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    What is the Real Meaning of the "Wizard of OZ"?

    There has been much speculation over the years about the true meaning and symbolism behind the movie "The Wizard of Oz"

    Many still feel that it's a nice story about a girl named Dorothy, with one of they key messages being "there's not place like home"....then there are other theories.

    I stumbled across one today:

    THE REAL MEANING OF THE WIZARD OF OZ - NOT WHAT YOU MIGHT THINK


    This examination of the subtext of "The Wizard Of Oz" was recently sent to me.

    Because it's so damn interesting and because there is so much more, I have added to it (see bottom of email).

    For those of you who have never heard of this take on this classic story, do take the time to check it out. There is far too much for it all to be just a coincidence. That is, unless you're a "coincidence theorist." bwh

    The Real Meaning Of "The Wizard of Oz"


    "The Wizard of Oz," written by L. Frank Baum, is not a mere child's story.

    What is "Oz" a symbol for? Ounces. What is measured in ounces? Gold. What is the yellow brick road? Bricks or ingot bars of gold.

    The character known as the Straw Man represents that fictitious, ALL CAPS, legal fiction - a PERSON, the Federal U.S. Government created with the same spelling as your birth name. Remember what the Straw Man wanted
    from the Wizard of Oz? A Brain!

    No juristic person - legal fiction - paper corporation has a brain because he/she has no breath of life.

    What did he get in place of a brain? A certificate: a Birth Certificate for a
    new legal creation. He was proud of his new legal status, plus all the other
    legalisms he was granted. Now he becomes the epitome of the brainless sack of straw who was given a certificate in place of a grain of common sense.

    Now, what about the Tin Man?

    Does Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) recall anything to mind? The poor TIN Man just stood there mindlessly doing his work until his body literally froze up and stopped functioning. He worked himself to death because he had neither heart nor soul. He's the heartless and emotionless creature robotically carrying out his daily task as though he were already dead.

    He's the ox pulling the plow and the mule toiling under the yoke. These days,
    his task masters just oil him nightly with beer and place him in front of a
    hypnotic television until his very existence no longer has any meaning or value.

    His masters keep him cold on the outside and heartless on the inside in order to control any emotion or feeling that might arise.

    The Cowardly Lion was always too frightened to stand up for himself.

    Of course, he was a bully and a big mouth when it came to picking on those smaller than he. (Have you ever noticed how bullies are really the biggest cowards?

    They act as though they have great courage, but, in reality, have none at all.
    They roar, but with no teeth of authority to back them up.)

    When push came to shove, the Cowardly Lion always buckled under and whimpered when anyone of any size or stature challenged him. He wanted courage from the Grand Wizard, so he was awarded a medal of "official" recognition. Now, although remaining a coward, his official status allowed him to be a bully, but with officially recognized authority. (He's not unlike the Attorneys who hide behind the Middle Courts of the Temple Bar.) et al ad infinitum.

    What about the trip through the field of poppies?

    Did you notice how this had no narcotic effect on the Straw Man (no brain) or the Tin Man (no heart or soul)?

    They weren't real people, so drugs could not influence them. The Wizard
    of Oz was written at the turn of the century, so how could the author have known America was going to be drugged? The Crown has been playing the drug cartel game for centuries. Just look up the history of Hong Kong and the Opium Wars.

    The Crown already had valuable experience conquering all of China with drugs, so why not the rest of the world? What was the Emerald City? The Federal Reserve System.

    Who finally exposed the Wizard for what he really was?

    Toto, the ugly (or cute, depending on your perspective) and somewhat annoying little dog.

    Toto means "in total, all together; Latin in toto." What was it that the witch wanted after she alleged that the little dog had bitten her? TOTO. ... everything.

    Notice how Toto was not scared of the Great Wizard's theatrics, yet he was so small in size, compared to the Wizard, that no one seemed to notice him?

    The smoke, flames and holographic images of Oz were designed to frighten people into doing as the Great Wizard commanded. Toto simply padded over, looked behind the curtain (the COURT, etc.), saw it was a scam, started barking until others paid attention to him and came to see what all the barking was about.

    Who was behind the curtain?

    Just an ORDINARY PERSON controlling the levers that created the
    illusion of the Great Wizard's power and authority.

    When Toto pulled back the curtain and completely exposed him, the charade was at an end. (The veil hiding the corporate legal fiction and its false courts was removed.) The Wizard's game was UP. What was he after all? .... a
    con-man. A FRAUD.

    We can see, in this tale, just how loud the bark from a little dog can be. How
    bout YOUR bark? How big is it?

    Most of us remain silent and wait to be given whatever food and recognition, if any, by our legal master.

    Let us not forget those pesky flying monkeys. What perfect mythical creatures to represent the Bar Association Attorneys who attack and control the little people for the Great Crown Wizard, the powerful and grand Bankers of Oz: GOLD! How, finally, was the evil witch destroyed? .... pure, clean water LIQUIDATION!

    How, at last, did Dorothy get home? She simply clicked her heels. She always had the power, and SO DO WE!

    What would it take to expose the Wizard for what he is, tearing away his
    veils?

    We each need only a brain, a heart and soul --- and COURAGE. Then, and
    perhaps of the greatest importance, we need to learn HOW to WORK TOGETHER.

    Only "in TOTO," WORKING
    TOGETHER as ONE Body of the King of Kings, (whatever name or form that may take for each of us), can we have the freedom given to us.

    Thought this would be refreshing in light of this continual topic and need for
    resolution.

    ADDITION (bwh)

    Also, note that Dorothy did not have a mother or father reference... i.e. no sense of who she was or from where her direct heritage came. In this case, Dorothy's legal guardian was obscurely named Aunt "Em" or "M" for money. That means that money was her "legal tender." Get the double meaning? Even James Bond has to answer to "M." And, who is "M's" secret-ary? Miss Moneypenny. And speaking of money, "tin" was a term for valueless coins back in the day. So, "Tinman" had more than one meaning as the value of our money was degenerating once the Fed came along and produced coins with little or no gold or silver in them and nothing with "witch" to back them.

    Let's also not forget that the Wicked Witch of the "West" represented the bankers of the New World (America) who would control its resources and people legally (flying monkeys) and psychotropically (poppies). Dorothy's house (equity) landed upon and killed the Witch of the "East," representing a false sense of security that people from Europe felt when they trekked to the New World. Note how the "little people" began singing Dorothy's praises when she accidentally killed one of the "banking" witches. But, wait. This Witch was from the East, the Old World. So, again a reminder of their false sense of security through song.

    Though, to her benefit, what often protected Dorothy throughout her journey was the ruby slippers, which were previously in the possession of the late Witch of the East. In Baum's original story written at the turn of the century, Dorothy's shoes were silver. In other words, she was backed by silver and, therefore, protected against anything that might come her way. The shoes always kept their value and strength even against a scary new banker (or witch in this case). Interestingly, the movie was made just shortly after the Great Depression, which included the government's vicious "gold grab" on behalf of the bankers and wall street.

    Further, what was it that awakened the "organics" (Dorothy, the Lion and Toto) in the poppy field? Glenda, the (supposed) good witch covered them in snow. Snow? Nah! It was cocaine (actually a legal stimulant at the time and in Coke, of course), which worked against the effects of the poppy-based opium. Therefore, Glenda is also a ruse of so-called benevolence regardless of the legality of cocaine at the time (we've seen its effects today).

    And, notice at the end of the film, this "good" witch knew the secret that would get Dorothy home all along, but didn't tell her right away. What a bitch! Perhaps, this was Glenda's way of having Dorothy learn her own lesson. But, as stated previously, the prizes given by the newly humbled wizard were themselves ruses... ersatz representations of cures and freedoms. So, this journey, or lesson, was ultimately futile.

    At the end, the wizard, once he is forced to admit his trickery and subsequently provides his empty gifts, he is not even "charged" by "the people" of the land. He is forgiven and let go to fly away (escape) in a balloon of all things. My guess is that, no matter how often "we the people" maintain vigilance to uproot these banking night crawlers, the message here is that, because of our naiveté, one of them always gets away to start the vicious financial cycle all over again in some New World.

    At the end, Dorothy discovers that it was all a dream, "witch" means that whatever lesson she learned she did so while asleep.

    And now, here's the really, really big one that might be difficult even for those who already acknowledge the financial subtext of the story to digest. "Hollywood" was created and commissioned by the Illuminati for the purposes of social engineering and mass thought control. Knowing this, note that the desired look and effect that the filmmakers chose for the wizard to use in order to intimidate and scare "the people" into submission was, in fact, quite...

    REPTILIAN.
    So what do you all think...of the above or the meaning or no meaning behind "The Wizard of Oz" ?

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    Makes sense to me, a decent critical analysis. Some far reaches, but it is better than the Dark Side of the Moon thing
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    What would it take to expose the Wizard for what he is, tearing away his
    veils?
    An autopsy?

    Let us melt down the TIN man and turn him into soon to be emptied beer cans. And then we can have LION for lunch. .. burp … ( excuse me, sorry ) And poppies for dessert.

    Don't worry about the TIN man, when the oil stops even he will run and hide too. It will be fun looking for all of them in our new found free-time, ha.

    I remember discussions about the Wizard of OZ from years long ago. The internet wasn't around then, but there were similar articles in various magazines from back then (I may still have a few in my collection). I have a rare 1900 and 1934 copy of the Wizard of OZ books locked away. The Wizard of OZ tells many stories, even about the matrix that fools us al. It is among my favorite films.

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    QUOTE:
    At the end, the wizard, once he is forced to admit his trickery and subsequently provides his empty gifts, he is not even "charged" by "the people" of the land. He is forgiven and let go to fly away (escape) in a balloon of all things. My guess is that, no matter how often "we the people" maintain vigilance to uproot these banking night crawlers, the message here is that, because of our naiveté, one of them always gets away to start the vicious financial cycle all over again in some New World.


    Can't argue with that! I believe that many movies have had 'double meanings', and color me nuts, but I also believe that the movies are indeed used by the 'controllers'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Judee View Post
    QUOTE:
    At the end, the wizard, once he is forced to admit his trickery and subsequently provides his empty gifts, he is not even "charged" by "the people" of the land. He is forgiven and let go to fly away (escape) in a balloon of all things. My guess is that, no matter how often "we the people" maintain vigilance to uproot these banking night crawlers, the message here is that, because of our naiveté, one of them always gets away to start the vicious financial cycle all over again in some New World.


    Can't argue with that! I believe that many movies have had 'double meanings', and color me nuts, but I also believe that the movies are indeed used by the 'controllers'.
    Oddly or may I say more frightening is that nothing has changed one iota.....just look at what is happening right now....

    This thread is almost a year old however IMHO it applies just as much today as it has in the past...and not just the recent past.

    Now I guess, wizards will ensure that they will be not called upon their trickery ....and actually it's way, way beyond that.

    Yes, Judee...

    the message here is that, because of our naiveté, one of them always gets away to start the vicious financial cycle all over again in some New World.
    More than well said

    ...and more than food for thought....

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    The books are very different from the film, it's hard to even discuss them together unless it's a compare and contrast.

    The book "Wicked" by Gregory Maguire is magnificent. Again, very unlike the Broadway musical. The book just about kills me. It's brilliant.

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    Funny you should mention Oz, the wizard sent me a PM here on IW earlier today. I don't think he's introduced himself here yet, but hopefully he will. We're brothers in spirit, eh Osiris? Where are you bro?

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    That's a bodacious rendering of the story, indeed. I don't know about the story's author, though the songster was a sincere communist, in search of more truthful utilization of resources -- a sincerity unmet by the Stalinists or Maoists, for the most part.

    By the way, if you don't have a copy of the merger of the Wizard of Oz movie and the Dark Side of the Moon album, I'm told that the time to start the ablum is upon the 3rd roar of the lion at the beginning.
    Human society is at a vital new juncture:
    the decrepit skeleton of things tried and
    proven false is rapidly being rent asunder.
    Today we are on the precipice of a glorious
    new dawn in human evolution.
    Embrace this crimson dawn of the glorious new day.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadhu View Post
    That's a bodacious rendering of the story, indeed. I don't know about the story's author, though the songster was a sincere communist, in search of more truthful utilization of resources -- a sincerity unmet by the Stalinists or Maoists, for the most part.

    By the way, if you don't have a copy of the merger of the Wizard of Oz movie and the Dark Side of the Moon album, I'm told that the time to start the ablum is upon the 3rd roar of the lion at the beginning.
    I know we have this elsewhere somewhere on the forum, however for those who missed it...here you go


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    Somehow this topic came up in the TO tonight....thought I'd bump this thread up for our newer members and for those who have not seen it.

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    I just don't know. I like it. It seems a bit of a stretch here and there.
    I'm well aware of the drug wars and how Britian used Opium to dull china to sleep.

    I gotta ask,,,,,,What do you all think about Californai looking to legalize pot.
    Just curious

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkoMarco View Post
    I just don't know. I like it. It seems a bit of a stretch here and there.
    I'm well aware of the drug wars and how Britian used Opium to dull china to sleep.

    I gotta ask,,,,,,What do you all think about Californai looking to legalize pot.
    Just curious
    I wish it would go through. Think of the tax revenues for the government... I'd rather see something like that taxed than basic necessities for people. IMO, alcohol is more dangerous that pot anyway, so why not legalize it? Kids already get their hands on both pot and alcohol, so that argument against it doesn't hold water either. I understand it doesn't have a chance of going through though. And since there is big money in illegal pot too, I'm sure 'they' don't want this going through and have probably contributed big bucks to the campaign against it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Judee View Post
    I wish it would go through. Think of the tax revenues for the government... I'd rather see something like that taxed than basic necessities for people. IMO, alcohol is more dangerous that pot anyway, so why not legalize it? Kids already get their hands on both pot and alcohol, so that argument against it doesn't hold water either. I understand it doesn't have a chance of going through though. And since there is big money in illegal pot too, I'm sure 'they' don't want this going through and have probably contributed big bucks to the campaign against it.

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    My knee jerk reaction is to say hell ya,,,,legalize it. And this comes from some one who has gotten out the window cleaner,,,,,,,sprayed the third eye,,,,and squeegeed repeatedly. Bill Hicks - Drugs and Evolution
    For some reason,,,,,,some people have the propensity to use things as tools,,,,,grow from the experience,,,,move on,,,,and leave the tools behind.
    For some reason,,,,,,some people have the propensity to use things as a crutch,,,,,retard from the experience,,,,,,,never move on,,,,,,,and depend on the crutch for the rest of thier lives.
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