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CELEBRATING DICKENS AND THE DREAM!

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Although Oliver had roused himself from sleep, he was not
thoroughly awake. There is a drowsy state, between sleeping and
waking, when you dream more in five minutes with your eyes half
open, and yourself half conscious of everything that is passing
around you, than you would in five nights with your eyes fast
closed, and your senses wrapt in perfect unconsciousness. At
such time, a mortal knows just enough of what his mind is doing,
to form some glimmering conception of its mighty powers, its
bounding from earth and spurning time and space, when freed from
the restraint of its corporeal associate.

In memory of Charles Dickens whose bicentennial we are celebrating this year... From

Oliver Twist, chapter IX...  the mighty powers of the mind, indeed, as the dream reveals.

 

JULY 2, 2012, Valle de Bravo, State of Mexico, Mx. 51200

Nacho drops in at 8:30 a.m. on his way back to Toluca from Amanalco… He arrives very out of breadth after three sleepless nights. Luckily he is still all in one piece after the attacks on him and his party of PRD supporters by two different regiments of the Mafia in power, the “narco-PRI/PAN-police” still governing this country. He has spent the last three months laboring at the Revolutionary Democratic Party headquarters in Toluca, working morning, night and noon in exchange for meals and housing only. He stands among the legions of citizens in quest of an opening of this country to the left under the guidance of the, once again, defrauded candidate to the Presidency of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

The story Nacho tells us fascinates us and leaves us in even greater awe than we already were in face of the level of violence and corruption dreadfully affecting us. He promises us written details of what he has gone through so we may be able to document better the level of violation of all the “formalities” which, according to Televisa and co. –all the T.V. networks—have been eminently observed. As if the small violations did not count as well… only they are not small or few, as we are rapidly finding out.

Lies piled upon lies. This whole hullaballoo about “democratic” elections (“free and secret”) must come to an end, at long last, and the task to which we citizens must commit now, revolted as we feel by what we are witnessing and enduring, is to effectively change the sordid procedures behind this supposed “new Mexican democracy.” There has been not a single criticism or reporting of anything in the mass media: nothing outside the people’s “social networks” --Facebook and Twitter. We conclude, as we proceed in our exchanges, that to contest such elections at this historical juncture is our duty as citizens. We the citizens never signed a plea to accept the official results were we to realize that another fraud had been perpetrated. And the “impossible” fraud is in process of execution.

The emporium of the IFE (Federal Electoral Institute) and the parties must be done away with as soon as possible. This cry for emancipation surges forth spontaneously from the conscience of all those who are concerned with their conscience (who unfortunately are not all but probably the majority, whatever the polls and the counted votes may say). Irregularities have been too abundant, beginning with the enormous dole outs and propaganda activities of those who have access not only to public funding for their partisan activities but from the lowest sectors of the criminal set-up. The so-called “war on drugs” has the ability to kill far many more people than drugs kill –unless you are referring to the legal ones, the “pharmaceuticals” including vaccines which also kill and maim. When “drugs” (illegal ones) kill they do so in large part thanks to prohibition itself, which not only prevents proper documentation about what one is consuming but makes profits possible; otherwise, these “drugs” would stop being pushed on people, especially youngsters. They provide only another case of “created shortage.”

Everyone except the presidents and the rest of their prohibitionist buddies know what purpose prohibition serves. Of course, they too know only pretend not to know. We all realize now, also, what purpose the “secret” vote serves. What is the point of making people hide in order to emit their vote when everyone is aware of, thanks to the exercise of our freedoms of expression and civic dialogue, for whom it is we mean to vote or for whom it is we have just voted. If I am free to vote for anyone I choose, if there is really a rule of law in effect, why on earth should I hide in order to express my opinion: an “illegitimate contradiction” if there ever was one (there are legitimate ones, but not this one… ). Why hide your vote as long as a rule of law prevails. But then, since no “rule of law” prevails, what is the point of voting at all if, by doing so, I am only giving others the opportunity of violating my will: this is the reason why the idea of nullifying the vote was the best around, except that, unfortunately, those who, at a certain point were best situated to strengthen such an option, chose, instead, to leave the country in order to promote the anti-prohibitionist agenda North of the Rio Bravo. In any case, it would be much better to promote the END TO ALL VICTIMLESS CRIMES, once and for all. This term refers to consensual activity that we cannot allow the state to penalize: they are at the root of the greatest iniquities we are suffering and a direct result of the illegitimate “criminalization of sin.” Only harm perpetrated against third parties should be subject to criminalization and public force intervention and not, besides, those actions that may be considered a “sin” according to religious criteria not shared by everyone. Consensual activity need not be exposed to legal punishment. Better to go after crimes against the environment than against private activity that should be of no concern for anyone outside the circle of those involved in it. But sin turned into crime is great business. Prostitution above all stands to be mentioned. Homosexuality in Mexico has stopped being a crime even though the phobia has not been stamped out. Smoking pot is in principle allowed, but not selling it… Another “illegitimate contradiction”…

Next time around, if we are ever again involved in a “national” election, we will no longer have to hide in order to have our say. At least as long as we do our work well and continue to strive for a process of rectification. The vision I entertain is that, in a very near future, we will have a whole month’s time during which to register our votes before a notary public in a “non-partisan” contest among honorable citizens registered at no cost by their neighbors who will then go on to receive their declared approval at open elections. No hiding behind a curtain to say who it is we think we can trust to make decisions that will benefit the public good, and nothing other than the public good! At least, this will be the case provided we do not give up on our task of forcing rectification. I look forward to a time when we will have a whole month for registering our non-partisan selection of future legislators, administrators and judges before a notary public. Citizens´s Counsels will be formed this way as we make our appointments from among persons we know within our own communities and municipalities without the involvement of institutions far removed from our real presence in this world. We need real municipal autonomy, real democracy, without political parties and without money becoming the prime mover throughout the electoral process.

This July 2nd we wake up clamoring for A REAL DEMOCRACY WITHOUT POLITICAL PARTIES AND WITHOUT THE IFE, TOTALLY REPUDIATING THEM ALL AS VEHICLES TOWARDS A REAL DEMOCRACY.

CATEGORICAL REJECTION OF OFFICIAL RESULTS OF THE JULY 1RST ELECTIONS.

THE ORGANIZATION OF A GENERAL STRIKE BY CITIZENS (which may come, to a great extent, as “a strike of the unemployed” –an idea fraught with possibilities: this way all the “ninis” [the “neithernors” who neither work nor study] will be engaged in a real, unremunerated occupation, as any good housewife is, and will learn thereby a great number of interesting and useful things to harness their way on “the path that has a heart”… a most valuable preparation towards the exercise of a REAL DEMOCRACY NOW!

EN ESPAÑOL: #YoSoy132 http://www.mama-doc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=8&Itemid=12

 

NEW YEAR'S COMMENT.

My friends’ and acquaintances’ attitudes at the moment of welcoming this New Year, charged with so many apocalyptic forebodings, have been quite a surprise to me: I have witnessed a great deal of hope last night, among those who surrounded one another with their good vibes -with their hugging and endearments-, that somehow the great changes looming before us will lead to a better world. Great faith that we have at last reached that “critical mass” in the “development of consciousness” among human beings -of the divine essence that inhabits human begins- to allow us to work out together the miraculous transmutation of what has been wrong in the past with what will be right in the future.

In a language more political than mystical, I would speak of leaving behind the behavioral patterns that were imposed upon us as a result of fictions interwoven during over two-hundred years of a certain derangement of human intelligence resulting from elements that have little or nothing to do with truth and much to do with the dark interests of “entities” divorced from beauty, justice and the good.

I ate many grapes without counting them and without promising myself anything for next year. I would be happy to be able to continue doing, as best I can, what I have been doing for a long time now in the hope that by this time next year we will all be able to share a wholesome and abundant table, one that will include everyone instead of just some of us: a universal table that will feed us body and soul, realizing for each and everyone the sacrament of communion to which the beauty of the world invites us. So that we are able to share in plenitude the gifts of love that, as being created in the image of God, we shall be able to give to one another.

www.institutosimoneweil.net (clic on English at the top...)

June 23, 2012

 

FACING THESE ELECTIONS AND THE ON-GOIN SUPPOSED “WAR ON DRUGS”… I HAVE POSTED THESE TWO MESSAGES OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS (IN SPANISH) AT THE YAHOO GROUPS SITE OF VIVE CON DROGAS! … MY MESSAGES TO THAT PAGE HAVE BEEN IN THE HUNDREDS OVER THE YEARS…

VIVE CON DROGAS... VCD! MESSAGE NO. 2742

I SAY AND REPEAT that seeking legalization is counterproductive…concentrating ton the demand by way of civil disobedience in favor or DEPENALIZATION OF ITS SALE AND USE has always been the sound path. Use should be left up to the criteria of adults, parents and children… Just as the “under aged” should be allowed to express their sexuality without fear of being sent to jail, young people should be able to use the grass within a non-repressive family atmosphere. It is the best medicine yet that we have ever had for oh so many things and to decriminalize its use would mean bringing down medicinal costs in a surprising and desirable way. And its use in the family would help to breach the distance among generations.

Let’s see when you will catch on… amiguitos! My little ol’ pals…

www.institutosimoneweil.net

www.mama-doc.com

TO VCD! MESSAGE SENT JUNE 23rd… AGAINST VICTIMLESS CRIMES…

Which by definition should not be cataloged as criminal… Of course this runs counter to many businesses… including prostitution which, liberated from the prejudices that maintain it as a semi-prohibited activity, would not have the same results as now. Billion dollar profits would disappear. But also the slavery of large segments of the world’s population would be immensely curtailed. Javier Sicilia should remember things that in his busy comings and goings he appears to forget. That trip throughout large segments of the United States at the very moment of the elections, when he could have helped lead a movement for the massive nullification of the votes, appears to me as being undertaken at the worst possible time and to be totally wasteful of the opportunity of putting at the very forefront the great common cause of liberating all consensual activity… that such activity CANNOT, SHOULD NOT, reasonably speaking at least, CARRY ANY SORT OF PENALTY WITH IT.

THE STATE THERE HAS NOTHING TO DO, AND THAT IS THAT! Do not count on me to pay a tax for the purchase of what I will no longer restrict myself from growing freely, for family use. SACRED PLANTS ARE NOT FOR PROFIT MAKING, JUST FOR CURING!

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