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We need to talk about πόρνη

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Pornography (often abbreviated as “porn” or “porno” in informal usage) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal.

The word is similar to the Modern Greek πορνογραφία (pornographia), which derives from the Greek words πόρνη (pornē “prostitute” and πορνεία porneia “prostitution”), and γράφειν (graphein “to write or to record”, derived meaning “illustration”, cf. “graph”), and the suffix -ία (-ia, meaning “state of”, “property of”, or “place of”), thus meaning “a written description or illustration of prostitutes or prostitution”. No date is known for the first use of the word in Greek; the earliest attested, most related word one could find in Greek, is πορνογράφος, pornographos, i.e. “someone writing of harlots”, in the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus. The Modern Greek word pornographia is a translation of the French pornographie.

“Pornographie” was in use in the French language during the 1800s. The word did not enter the English language as the familiar word until 1857[10] or as a French import in New Orleans in 1842.

Wikipedia contributors, “Pornography,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pornography&oldid=698775076 (accessed January 8, 2016).

We need to talk about πόρνη.

My field studies in Copenhagen, Prague, Barcelona and on the Internet clearly demonstrates that millions of women are raped and abused on a daily basis in the holy name of freedom of expression and private enterprise.

This has to stop!

πόρνη is often referred to as the world’s most ancient profession, truth is that is the world’s oldest abuse.

I encourage you to support the work of organisations like Reden, that help women doing πόρνη and to boycot organisations like Amnesty International, that recently has expressed that πόρνη should be decriminialised.

And who do you think pays for your “free” πόρνη on the Internet?…

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Heros Of The Working People

Heros Of The Working People

You might, or rather might not, have wondered why I changed my profile picture on social media four times these last ten days.

It has something to do with the first cosmonaut of Danish heritage, Andreas Mogensen, who just returned safely to Earth after a visit to the, boringly named, International Space Station.

The images are some of the icons of the Soviet space program, from top left clockwise Sergei Pavlovich Korolev – designer of the Soviet rockets that is the foundation of the Soyuz Andreas Mogensen flew, Laika – the first living being launched into space by humans, Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov – the first human to perform a EVA (spacewalk) and Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova – the first woman, and civilian, to have flown in space.

I grew up with the spacerace in the 1960ies and if anyone had told us that the first human of Danish heritage in space would be a cosmonaut flying in Soviet rockets we would probably have laughed.

It’s interesting to note that Arthur C. Clarke had foreseen a future of cooperation in space similiar to what we se to day in the book and movie 2001, space exploration is way too costly, and the International Space Station is a testament to excatly that, peaceful cooperation between adversaries, I thoght the Russians were the bad guys?

Now if we could only get the Chinese aboard.

References

Андреас Энеуолль Могенсен (англ. Andreas Enevold Mogensen; род. 2 ноября 1976, Копенгаген, Дания) — астронавт ЕКА, первый астронавт — гражданин Дании[1] и 544-й космонавт мира, доктор философии. 2 сентября 2015 года в качестве бортинженера-1 транспортного пилотируемого корабля «Союз ТМА-18М» и экспедиции посещения ЭП-18 стартовал с космодрома Байконур к Международной космической станции.

Википедия contributors, “Могенсен, Андреас,” Википедия, свободная энциклопедия, http://ru.wikipedia.org/?oldid=73244457 (accessed сентября 12, 2015).

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (Russian: Серге́й Па́влович Королёв; IPA: [sʲɪrˈgʲej ˈpavləvʲɪtɕ kərɐˈlʲɵf], Ukrainian: Сергі́й Па́влович Корольо́в, Serhiy Pavlovych Korolyov, also transliterated as Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov; 12 January [O.S. 30 December 1906] 1907 – 14 January 1966) was the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer in the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 1950s and 1960s. He is considered by many as the father of practical astronautics.

Wikipedia contributors, “Sergei Korolev,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sergei_Korolev&oldid=672293804 (accessed September 12, 2015).

Laika (Russian: Лайка; c. 1954 – November 3, 1957) was a Soviet space dog who became one of the first animals in space, and the first animal to orbit the Earth. Laika, a stray dog from the streets of Moscow, was selected to be the occupant of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 that was launched into outer space on November 3, 1957.

Wikipedia contributors, “Laika,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Laika&oldid=680429457 (accessed September 12, 2015).

Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐˈrxʲipəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈonəf]; born 30 May 1934 in Listvyanka, West Siberian Krai, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major General. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity (EVA), exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.

Wikipedia contributors, “Alexey Leonov,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexey_Leonov&oldid=667662194 (accessed September 12, 2015).

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə]; born 6 March 1937) is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. In order to join the Cosmonaut Corps, Tereshkova was honorarily inducted into the Soviet Air Force and thus she also became the first civilian to fly in space.

Wikipedia contributors, “Valentina Tereshkova,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Valentina_Tereshkova&oldid=678010614 (accessed September 12, 2015).

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How I stopped worrying and love humanity

Almost each day I catch a glimpse of the news. This person have run amok with a gun in a mall. That person wants rape…

Posted by Bo Nielsen on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

In my house owners association we had a manual from the “national civil defense/guard” issued in the early 1980ies that listed what our board had of obligations in case of nuclear war (number of yellow wests and shovels to stock etc.), NOW that was scary…

BTW what scared me as a child was that supersonic jets and spacecrafts would destroy the atmosphere and that the ozone layer would be depleted, and the book The Limits to Growth was scary “no matter what we do, we’re doomed”.

So what scares me is that we’ve known these facts since the 70’ies, so I charge us all with terrorism against the Earth, if found guilty, this might make future generations judge us less harshly…

What gives me hope is that humanity is crafty, and has learned to stop worrying and love the bomb for 70 years now, ponder that future generations!

ps. in the 70’ies I got most of my knowledge from The Danish and Swedish State Broadcasting Corporations, now I’m happy that YouTube has legalised piracy so I still can watch BBC documentaries…

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Kepler-452b: Most Earth-like exoplanet yet – a consequence of the size of the Universe?

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Kepler-452b artist concept” by NASA – http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/soaking-up-the-rays-of-a-sun-like-star-artistic-concept. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikipedia.

July 23 2015 NASA announced that the Kepler space telescope had found the most Earth-like exoplanet yet:

The discovery of a super-Earth-sized planet [Kepler-452b] orbiting a sun-like star brings us closer than ever to finding a twin of our own watery world. But NASA’s Kepler space telescope has captured evidence of other potentially habitable planets amid the sea of stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

I think that the most impressive fact about exoplanets, including Earth-like, is that we had the imagination to believe that they had to exist, given such small empirical evidence (just one solar system).

This might be a fact of the Universe given the infinity of it on both scales (10 to the positive power and 10 to the negative power.

So there must be a lot of “Earths” out there, and we might have some better guesstimates on some of the factors of the Drake Equation now.

Congratulations to us all with this amazing find, that was science fiction in my childhood!

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User story: #Rejsekort som “Periodekort”

Jeg ønsker at kunne bruge periodekort sammen med mit rejsekort.

Køb periodekort online på http://rejsekort.dk (need to have) eller med app (nice to have)
Bind det sammen med rejsekortet

Nu har du dit periodekort med dig uden strøm, du behøver heller ikke at checke ind eller ud. Det er noget pjat når Rejsekort påstår at de får en masse data ud af rejsekortet, da de ikke kan følge rejser foretaget på periodekort alligvel.

Hvis du checker ind eller ud skiftes der automatisk til standard rejsekort funktionalitet, men man får modregnet de zoner man allerede har.

Dette kræver at de zoner man allerede har bliver registreret på rejsekortet.

Tillad i øvrigt “periodekort” ned til en dags varighed.

Det lyder da nemt nok, men er det sikkert ikke. Hvad har jeg overset? Kommentarer modtages.

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“Babalon”

I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast
Full of names of blasphemy and written on her
Forehead was MYSTERY – Babalon the great
Mother of Harlots and abominations of the earth.

Then an angel cried, saying Babalon is fallen and
Become the habitation of devils and the hold of
Every foul spirit. For all nations of the earth have
Drunk the wine of the wrath of her fornication and
The kings of the earth have fornicated with her,
And the merchants of the earth are waxed rich
Through the abundance of her delicacies.

Chorus:
Babaloon the Great -mud mother
Babaloon the Great -soil sister
Babaloon the Great -she was Mary Magdalena
Babaloon the Great -she’s your Whore Madonna

I believe in one earth, the mother of us all and in
One womb wherein all men are begotten and
Wherein they shall rest, mystery of mystery, in her
Name,
Babalon, crimson queen, she was painted,
Tainted, unclean
Undermining family life
Everybody’s mistress, nobody’s wife

Our father lied -she never died
Love became obsession and gulf between body

And soul opened wide
Conscience was a bleeding heart
Tore all lovers apart
Made a sword in the shape of a cross and a bomb that
Cried
“God’s on your side.”
He said “You’re born to die, life’s all sorrow
Don’t change the world, think only of tomorrow”
Millions were killed, tortured and maimed
Allah be praised, she ought to be ashamed

Chorus:
She’s not a screen dream to hang on the wall
Or a wet machine to peep beneath your pillow
She’s not your girl next door or an ice queen to
Waste away for
She’s Babalon, equal to man
She’ll do what she wants to do what she can
But Gad said the word, still heard now
“If she’s not a virgin, she must be a cow”

Sparge verba, sparge verba, sparge verba Ñ•
Venus orta mari
Exaudi penis carmina blanda precor
Phallum ejaculum tibi feram semper in meo amore

Babalon, I’m waiting for you, I’m begging for you
Babalon listen to me, listen to me etc. NOW
Babalon you’ve got to come back
Bababababababababa Babalon
Please come back
Bababababababababababababa

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“Strobe light”

Where’s my telephone?
Is that you baby? Yeah!
Got something to tell ya. Oh, what?
I wanna see ya tonight.
I want you to walk in the door.
I want you to lay on the floor.
Cause tonight’s the night.
We make love under a strobe light.
Underneath the strobe light.

Wanna make love to you under the strobe light.
Wanna make love to you under the strobe light.
Strobe light, wooooooah, strobe light, wooooooah, yeah!

Pulsin’ light goes to my head!
Everything I see is red!
Baby, when I kiss your hair,
I feel electricity in the air.

I’m gonna kiss your eyes. (gasp)
Then I’m gonna kiss your neck. (groan)
Then I’m gonna kiss your tummy. (oooh!)
Then I’m gonna kiss your PINEAPPLE! (shriek!)

Tonight’s the night for love under the light.
Strobe light, strobe light.
Underneath the strobe light.

Wanna make love to you under the strobe light.
Wanna make love to you under the strobe light.
Strobe light, wooooooah, strobe light, wooooooah, yeah!

I just wanna make love to you.
I just wanna make love to you.
Underneath the strobe light.
Strobe light! Strobe light! Strobe light!
Strobe light! Strobe light!
Strobe strobe strobe strobe strobe light.