1.100.20 Directions for everyone else (The empty bowl symbol every Thursday)

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Andronicos "The Great" as Director of the Human Race and Manager Planet Earth commands and Andronicos "The Cynic" responds as follows.........


Every 12th of the month

While 'B' list World rulers are taking part in their mandatory fasting (and optionally so are 'A' list World rulers as a sign of support) on the 12th of every month until starvation is eradicated from the planet, I direct families to prepare unusual delicious meals popular with other tribes. I direct bakeries to prepare special international cakes and restaurants and supermarkets special snacks that look nice and smell nice which are not normally found locally - all on the 12th of every month. "Eat for peace" on the 12th, ideally as families, while 'B' rulers watch and salivate.

When hunger is finally eradicated from the planet, I direct that on the evening of the 12th forever more, delicious inexpensive buffets be prepared in every village, town and city worldwide. Restaurants should compete to be the best. Children should always be reminded why they are fortunate enough to take part in this monthly global custom and why it was not always this way.

Every Thursday: The empty bowl symbol


From December 12 2003, everyone in the World is directed to place an empty bowl upside down next to them when having their Thursday evening meal. Any bowl will do, preferably slightly cracked, chipped or old. One per family. Until starvation is eradicated from the planet this symbolism will serve as a reminder to all Earth's children that there are hungry people in the World. Reputable restaurants are commanded to take part in this non-religious yet simple humanist ritual.

When hunger is finally eradicated from the planet, everyone should continue this custom forever more wherever mankind eventually travels to in the universe. It will serve as a reminder of the dark days before the human race became civilised. From the year 1 ACH empty cracked bowls will be replaced by pretty hand painted ones created by children in their first years at school.

Every Day

"I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he cannot have a chicken in his pot every Sunday." King Henry IV

"As of today, smell your food."
Andronicos "The Great"

I direct that the new custom of smelling one's own food is instigated. This will be done for two reasons - firstly as a sign of appreciation to the cook's skills in creating a dish that not only looks and tastes good, but also smells good, and secondly - as a reminder that there are many of Earth's children who have no food to see, smell or eat.

(For hygiene purposes avoid the rudeness of smelling other people's food or smelling common dishes that are for sharing. Adults may overrule this food smelling initiative for minors who are in their presence or custody.)


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