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Originally posted by DirekConek
Sort of explains why no one puts the kibosh on Infowars, ATS, and the like. We're having half of the ideas for them. But the alternative is.... what?
Far down below, there was a reservoir of black gold: tens of millions of barrels of crude. If tapped, it could flow for years and years.
Originally posted by bestideayet
Another thing that keeps popping up on these cards is the number 23. So between the thumbs up sign, a hand tossing a coin up in the air with it’s thumb, and the number 23, I can say there’s some pattern.
Originally posted by bestideayet
SO the hotel in the card looks strikingly similar to this picture. It's of the Indonesian Tsunami.
Originally posted by spot126
I thought it was interesting that the word "'Deasil" on the deasil engine card was misspelled so I decided to google it of course and I stumbled across this and just like anything about this topic it might be nothing but it still raises my eyebrows.
adverb Chiefly Scottish
clockwise or in a direction following the apparent course of the Sun: considered as lucky or auspicious.
From 1765-75; Scottish Gaelic deasil;
from Irish Gaelic deiseal;
from Middle Irish dessel;
equivalent to dess right, south + sel turn, time;
Wicca uses the specific and unique spelling deosil - however, this is not used in any of the three Gaelic languages nor is it recognized as an 'official' spelling of the word. It should also be noted that not everyone who practices Witchcraft uses this spelling, it is seen specifically within Wicca and a small group of other traditions that are often associated with Wicca.
Deasil / Clockwise Movement
Physics isn't anything new or even a modern approach to life and how it works. Our ancient ancestors may not have known exactly how the world moved, but they did make many obvious observances about their world. Those observances made their way into cultures through language, practices and over time evolved and still exist today. We have come to know many of these as wives tales and superstitions, but in some religious practices they are seen as viable approaches to the practices of ones beliefs.
To start the discussion we should begin with the obvious, Deasil or moving Sunward or Sunwise. In the Northern Hemisphere "Sunwise" and "clockwise" run in the same direction. This is probably because of the use of the Sun as a timekeeper on Sundials and other related instruments. It's not surprising that these ancient Sundial measurements eventually transferred onto early clock faces.
The concept of moving clockwise was considered as going with the flow or direction of life. Moving in a positive and auspicious way that was in harmony with the natural world. It has a lot to do with the connection of humankind to nature and the positive force that moving with this flow provides or creates.
Moving with the flow of nature was seen as honoring or connecting to the Divine (God or Goddess) and working in harmony with Divine positive forces or energy. Going with the flow has always been seen as the easy road, allowing one to find benefits along their path and rewards that can come from this positive action.
This concept made its way into some interesting practices in Indo-European cultures. Celtic Pagans would walk three times around someone they wished to give a blessing to in a clockwise motion. The blessing would honor the person, wish good success to their mental endeavors, and pray for good or a Divine touch to their soul. Each circular trip focused on one part of the Mind/Body/Spirit connection of the person being blessed.
Sunwise circles or moving from East to South to West to North were common practices in a variety of rituals or common place actions.
The Engine that drives the NWO and for that matter all of us is the SUN.
Thats my interpretation also my very first post here. www.paganspath.com...
The Widdershins / Counter-Clockwise Movement The Sun played a very significant role in ancient and primitive cultures. People relied on it for more than just light, but for survival in growing crops and cultivating bountiful harvests. Anything that moved against the Sun was therefore seen as negative, unlucky or evil. A number of folk myths and Celtic legends speak about Gods, Goddesses, heroes in general forcing people or things to move counter to the Sun in order to bring about chaos and turmoil.
The Power of Images and Symbols
BY ARLENE F HARDER, MA, MFT
PHOTO BY FABIAN
Discover why guided imagery and the symbols that arise out of this experience support change and understanding.
Ordinary Images Constantly Influence Our Lives
When the woman claimed she didn't have "images" because she didn't "see pictures" when she closed her eyes, I was very pleased. That's because it's always fun to take a group of imagery workshop participants through an animal exercise in which I ask everyone to close their eyes and imagine that a baby animal is right outside the room. Then when I suggest that the door opens and the animal enters, the smiles begin. Every single person, even those who don't "visualize" things in their inner landscape, have a great time.
After several minutes, when they open their eyes and share what happened, it's amazing to discover how many animals have been invited into that room. From common kittens and puppies to elephants, lion cubs and eagles, there's not a single person who doesn't know the color and size of the animal that has crept, crawled, jumped, flown, or slithered into his or her imagination.
But how could the woman who doesn't "see" pictures know what her animal looked like? Well, it's because we have five different senses. Every time she played with a childhood pet or stared with fascination at giraffes in the zoo, her brain (this complex and amazing mechanism that makes us the most evolved being on the earth) was busy absorbing not only sights of the animals, but the sounds, smells, and touch as well. Even taste could have been incorporated into animal memories if, for example, she had a pet rabbit and bit off a piece of carrot before feeding the rabbit. Therefore, although the majority of people tend to have visual memories and images, she is as capable of "knowing" about animals as the next person. We all have a huge rolodex of images from which to draw when we encounter a new dog whose degree of friendliness we have to determine quickly.
Obviously, however, our animal memories are only a tiny fraction of all our images. Our senses have laid down thousands and thousands of images that have been stored during other experiences - images that have become the building blocks of our personalities, perspectives and coping styles. Even images buried so deeply that we are not aware of their existence create the lubrication of change and the glue of habit.
In fact, every single thought contains an "image," though we may not label it as an "image." Even complex concepts like courage, generosity, love and peace all have images associated with them. When we laugh at a joke, it is because jokes embody images. When we take part in a political discussion, images influence our convictions. The truth is that we cannot not image -- or surely we would never find our car in a parking lot, remember the face of an old friend or understand a novel.
Unfortunately, much of the time old, unconscious images encourage old patterns of thought . . . leading to old behaviors . . . and giving us old results. Even when we realize we must respond differently to a new challenge, the images stored in our minds become the blueprints we draw upon. If our images are basically positive and self-affirming, our new choices will add to our self-confidence and sense of well-being. If our images are negative and self-defeating, our decisions are likely to lead to further self-defeating behaviors that are harmful to our bodies, minds and spirits
Becoming Aware of Our Images
Fortunately, there is a way to change our images, as more and more people (both the general public and the scientific community) are learning. In the past ten to twenty years, the ancient techniques of "imagery" and "meditation" have been shown to be highly beneficial physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. For example, patients are increasingly taught to use imagery as an adjunct to medical treatment to help reduce pain and enhance the body's natural healing mechanisms.
Further, "guided imagery" scripts or exercises can reinforce the life-affirming images of which you already are aware. These techniques can also help you create new images that can lead to new patterns of thought, new behaviors and new results.
Incidentally, other related techniques, such as hypnosis, biofeedback and yoga, are also becoming popular. Perhaps you've been thinking of trying one of them, but can't decide which one is best. What is the difference between them? The short answer is "nothing important." All of these methods are:
* Used by a growing number of people to reduce stress, create optimal health and enhance a sense of well-being.
* Positively affect the autonomic nervous system.
* Involve a focused mind and an altered state of consciousness or "self-forgetfulness", similar to the awareness of being "in the flow" or in the zone that artists and athletes sometimes describe.
A longer answer about their differences centers around the purpose for which they are being used. Relaxation, meditation and yoga have no specific "goal" other than achieving a sense of physical, psychological and spiritual well-being. Self-hypnosis and guided imagery tend to be goal oriented, such as changing a habit, controlling pain, or discovering some hidden aspect of the psyche. Bio-feedback is used to teach people how to relax or achieve a certain state of mind.
If you experiment with several of these techniques, you will most probably find one or two that seem to work best for your needs. Out of any of them can come images that can change your life.
Both Common and Simple Symbols Can Have Powerful Effects
While images may represent our experiences much like a shadow represents the object that casts the shadow, symbols represent ideas. For example, consider the universally shared symbol of wisdom, the owl -- never mind that owls have very low bird brain power! Advertisements use any of thousands of symbols to remind us of a quality or experience connected with the product being sold, from flags that equate patriotism with purchase of a U.S.-made car to happy crews on sailboats that imply freedom of spirit.
Other symbols are part of affirmations and metaphors that catch our attention because they resonate with our experience. One of my favorite comes from a poster that simply had a turtle with the words, "Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."
Some Images Can Become Potent Symbols
While there is power in universally shared symbols, there is perhaps greater power in those that grow out of personal experience. I can illustrate this with one of my own symbols.
For many years I had flying dreams. If I were outdoors when I left earth's gravity, I would float over the landscape and could look down on beautiful, dark green trees. Why these dreams no longer occur, I don't know and I miss them. But there was another kind of flying dream I'm glad I no longer have. In these I would be inside when I started flying and often there would be other people watching, and perhaps pursuing me, as I gracefully flew higher and higher in the building. Almost always I would want to leave, but would be prevented by a locked iron grid or bar over an exit door or skylight.
When I explored the meaning of this dream, I realized that I h
Originally posted by mateofstate
I bought the Illuminati Deluxe game by Steve Jackson last month at my local thrift store , sealed and in original packaging for three bucks. This was released before the NWO CCG i assume.
I wasn't sure what the game was when I found it at the store so I Googled it on my phone and got nothing but links to the supposed future predictions on the cards. Needless to say I had to have it after that, lol. It is literally the reason I found ATS and now I'm addicted to this site.
Anyway, it is a pretty fun game with an excellent sense of humor. I may sell it on eBay eventually.
Originally posted by MrVertigo
The game was inspired by Robert Anton Wilsons Illuminatus trilogy and is in a spoofy conspiracy setting, so there's bound to be a lot of weird UFO/NWO/Illuminati related stuff.
I don't really see anything sinister about it though.