Session 10 on Wednesday 8th March 2017

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ - on the ground floor in the corridor outside the cafe

Agenda

1. Round up of news and events (30 minutes)

2. Who rules? (50 mins)

3. Fake news, false perceptions - (40 mins)

Session 9 on Wednesday 1st March 2017 - notes

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ - on the ground floor in the corridor outside the cafe

Agenda

1. Round up of news and events (30 minutes)

2. Power - astrotheology and law - Pete (50 mins)

3. Self and the universe - (40 mins)
http://freecriticalthinking.org/daily-pickings/2121-who-am-i

Notes

1. Self awareness in the context of the universe. BOE Citizens Dividend – Digital Cash – Economic illiteracy. Fair game for the economic specialists. Technology use by the young – sucked in. what is meant by economic literacy. Back to nature make a living in collaboration with nature. Bertrand Russell- taking something from nature and making something from it or move it elsewhere. Children painting pebbles to sell as art – moving pebbles inland to decorate house. Land problem – this seashore is mine – you cannot touch these pebbles. Access to economic value denied. Domesticating animals by enclosing food supply or the animal itself. “These resources are not common, they're mine” - Give a man a fish. Teach a man to fish – the lake is mine – limited access to the creative forces of nature. Privatising the commons c. 500 years ago. Free spirits had access to commons. Robin Hood, William Hood. Deal with nature or create a structure to facilitate the means to life. Legitimacy – iin the minds of people. Indoctrinated – laws. Bastiat – Law and Plunder – natural law. Finding weak point – institutional hierarchy. Beyond the level of competence. Awareness – class action non-existent in UK. Rule of law. No human can rule over another. Systems can change abruptly. Promoting awareness of an alternative. A mass consciousness. Soaked in processes for survival. Buckminster Fuller – need full context. Certain caveats – necessary but not necessarily sufficient. Resistent. Innovations squashed. Resonance. How to achieve trust – forming groups – mixed group. Well defined objective? Fix the system. Threat of collapse led to Occupy. What is reality. Works without defined goals – time element – general or to a point of time. Brings results. Wisdom layer. Learning. Systemic living – developing and creating alternatives. Group learning. No exams. Difference between education and schooling Ivan Illych. Resonate some people more able than others. Common language and common understanding. Trust. Three Cs. Context – connections – curiosity. Roy Reynolds Part 1. Who am I – the ego. The I who knows I am I. The other is the ego. What is underlying our modern brain – reptilian. Two entities. Deep issues via metaphor. Emma Hamilton – Nelson's mistress. The role of women in late 18th century. Gold thread – resonance. Defining themselves in terms of labels- relationships. Generational difference of bringing up children.

The master and carriage - Grudjieff Who is the master?

Bastiat The Law

How to change the world by Elina St-Onge

Session 8 on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - notes

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ - on the ground floor in the corridor outside the cafe

Agenda
1. Round up of news and events (30 minutes)

2. Power - astrotheology and law - Pete (90 mins)

Unfortunately, Chris Coverdale can't make tonight but we'll rearrange. Meanwhile, allowing more time for Pete's discussion will enable us to veer into diversion if necessary.

Session 8 22nd February 2017

1. Tower of Babel. When everyone can communicate they can achieve God like status. God dispersed them and confounded their speech so they couldn't understand each other. Reverse engineering. Common speech. Language is of location. Hierchical point of view gives a non-understtanding. No feedback loop to corect mistakes. Language is an impediment to feedback loop. eg. Cold War – lack of communication. Winner – mercantilism triumphed. Common understanding would eliminate making money from money. Cannot compete with banking. Even dot com “unicorns” cannot compete (Apple, facebook, Twitter). Fargo 2nd series. Coen brothers – pivots on a lie in domestic situation. If you say what happened everything will be sorted out. Allegory for life. Making a name for themselves – Babel

2. Simplify everything – revolution. Introduction into the mechanisms – physical components of the solar system and symbolic representations – moving on the to philosophical. Orders of the Quest – Manply P Hall. Initiated philosophers privy to deep knowledge – ancient ones of the earth – sacred knowledge. 1934 MPH philosophical research institute. Books of the Adept. We – the philosophical society. Humanism – mystery schools – freedom from bondage. Has failed to emancipate. What happened to the grear philosophic empires. Constallation of philosophy. Her beauty dullness through long neglect. Boethius. AD523 in prison awaiting trial. Thrown into prison at the height of his powers. Philosophy as a woman. On the borders of the diamond symbol pi and theta. Degrees ascend to higher levels of understanding. Countless rough hands torn morsels – thieves. Richard Carlisle. 1820S/30s – friend of Rev. Robert Taylor – later mellowed and alienated from Taylor. Temples – records of time archives of human knowledge – shrouded in myth, ideology and doctrine – science to freemasonry – Judaism. Priestcraft to science. 1920 Sketch of the history of the dionysian articfices. Joseph da Costa – Mason arrested by Inquisition and escaped. Honoured as half gods. Great profit – from - religion decayed into idolatory. Anticathery – planetary calculator – Archimedes. Very advanced – Anticatherium. Chariot of the Gods. Science fiction writing to articulate Ken McCloud. Secret government with deep knowledge – geometric location. Technology to leave earth in ancient times. Meteor strike creating extinction events. Less far fetched than aliens. Why is the world the way it is? Can change the environment. Folding time. To do with evolution. Different religions – negative connotations of pyramid? Interpreting the pyramid – the eye. Positive/negative. Inability to see beyond what's in front of them. Context of pyramid. - Society. What is the meaning of life. Human to a principle. Self indulgence, self-importance. Questioning self – spiritual warrior path – Journey of experiences. Anomaly to understand. Turning the other cheek – don't worry about what's going wrong in the world focus on self. Avoid the contrived new age pomposity. Secular and exsoteric world – gnostics. The planet will sort itself out, need to sort ourselves out. Needs to be balance. Not challenging – turning the other cheek. Not using the force we've been given to stop the abuse and plunder. Two realities one projected and one extant. Human scale and ideological filter. Refusal to question self.Deficiency in the communication layer. Cluttered room, open the door to empty room/space – Art. Spirituality arse about face. Create conditions in society that will facilitate self-examination. Life is a test – acceptance of our own manifestations. Having the time and space to go through the process. Spirituality?

Session 7 on Wednesday 15th February 2017 - notes

* Please note both day and venue!

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ - on the ground floor in the corridor outside the cafe

Agenda
1. Round up of news and events (30 minutes)

2.Resonance - mixed and true in groups - Janos (45 mins)

Synergetics-human2.pdf

3. Power - astrotheology and law - Pete (45 mins)

One ring to rule them all

Both 2. and 3. continue from last week's discussion

 

Session 7 15th February 2017 - notes

1. Sean pottery – colllaborative manifesto. Students bewildered as to why he would do something was not graded. Just knowing is not enough – subconsciousness. Slab making v pottery. Revolutions – buildings from making pots.

2. Pete involved with Global Table 2009. program goals for a radio show. How money works? Interest free money. Why do prices move? Study of Law – gnostics – symbology. Words – articulating connections with mythology. Power games over millennia. Trimerta – Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva. Merchant – Sirens. Law of water. Banks contains waters. We are vessels on the ocean of commerce. Patterns and themes. What lies behind the structure – is it just about greed and plunder. Earth and planetary events. Leo Taurus, Scorpio destroyer signs. Ice ages. (Joseph Campbell.) Mythology is derived from foundations of astrology. Destroyer phases. Every 6000 years. Previous ages destroyed – species survival program. Manly P Hall – 20th century philospher – videos. Astroltheology series. Ancient history schools. Underlying theme – started in benevolence but changed for whatever reason. Affecting our lives today. What are the connections? Massive duping of humanity. Why exxploitation as opposed to collaboration and co-creation. Speculations – eugenics. Relationship with evolution of Jewish cognitive elite. Right of self-determination. Law of exile – exile your self out of the state. American Declaration of Independence. Is there a way out. I'm alright Jack scenarios – lied to by everyone. Target the enforcers' humanity. Marching into the police state. 72 years being 1degree of the arc. Templars – equity and law – nothing to with equality but assets. Politically action comes up against brick walls. Green movement initiatives cannot succeed. Solar power generation project blocked by local council. Why. Time – next week.

3. Missing from attempts to change in the system over centuries – but haven't managed to change. Think resistance to stop things evolving. Industrial revolution should liberate humans from being beasts of burden. Socety is not allowed to evolve. Society could evolve but what is missing – Roy Reynolds essay – On resonance. Tendency to compacency – Why not usitlise practices from business – looking at failures. SWOT analysis. Be aware of weaknesses and threats – outlawed by the egoic need to succeed. Identify weakness and threats as excuses not to act rather than deal with them. EWG – need to look at full spectrum of constraints – opportunities. 10 opportunities – reading study group. 10 goals. Lack of commitment. Not adopting business techniques – common project to work a representative structure. Every element is representative and is founded on this representative model – incompatible with commons approach. Motivations are different. Yo sushi – healthy eating but driven by profit. Incomatible way of thinking/operating. Business practices are peculiar structure. Techniques used by business will not work. Critical path analysis could work? Congruent circles of resonance. Overlpping circles at points of resonance. Analogue in physics – inductive welding – energy in the gap fuse the two rails together. Three people became four. Extra – curricular. To achieve resonance is similar to ritual magic. Something from the mystical realm for social engineering. Esoteric terms from esoteric practices. Forcing resonance. Primary school shows where academic differences – Critical Thinking pantomime. Writing the methodology to replicate. Ideological images of system fault. Hyperbole in words. Languages – babel fish – babylon tower. Sources? Arrival – film – from space. New language. Expressions beyong language. Need for multiple languages; German action at the end. Start the week – being Messy. Play.