Unforgettable Flicks

Unforgettable Flicks

 


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So, Kato, you’re talking about your unforgettable movies, aren’t you?

Yes, I am.  You know, Diane, VIFF (Vancouver International Film Festival) will be held on September 24, and continue till October 7.

You gotta be kidding me. . . How about this pandemic. . . The organizer ignores this prevailing pandemic, huh?

No, not really. . . They take it into consideration and they’ve come up with an online festival.

Online festival? . . . What the heck is that?

Well . . . To ensure the best possible user experience, VIFF is developing VIFF Connect, a new online streaming platform designed in partnership with CineSend, a Toronto-based industry leader in media solutions.

Are you sure, Kato?

Oh yes, I’m positive. . . If you’re still in doubt, look into the VIFF home page.

If I could view the VIFF movies at home, that would be superb. . . As a matter of fact, I’ve been an enthusiastic patron of the festival.

Oh, have you?

You know, Kato, VIFF is among the five largest film festivals in North America.

Really?

Yes, it is.  Both in terms of admissions, and number of films screened, (133,000 and 324 respectively in 2016), VIFF is among the five largest film festivals in North America. . . The festival screens films annually from approximately 73 countries on 10 screens.

Amazing, isn’t it?

At Vancouver Film Festival, you can enjoy the largest selection of East Asian films outside of that region, and the Festival is one of the biggest showcases of Canadian film in the world.  Furthermore, VIFF has one of the largest nonfiction program outside of a Documentary Film Festival.

Oh, really?  So, Diane, are you gonna watch many movies during the festival?

Yes, I am—as many as possible.  How about you, Kato?

Well … Since it’s an online festival, I’ll probably view the movies in Japan.

Why is that?

I’ll leave for Tokyo in late September only if the pandemic dies down. . . In any case, I’ve been enjoying my own international film festival.

No kidding.

No, I’m not.  I’m dead serious.  Look at the following list:

 


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“Actual Collection Page”

 

I see… So, Kato, you’ve watched 2,545 flicks at Vancouver Public Library, huh?

Yes, I have. . . As of March 13, 2020, I had watched 2,693 movies.

How come you haven’t viewed any flick since then.

Well . . . , the library had been closed until July 14 due to the pandemic.

I see. . . So what are those unforgettable flicks?

The following is one of those remarkable flicks. . .

 


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The President’s Last Bang

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This is a 2005 satiric black comedy directed by Im Sang-soo about the events leading to and the aftermath of the assassination of Korean President Park Chung-hee by his close friend and Korean Intelligence Agency director Kim Jae-kyu.

The fictional portrayal of the former President has raised a storm of controversy, leading to a suit against the film by Park Chung-hee’s only son, Park Ji-man.

In 2005, a ruling by the Seoul Central Court ordered that 3 minutes and 50 seconds of documentary footage (mostly of demonstrations) be censored out of the film.

In response, the director had the excised footage replaced with a blank screen for its running time. During its theatrical run, both nationally and internationally, only the censored version was shown.

The ruling was appealed, and in August 2006 overturned, with the court issuing the following statement: “We must broadly confirm the right of free expression concerning the depiction of public historical figures.”

Despite the taboo-subject, the director dared to show what happened in the political coup.
Although I admire his courage to challenge the taboo, it is a pity that the director didn’t show what really happened in the mind of Director Kim who actually shot the president.

I’d rather like to see its documentary instead of the black comedy.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

I don’t like political dramas very much.

I know, I know … You’re a devoted Christian, and you don’t like much violence, do you?

No, I don’t.  Now, I notice you watched “The Jesus Film.”

Yes, I did.

 


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The Jesus Film 1979

(full movies 2 hours)

 

This is a 1979 drama co-directed by Australian Peter Sykes, Britons John Heyman and John Krisch and filmed in Israel.

It is said that, as of 2003, the film had been seen over 4.7 billion people in 236 nations.
I didn’t know that there are so many nations on the Globe.

The film has been translated into more languages than any film in history—amazingly, more than 800 languages. This DVD version has 8 languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese and Korean.

According to The New York Times, this film is likely the most-watched motion picture of all time.

The Los Angeles Times called it a “…dull Sunday-School treatment of the life of Christ, meticulously but unimaginatively culled from Luke 3-24.”

Although the directors seem to have paid a meticulous attention to historical authenticity, all the miracles look quite unbelievable to the scientific mind.
Well, you can judge it by yourself.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

So, Kato, you don’t believe in miracles, do you?

Yes, I do, but not those depicted in the above film.

By the way, how did you like the wild child?

Oh, too sad a story!

 


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Secret of the Wild Child part 1

 

This is a 55-minute documentary originally broadcast on NOVA in 1994.
Genie is the pseudonym of a feral child who was the victim of extraordinarily severe abuse, neglect and social isolation, making her one of the most well-known cases recorded in the annals of abnormal child psychology.

Her abuse came to the attention of Los Angeles child welfare authorities on November 4, 1970, when she was 13 years old.
Her mother was herself abused by her dominant husband who committed suicide.

Thinking that Genie was born mentally retarded, her parents locked her in a room where she was sit alone, day after day, strapped to a potty chair, with little more than bare walls to look at.
Genie was severely under-developed, unable to talk and barely able to walk.

Genie’s case has been compared extensively with that of Victor of Aveyron, an 18th-century French “Wild Child” who similarly became a classic case of late language acquisition and delayed development.

The film shows some footages from a 1970 French film “Wild Child” by director François Truffaut.

Despite some improvement under professional care, it is unfortunate and profoundly sad to know that Genie experienced further physical and emotional abuse during the stay in the institutions for disabled adults, where she was severely punished for vomiting.
Her newly acquired language and behavioral skills regressed rapidly.

As of 2008, she was again speechless.
What a pity!


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

So, Genie’s remained speechless since 2008, hasn’t she?

Yes, I assume so.

How did you like “Mao’s Last Dancer”?

I liked it very much.  It was about cultural differences.

 


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Mao’s Last Dancer (Trailer)

 

This is a 2009 Australian biographical film based on a true story of ballet dancer Li Cunxin.
It starts in the year of 1972, when the 11-year-old Chinese boy lives in a rural village commune in Shandong Province during the Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

As often occurred in those times, government officials fanning out across the nation seeking young candidates for centralized training arrive at this school.

At first bypassed but selected after a plea by his teacher during the school visit, Li seems bewildered although piqued by the gruff preliminary inspection screening at the provincial capital city of Qingdao.

Beating impossible odds with his hard work, Li is chosen to go to the States to join the Houston Ballet as an exchange student.

Li’s encounters with US life gradually change his way of thinking and he begins a relationship with an aspiring American dancer, Elizabeth Mackey.  Li now wants to get an extension in America, but the Chinese government refuses.

Overwhelmed by the opportunities offered in America and in love with Mackey, Li is determined to stay. With legal advice that the Chinese government would recognize certain residence rights arising from an international marriage, Li and Mackey rush into a marriage.

To declare personal responsibility for his decision and hopefully avoid consequences for his family, Li visits the Chinese Consulate in Houston.

The Chinese resident diplomat forcibly detains Li in attempt to coerce his return to China.
Unknown to Li, the situation quickly evolves when the media and high level government agents both in the US and China become involved.

Now he must risk everything to remain in the free country.

It is an emotionally-charged, fascinating and tear-jerking epic tale of a peasant boy who becomes a world-renowned ballet dance.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

This movie has something to do with politics, huh?

No, no, no… In essence, it is like a East-meets-West-type of movie.

Kato, did you see “Angels: Good or Evil”?

Yes, I did.

So, you’re getting into Christianity, aren’t you?

Yes, yes, yes … Diane, as a devoted Christian, you believe in angels, don’t you?  So, I watched the following movie simply because I’d like to know more about you.

 


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History Channel – Angels: Good or Evil

(PART 1)

 

This is a 2003 90-minute History-Channel documentary that offers all sides of the debate surrounding these mythical, mystical, ethereal entities.

Much of what we think we know about angels is at odds with their long and curious history.
Hebraic, Christian, and Muslim scripture all describes angels and demons, yet each offers a slightly different version.

In search of a definitive portrait, this film traces the history of these winged beings, exploring their lineage from the ancient Egyptians and the Greco-Romans to today.

You can listen to firsthand accounts of those who claim to have encountered angels and hear
experts grapple with their mysterious legacies.

Can you believe that an angel came to save a woman who was totally engulfed by a dormitory fire?

She recounts to you how she was saved by the mysterious angel.
I doubt, but it is actually worth watching.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

Can you believe in angels now, Kato?

Sadly, the film couldn’t convince me.

The next movie sounds interesting.

Yes, it does, but It is such a shocking movie.

 


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Dearly Departed (Official Trailer)

 

This is a 2009 tour-guide-type 84-minute documentary guided by Scott Michaels.
He introduces to you some locations where the most infamous murders, suicides and bizarre crimes took place.

Although celebrity scandals, deaths and murders in Hollywood are quite eye-catching, this documentary is superficial, not definitely investigative as I expected.

Only exception is the case of “The Black Dahlia,” which is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in Los Angeles history.

“The Black Dahlia” was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – c. January 15, 1947), an American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder.

She was found mutilated, her body sliced in half at the waist, on January 15, 1947, in Leimert Park, Los Angeles.

Short’s unsolved murder has been the source of widespread speculation, leading to many suspects, along with several books and film adaptations of the story, which is quite new to me, though.

Her face had been slashed from the corners of her mouth toward her ears, creating an effect called the Glasgow smile.  Short also had multiple cuts on her thigh and breasts, where entire portions of flesh had been removed.

The body had been washed and cleaned and had been “posed” with her hands over her head, her elbows bent at right angles, and her legs spread.

The cause of death was hemorrhage from the lacerations to the face and shock due to blows on the head and face.

Her stomach contained some feces which, Michaels says, she was forced to eat before her death.
The film shows the gruesome picture of her corpse.
It is simply amazing and profoundly horrendous!


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

It sounds terrible, doesn’t it?

Yes, it does.

Instead, I’d rather watch bananas.

Bananas!* (trailer)

 

This is 2009 97-minute Swedish documentary directed by Fredrik Gertten about a conflict between the Dole Food Company and banana plantation workers in Nicaragua over alleged cases of sterility caused by the pesticide DBCP.

Representing 12 Nicaraguan banana workers, Juan Dominguez sues Dole, the world’s largest agricultural producer, for allegedly exposing thousands of field workers to a banned pesticide known to cause sterility.  One third of the production cost of a banana goes to pesticides.

Faced with a grueling uphill battle, the determined lawyer tries to beat the odds and bring this modern day Goliath to justice.

The film was criticized by Dole for containing “patent falsehoods.”
Dole appealed all verdicts in the case and accused Juan Dominguez of fabricating evidence.

On April 23, 2009, Judge Chaney dismisses all Nicaraguan cases pending before her, citing serious fraud allegations.

Judge Chaney says, “We’ll never know if anybody in Nicaragua was actually injured or harmed by the alleged wrongful conduct of the defendants (Dole), and people will never have the opportunity to learn … the truth.”

Juan Dominguez is fighting all charges of fraud against him.
After a screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2009, Gertten was sued for defamation by Dole on 8 July, 2009.

The lawsuit was preceded by threats of legal action from Dole aimed against the LA Film Festival.
These threats resulted in sponsors pulling support and the film being removed from competition.
Dole dropped their lawsuit against Fredrik Gertten and Bananas!* on 15 October 2009.

In late 2010 a court in Los Angeles decided in favor of the movie crew, making it possible to release the film in the USA.  A judge awarded the filmmakers nearly $200,000 in fees and costs.

This is such a gripping, rage-inducing and heart-wrenching film that you would also like to tell your friends to watch.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

I don’t like political stuff.  The above film has nothing to do with banana diet, doesn’t it?

Well… so, Diane, you wanna watch banana diet, eh?  In this case, watch the following movie—“Mother Teresa.”

I can see that you’re really getting into Christianity.

Yes, I’d like to know more about you since you’re a devoted Christian like Mother Teresa.

 

Mother Teresa

(full movie 82 minutes)

 

This is a 1986 82-minute documentary produced and directed by Jeanette Petrie.

Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries.

They run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; children’s and family counseling programs; orphanages; and schools.

Members of the order must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, and the fourth vow, to give “wholehearted and free service to the poorest of the poor.”

This inspiring film is considered the definitive portrait of the 1979 Nobel Peace winner, Mother Teresa.

Shot on the run over a period of 5 years in 10 countries on 4 continents, this film follows Mother Teresa into the world’s most troubled spots.

It is such an inspiring and thought-provoking film that it certainly moves your spirit and lifts your soul.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

So, Kato, you now understand what Christianity is all about, don’t you?

Yes, I think I do.

By the way, Kato, you haven’t mentioned any Japanese movie. . . Tell me about one of your favorite Japanese movies.

Well . . . , there’re so many excellent Japanese movies. . . I’d say, the following movie appears quite remarkable.

 


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Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son (Japan, 133 min.)

Koreeda Hirokazu’s prize-winner asks: what if two male babies were accidentally switched at birth and, six years later, the parents decided to restore the boys to their “rightful” homes?

The conundrum is a clever pretext for a study of differences in class, temperament and the ability to love.

Winner, Jury Prize, Cannes 2013


SOURCE: Page 137 of “The Georgia Straight”
    Sept. 19-26/2013

 

It sounds quite interesting.

Yes, it is. . .

I think I’ve heard of this kind of baby-swapping-by-accident story in the real world. . . Tell me, Kato, what’s so good about this movie.

Well. . . , the film confronts two distant kinds of Japanese families coming from different social backgrounds and reflects opposing conceptions that coexist in contemporary Japanese society. . . Naturally, these two families are faced with the dilemma of retaining the children they have raised, on the basis of the bonds built with them over six years, or swap them and start over for the sake of blood lineage continuity. . . I don’t tell you the final decision so that you’ll find it on your own. . . In any case, the film keeps you totally engaged, thoroughly profound, fully emoted and ultimately refreshing.

Does it, huh?

Oh yes, I found the movie to be incredibly compelling. . . Its insight and emotional depth more than make up for any issues that you could come up with. . . This is an excellent and pretty incredible movie. . . I’d definitely recommend it if you’re really interested in this kind of family problem.

I’ll keep it in mind.

 


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【Himiko’s Monologue】

I like melodramas as well as romantic love stories, but I’m really crazy about a film that shows natural disasters . . . Here is an amazing documentary.

This is a 86-minute documentary about TOP 10 natural disasters.

It really gives you thrilling and unforgettable moments!

If you have a weak heart, don’t watch this shocking flick.

Natural Disasters

National Geographic Classics

 

 

In any road, I hope Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following articles:

 



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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III

Savage vs. Civilized

Submerging Island

Adele Hugo

Banana @ Eden

God Is Coming!


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

There have been at least five mass extinctions in the history of life on earth, and four in the last 3.5 billion years in which many species have disappeared in a relatively short period of geological time.

The massive eruptive event is considered to be one likely cause of the “Great Dying” about 250 million years ago, which is estimated to have killed 90% of species existing at the time.

There is also evidence to suggest this event was preceded by another mass extinction known as Olson’s Extinction.

The Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event occurred 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous period and is best known for having wiped out non-avian dinosaurs, among many other species.

Cause of the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction?

Many scientists believe that a comet or meteor triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.

You might wonder if another comet collides with the Earth in the near future.

 

Super Comet After the Impact

 

This is a 2007 speculative documentary produced by ZDF and the Discovery Channel.
It was directed by Stefan Schneider.

The 84-minute film hypothesizes the effects on modern-day earth of a large comet impacting in Mexico near the same location of the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, the ancient impact of a comet or meteor that is believed to have triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.

It alternates between interviews with climatologists and researchers and dramatized scenes following several groups of people as they attempt to survive in the days and months after the disaster: a separated family in France, a pair of scientists in Hawaii, a man who manages to survive for a period of time near the ground zero impact in Mexico, and a tribe in Cameroon.
It is such a thrilling, exciting and profoundly astounding docudrama that you would forget to take a pee during the show.


SOURCE: “Kato’s comment on the DVD”

 

The film seems quite fascinating and interesting.
If there is a rental shop around you, why don’t rent the above DVD?


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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アダムとイブのバナナ

 

アダムとイブのバナナ

 


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ケイトー。。。 またバナナの話をするわけぇ〜?


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シルヴィーはバナナの話は飽きてしまったのォ〜?

だってぇ〜、バナナも1度や2度ならいいけれど、3度目じゃ食べ飽きるわよう。。。夕べ、アダムとイブがバナナを食べた夢でも見たのォ~?

いや。。。 夢を見たのじゃないのですよ。

じゃあ、何を見たのよ。 アダムとイブはリンゴを食べたと世界的に決まっているのよ。 バナナを食べたなんてネットで言えば世界のネット市民の皆様に笑われるのがオチだわよ。。。

ちょっと次のリストを見てください。。。

 


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『拡大する』


『アダムとイブはバナナを食べた』

 

これはライブドアの僕の『徒然ブログ』の日本時間で6月26日の午前4時から午前8時32分までのアクセス者の記録なんですよ。。。 赤枠で囲んだ箇所に注目してください。。。

あらっ。。。 GOOGLEで検索して6月26日の午前4時34分に ケイトーが「徒然ブログ」に投稿した『アダムとイブはバナナを食べた』を読みにやって来たのねぇ~。。。

そういうことなのですよ。。。

。。。で、リファラのリンクをクリックすると どのような検索結果が出てくるの?

次のページが表示されるのですよ。。。

 


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『拡大する』

『現時点での検索結果』

 

あらっ。。。 アダムとイブ 葉っぱ と入れて画像検索してみたのねぇ〜。。。で、赤枠で囲んである画像をクリックしたわけなのォ〜?

そうです。。。すると次のページが出てくるのです。。。

 


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『拡大する』

『実際のページ』

 

大蛇を体に巻き付けた女性の写真に惹きつけられて、画像をクリックして記事を読んだのですよ。。。

 


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『アダムとイブはバナナを食べた』

 

午前4時半に起きて、いったい誰が読んだわけぇ〜。。。?

横浜市に住んでいる馬場亀雄君が読んだのですよ。。。

 


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亀雄君はバナナそのものよりもイチジクの葉っぱに関心を持ったわけなのォ〜?

そういうことですよ。。。「イチジクの葉っぱで大切なところを隠すというのちょっと可笑しいのではないか?」。。。亀雄君は常々そう思いながらネットをサーフィンして疑問を解こうとしていたわけです。。。

それで、その事がオツムの片隅にずっと巣くっていて眠れずに、午前4時に起きてネットサーフィンを始めたわけなのォ〜?

そういうわけですよ。。。

信じられないわァ〜。。。

昔の人は “真実は小説より奇なり!” と言いましたからねぇ〜。。。常識では考えられないことも現実には起こるのですよ。。。

それで、亀雄君は満足のゆく説明をゲットすることができたのォ〜?

できました。。。ちょっと読んでみてください。。。

 

知恵の樹


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知恵の樹(ちえのき)は、旧約聖書の『創世記』(2章9節以降)に登場する木。
善悪の知識の木とも呼ばれる。

エデンの園の中央部にあった2本の木のうちの一つ。
もう一つは生命の樹。
知恵の樹の実を食べると、神々と等しき善悪の知識を得るとされる。
知恵の樹の実はいかにも美味しそうで目を引き付けるとされる。

『創世記』によれば、人間はエデンの園に生る全ての樹の実は食べても良いが、知恵(善悪の知識)の樹の実だけは、ヤハウェ・エロヒム(エールの複数形)により食べることを禁じられていた(禁断の果実)。
なぜなら知恵の樹の実を食べると必ず死ぬからである。

しかし人間を神に背かせようとする蛇に唆されて、初めにイヴが、その次にイヴの勧めでアダムが知恵の樹の実を食べたことによって、善悪の知識を得たアダムとイヴは、裸の姿を恥ずかしいと思うようになり、イチジクの葉で陰部を隠した。

それにより神は事の次第を知り、知恵の樹の実を食べた人間が生命の樹の実までも食べ永遠に生きるおそれがあることから、アダムとイヴはエデンの園を追放される。
この出来事を「失楽園」という。キリスト教徒によれば、この出来事は神に対する不服従の罪であり、原罪とされるが、ユダヤ教徒には「原罪」というものは存在しない。

この出来事により、人間は必ず死ぬようになり、男には労働の苦役が、女には男に支配され出産の苦しみが、もたらされるようになった。
蛇は神の呪いを受け地を這いずることになった(蛇に足が無いことの起源)。

タロットカード(ウェイト版タロット)の「恋人」のカードには、この知恵の樹の実を食べる場面が描かれている。

 

リンゴかバナナかイチジクか

この知恵の樹の実は俗説ではリンゴのことであるとされるが、旧約聖書にそうした記述は無い。

一説には、リンゴとする解釈は2世紀に聖書をギリシャ語に翻訳したアクィラ・ポンティカスに由来するとされる。
彼は「りんごの木の下で、わたしはあなたは呼び覚ました。
あなたの母親は、かしこで、あなたのために産みの苦しみをなし」という雅歌の「産みの苦しみをなし」の部分を「堕落した」と誤訳した。

この為、りんご→堕落→知恵の樹の実という連想が生まれ、知恵の樹の実はりんごであると解釈されるようになった、とされる。

別の説では、聖書をラテン語に翻訳した際に誤訳されたとする。
禁断の果実を指すラテン語の「malus」には二つの意味があり、形容詞として使われる場合では、「邪悪な」を意味し、名詞では「リンゴ」である。
禁断の木の実をリンゴとする説は、「邪悪な木の実」と「リンゴ」を混同している、とされる。

また喉頭隆起のことを英語で「Adam’s apple」(アダムのリンゴ)という。
これはアダムが知恵の樹の実を喉に詰まらせたとする伝説に由来する。

ジョン・ミルトンの「失楽園」(1667年)ではリンゴとされ、この俗説がさらに世界に広まったとされる。

確かなことは、リンゴは寒冷な中央アジア原産とされ、エデンの園があったとされるペルシャ湾岸では育たないということである。

ダン・コッペル著「バナナの世界史」によると、古代のインド以西の中東地域においてはバナナはイチジクと呼ばれ、マケドニア人のアレクサンドロス3世はインド遠征でバナナを見たとき、これをイチジクと記したとされる。

また、アラビア語で書かれたコーランに出てくる楽園の禁断の果実「talh」はバナナと考えられており、ヘブライ語聖書では禁断の果実は「エバのイチジク」と書かれているとされる。

このことから、実は創世記に出てくる知恵の樹の実は、通説のイチジクではなくバナナであったとする仮説がある。

 

第三バルク書と葡萄の樹

西暦200年頃にギリシア語で編纂された聖書外典である第三バルク書には、「アダムを惑わせた樹(=知恵の樹)は葡萄の樹である」と書かれている。

これは天使サマエルが植えたものであり、人類の堕落と破滅と悪の原因である、サマエルと葡萄の樹は神に呪われたが、葡萄の蔓は大洪水を生き残り、神の許しを得て、ノアによって植えられた。


出典: 「知恵の樹」
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読んでみれば解るように、実は創世記に出てくる知恵の樹の実は、通説のイチジクではなくバナナであったとする仮説があると書いてある!

でも。。。、でも。。。、仮説でしょう?

そうです。。。 でもねぇ~、僕の『徒然ブログ』の記事に伊知事 芭奈々(いちじ ばなな)さんが次のようなコメントを書いてくれたのですよ。。。

 

 

 

アダムとイブがリンゴじゃなくて

バナナを食べたと知って驚きました。

恐らく世界の多くの国の人々は

アダムとイブはリンゴを食べたのだと

固く思い込んでいると思います。

私もこれまでに、そう思い込んでいました。

ヒエロニムスがヘブライ語からラテン語に

翻訳するときに“malum”という

ラテン語を当てた。

聖書考古学者によると、それはむしろ

「悪意ある」という意味にちかいという。

その一方で、“malum”は「リンゴ」と

訳すこともできる。 なるほど……

英語と同じようにラテン語も、

音は似ているけれど

意味が異なる同音異義語の多い言語です。

つまり、誤訳ではないとしても、

同音異義語があるために

「リンゴ」になってしまったのですね。

でも、バナナを食べたのだから、

アソコを隠すのも

「イチジクの葉」ではなく、

確かにバナナの葉の方が

理想的ですよね……爆笑

 


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Posted by 伊知事 芭奈々

at 2017年02月02日 13:12


『アダムとイブはバナナを食べた』
コメント欄より(2013年06月05日)

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このコメントをよんで亀雄君も、アソコを隠すのは「イチジクの葉」ではなく、「バナナの葉」の方が理想的だと確信できたのですよ。。。

ちょっと話ができすぎているんじゃないのォ〜?

あれっ。。。シルヴィーは、僕が自作自演しているとでも思っているのォ〜? 僕は何年もかけて、ここまで手の混んだ自作自演はしませんよう。。。

でも、やっぱり、話ができすぎているわよう!。。。

だから、昔の人は言ったのですよ。。。“真実は小説より奇なり!” と。。。


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【ジューンの独り言】


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ですってぇ~。。。

あなたもイチジクの葉っぱよりもバナナの大きな葉っぱの方がアソコを隠すには好都合だと思いますか?

ええっ。。。 「そんなことは、どうでもいいから、他に、もっと楽しいことを話せ!」

あなたは、そのように強い口調で私にご命令なさるのですかァ〜?

分かりましたわ。

シルヴィーさんが出てくる面白い記事は たくさんあります。。。

次の記事の中から面白そうなものを選んで読んでください。

 


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『エロいけれどためになる』

『地球上のネット普及率』

『原発はダメだったのに』

『スカートをはいた兵隊』

『行田シンドローム』

『幻の暴走機関車』

『CIA@NOパンツ』

『やっぱり、セックス』

『セックス風呂具村』

『CIAの黒い手再び』


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『アダムとイブは何を食べたの』

『舞踏会 明子』

『波乱の人生』

『国際化だよね』

『イングナさんを探して』

『美しい日本語 チェーホフ』

『横の道@ニコライ堂』

『また塩野七生批判』

『日航スチュワーデス』


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『クレオパトラ@塩野批判』

『テルモピュライの戦い』

『思い出の蓮』

『角さんと天罰』

『ラーメン@リガ』

『角さんと天罰がなぜ?』

『南京事件と反知性主義』

『あけびさんの卒論』

『愛は降る星の彼方に』


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『サイバー戦争』

『エロくて、ごめんね』

『モバイル社会とガラケー』

『元老のアメリカ』

『ケネディ家の呪い』

『欧米を敵に回す』

『ソフィアからこんにちわ』

『ドイツが原爆をロンドンに』

『いまだに謎』

『さらば大前研一』


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『空飛ぶスパイ』

『愛情はふる星@ベトナム』

『ヒラリーと塩野七生』

『ケネディ夫人@インドネシア』

『究極の大前研一批判本』

『フェルメールの謎』

『女に文句を言う女』

『あなたの祖国』

『宮沢りえ@韓国』

『正しい戦争』

『ゴールデンシャワー』

『死刑廃止』


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『かまびすしい』

『今、新たな戦前』

『クレオパトラ@アラビア』

『政府は嘘をつく』

『犬と人間と戦争』

『未来予測』

『知られざる悲劇』

『量子活動家』

『アンネの運命』

『10次元の世界』

『ポーランドの犬』


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『熟女ヌード@デンマン』

『ロッキード事件の真相』

『政府と役人と嘘』

『ジュンガル』

『地球温暖化は避けられない』

『国際平和連合』

『鬼島』

『悪徳サイト』

『あげつらう』

『過ちを犯す』

『三島由紀夫の謎』

『ヒラリートランプ現象』

『ノーパン@CIA』

『未開人と文明人』

『オセロの失敗』

『サン・ラザールの裏路』

『「夜と霧」を観た?』

『虫酸が走る』

『大空に乾杯』

『ターバンを巻いた少女』

『美しい日本語を探して』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょう。

じゃあね。 バーィ。


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ィ~ハァ~♪~!

メチャ面白い、

ためになる関連記事


平成の紫式部、橘卑弥子でござ~ます
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『卑弥子の源氏物語』

『平成の紫式部』

■ めれんげさんの『即興の詩』

■ めれんげさんの『極私的詩集』

Jagel - Soft Japanese Bagel
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■ “JAGEL – Soft Japanese Bagel”


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■ 『きれいになったと感じさせる

下着・ランジェリーを見つけませんか?』

『センスあるランジェリー』

■ 『ちょっと変わった 新しい古代日本史』

■ 『面白くて楽しいレンゲ物語』


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■ 『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

■ 『今すぐに役立つホットな情報』


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God Is Coming!

God Is Coming!


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Kato, do you believe in God?

Diane, how come you ask me such an eternal question?

Am I offending you by any chance, Kato?

No, you’re not.  But they say, don’t talk about politics and religion if you get along well with your neighbors.

So, you mind my questioning about God, don’t you?

No, Diane, not at all.

But you seem to avoid answering my question.

Well…, tell you the truth, Diane, I believe in many gods.

I’m talking about God, Kato,—not many gods.

I know, but I enjoy Christmas.  I attend the funeral directed by a Buddhist priest as well as marriage ceremonies directed by a Shinto priest.  I also cerebrate the New Year’s Day at a Shinto shrine.  Therefore, I’d say, I’m multi-religious.

So, you believe in many gods, don’t you?

Yes and no.

What do you mean by that?

I don’t think I really believe in a particular god, but I admit that people believe in their own god.  Believing in a god isn’t a bad thing at all. (laughx.gif)

Kato, I don’t think you’re quite serious.

Believe me, Diane, I’m dead serious.

Are you sure?  In any road, how come you’ve brought up today’s religious theme—“God is coming!”

A good question, Diane… Last night, I happened to read a short story written by James Herriot.

Oh… what kind of story is that?

It goes like this…

 

God is Near!


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“You know, Mr. Herriot, it will be my turn next.”


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“What do you mean?”

“Well, tonight Ben has gone and I’m going to be the next one. I just know it.”

 


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“Oh, nonsense! You’re feeling a bit low, that’s all. We all do when something like this happens.”

“I’m not afraid.  I know there’s something better waiting for me. I’ve never had any doubts. But I have only one fear.”

“What is it, Miss Stubbs?”

“It’s the dogs and cats, Mr. Herriot. I’m afraid I might never see them when I’m gone which worries me so. You see, I know I’ll be reunited with my parents and brothers, but … but …”

“Well, why not with your animals?”

“That’s just it.  They say animals have no souls.”

“Who says?”

“Oh, I’ve read it and I know a lot of religious people believe it.”

“Well, I don’t believe it.  If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans. You’ve nothing to worry about there.”

“Oh, I hope you’re right. Sometimes I lie at night thinking about it.”

“I know I’m right, Miss Stubbs, and don’t you argue with me. They teach us vets all about animals’ souls.”

“I’m sorry to bore you with this and I’m not going to talk about it again. But before you go, I want you to be absolutely honest with me. I don’t want reassurance from you–just the truth. I know you are very young but please tell me.  What are your beliefs? Will my animals go with me?”

“Miss Stubbs, I’m afraid I’m a bit foggy about all this.  But I’m absolutely certain of one thing. Wherever you are going, they are going too.”

“Thank you, Mr. Herriot, I know you are being honest with me. That is what you really believe, isn’t it?”

“I do believe it.  With all my heart I believe it.”


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Author Profile: James Herriot

 

Oh, Kato, this is a nice and lovely story.

I know you love this story.  That’s why I’ve decided to talk about “God is coming!” today.

So, Miss Stubbs believes in God, doesn’t she?

Yes, of course, she does.  Miss Stubbs was bed-ridden.  Hanging from the old brass gas bracket on the wall above her head is the following strip of cardboard about eight inches long with plain lettering:

 


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So, Kato, James Herriot is your favorite writer, isn’t he?

You’re telling me, Diane.  I love his short pooch stories.

 

All Creatures Great And Small

Documentary Part 1

All Creatures Great And Small

Documentary Part 2

All Creatures Great And Small

Documentary Part 3

All Creatures Great & Small

Set Visit 1985

World of James Herriot

 

Oh, Kato, you’re an enthusiastic fan of James Herriot, aren’t you?

Yes, I am.

Miss Stubbs and James Herriot believed in God, but you don’t believe in God, do you?

Diane, you aren’t self-centered nor self-righteous, are you?

No, I’m not self-centered nor self-righteous.

I thought you were open-minded.

Yes, I’m still open-minded.

Yet you’re still asking me such a mind-crashing question, aren’t you?

Kato, you’re over-reacting.

Then why don’t you ask me to take a forest-bathing, instead of asking me about God?


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Oh, that’s another thing I’m worried about you, Kato.  Don’t confine yourself in the library.  Instead, take a stroll in Stanley Park and enjoy forest-bathing.

Diane, focus on the matter in hand.  We’re talking about God.

So, Kato, you believe in God or what?

To tell you the truth, Diane, I believe in Providence.

Oh, do you?  But what do you mean by Providence?

Last night I watched the stars in the sky.

Oh, did you?  What happened?

Nothing seemed to happen.  Everything was so quiet and still, but I knew that a traffic cop is working in the whole universe.

Who on Earth is the traffic cop you’re talking about?

That traffic cop is Providence.

Kato, I don’t understand what you’re talking about.

You see, Diane, most of us were sleeping in the middle of night.  Nobody seems to suspect that we are actually moving faster than the fastest vehicle on Earth.

World’s Fastest Car 439Km/h!

Are you saying the earth is moving faster than the above car?

Yes, I am.

You must be kidding!

Earth Rotation & Revolution

around a moving Sun

You know what, Diane? … The Earth is travelling around the Sun at a speed of 29.78 km/s—that is, 107,200 km/h!

No kidding! … 107,200 km per hour?  That’s 244 times as fast as the fastest car on Earth.

That’s right!

So what’s got to do with Providence?

You see, Diane, the Earth travels at a speed of 107,200 km/h!  Yet no traffic accidents have taken place in the universe since the human beings appeared on Earth, where there are so many traffic deaths everyday.

So, you’re saying, there must be a traffic cop in the universe, and this cop is Providence.

You’re telling me, Diane.


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【Himiko’s Monologue】


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Well…, what do you think about a traffic cop in the universe?

Do you believe in this traffic cop?

Here is an interesting clip.

Earth Orbit

Do you know that the Earth is rotating at about 2.9 miles (4.64 Km) per second?

The Earth is also travelling around the Sun at a speed of 29.78 km/s—that is, 107,200 km/h!

The Sun is travelling around the Milky Way galaxy at a speed of about 142.9 miles (228.6 Km) per second.

And the Milky Way galaxy (and thus the Sun and the Earth) is travelling—relative to other galaxies—at a speed of about 3,728.23 miles (5,965.23 Km) per second.

Amazing, isn’t it?

In any case, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following articles:


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III

Savage vs. Civilized

Submerging Island

Adele Hugo

Banana @ Eden


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001st movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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ターバンを巻いた少女

 

ターバンを巻いた少女

 


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ケイトーは上の二人のターバンを巻いた少女に興味があるわけぇ~?


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あります。。。 シルヴィーは興味がないのォ〜?

ターバンを巻いた女性には特に興味がないわねぇ〜。。。 もしかして右側の少女はフェルメールが描いた、あの有名な《真珠の耳飾りの少女》じゃないのォ〜?

 

真珠の耳飾りの少女


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『真珠の耳飾りの少女』(蘭: Het meisje met de parel, 英: Girl with a Pearl Earring)は、オランダの画家 ヨハネス・フェルメール(Johannes Vermeer)の絵画であり、彼の代表作の一つ。

『青いターバンの少女』・『ターバンを巻いた少女』とも呼ばれ、オランダのデン・ハーグのマウリッツハイス美術館が所蔵する。
口元にかすかな笑みを湛えるかのようにも見えるところから「北のモナ・リザ」「オランダのモナ・リザ」とも称される。

制作されたのは、1665年もしくは1666年と推定されている。
フェルメールが33歳から34歳の頃で、画家として安定した技量を発揮しつつあった時期であるが、異論がないわけではない。
この少女のモデルをフェルメールの娘マーリアであるとして1670年代とする意見もあるが、1670年代の彼の技法はこの絵と明らかに異なっているため、可能性は低い。

ただし、本作の構図は極めて単純で、少女の上半身が描かれているだけで他に年代を推定できるような物品や背景が無く、後で述べるように少女の特徴であるターバンも全くの異国の風俗で、オランダ社会のファッションの移ろいとは無縁であるなど、時代から隔絶した趣が強く、1665年又は1666年という数字もあくまで推測の域を出ない。

この絵画には「IVMeer」という署名があるが、日付はない。

注文を受けて描かれたのか、そうであれば誰から注文を受けたのか、という事も不明である。
その後、フェルメールは1675年に43歳で破産同然で死去したので、残された作品も競売にかけられるなどして散逸した。
『真珠の耳飾りの少女』も、他の絵とともに1696年に競売された目録が残っている。

その後、1881年まで所有者は転々としたが、フェルメールの希少な作品が海外に流れるのを防ごうとしてきたヴィクトール・ド・ステュエール(Victor de Stuers)の説得に応じたデ・トンブ(A.A. des Tombe)は、1881年にハーグのオークションにてわずか2ギルダー30セント(およそ1万円)でこの絵を購入した。
当時この絵は極めて汚れており、そうした低評価もやむを得なかった。

デ・トンブには相続人がいなかったため、この絵を他の絵画と一緒にマウリッツハイス美術館に寄贈し、以後ここに所蔵されている。
1882年には補修が行なわれ、1960年、1994年から96年にも補修されたが、1994年から2年間の修復は入念かつ徹底的に実施され、その結果、絵はフェルメールによって描かれた当時の状況に非常に近いものとなっている。
現在取引きされるなら、その価格は100億円とも150億円とも言われる。

ここに描かれている少女が誰かは興味深い問題で、様々な説がある。
フェルメールの娘マーリアとする意見もある他、彼の妻、恋人、あるいは作者の全くの創作などとも言われるが、フェルメールの家族や知人の肖像画は無く、伝記の類も残っていないので真相は不明である。


出典: 「真珠の耳飾りの少女」
フリー百科事典『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』

 

やっぱり見覚えがありますか?

いつだったかフェルメールのことでケイトーと語り合ったことがあるじゃない。。。 だから覚えていたわよ。。。それにしても、どうして「ターバンを巻いた少女」を取り上げたわけぇ〜?

ちょと次のリストを見てください。。。

 


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『拡大する』

『フェルメールの謎』

これはライブドアの僕の『徒然ブログ』の日本時間で5月10日の午後9時36分から翌日11日の午前0時57分までのアクセス者の「生ログ」です。。。 赤枠で囲んだ箇所に注目して欲しいのですよ。

あらっ。。。5月10日の午前0時57分に『フェルメールの謎』を読んだネット市民がいたのねぇ~。。。

そうなのです。。。実は、さいたま市に住んでいる藤間弥生(ふじま やよい)さんが読んだのです。。。

 


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藤間弥生さんは、さいたま市で何をしているのォ〜?

さいたま市の実家から川越市にある尚美学園大学に通っているのですよ。。。

。。。で何を勉強しているのォ〜?

芸術情報学部で美術・デザインコースを専攻しているのです。。。

それでフェルメールにも関心があるのねぇ〜。。。

そういうことです。。。

 


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もしかして、弥生さんはチアリーダーのメンバーなのォ〜?

そうなのですよう。。。極めて活動的な女性です。。。

。。。で、どのようにして記事を見つけたわけぇ〜?

次のように画像検索したのですよ。。。

 


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『拡大する』

『実際のページ』

あらっ。。。 ターバンを巻いた少女 徒然ブログ と入れてGOOGLEで画像検索したのねぇ~。。。

そういうことです。。。

つまり、弥生さんはフェルメールの謎に関心があるわけねぇ〜?

そうなのです。。。フェルメールが描いたあの有名な絵のモデルは誰なのか? 弥生さんは、かなり以前から調べていたのですよ。。。

でも、調べるまでもなく、それは分かっていることなのよ。

あれっ。。。 そうなのォ~?

あらっ。。。 やだァ~。。。 ケイトーは知らなかったのォ~?

知りませんよ。。。 上の説明でも「フェルメールの娘マーリアとする意見もある他、彼の妻、恋人、あるいは作者の全くの創作などとも言われるが、フェルメールの家族や知人の肖像画は無く、伝記の類も残っていないので真相は不明である」と書いてあるのですよ。。。 解明されていたら、ちゃんとモデルが誰であるか?書いてあるはずでしょう!?

だから、上の説明を書いた人も知らなかったのよ。。。

じゃあ、モデルはいったい誰なわけぇ~?

次の映画を見れば解るわよう。。。

 


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真珠の耳飾りの少女 (映画)

 

『真珠の耳飾りの少女』(原題:Girl with a Pearl Earring)は、2003年のイギリス・ルクセンブルク合作のドラマ映画。
ヨハネス・フェルメールの絵画「真珠の耳飾りの少女」を題材にした作品。

ヨハネス・フェルメールの絵画「真珠の耳飾りの少女」を着想に、トレイシー・シュヴァリエが書き上げた同名の小説を映画化した作品。

 

あらすじ

1665年のオランダ、デルフトの街。
タイル絵師の父を持つグリートは、画家のフェルメールの家に下働きとして入る。

フェルメール夫人に、アトリエの掃除を命じられ、「窓を拭いてよろしいですか? 光が変わりますが?」と問う。
芸術を理解しない夫人との対比がされている。

グリートは陰影、色彩、構図に隠れた天分を持っていた。
才能を見出したフェルメールはグリートに遠近法や絵の具の調合を教える。

絵の構図が悪いと考えたグリートは、アトリエでモデルとなった椅子を除けて、陰影を強調する。
フェルメールはこれを見て、描いていた椅子を消し、光と影を付け加える。

ついに、フェルメールはグリートをモデルとした製作を決意し、狂気の目でグリートを見るようになる。
創造の苦しみに耐えるフェルメール。

夫人はフェルメールがグリートに恋情を抱いていると誤解する。
フェルメールが使用人とアトリエに篭りきっている事はあらぬ噂を呼び、夫人を苦しめる。

とうとう夫人は逆上し、立ち入らないはずのアトリエに乱入する。
そこで夫人は自分の耳飾りをつけたグリートの肖像画を目にする。


出典: 「真珠の耳飾りの少女 (映画)」
フリー百科事典『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』

 

この映画を見ればすぐに判るのよ。。。 モデルになったのはフェルメールの家で下働きをしていたグリートなのよ。。。

あのねぇ~、シルヴィー。。。 上の映画はドキュメンタリーでも、ドキュドラマでもないんだよ。。。 上の説明にも書いてあるとおり、トレイシー・シュヴァリエが書き上げた同名の小説を映画化した作品なのですよ。。。

でも、その小説も史実を基にした書いたんじゃないのォ~?

違うのです。。。 その上の説明にも書いてあるとおり、史実では、絵のモデルは「フェルメールの娘マーリアとする意見もある他、彼の妻、恋人、あるいは作者の全くの創作などとも言われるが、フェルメールの家族や知人の肖像画は無く、伝記の類も残っていないので真相は不明」なのですよ。。。

そのように言うからには、ケイトーは絵のモデルが誰だか知っているのねぇ~。。。?

知ってます。。。 ちょっと次の2つの絵を見てください。。。

 


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『拡大する』

 

あらっ。。。 なんだか2つとも よく似てるわねぇ~。。。

でしょう。。。?

向かって左の絵はいったい誰なのォ~?

1599年にグイド・レーニによって描かれたと伝えられる『ベアトリーチェ・チェンチの肖像』です。。。

ベアトリーチェ・チェンチという女性は、いたい何者なのォ~?

あのねぇ~、ベアトリーチェ・チェンチ(Beatrice Cenci)はイタリアの名門貴族の娘なのですよ。。。 ところが、お父さんが悪逆非道だったので、思い余って殺害してしまった。。。 悪い男には違いなかったけれど、とにかく殺した相手が父親ですよ。。。 だから、裁判にかけられて、斬首刑という判決が下された。。。 

ベアトリーチェ・チェンチ

Beatrice Cenci


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(1577年2月6日 – 1599年9月11日)

 

イタリアの貴族の女性。
ローマで起こった尊属殺人事件(父親殺し)裁判の主役として知られている。
その悲劇的な最期から、多くの文学・芸術の題材とされて来た。

ベアトリーチェは貴族のフランチェスコ・チェンチの娘として生まれた。
フランチェスコはその暴力的気性と不道徳きわまりない行動から、教皇庁裁判官と一度ならず悶着を起こしていた。
一家はローマのレゴラ区にあったチェンチ宮に暮らしていた。

チェンチ宮はローマのユダヤ人居住区の端にある、中世の要塞跡に建てられたものだった。
家族は他に、兄ジャコモ、父親の2番目の妻ルクレツィア・ペトローニ、そしてその子供でまだ幼かったベルナルドがいた。
一家は、ローマの北、リエーティ近郊の小さな村に「ペトレッラ・デル・サルト要塞」という名前の城を所有していた。

伝えられるところによれば、父フランチェスコは妻と息子たちを虐待し、ベアトリーチェとは近親姦の関係にあった。
ある時、父フランチェスコが別の罪で投獄された。
貴族であったことから、恩赦を受け、すぐに釈放されたが、その時、ベアトリーチェは頻繁に受ける虐待を当局に訴えた。

ローマ市民は誰でもフランチェスコがそういう人間だということは知っていたが、何の手も打たなかった。
父フランチェスコは娘が自分を告発したことに気付き、ベアトリーチェと妻ルクレツィアをローマから追い出し、田舎の城に住まわせた。

ベアトリーチェ、ルクレツィア、そして2人の兄弟は、こうなったらもう父親を亡き者にするしかないと決心し、全員でその計画を練った。
1598年、父フランチェスコが城に滞在中、2人の召使い(1人は後にベアトリーチェの秘密の恋人となった)の助けを借り、父親に麻薬を盛ったが、殺すにはいたらなかった。

やむなく、家族全員で父親を金槌で殴り殺し、死体はバルコニーから突き落とした。
ベアトリーチェは事故だと主張したが、誰も信じる者はなかった。

父親の不在に気付いた官憲は事件の真相の調査を開始した。
ベアトリーチェの恋人は拷問を受け死んだが、真相は一言も喋らなかった。

家族の友人(その人は殺人に気付いていた)は危険を避けるため、もう1人の召使いを殺すよう命じた。
しかし計画は露見し、ベアトリーチェたちは逮捕され、有罪判決を受け、死刑を宣告された。

ローマの人々は、殺人の動機を知って、裁判所の決定に抗議した。
それにより処刑は短期間延期されることになったが、ローマ教皇クレメンス8世はまったく慈悲を示さなかった(チェンチ家の財産を懐に入れるため処刑を決定したともされる)。

1599年9月11日未明、被告たちはサンタンジェロ城橋に移送され、そこに処刑台の足場が組まれた。
ジャコモは木槌で手足を4隅に打たれ、四つ裂の刑に処された。

ルクレツィアとベアトリーチェは順番に斬首された。
唯一若い弟だけは死刑を免れたが、財産を没収され(その財産は教皇の家族のものとなった)、刑務所に戻される前、処刑台で家族の処刑を見せられた。
ベアトリーチェの遺体はサン・ピエトロ・イン・モントリオ教会に埋葬された。

ローマの人々にとって、ベアトリーチェは、傲慢な貴族社会へのレジスタンスの象徴となった。
そして、毎年、彼女が処刑される日の前夜、ベアートリーチェの幽霊が斬られた自分の首を持って橋に戻ってくるという伝説が生まれた。


出典: 「ベアトリーチェ・チェンチ」
フリー百科事典『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』

 


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『拡大する』

 

この左の絵は、ベアートリーチェが処刑される前夜にグイド・レーニが描いたと言われているのです。。。

マジで。。。?

もう一度2つの絵を見比べてください。。。 肩越しに振り向いた様子、ターバンを巻いている姿など、実に 良く似ているのですよ。。。

確かに、言われてみれば、良く似ているのだけれど。。。

シルヴィーは信じられないようだから次の拡大写真を見てください。。。

 


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『拡大する』

 

この眼などそっくりだと思いませんか?

確かに、似ているようにも思えるけれど。。。

じゃあ、次の拡大写真も見てください。。。

 


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『拡大する』

 

この唇など、まるで瓜(ウリ)二つだと思いませんか?

確かに、言われてみれば、そう見えるわねぇ~。。。 でも、フェルメールは、どういうわけでベアートリーチェをモデルにして書いたわけぇ~?

グイド・レーニが描いたベアートリーチェの絵を見て、彼女の悲劇的な話を聞いたら、フェルメールはショックを受けたのですよ。。。 それで、彼なりにベアートリーチェが死後の世界で安らかに日々を送れるようにと、鎮魂の意味を込め、フェルメールの心象としてのベアートリーチェを想い浮かべて「真珠の耳飾りの少女」を描いたのです。。。

マジで。。。?

そうですよ。。。 それが証拠に、今では「真珠の耳飾りの少女」として知られているけれど、この絵は、もともと「ターバンを巻いた少女」と言われていたのです。。。


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【ジューンの独り言】


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ですってぇ~。。。

あなたはデンマンさんの説明に納得できますか?

わたしは、確実にこの人だというモデルはいないのではないか。。。

そう思うのです。

つまり、フェルメールが自分の理想とする女性を

幾人かの女性の美点を合成して創作したのが

あの有名な絵なのでないかと思うのです。

ええっ。。。 「そんなことは、どうでもいいから、他に、もっと楽しいことを話せ!」

あなたは、そのように強い口調で私に命令するのですか?

分かりましたわ。

シルヴィーさんが出てくる面白い記事は たくさんあります。。。

次の記事の中から面白そうなものを選んで読んでください。


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『エロいけれどためになる』

『地球上のネット普及率』

『原発はダメだったのに』

『スカートをはいた兵隊』

『行田シンドローム』

『幻の暴走機関車』

『CIA@NOパンツ』

『やっぱり、セックス』

『セックス風呂具村』

『CIAの黒い手再び』


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『アダムとイブは何を食べたの』

『舞踏会 明子』

『波乱の人生』

『国際化だよね』

『イングナさんを探して』

『美しい日本語 チェーホフ』

『横の道@ニコライ堂』

『また塩野七生批判』

『日航スチュワーデス』


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『クレオパトラ@塩野批判』

『テルモピュライの戦い』

『思い出の蓮』

『角さんと天罰』

『ラーメン@リガ』

『角さんと天罰がなぜ?』

『南京事件と反知性主義』

『あけびさんの卒論』

『愛は降る星の彼方に』


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『サイバー戦争』

『エロくて、ごめんね』

『モバイル社会とガラケー』

『元老のアメリカ』

『ケネディ家の呪い』

『欧米を敵に回す』

『ソフィアからこんにちわ』

『ドイツが原爆をロンドンに』

『いまだに謎』

『さらば大前研一』


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『空飛ぶスパイ』

『愛情はふる星@ベトナム』

『ヒラリーと塩野七生』

『ケネディ夫人@インドネシア』

『究極の大前研一批判本』

『フェルメールの謎』

『女に文句を言う女』

『あなたの祖国』

『宮沢りえ@韓国』

『正しい戦争』

『ゴールデンシャワー』

『死刑廃止』


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『かまびすしい』

『今、新たな戦前』

『クレオパトラ@アラビア』

『政府は嘘をつく』

『犬と人間と戦争』

『未来予測』

『知られざる悲劇』

『量子活動家』

『アンネの運命』

『10次元の世界』

『ポーランドの犬』


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『熟女ヌード@デンマン』

『ロッキード事件の真相』

『政府と役人と嘘』

『ジュンガル』

『地球温暖化は避けられない』

『国際平和連合』

『鬼島』

『悪徳サイト』

『あげつらう』

『過ちを犯す』

『三島由紀夫の謎』

『ヒラリートランプ現象』

『ノーパン@CIA』

『未開人と文明人』

『オセロの失敗』

『サン・ラザールの裏路』

『「夜と霧」を観た?』

『虫酸が走る』

『大空に乾杯』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょう。

じゃあね。 バーィ。


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ィ~ハァ~♪~!

メチャ面白い、

ためになる関連記事


平成の紫式部、橘卑弥子でござ~ます
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『卑弥子の源氏物語』

『平成の紫式部』

■ めれんげさんの『即興の詩』

■ めれんげさんの『極私的詩集』

Jagel - Soft Japanese Bagel
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■ “JAGEL – Soft Japanese Bagel”


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■ 『きれいになったと感じさせる

下着・ランジェリーを見つけませんか?』

『センスあるランジェリー』

■ 『ちょっと変わった 新しい古代日本史』

■ 『面白くて楽しいレンゲ物語』


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■ 『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

■ 『今すぐに役立つホットな情報』


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Banana @ Eden

Banana @ Eden


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Kato, did you dream of eating a banana in the Garden of Eden last night?

No, I didn’t.

Then how come you pasted the above picture? You and Eve seem to have found a lot of bananas in such a romantic dream.

Diane, have you ever heard of a true story in which Adam and Eve ate a banana instead of an apple?

No kidding!

I’m not joking nor jesting.  I’m dead serious!

Kato, are you out of your mind?  All the Christians have been believing for centuries that Adam and Eve ate an apple in the Garden of Eden.  If you say this nonsense, you’re gonna be a laughingstock on the Net.

I know, I know…, but what I’m saying is true.

You must be out of your mind, Kato.  Why don’t you wake up and wash your face again in the ice-cold water?

So, Diane, you don’t believe me, do you?

Nobody believes you, Kato.  What the heck makes you think so?

Actually, I borrowed a translated version of the best-seller called “Banana.”

I see … so you’ve simply gone bananas after reading it, haven’t you?

Well … Diane, at least, you’ve got a good sense of humor … laughx.gif

Kato, do you really believe such a foolish story?

Yes, I do. . . This isn’t a foolish story.  Look at the following catalogue page.

 


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“Actual Library catalogue”

 

I see… so, Kato, you’ve read the Japanese version, haven’t you?

Yes, I have.  The above book is one of the best non-fiction books I’ve ever read in my life.

Do you really mean it, Kato?

Yes, of course, I do.  Why don’t you borrow and read it once the library acquires its English version.

Kato, have you already reserved it?

Oh, yes, I have.  By the way, Diane, do you know who told the world in the first place that Adam and Eve ate an apple in the Garden of Eden?

No, I don’t. . . Who did?

The book says, the first person said the darned thing is Saint Jerome.

 


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This man was born in Dalmatia in 340 AD. Parents were Christians, but he wasn’t interested in Christianity himself.  He went to Rome simply because he wanted to study philosophy and rhetoric.

Then why did he get involved in the Bible?

Good question! … While he studied Greek and devoted himself to the study of classics in Anatolia and Gaul, he got seriously ill around 373, in Antioch.  This illness made him devote his life to the study of theology.  Then he learned Hebrew while living in the desert of Syria, and decided to immerse himself in a project to translate the old Bible into Latin. The book also tells the following story.

 

The Pope ordered Jerome to translate the Bible, and he just did it in Rome.
After this translation, the Bible came to be read by more people.
During the following six centuries, the Bible began to be translated in other languages.

Then, in 1455, Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing machine, which made it possible that the Bible came to be printed in large quantities for the first time.
The Gutenberg Bible was an exact copy of the faithful Latin translation made by Jerome a thousand years ago.

As in English, Latin is a language in which there are homonyms that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings.
When Jerome translated the Hebrew word “fruit of knowledge of good and evil” into Latin, he picked “malum” for it.

According to the biblical archaeologist Shuneia Levin, its meaning is close to “malicious.”
“Malum” can also be translated as “apple” since it is a word derived from the Greek word “melon” that originally means “apple.”

The Renaissance painters who read the Gutenberg Bible interpreted the word to refer to apple, and began to draw an apple, instead of a banana, in a picture of the Garden of Eden.


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“Adam and Eve” by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1526.
He should’ve put bananas, instead of apples.

(translated by Kato)


SOURCE: 23-25ページ 『バナナの世界史』
著者: ダン・コッペル 訳者: 黒川由美
2012年6月3日 第1版第2刷発行
発行所: 株式会社 太田出版
“Banana” by Dan Koeppel

 

But I’m still in doubt.

I can understand your doubt.  Let me ask you this question.

What is it?

Where is the Garden of Eden?

I think it was somewhere in the Middle East.

According to the Book of Genesis, the Garden of Eden was surrounded by four rivers—the Tigris, the Euphrates, the Pishon, and the Gihon. In the early 1980s, using satellite-captured pictures, an archaeologist located the Pison and the Gihon, which are now at the bottom of the Persian Gulf. In the old days, the Garden was climatically well-suited for bananas, but not for apples. Even today, the Middle East is well-known as one of the main producers for bananas, but not apples.

 


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But you can find apples even in the Middle East.

I know, but not many apples.  As a matter of fact, in old days, they couldn’t grow apples in the Middle East.  Only with the modern technology can they grow apples nowadays over there.

I see… Tell me, Kato, who on earth drew an apple in the picture of the Garden of Eden for the first time?

Hugo van der Goes did.

 


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Hugo van der Goes

(Circa 1440 – 1482)

Painter of early Flemish school.
Born in or near Ghent, van der Goes was enlisted as a member of the painters’ guild of Ghent as a master in 1467.
The following year he was involved in the decoration of the town of Bruges in celebration of the marriage between Charles the Bold and Margaret of York.
He provided heraldic decorations for Charles the Bold’s Joyous Entry to Ghent in 1469 and later in 1472.
He was dean of the Guild of Saint Luke in Ghent from 1474 till 1476.


SOURCE: “Hugo van der Goes”
Free encyclopedia “Wikipedia (Wikipedia)”

 

Because van der Gose painted apples in the Garden of Eden, the people who saw his picture came to believe that Adam and Eve ate an apple, instead of a banana.  Since then, almost all the painters drew apples in the picture of “Adam and Eve.”

 



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ADAM AND EVE by Jan (Mabuse) Gossaert (1478-1532)


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Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1533),
the German Renaissance painter.


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ADAM AND EVE by Hans Baldung Grien (1484-1545)


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ADAM AND EVE by Tintoretto (1518-1594)
The Fall of Man, c. 1550
Canvas, 150×220 cm
Galleria dell’Accademia, Venice


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ADAM AND EVE by Hendrik Goltzius (1558-1617)


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ADAM AND EVE by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)


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ADAM AND EVE by Hans Thoma (1839-1924)


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ADAM AND EVE by Maurice Denis (1870-1943)

 

For more than four centuries, the painters have drawn apples in the picture of Adam and Eve.

Then who the heck started to tell the world that Adam and Eve ate a banana, not an apple?

The man in the following picture did.

 


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Who on earth is this man?

You might’ve heard of his name, Diane.  His name is Carl Linne, the naturalist who was born in 1707 and died in 1778.  He is world-famous called the “father of modern taxonomy.”

I think I heard his name in my biology class at high school.  So he started to tell the world that Adam and Eve ate a banana, not an apple, didn’t he?

I do not know whether or not he educated the Pope.  In any case, Linne was a devoted Christian, and believed that it was God’s calling for him to make a perfect inventory on the creation of God.  Moreover, Linne believed the existence of Eden as well as that of bananas.  You can find the following interesting passage in the book.

 

The yellow sweet banana was gaven the scientific name of “Musa sapentium” from the Latin word which means “knowledge” after the tree of wisdom that knows good and evil.
In addition, the green banana (a.k.a “plantain” used as a cooking) was named “Musa paradisiaca,” that is, “banana paradise.”

Genus “Musa” that Linne named comes from the Arabic word “mauz,” which means the banana.
It is understandable because bananas appear in the holy garden depicted in the Koran—the holy scriptures of Islam written in Arabic.

In the Koran, the tree in the forbidden Eden is called “talh,” which is usually translated as “tree in a paradise,” or more directly “banana tree.”

The scriptures of Islam indicates, “The fruit grows abundantly in the shade of luxuriant foliage… and you can see the fruit in all the year round.”
This depiction certainly matches the way bananas grow in the tree.


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(translated by Kato)


SOURCE: 24-26ページ 『バナナの世界史』
著者: ダン・コッペル 訳者: 黒川由美
2012年6月3日 第1版第2刷発行
発行所: 株式会社 太田出版
“Banana” by Dan Koeppel

 

I see… Bananas appear in the Koran, don’t they?

That’s right.  The scriptures of both Islam and Christianity come from the Old Testament.  Diane, look at the following picture of “Adam and Eve” again.

 


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Adam and Eve are hiding their private parts with the fig leaf.

Yes, I can see that.  So what?

Why the fig leaf?  Diane, have you ever wondered how come both of them had to hide with the fig leaf—among all other leaves?

 


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Well … I suppose there was a fig tree nearby, so they happened to pick its leaves.

Take a close look at the fig leaf.  There are some slits in the leaf.  You can see the private parts through the open gaps, can’t you?

That is because you’re so keen to take a close look at those parts. gyaha.gif

I’m not so keen, Diane.  Look!  The private parts are visible through the open gaps.  You see… both ate an apple from the tree, so it is natural for them to pick up leaves from the apple tree.  Don’t you think so?  Yet, they hide their parts with the fig leaf.  It is unnatural, isn’t it?

I see… it would be more natural for them to pick up some leaves from the apple tree—not from the fig tree.

Yes, that’s what I’m talking about.

Maybe, a fig tree happened to grow by the apple tree.

It sounds too contrived.  People wouldn’t believe that, I guess.

Kato, you don’t like fig trees, do you?

Yes, I like those, but as a matter of fact, in the ancient days, a banana was called “fig.”

No kidding!

I’m dead serious.  The above book says that Alexander the Great sent a letter to Aristotle about the discovery of “fig” when he saw bananas in India.

 


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When the Spanish explorers came across bananas in the New World, they recorded those bananas as “the fig.”

But, I can’t still believe that “fig” in old days means “banana.”

Believe me, Diane.  They say, “Those who believe are saved.”

Only the Japanese believe it, I guess.

To tell you the truth, in the ancient Hebrew, a banana was called the “fig.”  Besides, the forbidden fruit is written as the “fig of Eve”—that is, banana of Eve.

I still can’t believe this.

Diane, look at the following picture!

 


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This is a conclusive evidence because a banana leaf is much better than a fig leaf when you hide your private parts.  A fig leaf is not big enough to hide your pussy.

 


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Well…, what do you think about a fig leaf in front of your private parts?

Now I can see that a banana leaf is much better if you hide your private parts.

Don’t you think so?

Anyway, here is an untold story about the Garden of Eden.

 


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In any case, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following articles:


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III

Savage vs. Civilized

Submerging Island

Adele Hugo


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001st movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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Adele Hugo

 

Adele Hugo

 


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Kato, who is Adele Hugo?


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Diane, have you ever heard of Victor Hugo?

Yes, of course I have… He is one of the world-famous French writers, isn’t he?

So, you know about him, don’t you?… Actually, I’ve written an article about him and his famous novel.


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『パリの日本人』(A Japanese in Paris)

It is written in Japanese… So, unfortunately, you cannot read it… Anyway, in the above article I talked about his famous novel—“The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”  Diane, have you read the novel?

Yes, I read it a long time ago.

By the way, Diane, have you watched the following movie?

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Trailer (1939)


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No, I haven’t, but I viewed the following musical:


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So, Diane, you like musicals, eh?

Yes, I do… Talking about Victor Hugo, is he famous even in Japan?

Oh, yes!  When I was a kid, I read a story about the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean.


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Did you like it?

I didn’t like it too much, but one scene was clearly implanted into my mind.

What kind of scene is that?

Well… Valjean, using the alias Monsieur Madeleine, has become a wealthy factory owner and is appointed mayor of a certain town. Walking down the street, he sees a man named Fauchelevent pinned under the wheels of a cart. When no one volunteers to lift the cart, even for pay, he decides to rescue Fauchelevent himself. He crawls underneath the cart, manages to lift it, and frees him.


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The town’s police inspector, Inspector Javert, who was an adjutant guard at the Bagne of Toulon during Valjean’s incarceration, becomes suspicious of the mayor after witnessing this remarkable feat of strength. He has known only one other man, a convict named Jean Valjean, who could accomplish it.


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How old were you when you read it for the first time.

I was ten or eleven years old, I suppose.

So, you were an avid reader, eh?

No, not really… in those days, the story of Jean Valjean was quite popular among the children of my age… so, naturally it interested me to a great extent.

Kato, have you watched the movie lately?

Not recently, but I watched it a few years ago.


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So, you watched it on April 8, 2016, huh? … How did you like it?


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I wasn’t impressed so much as I read the original story.

Talkng about Adele Hugo, is she related to Victor Hugo?

Yes, of course, she is the youndest daughter of Victor Hugo.

Adèle Hugo


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(28 July 1830 – 21 April 1915)

 

Adèle Hugo was the fifth and youngest child of French writer Victor Hugo.
She is remembered for developing schizophrenia as a young woman, which led to a romantic obsession with a British military officer who rejected her.
Her story has been retold in film and books, such as “The Story of Adele H.

Childhood

Adèle Hugo was raised in a cultured, affluent home in Paris, the youngest child of Adèle (née Foucher) and Victor Hugo, France’s most famous writer.


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Adèle Foucher

Adèle enjoyed playing the piano, and was known for her beauty and long dark hair.
She sat for portraits by several well-known Parisian artists.

In 1851, the Hugo family moved to the island of Jersey, after Victor Hugo was forced into political exile.
The family remained on the Channel Islands until 1870.
It was in Jersey that Adèle met Albert Pinson, the object of her obsession.

Illness and pursuit of Albert Pinson

Signs of mental illness became apparent in Adèle in 1856.
Adèle became romantically involved with a British army officer, Albert Pinson.

Pinson proposed marriage to Adèle in 1855, but she rejected the proposal.
Adèle had a change of heart, wanting to reconcile with Pinson, but he refused to be involved any further with Adèle.
Pinson continued his military career, being sent to the Sixteenth Foot Regiment in Bedfordshire in 1856, where he seldom saw Adèle.
Pinson then went to Ireland in 1858, upon promotion to lieutenant, where he was stationed until 1861.

Despite Pinson’s rejection, she continued pursuing him.
Pinson developed a reputation for living a “life of debauchery”.

Adèle followed him when he was stationed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1863.
Adèle’s family worried for her well-being, and tried to track her whereabouts by letters.

In 1866, Pinson was stationed to Barbados, the British colonial centre in the Caribbean region.
He completely abandoned Adèle when he left Barbados in 1869.
Adèle did not find her way back to France until 1872, and in the interim, the Hugo family was unable to track her activities.

The mystery of Adèle’s life in Barbados may have been revealed in an anonymous letter to the editor—signed only “P”—published in the New-York Tribune on May 27, 1885.
The head of the Catholic mission in Trinidad, Cathonoy, gave a similar account of Adèle’s wretched situation in Barbados in a letter dated September 8, 1885.
He relates an incident where he met a Barbadian woman of African descent, named Madame Céline Alvarez Baa, who requested that a mass be said for Victor Hugo after news of the author’s death.
Curious to know the reason for Madame Baa’s interest in Victor Hugo, Cathonoy asked questions, and learned that Madame Baa had given Adèle shelter when she was abandoned on Barbados, where she was known as “Madame Pinson”.

Adèle had been found wandering the streets, talking to herself, detached from her surroundings.
Madame Baa took the initiative to take Adèle to her family in Paris.
Adèle was then left in medical care.
A grateful Victor Hugo reimbursed Madame Baa for her expenses.

Erotomania

Adèle’s obsession was a manifestation of erotomania.
Along with her other symptoms of mental illness, including hallucinations, Adèle’s condition indicates schizophrenia.

The illness appeared in other members of the Hugo family.
Victor Hugo’s brother Eugène was also schizophrenic.

She was ultimately sent to live in a mental institution for the affluent outside Paris.
She remained there until her death.
Out of Victor Hugo’s five children, Adele was the only one who outlived him.

Much of what is known about Adèle’s life and her pursuit of Pinson comes from her diaries and letters.
Adèle kept a journal while she lived on Jersey and Guernsey, which she titled Journal de l’Exil (Diary of the Exile).
She stopped keeping a diary by the time she landed in Barbados, due to her mental deterioration.


SOURCES: “Adèle Hugo”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

How come you picked up Adele Hugo all of a sudden?

Well. . . I viewed the film: “The Story of Adele H.” a few years ago.



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“Actual List”

So you’d watched 1,636 movies by May 2017, hadn’t you?

Yes, I had.

So, Kato, you’re a flick maniac, huh?

You’re telling me… Look at Number 1624 in the above list.

So you watched “The Story of Adele H” on May 1, 2017, huh?… How did you like it?

I loved viewing it, which is a quite amazing movie.


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Kato’s Comment

 

This is a 1975 French historical docudrama directed by François Truffaut, based on Adèle Hugo’s diaries.

It shows the life of Adèle Hugo, the daughter of world-famous Victor Hugo, whose obsessive unrequited love for a military officer leads to her downfall and insanity.


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Her father places her in an asylum in Saint-Mandé, where she lives for the next forty years.

She gardens, plays the piano and writes in her journal.

Adèle Hugo died in Paris in 1915 at the age of 85.

Although it is an heartbreaking drama, the film almost appears like a dramedy when Adèle views the show of a greedy hypnotizer.

At the time I laughed my head off to death.

Superb is the performance of 20-year-old Isabelle Adjani as Adèle Hugo.

Did you really laugh your head off to death?

Well… of course, I exaggerated a bit, but the scene appeared quite hilarious… You should view the movie.

I think I’m gonna book the DVD.

You’d better hurry… Four people are still waiting…


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【Himiko’s Monologue】


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Well…, have you ever watched the movie of the Jean Valjean story?

If you speak Japanese, there is a Japanese version.

Here it is.

The following movie was made in 1950.


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Jean Valjean is played by Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲 1889-1973) who starred in Japanese, American, French, German, and British films.

Hayakawa was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent era of the 1910s and 1920s.

He was the first actor of Asian descent to find stardom as a leading man in the United States and Europe.


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His broodingly handsome good looks and typecasting as a sexually dominant villain made him a heartthrob among American women during a time of racial discrimination, and he became one of the first male sex symbols of Hollywood.

During those years, Hayakawa was as well-known and popular as Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks, although today his name is largely unknown to the public.

In any case, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following artciles:


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III

Savage vs. Civilized

Submerging Island


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001th movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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Submerging Island

 

Submerging Island

 


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Kato… are you talking about climate change and global warming?


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Oh yes, I am… Diane, how come you’ve grimaced all of a sudden.

You see, Kato… Quite a few people say, the ice at the North Pole is melting and we’ll be drowned in the near future… I’m sick and tired of hearing such a mambo jumbo.

 


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Well… But if it’s true, what would you say?

Kato, do you really believe such a crap?

Oh yes, I read the following news article in the local town papers:

Antarctica’s ice melt has trippled

in just one decade

If this continue, the planet will be

in big trouble


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By Chris Mooney

The Washington Post

Wed., June 13, 2018

 

Antarctica’s ice sheet is melting at a rapidly increasing rate, now pouring more than 180 billion tonnes of ice into the ocean annually and raising sea levels a half-millimetre every year, a team of 80 scientists reported Wednesday.

The melt rate has tripled in the past decade, the study concluded.

If the acceleration continues, some of scientists’ worst fears about rising oceans could be realized, leaving low-lying cities and communities with less time to prepare than they had hoped.

The result also reinforces that nations have a short window — perhaps no more than a decade — to cut greenhouse-gas emissions if they hope to avert some of the worst consequences of climate change.

Antarctica, the planet’s largest ice sheet, lost 199 billion tonnes of ice annually from 2012 through 2017 — approximately triple the 66 billion-tonne melt rate of a decade ago, the scientists concluded.

From 1992 through 1997, Antarctica lost 44 billion tonnes of ice annually.

But, Kato, the above article is about the South Pole, isn’t it?

Oh yes, however, the situation is the same… At both Poles, the ice is melting.

You know, Kato, you don’t worry about climate change too much.

Why is that?

‘Cause climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time—decades to millions of years… That is, without human activites, climate has changed up and down since the birth of the globe.

Yes, I know, there have been at least five major ice ages in the Earth’s history.  Outside these ages, the Earth seems to have been ice free even in high latitudes.

So, regardless of our activities, climate has changed up and down in terms of temperature.

You’re absolutely right on, Diane.  By the way, I watched the following documentary at Vancouver Public Library.


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  My Comment

 

This is a 101-minute documentary directed by Jon Shenk in 2011 about world climate change.

The film focuses on the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly known as the Copenhagen Summit, which was held at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, between 7 and 18 December 2009.

This conference marked the first time in history that China, India, and the United States agreed to reduce carbon emissions.

The agreement, however, is NOT legally binding and does NOT contain any legally binding commitments for reducing carbon emissions.

Although the safe level is below 350, the atmospheric carbon emissions continued to rise from 387 to 390 parts per million in the following year.

In February 2012, Mohamed Nasheed resigned the presidency under the threat of violence in a coup d’état perpetrated by security forces loyal to the former dictator.

“It is going to be very difficult,” said Mohamed Nasheed, “for us to adapt to climate change issues if we do not have a solid and secure democratic governance.”


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It is a profoundly eye-opening documentary.

You viewed the above film on April 15, 2017, didn’t you?

Yes, I did… You see, the conference at Copenhagen marked the first time in history that China, India, and the United States agreed to reduce carbon emissions… That is, they admitted that carbon emissions cause global warming.

I know, but some people don’t agree on that.

You’re telling me… Incidentally, I also watched the following documentary:


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Originally broadcast on October 23, 2012 as a FRONTLINE TV program, this 55-minute documentary delves into the climate change.

Obviously many politicians and lobbyists redifine the policies of global warming.

Why?

Conspiracy?

It involves denial, dismissal, or unwarranted doubt that contradicts the scientific opinion on climate change.

Some people seem to promote climate change skepticism.

Why?

If you’re interested in climate change, this is a must-see.


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As I jotted down in the above, some people seem to promote climate change skepticism.

Well…, Look at the top comment, which says, “The doomsayers cannot explain the medieval warming period, nor can they explain the prolonged mini ice age of the 17th and 18th centuries. Climate change is an enormously complex scientific puzzle, and the computer models that predict armageddon are only as accurate as the assumptions of those who programmed them.”

It might be true, but 98% of renowned scientists agree that carbon emissions cause today’s global warming… If you’re in doubt, watch the following documentary:


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  My Comment

 

Directed by Ruth Chao in 2014, this 55-minute documentary delves into the climate change and global warming.

In the period from 1880 to 2012, the global average (land and ocean) surface temperature has increased by 0.85°C while in the period from 1906 to 2005, Earth’s average surface temperature rose by 0.74±0.18°C.

The rate of warming almost doubled in the last half of that period.

Climate proxies show the temperature to have been relatively stable over the one or two thousand years before 1850.

Recently, however, the warming evident in the instrumental temperature record is consistent with a wide range of observations, as documented by many independent scientific groups.

Those observations include sea level rise, widespread melting of snow and land ice, increased heat content of the oceans, increased humidity, and the earlier timing of both spring events and the flowering of plants.

The probability that these changes could have occurred by chance is virtually zero.

That is, these changes are induced by human activities.

It is an alarming and thought-provoking documentary.


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So, Kato, you definitely believe, global warming is induced by human activities.

Oh yes, you’re telling me… If you’re still in doubt, you should also watch the following film:


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  My Comment

 

Originally broadcast as an episode of the series “NOVA” on the PBS, this 54-minute documentary delves into the silent killer in the oceans.

We’ve known for years that oceans absorb a quarter of the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere.

If carbon dioxide enters the sea at an alarming rate like today, it raises the oceans’ acidity and hence increases the srength of the silent killer.

As a result, some of marine creatures are dying.

Yes, this silent killer has something to do with global warming and our carbon emissions.

It is an informative and alarming documentary you should watch if you would like to survive.


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So, Kato, you believe that carbon emissions also kill marine creatures in addition to causing global warming, huh?

Yes, I do… Diane, are you still in doubt?

Well…, I don’t know.

Here’s a Japanese old saying: 天災は忘れた頃にやって来る.

What does that mean?

It means: Disaster strikes when you least expect it.

 


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Kato, do you really mean that the melting ice causes a mega flood in Vancouver?

Well…, God only knows.


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【Himiko’s Monologue】


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Wow!…

Do you agree that carbon emissions also kill marine creatures in addition to causing global warming?

Certain scientists say, this is the truth.

If you’re in doubt, watch the above clips, again.

 

In any case, a disaster hits you when you’re least prepared for it.

I see some reason in the above saying, but my immediate inclination is for some food ‘cause I’m hungry.

Now I desperately want to eat Taiyaki.


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Taiyaki (literally “baked sea bream”) is a Japanese fish-shaped cake.

It imitates the shape of Tai (Japanese Red seabream).

It is also the origin of the name.

The most common filling is red bean paste that is made from sweetened azuki beans.

Other common fillings may be custard, chocolate, cheese, or sweet potato.

Some shops even sell taiyaki with okonomiyaki, gyoza filling, or a sausage inside.

Taiyaki is believed to have originated in Tokyo during the Meiji era, and can now be found all over Japan, especially at food courts of supermarkets and at Japanese festivals.

In any road, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following artciles:


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III

Savage vs. Civilized


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001th movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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Savage vs. Civilized

 

Savage vs. Civilized

 


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Kato. . . Why do you suddenly bring up Savage vs. Civilized?


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I was surfing the net and came across the next article. . .

 


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Thursday 27 October 2016 11:30 by Hani Richter

 

A religion that worships aircraft was started by a group of people who saw their first plane fly over Vanuatu, a remote island in the South Pacific of Australia, during the Second World War.

After the planes delivered food and supplies to the islanders, the group began to believe that cargo would be brought to them by a Messiah.

Consequently, whenever they saw a plane fly overhead they would build a replica – in the hope of more bounty.

The islanders did not know where the objects were coming from; which led them to believe that the objects derived from magic.

The religion was first discovered in 1946 by Australian government patrols, and there are a few but diverse number of cargo religions left.

Notably, one of the cargo sects is referred to as the John Frum movement because they believe Frum, a seemingly fictional First World War serviceman, is the Messiah sent from God.

Dr Richard Feynman, an astrophysicist, described the cult in a 1974 paper, he said: “During the war the [cargo religion] saw airplanes land with lots of good materials, and they want the same thing to happen now.

So they’ve arranged to imitate things like runways, to put fires along the sides of the runways, to make a wooden hut for a man to sit in, with two wooden pieces on his head like headphones and bars of bamboo sticking out like antennas — he’s the controller — and they wait for the airplanes to land.

“They’re doing everything right. The form is perfect. It looks exactly the way it looked before. But it doesn’t work. No airplanes land. So I call these things cargo cult science, because they follow all the apparent precepts and forms of scientific investigation, but they’re missing something essential, because the planes don’t land.”

Ian Haworth, an expert in cult psychology, told indy100: “There are five characteristics that make up a cult. A cult is a group using forced techniques of cohesion using psychology and other forms.

“I would suggest that doesn’t sound like a cult, that’s not a cult in our definition. They have adopted a system of worship.”

Haworth suggests that the the group are “more a sect and not a cult”.

He added: “Sects are found in all religions. However, cults have a pyramid structure with an authoritative figure at the top.”


SOURCE: From “INDY100”
       (October 27, 2016)

 


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Mankind has already flown rockets and went to the moon, but there are still savages on earth that believe that air planes will come by magic. . .

In other words, Kato, were you surprised at that?

Well. . . yes and no. . . Actually, I saw such savages in a movie while I lived in Japan quite a while ago. . .

Which movie?

The following movie. . .

 


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Tales of the Bizarre:

Rites, Rituals and Superstitions

 

“A Dog’s World” or “Mondo Cane (meaning Doggish World, which is a mild Italian profanity)” is a 1962 Italian mondo documentary film written and directed by Paolo Cavara, Franco Prosperi and Gualtiero Jacopetti.

It is also known in the United States as “Tales of the Bizarre: Rites, Rituals and Superstitions”.

The film consists of a series of travelogue scenes that provide glimpses into cultural practices around the world with the intention to shock or surprise Western film audiences.

These scenes are presented with little continuity, as they are intended as a kaleidoscopic display of shocking content rather than presenting a structured argument.

Despite its claims of genuine documentation, certain scenes are either staged or creatively manipulated to enhance this effect.

The film was an international box-office success and inspired an entire genre of mondo films in the form of exploitation documentaries, many of which also include the word “Mondo” (meaning “World”) in their title.


Source: “Mondo Cane”
Free encyclopedia Wikipedia

 

Is it really a documentary?

It is supposedly a documentary, but as the above article tells, certain scenes are either staged or creatively manipulated to enhance surprise-effect.

Kato, how come you bring up Savage vs. Civilized in the first place?

Well. . . I was intereted in cargo religion. . . When I viewed the above film for the first time in my high school days, I was utterly shocked, but later I learned some “staging” and “manipulation” in the film. . . So I thought cargo religion was staged.

You didn’t believe in cargo religion, huh?

No, I didn’t. . . But I viewed the above YouTube clip and realized that cargo religion is real.

So, you now believe it, dond’t you?

Yes, I do while realizing that savages and civilized people coexist on this planet even in the age of the Internet!

Is that such a big surprise?

Diane, you’ll be flabbergasted if you listen to my story. . .

I’m all ears.

 


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First of all, I wrote the following article the other day. . .

 


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As we have seen in recent genetic studies, we have apparently found that modern people have not evolved from these Neanderthal people.

Then, what kind of people are Neanderthals?

Of course, they are physically robust enough to be incomparable to our Asians.

They had about the same amount of brain as we did.

In terms of quantity alone, some Neanderthal people have found more brain than we do.

 


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But there was something that was definitely worse than us.

That’s because recent research has shown that they didn’t control their words.

Anatomical examination revealed that their throat structure did not allow them to speak well.

In other words, they didn’t have many words for that reason.

This is a fatal flaw when they took a collective action such as a war.

Failure to communicate effectively means that strategies and plots cannot be used effectively.

It’s like a small Asian who has won out against a physically strong Neanderthal by practicing an ancient war strategy called “Rikutou (六韜)”.

In doing so our ancestors robbed their land and survived the ice ages.

Perhaps, from the perspective of the Neanderthals who had lost their lives and became extinct, our Homo sapiens seemed quite sly.


SOURCE: “Pathetic Neanderthals”
        (July 27, 2012)

 

I see. . . some 30,000 years ago, Neanderthals and our ancestors, Homo sapiens, coexisted, just as savages and civilized humans like us coexist now. . .

That’s right. . . Unfortunately, Neanderthals have difficulty in communication because they couldn’t speak very well.

Due to lack of effective communication, Neanderthals lost their survival chances, huh?

Yes, they did.

Is there any connection between the above story and “cargo religion“?

Yes, there is some relationship. . . Please read the following conversation.

 

The Mediterranean is said to have dried up five to six million years ago .


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How come. . . ?

Look at the following map.

 


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“Zoom In”

 

There is a small volcanic island called “Santorini” north of Crete.

 


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Oh. . . you make me feel nostalgic. . .

June, you feel nostalgic, eh? . . . Well . . . I’d say, it’s a romance of Malta. . .

This Santorini island has something to do with the romance of Malta?

Yes, it has. . . This Santorini is the legendary Atlantis!

No kidding!

Well. . . There are quite a few people who think so.

 

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Do you also consider Santorini as the legendary Atlantis?

Well. . . You don’t have to force Santorini to connect with the legendary Atlantis. . . I think “Atlantis” actually existed, but I don’t think it existed in the Atlantic Ocean as the legend says, but on the bottom of the Mediterranean. . . You see, the Mediterranean has dried up several times. . . I suppose, there was once a highly developed civilization at the bottom of the Mediterranean.

 


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“Atlantis” at the bottom

of the Mediterranean Sea

 

Eventually, the glaciers began to melt and the Atlantic waters rose, and over the closed Strait of Gibraltar, the water flowed like a waterfall.

 


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The flood attacked the Atlantis residents.

 


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And now, the remains of “Atlantis” are at the bottom of the Mediterranean.

 

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Among the descendants of these survivors, one group moved to the island of Malta and built the megalithic civilization, the other went to Crete and created the Minoan civilization, and yet another group went to Egypt and built the pyramids.. . This is my “Romance of Malta”.


SOURCE: “The Romance of Malta”
      (September 17, 2016)

 

It sounds quite interesting, but it’s a hypothesis, isn’t it?

Yes, it is. . . If you explore the bottom of the Mediterranean, however, you’ll find archeological remains. . .

Why don’t you explore the bottom of the Mediterranean with a submarine!

I can’t do that because I’m claustrophobic. . . If I got into a submarine, I would die by shock. . . In any case, there is evidence that there was a highly developed civilization. . .

 

 


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Our own culture, if we assume a starting point of 4000 B.C., has progressed from primitive agriculture and herding to nuclear fission in only 6,000 years.

(The earliest fossils of anatomically modern humans are from the Middle Paleolithic, about 200,000 years ago such as the Omo remains of Ethiopia.)

Considering the age of mankind, there has been ample time for other cultures to have arrived at a level roughly corresponding to ours.

A re-examination of some of the ancient records that have come down to us might give some indication of mankind having previously attained our present aptitude for destruction.

While there are hints of great blastings of the earth’s surface in the Bible (Sodom and Gomorrah), the Greek myths, and many of the legends of the Indians of North and South America, it is in the ancient records of India, copied and recopied from prehistoric antiquity, that we find, described in considerable detail, the use and effect of what closely resembles atomic explosions in warfare.

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In the course of an exploratory digging in southern Iraq in 1947, layers of culture were successively cored into what one might call an archaeological mine shaft.

Starting from the present ground level, the excavation passed the ancient city culture levels of Babylonia, Chaldea, and Sumeria, with flood levels between different ages of city culture, then the first village levels, then a level corresponding to that of primitive farmers at a time era of 6000 to 7000 BC, and below that, indications of a herdsman culture, and finally a time era was reached corresponding to the Magdalenian or cave culture of about 16,000 years ago.

Still farther down, at the bottom of all levels, a floor of fused glass was revealed, similar to nothing else except the desert floor in New Mexico after the blasts which inaugurated our present atomic era.

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SOURCE:”Bermuda Triangle” By Charles Berlitz
published by Avon Books in 1974

 

In other words, a nuclear explosion occurred in southern Iraq a long time ago, didn’t it?

That’s right. . . The ancient Iraqi civilization of the same generation as the Atlantis was destroyed during this nuclear war. . .

After that, are you saying, our ancestors who lived in the cave came out, and built Mesopotamian civilization?

Yes, I am. . . Our ancestors living in the cave coexisted with the people of the Atlantis civilization before the nuclear war, just as we coexist with savages who now believe in the “cargo religion“. . .


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【Himiko’s Monologue】


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Are you interested in the lost city of Atlantis?

You must be intereted in this mystery.

Here’s the YouTube clip about it.

 


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What do you think about the above movie?

You don’t really believe in Atlantis, do you?

Well… here’s a mood-changing clip just for you.

Gess what?… You can now laught to your last tears.

 


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  Mr. Mathane

 

In any road, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following artciles:


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“JAGEL”

“JAGEL Again”

“Say NO!”

Happy Gal in Canada

Roof of Vancouver

Aftershock

Whiplash

Sex Appeal

Better Off Without Senate

Fire Festival

Sweets@Paris

Scary Quake

MH370 Mystery

Putin’s Way

Trump @ Vancouver

Otter & Trump


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Changeling

Fiddler on the Roof

Flesh and Bone

Maiden’s Prayer

Romeo & Juliet

Trump @ Joke

Halloween in Shibuya

Trump Shock

Happy New Year!


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


(dianesun.jpg)

Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies

Richard III


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001th movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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Richard III

 

Richard III

 


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Kato. . . Why do you pick up Richard III?


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Actually, I rented a DVD at Vancouver Public Library and watched the following documentary. . .

 


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“Zoom In”

“Actual page”

 

 

Are you interested in the history of England during the medieval period?

I’m not particularly interested in the Middle Ages of England. . . However, I pick up Richard III today because I find a grammatically wrong sentence in the cover of the said DVD. . . Please have a look at the following sentence. . .

 


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In 2001, a group of archaeologists made an incredible find:Buried beneath a parking lot they uncovered the bones of King III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine.

Richard is considered by many as the most evil king to have ruled England.

He is also renowned as a fearsome warrior, despite the extreme curvature of his spine.

Now, scientists are testing the bones to learn and training a “body double” in medieval battlefield techniques to determine

whether Richard could have fought so ferociously with such a severe deformity.


The back of the DVD (Branch Call Number:942.046 R43s)

Don’t you think the above sentence in red is grammatically wrong?

What’s wrong with the above sentence?

Well, when I studied English grammar in high school, my teacher taught me that such a “past participle clause” is a typical mistake. . .

 


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Buried beneath a parking lot,

the archaeologists uncovered the bones

of King III, hunchbacked,

with an arrow through the spine.

 

Is there a grammatical error in the above sentence?

So, Diane, you think the above sentence has nothing wrong, don’t you?

I don’t think it’s particularly wrong. . .

Well, the part in red above is called “past participle clause”. . . For example, the correct usage is as follows. . .

 


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Used efficiently,

the PC’s battery will last longer.

 

If you write a full sentence, it will be as follows. . .

 


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If it is used efficiently,

the PC’s battery will last longer.

 

Sure, it sounds alright to me. . .

If I write the above problematic sentence in full, it will be as follows. . .

 


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While the archaeologists (NOT the bones) were

buried beneath a parking lot,

the archaeologists uncovered the bones

of King III, hunchbacked,

with an arrow through the spine.

 

In the above sentence, you see, the archeologists were buried in the parking lot. . . It sounds quite wrong, if not extremely funny. . . The correct sentence shoule be written like this:

 


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Buried beneath a parking lot,

the bones were uncovered by the archaeologists.

 

I see. . . . “Past participles clauses” are rarely used in conversation, so even the native speakers tend to make a mistake. . . Now, I know that both subjects (“bones” in this case) must match, huh?

That’s right. . . In addition, Richard III had an abnormal spine, but it was not a so-called hunchback. . .

 


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The Hunchback of Notre Dame


hunch·back

/ˈhən(t)SHbak/

noun: hunchback; plural noun: hunchbacks

a back deformed by a sharp forward angle, forming a hump, typically caused by collapse of a vertebra.

•dated•offensive

a person with a hunchback.


Definition by GOOGLE

 

In fact, Richard III had severe scoliosis.

 

Richard III

 


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Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1483 until his death in 1485.
He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty.
His defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England.
He is the protagonist of Richard III, one of William Shakespeare’s history plays.

When his brother Edward IV died in April 1483, Richard was named Lord Protector of the realm for Edward’s eldest son and successor, the 12-year-old Edward V.
Arrangements were made for Edward’s coronation on 22 June 1483.
Before the king could be crowned, the marriage of his parents was declared bigamous and therefore invalid.

Now officially illegitimate, their children were barred from inheriting the throne.
On 25 June, an assembly of lords and commoners endorsed a declaration to this effect and proclaimed Richard as the rightful king.
He was crowned on 6 July 1483.

The young princes, Edward and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, were not seen in public after August and accusations circulated that they had been murdered on Richard’s orders.

There were two major rebellions against Richard during his reign.
In October 1483, an unsuccessful revolt was led by staunch allies of Edward IV and Richard’s former ally, Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham.
Then in August 1485, Henry Tudor and his uncle, Jasper Tudor, landed in southern Wales with a contingent of French troops and marched through Pembrokeshire, recruiting soldiers.

Henry’s forces defeated Richard’s army near the Leicestershire town of Market Bosworth.
Richard was slain, making him the last English king to die in battle.
Henry Tudor then ascended the throne as Henry VII.

Richard’s corpse was taken to the nearby town of Leicester and buried without pomp.
His original tomb monument is believed to have been removed during the English Reformation, and his remains were lost, as they were believed to have been thrown into the River Soar.

In 2012, an archaeological excavation was commissioned by the Richard III Society on the site previously occupied by Greyfriars Priory Church.
The University of Leicester identified the skeleton found in the excavation as that of Richard III as a result of radiocarbon dating, comparison with contemporary reports of his appearance, and comparison of his mitochondrial DNA with that of two matrilineal descendants of Richard III’s eldest sister, Anne of York.
He was reburied in Leicester Cathedral on 26 March 2015.

 

Discovery of remains

On 24 August 2012, the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council, in association with the Richard III Society, announced that they had joined forces to begin a search for the remains of King Richard.

The search for Richard III was led by Philippa Langley of the Society’s Looking For Richard Project with the archaeological work led by University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS).

Experts set out to locate the lost site of the former Greyfriars Church (demolished during Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries), and to discover whether his remains were still interred there.

By comparing fixed points between maps in a historical sequence, the search located the Church of the Grey Friars, where Richard’s body had been hastily buried without pomp in 1485, its foundations identifiable beneath a modern-day city centre car park.

On 5 September 2012, the excavators announced that they had identified Greyfriars church and two days later that they had identified the location of Robert Herrick’s garden, where the memorial to Richard III stood in the early 17th century.
A human skeleton was found beneath the Church’s choir.

Improbably, the excavators found the remains in the first location in which they dug at the car park.
Coincidentally, they lay almost directly under a roughly painted R on the tarmac.
This had existed since the early 2000s to signify a reserved parking space.

On 12 September, it was announced that the skeleton discovered during the search might be that of Richard III.
Several reasons were given: the body was of an adult male; it was buried beneath the choir of the church; and there was severe scoliosis of the spine, possibly making one shoulder higher than the other (to what extent depended on the severity of the condition).

Additionally, there was an object that appeared to be an arrowhead embedded in the spine; and there were perimortem injuries to the skull.
These included a relatively shallow orifice, which is most likely to have been caused by a rondel dagger, and a scooping depression to the skull, inflicted by a bladed weapon, most probably a sword.

Additionally, the bottom of the skull presented a gaping hole, where a halberd had cut away and entered it.
Forensic pathologist Dr Stuart Hamilton stated that this injury would have left the individual’s brain visible, and most certainly would have been the cause of death.
Dr Jo Appleby, the osteo-archaeologist who excavated the skeleton, concurred and described the latter as “a mortal battlefield wound in the back of the skull”.

The base of the skull also presented another fatal wound in which a bladed weapon had been thrust into it, leaving behind a jagged hole.
Closer examination of the interior of the skull revealed a mark opposite this wound, showing that the blade penetrated to a depth of 10.5 centimetres (4.1 in).

In total, the skeleton presented ten wounds: four minor injuries on the top of the skull, one dagger blow on the cheekbone, one cut on the lower jaw, two fatal injuries on the base of the skull, one cut on a rib bone, and one final wound on the pelvis, most probably inflicted after death.
It is generally accepted that postmortem, Richard’s naked body was tied to the back of a horse, with his arms slung over one side and his legs and buttocks over the other.
This presented a tempting target for onlookers, and the angle of the blow on the pelvis suggests that one of them stabbed Richard’s right buttock with substantial force, as the cut extends from the back all the way to the front of the pelvic bone and was most probably an act of humiliation.

It is also possible that Richard suffered other injuries which left no trace on the skeleton.

British historian John Ashdown-Hill had used genealogical research in 2004 to trace matrilineal descendants of Anne of York, Richard’s elder sister.
A British-born woman who emigrated to Canada after the Second World War, Joy Ibsen (née Brown), was found to be a 16th-generation great-niece of the king in the same direct maternal line.
Joy Ibsen’s mitochondrial DNA was tested and belongs to mitochondrial DNA haplogroup J, which by deduction, should also be the mitochondrial DNA haplogroup of Richard III.

Joy Ibsen died in 2008.
Her son Michael Ibsen gave a mouth-swab sample to the research team on 24 August 2012.
His mitochondrial DNA passed down the direct maternal line was compared to samples from the human remains found at the excavation site and used to identify King Richard.

On 4 February 2013, the University of Leicester confirmed that the skeleton was beyond reasonable doubt that of King Richard III.
This conclusion was based on mitochondrial DNA evidence, soil analysis, and dental tests (there were some molars missing as a result of caries), as well as physical characteristics of the skeleton which are highly consistent with contemporary accounts of Richard’s appearance.


Source:”Richard III of England”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

Scoliosis

 


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Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person’s spine has a sideways curve.

The curve is usually “S”- or “C”-shaped over three dimensions.

In some, the degree of curve is stable, while in others, it increases over time.

Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems, but severe cases can interfere with breathing.

Typically, no pain is present.

The cause of most cases is unknown, but it is believed to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Risk factors include other affected family members.

It can also occur due to another condition such as muscles spasms, cerebral palsy, Marfan syndrome, and tumors such as neurofibromatosis.

Diagnosis is confirmed with X-rays.

Scoliosis is typically classified as either structural in which the curve is fixed, or functional in which the underlying spine is normal.

Treatment depends on the degree of curve, location, and cause.

Minor curves may simply be watched periodically.

Treatments may include bracing, specific exercises, and surgery.

The brace must be fitted to the person and used daily until growing stops.

Specific exercises may be used to try to decrease the risk of worsening.

They may be done alone or along with other treatments such as bracing.

Evidence that chiropractic manipulation, dietary supplements, or exercises can prevent the condition from worsening is weak.

However, exercise is still recommended due to its other health benefits.

Scoliosis occurs in about 3% of people.

It most commonly occurs between the ages of 10 and 20.

Females typically are more severely affected than males.

The term is from Ancient Greek: σκολίωσις, romanized: skoliosis which means “a bending”.


Source:”Scoliosis”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

The staff in charge of DVDs at Vancouver Public Library recognized the mistake, and rewrote as follows:. . .

 


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In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find:the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine.

Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting fascinating experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity.

 

But hunchbacked remains as before. . .

Nobody is perfect. . . .


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【Himiko’s Monologue】


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You might wonder how King Richard III remains were discovered and confirmed.

Here is the answer for you, and take a close look at the following video clip.

 


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Wnat do you think about the above movie?

You don’t like an excavation story, do you?

Well… here’s a mood-changing clip just for you.

Gess what?… You can now laught to the last tears.

 


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  Mr. Mathane

 

In any road, I expect Kato will write another interesting article soon.

So please come back to see me.

Have a nice day!

Bye bye …


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If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following artciles:


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“JAGEL”

“JAGEL Again”

“Say NO!”

Happy Gal in Canada

Roof of Vancouver

Aftershock

Whiplash

Sex Appeal

Better Off Without Senate

Fire Festival

Sweets@Paris

Scary Quake

MH370 Mystery

Putin’s Way

Trump @ Vancouver

Otter & Trump


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Changeling

Fiddler on the Roof

Flesh and Bone

Maiden’s Prayer

Romeo & Juliet

Trump @ Joke

Halloween in Shibuya

Trump Shock

Happy New Year!


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Life or Death

Way to Millionaire

Adele Hugo

Middle Sexes

Romance@Madison

Hacksaw Ridge

Eight the Dog

Halloween@Shibuya

Chef Babette


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Ramen Boom

from Korea

Omakase@Sushi

Crocodile Meat

Killer Floods

Climate of Doubt

Glory of Death

Big Mystery

Hitler and Trump

Hot October

2018 BC Ballot

Bach Collegium Japan

Dolly the Sheep

Golden Shower

Cleopatra

Strange Love

Quartet

Unknown Tragedy

World War B.C.

Mystery of Dimension

Call Girl Mystery

Typhoon & Emperor

Popes@Spotlight

Fireflies


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Hi, I’m June Adams.

Kato is a real movie lover, who tries to watch 1001 movies.

As a matter of fact, he has already accomplished his goal.


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『Actual List』


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Kato watched “The Arabian Nights” or “One Thousand and One Nights” as his 1001th movie.

You might just as well want to view it.


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The stories in “the Arabian Nights” were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa.

The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazār Afsān which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.

What is common throughout all the editions of the Nights is the initial frame story of the ruler Shahryār and his wife Scheherazade and the framing device incorporated throughout the tales themselves.

The stories proceed from this original tale.

Some are framed within other tales, while others begin and end of their own accord.

Some editions contain only a few hundred nights, while others include 1,001 or more.


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ところで、愛とロマンに満ちた

レンゲさんのお話をまとめて

『レンゲ物語』を作りました。

もし、レンゲさんの記事をまとめて読みたいならば、

次のリンクをクリックしてくださいね。

『愛とロマンのレンゲ物語』


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『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

とにかく、今日も一日楽しく愉快に

ネットサーフィンしましょうね。

じゃあね。


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楽しいクリスマス 2019

 

楽しいクリスマス 2019

 

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こんにちは。ジューンです。

あなたも楽しいクリスマスを

お過ごしてくださいね。


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ジューンさん、クリスマスにも

おばさんパンツ姿で登場するのですか?

うしししし。。。


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デンマンさん!。。。わたしはヤ~だ、

ヤ~だと言ったのですわよう。

でも、デンマンさんが土下座して

おばさんパンツ姿で出てくれと

拝み倒したのですわ。 んもお~~。

そうだったかなァ~。。。?

とぼけないでくださいな。

あのねぇ、今日はクリスマスだから楽しくやりましょう! 

わたしも、そのつもりですわ。

だから、サンタさんとデートしたので次のビデオを見てください。

 


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あのねぇ~、卑弥子さんが盛り上げるために、

いつものようにフラダンスを踊ってくれるそうですよう。

うしししし。。。


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ウララ~~ウララア~~

ルンルンル~♪~ン。。。

アラぁ~、エッサッサアぁ~♪~

今日はクリスマスですよ。

楽しいなァ~。

うれしいなああァ~。

ウララ~~ウララア~~

ルンルンル~♪~ン。。。

もう一つおまけに、

アラぁ~、エッサッサアアア~♪~

おほほほほほ。。。

もう止まりませんわよう。

ウララ~~ウララア~~

ルンルンル~♪~ン。。。

じゃあ、マジでクリスマスダンスを踊りますので

次のビデオを見てね。

 

あのねぇ~、卑弥子さん。。。

少し休んだら、どうですか?

あらっ。。。デンマンさん!

休まずに踊り続けろ!と

言ったじゃござ~♪~ませんか!

 


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卑弥子さん! マジで休んでいいですよう。


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ホントにいいのでござ~♪~ますか?

今日はねぇ~、めれんげさんも楽しもうと言って、

さっきから待っているのですよう。

あらっ。。。そうなのでござ~♪~ますか?

。。。んで、何をなさるのですか?

めれんげさん!。。。卑弥子さんも

待ちくたびれたようだから、

出てきてくださいよう。

 


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おかえり。

ただいまァ~。。。おおおォ~。。。裸エプロンやないかいな!

遅かったね。ずっと待ってたんだから!ごはん食べようか?

あのなァ~、めれちゃん。。。今日はクリスマスなんやでぇ~。。。

分かってますやん。

さよかァ~? でも、どないなわけで裸エプロンになってるん?

 


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あんさんが裸エプロンになって待っててねぇ~、と言いましたやんかァ!

わては、そのような事を言った覚えはないでぇ~。。。 


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さよかァ~。。。でも、そんな事は、どうでもええやん。 うふふふふ。。。

ちょっと待ちいなぁ~。。。めれちゃんは。。。あれっ。。。めれちゃんは。。。エプロンを脱ごうとしてるやないかいなァ!?

そうですゥ。。。そやかてぇ、誰も見てえ~へんでぇ~。

そんなことあらへん。。。このディスプレーの前で、クリスマスを楽しもうと、仰山(ぎょうさん)のネット市民の皆様が見ておるがなぁ~

どこにィ~

ほれぇ~、そこの隅っこを見てみィ~なぁ~。。。ムカつくコメントを書いた成りすまし馬鹿が目をギラツカセながら見ておるやないかいなぁ~

あらっ。。。ほんまやわぁ~。。。成りすまし馬鹿さんってぇ、ヤ~らしいのねぇ~。

そやでぇ~。。。ああして、いつだって隅っこで覗いておるんやでぇ~。。。めれちゃんも、きいつけなぇ~、あかんでぇ~

はい、そうしますうゥ~

じゃあ、とにかく、ごはんを先に喰おうやないかいなぁ~。

そうしましょう。。。んで、ご飯のあとに、あんさんは、わたしを抱いてくれはるのォ~?

めれちゃん。。。このブログはアダルトではないんやでぇ~

でも。。。わたし。。。

分かっておるがなぁ~。。。わてかて、すぐにでも、めれちゃんと愛し合いたいのやでぇ~。。。でも、成りすまし馬鹿が、まだそこで、ジ~っと見ておるのやがなぁ~。。。

いつまで、ここに、おるのかしらぁ~?

成りすまし馬鹿は、ずう~っとおるつもりなんやでぇ~。。。

でも、わたし、見られても、かまへん。。。

めれちゃん!。。。何度言うたら分かるのやぁ~。。。このブログはアダルトブログではないのやでぇ~。。。このブログが閉鎖されたら重大やがなぁ~

わたし、かめへんでぇ~。。。

ちょっと待ちいなぁ~。。。最近、めれちゃんは萌え萌えになりすぎておるねん。。。

あんさんのせいでおますうゥ~。。。わたしをこれ程までに萌え萌えにしてしもうたんですがなぁ~。。。責任とっておくれましなぁ~。

めれちゃん! 卑弥子さんみたいな口調になってるやないかいなぁ~。。。過激な事をしたらあかんでぇ~

過激やあらへんでぇ~。。。あんさんのために、エプロンを取りますのやがなぁ~。。。

でも。。。でも。。。その下に。。。、その下にィ~。。。何もつけてえ~へんがなぁ~。。。だから、わては、過激やと言うておるねん。。。

 


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でも、わたしの。。。この。。。この燃え上がってしまった愛欲の炎を、あんさんは、どないしてくれはるのォ~?

そやなぁ~。。。そこの団扇(うちわ)を取ってよこし~なぁ~

この団扇で何をしようと言うのん?

めれちゃんの愛欲と情欲の炎を消すのやがなぁ~。。。

アホらしい!。。。よう、そないなアホな事がマジで言えるなあああぁ~

そやかて、めれちゃんの愛欲の炎を消さんと、このブログがアダルトと見なされて閉鎖されてしまうのやでぇ~。。。

だから、わたし、かまへんと言うてるやないかいなぁ~

めれちゃんは、それ程までに、わてと愛し合いたいのんかぁ~?

そうでおますうゥ~

めれちゃんに、そう言われると男冥利に尽きるがなあぁ~。。。うしししし。。。

ですってぇ~。。。このままデンマンさんにバカやらせておくと、楽しいクリスマスが台無しになってしまうので、あたくしが出てきてしまいましたわよう。うふふふふ。。。


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あらっ。。。卑弥子さん、お久しぶりです。

誰かと思ったら。。。小百合さん。。。いえ、軽井沢タリアセン夫人ではござ~♪~ませんか! このような所でお目にかかれるとは思いませんでしたわ。

 


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私も久しぶりで卑弥子さんに会えてとっても嬉しいですわ。 

あらっ。。。おばさんパンツを穿かされてしまったのでござ~♪~ますか?

そうなのですわよう。 デンマンさんが、どうしてもおばさんパンツ姿で暖炉の前に立ってくれと土下座して頼んだものですから、ついついイヤと言えずに。。。うふふふふふ。。。

最近のデンマンさんは、女性と見れば、見境なくおばさんパンツを穿かせようとなさるのでござ~♪~ますわ。 本当に困ったものですわ。

今日はクリスマスだから、仕方がありませんわ。

ダメですわよう、デンマンさんを甘やかしては。。。!

でも、卑弥子さんだって、オッパイを出してフラダンスを踊っていたではありませんか!?

あらっ。。。小百合さんもご覧になってしまったのですかァ~? うふふふふ。。。そうですわよねぇ~。 今日はクリスマスだから、お堅いことは言わずに、ご一緒に楽しみましょうね。

 


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『現実主義者 馬鹿の見本』

 

引きこもり 現実主義者 偏差値 ネットの嫌われ者 イジメ 自殺
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デンマンさん。。。 クリスマスにオイラを呼び出してくれたのですねぇ~。。。

うれしいかァ~?

とってもうれしいです!

もうこうなったらスキップして喜んでしまいます!


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わああああァ~ うれしいなあああァ~。。。

デンマンさんが忘れずに

オイラをクリスマスに

呼んでくれました!

もうこうなったら、

恥も外聞も忘れて

喜んでしまいます!

わァ~~ うれしいなあああァ~。。。

ルンルンルン ランランラ~♪~ン

もう一つおまけに

ルンルンルン ランランラ~♪~ン

ああァ~、うれしいなあああァ~。。。

 


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そうやって喜んでいる場合じゃ

ないでしょう!

デンマンさんのおっしゃることを

良く聞いて「荒らし」を止めなさい。

 

「荒らし」を続けていたら

あなたは、今のように

蛇蝎のごとく嫌われる

ままなのよ!

 

だから、ここでニーチェの

おじ様が言ったように

脱皮して、反省して、努力して

素晴らしい遺伝子を

目覚めさせるのよ。

 

あなたが、りっぱになれば

私も喜んであなたと

おデイトするわよう!

うふふふふふふ。。。


『現実主義者と美ギャル 』より

由美さんも このように助言しているのだよ! だから、来年は自分のブログを立ち上げて、嫌がらせのコメントを書くのをやめろよなァ!~。。。

引きこもり 現実主義者 偏差値 ネットの嫌われ者 イジメ 自殺

はい、分かりました。。。 でも、今日はクリスマス気分できれいな女性たちと楽しもうと思います。。。


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あなたが絶対、

見たいと思っていた

面白くて実にためになるリンク



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■ 『ジェミマおばさんのシロップ』

■ 『夏日に、お帰りなさい』

■ 『コイ、鯉、恋がいっぱい!』

■ 『スープカレーなのね』

■ 『忍城時代まつり』

■ 『夜道のルート66』

■ 『上を向いて歌おう』

■ 『霧積温泉のロマン』

■ 『明けましておめでとうございます』

■ 『車掌さんの松島音頭』


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■ 『上州散策』

■ 『埼玉りそな銀行 行田支店 悪い評判』

■ 『ネットリンチ』

■ 『IPアドレス 0.0.0.0』

■ 『現実主義者のコメント』

■ 『寂しい現実主義者』

■ 『引きこもった現実主義者』

■ 『哀れな現実主義者』

■ 『愚かな現実主義者』

■ 『鼻であくびをする』

■ 『よしださん、久しぶり』


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■ 『おもいきり生きてね』

■ 『オーロラに想いをはせて』

■ 『初夏 もうすぐ梅雨』

■ 『ピーナツバター』

■ 『クラムチャウダー』

■ 『マインドフルネス』

■ 『突然変異の謎』

■ 『1本の鉛筆』

■ 『出世の秘訣』


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