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Are you ready to go down the rabbit hole? To visit a surreal world, where black is white and white is carrots?

A friend, Metacognician in Shanghai, describes the situation as follows: “Life is more absurd than movies. I've gone down the rabbit hole too, when it just becomes more and more strange and you wonder how that all is supposed to make sense.” I asked him if I should just embrace it. He answered, “Why should you ... change the universe?”

It started with a psychotic named Jim Kiraly who resides, we think, at 6329 Twinberry Circle, Avila Beach, California.

Jim Kiraly is a respected citizen. A churchgoer. A Vice President of Transamerica Corporation. And a violent abuser who tried to use an emergency anti-violence measure, one intended to protect battered women, to stop his victim in a wheelchair from writing a book.

Concise enough? :)

For attorneys: Jim Kiraly filed for CLETS against his son and victim, who lived 200 miles away, did not own a car, and was in a wheelchair. His son and victim was not asked to end communications. Jim had no (zero) specific and relevant allegations that were not perjury. But he turned down repeated offers of no-contact and a signed stipulation that gave him everything but CLETS. He insisted on CLETS if his victim ever once “discussed” him with third parties.

In the end, Jim Kiraly signed an agreement far weaker than the ones he'd been offered.

A review of Court paperwork and other materials will tend to confirm that Jim and other parties, including attorneys on all sides, committed multiple felonies, crimes, and faux pas. :P

The word “abuser” is stated here publicly and without equivocation. A formal offer is hereby made to reaffirm the word in writing and under oath. Attorneys will understand the significance of the point. In short, there is little terror of a threatened defamation suit on this side. Actually, we feel that such a suit will fit nicely up Jim Kiraly's abuser ass.

Jim has one son, Ken Kiraly, who invented the Amazon Kindle and is one of the leads at Amazon's secret Lab126. Another son, Tom Kiraly is one of the leads, a Vice President-CFO type, at medical insurance firms, including one of the largest, Humana Corporation.

These people and some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley legal circles have committed or are involved in multiple crimes.

For the next decade or two, we're going to explore the crimes that these people committed, the motivations and the denial involved, the background and histories that led each person to make the choices that they did, and ways to build upon what happened and move towards positive societal goals.

There's plenty to go over. These people committed or were involved in: Spousal abuse, child abuse, DDOS (a highly prosecutable violation of CFAA), extortion, perjury, conspiracy to commit perjury (a possible felony), false police reports, conspiracy to file false police reports (a possible felony), unlawful threats, barratry, defamation, malpractice, civil harassment, criminal harassment, abuse of process, and violations of SCCBA Professional Standards.

The point was to force Jim's oldest son and victim, me, to sign a gag order. I was in a wheelchair. I'd never made a single inappropriate threat against my abuser. I wasn't even asked to not to call anybody. But Jim threatened to put me in a violence database unless I agreed never to write about him.

I won the right to write, but I lost my home of 25 years, most of my possessions, my chances for retirement, everything. Everything but a realization.

I can make a difference. I can conduct research for legitimate and reasonable purposes, document what happened, and analyze the choices of the people involved:

Maggie told me that she didn't know what she could say to me about what happened. However, we have decades to work it out. It will be productive. I'd like to direct the attention of attorneys and other parties to the:

Legitimate and Reasonable Purposes List

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Tuesday 2012-11-20 — Cookie the Cat

121120.3. This is Elizabeth's new cat, Cookie. Note to Mr. Meow and Laugh All Day: You know Elizabeth under a different name.



Tuesday 2012-11-20 — Mint Freshness

121120.4. I helped DNA, a patent attorney, recently with his laptop. Basically, I upgraded his laptop from an old Ubuntu (10.04 Lucid Lynx) to a new Linux Mint (13 Maya). Today, I did a bit more. For people interested in Linux Mint, here's what was involved:

  1. DNA's Start Menu disappeared at some point after the initial work. This happened because his desktop switched somehow from MATE to Gnome 3. I switched the desktop back to MATE using a checkbox that I found on the system login screen.

  2. DNA wanted his regular IT person to be able to access the desktop from an external system. To address the issue, I installed xrdp on DNA's laptop. As a test, I ran rdesktop on my own PC and used it to display a desktop running on the laptop.

    One change was needed: xrdp didn't work correctly until I created a file named $HOME/.xsession in DNA's home directory. The file consisted of a single-line command that read as follows:

  3. DNA wanted to be able to run a copy of the old Ubuntu (10.04 Lucid Lynx) that he'd had in the past. Not necessarily on a daily basis but he requested support for this mode as a fallback option.

    This part was easy because I'd added a VirtualBox virtual machine version of 10.04 Lucid Lynx to DNA's laptop previously. I verified that the virtual machine was operational, made a backup copy, and showed DNA how to start the main copy.


Tuesday 2012-11-20 — Tweets are Neats

121120.5. Just some tweets from Monday and Tuesday. The poem has been extended.

<autismfather> Bacon & eggs on the grill this morning, teriyaki chicken in the crock pot for dinner... if I have to be alone, I'm going to enjoy it.

In the mood for food
Things old and new
Go in the stew
Eggs from hen
Hen herself too
Eat and enjoy
Then you won't be blue

<demingSoS> “I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.” Henny Youngman #joke

<BoldCoder> I believe Rodney Dangerfield used similar lines. Does anybody know if this was a tribute to Youngman? Searches are inconclusive.

<demingSoS> It does sound like something Dangerfield would say. :)

<Swizec> I made $730 by selling an unfinished book for 3 days.

<BoldCoder> Seriously, I'm rethinking how to approach my current book. Will you discuss some of the mechanics? I'll trade you a closer review.


Monday 2012-11-19 — General

121119.1. Slept abruptly from 9:45pm Sunday to 2:45am Monday. Rested further from 5:45am to 8:30am.

121119.2. I've lost 65 pounds now. It would be interesting to understand exactly what's happening.

121119.3. I spent most of the weekend working on a potential MySQL project for Phenek. Specifically, initial experiments related to database sharding. There's a summary at the link below. More notes may be added over time.


Monday 2012-11-19 — I See IRC

121119.4. A casual IRC exchange.

<OldCoder> KarenP, may I have a photo of your cat?
<thexyz> need to get some sleep
<OldCoder> thexyz, sleep deep need to reap

<rubenwardy> Never thought I would read that in this chat...
<OldCoder> What is odd about a cat?
<rubenwardy> It is an odd thing to say
<OldCoder> Not really in context
<OldCoder> Context is king
<OldCoder> Cats don't sing
<rubenwardy> Yeah
<OldCoder> But they are amusing

<rubenwardy> i hate it when my server is down
<OldCoder> Server is down
<OldCoder> So you have a frown
<rubenwardy> for normal people it is their phones
<rubenwardy> for us it is our servers

<OldCoder> For servers you feel fervors
<OldCoder> With phones I'll pick no bones
<OldCoder> But servers are needed
<OldCoder> This should be heeded
<OldCoder> Servers are crucial
<OldCoder> To our lives

<john_minetest> Servers are the lifes best pleasure
<OldCoder> Mail and websites and games
<OldCoder> When down servers take the blames
<john_minetest> Mine has no good rhyme
<OldCoder> Without these things
<OldCoder> How can we sings?
<OldCoder> No rhyme this time?

<john_minetest> What's bout the server name “Zeggletown” ?
<OldCoder> Not bad!
<OldCoder> Either Zegaton or Zeggletown
<OldCoder> We'll see the reactions
<OldCoder> If there are satisfactions
<OldCoder> To these options
<KikaRz> LOL

<john_minetest> We should make a book with rhymes
<john_minetest> with it we can earn lots of Dimes

<KikaRz> when im older
<KikaRz> ill write books
<OldCoder> KikaRz, why wait?
<OldCoder> Perhaps it's your fate
<KikaRz> '-'
<OldCoder> To write right now

<john_minetest> I should print out minetest source
<john_minetest> and learn it by hearth
<OldCoder> Hearth is fire
<OldCoder> This you should inspire
<OldCoder> Burn a trail true


Sunday 2012-11-18 — Tweets are Neats

121118.1. Just some tweets from Saturday and Sunday. Minor edits to save space.

<autismfather> What to say and not say to a parent that has a child with #Autism...

<OldCoder> I'd add that it isn't the child's fault for not praying hard enough or not “taking responsibility” for being different.

<Swizec> Spurred on by @oldcoder's positive remarks, today is a good day for writing. Rewritten a whole chapter in just over an hour.

<BoldCoder> Actually I'm @boldcoder here and not @oldcoder. Congratulations on progress. I'll look at the draft further this week.

<Swizec> “This book has 99 readers!” \o/ this is going better than anticipated.

<BoldCoder> Are they reading it at night? Disclaimer: Inside joke

<Swizec> Holy crap, I made $408 in royalties in the first 14 hours of sales of an unfinished book.

<BoldCoder> Good sign, When time permits, I'll post a Kiraly Cases book. Yours isn't controversial and it's moving. Mine has bizarre situations.

<demingSoS> “As a good rule, profound knowledge comes from the outside, and by invitation. A system can not understand itself”

<BoldCoder> Isn't this just one of several ways he's said this? Is there a justification for the assertion? Gödel Incompleteness?

<demingSoS> “Gödel Incompleteness” Could you please elaborate on this?

<BoldCoder> Crucial math theorem which may imply models of mind that are subject to limitations on self awareness. Debatable but interesting.

<WardPlunet> Flowers after the rain. Yes it even rains in Palo Alto sometimes.

<BoldCoder> You're located here? Not sure what you mean. There's rain here. Puddles outside now. I think I'll go for a walk and splash one.

<WardPlunet> Just moved down here for 3 months, and was so impressed by the weather and the 'rain shadow' so had to comment that it still...

<BoldCoder> Nice flower photo BTW

<WardPlunet> :) I am enjoying it down here in your area.

<BoldCoder> Eat at Armadillo Willys and Hometown Buffet. Browse at Keplers and Know Knew Books. Frys Electronics for fun stuff. Lots more.

<WardPlunet> Thanks for the local tips!

<BoldCoder> Sure. Feel free to drop me a line before you leave. If I'm still in the area we'll do lunch.

<WardPlunet> Will do. Thanks.


Sunday 2012-11-18 — General

121118.2. Slept abruptly from 9:35pm Saturday to 3:30am Sunday. That seems like enough but the suddenness of what happens at the start is disconcerting.


Saturday 2012-11-17 — General

121117.1. I slept from 8:45pm Friday to midnight. I'm writing this paragraph at 1:10am Saturday in the quiet and the dark. It is calm and silent.

121117.2. For Phenek's first poem, click here.

121117.3. Fell asleep again. Slept from 4:20am to 8:00am Saturday. As usual recently for a day after I eat, this wasn't normal tired.


Saturday 2012-11-17 — Higgins the Cat

121117.4. This is Mr. Meow's new cat Higgins:

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Saturday 2012-11-17 — Minetest virtual worlds

121117.5. I was given a new Minetest Creative World recently as a gift. The new world has been christened Veritas and placed online at location 30014 for now. There's a screenshot below.

To reach the new world, run a Minetest 0.4.3 client and connect to port 30014 at For clients see my site at or the Celeron55 site at

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Friday 2012-11-16 — General

121116.1. I slept from 9:45pm Thursday to 4:30am Friday. I chatted with Phenek and Tactician in the morning. They were friendly and positive. It's difficult to communicate what that's like. To be treated as human here and to be allowed to help.

Phenek was kind enough to speak with Physicist today, a reference here in the United States. As a note to my attorney, Physicist is the Christian Fundamentalist that you met a while back. The woman who's working with thermal inertia. And who wishes to use the technology to help JIEDDO and civilian groups.

121116.2. I spent Friday afternoon traveling to San Jose and back. I met with my attorney and stopped to eat on the way home.

121116.3. Due to eating, I was ill in the evening. This was the second day for eating since Saturday November 10 and probably the last for a while. Liselle has expressed curiosity about what the illness is like. It isn't vomiting or distress of that type. It's shakiness, rapid breathing, and exhaustion that leads into loss of consciousness. Not normal tired. The effects sometimes last into the next day.


Friday 2012-11-16 — Mr. Meow Has A Cat

121116.4. Mr. Meow has acquired a cat. A kitten, apparently a few months old.

Note: Mr. Meow is a pseudonym that he chose a while back. The person and not the actual cat. We may switch to a pseudonym with more dignity at a later point. Or not; maybe it's all right to be lighthearted.

Mr. Meow reports that the new cat is settling in well. The cat understands that people are there to serve; to provide food and to act as comfortable furniture. The dog of the household is dubious but will probably adapt.


Friday 2012-11-16 — When Do People Help?

121116.5. As a followup to Thursday's posts, Swizec read my notes about his book and said “words cannot describe how aweosme you are” (sic). When I questioned this, since it was too generous, he explained:

<Swizec> you're aweosme because you're taking the time to say more than just knee-jerk “Hey there's a typo there” reactions :)

It isn't “aweosme” to spend a little time. Or to try to help. This is what people are supposed to do. But there's still a lot I need to learn about how people usually act.

When do people help others? Discount the symbolic. The people who say “I'll think good thoughts. I'll pray for you. Now I've helped. Let your gratitude wash over me in endless waves.”

How common is altruism? Acts and not “good thoughts”. The investment of even a limited amount of time. Based on what I've observed in recent years it isn't as common as people pretend. But I've met those who give of themselves. These are the true Christians. Whether or not they're “Christians” by faith.


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