So I originally posted that the woman from Ascension for All was gracious about the plagiarism situation.
Scratch that. She was New Age about the situation.
She originally seemed concerned about the plagiarism and unauthorized use of my solstice article and said she would remedy the situation. But as the e-mails went on, it became clear she was not willing to admit that this was, in fact, a case of plagiarism (ie. that it was wrong to butcher my article without my consent and then send it out to a mass mailing list of people under Tyberonn's name).
She said she was "not aware of the newsletter practise at Tyberonn's site." The lack of interest in what the policies actually are from a woman who republishes from that newsletter is telling.
She used the usual passive aggressive New Age tactics involving avoidance and subtle digs covered in glossy "love and light-y" words.
She pointed out to me that, according to her guides, there was no such thing as original thought, anyway (ie. so since this means my article was not original, no biggie) and that it all comes from the "non-physical" to be shared freely amongst lobotomized New Agers like her (yeah, my term there, not hers).
I pointed out to her that no astrology chart is exactly like any other astrology chart in history and that it most certainly is my original work.
She then told me that my information was "clearly significant" at this time and told me she wanted to help me "get the word out."
Yeah. It really is significant. That's why you're trying to get me on board, you see. I don't need you. You need me and people like me who are doing something real and relevant, unlike you and your crew who are firmly entrenched in same-old, same-old New Age dogma handed down through the hierarchy since the 1800s.
As I've written before, the New Age pyramid scheme supports and furthers itself using stolen energy. It's running on fumes these days at tail-end Pisces. The ideology is staler than stale, and so that the mass followers don't get wise, it's willing to fold in energy from anyone who has some edge, some originality, or some legitimacy, including from people who oppose it to the core.
As is always the case, stating full-on clearly to both the woman from Ascension for All and the woman from Tyberonn's site: "I am a critic of New Age and ascension ideology. I oppose what you are doing and saying and should not be involved in any way, shape, or form" had no effect. They don't hear anything they don't want to hear.
Why would I want New Age people, who represent something that insults me and disgusts me to the core, using my words to prop up their hierarchical ascension paradigm?
No, I didn't think so.
The woman from Tyberonn's crew who pilfered the article in the first place also did not take responsibility. She glossed over the whole situation, claiming she combined information from a number of sources and merely forgot to credit me. (When she did send out a correction, she credited Willow's Astrology, which is not the name of my blog.)
This is not simply a situation where someone lifted some of my article and forgot to credit me. This is a case where she re-wrote large chunks of the article, added the New Age spin (either herself or from other sources that were not credited), and then sent it out as a newsletter, crediting Tyberonn as the author.
You have to ask: why is she writing a newsletter supposedly from this New Age channel Tyberonn using pilfered material in the first place?