructed a ‘rocket stove’, made from a couple of old olive oil catering tins. For bathing he washes in a local stream and works out by lifting a block and doing press-ups.

Mark uses his bicycle to travel the 34 miles round trip to Bristol where he occasionally works at an organic co-op in exchange for a bag of oats. Add some cold water and fruit and that’s breakfast.

“At first I was overwhelmed by the thought of cooking outside in all weathers, but it has become one of the joys of my life.”

“On my first day I fed 150 people a three course meal with waste and foraged food. Most of the year I ate my own crops though and waste only made up about five% of my diet. I cooked outside – rain or shine – on a rocket stove.”

If we made our own tables and chairs, we wouldn’t throw them out the moment we changed the interior décor.

If we had to clean our own drinking water, we probably wouldn’t shit in it.

So to be the change I wanted to see in the world, it unfortunately meant I was going to have to give up money, which I decided to do for a year initially.  So I made a list of the basics I’d need to survive. I adore food, so it was at the top. There are four legs to the food-for-free table: foraging wild food, growing your own, bartering and using waste grub, of which there far too much.

I bathed in a river, and for toothpaste I used washed up cuttlefish bone with wild fennel seeds, an oddity for a vegan. For loo roll I’d relieve the     local newsagents of its papers (I once wiped my arse with a story about myself); it wasn’t double quilted but it quickly became normal. To get around I had a bike and trailer, and the 55 km commute to the city doubled up as my gym subscription. For lighting I’d use beeswax candles.

Many people label me an anti-capitalist. Whilst I do believe capitalism is fundamentally flawed, requiring infinite growth on a finite planet, I am     not anti anything. I am pro-nature, pro-community and pro-happiness. And that’s the thing I don’t get – if all this consumerism and environmental destruction brought happiness, it would make some sense. But all the key indicators of unhappiness – depression, crime, mental illness, obesity,  suicide and so on are on the increase. More money it seems, does not equate to more happiness.

Ironically, I have found this year to be the happiest of my life. I’ve more friends in my community than ever, I haven’t been ill since I began, and I’ve never been fitter. I’ve found that friendship, not money, is real security. That most western poverty is spiritual. And that independence is really interdependence.

 “People now often ask me what is missing compared to my old world of lucre and business. Stress. Traffic-jams. Bank statements. Utility bills. Oh yeah, and the odd pint of organic ale with my mates down the local”.

Many people label me an anti-capitalist. Whilst I do believe capitalism is fundamentally flawed, requiring infinite growth on a finite planet, I am not anti anything. I am pro-nature, pro-community and pro-happiness. And that’s the thing I don’t get – if all this consumerism and environmenta destruction brought happiness, it would make some sense. But all the key indicators of unhappiness – depression, crime, mental illness, obesity,  suicide and so on are on the increase. More money it seems, does not equate to more happiness.

Available now is The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living by Mark Boyle, published by Oneworld and priced at £10.99. Click here to buy a copy

Sources:

“The man who lives without money” http://worldobserveronline.com/2013/10/04/man-lives-without-money/

Weiner, M “The 21st Century Hunter Gatherers” sabotagetimes.com/life/the-21st-century-hunter-gatherers/

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Belgian Monarchy’s Crimes against Humanity Meets an Unexpected Islamic Challenge

Belgian Monarchy’s Crimes against Humanity Meets an Unexpected Islamic Challenge

From Alexandra Bruce

The crimes against humanity committed by the Belgian Monarchy in what is modern-day Zaire during the 20th century attained world-record status for cruelty. That record does not include the numerous child-sex rings that led straight to the government on their own soil.

A graffiti on a building in Belgium says “Welcome to ‘Belgistan’.” Many now call Brussels the Muslim capital of Europe with 25% of the city’s population adhering to that faith.

Meet the emerging face of this Low Country nation, which is predicted to have a Muslim majority by 2030. I have often wondered what would happen to European cultures and laws, once this inevitable trend is complete throughout Europe. Will South Asian and North African Muslim immigrants adapt to the laws and lifestyles of Europe or will Europeans find themselves hostages within Sharia states, in the very lands where their ancestors fought and struggled for centuries to gain their human and civil rights from the oppressive aristocrats and Churches? These same rights are ironically what enable the influx of what are essentially their cultural and political enemies to live inside of their nations, where they are out-populating their hosts by 4 to 1.

Of course, nothing stays the same and the nation of Belgium, itself has lived through many upheavals and many different rulers. One could argue that this is “karma”: The crimes against humanity committed by the Belgian monarchy in what is modern-day Zaire as well as in other parts of Africa during the 20th century have attained world-record status for cruelty, yet I don’t recall any Belgian incursions into South Asia, to have incurred the wrath of these peoples – that is, if their settling into these lands is supposed to constitute some form of “revenge.” However, Brussels is the seat of NATO.

When Shari’ah-for-Belgium party leader, Abu Imran says that Belgium is a “very perverted community,” he is likely referring to the numerous child-sex rings uncovered throughout the 1990s and 2000s, some leading all the way to the Belgian government – and here, he may have a very good point.

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Single-Sexed Schools vs. Civil Liberties*

Single-Sexed Schools vs. Civil Liberties*

When people of influence make blanket statements, and then act on them without ascertaining the reality on the ground that detrimentally affect whole generations waiting for them to wake up is not an option. Much of our ‘modern’ lives are based on such statements that form policies that form dysfunctional societies, and as for global governance and their global mess. . . In physiological terms, emotions precede thought because emotions are faster, sending signals to a brain that has stopped working or never got going in the first place – then we call it ‘politics’.

One of those ‘Big Lies’ is carte blanche equality of the sexes, which essentially forces one group to  be like the other, ignoring the contributions that each group has to give to the whole. Facilitating the process of a generation of insecurities and dysfunctional relationships is the questionable NGO, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU. If civiliberties is about freedom to choose, where is the choice in getting rid of single – sexed schools?

By Christina Hoff Sommers

Wealthy families have always had the option of sending their children to all-male or all-female schools, but parents of modest means have rarely had that choice. That changed in 2001, when four female senators sponsored legislation that sanctioned single-sex classes and academies in public schools. Today, there are more than 500 public schools that offer single-sex classes and 116 public all-girl or all-boy academies. Many are in struggling urban neighborhoods and many have proven to be hugely successful.

The Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School in Dallas opened in 2004 and enrolls 473 girls in grades 6 -12. More than 70% of the students are from economically disadvantaged homes and more than 90% are minorities.  Its success has been dazzling. In less than a decade, the school has won multiple academic achievement awards and, according to U.S. News & World Report, is one of the top public schools in Texas.

In 2011, Dallas opened a comparable public school for young men: the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy. Before opening its doors, the principal, Nakia Douglas, spent a year visiting schools throughout the United States—including many boys’ schools—to determine best practices for educating young men. More than half the teachers at BOMLA are male and there is massive focus on areas where many boys need extra help: organizational skills, time management, self-control, perseverance, and above all, academic achievement.

Wearing ties and blazers, the students are instructed in the art of becoming young gentlemen.  The principal’s research taught him that boys will go to astonishing lengths to defend their team. So (inspired in part by his reading of Harry Potter), he divided the academy into four houses—Expedition, Justice, Decree, and Alliance—which compete against one another for points earned through good grades, community service, reading books, and athletics. Douglas and his colleagues have created a school where young men can’t help but flourish. There is now a long waiting list for entry into this academy.

Single-sex academies like these two Dallas schools not only benefit the students fortunate enough to attend, but also are a part of the solution to the growing boy gap in education and the persistent girl gap in math and science.

Today millions of American boys are languishing academically. Boys in all ethnic groups and social classes are far less likely than their sisters to feel connected to school, to earn good grades, or to attend college. Girls, by comparison, are thriving academically, but are still far less likely than boys to enter fields in science and technology. Boys and girls, taken as groups, have different interests, propensities, and needs. These academies can provide important lessons on how to educate our children more effectively.

What sensible person would call these programs and others like them morally and legally suspect? And yet the American Civil Liberties Union says they are. It has launched a major campaign called “Teach Kids, Not Stereotypes” to discredit and terminate gender-specific programs in American schools. For the ACLU, organizing by sex is analogous to organizing by race. Lenora Lapidus, Director of the Women’s Rights Project of the ACLU, seems baffled so few see the connection.

“It is, in fact, quite startling,” says Lapidus, “that many people who would never consider segregation based on race or religion in a public school would accept sex segregation.” This campaign is unlikely to advance the cause of social justice.  But its potential for mischief is abundant. 

No one is suggesting that any student be forced into a single-sex program. Coeducation is an American tradition, and that will never change. But some parents and students prefer girls’ and boys’ schools, so why deny them that choice? What could be wrong with a voluntary program that seems to be doing so much good? Plenty, says the ACLU, and it claims to have research to prove it: a 2011 critique of single-sex education published in the prestigious journal Science.

The Science article is a two-page summary of the state of the literature on single-sex education. That could be useful, except that it was written by eight professors who belong to an advocacy group that opposes single-sex education. The article attempts to persuade readers of two propositions:

1) There is no well-designed research that proves that single-sex education improves academic achievement, and

2) there is good evidence that sex segregation increases gender stereotyping and “legitimizes institutional sexism.”

On the first point, there are in fact many studies that demonstrate the value of single-sex education. A recent article in Demography showed that both men and women benefit significantly from the single-sex model. A 2008 German study found that young women in female-only physics classes developed more confidence and interest in the subject than their counterparts in coed classes. When a group of researchers at Stetson University compared single-sex and coed classes in a Florida elementary school, they documented large gains for both boys and girls in the single-sex classes—but especially boys. Over the four years of the study, 55% of boys in coed classes scored proficient on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, compared with 85% of boys in the all-boys classes.

As for the claim that gender-specific schools increase stereotyping and sexism, there is ample evidence to the contrary. After all, in such schools girls cannot leave it to boys to dissect the frog, and boys cannot leave it to girls to edit the school newspaper. In 2007, a large-scale, well-designed British study found that “Gender stereotypes are exacerbated” in co-ed schools and “moderated” in single-sex schools. Girls in the single sex-schools were more likely to focus their studies on math and science; boys were more likely to study language and literature. And there was also this attention-grabbing finding: “For girls … single-sex schooling was linked to higher wages.”

In a subsequent issue of Science, academic critics faulted the authors for failing to cite any serious research showing that single-sex schools foster sexism. The eight authors conceded the point in their reply:

“We agree with [critics] that systematic reviews have yet to address the potential harm of single-sex schools in increasing stereotyping and sexism.”

Yet, the ACLU appears to believe that this Science article provides that systematic review. In fact, the article is little more than a compendium of the authors’ adamant opinions supported by cherry-picked findings.

What the eight Science authors should have said is that the research on single-sex education is a mix of contradictory findings. That is what the Department of Education found in a comprehensive 2005 review of the literature. The DOE deemed the literature to be “equivocal” and it advised that the matter might never be resolved by quantitative investigation because it involves issues “of philosophy and worldview.”​

Indeed, most of the research on classroom effects is similarly equivocal and unsettled. Look at the literature on longer vs. shorter school days, more homework vs. less, large vs. small classes—advocates on either side can find vindication in the research. Schools offer parents all sorts of reasonable choices that lack rigorous scientific support: gifted and talented programs, school orchestras, field trips. To say that such programs should be forbidden until all the research lines up in one direction would be a prescription for paralysis and mediocrity. How best to educate children is not an exact science. The serious and objective researchers on both sides of the single-sex schooling debate know this and warn against over-interpreting their findings.

But this debate is not really about findings or research. Even if there were decisive evidence that gender-specific education improved student performance, both the ACLU and the Science authors would still be opposed.  They have persuaded themselves that separating by sex is just as wrong as segregating by race. Diane Halpern, lead author of the Science article, like the ACLU’s Lenora Lapidus, insists on the connection: “Advocates for single-sex education don’t like the parallel with racial segregation, but the parallels are there.”

No, they are not. Race and sex are different, as the Supreme Court has emphasized and as most everyone recognizes. Mandatory racial separatism demeans human beings and forecloses life prospects. Single-sex education is freely chosen and has helped millions of pupils flourish intellectually and socially. It’s preposterous to think of Wellesley College, the Girl Scouts or the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy as oppressive institutions comparable to segregated schools in the Jim Crow South.

I recently took part in a debate with one of the eight authors of the Science article—Lise Eliot, a neuroscientist at the Chicago Medical School. In the discussion, she said she hoped to see the day when the courts would require Wellesley to accept males. In a subsequent article she talked about how eerie it was to be debating single-sex education on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. She suggested that if Dr. King were alive today he might say, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by their X or Y chromosomes, but by the content of their character.”

The ACLU is pursuing this “dream.” By threatening schools with costly investigations and lawsuits, it has already terminated single-sex programs in several states, including West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maine and Alabama. The ACLU also played a central role in preventing Madison, Wisconsin, from creating schools like the Dallas Irma Rangel and Barack Obama Leadership Academies.

On its website and in countless brochures and reports, the ACLU mocks the idea that there could even be such a thing as girl or boy-friendly teaching methods. Principal Douglas’ system of organizing young men in his Dallas school into four competing houses may be effective—but for the ACLU it would count as constitutionally forbidden “educational programming based on stereotypes.” The ACLU is now demanding that the Department of Education issue guidelines to all schools “explaining that programs based on stereotypes are impermissible.”

Reacting to this reckless crusade, Senators Barbara Mikulski, a Democrat, and Kay Bailey Hutchison, a Republican, said in a joint 2012 editorial,

 “To take single-sex education away from students who stand to benefit is unforgivable.”

Surely, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees. Instead of remaining passively on the sidelines, he and his department should be defending schools from the bullying efforts of the ACLU.

Can this campaign be stopped? Yes—just look at what happened last year in Rhode Island. In pursuit of its mission to overcome the gender distinction, the ACLU successfully pressured officials in Cranston, Rhode Island, to ban their much-loved traditional father-daughter dance and mother-son baseball game. “This type of gender stereotyping only perpetuates outdated notions of ‘girl’ and ‘boy’ activities,” the ACLU insisted, “and is contrary to federal law.” But Rhode Island rebelled! After a public outcry, a nearly united (mostly liberal) state legislature passed a bill sanctioning gender-specific events such as dances and baseball games. The ACLU is now calculating its next move. “I assume,” says one ACLU official, “the first school district that attempts to make use of the law will be facing a law suit.”

The one-time champions of civil liberties will no doubt make good on the threat if they have to, and will continue with their twisted campaign against single-sex education.

Let’s hope for more rebellion.

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