Incredible Sacrifice – Shi Dakai (石達開)

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Shi Dakai (石達開) was one of the major leaders of the Taiping Rebellion, a failed peasant uprising against the corrupt Qing dynasty.  After accepting defeat at the hands of the Qing army, Shi Dakai sacrificed himself in exchange for the lives of his troops:

Shi Dakai Monument

A monument of Shi Dakai in Chengdu

 

On 13 June, Shi Dakai negotiated with the Qing to spare his men’s lives if he turned himself in. He entered Qing camps with three followers, dressed in formal Taiping uniform, and spoke to the Qing fearlessly. He was questioned and imprisoned, and on the 25th he was executed by slow slicing in the Anshun Court.

via Shi Dakai – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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My plan is pretty much just to make everyone feel really, really bad about themselves until they change their ways lol.


For every fake there is a real.  Power did this with purely self-serving intent. I would hope I’m doing it because there is a genuine wrong in society that humanity needs to correct.

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When I first stumbled across this memorial-sculpture on Google Image Search, I thought it was gorgeous until I realized it was of Mao Zedong, (whose backwards policies and confused leadership absolutely decimated the Chinese countryside creating famine and starvation for countless peoples of rural China.)  It pretty much lost all mystique at that point.

On top of that you can tell his wife, Jiang Qing, was an ENORMOUS bitch.

Jiang Qing showed few signs of sorrow during the days following Mao’s death. It was uncertain who controlled the Communist Party’s central organs during this transition period. Hua Guofeng, as Mao’s designated successor, held the titular power as the acting Chairman of the Communist Party and as Premier. However, Hua was not very influential. Some sources indicate that Mao mentioned Jiang Qing before his death in a note to Hua Guofeng, telling him to “go consult her” if he runs into problems (Chinese: 有事找江青).[12]

Jiang Qing believed that upholding the status quo, where she was one of the highest-ranked members of the central authorities, would mean that she would effectively hold onto power. In addition, she believed that her status as Mao’s widow would make it difficult for her to be removed. She continued to invoke Mao’s name in her major decisions, and acted as first-in-charge.

Her political ambitions and lack of respect for most of the elder revolutionaries within the Central Committee became notorious. Her support within the Central Committee was dwindling, and her public approval was dismal. Ye Jianying, a renowned general, met in private with Hua Guofeng and Wang Dongxing, commander of a secret service-like organization called the 8341 Special Regiment. They determined that Jiang Qing and her associates must be removed by force in order to restore stability.

via http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiang_Qing#Downfall_and_death

The West runs t…

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The West runs the world because its population is brought up with an over-privileged sense of entitlement.

All those signs that say “Check Your Privilege” need to be changed to “Check Your Entitlement.”

Or better yet: “Change Your Entitlement.”

People should feel entitled to the basics of life.  What I see is that people almost feel the system and the enormous wealth disparity within First World nations is concrete and indismantable {neologism: incapable of being dismantled}.  But they still feel entitled.  This causes them to think they have the right to grab land and resources out from under the sickles of defenseless nations.  It’s the only way to maintain the super wealthy and the well-off middle-class at the same time.

In some ways people need to feel more entitled but take it out on the richer classes, not the third world.

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The right to revolution is a natural right.

It doesn’t matter that they didn’t include the right to revolution in the US constitution.   The right to revolution is a natural right. 

Worshipping the US constitution is a sin against nature and the divine consciousness that exists within the purer realms of our human psyches.