Next Meditation Monday 25th May
by Dr Samantha Batt – Rawden
The majority of these studies show a significant stress reduction and increases in psychological wellbeing following Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. However there is very little definitive evidence for such a benefit. Although many studies do employ the use of a control group often controls were recruited from the waiting list to receive MBSR. This may bias the results of such studies as these subjects; clearly those interested in MBSR are more likely to believe it has a clinical benefit. Aside from the clear methodological problems associated with a lack of a control group, much of the available literature suffers from further flaws which only serve to limit the generalisability and validity of the reported results. These include: use of unvalidated tools to measure outcomes and failure to control for confounding variables such as concurrent treatment and arbitrary determination of the primary outcome measure as evidence for clinical response.
This literature review highlights the need for large trials and methodologically sound research. Yet there is evidence to suggest the potential promise of mindfulness as an effective intervention for enhancing the psychological and spiritual wellbeing of patients with wide range of medical disorders and psychiatric diagnoses, and for health care professionals. Whilst the biological basis of both medical and psychiatric disease is advancing exponentially, as we understand more about the human brain questions are raised as to the basis of the mind, and the interface between psychiatry, psychology, philosophy and spirituality becomes ever more interesting. This, and its concurrent growing popularity, might suggest there is a role, alongside more traditional treatments, for MBSR in modern medicine.
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Jimmy Savile was part of satanic ring
JIMMY SAVILE beat and raped a 12-year-old girl during a secret satanic ritual in a hospital.
The perverted star wore a hooded robe and mask as he abused the terrifi ed victim in a candle-lit basement.
He also chanted “Hail Satan” in Latin as other paedophile devil worshippers joined in and assaulted the girl at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire. The attack, which happened in 1975, shines a sinister new light on the former DJ’s 54-year reign of terror.
Savile, who died aged 84 in October 2011, is now Britain’s worst sex offender after police revealed he preyed on at least 450 victims aged eight to 47.
The girl kept her torment hidden for nearly 20 years before finally opening up to therapist Valerie Sinason.
Dr Sinason told the Sunday Express she first spoke to the victim in 1992. “She had been a patient at Stoke Mandeville in 1975 when Savile was a regular visitor.
“She recalled being led into a room that was filled with candles on the lowest level of the hospital, somewhere that was not regularly used by staff. Several adults were there, including Jimmy Savile who, like the others, was wearing a robe and a mask.
“She recognised him because of his distinctive voice and the fact that his blond hair was protruding from the side of the mask. He was not the leader but he was seen as important because of his fame.
“She was molested, raped and beaten and heard words that sounded like ‘Ave Satanas’, a Latinised version of ‘Hail Satan’, being chanted. There was no mention of any other child being there and she cannot remember how long the attack lasted but she was left extremely frightened and shaken.”
Savile was a volunteer porter and fundraiser at the hospital between 1965 and 1988 and had his own quarters there.
Five years after the hospital attack, he abused a second victim during another black mass ceremony held at a house in a wealthy London street.
Project MKULTRA, or MK-ULTRA, was the code name for a covert, illegal CIA human research program, run by the Office of Scientific Intelligence. This official U.S. government program began in the early 1950s, continuing at least through the late 1960s, and it used U.S. and Canadian citizens as its test subjects.
The published evidence indicates that Project MKULTRA involved the use of many methodologies to manipulate individual mental states and alter brain functions, including the surreptitious administration of drugs and other chemicals, sensory deprivation, isolation, and verbal and sexual abuse
Project Paperclip: Dark side of the Moon
Sixty years ago the US hired Nazi scientists to lead pioneering projects, such as the race to conquer space. These men provided the US with cutting-edge technology which still leads the way today, but at a cost.
The end of World War II saw an intense scramble for Nazi Germany’s many technological secrets. The Allies vied to plunder as much equipment and expertise as possible from the rubble of the Thousand Year Reich for themselves, while preventing others from doing the same.
What is dissociation?
Your sense of reality and who you are depend on your feelings, thoughts, sensations, perceptions and memories.
If these become ‘disconnected’ from each other, or don’t register in your conscious mind, your sense of identity, your memories, and the way you see yourself and the world around you will change. This is what happens when you dissociate.
It’s as if your mind is not in your body; as if you are looking at yourself from a distance; like looking at a stranger.
Everyone has periods when we feel disconnected. Sometimes this happens naturally and unconsciously. For example, we often drive a familiar route, and arrive with no memory of the journey or of what we were thinking about. Some people even train themselves to use dissociation (i.e. to disconnect) to calm themselves, or for cultural or spiritual reasons. Sometimes we dissociate as a defence mechanism to help us deal with and survive traumatic experiences.
Dissociation can also be a side effect of some drugs, medication and alcohol.
The different types of dissociation
There are five types of dissociation:
This is when you can’t remember incidents or experiences that happened at a particular time, or when you can’t remember important personal information.
A feeling that your body is unreal, changing or dissolving. It also includes out-of-body experiences, such as seeing yourself as if watching a movie.
The world around you seems unreal. You may see objects changing in shape, size or colour, or you may feel that other people are robots.
Feeling uncertain about who you are. You may feel as if there is a struggle within to define yourself.
This is when there is a shift in your role or identity that changes your behaviour in ways that others could notice. For instance, you may be very different at work from when you are at home.
History Of AT
AT in the UK
In the 1940s Dr Wolfgang Luthe became a student of Schultz, studying psychosomatic medicine and Autogenic Therapy. In the late 1940s, Luthe emigrated to Montreal, Canada where he continued to develop Autogenic Therapy as Assistant Professor of Psychophysiology at the University of Montreal. Schultz and Luthe collaborated in writing and collating research into all aspects of Autogenic Therapy. In 1969, a year before Schultz’s death, they published the first three of the six volumes on Autogenic Therapy which now constitute the seminal work on the subject. Since then, several editions of these volumes have been published in nine languages. In 2001 the BAS acquired the copyright of these six volumes which were reprinted in the UK. In 1978 Dr. Malcolm Carruthers and psychotherapist Vera Diamond studied Autogenic Therapy with Dr. Luthe in Montreal and brought the method to Britain. The first Autogenic Training courses were held in Queen Anne Street in London in 1979. Later, Dr Luthe contributed to the therapist training courses of 1982 and 1983, introducing his innovations of the Intentional Off-loading Exercises. In addition, British AT therapists experienced Luthe’s methods in Autogenic Neutralisation and Creativity Mobilisation Technique. The British Association for Autogenic Training and Therapy was founded in 1984, with Luthe’s approval and blessing. This became the British Autogenic Society (BAS) in 1999. The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (formerly the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital) has offered AT to patients suffering a wide variety of illnesses for over 20 years with very positive results. (See AT within the NHS.)
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Another famous paedophile and Satanist in Britain is Lord McAlpine
, the former treasurer of Heath’s Conservative Party, and executive of the McAlpine Construction empire. He also followed the late Jimmy Goldsmith as head of the Referendum Party in Britain which was created to hijack the groups opposing the European Union and lead them to glorious failure. McAlpine, who is heavily involved in a network of Brotherhood secret societies, including the Freemasons, has been publicly named as a paedophile by the investigative magazine,
He was accused of having oral sex with an underage boy in 1965 and was formerly cautioned by Strathclyde Police for sexual offences against a minor. McAlpine was also named by one of the former residents at the Bryn Alyn Children’s Home in North Wales who said he was forced to have oral sex with him. The McAlpine family is one of the Elite bloodlines of Scotland, possibly connecting with the ancient Scottish king, Kenneth McAlpin.
The McAlpine family has a long history of Satanism in its ranks, as does the Scottish Keswick family. Both are part of a web which operates across the world into the Far East and Australia. A close friend of the McAlpines is Willie Whitelaw, a chairman of the Conservative Party. He was also Deputy Prime Minister to Margaret Thatcher, who was ‘minded’ by Whitelaw, the McAlpines, and Sir Geoffrey Howe, during her years as Prime Minister.
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Ted Heath ‘stopped cottaging for gay sex to protect his career’, says Tory MP
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-450412/Ted-Heath-stopped-cottaging-gay-sex-protect-career-says-Tory-MP.html#ixzz3JWj8G9cd
Jimmy Savile: ‘He was the tip of the iceberg’
The wide-ranging investigation into Sir Jimmy Savile’s depraved activities has focused attention once more on claims of a possible paedophile ring and a ‘culture of cover-up’ on Jersey.
October 2012: Several islanders complain they were abused by Jimmy Savile in Jersey. At least one complains he was assaulted by the entertainer at Haut de la Garenne in the 1970s.
Former Jersey police chief says Jimmy Savile was implicated in Haut de la Garenne children’s home scandal and there’s ‘no reason to doubt’ he abused girls there
Lenny Harper’s comments came as the BBC ordered a belated inquiry
Mr Harper said: ‘It fits perfectly the profile of what was going on’
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2214899/Lenny-Harper-Jimmy-Savile-implicated-Haut-la-Garenne-childrens-home-scandal.html#ixzz3JWkjG6NS
Jimmy Savile linked with Haut de la Garenne children’s home scandal
Lenny Harper, former child abuse investigator, says he believes Savile was involved in indecent assault at Jersey institution
‘I have known about Jersey paedophiles for 15 years,’ says award-winning journalist
By EILEEN FAIRWEATHER
Last updated at 11:13 02 March 2008
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-523706/I-known-Jersey-paedophiles-15-years-says-award-winning-journalist.html#ixzz3JWl8Fvlg
Macur Review Statement of Andrea Davison
Sunday, July 14, 2013
This is the Statement of Andrea Davison former Intelligence Agent and Child Abuse whistle-blower who is currently a refugee in South America, where at the age of 62 years she fled following years of persecution by the British Establishment.
Westminster ‘paedophile ring’: now where does the investigation go?
How did Dolphin Square – the Pimlico apartment complex favoured by generations of Establishment figures – become the latest focus for the ever-widening investigation into Westminster child sex abuse claims?
Was this luxury block of flats the scene of sordid child sex parties? Dolphin Square home to 70 MPs is mansion at heart of police probe
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2835236/Was-Westminster-block-flats-scene-sex-parties.html#ixzz3JWmAGeqR
Peter Hayman named as VIP who sexually abused boys at Dolphin Square apartment complex near Parliament
Tory MP ‘murdered’ boy at orgy, abuse victim claims
Scotland Yard is investigating three ‘possible murders’ linked to a Westminster paedophile ring that was allegedly operating in the 1970s and 1980s
Kincora: Time we knew full truth of Belfast’s house of horrors
Kincora: the name became a byword for depraved sex attacks on children in care. Is the scandal that threatened to bring the political establishment here crashing down finally about to give up its secrets 35 years on? Ivan Little reports
Prince Philip, Filthy Secrets, Princess Diana, Jimmy Savile and the 100 Year D-Notice
Pope Benedict ‘complicit in child sex abuse scandals’, say victims’ groups
Thatcher Gov paedophiles
Thatcher’s dad: mayor, preacher, groper
Peter Morrison Paedophile
Chilling day Special Branch swooped to seize ANOTHER dossier on VIP abusers: 16 MPs’ names mentioned in 1984 report on paedophile lobby’s influence in Westminster
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2697947/Chilling-day-Special-Branch-swooped-seize-ANOTHER-dossier-VIP-abusers-16-MPs-names-mentioned-1984-report-paedophile-lobby-s-influence-Westminster.html#ixzz3JWpi3mf9
Simon Danczuk: I was warned not to challenge Leon Brittan over paedophile dossier
Jillings report confirms ‘extensive’ abuse at north Wales children’s homes
Heavily redacted version of 300-page report finally published after 20 years following freedom of information requests
A report into physical and sexual abuse at children’s homes that was suppressed for almost 20 years concluded there was “extensive” mistreatment of young people over a “substantial” number of years.
The Jillings report into residential care units in north Wales, which has finally been released, said the lives of many children had been blighted by the abuse they suffered while living at the homes.
It said the panel that investigated the abuse had considered abandoning its inquiry as it was not sure it had all the material from agencies including police and social services that it needed to see the whole picture.
Yesterday saw a fantastic response to our plea for solidarity, both from the community in Ellesmere Port and beyond.
Peaceful protests were held outside the site from 10am onwards, and a separate group of activists ventured into the town centre for an awareness raising rally in the middle of the afternoon.
After dark, there was a shift change. Protesters walked slowly in front of a van exiting the site to show their opposition and resistance to the fracking industry.
Frack Free Ellesmere Port would like to say a big thank you to everyone who came along, including the Anti-fracking Nanas, and protesters from the Wirral and Liverpool. We’ll be holding a similar event next Saturday (22nd November) so please come along and show your support! Together we stand united.
Click the links below to see a news report about the protest, some pictures of the day and some info on our upcoming…
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A senior Tory MP who has previously voiced strong support for fracking has said he is “very unlikely” to back an application to drill on land in his own constituency.
In what is being seen as a test case for fracking in national parks, Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, has made it clear he is likely to oppose plans to drill in Fernhurst, a village in the South Downs National Park in West Sussex.
Celtique Energy submitted a draft application to drill on land in the area on Thursday. While a formal application is expected early next month, according to The Times.
Is reincarnation what happens to us when we die? Could this story being showing us the possibility of carrying memory and emotional attachments from one life to the next?
The story is about a little boy who vividly remembers a previous incarnation of being a soldier in World War II and how he had died. From the information provided, it is difficult to say how else the boy would have known the information he shares without actually having remembered it.
Interestingly, the boy also talks about how he remembers choosing the family that he incarnated with in his current lifetime, something that is a common claim amongst people who have had near death experiences and who have been regressed in the stages after death.
All in all this only shares a piece of anecdotal evidence to suggest reincarnation is what happens when we die. Of course, scientifically no one can…
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