Subject: False Reality Bites My Buzzcut!
Date: 24 Jan 1997 00:00:00 GMT
From: "Myrkury" <MyRK@VOICENET.com>
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You know what makes me sick to my stomach? I'll tell ya, its sharing a
good cry with Sam Donaldson. Thats right just last night I was watching
Sam and Cokie blather on Larry King live and Sam nearly came to tears when
he was discussing the way nobody even bothered to pretend in the existance
of an objective reality. Now if the alien intelligence that lives in
Sam's toupee finds this hearbreaking despite its plans for world
domination how do you think I felt?
Now I'm sure that my use of BIGWORDS in the above paragraph has caused
many of you to choose to ignore what I have to say, but you cannot ignore
me on this matter. My truth will presnt itself to you at all times and in
all ways. Every time gravity works or drinking beer makes you
piss..reality is right there laughing at you. Imagine I hold up some
fingers and ask you to tell me how many. You say two. Well the fact is I
was holding up three fingers and you could see them but you were so stupid
and contrary that you continue to insist I was holding up two fingers.
Now its the next day and you spent the entire evening going around telling
people that I am an evil liar and a sore looser and how I really did only
hold up two fingers, everyone I speak to believes you about the fingers.
In fact not only does everyone believe I held up two fingers..but they
believe that I am an evil liar and you are my noble victim. Why do you
think I hate you so?
Worthless peasant oafs have always preferred to avoid rational thought
and this is okay because if they did think rationally they would kill
themselves before getting around to fixing my carbeurator. But when
literate people cease to understand or care about the nature of objective
reality we are all in trouble. And when the mighty and influential begin
to tell everyone that it is okay to ignore the actual physical bodies and
actions that make up our universe and choose from a chinese menu of
possible realities we are in shit deep enough to make the evil alien
perched on Sam Donaldson's head cry.
Oh, I guess I used BIGWORDS again, so for a second time you have ignored
me. Well eat strichnine and die you turds. So you are thinking about the
nature of perception and epistemology and the like, and you are coming up
with brilliant philisophical retorts. Again I must say drop dead crap for
brains cause thats just what insane powers that be want you to do. I
ain't talking about that stuff. I'm talking about stuff like this:
>Actually, no church claims to have the infallibly correct truth but two:
>the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. Oddly,
>these are also the only two who recognize all seven sacraments, the
>need for apostolic succession, and have at least 1000 years of common
>history between them, acknowledged by both.
This is not real or true, what is real and true is that there are some
protestant Christians who believe the above to be true. And what about
> > ...Amnesty International study showed that 62 innocent people have
> > executed in the US since the turn of the century.
> Another study from Boston has examined each of those cases and
> determined that all but one were guilty.
Again, neither of these statements are true. The actual truth of the
matter is that by one unmentioned standard there are at least 62
identifiable instances of people who probably didn't commit a crime
getting executed. The actual truth of the matter is that some of those 62
were probably guilty and some of the guilty were probably actually
This willful denial of objective truth presents a difference of opinion
as a dispute over facts. This is why I cry, because we have been told
that bias=lies. Niche marketing has been applied to reality. Used to be
that a news outlet reported the facts and then spun then to suit the
biases of the owners of the outlet. Folks of every opinion could watch
the same newscast, agree on the facts presented and decide for themselves
if the opinion and style of the pleased or annoyed them. Somebody figured
out that only those pleased by the bias of a particular media outlet would
buy the coffee mug and T-shirt. So we got reporting of marketable
opinions as truth. We are told the outcomes of studies rather than the
nature of the thing studied itself.
WHEN PERCEPTION BECOMES REALITY WE ARE ALL EVIL, WE ARE ALL LIARS, WE ARE
ALL THE MAN
Rev. Myrkury, Bishop of Buzzcuts
Steel Toad Temple
P.S. This is very poorly written and makes little sense. What I was
trying to say is that when one asserts something one ought to have a ready
explanation of the basis for the assertion