What about this?

What if we unpacked all our stuff at the supermarkets and shops and refused to take products home in plastic? It drives me crazy that I have to almost need an electric saw to get something out of it all the wrapping – cardboard and solid plastic glaring at me in defiance.

This kind of thing is really over the top!

I reckon if all the litter produced from unpacking this lot, were left at the shop to dispose of, we, as a species, would eventually become more frugal in the amount of resources we waste just on packaging!

And what about this? Percolating and marinading nicely in plastic for us to consume…..in resources and the cost to our environment as waste.

Are we nuts?

Yes – completely.

Advertisements

What to do if you can’t pay on your Playbook

Ok – so I’ve done it – bought my app from Blackberry World.

But I couldn’t – and I tried and tried!

This is how you do it – go to BlackberryAppWorldStore  – there seems to be a problem on the playbook – so go on WITH A COMPUTER. Sign in. Find your device name (top right) hover over it and “account settings” and “payment preferences” pop into view.

Click on “payment preferences” and log into your paypal account or set your credit card setting there.

Go back to your Playbook and purchase your app.

Works like a charm!

Who would ever KNOW for God’s sake!!!!!!!

Flipping Furious with Blackberry Playbook

I want to buy something for the first time for my Playbook. It has now driven me crazy!

Just logging on to Blackberry to get “authentification” has been a nightmare. Then – payment choice – I chose Pay Pal – but it will not log me in. So I go to Pay Pal to change my password and I can’t because it already IS my password!

So then I choose  Credt Card – give all my details and it just goes on “saving” for hours – and then highlights my name as incorrect. Well I know my bloody name!

So then I choose another credit card – same thing.

And then I choose my debit card  – same thing.

So now whoever the mob is that collects money for Blackberry World Service have my paypal details, two credit card details AND my debit card details. And I am STILL no nearer to spending a measily £5 pounds on their bloody app.

I am absolutely SIZZLING!

People Purifiers

Pity we are in the clutches of so many people purifiers.

I can’t understand why some folk are so bound up in their causes that they end up looking like members if the Inquisition. Well – I do know many antis working in the anti industry get highly paid for their activities. Just like scientists that find the exact right results in their studies to justify another grant, a bigger loan, a better career.

So there are career people purifiers that get well paid and rewarded for their efforts. They can switch from one anti stance to another just as easily as it takes them to work out the money advantage of doing so. Careers – onwards and upwards! It doesn’t really matter which people you are trying to purify – any will do – smokers, the obese, the vapers, the addicted, the drinkers – whatever – undiscovered unhealthy lifestyles are being revealed daily that will give people purifiers lots of guaranteed work for a long time yet.

But the main trouble with people purifiers is that their rhetoric, wherever it appears, is believed by the flock. The flock is what people purifiers are after – they are the ones that can be steered in the right direction and carry all other sheep along.

I live in the country. When the dogs start the sheep pouring down the hill, once they have started the flow, they just have to trot along behind and before you know it, it’s over and done.

So I stood next to a sheeple the other day, who saw my sister smoking outside in the garden. She turned to me and asked with a people purifier sneer “Hasn’t she given that up yet?”

Taurus excretum, cerebrum vice

The news is bristling with “reactions” to David Cameron’s speech.  It should be bristeling with “responses”.

If you burn yourself on the stove, you react by pulling away and saying something descriptive. That’s a reaction. To me, a reaction is not thought through, it’s a gut instinct immediate and spontaneous thing. A reponse is measured, thought through and logical.

No politician is going to give his “reaction” on TV. Everyone of them is responding.

My reaction to our “in out” referendum being promised us by the white man who speaks with forked tongue is – ” Yes mate, but you promised us that before!” and “I don’t believe a word you are saying –  taurus excretum, cerebrum vice!”

Human extinction solved!

I have been thinking.

I have been thinking about what we need to do, as a species, to with-strain ourselves from causing our own extinction.

So I have come up with this little list.

We need to get off oil.
We need a proper monetary system.
We need to get off consumerism.

If we got off oil – our governments would cease their continual war-mongering in oil rich countries.

If we got off banks – they would stop their continual greedy manipulation of the world, countries and the economy.

If we stopped our consuming, manufacturing lasting, non toxic recyclable products we would not rape the earth. 

Well that’s my first three to start with!

Darwin has half the idea – Kropotkin the other?

I have been watching Sahtouris – Sahtouris in Hamburg (very easy to watch and entertaining!)

I, personally, have a problem with Darwin. His grandfather was the one who seeded the ideas of evolution in his mind. It was a general idea circulating at the time in thinking society and he wrote his ideas down to publish as quickly as possible before Alfred Wallace did the same. Now scientists are making him into the Jesus Christ of evolution theory. What did he do to deserve this? He wrote a book! He wrote a book in which the ideas of his generation were encapsulated. Big deal. Even natural selection was vaguely understood.

According to Sahtouris, he only had half the story….
 
Kropotkin, misunderstood anarchist that he was, seems to have the other bit of evolution that Darwin missed out.
Quote
In the animal world we have seen that the vast majority of species live in societies, and that they find in association the best arms for the struggle for life: understood, of course, in its wide Darwinian sense – not as a struggle for the sheer means of existence, but as a struggle against all natural conditions unfavourable to the species. The animal species, in which individual struggle has been reduced to its narrowest limits, and the practice of mutual aid has attained the greatest development, are invariably the most numerous, the most prosperous, and the most open to further progress. The mutual protection which is obtained in this case, the possibility of attaining old age and of accumulating experience, the higher intellectual development, and the further growth of sociable habits, secure the maintenance of the species, its extension, and its further progressive evolution. The unsociable species, on the contrary, are doomed to decay.”

Elizabet Sahtouris puts two ideas together to make a very big idea that’s thought radical by neo darwinist and common or garden scientists. What do you think?