In Quest Of the Past
Back to the Holy Grail and Language
As noted by Fulcanelli, when one begins to study the subject with an
eye for subtle “clues”, one begins to understand that the very words
chosen in the numerous tales are designed to either lead to, or away
from, the central issue. In other words, not only are the incidents
clues in themselves, but the very names are as well. They are
installed as helpers or hindrances! Sometimes this may even be a
function of the individual reading the clue, as we now understand
from our little study of ligands.
An individual who is “jumping to
assumptions”, or who has accepted as truth things which are not, in
fact, true - and may have done so habitually - has a reduced ability
for discernment. The individual who has taken great care, who has
been patient and thorough and cautious, may be led to a proper
understanding by the very same clue that leads another on a wild
The clues are in the languages and the words, but
hidden like little genes coiled up in DNA, waiting for the right ligand or charge of electricity to enable them to uncoil and make
themselves known. And this brings us to the fact that there seems to
be a deep connection between language and DNA.
writes in his Babel: The Language of the 21st Century:
Matter, Life and Language are three instances where infinite wealth
has been achieved with very little. The variety of matter is the
product of the combinations of about twenty-six atoms. The
innumerable life forms of our planet stem from the permutations of
only twenty amino acids. Third and last, the millions of words that
make up human language are nothing but the combinations of about
twenty consonants modified by some five vowels.
In the past fifty years, man has made considerable progress in
discovering and deciphering the physical and
genetic forces that
organize inert and organic matter. No comparable advances have been
made in the field of language. Why did English-speaking people use
the letters L and V to express their LoVe? (and LiVe) What compelled
them to designate the opposite feeling by inverting the same two
root-letters to form ViLe? (and eViL) Finally why were totally
different letters used to express these feelings in the six thousand
other languages the earth has known? Our thoughts and our words are
thus made of chains of letters, the logic of which escapes us
Man, the author of speech, is himself made of chains of molecules
and proteins the laws of which are well known to us. We may well
suppose a strict continuity between these biological rules and those
that organize his highest faculty, language.
In other words, we may assume that the laws that rule his flesh also
rule his speech. Such a biology of word formation, valid for all of
man’s languages, ...is situated at the crossroads of not only all of
this earth’s tongues, but also all forms of expression, such as art,
science [and] children’s stories. (Myths) One of its fundamental
rules is that words strictly adhere to the objects, situations or
beings they designate. Far from being merely convenient tools of
communication, words are thick, multidimensional, densely
interrelated structures, which contain limitless information.
During at least one-third of our life, we revert to using words in
such a universal language. In our dreams we may be called on by a
stone or dialogue with a flower, a bird or a water spring. Dreams
are pieces of a whole language in which words are still connected to
the objects they designate. Night is thus the time when man recovers
his full faculty of speech. 40
40 Abehsera, Abraham A., Babel: The Language of the 21st Century
(Jerusalem: EQEV Publishing House 1991) pp. 1-2.
In Dreams and Myths, man uses the universal language and it is in
understanding this “green language” of the alchemists that we come
to some understanding of our reality and how it is shaped by the
actions of higher level beings (“Gods”) who are hyperdimensional and
therefore, outside of time. It is through this that we come to an
understanding of what the Holy Grail really is and what it can
really do. It can really do all that is recorded in myth and legend
- literally - and even more!
What we are seeing is that many “esoteric” interpretations of
ancient knowledge may be mere wishful thinking. We are advocating
the idea that science should shine the light of reason and the
scientific method upon them. But, we also can see that science, as
it is generally done in our world, is woefully inadequate to the
Very early in the Cassiopaean contact, “myself in the future” began
to use quote marks in a rather unusual way; that is, a manner that
did not strictly follow the accepted rules of grammar and
punctuation. I became curious about this and asked:
Q: (L) I have been poring over this material and it occurs to me
that certain words have been put in quotes for a reason, yes?
A: We put in quotes what we want further examined.
I didn’t realize then that I was going to be teaching myself this
I began to keep a notebook of these quoted
words and my studies in their interpretations. I began with simply
looking them up in the dictionary and discovering the fullest
possible meaning or varieties of meanings. This then led to tracking
the words back to their roots and discovering other words that
“grew” from the same roots, and often this involved working in other
utterly amazing how connections became clear in this way. For
example: consider the term “Emerald Tablets”. Emerald: variety of
Beryl - ME + OF - Emeralde
- VL + L - smaraldus/ smaragdus - Gr - amaragdos meaning “of
So, we go to “orient”. Oriental - L orientalis -
Eastern. Then we look at “eastern” and find: Eastern - IE base
“aues” - to shine - whence Aurora - dawn/east - and aurum - gold.
Moving on to “gold”, we find: Gold - IE base “ghel” - to shine, to
gleam, symbol Au - Aurora, lover of Orion. And then, finally, we
look at “green”. Green - IE base “ghro” - to become.
So, what we
have found is that a great many ideas come into play in considering
the “Emerald Tablets”, and this will later become very important.
At the same time, I noticed that, very often, a word that began with
a specific meaning became reversed over time. I also noted that the
various alphabets in use by human beings had certain relationships
that were either similar or antagonistic. I also discovered that, at
a certain point, letters were added to several 22 letter alphabets
to make them 24 letter alphabets, and at about the same time, the
zodiac was tinkered with, a sign was added and another one split in
And, this very period of time was related to all of the issues
that lead us to the problem of the Grail. It became clear that
someone or some force or tendency was at work here that resulted in
the “Babel Syndrome”, as I came to call it. I could see the “tracks”
of some influence that was determined to make the solution of the
mystery as difficult as possible by tossing extra puzzle pieces into
the pile; pieces that would lead generations of searchers astray.
knew that I needed to find some sort of “standard” by which to
evaluate these clues, so, I inquired about this:
Q: I am tracking the clues through the various languages and
alphabets. I would like to know which of these alphabets, Runic,
Greek, or Etruscan, preceded the others, and from which the others
Q: Well, who were the Etruscans?
A: Templar carriers.
Q: What does that mean?
A: Seek and ye shall find.
Q: Well, how am I supposed to do that? I can’t find anything else on
the Etruscans! What are Templar carriers?
A: Penitent Avian Lords.
Q: What does that mean?
A: For your search. All is drawn from some more ancient form. […]
Q: Well, I think that a HUGE key is in the tracking of the
A: The roots of all languages are identical...
Q: What do you mean?
A: Your origin.
Q: You mean Orion?
A: Interesting the word root similarity, yes?
Q: Well, the word root similarities of a LOT of things are VERY
interesting! It is AMAZING the things I have discovered by tracking
A: The architects of your languages left clues aplenty.
Richard Rudgley tells us in The Lost Civilizations of the Stone Age
that there are between 5,000 and 10,000 different languages in the
world today. This fact echoes the Biblical story of the Tower of
Babel. The question is, of course, was there ever a single language
in our remote past that would suggest a global antediluvian
civilization? As a matter of fact, there is.
One noted linguist, Hans Pederson, has expressed the opinion that
there is a definite relationship between the supposedly distinct and
independent language families of Indo-European, Semitic, Uralic,
Altaic and even Eskimo-Aleut. He posits that all these language
groups were in fact descended from a remote language ancestral to
them all which he called Nostratic, from the Latin noster, meaning
‘our’. In this language, there are many words associated with
agriculture and husbandry, which suggests a farming economy.
However, among the 2,000 roots of the Proto-Nostratic lexical stock,
we do not find words suggesting acquaintance with agriculture or
husbandry, but we do find many terms associated with hunting and
In other words, it could be suggested that Proto-Nostratic belongs
to the postdiluvian world which is designated by mainstream science
as the ‘Neolithic revolution’, while most of its descendent
languages belong to the Neolithic epoch of food-producing economy.
As it happens, the most ancient center of Neolithic economy in
western Eurasia was situated in southwest Asia, which leads to a
preliminary hypothesis that Proto-Nostratic was spoken in southwest
Asia at a period prior to the ‘Neolithic revolution’. Most of its
daughter - languages belong to the Neolithic epoch, and their spread
over large territories of Eurasia and Africa was connected with the
demographic explosion caused by the ‘Neolithic revolution’.
Now, pay careful attention here: The implications of the Nostratic
hypothesis are mind-boggling. The theory proposes that most of the
peoples of Europe and those in a large part of western Asia and
parts of Africa were speaking Nostratic languages way back in
prehistory, before the advent of agriculture.
The project of reconstructing the vocabulary of the Nostratic
language takes us deep into the Upper Paleolithic period, the latter
part of the Old Stone Age! If the Nostratic language hypothesis is
right, then it must be more than 10,000 years old and is likely to
be nearer 15,000 years old.
The linguists are actually getting quite daring because there is
another even more controversial hypothesis, which is that of a Dene-Sino-Caucasian
language that includes languages as diverse as Basque, Chinese,
Sumerian, and Haida. If this is shown to be a genuine language
group, then it must, like Nostratic and Eurasiatic, be of Upper
Some linguists even propose that they can reconstruct the primordial
ancestor of all the world’s languages, a language called either
Proto-Global or Proto-World. Some of them have assembled etymologies
which they believe indicate a connection between all of the world’s
language families showing a correlation in respect not only to the
meaning of the words, but also to their sound.
Many “mainstream” scientists are amazed and troubled by the fact
that these correspondences exist across time and space and that
languages found as far field as the deserts of southern Africa, the
Amazon rain forest, the Arctic and the cities of Europe still retain
links from a remote time when they must have all been closely
connected. But they cannot deny what is being proposed.
accidental resemblance of both meaning and sound on a global scale
is too unlikely to contemplate. That such parallels exist between
language groups in distant parts of the world is striking and is
hard to dismiss simply as mere coincidence. In fact, this hypothesis
takes us back over 20,000 years to some time before these two
macro-families must have split to go their separate ways.
This is why word studies are so important. If we hypothesize an
ancient high technology, and that myths and legends are disjecta
membra of this civilization, coming as close to the original meaning
of words is of crucial importance.
The conclusion is that the various proto-languages that are said to
belong to the Nostratic group could have dispersed from the zone in
which agriculture seems to have first developed, namely the Near
East and Anatolia.
In this scenario the expansion of these languages
beyond the region would be directly associated with the spread of
farming. The parent language, Proto-Nostratic would thus be located
somewhere in the core region and obviously to a time preceding the
origins of agriculture.
Farmers vs. Shepherds. Cain and Abel. As I was reading through all
the myths, I was struck by this conflict and also how an older
“shepherd” myth was often transformed into an “agriculture” myth
with concomitant reversal of imagery and meaning.
I asked the Cassiopaeans - myself in the future - about this:
Q: One thing I do want to understand, since it is involved in all of
this, is the idea of the ‘Shepherd’. All of the ancient legends and
stories and myths lead, ultimately, to something about the
‘shepherd’, or the ‘Shepherd King’.
A: Shepherd is most likely to be struck by lightning, due to staff,
and thus “enlightened”, or “illumined”!!
Q: Funny spelling! But, what is the contrast between the concept of
the shepherd and the agriculturalist? This goes back to the very
roots of everything - there is Cain and Abel, Jacob and Esau, Isaac
and Ishmael... and others that are even older from other
A: Are not you “abel” to figure this out? Have you not learned to
explore your ideas without prejudice?
Indeed, this is one of the great keys to tracking the Grail. This
transition from “hunter-gatherer” to “agriculturalist” is considered
to be one of the great “revolutions” or evolutionary steps of
mankind. But is it necessarily so?
Richard Rudgley noted in passing:
The study of the sample of skeletal remains from South Asia showed
that there was a decline in body stature, body size and life
expectancy with the adoption of farming. ...Of the 13 studies, 10
showed that the average life expectancy declined with the adoption
of farming. 41
41 Rudgley, Richard, The Lost Civilizations of the Stone Age (New
York: The Free Press, 1999) p. 8.
But there is a much deeper implication to this, and it is reflected
in the inverting of certain words in our languages as well as
inversion of concepts as expressed in
our myths. The understanding of this inversion could be the single
most important concept to be grasped by man in all of his existence,
and it is this understanding that the Cassiopaean transmissions
enabled me to grasp.
It was clear that, in order to “become myself
in the future”, I had to do the research to acquire the same level
of knowledge as the Cassiopaeans, as my future self, exemplified.
And so, I went to work to “balance” my current effort with “my”
input from the future.
Before we even begin, I want to address this factor that the
Cassiopaeans speak of: Knowledge = Energy.
There is a general
tendency among both Christians and many “New Age” devotees of this
or that “source of information” that a “Loving God” simply gives all
to those who ask in faith. It is this fundamental perspective that
we will be examining, so I don’t want to get ahead of myself, but I
will offer the following remarks for the reader to keep in mind as
we progress with our revelation of the Meaning of the Holy Grail.
In the beginning, I was frustrated with the Cassiopaeans - myself in
the future - because they would not just simply answer all my
questions. Instead, they would give me “clues” and send me out to do
So, I complained numerous times:
Q: (L) How come I am always the one who gets assigned the job of
figuring everything out?
A: Because you have asked for the “power” to figure out the most
important issues in all of reality. And, we have been assisting you
in your empowerment. Learning is necessary for progress of soul.
Remember, we are not here to lead by the hand. This is how you are
building your power center. All there is, is lessons and learning is
fun. Knowledge is power. If we give it to you like Halloween candy,
it is diffused. Why don’t you trust your incredible abilities? If we
answer for you now, you will be helpless when it becomes necessary
for you to perform this function on a regular basis, as it will
be!!!! Learning now increases your power tenfold, when you use some
initiative, rather than asking us for all the answers directly!!!
The thing I had not yet grasped at that point was the fact that in
order to “become” the myself in the future - assuming that I could
achieve that level of knowledge - I had to do the work that they were
encouraging me to do.
So, I set about gaining and gathering
knowledge based on the clues placed before me by the Cassiopaeans
and now I share them with you, the reader.
“You know my method. It is founded upon the observance of
42 The answers to the same question, given in several sessions, are
43 Sherlock Holmes in The BoscombeValley Mystery, Doyle.
At this point, I want to bring up two of the concepts upon which my
“study method” is based. The first is articulated in an essay by the
renowned Italian historian Carlo Ginzburg: Clues: Roots of an
In this essay he
describes a crucial aspect of investigations of the “unknown”, which
can range from criminal investigations to para-physical to physical
investigations, including history. This approach is, in a nutshell,
the “close and careful study of seemingly trivial or unimportant
details which actually turn out to be of great importance”. It is
what he describes as the “Sherlock Holmes School of Knowledge”.
Ginzburg points out that in the stories of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle,
Dr. Watson, an intelligent but pedestrian thinker, is contrasted to
Holmes, who pursues unusual and “inspired” analyses of seemingly
irrelevant details such as cigarette ash. He suggests that the most
striking thing about Sherlock Holmes was his unparalleled guile. His
success was based more on his ability to think like his quarry than
the tiny clues themselves. The clues were meaningless without
context, and the context was in the mind of Sherlock Holmes.
his quarry. Based on this, Holmes could hypothetically reconstruct
the activities using only tiny traces left as clues. Having
reconstructed a particular action or event based on these small
clues, he was then able to “predict” the next move, or where to look
for the next tiny trace.
In terms of the Grail Quest, it is paramount to understand the
conditions of the quest.
The allegories of a “haunted forest” and
“fire breathing dragon” and “beautiful temptress” are not placed in
the context for no reason! There IS an opponent; one who tricks by
terror, by frontal assault, and by unparalleled deceit! Make no
mistake about it: there are forces that do NOT want anyone to
discover the secret!
And they are so unbelievably ancient, deeply
cunning, and even consciously evil, that the human mind cannot plumb
the depths of this guile. Those who think they can, or that they
have, will never achieve the “Stone”. They have already leaped to an
assumption that is equivalent to being connected to an IV drip of
heroin. And it is pure hubris.
Tracking is not simply an “intellectual” practice; it involves
considerable, often great, learning and inspired insight. The
“reader of signs” must KNOW HIS QUARRY because rarely does he have a
simple set of complete tracks. He has to identify the action based
on partial signs that most likely have been deliberately obscured.
In historical and metaphysical research ,one must systematically
collect data. Unfortunately, the conditions are the worst possible
for the quest for truth due to the fact that not only is the trail
“cold”, but, in addition to the deliberate attempts to conceal the
trail, there are many “Dr. Watsons” out there bumbling along and
destroying information in their well-meaning, but misguided attempts
to find the answer in data that has clearly been left to
deliberately lead AWAY from the truth.
In this sense, religion and myth are as important as actual material
clues, but not in the sense that they are generally understood.
one point I asked the Cassiopaeans about the Grail Legends that
include the stories of Joseph of Arimathea and Mary Magdalene
traveling to Europe with “the grail” as both an artifact as well as
a “holy bloodline”.
Q: Who created the legends of the Holy Grail and Joseph of Arimathea
bringing it to a) France, or b) England? Who was behind the creating
of this group of legends?
A: Not a group of legends.
Q: Why was the 12th century the focal point for the propagation of
the grail legends, the troubadours, the whole thing?
A: Beginning of “Renaissance”.
Q: The story is, and there are even some very old legends in France
itself, that there are caves or places where Joseph and Mary Magdalene spent the night,
or lived, or whatever. Did Joseph of Arimathea actually travel to
France and then to England later, with Mary Magdalene or other
followers of Jesus?
Q: Did he travel to France alone?
Q: What is the source of these stories? What is the point of these
Q Deflection of what to what or from what?
A: Truth from recipient.
And so, right away we understand that there was something
significant being promulgated at that period of time, and that the
stories of the Holy Grail - as they are constituted - were actually
written to divert attention from something else.
But there is a
deeper issue here that I would like to try to outline.
Our world is
generally explained in reductionist terms which amounts to the
outlook of mainstream science which has lost its truly “scientific”
approach and has been converted to what we like to call the
“religion of science”, or the “Thought Police”.
“explained away” everything by reducing it to its component parts
which are mechanistic and lacking some essential thing that gives
“life” to our lives. Mainstream Science explains religion as
“wishful-thinking” and love as nothing more than chemistry between
the cells of the body. Progressive “scientism” is equated with
reason, and reason is supposed to make man a “Godlike” being, at
least in terms of his ethics. But, it isn’t working. You can look
around you and see that it is not working. We live in a horror house
of technological doom, feeling powerless to do anything about our
state of existence.
The plain, hard fact is: science, as it is
practiced today, can’t lead us to the explanation of the order of
In the face of our present reality, it is only with
REAL science, combined with the current level of
scientific-technological knowledge, that we have any chance of being
able to reassemble and understand the scientific knowledge of the
past. And so, the only rational thing we can do is challenge this
most fundamental of mainstream scientific ideas: that scientific
progress is as “evolutionary”, as is claimed; that mankind has
evolved from naked savages to his modern state of technological
prowess; and that we are moving from a lower state of ignorance to a
higher state of advancement. Yes, we know that progress has occurred
in many ways at many times, but the history of man seems to be one
of degeneration alternating with recovery and technological
advancement which is not balanced by ethical or spiritual
Science and religion have run amok into narrow and
distorted views of the universe. Something is wrong with this
picture, and just what it is we need to discover.
We are proposing that the theme of the Quest for the Grail has
on a singular idea: that far back in the ancient past, there was
Wisdom Technology. Further, we are proposing that this knowledge was
known and applied in a Golden Age. The Ancient Technology is further
have survived, though perhaps broken up and obscured in “magical
myths and religious rituals that have long ago lost their meaning.
It is also thought
that the Ancient Technology has survived in part in esoteric
schools, nurtured in
secret, and given out to the world in measured doses from time to
time via an elect few who respond to the dedicated seeker of the
solutions to the sufferings of humanity.
Do we have any evidence that this Ancient Technology ever really
I think we do. Not only that, I believe that we can track
it and analyze it with the tools of science and uncover the
scientific concepts couched in religious doctrines and myths. This
knowledge may have been carried in different forms or contexts or
levels of proficiency by different social groups, which then applied
it in various ways. Some of these groups made progress; some did
not. Some forgot everything and just tell the stories.
But the one
thing they all seem to agree on is that Time is not what we think it
The Terror of History
Time, of course, is what we talk about when we discuss history. The
history of mankind, when considered objectively, is a terrible
thing. Many people defend themselves from this terror by erecting
elaborate defenses - “personal myths”, so to speak - so that they can go
on with the prosaic business of their lives without being paralyzed
by the burden of the “cold hard facts of life”. Time is a “haunted
forest” of thorns and wild beasts, and it is only after facing such
a “test” of strength and incorruptibility that one will be granted
the gift of a glimpse of the Grail.
Man, as a rule and in general, is powerless against Time and
History, cosmic catastrophes, military onslaughts, social injustice,
personal and familial misfortunes, and a host of assaults against
his existence too numerous to list. Death and destruction come to
all, both rich and poor, free and slave, young and old, good and
evil, with an arbitrariness and insouciance that, when contemplated
even momentarily, can destroy the most carefully constructed
This is a FACT, and, to quote Castaneda’s Don Juan,
“a damn scary one”!
Over and over again, man has seen his fields and
cattle laid waste by drought and disease, his loved ones tormented
and decimated by illness or human cruelty, his life’s work reduced
to nothing in an instant by events over which he has no control at
all. The study of history through its various disciplines offers a
view of mankind that is almost insupportable.
movements of hungry tribes, invading and conquering and destroying
in the darkness of prehistory; barbarian invaders; the bloodbaths of
the crusades of Catholic Europe against the “infidels” of the Middle
East; the stalking “noonday terror” of the Inquisition where martyrs
quenched the flames with their blood; the raging holocaust of modern
genocide; wars, famine, and pestilence. All produce an intolerable
sense of indefensibility against what the great historian of
religion, Mircea Eliade, calls the Terror of History.
There are those who will say that now this is all past; mankind has
entered a new phase; and science and technology have brought us to
the brink of ending all this suffering. Many people believe in the
myth of Science, which postulates that man is evolving, society is
evolving, and that we now have control over the arbitrary evil of
our environment. That which does not support this idea is
reinterpreted or ignored.
It is assumed that not only have we evolved as human beings from
some primate ancestor, but that we are evolving as a culture as
well. Science has given us the space program, laser, television,
penicillin, sulfa drugs, and a host of other useful developments,
which would seem to make our lives more tolerable and fruitful.
However, we can easily see that this is not the case. After three
centuries of domination by science, it could be said that never
before has man been so precariously poised on the brink of such
Our lives, as individuals and groups and cultures, are steadily
deteriorating. The air we breathe and the water we drink is polluted
almost beyond endurance. Our foods are loaded with substances which
contribute very little to nourishment, and that may, in fact, be
injurious to our health. Stress and tension have become an accepted
part of life and can be shown to have killed millions. Hatred, envy,
greed and strife multiply exponentially. Crime increases nine times
faster than the population. We swallow endless quantities of pills
to wake up, go to sleep, get the job done, calm our nerves and make
us feel good. The inhabitants of the earth spend more money on
recreational drugs than they spend on housing, clothing, food,
education or any other product or service.
The ancient evils are still with us for those who emerge from their
“personal myth” long enough to be in touch with reality. Drought,
famine, plague and natural disasters still take an annual toll in
lives and suffering. Combined with wars, insurrections, and
political purges, this means that not only are great numbers of
people killed each year for political reasons, but also multiplied
millions of people across the globe are without adequate food or
shelter or health care. Over one hundred million children starved to
death in the last decade of the 20th century.
When man contemplates history, AS IT IS, he is forced to realize
that he is in the iron grip of an existence that seems to have no
real care or concern for his pain and suffering. Over and over
again, the same sufferings fall upon mankind multiplied millions
upon millions of times over millennia. The totality of human
suffering is a dreadful thing. I could write until the end of the
world using oceans of ink and forests of paper and never fully
convey this Terror.
The beast of arbitrary calamity has always been with us. For as long
as human hearts have pumped hot blood through their too-fragile
bodies and glowed with the inexpressible sweetness of life and
yearning for all that is good and right and loving, the sneering,
stalking, drooling and scheming beast of what seems to be
unconscious evil has licked its lips in anticipation of its next
feast of terror and suffering.
Since the beginning of time, this mystery of the estate of man, this
Curse of Cain, has existed, and, since the most Ancient of Days, the
cry has been:
“My punishment is greater than I can bear”!
Eliade and other scholars of myth and religion have conjectured
that, in ancient
times, when man perceived this intolerable and incomprehensible
which he found his existence, that he created cosmogonies to justify
“cruelties, aberrations, and tragedies of history”. Yet, when we
study these myths
and legends, we find that, at the deepest level, these defenses
against history have
to do with Time. The religious myths are numerous and varied, but,
when all the
trappings are stripped away, the chief point of argument is this:
which conception of Time is being utilized as the foundation of the
myth, cyclical or linear?
There are those who say that the
mythical/religious formulas and images through which the
“primitives” expressed their reality seem childish and absurd. Eliade, however, sees in religious myths a “desperate effort not to
lose contact with being” (justification of existence in the face of
the cruel world) and to find meaning - an archaic ontology.
Again, I would like to suggest that this archaic ontology is a
remnant of the high and different science and technology of man
“before the fall”. Again we hypothesize that the myths, rituals and
ceremonies of the ancient religions are but surviving fragments of a
technology from which the true significance has vanished. Further,
we might think that it is in discovering the secrets of this
“technology” that mankind has a chance to become free of the Terror
of History. What is the secret technology? It is nothing less than
the Holy Grail the Ark of Noë, and the Philosopher’s Stone.
In the present time there is a lot of talk about time because we are
rumored to be heading toward the End of Time - and the World itself.
Can this be true?
And, if so, what implication does such an idea
suggest regarding the nature of our universe?
If this is not true,
then where did such an idea originate, and why is it so popular?
In working with, and testing, our hypothesis that there was a
“former time”, a Golden Age from which man “Fell”, we need to
examine carefully this issue of time.
Time: The framework in which we live and move and have our being.
There is the question of BEing and DOing - Free Will - which implies
the context of Time. Yes, it is possible to conceive of BEing
outside of Time, but in order to DO, one must have a context.
may be an assumption, but let’s work with it for the “time being”.
A Few Words About Radiometric Dating
If we are going to investigate time, we will be confronted with the
issue of dates, those markers of time, and of how these dates are
The most widely used method for determining the age of fossils is to
date them by the “known age” of the rock strata in which they are
found. At the same time, the most widely used method for determining
the age of the rock strata is to date them by the “known age” of the
fossils they contain. In this “circular dating” method, all ages are
based on uniformitarian assumptions about the date and order in
which fossilized plants and animals are believed to have evolved.
Most people are surprised to learn that there is, in fact, no way to
directly determine the age of any fossil or rock.
The so called
“absolute” methods of dating (radiometric methods) actually only
measure the present ratios of radioactive isotopes and their decay
products in suitable specimens - not their age. These measured
ratios are then extrapolated to an “age” determination.
The problem with all radiometric “clocks” is that their accuracy
critically depends on several starting assumptions, which are
largely unknowable. To date a specimen by radiometric means, one
First know the starting amount of the parent isotope at the beginning of the specimen’s
Second, one must be certain that there were no daughter
isotopes in the beginning.
Third, one must be certain that neither
parent nor daughter isotopes have ever been added or removed from
Fourth, one must be certain that the decay rate of
parent isotope to daughter isotope has always been the same.
one or more of these assumptions are often invalid is obvious from
the published radiometric “dates” (to say nothing of “rejected”
dates) found in the literature.
One of the most obvious problems is that several samples from the
same location often give widely divergent ages. Apollo moon samples,
for example, were dated by both uranium-thorium-lead and
potassium-argon methods, giving results, which varied from 2 million
to 28 billion years. Lava flows from volcanoes on the north rim of
the Grand Canyon (which erupted after its formation) show
potassium-argon dates a billion years “older” than the most ancient
basement rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
Lava from underwater
volcanoes near Hawaii (that are known to have erupted in 1801 AD)
has been “dated” by the potassium-argon method with results varying
from 160 million to nearly 3 billion years. It’s really no wonder
that all of the laboratories that “date” rocks insist on knowing in
advance the “evolutionary age“ of the strata from which the samples
were taken - this way, they know which dates to accept as “reasonable”
and which to ignore.
More precisely, it is based on the assumption that nothing “really
exceptional” happened in the meantime. What I mean by “really
exceptional” is this: an event theoretically possible, but whose
mechanism is not yet understood in terms of the established
To give an example: a crossing of two different
This is theoretically possible, taking into account
modern physical theories, but it is too speculative to discuss its
“probability” and possible consequences. Could such an event change
radioactive decay data? Could it change the values of some
fundamental physical constants? Yes, it could.
Is it possible that similar events have happened in the past? Yes,
it is possible. How possible it is? We do not know. We do not know,
in fact, what would be an exact meaning of the “crossing of two
In addition to considering the idea of cataclysms that could have
ancient civilizations more than once, there is another matter to
consider in special
relationship to radioactive decay: that ancient civilizations may
themselves with nuclear war.
Radiocarbon dates for Pleistocene remains in northeastern North
according to scientists Richard Firestone of Lawrence Berkeley
Laboratory, and William Topping, are younger-as much as 10,000 years
younger-than for those in the western part of the country.
like thermo-luminescence (TL), geoarchaeology, and sedimentation
many radiocarbon dates are grossly in error. For example, materials
Gainey Paleoindian site in Michigan, radiocarbon dated at 2880 yr
BC, are given an
age by TL dating of 12,400 BC. It seems that there are so many
in the upper US and in Canada of this type, that they cannot be
explained by ancient
aberrations in the atmosphere or other radiocarbon reservoirs, or by
of data samples (a common source of error in radiocarbon dating).
correct methods of radiocarbon dating are used, organic remains
associated with an
artifact will give a radiocarbon age younger than they actually are
only if they contain an artificially high radiocarbon keel.
Our research indicates that the entire Great Lakes region (and
beyond) was subjected to particle bombardment and a catastrophic
nuclear irradiation that produced secondary thermal neutrons from
cosmic ray interactions. The neutrons produced unusually large
quantities of Pu239 and substantially altered the natural uranium
abundance ratios in artifacts and in other exposed materials
including cherts44, sediments, and the entire landscape. These
neutrons necessarily transmuted residual nitrogen in the dated
charcoals to radiocarbon, thus explaining anomalous dates. […]
The C14 level in the fossil record would reset to a higher value.
The excess global radiocarbon would then decay with a half-life of
5730 years, which should be seen in the radiocarbon analysis of
varied systems. […]
Sharp increases in C14 are apparent in the marine data at 4,000,
32,000-34,000, and 12,500 BC. These increases are coincident with
geomagnetic excursions. […] The enormous energy released by the
catastrophe at 12,500 BC could have heated the atmosphere to over
1000 C over Michigan, and the neutron flux at more northern
locations would have melted considerable glacial ice. Radiation
effects on plants and animals exposed to the cosmic rays would have
been lethal, comparable to being irradiated in a 5 megawatt reactor
more than 100 seconds. The overall pattern of the catastrophe
matches the pattern of mass extinction before Holocene times.
Western Hemisphere was more affected than the Eastern, North America
more than South America, and eastern North America more than western
North America. Extinction in the Great lakes area was more rapid and
pronounced than elsewhere. Larger animals were more affected than
smaller ones, a pattern that conforms to the expectation that
radiation exposure affects large bodies more than smaller ones.45
The evidence that Firestone and Topping discovered is puzzling for a
lot of reasons.
But, the fact is, there are reports of similar
evidence from such widely spread regions as India, Ireland,
Scotland, France, and Turkey; ancient cities whose brick and stone
walls have literally been vitrified, that is, fused together like
glass. There is also evidence of vitrification of stone forts and
cities. It seems that the only explanation for such anomalies is
an atomic blast or something that could produce similar
effects, which we will get to soon enough.
45 Firestone, Richard B., Topping, William,
Terrestrial Evidence of a Nuclear Catastrophe in Paleoindian Times,
dissertation research, 1990-2001.
A chert is basically
bits of glass. It is silica that has been heated until it fuses into
tiny shards of glass.
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