Mob Mentality Leads To Mass Murder!! Are Freemasons In The Cross-hairs??
What do we know about Freemasonry?
There are about six million Freemasons around the world, about 200,000 of them in England and Wales. That means there’s been a drop in membership of about 150,000 in England and Wales in the last 20 years.
There are about 30,000 active masons in Scotland and about 25,000 in Ireland, 70% of them in Northern Ireland.
The basic unit of organisation is the lodge, of which there are about 6,300 in England and Wales. Some have exotic names. There’s the Chapter of Sincerity in Norwich, for example, and the Swan of Avon in Warwickshire.
Lodges are organised in towns and cities, at universities or around schools, recruited from trades or professions, or are based upon military units. They have also been organised around other interests, such as football or rugby fans. The Mike Hailwood lodge recruits motor racing fans. The Lux In Tenebris lodge – light in darkness – was established toward the end of the first world war for blind masons.
There are a number of lodges for women, governed by their own grand lodges, but those governed by UGLE are entirely male affairs. Despite efforts to recruit younger men, particularly undergraduates, masons are also predominantly middle-aged or elderly. Only 2% in England and Wales are under 30, but more than 10% are over 80.
Candidates were traditionally recruited by word of mouth, but in the digital age men can apply online. Some of the rumours about the ancient initiation ceremony are true. The candidate must roll up one trouser leg to show that he is healthy and unshackled, a free man. He must expose his left breast to show that he is not a woman. A rope noose known as a cable tow is placed around his neck. This represents either an umbilical cord or ties to fellow masons. It is open to interpretation.
He is then led blindfolded into the lodge meeting room, where he is introduced to the secret signs of recognition – a word, a handshake, a symbol – and expected to deliver oaths of loyalty and secrecy. T..
The Apocalypse is, to those who receive the nineteenth Degree, the Apothesis of that Sublime Faith which aspires to God alone, and despises all the pomps and works of Lucifer. LUCIFER, the Light-bearer! Strange and mysterious name to give to the Spirit of Darkness! Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the Light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, for traditions are full of sensual or selfish Souls ? Doubt it not! Divine Revelations and Inspirations: and Inspiration is not of one Age nor of one Creed. Plato and Philo, also, were inspired. The Apocalypse, indeed, is a book as obscure as the Sohar. It is written hieroglyphically with numbers and images; and the Apostle often appeals to the intelligence of the Initiated. “Let him who hath knowledge, understand! let him who understands, calculate !” he often says, after an allegory or the mention of a number. Saint John, the favorite Apostle, and the Depositary of all the Secrets of the Saviour, therefore did not write to be understood by the multitude.
In the first sentence A.Pike directly says that mason-candidates of the 19th degree (to whom this chapter is addressed) must aspire to God alone despite the works of Lucifer. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Now having the context before my eyes I saw clearly why the name of Lucifer appears in all capitals in the next sentence – because the name itself puzzles A.Pike. He knows that ‘Lucifer’ means ‘Light-bearer’ in Latin and he is simply surprized why this sort of name is used for the Spirit of Darkness. He assumes that his reader knows Latin and understands the question. This naming of Satan as a ‘Light-bearer’ is indeed weird, but it was not invented by A.Pike. It was used by the Church for centuries since its first appearance in Vulgate, the Latin Bible. The next sentence says that Lucifer’s light can blind (seduce) the weak ones, which is again a fairly common idea. ‘Doubt it not!’ is making the statement yet stronger – yes, s..
The ritual abuse movement was intimately linked to recovered memory and multiple personality, two borderline theories within psychology. Significantly, almost no alleged SRA survivors remembered they had been abused until the intervention of therapists, concerned parents, or police interrogators. This eventually led psychologists to understand that the memories of abuse were being created, not recovered, by therapists. One woman remembered abuse happening to her before she was one year old though memories from before the age of three are rare and memories from before the age of one are unknown. 
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Satanic ritual abuse (SRA, sometimes known as ritual abuse, ritualistic abuse, organized abuse, or sadistic ritual abuse) was the subject of a moral panic (often referred to as the satanic panic) that originated in the United States in the 1980s, spreading throughout many parts of the world by the late 1990s. Allegations of SRA involved reports of physical and sexual abuse of people in the context of occult or Satanic rituals. In its most extreme form, allegations involve a conspiracy of a worldwide SRA organisation that includes the wealthy and powerful of the world elite in which children are abducted or bred for sacrifices, pornography and prostitution.
Nearly every aspect of SRA was controversial, including its definition, the source of the allegations and proof thereof, testimonies of alleged victims, and court cases involving the allegations and criminal investigations. The panic affected lawyers', therapists', and social workers' handling of allegations of child sexual abuse. Allegations initially brought together widely dissimilar groups, including religious fundamentalists, police investigators, child advocates, therapists, and clients in psychotherapy. The movement gradually secularized, dropping or deprecating the "Satanic" aspects of the allegations in favor of names that were less overtly religious such as "sadistic" or simply "ritual abuse" and becoming more associated with dissociative identity disorder and anti-government conspiracy theories.
Initial publicity came via Lawrence Pazder's 1980 book Michelle Remembers and was sustained and popularized throughout the decade by the McMartin preschool trial. Testimonials, symptom lists, rumors, and techniques to investigate or uncover memories of SRA were disseminated through professional, popular, and religious conferences, as well as through the attention of talk shows, sustaining and further spreading the moral panic th..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December.
The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending a concert at a museum a few blocks from the White House that is being given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Patrice Michaels is married to Ginsburg’s son, James. Michaels is a soprano and composer.
The concert is dedicated to Ginsburg’s life in the law.
Ginsburg had surgery in New York on Dec. 21. She missed arguments at the court in January, her first illness-related absence in more than 25 years as a justice.
She has been recuperating at her home in Washington since late December.
Ginsburg had two previous bouts with cancer. She had colorectal cancer in 1999 and pancreatic cancer in 2009.
The justice sat in the back of the darkened auditorium at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
The National Constitution Center, which sponsored the concert, did not permit photography.
James Ginsburg said before the concert that his mother is walking a mile a day and meeting with her personal trainer twice a week.
The performance concluded with a song set to Ginsburg’s answers to questions.
In introducing the last song, Michaels said, “bring our show to a close, but not the epic and notorious story of RBG.”
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Northam on Abortion Bill: Infant Could Be Delivered and Then ‘Physicians and the Mother’ Could Decide If It Lives
Virginia could soon be joining New York in repealing restrictions on abortion, including terminations up until the moment of birth, under the provisions of a bill backed by Governor Ralph Northam and a substantial number of Democratic lawmakers.
The Repeal Act, introduced as HB2491 by Delegate Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), would repeal restrictions on third trimester abortions, allow abortion doctors to self-certify the necessity of late term procedures, eliminate informed consent requirements, repeal abortion clinic health and safety standards, permit late term abortions to be performed in outpatient clinics, remove ultrasound requirements, and eliminate Virginia's 24 hour waiting period.
Tran's Repeal Act received its first subcommittee hearing on Monday, in which the legislation's sponsor confirmed that the bill would apply to controversial late term procedures, similar to the legislation signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Under questioning from a House subcommittee, Tran said third trimester abortions would face substantially fewer restrictions.
The greatest moral challenge of our time? It’s how we think about morality itself
March 11, 2018 3.05pm EDT
Honorary Associate in Philosophy, University of Sydney
Tim Dean does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
It would be easy to conclude that there’s a deficit of morality in the world today. That if only people were more motivated to behave ethically, if only they made morality more prominent in their thinking, then the world would be a better place.
But when it comes to pinning down a single greatest moral challenge of our time, I’d argue that there’s not a lack of morality in the world; there’s too much.
In fact, I believe the greatest moral challenge of our time is our flawed conception of morality itself. The way we tend to think and talk about morality stifles our ability to engage with views other than our own, it makes managing diversity and disagreement harder, and it tends to lock us into thinking patterns that produce more instances of suffering and unrest than they solve.
Right, wrong, black, white
Murder is wrong. This is not just a matter of subjective personal preference, it’s an objective fact. That means if it’s true for me, then it’s true for you and for everyone else too. And if someone claims that murder is OK, then they’re mistaken.
This is the way many of us tend to think and talk about many moral issues, not just murder. We refer to moral facts. And we prove our moral stance is the correct one by appealing to these facts.
Some of us justify these facts by appealing to commandments delivered to us by some divine being. Others justify it by appealing to natural rights, or fundamental..
“The Apocalypse is, to those who receive the nineteenth Degree, the Apotheosis of that Sublime Faith which aspires to God alone, and despises all the pomps and works of Lucifer. LUCIFER, the Light-bearer! Strange and mysterious name to give to the Spirit of Darkness! Lucifer, Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the Light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, sensual, or selfish Souls? Doubt it not! For traditions are full of Divne Revelations and Inspirations: and Inspirations is not of one Age or of one Creed.
YouTube says it’s finally stopping its algorithm from recommending conspiracy theories.
In a blog post this morning, the platform explained that the issue with most conspiracy content is that it doesn’t violate YouTube’s Community Guidelines, and thus can’t be removed from the site altogether. To that end, a number of theories have freely circulated on the platform in recent months — including one that theorizes recent mass shootings are organized by the government and involve trained ‘crisis actors’, and another, ‘Qanon,’ that says elite celebrities are involved in running child sex rings and that Donald Trump is secretly a mastermind out to thwart them.
Some videos may flirt with violating guidelines, but because YouTube can’t remove them altogether, they are free to float within its ecosphere, ripe for the recommending — which has become a sore spot for the company. The reason conspiracy content gets recommended, according to a former Google engineer who now campaigns against the algorithm he helped build, is because those videos tend to draw in lengthy engagement from a significant amount of viewers.
So, to combat this fact, YouTube is releasing a new algorithm — not one to replace its current recommender (which it says it has made hundreds of tweaks to in the last year alone), but one trained to hunt down what YouTube calls “borderline content,” aka content that doesn’t cross the guidelines, but which could still “misinform users in harmful ways.”
The new algorithm will target three specific types of videos: those “promoting a phony miracle cure for a serious illness,” videos “claiming the earth is flat,” and videos that make “blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11.” (That last category presumably also covers several other popular theories, including that the moon landing was faked and the Holocaust never happened.) Videos the algorithm identifies..
President Trump is delivering on his promise to wage war against women.
He has appointed anti-abortion judges and gave the Supreme Court an anti-Roe majority. He wants to defund Planned Parenthood, and his administration and many states across the country are using every strategy possible to eliminate access to abortion.
New Yorkers are calling on Albany to pass the Reproductive Health Act.
Written almost 50 years ago, New York’s abortion law is inadequate to protect women, especially if Roe falls. Among other problems, New York law regulates abortion as a crime — a homicide, no less. It doesn’t meet the constitutional standard of Roe. And it’s out of step with modern medical realities. These failures result in delays and denials of care.
The Reproductive Health Act would be a huge step toward fixing this.
The RHA would treat abortion like health care, not like a criminal enterprise. It would allow women to get the care they need throughout a pregnancy; and it would protect the health professionals who provide vital care.
State leaders must strengthen the right to abortion in New York.
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Build The Wall (2nd Edition) | Change My Mind
Build the Wall
President Trump looking at new border wall prototypes in San Diego, March 2018
"Build the Wall" is an American political slogan that emerged from the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign. The slogan refers to a wall that Trump promised to build along the Mexico–United States border if elected. Trump further promised that Mexico would pay for the wall.
The concept was first developed by campaign advisers Sam Nunberg and Roger Stone in summer 2014 as a memorable talking point Trump could use to tie his business experience as a builder and developer to his anti-immigration policy proposals. The wall was first positively received by conservative activists in January 2015 at the Iowa Freedom Summit hosted by Citizens United and Steve King, as well as two days later on conservative morning show Fox & Friends. The idea was repeated at his June 2015 announcement speech, along with a claim that Mexico would pay for it, and repeated many times since.
A Build The Wall rally in The Villages, Florida - January 2019.
The idea of the wall became popular enough among Trump's supporters that chants of "Build the Wall" became common at Trump ralies. After Trump won the 2016 election, reports emerged that the chant was being used by some children to bully their Latino classmates, and that the locations of these incidents were at least correlated with areas in which Trump received more votes.
Variant slogans include "Build a Wall" or "Build that Wall". It has inspired a number of counter-slogans among protesters of Trump policies, as well as parodies in popular culture.
Once in office, Trump's administration has sought to build the wall (as an expansion of the existing barrier infrastructure) through Executive Order 13767 and the Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act of 2018. Conflict ove..
SpaceX's giant rocket ship was blown over and damaged by powerful winds in Texas — and Elon Musk says repairs will take weeks
An illustration of SpaceX's "test hopper," an experimental stainless-steel ship. Though it won't launch into space, the vehicle should help Elon Musk's rocket company work on a larger Starship spacecraft for reaching Mars. Elon Musk/SpaceX via Twitter; Samantha Lee/Business Insider
• Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, has built a prototype of a stainless-steel rocket ship in southern Texas.
• People who live near the site reported on Wednesday morning that the vehicle, known as the "test hopper," was blown over by powerful gusts of wind.
• Musk and SpaceX confirmed those reports, saying the damage would take weeks to repair.
• The test hopper is a squat version of a full-scale Starship, a spaceship that's being designed to send people to Mars.
The top section of SpaceX's shiny prototype of its giant Starship rocket fell over on Wednesday morning because of powerful winds.
"I just heard," Elon Musk, the company's founder, tweeted, confirming on-the-ground reports that the vehicle was no longer vertical.
He added: "50 mph winds broke the mooring blocks late last night & fairing was blown over. Will take a few weeks to repair."
A SpaceX representative independently confirmed to Business Insider that the top portion of the vehicle — called the fairing or nosecone — had fallen over because of high winds. The representative declined to comment further.
Fox News apologizes after showing graphic suggesting Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died
January 21, 2019 07:07 AM,
Updated January 21, 2019 07:43 AM
A graphic briefly aired Monday on “Fox & Friends” on Fox News, shown in a video screengrab by Mediaite, suggested Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. The hosts apologized and blamed a control room error. Screen grab from Mediaite video
Hosts of a Fox News show on Monday apologized for a graphic briefly shown on screen that suggested Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, Mediaite reported.
The graphic showed a photo of Ginsburg, now recovering from surgery for lung cancer, with the dates 1933 — the year of her birth — and 2019. It aired briefly after a commercial break.
“We need to apologize,” host Steve Doocy said, The Washington Examiner reported. “That was a mistake, that was an accident. We believe she is still at home recovering from surgery.”
“This was a technical error that emanated from the graphics team.” a Fox News spokesperson wrote in an email.
Ginsburg, 85, missed oral arguments last week for the first time since her appointment to the court in 1993 as she recovers from a pulmonary lobectomy in December, The Huffington Post reported.
The Supreme Court announced Jan. 11 that Ginsburg’s recovery is “on track” and that no remaining cancer has been found, The Washington Post reported.
Attempted assassination of Donald Trump
On June 18, 2016, Michael Steven Sandford was arrested at a Donald Trump presidential campaign rally in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States after he attempted to seize the pistol of a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer providing security for the event. At the time, Trump was the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 United States presidential election.
Sandford, a 20-year-old British citizen who had a lengthy history of mental disorders, stated that he had wished to kill Trump to prevent him from becoming president. He was charged with impeding and disrupting the orderly conduct of government business and official functions and with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. On September 13, 2016, he pleaded guilty to both charges. On December 13, 2016, he was sentenced to 12 months and one day's imprisonment. He was released and deported to the United Kingdom in May 2017.
The incident received limited media coverage in the United States. Some publications criticized the length of Sandford's prison sentence. In the United Kingdom, the incident prompted calls for changes to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in light of Sandford's mental disorders and was the subject of a BBC documentary.
Pelosi’s Secret Overseas Mission Included 93 Family Members? Why?
January 19, 2019 The Marshall Report
Why did Pelosis have all of her children and grandchildren – 93 family members going with her on her trip to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussells? And 7 congress members? Who takes 93 family members (mostly children) on a secret government business trip on military aircraft, paid for by tax payer dollars?
What ideas were rolling around in her head? If true, as so much gets spinned, what was she thinking? Doing?
President Trump grounded her from whatever it was she was planning to do. But what exactly was she planning? The Commander In Chief has access to classified information and knows far more than any of we who are watching this circus. So, knowing there is a war going on between nationalists and globalists, and the globalists are having their meeting next week in Brussels to plan world economics, trade, climate change and a new GLOBALIZATION roadmap… and knowing Pelosi is power hungry and other things…it’s not far fetched to rummage through your wildest imagined conspiracy box and come up with something very real and valid. I’ll give it a shot.
Was Pelosis planning for the Jihadist Attack that was intercepted by the FBI a day or so ago, in Georgia to be successful? Remember he had rockets. And or was the Georgia arrest a first step leading into an upcoming false flag? Was it planned to take place while POTUS and V-P were together in the Oval Office or in one of the several buildings that were earmarked?
Pelosi is Third in Line of Succession, so if POTUS and V-P were both killed, (GOD FORBID) she would be the next President. Being out of the states (good alibi) the news would coordinate their talking points and gasp as they report how fortunate America is that Pelosi was not in DC! They would make up something like, “If she hadn’t been working..
The so-called Smiley Face murders first burst on to the public scene in April 2008 when Gannon, Duarte, and Gilbertson held a news conference in New York City about the deaths. Back then there were 40 cases across 29 cities in nine states they thought were connected. In 2014, Gannon and Gilbertson published Case Studies in Drowning Forensics, a textbook analyzing 14 of the cases.
Today, they know a lot more about the group than they did back then, Gannon said.
“The level of sophistication of the group is a lot greater than we’d imagined,” he said. “Now we know they communicate with each other on the dark web. We know there’s surveillance and counter-surveillance.”
Each city has its own cohort or cell, said Gilbertson, a criminal-justice professor and gang expert in Minnesota.
“There might be 12 in that cell and they go out one night and five of them do this,” he said. “The next time it’s a different five. The way it should be conceived is that it’s the cell that’s the serial [killer] part of it, not necessarily the individuals. Because over time the individuals in the cell will evolve. Some will age out and just keep their mouths shut. Who wants to go to prison?”
That’s why he wishes law enforcement would reinvestigate these cases.
“If they did, the network will start to fall apart,” he said. “Someone will squeal or snitch. But there’s no reason to now. Everything’s going fine for them.”
They’re targeting the best of the best. These kids are the best students. They’re the best athletes and they come from the best families.
“They’re constantly recruiting,” he added. “Years ago, we were on their dark-web webpage but it was asking us to turn on a video camera so they could see who was about to type in the password and there’s no way we were doing that. And we didn’t even have the password. We’d just been given their URL, so went to it because we were told that’s ho..
By Victor Morton - The Washington Times - Monday, August 6, 2018
Anonymous has declared war on QAnon, promising to “start some s—t with you all.”
The anarchist hacking group said in a statement that it knows “who was responsible for Q,” the leader of QAnon, a pro-Trump group that spreads conspiracy-theory information.
Anonymous posted on YouTube on Sunday a video called “Operation QAnon” depicting Anonymous’s well-known masks acting out QAnon conspiracy theories with the letter “Q” as a constant backdrop.
“Someone is going to get hurt, so we have to put our foot down and start some s—t with you all,” the group said in the video.
The video claims that Anonymous always knew who was behind QAnon, but at first thought it was merely something to laugh at.
“We will not sit idly by while you take advantage of the misinformed and poorly educated,” the group said in the video, which also was posted to Twitter with the hashtags #OpQ and #OpQAnon.
QAnon became mainstream in past week because of President Trump’s rally in Florida, at which numerous attendees held Q-shaped cutouts and alluded in posters to the various conspiracy theories it pushes, such as “Pizzagate” and special counsel Robert Mueller supposedly investigating failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama.
NASA blow: 95 percent of space agency’s employees SIDELINED by Trump Government shutdown
DONALD Trump’s Government shutdown has left NASA effectively grounded, with 95 percent of the space agency’s employees currently unable to work, with scientists fearing it could have a long-term impact on important research programmes.
By Ciaran McGrath
PUBLISHED: 17:16, Wed, Jan 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 17:29, Wed, Jan 16, 2019
95 percent of NASA employees are currently sidelined (Image: GETTY)
The shutdown, which has now entered its fourth week, centres on a battle of wills between Mr Trump and the US Congress over $5.7billion he wants them to agree to fund construction of his wall along the country’s border with Mexico. As a result, more than 800,000 federal employees have been found themselves sidelined. NASA has been particularly badly affected, with just five percent of its workforce able to do their jobs.
Psychological operations (United States)
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Country United States
Type Special Operations Forces
Part of United States Special Operations Command Insignia.svg Special Operations Command
U.S. Army Special Operations Command SSI (1989-2015).svg Army Special Operations
Marine Corps Information Operations Center.jpg Marine Corps Information Operations Center
193d Special Operations Wing.png193d Special Operations Wing
Naval Reserve Atlantic Fleet PSYOP Audiovisual Unit
Garrison/HQ Army: Fort Bragg, NC
Marine: Quantico, VA
Air Force: Middletown, PA
Navy: Norfolk, VA
Patron Saint Gabriel (Army)
Motto(s) "Persuade, Change, Influence"
"Never Seen, Always Heard"
Bottle-green piped with silver gray.
♞ Knight (chess)
Psychological operations (PSYOP) are operations to convey selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals.
The purpose of United States psychological operations is to induce or reinforce behavior favorable to U.S. objectives. They are an important part of the range of diplomatic, informational, military and economic activities available to the U.S. They can be utilized during both peacetime and conflict. There are three main types: strategic, operational and tactical. Strategic PSYOP include informational activities conducted by the U.S. government agencies outside of the military arena, though many utilize Department of Defense (DOD) assets. Operational PSYOP are conducted across the range of military operations, including during pea..
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If I had to pick two words to describe James Robert Wright, I would use the words "delusional charlatan". James Wright begins his book with a story that takes place in November 2010. James Wright meets a male prostitute (Tony) at a club in Dallas. The next night James and Tony go out for dinner and when James is driving Tony back to Tony's home, Tony begins physically assaulting James while shouting "This is for the Scottish Rite!". James states that his cellular phone and car are damaged in the ruckus but that James is able to eventually escape his tormentor.
I contacted James on his Facebook page and asked if he had a copy of the police report from the night of the attack and if he could post pictures of the injuries to his person as well as the damage to his car. James responded back with the following statement:
"I am always happy to furnish those documents as well as my points of contact in law enforcement handing my case in various jurisdictions to members of the press, but my legal counsel has advised not to place identifiable personal information on Facebook. This would also include various witness testimonies going back to my employment at the Scottish Rite - forward. If any reporters wish to request evidence they may contact me by sending me an email @ [REDACTED] or I can simply direct them to the correct FBI office."
I promptly emailed James at his private email address asking for a copy of the police report as well as photographic evidence of the November 2010 attack. After 24 hours I had not received an email response from James. I again contacted him on his Facebook page this time asking for the number of his local FBI office and the name of the agent in charge of his case. I received no response from James and found my ..
Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) arose out of the so-called “qigong boom” of the late '80s. Qigong is an umbrella term for a number of practices involving meditation, slow-moving exercises and regulated breathing. Qigong groups exploded during this time, attracting tens of millions of mostly urban and elderly Chinese. At one point, more than 2,000 different groups existed.
Falun Gong differed from most qigong groups in that it combined exercises with moral and spiritual teachings. Adherents aim to cultivate “truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance” and refine their “xining,” or moral character.
A person’s xining is affected by their ratio of virtue (positive energy) to karma (negative energy). Virtue is generated through doing good deeds and suffering, while karma accumulates by doing bad deeds.
Falun Gong’s spiritual leader is Li Hongzhi.