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Theories, Articles, and Philosophy / Re: What is Chaos Magick
« on: March 25, 2015, 09:27:15 PM »
I just gotta throw my 2 cents in. "Magic" is basically "bending the rules". Things that are associated with an event, or that use things like a hair from a target person, all try to still work along some lines of order in the universe. To me, "chaos magic" is about weakening the order of the universe itself, making it more malleable, and thus making the efforts easier. A problem comes in that things you didn't intend can happen more easily, and things that want to meddle in your efforts have an easier time as well. So for me, it's better to have difficulty in creating an effect than to make it easier for stray spirits to manipulate your weakened piece of reality. Hard for you is hard for them too.

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Spirituality / Re: Evolution
« on: March 25, 2015, 09:10:52 PM »
I seem to have this psychotic need to bring people up to speed on Evolution theories. I think it's because of Neil Tyson's groupies throwing so much hate and ignorance around the internet.

First off, the typical reason for these threads is an attempt to make people who are religious seem "unscientific". Simply put, the atheist media icon known as Neil deGrasse Tyson said in an interview on Big Think that there is no conflict between science and religion. It's only a minority of religious people who try to create a conflict.
http://bigthink.com/videos/neil-degrasse-tyson-on-science-and-faith

Another thing these threads typically do is assume that "evolution" has explained how life began and why things are the way they are now. "Evolution" itself is often divided up into the origins of life, macro evolution, micro evolution, etc etc. This usually leads to someone trying to argue in favor of some small point and claiming that everything else with the word "evolution" attached to it is true by association. Another reference comes from Tyson is seen in Season 1 Episode 2 of the Cosmos reboot, "some of the things that molecules do". Near the end Tyson is speaking about early earth and says,
 
"Nobody knows how life got started. Most of the evidence from that time was destroyed by impact and erosion. Science works on the frontier between knowledge and ignorance. Not afraid to admit what we don't know. There's no shame in that. The only shame is to pretend that we have all the answers. Maybe someone watching this will be the first to solve the mystery of how life on Earth began."

That quote tends to shut down the "evolution explains all life everywhere ever" crowd. But that's about the origins of life, and not about adaptive mutations and "natural selection".

Another bit from Tyson was in a Tweet he made. He was speaking about the classic question of which came first, the chicken or the egg? He suggested that what laid the chicken egg was not quite a chicken. This is a reference to mutations creating new species. A few of us responded that significantly different creatures either cannot produce offspring or they create hybrids. So if it was a chicken that came from the egg, the only organisms around it could then breed with would not be chickens. This leads into the problems we see with white tigers.

A sexually reproducing organism that is governed by hereditary traits that experiences a significant mutation, that then breeds back with the general population that does not share that mutation, will produce hybrids. Further breeding of those hybrids with the general population that does not share that mutation will see that mutation "bred out" of the line. We see this in white tigers in that we have to inbreed them to preserve that mutation. This in turn has led to research that attempts to show how mutations can somehow build up among a group of organisms and enough of them experience simultaneous mutations to create a sufficient population to preserve the mutation without inbreeding.

This is a reason that Charles Darwin said, “If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down". Quoting that sends most evolutionists into a rage, as people continue to explain things as being "small steps" and using the theory of "co-opting genetic material". The thing is, even if an organism "co-opts" genetic material, it has to have a sufficient pool of other organisms to breed with to continue that mutation, else it gets "bred out". Thus the research on how traits might re-emerge in a large group of organisms.

A problem comes in with the people echoing the idea that things evolve in direct response to their environment, as if DNA had some level of intelligence and could re-write itself like a geneticist creating better GMOs. It doesn't work like that.

Another problem is with the people in the "it's all completely random" camp, that don't get the whole white tiger thing. That goes along with the research showing that mutations tend to occur along areas of the genetic code called "hot spots". Certain markers tend to cause mutations to be focused in those areas, thus preserving the basic traits of a species and only allowing slight changes such as size or coloration. So "evolution" is random, but that randomness in our time appears to be locked into certain regions of the code. No real evidence on this being the case or not millions of years ago.

So saying that "evolution" has been absolutely scientifically "proven" is a false statement. There's plenty of evidence, but there's still research being done to fill in the holes. Until that research is completed, it is "scientific" to question any results.

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Body Energy Arts / Re: Deformities and the Energy Body
« on: March 25, 2015, 08:24:07 PM »
(Short rant and then my advice)

I don't expect Western science to even acknowledge the existence of Chi or Chi flows through the body. The far East, however, tends to have a different view. The martial arts in general have been conveniently shoved off into the realm of "movie fantasy" by most people here in the States, despite public martial arts demonstrations of Iron Palm and Iron Shirt. Skeptics come up with some outrageous explanations of people shattering stone that would put any other man in a hospital. To scientifically accept Chi energy flows in the body would be to accept a spiritual presence or "life force", which in turn leads to religion and makes the capitalist atheists very uncomfortable. So I offer no "scientific" explanation here.

Speaking from hands-on experience, Chi is affected by contact points along those Chi flows. Pressing the flat of the tongue to the roof of the mouth can affect Chi flows, as does touching fingers in certain combinations. Loss of a part of the body relating to those Chi flows, such as the amputation of my left index that I suffered 20 years ago, does in fact affect that flow and my ability to use hand positions in my meditations.

So my recommendation is to attempt to pour Chi into any sort of object implanted into you, or to manifest an external Chi "ball" of sorts in an amputation, to allow Chi flows to connect more easily in those areas.

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Fluoride's involvement in pineal calcification:

Accumulations of Fluoride are associated with calcification. The purpose of Fluoride usage and fluoridation is for it to bind to calcium and "strengthen" it against "decay". Fluoride does not only bind to tooth enamel, but to all calcium, including free serum calcium that itself is needed for muscular contraction / relaxation. Fluoride's accumulation in the pineal gland is the primary cause of pineal calcification. Studies and references follow:

http://www.icnr.com/articles/fluoride-deposition.html

Fluoride Deposition in the Aged Human Pineal Gland - Jennifer Luke, School of Biological Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal London Hospital

"...It has shown for the first time that fluoride readily accumulates in the human pineal gland although there was considerable inter-individual variation..."

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1419179/
(Pubmed)

"Pineal gland calcification and defective sense of direction."

http://naturalsociety.com/alzheimers-disease-linked-pineal-gland-calcification-fluoride/

"New Insight: Alzheimer’s Disease Linked to Pineal Gland Calcification from Fluoride "

Fluoride removal methods:

Boron seems to be the primary method to neutralize Fluoride in the body. Borax, the original formula that is 99% Sodium Tetraborate, is a naturally occurring salt dug out of open salt mines in various regions around the world. Official warnings are made against ingesting it, despite the MSDS sheets showing no more toxicity than table salt. One warning against the ingestion of sodium tetraborate mentions its action on the endocrine system and possible increase in hormone levels. This is in fact not an action of the salt, but rather that Fluoride is also an endocrine disruptor, and the salt negates that action. Keep in mind that the main component of interest in sodium tetraborate is the Boron itself.

Calcium and Magnesium interaction:

http://drsircus.com/medicine/magnesium/magnesium-and-calcification

"...It is magnesium that controls the fate of potassium and calcium in the body. If magnesium is insufficient, potassium and calcium will be lost in the urine and calcium will be deposited in the soft tissues (kidneys, arteries, joints, brain, etc.)..."

Other:

The Pineal Gland was at one time thought to be a useless organ, but has instead been found to play a large part in regulating neurotransmitter levels and melatonin. Melatonin levels have also been associated with psychological disorders, including some connections drawn between it and schizophrenia. So anything that affects the neurotransmitter levels would logically affect someone's ability to perceive psychic phenomena. For thousands of years, various concoctions were ingested to induce hallucinations in order to more easily communicate with psychic abilities. Psychadelic drugs usually increase neurotransmitter levels, but schizophrenia is partly a problem with chronically elevated neurotransmitter levels. The difference between those two is a short "trip" that could "open the mind" and an endless nightmare while wide awake. So again, anything that disturbs your natural neurotransmitter levels long term, such as calcification of the pineal due to excessive Fluoride levels, could logically interfere with psychic abilities.

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