What does COVID-19 have to do with the meaning of life? Have we lost critical thinking? And do viruses have a purpose? But first — a rant!

One of the more interesting observations I’ve made regarding the pandemic is that the world is now capable as acting as one entity…


In my previous article How the Stock Market Really Works, I detailed how the order types and trades are all abstractions around buy and sell offers on the order book, and some philosophy around strategies, valuations and what a stock truly is.

Now I venture into the hidden world of…


Government issued currency is always going to be accepted as means of exchange, whereas bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no such secure foundation. Why?

There are two ways to influence someone’s behavior: (1) carrot, or (2) stick. People do something because it benefits them, or because it would be painful…


Money: it’s not a thing.

Money is a symbol of value, it’s a token given in exchange for something that represents the value of the thing you gave. You can then exchange this token for something of equal value that you want. It’s a record of trades, for example: I…


The stock market is the ultimate game. A game so mighty that the points you win are what everyone else works for. How do you win? Predict the future. Not just what happens in future, but what people will think in the future. Not just what people think in the…


It’s been said before: if you change your beliefs, you change your world. The reality that you experience will always correlate with what you believe to be true. So change your belief and you will change your reality.

But it’s not quite right. There’s another way, a better way. A…


Some people have an aura of beauty, grace and charm. Others of power. Some people just ooze sexiness. While others appear sweet and innocent, or tough and mean. All of this is GLAMOUR. The conscious manipulation of the energy you are projecting is called glamour magick. …


If you are depressed without obvious reason, hearing voices, feeling suicidal, always feeling drained, feeling under attack without obvious cause, having random panic attacks, or similar symptoms, I can help you.

Human beings do not get randomly depressed, live in a constant state of fear, or hear voices telling them…


The Tao, meaning way, from Taoism or Daoism (I’m pretty sure the correct pronunciation is in-between the ‘t’ and ‘d’ sound), is the background upon which everything else moves. And yet, the Tao itself moves.

The Tao is the way that things are going. The problem of pinpointing the Tao…


What if you can just choose your reality?

All my life I’ve been looking for the truth. In the beginning I had it, and then I lost it, and eventually I found it again, and then again, and again. So many truths, so many levels. I put them all together…

Alasdair Forsythe

☯ Magician ⚔ Sorcerer ☀ Shaman ☤ Alchemist ♚ Baron of Blackness

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