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26 Feb 2018
@ 08:24 pm (GMT)

Warwick Marflitt

So the government is having a Census. I'm a little bit pissed off. It's online and so I am paying for the data to do it for
The problem with this is what's the total country wide data gigabytes required for the whole population to download fill out and return! And how much money will the data companies make from it?
What about the Gst (Tax) @15% on the data sold going to be for the government? Talk about a F#@&*$g pyramid scheme? I'm seeing this underhanded practice more and more . What really juices my orange. Is how people don't see it and accept it as being ok?
Didn't you hear the words of warning from Pink Floyd's song
So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from hell
Blue skies from pain
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

Did they get you to trade.
Your hero's for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
Did you exchange. A walk on part in a war
For the lead roll in a cage....?

Percentage wise I'm a minority. I don't think like most people. I see and think things that others don't. For example. What do we do when our bridges and multiple lane highways need to be replaced because the concrete and steel is stuffed? Where's all the vehicles going to go when in 100 years time they need to be demolished and rebuilt? Add high rise buildings sewer and water systems and the list goes on
Nothing lasts forever! The more you look the more you see. Unsustainable choices in practice. Making problems for Future generations to have to solve and mess to clean up. I came up with a new word yesterday Envirophile !
It seemed rather befitting for the times we're living in.
The easiest mess you'll ever clean up
Is the one you don't make....... I say it to every apprentice and then watch them drop shit on the floor!!!
Do we need, more so now. Than ever before in the history of our species To make long time decisions looking A few hundred years ahead and planning for what we're giving (not leaving) for our Forecestors to live with. They don't have any control over our selfish actions and doings. We build museums and store the past with such care and conviction, charging people to see it.(Big yellow Taxi) And yet the responsibility for preserving the future for people who well never meet! It would appear isn't as important of a task.
Just as we know that having "enough gun" is all we require. Our mad desire for insistently wanting more than we need must be addressed.
From a statistical mathematical perspective I have a gut feeling that the few people amongst us who have the Knowledge and ability to create a new way of living. Will never have the numbers required for change. To be elected democratically before it's too late. And the events horizon has been past making it too late for chosen change and Mother earth will have the final say. As time is her secret against which humans have no control.


26 Feb 2018
@ 09:47 pm (GMT)


Then don't do it. I haven't for decades and big brother hasn't spirited me away yet.
26 Feb 2018
@ 10:35 pm (GMT)

Warwick Marflitt

They come and visit you if you don't do it and fine you if you won't .
Have a listen to this podcasts for some interesting things to think about.
26 Feb 2018
@ 10:40 pm (GMT)

Andrew Murray

If your online census is anything like our it will the balls up of the century.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics played pass the blame like it was the new thing all the cool kids were doing.
26 Feb 2018
@ 11:38 pm (GMT)


Have an inkling you and I would get along Warwick, but also thinking the cynic in me would be incompatible with family life
03 Mar 2018
@ 03:51 am (GMT)

mark korte

Well said Warwick. As far as what is going to be here in a hundred years....I often wonder if it will be humans and often think this old shaggy planet will simply throw us a "correction" as the natural world does to so many other pests that grow beyond their means. We're probably watching it happen right now.
And did you know Roger Waters lists fly fishing just behind writing music as his favorite thing to do?


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