Tag: No Doubt

Madame Blavatsky – Spiritual Traveller by Donna Zuckerbrot –

murphysmagic asked:

At a time when women, like children, were expected to be seen and not heard it was said that she left her husband to become a trick rider in the circus, traveling alone she entered forbidden Tibet, she was a spiritual genius and the mother of the new age. On the other hand there are those who say she was a fraud whose real talent was that she knew how to tell a good tale. Either way there is no doubt that her remarkable synthesis of western occultism and eastern traditions became a foundation for the New Age. Her respect for eastern culture and religion, for Buddhism and Hinduism has had a far reaching impact on the modern world. Check out your local magic shop for this amazing DVD.

American Propaganda and Societal Orientation

bootleggersouth asked:

Judging by the multitudinous anti-American sentiment expressed on YouTube, it is plausible to conclude that American propaganda is failing to enchant---to control the hearts and minds of---much of humanity. This is because America, as could be expected of a consumerist society much engrossed with trivial concerns, is failing to present---and possibly even to conceive of---itself in the epic context of natural competition, and therefore is not invoking to full extent the primal energies of its supporters and would-be supporters. Sentiments expressed on such formats as YouTube may not--at this point--reflect mainstream perception, but they are surely to effect mainstream thinking. In fact, such formats may well be the hot houses of future consensus opinion. Those who do not plant now will starve later. American appeals for such concerns as humanitarianism, democracy and economic conductivity no doubt find positive reception within many, yet such concerns do not speak to the primal hunger within every psyche to wage life as an epic struggle of attainment---the primary evolutionary drive by which all living things are empowered. All living things struggle for dominance and compete for resources. Moral concerns and intellectual arguments arise, both consciously and unconsciously, as justifications for the host entity to exude as much dominance as possible. This primal energy has no doubt been muted to engender obedience and placidity within the general population of our ...