Saturday, November 28, 2009

Atonement: The Means To Be 'At One' (with vipassana appendix)


This work is a continuation of Lighter Than Smoke

To begin, an elegance of maths.  You don't have to be a genius to follow the drift of Stan Tenen.  Sooner or later he gets round and explains that letters and logograms of many languages and number systems seem to imitate the contortions of a smoke ring as it rises toward the ether.  Tenen, whose main field is the Hebrew Alef-Bet, compares this 'ring' to the 'two-toroid', or 'hollow donut'.

The special importance to our discussion: the comparison to the meditation of smoking, which appears the most efficacious method of observing the two-torus as it twists into itself and expands at last into a spheroid cloud.

I will try to clarify the following themes.

- The Externalization of Secret Dogma (as per a comment from Tox Mundi)
- The persecution of the habit of smoking (west of Jerusalem)
- Major Toth
- The Kingdom of Satan: If you are reading this, you could be home by now!  Condo's from $666,000
- Some Other Stuff

The Externalization of Secret Dogma

In comments from Lighter Than Smoke I muse...

Great and dark forces are working over time to conflate the anal with the sexual, to, in a sense, make the asshole into a sex object and reintegrate the cosmic mind into the stupid cycle of nature that it is now practically illegal to speak against in a direct voice.

Tox Mundi asks...

if that's true then why is hollywood cranking out 17 pkd-inspired sciflicks perannum? or do they fall under the qualifier?

This question ignites a direct hit.  The rejoinder asks the initiate to consider that the New Age is nothing of the sort, and that the current synchroid fascination, the much adored ascension of consciousness, is only a walk around the block.  An attempt to commercialize, to 'square off' the transfinite self as a subset of the Maya, under the name of the ever loving Disney we're all in this together Hakuna Matata bullshit cycle of Life and Death Green House Mass Gas Passer most often abbreviated as The One.

The Confucion, Zen and Taoist schools each report this so-called One as a the pernicious myth of Maya - only to have their teachings warped into doctrinal patterns and used as lithographic plates for education of mass peoples, and in particular, stupid white men.

The externalization of secret teaching is busted as a flim-flam - a con.  Nowadaze, one must don the threadbare mantle of socially accepted spiritual knowledge or else.  The Sacred has become Sacrosanct and this is why these words you read are dangerous and virtually unlawful unless parsed by a master such as myself.  The individual, you see, is on the verge of its complete assassination.  It is quite the more acceptable to belong to a group of any type at all, than it is to profess one's sovereign self.

Forcing masses of peoples into sub-sets of the Maya has been a 6000 year process - a process on the verge of its Magnificent Realization.  The secret dogma has been held at bay as Satan's Ace in the Hole - played now with such panache to grab the most difficult resistors of His plan: those who believe themselves to be generally and/or non-dogmatically moral and who, in the light of pseudo-sacred self-importance, demand reflexive morality from others.

The overstimulated Golden Rule is an excellent paradox.

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

We ask in this 'golden' light: what is the self to do if that which some or many others wish for themselves, another does not wish?  The Golden Rule is exposed as passive social Darwinism.

The correct rule is the Iron Rule and is not paradoxical, but Ironic, as it proceeds forth from the Age of Iron which is symbolized by the golden head of King Nebuchadnazzar.

Don't do unto others, unless of course, they ask you, and then, if you like, do only as they ask.  Do not be affronted by the behavior of others.  We do not live in an enclosure, but a trans-finite paradise.  Have faith - there is always room to polish your own bowl.

Which leads nicely into our next question...

The persecution of the habit of smoking 

To begin, please read...

Edifying Thoughts of a Tobacco Smoker

Whene'er I take my pipe and stuff it
And smoke to pass the time away
My thoughts, as I sit there and puff it,
Dwell on a picture sad and grey:
It teaches me that very like
Am I myself unto my pipe.

Like me this pipe, so fragrant burning,
Is made of naught but earthen clay;
To earth I too shall be returning,
And cannot halt my slow decay.
My well used pipe, now cracked and broken,
Of mortal life is but a token.

No stain, the pipe's hue yet doth darken;
It remains white. Thus do I know
That when to death's call I must harken
My body, too, all pale will grow.
To black beneath the sod 'twill turn,
Likewise the pipe, if oft it burn.

Or when the pipe is fairly glowing,
Behold then instantaneously,
The smoke off into thin air going,
'Til naught but ash is left to see.
Man's fame likewise away will burn
And unto dust his body turn.

How oft it happens when one's smoking,
The tamper's missing from it's shelf,
And one goes with one's finger poking
Into the bowl and burns oneself.
If in the pipe such pain doth dwell
How hot must be the pains of Hell!

Thus o'er my pipe in contemplation
Of such things - I can constantly
Indulge in fruitful meditation,
And so, puffing contentedly,
On land, at sea, at home, abroad,
I smoke my pipe and worship God.

Johann Sebastian Bach - 1725 (1685-1750)

It is here that we can explain the titular pun Atonement/At-One-Meant.

A question to the reader:  are you aware that Oriental and Indo-Asian Races, including Amer-Inds, suffer comparative to the Caucasian, little ill effect from the use of tobacco?  Geriatric Scientist and Bio-Sphere doctor, Ray Walford, in his massive study 'The China Health Project' gives the best reasoning for this disparity: the diet.

Now, please join me in an oblique interpretation of the term diet

From the philosophic, intellectual, even scientific perspective that 'All is Maya is as One', we must adopt a subtle interpretation of the precise nature of food.  Within the matrix everything is a consumer property.  Everything is being consumed.  All we see, hear, touch, taste, smell, breathe, think, eat, excrete, all is Maya and is simultaneously consuming and being consumed.  In the Maya, everything is food.

The model instructs the self-same as of the now corrupted Roman School of Light: we are cannibals and must atone.

One must consider the 6000 year history of modern civilization as the passage of the Sun in One Day across the sky.

The Morning of this Day, which exists outside of Time, before the motion of the Sun has even started, is A Golden Age of Peace.  It is best described in popular parlance as The Lost Horizon.  Within the Maya it is only a fable.  At the moment the Sun begins its journey, reality begins to degrade into an infernal cycle of self-digestion and regurgitation.  There is a mighty struggle of 4000 years, in which the Light of Reason rages against the approaching whatcomesaround goesaround of karmic nihilism.  This battle is lost forever the moment 2000 gone years, when our Sun crosses Jerusalem and Christ is Crux-eye-Fried and served up to zoomanity as an immortal chicken-satay.

The conundrum for the Western Soul is to atone for this crusty botch of sin, which is programmed by the cereal series of sacrifice and is therefore the burden of omnivore and 6th level vegan alike.  The exacting nature of this paradox is the need for the Westerner to compensate for that which we consumed in our serial glory of manifest destiny... namely, The Continent of the Americas.

The gift of the Native Amer-Indians to the White Man, of Tobacco, is the means for this Atonement, which depending upon the level of sin, can be ritual or habitual.  For a Honky like me, to smoke is to Atone for the sins of my father, which is the cannibalistic genocide of a race of peaceful nomads.

I pray you recall the excellent example of Kubrick's The Shining, familiar to all of us, which is essentially of comedy of Thomist atonement.  Jack and Danny discuss cannibalism on the drive up to The Overlook.  Wendy and Danny are seen in the shadow of the Calumet (Peace Pipe).  All three spend much of their time together in a blue haze of Virginia's finest blends.

For the Torrances, the ritual is a complete success.  Wendy who is Isis, an Earth Mother every bit as cruel as her male diameter, will see herself in the mirror and get a rude awakening long overdue. She and Danny slide back down the Sidewinder, to allow Danny to play his Jesus games all over again - but with refinement.  As for Jack, he is the only one who hears the highest voice of the Sovereign Self (g-d), and like a mensch, he attempts to confine the cancerous American family where it belongs.  He is rewarded with a paradise.

Jack is the Biblical Abraham, who worships God through ritual atonement and burnt offering.  This particular dude is smart enough to see far into the future of his race and looks to put an end to it but quick.  He fails only because his Supreme Self allows Satan to fulfill the evil destiny of Will.  The kid gets away and Abe wins his Godhead. Jack Torrance and his character is a perfect analog to corrected yoga vipassana. I will defend this notion with much alacrity with reference to the opus, if I am asked.

For now, we see the Satanic necessity of marginalizing the smoker, along with any other dangling dudes of derring-do that defy the conventional form.

To be at one with the Maya - which is the aim of the New Age and proponents like The Green Movement, the Neo-Buddhists and Ecumenists - is to prevail the False Western Self westward, across the Pacific, to utterly Westernize the Eastern School, which is then fed back to the Empirical Cannibal like carnivorous pablum.  All forms of atonement are to be forbidden through this process which is unveiled on Aug. 6 1945 and realized globally when Eckhart Tolle settles in Vancouver.

And so we find to our consternation, that all of the good people are looking for their light Eastward, through the Western Gate, creating the fractalated fugues of faraway fancy adorned as sacred knowledge of Tao or Zen or What Have you.

The Western soul, must, and I say absolutely must, return his burden to the East through Jerusalem and the Cross of Christ, which is the Only Stargate to the Palm Garden, before he can contemplate the difficult serenity of Eastern Promises.

To go west beyond Vancouver is dangerous, O My Brothers and Sisters - Behold the Major!!!

Major Toth

Compare the images, and who has eyes will see the flower on his hand.  One thing is for damned sure... he doesn't smoke.

 

The Kingdom of Satan (you are here)

This can be a bit thorny.  To circumvent a certain brand of real critik, I will make a small apology.  I am not a Christian, or a Christ.  Nor do I wish to embrace these twins of Hodge and Podge - one or the other.  Instead, I am simply a scholastic Thomist who understands that one must endure the ritual of ones specific culture before any passage through a Strange Gate.  You may compare my viewpoint to that of Alan Watts, who was very clear he was not a Zen Buddhist, but rather that he proposed a perspective educated by the Zen school.

As a Zen Thomist, here is my perspective.  The sacrificial murder of Christ is the beginning of Western Empiric Cannibalism.  This push westward would hound, pillage and finally overturn first the Mediterranean and then the American nomadic cultures.  At the brink of the collapse of this Empire comes its master stroke: the eminent domain of pan-pacific pseudo-wisdom superimposed onto the hold out vestiges of Western self-dignity - an event known widely as Ecumenism or by the vile misnomer, Pluralism.


A funny proof comes from the immortal chain smoker Hermann Hesse, in his Der Glasperlenspiel, also called The Glass Bead Game.  It is easy to discover that many who enjoy the synchroid past-time fancy themselves players of this 'great game' - direct references are found at many synch blogs.  There is a comment on this very site in which a certain player of renown is praised for his divine ability to 'create synchs'.  The balderdash is found in the bald fact that Hesse's comic masterpiece is an ironic critique of the 'game' and not a celebration of it.  Hesse foresees the downfall of civilization in the imposed hierarchy of an elite class of philosophers.

Look in the mirror and say it ain't so. For who among us has not paraded in Confucious's New Clothes from time to time.  The New Humility is decked-out in Combat Fatigues.  A bunch of spiritual hate mongers are we - and must atone.  I aver that our salvation comes only through such atonement, through Christ who is the sole path into The Lost Horizon from lands that are Westward of Jerusalem.   We must journey to the east, beyond Golgotha, and if we can not travel there, we must offer up our smoke.

The Western Soul must At-One
Have a smoke and mote it done.

Some Other Stuff


Appendix (from yoga.com) - Vipassana: Vipassana is the oldest of Buddhist meditation practices. The method comes directly from the Sitipatthana Sutta, a discourse attributed to Buddha himself. Vipassana is a direct and gradual cultivation of mindfulness or awareness. It proceeds piece by piece over a period of years. The student's attention is carefully directed to an intense examination of certain aspects of his own existence. The meditator is trained to notice more and more of his own flowing life experience.

26 comments:

  1. in my imagination I eat humans. I'm a heavy smoker, quite aware of the letters but I knew it from Dan Winter. At the time I learned about it, I heard this random comment about how "Jesus died for your doughnuts" I won't be able to forget that.

    o my it's 11:11 again

    I smoke because deep inside my soul I want to die. I have always felt a disturbance in the force since I was born. I don't remember past lives but I know I have done things before my first time trying them. I even had a cliche death trip once. Three in total but the last two were surreal. I surfed in the ocean as a child and cursed to Poseidon to try and take my life if he even could. I curse the Gods. I do not trust them. I noted another spiritual moment in my life when I learned about the importance of forget. Nicotine is correlated to memory. There is a ontological need to manually adjust ones ability to remember. It's "Edifying" description and it's medical uses with memory are not coincidental, nor is the fact that when a person first smokes they get dizzy and see stars.

    What is important about the ability to replace food with smoking? The attribute is quite strong and somewhat similar to the cannibalism symbolism.

    it's so funny I was a suicidal kid, then when I had a near death experience I decided to return to life ... then I chose my college based upon the notion of how much suffering I would be able to force upon myself ... so weird ... i am not sure of a sufficient martyrdom to oneself but that seems to be of importance ... i am content with idle intellectual musings ... art in your name so I shall divulge ... when I found out forget is important, it was said to be art, as is martyrdom ... art is the highest of the five electrical frequencies in the human brain ... only second in hierarchy to evolution, the lowest frequency

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  2. Dizz-amm Good Sir,

    What a beautiful comment.

    I for one appreciate your musings, which are composed with a fine skill. But I must admit I am sad, perhaps on my own behalf, to read that you want to die.

    The thing about dying, and even the moribund 'ego death' ... somewhere down the line, all you are at this moment will cease to be. So therfore... It is exactly because 'you will' die that, for now, you don't have to.

    Live it Up, my Good Man and as always...

    Pax

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  3. thanks, so I'm thinking of the lyric "just like suicide" and that's sort of what I think of cigarettes in a way ... that every smoker wants to die subconsciously or whatever ... I don't neccesarily believe death to an inevitability however ... I might have a ticket on Stephen Valentine's Time Ship ... you never know

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  4. this is an interesting link

    http://www.jewish-holiday.com/kabbalahyud.html

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  5. So Hollywood is blanketing us with Gnostic theology in order to give the white man a false gnosis? Sounds a bit convoluted Mel… but you agree that the whole neo-gnostic movement is more of the same-ol BS? Cuz all these neognostic gurus are popping up, and they annoy the shit out of me same as all other iterations of the priesthood, particularly since they want to portray themselves as underdogs fighting against the Big Other. But then youre doing it too…who is Satan? A noncorporeal elder god/cinematographer? More false divisions and schizophrenia IMO, externalization of something in ourselves we don’t want to deal with. The utter malevolence we observe in Hollywood and the music industry are manifestations of something really ugly in our psyches that needs to be dragged out, examined, and hugged. The priesthood/Satan is a scared little boy who survives only by piling the mountain of lies ever higher. He feels he’s owed something… but what? When you talk about Eastern methods and the Western temperament, it sounds a lot like Crowley, who I regard about as highly as I do Tolle. I don’t think someone like Crowley who served the war machine and surrounded himself with sychophants makes a great role model for the rugged individualist. That racist bitch Blavatsky can kiss my tan ass too. I always cringe when people talk about the “white race”. What is it? Someone should tell the Serbs and the Croats that they need to unite in their whiteness against the brown hordes. Oh well, nobody told the Algonquins and the Iroquois to unite in their nativeness either. And if I have to trace some specific racial heritage to achieve gnosis then Im fucked anyway. As an American my culture is burgers and TV, but Im suspicious of anyone who has lived their entire lives in this society and doesn’t enjoy black music unless its performed by white artists. So if you want to castigate yourself for wiping out the Natives don’t let me stop you, but long ago the “white race” were the savage natives and they were colonized, that’s why your language, science and philosophy all come from the ancient world. (and the natives are still around by the way, I think Canada gave them a nice iceberg to live on) And if you want to go back further all the “races” are descendants of Africa and an Ifa priest told me that the white race was created when the blacks (presumably the male priesthood) cast out the ugly albino babies. So there you have it, black people were the first racists. What interests me though is what all these supposedly oppositional ideologies have in common:

    (from “who burns the books?”) “The brothers had already accomplished a partial turning away from their libido object, the woman, through their strengthened homosexual tendencies. On the other hand, impulses of hate based on ambivalence of feelings must have manifested against the woman on whose account the dreadful and fruitless deed [the parricide] was carried out….It seems that when a crowd gathers, people return to be, like in archaic times, a group of young novices filled with homosexual and misogynist feelings.”

    The Synch Whole, indeed. All this stuff about wanting to escape the matrix and maya and the celebrating the gleaming tower of reason are thinly veiled, and your disavowal of sex fits right in. Sure, maya is an illusion, but its an illusion of our making, no? Or are we still blaming the demiurge? What happened to the trans-finite paradise? But out of curiosity when you escape the matrix where are you gonna go? I wish the Gnostic master scientists success, I wish they would hurry up and stargate the fuck off my planet, preferably straight into a black hole. Just playing Goddess advocate here, and if I’ve misunderstood any of your positions then please forgive me but Im good for that lol. PS I smoke trees but not tobacco but I feel what youre saying about it being a food substitute and going to bed when Im tired of it, although its hard to get here and Ive been out for a while :( well smoke one for me mel…

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  6. that albino theory is dumbest thing I've ever heard in my life ...

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  7. Do you know in the Ashanincan world view of the Amazon, the tobacco spirit is the director of the healing process. Now that is ironic. One day we will realize that we need tobacco to cure cancer. One of the best ways to heal with tobacco is to make a drink out of it and drink it in a purging ceremony. This can make one feel better than anything I know.
    My aunt heard I was doing this and she thought I was eating cigarettes. That I don't recommend. We all need to heal that is for sure.

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  8. that's funny, I've heard we are not supposed to drink coffee but use it as an enema instead.

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  9. Geez Tox,

    I must say that I appreciate the depth of your comment - which is a passion and a caution.

    Looking at your art (on the Tox Blog) which is filled with humor, I am a bit disappointed I am unable to convey that same trickster spirit in my own work, which I would always advice be taken with a pinch of salt.

    My aim is to amuse. I choose poetic rhetoric as the vehicle of my muse. Nevertheless, I am a serious philosopher, so I will answer your allegations.

    Who is Satan? You answer your own question in your very next phrase. He is the standard for measurement, who uses the Maya to entrain the pluralistic schizophrenia that corrupts every level thought, including my own work. Cinema is but one of his tools, as is language.

    In a single word, Satan is Beauty as he is the catalyst that encourages one thing to become another, but with its essence intact. Milton makes this abundantly clear in 'Paradise Lost and Regained', which is the main source of the modern image of Satan. I am willing to support this idea, if I am asked to.

    Your second image of Satan:. 'A scared little boy... piling lies high... feels he is owed something.

    Right you are Sir! But why?

    Satan is scared because God, who is his Creator, is an Evil Theocrat who demands worship and obeisance - a behavior now intoned in code as the fascist neo-spiritual 'All is One'.

    Have you no Sympathy for The Devil, Tox, you who so clearly want to Paint it Black?

    Re: Tolle vs. Crowley. It is completely impossible for me to say anything about these men, except through the examination of their works. As such I think that Tolle is made positively silly in the light of Crowley's sublime purple chicanery.

    Very simply, Tolle is 'All is One' and Crowley is 'Pan is Many', but I suspect that as people, as souls,, each of these men is equally becoming a Buddha. Just like the rest of us.

    I am glad you have exposed my 'anti-sexual' leanings, which are not at all homosexual, as the homosexual life provides exact same conundrum, namely: that it can be denied.

    I have no problem with the act of sex (gay or straight), and I am not at all misogynist. I reject sex because it is in every way a device of political power, social darwinism and genetic marginalization. The proof is so simple a child can see it. There are millions of lonely people, both men and women, who have gone through years, decades and all to often a life time withou access to the healing erotic touch. As long as we live in a world where this blessing is a component of the social 'will to power', it must be considered as an Evil and rejected by anyone who seeks the path of compassion and inner joy. I would be perfectly comfortable to give my life to iluustrate this point. Lucky for me, no one seems to get the message.

    Regarding the notion of Blame...

    I'll be damned if I can find any blame in my work thus far. To activate Blame, one must propose an absolute value. I don`t think I propose such values.

    Sure, I say the Western Soul must undergo a Western initiation to fully comprhend the Eastern Stars, but I do not suggest that doing so is compelled.

    If you want to play chess, you must learn the rules, but because you know the rules you are not obliged to play.

    I like to play.

    Re: the Goddess. She is every bit as nasty and marvelous as Satan, and I for one, love her to Death.

    It is with our discussion in mind that I begin work on a new post 'THC: Another Kind of Smoke'. Which I will post later tonite.

    Pax broski.

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  10. amazing.
    I'd be interested in knowing who let the snake in the garden?
    Seems most at the whole are on the same team, and you?
    Art I Slav Me L

    Art is lavmel

    I loved it. It was a great post.

    Yes!! NOOOOOOO!
    Jein.

    The story abides dude.
    that is as close as I can get.
    My belief? nothing.
    I know, but stand only upon the rock of sacrifice.
    Somedays I want Crowley/Tolle right--they're doing the same thing after all. Selfishness.
    Without charity it's worthless.
    hummmm
    I'm taxed. confounded.
    I'm invested in the story, in the play.
    It may not be real, yet. . .
    I'll read it again sometime and let you know what I really think.
    How much do you smoke?
    I quit for about 5 years ago, but picked it up again last year. (however my maintenance level low--one or two a night, sometimes not a all. Went for about 3 months clear too.
    Really think I should be meditating instead though.)
    I deliver Chinese food. Smoking *wll* kill you, but so will Chinese food and everything else.

    I'm looking to Parcival.

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  11. Cheers Ish,

    A fun comment to read - I laughed, I cried, I took a nap!

    Parcival is To Perceive All.

    I'm right there with you.

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  12. well humor is a funny thing, mel. Like ratte not getting that i was joking about the albino thing. When the guy told me that I laughed in his face and it took me a while to regain composure. But yours is a bit highbrow for me and I do appreciate your dumbing it down. I have plenty of sympathy for the devil, (I like Zep n shit) but only in a theoretical sense. Im no philosopher, because every philosphy book Ive ever read plays out the same...the first half is full of ideas and proofs, and in the second half theyre selling you something, a political agenda or a lifestyle or a cult they want you to join. This becomes obvious when the philosophies are put into action, which cannot be done without a power base. Thats why I think its very instructive to look at people like crowley and how they actually lived. Call it cliche, but actions speak louder than words. Ignoring that and calling yourself a philsopher is like a war scientist saying, "but my work was purely theoretical." If the Gnostics really believe that Maya is hell, then perhaps they are deliberately making this world an awful place....just to prove their point. On the other hand most christians I know are like happy, friendly retards, pretty harmless until someone has a mind to use their credulity against them. I'd totally agree that the goddess would be no better than the tower of reason, but I dont feel the need to pick one or the other. My goal in life is to be completely useless to the whole charade. As a once-rabid chess player I've become bored with the game, and I'm looking for someone to give me a strong argument on why I shouldnt just flip the board over. Havent found it, but when I paint it black I wont be favoring one side or the other.

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  13. "Tenen, whose main field is the Hebrew Alef-Bet, compares this 'ring' to the 'two-toroid', or 'hollow donut'."

    --see description at bottom of link.

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  14. It is so interesting that your credo is exactly the opposite of what I came to recently considering similar things.

    You:
    Don't do unto others, unless of course, they ask you, and then, if you like, do only as they ask. Do not be affronted by the behavior of others. We do not live in an enclosure, but a trans-finite paradise. Have faith - there is always room to polish your own bowl.

    Me:
    Know that everything you do is one continuous mistake and absolutely perfect. You are where you are, but you have the power to stay, or go, or just be. "Do what thou wilt", but know that you aren't the only person in this world, and thus without charity, it’s worthless. The medium *is* the message.

    --I have kids, and this colors my lens.
    I will continue reading!

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  15. "Ronald Lacey as Major Arnold Toht. Toht is an interrogator for the Gestapo, who tries to torture Marion Ravenwood for the headpiece of the Staff of Ra. He is killed by the supernatural powers of the Ark when his face melts. Lacey was cast as he reminded Spielberg of Peter Lorre.[3] Klaus Kinski was offered the role, but he hated the script.[7]"
    ~Wikipedia

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  16. Thomist:
    "Though St. Thomas Aquinas was a devout Catholic priest, he believed that truth is true wherever it is found, and thus consults Greek, Roman, Jewish, and Muslim philosophers. Specifically, he was a realist (i.e., that the world can be known as it is, in contrast to skepticism). He largely follows Aristotelian terminology and metaphysics, and wrote comprehensive commentaries on Aristotle, often affirming Aristotle's views with independent arguments. Aquinas also often quotes Aristotle as an authoritative source[3] (though never administering an argumentum ad verecundiam), referring to him as 'the Philosopher.'"

    more:

    --I'm still not sure if the above typo was on purpose thus referring Thoth--sure for good measure:
    "Thoth[1] was considered one of the more important deities of the Egyptian pantheon. In art, he was often depicted as a man with the head of an ibis or a baboon; these animals were sacred to him. His feminine counterpart was Seshat.[2]"

    "He was often considered as the heart, which, according to the ancient Egyptians, is the seat of intelligence or the mind, and tongue of the sun god Ra; as well as the means by which Ra's will was translated into speech.[4] He had also been related to the Logos of Plato[4] and the mind of God[5] (see The All). In the Egyptian mythology, he has played many vital and prominent roles in maintaining the universe, including being one of the two deities (the other being Ma'at) who stood on either side of Ra's boat.[6] Later in ancient Egyptian history, Thoth became heavily associated with the arbitration of godly disputes,[7] the arts of magic, the system of writing, the development of science,[8] and the judgment of the dead.[9]"

    hmmmm.

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  17. So if I have comment from the second reading, it comes indirectly to you from another conversation:

    Thanks James!
    I enjoy our conversations.
    I like it when I'm lead back to myself to reconsider a previous moment and connect it to now.

    Do we root for Tetsuo to blow up? Is that the same as enlightenment?

    I'm loving the back and forth between Mel and Tox Mund1.
    --It is the argument in my head. I also have my doubts about the position of Jim & Jake in the Jupiter cult too. I wrote on another site that the problems of the world are Jupiter problems. The patriarchy must go!

    "Maya, is the principal concept which manifests, perpetuates and governs the illusion and dream of duality in the phenomenal Universe. For some mystics this manifestation is real, but it is a fleeting reality; it is a mistake, although a natural one, to believe that Maya represents a fundamental reality or Truth. [1] Each person, each physical object, from the perspective of eternity is like a brief, disturbed drop of water from an unbounded ocean. The goal of enlightenment is to understand this — more precisely, to experience this: to see intuitively that the distinction between the self and the Universe is a false dichotomy. The distinction between consciousness and physical matter, between mind and body (refer bodymind), is the result of an unenlightened perspective."
    ~from Wikipedia

    I love that Artislav Mel is taking the position of the 7 headed dragon ready to eat the new child in revelation in his argument.
    I can't agree, but it's fascinating to consider.
    be well James

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  18. Wow Ish,

    I am really grateful for your comments. I work hard at my humor, which is arcane. To be read with care is my supreme goal, and you have granted it to me.

    I don't take it for granted.

    I am working up a post today, will pub tonite fer sure, that makes reference to the whole Jupiter 420 cult.

    Pax and Warm Slax.

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  19. Salem with a Jeru. Wiz I'm not sure why this prophetic bent has over come you. Did you experience some psytropic revelation. It plainly adds up to a Setianist point of view. True magic is bereft in such mind and soul crushing xtian concepts. Old and in the way comes to mind. Love life and live life or suffer from hate and death. Your still kicking it Wiz. Smile. Too many experts of the future in the syncromystic community. Lighten the hell up freaks! The Wiz abides. Dennis

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  20. Hey Tox, Keep playing, the queen is keen on movement. I like your word smith kind mind. We are all swimming up river in this milky way. No time to despair. You gotta move!Shine forth brave souls! Dennis

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  21. Wiz, not. Sex is anthema to compassion and inner joy? Put downe that butt Wiz. Considered an evil? Exhale Wiz. Ronald Reagan once said he felt dirty after sex. What? So you have not of late been laid? Evil? Non compassionate? The Jesuits are looking for you Wiz, negate everything good and pleasureable and give your soul to that which G-d. Can you please walk out in the woods and listen to your heart. Listen to children playing. Drink a Rum on the rocks and smoke some holy ganja fire. Come to your senses. Inner joy? Why negate the pure joy of orgasm? The warmth of a womens thighs, the firmness of her breasts, the being lost in her beauty? We are in this dimension, now, enjoy all that is possible, now. There is no original sin. Negating what we are as a species is the root of all ignorance. Know thyself! Too many nihilists,so much trouble. Forget the troubles and enjoy. Take another toke of earth. ( My rant,my apoligies to bear, so much damage has ben done to our collective soul, let us change for the better, create. Dennis from Oregon.This one is for you, Isis.Hail Isis!!!

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  22. Dennis,

    You have misread me.

    I celebrate 'the act' of sex in the same spirit as you profess.

    What I dread is the 'social' aspect of sexuality, which is the main widget of 'the will to power'. This power is used to marginalize the socially and genetically undesirable and, from my perspective, is the main evil of our existence.

    Pax Man and don't bogart that joint.

    Luv

    Da WWWiz

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  23. eckhart tolle is satan manifested in the flesh

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