Crystallized ThinkingwithJames Tunney
February 22, 2023
In this multi-faceted interview he looks at the power of crystals in alchemy and multi-dimensional communication as well as the damaging effects of crystallized mentation.
James Tunney, LLM, is an Irish barrister who has lectured on legal matters throughout the world. He is a poet, artist, scholar, and author of The Mystery of the Trapped Light: Mystical Thoughts in the Dark Age of Scientism plus The Mystical Accord: Sutras to Suit Our Times, Lines for Spiritual Evolution; also Empire of Scientism: The Dispiriting Conspiracy and Inevitable Tyranny of Scientocracy, TechBondAge: Slavery of the Human Spirit, and Human Entrance to Transhumanism: Machine Merger and the End of Humanity. His most recent book is Plantation of the Automatons.
Here he shows that our understanding of plants, implants, plantations, culture, cultivation, inculcate, etc., has both positive and negative implications. He warns of the dangers inherent in treating humans as plants that can be cultivated for purposes of social control. He points out that the system of plantations goes back to ancient times and, typically, [...]
Here he argues that society itself is turning into a giant machine, like an automaton and that individuals are, slowly, becoming integrated into this machine, and thus losing their autonomy. The antidote to this situation is the cultivation of a strong inner, spiritual life. However, societal mechanisms operate in a manner as to suppress the [...]
Here James Tunney expresses both appreciation and pointed criticism of the life and philosophy of Bishop George Berkeley (1865-1753). While he is considered among the top rank of philosophers, he was also a slaveholder (at least briefly) and a supporter of British Imperialism. Tunney notes that Berkeley’s version of metaphysical idealism often engenders a feeling [...]
Here James describes the contributions of the British writer, Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941), to our understanding of mysticism. During her lifetime, she wrote 39 books covering many aspects of the mystical path, including her 1911 classic, titled Mysticism. She also wrote about ancient Greek and Indian mysticism. While she was a student of esoteric, occult, and [...]
In this three-hour conversation, James reviews his background in international law. He shares his interest in the rights of indigenous people and how they conflict with the modern tendencies toward standardization. Tunney’s writings on mysticism (light) versus repressive technology (dark) emerges from the insight that there has been a failure of spiritual evolution. This is [...]
Here describes a 1917 series of events that took place in Fatima, Portugal, involving apparitions of “Our Lady” that appeared to three children – and eventually to a large crowd of tens of thousands of people. Various prophecies have been associated with the Fatima occurrences. Tunney examines the existing records concerning these prophecies and relates [...]
Here he points out that the great science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick, was “more Greek than Geek” – meaning that he paid more attention to ancient mythological and theological traditions than he did to modern technology. He developed a friendship with the late Bishop James Pike, who wrote extensively about mediumistic communications with his [...]
James Tunney describes sixth century Ireland, often considered to be the beginning of the Dark Ages in Europe. It was then that Columba established a monastery on the remote Island of Iona. It became a center of learning and culture that kept Christianity alive in Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire. Columba’s biography [...]
Here he describes fifteenth century France into which Joan of Arc was born. It was a time of enormous social disuption and turmoil. England and France were engaged in what is now known as the 100 Years War. The Catholic Church was divided with different claimants to the title of Pope. He describes the visions [...]
Here he describes the context in which Rev. Robert Kirk wrote his classic book about faeries in 1691. He emphasizes that Kirk was not intending to write a book of folklore, but rather an accurate description of experienced phenomena. He points out that interaction with such beings appears to be dependent upon the common gift [...]
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