Allegory and enlightenment

Allegory and enlightenment

The foregoing analysis discloses not only the universality of much biblical scripture, but also the fantasy of it all. It would, therefore, be wholly reasonable to conclude that the “I Am” was only real in the hearts and minds of the deceived many. Notwithstanding, the recent discovery of Bible code has revived religious sentiment, inducing in some quarters the unwitting opinion that such a masterly work can only be attributable to the living Judaeo-Christian Almighty. This is not surprising. Interestingly, anthropology and psychology have both shown how when confronted with the inexplicable, the imaginative and creative mind invariably resorts not only to speculation, but also to fantasy. The preceding chapters in fact amply illustrate not only the fantastic features of Yahweh, but also reveal the ability of this deity’s creators and propagandists to uphold his office and public worship by transforming him in answer to and in-tune with foreign and domestic socio-political exigencies, trends, and developments.

The more familiar and often delirious prognostications in the Bible are those of its prophets and visionaries. Two other types of prophecy are of a cryptic nature, one coming in allegorical form and the other via numeric values. The reason for the current excitement is that there is allegedly one further class of biblical prophecy carefully couched in phraseology and vocabulary, a sort of word riddle if you like, concealed in many different ways beneath biblical literature. Let us then firstly dwell on prophetic allegory.

Although probably partly based on fact as we have already appreciated, the general absence of accuracy and detail in the biblical story of the flood would appear to signal an inner meaning. For instance, the dimensions of the ark are uncertain, and these depend upon the interpretation of the length of the ancient cubit. The accepted standard length, nevertheless, is that of twenty-one inches, in which case, Noah’s ark would have measured 87 feet in width, 52 feet in height, and 525 feet in length. Evidently, this would have made it an incondite and sea unworthy vessel. Furthermore, how God could expect poor Noah to move hell and high water in order to reach distant lands and there capture polar bears, kangaroos, and elephants -to name but three continentally distanced animals- and to then, upon his return, herd these into such a confined area, commands no credence whatsoever. The fowl employed by Noah raise further suspicion. One inaccuracy involves the raven, the first of the birds released by Noah and commonly used by ancient sailors for shore-sighting purposes. It is thus surprising to read that the bird is released once the mountains have become visible. Moreover, the tale’s olive branch and dove are deliberately representative of peace. We should note that this particular symbolism first emerged in Phoenicia only to be adopted as such in Greece well after the biblical date for Noah’s epic. Olive trees, in any case, have never been known to grow on the top of Ararat, a 17,000 feet-high mountain range that has been covered in snow for more than 100,000 years. Incidentally, the migrant turtle-dove would later become emblematic in Israel, not of faithfulness and peace as in these two other nations, but of the roving nature of the Ishmaelites and Edomites. The raven -one other bird used in the story- is universally known for its scavenging activities. This bird gathers and salvages what is still edible from death and destruction, and this may well be why according to kabbalists, the Flood raven represents the Spiritual Reformer, that is to say, the Moses and Elias of the Old Testament, both in effect, reforming the way for the Messiah’s arrival. As for the story’s dove, it eventually flies for the fourth and last time, and finding peace on Earth decides not to make a return. Again, and as far as kabbalists are concerned, this refers to the Messiah’s last coming at the onset of the “Final Age.” Another discordant element takes us to God’s covenant with Noah. To commemorate this event and His benevolence, the Jewish deity had introduced the rainbow which according to the account, no-one had ever witnessed before. As we all know, the rainbow is the result of the doubly refracted sun rays passing through drops of water in the air, the reflection of which is seen by the human optical nerves in the form of a brilliant arch of prismatic colours. So, if there had been no rainbow before the Covenant was sealed, it gathers that there could not have been a deluge, for instance, or in fact a people to drown in it in the first place. Moreover, the claim that the present kingdom animalia, including the homo-sapiens (from the Latin for ‘man the wise’) dispersed throughout the world is descended from Noah’s family and the uprooted beasts, is clearly nonsensical, this being both genetically and demographically impossible, especially when we consider that according to accepted Bible chronology, Noah lived a mere 4000 years ago. Given the erudition of the Old Testament authors, it is certain that these inaccuracies are deliberate. Where and how then, does prophetic allegory come in?

In 1 Corinthians 10:11, we read: “All of these things that happened to them (Noah and Moses) were symbolic, and were recorded for our benefit as a warning.” The Kabbalah, which comprises the Jewish Sohar, the Midrash Berasheth, or the universal Genesis and the Merkaba, also teaches that “Noah is a revolution of Adam, as Moses is himself a revolution of Abel and Seth.” Also about Noah, the anti-Christian Talmud recognizes that he was the Dove, thus identifying him further with the Indian and Chaldean Nuah, or ‘Dove’ and, therefore, with the Messianic Spirit.

“And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had made; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had made”, state both the Enuma Elish and the later Bible. According to Bible numerics, number 7 is associated with Divine Impregnation and symbolically representative of completed work, stillness, quiescence and, therefore, of the attainment of enlightenment. This number is preceded by number 6, itself the start of the devotee´s journey towards the 7 which represents escape from a godless (unspiritual) system. Number 7, however, does not only symbolize the foregoing, but also represents the start of a spiritual journey towards number 8, itself allegorical of resurrection, life and new beginnings in the presence of God, or rather, in spiritual plenitude. But let´s move on to numerology, focusing on the use of number 7 in ancient religious literatures, traditions, and customs.

Religious septuplication may well stem from either the human climacteric cycles that renew the entire biological entity every seven years -arguably affording systemic opportunities to rekindle the human spirit in the process- or from the Seven Universal Laws which are said to complete and govern Creation. It may even proceed from either the Chaldean tradition that includes Lida-Baoth residing “over the seven orbits (planets)”, or the 7 stanzas of the Lemurian Creation earlier mentioned. In the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the oldest bible in the opinion of many, we come across the number 7 and its perspicuous association with matter and spirit. The 7 here represents the “Seven Celestial Boats” that carry the spirits of the dead to their place of reincarnation. The Old Testament features the seven feasts of the Lord: Passover, Unleavened, First-Fruits, Pentecost, Atonement, Trumpets, and Tabernacle, all of these by the way, being unavailing attempts at invoking the presence of God, whilst the Kabbalah speaks of the animals shut up in the ark as the “seven human passions”, or as Hindus would know it, the seven shakras, meaning ‘seven wheels’ in Sanskrit and which once conquered, are said to lead the devotee out of samsara (‘reincarnation cycle’) straight into nirvana, which is the final freeing of the soul from its fetters and the perfection of compassion. Buddha, we should not forget, had travelled tirelessly during 7 years in search of nirvana, and the torrential rains of the Babylonian deluge we are told, had washed away the “filth” of mankind by the 7th day. In the Bible and when the inundation recedes on the seventh day, Noah is asked by God to observe 7 laws so that he and his descendants could walk righteously before Him, an event itself symbolized by the 7-colour covenantal rainbow just referred to. Elijah, if we remember, asks his servant to climb Mount Carmel a total of 7 times, after which the latter spots a black cloud that heralds the end to the devastating drought, bringing with it reprieve and salvation for all. Of Solomon, the Bible states that he completed the laborious construction of the Temple in 7 years, after which he is said to have rested, celebrating joyfully during the following 7 days. Significantly, from the thirst for God of King David to the thirst-quenching Jesus, there are seven generations. In Psalms, we thus read of King David´s love for God and, as already said, about his frustrating toils in his quest to know Him: “Seven times do I praise you”, and “A just man falleth seven times”, both, incidentally, reminiscent of the prerequisite to spiritual initiation of Egyptian worship. As we saw earlier, part of the Amarna Correspondence features a Canaanite prince in desperate supplication, prostrating himself a total of 7 times before his distant pharaoh in the hope of thus securing the military assistance that would bring deliverance and salvation from the cruel Jewish invaders. Finally, we have the 7 sentences, or statements attributed to Jesus as he died on the cross after his trying mission, the last of these appropriately reading: “Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.” The list is endless. Evidently, number 7 is the occult emblem of successful spiritual awakening and freedom. This is why it was customary of Israel to liberate slaves precisely on a septennial basis, that is, every sabbatical year.

The Greek name for Jesus -pronounced as lésous- amounts to 888 and his title; “Christ”, or rather Kristós, adds to 1,480, or 185×8. Number 8 is thus symbolic of spiritual perfection in the Presence of God. Noah was in fact carrying 7 members of his family tasked with giving birth to the Eighth Son, itself universally representative of the regenerated soul primed to repopulate a filth-free earth. Circumcision on the Eighth Day is thus a mental and spiritual act, the moment when a devotee finally realizes that he or she is the tabernacle of the Living God. When a student foregoes the Self, divesting himself of name, nationality, social status and of all things appertaining to his personality, he also discovers that he is unveiling the God Presence, the Eighth Day and the Eighth Hour. The Gnostic Discourse on the Eighth and the Ninth includes guidance on this ascent to a higher plain. Written in dialogue form, the Discourse opens as the student reminds his spiritual master of a promise: “Oh my father, yesterday you promised me that you would bring my mind into the eighth and afterwards you would bring me into the ninth. You said that this is the order of the tradition.” About this state, the earlier Bhagavad-Gita declares: “For one who has conquered the mind, the Super soul is already reached, for he has attained tranquility. To such a man, happiness and distress, heat and cold, honour and dishonour, are all the same.” Like the messianic crucifixion featured in the New Testament among others, the story of the universal inundation seems to symbolise both the death of the Old Man and the birth of the New, whence it would appear, the Christian regenerating baptism -courtesy of the Holy Ghost on the one hand, and the Indian Nirvana afforded by Kundalini on the other. The biblical Promised Land was thus always parabolic of the resurgence of this New or Higher Man in a future age of purity as also featured in the Indian Bhagavad-Gita. It therefore is no wonder that the occupation of Palestine by Israel in the twenty-first century should continue to breed bad blood.

After escaping Egypt, Moses remains in the company of Jethro, the Priest, during 40 years, 40 being exactly the number of days that Jesus would later spend in retreat out in the wilderness just before embarking on his holy mission on the one hand, and the precise duration of his disciples’ anxious wait for the all-empowering Pentecostal Holy Ghost on the other. Moreover, like Buddha who spent 40 years teaching the Four Truths, the Jewish Prophet is said to have himself spent just as long, leading his freed ‘flock’ out of Egypt, where it is claimed they had remained in detention during 400 years. It is not particularly alarming, therefore, to find that this last figure is actually the numerical value of the 22nd character that completes the alphabet of the ´Language of God´ (Hebrew), according to Jews. Lastly, when he dies, Moses is said to have been 120 years of age. The fact is that 40, 120 and 400, as well as 8 and even 5, are all numerical figures associated with ancient religious initiation and the spiritual attainment of the Persian, Hindu, Egyptian and the later Chaldean faithful.

Canaan had always been self-reliant, and during the 2nd millennium B.C. it was nothing short of paradise to some hapless communities, such as the marauding bedouin. Conveniently, in Exodus, Moses is seen to lead his flock away from Egypt through the featureless and dispiriting desert and onto the very threshold of the liberating agricultural paradise that was Canaan. This story is evidently that of the ecumenical Saviour, whose dual task it is to deliver mankind from spiritual wilderness and to restore the same to spiritual plenitude. This, incidentally, is the true but covert meaning of the Jewish Passover. In the pertinent narrative, we should note, the pharaoh’s daughter is made to name the baby Mosheh, a name that is not dissimilar to the Hebrew verb mascha, and which, like the Greek khristos mentioned earlier, means ‘to anoint’, maschiach itself meaning precisely, ‘anointed’, or ‘messiah’. Not surprisingly, Aaron, who was Moses’ coadjutor and articulate interpreter, actually means ‘enlightened’, whilst Aron -completing the illuminated trio- means ‘sacred coffer’, or ‘ark/enlightenment’. The three evidently bear a close relationship with the Messianic Plan designed to lure souls to the Land of Milk and Honey. Others, however, maintain that the child Moses is called Mosheh, because the pharaoh’s daughter had drawn him out of the river, mashah being the Hebrew verb for ‘to draw’. However, this would also suggest the distinct messianic view that this child was one who had previously escaped from the Waters of Immortality symbolized by the decreed drowning of all Jewish babies at birth in the narrative, and who was now in fact returning to help rescue his fellowmen. The Kabbalah Desnudata, volume 2, thus teaches: “Moshah is the reincarnation of Seth and Hebel”, the last two having also been deliverers of their people. Some scholars would nevertheless deny this etymology, insisting that Mosheh is a component of such Egyptian names as Ahmose and Thutmose, and that it means ‘son of’, or ‘is born of’. Either way, the story in Exodus is clearly the tale of Noah repeated. Indeed, according to the Bible, Egypt’s hot-pursuit of God’s people ends when her armies are drowned at sea and, as for the tribes, these escape unscathed. Moses then, is seen to succeed in leading his people away from enslavement and onto the very threshold of God’s Promised Land. It appears that this is the essential story of Noah once again, where the evil ones drown and the protagonist’s family is spared in order that it may give birth to a new God-fearing generation in a spotless new world. We should bear in mind that the parting of seas, as well as the tumbling of walls, are symbolic, and that they belong to universal antiquity, where they can represent both transfer of power and the actual transition from one socio-religious order to another, and the resurgence of mankind from the very depths of spiritual darkness. In this latter context, Jesus would add that new wine should never be kept in old bottles, whilst almost two thousand years on, Karl Marx would insist that to build the new social system the old one would first have to be done away with. This is why the biblical decapitation of Jericho’s allegedly decadent social order is symbolized by the narrative’s tumbling of this city’s walls, reportedly caused by 7 priests, blowing 7 trumpets and, precisely, on the 7th day and on the 7th time around the citadel.

Suspicion of an allegorical exercise deepens when we discover that there is no significant external contemporary evidence for the biblical single mass exodus from Egypt, or for the subsequent drowning of the Egyptian armies. Strangely, nothing of the sort was ever recorded in Egypt, although it must be said that Egypt was not in the habit of recording military defeats. Interestingly, however, there is not a single shred of coetaneous evidence that will confirm the mass employment or enslavement of Jews or Arabs in this land, and certainly no valid proof to corroborate a prolonged Jewish presence in the Sinai Desert either. Not unless we consider that the biblical Jews may have actually been the Hyksos. According to Josephus, the Hyksos were a pastoral people known as the Shepherd Kings, who professed to be a nation of priests and the keepers of Seth’s Laws. Of Semitic origin, the Hyksos settled the region that surrounds the Nile Delta around 1730 B.C., pushing the resident Egyptians farther to the south. Here, they enjoyed a century of splendour, much like the biblical tribes who at this same time are also reported to have been settling Egypt. Eventually, also like the tribes in Exodus, the Hyksos were themselves ousted by an Egyptian pharaoh (Ahmose, according to some and Ramses the Great, according to others) around 1580 B.C. About these people, and although written centuries later, the work by Josephus entitled Against Apion, reports: “The Egyptians took many occasions to hate and envy us: in the first place because our ancestors had had the dominion over their country, and when they were delivered from them and gone to their own country, they lived there in prosperity.” We should also bear in mind, now that we are at it, that no hard evidence has ever been produced to authenticate eleven of the twelve tribes of Israel. Only the Levites or Sodales (‘Sun-Worshippers’, as they are referred to in various literatures) are historical, the remaining eleven being imaginary and allegorically employed in the Bible as we have already shown in the context of the Twelve Titans.

It does seem that Noah and Moses are the fabulous protagonists in sagas that allegorize the new universal Age of Enlightenment, or Messianic Age. This is crucially significant when assessing the origination date for the stories that appear in the Old Testament, for research shows quite unequivocally that matters of spiritual values had reached the Jews either during their captivity in Babylon, or just after their return to Jerusalem, when they would have been in a state of religious limbo and inundated by massive tides of Indian and Greek philosophical speculation and mysticism as already touched upon. In Babylon, conceptions of spiritual enlightenment had found expression in the Zodiac (from the Greek for ‘animal’), which is a system based on an imaginary representation of planetary movements. We thus find that Aquarius, the Water Bearer and the purifier and regenerator by implication, is now setting in, appropriately marking the dawn of the universally announced Age of Purity, as we shall elaborate on in this present chapter, this being the time that Astrology predicts for the alignment of Jupiter with Mars and for the moon to be precisely in the Seventh House.

It gathers that the only land that a true devotee strives to conquer is a spiritual one. That the present state of Israel is not the Promised Land there can thus be little doubt. History reveals that like a frail and oppressed old man who looks confidently upon his stronger son for protection and survival, Judaism has for centuries sought protection under the ever spreading wings of mighty Christianity. Although he would be rejected by Israel, history shows, paradoxically enough, that wherever the Christian Saviour took roots, so did Yahweh to a significant extent, the former finding his raison d’etre precisely in the latter. Significantly, the official recognition of Israel and her subsequent admission to the U.N. in the 1940’s was achieved because Christian Britain, succumbing to Zionist pressure at home, among other reasons, had firstly contemplated allowing Jews to settle and to buy land in impoverished Palestine under the infamous Anglo-French experiment of 1917 known as the Balfour Declaration. The benefits of having a future grateful friend in a key area like Palestine would be summarized by Lord Melchett a decade later: “A great deal of the future of the British Empire depends upon our having in that corner of the Mediterranean a friendly people, depending upon us and, therefore, reliable. It is of the utmost importance to the future of the British Empire that we should have the co-operation of the Jews in the further extension of our Empire.” In this same context, The Nineteenth Century and After, a British publication of the 1930’s, featured the following: “From a strategic point of view, such a development (referring to the extension of the Jewish State into Trans-Jordania) is of tremendous importance to the British Empire. Palestine stands as a vital link in the chain of Imperial communications between the East and the West. It holds the key position for all air routes, and, in view of the Egyptian situation, must always be a vital factor in the development of air routes to East and South Africa.” Soon after the Second World War, independent Israel would be practically sustained by the continued infusion of money from the American Jewry. As Doctor Weizmann had put it some years earlier, “The Key to the doors of Palestine is not in the pocket of the High Commissioner for Palestine, but in the pockets of the Jews of America!” Indeed, so much private Palestinian soil has been negotiated and sold to Zionist Jews abroad over the years, that not long ago the Palestinian Government were persuaded to introduce the death penalty precisely to deter landowners from contracting further sales. American financial assistance to Israel, however, has recently come under serious threat. It appears that despite the pressure brought to bear upon this nation by the diaspora Jewry of New York, the ultra-religionists in Jerusalem are, as I write, resisting the abolition of a law that openly discriminates against converts to Judaism outside the so-called Promised Land, that is to say, the present State of Israel. The powerful American Jewry have retorted angrily, threatening to pull the plug on this funding if reluctance to amend this law persists. Amazingly, in spite of the evidently wily international political and financial arrangements that have helped turn Jewish geographical dreams and desire for nationhood into reality, religious Israel continues to denounce Christianity as a mere hoax, uncannily proposing that Yahweh has worked in “mysterious ways” to fulfil biblical prophecy.

Allow me, after this parenthetical insertion, to continue with our messianic argument. Each of the 22 characters -all consonants- that configure the Hebrew alphabet carries a numeric value, so that a letter stands also for a number. A word, therefore, also has numeric value, since it is created by two or more characters. The same principle thus applies to Hebrew sentences, verses, paragraphs, chapters and even books of the Old Testament. All biblical text is actually numerically valued. Indeed, in the Torah we find that “In the beginning” equals 913, and that the word “God” totals 86, whilst “Created” amounts to 203, “the heavens” to 395 and “the Earth” to 296. Surprisingly, these figures divide evenly by 7, “God, heaven & earth” in fact, totalling 777, or 111X7. Furthermore, the arithmetical value of the verb in this first verse in Genesis, that is, “created”, is 203 (29X7). The value of the first, middle and last Hebrew letters also in this verse is a number which divides evenly by 7, the total of these three letters amounting to 133. The value of the first and last characters of all seven words in this same verse is also a multiple of 7, that is, 1,393. The value of the first and last letters of the first and last words is a number that is accurately dividable by 7; 497. The value of the first and last characters of the words remaining between the first and last words also divides perfectly by 7, the numeric value in this case being 896. Amazingly, 497+896 =1,393, and this is the value of the first and last letters of all of the seven words in this first verse in Genesis. Eth, the Hebrew participle, which is not translatable into English, occurs twice in the sentence of seven words, whilst the article the also occurs twice. These two words carry a composite value of 406 (58X7). Finally, the last characters of the first and last words carry a total value of 490 (70X7). Further septuplication also comes couched in various other interesting ways under the structure of this first biblical verse and also under the entire Hebrew Testament.

Surprisingly, this same arithmetical wizardry devoted to the Messianic 7 is also hidden in the Greek-written New Testament. Indeed, the Greek alphabet also serves this same dual purpose. Attic’s period of official use stretched from 300 B.C. to 300 A.D., the same being one of four ancient Greek dialects from which stems Koine (koine dialectos, in full), meaning ‘common dialect’. Classic Koine was the tongue of Plato, Saphocles and Demosthenes, among others, and also the language that Alexandrian Jews employed to render the Septuagint, which by the way, means ‘Seventy’. This Athenian dialect is understood by all Greek-speaking peoples, as it is the basis for Modern Greek. Its alphabet comprises 24 characters, and the first of these, that is, Alpha, represents 1 and Beta, the second letter, stands for 2, etc. Alphabet, incidentally, is a Greek combination of both these characters. It has been demonstrated that the entire Greek New Testament also conceals this same awesome numeric design. From Genesis in the Hebrew language down to Revelations in the Greek, we thus find identical numerical patterns and, more significantly, we discover that both testaments are numerically interwoven, each in accord with the other.

Early last century, and after more than fifty years of exclusive research and 40,000 pages of calculations, Ivan Panin, a Russian scientist and mathematician, presented a volume of 514 pages thereafter called the Numeric Greek New Testament and which, as its name well indicates, represents the complete Greek New Testament exclusively in numbers. As is the case of the Hebrew Old Testament, if one or more Greek letters in the New Testament were to be substituted for another, the entire arithmetical structure would dislocate as a result. Fortunately, the numeric system in place is such that any character or word that may have been added, omitted, or transposed inadvertently or by design, is immediately detectable. About the transmission and translations of Bible text in fact, The Text of the Old Testament includes: “no pains were spared in preventing errors from entering the sacred text, or in discovering and eliminating them if they should creep in.” Panin showed how the first chapter of Matthew, verses 1-7, replicates the arithmetical composition extant in the Old Testament. There are seventy-two Greek vocabulary words in these first seventeen verses, and the numeric value of these is a figure which divides perfectly by 7, that is, 42,364. Moreover, these seventy words occur in 90 different forms, because like their Hebrew counterparts, Greek words were often meant to convey more than one meaning. Amazingly, the numeric value of these 90 forms, that of 54,075, is also a sum which septuples -7,725X7, in fact. The abstruse arithmetical reticulation continues. The Greek the also occurs a total of 56 times in the passage, and the number of different forms or different meanings attached in which this article occurs is, accurately, 7. The first section of these seventeen verses in Matthew, verses 1-11, is composed of 49 words and the number of these which begin with a vowel is exactly 28, whilst the number of words that begin with a consonant is 21. Furthermore, the number of letters in these 49 words is 265 (38X7). Of these 266 letters, the number of vowels is precisely 140 (20X7) and the number of consonants is 126 (18X7). Again, of these 49 words, the number of words which occur more than once throughout these eleven passages is 35, and the number of words which occur only once in the same is 14. Moreover, of these 49 words, the number which appears in only one form (single meaning) is 42, and the number which appears in more than one form is 7. Of the 49 Greek vocabulary words, the number of nouns is 42, whilst the number of words which are not nouns is 7. Of these 42 nouns in the first eleven verses, the number of proper names is 35 and the number of times the 35 proper names occur is 63. Of these 35 proper names in the vocabulary of the first eleven verses of Mathew, the number of male names amounts to 28 and the number of times that these 28 male names appear is 56, whilst the number of female names is 7. The three female names that occur in these eleven verses, that is, Tamar, Rahab, and Ruth amount to a total numeric value of 14, whilst the city mentioned in this passage -Babylon, is composed of seven Greek characters. Likewise, the number of common nouns in this passage is 7 and the number of Greek characters in these 7 common nouns is precisely 49. Septuplication apparently extends to all parts of the Christian text, vocabulary, grammatical forms and parts of speech, etc. Often, as many as one hundred or more features are strangely secreted below the surface of passages which consist of no more than 175 words (again, the Egyptian numerical symbol for the completion of religious initiation) and also beneath single passages and special words that are separated by great distances. Before closing this paragraph, let me add that number seven is overtly featured in the Bible a total of 700 times.

Further interlinked numerological configurations feature submersed in both testaments, but for reasons of space I must ask the interested reader to consult Panin’s work, or failing its availability, the book by Karl G. Sabiers, originally entitled Astounding New Discoveries and which is actually the source from which I have drawn the arithmetical constructions that I have just presented.

Finally, it does seem that the Judaeo-Christian scriptures allude to either an individual´s transition from mundaneness to spirituality, or to the purification of mankind in preparation for a new world order, or both. This is probably why the Essenes, the reputed authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls, had awaited the End of Days, seeking retreat and the purification of their souls in the wild and infertile honey-combed mountains of Qumran.

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  1. I’m sorry but this so called blog went right over my head and left me cold. It seemed pretentious to say the least. I can’t imagine the content really fired anyone’s imagination.

  2. Tibet, When I first adopted Christianity, I too was told by preachers, go forth into the world and convert to Christianity. Which is fine and dandy, until I read the stories in the bible realizing the lineage of Jesus consisted of regular people with faults, Rahab, Bashebah, and Ruth. Three women who were not strong but were included in a lineage of the most powerful religious savior for me, just doing what their heart told them. They were part of a path, I’m sure not what they were expecting…just part of a path of love. Right now perfection is what we seek, yet falling is part of the path and getting back up to recognize the beauty of life that is far from perfect, and that is why I see Jesus as my protector. I choose Jesus’s words, love thy neighbor as thyself, with no amendments, so that in itself is a statement easier said than done, but I pick up and try again and again. I do now appreciate that we each have a choice to pick paths, and mine is to chose the peaceful path of Jesus Christ; although, I can disagree with choices people make it is not my job to correct. Yes, I have spent years analyzing religion, and I now know it did no good. Good luck on your analytical path…too much for me. Hugs sweet friend. I am still a Jesus Freak…lol.
    P.S. I know this was not written as a conversion letter…It is showing religion comes in many different forms. I got it.

  3. Tibet I think what you are trying to prove is that the Bible is a load of codswallop…..anyone with a grain of sense can fathom that out for themselves…its a book written by man….and to have a best seller you have to use drama……throw in a bit of magic and fantasy and hey presto sure to be able to brainwash some gullible people looking for answers.…..now along with many I like to think there is something else elsewhere……….the Bible is interpreted in many different ways by many different religions, and they are all absolutely certain theirs is the truth……..there are no miracles……..things printed in the Bible are totally ridiculous…….but if it brings hope to people then so be it

    1. starlette,
      Thanks for your feedback.
      I hope you will have at least read what I have to say before venturing an opinion.
      Contrary to what some idiots here have said, my writings are not religious, nor is it my intention to convince anyone of anything. My purpose has been to compile information on ancient beliefs and allow my readers to come to their own personal conclusions if they so wish. I care not what others believe or think, neither is it my business.
      My understanding is that we are all lost in space and that time is our own.

      1. If you think there are idiots here in SC pal , take yourself off this site and go somewhere that can appreciate your ‘ superior ‘ intellect.

          1. You are so full of your own self importance , why on earth would I wish to stalk you ! ? I’m reading your unintelligible blogs and then commenting on them. However , life is far too short for me to bother with this nonsense any further so I will bid you a firm and final farewell.

        1. How dare you tell people to clear of this site…its not for you to decide who appreciates anyones blogs and who doesent……know your place women…your a member, and on this site you take part in what activity you choose to…..other members have the same choices…

          1. I seem to have rattled your cage and although this makes me smile I think you are a very rude individual. Don’t bother to respond to this post as I’ve no intention of prolonging any interaction with you. Have a nice day! 🤗

      2. Hi Tibet…..I also come to my own conclusions on various things……I am not as deep thinking as you, so in all honesty my mind doesent really understand the concept of space and time…….I dont read or listen to programmes about it……. my brain isn’t tuned in to that direction its above me…..I dont even believe in Aliens and get tut tutted for not doing so……..I am told that its a bit egotistical to think that we are the only beings residing on any planet……butttt…there you go thats me……I guess seeing is believing with me……I always keep an open mind and respect others views and opinins……even if I dont understand them…

        1. Scorpio I will respond to any post I choose too…you dont get to tell me what I can and cannot do……re read your post and digest it….the height of arrogance and rudeness…….two things which do rattle my cage……


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