Unspun News for July 9, 2018


Unspun News for the 9th of July, 2018. 

“North Korea says talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were ‘regrettable’”. At THAT level, ‘regrettable’ doesn’t happen by accident.
“CIA Plots Iran Coup – Partners With Terrorist Group”. Democracy at its finest?  Not.
“Europe is Panicking Over the Prospects of a Trump-Putin Summit“
“The Gaza Blockade Is Illegal– And So Is The Use Of Force To Maintain It“
“Mediterranean Sea – The Largest Graveyard in Modern History”. The numbers here are horrific….
“… with Russia, China, and the United States developing weapons with which to attack the space assets of an enemy during a conflict, the idea of war on the high frontier is starting to emerge from science fiction into the realm of the possible.”
“The UK´s successful attempt to persuade the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons    to attribute blame for chemical weapons attacks has aroused much discussion. It has been correctly interpreted as a means of giving the UK an excuse to launch more attacks on Syria. But it is not as simple as that.”
“UK corporate media are under a curious kind of military occupation. Almost all print and broadcast media now employ a number of reporters and commentators who are relentless and determined warmongers.”
“Deconstructing the US Empire: Trump’s Wrecking Ball to Hit WTO Next?”
Japan – “At least 51 people have died and many more are missing after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides across much of western Japan. … Almost 5 million people have been told to evacuate as homes have been destroyed and cars swept away.”
M6.1 @ 30km, Kermadec Is, NZ.
M5.5 @ 10km, Loyalty Is. (Eastern Coral Sea)
M5.4 @ 0 km, Hawaii.
“Elation and awe as Capetonians experience snow for the first time – Video”
“South Africa is having a historic severe cold wave right now, but only heat waves are news.” – Argiris Diamantis”
UK – New crop circle – very intricate.  Those plank-and-rope guys were sure busy that night!  (Duh….)
Spiritual experiences – “.. scientists think they’ve pinpointed where those transcendental moments are processed in the human brain, identifying a region in the parietal cortex that appears to be involved in experiences that go beyond our ordinary state of being.”
Maybe it’s just me, but is there something ‘symbolic’ about this rescue operation?  The timing, the unifying aspect?  ‘Me’ or not – damn good luck to them all…..
“When we choose to dumb ourselves down to fit in, we not only sell ourselves short but we also lose a possible opportunity to influence the situation for the good of all concerned.”
“Our Milky Way had a cosmic cataclysm with a ‘sausage galaxy’ billions of years ago”
“This weekend, observers of the sun have been waiting for something to emerge over the sun’s eastern limb. We knew it was there because of a farside solar flare on July 6th. Today it arrived, and it appears to be a white sunspot:  The correct name of this phenomenon is “faculae.” It is a cousin of sunspots.” … “However, the magnetism of faculae is concentrated in much smaller bundles than in sunspots. Instead of blocking heat from below, they essentially form corridors that allow us to see into sun’s hot interior, creating an apparent bright spot on the surface of the sun.”
“The therapeutic heart benefits of long-term administration of Nigella sativa (black cumin seed)“
“Robot able to mimic an activity after observing it just one time”
“Scientists have developed an artificial neural network out of DNA that can recognise highly complex and noisy molecular information.”
“From jungle tribes in the Amazon, to the discovered teachings of desert tribes in the ‘cradle of humanity’, to teachings found in the wastes of Siberia and the remote isles of the Pacific ocean… reincarnation is an accepted fact.  The two things that all three western religions have in common are fear of an angry ‘god’, and a rejection of reincarnation.  Who gains?”
~~ Sheik Zaġāyah
There is much disinformation and misinformation ‘out there’.  I do not have the time to check the credentials of every writer that I place in Unspun, so please be aware that your discrimination, used in parallel with your open-minded intellect, is your best friend – ALL the time!

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