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Do Unto Others
© James Robert Deal March 18, 2017

Play first four verses as instrumental intro and then return to the beginning with song, with lyrics to start there and continue throughout the song. End the song by playing the first four verses over again as an instrumental, with guitar, flute, and rhythm joining in.

Click here for a PDF of the lyrics and chords.

 

1       4   1
Do unto others
4                      1
As you would have
4                    1
As you would have them
57  4      1
Do unto you.

 

6m              1                  6m           1
Hey, mister rich guy, I’m talking to you.
4            1                     57
Hey, big company, I’m talking to you.
4            1                         4                    1
Hey, big government, I’m talking to you too.
1    4      1              57    4  1
Do unto others applies to all.
6m          1         6m                 1
Hey, Monsanto, where’s your code?
4           1                            57
Your code of ethics; you should have one.
4                              1                 4              1
Hey, you fraudulent seller of carcinogenic Roundup.
4         5                   1
Monsanto, where’s your code?

 

4                  1
Profits must be
5                   1
Goal number two.
4                1
After doing something
57      4          1
Good for the world.

 

6m             1                   6m      1
Hey Exxon Mobile, look up not down
4              1              57
To solar and wind and wave.
4                  1                4            1
Stop drilling NOW. The future is green.
4                     1              57
Be a big green energy company.

 

6m             1           6m                       1
Hey Exxon Mobile, stop your frackin’ ways.
4                         1                              57
Your methane is even worse than your CO2.
4                     1                4                    1
Quit poisoning the water. Quit poisoning the air.
4                   1               57
Be a big green energy company.

 

6m            1            6m                 1
Hey Shell Oil, how much did you spend?
4                 1                    57
Eight billion dollars in the Chukchi Sea?
4                            1                      4                      1
You left. You said there was no oil, but really there’s a lot.
4                         1                                  57
It was Mother Nature’s storms that drove you off.

 

4                 1
Eight billion dollars
5                    1
Would build enough solar
4                                          1
Enough solar power to permanently power two
57                   4              1
hundred thirty thousand homes.

 

6m            1                  6m              1
Polluting the world is like soiling your pants, and
4                                     1                              57
Long term it makes absolutely no financially sense.
4                 1                    57                     1
You can make a tidy profit without fracking up the world.
1    4      1              57    4  1
Do unto others applies to all.

 

6m             1
Hey, cattle rancher. Take your
6m                             1
Beeves off the public lands.
4                       1
Give the buffalo and the wolf
57
a place to roam.

 

4                  1
Profits must be
57                  1
Goal number two.
4                1
After doing something
57      4          1
Good for the world.

 

1       4  1             4                         1
Do unto others applies FOR our descendants.
4                  1                    57
Our duty to those billions yet unborn.
4                    1                          2min                      1
Our sons and our daughters for the next ten thousand years.
1       4  1               57    4      1
Do unto others applies for all.

 

4                  1
Do unto our Mother Earth
4                    1
As you would have
4                    1
As you would have her be
5        4           1
A home for your children.

 

Hum or instrumental only:

1       4   1
So do unto others
4                    1
As you would have
4                    1
As you would have them
57  4      1
Do unto you.

In the key of C:                    In the key of G:
1      = C major                      1      = G major
4      = F major                      4      = C major
5-7   = G7                             5-7   = D7
6m    = A minor                     6m    = E minor

In former times it was expected that a campaign would have a theme song.Today, not so much.

I started writing this song in the Spring of 2016, when I was thinking about running for governor. I knew I could not win. But no one else was speaking up for a progressive and rational political policy. So I decided to do it. I felt an obligation to speak out about Governor Inslee’s traditional, uncreative, unenvironmental policies – as well as the follies of the Republicans.

So I wrote a campaign song.

Most of my songs have religious overtones. My theology is a lawyer’s theology. After two years of seminary, I concluded that the part of religion which matters most is law and ethics. It is the part which says we should do unto others as as we would have them do unto us. That we should do unsolicited good deeds for those in need. That we should learn to turn the other cheek and not return violence for violence or insult for insult or loud words for loud words if doing so will help stop the cycle of violence. Mine is a behavioral theology.

If there is a god above, and I hope there is, god probably cares not one wit what doctrine we believe, or in what form we worship him – or HER. But if there is a god above, he or SHE probably does care that we behave ethically toward others and that includes behaving legally toward others.

I also conclude that the rule of Do Unto Others applies to to all, including the rich, companies, and government.

I have concluded that the rule of Do Unto Others applies for the benefit of all, including future generations, and because the environment will either sustain or not sustain our offspring, the rule of Do Unto Others applies for the benefit of Mother Nature and the physical environment.

My first study was theology. I wanted to be divinity school professor. I went half way through divinity school. I was admitted to Princeton Theological with a scholarship to complete my master of divinity degree. But I did not go to Princeton. I decided that becoming a lawyer would do more to help me DO UNTO OTHERS.

In my book, when I list my degrees, I list 1/2 M.Div. A little humor helps.

Through my critical studies, I concluded that the admonition that we should Do Unto Others really did come from Jesus and from his brother James. The brother of Jesus really did write the book of James. I also concluded that Jesus never asked to be worshiped, that instead he asked to be followed. That means he called us first and foremost to Do Unto Others.

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LEARNING HOW TO MAKE MUSIC

I am an average musician. I play piano, guitar, and flute. I compose my own music. Although I am only an average musician, I am a very good music teacher, when it comes to teaching the basics.

This is me playing Bach’s Minuet in G. This my interpretation of Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier.

Music is a doorway that opens up new paths to learning. Music can help children to be happier, to be more calm and centered. Music can be therapeutic and can help special needs children to move forward. Music can help those in mental hospitals and prisons.

I will outline my educational theory about teaching the core principals of music:

1) Play easier, simpler songs. Play slowly. Play within your skill level.

2) Learn to stay on the beat. A small drum might be the first instrument a parent might buy a child. A drum is not physically difficult to pray, as for example, is a violin. Google for “metronome” and tap on the table in time with it. It is surprisingly difficult. It takes practice and concentration. But it is the necessary first step in becoming a musician. You can tell when you are on the beat when the metronome and your tapping merge into each other and you are only hearing one tap. A musician who cannot stay on the beat is not a musician. Rappers stay on the beat. A rapper may not be making a tune, but he is staying on the beat. Rapping was one of the first forms of music. The Iliad and the Odyssey were recited to a beat. If you want to specialize in rhythm, buy an electronic drum set, which neighbors prefer as it can be played with headphones.

3) Learn to sing in tune and later to play in tune. Learn to sing before you learn to play. Go to https://onlinetonegenerator.com and set the pitch to 300 cycles per second. Open a new window and go to the same web site and set the pitch to 320, then 310, then 305, and then 301. Learn the sound of being out of tune so you can learn the sound of being in tune. Intonation can be learned. Babies and even fetuses can learn to appreciate music before anything else. Music is mathematical. It is beats per second and ratios.

4) Learn dynamic range. This is varying how loudly you play, as in Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, from very soft to very loud, up and down. Most rock music starts medium loud, rises to extremely loud, and remains extremely loud to the end. Variation in dynamic range adds another dimension to music and makes it much more interesting.

5) Learn silence. When you have not learned your part or do not have anything good to play, don’t play anything. Don’t muddy the waters. Practice your part silently in your head. Come back in and start playing again when you get to a place in the music where you can play well.

6) Take turns. Even when you have learned your part, give others a chance to solo by dropping out until the next gap.

7) Learn to vary speed. Part of music is changing tempos. You can speed up and slow down, but only when you intend to, particularly at the end of a song or when doing a bridge. Or you can double your speed or reduce your speed by half.

8) Learn the Do-Re-Mi system. Once you know it you can figure out how to play songs you hear, how to improvise, and how to change keysy. Learning the Do-Re-Mi system is easier than learning to read notes.

9) Learn to read notes. Learning to read notes is far easier than learning to read words. Notes are wiziwig. They are played exactly as they are written and written exactly as they are played.

10) Learn vibrato, which is singing and playing slightly above and then slightly below and then back on the target pitch. Vibrato should not be used constantly, as is the case with some soprano opera singers. Use vibrato but not always. Return frequently to the exact target pitch. Use vibrato to find the target pitch. Use vibrato to cover up when you are off pitch.

11) After drum, acquire an inexpensive electronic keyboard. The keyboard is the easiest instrument to play after the drum. There are small keyboards for small hands. Buy headphones so you or your child will not drive others crazy during the learning phase.

Music is an important skill, one that all children can learn and need to learn. Music is a skill adults can learn and which is helpful to learn. If you studied music as a child, you will find that it will come back to you quickly and that you will make faster progress given that you are more mature.

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James Robert Deal, Broker and Attorney
Broker with Agency One Realty LLC
WSBA # 8103, DOL # 39666
425-774-6611, 888-999-2022
425-776-8081 fax
James at James Deal dot com
www.WashingtonAttorneyBroker.com
www.Mortgage-Modification-Attorney.com
www.Fluoride-Class-Action.com
www.JamesRobertDeal.org

Chemtrails criss-crossing over Lynnwood Washington

Chemtrails criss-crossing over Lynnwood Washington, probably the result of coal fly ash added to jet fuel, including aluminum oxide, which burns hot and comes with its own oxygen.