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Lynn Lockhart
Sun, Jan 24, 10:44 PM (13 hours ago)
Your recent piece on the mistaken identity of the shovel hook is a great illustration of the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect. Your expertise in the subject matter allows you to instantly see the errors in a certain piece of journalism. The important thing is to remember that ALL reporting is as poor as the reporting on subjects of your expertise.
"Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. In Murray's case, physics. In mine, show business. You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely no understanding of either the facts or the issues. Often, the article is so wrong it actually presents the story backward—reversing cause and effect. I call these the "wet streets cause rain" stories. Paper's full of them.
"In any case, you read with exasperation or amusement the multiple errors in a story, and then turn the page to national or international affairs, and read as if the rest of the newspaper was somehow more accurate about Palestine than the baloney you just read. You turn the page, and forget what you know."
Michael Crichton

Lynn, thank you.
I never heard of this.
Michael Crichton, in my book was one of the best science-fiction writers of the 20th century.
I have noted the following false, error-ridden and delusional reporting, in my research, compared to study of the primary sources. First, let me say that I had a nice conversation about primary sources with a pastor after his service this Sunday. He has a degree in history and is the only man I have met who has read either, and he has read both, of the following documents that people believe pronouncements about without having read them:
-The Magna Carta, which we are told is a manifesto of freedom, when it is declaration of enslavement
-The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin, in which he argues against his theory, an argument obscured by is so-called followers.
So, the fact that most college graduates have read documents describing the Magna Carta which are thrice as long as it, and not read it, points to the slave mind, the bond-servant of the soul. As the pastor told me, "I don't care what you have to say about the Magna Carta, I want to read it, and here we are, having read the same source and come away with the same impression. These primary documents are manifestos and are short. Until you get into the Federalist papers it's an easy read."
So, on with the areas where I am highly knowledgeable through experience, experiment and primary source reading, in which reporting is the opposite of my knowledge, with sources cited:
-Boxing mechanics, the study cited above
-Boxing history: World Book Encyclopedia, The Ring magazine, Encyclopedia of Martial Arts
-Self-defense, Black Belt magazine and every martial arts magazine I ever read, most certified martial arts instructors
-Knife use in crime and defense, almost all of hundreds of such sources as cited above
-Crime in Baltimore Maryland, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore Sun and the FBI, all present stats I know to be false and manipulated and misrepresented
-African Americans, of whom I have been closely associated with more individuals than all of the hundreds of non African Americans who write on the subject that I know of, who claim the following monolithic truths to be evident:
...Alt-Right authorities like Jared Taylor and Paul Kersey, say AA are all idiot savages incapable of civility, when I find them generally more civil than European Americans in person, if far more prone to violence
-Liberal and conservative journalists, almost every single one in all media, pronounce AA to have no agency and to be totally witless dupes of Caucasians, who commit crimes robotically without free will, when I find these folk just as likely to be free-minded as college-educated Caucasians.
-Leftists, of all races, claim that African Americans are non-violent, morally superior, Christ-like multitude of martyrs, who are all "brothers and sisters," counter to my many experiences over many years that no group of people is more likely to "throw" their own "under the bus" than these folks and are, according to my singular research, 40 times more often violent tan other folks.
Everybody, on all 4 points of the compass, lie about African Americans about their condition and their nature.
-Plantation America, misrepresented as Colonial America by all academics is the most soaring lie of all, a lie I have spent 11 books debunking. Yet Americans are incapable of believing that more than one race of people were held in bondage in Plantation America and are resistant to plain definitions of fact in almost every case.
My conclusion, is that the Gell-man amnesia effect explained by Crichton [RIP] is a programmed redaction of reality within the pseudo-consciousness of the brain-washed bio-bot that is the mewing, post-human occupant of the ongoing delusion that is Modernity. I think that the Invasion of the Body-snatchers has already occurred, and that 90% of humanity, has been reduced to a fear and compliance-prodded herd of subhuman morality-bots. Most of us are already androids, incapable of even dreaming of electric sheep. Why build us from hardware when the Steerage Cult Fiends can simply install delusions to blind our minds and corrode our souls into our mortal bodies, which will compliantly return to dust and not clutter the world like Asimov's deactivated robots or America's abandoned shopping carts and automobiles?
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