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Rosalind Franklin: Be A Blossom Of Wisdom

June 29, 2014

Rosalind Franklin, born in Notting Hill, London, was from a wealthy Jewish British family. Armed with a PhD, she spent nearly 5 years studying X ray technique in Paris. Back in Cambridge, she made a succession of discoveries, including the double helix structure of DNA.

Franklin died at the age of 38, a victim from ovarian cancer. I would venture to say that it is likely she got the disease from her work with radiation (as Nobels Marie and Irene Curie clearly did).

Rosalind, 4 Years After Elucidating the Double Helix

Rosalind, 4 Years After Elucidating the Double Helix

Is the human condition a vacation from nothingness? We live, and, in the long run, we die. So what do we live for? Fundamentally, because life is what animals are, that’s what they do. Yet, humans know they will evaporate. So, in their case, there is more: an esthetical choice.

They know their lives, in a way, are gratuitous acts. All proportion kept, they are like those insects who fly around just one day. Humans are erased as they die. The God illusion was invented to deny this. Yet, increasingly, most people do not believe in it, and never did.

So what to live for?

For eons, people learned all they could, and the best were called Shamans. They tried to transmit the knowledge and stories to their (spiritual) descendants. For at least 50,000 years, that process, a continual re-invention of the human condition, ruled. It was no doubt achingly painful for shamans to transmit the wisdom, before they died, and see it all slip back.

Visible progress accelerated only with the invention of civilization, herding and agriculture (in which order is not too clear; wolves certainly came first, at least 50,000 years ago, at least that’s my Neanderthal wolf theory).

Nowadays have writing. Writing was painfully evolved over the eons, and started with painting and other pictorial representations (as Robinson imagines in his book linked to above). We cannot just examine our existence, nowadays, but also the past.

“The results suggest a helical structure (which must be very closely packed) containing probably 2, 3 or 4 coaxial nucleic acid chains per helical unit and having the phosphate groups near the outside.” — Rosalind Franklin, official report, February 1952.

Franklin’s two manuscripts on the double helix DNA reached Acta Crystallographica in Copenhagen on 6 March 1953, one day before Watson & Crick completed their model saying what she wrote months prior.

The details on how Franklin made the discovery of the double helical structure of DNA are complex. The guy who stole her work, to give it to Watson and Crick, Wilkins, had suggested an helix. He probably wanted to exact vengeance on Franklin, who he viewed, erroneously, as having stolen the show, and a PhD student of his. Franklin was actually acting under orders from the head of the lab, who did not bother to warn Wilkins. Wilkins stole Franklin’s famous Photograph 51, and gave it secretly to Watson & Crick.

People who had stolen Rosalind Franklin’s work, were published first in the magazine Nature, although her earlier discoveries were fundamental (to the thieves). The thieves got the Nobel after her death, and insulted her, post mortem, just to make sure that their forfeiture would reign unchallenged (by the same way, in recent years, Watson was widely condemned for racist theories: nastiness is a way of life).

Grotesquely, but tellingly, the Nobels don’t mention prior discoverers. So Franklin was ignored. That makes this Nobel prize a tool of manipulative conspiracies, from the usual suspects. Just as Copernic and Newton are attributed discoveries that were made centuries EARLIER, not mentioning deceased discoverers allow to mangle the history of systems of thought, in arcane, but efficient ways.

That despicable tradition was (slightly) changed for the egregious case of the so called Higgs particle; a prior Belgian discoverer, by then deceased, was mentioned. But the particle is still called a Higgs, because Anglo-American white males are supposed to be dominant in most ways intellectual… Thus in all other ways.

Raping women is an old tradition, most fruitful.

A French professor called, Lejeune, a Catholic fanatic close to John Paul II was the guy who stole credit for discovering trisomy 21. Sleazy behavior like that qualifies automatically for sainthood in the Catholic church. It’s an old tradition started by the killing of Hypatia, an Egyptian female Einstein of 16 centuries ago, by Saint Cyril and his rape murdering sadistic goons.

So Lejeune was fast-tracked for sainthood. Unfortunately for the sleaze ball, his victim, differently from Franklin is still alive (although 88 years old, and having, as she says, better things to do than fighting for recognition, but viewing as a duty to set the record straight ).

The real discoverer of the chromosomal anomaly was a woman, Marthe Gautier, who had done all the cell work that led to the identification of the supplementary chromosome. She had learned in Harvard some ways of manipulating cells, and brought her knowledge back to Paris. She got a bit of space, some rudimentary equipment, and cultured cells using serum derived from her own blood. The same story happened as with Franklin: her pictures were stolen, and Lejeune presented them as his own.

That controversy was well known, so the Nobel committee did not attribute a Nobel for that major discovery, the first explicit roll-out of a genetic abnormality, and its exact mechanism.

It helped that all the discoverers, real or imaginary, were French: one of the missions of the Nobels is to prove the superiority of Anglo-American thinking, and thus of Vulture Funds over Argentina. Hence all the caviar in Manhattan.

Hey, corrupt Nobel clowns! Marthe Gautier is still alive! What about rewarding her, finally? It would be encouraging to all the women out there, who work hard in matters intellectual. Or, at least, it would make you look less corrupt with power and influence.

Here is a letter of Rosalind Franklin to Ellis Franklin, her father. It has no date, possibly summer 1940 whilst Rosalind was an undergraduate at Cambridge University.

“You look at science (or at least talk of it) as some sort of demoralising invention of man, something apart from real life, and which must be cautiously guarded and kept separate from everyday existence. But science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated. Science, for me, gives a partial explanation for life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment.”

Rosalind lived like a thinking rose. It’s the best choice we all have. The best metaphysics worth having. We are all roses, and may as well make beauty, the beauty of minds well blossomed, the pinnacle of creation.

Patrice Aymé

D Day Racket

June 6, 2014

In brief: As long as official history does not teach the truth, namely that all too much of the Anglo-American elite (let alone Stalin) supported the Nazis, the truth about D-Day will not appear. A sacrifice is celebrated: millions dying in combat to defeat a crazed racial mass murderous dictatorship. Yet, the greatest lesson is not drawn.

How is that possible? Obviously the same “special interests” which profited from the wars of the Twentieth Century, had interest to write a special version of interest that suited their ongoing purpose. Just compare who were the powers in 1939, and who they are now, to get a hint.

American "Philanthropists" Love Hitler

American “Philanthropists” Love Hitler

D-DAY: NECESSARY EVIL, BUT TOO LITTLE TOO LATE:

D Day was a very bad thing. That day 156,000 young Allied soldiers, most of them just out of childhood, confronted 56,000 young Nazis. An entire division of German teenagers faced in the Americans in the Western sector. They were so young, that officers of the Wehrmacht had organized the distribution of daily cow milk for the growing bones of those children. Most of these 212,000 youth became murderers, or attempted very hard to commit murder, that day, and most were treated like expendable killing machines, with total disregard for their humanity.

An example? At least 80% of Allied paratroopers, and there were thousands of them, were expected to die on June 6, 1944.

Inside France, 250,000 fighters of the Forces Francaise de l’Interieur (FFI) (im)mobilized the equivalent of 20 Nazi divisions. Within hours, Normandy was effectively cut-off from the rest of France (in one small sector alone, railroads were cut in 500 places; all land lines were cut).

Capable to move their forces at night ONLY, only with the greatest difficulty, the Nazis struck back with mass atrocities against civilians. In only one village, nearly 700 French women and children were burned alive.

WHY D-DAY? BAD LUCK, FIRST OF ALL:

Why did this holocaust happen? The obvious reason is that, by a stroke of big, bad luck, the Nazi dictatorship defeated the French Republic in May-June 1940.

The five million men French Army, a colossal force with three times as many tanks than the (German) tanks the Nazis had, and the entire British army, got cut from behind, and saw it too late.

In that Battle of France of 1940, nearly 200,000 soldiers died. Officially only 50,000 Nazi elite soldiers died, but the real number was probably twice that: the Nazi regime was not going to admit the war was a disaster. To pierce through, the Nazis had used suicidal charges by explosive laden engineers.

Exasperated by fierce, and lethal, French resistance, the Nazis committed systematic mass murders of French civilians. They deliberately assassinated thousands of French children. All the more as the French army at Dunkirk succeeded to block the Nazis long enough for the entire British army to flee back to England.

That was not exactly a detail: if the Nazis had made the entire British army prisoner at Dunkirk, they could have easily landed across (where they could have defended against the Royal Navy with long range guns, and the Royal Air Force by fighting only above the Channel). So Dunkirk prevented the Nazis to defeat Great Britain.

NAZI CEASE-FIRE WITH FRANCE DID NOT LAST LONG:

Abandoned by all, submitted to mass atrocities, a few men decided to limit the massacre with a cease-fire. The Nazis agreed to it, as they were bloodied pretty bad, and, drugged out and exhausted, could not fight anymore. (Actually the conditions for an Air Force led French counter-attack existed, but France did not look forward another butchery as in 1914-1918, when most combat age Frenchmen were either killed or wounded… All the more as it was not clear, whether, just as Stalin’s regime was, the regime in Washington was not allied to Hitler. )

The Nazis would occupy the second half of France after the French army had restarted combat on the largest scale, in North Africa (joining Operation Torch, 6 months later).

The Nazi rage was understandable: in May-June 1942, the 3,000 men army of French general Koenig, in a modern, and, this time, successful, version of Thermopylae, blocked Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps and the Italian army, for weeks. Whereas Leonidas held just three days, Koenig held three weeks, allowing the entire British army to escape (once again). Six times more French died at Bir Hakiem than Spartans at Thermopylae. Don’t hold your breath for Hollywood making a movie about it. Even at that late time in a three year old world war, no American had fired at a Nazi (although the converse had, interestingly, happened).

Rommel, having failed in his major encirclement battle in Libya, thanks to the damned French, was unable to eradicate Israel and seize Iraqi oil. Desperate, Hitler ordered an all-out attack, with insufficient forces, on Stalingrad (to cut-off the Caucasus, where the oil was:  as he could not get Iraq, Hitler needed the other source of oil, the Caucasus).

WHY DID THE USA WAIT FOUR YEARS TO LAND IN FRANCE?

Questions: Why could not these American landings have happened earlier, say in 1940? More precisely, why did the Americans from Canada land divisions in France in June 1940, but the Americans  from the USA did not? Why did the USA not declare war to Hitler, after it became obvious that Hitler had killed millions already? (Between the eugenics program inside Germany, the holocaust in Poland, including deliberate destruction of mills, to starve Poles, and the attacks in the West, including terror bombings on cities?)

NAZISM IN TOO MANY HEARTS OR WHY THE USA DID NOT ATTACK HITLER:

The usual explanation why the USA did not help its parents, France and Britain, in 1939 and 1940, against Nazism, is that the USA was “isolationist”. A careful examination shows, that the “isolationists” were all, but in name, Nazis.

And consider BNP Paribas. The French bank turned around an embargo. (A made in USA embargo: Europe does not embargo Cuba.)

It’s not the first bank to do so. HSBC was condemned that way: the fine was 1,9 billion dollars. So was Standard Chartered, for also going around the embargoes: 667 million dollars, and ING: 619 million. When asked, under the cover of anonymity, a high American authority said that BNP made a “bras d’honneur” to American justice.

Yes, indeed, what sort of justice is the justice of the USA? It’s a “justice” that officially condoned racism up to extremely recently: only in the last twenty years or so, the last states of the USA authorized “interracial” marriages  (whatever a race is: something for American justice to condemn you with, apparently).

THE PLUTOCRATS OF THE USA LOVED HITLER:

Plutocrats are diabolical: hence their name. Hitler and the top Nazis were also diabolical, and also crazy hence easy to manipulate. Why would Hitler launch himself in a war he was sure to lose? Because he was crazy? That’s the usual explanation.

Yet, top German generals, after living through the First World War and the  massive French counter-attack, 5 weeks after having surprisingly invaded France, were not keen to renew the same disaster. On paper, the French army was invincible. Allied to the British, they would control the seas. So why did the German generals not try to stop Hitler? Well they did. The only reason they did not go all out was that, they believed Hitler was supported by those who truly controlled the USA. And so did Hitler.

Roosevelt himself made no mystery that he repressed Jews at Harvard, and used that as an argument to demonstrate that he did not want war with Hitler!

WHO WAS THE USA ALLIED TO FROM !933 TO 1942, EXACTLY?

People had taken decisions on reduced data sets. If only one of these data sets had been changed, D-Day would never have happened.  Clearly, had the Germans know about Nazism and the Nazis, what their descendants know now, they would have allied themselves to the French Republic (which is what they did in 1948).

But how could they know? When German Jews tried to flee Europe, the USA denied them. The USA even prevented a liner crammed with fleeing Jews to land in… Cuba (here is the BNP again, get it? Cuba is the USA’s thing.) Baffled Germans saw the ship full of Jews returned to Hamburg. (All those Jews were later exterminated.)

Did not that prove to the Germans that even the USA’s Justice thought Nazi Justice was best to deal with Jews?

HERE WE ARE, 70 YEARS LATER:

By 1934, the relationship between the French Republic and Washington had turned really sour. Washington was using plenty of methods that Hitler was duplicating (massive re-armement, with Roosevelt’s 24 fleet carrier program, devaluation, trade war, inflation), and was profiting from (American plutocrats were flocking to Germany, to help the Nazis, a continuation of a USA policy started in 1919… before Henry Ford himself had created Hitler).

That bitterness kept on going. Throughout the war, including on D-Day, countless American corporations were working for the Nazis. IBM had the monopoly of computing in Hitler’s Reich, and was managed from New York, by the mass murdering criminal whose picture adorns this essay.

After the Nazis had been defeated, US services, including the OSS, were busy exfiltrating IBM directors from Europe, so that they could escape the French Justice system.

Now we consider Putin, after his access of Hitleritis,  and the political-financial system of the USA, still in the grip of the same plutocracy as a century ago, but steadily getting worse.

The first thing to understand is that there much more for the public to know, before the public can feel right about the grandest issues impacting not just civilization, but the planet itself.

This was send, with great difficulty, from a mountain redoubt. I will be off the Internet for a few days, running about the Sierra Nevada, talking to devious bears, impacting, if need be, the local mountain lions, networking through the ranges. Nothing like a sense of reality to refurbish the mind. After that, I will be able to strike back against the Multiverse with renewed ferocity.

Patrice Aymé