Links (00001 | 2016-09-30)

This is a new weekly feature of the blog; I got the inspiration for it from Slate Star Codex.

The space probe Rosetta, launched on 2 March 2004 e.v., completed its mission after 12 years, 6 months, 28 days, 3 hours, and 22 minutes by gently crashing into its target, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Its final signals reached our planet Tellus exactly 5 hours and 5 minutes ago.

Apparently there has been a wave of monster clowns terrorising America, although many of them turned out just to be hoaxes.

Today is International Podcast Day. Speaking of which, why not listen to Frequency Resonance Radio today?
(Links to other ways to listen to FreqRes and some other podcasts I like at the bottom of this post.)

Contrary to what the mainstream media might tell you, Pepe the Frog is not a Nazi. (The apology and retraction at the top of that page is wrong.)
Nevertheless, the Anti-Defamation League has designated him a hate symbol, the second time this year they've added a new symbol to their database (the first time was the (((echo))) parentheses).
However, as both the ADL and NPR have pointed out, Pepe is not exclusively a white nationalist symbol, and is truly a genuine-purpose meme. (I have several rare dank Pepes on my hard drive as I write this.)
Matt Furie, Pepe's creator, has announced that Pepe's association with racism is just a phase and that he's voting for Clinton.
The strangest thing of all is that there is now a religion centred around the meme called the Cult of Kek. (I'm assuming they're using the word 'cult' in its original sense of 'practice in honour of a deity' rather than its current meaning of 'destructive brainwashing group'.) It has something to do with the Egyptian god of darkness Kek and the practice of making an egregore with meme-based chaos magic (meme magic), as well as the song (and magical formula) 'Shadilay'. Perhaps this means that the Aeon of Horus is over, and has been replaced by the Aeon of Kek. And no longer is the Word 'Abrahadabra', but now 'Shadilay'. (I just wonder now who will be Ankh-af-na-Kek, or perhaps Akhenkek.)

Sadly, one of the finest television series currently airing, Adventure Time, is going to end in 2018.
However, one of the finest television series ever aired, Twin Peaks, is returning as a limited series in 2017.

My website is about to go live very soon.

FreqRes and some podcasts I enjoy:

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I say 'Give us your money' specifically because there's someone who's not doing quite well right now. His name is Clayton Woullard; he's an intuitive empath and was on FreqRes №00008 (which I heavily advise you to hear):

Currently, Clay is being evicted, and he needs to have a place to live. So if you read this blog or listen to FreqRes, I would heavily, heavily advise you to donate to him at his DonorBox.
Speaking of donations, why not donate to my DonorBox? Or perhaps patronise me on Patreon?

But really, it's best that you donate to him.

Eva Gnostiquette

Eva Gnostiquette
My name is Eva Gnostiquette.
I'm a multimedia artist, podcaster, game developer, programmer, and aspiring physicist and neuroscientist. I'm a Gnostic druid.
I enjoy reading, music, and various other things. I write about nerd stuff, spirituality, and conspiracy theories, alongside more mainstream politics and science.
I am also a queer trans girl of Jewish, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, OCD, and PTSD.
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