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News, Breaking - Earth orbits Sun

The earth is passing an arbitrary point on its orbit around the sun. People worldwide expected to throw colored bits of paper, detonate small explosives, and consume large amounts of fermentation product.

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Yeah, Pope Gregory should have put New Year's day either on

what is now December 21 or 22. (Winter Solstice)

That point isn't really arbitrary, as on that day the Earth is in such a position that the Northern Hemisphere (which would have been the dominate consideration at the time) has it's shortest day. (that is, daylight is the least of any day of the year)

I think originally, this was the case with the prior Julian Calendar, but because it was inaccurate, the drift pushed it 10 days later.

the sun is moving, too

a better description is that Earth is spiraling through the galaxy around a moving sun. =)

http://www.cosmicastronomy.com/spiral3.jif
http://redhawk500.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/real-earth-orb...

I add this because it recently gave me a new perspective of the "sun in center of universe" myth which is what we are taught in school.

Cheers to that.

: )

Better happy birthday song:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDYPNrdUOgQ

and since this has been bumped...

Dick Clark's New Year show is the most boring thing I've ever seen and I used to dry paint for a living.

Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

It seems some of us are not tea toadlers..

Happy New Year...

news, breaking - cynics are

news, breaking - cynics are assholes

fail

this is old news.

"The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle."

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i musta missed the point

of, or in, this post

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

I'm going around the world tonight

if she lets me.

And I learned something the

And I learned something the Earth is moving with our solar system through space continuously on the arm of the milky way etc... and people keep writing conspiracy on anything they dont like. This forum really is going down hill

Happy New Year Anyway...

Happy New Year Anyway...

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

These conspiracy theories are making the DP look bad

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To some yes, but they need to be heard

I had to hear the facts on JFK and 9/11 so many times for me to actually believe it. We don't want to believe it, it's hard to believe.

We have a moral obligation to share what we know to those who don't know, whether they call us crazy or not, whether they want to hear it or not.

It does turn off some new people and some call us crazy but hell they already did that.

We have to jam conspiracy facts down peoples throats always and often, it's necessary to break the chains of the establishment.

The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe. - Andrew Jackson

Well...

I for one don't know about all this nutty talk about Earths rotating around the sun. For one.

I thought the church settled all this nonsense centuries ago. That Galileo D'Caprio guy. Starred in a movie about it. Or something.

Orbitards is what they are. The whole lot of 'em ...

naw

"it's necessary to break the chains of the establishment"

yep, that's why Ron Paul never shuts up about it.

It's not exactly arbitrary

The earth will have completed one full cycle. What's arbitrary is this post. :D

Actually...

the Earth WOULD orbit the Sun if the Sun was not in motion. The Sun orbits the Galactic centre so Earth actually moves through space in a spiral as do all the other planets leaving their own spiral trails never returning to the same spot a year before. The galaxy probably has its own orbit around something but that just make my confetti brain explode... I need a drink.

Cheers to the NEW YEAR!!!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Earth is not orbiting the sun

Yeah, Freedom Ninja, I just learned that recently.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_611011...

More food for thought. "The Earth IS the center of the visible Universe." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYFqeuV_F3U

Cheers to you, too!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Just came across this animation, thought you'd like it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jHsq36_NTU

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Thanks. That was great!

Loved the moby-type music it was set to, too. You know what I think Freedom Ninja?

The universe is A--M--A--Z--I--N--G!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Micro to Macro

As Above, So Below!

I like to think (or remember?) that we ARE the Universe aware of itself :)

Glad you enjoyed it!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Hey, Freedom

Went looking for a Moody Blues song on you-tube last night, and seeing the visuals it was set to made me think of this thread. And all I can say is, 9 minutes and 39 seconds later... all was right with the world again. :) [Play on full screen!] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXXQRfNZ0xM

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Beautiful!

Yes, ALL really IS right, isn't it? I wish everyone could see the abundant beauty in life as easily as us... and they will :)

Have a great day, and Thank You!!!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

On Earth, as it is in Heaven...

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQRD872...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRmwNfV...

"We ARE the Universe aware of itself." Nice way to think of it. Or yes, maybe remember!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

You got it, buddy!

Everything revolves around something, why not make it love and happiness!?

CHeers to the NEW YOU!

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.