“Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."
"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Alice in Wonderland
"Then you should say what you mean," the March Hare went on.
"I do, “ Alice hastily replied; "at least I mean what I say, that's the same thing, you know."
"Not the same thing a bit!" said the Hatter. "Why, you might just as well say that "I see what I eat" is the same thing as "I eat what I see!" Alice in Wonderland
It can be argued that the Earth is flat as far as its being expansive, that does not preclude the obvious that the Earth is an orb; even before the satellite imagery and the Earth Rise image taken from the Moon, this fact was arrived at just by considering that the Oceans were not draining off its edges. Any statement made along the lines that the Earth is flat has not so much to do with its geometry but rather an explanation of some other effect or observed phenomenon, such as wave propagation over the Earth’s surface—that not only includes Earth’s terrain but also its oceans and atmosphere.
Radio waves are electromagnetic radiation in the range 3 Hz-300 GHz (10Mm- 1 mm); a wide spectrum that covers what we commonly refer to as ELF, LF, ULF, AM, FM, VHF, UHF and so on. Radio waves travel via several modes over the Earth; their predominant path primarily dictated by their wavelength. For example, longer wavelengths travel for the most part via ground conduction and shorter ones throughout the layers of the atmosphere.
For those waves that propagate primarily via the troposphere, mountainous regions and rolling terrain between the transmitter and receiver can effectively degrade the signal; such that a relatively flat path, over land or sea, becomes necessary between the transmitter and receiver for ideal tropospheric ducting.
And in the case of Earth’s atmosphere, weather--including such factors as the Sun’s activity which can create a barrier to proper wave propagation since it affects ionization in the atmosphere-- needs to be surmounted in order for an electromagnetic signal to get through effectively. So any reference to the Earth being flat in this context refers to the barriers for these types of signals becoming apparently lowered or flattened. Under ideal conditions signals can range for thousands of miles across the globe.
One example of the flatness alluded to is yesterday’s total solar eclipse that occurred over India and Asia and is said to have been the longest one of the century. While everyone was looking up or hiding in, those of us listening were treated to fine fidelity over our otherwise static-y car radios for the few minutes this was taking place. In California this translated into my being able to drive out to Malibu in the evening without losing my preset stations as would normally happen at any other time; and a good thing too, since I got stuck in traffic.
Al Ghashya (The Overwhelming Event)
88:20 وَإِلَى الْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ
88:20 And how the Earth is spread out
Ash-Shams (The Sun)
91: 6 وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا طَحَاهَا
91:6 And the Earth how it is spread out
( سُطِحَ v. flatten, spread, prostrate, surface, press; n. surface, face, superficies, flat, flatness, roof)
What might be the expected net end result from all this Earth’s flatness? One likely outcome is that a signal from as far away as Timbuktu might sound like its ringing in your ears!
50:41 وَاسْتَمِعْ يَوْمَ يُنَادِ الْمُنَادِ مِن مَّكَانٍ قَرِيبٍ
50:41 and listen for the Day when the Summoner (Caller) will call out from a nearby place,
“Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."
Manamanamanaman... ar. 'I am dreaming'
Man am... en. 'Man I am'
Man am... par. 'It's Me'
The above furthers our discussion on language and its proper usage.
"I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met."
The following is a restorative Sanity Check. Many of you are old enough to read this by now having first heard it over 12 years ago. See if you can remember how to fill in the blanks.
'Children. Children! This is your_____
If you can hear this, IF YOU CAN HEAR THIS
Then Know that you have _______'
You probably also can remember the rest; what you were supposed to do then and what you should be doing now.
After you finish with what you are doing, have had some nourishment and a little rest, you might like to read James Rogers' PhD, Our Keys to a Golden Future, Peace, Abundance, Fulfillment, Joy.
This self-published opus (Mar. 2008, ISBN 978-1-4347-0862-4) was adequate reading with a couple of points of interest, however, it was catalogued under Humanities, History, making the subject matter a bit misleading. The author does admit it was published in a rush and without a final edit, which begs the question, What's the hurry? Had it been indexed as fiction, I may have enjoyed it more.
Excerpts from Our Keys to a Golden Future...:
' The lesson for us is 'Don't blame the Sphinx, or God, or Queen Elizabeth, the Pope, or even the Man in the Moonscape.' When we stop blaming other people for something we do ourselves, love will be let out of prison. (The author's broad-stroke presumption being we all share the issues he has with love).
Of course, all of the above is metaphorical despite the embedded truth. (Note to self--has not yet mastered the use of metaphor).
Reality is a bit harsher. (Yes, when you are deliberately poisoned then have people try to white-wash it, and then say you did it to yourself, Reality Sucks Lemons!)The prison of love is not built of stone, bricks, steel bars, it is built of bioelectric grids in the human brain. (Again, here the author is professing we share his stilted love issues and builds a case to somehow justify tampering with the brain's 'bioelectric grid'). Now and then love is let out of prison on 'work release' and we get glimpses (I must needs to interject---those of us knowing where our Love/Heart is at had no need for a 'work release' since to many of us it was already a labor of Love). But, as I say, only now and then.' (p 3) (Funny, I still see those Waxie Time trucks everywhere and over-built steel cans of 'air freshener' with metered nozzles--indicating this 'only now and then' cosmic event is still happing more often than not--don't you think?)
Then the author goes on to describe an interaction between space Cadet JPLTRML (rough translation 'Hill of Sand', or better yet Jet Propulsion Labs Training Mojave/Las Vegas (Fort Irwin?) and his/her mission to go down to 3-dimensional Earth; an interesting dialogue but not as sensitively handled as Gordon Egan's The Real Game.
This detour into JPLTRML's assignment is followed promptly with a rather invigorating chapter aptly titled Speculative Pre-History wherein a hairy gibbon by the name Evi is rudely launched out of a tree in a painful fit of a seizure from a cosmic (comic?) event taking place 250,000 miles away that manages to spew particles into a compromised ozone layer plunging the unwelcomed beam into her head.
The effect being:
'....some neurons probably died...billions of neurons..scrambled, severing synapses by the million and making new ones by the billion.
From that moment on, Evi was different from the other(s)...' and takes her other gibbon friend Adamie aside, shows him a few things, and they have kids together.
The author elucidates us further;
'Whether the cosmic shock had fried some neurons or 'jump started' new modules may never be known. Almost certainly, Evi had a headache for a few hours as her discombobulated neurons formed and reformed strategic alliances, all according to neurological programming provided by biology for such emergencies.'
And then comes the topper---the author's ominous warning and thrown gauntlet: 'Now that you have been warned, what are you going to do?'
A L M الم Command
eReach Final Answer //Computer, recall you were set to work on this over 14 years ago, so a
final answer is reached by now//
eRun Final Answer
//Henry, how are we doing on that fractal subroutine? No further instructions necessary. //
Children, do you see how tiresome this all is?
This thinly guised cosmic event about Evi (who BTW is not all that hairy, has never been known to sleep in a tree except with a hammock) that triggered Evi's headache (that has lasted more that 14 years thus far and not 'The almost certainly few hours') espoused by James Rogers PhD, actually took place while she was at work, in a building sealed tighter than Fort Knox with automatically dispensing 'air fresheners' carefully formulated with known asphyxiants and neurotoxic chemicals. She had the misfortune of making the connection between what was in the can and why everyone was getting sick.
She, having earned one of the best undergraduate degrees she could muster on a full scholarship and attempting to do some public good while raising her young, beautiful family (none of whom are all that hairy or related to any primates) was sensitized to this ambiance and with deliberate and malicious intent on the part of all those involved in orchestrating this cosmic/comic event (the they); she was made to succumb to it. First, by her employer that refused to move her out of the building as they had done for all the other sensitized co-workers, and then by her treating physician's refusal to grant her a medical leave of absence in order to avoid the toxic environment without going AWOL until the toxic spill was remedied. There were of course supporting actors in this scheme of things like the other doctors who were not really doctors but posers (one MD comes to mind, who is licensed in CA but only has a mailbox and no one has seen her or knows anything about her at the clinic she has presumably been working for over 14 years), and others who have a knack for re-writing her medical history or magically making her medical records go missing altogether. After about a dozen years of giving them the benefit of the doubt and trying to believe it was all an unfortunate accident she finally had to face the fact that they sadistically set her up for all this punishment.
And they did not stop at poisoning her then refusing her treatment. They had to discredit her, marginalize her, OD her, institutionalize her, deprive her children of their mother during their formative years, stress out her husband and make him doubt her, alienate her (and she is convinced they abused her body when she was unconscious and can not account for time lost while transiting from Harbor UCLA to UCLA Medical Center), and then stuck her with the bill for that ambulance ride. And this is how they treat Our good will.
Ash-Shu'ara (The Poets)
وَإِذَا بَطَشْتُم بَطَشْتُمْ جَبَّارِينَ 26:130
26:130 And will you, when you lay a hand, lay a hand cruelly, without any restraint?
Why couldn't she just quit? Somehow, her young children were convinced they needed food to eat and shoes on their feet and her spouse refused to accept widowerhood.
Clearly, James Rogers PhD has kept up with the subject matter here at A Page In The Life but just doesn't sound authentic. In fact, he may not really exist.
Fussilat (Explained in Detail)
سَنُرِيهِمْ آيَاتِنَا فِي الْآفَاقِ وَفِي أَنفُسِهِمْ حَتَّى يَتَبَيَّنَ لَهُمْ أَنَّهُ الْحَقُّ أَوَلَمْ يَكْفِ بِرَبِّكَ أَنَّهُ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ شَهِيدٌ 41:53
41:53 We will show them our Signs (Our messages) in the utmost (farthest, highest) Horizons and within themselves, so that it will become clear to them that this is indeed the truth. Is it not enough that your Sustainer is witness to everything?
Zaryati (The Scattering Winds)
وَفِي الْأَرْضِ آيَاتٌ لِّلْمُوقِنِينَ 51:20
وَفِي أَنفُسِكُمْ أَفَلَا تُبْصِرُونَ 51:21
51:20 And on the Earth there are signs to those endowed with inner certainty,
51:21 just as within your own beings: can you not see (are you so unaware)?
And did she even get a 'work release' to regroup, restore--recover? No such animal--because her employer refused to acknowledge any neurological damage had been done to her (so much for the 'brain power grid' discourse). Instead she has been forced to continue working just to keep her medical benefit so that she can continue to treat for damage that was only expected to last for a couple of hours because they--the 'event planners'-- thought they were dealing with monkey brains like their own and not what once was a genuine human's brain.
But, don't feel too bad for Evi; while her neurons were not adept at making new alliances, it appears that she herself did.
وَمَن يُسْلِمْ وَجْهَهُ إِلَى اللَّهِ وَهُوَ مُحْسِنٌ فَقَدِ اسْتَمْسَكَ بِالْعُرْوَةِ الْوُثْقَى وَإِلَى اللَّهِ عَاقِبَةُ الْأُمُورِ 31:22
31:22 Whoever submits his whole self to God, and does good overall, has indeed grasped a most trustworthy hand-hold: and with God rests the End and Decision of (all) affairs.
You can't see them, you can hardly hear them, and you can't sense them readily in any other way; but when she got to the point where 'the buck stops here' He had something to say about it and now you can't see them, you can't hear them, you can't sense them in any other way.
And if a few of them managed to get away, rest assured there is not a rock or mountain big enough for them to hide under, because as it turns out her alliances have quite a reach.
Al-An'am (The Cattle)
وَعِندَهُ مَفَاتِحُ الْغَيْبِ لاَ يَعْلَمُهَا إِلاَّ هُوَ وَيَعْلَمُ مَا فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ وَمَا تَسْقُطُ مِن وَرَقَةٍ إِلاَّ يَعْلَمُهَا
وَلاَ حَبَّةٍ فِي ظُلُمَاتِ الأَرْضِ وَلاَ رَطْبٍ وَلاَ يَابِسٍ إِلاَّ فِي كِتَابٍ مُّبِينٍ 6:59
6:59 And with Him are the keys to the things that are imperceptible, none knows them but He. All that is on the land and in the sea; and not a leaf falls but He knows it; and neither a grain in the earth's deep darkness, nor anything living or dead, but is recorded in an evident decree (record, book).
Why did He have to step in allofasudden?
It turns out she couldn't think of a crime big enough to commit that would earn her the pain and suffering they fomented on her and her family with their 'get-love-out-of-jail-fast' routine.
Al-Imran (The Family of Imran)
مَّا كَانَ اللّهُ لِيَذَرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ عَلَى مَآ أَنتُمْ عَلَيْهِ حَتَّىَ يَمِيزَ الْخَبِيثَ مِنَ الطَّيِّبِ وَمَا كَانَ اللّهُ لِيُطْلِعَكُمْ عَلَى الْغَيْبِ
3:179 وَلَكِنَّ اللّهَ يَجْتَبِي مِن رُّسُلِهِ مَن يَشَاء فَآمِنُواْ بِاللّهِ وَرُسُلِهِ وَإِن تُؤْمِنُواْ وَتَتَّقُواْ فَلَكُمْ أَجْرٌ عَظِيمٌ
3:179 It is not God's will to abandon the believers to your ways: so He will set apart the bad from the good…
Al-An'am (The Cattle)
قُل لاَّ أَقُولُ لَكُمْ عِندِي خَزَآئِنُ اللّهِ وَلا أَعْلَمُ الْغَيْبَ وَلا أَقُولُ لَكُمْ إِنِّي مَلَك
إِنْ أَتَّبِعُ إِلاَّ مَا يُوحَى إِلَيَّ قُلْ هَلْ يَسْتَوِي الأَعْمَى وَالْبَصِيرُ أَفَلاَ تَتَفَكَّرُونَ 6:50)
6:50 Say: "I do not say to you, 'God's treasures are with me’, ‘nor do I know the things that are beyond the reach of human perception'; nor do I say to you, 'Behold, I am an angel'…
Al-A'raf (The Heights)
قُل لاَّ أَمْلِكُ لِنَفْسِي نَفْعًا وَلاَ ضَرًّا إِلاَّ مَا شَاء اللّهُ وَلَوْ كُنتُ أَعْلَمُ الْغَيْبَ لاَسْتَكْثَرْتُ مِنَ الْخَيْرِ وَمَا مَسَّنِيَ السُّوءُ إِنْ أَنَاْ إِلاَّ نَذِيرٌ وَبَشِيرٌ لِّقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ 7:188
7:188 Say: "I can not bring benefit or harm to myself, except as God wills. And if I knew what is beyond that of human perception, abundant good fortune would surely have befallen me, and no evil would ever have touched me. I am nothing but a Warner, and a herald of glad tidings to people who will believe."
Last night at about 11:45 pm someone sauntered up to my husband's car that was parked in our driveway, blithely opened the door without checking if any other neighborhood car doors were unlocked, searched every compartment and made off with his cell phone.
This someone made sure to slam the car door very loudly so as to attract as much attention as possible and then made off very fast; so fast that a nearby patrol car chased them down and appeared to pull them over since the sirens only went on for a short burst.
I called the police department today to see whether the culprit was indeed aprehended and the cell phone turned in as evidence, only to have the officer inform me that no cell phones were confiscated from the night before and that he was sorry this happened to us and to come down to the station and file a report.
The cell phone was over three years old; a model that none of the kids thought was cool enough to use and was a hand-me-down to my husband when one of them got a better one for a birthday present. So, neither my husband nor myself felt it was worth the effort to file a report; especially since the thief didn't take anything else from the vehicle.
Value of cell phone = $0 'taken'
Value of Italian sunglasses = $475 not taken
Value of Leather driving gloves = $ 250 not taken
Value of Quarters for parking meters = $10 not taken
Value of 2 Packs Chewing Gum = $ 5 not taken
There has been something on my mind since oh about 1997 and that is an item that had also been 'borrowed' from me at the time. While over the years the contents within it have been returned and I was able to find an exact copy to replace the item that went 'missing' I couldn't dismiss not wanting it back. But, now that I know who my 'friends' are I find that I must request that it be returned to me since it had sentimental value and I hope these 'charmers' have not mangled it too badly---feel free to keep the cell phone, but it would only be considerate to return the SIM card too.
Surah 91 Ash-Shams (The Sun)
91:5 وَالسَّمَاء وَمَا بَنَاهَا
(translititeration=Waalssamai wama banaha)
91:5 The Sky (Heavens) and how they are Built (What Built Them)
Table on the Right
Given: 6 cos 720
6 cos 692
guess 6 cos 664 (646) It would be sooo funny if this is anywhere near Triangulum Australis.(This evening it was given "It's 64" Posted 14.7.9).
Table on the Left from Solar Geometry
http://www.solargeometry.com/ (What do you mean homeless vet? He killed people and was willing to be killed for this country after one too many tours of duty only to return homeless? These guys aren't paid enough either for that kind of hazard and they should refuse to bear arms or defend such fiends against anything; they can find better work building bridges or wells or...)
Thank you, God (SWT); Thank you, Alan; Thank you, Dad; I only wish I was smart enough to figure it all out; but it appears you like to invite other's to join the fun.
You guys probably know my Dad's name was Ibrahim (PBUH):
Surah 6 Al-An'am (The Cattle)
وَكَذَلِكَ نُرِي إِبْرَاهِيمَ مَلَكُوتَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضِ وَلِيَكُونَ مِنَ الْمُوقِنِينَ 6:75
6:75 And thus we showed Ibrahim Our kingdom of (dominion over) the heavens and the Earth so that he became among those who are certain (convinced)
PostScript I reviewed this post 11.7.9 22:00 and the table on the right is not as I remember having posted it last night (not bet, ba', not tet, ta'...). Monitoring blogs is one thing, modifying content that does not belong to you is quite another. So the Post 11.7.9 applies to all of you whoever you are; while not the President of the United States probably holding an office higher than that and way on up the line. The corrected version was reposted 12.7.9