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Non-venomous Pink Headed Reed Snake in the garden with the "apples".

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the juice (wine) of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
1 John 1:7

Today when we want to wash something we use detergent. A detergent is a special kind of molecule that has two radically different parts. One part binds to water and the other part binds to oil.
In the old days they didn't have modern detergents. All they had was alcohol. Alcohol is a primitive and very simple detergent.

The phrase "Wine of Jesus (Samson)" or "wine of God" could be loosely translated into english as "wine from hell". In other words it's what we would call hard alcohol. Pure distilled alcohol. We still use it, even today, to clean and disinfect.

And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eats any manner of blood;

I will even set my face against that soul that eats blood, and will excommunicate him from among his people.
I have given to you the soma of wine of the soul [which] is upon the altar-of-atonement of your souls: for the wine of the soul (Holy Spirit) atones.
Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourns among you eat blood.

Leviticus 17:10-12

Starting off

If you are unfamiliar with the Bible the best place to begin would be Genesis, Exodus, Judges, Kings, Matthew or Luke, and finally Revelation.

Kings and Priests

Ancient society was divided into 4 groups.

  Empiricism Rationalism
Upper class Soldiers Teachers
Lower class Merchants Workers

Later the upper upper class evolved into priests and kings. So true religion is an outgrowth of the educational system. This would not include state sponsored cults of personality.

Moral vs civilized

A moral person is a person that understands that the universe does not revolve around their ego.

A civilized society is a society whose laws do not revolve around any one person or group of people.

The more a society treats everyone as equals the more civilized it is


Each stripe is 30 years. 3 stripes is a season. Half a season is 45 years.
45 is glossed over as 40 when the writer wishes to minimalize it.
45 is glossed over as 50 when the writer wishes to make it seem bigger.
In one instance 300 years becomes 130 years.

If the text is too small you can zoom in by pressing ctrl + (ctrl 0 to reset)

Sections: #adam #noah #jacob #kings


See Gospel harmony based on John

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.

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

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. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you."

"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you." "The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ." " . . . on earth peace, good will toward men." vs.

"Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household." "Then said he unto them, . . . he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one."

For God said, "Honor your father and mother," and "Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death." But you say that if a man says to his father or mother, "Whatever help you might otherwise have received form me is a gift devoted to God," he is not to "honor his father" with it. Thus you nullify the word of God for the sake of your tradition."

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.” “If any man come to me, and HATE not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.”

Cain and Abel

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 YHWH;
and Abel, he has brought, he also, milk-fat (cf milk) from the firstlings of his flock;
and YHWH looks to Abel and to his present,
and unto Ki-on and to his present He has not looked

And YHWH says to Ki-on, `Where [is] Abel thy brother?'
and he says, `I know not my brother keeper Enoch'
And He says, `What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the Adamah;
and now, cursed [are] you from the Adamah, which has opened her mouth (cf. Rev 12:16) to receive the blood of your brother from your hand;

And YHWH saith to him, `Therefore -- of the murderer Ki-on seven times it is required;' and YHWH setteth a guard over Ki-on that none finding him doth slay him

And Ki-on goeth out from before YHWH, and dwelleth in the land of wind [that existed] before Rheden;


My Wife and My Mother-In-Law (Hill)

This image speaks in (multiple) tongues (at once)

And it cometh to pass that the Adim have begun to multiply on the face of the Adimah, and daughters have been born to them,
and sons of God see the daughters of Adim that they [are] fair, and they take to themselves women of all whom they have chosen
And El-o-Qum said to Noah, `An end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth has been full of violence from their presence; and lo, I am destroying them with the earth.
`Make for yourself an ark of redwood; Qanim you make with the ark, and resin it within and without with resin
...The length of the ark shall be 1/2 stadia (of a man) (Stadia = Sta + dýo = Stand + dual = 512 feet)
entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth...into the ark; and every living creature after his kind, and all the behemah after their kind
And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark (actually 3 barges tied together) Lochos upon the face of the waters.

when once the long-suffering of El-o-Qum did wait, in days of Noah -- an ark being preparing -- in which few, that is, eight souls, were preserved through water;
The antitype of which (ie. a spiritual ark) also now saves us -- immersing not flesh yet putting away filth.
Granting a clear conscience unto El-o-Qum through the rising again of Jesus Christ.

And El-o-Qum blesseth Noah, and his sons, and saith to them, `Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth;
and your fear and your dread is on every beast of the earth, and on every fowl of the heavens, on all that creepeth on the ground, and on all fishes of the sea
-- into your hand they have been given.
Every creeping thing that is alive, to you it is for food; as the green herb I have given to you the whole;
only flesh in its life -- its blood -- ye do not eat.

Spiritual water

In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying,
If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water (amrita).
But this spake he of that spirit which they that believe on him were about to receive (at that feast)
    (This has to be a reference to spiritual water not to the Holy Spirit)
for the Holy Spirit was not yet given; because that Jesus (more than one Jesus?) was not yet glorified.


Secular Acedemic
Fundamentalists Atheists Theists
Nonfundamentalists Empiricists Rationalists

Fundamentalism: a movement characterized by a strictly literal (empirical) interpretation of religious texts By that definition many atheists are fundamentalists too.

Strip Atheism of all fundamentalism and all you have left is Empiricism. Strip Theism of all fundamentalism and all you have left is Rationalism.

Something is empirical if it conforms to observation. Something is rational if it conforms to the laws of cause and effect


See Rationalism

Empirically observing the sun rise again and again is not sufficient to know beyond a reasonable doubt that it will rise the next day. One much have an understanding of the cause and effect 'reasons' why it rises. Something is known Beyond a reasonable doubt if the laws of cause and effect make it impossible for it not to be true

You shouldn't believe anything. You can and should always know.

I KNOW with certainty that a 2 headed coin will come up heads if flipped.

If the coin has a heads and a tails then I dont know what it will come up as but I KNOW the probability is 50/50.

If I have 3 coins in my pocket, one with 2 heads, another with 2 tails, and another with one head and one tail and I pull one out at random and, without looking at it, flip it then I dont know the true probability for that particular coin (which could be 0 or 50 or 100 percent) but I still KNOW the a priori bayesian probability for that particular coin is 50/50.

If I continue flipping that particular coin and observing the results then the Bayesian probability for that particular coin will gradually change and approach the true probability for that particular coin.

Put simply if I keep getting heads then I will start expecting to see heads. But even after a thousand heads there is still a very small chance that I just got lucky 1000 times.

But at no point is it ever necessary to believe anything. You can and should always know. 

Missing the mark

A person might think its going to rain but God would know that it might rain. God is always knowing and never misses his mark. People are not always knowing and therefore people occasionally miss the mark they set for themselves. Sin originally meant to miss the mark but has come to mean all-bad (infinitely bad). So bad that you deserve to burn in hell for eternity. In reality nothing is all-good or all-bad. (**** is perceived as all-bad but poo is not)

Desires are normal & healthy. You desire things because they are desirable. Cravings are unhealthy. You crave things because they are forbidden. Drug addicts crave their fix. People take drugs until they have used up all the money, sold their house and their cars, lost their jobs, lost all their friends, and they end up in jail and basically ruin their lives. It is as though they feel that doing drugs will get them into heaven and to not do drugs will condemn them to hell and therefore any finite loss they experience on earth (no matter how great) is insignificant. That is called idol worship. To worship something (money, sex, ego) is to perceive that something as being "all-good". Infinitely good.

The infinitesimal is insignificant when compared to ANY finite quantity. ANY finite quantity is insignificant when compared to the infinite. Anyone that can comprehend "insignificance" can comprehend infinity. Infinity is not the largest number. Infinity^2 is much larger than infinity. 1/infinity is not the smallest number. That would be 0. In every way Infinity behaves exactly like an arbitrarily large but otherwise perfectly ordinary number.

Satan: the adversary


Ultimately, it is easier to define fascism by what it is against than by what it is for. Fascism is anti-anarchist, anti-communist, anti-conservative, anti-democratic, anti-individualist, anti-liberal, anti-parliamentary, anti-bourgeois, and anti-proletarian.[6] It entails a distinctive type of anti-capitalism and is typically, with few exceptions, anti-clerical.[7][8] Fascism rejects the concepts of egalitarianism, materialism, and rationalism in favour of action, discipline, hierarchy, spirit, and will.[9] In economics, fascists oppose liberalism (as a bourgeois movement) and Marxism (as a proletarian movement) for being exclusive economic class-based movements.[10]

Indeed, fascism is perhaps best described as "anti-ism"; that is, the philosophy of being against everyone and everything all of the time. The only place where fascism makes any sense is bootcamp. It should be illegal everywhere else.

Trolls = Fascists

In Internet terminology a troll is someone who comes into an established community such as an online discussion forum and posts inflammatory, rude, repetitive or offensive messages as well as top post flooding and impersonating others -- designed intentionally to annoy or antagonize the existing members or disrupt the flow of discussion. A troll's main goal is usually to arouse anger and frustration or otherwise offend the message board's other participants, and will write whatever it takes to achieve this end.

One popular trolling strategy is the practice of Winning by Losing. While the victim is trying to put forward solid and convincing facts to prove his position, the troll's only goal is to infuriate its prey. The troll takes (what it knows to be) a badly flawed, wholly illogical argument, and then vigorously defends it while mocking and insulting its prey. The troll looks like a complete fool, but this is all part of the plan. The victim becomes noticeably angry by trying to repeatedly explain the flaws of the troll's argument. Provoking this anger was the troll's one and only goal from the very beginning."

Experienced participants in online forums know that the most effective way to discourage a troll is usually to ignore him or her, because responding encourages a true troll to continue disruptive posts — hence the often-seen warning "Please do not feed the troll".

Trolls are utterly impervious to criticism (constructive or otherwise). You cannot negotiate with them; You cannot cause them to feel shame or compassion; You cannot reason with them. They cannot be made to feel remorse. For some reason, trolls do not feel they are bound by the rules of courtesy or social responsibility. When you try to reason with a troll, he wins. When you insult a troll, he wins. When you scream at a troll, he wins. The only thing that trolls can't handle is being ignored. In short, the proper response is not hate but indifference.

Human beings do things for rational reasons. Animals, on the other hand, do things precisely because those things are unreasonable.

Trolls are not rational human beings acting like animals. Trolls are animals pretending to be rational human beings

The only place where trolling makes any sense is bootcamp. It should be illegal everywhere else.

Devil = Fascist

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 you are afraid of him. But fear is like dirt. It washes right off.

The opposite of Love is indifference. Render unto God that which is Gods and render to Satan indifference

What do you need to be saved from an infinitely powerful devil? You need an infinite house. An Ark. An infinite spiritual ark to save you from an infinite spiritual flood. An ark of indifference.


You shouldn't worship anything. Drug addicts worship their drug. They see it as being infinitely good. Worth any finite sacrifice. Nothing is infinitely good or infinitely bad. If a person was infinitely badly then they would deserve to burn in hell for eternity.

Shit = infinitely bad Poo = not infinitely bad

Reverse psychology

"Be careful," Jesus warned them. "Watch out for the reverse psychology of the Pharisees (Fundamentalist Theists) and that of Herod (Fundamentalist Atheists)".

Documentary hypothesis

See also: Documentary hypothesis/Genesis

The modern documentary hypothesis proposes that the Torah was originally four distinct narratives, each complete in itself, each dealing with the same incidents and characters, but with distinctive "messages". The four were combined twice by editors ("redactors") who strove to keep as much as possible of the original documents.

J, Jahwist source

The oldest source, concerned with narratives, making up half of Genesis and half of Exodus, plus fragments of Numbers. J describes a human-like God, called Yahweh (or rather YHWH) throughout, and has a special interest in the territory of the Kingdom of Judah and individuals connected with its history. J has an eloquent style. Originally composed c. 950 BCE.[11]

E, Elohist source

E parallels J, often duplicating the narratives. Makes up a third of Genesis and half of Exodus, plus fragments of Numbers. E describes a human-like God initially called Elohim, and Yahweh subsequent to the incident of the burning bush, at which Elohim reveals himself as Yahweh. E focuses on the Kingdom of Israel and on the Shiloh priesthood, has a moderately eloquent style. Originally composed c. 850 BCE.[11]

D, Deuteronomist source

D in the Pentateuch is restricted to the book of Deuteronomy, although it continues into the subsequent books of Joshua, Judges and Kings. It takes the form of a series of sermons about the Law, as well as recapitulating the narrative of Exodus and Numbers. Its distinctive term for God is YHWH Elohainu, traditionally translated in English as "The Lord our God." Originally composed c. 650-621 BCE.[11]

P, Priestly source

P is preoccupied with lists (especially genealogies), dates, numbers and laws. P describes a distant and unmerciful God, referred to as Elohim. P partly duplicates J and E, but alters details to stress the importance of the priesthood. P consists of about a fifth of Genesis, substantial portions of Exodus and Numbers, and almost all of Leviticus. According to Wellhausen, P has a low level of literary style. Composed c. 550-400 BCE.[11]

R, Redactor

The first redaction of the Torah combined J and E to create JE, c 750 BCE. A second redactor combined JE with D and P to put the work into its final form c 400 BCE.

Error detection and correction

Assume that the goal is to transmit the four-digit message "1234". First the digits of the message are arranged in a rectangular pattern:


Each column and row is summed up separately:


The eight-digit sequence "12334746" is the message that is actually transmitted. If any single error occurs during transmission then this error can not only be detected but can also be corrected as well. Let us suppose that the received message contained an error in the first digit. The receiver rearranges the message into the grid:


The receiver can see that the first row and also the first column add up incorrectly. Using this knowledge and the assumption that only one error occurred, the receiver can correct the error. In order to handle two errors, a 4-dimensional scheme would be required.

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