The View from the cheap seats (revised)

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NEW YORK - The women of "The View" yukked it up with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, mussed his often-mocked helmet of hair and asked him to do his impersonation of President Richard Nixon.

Such pleasant distractions
count down to point break
pay no attention to the man behind the curtain


V For Victoryhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_sign

The V sign is a hand gesture in which the first and second fingers are raised and parted, whilst the remaining fingers are clenched. With palm inwards, in the UK and some other English speaking countries, it is an obscene insulting gesture of defiance. During the World War II, Winston Churchill popularised its use as a "Victory" sign (for V as in victory) initially with palm inwards and later in the war palm outwards. In the United States, with the palm outwards, and more recently, occasionally inward as well, it is also used to mean "Peace", a meaning that became popular during the peace movement of the 1960s.


1.27.2009 | 9:39pm
V For Verification

Shortly after writing the above post, I stopped over at Satoriallme's A Few Shots To Shaman to check for updates and comments; the blog had been on my mind partially because of the indirect mention of the Sophia, but mostly because of the peculiar image chosen as the header (a still shot from Gina Davis and Jim Carrey's Earth Girls Are Easy). The new post, entitled That's Eggzactly What I Said, explained the curious image further (making some interesting egg/womb synchs) and - surprise - veers into the pattern of V and the number 5. How bizarre...

sophia with mona and hanks

...can you see a V?

The verification of the synchromystic V occured for me on a cinema trip to see Spike Lee's decapitated-goddess-head war film Miracle At St. Anna's. At the ticket counter, I immediately noticed three large-scale movie ad displays; Saw V, Hugh Jackman's Australia (whose early displays featured a giant red V turned upside-down) and The Secret Life of Bees. I decided to re-watch The DaVinci Code that night, remembering references to the feminine V, and re-discovered Audrey Tautou, the super-cute french actress who plays the Holy Grail chalice, a.k.a. the last scion, a character aptly named Sophie Neveu (fr. noveau = new, the new Sophia/new wisdom). In 2008, Audrey replaced Australia's Nicole Kidman as the spokesperson for Coco Chanel's famous Chanel No. 5 (following Marilyn Monroe's footsteps), and Audrey will also be playing Coco Chanel in an upcoming biopic. Early in The DaVinci Code, Tautou/Sophie subtly echoes Natalie Portman's Garden State character, Sam, Children of Men's eve-resonator, Kee, and Dogma's last holy descendant, Bethany, by confessing that she does not believe in God...


Resident Evil 5, released with a sans-Milla animated movie in 2008

Satoriallme's study of the V as the number 5 revealed the depth of this synchromystic "direct hit" [whatupjake]. Milla Jovovich is a central character in my ongoing research of the sacred femine, and her place in the pattern was confirmed when she played the divine female warrior in The Fifth Element, a movie dripping with synchromystic symbolism. In addition to supporting synch-roles by LOTR's Bilbo, Ian Holmes, and Natalie Portman's pursuer from The Professional, Gary Oldman, The Fifth Element borrows some major plot points from the uber-synchromystic french CG production Immortel (required watching for all synch-heads).

The New Myths of the Sophia continue to unfold in front of me, pushing me towards a conclusion I don't yet understand. Despite it's apparent complexity, this post only barely scratches the surface of the Sophia's mysteries in ancient myth and pop culture. Sometimes this research feels a bit like following spots of light in darkness, but it's comforting to know I'm not traversing the labyrinth alone...

"The four-fold order is static, not dynamic. Every element has its quadrant, and every quadrant its element. There is no room for mystery, for surprise, for magic. Something is missing, and that something may be called spirit."
-excerpt from Spirit: The Fifth Element



  1. Ok... You know, now that was cool... I had pondered some of that. I mean I actually was going to put up Saw V and Resident Evil V as a header. This is perfect and I hope you ride this out. Fifth Element. We are right along with each other on this and I got a lot more to get out so... We'll see how this plays.

    Love and Thanks.

  2. I'm cracking up. It's like a slipstream in time with my present series. Had you not found me, not sure if I'd have seen your thoughts into the mind, then you might have accused me of theft (as someone else just did).

    Peace out. Piece in. V is for Vagina! :-) Maybe it's the BEE-ing hive?

  3. Ah yes, the 5/V. I am very aware of this. V for Vendetta of course should be mentioned. Remember, remember the Fifth of NoVember.

    The number 5 is very important to me, I grew up viewing it as an esoteric entity. It is my father's number. My father is the most wise human being I have ever met, and any/all of my wisdom is derived through him, whether directly or indirectly. He was born in '55. His symbol has always been a 5 pointed star. His family is made up of 5 (his parents, brother, sister and himself) as is mine (him, my mother, brother, sister and myself). He is a wood worker, a carpenter , and in feng shui wood is the fifth element. In recent years, he has been speaking to me of the feminine energy and the sacred feminine. I truly believe my father could be a prophet of our times. If everyone in the world had just one conversation with him, the world would be a far better place.

    Running the risk of further rambling, I must add one last thing. A question, actually. Am I the only one who assigns gender to numbers and letters? Ever since I was young I've done this without thinking. But for some reason, 5 is masculine in my mind. Yet V is feminine. Maybe it's nothing, but I recently discussed this with someone. I wasn't even really aware that I did it until I talked about it.


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