The Occult Roots of The Wizard of Oz

Oct 8th, 2009 | Category: Movies and TV | 170 comments


With its memorable story and its cast of colorful characters, the Wizard of Oz quickly became an American classic. More than a hundred years after the release of this book, kids everywhere are still enchanted by Oz’s world of wonder. Few, however, recognize that, under its deceptive simplicity, the story of the Wizard of Oz conceals deep esoteric truths inspired by Theosophy. Here we’ll look at the Wizard of Oz’s occult meaning and its author’s background.

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Although the Wizard of Oz is widely perceived as an innocent children’s fairy tale, it is almost impossible not to attribute a symbolic meaning to Dorothy’s quest. As in all great stories, the characters and the symbols of the Wizard of Oz can be given a second layer of interpretation, which may vary depending on the reader’s perception. Many analyses appeared throughout the years describing the story as  an “atheist manifesto” while others saw  it as a promotion of populism. It is through an understanding of the author’s philosophical bckground and beliefs, however,  that the story’s true meaning can be grasped.

L. Frank Baum, the author of the Wizard of Oz was a member of the Theosophical Society, which is an organization based on occult research and the comparative study of religions. Baum had a deep understanding of Theosophy and, consciously or not,  created an allegory of Theosophic teachings when he wrote the Wizard of Oz.

What is Theosophy?

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The Theosophical Society is an occult organization, mainly based on the teachings of  Helena P. Blavatsky, which seeks to extract the common roots of all religions in order to form a universal doctrine.

“But it is perhaps desirable to state unequivocally that the teachings, however fragmentary and incomplete, contained in these volumes, belong neither to the Hindu, the Zoroastrian, the Chaldean, nor the Egyptian religion,.neither to Buddhism, Islam, Judaism nor Christianity exclusively. The Secret Doctrine is the essence of all these. Sprung from it in their origins, the various religious schemes are now made to merge back into their original element, out of which every mystery and dogma has grown, developed, and become materialized.”
-H.P. Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine

The three declared objects of the original Theosophical Society as established by Blavatsky, Judge and Olcott (its founders) were as follows:

“First — To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste, or color.
Second — To encourage the study of Comparative Religion, Philosophy, and Science.
Third — To investigate the unexplained laws of Nature and the powers latent in man.”

-The Theosophist, vol 75, No 6

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H.P. Blavatsky

The main tenets of Theosophy are thoroughly described in Blavatsky works Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine. At the core of Theosophical teachings are the same tenets found in many other occult schools: the belief of the presence of a “divine spark” within every person which, with the proper discipline and training, can lead to spiritual illumination and a state of virtual godliness.

Another important principle found in Theosophy is reincarnation. It is believed that the human soul, like all other things in the universe, go through seven stages of development.

“Theosophical writings propose that human civilizations, like all other parts of the universe, develop cyclically through seven stages. Blavatsky posited that the whole humanity, and indeed every reincarnating human monad, evolves through a series of seven “Root Races”. Thus in the first age, humans were pure spirit; in the second age, they were sexless beings inhabiting the now lost continent of Hyperborea; in the third age the giant Lemurians were informed by spiritual impulses endowing them with human consciousness and sexual reproduction. Modern humans finally developed on the continent of Atlantis. Since Atlantis was the nadir of the cycle, the present fifth age is a time of reawakening humanity’s psychic gifts. The term psychic here really means the realization of the permeability of consciousness as it had not been known earlier in evolution, although sensed by some more sensitive individuals of our species.”

The ultimate goal is of course to return to the state of divinity from which we’ve emerged. The same tenets (with subtle variations) can be found in other schools such as Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry and other orders teachings the Mysteries.

 

L.Frank Baum, a Notable Theosophist

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Before writing the Wizard of Oz (or even contemplating becoming a children’s story author), Baum held many jobs – one of which was editor of the Aberdeen Saturday Pioneer. In 1890, Baum wrote a series of articles introducing his readers to Theosophy, including his views on Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius and Christ. At that time, he wasn’t a member of the Theosophical Society but he already showed a deep understanding of its philosophy. Here’s an excerpt of his “Editor’s Musings”:

“Amongst various sects so numerous in America today who find their fundamental basis in occultism, the Theosophist stands pre-eminent both in intelligence and point of numbers. Theosophy is not a religion. Its followers are simply “searchers after Truth”. The Theosophists, in fact, are the dissatisfied with the world, dissenters from all creeds. They owe their origin to the wise men of India, and are numerous, not only in the far famed mystic East, but in England, France, Germany and Russia. They admit the existence of a God – not necessarily of a personal God. To them God is Nature and Nature is God…But despite this, if Christianity is Truth, as our education has taught us to believe, there can be no menace to it in Theosophy.”
-L. Frank Baum, Aberdeen Saturday Pioneer, January 25th 1890

In another of his “Editor’s Musings”, Baum discusses the use of mystic symbolism in fiction, something he accomplished ten years later with the Wizard of Oz:

“There is a strong tendency in modern novelists towards introducing some vein of mysticism or occultism into their writings. Books of this character are eagerly bought and read by the people, both in Europe and America. It shows the innate longing in our natures to unravel the mysterious: to seek some explanation, however fictitious, of the unexplainable in nature and in our daily existence. For, as we advance in education, our desire for knowledge increases, and we are less satisfied to remain in ignorance of that mysterious fountain-head from which emanates all that is sublime and grand and incomprehensible in nature.”

At the end of this article, Baum goes into an all-out plead for more occultism in literature:

“The appetite of our age for occultism demands to be satisfied, and while with the mediocrity of people will result in mere sensationalism, it will lead in many to higher and nobler and bolder thought; and who can tell what mysteries these braver and abler intellects may unravel in future ages?”
-L. Frank Baum, Aberdeen Saturday Pioneer, February 22nd 1890

Two years after writing those articles, L. Frank Baum and his wife Maud Gage joined the Theosophical Society in Chicago. The archives of the Theosophical Society in  Pasadena, California  recorded the start of their membership as September 4th, 1892. In 1890, the Wizard of Oz was published. When asked about how Baum got his inspiration for the story,  he replied:

“It was pure inspiration…It came to me right out of the blue. I think that sometimes the Great Author has a message to get across and He has to use the instrument at hand. I happened to be that medium, and I believe the magic key was given me to open the doors to sympathy and understanding, joy, peace and happiness.”
-L. Frank Baum, cited by Hearn 73

The Wizard of Oz is much appreciated within the Theosophical Society. In 1986, The American Theosophist magazine recognized Baum as a “notable Theosophist” who thoroughly represented the organization’s philosophy.

“Although readers have not looked at his fairy tales for their Theosophical content, it is significant  that Baum became a famous writer of children’s books after he came into contact with Theosophy. Theosophical ideas permeate his work and provided inspiration for it. Indeed, The Wizard can be regarded as Theosophical allegory, pervaded by Theosophical ideas from beginning to end. The story came to Baum as an inspiration, and he accepted it with a certain awe as a gift from outside, or perhaps from deep within, himself.”
-American Theosophist no 74, 1986

So what is the esoteric meaning of this children’s story, which came to Baum as a “divine inspiration”?

The Occult Meaning of The Wizard of Oz

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If you’ve never read or watched The Wizard of Oz or need your memory refreshed, here’s a quick sum-up of the movie:

The film follows 12-year-old farmgirl Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) who lives on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, but dreams of a better place “somewhere over the rainbow.” After being struck unconscious during a tornado by a window which has come loose from its frame, Dorothy dreams that she, her dog Toto and the farmhouse are transported to the magical Land of Oz. There, the Good Witch of the North, Glinda (Billie Burke), advises Dorothy to follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and meet the Wizard of Oz, who can return her to Kansas. During her journey, she meets a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), a Tin Man (Jack Haley) and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr), who join her, hoping to receive what they lack themselves (a brain, a heart and courage, respectively). All of this is done while also trying to avoid the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) and her attempt to get her sister’s ruby slippers from Dorothy, who received them from Glinda.

The said above, the entire story of the Wizard of Oz is an allegorical tale of the soul’s path to illumination – the Yellow Brick Road. In Buddhism (an important part of Theosophical teachings) the same concept is referred to as the “Golden Path”.

The story starts with Dorothy Gale living in Kansas, which symbolizes the material world, the physical plane where each one of us starts our spiritual journey. Dorothy feels an urge to “go over the rainbow”, to reach the ethereal realm and follow the path to illumination. She has basically “passed the Nadir” by demonstrating the urge to seek a higher truth.

Dorothy is then brought to Oz by a giant cyclone spiraling upward, representing the cycles of karma, the cycle of errors and lessons learned. It also represents the theosophical belief in reincarnation, the round of physical births and deaths of a soul until it is fit to become divine. It is also interesting to note that the Yellow Brick Road of Oz begins as an outwardly expanding spiral. In occult symbolism, this spiral represents the evolving self, the soul ascending from matter into the spirit world.

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The spiraly beginning of the spiritual path

Here’s an explanation of the spiral as an occult symbol:

“Spiral: The path of a point (generally plane) which moves round an axis while continually approaching it or receding from it; also often used for a helix, which is generated by compounding a circular motion with one in a straight line. The spiral form is an apt illustration of the course of evolution, which brings motion round towards the same point, yet without repetition.

The serpent, and the figures 8 and , denoting the ogdoad and infinity, stand for spiral cyclic motion. The course of fohat in space is spiral, and spirit descends into matter in spiral courses. Repeating the process by which a helix is derived form a circle produces a vortex. The complicated spirals of cosmic evolution bring the motion back to the point from which it started at the birth of a great cosmic age.”
-The Encyclopedic Theosophical Glossary

Before undertaking her journey, Dorothy is given the “silver shoes”, which represent the “silver cord” of Mystery Schools (Dorothy was wearing ruby slippers in the movie due to a last minute change by the director, who thought that the color ruby looked better against the Yellow Brick Road). In occult schools, the silver cord is considered to be the link between our material and spiritual selves.

“In Theosophy, one’s physical body and one’s Astral body are connected through a “silver cord”, a mythical link inspired by a passage in the Bible that speaks of a return from a spiritual quest. ‘Or ever the silver cord be loosed, says the book of Ecclesiastes, ‘then shall the dust return to the earth as it was and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it’.

In Frank Baum’s own writing, the silver cord of Astral travel would inspire the silver shoes that bestow special powers upon the one who wears them”
-Evan I. Schwartz, Finding OZ: How L.Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story

During her journey along the Yellow Brick road, Dorothy encounters Scarecrow, Tin Woodman and Cowardly Lion who are respectively searching for  a brain, a heart and courage. Those odd characters embody the qualities needed by the initiates in order to complete their quest for illumination. Baum was probably  inspired by these words from Miss Blavatsky:

“There is no danger that dauntless courage cannot conquer, there is not trial that a spotless purity cannot pass through; there is no difficulty a strong intellect cannot surmount”
– H.P. Blavatsky

After surmounting many obstacles, the party finally reaches Emerald city in order to meet The Wizard.

The Wizard

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Surrounded by artifices and special effects, the Wizard comes across as cruel, rude and unwise. The Wizard is in fact a stand-in for the personal God of the Christians and the Jews, the oppressive figure used by conventional religions to keep the masses in spiritual darkness: Jehova or Yahwe. It is later discovered that the Wizard is a humbug, a charlatan, who scares people into worshipping his Wizard. He surely could not help the characters complete their quest. If you read literature of Mystery schools, this point of view towards Christianity is constantly expressed.

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Oh no you didn’t, Wizard

After all is said and done, the brains, the heart and the courage needed to complete Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion’s quests were found within each one of them. Mystery Schools have always taught their students that one must rely on oneself to obtain salvation.  Throughout the story Dorothy’s dog Toto represents her “inner voice”; her intuition. Here’s a description of Toto taken from the Theosophical Society’s website:

“Toto represents the inner, intuitive, instinctual, most animal-like part of us. Throughout the movie, Dorothy has conversations with Toto, or her inner intuitive self. The lesson here is to listen to the Toto within. In this movie, Toto was never wrong. When he barks at the scarecrow, Dorothy tries to ignore him: “Don’t be silly, Toto. Scarecrows don’t talk.” But scarecrows do talk in Oz. Toto also barks at the little man behind the curtain. It is he who realizes the Wizard is a fraud. At the Gale Farm and again at the castle, the Witch tries to put Toto into a basket. What is shadow will try to block or contain the intuitive. In both cases, Toto jumps out of the basket and escapes. Our intuitive voice can be ignored, but not contained.

In the last scene, Toto chases after a cat, causing Dorothy to chase after him and hence miss her balloon ride. This is what leads to Dorothy’s ultimate transformation, to the discovery of her inner powers. The balloon ride is representative of traditional religion, with a skinny-legged wizard promising a trip to the Divine. Toto was right to force Dorothy out of the balloon, otherwise she might never have found her magic. This is a call for us to listen to our intuition, our gut feelings, those momentary bits of imagination that appear seemingly out of nowhere.”

As stated above, the fake Wizard invites Dorothy into his balloon to go back to Kansas, her final destination. She however follows Toto (her intuition) and gets  out of the balloon, which represents the empty promises of organized religions. This leads to her ultimate revelation and, with the help of the Good Witch of the North (her divine guide), she finally understands: everything she ever wanted could be found “in her own backyard”.

In order to obtain illumination Dorothy had to vanquish the wicked witches of the East and the West – who were forming an evil horizontal axis: the material world. She was wise in listening to the advice of the good witches of the North and South – the vertical axis: the spiritual dimension.

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The Good Witch of the North, representing Dorothy’s “divine spark”

At the end of the story, Dorothy wakes up in Kansas: she has successfully combined her physical and spiritual life. She is now comfortable being herself again and, despite her family not really believing the details of her quest (the ignorant profane), she can finally say “There is no place like home”.

The Wizard of Oz Used in Monarch Mind Control

Almost all documentation relating to the MK Ultra project and Mind Control mention the importance of the Wizard of Oz. In the 1940’s, the story was reportedly chosen by members of the US intelligence community to provide a thematic foundation for their trauma-based mind control program. The movie was edited and given a different meaning in order to use it as a tool to reinforce the programming on the victims. Here are some examples taken from Fritz Springmeier’s Total Mind Control Slave:

  • The close relationship between Dorothy and her dog is a very subtle connection between the satanic cults use of animals (familiars). A Monarch slave  child will be allowed to bond with a pet. The child will want to bond with a pet anyway because people are terrifying to it by this point. Then the pet is killed to traumatize the child.
  • Monarch slaves are taught to “follow the yellow brick road.” No matter what fearful things lie ahead, the Monarch slave must follow the Yellow Brick Road which is set out before them by their master.
  • The rainbow–with its seven colors-has long had the occult significance of being a great spiritual, hypnotic device.
  • Dorothy is looking for a place where there is no trouble, which is a place “over the rainbow.” To escape pain, alters go over the rainbow. (This is a.k.a. in Alice In Wonderland Programming as “going through the looking glass”).

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” is probably the most dissociative song ever written and is often played in movies during violent or traumatizing events (see the movie Face-Off). The strange effect produced, where the violence doesn’t seem real anymore, is exactly how dissociation works on mind-control victims. We may also speculate that the scene where Dorothy falls asleep in a poppy field is a reference to the use of heroin  to relax and manipulate the victims of mind-control. Also consider the snow falling from the sky that awakens Dorothy from her slumber. Could this be a reference to cocaine?

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Does this represent heroin?

 

In Conclusion

Allegorical stories transmitting spiritual truths have existed since man’s beginnings. These simple yet extremely profound stories have been found in all civilizations:  Celtic, Indian, Persian, Aztec, Greek, Egyptian and others. Consciously or not, Frank Baum created a classical allegory which, in the same vein as Homer’s Odyssey, entertains the masses and also contains mystical messages that can be understood by the “awakened”.

The Wizard of Oz’s great success confirms America’s (and the Western world’s) real spiritual dogma. Written during the 1890’s, when most  Americans were conservative Christians, Baum’s story anticipated the population’s progressive abandonment of traditional religions and the embrace of a new form of spirituality. Today’s New Age movements are gaining many adepts and, even if most of them are total shams, they all claim to be inspired by Theosophy. Could such tales have contributed to the spectacular decline of Christianity in the past decades while other movements  continue to gain momentum?

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170 Comments to “The Occult Roots of The Wizard of Oz”

  1. Peter says:

    Thank you so much for these tremendously informative articles Vigilant, you've really opened up my eyes. God bless. :-)

    • jenna says:

      Has anyone seen the movie The Secret Of Oz: Solutions For a Broken Economy?

      The Secret of Oz: Solutions For a Broken Economy is the powerful new film from the creators of the ground breaking film The Money Masters. What's going on with the world's economy? Foreclosures are on the rise, unemployment is skyrocketing and this may only be the beginning. Is it possible that solutions to the world's economic problems were embedded in one of the most beloved children's stories of all time, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz?" The yellow brick, the Emerald City of Oz, Dorothy's silver slippers (changed to ruby slippers for the movie version) — all powerful symbols of author L. Frank Baum's belief that the people, not the big banks, should control the quantity of a nation's money.

      Winner of the Best Documentary Award at the 2010 Beloit International Film Festival, the Silver Sierra Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the Yosemite Film Festival, and the Silver Screen Award at the Nevada Film Festival, The Secret of Oz is quickly earning critical and international acclaim with its powerful message: no more national debt.

    • eachann says:

      Ms. Blavatsky looks like the female version of Alistair Crowley in that picture : sinister

  2. Lily Blake says:

    My observation is that, if left to all forms of traditional Christianity, humanity could never spiritually evolve. Traditional Christianity blocks the work of the Holy Spirit. Instead we see the likes of Sarah Palin, the right wing political agenda of James Dobson ("Focus on the Family"), even the Pope, with his emphasis on breeding (more slaves for the System), and so many, many other people and fascets of the right wing/political agenda and what these ideas really entail. It appears that, in order for the Holy Spirit to work at all in spiritual and consciousness evolution, if it must work through always maligned (by the Right) New Age movements and ideas — then that is what the Holy Spirit is doing. A literal interpretation of the Bible would make God a right-winger — and I doubt if He is that at all.

    I liked very much the Theosophical insight into "The Wizard of Oz". If the movie has been usurped by the CIA and mind control programs, that's probably true enough. I wouldn't doubt it.

    • BDinVA says:

      My observation is that with out traditional forms of Christianity, and the "right wing" political agendas of the likes of Garrison, Lovejoy, Beecher, and Brown the United States would still be a nation claiming to believe in "all men are created equal"…. except for those who are of African decent and would still be a house divided as Lincoln put it between slave and free… or we may well have become ALL slave.

    • moe says:

      Sounds like it's more of a political issue to you than an understanding of what Christianity actually is, since what you said about the Holy Spirit didn't make sense and even a literal interpretation of the Bible wouldn't make God a right-winger.

    • Twilix says:

      Well it's good to know people still follow and play that two party card. There can't possibly be a middle ground anywhere and people are either one or the other right? Including God >_> yes, that makes perfect sense, yes. *coughs* Anyway, I'm pretty sure still following/supporting/being in favor of the two party system is just silly now especially in light of recent years… well to anyone paying any attention anyway. That's exactly what they want you to do. I also agree with what moe said. The content of the post does not make much sense if you actually know about Christianity. As well as begin more political than anything else, again relying heavily on the two party system.
      I have a fun observation myself, I've noticed out of all the religions and "gods" the ones that get the most criticism are the Christians and the Jews which coincidentally share the same God, the God of Adam and Abraham. That seems to allude that ,more people know the truth than we think even if they don't admit it either in an attempt to avoid responsibility or more than likely just being clueless or apathetic. Whichever the case may be in all my life the only God and religions that are repeatedly criticized and met with such vulgar reactions and hate is the God of Adam and Abraham who is the God of both the Christians and the Jews.

    • Murk says:

      The bible does seem to prefer the right side.

  3. IamLonefrog says:

    To Lily Blake,

    It is insulting to see someone pushing the left right paradigm here, even in relation to God it no longer surprises me. It is my sincere hope to all who read here that your intuition guide you. Enjoy the fairy tales but worship not the characters.

    Shine on!

    • janu says:

      Intuition guided me hire. After two weeks of Yellow brick road song was rumbling in may head finally metaphor has explained it self it these old allegorical story Wizard of OZ , I watch these movie many times as child never watch to the end simply because I did`t understood and did`t make a sense. thanks God for these online insight. Now I can buy me books on esoteric subject join some order really serve the gods purpose. I just can`t believe that I was a blind whole may life. Anybody has advice?

      • Al says:

        I'm afraid you still are but it's not too late.The yellow brick road has many different names,none of which lead to God.

        That's with a big ,big "G". "There is a way that seems right ,but the end of that way leads to death"

        When did anyone get the idea that people thousands of years ago are any different than we are or that God has changed? Being conservative doesn't make you Christian , faith does. Many things and creeds existed before Christ was living on earth in a shell of a body like we are. Do you think the dark spiritual world didn't know Christ would become a man and mock Christianity with false dogmas in previous 1000's of years ?

        Thousands of years before Christ was walking the earth Job said "I know my redeemer lives and in the last days he will walk upon the earth."There is nothing new .You get it or you don't get it. Seeing a lie doesn't necessarily means you have the truth.There are n infinite number of crooked sticks ,but only one straight one.

        Jesus said" I AM the resurrection and THE life ……

      • Missed it says:

        Seeing a lie doesn’t necessarily means you have the truth

        Well said Al. I'm sick of people who are aware of the world revolutionary movement (also known as the New World Order) always calling anyone who isn't aware of it "sheeple". They are just as bad as the elite and think themselves to be superior to everyone else. They think that they have awakened from the illusion when they have simply fallen into another pit of darkness and error.

  4. Real Talk says:

    Great stuff!!! Now don’t forget to give us the rundown of Phantasia by Disney. I heard that was a CRAZY mind control tool. There’s even a mind control script that they use on the subjects. You could probably find it online.

    • Kuppy says:

      Oh God really? I love that movie, but I never thought that all those pretty colors and good ol' Mickey and Donald would be sorta… evil =/

  5. Daniel says:

    Judy Garlands dark past……

    This was posted on yahoo awhile ago:

    From a sweet film icon Judy Garland was turned into a drug-addled victim because of the men in her life, says the actress’ new biography.

    Judy Garland, her children have said, hardly gave them much of a childhood.

    She dragged them from hotel to hotel, often flitting out under cover of darkness without paying her bills, and subjected them to her repeated suicide attempts and a string of disastrous relationships.

    In the ‘Andy Hardy’ movies, in which she starred alongside Mickey Rooney, she won over the public with her image as the good-hearted girl next door, while in ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ the role of ‘Dorothy’ cemented her status as an icon of sweet innocence and guileless charm.

    Beneath the surface, however, all was not well.

    Aged 14 Garland landed a contract with MGM and came under the influence of the studio’s legendary boss Louis B Mayer. He saw that her natural screen presence had the potential to turn her into a star and was soon running virtually every aspect of her life, reports The Daily Express.

    He took to groping her in his office, telling her as he put a hand on her left breast that she “sang from the heart”. When she found the courage to tell him to back off, he wept in shame.

    MGM even attempted to control her romantic involvements. She fell in love with and married composer David Rose in 1941. MGM, however, disapproved and later forced Judy to have an abortion. The pair had divorced by 1945.

    She next married Vincente Minnelli, who directed her in the musical ‘Meet Me In St Louis’. They had daughter Liza in 1946, which triggered Judy’s post-natal depression. It also wasn’t long before rumours of Vincente’s homosexuality reached his wife.

    When she found him in bed with another man she slit her wrists, though she had cheated on him with several men, including Orson Welles and Yul Brynner.

    They divorced in 1951 and drink and drugs took hold. She was a constant no-show on film sets and MGM fired her in 1950. She attempted suicide again and suffered several nervous breakdowns.

    Judy hired Sid Luft as her manager and he organised a series of concerts in Europe and New York which were a huge success. The couple married and had a daughter and a son. But Judy’s infidelity doomed that relationship too.

    Marriage number four was to actor Mark Herron and was short-lived when he turned out to be gay.

    Meeting musician and producer Mickey Deans changed all that but this brief stab at happiness was also destined for failure.

    Just weeks into their marriage, a row broke out in their London home which spilled into the street. Mickey was unable to calm the screaming Judy so he stormed off.

    On his return, he found his wife slumped naked and lifeless on the toilet, dead from an accidental overdose of barbiturates. At 47, Judy Garland had finally succumbed to the addiction, despair and torment that had dogged her for much of her tragic life. (ANI)

  6. Zee says:

    Thanx once again for the informative post. It seems this Monarch programming is being used everywhere and I believe the best protection against it (besides prayer) is the awareness of it – which is what your posts offer.

    Peace,
    Zee

  7. Lily Blake says:

    To IamLonefrog:

    The only reason I had was to acknowledge that esoteric hidden knowledge has worth and it is kept hidden by traditional Christianity. After 2,000 years, Reality is still a left/right paradigm due to the mind control of organized Religion.

    I gained a lot of insight into the ideas of Theosophy and general esoteric through the Wizard of Oz article. It was good to read it. The hidden esoteric, if you've ever studied it, bridges the gap between the Left/Right Paradigm, and allows for the Holy Spirit to move — finally — after 2,000 years.

    Of course, what the CIA and mind control programs do is another matter altogether, and I wouldn't doubt the use of trauma-based mind control.

  8. sls21 says:

    Great work again Vilgilant, Please do Disney and the Occult meaning in many if not all of their "children's" movies. One that was very disturbing was the movie "Bedtime Stories" with Adam Sandler, again a Disney movie!!!

    • annonymous says:

      What's the problem with BedTime Stories? It's been a while since i've seen it, but from what I remember it's just about kids controling the bedtime stories they're told by their dad. One of the scenes i remember from the movie that i thought was hilarious was when the dad said "Once upon a time…" (He motions for his son to continue and he finishes with…"It started raining gumballs!") And gumballs start falling from the sky! I don't find ANYTHING evil or occult about BedTime Stories! Why don;t you people take a leaf out of my book and just watch movies for the sake of ENTERTAINMENT for once and stop LOOKING for somehting in it to critisize and add to the list of occult movies and books? Like i said in a different post, 'If you LOOK for evil in everything you'll FIND evil in EVERYTHING!

  9. Aubrey says:

    Wow. You have outdone yourself here! I am honored to read your findings and participate in the knowledge. Thank you for your dedication.

  10. e.con says:

    That was very fascinating! I always knew this story had more to it! Wonder if the other characters (Scarecrow, Lion, Tin Man) have other meanings as well. Wonderfully written and analyzed, good job!

    • DJAP says:

      They represent the Vegetable, Animal and Metal elements of the Human being, this in my opinion is the key esoteric message of the Wizard of Oz. Sadly missed in this article!!

      The Secret History of the World by Jon Black goes into this in detail.

  11. Oliver Hardy says:

    It is a nice coincidence that I've just finished watching the Wizard of Oz Blu-ray Disc released on September 29, 2009 for the film's 70th anniversary. Judging from the screen-shots used you also have access to this edition.

    This is indeed a movie with a deeper layer of meaning. This is not however uncommon. Many European fables, like those of the Brothers Grimm, contain edifying, deeper symbolic meaning.

    Unfortunately this interesting article got derailed when it's associated with Monarch Mind control. Numerous scholars in history, political science and economics have asserted that the images and characters used by Baum and Denslow closely resembled political images that were well known in the 1890s. They argue that Baum and Denslow did not invent out of thin air the Lion, Tin Man, Scarecrow, Yellow Brick Road, Silver Slippers, cyclone, monkeys, Emerald City, Munchkins (little people), Uncle Henry, passenger balloons, witches and the wizard.

    These were all common themes in the editorial cartoons of the previous decade. Baum and Denslow built a story around them, added Dorothy, and added a series of lessons to the effect that everyone possesses the resources they need if only they had self-confidence. Positive thinking was a prevalent trend in this period, and was the conduit by which Dorothy ultimately gets herself home.

    The book opens not in an imaginary place but in real life Kansas, which, in the 1890s as well as today, was well known for the hardships of rural life, and for destructive tornadoes. The Panic of 1893 caused widespread distress in the rural United States. Dorothy is swept away to a colorful land of unlimited resources that nevertheless has serious political problems. This utopia is ruled in part by wicked witches. Dorothy and her house are swept up by the tornado and upon landing in Oz, the house falls on the Wicked Witch of the East, destroying the tyrant and freeing the ordinary people—little people or Munchkins. The Witch had previously controlled the all-powerful silver slippers (which were changed to ruby in the 1939 film). The slippers will in the end liberate Dorothy but first she must walk in them down the golden yellow brick road, i.e. she must take silver down the path of gold, the path of free coinage. Following the road of gold leads eventually only to the Emerald City, which may symbolize the fraudulent world of greenback paper money that only pretends to have value, or may symbolize the greenback value that is placed on gold (and for silver, possibly).

    The Tin Man was a common feature in political cartoons and in advertisements in the 1890s. Indeed, he had been part of European folk art for 300 years.

    The oil needed by the Tin Woodman had a political dimension at the time because Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company stood accused of being a monopoly (which was later ruled correct in a lawsuit brought by the federal government, and ultimately affirmed by the US Supreme Court.)

    Monkeys were used in cartoons to ridicule politicians. The Winged Monkeys may play a role similar to the hired Pinkerton agents who worked for the Trusts and hounded labor unions. Alternatively, if the Wicked Witch of the West is thought of as the actual American West, monkeys could represent another western danger: Native Americans. Baum even displayed an early sympathy for native Americans of the plains, symbolized in the story of the Winged monkeys in the West, whose leader tells Dorothy, "Once we were a free people, living happily in the great forest, flying from tree to tree, eating nuts and fruit and doing just as we pleased without calling anybody master. […] This was many years ago, long before Oz came out of the clouds to rule over this land." Another interpretation of the monkeys is that they represent the Chinese workers on the cross country railroad project. They came from the west therefore are minions of the wicked Witch of the West, linking the manufacturing East to the raw products in the West.

    Politicians of the era often talked about wizards. For example, one senator debating the gold and silver issue in early 1900 said, “We all know of the performances of the world’s magicians, but it has remained for the Wizard of Missouri [Senator Cockrell] to wave his magic wand or his magic head and double the price of the silver of the world.” Baum may have turned the Wizard of Missouri into the Wizard of Oz, who frightened people with his giant magic head.

    1897 JUDGE cartoon shows McKinley as a Witch/Mother Hubbard, and little Toto-like dog as Uncle Sam.

    President McKinley was often called a "wizard" for his political skills. The Wizard of Oz seems to be the president of the Land of Oz. The "man behind the curtain" could be a reference to automated store window displays of the sort famous at Christmas season in big city department stores; many people watching the fancy clockwork motions of animals and mannequins thought there must be an operator behind the curtain pulling the levers to make them move. (Baum was the editor of the trade magazine read by window dressers.)

    A 1997 essay in The Washington Post recast the story as an exercise in Machiavellianism, showing how the supposed "Good Witch Glinda" used an innocent, ignorant patsy (Dorothy) to overthrow both her own sister witch (Witch West) and the Wizard of Oz, leaving herself as undisputed master of all four corners of Oz: North, East, West and (presumably Oz being) South. "She even showed her truest Machiavellian genius by allowing the story to be entitled after the weakest of her three opponents."

    I personally think that the Wizard of Oz has a more esoteric meaning, but there are also many other factual interpretations…

    • Mark says:

      Thank you Oliver, I scanned down to see if anyone else had divulged this other interpretation of the Wizard of Oz. I enjoy and appreciate the work of VC very much, but in this instance I believe that the political allegory was more prominent than the Theosophist one, even allowing for dual meanings in such a richly layered story. You are correct that the tin man and the scarecrow represented the manufacturing and farming sectors, and the Cowardly Lion was none other than William Jennings Bryan "man shall not be crucified upon this cross of gold" himself. That is why the silver slippers played such a key role to navigate the golden road, and expose the sham that was the "emerald city" (where the greenbacks come from). Anyway – I appreciate this article and more background on Baum that I did not know before.

  12. Dia says:

    I wonder if most of the famous "stars" that come out of nowhere are all victims of Project Monarch. Some of these people, like Lady Gaga realy have no talent, but is pushed and promoted everywhere. Maybe you only make it in Hollyweird if you are a mind-controlled Monarch.

  13. Andrew from Oz says:

    What!!!!!????? Yahweh/Jehovah, the Old Testament God is really The Dark One? Noooooooooooooo!!!!!
    Your work is first rate VC, and I am thrilled to have found your website, although I was tiring of all this Beyonce/Lady Gaga/Hip Hop voodoo ‘music’ thread. Good to see alot of Jesus-wise folk following and posting here. Know Jesus and know thy selves. xoxoxoxo

    • Manuel says:

      I think he meant the preachers/churches get in the way of Jehova Yahweh.

      But I don't know i was alittle confused as well.

  14. Ted says:

    Wrong! The Wizard of Oz is all about the International Khazar Bankers and the Federal Reserve scam.

    • Missed it says:

      That's an interesting theory and I recall hearing the same thing at some point in the last year or so. The Bankers were despised and hated by the people not very long ago. Unfortunately modern Americans/Europeans have forgotten all of the pain and suffering these evil men have caused and have fallen into the trap of bread and circus. The only mention of The Wizard of Oz being used in the MK Ultra program comes from Fritz Springmier, which when transliterated means "New Master". I have no idea what Fritz Springmier's real name actually is but something inside myself tells me he shouldn't be trusted to the extent that most people "in the know" do. In one of his lectures Springmier says "I'm a world traveler and have visited 33 countries". This statement communicates something more then his travel habits. If one is familiar with Freemasonry it should be taken as some form of code.

    • June Williams says:

      You are correct. Watch "The Money Masters", best documentary of 2018, by Bill Still, for free on:
      topdocumentaryfilms.com for master list of hundreds of free docs.
      topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-secret-of-oz
      Great site like VC.

  15. yo says:

    is it just me or was tonight's episode of Family Guy about mind control????????

  16. Andrea says:

    Really great study. You've opened up eyes to lots of new truths here. I can't wait to read your new articles coming up.

  17. Remnant says:

    There’s nothing new under the sun. God declared if they want to believe lies and false doctrine, God would bless those who bring lies and false doctrines,(it was pure inspiration), that people who seek this would believe it even more. In other words, those who uses their hands(work) and or minds(conceive) to deceive and drive souls away from God’s love, commandments and laws and from the True Saviour, to find their salvation within themselves or in a false messiah. This is just one cog in their machine. The Beast(the system). You can pick almost any book of fiction and find these occult delusions. And in alot of cases non-fiction. Verily Verily nothing new under the sun. As for mind control, the flesh is susceptible if the spirit is weak. Those that are strong in spirit have been charged to protect these souls. One needs only to look out the window to see how the family is being destroyed and how we take care of the poor, the young and elderly. The third the devil drew away from God are here in the flesh. The first shall be last and the last shall be first. Thanks for the evaluation. So much more, but don’t want to overload the donkey.

  18. Inlakesh Alakin says:

    This website is one of the best around on seeing the occult symbolism in a modern perspective. Click here to download Deceiving Occult Symbolism Exposed (530 pages, 25MB) http://www.slideshare.net/inlakeshalakin/deceivin

  19. Inlakesh Alakin says:

    "Walking backwards" is also a theme in the Wizard of Oz.

    I believe it refers to going back to your childhood. Living with the innocence of a kid. Intuition.

    Vigilant.. have you seen the movie Knowing (as in Gnosis?).

    It's LOADED with the occult as well. Two kids at the end are the chosen ones, carrying the white rabbits of intuition…the black stones being elevated represent destiny. Etc.

  20. Vinny says:

    I also heard Baum was a mason od the highest degree and the Wizard of Oz has a lot of hidden masonic meaning in the storyline.

  21. sarah says:

    Thanks. Great article. I like the way you present you material.

  22. Sunny Day says:

    Great article! For further elaboration, read "Spiritual Practice, Occultism, and Extraterrestrial Intelligence: A Travel Guide for Beyond the Rainbow" by Judy Kennedy. The book itself uses the Oz theme in its structure and content. Also another website: http://www.wizardofozmysteries.com. Thanks again for this great info!

  23. Cleve says:

    I really appreciate vigilant citizen’s research into these topics. I always find myself drawn to reading her/his articles. I’m just wondering why fanatical christians are reading this site. Their comments are bizarre!

  24. Penultima says:

    Thank you very much for this article. I appreciate all the work you have put into this site.

  25. Rik says:

    Also, the false image of the Wizard was an exact copy of the being Alisteir Crowley claimed to be in contact with after a night in the Pyramid. A demon…that looks a lot like a UFO…wouldn't you say. Note – John Todd was killed for exposing aliens as demons.

  26. Naomi says:

    Wow it’s a good thing i didn’t watch that movie…..it never really interested me tho, but i like how u laid the facts down. Keep the great articles coming.

  27. Velma says:

    Mind control subjects are used by media moguls to lower standards of morality, before being terminated. They are called 'stars' because the star is the symbol for the Canaanite deity Moloch, to whom children were sacrificed in flames at a high grove. Celebrities who have their names immortalised in this star on the Hollywood 'walk of fame' were all signed to MGM or Fox studios. It is noteworthy that many male actors were awarded the KBE for "services rendered" like Bob Hope, said to be a handler and a crony of Presidents Ford, Reagan, Clinton and George H.W. Bush, implicated in the Nebraska paedophile ring which went to the heart of government and Bohemian Grove.

    Jean Harlow, the 'blonde-bombshell' from Kansas City, with her anaemic complexion and blood-red lipstick, was one of the first in a long line of "vamps" whose tragic lives and careers were prematurely cut short. Like those who stepped into her stiletto heels, she had several marriages to unsuitable men (mainly Jews) before her untimely death from kidney failure, rumoured to have been inflicted by her abusive second husband, Paul Bern (Levy) who died from a gunshot. Harlow never spoke of his alleged "suicide" and Louis B. Mayer bribed a judge to prevent further investigation.

    Harlow's third husband was Hal Rossen, the acclaimed cinematographer of 'The Wizard of Oz' starring Judy Garland, who became a drug addict. Garland had five husbands and attempted suicide several times saying, " I wanted to black out the future as well as the past. I wanted to hurt myself and everyone who had hurt me." After a nervous breakdown she was committed to a sanatorium and finally died from a suspected overdose. Joan Crawford, another alcoholic actress from MGM, adopted children who, after her death, accused her of child-abuse. 'Playboy' favourite Jayne Mansfield also adopted children and she was initiated into 'The Church of Satan' by the High Priest, Anton Le Vey who wrote the 'Satanic Bible.' Mansfield died in a horrific car crash, just like Grace Kelly who married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

    Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson) was a 'presidential model' who got passed around, until eventually marrying an older man, the Communist playwright, Arthur Miller. Like previous starlets, Monroe developed a dependency on drink and drugs, before she was found dead. Her black counterpart, Dorothy Dandridge died in similar mysterious circumstances, as did the Monroe look-a-like and 'Playmate' Anna Nicole Smith who married an octogenarian, sixty-three years her senior!

    Mia Farrow, daughter of MGM actress Maureen O'Sullivan, married old men too, including Andre Previn and Frank Sinatra, thirty years her senior. She was famous for "spawning Satan" in her role in 'Rosemary's Baby' directed by child-rapist Roman Polanski. Farrow continued the Hollywood trend of adopting children, who her repugnant boyfriend Woody Allen was accused of molesting. She is now an Ambassador for the UN, which is the International headquarters of child sex-slavery; likewise Angelina Jolie, voted the "greatest sex-symbol of all time" who revealed her passion for S&M and has adopted orphans of various races. While Madonna, the 'Queen of Cabbala' maintained this sinister compulsion by adopting a child from the Third World.

    • Rissa says:

      Wow! What a great way to link everyone there, Velma. Have you ever been to MGM Casino in Vegas? I've never stayed there, but always pass through it as a means to get from one casino to the next. It has an eerie vibe altogether once you're inside. MGM seems so Satanic!

  28. Illumined One says:

    What a shame. All this wonderful esoteric spirituality used for evil by the ruling class' mind control intelligence services.

    Also a shame: Born again Jesus Jumpers automatically knee jerking anything esoteric and spiritual into something SATANIC and EVIL!

    Please people. The enemy are the rich that control us all. Jesus ain't got nothing to do with it. Money and power over you by your ignorance is the evil that enslaves us all.

  29. maria retina says:

    i was a huge fan of the wixzard of oz and i never thought that it was full of occultic symbolism. this is the last stages of the battle between god and the devil. thank you vigiliant in helping me see the real and absolute truth god bless you

  30. LeedomFreedom says:

    Oliver Hardy, there are many sects and cults to confuse people. The number 666 represents not an individual but the delusion we live in. The delusion of the material world in which people are trapped further and further. This is why people now just want to be, they are bio-machines concerned with just eating, breeding, and partying. Surely, this is not what we are here for. Otherwise we are nothing more than animals. The delusion is about to make you think that you are an animal and nothing more so that you behave like one and do not aspire to be anything else. Darwin’s theory of evolution was wrong. We come from the people of the Pleyadians, not from Apes. The human form exists in many more planets not just Earth. But we are confined to this planet due to our violent behaviour. Remember what the Spanish did when they discovered the New World? Have you ever read “The Thiaoouba Prophesy”? Ever wondered why there are so many races? Environmental causes were not the sole factor.

    Vigilant is right about Theosophy and the New Age and all other secret sects; it is a melting pot of confusion to render you useless. Christianism too was adulterated by the clergy, when Constantine saw it as a powerful political move to centralize the Christians religion. The Clergy at the time and throughout the Church’s history modified many of the meanings intentionaly to keep the truth from the people in order to control and manipulate them. If you thought that Esu Jmmanuel came here to pay for people’s sins you were duped as all of us were. In the last three years, I started to ponder about how come a loving God would ask that from a Sun? Isn’t every single one of us responsible for our own errors? Aren’t we the makers of our own decisions? The world is still under the same Roman hell, it has not changed. Our laws are Roman-Khazarian. People are still the same and choose to remain complacent and do not make an effort of trying in being decent and treat others with respect and dignity which is another form of pure love. This is what Esu wanted people to understand, and never intended to build a Church, for the temple of God resides inside the heart of each human being, and you would do better just go and worship God under open natural light. Learn how to meditate, this is how you listen to God, while praying is speaking to God. Use your own words, talk to him like a friend, you do not need the repetitive Church prayers and rituals; these are dogma to brainwash you. Look at the cauldron of corruption that the Vatican manifested on this Earth. It has totally surrendered to 666. Why do they prey on little children and molest them sexually, like they did to the American Natives children in NFLD? Wasn’t the ultimate goal to destroy the teachings of the most brilliant man that came to Earth? After all the Romans were partners in crime with the Khazars and even cemented their alliance through marriage. The Khazars, today AshkeNAZl, are the majority of the people of Israel who follow the Talmud which if you read it, you’ll see who’s behind it; while the minority ten percent is Sephardic and follows the ancient Torah. These Sephardic used to live in harmony with the Palestinians before the creation of Israel, and today are disliked by the Talmudic Khazars who stole the Palestinian land. This is why Israel has a street with the name of Rothschild on it. Men are laughed at by Beelzebub, for they are such easy prey, easy to divide and conquer. Every single one of us knows the difference between right and wrong, but it is up to you to choose who you want to be.

    The other part of the confusion is to make people fall prey to entertainment drugs. Even the name should creep you out, for once you take them you become a slave. Slavery is always the mark of the Beast. Even through cigarette smoking the Deceiver gets you while you poison your body and ruin your health with nicotine: ” The great danger in the use of drugs and tobacco lies in the ignorance of the people as to what such drugs do to them. One of the worst, and most hidden dangers in that which you call smoking of tabacco, is that the processors are of the major cartel which also owns the pharmaceutical corporations worldwide and, in the processing and “curing” of the tobacco, sugar is utilized. Sugar then carmelizes in the burning process which creates a toxic cancer-causing element.” G.Ceres ] When it cannot get you through thse drugs it tries to get you through alcohol or food or sex, so that you are nothing more than an addict and all your thoughts just focus on the addiction, so that you do not focus on anything else than the body senses. Trapping you into it, is the ultimate victory for Lucifer, so that you never rise above it and think and feel with your soul. We are here to grow as soul not as bodies. Life here is just like “crossing a bridge”, before you know it you are in another dimension. There is no death, folks. But you will go to different places according to your actons and type of energy.

    The natural laws are simple and have no secrets reflecting the openess of our True Creator. If scientists have not discovered them yet, it is because they too are trapped inside the reality of 666. Vigilant is insightful in which he sees secrecy as the key word to spot the real spots of these deceivers. If they are secret you can be sure they do not have your wellbeing at heart, but the ultimate gain is to control you and manipulate you. Ignorance is not bliss, is slavery; and lack of awareness is the same as blindness.

  31. jay says:

    so is vigilant a christian? seems all of his true believers are.

  32. Kimani Love says:

    Thanks for all you insight Vigilant…You have no idea how you have changed my perspective on life…I surely do appreciate your work!

  33. mrchillz says:

    this article couldnt be farther from the truth,…..actually, this story is about the creation of the FEDERAL RESERVE and how it enslaved the people of America,…..

    whoever wrote this article is WAYYYYYYY OFFFFFF!!!!!!

    • The Wizard says:

      Wrong… It was written years before the Federal Reserve Act was even thought of. The "Wizard" was written in the 1890's and published in 1900. The Federal Reserve was 1913. The author "Baum", was a known writer of esoteric subject matter.

  34. Long Beach Abe says:

    Hey vigilant readers. Thought I’d share these two youtube videos I found linking 911 and the wizard of oz. The two videos are made from a Muslim perspective but still have quite a few valuable truths for Christians and nonChristians alike, many I had never considered.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePOzfxAR9bc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_otjrlf12k

  35. kermit says:

    I think the coded message here is more about american politics at the time than anything supernatural or conspiratorial. No heart, no brain, no courage – if that isn't supposed to be a dig at politicians, I don't know what is.

  36. Tom says:

    It has been claimed that Wizard of Oz synchronizes with Pink Floyd album The Dark Side of the Moon.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Side_of_the_Rainbow

  37. Len Hummel says:

    btw: "OZ" and "The Matrix" are classic examples of illuminati use of programmed-propaganda to "get the message out: … "evil is good, and good is evil." and: "Mankind can SAVE ITSELF!" – the most insideous LIE of them all!

    No doubt about it: the world is being prepared and programmed to receive the false messiah/antichrist.

    only the elect who TRULY Love GOD will be spared from this vast deception.

    * Revelation 22:10-12 * * Matthew 24:21-25 *

  38. Len Hummel says:

    “OZ” and “The Beast” is all about mind-control and attempts to discredit traditional and orthodox Christian truth and the salvation OF GRACE. … the illuminati is TOTALLY CONTROLLED by a satanic-agenda. never forget it.

  39. Len Hummel says:

    btw, as just an additional thought: “OZ” and “The Matrix” are classic examples of illuminati use of programmed-propaganda to “get the message out: … “evil is good, and good is evil.” and: “Mankind can SAVE ITSELF!” – the most insideous LIE of them all!

    No doubt about it: the world is being prepared and programmed to receive the false messiah/antichrist.
    only the elect who TRULY Love GOD will be spared from this vast deception.

    * Revelation 22:10-12 * * Matthew 24:21-25 *

  40. SAKINA says:

    strange as it is but my coments are not show so ill try again the cresent moon and star are not islamic at all the reason some muslims use this symbols is because when ottomans ivaded turky it was on there flag so the ottomans infact early islamic flags wer a plain block of colour symbols are not alowed in islam

  41. Please Listen says:

    Vigilant, Do a breakdown on "where the wild things are" In the previews all i see, is a little boy with a crown carrying a torch, running towards the sun, wiht his underground furyy (horn headed) friends…I remember something of the sort where the Demon said…"You can help me build our land, where you're free to do whatever you want" They might as well have said.."Do what thou wilt"

    All these movies, games, and music have 1 common agenda and that's to take your mind off of what's really important and further convince you that there is no Christ, no rules, you are free to do whatever you want, and that Satin is Que…I mean King…the symbology is EVERYWHERE…Most people dont want to believe it, b/c they would hate to believe or even assume that a Classic Children's Adaptation could be coded with secret Satantic and Un-holy messages! Who would have ever thought, that the Evil Geniuses behind Holly-Weird, would Dis-Illusions like this and many more??

    It's not a Game people WAKE UP…in every facet of OUR life, they are REMOVING JESUS CHRIST FROM THE "PICTURE"! The time is coming closer , Revelation WARNED us of the SAME things that are affecting us now…famine, lust, greed, crime, drugs, corrupt government, corrupt societies, calling evil good…vice versa, people being lover of themselves and material things… I know a lot of people are waiting for the "Special Ops" to kick down our door and tell us to take the 666 Chip or have our heads cut off.

    The bible is written in many parables and metaphors, so maybe when it said that they will accept the 666 on their foreheads and right hand, that could simply mean adopting the thoughts and actions of the un-holy?? All I know, is IF that's the case, I'm ready and I'm confessing Jesus Christ as my lord and savior, so DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO!

  42. !! says:

    Um, does anybody know what happened?

    I can't see the new article anymore, what's going on?

  43. !! says:

    Hey guys,

    anybody know why I can't see the new article anymore…

    there was a new one today…

    any ideas?

  44. !! says:

    where is the new article????

  45. Linda says:

    I love reading all your stuff man, and want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the tremendous work and time you put into these things. Please don’t stop! This is all very eye opening and informative. Everyone should be reading your stuff..

  46. mrhumblelong says:

    There are levels of gods from top to bottom. There is only one true God, the Creator of Love and Compassion and Peace. Unfortunately, a large portion of the world's population have trouble seeing what God is like since there are different counterfeit gods that are out there being taught by various leaders in various sects and cults, including those of organized religions. The world is being ruled by Egos of worldly leaders that are being dicated by different types of archons-the fallen angels who say they are "God" themselves. They are called upon by those worldly leaders to keep people away from the real God of Heaven which is manifested by Jesus Christ. Some people make God and his son Jesus Christ look bad because of the earthly "divine" leaders' own words and actions that violate the laws and teachings of heaven. The higher beings under God (the elite fallen angels) is called the demiurges that condone acts of violence and other barbaric acts of greed and other forms of destruction at the expense of the many in the name of "God". The demiurges has many helpers on earth starting with the small elite of people that dominate many countries of the world.

    Yes there are still many good people from different faiths who have no idea who is leading them but even fewer can withstand the hypnosis of these clever brainwashers to know the true God and his son Jesus Christ and merge their lives with their real teachings

    • the open minded says:

      you are exactly the kind of person I hate hearing! Other religions are older and have been around longer than Christianity who is to say your not the one believing lies.

  47. Ted says:

    The information is a great on the occult and Wizard of Oz and then reading between the paragraphs are occult advertisements for NUMEROLOGY by Numerology.com. ????????????

  48. nana says:

    fanks neva knew all these until i read it hear.God bless

  49. KidCharmichael says:

    Thanks, Vigilant. Great analysis. I don’t see what basis people have to challenge you … the Theosophy Society itself admits to Theosophy’s influence over Baum and ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ Its not really some mystery, its merely a matter of bringing it to the attention of the masses. I wish you would have gone more in-depth though, there are so many bizarre scenes in that movie that surely have secondary, occult meanings.

    I concur with everyone else … can you please write about ‘Phantasia’ and Disney films in general?

  50. Helena says:

    While sewing a Dorothy dress for my daughter's halloween costume, I asked myself; why? What is the psychic meaning of this task? This led me to discover your symbolic analysis of the Wizard of Oz and therby answer my question. Thank you. It all makes perfect sense in light of current challenges I'm encountering on my soul journey. It's uncanny too that I've been bombarded with spiral images in all of my creative work. The spirit world is truly syncronistic and we can all benefit from paying close attention to the messages coming our way. The trick is recognizing and being receptive to them.

  51. Melinda says:

    Just seen Parnissis and observed all symbolism – it’s dazzling and loaded from start to finish and is rich in meaning and messages – incredibly bold, blatent and a timely epic – also as one character says…for those who have eyes can see ….as he reveals the mystery in frontof of the unsuspecting public…however only those who are alert and aware can understand the literal meaning behind the works of ‘imagination’ – smokescreens and mirrors – false reality – behind the mask – revealing the true meaning – the devils ploys, tricks and sabotage techniques – pointing that if you know the truth you can read this film and the world for what is it’s true meaning …….. next up please Vigilante you have to de-code the sinister misinformation agenda behind ‘Legion’ – loaded with a diabolic twisted version of the fall and paints St Michael as a renegade against God and god is the enemy – it’s one of the most outrageous attempts by the dark side to reinforce their poisonous message of confusion and contempt for Christianity, and humanity…it is time to stand firm and expose the works of darkness – the plot and whole script is deluded and an insidious attempt to pervert, distort and destroy – to target St Micheal directly thorugh this film is Satans revenge and a direct taunt ……it is time…the sun is darkening…only faith will survive….keep up the good work V .

  52. Rome says:

    Hello Vigilant,

    You are very well educated on mind control, occults, demons, spirits etc etc. You seem to be very knowledgeable about your teachings. I believe most of everything you have said because my father wrote a book about occultic infiltration in the church. My father talked about masonry, occults etc etc. I remember when my brother and sister and I were watching a music video, he observed a scene where the artist created symbol of the horn hunter. Anyway, my question to you is, I noticed in your article about Dorothy and the Wizard of OZ and you stated The Wizard is in fact a stand-in for the personal God of the Christians and the Jews, the oppressive figure used by conventional religions to keep the masses in spiritual darkness: Jehova or Yahwe. It is later discovered that the Wizard is a humbug, a charlatan, who scares people into worshipping his Wizard. He surely could not help the characters complete their quest. If you read literature of Mystery schools, this point of view towards Christianity is constantly expressed. When you make this statment do you mean that Jesus is an individual who scares people into worshipping HIM? Do you believe in Jesus? You stated to me in an email you replied to me that you are a mystic christian and I don’t understand what you mean. Mystic people are into mysticism. It’s more than just a person who does not attend church services. You practice something….Do you believe that the world may be coming to an end? Is the Bible written by the inspiration of God? Is there a Jesus coming soon?

  53. Liz Goffe says:

    I just want to say my eyes are so open now and this information should be spread all over the world. These Freemasons, and Illuminati need their covers blown right off of them.. I am a God fearing woman who believes that God has the ultimate power and light… if people don’t know they better recognize Satan’s death has already been scheduled.

    God Bless and Goodnight

    p.s thanks so much for all of the information

  54. Fascinating piece. It eerily resonates with my own first experience of “The Wizard of Oz.” When I was three years old or so, I ate a tube of Crest toothpaste (which is actually rather poisonous stuff). I passed out, and when I came to, my mother was leaning over me in bed. On TV was “The Wizard of Oz.” I have never been able entirely to dissociate myself from the unsettling impression that it left on me.

    I hope this will not provide any helpful suggestions for mind-control operatives.

    Force-feeding Crest: torture or not?

  55. Vanessa says:

    I KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE WIZARD OF OZ.!!! I COME FROM A FAMILY WHERE EVERYONE THINKS MY HEAD IS ALWAYS IN THE CLOUDS BUT I KNEW SOMETHING WAS UP! THE STORY IS TOO CONVOLUTED AND THERE ARE TOO MANY DETAILS IN THE STORY THAT COULD HAVE BEEN OMITTED WITHOUT CHANGING THE MORAL. AND YOU WOULD THINK THAT THE AUTHOR WOULD WANT TO MAKE THE STORY AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE IF IT WAS FOR CHILDREN…..

    BUT IT ISNT!!!

    THANKS V.C.

  56. Riddle says:

    Again, really thought-provoking and fascinating article.. The Wizard of Oz has always been my de facto favorite movie of all time since I was a child, it is always there in the background and has always had special meaning for me. I think I always intuitively knew that it had other meanings as well. Besides it just being a wonderful movie. But you have even further opened my eyes about this as well. I have also read that L. Frank Baum actually also wrote this about the economic environment of the time (a timely lesson for us as well these days..), but in a symbolic way since he couldn’t reveal everything he knew. I can’t recall the name of the book that discusses this at the moment, but I will post it when I find it as well as the meanings of that interpretation if so inclined. You analyze these things with such a sharp mind and critical analysis, as well as intuitive understanding, just my style of writing. Your writing is so utterly objective and unslanted, just pure knowledge and truth! When people read ‘Occult’ they automatically think ‘evil’ but really the meaning is just ‘hidden.’ Thanks for pointing out the hidden meanings of this jem of a story. I think some may have misunderstood what you were trying to say, it is a wonderful story, heart-inspiring and with many deep meanings, more than one layer, that kind of work always has something to teach on many levels. That is what makes a piece of literature genuinely significant. I am a genuine truth seeker as well as you say on your About me section. I can relate. And I absolutely love your site! I am forever a loyal reader! See you again soon..

  57. If Vanessa sees this message, this is for her, the Vigilant Citizen is not saying the Wizard of Oz is ‘bad’ he is just pointing out the occult or ‘hidden’ meanings of it. But it is really a very good enlightening story, it gives a good message of how we don’t have to rely on an external ‘God’ meaning an idol (real God I believe is within us and he/she would want us to learn/do for ourselves, the ‘Gnostic’ Jesus I believe..). But it is really a very positive message.. I watched it for years as a child and it has never affected me in any negative way. There are plenty of other things that could have done that. But also, I don’t have the name of the book, but it is a book about the Federal Reserve system of all things, actually i think it may be the Web of Deceit, there is a picture of the FR on the front cover as a spider interestingly enough. It is written by a woman, can’t remember her name. But saying that so if you look up the book you know. Anyway, when Baum wrote this book, the federal reserve had just been formed some twenty or so years earlier, probably less when he wrote the book. But since he was aware of things and couldn’t say it all in clear terms, he wrote this book in symbols. So really the tin man represents the industrial industry or metal working, the lion represents oh I guess the unions (I forgot exactly, sorry) and the scarecrow represents the farmer who was beaten down by the corporate culture at the time, which is nothing compared to today. But ultimately the scarecrow (farmer) is victorious as he ‘gets a brain’ and decides to go into business for himself or something like that. The scarecrow becomes the leader of Oz in the end of the book/movie. And of course Dorothy represents the common man perhaps. I’d have to source the book to get all this exactly, but wanted to get the info out there.

    And somebody commented in one of the earlier posts that the red shoes were actually silver in the book, but due to the new technicolor film process, they were changed to red to show it off. But the silver represented the mint I believe. So we have another layer on top of another layer in this story. If the symbol is deep enough, it will penetrate endless layers, and the surface will be just as significant as the source.

  58. Child of GOD says:

    I have always loved this movie, but I always felt uneasy each time I watched it. I never missed a year up until the age of sixteen. One day, I can’t remember where, I saw a photo of one of the dwarfs hanging in a tree. It read that he had committed suicide. I hope this not to be true. I never watched it again. Did anyone ever hear or see that picture? Someone let me know if you have ever seen or heard of this. I actually saw it, but now I wonder if it was photo shopped. GOD bless each of you.

  59. weneedtoknow says:

    everytime i read one of your articles, i feel like im getting info that i SHOULD know. i used to think the movie had some kind of association with drug use but i had no idea it had anything to do with mk ultra.
    always scary-true, always informative, and always thought provoking, you are one heck of a writer.
    thank you for the news

  60. Teelix says:

    Bullshit. Isn't The Wizard of Oz based on Project MK Ultra?

  61. Teelix says:

    Sorry, I meant to say, the Wizard of Oz isn't based on Project MK Ultra, is it?

  62. Concerned Musician says:

    Vigilant – I’ve been reading your articles and I think they are brilliant! After reading one of your other articles about the use of ‘The Wizard Oz’ in Monarch Programming otherwise known as MK Utlra – I started seeing an ad for a new version of the movie on being broadcast on YouTube. Seven questions: 1. What do you think of this new version of “The Wizard of Oz” coming out on public television? 2. Why do you say Mariah Carey is a ‘Monarch Slave’? I absolutely adore her. I must point out that you’ve never analyzed one her songs. 3. How do you know that these ‘artists’ aren’t using these elements in their videos/songs for entertainment value? 4. Isn’t this the main purpose – to entertain the masses? Not to ‘brainwash’ the masses. I would think that you would need the analysis/stories of other Artists/CEO’s of Record Companies to make your story plausible. A sort of professional tree (kind of like a family tree only comprised of people that have worked together professionally) to connect the dots. 5. Are you writing these articles purely for entertainment purposes? If so I must say I have been thoroughly entertained because I can’t stop thinking about these articles. 6. Are there any wholesome artists out there? 7. Can you write an article on some of the wholesome artists (Not necessarily a christian/gospel artist) ?

  63. SofD says:

    Okay, I'm sorry, I'm fairly open minded, but come on – wizard of oz? I don't know whats worse – you analyzing it, or some weirdo rule 34-ing it!

  64. genesis says:

    I agree, now you're going on the the wizard of oz?!

    Good grief.

  65. Rebecca says:

    thanks for this. my mother always told me that there was something she didnt like about this movie and story. i didnt really think anything of it, but this really opened my eyes. i will admitt that when i discoverd your website i was thinking you were crazy and over analizing things but every article makes so much sense. and i like that you included both of god's names in this article. people always think our higher power is simply god but god has a name.

  66. Jesus Is Lord says:

    I appreciate the time and effort you all invest in researching information, however, many kids and adults have watched the Wizard of Oz over the years and although it was stated that it's about mind control, I can personally say I have not been influenced or affected by the movie or it's underlining occultic message.

    The title of the movie itself "The WIZARD of Oz", the wicked witch, and "demon" looking flying monkeys would make one think it has an evil component. However, keep in mind Dorothy was dreaming, and in the end, she woke up and it was just that a DREAM.

    Mature viewers know how to separate reality from fiction. For all the immature viewers (kids and adults alike), the occultic symbols or messages, if one doesn't know them, it goes over their head and means absolutely nothing and won't have an affect on you unless you invite it in and actively engage in it.

    I recently watched it with my 8 year old daughter and I'm sure if she flipped through the television and it was on again, she'll probably watch it and I wouldn't discourage it. It's ONLY a movie. Besides, she's covered by the Blood of Jesus and the Word of God through prayer and our relationship with God.

    I don't allow her to read or watch Harry Potter and discourage her from watching certain Disney programs like Wizards of Waverly Places and Raven, but there are occassions when she watches Disney and those programs are on. I explained to her why it's not of God, and I would explain the same thing to her about The Wizard of Oz.

    Thanks for sharing the information.

  67. Ali says:

    The scarecrow represents the (brain) intellect which is the attribute of Gemini, the Tin Man represents sympathy (heart), which is the attribute of Cancer, and the Lion represents courage which is the attribute of Leo….Yellow (straw) is the color of Gemini, Silver (Tin) is the color of Cancer and Gold (the lions color) is the color of Leo…Virgo is the harvest , the fruition of life's journey,(the harvest) and the end of the road for Dorothy its color is green this is what the Wizard of Oz (beauty) represents…Taurus indomital will is represented by Toto (instinct) and Dorothhy represents Ares the beginning (Dorothy hits her head, the organ of Ares) the baby signs which begins her journey throough the Zodiac…

  68. Sean says:

    I cant help but notice how all of these comments left by people who have read these articles, all praise the authors… Pot calling the kettle black??

  69. Dick Douglas says:

    Perhaps as an unconscious creation, a small maybe. But the symbolism EXACTLY matches William Jennings Bryan (known as "The Lion" of the Silver Movement) and his attempts to get the USA off the Gold Standard (yellow bricks). Even his dalliance is heroin (the poppys) is detailed. Dorothy's SILVER slippers were the answer to the problem – the banking establishment wanted the gold standard, and it was ruining America – Dorothy (the people), Scarecrwo (farmers), Tin Woodsman (factory workers) and Bryan the Lion. The Emerald City with it's "phony" big head represents the USA's march towards Oligarchy, or rule by those who can afford gold. We have now arrived at that city, and it's never been more important to understand what Baum wrote and meant.

    The associations are letter perfect. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cq9yEVcGIU

  70. TellAll says:

    We all should let everyone we know ,know about this if every one knew what they were watching/Listening to maybe they'd think twice

  71. Andrea says:

    I really appreciate this site. I started on the path to grow closer to the Lord, but found myself addicted to entertainment. Movies, ESPECIALLY the Wizard of Oz (my mother watched this movie as she was in labor with me, and they never let me forget, and played and played the movie until I knew it by heart…although I found it to be quite eerie)…

    I could watch Beyonce's videos for hours on end, and when they're over, that would put an extra dip in my hips. Lol. I was enamored by Jay-Z…I thought he was the perfect gentlemen in spite of his music.

    These addictions and admirations…I found myself studying a little bit less…thinking all of these things were harmless entertainment.

    What you write makes so much sense. I studied Aleister Crowley, after reading one of your articles. In learning about him, I found that he was associated with my favorite poet, William Butler Yeats. WOW.

    People are blind to this information, don't care to be educated; they call it hating. Well this is confirmation that your information is true, because people actually look at these artists like they're without fault…like gods. They act like people don't have wicked minds.

    Anyways, I had a gut feeling that Wizard of Oz had a deeper, even twisted theme to it. My parents are now working with my child…getting him into that movie. Last year, it sent him into hysterics. He was 2 years old and it all looked scary to him. They showed it to him back to back this Christmas. Now… He talks about it CONSTANTLY. How in the world do I nip that in the bud?

    I find it quite odd that they show that movie most during Christmas….anywho…

    Kudos. Thank you so much for the information.

  72. Katherine Halpin says:

    I like this interpretation but I thought it was focused on political symbolism. I believe it was the retribution of the average farmer during 1896 in America. In the book Dorothy dawns a pair of silver slippers which would represent the silver coinage the People’s party was pushing for in order to get themselves out of debt. The farmer was represented by the scarecrow as being without a brain as they thought, in that time period, the only way out of the system of indebtedness was to produce more of a product. There was a constant outlay. The Witch’s of the east and west were the parties of the democrats and republicans. There’s more, but what do you think? By the way, I absolutely love this site. It’s very eye opening and my family and I can’t stop talking about it. Thank you vigilant citizen!

  73. Mystic Christian says:

    The Wizard of Oz contains a beautiful, and truthful, allegory from which mankind may benefit. It is not so much a case of providing one's own salvation, but through self-mastery of the lower-ego the Christ within may express itself.

  74. jerry says:

    wow.

    the illuminati are more insane than i had previously thought.

    all this symbolism EVERYWHERE and no one thinks a thing of it.

    we already are a luciferian society, theyv just gotta make it official

  75. Rebekah says:

    i love ur articles….very very interesting, but one article that i would love to read about is, miley cyrus. her party in the usa video. i know those have occult symbolisms in her video

  76. Ellie says:

    Yes, it really is about the political/economic issues of the time. William Jennings Bryan declared, "You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold."

    There may well be some other allusions within the book as well but it's mostly about the gold/silver economic standards. "Oz" is the abbreviation for ounce, by the way. (Gold and silver are measured in ounces.)

  77. Lucia says:

    Okay, VC:

    Having been a Theosophist myself, I realize that this philosophy is erroneous for two very important reasons. It teaches reliance on the self and a rejection of God as a personal being. Reality bites, let's face it.

    While on its surface, Theosophy is philanthropic, and attractive in an intellectual sense, it is ultimately self-centered.. Making sacrifices for the good of others, and, a recognition that this physical plane is not our home, so don't get too attached, just seems so much more mature. The person of God, our creator is our ultimate goal and, no offense, infinitely more desirable than some esoteric plane of existence.

    Since the God of Christianity is Caritas, that is, perfect charity, it stands to reason that any system opposed to Him cannot, logically, help us to reach this ultimate good. .

    I sincerely believe that this philosphy helped to usher in the modern age and the "brave new world" we are experiencing today. Where is this enlightenment its practitioners speak of? I do not blame the devotees of Theosophy, as I am sure they are all as sincere, altruistic and well-meaning, as was I.

    But the fruits of this tree has ushered in the age of mass genocide in the name of eugenics, abortion and euthanasia. I derive this conclusion based on my own personal experiences. Tell me, what good has all this "enlightenment" brought?

    Also, the reincarnation belief just doesn't hold water.

    A creator willing to come as one of us, and suffer and die to save us from the results of our errors just can't be beat . And then to be united to this ultimate Good? Count me in. The only real power we have is to discern carefully and choose a good, rather than a harmful path. There are pitfalls, and deceptions, and that is what makes it such an interesting ride.

    My challenge to anyone following this path is to show me some substantial good that has come from this occult "knowledge", becuase it just looks like a deception to me.

  78. maryancuizon says:

    -really?oh no!..even childcare's movie and story too?

    -they are really desperate to influence everyone!:-(

  79. spacegemini says:

    just found the site. i'm a taoist pagan, and have studied carl jung and joseph campbell (those who have also studied symbols). the wizard of oz has been a favorite since i was a child, and although many of the points in this article aren't new to me, i did enjoy learning about theosophy.

    any explanation for the way pink floyd's dark side of the moon cd fits with the movie, even though it cycles through 3 times during the course of the movie? ;)

  80. spacegemini says:

    @ lucia,

    enlightenment (to me) isn't about forcing my beliefs on the rest of the world. it's about finding serenity and bliss here and now. unfortunately, there are people who don't follow their own bliss, and they are living lives full of guilt, remorse, and misery. people feel forced to be independent, and yet many of them subscribe to religions in which they aren't responsible for what's happening in their own lives.

    new age, pagan, and other esoteric paths are still in the minority, even though sites like this focus on them. these paths have not created the problems you mention, and holding them responsible is another way of passing the buck.

  81. john darc says:

    God is the name

    you give to the self

    you think

    is outside you.

  82. Sue L says:

    Wow, this was a Brilliant article.

    Do u think therz a connection between this and beyonce's SWEET DREAMS song? Coz the video is kinda similar to the story. and they both have something to do with mind control .check it:

    – Beyonce's asleep, lavitates and goes into another world

    – at the end of the vid, she clicks her shoes together just like Dorothy does to go back home

    ????????

  83. geoff says:

    This may be slightly off topic but i recently watched the film "Chapter 27", a film about David Chapman and the assassination of John Lennon. In the film Chapman has a strange attachment to a post card depicting the characters from "The Wizard of Oz". This attachment is never explained, at least not to my understanding. When i was watching this film i instantly began to think of rumors i heard of Chapman being a victim of mind control to kill Lennon. When i saw the post card i thought of the theory that "The Wizard of Oz" was a "trigger" for mind control. Being used to awaken a dormant hypnotized state of mind. I was wondering if you could maybe do an article on the these theorys and or the movie "Chapter 27". the movie is fucking creepy and if Chapman really was a victim of mind control someone deffinetly added symbolizm that they thought only they would under stand.

    Keep up the good work.

  84. Emily says:

    So what is the occult meaning behind the other books? Isn’t there like 14 in the series? Yeah, I think there is. What does the glass cat have to do with all of this stuff? Or how about Ozma does she have some significant meaning behind her? How can you be basing this off of the movie? It follows almost nothing of what Baum wrote. Did you know the Wizard of Oz becomes a good person later on in the books? How could he be seen as an oppressing God if he later becomes one of the main character’s best friends? And she does go back to Oz numerous times so how could her first visit be seen as a spiritual journey that ends in her being comfortable at home? Because she does want to go back to Oz and enjoys it in the other books.

    source: a common knowledge of the series. Read all of them at least four times when I was ten, and more since then.

  85. Joel says:

    in lady gaga's monster ball tour,

    her and her three friends are swept away in a twister.

    when the twister dies down, she is a massive white fairy

    looking somewhat like the wood witch of the north

    are there any other occult symbols throughout this show?

  86. elisabeth says:

    Ummm are you implying that Jehova is the oppressive figure used by conventional religions to keep the masses in spiritual darkness, because I really don't understand what you mean by that.

  87. Vangie says:

    You know this is so ridiculous. I'm 12 and I love or loved the Wizard of Oz.. I would get so excited when it was coming on. I looked at it as an "old classic." But I'm starting to realize (thanx to this website) that the world is such a messed up place. I really do think things are nearing its end. With the way people are going against God these days, there can't be another million years to go, just can't. I mean Wizard of Oz of all movies and that song, I mean, wow. I've been a christian from birth and of course my mom and Pastor ALWAYS told us about that stuff. But come on, we're youth, we wanna have fun, listen to music, watch movies. But you really have to be careful to what you let enter your mind these days. Man, it really is just you and God in this world. You can't trust anything, even some christian music probably has signs like this in it. Kirk Franklin for one. Please do some research on him and expose him for what he really is, a pretender. And I commend you for doing the research to prove to so many people (even thought some are still blinded) just how the outside world really doesn't care. So so many of my classmates can stop kneeling down to Beyonce and Lil Wayne and even Jay Z. I want the world to go to heaven. Who doesn't? But what can you do today, in this sinful world, what can you do?

  88. Michael says:

    Nobody makes the most obvious connections.

    SYDNEY AUSTRALIA is referred to as THE EMERALD CITY.

    The QUEEN pronounces (sounds like in occult is more important than spelt like) Australia like "OZ TRAIL EE A"

    AustraliA – the "A" is a pyramid with a capstone.

    OZ = OUNCES the standard measurement of GOLD.

    YELLOW BRICKS = GOLD BARS. FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD (repeated in the movie) Follow the TRAIL of GOLD.

    FOLLOW THE TRAIL OF OZ or the OZ TRAIL.

    AU is the atomic symbol for GOLD

    The suffix for Australian websites is DOT COM DOT AU / DOT ORG DOT AU ETC.

    Why spell it AUStrailia .why not Oztrailia. Because AU means Gold. and it SOUNDS like OZ, which is how Gold is measured. It's an encoded name.

    Does anyone think that the land mass that the British "found", was name by accident, with tickets in a hat? The sorcerers named things since way back when, it's all part of their encoded reality and mind control. All crap of course.

    Like all good LEGAL notices, Wizard of OZ does one thing right: it tells you how to get out of the Emerald City / the illusion / the crazy world we are in. It tells us, correctly: WE have the power. We must wish it, pray, and have the right intention in our hearts, and this world can be transformed.

    Notice how the good witches come in ORBS have you googled ORBS lately and had a look at photos people have taken of these. How did they know what to make them look like when they made the movie? Or were they just prescient.

    CAN BER RA in the ACT (Australian Capitol Territory) in Australia is the capitol city of Australia. It houses a government house that has more occult symbolism in it than Washington DC and the city of London put together. Yes, pyramids within pyramids, and much more. It's also like a hobbit hole, set in the ground. and it's covered in GREEN GRASS, also like an Emerald City in a way. This building is like they said ok boys throw everything in there and then some. It is noted for being FAR LARGER than EVER necessary even for Australias very over sized government (more politicians per capita than perhaps anywhere). It is noted for being extremely expensive. It could be a center of operations for the planet easily for the ruling elite. I'm not the only one saying this, it's widely observed obvious possibility.

    It has the same "sophisticated" (by their standards) automated surface to air missile system as employed under the white house lawn and the pentagon (which was not activated on 911). Normally you need a code when it bleeps at you or you get shot down pronto. Nowhere else in the world as far as I know have the "americans" (pentagon complex) shared that technology with.

    Henry Kissinger came to Australia to oversee the building of the "par liar ment" or "parley ment" house and took a keen interest in it. Why? He's not Australian. He is often credited with being the real brains inside the white house, sitting in the presidents chair since at least Nixon, probably before, and certainly through Bush 1, Klinton and Bush 2. A super criminal well beyond and smarter than a Stalin or Hitler, he still walks around free and nobody has tried to put him in prison for being the arch murdering criminal mad man that he is.

    The Rothschilds have a heavy presence in Oz Trailia.

    MURDOCH is Australia, he owns half the worlds media.

    Canber RA is the center of operations for the New World Order, it is the base they will all fly to and live on when the SHTF. Google Canberra and look at the street plans and the building.

    think about it. HUGE land mass, Geographically isolated, self sustainable, low numbers, gullible easily controlled disarmed fluoridated population taxed at over 60% unquestioningly, totally controlled major media, massive US bases under and over ground. the super elite can retire to New Zealand pristine and clean.

    I wonder if all the stolen Gold has been hidden in Australia, or does it mean follow Australia the leader? Follow he OZ Trail or Yellow brick road? Dark City was made in Australia (watch it unbelievable). The Matrix was too, as was the last three Star Wars movies, all on MURDOCHS FOX studio (F=6 O=15, 1+5=6 X=24, 2+4=6, FOX=666 (are you watching 666 news tonight?)) including the star wars FALL OF THE REPUBLIC movie which was an allegory of the USA today. Lucas' portrayal of the "ultimate evil" character – the emperor – the mastermind of the galactic tyranny that takes over the galaxy, using occult supernatural forces as the pre-eminent means of doing so – is unbelievably spot on. It seems so accurate in it's psychology, it's portrayal of the character, one has to wonder what HE knows, or has been shown, or was "gifted" with being able to write and create on film… If Europe descended into anarchy, and USA descended into Anarchy, Asia could easily turn in on itself (internal in fighting) Russia China and India are at odds, Nobody is unbiased, what country could be suggested as a new UN (meaning UN as in UNgodly UNgood, UNclean and also sounds like ONE in french) base of operations? Well PROBABLY AUSTRALIA.

    When the US currency collapses totally, and there is no way they can any longer sustain their military, they will have to default on all kinds of stuff. What is going to happen most likely is that the new World Currency Bank (not the existing world bank but a new one) will offer "bonds" to America in exchange for it's military hardware and systems. They have trillions in hardware – planes, warships, satelites. It will all be sold to the world system and just like in star wars, the clone army that was there for "defending the republic" will be suddenly co opted to the empirical system that nobody saw coming. It will be their bargaining chip to "get out of debt" and stop invasion from people like China and Russia that will be wanting payment.

    "So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause".

    Having said all that, I think that frankly the elite of the planet if you can call them that, have no idea as to what is really going on, they have mis interpreted all of the freemasonic and mystery school information, because they did not have the level of consciousness necessary to understand and interpret it properly. It can't be used for evil, the true original sources of that information, if it is still in existence written down, had nothing to do with what they are doing, which is a totally fabricated autonomous notion they are experimenting with. Ultimately they will fail because they are trying to create a closed loop of consciousness where they can be masters. They have to fail. The bubble will pop. All power is illusion. Infinite Love and Wisdom is the true nature of the universe.

    Yes theosophy has been used for evil, and that's because it too like so much other stuff is a bit of truth mixed up by people who just thought they were all that (like blavatsky) and didn't really know squat. Life is simple, listen to the Earth, the Earth is beautiful, it wants you to be happy, peaceful. The funny thing is, Michael Jackson had it righter than anyone realises: and look what they called him "WHACKO JACKO" "CRAZY MICHAEL". They really attacked him virulently, and you have to ask why, why did they feel so threatened by him? I'm not defending him for anything wrong he did (which I don't believe he did), but, he said it "Have a soft heart, like children," "Be innocent like children that's what life is about".

    Jesus said to be like children too, be with a soft heart, that is the way to God. Through that, healing can come, and we can reintegrate the wounded parts of our souls that we keep in a fractured state because we don't want to face the pain, and our ego demands otherwise. That is why innocence and humility lead you to God, ego and resistance lead you to misery. Be strong but be strong through innocence and humility. Look at Hitler, he exemplified strength or so he thought to his people, and so they thought: in reality, if you look at it through open eyes, and without judgement he was a weak, decadent lost soul who was totally empty and broken. To the elite someone like that was strong. To the wise observer he was lost, and weak. It's about perspective. That's why evil people like the global elite can never win, ultimately they must lose, it is in their nature, and their cycle of learning.

    There are good things happening in the world that the evil doers and the rest of us too cannot fathom, spontaneous acts of kindness, unexpected wind falls for the good, humanity is a beautiful promising species, and we will over come this small dilemma a blip on a difficult past unforgotten but unstained on beautiful future. Have faith and hope. The universe is big, and we are small physically but the life force that gives us our experience here is unlimited in it's love, compassion, and intelligence, it can see through all difficulties, unlock all locks, decode all puzzles, answer all problems, cure all diseases, and we just need to surrender to that while doing all we can to make the world the moral, peaceful, innocence preserving paradise and home that it is where freedom is the foundation and happiness the fruits of our labour, not debt and slavery to a pyramid scam.

  89. Darrell says:

    You may delete this if you wish, since it is undermining your theories.

    But almost all of what you posted comes from the MGM musical which was made around 20 years after Baum's death.

    In the book, there is NO mention of a spiral road, that was added in the musical.

    Dorothy does not receive help from a spiritual guide in Glinda, she first receives assistance from The Witch of the North, a separate figure, and in the end must travel south to meet Glinda.

    By reading your article, you seem rather familiar with Baum himself, but not at all familiar with his books, perhaps you read them long ago, but you seem to be basing your all of your theories (besides the Silver Shoes) on the MGM musical, which as I stated was not created by Baum, and is a totally different entity than the book, only loosely based on the book in fact.

  90. Arthur Eddington says:

    I'm grateful for the information on the site but have to ditto the last point on this particular item.

    Ellen Brown's Web of Debt Brown begins with an able explanation of Baum's symbolism which is based on financial issues not spiritual ones: Gold (yellow brick/oz) and silver (slippers), the cowardly lion (William Jennings Bryan) and all the other connections to the free silver movement that was ragging at the time Baum wrote his book.

    Baum's Theosophical beliefs need to be expounded on, but using the Hollywood version of his book done after his death is somewhat problematic.

  91. LadyChristLover says:

    Yo , the WEIRDEST part of this article is when it said "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" is the most dissociative song , it suddenly was heard on my TV ;; guess what I'm watchin' ? Face/Off ! wth is up with the world man ! I can't wait 'til Jesus come back , I gotta get the heck up outta here . . .

  92. Anthony says:

    I would avoid any references to Fritz Springmeier as he is clearly a con man. Perhaps he gives some truthful facts but then mixes in obvious lies and BS either in an attempt to deceive or simply because he is a con man who regurgitates what he read or heard to use in his scam. Fritz is a Fraud so watch out for that con man!

  93. CRISHUNA says:

    THAT LAST PICTURE IS REALLY DISTURBING. PLZ ANALYZE IT FOR ME VC.. ITS LIKE I SEE MEANING , LIKE THE TINMAN AND HIS NEED FOR OIL…SO BREAK IT DOWN FOR ME BROTHER

  94. Enlightened says:

    It is a pagan beliefe that every human has a "divine spark" in them to reach god-status or whatever you want to call it. In Chrisitanity it is believed that Jesus was divine or had divinity in him. That sounds like deeply embeded pagan belief in Christianity to me.

  95. Enlightened says:

    Pagans worship the sun as their main god or one of their main gods..it is interesting to notice that every picture of Jesus has a sun or illumination around his head. Ancient Egyptians believed that Ra (the one eyed god) was killed and resurected after three days which was way before Christianity began.

    The One eyed pagan god is constantly promoted by the popular pop artists of hollywood like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and so on.

  96. Lacey says:

    We're watching this in homeroom after testing because we were bored, but I'm just looking for symnbolism:D.

  97. shannin amazzing says:

    one of the munchkis has horn in the begining when hes singing the lollipop song

  98. Princess Jewel says:

    At times like this, we really need to pray. That's all I can say for now.

  99. joss says:

    WHAT? Jehova is not god of darkness…

    I really don’t understand what you mean by that.

  100. Elad says:

    The wizard of oz was symbolic to the troubles children go through every day

    it was symbolic to all the feelings and emotions a child feels and sometimes its

    healthy to escape but in the process of escapeing she grew there is nothing satanic about it

    make it what you want but do not distort purity

  101. Timothy says:

    I'm sorry to put this on here but I have no idea how to contact you.

    Listen to the lyrics of "UltraViolet" by the Stiff Dylans.

    It talks about so many Illuminati references with all seeing eyes and blinding power.

  102. sowhat says:

    Wow pretty interesting and creepy but can someone explain if its good or bad meaning in the movie. I thought it was a good thing to follow ur intuition and stuff. THe wizard thing i do get is bad about how christianity is a lie but the rest about seperating material from spiritual seems like a good message

    Love the website by the way

  103. oy vey says:

    PROPAGANDA….90% truth…10% lies.

    Our race is the Master Race. We are divine gods on this planet. We are as different from the inferior races as they are from insects. In fact, compared to our race, other races are beasts and animals, cattle at best. Other races are considered as human excrement. Our destiny is to rule over the inferior races. Our earthly kingdom will be ruled by our leader with a rod of iron. The masses will lick our feet and serve us as our slaves."

    — Menachem Begin – Israeli Prime Minister 1977–1983

    iamthewitness.com

    wakeupfromyourslumber.com

    theinfounderground.com

    google it's the jews stupid

    Joe Biden "I'm a Zionist"

    google any world leader's name, put "rabbi" after it…hit

    images…these are the real Men in Black.

  104. Jon says:

    There's a book on The Wizard of Oz being an allegory for the money system involving gold and silver in the late 19th century. Very interesting.

    As a side note, you need to talk about circumcision in America since 1955. It has resulted in the underdevelopment of boys and correlates with the decline of America, including statistical positive correlations between murder rates, rape rates, divorce rates, suicide rates, as found in Circumcision: The Hidden Trauma, by Ronald Goldman.

    In addition, a mention of foreskin restoration would be great to try to get men to salvage what was rightfully theirs.

    Thank you.

  105. David Russell says:

    I read what I thought was a better analysis of the book at this site:

    http://www.helium.com/items/611518-reflections-at

    The man behind the curtain correlates to the idea of "Man creating God in his own image".

  106. Mark B says:

    Jon, "The Secret of Oz", a documentary on the history of money, also loosely ties the allegory of L. Frank Baum's book to the financial history of the U.S.A., but seems to strain at some points. After reading this article, I'm convinced that Vigilant is right, noting that Baum was a Theosophist, and the imagery fits so closely with those beliefs. I suppose it's possible that the symbolism could have dual meaning. Does anyone else have an opinion on this?

  107. kohji says:

    Vigilant, you are an amazing individual. I love how you keep posting these illuminating articles in the face of unfortunate criticism from the foolish profane (esp concerning the lady gaga stuff). Anyways, I just wanted thank you for posting your great material and let you know that I look forward to reading your insights every time you come out with them. I'm a fan. Namaste!

  108. Daniel Carela says:

    hi im 12 years old and i am wondering if i should be looking at this stuff thank you anyway you have opened up my mind and i try to be careful with things. thx!

    • Elyani says:

      Im 11 and read alot on this website. its good to learn and becareful. stuff like this opens your eyes :)

  109. ian davies says:

    Here is a link to Bill Still's film'The Secret Of Oz'
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMz_tm5NGsE

  110. Kay says:

    Great writing, except… the correct title is "Over the Rainbow". :)

  111. Missed it says:

    You're still caught up in the left/right paradigm that Alex Jones has so expertly plagiarized from his betters. The Holy Spirit (holy simply means set-apart from the world) is rooted in the truth of the scriptures and not the mystery religions that you seem to have fallen for. I wonder how much you have truly studied these things for if you had you would know that all of the mystery religions are joined by the same themes, all of which have their root in Sumer and the fall of the tower of Babylon. Nimrod (Osiris) was the first city builder and the first man/king to make war on others. The New World Order stems directly from Nimrod and the true Father (YHWY) stopped the first attempt of a NWO by simply speaking His will into reality. Since confusing the languages (babel) it has taken fallen man over four thousand years to get back to the point at which Nimrod was at. There will not be any New World Order ruled by evil men, it has all been destined to fail.

    Theosophy is rooted in sun worship and the "god" of Theosophy is Lucifer. It is the antithesis of Christianity (not man-made religion but the truth and the way Jesus taught us through love and sacrifice) and is cloaked in mysticism and ritual. The Catholic Church (The Vatican) is simply a modern day continuation of the ancient mysteries. The pope in none other then the high priest of all the mystery religions. Catholicism has nothing to do with Jesus Christ. Christ is simply a cloak the mother church wraps herself in to deceive the masses of her true intentions. The symbolism and ancient pagan ceremonies found within Catholicism (The Universal Church) lead directly back to Nimrod and the tower of Babel (gateway or doorway to God).

    Christianity has nothing to do with the "right wing" or politics in general. The teachings of Yahushua Messiah (Jesus Christ) are the opposite of the teachings of secular society, thus "Render to Caesar what is Caesar's" and "to God what is God's". Organized religion (specifically organized Christianity) has nothing to do with the truth, it is a creation of man and is built on the traditions of men instead of the dictates and truth of God. It is illogical and short-sighted to reject Christianity simply because Luciferians in sheep's clothing have taken it over and co-opted the name of our Savior to deceive the masses. All one has to do is read the scriptures for themselves to learn that organized Christianity is nothing more then a control mechanism.

    Jesus taught us the way, it is up to us individually to either follow or reject Him. Unfortunately many people have been fooled into following Theosophy (by way of the inaccurate documentary Zeitgeist) or Luciferianism

    in place of the real truth. Instead of simply believing what you want to believe because it suites your itching ears (self-deception) you would do well to research the subject thoroughly. Zeitgeist was completely based on the writings of Helena Blavatsky and her fallacious fantasies. Trying to nail down anything in writings resembling a fact is akin to waiting for pigs to fly. People like Jordan Maxwell and Michael Tsarion, Zacharia S. and the rest of the pseudo-scholars that Paul Joseph used to deceive young people into thinking Jesus Christ is a myth can be proved to be liars and antichrist. All it takes is a little time and some solid research.

    Truth cannot be found in mysticism and ritual, God is a Spirit not a carnival ride to please or entertain you. People are so easily sidetracked by bells and whistles, hence the state of our present world. In order to worship God you must worship Him in spirit, not in ignorant rituals and misleading feelings. We reject many things out of hand and out of ignorance, mainly because they do not agree with what we want to believe. Truth does not always comfort, sometimes it hurts. Without opposites we wouldn't be able to discern to the truth. Suffering exists to contrast the good things in this world. A short life ending in physical death makes our lives mean something and forces each and every one of us to to either follow our Creator or follow ourselves.

    • They Live says:

      Wonderful breakdown!

    • Wide awake and liste says:

      Well stated, your insight is dead on. Too often we get side-tracked with what we see and neglect the absolute truth that God is a spirit and cannot be seen with natural eyes. We must commune with him in spirit and in truth. In order to do so we must have a willing and honest heart, he will not force himself into your life but ratherhe will knock patiently awaiting your response.

    • casey says:

      zeitgeist isn't false. i believe in jesus, but zeitgeist simply points out the church misappropriates lots of pagan rituals to trick people into joining them. that is a fact. like you said, this doesnt make the true message of christ false, it makes organized religion false

  112. Stugoda says:

    At last !, the discussions turn to the economic meaning of the original story and not this claptrap peddled out by a bunck of american banknote folding kooks who seem to be so obsessed with all this Illuminati twaddle.

    Yes, doubtless, there are people in power who seek only to serve themselves and theirs at the expense of the downtrodden. It is clear, however, that, knowing you 'nuts' are out there ready to jump on anything going and 'expose' it, some in the media are doing this just to get your backs up.

    Also, for those hankering after the return of Jesus (yehoshua, saviour, etc). The saviours of the past have brought something not wanted by those who they were speaking for. In other words christians get ready,coz when it does happen you ain't gonna like it and will probably want to crucify her.

    I just hope you can be grown up enough to embrace this change that your new messiah will bring to the table, instead of whining on about the old ways like the jews with jesus, and the kind of rubbish Moses had to put up with.

    Still; have to say this is one of my fave websites for keeping up to date with all this crazy stuff.

    Love and forgive everyone. It's the most powerful thing you can do… !

  113. Lim Lynn says:

    http://www.sabian.org/alice1mj.htm Strange about Sabian interpreting Alice in Wonderland literature. I wonder if Vigilant next article can explaina bout Alice in Wonderland???

  114. Amore says:

    Christianity is on a definite decline: Biggest, richest population of self-identifying members in the world but loaded with hypocrites and phonies (there are prophesies of that too, whether or not it's coincidental), what would Jesus say? Seems everyone believes their religion's the right one and most of them have good aspects IMO.

  115. cccc says:

    the reason it became so popular back then was it's relation to populism, not religion.

  116. Dalia says:

    I pray to God that Vigilant is Muslim lol : ) God bless you all people Christian or Muslim I respect anyone who believes in God whatever their faith may be .. at the end of the day we are not openly challening God as the illuminati do, faith its the only thing that will get us through these times with our sanity intact. We grew up watching stuff like the wizard of oz and disney cartoons they probably affected us more than we know. Thanks for making us more aware of what we are watching

  117. Anika says:

    Hi vigilant citizen,

    I have been following your blog for a few months now and feel it has truly opened my eyes to the 'real' world we live in today. I saw this documentary about the wonderful wizard of oz and it seems it has another meaning alongside the esoteric meaning. This video explains how L Frank Baum was against the federal reserve printing money and disguised these views in his childrens book. I just thought you might find this interesting;

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U71-KsDArFM

  118. ButtaFlyy says:

    Did anyone ever notice how thae Emerald City resembles the city of Metropolis?!

  119. texmanz says:

    buttaflyy did you mean emerald city resembles the city of metropolis in superman cartoon

  120. amanda says:

    This is crazy, my mom has been OBSESSED with this movie ever since she was little. She has two curio cabinets full of Wizard of Oz items…

  121. terry says:

    Read dna in the sands of time its life changing and that book will tell you who created you where you came from and where your going

  122. Sarahnp says:

    Thank you for the article, it is such and excellent reference, as is your site. And now to see the video of the Newton kids singing Over the Rainbow"!

  123. PeterinBK says:

    I just watched the recently released Oz the Great and Powerful in the movie theater which got me thinking about the original Wizard of Oz in which I always thought there was religious symbolism. Oh how Google can be so handy directing me to your post.

    Whether Baum intended it or not I think your argument is very well supported (up until the Monarch mind control stuff which comes out of left field.) Further, I think your analysis is the most concrete out there – even more so than the dominant "political satire" reading of it.

    I'm one who thinks that artists don't often know the subtext that can eventually be derived from their work. I think the subconscious creeps into the work and can later be revealed. Of course at times it is and can be intentional. Who knows in this case? Either way it's a cogent interpretation.

    Thank you.

  124. Phil says:

    Is illumination a bad thing? I've considered it bad if it's what the Illuminati want and what the initiates desire. But isn't illumination enlightenment? Enlightenment is good. There's also transformation, which is becoming a psychic vampire, by taking the oath, but that's something different. Then there's the Great Work, which s merging your lower self with your higher self, is this the illumination? Is illumination brought by understanding Lucifer and evil though? Or is it by understanding and knowing good and evil? What about neutral?

    So illumination, and allllllllll of this talk about it, when we die we know all anyway. Why do the occult orders even bother? So is knowing, being enlightened or illuminated death with retaining a body? Is that the point? Because everything else becomes too vague after that.

    I'm a bit confused only by understanding the Illuminati fully. We all know they worship Lucifer, the higher ups, or do they want to expose the life illusion and to surpass Lucifer and god and become their own thing, well, they'd would say to become gods. It sounds like delusions of grandeur.

    So, my simple question I made confusing, is illumination – when you make it out to be clear – a good or bad thing?

  125. Superstice says:

    pour la couleur vert emeraude , on dit qu'une emeraude est tombée sur le front de lucifer lors de sa chute et au passage la substance chimique bio luminessante produite par les Lucioles est de couleur verte emeraude et se nomme luciferinne…

  126. Timerider says:

    So many esoteric opinions! One has mentioned how evil the Talmud is and I agree, maybe more so than the Cabala.
    The Zionist state of Israel is evil! The small percentage of true Torah students and all other religions are in much danger there!
    As for the Wizard of OZ, I read the Islamic Mother of all Books and in it was mentioned the Emerald City and the one behind the curtain! There is much more to the story written by Baum than meets the eye. Many levels maybe to hide the truth. Theosophy and the other religions mentioned are very Gnostic in their doctrines. To me as a small child this story in movie form was just a fantasy and never really had affect in a deep way. It seemed almost meaningless to me. However it has affected American society and the world over the years.You cannot touch my sealed Spirit that has been conceived and awakened by Father's Holy Spirit! I feel so bad for the destruction of the actors like Norma Jean and Judy Garland with so many others like them. Many of the male actors also are just slaves to the system in Hollyweird! I love acting but I know it is slippery ground. Many good films and stories have been enacted by really great actors.Money is so paramount to the rulers in Hollywood and ruthlessness abounds. To many other strange sins are there and not enough room and time to mention them all.Keep your eyes on Messiah Jesus/Yashua, walk that pathway to Father and total life and truth…….

  127. Melissa says:

    I always hated this movie. I never even got halfway before calling it quits. I found it to be boring and annoying lol

  128. abvc123 says:

    VC,
    Perhaps check out the animated movie "Ghost in the Shell". Sometimes it seems animes are really prophecies, especially from certain studios.
    But one scene that caught my eye in context of symbols within Gits was a tree image on a wall, with a top marked "hominis" and various branches that were also marked but one would have to see it in slo mo to read em.

  129. 123456affa says:

    speaking of movies: "Elysium" with M.Damon .Just see the trailer.

  130. Sammy says:

    I know this is extremely old but I'm going to post anyways. I have an issue with astral projection and the silver cord reference, because I myself astral project spontaneously, without wanting or willing myself to do so. I've astral projected many times while in the REM state right before sleep. I am a christian and I always go with my gut feeling and nothing has ever felt wrong when that happens. But yet I'll read things that astral projection is occult work and devil's work. But that's not how I feel about it at all. It's not as if I try to do it either. It's something that is already inside of you. I just get confused with that aspect. It doesn't resonate with me. I love all of your posts, but for some reason I find myself not really connecting with what is said about astral travel.

  131. Austin says:

    Ive gained new respect for l frank baum, (spelling)
    leaving behind christianity will cause a positive awakening,
    however the elite have abused this. Christianity teaches people to follow the elite unconditionally, not to follow what you think is right, whatever god says goes. This is an unhealthy thought process in a nation where the elite can use that type of thought process to their advantage! Its a fact.

    If people follow spiritual philosophies that encourage them to rely on themselves instead of a Hierarchy, we will more easily turn away from the messages being pounded into the masses heads. That's why we're all here on this website isnt it? because we followed OUR suspicion? The bible never warned anyone about the illuminatti. if anyhting, its helped them along. A country filled with people that take orders from a book without questioning it is an easy country to fool with propaganda. And now they twisted the wizard of oz to fit their propoganda as well.

    DON'T BLINDLY FOLLOW SOMETHING FOR ANY REASON EVER.

  132. wizkey says:

    "Almost all documentation relating to the MK Ultra project and Mind Control mention the importance of the Wizard of Oz."

    Almost all documentation? Everything I find relating MKUltra to Wizard of Oz is traced back to the Springmeier book which needless to say does not cite any credible documentation on MKUltra, so at the very least it is a gross exagerration to say "almost all" documentation related to the MKUltra project mentions the film.

    I am open to the possibility though. It is interesting that in Robert Altman's Nashville, from 1975, there is a character named Barbara Jean who is a country music star whose husband is also her manager, and it is strongly suggested that he has abused her. Inbetween singing songs at one point in the movie she starts rambling incoherently like a mind control victim and mentions that her favorite movie is the Wizard of Oz… During this performance you can see to shriners in the audience. I wonder if this is just coincidence, or if Altman was in the know, or if he simply figured it out from paying attention to how Hollywood and other entertainment industries worked…

  133. Deeda says:

    Has anyone noticed the Blavastky picture in the background wall of the mental asylum in the new series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland?

  134. Laurel Kornfeld says:

    The Wizard of Oz was published in 1900, not 1890. All the same, this is fascinating information for me, since I became fascinated with the Oz books as a child. After reading The Emerald City of Oz, in which Baum notes there is no money in Oz, I decided that I hated money, and I've never looked back. I was 11 years old at the time.

  135. Eye on Oz says:

    The mystery maps found on the end papers of Tik Tok of Oz reveal the origin to be the transposing from the twelve tribes of Israel revealing the blueprint to the process of human imagination as depicted in the tale of Job. Job was from the land of Uz (Oz). Job had three friends, Dorothy had three friends. The friends are transposed from grasping the imagery of Ezekiel. We can speculate all we like, but the bible is the most published book on earth, and The Wizard of Oz is the most watched film on earth, revealing a hidden communication with the truth of our existence being veiled by those that attempt to interpret it. It matters not if I am wrong or right, my works are published and the overwhelming evidence when read can't be denied. Why does this matter? We must move to a society where people are no more divided, where equality reigns, and love is the focus of daily living. Disney and MGM used this same blueprint to design their great works. Disney discovered the blueprint of how a horse "sees" and the blueprint of how humans "see" along with Myers and Briggs and Carl Jung also could not deny this to be the core of our existence. The Myers and Briggs personality test is derived from grasping the imagery in Ezekiel, and is proven to be 99% accurate (and now globally) since 1912. We are not just hunks of meat, but rather, predestinated beings evolving to a higher way of living. The fact we are no longer in the dark ages proves this to be self evident, which means the founding fathers of the USA also used this blueprint to devise Democracy, which all of nature operates in. Last but not least, it is no accident travel (Boeing) and knowledge (Microsoft) were founded in Seattle Washington, it was predicted in the maps first printed in 1611, and is now a matter of history!

  136. Siulee says:

    Hello Everyone, there is still more to know
    God said; " My people perish because the lack of knowledge "
    Only the ones with the hunger to know the truth, will be lighted by the truth.
    And the ones who don"t believes, they are walking in the shadows of darkness.
    And God is always available to show you what is not uncovered, the conspiracy and what"s behind the scene.
    Not only the WIZARD OF OZ has it's occult meanings, but WALT DISNEY's background as well.
    There is more to know also about other topics like:
    1) The New World Order which in it self will be called god.
    2) The AMERO coin & FLAG for The Union of Canada, USA & Mexico.
    3) The Euro coin By The Union of Europe and countries near by them.
    4) The Occult symbols of Free-Mason & Illuminates in the $1.00 bill.
    5) The Conspiracy of 911 Twin Towers…. the list goes on & on.

    Let the Holly Spirit guide everyone to the truth of all mysterys.

  137. AshKilluminati says:

    "The Wizard is in fact a stand-in for the personal God of the Christians and the Jews, the oppressive figure used by conventional religions to keep the masses in spiritual darkness: Jehova or Yahwe." Ummmm usually i rock with this site but are you saying that The Most High is an oppressive figure????