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    swings its fury back and forth

    Hello everyone,

    I'd like to ask about the meaning of "swings its fury back and forth" in the following context:

    We are the caretakers of Gaia, each with an assignment—each with a key. It is our unity and voice that will bring our Earth back to Center, where the pendulum no longer swings its fury back and forth, holding us in the duality.


    Does "swings its fury back and forth" mean swings furiously/violently?

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    Re: swings its fury back and forth

    Not exactly; the pendulum is swinging inexorably - it just keeps going. The effects of the swinging are furious and violent. James Lovelock wrote - in his first Gaia book - about some big change in the history of life on Earth as being due to the arrival of 'a poisonous gas'. That gas was oxygen. (Don't know what that adds to the discussion, but it was very striking when I read it back in 1979!)

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    Re: swings its fury back and forth

    Thank you very much, BobK.
    Now I understand the meaning completely.

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