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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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The point? “The story is already out there, idiots. Keep it up and I'll demonstrate how something known as decentralized distribution works.”


Saturday 2012-12-22 — Random Cake

121222. The picture that follows is a Random Cake. Posted with permission.

Random had a birthday. It wasn't a major occasion, from his perspective. But, regarding the cake, he adds:

“It meant that somebody else in this world cared about me. And the ice cream was really really good!! Those cookies look good enough to grab right out of the monitor.”

Random and I go back a ways. As far back as Twisted Time and I do. While I was editing this post we talked about different issues. Things that are as important as cakes.

“I'm more isolated than you,” he noted. “I used to think I didn't need anybody to talk to but now I don't know.”

I asked him: “What is your life for?” He said something surprising:

“It is to help somebody somehow. Maybe to teach. To teach someone is to leave something of yourself behind. I wish to help better the world in some small or big way.”

This wasn't like the Random I'd known. He'd been intelligent enough, above Thomas Kiraly though not in Kenneth's league. I'd taught Random what I could and he'd done acceptably well from a technical perspective. However, over the decades, he'd made few attempts to connect to people or to be useful.

I asked him when his new feelings had started. And how he was going to help people. Or live on; this was clearly a mid-life crisis related to feelings about mortality.

“After I became 40 years old,” he said, “I think I became different. Some part of me will end up online... there's no better way to live on.”

I pointed out that he was saying things similar to thoughts I've expressed. I asked him if I'd influenced his decision. His final words on the subject were:

“I think everybody wants to be immortal in some way.”

Note to Mr. Meow: You met Random once. I thought it would be interesting to put the old and new worlds together. Same as with Twisted Time.

Image processing: I removed Random's name from the cake, cropped and scaled the image, and adjusted the contrast.