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Aint Supposed to Die A Natural Death
Aint Supposed to Die A Natural Death

Well, I can share today’s email from one of the Atl Grandmothers for Peace:

Quotes from Albert Einstein

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“I’m not an atheist. The problem involved is too vast for our limited minds. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many languages. The child knows someone must have written those books.”

“The common idea that I am an atheist is based on a big mistake. Anyone who interprets my scientific theories this way, did not understand them.”

“Everything is determined, every beginning and ending, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.”

“The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It will transcend a personal God and avoid dogma and theology.”

“I didn’t arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.”

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong. What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses. Matter is spirit reduced to point of visibility. There is no matter.”

“Time and space are not conditions in which we live, but modes by which we think. Physical concepts are free creations of the human mind, and are not, however it may seem, determined by the external world.”

“Time does not exist – we invented it. Time is what the clock says. The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”

“I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.”

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”

“A human being experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”

“Our separation from each other is an optical illusion.”

“When something vibrates, the electrons of the entire universe resonate with it. Everything is connected. The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separateness.”

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

“We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.”

“When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves.”

“The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.”

“The ancients knew something, which we seem to have forgotten.”

“The more I learn of physics, the more I am drawn to metaphysics.”

“One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike. We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. It is entirely possible that behind the perception of our senses, worlds are hidden of which we are unaware.”

“Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another.”

“Everything is energy and that is all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you can not help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”

“I am happy because I want nothing from anyone. I do not care about money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. I claim credit for nothing. A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”

Courtesy of Georgia Grassroots Media Project

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LieparDestin

HELLO FRIENDS!

A LATE HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU ALL!

My extended break has done my once weary mind well so will kick off tomorrows open thread, hope you’ll all.come say hi 🙂

Aint Supposed to Die A Natural Death
Aint Supposed to Die A Natural Death

Welcome home, LD.

wi64

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jcitybone

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wi64

Greene wants to give the Antioch Idiot a congressional medal YEEESH!!!!!

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wi64

Gets worse every year Halloween candy and Christmas items out at the same time, Thanksgiving gets trampeled like a black friday door rush. I heared of “only” 3 shootings this year on crazy Friday

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tbf, we have embarrassments to journalism in abundance.

jcitybone

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/29/nyregion/chris-cuomo-andrew-cuomo-sexual-harassment.html

Thousands of pages of new evidence and sworn testimony released on Monday show the extent to which former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo relied on a group of allies, including his younger brother, the CNN host Chris Cuomo, to strategize how to deflect and survive a cascade of sexual harassment charges that eventually engulfed him.

Beginning last December with the first public accusation by a former aide, Lindsey Boylan, the records lay out in unvarnished detail how the tight-knit group of advisers discussed a series of increasingly drastic steps to manipulate the press, discredit his accusers and retain a grip on power that became less and less tenable.

After debating the legality of the move, they agreed to pass Ms. Boylan’s personnel file to reporters, portraying her as politically motivated and unhinged. They sought — and failed — to rally dozens of former female aides to pen an op-ed defending him.

And Chris Cuomo pressed to take on a greater role in crafting his brother’s defense, including phoning into strategy calls. At one point, he even ran down a secondhand tip that another woman accusing the governor of unwanted advances at a wedding was lying. (She was not.)

The previously unseen materials, including video of the former governor answering questions under oath, were produced earlier this year by investigators working for Letitia James, New York’s attorney general, and undergirded the damning report she released in August that ultimately led to Andrew Cuomo’s resignation.

jcitybone

wi64

Lex wont be happy –Awwwww 😉

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wi64

Dont hold your breath

Benny

Amazon Alabama Workers to Hold New Union Vote, Federal Labor Official Rules

Workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, will have another chance to unionize after a federal labor official called for a new vote Monday.

The ruling by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board was made public Monday. It follows an earlier recommendation from an NLRB hearing officer that there was enough misconduct by Amazon during the election to justify a new vote.

The first vote, held in April, fell well short of the support the union needed to win the right to represent nearly 6,000 workers there.

“Today’s decision confirms what we were saying all along — that Amazon’s intimidation and interference prevented workers from having a fair say in whether they wanted a union in their workplace — and as the regional director has indicated, that is both unacceptable and illegal,” said Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, the union seeking to represent nearly 6,000 workers at the warehouse. “Amazon workers deserve to have a voice at work, which can only come from a union.”

The regional director found that actions by Amazon amounted to “flagrant disregard” of the rules for conducting a vote, and “made a free and fair election impossible.” Among the issues in the complaints was a mailbox at the entrance to the warehouse near signs that encouraged employees to cast ballots opposing the union.

The director also found that the company engaged in an extensive campaign of interrogating workers with respect to their support for the union “thereby interfering with their rights to an election free of coercion and interference.”

In an aerial view from a drone, the Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama during the unionization drive there earlier this year. A new vote has been ordered at the warehouse following union complaints against Amazon's efforts during the first vote.

In an aerial view from a drone, the Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama during the unionization drive there earlier this year. A new vote has been ordered at the warehouse following union complaints against Amazon’s efforts during the first vote.

Amazon (AMZN) expressed disappointment in the decision and vowed to continue its efforts to defeat the union.

Benny

The spokeswoman said a union would hamper the efficiency of improving company policies quickly and nimbly. The company has previously said that it didn’t violate labor laws and treats workers fairly.

Amazon can appeal the decision to the NLRB’s governing board in Washington, the agency spokeswoman said. The NLRB is a federal government agency in charge of enforcing U.S. labor law in collective bargaining and worker disputes. With Democrats holding a majority of the five-person board, labor researchers expect it to side with workers more regularly than during former the administration of former President Donald Trump, a Republican.

Another election could occur within in the next several months, and the NLRB might schedule a vote before its governing board rules on Amazon’s appeal, the agency said.

Working conditions for Amazon warehouse employees have been in focus since the pandemic triggered widespread lockdowns of schools and offices, boosting online shopping and demand for Amazon’s products and services.

Amazon workers in several facilities walked out last year over working conditions. The company has strict performance ratings and break policies that have drawn ire from labor activists and some government officials. Amazon has also been found to record higher injury rates than the national average, according to federal workplace data. The company has disputed those figures, saying it reports injuries more comprehensively than other companies.

I grabbed the first article from CNN; this is from WSJ and gives more info.

Benny

Here’s more from WSJ:

Lisa Henderson, the regional director overseeing the case for the NLRB, ruled that Amazon’s actions throughout the mail-in union election were grounds to nullify the results and hold the vote again.

In her ruling, she said she agreed with an NLRB hearing officer in early August who found that the mailbox Amazon set up “interfered with the laboratory conditions necessary to conduct a fair election.” That is because it could have made employees believe Amazon played a role in collecting and counting ballots, she said. Amazon wasn’t found to have accessed any ballots submitted through the mailbox.

In addition, employees could have perceived the company as tracking their vote through “vote no” pins and tags it handed out because Amazon managers could see which employees took the pins, the hearing officer said.

Amazon has said the collection box was installed as a convenience to employees, and that it didn’t seek to intimidate workers throughout the vote.

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union would face an uphill battle on any new vote, given the margin of victory and employee turnover at the facility, labor researchers say.

jcitybone

Idiots

wi64

Associated Press
Lock in: Dozens stuck in England’s highest pub after storm

Mon, November 29, 2021, 4:36 AM
LONDON (AP) — Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest altitude pub got a longer stay than they bargained for, after the building was cut off by a blizzard.

Sixty-one people woke up Monday after their third night at the Tan Hill Inn in the Yorkshire Dales, 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of London. They have been unable to leave since Friday, when a late autumn storm brought snow and heavy winds that felled power cables and blocked roads.

The pub sits 1,732 feet (528 meters) above sea level and is used to being cut off by bad weather.

Manager Nicola Townsend said staff had organized movies, a quiz night and karaoke for the stranded guests. They have also been entertained by an Oasis cover band, Noasis, who have also been stuck at the pub since their gig on Friday night.

Townsend said the guests were “in really good spirits.”

Wi-63 i’ll bet they are as long as the spirts dont run out 🥂:)

“They’ve formed quite a friendship … like a big family is the best way I can describe it,” she said. “One lady actually said ‘I don’t want to leave.’”

Townsend said she hoped people would be able to head home later Monday once roads had been cleared.

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