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  • carol
    I glanced at these posts of the same name this morning, not thinking anything of it UNTIL a bit later, and then it it hit me really hard. This man represented
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 2, 2007

      I glanced at these posts of the same name this morning, not thinking anything of it UNTIL a bit later, and then it it hit me really hard. This man represented a most rigid human composition imaginable, although admitedly, that are many more of his kind circulating among us on this beautiful earthly dwelling of ours.

      His passing occured likely through the night of Halloween, being itself a highly venerated festive time for Black Occultists.

      The coupling of these two events  my soul terrorized throughout most of the day. These events are not just fictitious accounts, they actually did occured, and they have likely 'rung in' as it were, invigorated calamitous

      occult forces straight into our collective soul environment, in a formative manner, occuring even onto this day.

      This double event may likely invoke more serious reprecussion as well...

      Anyways, if anyone has any doubt about the hardened nature of this now deceased individual, I offer a few quotes from the articles already presented.

      Has anyone pondered on the supersensible caracter of this event? C.

      "I'm not proud that I killed 80,000 people, but I'm proud that I was able to start with nothing, plan it and have it work as perfectly as it did," he said in a 1975 interview.

      "You've got to take stock and assess the situation at that time. We were at war. ... You use anything at your disposal."

      "After the war he called Hiroshima and Nagasaki "good virgin targets" (they had been virtually untouched by pre-atomic air raids) and ideal for "bomb damage studies."

      "...But that was not in the Tibbets-approved original script for the film. It was added later, presumably to show that the men who dropped the bomb recognized the tragic nature of their mission.
      Tibbets criticized the scene when the film came out...."


      --- In anthroposophy@yahoogroups.com, "holderlin66" <holderlin66@...> wrote:
      > Address by Mayor Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson
      > October 27, 2007
      > City & County Building
      > Salt Lake City, Utah
      > Today, as we come together once again in this great city, we raise our
      > voices in unison to say to President Bush, to Vice President Cheney, to
      > other members of the Bush Administration (past and present), to a
      > majority of Congress, including Utah's entire congressional
      > delegation, and to much of the mainstream media: "You have failed us
      > miserably and we won't take it any more."
      > "While we had every reason to expect far more of you, you have been
      > pompous, greedy, cruel, and incompetent as you have led this great
      > nation to a moral, military, and national security abyss."
      > "You have breached trust with the American people in the most
      > egregious ways. You have utterly failed in the performance of your jobs.
      > You have undermined our Constitution, permitted the violation of the
      > most fundamental treaty obligations, and betrayed the rule of law."
      > "You have engaged in, or permitted, heinous human rights abuses of
      > the sort never before countenanced in our nation's history as a
      > matter of official policy. You have sent American men and women to kill
      > and be killed on the basis of lies, on the basis of shifting
      > justifications, without
      > competent leadership, and without even a coherent plan for this
      > monumental blunder."
      > "We are here to tell you: We won't take it any more!"
      > "You have acted in direct contravention of values that we, as
      > Americans who love our country, hold dear. You have deceived us in the
      > most cynical, outrageous ways. You have undermined, or allowed the
      > undermining of, our constitutional system of checks and balances among
      > the three presumed co-equal branches of government. You have helped lead
      > our nation to the brink of fascism, of a dictatorship contemptuous of
      > our nation's treaty obligations, federal statutory law, our
      > Constitution, and the rule of law."
      > "Because of you, and because of your jingoistic false
      > `patriotism,' our world is far more dangerous, our nation is far
      > more despised, and the threat of terrorism is far greater than ever
      > before.
      > It has been absolutely astounding how you have committed the most
      > horrendous acts, causing such needless tragedy in the lives of millions
      > of people, yet you wear your so-called religion on your sleeves,
      > asserting your God-is-on-my-side nonsense – when what you have done
      > flies in the face of any religious or humanitarian tradition. Your
      > hypocrisy is mind-boggling – and disgraceful. What part of "Thou
      > shalt not kill" do you not understand?
      > What part of the "Golden rule" do you not understand? What part
      > of "be honest," "be responsible," and "be
      > accountable" don't you understand?
      > What part of "Blessed are the peacekeepers" do you not
      > understand?
      > Because of you, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, many
      > thousands of people have suffered horrendous lifetime injuries, and
      > millions have been run off from their homes. For the sake of our nation,
      > for the sake of our children, and for the sake of our brothers and
      > sisters around
      > the world, we are morally compelled to say, as loudly as we can, `We
      > won't take it any more!' "
      > "As United States agents kidnap, disappear, and torture human beings
      > around the world, you justify, you deceive, and you cover up. We find
      > what you have done to men, women and children, and to the good name and
      > reputation of the United States, so appalling, so unconscionable, and so
      > outrageous as to compel us to call upon you to step aside and allow
      > other men and women who are competent, true to our nation's values,
      > and with high moral principles to stand in your places – for the
      > good of our nation, for the good of our children, and for the good of
      > our world."
      > In the case of the President and Vice President, this means impeachment
      > and removal from office, without any further delay from a complacent,
      > complicit Congress, the Democratic majority of which cares more about
      > political gain in 2008 than it does about the vindication of our
      > Constitution, the rule of law, and democratic accountability.
      > It means the election of people as President and Vice President who,
      > unlike most of the presidential candidates from both major parties, have
      > not aided and abetted in the perpetration of the illegal, tragic,
      > devastating invasion and occupation of Iraq. And it means the election
      > of people as President and Vice President who will commit to return our
      > nation to the moral and strategic imperative of refraining from
      > torturing human beings.
      > In the case of the majority of Congress, it means electing people who
      > are diligent enough to learn the facts, including reading available
      > National Intelligence Estimates, before voting to go to war. It means
      > electing to Congress men and women who will jealously guard
      > Congress's sole prerogative to declare war. It means electing to
      > Congress men and women who will not submit like vapid lap dogs to
      > presidential requests for blank checks to engage in so-called preemptive
      > wars, for legislation permitting warrantless wiretapping of
      > communications involving US citizens, and for dangerous, irresponsible,
      > saber-rattling legislation like the recent Kyl- Lieberman amendment.
      > We must avoid the trap of focusing the blame solely upon President Bush
      > and Vice-President Cheney. This is not just about a few people who have
      > wronged our country – and the world. They were enabled by members of
      > both parties in Congress, they were enabled by the pathetic mainstream
      > news media, and, ultimately, they have been enabled by the American
      > people – 40% of whom are so ill-informed they still think Iraq was
      > behind the 9/11 attacks – a people who know and care more about
      > baseball statistics and which drunken starlets are wearing underwear
      > than they know and care about the atrocities being committed every
      > single day in our name by a government for which we need to take
      > responsibility.
      > As loyal Americans, without regard to political partisanship -- as
      > veterans, as teachers, as religious leaders, as working men and women,
      > as students, as professionals, as businesspeople, as public servants, as
      > retirees, as people of all ages, races, ethnic origins, sexual
      > orientations, and faiths -- we are here to say to the Bush
      > administration, to the majority of Congress, and to the mainstream
      > media: "You have violated your solemn responsibilities. You have
      > undermined our democracy, spat upon our Constitution, and engaged in
      > outrageous, despicable acts. You have brought our nation to a point of
      > immorality, inhumanity, and illegality of immense, tragic, unprecedented
      > proportions."
      > "But we will live up to our responsibilities as citizens, as
      > brothers and sisters of those who have suffered as a result of the
      > imperial bullying of the United States government, and as moral actors
      > who must take a stand: And we will, and must, mean it when we say
      > `We won't take it any more.'"
      > If we want principled, courageous elected officials, we need to be
      > principled, courageous, and tenacious ourselves. History has
      > demonstrated that our elected officials are not the leaders – the
      > leadership has to come from us. If we don't insist, if we don't
      > persist, then we are not living up to our responsibilities as citizens
      > in a democracy – and our responsibilities as moral human beings. If
      > we remain silent, we signal to Congress and the Bush administration
      > – and to candidates running for office – and to the world –
      > that we support the status quo.
      > Silence is complicity. Only by standing up for what's right and
      > never letting down can we say we are doing our part.
      > Our government, on the basis of a campaign we now know was entirely
      > fraudulent, attacked and militarily occupied a nation that posed no
      > danger to the United States. Our government, acting in our name, has
      > caused immense, unjustified death and destruction.
      > It all started five years ago, yet where have we, the American people,
      > been? At this point, we are responsible. We get together once in a while
      > at demonstrations and complain about Bush and Cheney, about Congress,
      > and about the pathetic news media. We point fingers and yell a lot. Then
      > most people politely go away until another demonstration a few months
      > later.
      > How many people can honestly say they have spent as much time learning
      > about and opposing the outrages of the Bush administration as they have
      > spent watching sports or mindless television programs during the past
      > five years? Escapist, time-sapping sports and insipid entertainment have
      > indeed become the opiate of the masses.
      > Why is this country so sound asleep? Why do we abide what is happening
      > to our nation, to our Constitution, to the cause of peace and
      > international law and order? Why are we not doing all in our power to
      > put an end to this madness?
      > We should be in the streets regularly and students should be raising
      > hell on our campuses. We should be making it clear in every way possible
      > that apologies or convoluted, disingenuous explanations just don't
      > cut it when presidential candidates and so many others voted to
      > authorize George Bush and his neo-con buddies to send American men and
      > women to attack and occupy Iraq.
      > Let's awaken, and wake up the country by committing here and now to
      > do all each of us can to take our nation back. Let them hear us across
      > the country, as we ask others to join us: "We won't take it any
      > more!"
      > I implore you: Draw a line. Figure out exactly where your own moral
      > breaking point is. How much will you put up with before you say "No
      > more" and mean it?
      > I have drawn my line as a matter of simple personal morality: I cannot,
      > and will not, support any candidate who has voted to fund the atrocities
      > in Iraq. I cannot, and will not, support any candidate who will not
      > commit to remove all US troops, as soon as possible, from Iraq. I
      > cannot, and will not, support any candidate who has supported
      > legislation that takes us one step closer to attacking Iran. I cannot,
      > and will not, support any candidate who has not fought to stop the
      > kidnapping, disappearances, and torture being carried on in our name.
      > If we expect our nation's elected officials to take us seriously,
      > let us send a powerful message they cannot misunderstand. Let them know
      > we really do have our moral breaking point. Let them know we have drawn
      > a bright line. Let them know they cannot take our support for granted
      > – that,
      > regardless of their party and regardless of other political
      > considerations, they will not have our support if they cannot provide,
      > and have not provided, principled leadership.
      > The people of this nation may have been far too quiet for five years,
      > but let us pledge that we won't let it go on one more day – that
      > we will do all we can to put an end to the illegalities, the moral
      > degradation, and the disintegration of our nation's reputation in
      > the world.
      > Let us be unified in drawing the line – in declaring that we do have
      > a moral breaking point. Let us insist, together, in supporting our
      > troops and in gratitude for the freedoms for which our veterans gave so
      > much, that we bring our troops home from Iraq, that we return our
      > government to a constitutional democracy, and that we commit to honoring
      > the fundamental principles of human rights.
      > In defense of our country, in defense of our Constitution, in defense of
      > our shared values as Americans – and as moral human beings – we
      > declare today that we will fight in every way possible to stop the
      > insanity, stop the continued military occupation of Iraq, and stop the
      > moral depravity reflected by the kidnapping, disappearing, and torture
      > of people around the world.

    • jmn36210
      Tom wrote: Enola spelled backwards is Alone. ... attention? :-) Too bad you just didn t elaborate on that... It s like you were standing in for the
      Message 2 of 6 , Nov 3, 2007


        Tom wrote:
        "Enola spelled backwards is Alone."
        Hey kiddy, trying to impress the class and get the teacher's attention?  :-)
        Too bad you just didn't elaborate on that...
        It's like you were standing in for the ape in *2001 A Space Odyssey* --- but
        forgot to send that bone twirling up in the air... :-)
        Now, how is the show supposed to go on?
        Are you perhaps afraid of being relegated from Anthro-list quarterback to
        sissy cheerleader on account of such a decisive gesture? :-)
        Just a dumb frog croaking :-)



        --- In anthroposophy@yahoogroups.com, "tmasthenes13" <TomBuoyed@...> wrote:
        > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "tmasthenes13"
        > TomBuoyed@ wrote:
        > On this day of All Hallows, we note the passing of Paul Tibbetts, the
        > pilot of the B-29 bomber that dropped "Little Boy" on Hiroshima. His
        > plane was named Enola Gay, after his mother.
        > Enola spelled backwards is Alone.
        > AP Story:
        > http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21578185/g.
        > Editor & Publisher article copied below where Tibbetts recounts
        > meeting 40 years later with the director of the Hiroshima Memorial
        > Museum, a man who was a child in Hirosima that fateful morning.
        > http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003667044
        > On the Death of 'Hiroshima Bomb' Pilot Paul Tibbets
        > By Greg Mitchell
        > Published: November 01, 2007 4:10 PM ET
        > NEW YORK A bulletin topping news sites this afternoon announces the
        > passing of Paul W. Tibbets, pilot of the plane, the "Enola Gay" (named
        > for his mother), which dropped the atomic bomb over Hiroshima on
        > August 6, 1945. Tibbets was 92, and defended the bombing to to the end
        > of his life. Some of the obits note that he had requested no funeral
        > or headstone for his grave, not wishing to create an opportunity for
        > protestors to gather.
        > I had a chance to interview Tibbets more than 20 years ago, and wrote
        > about it for several newspapers and magazines and in the book I wrote
        > with Robert Jay Lifton, "Hiroshima in America."
        > The hook for the interview was this: While spending a month in Japan
        > on a grant in 1984, I met a man named Akihiro Takahashi. He was one of
        > the many child victims of the atomic attack, but unlike most of them,
        > he survived (though with horrific burns and other injuries), and grew
        > up to become a director of the memorial museum in Hiroshima. The
        > August 6 bombing led to the deaths of at least 75,000 people in a
        > flash and at least that many more in the days and years that followed.
        > At least 90% of them were civilians, mainly women and children.
        > Takahashi had showed me personal letters to and from Tibbets, which
        > had led to a remarkable meeting between the two elderly men in
        > Washington, D.C. At that recent meeting, Takahashi said he expressed
        > forgiveness, admitted Japan's aggression and cruelty in the war, and
        > then pressed Tibbets for some acknowledgement that the indiscriminate
        > bombing of civilians was wrong.
        > He told me that the pilot was non-commital on that, although Tibbets
        > admitted that wars were a very bad idea in the nuclear age. Takahashi
        > he swore he saw a tear in the corner of one of Tibbets' eyes.
        > So I called Tibbets at his office at Executive Jet Aviation in
        > Columbus, and in surprisingly short order, he got on the horn. He
        > confirmed the meeting with Takahashi and most of the details but
        > scoffed at the notion of shedding any tears over the bombing.
        > "I've got a standard answer on that," he informed me. "I felt nothing
        > about it….I couldn't worry about the people getting burned up down
        > there on the ground. …This wasn't anything personal as far as I'm
        > concerned , so I had no personal part in it….It wasn't my decision to
        > make morally, one way or another…I did what I was told -- it was a
        > success as far as I was concerned, and that's where I've left it…I can
        > assure you that I can sleep just as peacefully at night as anybody can
        > sleep…."
        > In fact, he said, President Truman had instructed him not to lose any
        > sleep over it at a meeting at the White House after the bombing.
        > Indeed, Tibbets had acted in a consistent manner for decades, even
        > while sometimes traveling under an assumed name to avoid scrutiny.
        > After the war he called Hiroshima and Nagasaki "good virgin targets"
        > (they had been virtually untouched by pre-atomic air raids) and ideal
        > for "bomb damage studies." In 1976, he re-enacted the Hiroshima
        > mission at an air show in Texas, with a smoke bomb set off to simulate
        > a mushroom cloud. He intended to do it again elsewhere, but
        > internatinal protests forced a cancellation.
        > In an appendix to "Hiroshima in America," we recalled Tibbets role as
        > a paid consultant to the 1953 Hollywood movie, "Above and Beyond,"
        > with Robert Taylor in the pilot role. In the key scene, after
        > releasing the bomb and watching the city go up in flames below, Taylor
        > radios in a strike report. "Results good," he says. Then he repeats
        > it, bitterly and with grim irony.
        > But that was not in the Tibbets-approved original script for the film.
        > It was added later, presumably to show that the men who dropped the
        > bomb recognized the tragic nature of their mission.
        > Tibbets criticized the scene when the film came out.
        > ------------------------------------------------------
        > Greg Mitchell (gmitchell@) is editor. He is the
        > former editor of Nuclear Times. A collection of his columns about Iraq
        > and the media will be published by Union Square Press in March.
        > --- End forwarded message ---

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