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Glyphs of the Zodiac

By Dennis Klocek / February 7, 2011 / Comments Off on Glyphs of the Zodiac

The constellations of the zodiac are traditionally rendered in pictographs called glyphs. In the ancient world the glyphs were carved into stone and the priests would run their fingers along the groove to enter into a trance state. In the trance they could tell the future and were able to tell the peasants when to…

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A Periphery / Center Exercise

By Dennis Klocek / January 3, 2011 / Comments Off on A Periphery / Center Exercise

This exercise can help to develop a sense of the continuity of consciousness across the threshold to the next world. It begins with the inner imagination that we are in our bodies looking out at a starry sky. We imagine that our soul is expanding outwards towards the stars. It is expanding in a circle.…

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The Power of Belief – Some thoughts for the New Year

By Dennis Klocek / January 3, 2011 / Comments Off on The Power of Belief – Some thoughts for the New Year

That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming. ~Emerson Human beings have a fundamental need to believe in something.  Beliefs are generally divided into two categories, immanent and transcendent. These…

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Jonah and the Whale: An encrypted Alchemical Meditation

By Dennis Klocek / December 2, 2010 / Comments Off on Jonah and the Whale: An encrypted Alchemical Meditation

One of the keys to thinking about legends and myths is paying attention to the sequence in which things happen. The sequence of events is most revealing to the level of consciousness called by Carl Jung “symbolic” and by Rudolf Steiner “Imagination.”  To an alchemist the imaginative or imaginal thinking is a way of understanding…

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Storm of the Centry 1979

By Dennis Klocek / September 3, 2010 / Comments Off on Storm of the Centry 1979

The atmosphere is a river of air flowing above our heads in ceaseless meandering currents and eddies. The patient observer can come to recognize what are known as singularities in the deceptively chaotic flow of this great river of air. A singularity is a pattern that repeats itself in subtle but recognizable sequences. Most often…

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Interview with Dennis Klocek on Climate Study for Das Goetheanum

By Dennis Klocek / September 3, 2010 / Comments Off on Interview with Dennis Klocek on Climate Study for Das Goetheanum

This interview by Alexander Rist for the European magazine Das Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland happened just after Hurricane Katrina when there was a renewed interest in climate study. Alexander Rist: When did you start to pay attention to weather phenomena? What was triggering the decision to start your research in this area, what was your…

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The Heart of Clay

By Dennis Klocek / August 16, 2010 / Comments Off on The Heart of Clay

It has been said that by working the soil it is possible to do in a few years what would take nature thousands of years to accomplish. Intensive soil cultivation and the addition of proper soil amendments can aggregate sandy soil to give it more crumb or open heavy lime marls to give them more…

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Stone Antennae: Analogs of electrostatic capacitance antennae

By Dennis Klocek / August 9, 2010 / Comments Off on Stone Antennae: Analogs of electrostatic capacitance antennae

The use of stone towers in the ancient world went beyond the militaristic function of turrets on castles. In many cultures the stone tower was a kind of induction antenna for cosmic forces. Cosmic forces from the stars were generally held to be the source of fertility in the land. Towers or even upright stones…

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Silica and Clay Polarity

By Dennis Klocek / August 8, 2010 / Comments Off on Silica and Clay Polarity

Silica is the light pole in the minerals. It is a kind of flowering process in the mineral realm since silica in plant growth enhances the refined properties that light brings to plants. Photosynthesis requires light for its action. The light interacts with the flavonoids (phenols and tannins) and anthocyanins (blue and red pigments that…

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Amethyst Spray

By Dennis Klocek / August 5, 2010 / Comments Off on Amethyst Spray

In the summer of 1993 an experiment was undertaken to see if the potentization of the gem amethyst would have an effect upon plant growth in the climatic niche of the central valley of California. The goal was to see if a variation of the 501 spray could be made which would provide a more…

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