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Truly, the "hegelian mind fck" is endless!
Wednesday, 09 December 2009 05:50
by Zahir Ebrahim
Zahir Ebrahim is an ordinary researcher and writer on contemporary geopolitics, a minor justice activist, grew up in Pakistan, studied EECS at MIT, engineered for a while in high-tech Silicon Valley (patents here), and retired early to pursue other responsible interests.
To: Defending Science Editors
From: "Project Humanbeingsfirst.org" <humanbeingsfirst@gmail.com>
In Reference To: http://www.defendingscience. org/index.cfm
In Reference To: http://www.wunderground.com/ blog/JeffMasters/comment.html? entrynum=1389

Dear Defending Science Editors,

Truly, the "hegelian mind fck" is endless!

Witness the headlines: Senate Confirms David Michaels, author of "Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health" to Head OSHA.

What is the new dialectical rabbit hole? It is the book, the appointment of its author, and the article by Jeff Masters, and the amazing composition based on specious connection to demonstrate by an establishment author that the only enemy of science is that other fella from whom science must be defended, but not from the establishment. The very notion that Science is in the Service of Empire is absent from the problem formulation.

This is the classic example of what is illustrated in http://print-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2008/12/nb-on-global-warming.html

'It is also very convenient for the learned to mix up the 'highest order bit' with 'lower order bits' of a complex matter – irrespective of deliberately or inadvertently – for the plebes can hardly tell the difference. And that's just wonderful for creating clever red herrings when the latter are emphasized, and the former is ignored! Surely whatever one comes up with is always a solution to something, and that's just as undeniable as any pathetic tautology. But is it a solution to the 'most significant bit'? Has the problem itself been accurately diagnosed, and the systemic multi-lateral illness accurately mapped out to its very DNA? Not when the sacred-cow axioms remain untouchable! And this is indeed how one wins a Nobel Prize and lucrative appointments. [a30] In some cases, even stays alive.

To explain the commonsense concept of 'bit' drawn from electrical engineering, it's like having a "one" in the 7th decimal place, and also in the 2nd decimal place, to create the total amount One million and Ten dollars, $1,000,010, and while auditing the books, focussing on the digit position which identifies the Ten dollars and not the one which identifies the Million! The significance of this is not lost to the banksters! '

If you read the article by Jeff Masters which reviews David Michaels' book , you will see that it is partly playing WWF wrestling, and masking out the highest order bit to falsely project that it is the "Ten dollars" that's the problem and not the "One million" that has been craftily omitted from the book-keeping.

I hope you can reference the following works of Project Humanbeingsfirst in your future updates to Defending Science:
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Letter to David Michaels - Letter to Editor Concerning David Michaels Book and the endless 'hegelian mind fck' Dec102009

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