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    Rhosgobel Tent At TOT

    I have decided to pitch a cyber tent here at TOT to post thoughts and opinions. I'll call it Rhosgobel.

    I do my best to not disrupt threads and their flow.
    This thread will allow me to stop biting my tongue.

    At some point a discussion of the loosh ecosystem will ensue. At least a post about it will.

    For now it is for me to decide what starts this conversation. Even if it is with myself.

    I have misspelled Rhosgobel. How does one edit thread titles? Call a mod?
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    Most might have seen these paintings at PA. However, I cannot comment on them there so I bring it here, FWIW.

    The paintings do seem to articulate some deeper qualities of these people, or at least subtle ones.

    I see some serious 'lizard' energy coming off this painting.


    James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense.

    Forrestal was a supporter of naval battle groups centered on aircraft carriers. In 1954, the world's first supercarrier was named USS Forrestal in his honor, as is the headquarters of the United States Department of Energy. He is also the namesake of the Forrestal Lecture Series at the United States Naval Academy, which brings prominent military and civilian leaders to speak to the Brigade of Midshipmen, and of the James Forrestal Campus of Princeton University in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey.

    The rest of the collection is here:http://www.dougauld.com/whistleblower/index.php
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    I look forward to this Mr Wiz.

    Yes, ask a mod to change your title. You can't do it yourself, once it's posted.

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    I see that a mod has remedied my spelling error. Thank you.
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    I did it, its kind of an OCD thing with thread titles

    Heres where the word comes from for the Tolkien ignoramuses http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Rhosgobel

    Looking forward to a very interesting & educative thread
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    Quote Originally posted by modwiz View Post
    Most might have seen these paintings at PA. However, I cannot comment on them there so I bring it here, FWIW.

    The paintings do seem to articulate some deeper qualities of these people, or at least subtle ones.

    I see some serious 'lizard' energy coming off this painting.


    James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense.

    Forrestal was a supporter of naval battle groups centered on aircraft carriers. In 1954, the world's first supercarrier was named USS Forrestal in his honor, as is the headquarters of the United States Department of Energy. He is also the namesake of the Forrestal Lecture Series at the United States Naval Academy, which brings prominent military and civilian leaders to speak to the Brigade of Midshipmen, and of the James Forrestal Campus of Princeton University in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey.

    The rest of the collection is here:http://www.dougauld.com/whistleblower/index.php
    Hi Modwiz, i hav a rel high up in the forces who emits such a presence and who told me once that "I do not believe in god" with such certainty it made me shiver, lb
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    For a painting that is little more than a sketch it is very powerful (as often that style can be with the right subject) he certainly has a Godless air about him, that mouth !

    And the asymmetric eyes so typical of those who serve the you know who (or rather what)
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    a few thoughts come up.
    what if the painter capured him laughing. would there still be a small lizard like mouth?

    As art is inherently the impression of the artist does this say something about the artist or about the subject.

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    Quote Originally posted by Eelco View Post
    a few thoughts come up.
    what if the painter capured him laughing. would there still be a small lizard like mouth?

    As art is inherently the impression of the artist does this say something about the artist or about the subject.

    with love
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    I see it more in the way the artist evoked skull ridges that run from the outer part of his eyebrow up towards his hairline. Other subtle things but, that caught my eye.
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    hmm, . . the eyes grabbed me. Hard and cold. . Then the eyebrows slanting with arrogance.

    As art is inherently the impression of the artist does this say something about the artist or about the subject.
    A good portrait painter would try to capture the essence of the subject. And usually, since the portrait is commissioned, the subject can ask for changes.

    I have a friend who does portraits. She's also a courtroom artist (her bread and butter). Often judges and lawyers will ask her to make them look better or more handsome!
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    Here's a photo of James Forrestall which may have been the model for the painting, in which case the artist has been very kind:



    Is this about the artist or the subject Modwiz?
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    Quote Originally posted by modwiz View Post
    Most might have seen these paintings at PA. However, I cannot comment on them there so I bring it here, FWIW.

    The paintings do seem to articulate some deeper qualities of these people, or at least subtle ones.

    I see some serious 'lizard' energy coming off this painting.




    James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense.

    Forrestal was a supporter of naval battle groups centered on aircraft carriers. In 1954, the world's first supercarrier was named USS Forrestal in his honor, as is the headquarters of the United States Department of Energy. He is also the namesake of the Forrestal Lecture Series at the United States Naval Academy, which brings prominent military and civilian leaders to speak to the Brigade of Midshipmen, and of the James Forrestal Campus of Princeton University in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey.

    The rest of the collection is here:http://www.dougauld.com/whistleblower/index.php
    Lizard energie.s?
    i understand what you are saying but can you make a judgement off a portrait or photo?

    back in the day when we applied for a passport we where told not to smile.
    plus this guy has a military background hardened and trained beyond your average individual.

    you create your own reality comes to mind.
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    I looked this guy up, turns out he was suicided by zionists as he was dead set against the establishment of Israel, scroll down to it http://www.gnosticliberationfront.co..._forrestal.htm

    There was a big effort to rubbish him in the media, so a lot of info on him may be dis-info
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    Quote Originally posted by Calabash View Post
    Here's a photo of James Forrestall which may have been the model for the painting, in which case the artist has been very kind:



    Is this about the artist or the subject Modwiz?
    It's about us but, it can also be both artist and subject. Then there is none of the above.

    In this instance the artist is playing a central part by choice of subjects, theme and method.

    The artist and subject is a fascinating dance. One can sense the Destiny behind the works that rise above obscurity.Thanks for asking.
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    Quote Originally posted by ronin View Post
    Lizard energie.s?
    i understand what you are saying but can you make a judgement off a portrait or photo?

    back in the day when we applied for a passport we where told not to smile.
    plus this guy has a military background hardened and trained beyond your average individual.

    you create your own reality comes to mind.
    I am very comfortable stating my perception. If you wish to categorize it as a judgment then so be it. You would also be assuming you know my stance on "lizards". I can assure you that you do not. I have not stated it.

    Sharing my perception is sharing my reality. A big part of a functioning community. It is also a friendly thing to do.

    This thread will be full of my opinions/judgments. It is why I started it. It is a thread for what I think about things. I am sure others will add their opinions. It could get dull otherwise.
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