ImaginChrisBoy ImaginChrisBoy 30 December 2020
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Important verses

Matthew 17:14-21 " The powerless disciples: the Mighty Christ"

14 And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying,

15 Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.

16 And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him hither to me.

18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

19 Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?

20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of y…

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Carnotaur Carnotaur 14 December 2020
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Hello Everyone!

Hello everyone here! I’m new to this abode, but I have made the decision to start a new Wiki. Over the past few years, I have made major discoveries, of texts that hardly no one knows of, which helped spur me into this. I specifically am speaking of Biblical texts. Most people know what the Bible is, and the opinions on it vary. What most people don’t understand is how ancient the Bible really is. The stories in it go back at most thousands of years ago, and tell us of the ancient world like no other book of antiquity. However, what we call the Bible today, is a fusing of the ancient Jewish Torah, and Christian Gospels and Epistles. What we call the Bible, was in fact only created about 325 A.D.! In that time, there have been hundreds of t…

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Anaverageguy123 Anaverageguy123 24 November 2020
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Kabbalah revision

Kabbalah is sometimes defined as the "mystical" tradition of Judaism, this is somewhat misleading as the Kabbalah is only one of several forms of Jewish mysticism, and the Kabbalah itself is not fully mystical. Granted there are branches of the Kabbalah, notably "ecstatic" Kabbalah, that stress mystical experience. Most Kabbalistic schools, however, place a much greater emphasis upon myth, magic, and theosophy. The particular interest of this page will be Kabbalistic mythology and theosophy which consist of a mythical and conceptual account of the inner workings of the Infinite Godhead and its relationship to the world, in particular humanity. The reader should note that the "Kabbalah" is not the same as the "Qabbalah" (the former which is…

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Muhammad Bukhari Noor Muhammad Bukhari Noor 22 September 2020
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Can anyone help me with set theory

Recently I am writing a book about making a bound for my DNA ordinal. I am almost finished with the book (which currently have 7800 words written into 20 pages), but I need some serious help regarding set theory for making the bound and a following proof. My best result to this point is that my DNA ordinal is between PTO(Pi^1_3-CA0) and PTO(Pi^1_3-CA+BI), which is on the realm of 2-stable ordinals. Noted that I generally like to refer to SLCON (see here ) as a side tool to help me to determine the size of DNA ordinal.

Here's some important results from SLCON, as in the page, plus some minor modifications based on some chat and some professional study of ordinal hierarchies: 1st ω-ple 2-stable ordinal; limit of first n 2-nonprojectables  = S…

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Hashmiubaid3 Hashmiubaid3 18 August 2020
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منظمة التعاون الإسلامي


 

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MuminahTannous MuminahTannous 30 April 2019
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Great Holy places for Muslims in the world

A Beautiful Hadith about the Great Holy places for Muslims in the world.

Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) said:

Don’t prepare yourself for a journey except to “3” Mosques, Al-Haram Mosque, Al-Aqsa Mosque, and my Mosque (Al-Nabvi Mosque).

This Hadith is enough to every Muslim to understand that what are the Holy places for Muslims in the world?

Al-Haram Mosque:​​​​​​

Millions of the Muslims perform Hajj and Umrah at this place.  Umrah can be performed at any time of the year because it is not mentioned anywhere in Islamic laws that Umrah is obligatory for every Muslims. Muslims only perform it for getting the happiness of Allah and if they perform it successfully then they get uncounted and unlimited rewards from Allah. Although Hajj is oblig…

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Granpa Granpa 20 January 2019
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When you are young you think you have it all very nearly figured out.

When you are young you think you have it all very nearly figured out. You think that its all simple and one dimensional.
Then you get older and find out that things are not so simple. What at first sight appears to be one-dimensional often turns out to be multi-dimensional.

Male-female seems to be one dimensional but its not that simple. Its actually two dimensional.

male
female
both (hermaphrodite)
neither (schizoid)



Its the same with atheism vs theism which at first appears to be one dimensional.

Religion is how autistic people (strictly speaking hyper-empirical people) see civilization. They see a distorted image because they do not fully understand emergence. (Law and life are emergent properties.)

1 Corinthians 13:12
Now we see things imperfec…









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Granpa Granpa 19 January 2019
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Civilization is my country. Objectivity is my religion.

This is what I grew up on:

The World Tomorrow Program:

Here it is on youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL71268395367D3087&app=desktop

They taught that the old testament laws were a requirement for all people. I now understand that they were indeed a requirement if you wanted to be Jewish but there was in fact never any requirement that people had to convert to Judaism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noahidism

According to the Jewish law, non-Jews are not obligated to convert to Judaism, but they are required to observe the Seven Laws of Noah. Noahidism is just a fancy term for civilization and civilized laws. Or at least, that is what it should be.


Elo-Hym = ολω-Hym = All-Human = no ego = infinitely logical human beings
YHWH = Ya-Ehud…



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Granpa Granpa 17 January 2019
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Should we do this or should we do that?

Should we be atheists? Should we be theists? Should we be Catholics? Should we be 7th day? Should we be Buddhists?

Its all so confusing. But the real question is not should we do this or should we do that.

The real question is why is there so much confusion in the first place?

If I were running a country I would want everyone to know exactly what is going on so everyone could see why I was doing what I was doing and so everyone could make informed decisions.

Yet in spite of thousands on newspapers and news channels confusion abounds.

Why so much darkness? Why so much smoke? Where is it all coming from? Who is getting rich off all this confusion?

Civilization is my country. Objectivity is my religion.

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Granpa Granpa 11 January 2019
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Trolls

Nobody ever changed their mind because others mocked and ridiculed them. Mocking and ridiculing only causes people to entrench themselves even deeper in their own beliefs.


We all get angry when we see rational human beings acting like animals. Thats normal.

The thing you need to understand is that trolls are not rational human beings acting like animals. They are animals pretending to be rational human beings.

Rational human beings do things for rational reasons. Animals do things precisely because they are irrational. Animals get up in the morning and ask themselves what is the most irrational thing they can do that day. Then they go out and do exactly that.


Fascism (aspergers) is perhaps best described as "anti-ism"; that is, the philosophy…


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Granpa Granpa 6 January 2019
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The real purpose

The purpose of democracy is not to give the voters what they want. The real purpose of democracy is to convince the voters that the government is doing all it can to give the voters what they want and thereby convince the voters to accept whatever the government is doing.

The purpose of capitalism is not to give the consumers what they want. The real purpose of capitalism is to convince the consumers that the market is doing all it can to give the consumers what they want and thereby convince the consumers to accept whatever the maket is doing.

The purpose of a forum is not to discuss the issues. The real purpose of a forum is to convince people that real discussion is taking place even though in reality its all just hand-waving and thereby …

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Granpa Granpa 6 January 2019
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Homosexuality

Pretend bigotry and Nazi chic, particularly the black SS officer's uniform, has been widely adopted and fetishized by underground heterosexual BDSM lifestyle.

Non-pretend (and therefore unsafe) bigotry which can be and often is between any 2 people of any sex becomes by analogy "homosexuality".

The pejorative terms "qu**rs", "fa**ots", "ho*****uals", and "gay_people" refer to 4 totally different groups of bigots. The proper terms would be autistics, aspergers, schizoid, and (undomesticated) sociopaths. Of course not all autistics etc are bigots.

I know that some of the words above are offensive. I didnt invent them and I definitely dont like using them but in this case there is just no way around it. There simply is no other way to explain wh…

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Granpa Granpa 9 June 2018
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Buddhism

Law of Karma: your external world is a reflection of your internal world.

Path to Nirvana (Liberation from Samsara):

1st stage (Stream-enterer)
Finite faith ("Homelessness")
2nd stage (Once-returner)
Moral discipline (Divine "discipline"/Boot camp)
Union with the divine
3rd stage (Nonreturner) (Rebirth in Pure Abodes)
Meditation (concentration) (Body, feeling, mind, and phenomena)
4 jhanas of form (4 infinite divine abodes including infinite time)
Serenity
Unifying the mind (Mindfulness)
Optional
4 jhanas of formlessness
4th stage (Arahant) (Only the illusion of imperfection remains)
Wisdom and insight (Higher knowledge)
Seeing things as they are (Destruction of taints)
Seven Factors of Enlightenment
Four Noble Truths (Dependent origination)
Nirvana (Illusio…
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Samadhi Wisdom Samadhi Wisdom 14 April 2018
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THE MECHANICS OF MINDFULNESS: TRAIN THE DRIVER ; DON’T CHANGE THE CAR

What is mindfulness and what is Samadhi? What exactly are the “Deviant Dharma Doors and External Ways” that the Buddha often warns about in the Sutras? The answer can be easily illustrated by a simple example: If the human body is a car and the mind is the driver, then mindfulness and samadhi refers to the training of the driver to be more patient, more responsible, more attentive and competent. On the other hand, Deviant or External Ways seek merely to upgrade or modify the car to extreme degrees rather than train the driver to be more emotionally stable, skilled or competent—attributing any accident, shortcoming or unfortunate event to be an engineering or technical issue while totally ignoring the driver’s capability or responsibility.  …

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Granpa Granpa 7 January 2018
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Psychological types




Drive theory
Deductive
Curiosity/Anti-Curiosity
Time/Anti-Time
Inductive
Empathy/Anti-Empathy
Sympathy/Indifference

Standard Myers-Briggs (Either/or)
Deductive
Intuition/Sensing
Introvert/Extravert
Inductive
Feeling/Thinking (F/M)
Judging/Perception

Myers-Briggs (Both)
Deductive
????
Ambivert
Inductive
Hermaphrodite
????

Myers-Briggs (Neither)
Deductive
Autistic
Aspergers (Nazi)
Inductive
Schizoid (Homosexual)
Schizophenic

Brain regions
Deductive
Cerebellum (Output)
Input of cerebellum
Inductive
Forebrain (CEO)
Midbrain (Input)

Brain functions
Deductive
How (Tactics)
When (Strategy)
Inductive
What
Why

Brain
Deductive
Fuzzy logic
Empiricism (Seeing)
Inductive
Imagination
Rationalism (Hearing)


Subjective (Animal)
Objective (Human)




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Granpa Granpa 7 January 2018
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Garden of Aden

And the head El-o-hym layeth a charge on the man, saying, `Of every Rhod of the garden eating thou dost eat; and of the Rhod seeing and knowing Good&Evil, thou dost eat of it, NOT, thou shalt die-die in the day that thou eatest thereof'

(or "and of the Rhod Good-Reu-Seeing-El, thou dost eat of it, for thou shalt kill death in the day that thou eatest thereof")

Now the serpent was more crafty (aruwm) than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

And the woman said unto the serpent, `Of the fruit of the Rhods of the garden we do eat, But of the fruit of the Rhod which is in the interior of the garden, El-o-hym has said, "Ye shall eat of it n…

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Belief

A theist is someone that believes that God exists. An atheist is someone that believes God does not exist.


The truth is you shouldn't believe anything. You should always know.

If I have a coin with two heads and I flip it then I know that it will land heads.

If it has one heads and one Tails then I don't know what it will land but I still know the probability Is 50/50.

If I don't know how many heads or tails the coin has then I don't know what the probability is but I still know what the Bayesian probability is. The Bayesian probability is the degree to which you expect it.

At no point is it necessary to believe anything.

Believing = thinking you know

Knowing the Bayesian probability = knowing that you think


"Beware," Jesus warned them. "Watch out…



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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Ark of salvation

Ark = Infinite house = New Jerusalem = Paradise = Salvation

It isn't God that you need saved from. God is on your side. It's the devil that wants to send you to the lake of fire (the sun). In fact the devil is the Lake of Fire.

The devil is not evil because no thing and no person is infinitely bad. But the devil is infinitely psychopathic.

The devil can't be reasoned with. He can't be bargained with. He doesn't feel fear or pity or remorse. And he absolutely will not stop. Ever!


The only way to deal with the devil (and fascists in general) is to ignore him. To not care. Being ignored is the only thing they can't take. You shouldn't care what the devil thinks of you. You shouldn't care about the devil. It can be hard to ignore the devil when y…

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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2 Jesuses

There were 2 radically different men named Jesus (hence 2 different genealogies) and their radically different teachings are mixed together in the gospels.

But this spake he of that spirit which they that believe on him were about to receive for the Holy Spirit was not yet given; because THAT Jesus was not yet glorified.


He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.

And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.


"In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." (NIV)

"But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secert.…



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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Er and Tamar on the breastpiece


But after the captivity Er and Tamar were no longer on the breastplate.


Urim and Thummim

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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You shalt not coagulate curds in people's milk







גְּבִינָה

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermented_milk_products


bread, wine, and cheese. All made with microorganisms

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Abels offering was milk

And Abel is feeding a flock, and Ki-on hath been worker of the Adamah. And it comes to pass at the end of days that Ki-on (Qayin-u-Nathan) brought (wine or alcohol) from the fruit of the ground a present to Ja-havad; and Abel, he has brought, he also, milk-fat from the firstlings of his flock; and Ja-havad looks to Abel and to his present, and unto Ki-on and to his present He has not looked


Milk: חָלָב

milk, sour milk, cheese milk abundance of the land (metaph.) white (as milk)


Fat: חֵלֶב

fat fat (of humans) fat (of beasts) choicest, best part, abundance (of products of the land)

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Do not yoke together your livestock unevenly

Lev 19:19 Do not yoke together your livestock unevenly. You would not sow your fields unevenly. Nor would you wear upon you a garment unevenly insulating

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Aram-Naharaim = highland between 2 rivers = Mt Gilboa

Aram-Naharaim Aramaic:ארם נהריים is a region that is mentioned five times in the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. In Genesis, it is used somewhat interchangeably with the names Paddan Aram and Haran to denote the place where Abraham stayed briefly with his father Terah's family after leaving Ur of the Chaldees, while en route to Canaan (Gen. 11:31), and the place to which later patriarchs obtained wives, rather than marry daughters of Canaan.

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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Theia and the flood


Approximation of the shape of a rapidly spinning planet. The equator reaches orbital velocity. See Synestia

Genesis:

Day 1: The core of the Sun (now a brown dwarf) collapses and Neptune, Ouranos, Satyrn, & Jupiter spin off the Suns equator.

Day 2: Super heated core material erupts onto the suns surface forming a pancake dome (firmament) which boils off all volatiles (waters).

Day 3: Earth, Mars, Venus, & Mercury spin off the suns equator.

Day 4: Four moons spin off the Earths equator.


3 billion years ago Theia's decaying orbit reached the Roche limit and over the next 1.5 billion years Theia slowly deposited all of its mass onto a ring of mountains circling the earth's equator.

First the ices on Theia's surface were deposited. This created Earths…



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Granpa Granpa 27 December 2017
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Jesus was born in 14 AD and crucified July 2 of 31 AD

Jesus was born in 14 AD and crucified July 2 of 31 AD which was Julian day 1864053 and a Wednesday. Jesus was placed in the tomb Thursday at dawn.


Matthew doesnt say where they were from originally. But there's certainly nothing in Matthew that contradicts the idea that they were indeed from Nazareth.

Augustus ordered a census in

28 BC
8 BC
14 AD

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (This sort of taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the City of David, which is called Beth-le-hem; (because it is the Bayi…


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Sabre Bob Sabre Bob 16 November 2017
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The Call of Communion

The Call of Communion 

 

You may already know we Catholics are big into tradition and one of the seemingly mandatory ones is when any Catholic gives a talk he has to start out with a story. Who am I, striving to be a faithful son of the Church, to break such a tradition? 

Once upon a time (December 1952) in a land far, far away (New York City) there once lived the author and literary critic Mary McCarthy. Mary McCarthy is not much remembered today other than her best-selling 1963 novel, The Group. Mary had long been a member of New York City's literati, a clique of cultural elites who then, as now, were overwhelmingly secular and cynical and as a very alienated lapsed Catholic, Mary McCarthy fit right in. On this December night, Mary and her …

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Bishop Ron Feyl Bishop Ron Feyl 29 July 2014
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Worldwide Recruiting Program for the Order of Exorcists

The Order of Exorcists is a International organization of clergy and laity who work side by side in an worldwide ministry of exorcism. Clergy from any jurisdiction is welcome to join and be trained as an Exorcist for their parish/jurisdiction. Laity are also welcome to the Order of Exorcists, where they would be trained as demonic investigators and do first contact interviews, conduct demonic investigations and prepare the assessment report that would be submitted to the Chief Exorcist Archbishop Ron Feyl, SOSM For more information about joining the Order of Exorcists visit http://www.orderofexorcists.weebly.com or http://www.orderofexorcists.com

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Budhai Budhai 16 June 2014
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Buddhism and Hinduism Wiki

Budaipedia

Hinduism and Buddhism share some of the following similarities.

Hinduism and Buddhism share some of the similarities, such as Both Hinduism and Buddhism emphasize the illusory nature of the world and the role of karma in keeping men bound to this world and the cycle of births and deaths, desire is the root cause of suffering and removal of desire results in the cessation of suffering. Some of the Hindu texts such as the Upanishads (Isa) and the Bhagavadgita consider doing actions prompted by desire an attachment would lead to bondage and suffering and that performing actions without desiring the fruit of action would result in liberation, both religions believe in the concept of karma, transmigration of souls and the cycle of birt…

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HoubkneghteS HoubkneghteS 31 May 2014
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Inactivity

Why is this wiki so inactive? There is a lot to be covered, and much more we can cover.

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Sabre Bob Sabre Bob 22 December 2012
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Useful Idiots: Another Screwtape Tribute

Useful Idiots

(Another Screwtape tribute)

Author’s disclaimer: Like CS Lewis, I will not tell you how Treaclegloch’s columns came into my possession.  Like Screwtape and other devils, it must always be remembered that Treaclegloch is a self-serving liar and prone to the particular brand of wishful thinking found in Hell. For those readers not familiar with The Screwtape Letters and Screwtape Proposes a Toast, whenever a devil refers to “the Enemy” he is referring to God and when he refers to “our Father below” he is referring to Lucifer. These and other similar inversions of usage and values should be remembered when interpreting any devilish missive.

The Infernal Herald is pleased to announce the resumption of a popular though recently interrupted …

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AdamSch AdamSch 9 August 2012
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Join bible study wikia

Please join bible study wikia. It is simmilair to this wiki but it is more focused on the bible.It is not only an online version of the bible ,but also has study pages so you can understand the bible more.Mutiple view articles are aloud and this wiki does not have very many contrubitors.

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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 27 July 2012
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This is officially a Big Wiki

I've added this wiki to http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Hub:Big_wikis, but one of you regulars can keep an eye on the page and maybe add a logo! -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 14:28, July 27, 2012 (UTC)

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Bishop Ron Feyl Bishop Ron Feyl 17 May 2011
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Help Wanted: Board Members & Exorcist's for religious order

+ Archbishop Ron Feyl, SOSM, is the presiding archbishop of a religious order called The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel.

The Order is in need of more members and five board members.

We are recruiting seminarians, priests, and paranormal investigators, from every city and state due to increasing demand for exorcisms.

We also have five openings for board members. Each board member would contribute one hour a month for meetings held over "Skype" for convenience.

If you are interested please visit our website called Exorcist, The Paranormal Ghost Terminators. www.ghostterminators.com

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Bishop Ron Feyl Bishop Ron Feyl 16 May 2011
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The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel

The Most Reverend Ron Feyl, SOSM, Presiding Archbishop of The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel and Chief Exorcist for many Catholic jurisdictions.

The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel is attempting to recruit members of the clergy from any jurisdiction, in every city, state, and country who are interested in joining the fight of good versus evil, as an exorcist. Please read "Open Letter to All Archbishops Regarding Exorcisms" http://www.prlog.org/11642830

The "Order" is recruiting seminarians, priests, and bishops from any jurisdiction. They would remain within their own jurisdiction while holding a membership in the Order of Exorcists. Once a member, all referrals for exorcism would go to the attention of the bishop of…

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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 22 February 2010
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Father Dave worries about Iran

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Father Dave worries about Iran

Dave is responding to a post that started with some positive news about an Iranian woman hoping to win and Olympic medal, but the broader news about Iran's role on the world stage is looking increasinly disturbing. For the full post go here.

The whole scene is starting to worry me deeply. It seems that Iran is developing a siege mentality and the Western media is responding by doing all it can to whip up anti-Iran fervour.

Human rights abuses do indeed seem to be on the increase in Tehran but I don't see the threats from Israel and the US as being at all helpful. Indeed, I found this recent article by Daniel Pipes most disturbing.

Pipes suggests that the only way for Obama to save his r…

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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 6 February 2010
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Army Kidnaps 29 Palestinians in the West Bank

by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC

4-2-2010 Israeli soldiers detained, on Thursday at dawn, 29 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Army sources claimed that those detained are on their “wanted-list” by the Israeli security.

Seven residents were kidnapped in Qalqilia district, one in Jenin, three in Ramallah, eight in Bethlehem and ten in Hebron; all were moved to interrogation centers for questioning.

Nine Palestinians were forced out of their homes in Hebron city and were taken by the soldiers. Their families were forced under the rain while the soldiers searched and sabotaged their homes.

One resident was kidnapped in the old city of Hebron.

One resident was kidnapped in Kufur Ra’ey town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of th…

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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 6 February 2010
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Irish bishop resigns over child abuse scandal

The Irish Roman Catholic bishop Donal Murray has resigned, following a strongly critical report on his handling of child sex abuse cases. It was announced today he would be leaving the position of Bishop of Limerick, and that the Pope had accepted his resignation.

The report into allegations against priests in the Dublin Archdiocese decribed Murray's conduct in one case as "inexcusable". Father Thomas Naughton was sentenced to three years jail in 1998 for abuse, and yesterday was jailed once again for further abuse between 1982 and 1984. Judge Michael O'Shea described the abuse as "appalling, shocking and horrifying", and said it had an "absolutely catastrophic" impact on the victim, a six year old altar boy.

Murray had failed to investigate…

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Religionwiki-bot Religionwiki-bot 6 February 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI confirms visit to Scotland as part of his UK tour

Pope Benedict XVI has confirmed that he will be travelling to Scotland as part of his tour to the United Kingdom this year.

The Pope made the announcement, which was in a gathering with the Scottish Catholic bishops in Rome, Italy, in response to an address from Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien.


The Pope has been quoted as saying: "Later this year, I shall have the joy of being present with you and the Catholics of Scotland on your native soil."

Pope Benedict, who announced that he would be taking a visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 last year, spoke against sectarianism and euthanasia. He said that "[f]aith schools are a powerful force for social cohesion."

"Together with my brother Bishops," Cardinal Keith O'Brien stated in reaction t…


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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 4 February 2010
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Poland issues EU warrant for Swede suspected of stealing Auschwitz sign

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

A court in Poland has issued a European Union arrest warrant for 34-year-old Anders Hogstrom, the alleged mastermind involved in the theft of the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz. The sign, later recovered cut into three pieces, was stolen from the entrance of the death camp in December last year. Five Poles have been arrested for the arrest of the sign, that translates to "work sets you free". The wrought-iron sign weighs 40kg and is five metres long, and was unscrewed and ripped from above the gate of the infamous site in the heart of Poland. The theft caused outrage around the world, in particular in Poland and Israel.

Spokesman for the court of the Polish city Krakow, Rafal Lisak, said that the S…

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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 4 February 2010
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China urges Obama to cancel Dalai Lama visit

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

China has warned the United States that ties between the two countries will be strained if the US President meets the Dalai Lama. This follows the little progress achieved at "sharply divided" talks between China and the representatives of the Dalai Lama in China. Chinese Communist Party official Zhu Weiqun, speaking at a press conference to discuss the five-day visit by the representatives, said that "corresponding action" would be taken if the White House did not step down. He elaborated, stating that "it will seriously undermine the foundations of Sino-US political relations", and that China would take "corresponding action to make relevant countries see their mistakes."


He added, "The Dalai Lama is already 75. W…


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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 4 February 2010
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Ritual sacrifice in Nepal sees 320,000 animals slaughtered to Hindu goddess

In a tribute to Gadhimai, a Hindu goddess of power, a Nepalese festival began today with the mass sacrifice of 20,000 buffalo in the village of Bariyapur. Shortly after, 300,000 birds, sheep and goats were similarly ritually slaughtered.

It is estimated as many as 750,000 people travelled from India, which recently banned similar mass-sacrifices, to make up the majority of the festival's estimated one million attendees. Member of Parliament Shiv Chandra Kushwaha skipped Tuesday's legislative meeting, saying that the festival had more importance as a religious celebration.

Although animal rights groups have condemned the ceremony as cruel, the Nepalese government has ignored requests to cancel the festival, held once every five years. Last ye…

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Sgt.Friso Sgt.Friso 4 February 2010
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Two Palestinians reportedly shot dead by Israeli troops

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Palestinian medical officials have said that two Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip were killed by gunfire from Israel on Saturday, according to security sources and Palestinian officials.

According to witness reports, the men were collecting scrap metal when they were killed near the border; Israeli officials, however, said that the men were trying to shoot rockets into Israel. An Israeli military spokeswoman said that the army had nothing to do with the shooting.

The head of Gaza's emergency and ambulance services, Mo'aweya Hassanein, said to media that ambulances were dispatched to the area, but were still waiting for permission from Israeli authorities to reach the scene.

On Sunday, the IDF said in a statement…

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Israel "illegally annexing" east Jerusalem, EU reports

Friday, December 4, 2009

A classified European Union report for 2009 says Israel is actively pursuing the annexation of east Jerusalem. The report accuses Israel of implementing an intricate policy including expanding Jewish settlements and demolishing Palestinian homes. It says policies "are undermining prospects for a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem and incrementally render a sustainable two-state solution unfeasible"; this is described as, "an integral part of a broader Israeli strategy."

Israeli Foreign ministry spokesperson, Yigal Palmor, told AFP that the report was "dishonest", "reflects the Palestinian propaganda" and "is based exclusively on Palestinian versions and figures." This comes as EU foreign ministers prepare a statem…

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Palestinian state set to be abandoned, says Erekat

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

According to the chief Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, Palestinians may need to abandon their goal of creating an independent state should Israel continue expanding Jewish settlements on contested land. Erekat stated it was time for Mahmoud Abbas to "tell his people the truth, that with the continuation of settlement activities, the two-state solution is no longer an option".

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unsuccessfully asked Abbas to negotiate with Israel in order to solve the settlement issue, saying "[g]etting into final status negotiations will allow us to bring an end to settlement activity." On a visit to Cairo, Clinton mentioned that Washington wanted an end to the activities in Israel.

Erekat c…

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Clinton to Abbas: Resume peace talks with no preconditions

Monday, November 2, 2009

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Palestinian negotiators yesterday that they should resume talks with Israeli negotiators without the preconditions that Israel stop all settlement building in the occupied territories. Mrs. Clinton's statements came after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli negotiators that all negotiations would be postponed until Israel stopped building settlement houses in Palestinian territory.

Secretary of State Clinton praised what she called "unprecedented" concessions on settlement building in the occupied territories. Clinton went on to add, "There has never been a precondition [to stop settlements]. It's always been an issue within the negotiations."

Palestinian…

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Israel evicts two Palestinian families from their homes

Monday, August 3, 2009

Two Palestinian families who have been living in East Jerusalem since 1956, were evicted from their homes on Sunday after an Israeli court rejected their appeal filed against the eviction. The eviction comes after increasing international pressure on Israel to stop settlement activity and end home evictions.

Israeli security forces entered the homes at 6:00 a.m. (local time) and forcibly removed the family and international activists who were also living in the homes. At least 19 children were among those removed. Al Jazeera reports that a family was beaten with batons as they tried to get back into their house. JTA reports that Jewish families moved into the homes shortly after the Palestinian families were evicted.

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Portal update

I have been busy with the portal. I was thinking about making the portal page more interactive. I have added already some blog options to the portal. Users are able commenting on the portal articles.

Blog post will be automatically placed on the portal.

I am also intending with making an Introduction Video. Any new ideas concerning the Portal are welcome .

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French MPs call for ban on veils for Muslim women

An all-party committee of French parliamentarians has recommended that Muslim women should be banned from wearing face veils when using public services such as hospitals and public transport. Other recommendations include refusing citizenship or residence permits to those who visibly show "radical religious practice". The report does not call for a complete ban, but it would place a number of restrictions on daily life for those who wished to carry on wearing a veil.


According to the committee's report, "The wearing of the full veil is a challenge to our republic. This is unacceptable." It added, "We must condemn this excess". It criticised the practice as being contrary to French principles of secularism and equality, and called for the F…

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news

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