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A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 4: More Rope Techniques
ROPE is a very effective projection technique, but it still has to be learned to be effective. I would like to elaborate on a couple of points about the technique, inspired by the feedback I have received so far. There is NO visualization required - AT ALL -...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 3: The Rope Techniques
A key ingredient to the new projection techniques is an invisible, imaginary ROPE hanging from your ceiling. This ROPE will be used to exert dynamic pressure at a single point on your astral body to force its separation from the physical. The ROPE technique...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Learning to Breathe
Learning to breathe for meditation and health has proved to be a "practicing" step with a few people. I know it took me awhile to get the hang of it. But once learned, easy as pie! Breathing correctly, especially during meditation is not only...
Mind >> Meditation
Creative Visualization
Whatever you ardently desire, Sincerely believe in, Vividly imagine, and Enthusiastically act upon, Must inevitably come to pass. - Sybil Leek, Diary of a Witch What is Creative Visualization? Creative visualization is the technique of using your imagination...
Psychic Abilities >> Creative Visualization
A Treatise on Astral Projection
There are certain aspects of the astral dimension and the projection process that are very complicated. Much of it is misunderstood and it can all be very confusing at times. This series of articles attempts to shed a little light on the subject, and...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 2: Training
To trigger the projection of the Astral body, while fully conscious, there are four major requirements: Relaxing your body 100% while staying awake. Concentrating 100% on what you are doing. Having enough energy available. Pressuring the astral body to...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Psychic Protection - Barriers
Introduction: The countermeasures given in these short articles are extremely basic. They only contain the bare bones of what is necessary to use them. To understand the principles behind these countermeasures, please get a copy of 'Practical Psychic Self-Defe...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Protection

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Glottal stop
Glottal stop. A glottal stop, symbolized >, is a PLOSIVE made at the glottis (= made by the vocal folds). In English it is sometimes used as a kind of s-sound, and ...
Lenition of /h/ and glottal stop
Lenition of /h/ and glottal stop. JANET PIERREHUMBERT and DAVID TALKIN. 4.
American English has Got a Lot of Glottal Stops - Department of ...
examines the linguistic and social factors associated with the use of the glottal stop in American English in 1,101 instances of word-final, prevocalic it! from the ...
Articulatory Phasing of Glottal Stop - Cascadilla Proceedings Project
Articulatory Phasing of Glottal Stop. Marianne L. Borroff.
on the use of the glottal stop in finnish conversational speech
different contexts where glottal stops tend to occur in casual Finnish conversation . ... A glottal stop is a plosive-like consonant sound whose closure is produced ...

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Why have we got it in for the glottal stop?
Speakers of British English always seem to be on the lookout for the glottal stop: that abrupt silence that can replace the “t” in words like “right” or “taught” or between the syllables in an exclamation like “uh-oh!”.
Is This The End Of Bae?
In African American Vernacular English, putting a glottal stop (how the British will say “wa-er bo-el” for “water bottle”) at the end of words which otherwise sound like they end in –b, -d, -g is common.
Sharks on the Riverbank: A Jersey Shore Town, its White Supremacist Past, and
It boasts slice joints and delis of its own and the residents pronounce mid-word T's with the characteristic glottal stop of the metropolitan area, but Wall is decidedly in the outer reaches of the city's gravitational pull.
Why Windsor Davies is one of our greatest living Welshmen (even if he's really
For decades genealogical experts and social historians have analysed the true meaning behind what it means to be Welsh. Yet how do you truly encapsulate empirically or with some palatable sound bite the largely inexplicable and intangible sense of ...
"Betrayal: The Murder of Robert Nairac GC" by Alistair Kerr
Such comments (about Fairweather) that "he had a strong Lowland accent... spoke with a glottal stop... and sounded like an NCO" are unnecessary and out of place, particularly when linked with the comment that "most Scottish officers...

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Glottal stop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The glottal stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages, produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract or, more precisely, the glottis.
How to do a glottal stop - Estuary & Cockney Pronunciation - YouTube
Oct 27, 2013 http://jadejoddle.com/british-accent-fast/ Talking about the glottal stop - a feature of the Estuary English and Cockney English accents. I show ...
Glottal Stop: Definition and Examples in Phonetics
Mar 4, 2016 In phonetics, a glottal stop is a stop sound made by rapidly closing the vocal cords.
Why have we got it in for the glottal stop? | Opinion | The Guardian
Apr 30, 2015 The glottal stop (more specifically, the glottalisation of “t”) is a feature traditionally associated with male, working-class speakers. But even as far ...
The glottal stop - David Brett @ Uniss
The glottal stop is a plosive created by complete closure and then opening of the glottis (vocal folds). The symbol for this sound is: [ ʔ ] , a sort of question mark ...

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