The message of the great smoking mirror is that of reflections. This suggests that all life form is a mirror and that we all came from the original source. If we all saw each other as a unique expression of ourselves then there would be no need for judgment or war. Then we could learn a better understanding of compassion and forgiveness. Accept the light and the shadow equally. Even the shadow side of yourself will lead you through trial and error and reveal the true image of your authentic self.