Poison oak honey

In some areas around where I live there is a lot of poison oak. It is one of the hardiest, most well-adapted plants to this area. Sometimes on an otherwise barren hill there will be no other plants growing except for some poison oak tenaciously clinging to the soil and rock. One thing about poison oak is that it ...more

People actually live in non-multicultural-fucked-up-hellholes!

There was not the slightest sense of menace or even wariness in any of this. Those of us with experience in multiracial societies know that being on guard while doing these things—or skipping them altogether—is one of the “benefits” of diversity. describing life in Krakow, Poland amren.com: Notes from a White Country, Part II This is the way it's supposed to be. ...more

America last?

Donald Trump campaigned on a promise of no more wars of choice: no military interventions to liberate other countries, to intervene in so-called “humanitarian” crusades, to force regime change, to coercively spread democracy, or to take sides in other people’s wars or civil wars. In summation, our military would be used only in the defense of our own country or our ...more

It's amazing how many worlds have opened

I just compiled and ran my first C# app. Just a basic "Hello world" app. It looks very similar to Java. Recently I was also was looking at how to create a class with C++. I never studied C++ before but just because I've studied Java, PHP, and Python it looked familiar to me, like something I could ...more

Brahmanic energy can save the Earth

There are some people who want to live like savages. They are not evil per se, but they are not stewards of planet Earth. They are not the same as people who attain advanced brahmanic states. Some cultures have tended towards more and more brahmanic cultivation. Some cultures are stuck. They make advances but then ...more

Units!

units. Indispensible tool. Very, very useful! $ units Currency exchange rates from www.timegenie.com on 2016-06-21 2926 units, 109 prefixes, 88 nonlinear units You have: floz(2) You want: ml * 59.147059 / 0.016907011 Yes, 2 fluid ounces is 60 ...more

"...not to be celebrated in the presence of common people..."

The late 13th-century theorist Johannes de Grocheo believed that the motet was "not to be celebrated in the presence of common people, because they do not notice its subtlety, nor are they delighted in hearing it, but in the presence of the educated and of those who are seeking out subtleties in the arts." wikipedia.org: Motet Came across this quote today while ...more