Christian theologian Brian McLaren once said, “One of the problems is that the average Christian in the average church who listens to the average Christian broadcasting has such an oversimplified understanding of both the Bible and of church history – it would be deeply disturbing for them to really learn church history.” So, let’s go back to the very beginning of Christianity to get a clearer picture of what actually took place.

Christianity, as a movement, can be traced back to the period immediately after The Resurrection. What would eventually morph into Christianity was practiced by what was then called the Jerusalem Church and was led by James, the brother of Jesus. The teachings of the Jerusalem Church were intended for Jews (on how to live their life according to the Torah). For example, Jesus and his disciples lived their life according to the Torah (Jewish law) because they were devout Jews.

Paul The Apostle was affiliated with the Jerusalem Church and taught in Antioch, an ancient Greek city in Turkey. Paul espoused a different version of the church’s teachings which he taught mostly to the Gentiles (non-Jews). Paul’s teachings would lead to Christianity.

In spite of the fact that Christianity has its roots in Judaism (the Old Testament), the similarities end there. Although both religions are monotheistic, the beliefs of Judaism and Christianity are really quite different.  The important differences between the two are Christianity’s beliefs in Original Sin, The Trinity, the messiah story and salvation through Jesus. Of those, the only thing included in Judaism is the belief in a messiah. Even though the Christian belief in a messiah came from the writings of Jewish holy men (in the Old Testament), the two messiahs are very different. Jewish holy men wrote of a messiah who would be a mortal man, not unlike King David who was considered to be both a king and a messiah.  Their messiah would deliver Israel from its enemies while Christianity believes in a universal savior that came to save all of mankind. In effect, two great religions separated by common religious scriptures.

 

Epilogue

Christianity would follow different paths in the generations to follow. Three hundred years after Jesus, Christianity would be swallowed up by the Roman Empire resulting in Roman Catholicism, centered in Rome with the Pope leading the church. Over time, large blocks of Christians moved away from Catholicism, first the Eastern Orthodox Church and then through the Protestant Reformation. The Protestant Reformation would later fracture into a myriad of denominations. As a result, what passes for Christianity today in most Christian churches bears little resemblance to the teachings of Jesus. However, the major belief systems of Christianity (see above) still stand in stark opposition to the Jewish holy men who wrote the Old Testament.

 

 

 

DNA of the Gods

01/08/2020

The Sumerian civilization of the ancient Middle East appeared suddenly out of nowhere almost 6,000 years ago.  I say out of nowhere because that ‘s how world-renown expert in Sumerian history Samuel Kramer described it.  In any event, the Sumerian civilization had no precursor in world history and not even the vaunted Greek civilization, which followed some 3,000 years later, could compare to the Sumerian civilization.  So, where did they come from and where did they go to?  How come their advanced civilization was never passed along to future generations?

To understand the enormity of this occurrence one needs to understand that civilizations evolve in small increments over long periods of time.  In this case, man overnight took a quantum leap from being a hunter-gatherer to building great cities and using advanced technology, and then suddenly forgot how they did it and regressed back to being hunter-gatherers again.

There’s really only one way to explain such an unusual occurrence.  They came out of nowhere because they literally came from nowhere.  That is, from nowhere on this planet. Just ask former Nobel Prize winner Sir Francis Crick who came up with the ground-breaking double-helix structure of DNA and realized its implications. That is, DNA in many respects is more advanced than Man himself.

The heritage of the ancient Hebrews/Israelites can be traced all the way back to the Sumerian civilization, back to their patriarch Abraham.  Abraham’s descendants would one day reduce to writing their family history which was passed on orally for some 3,000 years.  It’s called the Old Testament (of the Bible) and the Book of Genesis has its roots in Sumeria and ancient Sumerian texts.

The ancient Hebrews were told to keep the bloodline pure, a sacred bloodline which stretched all the way back to the Sumerian kings.  That bloodline contained the legacy of the Sumerians, literally the DNA of the gods.  The Sumerians left but their DNA has been passed on from generation to generation. However, over time, the DNA of the descendants of the Sumerians has been watered down because they did not keep their bloodline pure.  As a result, these descendants literally de-evolved over the last 6,000 years.  One could only imagine what the Sumerian gods would say if they ever returned.

 

“With stunning abruptness… there appears in this little Sumerian mud garden… the whole cultural syndrome that has since constituted the germinal unit of all the high civilizations of the world.” – Joseph Campbell, The Masks of God 

The Source

01/06/2020

A few of you have asked about the “Source” of life from my last post The Third Way. Here’s what I can tell you. No one knows about the Source.  No one. It is beyond space and time.  As Michael Talbot said in his book, The Holographic Universe, our universe is the result of energies emanating from another dimension, a deeper order of existence. Therefore, from a scientific standpoint, we will never be able to observe and/or measure the Source.  All we can observe is the effect.  

There are, however, perhaps a few inferences that we can draw based on our observation of the effect:

  • There must be an uncaused first-cause (the Source), whether it be personal or impersonal.
  • The Source can never be part of the Creation.  Religious implication: As it says in the Book of John, no one has ever seen “God” (the Source).
  • The beauty and harmony in Nature is a reflection of the Source.

Further, Heaven is man’s interpretation about the Source. Life can be compared to some extent to a flashlight.  When you turn on the flashlight in a dark room, the room is illuminated by the light; thus the biblical expression, “Let there be light (life).  Death, on the other hand, is an illusion; when you turn off the flashlight the light returns to the Source (heaven).  It only ceases to exist in this dimension.

In the final analysis, it is my belief that we are all spiritual beings having a physical experience as opposed to physical beings having a spiritual experience.  We come from the Source and we return to the Source.  Beyond that, only God(?) knows for sure.

 

The universe does not exist ‘out there,’ independent of us. We are inescapably involved in bringing about that which appears to be happening. We are not only observers. We are participators.”  – John Wheeler, physicist

The Third Way

12/31/2019

The universe is composed of electro-magnetic energy which creates a bi-polar world.  That is, magnetic energy attracts and repels causing two polar opposites (e.g. light and dark, good and evil); the yin and the yang of life, so to speak. Political ideas also polarize around two opposites (e.g. capitalism vs socialism, globalism vs. populism etc.).  This duality creates conflict in the world as people are attracted to one of the two polar opposites.

For any one person, the “truth” is whichever polar opposite that they have selected.  They often even hate the other polar opposite creating even more divisiveness.  Of course, another person will select the other polar opposite as their “truth.”  The thing is, the truth can only be a combination of the two. There literally has to be what I call A Third Way. A Third Way, of course, is always rejected by people of either polar opposite. Arthur Schopenhauer understood this best.  He coined the expression about the three stages of truth which is as follows: “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” 

I’ve had any number of people ask me for clarification of The Third Way. I like to give the example of deism vs. atheism – God versus no god. Anyone who has followed my writings knows that I don’t believe in the god of religion.  However, as Louis Pasteur proved (the Law of Biogenesis), life must come from life. Life can’t just appear from nowhere and out of nothing.  No such reality exists, or as George Wald, an atheist himself, said, “When it comes to the origin of life on this earth, there are only two possibilities: creation or spontaneous generation (evolution). There is no third way. Spontaneous generation was disproved 100 years ago….”

So, as Pasteur and Wald said, life has to be “created”.  It has to have a source, and I refer to this source as the Creator.  The Creator is not the god of any religion, but simply the source of life. This source, by definition, has to lie outside of space and time as both space and time are what Einstein referred to as “constructs.” That is, they are part of what was created. In his book, The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot described it this way, “Our brains mathematically construct objective reality by interpreting frequencies that are ultimately projections from another dimension, a deeper order of existence that is beyond both space and time.”

The Third Way infers that life is an illusion where the truth is obscured by duality. As for the human race, we came here to experience this illusion of life, although not necessarily understand it.  As the Australian aboriginals put it, “We are all visitors to this time, this place.  We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love…and then we return home.”

Science says that man is getting smaller, weaker and dumber. Scientists say that this is because of negative mutations in our genes. However, they have never been able to adequately explain exactly why this happens. Let me tell you a little story.

Once upon a time man was very primitive.  He often lived in caves.  Then, overnight in evolutionary terms, homo sapiens suddenly appeared.  He was bigger and smarter than his predecessors. He became a farmer instead of a hunter.  It takes millions of years for a species to evolve, but in just 10,000 years or so man went from cave-dwelling to exploring outer space.  Such a spike in evolution is unheard of.  The explanation for this, therefore, obviously lies outside the bounds of normal evolution.

So, how did this happen and how do you reconcile this with the fact that man is now getting dumber? Here’s how.

At various times, man received a contribution of DNA from outside his own species (think: Directed Panspermia).  Man went from a hominid to a fully-formed human. That new DNA was primarily responsible for man’s ascension to the top of the evolutionary ladder.  The problem was, however, that the donation of DNA was limited and the majority of humans remained at lower levels of evolution.  Over time, the number of people with advanced DNA became a smaller and smaller percentage of the total population, especially as populations grew.

NOTE: Of the seven billion people on the planet, six billion were added in the last 200 years, as living conditions improved dramatically.

Man was still relatively backward as late as 1600 AD (the end of the Dark Age) as the Sumerian Civilization of 3500 BC was actually more advanced. Man had actually de-evolved for a period of about 5,000 years.  Then we went into the Age of Enlightenment and soon thereafter the Industrial Revolution. Uber-geniuses like Edison, Einstein and Tesla were the driving force behind the rise in man’s living standards. For example, it was only in the last 150 years that we got electricity, telephones, cars, airplanes and computers.  Yet, science says that man got dumber.  Why?

In genetic terms, it’s really very simple.  The burgeoning world population, for the most part, produced progressively dumber people. Fewer and fewer people retained the advanced DNA that propagated our species in the first place.  So, the intelligence of the “average” person went down. Eventually, man will return to his DNA state from before the injection of new DNA.  In other words, we will continue to get smaller, weaker and dumber until we return to our “natural state.”

Unless, of course, we get another injection of DNA.

 Here’s a link to a related story – http://thetruthwins.com/archives/scientists-discover-proof-that-humanity-is-getting-dumber-smaller-and-weaker  

“The secret of DNA’s success is that it carries information like that of a computer program, but far more advanced. Since experience shows that intelligence is the only presently acting cause of information, we can infer that intelligence is the best explanation for the information in DNA.” –  Jonathan Wells, biologist

The Blue-Eyed Gods

10/25/2019

Some Australian aboriginals have blue eyes.  So, where did they get them from? From Africa? Not a chance.

The “Out Of Africa” theory concerning the evolution of Homo sapiens was popularized in the 1980s with the work of molecular biologists Alan Wilson and Rebecca Cann. They have since said that their initial conclusion was incorrect. That’s because advances in DNA studies has changed the scientific landscape. A recent DNA study by Watson and Cann shows that the origins of man can be traced back 400,000 years to Australia through Australian aboriginal mitochondrial DNA.  In other words, life began in Australia, mate.

So, where did some of the Australian aboriginals get blue eyes (and blond hair) from, especially since blue eyes and blond hair are recessive genes. Since recessive genes can only come from a different ancestral gene pool, blue eyes, therefore, had to have come from the “gods”.  In scientific circles, it’s sometimes referred to as Directed Panspermia and it’s the brainchild of Francis Crick who won the Nobel Prize for coming up with the double-helix structure of DNA.  

Note: Of course, no one even mentions that the Australian aboriginals themselves said that they came from the Pleiades. 

That’s not to say that all humans came from the same ancestral gene pool. Obviously, there was more than one Mitochondrial Eve. After all, where did Homo sapiens get their different skull types from and what is the origins of Rh negative blood? Science has never been able to answer those questions. With respect to skulls, science has obscured the fact that historically certain people on this planet had an elongated skull, including King Tut of Egypt and, yet, King Tut has been linked through DNA tests to most people currently living in Europe (Caucasians, that is). The truth is that King Tut was Caucasian, with an elongated skull!  

“Interestingly enough, this might lead to what some would consider to be a politically incorrect worldview. That is, the difference in races is caused by man’s evolution from more than one gene pool. In other words, not all of our genes came “out of Africa.” Now, you may be wondering why you haven’t heard about this before.  Like I said, it’s politically incorrect – a dirty little secret that has been intentionally suppressed from the history books…but, of course, now you know.” – The Ethical Warrior, Does God Have Blue Eyes?

Human Roots

09/24/2019

 

Many years ago, there was a TV mini-series called Roots which was extremely popular.  The answer to its popularity was really quite simple.  People wanted to know about their heritage. In the past, I have written extensively about the roots of the human species. However, readers seemingly can’t get enough. So, here is another installment. Hope you like it.

Man has been forever searching for himself, gazing up into the heavens hoping to find a clue about his past.  Movies have captured the general essence of man’s search; movies like ET, Close Encounters of The Third Kind and 2001 Space Odyssey come immediately to mind.

The thing is that man has been looking to the stars in search of extraterrestrials in an effort to better understand himself when the real answer lies much closer to home. It’s sort of like the Acres of Diamonds story. If you’ve never heard of it, you should check it out. It’s well worth the read.

Man really needs to look at himself before going off-planet looking for the unknown. After all, the physiology and chemistry of the human body is not natural to planet Earth. Then there’s the elephant in the room.  I’m talking about the different human races.

The different races are often distinguished by different colored skin, different colored hair and different colored eyes.  Most of all, there’s the differences in the human skull which cannot be explained by evolutionary theory. In fact, evolutionary theory can’t even explain evolution itself. Something as basic as the Cambrian Explosion renders evolutionary theory incomplete, at best.  The scientific record shows that evolution happens dramatically in incredible spikes, whereas evolutionary theory calls for inordinately long periods of time with only minor, gradual changes.

So, the $64,000 question is this: Why do we have different races at all?  Why are we so different and how did we get that way? The answer is, in reality, quite simple.  Unfortunately, for some, it is a truth that flies in the face of their own belief systems. The answer is that man, himself, is an extraterrestrial.

The theory behind this has been around since at least the 1970s.  It seriously started with Francis Crick, who got the Nobel Prize for his ground-breaking discovery on the structure of DNA. During his research, Crick realized that DNA could not have evolved naturally.  As a result, Crick and Leslie Orgel, proposed the theory of Directed Panspermia. Check out the movie Prometheus if you want to see what that might look like in real life. 

With respect to the question as to why there are different races, that answer is also amazingly quite simple. The human race was genetically engineered by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations… which is why man, himself, is an extraterrestrial.  For example, DNA researchers have found that Homo sapiens cross-bred with an unknown species in ancient times.

Of course politics being what it is, the masses are not supposed to know about their roots.  Otherwise, people might question who really holds the power, in which case governments and religions could fall.  It’s a dirty little secret that you weren’t supposed to know about…but, of course, now you know.

“Some of the aboriginals of Australia have blue eyes and blond hair.  How did that happen without blue-eyed gods?” The Ethical Warrior, Blue-Eyed Gods

Imagine That

09/17/2019

I still get all sorts of questions about one’s purpose in life so I guess another post is probably in order. 

People come in all flavors: tall, short, black, white, man, woman. However, those are purely physical characteristics; they don’t truly define us. What defines us is our “soul.” The soul is something that many people believe exists but they don’t know exactly what it is. Here’s a tip.  The soul is “you.” The real you and not just the entity which you perceive to be you (what you see in the mirror). All there is, is the soul. The rest is just illusion. 

In a physical sense, we are the biblical “children of God.” More accurately, we are the children of the gods, as the gods (our creators) were a more advanced lifeform…and, in turn, they were created by an even more advanced lifeform.  However, the physical forms they created are simply the body/containers that the soul uses to explore the physical universe. The soul, itself, was not created by the gods and nobody can say for sure where the soul comes from.  Suffice it to say, though, that the soul is the creative force/essence of the universe.

Your purpose in life is directly linked to the reason that the soul exists.  You may never exactly know what that purpose is, although through intuition you may sense it, even feel it.  So, as we go through life we try to imagine what and who we are; as Bill Hicks put it, “…we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.”  

The key words used by Hicks are “all one consciousness” and we are the “imagination of ourselves” rather than simply we are ourselves. Quantum physics has shown that somehow we are all infinitely, and simultaneously, connected… and that connection is through consciousness. As for we are the imagination of ourselves, everything is an illusion. The universe exists within the mind and not the other way around. As neurophysiologist Sir John Eccles put it: “I want you to realize that there exists no color in the natural world, and no sound – nothing of this kind; no textures, no patterns, no beauty, no scent.”

This question concerning our existence is the singular question that continually escapes a definitive answer. Some of the great thinkers of the day have tried to address this topic and here’s what they had to say:

“You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold.” – Eckhart Tolle                          

“This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.” – Carl Jung

“Man experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.”  –  Albert Einstein

The above quotes reference either dreams or the supernatural. Who is to say, then, what is real and what is not. After all, who was there during Genesis 1:3 or before The Big Bang?

As for your purpose in life, your purpose is to evolve. Yes, evolve. We are an intricate part of the circle of life. Imagine that!

 

“We are all visitors to this time, this place.  We are just passing through.  Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love…and then we return home.” – Australian aboriginal saying

After 2020

09/14/2019

 

People have asked me what our country would look like if a democrat were to be elected president in 2020. Nobody knows for sure, however, based on what candidates have promised publicly, including the Green New Deal, I would have to say that it would look something like this:

Traditional forms of energy (gas, oil and nuclear) will be eliminated. As Joe Biden said, “ I guarantee you, we are going to end fossil fuel.”

Combustion engines will be banned. No cars, no airplanes (except private jets for the elite).

Gun confiscation (except for private security for the elites).

Restrictions on free speech, including government control of the internet.

Open borders; no ICE or DHS.

Capitalism will be replaced by socialism.  The economics of the corporate, globalist state will not include free markets.  The State will control everything. As Rashida Tliab said, “We need a political revolution” to “completely transform” America.

Healthcare for all, including illegal aliens.  Free healthcare for life for children of illegal aliens.

Taxes will go up…and up, especially for the Middle Class. The wealthy needn’t worry too much because their existing wealth is virtually tax-proof because of non-profits, foundations and non-taxable trusts. Besides, they make large contributions to the campaigns of the congressmen who write the tax code.

Universal Basic Income – including for people who don’t want to work.

Religious people will be discriminated against.

Climate change will be deemed to be a National Emergency.

 

Of course, that’s far from a complete list. For example, American cities will increasingly resemble San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City. People from Third World countries will continue to migrate to this country, and in much larger numbers.  However, those of any financial means will increasingly leave the country. Within a generation or two, there will be no middle class; only the elites and a servant class. America, itself, would look like a Third World nation, incapable of taking care of the hordes of poor, mostly uneducated people who would then live here.

As for the 2020 election, you need to understand that Trump is simply a bogeyman. The original game plan was for Hillary to succeed Obama. That didn’t happen, of course. The new game plan is to convince the public that they need to move on from Trump so that the country can then be radically transformed. That’s how political revolutions are born.

If A Tree Falls

08/28/2019

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound? This is one of the riddles of modern science.

The answer is that it depends on what you mean by “sound.” Philosophers argue that sound is a quality which exists only in our minds. Sir John Eccles, a neurophysiologist and Nobel Prize winner, put it this way:”I want you to realize that there exists no color in the natural world, and no sound – nothing of this kind; no textures, no patterns, no beauty, no scent.” What Eccles is saying is that the world is contained within the mind and not the other way around.

More confused?  Welcome to the world of quantum physics.  In quantum physics, quantum particles exist in all possible states simultaneously. They have distinct properties only after they are measured/observed (by human consciousness). So, science can never know where an electron (the basic building block of reality) is until they measure it because the electron, itself, is everywhere at once.

Human consciousness is the key. In that regard, physicist Bernard d’Espagnat said that, “The doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousness turns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment.” We live in a world that is affected and changed by our very existence. As physicist John Wheeler put it, “The universe does not exist ‘out there,’ independent of us. We are inescapably involved in bringing about that which appears to be happening. We are not only observers. We are participators.”

The native peoples of ancient times were much more in touch with nature (the universe) than we are today. For example, the Australian aboriginals have a saying which goes like this: “We are all visitors to this time, this place.  We are just passing through.  Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love…and then we return home.” Notice the first thing that they say about our purpose in life.  It’s to observe.

One could make the argument then, based on quantum physics, that we are observers (of the universe).  In actuality, we are an integral part of a conscious universe, a universe that is alive and evolving, a universe that is an all-pervasive sea of quantum energy which is constantly creating reality. Thank you to Bernaud d’Espagnat, John Wheeler and the Australian aboriginals for illuminating this matter for us.

 

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Astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe that was created out of nothing and delicately balanced to provide exactly the conditions required to support life. In the absence of an absurdly improbable accident, the observations of modern science seem to suggest an underlying, one might say, supernatural plan.” –  Arno Penzias, physicist and Nobel laureate