dismiss this link as being "conspiracy theory," though I thought it was rather level-headed about the whole thing.
At its root is some very true and very powerful information that every human being should know before they are ever allowed to sit in front of a TeeVee or watch a movie.
Many readers here will know that my long and rather eclectic career began in the theater at the tender age of 12. I played Christopher Robin is a semi-professional production of Winnie the Pooh. That and my life-long fascination with Orson Welles started me down the circuitous path that (so far) brought me to Indonesia.
What precious few people realize about the entertainment business is that it has very deep roots in occult practices. Oh yes, you read that right, and no I don't mean since the 1800s, I mean since the 1800s BC.
The theater is actually a descendant of, for all intents and purposes, a temple. All the modern schools of acting and stagecraft and art are little more than window dressing on a mystical experience that has, or often has, a very profound effect on the minds and spirits of anyone who participates in it, regardless of which side of the stage you are on.
Originally, scripts were mystical intonations and spells designed to invoke the actual gods themselves, or a circus (in the original sense) of demons and spirits. The purpose was to guide and inform us on the proper way to behave and how to solve our everyday problems.
When an actor dons a mask and costume, they are actually creating a vessel for a spirit to inhabit. I have heard actors (and said it myself) a thousands times saying that they really didn't feel a role, until they saw themselves in full costume. Suddenly, it was if they had become someone else. The words and actions came from "somewhere" and they simply allowed the character to "come out."
When Thespis first assumed a role as a character, and not just as someone reciting words, he became the first actor - a vessel through which the gods and unseen world could speak. He was no longer Thespis, but had assumed the words and manners of another being, and incorporate being until that point.
We often talk of actors "inhabiting a role" or "becoming a character," but we rarely stop to consider what we are actually saying. We are, in fact, admitting that we pay someone to be possessed by a spirit for our entertainment and edification. In this sense, stage fright is actually fear of letting go of one's self and allowing an incorporate being to inhabit our bodies.
You may, at this point, be thinking, "What hogwash," and "Superstitious balderdash," or words to that effect. Yet, how many times have your heard something like, "So-and-so IS __________!" (insert your favorite movie character)
I have invited friends and family to shows that I was in, and at the end, they were genuinely perplexed. "Where were you?" they would ask. "I was the lead character," I would respond. "GASP! That was YOU?!" Truly, on the nights when everything was "on," actors don't think or act as themselves, they feel remote from the event, as if they are watching someone else that kind of looks like them.
What is even more powerful than the actor's experience is the effect on the audience. Regardless of what we think about going to a show or watching TeeVee, we are part of a spell that is teaching us to act and react in a certain way and in certain circumstances. As the audience, you are being manipulated emotionally and intellectually at a level most of us hardly understand or think about.
As jaded and suspicious as I am about media, I know it works on me. I cannot watch Titanic or Apollo 13, without crying at the end. I have actually tried on several occasions.
This is remarkable because I know what is being done. I don't watch movies like most people. I don't see a drama, I see lighting, set and sound design, camera angles, microphone placements and music cues. I analyze movies, I don't enjoy them the way the general public does. And yet, when Rose tosses the Heart of the Sea into the ocean, or the parachutes open as the capsule floats down, tears are streaming down my face. I know I am being manipulated. I know how it is done. I can and have done it to other people. And yet...
Think back to when you were a kid, and be honest here. When you played with dolls (or "action figures" if you prefer), did those bits of plastic - in your mind - have unique personalities? Did they say things and act in ways that were NOT YOU? Did they have to do or say certain things to be who they were? If you answer "yes," then you were part of a magical spell. If you answered "no," I am deeply suspicious of your honesty.
The fact of the matter is that those who control the media are quite literally casting spells over the audience. We are being told who to emulate and admire. We are being told what we want out of life. We are being shown how to behave and what is expected of us. That's why the good guys get the girl and admiration, and the bad guys get rubbed out. That's why stereotypes exist and how they form. That's why we have memes and archetypes. They are occult workings and you are the target.
Ask pretty much anyone who their heroes are, and I will lay good money that they will give you a list of media personalities or fictional characters. That we even have heroes is a function of media telling us who to emulate, for whatever reasons the gatekeepers have.
Entertainment is a form of mind control, and even more profoundly, an occult magic. It is manipulating reality in such a way that many people come to believe it is real. That is the definition of magic. It bypasses our natural filters and goes straight to the parts of our minds that control how we perceive the world.
Still don't believe me? Look at Pokemon Go.
People actually follow virtual cues to physical locations to collect things that don't exist! It astounds me that nearly everyone I talk to, especially the players, don't see what is happening to them. If, at the top of this article, you had any doubts whatsoever that the media are performing magic and mind control on a mass scale, then I rest my case on this one example.
Having been trained in media, having performed nearly every function on and off stage/before and behind the camera, I can attest that anyone consuming entertainment of any kind in any form is being manipulated. It is an ancient and powerful ritual of incantations and actions that invoke very dark forces. No matter how one tries to rationalize it, in the end it is true when viewed with an unprejudiced eye.
The US is just waking up from a two-week stupor of media manipulation called the political conventions. Depending on you predispositions, one or the other of them have left their followers feeling more energetic and enthused, ready to fight the final battle. This is a magical working. Those viewers have been manipulated. They are under a spell now.
And it is precisely why I haven't watched TeeVee in a decade.
Here Thar Be Monsters!
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