I'm residualheat, here and at SC, but you can call me residual :)
I've long been fascinated by tin. When we were kids we weren't allowed any religious teaching, because my parents said that children should only be taught about it when they were old enough to understand it. But we were taught to think and question and so we did.
When I met Mr heat, he taught me to meditate and we went on to teach what we've always called 'wacko stuff' for a time. We might be still doing it, but at the time we felt it wasn't right to take money for what we felt people needed, so we stopped. We still do the head stuff, though. Anyway, we met a lot of other wackos, some really fascinating people and some of them had some pretty strange ideas. Thing is, you can't tell someone that what they believe isn't true because you just don't know. I couldn't prove that the guy who came to that one workshop wasn't an alien who had just arrived in that body; he certainly seemed to believe it and anyway, he was very nice so what did it matter. And from the meditation we did ourselves, we felt/feel that there is an awful lot more going on than meets the eye. I also suspect that tptb keep people dumbed down so that they don't realise this. Tin is ridiculed or just seen as too 'out there' for many people, because they have been taught to see it that way. It would be interesting to see what happened if people became aware en masse.
Anyway, irl, I'm a part time gardener and writer - I could do it full time, but I like some time to do other things as well. Making gardens better is my calling and I like it very much, even if I did answer that calling later than I might have done. I write about wildlife and wildlife gardening, with the aim of encouraging people to stop, look, marvel and think before picking up the spray. Some people tell it has changed the way they garden and that pleases me more than I can say.
So, nice to be here and very nice to see you all. Especially pleased to see you Louie!
Long live tin!