December 12, 2014

Nightmares of End Times

Like probably a few Christians, I have been fascinated by, and speculated on, the prospect of being alive to see the Biblical End of the Age. 
It was when, back at the start of the 1990s, I joined the Seventh-Day Adventist Church that I really got serious with imagining End Times scenarios. As their title ‘Adventist’ implies, this cult has been anticipating the return or advent of Christ for over 150 years (since 1844, precisely) and their chief prophetess, E.G. White, wrote much speculation on this event. Her opus magnus, The Desire of Ages, purports to describe in some detail the events leading up to, and culminating in, the return of Jesus.

While Adventists know it’s useless to set dates and timelines for the End of the Age, they couldn’t resist expecting it to happen ‘imminently’ during the Great War (WW-1) and again at WW-2. Since those guesses obviously failed, they have gradually settled into the kind of state Jesus described in his parable of the Ten Virgins awaiting the wedding of their master. Just as so many small-a adventists have experienced ‘apocalyptic burn-out,’ the SDA Church seems to devote its energies to more mundane tasks than preaching the imminent end of the world.

The E.G. White book, not unexpectedly, envisions eschatology in a very denominational optic. Events unfold in an almost predictable fashion for those familiar with the canon of Biblical prophecy— i.e. the book of Daniel, Revelation, the Olivet discourse, etc.

Similarly, other denominations or schools of Christian belief, have their peculiar versions of the End Times. Notably, the ‘pre-tribulation’ Evangelicals have their vacuous ‘Rapture’ stories that would transport worthy, mostly American, Christians to heavenly refuge while the world is wracked by the worst turmoil in history.

However… what I (and perhaps a few others) see unfolding before our startled eyes bears NO resemblance whatsoever to the scenarios concocted by the leading lights of the various religious enclaves! From the extensive reading I’ve done, including Biblical research, none of the speculators foresees what is really happening on the ground.

While some apocalyptic literature may include or touch upon one or another of the elements below, here’s how the existing speculations FAIL.
1- the degree and extent of the satanic use of deception is pathetically underestimated or even ignored by most writers;
2- the degree to which the situation in the world is the exact inverse of the false illusion created by our governments and media is seriously missed by the pundits.
3- only the most astute researchers know that modern Israel is not the Israel of the OT; fewer still understand that today’s Israel is, in scriptural fact, the Beast of Rev 13!
4- only a few students of eschatology have discovered the awesome fact that the USA is a key player in eschatology— being the ‘last Babylon’ whose destruction is detailed in Rev 18!

Of course, the first two points go hand-in-hand. The illusions can only be fabricated by deception. The sad thing for the few contrarians to observe is how easily the masses have been duped into believing lies piled upon lies. As long as the popular mass media proclaim something to be so, the masses, by and large, accept it as true.

And this Age is characterized also by the abundance of irony at every turn! Our history books, while full of blatant bias and fallacies, still describe accurately the use of propaganda by the Nazis during the 1930s and 40s. The modern reader can identify propaganda when it is so labelled in retrospect. But to see it blanketing the news broadcasts daily is far beyond the abilities of a populace carefully conditioned from birth to believe the myth of Western sanctimony.

It pleases our superficial egos to believe that atrocities are committed by foreign fanatical enemies, certainly never by ‘us.’ Even blatant evidence to the contrary is conveniently white-washed into ‘necessary evil,’ as for recent example the release, finally (since anyone awake was already fully aware) of the Senate report on CIA torture. Surely the US will never more be able to lecture other countries about their human rights violations… not with a straight face.

Another notable example was the use of atomic bombs against civilian cites by the noble democracies in the defense of the good realm in WW2. Thus the irony of the USA invading and destroying other countries because they might possess ‘weapons of mass destruction’ is lost on many of the obedient drones of the glorious capitalist empire.

Examples of Western hypocrisy are abundant to say the least, and I will not belabor the point futher. Where it all leads is to a vastly different scenario than the one sustained by a homogenous and entirely compliant mass media. The typical ‘informed citizen’ must be prepared for a huge shock to the political and moral sensibilities when he/she is finally jolted wide awake by the terrifying truth that everything is the opposite of what we’ve been told.

You see, dear reader, the fact is that the Devil is not out there in the Arabian deserts motivating ‘Islamic extremists.’ Nor is he skulking about the Kremlin or in Beijing, nor in North Korea. No, the evil spirits are plainly carrying out their revolting plans in the halls of DC and Wall St., and in the City of London, and the EU HQ in Brussels, and so on!

A growing proportion of the Western population is beginning to catch on to the more egregious instances of abuses by their governments. Yet the majority still clings to the illusions so long engrained in our culture, that our ‘elected leaders’ and officials have only the best interests of the public at heart, and must be telling us the truth about matters internal and external to our borders.

Sadly, the truth is the opposite. Our governments thru-out the Western ‘alliance’ (i.e. the vassal states of the mighty USA) have been high-jacked by ideologues, psychopaths, and opportunists of the worst ilk, who mainly will do anything to further their personal fortunes and advance the demonic agenda of their hidden masters.

Jesus asked the rhetorical question ‘Will the Son of Man find faith when he returns?’ He could have equally enquired ‘will he find anyone who sees reality and knows the truth?’

Will Christians finally wake up and realize that it’s the supposed good guys who are really the bad guys, using the might and resources of the greatest power on Earth to implement the Satanic plan? Will Christians understand that the last ‘Antichrist’ may not be a swarthy man from some foreign back-water?

The way things are headed presently, I can foresee that when Christ returns he will be opposed by many ostensible Christians who will be convinced that he is the Devil! That’s how deluded much of the Western Christian world is today.

Christian delusion starts at the top. The divinity schools are turning out pastors and preachers who have been indoctrinated into a system, and who are dependent on that system for a living and a retirement. They will preach the established party-line, holding their nose if they should have a flash of clarity. Their sheep, by and large, will swallow the dogma in preference to putting in the effort to read scripture for themselves and having to think.

Going back to the beginning premise, I have not the slightest doubt that we are living in the last days of this world as we know it, of this Age or aeon. It’s clear from scripture that God likes to really load the game against Himself so that He can demonstrate in the end that only He, the Creator of All, could possibly manage to win against all the stacked odds.

Nonetheless… it still amazes me how insanely inverted is the grand scenario that now exists in this world immediately prior to Christ’s return to set all things right. We’ve got…
- Christians almost totally confused and ineffective in understanding who are on either the side of good or the side of evil;
- the secular (atheist) world knowing that things aren’t right, but looking for political or psychological solutions… and most fully turned off all religion;
- the elitist, Zionist banksters (aka Illuminati) who are the agents of Satan, getting ever more flagrant in their final moves to take full control of the planet and complete Satan’s plan of total destruction… yet completely disbelieved by the same masses they toy with;
- while the masses in the Western world (esp. USA) blissfully zone out on mindless entertainment— when not running on their treadmill jobs— they have no idea how their leaders and media are pushing the world towards a 3rd global conflict between nuclear-armed powers;
- growing presence of ‘alien’ (aka extraterrestrial) phenomena world-wide, as if flirting with humanity and preparing us for something— the ‘grand deception’ perhaps?
- increasing celestial and planetary perturbations (weather weirdness, sinkholes, fireballs, sonic booms, mass animal deaths, earthquakes, volcanoes, etc. etc.!) that are plainly obvious, yet no ‘scientists’ are able to connect the dots… and that most people just ignore, unless it lands on them.

And so it goes! Skeptics ask for ‘signs,’ while the signs are practically falling on their stupefied heads! There are none so blind as those who won’t see. The masses just want to pretend that life will always be as it always has been, never mind that even that stability never existed more than a few years running.

So, here we go: destined to plunge into the final moments of the last days… in almost total ignorance and innocence. One cult thinks they’ll just be whisked away and miss it all; another thinks that we’re going to jump to a new level of consciousness; and most just don’t have a clue that it’s the final countdown. Beam me up, Scotty; there’s no intelligent life down here! If only.

December 9, 2014

Religion: Serious Business

With a title like that, readers would expect another expose' on the murky world of religion as a business. There are other writers who've gone there and done that.
No, my take on the subject of religion is how serious it all is. As in lack of humor. In fact, it appears that religion and humor are considered as antithetical opposites, by many people.

The idea for this essay started when I was in a particularly reflective mood (serious, you might say) and had this insight that many of the people I know are similarly afflicted with an underdeveloped sense of humor. Why should that be?, I mused. Looking at my own family background, it was obvious that my parents tended to be very serious, responding to most domestic crises with outbursts of pandemonium rather than humor. The very thought of laughing at mistakes was quite unthinkable.

Why, tho, should they have been like that? was the more puzzling question. While there are several possible reasons, one stood out as most likely, when I looked around at the more serious folks in my purview. The common factor is that most of the serious types grew up in 'religious homes.' Homes where the parents were members of a religious society, a church, or temple.

Currently, there's a television series following a group of young people who've decided to leave their Amish community (one left a Mennonite colony). Unlike most young people, what one notices about these refugees is their general seriousness. Sure, they can still laugh-- but only a little, compared to their typical, worldly peers. And taking this extreme example, it's pretty clear why they are serious. You see how their parents, their elders and church leaders criticize and shun them for their normal attempts to want to see more of the 'real world.' You see how those good church folk pride themselves on maintaining a poker face in all circumstances. You see how they regard any display of levity as sinful indulgence of the flesh.

The Amish and similar cloistered religious enclaves serve to exemplify how the mind that is conditioned by ultra-orthodox or fundamentalist thinking cannot accommodate humor. As in so many other ways, these religious prigs cut themselves off from the harmless, even beneficial aspects of  human society. For certainly, humor has been found to be related to better emotional states, improved health, and superior coping with difficulties.

Even the Bible states (Prov 15:1): 'A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.' A gentle answer doesn't have to be humorous, necessarily; but a humorous answer is most likely gentle.

The major religions seem convinced that God is a humorless taskmaster, demanding perfection from fallible humans, and expecting elders and leaders to uphold only the strictest standards, in all seriousness, too. So, even for those souls who find their way to escape the figurative prisons of religion, the legacy of seriousness persists in their lives. As the saying goes: you can take the boy/girl out of religion, but you can't take the religion out of the boy/girl.

Now in my 'latter years,' I'm trying to find humor where I can, which is mostly in the little, everyday things. The big picture of the world in these apocalyptic years is much too serious to merit genuine laughter. But whenever possible, we should all try to resort to humor before getting our blood pressure soaring.

PS. I was going to try and write this as a funny story… but it's too serious to deal with that way!

October 20, 2014

No More Heroes!


The recent announcement of the young woman, Malala Yousefzai, as the 2014 recipient (jointly) of the Nobel Peace Prize, underscores several things about the state of the world. For those of us who didn't pay much attention to Nobel prize winners, in various categories, over the years, the awarding of the Peace Prize to Barack Obama was a shock. It indicated conclusively that even the Nobel committees are under the control of the Rothschild international banker Zionist elite who control virtually every other institution in the Western world and beyond.

So the awarding, this year, of the prize to Ms. Yousefzai has to be viewed with considerable suspicion. In fact, the whole story of her brave defiance of fundamentalist fanatics in Pakistan, her amazing recovery in Britain from gunshot wounds, and her subsequent elevation to poster-child stardom are all highly suspicious. It's a made-for-Hollywood script, one that the average person immediately wants to believe.

I, too, would like to believe this tale of bravery, etc.; but sadly, I cannot. Back when Malala started her new career as figurehead for female education and women's rights, perceptive observers were asking questions. Like, why does she make no mention of illegal US drone strikes in Pakistan that have killed far more children than the fundamentalists? She seems to stay well within the confines of a prescribed text in her public pronouncements. And in return, she gets the adulation and perks familiar now to all rock-stars.

And that's how I know she's got to be fake. Because no-one, anymore, gets to be a hero strutting and fretting on the world stage, except with the express benediction of those hidden Powers that Be who control everything that we are allowed to know. It's well known how the uber-stars of the entertainment world, who rise from childhood to demi-gods almost overnight, are those who have sold their souls to the industry demons. The list of such 'phenoms' is long and sad, and includes also the too-early deaths of several who tried to escape the clutches of their deal with the devil.

Clearly, the same web of control of public heroes now extends to all spheres. You can't get elected to a political office (of any import) without the approval of the illuminated ones. You can't create a multi-billion-dollar business unless the hidden powers grant their backing. You can't remain a Hollywood icon unless you play ball with those mysterious moguls. You don't write a 'best-seller' unless it contributes in some way to the hidden agenda.

In every arena of public life, only those people who give their allegiance to the Illuminati (as a one-word descriptor of these manipulators) have access to the media spotlight. Since they own and control the major media, and since most people base their views on what they see and hear in those media, then the Illuminati create reality for the vast majority.

If the UN and the 'global community' should start pointing fingers at Israel's atrocious abuses of the Palestinians and continued illegal settlements, well then the mainstream media simply create some new flim-flam story to run in all the franchises, and presto! they've diverted the attention of the harried masses, and the atrocities continue uninterrupted.

That's it, folks-- sorry to inform you, but there are no more genuine heroes; only fictitious heroes created and promoted by the people who create your world, and whom you've never heard of. They are the ones who exalted Albert Einstein to scientific sainthood; who trashed the life and reputation of Nicola Tesla, while making his nemesis, Thomas Edison, into the great American folk hero. That's how they fabricate history, using their economic and many other levers, like some kind of arrogant demi-gods. That's life in the artificial reality of the 21st century Matrix.

October 13, 2014

La Forza del Destino


The power of destiny-- does it exist, and if so, does it really determine our 'life track?' 
These are questions I've wrestled with over a lifetime. I've turned them over in my mind, read theories from Western and Eastern traditions... and not surprisingly, still have no definitive answers. There are times and events when it seems obvious that they were destined. Other times, it seems that we live in a random, chaotic world.

Just last week (as I write) an incident occurred in my life that strongly suggests the power of destiny at work. On advice from reviewers, my wife and I had gone early to queue for lunch at a popular restaurant. While standing outside the door, my wife made a little remark to a gentleman who had arrived and parked in front. He replied, and in friendly fashion continued conversing with her, then both of us. To cut to the core, we had lunch with our new friend, who then invited us to his house for tea. As it turned out, we spent several hours there, engaged in very fascinating conversation.

Arlen (as a pseudonym) outlined his life story, how he had been married twice, and both wives passed away, the second only a few months previously. He seemed to sense that he could open up to us about curious predictions that had been made early in his life, and how they uncannily transpired. He asked us if we believe in destiny, after showing us that it certainly appeared to be a determining factor in his life (he is now in his mid-70's).

Certainly, Arlen's experiences were quite persuasive, and it made me recall incidents in my own life where destiny seemed an undeniable factor. At the same time, I can see the trap that skeptics of destiny want to avoid, i.e. that if everything is destined then we really don't have free will. And I do believe we have free will... or at least a certain degree. Yet, I can't deny the apparent influence of destiny as I observe the patterns of my life and that of the people around me.

My judgement is that our lives are a blend of destiny and personal decisions exercised under free will. The grand outlines of our lives are cast by whatever force it is that determines destiny. Some, mainly astrologers, say it's the 'stars' (planets, etc.). Others say it's genetic inheritance, or even evolution. It's really not clear, altho the attribution to astrology is quite credible when one is fully aware of the cyclical patterns of events, both in individuals and in societies.

Free Will

A further problem is the nature of 'free will.' How free is our will, really? We are convinced that we've made an independent decision, and yet... when you start considering the circumscribing influences-- circumstances of birth, socio-economic status, ethnicity, religion, and on it goes-- you reach a point where the 'wiggle room' for an independent decision is mighty restricted! So, we think we have free will when we make a judgement or a choice; but too often, a savvy observer knowing a few details of our background would be able to predict our decision with high accuracy.

Fate

Then there's the question of fate vs destiny. Dictionaries regard the two words as synonyms, but some people, such as the ancient Sumerians, make an interesting distinction. For them, destiny covers the inevitable, major track of one's life-- time and place of birth, heritage, milestone events, perhaps even conditions of death, and so on. Fate, while related, refers to those smaller details of one's life in which we may exercise our free choice... within the confines of destiny. Fate may give us a chance to break out of a negative pattern, IF we somehow overcome the influences and habits that characterized our previous behavior in similar circumstances.

Here's what Sumerian scholar, Zechariah Sitchin, had to say on the subject. "In the biblical realm, it was Yahweh who controlled Destinies and Fates, but while the former was predetermined and unalterable, the latter could be affected by human decisions.[...] Because of the former powers, the course of future events could be foretold years, centuries and even millennia earlier. [i.e. Destiny being inevitable could be predicted.]

"....But when it came to Fates, the free will and free choice of people and nations could come and did come into play. Unlike destinies, Fates could be changed and punishments could be averted if righteousness replaced sin, if piety replaced profanity, if justice prevailed over injustice. 'It is not the death of the evildoer that I seek, but that the wicked shall turn from his ways and live.' The Lord God told the Prophet Ezekiel (33:11).”

Karma

Additionally, we have to address the issue of karma. While the original, Hindu concept of the term may be quite complex, and require diligent study to understand, a simpler understanding is that it refers to the 'law of cause and effect in the spiritual realm.' The Bible states 'As you sow, so also shall you reap.' It's like the golden rule in action; or as people say these days, 'what goes around, comes around.'

In the Hindu paradigm, karma is a primary feature of reincarnation-- the cycles of recurring lives of each soul-- which is a cornerstone of their belief. The doctrine of karma clearly rests on the working of fate; your reward or punishment is an outcome of your reaction to a given 'test' in this life.

The whole picture can get cloudy when we try to comprehend how destiny, fate, and karma all inter-relate and function to create your life reality! If you don't believe in reincarnation, then you will probably discard the notion of karma, unless you interpret the word as referring to the consequences of our choices. I don't want to attempt to unravel that one; it's up to each of us to contemplate and reach our own conclusions.

Coincidence

Another factor that can be included in this essay is what psychologist Carl Jung called synchronicity, and most of us refer to as coincidence. Was it a mere coincidence that I met Arlen and soon got into a discussion on destiny? Or was it destiny? The fact is that the word coincidence explains nothing; it merely describes an occurrence that has no other obvious rationale. Yet for too many people, invoking the word coincidence seems to satisfy the bewilderment that lurks below the surface.

When destiny exercises its power in our lives, and we can find no 'reasonable' explanation, then we call it coincidence... and carry on with our lives. Jung believed that our subconscious somehow interacts with the 'universe' or the 'collective unconscious,' to arrange these synchronous events that are otherwise inexplicable.

But in the big picture, are coincidences actually destined? Again, I don't know the answer, but have my suspicions based on experience and study. Perhaps the 'big coincidences' in our lives (e.g. meeting our spouse, getting a particular job, etc.) are the products of destiny, whereas the small coincidences (e.g. hearing a song that highlights a word you just saw on a bill-board) are classic synchronicities as understood by Jung.

Conclusions

The subject of destiny has fascinated poets, playwrights, librettists, and others over the ages. They have composed poems, plays, operas, and stories involving the power of destiny in the lives of people great and small. Yet, it is a subject that will defy absolute comprehension until we pass on to a higher realm of existence.

My own gut feeling is that celestial forces exerted in the heavens place their combined imprint on our life, defining the major events from birth to death. Within those milestone markers, we have the opportunity to deploy our will and intellect (such as they are, as a result of destiny) in making the decisions, both mundane and critical, that humans are faced with. Those decisions may be provoked by previous choices and induce results that can be positive to our spiritual growth, or damaging. We can often detect the unfolding of destiny in coincidences that shape the broad directions of our life.


My belief system recognizes God, The Creator, as the ultimate origin of existence. It is God who established the rules of the universe, and the forces that I refer to in this essay. We call them by those various words, but without understanding the mechanisms involved, those words are merely descriptive of the phenomena. God gives each soul a mission, if you will, which is defined by destiny. And, we are free moral agents in terms of how we operate within the parameters of that assignment.

Final note: there are certain individuals who are destined to have the faculty to perceive future events in the lives of other people. How they do this is beyond our rational understanding. Regardless of what surface factor they claim to employ (e.g. astrology, palmistry, crystal balls, tarot cards, etc.) they all seem to simply intuit information from another dimension. Perhaps they are 'reading' the milestones of destiny in the subject's life. In any case, it's a truly fascinating topic to contemplate or to discuss. Maybe I was destined to write this essay... who knows for sure?


September 27, 2014

Layers of Reality


Most people assume that the world they perceive is the 'real world,' the true state of existence. Yet this view is woefully inadequate, as politicians cynically acknowledge with the remark that 'perception is reality.' In other words, appearances create what people think is reality.
In this world of the 21st century, the creation of artificial reality is far deeper than the mere generation of computer simulations. Software like Photoshop can be used to aid the more elaborate fabrication of broad social consensus, but is only a recent addition to the arsenal of techniques used to shape perceptions.

This is what I'm talking about-- the moulding of public beliefs by means of a variety of techniques and subterfuges. Those in positions of power have always used language and duplicity to try to sway public opinion. In the late 19th century Freud introduced the purported scientific approach to the study of human psychology, and his nephew, Edward Bernays, took the new science to the next level with his study into the power of mass persuasion-- what we call propaganda, and the corporate/government world calls 'public relations.'

Propaganda needs a vehicle, a means of propagating thru a population, and that means is the modern, mass-communications media, usually referred to simply as the media. The great masses of people are immersed in a totally artificial bubble of manufactured reality. It is fabricated by means of the media; and the various players that comprise the mainstream media ('msm') are all under the control of the same oligarchy. Hence, all emissions from the msm present a message that is homogenous and aimed at achieving specific goals. Those goals are to destroy our traditional beliefs and values while replacing them with new ones of their design.

Altho most people can't imagine it, the education system plays a essential role in the construction of the matrix of illusion that constitutes 'consensus reality' for the vast masses. All the while we are being taught basic cognitive skills such as reading and math, we are simultaneously learning other, less helpful lessons, quite unconsciously. Our schools condition our minds to defer to the authority of hierarchical structures, and of designated 'experts' whose 'knowledge' takes precedence over our common sense. Only prescribed text books can be used in schools, and those books are written, edited, and approved by the experts. You have only to compare today's text books in any subject with their counterparts from 40 years ago to see how the modern versions are made to confuse students and frustrate teachers.

By the time young adults graduate, they have absorbed the version of reality created by the control matrix. Otherwise they 'fail' (as we say) and become misfits of some sort. It is well known that once we learn something, it is very difficult to later learn anything new since new learning requires 'unlearning' the previous 'truth.' What we really mean is that we hate to abandon an outmoded notion, perhaps because of the mental and emotional investment involved in acquiring information.

When a particular paradigm is being reinforced day-in and day-out, it is small wonder that the majority of the populace simply accept it as true regardless of how dubious are its premises. This, despite the supposed lesson from Nazi Germany that 'if you repeat a lie often enough, most people will come to believe it, no matter how implausible it is.' So it is, that the American public can be persuaded into accepting, even supporting all manner of illogical and self-damaging attitudes and policies foisted on them by their over-lords.

Among the falsehoods imposed on, and absorbed by the public are things like the conviction that they live in a democracy, that they have freedom of expression, that the media are independent and broadcast mostly true stories, that certain nations are their friends and others their enemies, that they are in constant danger of attacks by 'terrorists,' for which reason they must surrender basic rights in order to gain 'security' from their government.

You can find long lists of such erroneous beliefs if you do a bit of searching on the Internet, tho most people seem more interested in searching for celebrity gossip and updating their Facebook page. Yet thanks to the Internet, many individuals are becoming more aware of the fact that the news from the msm cannot be believed, and are turning to alternative sources for learning about the world.

This turning away from the Ministry of Propaganda is good, but it comes with new problems. Since there are so many different voices in the 'alternative media,' people can end up simply finding one that aligns with their own preconceptions. At that point, you can see that such people have raised their awareness to a certain extent, yet they cannot learn the true state of the world by adopting another still monocular outlook. Americans are especially prone to falling into this trap, so entrenched are they in the 'binary politics' of left vs right.

Other persons may raise their views above this kind of 'biased independence' by surveying a wider range of websites, and thereby move to a higher layer of reality. Even at this level you find proponents of very narrow opinions on the underlying basis of reality. For example, they might insist that the power behind the obvious conspiracy is the Vatican, or the Jesuits, or a variety of other well-known culprits. Again, I would argue that while they may be more sophisticated in their paradigm than the unawake masses, they are still hampered by a limited, doctrinaire vision.

Hence I write of layers of reality, each layer observed by successively fewer individuals, and offering a more accurate version of the true state of affairs. In that structure, the perception hierarchy resembles in a kind of mirror fashion the occult pyramid flashed in our very faces on the back of the US dollar bill.

Because there's a definite spiritual dimension to the occult paradigm, secular (atheist) observers can never grasp the whole, true picture, which is, to cut to the chase, that the cap-stone of the occult pyramid represents none other than the Great Deceiver himself, Satan. He is quite satisfied that he has convinced millions of 'humanists' that he doesn't exist!

Meanwhile, Christians, whom you would expect would have an advantage, likewise fail to see the true picture of reality. Yes, they may know that Satan is the 'capo-stone' of the whole criminal enterprise, but they are confused about the layers of 'middle management,' the agents who execute his orders. This is not a trivial ignorance; it's so bad that legions of misguided 'Christians' are actually aiding and abetting the one they call their mortal enemy!

That's a matter for another essay, but suffice to say that in blindly following unscrupulous preachers, many Christians are part of the control matrix that is driving humanity to self-extinction. Truth is related to spirituality, to which 'religion' is regrettably a barrier.

Does anyone, then, see the world as it truly is? Jesus said 'I am the way, the truth, and the life;' only one with Christ-consciousness can see ultimate reality-- the true world state. Yet the more spiritually conscious one is, the more that person perceives the true world.

So there it is, ladies and gentlemen-- layer upon layer of 'reality' as it appears to the observers, in proportion to the sophistication of their world view. Which layer do you inhabit? And how comfortable are you in that level of falsity? And finally, what are you going to do about it?

July 24, 2014

Black Days in July, 2014

Stupefaction. That's what I feel as I see/hear reporting from the mainstream media on the 'situation' in Gaza. As they've done for decades, the miserable 'msm' continues to characterize the massacre in Gaza as a 'war.' This is like calling rape 'sexual contact.'

War takes place between opposing armies. The Palestinians have no air force, no navy, no army, and no heavy weapons of any kind. Israel has all four of those appurtenances of war. How in bloody hell can anyone call this a war? What the Israeli military is doing in Gaza is genocide, ethnic cleansing, murder.

For heaven's sake, even a half-awake, adult televiewer should be capable of simple math. Take a look at the flipping casualty numbers, even as reported by the biased msm. For every Israeli killed (and they're up to about 20 total, as I write) there are 40 Palestinians. (It's far worse in the case of injured numbers, but I don't have the figures at this time.)

And the dumbstruck masses in the comfortable, Western world swallow this verbal mesmerizing with nary a twinge of cognitive dissonance. In the next breath, msm 'news broadcasters' are telling us about the airliner crash in Ukraine, and how horrible it is that young children had to perish in that deliberate act of violence against innocent civilians. Hello! How's that again?

Are those news-readers so utterly brain-dead? They just read out that over 800 Palestinians have been killed by the Israelis, and most of the victims were women and children, and non-soldiers. Yet it's just a statistic; there are never any tears available for Palestinian civilians, no matter how young they are. Only politically-correct, 'Western' people and Israelis are worthy of sympathy.

For you younger readers, it's always been that way in the msm, particularly in America. In the Middle East, if you're an Arab you're under blanket suspicion of being a terrorist. If you're a Palestinian Arab, then, case-closed, you ARE a terrorist by definition, regardless of age and gender.

The last time Israel pursued this same, senseless slaughter, the world waited until over 1100 Palestinians had been massacred before exerting enough pressure on the criminal Israeli government that they finally stopped the madness. How many more helpless people have to die this time before, once again, the bully is finally dragged away from his murderous sport?   

July 22, 2014

Which Group Are You In?


Presently, there are basically three types of people inhabiting the moral landscape of this age. 
First, predictably, are those who don't know what's going on in the world, and don't care. They are often proud of their ignorance. 'Why should I care?' they hurl at anyone who would hint at their lack of awareness of anything beyond their tightly corralled world. Sad to say, it seems that this group is always the largest segment of most populations.

At the other end of the spectrum, we have the small group that really knows, to a relatively large extent, what is going on in the wider world. Perforce, they know that our situation is precarious with respect to the environment, the food and energy supply system, the leveraging of security concerns to remove our basic freedoms, the shaky economy, the real possibility of global war, and so on. This group is always the smallest because it requires not only perception of current events, but the stomach to look at, and accept, certain facts that are undeniably bleak. The majority just don't have that kind of fortitude.

In the middle are those who have just enough information to be dangerous. Oh, they pride themselves on being well informed, and will happily bestow on you the pearls of their opinions. The big problem is that these people have no perception, no insight, no real clue how things really work. What they do, essentially, is what we were all taught in school-- to learn what 'the experts' tell us is true, and then regurgitate it on demand. This group watches the tri-literal, mainstream news, and maybe even the 'talking head' discussion shows... and they then think they know everything.

That group of pseudo-pundits is dangerous because of their self-delusions. Thinking they are wise, they don't bother to look beyond the facades, the obvious, the lies told to them by their trusted sources. Thus, they can never have the truth on anything, merely the illusions supplied by the Matrix.

These are the 'Christians' who know they must support Israel, no matter how many innocent civilians her troops murder under their flimsy, self-serving platitudes. These are the atheists who know that life just sprang from muck and then evolved to humanity. These are the fear-filled sheep who will accept any indignity and surrender of freedom if they receive the empty promise of security in exchange.

The lesson was brought home to me (again) recently when I received an unexpected 'talking to' by e-mail from a distant relative. Having seen something that incensed his political sensibilities on my Facebook wall, he felt righteously indignant enough to deliver a lengthy diatribe to set me straight. Of course, the missive was simply a re-hash of the propaganda we get daily from the national news channels. As I hit the delete key with a groan, it hit me that this kind of hollow excretion that the masses regard as knowledge is probably typical of a whole class of modern fool.

Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions. Proverbs 18:2

There are none so enslaved as those who think they are free when they are not. Goethe

July 12, 2014

The Game of Life


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As the self-aware, cognitive life-form on this planet, homo sapiens is inclined to ponder certain transcendental questions such as 'Why are we here?'
 For perhaps most individuals this question rarely pricks their consciousness, as we seem to prefer not to wrestle with such imponderables. Besides, there are numerous, pre-packaged solutions to these questions, gleefully offered by various religions of all persuasions, or philosophies, or even 'rationalist' schools. The fact that the answers from these purveyors of intangible snake-oil span a huge range of possibilities does not bother the adherents of any particular example. So, you will bear with me, surely, as I take another plunge into these speculative waters.

Having survived several decades to date, I have attained some hard-won understanding of human life and what it's all about. True believers of any faith generally think that we exist as God's creations and are here to live out our lives according to strict instructions imparted thru holy writ (of whatever stripe). The non-religious seem to accept the idea that human life is essentially a random event and we might as well live in accord with man-reasoned tenets of good behavior, for the good of all.

My experience keeps reinforcing the view that we are, in fact, God's creatures; but we are engaged in a cosmic contest-- a game, if you will-- of which we are not even aware as we dumbly sleepwalk thru our days. The first objective of the game, therefore, is to discover it exists!

The goal of the game of life is to wake up! Smell the coffee of reality, and stop living in the dream world. 'What is the dream world?', you ask, still thinking that, while others may be asleep, you are surely wide awake. Unless and until you are fully cognizant that our collective reality is a total illusion, my friend, you are still asleep, metaphorically speaking.

Yes, pauve lecteur, all that you think you know about this world is mostly lies! About the only things you can count on are the clear revelations of common sense. Things like the force of gravity, the value of exercise, the danger of deep water, etc. That's why so much effort is expended in killing our common sense. Learned men and women are awarded 'doctorates' and appear on TV as 'experts' to convince us of all manner of nonsense that contradicts our common sense. They are immensely successful thanks to the power of persuasion exercised by the mass media.

Recently, certain pundits have been propounding the notion that we create our own reality thru the power of our thoughts. That's not what I'm talking about. That theory, carried to its logical extent, would lead to chaos. What I refer to is the world of deception fabricated by forces inimical to human life, whose ultimate aim is the destruction of humankind.

You don't believe me, yet the evidence is all around us. You are still clinging to the comfort of the illusion by which you've lived your whole life. To let go of it by opening your spiritual eyes is akin, you fear, to jumping out of a boat in darkness. You can never win the game with that mind-set.

Why should you bother with this stupid game, anyway? Because if you don't, you are vulnerable to every kind of manipulation as you operate by the delusions of the Matrix. Moreover, you risk losing the prize of infinite value, which is genuine and eternal life in a world beyond our ability to grasp.

What is the nature of that illusory world? The lies and illusions are so deep and ensconced in our society that it would take a separate essay to begin to describe them. Here I am providing merely a brief survey to shake you up, attempting to wake you from the lethargy of consensus reality. Waking up means growing up. You have to forego the spoon-fed reality served up by the media, the opinion-shapers, the talking heads, the rabid radio pundits, the professors, the PR spokespersons. You have to (gulp!) do some homework.

The fabricated reality, like Trueman's show (the movie) pretends that the world is basically sunny-- a well-ordered society that is occasionally punctuated by wars, and other 'temporary problems.' It portrays a world where our (Western) governments are basically sound, and worthy. Even if politicians are self-serving, the system is able to tolerate such things, because the electoral process will restore order. Democracy prevails. So we are assured.

We are also told that capitalism is the greatest economic system to be found; the natural order of economics. We are not told how, left unregulated, capitalism will enslave us to its insatiable greed. We are raised to take it for granted that money as debt is the normal order. Never do we question why banks are allowed to take our money and lend it out-- over and over, in effect many times more than its real value.

People speak proudly of how we enjoy freedom in the West because we get to elect our over-lords every few years. Big deal! Does no one think about how those officials got to be elected? Or how they govern, once installed in office? Or why governments shroud themselves with walls of secrecy in our 'democratic' society?

If the sheeple would open their eyes they'd begin to notice that their world is hardly as secure and well-ordered as those Powers that Be want them to believe! The Fukushima nuclear disaster is spreading harmful radioactive particles across the Pacific via oceanic and atmospheric currents. Like tobacco smoke, it may not kill us in days, but it can cause premature death, or later cancers, and damage our DNA.

Those endless wars in the far-away Middle-East, and now Ukraine, are entirely pointless, useless, immoral, illegal transgressions based completely on egregious lies. A dozen or more years of 'the War on Terror,' has done absolutely nothing to make us safe from terrorism. The only aim was to create chaos... while a few capitalist entities and their owners make enormous profits.

Okay, some of you think you must be awake because you 'know' that these wars are really about securing petroleum resources and delivery routes. Some others, church-goers, think that it's all about what happens to poor little Israel, that outpost of democracy surrounded by all those nasty moos-lims. Whatever your monoscopic viewpoint, you still think we can elect some new officials and they'll do what we want them to, and clean up the messes.

Look; let me spell it out. This world is a huge scam; it's a racket run by the worst racketeers you could ever imagine. Our world is now run by gangsters in Armani suits, educated in ivy-league schools, cynically knowing how to subvert the system to their own gain... and our profound loss. Evil forces have been scheming for long ages to subjugate all peoples to the iron grip of a miniscule, psychotic cadre of elitists who regard it as their 'right' to assume absolute control regardless of how many innocents have to be murdered on the way.

There is no Tooth Fairy, dear readers. There is no democracy in any real sense. The new natural order of things is chaos. That's the much-balleyhooed 'New World Order! 'Ordo ab chao;' they fling it right in our faces on every US green-back. And the majority never notice, as long as they can still exchange it for more consumer stuff.

Don't you see? Everything you see/hear on the mass media is fabricated for your viewing pleasure. It's not meant to inform you. The politicians use maudlin patriotism to stir your fluttering heart, while by-passing your numbed brain. Scientists will publish anything to save their funding and their jobs.

The PTB want you to believe that humans are nothing more than the current high-point of impossible evolution that started from slime. They want you to accept unthinkingly that the only ethic is 'survival of the fittest,' (and even that, they misinterpret from Darwin's intention). They want you to embrace noble, 'liberal' and 'tolerant' ideals so that you defend and promote their homosexual agenda. And, you should be ready to welcome immigrants from anywhere... except when they come from Muslim or 'socialist' countries.

You'll know you've finally awakened when you utter something like 'Oh my God; it looks as if everything I believe is really a full or partial lie!' Yes, when you start to realize that the whole intellectual infrastructure of the Western world is based on deception-- then you can claim your reward. You've won the game of life!

What is the prize? Remember the old saying, virtue is its own reward? Similarly, consciousness is also its own reward. And it's not to be denigrated. You will see that knowing when you are being played, and being able, therefore, to see their stratagems is valuable. This insight is what gives you true freedom, because then your choices are based on reality, not on illusion. Then your outcomes are predictable and reliable, not phantasms based on psychological tricks, subject to rude awakenings.

Now that you've gained 'level-1' of the game of life, you're qualified and able to use that position to open other prison doors that hedge your life. If politics is an illusion, if economics is an illusion, and education, and so on, then so is science, to a great extent. Don't stop peeking behind the curtains of any branch of knowledge, thinking it must be solid and dependable. Keep searching. Seek, knock, ask. “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” (Matthew 7:7)

April 20, 2014

Gog and Magog- Surprise Identity!


This analysis considers the enigmatic references to 'Gog' and 'Magog' in the Bible. Who or what are they? Few commentators have much of value to say about them, instead just repeating the interpretation that seems to have obtained the blessing of the nameless experts-- which is that Gog and Magog must refer to Russia. Said experts are obviously of Western outlook, basing their judgement more on chauvinism than on solid evidence.

Rather than simply swallowing the 'common wisdom' (or lack thereof) let us search the scriptures. Using mostly the scriptures themselves, and aided by inferred history, my conclusions differ radically from the conventional dogma (which shouldn't surprise anyone who's been reading my Bible studies!) Here's what I discovered.

First, let's look at all the passages where either Gog or Magog is mentioned.
> Genesis 10:[1] Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and to them were sons born after the flood. [2] The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. [3] And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. …

> Ezekiel 38:[1] And the word of the Lord came to me saying, [2]“Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him [3] and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal. [...]
[22] With pestilence and with blood I will enter into judgement with him; and I will rain on him and on his troops, and on the many peoples who are with him, a torrential rain, with hailstones, fire and brimstone. [23] I will magnify Myself, sanctify Myself, and make Myself known in the sight of many nations; and they will know that I am the Lord.

> Ezek 39:[1] And you, son of man, prophesy against Gog and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal; [2] and I will turn you around, drive you on, take you up from the remotest parts of the north and bring you against the mountains of Israel. [3] I will strike your bow from your left hand and dash down your arrows from your right hand. [4] You will fall on the mountains of Israel, you and all your troops and the peoples who are with you; I will give you as food to every kind of predatory bird and beast of the field. [5] You will fall on the open field; for it is I who have spoken,” declares the Lord God. [6] “And I will send fire upon Magog and those who inhabit the coastlands in safety; and they will know that I am the Lord. [...]
[29] I will not hide My face from them any longer, for I will have poured out My Spirit on the house of Israel,” declares the Lord God.

> Revelation 20:7-9 (NIV) - The Judgement of Satan – [added title]
[7] When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison [8] and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth—Gog and Magog—and to gather them for battle. In number they are like the sand on the seashore. [9] They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them.

So, the first reference occurs in Genesis, in the story of Noah and the Deluge, hence the date is unknown but very ancient. The next reference occurs in Ezekiel, which would place it in approximately the 6th century BC. And the final occurrence is in Revelation, at about 90AD, and must be taken in a symbolic sense (as I say so often regarding the prophecies of Revelation) as a future prophecy.

Searching for extra light on the subject, we find this account from 'The Pulpit Commentary'[1]:
Magog. A fierce and warlike people presided over by Gog (an appellative name, like the titles Pharaoh and Caesar, and corresponding with the Turkish Chak, the Tartarian Kak, and the Mongolian Gog: Kalisch), whose complete destruction was predicted by Ezekiel (Ezekiel 38, 39.); generally understood to be the Scythians, whose territory lay upon the borders of the sea of Asoph, and in the Caucasus. [...] In the Apocalypse (Revelation 20:8-10) Gog and Magog appear as two distinct nations combined against the Church of God.”

The text quoted below is an extract from 'Genesis 10 Explored,' which is a teaching outline by John M. Brown, Flatwoods Church of Christ, Sunday Bible Class, March 2004 [2].
The question sometimes arises, 'Where do the different races and cultures come from?' The answer is found here: all mankind living today has descended through these three sons of Noah!
From Ararat: - Japeth will go NORTH
- Ham will go SOUTH & SOUTHEAST
- Shem will go EASTWARD
THE SONS OF JAPETH
1. GOMER: descendants were assigned to the Caspian and Black Seas areas, and to what is modern Germany (see Ezekiel 38:5-6).
      1. ASHKENAZ: Wales, Brittany, modern Germany
      2. RIPHATH: northern Europe; Phrygia
      3. TOGARMAN: Armenians
2. MAGOG: Caucasians - territory lay in the borders of the sea of Asoph and in the Caucasus (see Ezekiel 38:2)
      3. MADAI: the Ionians or the Medes, dwelling on the southwest shore of the Caspian Sea
      4. JAVAN: Sicily & Greece (the name means “Greek”) - see Isaiah 66:19; Ezekiel 38:2-3;
      Daniel 8:21; 10:20; Joel 3:6).
      1. ELISHAH: Sicilian coast
      2. TARSHISH: Spain, Tuscany (western Italy)
      3. KITTIM: Cyprus (see Numbers 24:24)
      4. DODANIM: Rhodes
5. TUBAL: the Tibarenes & Iberians (northern Armenia) – see Ezekiel 38:2-3; 39:1
6. MESHECH: the area of the Black Sea (Russia)
7. TIRAS: Thracians (according to the Jewish historian Josephus).
'Isles of the Gentiles': CAUCASIAN – WHITE [sic]

We can conclude that the descendents of Japeth settled in an area that stretched across Europe from the Black and Caspian Seas to Spain. These are the Caucasian people from whom will come the Europeans. Remember also the promise that these descendants will be 'enlarged': is it a coincidence that the Europeans are known, historically, for exploration and conquest?”
[End of excerpt verbatim].
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Analysis

The only passages where the words 'Gog' and 'Magog' appear together are in Ezekiel 38 and 39, and in Revelation 20. In Ezekiel, Gog is basically a title, an office, that of Prince, apparently. So, we read the text as it states, 'Gog OF the land of Magog,' where Magog is the 'nation' or region. In Revelation, John clearly refers us back to Ezekiel's prophecy, but he uses the phrase 'Gog AND Magog,' causing most pundits to assume the words refer to two nations.

John uses much of the same imagery as Ezekiel, for example, the utter destruction to be visited upon Gog/Magog, and the feast their dead bodies provide for the carnivorous birds. The parallels are striking (e.g. Ezek 39:4 vs Rev 19:18). This literary device of John is used repeatedly in his Revelation, where there are numerous allusions to OT scriptures, BUT they are always re-cast and employed in a new manner.

John uses the past events to evoke a mood intended to apply allegorically to the events yet to be experienced. The original scenario is local and specific to the literal people of Israel. The prophetic forecast is global and embraces the de-facto people of God (heart-changed Christians, not pew-warmers). It is also of note that the prophecy of Ezekiel 38/39 has not been fulfilled, historically.

My conclusion is that both the OT and NT passages are referring to the same event-- which is yet to occur. Second, it is notable that Magog can be taken to symbolize the 'White or Caucasian' races that populated modern Europe... and who have, in the main, transformed into a secular, godless (even rabidly atheistic) society, today.

Those pundits who want to interpret 'prince of Rosh' as Russia really have only the etymological link, the assonance, on which to rest their case. This can be a helpful tool at times, but can hardly be regarded as a robust hermeneutic in general. The Hebrew word Rosh implies ‘chief,’ ‘head,’ or ‘beginning,’ and is translated as such in Ezekiel in various Bibles (including the King James version). Thus ‘the prince of Rosh’ is better understood as ‘the chief prince' (of Meshech and Tubal).

Just as there are plenty of pundits who want to pin the Vatican as the 'beast' of Revelation, there are zealous cold-warriors who want to nail Russia as a villain, somewhere in eschatology! As usual, that is jumping to conclusions, and pressing desired meaning on the scriptures.

John actually defines Gog and Magog as “the nations in the four corners of the earth,” so the mention of the two names seems redundant. Likely, it's purpose is to indicate that the swarming of the ungodly nations is instigated and pushed by the Caucasian/ European/ Western governments. This inference is reinforced by the assertion that Satan 'will... deceive the nations... Gog and Magog' (Rev 20:8) since we are today seeing the Western coalition using endless lies to justify their relentless predation. Either they have been deceived into believing those lies themselves, or they are repeating them as satanic deception.

Revelation states that the unholy armies “marched across the breadth of the earth,” so they are not at all confined to the Middle East region, or related areas. The text goes on to say, “and [they] surrounded the camp of God’s people,” meaning in allegory that the faithful are completely hedged around by the forces of Satan. The 'mountains of Israel' (Ezek 39) is another way of signifying the scattered remnants of believers, wherever on Earth they live.
Hence, the attack of 'Gog/Magog' on the 'mountains of Israel' is an allegorical description of the End Times final assault of the atheistic, Western (NATO) alliance on the true believers in God. 
It is therefore, another way of describing the 'Battle of Armageddon.' Neither battle takes place in one location (i.e. the literal plain of Megiddo) as so many expositors claim! It is a global phenomenon, involving the final battle of Evil against Good, the forces of Satan versus the people of God.

I submit, then, that reading prophecy with a dispassionate mind renders a much different understanding of Gog and Magog than has been popularly professed. It's up to the reader to decide; but only time will reveal it with full accuracy.

Addendum:

These curious entities are also mentioned in the Qur’an in connection with the End of the Age and are called, transliterating from Arabic, Y'ajuj and M'ajuj.

On pg 121/122 of the book 'Jerusalem in the Qor'an,' author Imran Hosein notes that the ostensible Christian Europe retains a strange obsession with the Holy Land, even after morphing into a godless, secular society. Likewise, he observes, the ostensible, Jewish Europeans (the Ashkenazim), who descend from 7th century Khazaria in the Caucasus, also became godless and secular, and have a similar obsession with Palestine. In the 20th century, the two entities joined forces to install back in the once Holy Land the modern state that calls itself Israel. Sheik Hosein does not make the statement, but it seems to me that these two forces are very viable candidates as being 'Gog and Magog' in a purely symbolic sense. And that would explain why John alters the original reference in Ezekiel to read as two entities (instead of 'the Gog of Magog').

[1] http://biblehub.com/commentaries/pulpit/genesis/10.htm
[2] http://flatwoodscoc.tripod.com/id37.html

April 16, 2014

Lies and Damn Lies!


Okay, I've written on this topic before, from different angles, but it's one that is of vital importance, and deserves to be re-visited frequently... until the majority finally start to get it. For those of us who 'got it,' years ago, 
it's increasingly irritating to be surrounded by, and subjected to the constant barrage of lies, distortions and spin that masquerades as 'news' and reality.
Yet, from talking with 'ordinary citizens,' it's obvious that too many of them still cling to their pathetic belief that what they are told by the talking heads on the mesmer-screens must be true. Some, tho, are beginning to awaken from the stupor induced by cradle-to-grave cultural indoctrination. It's a question of 'will enough zombies awaken before the mad overlords are able to fully implement their diabolic agenda?'

It was sickening to hear the daily spin of the tri-literal news broadcasts covering events in Syria. For the moment, they've forgotten all about Syria. Instead, we have to go thru the same litanies of nonsense, this time concerning the Ukraine. Beside that 'story,' we are also kept in suspense over the disappearance of that flight, MH370, 'somewhere' in the vastness of the southern Indian Ocean.

In that latter case, we (anyone with residual reasoning power) know full well that someone is lying and covering up. The big question is 'Who?', followed by the obvious 'Why?' In this age when US agencies boast they can spot 'Waldo' in a flash mob from orbiting cameras, we are supposed to believe that a Boeing airliner can elude all notice from ground or space monitoring. So in the absence of candor from official sources, one has no choice but to investigate any number of speculations, ranging from rational to bizarre. The truth is surely, 'out there,' but may take years to emerge from the shadows.

Syria is a text-book case (where the book is taken from The Protocols) of how the Dark Forces accomplish their dirty deeds-- in this case, the over-throw of the government of a sovereign nation. Like Iraq before US meddling, Syria was actually doing fairly well under Assad. Then, for a number of 'strategic' reasons, the globalist/banksters decided Assad had to go, and be replaced with another, compliant, Western stooge who would do their bidding.

Lurid stories promoted by an indignant Western press that Al Assad was using poison gas against his own people were revealed as blatant lies, by respected writer Seymour Hersh. But of course, that story was ignored by the mainstream media. Then the war-mongering, Nobel Prize winner, Barack Obama, was diplomatically out-maneuvered by the clear-thinking Putin of Russia, with his offer to oversee the removal of any Syrian poison gas supplies. The press was forced to acknowledge the Russian move, but immediately carried fatuous responses from such international pygmies as John McCain.

The Ukraine is another scenario where the Western military muscle can't be openly exercised, so covert means were employed to create the current chaos. Sadly, the Ukrainian debacle will only get worse, until it resembles Syria, and will likewise be left in utter ruin.

There are so many places around the globe where US/globalist forces are busily undermining legitimate governments and traditional cultures that I just don't have the time and space to include them here. You-- interested reader (which should be everyone!)-- can easily find out the alternate views about these locations, and if nothing else, conclude that they are far from the clear-cut, news-for-dummies stories that your favorite talking head describes for you.

American excuses for war are always so high-minded sounding: “we're bringing democracy” has become the laughing stock example, so transparently hypocritical it is. 'We're liberating women,' was another pretext used in Afghanistan. If helping women was so important, where is the concern for the women of Saudi Arabia, who are arguably as badly treated as their Afghan counterparts? But of course, the house of Saud has big financial links with the Bush clan, and other western enterprises.

“We're fighting the terrorists” has been the ongoing rationale ever since the theatrical spectacle of '9-11,' yet it doesn't wash in so many ways. While supposedly battling Al-Queda in Afghanistan, the US is covertly supporting Al-Queda (and related) insurgents in Libya, Syria and elsewhere. So, who really are the terrorists, anyway?

Enough about geo-politics, which has always been a quagmire of human logic and truth. I just saw a public service ad on TV that warned solemnly that tooth decay was a leading problem in children's health. What? After decades of pouring fluoride into our water supply, and telling us that it would reduce tooth cavities... dental problems are a major, youth health issue! This fluoride business is just another corporate-government scam, folks. In fact, excess use of fluoride can lead to a condition called fluoridosis in the teeth, as well as more serious health issues.

It's just an obvious example of government colluding with (or being deluded by) corporations to legislate actions that: (1) enrich the corporations, and (2) endanger the public's health. None of this makes sense to the neophyte reader, who would prefer to adhere to the theory that writers like me must have borderline mental issues. That might bring short term comfort, but no knowledge. A bit of research into 'Agenda 21' would reveal that for years there have been efforts made under cover of beneficial pretexts to 'kill us softly' in order to reduce the world population.

Those efforts, once kept at low-key, are now a crescendo. They include mercury added to vaccines (linked to autism and other problems), aspartame as a 'non-sweetener' (linked to neurological disorders), genetically-modified organisms added to a range of food products (with unknown consequences), glyphosate-based herbicides used widely with little study of outcomes, depleted-uranium in various munitions used by US military forces, causing radioactive dust that is carried far and wide; and the list goes on.

Any of these factors is dangerous to human health. Collectively, they pose a growing hazard to the survival of our species! Yes, each of my examples has been 'de-bunked,' and claimed perfectly safe by duly-engaged experts... and aren't you just so comforted to know that? How then, can one explain the big increases in the incidence of asthma, autism, childhood cancers, and a host of other, once-rare or unknown ailments? Are you going to rely on the famous 'co-incidence theories' that were used to explain the incredible (literally) events of '9-11'?

Originally, the technology gurus were suggesting that the Internet would permit ordinary people to learn the truth on any subject, as knowledge became universally available. This hope/hype is partially true. The truth is, indeed, out there, for those who are prepared to dig to get it. Sadly, few people are. Worse, tho, is that the truth is getting harder than ever to discover. The agents of deception, the enemies of truth, have developed clever means to hide truth from innocent netizens.

The interested reader can find articles listing the array of stratagems deployed by those destroyers of truth, but here is their basic line of attack. Since the Web embraces an enormous number of sites, and it's trivially easy to add new ones, the dark forces simply flood the web with false, misleading information. They do this by setting up authoritative-looking sites with twisted dis-info, and by hiring 'trolls' trained to patrol the high-traffic sites and leave utterly fatuous or BS-filled diatribes as comments on any story that contains worrisome truth. Thus, anyone desiring to know the truth about any event or subject must be prepared to read thru a range of views and opinions from a variety of web-sites, and must never rely on one source to verify anything!

The most interesting place that the deceivers hide many facts is (drum roll) in plain sight. They seem to get some churlish delight in placing clues to their program right in our faces, embedded in a plethora of cultural artifacts. One can see occult symbols right on the US dollar bill. Astute students of this sort of thing found that images of the 9-11 attacks can be found by folding a $20 bill in a certain manner. Numerous other pop sources telegraphed 9-11 months or years ahead-- a TV show, a music album cover, a Simpson's episode, etc. Teasers that could only be perceived in retrospect... except to those who know what to look for.

Today, there are televised awards spectacles featuring all kinds of in-your-face Illuminati symbols and rituals performed by their co-opted slaves. The manipulators don't care if you notice, because most who do don't care, either. Those who might complain about these diabolical depictions are dismissed as 'conspiracy theorists' and other derogations.

Under the guise of high-minded political correctness, the shapers of public consciousness are getting ever bolder in denouncing all that was once sacred, and substituting their new, corrosive dogmas. Christian ethics, once the foundation of a prosperous Western civilization, are now stigmatized as intolerant and even anti-social, while the tyranny of sub-cultures is exalted as enlightened progress. Sure, we want to protect minorities from undue oppression by the majority. But, when the 2 – 3% splinter groups can 'wag the dog' on all their pet peeves, what happens to the concept of democracy?

You, the dear public, should be starting to discern by now that under the lofty banners of 'security,' and 'tolerance,' and 'health care,' and 'justice,' we are actually getting NONE of these benefits. In fact, we are getting exactly the opposite! What is happening before our eyes in this 21st century is the biggest scam in the history of the human race.

As George Orwell presciently forecast half a century ago, every aspect of society has been turned on its head. Positive words are used to cover negative outcomes. Not only is this strategy bringing about destructive results, but it is engendering mass confusion among the general population. People no longer have a clear concept of what these words are supposed to convey. Common sense is no longer common, as the experts dismiss it with their educated baffle-gab, high-sounding baloney spiced with authoritative bluster.

Language, far from clarifying our world, is used to obscure meaning and insinuate harmful policies. People are experiencing what psychologists call cognitive dissonance-- the clash in our minds when we try to rationalize obvious contradictions.

All of this inversion and perversion of language and ethics is completely deliberate, never doubt it. This is a key characteristic of the culmination of an ages-long drama enacted by cosmic agencies as they rush towards a date with destiny and their ultimate show-down.

What is happening on/to the Earth at this time is utmost madness, to those observing with clarity and objectivity. It makes no sense because it constitutes planetary suicide by the highest life form. Some of those who see the reality believe it's about a clique of elitists wanting to seize control of the whole world to satisfy their egos and lust for power. Others see that, plus the insanity of it, and conclude that the elitists have gone insane after their centuries of in-breeding. Really, there's a much bigger, cosmic drama taking place.

Those elitists (a.k.a. Illuminati) are indeed hell-bent on world domination. The reason they're doing it, and importantly, succeeding at it, is because they are in league with the Prince of Darkness, the great Deceiver, the sworn enemy of the Creator and all that He's created, especially mankind. This essay is not the place for me to demonstrate this truth (which I've covered elsewhere). Satan's hatred for his Creator is the only reasonable explanation for the destruction of this planet-- and therefore, this race-- that makes 'sense'.

If you're a die-hard atheist, you will reject this notion out of hand. That's your privilege as a free-will entity. But I feel sorry for anyone so stuck in a paradigm that no evidence will free them from it. Oh of course-- you think I'm the one stuck in a paradigm; but I arrived at mine more honestly and with more searching than you did... if you can be genuine for a moment!

Multiple millions of people will be caught firmly stuck in denial that this could be happening now. Many will simply swallow the compelling, soothing nonsense of the rulers and opinion-shapers. Others will likely slip into mental distress modes such as clinical depression, paranoia, and so on. A certain proportion will suddenly wake up, connecting a panoply of 'dots' that already define a terrifying zeitgeist to those who dare look.

For a while longer, the liars will continue their outrageous lies, getting ever more brazen with each one that is swallowed by the compliant sheeple. But they are doomed. Every rotten lie will be exposed in the End. The truth will prevail because Jesus Christ IS the TRUTH! He rose from death, never to die again. The liars will get their due punishment. Yet a while...

'It's the final count-down!' as the pop song goes. Are you starting to catch the tune?

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Interesting references

Rev 11:18 18 The nations were angry, and your wrath has come. The time has come for judging the dead, and for rewarding your servants the prophets and your people who revere your name, both great and small— and for destroying those who destroy the earth.

Rev 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Rev 12:12 Therefore rejoice, you heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has gone down to you! He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short.

Matthew 24:24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Luke 12:2 But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known. 3 Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.

2 Timothy 3:13 But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
 21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes
And clever in their own sight!

Isaiah 29:15 Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the Lord,
And whose deeds are done in a dark place,
And they say, “Who sees us?” or “Who knows us?”
16 You turn things around!
Shall the potter be considered as equal with the clay,
That what is made would say to its maker, “He did not make me”;
Or what is formed say to him who formed it, “He has no understanding”?

http://landdestroyer.blogspot.ca/2014/04/ukraine-anti-maidan-begins_13.html

February 24, 2014

Archy-malarky-ology


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By now, some readers get it-- that we live in an age of rampant deception and denial. But many still cling to the belief that altho the world is going to hell in a hand-basket, at least science looks for, and sustains, truth. Nothing could be farther from the truth, in fact.

Since the term science embraces a multitude of sins, I just want to consider the field of archeology, which some might challenge as even deserving of the title, but which claims to uncover mankind's development, from origins to the present. Most of what they tell us, I am convinced, is pure bunkum-- speculation decorated with academic grandiloquence.

One thing we know (within reasonable margins of fuzziness) is that sometime around 4000 years BC, what we call civilization sprang up in the area of Mesopotamia, very suddenly in historic terms. This seems to be one thing archeologists agree on; and it also puzzles them greatly. Nonetheless, they sweep this anomaly under the carpet, and proceed to speculate on how those 'cave-men' managed to build cities that amaze us even today. We know this fact of the rapid appearance of civilization because, among their achievements, they had writing, and kept records. Fortunately, they kept those records on very durable media-- baked clay tablets, that retain the impressed characters for far longer than most media.

We, the public, are expected to believe that after tens of thousands of years of living as 'hunter-gatherers,' humans suddenly got this notion to settle down and live in cities. Those cities were not just collections of mud huts; far from it. They included the construction of huge pyramids built from precisely-cut stone blocks, often transported from quarries located many kilometers from the final site. One recent BBC documentary (on Caral, Peru) made the astonishing statement that "Pyramids marked the beginning of civilization."
 
Seriously? In a mere few hundred years, those new urban dwellers figured out how to quarry massive stone blocks, move them over rivers and valleys and deserts, and then place them together with an accuracy that is amazing, all without any indication of the technology we'd need today to duplicate their feats! Yes, the archeologists want us to believe that homo sapiens went from caves and stone tools to mathematics and giant pyramids almost overnight in relative terms. Their assertions are patently ludicrous, defying common sense!

Another annoying problem is that archeologists keep finding new sites with that strange hallmark of early civilization-- pyramids. And they all seem to have emerged in about the same era. The recently discovered city of Caral, in Peru, is possibly the oldest city on Earth, predating the Egyptian, according to that BBC video. Other ancient cities have been un-earthed in Serbia, in China, in India, and elsewhere. So now we're supposed to believe that primitive humans, in widely scattered parts of the globe, simultaneously got the idea to create cities, and to build (of all things) pyramids in them!

The reason they want so desperately for us to believe this clap-trap is because there's another hypothesis that makes far more sense... but which is anathema to the (closed) scientific mind. This alternative theory is that the megalithic structures of antiquity were built by extra-terrestrial visitors to Earth. It was they who gave early humans the knowledge that characterizes civilization-- writing, mathematics, music, laws, education, and so on.

This is the only theory that makes sense... and for which there is an abundance of evidence, by the way. That evidence is completely dismissed by the academic egg-heads, and so the sycophantic press treat it similarly, as merely curious at best. Since no academic could hope to promote this heresy, it falls on those without the accepted credentials to do the investigation and present the reports to the public. Among those who have done so are people like Eric von Daniken (author, Chariots of the Gods), and Zecharia Sitchen (The Twelfth Planet, and many more).

By not accepting the clearly more likely and more sensible explanation, archeologists are left scrambling to come up with a variety of hypotheses to attempt to account for logical problems with their insistence that humanity pulled itself up by the boot-straps. Any decent economist could point out that to build the pyramids of Egypt with primitive tools would have taken a huge population of dedicated workers and support functions, working over a very long period... something simply not upheld by the evidence.

Furthermore, the archeologists time scales become completely skewed by their dogmatism. They proclaim that the pyramids of Giza date to about 2,500 BC. Yet the nearby Sphinx has been dated to about 10,000 BC by many analysts! What are we expected to believe, then?

Those pyramids have been described by the professionals as burial crypts for the pharaohs, even calling the largest one the 'Pyramid of Cheops,' a pharaoh who lived at about the 'right time' for their theories. Yet there is no evidence to support this theory. No tomb has ever been found in the pyramids, nor any hieroglyphs dedicated to these pharaohs-- who were otherwise not noted for modesty.

It must be made clear that there are more than pyramids (or ziggurats) left behind by the extra-terrestrial builders. To take a notable example, there's the 'cyclopean' platform near Baalbeck, Lebanon, constructed from giant limestone blocks, squarely hewed, and some weighing over 1,000 tons! It measures about 90 meters by 60 m. and the top layer of blocks are about 10 m. above grade. Archeology essentially ignores the obvious questions about who, how, and why, because the academics simply have no credible explanations.

Over the last century or so, along with the usual domestic artifacts of long-gone settlements, researchers have found more puzzling drawings and other artifacts (e.g. small sculptures or castings in metal). As documented by a number of independent investigators, these items depict flying machines, humanoids in helmets and 'space suits,' and other things that were indecipherable to researchers of even 100 years ago. Today we can identify them because we're making similar devices.

Of course, 'science' just hates to change its mind on an existing sacred cow, so alternate 'explanations' are supplied by the academics who have much to lose, professionally, if they should invoke the scientific principle called 'Occam's Razor,' and accept the simplest theory. That simple theory being that visitors from outside our planet were here in our ancient past, and built the megalithic structures that can be found around the world.

Given that modern science is fraught with its own politics, compounded by the fact that scientists are beholden to the corporate masters that pay their fat salaries, I have no hope that archeology will officially recognize reality, and admit that the mysterious cyclopean structures of antiquity were not built by early human prodigies, but by non-human (or non-terrestrial) beings of unknown origin.

The Bible as well as numerous other ancient traditions make cryptic references to those alien visitors, calling them Nephilim, or 'the Sons of God,' or (in other cultures) star-people or star-brothers, Annunaki, and other terms. Again, the wise men of 'science' dismiss all those references as 'religious myths,' thereby absolving themselves of any need to investigate further.

Regardless of the ignorance of archeology, the plain evidence is that Earth has been visited by extra-terrestrial beings in the past. The big question is: will they come back again?