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Read or Condemn Yourself to Death by Ignorance

For those courageous souls brave enough to look and see what is,

who are unwilling to blindly accept

the lies and rules of tyrannical authority.

The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie.

One word of truth outweighs a world of lies.

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If perchance a post of mine you think extreme

heed this from Kahlil Gibran:

“In battling evil, excess is good;

for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth.

He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.”

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One of my goals is to think and act as if I fear no man’s wrath or deed.


Observation And Integrity

Wednesday 6th September 2023


G’day,

Hope this finds you fit and well.

Here is a sampling of what recently crossed my digital desk.

I hope you get something from it!

More Voice = Less Rights

The Voice - What We Are Told vs What It Is

the Voice The Crux Of The Matter

The Simple Step

Do Not Accept What You Don’t Want

Two Words - One Plan

Language Note

No Shelf Control

It Is Called A Smart City Because

Let Them Be Wrong

The Part Of You I Like

Eight useful tools for discerning truth in the age of information warfare

Investment Tips

Global Boiling

Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars

Just Sign Here

The Truth about Green Energy It’s all a hoax to make money

Have a great week!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
More Voice = Less Rights
 
More Voice = Less Rights
 
 
 

Not under the Crown, any Minister or Officer of the Crown.

 
 
 
 
The Voice - What We Are Told vs What It Is
 
The Voice - What We Are Told vs What It Is
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
the Voice The Crux Of The Matter
 
The Voice - Before You Vote
 
 
 

As I was walking home this morning I reflected on the points I made about the Voice in an infographic I made last night. It is the one above or here it is as a blog post: https://www.tomgrimshaw.com/tomsblog/?p=46590

One of the most important lessons I have learned this lifetime is to evaluate relative importances, to ’sort the wheat from the chaff’ as goes the old saying.

So I am always trying to distill my messages to the irrefutable simplicity.

It occurs to me there is a sea of data and an ocean of opinion about the Voice but one indisputable datum stands head and shoulders above all others.

That fact is that we are being conned.

How is that indisputable?

Because it comes directly from the mouth of Anthony Albanese. Now granted, he is not honest enough to call it a con but no con man ever alerts you in advance to the details of the sting.

This article https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/detail-of-indigenous-voice-to-come-after-referendum-albanese-20220731-p5b5zj.html reports:

“Details about a proposed Indigenous Voice to parliament will not be known before a referendum on the issue, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says, arguing he does not want a repeat of the failed 1999 republic referendum.

“Albanese, speaking from the Garma festival in Arnhem Land, said the detail of the Voice would be left to federal parliamentarians to debate rather than let it be a central element of a proposed referendum...

“...There have already been calls for more details about the Voice, including from Coalition spokesman for Indigenous Australians Julian Leeser who says while the referendum question was a positive start there were many details to be explained.

“But Albanese said he wanted to avoid the situation caused by the republic referendum where people may have disagreed with one element within the proposed model and were then urged to vote no.“

“One of the things I’m trying to avoid here ... [is] people looking for all of the detail and saying well, if you disagree with these 50 clauses, if you disagree with one out of the 50 but 49 are OK, vote no. We’re not doing that. We’re not doing that. We’re learning from history,” Albanese said on ABC television on Sunday.

Well, that’s all very well, but would you sign a contract without having the opportunity for you or your solicitor to read it?

What if one of the 50 clauses is to cede sovereignty over your house and land to a new council with no redress?

Or take a percentage of your income or spending as reparations?

Shouldn’t you have the right to reject the whole thing over that one clause?

The whole idea of a referendum is so that Australians can decide on issues of importance, like changes to the Constitution. How can we make an informed decision if we don’t know on what we are deciding?

Albo continues, “We’re appealing to the goodwill of the Australian people and as I said, the Australian character as I see it.”

In my opinion that means he takes us for fools who can be easily manipulated emotionally to do something that is logically not in our best interests.

I think it’s time to show him we are smarter than that and vote “No”.

 
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The Simple Step
 
The Simple Step
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Do Not Accept What You Don’t Want
 
Do Not Accept What You Don't Want
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Two Words - One Plan
 
Two Words - One Plan
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Language Note
 
Language Note
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
No Shelf Control
 
No Shelf Control
 
 
 

There has to be a group for people like us. Is it Librarians? Or Custodians of Knowledge and Wisdom? Whatever. Sign me up and send my an invoice for my membership dues.

 
 
 
 
It Is Called A Smart City Because
 
It Is Called A Smart City Because
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Let Them Be Wrong
 
Let Them Be Wrong
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
The Part Of You I Like
 
The Part Of You I Like
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Eight useful tools for discerning truth in the age of information warfare
 
Red or Blue Pill
 
 
 

Experts often don't agree, we're drowning in information, and censorship is a very real thing - here's how to not get lost and confused navigating information.

 
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Investment Tips
 
 
 
 

(Tom: There are some good tips below but I will trump them with this one.

I worked as an insurance agent for AMP for 12 years. THE most important investing tip I learned from my time there was, “Invest in your own income earning potential.”

You can only ever invest a portion of what you earn. If you earn 4 times as much you have a LOT more to invest!)

Josh Gwin writes:

in 2013 I had my money with a financial advisor.

The market went up 27%.

My investments went up 0%.

I asked my guy why and he said, “You said you didn’t want to lose money so I put you in very conservative investments.”

I started learning to manage my own investments the next day.

Here’s what’s worked for me:

Spend less than you earn.
Invest the difference in S&P 500 index funds. I use VTSAX primarily.
Keep expenses ratio low (easy if you invest in index funds with no financial advisor).
Automate your investing.
I have a percentage of every check I get automatically go to buy index funds.
Avoid any financial advisor that charges by assets under management (AUM).
Read Jim Collins stock series.
Marry the right person.

 
 
 
 
Global Boiling
 
Global Boiling
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars
 
Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Just Sign Here
 
Just Sign Here
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
The Truth about Green Energy It’s all a hoax to make money
 
Lithium Mine
 
 
 

And that damage the environment! It doesn’t help CO2 at all! Not that CO2 is bad for plants and the planet. That’s a scam too!

 
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Until next time,
dream big dreams,
plan out how to achieve them,
be continually executing your plans,
enlist people to your causes,
travel and/or read widely, preferably both,
all the while observing what you observe
rather than thinking what you are told to think,
think well of your fellow man,
take time to help your fellow man,
he sorely needs it and it will help you too,
eat food that is good for your body,
exercise your body,
take time to destress,
and do the important things
that make a difference -
they are rarely the urgent ones!

Tom

 
 

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