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The Greatest Epidemic Sickness Known to Humanity

The Greatest Epidemic Sickness Known to Humanity
The following is Part One in a series. Read Part Two here. In the book Columbus and other Cannibals, indigenous author Jack D. Forbes lucidly explores a psychological disease that has been informing human self-destructive behavior that Native American people have known about for years. After reading his book, it was clear to me that he was describing the same psycho-spiritual disease of the soul that I wrote about in my book, The Madness of George W. Bush: A Reflection of our Collective Psychosis. As if performing a magic ritual, in exploring the entity of wetiko, we first have to invoke its spirit and enter into relationship with it. After evoking an entity like wetiko, in order to study it as objectively as possible, we have to hermetically seal it within an alchemical container. A Disease of Civilization Wetiko/malignant egophrenia is a disease of civilization, or lack thereof. A Parasite of a Different Order Alien Intrusion To quote Don Juan, "Indeed we are held prisoner! Vampires

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The Psychopath’s Emotions: What Does He Feel? So far I’ve asked you to imagine a person who lacks empathy for others and the capacity to feel any emotion deeply. I’ve asked you to imagine a person who is plagued by restlessness and boredom and finds sole satisfaction in duping, manipulating and controlling others. A person who may simulate respect or politeness, but who fundamentally regards others with contempt, as objects to be used for his temporary diversion or satisfaction.

Northwest Tribal Art Symbols Western red cedar is a large tree, up to 70 metres tall and 4.3 metres in trunk diametre. A dominant tree in moist forest habitats along the coast from Vancouver Island to Alaska. The bark is thin, greyish outside and reddish-brown inside, and longitudinally ridged and fissured; it is easy to pull off in long fibrous strips. The power of your subconscious Your subconscious mind knows everything there is to know – it knows exactly how to guide you and drop you into the optimum position in the game of everyday life every time. At the subconscious level you are connected to the psychic grid of collective consciousness – you might call it the angelic level - for once you get in the habit of trusting your subconscious you’ll feel as if your inner guardian angel is running the show and the more you let yourself follow its prompts and guidance, the more elegantly and magically things work out for you, from the smallest to the biggest. However what makes the Taoist approach different to most others, is its accent on accessing the subconscious level psychospatially, by feeling its location as a palpable sensation in the midbrain region rather than contemplating it as an abstract theory. Simply by allowing yourself to feel the midbrain, you activate a process by which the subconscious mechanisms become part of your conscious awareness. Love, D

A Painful Incredulity: Psychopathy and Cognitive Dissonance Almost everyone involved with a psychopath goes through a phase (and form) of denial. It’s very tough to accept the sad reality that the person who claimed to be your best friend or the love of your life is actually a backstabbing snake whose sole purpose in life is humiliating and dominating those around him. Rather than confront this reality, some victims go into denial entirely. They aren’t ready to accept any part of the truth, which, when suppressed, often surfaces in anxiety, projection and nightmares. At some point, however, the evidence of a highly disturbed personality shows through, especially once the psychopath is no longer invested in a given victim and thus no longer makes a significant effort to keep his mask on. Then total denial is no longer possible.

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection Essay by Jay Miller Homeland Coastal Alaska is spectacular, if rain-drenched, with rugged mountains and fjords. Barefoot Doctor - 3 Ways to Shift Your Perspective Posted: 12 Nov 2012 Tags: tao The UK's top spiritual guru on the drug-free way to enlightenment. Back in 1967 when Timothy Leary, one of the main proponents of the LSD experience coined the phrase, "turn on, tune in, drop out," he was referring to taking the drug in order to attune to the underlying causative level of reality, rather than continue being entranced by the surface level of things, by their appearances, and thus no longer be held in sway by the so-called system. Understanding How Sociopaths Think: Why It is Good to Ask Why Sociopaths must spend their entire lives watching others and learning to imitate behaviors that they are unable to engage in naturally. So often during this recovery process, I have been told by others—those who have been targeted by sociopaths and those who have not—that it does not matter why the sociopath did what he did. Focus on you, they said.

Gods and Fighting Men: Part II: Pronunciation and Place Names Sacred Texts Sagas and Legends Celtic Index Previous Buy this Book at Gods and Fighting Men, by Lady Gregory, [1904], at 10 Spiritually Transmitted Diseases - : SHIFT> It is a jungle out there, and it is no less true about spiritual life than any other aspect of life. Do we really think that just because someone has been meditating for five years, or doing 10 years of yoga practice, that they will be any less neurotic than the next person? At best, perhaps they will be a little bit more aware of it. Basic Concepts to Understand Psychopathy As psychologist Martha Stout has pointed out so eloquently, psychopaths seem to be born without a conscience. Conscience seems to depend on the ability to imagine consequences. But most "consequences" relate to pain in some way, and psychopaths really don't understand pain in the emotional sense. They understand frustration of not getting what they want, and to them, that is pain. But the fact seems to be that they act based solely on a sort of Game Theory evaluation of a situation: what will they get out of it, and what will it cost?

Owls Wings – Hail, Brightener of Darkness! Happy Solstice to One and All! Brightener of Darkness, hail! Keeper of Clearness, Opener of the Depths. Gifts of plenty are arising, Winter wonders, white snows’ fall. Joyful be the heart within us, Open wide the guesting door, Wisdom waken in abundance, Warm our beings to the core. ~ Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings, by Caitlín Matthews Ring the bells of joy and blessings! Throw open the Gates of Dawn ~ the Light is born!

5 Thought-Provoking Quantum Experiments Showing That Reality Is an Illusion No one in the world can fathom what quantum mechanics is, this is perhaps the most important thing you need to know about it. Granted, many physicists have learned to use its laws and even predict phenomena based on quantum calculations. But it is still unclear why the observer of an experiment determines behavior of the system and causes it to favor one state over another.

Erased but not Forgotten: Psychopaths and Emotional Memory Please welcome a post on psychopaths and emotional memory by our guest blogger, Michael Pacitti, who writes both from his personal experience with a psychopath and from his experience as a mental health professional. This article explains a seeming paradox: how psychopaths can simultaneously move on from previous relationships and discard their partners so unfeelingly, as if their memories of the relationships were erased, yet still continue to harass and stalk some of their previous targets, in a kind of perpetual relationship boomerang. Hence the title we chose: Erased but Not Forgotten. I listened to a song playing on the radio quite recently, a U2 track from their album “how to dismantle an atomic bomb”; the song is called A Man and a Woman.

The Path of the Sacred Clown: Where Trickster and Shaman Converge “If the fool would persist in his folly, he would become wise.” –William Blake Most of us are familiar with the prototypical clowns: red-nosed clowns, court jesters, and Tarot fools. But sacred clowns take clowning to a whole other level.