Insightful newsletter of Drishtikone: Issue #163 - Night of Collective Villainy

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“Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again. That is why every man's story is important, eternal, sacred; that is why every man, as long as he lives and fulfills the will of nature, is wondrous, and worthy of consideration. In each individual the spirit has become flesh, in each man the creation suffers, within each one a redeemer is nailed to the cross.” ― Hermann Hesse , Demian: Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend


We are the world.

For, we represent one distinct point on the collective curve of our global, national, and social consciousness.

When our consciousness shifts. And if that shift is powerful and remarkable enough to impact the collective consciousness of the social, national, and even global energy, the world of today, then, cannot curse the coming generation with its stink and crimes.

It is up to us to make that break. Raise our voice. Look for answers. Not from dogmas or failed ideologies forwarded as cosmic truths. But from our inner search. Together we can bring about a change in the global consciousness.

For, we ARE the world!


translation magic by Google

We have been discussing how the Chinese and the Democratic party are aligned on an ideological and political level to ensure Joe Biden’s victory. And, the large Tech companies are also hand-in-glove with this cabal.

Let us see the absolutely blatant game of chicanery that is going on in the Google world.

So, I opened the English to Chinese (Traditional) translation page in Google and typed the words “joe biden just lost the election”. Simple, right? Google translated it dutifully.

Then I opened another tab right next to this and copied the Chinese translation on the right and this time did a Chinese to English translation. And, voila - now it says “joe biden just won the election.” No matter how you play it, their software’s intelligence knows what to say!

It is that deep-rooted!

This is how Google fools via its algorithms. It is well nigh impossible that Google’s AI translation logic is so messed up that it cannot translate a phrase back and forth correctly!

For, if that is the case, then Google needs to start its whole Artificial Intelligence crap all over again!

dagger of values and the dark night of collective villainy

Maharashtra is the largest state in economic terms in India. It contributes roughly 14% of the country’s GDP. In nominal GDP terms, it is a bit higher than the national nominal GDP of the Philippines.

Which is an apt metaphor.

Earlier this year, on May 5th, 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte, unhappy with the attitude of one TV Channel - ABS-CBN - which did not provide him with the privileges that he demanded, shut the channel down.

And, with that 11,000 jobs were in dark.

Maharashtra Chief Minister, Udhhav Thackeray got the opportunity to lead the state because he broke his alliance with the BJP and joined hands with the NCP and Congress after the election results. Even when his party, Shiv Sena and BJP had fought the polls together on joint election promises which were very different from those of the Congress and/or NCP.

On his own, with 56 seats, many of which were made possible due to his alliance with PM Modi’s party, he couldn’t aspire to be the Chief Minister.

With cases pending against the NCP leaders for corruption (Source) and Congress’ handling, rather rumors of it being implicit in the entire 26/11 attack and its scheming by ISI (Digvijay Singh and his actions); and now the mess that Shiv Sena has progressively gotten itself into with the Sushant Singh Rajput case, what we have is a rule of the corrupt and the conspiring.

In that scenario, we have the megalomaniac despot - Uddhav Thackeray - who has, in the most brazen attack on news media that is critical of him and his government’s decisions, used his bureaucracy as a hit squad to spectacularly plunge the state into an autocratic tyrannical rule.

The rule of the corrupt helped by the underperforming, jealous, compromised, and venal media houses have now started targeting the TV channels that have stood up to Thackerays’ tyranny.

The popularity of such channels underscores the sentiment of the people of the state.

It does not matter whether Arnab Goswami is the most respected journalist in the country ever, or not. It does not matter whether he is worth tuning into every night or not.

What matters is that Arnab Goswami voices the tremendous discontent and anger of 114 million Maharashtrians!

This one statement from Republic TV encapsulates indubitably the treachery and perfidy of the Maharashtra government.

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The unmistakable silence of the media and press groups, emanating from the suspected connivance and collusion with the political cabal in Maharashtra shows the role that the press in India is playing.

Corruption in India is a necessity for the corrupt and the ruling class. It is the ticket to the personal glory of those who have perpetrated its tentacles and worked hard to embed it into our daily lives. People in general are not corrupt. The system is loaded to reward and empower the corrupt.

As the new system and national order pushes the anti-venom, these players find their livelihoods from crimes and blood. vanishing.

They have always used the “dagger of values” to stab those who stood up to their deceit and crimes. But in the new scenario, the very values they always espoused - freedom of the press - is precisely what their clique is so overtly trampling upon.

As they wait in the murky and dark corners of the criminal alleys.

Hoping no one would recognize them. And that they can walk away yet again.

To stab another one who stands up to the corrupt social order - with the “Dagger of Values.”

Values, of press freedoms, that they jointly gang-raped in the dark night of collective villainy.

nota bene

Christian Michel had access to confidential docs: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed that Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the VVIP chopper deal, had access to confidential information pertaining to the transaction, which he allegedly shared with top officials of Agusta-Westland, eight months before changes were finalized by government officials. Michel sent “three confidential documents namely, revised operational requirements (ORs) of January 2006 for VVIP helicopters, field evaluation report of S-92 helicopter and contents of technical evaluation committee report dated February 2007 belonging to IAF to the top officials of AgustaWestland,” CBI alleged in its latest charge sheet. CBI also alleged that Michel had “conduits and contacts in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Indian Air Force (IAF)”. Michel, during his interrogation by investigating agencies, has denied association with several “incriminating” dispatches sent to AgustaWestland officials. (Source)

Pak in Grey: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world’s top anti-terrorism monitoring group, on Friday voted to keep Pakistan on a grey list for the Imran Khan government’s failure to fully comply with a 27-point action plan handed to it, people familiar with the matter said. (Source)

Happy-endings mess up brains: Humans are hard-wired to prefer memories with a 'happy ending.' However, the effects of past decision-making experience can have an impact on the next decisions. Research suggests that our best interests depend on the decisions we make based on past memories. A new study reported in The Journal of Neuroscience said that two separate brain areas are stimulated and interact while making choices based on previous experiences. Despite beginning poorly, they will lead one to overestimate experiences that end well and undervalue experiences that end badly despite starting well-even though both are similarly beneficial overall. (Source)

NO Santa at the Macy Parade this year: Macy's said Santa Claus won't be greeting kids at its flagship New York store this year due to the coronavirus, interrupting a holiday tradition started nearly 160 years ago.  More than a quarter of a million people come to see Santa at Macy's in Midtown Manhattan each year, the company said, making it hard to create a safe environment during a pandemic.  (Source)

World’s first 3200 MP camera: Scientists at the Menlo Park, California-based SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have taken the world's first 3,200-megapixel digital photos, using an advanced imaging device that's built to explore the universe."We will measure and catalog something like 20 billion galaxies." said Steven Kahn, director of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile. That observatory is where the world's largest digital camera will become the centerpiece of a monumental effort to map the night sky. The camera will spend 10 years capturing the most detailed images of the universe ever taken.   (Source)

breath-taking nature

These are two videos from the Timelab pro company. They create films about cities and events around the world. These two videos are from Switzerland and Italy (Alps). They are a visual treat! Just switch them on, sit back and have a breath-taking 2 minutes or so each. Absolutely a visual treat.

A break from the usual videos today.

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