Friday, May 16, 2008
Jacque Fresco Utopia
Another clip of the excellent documentary Future By Design.
Check out a playlist of Jacque Fresco clips here.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
Moyers: Do you ever have the sense of... being helped by hidden hands?
Campbell: All the time. It is miraculous. I even have a superstition that has grown on me as a result of invisible hands coming all the time — namely, that if you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. When you can see that, you begin to meet people who are in your field of bliss, and they open doors to you. I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
The achievement of the hero is one that he is ready for and it's really a manifestation of his character. It's amusing the way in which the landscape and conditions of the environment match the readiness of the hero. The adventure that he is ready for is the one that he gets ... The adventure evoked a quality of his character that he didn't know he possessed.
I think it's important to live life with a knowledge of its mystery, and of your own mystery.
This is the threat to our lives. We all face it. We all operate in our society in relation to a system. Now is the system going to eat you up and relieve you of your humanity or are you going to be able to use the system to human purposes? ... If the person doesn't listen to the demands of his own spiritual and heart life and insists on a certain program, you're going to have a schizophrenic crack-up. The person has put himself off center. He has aligned himself with a programmatic life and it's not the one the body's interested in at all. And the world's full of people who have stopped listening to themselves.
What is finally the best austerity, what is the best discipline? The best discipline is to enjoy your friends. Enjoy your meals. Realize what play is. Participate in the play, in the play of life. This is known as mahasukha, the great delight.
The best advice is to take it all as if it had been of your intention — with that, you evoke the participation of your will.
The future can come from nowhere else but the energies of the psyche.
Our life evokes our character and you find out more about yourself as you go on.
This thing up here, this consciousness, thinks it's running the shop. It's a secondary organ. It's a secondary organ of a total human being, and it must not put itself in control. It must submit and serve the humanity of the body.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
It's a very interesting shift of perspective and that's all it is. Life throws up around us these temptations, these distractions and the problem is to find the center and you can survive anything. And the myths will help you to do that. And this is the quest for the inner life that will enable you to float down the stream like a human being instead of just some robot in the hands of a political institution. And that's what I'm interested in bringing forward here and I may not be changing the world but I'm changing people, and that's what's necessary, that's what's gotta be done.
Campbell: Eternity isn't some later time. Eternity isn't a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with time. Eternity is that dimension of here and now which thinking and time cuts out. This is it. And if you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. And the experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. There's a wonderful formula that the Buddhists have for the Bodhisattva, the one whose being (sattva) is illumination (bodhi), who realizes his identity with eternity and at the same time his participation in time. And the attitude is not to withdraw from the world when you realize how horrible it is, but to realize that this horror is simply the foreground of a wonder and to come back and participate in it. "All life is sorrowful" is the first Buddhist saying, and it is. It wouldn't be life if there were not temporality involved which is sorrow. Loss, loss, loss.
Moyers: That's a pessimistic note.
Campbell: Well, you have to say yes to it, you have to say it's great this way. It's the way God intended it.
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I don't think that's what we're really seeking. I think what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonance within our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive. That's what it's all finally about.
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
Mythology is often thought of as "other peoples" religions... Religion can be defined as mis-interpreted mythology.
Artists are magical helpers. Evoking symbols and motifs that connect us to our deeper selves, they can help us along the heroic journey of our own lives.
or How I learned to stop worrying and love the dimensional shift
Don't BELIEVE anything about 2012,
take responsibility for your own spiritual evolution now.
John Major Jenkins on RedIceCreations: Galactic Alignment part 1 & the rest
John Major Jenkins website
John Major Jenkins RedIceCreations link
The How and Why of the Mayan End Date in 2012 AD
on Conscious Media Network about 2012 & the Mayans
Maurice Cotterell and the Sunspot Cycle
Maurice M. Cotterell is an engineer, scientist and author who found a way of calculating the duration of long-term magnetic reversals on the Sun.
(UPDATE: review by John Major Jenkins of this Sunspot work is rather destructive, read Jenkins' Review of 'The Mayan Prophecies by Gilbert & Cotterell' here: "The effort to figure out what the end date is all about is commendable, but new perspectives concerning the astronomy of the Mayan end-date have already been published and point to a different and much more thoroughly tested and documented hypothesis - a hypothesis quite compellingly simple. As outlined earlier, my hypothesis is simply based on the astronomical alignment that occurs on the Long Count end date - the winter solstice of 2012 A.D.")
Using this knowledge he was able to break the codes of ancient sun-worshipping civilisations, In 'The Mayan Prophecies' he revealed how the mysterious beliefs of the ancient Mayas, who believed we are living in the fifth and final age of the Sun, were based on sound scientific principles.
How did a people living more than a thousand years ago in the jungles of Central America come to possess such extraordinary prophetic insights? His research reveals incredible pictorial evidence that proves the man in the tomb at Palenque, Lord Pacal, priest-king leader of the Maya concealed his knowledge in his tomb in an extraordinary way... and shared this knowledge and the higher orders of spirituality with his people, just like Krishna, Buddha, Jesus and others before him. (Another book lists Tutankhamun and Mohammed aswell.)
The tomb contains the Temple of Inscriptions which houses the famous "Lid of Palenque" (Which remains there because it weighs tons). When you look at the lid you just see a big picture. But when you overlay transparent copies at the right angles, more than 100 secret pictures of encoded knowledge appear! (The jade mask of Pacal found in the tomb can also be transformed.) This ancient knowledge is known and thrives today, concealed in sacred geometry, cherished by the Roman Catholic Church and the higher orders of Freemasonry.
What's really amazing though, is that this knowledge is not just encoded in the tomb of Pacal, but also in the Book of Revelation in the Bible, the decoded treasures found in the tomb of Tutankhamun (Which wasn't 'partially robbed and resealed' but the chaos was part of the riddle.), the statue and Tomb of Viracocha in Peru, Stonehenge and the huge Terracotta Warriors tomb of the first Emperor of China (Shi Huang-Di, who was said to be part Dragon. It was also said that his mother was impregnated by a beam of light emanating from the star Alpha Draconis. There are more than 8.000 life-sized soldiers in the tomb!)
The Temple of Pacal includes prophecies and predictions for our time leading to the year 2012. They reveal that the Mayan calendar prophesies the end of our own 'Age of the Jaguar', the fifth and 'final' 'sun' in 2012. (And the start of a new era, a consciousness and dimensional shift.) This, according to Cotterell's sunspot theories will be brought about by a sudden reversal in the earth's magnetic field. Click here for a synposis of the Mayan Prophecies (Co-written with Adrian Gilbert.)
Sound of Creation Awakens You
from the vid info:
The call comes before 2012: The time to awaken is NOW
In 2008 you will be awakened!
In 2009 you will be transformed!
In 2010 you will transcend.
In 2011 you will be enlightened!
In 2012 it will be over!
Read the entire article here at Divine Cosmos
GV: The 2012 Enigma by David Wilcock
Why our time dimension is about to become space-like
It don't get much weirder than this. The universe is about to lose its dimension of time says a group of theoretical astrobods at the University of Salamanca in Spain. And they got the evidence to prove it.
Time is running out - literally, says scientist
2012: NASA sees start of “new solar cycle”
Terence McKenna: Timewave zero clip (full vid here)
Terence McKenna on 2012 & UFOs - from Under the Teaching Tree:
"The ufo is a mirage, being cast backward into time by the transcendental object at the end of time. (...) It's a compensatory image that haunts time because time is a kind of hologram, time is a fractal and fractal means that the same pattern is embedded again and again in a relationship of self-similarity. So because the transcendental object exists somewhere ahead of us in history there must be necessarily a tiny part of it somewhere nearby. And this is what the ufo is I think, and this is why nobody's ever gonna show you a chunk of it, and they're never gonna put an extraterrestrial on television, because it isn't that kind of a creature, it's a compensatory image from the end of time.
We have been too long under the spell of the idea that only the past creates the present, the present is actually largely created by appetite for the future and this would seem to me a highly improbable idea had I not taken psychedelics and gotten this hyperdimensional view of the system that we're living in and then we can see that yes, history is not a random walk, it's not a series of undirected random fluxuations.
History is a proces of fractal self-complexification that builds on whatever it has achieved, and so upon the complexity of animal organisation is laying the complexity of human language, upon which is layed the complexity of symbolic signification of that language, upon writing is layed technology and so forth and so on, so we are in the sense of giving birth to or creating the object of our theology, which is a kind of god or goddess, and the UFO is simply an indicator that we are so close now to encountering the concrescent transcendental object that is able to haunt the skies of earth and people who live in trailer parks :p"
Daniel Pinchbeck: Postmodern Times Toward 2012
"Clearly, the shift to a higher form of consciousness could not happen passively. The transformation of consciousness requires not only personal work, but direct and surgically precise engagement with ecological, political, psychological, commercial, technological, and spiritual aspects of reality - as Nietzsche noted, the deed creates the doer, "as an afterthought." It is inconceivable that a movement to a state of higher consciousness could take place in a subconscious murk. Such a shift could only take place in one way: in the full light of consciousness. To accomplish this would require the complete engagement of our will and our higher cognitive faculties. We would have to decondition ourselves from negative programming, overcoming distractions and self-justifications and egocentric goals---to "abandon abandonment" and "escape escapism," as I was once told in a dream - in order to act for the greater good. At the moment, it is unclear how much sacrifice will be necessary."
Daniel Pinchbeck: 2012 The Return of Quetzalcoatl
Ian Lungold Secrets of the Mayan Calendar Unveiled (1of3) (the rest)
Based on the work of Carl Johan Calleman
2012 Streaming Vids
An Overview of the Mayan Calendar from Dr. Calleman's research
Carl Johan Calleman's Website
The How and Why of the Mayan End Date in 2012 AD by John Major Jenkins
John Major Jenkins interview on Conscious Media Network about 2012 & the Mayans (register)
John Major Jenkins website
Jay Weidner: 2012 The topology of time
Jose Arguelles Planetary Pilgrims
Albert Villoldo The Four Winds.org - MunayKi.org
General 2012 overview you wanna check out:
Terence Mckenna's Novelty Theory (Timewave Zero)
Daniel Pinchbeck and the return of Quetzalcoatl
The Mayan Calender in general & The Hopi prophecies
John Major Jenkins
Carl Johan Calleman (Ian Lungold lectures)
Love and weapons, kill much the same way!
With shaking hands we start again!
boy sets fire - falling out theme
us kids know, where we go
Arcade Fire: No Cars Go
Angels & Airwaves - A little's Enough
The children ran to see
The parents stood in disbelief
And those who knew braced for the ride
The earth itself then came alive to say...
More at the 2012 page.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better yet, build it. Predicting the future is much too easy, anyway. You look at the people around you, the street you stand on, the visible air you breathe, and predict more of the same. To hell with more. I want better.
Is it because we're having so much fun at home we've forgotten the world? Is it because we're so rich and the rest of the world's so poor and we just don't care if they are? I've heard rumors; the world is starving, but we're well fed. Is it true, the world works hard and we play? Is that why we're hated so much?
We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.
Why would you clone people when you can go to bed with them and make a baby? C'mon, it's stupid.
Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you accomplish is science, the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction.
"There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches. Every minority, be it Baptist/Unitarian, Irish/Italian/Octogenarian/Zen Buddhist, Zionist/Seventh-day Adventist, Women's Lib/Republican, Mattachine/Four Square Gospel feels it has the will, the right, the duty to douse the kerosene, light the fuse. Every dimwit editor who sees himself as the source of all dreary blanc-mange plain porridge unleavened literature, licks his guillotine and eyes the neck of any author who dares to speak above a whisper or write above a nursery rhyme."
Stuff your eyes with wonder... live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
You feed yourself. Make sure you have all the information, whether it's aesthetic, scientific, mathematical, I don't care what it is. Then you walk away from it and let it ferment. You ignore it and pretend you don't care. Next thing you know, the answer comes.
I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.
If we listened to our intellect we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go in business because we'd be cynical: "It's gonna go wrong." Or "She's going to hurt me." Or,"I've had a couple of bad love affairs, so therefore..." Well, that's nonsense. You're going to miss life. You've got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.
Recreate the world in your own image and make it better for your having been here.
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance— the idea that anything is possible.
Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.
The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little.
You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
— Alfred Korzybski
If you don’t know where you are going, any path will get you there.
— Lewis Carroll
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
— William James
An optimistic mindset finds dozens of possible solutions for every problem that the pessimist regards as incurable.
— Robert Anton Wilson
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning, a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
— Bruce Lee
For one man or one institution to claim that there is only one true way to godhood is an insult to the god they represent, because they have reduced Its omnipotence and omnipresence to the scope of their own minds.
— Gerald del Campo
First there is a mountain. Then there is no mountain. Then there is.
— Zen koan
Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.
— Jamie Paolinetti
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
— Kahlil Gibran
No matter how painful [an] ordeal may be, it must be treated as an adventure. Keep in mind that, up until this point, every ordeal’s purpose has been to prepare you for the kind of life you are now living. See where current circumstances are leading you, and how they are changing your life, and use this information to find out where you are going. It is an honor to know that you have been worthy of instruction. Remember that you placed yourself where you are now. Remember the ancient dictum: “I will interpret every phenomenon as a particular dealing of God with my Soul.”
— Gerald del Campo
Thanks Living with Magick
Faith No More - Evidence
The lyrics can be interpreted as the rigidity of some belief systems,
washing away the taste of evidence rejecting information.
(btw, I never post any music vid that isn't consciousness/conspiracy related)
If you want to open the hole
Just put your head down and go
Step beside the piece of the circumstance
Got to wash away the taste of evidence
Wash it away
I didn't feel a thing
It didn't mean a thing
Look in the eye and testify:
I didn't feel a thing
Anything you say, we know you're guilty
Hands above your head, you won't even feel me
You won't feel me
Faith No More: Stripsearch
F for Fake is a movie by Orson Welles, a personal essay film about art forger Elmyr d'Hory and the biographer Clifford Irving. A great display of how limited aristotelian logic is and discussed by Robert Anton Wilson in Cosmic Trigger 2. "Critical reaction ranged from praise to confusion and hostility" - If you're confused that means it's working, hehe.
It's over today
The heat is gone
Time is gone
F for fake
I feel no wrong
Hide no wrong
I love this place
Under this face
Only way to change
Give yourself away
Don't be ashamed
Next in line
Close one eye
Just walk by
In these days
I'm breathing stone
I'll win this race
I'll leave alone
Love this place
Under this face
Stripped to the bone
I did no wrong
Truth is my name
Give yourself away
F for fake
Give yourself away
It's my job to corrupt young people with a contagious infectious idea of individual freedom. It's my job to encourage you and to empower you. To think for yourself & Question authority.
One individual, with electrons in his hand, can bring down an empire. If you want to keep things moving, you should free the elements. Some people call that CHAOS!
"Throughout human history, as our species has faced the frightening, terrorizing fact that we do not know who we are, or where we are going in this ocean of chaos, it has been the authorities, the political, the religious, the educational authorities who attempted to comfort us by giving us order, rules, regulations, informing, forming in our minds their view of reality. To think for yourself you must question authority and learn how to put yourself in a state of vulnerable, open-mindedness; chaotic, confused, vulnerability to inform yourself." Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary Streaming Vids
Timothy Leary: How to Operate your Brain
TIMOTHY LEARY'S 8 CIRCUITS OF CONSCIOUSNESS-MODEL
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
I used a program called EyeQ, you can buy it, or trial download it from certain sites which contain a torrent of information ;p.
I highly recommend it, it only takes around ten minutes a session or something, do that daily for a month and practice while reading online or magazines, etc. I use a system where I group two halfs of a line pretty fast now and don't always verbalize internally and read down an article like that. It's not really necessarry to read letter per letter, you can go full words, groups of words and keep increasing with time.
Whatever techniques you learn, it will greatly reduce time spent reading articles, you can scan for information and you can boggle the minds of people who are reading along sometimes :p. I don't use it always as I like to immerse myself, but you can adjust speed and choose wether or not to verbalize internally obviously. I also don't use it a lot for the same reason when I'm reading books but it's very useful in boring or lesser parts ;). It's just a very useful technology in the information age, another option, an extra application of reading technique.
Not the least of Jung’s services to his time was his demonstration of how the dreaming process in man, far from being archaic and redundant, was more relevant than ever. Thissymbol moving between his dream and daylight self, however, was crucial at this moment.For years Jung had observed a sort of circular movement of awareness, dreams, visions, andnew inner material round an as yet unclefined centre like planets and moons around a sun. Itwas a strange rediscovery of what had once been called the "magic circle."
Read the rest (17 pages) here at Scribd.
Ted Talks Brian Cox: What really goes on at the Large Hadron Collider
http://www.ted.com "Rock star physicist" Brian Cox talks about his work on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Discussing the biggest of big science in an engaging, accessible way, Cox brings us along on a tour of the massive complex and describes his part in it -- and the vital role it's going to play in understanding our universe.
Braff describes the episode as both the most epic, and the most expensive episode so far, saying it includes "monsters, potions, evil wizards, giants, hunchbacks, gnomes – like "World of Warcraft", but Scrubs." (speaking of online games, I recently saw the Final Fantasy MMORPG and that was stockfull of stargate symbolism.)
The show begins with a stopping of time (the end of time and the beginning of something else) when a room of doctors and nurses don't react to the Todd's antics and freeze to make him go away - obviously you can't see that very well in a picture but hey ;p there it is. This happens in Sacred Heart hospital, the Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of the divine love for humanity.
The 'evil' bureaucratic Dark Lord Oslek(Oz)/Dr. Kelso with the hospital lawyer next to him warns the staff that doctors have to leave after their shift as tired doctors. "Go home to your sad, empty lives." Kelso
Then the main story begins with Princess/Dr. Elliot who can't find the diagnosis of a patient. Fool/Dr JD Dorian runs into her and asks her about when they were trying to kiss each other before (earlier episodes). She just says that he was trying to kiss her.
JD runs off in his 'what the hell' pose to mope to Dr/Knight Cox who doesn't care. In the background two young doctors are playing diagnosis jeopardy and the girl gets it right (Wilson's Disease) and gloats. [Wilson's disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues; this manifests itself with neurological symptoms and liver disease.]
Dr/Knight Cox goes home to his son and starts telling him the medieval metaphorical story. (Just as the kid from the Wonder Years gets a story told by his grandfather in the Princess Bride)
The Princess (dr Elliot) and the village idiot or archetypal fool ("does this hat make me look flyeth?") in a masonic jacket, and featuring a two-headed witch (hilarious symbol for a married couple, the nurse and surgeon), begin the adventure.
Princess Elliot throws out a dove for help (cellphone). The fool answers her call. "He was a collossal idiot." The narrator makes clear. The fool also recalls the kiss and asks her what's up, but Elliot turns the conversation to her maiden trapped by a monster (a patient whose diagnosis she can't find, the monster is the unknown). The Fool is the archetypal spirit in search of experience. He represents the mystical cleverness bereft of reason within us, the childlike ability to tune into the inner workings of the world.
I also like to see the fool as the one who realizes his ignorance, the one who sees the illusion of his belief system, his reality tunnel and starts out on a journey of truth and experience. These quotes illustrate how wise men realize their ignorance:
"True knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."
Elliot asks the two-headed witch "How can we defeat the monster?" and they/it/whatever send her to the potion shop (lab results). JD and Elliot set out on Sasha, a donkey, which represents JD's silly moped in contemporary time. Both are sweet rides to JD. But they run into the 'evil' Dark Lord Oslek(Oz)/Dr. Kelso. This symbolizes they are playing on the 'floor of the king', represented by the checkered masonic jacket JD is wearing.
Kelso can't stand them being in their forbidden forest (space), yet in the hospital, it's a metaphor for another doctor who was working past his shift (time). The lab results aren't back yet, as they're backed up there and their shift is almost over, so these are their first obstacles. But as in any heroes journey, obstacles are meant to be overcome. Obstacles are merely challenges that make the (and everybody's) story interesting and build character, literally and storywise.
Elliot sends out a dove (cellphone call) to Dr/Knight Cox. Who calls both Elliot and JD, 'Princess' :p. The Knight faces the monster, but this heroes journey is their own and the Knight - someone else - cannot solve their problem, it is theirs. "That monster cannot by slayn by sword alone." The sword here, is a symbol for reason. Some problems cannot be solved by reason alone. Dr. Cox tells them to find the Golden Ring, the diagnosis. He adds: "Remember what you heard, when you weren't really listening."
They go further on their journey, the janitor/giant temporarily saves them as a returned favor (which the hero can always collect on his journey) but are still busted (remain aware also when things are going well).
The hunchback/lawyer associate of evil Kelso makes clear along the way that while he's a good guy, his allegiance to evil is really "a self-confidence thing."
While captured, Elliot and JD in hard times come together and declare their love.
Kelso tries to suspend them both, but through the magic of language JD and Elliot make clear that they can't make the hospital liable for anything and thus escape by not giving up and knowing how to 'play the game.'
After escaping, JD tries to rekindle the earlier rediscovered love, but Elliot wants him to "FOCUS, we have to find the golden ring!" Aha! the power of suggestion. JD recalls dr Cox's words "Remember what you heard, when you weren't really listening." Out of nowhere in the forest come two fairies, which represent his intuition, "I just remembered something, I was barely listening." And he remembers Wilson's Disease from the young doctors. The fairies say "this is for you." The golden ring! Intuition and Synchronicity save the day once again!
The Golden Ring defeats the monster. The truth, the stargate, the solution, synchronicity, being aware within & without - defeats ignorance & obstacles. How can they be sure it's Wilson's Disease, JD knows she'll have copper deposits around her iris. "What does that look like?"
Radiant rings. Another wonderful stargate, through the Looking Glass Eye.
The maiden lived happily ever after. "Is that how it really ended?" Let's just say "that's how I'm telling it." Creating your own reality, making the 2012 stargate real.
Culture is not your friend, it's an impediment to understanding what's going on. That's why to my mind the word cult and the word culture have a direct relationship to each other. Culture is a cult and if you feel revulsion at the thought of somebody offering to the great carrot, just notice that your own culture is an extremely repressive cult that leads to all kinds of humiliation and degradation, and automatic and unquestioned and unthinking behaviour.
I mean the American family is what keeps American psychotherapy alive and well. This is a cauldron for the production of neurosis.
Part of what psychedelics do, is they decondition you from cultural values. This is what makes it such a political hot potato, since all culture is a kind of congame, the most dangerous candy you can hand out is candy that makes people start questioning the rules of the game.
From the lecture: "Into the Valley of Novelty"
Terence McKenna: Culture is not your Friend
Terence McKenna clip: Culture is your operating system
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Crop Circles to me don't seem to be a part of this reality to convince people of alien life, it seems they are here to make (some) people doubt current beliefs about reality. If this phenomenon were meant to convince people, the symbols would be burned into mountains and market places. Which would probably cause mass hysteria.
It's likely that some readers will feel aversion to crop circle material, because you've probably heard about folks making them themselves (the Plankers), well breathe and check out this excerpt:
"Even the Plankers themselves don't claim that they've made all of them, although they water it down a bit; words to the effect of: "Well, no we don't know who made that one, so there must be circle-making gangs that we're not in touch with." (Matthew Williams- CFZ Weird Weekend 2006) The Plankers are actually every bit as much “New Age” and "freaky" as most of the “croppies”, people like me who study crop circles as a paranormal phenomenon! They regularly report paranormal activity while they're making the circles. They carry out pagan ceremonies at their circlemaking sites too."
Some more alien self brainfood:
* Terence McKenna Live at St. John the Divine's Cathedral, Synod Hall April 25, 1996
Not from the page but my memory:
"People are so alienated from their own soul that when they meet their soul they think it comes from another star system."
"I once discussed this with the Mushroom who said, we are disguising this as an alien invasion as to not alarm you to what's really going on." Terence McKenna (paraphrased)
* Guerilla Ontology
"My observation of the Universe convinces me that there are beings of intelligence and power of a far higher quality than anything we can conceive of as human; that they are not necessarily based on the cerebral and nervous structures that we know, and that the one and only chance for mankind to advance as a whole is for individuals to make contact with such beings."
Crowley (1944) Plan 93 from Outer Space by P.R. Koenig
"Fiction, as a vehicle, has often been used by occultists ... Ideas not acceptable to the everyday mind, limited by prejudice and spoiled by a 'bread-winning' education, can be made to slip past the censor, and by means of the novel, the poem, the short story be effectually planted in soil which would otherwise reject or destroy them."
The Magical Revival by Kenneth Grant
* Here are some great UFO quotes that shed light on the deceptive nature
of the "alien" presence:
"But the UFO phenomenon simply does not behave like extraterrestrial visitors. It actually molds itself in order to fit a given culture."
See the rest here.
Read on at AP
Unfortunately, almost nothing can be found on video google anymore, though I think British folks can see some video on the BBC website, Americans can try Discovery Channel (going tribal)
The subtext in white which is barely readable in the pic says:
"A one man task-force for popularizing anthropology."
Monday, May 12, 2008
Manly P. Hall
Thanks Figgz you freaking rock! *guitar solo*
No matter how perfect you may think you are (lol! Any out there? :p), the fact this there’s always some small way you can improve upon yourself. Whether it’s broadening your knowledge or reducing your impact on the earth, there are seemingly endless little things you can do to make a change for the better. Here, we’ll discuss 100 of these steps, and how you can go about doing them.
This I Believe is a national media project engaging people in writing, sharing, and discussing the core values and beliefs that guide their daily lives.
I think this site might give me a few laughs, maybe some insights and possibly a heart attack, haha.
He turned, then, to face Jason. "I see something about you that didn't show up in your 4-D photo. It never does, It's always a complete surprise, at least to me. You're a six, aren't you?"
Waking to full alertness, Jason half rose, said, "You're also a six, General?"
Smiling, showing his gold-capped teeth - an expensive anachronism - Felix Buckman held up seven fingers.
In his career as a police official, Felix Buckman had used this shuck each time he had come up against a six. He rlied on it especially when, as with this, the encounter was sudden. There had been four of them. All, eventually, had believed him. This he found amusing. The sixes, eugenic experiments themselves, and secret ones, seemed unusually gullible when confronted with the assertion that there existed an additional project as classified as their own.
Without this shuck he would be, to a six, merely an 'ordinary.' He could not properly handle a six under such a disadvantage. Hence the ploy. Through it his relationship to a six inverted itself. And, under such recreated conditions, he could deal successfully with an otherwise unmanageable human being.
The actual psychological superiority over him which a six possessed was abolished by an unreal fact. He liked this very much.
"Why a 'Seven?' Alys had said. "As long as you're shucking them why not say eight or thirty-eight?"
The sin of vainglory. Reaching too far." He had not wanted to make that legendary mistake. "I will tell them, " he had told her grimly, "what I think they'll believe."
Reality denied comes back to haunt.
"There's a cafetaria in the (police) building," (police chief) Buckman said at last, as he drank down a glass of imitation Tang. "But the food there is poisoned. All the help must have relatives in forced-labor camps. They're getting back at us." He laughed. Jason Taverner did not.
I wanna post so much more but I'd spoil the entire thing lol. Check out the earlier posts.
The word entheogen is a modern term derived from two Ancient Greek words entheos and genesthai. Entheos means literally 'in God', more freely translated 'inspired'. The Greeks used it as a term of praise for poets and other artists. Genesthai means 'to cause to be'. So an entheogen is 'that which causes (a person) to be in God'.
Two Commandments for the Molecular Age:
Thou shalt not alter the consciousness of thy fellow men.
Thou shalt not prevent thy fellow man from altering his or her own consciousness.
"At one point consciousness-altering devices like the microscope and telescope were criminalized for exactly the same reasons that psychedelic plants were banned in later years. They allow us to peer into bits and zones of Chaos."
"Psychedelic experience is only a glimpse of genuine mystical insight, but a glimpse which can be matured and deepened by the various ways of meditation in which drugs are no longer necessary or useful. If you get the message, hang up the phone. For psychedelic drugs are simply instruments, like microscopes, telescopes, and telephones. The biologist does not sit with eye permanently glued to the microscope, he goes away and works on what he has seen..."
"People use the word 'natural'... what is natural to me are these botanical species which interact directly with the nervous system. What I consider artificial is 4 years at Harvard, and the Bible, and Saint Patrick's cathedral, and the sunday school teachings."
"Let us declare nature to be legitimate. All plants should be declared legal, and all animals for that matter. The notion of illegal plants and animals is obnoxious and ridiculous."
"Don't just eat a mushroom stem and see colors, eat the whole bag and see God one time in your life! A real God! Not some storybook bullshit God that's been fucking kicked in your head for the last 2000 years that you just accept with no logic what so ever, a real God that works for you. Everytime you deny your own logic, deny your own instincts, you deny your own God you fucking moron."
"The White Man goes into his church and talks about Jesus. The Indian goes into his Tipi and talks with Jesus."
Comanche Quanah Parker
"The fungi were placed on a table by the pool, I picked on up, it tasted even worse than it looked bitter, stringy. I began to feel strange, mildly nausious, detached. Everything was quivering with life, even inanimate objects. I gave way to the light and discovered a sea of possibilities, other realities. By that swimming pool I learned more about the mind than I had in 15 years as a diligent psychologist."
"I think any reasonable person can conclude that the redemption of the world, if it's to be achieved, can only be achieved through magic. It's too late for science. It's too late for hortatory politics."
Terence McKenna: The Psychedelic Experience
Sunday, May 11, 2008
Open skies over me
I am waiting patiently
I'll wait for a sign
As conspiracies unwind
Will you slam shut
Or free your mind
Or stay hypnotised
When the Zetas fill the skies
Will our leaders tell us why
Fully loaded satellites
Will conquer nothing but our minds
And I've waited patiently
And I'll wait for the sign
Carried through the centuries
Secrets locked up
And loaded on my back
Well it weights me down
When the Zetas fill the skies
It's just our leaders in disguise
Fully loaded satellites
Will conquer nothing but our minds
I'm waiting patiently
And I'll wait for the sign, yeah
And I'm waiting patiently
And I'll wait for the sign
Thanks to Malcolm in the Secret Sun comments ;p
They (lol, I don't even know what that means) also haven't been conditioned as much as the 'ordinaries' to accept all that bullshit negative programming. I really wanna raise this though:
"If everyone and everything is a reflection of your mind pattern". If. Are there any people who visit this blog that are convinced this is the case? (Please mind, that I'm not asking who believes this, I'm asking more than that.) My current catma is 'mind patterns' influence reality, that awareness is like a search light somehow. But to say that all is a reflection is way stretching it for me (at this time), but I'm very interested in hearing other views. [The "why do you choose to co-exist with them at this time" really makes me cringe btw]
Blade Runner-Illuminati Hollywood?
Check out more vids by 111Truth111. He interprets it all as hidden agenda it seems, I don't but the vids sure are interesting.
"You know what I miss? Sports." "You're joking." "No. I used to go the pyramid court just before game time. Scalp two tickets. If I timed it right, I'd just be sitting down at the horn. Sit back, let the energy of the crowd flow over me. Waves and waves of emotion like an electric current."And then check out The Fallacy of Live Earth London by Matthew Delooze.
Jason Beghe Scientology Interview
From the vid info: Jason Beghe is the first celebrity to leave Scientology and publicly discuss his involvement and then disillusionment with the group. He made it to OT V on Scientology’s “Bridge to Total Freedom” and discovered the best way to get free was to get up and walk out the door.
This is way better than I expected. I notice a lot of reshaping models, your 'thetan' (theta consciousness) is your 'soul/spirit', 'clear' is 'enlightenment', etc. Holy crap there are loads of parallels to the New Age and also Spirituality in general. Time to re-evaluate some of your own views perhaps? The sikes (however they write it) parts are hilarious.
The Mist Trailer
Hint: make sure in dangerous times that you're not trapped with crazy ass Christians that believe the book calls for blood :p
Ted Talks: Evelyn Glennie: How to listen to music with your whole body
In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music is about much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrum.
Saturday, May 10, 2008
A 360° rainbow around the sun, what else do I need to say? :p
Meta-Logic Café: Horns of Power
Wow! That took me places I haven't been before :)
Thuther Thought: We're in the Middle of WWIII = Wizard War III
Pretty self-explanatory title!
Mandatory internet warning for graphic image & awesome information ;)
For some fun paranoia: (everything can be fun when not taken too seriously ;p)
Atlantean Times: Is Jamie Oliver a Freemason?
Pseudo Occult Media: Stephen Colbert 33rd Degree Freemason?
Colbert on Fulford & Illuminati
You think Colbert read RAW & Robert Shea's Illuminatus or his writers did? :p
Colbert's show is weird, the humor doesn't always work (I can only watch Stewart's Daily Show and the Report every few months when really bored) and need I say again, a lot of republicans thought he was one of them when the show started, I mean ouch! How do you not get that?
The horns would mean I'm illuminati too haha. Though it's possible, Stewart & Colbert mostly stick to the mainstream stories & talk to politicians a lot on their shows (eww :p). I often see them as gatekeepers like Chomsky (9/11) possibly may be too - though never underestimate ignorance and Belief Systems, there doesn't always need to be a conspiracy ;p. Colbert was really freaking nervous at the president roast though ;). Then again the "see patterns where non exist" line tips it over the other end once more, mainstream media folk love ridiculing conspiracy and it's a great tactic to avoid the average joe from looking into such matters.
Colbert has a point here too though - confirmation bias plays a huge role in conspiracy research (& obviously synchromysticism too, though on a whole other level) which is one of the main themes of this blog, avoiding that! I think in finding patterns the only thing to keep sane and not make a mess of one's belief system is not taking it too seriously.
The Last Shadow Puppets "The Age Of The Understatement"
Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) & Miles Kane (The Rascals) are The Last Shadow Puppets. (That's one cool fracking band name!)
Directed by director Romain Gavras, their debut video is as big as Mother Russia, following our intrepid heroes' adventures in Moscow and includes ice skating, an Orthodox priest, Soviet tanks and a chorus of Russian Soldiers.
from the introduction:
There are many dangers to the human race, some real and some imagined. I believe that the trauma-based mind control which this book exposes is the greatest danger to the human race. It gives evil men the power to carry out any evil deed totally undetected. By the time the astute reader finishes this book, they will be as familiar with how to carry out trauma-based mind-control as some of the programmers. Ancient and more recent secrets will no longer be secrets.
Over the years, I have spent thousands of hours studying the Illuminati, the Intelligence agencies of the world, and the occult world in general. The centerpiece of these organizations is the trauma-based mind control that they carry out. Without the ability to carry out this sophisticated type of mind-control using Multiple Personality Disorder, drugs, hypnosis and electronics and other control methodologies, these organizations would fail to keep their dark evil deeds secret.
When one of the mind-control programmers of the Church of Scientology, who has left Scientology, was asked about MPD, he said, "It’s the name of the game of mind control." Research into this subject will never be complete. This book has tried to give a comprehensive view of how the programming is done.
We nearly only use the 'left' functions of our brain thanks to our educational system.
The 'right' part is simply waiting to emerge.
Holism: The interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit; the view that holds that the whole is greater than and different from the sum of its parts.
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift."
Jill Bolte Taylor: How it feels to have a stroke
Friday, May 9, 2008
“Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.”
“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.”
“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. ”
“Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!”
“I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.”
“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.”
“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.”
“It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.”
“Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.”
“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.”
“You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”
“Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.”
“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.”
“The only source of knowledge is experience.”
“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”
“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
“We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.”
System of a Down - War
We will fight the heathens!
We must call upon our bright darkness,
Beliefs, they're the bullets of the wicked!
One was written on the sword,
For you must enter a room to DESTROY IT, DESTROY, DESTROY!
Now international security, the call of the righteous man,
Needs a reason to kill man, history teaches us so,
the reason he must attain must be approved by his God,
His child! Partisan brother of war.
Of war, we don't speak anymore of war...
Cameo by Richard Dawkins at the end.
This live vid begins pretty awesome too with
FREEDOM WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE THROUGH DEATH!
God wants you to go to war! etc :p
There are people out there who actually take the lyrics literally instead of sarcastically... Ouch. It's like in "I'm not there", create nothing or it will be misinterpreted, I say create anyway.
I liked this comment too.
Another attribute of the mystical experience that lends itself to egotism is the overwhelming sense, feeling, or perception that one is experiencing things in a way that is primal — e.g. more real or truer than how one normally experiences things. The notion one has “seen the truth” is, once again, fertile grounds for egotism.
So the mystical experience — or at least it’s aftertaste — does not come without challenges. It is of course up to the individual how they deal with those challenges.
By Monica Hesse
"How many legs does a dog have, if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg." Abraham Lincoln
[*Note: Lincoln never said this. He liked a similar, more long-winded anecdote about a cow, but the dog version? Nope. Still, the quote is credited to Abe on some 11,000 different Web pages, including quote resources Brainy Quote and World of Quotes.
Though not technically "true," the quote makes a nice start to this article about truth, being topical and brief, so if we want to go with truth-by-consensus (very popular now), we can go ahead and just say that he said it.
Besides, by the time you finish this article, your brain might have tricked you into thinking that he did say it (more on that later), so let's just go ahead and leave it in. Okay?]
Read on, if you can handle it.
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”
“We can't solve problems by using the same level of thinking we used when we created them.”
“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
“Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.”
“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”
“There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.”
“Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.”
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”
“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.”
“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”
“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
“The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look on and do nothing.”
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”
“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”
“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.”
“I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.”
“It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer .”
“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”
“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”