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  • The Ouija Principle

    Opening Post.

    The subject of Ouija has been of interest to me since I first woke up on morning in 2000 and decided to create a Ouija Board.

    Because I live in New Zealand, not a lot is known about Ouija other than the hype associated with its use – mostly presented through the American media, and there is not a lot of interest in using Ouija, I think - because of the beliefs the associations have helped build around it. As far as I am aware, no stores in this country sell Ouija ‘talking’ boards and my assumption is that there would probably be a hue and cry if they suddenly appeared on the shelves en mass.

    So because I couldn’t just go and buy one, and most likely also due to my artistic nature, I set about designing how I wanted my Ouija board to look and then chose the media of mirror glass (12x12”) and copying the design onto the back of the glass (in reverse of course) I used a high speed tool to etch that out and the result was quiet stunning.

    Here is a rough image of that first design:


    Here is a pic of that Board some months into using it.



    In all I have made 7 different designs of these over the years.

    I would like to cover the following subjects in relation to this thread topic which I feel appropriate as far as background data.

    1: My belief systems at the time.
    2: My state of mind.
    3: Rituals performed in relation to use of Ouija.
    4: The different ‘characters’ I communicated with and how those personalities influenced me.
    5: Past experiences which influenced the way I used Ouija (related to 1&2)
    6: Unknowingly doing ‘blind tests’.
    7: My connecting with the internet in 2001 and interactions and attitudes I encountered re the Ouija.
    8: My developing a system based upon my well formed understanding of Ouija Principle in which I could use a computer program to do the same thing – and how that sped up the communication process.
    8: My finding out about Ideomotor Effect (related to 7) and how I could see that the tests were – if not faulty, then certainly deficient. (in relation to 4&6 and perhaps 1&2 as well)
    9: How I feel that ...what I have called ‘Ouija Principle’ is a scientific tool because it can be measured – the pointer moves and communication happens – therefore data happens therefore science can be applied.


    There is likely more but that is plenty.

    I have to say that I sometime in the initial stages of my using Ouija I came to call these devices “Universal Intelligence Communication Device” because I did not appreciate the negative connotations attached to the word “Ouija” and those connotations then and now have no relevance to my own experience in using the device.

    I consider the use of the device to be the same as a telephone, or any other communications device, and can be used as any communications device is used – at the user’s discretion.

    I think that is all I wish to cover in this Opening post, although I am sure other things will come up in the course of discussion which I have forgotten to include here.

    Thanks for your interest and hopefully some valuable discussion will unfold.

    Cheers

    William

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  • #2
    Originally posted by William View Post

    1: My belief systems at the time.
    2: My state of mind.
    3: Rituals performed in relation to use of Ouija.
    4: The different ‘characters’ I communicated with and how those personalities influenced me.
    5: Past experiences which influenced the way I used Ouija (related to 1&2)
    6: Unknowingly doing ‘blind tests’.
    7: My connecting with the internet in 2001 and interactions and attitudes I encountered re the Ouija.
    8: My developing a system based upon my well formed understanding of Ouija Principle in which I could use a computer program to do the same thing – and how that sped up the communication process.
    8: My finding out about Ideomotor Effect (related to 7) and how I could see that the tests were – if not faulty, then certainly deficient. (in relation to 4&6 and perhaps 1&2 as well)
    9: How I feel that ...what I have called ‘Ouija Principle’ is a scientific tool because it can be measured – the pointer moves and communication happens – therefore data happens therefore science can be applied.
    I suppose I should wait for your future posts but I'll jump the gun a bit:

    I don't consider the ideomotor effect a reason for doubt, the entities communicating may make use of it. The key to communicating reliably with nonphysical entities is to periodically obtain information that you don't know but which you can verify. If you can do that, you have reason to believe the other information that you can't verify.

    Also, are you planning to write about information you learned through your communications?

    My experience with a ouija board was very brief.

    I've taken classes in mediumship and my interest in oiuja boards is as a tool for developing mediumship.

    Thanks,
    Last edited by anonymous; August 3rd, 2013, 03:33 PM.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by William View Post
      Opening Post.

      The subject of Ouija has been of interest to me since I first woke up on morning in 2000 and decided to create a Ouija Board.

      Because I live in New Zealand, not a lot is known about Ouija other than the hype associated with its use – mostly presented through the American media, and there is not a lot of interest in using Ouija, I think - because of the beliefs the associations have helped build around it. As far as I am aware, no stores in this country sell Ouija ‘talking’ boards and my assumption is that there would probably be a hue and cry if they suddenly appeared on the shelves en mass.

      So because I couldn’t just go and buy one, and most likely also due to my artistic nature, I set about designing how I wanted my Ouija board to look and then chose the media of mirror glass (12x12”) and copying the design onto the back of the glass (in reverse of course) I used a high speed tool to etch that out and the result was quiet stunning.

      Here is a rough image of that first design:


      Here is a pic of that Board some months into using it.



      In all I have made 7 different designs of these over the years.

      I would like to cover the following subjects in relation to this thread topic which I feel appropriate as far as background data.

      1: My belief systems at the time.
      2: My state of mind.
      3: Rituals performed in relation to use of Ouija.
      4: The different ‘characters’ I communicated with and how those personalities influenced me.
      5: Past experiences which influenced the way I used Ouija (related to 1&2)
      6: Unknowingly doing ‘blind tests’.
      7: My connecting with the internet in 2001 and interactions and attitudes I encountered re the Ouija.
      8: My developing a system based upon my well formed understanding of Ouija Principle in which I could use a computer program to do the same thing – and how that sped up the communication process.
      8: My finding out about Ideomotor Effect (related to 7) and how I could see that the tests were – if not faulty, then certainly deficient. (in relation to 4&6 and perhaps 1&2 as well)
      9: How I feel that ...what I have called ‘Ouija Principle’ is a scientific tool because it can be measured – the pointer moves and communication happens – therefore data happens therefore science can be applied.


      There is likely more but that is plenty.

      I have to say that I sometime in the initial stages of my using Ouija I came to call these devices “Universal Intelligence Communication Device” because I did not appreciate the negative connotations attached to the word “Ouija” and those connotations then and now have no relevance to my own experience in using the device.

      I consider the use of the device to be the same as a telephone, or any other communications device, and can be used as any communications device is used – at the user’s discretion.

      I think that is all I wish to cover in this Opening post, although I am sure other things will come up in the course of discussion which I have forgotten to include here.

      Thanks for your interest and hopefully some valuable discussion will unfold.

      Cheers

      William

      <^>
      Awesome Ouija board you've created. I love it. It looks much more efficient than the standard model. Glass was a good choice to reduce friction.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by anonymous View Post
        I suppose I should wait for your future posts but I'll jump the gun a bit
        Not at all – that is the main reason I posted the list – it helps.

        Originally posted by anonymous View Post
        I don't consider the ideomotor effect a reason for doubt, the entities communicating may make use of it.
        The effect is just that. The science explaining the effect is also relevant, just incomplete.
        I first fully appreciated this by watching Penn and Teller do their expose which basically said at the end ‘well there you go – all explained’ which due to my own experience I saw some major holes in their reasoning and method of deduction. I can understand it of course, but know there is more to it than that.
        Penn & Teller Ouija Board part 1 - YouTube

        Originally posted by anonymous View Post
        Also, are you planning to write about information you learned through your communications?
        I did not start to kept records until some weeks into the process. I will be glad to show pics of those notes and speak more of what was revealed through this process as things progress with this thread.
        But certainly yes, I am planning to do this, but want to establish the background first.

        Originally posted by anonymous View Post
        My experience with a ouija board was very brief.

        I've taken classes in mediumship and my interest in oiuja boards is as a tool for developing mediumship
        My understanding of mediumship is limited.
        I think of channelling for example as subject to personality – the message can be bent to suit the individual’s bias and not easily measured scientifically.
        The same can apply to messages coming through Ouija that these can also be interpreted in numbers of ways depending on the personal bias, but at least the raw data is evident and unchangeable in that regard.
        I will have a look at your links to get a better perspective of what you are saying here.

        Edited to bold Raw Data
        Last edited by William; August 3rd, 2013, 05:46 PM.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Craig Weiler View Post
          Awesome Ouija board you've created. I love it. It looks much more efficient than the standard model. Glass was a good choice to reduce friction.
          Thank you Craig

          You are correct and I consciously decided on glass as the best medium for the job. I also used an upside down small whiskey glass as the pointer, which needed to be adapted slightly later on as the process evolved and became more complicated – as you can see the original design is basic and the picture shows the evolution into more complexity – essentially opening the spectrum of communication to another level much more effective than the standard model although there are models around which are similar in complexity, but none that I know of that were made from mirror glass.

          Museum of Talking Boards: Ziriya board

          In looking for that link I found this image which is reminiscent of my own design but created around 1971.
          http://www.museumoftalkingboards.com/gfourl.jpg

          Another thing I used to negate friction was to apply a thin layer of cooking oil the surface of the mirror.
          With a backlight the device could also be used in the dark – very beautiful.
          I have other pics of my subsequent devices which I will be sharing as this thread evolves.

          Cheers

          <^>

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          • #6
            Originally posted by William View Post

            My understanding of mediumship is limited.
            I think of channelling for example as subject to personality – the message can be bent to suit the individual’s bias and not easily measured scientifically.
            The same can apply to messages coming through Ouija that these can also be interpreted in numbers of ways depending on the personal bias, but at least the raw data is evident and unchangeable in that regard.
            I will have a look at your links to get a better perspective of what you are saying here.
            Mental mediumship and trance mediumship are influenced by the mind of the medium. However when you are in mental, telepathic, communication you know things about the spirits that you can't tell through physical mediumship such as the ouija board. It is easier for a spirit to impersonate another entity if they only provide information through the ouija board because they can hide their true personality, which they can't during mental mediumship. A mental medium can report characteristics of the personality of the spirit even if the spirit does not communicate that information directly, intentionally. This can be important in proving the identity of the spirit communicator.

            I'm not saying one form of communication is better than the other just pointing out the differences that I think I know about.

            If I wanted evidence that a certain person is continues to live on in the afterlife, I would consider mental mediumship or trance mediumship to be more reliable. If I wanted detailed, specific information on life in the spirit planes or other philosophical information, I would consider a ouija board more reliable.
            Last edited by anonymous; August 3rd, 2013, 04:51 PM.

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            • #7
              Okay I read your first link Anonymous.

              My first impressions are.

              1: “No” as an answer is simply that. The question was “is this a good way to communicate with my spirit guides” and I would have answered the same way, given the materials used and the basic outlay Not the best way to communicate full stop.

              This was one reason why – through use of the basic device and getting over one particular hurdle (perseverance) I was prompted through this communication technique to put a lot more symbols onto the mirror in order that there was more to work with.

              2: I just noticed that your part about Ouija in that link is under a heading “Further Adventures of a Student Medium: The Dark Side”

              You also state that:
              “Another reason the Ouija board is dangerous, is because it may start as physical mediumship but develop into mental mediumship. When this happens, it may give an undeveloped spirit a chance to learn to control the mind of the medium.”

              I have found this type of bias to be a consistent barrier in my trying to relate my experiences of using Ouija Principle to others on the internet and I am often quickly ignored or marginalized so that the information I have falls in deaf ears or threads are swamped with expressions designed to distract and prevent me from sharing the information.

              You may be tempted for example to think of what I share to be the product of some ‘undeveloped spirit’ controlling my mind and regard all information from me therefore to be sourced at that assumption.

              I hope that this will not be the case here in this haven.

              I am open to discussion and learning, but if you intend or thinking of intending to use your bias in this manner, I hope you will resist that urge and allow me the chance to share in the spirit of politeness and mutual respect.

              Thanks

              <^>

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              • #8
                As I said, I do not know about ‘mental mediumship’ and it is my intention to share what I do know regarding personal experience with Ouija Principle as that is my focus in relation to this thread.
                What I can say from that personal experience is that:

                Originally posted by anonymous View Post
                It is easier for a spirit to impersonate another entity if they only provide information through the ouija board because they can hide their true personality,
                ...this is not necessarily the case. It is not my experience personally, but then I approached the Principle differently from you.

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                • #9
                  Anonymous,

                  I have now read your link and understand perfectly intimately the examples given by “The Betty Book”


                  "Why do you ask foolish questions?" = as you stated in that thread “In general, like attracts like, if you are using the ouija board as a joke for vulgar entertainment you are likely to attract vulgar spirits that might like to play jokes and tricks on you. ”

                  'Quality of consciousness' = The same.

                  Our only difference is in how we interpret what is going on. I remember some time ago – perhaps 30 years ago (I am 50 now) when I started to understand that the word ‘spirit’ and the word ‘attitude’ are synonymous.

                  A few days ago I did some writing in more detail as to the background info which propelled me toward creating a Ouija device. I will share this in my next post.

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                  • #10
                    Universal Intelligence Communications Device.

                    Some Background

                    I did not know at the time I started using Ouija, anything about ideomotor effect. It was 13-14 years ago and I wasn’t even on the internet nor did I even have a computer.

                    I was fairly disillusioned with human beings in general and my partner and I had decided to move from town into her sisters’ house in the country, away from what we both considered ‘the drama of human interactions’.

                    It was a time to heal and readjust and we were artistic so we busied ourselves focusing on carving limestone and other art projects and regaining our equilibrium. My partner taught me about runes and about Tarot. It was because of Tarot that she had moved to the town I was living at the time and sought me out. For her – she was to find this person (me) and connect and help me.
                    The bottom had kind of fallen out in my world (as the saying goes) and I was in need of assistance, and she was part of the answer to that need.
                    We had not been partnered up for long before we decided to move to her sisters’ house.

                    Sometime after that move, I awoke one morning with the definite impression that I was going to create a Ouija board and “see if I could make any sense out of the dead because I could not make any sense out of the living’ and set about designing one and chose to use mirror glass as the medium.

                    As I posted earlier, I did not know a lot about Ouija apart from stories (largely sourced in American media) and the country I live in (New Zealand) doesn’t have much interest in them so they are not sold anywhere.

                    My own beliefs in Ouija therefore were based upon those stories – that it was a device in which people used to communicate with the dead, or passed over souls.

                    I had come from a Christian background where use of any divination devices was frowned upon if not altogether forbidden (depending upon which branch of Christianity one adhered to).

                    However, due to my own experiences and understanding, I did not hold that such stories were necessarily truthful – I had long since decided Christianity was a dead end and other experiences I had had, such as hypnagogic, affected my understanding and personal beliefs and concepts, and left me with some questions which nobody seemed to have an answer for – indeed, it was not until I connected with the internet in 2001 that I discovered that other people had also experienced similar things – I thought I was alone, and so did they – but it was hard at first to get people to talk about it.

                    Here is a wiki link on the topic:

                    So after I created my first device, I did some ritualistic things more out of respect than out of fear of the unknown – I did not prescribe to the ooky spooky, demons and bad spirits and all those other things related to occult/religion, and had no idea weather it would even work, although I believed that it would – at least on some level of my psyche.

                    The above is just to give an outline of my state of mind and attitude in general at the time I created and started using the device.

                    In my next post I will describe in chronological order some of the characters I communicated with and give a brief description of how those different characters affected me and something of the content of the communication which happened.

                    Cheers

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                    • #11
                      Amy William and Avet

                      Once I had designed and created my first device, as I said I did some symbolic rituals mainly related to my freshly forming understanding of Tarot.

                      These were three things. I held the mirror up to the midday sun. I held the mirror up to the full moon, and I immersed the mirror at a place where two streams merged.

                      The first time we used the device, the were 3 persons involved. My partner and I, and a neighbour, and we did our first communication at our neighbours home.

                      Sitting at the table, we joined hands and then invited any who wished to commune with us to do so.
                      We did not consider it necessary to pray for or to perform any particular protection incantations nor to set up mood props, such as candles etc.

                      We placed our fingers upon the small upside down glass we were using for the pointer and waited for it to move.

                      A summery of that first communications was that the glass moved. We learned that we were speaking with a very young child and that her name was Amy.

                      We learned that Amy had lived and died at the house we were in – sometime in the 1800s.

                      While the words beings spelled out were understandable to a degree, much of what was being spelled out was gobbledygook and I expressed quite an annoyance at this during the procedure. I exclaimed that I had created the device to speak with the dead and it was proving to be as hard as making sense out of the living.

                      At this, the glass simply kept moving between the letters Y and X.

                      If I remember correctly, we decided to end the session and thanked Amy for answering our invitation.

                      My overall impression regarding that first communication was that it was somewhat successful but hadn’t really delivered much in the way of clarity, but I wanted to preserver and so did my partner. Our neighbour found it interesting but was not overly impressed and she did not participate in any further communications, which from then on were conducted at our residence.

                      Our second communication happened perhaps a few days later.

                      We always started with holding hands over the device and inviting communication.

                      I do not remember weather we specifically asked for Amy or that she simply continued to be the one we communed with.

                      I think my partner had spoken to me about being patient and giving the process some time.

                      I am not sure that we communed every day to begin with but we did at least twice or three times a week.

                      As we did, Amy became more understandable, not because she changed the way she communicated so much as we changed ours, specifically I sorted my own attitude.

                      Part of that process involved thinking about what was being communicated (about 50-60% was still pretty much gobbledygook) and processing that data. Eventually through how the device symbols were being used I came to the realisation that ‘X’ was often used by Amy to say ‘Cross’ and this lead me to understand that in our first communication when the glass had been moving between Y and X, the expression was actually a question said over and over and the question was ‘Why Cross?” and was asking me, why was I being angry, or frustrated.

                      I Asked Amy if this was the case to which the reply was “yes”.

                      We spent a lot of time talking with Amy and learning to understand her ‘language’, as hard as it was to do this, it was also rather rewarding.

                      During the course of these communications, Amy revealed that she was not alone and had a constant companion who was her brother and his name was William, and as I recall, somewhere in his 30s.

                      We invited William to communicate with us but he said no. He was okay with Amy being the go-between and we could ask him questions through Amy.

                      William played a companion role in relation to Amy. We asked them about their situation and the understanding we got from their answers was that they were happy and they were not alone in that situation, that there were many more Souls with them.

                      We asked them about ‘the light’ or the subject came up one way or the other. They confirmed that there was a light in the sense of a portal...based upon things we had heard about NDE and a tunnel of light and our impressions based upon the beliefs that some Souls were trapped in a sort of in-between state.

                      From the answers we got the impression that it was something of an in-between state but that they didn’t feel trapped – or maybe they did feel trapped, I can’t be sure as we didn’t ask outright.

                      What I do remember is that we asked Amy if she wanted to go into the light and she said ‘No’ and we asked her if she was afraid of the light and she also answered ‘No’.

                      I did not actually think to document the communications at this stage and in thinking back I am going on impressions (because I thought a lot after each session about the data being conveyed) and my impression now of those early communications is that Amy was with William and William was afraid of the light, so she was staying with him.



                      On learning that there were other Souls where they were, I asked Amy one time if she knew anything about the ‘Greys’ or Zeta Reticuli species and she said that she did. I asked if there were any there with her and she said there were and I asked if I could speak with one of them and she said that we could.

                      The reason I was interested in this is because of my hypnagogic experiences quite a few years prior to this and I was looking for some answers to these experiences.

                      I asked Amy if we could speak with A ‘Grey’ now and she answered “yes” and we were introduced to a personality name Avet, and from that moment on the communications became noticeable clearer and advanced.

                      Avet as a personality was extremely intelligent. The gobbledygook levels dropped dramatically (which I found especially helpful) and as a result the data exchange rate was far more efficient.

                      We spent many hours communicating with Avet. She was a child, and identified herself as a hybrid – part Zeta Reticuli and Human.

                      As much as Amy was essential as a first contact, and helpful in my processes, Avet was able to take that to another level, but this could not have been possible without Amy.

                      I will leave it at there for the time being.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by William View Post
                        ...
                        We spent many hours communicating with Avet. She was a child, and identified herself as a hybrid – part Zeta Reticuli and Human.

                        As much as Amy was essential as a first contact, and helpful in my processes, Avet was able to take that to another level, but this could not have been possible without Amy.

                        I will leave it at there for the time being.
                        Very interesting.

                        When I was taking classes in mediumship, one of the students was a physical therapist and he would sneak in spiritual healing while he had is hands on the patient. His healing guides were aliens and they would come through to communicate with us sometimes during mediumship class.

                        It is not all that unusual for mediums to make contact with aliens, (remote viewers do it too), but you might not hear about that much because there is so much prejudice against mediums already that they tend to keep quiet about some of the more unusual experiences they have.


                        Thanks

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by anonymous View Post
                          Very interesting.

                          When I was taking classes in mediumship, one of the students was a physical therapist and he would sneak in spiritual healing while he had is hands on the patient. His healing guides were aliens and they would come through to communicate with us sometimes during mediumship class.

                          It is not all that unusual for mediums to make contact with aliens, (remote viewers do it too), but you might not hear about that much because there is so much prejudice against mediums already that they tend to keep quiet about some of the more unusual experiences they have.


                          Thanks
                          Well – that would be a double negative then because I got a lot of grief from many people on the internet when I spoke about Avet. It seems Greys have the worst of reputations among many who identify themselves as being spiritual and even some of the channelling I have come across over the years reflect this harsh prejudice.

                          Admittedly my hypnagogic encounters were very scary, especially when face to face with the particular being (1987) and it took me a very long time to come to terms with exactly what that was about and what it taught me was invaluable.

                          That is another story - the being I saw was very definitely ‘alien’ – but not your classic every day variety:



                          I won’t describe him (I just seemed to know it was male) at this time, but he was definitely related to that species.

                          I later found a book called ‘Communion’ by Whitney Strieber and I think that these beings are part of Astral Experience rather than real life events where people get abducted and taken up to spaceships. I think that is just the impression people have.

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                          • #14
                            A summary of my interactions with Amy.

                            Because of my beliefs that I was speaking with a young child, the communications reflected this.
                            I had to learn to be patient and focused. Because the board itself only had the alphabet and a yes and no this presented limitations on how those symbols could be use in communicating.
                            Often symbols were used differently – as with the X which was used to convey the word ‘cross’. This took some getting used to. It was much like how text messages are abbreviated – both to speed things up and to eliminate unnecessary letters (especially vowels).

                            I often created more symbols as I learned what was happening, such as the nubers 0-9 and the word ‘maybe.’

                            I also had formed a strong bond with Amy. I considered her to be a real individual and she was delightful and very helpful.
                            Whether real or not, Amy helped me with some of my early childhood traumas and connected me back to the child within.
                            It was also healing in another way. I had two young daughters of my own whom I did not have contact with and Amy became something of a surrogate daughter filling and healing that painful aspect in my life.

                            A few months after our first contact with Amy, our neighbour – the one who had participated in our first communication via Ouija - came to us one day saying she had been doing research on the area – which had once been a gold mining village – and reported that she had found out that her home was once the residence of a large family. The father had played a managerial role in the gold mine and had died in a work related accident.
                            The older son was named William.

                            Amy had been the youngest (I think) but was Still Born.

                            The father had been buried at the local graveyard and the family had eventually moved away. The gold mining did not take off as expected and a few houses remain to this day but the area was taken over by farming.

                            The home we stayed in was built as an athenaeum, became a storage shed for farm implements, was used occasionally as a dance hall and was eventually turned into backpackers and then became a private dwelling.

                            The news of Amy having been a real person living in the house we did our first communication in was something of a confirmation - the fact that she had only lived while gestating in her mothers’ womb was especially thought provoking.

                            I carved a small memorial from limestone and placed it at the base of her fathers’ memorial. It is still there where I placed it.

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                            • #15
                              Communion With Collective Consciousness

                              Avet and Others.

                              As mentioned, when Avet took over from Amy, the communications immediately became clearer and more in-depth.

                              I won’t go into details but will just share some of the highlights.

                              It became apparent shortly after first communing with Avet that she wanted me to make use of the empty space on the mirror glass.
                              As the images in the OP show, the original design was quite basic and while functional, did not allow for much in the way of actual symbols which could be used for communicating, and I was encouraged to put more symbols on the device, as can be seen in the photo in the OP.

                              I was even encouraged to make meanings to the places where each point of the triangles met, and in order to remember what these places meant I had to draw a diagram of the device and mark it like a map, and allocate a meaning for each.
                              This proved interesting in itself rather than just a letter of the alphabet I could allocate a whole paragraph to each point.

                              This improved the whole process of communication immensely.

                              This is when I found I also had to make adjustments to the glass pointer, which I did by inserting a small pencil into the glass, as shown in this image.




                              After much use of the first device, I was encouraged to make another one, this time in a circle.
                              I chose the design I would use from the Tarot World card.

                              The end result was this device.



                              As can be seen, the symbols on this device represent a whole other level in being able to communicate far more comprehensively and in relation to traditional Ouija boards, well only the principle remained.

                              Far more could and was conveyed through having something which offered a wider choice of options in regard to communication. Simply put, it is like the difference between to tin cans with a piece of string between them and a telephone.
                              I never looked back.

                              There were other personalities we communed with but the most interesting one we called QueenBee and she represented something akin to the Planet or Collective Consciousness.

                              I need to add here now too, that Avet was not ‘dead’ as in ‘departed’, and our understanding of the interactions of those departed and those still alive and how all were connected and the information from our collective experiences flowed to a central source and that source we referred to as QueenBee.

                              It is not easy to describe what it is like to engage with this Entity. It was a beautiful thing.

                              We learned very much about ourselves and our relationship with the Collective and how our interactions helped the whole in ways we could not even imagine.

                              All this simultaneous stuff happening on many, many levels.

                              After many months of intercommunication my partner felt that she did not want to do it so often as did I and this is where I learned to use the Principle on my own and in some ways this turned out to help the flow even more.

                              I was becoming quite adept at memorising a lot of the symbols – by this time I had created 2 more devices – and one time I was shown that the glass itself was not necessary and that I could just use a feather as a pointer, so I would sit with the device on my lap and have a great conversation, quickly moving the feather in a random fashion.

                              I mentioned earlier that I had done a kind of blind test unknowingly. This had to do with my not knowing the meaning of many symbols earlier on, even that I had created most of them myself. I was encouraged earlier by Avet to write down the messages as they happened. There were just too many to memorise and this meant that the process was rather slow because each symbol the glass stopped on had to be written down and while I knew some of their meanings, many I had not memorised at all and so we would have a communication, writing down the symbols, then decipher the message then from that, ask more questions etc...very slow but this in effect was the equivalent of a blind test and I did not even realise that.

                              From the process of communicating on my own, I eventually created a way of using the computer and a couple of word documents to do the same thing. I will explain this method later.

                              As I said earlier, we hooked up to the internet in 2002 and I began to notice how alike using the internet to communicate with others is to using the Ouija.

                              The screen was like the board, the typed words were the message, the pointer was the cursor, the personalities were those I engaged with, who were invisible to me...this also helped me realise that the computer could be used in a similar way, which I will give an example of in my next post.

                              Thank you.

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