Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land (video)

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In this 1957 Disney educational film on mathematics, Donald Duck learns basic concepts that are usually taught in esoteric circles such as the Pythagorean theorem, the mathematical complexity of pentagrams and the Golden Ratio. These are the basics of the ancient art of sacred geometry. To learn these things, Donald Duck even had to join Pythagoras’ secret society, which distinguished its initiated with the symbols of the pentagram. Interesting video on concepts that wouldn’t be touched by today’s children TV shows with a 10 foot pole.



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My SAT prep teacher show this video to our class one time. Pretty interesting.

magic…I have never seen proof of any of it, not even on youtube. there's a dude on there that will tell you that a circle will be surrounded by 6 identical circles and that's the big secret! what???

Yeah, because like **** nature and everything that occurs naturally. You know what? I'll bet the Illuminati went back in time and seeded Earth's earliest life with the pentagram so we'd all be brai- Yeah no. Damn some of you guys for not thinking with your brains.

I think conspiracy at this level is sick. Math and Science are amazing. And to think that someone peered hard enough into the very structure of something to determine the Golden Ratio? Incredible.

Where would we be without these discoveries? No where.

Magic was practiced before the pentagram and will be practiced long after conspiracy nuts have moved on to another symbol. Remember, signs and symbols only have power if you GIVE them power.

I have a wild theory about the world we live in: it's 2.0.
What do I mean? Well suppose there was a human civilization that was highly evolved in science… let us say 1950s tech at most. Suppose it's hidden rulers decided to kill off most humanity and they preserved all knowledge but they kept it hidden: that way you could ensure your "inner circle" could rule for millenia ahead, while simultaneously developing new cutting edge inventions in secrecy. The upper hand always goes to the most technically advanced in my view.

Now how is it that America was "discovered" and then conquered and how come humans that lived there could not match the advances of Europe (in science)?
I can only imagine the hidden tech the rulers have now. Maybe they are already living on the moon. How could anyone check anyway?

u know this helped me a lot in my homework but when i learned that the video had something to do with the nazis and illuminatis i was shocked…o_o

Oh wow.. I remember our 8th grade teacher making us watch this one day, and when I heard it was from Disney, I cringed.

It's so weird that you posted it here..

This is an excellent video that someone kindly passed along to me, re: sacred geometry, etc.

http://www.redicecreations.com/radio/2011/06/RIR-

lol we watched this video at school.

so i guess this is all going to boil down to this 666 which will soon become into place everything is base on numbers scary but god is trying to warn us but we so caught up in our self we cant see that this world is getting close to destruction the plaques that god has put on this earth is real as your left and your right hand look at all the devastation thats going on

We can always count on Disney to corrupt babes.

We watched this in geometry once!

I remember this being showed in my Algebra class last year..

Surprised I didn't pick up on it.

By the way, I witnessed a teacher who introduced Pythagorean theorem by reading literature on how the mathematicians believed they were gods. This stuff is out there people. I noticed a dailogue between Student of Truth and iluvblkwmn (aoround 65). I watched a documentary on Charles Manson. The narrative of the documentary stated that Charles believed that Black men will rise and White men will fall. He spoke of this like a broken record, especially in his lectures to his clan. When he committed his first his murder, he stated that he wanted to show Blacks how to kill the White men. This was very interesting coming from a White men. The narrative did state that he wanted to blame the murder on the Black race by drawing the symbol of the Power of the Panthers on the wall in blood, but the bottomline was that he wanted to show… Read more »
I give all the credit of mathematics, to the Eygptians. They discovered quite a lot in their days. As a reult, they thought their knowledge and wisdom was their own. They passed this knowledge down as their philosophy of understanding. Mathematicians and scientist have for centuries believed they have the key to heaven. Some scientists proved that God exist when they discoved things that even they could not explain. We should deny man's wicked philosophy. We must continue to learn earthly knowledge but lean on God's wisdom and philosophy. Student of Truth (72): How can anyone think that the Jews and the Israelites are white people? Where is this nonsense of crap coming from? I am as shock as you to think people actual believe such. I watched a show on Eygpt. I took notice of their drawings of themselves as painted brown. This indicated that they were people of… Read more »

I saw this when I was little. These teaching don't seem "evil" though. Sacred math is in several different religions. Check out the movie PI it talks about sacred math in all things.

Wow! I remember watching this as a little kid, around the age of 9 or 10, im 18 now. The scary part is i found it so interesting that i spent the whole day at school and at home drawing the pentagram. Its incredible how the media is very manipulative, i subconsciously drew those pentagrams without knowing what it meant. But ive been studying and researching illuminati and the NWO for around 5 years and im glad i can now distinguish and identify all the corrupt subliminal messages trying to be force fed upon me.

One of the most,if not most amazing facts about the golden ratio(phi)…If you calculate the phi ratio for our planet,vertically and horizontally,it points to one city.MECCA…or Gods city.that right there is more than enough proof for me that the heavenly father exsists,and he left his fingerprint via the golden ratio all over this planet.So amazing.

You're all over the place with this one. You really need to collect your thoughts and obviously don't have a solid foundation. I suggest you stay out of grown folk conversation. The links you posted proves my theory which makes me wonder about your mental state. Have you ever looked at a map to see how close Canaan (Israel) is to Africa? Before the man made Suez Canal was finished in 1869 there was nothing separating North Africa from the so-called Middle East. The Europeans you love so much then had an excuse to create the term Middle East and North Africa to separate those areas from the rest of the continent. The Arab and European people that occupy the Middle East, Canaan (Israel) and North Africa are not the original inhabitants but moved in when the original people we displaced by war or slavery. You've also been duped into… Read more »

The funny thing about this is that my teacher showed this to our class for Math this year & I thought immediately & asked myself if Vigilant would ever or ever made an article about Mathmagicland. I'm glad he finally did.

Hmm lets see, this was what Lady Gaga was watching as a kid? Hmm, now the s**t she does makes sense.

You're trapped in a racial war in your mind. I'm not interested in taking part in it.but here is more Africa has the oldest remains but that doesn't mean for one second that the origins are there. Africa has tons of space for searching, while Europe is built-on and hard to find old remains – pre-iceag There is no solid evidence for the claims that humanity originated in Africa. The claim can exist only in the holy books of Science and their dogma…Fossils may have been found there dating way back but that does not mean we originated from there..It;s not absolote that we came from there if in time no other remains are found and the oldest ones we find come from africa maybe I'll buy it..but there is tons of land all over to be searched upon.. The Hopi and others talk about the 4 worlds that have… Read more »

How can I be trapped when I've liberated my mind with truth? I no longer subscribe to the lie of white supremacy and have researched the history of my ancestors. If you would listen instead of talking or typing maybe you too can emancipate yourself. You really can't take part in this conversation because you don't know anything. First, second, third, fourth worlds? Where do you get this stuff from? Please back away from the computer slowly and try not to hurt yourself.

Student of Truth, calm down.

I think Iluvblkwmn is trying to say is…humanity is older than scholars admit to general population.

I agree with her. Geologic science supports that point.

I am a white person off the grid not racist so your theory of "consipracy of white supremists" is not as scary as theory of "lies or hidden secrets in science"

haha..playing right into it…you proved who i thought you were..enjoy your quest for learning..i am black as well..i will tune you out thanks though..

I played into it? So your intentions was to mislead me into thinking you were white? If you are black you're a sad representative.

@student..I have done my homework.. that's why I asked for you to provide links to back up your opinion on this topic..;) anyway..you seem just another guy claiming black power and blacks are the first and the whites stole everything from us, please.. time for another story..hahahaha

@iluvblkwmn…if you have done your homework and you're implying that I'm wrong then prove me wrong. I provided some info already so challenge my hypothesis based on the link I provided. Why do you need additional links? I say Ancient Greeks like Pythagoras studied in Africa and went back to Europe and taught their people. Prove me wrong.

I'm not just another black guy but a black man claiming the power of the most high. I'm not complaining but setting the record straight. Racist like you that love our woman will get exposed just like your forefathers. Stay tuned, its a new season.

unless you are Nickelodeon…. they already have an orange pyramid with the eye in their ads….

What the f**k!?! this was shown to children!?!! Thats horrible.

I was part of a mathematics society for a while. I don't know about the others but mine had people of all faiths, I think there is only one Freemason with us.

Most maths groups are not open to the public because you have to a) Pass a test to get in b) Understand what is going on c) Most people don't want the government getting involved in their personal business, especially when the govt is losing more and more of its authoritative powers everyday.

There are million societies out there that are not open to the public that aren't masonic.

My teacher showed us this in math class. Every kid was shouting out "Illuminati" jokingly. They know, but they don't know as much as they should

@student you realize the homework you tell us to go do..your info page is from the discovery channel. i hope you know that channel is controlled opposition of information feeding more lies..Unless you have other documents about the truth you think you have acquire via that article. i would hesitate in the yelling the truth you think you have..if you have other link to this story please link them..

@iluvblkwmn…wow you're going to dismiss the truth of the article because you claim it came from the Discovery channel? Actually is was written by Joshua M. Clark who studied history and anthropology at the University of Georgia. Then you ask me to provide more info from other sources. How about you stop being lazy and do your own research. That article provided some insight and wasn't intended to lead you to the promise land. That my friend is your job and if you're a lover of truth you should have no problem with research. We see footage and videos all the time from the corporate controlled media that reveal truth. Even the liars will tell the truth every now and then. Its our job to catch it, document it and spread it so the peices of the puzzle can be put together. With that ignorant comment you must get noblckwmn.

I think this is great. It's all there. 'They' gave it to us, and instead of demanding more maths, music, and science be taught in schools folks have accepted the dumbing-down educational system and television programming for decades that we are now all suffering from. The un-enlightened human is represented by the dumb Donald Duck. A character we grew up laughing at, laughing at ourselves! Someone mentioned the butterflies leaving the duck's mind as he gains new knowledge, awareness, wisdom; that's also positive for me. The more folks replace the mind-numbing programming with real knowledge the quicker the system of mind control comes to an end. What a great teaching tool for children. Walk around the garden and point out how the patterns in Nature are repeated again and again. So if knowledge leads to enlightenment (Light) then the opposite is ignorance (Dark). Perhaps the inverted pentagram is the darkness… Read more »

"-the nazi’s were zionists funded by ex-pres. Bush’s grandfather and other rich zionist families-"

What a load of horse poop.

I saw this at school, and I was the only one shocked about that part :T

The oldest known possibly mathematical object is the Lebombo bone, discovered in the Lebombo mountains of Swaziland and dated to approximately 35,000 BC. It consists of 29 distinct notches cut into a baboon's fibula. The Ishango bone, found near the headwaters of the Nile river (northeastern Congo), may be as much as 20,000 years old and consists of a series of tally marks carved in three columns running the length of the bone. Common interpretations are that the Ishango bone shows either the earliest known demonstration of sequences of prime numbers or a six month lunar calendar. Pre-dynastic Egyptians of the 5th millennium BC pictorially represented geometric designs. Also allot of mathematics came from the people of Babylon Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) and The Sumerians. Since the rediscovery of the Babylonian civilization, it has become apparent that Greek and Hellenistic mathematicians and astronomers, and in particular Hipparchus, borrowed greatly from the… Read more »

Golly, I love math.

The golden spiral..infinity..hmm, sounds like "The Wizard of Oz" and the yellow brick road to me. Donald is trying to follow the path to illumination 😉

Regarding the pentagram – what about the Pentagon in Washington? I read that the building was started in 1943 – during WWII?

I cant get over the lies in this video. Basically it says the Greeks are the fathers of music as well? This is so far from the truth and can be evidenced by looking at the various styles of todays music. Black people came to America as slaves and produced more musical artforms than any other people on the planet. From the so called Negro Spirituals, Gospel, Rock n Roll, Doo Wop, Jazz, Disco, House, Rap, etc. Look at all the early practitioners of American music and it will always lead you back to Black music. This is not racist but true, racist hide the truth. Somebody needs to tell me when the Greeks taught Black people how to make music? I think it’s the other way around. In the caribbean African slaves started many musical styles in the spanish and french speaking colonies – Bachata, Reggea, Calypso, Salsa, Merengue,… Read more »

@Student of truth I don't think Greeks make such claims, they have enough financial problems on their plate at the moment. My understanding is they have a natural inclination towards algebra/geometry, physics, chemistry. You'll find that they have a rather high rate of mathematicians, electrical/mechanical engineers, architects, doctors and lack the infrastructure and trained facilities.

@Gaby "You should put the blame on the American department of education." You obviously don't understand the magnitude of white supremacy and the fact that it benefits all Europeans. They all work together to spread this lie across the planet to keep the darker races (which are the majority) under their rule. Didn't white people come to America from Europe? Well they bought with them a European mindset and they lied to their kids and told them they were better than other races. This gave white kids a confidence that black kids don't have. This advantage is based on a lie and if you study true history you will begin to see that Africa is the mother of all civilization. Not only did white people evolve out of black people but they learned from black people. "Please don’t put all of us in the same pot." You're right and although… Read more »
"Gaby, if the Greeks didn’t make the claim then how is this lie taught in all the schools in America?" You should put the blame on the American department of education. "When the Europeans stole this land from the natives they bought in their bag of tricks countless lies and deceptions. You keep people in bondage by keeping them ignorant of the truth." Precisely, it's shameless and disgusting. As a white person I agree wholeheartedly with you. Please don't put all of us in the same pot. "If modern Greeks have a natural inclination for mathematics its because they learned from others and claimed it as their own discoveries. As you pointed out this serves them no purpose as their leaders are pushing their economy into the toilet. The truth will come out and what goes around comes around." Their leaders are zionist puppets, consequently they push the nwo. Your… Read more »

@Gaby, if the Greeks didn’t make the claim then how is this lie taught in all the schools in America? When the Europeans stole this land from the natives they bought in their bag of tricks countless lies and deceptions. You keep people in bondage by keeping them ignorant of the truth. If modern Greeks have a natural inclination for mathematics its because they learned from others and claimed it as their own discoveries. As you pointed out this serves them no purpose as their leaders are pushing their economy into the toilet. The truth will come out and what goes around comes around.

Did the ancient Greeks get their ideas from the Africans?
http://history.howstuffworks.com/ancient-greece/g

Nobody said that the Greeks invented music. They were the first to analyse and systematise it via the pentatonic scale (that we have records of, that is). The Greeks would not have claimed to have "invented" music, because in their view, music was inspired by the goddess – that is, an instrument was used to invoke or summon the goddess in the form of one of the Nine Muses, and she took it from there. Note that the very word "music" comes from "Muse".

Also, note the strong parallels between the ancient greek religion and the many tribal religions of Africa (and the transplanted santeria of the Americas). All have their Venus and their Mars and so on. They all have the same sense of music as invocation.

Once upon a time, Greeks and Africans were reading from the same page.

Oyo como va! (Listening to some old Santana here)

@David Hannaford, the video claims that Pythagoras a Greek was the father of mathematics and music. Although anthropologist and scientist have finally admitted that life started in Africa, you expect me to believe that the first humans made music without applying any scholarship to what they were doing? And since one can see the connection between music and math how can you seperate one from the other? You were born into a world that painted everything white and you're a victim of ignorance. You believe only white people can think and write and count so you apply every advancement in civilization to a Greek or Roman. You've been duped and soon will learn the truth. Stay tuned…

Yessssss YOU ARE SO RIGHT ON! <3

Here is an article that will provide more insight for the real truth seekers. One of the biggest cover ups in the world is the origin and history of black people.

Did the ancient Greeks get their ideas from the Africans?
http://history.howstuffworks.com/ancient-greece/g

As a black man I'm offended by this distortion of history. Pythagoras the father of mathmatics and music??? What a lie and part of a massive cover up.

"It's well-documented that classical Greek thinkers traveled to what we now call Egypt to expand their knowledge. When the Greek scholars Thales, Hippocrates, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato and others traveled to Kemet (Egypt), they studied at the temple-universities Waset and Ipet Isut. Here, the Greeks were inducted into a wide curriculum that encompassed both the esoteric as well as the practical."

Ancient Kemet or what the Greek renamed Egypt was deeply involved in the occult. The foundation of thier knowledge came from Babylon. Europeans re-wrote history and white washed African scholarship both good and bad. The NWO and one world government is not the only lie that needs to be uncovered.

Oya – Yoruban Goddess of music and dance, wind and fire. She sometimes takes the form of tornadoes, and lightning. Wild, untamed and unpredictable, She is ruler of the Niger river. Antelope is Her spirit animal. Goddess of eloquence and clear communication, especially of women. Patroness of female leadership. Buffalo and copper are sacred to her. Goddess of storms. Guardian of sailors. Goddess of childbirth, fertility and all aspects of a woman’s life – including career, health and family. Moon Goddess. She had twelve aspects. La Balianne. La Sirene. She is often portrayed as a mermaid or beautiful woman wearing a white or blue dress and crowned with a star. Copper and silver are sacred to her.

Whoaaaaaaa! Sacred geometry for kids. Amazing find.

LAST! jut thought Id change it up from those annoying "first" people

The pentagram is the symbol of the goddess Venus. The association is astronomical – the planet Venus traces out a pentagram when mapped on the zodiac. As the ancient astonomers and mathematicians were in effect servants in the temples of the goddess, they gave great attention to the properties of the number 5 as a key to understanding her. For example, see The Almagest and its references to quintals.

Diagram of the movements of Venus observed for the eight years it takes to return to its original relative position. Each line of the unicursive pentagram takes 548 days. Sourceof diagram: Transit of Venus team at the European Southern Observatory.

http://big.com.au/fallen/vt2004.gif

I am sure that's also why the pentagram is associated with Lucifer, too, called the "Morning Star" just like Venus is.

The pentagram is full of mathmagics . . dont you know ?

I loved this video as a child …I hated math though but I liked cartoons 🙂 I did think the pentagram and the Pythagorean society part was weird, but that's cuz when your a young child in a christian home your taught pentagrams are worn by satanists (despite this though I used to draw them on stuff as just stars cuz they are so easy to draw). Since free masons are all about construction I guess the connection is pretty obvious here.

check out this series of vidoes. good for people who are new to the idea of mind control etc…

psychetruth is the youtube channel–there are numerous vdos on numerous topics of mindcontrol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XULkAR5gZk&fe

I remember watching that I think in middle school. Most of those things are things we learn in geometry; I don't know, that video seemed interesting to me, but I'm a weird person, so yeah…

The golden ratio is everything in design. Not bad motion graphics for the 50's

I had to watch this in 7th grade and couldn't help but think it was crazy. Now that I know what the Illuminati and other secret societies are, It cant be more blatant. I hope I'm not the only 14 year old aware of this….

Hi there, fellow namesake 🙂

I watched this video too, when I was in middle school.

To be honest, I was deeply fascinated and inspired by it, and even seeing it now as an 18 year old (after learning about the occult and freemasons and secret societies), it still fascinates me greatly.

Like many others have said, the educational and scientific presentation in this cartoon is superb; the thing that freaks me out now was the fact that Donald had to be "initiated" in order to be educated in the "sacred knowledge"…

Please excuse my English… It's not my native language and I never got the hang of it haha ^^;

One of my older relatives does an almost perfect Donald Duck impression, complete with body language. When he spits out "Pythagoras?" here, that's all I can think of.

For a disney cartoon I have to say its both pretty educational and interesting

AMAZING video. I wished they showed more videos like this nowadays, instead of dumbing our children down in society.

This video just goes to show you the reason why such geometric shapes are still revered. Not all are evil symbols, but are rather are important symbolic observations of our natural world and the patterns held within them. They hold incredible potential and information.

The only evil in the occult in holding knowledge over people to subjugate them, rather than uplift them.

I agree. Geometry is a tool and, like most tools, it can be used for good or for evil…just like a knife can be used to hurt or to heal.