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The documentary film Kumare is brilliant, hilarious, and a profound examination of human psychology and the need to give away your power or have faith in something bigger than yourself. In our largely post-Christian and postmodern society, the New Age, the occult, or Eastern religions often fit this bill.

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As does "Scientism", the belief in scientists. Nowhere in the scientific method do you see the words "Believe, Follow, Trust" because those aren't science words. Those are words used by religions & cults. No true scientist would ever demand unquestioning belief in their ideas / theories.

https://i.postimg.cc/B6Pd2QGp/Cults-Sequence-Of-Behaviour.png

And that is what disturbs me most about my species. The vast majority fall for everything due to peer pressure, inability to question authority and power tripping. Doesn't bode well for the species LOL

https://i.postimg.cc/KzpyfJDm/VENN-3-Asch-Milgram-Stanford-Full.png

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Yes teaching that lesson (the answers are inside us all along) is the key, but I think it also showed that non-judgement and kindness are in short supply and this too people really need. I think in essence it is what friendship can be and true friendships are also in short supply.

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I’m completely confused. And maybe that’s the goal. But who are the good guys and who are the bad guys?

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And that's the nature of the occult.

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Interesting to note that John mappen owns a hotel in Cornwall (tintagel) UK , I believe it was last year it was flying a "Q" flag.

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I go by "Who has done the most damage to my enemy" (Pharma cartel). Aaron Siri takes first place on sheer quantity of info made public (V-Safe, Comirnaty (455,000 page), and the recent 4.5 million page FOIA win. The V-Safe lawsuit was icandecide.org (Del Bigtree) and the other 2 were phmtp.org (Peter McCullough et al). Second place goes to Dr Bridle as his release of Pfizer's bio-distribution study in May of 2021 was the most timely information because only 10% were shot up at that point.

That said even my approach has pitfalls. There will always be valid info released by agents to bolster their status and creds.

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Your post made me feel better.

I was reading this substack thinking, WTF!

But your approach, brilliant.

If they’ve damaged the psychopaths believing they have the right to rule over us, no matter which wing of the feckless they reside on. I cheer.

Thank you!

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ALL are GOD ALMIGHTY'S CREATIONS only that the majority of them refuse - due to their confusion about who is THE MASTER (CREATOR) and who is THE SERVANT (CREATION) - THE HOLY SPIRIT as their guide, which is why GOD ALMIGHTY fulfils their request - I will be like THE MOST HIGH - of walking in DARKNESS of EVIL ... in a nutshell.

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I wish the CCP and Falun Gong could both lose.

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Apr 5·edited Apr 11Liked by Mathew Crawford

LOL ... Hi Mathew.

TL,DR unless you have the time to be entertained.

I was watching Kumare (thinking, Borat: Part Deux?), having a hoot, just got to 24:25 and could not believe my ears ... someone chanting "Nam-myoho-renge-kyo". Back in the day when I was studying philosophy at Chapel Hill, my first real (live-in) girlfriend was an exchange student from Japan. She was in the linguistics department, and was smart enough at playing the game (extra help from mostly male teachers, slightly editing the same paper to turn in for different courses, etc.) that she graduated with honors, and then spent some time at Harvard working under the then head of the linguistics department, Susumu Kuno https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susumu_Kuno.

Despite her calculated cleverness in that academic domain, she was a religious fundamentalist of the Buddhist Nichiren Shu sect, particularly the Soka Gakkai. I love the writings of Suzuki Daisetsu on the common sense of zen, not so different from climbing Wittgenstein's Ladder. But she, having been born into the sect, and having met charismatic-king Daisaku Ikeda, would not even entertain alternative ways of looking at the world.

As she was a leading member of what was then called "SGA" ... Sokka Gakkai of America ... she cajoled me into attending a meeting where about a dozen other Americans kneeled in front of the gohonzon (inscribed altar), closed our eyes, placed our hands in a pose of prayer, and chanted Nam-myoho-renge-kyo until the cows came home. Then we would break, circle up, and a few individuals would testify to the power of the gohonzon and chanting. One guy said that thanks to sincere belief, he had found a $10.00 bill on the sidewalk, and another was astonished at how prolonged sincerity had resulted in finally being able to buy the 2nd hand car he had been cherishing.

On hearing these tales of wonder and power, I bit my tongue and glanced at my beloved, whose face betrayed nothing of what she thought. I was gobsmacked and flabbergasted at this exotic, cos-play, kabuki show — the same old prosperity theology I had spotted at the one Amway meeting I had attended.

When we got home, I teased her a bit by asking what she thought of those testimonials. She shrugged it off with a twist of the no-true-Scotsman fallacy ... "the real truth takes time to sink in."

Sometime later that year, we went to a small art theatre screening of Akira Kurosawa's "Dodes'ka-den" (Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound of a steam locomotive) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065649/. One scene popped up where the main character, a mentally deficient man, kneeled by his worried mother, and copied her chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo in front of the gohonzon ... and in an intentionally uncomprehending and hilarious manner. I howled with laughter. She fumed.

Ironically, long after we had parted ways and I had been living in Japan for decades, Soka University https://www.soka.ac.jp/ was the first in a line of schools (including Waseda, Keio, Tokyo Univ., Sophia U.) to be a judge at their All Japan English Speech Contests. Busy with my own students and not wanting to facilitate zero-sum games, resume building, or making the "right" connections ... I agreed, provided they double the honorarium and then donate it to a charity of their choice. But the Sokka kids were an odd bunch. I agreed to help them three different years, and I noticed they always dedicated the contest to "great man" Daisaku Ikeda ... portraits of him showing his status by shaking hands with other "great men", plastered all over the auditorium. Elvis Presley in crushed velvet.

The last time I saw reps from the school was at Tokyo University's contest (the last one I judged). They recognized me and asked for advice because no one was coming to their contests. I modestly suggested they set themes addressing real world problems, particularly at the local level, and ask for advice and collaboration from local NPOs dealing with those problems. But they decided not to risk reaching out beyond the gates of their prophylactic bubble.

All the above being said ... I have friends who follow a number of religious traditions, and friends who are somewhat less traditional 'spiritual naturalists' (for lack of a better word) ... that "god as a metaphor for nature-in-its-entirety thingy. I've. found no correlation between specific beliefs and virtues I value such as courage and Platonic ideals. But I DO feel betrayed by those too-clever-by-far who have perverted the heuristics of science or art into cult-based (thanks, One Existence) institutions led by charismatic sociopaths for less than noble reasons.

Meh, the more I read, the more I believe it has always been so. Maybe I am just waking up to it. Authentic adults in the room may have always been few and far between. And they pay a heavy price for it.

Cheers from Japan

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I don't know if it has always been so, but it is now so in a more organized way than ever.

This is not the first tale I've heard where something going on in Japan mirrors seemingly American-built cults. The EST/Landmark program was imported there, as where what strike me as group human experiment programs run out of the same U.S. government offices that I believe connect all these programs and cults together.

I wish that I had understood the term "Prosperity theology" earlier in life so that I would have recognized some of the connections that I now see more quickly and easily.

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Apr 5·edited Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

Between "Horatio Alger" and "Rugged Individualism", we've been conned by cultural conceits that run so deep, it takes a lifetime for we fish to even notice the water, much less try and map the currents and eddies as you are doing.

I haven't explored those Japanese fractals of American institutions and ways, but have no doubt the kulangeta-cunning exists to do so.

On the other hand, there seems to be some patterns in group dynamics that are common to the whole species. About a year ago, I read Stephen Vlastos's "Peasant Protests and Uprisings in Tokugawa Japan" (pre-industrial) https://www.amazon.co.jp/Peasant-Protests-Uprisings-Tokugawa-Japan/dp/0520072030.

I was amazed at how concentrations of power in that era of Japan used such sophisticated machiavellian techniques, and so similar to what we've seen in this plandemic (not to mention climate scams, fire-spewing land grabs, increasing food supply control) ... enough to have prompted me to write him, thinking that this book needs to be translated into Japanese so that they might more easily see through the very same manipulations the current heads of the corporate nation-state are using.

Alas we never got beyond publishing rights, and aside from some obscure independent publishing, few Japanese would have ever had the opportunity to see the print, much less make the connection.

Though I can't keep up with the dots, keep those sea-charts coming.

Sea-charts? What I am saying?

Raytheon has that covered, as well as DEWs.

Cheers Mathew!

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This story talks about the connections between former CIA head George HW Bush, and the Moonies, and Japan. The Moonies had a lot of Republican/Conservative connections back in the 80s and 90s.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1995/09/06/moon-group-paying-bush-for-speeches/b67d1068-9bb1-4e9c-aabd-e8ab12bf1c00/

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Another piece bringing a lot of pieces - time will tell if correctly - together is

JFK to 9/11 - Everything is a Rich man's trick

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

Do you write anywhere publicly?

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"You talking to me?" ... in my best Robert De Niro, Taxi Driver vibe.

Hi toolate.

Just reading the question, I am flattered.

A most humble thank you.

Although I have a very modest substack, and a lot of old Quora posts, I am so overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of writers I've seen on this platform (and the legwork they've put into investigative journalism), I am trying my best to cultivate the art of critical reading, and occasional comments.

Ha. Confirmation that I was never much of a businessman either.

Great candidate for the Darwin Award though! 😂

Cheers to ya!

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It was the reference to Wittgensin's ladder that made me think you are someone I would love to have a chance to communicate with

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Whoa! Happy to find a like-minded / experienced person.

I have so much to say about what led me to the Tractatus, what I got out of it, and how I have changed since then. And I am happy to chat here. But now you've got me curious about yourself. Not many people would have picked up on that phrase.

Feel free to share and/or question me at your leisure ... otherwise, I often spend weeks in silence, and then suddenly begin babbling like a brook ... still trying to convince myself that it's never too late.

Cheers!

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" ... faith-based ... "

correct me if I am mistaken, but I believe you mean CULT based .... as I BELIEVE FAITH is the only basis of the experience called REALITY - also describable as OBSERVATION OF and the ensuing EXPERIENCE OF REALITY - in a nutshell.

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Hi One Existence,

I stand corrected. Yes, I agree that "cult" is a better choice. Whether an extreme empiricist, rationalist, or just solipsism ... they all rest on faith in unprovable assumptions. While "cult" or "group think" both have negative connotations, there may be something more neutral about human nature, our tendency to define ourselves by group identity.

But boiling it all down to our social nature might lead one down the path of agreeing with the likes of Matthias Desmet ... that no one is to blame for our mass formation psychosis. I think he is coming up with dodgy constructs and contorted logic to avoid risking his career in naming names. If Eric Hoffer or Andrej Lobaczewski were still alive, I think their pointing out of cluster B / dark-tetrad personality types who build and game these cults and institutions would be closer to the mark.

Cheers from Japan One Existence.

Thanks for the critical and helpful read.

steve

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Thank you to you - as your initial comment has PROVOKED my reply only.

I am happy to be of SERVICE - to LIFE! Anything else is the ego trying to impose itself on LIFE.

Your mind is the first one I have come across of being able to express his grasp on "proven" vs. faith. Funny that you bring up Matthias as I have been on his ss and detecting similar tendencies as with any CULT and I suppose your train of thought is trying to reveal.

In my view "social nature" is mainly an excuse/fig leaf - due to worldly conditioning undetectable - for going along with HALF-TRUTHS, being the most "effective" and insidious LIES, spread by self-proclaimed "authorities" due to their lack of FAITH.

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A mandelbrot set of gratitude between us One Existence! I am slowly finding a few like-minded here and there. While there are lots of people I have some overlap with, two stand out for me regarding this thread ... Guy Duperreault takes one approach deeper down the rabbit hole than I can afford to follow (still gotta devote time to pay the rent), and Margaret Anna Alice is a fierce warrior wielding the best of a liberal arts tradition as a formidable weapon.

And that thing about Desmet ... I went into a bit more detail in a comment to a recent podcast by Peak Prosperity's Chris Martenson (bright and funny guy, but addresses solutions for a caste of people a bit too wealthy for my working class blood).

Here is the link ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyetDB0qfoE&lc=Ugwb0xGZH5GmP-n6Us14AaABAg.A1n8hD6445iA1rcV-K4_g4 ... and if interested, to save time in scrolling through comments, my own (before it is 'disappeared') ...

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@stevemartin4249

I am maybe 75% in line with Desmet's theory ... but I think Chris brought up the right question at about 48:00 and again at 54:25 and again at 57:30. Desmet hedged his answers because he does not want to risk his job and platform from which to air his views. According to him, with good intentions, mistakes were made, and no names are named. So no threat from him is perceived, no repercussions received. On the contrary, I agree with substack writer Margaret Anna Alice. "Mistakes were not made".

The narratives of this plandemic, along with the capture of food supplies, the geoengineering of weather, the suspicious fires, a history of false flag attacks ... have long been in the planning, just like the deep state of America's covert foreign policy ... overturning one government after another in the service of the corporate arm of the corporate nation-state. Read William Blum on that. Or Howard Zinn. Or just look up the origins of "Banana Republic".

“Free floating anxiety”? “Free floating aggression?” What the hell is that? The opposite side of Free floating giddiness? Durkheim’s “anomie” makes sense to me this. But ‘free floater? Sounds like a unicorn to me. Or something I would flush down the toilet. This is not my academic domain, but is he talking about what at one time was called "original sin"? “Existential angst”? A “mid-life crisis” — when the happily married man (or woman) with a home, a spouse, and 2.5 kids first begins to question if they are really happy, and begin a terminal trip down the rabbit hole to connect the dots?

Somehow Desmet fails to include the role of "dark tetrad" — cluster B — kulangeta personality types as a salient variable ... the pathological narcissists, machiavellian opportunists, morphologically wired psychopaths, and bad-to-the-bone sadists among us. On a recent podcast interview of Dr. Ramani by "Diary of a CEO", she says the literature indicates that as much as 1/6 of any population are born with highly toxic narcissistic temperaments ... which means though they might be avoided or controlled, no amount of therapy can cure them. And that is just ¼ of the dark tetrads.

A. Lobaczewski's theory, though not without its own flaws, does a better job of identifying the immoral culpability of the narrative makers in his book "Political Ponerology: The Science of Evil, Psychopathology, and the Origins of the Totalitarian State". Eric Hoffer's "The True Believer" is an even better read, largely because he is more modest in not attempting to create a 'science of evil.''

Desmet does not believe the current state of the world is a conspiracy, but rather than an ideology of mechanistic reductionism? A totalitarian state, but without totalitarians? That, I think, is stretching "the banality of evil' a bit too far. Is it just by accident that the rich and powerful have profited so much on policies that "oops", accidently dehumanizes, if not kill, so many in the working class? Hmmm ... and so blaming an abstract ideology such as "mechanistic reductionism' lets bad actors off the hook, and implies the architects of ancient Greece or Egypt or the Mayan Empire did not have a mechanistic world view? I think I am going to have to drop my agreement with him from 75% to maybe 50 at best ... and suggest the biggest difference between 'conspiracy' and 'cartel' can be found in who is paying the writer.

Another angle on this might be found in Margaret Thatcher's claim that there is no such thing as society. As I stated in my last substack post (or comment), I agree with that part of her statement, but differ with her on "only families and individuals". The individual (and for Adam Curtis fans, "Century of the Self") is as much an abstraction as society, the 'rugged individual' even more of a cultural conceit. Before the need to translate Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the Japanese language did not even have a word for 'individual' (koujin). People were defined in terms of relationships. There is still not a word for ‘brother’. You are either “ototo” (younger brother) or “onisan” (older brother). For most cultures throughout history, being a complete outcast is the equivalence of the death sentence. At our best, we are social primates, not herding primates. And not unabomber-Ted isolated individuals. Moral autonomy can exist only in a social context. Alas, I hear the radio in that big yellow taxi playing ... “You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone.”

I would guess that "families and small communities" are our most natural and sustainable organizational structure by default And by definition, those sociopathic dark tetrads are predators, playing a zero sum game of thrones by deliberately targeting and appropriating the resources held by families and local communities. Any population larger than Dunbar's number (and many smaller) ... be it corporation, institute, think tank, NPO, political state, or globalist-totalitarian state ... is an abstract and provisional Tower of Babel in the making. To his credit, Desmet does acknowledge this.

Meh. 50% is better than nothing, but I am appalled at his playing it safe with intellectual contortions and dodgy constructs ... trying to do the right thing, but carefully constructed enough to keep his job. He has figured out a way to play both sides. Reminds me of a couple of clever graphic memes ... the wolf covered in a sheepskin surrounded by the carcasses of a slain flock claiming they were all deceived. Or the colonist town leaders burning witches at the stake while claiming we were all wrong. Desmet will not name even potentially corrupt individuals or agencies of influence. He is depending on his social status, credentials, and skills as an intellectual influencer to pay the rent. But regarding his courage and authenticity as a human being, I have some doubts.

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Cheers One Existence.

It is a pleasure to find another thief in the night. 😂

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Thank you for sharing and your reference to Mandelbrot does resonate with me more than a thousand words.

An OCEAN of gratitude between us - indeed. But first and foremost to GOD ALMIGHTY who's mighty hand is moving mountains on a sub-Planck scale. If you believe I am nuts I hold no grudges against you or anyone else for that matter.

I cannot find any contradiction within your linear sequential reasoning. Nevertheless I completely disagree on the core issue. But before I want/will go into details here is a question that has crossed my mind while contemplating your comment:

Do you BELIEVE that there exists THE POSSIBILITY that there might exist A FACTOR that removes all contradiction that your comment if referring to - and thereby restores coherence/understanding?

I prefer THE TRUTH AND THE LIGHT - and I am certain you too!

SOLI DEO GLORIA!

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p.s. Another plandemic-centric writer I follow who appears to be a former employee of Big Pharma and Japanese fluent, is Aussie17.

His recent post ... https://www.aussie17.com/p/a-message-from-japan-to-the-world/comments ... and my slightly self-referential subcomment ...

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Professor "Emeritus".

Like the same reason it is mostly retirees that are active around the train stations around election time, and the youth are mostly silent. The elderly have little left to lose.

As a 41 year resident of Japan, I know a bit about this because at age 58 and with 12 more years of "tenure", I was forced to resign in protest. Still, that was better than a younger Japanese colleague who committed suicide. If you can read Japanese, or know someone who can, check out soon to be unemployed, formerly tenured Assistant Prof. Takayuki Miyazawa.

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Notice that Matthias Desmet is not a retired Professor "Emeritus". I am guessing his choice to avoid stepping on the toes of specific individuals and institutions is out of self-interest in preserving his job.

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Another observation that has crossed my mind contemplating THE TRUTH provoked by your comment, is by looking at REALITY ... in our FAITH to improve our FAITH of unprovable assumptions.

https://youtu.be/IGQmdoK_ZfY?si=h8V1jtePG8qPTh1O

BELIEVE me I am dead serious - death doesn't exist as it is the mind's own imprisonment illusion, unable to give up on its fallacious self-constructed "authority" over LIFE - about ANYTHING even tough my comments look like a "stupid game" of chicken. LIFE/GOD ALMIGHTY wants to give IT'S CREATION answers but HE only can if questions are asked. ANYONE already having "the answers" keeps oneself stuck with the mind full of its current version of REALITY/ unprovable assumptions.

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few” Shunryu Suzuki

For your pleasure:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/62707.Shunryu_Suzuki

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Maybe it is just that I had too little sleep last night, but I am really having trouble reading this post. It is very confusing as to who is quoting whom, and what is your (Mathew) own writing. I don't know how formatting works in Substack, but is there a way you could format articles like this to make that aspect more clear? I'd appreciate it.

As to the substance of the article, you do have deep interests in the obscure! I had not heard of NVIXM, so had to go off and read up. Maybe it shouldn't be surprising that so many of these groups **do** recruit at high levels. And that some fraction of the movers and shakers are vulnerable to recruitment, since they are looking for any competitive edge they can find, as well as networking opportunities. Corruption breeds corruption?

That said, we need to be careful to remember that association does not mean causation in science, nor does association mean (knowing) collaboration in social networks. I have several social affiliations. No doubt I'm only 2 or 3 degrees of separation from some seriously flawed individuals and organizations. Most of us are. So these kinds of relationship network diagrams are interesting but potentially quite misleading if they lead us to infer anything beyond association, without further evidence. It is like the celebrity photos of various people with presidents--they get a selfie taken in a reception line, and then they post it, and then when they later run afoul of the law, opponents of the president trot out the photo and say the president was associated with so-and-so. This happens all the time to presidents (and others) of both parties. It means little except that they were invited to the event. Now, that might lead an investigator to find reasons **why** they were invited, which might in turn implicate the president, but until then, it is not a red flag (maybe just a tiny, pale, pink one).

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Associations with a cult that doesn't play well with others is more meaningful than usual, by a lot.

Associations along those groups and military intelligence, more so. Naval intelligence, much more so.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

For a few months now a thought has been nagging me. That what we are experiencing today is actually all imagined and orchestrated by occult societies from late 19th and early 20th century. And how WW2 continued ON.. but in a silent mode.

You are spot on about scientologists. There is also a slew of alt-health-channels on yt. Like the one from Eric Berg - who is a scientologist.

Also, Robert Sepher - who lies about his ethnicity while divulging BIG esoteric "secrets".

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I honestly don’t know what to make of this situation. I personally found the CIC presentations exceptionally informative and was grateful to discover them early on. To me, they were performing yeoman’s duty by interviewing scientists, doctors, and other legitimate experts exposing the propaganda and lies.

Like with anything, I assessed the speakers on their own merits, and there were some whose claims I found questionable. But overall, simply providing a venue for reasonable people challenging the narrative was a godsend at a time when voices of sanity were exceedingly rare.

That is why I was honored when I was invited to present my findings on the depopulation agenda in July 2022:

https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/a-mostly-peaceful-depopulation

Both Reiner and Wolfgang were highly engaged and respectful. Viviane’s rudeness was so noticeable, it led one person to make a joke about my hat pissing her off 😆 I tried not to take it personally because it was evidently fairly typical behavior for her, but in retrospect, I realized it may have been indicative of narcissistic personality traits.

Based on my own interactions, Reiner was a gentleman who seemed passionately committed to truth-seeking. I feel he made some poor decisions regarding the funds, although they appear to have been done legally. It is possible he has been influenced by suspect individuals with dubious agendas, particularly if they came from the scientology camp. Often, people of goodwill can be suckered by faux spirituality and gurus. You would think they would know better because they spot the cons in other arenas, but their judgment is impaired when it comes to religion (Gell-Mann amnesia effect, I suppose). I’m not making excuses for anyone but just trying to understand the situation from the vantage point of having interacted with the key players.

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Thanks for commenting. I hope that I portrayed that I have not reached (and may never reach) personal judgments about the members of the CIC. Good people can be manipulated. Good people can be rude. The fog of war is thick, but what I do see is Scientology and other military-connected and intelligence-connected cults all over the place, often where what I think are psyops appear.

I do believe that there are networks that are steered by those higher up in the Cybernetic control [agenda] system. The New World Order is an occult operation, and the Theosophists make no bones about it---and neither did David Rockefeller (or Laurence or...) whose fingerprints are all over the plandemonium.

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Well-stated, Mathew, and yes, you struck that balance nicely.

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I missed it; what is CIC?

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Corona Investigative Commitee.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

The more you know the more you want to just not. I’ve met these clusters of uniformed people on the street and you never forget it. This is not a game.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

I’ve wondered about Todd Callender… he is a likable guy but when he talks about how earlier in his career he had litigated for Pfizer and pharma companies it raises some flags.

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Most lawyers represent both crooks and good guys.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

Very interesting and, of course, Leigh piqued my curiosity from my research here: https://thirdparadigm.substack.com/p/russell-brand-and-leigh-dundas. And in the grand tradition of eating crow, I'm considering whether you might have been right all along about Russell. :-/

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I still need to finish my Russell Brand article series or book or whatever you might call it. I wanted to spend more time establishing the connections between the UFO cults, occult socieites, and military intelligence first. I've had distractions in the meantime. But I'm very glad that you kept your mind open. I have had to force my needles to remain between 0 and 1 on a lot of people. Even when I state my opinions, they have room to move.

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A reader I like a lot, Amy of What's in a Name, mentioned that there was only one place she disagreed with me, so of course I had to find out. And that was on Russell Brand. And it was funny that the day she wrote that, I'd woken up thinking, "Maybe I'm wrong about him." Amy had said she was sad to come to that conclusion, because she found him charming, but her intuition said something was off.

I rarely listen to him these days, even though I subbed him on Locals during the controversy, because I can't stand the commercials. But his guests are most often people I consider to be shills for the psyop, including Tucker. And his titles seem to be doing a skillful job of nudging for Trump. So maybe the attack was a set-up.

But I don't see them both being true--he was a sexual predator and the women attacking him are just being honest AND this was a set-up to make him into a trusted outsider leading the opposition. Either one of those is false or both is false. If it's all a set-up, I'd put my money on him being gay and the over-the-top sexuality with women just an act. But I'm still not sure if they're both false, he is who he says, and is just naive about the level of the psyop that you and I understand.

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He may be pansexual, and I do not believe the stories of him shagging a thousand women a year for several years. That's beyond Wilt Chamberlain who had a ready made party-to-orgy every time he stepped off the basketball court. Brand was barely known before those claims were use as part of his projection.

I've been working up a larger set of connections between Brand and people who seem very likely to be associated with intelligence, including Jon Ronson who wrote The Men Who Stared at Goats that made the Remote Viewing program that involved the rape and torture of children into a weird joke that nobody would ever investigate. Ronson was also the guy whom Alex Jones "infiltrated" Bohemian Grove with. These guys begin to look more and more like flimsy fronts when you spend the time collecting information about them.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

Is that where the reference in the title I, pet goat, II comes from? Have you seen that? I reference it in this one: https://thirdparadigm.substack.com/p/a-royal-flush-and-irish-pharaohs.

I've been coming to recognize that pedo-predators are the ones in charge of the world, no matter what other words we use for them. That's the end-goal of all their power.

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I wouldn't say that pedo stuff is the end goal. Roots of Pedophilia are hard to find, but I found that all the most known civilizations (the richest and most powerful among them) that make our "official history timeline" (what a bunch of unicorns!) had inclinations towards battling for power over dead boddies (this is not a human trait! it is installed into amiable minds) and towards perversion of their physicality. We even find acceptance of pedophilia in scripture, namely Talmud. And Catholic Church, which bears the name Roman with a good reason, is no exception to pedo-power-pyramid. Romans and Greeks all were gay af! Strong military is somehow always included as well, which makes my intuition tingle, if you know what I mean.

But it goes deeper than all this I mentioned so far.

In essence, this is a reflection (pedophilia, homosexuality, trans, queer, sodomizing-sex-addiction, etc) of the character of ents that have possessed the minds of power/money/blood thirsty greedy psychopats. These people are sleepwalking and doing the bidding of some scary spirits!

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Scary spirits and creating some really obscene, dark and vile pertubation in the aether. It's very hard to make any sense of it, maybe it's not human?

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Yes, it's the Talmud and Vatican that point directly at the pedo-pyramid. And you may be right that the child sacrifice is a means to an end of global domination but I've just started to wonder if it might be the reverse.

Funny you would say that about the Romans, I only discovered when researching my last episode that Rome was a military outpost with no women until they took them in the Rape of Sabine. That explains so much! And I think they were the military might behind Greece, and that's why the revolts were against Hellenism and not Rome, per se.

Is your theory on alien or supernatural possession?

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I am going on record here. Wilt rode his too-small bicycle on the Santa Monica Beach boardwalk and often talked to le when I was fourteen. He was a perfect, polite gentleman.

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Aleister Crowley was a perfect and polite gentleman. In fact, he was pretty clear about the fact that this allowed him to be "the [Satanic] beast".

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Fascinating.

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How else would they attract people if they weren’t charming?

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

Omg I see it now! A big piece of the puzzle just fell into place for me. Excellent work - Thank you for sharing.

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Great documentary. It challenges all the rigid forms of the documentary genre to present the audience the ultimate truth.

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I think it's quite common the visits with gurus before and after financial chaos.

There's the case of Rodrigo Rato, who was Minister of Economy in Spain between '00 and '04 in a Neocon Government. Then, he went to the IMF. Then he retired. Then he was a major figure in the banking reform of Spain following the '07/'08 crisis. Then he was arrested in 2015 and convicted in 2017 for embezzlement.

I like the word piracy better.

But in 2015 or 2016, Rato went to meet with a Spanish yoga guru, Ramiro Calle, who went to India in the 1960s and went back to Spain to explain how everything was wrong. The next book by Calle was titled "Emotional Engineering" and had a foreword by Rato.

So. Yeah. I'm sure there are many stories in the World about public characters who go visit a "saint" or a "teacher" to get permission to do something financially or politically, or to repent for having done something financially or politically.

Speaking about piracy and mind control, Rato studied high school under the Jesuits during the 1960s, and then he went to College, and then he went to UoC Berkeley in the 1970s.

The Fuellmich case is going to be quite confusing for many people.

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"The Fuellmich case is going to be quite confusing for many people."

This will make it a great tool for culture war. It will be used to ridicule vaccine skeptics. Among the vaccine skeptics, it may be a tool for starting fights. This is another reason why it is important to identify and map out occult networks that manipulate these events.

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It tells us there are big time scammers everywhere including 'pandemic' pushing ones.

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Apr 5Liked by Mathew Crawford

It also hints at how all of it is planned and coordinated by secret societies. And how they switched from main stream media to alt media because they knew well in advance that msm will lose it's hypnotizing power.

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Bingo! I was planning an article about that, but I've focused more on building the graphs for now that establish high probabilities in my mind.

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And you should write it. Especially if you have the resources and credentials to do this research on such a level. On the other hand, I have to search for the back door in most cases. Luckily I was always a DIY guy (but never a troll - heh!). And that fact kinda led me into developing my intuition. The longer and more I work on it, the less it fails me. One only has to wait for a bit until confirming evidence comes into existence. After a while it becomes easy trusting in your intuitive answers. Also I find that one can have good track-record of guessing who is who and what is what when one looks at a certain issue through the lens of: "Know the tree by the fruit that it bears"!

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I wouldn't trust Viviane Fischer for 5 minutes.

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I would trust her, but I would not trust Reiner.

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I live in Germany and I have watched all of the hours with Füllmich and Fischer. The only sane person is Rainer Füllmich. Both of the Fischer Women and Justus are extremely week people. When Vivian is opening her mouth you only hear lies, she was a disaster on The Corona committee. THATS my opinion and the opinion of the group of doctors I know. Füllmich was getting to dangerous for the left/green/FDP government, just saying.

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I am also curious what your group of doctors did during the so-called pandemic. Did they advise their patients to take the vaccine? Only if they did not, they have a right to criticize Vivian. Did they protest, write to the politicians, organize a public tribunal? Only if they did some of it, they have a right to criticize Vivian.

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I apologize! You are right and I’m wrong.

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Lilli, I wish you explained your views.

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I don’t like to be attacked in that primitive way you did. I didn’t gat jabbed and lost my dental office, because I tried to convince my patients to stay away from the jab. Most of them left my office, because they didn’t want to be treated by none jabbed dentist and assistance. I can’t hardly wait for justice !!!! I believe that Dr. Geert Vanden Bossche is right, that we will get a tsunami of deaths. You just have to read the book from Jacques Attali : Verbatim I from 1981. That’s exactly what he wrote : The future will be about finding a way to reduce the population… Of course, we will not be able to execute people or build camps. We get rid of them by making them believe it is for their own good… We will find or cause something, a pandemic targeting certain people, a real economic crisis or not, a virus affecting the old or the elderly, it doesn’t matter, the weak and the fearful will succumb to it. The stupid will believe in it and ask to be treated. We will have taken care of having panned the treatment, a treatment that will be the solution. The selection of idiots will therefore be done by itself: they will go to the slaughterhouse alone.”

It seems like he knew how the Elites would do it.

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Just so you know : I spent 35 years being reachable for my patients 24/7 !!!!!!!!!

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Just so you know : I spent 35 years being reachable for my patients 24/7 !!!!!!!!! This is the Interview with Inka Füllmich : https://www.bitchute.com/video/F2HkCyx1Rq9T/

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I am curious, what lie did Vivian say? Fuellmich has obviously strong nerves. You need them to be strong to be a con artist. First, he promised he would file a legal case in some court, then he said that all courts were corrupt, and no court would make a just ruling. At the same time, American lawyers were filing cases in American courts and getting some results. Con artists are charming and likeable.

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Yeah, I am curious as to what "lies" we are talking about. I have not watched enough CIC to have a strong opinion about anyone or their content. But such a strong statements leaves me wanting for a case to match the pattern. At least one.

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Thank you. The fact that they have been after him does not mean he did no wrong. Hopefully, we will find out the truth.

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Sonja, go get yourself another jab. Maybe two or three even. Speed up the process to thin the herd of your type

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I too had a weird vibe off her from start, I did see some stuff on how she has done this before, ie lying to get someone else damaged and that she had a very strange father but I cannot cite the source. the only thing I find strange is what was RF doing working with her.

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Fuellmich is the German version of Malone. Just does lawyering instead of lab work. … . Lots of flapping of wings, feathers flying - with what results ?

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The way I see it in today’s world paranoia is just a higher state of consciousness.

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"Kundalini" is a real thing, but it isn't what a lot of people express it to be.

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As I wrote about in the linked article.

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Please, explain what Kundalini is in 16 words or less.

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A mechanism of progressive realization of ones own consciousness relative to the source of that consciousness.

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You know, I thought that Kundalini simply meant to become an adult and procreate.

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That metaphor of a coil of energy below the naughty parts by the sacrum bone is simply the energy that an adolescent naturally develops when he or she becomes fertile.

I think this happens to most animals: the transition from child to adult is marked by the apparition of that energy.

Kundalini is political. People are adults in the body, but remain infertile children in mind, because of a political program to control reproduction.

The proponents of awakening the kundalini are simply saying, using a very far removed analogy with a serpent, that people have to overcome the political control of their minds, if they want to live a full biological material life.

So they are trying to remove the mind poison with more mind poison. (Ugh, allopathic philosophy, ugh.)

Yet, we see the people with children are also under other forms of mind control. In particular, they have the programming to dissuade their own children from procreation.

So the politics of population control is not only about destroying the normal development of the human mind using drugs like the birth control pill, or using engineered economic crises and many other external programs, but also by transforming families into a psychiatric ward where the immates sabotage each other to death, sometimes with actual violence.

But if a young man or woman removes his or her attention from all the concurrent psyops, and focuses on his or her reproduction instinct, then they become adults in mind too.

And then another political program has to be executed on them. For example, childhood vaccinations, whose aim is to mentally destroy those who manage to become adults in their minds.

But kundalini says nothing about how to survive mentally or materially once you become an adult in both body and mind. Being an adult is the most helpless, unguided and risky part of the human experience. A PARADOX!

And this may explain why so many adults make the mistake of making sure they don't reproduce, or that their offspring remains forever in mental infancy: they want to protect them from the risk of a full life.

Or maybe, I'm too obsessed with politics and I try to impose that on everything.

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The reason I put it in quotations is because it is so widely interpreted and understood. My experience with the phenomenon began spontaneously years ago. I wasn't in a cult, and I wasn't on drugs. I wasn't even doing yoga or any other "energetic" practice; aside from meditating in an apophatic manner for about a week leading up to it. I never even knew what "kundalini" was before then. I have dedicated 15 years of my life understanding the phenomenon, mostly to help other people who may have had similar experiences to what I had, and those who wish to learn more about themselves and their own mind.

That said, it is certainly a very "creative" energy; some of which can be directed towards reproduction and maturation as you suggest, and for one to fully realize their own potential, bearing children may be a big part of climbing ones own "life ladder".

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snakes and ladders, lol.

Congratulations on reaching spontaneously to the experience of that phenomenon.

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haha! Thanks. 15 years in and I am still always learning. Mostly it is to keep my mouth shut about it, but I do think there is some room for lite discussion about the topic that doesn't involve cults and mind control.

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I agree on many aspects of your comment - but I BELIEVE it is much more complex and in fact as complex as complexity can be IMAGINED - contrary to understood - by the mind, and as much understood as much a "PC" could understand a "QC" .... which eventually leads either towards the small gate and the narrow path, which few will find, or through the wide gate and broad road.

33 Whoever tries to keep their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life will preserve it. Lk 17, 33

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About complexity, I once invented this koan:

"Zen Master Wendy Murphy says the toast always falls on the butter side, but Master Murphy also says she has a cat named Fly that always lands on her feet. If Murphy butters her Fly in the back and throws her off the window in a high-rise, will it float eternally in the empty space?

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Those relying wholeheartedly on THE WAY THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE ONLY - THE ONE AND ONLY INCARNATION OF GOD ALMIGHTY AND SHEPHERD AND SAVIOUR AND THE HOLY SPIRIT FOREVER AND EVER will always land on their feet whether buttered on their back or not or not buttered at all.

Every mind that BELIEVES it can outsmart GOD ALMIGHTY has already signed its own sentence, unless it is willing to return.

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