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Anyone Remember When Fiber Optics Was Brand New?…


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Date: July 10, 2020

01) The Future of Fiber Optics


I tried to find the very first commercial, where Candice Bergen introduces the technology of fiber optics in the early 80’s…before any common person had even heard of such a thing…

Really wanted to share that one, because it’s the one commercial I remember…but I kept running into other things.

My internet service has been really spotty as of late…Just last night, I tried to download something…at which point I was informed it would take an estimated 314 hours +, at the download rate it was currently at…

For the past month or so, I’ve been spontaneously losing connection to the internet…or some websites would become inaccessible…or accessing them would be painfully slow…and you’d get a lot of “X is handshaking with X” kind of messages…as it took forever to actually get something to load up…

I’ve suspected for a good while now, that my phone company [aka, ISP] was doing some type of major work on the lines…

…What I didn’t expect, was for them to send me a brand new modem…and a promise that faster speeds are on their way [with no specifics, of course]…

Upon visiting their blog…I about fell over, when I realized they are actually doing it!…They’re replacing the old phone lines with fiber optics…Holy crap, no way!…

…only about 35 years later than they should have…

I never expected this…the phone companies have refused to make this change, for decades…despite that we’ve wanted it for decades…particularly for the internet…

…but I live very rural, out among the corn fields…and when you don’t live inside a city, town or village, you literally get overlooked when it comes to this sort of thing…It’s like the old cable TV issue…If you lived “to far” outside of town, it wasn’t available to you at all…

They do have GB [“gigabits”?] speeds in the nearby community…but we’ve been stuck at less than 180 KB per second service, for years…

I’ve been contemplating contacting the service that offers it…But I know we could not get it out here…not from them…I’ve wanted it, though.

The new modem is hooked up…I’m accessing the internet through it…I’m just waiting for increased speeds…while still suffering through the agonizing slow works, and spells of “down” time…

I’m actually really excited about this…as it can be a game changer, where it comes to sharing media…

…but in the immediate moment…my internet access is really, really, really crap…most of the time…

It’s frustrating…and I’m probably going to take a few days off…literally…

I have no idea when we will be on the other side of this change…nor exactly what to expect…but I’m already paying pretty high for my internet access…plus, I’m getting bent over, to cover the cost of this new modem…So, I expect to experience absolutely no skimping, or being shuffled down to any lower speeds, by my ISP…When other people are getting to do it for twenty dollars a month…I also expect to be able to down load that 10 GB file, within a 20 minute time window…or whatever the norm is, on fiber optics.

I really want this over with…I’m very tired of the crappy internet connection.

According to their blog…it seems that GB speeds are the goal.

This is very welcome…but the transition is hell.

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WordPress, Tom O’Carroll’s Blog Suspension and My Thoughts On the Future of Our Love Frontier…


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Date: July 01, 2020

Firstly, WordPress is still accepting my money…as I just got done renewing my year subscription to two of it’s services…so that you don’t have to see any ads…and I can continue uploading my audio files to share with you.

Second…Tom O’Carroll’s blog Heretic TOC had a head start run on WordPress of about nine months, before I finally decided to lay down a foundation here and start blogging again. It was Tom and the refusal of WordPress to kick him off of this platform in the face of public outrage, which inspired and convinced me to move here. So, this abrupt, unexpected move is very concerning…and bordering on personal, for me.

Third…there was a ridiculous hit piece written by some hack named Katherine Denkinson…where she [very badly] tries to link Tom with being some central figure in the MAP [Minor Attracted Person] activity flourishing on Twitter [a platform Tom has been long banned from] and YouTube.

The “article” itself, is just a bunch of accusations, red herrings and loose facts cobbled together [some of it not even related], without any real substance behind what is being implied or claimed…The thing is an incoherent mess…but, they got to feature Tom’s name and face prominently and surround them with all these “shocking” accusations and inuendos…and I’m confident that was the lions share of what they were trying to accomplish…link a whole bunch of unrelated stuff, in the minds of a public which wont do fuck all to actually verify any of it [or critique the “article”], before flying off the handle in a mental spazz out.

Reality is…Tom has only more recently even come around to occasionally using the MAP acronym…It’s grossly disingenuous, to imply that Tom is deeply tied to it.

Fourth…Tom was apparently linked to three blogs [all now suspended]…I’m not sure what the other two blogs were…but I do know that Heretic TOC was beyond reproach…and there was no sane reason for it to have been taken down…

This was wrong…Shame On You, WordPress!

I call on WordPress to do the morally and ethically correct thing, and reinstate Tom’s blog.

Do not go down the gutless road of imposing censorship, WordPress.

Fifth…I am not leaving…

I am going to keep blogging right here, for as long as I am able to keep doing so.

Sixth…I have my own domain name registered…

http://ourlovefrontier.com/

It simply redirects wherever I specify it to go [at present, this blog]…but that should be one of your methods of finding me again…I should also be on Twitter, among other places…So, you should not lose me, in the event this blog went down for any reason…nefarious censorship, or some other reason like hardware failure, or a glitch in the system.

Seventh…forgive that I’m bouncing around unorganized…but I have on good authority that Tom is just fine, and that he plans to secure hosting and upload his writings back to the internet.

Eighth…I will not be rebuilding again…

…I’ve gone through the same grueling, nasty experience that Tom has just been put through…twice over, thanks to malicious censorship…and once due to a hardware failure on the part of the service I was using at the time…

I know the frustration of having months or years worth of work suddenly nullified, because some censorship crazed idiot decided to click a button and make everything disappear.

It’s taken a lot, for me to consistently rebuild every time…and a lot of you don’t likely realize, just how much content is here, and how much work has gone into building and organizing this blog…

…I am not up to doing it again….We are closing in on 8000 posts…and there are well over 100 pages, representing many essays and websites, in this account.

Ninth…this does not mean I am disappearing, should something happen…

…If something happens, I’ll bring some things forward with me, of course…but I will take this as a sign, that it is once again time to evolve.

I might stop blogging, and focus my time and energy on making and distributing media again…

Tenth…I’ve loved, loved, loved blogging…but I am extremely tired these days…

I don’t “want” to stop…but I am winding down…which may sound insane, given that my posting level is through the roof this year…But I’m doing scantly little personal writing…and it’s mostly just copy and paste type posting…which brings with it it’s own type of burn out, over time.

I’ve gotten to a point where it’s a real chore, to do things which were effortless for me when I first came here…at times I’m almost dreading things, which used to be fun for me…

A big part of the reason I’ve infused my crazy “pro wrasslin’ universe” into this blog, is to inject some personal creativity into this blog, and keep myself engaged…entertained, even, in my blogging…but even now, I’m getting overrun in offline life and missing things I’d planned with that.

Eleventh…How “exciting”…we now get to really put to the test, my theory that running a widely diverse blog might help insulate a MAP from falling victim to censorship…

I don’t want to restate what I’ve said a bazillion times over…but my blogging has changed a lot, since I first started blogging in 2006.

Partially, this is due to the extreme hostility and censorship my original writings received…and part of it was that I simply needed to evolve and expand…because…how many times over can you keep saying the same things, about the same issues?…

My WordPress years have been standout from those previously, in that they are defined by my Human Rights Activist focus…and my activities here have overwhelmingly focused on educating and aiding people, in well rounded areas of useful information…which anyone can use to improve their lives.

This has always been a sincere evolution for me…and I’ve never been trying to “hide” my more controversial content behind it…but as a human being, who knows the issues represented by that content are vital to so many, including myself…it’s always been my intention to eventually republish it…

…And yet, still…something like eight [or is it fourteen?] years on?…I’ve not republished the original essays of my first blog…

There are real reasons why I’ve so gingerly danced around taking any strong stance on changing age of consent laws, or legalizing child porn…or any number of other issues concerning early life sexuality and MAPs…

There are real reasons why I come at so many issues, from an angle which is not head on confrontation…

…When a pedophile [of which I am] does these things…their work always gets deleted…

I’ve been reluctant in re-posting the naughty writings of In Self Defense, largely because I don’t know what the fallout will be…

At times, I’ve almost been shocked at what I’ve been able to get away with here…at times, I’ve intentionally been testing the waters…and it’s worked out okay, thus far…but there are no guarantees.

Lastly…I am out here on the “common” internet, using an “everyday Joe’s” service like WordPress…because it has been important to me to be “out here among the normal people”…among the masses…establishing that we are here, and we are not leaving no matter how many times we get pushed down.

…It is the relentless aggressors, who are going to have to relent this time…because they will never be able to keep us down, nor keep us out.

This specific act alone…establishing our normal presence as MAPs who cannot be driven away…has become every bit as important a focal point to me, as anything else I do here…which makes it all the more difficult to gamble with things, by doing things like publishing my more controversial content here.

I have never been anything even approaching a great writer…I’m no Tom O’Carroll…I’m no great researcher…and I will almost certainly be forgotten, as things move forward and decades pass on…

…but what has happened here over the years, is my true life’s work…and “In Self Defense” is my personal magnum opus…However it is judged…I’ve spent a large portion of my life working on it.

I have loved being able to do this…but if I ever lose this blog to the malicious acts of others…this will release my shackles, and free me to become something else…something bigger, louder and more a pain in the ass to all the control freaks out there.

I don’t think this blog is in danger of being censored…and I am going to move forward, freely blogging like I have all along…I am going to start re-posting the original “In Self Defense” posts…including the ones which call the “normal” world a bunch of bastard mother fuckers…and deal out some black eyes, busted lips and broken teeth, to the establishment…the old school, frustrated and pissed off Steve Diamond, who was ready to proverbially tare this fucked up world a new ass hole…and didn’t mind letting the shit heads know about it.

…Don’t worry…it’s probably only a few actual posts, which were literally like that…but I wrote those over 15 years ago…so I don’t entirely remember.

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The WordPress Block Editor…


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Date: May 21, 2020

They tried to push this thing on us a few years back…and now, allegedly, they are going to force it on us…by June 1st, I think the notice said?…

As far as making posts go…I don’t care, so long as they leave at least one of the following alone…the really old “classic” editor [which still works just fine]…or the primary WordPress editor…Leave them accessible and usable as they are…and I will not have a neurotic meltdown…

I have my private links set up, so I can get to either one of these good and competent editors…

As to the “block editor”…This nightmare of a monstrosity is not made for people who just want to write…or who just want to paste their completed work into the straight forward, clean and obvious text boxes, pick their categories, pick a publishing time and hit the “publish” button…

No…this piece of garbage is made for smart phone users…and tablet users, who want to endlessly fiddle around with a myriad of unclear options, and waste a whole lot of time composing a post…by dropping in “this”, “that” and “whatever”…

Worse still…this stupid “editor” doesn’t even appear to be capable of producing posts for me, anymore…as it’s constantly screwing up my HTML…I’ve spent the last hour or more, trying to find a “block” setting that behaves like the large form in the main posting form…but, to no avail…It seems there is no way to make the “block” editor behave like the trusty, simple WordPress editor which I both need, and am entirely happy with.

I compose all of my posts outside of the WordPress editor [both the good editors, and the shitty block editor]…I’ve been doing this for so many years, that I have it down to a very tight process, which rarely makes me go back and redo anything…

Normally, I just copy from original copies on my hard drive…and I paste the content directly into the main post form, and then into the title box…pick my “settings”, and press post…I can post ten or more posts, fairly quickly…because most of my posts follow a certain form…and use much the same HTML…

…And I have not only years invested in this personal system…I have insane amounts of personal work invested in it…and the prospect of having to re-figure and rework a massive ton of stuff…just to figure out how in the hell to get it to work with this piece of shit “block” editor…which I never asked for, and sure as fuck do not want any part of…

The method I have been using the last several years has been working beautifully, thank you…I don’t need you being an ass, WordPress…I don’t need you throwing this obstacle riddled piece of garbage in front of me and demanding that I figure out how to work around such a senseless pain in the ass.

This “block editor” does absolutely nothing good for me, and only represents an outrage inducing degradation to this service.

What pisses me off even more…is that this came out of nowhere…So many of us have already rejected this stupid thing…I am a fucking, paying customer on this platform…and now, when I need to edit one of my pages [web pages and websites]…I cant just click on the “edit” link at the bottom of their page anymore…because I get taken to the stupid ass “block editor”…and I’m not going to let that screw up my webpages/sites…So, now I have to hunt every single page down in page editor…so that I can click on the “classic editor” link and be taken to the editor that actually works and wont screw up my hard work…

Thanks for turning so many things into a burdensome chore…you inconsiderate shitheads.

I’ve put so fucking much work into making this blog function like a well oiled machine…

…Wordpress was pretty well perfect, the way it has functioned these last several years…This is already, exactly what I want.

Remember…the internet still functions on the back of computers…not these piddly tablets and toys, you’re so obsessed with catering too…

You cant just ignore the vast number of us who use computers, and try to force us into using software trash, that was designed for tablets and smart phones.

This is so fucking senseless and stupid of you, WordPress.

Why are you working so hard, to piss off good members of your user base?

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EQF Community Links Updated & Censorship of Male Sexualists…


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Date: March 16, 2020

The EQF Community Links Page has been updated.

I’ve added some nice additions.

I have a huge backlog of URLs to go through, and vet for inclusion…The work around here is never over…in fact, it just keeps growing.

I do appreciate those who alert me of links that have gone bad…not that it’s happened very many times…but when a links page gets this large, hunting down broken links is a chore.

A Little Side Note:

I’ve noticed the Male Sexualists suffering some degree of censorship, even here on WordPress.

Far be it from me to tell anyone else how to behave…

…I just know from experience and what I’ve witnessed…that a lot of times in life, especially for those of us who are marginalized…we have to reign in our own emotions and disconnect from them, if we want to have a place on mainstream platforms.

If you let your emotions and anger dictate how you blog [etc.]…you’ll probably end up with a blog [etc.] taken down by it’s host.

One of my primary hesitations in fully embracing the Male Sexualist community [and adding many of them at the EQF Community Links], is that I’ve witnessed a lot of degradation and vulgar bile towards various people…

Perhaps those people deserved a stern, derogatory response…but here is the thing…

…This is not a level playing field…and “you” are the odd man out, who will not be treated fairly…Which is why “you” have to be better than they ever could be, just to have a chance to make any meaningful response.

…That’s just something to think about, if you don’t want to be kicked off of a platform.

– Steve Diamond

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I’ve “Provided Nothing” to Establish My Point?…Really?!…


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Date: January 06, 2020

I guess you can say I’m responding to something someone expressed to me, a few years back…after they’d approached me wondering about my rational, in arriving at the worldview I hold…most especially as relates to legal, open and free “pedophilia”, and acts associated with it.

I was told something akin to…

“You didn’t prove shit!”

Mind you…I sent him to In Self Defense…which really is more of a massive collection of personal writings I’ve made, over the last fifteen to twenty years…It’s a testimony to my human thoughts and human nature…It’s essentially “a pedophiles diary”, published out in the open…It wasn’t meant to be a dissection of the research available…It was just a very personal, long term project…the value of which I will leave to be judged, by people of the future.

I do provide a lot of valuable links regarding topics such as pedophilia, however…They are part of The Equality Foundation [EQF] Website…it’s EQF Community Links, to be exact.

There are quite a number of excellent books and websites linked there, which go into this at greater detail than I ever personally could.

Our Love Frontier is not primarily focused on “pedophile” issues…”Pedophilia”, and related issues, just sometimes get brought up here, on this blog. If you want something much more focused and authoritative on “pedophilia”…explore the EQF Community Links page…The overwhelming number of links there, are in some way related to MAPs, and issues affecting MAPs.

I know there is a ton of content here…and a lot of it gets lost, just due to the overwhelming volume of it all. Our Love Frontier has been something of an experiment, in that I have tried to create a sincere buffer, around my far more controversial opinions and content…so that this blog does not come off as “all about legalizing child adult sex” [which some people presume, because I am open minded to some expressions of it]…I already have too much experience with this, where the topical focus of my blog was all around “pedophilia”…and I don’t have it in me, to keep fighting like that…So, I expanded and evolved…becoming a lot more armored and careful.

But fact is, I’ve always had a lot of excellent resources linked at this [Wordpress] incarnation of Our Love Frontier…You just have to do a little bit of looking around…or follow the “Welcome! Click Here First!” link, at the top of this blog…which points you directly to the EQF Community Links page.

I’ve put a ton of work into that resource over the years…I’m quite pleased with it.

Telling me I’ve “provided nothing”, is complete nonsense.

It needs updating…but I’ve probably got one of the better MAP focused links pages, on the internet.

– Steve

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‘Where to Find the Links’ – And a Facelift for the OLF Welcome Page…


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Date: March 04, 2019

I finally gave Our Love Frontier’s Welcome Page a facelift, and an update.

I’ve also more directly addressed one of the issues, which sometimes comes up on this blog…creating a recording to explain things…which I’ve embedded into it’s own section of the Welcome Page…and included in the OLF Audio Message Forum, on the righthand side of this blog.

For those unaware…the primary links I am responding to [or giving as citation] are hyperlinked via a small graphic…It may be a button…a jewel…a spinning ball…

I chose to do this, because sometimes web URLs get very long…and I’ve been blogging for so many years, that I’ve simply gotten tired of fussing with them so they don’t disrupt the structure of the blog post [ie: keep running on, way off the side of the screen]…and the obscenely long URLs just plain look ugly, in my opinion.

The URLs are concealed behind some sort of small graphic, next to a 01) ‘Link Title Here’.

This is how I do things, here…

As a rule…if I bring over links out of things I’m quoting, I just link them as they appear in the original quote.

Finding the Links:

This information has always been available at the Welcome Page, in the audio welcome message…But, it’s 13 minutes long, and a lot of people apparently don’t like listening to it.

I confess…the recording is a bit wordy, and slightly rambling at points…but for all the information it imparts, it’s also fairly compact for an orientation to this blog.

Hopefully, I’ve still got the raw text I used to create this file…pretty sure I do…Eventually, I plan on redoing that recording…slimming it down, and leaving out the “noise machine” intro and outro…

I hope todays work has helped things run more smoothly, around here.

– Steve

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Updates and On the Horizon – January 21, 2019…


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Date: January 21, 2019

WordPress has been doing a lot of behind the scenes work, and making changes…which means this blog can get a bit glitchy, sometimes…Keep this in mind, if you regularly leave comments on this blog…It pays to copy your comments to the clipboard, prior to hitting that submit button…Make sure you see a confirmation, that your comment is awaiting approval, before you move on…WordPress has been known to lose peoples comments, sometimes…and your comments are important to me.

I’ve finally given the EQF Tools Page some much needed attention…Let me know what you think.

It’s been a little while ago, but I’ve also had an update on the EQF Community Links page.

The IBLD website has had it’s “next observance” dates updated.

I’m going to actually get off my arse, and start using the “Recent Updates: (The EQF Bulletin)” feature, at the top of this blog…It’s been idle, with only a test audio file, ever since I set it up…The down side, is that you will likely get a voice synthesizer…The up side, is that you’ll get a quick heads up, on the recent changes and updates related to the EQF and Our Love Frontier.

Oh!…and the WordPress incarnation of Our Love Frontier turns six years old, on January 29th, 2019!

Beyond that…I’m working on a project…video game related, and total fluff…But I find it amusing…Progress is kind of slow…I have to figure out a thing or two…But, it should be fun…for me, anyway…The rest of you might think I’m just a total dork for doing it…I don’t know…

…That’s on the horizon.

– Steve

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EQF Community Links

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First Message for the Diamond Raw Blog…

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Date: December 09, 2018

I don’t have an actual date for this…but, since the Diamond Raw blog existed at blog.com, I figure this places the date at some time during 2011.

Diamond Raw was one of three blogs I had on that service.

This blog represented a second phase in the Diamond Raw project, which was originally based at YouTube.

The Diamond Raw Project


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