For want of any other concept, 'Bleedin' Obvious!' is probably what describes this set of pages taken together. Chances are, if you think the same sort of way that we (Simon and Kris) do, you may like to check out some of the things we've referenced here.
Federal Court Rules Communications Decency Act Unconstitutional - 12th June 1996
This area will tend to get things added to it as we get time. For the moment it has a lot of what we both believe needs saying, to those that can hear it.
For instance, this is perhaps the most serious problem facing the planet, so check out this thought-provoking warning.
In these links of no particular order, or even relevance perhaps, there is stuff that made us go "Hmmm". Thanks to everyone who helped get everything this far in one piece - we couldn't begin to list you all. If you don't want your site linked to, let us know and we'll take it off.
This page is getting a bit long, so here's an index to the sections below.
Books are an excellent way of communicating entire philosophies. Often, people who like the same authors for the same reasons might like to get in touch with others of the same ideas about the nature of the ways things are, could be and might end up. Some are just damn good books in themselves.
- Summer of Love - ISBN 0-553-57241-5
- By Lisa Mason. 'Skip parents' - what a good concept.
- Way of the Peaceful Warrior - ISBN 0-915811-00-6
- By Dan Millman - A book that changes lives.
- The Illuminatus Trilogy - ISBN 0-440-53981-1
- By Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson - Don't just read it once, and don't let it get to you too much.
- Childhood's End
- By Arthur C. Clarke - a man who knows what's what.
- The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail - ISBN 0-09-968241-9
- This book by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln, along with The Messianic Legacy (ISBN 0-552-13182-2, same authors), The Temple and The Lodge (ISBN 0-552-13596-8, Baigent and Leigh) and The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception (ISBN 0-552-13878-9, Baigent and Leigh) provide an in depth, well researched and compelling analysis of the historical background of Jesus the Nazarean, the origins and development of Pauline Christianity and the Knights Templar without seeking to undermine the Christian faith.
No-one has the time to read everything on the Web, there are some sites that make you say "Yeah!", and (so we can keep track of them apart from anything else) here are a few we've paused awhile at. We're not saying everything on these sites is what we believe in, but they've all provoked some very interesting discussions or been extremely useful resources. If you'd prefer us not to link to you, let us know. We'd ask everyone's permission first if there was time, hope you understand.
- Duane and Eva Bristow's Old Kentucky Home Page
- A fascinating website, with everything from essays on philosophy through thoughts on the value and uses of computers to forestry in Kentucky.
- The Deoxyribonucleic Hyperdimension
- Difficult to summarise, vital to visit. Wakey-wakey Humanity!!
- The Clear Light
- A manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead by Timothy Leary, Ph.D., Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., & Richard Alpert, Ph.D.
- Timothy Leary's very own Home Pages.
- Tim Leary and Robert Anton Wilson
- You might never get out of here.
- Psychedlic Psyberspace
- Don Williams' nexus of Psychedlia.
- Witchcraft on the Web.
- Wisdom of the Earth
- Absolutely everything you might ever want to know about ancient Earth religions.
- Lone Wolf's Information Exchange
- Paganism, Magick, Wicca, Herbalism and other neat stuff.
- Arthur C.Clarke Unauthorized Homepage
- "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
- The Society for the Advancement of Autodynamics
- Special Relativity can't adequately explain radioactive decay without reference to a neutrino spectrum, Autodynamics apparently can. Recent experimental results would seem to indicate that perhaps this alternative to the orthodox view isn't as far fetched as it first appears. Prepare to see some of the fundamental concepts of physics overthrown.
- Roy Harper - the man, the music, the mailing list.
- Slacker Stories
- Need some Slack?
The tao that can be spoken of is not the eternal Tao.
I wouldn't claim necessarily to be 'A Taoist' (I think attaching a label to yourself is an unnecessary hinderance, and other people are all too happy to do it for you anyway), but it seems to me that taoism has some pretty sensible views on life in general.
The name that can be named is not the eternal Name.
Tao Te Ching
Good Idea - Bad Idea
Hey - a new bit! Maybe it'll expand, maybe it won't - anyway, prompted by a discussion elsewhere someone recommended looking at a site called StormFront to see an example of the kind of extremist 'bad karma' that exists on the 'net. OK, so I searched on Alta Vista for StormFront and these were the top two hits:
Check each one out (the second one is actually a directory of topics with a pointer to the real site) and decide for yourself which one's 'good' and which one's 'bad'. They're in no way directly related (there's no evidence on the first site that it's chosen its name specifically to have relevancy to the second, for instance), but each has something to say about one particular issue. Especially interesting are the links to other resources on the second site - there are some eye-openers as to which people the authors identify with in the current political scene).
- The Edge of the Stormfront: Stormfront's Home Page
- Stormfront White Nationalist Resource Page
Last time we put our active bookmark files here, this is what they had in them.