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Alfred's Odd Ode #250

From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg@snowhill.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 1998 06:39:05 -0500
Fwd Date: Wed, 03 Jun 1998 21:25:44 -0400
Subject: Alfred's Odd Ode #250

Apology to MW #250 (For June 3, 1998)

I'll have my protestation on the dying of the light. My own I've
yet to learn, my friend, in the coming of a fearful night. But
where we throw ourselves too forcefully into gods we've
manufactured, we erode communication, and are rendered, smote,
and fractured!

Tolerate the hoaxist and _encourage_ the behavior that will
deepen your confusion and distress. Make a hoax a crime, then --
a disturbance of the peace. What's left, then, is the _evidence_,
and we put it to the test!

But claims beyond the *ordinary* are requiring greater *proof*?
This is what you hide behind to stay contrived -- aloof! This is
not the way to check the merits of a claim! This is pseudo
rule-ishness! It corrodes and rots your brain. This is not a
metric that you use to measure merit! This is mere red herring --
a prevaricating carrot! On its face it *sounds* a good rule, but
it's lacking all the guidance that a paradigm must have for _use_
-- validity, reliance. _Who_ decides the magnitude of the *proof*
that's needed then? Who of us decides enough -- the evidence
that's in? Who of us will make the choice to say enough's enough
-- all I need is me, my friend, and I call my culture's bluff!

How can all these good folk be recounting all these tales -- of
abduction, or their sightings, in such similar detail? Explain to
me the footage, which I have in my possession, that I've looked
at very closely -- it _provokes_ concerned obsession! What about
these lights that flash, then drift across the cloudless sky --
nothing like I've seen before with open mind, or well trained
eye. And I was raised by scientists, and I bought into their
reason -- the scientific method (!), else fell short, and out of
season. And the little that they reasoned that they had not
figured out <g>, they left to just one jealous God we _won't_
know much about!!!

But I have come to find there's _more_ than culture's letting on
-- that science, all alone, is not _enough_ to carry on. That
God's interpretation by a scurrilous elite is the glue that keeps
us mired in continuous defeat! I've discovered that our systems
are to keep a status quo that the landed better live with while
they shovel us with snow!

Autonomy is here at hand, of that you can be sure! The power
found is limitless; O'leary's seen the cure! One fell swoop (!)
you're off the meter, and you're standing on your own, just think
what you can _now_ give back -- _respect_ is on the PHONE. The
man is not the man alone, he knows he'd come to find. That's why
he keeps you guessing, keeps you stupid -- keeps you blind!


Lehmberg@snowhill.com

I point my finger -- _knowing_ I point three back at myself!
Voltaire and Mill were dead on right, and everybody knows it --
for a little more of the ol' broad brushed hyperbole.

I wonder what they saw in _their_ skies. My Thanks to Jean Van
Gemert for the thought in the third paragraph.

Restore John Ford.


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"I cleave the heavens, and soar to the infinite. What others see from
afar, I leave far behind me." - Giordano Bruno, while burning at the
fundamentalist's stake.



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