Hands-on career work for an Idealist visionary

Some of my electronics career involved being stuffed into some org chart slot in a corporation. I endured it to get a paycheck to pay my bills. But not being able to see the big picture of my involvement was a bit unsettling.

I was an Idealist visionary psychetype that had to make a living making technical things work hands-on in the physical world.

It gave me an unusual perspective. Smart employers quickly put me in a position where I would solve the unusual technical problems.

The Idealist visionary part of me found an outlet in some of my hobbies, including in recent several decades the design of space access and utilization concepts.

The frustration was that others would not engage with me as peers about my concepts. My credibility as a peer did not match their criteria of their high academic degree accomplishments and their well-paid corporate employments; while I was a disdained college dropout and employed as a mere electronics technician, sometimes out begging for a job. Apparently concept achievements do not speak for themselves to most people, probably because they tend to be out of the box of their familiarity, and that makes them feel uncomfortable.

Yesterday I explored making a short eleven-minute video about that, and is available on U-Tube now:

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A criteria changes from price to usefulness points out that "those jobs may not be coming back soon" and sees the trend that top managers will make more money than ever, while the middle class works longer for less money, and lots of people are out of the working class, that seek jobs.

Since a country's greatest resource potentially is its human resources - we are incredible creatures indeed - that suggests that there is great opportunity opening up in America: lots of under-employed and lots of job seekers that are totally unemployed. The CEOs, the managers of our economy, are focused on making themselves big bucks without supporting the American work environment, off in another world.

An unusual scenario, one we have not faced before. Those top managers who could be reviving the productivity of America are busy playing profit games in other countries. Nobody is minding the store.

That leaves lots of American human resources very available. They could be focused on adding value, utility value-added. Not price-added due to scarcity, artificial or natural. But utility value added. All we have to do is identify what adds any value to anything; utility value, that is. Making things more useful to do more things than they did before.

And so a criteria changes from price to usefulness. What we can do with things, is their usefulness. And the more we can do, the more we will do. And that becomes GDP increase.

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Growing biofuel feedstock instead of lawn

Reading the article "Could the Northwest be the Saudi Arabia of aviation biofuels?" By AUBREY COHEN, this evening, a thought suddenly occurred to me.

I have a lawn that is watered at my cost of over a hundred dollars each summer, and serves only to maintain proper appearance for the neighborhood. Perhaps the same yard area could be used to harvest sunlight by growing useful biofuel feedstock, instead?

Small area compared to the huge areas watered by the wheat farmers of the area, true. Yet, surely some appropriate biofuel feedstock could be tended by me and at my expense of watering, instead of lawn care and dandelion battle, and receive some payment for the resulting biofuel feedstock as a result? Perhaps even traded for a comparable portion of biofuel to run my car, if fuel supplies get tight, making the difference between not driving it at all, vs driving it at least a few tens of miles at special times.

I can even envision a small local biofuel refinery plant here in this desert town of Ephrata WA, where it would be efficient to transport my yard's biofuel feedstock harvests every couple of summer weeks for refining.

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Pondering about experts in deception

One of the least noble, in my opinion, yet popularly admired traits among some folks, is that those who are "masters of deceit" or experts in deception as part of their professions, whether they work for the good guys or for the bad guys, use a technique for their deceptions that involves careful advance setup of someone in particular to take the blame for the capers of the master of deception.

This fits with the previously blog-explored interaction between those who are bullies, and those social dimwits called Aspergers or Aspies, who tend to take a long time to figure out what socially is going on, and thus are unlikely to catch on to the the master of deception's monkeybusiness. Looking back, I can see where several different guys must have spent lots of advance planning and arranging small events, to set me up as the fall guy, to cover up their capers; and thus I have long noticed at times, that I seem to have a bad reputation and some seem to think I have done some nasties and even am dangerous; in the bigger picture, this is probably keeping the investigators off track and thus the masters of deception freely continuing doing their stuff unobserved.

So the masters of deception use that technique to conceal what they are doing, which apparently would otherwise get them into big trouble, and they also apparently have the nature of being bullies, and as part of that they strive for a high profile of public esteem - which also tends to get people to look elsewhere for who to blame - and some level of obedience to them, which apparently is the point of it all, to expand their reproduction opportunities in the long term big picture's goings on. The naive nature of Asperger's makes them easily tricked into some level of involvement with the masters of deception unwittingly, part of the games ongoing, thus becoming the "fall guy" or "get left holding the bag." And, thus overall part of the drama that lots of people crave to spice up their lives.

I think it is quite a waste of human potential to otherwise be harmoniously constructive. Yet looking back it has cost me some of my best opportunities in life, by its getting others to consider me untrustworthy. It is hard enough to accomplish things in life being an Aspergers social dimwit, without having to endure that too.

So what is this thing called "deception," I wonder to myself. Well, deception, I have read, is part of the instincts of the R-Complex, the part of the brain that runs our physical self. Camouflage in nature, such as the big cats' tiger stripes and leopard spots make them blend deceptively into the environment, enabling them to more easily sneak up on their prey; card players conceal the cards they have been dealt, so as to deceive the other players from guessing what the other players cards are, all part of the card games. It is often part of "winning" by causing the others to "lose."

Probably I could have been taught to do some of that too, but that was not part of my life path; and anyway as an Aspergers naive social dimwit, I probably would have been quite poor at that kind of thing, being relatively unable to comprehend the social games ongoing. Maybe card games I could have been able to do, however; up through High School, I could play chess fairly well, for example. Part of maturity is to embrace all aspects of life, so this is one thing I need to work more on, re that embracing. But, I have got lots of far more interesting things yet to embrace - and yet totally ignoring the antics of the "masters of deception" of past and present, is not very wise to do, wasteful or not.

Bullies seem to be angered by Asperger's men saying they are "too smart for their own good" but now I realize that part of this may be fear of Aspergers as them "knowing something the bully does not know" which is also part of deception games by hiding knowledge from others, to gain advantage over them; I had previously thought the resentment of Aspergers by bullies as being only caused of fear that the Asperger's would betray the bully's capers, either inadvertently or deliberately. Thus, spending lots of effort to set up some Asperger to be the apparent doer of the wrongs the bully is planning to do, not only gets investigators off track, but when the wrath of society - mistakenly - falls on the Asperger, the bully has thus eliminated him as a risk of inadvertent betrayal of the bully, too. This all fits together to me, at least for the moment.

Today is city trash pickup day here, so the theme of this post fits well with the day. Now, on to more interesting and constructive things to do. Maybe with a bit more of an eye for noticing "leopard spots" lurking in the world, however, at the same time; hopefully I can still learn a bit about even those very complicated things.

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Academic status thoughts

Doing my best to communicate the concepts I have worked so hard to create during my lifetime, I have found that mostly there is disdain and resentment as response, but rarely any actual attempt to discredit what I have pointed out as possibilities. I attribute that mostly to their fears of my concepts becoming rival businesses to their own bread-and-butter businesses that are their life investments, understandable.

And I think there sometimes is an academic resentment factor too, in response to some of my leading-edge concepts and experiment findings. Like, how dare a mere technician, a miserable college dropout, claim he knows something better than us duly degreed folks do?

Probably lots of people endured the whole college routine solely to be able to get better jobs and be proclaimed "better than" those who did not do - and finish - the college education struggle. Thus, when a non-degreed person looks like he is "showing them up," it is taken as an attack on the very fabric of their plush life status, an effort based on getting a degree.

My own five-year-long effort to get a college degree, at least got me to focus on sudden personal health issues including severe tinnitus and attention deficit disorder starting in my Freshman year and still ongoing, and the change from my High School easy reading a book a day in addition to my studies and graduating with four majors - Science, Math, English, and Social Studies - to suddenly being unable to remember the page I had just read - it made college very hard for me, and with low finances anyway, and no girlfriend, I finally dropped out of college; but, I do indeed know of college struggle, moreso than most, I think. Fortunately, not all my earlier high mental skills were unrecoverable, and so I still can do some quite interesting things - it just takes a lot more effort and time to do.

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Does God entertain Himself by watching our human Nut&Bully Soap Operas

A thought-provoking email chat currently ongoing with a friend, has got me to put some words to some possibly significant ideas. So here is one of them.

Perhaps God entertains Himself by watching the Nut&Bully Soap Operas we humans too often do. Although if one takes the view that God is the maker of all things, then of course that means God makes those Soaps too. I sometimes think that our Nut&Bully Soap Operas typically spring from the ancient archetype of two horned mammal bulls fighting to the death over exclusive reproduction rights to the two females, instead of each having one female and living in a mutually supportive peace. (In that case, survival and reproduction is based on which is most able to damage or destroy his own kind, instead of which is best able to protect and provide for progeny's wellbeing. And, generally, the females either don't care about the bullying about who gets to be their mate, or they have no way to stop the conflicts, if they do care.)

I think God is very busy and mostly is watching to see what kinds of things His various - very complicated - creations out of Mother Earth actually do.

Like my electronic wellbeing experimentation instruments, I design and build them with what materials are available best I can at the moment, but then I have to actually test them to see what the instruments actually do, in themselves and to the larger world, including myself. Usually I then have to make some changes to the design and construction of the instruments to better do what I had intended them to do; and then again see what they actually do. Some things are just not worth trying to fix, as my 2005 design breadboard instrument was; my 2011 design works perfectly and I had learned what does not work by having built and tested the earlier design.

In the God-and-people-design-experiment case, sometimes the good instruments are damaged or killed off by the bad instruments, but that is part of the finding out what the creations actually do. If the remains cannot be fixed with what is on hand, the destructive design just gets put in the dark shelf and eventually discarded in some spring cleaning. Have you not ever built something just to be amused by seeing what it will actually do? Out of curiosity to see what it will actually do?

My email friend just responded by saying that at age four the bullies are lovable anyway, cute. The daily newspapers provide the ongoing horror stories; but the comics provide humor. And that yes, she makes things all the time. She thought my reply was too serious.



More on the Clark-zapper personal research results

I have realized that my previous post here, would no doubt get some flak, focused on the Clark-zapper usage results I pointed out. This seems a major sore point with a lot of people, long a puzzle to me. "Not scientific" yet the Scientific Method requires that something be adequately evaluated before making a decision about it, and they have done no such evaluation. "Quackery, snake oil" is another instant proclamation, with some more polite calling it "Placebo Effect." I wonder, what causes all this.

I'm willing to label my Clark-zapper and Rife instrument experiments as my "placebo effect hypochrondriac's toolkit" if that would placate them, but I doubt that it would. There seems to be a general almost fanatical need to proclaim anything, that does not come out of the licensed medical system's expensive hands, as false.

Meantime when I hear of someone suffering and even dying when it is possible that the use of the Clark-zapper tools could have helped them and very inexpensively, all I'm permitted to do is give a sigh of sadness at it all.

I have written often in this blog and elsewhere of my own cautious exploration of the Clark-zapper technology, initially as a hobby yet from the viewpoint of a career as an electronics engineering technician, a person very committed to making very accurate evaluations, seeking solutions, and finding out what really works.

The zapper experiments started about fifteen years ago. I was exploring herbal resources to stay in best health, when I stumbled upon the books by the biophysicist researcher Hulda R Clark, PhD, in which there were a few electronic circuits she recommended the reader build for themself. The "Zapper" circuit was simple, a common one, yet with a quite unusual usage. The author claimed that using its 9 volt pulsed DC 30 KHz signal, applied through copper tubing handholds covered with a layer of wet paper towel, held for seven minutes, three times that were twenty minutes apart - that was one "zap" - significant health improvements would result. This was in the front of a very thick book, full of complex medical data she had accumulated in her research, and not very entertainingly written. But how to build an electronic Zapper was something more in my skill set. Some friend told me that it would kill me, its current going from hand to hand would go through the heart; but over my decades of electronics work both as a hobby and at work, signals went between my hands that were larger than that and had no effect. Even a car battery has more voltage and power by far than that, and people do not collapse after contacting car battery voltages; otherwise, the auto repair industry would be very short-handed, with mechanic's coffins standard equipment in repair shops. I resolved to do a safety test of the Clark-zapper, doing it daily for a year, constantly evaluating my state of health and if I ever got to feeling a bit worse I would stop the experiment and consider the data.

I have written too often about my amazement at my experiences clearly resulting from my experimental usage of the zapper, back then and continuing nowadays. Three decades of sinus infection spontaneously clearing up within two weeks - not always so great due to the newly exposed long-wounded sinus cavities suddenly being assaulted by dust, pollen, and a huge variety of odors such as from vehicles I was driving behind. The vanishing of a minimal layer of bronchitis I had carried at the base of my lungs since childhood. Significant reduction in my chronic sub-clinical depression at the divorce by my former wife - although the lack of a woman as my mate was not helped, at least i no longer constantly went around in mental circles about it. The rapid healing of wounds, one even life-threatening and I happened to have a car-useable zapper at hand, and resulted in an amazing healing of a huge filthy wound in the back of my hand, that sealed up within three days and in a week had little trace of a scar - that really got my attention, my inner skeptic puzzling over any possible other explanation. The lack of need to take sick leave from work during the usual cold and flu seasons, year after year, saving my employers money too. Best of all was the not having to feel miserably sick for days at a time, typically before a couple times each winter, just as my co-workers still experienced - but I no longer did. And, I found commercial instruments and knowledge bases through the internet, that had greatly expanded the usefulness of the Clark and Rife technologies, some specifically targeting some parasite, others enabling balancing and stimulation of specific physiological systems. Quite interesting stuff. I was able to buy some of these more complex equipments, and found them even more useful than the basic Clark-zapper, at times. Such as a signal set for "Headaches" that I found would clear up my memory problems for days at a time, a very nice gift for an old man.

Yet some part of me remained a skeptic. How could such a simple thing achieve some things that the conventional medical profession had not achieved, I reasoned.

Yet, if it was a placebo effect, it was an excellent one. I'd take it.

Besides, the electronic zapper gadgetry was something I could comprehend fully, and even build my own. Even explore some small possible improvements, which generally worked well, such as an indicator that showed how well the complete handhold circuit was conducting - otherwise, one does not have any indication of anything happening, since the 30 KHz 9 volt chopped-DC pulse train signal is not felt by the hands.

It ought to be something available in every household medicine cabinet, just as Dr Clark had envisioned.

It also ought to be in every medical office and hospital, I thought. Surly it could enable more rapid healing at those health establishments too, just like it did at home. But, it was not available to doctors and hospitals. The very mention of it got angry looks and clever accusations. And when honesty got around to happening, it was pointed out that there was no money in it. No doubt were I in their shoes, being threatened with malpractice suits and having my medical license revoked, would make me tow the line, too, stick to the "accepted" protocols, don't rock the boat.

But what about the patients, the customers, did they not deserve the full range of health recovery options, including the things the Clark-zapper type technology could do, as I had found personally? Clearly not so.

And I had read the stories of what happened when an earlier R R Rife technology that in some ways were similar to the Clark-zapper technology, were scientifically evaluated and found superior to conventional medicine in some terminal cancer cases: the researcher was killed by poison just before making the official announcements at USC Medical Center. It was clear that it was very dangerous to explore such health options, challenging the powerful medical community's immense business system. Dr Rife himself was imprisoned and his lab and equipment destroyed, ruining his life, back in the 1950's in the San Diego area. It was clear that health results did not count, when it threatened the business interests of the establishment.

There is a huge medical-related business system going. Lots of money being made, careers committed, expensive education to be paid off, health insurance business system also providing income to lots of people, new yachts to be paid for. What if suddenly people did not get sick nearly as often anymore, except when seriously injured such as in a car accident or appendicitis? Think of all the layoffs especially in the incredibly wealthy and powerful pill making industry. And besides, there is a lot of drama about it all, and people seem addicted to drama. So my naive suggestions to have widespread adoption of the Clark-zapper in homes and hospitals, got treated as if I were threatening the practitioner's very livelihoods and reputations, ruining their lives, even erasing the drama; how dare I do such a thing?

Having been through several layoffs typical in the electronics industry, I well knew the severe difficulties when being out of work and going begging for a new job of almost any kind. So I sort of understand. Been there, done that, and I still tense up at the mere memory of it.

Yet, I feel sorry for those needlessly suffering from sickness, some even dying when possibly not necessarily doing so then. Think of the wounded in the battlefield that could be spared, so easily and cheaply, sometimes on the spot by the soldier himself. And so I content myself with pounding out this blog post that probably will get stonewalled from public discovery, like some of my other establishment-threatening-perceived posts have been.

And I feel very thankful that my life these recent 15 years of Clark-zapper technology experimentation have been so much healthier than preceding years were - and now at age 74 good health is probably an especially welcome thing. Yet I also sense that there are some very angry folks watching for a chance to discredit me, most likely quite painfully.

But, it is the responsibility of the older folks to at least attempt to pass on their hard-won wisdom they have acquired in their life. And so this blog post is part of my fulfillment of that responsibility.

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Evolution of antiseptics and wound healing from my youth

It is interesting to see how standard medicine has evolved over time. When I was a child, when I would get skin cuts or abrasions, first the area got washed in water, dried, then an antiseptic painted all over the area of the injury and nearby skin. There were three antiseptics in the medicine cabinet: there was the reddish-brown iodine, which did not hurt at all, but seemed the least effective in preventing infection; there was mercurichrome, which stung some but again not so effective in preventing infection; and there was merthiolate, that painted yellow on the skin, stung the worst but was by far the best at preventing infections - although there was some redness and swelling no matter what the antiseptic being used. So merthiolate was abundantly painted yellow all over my skin when I got cuts and scrapes. Nowadays we know that such substances get absorbed through the skin - note how many things are applied as taped-on patches nowadays - and we now know that the methyl mercury - thimerosal - of merthiolate is a not only a great antiseptic but also is a terrible neurotoxin.

I got a lot of the yellow merthiolate painted on me as a little boy - even some into high school age - and I have wondered in later years if that had something to do with my Asperger's; no one else in the family had it.

So maybe you can understand more of my delight in discovering that skin wounds, even large and deep into the flesh, if washed out clean-looking in tap water and then using the Clark-zapper's 30 KHz pulse signal nearby - in the standard 7 minutes at a time, three times separated by 20 minutes, done each day - and with the wound taped shut, would produce rapid healing in three days with no redness nor swelling ever, and heal with no scar in a week or so. And it is cheap, maybe uses a couple penny's worth of masking tape to close the wound, and a nickel's worth of electricity from the zapper's battery to produce the signal applied several times over the next few days to heal the wound. No more merthiolate for me.

But the need for iodine as a nutritional supplement is still a concern. Apparently lots of people all over the world, not just Americans, have an iodine deficiency in their diet, I have read. And that makes them especially vulnerable to the radioactive iodine released in nuclear accidents, as the body grabs any iodine it can get - radioactive or not - and sends it to the thyroid, until the thyroid has enough to do its job; then the body rejects any new incoming iodine, including the radioactive kind.

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