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Originally posted by SS,Naga
Don Juan gave a slight edge to women.
I don't think the edgewas so slight....
(But please, keep it secret!)
After Castaneda dropped from public view in 1973, he bought a large house in Los Angeles which he shared with three of his female followers, who became known as the Witches. All of the women who lived with him and who were known by this title were said to be or have been his lovers at some point.
The Witches were required to break off their relationships with friends and family when they joined Castaneda's group. They also refused to be photographed and took new names - Regina Thal became Florinda Donner-Grau, Maryann Simko became Taisha Abelar and Kathleen Pohlman became Carol Tiggs.
According to Corey Donovan (aka Richard Jennings), creator of the Sustained Action website:
The use of the term "the Witches" to relate to the three women Castaneda was eventually to claim had also been apprentices of don Juan seems to date to the early nineties, when books by two of these women purporting to describe their experiences with don Juan and his party were published. These three women are Florinda Donner-Grau, Taisha Abelar and Carol Tiggs. All three of them appeared and sometimes lectured at many of the Tensegrity workshops that began in July 1993, and Florinda and Taisha appeared at book signings and gave occasional lectures or radio interviews as well.
Shortly after Carlos died, Florinda and Taisha disappeared, along with Patricia Partin (see the Blue Scout below). Talia Bey (Cleargreen president - born Amalia Marquez) and Tensegrity instructor Kylie Lundal had their phones disconnected and also disappeared. On August 2, 1998 Carol spoke at a workshop in Ontario. None of the Witches have been seen in public since. Spokespeople from Cleargreen have said only that they are "travelling", but no other information is available. It is speculated that they have committed suicide.
Because the women had cut all ties with family and friends it was some time before people noticed they were missing. There has been no official investigation into the disappearances of Donner-Grau, Simko and Lundal. Luis Marquez, the brother of Talia Bey, went to the police in 1999 over his sister's disappearance, but was unable to convince them that her disappearance merited investigation. Their opinion changed in 2006 after the remains of Patricia Partin were identified, and the LAPD finally added Talia to their missing person database.
Originally posted by Nichiren
A cult is always "exclusive" and never tolerates a dissenting opinion.
Oh wait, that reminds me of this thread ....
I have come to conclusion that, not only "public" language, but all language was invented with one purpose only: to hide the truth.
Knowledge, being direct, doesn't need a medium to be communicated. On the contrary, the principle of sharing can be applied to language with heavy limitations, because truth gets diluted and lost in meaning (lost in translation).
In public speech there is no truth, it is always lies, in order to hide intentions.
Originally posted by IamNow
I noticed how Cult’s pull you into analysis; they seem to throw words at you like “Enlightenment, Awareness, Ascension, Astral Plane, The light and so on…” they draw you into compulsive thinking and over analyzing, they do this by throwing pages and pages of information at you, then constantly reminding you “You must read to understand” – “you must understand this to progress” Once they have you in this compulsive thinking state of mind you become venerable and easy to manipulate.
So in a sense it’s entirely my fault I got involved with a cult, you ever heard the saying “Curiosity killed the cat” Curiosity is Ego “The need to know more” and the cat is “Being” what is. When you stop seeking words to explain who you are, you spend more time being you.
Originally posted by IamNow
Through my own experience I have seen how I have become attached to words
Saint Alia wishes to confirm Saint Alexa's message, the former already given through Lord Azeroth, regarding the Dominant Aura Color of red for a recently fallen Elder who has turned to the dark side, who channels Group Entity energies, and who will not regain a level of mastery (even as a Magi) again.
Now some on this thread will understand the true horror and meaning of what it is to be condemed to a dominant aura colour of red. It basically means my soul has been condemed to hell, actually to the levels below hell to absolute hell infact.
Originally posted by DangerDeath
reply to [url=http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread442268/pg16#
Nails of words
To pin you down in awe...