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13 Questions podcast

May 11, 2021

Michael Wann is an anomaly. Despite being raised in America’s most celebrated “planned community” (and large-scale social engineering experiment), he has been able to create an authentic and original expression of life.

Michael was born and raised in Columbia, MD. He graduated high school in 1990 and college in 1994, with a degree in finance. The first 20 years of his life were ho-hum normal, though there was always something strange just under the surface.

In his 20s, he worked in the emerging internet industry, for companies in the DC area that would build the foundation of cloud computing and 5G technology.

Shortly after the events of 9/11 (he lived less than 5 miles from the Pentegon), he spent 2 years working for an architect, where he learned how to think: the ability to balance imagination with practicality.

In 2005, he moved to Lancaster, PA and began work as a real estate development consultant, conducting market feasibility studies for large-scale developers. Here he learned to research.

During this time, he began his study into the way things work: conspiracy, hidden history, esotericism, magic, hypnosis, NLP, sacred geometry, syncromysticism, spy craft and energy.

In 2009 he began to create art. Since he couldn't paint, nor had any other training, he develop his own techniques. His "painting with paper" works were shown in many galleries and shows. Eventually his medium of choice moved to wood, and leather.

In 2011, he did a 10-day ayahuasca retreat in the Peruvian jungle. This was his only ayahuasca experience, but it had a profound and lasting impact.

From 2009 to 2012 he studied aikido and qi gong with a master teacher, who was one generation from Koichi Tohei. This experience made energy a tangible practice and put him in his body for the first time.

In 2013 he began a year long correspondence course with the School of Esoteric Studies, an offshoot of the Theosophical Society. Though it wasn't a longterm experience, it familiarized him with many concepts that are followed by the hands that guide society.

From 2010 to 2015 he took as many classes, in as many disciplines, as he could, focused upon magic and energy work. This includes western mystery schools, eastern meditation and energy techniques and Native American spirituality. He kept what worked and disregarded the rest.

With the exception of a college fraternity, Michael is member of NO secret societies and has made ZERO oaths or pledges to any group which he studied with.

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