Organ-harvesting

Doctor Who: Ten [ENFP]

OFFICIAL TYPING by Charity / the Mod

Extroverted Intuition (Ne): The Doctor’s first approach to any new experience is excitement at its greater potential. He rarely takes objects for what they seem to be, but instead looks past them to their conceptual worth. He’s very quick to form accurate suspicions and discern others’ motives, and can even predict events in the short term (he realizes people are breathing in stone dust, which is converting them into a new kind of creature; he warns a woman  that she is no longer necessary, a second before her employers kill her as “the only witness”; he swiftly figures out the robots are waiting for Madam Pompadour to get “the right age” to harvest her organs, etc). He’ll often assert a statement and contradict it a moment later, indicating his ability to think in different directions at once (“No, it’s safe… well, maybe not safe… yeah, I think I’ll do a scan, in case there’s something dangerous out there…”).

Introverted Feeling (Fi): He can be oblivious to other people’s feelings, when absorbed in his own – so much so that his companions often have to tell him he’s being rude to get him to stop (usually he’s so excited about an idea, he doesn’t quit theorizing it in time to avoid making it an insult). His preoccupation with losing Rose makes him clueless about Martha’s gigantic crush on him. It’s a relief for him to partner up with Donna, because she doesn’t demand he open up emotionally. When asked about his former partners, the Doctor admits they’re “gone… but fine,” without expanding on his feelings about it. He broods. Intensely. He also tends to see the world in strong ethical terms, defined by right and wrong; right is whatever he decides, and he can be merciless and without pity in punishing anyone who violates his stance on humane behavior.

Extroverted Thinking (Te): The Doctor can shut down and go into a Ne/Te loop, whenever he has to make a tough decision; Donna berates him for intending to let everyone in Pompeii die, because the Doctor argues “it’s a fixed point in time” – it must happen. He chooses to accept his role as the catalyst for making it happen, because “it’s Pompeii or the planet… that’s all I needed to know.” The Doctor doesn’t like it when others violate the “code of the universe” (disobey galactic rules) and often reacts with harsh punishment (imprisoning aliens in mirrors, destroying the spider’s children, etc). Donna says, upon their first meeting, that he “need[s] a companion, to hold [him] back sometimes.” Sometimes, if he lacks the tools to fix a problem, he thinks they’re doomed.

Introverted Sensing (Si): Ten is running away from his past. He prefers not to think about, or dwell in it, too much, as it brings out his sadness over losing former companions, including Rose. When reunited with Sarah Jane Smith, the Doctor happily revisits their former connection, and even builds her a new K9 as a parting gift, making sure to give it all the memories of the previous model.

Note: When I started the blog a few years ago, he was one of my first typings, and I ran with the popular consensus that the Doctor is “an NTP.” I was intellectually lazy in forming my argument. Sometimes people argue he’s ENFP because he’s “so emotional,” but I don’t like that approach. It’s stereotyping. It’s his ethics, not how emotional he is (anyone can have feelings) that make him ENFP. He rarely makes purely emotional decisions; he has a strong Te, and loops into it a lot.

During an autopsy, internal organs are removed and examined before being returned for burial. But when Dr. Bill Anderson, the private pathologist who conducted the second autopsy, opened up Kendrick Johnson’s remains, the brain, heart, lungs, liver and other viscera were missing. Every organ from the pelvis to the skull was gone.
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Kendrick Johnson was a young, healthy, athletic, Black teenage male. Were his organs illegally harvested and secretly sold? 

This would not the first time a young POC’s organs have mysteriously gone missing: see the case of 8yr old, Gurkiren Kuar or 18yr old Gregory Jacobs

Two randomly selected cases (one from India) certainly do not constitute a trend. But often such trends are, by their very nature, difficult to uncover. And given America’s racial history and racially tinged medical ethics — most infamously, the “Immortal“ Henrietta Lacks and the Tuskegee Experiments — the question has to be asked: do organ donation needs negatively impact the medical treatment of near terminal cases and critical care for Black men and women?

And if the answer to that question is yes, and causes Black people to become suspicious of organ donation, then what happens when other Black people need doner organs? We are genetically more prone to hypertension and diabetes, and thus are often in greater need of organ donation…from a transplant system rife with racial disperities

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Grand Chief ‘horrified’ Alberta quietly allows organ harvesting from children who die in provincial care
First Nations children accounted for 78 per cent of in care deaths since 1999

The Grand Chief of Treaty 8 in Alberta says he was “horrified” to find out Alberta has a policy allowing for the harvesting of organs from children who die in the care of the province.

Treaty 8 Grand Chief Steve Courtoreille said he is upset that First Nations were not made aware of the practice until now.

“Having just learned of this policy, I am horrified, appalled and, quite frankly, mad as hell that this is happening and that it has been working quietly in the background for so long,” said Courtoreille in a statement.

With an already high number of Aboriginal children in care, a 2013 investigation conducted by the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald revealed a startling trend in the deaths of children in care in Alberta. The investigation uncovered that while only nine per cent of Alberta children are Indigenous they accounted for 78 per cent of children who have died in foster care since 1999.

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Harvesting Organs from “Prisoners of Conscience” in China 

In the article A Hospital Built for Murder, two journalists write that hundreds of Chinese hospitals started seeing a spike of organ transplants in the year 2000. In the last 16 years, 20,000-60,000 transplants have been in one hospital alone, which is tens of thousands more than could possibly be explained by using the organs from all the officially executed prisoners in China. Chinese officials say the hospitals get all their organs from the legally executed, as they have a minuscule number of organ donors and no culture of donation. But in undercover phone interviews, doctors admitted that they can get fresh organs on demand by taking them from live “prisoners of conscience.”

This spike in transplants took place just a year after China started putting people into labor camps for following the spiritual practice of Falun Gong. Thousands of people have died from torture at these camps. Tianjin First Central Hospital, the busiest transplant hospital in the country, is only 30 minutes from one of these camps.

Read more at the Epoch Times.

Planned Parenthood is fighting a losing battle...

June 1, a letter was sent to the Department of Health and Human Services to call for an official investigation against Stem Express (tissue procurement company) and Planned Parenthood (abortion factory) stemming from the undercover videos which came to light last year. The letter indicates that the Select Panel pouring through documents turned over by Stem Express, Planned Parenthood, the Center for Medical Progress, and other involved parties found that HIPAA medical privacy laws may have been violated in regard to information collected from abortion patients.

But that’s not all that was uncovered.

Contracts between Stem Express and three specific Planned Parenthood clinics on the west coast show Planned Parenthood was paid for only usable organs and not for the services as a whole. This means unequivocally that Planned Parenthood sold human body parts in violation of federal law. 

Here’s the portion of the contract between Stem Express and Planned Parenthood Mar Monte regarding payment:

For those confused about the language, POC means ‘product of conception’. In other words, Stem Express wasn’t paying for procurement services whether they could use parts or not. They were paying only for usable parts. Again, paying for body parts.

View full contract

Click here to view the letters sent to HHS requesting the investigation.

Anatomy taught by human dissection is an important part of medical training for surgeons, and postmortem examination provides vital clues to the pathology of diseases and thus their treatment.

This picture shows an antiquated method of removing the brain after it is severed from the body - from a 1905 manual of postmortem pathology by Henry W. Cattell (note the lack of gloves).

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Chinese Prison Guard's Revelations of Organ Harvesting Attract Official Censure
The biggest problem with organ transplants is not a technical one—it’s a matter of where you get organs from. — Liu Shuo, former prison director

Six Figures for a Heart

Kidneys were sold for 350,000 yuan (about US$56,410), a heart for over $960,000, a liver for over $560,000, and a cornea for around $22,000, according to Liu’s account. (The amounts for the heart and liver are significantly higher than is typically reported, and it is possible that the original post made a transcription error.) Between 2001 and 2006, the number of annual deaths at the Sihui Prison, including those who died of natural cause, numbered between four and six, Liu said. He said that he was personally aware of the harvesting of 16 people, all of whom were murdered for their organs.

Targeting the Poor, Uneducated

All prisoners go through health-checks when they arrive—a standard procedure in jails around the world—but the process was also used to identify potential candidates for organ harvesting, Liu wrote.

Chen Weiquan, a prison guard, was the first person to know the results of these health exams. Then, without arousing any suspicion, he would quietly identify which prisoners would later be killed for their organs: they should be healthy, but also not educated; poor, from a remote area, and not a recipient of any visitors.

These prisoners identified as harvest candidates are then moved into parts of the prison where Luo had absolute control, with no contact with the outside world.

Never Let Me Go

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In an alternative post-World War II England, 3 friends attend boarding school where they are treated as “special” to the outside world.

SPOILERS: Through interminable remembered conversations and the tedious minutiae of life at school, the reader slowly begins to understand that the children at Hailsham school are being prepared for a strange destiny. Narrated by one of the three young people, Kathy H., their secrets are revealed: everyone at Hailsham is actually a clone bred to provide organs for donation to “real” people.  When they can no longer donate, they die. 

Although billed as science fiction, Never Let Me Go is closer to The Chrysalids by John Wyndham than to Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. The novel could be characterized as “alternative history with a message”, which is fine by me. But to draw the story out in a gossipy, excruciatingly detailed narrative…..! The type of narrative where an event occurs in 2 pages but Kathy H. thinking about it takes a full chapter!  To be honest, I started skimming about a third of the way into the book and by the end, did I even care that they were clones destined to expire saving others? Not at all!

I think it was A.J. Casson, famous member of the Group of Seven painters, who said that when he was starting out in his career, he carefully copied each leaf of the tree into his painting.  With more experience, he realized that he could get better results by “suggesting” the many leaves with fewer but more skillful strokes. Mr. Ishiguro painted every leaf and leaf bud with–in my opinion–unnecessary detail: I couldn’t see the tree for the leaves!

I’m thinking this one fares better in the movie version….

5 out of 10.

Please sign this petition to stop forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China

In 2013 Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) initiated a petition to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights calling for immediate action to end the unethical practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China. The petition also calls for an end of the persecution of the spiritual group, Falun Gong, the primary victim of the forced organ harvesting.

For more information, click here or here

Ben Affleck could bang your mom.

Ben Affleck could also bang my mom.

Ben Affleck could hire a top-notch surgeon to harvest the organs of all of our entire families.

Ben Affleck has probably adopted an entire tribe in Africa, given everyone a new pair of Adidas sneakers and a million dollars and never said shit about it.

Ben Affleck has probably also killed a bunch of newborn babies as a blood sacrifice to his dark lord.

Ben Affleck sucked in Daredevil.

Ben Affleck also fucked everyone in their fucking faces with multiple movies, including The Town.

Just chill out and go see the movie when it comes out like you know you’re going to do anyway.