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The Physical Project

This project will eventually affect everyone we know.

Please review our project

Consider what a few specialized people can do to bring about a complete change in healthcare in this country, if given the right opportunity & conditions.

A perma culturalist

A Herbal specialist

A Nevada GP licensed practitioner

A Chef dedicated to cooking herbal remedies

An individual who has dedicated his life to studies of comparative religion & a multitude of healing practices to head the project for the purposes of healing. (Myself)

My Resume:

For example:

For right now, I will use the Herbal specialist as the center for this demonstration.

This person will interface with the perma culturalist to advise what needs to be grown in the way of natural remedies and to acquire any additional remedies we may not be able to immediately grow locally.

Meals for retreat patients will be prepared for them based on the diagnosis given by our own local Doctor (licensed general practitioner, GP) who is dedicated to transforming their unique skills in developing the first Holistic healing hospital in the USA.

This Doctor will, along with the coordination of others to support and facilitate the creation of the Holistic Hospital with scientific data capable of supplying enough information worthy of creating our own insurance companies in support of Holistic Healing environments.

These meals will be prepared by a Chef (with our own cooking facility also dedicated to Holistic Healing).

The head of the project (myself)  will also be dedicated to providing the mental, emotional and spiritual conditions that patients will need to complete the healing process while visiting our retreat.

A wellness center where classes, seminars & meditation center for the scheduling of and for the administration side of the above process will take place. A series of apartments or cabins will also be designed for short or long term stays for those needing the time at the healing retreat.

All of this will be created from the finances gleaned from festivals planned for Coaldale, Nevada.

Ed Ylst, has provided “Land in Peace” In the light of Ed’s passing a memorial will be set aside for him as one of the co-founders of the Flower of Life Assembly Project in Coaldale.

In order to encourage the help that will be needed, I have created a format whereby 25 families/people willing to dedicate their lives to this process/project will receive 5 acres of land and an off the grid home of their own design based on a value set by the Assembly itself that will be gathered. Each of the 25 families will have one vote in the Assembly process.

In addition, we are also in the process of the development of the relationships of the 4 county area in regards to farming a feedstock capable of providing discounted ethanol fuel for residents in the 4 county area.

Also in the development of a solar energy contract with a provider that will provide free energy to all of Coaldale and discounted rates to the same 4 county area. This contract will be designed to be written with the residents of the same 4 county area in association with the county commissioners of the same counties.

The time bank arrangement for a volunteer work force is discussed here at the following link:

It was also planned to have a meeting setup to reveal all our plans to the same counties & people of those communities.

I have worked with Ed and a collection of experts dedicated to “We Free People” & “Land in Peace”. To lawfully facilitate the City Of Coaldale.

I currently am working with an individual who has been willing to design & promote our first festival at Coaldale, Nevada. A “Land in Peace Festival” to promote our project.

************************* This was cancelled for us and then they moved it to Morris Hotel in Reno.


The festival was designed to occur on Oct. 10th & 11th.

Even though Timeless Dream was a contractor, we did have our won itinerary we wanted to work from and can be found at the following link.

Sincerely, Much Love & Respect.

James Di’Leo
310 Utah Street Unit #2
POB 3036
Tonopah, Nevada 89049


More insight into the kind of community that is desired to be develop.


Our community project will be managed by a group of experts in that respective field under the guidance of the Assembly.

1) Recycling of the rubbish  – using the income for the community kitchen

2) Community kitchen – for all the project members & volunteers and patients who are visiting the retreat. And as an extension as a community in peace to work to be able to feed orphans, the aged and the homeless.

3) Community food gardens and growing enough food for all our people all year round.

4) Re-activating the idea of food growing garden and strawberry farm.

5) Mushroom cultivation – one of the big halls at the fish farm – this will provide more mushrooms than our town can consume and will generate good income for the community.

6) Growing seedlings and nursery – with primary school children learning new skills – beautifying our town with these plants and trees – fruit trees and nut trees for growing food along the streets and in the parks.

7) Dairy – production of milk; cream; butter and cheese – export our cheese and butter.

8) Bakery – get a master chef to train our bakers to bake many kinds of breads & foods for our people and distribute.

9) Learning Centre for adults and children – Providing alternative learning of skills for life including computer programming, welding, woodwork, sewing, etc.

10) Arts & Crafts Studio – involving the aged to do pottery, weaving, fabrics, sewing, knitting, clothing, shoemaking and more.

11) Music School – with a variety of instruments available for students.

12) Restoring the idea a town hall for educational film screenings – Musical performances , talent contests, theatrical shows, literacy training and more.

13) Wood and timber factory – incorporating a saw mill and training facility – creating building materials, furniture and more. We know that we will need to import many wood products and there are places where this can be acquired.

14) Metal factory – incorporating a training facility – creating building materials, furniture and more.

15) Manufacturing of various building materials – bricks, tiles, wood, windows, and more.

16) Community laboratory to create healthy cosmetics, shampoos, toothpaste using the knowledge of our traditional healers. And most importantly, to support and facilitate the creation of the Holistic Hospital with scientific data capable of supplying enough information capable of creating our own insurance companies in support of Holistic Healing environments.

17) Upgrading of our hospital – inviting volunteer doctors and nurses from around the world to come help out and share their knowledge and skills with our own healers and medical people.

18) Manufacturing of Oxygenated Water – to provide the hospital and distribute around South Africa to heal our people – oxygenated water has shown to cure many diseases.

19) Creation of public parks and recreational areas  – including the upgrading and activation of  – stimulating tourism.

20) Tourism – Upgrade existing tourism attractions and introduce several new and exciting tourism attractions to benefit our people. Involve the community in this process. The creation of Coaldale as an event park that will promote the project itself and bring companies in that can contribute to the co-creation of our community.

21) Creating and maintaining sporting facilities – including a swimming pool – and a community fitness centre/gym. Creating a healthy environment of sport and recreation with regular competition between teams for public participation and enjoyment.

22) A local Radio Station at the community hall to inform and entertain our people.

23) Fish Farm – Our fish farm can produce more than a million fish per month, create many jobs and feed our entire town and create abundance from exports.  A shopping centre can be built anywhere without the destruction of a valuable asset of the people. This same fish farm will add to the idea of being able to provide a natural fertilizer for our needed farming.

The fish farm should be one of the cornerstones of our community and our community projects.

More community projects are also slated for discussion.


Using educational festivals as a way to facilitate the meeting of the minds on any subject.

Here’s my point, if your ready to ‘self govern & self correct’ then you find evidence & those that want to do the same. Real easy…..

Mankind has reached abridge that can only be crossed in Unity.
Mankind has reached abridge that can only be crossed in Unity.

Being able to self govern allows change without fighting the existing system. I hate no one and I am not against no one. If there is a trespass against me, we will have our own courts to settle our own affairs.

I will not argue for the belief in your limitations. You have free will.

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

― R. Buckminster Fuller

You already know that different towns have different laws. Different counties have different laws.

Mendocino County, CA. Makes History and Passes Law Establishing Local Self-Governance.

Another main component of the ordinance passed is the establishment of a Community Bill of Rights for Mendocino County. Paul Cienfuegos, a long time regional Community Rights Organizer explains the need. Over 160 communities across the nation are finally standing up for their rights. And they are not doing it via any representative or senator.

Of course for myself. There is enough documentation & understanding of law that we already have all those rights assured. I think that in that way we can take a much stronger/superior stand. To me, I believe that Paul Cienfuegos does take as just a powerful stand as do the other’s on the page. Namely, Stewart Rhodes, Tom Woods & Sheriff Richard Mac. And in some ways even more powerful as with the success that Paul is having will have an impact fed a thousand fold back to those that paved the way. Paul is demonstrating what the others believe at a towns group level.

It really is interesting when you look at all of this. It’s like watching a magic house being built. Everyone is busy doing their piece. And sometime in the future the house will be built and the depth & breadth of it will astound all that look upon it.

The towns people now will have their day as Stewart Rhodes, Tom Woods & Sheriff Richard Mac have made a marriage of philosophy’s with the town’s people. The town’s people now take on that same mantle as the above mentioned leaders.

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

In this series of videos, Paul takes you through the ingenious method of law structure at the local level that can not be challenged.




Tom Woods is one of the founders of Tenth Amendment Center. Is most humorus in his “Interview with a Zombie”. Of course there is a more serious video of Tom Speaking to a CSPOA group.

A corporation can not be sovereign. Only people can. Our state and federal governments are corporations now. Hence, the corporation wanting to make the corporate person equal to the person on the land. The true sovereign. It doesn’t have to be that way.

In Admiralty courts, they can only rule over ‘form’. They can not rule over ‘substance’. The flesh & blood human is substance. They only thing they can do, is con us into thinking they can.

If we are all equal in the eyes of the law (common/nature’s law) then we can also hold our own courts. A superior court over the administrative courts we have now.

Did you know that Supreme Court Justice James Wilson, the first man to be given the honor of taking the Oath of Office in the new constitutional government, declared, in Chisholm v Georgia, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 419 (1793), that We THE People was made up of “sovereigns without subjects” and that each of us possess that sovereignty in joint tenancy; i.e., as a tenancy in common which happens where there is a unity of possession.

When the U.S. of A. was created it re-formulated the idea ‘sovereign’, into  “sovereigns without subjects” and that each of us possess that sovereignty in joint tenancy; i.e., as a tenancy in common which happens where there is a unity of possession.

This actually makes it impossible for you or anyone to give your own sovereignty away in such a way that you can never get it back. You may choose bondage. And you can take your rights back at any time. Which it also become true that you can not take away anyone’s sovereignty. You may capture them unaware. But that is as far as it goes.

We can also muster enough interest for support from other groups. That really are on the same page.

Tom Woods from the Tenth Amendment Center  is very familiar with CSPOA in which he gives a very serious talk about the Tenth Amendment.

Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association

CSPOA assembles Sheriffs, Peace Officers and Citizens who understand the grave implications of our eroding Constitutional protections. Whether it’s an illegal checkpoint violating the 4th Amendment, 2nd Amendment intrusions affecting your defense of your home or family, or ANY other infringement of your freedom, CSPOA is on the front line defending your rights and Liberty.

Sheriff Mack is the founder of CSPOA   and also has relationships with OathKeepers & Tenth Amendment Center. Check out their web site. Sheriff Mac explains in the video how he won a Federal Supreme Court hearing in the favor of County Sheriff’s as the highest law of the land in the county.  The office has more authority in that County than the President of the United States.

And you already know about the OathKeepers. Stewart Rhodes, Founder of the OathKeepers is a very level headed individual. In my mind, Stewart Rhodes is a Leader of Men. And being a Consitutional lawyer, homeschools his children, a proud supporter of Ron Paul. He keeps his wits about him in potentially explosive situations.

He also speaks at the CSPOA  of assembled Sheriffs. About the Bundy Ranch episode. His desire to avoid conflict is on the top of his priority list. He is taking a stand of accomplishing peace and not war.

So then, it is your decision. You may argue for you limitations or not. I choose not to go that route. Because it has with in it the greatest success for healing for every community that seeks to self govern.

I would suggest embracing the 9th & 10th articles. You can also embrace the Constitution. Follow your own hearts  ‘self evident truth’?

Now, if you would like to discuss the issues in gathering enough people into one place and getting them to act as to confirm their rights, together as “We the People”. Then I would be more than happy to help.

Consider if we could get all the people listed on this page to come to a festival offering free booths. And we also invite as many people from the surrounding counties to also come to join the classes at our festival.

On top of that we will be giving our own classes on how to bring all the surrounded counties into alignment with the concepts found in the following two documents. With the benefit of the most knowledgeable people in the freedom movement that once heard, will support our stand on self governing in Nevada.

Those documents are part of the knowledge base for organizing documents to self govern. Albeit put into a fictional form for easier digestion.

I wish there was a way to normalize those documents in a more easily consumed format. Although, I thought the dramatisation of reserved rights in action would give a better example across the board of what is actually available  and how to organize them.

Most people in the movement where understanding ‘law constitutionally’ is imperative to their work, do not understand the necessity of the use of their ‘Reserved Powers’ or that they even have them. To even watch Nature’s Law in action as Common Law is really very amazing. As you will see in that document.

What would it be like to have a very high percentage of people in all the surrounding counties that would learn to love the way of life we are wanting to bring to the table. IN a way that would allow for the most clear cut path of least resistance form of expansion in our work.

We would be able to take a lawful stand with the support of all the surrounding counties and be completely welcomed.

The Physical Project (Flower of Life Assembly project)

So then, if you would like to get ahead of the curve, check out the two documents listed.

The Reserved Powers of the People of Nevada and of all Americans. (This is a prototype document that takes full advantage of the ‘what if’, scenario of thinking.)

The People’s Palladium of Liberty is the Trial by Jury preserved for them by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution for the united States


We can be as ingenious as we like with any main topic. The amount and  level of impact in any subject can eventually be felt for generations to come.

This is a very real possibility of being accomplished. Edison once said, “if you can think a thing, you can create it”.

I’m up for taking thought to places it has never been before. In any subject.

Blessed are the Peace Makers.

Now, don’t you think that this would be good radio show material?


James,   …


The People’s Palladium of Liberty is the Trial by Jury preserved for them by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution for the united States

This post is a condensed version of “An Essay on the Trial by Jury” by Lysander Spooner.

This was write up was done by Chaplin Raymond of the Texas Jural Society.

The People’s Palladium of Liberty is the Trial by Jury preserved for them by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution for the united States

It serves as a Barrier against the Tyranny and Oppression of the Government

Consider the Alternative
The Government’s Palladium of its Liberty is the Jury Trial
Which is merely a tool in its hands, for carrying into execution any injustice and oppression it may desire to have executed. The jury trial serves as a Barrier against the Prevention of Tyranny and Oppression of the Government

“The trial by jury,” then, is a “trial by the country” —that is by the people as distinguished from a trial by the government.

“For more than eight hundred years — that is, since the Magna Carta, in 1215 — there has been no clearer principle of English or American constitutional law, than that, in criminal cases, it is not only the right and duty of juries to judge what are the facts, what is the law, and what was the moral intent of the accused; but that it is also their right, and their primary and paramount duty, to judge of the justice of the law, and to hold all laws invalid that are, in their opinion, unjust or oppressive, and all persons guiltless in violating, or resisting the execution of, such laws.

“Unless such be the right and duty of jurors, it is plain that, instead of juries being a “palladium of liberty” — a barrier against the tyranny and oppression of the government — they are really mere tools in its hands, for carrying into execution any injustice and oppression it may desire to have executed.

“But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact; for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence. That is, it can dictate what evidence is admissible, and what inadmissible, and also what force or weight is to be given to the evidence admitted. And if the government can thus dictate to a jury the laws of evidence, it can not only make it necessary for them to convict on a partial exhibition of the evidence rightfully pertaining to the case, but it can even require them [*6] to convict on any evidence whatever that it pleases to offer them.

“That the rights and duties of jurors must necessarily be such as are here claimed for them, will be evident when it is considered what the trial by jury is, and what is its object.

“The trial by jury,” then, is a “trial by the country” —that is, by the people as distinguished from a trial by the government.

“It was anciently called “trial per pais” that is, “trial by the country.” And now, in every criminal trial, the jury are told that the accused “has, for trial, put himself upon the country; which country you (the jury) are.”

“The object of this trial “by the country,” or by the people, in preference to a trial by the government, is to guard against every species of oppression by the government. In order to effect this end, it is indispensable that the people, or “the country,” judge of and determine their own liberties against the government;
“But all this trial by the country” would be no trial at all “by the country,” but only a trial by the government, if the government determines its own powers over the people or could either declare who may, and who may not, be jurors, or could dictate to the jury anything whatever, either of law or evidence, that is of the essence of the trial.

If the government may decide who may, and who may not, be jurors, it will of course select only its partisans, and those friendly to its measures. It may not only prescribe who may, and who may not, be eligible to be drawn as jurors; but it may also question each person drawn as a juror, as to his sentiments in regard to the particular law involved in each trial, before suffering him to be sworn on the panel; and exclude him if he be found unfavorable to the maintenance of such a law.

So, also, if the government may dictate to the jury what laws they are to enforce, it is no longer a trial by the country,” [*9] but a trial by the government; because the jury then try the accused, not by any standard of their own — by their own judgments of their rightful liberties — but by a standard dictated to them by the government. And the standard, thus dictated by the government, becomes the measure of the people’s liberties. If the government dictate the standard of trial, it of course dictates the results of the trial. And such a trial is no trial by the country, but only a trial by the government; and in it the government determines what are its own powers over the people, instead of the people’s determining what are their own liberties against the government. In short, if the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people, against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.

How is it possible that juries can do anything to protect the liberties of the people against the government, if they are not allowed to determine what those liberties are?

Any government, that is its own judge of, and determines authoritatively for the people, what are its own powers over the people, is an absolute government of course. It has all the powers that it chooses to exercise. There is no other –or at least no more accurate– definition of despotism than this. [In this case the only rights are those defined by the government; i.e., civil rights – not indigenous constitutional rights.]

On the other hand, any people that judge of and determine authoritatively for the government, what are their own liberties against the government, of course retain all the liberties they wish to enjoy. And this is freedom. At least, it is freedom to them; because, although it may be theoretically imperfect, it, nevertheless, corresponds to their highest notions of freedom.

 To secure this right of the people to judge of their own liberties against the government, the jurors are taken, (or must be, to make them lawful jurors,) from the body of the people, by lot, or by some process that precludes any previous knowledge, choice, or selection of them, on the part of the government. [*7] This is done to prevent the government’s constituting a jury of its own partisans or friends; in other words, to prevent the government’s packing a jury, with a view to maintain its own laws, and accomplish its own purposes.

It is supposed that, if twelve men be taken, by lot, from the mass of the people, without the possibility of any previous knowledge, choice, or selection of them, on the part of the government, the jury will be a fair epitome of “the country” at large, and not merely of the party or faction that sustain the measures of the government; that substantially all classes, of opinions, prevailing among the people, will be represented in the jury; and especially that the opponents of the government, (if the government have any opponents,) will be represented there, as well as its friends; that the classes, who are oppressed by the laws of the government, (if any are thus oppressed,) will have their representatives in the jury, as well as those classes, who take sides with the oppressor — that is, with the government.

It is fairly presumable that such a tribunal will agree to no conviction except such as substantially the whole country would agree to, if they were present, taking part in the trial. A trial by such a tribunal is, therefore, in effect, “a trial by the country.” In its results it probably comes as near to a trial by the whole country, as any trial that it is practicable to have, without too great inconvenience and expense. And, as unanimity is required for a conviction, it follows that no one can be convicted, except for the violation of such laws as substantially the whole country wish to have maintained. The government can enforce none of its laws, (by punishing offenders, through the verdicts of juries,) except such as substantially the whole people wish to have enforced. The government, therefore, consistently with the trial by jury, can exercise no powers over the people, (or, what is the same thing, over the accused person, who represents the rights of the people,) except such as substantially the whole people of the country consent that it may exercise. In such a trial, therefore, “the country,” or the people, judge of and determine their own liberties against the government, instead of the [*8] government’s judging of and determining its own powers over the people.

The jury are also to judge whether the laws are rightly expounded to them by the court. Unless they judge on this point, they do nothing to protect their liberties against the oppressions that are cable of being practiced under cover of a corrupt exposition of the laws. If the judiciary can authoritatively dictate to a jury any exposition of the law, they can dictate to them the law itself, and such laws as they please; because laws are, in practice, one thing or another, according as they are expounded. [*10]

The jury must also judge whether there really be any such law, (be it good or bad,) as the accused is charged with having transgressed. Unless they judge on this point, the people are liable to have their liberties taken from them by brute force, without any law at all.

The jury must also judge of the laws of evidence. If the government can dictate to a jury the laws of evidence, it can not only shut out any evidence it pleases, tending to vindicate the accused, but it can require that any evidence whatever, that it pleases to offer, be held as conclusive proof of any offence whatever which the government chooses to allege.

It is manifest, therefore, that the jury must judge of and try the whole case, and every part and parcel of the case, free of any dictation or authority on the part of the government. They must judge of the existence of the law; of the true exposition of the law; of the justice of the law; and of the admissibility and weight of all the evidence offered. Otherwise the government will have everything its own way; the jury will be mere puppets in the hands of the government; and the trial will be, in reality, a trial by the government, and not a “trial by the country.” By such trials the government will determine its own powers over the people, instead of the people’s determining their own liberties against the government; and it will be an entire delusion to talk, as for centuries we have done, of the trial by jury, as a “palladium of liberty,” or as any protection to the people against the oppression and tyranny of the government.

The question, then, between trial by jury, as thus described, and ‘jury trial’ by the government, is simply a question between liberty and despotism. The authority to judge what are the powers of the government, and what the liberties of the people, must necessarily be vested in one or the other of the parties themselves the government, or the people; because there is no third party to whom it can be entrusted. If the authority be vested in the government, the government is absolute, and the people have no liberties except such as the government sees fit to indulge them with. If, on the other hand, that authority be vested in the people, then the people have all liberties, (as against the government,) except such as substantially the whole people (through a jury) choose to disclaim; and the government can exercise no to power except such as substantially the whole people (through a jury) consent that it may exercise.


The Spirit of Mindvalley Academy

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I enjoy watching Vishen Lakhiani introduce his spiritual principles in his company called Mindvalley.

I want to propose that we attempt to adapt to introduce spiritual principles in our project as well.

He has managed to fill a very interesting niche for a publisher.



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The Reserved Powers of the People of Nevada and of all Americans

This document is here for review & demonstration purposes only.

However, given the fact that I can pull out all of the information in regard to “Reserved Rights” to establish the core values for a Jural Society in Nevada. Which also would be part of the language used when filing our organizational documents at the recorders office.

The “NOTICE AND DEMAND” parts of this documents can be redone or modified into specific local needs.

All or part of this information may be copied and used as needed. I make no guarantees as to any level of accuracy or boast no results. You are responsible for confirm all data used and it’s accuracy.

This is more about gathering a group of people around that know who they are and are willing to have the “peace that passeth understand” and in knowing that the freedoms that you can have must be claimed and responded to in a way that supports your belief.

In my journey I have found that our spiritual Sovereignty is exactly the same thing as our Sovereignty in law.

Even for my spiritual friends that think they that it is ok to ignore the benefits of really knowing what your rights really are. It is far more of an issue than just to apply your idea of duty to this process. I do this with the knowing of all the pleasure of the view in seeing this level of freedom in the eyes of my friends when they realize that 90% of all single focused freedom issues can be resolved by that level of consciousness awareness of your “Reserved Rights” in all the fullness thereof.

Have also considered posting this to the opportunity of teaching a class on the use of the entire document and all the data contained in it.

The “Nevada Jural Society” documents have not been filed as of the date of this posting. So for all practical purposes is fictional for the purposes of this blog. However, it does not make the powerful truths of what is contained in this posting any less diminished  in it’s scope & impact.


From the People of Nevada  Jural Society

(A Body Politic for the Administration of Justice)


“the Reserved Powers of the People of Nevada”


WHEREAS, The People in Nevada constitute the Sovereignty in Nevada; and,

WHEREAS, The People of Nevada in affirming their Sovereignty do so by acknowledging the “Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God” which is the source of their Sovereignty; and,

WHEREAS, The People of Nevada created and authorized the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government; and,

WHEREAS, The People of Nevada have delegated limited powers and limited subject matter upon the branches of the government; and,

WHEREAS, The People of Nevada have retained oversight over the powers and subject matter delegated to the branches of government; and,

WHEREAS, The People of Nevada have reserved all powers and subject matter not delegated to the branches of the government to themselves; and,

WHEREAS, Said exercise of reserved powers can be invoked independently of the branches of government created; and,


WHEREAS, The branches of the government have repeatedly trespassed upon the “Reserved Powers of the People” to the point that the trespasses have become so frequent and so comprehensive as to become onerous and unconscionable; and,

FURTHER, The bulk of said trespasses and encroachments have been initiated by the federal government to the detriment of the People of Nevada while the Nevada Public Officials have refused to exercise the Powers granted them by the People to check and balance an overreaching federal government; and,

FURTHER, The branches of the government have become so overbearing in the exercise of the powers delegated to them that many Public Officials act as though the government is the source of the rights of the People; and,

FURTHER, The trespasses mentioned above are dealt with in more detail in the section titled THE DISTURBANCE OF THE PEACE AT ISSUE; and,

FURTHER, While we applaud the recent stands Nevada Public Officials have taken against federal encroachment, the trespasses have become so pervasive and encompassing as to merit the People of Nevada standing up with the Nevada Public Officials, but also Demanding the “Reserved Powers of the People” be honored by Nevada Public Officials; and,


THEREFORE, The People of Nevada hereby Demand that the appropriate Nevada Public Officials themselves honor, and further instruct those under their supervision to honor the “Reserved Powers of the People of Nevada”; and,

FURTHER, Reference to remedy in this matter is detailed later in this NOTICE AND DEMAND in the section titled NOTICE TO RESTORE THE PEACE toward the end of this Notice; and,


WHEREAS, As the People are the Sovereignty in Nevada, all immunity to Nevada Public Officials flows from the Sovereign; and,

FURTHER, Any acts done by Nevada Public Officials outside of their enumerated powers are not only NULL AND VOID as they lack the proper source of the authority, but the Nevada Public Official is personally liable for the unauthorized actions; and,

FURTHER, The People of Nevada are not endeavoring to harm or prosecute anyone, the People of Nevada want the checks and balances of power in our government restored; and,

FURTHER, With an abundance of caution to Nevada Public Officials, the drift from our original footing has become such a familiar environment that one can no longer recognize how far off course one is now; and,

FURTHER, While Nevada Public Officials did not create the current environment, but rather inherited the current state of affairs, they are still responsible for the restoration of the checks and balances in Nevada; and,

FURTHER, The following FINDINGS OF FACT have been produced to show how far we have drifted from our original footing; and,

THEREFORE, Meeting the People of Nevada DEMANDS, can become the first step toward IMMUNITY from a tainted and inherited past, or its lack may become the EVIDENCE for tacit participation of attempting to implement a foreign jurisdiction in Nevada and a betrayal of one’s own People, as this NOTICE AND DEMAND will be prosecuted to its full conclusion for the purpose of RESTORING THE PEACE IN Nevada according to the Law in Nevada; and,




The following Findings of Fact are drawn from the compacts already in place between the People in Nevada and her Sister States. The quotes used herein are not hearsay, but are quotes from original source documents of the founding of our country or from people who participated in the events which founded our country and therefore have first hand, personal knowledge of the events as they transpired. These are not political statements or opinions from so-called experts.

These Findings are also from self-evident truths understood by the writers of the documents.

“at the Revolution, the sovereignty devolved on the people, and they are truly the sovereigns of the country, but they are
sovereigns without subjects, and have none to govern but themselves; the citizens of America are equal as fellow citizens, and as joint tenants in the sovereignty.”

From the differences existing between feudal sovereignties and governments founded on compacts, it necessarily follows that their respective prerogatives must differ. Sovereignty is the right to govern; a nation or State sovereign is the person or persons in whom that resides. In Europe, the sovereignty is generally ascribed to the Prince; here, it rests with the people; there, the sovereign actually administers the government; here, never in a single instance; our Governors are the agents of the people, and, at most, stand in the same relation to their sovereign in which regents in Europe stand to their sovereigns. Their Princes have personal powers, dignities, and preeminences; our rulers have none but official; nor do they partake in the sovereignty otherwise, or in any other capacity, than as private citizens.”
Chisholm v. Georgia (1793)
united States Supreme Court

[ Chisholm v. Georgia is not being quoted here as a Supreme Court decision, but rather the Justice quoted here is James Wilson, a Delegate and Floor Manager at the Constitutional Convention who had personal, first-hand knowledge of the founding structure of our government and serve as evidence of the same and not hearsay and opinion.]

The self-evident truths set forth in this Notice are drawn from the conclusions that flow from the founding architecture of our
system of government which has been the envy of the world. This same architecture is also the principal impediment to the tyrant and the cause of rage to those who wish to force their views on their neighbors against their neighbors will; and,

Our founding principles were not put in place because it was the political view of a group of people. Our founding fathers put the architecture of our government in place because it was their best attempt to design a system in harmony with natural law and the laws of the universe. They realized there is a natural penalty for disobeying a natural law, which is only a reflection of reality; and,

This country was founded upon the laws of nature and of nature’s God. The natural law is self executing and always prevails. It is slow to convict and it grants mercy to the recalcitrant to comply; and,

Great civilizations fail because natural law enforces its own laws. The seeds of one’s destruction are sown by one’s own actions.

Great governments fail because the People who are oppressed always win. The People always win because the natural law always prevails and afterward, the People will prevail as long as they prevail in the natural law; and,

The question before you is, which side of the line will you be standing on when the gavel of the natural law comes down. It will
condemn you or vindicate you, but the choice is yours.

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.”
[Thomas Jefferson]


“…. at the Revolution, the sovereignty devolved on the people, and they are truly the sovereigns of the country, but they are sovereigns without subjects, and have none to govern but themselves; the citizens of America are equal as fellow citizens, and as joint tenants in the sovereignty.”
Chisholm v. Georgia (1793) united States Supreme Court; and,

All political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit; and they have at all times the unalienable right to alter, reform, or abolish their form of government, in such manner as they may think expedient.

[Constitution – ]; and,

Convention to Ratify the Constitution of the United States; WEDNESDAY, November 8, 1787, — Mr. WILSON.
“But, in this Constitution, the citizens of the United States appear dispensing a part of their original power in what manner and what proportion they think fit.

They never part with the whole; and they retain the right of recalling what they part with.” and,

“It astonishes me to find that so many should be contented to live under a system which leaves to their governors the power of taking from them the trial by jury, freedom of religion and of the press, freedom of commerce, habeas corpus laws, and of yoking them with a standing army [Thomas Jefferson]; and,

I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution." [Thomas Jefferson]; and,


The Declaration of Independence affirms that the People in Nevada and in America are given their Rights by God, and as God-given Rights, they are unalienable; and,

People may choose not to exercise these Rights or allow themselves to be deceived into believing they do not have them, but they cannot alienate these Rights from themselves; mentioned Declarations of Independence, the Nevada Constitutions not repugnant to the Common Law, a Constitution for the United States not repugnant to the Common Law, and the self-evident deductions made from the fact that the Powers NOT delegated to the branches of the government, are retained by the People; and,

That all other counterfeit Declarations, Constitutions or rule making masquerading as Law, gained by Duress and Color of Law, were and are NULL AND VOID ON THEIR FACE being repugnant to the Common Law; therefore,

Any Nevadan singly, or jointly with other Nevadans, may enforce the provisions of the Declarations of Independence, the Constitutions not repugnant to the Common Law or the organic Common Law by which said Constitutions were constructed, as these compacts are binding upon the whole of the People and the Land of Nevada, above water and under water; and,


The Nevadan Jural Society [or Society of Jurists] is the lawful manner of describing the People of Nevada in their capacity of exercising their Reserved Powers of Governance; and,

It is the Nevada Body Politic comprised of the whole of the People of Nevada who are self-governing and who choose to exercise their reserved powers by consenting to participate in, and assemble for, the administration of justice in Nevada; and,

NOTICE was heretofore made by Diplomatic Notice of the Nature of Sovereignty in Nevada, as being invested in the People, by the Nevadan Jural Society dated 1st of [Date to be filled in], and attached hereto; and,

From that time to this, the People of Nevada have always reserved the right to alter, reform or even abolish the government as they see fit; and,

All political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit; and they have at all times the unalienable right to alter, reform, or abolish their form of government, in such manner as they may think expedient.

The People of Nevada DID NOT yield any of their sovereign powers, but have reserved to themselves full sovereign prerogative, to exercise oversight over their own creation;

Sovereignty in Nevada Resides in the People

The Ninth and Tenth Amendments to the Constitution for the United States clearly state;

[Ninth] The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

[Tenth]The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

The Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution for the United States was an extended clarification of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments placing limits on the Judiciary in relation to the People;

[Eleventh] The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

The Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution did not repudiate or correct the decision expressed by the Supreme Court in Chisholm v. Georgia, but rather placed constitutional constraints on the Judiciary to further clarify the limits of their Enumerated Powers
in regard to the People; and,

The People of Nevada are joint tenants [tenancy in common] in the sovereignty on the land, both above and under water, in Nevada and are superior to their government, which is a creation of the People of Nevada and inures to their heirs and assigns forever as a perpetual covenant running with the land; and,

That at the time of the People of Nevada held all the power of a sovereign or a king, therefore the delegation of a portion of their authority to a public official does not diminish their sovereignty any more than a king does not diminish his crown by commanding a subject to perform a task for him, he rather establishes his crown; and,

Remarks of James Wilson in the Pennsylvania Convention to Ratify the Constitution of the United States; WEDNESDAY, November 28, 1787, A. M. — Mr. WILSON.

“But, in this Constitution, the citizens of the United States appear dispensing a part of their original power in what manner and what proportion they think fit. They never part with the whole; and they retain the right of recalling what they part with.” and,

The Land of Nevada


The Law of the Land in Nevada

Nationality of the People of Nevada

The People of Nevada, when joining the Union, retained their sovereign status and their nationality as Nevadan’s,

In the Union of States each State is a nation clearly by right according to its constituted elements; and,

The United States must own land to be a Nation in its own right, to support the test of being a Nation, according to the Law of Nations; and, The United States does not own land within the states [District of Columbia is ceded (leased) to them by the States] and any federal agency acquiring land within the states must do so by an act, or by the permission of the respective state legislature by cession [leased];


Constitution for the United States of America

Article 1 [Section 8]

“To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States,

and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; –and”

The United States, according to the Law of Nations, in a purely legal sense is not a nation and cannot sustain the test of nationality; and,

The People of Nevada, their Land and their constituted government are a nation like their sister states within the Union of States and together form a federated republic; and,


VATTEL [1758]



§ 10. Of states forming a federal republic.

“Finally, several sovereign and independent states may unite themselves together by a perpetual confederacy, without ceasing to be, each individually, a perfect state.

They will together constitute a federal republic: their joint deliberations will not impair the sovereignty of each member, though they may, in certain respects, put some restraint on the exercise of it, in virtue of voluntary engagements. A person does not cease to be free and independent, when he is obliged to fulfil engagements which he has voluntarily contracted.”; and,

The founding documents of the Union of States affirmed the above structure with the People as the Sovereignty and not the Ruler or the State; and,

The federal level of government was formed as three separate independent agencies to perform specific and limited duties on behalf of the Union of States; therefore,

The People of Nevada, 1) have retained their land within Nevada; 2) have retained their republic, meaning all the powers of an independent state; 3) own the state and federal governments they created, and 4) maintain their nationality as Nevadan; and,

Reserved Powers of Governance of the People

The people of Nevada do now constitute a free, Sovereign, and independent republic, and are fully invested with all the rights and attributes which properly belong to independent nations.

The People of Nevada not only reserved powers to themselves, they also retained the oversight over the powers delegated, to ensure that Public Officials would stay within their limited authority by retaining the right to recall those powers they delegated;

Remarks of James Wilson in the Pennsylvania Convention to Ratify the Constitution of the United States; WEDNESDAY, November 28, 1787, A. M. —

Mr. WILSON. “…But, in this Constitution, the citizens of the United States appear dispensing a part of their original power in what manner and what proportion they think fit. They never part with the whole; and they retain the right of recalling what they part with.”; and,

The Body Politic

The People of Nevada DO NOT need to obtain permission from any branch of the government when they exercise their God-given Powers and Rights; and,

The People of Nevada did reserve Powers of Governance to themselves to prosecute a matter from its’ inception to its’ full execution completely outside of the branches of government by the use of the People’s Governing Institutions, of which the following are a partial list including, but not limited to:

Power of Lawful Assembly for Informal, Formal or Parliamentary purposes for exercising their Reserved Powers, including Assemblies, Conventions, Conferences, Convocations, etc.
[Analogous to the Nevada Legislature]

Duty as Jurists to serve on the Grand Jury and Trial By Jury to apply the Common Law
[Analogous to the Nevada Judiciary]

People’s Public Records for Public Notices, as well as Judicial, Non-Judicial and Juridical Proceedings. Offices of the Peace Officers [ NHP at the state level, Sheriff, Constable, Coroner, Justice of the Peace at the local level] for the Enforcement of Due Process of Law.
[Analogous to the Executive Branch]

The Grand Jury and Trial By Jury are ancient institutions of the People and are the most essential checks for safeguarding a free society; “I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”
[Thomas Jefferson]; and,

The separate branches of the government have access to the Grand Jury and Trial By Jury when the taking of Life, Liberty or Property is in question in regards to one of the People; and,

The Grand Jury and Trial By Jury are independent of the branches of the government and can be convened by the People independent of any branch of the government; and,

Every Public Official is a party to the Jural Society and after they leave Public Office, they return to participate in the Jural Society; and,

That among the Powers reserved by the People of Nevada is the Power of Nullification and the People of Nevada have reserved the Power to Nullify any unconstitutional or unlawful acts within the branches of government and to remove any Public Officials from Office by Lawful Proceedings for a Breach of their Oath of Office to the People of Nevada, as the Maxim of Law states:“In the presence of the superior power, the minor power ceases.” ; and,
[Bouvier 1856]

Organic Law

The organic Common Law is made up of those unchangeable laws, principles or maxims that all men and women are subject to, being the Natural Law, where Peace Officers, Jurors and Judges must take the dispute in question and reason their way to a just conclusion by the said principles of the Common Law; and,

A maxim is so called because its dignity is chiefest, and its authority most certain, and because universally approved by all.
[Bouvier 1856, Co. Litt. 11.]

This was described in the Declaration of Independence as the laws of nature and nature’s God, being the Law of the Land; and,

The Common Law extends to – Rule of Law where the presumption is you are innocent until YOUR ACCUSER PROVES you are guilty AND NOT the Law of the Ruler in which you are presumed to be guilty until YOU PROVE YOURSELF innocent; and,

All criminal laws in Nevada [life, liberty and property], that are repugnant to the Common Law are NULL and VOID as they lack the source of true law and they lack the delegated authority from the sovereign, the People;

“Our legislators are not sufficiently appraised of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us. No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another; and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him; every man is under the natural duty of contributing to the necessities of the society; and this is all the laws should enforce on him; and, no man having the right to be the judge between himself and another, it is his natural duty to submit to the umpirage of an impartial third [party]. When the laws have declared and enforced all this, they have fulfilled their functions; and the idea is quite unfounded, that on entering into society we give up any natural right.” [Thomas Jefferson]; and,

That the People of Nevada reserved the Common Law to themselves, as well as the supreme judgeship as Jurists over Life, Liberty and Property and therefore any takings of the same must be done with the consent of the People [i.e. Trial By Jury, etc.];

The Common Law was excepted from the powers granted by the People to the Nevada and federal government, and the Common Law is a Reserved Power of the People of Nevada and was made the Rule of Decision within the Nevada and federal governments, not subject to statutory authority; and,

Due Process of Law cannot be suspended in reference to the People, even in times of War and National Emergency; on the contrary, in times of Necessity, when the Courts are in disarray, the government has a duty to restore the Courts and Due Process of Law for the People; and,

Conservators of the Peace

The Offices of the Conservators of the Peace [Peace Officers] were created by the People, our Ancestors, hundreds of years ago and inure to us by Custom and Usage, not by statute, which are higher forms of Law than Statutes and the Offices of the Peace Officers were not created by the Nevada Constitutions or the Nevada Legislature; and,

The Nevada Peace Officers, defined as the Sheriff, the Constable, the Coroner, the Justice of the Peace, act as a check and balance to one another, as these Offices are a direct trust from the People to protect the Land on behalf of the Sovereignty, i.e., the

People of Nevada; and,

The Nevada Peace Officer is the Supreme Law Enforcement Official, because he or she has the jurisdiction over the land, both above and under water, and it is their Duty to Keep the Peace and enforce the Organic Fundamental Law of the Land (Common Law) and to further protect the People of their respective jurisdictions from all encroachments, including pre-emptive encroachments by state and federal authorities; and, The Office of the Conservator of the Peace is the most complex Office existing within the structure of our government, as the Office sits outside the three branches of government, existing within the reserved Powers of Governance of the People of Nevada, but interfaces and has functions that support the executive branch of the government and further, is not subject to the State Legislature in his or her Common Law jurisdictional duties; and,

“An attention to the powers and duties of the sheriff will disclose, I think, a peculiar propriety in the compound mode of election and appointment, directed by our constitution. He executes the process of courts, and, in his county, is the principal conservator of the peace: so far he is an executive officer, and should be appointed by the governour. He returns jurors: for this reason, he should be chosen by the people. Invested with the double character, he should receive his authority partly from both. … he is, in a considerable degree, independent, and may, therefore, be presumed impartial in the exercise of his very important duties and powers.”

Collected Works of James Wilson, [Supreme Court Justice – Circa 19’s] Vol. 2.

As the state and federal government have no delegated authority over the Land, except in the administration of their enumerated Powers [i.e. Post Offices], they are presented a problem when they have to administrate the International Law, Maritime and Admiralty Law and Equity Law within a County over matters of Life, Liberty and Property or the Reserved Powers of the People; and,

The Sheriff is commissioned by the Governor of Nevada within the county to allow access for legal process from outside the county for state and federal officials to exercise their enumerated duties within a county through the appropriate Peace Officer; and,

The Sheriff has a Duty to determine whether the party issuing the process has jurisdiction over the matter in question which is determined by Common Law – Due Process of Law and not by the Nevada Legislature; and,

“The ministerial power of the sheriff is of great importance to the impartial administration of justice, and to the internal peace and tranquillity of the commonwealth. …. With regard to process issuing from the courts of justice, the sheriff’s power and duty is, to execute it, not to dispute its validity: though the writ be illegal, the sheriff is protected and indemnified in serving it. From this general rule, however, one exception must be taken and allowed. He must judge, at his peril, whether the court, from which the process issued, has or has not jurisdiction of the cause.”

Collected Works of James Wilson, [Supreme Court Justice – Circa 1790’s] Vol. 2.

The Sheriff has the duty to determine if the individual within the county has in some way consented to this process, usually in the form of a contract which is being enforced; and,

Although the Sheriff must remain in the position of a disinterested third party, their primary duty is to make sure the Common Law as the Rule of Decision is being observed by the subordinate bodies of Law and making certain the Officers have jurisdiction in
the matter [Admiralty, Maritime, Equity etc.] and the means of doing this is the observance of Common Law – Due Process of Law [not statutory Due Process of Law]; and,



Checks and Balances

Our system of Checks and Balances was created by the People, through the Constitution in great measure to de-centralize power, as the Nevada Constitution creates three separate co-equal branches of government which are not united into one governmental structure; and,

THERE IS NO SUCH CREATION IN THE CONSTITUTION AS A STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, as the reference to a state or federal government is a euphemism simply referring to the whole of the government, and NOT a single entity; and,

“I do verily believe that if the principle were to prevail of a common law being in force in the United States (which principle possesses the general government at once of all the powers of the state governments, and reduces us to a single consolidated government), it would become the most corrupt government on the earth.”
[Thomas Jefferson]; and,

The architecture of our governmental system has a built-in Separation of Enumerated Powers between the branches of the government at both the state and federal levels of the government, as well as a Separation of Enumerated Powers between the state and federal levels of government themselves; and, The branches of the state and federal government may not combine the branches into a single state government or single federal government with the branches being separate divisions of the whole without being guilty of overthrowing the government set forth by the People; and,

The federal branches of the government may not make the States into subdivisions of the federal government, nor may the States consent to being a subsidiary of the federal government; and,

The State of Nevada may not make the Counties of Nevada into subdivisions of the State, as the Counties in Nevada preceded the forming of the government in Nevada and were represented by Delegates at the signing of the Nevada Constitution; and,

The subdivision of Nevada into counties was a directive from the People of Nevada when they ratified the Constitution for the Republic of Nevada.

That the Constitution for the united States created a system of diffused sovereignty between the state and federal branches of government in which they are sovereign to one another within their Enumerated Powers; and,

That the state or federal branches of the government may neither pre-empt the Enumerated Powers of another branch of the government, nor may they agree to yield their Powers or a portion of their Powers to another branch of the government; and,

When any branch of the government pre-empts the Enumerated Power or Powers of another branch of the government, the branch being pre-emptively acted upon, has a duty to interpose its sovereign Powers against the pre-emptive branch of government, whether the pre-emptive actions are intentional or unintentional; and,

All branches of the government have a duty to maintain the Powers granted to them by the People, to restore and maintain the balance of power within the State and the Union; and,

Nature of Enumerated and Delegated Authority

“I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That ‘all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people’ (10th Amendment). To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specifically drawn around the powers of Congress, is to take possession of a boundless field of power, no longer susceptible to any definition.”
[Thomas Jefferson]

A mandatory cannot exceed the bounds of his authority,
[Jenk. Cent. 53. Bouvier 1856]

The power which is derived cannot be greater than that from which it is derived.
[Bouvier 1856]

Remarks of James Wilson in the Pennsylvania Convention to Ratify the Constitution for the United States; December 4, 1787,
a.m.—Mr. James Wilson.

“There are two kinds of government; that where general power is intended to be given to the legislature, and that where the powers are particularly enumerated. In the last case, the implied result is, that nothing more is intended to be given, than what is so enumerated, …..

MONDAY, November 26, 1787, P. M.

“The states should resign to the national government that part, and that part only, of their political liberty, which, placed in that government, will produce more good to the whole than if it had remained in the several states. While they resign this part of their political liberty, they retain the free and generous exercise of all their other faculties, as states, so far as it is compatible with the welfare of the general and superintending confederacy.”; and,

That the Nevada or Federal Lawmakers were never delegated Power over the Land of Nevada, nor were they delegated the Power to control our Peace Officers in their defence of the Land on behalf of the People, as the maxim states “The power which is derived cannot be greater than that from which it is derived,; and,

Subject Matter Authority

(Needs to be filled in)

[Statutory Law Cite – CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE, TITLE 2. SUBTITLE A. CHAP 5. Sec. 5.001, included herein by reference as if fully set forth]

The language used here to describe the Common Law is such that the People of Nevada did not adopt the Common Law, but reflects the understanding that all men are subject to the Common Law as it cannot be adopted, nor can it be repealed, as it is universal in its
nature; and,

By the use of the term “Rule of Decision” it reflects the understanding that all Laws applicable in Nevada shall be read in harmony with the Common Law; and,

The use of Rule of Decision is a statutory term referencing Common Law as the Rule of Decision, while acknowledging statutory law is subordinate and subject to the Common Law; and,

The Common Law as defined by Supreme Court Justice James Wilson [circa 1790’s] is as follows:

“Under this head it is to be observed that the common law, in its true extent, includes the law of nations, the civil law, the maritime law, the law of mercantile the law of each particular country, in all cases in which those laws are particularly applicable.”


The Common Law, being the Rule of Decision makes all enactments VOID which are repugnant to the Common Law [Not to be confused with the Common Law of England which may refer to Common Law Procedure and at other times to the Common Law itself]; and,

That it has been the habit of certain counselors to advise that the Common Law has been superseded in Nevada by statute and is therefore not binding upon ones actions; therefore, The above-mentioned statement is but a Color of Law deception that applies to Common Law Procedure and NOT to the Common Law itself, which is very much the Ruling Law in Nevada; and further,

That Statutes cannot supersede the Constitution; and,

That Nevada Public Officials actions outside of their enumerated and delegated authority, are NULL and VOID as they lack the source of true law and delegated authority from their sovereign, the People; and,

“Whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.”
[Thomas Jefferson]

That the state or federal branches of the government cannot use their Power to increase their Power or jurisdiction, as the Maxim of Law states, A mandatory cannot exceed the bounds of his authority, and further, The power which is derived cannot be greater than that from which it is derived.; and,

That Federal Authority over Land is limited based upon the Constitution at:

Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17: “To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the
United States, ……”; and,

Within Nevada, they are geographically limited to the land ceded [leased] to perform the Federal enumerated Duties, such as Forts, Ports and Post Offices; and,

It should be stated that violations of Subject Matter enumerated authority have no statute of limitations and charges can be filed at any time in the future for the rest of a Public Officials life and can become a liability against the Public Officials estate even after their death, hence, it behooves Public Officials to stay within the limits of their authority; and,

Public Officials Oath of Office

The Office of a Public Official begins through the election process as an Offer from the People and the taking of the Oath of Office becomes the acceptance on the part of the Public Official; the State and Federal Constitutions being the ruling documents [terms
and conditions] defining the limited nature of the Powers of the Public Official; and,

The sovereignty, which resides in the People of Nevada in our system of government is unique to the rest of the world at large, for in the American and Nevada system of government, the relationship between the People and the branches of government, being that of a Principal to an Agent who is acting on behalf of the Sovereignty, i.e. the People of Nevada, to perform a Specific Limited Authority as defined by the Constitution [both written and unwritten]; and,

In the words of Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence referencing the unwritten constitution, “He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation.”; and,

A Public Official who acts outside of the Subject Matter of that delegated Authority is at a minimum, in Breach of their Oath to the People; and,

“OATH. A declaration made according to law, before a competent tribunal or officer, to tell the truth; or it is the act of one who, when lawfully required to tell the truth, takes God to witness that what he says is true. It is a religious act by which the party
invokes God not only to witness the truth and sincerity of his promise, but also to avenge his imposture or violated faith, or in other words to punish his perjury if he shall be guilty of it.

It is proper to distinguish two things in oaths;

  1. The invocation by which the God of truth, who knows all things, is taken to witness.

  2. The imprecation by which he is asked as a just and all-powerful being, to punish perjury.“

[Bouvier’s 1856]; and,

The above definition represents the nature of the Oath where the Public Official takes the “God of truth” as his or her witness and consents for a just God “to punish his perjury if he shall be guilty of it.”, and,

Common Law Duty To Serve and Good Faith Immunity

All Public Officials are delegated a grant of authority by the people to exercise their offices as a single individual to perform a singular, limited task and therefore the elected Public Official is operating under the Common Law Duty To Serve and therefore does not have the discretion of performing the duties of his or her office with partiality, but must serve all of the People and perform all of his or her duties delegated, without discriminating against certain duties or People; and,

The sovereignty devolved to the People after the American Revolution within the Colonies and after the Battle for Independence in Nevada, meaning, Public Officials serve at the will of their sovereign, the People; and,

The People grant the Public Officials, with Good Faith Immunity, to protect them from malicious actions of others, as well as their own Good Faith errors made while executing the duties of their Office; Good Faith Immunity being predicated upon the proper discharge of their duties according to the limitations of the authority delegated to them by the People; and,


While a Remedy to this NOTICE AND DEMAND does not indemnify a Nevada Public Official from a damage committed by that Nevada Public Official against a single individual, it is an opportunity for him/her to rely on Good Faith Error, but after this NOTICE AND DEMAND, all Nevada Public Officials WILL NOT HAVE A GOOD FAITH DEFENSE for damages caused to Nevdan’s, for exceeding the delegated authority of their Office under the law; and,

“To be ignorant of the law is gross negligence”

“To be able to know is the same as to know.” This maxim is applied to the duty of every one to know the law.

Idem est scire aut scire debet aut potuisse”
[Bouvier 1856]

All Nevada Public Officials, under Oath, take their Office under the Common Law “DUTY TO SERVE” whose full meaning is included herein by reference as if fully set forth, and the introduction of laws and legal systems into Nevada, except in the manner proscribed by the People of Nevada will be considered as an introduction of a foreign jurisdiction with the intent of overthrowing the system of government in Nevada proscribed by the People of Nevada; and,

Nevada and federal Public Officials DO NOT have the Power to Contract outside of their delegated powers; and,

The People of Nevada DO NOT have the Power to Contract their powers away to the branches of the government either voluntarily or involuntarily, nor do the branches of the government have the Power to Contract away their Powers to other branches of the government or to the People either voluntarily or involuntarily; and,

Reliance on Silent Presumptions of obtaining consent, suretyship and acceptance and other defenses such as, “tacit procuration”, “benefit of discussion”, “need to know”, outside of the Common Law Rule of Decision will be used as Evidence of the Color of Law crimes they represent; and,

Should you let this Good Faith opportunity slip by to set the Facts straight ON THE RECORD, your Default to this NOTICE AND DEMAND can be used as Evidence against you in a COURT OF RECORD in the future; and,

“Abundant caution does no harm. Abundaans cautela non nocet.”
[11 Co. 6. Bouvier 1856]

It should be restated that violations of Subject Matter authority have no statute of limitations and charges can be filed at any time in the future for the rest of one’s life and can become a liability against one’s estate even after their death; and,

Declarations of necessity do not suspend the Natural Rights of the People, nor do they suspend the Reserved Powers of the People, nor do they expand the Enumerated Powers of Public Officials; and,

Reliance upon powers of necessity, whether lawful in their inception or not, have expired due to Operation of Law, as one cannot use necessity to escape or circumvent the limitations of one’s delegated and enumerated duties as a perpetual state; and,

The Law of Necessity as a Maxim of the Common Law cannot suspend itself, neither can it suspend the Common Law; and,

One cannot create a necessity either by his or her incompetence or by a deliberate act and then invoke the law of necessity without incurring liability to themselves [you cannot create a necessity to invoke the law of necessity]; and,

“The law of necessity is the law of time, that is, time present. Lex necessitatis est lex temporis, i.e. instantis.”
[Hob. 159. Bouvier 1856]

“Necessity is the law of a particular time and place. Necessitas est lex temporis et loci.”
[8 Co. 9; H. H. P. C. 54. Bouvier 1856]

“Necessity excuses or extenuates delinquency in capital cases, but not in civil.
Necessitaas excusat aut extenuat delicium in capitalibus, quod non operatur idem in civilibus. Vide Necessity.”
[Bouvier 1856]

That Public Officials cannot declare the entire area of Nevada as a “Battlefield” to extend their Powers beyond those delegated: and,

That Public Officials in Nevada CANNOT use the Laws of Necessity [i.e. emergency, ad infinitum] to circumvent the restraints of delegated power beyond the duration of the Necessity itself, without incurring liability to themselves; and,

Public Officials become tacit conspirators to the Abuse of Power when they know or should have known that such Abuse of Power is ongoing and does nothing to stop it; and,

Reliance upon Silent Presumptions to circumvent the Open and Notorious requirements to perfect the Necessity will be used as evidence to prove the Necessity was Null and Void in its inception; and,

Reliance upon Silent Presumptions to keep the Public Conscience from being shocked will be treated as the Abuse of Power it is, by its’ nature; and,

That any People or Society which habitually violates the “Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God” [Natural Law] and does not heed its warnings, pronounces a judgment upon themselves they cannot and will not evade; and,

IN CONCLUSION, It is a paramount Duty of the Nevada Public Officials to interpose the powers granted them by the People of Nevada against Federal pre-emption, as in the words of Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence writing of King George, “He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation.”; and,


Injustice is at a minimum, a disturbance of the Peace; and,

LAW OF NATIONS by Emmerich de Vattel

Book II



“§ 63. Necessity of the observance of justice in human society. JUSTICE is the basis of all society, the sure bond of all commerce. Human society, far from being an intercourse of assistance and good offices, would be no longer any thing but a vast scene of robbery, if no respect were paid to this virtue, which secures to every one his own. It is still more necessary between nations than between individuals; because injustice produces more dreadful consequences in the quarrels of these powerful bodies politic, and it is more difficult to obtain redress. The obligation imposed on all men to be just is easily demonstrated from the law of nature. We here take that obligation for granted (as being sufficiently known), and content ourselves with observing that it is not only indispensably binding on nations (Prelim. § 5), but even still more sacred with respect to them, from the importance of its consequences.”

The Nevadan Jural Society is choosing to address the following breaches in principle, trusting that these issues can be resolved by peaceful resolution without harming or filing complaints against individuals that may be in violation of the below mentioned
breaches; and,

The following trespasses are not intended to be a complete list of violations, but are a trespass upon the architecture and fundamental structure of the government the People of Nevada authorized; and,

AT ISSUE IS, The various branches of the Nevada government have trespassed upon the reserved Powers of the People by not honoring Common Law – Due Process of Law requirements according to the organic fundamental Law of the Land, as each of these Institutions is available in our system of law to be accessed by either Public Officials within the branches of the government or by the People themselves without the permission of the other; and,

Due Process of Law is an integral part of the Common Law and as such, is the Rule of Decision by which the branches of the government are bound, in both Nevada, as well as at the federal level. Due Process of Law is not only the Law in Nevada, it is a necessary feature of any system of Law where the Accused is innocent until proven guilty by their Accuser.

The Federal Government has, through declaring Necessities [i.e. Emergency Powers, War Powers, Martial Rule, etc.], attempted to create a state of perpetual emergency to escape the limitations of their Enumerated Powers.

This is a self-evident truth by the decades of operating under War and Emergency Powers. These variously named Necessities are Null and Void on their face by the Operation of Law once they are severed from the Source of Law which delegated the power to them in the first place. Acts of necessity issued by Public Officials to expand their Powers beyond their Enumerated Powers is a deliberate Abuse of Power.

None of the Emergency Powers can suspend Due Process of Law. Even in times of War, Due Process of Law is to be restored immediately, not to be taken as an opportunity to use Summary Process as an extended feature of the Emergency.

The time taken to craft this Notice and Demand and execute delivery to each of you is Evidence of the Color of Law sham that these emergencies perpetrate.

The branches of the Nevada government have a Duty to Interpose their Sovereign Powers against federal Pre-Emption of all kinds, but especially in relation to Due Process of Law.

Breach – The branches of the Nevada government have become intentional or unintentional tacit perpetrators of these above-mentioned schemes.

We the People of Nevada DEMAND that the branches of the Nevadas government CEASE their subservience to these sham emergency doctrines of the branches of the federal government, which have no basis in Law, but are rooted in the Agendas of those who seek to change the Source of Law in Nevada and America.

We Notice you to act in an Abundance of Caution, for in the future your actions may not be sanctioned as emergencies, but rather tacit conspirators to change the Source of Law in Nevada.

Summary Process of Law has been put in place for decades in place of Due Process of Law, not as an Emergency Measure, but as an attempt to overthrow the Source of Law and hence the government in Nevada.

We DEMAND that you restore Due Process of Law in Nevada.

Peoples Repository of Public Records –

This is the valuable interface between government and the People, including, but not limited to, Judicial, Juridical and Non-Judicial Proceedings.

Breach –

Government Officials are exercising discretion over what documents can be recorded in the Peoples Public repositories in direct violation of their Common Law Duty To Serve and in some cases are Obstructing Justice by interfering with the Court of Record, which the Public Record Repository becomes in certain Lawful Proceedings.

Conservators of the Peace – [Sheriffs, Constables, Coroners, Justice of the Peace, at the local level and at the state level]

These Offices exist outside the branches of the government as they were created by the People and they are not statutorily created Offices. They have a dual role, 1) where they operate within the Reserved Powers of the People administering the Common Law, and 2) they are to function according to legislative state statutes, within the limited scope of enumerated authority of the respective state or federal branch of government and have the Duty to determine the jurisdiction of each through Common Law – Due Process of Law.

Breach –

The Conservators of the Peace have duties to perform both within the governments delegated Powers and also within the Peoples Reserved Powers, however the Nevada branches of the government are not recognizing their limitations regarding the duties of these Officers in reference to the Reserved Powers of the People.

Grand Jury and Trial By Jury

These institutions are ancient with no one knowing their origin and are Offices created by Custom and Usage of the People long before Nevada and the united States were a thought in our Founding Fathers minds. They are institutions of the People and they are available to the branches of the government for its use according to its statutes and it is a duty of the People to serve upon them. The Grand Jury and the Trial By Jury can be accessed by the federal, state and county levels of government. However, the independent
Grand Jury and the independent Trial By Jury can be convened by the People independent of the federal, state and county governments.

However, the Grand Jury and Trial By Jury were NOT delegated to the Nevada branches of government to exercise exclusive control over them.

Breach – Nevada Public Officials are exercising unconscionable control over the Peoples Reserved Powers regarding the Grand Jury and Trial By Jury.

Breach – The Office of the District Attorney is a Federal Office and has no control over the Grand Jury and Trial By Jury.

The People’s Powers of Governance exist in the Nevadan Jural Society for the administration of justice as well as for conflict resolution over the balance of power; and,

Nowhere in the enumerated Powers of the state or federal government are the above mentioned Peoples Institutions delegated to the branches of the government to exercise authority over them, rather, the opposite is true, that these Offices are reserved and sit with the People and are independent of branches of the government; and,

Many Nevada Public Officials assert that the People of Nevada must go through the appropriate branch of government to access the remedy being sought, and are in essence, asserting that the government has authority over the process by which the People
exercise their “reserved powers”; and,

As this is an enumerated power never contemplated by the People, for if the People need the permission of the branches of the government to access the exercise of the Jural Societies reserved powers, then the branches of the government can control the outcome of the “reserved powers” by controlling the access to the “reserved powers”; and,

On the contrary, the People have not only reserved the powers to themselves, but have also reserved to themselves the process by which they are exercised; and,

The trespass by Public Officials over the “reserved powers of the People of Nevada” is an attack upon the checks and balances of our system of government, an attack upon the very foundations of our governmental system; and,

A Prudent Man will recognize the transgression and respond to this Notice and Demand in a positive way to restore the balance of power within our system of government; and,

“In the presence of the superior power, the minor power ceases.”

“A mandatory cannot exceed the bounds of his authority,”
[Jenk. Cent. 53. Bouvier 1856]

“The power which is derived cannot be greater than that from which it is derived.”
[Bouvier 1856]


Presumption of Good Faith

The Nevada Jural Society commenced these lawful proceedings according to Common Law Notice and Grace in which it is presumed that all parties to this issue are acting in Good Faith and will further act in Good Faith to restore the Peace and Dignity within the Land of Nevada; and further,

A Public Official does not retain the right to rely on silent presumptions, but has a Common Law Duty to Serve as to answering when challenged as to exercising powers not within their delegated authority; and,


That we respectfully Demand that you respond to this Notice within Thirty (30) Days of receipt according to the following remedies; and,


That we DEMAND the above-mentioned Breaches be cured by:

The appropriate Nevada Public Officials named on the title page of this NOTICE AND DEMAND, by immediately giving Orders to the appropriate Nevada Public Officials instructing them to respect the Reserved Powers of the People as identified above;

That the Nevada Public Officials named on the title page of this NOTICE AND DEMAND, request that Liaisons be appointed representing both the Nevada Branches of the government and appointed People from the Nevadan Jural Society to meet face to face or by teleconference with the Agenda being the above-mentioned Breaches;


That the Nevada Public Officials, named on the title page of this NOTICE AND DEMAND, may remedy the afore-mentioned Breaches by directing the Nevada Attorney General to deliver an Attorney Generals Directive to the appropriate Nevada Public Officials instructing them in the limits of their Office in regards to the Peoples Reserved Powers mentioned above; and,

That the Nevada Public Officials, named on the title page of this NOTICE AND DEMAND, may remedy the perpetual state of color of law emergency attempted by the federal branches of the government, by interposing the sovereignty granted them by the People of Nevada against said color of law and declare it to be the tyranny that it is; and,

That should you respond in the manner Demanded, this matter will be deemed closed and the Breach in your Oath of Office will be deemed remedied; and,

That should you refuse to respond, the People of Nevada have no alternative but to interpret your actions as a willful and deliberate attempt to take part in the Usurpation and Insurrection toward the Peoples Reserved Powers and will constitute an act of Deliberate Indifference and Silent Hostility ON THE RECORD toward the People of Nevada, who reserve the right to bring to bear the grave constitutional question concerning the Breach of your Oath of Office, exceeding your delegated authority and actions of Bad Faith by any and all appropriate Lawful measures; and,



Should this NOTICE AND DEMAND be ignored, the People of Nevada reserve all rights and remedies to prosecute this matter to the full extent of the Law; and,

Should any of the above-mentioned Nevada Public Officials on the title page of this NOTICE AND DEMAND ask for a reasonable extension of time during the time allotted to answer, said extension shall not be unreasonably withheld; and,


This NOTICE AND DEMAND by the People of Nevada is not an attempt to convict any Public Official in Nevada, it is rather, an opportunity for Nevada Public Officials to work with the People of Nevada to reverse the unintended consequences of an inherited web of deceit.

However, it is also a Line Drawn in the Sand where there is no neutral ground and to be silent is to choose to perpetuate the deceit.

The seeds of one’s destruction or reward are sown into the choices they make. Depending upon how you respond to this NOTICE AND DEMAND, will either free you or convict you according to the Natural Law. The choice before you is Freedom or Tyranny.

We the People of Nevada have acted in part in this NOTICE AND DEMAND to deal with our own liability according to the Natural Law in the above-mentioned Breaches so that we may proceed in the future with clean hands.

The DEMANDS made in this Notice are not comprehensive as we know compliance with the Demands takes time, but they are a first step and we ask you to take that first step with us.

We the People of Nevada applaud our Conservators of the Peace for taking a stand against both State and Federal intrusion and we the People of Nevada as the Nevadan Jural Society hereby stand behind them in the Performance of their Duties.

God Bless our Peace Officers in Nevada


Good Meeting……Recap…..02.22.2016

I am putting the playlist of calls and I am also categorizing them “2016 Calls” and they are in a separate list.

Last in First Out

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Hi Guys,

The bottom of this is the last email I sent out to a few of us that had been in contact during these quiet days since Ed passed on. It was the result of a conference call that did not get recorded. But we needed to talk.

The items listed was the content of what was on our minds.

The most current call can be listened to here

Discussion Points

  • Discussing Festivals and if they are part of our core values. Or how to perceive them within the context of all the other things that need to get done before that happens.
  • Words were used like “Turnkey” as in a turnkey approach that can be modified to local needs.
  • Healing
  • Looking at money from a spiritual point of view.
  • Everyone that comes on this project will more than likely need money on a monthly basis. In order to have an entire sense of ease and fun.
  • Abundance and discussing the different levels to view your abundance. There are two levels of abundance discussed. 1.)  The physical abundance that many can have when they all pool their resources and work for a common manifestation. 2.) The natural abundance that comes from aligning yourself with the abundance of the universe vibrationally. The Michael Telinger version and Abraham hicks version. Both versions can be used compatibly in our project.
  • Discussion of how we all ready have a enough technology with in order to be able to promote it as a Internet Radio Show.There has been some talk about a 50,000$ grant and an RV from a company that will let us use it to travel around country to advertise for them.

Avalon Gardens is an existing sustainable community that your all welcome to view. I would even consider going down there to get a feel for how things are being setup. Plus, it may be good for us to go there to have something to compare to.

*****  My take on our conversation in regard to money/finances.***** We talked for almost 2 hours in order to get into alignment with this.

In our discussion it was noted that in parts of our conversation, it was not that clear to me how we might view money in it’s entirety. It is my belief that for hundreds of years we’ve been taught that “love of money is the root of all evil”. In some religions around the world the idea of living a life of sacrifice is the most honorable way to live your life which would include a life of poverty or minimal interface with money.

Trading & bartering appeared to be one the desired methods of acquiring wealth & abundance.

However, let’s add some other life elements that broaden our perspective of spiritual truths.

You can’t get sick enough help sick people get well.

You can’t get poor enough to help poor people be prosperous.

With that being said, I think there is a high road that can be taken that will help us manage our tasks a lot easier that previously thought. Be the example of wellbeing. That is the best method of teaching.

Money without loosing our spiritual nature in the process.

As a spiritual group, I would think ‘Well Being’ is a desired state of mind. It can also be one of our  core values of the highest priority.

In the training of one who would become the attractor of ‘well being’, the reality is that money would be the natural partner in all of that.

(For our purposes it is assumed that more than likely, each individual becoming a member of our group. Will have a normally fixed amount of finances needed on a monthly basis. car/truck payments, Internet, child support, fuel & phone so on and so forth.) All of that can and will be defined as our desired well being. But you have to desire it and define it as being elements of your desire.

It is taught that it is the emotion of the benefits of money that is far better than focusing on the green paper in the bank. It is the reaching with emotional clarity & bliss at receiving the benefits. And knowing how to frame those thoughts into the emotions that manifest your reality. You nurture those emotions and let them grow & flower & bloom and go to seed and grow more flowers.

The only reason I mentioned 10 million dollars in my discussion, as it my point of ease & fun as those are the highest emotions of well being in regard to the accomplishment of our project. That is what I’m shooting for. So the reality is that the number didn’t really matter. It was the emotions of ease & fun. (Bible Quote  <> But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Math  6:33)( whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven. Math 18:18)

And not only for myself, but that the entire group will become infected with the idea of ease and fun throughout this entire project. With that kind of money in mind it was easier for me to think about.

We would certainly think more about being organized if we could just take money out of the equation. And feel at ease knowing all will fall into place.

Please, take a moment and think about all that has been said. We have the perfect opportunity to focus together on all the benefits of building a sustainable (healing) community, wellness center, and the worlds greatest workplace. All without the actual benefit of actually having the money.

I think this is what Phoenix was trying to say all along.

( Remember, we can create what we want to create.

In Vishen Lakhiani’s video he uses David Logan’s  Tribal Dynamics tribe type #4 in one of his steps of creating the world’s greatest workplace. David Logan’s & Vishen Lakhiani’s principles in creating their project.


We can adapt many of the virtues in find in Vishen’s video to our project. That particular virtue is appreciation of each person on the team. Obviously, we have a different type of genre than what Vishen has in his publishing company. His tenacity to overcome issues that confronted him with ideas that turn what appeared to be a lemon into a refreshing lemonade.

Using the following guidelines…….

I know that it’s use in the video is for creating the world’s greatest work place. But it can be used to create the world’s greatest, “Anything”.

vlcsnap-2016-02-28-02h49m24s214This triangle is their priority tree.



They dedicated themselves to the ‘Earth First’

Secondly, ‘Customers’. We can make that, all others outside our group and those we seek to serve as our own second level.

Thirdly, ‘Employees’ could be easily be all of us. “Profits’ are last in their motivational tree. I think those ‘profits’ are an entire group being the best that they can be. When we all know that the human experience is a divine experience. “Money” is mainly, the part of the clay that we use to mold our experience.


I’ve have repeated this in as many different ways as I can.

vlcsnap-2016-02-28-03h10m35s148This is the hoped for characteristics in any project. ‘Flow’.

vlcsnap-2016-02-28-03h22m04s133Of course, we can have personal ‘Fulfilment’ in the entire project. In fact, that really is the entire project in a nutshell.
vlcsnap-2016-02-28-03h22m26s84We have to be stable in a level 4 tribe and bring this flow to our next level 5 tribe.


‘Results’ of a final stage of revenue growth will show that we’re doing all the right things.

In our minds, to turn thoughts to things/(manifestation) we do not even have to think about the money. Personally , I think to think about…..   our core values.

Being with my friends in a mental and emotional environment conducive to creating :::

Peace, happiness, love, joy & spiritual clarity. “Healing”
Long term relationships. Watching people from all walks of life spiritually grow to the point of their own satisfaction. The sky is the limit.

Infinite abundance

Take if you will, one more look at what I would consider an expert opinion on turning thoughts to things. Abraham Hicks in my observation is a master instructor of Law of Attraction & Mastermind.

Core Values

  • Healing
    Self Reliance
    Self Correcting
    Self Governance
    Always do what is good for Earth. To be intune with her, and our abundance.
  • Our Core values will be what will  guide us in our group decisions for all future endeavors. If it doesn’t line up with our values we probably shouldn’t do it.

I know that we can put more here. But I think I’ve made my point as eloquently as possible. We can add to it if we like.


With Much Love & Respect.

James Di’Leo  ,….

“We free people are Eternal”, “Wellbeing supersedes all else”.

@Flower of Life Assembly

Wednesday Night Meditations  (All are welcome)

From: james dileo@
To: phoenix; racheal
CC: robin.theus
Subject: RE: Good Meeting……Recap…..
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:41:47 +0000

Hi Guys,

Given the seriousness of the intentions that were expressed and felt. I thought a small recap of what was discussed would be in order.

I will probably not get it right in terms of order and I may remember at random. If anyone would like to add a point or two to the mixed is more than welcome.

*****The term ‘ceremony’ was wanted to being used over ‘festivals’. I thought this was an effort to refine our definitions of ourselves and the work we do.

*****One idea was brought on the table to have 2 different properties. One for the community and one for the festivals.

*****Another idea was brought forth that we may want to do festivals only once a year.

Of course, the original plan for income to the project and the vision for the community was to be provided for, through the implementation of festivals.

The ability to thrive in astounding ways could be provided from festivals that we organically design ourselves from the ground up.

*****Since Ed’s passing the overall beginning of the plan has changed. It is being looked at to finding land that we want and manifesting  finances to work the land and build homes. Firstly to be on the land in motorhomes & RV’s to begin to establish a presence IN every level possible.

*****It was also brought up that the highest possible characteristic of living the project in such a way that we weave through any issues that arise gracefully. That we do not carry an “US” vs. “THEM” attitude. And that is a primary characteristic for developing a level #5 tribe.

It was also noted that in order to move to and implement a level #5 tribe, we must be stable at level #4 for some time before that can occur.

*****It was also specified to be able to bring 4 items to our Wednesday Meditations.

1.)  the land
2.)  the finances

Robin, I’m going to need help with 3 & 4


*****Now, I am going to put a summary on this. Not sure if all of you agree.

Phoenix seemed to make the case that we need to focus on speaking then writing out what our core values are for the entire project. I think that is going to take some discussion to accomplish that. And that would be a goal when we do arrive at some face time. It would be nice to be prepared to be able to do that when the time comes.

For myself, I know that we can’t even form a solid level #4 tribe unless we all agree on what our own core values are. I am in full commitment to firm all that up. That must be accomplished.

I think we can all feel the changes we’ve all been through over the last year. And the firming up is for each of us to feel the vibrational changes that in making sure we do understand all our own core values as a community. Understanding our own core values make it much easier to bring new people on. And to expand easily.

If I have forgotten anything, please email with any additions or changes.

Much Love & Respect.

James,   …

I think we should be this way on our project. To do things happy people do!

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

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Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fortune, fame, material possessions, or other people. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable, while a homeless person could be walking around with a spring in every step. Happy people are happy because they make themselves happy. They maintain a positive outlook on life and remain at peace with themselves.

The question is: how do they do that?

It’s quite simple. Happy people have good habits that enhance their lives. They do things differently. Ask any happy person, and they will tell you that they …

Don’t hold grudges.

Happy people understand that it’s better to forgive and forget than to let their negative feelings crowd out their positive feelings. Holding a grudge has a lot of detrimental effects on your wellbeing, including increased depression, anxiety, and stress. Why let anyone who has wronged you in the past have power over your wellbeing? If you let go of all your grudges, you’ll gain a clear conscience and enough energy to enjoy the good things in life.

Treat everyone with kindness.

Did you know that it has been scientifically proven that being kind makes you happier? Every time you perform a selfless act, your brain produces serotonin, a hormone that eases tension and lifts your spirits. Not only that, but treating people with love, dignity, and respect also allows you to build stronger relationships.

See problems as challenges.

The word “problem” is never part of a happy person’s vocabulary. A problem is viewed as a drawback, a struggle, or an unstable situation while a challenge is viewed as something positive like an opportunity, a task, or a dare. Whenever you face an obstacle, try referring to it as a challenge.

Express gratitude for what they already have.

There’s a popular saying that goes something like this: “The happiest people don’t have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything they have.” You will have a deeper sense of contentment if you count your blessings instead of yearning for what you don’t have.

Dream big.

People who get into the habit of dreaming big are more likely to accomplish their goals than those who don’t. If you dare to dream big, your mind will keep itself in a focused and positive state.

Don’t sweat the small stuff.

Happy people ask themselves, “Will this problem matter a year from now?” They understand that life’s too short to get worked up over trivial situations. Letting things roll off your back will definitely boost your happiness.

Speak well of others.

Being nice feels better than being mean. As fun as gossiping is, it usually leaves you feeling guilty and resentful. Saying nice things about other people encourages you to think positive, non-judgmental thoughts.

Never make excuses.

Benjamin Franklin once said, “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” Happy people don’t make excuses or blame others for their own failures in life. Instead, they own up to their mistakes and, by doing so, they proactively try to change for the better.

Get absorbed into the present.

Happy people don’t dwell on the past or worry about the future. They savor the present. They let themselves get immersed in whatever they’re doing at the moment. Stop and smell the roses.

Wake up at the same time every morning.

Have you noticed that a lot of successful people tend to be early risers? Waking up at the same time every morning stabilizes your circadian rhythm, increases productivity, and puts you in a calm and centered state.

Avoid social comparison.

Everyone works at his own pace, so why compare yourself to others? If you think you’re better than someone else, you gain an unhealthy sense of superiority. If you think someone else is better than you, you end up feeling bad about yourself. You’ll be happier if you focus on your own progress and praise others on theirs.

Choose friends wisely.

Misery loves company. That’s why it’s important to surround yourself with optimistic people who will encourage you to achieve your goals. The more positive energy you have around you, the better you will feel about yourself.

Never seek approval from others.

Happy people don’t care what you think of them. They follow their own hearts without letting naysayers discourage them. They understand that it’s impossible to please everyone. Listen to what people have to say, but never seek anyone’s approval but your own.

Take the time to listen.

Talk less; listen more. Listening keeps your mind open to others’ wisdoms and outlooks on the world. The more intensely you listen, the more your mind eases, and the happier you become.

Nurture social relationships.

A lonely person is a miserable person. Happy people understand how important it is to have strong, healthy relationships. Take the time to see and talk to your family, friends, and significant other, and you’ll feel better about yourself.


Meditating silences your mind and helps you find inner peace. You don’t have to be a zen master to pull it off. Happy people can silence their minds anywhere and anytime whenever they need to calm their nerves.

Eat well.

Junk food makes you sluggish, and it’s difficult to be happy when you’re in that kind of state. Everything you eat directly affects your body’s ability to produce hormones, which will dictate your moods, energy, and mental focus. Be sure to eat foods that will keep your mind and body in good shape!


Studies have shown that exercise raises happiness levels just as much as Zoloft does. Exercising also boosts your self-esteem and gives you a higher sense of self-accomplishment.

Live minimally.

Happy people rarely keep clutter around the house because they know that extra belongings weigh them down and make them feel overwhelmed and stressed out. Some studies have concluded that Europeans are a lot happier than Americans are, which is interesting because they live in smaller homes, drive simpler cars, and own fewer items.

Tell the truth.

Lying stresses you out, corrodes your self-esteem, and makes you unlikeable. The truth will set you free. Being honest improves your mental health and builds others’ trust in you. Always be truthful, and never apologize for it.

Establish personal control.

Happy people have the ability to choose their own destinies. They don’t let others tell them how they should live their lives. Being in complete control of one’s own life brings positive feelings and a great sense of self-worth.

Accept what cannot be changed.

Once you accept the fact that life is not fair, you’ll be more at peace with yourself. Instead of obsessing over how unfair life is, just focus on what you can control and change it for the better.

Flower of Life Assembly Radio – Advancing & Promoting Sustainable Communities

A group of us working on developing a sustainable community thought that, ‘how much better would it be if we tried to really understand all the difficulties of starting & maintaining a sustainable community. Including finding as many common denominators as possible to facilitate & promote the entire process. Discussions regarding finances and personal leaps that must be made in order accomplish what it is that is to be found in creating these kinds of communities.

In order to accomplish as broad a reach as possible, an Internet Radio concept would facilitate those goals.

When ever word gets passed along enough we will have an event posted for a gathering of minds to discuss how some communities are more successful than others in the hopes of finding connections and ideas that would allow their particular community the ability to manifest safely. “Safely” being the keyword here.

We’ll be using and I will post all the manuals so that we can see all the functionality of the system. It can be a very useful tool and all calls unless otherwise stated will be recorded for educational purposes.

This is how you will call into the show.

Conference dial-in number: (712) 432-0900 Participant access code: 657282. Don’t forget the ‘#’ sign at the end!

You can get the user guides and manuals for using freeconferencing on a cell phone.


Why I Am Not Going to Burning Man

Why I Am Not Going to Burning Man This Year – Reality Sandwich

About the Author

I have gone to Burning Man 15 years in a row. When I went the first time, back in 2000, I was a journalist on assignment for Rolling Stone. That was an amazing introduction to the event, as I was able to go “back stage” and meet the organizers, artists, and geniuses behind the sculptures, lasers, and camps. I was immediately hooked. I couldn’t believe such a place existed – that tens of thousands of people shared the same ideals, and worked together to realize their visions.

I wrote this piece about my experiences. I also wrote a feature about the festival for ArtForum. By proposing that Burning Man had validity as an artistic expression – I discussed Joseph Beuys’ idea of “social sculpture” – I got banned from ArtForum after they published my piece. I also wrote about the festival, personally and philosophically, in Breaking Open the Head, my first book, and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, my second. Burning Man has had a profound experience on my life, in many ways.

This year, I am skipping it. There are a few reasons for this, but the main one is that I feel Burning Man – an institution in its own process of ongoing change and evolution – has lost its way. Hopefully, this is temporary. I know and love many of the people who create and run the festival, and believe in their intentions and their vision.

Burning Man has accomplished amazing things, opening up whole new realms of individual freedom and culture expression. At the same time the festival has become a bit of a victim of its own success. It has become a massive entertainment complex, a bit like Disney World for a contingent made up mostly of the wealthy elite. It always had this vibe, to some extent, but it seems more pronounced in recent years. It feels like there is more and more of less and less. The potential for some kind of authentic liberation or awakening seems increasingly obscure and remote.

The change in Burning Man – admittedly it is subtle – is happening as our world slides toward ecological catastrophe. The ecological crisis has become my almost monomaniacal focus recently. From my perspective, it is crucial that people awaken to what is happening to our Earth. We need to quickly understand and then start making the changes necessary to ensure the continuity of our ecosystems. Part of my enthusiasm for Burning Man was that it seemed a place where a new human community could arise – a new way of being. This potential is still there – but it seems like it has been co-opted, distorted.

At Burning Man, there was always a tension between two world views, which I would characterize as libertarian hedonism and mystical anarchism. I feel, as a result of its rapid growth and, also, as the festival has become a magnet for the wealthy elite (the Silicon Valley crowd, the media moguls and their entourages, the Ibiza crowd, etc), it has tilted too far toward libertarian hedonism. Art cars have become the new yachts, representing expressions of massively inflated egos. Wealthy camps will drop hundreds of thousands on a vehicle, then parade it around, with a velvet rope vibe. Increasingly, the culture of Burning Man feels like an offshoot of the same mindless, self-interested, nihilistic worldview and neoliberal economics that are rapidly annihilating our shared life-world.

I remember, a few years back, I stayed near a camp that had been built for the founder of Cirq du Soleil, Guy de Liberte, and his friends. The camp was empty throughout the week. There were many beautiful gypsy caravan-style tents set up, awaiting the weekend visitors from Europe and Ibiza. There were also a few Mexican workers who labored over the course of the week, building shade structures and decorating the art cars. Nobody had offered these workers a place to stay in one of the carefully shaded luxury tents, so they had pitched their small nylon tent directly in the hot sun. That image seems to sum up where Burning Man has drifted, inexorably.

We lack a moral center in our society, and we are rapidly caroming toward the abyss. It is absolutely extraordinary – in itself, miraculous – that the new Pope, Pope Francis, has shown up as one of the only people in our entire planetary culture able to speak directly to the needs of our moment – he calls for an “ecological conversion,” for shared sacrifice on the part of the wealthy elite, a new mode of empathic and compassionate action for us all. In the Encyclical, Care for Our Common Home, Francis writes:

All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe
and in the smallest of your creatures.
You embrace with your tenderness all that exists.
Pour out upon us the power of your love,
that we may protect life and beauty.
Fill us with peace, that we may live as brothers and sisters, harming no one.
O God of the poor,
help us to rescue the abandoned and forgotten of this earth,
so precious in your eyes.
Bring healing to our lives, that we may protect the world and not prey on it,
that we may sow beauty, not pollution and destruction.

Is it possible that Pope Francis could rehabilitate the Catholic tradition, which seemed utterly hopeless, corrupt and antiquated, and turn it into a progressive force for good? We are going to need a number of miraculous conversions and transformations such as this one, if we are going to survive as a species, and learn to flourish together with nature, in the short time before it is too late to do anything but undergo a universal, horrific meltdown – a Chod ritual, on a planetary scale.

As I wrote in my books, I believe Burning Man represents an organic expression of something innate to human being-ness: We need initiatory experiences – centers where non-ordinary states of consciousness can be explored and, also, interpreted, with a shared context for understanding and integration. Emerging from the psychedelic culture of the Bay Area, Burning Man is, to a certain extent, a postmodern reinvention of centers of Mystery School wisdom, like Eleusis, which the artists, philosophers, and leaders of the Classical World visited each year. However, at this point, it lacks a deeper awareness of its own value and purpose. Without this, it is in danger of becoming another appendage of the military-industrial-entertainment complex – another distraction factory.

I find that many people I know are living on the razor-edge of nihilism right now, skating the edge of the Void. In my own life, I have lived through the eruption and the projection of my own shadow material – and I see many people undergoing their own versions of this, in different areas of their lives. I can’t help but see this as a perfectly appropriate and even necessary part of a process that could lead to our apotheosis as a species (the birth of the Ubermench, who according to Nietzsche, represents the fusion of “the mind of Caesar” with “the soul of Christ”) or our collective dissolution. It is exciting that this process seems to be happening within our current lifespans.

The infusion of Eastern metaphysics into the Western worldview is not necessarily helping, and it may actually be exacerbating our current crisis of values. The popular Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hahn has recently noted that, within 100 years, the human race may go extinct. His perspective is accurate, according to scientific predictions. He notes, with an accelerated warming cycle like the one that caused the Permian Mass Extinction, 250 million years ago, “another 95 per cent of species will die out, including Homo sapiens. That is why we have to learn to touch eternity with our in breath and out breath. Extinction of species has happened several times. Mass extinction has already happened five times and this one is the sixth. According to the Buddhist tradition there is no birth and no death. After extinction things will reappear in other forms, so you have to breathe very deeply in order to acknowledge the fact that we humans may disappear in just 100 years on earth.”

There is a kind of fatalism to Buddhist thought that doesn’t mesh with our Western approach to reality. Personally, I find myself resonating far more deeply with the Pope’s call for a new spiritual mission that unifies humanity behind protecting life and nature, than I do with Hahn’s view, although I recognize the validity of his statement. Ultimately, there is only the white light of the Void, which certain psychedelic experiences – particularly 5-meo-DMT – experientially confirm. However, there are many other dimensions of being and levels of consciousness we can know and experience. We also possess creative, empathic, and imaginative capacities, which seem be a divine power and dispensation. I think it would be truly amazing if we chose to make use of our deepest abilities to reverse the current direction of our society – to confront the ecological mega-crisis as a true initiation, and offer ourselves as vessels of this transformation.

In order to accomplish this, we would need to overcome our desire for spectacular distraction and insatiable consumption. Burning Man has always drawn its imaginative power from the paradoxes which are essential to it. A huge amount of money, energy, time, and fossil fuel is expended to create conditions which are difficult and force people (except for those wealthy enough to have air-tight sanctuaries built for them) to undergo a certain level of inner confrontation. I think we could further generalize from this, realizing that difficult and uncomfortable conditions are, in fact, necessary for our own development.

I will wrap this up, for now. The main point is there are many crucial lessons to learn from Burning Man: In many ways, it reveals our innate capacities to build a new society, a redesigned society, based on creativity, community, inspiration, and compassion. At the same time, Burning Man has become another spectacle – another cultural phenomenon, in a sense, a cult – and one that sucks a huge amount of energy and time from people who could re-focus their talents and genius on what we must do to escape ecological collapse (building a resilient or regenerative society). The organization, itself, needs to undergo another level of self-analysis and transformation – much like the Catholic Church appears to be doing, under Pope Francis’ lead.

In order to survive what’s coming, we must find a way to awaken a new spiritual impulse in the human community, beginning with our cultural, technocratic, and financial elites. And we don’t have time to waste.

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The cost of staging a music festival: ‘We spent £30,000 on the waste’

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As you hike in through the gates of whichever festivals you attend this summer, you might survey the scene – a miniature city, centred around stages, with its own infrastructure – and imagine that the £170 or so that you and tens of thousands of others have paid is going to make quite a lot of people quite a lot of money. You’ll be paying for the bands, of course, but you’ll also be ensuring the promoter’s bank balance looks an awful lot healthier. Right? Hardly.

The economics of festivals are finely poised. These events wobble on a knife-edge between glorious success and ignominious bankruptcy, and looking at where the money goes is a sobering undertaking.

The first thing to remember is that a chunk of money has been taken from what you paid for your ticket even before the promoters and bands take their shares. There’s an automatic deduction of 20% in VAT, and 3% goes to PRS, which collects the money owed to songwriters for performances of their songs. That means the promoter is down by almost a quarter of their gross from ticket sales before they’ve so much as booked a band or installed a portable loo.

That miniature city (or, in the case of Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, Isle of Wight or T in the Park, not-so-miniature-city) doesn’t pay for and build itself, either. The promoter has to pay to hire the site, put up the fencing, build the stage, lay on water, electricity and waste management, sort out security – and more. “For a 10,000-capacity festival, your power will cost you between £60,000 and £100,000,” says Gareth Cooper, co-founder of Festival No 6. “We would spend up to £30,000 taking the waste away.”

And the bigger the audience, the greater those costs are. “At the Isle of Wight festival, between security and police, it costs £1m,” says John Giddings, the event’s head. He has to employ around 5,000 people to ensure he can lay on all the necessary amenities and a greenfield site isn’t imediately fit for a festival just because you’ve made it fine for campers and live entertainment. Giddings says he spent £250,000 building roads into the site’s car park. “Parking cars on grass,” he says with the weary voice of experience, “is not the best idea in the world.”

As Jon Drape, managing director of outdoor event production company Ground Control, puts it: “Most festival sites are, literally, green fields. There are no utilities there. There is very stringent legislation that festival organisers need to meet to stage a festival. A lot of the expenditure is around very unsexy items – sanitary provision, showers, toilets, waste management, power, site lighting. All those utilities need to be brought in.”

Even after you have made that investment, it can all disappear. This year’s T in the Park festival, running this weekend, has had to move to a new site at Strathallan Castle, having been forced out of its 18-year home in Balado owing to issues caused by an oil pipeline running under the site. “We are the fifth biggest town in Scotland when T in the Park is on, with all the issues that come with running a major town,” says festival director Geoff Ellis, who estimates the running costs over the years at £1m. Now he has to start from scratch on a new site and get it up to the standard it took nearly two decades to reach at its old location. And even then there is no guarantee he will get planning permission for T beyond the initial council-approved three years.

So you’ve splashed out all that money. How do you get it back? It’s not just from the ordinary punters who are paying no more than the ticket price and bringing their own tent. As with football, they might be the bedrock of the festival, but they also provide the atmosphere that turns a festival into an experience for those with more money to spend. Among them are a group that hardened festivalgoers despair of, but who bring in a load more money – the “glampers”. “[We] probably sell more boutique camping per head than any other festival,” says Bradley Thompson, festival director of Festival No 6. “It’s around 15% of people.”

There is a growing demand for it – glamping enclosures often have their own toilets and showers, and phone-charging tents – and festivals are mustard-keen to provide it. Chris Carey, CEO of Media Insight Consulting, spells it out in harsh fiscal terms. “Against the backdrop of a lot of festivals coming into the market, the big ones are doing a much better job of monetising people on site,” he explains. At Latitiude next weekend, you can get an Airstream caravan for between £2,150 and £2,750 – and a chunk of what you pay for your glamping goes back to the festival promoter.

Aligned to this is sponsorship. “Sponsorship is like a safety net that helps cover the cost of putting on the event,” Giddings says. But it is not just a case of taking the money and running. Sponsors want to be more directly involved, seeking to do “experiential marketing” on the site. Some festivals believe, if done right, this can improve the event for attendees. Others face bigger moral quandaries. “Finding ethical sponsors is never straightforward, so we have never relied on sponsorship,” explains Womad director Chris Smith. “If we were approached by a car manufacturer, it wouldn’t work for us at all. You have to make sure it’s the right motivation behind it.”

Others don’t have the luxury of saying “no” to sponsors – simply because they are too small to attract other offers. “We are interested in sponsorships, but one of our problems is our size,” says Marina Blake, director of the 1,000-capacity Brainchild, which takes place at Bentley Country Park in East Sussex this weekend. “But just reaching 1,000 people is not very exciting for a lot of sponsors.”

You’ve got your glampers and your sponsors. Now you need to work out how to get money from the caterers. Food and drink is a key way for festivals to recoup money, either by selling it themselves or bringing in external companies and charging them rent (or sometimes running on a profit split). Graeme Merifield, director of Wychwood, estimates that ticket sales only go to pay for 60% of running his festival. “The other 40% is made up from pitch fees from traders and caterers, sponsorship money and our bar profits as we run our own bars,” he says. “If we didn’t have any of those other incomes, then we wouldn’t be able to run a festival.”

Hardened festivalgoers despair of glampers who bring in a load more money for organisers.
Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Hugh Phillimore, festival director of Cornbury, suggests that he would charge a trader between £300 and £400 to have a stall at the festival. “You have to be careful,” he cautions, “that you don’t have too many as then none of them will do any business.” Get it right, though – enough stalls to cater for everyone without massive queues, offering good food and drink – and your food can become an attraction in itself.

Even if your overheads are skeletal, ever-present meteorological risk can be unforgiving. In the wet summer of 2012, a number of smaller festivals went out of business as the costs of addressing flooding or dealing with cancellations were beyond them financially. “When it rains, you have to pay a lot of extra money for straw to go on the mud,” Giddings says. “When the sun shines, you have to pay a lot of money to give away water for free.”

Cooper puts it more bluntly. “You plan for a year and it could all be washed away. That’s not a sensible business. It’s a reckless business.”

Inclement conditions can also affect “walk-up” sales (people buying a one-day pass on the day itself). Phillimore said that, in 2013, Cornbury sold 1,200 day tickets, but the year before, because of rain, it only sold 200 – equivalent to a shortfall of around £80,000. Not every festival can sell out in advance, so walk-ups can mean the difference between disaster and success.

Making the numbers add up is going to become incrementally more difficult as musicians steadily hike up their appearance fees, as a means of offsetting declining income from record sales. Some festivals see that as an inevitable byproduct of market forces while others are refusing to be washed along with such demands since their margins are already wafer thin. “Not only are artists demanding more money, they can command it with the sheer number of festivals out there,” says Drape. For many of the biggest events, it becomes a financial arms race as a handful of headline-level acts know they can play rival festivals off against each other to secure the highest fee possible.

The punters are the bedrock of the festival.
Merifield says Wychwood will not allow the romance of securing big names to overtake financial pragmatism. “We have an idea in our heads for how much we are going to spend on the headliner and, if people ask for more than that, then we just walk away,” he says. “Years ago we put on an act that cost us more than we had ever spent before, thinking it would have a golden effect. But it had no effect at all.”

It is a sobering thought this summer – as you prop up the organic cider stalls, pondering which stage to go to next – to remember you are standing in the middle of one of the highest-risk businesses in the world.

“If festival promoters were better business people, they wouldn’t be in festivals,” says Cooper.

So, why do it? The possibility of making a fortune coupled with the thrill of taking a massive patch of grass and magically transforming it into a mini city where, hopefully, tens of thousands of people will have the best three days of their summer, still holds plenty of appeal for some. While you are having fun, spare a thought for the organiser, sitting in their portable building and sweating over their spreadsheets.

An Assembly of – Co-Creators

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