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All conversion is preceeded by apostasy, else there is no learning. October 2017
You cannot stop ideas, if their time has come. ~Ron Paul 2016
I vagely remember that I had a great memory at one time. ~Garrett Hall
Great works are always accomplish by more than ego .
All truth taught by authority is now under assault. The cure is to find truth by oneself. Start with self-evident truth and ponder your way onward.
We have to pass first, through the vail and the next comes the veil. The vail is clouds of deception and the veil is the lack of knowledge.
When everybody is completely equal they will be reduced to nothing.
Making the future is not predicting the future, but it works.
The Socialist depends on inflation. The capitalist depends upon deflation.
To a Socialist, we are individuals
To a Constutionalist, we are persons
To God, we are children.
To US, we just are.
Hmmmmm ... mmmmm ... Ahhh
I am the enemy of incompetent authority, my name is truth.
Absolute truth . . . Absolute freedom.
Those who cannot properly forget history will be condemned to relive history.
Should our life style support technology or should technology support the life style we choose?
Who teaches the teacher?
Cannot see the swarm for the bees.
Tyranny creates conspiracy theories.
“Any useful statement about the futures should appear to be ridiculus.” ~Jim Dator University of Hawaii
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ~Dr Seuss
“The future will always surprise us, but we must not let it dumbfound us.” ~Kenneth Boulding
Science cannot study itself because studing science itself in not objective but subjective.
"WE MUST DECLARE WAR ON WAR" ~Matt Drudge
“A close election is never settled.
“A focus on the future is relevant to all learners, regardless of age.” ~Alvin Toffler 1974
The art of the futurist is to predict the best questions.
Manufactured consent is temporary consent.
There is revelation in being still.
because we have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, • would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." ~John Adams
Beware of false prophets yes, but be-careful of incompetent prophets.
Dogma is the poor mans truth.
When Royalty is left uncheck it becomes racist.
Not everyones brain chemistry is the same.
Difficulties at times generate more questions than answers and at other times difficulties diminish answers to questions.
The resurrection is the only thing for certain.
"Follow the money" will explain much, but tracking the path of gold may reveal all.
Deception is the father of invincible ignorance and distrust is its mother.
If the love of money is the root of all evile then money interest will be the trunk.
A lie is just a lie, but when someone with authority or position lies, it becomes at best social engineering.
Sometimes you have to die to know the truth.
Vengeance is being able to out live your enemy.
A group thinker is one who allows consensus to trump reality. A personal thinker is an individualist who allows reality to trump consensus. A creative thinker is one who allows creativity to trump tradition, present reality, and consensus to produce a new reality. A future thinker is one who allows a future reality to trump present reality.
One man's foolishness is another man's wisdom. One man's wisdom is another man's understanding. One man's understanding is another man's opinion. To protect one anothers opinion, though different, is freedom.
Leadership is learned by leading. Humility is learned by following. Humble leadership is a gift.
Will followers ever inform their superiors of everything, including details they do not want to hear?
What is so intelligent about smart people having less children than the less smart? From where will the future smart people come?
Some may have knowledge without zeal and others may have zeal without knowledge. Zeal for knowledge may be the answer to this imbalance.
The time has come that there should be more concern with the deceived than the deceiver.
The first conspiracy still running is that there is no conspiracy.
A lie is only as good as its teller.
If perception is reality then what is blindness?
Conspiracy theories advance when suspicious news is reported.
Conspiracy theorist retreat when news is conspicuously reported. ~adapted from Clyde Lewis' statement
If life delivers you a wall, paint a mural!
How can you have a leader among group thinkers unless one is a hypocrite?
Want to change the world? Then want to improve your soul.
Monitary Inflation is a transfer of wealth and a threat to the esteemed value of legal tender.
Freedom of the individual has always threatened central planners.
Yogi Berra once said, "It's difficult to make predictions, especially about the future."
Calcultations are not just a typo. It is a name for the new normal of deliberate disinformation or misinformation. The emphasis is upon cult.
There comes a time when dreams meet daybreak. ~Artur Davis
The larger the world we find our selves, the smaller our identity in that world.
Accurate polls predict, where inaccurate polls propagandize.
When things go into chaos, you can not predict the outcome. ~Glenn Beck
The deeper the denial, the greater the awakening will be.
The future is a game we must all play.
History should be reviewed not relived.
One persons proof is another persons puzzle.
One persons certainty is another persons crisis.
One persons surety is another persons shyness.
Willful ignorance is most difficult to unlearn .
Some politicians empower freedom. But other politicians make kings.
Those who say, "I have nothing to hide" should do well to reexamine their buttons, latches, catches, snaps and zippers.
Prudence provides privacy: Justice judges jeopardy: Wisdom waits welfare.
The problem with politics is that it is "plight-ical."
Beware of false prophets displaying a sheepskin.
There are no small things, just things undone. ~Dr. Nick Begich.
Without the freedom to think all the other liberties matter not at all ~Dr. Nick Begich.
The abundance of plunder is short lived.
Talent faked is soon discovered.
Some futurist are but soothsayers reading the clouds; other futurist are beginning their baby steps towards prophecy.
Current Events form future trends. ~Gerald Celente
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. – Vince Lombardi
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
We will not solve the problems of the world from the same level of thinking
we were at when we created them. More than anything else, this new century
demands new thinking: We must change our materially based analyses of the
world around us to include broader, more multidimensional perspectives." ~Albert Einstein
Hindsight has so often accused me of my foolishness.
Plagierism is the sincerest form of flattery.
Ignorance is blistering.
You must first retain common sense before you can learn to be a generalist: you must first learn to be a generalist before you can become a futurist: you must first learn to be a futurist before you can be a prophet: you must first learn to be a prophet before you can be a seer.
To learn, to do, to imagine, to judge, to create, to dream, to become or not, that is the question.
During times of confusion or when all things are in commotion, strengthen your heart.
The Earth is not overpopulated, it is just underwatered.
Predicting the future is impossible only when perfection or accuracy is required.
Change the world by first secretly changing for the better, something within yourself.
The opposite of synergy is the deceived decieving others with good intentions.
A spider in the garden has a place; a spider in the house must be displaced.
Innovate out of debt.
Learn at your own pace, any other pace is propaganda..
Truth never changes just our knowledge of the TRUTH changes. -- Jason Hall
God is never in a hurry He is free. Man will be free when he is not in a hurry.
Education is being stuffed with other peoples ideas. Creativity is being fulfilled in your own ideas.
Metacognition is the science of science even metascience.
Truth is a faithful companion and good company.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training. - Anna Freud
Metacognition without insight and intuition is just reflection.
I love innovation when first encountered it's like inspiration.
We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. John Naisbitt
Creativity is at once working with great energy to make things easier with less energy.
The good thing about education is that it forces us to learn things we do not want to learn; the bad thing about education is that it forces us to learn things we do not want to learn.
Now strange words simply puzzle us; ordinary words convey only what we know already; it is from metaphor that we can best get hold of something fresh. -- Aristotle
The scientific method fails to study the mind, the future or even itself.
The opposite of denial is prayer.
Confusion can take two forms one leads to enlightenment and the other to confound.
The future as a study will heal many wounds of the past.
The intelligence of man is increased by learning to fear God.
Intelligent disobedience--brings salvation as nobody can save you but yourself; therefore, ultimately obedience to self preceeds all else.
It is just as difficult to be a master, when before you have always been a slave, as it is to be a slave, when before you have always been a master.
It is not only hard to teach intuition: it is worthy to be called impossible. ~Keith Bingham
Evil is making free agency the end rather than the means to the end.
The most human thing we do is generate ideas; creativity is fun.
Sometimes the question is the answer.
Creativity requires one make the familiar strange and the strange familiar.
Only a lie needs to be be proven, if the truth is self-evident.
All mismanagement stems from making your subordinates dispensable. All mismanagement comes from making supervision indispensable. Ultimate progress is training your own replacement.
A free people progress only through moral value.
Make to yourself friends with the future and you will be free to discover how to think and gain knowledge.
Truth no matter how painful to realize is always refreshing.
People believe what they want them to believe.
Are you motivated by fear, duty, love, delight, glory. They are not the same. Life without delight or glory is less than creative.
Some solutions are like seeing the forest from the trees; others, are like seeing the swarm from the bees. Worse still you can't see the forest from the bees.
Seeking to understand the past develops the intellect; Seeking to understand the future develops intelligence; Seeking to understand the present expands awareness.
Understanding the future what ever it is, is the final frontier of man.
Contoversy hides the gate to higher knowledge and the door to light. Do not take sides in a controversy but rather get above it and learn what is hidden.
As IF, enables the brainstorm; even more so WHEN, empowers prediction.
Make your message greater than the messenger.
Metaphors are useful lies.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood. ~Steven R. Covey
Let the authority of dogma be truth and let the credibility of doctrine be enlightened common sense.
The Self Teaching Principle is the boot strap to the upper levels of consciousness.
If I had a choice between religion and understanding, I would choose understanding.
Children can learn anything if given enough time to play.
On thoughts, not points; but, vistas, please.
Faith is how we deal with infancy.
Time is relative motion compared. -- Futurlogics
Truth is knowledge spanning the continuum of time: Light is principles of mind illuminating consciousness.
If our children are our future, then our parents are our past. What shall we make of now?
It is not the survival of the fittest; but, rather the survival of that which best fits.
Liberal education is a contradiction of terms.
Beware of good answers that put the mind asleep!
The generalist in never bored; but, the specialist is ever bored outside the specialty.
ORIGIN or DESTINY are two ideas or concepts that will fascinate man with mystery until he discovers them.
Man was born a generalist; but, civilization make a specialist of him.
Imagination is more important than knowledge -- Albert Einstein
You can judge a man by his assumptions.
Self education is not to be a harsh discipline but a positive addiction. (paraphrased from William Glassers term)
People want simplicity when it goes with what they want; otherwise they want complexity.
The greatest invention of the nineteenth century was the invention of the method of invention -- Alfred North Whitehead
Life is habit forming.
I have not had time to go to school; I am too busy learning what school does not teach.
It takes a lifetime to know a moment of confusion; and, a moment to know a lifetime of simplicity. The mark of genius is to take the beads of complexity and tie them with the single thread of simplicity.
Futurlogics DMP is when you realize that the most valuable possession you have is imagination.
The basis of all inspiration is to witness the "impossible" accomplished at the right time.
spark the mind with imaginative flame and is necessary for complete
Mysteries are needed to excite life.
The future is a mystery just in front of us.
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