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  • Hair of the Bear

    My biannual haircuts at the end of April and October.
    See exhibitionism & Hair of the Bear

    half Moon

    🌛 🌛    🌓 🌓    🌜 🌜 

    The Moon phase is at at first or last quarter and is half illuminated.

    The First Quarter Moon rises near the middle of the day and sets around the middle of the night in most areas. In general, people see the First Quarter Moon more frequently than the Third Quarter Moon, which is primarily in the sky after midnight.
    The First Quarter Moon / Half Moon from timeanddate.com

    On the day of Third Quarter, the Moon rises approximately in the middle of the night and sets in the middle of the day.
    The Third Quarter Moon / Half Moon from timeanddate.com


    1. to make holy; sanctify; consecrate.
    2. to honor as holy; consider sacred; venerate.


    See Samhain

    Han Solo vest

    See photographer's vest


    See handfasting (Beltaine)


    Close, within reach.

    A tag and term I use for my working reference library.

    I have many, many books. Thousands of them. So many that I don't have the floor space for the shelf space to hold all of my books. Most of my books remain in crates and boxes when they aren't stacked on the hearth or tables. And most of those are not indexed in my computers or in LibraryThing. That takes time and it is tedious. I'm working on it.

    But I do have shelves in my sanctum/workshop and in the hallway just outside. So books I work with most often are within a dozen steps of my desk. Except for the food books, those live in the kitchen. And the sexual practices books live on a shelf in my bedroom with the erotica. I just don't have enough floor space in my den/sanctum/office or the hallway outside. I also have some Kindle references on my iPad and Macs. These are all “handy.”

    See also
  • bibliotheca,
  • book,
  • bookplate,
  • Handy at LibraryThing,
  • Readerware
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#handy

    Hanlon's razor

    Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

    Any sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice.
    — J. Porter Clark

    I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because rogues sometimes rest.
    — Alexandre Dumas

    Hanson’s Rule of Opposites

    See enemedia

    hard tool

    See Sierra cup

    Harvest Home

    See Mabon, autumnal equinox

    harvest Moon

    The full Moon that occurs closest to the autumnal equinox each year.



    This year's date.

    A WebTree fire festival & cross quarter day. Harvestpoint marks the beginning of fall and the return of the dark, staring at sunset the day before the midpoint between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox and ending at sunset on the day after (traditional three days).

    See also
  • Autumn,
  • borders,
  • Cornucopia,
  • First Fruits,
  • First Harvest,
  • Grain Harvest,
  • Lammas,
  • Lammas,
  • Lammas,
  • LAMMAS The First Harvest,
  • Lughnasadh,
  • What's in a name?
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#harvestpoint

    hasty generalization

    Hasty generalization is an informal fallacy of faulty generalization by reaching an inductive generalization based on insufficient evidence—essentially making a rushed conclusion without considering all of the variables. In statistics, it may involve basing broad conclusions regarding the statistics of a survey from a small sample group that fails to sufficiently represent an entire population. Its opposite fallacy is called slothful induction, or denying a reasonable conclusion of an inductive argument (e.g. "it was just a coincidence").

    hat trick

    A decisive action so skilled that it looks easy.

    Everyone is amazed by the razzle dazzle moment. No one thinks about all the work, study, and experimenting beforehand that made it possible.

  • In hockey, one player making three goals.
  • A natural hat trick is scoring three times in a row.
  • Not-so-polite disparaged sexual versions

  • For some men, having sex with three different partners in one night, possibly at the same time.
  • For some men, having fellatio, vaginal sex, and anal sex with one partner in one encounter.
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#hat-trick

    hate crime

    A crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward an individual’s national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

    A term made up by governments so they can tack on extra punishments if you do something to someone of a different race.

    Killing is killing, it shouldn’t matter what race the murderer or the dead guy on the floor is.
    Over decades of debate, I've never found a good reason why a “hate crime” is worse than a regular crime. Theft is theft. Vandalism is vandalism. Assault is assault. Murder is murder.

    The only reasons seem to be virtue signaling and increasing the penalty. Then all crimes become hate crimes.


    hate fuck

    Sex with someone you despise. Often used for emotional release after high stress. Usually abusive, violent, and injurious.

    See also
  • sex
  • ,
  • sex rule #11
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#hate-fuck

    hate hoax

    Someone lying about a “hate crime” to get attention or other benefits.

    See also
  • politics
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#hate-hoax

    hate speech

    speech that attacks, threatens, or insults a person or group on the basis of national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

    A highfalutin' way of saying "I disagree with your meticulously-researched, irrefutable facts, so I am going to organize a social media campaign to demonize you and ruin your life. But don't forget to donate to my Patreon."

    All incidents of “hate speech” not captured on video (involving being delivered by someone proven not to be a ringer) shall be assumed to be hoaxes until proven otherwise.


    Short for High-Definition Multimedia Interface, it is the first industry-supported uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. It's a single cable and user-friendly connector that replaces the maze of cabling behind the home entertainment center. HDMI provides an interface between any audio/video source, such as a set-top box, DVD player, or A/V receiver and an audio and/or video monitor, such as a digital television (DTV), over a single cable. HDMI supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable. It transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements and requirements. [Source: Adapted from HDMI.org]

    HDMI was defined to carry 8 channels, of 192kHz, 24-bit uncompressed audio, which exceeds all current consumer media formats. In addition, HDMI can carry any flavor of compressed audio format such as Dolby or DTS. HDMI has the capacity to support existing high-definition video formats such as 720p, 1080i, and 1080p, along with support of enhanced definition formats like 480p, as well as standard definition formats such as NTSC or PAL.

    hemera Aphrodites

    See Friday

    hemera Areos

    See Tuesday

    hemera Dios

    See Thursday

    hemera helio

    See Sunday

    hemera Hermu

    See Wednesday

    hemera Khronu

    See Saturday

    hemera selenes

    See Monday


    Adherence to one particular god out of several, especially by a family, tribe, or other group.

    1. the worship of a particular god, as by a family or tribe, without disbelieving in the existence of others.
    2. ascription of supreme divine attributes to whichever one of several gods is addressed at the time.

    Bowman considers most forms of white supremacist Odinism as henotheist. In a henotheistic cosmology, many gods are present but only one counts. All the others are mere “window dressing.” He thinks that white supremacist Odinists are for the most part hostile to Paganism, or dismissive of it as lesser or soft.

    “White supremacist Odinism may seek shelter under the larger Pagan umbrella,” Bowman cautioned, but “they do not play well with others.”

    herd principle, the

    Even suspicious marks will let their guard down when everyone next to them appears to share the same risks. Safety in numbers? Not if they’re all conspiring against you.

    heresy factor Dogma denies dissent.

    I’ve seen it in politics. I’ve seen it in feminism. I’ve seen it in religion. And it is the very heart of the climate change movement. Always, always, ALWAYS it’s the reason to seize power no matter what the law. We face an unprecedented crisis and we must sacrifice NOW. For the children. For the country. For the planet. For The Greater Good. No one is allowed to question, especially not the unbeliever. They haven’t read the approved texts. They haven’t mouthed the correct pieties. They can’t possibly understand or they would not be dissenting. It’s A Higher Cause That MUST Be Served.

    Invoking the heresy factor means that someone can go outside of existing law and custom For The Greater Good with no questioning allowed.

    See also
  • politics
  • https://lexicon.neowayland.com/hh/#heresy


    ❝Words matter. Actions matter more. Intentions don’t.❞

    1. One who willingly and without coercion steps between harm and others.
    2. One who acts to prevent wrong to another.
    3. An inspiration to others in deeds, words, or thought.
    The best heroes are the ones who don't know they are heroes before they are needed and still choose standing between harm and another.

    ❝Victimhood is boring. Heroes get my attention.❞
    1. a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of character:
    2. a person who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal:
    3. the principal male character in a story, play, film, etc.
    4. Classical Mythology.
      1. a being of godlike prowess and beneficence who often came to be honored as a divinity.
      2. (in the Homeric period) a warrior-chieftain of special strength, courage, or ability.
      3. (in later antiquity) an immortal being; demigod.
    5. hero sandwich.
    6. the bread or roll used in making a hero sandwich.


    High Holiday

    dates of borders between seasons

    A cross quarter day, a fire festival and a gateway between the four seasons. On my WebTree path, a three day celebration honoring the gods and marking the midpoint between the solstice and the equinox (or the equinox and the solstice). It begins on sunset on the day before the actual midpoint and lasts until sunset the day after (traditional three days).


    higher law syndrome

    The belief that your morality surpasses the uniform rule of law For The Greater Good and demands you defy existing law.

    This can be a good thing when fighting injustice. It did away with the slave trade and expanded American civil rights.

    But when not fighting for a uniform rule of law and especially if it's demaninding extra privilege, it's just tyranny under another name. That's when one class of people and demonized with their status reduced to less than average. We see that today in the BLM/antifa riots.

    Equal rights under the law is about equal opportunity in the present and future, not what happened to your ancestors.


    hobos, tramps & bums

    I learned a few things when I went on a couple of adventures “riding the rails.” There were three classes of people you’d meet in and around the railyard, on the “wrong side of the tracks”: hobos, tramps, and bums. They were all “homeless people,” but that term wasn’t used. Hobos were people there for the lifestyle; often well-read, dropouts with wanderlust. Tramps were people down on their luck; they rode the rails to get someplace there might be work or where they had a friend. Bums were those with terminally bad habits: lazy, dirty, usually dishonest.

    The distinction between hobos, tramps, and bums appears to have been lost. None of the new breed of street people are hobos, I promise you. They’re tramps at best, but mostly bums. But it’s now fashionable to call them “the homeless,” because the PC world likes euphemisms. Not so long ago, these people used to be called “derelicts” or “vagrants.”

    Part of the Orwellian PC trend in language is that you can no longer call something what it is. You have to make up a softer and less accurate description of who or what they are. You’re not allowed to offend bums, derelicts, or vagrants. Even though they are, by their very nature, offensive.

    Homo astra

    the star human

    Humanity unchained from just one planet and one place and one star.

    I personally may not make it but I know we will.

    From the beginning the stars have plucked our dreams and planted wonder. The stars are still there, inviting us to soar among them.



    1. the quality or state of being of a similar kind or of having a uniform structure or composition throughout : the quality or state of being homogeneous
    2. mathematics : the state of having identical cumulative distribution functions or values


    Living and manifesting society's virtues day by day.

    We will not lie, cheat or steal, nor tolerate among us those who do.
    ❝The honor is in giving truth when needed, helping when you can, and leaving the World a little better than how you found it.❞
    ❝Always do what you promised. Try to deliver more than you promised. Make it better today. Keep polishing.❞
    ❝I honor truth, liberty, and the rule of law in that order.❞
    ❝Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Do for yourself at least as much as you do for others. Don't do for others what they can do for themselves.❞
    Long term rules means honor brings advantage. Short term rules mean that honor is a disadvantage.
    Honor is a concept widely derided and discarded today. But honor is really nothing more than your personal credit rating. It is a statement of your character, and like credit, honor has leverage. It can move large numbers of people: elevate them, raise their spirits and their expectations of themselves. Honor and Courage and Character are beacons in the darkness; they draw all manner of people toward their light. Most people want to be good, to be brave, to be useful. They just need to be shown the way sometimes. And the only way to create such beacons to light our path is to commit to becoming one yourself.
    You Are Not Alone (Part 2)
    ➣ temporary copy of You Are Not Alone at Pagan Vigil

    Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. The friction tends to arise when the two are not the same.

    Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
    A Civil Campaign, a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold


    honor culture

    Built on the assumption that people earn honor and avenge insults on their own.



    a theoretical phenomenon of dose-response relationships in which something (as a heavy metal or ionizing radiation) that produces harmful biological effects at moderate to high doses may produce beneficial effects at low doses


    See kin




    See raven

    human+ or human plus

    See transhumanism

    Human Stupidity, Laws of

    See Laws of Stupidity


    My name for the study of humanity in all it's manifestations and all of humanity's endeavors. I've been studying for years. Here are some of the basics.

    • Humanity is a colony organism.
    • People cherish their passions.
    • Competition breeds progress and encourages honesty.
    • In the absence of understanding, triviality dominates.
    • Seek paradox for truth.
    • Resist dogma for growth.
    • Beware anyone who offers an absolute.
    Yes, there is a mostly finished book.

    If I can, I am going to arrange for it's publication after my death, just to really annoy some people.


    hunter/gatherer culture

    See stag to ram

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