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Joshua Smith

Contrary to incessant mainstream media reports, a recent MIT study demonstrates that Hillary Clinton supporters were more influenced by bots than Donald Trump supporters during the 2016 election cycle.

The study's lead author, Tauhid Zaman, is a registered Democrat.

Sources Cited:
Bot Study - https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.10244

Article - https://theconversation.com/even-a-few-bots-can-shift-public-opinion-in-big-ways-104377

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An in-depth review of Jay Dyer's fantastic work, "Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults, and Symbols in Film" first published in 2016. Jay's website is Jay's Analysis and is linked below.

I only recently became aware of Jay and his work. After listening to a couple of interviews, I decided to buy his book and found myself drawn in immediately. Great analysis, in-depth film reviews, all references cited. I highly recommend listeners and viewers to buy Jay's book.

Sources Cited:
https://www.amazon.com/Esoteric-Hollywood-Cults-Symbols-Film/dp/1634240774/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1542562893&sr=8-1&keywords=jay+dyer
Website: https://jaysanalysis.com/
Purchase: https://jaysanalysis.com/shop/
Follow Jay on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jay_D007
Jay's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jaydyer

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In this 3rd entry of a four part series, I analyze and critique Data and Society's investigative report titled, "Alternative Influence: Broadcasting the Reactionary Right on YouTube" by Rebecca Lewis.

Series
Part I The Intellectual Dark Web Article Analyzed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha9o3l2DxQk&t=232s
Part II Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online Deconstructed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e8QuYpw5Ac&t=68s

Sources Cited:
Alternative Influence Report - https://datasociety.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/DS_Alternative_Influence.pdf
Data and Society - https://datasociety.net/output/alternative-influence/
Media Manipulation and Disinfo - https://datasociety.net/pubs/oh/DataAndSociety_MediaManipulationAndDisinformationOnline.pdf
NYT Intellectual Dark Web article - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/opinion/intellectual-dark-web.html

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A critique and analysis of Data and Society's report titled, "Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online". This is the second entry in a four part series investigating the far leftwing "progressive" establishment's plan to orchestrate map out their enemies online for future takedown measures.

I began by analyzing the New York Time's article on the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) and follow that up with this co-authored entry from Marwick and Lewis. The 3rd entry will cover Lewis' Data and Society report on the Alternative Influence Network (AIN) and will be complete with the 4th episode covering The Atlantic Council's report "Whose Truth?"

Taken as a whole, these articles and reports put together an intelligence gathering process by the elite leftist establishment intended to be part of a plan to get more users of social media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) shadowbanned, outright banned, unpersoned from the web, stalked by dangerous leftist mobs, and to inform content filtering devices and software in order to block content the political left deems objectionable.

Part I of this series:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha9o3l2DxQk

Sources Cited:
https://datasociety.net/research/media-manipulation/
https://datasociety.net/output/media-manipulation-and-disinfo-online/

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A reading of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death". This is part of a special treat for listeners as I wrap up this October, All Hallow's Eve, and Halloween season for 2018.

Happy Halloween!

Music Used: Selections from Kevin MacLeod Royalty-Free Music Found Here -
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A reading of H.P. Lovecraft's 'Ex Oblivione' is part of the Halloween treats for the readers as October draws to a close.

Happy Halloween!

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A reading from Lord Dunsany's "51 Tales" - 'Compromise'.

Lord Dunsany was an accomplished gentleman writer who published short stories, novels, and poems. He is most known today for his influences upon H.P. Lovecraft.

This is a special treat for the listeners who have followed throughout the month of October in the interest of All Hallow's Eve and Halloween.

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A reading from Lord Dunsany's "51 Tales": 'A Moral Little Tale'.

Continuing the special treats for the end of October, All Hallow's Eve, and Halloween.

Lord Dunsany was a prolific writer primarily known today for his influence upon H.P. Lovecraft among other writers.

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From Lord Dunsany's "51 Tales": 'Three Tall Sons'.

The first in a series of special treats for the end of October, All Hallow's Eve, and Halloween.

Dunsany served as one of several inspirations for the later works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Fifty-one Tales contained a series of stories which were highly influential to many writers who followed Lord Dunsany.

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The Countess of Blood (Elizabeth Bathory).

By now most people have heard something about Elizabeth Bathory. At minimum most know that there was some queen, princess, or noblewoman who bathed in the blood of her victims, drank blood, or covered her skin in blood in order to maintain the look of youth.

But what is the truth about the Blood Countess? Did she find the fountain of youth in the blood of young victims? Was she even a mass murderer as she stands accused? What does history say? What are the facts?

In this episode, I offer both aspects but come down decidedly on the side that says Bathory was a serial killer who, along with her massively murderous and psychopathic husband (the Black Knight), tortured her victims for many years prior to turning to outright murder.

In this video I present both the original history that Bathory murdered anywhere from 35 to over 600 victims and I present elements of the revisionist perspective that Elizabeth was a healer who never killed anyone. The second perspective has far too much to overcome according to my research. However, self-professed "vampyres" often promote the revisionist perspective.

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Sources Cited:

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bathorys-torturous-escapades-are-exposed
Infamous Lady - https://www.amazon.com/Infamous-Lady-Countess-Erzs%C3%A9bet-B%C3%A1thory/dp/1502581469/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1540701455&sr=1-1&keywords=elizabeth+bathory+books
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Elizabeth-Bathory
Erszebet - http://bathory.org/shyla.html
Serial Killer or Victim - https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/elizabeth-bathory-16th-century-deranged-serial-killer-or-victim-betrayal
Elizabeth Bathory film - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3518858/
Bathory, Countess of Blood film - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0469640/?ref_=tt_rec_tt

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Vlad Tepes

Castle Houska or Hrad Houska is said to have been built in order to cover a pit or hole which leads into Hell itself.

Terence McKenna famously referred to the MS 408 (The Voynich Manuscript) as an elegant enigma. Others call it the world's most mysterious manuscript. Both statements are true.

A short history of the Gigas Codex, which is sometimes also referred to as "The Devil's Bible".

With the name literally meaning giant book, the codex is surrounded by mystery and legend. Science has combined with history to offer a number of answers to age old questions regarding this book.

One legend suggests the book was composed by a condemned monk in a single night as he entered into a compact with the Devil himself. In exchange for his freedom, the monk had promised his monastery to create a great work to honor the monastery. However, when he realized he would be unable to complete the task, instead of turning to God in prayer, he is said to have turned to the Prince of Darkness instead. Promising his soul in exchange for his freedom, the massive tome was completed.

The real history actually confirms some aspects of the story. For example, graphalogical hand-writing analysis shows that the text was indeed composed by a single hand but must have taken about 25 to 30 years to complete. The book is typical of works of its kind during the time, but has a few elements which set it apart such as exorcism procedures which name specific demons, the depiction of a very large image of Satan, and spells related to healing and the like.

This will be the first entry in a month-long October or Halloween series of videos concentrating on the history and science of a number of occult topics.

Sources Cited:
http://dcconline.org/owners/codex-gigas-in-english-pdf.html
https://www.scribd.com/doc/62318415/Codex-Gigas-en-PDF-Library
http://kb.se/codex-gigas/eng/
http://www.eveil-delaconscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/7_Satanisme-Le-Codex-Gigas-en-PDF.pdf
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=codex+gigas+documentary&view=detail&mid=EAA862A5CD499B86F62AEAA862A5CD499B86F62A&FORM=VIRE
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Rudolf-II-Holy-Roman-emperor
https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/history/german-history-biographies/rudolf-ii

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Are you one of those people who taste the aluminum and ash? Who can almost smell the psychosphere?

If not, you still probably have at least seen or heard of True Detective. Season 1 was, in my view, one of the best single seasons of any show ever. Drawing deeply from the waters of cosmic horror created by H.P. Lovecraft and Robert Chambers. Lovecraft has influenced Steven King, John Carpenter, and countless other horror authors and film directors. The creator of True Detective, Nic Pizallotto, has very clearly drawn upon Lovecraftian concepts. Among those concepts is that of the psychosphere.

Another, tangentially related, concept is that of the noosphere which emanated from Teilhard de Chardin. Noosphere theorists also postulate the notion of an Omega Point which is very similar to the idea of the Singularity for Artificial Intelligence theorists.

In my productions, I frequently interweave these concepts so it is pertinent for my listeners to understand both.

Allan Bloom famously wrote a book called The Closing of the American Mind in 1987. However, the baseline for this text was set 5 years earlier in an article that he penned for National Review called "Our Listeless Universities". In both the article and the book, Bloom set out to explain the litany of cultural problems that we have been facing since at least the 1980s. Bloom traces these back, correctly I might add, to the universities. Specifically to the terrible ideas that first emanated from German universities which were later taken up by French universities and passed on the rest of the West.

Bloom's work is often considered to have been the point at which the Culture Wars were first announced and identified. Harold Bloom's The Western Canon, Roger Kimball's Tenured Radicals and The Long March, and Dinesh D'Souza's Illiberal Education flesh out many other aspects of the problems we are facing.

Sources Cited:
National Review Article: https://www.nationalreview.com/2006/09/our-listless-universities-williumrex/

The Closing of the American Mind: https://www.amazon.com/Closing-American-Mind-Education-Impoverished/dp/1451683200

Harold Bloom's The Western Canon: https://www.amazon.com/Western-Canon-Books-School-Ages/dp/1573225142/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536504527&sr=1-1&keywords=the+western+canon+harold+bloom&dpID=410fXLkJk4L&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

Roger Kimball's Tenured Radicals: https://www.amazon.com/Tenured-Radicals-Politics-Corrupted-Education/dp/1566637961/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536504590&sr=1-1&keywords=tenured+radicals&dpID=51ydzBHSBkL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

The Long March: https://www.amazon.com/Long-March-Cultural-Revolution-Changed/dp/1893554309/ref=pd_sim_14_3?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1893554309&pd_rd_r=a2acc18b-b43f-11e8-8742-1712fd196554&pd_rd_w=6KwBI&pd_rd_wg=jUZqc&pf_rd_i=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=18bb0b78-4200-49b9-ac91-f141d61a1780&pf_rd_r=ACY77GDFA5BNZMKTB67G&;..

There are many topics that we are discouraged from asking.

It is important to contest those who do this boundary policing.

One way to do that is to make sure that everyone understands there is no danger in asking hard questions.

IQ should be considered no more controversial than height bell curve distributions, times in the 100 meter dash, or the time it takes to run a mile. There is not link between one's moral value or dignity or legal equality and IQ (or G).

Ultimately, IQ is just another number among the many ways that we can measure human capacities.

Dr. Hans-Hermann Hoppe's "A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism" explained and reviewed.

This is an in-depth and systematic review of Hoppe's book which offers a discussion of economic theory, political theory, and ethical theory. In essence, his argument is that there are only two systems: socialism (rooted in the systematic violation of property rights) and capitalism (rooted in the freedom and the recognition of property rights). All currently existing systems are various combinations of the free and unfree systems, but the more free the more just the social order and the more economically successful a nation will be.

Hans Hoppe follows in the tradition of Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard.

Buy Hoppe's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Theory-Socialism-Capitalism-Hans-Hermann-Hoppe/dp/1933550732/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1535288910&sr=8-1&keywords=a+theory+of+socialism+and+capitalism

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5w5VX4tAD4 (Ross Bugden- Welcome to Chaos)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39ex5RBgxoY (Ross Bugden- Supracio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDQBtKoJP0E (Ross Bugden- Shoot on Sight)
Ross Bugden's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQ

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Silicon Censors
Jonah Goldberg Sides With Deplatforming
Nick Gillespie of Reason asks, "Is Jonah Goldberg becoming a libertarian?"

The NeverTrumpers are united. Let's take a deeper look into what unites them.

Charles Murray, a self-professed libertarian, promotes the work of Goldberg. Goldberg supports the censorship emanating from the Tech Left Giants of Silicon Valley. He even said that Candace Owens, because she appeared on Alex Jones show Infowars, should be deplatformed by Fox News. These are examples of the Beltway mentality. The rule of the bicoastal elite is supported by the intellectual and journalist class on both the left and the right and even by some libertarians. The bicoastal elites are the Atlanticists and they are virtually all Never Trumpers.

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Future Strategic Issues/Future Warfare 2025 aka The NASA War Document is the third and final entry in a trilogy of documents that I am covering and analyzing. The first two were: Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars (1979, 1986) and The Report from Iron Mountain (1967).

Some have seen these three documents as examples of 4th generation asymmetric warfare. Others have taken them in a conspiratorial interpretation so that they think the U.S. populace is under assault from the deep state or shadow government. Many times they link this to the Bilderberg Group, the Illuminati, or the New World Order.

I think each of these documents, though they have important unifying themes, are unique. One appears to be a forgery or fraud, one appears to be a satirical hoax, and this final one is a real document. In my view, Bushnell intended the NASA war document to be a defensive document and not one calling for offensive attacks. In fact, he points this out many times in the document itself wherein he calls for the U.S. defense infrastructure to plan for these types of dystopian future attacks.

Although I find all three documents disturbing to one degree or another, this final document is the most disturbing of all. Seeing the ways in which nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, cybernetics, biotoxins, smart dust, and other over the horizon technology can be used to attack innocents.

The final component will be "The NASA War Document". There are important and notable unifying themes across all three documents: concerns regarding overpopulation, eugenics, population control, the idea of keeping the public dumbed-down and distracted, poisoning the water and food supply, suggestions of the existence of highly advanced far out technology, and finally all three attempt to be perhaps overly comprehensive.

In terms of the authenticity or provenance of the documents, I come down on this like this: the first document SWFQW is likely a hoax, the second document The Report from Iron Mountai..

A reading and analysis of the document called 'The Report from Iron Mountain'. This will be Part II in a 3 part series with the final one on 'The NASA War Document'. The first was on 'Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars'.

In 1967 the Dial Press published The Report from Iron Mountain which went on to be a New York Times bestseller. This document attained a second run of wide circulation with the publication of William Milton Cooper's (or just Bill Cooper's) underground conspiracy bestseller "Behold A Pale Horse".

This document reveals a secret plan to engage in biological warfare against the populace. It mentions the use of poisons or toxins in the water and food supply in order to reduce population perhaps through damaging fertility.

This document was an example of dark humor or cynical satire in the mold of Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove. The Report from Iron Mountain was a response to the Vietnam War and followed the Gulf of Tonkin incident and the theatrical release of Dr. Strangelove. I point out in this video that Section 8 is the key.

I mention the possibility that some components of this hoaxed or fraudulent document have since gone operational and this is paralleled in the Michael Crichton's 1987 book 'Sphere'. Among the strange things called for in Lewin's text, is the idea of a massively spending deep space program that was to build a colony on Mars and use that as a staging area for a trip to Jupiter.

The final component will be "The NASA War Document". There are important and notable unifying themes across all three documents: concerns regarding overpopulation, eugenics, population control, the idea of keeping the public dumbed-down and distracted, poisoning the water and food supply, suggestions of the existence of highly advanced far out technology, and finally all three attempt to be perhaps overly comprehensive.

In terms of the authenticity or provenance of the documents, I come down on this like this: the first document SWFQW is likely a ..

A reading and analysis of the document called 'Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars'. This will be Part I in a 3 part series with the next two being on The Report from Iron Mountain and the last one on The NASA War Document.

In 1986 a document came to light known as Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars. The document reportedly had been compiled in 1979 and was presented at a meeting marking the 25th anniversary of the start of World War III. This document first attained wide circulation with the publication of William Milton Cooper's (or just Bill Cooper's) underground conspiracy bestseller Behold A Pale Horse.

This document reveals a secret plan to engage in biological warfare against the populace. It mentions the use of poisons or toxins in the water and food supply in order to reduce population perhaps through damaging fertility.

This document was supposedly found inside an IBM copier machine which had been sold as a surplus item. Others have claimed it was a Xerox copier. Multiple authors have been asserted over the years as well: Hartford van Dyke, the Unabomber, and even Bill Cooper himself...a claim about which I am very dubious.

Supposedly this document was presented in 1979 memorializing a meeting of the "international elite" at the Hotel de Bilderberg from whence the name of the Bilderberg Group first originated (in 1954). Others simply refer to this group as the Illuminati, the New World Order, and so on.

The next entry in this 3 part series will be on "The Report from Iron Mountain" and the final component will be "The NASA War Document". There are important and notable unifying themes across all three documents: concerns regarding overpopulation, eugenics, population control, the idea of keeping the public dumbed-down and distracted, poisoning the water and food supply, suggestions of the existence of highly advanced far out technology, and finally all three attempt to be perhaps overly comprehensive.

In terms of the authenticity or provenance of the docum..

"I have here in my hand a list..."

The Venona Papers and Senator Joseph McCarthy

Senator Joseph McCarthy's life was ultimately cut short at the age of 47. Driven to severe alcoholism from massive media abuse. His name has been mud in history books, tv, and film ever since. Delivering such slurs as: McCarthyism, McCarthyite, red-scare, red-baiting, and the McCarthy Era. However, the reality is that Joe was right and everyone else was either wrong or part of a plot to conceal the truth.

Many of McCarthy's charges and many, many more beyond that have been conclusively been proven to be true following the revelation of the of the Venona Project. In the Venona files, one finds intercepted KGB and U.S. spy communications which show that the Soviet infiltration of the U.S. was beyond anything imaged by McCarthy himself. McCarthy was not aware of these captured communiques.

Although McCarthy did disrupt the lives of many people who were very low level spies, he was in broad strokes correct in his assertions. Many of the specific details were wrong but his name has been wrongfully slandered by leftwing historians far out of proportion with that. This is all too predictable because Hollywood is loaded with far left progressives who harbor sympathies for socialism and communism to a very disturbing degree. The same goes for educators as the U.S. education system has long since been under the sway of political leftists. The intentional distortions get even worse when one reads the works of university professors who far more often than obfuscate the truth about KGB spies and their U.S. collaborators.

Sources Cited:
Setting the Record on Joe McCarthy Straight - https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/212053/setting-record-joe-mccarthy-straight-harvey-klehr
Most-hated Senator Was Right - http://www.wnd.com/2000/02/4020/
Venona Files - http://www.conservapedia.com/Venona_files
McCarthy's Legacy Still Misportrayed by Media after Venona Disclosure - https://www.newsmax.com/BernieRee..

45 Communist Goals for America as set out in 'The Naked Communist' and read into the Congressional record in 1963.

Many claim that the 45 communist goals were first in a copy of the Naked Communist in 1958, however, I was unable to find them in that edition. The first edition in which I was able to find the 45 goals was a 1961 edition.

Nevertheless, the 45 goals were put together based upon W. Cleon Skousen's FBI work and infiltration of communist meetings. The goals are also sometimes only referred to as the Current Communist Goals.

Some have charged that the goals are merely a conspiracy theory and others have said that the list is a forgery rooted in a fevered imagination. I thought that in light of the 10 planks of the communist manifesto, it would be important to review this list of goals as well.

By my count, I find that about 30 out of the 45 goals have been attained to some extent. As to whether or not the original list was authentic or not I cannot say. Some of them seem to be a projection regarding things that would upset a conservative religious person but others seem to align well with what socialists and communists would actually want to attain in the U.S. in order to establish communism and transfer it into the USSA.

Sources Cited:
The Naked Communist - https://www.amazon.com/Naked-Communist-Political-Freedom/dp/148267789X
45 Communist Goals - http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/watchwomanonthewall/2011/04/the-45-communist-goals-as-read-into-the-congressional-record-1963.html
Current Goals of Communism - https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-06-these-are-the-45-goals-of-communisms-takeover-of-america-more-than-half-have-already-been-achieved.html
The 45 Declared Goals of Communism - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1561529/posts
Paul Skousen - The Naked Socialist - https://www.amazon.com/Naked-Socialist-Paul-B-Skousen/dp/0910558736

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How many of the ten planks of the Communist Manifesto are currently in place in the United States?

In this entry, I cover Karl Marx's ten planks as set out in the Communist Manifesto. The Manifesto was put together in 1848 by Marx but primarily at the behest of his friend and supplier of funds Friedrich Engels. Some consider it a collaborative work, however, Engels always gave full credit to Marx.
I am analyzing this from a realistic libertarian perspective, which I think is different than the typical view offered. The ten planks are often discussed in a rather hysterical fashion by conservatives and libertarians who seem to want to claim that all ten planks are in place in the U.S. or that 8 or 9 have been fulfilled already.
I offer a more optimistic outlook and find that only 4 of the 10 are currently in place. Moreover, 2 of the 4 really one has to stretch it a bit to get it over the line of saying 'Yes'. That being said, however, I would not really press the point too much if someone were to claim that maybe 5 or 6 are in place to a degree. More importantly, I think all of us who are opposed to both socialism and Marxian communism must realize the need to remain vigilant and watchful. Indeed, it would be best if we could manage to roll back all socialist endeavors and all aspects of Marx's planks which are already in place across the entire Western world.
Something of further import is to consider the planks from a communist perspective. Communists will tell you that the ten planks, even if all are fully instituted, were only Marx's suggestions as to how to transition a nation to a state of socialism. In other words, all ten would not deliver his vision of a communist land. Recall that Marx's view was that once achieved, communism would no longer require a nation-state system as was the current model in the mid-1800s. The State, in other words, would wither away. More than this, communists say that Marx's ten planks are merely a series of "good ideas" or "goo..

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