The Rally to Restore Sanity – On Suggestation or Sugar Station

26 11 2010

This was the first blog we know of that began to explore the power of suggestion in a light-hearted way, and the first called, “Suggestation.”

Here at Suggestation, or Sugar Station (because every suggestion has its sugar) we have been on an ongoing – more or less off and on – Quest to find suggestions and ways that the power of suggestion can affect us. It is rare that we see someone else doing this, and when we see someone else doing this, we like to give a shout out!

Suggestation does not subscribe to or encourage any political party, any religion or creed, etc. for the power of suggestion cuts across all national boundaries.  It is human nature to be suggestible, we propose.  So why not take a moment to discover what is being suggested to us, 24/7?  Nor is this site promoted on FaceBook or anywhere else.  It started as a way to post links that I thought were somewhat interesting so I wouldn’t lose them on my computer.  Not a very grand beginning.

I’m just so tickled to give a shout out to John Stewart, Stephen Colbert and friends for coming up with the suggestion to stage a rally about … suggestion.

Thankfully, John Stewart, Stephen Colbert and others have caught on to the power of suggestion.  This was demonstrated big time in The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear held on the Mall in DC in 2010.  It can possibly lead to a “tipping point” where we can begin to begin to see how influenced we are by the constant alarms from the general media, while very serious problems in the country remain ignored.

Case in point. John Stewart’s speech at the end of the Rally, or at least, a portion of it.

Whatever one’s politics, Right or Left, or personal beliefs, East or West, one thing that unites us all is …(fill in the blank?)

Now, is that a suggestion or a suggestation?

🙂

Thank you for spending a moment here.

Signed,

Suggestation

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Worried About Glen Beck?

9 11 2009

Why not, if that’s fun for you to worry about.  On Suggestation, let’s look at the suggestions around being worried about anything.  Or anybody out there in the Media.

Yay.  A delightful parody on the power of suggestion.  Jon Stewart at his best!

Anytime someone makes and effort to point out the suggestations, beyond particularly taking sides, and with humor, she or he gets a shout out.





Dis-Suggestation Exercise

3 10 2009

In the policy charged climate of these times where polarization of attitudes is creeping through every form of media, here is a suggestation:  Let’s look at suggestions.  One suggestion at a time?

What follows in this entry and the next are a list of videos.  Observe the content but try not to personally identify with the content.

For a better photo of this legendary response to the Voyager (VGER) go here for oodles of fun!

Try to observe the suggestions, right and left, front and back, upside and backwards.  And the feeling of the suggestations in the body.  Might be lots of  sugar stations to be found here! (entry continues below)

Let’s find out if the way out of the power of suggestion is dis-suggestation. This won’t be easy to do, at first.  Some George Carlin videos are included. (entry continues, below)

The person without self-knowing from moment to moment, is torn by every wind and doctrine that offers him a future reward, or threatens him with future loss or pain. —

Rhondell





How to combat the power of suggestion?

5 08 2009

There is no combating the power of suggestion.  There is only observation of suggestion, or suggestations. This continues from the above entry on the UFO cover ups that have taken place since the Truman Administration and the start of National Security.  As in the entry above, observe the feeeeeeeling in the body as you hear the suggestations!

Suggestations are everywhere.  They are in the media, the culture, the society, among friends and relatives, and they are also within the pscyhe.  Whole  families, if not countries, can be ruled by the power of suggestion.

What is the way out of the morass of Suggesation?

Dis-suggestation.

When we identify with a suggestation, we essentially agree with it.  The suggestation no longer ‘sounds true,’ but IS true.

It’s not true for Essence.  It’s true for the self, self spelled with a little “s,” the conditioned self, personal self, filled with histories and history books of … suggestions.

Again, there is no combating suggestion.  For to combat suggestion is just another … suggestation.  There is no getting upset about a suggestion that you’ve bought — bought with your greatest resource — your energy.  Now, what’s helpful about watching George Carlin, is that he is a man very aware of the power of suggestion.

From him, we can learn that some suggestions are useful, even nurturing, while other suggestations are not.

This does not mean that we have to take sides.

The point is, What happens when you find you have identified with ANYTHING that sounds true? or even looks true?

Check it out for yourself.





Infant Dies after “Craniosacral” Therapy? Silly

5 08 2009

Silly, isn’t it?

So here is yet another article that sounds true.  Remember that  the point of Suggestaion or Sugar Station (because every suggestion carries its hit of sugar) is not to announce that something is right or wrong, good or bad, the point is to observe the suggestions and their affect.

And in this online blog, all these good people seem to be bent out of shape over something that no one has any idea about.  The only fact is, it seems, that there was a casualty, but even this is unclear.  Yes, it would be amusing, if not such a tragic and a dark subject, especially considering the current health care debate and that medical errors and hospital visits are the 8th and 11th leading causes of death in the USA, by recent conservative count.  Who would post this stuff?  What would be that private corporation’s private motivation? if not to plant a simple suggestation:   “Infant Dies After ‘Craniosacral’ Therapy” (Whatever that is!)

First of all, after a brief examination, you will find that no one can sift out the facts, or even if this unpronouncable “cranio-sounds-like-cranial” was involved at all, or if the alleged event ever even happened the way it was claimed to happen. First of all, what’s ‘cranio-sacral’?  Amazing the ways folks seek attention, isn’t it?  And all based on the power of suggestion. Of course, no one seems to notice that the infant died while in intensive care in…a hospital! (naturally)

Who knows?  This craniosacral might have been just the thing to actually save the infant, if we examine the many comments to the blog, WHILE in the intensive care unit. Alas, it’s the Elephant in the dark room.

(Remember, a suggestation is something that “sounds true”)

On the other hand, here is an article where the facts are quite clear.  Anyone can quickly get the rock bottom of this article if you can make it past the blue lights and red lights and the doctor’s confusion.  We all know that events such as this are truly tragic and unfortunate, and no matter the expertise of the medical community, or credential, or branch of medicine, such events carry on:  “Infant Dies When Heart Machine Accidentally Switched Off By Doctor.” What could have possibly saved this infant under the care of a .. hospital?  11th leading cause, ring a bell?  The point is that here there is no speculation or opinion, hearsay, about this very sad event and that nothing is vague, covered up, or obscured.  The fact of what happened in this other article here is clear as a bell.  And that you can trust your medical team without question.  (Without question?)

One would like to say we are having fun here, but these are dark subjects, even so, the point of this Blog has always been Sugar Station , suggestation, or fact?  What suggestions will you let feed on your energy today?

Experiment — Take a plain piece of paper.  Draw a line down the middle.  On one side, write down all the suggestions you hear in a day, anything that sounds true.  And on the other side, write down all the facts you hear.  You might find the side with suggestions considerably larger than the side with the facts!

There are countless examples but to post more here would be, well, depressing — if we keep buying into the suggestation.  We will leave you to sort this through on your own.  The moral? Shit happens.

One last suggestation? It’s Indpendence Day!  Of course, this is only a  suggestion…

Happy July 4th America!

Thank you.





Dolphins – A Message of Love – Why not?

28 07 2009

Here is a video in from a Friend.  Sit back and enjoy!

Thankfully, without over – analyzing, we can perhaps agree that there are some suggestions that are nurturing and nourishing.

Thank you. This is almost … just about … the end of the Suggestation (or Sugar Station) Blog, for now.

Be well and Have fun!

JN





chomsky, carl sandburg, and the power of suggestation

22 07 2009

One might scroll through the noam chomsky talk while hearing carl sandburg’s delivery of the people, yes, in the background … only a suggestation people.

chomsky makes an appearance on suggestation, or Sugar Station (because every suggestion carries its sugar hit) and spills out his out guts without reserve in this really tortured and torturing talk on the gradual torture of democracy, not without hope.

crises and hope: theirs and ours

he traces the end of the electric streetcar in LA and other cities due to the rubber companies and oil, the rise of the interest-ate free-ways in the name of “defense,” and early history of the “manufacture of consent,” that followed after WW2 — ya know, if ya don’t want to tell the truth to the People, then go and make whatever you want to convince the People, Yes! of seem true.  logical, isn’t it?

enjoy!

(and remember to look for the suggestations — on all sides 🙂

And now, Carl Sandburg.

the people, yes!

(This is worthwhile hearing twice  —

if only an example of honesty —

what is the difference between a poem and a suggestion?  a tv commerical and a suggestion?)

… The people yes
The people will live on.
The learning and blundering people will live on. They will be tricked and sold and again sold
And go back to the nourishing earth for rootholds, The people so peculiar in renewal and comeback, You can’t laugh off their capacity to take it. ….

thanks.