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Re: food for thought

Postby iamani » Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:36 pm



"What does 'voluntary' mean...?"

...and is it important?

Well, when one considers that...

Paying tax is VOLUNTARY 

Getting a licence is VOLUNTARY  

Registering a vehicle is VOLUNTARY 

Paying a fine is VOLUNTARY

Attending a court is VOLUNTARY

Talking to police officers a-fishing is VOLUNTARY

Lock down compliance is VOLUNTARY

Unquestioning obedience to statute is VOLUNTARY

Applying for benefits is VOLUNTARY

Ignorance is VOLUNTARY

...just like:

Shitting in your hands and clapping is VOLUNTARY !!

(But i bet the sleeple would do it for the NHS if telly told them to. At least that would be funny...) i think that makes it a word worthy of a good understanding because what that makes us is 'voluntary-service-man/woman' and we do volunteer to immerse our selves in man's laws and assume holdings of corporate/national debt.

In a recent post on 'voluntary' attendance interviews i pointed out that the word 'voluntary' was being used as a noun and/or substantive instead of an adjective and that for man to be labelled as such might be an indicator of one's perceived status in law ie that of 'a military character' 'endowed with the faculty of willing'  -  aka 'man'...!

When i noticed that, my first thought was a 'marine-rating' as that fits in with the admiralty/maritime theme we are by now so familiar with, and after all, when there are several officers pressuring you to 'volunteer' it could be described as being press-ganged into naval service  -  but then i realised it could just as easily be a whole other jurisdiction ie land-forces stuff. Military. Soldiers are placed 'on a charge' all the time  -  as are we... and it might explain why one of the original members of this site was once - after successfully rebutting presumption of admiralty - subjected to a hearing under military jurisdiction in a mags court... i think the fmotl movement may have had the effect of causing T.H.E.M. to enable mags an ability to switch to... er... 'voluntary sector' jurisdiction? Round about the time Cameron was promoting 'the big society' (ie the civic (Roman military law) sector aka the voluntary sector). Read on and hopefully i will clarify that.

Is this the reason they could press on in mags court even though he successfully  claimed the status of 'man' and not the legal-fiction...? Because a man gives up his rights to become a soldier (and/or marine), and is thus contracted to the system by default...? So we can be recognised as man (or rather: as flesh and blood  -  more on that in another post) but subject to military rules/rule  -  ie the head of the armed forces aka the Crown of the monarch rather than the Crown of the corporation...? And whereas we are deemed to have 'volunteered' to contract to such a position, common-law is left behind of our own volition...?  Are we, then, also made subject to the Lieber Code of our own accord...?

Also, it seems that in legislation the common people might be referred to as 'the voluntary sector' and membership of that sector would render one a 'voluntary' by default.

So what is a 'voluntary'...?

The word 'volunteer' has a fairly large entry in the dictionary and it's derivatives occupy more than two thirds of a (big) page, and though it is now used in everyday language it is originally, and largely, a military term. The word 'voluntary' takes up most of that space, btw.

Turns out the term 'voluntary' is (almost) a word of art...

From OED ((brackets are mine)):

(i) Volunteer,    ...B, 1, (b) of persons: Serving as a volunteer in the army or navy 1649    3 Law.   One to whom a voluntary conveyance is made; one who benefits by a deed made without valuable consideration 1744

((So (b) tells us a volunteer is a member of the armed forces ie a 'military character' (see (ii)) while 3. begs the question: what is a deed made without valuable consideration? Well, how about every document you ever signed in agreement  -  you know, driving licence, bank loans/mortgages, credit cards, car log-book etc...? Basically every document that bears only one signature  -  ie. yours!))

(ii) Voluntariate, 1881; Voluntary service, specifically of a military character.

((This word instantly became more interesting when i couldn't find it on 'net. Closest i could find was 'volontariat' which is Romanian(?) for 'voluntary sector'... and please note it states "...of 'a' military CHARACTER", rather than "...of a military nature". Very revealing in its subtlety imo... also note that the definition does not clarify whether it is a noun or not. On referring to the suffix '-ate' it is same as either/both 'episcopate' which describes an (ecclesiastical) office and/or its function, or 'syndicate' which describes an organization and/or the individual members of which it does comprise.))

iii) Voluntary, ...A. adj. I. 1...d. Law: of documents, proceedings, etc 1625... (eg ) Voluntary conveyances of estates in land, that is, conveyances without any consideration, such as money or marriage 1875

((Now we get to the word of interest, in its familiar role as an adjective. Of particular interest is, again, the example used. What does it tell us? Well, i knew money was a lawful consideration - but marriage? Useful to know... but what's important is that it draws our attention once more to a transaction of 'no consideration'. i don't believe in coinkydinks  -  do you...?))

3. c. Entered into of free choice 1612... (eg) Voluntary association,.. a society which is unincorporated, but is not a partnership, in that the members are not agents for one another 1889 (!!!)

((Okay, still an adjective here, but it's happened again  -  look at the given example! It describes and defines an 'unincorporated association' which just happens to be what the ALLCAPS name/organisation is! They go on to rub our noses in it  -  ''members' (imo) refers to the two membrane-pieces of your birth ie you (the foetus) and the placental biomass (afterbirth). They cannot be agents for each other because they are ONE AND THE SAME FLESH!))

4... b. Law: of escapes: Deliberately permitted or connived at, 1660

((Bit of a stretch  -  could this refer to our apparent escape from prosecution for our trespass on Crown copyright property ie the ALLCAPS name/organisation...? Would put us permanently in dishonour...))

II. 2. Of persons: That is such of one's own accord or free choice; ...also, endowed with the faculty of willing, 1594

((This is a big one  -  there's only one type of person endowed with the faculty of willing, and that is one who breathes, which rules out the artificial/legal-person... ))

b. Serving as a volunteer soldier; that is a volunteer; also, composed of volunteers --1647

((Remember, still an adjective here so the noun 'voluntary' could possibly refer to both a 'man' and... a company?))

III. C. sb. I. ...3 An extempore, optional, or voluntary piece of writing or composition, 1690

((sb = substantive, ie describes a 'thing of physical substance' - getting closer to a noun. Note how they use the word 'voluntary' to define itself..., also 'extempore' means unprepared, offhand  -  which is what the police hope you'll be in a 'voluntary attendance interview'...))


iv) 2. n. Organist's solo in church...;... special performance left to performers choice.

((Ta-daa! A noun has finally arrived... but not what we were expecting. However, if we re-phrase it as 'an organ-ist's unprepared recital' we'd be getting close... but let's try again...))

From online Merriam Webster:

2 : one who participates voluntarily

((Eureka! No bullshit from this American tome, it straight-out tells us that a 'voluntary' is a man... why does the OED shy away from this definition of 'voluntary' as a noun...? Just have a look and a think about the examples given in the OED definitions given above, if you've been researching the B.C. it'll come to you...)) isn't that a bit weird...? The whole Oxford English Dictionary section on the words 'volunteer' and 'voluntary' uses examples that clearly define a man ie 'one endowed with faculty of willing' coupled with examples that would seem to refer to attributes of the organisation that is (erroneously) referred to as 'the strawman' ie the ALLCAPS name. Is that all i had to do  -  read a bloody dictionary...? D'oh!

It seems to me that we might have missed something when distinguishing public from private  -  there is a third player in town ie the 'voluntary sector'.

i loathe, detest and despise reading legislation  -  but for obvious reasons i decided to make the effort to read the new conjob19 2020 legs and some of the regs (S.I.129 and 350  -  very interesting/depressing) and noticed the following extract from the Explanatory Note to 'The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020; UK Statutory Instruments 2020 No. 129:

"An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen."

It doesn't mention the public sector. This suggests to me not only that the instrument is intended to apply to the public but that the 'authorities' are not at all arsed about what impact it might have upon the public, which must mean they own the public, otherwise they would fear liability. They do, however, pretend concern for the private and voluntary sectors, though not overly so. Perhaps they are only part-owners of those sectors...? i refuse to believe that there are enough Red Cross or Salvation Army volunteers in this country to merit specific mention and consideration as 'the voluntary sector' in legislation/regulation and as such I believe that the term 'voluntary sector' actually refers to me and you in the sentient, willing and breathing flesh as (Christian?) soul diers... and i am beginning to suspect we volunteered to national-service, public-service and church-service and that when we suss-out one jurisdiction they simply change to another they have authority over us with...

Something else to note when considering the conjob19 2020 legs and regs is the focus on empowering a new 'emergency volunteer' employment status... very interesting indeed.

i suspect it is a little late to say "in short:" so... in summary:

The word 'voluntary' describes a man who has abandoned his rights in favour of a life in service...

...and yes, i think the word 'voluntary' is important.

Final question:

Would everybody resigning from the voluntary sector as a result of this bullshit constitute a 'significant impact'...?

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Re: food for thought

Postby iamani » Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:29 pm


64) Death is the shadow of life, as life casts a shadow of death,

And credit is the living of life, whilst life is the credit of debt...

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Re: food for thought

Postby iamani » Sat May 16, 2020 3:43 pm


65) Sometimes nothing us everything, and sometimes everything is nothing, but as long as there is something... life goes on.

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