Humans Still Conned by Recycled Myths
According to recent reports, the Vatican has been undertaking a concerted campaign to have "Christianophobia" recognized by the United Nations as a scourge on par with Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. Besides having a lousy name, this global attempt at political correctness smacks of an irony that perhaps only the unlearned can appreciate.
The historical record is perfectly clear that the religions of "the book" are based on a dominator-mode of consciousness. Judaism, Christianity and Islam all have orders from "on high" to zealously spread their message of love, by way of the sword, if necessary (more like "if preferred"). Their holy scriptures are filled with violent imagery of conflict and conquest and warn repeatedly of eternal punishments if the call to expand their dogma is not heeded. Untold millions, perhaps more than that, have had their lives extinguished on this planet because of their refusal to accept or live by the precepts of this "peaceful" god. Even today, as humanity aspires to a degree of consciousness sophistication, we are held back by conflicts manipulated successfully in part by adherence to these monotheistic, barbaric, and truly ignorant belief systems.
Did these religions seek to promote the tolerance for other beliefs as they slaughtered their way across the continents? Did the Christians display their supposed power of mercy on the Druids, Africans, American Indians or Asian Islanders? Did the Jews display Yahweh's love on the peoples of Palestine, or respect for the Gentiles (Goyim) in their Talmudic literature? Did the followers of Muhammad and his Imams show tolerance to the cultures of North Africa as they crafted their early empire? Do any of these three treat their own women with a dignity worthy of being called human?
Many would argue that the violent behavior of these religions was necessary because they faced an equal hostility when their belief systems first emerged. Weren't Christians thrown to the lions? Haven't Jews suffered slavery, exile and torture wherever they've been? Isn't Islam constantly under the thumb of the great Satan? Love of self demands a violent response when faced with violence, does it not?
These questions only mask the truer nature of the issue. If you get bogged down in those debates, you will miss the point entirely, wasting your life force on trivial matters.
Yes, each of these beliefs faced violent backdrops and they continue to do so. But so have most other belief systems on this planet. Earth seems to be a place for violent expressions of consciousness. Whether this is by design, choice, devolution or evolution remains to be seen. What prompts this violence in endlessly repeating conflicts?
I believe that there are two major reasons for such behavior. Obviously, I am framing my observations on larger motivations rather than personal ones, which are highly varied and can be discerned in a case by case basis only, even then never sufficiently so. The first reason is that divisions are designed to create conflict. The second reason is that religious belief systems, no matter what culture champions them, serve to funnel human power up to a manipulative elite.
The more one studies the supposed truths of the major religions, the more one finds that we have heard all this before. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism are, in one form or another, recycled astro-theological myths. They reveal more about the Kosmos and our connection to it than they do any particular deific personality like Jesus or Yahweh (Allah). Being taught to believe these religious myths literally as children, and then as fundamentalist adults (still children, just bigger diapers), humans fail to discern these greater truths and vest their energies into expressing mythological differences and fighting over them. The conflict is good for business, especially of the warring variety.
The ancient writings regarding the mystery schools (from which all religions emerged) tell of two different kinds of truth, exoteric and esoteric. The exoteric "truth" is the mythological lie meant for the simple-minded who desired a life of being controlled by others. The esoteric truth was reserved for those who sought earthly power over the masses.
This power was not given simply by asking for it. One had to devote enormous time and energy, years of one's life, to prove oneself worthy. Such devotion was not enough in all cases, as there appears to be levels of truths among the secret orders. Advancement had much to do with personal courage, but it also may have had much to do with a willingness to suppress the lives of fellow humans. Members who shared the esoteric truths with the uninitiated often faced the severest consequences. This system is still in place today.
What might that truth be? Not being privy to such inner circles, I can only speculate that the information pertains to humanity's true origins and our place in the universe among other beings of consciousness. Such information, if it got "out", would cause us to radically alter the perceptions of ourselves and render many of the control structures, like religion and finance, almost impotent overnight. We would aspire to a greatness worthy of our ancestry instead of settling for a life as pawns in someone else's games.
That the Roman Church has now taken its appeal for protection up to our world governance means that it is trying to employ yet another tool of suppression in its desperate grasp to remain in power. Like the laws in place against anti-Semitism, the main purpose is to silence awakened minds critical of the power structure rather than the protection of people from violent harm. It is a global version of the political correctness movement that has all but extinguished the mindset of freedom in the United States and Europe. Challenges aimed at the protected parties can be easily dismissed as bigoted, and possibly illegal, points of view.
Just like Thanksgiving is an appropriate time to reflect on the slaughter and carnage of the white man in his quest for global dominance, so too is Christmas a time to reflect on the futility of our Christian heritage and the other poisonous belief systems connected to the alien god, Jehovah. The birth of Christ is merely a marking of the winter solstice, just like all the other savior Gods born of a virgin in December. As people were easily conned by the more informed priests of ancient times, so too, do people remain in darkness today.
If the solstice has any true meaning worth celebrating, it is that the darkness never completely wins out, and that brighter days are on the horizon. In the great cycles of existence, we repeat this dance endlessly. Perhaps one day, we shall dance in a world where power and riches are shared for the benefit of us all. You don't need Jesus to deliver that. The courage of an unlearner is more than enough.
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