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The purpose of this Blog!

I am trying to point out that conflict permeates our lives hence our inability to interact with each other in a mutually beneficial manner. And this outward conflict arises due to a basic internal conflict. Our conflict extends to the environment, incredibly we destroy what sustains us. Conflict will not yield until we uncover the source and conflict will not end until we end it inside of ourselves. I have not done this for myself, yet I feel compelled to keep writing in essence because it is part of my effort to end the conflict inside of me. It is because we are in conflict that humanity suffers, and the scale of this suffering is a source of great human sorrow and it is growing exponentially from moment to moment. I am not claiming that I have an answer rather I am pointing out our need to find one. I think the source of all our conflict is, feeling/believing that we are separate from the environment and each other. Our conditioning tells us that we are as individuals alone, and separate from nature. It is something to ponder the root meaning of the word “alone”, it actually means, “all one” I think we have invented and sustain a division where none actually exist. Every blog post I write has this fact at its core. Humanity under empirical observation is living in an unnatural state one pitting humans against their environment and each other. Consider that right now innocent children around the world are being hated by grown adults simply because of their nationality or ism, something the child had no choice over. Soon the children will be poisoned, adding to conflict. This is our world, it is sick.

I would like to offer some background about myself to give the reader some perspective on the writer, without too much elaboration. First though I have been called a cynic and I won’t deny the accusation, in the light of the definition, that a cynic is someone that believes human conduct is always motivated by [self interest]. Even the meekest philanthropist in helping others nets a [good] feeling for doing what they feel is right, it doesn’t have to be the main reason for their philanthropy. We will return to “self interest”. I grew up very poor with parents that frankly were in way over their heads, they should not have had children. It was therefor natural to end up with the classic “poor boy inferiority complex”. Perhaps the worst thing that happened to me in growing up was that I was told by nuns and priest that god loved me. (Let me explain) I simply concluded that in not having what [seemingly] everyone else had, that god loved others and perhaps even hated us. (Why deprive us?) Life was hard, hunger, poor clothing and housing yet it was the daily humiliation and embarrassment and the unguided reactions to life itself, that hampered my development and made living painful. Things may have turned out differently if the people around me had the insight that a young mind subjected to abuse should not be left on their own to conclude, why. I would be remiss in not adding the fact that I had no inherent ability that would allow me to deal with this situation and the many problems it presented. I had other issues that exasperated the already unhealthy situation.

The unguided reactions to life is something we all experience to a certain extent, this simply happens because educators and people in general do not understand life. Hence the search for meaning and understanding, for some this search encompasses an effort to comprehend their deity. The implications of what I am saying are profound, in that we do not have an understanding of what life is and how we as humans fit into the grand scheme.Yet in spite of this ignorance we reproduce. Should we make more people that will add to and make greater the divisions that already exist. Humankind at some point being a intelligent collective should have planned population growth. Empirical observation clearly demonstrates that our adaptation to life, inevitably lays the ground work to hand down conflict from one generation to the next. What is being pointed out here is that humans have taken a wrong turn. What was a local movement of incoherence has evolved into incoherence on a global scale.. I find it incomprehensible that anyone could possibly conclude that life as we are are living it is the outcome of coherent minds. yes there are segments of the population living lives of satisfaction inside a frame work of overall incoherence. And one is compelled to ask as part of humanity are these people callous indifferent to human suffering?? If we were intelligent and took a coherent approach to living, life would, of necessity be getting easier for the majority instead it is getting harder. On a planet where, intelligence guided the actions of its inhabitants, would millions die in wars and from starvation? Would intelligent people expend vast resources in an effort to ensure mutual annihilation? Not one person would agree to breathe polluted air the fact that we all do clearly demomstrates incoherence. The soil where we grow our food and the water that sustains life are both contaminated with toxins and pharmaceuticals and we do not test for the majority of the chemicals we produce, past and present. We are literally poisoning ourselves.

We are caught in a behavior pattern that has resulted in global suffering, currently there are an estimated 65.6 million global refugees more than after world war two, more than the entire population of Britain. This is a clear symptom of global insanity. We have conditioned ourselves to accept what is truly unacceptable. People are reproducing inside camps for displaced people, something that defies comprehension.

I could go on for some time depicting the incoherence of humans, for now though I think I’ve made my point. Everyday there are efforts to improve the human condition and some are moderately successful, however the trend of society is an avalanche of unstoppable ignorance. The reason is that we never get to the core problem. So we keep, keep plodding away making tremendous efforts to change without succeeding, never stopping to ask ourselves why aren’t we succeeding. If you don’t recognize this behavior pattern, let me remind you – it is how we define “insanity”.

Artificial Intelligence & Right & Wrong

Before I begin I want to make it clear that I am only pointing out the empirical observations and tentative conclusions of my own mind.

Recently I was told that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could never match human mental ability simply because we can not program a machine to decide the difference between right and wrong.This means that right and wrong are not contingent upon clearly defined parameters of intellectual knowledge. The reason for this is that human interaction is a dynamic process with potentially unlimited possibilities. Situations will always arise that could not have been foreseen and the arguments about justification for our actions are seemingly endless. However complexity prevails: The ultimate reason that AI cannot be programmed to make right or wrong decisions has less to do with these facts than this actuality. We (humanity) do not ourselves know the difference between what is right and what is wrong. Right versus wrong are just variable potential courses of action that have arisen in the human psyche and resulting conditioning. I say variable because what is right for some is wrong for others and these variables fluctuate across a broad spectrum of human behavior. This is true because we are taking part in something we have no basic understanding of. i.e. (Life) The notion of right or wrong are the outcome of a lack of clarity, which is clearly displayed in our never ending conflicts about what is right or wrong. If it is a decision a process of knowledge whether to inflict pain or not to inflict pain on someone, you are just [confused], right and wrong is just nonsense. A clear mind knows it should not cause pain, there is nothing to decide. Enter: Justifiable homicide, – in no way makes the taking of life a right action “someone is doing something to kill you and you kill them to stop them. ( two wrongs don’t make a right)* This for humanity makes something right (justifiable) which in truth can never be right. It is the limited field of our consciousness that allows us to think something we intuitively know to be against our nature, is somehow justifiable. We have programmed ourselves to think and act in certain ways because we do not understand (life) what we are. Think of this you are watching the sun rise and as the rays enter the atmosphere they fall upon a church, a university and a government building. The sun rise is what is actual, the three buildings are part of a human reality. The church is there to worship the creator, of which there are many, the university is there to try to understand the creator and the government is there because the first two aren’t succeeding. Yes the government has other duties but its primary function is to wage war. We wage war with others because we differ on what is right and what is wrong. There are as many examples of what is right and what is wrong as there are minds, to decide it. Even our Supreme Court is alway split, as our the gods we have. And when you, (hopefully) “see clearly” then you will see and understand that there is nothing to decide. A clear mind knows it should not do harm to others. A clear mind knows that it is not separate, it is one with all that is. It is because we do not have a relationship with the divine* that we’ve invented morales and the concepts of right and wrong. How then do we reach “this” understanding? Since you are already “this” you must stop “doing” and just be silent, the rest will happen. Sit and be aware there is nothing more important.  

DT

* I use the terms right and wrong because they relate to our way of thinking, they are embedded into minds. Outside of the human field of consciousness they have no relevance. They are part of the total human delusion, that is, that we are projecting a realty because we are not aware of our true nature. The fact is that we are indeed creating this delusion and the twist is that the illusion is real, it is a reality (reading further) like the church, university and the government building. So I am using the words right and wrong from inside the concept of the illusion and not the actuality of our true nature where right and wrong are not actualities. 

  • This term “Divine” is a descriptive word that I have used in the past. I want to point out that I recently listened to a video by Sadhguru, where he used the term “divine” and that triggered me to use it here. I’ve referred to “our true nature” in many other articles. It is not my intent to plagiarize Sadhguru in fact I am recommending that everyone listen to him. He appears to have a deep understanding of the movement of life and a very wonderful method of passing that understanding on to us. Below is a youtube title that explains all you need to know. It is not a link you will need to search for it. I cannot emphasize strongly enough the importance of listening to him. 

The REAL Spirituality IS The Shift From Mental Activity To Life That You Really Are! Sadhguru

Leaders!

A person does not set out to be a leader, the people understand that certain individuals can see or accomplish things that most of us can not. Leaders are selected,  because they have a sense of life beyond themselves, therefor a leader is willing to think and act for more people, rather than just him or herself.*    

Our current President is a narcissist somehow everything is about him. He will do anything to hold on to power not because he is trying to help the people of the United States but because he is using the office to benefit himself. He has not delivered on most of his campaign promises and he is back once again spewing the same lies. If there is anyone still supporting Mr. Trump after all the damage he has done to our country, to the very idea of human decency, then they are naively ignorant or they have criminal intent. The methods Trump is using to divide the people are not new, many dictators have used them. Listen to him, he is always attacking someone or telling people why they should hate certain people or entire nationalities or races, this is not a leader, it is a tyrant. 

The fact that many Republicans and members of Fox News have condemned him for his actions is a clear indication of Trumps ill will toward our country. Even Judge Napolitano has condemned Trumps illegal acts. In an effort to hold power Trump has compromised the very institutions that we need to defend our freedoms from people like Trump. I understand why Trump was elected (our government was sold to the wealthy) however he himself since taking office has made everything that was bad even worse much worse.  Trump is hurting all of us, including the very people supporting him. Trump is a bumbling imbecile and he is making our country a global laughing stock, and much much worse, he is contributing to global instability. Trump belongs in prison and the people that support and enable his criminal activity also belong in prison. Imagine getting nearly 400 million dollars given to you and going bankrupt, not once but 6 times. Trump always brags and praises himself, referring to himself as “a stable genius”. If he were really rich then he would be broadcasting his Tax Returns all over the media. he would  not miss this opportunity. He is still lying about Russian interference in the 2016 election. It is common knowledge now that the Russians did interfere and on one occasion Mr Trump even asked them too. “Russia if you are listening please get Hillary Clinton’s E mails” If you support Trump and are objective then ask yourself how you would treat a democrat that did these things. You would want that person out of office immediately. Trump should be out immediately and we all know it. 

DT AKA Bill Rogan

* Words spoken by Sadhguru, in a recent talk. I have edited them to suit my statements.

A Brief History of Humanity!

How we got here on this planet is of course part of our history. It is an ongoing debate as to how this occurred. We have science and religions offering explanations, saying that you favor one view over the other puts you at odds with the opposition. These opposing camps are in themselves diverse and there can be civil discourses all the way to violent confrontations between them when trying to prove their point. These confrontations have become part of our history. Till this day if we are truly honest we will ultimately have to admit that no matter what evidence we’ve uncovered no matter what we believe, we still do not know the how and the why. Science has narrowed it down thus we are facing “everything from nothing”, but no how the transition occurred. Religions have faired no better they have whittled it down to “god works in mysterious ways”. The obvious state of humanity is “not knowing” and saying we know prevents us from looking further. In all honesty much of humanity’s tumultuous history has arisen out of disagreement over what we truly and honestly do not know. Institutions and countries have actually resulted from these divisions, the United States owes its beginnings to the Pilgrims who fled Europe seeking religious freedom. If we trace the history of many of our current nations you will uncover a religious foundation. 

Therefor it is a perfectly logical extrapolation in concluding that the basis of our global society is founded on structures that are the result of erroneous opinions. Our global history and current situation actually lend credence to this conclusion. We have endured thousands of wars with millions dead, starvation claiming millions more, all while we destroy the environment that sustains us. The stream of human consciousness is caught in a trap of its own making. We have turned reproducing into our raison d’ être, it gets worse. Once children are here we have nothing to give them except the world we’ve created in our ignorance. Our children are realizing that we are making more life without understanding it. We think we are advancing while our lives are becoming more arduous and stressful, which indicates we are oblivious. We are desensitized accepting the unacceptable. Until we recognize things as they are, do what you will. Nothing changes, our truth is “we do not know”.

The Divided States of America!

My fellow Americans: Those words no longer impart the all inclusive feeling that they did just a short time ago. What if anything is different about us than just ten years ago? Without a doubt the once robust middle class is shrinking and the divide between the haves and the have nots is reaching extremes. These are manifestation’s of what is happening to us. I think we must recognize the difference between being led and being manipulated. Our government is under the control of big money. Laws are actually written by corporations for the corporations benefit and put into effect by our legislature. Tax dollars are given to corporations for research  and then the corporations gouge the American consumer. We can no longer say “Our Government”.  Mark Twain said “it is easier to fool people than to get them to admit they’ve been fooled”  We have been fooled and we’ve been deceived. In truth there is little difference between us now than there was ten years ago. Yes there are extremist but they are always with us. 

The major difference today and what is fueling the divide is our leadership, and it is both major parties that have not only divided us but have solidified the divide. Party loyalty has superseded loyalty to the country, the people. Until this is rectified our situation will not only not improve it will worsen. The reason it will worsen is like an avalanche because the deteriorating situation has to be continually fueled with negativity. This is what our leadership is doing. Why would they do this? The objective is to hold power this allows access to the Treasury. It is that simple they are stealing our money. Real money billions of dollars are at stake. Leaders should unite the people they do not fuel the divisions. When things are going good you don’t see all this in fighting. Our attention is diverted and problems are being blamed on those that are not in any real power to cause the problems attributed to them. Election’s are not likely to bring the needed change, fortunately they are not our only option. Non violent force through demonstration will work only it must be organized. We should all do everything in our power to take back our government before violence is the only solution.

Bill Rogan, AKA Dung Teller

Acworth, NH 

Rush Limbaugh/ The Medal of Freedom!

If one is religious, then this conclusions follows. “God has had enough of Rush Limbaugh” Further if you listen to Mr. Limbaugh then God just might share this cancer with you or someone you care about. Time for Limbaugh to repent and apologize for leading the dim witted on their pilgrimage of idiocy. Amen! I am not religious, so I am just surmising as too how they might feel about Mr. Limbaugh’s condition.


The social cancer that is plaguing our country and the world for that matter didn’t just arise in the last few generations, no the seeds of anti compatible ism and a complete societal wrong turn have been with us from the very beginning. Mr. Limbaugh was astute enough to make a good living by appealing to our negative side and making hate appear to be normal. Hate however is not normal it is a distortion brought about in the human psyche through a lack of clarity.


Limbaugh could not have achieved the success he did in a world governed by decency. The medal of freedom award further solidifies our President’s deranged view of realty. I can also assure you that Mr. Trump is just acting out a role that his mind has contrived through his twisted concepts of what he thinks it means to be a human being. We have placed the leadership of our country into the hands of an imbecile, his administration and his party have abandoned logic there-by giving them leeway to forgo their sworn duty to serve their country. Every person that voted to acquit the president is openly guilty of aiding and abetting high crimes and misdemeanors. If the common citizen did this they would be apprehended and incarcerated. The Republican party with the exception of Mitt Romney is under arrest.

Dung Teller AKA Bill Rogan.

Killing Each Other!

On our planet where we consider ourselves to be intelligent and advancing as a species, there is a lot of evidence to dispute those considerations. For instance no one knows how many bullets have been fired by human beings for the purpose of killing other human beings. Consider that some machine gun crews during WWI accounted for the expenditure of a billion rounds. There are estimates that humans have fired at least 50 Trillion bullets at each other. I myself think the number is far greater than that. The estimates for the amount of humans killed in wars since organized killing became fashionable is as high as one (1) billion people. This number does not include the millions of homicides that have taken place since people began to interact (unsuccessfully) with each other. The fact that we can read this, become aware of it and not be shocked or appalled and do everything in our power to understand it so that it comes to an end, is nearly as disturbing as the actual killing, ISN’T IT? It should be, but it isn’t.

We have become so desensitized that we accept the unacceptable on a regular basis. The entire stream of consciousness in the United States has been distorted and it now appears that we have made a conscious decision to forgo logic. Our current leaders are doing what tyrannical leaders always do, that is, they divide the people so they can go about taking from the people unnoticed. Republicans and Democrats have sold out their constituents which means they are acting fraudulently in that they are in violation of their sworn duty to serve the people. What they are doing is far worse than just fraud because they are enabling corporations to take advantage of all of us. The government also provides money to corporations and those same corporations turn around and gouge the public.

With our propensity to kill each other I am wondering how long they (the government) think the people will stand for this? Of course the Obama administration made sure that the military can be used against the people. Before it comes to that I suggest we shut the country down along with a list of demands and shut it down until the governments does what it is supposed to do, and that is work for the people.

DT

No Country for Anyone, Except the Wealthy.

See” Richard Wolfe/Bob Hennelly, Democracy at Work.

See” Richard Wolfe/Bob Hennelly, Democracy at Work.

The vicious circle of wealth. Wealth is basically attained by the few selling something to the many. Think of defense contractors making money by selling the government weapons. (paid for by all of us) When taxes aren’t enough or avoided to pay for war then the government borrows from the wealthy in order to buy weapons from them (the wealthy). The government and defense contractors have wisely spread spending through out the states thereby getting legislators and the people to support the wars.  The US as a single nation spends more on defense than the combined spending of the next ten (10) nations. According to a Gallup Poll the rest of the world sees us the United Sates as the greatest threat to world peace. This is not what the Founding Fathers had in mind nor is it the will of the people, our government is out of control in fact our government is not even a government, it is an oligarchy.

DT

The United States has been at war in Afghanistan since 2001 and Iraq is a similar time frame. I am not going to talk about the loss of life, the worst aspect of these wars. (1) Do you know how these wars are being financed? (2) Do you know why we aren’t being taxed to pay for these wars as we go along? (3) Do you know why you don’t know the answers to these questions?

(1) The current wars are being paid for with borrowed money. Usually wars are financed by tax increases and government bonds.

(2) We are not being taxed for these wars because the tax increase needed to finance these wars would cause the American tax payer to protest. The financial burden for the Afghanistan and Iraq wars is estimated to be at 6.4 trillion dollars and rising, interest payments alone are in the hundreds of billions.  Eventually these funds will have to come from the tax payer.

(3) You don’t know the answer to this questions because the US government doesn’t want you to know, and they passed an emergency resolution for funding etc. Very sneaky of them!


Who has money to lend to our Government? The wealthy of course. The war debt now must combine with the bailout of capitalism from the 2008 crash. The level of US debt is currently unprecedented and if companies that borrowed cheap money,  and people in upside down mortgages and our government all default on  this debt,  then our society will collapse.

 Consider that for 3 years in a row life expectancy in the US has gone down, if we were a developing nation the world bank would tell hey your not doing so well. Our current president took advantage of the worsening situation for the US citizens and won his job. He has accelerated our decline on every front. Forty four million Americans make less than 18K per year. These people are in a weak position and have no reserve for a steep economic down turn that is already hitting other countries. The Congress along with the entire government is run by imbeciles, cowards and petty thieves. History will show them as such. And history will wonder what were the people doing while their country was being destroyed from the inside. History will not show the US citizen in positive light., The US citizen will be shown to taking sides and fighting for the people that are destroying them. The leaders have divided the followers so the leaders can steal from all the followers. The perfect analogy of “The blind leading the blind.

Wake up America, we are running out of time.

DT.

DT

US Elections nothing quite as STUPID!

I remember as a child when election time would roll around there would be a frenzy almost everywhere, political rallies, news rooms abuzz, ugly campaign signs plastered everywhere and the bars would close. We can’t have intoxicated people deciding who is going to run our government, can we.? People would cast their vote and then go to the bar “they weren’t really closed” you would go up and knock on the back door for recognition and entry. To me all this excitement about electing republicans or democrats or independents is analogous to to Jews in Germany getting all excited about the Nazi take over. Is this a distasteful stretch? Perhaps to some extent, but if you don’t think people are dying because of our elected officials you are misinformed and even oblivious. Getting excited and even hopeful about the outcome of our elections is the same as getting all excited about being held-up. Okay it is worse at least an armed robber isn’t pretending to care about you. So today instead of possible drunkards electing our government we have organized criminals from our courts and  corporate board rooms picking the contenders while billions of dollars is steered to the media to spread propaganda to the masses. Here is where STUPID comes in like an avalanche. How could anyone that is sane possibly think that the US government along with State and local governments has the peoples best interest in mind? The only logical conclusion is stupidity. Never have so many been so duped and so screwed by so few. Have no fear it will change simply because it has to, we cannot sustain the level of ignorance that our government has set in motion in every direction where the quality of our lives can be measured. We have been going in the wrong direction for many years and we are guilty of cheering on the people that have made us politically, economically and nationally more insecure than, than any society that can actually think – should find itself. Think about it, monkeys have a better social structure than humans. Bulletin, Bulletin orangoutangs bundle tree nest mortgages, forest chimps coerced into borrowing too much experience housing collapse, bailout ensues economy nearly collapses, orangoutangs get huge bonus, chimps pay for bailout. Never happen , only in America!

DT

Look into what is going on, look away from mainstream media because they are driven by money not freedom. For many US citizens third world status is a reality. The people in Washington have sold out the country. They are the truly stupid among us. .

Jesus commanded that we love God & Thy Neighbor!

I don’t think that it is possible to command someone to love, especially an omnipotent being, this would be clouded by motives for self salvation. The barrier between god and people is not an actual barrier it has been constructed in the human psyche. As long as the barrier is present there is “God and man” . It is up to us to look and see the barrier. I see it very clearly when I stop and look. The self is constantly getting in the way. The self as you know must be surrendered, but it is very tricky. It is the self that wants to surrender the self, in order to gain something. In the land of purity there is no gaining. God simply is, there is nothing to do. it is all done. Your mind is already there, when thought grows naturally quiet god is. Why wouldn’t God be just there? 

Wanting, no matter what it is,,, is being lost. How could we possibly know what it is we should want? If you know then you know why God did what he did and how he did it. You can’t know this, because it is not with-in the field of knowledge. 

DT