Zero Population Growth

 

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Zero population

Definition:

“Zero population growth, sometimes abbreviated ZPG (also called the replacement level of fertility), is a condition of demographic balance where the number of people in a specified population neither grows nor declines, considered as a social aim by some.”

When I mention zero population growth most people go into horror?

And some tell me that babies are left to die in China: Babies should not be left to die!    This isn’t what zero population is about.

Seriously it doesn’t mean one cannot have children!

But limiting couples to one child temporarily would certainly help reduce the population.

And give the planet a chance to heal.

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I joined Greenpeace in the late 70’s

We were considered a dangerous radical group back then.

The founders of Greenpeace, believed a few individuals could make a difference.

But they also thought that we humans had already damaged the planet beyond repair.

Nuclear waste being a contributing factor.

Unfortunately, multinationals rule the world and all the environmental groups and animal liberation have become impotent bureaucracies that people now join because it is trendy!

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WASPS (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants) label cultures that live in harmony with the environment “primitive”.

Most people in our culture considered themselves superior to other life forms?

How intelligent are we when  our cultural goal is to accumulate money.

One cannot eat or drink money. While we still have paper money we could burn it to provide heat?

To fit into our culture all that is necessary is to be a mindless automaton.

To be successful one must be a sociopath.

(This is intended “tongue in cheek”. I don’t really believe all successful people are sociopaths)

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The sociopaths and narcissists who don’t care about other life forms or the planet should realize that by chopping down trees and clearing land: covering it with tar and cement; they are depriving other life forms of their homes and food:  and with no photosynthesis from plant life where is the oxygen?

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the process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize nutrients from carbon dioxide and water. Photosynthesis in plants generally involves the green pigment chlorophyll and generates oxygen as a by-product.”

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Destroying insects will destroy the planet if we don’t cease this practice!

“If all the insects left the planet the planet would die.

If all the humans left the planet the planet would thrive.”

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Isaac Asimov’s “The Gods Themselves” was a social satire on the fact that humans expect science to find a solution to problems that wouldn’t be there if humans refrained from raping the planet.

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Humans are already way beyond plague proportions and sooner or later something will have to be done.

Many who object to zero population growth do so because of religious beliefs.

I doubt that their god would approve of them destroying this beautiful planet?

In the 1950’s humans lived in fear of a nuclear holocaust: I am loathed to think about the fact that this is still a possibility: especially because it destroys all life, not just homo sapiens.

Better if humans who insist on killing one another do so using a virus: one that presumably targets a specific genetic marker so only the “enemy” dies.

At the beginning of this century I wrote a sci fi novel where humans were culled using nanites; this was before the remake of “The Day The Earth Stood Still”.                         Unlike the movie the nanites in my story were programmed to cull only human carnivores not harming any other life forms  😛

In another more recent sci fi  story (that I actually published)  most of the humans  were just deleted using an holodeck programme as the analogy.

 

On this cheery note 😛

enjoy your day.

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A few of us are sending healing at the same time each evening to mother Earth and all birds, animals, reptiles, insects, trees, plants, mollusc, arachnids etc.

(I include livestock and laboratory animals being freed and inhumane practices demolished)

If you wish to join in send healing (or pray if you have religious beliefs) at 8pm /2000hrs South Australian time: Just five minutes a night.

Similar endeavours have succeeded in the past on a smaller scale.

Even if you cannot send every night send on the evenings that you can.

 

If you’re are overseas and able join in just calculate the time. e.g. UK would be 11.30am

 

 

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As you would imagine money isn’t my goal so readings are not expensive 😛

Blessed Be

 

 

Thankyou

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Thankyou to all the people who have bought my book     I only get $1.46 per book but my favourite son in his wisdom said you could sell a million ( He was joking — I wrote it because I love writing).

Thankyou to the people that have booked me for “online” readings this suits me better because I don’t have a venue (and I can still see auras and  see and communicate with those who have “passed over”)

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Having put the picture of myself at 46 on both my book and business cards am satiated looking at it:

Don’t you love the jargon?

So some respite from my photo:

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Herewith info again:

And for readings:

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Readings are $60 via Skype or Messenger and $50 for emails.

Be Blessed

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A Witch Hunt

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(Burning of three witches in Baden, Switzerland (1585), by Johann Jakob Wick)

Decades ago I researched the “Inquisition” as part of a lecture I was giving on Wicca.

It started out as a means of getting rid of practitioners of the Old Religion and the women herbalists who were replaced by male doctors.

It became a money-making concern. Not only were the torturers and executioners paid but someone who wanted someone else property or position would accuse this person of being a witch and they would be tortured: even the pope would confess to the accusations after the third degree of the torture.

This torture and execution continued for several centuries.

I was in women’s liberation and I remember when, if a woman dared accuse some one of rape, she was portrayed in the law courts as a slut that deserved same.

There was a joke that there couldn’t be rape because “A woman can run faster with her dress up than a man with his pants down”.

So I was initially pleased when sexual assault accusations were taken seriously.

But this in my opinion has turned into a witch hunt, ruining celebrities lives.

Some of these celebrities are no doubt guilty but some, in my opinion, are not.

Even before I took screen studies (now called media studies ) in the seventies I was aware that the media could edit and alter both interviews and film footage to make it appear completely different than it originally was.

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The following “ad” hasn’t been altered   😛

My book “The Clairvoyant Experiences Of A Sceptic” is available in paperback but unfortunately in Australia it is still only an E Book: hence Aussies are paying postage for the paperback.

It is $8 Australian

 

I am now set up to receive payment via PayPal for genuine clairvoyant readings.           You can pay online using your credit card, debit card or PayPal.” Just send me your email address for the invoice.

I  put the price up a little to cover my costs so online readings (via Skype or Messenger) are now $60.00 and emails $50 (With emails just email a recent photo)

To contact me the easiest would be via email katscho@iinet.net.au

(I am still able to see some aura colours and see and communicate with people that have “passed over” even though it is via electronic media.)

Look forward to hearing from you.

Blessed Be  Kate

The photo on the book and now my business cards was taken when I was 46: Twenty three years ago.

This is me now: NO, not the dog 😛

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Mother Earth

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I joined Greenpeace in the late 70’s

We were considered a dangerous radical group back then.

The founders of Greenpeace, believed a few individuals could make a difference.

I am saddened and disillusioned in my old age because the groups that I used to belong to are just impotent bureaucracies collecting donations and conforming to the status quo. This in my opinion is because  “multinationals” rule the world and the media controls the masses.

I guess we have achieved some things: I was ridiculed for re cycling  in the nineteen seventies and eighties but now it’s the norm.

I was abused and ridiculed for being a vegetarian in the seventies. The ridicule still happens but there are more of us now .

Women’s liberation’s goal was to get equal rights for women who in those days may have had the vote but that was all.

We couldn’t buy an house and landlords wouldn’t rent to separated women. There were so many double standards and injustices but this isn’t about Women’s lib. The problem now is that things have gone to ridiculous extremes and the media has ruined some men’s lives’ .

 

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I joined Animal Liberation SA in the seventies.

We made people aware of animal testing and we were able to get some legislation changed.

But there is one horrific practice we haven’t been able to change.

In 1982 it was brought to my attention by some one that carted stock to the abattoirs that suckie calves were left to die of dehydration and starvation.

At the time I reported this to RSPCA who called me a liar and a trouble maker.

Having known people that work or visit the abattoirs I was told that all new borns are left to die this way!

A friend who had worked at the abattoirs told me that the drug companies ask for this.

And some one else told me that the drug companies harvest the hormones that form in the new borns tissue when they die this way.

I no longer belong to Animal Liberation, Greenpeace or Trees for Life because sadly  as I said these groups are impotent bureaucracies: And in my opinion populated by people who consider it trendy to belong.

I dropped out of Animal liberation after being patronised by some young bimbo who was “so far up herself her feet stuck out” – telling me not to hand out pamphlets to any one over 50 as statistics said it was a waste of time. I tried explaining that statistics don’t show an accurate picture but she just snapped at me.

Yes I can be that petty!

I sound young on the phone so she had no idea that I was in my sixties!

I still do what I can in the microcosm — My garden is trees and natives– I try not to kill insects — I shift animals, birds and reptiles off the road: most have to be euthanized: some recover.  I am not silly enough pick up an injured snake– I feel sorry for them though: so many are deliberately run over because people don’t like snakes.

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Although  don’t agree with the so called “NewAge” stuff I have always “asked” or “sent” healing to our planet:  I would love you to join in.      😀

A few of us are sending healing at the same time each evening to Mother Earth and all birds, animals, reptiles, insects, trees, plants, molluscs, arachnids and sea life etc.`

(I include livestock and laboratory animals being freed and inhumane practices demolished)

If you wish to join in send healing (or pray if you have religious beliefs) at 8pm /2000hrs South Australian time: Just five minutes a night.

Similar endeavours have succeeded in the past on a smaller scale.

Even if you cannot send every night send on the evenings that you can.

 

If you’re are overseas and able join in just calculate the time. e.g. UK would be 11.30am

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My book “The Clairvoyant Experiences Of A Sceptic” is available in paperback but unfortunately in Australia it is still only an E Book: hence Aussies are paying postage: Mind you a friend in Canada bought it and said it cost $22 so she was paying postage.

It is $8 Australian

The following takes you to the eBook: logon to amazon.co.uk  for paperback

 

I get “paid out” for using this photo that was taken when I was 46   😛

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I am now set up to receive payment via PayPal You can pay online using your credit card, debit card or PayPal.” Just send me your email address for the invoice.

I am having to put the price up a little to cover my costs so online readings are now $60.00 and emails $50 (With emails just email a recent photo)

I am still able to see some aura colours and see and communicate with people that are no longer in this time space ( usually labelled “passed over”)

Contact me via email katscho@iinet.net.au or phone 0400941141 or landline  ( Australia) 0885550040—If you get the answering machine please leave a message.

I frequently get good feedback but more importantly I am genuine and honest.

Look forward to hearing from you  😀

Blessed be

Kate

Check out my Facebook page “Clairvoyant Medium and high priestess Wicca”

 

The Lunatic Fringe

Having been doing clairvoyant reading for forty years I am used to ridicule and it doesn’t bother me.

(It isn’t the reason that I stopped comments to this blog)

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What does bother me is being lumped together with sociopaths who con people with fake clairvoyance and charge a fortune .

They make those of us that are genuine appear to be con artists.

And I really, really, really, don’t like being put in the same category as people who are delusional; psychotic;  or just plain stupid and  phoney!

I know a few of these!

I am always honest with myself and have had amazing proof which because of Amazon terms and conditions re my non fiction book I cannot elaborate on.

 

Suffice to say – I always “keep it real”.

This applys to my every day life.

I prefer people who say what they mean and mean what they say.

If I find someone is two- faced, phoney or worse I give them a wide birth.

On my book cover I have a photo from when I was  46.

In line with my being honest it was taken 23 years ago.

Giving out my new business card to the local shops, I of course received comments about the photo on my new card  that was taken from my book cover:

These small business owners know me and have also experienced my genuine clairvoyance. They know that I wont take offence at their remarks.    😀

In my book I say at the end “this is what I look like now”.

Suffering chronic abuse and trauma affects ones health and appearance as those who have been through similar will testify.

So its not just old age making me look different.

I am still beautiful on the inside and that is what matters 😀

My favourite daughter says that I am beautiful on the inside and the outside:

but I think that she may be biased.

The picture is of  me, my son and daughter.

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My favourite daughter in law suggested that I put a lollipop sign in front of my face.

Am considering it.  (Joking 😛  )

I recommend watching the movie “What The “Bleep” it was made at the beginning of this century but is certainly still worth watching.

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I would also recommend reading my  book  😛

Ofcourse   —–gotta throw in an ad!

It is with Amazon

The paperback is not available in Australia so unfortunately Aussies will pay  postage from either UK or USA

It is $8 Australian.

It is free postage in the UK so I have suggested (jokingly ofcourse) that Aussies fly to the UK  for an holiday and buy my book while there    😛

 

It is called “The Clairvoyant Experiences of a Sceptic” by Kathleen Schofield

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“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,

Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

– Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio

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ELDER’S LIBERATION

This blog was motivated by someone commenting on Facebook that some elderly people may put the clocks the wrong way with daylight savings stopping.

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It is time for Elders Liberation!

In the 1970’s I was in Women’s liberation”.

Women had no rights and no status.

Ones status came from one’s husband.

All women were expected to be virgins and all men were expected to be promiscuous.

I never understood how that worked?!

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Before the Industrial Revolution one’s status went up with one’s age.

Elders were respected!

Post-Industrial Revolution we see new things as good and old things as no good and this transfers to people.

My generation brought about changes for the better. Equality for the sexes

Equal rights for Afro -Americans; indigenous Americans and our indigenous Australians.

Acceptance of non-heterosexual preferences.

Rights for people with disabilities.

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And there is more.

We were “The Flower Power” generation yet I notice young people think we know nothing of sex.

Really!

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Remember you will all be old one day unless you don’t live that long.

Fortunately, where I live most shop staff are respectful to the elderly because there is a large majority of retirees here.

Lately if someone patronises me I have started saying to  “I am old not stupid!”

I decided to include pictures of older actors that I admire.

I only chose four and there are many more.

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Seeing Goldie Hawn’s picture remined me –

In the 1980’s the mother of one of our residents told me that I looked like a young Goldie Hawn.

I never understood why she said this because Goldie and myself would have only been in our thirties then.   And Goldie is only a few years older than me.

 

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With no disrespect to JC —

All church festivals were once pagan festivals.

Easter being spring equinox dedicated to the goddess Eostar

The wheel of the year from my Book of Shadows: (Which I started in 1983 so this book is old)

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Do Sociopaths Outnumber Empaths?

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Although I tend not to agree with the “New Age “stuff” one wise young lady suggested that I may be an “empath” and this fits.

I know several people who fit this category.

One of my issues with “New Age” is it has turned spiritual endeavours into the “Protestant Ethic” of money making: The other, it is populated by people who appear to believe utter “bovine faeces”.

This is a broad generalisation any many do “keep it real”.

I “pick up” on people’s feelings and those of other life forms.

When I was a child my mother threatened to have me put in a mental institution because I couldn’t bear to see anything suffer.

I hid a dog in the local church ( which was always unlocked in those days) so it wouldn’t be shot for breaking into the chicken run.

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When I was at primary school we were being taught about Albert Schweitzer and our teacher thought him strange because he was upset by moths being attracted to a flame or light. I am the same! At night I make sure the curtains are completely shut so that the light doesn’t attract moths.

I also do my best not to kill anything.

This includes insects and rodents!

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I have just seen a post about cruelty to pigs on Facebook and it has motivated me to re write and eventually re publish my fiction e Book.  I am writing this e Book for me.

I do my best not support the drug companies and the meat industry.

There are many horror stories but I will just tell one.

In 1982 the husband of one of my staff, who was carting stock to the abattoirs, asked me to report that suckie calves were left to die of dehydration and starvation:  I phoned  the RSPCA who called me a liar and a trouble maker: I then put something in writing but this was ignored.

I found out from people that work at the abattoirs or visit same that all new borns are left to die this way.

And to my knowledge this still happens.

A friend of my that used to work there told me earlier this century that the drug companies ask for this ( death by starvation and dehydration!) And my podiatrist told me that hormones build up in the tissues when they die this way and the drug companies harvest these.

In the seventies I was in Animal lib: Greenpeace:  and later Trees For Life. I was also in Women’s lib.

Women’s lib has gone to ridiculous extremes:

Animal Lib: Greenpeace and Trees For Life are just impotent bureaucracies: Animals still have no rights: And money is still more important than ecology.

And homo sapiens are way beyond plague proportions.

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I haven’t put any clairvoyant stories in my blog of late: this is because I believe it unethical to relate peoples reading—but amazing stuff still happens.

The stories that I can tell are in my non fiction E Book and because I am with Amazon KDP I am legally not allowed to put them anywhere digitally.

I still haven’t the slightest idea about the meaning of life: The closest I can ascertain is that time is a dimension and linear time an illusion?

It doesn’t explain all the cruelty.

Blessed be.

Enjoy your day on this beautiful planet.