Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.-Thomas Edison
Ironically, Edison’s quote is now used almost entirely for inspiration, even though it only accounts for 1% of his formula.
In reality, there are seven forms of spiration that run throughout society. Spiriation itself means, “to breathe.” It is the act of sustaining the spirit of a living being. All forms of spiration are merely branches from this single rudimentary tree.
- Inspiration, is the outgrowth of the breath that already exists inside of you. It may seem spontaneous, but it thrives on careful nurturing and a healthy environment. It is possible for trees to grow out of rocks, but it would be a mistake to say that the rock produced the tree, something had to have been placed inside the rock in order for the tree to grow in such a hostile environment.
- Perspiration, is the act of spiritual existence oozing out of the body when it is placed in hostile conditions. As long as the body is replenished this is a healthy phenomenon and can greatly benefit the individual who perspires. When a prisoner is being questioned by the authorities they are placed under bright lights. The sweating induced by this action helps to purify the soul, and this purity leads to increased honesty on the part of those who are being questioned.
- Conspiration, when an individual, or group of individuals, creates bad air, or a negative spiritual environment. During Richard Nixon’s re-election campaign in 1972 a group of Nixon aids burglarized the Democratic headquarters in Washington D.C. and incorrectly taped the locks. The deliberation of this event in the public sphere led to a toxic spiritual environment, and thus serves as a great example of a conspiracy.
- Prospiration, providing a positive environment and good air. In 2008 U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta backed a non-prosecution agreement with the pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Although Epstein’s crimes were horrendous, this is a great example of a prospiracy because it shielded the public from the uncomfortable truth regarding Epstein’s atrocities and allowed the populous to live in a wholesome spiritual environment.
- Respiration, breathing in air again. In 1967 psychology professor James Bedford ‘s body was preserved in liquid nitrogen in the hope that he would one day breathe again. Bedford’s body remains frozen at the Alcor Life Extensions Foundation. The science which would enable him to breathe again is tenuous, at best.
Constipation, this doesn’t belong on this list.
- Piracy, stealing the air and selling it to the highest bidder while you stockpile gold bars in the back of a cave on your private island.
These are the seven forms of spiration which form the nucleus of spiritual atmosphere in all cultures and societies. I hope that you, the reader, find this list to be edifying.
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