If you truly loved me…

This is a reblog from Molly Greye Many more funny stories there

Make Your Own Damn Sandwich

attentive-young-couple-watching-tv-sofa-15518294A young couple are cuddling together on the couch and watching some late night TV shows when suddenly the boyfriend’s stomach growls.

“Baby,” he says, “Do you love me?”

“Yes I do.” She replies.

“If you truly love me, you’d make me a sandwich.”

The girlfriend nonchalantly asks him, “Do you love me?”

“Yes I do.” he replies.

“If you truly love me, you’d get it yourself.”

There is an awkward silence when the show returns and the couple watch quietly. When the commercials play, the boyfriend makes the first comment:

“If you truly love me, you’d let me play my video games.”

“If you truly love me, you’d stop bombing the bathroom.”

“If you truly love me, you’d take less than two hours getting ready to go out, especially to Wal-Mart.”

“If you truly love me, you’d throw your disgusting ten-year-old ‘lucky’ underwear away.”

There is an awkward silence when the show returns and the couple watch quietly. When the commercials play, the girlfriend makes the first comment:

“If you truly love me, you’d mow the lawn.”

“If you truly love me, you’d learn to do it yourself.”

“If you truly love me, you’d eat your veggies.”

“If you truly love me, you’d stop cooking.”

There is an awkward silence when the show returns and the couple watch quietly. When the commercials play, the boyfriend makes the first comment:

“If you truly love me, let me go out with the boys.”

“If you truly love me, you’d remember our anniversary.”

“If you truly love me, you’d let me get a 60 inch flat screen TV.”

“If you truly love me, you’d take me to Italy like you promised.”

There is an awkward silence when the show returns and the couple watch quietly. When the commercials play, the girlfriend makes the first comment:

“If you truly love me, you’d give me a baby.”

“If you truly love me… um… ah… damn it. I’ll go make my sandwich.”

“I love you, jerk.”

I love you, crybaby.”

This is Disgusting

…and the implications are horrific, totally beyond the imagination.

Are we on the verge of creating Dr Frankenstein’s monster?

Miniature ‘human brain’ grown in lab

The “mini brain” is roughly the size and developmental level of a nine-week foetus

Miniature “human brains” have been grown in a lab in a feat scientists hope will transform the understanding of neurological disorders.

The pea-sized structures reached the same level of development as in a nine-week-old foetus, but are incapable of thought.

The study, published in the journal Nature, has already been used to gain insight into rare diseases.

Neuroscientists have described the findings as astounding and fascinating.

The human brain is one of the most complicated structures in the universe.

Scientists at Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have now reproduced some of the earliest stages of the organ’s development in the laboratory.

Brain bath

They used either embryonic stem cells or adult skin cells to produce the part of an embryo that develops into the brain and spinal cord – the neuroectoderm.

This was placed in tiny droplets of gel to give a scaffold for the tissue to grow and was placed into a spinning bioreactor, a nutrient bath that supplies nutrients and oxygen.

A cerebral organoid – the brown pigments are a developing retina

The cells were able to grow and organise themselves into separate regions of the brain, such as the cerebral cortex, the retina, and, rarely, an early hippocampus, which would be heavily involved in memory in a fully developed adult brain.

The researchers are confident that this closely, but far from perfectly, matches brain development in a foetus until the nine week stage.

The tissues reached their maximum size, about 4mm (0.1in), after two months.

The “mini-brains” have survived for nearly a year, but did not grow any larger. There is no blood supply, just brain tissue, so nutrients and oxygen cannot penetrate into the middle of the brain-like structure.

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Losing the Plot

It’s not often I agree with these purveyors of false prophets, but given the religious diatripe, this guy has got it nailed.

Society is losing the plot, says Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks was granted a life peerage four years ago

Society is “losing the plot” as it becomes more secular and less trusting, the UK’s outgoing Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks has said.

In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme, Lord Jonathan Sacks said the growth of individualism over the past 50 years was responsible for a pervasive breakdown in trust.

“When trust breaks down, you see institutions break down,” he continued.

He will be succeeded by Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, an ex-chief rabbi of Ireland.

Lord Sacks, 65, who is to step down next month after 22 years in office, highlighted the 2008 financial crisis and the declining marriage rate.

He said: “I think we’re losing the plot actually. I think we haven’t really noticed what’s happened in Britain.”

He added: “If people work for the maximum possible benefit for themselves then we will not have trust in industry, in economics, in financial institutions, we will not see marriages last.”

He also said institutions, including marriage, broke down “when you begin to lose faith and society becomes very, very secularised”.

‘Stable association ‘

“It’s not the fault of one government or another, and it’s not even the fault of government,” he added.

“It’s the fault of what we call culture, which is society talking to itself.”

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Comment:

The photo and religious affiliations are included to keep to the article format. They bear no relation to my point of interest.

But the guy has got it right.

Humanity, in general, has lost the plot.

We have become too egotistical, self-centred and greedy. That’s the way our culture has grown.

To my mind, it has absolutely nothing to do as to whether we are religious, or show off by going to church, it has simply become our nature. The dollar (pound, whatever) has become all important to the detriment of ALL ELSE!

Until we fix that, the plot will always elude us.

This situation is being exploited by the likes of this rabbi to say the church is right. WRONG, the church/es is/are as much to blame as anything, so don’t let fancy sermons delude you.