Messianic Jews say they are persecute...

Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel

There are 72043 comments on the Newsday story from Jun 21, 2008, titled Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel. In it, Newsday reports that:

Safety pins and screws are still lodged in 15-year-old Ami Ortiz's body three months after he opened a booby-trapped gift basket sent to his family.

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JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65744 Jan 13, 2014
Worse, if the higher energy descends into the nervous system, as it has done in my case, then the difficulties are manifold as the nerves are constantly being sensitized to the new input and besides the subconscious is stirred up and brought to the surface for weeding out the undesirable imprints of personality and other adverse impressions.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65745 Jan 13, 2014
Scripture reading, head bowing, following dietary rules, abstaining from work once a week, lighting candles, going on pilgrimage, wearing a certain religious garb or singing songs are child's play and have nothing whatsoever to do with the cosmic reality or with yogic experience.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65746 Jan 13, 2014
Opps, sorry for the double posts.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65747 Jan 13, 2014
You are what you eat.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65748 Jan 13, 2014
"Global Cooling" is fast spreading and even here in coastal Mumbai where the weather is always hot and muggy it's pretty chill these days.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65749 Jan 13, 2014
Over the years, winter temperatures are dipping all over the world.
JOEL

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#65750 Jan 13, 2014
Over the years, winter temperatures are dipping all over the world.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65751 Jan 13, 2014
Usually what happens when a thermodynamic system enters a phase of high instability is that it either collapses or emerges into a higher state of stability.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65752 Jan 13, 2014
The key to understanding dissipative structures is to realize that they maintain themselves in a stable state far from equilibrium.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65753 Jan 13, 2014
Eugene Odum's dictum: " Matter circulates, energy dissipates."
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#65754 Jan 13, 2014
Frijoles wrote:
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or me with mushrooms!
Truth be told, I find the smell of bacon repulsive. Mainly out of traumatic experience. I had a housemate in grad school, ironically a cancer researcher in the med school, who sizzled the stuff up EVERY friggin morning for the year I lived with him. Every morning I would wake up to the sizzle and smell.
The other day I had a tamale at a holiday (Xmas) party and AFTER I ate it, I found out there were two types of tamales on the platter, chicken and pork. I asked no questions, and life moved on.
They should have put those little signs on the platter! "Pork" "Chicken"

Did you enjoy it? That is, before you found out what it might have been?

But too much of anything can be too much.

There was an old Simpsons episode where Homer was sent to hell, strapped down, and rapidly force-fed donuts (his favorite) by a machine. Home was the exception and of course enjoyed every donut!

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65755 Jan 13, 2014
PERFECT EQUILIBRIUM IS DEATH

A living organism is characterized by continual flow and change in its metabolism that involves thousands of chemical reactions many of them going on simultaneously. Chemical and thermal equilibrium exists when all these processes cease. In other words, an organism in equilibrium is a dead organism. Living organisms continually maintain themselves in a state far from equilibrium which is the state of sentience or of life. Although very different from equilibrium, this state of life is nevertheless stable over long periods of time with the same overall structure being maintained in spite of the perpetual flow and exchange of components.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65756 Jan 13, 2014
CHEMO-THERMAL EQUILIBRIUM & STILLNESS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Near chemo-thermo equilibrium we may expect to discover repetitive phenomena and universal laws with the innate consciousness, too, entering into a state of "stillness". As we move away from equilibrium, we move from the universal towards the richness of diversity that derive from the universal laws. In this poise of manifested multiplicity, consciousness recovers its dynamic movements associated with sentience.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65757 Jan 13, 2014
In classical thermodynamics, irreversibility, although an important feature, is always associated with energy losses and waste. However, in a dissipative structure like a living entity which operates in a "state of life" that's far from equilibrium, irreversible processes play a constructive and an indispensable role. This phenomenon has been demonstrated by the noted chemist, Ilya Prigogine, in his radical researches on dissipative structures.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65760 Jan 13, 2014
NEWTONIAN WORLDVIEW VERSUS THE DISSIPATIVE STRUCTURE WORLDVIEW:

Chemical reactions, the basic processes of life, are the prototype of irreversible reactions. In a Newtonian world, there would be no chemistry and no life. However, within the ambit of the new theory of dissipative structures, chemical processes like the catalytic loops that're essential to living organisms lead to instabilities through repeated self-amplifying feedback on account of which new structures of ever-increasing complexity emerge at successive bifurcation points. In a nutshell, irreversibility is the innate mechanism that brings order out of chaos.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65761 Jan 13, 2014
The yogic experiences favor the dissipative view in ordinary sentient organisms and at the same time emphasize the equilibrium state of perfect non-change in energy field accompanied by perfect stillness of consciousness - the highest stasis!

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65762 Jan 13, 2014
I would have loved to introduce the complex chemical equations and detailed mathematical calculations to buttress my points on equilibrium state and dissipative structures from a therm-chemical perspective but this thread does not support higher mathematical workings.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65763 Jan 13, 2014
Going to the Sea Lounge in the Taj for a quick dinner. Later.

JOEL COOL DUDE

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#65764 Jan 13, 2014
JEWS HAVE BEEN WRONGLY BLAMED

Whenever the goyim talk about Jewish control of this institution or that and how the Jews have "conquered" the world and have subverted the predominant gentile paradigm by drawing immense power and money towards themselves, it makes me chuckle.

Most Jews are not what the goyim make them out to be.

Hard work, sound survival instincts, well honed instinct of sensing opportunities that most others would overlook, great knack for money-making and stress on education have contributed to the success of this miniscule community.

Religion is a fossil with most Jews who're too intelligent to be fooled by mitzvot, shabbath, kosher and halacha and a majority have dumped illogic and barbarism as seen in faith and have kept pace with the changing times and many have been or are at the forefront of radical movements bringing in sweeping changes.

The European ancestry of White Jews with a little bit of mixing with ME types have contributed to the progressive outlook of this dynamic community.

Those Jews of ME ancestry, Mizo blood or with African genes have fallen way behind the White Jews with European genes which clearly points to the superiority of the European gene pools over the other genotypes.

Whites of all faiths - Jewish, Christian, pagan or any other or atheist - have this innate gift of excelling in intellectualism, creativity, industry, logic and other constructive avenues.
Allegations of Jews masterminding various global calamities are misplaced since most Jews do not have this monopolistic mindset.

Those Jews like George Sorros, Henry Kissinger, David Axelrod or others who're usually blamed for global wars or for the Arab Spring or for manipulation of the global markets are acting at the behest of others who rank above them. These are the powerful globalists drawn from every race, culture, nation, faith or profession with Jews no where in the majority. The members of this global cabal have no religion but are united in their common aim of capturing world power and using means that are often cruel.

The NWO theme is not a Jewish agenda. It's an international plot.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#65765 Jan 13, 2014
former res wrote:
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They should have put those little signs on the platter! "Pork" "Chicken"
Did you enjoy it? That is, before you found out what it might have been?
But too much of anything can be too much.
There was an old Simpsons episode where Homer was sent to hell, strapped down, and rapidly force-fed donuts (his favorite) by a machine. Home was the exception and of course enjoyed every donut!
MY hosts would of be horrified at the very idea of having to label. I am sure I was the only Jew there. I did enjoy it, and I would guess I did eat the pork one. I didnt blink once I found out either, I am too liberal for that.

Donuts? Havent had those either for many years, dunno why I gave them up but last time I tried to eat one, it didnt sit so well. Same thing happened with Coffee. Somehow I evolved out of drinking it regularly, but I found I couldnt stomach it once I stopped drinking it. On the other hand, I went a few years without potato chips (just as greasy as donuts), but was able to jump right back in. The body is a mysterious thing.

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