What Goes on in the Bible?
The Government of the United
States is not in any sense founded on the Christian
From the advent of the first historical
empires, over 10,000 years have elapsed. We have long attempted to
answer the dilemma of evil and its permutations. We have been lead
to believe that it is a natural, if pernicious, part of life,
something we each have to work out as we exist and evolve. We are
made to think that evil comes into being because of the erstwhile
movement of nature.
We do not see the ramifications of this
false contention. If we embody it, then we subliminally regard
nature and its order as ontologically inferior. Nature is ignorant
we think. If it could bring about a propensity in its highest
creation that undermines its own order, then, by implication, it
cannot be intelligent or worthy of reverence and care. It is this
attitude which then leads to the desecration of nature, animals, and
indigenous peoples as well. The Druids did not permit themselves the
luxury of cutting a single living thing with a sharpened edge.
Compare this to today’s savagery and
In a sincere desire to discover the origins of evil and in a need to
circumvent the drive, personally and collectively, we have turned to
the philosophers and to the scientists and priests. For all their
musings and pontification, the academic philosophers have come up
relatively empty when providing clear understanding of this matter
for all humanity.
Science does not exalt the moral
question to any intense degree. Scientists cannot even find
consensus on the mysteries of the physical Earth. Orthodox
geologists have generally failed to account for anomalies pertaining
to the origin of life, of the hominids, the later genus Homo, and
the fossil record. The alumni of the Earth sciences consciously
manufactured the fallacious theory of the Ice Age and the
They advocated “Uniformitarianism”
stating what they knew to be untrue, that geological and
evolutionary changes take place over extremely long periods of time
and at very slow rates. The concept of the Ice Age does not come
any-where near to accounting for the paroxysms that occurred on the
Earth and are recorded in the legends of the native peoples.
It was concocted to lead people astray
from the realization of occurrences that not only shaped the Earth
but that impacted humans physiologically and psychologically.
Moreover, the elitist world of science has brought its fury to bear
on the lives, careers, and advancement of their detractors, genius
mavericks, and revisionists, such as
Immanuel Velikovsky, Ignatius
Donnelly, and Comyns Beaumont.
Edmund Halley was the first
scientist to account for the Biblical Deluge by polar displacement:
When he first argued his case before
the Royal Society of London in 1692, the revelation was so
startling that his paper was not published until 30 years after.
(Larry Brian Radka,
Those diligent scholars who have done
their homework jettisoned the “Ice Age” theory as completely
untenable. Since 1995, the science is in proving that there was
neither a “Pleistocene Epoch” nor a long lasting “Ice Age” of the
type habitually advocated (see
It is our belief that the hypotheses and theories promoted by the
establishment scholars were always known to be inadequate and
scientifically suspect, for it is far beyond the dictates of reason
that Darwin, Wallace, Aggasiz and Lyell, etc., could get their facts
so wrong by mere accident. The reasons why things went so wrong is
understood when it is realized how much was at stake for the
establishment if scholars and the masses should ever connect the
destruction on Earth with the coming of extraterrestrial entities.
The descendants of these visitors are
now in total charge of the Earth and obviously deem it essential
that the history of the Earth, of its geospheric and topographical
evolution, be made to appear the result of gradual changes and the
effects of ice that descended upon the northern continents.
It was of paramount importance that
humans did not look back to the pre-diluvian epochs.
For nothing is secret, that shall
not be made manifest; neither anything hid, that shall not be
known and come abroad.
To get the word out, their opponents
have had to resort to fiction and fantasy, to music and film, in
which they tell the tale, knowing that it is unlikely that the
average reader or viewer will go beyond their entertainment value,
or indulge in deeper, heuristic analyses.
Those of a questioning bent, disenchanted with the quandaries of
materialistic science, frequently turn to religion. Its
representatives have lauded themselves as having the question of
evil in hand, as possessing the special abilities and knowledge,
which alone address mankind’s epistemological conundrums. For 2,000
years, Christianity and the major religions have sought to account
for the presence of evil.
They have not succeeded in giving us any
clear answer. In attempting to answer one question, they have
fostered thousands of new ones. And some might argue that along with
science, religion is one of the most adroit exponents of evil in the
world today. And indeed, when we review the canon of Christianity,
we have good reason to feel frustrated. One may well ask, what is
going on in the Bible? Let us then take a brief look.
We are told by the religions that man has two natures, good and
evil. One is then compelled to ask why God would instill such
propensities in his own creations who are made in his image?
We read that God created man and woman. This implies that God is not
man or woman “himself.” Yet, consistently, the post-diluvian
religions all over the globe, constantly depicted and referred to
God as male? They do this even when, in the case of Hebrew, the name
for deity is of feminine gender.
We are told that man was not originally evil. He became that way
after the disobedience of Eve in the Garden. Why would God create
something born in his image and then deny him some aspect of
knowledge and then even banish him from paradise after it had been
We must also ask why God would condemn his creations for something
that was not a conscious transgression? Why the tests imposed on
those who must already be innocent in nature?
Then we are told that the parents sinned, only after they fell under
the influence of the evil one, Satan. So we ask, why would God allow
his newly created beings to be in the proximity of this “evil one?”
Who created the serpent?
Nowhere in the Genesis account is
there any mention, direct or indirect, of Satan’s involvement,
and yet it has become common practice for the Church to portray
the serpent as an emissary of Satan, or even as Satan himself.
Why would God himself know evil, before
man was even created, unless God had already brought evil into the
Why, as we read in the Book of Job, would God give Satan, a being
that cannot be trusted, the right to test Job? Why would God not
already know whether Job was a true servant or not. Is there a limit
to the omnipresence of Jehovah?
One cannot also conceive of the reason for the existence of any
being, like Satan, who has no good in him at all. What would be the
point of creating such as being, or in sending him to test those who
themselves must be morally pure?
If Satan could even have the ability to aspire toward supreme
Godhead, and if there are hierarchies of angels, etc., then perhaps
God can indeed be surpassed? What are we to make of this?
We find that Jehovah told a lie. Eve did eat of the prohibited
“tree,” but did not, as was warned, die. So how and why would a God
that puts such currency in morality tell lies?
God promised Noah after the Flood that he would never visit the
world with like calamity again...but there have been innumerable
devastations unleashed on earth, which taken together would rival
and even surpass the horror and death-toll of a prehistoric aeon.
Why does God create mankind and then lamenting his great evil nature
proceed to destroy all his creations? Why not confine the act to
mankind alone? And would it not have been simpler to create man and,
thereafter, not expose him to sin?
If it is true, as the Bible declares and theologians state that the
“sin” involved Adam and Eve being made conscious of their
“nakedness,” does this mean that God and the Serpent and the others
that were around were clothed?
We read that Cain after slaying Abel is banished forever by the
Lord, but is then endowed with the “mark” to prevent anyone from
slaying him. But why would the Lord want Cain’s life spared? How
would anyone know Cain’s past deeds and want to kill him? And how
could any “mark” matter one way or another? Is there a mark that
denotes that one has committed fratricide? And furthermore, who
would be in the position to kill Cain, since he and his parents
were, supposedly, the only beings alive in Creation?
We read that when Moses encounters Jehovah at the “Burning Bush” God
tells his prophet that He is the “God of Thy Fathers.” How can this
be? And what does it mean? Moreover, why does Moses ask to know
God’s name, if the “Chosen People,” the Israelites, already knew it?
Among the many Commandments that were levied by Jehovah was one
categorically forbidding “magical” practices by any of the “Chosen.”
Why, in this case, were Moses and Aaron doing the “rod and snake”
trick in front of the Pharaoh and his priests? Where do the
exceptions begin and end?
Jehovah, who commissioned Moses to secure the freedom of
the “Chosen People,” then continually “harden Pharaoh’s heart” to
prevent their easy release? Does this not smack more of human
Why is it that we read of Jesus experiencing Baptism from John? Why
would the sinless son of God need to go through a ritual that is
reserved for the sinners seeking repentance and conversion?
Jesus openly rebuked all public prayer. So why was this made
the staple thing in later Christianity?
There is no precedence for celibacy in the Bible, so why did this
become vogue in Christianity?
And what of the character of Jesus? We are told that he is the
embodiment of love, compassion, and forgiveness. But we read of him
turning over tables, talking about bringing a sword rather than
peace, and stating in Luke: But those mine enemies which would not
that I reign over them, bring hither and slay before me...
And regarding the mission, destiny, and message of Christ, why would
God send his son, a pure soul, into the so-called vale of death to
rise again from that state back to the Godhead that he already once
enjoyed? Was this necessary for the simple transmission of a
spiritual message? What would be the purpose of such an exercise?
What does it say about the omnipotence of the God of the Testaments?
If paradise could be lost once and then regained, what is to prevent
the scenario repeating ad infinitum?
And what of the character of Yahweh (Jehovah)? Is there not
inconsistency there also?
If he, Jehovah, is in reality the only God or the only real God,
then why the constant remonstrations about worshipping other Gods.
What would Jehovah have to fear? Is it the free will of people that
is remonstrated against?
According to conventional interpretations, does he not banish Satan
and human sinners to perpetual agony in hell? Satan could not be the
creator of hell, for nowhere does it say that he was, and if he was,
why would he stay in it? Is Jehovah not the creator of both evil and
Nowhere in the text does it state the
contrary. And if God is good, why send any of his creations to
everlasting perdition for any reason? Why not just destroy that
entity, since, according to Genesis, this is what was done to the
first creation. Surely, this would be less misery to the wretch. God
condemns eternally and his mortal creations suffer interminably for
the slightest moral deviation or infraction? So we ask, who is evil,
the one who acts it out, or the one who created the propensity in
the first place?
Does it not seem strange that the God who promised to take care of
all his people and never bring another deluge would be so
conspicuously absent during all the subsequent horrors of history?
So it goes on and on throughout the Bible text. No wonder that Pliny
the Younger when asked by the Emperor Trajan about Christianity
replied that it was a:
...degenerate sort of cult taken to
I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by
the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by
the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of...Each
of those churches accuse the other of unbelief; and for my own
part, I disbelieve them all.
I have examined all the known superstitions of the world, and I
do not find in our particular superstition of Christianity one
redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and
mythology. Millions of innocent men, women and children, since
the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured,
fined and imprisoned. What has been the effect of this coercion?
To make one-half the world fools and the other half hypocrites;
to support roguery and error all over the earth.
The clergy converted the simple teachings of Jesus into an
engine for enslaving mankind and adulterated by artificial
constructions into a contrivance to filch wealth and power to
them-selves... these clergy, in fact, constitute the real
What influence in fact have Christian ecclesiastical
establishments had on civil society? In many instances they have
been upholding the thrones of political tyranny. In no instance
have they been seen as the guardians of the liberties of the
people. Rulers who wished to subvert the public liberty have
found in the clergy convenient auxiliaries. A just government,
instituted to secure and perpetuate liberty, does not need the
(President James Madison)
Thanks to scholars, we now know that the
Book of Genesis is a simulacra of earlier Sumerian, Akkadian, and
Egyptian originals, in which the experiences of the dramatis
personae are suggestively similar.
The net result is that the Christian
hegemony has no answer for the existential predicaments of man. In
fact, they have made these worse. They espouse no answers or
remedies that do not themselves foster the repression of the natural
Surely, after 2,000 years of such labyrinthine
diversions, theological nonsense, and prevarication, it is time to
hand out the “pink slip” to the representatives of religion and pay
no more mind to their hyperbole.
One would think that this leaves humankind in a void when it comes
to the question of evil and its exact origins and denouement. But it
does not. As I have shown, the ancients had more than enough to say
about the coming of evil into the human arena.
Behind the veneer of fairy folklore, of
myth and legend, lie the answers.
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