The Magician, the Serpent and the X Question
Examining the esoteric significance of the letter X
Elon is such an enigma, I have to hand it to him, he has at least provided me with a lot of material to cover. He balances between being not like the other billionaire technocrats, to referencing occult symbology often enough to remind you that he can’t help being just like them. Need I remind you this mans profile pic was himself dressed as a warrior of Baphomet.
So Elon has rebranded Twitter under the X symbol. Maybe he just thinks the letter X is cool, like he’s still stuck in early 2000’s aesthetic. Or, hear me out, there is some esoteric significance to this. I mean that is what we are here for, isn’t it? So let’s look into this X symbolism.
In Kabbalah, the letter X is associated with Sefirot, the number 10, which is considered a powerful and transformative number. 10 is possibly the most significant number in the Zohar. It represents completion, wholeness, and the beginning of a new cycle. It is also seen as a symbol of the intersection between the material and the spiritual realms, the union of opposites, and the integration of the divine masculine and feminine energies.
The sefirot is also known as the Kabbalistic tree of life and in the sefirot are 10 emanations, or illuminations of God's infinite light as it manifests in creation. As revelations of the creator's will (רצון rɔṣon), the sefirot should not be understood as 10 different "gods", but rather as 10 different channels through which the one God reveals His will.
In later Jewish literature, the 10 sefirot refer either to the 10 “manifestations” of God; the 10 powers or faculties of the soul; or the 10 structural forces of nature.1
This would also seem to coincide with the letter X being associated with Samekh (S) in the Hebrew alphabet, which is the symbol of a serpent (or dragon) swallowing its own tail. In the occult teachings, S is the symbol of Ouroboros, representing the cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It is commonly depicted around the tree of life (sefirot). In the middle of the ourboros, the X intersects the cycle.
In esoteric symbology, the serpent always represents wisdom. The cycle represents eternal completion and perfection. So X is like a serpent shedding its own skin to prepare for its new life ahead. Symbolically, the skin represents the ego or the lower self that we need to get rid of to prepare for our “spiritual life”.
As a member of the Discord server pointed out, Zuckerberg’s Meta logo has an oddly similar resemblance to the ouroboros snake eating its own tail. Meta’s mission is to bring the world closer together and create the next evolution in technology by connecting people through the “metaverse”. This is symbolic of the merging of two “worlds”.
The Microsoft Visual Studio logo, Meta’s Boomerang, coincidentally taking on the same form of perfect infinite completion connected by an X in the middle. These tech companies can’t help but keep repackaging the same occult symbol.
The ourboros infinity symbol also appears in some NSA reverse engineering cyber security spook op.
The magician tarot card has an infinity symbol above his head and an ourboros belt. In occult studies, the magician is symbolic of power, potential, and the unification of the physical and spiritual worlds.
Now think about that in relation to Elon’s other companies and how they are all under the Xcorp umbrella. Here are the mission statements for each of his companies.
SpaceX’s mission statement “to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.”
Tesla’s mission is “accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.”
While Twitter doesn’t have as alarming of a mission statement as Elon’s other X companies, having them all under the umbrella of Xcorp and essentially serving each other in a greater push towards a transhumanist evolution, seems to be a more likely scenario. In the esoteric context, whether intentional or not, it is the X that is associated with rebirth, knowledge, completion and perfection, as he unites all his companies under this brand.
As many have pointed out, he has used this X brand since the PayPal days, he even tried to rebrand PayPal to X.com in 2000, the year of Y2K and AOL screen names full of X’s.
So maybe he just thinks X looks cool. Either way, the tech industry seems to have an X obsession but I’m sure thats all just a coincidence.
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Ginsburgh, Rabbi Yitzchak (2006). What You Need to Know about Kabbalah. Jerusalem: Gal Einai Institute.