The Liminalist # 226: The Psychology of the Rulers & the Ruled (with Larry Krummer)

Conversation with Larry Kummer on the changing political landscape in the US, the failure of democracy & the end of the Republic Part One: Elite to Rabble Relations (0 – 27 mins) Who was Fabius Maximus, the Fabian Society, American expansionism, military reform movement, big burn-out, false authorities, screwing up & moving up, falling institutions, …

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John Brockman: Eminence Grise for a Globally Dominant Counterculture

Anyone today who thinks that scientists are the unacknowledged legislators of the world has been influenced by Brockman’s taste. ~ Andrew Brown, the Guardian, 2005  [O]ne name has stood out as Epstein’s intellectual enabler: John Brockman, the New York literary agent who ran Edge, billed as an elite salon of thinkers “redefining who and what …

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The Liminalist # 225: The William Blake Trap (Liminalistas Meet)

Live liminalist meet to discuss William Blake, Imagination vs Fancy, the occupation of the imaginal realms, the language of the soul and the question of embodiment. Part One: Two Masters (0 – 30 mins) Blake’s hidden aspect, an element of duplicity, the question of embodiment, true and false uses of the imagination, Imagination vs. Fancy, …

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Jeffrey Epstein, Edge Foundation, MIT Media Lab, TED Talks, & the Biology Wizards Rewriting Global Culture

The following is a collection of research data which was compiled while I was finishing up Maps of Hell, my “dark Hollywood” opus. I had already included Epstein, of course, but I realized with the final chapters that I had not quite mapped Hell fully enough to be  pointing the way to the exit. One …

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The Liminalist # 224: Clowns to the Left, Jokers to the Right (with Tom Hart)

Conversation with Tom Hart on the ideological polarity, the dominance of liberal -progressivism, and the occult thread of Gnosticism in politics and group identity Part One: A Purity Spiral (0 mins – 36 mins) Tom’s interests, from journalism and academia, a bid for honesty, moving to the right, writing comics, occultism & Jung, Colin Wilson, …

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“William Blake, body, soul, & the liberating power of the imagination: what’s the catch?” (next live liminalist exploration )

I have added this suggestion to the contact options at the site: If you have a specific subject you want to discuss and are willing to do so in a group, a meeting can be structured around your interest (as long as it perks mine) (Register with your request here.) As a first go at this …

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The Liminalist # 223: The Arrival of the Aggrandizers (with Brian Hayden)

Conversation with Brian Hayden on The Power of Ritual in Prehistory and secret societies as the missing link between religion and sociopolitical organization. Part One: A Prehistorical Protection Racket (0 – 30 mins) Aggrandizers and the specifics of secret societies, human evolution from hunter-gathers to transegalitarian society, the beginning of private property, aggrandizer self-promotion, feasting …

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Apocalyptic Trauma Vision: Seeing Past Peter Pan’s Clown World in 2020

A brief post to kick off 2020. This is a response to today’s blogpost from Larry Krummer at Fabius Maximus, an upcoming guest on The Liminalist, and itself a response to Jim Kunstler’s end of the year blogpost. In the article, Krummer quotes Robert A. Heinlein’s timeline of his future history stories: “The Crazy Years:  …

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The Liminalist # 226: The Psychology of the Rulers & the Ruled (with Larry Krummer)

Conversation with Larry Kummer on the changing political landscape in the US, the failure of democracy & the end of the Republic Part One: Elite to Rabble Relations (0 – 27 mins) Who was Fabius Maximus, the Fabian Society, American expansionism, military reform movement, big burn-out, false authorities, screwing up & moving up, falling institutions, …

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The Liminalist # 222: Dislocated Quests (with The Corvid)

Speaking to Piers about Prisoner of Infinity & the landscape of occultism, paranoid awareness, psychedelics as voluntary possession, & artificially induced liminality. Part One: Discovery & Disillusionment (0 – 21 mins) Peter Levenda’s defense of Michael Aquino, Strieber & Gurdjieff, a spaceship allegory, de-eroticization & spirituality, intimacy without vulnerability, from pornography to cannibalism, effects of …

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The Liminalist # 221: Faith & Liminality (with Extrapedestrian)

Part One: Tests of Faith (0 – 14 mins) Raised as a Southern Baptist, insistence on historical reality, honors society test, a lesson in humility, tricking the mind, the hallmark of evangelical Christianity, a conversion experience, the surrender principle, choosing to believe. Part Two: Jesus & Santa (14 mins – 41 mins) Belief and faith, …

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Kids with Matches: HBO’s Watchmen, a White Fantasy of Progressive Agitprop

Flatter than a Comic Strip   Damon Lindelof’s HBO conversion of the world of Alan Moore’s and Dave Gibbons’ anarchic graphic novel Watchmen into a combination of self-congratulatory white liberal polemic with black revenge fantasy is the most fascinatingly repellent TV show I have seen in quite some time. It’s also a sobering illustration of why …

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The Liminalist # 220: The Unreality of Reality (with John Cussans)

Return conversation with John Cussans on movies as mass propaganda & both cause and symptom of collective dissociation, vampires, hypnosis, and trauma-based social engineering. Part One: The Technology of Dissociation (0 – 33 mins) Seen & Not Seen, the soul of the plot & the technology of dissociation, Lacan’s formula for the real, trauma as …

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The Liminalist # 219: Fake Blueprints for Revolution (The Shadow Ideology of the Elite, with Recluse)

Return conversation with Recluse of VISUP about extreme right-wing shadow politics on east & west coasts, the hidden ideological template peaking through UFO narratives, occultism, & supposed liberal-progressive values, & the many lies of Peter Levenda & Aleister Crowley. Part One: Spooky Social Network (0 – 31 mins) Suspicions about Peter Levenda, disagreements over alien …

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Going Beyond the Threshold of Theory: Live Zoom Event & New YouTube Videos

If all is one then who am I? If we are caught in an illusory construction of reality, and if the nature of our entrapment is the inception of an internal usurper called “identity,” what’s the view from the outside and who—or what—is there to enjoy it? If what we call people are all aspects …

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The Liminalist # 218: Theater of Abuse (with Alison Miller)

Return conversation with Alison Miller on the Satanic Temple & the Grey Faction’s harassment & disinformation campaign against victims of organized child abuse. Part One: Day Child/Night Child (0 – 28 mins) The Satanic Temple, filing a complaint against Miller, (2:50 blip) Evan Anderson & the Grey Faction, stirring up a hornet’s nest, Temple-spin, survivor …

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The Liminalist 217.5: The Capstone of the Pyramid (with Sam Hyde)

Part Two of return conversation with Sam Hyde, getting to the bottom of the dark ideology of murder and the satanic principle behind culture. Part One: The Higher Path of Murder (0 – 19 mins) George Hodel, Black Dahlia murder, the Zodiac psyop, Hollywood honeypot, surrealism & violence, the normality of trauma in past eras, …

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