From the Melanated Man:
YOU…HAVE…TO…GO…SEE..THIS …MOVIE!! I saw it this past weekend and all I have to say is…
Best movie of the year in my opinion! I love this movie!!
(Disclaimer: PLEASE…if you have not seen this movie DO NOT CONTINUE reading this post!)
My third eye enjoyed every bit of this movie from the beginning to the end (granted I missed the first 15 minutes but I practically know what happened anyway: Dr. Strange loses feeling in his hands from wreck, the villains are introduced yada yada yada!)
It’s interesting that I have been kind of looking into occultism, mysticism, etc. with the last couple of months; this movie hit right home for me! I’m still new to this occult information but I could tell there were many, many occult symbols in the movie that I noticed from my studies. The entire premise of the movie is focused on how the world as a whole is currently turning away from conventional Western thought and philosophy back toward Eastern thought and philosophy.
This is metaphysics galore!
It briefly discusses chakras,the power of meditation, and alternate dimensions. And with everything that you may have encountered with this blog, the movie also heavily talks about the dark force, or dark matter (melanin). There are so many easter eggs and messages hidden in plain sight in this movie I don’t know where to begin. But I have to start somewhere, and I’ll start by discussing the synopsis.
Note: You have to use today’s movies as a learning tool instead of for entertainment, secretly brainwashing the unawakened individual, especially these “superhero” movies. If you remove the tried-and-untrue plot and theme of good vs. evil, or better yet flip the two, you will began to truly understand what the power-that-be are throwing at you. They have taken knowledge that they have stolen from our ancient melanated ancestors, capitalized on it, and manipulated it into a lukewarm form to keep you locked into their game, their system, their Matrix. Open you THIRD EYE, the most important eye, to see past their bullshit.
Also, Everything in bold besides the characters names are my thoughts and opinions.
Synopsis: Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Dr. Stephen Strange, a brilliant neurosurgeon who loses the ability to use his hands from a car accident. After seeking help through conventional Western medicine and experimental procedures, he looks for guidance from former paralegic who was healed by the name of Jonathan Pangborn (portrayed by Benjamin Bratt). Pangborn leads him to Kamar-Taj, Nepal the secret compound of an ancient mystic aptly named the Ancient One (portrayed by Tilda Swinton.) Strange is skeptical of her methods when she tells him that she does not heal anyone yet their students heal themselves. But she shows Strange the powers she possess i.e. through astral projection, and Strange is skeptic no more. Though at first The Ancient One shuns Strange for his arrogance, she is convinced by her aide Mordo (portrayed by Chiwetel Ejifor) to take in Strange. From there, Strange begins to train and enhance his abilities as a powerful mystic, impressing his pupils and his teachers the Ancient One and Mordo. As Strange becomes more intune with his new abilities, he crosses paths with Kaelcillius (portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen), one of the Ancient One’s former pupils who has broken off on his own with a couple of followers, seeking to bring to Earth the powerful Dormammu of the Dark Dimension, where time is non-existent and life is immortal.
There is no need to talk about the obvious whitewashing with Tilda Swinton being cast as the Ancient One in a historically Brown-populated Nepal. In a sense, in my opinion, it was a brilliant move. As Strange said in the movie after her death by the hands of Kaelcillius, “she was complicated.” No one knew the exact age of the Ancient One, but it was said that she had lived for many centuries. No one was sure how she was able to live for so long, but is was discovered by Strange that she was stealing energy from the Dark Dimension to live as long as she did. For starters, the Dark Dimension is not really dark (or evil); it is only portrayed that way in the movie. It is a subtle reference to dark matter, or better yet melanin. The more you enhance and respect the power and the gift of melanin, the more you attain inner peace. If you were to translate this situation into real life, the Ancient One played by Swinton represent how Europeans, Caucasians, Melanin-Recessive groups have stolen knowledge concerning EVERYTHING from the physical realm to the metaphysical realm from the ancients (the Africans, Aboriginals, Melanin-Dominant groups) to attain dominance over the world over time. Melanin-Recessive groups have ALWAYS depended on Melanin-Dominant groups’ innate natural ability and knowledge to survive, and ultimately to take over. Kaelcillius knows about the Ancient One drawing energy from the Dark Dimension, which caused him to break off from the Ancient One in the first place.??
If you noticed in the movie there were numerous, numerous books in the compound’s library guarded by Wong (portrayed by Benedict Wong) of knowledge on the mystics arts and the such. Somewhere the powers-that-be have hidden this stolen knowledge from the general population where it is heavily guarded. For my esoteric followers and readers, could be the Vatican, right? The powers-that-be have given bits and pieces of this knowledge to certain entities (in Dr. Strange’s case, the privileged European/Caucasian) who have created institutions (i.e yoga shops, certified meditation gurus, etc.) to capitalize on it. In the movie, it is revealed that the Earth is protected from other dimensional entities by three buildings called Sanctums (definition of sanctum- a sacred place, especially within a temple or church) that are located in London, New York City, and Hong Kong. For those of my esoteric individuals, it has been known that power and control of the planet has been divided amongst three cities on Earth: London, Washington D.C., and the Vatican City. Two of the cities have been switched, but the symbolism is still valid. London runs all banking industries in the world, Washington D.C. is in charge of all military operations, and Vatican City of course is on top of ALL religious entities and institutions that exist (rather it be Islam, Christianity, or Hinduism.) Instead of the protecting the people from extraterrestrial or alternate dimensional forces, these real-life “sanctums” are trapping the overall consciousness of the people, especially my Melanin-Dominant brethren, into mental and spiritual slavery. These “sanctums” are not sacred at all; it is preventing the people from true liberation of body and soul. Dr. Strange is hailed as the “hero” and the protectors of these “sanctums” in the movie. But just like all of these “superhero” movies and shows produced by the Jewish elite of Hollywood (yes, most, if not all, of your major players in the entertainment industry are Jews. Look it up!), Strange’s ultimate goal symbolically is to protect the status quo of the day: white, Western civilization supremacy.
As mentioned earlier, at the beginning of the movie Dr. Strange only seeks to heal himself and his persona is one of arrogance and pride. At first he shunned and disregarded the “unconventional” methods of the Ancient One. Now this is a not so subtle shot by those who are consumed with Western thought and philosophy against the natural healing methods of the body and spirit that have been advocated and preached by our ancient Melanin-Dominant ancestors since time immoral (you have to acquire the book African Holistic Health!) Our continual dependence on Western thought and philosophy, which teaches to look outside of yourself for the answers, constantly has us in state of disarray and discontentment. And although Dr. Strange embraces his “newfound ” philosophy and powers, the movie secretly still seems to drive home the point that Western thought and philosophy still takes precedence over the “unconventional.” When Dr. Strange was injured fighting one of Kaelcillius’ henchmen protecting the New York sanctum, he returns to the hospital that he practiced in New York City for medical assistance from his nurse girlfriend Christine Palmer (portrayed by Rachel McAdams, the most useless character in the movie) And the ultimate insult was when the Ancient One (the same one that drew so much of her energy from the Dark Dimension) was mortally wounded by Kaelcillius himself and she is rushed back to the same hospital in a attempt to be revived. If these methods that the Ancient One and Dr. Strange practiced were so liberating, why every single time each one was injured did they end up in a hospital? To be saved by conventional Western medical philosophy? Couldn’t they just heal themselves or trust the body to heal itself through natural means? The powers-that-be: “You may dibble and dabble with this natural, mystical nonsense if you like, but eventually at some point you will end up back in our hands.” In short, the medical philosophy of Western civilization will always be the foundation for man, hue-man, mankind, whatever. Smh
Mordo is my favorite character throughout the entire movie. Of course he is the only Black-African main character in the movie. I love that. And at the beginning of the movie he is portrayed as a henpeck who is ignorant to what’s really going on. Although at first he supports the idea of Dr. Strange becoming a pupil of the Ancient One, he increasingly becomes wary of Dr. Strange when he learns time manipulation with the Eye of Agamatto, which holds the Infinity Stone of Time. He warns against using the Eye to break the Laws of Nature; it is implied that he is a avid believer of protecting the Natural Law.And honestly, in this reality, most Black, African, Melanin-Dominant people have no problem doing that. Mordo also sees a similar thirst for power and knowledge in Strange that he recognized in “evil” Kaelcillius. When he finds out that the Ancient One has been able to live hundreds and hundreds of years by way of energy drawn from the Dark Dimension, the same Dark Dimension Kaelcillius had seek to unleash on Earth, he loses all faith in all he had trusted and believed up to that point.He realizes that there was no difference between the Ancient One and Kaelcillius. Ultimately, he was manipulated by the Ancient One, just like most Melanin-Dominant people are by these Melanin-Recessive individuals in power who they believe are all-knowing and/or have great influence on their own merit. When Kaelcillius and his minions are defeated by Strange with the Eye of Agamotto through a time loop , Mordo turns away from him, Wong, and the rest of mystical guard. He determines that Dr. Strange, the Ancient One, and Kaelcillius are all one in the same in that essentially they seek dominion and influence one way or another:
Dr. Strange the surgeon is no different from Dr. Strange the mystic. He relishes the idea of having the ability to control life and death and time (see White Savior Industrial Complex.)
The Ancient One has no problem of being a major figure of influence, a keeper of supposed hidden knowledge, which resembles the current state of the world politics (who controls 98% of the world’s resources?)
Kaelcillius seeks to be the one who unleashes the Dark Dimension, the gift of immortality, on the people, which is the White Savior Industrial Complex in reverse.
Mordo makes his own path, which should serve as inspiration to my Melanin-Dominant brethren. He can only trust in himself and respect the only laws that truly matter at the end of the day, the Laws of Nature. This is why Mordo resonates so much with me. At the end of the credits. Mordo is shown visiting Pangborn, the paralegic who was healed by the Ancient One. Mordo takes Pangborn’s energy that he attained from his time in Nepal to walk again from him. He says that there are “too many sorcerers in the world”(of course Mordo will be portrayed as the next villain/enemy in the sequel of Dr. Strange.)
sorcerer (n.)-a person who claims or is believed to have magic powers; a wizard.
If you apply the “sorcerer” term to certain individuals amongst the general population who have knowledge that can help others but choose not to except for their own gain, then it makes too much sense. Pangborn chose not to learn more about his abilities, instead dipping back into his regular existence as a tradesmen. There is great responsibility in having knowledge that can help others, and you have responsibility to yourself to learn as much as you can about yourself. There is NO honor in sitting on knowledge for your own benefit or refusing to self-learn out of fear. To trick others in thinking that it is OK is an act of sorcery. That was what Mordo was implying with Pangborn.
One last thing…
As mentioned previously, Dr. Strange was able to defeat the Dormammu with the Eye of Agamotto through looping time. Every time Dr. Strange came to Dormammu to bargain, Dormammu killed Dr. Strange. Thus Dormammu became a prisoner to Dr. Strange’s manipulation of time. Some of you, like myself, may shun the concept of time. What is true today will be true tomorrow. There is nothing new under the sun, according to the Good Book. So in essence, time does not exist. If the Dark Dimension represents real truth and knowledge, time, or the concept of time, will not change that. The enemy to the truth (Dr. Strange?) will always be the same as it was yesterday, today, and the next. So why did Dormammu bargain with Dr. Strange? He was the truth, and Dr. Strange was no match for him whatsoever. What did Dr. Strange have that Dormammu didn’t? The concept of time, which is the biggest concoction ever created by the elite. It has the majority of people, specifically Melanin-Dominant people, living in the moment, which works right in the hands of the powers-that-be. No matter how long you may have to fight off your enemies, you should never submit to their will. Especially when you have truth on your side. That scene alone will reinforce the lie to the masses that time is your enemy, that this life and reality is the only one that matters. That’s how I see it.
So there you have it. That’s my two cents on the movie. If you have any other thoughts on the movie feel free to write them in the comment section. If you love or hate the hell out of this post please feel free to write in the comment section. I’m open to all your opinions. Thanks for indulging me on this post by reading it; it took me over FOUR hours to write this post. I’m certainly dedicated to uplifting my people and imparting some knowledge that I may have to others.
Peace and Love to my melanated family,
The Melanated Man
I haven’t seen the film yet so I guess I shouldn’t read the review right?lol I know the film will have a lot of esoteric and metaphysical elements in it. Since I read the comic book as a kid so I know the basic premise. I always wondered what a Dr Strange film would look like. The trailer looks pretty good. So I’m sure the special effect will be mind blowing! The reviews I read have been pretty good so far.
“There is no need to talk about the obvious whitewashing with Tilda Swinton being cast as the Ancient One in a historically Brown-populated Nepal. In a sense, in my opinion, it was a brilliant move. As Strange said in the movie after her death by the hands of Kaelcillius, “she was complicated.” No one knew the exact age of the Ancient One, but it was said that she had lived for many centuries. No one was sure how she was able to live for so long, but is was discovered by Strange that she was trying energy from the Dark Dimension to live as long as she did. For starters, the Dark Dimension is not really dark (or evil); it is only portrayed that way in the movie. It is a subtle reference to dark matter, or better yet melanin. The more you enhance and respect the power and the gift of melanin, the more you attain inner peace. If you were to translate this situation into real life, the Ancient One played by Swinton represent how Europeans, Caucasians, Melanin-Recessive groups have stolen knowledge concerning EVERYTHING from the physical realm to the metaphysical realm from the ancients (the Africans, Aboriginals, Melanin-Dominant groups) to attain dominance over the world over time. Melanin-Recessive groups have ALWAYS depended on Melanin-Dominant groups’ innate natural ability and knowledge to survive, and ultimately to take over. Kaelcillius knows about the Ancient One drawing energy from the Dark Dimension, which caused him to break off from the Ancient One in the first place.??”
Yeah I feel you on this. You and I discussed this before. We originate…they imitate. Great analysis!
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I watched the movie and I agree with everything you decoded! You made me look at the last scene with Mordo walking away from it all a little different. At first I was taking it personal because I was viewing how he (a black man) walked away as a sign of the writers showing us as naive and weak. But what they were showing is how we (black people as a whole) actually live. We are so naive and believe that everybody is playing by the rules that we play by but they clearly aren’t.
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Yep you right on the money on that one. I was personally waiting for that movie to come out. I felt it was a lot of info within it.
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They usually do put a lot of knowledge in movies but to the untrained eye, it is only entertainment.
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On the money!! Great article. I looked this article up to see if anyone saw what was obvious and you hit the nail on the head. Thank you for spending 4 hours on this post…
There are no words for how painfully stupid this is. There are no special powers in Melanin, moron.
I have to say this, I agree with almost everything in your review BUT my main issue I guess is that although your not technically being racist I feel that because of your interest in these matters and how exciting it is to learn these revelations about the elite and how they have always been white people suppressing darker skinned people which is so true but speaking as a regular old white guy not in any way elite or Jewish or what have you, that I feel your feelings towards the white elite seem to make you look as though you view all white people as such. I am a lover of all people I practice meditation and believe eastern medicine is much more effective than western medicine. I don’t wish to control anybody and only seek to improve and become a better version of myself and hope the same for EVERYBODY else. So I guess what I’m saying is your veiws seem a little biased. I’m not tying to start some gigantic race discussion so please if you choose to reply don’t go that way. Thanks
Thank you for the honesty and reading the post. At least you’re respectful with your critique unlike some people. I think the West will eventually move more toward the Eastern philosophy as a whole, but I’m sure the powers will find a way to capitalize off of it.
This article was so well thought out and written. I truly truly truly loved every bit of it. And of course, the universe pointed me in the direction of the movie and then this article right as I started to truly explore the metaphysical more. I love every take you had on this.
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Thank you! I appreciate your appreciation lol!
I truly enjoyed your take on Dr. Strange. It was right on the money. I spent so much time focusing on the Metaphysical aspects that I missed it’s correlation with how it mirrored our society as a whole. Sometimes I become weary of the actions of the powers-that-be that I think I turn that part of my brain off sometimes. You helped me realize that is not an option. Never give in or mentally think we are off the grid of their manipulation and control. I accept the challenge of sharing the knowledge I have acquired or not studying all that I can. I have been sporadically studying Metaphysics but need to be more studious in my efforts. Thank you and many blessings to you.
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