The Secret Sun: The REAL History of Saint Patrick's Day. Well, break out the corned beef and beer- it's time for the wearing of the green and the nation-wide Bacchanalia that marks the Spring Equinox.
And you know what else that means- it's also time to bust out the REAL history of Saint Patrick's Day... March 17 is the day generally believed to be the death of St. The TED Talks That Are Blatant Pseudoscientific Garbage. Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones takes TED to task not for the kind of controversial TEDx talks that Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake gave but for the mainstream TED, writing at The Awl: The long knives have been out for TED Talks for some time.
Benjamin Bratton called them “middlebrow megachurch infotainment.” Evegny Morozov called the TED publishing arm the “insatiable kingpin of international meme laundering.” Mogadonia - ‘Doing Easy’ . An essay by William S. Burroughs. 10 Easy Steps to Psychic Protection. When I stayed with friends recently, they took me to their local church.
Several people were baptized during the service, and the priest made a sign of the cross with oil on each person’s chest. He called this a “breastplate of protection.” While I was still thinking about this, he and his assistant dipped palm fronds in holy water and walked around the congregation sprinkling everyone to provide protection. I was pleasantly surprised at this, especially as immediately before we’d left for the service I’d been telling my friends about my new book, Psychic Protection for Beginners. Psychic protection is used to protect people from any form of negativity. In my hypnotherapy practice, I tell people who come to me for help in controlling stress to imagine themselves surrounded by a clear plastic shield that protects them from any form of stress. I regularly meet people who tell me that they don’t need psychic protection, as they’re in total control of their lives.
Starting Over. I’ve met quite a few people who have been through years of spiritual ups and downs.
They might have had an intensive spiritual practice in the past, but at some point felt it wasn’t working. They dedicated years to it, but ended up feeling lost, despairing, frustrated, or betrayed. In many cases this is not solely due to whatever social conflicts, ethical misconduct or other events seem to have caused the falling out. Often it is due to a natural but misunderstood process in spiritual development called the dark night.
It is very normal for people who have had intense spiritual experiences (in any tradition or even independent of a formal practice) to then enter a period where things begin to seem dry, hopeless, frustrating and unproductive. This was my own experience, which I only understood many years later. A friend had similar experiences, bouncing in and out of intensive spiritual practices for decades. Like this: Like Loading... Ascend Academy: The Fundamental Principles of Reality. Welcome to the first issue of Ascend Academy.
Brace yourselves, we are about to delve into the mother load of all spiritual concepts. This article reveals the meaning behind the 7 Hermetic Principles of truth, directly from their source, The Kybalion. I am about to present some very powerful information to you that may stir up a lot of discussion, and possibly opposition. These seven principles are considered to be ABSOLUTE TRUTHS, and many ancient and current hermeticists, mystics, philosophers and so called enlightened beings regard its application to be THE Master key path to understanding the self and it’s relation to all that is. If you feel within yourself that you are not ready to handle this information, feel free to come back and read when you are. I believe that this knowledge should be widespread so that we can begin implementing and spreading its profound wisdom and applications for the ascension of mankind as a whole. The Secret Montreal Experiments They Don't Want You To Know About. Doses of LSD given through an IV; drug-induced comas lasting two months; amnesia brought on by drugs psychological torture.
None of these actions seem possible in an accepting, liberal city like Montreal. But there’s a dark part of Montreal’s history everyone seems to forget, or simply not talk about, and all of these atrocities (and more) occurred in the heart of the city. During the late 1950s, Dr. Ewan Cameron was the director of the renowned Allen Memorial Institute, the Psychiatry Department of the Royal Victoria Hospital, part of the McGill University Health Centre. On the surface, Cameron was conducting esteemed academic research on the human mind for the benefit of his psychologically afflicted patients. Those unlucky enough to be admitted to the Allen, within the Ravenscrag mansion, experienced something far more horrific. Commissioned by the CIA to create an effective brainwashing technique, with partial funding from the Canadian government, Dr.
Evidence Mounts For A Real-Life Multiverse. "Are we alone?
" Quite possibly the biggest question posed by eusocial primates. The need to know encouraged our forebears to climb down from the treetops. To brave the savannahs in hopes of sighting distant forests, or making meaningful contact with other clever apes.