There are some movies that reflect magickal principles and symbols in very direct fashion. “The Game” with Michael Douglas immediately comes to mind as a cinematic meditation on the “Tower” card. “Faceoff” with Nicholas Cage and John Travolta is pure Gemini, with crossed identities, switched faces, duality, good vs evil, etc.. “Back To The Future” is pure, Mercury Retrograde involving time travel and going back in time to set things right for McFly’s parents. But I have never seen a film with such a deeply embedded astrological theme, from start-to-finish, even channeling the sign of the lead actor. The film is “Drive” starring Ryan Gosling and the sign that drives the narrative, from start-to-finish is Scorpio.
First off, Gosling is a Scorpio (11/12/80). Gosling’s Scorpio Sun is conjunct Uranus in Scorpio, giving him access to the fully explosive character he plays in “Drive.” In fact, he has no name and is simply known as “Driver.”
Gosling doesn’t speak much. Instead, he lets his driving do all the talking, which is fast, violent and crafty. By day, he’s a film stunt driver and part time mechanic. By night, he’s a get-a-away driver for petty thieves. In essence, he has one foot in this world, the other in the underworld. In fact, he works for a part-time hood known as “Shannon” played by Bryan Cranston who has connections with two, Jewish gangsters played by Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman. Funnyman Brooks is totally chilling as the avuncular Hollywood producer who slits throats like he’s gutting a trout.
Gosling sports a windbreaker with a scorpion on the back, just in case you’re not getting it. And like a true Scorpio, he’s not halfway. Gosling’s character is all in and whether he’s smashing a hoodlums fingers with hammer, or be-friending the mother and kid down the hall, he’s fully present, intense and loyal. Scorpio gets a bad rap sometimes, but their loyalty is unquestioned.
One of the great scenes in the film is when Gosling takes a joyride with the mother and the son he’s be-friended through LA’s aqueducts. Again, it’s a Scorpionic detail that some people might miss as the water represents his contact with his emotions and its in a car; motion/emotion.
Oh yeah, did I mention that Gosling’s character is violent? In fact he’s so violent that in a scene where he’s protecting the mother, beautifully portrayed by Carey Mulligan, that he goes way beyond merely warding off the bad guys. Driver spends an uncomfortably long time getting crushing sounds out of the bad dude’s head.
This film has a bit of Scorcese’s Taxi Driver in it. Gosling’s Driver is corrupt in that he helps bad guys getaway, but he also has a fixed morality that borders on overcompensation.
Near the end of the film, he utters a line about the scorpion and the frog and how the scorpion cannot help himself, that’s it’s his nature to destroy.
Gosling himself has a bit of an interesting background. He came through the Disney factory which has produced a stable of manipulated child stars. Is scorpion prince of them? If “Drive” is any indicator of what lurks in his soul, I wouldn’t want to be anywhere near him if his programming breaks down.
In just a few short hours, (3/9/10), we’ll have the second in a series of three eclipses. Keep an eye on this one, even though it will not be seen by most of the planet with the exception of Australia, where it will be visible for all of six minutes and three seconds. Speaking of Australia, I played this little snippet on my show on Monday. It’s the trailer for Peter Weir’s spooky, end-times supernatural thriller, “The Last Wave.”
Weir spent a great deal of time hanging with the aboriginal culture prior to and during filming. He got about as close as anyone is going to get that’s not part of their world to understand their culture, their insights, their rhythm and even the other worldly phenomenon that they live with on a daily basis. Here’s a great interview with Weir as he recounts the making of the “Last Wave.”
The basic plot is that Richard Chamberlain is a barrister who is hired to represent a young, aboriginal male played by David Gulpilil, who had achieved some acclaim appearing in Nicholas Roeg’s “Walkabout.” Gulpilil’s character, Chris Lee is facing a murder charge for the death of another, young aboriginal male. What Chamberlain must ultimately come to grips with around the young man’s death is tied into his own personal destiny as a harbinger of doom.
The more time Chamberlain’s character spends with the people of the dream time, the more the veil between worlds becomes wider and wider until he has a vision of what’s to come.
I brought this up on Monday’s show because of the net chatter surrounding the Global Coastal Event, which has been circulating around the Net thanks to Clif High and Ed Dames. Now I like Clif, but I trust Dames as much as the Iraqi Dinar at this point, however, both can be redeemed at some future point, but the relative worth of each is to be determined. Remote viewers besides Dames have been squawking about it as well. DC 100 feet deep under brackish water. The Statue of Liberty’s stone flame just cresting above the whitecaps. Space Mountain, an undersea peak from the plasticene era. This is what some people believe awaits us in just three, short weeks. Most notably, it coincides with the first, major square off between Pluto and Uranus at 11 degrees each, but the action starts this Friday.
The Moon is New in Taurus, along with Mercury, Mars and of course, the Sun. That’s a lot of bull (hey if the world’s going to end I get to lay down a bad pun).
In the year of 70. yes 70, Titus attacked Jerusalem on May 10th. File this away. Vespucci set off from Cadiz for the new world in 1497. The British essentially awarded America to the Dutch East India company, granting it a monopoly on the tea trade in 1773. In 1837, the first banking collapse in US history occurs. It was called, “The Panic Of 1837.” While the great crash of the 20′s gets most of the press, it’s the great collapse of 1837 that sent us hurtling towards the chains of the fiat economy. Just a year earlier. Andrew Jackson had failed to re-new the charter of the Bank of The United States, which was the first version of a central bank. Here is what Jackson said about the central bankers; “”You are a den of vipers. I intend to rout you out and by the Eternal God I will rout you out. If the people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be a revolution before morning.”
Nicholas Biddle might have been the (figure)head of the bank, but one of it’s prime investors was, Baron James De Rothschild of Paris. and although Jackson had vetoed the charter, the Baring firm, as an agent of the government did a backdoor deal, establishing itself as a financial agent of the Dept. Of State in 1835, which would lead to the panic of 1837, when the Bank of England (Baron Nathan Meyer Rothschild) set a torch to the US economy. Henry Crews, a well known banker of that era wrote the book, “Twenty-Eight-Years On Wall St” in 1888. In it, he proclaimed that, “”The Panic of 1837 was aggravated by the Bank of England when it in one day threw out all the paper connected with the United States.” This caused an immediate financial panic and a contraction in credit and froze any issuances of stocks and bonds.
In today’s lexicon, it was an act of terror and perpetrated upon the people of the United States because Andrew Jackson wanted to re-claim the credit and cash flow of the young republic. In fact, in the years between his failure to renew the charter and the panic of May 10th, cash reserves swelled, the economy expanded and the government PAID OFFTHE DEBT with $50,000,000 in reserve. This type of insolent prosperity would not be tolerated by the money masters. This Friday, on the eclipse, it marks the 176th (23) anniversary of that dark day. What’s interesting is that Saturn was also in Scorpio then, at 15 degrees. Scorpio is lending and other peoples money. Saturn is restriction and restraint, but Scorpio can also be underhanded and downright dirty. When the goat and the scorpion dance together, the lords of mammon clap and prostrate themselves at the sight flying stingers and clattering hooves. It’s a license to steal. However, in the heat of the 21st century and the virtual tribunals of the mute witnesses to awakening to systems collapse, it’s like throwing a light on a roach party in a Bed-Stuy kitchen. Nobody’s fooling anyone anymore.
When it comes to war, May 10th seems to be a very popular day when it comes to supplicating Aries/Mars.
• 1863 – American Civil War: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies eight days after he is accidentally shot by his own troops.
• 1864 – American Civil War: Colonel Emory Upton leads a 10-regiment “Attack-in-depth” assault against the Confederate works at The Battle of Spotsylvania, which, though ultimately unsuccessful, would provide the idea for the massive assault against the Bloody Angle on May 12. Upton is slightly wounded but is immediately promoted to Brigadier general.
• 1865 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is captured by Union troops near Irwinville, Georgia.
•1865 – American Civil War: In Kentucky, Union soldiers ambush and mortally wound Confederate raider William Quantrill, who lingers until his death on June 6.
• 1933 – Censorship: In Germany, the Nazis stage massive public book burnings.
•1940 – World War II: The first German bombs of the war fall on England at Chilham and Petham, in Kent.
•1940 – World War II: Germany invades Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
• 1940 – World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
• 1940 – World War II: Invasion of Iceland by the United Kingdom.
• 1941 – World War II: The House of Commons in London is damaged by the Luftwaffe in an air raid.
• 1941 – World War II: Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland to try to negotiate a peace deal between the United Kingdom and Nazi Germany.
• 1942 – World War II: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign.
May 10th is money and blood.
In a weird twist of irony, it’s the birthday of John Wilkes-Booth as well as the day that John Wilkes was imprisoned in 1768 for writing a screed against King George III, which provoked riots in London.
What does it all mean for you besides silver, fresh water and C rations? Well, since the Moon is Full and the Sun is shaded by it’s slip between this world and that, the feminine actually overtakes the masculine. Taurus is an Earth sign and it’s in abundance. That stellium is fixed and what happens during this upcoming eclipse has the power to last, for good or ill. Since you cannot control the mainframe of collective experience just yet, focus on your own creation. If tides crash upon cities and currencies fall like toads from the skies, there’s not much you can do, but if perhaps we’ve re-routed the dominator program just a bit to avert the complete deconstruction of the hologram, well, you get to focus on yourself. The lead up to the eclipse wilt see the Moon pass into Taurus at 3 degrees. This is considered one of the most exalted and sublime degrees of the zodiac. It is a reference to Aldeberan, which is considered the bulls eye of the constellation Taurus, which is the gateway to Alcyone, the great central sun, the brightest star in the Pleiades.
The eclipse shadows the ring of fire and as such, we should be on the lookout seismic activity across the entirety of the ring of fire. Again, effects of the eclipse can be felt for days, even weeks after the eclipse itself.
SATURN IN SCORPIO RETOGRADISM
Over the weekend, news broke about a staggering case where three girls that had disappeared over ten years ago were miraculously found by the memorable Charles Ramsay at the house of Ariel (angel #1) Castro in Cleveland. If you haven’t seen his recounting of what happened, you need to watch it. It’s utterly honest, funny and incredibly self-effacing.
Scorpio is the underworld. It is the cavern of darkness which resides in our psyches and as such is the shamanic portal to the underworld, a vast labyrinth of amoral conduct, libidinous urges, uncontrollable obsessions and unspeakable complexes. Planets in the 9th House in the individual chart can indicate hidden areas of the individuals personality. I once knew someone with Sun/Venus in the 8th House and on the surface looked strong, competent and capable, while behind closed doors nearly demanded to be dominated and almost degraded.
On a collective level, we got a massive dose of this at the early degrees of Saturn in Scorpio when Gerry Sandusky was rushed off to prison amidst numerous charges of abuse through his “Second Mile” foundation. It was clearly an organized effort and Mr. Sandusky did not act alone. College president, Graham Spanier was removed from his position at PSU after being charged with the obstruction of justice. Perjury charges may be forthcoming, but as of yet, nothing has been filed against Spanier.
After Penn State broke, England quickly had it’s own nasty mess to del with as longtime presenter and knight, Jimmy Savile was accused of numerous cases of not just child abuse but even necrophelia! A number of his enablers were outed along the way and the BBC did everything in it’s power to plug the breaking dam of silence around Savile and his inner circle.
Both events were/are emblematic of the Scorpionic expose of taboo as Saturn’s gravity fields compress the outer rim of the planet’s second chakra. Other than Jason Collin’s recent confession regarding his sexuality, it’s been mostly quiet, until this past weekend, when Charles Ramsey liberated the three, young women that were for all intents and purposes, Ariel Castro’s slaves.
Castro was born on July 10th, 1960, according to public records. He is a Cancer Sun with a mostly average chart, but two aspects really jump out, The first is what looks like an Aquarian Moon, There aren’t many other moons, save the Gemini Moon, where the emotional state can be almost frighteningly objectified. In an integrated and holistic expression, the Aquarian Moon is globally just and concerned about the welfare of all beings. Most people with the Aquarian Moon have a live and let live type of emotional philosophy, however, given the right motivation, they will jump on a just cause and stand for some shackled aspect of the human condition. The Aquarian Moon can also be detached to the point of sociopathology.
Sexually, the Aqua Moon isn’t motivated by stock-in-trade images or memes. It’s a fetishistic Moon that ranges from hyper-voyeurism, to soft and hardcore body manipulation. The level of detachment in someone like Castro is significant in the way that he was able to lead two, very distinct lives. We’ll come back to this in a minute.
The other aspect that popped for me when I looked at his solar chart was Mars in Taurus at 14 degrees, Here we see two fixed signs in action (Aquarius/Taurus) and somewhat at odds, yet both culpable. Mars in Taurus could stand in for the jailer, the force that affixed the girls to chains, while the Moon was the warden, coolly calculating and observing the entire affair, making friends with neighbors like Ramsay, detached from the lurid reality that took place on Seymour (See More) Ave. It’s also noteworthy that Castro had a Sun/Saturn opposition with Saturn in Cap and Sun in Cancer. The opposition represents the polarity within Castro himself. Cancer wants to help and nurture, while Capricorn wants to deliver the rule of law without sentiment or regret. In fact, Castro has a stellium in Cancer (Sun/Merc/Venus all conjunct) which would lend some credence to the slightly overplayed aspect of Cancer being clingy. In fact, in this instance it’s beyond parody and scope in it’s tragic implications.
What the Castro case reveals most however, is the bi-polar nature of our society and I am afraid that it does not bode well. Two young men in Boston had for the most part, solid appraisals of their personal lives by others and according to the media, were intent on blowing up half of the eastern seaboard. The pattern of framing personas is being cast. People obviously can’t trust lone wolf types, but apparently, they can’t trust the friendly neighbor that cooks ribs and salsa dances either. So who can you trust? Get my drift?
Castro is also telling people that he was sexually abused as a child and that this is somehow tied to what he did. And while he might be correct in connecting the dots between the two, it does not justify at all what took place behind closed doors for ten years.
He appeared one way before the public; the neighborhood guy who played with kids, cooked ribs loved salsa music and was avuncular and “unspectacular” as Charles Ramsey (Ram Say-Uranus in Aries) would say in his interview. Behind closed doors, Castro was a domestic dictator.
If indeed he was afflicted by sexual abuse, this type of bi-furcation of the persona isn’t uncommon and I would table that we all have it to one degree or another in our lives. I’m not abdicating Mr. Castro from his responsibility at all and yet, in some ways, he is an extreme version of us. We all have to split off and segment parts of who we are on a daily basis, mostly out of the need and exigency to be socially accepted. Being socially accepted allows us to interact with others at a moderate level of trust. If we were all to allow the hidden recesses of who we are to come out to play in the public view, in the immediate, chaos would likely ensue. For instance, it wouldn’t be in my best interest to rip my kid’s little league ump a new asshole because he made a bad call and my kid’s team, in tears must now live with it as a poor and irreproachable judgment not in their favor. Storming onto the field and screaming at him that he’s merely a mindless puppet in the indoctrination of authority in all of it’s flawed excesses upon those ten kids wouldn’t go over so well in the moment. Discretion is the better part of sanity in a case like this.
We all have it. We’ve all been traumatized from the very first breath. We’ve all had to partition who we are to some extent, because it’s about survival. And partitioning is at some level, at least semi-conscious. Most of us, including yours truly are in denial as to how deep this runs through our own lives, let alone the world itself. And it’s due to this inability to clearly see who we are (and who we are not) that makes us so easily led astray and deceived, which occurs because we are not fully present to what’s taking place around us.
Ironically, last night, also in Cleveland, the A’s were playing the Indians. There were two outs in the bottom-of-the-ninth and Adam Rosales was up to bat. He hit a Chris Perez fastball over-the-wall in left field. The hit would have tied the game. The second base ump, Angel Hernandez (angel #2), called it a double. A’s manager, Bob Melvin asked the ump crew to review the hit and replays clearly showed that the ball left the park and hit a green railing above the wall, ricocheting back onto the field. Everyone, including the Indians announcers knew it was a home run, which would have tied the game. However, after reviewing the tape somewhere in the bowels of “Progressive Field” Angel and his crew decided to tell the rest of the world that black was really white and vice versa. In essence, they ruled that it was a double in spite of obvious evidence to the contrary.
Hernandez has had a long history of making terrible calls that he arrogantly defends.
The next day, both social media and mainstream media were on the same page. The umps badly blew the call. Does it equal MLB’s denial of steroid use? Not quite, but it’s close, because it hints at something deeper and darker. In that moment, four men emerged from the darkness and delivered a judgment so clearly wrong that it communicated to the rest of the world that was watching that even with evidence refuting their judgment, it simply doesn’t matter. Yes, it’s a game. Yes, it’s a pastime, but our pastimes reflect our social consciousness or at least that’s what we are led to believe when Jackie Robinson breaks the color line or Jason Collins, the sex preference line. These events are held up to us symbolic of changing times in the midst of our most public spectacles and yet, when outright abuse of justice occurs, it’s nothing more than a smeared mark on a stat sheet. Turn the page. Move on. Go to the next play. This is what we tell our kids so that they can somehow cope when things don’t go right. When humans play the role of god, even if it’s just a game. We do our best to reinforce what they can do in the moment (which is really nothing at all) and get to the next moment, or the next day, or the next play where they “might” make a difference through their individual will and effort and triumph against not just their opponents, but they very system itself. I’m not sure this ever really happens, but it’s a wonderful morality tale we tell ourselves and then pass onto the next generation, where the whole cycle is repeated over and over again.
When I look at Angel Hernandez or a ref like Tony Brothers, I see these grim visages of what an ump or a ref is supposed to be; stone cold, irreproachable and defiant in the way that the worst gods of antiquity would be. They are channeling and acting out these forces and in their own way are prisoners too, just like the rest of us, only for two-and-a-half hours a night, they have convinced themselves that they have utter and complete control over the fates of other men. They look the part and act the part in all of it’s dreary and pompous cliches. The matrix never appeared so clear as it has in the past week in the city by the great lake.
SPEAKING OF WATER
On tomorrow’s show, I’ll have Phillip Proffer on and he’ll be talking about one of the most revolutionary technologies on the planet to improve the quality of groundwater, including the reformation of freaked water. We’re talking about the Langenburg Water technologies, where the advanced work of Max Langenburg has led to a whole new science and application of re-formatted water. This is another aspect of Saturn in Scorpio as we have the wonderful possibility of new technology being introduced at a local level, to help return water to it’s pristine state. You’ll be able to listen to Phillip here and learn more about what they are doing here.
Here’s a different kind of angel, a wonderful dream image from my good friend, Roy Tiesler. Roy came onto my show yesterday and talked about a powerful dream that he had, especially in relation to the passing of Stuart Wilde. Wilde wrote a profound post just before his death called, “The Messiah’s New Brightness” and in it he mentions the “Lion Of Judah.” Synchronistically, Roy had just finished this animated wonder called, “The Angel Of Judah.”
(Every now and then, I’ll be doing posts that are not astrology related though I might mention it a bit. This is one of those posts) It’s not CNN, FOX or even Disney that shapes minds in a covert manner the most. No, those are overt channels of control. Perhaps the most insidious form of televised mind control is the Food Network. In fact, it’s my perception that the Food Network is downright fascist and programming people in such a clandestine fashion, that people would be shocked when they look at what’s really happening. Let’s take a look at the dynamics that are in play, shaping peoples perceptions through the most fundamental and basic act of being human; eating.
The father of modern advertising, Freud’s nephew. Edward Bernays knew about the power of food at not only a basic level of sustenance but also it’s deeply symbolic import. Bernays was hired by companies to help promote their products. Berbnays favorite symbol was the egg. On two separate occasions, Bernays used the egg to change how we eat. At that time, breakfast in america was much more like it was in Europe, consisting of breads, muffins, and rolls, with coffee or milk. Bernays was hired by the Beech-Nut company who made a ton of products, including bubble gum, but also bacon. They wanted more demand for their bacon, so they hired Bernays. Bernays reached out to a dotter to see if a heavier breakfast would be better for people. The doctor looked at the evidence and based on the belief that people burn energy during sleep, he reasoned that they needed a larger meal to start their day. Bernays asked him if he could send a letter stating that to 5,000 other doctors. He did and 4,500 doctors responded in the affirmative. Bernays had the study published in newspapers all around the country. He added eggs into the editorial mix and as a result, we have the modern breakfast. Bernays chose the egg, because he knew that it was deeply symbolic. It was birth, life, hope, the mother. Sales of bacon immediately rose and the American breakfast was changed.
Food is the most fundamental experience we all share. From a consciousness perspective, food hits us on at least three levels/chakras. Food is nurturing and makes us feels safe (first chakra). Food is sexy and even erotic (second chakra). Food is emotional connects us to memory and nostalgia (heart chakra). So when we watch the Food Network, we are open in ways that we aren’t even remotely aware of. And what does the food network serve up for the hungry masses. You might be surprised.
One of the food Network’s most successful franchises is the “Iron Chef” which they imported from Japan. The original version was an over-the-top, bordering on surreal circus of Japanese feudalism, food porn and goofy voice-overs. The emperor Iron Kitchen Stadium was a caricature of a psychopath, pushing the edge of madness to comical effect. Chef’s dutifully sweated their asses off to produce dishes of staggering creativity in the span of just one hour. Once they were finished they were then summarily judged and the winner of course would be given the tittle of “Iron Chef.”
In Japan, it worked. Even here as a kind of gustatory knock off of “What’s Up Tiger Lily” it scored big ratings and was an anchor property in the early days of the Food Network. But Iron Chef Japan ran it’s course and the Food Network jumped on the opportunity to produce their own version, which only mirrors the original loosely via the format. The emperor is now the emperor’s nephew, who lacks the maniacal charm of the original lord of iron kitchen stadium. But the format remains. The serfs of the kitchen perform a sweaty kabuki of culinary command. We’re dazzled by the speed and creativity. Blowtorches glaze, gelees giggle, cocktails froth, and four courses later they stand before a tribunal who judges and grades their food. It’s a solemn ceremony that’s taken far too seriously by C list celebrities and wanna-be-foodie nerd stars. it’s a moment of judgement. This same ritual has been copied for any number of food shows. “Chopped” is a chopped down version of Iron Chef where they contestants must make an appetizer, main course and desert over the course of an hour. After each course, the again, appear before a tribunal where they are judged and cross-examined by fellow chefs. If your dish doesn’t cut it, you get chopped and when you do, you get the perp walk with camera on you, recording your moment of defeat and ignominy.
Again, what’s taking place? We’re taking in the food on a visceral level. It triggers thousands of novel neuro-peptides dancing with exotic neuro-receptors and we’re in the rhyhtmic entrainment of the digital signal, lulling us into Delta states, highly suggestible and wide open, chakras relaxed, sense memory activated and what are we given? Dog eat dog competition. People sweating it out for a mere 10K, waiting to have their lives judged by a panel of stern administrators remonstrating them for using truffle oil or not integrating the pomegranate more consistently. Dreams are crushed like garlic. But what’s really happening?
What we’re seeing is a form social obeisance, a new order emerging where people are judged by the high priests of public opinion, often just removed from the peer level. We’re treated to the first class arrogance of Aron Sanchez and Scott Conant. Former Queer-Eye-Guy, Ted Allen presides over the whole affair with a grim and humorless delivery, acting out more as grand inquisitor than reality game show host. I’ll never forget the barely disguised disgust that Allen displayed when a contestant from England, Lotte Duncan chose to create warm and nurturing, dare I say feminine plates of food.
“Chopped” is a psyop–but it’s not alone in the Food Network line-up. The same format is duplicated on a number of other shows.
“Sweet Genius” is yet another Food Network offering that features people competing against one another for a cash prize, where they are judged by Ron Ben-Israel, who unlike Allen brings a perverse charm to the role of king confectioner. Ben-Israel is former IDF and like Allen, is openly gay. It’s the same format. Heads roll as Ben-Israel delivers final judgment on the less than perfect treats and contestants are banished from his sugary kingdom. More judgement. More servile panting. More tribulation.
Chopped and Sweet Genius are pushing the new social model which is more top down, more elite judgment, via the Sanhedrin of digestion. People opened up by the sense memory of food, the emotion of the moment and the digital trance have the contents of the medium poured into them like a psychic roux. Winners. Losers. Triumph. Humiliation. Notice how dutiful they all depart. No debate. Just take that perp walk and talk about how great it was. Just once, I want to see some throw their chocolate linguini into Aron Sanchez’s smarmy mug. Obedience. Judgement. Reward. Humiliation. These shows are the equivalent of the Nuremberg trials for haute cuisine. But that’s not all the food network has to offer. Oh no!
Restaurant Impossible features chef, Robert Irvine, who was trained as a chef in the British Royal Navy and claimed at one point that he was a “Knight Commander Of The Royal Victorian Order” and had cooked for Charles and Lady Di. He had to later retract both, however, he is a member of something called “The Malt Society Of Chefs.”
Irvine comes rolling into town to help a struggling restaurant with a budget of 10K and 48 hours to turnaround what’s likely years of mismanagement and dismal cash flow. He barks orders like a drill sergeant. He humiliates people. He bullies the staff calling them incompetent and employing them to have the same financial commitment to the businesses that the owners have, which is completely unrealistic. Then, after a re-design, face-lift and new menu, fueled by Sysco foods, which Irvine peddles, the owners see their restored restaurant and break down in tears of joy. They hug Irvine and understand that his psychological bullying was all in their best interests. They thank him for their new lease on life, but the real story is almost always different. The show has had very mixed success in saving restaurants on the skids, but you’ll never know that. Irvine and his culinary Luftwaffe strafe their lives for 48 hours and the result is more love, more hope, and always gratification for having Irvine impose his iron will upon them. Irvine is a Libra (9/24) and it’s prime cardinal energy. Like Ted Allen, he also appears stiff and humorless, but apparently off camera, he’s fairly personable and funny. However, on the show, he’s a borderline sadist. On a recent episode, a restaurant owner was complaining about the rising cost of food and Irvine just blew him off, telling him that the troubles with his business had nothing to do with the rising cost of food. Of course the hugged it out as they always do at the end of the show.
So now you’ve settled into a night of Food Network programming. You’ve seen good food, sexy food, exotic food, comfort food, human drama, victory, defeat, judgement and redemption but there’s a new type of programming that’s emerging on FN. Surveillance dining. Yes, that’s right. Surveillance dining.
Two of FN’s new offerings are “Restaurant Stakeout” and “Mystery Diners.” Both shows employ surveillance cameras to catch employees that are lazy, lying and thieving. Restaurant owners observe their employees via a wired network of cameras hidden throughout the restaurant. “Restaurant Stakeout’s” Willie Degel is a pioneer in using cameras throughout all of his own restaurants. The theme that constantly emerges from the mostly New Jersey based restaurants that are being spied on is that, “People cannot be trusted and that the only way that they can be controlled is if they know they’re being watched.”
“Mystery Diners” is essentially the same format, only the show inserts plant into the restaurant to get pertinent info on particular employees who are being singled out by the restaurant owner. Again, through an application of surveillance and spying the message is, is that you’re being watched. Companies like “Big Dog Surveillance” and “Skyway Security” offer the same kinds of solutions offered up on “Stakeout” and “Mystery” and are in fact advertised during the shows.
So let’s do a quick re-cap.
What you’re likely to see on the Food Network in one evening is the following; Stark and gritty competition, emotional drama, hard luck stories, stern judgement, social tribunals, obedience, grim reception, militaristic command, surveillance cameras, spying, covert operation and humiliation, all while you are an open channel, salivating over epicurean delight and nostalgic sense memory.
Is the Food Network inherently evil? In it’s totality, likely not. I enjoy the mindless travels of Aquarian, Guy Fieiri on DD&D hoping to catch a super dive somewhere near me, but that doesn’t mean that certain programs aren’t targeted and used in tools to sculpt behavior, shape perception and create a model of conformity that would make even Edward Bernays blush.
Not many people know the true meaning of the word, “actor.” It’s actually derived from the Greek word, “hypokrites” which essentially means “one who interprets.” It’s generally known that the first actor in the west was “Thespis” who spoke in the voice of another person at the temple of Dionysus. Thus we get the word “thespian.” In the early middle ages, actors were not highly regarded. The traveling troupes were often looked upon with distrust. It wasn’t until the 19th and 20th Century that the social stigma of actors was largely reversed. You see, acting is, essentially lying.
In the 1981 film, “Mephisto” starring the great Klaus Maria Brandauer who plays Hendrik Hoefgen, an actor who does a deal with the devil and the devil is the Nazis as they assert their will in the rise to power. Hoefgen is alternately disgusted and seduced by the power and the privilege of being drawn closer and closer into it’s inner workings as a theater director creating propagandistic theater for his Nazi handlers. He plays “Mephisto” and he does a Faustian deal with not only the devil in a supernatural sense, but also the devil incarnate in the system. It exists on a number of levels, however, unlike some actors who display almost no conscience, Brandauer/Hoefgen wrestles with his, but to little avail. Brandauer was born on 6/22/43.
That’s Gemini, 29 degrees, the anorettic degree.
One can almost sense the actual tension and stress of the anoretic degree in Brandauer’s performance. He wants to help his black lover, but can’t. He wants to nurture his culture which is rapidly succumbing to the iron grip of the Third Reich. Cancer is both persevering and preserving, especially the 0 degree which fosters the most cardinality of the sign, but his character lapses back into the dualistic role of actor/propagandist and Hoefgen/Faust. It’s also interesting to note that Brandauer has Mercury and Uranus conjunct in Gemini.
At the anoretic degree, he’s incapable of sustaining any kind of true emotion or emotional commitment, which would be indicative of Cancer. Instead, he’s sucked back down into the whirlpool of the split persona and divided loyalties. Life imitating art imitating cinema imitating astrology imitating life.
Actors often have names that are different than the ones we’re given as their stage name.
Having or possessing dual identities is the key to acting. It’s endemic to the craft of being another person and doing so with such conviction that we are convinced that they are actually that person. When you watch Tom Mapother play different characters in films without make-up, you suspend your disbelief that he is actually Tom Mapother playing the role of a vigilante, or the head of secret intelligence team. You are taken away by the plot and the narrative that he is who he says he is for ninety minutes. There is a covert agreement that’s made between you and the experience itself. At that point the movie and the acting becomes as real as so called reality itself. The brain makes no distinction between the two. But it’s not just actors who have alter-egos and even separate surnames.
Recently, in Boston, we saw something massive and extremely important take place. On the 15th of April, as series of explosions went off near the finish line and as a result numerous people were injured and at least two dead.
But what really happened?
Astrologically, the Moon was in Gemini as well as Jupiter. What does Gemini represent? Duality. Having two faces. Wearing masks. One of the other symbols for Gemini is the face of Janus which is literally “two faced.”
Janus is the god of endings and beginnings, passages and get this; change and time. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Janus;
“Janus frequently symbolized change and transitions such as the progress of future to past, from one condition to another, from one vision to another, and young people’s growth to adulthood. He represented time, because he could see into the past with one face and into the future with the other. Hence, Janus was worshipped at the beginnings of the harvest and planting times, as well as at marriages, deaths and other beginnings. He represented the middle ground between barbarism and civilization, rural and urban space, youth and adulthood. Having jurisdiction over beginnings Janus had an intrinsic association with omens and auspices.”
And there’s more;
“The function of ‘god of beginnings’ has been clearly expressed in numerous ancient sources, among them most notably Cicero, Ovid and Varro. As a god of motion Janus looks after passages, causes actions to start and presides over all beginnings, and since movement and change are bivalent, he has a double nature, symbolised in his two headed image. He has under his tutelage the stepping in and out of the door of homes, the ianua, which took its name from him, and not viceversa. Similarly his tutelage extends to the covered passages named iani and foremost to the gates of the city, including the cultic gate of the Argiletum, named Ianus Geminus or Porta Ianualis from which he protects Rome against the Sabines. He is also present at the Sororium Tigillum, where he guards the terminus of the ways into Rome from Latium. He has an altar, later a temple near the Porta Carmentalis, where the road leading to Veii ended, as well as being present on the Janiculum, a gateway from Rome out to Etruria.
The connection of the notions of beginning (principium), movement, transition (eundo), and thence time has been clearly expressed by Cicero. In general, Janus is at the origin of time as the guardian of the gates of Heaven: Jupiter himself can move forth and back because of Janus’s working.In one of his temples, probably that of Forum Holitorium, the hands of his statue were positioned to signify the number 355 (the number of days in a year), later 365, symbolically expressing his mastership over time. He presides over the concrete and abstract beginnings of the world, such as religion and the gods themselves, he too holds the access to Heaven and to other gods: this is the reason why men must invoke him first, regardless of the god they want to pray or placate. He is the initiator of human life, of new historical ages, and financial enterprises: according to myth he was the first to mint coins and the as, first coin of the libral series, bears his effigy on one face.
The number 355 is actually 13, which of course is present in our current, Roman calendrical year (2013). What’s interesting about Janus is that he has no equivalent in the Greek pantheon of Gods. He is unique. January is named after him and represents the beginning of the dawn of the new year, when light incrementally returns after the winter solstice. January is ruled by Capricorn and we are in the throes of Pluto in Capricorn, with Pluto retrograde. The Pluto retrograde motion is destructive. It breaks down existing social orders in Capricorn, which rules society, banking, big business, government, etc. But more importantly, Janus who rules the temple of Gemini, is the god of time and not just any time, but splitting time, dual realities, competing timelines. In order to create a virtual reality or a simulacra of time itself, impostors are needed to play the roles of supposedly real people.
When we fire up the chart for the Boston Marathon, we can see the role that Gemini is clearly playing. This is the chart for 3PM, just moments after the bombs went off. Look at the MC. It’s at 0 degrees Gemini. Zero is a portal. An opening. A gateway. What we see here is the insertion of alternate realities, multiple plots, various outcomes and of course, yet more duality. But what really comes through is an invocation of madness at a mass level, a collective social schizophrenia in action. There’s no clear path to the truth. Emergency doctors look like Stephen Spielberg. Guys in military khakis with bulging back-packs cruise the pre-crime scene practicing their dark craft.
Pictures emerge of two suspects, one wearing a white cap, the other wearing a black cap. Don’t look now but it’s Remus and Romulus, two lone humans, abandoned and raised by wolves, now lone wolf incarnates.
But just as their names are released to the press two other names appear as the suspects; Sunil Tripathia and Mike Mulugeta. This is on the public record. Tripathia’s body was just found today. A student, he had been reported missing. No word on how Mulugeta’s name was surfaced or where he is.
Then there’s the Saudi national, who just might be Osama Bin Laden’s son. Now there’s pics surfacing of Michelle Obama visiting him in the hospital surfacing. Naked suspects, stripped and detained then released. CIA uncles. A larynx removed by Israeli trauma doctors. Layers upon layers. Now a dictator mayor who might be really running the country from Gotham City suggests that it’s time to do away with key aspects of the constitutions. Masses whipped–beaten down–mascerated psyches–Merck, Lilly and Bayer salivate over the hand shake deals to provide new and more powerful psychotropic communion for a society that is on the verge of the breaking point. This is also a key element behind Janus–the mind split in two. Look for new laws, rules, and regulations to be fast tracked during this Taurus cycle, since Taurus is a fixed sign.
Today, we have an eclipse at 5 degrees Scorpio. It’s partial and skimming the surface of Agartha in the southern most part of the planet where descendants of the Vril gear up for their next conquest of reality and time.
Five is the number of man and in the tarot represents four of the most dismal states; strife, worry, disappointment, and defeat. In Scorpio, these states become accentuated and more prominent. But the key to the five sequence is that they become self-fulfilling prophecy with the more attention we give them. In understanding this powerful Scorpio Moon, we must invoke resolve and clarity. We can change our psych-emotional states and even programming by staring them down without trivializing or exalting them. We can move through them towards the six sequence which is hallmarked by deliverance, community, success and victory. This eclipse offers us the opportunity to plant our flag deeply into the earth (Taurus). That’s your mission for now. Build some resolve. Grow your will. More Gemini madness later.
In our last episode, we tracked the influence of one, Nicholas Roerich on the destiny of the USA. Roerich was a mystic said to be in possession of part the “Chintamani Stone” or what some people call, “The Holy Grail.” Another piece of this fabled stone is supposedly encased at the Kabaa in Mecca. It’s powers are said to confer upon the possessor of the stone the ability to see clearly into both the past and the future while accelerating one’s spiritual development for beyond the lackluster rate of the average person. In short, it contained magical properties that could turn the average human into a supra-human.
Nicholas Roerich used to carry it around in a little coffin-like-box, with a cloth from Tibet, shrouding the coffin itself. Roerich’s tales of meeting with supermen in Tibet, the Chintamani Stone and his elite Russian network of artists, which included the likes of Stravinsky, Balanchine and Kandinsky gave him an almost unprecedented set of credentials to access the highest corridors of power under the Roosevelt administration through Roosevelt’s vice-president, Henry Wallace. As we approach the Libra Full Moon, it’s worth noting that both Roerich and Wallace were Libra Suns, separated by one degree. So their connection was not fabricated as it was as they say, “written in the stars” but I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that Roerich amplified it’s importance to the point of manipulation.
As we step back (and thanks to Charles Frith for his input on Wallace) what we have is a clear case of a svengali-like presence casting a spell over men that were blinded by their ideals and a vision of America as “The New Atlantis,” fueled by Roerich’s tales of Shamabala and “The Coming Of The Christ.” All of the esoteric seeds had been planted cultivated by their education and training in Freemasonry (Wallace was 32nd degree Mason) and they were ripe for the arrival of Roerich, a man that was not only fluent in Masonic ritual and language, but even went beyond it. He had plenty of tricks up his sleeve. In addition to the Chintamani Stone, Roerich also had a wife who could channel and contact these superhuman entities. It’s likely that she summoned the spirits of Bacon and other ascended masters and put on quite a show for Roerich’s new charges.
His influence went for beyond the White House. In New York city, he had a major benefactor in one, Louis Horch, who, like Wallace had fallen under Roerich’s spell. Horch erected a 27 story building, a veritable skyscraper at the time and called it, “The Master Building.” Ironically, Joseph Campbell, whose birthday it is today, once lived in the building. But the building has a bit of a different and less well known piece of it’s history. It’s where they filmed the comedy, “Ghostbusters.”
We will return to this very important piece of trivia later.
If you listen to my conversation with guerilla-tweeter extraordinaire, Charles Frith on my Monday show, we get into this concept that Wallace and Roosevelt had employed Roerich to give them the symbolic power to defeat the Germans and even Roosevelt’s rival, Churchill in not just a physical war, but a metaphysical one. Thus through Roerich we have the deeply symbolic dollar encoded with owls, skulls, pentagrams and even six-six-six. Not only was the dollar given an esoteric makeover, but the Pentagon aka Pentagram was erected with the sole purpose of summoning the energies of the five-pointed-star in the service of defense and war.
Symbolically empowered, the USA could then be on it’s way to becoming the “New Atlantis” that the followers of Bacon had dreamed of and claim it’s spiritual destiny amongst all countries of the world. There was only one problem. It’s likely that Roerich was not only a gifted con artist with some esoteric chops, but that he was also a double agent and a spy.
Roerich was around for the Bolshevik revolution and being involved with artists like Maxim Gorky, Kandinsky and others, he was tabbed to be a member of the new socialist government. This is important to note as Roerich, in his youth, resembles another, well known revolutionary of the time.
While it’s not clear that Roerich ever shed his ties to the Bolsheviks, we do know that he told Wallace not to fear Joseph Stalin and that Stalin could become not just a political ally, but a spiritual one as well. This along with some other treachery would be Wallace’s undoing.
After FDR left office, the presidency was for all intents and purposes, Wallace’s to lose. Under the leadership of FDR, the USA had come through the war as a winner (according to the history books) and was building roads, dams and bridges faster than any nation in history. Wallace was FDR’s right hand man through the enactment of the “New Deal” or the “Novo Odorum Seclorum” which is the New Order Of The Ages. FDR’s “New Deal” was the metaphysical vision made manifest. Keep in mind that he was an Aquarian and was predisposed to act through the design of his sign. I’ve tracked Aquarius through a number of previous posts, both through aspect and sign and shown how prominent it is as force majeure for social change. No doubt, FDR was aware of this and saw his destiny as not just a president but a spiritual master implementing part of the great plan.
But, as we’ve already mentioned, I believe that Roerich was a spy, sent to infiltrate Washington and under the aegis of mystical destiny, instead of supplying Wallace with the symbols that would stand up and empower them against the Nazi’s dual thunderbolts (Sowelu from the Runic script) and the Swaistika, that these symbols would actually become a curse upon the people of the USA and that the script aka “money” would become a script of fall, not ascension. In essence, there is a strong case to be made that Roerich was working with the other side. The other side in this case was the Bolsheviks and their financial backers, The Rothschilds.
The reason I think that this is the case is that when Henry Wallace had a very good chance at the presidency and could threaten Truman. However letters between he and Roerich called, “The Guru Letters” somehow wound up in the hands of the Hearst newspapers and Westbrook Pegler along with H.L. Mencken. Pegler and Mencken eviscerated Wallace in public, not only printing and commenting on the letters in a cynical light, but also grilling Wallace in public, for which Wallace had no defense. It was a pure takedown job. So the question is; How did they come into possession of those letters?
Presumably, Wallace didn’t keep copies on hand. I’m going out on a very strong limb to suggest that it was Roerich himself who provided Hearst with the letters or at least access to them. I believe that the man that Wallace had not only trusted, but gave his life and the destiny of this country over to for spiritual direction had betrayed him for the sole intent of taking him down and thus paving the way for the candidate that the Rothschild consortium wanted; Harry Truman.
Truman had managed to insert himself in FDR’s final term, as the marginalization of Wallace was underway. The Truman/Roosevelt ticket was called, “The Second Missouri Compromise” and Truman was thought to be able to give FDR the conservative ballast he needed to defeat New York governor, Thomas Dewey. FDR placated Wallace by retaining him as Secretary of Commerce.
Wallace and Truman were running against one another for the democratic nomination and that’s when the guru letters appeared. Also, when Wallace was going to address the democratic national convention, the lights went mysteriously out and he never got to make his speech. Within 24 hours there had been a coup within the party and Truman had absconded with the nomination,
It’s under Truman that the Hell Bomb is developed via “The Manhattan Project” from Bernard Baruch’s penthouse in New York. It’s under Truman that Louis Brandeis is selected for the Supreme Court and it’s under Truman that the state of Israel quickly becomes recognized by the USA. This from Wikipedia;
“Truman had long taken an interest in the history of the Middle East, and had read many books on ancient history and the events related in the Bible. He was sympathetic to those who sought a Jewish homeland in Mandatory Palestine. As a senator, he had assured Jewish leaders of his support for Zionism, and at a 1943 rally in Chicago had called for a homeland for those Jews who survived the Nazi regime. A Jewish homeland in Palestine was widely popular in the United States, and Jewish support could be key in the upcoming presidential election. However, State Department officials were reluctant to offend the Arabs, who were opposed to the establishment of a Jewish state in their midst. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal warned Truman of the importance of Saudi Arabian oil in another war; Truman replied that he would decide his policy on the basis of justice, not oil. Furthermore, when diplomats were called home from the Middle East to advise Truman and promoted the Arab point of view, Truman told them he had few Arabs among his constituents.“
It’s clear that Truman was not only a made man, but he was also a war monger, getting the USA into the Korean conflict as quickly as possible, even circumventing congress to do so. It’s also no mistake that Harry Truman was the 33rd president of the United States.
So what became of Roerich and Wallace?
Roerich had moved his operation to Asia, where ostensibly he was doing research for the US on certain strains of rice, but more likely, he was trying to organize some sort of Pan-Asian Buddhist front as another type of political insurrection posing as spiritual mission. Once Roerich was detained by Chinese officials, Wallace and others in the US government distanced themselves from him.
Wallace would return to his first, true love agriculture and explore South America and it’s vast selection of native plants and crops. He would die from ALS and unfortunately under the shadow of a political pariah of sorts. Wallace, trying to balance out his Libran Sun would take a sharp turn to the right politically and back the likes of Eisenhower and Nixon. Kennedy, an admirer of Wallace invited him to his inauguration, even though he had supported Nixon.
But what about that building? The Master Building and Ghostbusters?
Sandra Synar, who listens to the show and reads the blog pointed out that they filmed Ghostbusters in “The Master Building” and that theme of Ghostbusters eerily mirrors the core concept of “The Rite Of Spring” which is essentially the possession of a maiden, who is driven by the spirit who possesses her to dance to her death and as a result both her life force and the spirit within her are released into the tribe and more importantly, the “wise elders” who sit at the inner circle and are the recipients of the release of both types of life force.
In Ghostbusters, that woman is played by Sigourney Weaver. In the film Weaver’s character is named, “Dana Barrett.” Dana is another version of Danu, a Celtic fertility goddess and is connected to the Danube River, which is where the Celts were said to have originated from. Barrett means “warlike” and “deceitful” so her character’s namesake in the film is essentially a warlike and deceitful fertility goddess who becomes a demonic portal, all of which is shot in the Roerich Building, dedicated to the man who helped craft The Rite Of Spring.
So here’s where it gets fairly interesting. Henry Wallace was born on 10/7. Nicholas Roerich was born on 10/9. Sigourney Weaver was born on 10/8. So what we have is a synchronistic sequence of 7-8-9.
Ghostbusters opened on June 8th, 1984. At the dawn of the day on June, the Moon was in Libra at 10 degrees. There was a stellium in Gemini (Sun/Merc/Venus/TN/Chiron). All five were co-habitatiting in the 12th House. By the time the first matinee would take place, around Noon, the Moon had progressed to 14 Libra, while the same Gemini Stellium had ascended to the 9th and 10th Houses, with the MC splitting the TN and Chiron right down the middle. Here we see Gemini in not just a position of power but prominence, and an invocation of the energy of duality. Gemini is the alchemical symbol that was embodied in the Twin Towers. It is Hermes, messenger of the gods. As a lover of Aphrodite, the two gave birth to the physical resolution of duality in the form of “Hermaphrodite” a being which contains both sexes. This can also be viewed as a manifestation of Baphomet, which is embodied most frequently by Capricorn. Notice that Neptune is in Capricorn at the 0 degree, which, is essentially the mystic (Neptune) birth of Capricorn (zero degree or the egg). Neptune is in the womb of the 4th House at 12 Noon or the time of the first matinee.
What’s fascinating is that even though evil is vanquished and Dana/Danu’s otherworldly yoni has been closed for the time being, Ghostbusters resurfaces again, five-years later as “Ghostbusters II.” Notice the Roman numeral version of two, which resembles the symbol of Gemini. When did it open? June 16th, Gemini again. This time, instead of Dana Barrett being the one possessed, it’s her son, Oscar that is the object of otherworldly design. The force of evil in Ghostbusters II comes from pink slime, which feeds off the negative emotions of New Yorkers. At the climax of the film, the pink slime rises up from the subway and essentially becomes a river headed to the Manhattan Museum Of Modern Art, where the only person that can save baby Oscar and the city itself is Dana/Danu. You really can’t make this shit up. Oscar, is played not by one child, but two . . .Twins!!! William T. Deutschendorf and Henry J. Deutschendorf II. Here’s an interesting photo of the twins in a much more recent pose.
Sigourney Weaver stands out as a vessel of the Cinematrix. Weaver is a blue blood through and through. She attended Sarah Lawrence, Stanford and Yale. She blasted her way onto the screen as Ripley (believe it or not, it’s a woman that saves the world and not a man) in “Alien.” She would later reprise her role as Ripley in Alien 3, where she actually gives birth to a hybrid alien baby. Sensing a theme here? She would later appear in Avatar, where she portrays another character who is involved in a type of possession, as she “possesses” the body of a Na’vi. Also on Weaver’s resume are two, highly poetically charged films, including “The Year Of Living Dangerously” where she played opposite Mel Gibson as the two are star crossed lovers during the fall of the Sukarno regime in Indonesia.
She also starred in a film that is conspicuously downplayed. The movie is called, “Half Moon Street.” In it Weaver plays a political advisor by day and a hooker by night, thus emulating not just duality but also approaching the areas of mind control and spying. While Caine and Weaver mostly fizzle than sizzle as screen lovers, there’s a fair amount of info as it relates to the inner workings of circles of power inside of established governments. At the beginning of the film, while at a dinner, Weaver’s character is asked if she knows how many people are in the world. She replies with the standard census figure and the man of mystery corrects her, telling her there’s only 300 people in the world. This is a fairly obvious reference to John Coleman’s “Committee Of 300.” There’s other tidbits of juicy insider info revealed in the film but it gets mostly lost amidst a laboring love story between two people against a background of political intrigue and danger for knowing too much.
Bringing it all back home to where we started, with Nicholas Roerich, The Rite Of Spring, Henry Wallace, Truman and Ghostbusters as the Libra Moon approaches, Ghostbusters 3 is apparently in production with the idea that a new Ghostbusters team will be introduced. But I’ll give you one more little nugget to chew on. As I looked at a young version of Nicholas Roerich I was struck by how much he looked like another historical figure form not only his time, but his place.
Ghostbusters opening day. Notice Black Moon Lilith is in the sign of Pisces in the 7th House. This corresponds to dark Dana/Danu, goddess of rivers and lakes.
I’ve often wondered why Black History Month is in February and what it has to do with the sign of Aquarius? With the risk of sounding like conspiricist, I think it has to do with the Aquarian ideal/image of the au currant version of the black race. I spoke about this with SiStar MyRah on our Super Bowl Review. It’s a pretty compelling dialog apart from the symbolic breakdown of the game itself. In the last half-hour, we delved into a rarely discussed topic; racial mixing.
It began when I noted the percentage of commercials on television that had black males and or families depicted as the majority, a place at one point in time occupied by whites. I also noted that most of the males looked like some iteration of Barack Obama, light skinned and metro-sexualized. On some level, this makes commercial sense to me, since selling a product could have much more resonance if you modeled the model on the president, who has unmistakably, the biggest brand in the land. But SiStar MyRah took it one step further. She talked about this as being the acceptable model of being black. Look around at most black american stars, like Beyonce, Rhianna and Nicki Minnaj. They’re more golden than black, while equally, if not more talented artists like Fantasia Barrino, (Hey Missy Elliot where are you?) aren’t nearly as heavily promoted. SiStar MyRah called them, “hybrids.”
As I deftly do my best to discuss race without falling and getting fried by the third rail, my sense, is, is that lighter skinned, mixed-race-version is the physical manifestation of the blending of one race, one color, one collective variant of a golden species, which would ultimately break with social, racial and historical identities, and as a result, would be about the future and not the past. It would be more than just a symbolic element of a planet peopled by one color and vibration. It would be a physical incarnation of the Aquarian ideal, the melanized version of a racial alchemy, turning the lead of a number of races into the gold of one.
This, in some ways would reflect a form of completion, since, according to Blavatsky, the second root race, after the first (amoeba like beings) had golden skin. This of course would not align with Blavatsky’s overall vision of the root races, which sees the sixth and seventh root races as the Australo-American, a psychic race of beings from Australia, New Zealand and California. This vision of a golden race is something that has also been written about and seen by channelers and remote viewers as being the face of Terra in the future.
Now, on one level, albeit a fairly cynical one, it might be viewed as high-level eugenics practiced through intense social programming, which would highlight and promote mixing of all races, and through which new codes of behavior, new ethics and even a new religion could be installed, thus eliminating the God of the Piscean age. The implementation of the new world religion has already begun and it emerges from two, separate directions which both, promote an alternative version of the post-christian God.
From the left side of the coast, there’s the new age version of the universe, or cosmos, or source that uses texts like the Book of Urantia and Course of Miracles, laced with heavy doses of Theosophy, Hinduism, Buddhism and polyamoristic tantra. It’s The Lightworkers Union, Local 1111.
From the other side, there’s a much darker version co-mingling with it. This would be the re-birth of illuministic, ritual occult practice, which is really illuminati magic as fashion statement, cliched hand signs and a philosophy that encourages a watered-down version of “Do as thou wilt.” It comes down through the hip-hop pyramid and trickles all the way to Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber.
Together, these two variants combine, just as skin tones do, to form some sort of ideological fusion, a blended frequency spectrum of beliefs with the individual squarely at the center of it.
Of course, Barack Obama is the high priest, the pharaonic mediator between both worlds, welcoming the golden skinned goddesses, Beyonce and Alicia Keyes into the White House and rubbing elbows with J-Hovah, while he’s flashing his magic smile to the beaming acolytes of Marianne Williamson, Neal Donald Walsh, Deepak Chopra and Barbara Marx-Hubbard. Here, we have an ideological synthesis and mixing, a hybrid spirituality with a new high priest, himself a living agency of the planetary experiment in the manipulation of consciousness and race. With his Hawaiian legacy, he is the “rainbow bridge.”
I’ve also found it interesting that whenever Black History Month rolls around, it’s almost always the same cast of characters that are celebrated and feted. It’s no coincidence that Rosa Parks gets huge play. She’s also an Aquarian and she went to the Highander School in Tennessee, where she, along with Martin Luther King was trained in social justice and Marxist ideology. Her storming the front seat of the bus was no act of individual defiance. It was a staged and calculated act of social disobedience.
And while racism of any sort is repugnant, one of the things that segregation did foster, was the need for black owned businesses and economic drivers to develop in the dark shadow of Jim Crow laws.
James Brown is rarely celebrated during Black History month and yet the godfather of soul, was at one time the largest owner of black owned radio stations and even instituted his own stamp/value/rebate program with “Brown Stamps,” an offshoot of S&H Green Stamps and Blue Chip Stamps. Brown had a strong vision of economically empowering the Black community–that was until the government and the social programs of the Great Society became the de-facto parent of the inner cities. Combine that with the death of many, fine young black males during the Vietnam War and the flooding of opiates into the inner cities and, well, you know the rest of the story.
James Brown had survived a brutal car crash and lost a son along the way. While he was still the hardest working man in show business, he sold his radio stations and got out of the empowerment game.
Another, powerful figure that we don’t hear much about, in spite of his iconic status is Bob Marley, which is interesting, since Marley is the genetic inheritor of both Anglo and African DNA, an early adopter of the race of the golden light and an Aquarian to boot.
Marley’s one world, one love message is Aquarian to the core. He was rapidly becoming one of the most influential people on the planet regardless of skin color or occupation. But Marley was waking up and waking others along with him. His classic track, “Babylon System” talks about the planetary enslavement program that has been in place since the high-unholy-days of Babylon;
Survival Babylon System We refuse to be What you wanted us to be; We are what we are: That’s the way (way) it’s going to be. you don’t know! You can’t educate i For no equal opportunity: (talkin’ ’bout my freedom) talkin’ ’bout my freedom, People freedom (freedom) and liberty! Yeah, we’ve been trodding on the winepress much too long: Rebel, rebel! Yes, we’ve been trodding on the winepress much too long: Rebel, rebel!
Those are the type of words that get peoples attention, in many ways. He’s not talking about Cristal or Courvosier, or Bentley. He’s addressing spiritual warfare in the most clear language there can be. And just in case you miss it in the first verse, Marley keeps it going in the second.
Babylon system is the vampire, yea! (vampire) Suckin’ the children day by day, yeah! Me say: de babylon system is the vampire, falling empire, Suckin’ the blood of the sufferers, yea-ea-ea-ea-e-ah! Building church and university, wo-o-ooh, yeah! - Deceiving the people continually, yea-ea! Me say them graduatin’ thieves and murderers; Look out now: they suckin’ the blood of the sufferers (sufferers). Yea-ea-ea!
Marley would contract a treatable form of cancer, in the foot of all places, which is ruled by his own sign; Aquarius. Marley would get terrible advice on the treating of it. Dubmaster, certified wild-man and Wailers producer, Lee “Scratch” Perry would later accuse Island Records label head, Chris Blackwell of putting a curse on Marley so that he would die and that Blackwell could take the lion’s share of Marley’s royalties.
Marley was imperfect, but he was a giant and he bridged color, race, class and culture in a historical fashion. He was rapidly becoming the same type of prophet he often sang about. In some ways, the Aquarian vision itself, not the falsified version of a synthetic system of applied economic theory and symbolic enslavement, but a real one, arising out of the human heart in an organic fashion, is inherent in the sound and vision of Marley’s music.
Another, pivotal and important figure that is also rarely mentioned or discussed during Black History month is one, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. While Haile Sellasie courted the British Magistrate, the League of Nations and later the UN, Fela Kuti had a vision of Africa that had nothing to do with the globalist, hegemonic agenda. Kuti wanted his own Nigeria to be a model country, a strong state that could anchor the independence of African power and consciousness and be a model for a post-colonialist Africa that was seemingly being ruled by proxy through puppet dictators and presidents on the globalists dole. They were of course supplied with plenty of arms to fortify their often brutal rule of law.
Kuti favored a type of pan-Africanism that would join various states under one Africa. This vision was branded as a type of socialism, but there isn’t any historical or lyrical connection to Kuti and Marxism. His brand of socialism was a type of geo-political unity that supported African and not imperial interests.
Kuti formed his own community/colony called the “Kalakuta Republic,” which was based on polygamy and Yoruba. As a result, he was a modern-day-Solomon with twenty-seven-wives. By the way, if you haven’t noticed, this was about 180 degrees from the current dawning of the “golden age.”
Kuti was a continental separatist and that boys and girls is bad for business. He would survive a number of attacks on his life and eventually die of AIDS related symptoms. Like Marley before him, he would eschew western medicine for treatment.
But perhaps there’s more to this connection with Aquarius/February being Black History month.
Back in the late 90′s I had the great pleasure to meet Kodwo Eshun, a gifted writer with an infectious and lively spirit. I first saw Kodwo in the Iara Lee documentary on electronic music, “Modulations.” Eshun, along with Robert Moog stole the show. Eshun’s ability to articulate electronic music into prose resulted in something called, “Sonic Fiction” out of which sprang an incredibly important journey into the future frequencies of jazz, electronic and funk music. Eshun’s essays on Sun Ra, George Clinton, Jimi Hendrix, DJ Spooky, Wu Tang, Underground Resistance, Drexciya, Juan Atkins, Derrick May and other pioneers of a futuristic, afrocentrism in music was astounding and his prose was as dense and layered as a Funkadelic mind jam. Eshun’s work has contributed greatly to a school of music, image and text called, “Afrofuturism.”
For me, in many ways, this typifies not just the outside version of Black History month as a form of Aquarian expression, but the essence of the Aquarian spirit as a vibration that connects our ancient roots and rhythms across races, spaces and times, catapulting them into the future via the magic of wordsound, incantations that reverberate with a musical language all their own, creating an imaginary landscape that uses myth and narrative as a jump seat into hyper-dimensional possibility. This is the place where the imagination is divine and all beings can revel in the complexity and nuance of spirit, through all of its manifestations, without judgment, without prejudice and without the not-so-subtle commands to surrender ones autonomy and heritage in favor of some grand, social-experimental-gene wipe where diversity bleeds into one, macro-miasmic-monad and a myriad of cultural traditions and riches are lost in the mix. In modern recording, the compression of sound is the audio correlation, where the highs and lows are crunched into the broad middle of the track, so that the sound is loud and punchy, jumping out of the speakers, grabbing your attention, but sacrificing the essential nuances of the track.
Now it might just be, that when the Pleiadians finally land, they’ll be greeted by a bunch of people that look a lot like Amber Rose and Miles Austin and maybe they’ll have peace in their hearts and vastly open minds. if that’s the way this unfolds as a physical expression of oneness in the Aquarian Age, then so be it. But if I were the architects of this planetary re-shaping, I might be tad concerned, because they just might be breeding their own annihilation through a species that can channel love at such a high pitch, that any kind of anger, retribution and malice will not be able to co-exist in the same atmosphere. Perhaps these will truly be “Destiny’s Children” and if it ends the top down tyranny as a result, without hesitation, I say, bring it on.
“Lest we forget at least an over the shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins – or which is which), the very first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom – Lucifer.” (Saul Alinksy)
The 20th century “might” be known as the century of capitalism, where the oligarchic, titanic elites of the banking families and their minions made enormous gains early in the game. From the late 1800’s up through the great depression, the robber-baron clique drove their claws deep into the heart of the American economy, building out the early infrastructures of industry, from coal, to oil, to electricity, to the rail, shipping and automobile industries, the names of Rockefeller, Getty, Morgan, DuPont, Mellon and Carnegie realized that there was big money to be made in the vestal virgin resources of America and it’s people. Nearly all of them were born during Pluto in Aries, a deeply driven social indicator of generational energy and focus. They were going to get ahead and make their fortune at almost any cost. Pluto in Aries spawned a group of individuals given over to a forceful single-mindedness that might have been what the country needed at the time. They became synonymous with being “self-made men” and here is where that mythology is born; the scions of Pluto in Aries. But they weren’t the only ones.
After suffering a major setback at the hands of Andrew Jackson, the Rothschild family were dead set on opening their central bank in the USA and they would eventually draft the American magnets of industry through their man on the ground, Jacob Schiff (Kuhn, Loeb and Company). With Schiff and Rothschild inserting themselves into the manifest destiny script, it only took 13 years into the 20th century to establish the Federal Reserve and the national income tax. This, thanks to the devils of Jekyll Island (the American oligarchs), became a reality on 12/23/13, signed away while most Americans were home for the holidays, praying to Jesus and Mary, not knowing what hell was coming there way.
But any business enterprise worth it’s salt is always researching and developing, working on different models. While Satan welded the mind forged manacles of American industry, in the oil fields, coal mines and steel mills, half-way across the world, a new model was being inserted into the collective consciousness.
Beginning on March 8th, 1917 and culminating on November 8th in the same year, the Bolshevik Revolution occurred. It did so while Uranus was in Aquarius, ruling planet/sign. This is the first iteration of the Aquarian Age of the 20th century, with all the hallmarks and talking points that would appeal to the masses at the time. But this was no, ordinary, garden-variety-revolution. In fact, the very same Jacob Schiff was rumored to be supporting the likes of Leon Trotsky, in NYC. Was the capitalist organizer on the ground in the US for the Rothschild family was also funding and organizing the Russian revolution? This from “The Creature Of Jekyll Island” by G. Edward Griffin;
TROTSKY WAS A MULTIPLE AGENT
”One of the best known Russian revolutionaries at that time was Leon Trotsky. In January of 1916 Trotsky was expelled from France and came to the United States. It has been claimed that Jacob Schiff paid his expenses. There is no documentation to substantiate that claim, but the circumstantial evidence does point to a wealthy donor in New York. He remained for several months, while writing for a Russian socialist paper, the Novy Mir (New World) and giving revolutionary speeches at mass meetings in New York City. According to Trotsky himself, on many occasions a chauffeured limousine was placed at his service by a wealthy friend, identified as Dr. M. ”
Trotsky’s other name was Lev Davidovitch.
” On March 23, 1917 a mass meeting was held at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the abdication of Nicolas II, which meant the overthrow of Tsarist rule in Russia. Thousands of socialists, Marxists, nihilists and anarchists attended to cheer the event. The following day there was published on page two of the New York Times a telegram from Jacob Schiff, which had been read to this audience. He expressed regrets, that he could not attend and then described the successful Russian revolution as “…what we had hoped and striven for these long years”. (Mayor Calls Pacifists Traitors, The New York Times, March 24, 1917, p. 2)
In later years, Schiff’s son, John was quoted in “The New York American Journal” that his father had donated some $20,000,000.00 to the communist revolution.
Trotsky had been dispatched in April of 1917, from New York, with $10,000 on his person to return to Petrograd and take things to the next level. He was stopped in Halifax and detained by Canadian officials, recognizing that he could be a threat. There he stayed until phone calls from Washington, DC freed him up and sent him on his way to complete his mission.
The revolution would be mostly complete on 11/8/17, just one day off of Trotsky’s birthday, 11/7. Mars was in Virgo, which in some ways would exemplify the energy of the proletariat, but Venus was also in Capricorn, at 0 degrees, which would indicate that relationships would be anything but communal. Communism would have it’s own, inherently, top-down hierarchy within the politburo. Uranus, of course would typify the spirit of the collective in Aquarius, and thus have the secular, humanistic aspects of the Aquarian Age. Jupiter was in Gemini, at 9 degrees. The first elections would be held from 11/12-14 with Jupiter being at 11 degrees Gemini. Hear we have the double mirror of the twins with the number 11. The Sabian Symbol for this degree is quite interesting based on the events of the times.
PHASE 71 (GEMINI 11°): NEWLY OPENED LANDS OFFER THE PIONEER NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIENCE. KEYNOTE:The power and joy of new beginnings.
”These “newly opened lands” can refer to any as yet unexperienced field of potential activity at any level — material, emotional, mental or super mental. We are now dealing with the third level of experience, at which individuality — or at least the ego character — operates more definitely. While in the preceding phases much was said concerning the powers of the mind, this mind was essentially based on the collective patterns of a culture and a society. Now, at this third level, we find the human being essentially engaged in his personal and particular struggle for full and effective individualization. And the initial realization he has to experience is that he has reached a potentially virgin field of consciousness and activity. He is facing the unfamiliar. Anything could happen.
This is the first stage of the fifteenth five-fold sequence of symbols. Having conquered, at least to some extent, the collective and material energies of nature and society, man has become relatively “separate” from the past. He faces the future. Every step ahead should show him RISING TO THE OCCASION.”
Out of this revolution, the duality of both consciousness and economy will be set into play. Russia would become the red threat and the shadow of the USA in two wars (Korea and Vietnam) and would drive the engine of the military industrial complex, the growth of intelligence agencies and a faux threat, the great bogeyman and shadow other. Here, we see duality cast into lead, informing nearly all of our activities, from crawling under desks during the cold war, to the rise of the middle-class radical factions of SDS and the Weather Underground. It’s interesting to note that during this month, with the Sun in Aquarius, Jupiter in Gemini, a new TV series, “The Americans” will debut on FX.
“The Americans” stars Kerri Russell and Matthew Rhys. It’s interesting to note that Rhys’ birth date is the same date that is used for commemorating the end of the revolution, 11/8. The series will make it’s debut on 1/30, when Gemini goes direct at six degrees.
The premise of the series is that the KGB has infiltrated the lives of Americans, agents and spies trained in Moscow to understand and know American life and then leading a revolution from within. Here is what executive producer, Joel Fields has to say about series;
” “It might be a little different to believe and get used to, but we want you to root for the KGB. They’re going to try to get the Soviets to win the Cold War.”
If religion is the opiate of the masses, then the Piscean Age, as symbolized by Jesus is the bedrock of capitalism in the USA, a fiery fusion of salvation and sweat, typified by the Calvinist undercurrent, where work became a form of redemption and thus God’s work trickled down into all things. But this version of the Aquarian Age would have nothing to do with Jesus or God. This edition is all action, and rebellion. It derives its energy from destruction and chaos. It is not passive, nor is it obedient, but only in its early stages. When the fires of revolution cool, a new order emerges, one that is inherently a closed loop, because the transcendent/transformational capacity is played out in the early stages of the revolution and then reduced into more and more layered relationships of regulation and obedience as new, hierarchical structures emerge.
While the Soviet Union supposedly, ultimately failed, and as some historians would like to promote, due to the leadership of Aquarian, Ronald Reagan, who presided over the fall of the wall and the end of the Soviet Union as we know it. But did it really end?
In Part 3, we’ll look at the 21st Century, as the century of the new collectivism and the agents of the Aquarian Age.
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Here are some past episodes from my various programs on Free Association Radio. These are interviews with some of the leading edge thinkers on the planet, from the realms of quantum healing, ancient mysteries, exo-politics, astrology and consciousness.
David Ian Cowan (Navigating The Collapse Of Time) and Sarah Nash (The Cosmic Hooker): Quantum Healing.