John Podesta's Fingers
The hands of Skippy tell a tale
The background is taken from a Marina Abramovic ‘Spirit Cooking’ event in 1997.
Superficially it concerns a United Nations sustainability goal however the image can be decoded and linked to Alistair Crowley & Pizzagate.
John & Sprit Cooking
John & Tony were keen spirit cookers, as confirmed by an email from Abramovic to John Podesta:
From: Marina Abramovic Date: June 28, 2015 at 2:35:08 AM GMT+2 To: Tony Podesta Subject: Dinner Dear Tony, I am so looking forward to the Spirit Cooking dinner at my place. Do you think you will be able to let me know if your brother is joining? All my love, Marina
As has been discussed elsewhere, Spirit Cooking is a religious practice found in Alistair Crowley’s Thelema.
Decoding the Image
The numbers & images seem to relate to the Osiris myth. The Osiris story in ancient Egyptian mythology is featured in many esoteric traditions. The god Osiris, a primeval king of Egypt, is killed by his brother his brother Set.
Set cuts his brother into 14 pieces and scatters them through the land, much to the distress of Osiris’ sister, Isis. She finds 13 pieces, puts them together and is able to resurect Osiris. Unfortunately for Osiris, the missing piece of his body is his penis which is eaten by a fish.
The number 14 & picture of a fish are likely to be a reference to this story.
Scarred & Injured Fingers
One of Freemasonry’s most closely guarded secrets is The Hand of the Mysteries left. It has different names (and meanings) in other Esoteric traditions (such as Thelema) but the knowledge about what each finger means seems to be only orally recorded.
Each finger corresponds to a unique symbol as shown in the image left. The thumb has a crown, the index with a star, the middle finger with a sun, the ring finger with a lantern, and the pinky with a key.
Abramović’s art mentioned cutting deeply into this finger and Podesta has a plaster on this finger; it seems significant.
The corresponding symbol for this finger — a sun — is has many meanings depending on the esoteric tradition. In Freemasonry the the sun is absolute cosmic power and its center represents knowledge, glory and intuition.
This interpretation is from Albert Pike whose Morals on Dogma is itself questionable; other traditions has the middle finger as Saturn or fate.
Which hand has significance too: the right hand is the hand of dominance and control whereas the left represents weakness, subservience and death.