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Alexandra David Neel  

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Chapter 7

Gifts of Unknown Things
Lyall Watson 1976

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"Precognition means knowing in advance. It implies that effects sometimes precede their causes in a way that makes nonsense of the logic of science. But perhaps the strangest thing of all about it is that physics does not in fact forbid the transmission of information from the future to the present."
"... The biggest problem we have with precognition is a personal one. We are so used to causality, cause preceding effect, that we accept it as a fact of life and have trouble believing that it is not a law of the universe."
Now scribe continue with page 70 after the suggestions from the two thinkers
So said Aliz Zed whilst entertaining a thought, as to the page number. and coming over all light-headed.
And so the far yonder scribe at the suggestion of the Zed Aliz Zed began at the word 'suggest'page 70.
"...suggest that the hologram principle which has been demonstrated for space also operate in the same way for time. That just as each point in space contains information about the whole of space, so each moment in time holds information about all time. In other words, the present is a product not only of the past but of the future as well.
  If this is true, then significant events disturb the area of space-time in which they occur and make waves which move out in all directions. And as memory of the past seems to be far more common than memory of the future,the waves probably move forward in time." 
Depends whose kaleidoscope you are looking through didn't mutter the scribe.
" There is however a backlash, which is more or less apparent depending on the size of the event and your proximity to it. The "significance" of an event would seem to be assessed by its relationship to individual consciousness. The effect of an event on space-time varies according to the number of individuals touched by it. And any one person's chances of experiencing the event in advance increase if it is dramatic, if it concerns them directly or harmfully, and if it is due to take place nearby and soon."
The philosophers stone said Zed Aliz is found to be, what it be, where'er it be, at just the just point of the upside down of the downside up
Having already written this the scribe didn't write it again. but reached down and didn't pick up a crystal.
Thus writ the scribe

Alexandra David Neel  1931

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Chapter 7

"As for the method which mystics call the 'Short Path,' the Direct Path,'2 it is considered as most hazardous."









Gifts of Unknown Things
Lyall Watson 1976



" predictions of death and disaster fit this model well, but it is possible that we all have quite frequent and completely overlooked experiences of precognition.
   Visualize yourself moving along the time axis of a space time pond at a slow and regular speed. An event takes place somewhere ahead of you, producing waves on the pond, The closer you get to the event, the more likely you are to feel the waves and pick up information about it. The waves travel at the speed of light and pass much too fast to make sense, but imagine that they interact on the way with the waves you yourself are making. The result will be an interference pattern that moves more slowly and gives you time to perceive the event in advance, but it is  

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not actually happening in front of your eyes, so you decide that it must be a memory. You experience it in your mind, the waves pass by and when the stimulus stops you subjectively forget it.
Then you reach the point where the waves originate. The events take place. You recognize it and think, This feels familiar; it has all happened before. It has. That is déjà vu
- a phenomenon that happens to almost everyone often several times a day
  Everybody experiences the precursor waves. All that it takes to become a prophet is the ability to keep the information they contain in your conscious mind after the advance pattern has passed you by.
     This may be easier for some people than others. I believe that the sensitivity which makes it possible for some individ-uals to detect high frequency electromagnetic signals coming from a distance in space will also help them to pick up in-formation  
Coming from a distance in time. Those who hear in colour are more likely to see into the future. But it is worth remembering that each of us is a fragment of the space-time hologram. We all have access to the necessary equipment and can probably learn to use it.
    Perhaps it is necessary only to admit the possibility of functioning in this way. More and more it becomes apparent that we can make whatever we will of reality. New and en-larged concept of how things are, make it possible for us to interact with them in new and exciting ways."

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"...Modern physics has a problem. In Newton's time, concern was directed largely at measuring things, because he believed, as many people still do today, that everything was knowable and it was just a matter of clear thinking and lots of hard work. It was felt that the collection of information was vital and that when enough was available, the rest could be cal-culated or inferred. So classical physics for two centuries con-cerned itself almost entirely with the motion of bodies and the force of fields.
Then Heisenberg showed it was impossible to determine exactly the position and momentum of any body at a single instant in time. This discovery in itself would have been of  

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only academic importance if it had not also shown that changes were necessary in some of the most basic equations of physics. The changes were made, and they resulted in the development of quantum mechanics, and this has begun to bring about a major philosophical revolution.
      Physics is concerned with systems. As an example, let's choose a system made up of a number of moving particles that happen to look like the letters of the alphabet. The old physics had its classical equations of motion which were supposed to be able to calculate the complete state of such a system. Let's say that what they had in mind was an arrange-ment something like this page of this book. A pattern in code which would need deciphering but which could be used, they thought, like the Rosetta stone, to understand the language and to predict the form of all future states, the pattern on all pages that might precede or follow this one.
   The new physics says fine, but there is a problem There is no such thing as a single state. Each system has an infinite number of possible states, and it exists in all of them si-multaneously. Quantum mechanics recognises not the page but the whole book as a more valid expression of the pattern of a system at any one moment in time. In fact, it goes a lot further than this thin book can, because it needs an infinite number of pages.
    Now, when we try to observe a physical system, when we attempt to make a measurement, we do not find a particle moving at a number of velocities, located in widely different positions. We catch the system in one of its infinite number of states. When we open a book we see only one of the many different pages. With a book lying closed on the table in front of you, all those pages or states already exist, and any page is possible. The probability is not necessarily equal; there  

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is usually a bias built into the binding which makes the book open more easily at a well thumbed page. But with the covers closed the system is open It is a multiple state and enters a single state only when a reader comes along to take a measure-ment or make an observation.
     In the words of quantum mechanics, an observer collapses the system into one of its component states. He is not part of the system, he is not one of the letters that make up the pattern on the pages, and he cannot be included in the equa-tions. But neither can he be left out, because without him there cannot be any particular pattern. Without an observer,there is no description; but no description can be considered complete unless it takes into account the effects of the observer who made it. There is no such thing as an objective experi-ment.
    This is the measurement problem, and it has left much of the physics community in a state of considerable disquiet.
There are inevitably a number of unconvinced Newtonians (like Sumo) who are doing there best to discredit this interpre-tation but so far they have had very little success.The uncer-tainty just wont go away. In fact, it gets more alarming all the time.
    When a system is observed, it collapses into one of its states. But what happens when there is more than one observer ?     Science refuses to accept as valid any experiment made by only one person. The experiment has to be repeatable and produce the same result. So when two scientists in widely seperated laboratories succeed in making the same measure-ment, when they get the book to open at precisely the same page, there must be some factor which at that moment puts them on common ground. They must be linked. This linkage, which provides them both with the same page number, is a  

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1 x 8 x 9 = 72  7 + 2 = 9    1 + 8 + 9 =18 1 + 8 = 9    /  

procedure that we call experimental protocol. It has to be followed precisely or the experiment will "fail" - the book will open elsewhere. It is a very strict procedure with a precise set of rules which require that individuality be held as far as possible in abeyance. It suggests that the scientific approach is a ritual, an incantation, a set of magic words and gestures for producing the desired effect.
    And what if there are two observers stationed at the same vantage point? Assume that the two scientists involved in this work happened to be together in the laboratory when the experiment was completed successfully for the very first time. They were exploring new territory, so there was no established protocol; they were simply following a hunch. They collapsed the system and exposed one of its states. Both made the same observation. They saw the same page. This could happen only if the observation process itself united them in some way, or if one of them saw the state first and imposed his view of it on the other. Both sides in the quantum-mechanical argument support the theory of relativity which says it is not possible to put either of the observers first. So that leaves us with only one possibility. Observers of the same state at any moment in time are coupled. And if there are more than two, they are grouped. And as joint observers are often two far apart to hold hands or make any normal physical contact during the process of observation they must be united by some non-physical factor.  
   There is only one nonphysical entity that is nevertheless real and sufficiently widespread to be held responsible. Our consciousness."

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1 x 9 + 0 = 9   1 + 9 = 10  1 + 0 = 1

" The relation of consciousness to matter may be something like the relation of light to matter. It has been known for centuries that matter influences the motion of light. If objects did not reflect light, we wouldn't be able to see them. And we have long been aware of the principal of reciprocal action - there is no known phenomenon in which one subject influ-ences another without being influenced at the same time.But it was not until 1922 that Compton was able to demon-strate his effect, showing that light itself exerts a pressure and can move and influence matter. Yet in the interim the reality of light was never doubted."
Magnetized by light said Zed Aliz Zed, star gazing the mirror.
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" The reality of consciousness is not in question. And it is obvious that it is affected by the matter of the brain. So the reciprocal action, as suggested by quantum mechanics, is more than likely."
More likely than more likely, like as not  said Zed Aliz. The scribe not missing the opportunity didn't shout snap and  won the game  
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" There is every reason to assume that our consciousness does affect the world around us, and as that world clearly includes the brain matter of other individuals, our  

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interconnectedness at some level of consciousness seems evident.
The Alizzed gave the scribe another hologram, this being an hologram, of an hologram, from the living library edition of Fingerprints Of The Gods. The Zed Aliz Zed told the scribe to make use of it, there and then, right now, if you please.
And so the far yonder scribe did just that, as if  for the first time, even though it was the third time.
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"...Acting on impulse, I climbed into the granite coffer and lay down, face upwards, my feet pointed towards the south and my head to the north."
"...I folded my hands across my chest and gave voice to a sustained low-pitched tone
something I had tried out several times before at other points in the King's Chamber. On these occasions, in the centre of the floor, I had noticed that the walls and ceiling seemed to collect the sound, to gather and to amplify it and project it back at me so that I could sense the returning vibrations through my feet and scalp and skin.
     Now in the sarcophagus I was aware of very much the same effect, although seemingly amplified and concentrated many times over. It was like being in the sound-box of some giant, resonant musical instrument designed to emit for ever just one reverberating note. The sound was intense and quite disturbing. I imagined it rising out of the coffer and bouncing off the red
granite walls and ceiling of the King's Chamber, shooting up through the northern and southern 'ventilation' shafts and spreading across the Giza plateau like a sonic
mushroom cloud.
    With this ambitious vision in my mind, and with the sound of my low-pitched note echoing in my ears and causing the sarcophagus to vibrate around me, I closed my eyes." )

At this very moment in the moment that ever is, the Zed Aliz Zed entered into the land of Nod



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"The noblest work of God is Man", and The proper study of mankind is Man"

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The splendour of Egypt was not a mere mushroom growth lasting but a few hundred years. Where Greece and Rome can count their supremacy by the century Egypt counts hers by the millennium, and the remains of that splendour can even now
eclipse the remains of any other country in the world. According to the Greeks there were Seven Wonders of the World; these were the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, the Tomb of Mausolus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Of all these great and splendid works, what remains to the present day ? Babylon and its gardens are a heap of rubble, as ruined as a bombed city; the statue of Zeus was destroyed long ago; the Temple of Diana is utterly demolished, leaving only a few foundations; fragments of the Mauso-leum are preserved in museums where they are a source of interest to experts only; the Colossos of Rhodes survives only in legend, so completely has it disappeared; the lighthouse of Alexandria has perished almost without trace. Of the Seven Wonders the Pyramids of Egypt alone remain almost intact, they still tower above the desert sands, dominating the scene, defying the destroying hand of Time and the still more destructve hand of Man. They line the western shore of the Nile for more than a hundred miles, and are the most stupendous and impressive as they are the most ancient of all the great buildings in the world.
      The temples of Egypt still stand as a witness to that firm belief in God which can be traced back to the most primitive inhabitants of the  

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Nile valley. At Luxor the worship of the Almighty Creator has con-tinued without a break for thirty-five centuries on the same spot. The name by which the Deity was known has changed with the passing of time; but whether known as Amon, Christ, or Allah, the feeling that prompts the worship of God is unchanged and the place is as sacred now as it was fifteen hundred years before Christ.
      Though the outward aspects of human life may alter with the passage of the centuries, the essentials remain the same. It is only the outward life that varies, for the human being still requires food and shelter for his material needs, Though the outward aspects of human life may alter with the passage of the centuries, the essentials remain the same. It is only the outward life that varies, for the human being still requires food and shelter for his material needs affection and beliefs for his spiri-tual cravings. The family is still the unit, the mating of the sexes still continues and children are brought into the world, life and death still walk hand-in-hand, the changes and chances of this mortal life are still as uncertain as ever they were. And
"while the earth remains, seed-time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease".

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"...In those elements of the mind and spirit which constitute civilisa-tion the Egyptians were in advance of there contemporaries. Their ethical standards were high; and though like all other nations on the face of the earth they did not always attain to the standard set, at least their actions showed that they lived up to their ideal more consistently than their neighbours and contemporaries, and even those peoples who came after them whom one would therefore expect to be more civilised."  
"...In certain aspects of knowledge the Egyptians surpassed most of the nations of ancient times. They were famous for their medical knowledge, for their skill in divination and the interpretation of dreams by which they could declare the will of God;"
"...they were "the first who introduced the names of the twelve gods, and the Greeks borrowed their names from them; they were the first to assign altars, images, and temples to the gods, and to carve the figures of animals on stone"* They were the first to under-take large engineering works, and the first to to erect large buildings in stone. In almost every aspect of human life Egypt is found to have made the earliest advance towards civilization and to have reached a high standard in that subject. The wisdom of the Egyptians became proverbial both in ancient and modern times.
   Even with our present limited knowledge of the ancient world it can be seen that every country bordering on the Mediterranean owes a debt to Egypt; but as our knowledge increases it will be found that countries farther afield, such as  Russia, Persia, Arabia, and perhaps even India and China, were in contact with the greatest civilisation of the ancient world.
Trade relations were certainly continuous from the earliest times, for foreign goods were among the remains of the prehistoric inhabitants of the Nile valley as well as in every period throughout the whole of the long history of Egypt."
* Herodotus,ii.4.

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"...So much has been written on the Religion of Egypt that the subject has become somewhat stale. So many volumes have been published on the gods, on the burial customs, on mummification, on the beliefs of the Hereafter, on the temple ritual, Sun worship, that the general idea of the ancient  Egyptians is of a people engrossed in religion, spending half their lives in worshipping their very queer gods and the other half in pre-paring for death."
The upside down of the downside up said Zed Aliz The scribe writ, the downside up of the upside down, then writ the upside down of the downside up. Are you on your head or your heels wah scribe said Alizzed

"... Egypt was the Home-land of Science as we know it; it was passed onto the Greeks who recorded it in writing and so gave it to the world. The monu-mental script of the ancient Egyptians was a source of amazement to the Greeks, who saw in it something mystic and awe-inspiring; they named the figures Hieroglyphs, "sacred signs". It is the most decorative script ever invented, even the ornamental Arabic cannot compare with it. Hieratic, which was the running hand, can also be effective, but it was for use and not ornament. It was in hieratic that most of the literature was written.

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A local god who owed his immense celebrity to the trade of his worshippers was Thoth. His name, as written in its earliest form,was Zehuti,+ He of Zehut, showing that in the beginning he had no special name but was a small local godling."
Fancy that said the scribe, fancy that went the echo, fancy  ascribing the term godling to the other man.
" Thoth was essentially the god of learning; he was the Master of the Words of God, i.e. the hiero-glyphs, he was the scribe and messenger of the gods, he was the Measurer of time, the Mathematician and therefore the Magician. All scribes, engineers, astrologers, astronomers, and all whose work lay in applied mathematics and all dealers in magic, were devoteesof Thoth. As the scribes were in all the key positions in Egypt, Thoth looms large in the official religion. He introduces Amon to Queen Aahmes, he assists Horus at the baptism of the Pharaoh, he stands by the scales at the Last Judgement ++ and records on his tablets the result of the weighing of the heart of the dead (pl. xxii) while his sacred animal sits on the upright or the tongue of the balance to ensure the accuracy of the weighing.
    As the Lord of magic and of writing Thoth was credited with having written with his own hand, in forty-two volumes, all the wisdom of the world. Some of these volumes contained all the laws of Egypt, and during the xviii-th dynasty, when the Vizier sat to here cases in the High Court of Justice, these precious rolls were always brought into court to be consulted if any disputed point of law arose. From the words of this divine Scripture there could be no appeal. A Ptolemaic story shows that Thoth also wrote a book of magic.
     As the moon is the natural measurer of time, Thoth is often regarded as the god of the moon, and then wears the horns of the crescent moon on his head. He could be invoked in illness, not because of his knowledge of medicine but on account of his being the god of magic and the supreme author of spells.
     In the theology of the xx-th dynasty, Ptah is regarded as the pure Intellect which is the ultimate origin of all creation; and Thoth is the Tongue, the Word, by whom all creation came into existence. This is an early example of that theory of the Logos, the Word "by   /
+ By the time his worship had moved from his original habitat in the north to Eshmunen in the south, the pronunciation had changed and he was called Tehuti, which the Greeks spelt with the o, presumably pronounced with an aspirated T.
++ When the idea of the weighing of souls was introduced into Christian art the Arch-angel Michael takes the place of Thoth.

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whom all things were made", which had so profound an effect on Christian theology. As the whole learned world of Egypt were initiates and devotees of Thoth, it is not surprising that the Greeks venerated him also. They identified him with Hermes, under the name of Hermes Tris-megistos, and by that name he was honoured by medieval alchemists.


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