Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Rotoscoping My Norman Lear: Resemble Marcus Welby

Ahmadinejad Predicts Chavez Will Return Alongside Jesus, Hidden Imam
I've been thinking about how we can have all these shows, these so-called entertainments, all pointedly about what's going around us, and featuring various clearly identifiable personality types, but - according to they who share those various clearly identifiable personality types - it's all just so much "stuff". These works are, most definitely, not about them.
A newly released digital edition of the four books of LDS or Mormon scripture—the Holy Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price—includes editorial changes that reflect a shifting official view on issues like polygamy, the Church’s history of racism, and the historicity of LDS scripture.

So, drifting along, the "thinking" goes, Lisa Simpson doesn't represent any of the millions of annoying Whole Foods-shopping ubernerds, aggressively bugging the bejesus out of everyone as they unthinkingly gobble up the Left's politically correct, and self-declared as morally superior, obsession with "nature" as a brand. No, no, that's just Lisa, cartooning's sensitive little yellow girl with pointy hair. There's no connection to reality whatsoever, even of there always seems to be a boatload of dreadlocked white girls-with-a-complex in every Whole Foods I've ever encountered.

Getting [back] to my usual kick-that-dead-horse-and-I'll-bet-she'll-go point, whether it's all the new movies about cults, all the new TV shows about cults, all the new games about cults, or all the new theatrical productions about cults - and, I should point out, I started this blog predicting this particular cult confluence would eventually come into being - the very last thing anyone should ponder (especially if they're living on the coasts, where a lot of this is activity takes place) is if they, themselves, are actually the subject of all this creativity.
Strikingly choreographed spirit-cleansing rituals give way to supportive or divisive group dynamics - and the person scapegoated may not be the one you expect.
A scapegoat - those "spirit-cleansing rituals" ensure the guilty parties run free. It started for me "back in the day", when I was hanging with some very charming, aggressive, and highly intelligent speed freaks,s who'd regularly tear apart telephones "accidentally" in an effort to fix them - usually with a television on, showing the charming, aggressive, and highly intelligent Animaniacs destroying everything behind them. 

 *Click* Shutter. Shudder. Got it. Government personified.
Interestingly, the President's twitter account, chavezcandanga, gained 75.000 new followers after the news of his death.
Now they're hinting Hillary Clinton - psychic Jean Houston's buddy - is in line to be President of the United States. Don't know why or what for yet. Probably being psychic Jean Houston's buddy. Pay no mind to the unreality of it all and, for God's sake, keep talking about feminism. Let a gay guy do it. Let Bill Clinton speak.
What’s sad is how much we need her. The ideal has to exist out there somewhere. Someone has to say the Right Thing and wear the Right Ensemble and Effortlessly Frost Dozens of Minicupcakes.

Ha! Again I say, pay it no mind. I'm solid on that. You're compelled to burn sage, or go out in "nature", so what? I'm sure there's a very good reason for that, and it's all being handled reasonably and maturely, because we're 21st Century-educated Americans and we think these things through.
Many young people turned to drugs and immoral lifestyles; these youth became known as hippies. They went without bathing, wore dirty, ragged, unconventional clothing, and deliberately broke all codes of politeness or manners. Rock music played an important part in the hippie movement and had great influence over the hippies. Many of the rock musicians they followed belonged to Eastern religious cults or practiced Satan worship.

In cartoons, you can run right off a cliff and - as long as your feet keep moving - hang in the air. That's a pretty good description of how spirituality "works", too, if you ask me. The Ponzi Scheme, before it falls apart. Look around. You can believe what you want to believe? That's a lot of pretentious insecure people fooling themselves (Bob Wright in a nutshell) and too few equipped to help them.

But I'm rooting for 'em, now, whether they want it or not,...