EXPLORING: Exploring the visual history & sciences inherent in our environment. (25 FEB 2016)
As a child our curiosity gives us great pleasure & teaches countless things, and can do the same for an adult. This natural visual learning process has been totally destroyed by today’s entertainment & educational experts…young children as soon as they can hold an Ipod or cell phone are focused on what the World Order gives them to watch. This post is to inspire readers to regain their natural curiosity to become natural explorers of their environment again, which will work their brains in new ways & strengthen their minds. The World’s educational system actually is designed to stifle creativity & exploration, this post hopes to show reader’s what they have lost.
EXAMPLE OF A LESSON LEARNED FROM EXPLORING. A sample lesson is: Most Americans don’t believe that we are facing days of famine & economic collapse. In my neighborhood, there have been dozens of different kinds of fruit trees abandoned (at foreclosed houses for instance). I discovered these because I would walk the streets. While picking apples at an abandoned place, an old resident made friends with me, & told me of more places. I would glean all the good fruit one could use, but over a period of 4 yrs. most have been cut down.
So the nuances of life are lost on the rat racers. The kind of exploring I am talking about is done on foot or bicycle. It comes from gazing at a cloud or mud puddle and seeing a pollywog. You look at the shadows that the oak tree makes & all of a sudden you realize all the spots of sunlight in the shadow are the same shape, elliptical! You gaze at the smoke from chimneys and realize when you look at the same smoke from one side with a dark background it looks blue, but from another direction with a light background it looks brown! And that everyday rock turns out to have interesting streaks in it, or a fossil pattern embedded in it. Miles away from the city, in the total silence of the countryside, I was able to hear voices from miles away. Interesting. But this kind of exploring which I did as a child, because I grew up without a T.V., has been increasingly lost by our culture. Walking in the landscape with curiosity is becoming rarer. The amazing intricate interplay of light, shadow & color is lost by the commuter who whizzes by at 55 mph listening to his noisy rock music. Nor can it be learned from reading a textbook in Art Appreciation class.
EXAMPLE OF A FALSEHOOD LEARNED FROM WATCHING THE WORLD’S MEDIA, PRINT, MOVIES, etc. In WW 2, the Nazi govt. put out what they called propaganda. Each week a Wochenshau was released to the cinema houses which depicted the German military in action. These newsreels were released worldwide, even in the last days of the war (’44), they were shown in over 2,500 foreign theaters. The Nazis were going to show a scary Stuka divebomber or tiger tank rather than a column of horse-drawn artillery (w/ half lame sick horses). In America, Frank Capra created a series of films, “Why we fight” for Americans. The films were to scare the Americans to war, so he used the scariest parts of German propaganda combat footage from Wochenshau. Even the American military bought the view that the German army was a “mechanized juggernaut”. Patton & other generals in 1944, told the press they knew the Germans were on their last legs because they had had to give up their mechanized juggernaut for horses! FALSE. When Germany invaded Russia, they had 35 mechanized divisions (poorly outfitted at that) and 113 that used horses for mobility. The Nazi army was from the beginning outfitted more like a Napoleonic army than a modern army. When Spain sent a powerful division of volunteers to the Russian front (called the “Blue division”), because they had watched the propaganda films they expected to be outfitted with modern equipment. The Germans gave them two civilian cars to pull their artillery, & they felt cheated, not realizing the German army itself was not well equipped. The simple fact that the German army was in general not mechanized (& got increasingly so) was enough of a handicap to cause them to fail in Russia with its vast distances. You rarely hear anyone mention that Hitler failed in Russia because most of his army moved by horsepower, and they could not exploit the vast distances the German army needed to cover. And yes the horses were an advantage in winter because they could be slaughtered when supplies failed to reach the front lines—but think about it, the army had just eaten their mobility!
HISTORY LESSONS ASIDE…BACK TO EXPLORING. Once outside one sees why the state tree of Kansas is telephone poles, and the state bird of Alaska is mosquitoes. Why do many houses have their doors facing eastward (or westward) with a sun rising above the door? (Masonic influence in house décor.) Why are the walls from buildings from approx. 1900-1920 apple-green in color…you can still find traces of the apple-green in old houses? (Experts back then advised people that apple green would make a person calmer.) And why are certain colors being chosen today? And why do we see certain colors in nature? There is a lot to notice & ponder. The patterns of light & color from a newly mown lawn which vary from one angle to another is just one sample of something to notice. Why do those contrails go clear across the sky and don’t disappear, while the next plane’s only stretch a short distance behind it? (Because they are chemtrails people!) Why did older federal highways go straight & level, and now have curves & go up & down? (Changes in policy & philosophy.) Pay attention to real life & you learn science naturally. Observe things in detail & you learn history. For instance, near my house are 4 stone pillars with rings. I doubt if 99% of the people even see it, and then if they do, realize it is something from horse & buggy days—hitching posts that got left! Another clue to history—all the Indian names of places around here. And one has heard of arrowheads…but when I found Indian campsites it was not arrow heads that gave the site away—but chips left from making the arrowheads. The ruts from the Santa Fe trail can still be seen in Kansas fields, if you take the time to look. Look around you with casual deliberate awareness! Explore! Let your curiosity see! After your visual scavenger hunt, you may want to research to discover what you were looking at! Why this, why that? Everywhere you go you will notice fences—to restrict us from seeing & going. The pioneers would say “don’t fence me in”. The contrast between the old unfenced culture and the new fenced culture…hmmm. Perhaps we notice, perhaps we don’t. People used to relax…they had the freedom to relax like just swing or rock on the front porch. Today, the Matrix wants our attention. Why? What are we missing???
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