Scribal Deception

I hate to bring this up, but the Jewish Encyclopedia (dot com)states: “In Hebrew literature generally and in Hebrew letter-writing the name of God is represented by the letter “he” or “dalet” with an accent over it, thus: or .”  Wait a minute…there’s no letter ‘D’ in Yahweh, and dalet is the letter ‘D’. Under the entry ‘Names of God’ it further states, in weasel words, … Continue reading Scribal Deception

The Red Chord of the Prostitute Rahab

The Book of Joshua is the story in the old Testament that introduces the Red “Chord” as a signal for an inside trade. After God’s promise that the Israelite tribes would have the land if they would keep the law of the book on their lips and if they would act manfully about it,  the fear of the Israelites spread over the land.  The prostitute Rahab gave … Continue reading The Red Chord of the Prostitute Rahab

Nativity Scenes

Here are some slow downloads for Christmas eye candy.  These are nativity scenes from the New York Metropolitan Museum of art online.  There are not many of these before around 1300-1400 which I equate with the time when the increase of the Christian population in Christendom was very important.  Before this time the emphasis was on the crucifixion. Illuminated manuscripts “which are among the finest … Continue reading Nativity Scenes

Shape Shifting Into the Holy Grail

  Shape Shifting is a common trick of disinformation artists.  This is how it works and here are some examples in Acadian history:   “Its usual strategy is to begin its work by adhering so closely to the letter of the truth as to be virtually indistinguishable to all but initiated awareness, installing itself through the rhythmic lull of entrainment so as to catch the … Continue reading Shape Shifting Into the Holy Grail

Pirates and Russians in Turkey

Turkey and Israel consider Russia to be an enemy. We are still dealing with Pirates and Catholics, because Russian Orthodoxy is as close to Catholic as it gets right now, and Turkey is the location where Phrygians historically have enjoyed the most lucrative raids and destruction. Phrygians and Catholics have battled over this territory a few times before. Turkey is now unfortunately an ecological disaster zone, … Continue reading Pirates and Russians in Turkey

Spies, Actors and Fake News

  Fake news events are nothing new. A big fake news event during the time of Elizabeth I, was the lie about the English defeat of the Spanish Armada. English Admiral Howard had pursued the Spanish as far as the Firth of Forth in Scotland, then returned, sick at heart for the suffering of his men, who were dying by the thousands of typhus and … Continue reading Spies, Actors and Fake News