The 9th Soul

Battle For The Net

Posted in internet news, politics, Random, security by Fated Blue on September 10, 2014

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon?On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet.If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here: https://battleforthenet.com/sept10thEveryone else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown: http://tumblr.fightforthefuture.org/post/96020972118/be-a-part-of-the-great-internet-slowdown Get creative! Don’t let us tell you what to do. See you on the net September 10th!

via Battle For The Net.

RACISM AND WHY WE SHOULD NOT JUST FORGET ABOUT IT

Posted in politics, security by Fated Blue on November 9, 2013

Racism is a something we’ve all seen. Many people fail to consider that race isn’t a genetic class, but a synthetic classification of individuals with no scientifically variable facts. The term “Race” seemed to have stemmed from how people view other faces and ideas that we are not used or accustomed to.  In U.S. history, the definition of the label “white” has modified over time, eventually adding groups.

Different groups, principally those that hailed from Africa, the ones we call Latinos, Native American, people from the Pacific, and the Asians, have found worldwide acceptance to be difficult. The irregular border of ethnicities touches instructional and economic chance, political illustration, also as financial gain, health and social quality of individuals of colour. This simply states how not being culturally “normal” can hinder the social acceptance of an individual in certain instances such as Africans being reduced to being slaves and how they are not allowed to be on the same level as the “whites” or how the Native Americans, the true founders of America, were treated as savages who only wanted to retain the lands their ancestors passed on to them.

Where does it all begin, you ask? There are several ideas thrown around on however racism began, although the reality lies within the history of man. Before individuals were ready to travel and had knowledge of the different kinds of “humans”, we had a tendency to preponderantly stay within the same reasonably space with pretty much the same individuals. As humans, we have a tendency to fear things that were totally different, and were lacked the ability to face those sorts of things. All this modified once we did, in fact, get this level of human advancement; however the worry never really went away. The reality is racism began as shortly as individuals faced those of various races. In this regard, humanity’s natural instinct is to fear the things it does not recognize as occurring naturally or is naturally peaceful. Humans have survived as the dominant species because of this instinct yet this primal instinct has now become the driver of human segregation or discrimination.

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9/11 Remembered: POV from space last September 11 2001

Posted in politics, security, technology by Fated Blue on September 9, 2011

Grabbed from this site

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It saddens me how religion and politics never help each other.

Remember 9/11 this Sunday at 8:46 AM; wherever you are.

Osama Bin Laden is “dead”; LOL at OBAMA Bin Laden is dead on Fox!

Posted in politics, security by Fated Blue on May 2, 2011

So you probably have read or heard it somewhere. Americans go celebrate this “event” and may proceed to renew their drunken state for a few weeks via parties and nothing but sex, sex, and more sex.

I’m not here to say I’m a skeptic and shit but I just hope it’s not one of those “he’s really alive but we’d like to say he’s dead because we’re doing inhumane things to him to reveal WMDs and secret plans and stuff” conspiracies.

And have you heard about Fox’s recent typo accident?

In any case, may those who died from 10 years ago may finally be put to rest.

My Name Is Memory= Fallen Rip-off?

Posted in life, security by Fated Blue on January 23, 2011

First things first: I haven’t exactly bought myself a copy of this book titled “My Name Is Memory” by Ann Brashares so it’s only safe to say that my assumptions may only apply to the following:

a. The book cover

b. The synopsis

c. The characters

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anima9 reminds you to drive FUCKING carefully

Posted in life, security by Fated Blue on September 10, 2010

The following video contains graphic scenes. This is composed of both real and theoretical footage. Take note, however, that just because some videos are theoretical doesn’t mean it can’t happen. I urge everyone to be cautious while on the road. Not just for your sake but for others as well.

A split second decision can change your life forever. Remember that.

I try to dispel the rumored “Postscript” of the Quirino Hostage Drama

Posted in Random, security by Fated Blue on August 24, 2010

I don’t know the original source, but here’s one (and another) which also declares the statement as fake.

“Mr. Mendoza was already upset even before he saw on television what the policemen did to his brother. The other tourists who remained inside the bus were complaining. Wei Ji Jiang wanted to go to the bathroom. Dao Chi Yu was hungry and the rest were just groaning and whining like they have forgotten that our lives rest in Mr. Mendoza’s hands.

The hostage taker, as you know him was really nice. He treated us okay and even let the elders and the children leave the bus. He said your policemen treated him unfairly. He was a policeman too and was accused of doing something he had no knowledge of. But your government didn’t listen so he used us to get everyone’s attention.

Things would have never turned for the worst if he didn’t see how his family was dragged out of their house and taken into custody. He was watching the news all the time as we huddled around each other behind the bus. He shouted some words in your language then started shooting in the air.

A girl about my age started screaming. Mr. Mendoza demanded her to stop but she didn’t understand English. God, he had to slash her neck with a knife just to put her to rest. Her boyfriend who tried to hit him was shot in the head. Tension was rising. You can see in his face how scared and confused he was. The bus driver ran away leaving him alone with strangers from a distant land. I can see him walking across the aisle, sometimes pointing his machine gun to one of the tourists. But he tried his best not to hurt us, especially those who really cooperate.

I guess its in your nature not to inflict pain on others unless it was necessary. I remember him saying that he will free us before sundown and implored us to forget everything when we return home. But his words don’t matter now.

The policemen were trying to force their way in, while we all lied down to shield ourselves from bullets. Mister Mendoza blindly shoots at his enemies which I think kept them from rescuing us. I hear sobs under the chairs. Some were even shouting the names of their loved ones even when the air merely eat their words. Kevin Tang tried to escape when the glass door was was shattered, but one shot and he slumped on the floor with blood gushing from his mouth. Heavy rain pitter-pattered on the rooftop. In old Chinese saying, it means an end to a struggle.

Finally, somebody was able to open the escape hatch at the back of the bus. Freedom. But I knew Mister Mendoza was still alive. I knew he was just waiting for a chance to strike back at his enemies. So I told those around me not to escape. Let the authorities come for us instead. Then there was gunfire. He was firing at his enemies with a machine gun.

Those who were at the escape hatch fled abandoning us once again. It’s like a nightmare with no end and to wake up means a certain death. Then somebody from outside the bus threw a canister. It forced out a black smoke that is so painful to the eyes and putrid smelling to the nose. People started screaming. We cannot breathe. Some ran in front of the bus but Mister Mendoza warned them of stray bullets.

It was too late. One was hit on the head, the other was hit on the shoulders. Bullets were now flying. Its like the authorities thought we were all dead.

Mister Mendoza finally admits his mistake and said sorry to everyone, dead or alive. He then ran towards the front of the bus where he would meet his maker. As he passed by my chair with bullets whistling overhead, I clutched my hand on the velvet curtain and wrapped it around my face. All I could think of was to stay alive – for my child who is waiting for me back in Xinjang.

“I know I will survive, I will come home.”

Bang Lu Min
Survivor, Quirino Bloodbath

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