knowledge Throughout history humans
have formed groups that hold knowledge close.
By doing so these groups
gain an advantage by using specialized knowledge.
Obvious examples of a
material advantage can be seen in armaments.
Steel long sword, short and
long bow, then gunpowder, bullets and finally
most obvious examples of a spiritual or psychological advantage can still be
seen in the major institutionalized religious centers of Christianity, Islam,
Buddhism that drew people in off the land and into
knowledge it is proprietary
has created adverse effects for the human race.
knowledge includes the true
activities in Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Iraq and Afghanistan.
knowledge includes chemical industry knowledge that
ethers, perchlorate and
are harmful to the environment and to human health.
always search for strategic advantages
to access proprietary knowledge have always been erected.
Corporations, just like individuals, can easily become reactive and
spread themselves thin as they vainly
seek to sense and respond to all stimuli.
Unless they have a clear
sense of direction that can help them filter and
prioritize knowledge flows that
matter, they will
be easily distracted.
"Filtering knowledge flows and engaging
with knowledge flow participants matters little if we lack the ability to apply
the knowledge acquired.
Once a critical mass of knowledge flows is
achieved, flows begin to concentrate at an increasing rate and the value
generated from these flows grows exponentially." - John Hagel III and John
A shift is now underway in which it is easier to access
unknown knowledge flows due to the internet.
This shift undermines the
structural advantage of knowledge barriers erected by corporations by
systematically reducing those barriers.
"The free use of scientific
discoveries is increasingly limited by legal ownership over their applications.
In the realm of biomedical science, the traditional free exchange of information,
strains of organisms, and so forth is crumbling because
genetically engineered micro-organisms can now be patented;
that is, made into property.
In the past, scientific progress was based
on coöperation more than competition: People shared new results in
journals and through informal exchange, protected by their university salaries
from the compulsion to profit
financially from their work.
Now that careers depend in part on
corporate research funding and now that researchers and
universities have a pecuniary interest in patenting results,
a new era of secrecy has dawned.
It originates from the profit
potential inherent in the patentability of new
Contrary to the
Founders' intentions, intellectual property in
this case stymies scientific development, because
science progresses by building on
the results of previous science.
When the incentive is to conceal instead of
reveal, this is no longer possible.
What else could we expect from
the conversion of scientific
knowledge into property, which is nothing else than
the enclosure of part of the
commons into a private holding?" - Charles Eisenstein
Intellectual property rights were
initiated to compensate the creator of an original work - not to protect
the withholding of scientific
knowledge that could help alleviate human misery for one hundred years
while filling the coffers of the
international corporation with ill-gotten gains.
corporations to withhold proprietary knowledge that could benefit the human
race is immoral and constitutes a crime against humanity.
proprietary knowledge ownership by
is paid for with avoidable human
suffering and avoidable loss
of human life.
sight environmental impact studies to point out that federal land-use plans for
national parks and forests will have long-term negative effects on the
Feds stop conducting environmental impact studies and begins shuttering
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) libraries.
2004 Department of Education data shows public charter
schools, promoted as a solution to public school woes, are lagging regular
public schools in performance.
Solution: Feds stop collecting data on
charter school performance.
mandated annual State Department report on international terrorism
showed that terrorism worldwide is on the rise.
Solution: Feds stop
inclusion of statistics on international terrorism.
2006 Feds decide public information in many federal libraries
should no longer be publically available.
Thousands of people lose
access to research materials as the US government closes and downsizes
libraries that house collections vital to scientific investigation and the
enforcement of environmental laws.
The work of
John C. Mather, leading to the astrophysicist's sharing of the 2006 Nobel Prize
in Physics for shedding new light on the
Big Bang theory of creation, was
done at the NASA library in Greenbelt, Maryland one of the libraries slated for
"It is completely
absurd. The library is a
national treasure. It is probably the single strongest library for space
science and engineering." - John C. Mather, 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics
The political solutions of
information withdrawal cover-up corporate wrongdoing and grease the wheels of
The GSA headquarters library where patrons conduct
research on real estate,
government finance is
headquarters library collects literature for government scientists and citizens
on the effects of radiation exposure is shuttered.
Environmental Protection Agency headquarters
library as well as the chemical library in the nation's capital that helped
toxicologists assess health effects of
chemicals as well as
regional libraries in Chicago,
Kansas City and Dallas
EPA libraries handled more than 134,000 research
requests the previous year.
EPA libraries house and catalog an estimated
50,000 documents on environmental issues
available nowhere else, serve as the institutional repositories for internal
documentation and commercially published literature about a broad array of
environmental topics including the Clean Air Act,
mercury and pesticides, and
global climate change and operate public reading rooms that provide access to
EPA publications and databases.
information generated with taxpayer dollars is now not available to the public
and the scientists who need it.
This is the beginning of the
elimination of all these government libraries.
We have an
administration that does not have a commitment to access to information." -
Emily Sheketoff, American Library Association's
Library Association (MLA) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences
Libraries (AAHSL) wish to express our concern regarding the $2.5 million cut to
the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library Network that was included in
the FY07 President's budget request.
This $2.5 million cut would reduce
the EPA Library Network's budget by 80%. The EPA has already begun to shut down
its libraries and to reassign staff.
We understand that EPA library
services are now greatly reduced or no longer available to the general public
in agency regional offices serving 19 states." - Jean Shipman, AHIP, President
Medical Library Association & Logan Ludwig, President Association of
Academic Health Sciences Libraries
"We understand that the EPA is
in the process of closing libraries and dispersing and destroying materials.
Over the past 36 years, EPA libraries have accumulated a vast and
invaluable trove of public health and environmental information, including at
least 504,000 books and reports, 3,500 journal titles, 25,000 maps, and 3.6
million information objects on microfilm.
EPA officials are dismantling
what is likely one of our country's most comprehensive and accessible
collections of environmental materials.
These actions are being
undertaken in accordance with the budget request the President submitted for
fiscal year 2007.
Congress, however, has approved neither the
President's 2007 budget request nor the library closure." - Bart Gordon,
Ranking Member Committee on Science; John D. Dingell, Ranking Member Committee
on Energy and Commerce; Henry Waxman, Ranking Member Committee on Government
Reform; James L. Oberstar, Ranking Member Committee on Transportation and
On March 20, 2007 a memorandum from Daniel B.
Mulhollan, the director of the Congressional Research Service, directed
all agency staffers to not allow any information to be disseminated to the
The Congressional Research Service in the past released
information that it had gleaned at taxpayer's expense.
The idea was the
spreading of knowledge gathered at the public's expense.
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new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The
author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has
forged a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has
been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their
agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race.
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Way of the Lumière Infinie - a rational gnostic mystery religion based
on reason which requires no leap of faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme
leader, no church buildings and in which each and every individual is
encouraged to develop a personal relation with the Creator and Sustainer
through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality in the hope of curing the
spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human spirit. The tenets of the
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violence that is already occurring due to the international corporate cartels
desire to control the human race. The international corporate cartel already
controls the world economic system, corporate media worldwide, the global
industrial military entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse
of morals, the elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of
global ecosystems. Civilization is based on coöperation. Coöperation
does not occur at the point of a gun.
American social mores and values
have declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international
cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to
deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional
buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior
corporate media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction
of the family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to
the corrupt international elites vision of a perfect world. Through distraction
and coercion the direction of thought of the bulk of the population has been
directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that
further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.
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