The New Agora March 2018

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Why the Modern Day T View of Animals is Wrong

he remorse, way guilt or in which sadness for the human race having to do so? views animals Why do we not view that live in the wild animals in that light? seems to be a “fighting Why do we view animals By Arjun Walia to survive” live or die type in a view that portrays lower of existence and mentality. intelligence when many times A “tough” and “macho” type of they demonstrate behavior that energy. Although one cannot deny the human beings can learn from? fact that this type of existence is true for Would animals even kill in the wild if many different types of animals that live in it weren’t necessary for their survival? There the wild, it’s not a bad idea to ask ourselves if are countless examples of animals of different it’s always been that way. species befriending one another; here (www. If it has been then why? If it hasn’t then why not? If we take a closer look, it’s not is a video of a lion saving a baby calf from hard to see that we’ve missed something very another lion attack. Here ( important when it comes to wild animals, com/watch?v=oxDZW4k8tCY) so lets take a closer look at some of these is a video of a group of whales not eating questions. a seal (which Orca whales commonly do). In fact, they were training their young and Has It Always Been This Way? decided to put the seal back up on the ice when There are many examples of altruism they were done. between different species in the wild, many It’s clear that cross species altruism can instances have been caught on camera, a occur, the amount we see of it today proves simple YouTube search would suffice. It’s that. likely that the percentage of altruism between Maybe one day our species will evolve to different species could be much higher than the point where we view animals in a different observed given the fact that the wild animal light, as equals, as gifts and as something to activity that can be filmed in the wilderness preserve and protect. Not abuse, use and kill. isn’t even a fraction of the total activity that Has It Always Been This Way? takes place. Unfortunately, the opposite viscous portrayal, one that is far from the truth Not only has the animal world been is usually glorified. viewed as a “dog eat dog world,” so has the The view that animals are nothing but human world. Instead of cooperating with each beasts for us to consume and observe for other they seem to be in competition with each entertainment has dominated our thinking other. Animals living in modern day society for decades, and as a result we’ve become have been driven to points of scarcity and desensitized to how we treat them and how we loss of habitat, the environment that currently view them. surrounds them is not the best for many of Truth is, wild animals are very special them to achieve a peaceful state. creatures that we can co-exist with, interact What if they already had everything they with, and in some cases befriend. That’s not to needed in abundance? Do you still think they say if you go out into the wild, a bear or a lion would kill other animals if it was not done will not eat you. In some cases they might, but out of necessity? Do you think they only kill it is more likely that the human will be doing out of that necessity? Today, humans kill for the killing. We must entertain and point out the sport. We’ve been programmed and told what fact that some lions, and some bears (just to is important so much so that we have become use these two animals for examples) will not desensitized to the sacredness of all life to the engage in that type of activity. At the end of the point where we act like it’s normal, that it’s day, animals are individuals just like humans. always been this way, that it’s the right thing What some do, and the activities that some to do. choose to partake in might not be the same as We have been killing, using and abusing others. Different animals perceive reality from them for a long time for various reasons, from different “levels” (for lack of a better term) of food to consumer products and more. It’s no consciousness. different from the Holocaust or any other This alone makes it clear that the way genocide that’s taken place on the planet. many of the masses still view animals in the It’s simply our lack of ability to view them wild is a little off. That’s not to say that it in the proper light. Why should the killing isn’t a world of scarcity out there, and that of innocent wild animals be any different? they don’t do what they have to do. At the say Please see ANIMALS, page 22 time, who is to say that there is no feeling of

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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”


~ Arthur Schopenhauer

OU DON’T HAVE to be a genius to be creative, but you do have to be creative to be a genius. Similarly, you don’t have to be awesome to not suck, but you do have to not suck to be awesome. There seems to be a theme here. In order to be an awesome genius, or at least to strive to be one, we should endeavor to be more creative and to suck less. Easier said than done, sure. But as Baruch Spinoza said, “All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.” The following next-level mind hacks are tools we can use to leverage a little more creativity and a little less suckiness into our lives. As the great Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “In the minds of geniuses, we find – once more – our own neglected thoughts.”

1.) Alchemize it until you actualize it “To be human is necessarily to be a vulnerable risk-taker; to be a courageous human is to be good at it.” ~Jonathan Lear This is a play on the phrase, “fake it until you make it.” But alchemize it until you actualize it goes deeper. Alchemy denotes a transformation. When we’re courageous in the face of fear, for example, we are practicing emotional alchemy. It’s less about faking it and more about being proactively engaged in a healthier way while still honoring our emotional state. Imagine a firefighter standing outside of a burning building with a baby on the top floor. He would be a fool not to fear the inferno. Fear is the natural and proper response to a deadly situation, after all. But if he doesn’t act courageously

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despite the fear, then the baby dies. So, he must first feel the fear, but then act with courage, to do the right thing and save the baby. This can be applied to almost any emotionally charged situation. Feel fear, act with courage. Feel road rage, act with humor. Feel grief, act with steadfastness. Feel jealousy, act with compassion. Feel insecure, act with confidence. The alchemical action is the thing. Confidence eventually begets brilliance.

2.) Transform wounds into wisdom “It is of the first order of importance to remember this, that the shaman is more than merely a sick man, or a madman; he is a sick man who has healed himself, who is cured, and who must shamanize in order to remain cured.” ~Terence McKenna If we really want to live greatly, we must open ourselves up to being present to our wounds. The ability to have an authentic engagement with life takes the courage to face prior heartache and pain, and the ability to cultivate it and refine it into wisdom. Either way, the pain and heartache will be there. The

question is whether we have the courage to face it and transform it into something that can refine our soul, or leave it and risk it eating away at our soul. If we continue to ignore or repress it, it may fester and darken further into shadow energy. But if we learn to honor it for what it is, we engage in reconciliation that has the potential to transform our demons into diamonds: into robust, cutting-edge side-kicks that give us a streak of fierceness we can use to engage the world with resilience and confidence. It’s akin to transforming stumbling blocks into steppingstones. A kind of Grecian Ataraxia mixed with a stoic optimism that launches us past complaining about what we can’t control and into a sacred space where we can be more proactive and engaged with what we can control: our attitude toward suffering. As the Zen proverb states, “The obstacle is the path.”

3.) Unbecome everything “To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” ~Lao Tzu Beyond meditation, beyond letting go,

there is a state of intense solitude where you are so completely isolated from all the layers upon layers of cultural conditioning that you’re able to fully realize the power of being connected to everything. You’ve shed so much superfluous codependent static that an overwhelming interdependent clarity befalls you. You discover that you are connected to everything else, and everything else is connected to you. Unbecoming everything turns the tables on “becoming enlightened,” by shedding the uninitiated ego’s attachment to attainment. It’s a deep realization that enlightenment isn’t about becoming something; it’s about unbecoming everything so as to attain a state of authenticity. It’s in this state of authentic awareness that the Ego becomes initiated by the Soul. Unbecoming everything is a way of counter-intuitively becoming everything, with a twist. The twist being awareness. Albeit a non-attached awareness, more of a floating observation that merely interprets rather than judges. Some call it no-mind. Some call it satori. Some call it ataraxy. Either way, unbecoming everything cuts the uninitiated ego out of the equation and then sneaks in the initiated ego, which utilizes Soul as a tool to leverage a heightened state

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Want To Live Longer? Discover Your Ikigai By Jonathan


KINAWA IS THE place with the highest life expectancy on Earth. People there live longer and age better than people in any other part of the world. One of the reasons for this is Ikigai, a concept that is a major part of the way of life of Okinawa for many generations. The good news is that Ikigai is not a special food or substance that exists only in Okinawa. It is something that each person can find within him or herself no matter where they are. The effects can be tremendous. Let’s talk about Ikigai, what it means, why it is so good for you and how you can use it to live a longer and better life…

What Is Ikigai? Ikigai is a term which may be loosely translated as the “Reason you get up in the morning“. In essence, it is the driving force of your life, that thing which you do which makes life more meaningful. The Japanese believe that each person has an Ikigai. However, it can be hard work to figure what yours is. You need to do a lot of soul searching in order to find it. Your Ikigai doesn’t need to be spectacular. It can be rather simple. Caring for your children or grandchildren or great grandchildren can be an excellent Ikigai. Volunteering for a cause you feel passionate about can be an Ikigai and so can be a profession, which is a calling and not just a job. In Okinawa you can find people in their nineties who are still actively pursuing their Ikigai, whether it revolves around their family or their work or a hobby.

Why is having an Ikigai a good thing? Ikigai is believed to be one of the reasons why people in Okinawa enjoy a longer lifespan than people anywhere else. In a study done in Japan, people were asked about their Ikigai and were examined after seven years had elapsed. After those seven years, the mortality rate among people without an Ikigai was much higher than among people who reported having one. In essence, having a reason to get up in the morning may give you more mornings to get up on. Having such a powerful sense of purpose may influence aging and longevity in other ways as well. It may lead one to have a more positive view of him or herself as they age. As long as you can still pursue your Ikigai as you age, this sense of purpose should never die or diminish. Such a positive perception of aging may lead to a longer lifespan.

An Ikigai Can Change You’re not born with only one Ikigai. You can find or develop others in your lifetime. For instance, you may have a work-related Ikigai in your 20’s and later a child-rearing one when you become a parent or some other activity as you grow older. How To Find Your Ikigai Most people confuse pleasure with purpose. Just because you enjoy doing something doesn’t make it meaningful for you. In fact, happiness often comes by doing things that are meaningful rather than just plain fun. For instance, caring for a baby can be hard and frustrating work. However, it may also be the greatest source of happiness that you’ve ever known. This is because it has significant meaning to you. This makes all the hard work worthwhile. An Ikigai should be meaningful. It doesn’t have to be easy or frustration-free. It has to be something that you do because it gives you a sense of purpose. For instance, eating ice cream may be fun, but it has no purpose besides momentary enjoyment. Volunteering at a homeless shelter may be heart breaking and hard, but it can also fill you with a sense of accomplishment. What you should do if figure out if you have some meaningful activity that fills your life with meaning. Maybe you have one but you’re not giving it enough of your time to allow it to infuse your life with purpose. I began to think about myself a few days ago and wondering what my Ikigai was. To tell you the truth, I am still not sure. One thing is spending time with my wife, but this doesn’t require any effort from me as it’s pure fun. Writing this blog may actually be part of what my Ikigai is at the moment. There are moments in which I have nothing to write about and others where I’m struggling to put my thoughts in order. However, it means something to me to give people good advice about health and fitness and to help them improve their life. I find it has purpose for me. Part of making something meaningful is having it cost some effort to accomplish. This blog certainly takes a lot of work, but I enjoy it.

What Is Your Ikigai? Now that you know how having an Ikigai can help you live a longer and better life, take some time to think about what yours is. Find something meaningful that gives you a sense of purpose. This may be what you should focus on as you get up in the morning and what could be a major part of your life. Page 4

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Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. ~ Babe Ruth


AM RECENTLY returned from a laborious trek that happened to take place in Mexico. The phrasing here is significant, because, of course, the actual ‘trek’ had little to do with any physical location or particular physicality, though the two naturally played their part perfectly and reflected the theme of my journey in the sense of setting the scene, or the backdrop if you will, of my little voyage of return to myself.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. ~ Confucius Over time one learns to intend appearances beyond the self whereas transformation is concerned, and with regards to using the world around oneself to enhance an experience, and to even induce one voluntarily within one’s self. Having gone through so many cycles of death and rebirth within this singular lifetime affords a certain expertise in such matters, particularly in sensing when it has become necessary to embark on such an adventure. Call it intuition or just feeling tired of living life as it is and knowing more is possible, inside and out. Thank goodness for having learnt to simply listen.

“Sincere action is any movement motivated by a wish to see what you do not presently see.” ~Vernon Howard Though it has become fashionable to name such procedures ‘shamanistic’ or other brightly feathered terms, I prefer to see it as simply not wishing to live in pain and being wise enough to act on that knowledge. It can be fun to shamanize life, and I’m not poo-pooing others’ joy in doing so, but I’m not a particular fan of institutionalizing such affairs, techniques, ideas, ways of living, perceiving… monetizing them kills the magic in a way, opens doors to more folly and the same old dangerous same old.

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Several decades ago Lorenzo, the publisher, and I were quite ahead of the ‘curve’ on the possibility of doing so, having actually successfully evolved to a certain degree through what could easily be termed ‘shamanism’. Instead of selling out we chose Freedom and made Art; which in and of itself is not only easily classifiable under the same

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Ancient Pride By Fredalupe!

heading but is also a far faster and exciting approach to transformation than any dark spelunking in one’s own soul through the use of culturally disassociated power-plants and paths others have so often trod. One creates and manifest and discovers one’s own path to power in, by definition, a unique way. I’ve never been truly able to follow, never really cared for it and paid rather terribly for the first few years of life by being forced to do so. I got over myself eventually, wiped away my tears, stopped with the self pity, really learned to see the world around me, and then realized just how bloody lucky I actually was to have been able to free myself as far as that.

Discipline, as understood by a warrior, is creative, open, and produces freedom. It is the ability to face the unknown, transforming the feeling of knowing into reverent astonishment; of considering things that exceed the scope of our habits, and daring to face the only war that is worthwhile: The battle for awareness. ~ Carlos Castaneda

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? ~ Confucius We are born to do so, be travellers I mean, although most have been entirely separated from that reality in a mercantile exchange for the sense of security we’ve been domesticated into on this little island of the Tonal (the Known). Perhaps it would be more accurate to state that we’ve been born into these limits, and that our actual inheritance lies in our presently forgotten ability, or potentiality to leave those limits and to enter and travel into the Nagual (everything beyond the Known).

We are beings who are going to die. We were programmed to live like beasts, carrying loads of customs and other people’s beliefs until the very end; but we can change all that! The freedom which the warrior’s way offers us is within the Ancient Pride by Simon Haiduk Now, reach of your I do grok hand; (understand profoundly and intuitively) that take advantage of it! others must needs by definition, once again, ~ Carlos Castaneda do it their own way; trial and error are most often the tools at hand, and it sure can be fun to try different methods of altering one’s own consciousness, can destroy you pretty quick too, and I don’t just mean the window curtains of ego. But I despise tourism (i.e. the commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest.). I’ve seen too much devastation and lost a few too many friends to the inherent dangers of taking anything for granted, particularly when we’re talking about exploring the Dark Sea of Awareness. There are Beings in them depths hungrily awaiting the foolish and the fooled, the unprepared and the unlucky. Certainly one makes one’s own luck, and it really is mostly a question of personal power, or lack thereof, that determines for us, well, pretty much everything in this grand Mystery we dare to tread: just don’t believe the hype and travel responsibly. Your life is precious, as is all Life.

There has been many a group (and here I hesitate to use the word culture as we’re not cheese or bacteria after all) that have successfully ‘left’ the confines of the Known: the evidence abounds, occasionally in various physical ways, monuments, what have you, or in the gleaning of techniques and traditions still being aped in misty fashions here and there; but what is most importantly still there as a marker for just that possibility is us.

“The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.” ~ Bayard Taylor In our hearts and our imaginations, in our feelings and our eyes, our bones and our blood, our works and our arts, our troubles and our pains, our sorrows and our gains, our loves and our lost, awaits the truth of ourselves. And by Jim O’Glory, Kirk or otherwise, we’ve left ourselves crumbs and

clues to bring ourselves back to our truest path. Freedom awaits folks, of that you can be sure. Whether only seen in passing through the great beyond on Death’s own wings we will all See, eventually. This is Power’s Promise of Return. But wouldn’t it be more fun, and filled with a glory to match the Sun to find out for ourselves exactly what that means when still able to explore that totality for and of ourselves for longer than a twinkle in God’s Eye?

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. ~Leonardo da Vinci And what would it cost? Easy to answer, if one dares. The price for our freedom would be the Known. Quite the tally though if we’re being honest, with few willing to face the expense. Personally, I never liked it much anyway and have already footed the bill. My every day is a strange one, my every moment a challenge. Though smiling I’m shaking in my boots with the adventure of watching time advance. It takes all I have and am to keep on keeping on as they say. Spending my time watching time recede is quite literally a drag, and the folks caught in the wake are a terrible distraction to the care I must take to be on my path. It’s a bitch because I really still do love ‘em, but I’ve suffered enough to know my weight added to theirs will only makes us all sink the faster, and to what end? A certain one I figure. Whereas where I walk, a struggle though it yet be, I might one day fly, and though lighter in the face of such Winds of Change as are borne when facing what one fears, facing time’s advance, facing and meeting the Unknown eye to eye, or so it seems, more may come, mass then too, and from it perhaps together further distances reached, greater vistas seen, greater lives lived. Alone one travels faster, together we travel further, is the saying, true even in reverse as far as I can See.

“Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!” ~ Dr. Seuss How do I know any of this? Same as anyone I figure. Same as everyone. Found it out for myself. Found myself the same way. Wasn’t even the first one there! Imagine my surprise! So watch’a waiting for? Water’s fine. Honest.

“And will you succeed? Yes! You will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed)” ~ Dr. Seuss

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Terraforming Planet Earth & Human Consciousness

With Electromagnetic Interference

HE ROLLOUT of 5G is happening now, in spite of many legitimate concerns about public safety, and in spite of the fact that former FCC Chairman turned corporate lobbyist, Tom Wheeler is more concerned with making money than our health. According to Wheeler, the rollout of 5G will require an enormous increase in the number of cell towers, all pumping electromagnetic frequencies (EMF) far higher than 4G into our environment. “To make this work, the 5G build out is going to be very infrastructure intensive, requiring massive deployment of small cells.” ~Tom Wheeler Experts and industry leaders will tell you there is nothing to be afraid of, yet similar to the rollout of psychotropic medications, like antidepressants and ADHD meds, these products are simply too new for us to have any understanding of the longterm effects. Furthermore, 5G is just one new component in the electromagnetic assault on planet earth. And while we have plenty of evidence proving electromagnetic radiation is indeed harmful to human health (cell phones cause cancer, sleep disruption, attention disorders, and behavioral problems), we know very little about what the saturation of planet earth with EMF is doing to the health of the environment. Additionally, the earth is being inundated with a range of other technologies that alter the natural frequency signature of the planet. WiFi, smart meters, the

internet of things, scalar technologies, extra low frequencies (ELF), ionospheric enhancement (ie. HAARP), directed energy weapons, geoengineering programs including atmospheric spraying, a flood of GPS satellites, and the space fence are all to be included in the list of technologies adding layers of EMF disruption. In the presence of many unusual and foreboding events in the natural world, such as massive tree die-offs, changing weather patterns, intensified storms and geologic events, and strange cloud formations, it’s worth asking what effects the deployment of EMF is having on the planet, and whose interests are being served in all of this.

By Buck Rogers


“Unknown to most, it became exceedingly clear by approximately 2025 that governments had in fact reengineered [geoengineered] Earth’s atmosphere, its oceans and the planet’s electromagnetic grid to facilitate the use of scalar and sonic technology in such a way as was harmful and in some cases detrimental globally.” ~Timeline Collapse & Universal Ascension, E.M. Nicolay & H.L. Jang Humans are beings of frequency, as are all creatures and plants on this planet. A planet which itself is a living organism, deriving energy from the sun, the galactic

core, and from the greater universe for sustenance. The earth has a resonant frequency, known as the Schumann Resonance, and you only need to look back a few generations to see a time when life on earth was more harmoniously in balance. Considering the potential long-term consequences of bathing the planet in EMF’s and disrupting the natural frequency signatures of life, one has to wonder what damage we are causing. The scale of the EMF assault is so massive and global that the results may end up looking more like a terraforming project, forever changing the makeup of the earth by disrupting life at every level. Terraforming is, “the hypothetical process of deliberately modifying its [a planet’s] atmosphere, temperature, surface topography or ecology to be similar to the environment of Earth to make it habitable by Earth-like life.” [ planet-earth-terraformed-non-humans/] In our case, this would imply that earth is being prepared for occupation by some form of non-human consciousness. Making the connection between the disruption of earth’s natural frequencies and a potential greater program of altering human consciousness while destroying planet earth, Mr. Electro Magnetics explains the link between galactic frequencies and the rapid transformation of life on earth. Consider the following: “A human being is comparable to a resonant circuit or a resonant cavity — an energy cup. A resonant cavity consists

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n Canada Well On Its Way To Being “Codexed”


onsider a multinational pharmaceutical conglomerate that does business in many countries throughout the world. It is an inconvenient barrier and expense that every country has a different set of regulations governing the drugs it sells, and the corporation has to go through a different approval process in each state. So to eliminate this regulatory obstacle and facilitate business what does the company do? Answer: It influences and manipulates the bureaucratic agencies in as many countries as possible to “harmonize” their regulations so there is one set of rules to play by…. a single playing field.

n Coup d’Etat in Washington and “The Dollar Paper Tiger”, Fiery Dragon in Asia and the Pacific


rom the very outset in 2001, André Gunder Frank was a firm supported of the Global Research Project. His legacy will live. Frank analyses the broad relationship between militarisation and the crisis of the US dollar as a World currency, a key relationship which characterizes today’s global crisis. Published 14 years ago, the incisive essay provides a comprehensive perspective on the evolving New World Order, its structural weaknesses and contradictions.


n Success! The Vancouver Aquarium Will No Longer Keep Whales and Dolphins in Captivity


nimal advocates are celebrating another victory for whales and dolphins: Vancouver Aquarium has announced that it’s giving up its fight to keep them in captivity. The announcement follows a string of recent deaths that have intensified the debate surrounding captive cetaceans there. In November 2016, the two remaining belugas, Aurora and her calf Qila, died within days of each other. The Vancouver Aquarium has continued to find itself in the spotlight for its stance on keeping cetaceans in captivity, and has faced growing public opposition over the years..

n Fighting Fake News: Back Door Trick to Enact Censorship n CDC Doctor Who Claimed Flu Shot Caused Outbreak Missing, Feared Dead


he CDC doctor who controversially warned this year’s “disastrous” flu shot may be responsible for the deadly flu epidemic sweeping the country, has been reported missing and is feared dead. Dr. Timothy J. Cunningham, a team lead with CDC’s Division of Population Health, has been missing for over a week, according to Atlanta police, with family and police desperate for answers regarding his sudden disappearance.

n Scandalous CDC Director RESIGNS After Caught Buying Shares of Vaccine Maker Merck While Heading the CDC As yet more proof that the CDC functions as little more than an extension of the corrupt vaccine industry, CDC director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald was forced to resign yesterday following a that exposed her ownership of shares of Big Tobacco companies as well as Merck, a prominent vaccine manufacturer whose products are promoted by the CDC. The gross conflict of interest didn’t stop there, either Page 8


ighting fake news is the new pretext given by the ruling cabal in many nations to enact censorship via the back door. Amid the rallying cries of “We must fight fake news!” both France (under would-be dictator Macron) and now Brazil are attempting to pass legislation to ban political content on the Web that the government deems to be fake news.

n 77 Holistic Practitioners Now Dead Since 2015: This Is Beyond Strange, They Are Dropping Like Flies And MSM Ignores Them


ince June of 2015, 77 holistic practitioners, more with other deaths associated with them, have died, official causes ranging from suicide to heart attacks, with the latest woman, doctor Annie Fairbanks, found murdered in her home, along with her husband, their 3-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son, in Arizona.


n Canola oil in the diet accelerates brain damage, increases dementia risk


anola oil is one of the most popular vegetable oils in the world. However, many integrative healthcare providers are sounding the alarm about this seemingly harmless oil. And, as you already know, “popular” doesn’t always mean it’s healthy for us.

n The Surprising Culprit

To Bee Decline That Could Rival Pesticides


any theories have been put forth on the rapid bee decline and colony collapse disorder as well as the concerning decline of other pollinators. Many researchers have pointed fingers at neonicotinoids. In other cases, Monsanto and other chemical companies have been discovered to fund studies that show every other answer but their pesticides for the cause of bee declines. However, there may actually be another chemical accomplice hiding in the bunch…perhaps overlooked this whole time.


or example, a new study out of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and published in the journal Scientific Reports has linked canola oil with a decrease in memory and learning indicative of Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia.

n What’s Wrong With Modern Wheat?


onsidering the high rate of wheat consumption, one wouldn’t suspect that the wheat industry has created a massive problem. Yet, looking at the facts surrounding this industry and this food source will give you pause. The documentary What’s With Wheat examines the dynamics that shaped modern wheat and the business around it. It offers insights from many experts in the field who’ve conducted extensive research to help you understand why wheat has become so problematic for many people. The film gives unprecedented details of why wheat may be one of the key reasons behind many health issues.

n Getting the flu is SAFER than getting the flu shot, warns doctor


nfluenza season is upon us once again, and this year the mainstream media is going hog wild with reports about a deadly new strain of circulating “wild” flu that’s said to be exceptionally virulent. But before you rush out to get a flu shot as “protection,” you might want to take a closer look at what the science has to say about the safety and efficacy of these often-hyped jabs.

Science, Tech & Beyond

n Leading Consciousness Researcher Bridges Gap Between Science, Real Magic

T n Groundbreaking Study Shows Shielding EMF Improves Autoimmune Disease


oncerns about electromagnetic fields (EMF) are branded pseudoscientific conspiracy theories and relegated to the realm of tin-hat wearing quackery. However, a recent publication in the peer-reviewed journal Immunologic Research entitled “Electrosmog and Autoimmune Disease,” sheds new light on the validity of concerns about this so-called electrosmog with which we are constantly inundated. Although we encounter natural microwave electromagnetic radiation in the form of cosmic radiation from outer space, the aurora borealis, and thunderstorms, the vast majority of electrosmog that we encounter is largely manmade. Page 9

hose of us who have experienced true magic in our lives have been wondering when modern science will somehow bridge the gap between science and spirit, and wondering what will happen to the world when these forces finally unite. It’s coming. Is magic real? Sure it is, which is why there’s such a long and storied history of it in every human civilization, and why so many people practice it everyday, whether they realize it or not.

n Junk Planet: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?


’s a safe bet that Earth would be a contender were such a competition to be held. Let me explain why. To start, just listing the types of rubbish generated by humans or the locations into which each of these is dumped is a staggering task beyond the scope of one article. Nevertheless, I will give you a reasonably comprehensive summary of the types of garbage being generated (focusing particularly on those that are less well known), the locations into which the garbage is being dumped and some indication of what is being done about it and what you can do too. gttp://

Cannabis is a Wonderful Healing Plant

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herb form. The bud I smoke has very low THC and doesn’t even affect me, but it does relax me and helps to ease my pain and as a disabled mother, caregiver of a special needs child, this is a gift of gold for me and I’m very grateful. Mother Nature provides humanity and the animals with an abundant healing herbal bounty and we should use these beautiful healing gifts with love and gratitude.


HIS PAST YEAR, I learned about a wonderful healing plant known as cannabis. I read about all the wonderful healing benefits men and women have experienced when treating their physical pain and mental health distress with cannabis. I’ve also read about parents whose special needs children suffer from chronic pain from chronic illness and when given cannabinoid oil (CBD), their children feel relief and sleep better. Up until last year, I was only familiar with recreational marijuana, also known as pot or weed, and sadly, like many misinformed people across the country, I had my own trepidations about using the healing plant. But this quickly changed when I read several news stories about couples who treated their toddler-age children’s epileptic seizures with cannabinoid oil. I also read about elderly men and women and war veterans who have suffered from post traumatic stress disorder PTSD for many years and were sick and tired of being dependent on big pharmaceutical pain medications for the rest of their life. I am a 100% holistic herbalist from head to toe and I will only use all natural herbal remedies to treat my physical and mental health issues, including pain. Last year, I suffered a very painful knee injury after I banged it hard in a door jam. I suffered a very painful childhood knee injury that never healed so any injury I suffer today is agony. I couldn’t breathe and was about to go into shock and thankfully, my dear wonderful husband responded quickly by lighting our bong

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As a disabled mother, caregiver of a special needs child, this is a gift of gold for me and I’m very grateful. Mother Nature provides humanity and the animals with an abundant healing herbal bounty and we should use these beautiful healing gifts with love and gratitude. and letting me inhale the cannabis smoke. I was crying and screaming in pain and in less than five minutes, I felt relaxed, I was able to breathe more calmly, and I gently lay down on the floor, feeling pain-free. I cried tears of joy and relief knowing that this wonderful healing plant is helping billions of people throughout the world and now my family is enjoying the healing benefits for our holistic healing self-care. I didn’t watch the 50’s movie, “Reefer Madness,” but I was taught in school that smoking marijuana is wrong and dangerous. I do not think it’s wise or safe to drive under

the influence of smoking weed and I do not condone it, but to treat health issues in the privacy of your own home, including helping you sleep and cope better, I say, go for it. I come from peace and love, but I have become a cannabis activist and I will always encourage my friends and clients to treat their pain with cannabis before taking any artificial toxic big pharmaceutical medications that potentially cause harmful side effects. I am very thankful to live in Oregon where ‘weed’ is legal statewide and I can walk into any dispensary and buy cannabinoid oil (CBD) and cannabis bud in

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Dayna Colvin Holistic Organic Writer Dayna Colvin is a holistic natural living self-care writer. She hopes to inspire her readers with her writing to make healthy holistic self-care choices. She is a very active environmental advocate and animal rescue advocate. She and her husband live in the Pacific NW, USA and are happy thankful parents of an adorable little boy. You can reach her via email at permadeva at yahoo dot com. Dayna shares her ideas and thoughts about holistic organic self-care on her Holistic Organic Self-Care Blog:

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UFFERERS OF CHRONIC pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A new clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option for easing pain. A new study (https://www.ncbi.nlm. published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine represents hope for millions of sufferers of chronic pain. Researchers at the Cannabis Clinical Research Institute at Soroka University Medical Center, and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), found that medical cannabis can significantly reduce chronic pain without adverse effects, particularly among adults aged 65 and older. Use of cannabis, aka medical marijuana, was found to be both safe and effective for elderly patients experiencing pain because of another medical condition, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and post-traumatic stress disorder. One of the head researchers in this study, Prof. Victor Novack, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the BGU Faculty of Health Sciences (FOHS), as well as BGU’s Chair in Internal Medicine. He also heads the Soroka Cannabis Clinical Research Institute. According to Prof. Novack, M.D.: “Older patients represent a large and growing population of medical cannabis users, [yet] few studies have addressed how it affects this particular group, which also suffers from dementia, frequent falls, mobility problems, and hearing and visual impairments.”[1] The study surveyed 2,736 patients aged

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65 years and older, at the inception of medical cannabis treatment, and throughout the 33-month study period. Surveys indicated the most common reasons for using cannabis were pain (66.6%) and cancer (60.8%). Methods of ingestion included cannabisinfused oils and smoking or vaporizing the herb. After six months of cannabis therapy, researchers provided a follow-up questionnaire, which sought to determine any changes to pain intensity and quality of life, as well as any adverse events that were experienced. 901 of the original respondents replied. After 6-months of medical marijuana treatment (all statistics are +/-): n 94% reported an improved overall condition, and a 50% reduction in pain

n 60% reported improved quality of life, from “bad” or “very bad” to “good” or “very good” n 70% reported moderate to significant improvement in their condition n 20% of respondents stopped using opioids or reduced their dose Notably, the most common side effects reported were mild: dizziness (9.7%) and dry mouth (7.1%), a far cry from the highpercentage of opioid-related deaths that are linked to chronic pain. [2] BGU researchers believe that utilizing cannabis may decrease the use of other prescription medications, including opioids, and encourage further research into this plant-based alternative, especially as it relates to an aging population.

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Chronic pain is a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans. [3] It is also one of the most significant public health problems in the United States, with an estimated cost to society of $560-$635 billion annually, an amount equal to about $2,000 for every person living in the U.S. [4] Meanwhile, the nation’s growing opioid epidemic sees 1 of every 550 chronic opioid users dying within three years of their first opioid prescription. [5] While natural alternatives to deadly opiates are rarely offered by medical doctors, medical marijuana may be the drug that bridges this senseless gap. Research is beginning to mount that shows more promise than the medical establishment can long ignore. Neuropathy is a type of chronic pain that presents as tingling and numbness in the hands and feet, often due to nerve damage from complications of cancer or diabetes, among other causes. A 2017 meta-analysis of prior studies on neuropathy found that cannabis, particularly selected isolates called cannabinoids, can provide analgesic benefit in patients with chronic neuropathy. Cannabis can also be used as an adjunct to other pain therapies, potentially lowering the amount of dangerous synthetic medication that is required to relieve pain. A recent study on the Opioid-Sparing Effect of Cannabinoids found that when cannabinoids were administered with opioids, specifically morphine, nearly four times less morphine was needed to achieve the same analgesic effect. This presents further evidence for cannabis as a means of reducing cases of opiate dependency and death. While the politics of cannabis are exceedingly complex, the truth of this


By Nigel Alabaster Ford


HE EARTH’S ENERGY GRID is an overarching configuration of subtle energetic channels that form a pattern over the entire globe. Ancient civilizations were aware of these patterns and built many of their megalithic structures along Ley lines, as they’re called, particularly where they intersected, as tremendous energy can be channelled through these areas. These ancient civilizations also had some understanding of Scalar waves - sometimes known as Tesla waves: Nikola Tesla was the first person to attempt bringing this knowledge out into the public in thousands of years. Scalar waves are also known as Longitudinal waves because they correlate with the Earth Grid and can travel instantaneously across the globe using the Ley lines as a channel. The Ancients knew of this power, which allowed them to manipulate and utilize these energy channels to create structures of seemingly impossible scale and alignment. Scalar waves are not a form of electromagnetic energy. They are non-local energy waves drawn directly from the zero point field, which is the unifying field that quantum physics tells us connects everything in existence. Connecting to a non-local energy source allows for the instantaneous, FTL (faster than light) transmission of information and energy, of this Tesla was well aware. At the turn of the 20th century, with the help of a $150,000 grant, the Wardenclyffe Tower - Tesla’s attempt to prevent the energy crisis we face today - was constructed… almost. Nearing completion, Tesla ran out of money and had difficulty accruing another loan for a multitude of reasons, one of which being that other scientists had been usurping his patents to create more immediate inventions,

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such as the radio, while he primarily focused on his tower. He soon found himself broke, his inventions discredited, and the Wardenclyffe Tower - what would have been the world’s first modern, instantaneous energy transmission device - stood for several years as a monument to what could have been before being deconstructed. Tesla was never able to regain his influence in the scientific world, and one of the fathers of the modern age died several years later, alone and penniless in a hotel room.

Ancient Structures and the Grid

So what do ancient structures have to do with a magnetic power grid that intrigued an old inventor? Well, in essence, Tesla’s work most of which was swept from the public eye and hidden deep in the esoteric annals where so many groundbreaking revolutions have been buried - gives us a much deeper understanding of the history of mankind. Thirteen particularly powerful points have been identified on the Earth Grid. Each of these places of power - most of which are found directly at the apex of several intersecting ley lines - birthed a vital part of our history. The most immediately recognizable structures in these areas include the Pyramids Of Giza, Stonehenge, the Moai of Easter Island, and Angkor Wat, unsurprisingly marking important cultural beginnings that arose at each site.

All thirteen of these sites are considered to be part of the Cradle of Civilization. That is to say, humanity, as we know it, emerged seemingly overnight around these energetically supercharged locations all over the globe. Tesla may have held the answer to the question of how this could have occurred. The lost civilization did exist, and indeed most facets of it still do. The grid consisted of twelve Atlantean civilizations, which were all connected with the main ‘power station’ in the Atlantic. This main station, which loomed in the area now known as the Bermuda Triangle, is situated directly atop the Van Allen belt – an internal belt of highly charged energetic particles that runs through the earth. This location also lies on a parallel with the Pyramids of Giza and the Himalayas, making it an ideal point of energetic transference despite long distances. The fact that pilots of air and sea vessels still avoid this area due to the well-known phenomenon of boats and planes disappearing here suggests to me that this is perhaps the most powerful source of natural energy on the planet. It seems that Atlantis was not merely a ‘sunken city,’ but rather a name given to an whole global utopia: a worldwide civilization, supercharged by the infinite wireless energy connected through the Ley lines and transmuted into usable power by structures like the Pyramids and the design of temples. This main transceiver was possibly what allowed these civilizations to be in communication with each other all across the globe. Such a transceiver is also what Tesla was hoping to eventually create. Since most of the ancient structures built during the utopian age still exist, it is quite possible that Tesla wanted to reconnect these monuments to bring harmony to the entire globe and propel us into the next Golden Age. Perhaps one day his discoveries will even help us reach that point.

How did these Structures Interact with the Energy Grid?

There are some very interesting parallels between the structures built on these places of power and some of the modern technology that we use today. Computers, which most of us know are constructed out of crystalline and magnetic material, are capable of channelling electricity and storing, transmitting, and manipulating potentially vast quantities of energy. What, then, could one accomplish with a computer chip the size of a city? Consider the following comparison: The rocks used to build the Egyptian pyramids and most of the temples were taken from a quarry several hundred miles away, despite the close proximity of other building materials. This is because they needed a specific type of stone - limestone - to perform the necessary functions. Limestone is a highly

magnetic, siliceous calcium stone - siliceous meaning they’re full of silica, or silicon, which is one of the most important components used in digital information storage and transmission. Structures built in many of the civilizations that emerged in these powerful areas mimic computer chips, transmitters, or other energy manipulation devices but on a massive scale. These incredible devices or monuments are made out of highly resonant, magnetic materials and mirror the design of electronic communication and storage devices developed thousands of years later. Speculating on the astonishing similarities between these structures and devices, monuments and circuit boards, leads one to conclude that, at least at some point, they possibly served as a function of worldwide channels and energy networks. So if the temples stored the information, where did the information come from? To find an answer to this question, consider the orientation of the Pyramids of Giza and the shape of these structures. The pyramid shape itself is a functional symbol for the transmutation and transmission of concentrated power: i.e. energy collected at the base and channelled through a focused point at the top. If the pyramids are harnessing the Earth’s electromagnetic energy and sending it somewhere: where is it going? Or are they receiving energy from celestial bodies and enriching the Earth with it? It is well known that each pyramid was built in direct alignment with the stars in Orion’s Belt. Indeed, the whole Nile Delta - which is referred to as one of the world’s wombs from which humanity emerged - when seen from above, so that all pyramids can be seen, mirrors the entire constellation of Orion. There are many historical references to Orion being somehow the origin of life, and Osiris being the Egyptian god of rebirth. The obvious similarities between the words Orion / Origin / Osiris give further credence to this idea.

The History of Religion and Life?

Religions and cultures worldwide may tell stories with different characters, symbols, and images, but many of them reflect the same basic messages and often tell a similar story; each painting their particular part of a picture,

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together sharing an origin story containing a wealth of knowledge for those with the patience to piece them together. Is it possible that the pyramids of Giza, channelling the electromagnetic field of the entire planet and projecting it towards the heavens, created a direct line of communication between Earth and the sentient races in the constellation of Orion? If the origins of life can indeed somehow be traced back to Orion, it would make sense those same originators would try to bestow upon us the knowledge that would allow us to live in harmony. This knowledge could thus be communicated, via the Ley lines, to other significant civilizations, and from there, be spread around the world. Some suggest that this is where the high-level esoteric knowledge that’s been hidden in the annals of history was first acquired, and also why it remained hidden for so long. The knowledge was entrusted directly to the Atlantean civilization when the Earth was united as a harmonized utopia, and then disseminated with those who had proven their worth and moral character. However, when the power grid collapsed, the utopia collapsed with it. Discord drowned out the world’s harmony as the world descended into chaos. The last few thousand years of human history have been a constant struggle to find some sense of balance in the chaotic vortex of energies that have dominated our sphere since the Earth Grid’s circuit was broken. Much of this imbalance comes from the fact that those who still hold the Wisdom of Life are not necessarily sharing it as in days of old. Instead, they are using its knowledge to control instead of help the people.

What’s Happening Now?

There’s no doubt that the monolithic structures still hold tremendous power. Anyone who has been in the Great Pyramid or meditated at Stonehenge can attest to that. But are these devices still functioning, and if so, what are they doing? Some have suggested that shortly after the decline of the Atlantean civilization, a faction or splinter group utilized the remaining power of the energy grid to fashion and fasten the Ego matrix that still enslaves much of humanity today. By entrapping mankind in a false belief

system that discourages them into dedicating their lives to the pursuit of material wealth, they fall victim to illusion and neglect the True Path to self-realization. The reverse mirroring between the Ego Matrix and the Wisdom of Love are enough to keep people distracted with a false sense of purpose. -Instead of charting and learning from the Stars in heaven, many people define themselves and their goals by following the fake Stars of Hollywood and pay more attention to them than the cosmic energy from which they were born. -People, falsely empowered by monetary currency, distance themselves from their own energetic current. Those concerned with such material currency often have a low energetic current. Paradoxically, those unconcerned with currency and who focus on their own energetic connection to the universe tend to find that financial currency flows into their lives with ease. When one is focused on seeking and accumulating external material wealth, one necessarily forgets that the human being is a microcosmic (universal) source of limitless abundance, connected intrinsically to an eternal macrocosmic Multiverse, and that they are actually one and the same. In trying to take and acquire more, they sacrifice the ability to actually be more and have everything.

So What Do We Do?

Keep on keeping on. If you’re reading this, then you’ve already most likely broken out of the Ego matrix to some degree, or are well on your way to doing so. The frequencies used to control humanity are low, dense ones, and to overcome them you need only focus on balancing your own energies, focusing on breath-work and meditation in whatever form either may take, then activating and channelling your energy impeccably. Once your mind and body resonate with a certain frequency, the ego matrix doesn’t affect you anymore. You can still see it, and you can interact with it, but it cannot control you. Instead, you can in a sense control it, and even utilize it for the betterment of humanity. This is why esoteric knowledge has been hidden from the general population for so long - it teaches us how to free our minds and energies from the various forms of enslavement that so many of us were born into. Once able to observe those still trapped in the limiting confines of the egoic mind without being adversely affected by them, we become an immensely powerful

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player and representative of the Multiverse and the whole of Life. Only those who have managed to ‘beat’ the system (as in evolve beyond it and in a sense because of it) are able by example to help lead others out of it, and thus continue the Cosmic Wave of Inspiration. The momentum is picking up, and up, faster and faster. More and more people are moving towards self-actualization and helping others out of their egoic enslavement. Humanity is waking up, remembering itself, and beginning to truly

experience the power of what it means to be humane, to be human, and what we’re capable of together just as quickly as the separate selfish self’s capitalist, corporate regime is crumbling. The more that we band together and surrender our fears to truth, love, and unity, the less power the corrupt state has over us, its denizens. Each act of empathy and altruism not only deconstructs the Regime, but also helps to fertilize the ground from which the next utopia will flourish. Upon the remnants of a broken world, we are blessed enough to sow the seeds of the next Golden Age. Love & Wholeness, Nigel

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of awareness. From this heightened state of authenticity comes the deep interdependent realization that everything is connected to everything else.

4.) Count coup on thyself: “He is a sane man who can have tragedy in his heart and comedy in his head.” ~ G.K. Chesterton Counting coup is a Native American act of courage referring to the winning of prestige in battle through the social leveling mechanism of shaming. A coup warrior is a person who wins prestige by uncommon acts of bravery in the face of fear. Danger and risk is required to count coup and it can be recorded by touching (shaming) an enemy in battle and then escaping unharmed. For the purposes of this mind hack, counting coup is a metaphor for dangerously and humorously shocking ourselves and our fellows into wakefulness by questioning ourselves to the nth degree. It’s a way of sneaking up on our fears and our certainties and giving them a little smack with our coup stick. When we’re counting coup on ourselves, we’re counting coup on that which is unhealthy, shameful, and fearful within us. We’re counting coup on that which is rigid and dogmatic in our worldview. When we count coup on fear, sloth, narcissism and extremism, we do it so that vitality, courageous action and diversity can emerge; so that we can, like Thoreau said, “Live deliberately.” The revolution begins at home. If you count coup on yourself again and again, you might earn the right to count coup on the rest of us. Indeed, with enough practice you might earn the right to count coup on enlightenment itself.

5.) Practice counter-weltanschauung dynamics: “The greatest and most important problems of life are all in a certain sense

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insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.” ~ Carl Jung This is perhaps the most powerful mind hack on the list. Especially in a world that’s slowly closing in on itself due to rampant xenophobia and divisive paranoia. As David Kahneman said, “We can be blind to the obvious, and we are also blind to our blindness.” Counter-weltanschauung dynamics is a tool that helps us see through our indoctrinated blindness. Weltanschauung is the German word for worldview. So how can countering our worldview help? It’s a way of questioning and broadening our perspective by first taking stock of our current worldview, through ruthless self-examination, and then entertaining the idea of an opposite. This way we might arrive at a more open-minded and empathetic understanding of the world and others. The ultimate goal of counterweltanschauung dynamics is to achieve a state of broad-mindedness akin to nature itself; to be able to look upon the world with holistic eyes. It’s a kind of empathic “metamorality” (Joshua Greene) recognizing that groups of people with conflicting ideals can still live together as long as freedom is maintained. Counterweltanschauung dynamics resolves the conflict between people with different ideological dispositions by revealing that the futility of the human condition is that it is constantly changing and is never fixed. Armed with this unique flavor of metamoral empathy, the schism between nature and psyche and between self and other can be mended. There is perhaps no greater bridge than the ability to cross-culturally and crosstribally put ourselves in someone else’s shoes and attempt to see things the way they do.

6.) Practice Promethean Audacity: “I would rather be chained to this rock than be the obedient servant of the gods.” ~Prometheus

You can also call it Dionysian disobedience, or putting the “thorough” in Thoreau. The key is a courageous delving into the forbidden (against the rules/law) in order to discover hidden secrets otherwise unattainable, despite authority. Obedience be damned! As Vladimir Nabokov said, “Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form.” It is through such prying insubordination that deep change is made, and authority is finally checked and balanced. It’s a way to hack “God.” No matter what form God might take: parents, teachers, cops, judges, presidents, queens, or even God itself. The Promethean innovator is an example of divergent thinking, deviating from the ordinary in order to discover the extraordinary. Promethean audacity is becoming “divergent” like Beatrice Prior in Divergent, or becoming “The One” like Neo in The Matrix. Or the real-life mettle to take on the NSA like Edward Snowden did. It’s having the insouciant daring of Tyler Durden and saying, “Let’s evolve. Let the chips fall where they may.” Promethean audacity is staring “God” in the face, and through your fearless “poker stare” alone, calling his bluff. Suddenly the tables are turned. You’re holding all the cards. You always were. And the royal flush you reveal is the legerdemain of your courage, a legerdemind: sleight of mind. God is tricked and trumped, and, like Prometheus, the money (the boon of knowledge) that you win, becomes the fire that you stole. And it is worth it, “punishment” be damned.

7.) Engage the Great Mystery through self-overcoming (Cosmic Heroism): “If you need to visualize the soul, think of it as a cross between a wolf howl, a photon, and a dribble of dark molasses. But what it really is, as near as I can tell, is a packet of information. It’s a program, a piece of hyper-spatial software designed explicitly to interface with the Mystery. Not a mystery, mind you, the Mystery. The one

that can never be solved.” ~ Tom Robbins The best way to engage the Great Mystery is through deep solitude and meditation. The second-best way is to develop an ontology of eminence, using the magic elixir and otherworldly knowledge gained from that solitude and meditation. As Ernest Becker described it: “In this kind of ontology of immanence, what we are describing is not a creature who is transformed and who transforms the world in turn in some miraculous ways, but rather a creature who takes more of the world into himself and develops new forms of courage and endurance.” A kind of cosmic catharsis comes from creating these new forms of courage and endurance, which have the potential to transform life itself into an art form. The art of self-overcoming, of constantly overcoming the fixed and rigid self by identifying with the flexible and adaptable self, is a kind of cosmic catharsis that can lead to cosmic heroism. Cosmic heroism is a keen awareness of our need to validate a personal sense of value within a cosmic scheme, through our own creative contributions, so as to reconcile the anxiety of death. Having achieved a state of awe and wonder through deep meditation and solitude, a cosmic hero, practicing the art of self-overcoming, has learned how to transform codependence into independence into interdependence. Out of the cocoon of the broken cultural-self (codependence) emerges the mysterious inner-self (independence), which yearns for cosmic heroism (interdependence) through the consistent and creative process of self-overcoming. Gary Z McGee, a former Navy Intelligence Specialist turned philosopher, is the author of Birthday Suit of God and The Looking Glass Man. His works are inspired by the great philosophers of the ages and his wide awake view of the modern world. mcgeeeezzzztmu

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What we can’t seem to wrap our heads around, for the most part, is that other species may actually be just as clever as us, but in their own ways. By Alexa Erickson


UMANS HAVE EXCUSED much of their behaviour toward animals, both loving and cruel, under the misguided belief that they aren’t smart enough to understand what’s going on. We view our pets, for instance, as having unique personalities that draw us in, but we don’t necessarily envision them knowing their own uniqueness in the world, or knowing they can make decisions to advance their own well-being. We’re aware that dolphins, primates, and elephants have the ability to recognize themselves in mirrors. We’ve discovered that chickens can forgo an immediate treat for a larger reward later on. Yet still we act as though animals are devoid of most feeling and reason. The discussion about animal cognition has led to some pretty intriguing discoveries, and in just the last few years, researchers have uncovered facts about the abilities of creatures most of us would have never considered to harbour the intelligence they do, and are learning even more about species already known to have advanced abilities. Dutch primatologist Frans de Waal is one of many scientists whose open mind and yearning to better understand the intelligence of animals has led to many breakthroughs on the topic. In his book, Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? Frans de Waal gives hundreds of examples of shocking intelligence from non-human species, even unearthing many instances in which animals seem to be smarter than we are: Chimpanzees, for instance, can easily beat humans at recalling a set of numbers that was displayed for a fraction of a second.

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Octopuses can learn to open pill bottles protected by childproof caps, which many humans can’t figure out on their own. Dogs and horses, among many species that spend time around humans, are able to recognize body language queues that are lost on us. Many species can do stuff we can’t even imagine: bats that map out space with echo-

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location; birds that figure out the complex mechanics of flight and landing; and ticks that identify passing mammals by the smell of butyric acid. We know human animals are extremely smart. We know that, in so many ways, we rule the kingdom that is Planet Earth. We know this because we have forced, both intentionally and unintentionally, so many other

species on the globe to fit into our world. But our greatest strength is also one of our biggest downfalls, as it has overshadowed our understanding and compassion for non-human life. What we can’t seem to wrap our heads around, for the most part, is that other species may actually be just as clever as us, but in their own ways. As De Waal explains, “It seems highly unfair to ask if a squirrel can count to ten if counting is not really what a squirrel’s life is about.” “The squirrel is very good at retrieving nuts, though, and some birds are absolute experts …. That we can’t compete with squirrels and nutcrackers on this task — I even forget where I parked my car — is irrelevant, since our species does not need this kind of memory for survival the way forest animals braving a freezing winter do,” he continues. “Almost every week there is a new finding regarding sophisticated animal cognition, often with compelling videos to back it up,” he writes. “We hear that rats may regret their own decisions, that crows manufacture tools, that octopuses recognize human faces, and that special neurons allow monkeys to learn from each other’s mistakes. We speak openly about culture in animals and about their empathy and friendships. Nothing is off limits anymore, not even the rationality that was once considered humanity’s trademark.” The facts are there, and new research continues to unfold shocking discoveries, but it’s really about us humans being smart enough to understand that we’re not the only smart ones. And then, the real test from there is to see if we can use that understanding to act accordingly and change our ways.

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meat, meat and more meat. We certainly do not need to be consuming the amount of meat we are.


HEN IT COMES to eating animals, we humans have many different reasons that we use to justify these acts. So often I hear, ‘it’s natural, it’s what the animals are here for, we have canine teeth that are meant for eating flesh…’ these are all just poor excuses to justify our actions. Eating meat isn’t necessarily wrong, and I’m not here to condemn anyone who does or place blame of judgment, but let’s be real here, and let’s be honest. The human physiology is not the same as a lion, shark, bear, or any other meat-eating carnivorous animal… it is more closely associated with the primate species, the herbivorous monkeys and gorillas. The following video takes many of these typical arguments and provides the truth, what we would rather not admit. To use the excuse that lions eat meat and that it is just the natural circle of life, is actually not a valid argument. People also sometimes say, that it is justifiable because we are smarter than them. But if you take modern day factory farming out of the equation and you take away our weapons, do you think we could actually take down, kill, rip apart and consume animal flesh? This is not very likely. Let’s see how far those ‘canine’ teeth get you in this sort of situation. In many cultures eating meat has been necessary for survival, particularly in colder climates where nothing is growing, and there is no doubt that it has assisted our

‘If Lions Eat Meat, Why Shouldn’t We?’ survival in many ways. But are we meant to and do we NEED meat to survive and is it justifiable to keep doing it as we are doing it? These are important questions to ask yourself. Turning a blind eye to the injustices of our world will never change anything. If everyone were to get real and honest with themselves, I strongly feel that most people would agree that they would prefer if no animal had to suffer, ever. What sets apart the animals humans are consuming versus the animals that are being con-

sumed in the wild? The animals that are in the wild have a completely free life leading up to their eventual sacrifice, and often it is the old or injured that are hunted and killed. They do not live a life of misery and depression until their eventual death, their life is completely normal and natural. Humans mass produce animals for the sole purpose of slaughtering them for consumption where the animals are bred just to be killed and eaten. BILLIONS of lives birthed and killed repeatedly over and over again to keep up with our demand for

The reality is, we do not need to be contributing to these cruel injustices any longer, as the practice of factory farming is inhumane, unethical and quite frankly -barbaric. It’s not that everyone just has to up and give up meat, although many would argue that that is the answer. If people just made the decision to consume much less meat, and eat much more plants (fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, herbs) we could make a massive shift in regards to the way we are treating animals on this planet. Many argue that we need meat, and there is so much conflicting information on this topic that it is difficult to know what is right, but one thing for sure that we do not need is to be consuming meat for every meal and especially not the portions in which we are doing so. We can all do our part to make a difference – for the animals, for the planet and for ourselves. As Gandhi said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way it’s animals are treated.” In many ways we have evolved tremendously, but in this regard we are still so behind. It’s time to step up and be the change we wish to see in the world. Check out the full interview with Gary Yourofsky here:








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ITH WELL-MARKETED CRIES of “Like my new Lamborghini?” or helicopter jumping business suits claiming the ease of wealth generation, these days it’s hard not to notice the rush of freshly minted millennial millionaires popping up all over the Internet. We’re being told there’s another “gold rush” taking place, it’s right under our noses, presented as international and with a leading edge of millennials. At least that’s what the Internet would have us believe. With a roller coaster of profits and losses harkening back to the wild, wild West, here once again for another kick at the can, computer geeks, plugged in millennials and investors of all kinds with an eye on hedging their bets for the future, are investing in cryptocurrencies. Not silver, not gold, and certainly not bank stocks, the cyberspace frenzy is one based in digital technology and currencies; it’s an explosion of growth that has become its own stock market and a force to be reckoned with. Billions of dollars, converted into crypto currencies, are now floating around on immutable block chains somewhere up in the Internet Cloud. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking to Wes Heald, an in-the-know crypto advisor who has been involved in this market since 2013. To begin with clarity, an important first question asked: ‘what is this we’re investing in?’ His answer: ‘In one sense it is an alternative to a savings account or stocks. If you have savings in the bank that are doing nothing (2% or less) and you are internet savvy you can invest in ICO’s which are like IPO’s for the stock exchange; brand new companies, fresh to the market and just as risky as IPO’s. The companies could fail in other words. You can buy many

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of the new cryptocurrencies for as little as twenty-five cents though, so why not take a chance?’ If you do then Wes is the guy to help you through the process of researching and finding the crypto products that are more likely to gain a good foothold and do well. I wouldn’t advise this for the faint of heart and I wouldn’t advise you to go it alone. Experience in this market is the key to picking the less risky companies. Like the stock market exchanges some companies will do very well and some will not. What makes the crypto currency market different? ‘It’s the technology of the block chain that underlies the cryptocurrencies. All of these cryptocurrencies have their own block

chain. It’s a decentralized ledger existing solely on the cloud, having no oversight whatsoever. With a standard ledger with the banks for example, the bank oversees the ledger and they can manipulate it because they are the ones controlling it. On the contrary, with cryptocurrencies, once the transaction is done and everybody agrees through a process called mining, it is a permanent record on the block chain. It can’t be tampered with and the experts say it’s as secure as Fort Knox.’ Though in this gal’s mind, over time hackers are always able to catch up to technology, so we’ll see. I believe that recently people have become aware of the corruption, manipulation, and ‘too big to fail’ mentality of banks, and cutting them

out of our financial affairs is tempting and cryptocurrencies offer an incredible, if risky, opportunity. But like the stock market you better know the company you’re investing in and if it has intrinsic value and a great team behind it, and that it’s not a fly-by-night scam trying to pump and dump their own crypto stock. This is neither risk free nor for casual users. Do your own research and talk to an expert like Wes Heald, who is happy offer a consultation, has been investing in it, watching it, living and breathing it for several years, and then, welladvised, time to put your foot in. It’s important to be well informed as it is such a new technology. I can’t understate the importance of guidance through the process of understanding it, then knowing as much as possible about the companies you are investing in because in the end, like the stock market, you need to know which companies are the best to bet on. In a sense it lays out a level playing field for all. Theoretically anyone who invests at the beginning of a great company with a great idea could become a millionaire in a very short period of time. Many new millionaires, young ones it seems, have done just that. That’s what’s really tempting here is the speed at which these companies can rise. Hope springs eternal, there’s one born every minute and buyer beware, and never forget what goes up, can also fall flat as a pancake. Due diligence is called for here. Luckily for us this is called the age of information for a reason. Talk to an expert and get informed. Want more info and possibly the inside scoop? Contact Wes Heald, a truly knowledgeable advisor for the new crypto currency market. For more info please see the Cryptocurrency Solutions advert on this page.

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Are We Forever Chasing Rainbows?

Stop for a moment and think back to a time when you were excited and dreaming about something new. Perhaps you really wanted to find a romantic partner, get married, adopt a new cat, find a new job, get a promotion, have children, or buy that stunning house. Can you remember how much you wanted that thing, how much you fantasized about it and longed for it? You might have spent days, even months or years craving to have that one thing. But tell me … what happened after you got what you wanted? How long did the happiness actually last? Certainly, the excitement and joy may have erupted like fireworks around you for a few hours, days or weeks. But this happiness was very temporary, wasn’t it? After a while, the spark of your initial happiness died down … or it wasn’t as intense as you imagined it to be. Almost all of us have experienced this phenomenon which psychologists have called hedonistic adaptation. So why can’t we make this happiness last … and how can we feel these warm-and-fuzzy emotions more often?

What Is Hedonistic Adaptation?

Hedonistic adaptation (also called the “Hedonistic Treadmill”) was a term first created in the 1970s by psychologists Brickman

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both returned back to their previous level of happiness. Now isn’t that just fascinating?

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and Campbell. This term has come to refer to our tendency as human beings to chase happiness, only to return back to our original emotional baseline after getting what we want. In essence, hedonistic adaptation is a phrase that refers to the pursuit of happiness. This happiness is much like running on a treadmill because no matter how much we get, we aren’t completely happy, and we always want more – thus, we keep running and running, seeking for the next happiness hit. Psychologist Michael Eysenck noticed this tendency and created the term “Hedonistic Treadmill.”

Common Examples Of Hedonistic Adaptation

So, as we’ve just seen, hedonistic adaptation means that no matter what good happens to you, you’ll always return to your baseline level of happiness. To make this experience clearer, I’ll share a few examples: n You’ve been trying to get a pay rise for ages and have dreamed about how much easier it would make your life. One day, you receive your pay rise. You feel happy and relieved. But after a week, this happiness fades, and you want an even HIGHER pay rise. n You have saved money to go on a trip to Spain for over six months. Finally, you book your ticket and take your holiday. But

after your trip ends, you quickly become restless, and save up all your money for the next holiday you plan on taking. And the cycle keeps repeating. n You love dogs and have wanted to get one for ages. Finally, the time comes when you get to buy one. Yet after the initial euphoria of playing with your new puppy, your mind begins to fill with other desires, and the thrill starts to fade. You soon realize that getting a puppy hasn’t made you as happy as you thought it would. n Since your early twenties, you have longed to find your soul mate. At last, you meet the person of your dreams, and for the next year, you’re filled with bliss and contentment. But as the years go by, you find yourself returning to that initial level of happiness you had. You begin to want more and start feeling bored. One of the most famous and shocking studies done about hedonistic adaptation was conducted in the 1970s. Researchers examined the differences between people who had won the lottery (for a large amount of money) and victims of accidents, most notably quadriplegic and paraplegic victims. The study revealed that, in the long term, neither group appeared to be happier than the other. After the initial happiness felt by the winners and sadness felt by the victims,

Hedonistic adaptation happens to all of us. As most of us are raised in consumerist societies that are practically built on the “pursuit of happiness,” it’s no wonder that so many of us are addicted to this endless quest. But don’t despair. There are ways to jump off this hedonistic bandwagon and find authentic happiness. I’ll explore some practices that can help you out below. First, we’ll go through some signs that you might be experiencing this form of addiction:

1. You Obsessively Think About That “One Thing” Which Will “Make You Happy”

For example, you often find yourself researching, planning, daydreaming, and longing for an object, person, situation or experience. When you feel bored or unhappy, you find your thoughts dwelling excessively on this thing.

2. You Find It Hard To Be Happy Without Seeking For Happiness

As spiritual teacher Jeff Foster once wrote, “True happiness is the absence of trying to be happy.” Yet most of us are

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conditioned to “try to find” happiness without realizing that this struggle is precisely what makes us unhappy.

3. You Unintentionally Take Other People And Things For Granted

In the pursuit of “more,” you’ve accidentally forgotten to appreciate all of the wonderful people and amazing things in your life that you already have.

4. You Feel Chronically Bored And Restless Boredom and restlessness trigger hedonistic seeking and are also the end result of this seeking. While both of these emotions are natural, if you constantly feel listless and like you need “something else” to fill the hole inside, you could be addicted to running on the hedonistic treadmill. After all, isn’t it thrilling to chase something that you believe will bring you happiness?

5. You Keep Idealizing The Future What fuels the hedonistic treadmill? Idealization. The whole reason why we start running on this hamster wheel in the first place is that we’re not happy with what we have right now, in the present moment. Right now just doesn’t seem “good enough” or thrilling enough. So we start to idealize the future and create stories and fantasies about what “could be.”

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It’s not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon Fortunately, there are ways of prolonging happiness. Researchers Sheldon and Lyubomirsky found in one of their studies that variety and appreciation help us to experience more long-lasting happiness. In other words, introducing a bit of variety into your life, and appreciating what you have, can help you feel happier for longer. Here are some other suggestions that, in my experience, can help you access long-term happiness: n Take time to enjoy little moments. We’re so often preoccupied with searching for the next latest-and-greatest obsession, that we forget the beauty right here around us. Stop throughout your day and look around. Find something to enjoy whether it be daylight streaming through the window, the adorable face of your child, or the beautiful garden you have. Gratitude is a powerful experience. n Become aware of hedonistic adaptation when it plays out. What are you chasing at the moment which you believe will make you happy? One good way of avoiding the hedonistic treadmill is to pay attention to your thoughts and behavior right now. Catch yourself in the middle of this habit, and you will put an end to your addiction, so long as you keep being aware. n Reflect on what you thought would bring you happiness in the past. Think back to everything in the past that you were infatuated with. If you like, make a list. For instance, you may have been obsessed with buying a new pair of shoes, getting a wardrobe makeover, purchasing a certain laptop, moving somewhere, renovating an area of the house … anything which you thought would

make you happy. How long did that happiness last? And how long before you started chasing something else after you got what you wanted? n What are you running away from? The hedonistic treadmill is all about running towards something … but have you ever considered that it’s also about running away from something as well? In order to experience more happiness, you need to face whatever it is you’re running away from. Common things people run away from involve marital problems, self-esteem/image issues, fear of abandonment, life stressors, boredom, and lack of meaning. Once you discover whatever it is you’re trying to bypass by chasing happiness, you can work to free yourself from that issue and therefore experience more longlasting joy. n Realize that anything outside of you cannot give you happiness. It seems like a well-worn cliché to say “happiness comes from within,” but there’s a reason why so many people say this: it is true. How can anything outside of you make you authentically happy if it can be taken away from you at any moment? The only source of happiness that cannot be taken away comes from within you. People and objects come and go, but the very essence or Soul of you does not. n Practice the loving-kindness meditation. When we chase for future satisfaction what we’re really wanting is to feel good. However, according to professor of psychology Barbara Fredrickson in a study she conducted, practicing the loving-kindnessmeditation actually helps to “outpace” the hedonistic treadmill. The LKM comes from the Buddhist tradition and involves sending love to other people. (We have recorded a version of this meditation specifically for sensitive people here.

604.339.9250 n Be conscious of how your desires rule your life. As countless wise men and women have commented over the ages, the root of our suffering is the attachment to desire. The more we believe someone or something will make us happy, the more we attach to that thing. But in order to be free of suffering, we need to be fluid and open to life – even open to seeing that sometimes not getting what we want is ultimately best for us in the long term. As humans, we spend a lot of time trying to figure out what will make us happy, forgetting that happiness can be found right here in the present moment. What we need to do is become aware of our conditioning, reexamine our beliefs surrounding happiness, and work to feel gratitude for what we have, right now. Research has shown that despite facing circumstances such as winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic, we ultimately return back to our previous emotional baseline as human beings. This discovery is essential in our ability to understand the nature of life: that all is passing. Every emotion, every state, all of it changes. And in order to be happy, we need to flow with this natural state of change, finding peace and stability deep inside of ourselves. Mateo Sol is a prominent psychospiritual teacher whose work has influenced the lives of thousands of people worldwide. Born into a family with a history of drug addiction, schizophrenia, and mental illness, Mateo Sol was taught about the plight of the human condition from a young age. As a shaman and spiritual guide, Sol’s mission is to help others experience freedom, wholeness, and peace in any stage of life. Donate to support Sol’s work → https://

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miraculous plant is becoming increasingly obvious: it heals the human body. The fact that it does so without the need for a black-box warning of Serious Adverse Events ensures that cannabis is the future of medicine. While clinical studies in the United States have been impeded due to cannabis’s classification as a Schedule One Controlled Substance (meaning the substance has no medicinal value), other countries have taken the lead. A UK study seeking to reduce chronic pain in advanced cancer patients not fully relieved from use of opioids, found that a cannabis extract composed of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol), two of the active constituents in cannabis, reduced pain by more than 30% from baseline when compared with placebo, with no serious adverse effects.

Interference From page 6

of capacitive reactance and inductive reactance. The combination of capacitive reactance and inductive reactance is matched to the frequency of the energy moving through them. The combination of capacitive reactance and inductive reactance also determines the velocity of the energy in the medium. The physical body of the human soul group is a unique DNA-RNA combination designed to resonate with the specific energy in its environment – in particular with our Sun and the other planets in our Solar System — and especially with the Earth’s energy grids. Energy that is emitted from the central Galactic Core is supported by the numerous resonant cavities that are stretching, extending from the Galactic Core, which is sending its energies to our galaxy, the core of the Milky Way, through our Sun, onto Earth’s magnetosphere, and into our planet’s energy grid to be absorbed by the beings that inhabit Earth. The energies that are coming from the central Galactic Core represent the entire spectrum of frequencies — as it is said “from D.C. to daylight.” This vast spectrum will not be usable equally to all forms of life, to all beings unless the specific energy matches the beings’ resonant frequency. There must be some downshift in frequency, or in the terms of electromagnetics, attenuation and or frequency shift. The intensity of the entire spectrum of frequency waveforms is simply too great for all to absorb. These energies must be transformed or reduced by a series of transformations step-by-

Beyond the realm of chronic pain, cannabis has been shown to positively support individuals dealing with post-traumatic stress. It has demonstrated effectiveness at calming the often-debilitating side effects of inflammatory bowel disease, aka Crohn’s disease. Isolates from the cannabis plant have shown promise at treating “incurable” diseases such as Grave’s disease and brain cancer, and work better than traditional medications for Alzheimer’s disease. With so much evidence of profound medicinal value, legislation based on old systems of control will not long hold back the tide. There are simply too many health benefits to be obtained from the cannabis plant. For additional research on the medical benefits of cannabis, visit the GreenMedInfo database on the subject. For associated and supportive links throughout this article please go to:

step, so that the frequency waveforms are usable by the end-user. Thus all beings have their unique filtering systems. As an example, when we want to drink water and we foolishly attempt to drink from Niagra Falls or a massive swiftly flowing river — in order to drink from such a large volume of water, one must reduce the flow (or the energy) in a series of downward steps. Just as we cannot easily drink from a large source of rushing water, our bodies cannot absorb the great intensity of the full spectrum of frequencies coming from the Galactic Core. These energies must be attenuated, restrained, transformed and reduced by a series of conversions. By such transformations the intensity of energies can be reduced and adjusted. The energy emitted from the Galactic Core has the element of intensity, as well as the spectrum of frequencies. The energies in the Galactic Core must be reduced in intensity of form in order to be harmoniously received and usable by the Human Angelic Soul group. Without a reduction in intensity, the body receiving such energy would fry and burn out like a toaster connected to an ultra high voltage source. The central Galactic Core will naturally contain the entire spectrum of frequencies in this universe. The frequency aspect of the energies coming from our Milky Way Galactic Core also must contain the entire spectrum. Yet only certain frequencies are suitable for human life forms. Other life forms, such as various extraterrestrial races, must have compatible energies for their own best use. Every life form requires energy in a specific harmonic relationship. Because our planet Earth contains an iron core, we respond best to frequencies of a multiple

of 60 cycles (approximately). The Earth’s Schumann frequencies are approximately 7.5 cycles, 15 cycles, 30 cycles, and 60 cycles — and multiples thereof. Considering the ongoing efforts of the Draco Reptilians and the Zeta Reticuli Greys to terraform and alter our planet earth, we may assume that our natural resonance with a 60 cycle frequency is not compatible with these alien races who are invading. It seems logical that they are attempting to change Earth’s frequencies to make it more compatible to their body’s requirements. Perhaps they are transforming our planet to be more compatible with their bodies, their blood. They are in effect ‘downshifting’ the resonant frequencies that have assured our survival, our living requirements — into their energy needs. The success of the alteration, ‘metalization’, and weaponization of our Earth’s atmosphere is intended to permit the invading aliens to incarnate in their hybrids in mass — and push the Human Angelic Soul group off our Home planet. Fortunately our Mother Earth is not designed to accept such a permanent alteration and terraforming. The aliens ultimately will not succeed. According to E.M. Nicolay, our planet will be returned to be supporting its rightfully designated Soul group.” ~Mr. ElectroMagnetics (http:// terraforming-earth-by-altering-her-resonantfrequencies/) The theory that other world beings are contributing to the alteration of the natural spectrum of electromagnetic frequencies goes well above and beyond anything that modern science is taking on. Many operating in the spiritual and metaphysical realms, however, have long warned of the presence of other-

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Why do we look at them in such a light that is “lower” than ourselves? The “dog eat dog” mentality of the wild might not have always held true, and that being said it’s questionable whether all animals even need meat to survive, or whether or not they’ve always eaten meat in the first place, but that’s an entirely different subject. There are a host of animals that are vegetarian, and several more who could be. Some evidence also exists that suggests our ancestors did not eat and hunt meat. A recent paper illustrated how Neanderthals have eaten much more plant food material than previously thought. ( 007%2Fs00114-012-0942-0) We must be careful to question what we think we know, especially when there is evidence that Page 22

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supports the contrary. Using the behavior of modern day animal, focusing on moments of survival and necessity and our tendency to glorify that has contributed to a very backwards portrayal regarding the nature of animals and what they are really like.

Are animals simply reflecting what humans are doing on a mass scale? Would wild animals really be so guarded, protected and violent towards one another if they were surrounded by a completely different environment? If you really think about it, the way we treat animals on this planet is horrible, and there are plenty of examples of that. If you visit organizations like Sea Shepard and PETA, to name a few, you’ll be able to see for yourself. We kill billions of animals a year and that’s just for food consumption alone. If I were a wild animal I’d be terrified of humans. We have not created a fit environment where we can co-exist together; we’ve created one where we are to be

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world beings operating from frequency ranges outside that of human perception. Electromagnetic interference with the resonant frequencies of earth and human beings is no theory, it just remains to be seen what the end game is and who is in a position to benefit from this type of pollution. “Reaching a level of consciousness and vibrational frequency that is appropriate, and in Resonance with the higher layers of God Consciousness — which are indeed endless — is also the key to Enlightenment. No one, nothing, no space fence frequency prison, not Draco or Zeta technology, their poisoning of the atmosphere, land, water, and our bodies with toxic-to-life metals, aluminum, barium, lithium, etc.— nothing can keep you from reaching the God-within you and the One that you are. The higher frequencies are more powerful than the tyrannical energies that seek to delude you and bind you in their illusions.” ~V. Susan Ferguson (http:// About the Author Buck Rogers is the earth-bound incarnation of that familiar part of our timeless cosmic selves, the rebel within. He is a surfer of ideals and meditates often on the promise of happiness in a world battered by the angry seas of human thoughtlessness. He is a staff writer for This article (Terraforming Planet Earth and Human Consciousness with Electromagnetic Interference) was originally created and published by Waking Times and is published here under a Creative Commons license with attribution to Buck Rogers and It may be re-posted freely with proper attribution, author bio, and this copyright statement.

feared. We rape their land, destroy their homes and hunt them for entertainment. Our perception and treatment of wild animals is a great example of how disconnected we’ve become to what is natural. It’s one of many great examples of change that needs to take place on a mass scale in order to shift the direction of our planet in a more positive direction that resonates with the masses. Perhaps if we change the way we treated and interacted with them we would be able to have more experiences with them as well as change their perception of us, which can’t be good. Essentially, wild animals seem to be reflecting and responding to human consciousness, to the environment that we’ve created for them. We must tune in and get in touch with how others are feeling, regardless of the species. We are all interconnected and the best way to move forward is to recognize that connection and start operating (the human race) in ways that are more harmonious with the environment and all life on it.

By Kit Walker

The Light Is On


ATELY I HAVE been contemplating the light bulb as an analogy. I mean, humans created it, right? To me, it looks like we have kind of unconsciously made it in our own image. Or, maybe consciously, as perhaps the idea was originally Tesla’s, and he was no doubt an illuminated being, in the real sense of the word. My guess is that Tesla had the Overunity circuit connected within him. How else could he have come up with all that amazing technology? But let’s look at it a bit. In a light bulb, the electricity comes in, passes through a filament and then passes out. And the glass bulb is sealed, so there’s a vacuum inside. And, if the bulb breaks, and there is no more vacuum, then the filament instantly overheats and burns out. For me, this head/heart circuit asserts itself very much like this, (although to describe it with words always fall short): Consciousness (the life current) enters the body through the heartbeat, at the sinoatrial node, passes along the “nerve of bliss” or amrita nadi, and then releases through the ajna and crown, and returns to Infinity. When it hits the body it becomes bliss. The “nerve of bliss” mentioned above by Ramana, IS the filament, and it glows. If we allow it, that glow expands to infinity and obliterates all separate sense of self. It is omni-directional, and self-regenerating to overunity. There are no directions in Infinity. Not unlike AC current, which also was invented by (you guessed it) Nikola Tesla, which constantly alternates direction. This requires practice, this allowing. Because along with the expanding radiance comes a very strong pressure, almost like a sound. For the nervous system and the body to conduct this pressure it needs to slowly adapt to a completely different way of being. I am in no way suggesting that this is an easy process to embody. Yes, the idea is simple, but the ramifications get more profound as one advances along this narrow track, and obstacles one could never have even imagined present themselves. But my feeling is that most of those obstacles come from the programming, the conditioned “operating system” that was installed in us, and we can trust this current to clear all obstruction if we can just allow it. Much like the cleaning of the Aegean Stables by Hercules. He diverted a river (a current) through them. But, it is an ordeal. It is not for the faint of heart, as it will test you to your core. And, much like the maras who bothered Buddha under the Bodhi Tree, we will be attacked and tested severely by the powers behind the veil whose purpose is to preserve ignorance and limitation, and enslave humanity.

The Vacuum OK, so what is the vacuum in the light bulb analogy? Because that vacuum is a key component. Without it, the filament will not glow, it will burn out. My take on it, is that that vacuum is the hermetically sealed vessel of alchemy itself. And what is it in a practical sense? It is when the mind is completely at rest, in stillness, without a single thought arising, and turned within, not projecting or reacting to the apparent “outside world”. And when a thought does arise, it is instantly burned, outshone, and the mind releases back to complete stillness. So perhaps we could say that the vacuum is what happens when we remain “at zero point”, which could just be another way of describing the Infinite “tiny space” of Hridaya. Check it out:

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Part Three: The Light Is On

time passes without completing it. That’s why it is so long as well. My apologies to those of short attention span, i can’t help it, apparently. And it’s really fairly uncharted territory, so i am sure there are some flaws in my current understanding. But also, we’re improvising and improving. We are part of Creation. We are making this up as we go along. How things will turn out has everything to do with each one of us.

of ego is reactivity. (Saturn/Moon, Capricorn/ Cancer) And they go on to say, that when we RESIST our own reactivity, we attract more light. If we go back to the light bulb analogy, the filament lights up because of a certain amount of resistance that happens. The electricity cannot simply pass through it, like a normal wire. The resistance causes the filament to heat up and create light. So how do we resist our reactivity? By becoming more and more aware. Wait before you react. Allow the attention to drop out of the dualistic mind that constantly wants to create some kind of opponent or problem, and simply rest in yourself, at peace. Let the mind go still. Seal the vessel. Create the vacuum, and the resistance will bring more light to you. Yes, you will find a way to effectively respond, that’s the next step, but first resist the temptation to react blindly, in a knee-jerk kind of way. This is response-ability. And notice that reSPONd and SPONtaneous are related. Reaction is mechanical. Response is spontaneous. In the Vedic traditions the term “tapas” refers to the transformational heat that one goes through in this purification process, which gradually “cooks” one’s karma and releases one from suffering. This is the real “resistance”, the real reevolution. Let’s not underestimate the power we have to change the world by first submitting ourselves to this transformation. This is the true meaning of “sacrifice”, which means to make sacred. All forms of outer ritual sacrifice are a grotesque distortion of this essential principle. When the Buddha said “be a light unto yourself”, this is what he meant.

Direct Nourishment I have also noticed that when the midbrain is activated, and the current is running through the Eternal Circuit, the breathing almost stops, and it is as if energy is coming directly from Source, rather than having to translate through Sun, nature, plants, eating, breathing air, etc. For now it feels like only a glimpse into our true potential as eternal beings. But could it be that this is the fountain of eternal youth, and perhaps even the Holy Grail? Hidden in plain sight, right in our own body electric? The Well of Being at the Infinite Heart is the source of well-being. This is so obvious, but the ego wants to make a project out of it. However, until we awaken to our true nature, nothing we “do” is going to help. But after we awaken, EVERYTHING we do is going to help, even things as simple as cleaning the floor, or loving your dog.

Just the Beginning This article has taken me forever to write. Every day more dots are connecting, and then i want to explore their ramifications, so the

There is so much more to discover about all of this. I do not set myself up as any kind of expert on this, merely an experimenter and explorer, sharing some of my observations. If they serve you, very good. If not, no problem. I still have to eat food, and breathe. This is more an intuition of the miraculous possibilities we have, but have forgotten. For me, this is a work in progress, I am sure there will be much more to add to this, the growth is never ending, once the seed sprouts. It takes many years and many challenges for a sprout to turn into a huge tree.

Disclaimer / Warning There are some caveats to this as well. For one thing, once this current is fully activated, you cannot turn it off, it cannot be forgotten. And it will have its way with you, no doubt about it. Yes, it is blissful, but my feeling is that bliss is misunderstood in the New Age circles, as something that just makes you feel good all the time, like a kind of ultimate comfort zone. For me, a better analogy is one of electricity, or fire. Yes it can create light and warmth, but it can also burn, and shock. At times it can be unbearable, and can upset your entire world. It will not tolerate falseness of any kind, and it is relentless. So it is wise to consider carefully, because there is no turning back from this path. It will force you to change everything about your life that is not in alignment, sooner or later. “The Way is a one-way street. Meaning that whoever begins to walk it is forbidden to turn back. This is not because of some kind of external imperative, but due to the fact that each step forward on the Way irrevocably modifies the content of whoever has started walking it. It follows that he will become more and more of a stranger to his surroundings; that he will lose more and more interest in exterior life, in which only yesterday he participated fully. The appearance of things, and especially of beings, undergoes a deep change in his eyes. He will one day be surprised to constate (to affirm) that certain faces which only yesterday he found very beautiful now reveal to him marks of bestiality behind their features: not all, but many of them! The more man progresses on the Way, the more his feeling of being a stranger is intensified. Soon he will become boring: later still he will become unbearable, and finally, odious. That is why ‘the prophet is despised in his country, among his close relations and in his own house.‘ That indication is precise and leaves no room for doubt. He who wants to start esoteric studies is invited to think it over twice, and weigh it all, before he rushes to cross the moat-threshold. We repeat that it will not be possible for him to return to exterior life and

to find his place, his pleasures and his satisfaction there as in the past. However, as well as the difficulties which are the first results of his evolution, such a man will receive comforting impressions, especially in his human relations. He will be surprised to perceive one day that certain faces which only yesterday appeared to him ordinary, today shine in his eyes with a bright beauty. It is because his sight, sharpened by esoteric work, has acquired the faculty of penetrating beyond the external crust. It is amongst these brighter beings that he will find his new friends. Their society will welcome him as one of their own. He will be understood among them, and their community of common aims and interests will be a stimulus and a help for all.” ~ Boris Mouravieff, Gnosis “Thus when Heaven is about to entrust a man with great work, it first causes distress to his mind, belabors his muscles and frame, starves his body, subjects him to want, and frustrates what he sets out to do. This is to stimulate his ambition, strengthen his character, and increase his capacity for doing what he could not do before.” ~ Mencius Think about it for a moment: is there any alternative to complete liberation? Sooner or later, we are going to have to come to terms with it. It might as well be now, since it is always only ever now anyway. When all our seeking is exhausted, the Life Current will still be here waiting for us, eternally patient. And to allow this radical transformation to fully come into the body is going to have a much more powerful effect on the world around us than any “thing” we could “do” from our incompleteness. An unsprouted seed can never bear flowers or fruit. The return to the natural state is the most imperceptible movement. It is a simple matter of relaxing. It is not “out there”, it is right where you are. In spiritual awakening we cross a threshold, into a new way of being. Living AS the Radiant Transcendental Being, with no intermediaries, earthly or otherwise, is our natural state. Awakening is when we remember that, to never forget it again. The Life Current asserts itself so powerfully and continually, that you just cannot forget it. Because it IS you. But then, as we are reborn into this new way of life, a whole new set of challenges begins. How to be in a world that is still stuck in the old way? There are so many things we just can no longer believe in, or do. This can be such a challenge, that most people prefer to just stay as they are, unsprouted seeds, never to bear fruit, but simply to be harvested and recycled. But we who awaken then find ourselves in a whole different kind of growth curve, learning to develop and use our unique siddhis, or powers. And a new law starts to take effect in our lives, one that is based in the eternal now, that functions more in the miraculous dimension. This is a process that has no end. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return. Each separate being in the universe returns to the common source. Returning to the source is serenity. If you don’t realize the source, you stumble in confusion and sorrow. When you realize where you come from, you naturally become tolerant, disinterested, amused, kind-hearted as a grandmother, dignified as a king. Lao Tzu If you enjoyed this article please consider supporting my work on Patreon: Kit Walker, explorer in music and consciousness, is dedicated to uncovering and sharing the links between frequency and spiritual awakening.

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