Wasted Honor -

Carl R. ToersBijns is the author of the Wasted Honor Trilogy [Wasted Honor I,II and Gorilla Justice] and his newest book From the Womb to the Tomb, the Tony Lester Story, which is a reflection of his life and his experiences as a correctional officer and a correctional administrator retiring with the rank of deputy warden in the New Mexico and Arizona correctional systems.

Carl also wrote a book on his combat experience in the Kindle book titled - Combat Medic - Men with destiny - A red cross of Valor -

Carl is considered by many a rogue expert in the field of prison security systems since leaving the profession. Carl has been involved in the design of many pilot programs related to mental health treatment, security threat groups, suicide prevention, and maximum custody operational plans including double bunking max inmates and enhancing security for staff. He invites you to read his books so you can understand and grasp the cultural and political implications and influences of these prisons. He deals with the emotions, the stress and anxiety as well as the realities faced working inside a prison. He deals with the occupational risks while elaborating on the psychological impact of both prison worker and prisoner.

His most recent book, Gorilla Justice, is an un-edited raw fictional version of realistic prison experiences and events through the eyes of an anecdotal translation of the inmate’s plight and suffering while enduring the harsh and toxic prison environment including solitary confinement.

Carl has been interviewed by numerous news stations and newspapers in Phoenix regarding the escape from the Kingman prison and other high profile media cases related to wrongful deaths and suicides inside prisons. His insights have been solicited by the ACLU, Amnesty International, and various other legal firms representing solitary confinement cases in California and Arizona. He is currently working on the STG Step Down program at Pelican Bay and has offered his own experience insights with the Center of Constitutional Rights lawyers and interns to establish a core program at the SHU units. He has personally corresponded and written with SHU prisoners to assess the living conditions and how it impacts their long term placement inside these type of units that are similar to those in Arizona Florence Eyman special management unit where Carl was a unit deputy warden for almost two years before his promotion to Deputy Warden of Operations in Safford and Eyman.

He is a strong advocate for the mentally ill and is a board member of David's Hope Inc. a non-profit advocacy group in Phoenix and also serves as a senior advisor for Law Enforcement Officers Advocates Council in Chino, California As a subject matter expert and corrections consultant, Carl has provided interviews and spoken on national and international radio talk shows e.g. BBC CBC Lou Show & TV shows as well as the Associated Press.

I use sarcasm, satire, parodies and other means to make you think!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sunday, December 6, 2015

The Vapors of Violence

Vapors of Violence –
On Earth, unlike it is in Heaven, we all feel pain and suffering. Although most experience this suffering and discomfort at different levels, none of us are immune to these vapors of violence and feelings that awakens us to the highest levels of emotions and consciousness.
 We all want to fight this feeling but hardly even know exactly how to do this without inflicting more pain or suffering. Violence is manifested from many various forms of inhumanity, it thrives on mankind to be cruel to each other and so far, has accomplished much of this through decade lasting wars and terrorism. These fumes or war and terrorism surround us daily and feeds the very substance of hate and violence.
Once you understand that these vapors, fumes of concentrated sufferings are a direct result of wars and terror driven by hate and fear, then you understand the collective form of anguish and agony which the world is now experiencing – a global pain and suffering that seems to have no end in sight.
 Dead Man’s Justice –

Violence is not merely the act of hate or fear related actions – it has tangible and intangible consequences. One might associate violence with the killing of others, whether innocents or guilty, but violence is more than that – it’s words – sharp, harsh, toxic and cruel worlds.
Words that may make a gesture to destroy someone’s humanity, mere existence or justify the act that triggered the violence. Once we understand what violence really is, the better we can find the truth of why violence occurs.
 Mankind has used violence in words or acts in the name of God, Allah, a prophet or a nation, a society, a group or a state and country and the list goes on forever. Violence is organized butchery and more often than not, a dead man’s justice.
  An Inversion of Suffering and Pain –
There are those who walks amongst us who do not feel the complete consciousness of pain and suffering. They have no longer the ability to feel or be sensitive to the suffering around them. Their callous ways often prompt us to wonder if they are man or robot but the fact is, some can’t measure or define pain or suffering.
 This immunity to human sensitivity is dangerous. It changes characteristics and behaviors drastically and sometimes, without a warning. This inversion of emotions turns into a perversion to inflict pain and suffering.
 Whether this inversion is an awaking concept or an unconscious transition is debatable by law or religious meanings of such behaviors but one is for sure – each aspect of our life is quantified, justified and determined on what your values are. If you live with negative values, your life will be filled with negative conduct, actions and consequences.
 On the other hand, if your values are positive, they fulfill your purpose in life and allow growth of love and understanding rather than the inverted hate and fear causing suffering and pain.
A Breeze of Violence - A Shield of Consciousness –
We have all been there – we have all been tempted to stray away from the inverted effects of pain and suffering. Whether we pretend or deny, those emotions, thoughts or collective forms of conscious awareness are always there and it takes a ruthless and brutal act to diminish those human emotions.
Normally, this is called a breeze of violence pending near us or around us. Thus we trigger another thought of ‘fight or flight’ and deal with the mechanisms of self-defense or some other moral justification that naturally deploys around us as a shield against these negative or hateful influences.
The stronger the shield, the more protection it gives you from evil sources targeting suffering and pain. It may start with annoyance from a friend or family member, a stranger or a group or organization; regardless, one or many can propagate emotions to an extreme to set you off.
This is compounded by disrespect, violation of your human rights, mere insulting or arrogant behaviors and other nuisance activities which escalate into a frenzy of hate, distaste or fear of more malicious related propagation towards your soul, heart or mind.
This is where the mind and heart needs to remain clear and rational – any other mental awareness levels work towards distorting the truth and reality and gives way to extremism or radical thinking. It is this shield to protect you against the propagation from the extreme messages that is instrumental to your own resistance of negative polarity thinking.,
 The propagation of hate is a powerful energy –
The suffering of the masses often translates into fear and violence. Individuals are dealing with deeply rooted social and political emotions that create positive and negative polarities with the chance of the negative infliction being so severe, it triggers more retaliatory or vengeance emotions.
 This is powerful enough to attract masses to a common cause or conflict., it is highly possible this is the trend that creates the trespass of justice and law and order into a space where time has exponentially exasperated the suffering, the pain and requires a reach into the dreadfulness of war, conflict or encounters.
 It is the conscious awareness that needs to track these sufferings and keep it in perspective as much violence today is based on the illusion that life or property (rights) are to be defended with counter violence and death if it need be, as they are now beyond the point of sharing their lives or property with those offending parties. This defeats all manifestations of non-violence and overrides all forms of common sense.
 In fact, it elevates the use of violence to commit the right to do so contrary by law or by societal approvals or norms. It creates a new group that claim to be non-violent but in fact commit violence in order to achieve their goals in life.
 A hypocrisy rarely seen from within, it stands out when you stand outside the circle of passion and notably often ignored or denied. Violence occurs when people start to transform beings into objects and measure other beings’ right to exist according to their own needs or desires. This evolution of thinking has now developed into a though process directly related to the cause and instill an emotion of revolution.
 Every Living Being Experiences Suffering –
hen life is good, ethics are clear, workable and comprehensible – when life is bad, a man’s ethical ways are reversed or turned into such a way that makes them believe these things in life are sacred to him and only to him and unwilling to share this with the masses.
 He purely devotes all energies for himself and a few chosen entities and neglects the needs of others in life. This upsets the balance of mankind, the environment and nature.
 Respect is disregarded and greed takes over. No longer willing to share life with others, they seek to control and dominate those around them, the environment and nature. One must be aware that such an absolute control is nearly impossible to maintain over time, and has negative consequences in the end.
 The high road is the only choice for mankind, yet they choose to ignore it when under the spell or mask of mass pain and suffering, justifying their means to take a low path rather than the higher one.
 There is death involved whenever mankind refuses to share and although we are all conscious of these so-called sacrifices; we chose alternatives that incense the suffering with more suffering.
 A vicious cycle history has repeated taught us. Therefore, instead of lessening the pain and suffering, they add greatly to the collective suffering of our world. It is clearly revealed that when ethics takes a turn to the worse, mankind has lost all compassion in all directions while losing its roots to humanity and disengages himself or themselves from the living around them and limiting their energies to only themselves.
 There is no denial there is human suffering throughout the world today. We cannot overlook the fact that many are people suffering in many diverse ways whether physically, mentally or politically, being persecuted or impoverished or just under the influence of tyranny and oppressive governments.

 The collective mass suffering the pain is the perpetuation of violence in this world. There are so many, there are no faces but ironically, if humanity would take the time to task themselves with resolving this pain and suffering, these faces will have names and end up creating a lesser burden of vapors of violence while reducing the suffering of many.
 Human mistreatments, wars, hate and fear created the need to cure these collective diseases in our lives. In order to end this perpetuation of violence we must address this mass cloud of suffering by wars, disasters, epidemic or other causes. The more we work on the cure, the less suffering and pain in the world. It is true this challenge is global and diverse in content.
 Violence has become the first reaction to pain and suffering as it lashes out to blame someone or something for the pain incurred. Sometimes, it grows so fast and so big it cannot be stopped in time as it influences a whole society or country. It can touch groups of people that know each other or not directly or indirectly.
 Hence the only cure possible is to bring the suffering in closer to where you are, live or exist. It begins with each of us to be more conscious of our choices and to actively participate in the alleviation of the suffering of others.