Have you ever wondered how you could get the kind of super cool powers that the Jedi had in Star Wars? The kind that allows you to do all sorts of cool things with powers that you simply pull out of thin air? It’s all movie magic, all fake, what’s the big deal, you might say, and in some sense you may be right. But there is another side to this magic that is absolutely worth exploring.
When George Lucas was in the process of creating Star Wars, he had to consult with a practicing Taoist Master, Dr. Joseph Campbell, in order to understand how to represent The Tao as The Force. The first two films talked about WHAT the Force could do, and the third film talked about HOW it could do it.
Lucas represented the human body’s ability to wield the Tao by creating these ficticious microscopic life forms that supposedly live symbiotically inside the cells of all living things called Midi-chlorians.
As you can see, he took great pains to make it obvious that these Midi-chlorians are similar to our own mitochondria. Even their names were suspiciously similar. Mito-chondria = Midi-chlorian. These Midi-chlorians are suppose to detect the energy field of the Force, and the higher the count of Midi-chlorians in your body, the more powerful you are as a Jedi.
The only problem with this analogy is that the mitochondria is not a ‘Force Gatherer’. Its job is to provide the cell with third-dimensional, biological energy by breaking down (oxidizing) biological fuels such as lipids, proteins, and glucose into ATP. This store of ATP is then used to power cellular work. It has nothing to do with the gathering of the Force, which is obviously a higher level of energy.
What we need is an organ that can detect and then receive the Force. Lucky for us humans, what we need, we have already been blessed with. It is called the pineal gland, AKA the Third Eye.
Wikipedia says: The pineal gland (also called the pineal body, epiphysis cerebri, epiphysis, conarium or the “third eye”) is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces the serotonin derivative melatonin, a hormone that affects the modulation of wake/sleep patterns and seasonal functions. Its shape resembles a tiny pine cone (hence its name), and it is located near the centre of the brain, between the two hemispheres, tucked in a groove where the two rounded thalamic bodies join.
Much ado has been made about this little tiny gland inside the brain case. It actually does quite a bit of work, for being such a small thing. Believe it or not, it alone controls how happy we are able to feel. Without the melatonine that it produces, we can be on top of the world and still feel no happiness.
It feeds melatonine (and a host of other hormones) straight into our bloodstream, because although it is a part of our brain, it is not isolated from the body by the blood–brain barrier system at all. In fact, it has such a profuse blood flow that it is second only to the kidney. That’s an amazing feat, considering the pineal gland is barely the size of a grain of rice whereas one kidney is approximately the size of your conventional computer mouse.
The abundant melatonin levels in children are believed to inhibit sexual development. When puberty arrives, melatonin production is reduced. Pineal tumors have been linked with precocious puberty, so when we hear about early onset of puberty in children as young as six, the pineal gland should be one of the first things we examine.
Unfortunately, other factors are put forth as possible culprits and none of them seem to be able to answer all the questions about precocious puberty. A study done back in 2010 shows that girls in the United States are entering puberty at earlier ages than they have in the past…Experts aren’t sure what’s behind the increase in earlier puberty, but it’s likely due to a combination of factors, including the childhood obesity epidemic and substances in the environment. ~ CNN.
So why are experts turning a blind eye away from examining the pineal gland as a distinct possible cause? Could it be that the pineal gland holds many other secrets that, if probed and disturbed, could cause them to be revealed, ones that are too explosive to be released to mainstream public?
My next post goes into more detail about the pineal gland and its role in human evolution. I call it The Body Piezo Electric.