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posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 04:09 PM
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Originally posted by twohawks
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Rip, ......

.....
I hope I can offer something to those that would touch the flame. For this, I have great first hand knowledge.!



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No need to apologize


Old energies have a bite when they come up... I have few I have dealt with.. one I still refuse to let the universe say goes this way..I say it goes this way..
(the funny moment is reminding the goddess she made me this way..)

Definitely share those.. forewarned is fore armed... Half the battle

Were are cool ..




posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 04:17 PM
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Originally posted by twohawks

To keep silent!

Ok This is the one premise I do not agree with. I do not believing that keeping silent is necessary.


This was and is a touchy one with me

Hence the definitions


A good book on the mind set

How to be invisible..




A subversive, disturbing, and altogether remarkable exposure of our frightening transparency to government agencies, investigators, the media, and more malign forces.Luna, a security consultant who spent 11 years running a secret operation in Franco's Spain (presumably outwitting the state police), begins by presenting formidable evidence of the demolition of personal privacy in the information age, as well as a chilling hypothetical selection of ways in which this state of affairs can ruin the existence of Joe & Jane Citizen (from false criminal accusations to stalking to lawsuits). His wryly presented conclusion--that advanced privacy measures are flood insurance--are borne out through the clear-headed instructional chapters that follow. First he shows how to protect one's physical space: how to construct an alternative mail-drop and ghost address, how to keep your real domicile unknown, and how to avoid using one's social-security number and birthdate for identification purposes. Although his suggestions seem surprisingly simple, he offers stern disclaimers to consult legal professionals. Further chapters delve deeply into the complicated netherworld of trusts, limited-liability companies, personal nominees, secret home businesses, anonymous travel, hidden ownership of vehicles and real estate, and so forth. One cannot but note that such information, although certainly invaluable to people in particular demographics (such as undercover cops or abused women, who might well need to disappear), is most often utilized by a new breed of transnational organized crime (with examples evident from Nick Leeson to the Russian Mafia). Yet Luna--whose slightly ornate prose suggests Nero Wolfe after several Belgian ales--makes a bracing, serious argument for the aggressive defense of one's informational and asset privacy, acidly noting throughout how governmental entities constantly attempt to seal the doors of invisibility, as in their harrassment of mail-receiving services.This is a memorable work which should be considered by many and undoubtedly will be acted upon by some. -- Copyright © 2000 Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.


And that was a review

The silent part has a huge set of meanings...

The idea Is protection of ones self and loved ones...

It has echos of Sun Tzu in the meaning.. After all give the competition nothing to latch onto...


There are time it pays to do as heinlein recommends

Rub blue mud in your belly button because the yokels do as such...


Again a perfect example also of what illusionist share with us...


This is why the to keep silent part is important... for you can hide in the silence



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 04:22 PM
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Originally posted by vethumanbeing


You have not seen how he debases and derides posters to his/its thread. You take this serously? No teacher with authority would treat potencial students with such distaine. Have you not seen the blatant mocking? People such as you frighten me as in you have so little self will/awareness. This person is a fraud that feeds upon those that have slightly less knowedge than it has and thats not saying much about its own abilities; other than mumbo jumbo pick this and post. NO BONES TO IT.


LOL..

As I said I was not going to be upset with you as you vent...


Someone really hurt you in authority and transference where none of that occurs is ok..


However please remember not to be rude to others here. If your way of sharing is better, answer the challenge laid at your feet.

Organize your points into one post

Either way remember someone does care.. Just keep letting it out...



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 04:34 PM
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Originally posted by LOSTnEMPTY
Just updating anyone interested.

I have continued my journal, and I tried some visualization as suggested by CirqueDeTruth (Thank you for your suggestion by the way), but haven't felt successful yet. I am interested in your idea of that being a drama. I wonder if that's all it was. Either way, nothing has really changed for me, other than an interest and willingness to be open minded on the subject.

I'll keep reading this thread, and keep posting as long as anyone is interested in my little corner of the conversation, or I feel I can contribute anything worthy to someone else's corner.


By all means, add ..add. add..

I am very glad because you brought up another good point

The first three were the definitions, the journal, and the hobby

I have feeling the hobby part is being skipped...

I hope everyone remembers why it was mentioned



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 06:27 PM
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Thank you for the response Rip and thank you for your forgiving mindset. For many a year now, and more importantly our recent world affairs show a transparent cleansing if you will toward an open book paradigm. I understand previous need for caution, but I also believe we our on the cusp of being able to embrace the laws of physics and more importantly the laws of metaphysics openly and without fear of reprisal. Don't think for a moment I forgot my earlier post! Of which I am truly ashamed, that being said I still hold out hope for our future.
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posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 06:35 PM
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ATS threads that might have a tie in

Fossils of extinct scorpianflies found in B.C.

Scorpianflies yes mother nature R and D department

four of six species extinct

Ancient city discovered deep in the amazoinian rainforest linked to the legendary white-skinnded Cloud peo

A race of blue eyeds

not part of popular theory..

Life after Death: A medium conducts a reading with a non-believer (video)

Now this is an interesting point of discussion

remember when we are supposed to be watching people and getting there stories.. to train our minds...

I am saying nothing.. you might use this when watching the videos, however..


Healing with hands

There is a very specific reason I have not mentioned this one.. Their is a set of practitioners who use this...

And it deserves it own little post...
Suffice it to say these are some of the more interesting things...



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 07:08 PM
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Originally posted by jjsirius
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Careful.


Did I ever tell you thank you..

For some reason your post keeps poping up when I rereview this thread...


So again thank you for being the messenger on that...



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 07:23 PM
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Originally posted by ripcontrol

Originally posted by vethumanbeing


I rill if yu rill, in your kindness asked pleased and thanking you in advance. No one wants to rehash off the top spontanious comments that are heartfelt and lirical. To have been graded an "F" by a substitute teacher is novel. When are you starting class, you havent given out the first 'spell' to master yet. Im certain that those that bother to read my posts are in understanding of thought/intent and dont need any dumbing down.
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I am not going to yell at you or blow.. As I said if it makes you feel better keep venting
It is curious to me..
Why not show them who you are in one area... Bring them together for sharing...
Either way..I am not going to get upset with you...


My point was not to upset your readers. My base of communcation is from Religion, Faith, and Theology, so I am generally within that area; and MaGicK is not their fruit of expertise; unless someone introduces the Quabala or numbers systems. Do you have an opinion as to why these disaplines dont overlap, of course they do because a moral set standard is the common denomenator. You cannot practice real magick without a deep understanding of whom you may be using, offending and more importantly endangering yourself. If you think one could confine themselves as a thinking person, would not always be hanging out in the "What did you have for Breakfast Thread'. I do have a question though, it seems two distinct personalities are responding as Ripcontrol, its very obvious and why is that.
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posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 07:32 PM
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Originally posted by ripcontrol

Originally posted by vethumanbeing


You have not seen how he debases and derides posters to his/its thread. You take this serously? No teacher with authority would treat potencial students with such distaine. Have you not seen the blatant mocking? People such as you frighten me as in you have so little self will/awareness. This person is a fraud that feeds upon those that have slightly less knowedge than it has and thats not saying much about its own abilities; other than mumbo jumbo pick this and post. NO BONES TO IT.


LOL..

As I said I was not going to be upset with you as you vent...
Someone really hurt you in authority and transference where none of that occurs is ok..
However please remember not to be rude to others here. If your way of sharing is better, answer the challenge laid at your feet. Organize your points into one post. Either way remember someone does care.. Just keep letting it out...


Where do you come up with negative lob balls of information so (you seem to think) personal and are entirely untrue. If everyone were to organize their posts into one post it would come out as a rant not relating to anything said on this thread.



posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 07:44 PM
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Ok, so it has been suggested to me to write my experience of earliest majic. Here goes. I was very interested in metaphysics in my adolescent years, 16 to 20, I was introduced to Carlos Casteneda around that time. What interested me most was a "real anthropologist" Carlos was interested in the necessity of mind altering natural plants in the use of ceremonial practices by native shamans: ie Brujos: ie Magi. Aka sorcerers. I read every book available at the time which counted five. What struck me the most was awareness of our surroundings and advanced awareness of our daily life. Which to me me was the stepping stone.


So I began by be conscious of my daily surroundings with a new vision. A clearer vision. One that had focused intent on a greater degree of the totality of my surroundings.

Well, it began to produce dividends.

I was walking to my friends house one day and I had to cross over a set of railroad and along the tracks was a set of Tele- lines. On those lines were two crows, now normally this would not have been out of the ordinary except at this particular moment my solar-plexes were churning like a food processor. I took notice and told my friend when when I reached his house that I thought it had something to do with him.

Over the next week, I had occasion to pass the same tracks two or three times and every time there were two crows in the same spot facing my friends house and the experience left me with the same uneasy feeling. A week had passed and in the same area but a little further away, lived another friend. We decided one day we wanted to jam on some music so I left his house to go home and retrieve my guitar, which took me over the tracks again. As I reached the tracks, I started feeling very anxious and queezy and as I reached the area of were the previous crows had been, there were two doves. In that moment I knew that what had given me the foreboding feeling feeling for the previous week was now over.

I continued on to my house and grabbed my guitar, and left to return to my other friends. I decided to stop by the first friends house on the way, which by the way took me over the tracks again and there was nothing. I smoked a lot of refer back in the day and he was always good for a hit.

So on arriving to his trailer I sat inside with his brother while my friend was changing out his hot water heater in his trailer. Then the phone rings, it's the Texas State Police, I answer the phone, They introduce themselves and ask if I'm familiar with a certain name related to an individual that they have questions about. I recognized the name. It was one of the names my friends dad used in his life. He did have aliases. Come to find out, my friends dad was found in Texas with his head blown off in the trunk of a car and left in a swamp. God's honest thruth. And there was a neighbor with him who completely disappeared. Hence the two crows. When the doves appeared, I knew that whatever was transpiring, had indeed taken place. My fears were confirmed in the most real of circumstances. This was the first of many stories I have that I would like to share to possibly smooth the way so you, the novice , do not need to stick your hand in the flame.
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posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 08:14 PM
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I have been blessed with very, very real experiences in my life to "know" not believe, that majic is very real. For those of you that discount it's possibility. Your scepticism will keep your vision at bay. Open the door to the possibility.
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posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 08:52 PM
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Ok, I'm coining the term " Redneck Magi" cause that's who I am!



posted on Jul, 15 2013 @ 12:43 PM
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first I am responding on my cell phone.

okay to answer your questions since for the first time you seem to have responded somewhat politely.if you go back and check your first interactions and post on this thread, you attempted to establish social dominance. at each step in response through the way your communications have been following this formula.your first and later responses all seem to be to borrow your words projecting.thank you for at least for the first time responding coherently.

you bring up a good point over separation and togetherness.the best answer is first you have to know the components to know the system.I never said they were separate. it's why I get have given you re way the whole time is because something told me that beyond your rudeness they're laid an actual practitioner. you can review my post and no point have I said they were separate.

you seem to have instinctually made that leap of logic.


the same also goes for the differences in responses.as much as everybody likes to think you can with the English language you're forced to use how shall we say different approaches when communicating with different individuals.

ask for you putting together your post that in and of itself is for a completely different reason than you assume.a better way to put it is why do you think I asked you to combine your post



posted on Jul, 15 2013 @ 02:41 PM
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Originally posted by vethumanbeing

Originally posted by ripcontrol

Originally posted by vethumanbeing


I rill if yu rill, in your kindness asked pleased and thanking you in advance. No one wants to rehash off the top spontanious comments that are heartfelt and lirical. To have been graded an "F" by a substitute teacher is novel. When are you starting class, you havent given out the first 'spell' to master yet. Im certain that those that bother to read my posts are in understanding of thought/intent and dont need any dumbing down.
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I am not going to yell at you or blow.. As I said if it makes you feel better keep venting
It is curious to me..
Why not show them who you are in one area... Bring them together for sharing...
Either way..I am not going to get upset with you...


My point was not to upset your readers. My base of communcation is from Religion, Faith, and Theology, so I am generally within that area; and MaGicK is not their fruit of expertise; unless someone introduces the Quabala or numbers systems. Do you have an opinion as to why these disaplines dont overlap, of course they do because a moral set standard is the common denomenator. You cannot practice real magick without a deep understanding of whom you may be using, offending and more importantly endangering yourself. If you think one could confine themselves as a thinking person, would not always be hanging out in the "What did you have for Breakfast Thread'. I do have a question though, it seems two distinct personalities are responding as Ripcontrol, its very obvious and why is that.
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Hi Vethumanbeing,

I wanted to respond to you last night, but decided to wait until after Ripcontrol responded first.

I most certainly agree that all belief sets overlap, and to have any true understanding of the 'bigger' picture, from a "standing on the outside and looking in" perspective - a true seeker of knowledge, studies all religions and belief sets. A sort of, built in, comparative religion's mindset. However, even further beyond that - there isn't any academic area that we shouldn't be absorbing knowledge from. Science, math, psychology, sociology, politics, - all have special sections in my own BOS. I don't know if this is typical of everyone who keeps a BOS... but in mine...

I've articles I've hand written on all sorts of mundane topics, that I think are important to know and understand. The US Constitution might not be magickal, but it's in my Book of Shadows. So is an article on genetic manipulation and my concerns. But then, so is the Ten Commandments from the Bible in my BOS....

I'm just an odd duck I guess...

Anyhow, I do agree. It's important to understand other belief systems and people. Some people just don't need to know that your a Witch. It could be for the benefit of keeping your job, or not offending your significant other's parents, or just out of respect that you know, that person can't handle the truth!

Ah, to keep silent.

Cirque



posted on Jul, 15 2013 @ 09:52 PM
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Nothing to say as you are the second responder.



posted on Jul, 15 2013 @ 10:02 PM
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Cirque; Everything you write or have the ability to exemplify is pertinant, its your goal, your tangient, your explaination of your own being, (priceless). Whatever you yourself believe as truth is your truth, and no one has the right to change it as in you are you and they are they. You trump everything this is your experience personal.
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posted on Jul, 16 2013 @ 07:05 PM
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Originally posted by Darkblade71
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That is interesting as I have found my connection is better early in the morning before I have a cup of coffee or a cig.

You may have just explained why to some extent.


Just wait

Their are a few magics that require you to give up something...
If you decide to do them yes it is expensive

I was told since it was a new time for me.. to participate I would have to give up caffeine or cigarettes for a year

(I am not going into the ritual because.. I told them I am good thank you..)


This is for your knowledge and part of the basic warnings so far...


Have you tested your theory?

Everyone is different, so is their energy flow
The simplest would be a small spell..in the morning

I would suggest an honest blessing on someone you think deserves it.. A quick

Bless X because y

then wait a day or three

Have your cigs and coffee and in the morning

Bless A because B


Remember the scientific method...



I am curious if you notice a huge difference in the results...


This is just a thought for your FYI..



thanks again



posted on Jul, 16 2013 @ 07:12 PM
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Originally posted by PtolemyII
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Well ,with so many things,the original usage and intent gets changed somewhere ,and the original everything is lost .
It happened with the pentagram ,the swastika ,rainbows even . I loved rainbows as a kid ,and suddenly its gay symbology,the origins of which ,I don't even know.

....it really doesn't matter ,but adding the k is just a habit now ,that most of us adapted to years ago .



So your saying meanings and definitions evolve and change..


With your experience you listed I have always been curious.. Did you find that those definitions also changed on the varying traditions and the magic did as well?

Has it been your experience that with those changes, sometimes ecological niches appear sometimes in the human psyche causing huge differences in practices..


So the whole g/j and c/ck/k thing is because it entered certain vernacular and was adopted by others making a mark in the human mind..

Thank you for your response..



posted on Jul, 16 2013 @ 07:26 PM
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Originally posted by Darkblade71
Perhaps this is off topic, but I would like to know if anyone knows anything about dragon magic and forbidden magic.More specifically, contact with dragons and warnings from such creatures about sharing knowledge.
As weird as that sounds.


I have always had mixed feeling on Dragons

The two practioners that I have met using them were quite..

ODD follows on some things, (I think it was the influence.)

The one goodman was made fun of but they never would sit in or on his couch. He told them it was his familiar dragons spot.. (a baby he said)

Now before he told me this.. I slept over and slept ing that spot... I quite clearly got that impression of a small red winged reptile..

I refused to move and all of a sudden a heavy weight was on my chest...

So I bit it.. And I bit the damn thing hard..
The weight left my chest

Ten seconds later my friend came out and wanted to know what I had done to his Dragon... I laughed and told him.. it made him laugh too..

I did apologize.. Never had problems again in that neighborhood either...


As for how I have characterized it..

Dragons

Are like other entities

own purposes not necessarily yours...
They will share knowledge
but keep an eye on the price along with terms and conditions...mind you they like to sneak them in as after thoughts

Most have clauses regarding Forbidden Knowledge and sharing of it


I always found that to be more of a sales gimmick then anything

Their is no such thing as Forbidden Knowledge

Their is however Restricted Knowledge.. And the penalties for that are usually told.. enforced by those who restrict the knowledge

a) restricted because of agreement with you

b) lack of X [supporting knowledge, understanding (your not ready in truth not manipulation), power levels]

c) they hoard it and do not want it known hence the sharing clause...


Remember the impeccability thing..

Any one else want to flush these details out with there own spin..



posted on Jul, 16 2013 @ 07:48 PM
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I will try your experiment on blessing x because of y, then again with and without.
Although I have done this experiment unknowingly already. once you pointed out the energy change before and after, I realized I have done this before and after within the last few months in the form or readings.

I will try again and see what happens with a blessing before and after.


Dragons...

I will tell you what I received in the form or a poem and drawing I did,
or at least I will share the last line.

"For it is not wise to let you live,
once you have the knowledge a dragon has to give."

The poem is gone, as I destroyed it.
but it was channeled for lack of a better way to explain it.

It really made me stop and think, enough to destroy my poetry at least.
I kept the drawing though


I was just wondering about the dragon magic,
it is not the first time I have encountered one in some way.



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