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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Again aI am not with you

In Google Maps, it seems like both Shanghai in China (my landing place was Wuxi) and Bartiga in South-America, in Guiana, was made objects of dreams. Ai presume Bartiga was supposed to be a heaven for the elite. And aI suppose Shanhai was supposed to be an economical center. There are roads, on the maps, which in no way coincide with the photos. My immediate thought, is that aI feel sorry for the engineers, and other working people, in Google. One should acknowledge that people in Google, as people in the Norwegian Broadcasting Company, have been targeted. My second thought is that this is not something aI will argue with. Ai take what aI believe is the Chinese stand, and say, this is nonsense, what Germans call verrückt. We have a history, any one of us, and as cultures, and if this is not acknowledged, man is a lottery player.

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Especially to Americans

You know, in Norway we have a word which sounds a bit like "glory" and "glorious", and even so, it is absolutely not it. And that is "glorete". That means "garish(ed)". Ai believe the root to the word "glory" must be Latin ("gloria"), and aI wonder if the Norwegian word "glør" has something to do with "gloria". "Glør" means glowing wood or coal, or embers. We do not distinguish in Norwegian. We are, though, not fond of what we call effectmakery ("effektmakeri"). The neon lights of the city to most of us are foreign and belong to the salesman, and we have both read the novel "Death of a salesman" and seen the play. And your Christmas decorations are funny, and the decoration is a real nuisance to the eye. Christmas decoration to most Norwegians at home, if lights, is a candle holder for the four advent lights, and small electric lights on the Christmas tree, if one has one. And another thing which really annoys me, is that you have not made batteries for tea-lights, yet, which last.

My point, is that our fathers used to say, "everything is so great in America." Effektmakeri, and impressive things. And, you know, what impresses the most, is faith.

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Sunday, 2 December 2018

Some seem to have lost all intelligence

Either you beat, or you are beaten says Satan. Either you give, or you are receiving, says Satan. What kind are you? says Satan.

It is so stupid, a such imbecile life orientation, aI wonder if that stupidity of man should be spit out of his people, anywhere, and placed on the north pole, or the south pole, respectively.

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Torture

To torture, and to experiment with people, and also, to inflict pain on people which it is not strictly necessary to do to avoid disaster, is so low, so sad, and so devastating to both faith in you and to self-esteem, that there should be clear laws and international conventions against it. And there are. Not all states have ratified the agreements. There has, though, been an international consensus after the horrors of World War II, that torture is by a power we will not have on earth.

To commit to torture is to destroy the culture of the people. Poisoning it. That feeling "this is how we are" will have a devastating effect on the culture, and ruin it. Those people involved with torture will of course all go to Hell, regardless of religion. "Mother Earth" will spit that infection out. We should, though, be oriented towards the living, and see to it cultures prosper.

That orientation of the one torturing can be pointed at, aI believe, by scientists. There is, though, no point in feeling sorry for a being which never will rise, and which motivation it is to flatten everything it sees. There is no point in feeling sorry for a being which is incapable of putting itself in other people's shoes. There should be death penalty for torture.

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