September 9, 2010 9 Comments
In the opening titles to Rubicon, we have a fascinating sequence of imagery which appears to be the kind of clues that the protagonist, Will Travers might see in his personal analysis. The plot of the show centers around Will’s becoming entangled in a deep conspiracy at the highest levels of government involved in a secret society. As readers of this and previous sites of mine know, predictive programming is something I have delved into, writing extensively on it, and interviewing other key researchers in the field.
Is it possible that Rubicon itself is telling us some things? Let’s look at the opening sequence.
In the last episode (7), Will discovered that the former head analyst’s desktop owl was bugged. The owl, of course, immediately makes a perceptive viewer think of Bohemian Grove and the so-called “Illuminati.” The network the Illuminists created, of course, uses the symbology of the Owl for its all-pervading gaze, as achieved through the high-tech surveillance state.
And it is precisely a high level conspiracy that Will uncovers in the show. But this sequence is interesting because it cuts from the owl scene to the opening credits, where we see the following imagery.
Rather than showing us the typical all-seeing eye on the dollar bill or the image of Washington, Lincoln is chosen instead. I suspect the reason for this could be that Lincoln was the first to overstep the ‘rubicon’ of the Constitution during the civil war and institute ‘martial law.’ We are, then, hearkening to Caesar’s crossing of the Rubicon to take over as head of the Empire, replacing the republic. Read more of this post