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Divine Mysteries

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on February 28, 2009 by chouck017894

Since the unknown stretches ahead for everyone, and at one time or another everyone has had moments of anxiety about what lies ahead, a fascination of the mysterious is a natural and functioning part of human life. Thus human nature tends to become captivated by puzzles and things that mystify–which may partially suggest why so many generations have been captivated and enthralled with the world’s so-called “holy books.”

Unanswered mysteries abound in all holy literature, and vagueness often serves to exert a mesmerizing control over an unquestioning audience. In addition, when tales are told from an omnipotent viewspoint the reader is given a sense of being elevated–of being privileged to some insider knowledge. Fairytales are an excellent example of such writing techniques.

As an example, mystery is introduced in the first few lines of the Holy Bible. Indeed, by verse three (which is really the fourth actual line) of the opening book of Genesis there is presented a holy mystery that is never answered anywhere in any subsequent accounts. The enduring mystery is initiated with the words, “…and God said…” this or that.

Unquestioning believers hold that creation really began when God verbalized the words “let there be light,” and of course first light appeared! Apparently the light was made from some portion of nothing. Scientifically speaking, an aura of light would indeed be the first phenominon to emerge out of an involving field of energy.

All sacred mystery tales are constructed upon this writing technique. In the example of the opening of the Bible account of “beginning,” the question arises, if darkness was upon the face of the deep and everything was without form and void–meaning nothing had been created–then just who could have been around to hear, let alone write down what God is said to have said?

But Sacred language accounts for light and dark by avoiding explanations, saying that the ways of God are mysterious and beyond mortal comprehension. With this introductory scene we understand that nothing else had yet been created. Even so it is written that God then said, “Let there be a firmament” from which he could then divide waters from waters, and this accounted for God’s second “day” of creation labor.
Strangely, since nothing else had been created there was still no secretary or recorder on duty to take down his verbalized orders, so the mystery still remains. Nonetheless, we are told that God continued to verbalize for another four days before finally getting around to creating any creature that might have the capacity to record what he is said to have said.

Welcome to the Time Frames and Taboo Data Blog!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2009 by chouck017894
An astonishing amount of what we are taught and accept as history is commonly a sanitized version of past events that have been crafted for self-preservation by some power structure that happens to hold dominion over a mass of people. Nations and empires rise and fall, each giving its own account of its claimed intrinsic worth. Amidst these living and variable power plays there is one element that seems to endure like some shape-shifting form of the undead, and the reason and covert actions responsible for its continuing survival is the primary focus of Time Frames and Taboo Data which probes into some of the conceits and deceits that have served as the cornerstones of various religious practices.

The world that we know today is demonstrably the outgrowth of manipulated interpretations of past events. Societies find this to be tolerable because just enough truth is incorporated into the accounts to disguise the traditions and political ideologies that are being promoted. This is especially true when a chronicler pretends to record “spiritual” territory. There is always a measure of the unknown in any history presentation, but it is predominant in “faith” accounts.

Unfortunately for mankind, this has long allowed a broad array of devious pretenders of “revealed” knowledge to use peoples’ apprehension of the unknown as a means to manipulate masses of uncritical people. This blind willingness to believe improbable claims is not exactly in the best interest of humankind, for if large portions of true history are covered with trickery and deceit then mankind is seriously hindered from attaining its higher potential.

There is an age-old claim that religious belief is the standard-bearer of ethics and morality, but the warring and bloodshed that has flooded over the millennia in the name of improvable theological speculations disprove that claim. Add to this that religious fanatics have, with their head-in-the-sand zeal, continually condemned any and all in-depth scientific research into life’s mysteries in favor of Bronze Age fantasies of never-seen gods. This makes for profitable business for the “messengers” and mouthpieces of these belief systems, and thus the seeds of needless tragedies continue to be sown.