All the Things You are NOT

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We humans have built a wall of lies so high that we can’t even see over the top. We live each day with our heads filled with falsehoods and misconceptions. Don’t worry, though. Living in a non-reality is not really a bad thing, considering that I’m about to tell you the truth about how useless and irrelevant you are. So, if you really are useless and irrelevant (which you are), then living in a fairy tale isn’t much of a crime, now is it?

Let’s get to it. Here are all of the things that you are NOT.

You are not unique.

How in the world did we ever get the idea that, as individuals, we are truly one of a kind? With seven billion people on the planet, if you (and I) were gems our value would be around a penny a piece. Are you going to school? Then count yourself as one of a billion-or-so students. Do you have a penis, or breasts and a vagina, well that would only make you one in about 3.5 billion. Are you pregnant? Did you know that about 385,000 babies are born each day? Nothing unique about that. So, while people are telling you that you are unique, there are billions of people thinking, feeling, loving, hating, struggling…just like you. Me telling you that you are not unique is not an insult — it just is what it is. Nobody is unique.

You are not special.

Okay, there are some special people in the world. The guy that came up with E=MC². The woman that discovered radium. Even Samuel J. Porcello is special; without him we wouldn’t have Oreo cookies.

So, what have you invented? Discovered? Achieved? Don’t sweat it if you haven’t accomplished anything. I haven’t either. And, neither have most of the hundred-billion people that have come and gone before us.

Your body is not your temple.

Okay, starting from the top down, our hair gets oily. We get huge pimples on our scalp, as well as the ones on our face, back, butt, and other parts of the body. We grow ear wax, collect gunk in our eyes, snot in our nose, and cough up thick phlegm. We sneeze, burp and have rotten breath. Our arm pits sweat and stink. We fart, shit, and piss, with the women bleeding and the men oozing fluids from their nether regions. Our feet can also stink.

Temple? Our bodies are disgusting!

You do not have a higher purpose.

What purpose would that be? If we are supposed to be caretakers of the Earth, um, when will we start because what we’re doing resembles more of a deadly virus than caretakers. We pollute the land, air, and water. We’re cutting down whole forests to make more room for us. We’re driving other species into extinction. Does this sound like a higher purpose to you? If we have a purpose, the evidence shows that that purpose is to destroy everything we touch.

We are not beings of spiritual light made into flesh.

What does that mean, exactly? If we are made of spiritual light then why can’t we remember any part of that existence before we took on these bacteria and disease ridden bodies? If that higher state of being is so great then why did we leave it? We are stuck in a world of natural violence (everything killing and eating everything else), in a world where the soil is made of 3.5 billion years of dead vegetation, blood, rotting animals, and animal poop. If we were once beings of light then we had to have escaped that state out of desperation; so that realm had to have been even worse this one. For no being of light, in his right mind, would want to live on this disgusting planet, in these pathetic bodies.

What you ARE.

Rub your stocking feet on a carpet, then touch some metal. Did you see that spark? That’s you. You are a speck of energy that will quickly blink out and be completely forgotten. It will be like you never even existed. So, while you’re here you might as well enjoy this moment in existence before you go back into non-existence again. Don’t even think about suicide because you’re going to die anyway; living 80 to 100 years is nothing. Just do your time as best you can.

Two thousand years ago there was religion, government, war, crime, disease, hate, racism, greed, suffering, and a lot of ignorant people. Today there is religion, government, war, crime, disease, hate, racism, greed, suffering, and a lot of ignorant people. Nothing has changed. You won’t change anything. The best we can do is pretend that we are worthwhile (which we aren’t), and that everything will eventually get better (which it won’t). But, at least know the truth, that you, and everyone else on the planet, is utterly useless.

Laugh. Love. Try to get along with those going through this meaningless existence at the same time as you, but do so with the understanding that it is all for nothing.

Life — it is what it is.

It’s a Wonderful World (Part 2)

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Imagine if humans started out in a real paradise. No sickness. No hunger. No boredom. Just a perfect world. Tell me, what would give them any reason or inspiration to achieve? To invent? They already have everything they need, so what would compel them to learn anything? To strive for something better? They wouldn’t. The following is not a matter of assigning right or wrong or good or bad to our own world; it’s just a matter of ‘it is what it is’. For, like it or not, paradise is not the world we live in. Far from it. So, what are the virtues that rule this world?

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Greed

Greed is what drives our economy. It’s what generates jobs that pay for your homes and cars and cell phones. Greed puts food on your table and shoes on your feet. Without greed we would have none of the luxuries we enjoy today. Isn’t it funny how greed is so maligned, yet without it we would have nothing.

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Brutal ambition and competition

Companies look to destroy each other as they compete for a bigger share of the profits. This drives companies to make their products better, faster, and cheaper. Better for us, the consumer.

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Crime

Crime is ugly. And yet, it is probably the biggest contributor to every economy in the world. Just imagine what would happen if everyone on planet suddenly became law-abiding citizens? Perhaps billions of people would be out of a job. There’s law-enforcement, the legal system, prison system, counseling for rehabilitation and for the victims. Again, it’s ugly, but it is what it is.

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Disease

Another big economic contributor is disease. From throat lozenges to cough medicines, the common cold alone is a multi-million dollar a year industry. Add that to cancer research and treatments, doctor visits, hospitals, pharmaceuticals… What a huge job loss it would be if suddenly everyone stopped getting sick.

I know that your initial response to this article is one of utter disgust, but subconsciously you agree with it. You want proof? When is the last time you watched a movie of a perfect family doing perfect things with no strife or struggles to overcome? Talk about boring! You actually WANT to see pain. You WANT to be frightened. You WANT the good guy to kick some ass and win the girl back (and for the good guy to win, there has to be bad guys). Why do you want to see these things? Because without grief and trials and tribulations to overcome, this life would be an intolerable paradise.

Talk about Alice in Wonderland — in our world, sometimes good is bad and bad is really REALLY good.

LIFE – It’s Not About You, or About Me, for that Matter

In this sometimes crazy, chaotic life I have felt compelled to search for the answer to this question: What are we really doing?

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Are we here to worship one of the 4,000 ridiculous gods that we have created throughout time (Not your god, of course, yours is the real one!). Are we here to buy that house and car and have cookouts on the weekends? Are we here to work, work, work? War, war, war? Well, I’ve found the answer. I will explain it, but you’re probably going to hate it. Have a look at this picture:

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What many people don’t take into consideration is that the first one on the left had babies that grew up to have babies of their own. The descendants of these babies slowly evolved into the next species, that also had babies. If we repeat this idea right up to the image all the way to the right, then we understand that there weren’t just two homo sapiens (modern man) in the beginning. There had to be hundreds, if not thousands of them. This is where our story begins.

The First Spear

One of the first humans picked up a long stick, somehow put a point on it, and threw it. The information about the spear was passed onto the next generation, and the next, and so on. Let me rephrase that: The information about a pointy stick has survived for, roughly, three-hundred-thousand years, and is still going strong. Even five million years from now the people will know of the spear. But, of the personalities and inner struggles of the first humans, none of that information was passed on. All those thousands of lives forgotten, deleted.

The First Farm

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At some point in time humans got tired of walking from one food source to the next. They decided to plant the seeds of fruits and vegetables, and they captured young animals from the wild to domesticate for a steady supply of meat. Hence, the first farm was created. The information about farming was passed on from generation to generation. But, of the thousands (maybe even millions by this time) of individuals alive at the time of the first farm, pick one and tell me what his/her favorite fruit was? Were they happy or utterly miserable? What songs did the little girls sing? We know nothing of them. Apparently, that information wasn’t important enough to pass on.

We can repeat these same steps through the invention of the wheel, through the Bronze Age, Middle Ages… The only thing that gets passed on from generation to generation is useful information — knowledge. Point being, we humans aren’t the star of this show, folks. Information is.

Some might suggest that the reason the hundred billion humans that have gone before us have been lost to time is because they didn’t have the tools to write down their stories back then. This is untrue because even today successful biographies are only written about those that have either achieved something, discovered something, or invented something. It’s all about retaining the knowledge. You would be hard pressed to go into a book store and find a biography of a man that just worked forty years in a factory, raised a couple of kids, and then died of old age.

So, just as bees collect honey, and then die, the human animal collects information and then dies. Just who, or what, gets this information in the end, I couldn’t tell you, but it is quite clear that our little daily struggles and overwhelming joys are irrelevant because this life is not about us. We, too, shall be completely forgotten in just about a hundred years from the day we die. At that point our names won’t even come up in a dinner conversation.

Many may find this idea horrifying, that they will be forgotten. But, when we consider how imperfect we are, isn’t it rather comforting to know that our embarrassments and mistakes will not survive the test of time?

CO2 and Global Warming: I’m still not convinced.

Every time I get curious about how CO2 is impacting the Earth’s climate, it seems I always find articles that agree upon one thing: The amount of carbon dioxide in the air is 0.04%. Now, you have to understand just what that number means. If we were to add 0.96 percent to the 0.04 it would total just one percent of a hundred percent. The graph below represents the atmosphere. There are one-hundred squares, so each square represents 1% of the whole. That little black line in the bottom right square is the amount of CO2 in the air. And, that teeny-tiny amount of carbon dioxide is keeping the Earth’s excess heat from seeping out into space? Hey, I’m no climatologist, but this surely offends my common sense.

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If we were to turn this graph into a grate that covers a heating duct, and then have experts claim that the little black line is causing your house to heat up more than usual (into dangerous levels), you’d call him crazy (wouldn’t you?).

This article https://www.sciencealert.com/co2-is-only-a-tiny-part-of-our-atmosphere-but-it-has-a-huge-influence-here-s-why states that “Scientists widely agree that Earth’s average surface temperature has already increased by about 2 F (1 C) since the 1880s,…” Two degrees? In 140 years of the most industrial time of smoke stacks and cars with zero emissions controls? Again, I’m no expert, but I find a 2 degree increase over that time period to be rather remarkable. It proves that our planet knows how to take care of itself quite well.

What I find most odd is the fact that it is well known that plant life NEEDS carbon dioxide in the air — it’s the stuff that forests grow on. So, the question that we and our scientists should be asking is, What would happen to all of Earth’s vegetation if we accidentally decreased the CO2 levels to zero, or close to zero? Would plant life diminish? Completely die off? Now, THAT’S a scary thought.

What’s missing in this whole climate change debate is the answer to how massive amounts of ice has been melting for the last 2.6 million years without any human interference, and how that particular process is separate from what we’re seeing now? How does a few hundred years of human industrialization get blamed for a process that started even before homo erectus evolved into homo sapiens?

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What would it take to convince me?

Build two rooms of the same size right next to each other. Clean the air of one room, and make sure the other room has 0.04% CO2. Place highly sensitive temperature monitors in both rooms. If the one with the CO2 heats up more than the clean room, I will be convinced that such a minuscule amount of CO2 can make a difference.

I know I’m wrong, but after hearing the numbers involved, what I would expect the scientific community to be shouting is:

Yes, this is Definitely a Simulation! Well, maybe. Could be. Eh, I don’t know.

I wasn’t looking for a simulation theory, so my research was not biased. To be honest, I didn’t care one way or the other, because no matter how or what this life is it is still the only game in town, so we have to play it whether it was created by gods, programmers, aliens, or random natural events. And yet, I kept bumping into the many mysteries of this universe that seem only possible if it were a computer simulation. It made me go “Hmmmm?” too many times for me to ignore any longer. You may find the following examples either logical or downright ridiculous, but they are all posted for your consideration. For me, I am more than 50% convinced that this universe is a simulation.

  1. Comparisons between the pixel and the atom.
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The tiny pixels that formulate the images on your computer screen are made up of three colors: red, blue, and green.

An atom is made up of three particles: Protons, neutrons, and electrons.

In the pixel, since they are just colors it can be said that the pixel is 99.999% empty space.

The atom is also considered to be 99.999% empty space.
(Lately, there has been some debate on whether the atom is empty or full. If you look at the above image of the atom, the green balls are electrons. These electrons have a very specific orbit and never enter into the spaces between them. Those spaces are always empty, so how can an atom be considered full?)

Adjusting the three different colors in the pixels will create all the colors needed to paint every image imaginable on your screen. For instance, more red and blue, with less green might generate the color purple. More green and red, with less blue might make yellow…

Adjusting the numbers of the particles within the atom will create all the atoms in the universe. For instance, 2 protons, 2 neutrons, and 2 electrons will create a helium atom, while 118 neutrons, 79 protons, and 79 electrons will make gold…

The Double-slit Experiment reveals that when particles are not being observed they collapse into non-physical waves of potential energy. If you turn off your computer, but leave the monitor on, the only thing flowing through your monitor is energy.

2. Entangled Particles

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(If you want to learn more about atoms, the Double-slit Experiment, the raging debates between the likes of Einstein and Niels Bohr, and all kinds of sciency stuff, just go to Youtube and do a search on these subjects. There’s enough info there to make your head explode.)

When two particles are created at the same time they become what physicists call, Entangled. If one particle is spinning left to right, then the other particle instantly spins right to left. This occurs whether the particles are side by side or light-years away from each other. https://youtu.be/nhBFQPiYt8k

Calling it “Spooky action at a distance”, Einstein hated the idea that information can travel faster than light, and today’s physicists claim that he was wrong. I am not so sure. In our universe, if information goes from one place to another, common sense tells us that it must first leave point A where the information was created, travel to a destination that could be billions of light years away, and then be uploaded to the sister particle; this process HAS TO TAKE TIME. Since it is being claimed that no time passes then it is evident that the information did not travel through space. So, where did the information come from? I propose that such information came from outside of the universe, and from the inside of a computer program.

As the image below describes, if you press a key on your computer to make the number 1 spot an ‘A’, then the program automatically and instantaneously gives the number 2 spot a ‘B’, and vice-versa. The information doesn’t even travel across your monitor from the first spot to the second. It just makes more sense, at least to me.

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3. Space-time fabric

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Before we get into this we need to get some perspective on what the space-time fabric is (or rather, what it is not). To do this let’s assign a number to represent the physical presence of all the material in the universe. For instance:

Gas would be number 1, meaning that even though we can’t hold it in our hands, we know it’s still there because we wouldn’t be able to breathe without the gas known as oxygen.

Liquid is 2. We know liquid exists because liquid water carved out the Grand Canyon, and because we don’t go out at night to drink gas.

Solid material is number 3 because, well, have you ever been hit by a baseball? Ouch!

Space-time fabric? ZERO. It is not a gas, liquid, or solid. It is nothing.

Einstein came up with the idea that the sun bends space around it, and that the Earth and the other planets are stuck in this curve in the fabric of space. Now, the Earth may be a small planet, but it’s still a PLANET. And as a planet it is zipping around the sun at 67,000 miles per hour. No strings holding it in place. No magnetic forces from the sun trying to pull us in. The Earth is being held in place by a NON-force that has absolutely no physical presence in the universe. Really? In order for this to be true, in order to keep the Earth from just flying straight out into space, that space-time fabric would have to be as strong as a steel bowl a few million miles thick, with the Earth rolling around the inside of it. And yet, that curve in space is so gentle that it doesn’t RIP OFF our very fragile atmosphere. I don’t know about you, but this is just too much for me to swallow.

If there is no magnetic field holding the planets in place, if Newton’s idea is wrong, that the planets are going at just the right speed to continually fall around the sun, then what’s holding the planets in place? The orbiting of planets simply has to be written within the computer program.

4. All knowledge is already loaded into the universe.

Before mankind came into existence, even before the first star formed, the law claiming that 2+2 would always equal 4 was already formed. We are not inventing anything. We are merely discovering information that has already been loaded into the universe program. And, we cannot create or discover anything that is not in the program.

5. Everything exists until you stop looking at it.

If you are to have even the slightest clue on what I’m about to explain then you need to watch this 5 minute clip on the double-slit experiment. Please watch to the end, where the mystery is revealed.

The Double-slit experiment has been repeated often enough to become fact. The fact being, when particles (and even atoms) are not being measured or observed, they collapse into waves of non-physical energy. Einstein hated this.

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Have a look at the computer image below.

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This simulated being is walking through the city. If he’d been given artificial intelligence he would be able to see the world in front of him, and he’d be confident that the world behind him is still there. But, we know differently. We can see that the computer screen ends right behind him. The city behind him wouldn’t appear again unless he turned around and looked.

So, let me make this as clear as I possibly can: The city behind the man disappears when he’s not looking at it, and EVERY PARTICLE AND ATOM IN OUR UNIVERSE COLLAPSES INTO NON-PHYSICAL WAVES OF POTENTIAL ENERGY WHEN WE ARE NOT LOOKING AT THEM. Can you see the similarity between the computer world and ours? Good.

5. Hey, where’s the Earth’s gravity?

Hey, I can show you a magnetic field. (Okay, prove it.) Okay.

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Tesla could make an electric field. (Can I see it?) Of course.

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(Cool! Can you show me the Earth’s gravitational field?) Uhhhhh, no.

When it comes to the explanation of Earth’s gravity it sure seems like a mess to me. Here’s a link to a bunch of videos trying to explain gravity (pick one, any one), but they only generate more questions than they answer: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gravity+is+not+a+force+einstein

I was taught that the earth’s gravity is a force that is generated at the center of the planet, and reaches up to grab (and pull down on) everything to keep them from flying off into space. However, if that were true (with gravity being a force, an energy of some sort) then we should be able to detect it. Consider a man standing under a one-ton slab of cement that is being held in the air by a crane.

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If gravity is reaching up from the Earth and pulling on the slab of cement, why can’t that force be detected in the field beneath it? To say that the slab weighs one ton is like saying that gravity is using one ton of force to pull it down. That force alone should crush the man standing under it, and yet he feels nothing. Even if we were to place a highly sensitive scale on the ground under the slab it would register nothing.

Today’s physicists are playing with Einstein’s idea that gravity is a matter of (get this) the Earth is falling UP! When you drop a cup it does not fall, but the planet shoots up to meet it. There is no word for my level of disbelief on this. If we are being kept on the Earth because the planet if falling up to meet us, well, that’s all fine and good for the people living in the northern hemisphere, but those people living below the equator have a real problem. Besides, if gravity is nothing but a matter of falling in any direction, what compels everyone and everything around the planet to fall in the direction of the center of the Earth?

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Now I have to ask you: What keeps Mario on the ground in his game? Answer: In the computer program for Mario the parameters are written for him to stay on his ground. It’s that simple, and I think it is for us, too.

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Everything you see on your computer monitor is merely a visual representation of a program in your computer. Since it is well understood that everything in our universe is made of non-physical energy, could it be that we are also living as a visual representation of a program running in some other dimension? Personally, I think, yeah.

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This Life is a Lie

Odd as it may seem, as I searched for the bizarre I discovered that I wasn’t going down the rabbit hole; I was climbing out of it. ~ JiggerJ

Boy, what a mess! The more I’ve looked at this life we’ve created — our beliefs, cultures, societies — the more I came to realize that it’s all a complete lie. To say that how we’re living is insane would be an understatement. So, just look at what I’m about to show you so that you would at least know the truth, because knowing the truth has to always be better than living a lie, no matter how horrific that truth is. And, of course, the biggest lie has to be the belief in gods.

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Religion

Most monotheistic beliefs are based on the idea that there is an ALL-knowing, ALL-powerful, supernatural being that lives with a bunch of winged angels in paradise, while a demon, possibly with horns and a pointy tail waits to torture everyone in a land of fire and brimstone. Upon reading this it should be that even the most fanatical of believers should wake up and say, “Well, now that you put it that way it does sound utterly absurd.” Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Oh, and it gets worse from here.

A man once flew to heaven on a creature that had the body of a horse, the head of a man, the wings of a giant bird, and the tail of a peacock. And, just for kicks, on the way to heaven this man cut the moon in half with his sword. Really? How can even one adult human believe in this nonsense, much less a billion of them?

I can hear them now, “Hey, you don’t know if it’s true or not!” Well, in response I can say the same thing about mermaids, leprechauns, and werewolves. No one can find evidence one way or the other on fictional creatures that don’t exist. However, when a whole book of tales has zero evidence to back it up, it’s a pretty good bet that it’s a book of complete fiction. Have a look at all of the baseless claims in the bible (and if you think they aren’t baseless claims then please provide evidence for anything listed below):

There is no evidence for the

Garden of Eden
Talking serpent
Forbidden fruit
Talking donkey
Noah’s ark
World flood
Samson getting his strength from his hair
Two She-Bears killing 42 boys for calling someone a baldy head
Jonah living three days in the belly of a big fish, IN the ocean, UNDER water
A woman turning into a pillar of salt
No evidence of Egypt ever enslaving the Jews
Moses
God on Mt. Sinai
All firstborn of Egypt dying
Parting of the Red Sea
The Jews roaming the desert for 40 years
The stone tablets containing ten commandments
Ark of the covenant
Virgin birth
Miracles performed by Jesus
The dead saints rising from their graves to roam the city during the crucifixion
Jesus rising from the dead
No evidence that a death can force a god into forgiving sin
Jesus ascending into heaven

There is also no evidence of

Gods
Winged angels
Demons
Heaven
Hell
Souls
Miracles
Or anything supernatural

To believe in such claims with such an overwhelming lack of evidence has become an embarrassment to mankind in the 21st century. We should have grown out of this childishness by now. But, sadly, we haven’t.

It’s a Wonderful World (Part 1)

Odd as it may seem, as I searched for the bizarre I discovered that I wasn’t going down the rabbit hole; I was climbing out of it. ~ JiggerJ

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Ah, the flowers!

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The richness of the forests!

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The lovely birds!

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Sorry, folks, but this world is not even close to what you think it is. All life on this planet is part of an ecological system based on kill or be killed, eat or be eaten.

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As you read this, billions, perhaps trillions of living things are being killed and eaten. From microscopic bacteria, to the great whales of the ocean, everything owes its existence to just how well it can kill. And, this killing spree goes on 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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And those lovely meadows you see?

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Those meadows are grown on soil. What is in that soil? Well, you’ll find a not-so-lovely collection of dead vegetation, rotting animal bodies, blood, worm shit, bug shit, and, well, more —

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It’s to the point where, if such a thing as a creator existed, one would rightfully have every reason to believe that this creator decided to make the most disgusting planet he could imagine.