D.卡尔顿 罗西
D. Carlton Rossi

Miscellaneous


                                                 



The Birth of "Conpiracy Theory"

Normally, the author does not comment on investments since he likes to stay focused on issues of civil rights, democracy and rule of law as they affect Canadians. However, there are certain issues which catch his attention like rare earth elements (REE), minor metals, precious metals, currencies, stocks or other financial instruments and derivatives which are of utmost importance as they influence our sovereignty and security. He feels competent to talk on these issues because of his training and experience in this specialized field.

It would be a mistake though to infer that there is a potential conflict of interest involved because at the moment he owns none of these nor has he owned them for several years. This does not preclude that he may own them in the future nor validate the viewpoint that his comments should be construed as investment advice. He is simply an educated observer of events who expresses his opinion. You will find no money exchange in the temple.

The author is now developing a new tool to examine the financial markets. It is derived from what you may know as Conspiracy Theory which is applied prevalently in the gold and silver markets and perhaps with good reason if one measures the number of successful lawsuits against financial entities. This theory though is retrospective in character as it tries to examine what may have happened in the past.

In contrast, a new approach is being developed by the author. It is termed "Conpiracy Theory". This theory draws on the past and present to project what might take place. Therefore, it is prospective in character. It deals with probabilities. The reader has seen some hint of it, for example, with respect to the essay involving China's Strategic Acquisition of REE's which was recently published. However, a perceptive reader will have noticed its inception in the poem called The Thread which was written over a ten year period. Basically, it examines the thread of possibilites of ancient history to project what might have taken place in history at a later date, so, in effect it was still forward looking to prospects.

This opens up the creation of a new genre of conspiracy theory which might be called "Conpiracy Theory" to distinguish it from its predecessor. It is a combination of the words "con" and "piracy". This theory is prospective, prohibitive and prescriptive with regard to its nature. It looks ahead at the probability of events in the future; so, in this respect, it is prospective. In its prohibitive sense, it tries to prevent negative consequences that are injurious to people's weal due to the actions of those who appear to be unbridled, piratical piranha of capitalism. Finally, in its prescriptive stage it proposes solutions to anticipated problems.


D.卡尔顿 罗西

2017年8月30日





                                   



Shanghai closes international maternity hospital
over ‘illegal construction’ on military land

Denise Hruby


September 5, 2017


The Shanghai government has ordered the closure of one of the city’s top maternity hospitals saying that it was illegally built on land owned by the armed forces, according to an official notice.

Founded by Canadian investors, Shanghai Redleaf International Women’s and Children’s Hospital had signed a 20-year lease for a prime real estate owned by the military on central Shanghai’s Huaihai Road and started catering to foreigners and wealthy Chinese more than four years ago.


https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/09/05/shanghai-closes-international-maternity-hospital-illegal-construction-military-land/


More brutish, thuggish tactics that trample on the rights of the defenceless. If you don't agree then conduct free-trade with China and ignore how Shanghai Redleaf International Women’s and Children’s Hospital was established by Canadian investors. Educate us and explain to us how free-trade with China will advance women's rights and the rights of the unborn child.

It was said that Alchemy was a false science which claimed to be able to convert lead to gold. How, however, were we to know that we would enter a new golden age in our relations with the Communist Party?  Show us how we shouldn't have listened to Issac Newton the scientist, but rather Issac Newton the alchemist.





Charlie Rose: Based on what you know of this [US] president, is he capable of that leadership?

Henry Kissinger: I used to say I'm hoping for an Augustinian moment, for St. Augustine who in his early life followed a pattern that was quite incompatible with later on when he had a vision, and rose to sainthood. One does not expect the president to become that, but it's conceivable and when you realize that the peace of the world and the future of the world depends on you now, so that much of what is day to day actively falls away, I think that's the unique aspect of the American presidency.




                                

                                            Augustine of Hippo


The American-Chinese Dream

The time in which Aurelius Augustinus lived was one of turmoil at the end of the Roman Empire. His Confessions outlined "a narrative of youthful dissipation turned to austere maturity" which none of his contemporaries believed because he was always dutiful and restrained. (Encylopedia Brittanica)

In his early years, he joined a Christian sect called Manichaeism which was criticized by both Christianisty and the Roman State; although, he left it. He fought a campaign against Donatism which was regarded as schismatic by Christian emperors. In his last year of life the Pax Romana fell with the invasion of the Vandals or barbarians.

It may be that Kissinger would like to see President Trump renounce more radical and schismatic views (as did Augustine) that he held during the campaign and adopt more mainstream thoughts during his presidency. However, it seems that Kissinger is not so sanguine these days because he starts off by saying "I used to say". One must also consider that he is not referring to a time when the Roman Empire could be great again, but to its demise.



                               

                           Imperator Caesar Divi Filius Augustus                                           

The author is not familiar with Chinese ancient history, but he is familiar with ancient, Roman history. He sees some resemblance between the period of the early Principate under Augustus who assumed the name in an extraconstitutional manner to place himself above the proconculs and the contemporary leader of China who assumed the Core Leader designation. Augustus maintained the illusion in some ways of the continuance of the Roman Republic while the Core Leader retains the illusion of rule of law under the constitution. It remains to be seen though if the Chinese Core Leader will exhibit the brilliant administrative skills, for example, in the areas of SOE's and land ownership, in which Augustus addressed the issues of his time thereby establishing the Pax Romana.


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D.卡尔顿 罗西

2017年9月4日