"Beware of those who would use
violence, too often it is
violence they want and neither truth
1. a public display or performance, esp a
showy or ceremonial one.
2. a thing or person seen as unusual: he makes
a spectacle of himself.
3. a strange or interesting object or phenomenon
mid-14c., "specially prepared or arranged display," from Old French
spectacle "sight, spectacle, Roman games" (13c.), from Latin spectaculum "a
public show, spectacle, place from which shows are seen," from spectare "to
view, watch, behold," frequentative form of specere "to look at," from PIE
*spek- "to observe"
millionaire is only the
average dishwasher dressed in a new suit."
Festivals in ancient Rome
were an important part of Roman religious life during both the Republican and
Imperial eras, and one of the primary features of the Roman calendar.
Feriae ("holidays" in the sense of "holy days"; singular also feriae or
dies ferialis) were either public (publicae) or private (privatae).
State holidays were celebrated by the Roman people and received public
Games (ludi), such as the Ludi Apollinares, were not
technically feriae, but the days on which they were celebrated were dies festi,
holidays in the modern sense of days off work.
Although feriae were
paid for by the state, ludi were often funded by wealthy individuals.
Marcus Terentius Varro defined feriae as "days instituted for the sake
of the gods."
Religious rites were performed on the feriae, and public
business was suspended.
This plagued commerce as there was many
festivals: 13 in January, 16 in February, 17 in March, 16 in April, 14 in May,
19 in June, 16 in July, 18 in August, 7 in September(grain harvest), 13 in
October, 8 in November, 19 in December - for a total of 176 festival days a
1960 Tall Story, a romantic comedy, premiers starring
Anthony Perkins with Jane Fonda in her
first screen role.
Jane Fonda goes to college to get married but
Anthony Perkins is secretly propositioned, via
a radio message, by a
gambling syndicate to lose a key game to a
visiting Russian team.
Perkins refuses to do this, but is unable to
return the money that appears as he does not know who is behind the attempted
Rather than throw the
game, a moral Perkins decides to deliberately fail an ethics exam, which
automatically disqualifies him from playing.
Perkins ethics professor,
Leo Sullivan, is coming under student and faculty pressure to reverse the
failure and give him a passing grade.
Sullivan refuses to do this on
the ethics principle of equality.
Coach mentions something about
education getting in the way of sports.
Sullivan gets arrested after
calling the arresting officer a
consenting to give Perkins an oral retest while
the game is in
After this academics in US colleges and universities took
a backstage to sports.
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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. Religious intolerance occurs
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persons due to their religious ideology. This web site marks the founding of a
system of philosophy named The Truth of the 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
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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
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This web site in no way condones violence. To the contrary the
intent here is to reduce the 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.
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 mass 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
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directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that
further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.
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