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NOW YA SEE IT – NOW YA DON’T

NOW YA SEE IT – NOW YA DON’T
(A conversation between Xero Aticus
and the Psychedelic Toad.)
Lee Broom

 

Psycho:  Hey there Xero, what alleys have you explored today?

Xero:   Oh, hi Psycho. I got my feelings hurt.

Psycho: Was it something you said…again?

Xero:   Probably.

Psycho: Sooo…

Xero :  Well I was in a conversation about God and I mentioned that                   God has no will and offered evidence thereof.

Psycho:  That must have gone over well. Or perhaps I should say like                      you  order your steak? Burned to a crisp.

Xero:   I’m a vegan.

Psycho:  You have spinach on your incisor.  Okay, so who nailed ya?

Xero:    Magic man, okay?

Psycho:  Shoulda seen that coming. When in Rome…you silly man.

Xero:    I know, I know. But it took me 36 years of at least 2000                                words a day and hundreds of thousands of hours of                                        research to discover these awarenesses.  His remark was                         simply to   quote the  opinion of a very large group.

Psycho: So, why do you go to this meeting every week; you have no                         support for your love of research?

Xero:  I go because I helped start this group. I go because I have                           friends there whom I have known for decades. I want to be                       around friends.

Xero: So start a new group. A discussion group for thinkers, artist,                   scientists. Make more friends.

Xero: I like being around religious folks; they’re nicer.

Psycho: More tolerant, don’tcha mean?

Xero:  I suppose. .

Psycho: Then how about presenting only your view; leave out the                           discovery part.

Xero: I guess so. Yeah I can do that. I still say that this idea of God                        having a will is inane. A will is a condition, after all.

Psycho: Nice start Ab. Why is this so important to ya?

Xero: Aren’t you the guy who’s always saying “Never ask why”?

Psycho: Nope. You’re the guy who’s always saying “Never ask why”.

Xero: Oh…yeah…okay…see ya.

Psycho: No ya don’t. What did Magic Man say, anyway?

Xero: He said that God’s will is Love and to pass it on..

Psycho: Sounds  right to me.

Xero: Ya think?

Psycho:  I think.

Xero: See ya.

Psycho: See ya.

 

EVIDENCE REVEALS / PROOF CONCEALS

Faith is unnecessary for those who know.

Knowledge is acquired logically

Belief is gathered by mimicking the beliefs of others and is kept alive with mantra, with faith, with daily affirmations.

Belief is acquired by ignoring evidence (ignorance) and kept alive by nodding our heads to the rhythm of prejudice and pride.

Truth is often recognized at first glance though not always immediately understood.

The strength of our reliance on the groups in our lives to provide us with the answers to life decisions, is less likely to honor truth though the cooperation between individuals provides power that cannot be easily ignored by those who gather evidence and place a very high value on logic.

Truth  is not to be expected to result from popularity polls but the majority of us gather most of our opinion from others.

EVIDENCE REVEALS / PROOF CONCEALS

Think about it.

Lee Broom

NOW YA SEE IT – NOW YA DON’T

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NOW YA SEE IT – NOW YA DON’T

(A conversation between Curious Abner
and the Psychedelic Toad.)

Psycho:  Hey there Abner, what alleys have you explored today?

Abner:   Oh, hi Psy. I got my feelings hurt.

Psycho: Was it something you said…again?

Abner:   Probably.

Psycho: Sooo…

Abner:  Well I was in a conversation about God and I mentioned that                    God has no will and offered evidence thereof.

Psycho:  That must have gone over well. Or perhaps I should say like                      you  order your steak? Burned to a crisp.

Abner:    I’m a vegan.

Psycho:  You have spinach on your incisor.  Okay, so who nailed ya?

Abner:    Magic man, okay?

Psycho:  Shoulda seen that coming. When in Rome…you silly man.

Abner:    I know, I know. But it took me 36 years of at least 2000                                    words a day and hundreds of thousands of hours of                                          research to discover these awarenesses.  His remark was  simply to   quote the  opinion of a very large group.

Psycho:  So, why do you go to this meeting every week? You have no                         support for your love of research.

Abner:   I go because I helped start this group. I go because I have                              friends there whom I have known for decades. I want to be                        around friends.

Psycho: So start a new group. A discussion group for thinkers, artist,                   scientists. Make more friends.

Abner:  I like being around religious folks; they’re nicer.

Psycho: More tolerant, don’tcha mean?

Abner:  I suppose. Certainly more so than I, apparently.

Psycho: Then how about presenting only your view; leave out the                             discovery part.

Abner:  I guess so. Yeah I can do that. I still say that this idea of God                        having a will is inane. A will is a condition, after all.

Psycho: Nice start Ab. Why is this so important to ya?

Abner:  Aren’t you the guy who’s always saying “Never ask why”?

Psycho: Nope. You’re the guy who’s always saying “Never ask why”.

Abner: Oh…yeah…okay…see ya.

Psycho: No ya don’t. What did Magic Man say, anyway?

Abner:  He said that God’s will for us is to help each other.

Psycho: Sounds  right to me.

Abner:  Ya think?

Psycho: Too deep for me.

Abner: See ya.

Psycho: See ya.

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ee Broom.

DETECTING THE SCENT OF SENSIBILITY

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DETECTING THE SCENT OF SENSIBILITY

“When you leave that way you can never go back; a train won’t run on a torn up track.”
Confederate Railroad

Q: How can you tell if you’re being lied to?
A: When everything being said is exactly what you want to hear.
Leadership: A Love Story. L. B.

We who vote for our beliefs will never cast a ballot for freedom.
I AM/I DO L.B.

To fix the past or to fox the pissed, one f*cks with the pests of the properly parsed.
Surely, someone will  want to get even.
CRUMBS. L.B.

(Has anyone noticed that for the first time in at least half a century there is a candidate who never punctuates his/her sentences with the phoneme “uh”?)

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Lee Broom

 

 

 

ODE TO A FRIEND (AND THEN SOME)

 

One need not be a rebel to rebel, a genius to remember or a Prima Dona to sing a song but one needs to be a saint to occupy space with thee.

Cellular memory: Many scholars believe that science will eventually demonstrate that all cells in the human body possess memory. Possibly after that, the flat worm experiment of the fifties will have more to offer. Perhaps we will learn more about DNA and RNA as a result of these studies.

And yes, we may discover evidence of a Higher Power.