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In May 2002, I included the following entry in my Quintessence of the Loon site:

Pythagoras whispering to Shakespeare??The Sodomite Prophecy added 7 May 2002
The page that first caught my eye on this site had the unusual title "Is Israel True to its Jewishness? A Parable on the Lost Password as the Name of God", but that was just the start of a magical journey through a philosophical and theological masterpiece. You can only imagine the flash of insight I had into the workings of time when I read "The Pythagorean Quaternary 1+2+3+4 = 10 (and its corresponding artificial Quaternary 1+2+3+2 = 8) is afteral a canon of transposition (metathesis) which through the symbollical association of numbers, effects a philosophical change upon the obligation of Sabbath commandment by substituting an occulted metaphysical architecture which are imposed upon the 10 (Words) Commandments as the canon within Scripture". Have you ever seen such a concise synthesis of religion, history, mathematics and language? Awesome!

The owner of the site was not pleased, and on August 16, 2002, I received the following emails, plus a message on my voice mail telling me that I was facing legal action. It puzzles me that someone believes in something enough to make a web site about it, but doesn't believe in it enough to tolerate even the slightest criticism. I was also surprised at how the matter escalated from providing extra information through calling me ignorant to threatening legal action over such a short period.

[The site is now at ../ni/history/08/0927dolfgrapple.pdf and is slightly different to what it was in 2002. Still loony, but different. PB 27/9/2008]


From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: Quintessence of a Loon Site
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 12:08:18 +1000

Dear Peter Bowditch,

I note with dismay that you have as and act of self-congratulation, added my www-page [ www.users.bigpond.net.au/dolfboek/ ] to your 'Quintessence of a Loon Site' [ http://www.ratbags.com/loon/may02/index.html ] with the following comment in support of your action:

"The page that first caught my eye on this site had the unusual title "Is Israel True to its Jewishness? A Parable on the Lost Password as the Name of God", but that was just the start of a magical journey through a philosophical and theological masterpiece. You can only imagine the flash of insight I had into the workings of time when I read "The Pythagorean Quaternary 1+2+3+4 = 10 (and its corresponding artificial Quaternary 1+2+3+2 = 8) is afteral a canon of transposition (metathesis) which through the symbollical association of numbers, effects a philosophical change upon the obligation of Sabbath commandment by substituting an occulted metaphysical architecture which are imposed upon the 10 (Words) Commandments as the canon within Scripture". Have you ever seen such a concise synthesis of religion, history, mathematics and language? Awesome!"

I have below attempted to connect this theological, philological (initial taxonomy of alphabet phonemes and their milesean ordinal number) and cosmological {Telos (6,000) = Arch (0) + c) autonomous chronological model to Don Beck and Christopher Cowan's vMeme psychological architecture. [ 1996 Don Beck & Christopher Cowan, Spiral Dynamics -- Mastering values, leadership, and change, p 19-20 http://www.spiraldynamics.org/ ISBN155786-940-5]

A MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTION OF SOUL REFLECTING THE PROTESTANT SCHOLASTIC VIEW OF THE GREEK/LATIN TERM 'TELOS'

What is TELOS {entelechy}? [Hebrews 5:12-14]

A Chronological a priori on Reason & Logos as: Telos (122J3W1D) = Arch (0J0W0D) + c

"The inner telos is that which accounts for form; in Aristotelian psychology held by the scholastics, the soul. In the basic philosophical sense of inner telos, or guiding form, the entelecheia is that which mediates between matter {Nature contains Nature} and form {Nature rejoices in its Nature}, potency {Nature surmounts Nature} and actuality {Nature amended in its Nature}. The matter or substance of a thing, as such, conveys the essence of the thing (essentia; ousia) only potentiality, whereas the form, as considered in itself as actuality, requires embodiment. The actualisation of the thing, the union of matter and form in development and occurrence, the movement from potency to act, rests upon the inner telos, the inward principle of self-realisation; the motive force of the development is kinesis or metabole, the activity or transition from potency to actuality.

http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/dolfboek/

Description of the soul as entelechy marks an important counter, both for philosophy and for scholastic theology, to the Platonic dualism of soul and body. Just as Aristotelianism allows no separation of form and matter and no independent, extramental existence of universalia, so does it deny the dualism or separability of soul and body. The body, in the Aristotelianism, is not regarded as the tomb of the soul, but as the natural place of the soul's existence where alone it can exercise its faculties of intellectus and voluntas and in which alone it can perform its formal function. In this view, the human being is termed spiritus incompletus. Thus the Protestant scholastics can call the soul the forma corporis, or the form of the body, defining the body itself as the formata, or thing formed." ['Entelechy' - Richard Muller, 1985 by Baker House Company, Dictionary of Latin and Greek theological Terms Drawn Principally from Protestant Scholastic Theology]

"'Telos' 122J3W1D = 'arch' 0J0W0D + c {

1. - Adam in 22/7=3W1D {22 Hebrew letters/7th day} NATURE contains NATURE {Biege vMeme} Remember the Sabbath? 2. - Noah in {26J5W} NATURE rejoices in its NATURE {Purple vMeme} Honor Parents 3. - Abraham in {40J4W} NATURE surmounts NATURE {Red vMeme} Intellect not Murder 4. - Law@Sinai = {50J} NATURE can only be amended in its NATURE {Blue vMeme} Avoiding spiritual adultery 5. - Xerxes in 457 BCE {72J2W1D} Act of NATURE {Orange vMeme} Theft of Universal Mercury as TORAH Sabbath chronology 6. - Jesus of Nazareth {10J=490 years - cryptic prophecy} Form of NATURE {Green vMeme} False Witness to the Forma Corporis 7. - Telos {Y6K = 122J3W1D & Y2K/Jubilee2000 myth} Engendering NATURE {Yellow vMeme} Covet sacred Cosmic Law (vMeme/Moment as Ennead/Enneagram) which in the Kabbalas Ha-Torah was known as the Triamasikamno (Trinity) and the Heptaparaparschinoch (Sevenness)

"And they showed me this calculation of the sun's movement {cycle of 28/56 years} and the gates by which he goes in and out; for these are the great gates which God created to be an annual horologue." [2Enoch 15:1-4; cf: Noachic use in Book of Jubilees 6:32-38] ] - Turquoise vMeme

6,000 / 666 = 9.009 ... [Eclipse 25/12/2000 + 6 remaining] - Coral vMeme}

http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/dolfboek/rudolph.html

- dolf


From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: Fw: Quintessence of a Loon Site
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 12:42:25 +1000

The following is a news reference to my WWW-page contained on the Spiral Dynamics WWW-page http://www.spiraldynamics.com/news.htm

"Those who have not recently visited Dolf Boek's work will find much new at http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/dolfboek/index.html. Given the situation in Israel/Palestine and all of the religious undercurrents in today's world, Dolf's perspective offers yet another way to view the forces influencing human nature."

But that doesn't account for your ignorance.

- dolf

The Spiral Dynamics site was featured in Quintessence of the Loon in July 2002. I am not sure that a recommendation from another loon site is useful.


From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: Please be advised that you have 7 days to remove your disparaging reference to my WWW-page from your 'Quintessence Loons Page'
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:08:45 +1000

As I am already proceeding with legal action a violation of Constitutional Rights by Australians, adding you to the list won't bother me. You have seven days to remove your disparaging reference to my WWW-page from your 'Quintessence Loons Page'. A failure to attend to this, will see the matter directed to my lawyers.

- dolf


From: "Dolf Boek"
To: "Dean Jones"
Cc: <loon@ ratbags.com>, <peterb@ gebesse.com.au>, <peterb@ bigpond.net.au>
Subject: BOEK ACTION REQUEST -- Re Litigation over Peter Bowditch's Quintessential Loon Site
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 10:13:11 +1000

Quintessence of the Israeli SodomitesTo: Dean Jones Eales & MacKenzie, Barristers & Solicitors, Collins Street, Melbourne

cc: Peter Bowditch loon@ratbags.com, peterb@gebesse.com.au, peterb@bigpond.net.au

29 August, 2002

Dear Dean,

At the following link [ http://www.ratbags.com/loon/may02/index.html ]is a copy of the letter sent to a Mr. Peter Bowditch of Gebesse Computer Consultants 6 Caprera Road Northmead NSW 2152 Australia {Tel: 61-2-96864390} advising him of my objection to his public characterisation of me as part of a philately of loons exhibition situated at his WWW-page called 'Quinessential Loon Site' [Ref: http://www.ratbags.com/loon/mailbox/sodomite.htm ]

I have ascertained that the pupose of this WWW-page has been established for the following:

"Seeing that the Web has so few pages containing links to places that webmakers find interesting, this site has inspired me to create the Quintessence of the Loon site at

http://users.bigpond.net.au/peterb/loon/

This will not be restricted to just new-age fluffery, but will become a catalogue of those places whose madness keeps the rest of us sane through laughter."

Peter Bowditch has refused my request to remove references to my WWW-page from his philately of loons collection and instead sought to further inflame the situation by augmenting the offending WWW-page with that request.

Dean, would you be so kind as to draft a letter to Mr. Peter Bowditch advising him to either remove the material or justifiy his prejudicial remarks concerning my Torah and Metempiricial Philosophical studies into the philological and cosmological equation Telos (6,000) = Arch (0) + c : arch kai telos oida {1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = 10}

And further advise him that following the conclusion of legal action against AXA (Global) Australia Pty Ltd, Mark Capecchi and Australian Casualty & Life, Diane Sisley as Chief Executive Officer of the Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission and the Victoria Police with respect to claims for violation of my constitutional rights under Section 116 of the Australian Constitution of 1901, that Mr. Peter Bowditch will be pursued for any further loss to reputation and discomfort that his WWW-page conveys.

Thank-you

Dolf Boek

<snip all the content of this page that appears before this email message>

A lawyer writes to meJust for reference, Section 116 of the Australian Constitution says "The Commonwealth shall not make any law for establishing any religion, or for imposing any religious observance, or for prohibiting the free exercise of any religion, and no religious test shall be required as a qualification for any office or public trust under the Commonwealth". What this has to do with me is something I will leave to competent writers of fiction. For another reference, see Boek v Australian Casualty and Life, Capecchi [2002] VCAT 92 (12 February 2002).


Lawyers are involved! See the letter here.


On 10 December, 2002, the High Court of Australia announced a decision which allowed an Australian resident to sue in a Victorian court for an alleged defamation in material published on a web site in the United States. Despite the fact that this decision has no relevance to any matter between Mr Boek and myself (we are both residents of Australia and the court ruling was about transnational litigation), it inspired Mr Boek to rush to his keyboard and send me the following emails. I should point out that when Mr Boek published my name, address and telephone numbers to several Usenet newsgroups he was acting in violation of the Terms of Use of his Internet service provider. If I were the vindictive kind, I could have his account and web site closed. But I won't.

From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: Your WWW-page as Impugnity of Life...
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 07:12:30 +1100

Dear Peter,

The recent landmark High Court ruling yesterday allowing businessman Joseph Gutnick to sue, gives me great comfort that I will soon have redress for your WWW-page as impugnity of life as human, religious and constitutional rights oppression.

Here is a recent newsgroup dialog on such a Subject as impugnity of life: "EDEN -- Now that we've had the Solar eclipse with a likely repeat in 28 years {viz. the Bible's chronology and hermeneutic}"

Gadzooks {Colloq: God's hooks, ie. By the nails of Christ} Alan, your soi-disance has reached to here!

"Dolf Boek" <dolf_boek@bigpond.com> wrote in message news:dL6J9.12964$B03.33770@news-server.bigpond.net.au... Alan have you soiled yourself again? That's what you get for dispensing impugnity with no rationale or substance!

"Alan M" <nospam@nospam.nospam> wrote in message news:Cj2J9.329$a5.1075@newsfeeds.bigpond.com... I wonder if they'd produce more gas than Dolf ?

DOLF BOEK PREVIOUSLY RESPONDED: A cup of vinegar to you too!

As usual, the only public testimony that Lawless (anti-nomian) and Godless "Teresita" <teresita@newsguy.com> as claimed depth of spiritual life as religious belief, is impugnity of life as the continued denial of others human, religious and constitutional rights.

"Teresita" <teresita@newsguy.com> wrote in message news:asvn6202b9p@drn.newsguy.com... "Alan M" <nospam@nospam.nospam> wrote in message news:UzII9.92999$g9.257790@newsfeeds.bigpond.com... >Do the cows understand what you're talking about ?

They're thinking, "This guy makes us mad cows look like paragons of sanity."

"Funny, I thought Jesus zapped the Commandments with his sacrifice: Eph 2:15: Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace" ["Teresita" <teresita@newsguy.com> Suggesting "THE STANDARD FOR HATE! at 07:22:04 hours 2002-12-08 PST]

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:vph9vukcctaghdpt6gekssad3svfhbp3v4@4ax.com... Oh, and gargle babble to you too.

SUMMARY OF CORRESPONDENCE: Speaking of goolies {Colloq: 1. a stone, 2. a testicle, 3. a gob of phlegm; also gooly -- Courtesy Macquarie Dictionary}, I was never much of a joke teller, but here's one from childhood innocence:

Q. If I have a mothball in the left hand, and a mothball in the right hand -- what do I have?

A. A bloody big moth!

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:q8r5vus2ioh1c47rkhuaclmqsle086pfh3@4ax.com... No problem. It is an excellent accompaniment to the poor thinking.

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:ldr5vu82ovqrblt7r7aqg37s3bptkpqpus@4ax.com... What ? Will Mr Eales post a message saying that you have passed on ?

DOLF BOEK THEN RESPONDED: I have no further public comment to make regarding whom I met in Lonsdale Street, Melbourne at Friday, 6 December 2002 8:42 AM being the time/date stamp that the phrase posted by "Shazzabazz" <shazzabazz@tpg.com.au> under this discussion thread was made to the newsgroups aus.religion.christian, aus.religion.islam, aus.religion.judaism:

"Today [Friday, 6 December 2002], while doing a human, religious and constitutional rights protest outside the Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission's Lonsdale Street offices, I briefly encountered a Mr. xxxxx a present employee of the Commission, with whom I was then conveying information on police matters, at the time of Chief Executive Officer Diane Sisley's capcrious and collusional meetings [with] then Chief Commissioner of Police Mr. Neil Comrie." [Posted at 0936 hours in a thread started at 0825 hours Friday, 6 December 2002 in newsgroups aus.religion.christian, talk.religion.christian.anglican, alt.religion.christian.adventist, aus.legal, aus.politics, aus.religion.christian]

----- Original Message ----- From: "Shazzabazz" <shazzabazz@tpg.com.au> Newsgroups: aus.religion.christian,aus.religion.islam,aus.religion.judaism Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 8:42 AM Subject: Re: -- Iraq's Foreign Minister's use of theological conceptions in accepting UN Security Council Resolution 1441 Wrote in message news:3defc5e4@dnews.tpgi.com.au...

So, it seems that someone tried to help you. Here is a trnaslation into the language you speak:

ging gang gooly gooly wachit ging gang goo ging gang goo

"Shazzabazz" <shazzabazz@tpg.com.au> wrote in message news:3def2afe@dnews.tpgi.com.au... Yes, but he says nothing with such wit and grace. Anyway, the really good thing about nothing, is it's nothing to worry about.

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:shr5vu8tlfm3lm5i648ijefvfm5i2nt9er@4ax.com... "Niall Taylor" <niall_e_m_taylor_at_hotmail.com> , emitted these fragments:

>> "Dolf Boek" <dolf_boek@bigpond.com> , emitted these fragments:

>> >I actually took it to be a death threat upon my life. >> > >> >1. ging >> >2. gang >> >3. gooly >> >4. gooly >> >5. wachit <-- Act of Nature >> >6. ging >> >7. gang >> >8. goo >> >9. ging >> >10. gang >> >11. goo >> >> And what does "ging" mean ?

>More than one gooly?

Aah ! He must belong to the Church of the Two Goolies.

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:vfh5vucabjfds6ki1g1b995e4rdvf74uju@4ax.com... "So how will we know if you have euthanasia ? Can you ask someone to let us know ?" [+Subject: How will we know if Dolf leaves us?]

"faust" <urfaust@optushome.com.au> wrote in message news:ich5vuge62de4gkmjr6d2og7d2t2a7mqq9@4ax.com... And what does "ging" mean ?

DOLF BOEK ALSO RESPONDED: As I said.

No I mean: "impugn+'ity' of life" as a practice engaged in by predominately heterosexuals who produce life by nature, but by words act against their nature. [Romans 1:22-32]

verb (t) to assail by words or arguments, as statements, motives, veracity, etc.; call in question; challenge as false. [Middle English, from Old French, from Latin: attack] --impugnable, adjective --impugnation //, impugnment, noun --impugner, noun [Courtesy: Macquarie Dictionary -- Macquarie University http://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/ ]

"Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. In this the love of God was manifested towards us, that God has sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

No one has ever seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and his love has been perfected in us. By this we know that we abide in him, and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son as Saviour of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him.

In this respect love has been made perfect among us, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as he is, so we are in this world." [ 1981 Nelson Thomas New King James Bible 1 John 4:7-17]

You are probably a hypocritical pagan neo-Egyptian marriage deification cultist who is in a state of denial.

But now that we've had the Solar eclipse with a likely repeat in 28 years {viz. the Bible's chronology and hermeneutic [x] = EDEN}, any monotheistic theology articulated by such astrological and chronological processions, are obviously subsequent, sub-ordinate and most likely you are engaging in further human, religious and constitutional rights abuses as 'impugnity of life'--That you are without God!

"Richard Parris" <***rparris@bigpond.net.au> wrote in message news:OLiI9.3895$B03.7891@news-server.bigpond.net.au... I meant to put this in the first post and forgot, I accidentally hit 'Reply' instead of 'Reply Group' and I find out that you've already taken the step of banning my email. Very nice. Pitty about the Jesus, because what if am am Him?

RP (Amen)

"paul tazzyman" <ptazzyman@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:3df1b9ff$0$30588$afc38c87@news.optusnet.com.au... I think the response was too quick for this to be typed by hand - Dolf is obviously a machine !

"Niall Taylor" <niall_e_m_taylor_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:3df1b80b$0$26157$afc38c87@news.optusnet.com.au... You mean impunity?

<Wayne> wrote in message news:9v2cneLzkpAYWGygXTWQlg@News.GigaNews.Com... Just more fanatical fundamentalist raving......*yawn*

If this is Australia only, stop posting to this newsgroup.

"Richard Parris" <***rparris@bigpond.net.au> wrote in message news:taxI9.6697$B03.13989@news-server.bigpond.net.au... Look at this! My post is over here now, very nice. I've spoken to my team today Dolf, and it turns out I am Jesus. It was a choice between me and Jennie Little (sic?), but I won out. Now as Jesus, I invented words, so I'm here to tell you that impugnity isn't one. So there.

- dolf

<Eternity>{Telos (6,000) = Arch (0) + c}</Eternity>

"Beginning ... 'Let there be light' ..." [Genesis 1:1-3] as a 3,500 year old scientific, 7th day Sabbath chronological a priori as hypothesis known as Torah Ha Kabbalas.

http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/telos


From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: -- Peter Bowditch's WWW-page as Impugnity of Life...
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 07:23:23 +1100

Dear Peter,

I note from your resume that you live at <snip my address>. And can be contacted in the following ways:

Home telephone: <snip> Office telephone: <snip> Fax: <snip> Mobile <snip> Email peterb@gebesse.com.au [Ref: http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/peterb/resume/ ]

The recent landmark High Court ruling yesterday allowing businessman Joseph Gutnick to sue, gives me great comfort as a participant of the Hebrew/Christian religious belief, that I will soon have redress for your WWW-page as impugnity of life.

Consequently a copy of my protest against your actions as further human, religious and constitutional rights oppression daily perpetuated by Australians, have been distributed to:

'alt.religion.christian.adventist,
aus.legal,
aus.politics,
aus.religion.christian,
aus.religion.islam,
aus.religion.judaism'.

Here is a recent newsgroup dialog ... <snip everything following these words, repeated from the previous email>


From: "Dolf Boek"
Subject: Re: -- Peter Bowditch's WWW-page as Impugnity of Life...
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 08:42:07 +1100

Dear Peter,

I'd previously expressed the view to my legal representatives that Mr. Peter Bowdiwtch had failedto take responsible action with regards to mine and my legal representatives previous correspondences which sought the removal of derogatory religious/sexual references and characterisations of me as mad on a WWW-page title 'Quintessence of the Israeli Sodomites' that is managed by Bowditch.

Bowditch refused to do so and instead subjected me to further unfavourable and victimising treatment, by augmenting his WWW-page with this futher correspondence.

I believe Mr. Peter Bowditch has amply demonstrated that his action falls within the provisions of 'finds committing' of the Crimes Act of 1958 and therefore the general arrest provisions of the Act which provides for arrest to 'prevent the continuation of the offence' and to 'ensure appearance before a court.'

To that end, I sought advice concerning the future possibility of drafting a suitable arrest warrant taken against Mr. Peter Bowditch, which seeks to have him extradited to an appropriate Victorian Court where he is to be bailed to appear before a court, to a dated subsequent to the resolution of the AXA (Gobal) Australia Pty, Ltd matter which will have a bearing on the claim against Bowditch.

As a criteria of bail, Mr. Bowditch should have imposed upon him, the removal of the offending matterial, with a court order imposed upon him to prevent further acts of harassment.

- dolf

SUMMARY OF OUR 11 DECEMBER, 2002 CORRESPONDENCE:
Dear Peter, ... <snip complete repeat of the previous message>


I heard no more from Mr Boek until July 2003.

Speaking of lunatics and law suits ... (5/7/2003)
I received a telephone call last week from someone who thinks that by calling his web site "awesome" I am somehow infringing his right to freedom of religion. When he first started worrying about this, he said that I was violating Section 116 of the Australian Constitution. That complete section states: "The Commonwealth shall not make any law for establishing any religion, or for imposing any religious observance, or for prohibiting the free exercise of any religion, and no religious test shall be required as a qualification for any office or public trust under the Commonwealth". As I am not the Commonwealth and neither make laws nor employ people in positions of public trust, I completely fail to see how this can apply to me, except in the mind of a madman.

The name of this person used to be Dolf Boek, and you can see his web site here, where he sets out his explanation of how God and the universe work. Or something. I originally commented on his site in Quintessence of the Loon, where I said:

The page that first caught my eye on this site had the unusual title "Is Israel True to its Jewishness? A Parable on the Lost Password as the Name of God", but that was just the start of a magical journey through a philosophical and theological masterpiece. You can only imagine the flash of insight I had into the workings of time when I read "The Pythagorean Quaternary 1+2+3+4 = 10 (and its corresponding artificial Quaternary 1+2+3+2 = 8) is afteral a canon of transposition (metathesis) which through the symbollical association of numbers, effects a philosophical change upon the obligation of Sabbath commandment by substituting an occulted metaphysical architecture which are imposed upon the 10 (Words) Commandments as the canon within Scripture". Have you ever seen such a concise synthesis of religion, history, mathematics and language? Awesome!

This displeased Mr Boek (as he was then called), and you can see his objections here, including an actual letter from an actual lawyer. Apart from the occasional mention of me in newsgroup messages, I heard nothing from him since then until the telephone call last week. He has now called again and told me that the wheels are in motion and I will be hearing from his lawyers. He also rang the CEO of the hosting ISP for this site and told him the bad news, including the fact that I am also going to be sued for linking to the publicly available records of the Victorian Civil and Administration Tribunal, apparently on the basis that my referring to a court case is a breach of his privacy. The strange thing is that he wouldn't tell the CEO his name, as apparently it was changed from "Dolf Boek" last week and he doesn't want to tell anyone what it is now.

I have two things to say to the person formerly known as Dolf Boek. Firstly, if you are planning to follow the example set by the performer formerly known as the performer formerly known as Prince and adopt just a symbol for a name, you should look out for the work of Hermann Zapf who designed an excellent symbol font for Lynotype. I am sure that there will be something suitable for you in the appropriately named "Dingbats" font. Secondly, if you think that linking to your web site and calling it "awesome" and "a theological masterpiece" is somehow belittling the brilliance of your intellectual discoveries and that linking to the public record of an occasion when you lost in court is an invasion of privacy, then you will be very excited about what happens if you sue me. If you go ahead, I promise to notify every television station, radio station and print outlet in Australia that I can reach of your theory as expressed on your web site and of the fact that you lost badly in the VCAT hearing. I will also point out to them your hypocrisy, in that you expect the right of freedom to say whatever you like on your web site but will not extend that courtesy to me. I also promise to publicly ridicule you at every opportunity, although the approximately 9,700 Usenet messages from you archived in Google Groups indicate that you are perfectly capable of doing this yourself.


Another day, another crumbling legal threat (10/2/2004)
Someone who had apparently developed a mathematical theory which either synthesised all religions into a single equation, or proved that God did not exist, or perhaps meant nothing at all (depending on which day of the week you read it) once threatened me with all sorts of dire consequences under Australian constitutional law. He even paid a lawyer to rather unenthusiastically ask me to cease and desist. After 534 days of quivering in my boots, I was relieved to be told that "I do not believe that Mr. Peter Bowditch, has sufficient cognizance of the underlying supernal aspects relating to the development of a mathematical metaphysical theological 'a priori' to grant his ego any opportunity for self-aggrandizing upon the scales of justice. Accordingly I am advising of my intention to discontinue any further consideration of legal action in the matter of his infraction of liberty of citizenship". Whew! That's a load off my mind.


Dolf couldn't keep his promise.

Now for some light relief (9/9/2006)
On August 28, a large envelope containing a bundle of paper and a CD was delivered by registered post to the office of Australian Skeptics. It was addressed to the "Skeptics Society of New South Wales", a body which does not exist. Two of the documents were printouts of web pages of such consummate obscurity that it was difficult (and perhaps even a threat to mental health) to decipher their content. These were also on the CD and you can see them here and here. Another document contained a mass of numbers which apparently have some numerological significance, although the "logical" part of that word might not really be appropriate. You can see this amazing thing here.

Some numbers

The final document seems to be a threat of legal action against me, and concludes with the following (almost) paragraphs:

Should there be no acknowledgement from either Peter Bowditch, RatBagsDotCom or the Skeptics Society of New South Wales (Australian Skeptics Incorporated) as to the Improper Nature of their respective conduct with regards to their characterization of me as the substantial cause for subsequent and continuing vilification.

A remedy will be sought to the claim of a religious and racial vilification under Section 8 as Victoria's (Australia) Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 Act No. 47/2001, will be sustained by a Natural Law, Common Law and Constitutional Rights argument (see CD ROM), and that will be a made in perpetuity, against your right to procreate within the Australian Commonwealth.

Delivery of this material caused both bemusement and amusement to the staff at Australian Skeptics, and, in fact, the guffaws coming out of Skeptics Central were loud enough to disturb the peacocks in the grounds of Ratbag Castle, which is almost on the other side of Sydney. Some fine legal minds have queried the last sentence of the threat and it is thought to be unlikely that any court in Australia would actually issue an order restraining my right to procreate simply because I hurt someone's feelings, but the question is moot for me anyway as I don't intend to do any more procreating. As an aside, it is interesting to note that the author of the threat is a self-confessed member of the non-procreating class, if you get my meaning. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

I was rather surprised to learn of more potential legal action against me from this quarter, as the author had written to me in January 2004 using the following words: "I do not believe that Mr. Peter Bowditch, has sufficient cognizance of the underlying supernal aspects relating to the development of a mathematical metaphysical theological 'a priori' to grant his ego any opportunity for self-aggrandizing upon the scales of justice. Accordingly I am advising of my intention to discontinue any further consideration of legal action in the matter of his infraction of liberty of citizenship". Perhaps that promise had a use-by date. But this is a new threat, so:


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