“In 1974, a think tank at Stanford Research Institute (known as SRI), with funds from the Charles F. Fettering Foundation, completed a study called Changing Images of Man. Reading this important unpublished study, one arrives at the following startling conclusion concerning its purpose: to determine how Western man could deliberately be turned into an Eastern mystic/psychic… The scientists involved sincerely believed that turning to Eastern mysticism was the only hope for human survival. In their own minds, their reason were all very scientific and their intentions noble. The end, it was believed, justified the means…

The 319-page mimeographed report was prepared by a team of fourteen researchers and supervised by a panel of twenty-three controllers, including anthropologist Margaret Mead, psychologist B.F. Skinner, Ervin Laszlo of the United Nations, and Sir Geoffrey Vickers of British intelligence. The task of persuading the public to walk through this magic door leading to a ‘new age’ fell to one of Dr. Harman’s friends and admirers, Marilyn Ferguson. She fulfilled her assignment with the publication in 1980 of her groundbreaking bestseller, The Aquarian Conspiracy, which made it all seem very desirable.”1)Dave Hunt, Yoga and the Body of Christ, The Berean Call, 2006, p. 53

 

Marilyn Ferguson’s book The Aquarian Conspiracy, is subtitled, “Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s,” and has been considered one of the bibles of the New Age movement. Such a subtitle confirms the accusation that this book was written deliberately to transform individuals and society as a whole, into the image that the New Age conspirators sought as a more desirable image, mainly that of Eastern mysticism. I personally find it more desirable to “conform to the image” of Jesus Christ (Romans 8:29). Marilyn Ferguson herself, admits that the conspiracy was to disperse a mystical perspective.

“This network is the Aquarian Conspiracy. It is a conspiracy without political doctrine. Without a manifesto. With conspirators who seek power only to disperse it, and whose… perspective sounds so mystical that they hesitate to discuss it.”2)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 23

The other goal of this publication was to widen the ranks of individuals involved with this conspiracy and to organize its networking capabilities. Also to encourage involvement and loyalty to the “enlightened” elite that headed this social transformation. She asks her readers to, “Join the network of people for a new world.” 3)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 221

This networking is very  important to the New Age and its followers. As we are informed from another New Age channeler who shares the message she received from her ascended master “the Christ.”

 

“Furthermore, we would suggest that instead of having nearly a thousand organizations with separate goals that you be willing to cooperate with each other for a major thrust of combined power. This joining together, or networking as you call it, is going to be critical in the time remaining…

…if you of the peace movement cannot come together in joint endeavor, how can you expect those who do not believe in peace to learn from your example?… Environmentalists, healers, religious groups, and men and women of goodwill everywhere can join the Love Corps.”4)The Christ, channeled by Virginia Essene, New Teachings for an Awakening Humanity, S.E.E. Publishing Co., 1986, p. 59

            Mrs. Ferguson made this conspiracy open to all by telling the depth of interacting revolutionaries, who plan to bring about a new consciousness and radical change in the modern culture.

            “The Aquarian Conspirators range across all levels of income and education, from the humblest to the highest. There are school teachers and office workers, famous scientists, government officials and lawmakers, artists and millionaires, taxi drivers and celebrities, leaders in medicine. Education, law, psychology, Some are open on their advocacy, and their names may be familiar. Others are quiet about their involvement, believing that can be more effective if they are not identified with ideas that have all too often been misunderstood.

            There are legions of conspirators. They are in corporations, universities and hospitals, on the faculties of public schools, in factories and doctors’ offices, in state and federal agencies, on city councils and the White House staff, in state legislature, in volunteer organizations, in virtually all arenas of policy-making in the country.”5)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 23-24

 

“…  the Aquarians Conspiracy is a different kind of revolution, with different revolutionaries. It looks to the turnabout in consciousness of a critical number of individuals, enough to bring about a renewal of society.” 6)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 26

 

One of the aspects for this conspiracy is to develop a new governing world system.

“The revolution described in The Aquarian Conspiracy is not in the distant future. It is our imminent future and, in many ways our dynamic present. For those who see it, the new society within the old is not a counterculture, not a reaction, but an emergent culture-the coalescence of a new social order.”7)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 38

“The new world is the old – transformed.”8)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 412

            The phrase “new world,” and “new social order” have always been synonymous with the new world order. She touts about polls presenting 40 percent of adults in 1975 that share her idea of “…unity with others, and the imminence of a new world.”9)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 364 But what is rather frightening with Mrs. Ferguson’s description of her utopia world government and as shared by other “Aquarian Conspirators,” is identified as starting with a socialistic America.

“There have been dreams in which a benevolent American government achieves lasting parity among people by redistributing wealth and opportunity.”10)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 120

 

She also calls for a “… joint expedition into new territory, the pooling of wealth…” 11)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 320 And again, she furthers our understanding of this conspiracy by identifying the targeted institutions which are needed to be attacked in order to pass into the mystic paradigm shift.

“Americans were increasingly aware of the impotence of existing institutions – government, schools, medicine, church, business – to deal collectively with mounting problems.”12)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 126

            So she warns us that these American institutes are in danger of these conspirator’s revolutionary attacks. We already looked at her opinion of government, which is systematically connected to her position on businesses since she suggested a Socialist concept for the movement, is the state to control the entire commercial industry. About the Church she said…

“New perspectives have a way of altering old beliefs and values…”13)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 41

“Someone is always trying to summon us back to a dead allegiance: Back to God, the simple-minded religion of an earlier day.”14)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 128

“In the emergent spiritual tradition God is not the personage of our Sunday-school mentality…”15)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 382

“There is no holiness because everything is holy. The profane is sacred.”16)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 378

            This is an oxymoron statement and many people tooted their horn about how Mrs. Ferguson was a genius for this publication. How can profane be sacred? The profane is profane, and the sacred is sacred. Two opposing words cannot be reconciled. This is why there is a major push of Hegelian dialectic in every arena to change our thinking.

“Doctrine, on the other hand, is second-handed knowledge, a danger… Disciples are supposed to find the teacher, not vice versa.”17)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 377

            In this statement she directly insulted Jesus who chose His disciples (Matthew 4:19, 9:9, Mark 2:14, John 1:43, 10:27). And of course the Bible is full of doctrine which every Christian needs to take heed too, for it is what any and every thing is built upon, secular and sacred. Consider just of few of the immense number of passages in the Bible about the importance of Doctrine (Job 11:4, Proverbs 4:2, Matthew 7:28, Mark 4:2, John 7:16, Acts 2:42, 1 Timothy 1:3, 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 4:13, 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Timothy 4:2, 2 John 1:10, etc.).

The Aquarian Conspiracy is obviously utterly opposed to Christianity, and America, being that the America was a capitalistic form of economy, and a Constitutional Republic form of government. The importance of Marilyn Ferguson’s book was that the details of this conspiracy have been openly acknowledged, and we can identify the strategy these conspirators have been and will continue working to alter the mentality and moral values of Americans. The goal is to cause a paradigm shift in the mind and thought of the people in our nation and all the world. If we can understand the modes being used in their attempts to change our thoughts into their perceived ideas, we may stand against them and their conspiracy. These modes, these forms of indoctrination, have been named as “psychotechnologies” by Mrs. Ferguson. She defines this word as: “psychotechnologies – systems for a deliberate change in consciousness.”18)Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1980, p. 87

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