Reclaiming Spiritual Symbols

An important and enlightening article, by Angela Priitchard, published in Waking Times:

Reclaiming the Spiritual Symbols that Have Been Hijacked and Used Against Us

It’s true that many esoteric symbols have been hijacked for dark and manipulative purposes. One outcome of this is that many “truthers,” conspiracy theorists and others have concluded that these symbols are intrinsically dark.

Symbols such as the cross, swastika, all-seeing eye, pentagram and many others have many meanings and uses -both positive and negative. To simply categorize a symbol as negative (or even as positive) is misleading and simplistic.

David Icke, for example, who I think makes some very good points in some of his teachings, tends to go overboard at identifying “Illuminati” symbols such as the Goddess -which, it is often pointed out, is portrayed in The Statue of Liberty, the Starbucks logo and countless other places. Even the sun itself can be considered an Illuminati symbol, as many conspiracy sites are quick to point out.

A more intelligent way to see this is that symbols have a certain power. So it’s natural that anyone seeking power -for whatever purpose- would try to make use of them. To equate the symbol with the intentions of any particular group who uses them, however, is a serious mistake. It would be akin to reading a book full of hatred and propaganda and concluding “books and words are the tools of the dark forces. We must never use words!”

The major drawback to this approach is that it means relinquishing all of these symbols and allowing them to be used for dark and manipulative purposes. Wouldn’t it be better to reclaim them and use them for our own positive and liberating purposes?

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2 Responses to Reclaiming Spiritual Symbols

  1. Dom says:

    Larry,

    while I haven’t read the linked article so far, I want to say that I always enjoy reading your posts. Your analyses always make a lot of sense to me, so thank you for your continual contribution.

    I remember reading in a Seth book back in the day that, from his point of view, symbols don’t have any universal meaning. Makes sense to me since we are not born with any symbols. We only learn about them later in life.

  2. LarryC says:

    Hey Dom, Thanks for your comment and glad to see you’re still following my blog. I read a lot of the Seth material myself years ago and found much value in it.

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