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Revelation 12. Decoded Debunked.

16 Jun

I have an email newsletter called prophecy news week that gets sent to me periodically.  Lately they have been proposing that the women mentioned in Revelation  12 is a unique alignment of astronomy.  At first I thought it was pretty cool and would make a great sign heralding the latter days. http://prophecynewswatch.com/?gclid=CK_r89eawdQCFZUIKgodsA0IvQ

I love astronomy and astrology.  So I looked into it.

There interpretation is that on September 23 2017. There will be a unique coming together of features to create this sign. Of Revelation 12. A women  (Virgo ) gives birth to a child (Jupiter )has the sun i  her hand and the moon at her feet and has a crown of twelve stars (stars of Leo , plus Mercury, Venus and Mars)

How unique is this arrangement. Not as unique as I first thought I currently use the astronomy program Stellarium.

Here’s what I found

1 September is the Month of Virgo .

2. The sun will be in Virgo every year at this time .

3. The moon passes by the feet of Virgo every year.

4. It takes Jupiter 12 years to orbit the sun . Due to the shape of the constellations it is in some longer than others. It happens to be in Virgo for 9 months . Which does line up with Revelation 12 say the women was pregnant and gave birth. But it happens every twelve years so not really unique.

5. Leo as the  crown. Stellarium list there being 9 main stars in the constellation of Leo,but other astronomy programs and skymaps give give 10 and 11 stars in Leo. If you then add the 3 planets simple maths gives u more than 12 stars in the crown.

6 Mercury, Venus and Mars all orbit close to the sun so were the sun is  they will be relatively close by.

7 The constellation of Virgo on that day will be on the horizon. So most of the aspects listed above will be block by the brightness of the setting sun. Its only if you know what  to look for that you’d be able to see the so called great sign.

There is nothing special about the sign I think that its being used as away to drum up fear by people who make money off of scaring people that the Lord will be coming soon.

Micheal Hieser has a different view on what Revelation 12 means. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddZ90HcNahg

The traditional view of this Chapter is that it is symbolic That the women represents  Israel and that the child that is born is either Jesus or the church.

I hope this has clarified what this chapter means and that people are more informed.

Make a choice

29 Apr

Its time to make a choice the world is at a critical tipping point. The choice we can make is to take a stand or run for the hills. But which ever choice we make we  will need others to join us.

Any time the ruling class gets an inkling that we the people might unify on a higher ideal, join forces in the face of an existential threat (like the prospect of thermonuclear war) you’ll always see them start sowing the seeds of division, triggering artificial group identities, pitting you against each other over trivia.

Once in play, the temptation to join a side is overwhelming, and very few resist.

Divide and conquer is an applied science. They know exactly how to ring your bell, and they’ll go out of their way to promote any narrative that adds to the hate.

If they succeed, the result is always the same. Resistance is dissipated, drowned out by the roar of petty squabbles, while war machine advances. This is our first enemy, and it must be attacked head on.

The path to war is always paved with crowd psychology. Those who don’t understand this science, are easy to manipulate. Activists who ignore, or who are fail to work within its laws, are rendered ineffective, or worse, utilized as pawns.

They don’t teach you about this stuff in school (for obvious reasons). This is the science of power, the psychology of control. An informed populous would recognize their tactics, neutralizing the effect. They would also have the tools to strike back, turn the tables, and fundamentally restructure the system. The status quo would be destroyed.

The stakes are far too high to play it safe now, and we don’t have much time, so we’re going to break this down from the, 30,000 foot view.

The only way to stop a war, when you have a government which is fully in the pocket of the military industrial complex, is to reach the mind behind the trigger. Break the chain of obedience. A contingent of the police and military must turn.

This is easier said than done, and most who try sabotage themselves in the first few words. They fail to understand the group identities they are working with.

Soldiers are conditioned to obey. They are regimented using extremely efficient authority and conformity structures, and have a very strong, and inflexible group identity (if you don’t know what I’m referring to here talk to a Marine). They are typically the last element of society to flirt with disobedience or insurrection. They only turn if a large enough civilian contingent that they identify with pressures them to.

In the United States, military personnel overwhelmingly identify as conservative. Therefore U.S. soldiers would only consider disobeying a direct order, or pointing their guns in a different direction if enough conservatives turn, and only if the call to turn is delivered in language that they resonate with.

You could field a crowd of 20 million progressives and it wouldn’t even register. The conservative world view frames the left as the out-group (just like the left views them), and any message that is can be framed as coming from the enemy camp is automatically rejected out of hand.

Conservatives tend to be older, more established, with little appetite for catastrophic change, and right now the man they voted for is in power.

The spark insurrection almost always begin with people who are young enough to still have hope, and crazy enough to actually do something about it. This demographic also tends to lean left.

To further complicate matters these two group identities have grown farther and farther apart in recent years, and have even diverged linguistically.

The only way to inspire a break in the chain of obedience is to build a coalition that is able to work with, and ultimately steal market share from both of these identities, galvanizing them in opposition to a common threat (like thermonuclear war), and defining an identity against a new out-group, the madmen and useful idiots pulling us towards it (aka the neoliberal, neocon corporate alliance).

“You mean I’d have to cozy up with a bunch of leftist loon tards?”

“Ewwww… I don’t even want to be in a room with these mysoginist biggots.”

We get it. You hate each other. “They” are not us. They’re the out-group. They’re a hostile tribe that you’re being forced to share a territory with.

But then something horrific happens. An event that sends shockwaves through the culture. Leaving deep psychological scars.

At that moment petty disagreements will be set aside. The political and media establishment will rally the masses towards their “solution”: war.

You might hate each other now, but in times of war you’ll unify behind a flag. The out-group will be redefined in geopolitical terms, and most will fall for it.

A new found sense of patriotism will wash over the nation, like alcohol to cover the fear, and the executive will be elevated to god like status. Daddy is going to take care of you now. All you have to do is obey.

And then, laws like the Patriot Act, and the NDAA, on the books for years, but never fully implemented, will suddenly become terrifyingly relevant. There will be absolutely no restraints on power.

In such times group identity can be reshaped, rendered more obedient. Those who speak out will be branded un-American, or worse. Exposing government lies will become an act of treason. Examples will be made to set the tone. The rest will either cower in submission, or flee, and we’ll all be reminded of the saying “War is the health of the state.”

If they win… then they get to reset the system, wipe 20 trillion dollars of debt off the board, blame the collapsing stock bond and derrivative bubbles on external boogie man, and have a controlling stake in the next global financial system.

But this isn’t going to go according to plan and once a certain line is crossed there will be know “undo” option.

Wouldn’t it be better to come to terms with the stakes (as terrifying as they may be) and unify ourselves on something worthwhile, a common ground that any sane human being can agree on rather than let them have their way with us? Could we agree to unify just long enough to stop world war 3? Could we NOT learn this lesson the hard way.

A lot of you have already been feeling scared. These emotions are normal, and as the show progresses you’ll have more and more company, but it’s not going to help us here.

When afraid, our brains work much less efficiently. The rational, introspective areas shut down and decisions are reduced to fight, flight or freeze. Those in power always take advantage of this principle and use it to herd the population towards their goal.

Rather than join the stampede, take a deep breath. Reflect on the inevitability of death. Let go. Look at the big picture: the world we’re leaving for our children, grand children and beyond.

We have to do something, and it’s not the thought that counts. Results matter. They really, really matter.

But how can we reach the mind behind the trigger when we’re up against the most sophisticated propaganda apparatus human kind has ever faced?

We don’t have multi-million dollar budgets, or the infrastructure and staff that such money can buy. Most of us are stretched to the limit, struggling to keep our heads above water. We don’t have the means of setting up a large centralized organization capable of challenging the machine on its own terms. And even if we did, such an such an approach wouldn’t work. The house always wins.

When the odds are stacked against us, and failure is not an option, we must formulate an asymmetrical response.

As strong as the enemy may seem, the establishment has a vulnerability. In fact they have an entire web of vulnerabilities. The official narratives on a whole host of serious issues, foreign and domestic are built on deliberate and orchestrated lies; lies that cover crimes so horrific, that most of the population couldn’t even fathom the possibility.

Many of these lies can be debunked by using publicly available evidence, and this is an essential part of the battle, but at this stage of the game that’s not going to be enough. The floodgates need to be opened.

Here we have to walk a very fine line. Some of what needs to be done will be dangerous. Some will straddle thin lines of legality or cross it explicitly. It’s not up to me, or anyone else to tell you how to handle that line. Each of us must chose our level of involvement. However as this situation progresses there will come a moment when it becomes clear that risks must be taken, sacrifices must be made, the laws of man superseded by a higher mandate.

OPEN MESSAGE TO THE ALPHABET SOUP (FBI, CIA, NSA ETC…)

Some of you listening are positioned deep within the machine. You work among the gears. You have access to tools, and documents that the public doesn’t know about and you could get deeper access if you really tried.

For some of you, monitoring this message might be part of your job description right now. Alphabet Soup. I’m going to speak to you directly here.

You and I both know why Trump flipped. We all know Trump isn’t running the show. He’s dirty, and somebody got the goods on him. Dark stuff. The kind of dirt that guarantees obedience. Blackmail.

The nature of the flip makes it clear where the hand pulling the string resides: in the upper echelons of the United States neoliberal, neocon, corporate establishment. The people you work for. Let’s not feign naiveté.

If you want a hint about the kind of dirt we’re talking about, look into his connections with Jeffery Epstein, Clinton, and his visits aboard the Lolita Express. Look into the testimony of the 14 year old girl; mysteriously withdrawn, struck from the Federal record. There’s more if you’re willing to dig.

Follow the money. Trace the connections, phone logs, emails, campaign contributions, hush money. If you put your mind to it you’ll find evidence that involves senators, congressmen, top level brass, banking and the who’s who of the military industrial complex. Craven degenerates operating with impunity, totally compromised, totally controlled by the same people you currently work for.

Blackmail is a crime, and in a case like this, it denies the victims justice. Blackmail against a sitting president is also high treason, and to use that leverage to start a wars of aggression, a crime against humanity. The people behind this would hang in a fair tribunal. And maybe someday they will.

The circus tent is coming down. The rot runs deep, permeating the core of the system. These are the dying breaths of a nation.

It’s time to decide which side of history you’re going to be on.

It’s time to hold yourself accountable (in action or inaction).

The “Just following orders” defense doesn’t have the best track record.

This isn’t about Trump. This is about the .0001% that really call the shots. Trump is expendable. At some point, he’s going down. The real establishment will install another puppet and they’ll still get their war; the great destruction, the reset.

Unless of course, you do something big: strike deep, strike in a way that slows down the agenda, discredits their war mongering lies, knocks them off balance, and buys humanity some time.

OPEN MESSAGE TO THE 99.999%
Now I’m going to speak to the civilian population of all nations. With the exception of those among us who are clever with the locks and keys that keep this kind of information out of sight (digital outlaws and hacktivists), most of you don’t have access to the innards of the machine, and never will. You do however have access to people, and in the end that’s what this will come down to.

To maximize impact study the principles of group psychology; Gustave Le Bon, Edward Bernays, The Psychology of Power. This weapon has been used against us for centuries. Time to pick it up and return fire.

Pressure must come from all sides.

To stop this war, you will need to study the world view of both the left and the right. You must to internalize their narratives, learn to navigate the wedge issues, identities, images tied to words, towards an urgent awareness of common threat: thermonuclear war.

This is not easy. We have to learn to distance ourselves emotionally from issues that distract. Discipline ourselves to avoid the trap of pointless arguments that will never be resolved.

We must choose battles that can be won, and win them by sending more and bigger bullets down range while adjusting fire, not by obsessing over how each volley lands.

Some of you are going to want specific instructions. Steps 1, 2, 3 and 4. Some of you are waiting for someone else to lead.

What we need right now (and will need even more in times ahead) are decentralized nodes of leadership operating independently, creatively, with the skills and resources they have, coordinating, amplifying, with other groups.

Seek those willing to commit to a simple, self evident moral stance: No wars of aggression (covert, conventional, economic or nuclear), regardless of who is in office. No supporting such wars in word, silence, action or inaction. This is a line worth dividing on and an anchor worth unifying on, identifying with.

Don’t know how to find such people? Start by speaking out. All it takes is one voice to break the conformity principle, to expose the fact that the emperor wears no clothes. Someone else might find their courage because of you.

Once you start taking action you’ll start meeting others who are already in the trenches; people with experience and skills you lack, perspectives that clarify things further. Now you can coordinate, synchronize, and amplify. You’ll also make new friends, and the group might become more than a means to an end.

BEYOND FEAR

Finally we must address the elephant in the room here: fear. The danger of a global escalation is real. Sugar coating it won’t help. Narratives which put heads in the sand definitely have a market.

The question isn’t so much whether your hands will shake, the question is whether you will find the courage to do what needs to be done anyway.

Again, it helps to reflect on the inevitability of death. None of us will be here in 200 years. Look at the big picture: the world we’re leaving for the next generation.

It can also help to plug in to something bigger than ourselves. Pray, meditate, connect to whatever you want to call it however you believe that you should.

Struggling to decide what to do? Unsure of the right path? Go to the source, and ask like you mean it. Put all that emotion you have pent up in your chest into it. This doesn’t have to be quiet, sitting down, formal, or planned. It can be through dance, music, or even just tears.

When your brain is operating at this frequency ideas often arrive out of the blue. Good ideas, And now your emotions are calm. Everything comes into focus. You see a step you could take now; a simple goal that you know you can accomplish, and you’re not afraid to start. In fact you’re excited. This isn’t just something worth dying for, this is something worth living for. Follow that feeling. Take action before it slips away.

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Gray Matters 

13 Apr

Some time hopefully in the not too distant future I will start producing youtube videos.  I dont know wether to just call it Gray Matters . I have several different streams that I want to pursue.  At the moment Im thinking of using Cumorahmusings as the over all project name then having each other project under that  i see Gray matters as starting off being abt controversial topics. Ones that I feel there is too much extremeism in. I have a list of 7 topics that I immediately want to discuss.  Im thinking of limiting video length to 5 minutes. That way its suscint and will focus me on to the main points I want to discusd without me wandering off onto tangents. 

I also hope to post a blog post in relation to each video. 

I also hope to do a series called Gray’s Gospel about my interests in regards to my view of the bible and Christianity.  I hope that calling its Grays Gospel is not too pretensious.

If I can do it I also hope to turn then into podcasts or maybe use them to do a more in depth podcast. 

If anyone has any suggestions or ideas Im open to them. 

Salt Lake is the word.

11 Dec

I noticed that from the stats that the times that I have gotten the most hits is when Salt lake is in the title. 

I wont abuse  it because it will be lile the boy who cried wolf. That eventually people will get indifferent abt it 

I also realized that there was one story from my time in Mexico. When  I was on my walk to the center of Mexico City I was abt to cross a busy street .  I was looking for the crossing button. I couldnt see one. Then I saw a button which I pressed. It was only after I pressed it that I realised the spanish was saying only press in an emergency . A lady spoke to me through a speaker .  

It startled me at first as I didnt realise there was a speaker. I tried to explian to her that it was a mistake .  eventually they got someone who could speak English. As my Spanish was very basic 

 I explianed to to then that were I’m  from there is always a button to ptrss to cross the street. I thought it was that button.

The guy explained to me that its illegal to press the button when it is not an emergency .  He instructed me to stay where I was. 

I panicked and continued walking rather than wait for the police also my time was limited .  abt 15 mins later a police car pulled up next to me. one of them could speak English. he asked if i was the one who pressed the button. 

Yes I replied .  I explianed to them the reason why. they were  very understanding They let me continue on my way. They also wanted to make sure that I was feeling safe and if there was anything that they could do for me. I thought of asking if they could drop me off in the center of the city but thought better of it. I replied that I was ok. They got in thier car they followed me till I reached the next major st then turned around and drove off. .  

I kept on envisioning that they were going to drag me off to spend time in some seedy Mexican prison .  that I’d miss my plane and everything would go pear shaped . 

But it all turned out ok.

Travelling Home

18 Nov

I woke up at 4 am . I did remember to get my washing . At 4.30 Kirk and I travelled to the Salt Lake City Airport .  I said my goodbyes .  Thanked Kirk for everything that he had done to help me. 

While I was waiting I checked on my various wait times and how long  they would be. .There was hardly any time between one flight and the next.

On the flight from La to Gongshou I was asked if I would change seats so  a family could be together .  So I did swap. but then this mother with a young baby sat next to me. I thought it would mean I’d have a terrible trip but the baby was really well behaved .  maybe cried once on the 15hr flight. her toddler son however was a bit of a nightmare but the father spent most of the trip keeping him entertained. 

In the waiting line at LA I seemed to have made an impression on a sister missionary returning home to Vietnam after an 18 month mission in LA. 

We got to china late so I was really petrified that I would miss my plane . I dont know why it was different this time but instead of just walking down the ramp to the next area. We were hearded on to buses the taken to awaiting area then when our flight was ready we were loaded on to another bus and taken to the plane. 

The plane was in the middle of the tarmac so I had to walk up some really steap stairs to get to the plane. 

Another 9 hr flight and hear i am now about to get off the plane. After not having seen my family since the 20 October its now the 18th of November .  

Well till the next time I travel goodbye thanks for reading and sharing in this journey with me.Till next time adios amigos.

Provo time.

17 Nov

The night before I was to leave with Kiek at 8 and he would drop me at Mt. Timpanogus Temple .  but he was unsure if the temple was open. 

If the temple wasnt open then the alternate plan was for me to use Shannons car and drive to provo. 

I checked and the Mt. Timpanogus Temple was closed till monday. 

When I woke up there was a note . There was a note asking if i could drop Shannon off to school if Mt Timpanogus was shut which I knew know that it was. 

So I left wirh Shannon at 8.30 and dropped her off for a day of teaching .  

Even though Mt.Timpanogus was closed Iwent there any way. I took lots of photos from many different ditections.

After apwnding abt 30mins there I typed provo temple into my phones gps and headed there . 

I don’t  know how when traveling people got around before gps .On this whole trip gps has been invaluable in guiding us 

I got to Provo and went to the temple and had a wonderful time. 

When i got out i went to the car and checked the gps ro see how far aware BYU was it was only a 20 minutes  walk. .so I decided to walk rather than drive. 

After wandering around BYU for a while I found the Admin building .  Near it there were this group jumping into a big pile of leaves .  it was to show support for the himeless and those with out food. the group was seeking donations . I considered jumping into the leaves. but due to health reasons decided against it.

I would probably have a major allergic reaction to the leaves. 

So I went to the admin building .  took me a while tobfind it because the info map was not oriented correctly . 

But eventually I did. then I talk to them abt where to go to find out info for my research project. They suggested that I talk to the graduate studies people . 

The gave me a map and pointed me in the right direction .  

I found the graduate studies building eventually . They were very helpful and gave me the phone number of someone to inquire with more abt scanning an artifact . 

They also encouraged me to come and study at BYU extolling the viruses of the university .  

So I walked back to my car after that.Then programmed in to the gps to go to Provo City  center Temple . 

It was abt 3.pm when i got there I was very tired. I thougjt of doing another Temple session but decided against it in the end. A combination of needing tonget upbat 4am the next morning and my already being tired . 

So I took some photos of the outside and the grounds. Then headed back to the Magelbys. I arrived back at abt 4pm. I was starving from not having eaten for most of the day. Its a good thing that the Magelbys seem to like having an early dinner. we had leftover turkey and pumkin pie. 

When it was dark enough i went outside and looked at the stars it something i had been meaning to do for a long time but kept for getting it was clear when i first went out there but some clouds where starting to drift in. i saw the big dipper. and the pole star. it wasnt as impressive as i alway imagined it to be 

It started to get cold so I went inside.There were still a couple of questions I needed to ask kirk. So we discussed those. Kirk also gave me some books to take home with me.

Shannon suggested that wash any dirty washing so i did that . then put it on to dry and went to be hoping that I would remember the washing in the morning . 

Temple square and Brother Brigham

16 Nov

After I woke up I had some vegemite on a sandwich . Then I got Kirk to drop me at temple square. I needed to go back to the church history museum. As my phone was fully charged this time I was able to take alot of photos .
Also I needed to go back there and talk to the curator again. I wanted more specifics about how to go about writing the research proposal.  So that was the first thing I did. but he said he was busy for a few hours . so i decided to try to talk to him again at about 3. I had agreed with Kirk for him to pick me up at 4.

So I went through the museum again I got as many photos as I could from as many different angels of the lapdesk. then took more photos of the rest of the museum,

Then I went to the family history library to see if they could help me with some of my family history that I’m stuck with. I was able to find another child for Mary Harely and John Gray. which is good. so after that I headed to temple square with it being Monday the temple was closed. SO i was only able to take alot of photos of the outside. but it is still a beautiful uplifting place. Then I went to the visitors center. I also went in side the tabernacle and the conference center by this time it was close to 3  so decided to go back to the church history museum.

We got in contact with Alan and he said he’d be down inn about 20 mins. but he didn’t show and when the ladies at the desk tried to contact him his phone wasn’t answering.  So I didn’t get to clarify what should be in the proposal so i guess it will just have to  be an email exchange.

Kirk picked me up at 4. he asked me what I wanted to do .i responded that I would like a uniquely utahan experience. So we went to a place called Chuck-o-rama. for dinner . They had everything there that is associated with Thanksgiving. Turkey ,mashed potato corn. pecan pie pumpkin pie. an assorted lot of salad. It was a bit like Sizzler back home .

Kirk had asked earlier if Id be interested in seeing a theater production based on Brigham young’s life. I was sure Brigham young is my favorite prophet.

So after eating at chuck-o-rama we went to the theater and saw James Arlington in Heres Brother Brigham. It was funny at times and thoughtful and moving at others. it was a one man show. but at the end he announced that this was the last show he was ever going to do as he was leaving on a mission to Tennesee. I talked to James Artlington later and thanked him for a great show.

By the time that we got home it was abt 10pm so I went strait to bed.

 

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