The Big Picture Newsletter

April 2022
Vol 17, #4

The purpose of the Big Picture Newsletter is to celebrate the spiritual nature of human beings. We are dedicated to dissolving the myth of the randomness of life, and the materialistic nature of consciousness. We believe that every human being is an aspect of God, a powerful creator and orchestrator of his or her life experience.

In this Issue:

The Dark Must Fail
The Spiritual Truth Behind Transgenderism
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The Vibrational Universe

A detailed and practical explanation of consciousness, the five universal principles, and how to use them in daily life  




Conversations with My Higher Self

Answers to spiritual questions beyond the body reality


I Love You Dad

Ken's conversation with his father the day after he died  

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The History of the Future

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The Old Soul

An Esoteric History of Earth for the past 200,000 years



Tesla's Lost Notebook

The long lost personal notebook of the great inventor Nikola Tesla is discovered by a scientist who changes the world


The End of the Universe

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What if the universe is actually a sophisticated holographic illusion?


Beyond The Beginning

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The story of the unfolding evolution of consciousness on planet earth.


The Manchild

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The Complete Library

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Miracles Can Happen

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Geometry and Sacred Geometry

Get Inside the Mind of Nature -- Discover the simple but powerful mathematics of the underlying geometric figures that shape our world.


The Dark Must Fail

Another in a series of blog posts at my website


“Evil cannot create anything new, they can only corrupt and ruin what good forces have invented or made.”
attribution uncertain (some have attributed this to J. R.R. Tolkien)

The Dark must fail, for it cannot create anything. The Dark can’t create because creation is a quality of the light. A dark person has turned away from the light.

The word quality refers to the characteristics of the divine spirit that inhabits every human being. Those who embrace the Dark are all, without exception, secularists and atheists and materialists. These are people who have turned away from their own light.

Inherent in the qualities of the Creative Source is free will. Free will is an essential part of consciousness because consciousness is non-physical - it cannot be coerced or threatened, unlike the physical body. Human consciousness is associated with the human body, but the Creative Source is by definition not dependent on the physical. It infuses the body. It is the creator of the physical.

Every human being who “dies” will experience this assertion first-hand. It is NOT provable scientifically, so stop trying! You either have the self-awareness to see this or you don’t. This is why the spiritual war we are engaged in is for keeps. It’s why you can’t use the tactics of the Dark to enlighten the dark. It is impossible to “fight for peace,” for example. This is self-contradictory.

If you want peace you have to be peaceful.

It is impossible to “raise consciousness” using the forceful and coercive tactics of the Dark. No matter how many struggle sessions you impose, no matter how much propaganda you produce, the basic free will of the spirit associated with the human being will remain untainted.

This is why dictators and madmen (same thing) throughout history become angry and frustrated. Deep within them in some long abandoned and hidden space, the authoritarian understands that the spirit of the human being can never be touched, much less compromised.   This pisses them off and causes them to hate and rage.

This deep truth triggers people who have agendas they insist you follow. Non-compliance infuriates them, mainly because it makes such persons aware that they are turning away from their own light. Their infuriation is not with you, it is with themselves. Their hatred is directed toward you because they are unable to confront the horrible mistake they have made. In effect they have turned against themselves.

The modus operandi of the dictator and the authoritarian is, “misery loves company.” All mention of the light they have turned away from must be squashed. It is too painful to be reminded that they are now in a very dark space and have abandoned the soul mission they came to earth to perform.

Some have said (including myself) that some beings deliberately come to earth to be evil, so that the rest of humanity can wake up. I no longer believe this. It’s a distortion of the Creative Source’s goal for humanity, a sort of spiritual justification for horrible things.

God does not want us to be horrible people, or experience horrible things. God did not put us here to suffer. Only a psychopath or a twisted person enjoys suffering.
The word “perverse” means, going against your better nature. Here are three definitions I found on the web:
1) Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved.

2) Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable.

3) Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable.

The word willfully appears in two of these definitions, implying that a person must make a conscious choice to go to the dark. These definitions also imply that the normal condition for a human being is sanity, goodness, and reasonableness. These are the characteristics of the Creative Source associated with all human beings.
Some people say that evil is the opposite of good, but this is, I believe, a false dichotomy.

Evil has nothing to do with good. It is a perversion of good, but does not resemble it in any way. Therefore, trying to reason with evil is pointless. Trying to be nice to evil will not work. And using the tactics of evil (such as “fighting for peace”) is silly. Beating an evil person over the head to “knock some sense into him” is also pointless. Killing them is only a temporary solution. This solution just creates more karma for the souls on both sides. The souls of the killers accumulate more karma, the souls of the murdered are traumatized. Both sides pick up their earth karma when they reincarnate. Like Las Vegas, everything that happens on earth stays on earth. You may get peace for a while as the victors take over – until the murdered souls return to earth, pick up their karma from the last life, and go on a revenge tour. Thus the history of humanity.

Reincarnation is like a serial. The movie has multiple parts, separated by a new episode each week. The life of a soul on earth also has multiple parts, separated by the death of the body. The only difference between the movie and the Wheel of Karma is that you get a different body in each episode.

(The motivating forces behind human history are therefore obscured by the view that when you die you’re dead. The origin for the rise and fall of societies lies within the invisible spiritual system on earth, which is not visible to the materialist conception of life.)

So how should sane persons in the light deal with evil? In the past, when the dark-light balance was in favor of the dark, many old souls just went into monasteries, or left for greener pastures.

Fortunately, the light-dark balance is now in favor of the light. So stay centered and understand that although human beings have free will to commit atrocities, surrounding yourself with your light will ward off life events that may seem threatening. Some call this the Law of Attraction, which can be summarized by the statement, “Light attracts Light.”

Let’s read the beginning quote again: “Evil cannot create anything new, they can only corrupt and ruin what good forces have invented or made.”

Free will allows anyone to connect to evil – or fear it (same thing) – but your own inner light is much more powerful.


The Spiritual Truth Behind Transgenderism

"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act."
― George Orwell

“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
― Joe Klaas, Twelve Steps to Happiness

“The truth is what you aren’t allowed to talk about.”
— Anonymous

We are living in a world where the light of truth is overwhelming the darkness of lies and deceit. People are getting triggered as their own personal demons rise to the surface. This is the perfect example of what Prof. Mathias Desmet calls “Mass Formation Psychosis.” Which is worse: the old guy deliberately triggering the student, or the emotionally disturbed student swearing at the old guy?

Here we have two competing “narratives” in the information war, acting out their frustrations with each other. There is no common ground, or at least no willingness to find common ground. This is what happens during a quantum leap in consciousness.  

The common theme of both competing narratives is, “Why can’t those stupid people on the other side see the truth?”

Each side is seeing (and feeling) the truth. It’s just pissing people off, as Joe Klaas said.

The truth behind the transgender movement is a completely spiritual phenomenon, but is being treated by both sides as materialistic.

Consider a soul who has 20 lifetimes on earth. This soul has been one gender that entire time, because it’s more comfortable to live in a body you are familiar with. Let’s say the soul have been male for 20 lifetimes in a row. The bias in their Akash, therefore, is oriented toward maleness, and liking women. Now the soul finds itself with a female body. They are still psychologically oriented toward the male, so this lifetime they become a lesbian. And vice-versa for gay guys.

Or, perhaps they are so confused by the “sex change,” and hate it so much, they decide to switch genders. Before that was not possible, but now medical science has advanced to the point that a person can alter their body to become the old gender. Or perhaps, the “soul sex change” has resulted in gender dysphoria. A newly minted man who has been female for 20 lifetimes insists that she/he is still a woman (and she is because that soul has been a woman for a thousand years). A newly incarnated woman who has been a man for 20 lifetimes insists that he/she is still a man (and he/she is because that person has been a man for a thousand years).

A human being is a soul in a body. A purely materialist view of gender causes the truth to be obscured. A lot of anger results. A lot of triggering happens, because people instinctively understand that they are a spiritual being in a body. But neither narrative sees this. People just wind up screaming at each other instead of acknowledging the truth.
The truth can piss you off if the soul has no experience being both genders. It’s like getting on the scary rollercoaster. Once you’re up there screaming you are stuck. You can always jump off, but that solution is permanent. And, of course, you just get right back on the Wheel of Karma. The spiritual system on this planet doesn’t let you avoid hard problems. You come back and try again, no matter how much you taunt others, or get triggered.

The truth is that an awakening is taking place on our planet. The old systems mired in darkness, greed, and power are being exposed. That is really upsetting to both narratives because the world used to be a lot quieter. Human trafficking, drug running, corruption, greed, and power-hungry politicians have always been around. It’s just that before, the fix was in.

Now the truth is being exposed, and it’s ugly.

This world has been mired in materialism for millennia.

Materialism is like fake news: it’s just not true.

A human being isn’t just a piece of meat. The world is slowly waking up to that fact.

You might get criticized for telling the truth, but you can do so with a clear conscience. You don’t have to remember all the lies you told, and make your new lie consistent with the fake stuff you’ve been promoting. Mark Twain had that right.


The things you aren’t allowed to talk about are labeled “conspiracy theories.” One conspiracy theory was that COVID came from a bioweapons lab in Wuhan, China. Fake news are still promoting the wet market / animal origin theory, but hardly anyone believes that lie anymore. The people who promoted that lie had to keep telling lies until they got busted.
Of course, Orwell’s maxim comes into play during times of universal deceit. You get blasted for telling the truth because it penetrates the lies and fake news. But it’s a revolutionary act. 

Telling the truth even if it isn’t allowed is hard, so you have to be really motivated. Remember the old saying, the truth at first is ridiculed. Then it is fiercely resisted and arguments are marshaled against it (this is the stage we are in now: Competing narratives are created and mass formation occurs as people blindly adhere to one or the other). The third stage is, “Oh yeah, I always knew that.”

Here’s some truth: Ukraine and Russia are engaging in a regional conflict that has absolutely no significance to the United States – other than the price of oil going up because of fear- and war-mongering by the U.S. media. The conflict interests the military-industrial-Wall Street-Big Media complex because these groups profit, but not the working class and the middle class in America. Let me quote political analyst CJ Hopkins, who absolutely nails the situation:

“OK, the first thing we need to look at, and dismiss, and deny, and pretend we never learned about, is this nonsense about “Ukrainian Nazis.” Just because Ukraine is full of neo-Nazis, and recent members of its government were neo-Nazis, and its military has neo-Nazi units (e.g., the notorious Azov Battalion), and it has a national holiday celebrating a Nazi, and government officials hang his portrait in their offices, and the military and neo-Nazi militias have been terrorizing and murdering ethnic Russians since the USA and the Forces of Goodness supported and stage-managed a “revolution” (i.e., a coup) back in 2014 with the assistance of a lot of neo-Nazis … that doesn’t mean Ukraine has a “Nazi problem.” After all, its current president is Jewish!”

Ukraine Nazis

The Ukrainian government, including Zelensky, also lied about Russians critically damaging the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in a way that caused radiation levels to rise. They used this lie to justify getting US/NATO involved.

I am not taking sides in this conflict. Putin is an oligarch and a former KGB officer, but one thing he's not: a liar.

What does affect us is the South China Sea and Taiwan, which is Silicon Valley East. Taiwan makes 70% of the high end chips that go into your laptops, into your cars, into your smart TVs, even into your refrigerators. You think it’s hard to buy a car now? If the CCP takes over Taiwan you won’t even be able to find a car. Or a laptop. Or a refrigerator. But our elites are, day after day, hyping the evil Putin. It’s a total deflection. It’s also good for war and “defense” contractors.

Lies are the stock-in-trade of the dark army.

Truth is the mainstay of a prosperous and successful society.

How can you tell whether your narrative is truth or lies?

Apply it in life and see how successful you are. The Ukraine-Putin narrative is going to blow up in the faces of our elites because it’s mostly based on lies.


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