Archive for May, 2012

Saturday 12th May 2012

Posted in Stuffed. on May 12, 2012 by uppyalf

Outsidein Compton Verney Surgery Day!

Surgery day at Compton Verney. Very strange kind of surgery. No doctors no nurses nothing at all like we expected.

John The Fish came and brought some of his painting for the people to take photographs of an put on line in the outside inside outside in website.

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Sunday 6th May 2012

Posted in Stuffed. on May 6, 2012 by uppyalf

Today we went with Smelly Dave and Olde Fart to a villa in a park but there was not a lot of grass except for a bit in the middle of this building complex where there were a lot of grown men shouting abuse at another load of men running around on the grass.

Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Posted in Stuffed. on May 2, 2012 by uppyalf

Top 10 Scientific Mysteries Regarding Ancient Aliens

By

aliahaley

September 3, 2011

Here is a list of 10 such mysteries regarding ancient aliens.

10 : The Chariots Of The God

A German named Erich Von Daniken in his 1968 book “Chariots Of The Gods” had put forward some very interesting theories regarding visit of aliens from outer space. He told that around the globe, there were some ancient architectures like Pyramids (the massive step pyramid of Giza) of Egypt, the Mayan Pyramids, earth drawings of Nazca, Peru, the statues of Easter Island etc were virtually impossible for mankind with limited knowledge and resources. Perhaps people from outer space with superior knowledge had helped men to accomplish such big tasks.

9: Theories and cults of God, Angels & Demons

Holy books like The Bible, Quran etc had references of Gods, Angels and Satan (Lucifer in Bible and Iblis in Quran). From early ages mankind had die hard faith in the theory of heaven and hell. This faith gave birth to several cultish movements like Relian, Scientology etc which were believed that superior beings from outer space had given birth to mankind. Even modern writers like Aleister Crowley had a theory of this kind which was famous by the name of Thelema Theory.

8: Visit of aliens in person or the Men In Black

Not only seeing UFOs on various parts of earth had eluded mankind for centuries but there were several accounts of visit by strange looking persons (dressed in black) to people who claimed that they had seen UFOs. Some researchers had drawn a parallel to these accounts. In their theories these accounts seemed quite same to some old visits by elusive figures like The Black Man, Mr.Scratch,The Grinning Man etc to common man in various parts of the world. Comic books and movies like ‘The Men In Black’ and video games around G-man are modern cultural manifestations of such beliefs.

7: Modern Technology, a boon from aliens?

Not only massive architectures around the globe but major scientific breakthroughs in last century like visit to the moon, modern weaponry, nuclear bombs etc all were boons from non-human people to the Earthlings. Daniken had stated that in a Mayan pyramid, the fresco of a strange looking person with unfamiliar clothes and headgear clearly suggest about the extraterrestrials from outer space.

6: Strange objects from sky

Apart from sightings UFO’s, there were reports stating occurrences of strange objects around the globe. Substance like a jelly or cobweb which was often referred as Angel Hair had seen flying after there were massive sightings of UFO’s. One such Angel Hair was collected and analyzed in 1959 inPortugalwhich stated it to be a highly advanced cellular organism of some kind. Another object this time a saucer of some kind which had fallen to the garden of a man named Russel Long in 1947 ofCaliforniahad also eluded scientists.

5: E.Ts on Earth

Now we have direct third kind encounters with alien species. Reports from around the globe suggested, some kind of strange creatures with grey skins, large heads and bulging eyes (like the movie ET by Spielberg) had often visited the people on Earth. They not only met them but also tried to abduct them by hypnosis. Reports also stated that there were two kinds of grey aliens; one of them was much taller while the shorter aliens might have been robotic in nature.

4: Interest in non human species also

From late 1960’s several incidents of strange cattle mutilations had led to a theory that aliens might had been interested to non human species also. In several cases of such mutilations it was seen that there were lack of blood in the body of the dead cattle or it was skinned or slaughtered in such a way that several organs were missing. Most of the time the ways by which these had been done had eluded farmers and lawmen. Moreover strong presence of radiation of some kind was found around such bodies and it was seen that scavenging animals were avoiding these corpses.

3: The mystery that is Moon!

Even Moon, the only satellite of Earth had encouraged man to put forward some theory which suggested it might have been some kind of alien origin. The theory and experiments carried out by NASA and Russian scientists from time to time had seen that Moon was much older than Earth, the hollow inner space of Moon created bell-ringing sound when hit, it had a mismatched orbit as well as the presence of metallic inner core and above all the phenomena that were eclipse had made them to come with a conclusion that Moon being an alien object.

2: Strange incidents and predictions

Some strange incidents happened years ago and some prophetic deliveries often connected with alien activities. One such incident happened in month of October in Fatima of Portugal where a large number of people who had gathered there had witnessed strange happenings to the Sun. This incident was famous as “Miracle of the Sun”. Prior to this incident it was also said that several children of that town were visited by a lady who seemed to them, had come from the sun. That mysterious lady told the children some secrets which were later identified with happenings like end of World War one and taking place of World War2 and the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul the second. Besides, alien connections were also drawn with some famous predictions by soothsayer Nostradamus.

1: The Photo of real alien?

Now the best is saved for the last. A rather unexplained photo which revealed a helmeted figure in spacesuit in the background was taken by Jim Templeton inSolway Firthin Cumbria England in May 23 1964 while he was trying to take the pictures of his infant daughter. Mr.Templeton later had said that he did not notice anything interesting in the back ground while he took it. Examinations by Kodak did not yield any forgery in this photograph. So what was it since such a suit was a dream to space travelers at that time.

So by now your head must be reeling under the facts. But believe it or not there exist more things in heaven and earth that are still to be explained by modern science.

Tuesday 1st May 2012

Posted in Stuffed. on May 1, 2012 by uppyalf

More stuff for the Tripe Bunnyal

We think that SHITE could be guilty of all these things listed below.

Bad faith

As defined by Sartre, “bad faith” is lying to oneself. Specifically, it is failing to acknowledge one’s own ability to act and determine one’s possibilities, falling back on the determinations of the various historical and current totalisations which have produced one as if they relieved one of one’s freedom to do so.

Big Lie

A lie which attempts to trick the victim into believing something major which will likely be contradicted by some information the victim already possesses, or by their common sense. When the lie is of sufficient magnitude it may succeed due to the victim’s reluctance to believe that an untruth on such a grand scale would indeed be concocted.

Bluffing

To bluff is to pretend to have a capability or intention one does not actually possess. Bluffing is an act of deception that is rarely seen as immoral when it takes place in the context of a game, such as poker, where this kind of deception is consented to in advance by the players. For instance, a gambler who deceives other players into thinking he has different cards to those he really holds, or an athlete who hints he will move left and then dodges right is not considered to be lying (also known as a feint or juke). In these situations, deception is acceptable and is commonly expected as a tactic.

Barefaced lie

A barefaced (or bald-faced) lie is one that is obviously a lie to those hearing it. The phrase comes from 17th-century British usage referring to those without facial hair as being seen as particularly forthright and outwardly honest, and therefore more likely to get away with telling a significant lie. A variation that has been in use almost as long is bold-faced lie, referring to a lie told with a straight and confident face (hence “bold-faced”), usually with the corresponding tone of voice and emphatic body language of one confidently speaking the truth. Bold-faced lie can also refer to misleading or inaccurate newspaper headlines, but this usage appears to be a more recent appropriation of the term.

Butler lie

A term coined by researchers in Cornell University’s Social Media Lab that describes small/innate lies which are usually sent electronically, and are used to terminate conversations or to save face. For example sending an SMS to someone reading “I have to go, the waiter is here” when you are not at a restaurant is an example of a butler lie.

Contextual lie

One can state part of the truth out of context, knowing that without complete information, it gives a false impression. Likewise, one can actually state accurate facts, yet deceive with them. To say “Yeah, that’s right, I ate all the white chocolate, by myself,” utilizing a sarcasm that is a form of assertion by ridiculing the fact(s) implying the liar believes it to be preposterous.

Economy with the truth

Economy with the truth is popularly used as a euphemism for deceit, whether by volunteering false information (i.e., lying) or by deliberately holding back relevant facts. More literally, it describes a careful use of facts so as not to reveal too much information, as in speaking carefully.

Emergency lie

An emergency lie is a strategic lie told when the truth may not be told because, for example, harm to a third party would result. For example, a neighbour might lie to an enraged wife about the whereabouts of her unfaithful husband, because said wife might reasonably be expected to inflict physical injury should she encounter her husband in person. Alternatively, an emergency lie could denote a (temporary) lie told to a second person because of the presence of a third.

Exaggeration

An exaggeration (or hyperbole) occurs when the most fundamental aspects of a statement are true, but only to a certain degree. It is also seen as “stretching the truth” or making something appear more powerful, meaningful, or real than it actually is.

Fabrication

A fabrication is a lie told when someone submits a statement as truth, without knowing for certain whether or not it actually is true. Although the statement may be possible or plausible, it is not based on fact. Rather, it is something made up, or it is a misrepresentation of the truth. Examples of fabrication: A person giving directions to a tourist when the person doesn’t actually know the directions. Often propaganda is fabrication.

Haystack answer

A haystack answer (or statement) is a volume of false or irrelevant information, possibly containing a true fact (the needle in the “haystack”). Even if the truth is included, it is difficult or impossible to detect and identify. In this way, the legendary Leprechaun hid his pot of gold, even after it had been found.

Jocose lie

Jocose (cf. jocular) lies are lies meant in jest, intended to be understood as such by all present parties. Teasing and irony are examples. A more elaborate instance is seen in some storytelling traditions, where the humor comes from the storyteller’s insistence that the story is the absolute truth, despite all evidence to the contrary (i.e., tall tale). There is debate about whether these are “real” lies, and different philosophers hold different views (see below).

The Crick Crack Club inLondonorganize a yearly “Grand Lying Contest” with the winner being awarded the coveted “Hodja Cup” (named for the Mulla Nasreddin: “The truth is something I have never spoken.”). The winner in 2010 was Hugh Lupton.

Lie-to-children

A lie-to-children is a lie, often a platitude, which may use euphemism(s), which is told to make an adult subject acceptable to children. Common examples include “The stork brought you” (in reference to childbirth) and the existence of Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy or the Easter Bunny.

Lying by omission

Also known as a continuing misrepresentation, a lie by omission occurs when an important fact is left out in order to foster a misconception. Lying by omission includes failures to correct pre-existing misconceptions. When the seller of a car declares it has been serviced regularly but does not tell that a fault was reported at the last service, the seller lies by omission.

Lying in trade

The seller of a product or service may advertise untrue facts about the product or service in order to gain sales, especially by competitive advantage. Many countries and states have enacted consumer protection laws intended to combat such fraud. An example is the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act that holds a seller liable for omission of any material fact that the buyer relies upon.

Lying through your teeth

When one lies face-to-face with the intended recipient. This also may be an expression describing the act of lying with a smile or other patronizing tone or body language.

Minimisation

Main article: Minimisation (psychology)

Minimisation is the opposite of exaggeration. It is a type of deception involving denial coupled with rationalisation in situations where complete denial is implausible.

Misleading and dissembling

Main article: Misleading

A misleading statement is one where there is no outright lie, but still retains the purpose of getting someone to believe in an untruth. “Dissembling” likewise describes the presentation of facts in a way that is literally true, but intentionally misleading.

Noble lie

A noble lie is one that would normally cause discord if uncovered, but offers some benefit to the liar and assists in an orderly society, therefore, potentially beneficial to others. It is often told to maintain law, order and safety.

Perjury

Perjury is the act of lying or making verifiably false statements on a material matter under oath or affirmation in a court of law, or in any of various sworn statements in writing. Perjury is a crime, because the witness has sworn to tell the truth and, for the credibility of the court to remain intact, witness testimony must be relied on as truthful.

Polite lie

A polite lie is a lie that a politeness standard requires, and which is usually known to be untrue by both parties. Whether such lies are acceptable is heavily dependent on culture. A common polite lie in international etiquette is to decline invitations because of “scheduling difficulties”.

Puffery

Puffery is an exaggerated claim typically found in advertising and publicity announcements, such as “the highest quality at the lowest price,” or “always votes in the best interest of all the people.” Such statements are unlikely to be true – but cannot be proven false and so do not violate trade laws, especially as the consumer is expected to be able to tell that it is not the absolute truth.

View from Nowhere

The View from Nowhere refers to journalism and analysis that misinform the audience by creating the impression that opposing parties to an issue have equal correctness and validity, even when the truth of their claims are mutually exclusive.

White lie

“White lie” redirects here. For other uses, see White lies (disambiguation).

White lies are minor lies which could be considered to be harmless, or even beneficial, in the long term. White lies are also considered to be used for greater good. A common version of a white lie is to tell only part of the truth, therefore not be suspected of lying, yet also conceal something else, in order to avoid awkward questions.