“Even North Korea isn’t this crazy” Defector Yeonmi Park on woke tyranny…

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Date: February 10, 2022

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“When it comes to woke even North Korea isn’t this crazy, argues Yeonmi Park, a North Korean who fled the socialist country aged just thirteen. Park features in the first episode of Off Script, a new Telegraph video podcast exploring the culture wars. In this series of no holds barred long-form interviews, The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton sits down with world-leading commentators to unpick them. New episodes on Fridays.

Off Script is a new Telegraph series. From “wokeness” to cancel culture, the culture wars are in full swing. In this series of no-holds-barred long-form interviews, The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton sits down with world-leading commentators to unpick them.”

You don’t need religion to give you meaning in life…though I agree, you need some sort of meaning in life.

…I just think religion is a generally poor place to find it.

It should also be noted…yes, Yeonmi has seen the worst of communism and socialism…and it’s important to be informed, and keep in mind, that Scandinavian style socialism is a thing…and it’s nothing like what she has experienced.

What she experienced is horrible…but I’ve gotten really tired of these people who box the concept of “socialism” into this restricted, narrow lane, of the worst they’ve seen and experienced…while brazenly side stepping the actual model and style of socialism some U.S. citizens have actually been working towards.

I’m at that point…I mean, we’ve had a setting Senator [Bernie Sanders] who’s been explaining this out in the open for many years…and people choose to just ignore it…I think those people are acting in bad faith, at this point.

There is just no excuse, for them to continue stubbornly ignoring this…

…They refuse to engage in the actual conversation…They talk over, and judge based on a false premise.

Regardless of where anyone stands on this issue…I really despise when people do that.

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BEING HUMAN ARCHIVE

CDC stands by K-12 school masking guidance…


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Date: February 10, 2022

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“With COVID-19 cases still high nationwide, “now is not the moment” to drop mask mandates in schools and other public places, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told Reuters on Tuesday.”

I wont lie here…Part of the reason I decided to share this, was because of the cutie featured as the video graphic.

Several states are doing away with the child mask mandates.

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Akaash Singh – Bring Back Apu – Full Comedy Special…


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Date: February 10, 2022

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“What’s good, guys?! This is my first special, Bring Back Apu, and it truly is special to me. Because somewhere along the line, South Asians started trying to cash in on victimhood currency. Complaining about cartoon characters, people mispronouncing our names, and God knows what else.

But we were raised better than that. Our parents, grandparents, uncles and aunties taught us dominate everything we do, just like they did when they made it here. And it is our privilege to carry that tradition forward. So it’s time to end all the victim shit and taking our identity back.”

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The Walking Dead – Season Ten…

Date: January 30, 2022

Is it just me not seeing it earlier, or did they do the genre leap in The Walking Dead with the beginning of season ten?…in the middle of the whisperers story arc?

Season nine, post Ricks departure, while obviously a soft reboot, still felt like it was connected to the previous eight seasons…or, that it was following the same basic formula, if considerably more shallow and maybe a bit too fanciful with it’s elevation of Judith…I enjoyed this part of season nine [all of the season, honestly]…but then came season ten, which I waited two years for…

…And I swear…they took a solid drama…and suddenly turned it into what I can only see as a young adult, fantasy action series.

I’m really conflicted here…because I am genuinely enjoying season ten…but I despise when a long established series does a major genre jump.

To my mind…this just does not feel like TWD…It’s like they took the surviving characters from the original series, as of season nine…and plugged them into a stylistically different show.

The box said “this is not TWD…this is something better”…and I cannot disagree more…What made this show smoking hot, was the human drama…The first two seasons are TWD…But they’ve kept slowly shedding away what made this series great…and they’ve kept losing their fan base, because of it.

I hate to see this…and it looks like they’re chasing after Z Nation [another series I love] a bit, too…as some of this season clearly could have been ripped from a ZN episode, if you ask me.

One thing you could previously depend on, is that zombies aside…the world and characters functioned normally, as you would expect them to.

It’s like the movie Batman Begins [best Batman movie ever]…Sure, there will never be a Batman, and if there were, he’d get himself killed quick…but Batman and stunts aside, the world it was being represented in was normal…It followed the laws of nature…

…In TWD season ten, we have a guy who can dig his way up, through the bottom of a covered grave…something that never would have really flown in this series, during the first nine season…or, eight, at least…

I’m perplexed as to whether the real change happened during season nine…or season ten was just a kind of “hail marry”, to garner a wider viewer base.

I hate the fact that they changed this show so much…In all honesty, it’s no longer the original series…and these dorks couldn’t even wait till the conclusion of the whisperers arc, to start anew…That sucks…

At the same time…if they fashioned an offshoot show like this, I would be totally down with it…but give us a dignified, consistent conclusion to the original series first!

Changing the model and tone of a show nearly a decade running?…Hell No!…

…Jeez I wish I weren’t still enjoying this damn show so much.

This is just confusing….because it’s unsatisfactorily satisfying…if that’s even possible.

…and they’ve even sunk to optics, which could have been ripped out of the movie 300…

…STOP IT!…JUST STOP IT!

I think I’m going to have to consider Rick’s exit in the helicopter, to be the true ending of the original series.


February 10, 2022

I finished season ten…I forget the actual episode…I think it’s one of the last three…holy hell…This is the first time I’ve ever watched a TWD episode, where I was left thinking that episode was straight up stupid.

How did this series fall so far, so fast?

The actors are fine…but the direction is a disaster.

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Republican Party Rebrands Itself As The Pro Insurrection Party Of Trump…

Date: February 10, 2022

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“The Republican Party is officially dead. They are no longer the Party of tax cuts for the wealthy and small government – they have now made the decision that they are pro-sedition, pro-insurrection, and that they are all loyal to a single man named Donald Trump. It is truly astounding that the Party managed to sink itself in this way, but that’s what happens when you let the fascists take over. Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Citation:
https://www.alternet.org/2022/02/liz-cheney-censure/

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Dem SuperPAC Behind Rogan Smear Campaign…

Date: February 10, 2022

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“The recent multi-pronged attack on Joe Rogan has been exposed as an organized hatchet job, likely coordinated by a Democratic Party-affiliated SuperPAC called Meidas Touch. The effort has sought to smear Rogan as a spreader of COVID misinformation and a racist.

Jimmy and comedian Kurt Metzger discuss the likely reasons why Rogan was targeted and why others with much worse records have escaped scrutiny.”

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