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triangular trade, hedge funds, derivatives & oil

what was the triangular trade? and how is it like the current situation and how is all this similar to the Gog-Magog Axis?

i shall think on this as i drive downtown to see doctor. they'll be a test when i get back! open googlebook.

TWO OF WANDS

AQ 777 = CREDITWORTHY – DEHUMANIZING – TRANSFORMING.

AQ 778 = COMPLEXICATING – DEHUMANIZING – TRANSFORMING…

AQ 1007 = CAPITAL ESTABLISHED ITS OWN DOMINATION OVER PRODUCTION (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY) = ADAPT GRADUALLY AND CHANGE TO A TOTALLY DIFFERENT CHEMISTRY (AQ-232 CAIRNS-SMITH, AQ-288 THE LIFE PUZZLE, AQ-374 THE DEEP, HOT BIOSPHERE) = AND THUS IS THE CROWN DEFENDED BY THESE THREE THUNDERBOLTS (MAZ, The Cry of the 6th Æthyr) = AS THE SURE AND CERTAIN CREDENTIAL OF ITS OWN INFALLIBILITY (Chapter 4, "Magic and Religion"; AQ-269 THE GOLDEN BOUGH) = BRIGHT INFERNAL RED IN COLOUR AND CLEARLY NOT QUITE NORMAL (AQ-142 HELLBOY) = HUNTINGTONIAN DOCTRINE OF CIVIL-MILITARY INTERCOURSE = JUST YESTERDAY MORNING THEY LET ME KNOW YOU WERE GONE = THE DIFFICULTY WE HAVE IN COMPREHENDING OR EVALUATING THEM (AQ-206 LEAVE-TAKING) = 'WELLS UP' THROUGH THE GOD-COMPLEX DEPOSITED IN THE STRATA ({p17} AQ-230 CYCLONOPEDIA, AQ-4580) = IMAGINING EUROPE IN THE XVIIITH CENTURY: THE CASE OF HERDER (Dominic Eggel :: This late Herder was thus harking back to Greek mythological laws of catharsis, force and counter-force and even referred to Herodotus (SWS XVI, p.169). Herder's historical narration, however, never became redundant or cyclical but always remained teleological-progressive: "Entweder ist die Geschichte nichts als eine Vernunftslose Wiedererzählung äusserer Zufälle, oder wenn nichts Zufall, wenn in den Zufällen Geist ist, mit denen Vernunft und Unvernunft, Glück und Unglück ihr Spiel haben, welche andre Göttinn könnte der Geschichte vorstehn, als AQ-288 NEMESIS-ADRASTEA, die Tochter Jupiters, die scharfe Bemerkerinn, die strenge Vergelterinn, die Höchstbillige, die Hochverehrte" (SWS XXIV, p.327)170 [Note 170. In a very relevant passage of the "AQ-378 ZERSTREUTE BLÄTTER", Herder also described Nemesis-Adrastea as the "AQ-353 HÖHERE STAATSRAISON", that would come to terms with the actual, "AQ-464 FREVELNDE STAATSRAISONS": "So trieb die Staatsraison ihr Werk fort; ein Tag vernichtete den andern, ein Gesetz, ein Decret das Andre, bis endlich ein des göttlichen Rechts Erfahrner seinen Mitbürgern Muth zusprach: "fasset Herz, ihr Brüder", sprach er, es giebt noch eine höhere Staatsraison in der Welt, "deren Werk es ist, alle ungerechte, frevelnde Staatsraisons zu ihrer Zeit, mit Schauder zu vernichten"" (SWS XVI, p.146)]. ¶ Would self-defense, based on human passion and moral sentiment, not be sufficient to ensure the maintenance of national diversity in Europe, so, just as with peace, Providence or Adrastea would take charge of the task. Hegemonic pretensions were considered by Herder as excesses that Adrastea would not fail to punish to re-establish diversity and harmony: "Es ist ein hartes aber gutes Schicksal, dass wie alles Uebel so auch jede Uebermacht sich selbst verzehre" (SWS XIV, p.53). This rule had been no different for Rome, who had to pay the price of its oversized ambitions with the fall of the Empire: "Das Gesetz der Wiedervergeltung ist eine ewige Naturordnung. Wie bei einer Waage keine Schaale niedergedrückt werden kann, ohne dass die andre höher steige: so wird auch kein politisches Gleichgewicht gehoben, kein Frevel gegen die Rechte der Völker und der gesamten Menschheit verübt, ohne dass sich derselbe räche und das gehäufte Uebermaas selbst sich einen desto schrecklichern Sturz bewirkte" (SWS XIV, pp.177-8). Charles XII too, in the end, infuriated the Greek goddess with his restless aggressiveness: "…er war über den Rubikon gegangen; er hatte die Linie der Nemesis überschritten, die ihm bald einen gefährlichen Feind zusandte" (SWS XXIII, p.419). Nemesis/Adrastea in person was thus to be the guardian of a European civilization based on a multitude of irreducible nations ensuring competition and cultural diversity; AQ-413 JOHANN GOTTFRIED HERDER; St. Olaf Libraries : New Books: September 2007) [HTML|PDF][+][+].

AQ 1125 = FOR MARX'S TRULY MARXIST TAKE, WE NEED TO GRUNDRISSE AND CAPITAL (AQ-887 TO LABOUR OVER THE FROTH OF WHAT IS ONLY SMALL BEER) = WELL WHEN YOU GET IN TROUBLE, YOU CALL THE WOLF OUT OF THE WOODS (AQ-192 I'M THE WOLF).

AQ 1142 = NECESSARY PRECONDITION FOR CAPITALISM (PRIMITIVE ACCUMULATION) (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY) = 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 0938446095 5058223172 5359408128 4811174502 8410270193 8521105559 6446229489 5493038196 4428810975 6659334461 2847564823 3786783165 2712019091 45 = [SHIH-CHIUNG-JEN-MU] - [NU-SHAO] - [CHU-SHUI] - [HUA-CHUAN-CHO] - [HUA-HUA2] - [I-CH'UAN-T'ING-MI] = EACH NATIONALITY CONTAINS ITS CENTRE OF HAPPINESS WITHIN ITSELF (AQ-413 JOHANN GOTTFRIED HERDER).

AQ 1128 = MERCHANT'S CAPITAL IS OLDER THAN THE CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY) = THAT CRANKY, IDIOSYNCRATIC AND SOMETIMES SELF-ABSORBED DISCIPLINE (AQ-192 I'M THE WOLF) = THE CONCEPTS OF NECESSARY CONDITIONS AND SUFFICIENT CONDITIONS (AQ-438 NECESSARY AND SUFFICIENT) = THE CREATIVE POTENTIALS OF MATERIAL SYSTEMS TO FORM FREE BODIES (AQ-176 A NEW EARTH; AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = WITHOUT MECHANISTIC REDUCTIONISM OR VITALIST ESSENTIALISM (AQ-381 THE CREATIVE VIRTUAL; AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY).

AQ-1295.

AQ 1349 = AGRARIAN CLASS STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PRE-INDUSTRIAL EUROPE (AQ-271 ROBERT BRENNER, AQ-290 THE BRENNER DEBATE, AQ-1639) = 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 0938446095 5058223172 5359408128 4811174502 8410270193 8521105559 6446229489 5493038196 4428810975 6659334461 2847564823 3786783165 2712019091 4564856692 3460348610 4543266482 1339360726 0249141273 72 = DRUKASKAN… AWAKENS FROM AND BY THE EARTH TO UNGROUND (ERATHICATE) ITS WHOLENESS (AQ-180 DRUJASKAN) = IT IS NOT PROPER TO LOVE ANY WOMAN WHOM ONE WOULD BE ASHAMED TO SEEK TO MARRY = MORE-OR-LESS INEVITABLE COLLISION WITH SOMETHING VAST AND INCOMPREHENSIBLE (see: AQ-420 SHOGGOTHIC MATERIALISM).

AQ 1517 = KEYNES FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: THE CONTINUING RELEVANCE OF THE GENERAL THEORY (Edited by Mathew Forstater and L. Randall Wray ) = IF THE STAKES ARE SO HIGH, IF THE PROCESS IS SO ENDLESS, IF THE END BRINGS SUCH PAIN, WHY BOTHER? (AQ-553 EROS AND THE EROTICS OF WRITING) = WHEN KUANG'S GOOD AND BELLYTIGHT WITH THE TESSIER-ASHPOOL CORE, WE'RE RIDIN' THAT THROUGH (AQ-99 KUANG).

AQ 1639 = THE BRENNER DEBATE: AGRARIAN CLASS STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PRE-INDUSTRIAL EUROPE (Edited by T. H. Aston and C. H. E. Philpin) = THE UNIVERSAL AND NECESSARY CONDITIONS OF POSSIBILITY OF RATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND ITS OBJECTS (AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY).

AQ 1831 = IN THIS WAY THE INTERACTIONS OF ACTUAL AGENTS SERVE TO CHANGE THE VIRTUAL FIELD, CREATING NEW FITNESS PEAKS (AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS IN FURTHERING THE TRANSITION FROM FEUDAL TO CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY).

AQ 2196 = FIRST AVOID ATTRIBUTING SELF-ORDERING TO THE RULE-BOUND INTERACTION OF ELEMENTARY COMPONENTS OF ACTUAL PHYSICAL SYSTEMS (AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = MERCHANT'S CAPITAL APPEARS AS THE HISTORICAL FORM OF CAPITAL LONG BEFORE CAPITAL ESTABLISHED ITS OWN DOMINATION OVER PRODUCTION (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY).

AQ 2514 = THE COMPETITIVE ZEAL OF THE EUROPEAN NATIONS TO POSSESS THEMSELVES OF THE PRODUCTS OF ASIA AND THE TREASURES OF AMERICA, AND THE COLONIAL SYSTEM (AQ-524 MARX AND COLONIALISM, SLAVERY) = LEAP, FELLOW SOLDIERS, UNLESS YOU WISH TO BETRAY YOUR EAGLE TO THE ENEMY. I, FOR MY PART, WILL PERFORM MY DUTY TO THE COMMONWEALTH AND MY GENERAL (And while our men were hesitating [whether they should advance to the shore], chiefly on account of the depth of the sea, he who carried the eagle of the tenth legion, after supplicating the gods that the matter might turn out favorably to the legion, exclaimed, "Leap, fellow soldiers, unless you wish to betray your eagle to the enemy. I, for my part, will perform my duty to the commonwealth and my general." When he had said this with a loud voice, he leaped from the ship and proceeded to bear the eagle toward the enemy; Commentaries on the Gallic War by Julius Caesar, Book 4:25)

AQ 3211 = ONLY ONE THING COULD HAVE BROKEN OUR MOVEMENT: IF THE ADVERSARY HAD UNDERSTOOD ITS PRINCIPLE AND FROM THE FIRST DAY HAD SMASHED WITH EXTREME BRUTALITY THE NUCLEUS OF OUR NEW MOVEMENT (Adolf Hitler, Speech to Nuremberg Congress, September 3, 1933; Friendly Fascism: The New Face of Power in America, Bertram Myron Gross) = THE WILL TO POWER IS THE WILL TO PLEASURE, AND ALL USE OF REASON IS ORDERED TOWARD THE ATTAINMENT, IN WHATEVER BE THE IMMEDIATELY MANIFEST FORM, OF THAT END. HENCE, VIRTUE IS ALWAYS A KIND OF MASK (AQ-161 JUSTINE).

AQ 501 = DEHUMANIZING – TRANSFORMING = ABJAD VERSION OF THE NUMOGRAM = DEEP STRUCTURE OF OUR BRAIN = THE CONCEPT OF ENLIGHTENMENT = TRANSCONTINENTAL VORTEX = WHERE DID CAPITALISM COME FROM? = GASPARINO: AN OBAMA MARKET PANIC

Petroleum [first used in the treatise De re metallica published in 1556 by the German mineralogist Georg Bauer, known as Georgius Agricola] → De re metallica [Agricola had spent nine years in the Bohemian town of Joachimsthal, now in the Czech Republic. (Joachimsthal is famous for its silver mines and the origin of the word "Thaler.")] → Jáchymov [The fame of Joachimsthal for its ore mining and smelting works attracted the scientific attention of the doctor Georg Bauer (better known by the Latin form of his name, Georgius Agricola) in the late 1520s, who based his pioneering metallurgical studies on his observations made here § The Schlicks had coins minted, which were called Joachimsthalers. They gave their name to the Thaler and the dollar {Mundus Subterraneus}] → The Joachimsthaler [Thal (Tal) means "valley" in German. Joachim, the father of the Virgin Mary, was portrayed on the coin].

AQ 427 = COUNTERPARTY TRUST = MODELING INTERDEPENDENCE (AQ-669 THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MULTIPLIER) = THE DISCOVERY OF VULCAN = THE PRESIDENT OBAMA EFFECT = ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT.

AQ 322 = JAMES CRAIG WATSON = MARKETS IN CRISIS = MISTMOON GRIFFIN (AQ-385 THE MOONS OF DOMINARIA) = WHA DAUR MEDDLE WI' ME?.

AQ 2264 = THE DISCOVERY OF VULCAN.; PROF. WATSON, OF ANN ARBOR, GIVES DETAILS OF HIS OBSERVATIONS--HE IS CERTAIN THAT HIS CONCLUSIONS ARE CORRECT (Special Dispatch to the New-York Times. August 08, 1878, Wednesday. Page 5, 390 words :: DETROIT Aug. 7.--The Post and Tribune will publish to-morrow a letter from Prof. James C. Watson, the astronomer, of Ann Arbor, giving the details of his discovery of the planet Vulcan during his observations of the recent total eclipse of the sun. After stating his conviction of the correctness of Le Verrier's conclusions as to such a planet, and his own determination to improve the brief duration of totality by…) = LOCATION OF THE SEIZURE IS 3.1 KM SOUTHWEST OF THIS POINT "R" BOUNDARY TERMINUS AND 2.9 KM SOUTH OF THIS INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY LINE (AQ-139 THALWEG) = AS THE CULTURAL LOGIC OF LATE CAPITAL, POMO THRIVES UPON CONTRADICTION, UPON THE ULTIMATELY FLIMSY NATURE OF ITS CHAMELEON FACADES (When Nothing Ever Happens) = HIS OFFICE IS TO TEACH THE ARTS OF PHILOSOPHY, ASTROLOGY, RHETORIC, LOGIC, CHEIROMANCY, AND PYROMANCY, IN ALL THEIR PARTS, AND PERFECTLY (Furcas).

AQ 478 = FORTUNA, GENIUS, TERMINUS (AQ-539 THE SPIRIT OF THE ULTIMATE GAME) = ABIOGENIC PETROLEUM ORIGIN (AQ-374 THE DEEP, HOT BIOSPHERE) = ADULARESCENCE OF MOONSTONE = CALCULATED ALL PROBABILITIES (AQ-245 PROGNOMETER) = CREDIT DERIVATIVE PRODUCT.

AQ 286 = CITADEL IN BAD SHAPE.

AQ 397 = CITADEL MEANS STRENGTH (AQ-470 CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP) = FATHER, SON, HOLY GHOST (AQ-152 THE ZONA, AQ-370 THE MEXICAN TRINITY).

AQ-341 IN PERSONA CHRISTI = THE TWO FACES OF AMIS → AQ-1167 WHAT'S TOM LUBBOCK'S FAVOURITE KISS IN ART? FIND OUT IN GREAT WORKS (upper-case, upper-right: independent.co.uk @ 31-Jan-2008) = THE NEW GLOBAL TECTONICS: AGE OF LINEAR MAGNETIC ANOMALIES OF OCEAN BASINS = THE THREE-IN-ONE, THE SECRET MOTHER IN HER POLYMORPHOUS PLENITUDE → AQ-787 BONDONE, DI GIOTTO: THE MEETING AT THE GOLDEN GATE (1305) = 00787=3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 0938446095 5058223172 5359408128 4811174502 8410270193 85211055 → AQ-122 JOACHIM = APOLEIA = CUOGUA = ENÛMA ELIŠ → AQ-259 JOACHIM OF FIORE = VIRNO REVIEW → AQ-638 THE NAME READ ACCORDING TO ITS LETTERS = 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 0938446095 50582231 = UN ÉCLAIR… PUIS LA NUIT! - FUGITIVE BEAUTÉ → AQ-294 BORROMEAN RINGS = [2+12+1+9+1+2=27 AND 2+7=9; OR: 27 = TRIPLE 9] = ELVISH WARRIOR = HYPERCOGNATIVE = MAGNOLIER OF CHINA = PENDELHAVEN ELDER = RAOULE DE VÉNÉRANDE = REICHSPARTEITAG = THE APOTROPAIOI = THE CITY OF SLEEP = THE CREDIT CRUNCH = THE END DRAWS NEAR → • ← AQ-470 TETRAGRAMMATON-TRINITY = CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP = CNBC'S SILVER GRAPHICAL BLING = HOLEY SPACE AND H.P. LOVECRAFT = I SEE THE Ø HIDDEN IN THE FOREST = KEYNESIAN HYPERSTITION = PERSONIFICATION OF WEALTH = QUANTUM GRAVITY AND GUNK = ST ANDREW'S SALTIRE CROSS ← AQ-524 THE LOST BOOK OF NOSTRADAMUS (29-Oct-2007 & 15-Oct-2008; AQ-373 VATICINIA NOSTRADAMI: inspired by the celebrated papal prophecies of Abbot Joachim of Fiore) = KINSINGTON WELLINGTON FUND {sp ~ AQ-524} = GEOLOGY OF THE GRAND CANYON AREA = NASA AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2008 (H.R. 6063)

AQ 340 - NATIONAL INTEREST = CREDIT DEFAULT SWAP = BENZENE SUBSTRATE (AQ-1310) = PHASE-OUT CULTURE (AQ-178 MELTDOWN, AQ-531 PHASE-OUT CULTURE ACCELERATES) = POLYJUICE POTION.

AQ 1306 = PHASE-OUT CULTURE ACCELERATES THROUGH ITS DIGITECH-HEATED ADAPTIVE LANDSCAPE (AQ-178 MELTDOWN) = 1 CORINTHIANS 10:12 WHEREFORE LET HIM THAT THINKETH HE STANDETH TAKE HEED LEST HE FALL (AQ-234 1 CORINTHIANS 10:12) = FOR THE BLACK BROTHERS LIFT NOT UP THEIR HEADS THUS FAR INTO THE HOLY CHOKMAH.

AQ 750 = DEMOCRACY ANCIENT AND MODERN, REVISED EDITION (M. I. Finley, 1985 :: This elegant and provocative book is perhaps more important now than when it was first published. The three essays that comprised the first edition developed a remarkable discourse between ancient Greek and modern conceptions of democracy, in the belief that each society could help us understand the other. To the original three essays, Sir M. I. Finley has added two that clarify and elaborate the thinking of the first edition. The two new essays, "Athenian Dialogues" and "Censorship in Classical Antiquity" combine with "Leaders and Followers," "Democracy, Consensus, and the National Interest," "Socrates and After" to make this book an unusual inquiry. Few contemporary writers are able to bring to the subject the depth of learning and the persuasive power of language that Sir M. I. Finley brings) = $19 MILLION RUSSIAN-DESIGNED TOILET SYSTEM (AQ-228 POOP IN SPACE) = AIR IS THE FIRST ELEMENT TO FOLLOW SPIRIT (AQ-227 ACE OF SWORDS) = CROSSHATCHED LACE ACTION OF THE BACK OF THE GOWN (AQ-2147; AQ-428 THE MANGLE OF INEQUALITY) = CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT = CONDITIONS OF TRUE WILL HAVE BEEN SATISFIED (AQ-298 QUEEN OF SWORDS) = HE WHO IS THE 1ST TRUE CREATOR, THE HORNED ONE (AQ-239 MPH ARSL GAIOL) = INTERACTION OF THE BASIC LAWS OF THE SYSTEM (AQ-636 RANDOM AND SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS; AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = MASTER-KEY TO MODERN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS (AQ-454 EIGHT OF WANDS ~ SWIFTNESS) = MORGAN RACING TO SPACE ON THE WINGS OF A LEGACY (AQ-95 STS-118) = SOCIEDAD ASTRONOMICA Y GEOGRAFICA DE CIUDAD REAL = TERMS OF THEIR FORMATION OF "TERRITORIES" (AQ-176 A NEW EARTH; AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = THE KHABS IS IN THE KHU, NOT THE KHU IN THE KHABS = THE THIN LINE BETWEEN ENTERTAINMENT AND WAR (AQ-197 NO SHELTER) = THESE MOTHERFUCKERS WANTED A ZIPLESS WAR = UNION OF JAPANESE SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS.

AQ 824 = DEMOCRACY, CONSENSUS AND THE NATIONAL INTEREST (Chapter 3 {76-109} AQ-750 DEMOCRACY ANCIENT AND MODERN, REVISED EDITION, M. I. Finley, 1985 :::: {pp89-91} “Staatsräson,” wrote Friedrich Meinecke in opening his standard German work on the intellectual history of the subject, first published in 1924, “is the fundamental principle of national conduct, the state’s first law of motion. It tells the statesman what he must do to preserve the health and strength of the state. The state is an organic structure, whose full power can be maintained only by allowing it in some way to continue growing: Staatsräson indicates both the path and the goal for such growth. It cannot choose these at random… The ‘rationality’ of the state consists in understanding itself and the world around it, and in deriving the principles of action from this understanding… For each state at each particular moment there exists one ideal course of action, one ideal Staatsräson. To discern that is the burning concern of both the actor-statesman and the observer-historian.”¹º ¶ Although this is the language of German idealism, the concept of Staatsräson has also had a considerable popularity elsewhere, as in President de Gaulle's persistent reference to the duties of a “great nation.” But not among the ancient Greeks. When Aristotle declared (Politics, 1253a19-20) that the polis (city-state) is prior to the individual, he meant that in the framework of his teleology: man is by nature is a being designed to live in the polis, the highest form of koinonia, community; that is man’s end or goal if he achieves the full potentiality of his nature. When Aristotle judged the merits of a government by whether or not it governed in the interest of the whole community, his canons had nothing in common with modern arguments from raison d’état. He judged the state by canons of justice and the good life; the latter accept the existing form of the state as the paramount political, even moral, authority, and then judge, not by moral canons but by a biological metaphor—organism, health, strength, growth. It is hardly surprising that Meinecke called Bismark “the master of modern Staatsräson”; ¹¹ for his school of political thinkers, the state often turns out to be equated with the elite.¹² ¶ But if ordinary Athenians, leaders and followers alike, nevertheless supported the empire on material grounds, without the mystical underpinning of Staatsräson, what, one might be tempted to ask, remains of the vaunted Greek link between politics and ethics? The answer, if the imperial behaviour of the Athenians is judged solely by their own code, is that an ethical system which has a place in it for chattel slavery is not undermined by the imperial subjection of other states. The Greek concept of “freedom” did not extend beyond the community itself: freedom for one’s own members implied neither legal (civil) freedom for all others resident within the community nor political freedom for members of other communities over whom one had power.¹³ ¶ The Athenians favoured, and sometimes even imposed, democratic regimes in their subject states.) = BUT WHAT IF "COMMODITIES" REFUSED TO GO TO "MARKET"? = CHARACTERIZED THROUGH ONLY ONE IDEA OR ONE WORD = COLOR ME NINE DIFFERENT SHADES OF NOT GIVING A FUCK! (AQ-192 BARRY WEEN) = CORROSION, SEMTEX AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY = DISJUNCTION BETWEEN BODIES AND AFFECTIVE STATES = EMBODIMENT OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF ENLIGHTENMENT (AQ-174 JULIETTE) = GREEN, GOLDEN YELLOW, BROWN AND A VERY BRIGHT BLUE = HE WHO BAFFLETH EVEN THEM THAT HAVE UNDERSTANDING (MAZ, 6th Æthyr) = INSISTING ON THE PHENOMENON OF "NON-ORGANIC LIFE" (AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION SYMPOSIA = LONG SQUINT AT THE COURSE OF AMERICAN HISTORY = MAGICAL EXTENSION OF THE PLAYING CARD MYSTIQUE (AQ-370 VEGAS ON THE HALF SHELL) = OTHERS THAT ARE AT FIRST EQUALLY INTIMIDATING (AQ-703 STRANGE AND TERRIFYING NEW QUESTIONS; AQ-454 EMPIRICAL GEOPHILOSOPHY) = STRUCTURAL COMPATIBILITY WITH FEMININITY = STS-120: ENDEAVOUR ROLLOUT AND PRE-LAUNCH UPDATES = THE EXCITEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL DOWNLINK EVENTS (AQ-77 AESP, AQ-319 THIS WAS SURREAL) = THE PAINTER HAD NO RIGHT TO PAINT INDISTINCTLY = THE WORDS OF THE POPE VS. THE WORDS OF FOUCAULT (AQ-352 THE BODY OF FOUCAULT) = THE Z. CROWD: THE INFESTED GERM-CELL OF MONOTHEISM (AQ-230 CYCLONOPEDIA) = UNEXPECTED PATH OR LOGIC FLOW WITHIN A SYSTEM (AQ-267 SNEAK ANALYSIS) = UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (AQ-139 THALWEG) = WHY BLACKS ARE LIKE BOYS AND WHITES ARE LIKE GIRLS.

AQ 830 = STS-126: ENDEAVOUR ROLLOUT AND PRE-LAUNCH UPDATES = PH'NGLUI MGLW'NAFH CTHULHU R'LYEH WGAH'NAGL FHTAGN = TRACK THE COARSE GRAINED BEHAVIOUR OF THE SYSTEM.

AQ 618 = AN AGREED IRAN/IRAQ MARITIME BOUNDARY (AQ-139 THALWEG, AQ-299 THALWEG DOCTRINE) = SOLAR-POWERED AUTONOMOUS ROBOT = INTERSTELLAR BOUNDARY EXPLORER (Date: Oct. 19; Mission: IBEX; Launch Vehicle: Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL Rocket; Launch Site: Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll; Launch Time: 1:48 p.m. EDT; Launch Window: 1:44 p.m. to 1:52 p.m. EDT; Description: IBEX's science objective is to discover the global interaction between the solar wind and the interstellar medium and will achieve this objective by taking a set of global energetic neutral atom images that will answer four fundamental science questions).

AQ 247 = 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 693993751 = L'ENFANT DE NEIGE (AQ-233 THE SNOW BABY) = ENDEAVOUR OV-105 (Targeted For: Nov. 14; Mission: STS-126; Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavour; Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center - Launch Pad 39A; Launch Time: 7:55 p.m. EST; Landing Date and Time (Target): Nov. 25; Landing Site: Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility; Description: Space Shuttle Endeavour launching on assembly flight ULF2, will deliver a Multi-Purpose Logistics Module to the International Space Station).

AQ 2557 = SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS IS SCHEDULED TO ROLL BACK FROM LAUNCH PAD 39A TO THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY BUILDING AT NASA'S KENNEDY SPACE CENTER IN FLORIDA ON MONDAY, OCT. 20 = OH, WELL, AT LEAST IF I CAN DOWNLOAD MY BRAIN THEN PART OF 'ME' WILL STILL REMAIN AND PERHAPS I CAN HAVE SIMULATED SEX WITH A ROBOTIC SCARLETT JOHANSSON ETC. ETC. = VIEWED THROUGH AN OBSCURING FOG OF GREY, MODULATING AT TIMES INTO BLACK. THERE ARE NO CLEAR OUTLINES. EVERYTHING LOOKS AS IF IT HAS BEEN SMUDGED OR SHAKEN (AQ-206 LEAVE-TAKING).

AQ 1794 = ENDEAVOUR IS DUE TO BE ROLLED FROM PAD B TO PAD A ON LAUNCH COMPLEX 39 ON OCTOBER 25, AFTER PAD A IS VACATED BY ATLANTIS = LET US SHAPE UNTO OURSELVES A BOAT OF MOTHER-OF-PEARL FROM THEM, THAT WE MAY RIDE UPON THE RIVER OF AMRIT! (AQ-487 LIBER CORDIS CINTI SERPENTE) = WALLS OF MUTUAL INCOMPREHENSION THAT COMPARTMENTALIZE THE HUMAN RACE AND STOP THE SPREAD OF VIRUSES (AQ-361 SPLIT-SECOND TIMING :: ccording to Stephenson it is Enki, father of Marduk, and guardian of the *me*, who provides an antidote to this intolerable intensity of communication: Babel Infocalypse, a deliberate counterviral "informational disaster." Babel is the "Gate of God," a passage into human subjectivity and rationalized religion, which establishes principles of "informational hygiene," building "walls of mutual incomprehension that compartmentalize the human race and stop the spread of viruses").

AQ 588 = 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 09384 = L'ENFANT DE NEIGE LAUNCH : 14-NOV-2008 @ 7:55PM EST.

AQ 676 = L'ENFANT DE NEIGE LAUNCH : 14-NOVEMBER-2008 @ 7:55PM EST = ENKI, FATHER OF MARDUK, AND GUARDIAN OF THE ME.

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