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Katashi_itto

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About Me

Well lets see, stuff about me... Veteran, Navy Admiral's Staff 2nd Fleet. I practice Kendo as my primary martial art. I am also a ranking Iaidoist (Japanese Sword). Working on a Master's in International Forensics' Accounting. Filmmaker, originally commercials, now working on my first feature comedy film, should be released Summer or Fall of 2016.

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What do you do when a Moderator is using her/his position to enforce his/her beliefs?

The Moderator calls a jury, the jury rejects the hiding it four to two, and the Moderator locks it anyway.

Purely based on his/her beliefs.

The moderator has no problem posting his/her beliefs over and over.

However when a post looking at porn clinically, with an eye to history, and that doesn't reflect his/her beliefs the moderator does everything she can to stop it.

This is a documentary on the history of porn and it's reflection on civilization. The moderator has a history of pushing anti-porn/censorship and now is trying to lock documentaries.

She uses the excuse that there is nudity, however the Moderator has posted pictures of males with full frontal nudity.

Moderator's crusade started out as against Rape Porn, and then crept to porn in general, now to documentaries. Ahe is abusing her position.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017161883

BBC Documentary: Pornography - The Secret History Of Civilization


Ten years in the making, "Pornography: the secret history of civilisation" is a six-part series, which tells for the first time on British television the history of pornography.
This landmark series charts the changes in sexual imagery prompted by the advent of new technologies over thousands of years: from ancient times to print, photography, film, video and the Internet. With unprecedented access to the modern porn industry, interviews with pornography experts and historians and an unparalleled collection of archival material, it is also the story of how these technological mediums influenced the development of pornography, who used it, how it was distributed and how it was censored.

But the real story of pornography is also a secret history of civilization. Pornography puts aside the usual moral arguments that have clouded the issue for decades and takes an objective historical perspective. Pornography, far from being some smutty sideshow on the margins of society, has in fact played a vital and central role in civilization and our cultural evolution. Each program focuses on a different technology and how that new technology revolutionized pornography and made it available to new groups of people, however hard the authorities tried to control it.

The road to ruin

This programme opens with the science of archaeology. Sexual imagery has been at the heart of culture all over the world, from the Cerne Abbas man to the painted walls of Pompeii, from the carvings of Bourges Cathedral to the obscene pamphlets of the French Revolution.


Pornography The Secret History Of Civilization Part 2 The sacred and profane
The sacred and profane

It shows how printing was seen as something that turned hitherto acceptable sexual explicit expression into something far more dangerous. Indeed pornography was instrumental in fermenting the French Revolution, with shockingly explicit sexual satire directed at the monarchy. Photography was the greatest leap forward ever in the history of pornography. In the nineteenth century, to ask where pornographic photographs were sold is like asking where you can buy drugs today.

Pornography The Secret History Of Civilization Part 3 The mechanical eye


Pornography The Secret History Of Civilization Part 4 Twentieth Century Foxy

Pornography The Secret History Of Civilization Part 5 Sex lives and videotape

Pornography The Secret History Of Civilization Part 6 Sex lives and videotape

Bras in Space: The Incredible True Story Behind Upcoming Film "Spacesuit"


“We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” – President John F. Kennedy, September 12, 1962, Rice University.

When we think of the Apollo 11 moon landing, what do we think of? President Kennedy’s bold vision. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s heroism (unfortunately we rarely think about Command Module Pilot Michael Collins). Perhaps we even think of the incredible engineers, rocket scientists, astrophysicists and all the other geniuses at NASA who made it possible. Now we want you to think about your grandma’s bra.

Why? Because without the technology behind that brassiere (or girdle), the moon landing would have been impossible. It turns out that the 21-layers of gossamer-thin fabric in the Apollo spacesuits that kept Armstrong and Aldrin from “the lethal desolation of a lunar vacuum,” as Nicholas de Monchaux puts it in his remarkable book “Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo,” was created by the same people who made your grandma’s bra. Playtex. And now, Warner Bros. has hired Richard Cordiner to adapt De Monchaux’s book, which is a story so good you almost believe it was scripted by a Hollywood scribe, not part of historical fact.


A crucial cog in the Apollo 11 moon landing, hard at work. Courtesy ILC Dover, LP
The creation of the Apollo AL7 Pressure Garment is one of the great American stories of the past forty-plus years. When America pitched itself into the great Space Race, and president Kennedy declared we’d have a man on the moon by the end of the decade, among many of the colossal obstacles NASA had to face was how to make a suit that could withstand space’s incredibly hostile environment. NASA turned the creation of the spacesuit into a competition (largely dominated by military contractors)—and it was assumed a military contractor would win the day.

http://www.thecredits.org/2013/09/bras-in-space-the-incredible-true-story-behind-upcoming-film-spacesuit/

Pope Francis 'Evangelii Gaudium' Calls For Renewal Of Roman Catholic Church, Attacks 'Idolatry

Of Money'



(This will not sit well with the 1%, nor our dear Republicans, as its right in their face. I don't think they are used to having a Gunslinger Pope they were expecting another corrupt toady.)

(Reuters) - Pope Francis called for renewal of the Roman Catholic Church and attacked unfettered capitalism as "a new tyranny", urging global leaders to fight poverty and growing inequality in the first major work he has authored alone as pontiff.

The 84-page document, known as an apostolic exhortation, amounted to an official platform for his papacy, building on views he has aired in sermons and remarks since he became the first non-European pontiff in 1,300 years in March.

In it, Francis went further than previous comments criticizing the global economic system, attacking the "idolatry of money" and beseeching politicians to guarantee all citizens "dignified work, education and healthcare".

He also called on rich people to share their wealth. "Just as the commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' sets a clear limit in order to safeguard the value of human life, today we also have to say 'thou shalt not' to an economy of exclusion and inequality. Such an economy kills," Francis wrote in the document issued on Tuesday.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/26/pope-francis-evangelii-gaudium_n_4342964.html

Earth Under Water in Next 20 Years - National Geographic Documentary (HD)

Spot the difference on this Pope.

In The Know : Children Exposed To Porn May Expect Sex To Be Enjoyable .

Could The Use Of Flying Death Robots Be Hurting America's Reputation Worldwide?

In Honor of the Dr Who's 50th

This is the "lost" footage of the Craig Ferguson "Doctor Who" musical extravaganza that never made the show...

What should be the Fight Song of Pro-Legalization


The Original song:
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