Monday, January 01, 2018

World News: Obelisk Rituals Ring in 2018



One thing you can take to the bank: Dubai is not to be outdone. 

When it comes to ringing in the New Year, the sheikhs of UAE will spare no expense when it comes to illuminating their sacred phalli.





And speaking of the Nephilim, Heaven or Las Vegas kicked in their own obelisk ritual with the Stratosphere Tower, the tallest observatory in the US. 

Because size matters to the Vegas.




Perhaps being a bit too woke for something as toxically-masculine as illuminated obelisks, Sydney instead went for the ever-popular All-Seeing Eye firework display, an image familiar to longtime Secret Sun readers. 





This year didn't augur well for the Upside Down Under, however; there was a fireworks snafu during the ritual. This is the kind of screwup that would have ancient pagans flooding the temples, sacrificial piglets in hand, pleading for the mercy of the gods for days on end. 

Keep an eye on Sydney this year, is all I'm saying.




Especially since there was another bad omen in Oz earlier in the day when a seaplane crashed in Cowan Creek in Jerusalem Bay.



As if "Jerusalem Bay" weren't symbolically-loaded enough, Cowan Creek gives us another semiotic itch to scratch. Cowan isn't a very common word- it refers to an "unworthy craftsman" in Freemasonic lore.

Yeah, I'm kind of wondering the same thing you are.



The Kiwis really went for the obelisk jugular with this illuminated moneyshot for the Novus Anno Lucis.





Conversely, London chose to rock the emergent "OA" meme with their own rituals. 




Masonic Manhattan rang in the New Year as per usual with the old ball-dropping ritual in Time Squared. Ryan Seacrest did something or maybe it was Anderson Cooper or someone.

No one cares.




Seattle celebrated New Year's with this dazzling bukkake display. The fireworks designers were told to make it look like the Space Needle was a tech executive firing off on a trafficked sex-slave "from a war-torn country. Anything with ‘will work for food.’”




Fellow sex-slave hotspot/Cylon-hive San Francisco chipped in with this charming visual.





Paris may well have made best-in-show with this illuminated Eiffel Obelisk. 

Don't know yet if President Jupiter was there to soak in the sacred phalli's arcane energy. I thought I heard there were some zesty blood sacrifices going on under the Louvre Pyramid that he didn't want to miss out on. But don't quote me on that.





Conservative Kuala Lampur played down the more explicit phallicism but staged their sacred moneyshots near their (Cocteau) Twin Towers.




Likewise, Pyongyang was a bit more demure with their illuminated obelisk symbolism. But seeing that we're talking about a city with a giant zombie pyramid, you just know the North Koreans weren't going to miss out on the phallus-worship phestivities.




Nor was Tokyo. 

Now, I'm not exactly sure when this exploding obelisk symbolism became the central motif for New Year's celebrations. I certainly don't remember seeing it when I was a kid. But these days, it seems to be practically mandatory if you're a major city in the Novus Ordo.




If exploding obelisks are too much for your serfs citizens, you can go with the more modest illuminated obelisk, as they did in Madrid.





Accent on the "practically." Rio De Janeiro nixed the orgasming obelisk approach and went for old "seen from space" chestnut. 

Reports have it that the Vegas gazed down on the display of submission quite magnanimously and are even considering crossing the Brazilian metropolis off their plasma-cannon target list. Watch this space for updates.



87 comments:

  1. did you know japan has a penis festival?....

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanamara_Matsuri


    This year is the year of the brown earth dog in the Chinese zodiac.

    "Trump was born in the year of the Dog (1946). But is the only American president who has no dog!"

    Apparently tonight we will have a supermoon called a "full wolf moon" it will be one of two super moons in January.

    " January's supermoon is actually the second of three back-to-back supermoon full moons to come in the next two months. The full moon also occurred near perigee on Dec. 3 and will again on Jan. 31, according to NASA, which billed the line up as a supermoon trilogy. The Jan. 31 supermoon is also the second full moon of January, making it a blue moon, and also occurs during a total lunar eclipse. "

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    1. It's good to know it's the Year of the Brown Earth Dog, because I was afraid it was the year of the Baby Ice Dog.

      I'm told this "supermoon" thing is a recent concoction as well. Do you have any data on that, Kim?

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    2. The first time I came across the expression "supermoon" was on spring equinox 2015, which also happened to have a solar eclipse. Tides had record highs and lows, and I got I photo of mine published on my local paper of the low tide at the beach during sunset, with people walking in places normally underwater, because it was also a very calm day with almost no waves.

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    3. Sounds like "fireball season," which seemed to suddenly exist ex nihilo in 2010.

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    4. If the 'asteroids every N great years' theory is correct, then we are currently entering 'an asteroid clump' (due to a past Velikovskyian collision) and there should be a significant increase in the number of <1LD fly-bys and meteors/meteorites (not forgetting an increase upon other planets/satellites).

      Naturally, from Earth's perspective, there may be a seasonal variation - depending upon the 'clump'.

      A few years ago I witnessed about a dozen meteors travelling through the sky in the daytime, clearly burning up and leaving smoke trails behind them. Of course, they could have been a squadron of alien spacecraft, but I doubt it.

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    5. Sounds like a Mandela Effect? The January 31 2018 super blue moon eclipse will appear blood red to orange in color.

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  2. When I left a comment about the show Dark and multiple references to Hermeticism & the texts of The Emerald Tablet, I didn't know the finale's title was Alpha and Omega. "As Above, So Below" could also describe every aspect of the connected themes in the show.
    On the Twin Peaks DVD ,there was an interesting 10 part documentary, Jason S.’s “IMPRESSIONS: A Journey Behind the Scenes of Twin Peaks. David Lynch explained his practice of always setting his alarm clock time to add up to 10. When he was talking to Laura Dern before a scene, he asked her what the number of completion was and she said 10. He said you've worked with me a long time. He had that key scene with the clock set to 2:53.
    Karin

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    1. Ah, the sweet swell of OCD. You gotta love it. Thanks, Karin. Still have to check out that show...

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    2. or... ODC... It's just like OCD but it is in the proper order.

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  3. Happy Olympian day!

    Wanted to share this rather apposite article with some revealing quotes from the Times:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/technology/salesforce-tower-san-francisco-skyline.html
    (Archived version: https://archive.fo/GEI2y)
    "Skyscrapers tell a different story. They are the pyramids of our civilization, permanent monuments of our existence. They show who is in charge and what they think about themselves."

    "Salesforce, a company that did not exist 20 years ago, will take up residence on Jan. 8 in the new Salesforce Tower, which at 1,070 feet is the tallest office building west of the Mississippi."

    "The building catches the morning sun, dazzling the way none of its lesser neighbors do."

    "The tower is not beautiful but is impossible to ignore. The top floors are set off from the rest, and the crown is flat rather than a spire. It looks as if a rocket were stowed up there, an escape vehicle for the tech overlords when the city is consumed by disaster."

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    1. Yes indeed- Salesforce Tower is an abomination fit for a Cylon. Maybe they can put the Estonian sex slaves in a sub-basement. That way the rest of the hive won't be as troubled by their screaming.

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  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xf20Effo6ds

    "Even though it doesn't make no sense" (Pixies)

    Look at those Pearlydewdrops Dropping from them there Spanglemakers ~

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    1. 4AD plus Boston. A Secret Sun twofer. Happy New Year, Occultie.

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    2. I got yr twofer right here

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spangled_kookaburra

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  5. A minor friendly amendment: It's Kuala LUmpur. Pronounced loom-poor.

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    1. Lampur, Lumpur. Potato, Patahto. Can't we all live as brothers?

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  6. 2+0+1+8=11.
    Party on!

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    1. Yeah I thought of that too.
      But in some numerology systems the number eleven is actually 2; 1+1
      And the '2nd Chakra' is ORANGE.
      And 2 ultimately represents DUALITY; 'As above, so below' is just another expression/meaning of same.
      And we know know that we have a second sun; secretsun.
      And we know that black holes, one of the most powerful forces in the known universe(s) are TWINS.
      And of course the number 11 has major occult significance.
      The 'Penis', I mean Obelisk of course is linked to Osiris the god of the underworld; guarded at the 'gate' by 'Anubis' whom has been mistaken to be the 'Sphinx'.

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    2. Plus 6-6-6. The party's just gettin' started! Hello Cleveland!

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  7. The timelapse Eiffel pic kinda reminds of the Indian statues with many arms and hands. Or perhaps an Octolisk!

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    1. Octolisk. Love it. Would you mind if trademarked that? I'm sure some unicorn in the Valley might want to lift it.

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    2. Anyone who can keep it from the Valley should grab it now!

      There's also a butterfly or angel wings and also ribs suggested by the side-shooting display. There also seems to be some very overt kundalini imagery especially toward the end.

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    3. Another oddity popped up browsing the net today. The Eiffel, like other obelisks, have a natural rocket shape and the Eiffel vid had at times lots of smoky activity around ground level mimicking a rocket launch. Guess what happened over the last 10 days?

      http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/12/mystery-surrounds-why-four-nations-launch-rockets-in-four-days/

      This seems like a sudden scramble for a specific purpose. The timing cluster appears too odd to be coincidental - unless there were some particularly good space conditions encourage launches of all sorts during this window. Also no matching EU launch or coordination (on the surface anyway) between the four nations that did go up. Any thoughts? Seems like they may all have been looking for something, or maybe preparing for an upcoming space war.

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    4. Either that or a greeting party. Maybe that's the new space race.

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    5. Wouldn't an Octolisk be a giant Chaosphere?

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  8. My wife and I watched Sydney. Couldnt help but notice the prominence purple played in the show.

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    1. That's the color theme of 2018. No, seriously. You'll be sick to death of it by Valentine's Day.

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    2. I noticed that too. There is a celebration near where I live in winter solstice, and it's normally all white lights, but this year they added purple here and there. I was disappointed with myself because I was expecting rainbows, but there wasn't much of that. I guess I have to sharpen my psychic sense.

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    3. Well, don't forget that reality is no longer stable so maybe your first suspicion was correct. It just got overwritten.

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  9. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-42533830

    ...a "ferocious" blaze which destroyed about 1,400 cars...It engulfed the multi-storey car park in King's Dock - next to the Liverpool Echo Arena - on New Year's Eve..

    Liverpool Echo Arena has a 'Ferris Wheel' next to it...

    http://c8.alamy.com/comp/BRKWE9/big-wheel-ferris-at-the-liverpool-echo-arena-albert-dock-in-the-background-BRKWE9.jpg

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    1. Ah, symbolism. It's the spice of life. Keep an eye on Liverpool this year.

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    2. Am only a few miles from the Arena. Instead of Happy New Year texts my phone & email were full of 'what the hell happened there?' messages.

      Strange start to the year, though glad the people and animals were okay.

      Hope everyone's first day of 2018 was somewhat more peaceful.

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    3. Tried reading that without my glasses and initially saw it as "Fenris wheel". Slightly ominous.

      If I remember correctly the story of Echo ended poorly, with a rather siren-esque tilt to it. Also ominous.

      Earlier today I got randomly attacked from out of nowhere by a possessed person. The last time that happened was early in the evening on October 1st. More ominous.

      Screw it, that's enough bad juju for the start of the year. I'm battening down the hatches and going to sleep early. Best of luck, y'all - wake me up when it's 2019!

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    4. Good luck. Sorry to hear about the rough start. If it's any consolation our new year is pretty arbitrary.

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    5. Thanks Ood, just realised the connection there regarding Echo in Greek mythology and the Siren theme;

      "After being cursed, Echo came across a beautiful young man named Narcissus, but was unable to talk to him because of the curse. She simply followed him in the woods. Narcissus, having lost his companions with whom he had gone hunting, started shouting "Is anyone there?" Echo, given the opportunity, repeated the words. He shouted again "Let's come together" to which Echo rushed onto him repeating his words. However, Narcissus rejected Echo, and she was left in despair. Narcissus came across a lake and there, he fell in love with his own image, causing his death, unable to move. Echo mourned for him and eventually died away herself, leaving only her voice behind."

      https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Minor_Gods/Echo/echo.html

      And of course it was in Liver'POOL'

      More LiverPOOL connections;

      Ringo Starr (Starr - Sun - Ferris Wheel) will get Knighted by the Queen in New Year honours list. (The fire in the car park was next to 'King's Dock'.)

      https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/31/arts/music/ringo-starr-knighthood-barry-gibb.html


      RINGO STARR TO PERFORM IN ISRAEL 52 YEARS AFTER Beatles CANCELED CONCERT

      http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Ringo-Starr-to-perform-in-Israel-52-years-after-canceled-Beatles-concert-522616

      Israel - Six Pointed Star - Sun symbol (2018 - 6+6+6 = 18)

      Beatles - Scarab - Beatle that moved the Sun

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  10. I was walking my dog at midnight & all I heard was one lone guy off in the distance, banging on a pot & yelling "YEAH" over & over until it just petered out. I think mine was much more of an indicator for humanity's future than Viagra addicted old men & their phallic fantasies. Sorry.

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  11. Dubai's NYE celebration looks quite spectacular and I was thinking of putting it on my bucket list until I realized that Champagne and alcohol in general are illegal over there...so I'll give it a miss.
    Cheers and a happy new year to all.

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    1. Actually I thought it was amusing that the last two minutes of that Dubai You Tube video has a shot of the tower boasting about a Guinness world record.
      Guinness of course is an Irish brewery who started that book of records.
      Cheers ;-)

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    2. Well, illegal is a relative term. I'm sure there are exception zones. Happy New Year, Darren- thanks for all your good work.

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  12. They remind me of the Tower tarot card. Which is most often (for those unfamiliar) about the destruction of old social constructs, before a new order emerges. Its the most disruptive card in the deck imo. It can sometimes be about the overturning of long held ideas or can represent burning desire so strong as to cause upheaval as well.

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  13. Interesting Youtube video posted by NASA today: lots of odd visuals

    https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

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    1. Saw that a couple weeks ago- pretty stunning.

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  14. John Robison invented the 'siren'.

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  15. Chris I also noticed the symbolism of the plane crash in Sydney, Jerusalem Bay made me sit up and take notice. There was another small plane crash in Costa Rica, in which a family of 5 New Yorkers (a Jewish family) were killed, same day I think. The Steinbergers, which means Stone Mountainers I suppose. Jerusalem Bay in Sydney sits at the bottom (or top?) of Hawkesbury river (the Hawk there or Horus). The name Cowan can also be Jewish surname btw. An English variation on Cohen, meaning 'priest'.

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    1. Indeed, Lawrence. Check today's post.

      Weirdness.

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  16. It's been reported that a number of dogs survived the carpark fire safely out of the way of the worst of It by having been left in cars parked atop the heavens-most floor.

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/01/six-dogs-rescued-liverpool-multistorey-car-park-fire-horse-show

    6!

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    1. Check out Loren Coleman's zoo post. Chilling.

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  17. Upside Down starry-eyed Nine dogs saved from the fires of Hell by the light of a Wolfish Supermoon, what does this auger for 2018 a year of dog days?

    KTV (Yuletide Holiday)

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    1. Let's get through the winter first. I have a feeling there's plenty to deal with on the menu.

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  18. How's this for a paradigm shift: TPTB (the ones being discussed here on SS anyways) are illuminated/enlightened. They are performing these mega-rituals in conjunction with astrological phenom, concentrating their influence and steering them in a specific direction. What direction? Towards global enlightenment. How could this be? Enlightenment is a personal choice. It can't be foisted upon one. One must come to it willingly. Could it be that everything that's been going on for the past couple hundred years has been orchestrated to goad the general populace into real-eyes-ing that we can't trust our exoteric leaders and to question authority so that we will rise up and take back our sovereignty? Seems like a more hopeful way of interpreting the same "objective" data. Afterall, what's the alternative? We're all fucked? Not much we can do in the latter case other than continuing to consume and wallow in fear as we side eye our brothers and sisters with divisive suspicion.

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    1. It's anyone's guess. Like I say we're looking at crumbs on the table and trying to guess what everyone had for dinner.

      Just hold on to your sense of humor.

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  19. & today's guardian 'best photos of the day' includes two WolfMoon snaps, the first of the satellite rising behind Glastonbury Tor in England, the second of the moon appearing so as to illuminate the Castle of Cullera in Spain, the walls of which have fallen since they were built.

    I'm unsure of the pronunciation but Cullera? Cull Era?

    KTV (Yuletide Holiday)

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  20. Bonjour.

    Every night, the Eiffel tower "shines", since 1985 (336 spotlights).

    Bonne année, monsieur Knowles !

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  21. Its always been fascinating to me why we use fireworks to celebrate the new year. As I understand it, it was to ward off evil spirits and misfortune (thanks China for the gunpowder and stuff and junk). Our violent and superstitious tendencies seem to reverberate through the celebrations with the subtext towards never ending conflict. Here are a few interesting Dec. 31 events to consider. Note how many involve war and warfare:

    (Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_31)

    I imagine, to the Archons, this day is indeed a happy one as it marks another rung on the ladder of chaos where they eagerly dippity-do their bloody paintbrushes over the tapestry of human history.

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    1. I think it's rooted in the old "getting their attention" idea. Reminds me of some old myths I need to look up.

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  22. 1031 cars burned in France during that new year night (strange tradition that appeared some years ago in great towns' suburbs). 1031, the 173rd "nombre premier". (Where was Jupiter ?)

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    1. That's a tradition that needs to end. Or be ended, rather.

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  23. "Dubai is not to be outdone". You got that right! What they've just finished building, & what they're working on now...its a Star Wars set with a bigger budget:

    https://yzerproperty.com/blog/property-news/top-11-dubai-mega-projects-you-should-know-about

    I guess the Annunaki like to live in style?

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    1. Oh yeah. Splashdown City, I like to call it.

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  24. Chris, I thought you might be interested in an up and coming young Norwegian singer who might just be the Elizabeth Fraser for Generation Z, called Aurora.

    This song has very siren like lyrics and her look, voice and performance is pretty otherworldly.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otRKDDguvyg

    She was apparently inspired to write the song after a dream, saying in an interview:
    “Black Water Lilies was a dream I had. The melody was playing in the background. And I was dreaming that there was a hand, and I grabbed it, and it took me underwater. And there was a river, under the water, running down. And I floated on the river, under the water, and I came to this magic place with lots of black water lilies – floating on the water – which was underneath the water. It was a very strange dream. When I woke up I ran straight to the piano and wrote the song.”

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    1. Not sure how she actually spoke in that interview yet scanning the cadence of that quote almost immediately reminded me of the rhythms of some of David Byrne's famous lines, like "water-flowing under rocks" and others, used in Once in a Lifetime.

      As for the Aurora herself, titles like All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend may not be the best sign for her future. She definitely has a fishy swishy watery mermaid things going on with her hands and arms though! She also has that whispery, octave-shifting voice I've noticed more and more among some young female singers, included two I know from my local music scene. Interesting link (for me anyway).

      On a non-synch sidenote, if anyone needs some laughs OIL is getting a little remix help from the prez in this Trump v Talking Heads vid. How did I get here indeed.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSuregWhlWk

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    2. I'm familiar with Aurora. She's an interesting artist. Lot of Neo-Frasers out there. It's astonishing, really.

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  25. Ah well, no rest for the wicked…

    Here's a different kind of ‘space weather’ to look forward to:

    “Malfunctioning Chinese Space Station Expected To Crash To Earth In March”

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-02/malfunctioning-chinese-space-station-expected-crash-earth-march

    The name of the station, Tiangong-1, translates as “Heavenly Palace”. Both solid and liquid chemical debris is expected to make landfall from the event.

    So in January we've got the Super Blue Blood Full Moon, followed by the NphLm Superbowl bloodsport ritual in February, and then in March the Palace of Heaven comes crashing to Earth, spewing toxic goo everywhere (shades of Wormwood). Lovely, juuust lovely.

    I'd say it's a safe bet that Team Evil has some nasty ritual curveballs queued up and ready to go in the next few months. What was that expression about ‘interesting times’ again?

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    1. Some of these things (or most) are simply place holders for potentials, e.g. there is a probability of a super-bolide, so they concoct a crashing space-station story as an advance explanation - which can easily be a 'damp squib'.

      Probably, the reflective, super-bright satellite 'artwork' is also one - that keeps being postponed...

      I'd say it's not so much 'team evil' as 'team hyper-unscrupulous', which to a casual onlooker can appear indistinguishable.

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    2. I broke my arm the day Skylab fell. So I better be careful in March.

      And yeah- keep an eye on the Super Bowl this year.

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  26. The Cullera Castle, cullera may be an alt-spelling of culera meaning 'seat', was built atop the ruins of a Moorish outpost.

    & as for the guardian juxtaposition, Camelot fallen/undefended/exposed/ripe for the taking by the light of a silvery moon?

    KTV (Yuletide Holiday)

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  27. Some astrological dates of significance for 2018:

    'There are two total lunar eclipses of note, one on January 31 (visible over parts of northwestern North America, the Pacific, Asia, and Australia) and one on July 27 (completely visible over Western Africa, and Central Asia, seen rising over South America, Eastern Africa, and Europe, and setting over Eastern Asia, and Australia) ... And on July 31, Mars will make its closest approach to Earth since 2003.'

    https://gizmodo.com/all-the-wild-shit-were-going-to-do-in-space-and-physics-1821475025

    Perhaps anyone who can get Offworld before the end of July/beginning of August ought to do so?

    KTV (Yuletide Holiday)

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    1. What this spells out to me is busy year for UFOs. Check your Vallee.

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  28. Darned interesting.

    https://www.facebook.com/s.t.o.l.e.n.show/posts/1596140637146983

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    2. Covered that a year or so ago.

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  29. Damn, I missed the lunar eclipse announcement. That makes the one at the end of January an Occulted Super Blue Blood Full Moon. Tell me that they're going to pass up a baited hook like that.

    I think Mr. Pratchett may have said it best:

    "Pull the other one, it's got bells on it..."

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  30. I really have no idea what to say to any of this craziness any more. It's all so brazen, Chris. As we stand at the threshold of 2018 I'm wondering just how much more batshit crazy and like a movie reality can get! I guess all we can do is have a sense of humour and try to keep our wits about us. I'm guessing adaptability is something we're all gonna have to learn in various ways soon. The bizarre, grotesque freaks that run this clownshow don't show signs of slowing down with the symbolism. I just hope it brings a certain clarity to people with regards to the way things are run in this world, and can bring folks together somehow. A certain sobriety of thought is what I'm hoping for after all the shrill whining and hate-volleys we've seen people getting consumed by in 2017. The situation is far too serious. We can't let ourselves just turn into hostile, reactionary idiots with hare-triggers and decimated attention spans. If 2017 taught us anything its that that shit will get us nowhere except exhuasted and easily manipulable. Anyways, you really pulled out all the stops this last year with regards to the blog, Chris. Can't praise it highly enough. Stellar work, truly.

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    1. I guess keeping a sense of humor- even if it's a sense of gallows humor-- is the best antidote for the short tern, Raj. And you're right- and stoking that impotent hate and rage literally gives you brain damage. And it usually degrades into simple depression. Wise words, sir.

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    2. Keeping a sense of humour is VITAL any term
      the opposite of serious is NOT being humourful
      the opposite of humourful is being solemn and too much of that leads to people flying planes into buildings
      or people believing that the world they inhabit is the only world
      There r good reasons why the Egyptiand had a Deity of Beer
      And why the Jews have Yiddish
      All of our various rulers (Powers and Principalities, ideologies, etc) try to force us to "Look at me. This is real. I am real. Look at my worry wrinkles." *cue Bill Hicks*

      "...the notion that inspired play (even when audacious, offensive, or obscene) enhances rather than diminishes intellectual vigor and spiritual fulfillment, the notion that in the eyes of the gods the tight-lipped hero and the wet-cheeked victim are frequently inferior to the red-nosed clown, such notions are destined to be a hard sell to those who have E.M. Forster on their bedside table and a clump of dried narcissus up their ass. Not to worry. As long as words and ideas exist, there will be a few misfits who will cavort with them in a spirit of approfondement--if I may borrow that marvelous French word that translates roughly as "playing easily in the deep"--and in so doing they will occasionally bring to realization Kafka's belief that "a novel should be an ax for the frozen seas around us."

      -"In Defiance of Gravity" by Tom Robbins, Harper's
      Sept 2004

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=h7fyOLe-xn4

      Keep the Lasagna Flying,
      Inannawhimsey

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  31. when the year changed the moon here was byootiful and ringed presaging the change from clear to overcast skies
    there was also a wonderful amount of noise as even kids went out to yawp to universe (lots of illegal fireworks...various noise makers...even a low organ thrumming machine that I couldn't locate...)

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  32. Since everyone is commenting on their own peculiar personal syncs with regards to this post I might as well add my own to the mix. The period of Saturn in capricorn has truly been the most hellish of my life. With the passing of my mother on Christmas day not helping matters. I'm still reeling from this and have devolved into a rather nasty vice of gambling on tennis and performing rather poorly at that.

    What struck me as I've been catching up on your posts was the screenshot you have of the boat with the "six dead in Sydney seaplane tragedy" headline. My eyes immediately centered on the ticker which reads, "Alex De Minaur defeats Steve Johnson 7-6 6-3. Alex De Minaur is an 18 year old Australian tennis prodigy nicknamed the Demon and he has burst on the scene in a big way. His stellar run to the semifinals at this year's Brisbane Tournament sponsored by Suncorp (Black Sun logo) has been the only thing that has kept me from financial ruin. Don't know exactly what this means but its all my feeble mind has been able to glean from anything at the moment.

    As a sidebar I find it fascinating how on Earth you possess so much disparate knowledge on a miscellany of various subjects. A true renaissance man if I've ever known one.

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  33. Mind you this kid Alex the Demon De Minaur literally plays as if he is possessed. Don't know if he has made a pact with one of the 72 princes of Hell or something because he's scary good. Sorry just my degenerate gambling ramblings. I digress. Don't know how this revelation gets us any closer to forestalling AI oblivion.

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  34. Amazing Article, I loved it, On this New Year Eve 2018. I with my family attended New Year party in Dubai Desert Safari tour that was a great party we enjoyed a lot.

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    1. Yes... Which is why you asked Chris to review it for your future visit. At least make your spam consistent.

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  35. Friend, the FIRST video is out. How Can I see it? Thanks

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