Daily Archives: December 18, 2016

Dear @Eil_in_Lib …


Date: December 18, 2016

On November 19th, 2016, you insulted me in a very public manner, for having done nothing more than share another MAPs media on my blog.

Since your Twitter account is already shut down, I presume you are a troll and it got terminated.

Despite that I explained the situation to you, you lacked the decency to apologize to me…Therefor, I wrote the following.

Let it serve as a message to all, who are inclined to behave in the noxious manner you have.


I do my best to idiot proof what I do online, to prevent others from putting their foot into their own mouth…

You, however…are one of those highly special cases, that seem beyond help.

You read a tweet from my account…an account on which I clearly state in spoken audio, that I do not endorse everything I tweet or retweet…

…That’s strike one…

Due to the nature of the tweet in question, I know that you had to visit my blog to view the video…At my blog, I have an audio recording right in plain sight, titled “no blanket endorsements”…where I explain the exact same thing as above…You continued on obliviously…

…That’s strike two…

You read the post in question, out of a series I designed for highlighting other people’s media…It’s very much like my M.A. Voice series, where I make it clear that I am merely featuring other people’s content…It should go without saying [not that I haven’t said it], that I don’t endorse every single thing about what shows up in the M.A. TV series…That you could not seem to comprehend this?…

…That’s strike three…

You start off on a nasty foot, with “Gobsmacked by your level of tosh.”, which appears to be an ad hominem…If I’m interpreting this right, then you’re calling me stupid…You continue on with “Your argument is about the way he WORDED his reply???”, which is a complete strawman [Do not put words I’ve never said, into my mouth!]…and follow with a #facepalm hashtag, to make sure your unjustified demeaning of me had a wide audience…

…That’s strike four…

I told you directly, no less than twice, that the media and post title were not of my making…I was merely sharing them with my audience…You ignored this, entirely…

…That’s strike five…

You’re only response was “And do you realise that a view/argument can be stated in a comment? “his barbarity…”…A retort which says absolutely nothing, except for the fact that you don’t understand what nuance or context is.

…That’s strike six…

Your retort makes no sense…Of course I realize a view and argument “can” be made in a comment…That does not make the view or comment MINE…Given that you were attacking me, personally, and trying to hold me responsible for the content creators words, we both know that you were approaching me, with fundamental misunderstandings about what was objectively happening.

Your bullheaded attempt at hanging onto your stubborn assertion, is a non sequitur…It completely sidesteps the objective facts, and abruptly shifts from your original, smug attack…to something even more distorted and vague.

…Yet, you don’t seem to have the integrity to own up to it, and make peace…like any decent, mature person would do.

Since you likely don’t know what ad hominem or non sequitur mean…

Ad hominem is when you react or argue against a person, instead of a position they hold…With the bigger jerks, this usually takes the form of personal insults.

…And I’d like to take a moment to observe, that you offered absolutely nothing in response to the substance of the media in question…instead only insulting me on a personal level…all the while, displaying that the message of that media went straight over your head.

Non sequitur is when one tries to make a statement or conclusion, which does not logically follow from a previous statement or argument…And given the facts that are coming to light, you totally pulled a non sequitur.

Strawman…Ad hominem…Non sequiturs…Anyone who employs these tactics, has nothing of relevance to say…And you hit all three of these, right out of the gate.

Shall I explain what nuance and context mean, also?…You clearly have no concept of those, either.

“Tosh”?…Indeed…

…You are an absolute train wreck of “tosh”.

Expanding The Government’s Hacking Powers, Under The Radar…


Date: December 18, 2016

01) Expanding The Government’s Hacking Powers, Under The Radar

02) Direct Download [MP3]

“Changes to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure broaden the government’s hacking ability by removing restrictions on search warrants. The amended Rule 41 allows judges to issue search warrants that let the government hack into computers and devices outside the judge’s jurisdiction, and it allows bulk hacking of multiple computers at once.

First, Brooke speaks with Rainey Reitman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who explains how the changes came about and what concerns her organization has about them — as well as what EFF is bracing for under the incoming Trump administration.

Then, Brooke speaks with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), who tried and failed to get the Senate to hold a hearing on the Rule 41 changes. He explains why he thinks they go too far and why so many of his colleagues were unwilling to even consider debating them.”

Children Have No Sense of Sexuality? (Narrated)…


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Date: December 18, 2016

This selection from “In Self Defense: The Life and Times of An Atheist BoyLover…Memoirs and Ethos”, has been narrated by Rocco White. Please enjoy the listen, or read along if you like…or need to.


What do people mean, when they claim children have no personal sense of sexuality?

…In addition, how do they make this determination?…How do they know this?…How do they determine it is a true assessment?

You would not say this in a culture that does not hide or inhibit sex from children, because it does not hold true in those types of cultures…But even in strict prohibition cultures like ours…how do you split that hair between weak sexual interest, and the logical outcomes of external sexual suppression?

Remembering back to my own childhood…either privately or with other children…we didn’t do anything of a sexual nature out in the open, because we had it impressed upon us by the culture we lived in, that we would be seriously punished for outwardly showing or expressing such things…but it was there in a very concrete way.

If you cannot even safely talk about it as a child, or even adolescent in many cases…of course, it creates a kind of silence…or a censored kind of blind spot in the human experience…which makes it easy to avoid, ignore…or even insert other ideas into the vague, mental void that’s been created by this suppression.

The thing to realize here…is that this is a socially constructed dishonesty.

It’s primarily kept standing and in effect…because the majority of us are too scared of the consequences, of rebelling against this state of affairs.

Children have sexual awareness…They may not have a deep intellectual, or biological, understanding of it…But the state of spontaneous sexual arousal is something, which even small children experience…They respond to visual, vocal and physical stimulation…just like adults.

You may not think this to be an optimal setting for sexual relations…But it certainly defies the notion that children are asexual, or that they lack all sexual awareness.

Generally speaking…when children engage in sexually aggressive or reckless ways…it’s because culture has imposed upon them a broad sexual ignorance and prohibition…It’s failed to give them a good role model, concerning their developing sexuality. You get kids being horny, who have no education or guidance in human sexuality…what do you expect to happen?

A little story:

Now…I don’t put this forward as if it were the embodiment of BoyLove…But it’s an honest observation of kids being kids…and it’s another element of my own lifelong observations, which have helped me see through much of the fog imposed upon human sexuality…

…But, my aunt babysat three children…one of whom was a seven year old boy…My younger male cousin was not very kind to him…but they went through this phase where things turned down a sexual path…To my knowledge, they were never physically touching.

What I did witness [more than once], was an interest in my cousin for seeing the younger boy with his genitals exposed…and a willingness [I’d honestly call eager] of the younger boy to comply…It was as though my cousins act of telling him to do something, was a liberating excuse for the younger boy to do something he was overall enjoying…He had an “out” if he got caught, because the bully was making him do it…but he wasn’t distressed by doing any of it…and even once went out of his way, to suggest that my cousin order him to pull down his pants in front of everybody else in the room…

There was some type of sexual dynamic happening there, under the surface…and I think they both were experiencing it, on some level.

One incident that stands out, however…is when the younger boy was in our room with his pants and underwear around his ankles…and my cousin showed him a picture of a naked woman in a pornographic magazine, with her legs spread wide open…

…He likely had no understanding of the mechanics of sexual activity…yet his small penis sprung to an erect status…

Right before our eyes…without being touched or told anything…this seven year old boy’s body prepared itself for the act of sex, within a matter of seconds.

Personally…I have various recollections of spontaneous erections as a young boy, from unexpectedly seeing the genitals of other people [typically other children, but sometimes women]…So, his physical reaction was consistent, with my own experiences with sexual stimulation at a young age…

…This was one of various parallels to my own childhood experience, that I have witnessed…It’s help make me aware that I am not alone, in this regard.

You cannot say that children of that age are asexual…It’s more accurate to say they are sexually inexperienced.

As a side note:

I’ve spent years feeling like I should apologize, over my lack of intervention in 99% of what my cousin did to this kid…He was terrible to that boy…A time or two, it really crossed the line…

What I describe above…is possibly the only time I ever saw these two recognizably on the same page…in some sort of collusion…Probably because it was finally something, that the younger boy was liking…He was getting a new, exciting experience he got nowhere else…and he was visibly taking to it…not just with his erections, but with his tone and mannerisms.

…And I confess…

…He seemed so out of reach to me, at that point in my life…like it couldn’t possibly work out…

…But that young boy has entered my fantasies many times, in the years since we fell out of contact…

I think he would have been a natural explorer…

…I think…had I the nerve to float the idea to him…I could have probably sucked his rather cute penis…perhaps many times.

…And it could have been beautiful.

Should I have made the suggestion?…

…Honestly…it may be “safest” that I did not…

…But it may have also deprived this boy of a kind, human connection, in a setting where he most needed such a thing.

Ultimately…I am sorry I was so spineless, and incapable of even saying something…

…At worst, he likely would have just declined…and that would have been the end of it.

In addition…I probably could have done a lot with my cousin, also…if only I’d been interested in him, that way…

…I wish I had been.

My life has been degraded by various lost opportunities, to share something beautifully human with another.

…It seems…these days I spend a lot more of my life mourning what was lost in my life…than time spent being happy I “stayed safe”…


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