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Pope Francis Confirms That SEX Is Simply Divine — And I Will Gladly Second (& Third) That.

by Anura Guruge


Click image for ‘New York Post” coverage. More from Google below.


Click to ENLARGE & read here. “Google News”. Got quite a bit of coverage.


You got to hand it to Francis. He got it RIGHT.

He had admitted to having a girlfriend when he was a teenager. I guess we NOW KNOW that he isn’t a virgin. Thank GOD for that.

This raises a number of questions though.

UNLIKE the pope, many Catholic priests CLAIM to be virgins. YES, they do. No jokes (especially about little boys). So, does this mean that these poor priests have missed out on DIVINE PLEASURE. How cruel on the part of God.

Does divine pleasure ONLY apply to married, hetrosexual sex? I hope to GOD it does NOT include little boys! I am not joking. And I won’t even mention sheep.

I assume that homosexual sex does NOT qualify — with or without boys.

The pope also goes onto say: “and guarantee the perpetuation of the species“.

That cracks me up — coming from a celibate.

So, God is OK with celibate clergy though that means that the clergy plays no role in perpetuation of the species. I don’t need to mention boys — THANK GOD. 

As for pleasure of food. The pope is walking proof.


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A Catholic Priest From The UK, A ‘Canon’ No Less, Gives My “Electing The Next Pope” ($2 eBook), 5-Stars.

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Click to ENLARGE & read. On Amazon.


This is Canon Canon Anthony Churchill, STL.

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This is the book. Available on Apple, Amazon, etc. etc.


Amazon product page. Click to ENLARGE & read here.



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Full Disclosure.

Father Churchill & I are NOT strangers — though we have yet to meet.

We know each other through my books. He contacted me over 10-years ago after seeing my “Pope Names” book. We have been penpals ever since.

He is no stranger to the readers of this blog. He helps me out.

But, his review is genuine. Honest. SMILE.

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Snippets from the book.

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IF You Bought ‘Tesla’ (TSLA) On Tuesday, When I ‘Implied’, YOU Would Have Made $200(+) A SHARE!

by Anura Guruge


Today, Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Market Close. << GRIN >>

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Post. SMILE.


Numbers NEVER lie!

Plain as day, $2,017 when I posted on Tuesday, $2,245 TODAY. SMILE.

Yes, I bought SOME TSLA. My kids already had SOME TSLA.

I bought my first TSLA, 3 (4 maybe 5) years ago, at $380 a SHARE. People told me I was CRAZY. SMILE.

I know I am CRAZY. I am CRAZY as a cat. SMILE.

Yes, I am SMILING.

I have been LONG, VERY LONG (like 6-years) on AMZN, TSLA, NVDA, ROKU (since IPO), AVGO …

So, have the kids, BUT they also have NFLX & APPL. SMILE. GRIN.

SMILE.


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You Can STILL Get The ‘Tesla’ (TSLA) 5-for-1 Stock Split Post Aug. 21 — Even Today.

by Anura Guruge



The STATED August 21, 2020 ‘ex-dividend’ date for getting the 5-for-1 stock split is ‘BOGUS’! SMILE.

I even checked with Fidelity.

While a stock split is considered a dividend it doesn’t work as with a normal monetary dividend. With a monetary dividend IF you BUT after the ex-dividend day, you don’t get the dividend, just the stock. The seller gets to keep the dividend.

Doesn’t work with a stock split, BECAUSE ALL the shares are SPLITTING.

Yes, I bought some. SMILE. I have been LONG on TSLA for years. I first bought TSLA, 4- or 5-years ago when it was $380. SMILE. Did NOT buy many. SMILE. Earlier this year I added a BIT (& bough TSLA for both kids. SMILE). Today I sold ‘bits-&-bobs’ & bought a bit more TSLA. Enough. Now, after the split, this Saturday I will have a ‘decent’ amount. YES, the actual NUMBER of shares matter IF you are an ADDICTED option trader like I. Smile. [P.S., If you could see my kids’ portfolios. SMILE. High risk, HIGH rewards. SMILE.]

Just thought I will share this with you.

August 21, 2020 day meant NOTHING.

You can carry on buying TSLA till 4:00pm on Friday, August 28, 2020 & still get the 5-for-1 split.

It is ‘OK’. You do NOT have to thank me. This is what I do. SMILE.


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My “Pope Names” Is Finally (After 12-Years) Available As An eBook — Updated, Expanded & In Color.

by Anura Guruge


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The 2008 PRINT version. This book was well received. Check Amazon … worldwide.


Some of the Reviews for the PRINT book on Amazon.

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In FULL color. Looks good.


Hard to believe. My 1st pope book! I was so, so new to popes & I was so tentative. Then I started getting all the feedback. Wow. People liked it. They had copies at the Vatican.

People started asking me what the NEXT NAME was going to be. That is what got me started on the ‘Next Pope‘ kick. Wow.

I said I would NEVER publish this book as an eBook. I was, obviously, WRONG.

The problem was that it was tightly-formatted & contained tons of tables. In 2008, eBook rendering was not good enough to deal with that. Much has changed in the last 12-years, PLUS I am much more experienced in creating eBooks. This took a fair amount of work & time. Close to a WEEK! At the rate I work, that is a LOT of work.

It looks good. I am PLEASED. I am proud of it.

Have a look. It is FREE to preview IF the $2 is too much of an ask.

It is also available, as are most of my eBooks (as of 2020), on BOTH APPLE & Amazon (i.e., Kindle). So, no excuses.



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My Considered Take On The Next Conclave.

by Anura Guruge



It will be uncanny — for those that lived through the U.S. 2020 presidential election.

It will be deja vu, but this time in the context of the Church.

Yes, since 1870 (or thereabouts) most conclaves pivoted on ‘right’ (traditionalist/conservative) vs ‘left’ (‘modernist’/liberal) considerations.

But, as with the U.S. (& Trump), Pope Francis has brought this to ‘a head’.

There is polarization like never before — both in the U.S. & the Church.

The HUGE, insurmountable difference between the U.S. election & the conclave, however, being that unlike U.S. citizens, Catholics have NO SAY. Not even Catholic priests, bishops or archbishops. Just (at most) 120 cardinal electors hand-picked by Popes Francis, Benedict XVI & John Paul II. Papal elections are NOT democratic. Papal elections hark back to the fiefdoms of the 13th century.

But, the battle will be real & bitter.

It will hark back to Vatican II — ’80’-years ago. It will be a ding-donger.

Stay tuned. I will keep you posted.


 


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I Dedicated My Latest Book To The Memory Of ‘Patrice Bourgeois’ Who Died Of Cancer Last Year.

by Anura Guruge


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Click image to access this post from 3-years ago.


Search this blog for ‘Patrice‘ for other posts.

She died under tragic circumstances — just over a year ago.

She was being treated for bladder cancer & she was led to believe that she was cancer-free. That was the last she told ANY OF US.

She died alone! None of us, family or friends, knew!

I found out, 4-months later, when I called the police & requested a ‘Wellness Check’.

She had died from brain cancer!

That might explain, some.

I wanted to do SOMETHING. She was on her own & died alone.

If she had been alive she would have helped proof this book. She would have written a review.

She was a good, genuine friend. An ALLY.

A father was a dear & valued friend too. A mentor. I met her through him.

This was the LEAST I could do.



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“Electing The Next Pope” — A Beginner’s Guide To The Next Conclave ($2 eBook On Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble etc).

by Anura Guruge



On Apple … 


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The title is self-explanatory. Next papal election. I didn’t call it ‘Conclave‘ since this is aimed at an audience that might NOT equate a papal election with a conclave! This is a book aimed at a different audience to my other pope books. This one is for the ‘beginner’. So, in this book I take pains to explain stuff I don’t in my other books. I also set out to be minimalistic. I called it “Goldilocks“. I really tried to keep the volume of content just right. Not too much; not too little.

Well, I have tried to give you a few images.

These days I make sure my eBooks are available across APPLE, Amazon, Android etc. I gave up trying to convince folks that Amazon Kindle eBook can be read on Apple. SMILE.

I was going to call this book: “Be A Bar Stool Expert on How Popes are Elected“. Well, you can catch the drift.

For those that want chapter & verse, I did publish this 518-page book earlier this year.


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Someone Despaired Of This Book. They Threw It Out Of ‘A Car’ Window On To The Road.

by Anura Guruge


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I found it during my walk. Yes, of course, I picked it up & had a look. It was heavily highlighted (in yellow) & was full of inane annotations. Not sure who threw it out & their connection to the person who annotated the book. Either way someone was not amused. I was. Cracked me up. Yes, a rather stupid book. I do NOT like to see books tossed out, but I can see how someone would despair of this book. SMILE.


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45% Of Buddhism’s Doctrines In One Picture.

by Anura Guruge


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I kid you NOT.

If you can understand & appreciate this picture you have mastered 45% of the Buddhist doctrine.

Yep. One picture that is worth 300,000-words.

I am NOT kidding.

It all has to do with the impermanence of all things living & beautiful.

This flower was at its glory for a few days.

Now it is withering. Soon it will be dead — & GONE.

So, will YOU!

That is a FACT. That is TRUE.

That is 45% of Buddhism in this one picture.

I am an EXPERT on Buddhism. I kid you NOT.


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