Thursday, March 20, 2008

As Long As You Are White ...

Is Saint Peter A White?"I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!" declared Patrick Henry. And promptly enslaved the Blacks and gave death to the Red Indians.

Jefferson, (except when he was dining alone), thought that all men are created equal - and excluded all Blacks, Reds and others from being equal.

Emma Lazarus said ...Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:

I lift my lamp beside the golden door.

.. but forgot to add "as long as you are white".

The Rest Of Us

I think the rest of us, (the browns, yellows and blacks) make too much of these simple mistakes by these 'great' men and do not appreciate their 'spirit'. We cannot hold their feet to fire, if they forgot to add these important caveats.

It is clear to all those who matter (the whites, who else) that this was never meant to be taken at face value - but to be read with the unwritten qualifications. If we (browns, blacks and yellows) are ignorant, backward and don't understand these subtleties, we can not take away the 'greatness' from these people.

Some may call it hypocrisy, but I think it is unfair - to the hypocrites. These 'great men' genuinely forgot to add these important words.

Honest mistake! OK?

The Crime Of Slavery - Buying & Selling People

"They bought them from other Africans. As someone said, you can't get much lower than someone who sells his brother." A reader's comment reg. slavery on my blog.

I agree it is low to sell one's own brother. Is that the lowest one can go to? What can be the lowest anyone go to? If there is a dispute for a position at the bottom of the moral cess pit, to answer this question ... I need help.Brother's Keeper?

You see, I have a problem - honestly, I must blame my backward country and my backward education for this. We were taught that all humans were equals.

I was also told that this value of the individual makes the West different - and is enshrined in the Greco-Roman-Euro history, culture, literature, thinking, renaissance, enlightenment, religion, leadership ...

We were told that we from India did not consider others as brothers - and that was our problem.

So, in my warped thinking, a question rose!

Low To Sell - Lower Still To Buy, Trade, Legalize Slavery

Is it not lower to buy one's own brother - even lower than to sell. And to create laws, institutions, precedents to promote, popularize slavery?

Does the fact that a family member sells manifestly stolen 'goods' (in this case human beings) stolen from the family wealth, allow the buyer to buy 'stolen' goods. Is trade in 'stolen goods' acceptable if the robber happens to rob his own family? But then, if the skin is black or yellow or brown, I presume these rules do not apply.

"the inconvenient fact that the Arab world played at least as large a part in the slave trade as any Western power, for instance; or the uncomfortable truth that African chieftains were all too willing to sell other Africans to Western and Arab slave dealers. In the light of this, what are we to make of allegations that 'racism' lay at the heart of the slave trade?" From a book review of The Slave Trade By Jeremy Black, at The Social Affaits Unit.

Vatican Supported Slavery

When the followers of Mani (a teacher of Buddhist and Christian teachings) were rooting for the slaves to revolt and declare themselves free, administrators of the teachings of the "Lord of lords, and King of kings." (Revelation 17: 14) at the Council Of Gangra approved of slavery.

Jefferson Forgot

The Great White Chief in the Sky, Thomas Jefferson declared 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal' We can't hold his feet to the fire, if he forgot to add (possibly in the hurry to dine alone), as long as they are white.

The Nobel Prize For A Con (eCONomics)

U.S. dollars have value only to the extent that they are strictly limited in supply. But the U.S. government has a technology, called a printing press ... that allows it to produce as many U.S. dollars as it wishes at essentially no cost. ... ...the Fed could find other ways of injecting money into the system--for example, by making low-interest-rate loans to banks or cooperating with the fiscal authorities ... If we do fall into deflation, however, we can take comfort that the logic of the printing press example must assert itself, and sufficient injections of money will ultimately always reverse a deflation. Remarks by Governor Ben S. Bernanke, Before the National Economists Club, Washington, D.C. November 21, 2002 (ellipsis mine)

In the last 5 years more than10 trillion dollars were printed and the world is awash with dollars.

Asians Are Funding The US

"Lendings by US commercial banks in the period 2000 to 2004 soared by altogether

USD 1,500bn to USD 6,750bn. In the European Monetary Union lending to the private sector by monetary financial institutions (MFI) climbed from roughly EUR 6,200bn end-1999 to not quite EUR 8,700bn at the end of last year." - Allianz Report, Dresdner Bank.

Commodity prices are going through the roof. The recipients of this largesse, mainly Western banks have made (it is whispered) bad loans worth 300-400 billions dollars. The final figure may be larger.

Asians Are Funding The US

Who had landed with this hoard of dollars - getting devalued daily. China (with more than 1 trillion dollars), Japan (another trillion dollars), Russia (400 billion dollars), India (300 billion dollars) are the top 4 countries.

I hereby nominate the US Federal Reserve for the Nobel Prize for Conmanship. They truly deserve it.

The Urbanisation Experience - The World & India

World TotalsPost colonial India, in the last 60 years has seen the shift of 30 crore (300 million) people from villages to cities - which is nearly the population of the entire USA. In 1947, India's urban population was 6 cores (60 million) - and in 2008, it is estimated to have crossed 36 crores (360 million). Another 500 million are expected to move in the next 20 years.

It is the largest demographic shift in the history of mankind - without wars, revolts or persecution. Most revolts, wars and upheavals have been accompanied by urbanization. Urbanization as the cause or an enabler of the revolutions is a matter of debate, research and conjecture.

Major Urban Agglomerations

India is different.

Indian culture started with urban centres like Harrapa and Mohenjodaro (dated between 2000-4000 BC). India has gone through many cycles of urbanization and rural migration.

The last de-urbanization happened at the the start of British Colonialism during the 1800 period. Cities like Dhaka lost between 50% to80% of its population. British Colonialism immediately startedUrban Spread In History flooding India with its Lancaster wares - and restricted Indian handloom weavers from competing with Lancaster.

The Renewal Of Mumbai

In 1982, Dr.Datta Samant called for strike by the textile workers in Mumbai. The strike went on for a year. Textile industry in Mumbai, tethering on the brink of collapses, went bankrupt.

Half of Mumbai's population (my estimate) was, directly or indirectly, dependent on these mills. In one of the most heroic renewals in modern urban history, Mumbai re-invented itself. From the manufacturing capital of the country, Mumbai has become the services capital of the country. It is this spirit which has made the Indian urban growth a remarkable story in the urbanization of the world's population.

Many Religions

The largest Islamic population to co-exist peacefully with another religion in the world now lives in India. While the West has been demonizing Islam, Indians Muslims have been getting ahead. In the last 10 years, Indian Muslims have become the richest (Azim Premji), occupied the highest office in the land (APJ Kalam) in this country.

Europe - Revolution & Civil War

In 1800, 23 European cities boasted of a 100,000 population. By 1900, there were 135 cities with over 100, 000 citizens. Amongst other causes, increased urbanization was a feature of the French Revolution - which started a chain of revolutions for the next 125 years.

The Russian Revolution by the Communists succeeded due to the rapid urbanization of Russia. Urban Russian population doubled from 7.3 to 14.6 million between 1867 and 1897. Expansion of railways between 1892-1903 made migration and travel to cities easier. Tsarist Russia, built on the support an land owning nobility, with serfs used for production, found that the urbanized industrial workers supported the Communists.

With increasing urbanization and the decline of colonies, Spain slipped into a civil war.

The Balkans Civil War, now running in its 100th year, with intermittent breaks and under different names, started with the urbanization.

South America

Among other things, urbanization played a major feature in South American 150 years after de-colonization. From 1820 - 1970, South America went through de-colonization, urbanization, revolts, revolutions - and crime.

The tipping point in South America was initially de-colonization, peasant and slave revolts and thereafter urbanization.

Why Are Cities The Focal Point

Cities provided spaces where large numbers of people could gather - and a 'change process' can start. Red Square in Moscow, Champs de Mars (where the first public meeting after the French Revolution) took place, the Tian An Men in Beijing, or the Shivaji Park in Mumbai are places where such meetings can happen.

Marx famously dismissed peasants as "a sack of potatoes" - and saw the urban worker as the base for the workers revolution. Peasant revolts are more difficult to organize as the population is spread over vast areas.

Where Do We Go From Here

This urban growth in unprecedented - and unparalleled. It shows the tremendous adaptability and resilience of the Indian. The Indian urban concept aspires towards foreign idiom - and that is the problem.

Mumbai wants to become another Shanghai, says Chief Minister, says Vilas Rao Deshmukh. This is aspiration is something that is mostly referred in a derisive manner - thankfully.

What Indian cities needs are instead to learn from the home grown Mumbai urban train transport system. For a monthly cost of Rs.70-200 (US$2-US$5), people in Mumbai can travel any number of times, in relative discomfort. It is a safe mode of transport (unlike the legacy rail system of the Colonial Britain). Accidents on this system happen due to its popularity - overcrowded trains. It is also profitable - and devoid of subsidies. Similar metros (not in scale or traffic though) have come up in Kolkatta and New Delhi.

What Indian cities needs are an Indian idiom - to solve the problems of these Indian cities. Will Indian planners deliver!

Monday, March 17, 2008

St.Barnum Computes The Cost Of Dining Alone

Jefferson & Sally HemmingsOn April 29, 1962, John F. Kennedy, from the American Royal House of Kennedy, gathered 49 Nobel Prize winners at his palace, called the White House - to remind the Nobel Prize winners that it was "probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for those times when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." Many understood many unexplained chapters of American History - after reading this. John F. Kennedy was assassinated because he unveiled this secret.

Jefferson's Loppholes
St.Barnum of course, explained to me the importance of dining alone in American History. Each time Jefferson dined alone, he got some great ideas - and that St.Barnum explained to me, lucidly, is the secret of American Success.

All Men Are Created Equal

His first great idea was excluding the Red Indians and Blacks from the 'all men are created equal' clause. I am not even started on exclusion of women. This was a direct result of dining alone.

The Consent Of The Governed

Next time he dined alone, talk started about 'the consent of the governed'. He obtained 'secret Red Indian consent' - a result of dining alone. Of course, his great work of fiction, called the American Constitution, allowed his successors to continue with this - there was 'secret consent' also in the cases of Haiti, Philippines, Cuba, Grenada, Panama - and recently in Iraq also. Modern liberals, peaceniks and other such flotsam and jetsam, dont know anything about these 'secret consents.'

His Greatest Idea - Liberia

Another time, he dined alone, the idea of sending freed slaves back - to Liberia. Never mind the cost to the local Africans - and the transplanted Blacks.

Sally Hemmings Was A Black Secret Agent

Jefferson's Blackchild in the coldA cabal of Black conspirators sniffed out Jefferson's secret - his greatest ideas (listed above) came when he dined alone.What followed was diabolical.To stop further such ideas, they recruited Sally Hemmings on a suicide mission.

I have secret papers which prove this. This talk about slavery is just that - it is talk. And thereafter, Sally Hemmings was assigned the role of ensuring that Jefferson was never alone. Ian Fleming patterned James Bond after Sally Hemmings.

The Death Of JFK

This Black conspiracy against my Aryan brothers was exposed when I shared these secret documents with JFK - based on which he made this famous comment. His subsequent death obscured this conspiracy.

I am today in a position to reveal this, because, I have been given 20 Marine Commandos by George Bush personally - for my protection. This conspiracy has to be brought out in daylight.

I write this, safely, deep inside a cave, (which ‘Kikazaru’ Hillary Clinton cant bomb).
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Friday, March 14, 2008

Rescue of World Financial System - Europe & America Join Hands

The US President, flanked by Treasury Secretary, Jack Fleischacker, and Paul Gruber, Governor, European Central Bank, in a stunning move, announced the merger and re-capitalisation of the IMF and World Bank - a plan to rescue world economy. Forth Knox


The new entity has been named as International Monetary Authority & Reserve (IMAR) - and will operate from Paris. It has been given the responsibility for world's economic stabilisation.

The Governing Council Members will initially comprise of 3 internationally respected financial authorities and investors. The Chairman is likely to be Barran Wolfet and his team members are Sorg Goros and Rim Joggers. "The selection of the Governing Board was done on the basis of consensus and the expertise of the incumbents. This is not the time for being narrow - when the future of the global financial system is at stake.", said Governor Gruber.

Capital Subscriptions

The US has subscribed to promissory notes worth 25,000 tons of gold, currently held at Fort Knox. The ECB will subscribe to the tune of 20,000 tons of gold - to be held at various European national Government vaults. Australia and Canada have also announced subscriptions to the tune of 10,000 tons of gold each to be held in bonded vaults at Montreal and Canberra respectively. Britain and Switzerland have committed 5000 tons - out of the Bank of England and Schweizerische Nationalbank Eiffel Tower(SNB) reserves. These countries will be allocated voting rights proportionately, based on IMAR gold reserve subscriptions.

The US dollar will now be backed by IMAR promisorry notes - which President Jack Boucher, asserted will create confidence in the US dollar - and in the world financial system.

Governor Gruber remarked,"The Bretton Woods Agreement facilitated a "historic economic expansion in the global trade" - and this new measure will further strengthen the Bretton Woods system. IMAR single-point agenda is stabilization of the global economy." Country reserves will be nominated on the basis of IMAR promissory notes - and countries will report on these regularly. Total monetary aggregates for the national economy will also see a change. "Old economic measures like M3 money figures will no longer be relevant in the era of derivatives and options", said Gruber.

The ASEAN, Chinese and Japanese Governments have cautiously welcomed this move, with a joint declaration saying "this will hopefully lend some stability to the US dollar - and the trillions of reserves that we maintain". The new martial law administrators in the South African Government are due to the announce their subscriptions soon. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, the UAE and Singapore have announced that they will be committing substantial assets towards their share of subscriptions. Russia is still undecided - and expected to approve soon.

CriticismBack From The Brink

India has criticised the move strongly. Prime Minister, Sonia Gandhi said, "this new system will perpetuate existing economic systems and divisions." Iran's President, Mohammed Hussaini bluntly dismissed this development and said, "the developing world will not have a voice in the new organisation."

The IMAR Governor, Wolfet rejected the criticism, saying, "IMAR will be a international body - for implementing a rescue plan for the world economy. Developing Countries will have 50% representation in the Governing Council - even though voting rights will be based solely and only on subscriptions. Our past experience shows that countries print currency - and risk global financial equilibrium. We cannot allow that to happen again."

US and the EU have also announced a doubling in aid allocations. Instead of outright grants in aid, transfers will now be based on mutual trade norms. African countries, for instance, will be able to develop trade with the West - while receiving aid. EU and USA will commit to specific trade volumes, such that Africa will be able to develop, for instance, its mining and resource based industries.

Currency Fluctuations

Inflation & M3 FiguresGovernor Gruber claimed that "currency fluctuations are a thing of the past, as trade will now be denominated by currency demand and supply. International currency acceptance will be determined by IMAR reserves of each currency system."

Gold ReservesGold Bars

The most interesting part of this development is the quantum of gold being committed by the subscribers. The ECB and the Federal Reserve have been able to fulfill their subscriptions based on gold reserves that they have enhanced in the last few months.

It is being whispered that Barran Wolfet and his team members are Sorg Goros and Rim Joggers had played a major role in the enhancement of these gold stocks - and the formation of IMAR. Initially named as Global Financial Reserve Authority for Development, the IMAR idea was first tossed out over a dinner at the famous Les Ambassadeurs eatery - which offers a classic cuisine by the Ducasse-trained chef, Jean-François Piege.

Want to decode this news? What this really means for you! Ask St.Barnum, The Propaganda Slayer.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Meet Joe Black … An Indian Story

I finished seeing the re-run of movie, "Meet Joe Black" - and it is the second time I am seeing this movie. I am stuck with the 'Indian-ness' of this movie. I am intrigued - and decide to Google for more.

What Do I Find Meet Joe Black

I discover it is a remake of an old movie - the Wikipedia informs me that it is a 1998 remake of the 1934 film, Death Takes A Holiday. It was remade in 1971 under the 1934 original title. The film stars Brad Pitt (a Joe Black), Anthony Hopkins (as Bill Parish) and Claire Forlani.

Interestingly (not surprisingly), Wikipedia tells me this film did well overseas and not in the USA.

This Story Is A Lift ...

This film could have been titled Savitri and Satyavan in New York. How so?

Savitri meets Satyavan (Brad Pitt as Joe Black) in a coffee shop - and it is love at first sight. After the meeting a 'lost' Satyavan meets with an accident and dies - of which Savitri knows nothing.

Savitri (Claire Forlani) is the perfect daughter of Bill Parish (Anthony Hopkins, as a rich business tycoon) - instead of the royal father in law. Yamaraj (Brad Pitt) takes the form of Satyavan (Brad Pitt again) and comes visiting Earth, toSavitri & Yamaraj By Nandlal Bose take away Bill Parish whose time has come.

But Yamaraj, offers Bill Parish a deal, whereby Bill Parsh will get some 'extra time' in return for giving Yamaraj a guided tour of life on earth.

While the guided tour is on, Bill Parish loses his kingdom - just like the original Indian story. Yamaraj is maha-impressed by Savitri - like the original Mahabharat story. Yamaraj restores life to Satyavan - just like the original story. Yamraj also helps the father (instead of the father in law) to get back his kingdom.

The differences

Bill Parish is the father instead of the father in law. It is set in New York - instead of India. The West may find it maudlin or cloying - since, Women (Eve) are the root of all evil. But, from an Indian perspective, it was well done. The focus was more on Bill Parish and Joe Black - than on Savitri, which figures.

Rather like the Bappi Lahiri vs Dr.Dre case, I thought.

PT Barnum Cannonized - Papal Bull

PT BarnumThe Pope has recently received a proposal to declare PT Barnum as a Saint. PT Barnum has many followers - especially in the US.
This was revealed when the original draft of Honest Abe’s speech was discovered under the Bush & Bush podium (more on that later).

Honest Abe made a stirring speech and said “that this nation, under our Patron Saint PT Barnum, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the White people, by the White people, for the White people, shall not perish from the earth.”

Subsequently, some devious Black Supremist historians (in a conspiracy with The Red Indians) re-wrote the speech. They removed PT Barnum and inserted God. They also went ahead and removed the three most important words, white, white and white.

This changed history. Over the next 100 years, the Blacks slowly subverted the American Constitution, gained voting rights, admission into schools and colleges, could live in cities, own property - in short, completely subvert the American way of life.

So much so, their life expectancy has also increased.

I think similar acts of vandalism has been perpetrated by the Blacks and Red Indians in the case of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and Emma Lazarus (given below). President George Bush has agreed to support my efforts - and I can call the American Marines any time I want. My sternous efforts to uncover such acts continue.

“I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!” declared Patrick Henry. Enslaved Blacks and all the Red Indians marked for genocide - conspired and claimed that Patrick Henry had included them in this declaration.

Jefferson, (except when he was dining alone), wrote that all White men are created equal’, in case of the Declaration of Independence. they removed the word White.

Emma Lazarus said …

Give me your tired, your poor whites,
Your huddled white masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched white refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the white homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp for these whites beside the golden door.

Wrong Date ... Both Should Read As 1775I think the rest of us, (the browns, yellows and blacks) are dismissive of these crimes. It is clear to all those who matter (the whites, who else) that this was never meant to be. We the devious (browns, blacks and yellows) are ignorant, backward and don’t understand these truths - and are subverting the natural order of the Whites.

Some may call it hypocrisy, but I think it is unfair - to the hypocrites. These ‘great men’ did not forget to add these important words.

Honest mistake? Wrong!

It is all one big Black Supremist conspiracy - with the Red Indians. Al Qaeda also seems to have joined this conspiracy. Await updates.

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Monday, March 10, 2008

India Lowers Guard


A ‘orientalist’ writer from Belgium, Koenraad Elst, waded into India. His books on Hinduism, Aryan culture, Islamic history in India were avidly lapped up by a section which was eager for Western approval. Elst’s blatant anti-Islamic agenda warmed the cockles of many hearts. LK Advani released Elst’s book in India. BJP’s proximity to Elst’s ideas has given it visibility which imbalances the discussion.


Rajiv Gandhi had come back from Sriperumbudur in a coffin. Assam problem seemed beyond resolution. The common Indian had given up on Punjab. The 1984 anti Sikh riots only strengthened the negative outlook. Kashmir was simmering. The Indian electorate had given a fractured mandate. A hung Parliament. Corruption was endemic and every politician was an Untouchable – nobody or anything could touch them. There were no laws.

Indian economy was going downhill – and nothing seemed to get the economy out of the “Hindu rate of growth”. India was on the verge of a debt default. Indian debt was downgraded by Western rating agencies.

The Asian Tigers had done wonders – under US tutelage. China was furiously reforming – and succeeding at it. USSR 2 years ago had decided to retreat from Afghanistan. India’s faithful ally, Russia was breaking up. Many across the world shook their head and could be heard saying, “I knew … I told you … It had to happen …”

All bets on India were off.


In this seige mentality, one fine day, a US Senator, Larry Pressler, announced at a press conference in New Delhi, that India was encircled by an Islamic coalition of 9 countries. The proxy war against India by Pakistan was at its height. This ‘Islamic Crescent’ (as Larry Pressler called it) first stunned India - and then stampeded its foreign policy.

Larry Pressler was seen as a friend of India - by Indians. He got some well-paying corporate board room positions - and he has kept in the back ground after that. But his press conference still rings. And Pressler’s proximity to Indian liberal establishment (which is close to both the BJP and the Congress), flanks India’s movement towards Western paranoia from the opposite direction. (Strangely, Google search, Yahoo search, Indiatimes search, cannot find any newspaper coverage for that press conference.)

Soon thereafter, India upgraded its relationship with Israel, (practically) abandoned the Palestinians (not to ignore West Asia’s own desire to cosy with the West) - and started getting closer to the US. The Vajpayee Government (with a historic tendency) continued with this rush to embrace the US.

There is too much tradition and culture for India to go down the demonisation path, but recent developments do call for consciousness on this account.

India’s Record - And the Reversal

India and its Government was in the vanguard of opposition to Apartheid, neo-colonialism, (especially in the Middle East). However, in the last 15 years, under the garb of ‘geo-strategic interests /initiatives /imperatives’, changed ’super power equations,’ ‘uni-polar world,’ India is losing its moral initiative - and equally importantly its long term interests. It is getting sucked into uni-directional relationships - which are going down.

Western Adventurism - The ImperativeLaRouche's Triple Curve

Without slavery, the West does not enjoy the manpower edge that it had till 1900. The loss of colonies from 1900-1950 has taken away the resource base and captive markets for Western dominance. Now with the collapse of Bretton Woods, the opacity in financial systems is diminished. The welfare state has put a significant burden on an aging Western population. With fading prowess on one side, and a resurgent Asia on the other, the US and EU are now at the cross roads. Is the West prepared to quietly fade away in the sunset?


Indian Perceptions - Preparedness and Paranoia

Will this loss of power encourage some adventurism by the West? Are the various ‘co-operation’ agreements a sign of India becoming a client state of the West - again? What is the threat magnitude of this ‘cowboy imperative’? Does India need to prepare itself against an imperative of the ‘desert bloc’?

While the activities of these Western ‘friends’, sensitised India to the Islamic ‘threat’, it more importantly, has lowered the Indian guard against the resurgent Western encirclement.

American forces are based in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Diego Garcia - and of course Iraq. The wolf pack behaviour of pursuit of quarry does not allow co-operation between packs - but within the pack itself. So, while the Islamic crescent perception has some validity, the threat of The Star and The Cross is equal, if not greater.

Sometimes, ‘friends’ are more dangerous than a recognised opposition.

Moral Stature

Equally, India should not acquire the practices or memberships that have made recent history bloody and exploitative. While many civilisations have stumbled (Greeks, Romans, Egypt) and fallen by the wayside, India’s many comebacks, have been based on never losing moral stature - and it is late in the day to start down that path.

Concerns! Questions?

Is the ‘Islamic demonisation’ an attempt by the ‘wolf pack’ to separate a member of the herd and then go for the kill - like Iraq.

Is India getting co-opted in this ‘wolf pack hunt’?

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Elections ... In The Land Of The Free

The Three MonkeysAt the Toshogu Temple, Nikko, Japan, is the carving of the 3 monkeys. These three monkeys tell us to see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil monkeys - called sanzaru (三猿) or sanbiki no saru (三匹の猿). Their individual names are Mizaru (not see), Iwazaru (not say) and Kikazaru (not hear).

‘Mizaru' Obama

A viral email, doing the rounds, accusses Sen. Barrack Obama of a grave crime. It claims that Obama is a Muslim. The Associated Press report, says, "Presidential candidate battles misconception that he's a Muslim"

Poor Obama! He had to take time off from his campaign to fight innuendo and smear. Fight to remove the slur from his name. Desperately, he re-butted, "I've been to the same church, the same Christian church, for almost 20 years" He emphasised, "in the United States Senate, I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America." In case anyone gets such an email, "send it back to whoever sent it and tell them this is all crazy. Educate" the Senator earnestly advised.

Is it a crime in the land-of-the-free not to be a Christian? Does the US Constitution forbid non-Christians from holding the highest office in the land-of-the-free?

I am pretty uneducated about the land-of-the-free, Senator. In a backward country like India, voters don't bother about religion. Our recent President was a Muslim. I rather liked him. But I must be wrong. After all, I am from a backward country. And then the Indian voter is uneducated. Can you please educate me, Senator Obama. I have heard so much about your land-of-the-free.

‘Iwazaru' McCain

John McCain has written an inspiring book - Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember, (co authored by Mike Salter, October 25, 2005). A review (From Publishers Weekly)says that McCain is "telling 34 stories of heroes ... and ... the pantheon is inclusive enough to hold Aung San Suu Kyi and Gandhi alongside Churchill and Eisenhower."

A few weeks later, after releasing this book, at the "Charlie Rose Show" Senator McCain informed the world that a Muslim had killed Gandhiji. I come from a backward country, Senator McCain. The backward school (in my backward country) I went to , told me that a Hindu killed Gandhi. Thank you for telling me the truth, Senator. I do hope you understand my disadvantage, Senator.

Only Americans tell the truth (especially if they want to become Presidents). It is not like that in my country, India. In my backward country, India, we have been told lies that Gandhi was killed by Hindus. Just imagine the lies. I am now sure that Rajiv Gandhi was also killed by Muslims and Indira Gandhi must have also been killed by a Muslim. Thank you, Senator. I can see the truth. For as they say, the truth will set you free.

‘Kikazaru' Clinton

Now we come to the friend of India - Hillary Clinton.

She is one helluva brave lady. Imagine a woman trying to become a President in the United States of America. The US has real men. They do not want to burden women with the Presidency.

Hillary Clinton, the Brave, has further threatened, all the caveman that they should not attack America. She has cautioned America, "We have real enemies who are sitting in some cave somewhere trying to figure out how to hurt us again." I now understand why millions of Red Indians were killed. The Red Indian Cavemen must have also done something. Otherwise, the peace loving, land-of-the-free, American nation, will not attack anybody.

American men are not backward like South Asia ‘men.' In fact South Asia does not have enough men. Otherwise, why does South Asia have so many women leaders. Tell me.

The Toshogu Temple

Three Monkeys, Toshogu Temple, Nikko, Japan

About 80 years ago, the Japanese sent a gift to Gandhiji. The Three monkeys from Toshogu Temple, Nikko, Japan. These three monkeys (imagine that, monkeys) tell us that we should not see, hear or talk evil. Gandhiji (that half naked ... apologies to Churchill again) loved these monkeys and carried them around.

I am sure that three American Senators, still in the Presidential race, have taken inspiration from these three monkeys - Mizaru, Iwazaru and Kikazaru.

See no evil, say no evil, hear no evil

‘Mizaru' Obama cannot see the evil of Islamic demonisation. It is not happening. ‘Iwazaru' McCain does not want to talk about the evil of Islamic demonisation. It is not happening. ‘Kikazaru' Clinton cannot hear the evil of Islamic demonisation. It is not happening.

God bless America, the-land-of-the-free.
Three Monkeys, Toshogu Temple, Nikko, Japan

My Plans

I have changed my plans. I was thinking of retiring to the caves, one day - in the Indian tradition. But, with Hillary's threat hanging over my head, I am afraid. Senators, looking at your source of inspiration, I also now understand, why the favorite Hindu god is a monkey.

What is likely to Happen

Who will 'actually' and 'finally' win this election. St.Barnum has a simple logic.

Who Will Win The US Election

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Burn Your Old History Books - Emerging New History

December, 1945. Nag Hammadi

Nag Hammadi Scripts

WW2 was over. Victors were busy sharing the spoils. Colonies were awaiting release. Feudal systems were wearing at the cuffs.

In Upper Egypt, a farmer, Mohammed Ali Samman was digging for 'sabakh' (kind of guano, bird droppings used as natural fertiliser), near Nag Hammadi. He discovered an earthen jar. Overcoming his initial fears of breaking open the jar (it may well contain djinns), he found some books! Disappointed with his 'find', he dumped this in his house along with firewood and straw. His mother used some of the books and pages to start the fire.

20 years later after passing through many hands, it was found that these were the same books that the Catholic Church has been, allegedly, trying to suppress for 1500 years. Only 3 more copies of this book existed in the world.

Till the Nag Hammadi finding, there were only three surviving copies of the Gnostic book, The Pistis Sophia. Till the Nag Hammadi finding, there were only three surviving copies of the Gnostic book, The Pistis Sophia - the Askew Codex (in the British Museum), The Berlin (or Akhmim) Kodex (acquired in Cairo, Egypt) and the Bruce Codex (bought in Thebes, Upper Egypt, by Lord James Bruce and donated to the Bodlein Library).

The Dead Sea Scrolls

Dead Sear Scroll Jar

Two years later, in 1947, at Wadi Qumran, 1953, near the Dead Sea, then in Jordan, now in Israel, a Bedouin shepherd boy was finding himself short of his goats. He set out in search of his goats - and he wandered into caves.

And in these dark caves he made a discovery that shook the Christian world. He found earthen jars containing ancient scrolls written in papyrus, animal skin and copper plates also. Over the next 9 years, more than 900 such documents were recovered from 11 nearby caves. The Jordanian authorities handed it over to a team of (mostly) Catholic priests. For 40 years, this team did not release much information. International uproar about the slow progress and the role of the Catholic Church (re. suppression of these documents for more than 40 years) finally forced the teams to open up the documents.

West Asia

Between 1850-1900, archaeologists dug up more than 400,000 clay tablets in West Asia. This loot was carried back to the British Museum, Louvre France, Imperial Museum in Berlin, University Of Pennsylvania. The latter digs and finds were retained Iraq, Turkey and Egypt. Less than one fifth have been published so far.

ElamBas relief From Susan

The Elamite capital is called by Western archaeologists as Susa - but correctly is Shushan (was it so called because it was the seat of of शासन 'shaasan', the Sanskritic word for governance). It was initially populated by an aboriginal tribe called 'uwaja' (did the Elamites call them पूरवज 'purvaja' - Sanskritic for ancestors) and some other Greek sources called them Uxii.

Alfredo Trombetti, an Italian Elamologist, was an Italian linguist who theorised that all the languages in the world evolved from one language - monogenesis of language, his theory is called. In his book, Elementi Di Glottologia, he worked backwards to North India as the source of all languages. Trombetti learned French, German, Greek, Hebrew and Latin by himself. He spoke these languages when he was 14 years old. In the colonial era, where Britain was the single super power, such credit given to India was not welcome.

Archibald Henry Sayce's essays dealing with Elamite: 'Amardian or Protomedic Tablets in the British Museum' settled the initial direction for interpretation for Elamite studies.

Indic Connections

Hittite Musicians Hittites were one of the main branches of Indics in the region. Ramesis II is about 100 years after Akhenaten - (एकनाथन Eknathan meaning One God in Sanskrit). Akhenaten’s father is AmenhotepIII who wanted to marry the Mittani (another Indic kingdom) princess of Dashratta (Tushrutta). The Indic influence and presence is overwhelming in the Levant at this time. E.g. Instead of building mausoleums, Akhenaten built temples - much like other Indian kings.

After this there is a slow fadeout and decrease of the Indic rule in the Middle East. The Achmenaid Persians take-over from Elamites (The Indic Dravidians who settled Persia). Egypt became a Roman colony - and turned westward. Judaism began to grow.

Why this change?

Slavery Continues

Slavery In Egypt

West Asian reluctance to give up slavery, made Indo Aryan rulers disengage politically from West Asia and Middle East. Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the three ‘desert religions’, gained their first converts from slaves, but continued with slavery till the 20th century.

The 3 ‘desert religions’ instead of reforming slave societies, just enabled the transfer of slave titles. Freedom meant old slaves became the new slave masters. Non-political Indian role in West Asia and Middle East continued to grow in terms of trade and learning. Babylon became a part of Alexander’s empire (and then the Roman Empire).

The slave revolt of Egypt by Moses, made the Indic rulers reform and distance themselves from the slave owning societies. Hence the fade out of the Indic rule from the Middle East - but the continuation of Buddhist influences, trade and peoples contact.

This slave reform and distancing of Indic rulers from slave societies was led by Indian reformers like Buddha and Mahavira. This happened not around and after 500 BC as determined by Western dating logic (which needed to fit the Aryan Invasion Theory, The 'evolution' of Greek and Romans) - but around 1000 BC.

Reformist Rulers & Inherited Systems

In the extended India, slavery was an inherited social system - for which the Hittites made some liberal laws. The inherited norm of slavery was sought to be liberalised, in incremental manner by the Indic societies of the Middle East. This incremental liberalisation possibly created a backlash against the ‘holier-than-thou’ Indians, by the slave-owning, ruling classes of the non-Indic societies - and the newly liberated classes also.

Who were blamed

Possibly, the Indic reformers. The liberated blame the liberator. Much like Gandhiji was killed by a Hindu.

I can hear people screaming, ‘Who asked you to give such fancy ideas like dignity, freedom to these slaves. Look now what has happened”. And when the unemployed, hungry slaves were turned back by their bankrupt masters, the slaves must have said, “You have created these rifts. All that we asked for was a little less of work and a little more of comfort. We don't want this freedom. Can we eat freedom!”

The Moses Connection

This liberalisation triggered a (vengeful) Moses to walk out of Egypt and formed Judaism - a monotheistic religion. The (suspected) Pharaoh at that time was Ramesis-II roughly between 1300-1200 BC. This is also when the Battle of Kadesh happened with the Hittites, which resulted in the most famous treaty.

The cause of this battle was the defection of King Benteshina of the Amurru (is the correct name Bente = वंश vansha in Sanskrit and shin = moon goddess; meaning Chandravanshi?). The Amurru, (also known as Amorites) possibly switched sides from being an Egyptian vassal, to a Hittite ally. Were Amurrus, the Mauryas who later defeated the Seleucid army?

Moses & Christ

Christ - a more forgiving man than the vengeful Moses, came in a little later. His life as a young man has been obscured. Till 400 AD, Buddhism was blanking out Christianity. Constantine’s council of Nice and force of the state and church oppression thereafter ensured the survival and growth of Christianity.

Mani - Linking Buddhism to Christ

Mani, a Buddhist preacher who also talked of Christ as a major reform teacher was seen as a major threat by the Church from 250 AD to till about 1500 AD.

Buddhism had already spread to Sri Lanka, India and Afghanistan - making waves. The Church was having a uphill time in gaining believers from new religions - like Buddhism, and Mani, a Persian Buddhist teacher trained in India. The Manichean religion was an eclectic mix of Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Mithraism. It appealed to significant sections of the population, as it showed continuity from earlier faiths. It recognised earlier prophets and teachers like Buddha and Jesus - and Mani as the last teacher in this line of prophets.

Christian writers (Hippolytus and Epiphanius) write about Scythianus, who visited India around 50AD from where he brought ideas about Apokatastasis (re-birth) - "the doctrine of the Two Principles". Scythianus' pupil Terebinthus (Tere - Lord + binthu = Hindu; Hindu Lord) called himself as a "Buddha" ("Buddas"), as mentioned in writings of Cyril of Jerusalem). Terebinthus went to Palestine and Judaea where he met the Apostles "becoming known and condemned", and ultimately settled in Babylon, where he transmitted his teachings to Mani.

This religion spread far - from Europe to China. In China, this was integrated with Buddhist beliefs (Taisho Tripitaka). In Afghanistan, Iran it was Aiyn-e-Mani. In Europe it became Manichean. This posed a challenge to the Church. The response of the Church - wipe the very thought of a different belief.

Simply put, this religion posited that there is an eternal struggle between Good and Evil. Men should protect themselves against evil (the Roman Church feared that this may lead to Devil worship) and lead a life of virtue. The Vatican Church believed that there was God and he did not create evil.

Women (Eve) did. This was the Original Sin. All mankind are sinners now and need to pray to God (and Jesus was his son and sent to Earth to save mankind) and redeem ourselves. St.Augustine was canonised for his conversion from Manichean to Christianity.

Pistis Sophia, Gnostics & Buddhism

Pistis Sophia (surviving as Bruce Codex, Berlin-Akhmim Codex and Askew Codex) were suppressed by Britain and Germany for decades. Rediscovered as Dead Sea Scrolls and Nag Hamamdi manuscripts, research has been slowed to a crawl. The question now is no more ‘did Buddhism influence Christianity’ but ‘how much did Buddhism influence Christianity’. Do these manuscripts show a greater extent of Buddhism than colonial Britain, supremist Germany and the Vatican would like to admit?

Slavery In India

Slavery in India, disappeared from about 1000 BC. Zilch. Nyet. Non.

While the Levant and the Occident continued with slavery for the next 3000 years, till 1900 AD, in India (referring to the Greater India, including the Hittites and Mitannis) after 1100 BC, slavery vanished. Compared to the retributive and vengeful Hammurabi’s code, the Indic rulers of Middle East (the Hittites, Mittanis and Elamites) already had a more liberal and humane legal system. More on this here.

Enter The Ahimsa Twins

Buddha and Mahavira come in.Kung Fu Stance

Western historian dates are slotted for 500 BC for the ahimsa ‘twins’. What if the Buddha and Mahavira are from the 1000 BC - and led the reform against slavery. This also ties in with the historic (and unique) movement of Indian diet towards an increase in vegetarian component.

Indic rejection of slavery, led to their disengagement from the Middle East, where other cultures, continued with slavery. From dominance, Indians became satisfied with presence and influence. Capture by slave traders and slavery was also the reason, that possibly, Indian traders preferred buyers to come to them. This also accounts for the system of unarmed combat that travelled with Buddhist monks to China - and became Chinese Kung Fu, or the Kalaripayattu (in Kerala) or the system of लठैद (combat practitioners using 'lathis' - bamboo sticks).

The Ahimsa Appeal

BuddhaThe exhortation towards ‘ahimsa’ is an appeal to the ‘oppressors’ to stop ‘himsa’ against all life - and similarly for the oppressed to resolve the social issues by ‘ahimsa.’ There is of course, some merit in taking some issues like oppression at a general level, as a matter of principal - and not to get bogged down in specifics.

Do keep in mind that Elamites, (cousins of modern Dravidians) founded Persia; the Middle East was influenced and had significant presence of Indic Mittanis and Hittites - and India was far bigger than what we see today.

Slave Memory In Indian Society

Slave memory faded out and there are only some stray references in Indian classical literature about slavery - like the Harishchandra story.

Jataka stories (mainly considered as children’s stories in the West) are a reflection of social mores, realities- and also cautionary tales for adults. This Jataka story (click on the link) refers to a “demon’ (another word for a slave trader) and cautions travellers and merchants about slave traders. This 'demon' kidnaps the merchant - but leaves the goods behind. Trade in India is governed by शुभ लाभ 'shubh labh' - and hence Indians have not been major players in drugs proliferation (unlike Japan, the West in which traded Opium in Korea and China), in slave trade, in software virus, in spamming, through out history.

The Greek Dark Age

Around the 1000 BC inflection point, there is another interesting thing that happened - the so called Greek Dark Age. This is a relatively new concept - 1971. Fromm 1200 BC to 900 BC - when the Indic kingdoms, like Hittites, the Mittanis and Elamites were retreating from the Levant, the Greeks went through ‘a catastrophe’.

Two Mycenaen cities, 40 other cities of Turkey, Syria and Middle East were destroyed. Egypt and Mesopotamia were threatened. This was reversed by the revival of trade links with India through the Phoenicians in 900 BC.

Plague, Locusts, Disease

So what was behind the the Indian disengagement from West Asia, the Greek Dark Age and the fall of the XVIIIth dynasty of Egypt.

Moses and Judaism, slavery, revolt of the slaves is my hypotheses. With the walkout by slaves, cities became dirty, plague broke out, agriculture suffered and locusts descended. With malnutrition, hunger and deprivation, came diseases. This led to reform in diet - increased vegetarianism in India.

And Moses claimed credit (and showed how powerful his god was) for the mishaps in Egypt.

What Did This Do In India

3000 years ago, India went ahead and created a new economic model without slavery. The Occident and the Levant were using slaves till 20th century. Middle East’s labour laws even today smack of slave owner mentality.

It was these events in 1000 BC which made two things happen.

It catalysed the refinement and consolidation of Sanskrit, the Vedas, The Ramayana, The Mahabharata et al. And it led to many reform leaders, the Bodhisatvas and Tirthankaras - prime amongst whom were Buddha and Mahavira, who counselled patience, introspection, ahimsa to their followers.

In modern times, the easiest test of oppression is 'statistically significant’ population decline. And there has been no population decline in India to even talk about ‘oppression’ in the genocidal meaning that the West tries equating with India - to cover up their own genocides.

Dates and Periodization

There is one problem with this hypothesis - dates.

Buddha and Mahavira were periodized circa 500 BC by western historians; to ensure that the Greeks got all the credit and that the Aryan invasion theory became feasible. A relook at the dates will support my hypotheses. Even if Buddha and Mahavira are correctly dated, there are the Tirthankaras and Bodhisatvas who did the reform story.

Anton Fuhrer - Fixer Of Dates & Places

The gentleman who is supposed to have ‘fixed’ Gautama Buddha’s birthplace, date and time was a certain Dr.Alois Anton Fuhrer. This gentleman was subsequently accused of having tampered with archaeological artifacts - and the Lumbini artifacts etc.

Call it reform or evolution. Slavery was clearly an inherited institution in some part of the great Indic spread.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Scrap The Sydney Test

Now that the One day Tri Series is over, and the Test series in Australia is also over, India needs to move. The Sydney Test should be scrubbed out of the record books. The Sydney was a was about racism and politics - and not about sports at all.

Australians cricket needs to fall in line with ’sporting norms’.


Modern international sport is an Anglo Saxon construct. All modern games with international following were constructed, nurtured and administered by Anglo Saxons - for propaganda purposes. Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Baseball, Football, Hockey - all of them. Being the creators of the sport, the Anglo Saxons always had a head-start - and ahead on the learning curve. They hate it when other catch up - and after that these mind games begin.

Sports As Propaganda

Afraid of losing the propaganda war, to Hitler’s ‘Aryan’ athletes, the first response of the Anglo Saxon Bloc was boycott. But Hitler was a babe in the woods - on the propaganda war that followed. The Germans put up a display without precedents. The Olympic relay torch, the press centre (with telex machines), television coverage were concepts that the Berlin Games organising comittee put up. But, good organising was not enough.

Jesse Owens was a master stroke. Blacks who otherwise were not allowed to drink or eat at the same facilities in America, suddenly became representatives of the land of the free - a propaganda tool. (This link leads to an article which talks about the false propaganda about the ‘imaginary’ snub that Owens received from Hitler). The use of Cathy Freeman by the Australians, an Aborigine, 60 years later was another instance of the same.

Post WW2, repeated Olympic boycotts against Soviet Russia in 1956, 1980 etc. had more to do with fear of losing. Soviets Olympic participation for the first time in 1956 sent shivers down the USA - who did not want to come out second. A win as a pseudo-military victory is best exemplified by Eisenhower’s involvement in the preparation for the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. The Anglo-Saxon bloc is the largest winner of Olympic medals in most years.

Spassky Fischer Title MatchThe USA and Australian focus on sports has propaganda motives (Hitler and Soviet Russia learnt from) - like the Boris Spassky-Robert Fischer title match.

The Boris Spassky-Bobby Fischer chess championships (early 1970s) which were projected as West versus East match by the ABC (America, Australia, Britain, Canada) press and media is a prime instance of this. Apart from Chess, much grandstanding was done by Fischer - starting with the opening ceremony. This distracted Spassky. This was much like the targetting of Ishant Sharma, Harbhajan Singh by the Aussies during the recent Test and One Day series. Steve Waugh, their former captain talked about ‘mind games’ leading to ‘mental disintegration’ amongst opponents.

After India (and Pakistan) dominated hockey for 50 years, the ABC Bloc saw one way out to break this win record. Change the rules. Indians did not see this coming. Using the pretext of making hockey more exciting, the Australians (with some other white countries) modified the game where skills became less important.The rest as they say is history.

Baron Pierre de Coubertin, a recognised anglphile, was supported in his olympic movement by Britain - as a propaganda measure. Says Stefan Szymanski, “… this mythology has been propagated internationally by the writings of de Coubertin and his followers. De Coubertin, for example, gave much of the credit for development of sport to Thomas Arnold at Rugby School, an attribution that has survived long; yet in reality Arnold seems to have had no noticeable interest in sport … the public schools played a significant role in creating to rhetoric of sportsmanship, which became do important to the self-image of the British and was so attractive to anglophiles such as de Coubertin …” (ellipsis mine From A Theory Of The Evolution Of Modern Spor By Stefan Szymanski).

Eight to One

As any statistician will tell you, when umpiring mistakes go against anyone in eight to one ratio (of the possible 24-28 top order dismissals), it stinks of bovine excrement. Interestingly, all the decisions that favored the Australians were against the Indian top order batsmen or in favor of the Australian top order batsmen.

33% (9 out of the possible 28) wrong decisions cannot be a co-incidence. It is not odds or an even chance. It is design - or a conspiracy. Deccan Herald said Anil Kumble’s side was on the wrong end of eight umpiring mistakes, which had affected the outcome.

A report filed by Alex Brown stands out. Brown’s criticism and reporting is completely devoid of the Indian standpoint. “Each time an Indian cricketer appeals, umpires are now compromised. Enrage the monster, and pay for it with your job” (italics mine) says Brown. Deftly, he changes the argument. Actually, each time an Australian appealed, the umpires raised their fingers. Each time an appeal against an Aussie top order batsman was made by Indians, the umpires turned it down. After 33% wrong decisions and a trumped up charge, Alex Brown thinks the Indian Monster Board is in the wrong.

What’s The Big Deal

This was not about cricket at all. It was another demonstration of Anglo Saxon political behaviour in its distilled form. To the Anglo Saxon Bloc, Sports is racial superiority by another means - and not entertainment or sport. (For further proof, click on this link and read this article).

Dhoni and Team have beaten Australians in Australia at their own game. The One Day Tri Series was convincingly won. The Test Series was also clearly an Indian victory - which was taken away by means that the Anglo Saxons are best at.

And scrubbing the Sydney test will remove the sheep’s clothing from the wolf back. And that lead to bigger things.