posted on May, 30 2008 @ 01:58 AM
Yeah, I think it's good luck to burn money, and I wondered if anybody else on here was a devotee of this practice.
I recall reading some years back that the rock group The KLF went to some island off the coast of Scotland and ritually burned a hundred thousand
British pounds. They seemed to do okay.
My understanding of the reason why it's good luck or beneficial has to do with the nature of the currency/banking system involved. Being American,
talking about Federal Reserve Notes, they represent debt, slavery, a promise to pay, unnecessary interest paid to a cartel of banks in a hidden
powergrab (also when I said "slavery" just now I was talking about my slavery, not historical slavery involving Africans or whatever), bondage,
selling the present for nothing in exchange for all of your better future, Esau's bad deal with Jacob, et cetera.
Also, when you're lacking money, when you need money, you got to clutch onto that bill like a hungry monkey, like a crack addict combing crumbs out
of the carpet...this is obviously a bad luck way to be. Needy people stay needy. By burning money, you model a majestic indifference towards it that
causes you to attract more money in the future.
You don't have to burn all your money, you don't have to burn a lot, you don't have to burn much, you don't have to burn it often. It's not like
if you burned all your money you would win the lottery. That type of desperate importunity would, again, be obviously a bad luck practice. This is
more in the nature of a moderately beneficial, almost humdrum habit, like taking a brisk walk in the evening.
It seems like I most often tend to do it sitting in bars, when I'm bored, one five ten or twenty, start a small fire in the ashtray. I'm marking
myself out as a trouble-source customer, by doing that, probably...but if it wasn't that it would be something else. Mostly I only go where they
already know me anyways.
The other day my buddy called me and said he couldn't find the keys to his work vehicle, which he needed right then to go do a job and make a whole
bunch of money. I told him to burn a five dollar bill and he would remember where he left the keys. He asked how the hell would that work. I said you
already know in your mind somewhere where you left the keys, at some level, you're just all upset about missing this job and all this money so you
can't calm a bit and figure it out. By burning the money, seemingly making the situation even worse, you simultaneously tell yourself that losing
money is no big deal and that you have got to focus, and you'll remember where you put them. ( All that this anecdote really shows is that I freely
give bad advice and I have an answer for everything). So he did, and he did. No doubt he would have found the keys eventually anyways.