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So I got the raw 3d MRI source files from the hospital. Then I got the software needed to view the MRI in 3d. It let me rotate, slice, and even colorize the images. So **I** generated these images from the raw MRI. It shows my kidney, heart, and skeleton from 4 different angles fully colorized. How cool is that!

I also included some of just the heart and kidneys on its own from the same scan.

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@lupyuen an article about not giving a fuck, self-censoring the word fuck in the title :)

Apparently ive taken 75 seperate commercial airplane flivhts in my life so far.... hmmmm.

Man im looking over all the places ive been and its a bit overwhelming, especially considering ive spe t montha in many places and even lived inany places. Here is a breakdown of places ive been and how long I stayed:

Over a dozen USA states
Netherlands (about 2 years total)
Egypt (3 months)
Israel (3 months and ongoing)
Iceland (1 week)
Canada (1 week)
Us virgin islands (1 year)
Uk (1 week)
Germany (1 month)
Italy (2 weeks)
France (1 week)
Maldives (1 month, currently here)
Belgium (1 week)
Russia (1 day)

Hopefully i have much more of this comming.

Thanks to biden you can now officially loose fundamental constitutionally enshrined rights by seeking psychiatric help..

This is probably one of the most dangerous laws passed in my lifetime and remarkably both sides are ok with it.

"In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you." -- Buddha

Looks like my vacation was just extended to 4 weeks. I decided on the maldives

I have 2 days to plan and leave for a 3 week vacation....

You get to the knot of the problem. There are no objective criteria. Different criteria can be set up to serve different ends.
The protection of the fetus is a criteria in itself, that justifies control over people's lives.
If the well being of fetus was the issue, maternal health would be the priority, and that would go beyond pregnancy, it would justify providing free healthcare and other services for all. Institutions complicit with such high rates of maternal death, that normalize access to health restricted to those that can pay, only hypocritically care about the fetus.

My thoughts on the overrulling of Roe v. Wade

Generally speaking I do think the overrulling was a bad idea **as is**. Ideally if we kept abortion protections at the federal level it should have never existed as a simple supreme court precedence. I would be all for overturning the supreme court ruling and instead replacing it with an actually amendment protecting abortions.

That said any such amendment I would also leave to be pretty loose. Namely I'd be ok with any bans/restrictions on abortions post 15 weeks conception but prior to that abortions should be strictly permitted. In addiction I'd make it a requirement that all abortions <15 weeks after contraception **must** be performed regardless if the person can pay for it up front or not. We would also need to make access to pregnancy tests free.

Since I dont see the above happening I cant in my right mind support the overturning of roe v wade, as much as I do prefer reducing federal laws and oversight... this one is just too close to a violation of natural rights to me.

Happy solstice!

(As of about 6 hours ago...)

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