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THE DOLL EXPERIMENT AKA WE FAILED THESE CHILDREN

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Well I looked it up and it broke my heart. It's called "The Doll Experiment". It was preformed several times over the years. Black children are faced with 2 dolls, one white and one black. They are asked what doll is beautiful. Almost all the children said the white doll because it was white. When asked what doll is the bad doll they pointed at the black doll.
You can see the reflection of internal thinking. These poor children think they are not beautiful and are some how bad simply because of the color of their skin. It is obviously a reflection of fundamental social pressures. The media never showing black people in a positive light and always showing white people as the good guy.
It is outright unacceptable to me that this can happen. That a child does not like it's self because they are not white. There are no versions of the experiment in the last decade that I could find, so I'm hoping things have changed for the better as in regard to the self perception of…

IT'S HARD TO PISS ME COMPLETELY OFF BUT THAT MYKA PERSON DID

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Myka Stauffer is a name you may have heard this last while. See she and her hubby adopted a disabled child from China. They even went out of their way to crowd fund the adoption. There was all kinds of talk that they where wanting a disadvantaged child to give it a loving home. Turns out they just wanted to be popular on YouTube and suck some money out of Google while they where doing it. The move drove up subscribers by a factor of 7. This turned into a great deal of views on their videos. As well, this is a person who is a nurse - so she should know what it's like to deal with the disabled. Recently the exploitative videos of the child and well, all their videos where removed. Google also took away a large amount of views from their account stats in response to allegations.
Turns out after a while of actually having to deal with a disabled child, they decided it was too much and tossed him away like trash. Yup they "returned" the child. There where many people asking abo…

TURNING ON ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT FOR WINDOWS 10

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Well it may become handy to activate the Administrator account on Windows 10 at some point in time. Being that the account is not on by default (even when it says your administrator, you're not). You have to turn it on at the command line level.
Turn on administrator account Right click windows logo and run PowerShell as administrator Type: net user administrator /active:yes
Turn off administrator account Right click windows logo and run PowerShell as administrator net user administrator /active:no

I WISH THEY WOULD FINALLY FIX ONEDRIVE

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Well this has been happening on 3 different phones (2 different brands) and 3 different versions of Android. So I think it's the freaking OneDrive app. Being this has been happening for YEARS, it makes me wonder about them. Not one other app does this - it just shows the photos. The photos are NOT corrupted as well. If you exit the app and load it again it may or may not work - but most times works the 2nd time. The other thing is, it will eventually just up and STOP working. You will delete files and they still show up - you will upload files and they don't show up. You have to go to settings then to OneDrive then to Storage and clear the app data. If you don't have OneDrive linked in your phones settings you will have to log in again and verify the login again. It's a living pain in the ass. However i'm not paying extra for some cloud service when I'm paying for Office subscription that gives me 1TB of cloud. I won't mention it should be 5TB, but whatever…

BROKEN WINDOWS UPDATE MADE ME RE-INSTALL WINDOWS 10

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Well that freaking worked. Well there was an update that KILLED the update feature in Windows 10 recently (5/12/2020). You may want to go to settings then updates and check updates. If it tosses you some freaking error it's had the bun basically.
So I tried it all. I enabled the administrator account then tried to update from it - NOPE. I tried to use PowerShell to rebuild the Image - NOPE. I tried the registry patch from Microsoft - NOPE. I cleaned up the files with the drive cleaner including the update files - NOPE.
What I had to do is download the media tool and run it then say "update now" then do what it says basically. Took FOREVER as I don't have an SSD - I've got a slow HDD. Then after that I had to update and I noticed it DID NOT install the broken one - in fact I think it's been removed from the list.
This leaves you with a shit pile of old files you literally CAN'T remove by just deleting the "windows.old" folder. You have to pull up pr…

TURN OFF SAMSUNG PUSH ADS

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On the home screen, swipe down and find the little gear in the top right corner - tap it. Then scroll down to Apps and tap it.


Note older phones have an app called Samsung Advertising Agent - turn it's notifications off as well. New phones only have this one.

I USED TO REALLY LIKE SAMSUNG BUT FFS ENOUGH

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One and only one of these shows up literally every single freaking day on my phone. It is some crap security thing on Android 10 on my Samsung A50. Like ya know. I said YES to it having access to my location. What the literal shit is this about? Fuck off. And with all the apps that use my location, this should be going on until next winter FFS. That and FUCK OFF with advertising new devices to me on my fucking phone. JESUS on a pogo-stick.

WHAT'S ON MY DEVICES

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Phone Phone Phone  Tablet PC

4 BEAN VEGGIE STEW

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540 ml Can Dark Red Kidney Beans
540 ml Can Fava Beans
540 ml Can Romano Beans
540 ml Can Navy Beans
796 ml Can Sliced Stewed Tomatoes
796 ml Can Crushed Tomatoes
Greek Seasoning Mix to taste

Mix the beans and the tomatoes and spice in a slow cooker. Cover with 4 cups of mixed frozen veggies (on top, do not mix yet). Cook on high for 2 hours. Mix in the veggies and portion out in containers. For me this gives me 6 meals. On the odd occasion I toss in some hot sauce as well. Next month I'm switching to taco seasoning. I am using a 7.1 quart cooker. It comes out slightly watery, but I don't mind. You can thicken it up with Tomato paste or by using only crushed tomatoes.

STUFFED TOYS, GHOSTS, AND A UFO

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This is Stormy Cat. It's Pusheen's sister Stormy. I call her Stormy Cat. Well normally she is lined up nice with my speaker and facing north square on. However for some reason she moves around a bit when I'm sleeping. I'll get up and she will not be in the same place and/or rotated a bit. One day I was sitting at the computer and messing with my phone and saw movement out of the corner of my eye - she had rotated 90 degrees.
I have no valid explanation of what the hell is going on with her. However I feel there is a spirit in my apartment. Yes I know it's not a rational thing to think but there it is. A ghost is basically a recording of an event that plays back. A spirit is a thinking entity (simple however). The next level is demons and angles kind of things. Yes I know most people don't believe this stuff. However I have been part of 2 sightings of ghost activity when I was NOT alone.
First there was 3 of us in the evening at the golf course. I was about 8 or 9…

WEIGHT LOSS WEEKS 18 TO 21

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Week 18
+2.0 lbs, 390.0 lbs (177.2 kg)

Week 19
+6.2 lbs, 397.0 lbs (180.1 kg)

Week 20
-2.0 lbs, 395.0 lbs (179.1 kg)

Week 21
-3.0 lbs, 392.0 lbs (177.8 kg)



Not done that great the last 4 weeks and I've been remiss in reporting it I see. I thought I had kept up on here, but I last posted Week 17, so here are the weeks 18 to 21 to get up to date.
Week 19 I had an issue with eating junk food and spent most of the week doing just that.
Week 21 on Monday I was down 5 lbs so I seem to have put 2 lbs back on since then. I know I should not weigh on days other than my selected weekly day, but I did. I am puffed up a bit so could be water weight, however I had ice cream on Monday as well.

FACEBOOK AI NOT SO INTELLIGENT IF YOU ASK ME

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So the AI that scans every bit of content we post is not that good it seems. Today it thought I was in need of a fundraiser. I quickly realized what triggered it. The problem is it can have all kinds of false auto flags. A friend defended gay people in a comment and got a warning for "hate speech" even though to a grade 4 student it would be obvious he was doing the opposite of hate speech. Personally I got a warning not to post "sexual content" when I posted a photo of a man holding a small dog. The man had all his clothing on, so I have not one clue what it thought was in the image. The dog did not at all look like a penis for example. The last while, several people I know got marked as "spam" when they posted a video link from YouTube. One was a cat video and the other a music video. Who in the world knows why? It seems some people can post 45 links an hour and have no issue and others it screams SPAM with just one share. Personally I got hit with the …

ANDROID 10 SCREEN RECORDER ON A SAMSUNG DEVICE

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On your Samsung phone it's easy to find. Swipe down on the home screen twice to show all options. I found mine on page 2 of the tools and moved it to the quick list to use more easily. It's been said to be hard to find on phones other than the Samsung and LG devices so you may have to look up where to find it and/or have to make a shortcut on your launch screen.
It will record the entire screen so try not to have information that is private showing when you record. There is the option to have no sound, device sound and device and mic sounds. It seems to have done a good job when I recorded the launch screen scrolling and playing a simple game.
Using an app from the app store can be a task to find out if the creator was above board or looking to poach personal info and passwords. One I wanted to try a couple years ago wanted root access and that just never a good idea and just not needed.

2 NSFW JOKES

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The Urinal
I was standing at a urinal earlier today and next to me was a midget also having a pee. I noticed he kept winking at me like crazy.  I said "Are you gay? Do you fancy me or something?"  He replied "No you're splashing in my fucking eyes!" Dear teachers.
When the kids finally go back to school I'm going to need your help to ease them back into things. so if you could throw in the occasional "for fucks sake", "this makes no fucking sense", "do whatever you fucking want", and "Sit down and shut the fuck up", that would be great.

WE CREATE REALITY

We can't know reality so we create a simulated reality based on our limited understanding. The more we learn the more complex the simulation, but still we can never truly know reality. Our form is too limited by imposed limitations while spending a lifetime building. Even if we seek to banish the limitations we are limited by our form. Reality exists and we are a small part of it. Everything we can preserve changes, but reality is a fixed point. We are part of it but not aware of it. We are only aware of our construct. We can however change that construct if we desire. Life and death have no meaning and that one moment in perceived time, we become one again with reality until we venture out again as a limited being for the purpose of exploring existence from an infinite variation of experience. With this endless cycle of birth and death the hole expands and new forms of existence are created. Yet the reality we momentarily are one with endlessly, is unobtainable in these variation…

ARE THEY MONSTERS? A FEW THOUGHTS AND EXPERIENCES

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7% of adults admitted to being LGBTQ, and 8% of adults people admitted to sexually interacting with an animal, while 22% of adults admired to being attracted to children sexually.

The number of males who admitted to being molested as a child is 1 in 6. The number of girls who admitted to being molested is about 1 in 4. These are people who where UNDER the age of 12 at the time.

I can't reconcile that 22%. That is really a lot of people and to think that in most modern counties this number is skewed do to the fact admitting to it gets you placed on a list for the rest of your life and can destroy your chances at a lot of jobs, makes me wonder just how many adults are attracted to children sexually. When I looked into this I figured maybe 5%. Wow was I wrong.

I know several people who where interfered with as children. It has effected their life and will continue to do so for the rest of their days - that is in a negative manner. What I find astonishing is there are people who claim th…

FIBROMYALGIA IS MY LIFE UNFORTUNATELY

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Well this is post number 3000, and I decided to talk about something I know about all too well.

Level 6 pain head to toe. Very stiff joints. Covered in hives. Full body itchy. I am sweating but the fan literally hurts my skin. Eyes sensitive to light. Bad headache. Bowel pain. Explosive diarrhea. Metallic taste in my mouth and my hands and feet feel freezing cold although the rest of me is feels extremely hot. Fucking love fibromyalgia. Sigh.

It has been half my life dealing with this in some form or the other. This was by far not the most pain it is given me but the widest range of other symptoms that come along with it for sure. Most of the time it is just pain and maybe the itchiness. Not yesterday.

It took 15 years to get a doctor to say to me “It’s fibromyalgia”. Until then no one knew what it was. Then the doctor I had retired suddenly due to health reasons. I was scrambling to find a new doctor and the only one taking people at the time was far across the city and not to great a h…

SO MAXED OUT THE CREDIT CARD ALREADY AKA I'M DEEP IN THE HOLE

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So had like $30 left on the credit card and it was only the 9th. Also $0 in the bank. Been living on the credit card for many months now. It seems once I maxed it out I was fucked. Now every time I get it half paid off, some crap happens that I need to spend money. To be honest I been a little bit stupid getting things like pizza or whiskey to to get into on the weekends, so that does not help. Could save $100 a month but not doing that, but when the hell do I enjoy life? Not like I can go for coffee now is it? Sigh.

Anyways I decided to spend $20 of it on pizza (yeah I know - last thing I need). So I ordered the following:
14" Hand Tossed, Pineapple, Brooklyn Pepperoni, Pizza Sauce, Extra Cheese
1 2 Litre Root Beer
2 Cheddar Habanero Dip Cup

I also ended up picking up some generic pain meds from the store. Got not one clue where I put the half full bottle of them I had in the kitchen. So now I have $4.73 on the card that can be used - so like 4 bags of discount chips at the Rexall an…

WHAT THE HELL DID DEVIANTART DO NOW?

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So the "undiscovered feed" is now gone. It's the only one I liked for browsing. I can see why traffic for small names like myself and others I watch is down - no one knows we exist now. With the undiscovered feed we at least popped up at random now and then. Must be a total tick off for people who are trying to make an extra $5 a month by selling stuff.

I use the app on my phone to check comments and my watch list. It's hard for me to sit at the computer for long and I can use the app in bed if needed. Now it seems that it's NOT showing the notifications in the app now. Not to mention I'm getting the same notifications 2 or 3 times after deleting them in the browser version.

Speaking of the app, I set my landing to "Recommended for You", and it's NOT going it in the app, just on the browser. BUT they did fix the massive bug that logged you out every 10 seconds, so that's a bonus.

I've also noticed when I fire up the PC and upload stuff the …

MY BABY PHOTOS

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