Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Mark Morford: Is Obama an enlightened being?

Obama goes from Emil Jones's gofer in Springfield to Lightworker now for the masses through the eyes of a San Francisco columnist.

Rezko requested Obama shine his light as a new US Senator at this 2004 dinner with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Iraqi Billionaire Nadhmi Auchi, and Iraq's -now convicted for corruption- Minister of Electricity, Aiham Alsammarae.

When will the light shine on the Obama and Auchi pictures? I'm sure they're hanging in someones office. Discretely now of course, but they'll be pulled out again sometime. Not for the masses to see maybe, but someone will be reminded of them for sure.
Dismiss it all you like, but I've heard from far too many enormously smart, wise, spiritually attuned people who've been intuitively blown away by Obama's presence - not speeches, not policies, but sheer presence - to say it's just a clever marketing ploy, a slick gambit carefully orchestrated by hotshot campaign organizers who, once Obama gets into office, will suddenly turn from perky optimists to vile soul-sucking lobbyist whores, with Obama as their suddenly evil, cackling overlord.

Here's where it gets gooey. Many spiritually advanced people I know (not coweringly religious, mind you, but deeply spiritual) identify Obama as a Lightworker, that rare kind of attuned being who has the ability to lead us not merely to new foreign policies or health care plans or whatnot, but who can actually help usher in a new way of being on the planet, of relating and connecting and engaging with this bizarre earthly experiment. These kinds of people actually help us evolve. They are philosophers and peacemakers of a very high order, and they speak not just to reason or emotion, but to the soul.

The unusual thing is, true Lightworkers almost never appear on such a brutal, spiritually demeaning stage as national politics. This is why Obama is so rare. And this why he is so often compared to Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., to those leaders in our culture whose stirring vibrations still resonate throughout our short history.
...Obama's a slick gambit son... HT Weekly Standard Blog

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