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Wake Up, Rise Up: Shining like Gold in Dark Times

Wake Up, Rise Up: Shining like Gold in Dark Times













Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer
Waking Times

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.” -Henry David Thoreau

Behold, I am the world’s first Self-inflicted Philosopher and I’m here to tell you: You’ll reap no evolution if you don’t sow a little revolution.

The … More

April 1, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
The Principles of Zen

The Principles of Zen













Julian Websdale, Contributor
Waking Times

Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that developed in China during the 6th century as Chán. From China, Zen spread south to Vietnam, northeast to Korea and East to Japan. The word Zen is derived from the Japanese pronunciation of the Middle Chinese … More

March 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Human Consciousness & the Anunnaki

Human Consciousness & the Anunnaki













V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor
Waking Times

The idea that we are alone in the universe is totally absurd when we consider that there are now 176 billion observable galaxies. There are trillions of stars, each of which in all probability may have at lease one inhabitable planet awaiting life forms. More

March 18, 2014 | By | 17 Replies More
Developing Your Unseen Powers: A Practical Guide

Developing Your Unseen Powers: A Practical Guide













Brendan D. Murphy, New Dawn
Waking Times

Repeated ignorant or stubborn denial of the existence of certain powers does not keep them from existing – except for us!
~
Harold M. Sherman, psychic

Everyone has some level of innate intuitive capability, as has been demonstrated repeatedly over several decades of … More

March 17, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Ideal Language

The Ideal Language













Zakaria Bziker, Morocco World News
Waking Times

Is there an ideal language? Descartes would say ‘yes’ if one follows his line of thinking. His argument for God’s existence is the presence of the perfect-being idea in our mind; it follows that a perfect or ideal language must also exist or … More

February 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
The Alchemy of Time: Understanding the Great Year & the Cycles of Existence

The Alchemy of Time: Understanding the Great Year & the Cycles of Existence













Jay Weidner, New Dawn
Waking Times

The age of iron has no other seal than that of Death. Its hieroglyph is the skeleton, bearing the attributes of Saturn: the empty hourglass, symbol of time run out…
Fulcanelli

The inspiration for this article comes from my almost nineteen years of … More

January 18, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
The Basics of I Ching, the Chinese Divination Tool

The Basics of I Ching, the Chinese Divination Tool













Erik Oakenshield, Fractal Enlightenment
Waking Times

The I Ching Basics: What Is It and How Do I Use It?

The I Ching is one of the world’s oldest divination texts, with some claims putting it over 3,000 years old The I Ching, or Book of Changes, is an oracle … More

January 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Fool Card

The Fool Card













Jennifer Reynolds, Contributor
Waking Times

The number is zero, a symbol for infinity, without beginning or end (alpha and omega). Significantly here, its symbol represents the concept of things being cyclic. Although normally interpreted as void and nothingness, a circle is pregnant with potential.

At some point the 22 major … More

January 11, 2014 | By | 9 Replies More
Language – The War Behind All Wars

Language – The War Behind All Wars













Alex Vandenberg, Contributor
Waking Times

The war behind all wars is a war on words; a war on language.  For instance, in today’s world independence is overshadowed by “inter-dependence”, incessant talk of “democracy” overlooks our constitutional republic, “pooling” is now a substitute for sovereignty, “globalization” takes precedence over nation-states, economic … More

January 8, 2014 | By | 10 Replies More
Brave New Year

Brave New Year













Julian Rose, Contributor
Waking Times

“We can, if we so desire, refuse to cooperate with the blind forces that are propelling us.” -Aldous Huxley

So here we are, moving into 2014. And no doubt with that sense of expectancy and promise which comes with all ‘New Years’. But maybe … More

December 27, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
The Psychedelic Secrets of Santa Claus

The Psychedelic Secrets of Santa Claus













Dana Larsen, Cannabis Culture
Waking Times

Although most people see Christmas as a Christian holiday, many of the symbols and icons we associate with Christmas celebrations are actually derived from the shamanistic traditions of the tribal peoples of pre-Christian Northern Europe.

The sacred mushroom of these people was the red … More

December 25, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Threes and Sevens in World Myth, Religion and Folklore

Threes and Sevens in World Myth, Religion and Folklore













Julian Websdale, Contributor
Waking Times

Divine Triads

The best known example of the triad is the Father (Godhead), Son and Holy Ghost of Christianity. But there was also the ancient Egyptian divine triad of Osiris, Isis and Horus, and the ancient Druid holy triad of Beli, Taran and Esus, not … More

December 23, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Astrology and the Four Horsemen of Revelations

Astrology and the Four Horsemen of Revelations













Jennifer Asad, Contributor
Waking Times

The story of the four horsemen is found in the Revelation of John, which scholars believe was written in 95 AD. They did not carbon date it. It is given this date because the author alludes to a numbers of kings who had come and … More

December 16, 2013 | By | 20 Replies More
India’s Science of Light

India’s Science of Light













Richard Smoley, New Dawn
Waking Times

While most people in the Western world are aware of astrology, comparatively few know that other cultures have other systems of astrology. There are Chinese and Tibetan horoscopes, with their cycles of twelve signs going through years rather than months, so that the key … More

December 11, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
How Plato’s “The Republic” Describes Today’s Society

How Plato’s “The Republic” Describes Today’s Society













Julian Websdale, Contributor
Waking Times

The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia) is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. It is Plato’s best-known work and has proven to be one … More

December 5, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
20 Transformational Truths From Sages Throughout the Ages

20 Transformational Truths From Sages Throughout the Ages













Paul Lenda, Guest
Waking Times

Throughout the ages, there have been many who have had gotten a taste of incredibly mesmerizing higher states of consciousness. Rather than keep their experiential knowledge and wisdom about the higher and deeper elements of existence to themselves they spread the word to others, be … More

November 6, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
A War in the Heavens: In the Far Reaches of Outer & Inner Space

A War in the Heavens: In the Far Reaches of Outer & Inner Space













V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor
Waking Times

Is there a war going on out there in the far reaches of outer and therefore inner space, a War in the Heavens as many have alluded? If there is such a war, what would that mean to us here on planet Earth in … More

October 11, 2013 | By | 35 Replies More
Evolution, Frequency and Vibration in the Bible

Evolution, Frequency and Vibration in the Bible













Marc Oromaner, Contributor
Waking Times

Ever since Darwin published his infamous On the Origin of the Species in 1859, science and theology have been at war over the theory of evolution. The irony is that evolution and all its aspects—natural selection, survival of the fittest, genetic mutations—all appear in the … More

September 17, 2013 | By | 19 Replies More
Symbols & Psyche: Exploring Gateways to Realms of Knowledge, Power & Understanding

Symbols & Psyche: Exploring Gateways to Realms of Knowledge, Power & Understanding













James Wasserman, New Dawn
Waking Times

The Muggle world is filled with symbols. From Coke cans to McDonald’s arches, IBM computers to Apple Macintoshs, from flags to emblems and medals, to the endless variety of product packaging, modern culture is brimming with images. Open the Yellow Pages of your phone … More

September 13, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Colony Earth and The Rig Veda – Ritual, Spiritual Wisdom and Evolution

Colony Earth and The Rig Veda – Ritual, Spiritual Wisdom and Evolution













V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor
Waking Times

Note: This is the second part of a II part series by V. Susan Ferguson. Please review part I, here. 

I have taken the off-world position of reading the Sanskrit texts through the eyes of an ancient astronaut, and interpret them through the More

September 13, 2013 | By | 14 Replies More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

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The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More