Ancient Inventions and AnthropologyWritten by Robert Bruce Baird
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more open-minded despite having made many judgement errors that conventional thinking and funding process have contributed to in a big way. We are constantly finding facts and opinions of what academia calls mavericks are able to enlighten past in all disciplines of anthropology and archaeology. Gimbutas and Campbell have followed a long line of independent thought from Humboldt and Hawkes through Petrie and Marshack. In end they have brought mythology to foreground through use of techniques like space photos and now we have solid state chemistry and genetics to blaze new trails. There is still a lot of small-minded provincial 'pissing-contests' between differing disciplines but there are a lot of exciting things being achieved. The cases of researchers spending up to twenty years working and living with natives, who tell them what they want to hear because they are gracious and kind, are numerous. (6) The value systems of our researchers who want to position themselves and Euro-Centric financial backers as more civilized are rife in annals of what some say is far from a science.
When a native group being held under academic scrutiny and subject to logical linear mindsets actually is able to educate 'experts' about their culture it is exception. Often such things are not funded because data doesn't 'fit' prevailing literature. Carlos Castaneda was an anthropologist from UCLA who made a major breakthrough on his own. Even his debunkers have to admit he has brought a great deal of insight to field as a whole. Dr. Wayne Dyer owes a great deal of thought involved in his You'll See it, When You Believe It! to work of Carlos Castaneda and his Toltec mentor Don Juan. It is possible that all of our research into human behavior has more to learn than we think we already know. That might mean we are wrong about many key things. One of most obvious things that our cultural bias foists upon data is relative importance we place on intellect rather than spirit.
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Columnist for The ES Press Magazine
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L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. Blows the WhistleWritten by Robert Bruce Baird
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Talk about early life trauma and issues of a psychological nature! L. Ron Jr. is not going into a lot of detail here and he is speaking to people who couldn't relate to practices involved. So when he speaks of Satan he is using something that reader might relate to. The real spirit involved is called Babalon and is feminine aspect of God that goes by many names back to Isis.
The truth of matter is that such spiritual force is not understood by anyone who engages in such practices and probably no one at all, who is alive on this earth. Representational deities to describe natural forces have been object of great hallucinatory wizardry throughout ages. The evocation of spirits is part of many, and indeed all religions. I have personally engaged in exorcisms with no need of such imagery and purely with awareness of physiological psychic points that tie in with acupuncture. The Catholic highly trained exorcists are even worse at matter of projecting evil imagery of a hallucinatory nature. This practice has much to do with what Crowley says ties him in with Levi and is related to willing partners allowing another soul to take over their body. I do have more to tie this in with Masons and Rosicrucians of a personal nature as well. They also say 'immaculate conception' but it is through practitioner or 'working partner' that spirit acts. The Wiccans call this 'Drawing Down Moon' and I can assure you that some of these sorcerers are simply using this practice for purely personal sexual power needs. I have gone into a painful event in my life relating to a love of mine who was so used by a supposed friend engaging in use of this ritual.
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