" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

February 25, 2014

Games Wide Shut? The Disappearing Magic Circle?

Notice the double-headed bird on Putin's shoulder ^ ?
Red Cloak the life of the party in "Eyes Wide Shut".

Babies, beers and bear hugs: smiling Putin goes on the Sochi charm offensive as he meets and greets in Olympic village.

Red Cloak with two Blue Cloaks?

You Might Want to Shut Your Eyes in this Toy Store?

Dancers make the Olympic rings at the Sochi closing ceremony.

"Not without humour ... The closing ceremony was not all pomp and circumstance, with a little levity injected when dancers referenced the opening ceremony Olympic ring blunder."
Magic circles is concept used in ritual magic during invocations. 
The placement of the people in this scene recalls magic circles. 
Right: A magic circle as pictured in an ancient grimoire.
"The last scene of the movie takes place at a toy store – a place full of highly symbolic items. Here, Helena Hartford walks by a toy called Magic Circle – showing that the occult elite’s ways seep through popular culture, but are not noticed by those who have their eyes wide shut."
The Hidden (And Not So Hidden) Messages in Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut” (pt. II)
" After the four rings fully opened- this time formed by a group of humans sporting colourful, glittering white dresses - the fifth ring remained closed for a good number of seconds during the closing ceremony Sunday night, making every onlooker catch their breath, as if to say, 'no, not again!' "
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Closing Ceremony Makes Fun of Opening's Ring Malfunction.

Pussy Riot members Nadzehda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina detained by Russian police in Sochi.

"Pussy Riot member Nadzehda Tolokonnikova tweeted she had been detained and accused of robbery.
"We have been arrested... and are accused of robbery," she wrote on her Twitter account.
"When we were arrested, we were not performing any kind of action, we were just walking around Sochi." "
"You will kindly remove your mask."


Trish and Rob MacGregor said...

Wow. Intriguing, Daz.

Mike Perry said...

With the problems in Ukraine we'll have to see how Russia reacts. If they 'whip' Pussy Riot goodness know what they might do there.