So the big science news recently is that we have proven the heretofore theorized existence of Gravitational Waves. And that supposedly — don't ask me to elucinumeratitate, it's above my pay grade — proves Dr. Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

For my money what they discovered is the perturbation in the Universal Gravitational Field due to those Black Holes having what boils down to some kind of cosmic sex. Let's not get confused and start to talk about Gravity as being a "wave". Then those "particle" people will jump in, and off we go again debating the merits of opposing views.

A wise man once said to me, "No matter what you say, someone can prove you wrong." 

So there it is. That's life: You can't win. Then, you die. 

Scientifically, yes, it is a great discovery. But, I'm for practical applications. It seems to me that this discovery has more to do with a kind of self congratulation of the technological prowess and the lengths to which science is willing and able to go to get at something. In this case Gravitational Waves.

Being a more practical sort, I could get behind a study to determine the ins and outs of that perennial question ... How many wrinkles in a bulls ass? Or ... Do those erect nipples say she likes me, or just that it's cold outside?

As if the underlying assumption is that if we knew the least iota of everything, then we would know ... THE SECRET OF THE UNIVERSE. And, of course, the other assumption: it is Science what will deliver the goods. That's called Scientism, if believe.

Meanwhile, back on the ground ... The most basic and well known imperatives of Gravity are being ignored. And, you don't need a billion(s) dollar thingamagig to see that. It's as plain as day!

Here it is ...

How come when we look around we see our fellow humans living far short of the basic structural requirements in the makeup of our bodies which is — SCIENTIFICALLY, MIND YOU! — clearly understood as correct design according to Basic Anatomy? And ... what we know from Physics is necessary structurally in terms of the dictates of Gravity in its most prosaic sense?

My teacher Dr. Ida P. Rolf famously observed, "Some individuals may perceive their losing fight with gravity as a sharp pain in their back, others as the unflattering contour of their body, others as constant fatigue, yet others as an unrelentingly threatening environment.  Those over forty may call it old age.  And yet all these signals may be pointing to a single problem so prominent in their own structure, as well as others, that it has been ignored: they are off balance, they are at war with gravity."

What with our looking at the most distant stars and the minutest of the tiniest particles, in some way we could be distracting ourselves from A FIRM GRASP OF THE OBVIOUS.

You know, "Forest for the trees", kind of thing.

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