It is a sad fact of life that the wider society that we come out of, being Satan's world, teaches us from our very first days in its school system that weak people become the victims of power. Because the world system is so much locked in place with fear, students learn to prey on each other. Instead of the strong standing up for the weak, we teach our children to turn their backs on those who do not do well. The current world education system teaches us that the grades or passes we achieve in our school subjects are more important than love, friendship, loyalty, trust or personal dignity and integrity. In our school systems our children are taught and conditioned that personal survival is of greater value than personal ethics. We condition and teach children, including all those who regularly attend churches of "religion," that they must succumb to the tyranny by committing little atrocities that we, as a society, have come to accept as normal and therefore permissible. These little atrocities become deep-seated character disorders or habits, better called sin, and therefore evil, that students carry with them into adulthood, and even on into their local churches, and from there, to the grave.
For those looking for controversial and compassionate insights into the madness of organisations, including just about any church on planet earth, Jerry B Harvey's book, The Abilene Paradox is worth deep and serious study. His ideas clarify that many disturbances in our lives have their origins in the corrupt school and Church system that we belong to. I will paraphrase a few examples from his book of how these little atrocities can grow into big ones.
During the early days of World War II, Winston Churchill warned the world of the fate that awaited them if it did not stand up to Hitler. Many countries and politicians simply wanted to "appease" Hitler. Churchill said: "Each one hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, that the crocodile will eat him last. All hope that the storm will pass before their turn comes to be devoured."
Both Eichmann and Hitler would not have had their power without the cooperation of the German people and, in many instances, Jews who conspired against their own to save their own necks. Many of the German people who were against Hitler from the start committed the crime of silence and then went along out of fear of personal harm. But within the crime of silence lies a number of seemingly normal atrocities.
In businesses and in politics, the Eichmann of the organisation, the PM, or his chief Minister, the ax-person for the boss or CEO, or minister or priest, readily finds some eager company or organisation ladder-climber - usually called an elder or deacon - to commence the execution of the weakest in the organisation. "Fred," the ax-man says, "profits are down and we need to let 20% of our workers go. If you do a good job, I'll make sure your division gets extra funds for the next quarter. That will really make you shine in the organisation. You'll be at the top of the ladder sooner than you think. Just make sure the blood-letting is quick and quiet. We don't want any adverse publicity." Fred (or Robert or Don or Bill), the organisation's gopher, with visions of "Vice-President" dancing in his head, slaughters friends and fellow workers, leaving them for dead.
Why didn't Fred stop and say, "Wait. Isn't there another way?" Probably because then Fred wouldn't have gotten his chance at the top of the ladder. His thoughts probably were, "Why make waves when I can be promoted. Someone has to be fired anyway."
Harvey goes on to point out that the Danes of Denmark were exemplary role models of courage during the times of Hitler. Hitler and Eichmann did not start out immediately murdering the Jews. They started with "little atrocities" such as requiring all Jews to carry ID cards. Once they got the Jews to do so however, and the rest of the Germans to collude, they asked the Jews to wear arm bands for external identification. After that was accepted, then came the murders. The King of Denmark, on the other hand, refused to go along with the Nazi's demands. Instead, he ordered that if Jews had to carry ID cards, then all Danes, regardless of race, had to carry them. The Danes continued to stand up to the tyranny and the Jews of Denmark were spared. I would say that it is time for the people of the Church to look to the Danes as models of humanity, in the very least.
thinking capacity, of proving the truth for themselves, of stating their beliefs and of not conforming to the ministerial dictatorship they collude with. They will even do this and still continue to think they are moral and ethical people, perhaps because they think that tithe and offering-paying, attendance at Sabbath services, Feasts and Holy Days (which needs pointing out are all false systems anyway) and other social functions, is all that is required of them! This method of operation is what we are conditioned to by the world system, especially its education system. We send our kids to school each day blissfully unaware that little-by-little they will be surely slaughtered by little atrocities each day over the next twelve years of their school life.
Robert Anton Wilson enters our discussion at this point with a most important observation about the SNAFU principle and the ultimate and inevitable death of authoritarian institutions - such as the Worldwide Church of God and its apostate daughters - coming from the fact that they have been laid on the wrong foundations right from their inception:
""Every authoritarian structure can be visualized as a pyramid with an eye at the top. This is the typical flow-chart of any government, any corporation, any Army, any bureaucracy, any mammalian pack. On each rung, participants bear a burden of nescience in relation to those above them. That is, they must be very, very careful that the natural sensory activities of being conscious organisms-the acts of seeing, hearing, smelling, drawing inferences from perceptions, etc-are in accord with the reality-tunnel of those above them. This is absolutely vital; pack status (and 'job security') depends on it. It is much less important-a luxury that can easily be discarded-that these perceptions be in accord with objective fact.
For instance, in the FBI under J Edgar Hoover, the agent had to develop a capacity to see godless communists everywhere. Any agent whose perceptions indicated that there were actually very few godless communists in this country at that time would experience cognitive dissonance - his or her reality-tunnel was at variance with the 'official' reality-tunnel of the pyramid. To talk about such perceptions at all would be to invite suspicions of eccentricity, intellectual wiseacreing or of being oneself a godless communist.
The same would apply to a Dominican inquisitor in the middle ages who lacked the capacity to 'see' witches everywhere. In such authoritarian situations, it is important to see what the Top Dogs (alpha males) see; it is inconvenient, and possibly dangerous to see what is objectively happening.
But this leads to the equal and opposite burden of omniscience upon those at the top, in the eyes of the pyramid. All that is forbidden to those at the bottom-the conscious activities of perception and evaluation-is demanded of the Power Elite, the master class. They must attempt to do the seeing, hearing, smelling, etc., and all the thinking and evaluating for the whole pyramid.
But a man with a gun (the power to punish) is told only what the target thinks will not cause him to pull the trigger (write the pink slip, order the court-martial). The elite, with their burden of omniscience, face the underlings, with their burden of nescience, and receive only the feedback consistent with their own preconceived notions and reality-tunnels. The burden of omniscience become, over time, another and more complex burden of nescience. Nobody really knows anything anymore, or if they do, they are careful to hide the fact. The burden of nescience becomes omnipresent. More and more of sensory experience becomes unspeakable.
As Paul Watzlawick notes, that which is objectively repressed (unspeakable) soon becomes subjectively repressed (unthinkable). Nobody likes to feel like a coward and a liar constantly. It is easier to cease to notice where the official tunnel-reality differs from existential fact. Thus SNAFU  accelerates and rigiditus bureauctaticus sets in-the last stage before all brain activity ceases and the pyramid is clinically dead as an intellectual entity." 
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In other words, an authoritarian institution is dead right from the start. It is only a matter of time before it self-destructs into a brain-dead ho-hum church, of which there are thousands on planet earth, or finds its expression as just another social club that people blindly devote their lives to. It is the House of SNAFU! Jesus called it "the synagogue os satan." And well might he, because satan's system, as the Master Lier, is a self-perpetuating loop, aka a vicious circle. These nasty little things are a series of problems that ends where it starts. The last problem in the series stimulates the first problem so that the whole sad sequence can start out all over again. And no one is any the wiser! This gives that dead-awful "treadmill feeling" where there is no joy or spontaneity or excitement, just laboured deadness, which is the exact definition of spiritual death. All that needs to be done to break the vicious circle is to find the solution to any one of the problems! When one of the problems is solved, all the others will dissolve.
Many scholar have studied Eichmann. Many have claimed that he was an inhuman monster. Others support his own claim that he was a simple bureaucrat doing his duty, and therefore not responsible for what he did. This explanation seeks to absolve all those who participate in evil, provided only that the organisation of that evil be organised as a bureaucracy from "the top down." In other words, this is the government organisation branded by Christ as "being under authority." In these totalitarian organisations the governmental system resembles an onion with the leader, or bully, in the centre surrounded by front organisations (performed by the local clones of the system, the elders and deacons who have been "bought off" in various non-monetary ways). Each layer of the onion represents a different degree of ideological militancy, so that those in each layer can accept that the movement fits the real world.
Other scholars see a third possibility in the Eichmann story. It is that the Eichmann of this world represent a certain personality type - the authoritarian personality of the cultural model of the obedient German. This too is probably a bit too simplistic to accept as the truth of the matter - because the truth is that Eichmannism was and is a general phenomenon of fallen human nature. It is not limited to monsters, to bureacrats, to authoritarians, or to Germans. To these scholars, Eichmannism is the refusal to make moral judgements, not because bureacratic duty makes one amoral and not because a monster is immoral, but because an Eichmann is unable to think and so unable to judge. This is Hannah Arendt's explanation. Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was a Jewish woman who became one of the foremost thinkers and political commentators of last century. She addressed some of the most difficult and contentious issues of modern times: she insisted always that freedom and autonomy, indispensable for human existence itsel, are only attainable within an framework authentic personal responsibility. She had much to say about the failure of human responsibility in the presence of political evil. Some of her more famous works include: The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age; The Origins of Totalitarianism; The Human Condition; Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil; Men in Dark Times; Personal Responsibility Under Dictatorship; On Revolution and The Life of the Mind.)
David Hume called this a first principle of government, as did A V Dicey (Dicey, Law and Public Opinion in England, 1905). Thus, much research in political science today examines the support that rulers enjoy, be it through elections, class interests, conspiracies, or alliances.
Arendt's analysis of Eichmann's ordinariness (she called it the banality of evil) implies something different and that is that a regime does not need the voluntary support of anyone, not even a praetorian guard. Though coercion, fear, and what she calls double-think have their uses, the inertia of ordinary men and women when they do not think or judge suffices to sustain even the most barbaric regime. The results of this inertia, or should we call it spiritual laziness (which it really is), is a compliance with the system but not a voluntary support for the regime. In the end nearly all citizens could truthfully say they did not support the regime but, nonetheless, the regime persisted. It is not double-think, fear, and coercion that oil the wheels of totalitarianism, but no-think.
Let's explore this phenomenon of Eichmannism a little deeper.
Eichmann the monster
Eichmann's defence at Jerusalem followed the example of General Alfred Jodl at Nuremberg. Jodl denied all responsibility for his actions. He said that it is "not the task of a soldier to act as judge over his supreme commander. Let history do that or God in Heaven" (International Military Tribunal, 1950, p. 517). The tribunal did not entertain the plea from high-ranking officials who were regarded as the policy-makers and programme designers.
As a matter of fact, Jodl's plea did not sit well with existing German law and precedent. A German Supreme Court in 1921 had heard and rejected this very plea from two submarine officers who had obeyed orders to massacre the survivors of a sinking ship. This judgement has never been repudiated (Lord Russell, 1962, p.310.) Moreover, the German Army field manual declared each soldier responsible for his own conduct, a standard provision to discourage indiscipline, pillage, and rape. No soldier in the army Jodl commanded had the duty of blind obedience he claimed for himself. The tribunal didn't leave the matter of judgement to God or to history and its judgement was definitive: Jodl and the others received capital sentences. That Eichmann should choose a line of defence which had already proved so unsuccessful indicates not only his desperation but also his bad judgement. (Von Lang, J (Ed) Eichmann Interrogated, 1984).
Eichmann described himself as a petty factotum. Throughout his interrogation and testimony, he alledged that he had decided nothing. Every decision he had referred to his superiors. "Pity me," he said, "I was a tool in the hands of the strong and powerful." (Lord Russell, 1962, p.231)
Nevertheless, his reputation preceded him and in Jerusalem the assumption seems to have been that only a monster could have committed such monstrous crimes.
But even the most hardened and committed pusher of the Eichmann-As-Monster line found it hard to reconcile this satanic characterisation of the man. He was small, grey, and insignificant in more than stature. The disproportion between Eichmann's crimes and Eichmann was obvious. Everyone who observed the trial remarked upon it. In traditional and formal logic there is such a thing as the fallacy of affirming the consequent. It goes something like this: if Eichmann was an evil man, he would have committed these crimes. He committed these crimes. Therefore, he is an evil man. But the conclusion does not follow.
Alone among those who observed the trial, Hannah Arendt "took seriously Eichmann's own understanding of himself as a man without base motives, a man who had conscientiously done his duty." (Young-Bruehl, E Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World, 1982, p. 382) Then she asked: "What's wrong with this man? Didn't he have any ability to tell right from wrong?" Arendt argues that Eichmann was neither the demonic anti-Semite claimed by the prosecution nor the model of the obedient bureaucrat asserted by Eichmann himself. Rather he was a man devoid of the ability to make a judgement or even to see that a judgement was needed. This is what she described as the banality of evil. Though her book Eichmann in Jerusalem aroused a storm of protest, most of the controversy centred around her interpretation and judgement of the role Jews played in their own destruction. Her interpretation of Eichmann as anything but an inhuman monster received criticism, but mainly because it seemed to many people to imply that the Jews were responsible for their own destruction. Unfortunately, her interpretation of Eichmann has been wrongly taken as authorising the bureaucratic stereotype.
Eichmann had neither the strong beliefs nor the will-power to be a consistent anti-Semite or anything else. He was vain, supercioious, a man who very often tried to get along with everyone by telling them what they wanted to hear. He was also very stupid; his perceptions of the motivations and desires of others was none too keen. The essential point about Eichmann is that it was not that the bureaucratic system had prevented him from exercising what Immanuel Kant had called 'reflective judgement' to distinguish right from wrong. He lacked that ability in the first place, because he refused to engage the rational side of his spirit to discover right from wrong for himself, and then act on that discovery.
Little Atrocities in the Church Community
There are many pains in life, many growing pains, and many a trial has as its purpose to inflict pain, so that we can become aware that something is wrong in our lives or in the enviornment of our lives. A repeatingly persistent and painful pattern of Church family life I observed when I was a members of the Worldwide Church of God (1986-1994) was the unbalancd and unbridled use of ministerial power over the lives of weaker brethren. It is a shame and a travesty, but the really obnoxious feature of the whole experience has been the lack of a system of justice within the local Church community or the greater Church community, to deal with this problem. Completely facing the truth of our Church experiences can become a severe roadblock to us, as I believe it has for many a Church member. Completely facing the painful truth of your family experience, or your Church experience, or both, you may not want to acknowledge or act on it for one or more of the following reasons:
All of these are powerful reasons for being reluctant to tackle a painful truth. All are also valid possibilities that you may have to face.
such a manner, especially if they gravitate to the more serious actions of disfellowship (which is a criminal negligence) as they are too wont to do, then Church members learn that you "solve" problems around here much like Eichmann did, or by kicking people out. We are teaching this sort of thing to the membership, whether we intend to or not. Soon they develop a trance-like state, as Robert Anton Wilson has shown, of accepting all sorts of evils and injustices. As Wilson said: "Nobody likes to feel like a coward and a liar constanly," ... so they cease to notice, and walk one step closer to the reality of spiritual death. Thus the banality of evil, which is rife within the churches.
My experience in the Worldwide Church of God (don't gloat, my friend, because the condition I am describing occurs in all organizations on planet Earth) was that the system cunningly deceived both leaders and members alike to slide easily into the "politically correct" SNAFU position of accepting the lies and deception--the official "view" or "take" upon a particular issue--so that any further study, analysis or investigation of the issue in question, was solidly blocked. In other words, the church was nothing but a collective tyranny where the people were being taught that black is white and white is black (a position they gobbled up with delight), and to totally accept such lies, and for those in the know, this is an old and well known Jesuit tactic, which is very revealing indeed!
Anyone who resists the programming, because they are fully prepared to seek after the truth, is isolated and the group is turned against them until they either conform to the lies, or else they lose all credibility. As an example, take the current "debate" about global warming. The world's "elite," who will enslave us for 42 months (yes, that is what they will do), have a definite interest in deceiving us into believing that carbon emissions are the cause of global warming. Anyone who says anything to the contrary is uncaring, selfish, racist, an environmental vandal, and quite happy to see the planet and humanity face catastrophe, etc etc. The fact that carbon emissions are not the cause of global warming, which can be discovered by anyone seeking truth on the subject, is totally irrelevant because the "truth" is what the consensus has agreed it to be. In short, if you don't agree with the extreme consensus you are an extremist. Contrast this with the Messiah's teaching that "the truth will make you free," and know that those people who have found it quite comfortabe and pleasant to live submissively in the Kingdom of SNAFU will be totally destroyed in the imminent Day of the Lord.
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There are too many injustices in the Church that are lied about and glossed over to the extent that they become Church silences really functioning to cover Church lies. They are kept unspoken, tightly under the lid, so to speak. And as such they are never dealt with. It is a form of sweeping the dust under the carpet, hoping that by being out of sight we'll either forget its lurking there or else perhaps it will go away. These silences can be about things that are right out in the open, but no one is supposed to perceive or talk about. Church members too often live by the cowardly assumption that it is forbidden, dangerous, or disloyal to mention these truths, hence the dominance of the SNAFU principle within these groups. We have all heard of family stories of the "black sheep" of the family, someone who has not had the blessing of the whole family, for whatever reason, whether its because he's a drunk and an inveterate gambler, or because she's a outspoken lesbian, or that your younger brother is slightly retarded. The veritable skeleton in the family closet. You all may have known the truth, but if you kept silent about it, you shared a potent lie whose power derived from its concealment. Looking at what sort of material the Church, or family for that matter, keeps silences about is an excellent way to understand these recurring undercurrents of Church life, which may be affecting you without your awareness.
The Church is then led to believe a general lie about the problem and the person, rather than making any effort to understand what that person is saying, or restore that person if they are really out of line:
These lies then become accepted as the truth behind some very painful events, and in many cases they can represent nothing less than the slandering of a person's good name (remember that this person was once your spiritual brother or sister), after they have voluntarily left (which was my decision) or been disfellowshipped. And have you noticed that when someone is put out of the church, or voluntarily walks, the rest of the brethren are forbidden not to have any contact with them. If they do, they too will be put out of the church. Why do the tyrants do this? It is because they do not want you to hear the ex-member's side of the story. And for those who are interested, here is part of my story of why I voluntarily left the Worldwide Church of God in Grafton in 1993-94! I never received the justice of having what I was saying looked at by the whole church--which is the truth of how this should have been dealt with, but to do that would have exposed Church Government as it exists in the churches for the fraud that it really is. Instead the hirelings drove the matter into the darkness, as they regularly do, and kept the specifics of the problem from the brethren, who had already been reduced to the status of passive sheep anyway.
Church secrets are also an issue because they concern material that is kept hidden--and honest self-examination is never pursued--and that not everyone knows or whose explanations have been lost over time. Knowing why they have to be kept secret in the first place can tell you a great deal about the integrity of the Church, and where it is really going. There are too many secrets kept in dark underground places of people's minds in the Church. People are being abused by a Ministry out of control and very little is being done, by the brethren themselves, to protect or help those who cross the Ministry's path. Two aspects of this process of keeping Church secrets need attending to.
They are denial and distortion. Denial is the process of refusing to acknowledge reality as it really happened and instead to give it a much more pleasant gloss in the telling. Distortion is changing that reality to something less than what it was. Things were'nt really as bad as all that, or it didn't happen quite so shockingly as that. Many a member will deny that things were as bad as they were, or they will forget that they ever happened. Or someone might say thet "you're imaging bad things." The more the Church puts emotional energy into keeping silence about something (which the Catholic Church has made an art-form), the more that fact or event takes on the characteristics of a dark secret. The layers of distortion and denial, like the dust that slowly builds up under the carpet, force you to proceed slowly and patiently in investigating it, but you can only begin to understand the truth of your Church only by looking into the hidden areas, and shedding light in dark places.
Many secrets peel back like layers of an onion, with another truth beneath each layer. However, you can get to the core of the secret by using many internal resources we already have, if we are only willing to use them. Three powerful ways of getting to the truth of a matter are our thoughts, our bodily sensations and our feelings. Don't ignore your feelings because there are two powerful feelings that can help us immensely get to the botton of a situation. These two specific feelings are confusion and disenchantment. Paradoxically, you can get to what you need to know and find out by noticing what confuses you the most. To adapt to the versions of the truth you have been brainwashed to believe by the Church, you may have narrowed down your perceptions and restricted your thoughts to what would fit with the prevailing Church view. Thus anything that didn't fit was confusing, and you might have simply dismissed the confusing aspects and stuck to what you felt secure or safe in knowing. The more some Church lie or explanation confuses you now or creates confusing feelings that you can't explain, the more likely a very painful truth exists underneath your confusion.
When you experience disenchantment with what you've been taught to be the truth about some matter (such as the church of God's apostate teaching about the commandment "Thou shalt not commit adultery"), you have at your fingertips a very powerful weapon to help you probe deeper for the truth. Disenchantment is a very potent sign of a readiness for change. We often live many aspects of our lives under a common spell producing effects in us like a trance, so that we cast one another in certain roles that creates the greatest Church harmony, even if it wasn't the truth. When this occurs you will find a conflict between your old expectations, obligations and fears and your newly emerging instinct about what is what. Pay particular attention to those around you who want to conceal the underlying truths, and try to see the nature of the vested interest they may have in such an action.
Anyone looking deeply at the Church lies - the party-line (or the "reality"-tunnel) you dare not dispute about - they believe to be the truth would also profit at becoming more familiar with the conflicting pulls and to tap the wisdom of both. You can learn from the pull that tells you not to rock the boat as well as from the one that tells you that you are already in the water and you had better start swimming (if you can). As we learn more about God's truth, especially about the monthly light/darkness lunar cycle (see The Beguilded and the Doctrine of the "Two Spirits"), we are bound to come more and more in contact with the lies and deceptions of men and their organisations, especially the hirelings, some deliberate, but most they come from ignorance. This is a painful process and how we deal with it is of utmost importance to our present and future well-being. As Harriet Lerner stresses in The Dance of Intimacy, "The more intense the issue ... the more slowly one moves." (Harriet Lerner, The Dance of Intimacy, Harper & Row, New York, 1989) But move, dance or swim we must. Unfortunately most of us live our lives by a mixture of guiding lies and truths until a counter lie or truth comes along to challenge our old position.
One powerful way to help you gain the healing of the hurts that you have experienced as a result of believing lies and then establishing, through ignorance, your life on them (thanks to those sorts of people brave enough to display the truth on their car bumpers: "Don't follow me, I'm lost"), is to begin keeping a journal and start writing about them. James Pennebaker, (James Pennebaker, Opening Up, William Morrow, New York, 1990) who has specialised in studying the effects of writing about painful past truths, states: "Why does writing about upsetting experiences produce improvements in physical and psychological health? One important answer is cognitive: People think differently after writing about traumas. In translating experiences into language, people begin to organise and structure the seemingly infinite facets of overwhelming events. Once organised the events are smaller and easier to deal with. Particularly important is that writing moves us to a resolution. Even if there is no meaning to an event, it becomes psychologically complete." This important observation applies to hurt relationships, and hurt brethren, as it does for oppressing ministers and their supporters, as I have found! But the key function of writing is much more powerful than that: it challenges your mental laziness by making you think! And that's something that is not encouraged enough in the churches of God, hence the Banality of Evil Laodicea.
Discounting and Righteous Judgment.
Usually the brakes on thinking are applied at the level of the local minister who is able to use his power to deceive even the strongest members into thinking that the matter is not his business, or else that he is not qualified to deal with the matter, or that he should let a matter alone and let Jesus set it right. Of course, with this attitude, nothing really gets set right, because we should be about learning how to set it right ourselves. Otherwise Christ may just have to raise up stones to do the work! These are important parts of the bureaucratic game: that the superior is able to convince the inferior officer or member that they lack some important particular ingredient that precludes them from entering into the judgment and decision-making processes!
In short it is the nature of their real contempt for the brethren that they should expect that I remain nothing more than the utility pawn who pays and prays while they get on with the "real" business of the church. After all, they keep telling us in so many devious ways, "we're in charge!" Gobbling up such rubbish, and taking it seriously, has witnessed the brain death of many a member!
Thus the member is often severely lied to and therefore discounted. This is an important concept that every church member should become familiar with, because first, they have been unwitting victims of its ravages, and secondly, it is a form of lying. Discounting is an impaired way of relating between people whereby a dependency one-up (the minister) one-down (the individual member) relationship is fostered and maintained. The prime purpose of discounting is to establish and maintain inequality (through the creation of scarcity) and it works fine if your intention is to create an unjust and unequal society or an equally unjust church! Most church members are unaware of its existence and strength in their lives. It is able to distort and manipulate a person's experience of life and what goes on about them so much so that they can in effect become brain dead! It is that powerful, and when ministers and others in parent roles masquerading as adult roles relate to the church members (the children) in this way, they are not only involved in the process of discounting, but are teaching the whole church to discount as well.
There are four levels of severity of discounting, or lying, and within these levels a person can discount in three areas: herself, others, and the situation. The four levels, along with examples, are presented below:
1. Discounting the existence of a problem (baby cries and parents go to sleep; or church members is disfellowshipped for no apparent good reason and the members do nothing about it). This is a total discount and the most harmful since the awareness of the stimulating situation from the baby (or the disfellowshipping) is blocked, the problem cannot be defined or solved. Church members do not seem to know about the following scriptures if they let situations like these occur with impunity in their midst: Galatians 6: 1, Ester 10, and Ezekiel 33: 6-20. Ezekiel 34 is particularly relevant to the whole issue, especially verses 2 to 10 inclusive.
2. Discounting the significance of the problem (baby cries and parents say she is always fussy at that particular time of day; or church members is disfellowshipped for no apparent good reason and the members do nothing about it, and say that he was always an uncooperative and difficult person anyway). The baby and the cry are acknowledged as existing, or the disfellowshipping is observed and acknowledged as existing, but the actual situation is being discounted. Since the problems are not considered significant, the parents or church members do not put energy into solving it. And so the disfellowshipped member can become "food for all the beasts of the field when they" are scattered (Ezekiel 34: 5). So much for the care and supposed compassion of the church members!
3. Discounting the change possibilities of the problem (baby cries and parents claim that there is no way she will be satisfied, or church member is disfellowshipped, or commits suicide, or is overtaken in some sin, and the members say there is no way she would change or become a more cooperative person). The parents, or ministers and brethren, are aware of a problem, acknowledge that it is important, but believe it has no solution (which is essentially a denial of the ultimate power of the Holy Spirit). At this level of severity church members, especially the ministers involved, should consult and ponder deeply the following Scriptures: Matthew 19: 26; Mark 9: 23; 10: 27; 14: 36. They do not look for optional ways of responding and so discount the baby and/or the disfellowshipped member. Instead of patiently working with the offending church member, if indeed this is the case, to restore them to the church in a spirit of love "The weak you have not strengthened, nor have you healed those who were sick, nor bound up the broken, nor brought back what was driven away, nor sought what was lost; but with force and cruelty you have ruled over them." (Ezekiel 34: 4) So the member is disfellowed! They also discount themselves, minister and members alike, and slide further into the deep morass of self-deception.
4. Discounting personal abilities (baby cries, or member is disfellowshipped, parents, or ministers, spouses, children and friends and other church members, know that it is a problem, that it can be solved, and that others could handle it, but see themselves as incapable of dealing with it). This is a black pearl of satanic "wisdom" that is flourishing in the church because in this instance the parents, and the members, are likely to get someone else to solve the problem, while discounting themselves. This is precisely what satan delights in and is at the core of any Baal system of administration and government, because it cripples all the spiritual and mental faculties that go to form the mature person. Whenever there is a problem in church circles, too frequently the members do not handle it in accord with the scriptural ordinance found at Matthew 18:15-20, which is the true and only path to peacemaking, but follow the world's way, which all too frequently is taught to them by a deceived ministry under the guise of wisdom. They invariably go straight to the minister and seek for him to solve the problem. Some misguided ministers, who are not firmly grounded in sound doctrine, and there are too many of that kind, even counsel their congregations to not follow the above scriptural advice (Matthew 18: 15-20) and instead teach them to refer matters of breach of love or ethics in the congregation to them directly, so they can handle the matter! But the most weakening and curious prenomenon in the church is the practising of letting Christ fix it, which is erroneously felt and believed to be a high mark of christian character! The whole church has been taught this rot for too long, and until they can see its powerfully debilitating effects on our personal abilities, then they truly prefer the way of Esau, who preferred "porridge" to pearls, because he was too lazy and preferrd smooth things, self-comfort and the life of ease (Genesis 25).
I know of nothing more tragic, nothing more soul-destroying, and nothing that helps to mightily promote the plan of satan than this level of lying that is a paramount feature of the church "control mentality." Far too many religious people are prone to this particularly nasty form of discounting - which could also be called the habit of slothful laziness - preferring to believe instead that it represents great christian wisdom. This excessively ingrained habit of "passing the buck," when confronted with a seemingly insoluble problem, which life is in the habit of bringing to our doorsteps quite regularly, will bring us to the point of destruction if we don't turn the tide. When this occurs you'll frequently see those caught up this way give up on the problem even before they attempt to really begin any problem-solving, let alone any serious study or analysis of the problem in the first place. The excuse they invariably use, and which is probably the greatest cop-out of responsibility there is, is that "God (or Christ) is in charge. He'll solve the problem." They hope that someone else will solve their problems for them, in this case the two central figures of the Deity. This is not the wisdom with which the elect are going to rule the world, that's for sure! It is nothing but a fourth-level discount and a very severe spiritual problem to be overcome by the whole church. Now if they only knew that God or Christ just don't have the urgent need that we do to fully use the presenting problem or trial as the motivation and inspiration to develop greater resources of the mind and spirit. We have this urgent need, and that's why the trials are there is the first place! It is not God or Christ who have to grow up to maturity. They already have achieved that glorious position. No, it is us! The trial is for us to solve, otherwise God (this is the similar to the situation in Christ's answer to the Pharisees at Luke 19: 40) may just have to raise up stones to do the work! The whole point is that we must accept the responsibility for a problem before we can solve it. We can't palm it off to Christ and then go back to sleep!
Discounting is, at its roots, a particularly dangerous form of sloth and passivity that has at its roots the refusal to accept responsibility, which is again a serious problem in itself. But since the church primarily teaches docility and obedience to the system of government, rather than self-control and responsibility, you can see why its a massive problem in the church. We cannot continue on forever and be like babes still on the suck. We have to face our inner refusal to assume responsibility for ourselves, and for our brothers and sisters. This will only paralyze us still further and prevent us from doing anything for ourselves. At this level I'm especailly talking to those in the church who perhaps think they are above all these mundane things - especially the deceived ministry! Only when we strongly decide to give up discounting in our lives and assume responsibility and personal self-control will we start to grow up. Perhaps then we'll be able to give up the deep-seated immature notion that somebody else - in this case Jesus Christ and/or the local minister - should take all the responsibility and set things right for us. Even the wisdom of the world is able to discern that this compulsion is one of the deep-seated characteristics of the immature personality. Life's social, intellectual, mechanical and spiritual problems will not go away of their own accord, however much we hope they will! They demand time, effort, study, analysis through deep reflective thinking, meditation, fasting and deep and serious prayer. They may even demand serious and deep confrontations, even the laying down of one's life for a person, or some other aspect of God's work. They must be worked through or else they remain an immovable barrier to the growth and development of the spirit of all people caught up in such spiritual impasses.
Essentially discounting is a refusal to righteously judge. It requires that you be deceived about using your God-given faculty of judgment. That faculty is your brain, and one of its highest functions is thinking, and the highest form of thinking is righteous thinking. That is what has been attacked in the churches of God, through a process of discounting through stupification. The process in the apostate churches of God has reached such a crescendo that they are now glowing red hotbeds of doctrinal error, which is being taught to an unthinking membership. Such is the process of the blind leading the blind. Unfortunately most people do not understand the full implications of the first verse of Matthew 7, which tells us "Judge not lest you be judged!" They stop there and erroneously conclude that this verse is telling us to judge not at all.
Just a verse or two further on, we are given the full context of the wisdom teaching, which says that we are to so thoroughly judged ourselves, be so thoroughly repentant, and found freedom in Christ from all sin, for which we would presume to judge in another. The scriptural exhortation is clear: "But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man." The truly spiritual repentant man has so thoroughly judged himself (taken the splinter from his own eye totally, through the work of the Birthright Holy Spirit, and refined his character, thus enabling him to see clearly what needs rectification in another), and found such peace and grace in repentance, that no one can accuse him in truth.
This is well expressed by M Scott Peck in his excellent book on the dynamics of evil and goodness: "I know that the first task of love is self-purification. When one has purified oneself, by the grace of God, to the point at which one can truly love one's enemies, a beautiful thing happens. It is as if the boundaries of the soul become so clean as to be transparent, and a unique light then shines forth from the individual.
The effect of this light varies. Some on their way towards holiness will move more swiftly by its encouragement. Others, on their way towards evil, when encountering this light will be moved to change their direction. The bearer of the light (who is but a vehicle for it; it is the light of God) most often will be unaware of these effects. Finally, those who hate the light will attack it. Yet it is as if their evil actions are taken into the light and consumed. The malignant energy is thereby wasted, contained and neutralized. The process may be painful to the bearer of the light, occasionally even fatal. This does not, however, signify the success of evil. Rather, it backfires. As I said in The Road Less Traveled, 'It was evil that raised Christ to the cross, thereby enabling us to see him from afar.'
I cannot be any more specific about the methodology of love than to quote these words of an old priest who spent many years in the battle: 'There are dozens of ways to deal with evil and several ways to conquer it. All of them are facets of the truth that the only ultimate way to conquer evil is to let it be smothered within a willing, living human being. When it is absorbed there like blood in a sponge or a spear into one's heart, it loses its power and goes no further.'
The healing of evil -- scientifically or otherwise -- can be accomplished only by the love of individuals. A willing sacrifice is required. The individual healer must allow his or her own soul to become the battleground. He or she must sacrificially absorb the evil."
Jeremiah clearly describes the need for righteous judgment (thinking): "Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD." (Jeremiah 9:23-24)
We Get The Kind of Leadership We Deserve
In the summary at the beginning of this article I hinted that we really do get the leadership we deserve, by colluding with it, and funding it, in the first place. In that regard I would like to expand on that theme, because of the real needs of this late hour, is for the growth and development of churches whereby the brethren learn how to exercise mature spiritual power, instead of the current disease: hordes of sheep who are following false shepherds to their destruction.
To that end I would like to quote M Scott Peck (again), for he deals with this matter so effectively. In this short piece he is discussing the evil behind the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, but he might just as well have been discussing the evil behind the massacre of the brethren in the WCG in Grafton and elsewhere, because the dynamics are the same:
"Individuals not only routinely regress in times of stress, they also regress in group settings. If you do not believe this, watch a Lions Club meeting or a college reunion. One aspect of this regression is the phenomenon of the dependency on the leader. It is quite remarkable Assemble any small group of strangers -- say a dozen or so -- and almost the very first thing that happens is that one or two of them rapidly assume the role of group leader. It does not happen by a rational process of conscious election; it just happens naturally -- spontaneously and unconsciously. Why does it happen so quickly and easily? One reason, of course, is that some individuals are either more fit to lead than others or else desire to lead more than the rest. But the more basic reason is the converse: most people would rather be followers. More than anything else, it is probably a matter of laziness. It is simply is simply easy to follow, and much easier to be a follower than a leader. There is no need to agonize over complex decisions, plan ahead, exercise initiative, risk unpopularity, or exert much courage.
The problem is that the role of the follower is the role of the child. The individual adult as individual is master of his own ship, director of his destiny. But when he assumes the role of follower he hands over to the leader his power: his authority over himself and his maturity as decision-maker. He becomes psychologically dependent upon the leader as a child is dependent on its parents. In this way there is a profound tendency for the average individual to emotionally regress as soon as he becomes a group member.
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From the standpoint of a therapist who leads a therapy group, the regression is not welcome. It is, after all, the therapist's task to encourage, foster and develop the maturity of his or her patients. Hence much of the work of a group therapist will be to confront and challenge the patients' dependency within the group, then to step aside so that the patient may risk assuming a leadership position and thereby learn how to exercise mature power in a group setting. A therapy group that has been successfully led will be one in which all the members have come to share equally in the leadership of the group according to their unique individual capacities. The ideal mature therapy group is a group composed entirely of leaders.
Most groups, however, do not exist for the purpose of psychotherapy or personal growth. The purpose of the First Platoon, Charlies Company of Task Force Barker was not to train leaders but to kill Viet Cong. Indeed, for its purpose the military has developed and fostered a style of group leadership that is essentially the opposite of a therapy group. It is an old maxim that soldiers are not supposed to think. Leaders are not elected from within the group but are designated from above and deliberately cloaked in the symbols of authority. Obedience if the number-one military discipline. The dependency of the soldier on his leader is not simply encouraged, it is mandated . By nature of its mission the military designedly and probably realistically fosters the naturally occurring regressive dependency of individuals within its groups.
In situations such as My Lai the individual soldier is in an almost impossible situation. On one hand, he may vaguely remember being told in some classroom that he is not required to forsake his conscience and should have the mature independence of judgment -- even the duty -- to refuse to obey an illegal order. On the other hand, the military organization and its group dynamics do everything to make it just as painful and difficult and unnatural as possible for the soldier to exercise independence of judgment or practice disobedience. It is unclear whether Charlie Company's orders were to 'kill anything that moved,' or to 'waste the village.' But if they were, is it surprising that the troops followed those orders of their leaders? Would we have expected them to mutiny en masse instead?
If mutiny en masse seems farfetched, could we not at least have anticipated that a few individuals would have been brave enough to rebel against their leadership? Not necessarily. I have already made note of the fact that patterns of group behaviour are remarkably similar to the behaviour of an individual. This is because a group is an organism. It tends to function as a single entity. A group of individuals behave as a unit because of what is called group cohesiveness. There are profound forces at work within a group to keep its individual members together and in line. When these forces to cohesiveness fail, the group begins to disintegrate and ceases to be a group.
Probably the most powerful of these group cohesive forces is narcissism. In its simplest and most benign form, this is manifested in group pride. As the members feel proud of their group, so the group feels proud of itself. Once again, the military deliberately does more than most organizations to foster pride within its groups. It does so through a variety of means, such as developing group insignia-- unit standard flags, should patches, even special uniform deviations such as the green berets -- and encouraging group competition, ranging from intramural sports to the comparison of unit body counts. It is no accident that the common term for group pride is a military one: esprit de corps.
A less benign but practically universal form of group narcissism is what might be called 'enemy creation,' or hatred of the 'out-group.' We can see this naturally occurring in children as they first learn to develop groups . The groups become cliques. Those who do not belong to the group (the club or clique) are despised as being inferior or evil or both. If a group does not already have an enemy, it will most likely create one in short order. Task Force Barker, of course, had a predesignated enemy: the Viet Cong. But the Viet Cong were largely indigenous to the South Vietnamese people, from whom they were often impossible to distinguish. Almost inevitably the specified enemy was generalized to include all Vietnamese, so that the average American soldier did not just hate the Viet Cong, he hated 'Gooks' in general.
It is almost common knowledge that the very best way to cement group cohesiveness is to ferment the group's hatred of an external enemy. Deficiencies within the group can be easily and painlessly overlooked by focussing attention on the deficiencies or 'sins' of the out-group. Thus the Germans under Hitler could ignore their domestic problems by scapegoating the Jews. And when American troops were failing to fight effectively in New Guinea in World War II, the command improved their esprit de corps by showing them movies of Japanese committing atrocious acts. But this use of narcissism -- whether unconscious or deliberate -- is potentially evil. We have extensively examined the ways in which evil individuals will flee self-examination and guilt by blaming and attempting to destroy whatever or whoever highlights their deficiencies. Now we see that the same malignant narcissistic behaviour comes naturally to groups.
From this it should be obvious that the failing group is the one likely to behave most evilly. Failure wounds our pride, and it is the wounded animal who is vicious. In the healthy organism failure will be a stimulus to self-examination and criticism. But since the evil individual cannot tolerate self-criticism, it is in time of failure that he or she will inevitably lash out one way or another. And so it is with groups. Group failure and the stimulation of group self-criticism act to damage group pride and cohesiveness. Group leaders in all places and ages have therefore routinely bolstered group cohesiveness in times of failure by whipping the group's hatred for foreigners or the 'enemy.'
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Returning to the specific subject of our examination, we will remember that at the time of MyLai the operation of Task Force Barker had been a failure. After more than a month in the field the enemy had still not been engaged. Yet the Americans had slowly and regularly sustained casualties. The enemy body count, however, was zero. Failing in its mission -- which was to kill in the first place -- the group leadership was all the more hungry for blood. Given the circumstances, the hunger had become indiscriminate, and the troops would mindlessly satisfy it." (M Scott Peck, People of The Lie, pp. 223-226)
If we take just one paragraph from M Scott Peck just quoted here--the third one--and change a few words here and there, we get a succinct explanation of why the obedience model of leadership practised in the "churches" produces children, who only know how to follow, and not spiritually mature individuals. Here is the slightly changed paragraph:
"From the standpoint of an elder who co-leads a local church congregation, the regression is not welcome. It is, after all, the task of the seven elders to encourage, foster and develop the maturity of the church. Hence much of the work of the seven elders will be to confront and challenge the brethrens' dependency within the group, then to step aside so that the individial members may risk assuming a leadership position and thereby learn how to exercise mature spiritual power in a group setting. A church group that has been successfully led will be one in which all the members have come to share equally in the leadership of the group according to their unique individual gifts. The ideal mature local church congregation is a group composed entirely of leaders."
The system of leadership in the NazareneRemant Churches of God aims to develop such a model, so that everyone may grow up to the full measure of the staure of Christ,who is our leader. The rotation of the leadership has always been the true leadership model, and it is tied in directly with the Sacred Calendar, and topic examined elsewhere (see The Sacred Calendar of the Messiah--Restored).
Before closing, one more final point needs to be made, and it is a critical one. I've discussed a number of factors that contribute to the immaturity of the leadership model of obedience to hierarchical authority, and the consequences of this Satanic system for the brethren and the whole church, from the perspective of my near decade as a member of the WCG in Grafton, Australia, in the 80s and 90s. These factors include laziness, narcissism, lack of perception, lack of a mature approach to problems, discounting, lies, regression, and Robert Anton Wilson's vulgar, but true, SNAFU! All of these little atrocities lead to Eichmannism in the church, and leads to a demon of monstrous proportions.
The critical problem, and the cause of how Christians can commit evil, even when they believe they are acting for Christ, is not realizing how they fall under the deception of Satan, the arch-enemy, who is at quite at home in religious gatherings where earnest deceived leaders, and their equally deceived followers, are "ignorant of his devices." Of course Satan's prime device is the lie, where the father of darkness is able to "transform himself into an angel of light." Instead of being a learning organization, dedicated always to striving for the truth in all things, and being alert always to the workings of the Holy Spirit, and conversely, to the weapons of the enemy, Satan and his demonic stooges and clones, the WCG, not just in Grafton, but everywhere, was an organization where passivity ruled supreme. The system of governance used guarantees that this type of unhealthy behaviour will be the hallmark of everyone in the system. Such was the case in the Grafton WCG. I know that this is the state of affairs there to this day, in 2007!
Now a great deal is known about the facts of passivity in human beings, and one of the best sources of information about it can be found in great 1912 work, War on the Saints, by Jesse Penn-Lewis. This is an excellent book that should be read and studied by anyone on the path of being "born-again," after the true knowledge. The chapter dealing with "passivity" should be read and re-read by all, for it contains the core ingredient of the problems I'm focusing upon in this article.
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Here are a couple of relevant excerpts from this War on the Saints:
EXCERPT #1: "The word 'passivity' simply describes the opposite condition to activity; and in the experience of the believer it means, briefly:
of self-control--in the sense of the
person himself controlling each, or all of the departments of
his personal being; and
All the danger of 'passivity' in the surrendered believer, lies in the advantage taken of the passive condition by the powers of darkness. Apart from these evil forces, and their workings through the passive person, 'passivity' is merely inactivity, or idleness. In normal inactivity, that is, when the evil spirits have not taken hold, the inactive person is always holding himself ready for activity; whereas in 'passivity' which has given place to the powers of darkness, the passive person is unable to act by his own volition.
The chief condition, therefore, for the working of evil spirits in a human being, apart from sin, is passivity, in exact opposition to the condition which God requires from His children for His working in them. Granted the surrender of the will to God, with active choice to do His will as it may be revealed to him, God requires co-operation with His Spirit, and the full use of every faculty of the whole man. In brief, the powers of darkness aim at obtaining a passive slave, or captive to their will; whilst God desires a regenerated man, intelligently and actively willing, and choosing, and doing His will in liberation of spirit, soul and body from slavery.
The powers of darkness would make a man a machine, a tool, an automaton; the God of holiness and love desires to make him a free, intelligent sovereign in his own sphere-a thinking, rational, renewed creation created after His own image (Ephesians 4: 24). Therefore God never says to any faculty of man, "Be thou idle."
God does not need, nor demand non-activity in the believer, for His working in, and through him; but evil spirits demand the utmost non-activity and passivity.
God asks for intelligent action (Romans 12: 1-2, "Your reasonable service,") in co-operation with Him.
Satan demands passivity as a condition for his compulsory action, and in order to compulsorily subject men to his will and purpose.
God requires the cessation of the evil actions of believers, primarily because they are sinful, and secondly because they hinder co-operation with His Spirit.
Passivity must not be confused with quietness, or the meek and quiet spirit," which, in the sight of God, is of great price. Quietness of spirit, of heart, of mind, of manner, voice and expression, may be co-existent with the most effective activity in the will of God (1 Thessalonians 4: 11, Greek 'Ambitious to be quiet.')."
EXCERPT #2: "Christians are as open to possession by evil spirits as other men, and become possessed because they have, in most cases, unwittingly fulfilled the conditions upon which evil spirits work, and, apart from the cause of wilful sin, given ground to deceiving spirits, through .
1. accepting their counterfeits of the Divine workings, and
2. cultivating passivity, and non-use of the faculties; and this through misconception of the spiritual laws which govern Christian life.
It is this matter of ground given which is the crucial point of all. All believers acknowledge known sin to be ground given to the enemy, and even unknown sin in the life, but they do not realize that every thought suggested to the mind by wicked spirits, and accepted, is ground given to them; and every faculty unused invites their attempted use of it.
The primary cause of deception and possession in surrendered believers may be condensed into one word, passivity; that is, a cessation of the active exercise of the will in control over spirit, soul and body, or either, as may be the case. It is, practically, a counterfeit of "surrender to God." The believer who "surrenders" his "members"-or faculties-to God, and ceases to use them himself, thereby falls into 'passivity' which enables evil spirits to deceive, and possess any part of his being which has become passive."
I would like to conclude this piece by referring you to a plea made by Jeff Maehr, who is currently (September, 2006) a member of the apostate United Church of God in Colorado, USA. He wrote an article called "We've Squandered Israel's Birthright," in the June, 2006, issue of The Journal: News of the Churches of God (p.3). The part of the article that caught my attention was this:
While Jeff Maehr is correct when he focuses on just how ignorant the whole church of God is regards the true nature of the coming enslavement (they are indeed quite unaware of how close they are to the jaws of the snare, which is about to snap closed), and the coming judgment, he misses the point, though, in tackling the origin of the implied "lack of knowledge" for their Laodicean ignorance. The truth of the matter is that the churches of God are a no-think organisation, and have been for hundreds of years. They are ignorant of far more than the imminent enslavement by the New World Order money-power. They err completely on the true Sacred calendar, on the government of God, on the doctrine of the "Two Spirits," and therefore the great importance of the monthly New Moon Festivals (which means they don'' understand the born-again process at all), on the Arc of the Covenant, on equity, on what the study of history should have been, on the discerning of spirits, and perhaps their greatest error in the realm of humanity, is that they teach lies about the true Law of God - the seventh Commandment - protecting the family. Herbert W Armstrong rushed to his understanding of "truth" and pushed through his flawed view without actually doing the hard work of proving it to be truth, even though the evidence to the contrary was freely available from many different sources. Near-enough was the result, but near-enough is as exact a definition of what the Laodicean attitude produces in people and in organizations.
The answer to Jeff's question "... how do we warn our country of the dangers we all face?" is this ...
We tell them the cold hard truth of what's coming, what to expect, what to do now! That's what we tell them! And we tell them NOW!
This final warning is a wake-up call to all peoples of the world.
So, consider carefully my friend. Have you thoughtlessly, passively, and foolishly wandered down the same track Eichmann took, or are you a follower of Christ?
 Peck, M Scott, People of The Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, Rider Books, Melbourne, 1983, p. 218.
 Robert Anton Wilson invented the SNAFU Principle (or Celine's Law), which holds, on the simple level, that communication is only possible between equals. More rigorously "this proposed 'law' would read: "Adequate communication flows freely between equals. Communication between non-equals is warped and distorted by second-circuit Domination and Submission rituals perpetuating communication jam and a Game With End." (Prometheus Rising, p. 241) The word SNAFU has quite a vulger meaning. Nevertheless, it is very true and very apt. I will let you add the missing letters: "Situation Normal All F--ked Up."
 Robert Anton, Prometheus Rising, New Falcon Publications, Tempe, Arizona, 1983, pp. 241-242.
 Peck, M Scott, The People of The Lie: The Hope For Healing Human Evil, Rider, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 268-269.
 The sketch "I give orders around here!" is from Wilson, Robert Anton, Prometheus Rising, New Falcon Publications, Tempe, Arizona, 1983, p. 71.
 Footnote in Peck's text: "Even civilians will commit evil with remarkable ease under obedience. As David Myers described in his excellent article 'A Psychology of Evil' (The Other Side, April, 1982, p. 29): 'The clearest example is Stanley Milgram's obedience experiments. Faced with an imposing, close-at-hand commander, sixty-five percent of his adult subjects fully obeyed instructions. On command, they would deliver what appeared to be traumatizing electric shocks to a screaming innocent victim in an adjacent room. These were regular people--a mix of blue-collar, white-collar and professional men. They despised their task. Yet obedience took precedence over their own moral sense.'" The People of The Lie, p. 224.
 Footnote in Peck's text: "Psychologists have observed that when similar groups of twelve-year old male campers without restraining adult leadership were encouraged to compete with each other, the benign competition soon changed into violent 'warfare on a twelve-year-old scale.' (Myers, 'A Psychology of Evil, p. 29')" The People of The Lie, p. 225.
 "And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept" (Luke 7:31-32, KJV, emphasis added).
 Jessie Penn-Lewis, with Evan Roberts, War on the Saints, World Wide Web Edition, based on Unabridged 1912 Edition. This Edition courtesy of http://www.apostasynow.com . pp. 12, 27.
 War on the Saints, Op Cit., p. 26.
Bloomer , George, Authority Abusers: Breaking Free From Spiritual Abuse, Whitaker House, New Kensington, 1995.
Blue, Ken, Healing Spiritual Abuse: How To Break Free from Bad Church Experiences, InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1993.
Cloud, Henry, Townsend, John, 12 Christian Beliefs That Can Drive You Crazy: Relief From False Assumptions, Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995.
Enroath, Ronald M, Churches That Abuse, Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1992. Also see his companion title Recovering from Churches That Abuse.
Harvey, Jerry B, The Abilene Paradox.
Johnson, David, VanVonderen, Jeff, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse.
Penn-Lewis, Jessie, with Roberts, Evan, War on the Saints, World Wide Web Edition, based on Unabridged 1912 Edition. Available from http://www.apostasynow.com .
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“The trip is over folks, we are out of road. I wish I could tell you where you are going. If you don't know or don't have a map, it wouldn't do me much good to try to tell you anyway. One thing is for certain; from here you will walkthe rest of the way. For many it will be to destination unknown. Most are on the way to the City of Despair, in the State of Confusion, located within the Nation of Disgrace. For others, the destination will not be pleasant nor a matter of choice. You get the picture. Those who, ‘take all of your belongings and climb into the truck,’ will weep in utter misery for the personal negligence that they brought upon themselves and their families. You will have paid the ultimate price.
“A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.” (Proverbs 22: 3, KJV)
So,...will you take the final moments God is
giving you to step away from your ‘stupid zone’ and do what you should have so long ago? Will you finally make some plans? Will you really sell off your unnecessary
toys and purchase
tools that will give you just
a chance to make it through? Will you search out the ultimate truth of our predicament and the One who
can give you peace, serenity and eternal life? Can you admit that putting a dictator in office was one of
your very worst mistakes, and
you will try to make amends by resisting him and his communist platform? Will you do all you can to convert your
family and friends who also voted for him and others supporting him to work against him in every way possible?
That may sting and burn to be told that, but it is far better than the amputation of your limbs that is coming
if he continues to dismantle this nation and its last freedoms.
Editorials like these are expected to consume about 1500 words. This is half that. Like I said, the time for talk is over.”
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Defining the Spiritual War You Failed To Fight
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“But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.” (2 Peter 2: 22)
“As a dog returneth to his vomit, [so] a fool returneth to his folly.” (Proverbs 26: 11)
Discover the part played by the Illuminati Jew, Rupert Murdoch (pictured above), and his Zondervan publishing company, in the destruction of Herbert W Armstrong's Worldwide Church of God.
What Murdoch "... is not is an Australian 'right wing' billionaire. Murdoch, though born in Australia is an Israeli citizen and Jewish. Why is this important?
Murdoch is now admitted to have controlled the political systems in Britain and America for two decades. He has had the power to choose national leaders, make policy, pass laws at will. Where did the power come from?
We now know it came from spying, blackmail, bribery and propaganda." (Veterans Today Senior Editor, Gordon Duff.)
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"Perhaps in order to engineer and prepare the global collective psyche to the "great earth-shattering announcement" that may be coming any day now, ... that the US, UK and allies are in contact with "technologically superior beings from other worlds, which do exist after all and we are in contact with them."
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"The only correct term for the mis-called 'anti-Semitic' is 'Jew-wise.' It is indeed the only fair and honest term. The phrase 'anti-Semite' is merely a propaganda word used to stampede the unthinking public into dismissing the whole subject from their minds without examination: so long as that is tolerated these evils will not only continue, but grow worse." (The Nameless War, by Captain Archibald Maule Ramsay, p. 63)
Why Are Christian Men Such Wimps?
“Is it ok if I vent a little today? I’ve built up a little frustration over the past couple of months and I just need a pressure release. Will you let me do it?
As you may be aware I have started a varsity football program at a local Christian High School. Although I vowed to myself that I would never return to prowling the sidelines when I walked away from public education in 2000,the opportunity to train young males to be men was something I could not, in good conscience, run from.
Not all males are men. I hope you understand that. Especially convincing is the evidence I have garnered recently that Christian males in particular are the least manly.
How Shall We Tell The Children?
"And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the
caves of the earth, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the
earth." Isaiah 2:19 (KJV)
"But how shall we tell the children? We probably won't tell them; the knowledge would be too dangerous to the "system" we have developed to ensure our own preservation. As long as they will continue to work in order to support, and in order to die in, for, and because of our system, we will allow as many of them who can do so, to survive until we have lived out our lives in the manner to which we have become accustomed. It has always worked before, so maybe it will continue to work long enough to keep me comfortable until I die. It is a gamble in which the odds are becoming increasingly negative."
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How The World Really Works, by Alan Jones
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The picture which Alan Jones paints in this book is one which you must understand if your efforts in truly understanding how the world REALLY works are ever to amount to anything. We paint that picture by presenting an ordered set of book reviews which identify our enemies and describe the primary strategies and actions which they have taken against us over the last 100 years or so. Our goal in writing the book was to provide an accurate portrayal of that picture within the covers of a single moderate- length book. The 12 chapter titles of How The World Really Works are ... the names of the books being reviewed.
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Secrecy or Freedom, by Alan Jones
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This is Alan Jones' most recent book, published in April, 2001. While countless books have been written revealing yet one more outrage which the New World Order folks have perpetrated on us, Jones has resolved on an entirely different purpose: to define a way of mounting a counterattack on those elites, and not just delay their next victory, but destroy their viability, and take back our country and the world for middle class citizens everywhere. In the same way that an army or a football team will surely lose in the long run if it has only a defense and no offense, we too shall lose our world to the elites if we fail to marshal our resources, mount a viable offense against them, and reduce their present dominance of public affairs to a nullity. To that end, this book goes right back into history to discover their origin, their modus operandi, their strengths, and most importantly, their weaknesses. The exercise has been successful, and reveals a crucial weakness which may readily be exploited. We will, in this web page, outline our search, our major findings, and finally a plan of action to save our country for the benefit, we hope, of a great number of future generations of free citizens. Our historical look will go back 2000 years and beyond. Our sources are not generally well known, are not Nobel prize- winning historians, but nevertheless are historical truth seekers whose researches are uniquely valuable. Each of the chapters of Secrecy or Freedom? carries the title of the historical work which is reviewed in that chapter. In this web page, we will give you an inkling of what is covered in each of these chapters, with the hope that these few words will lead you to order our book, carefully absorb its contents, and then join in our proposed action plan to take back our country.
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How I Clobbered Every Bureaucratic Cash-Confiscatory Agency Known To Man, by Mary Croft
You're an asset of the state. You're duped into entering the world of commerce and finance and trapped in imaginary debt bya brilliant but simple con. When you see your name written in UPPERCASE LETTERS it has a very different meaning to the one your parents gave you. This is an amazing ebook. We highly recommend it.
Classy Beauty, 25, Seeks Man Making $500K
Reply to "Classy" Beauty,25, who advertised on Craig's List for a Man Making $500K.
The Answer ...
I read your posting with great interest and have thought meaningfully about your dilemma. I offer the following analysis of your predicament. Firstly, I'm not wasting your time, I qualify as a guy who fits your bill; that is I make more than $500K per year.
"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell (1903-1950)
We [the Jews] infiltrated the Roman Catholic Church right from the very beginning.
“Regarding the Jesuits, quoting Rabbi Finkelstein: “We [the Jews] infiltrated the Roman Catholic Church right from the very beginning. Why do you think the Pope, the Cardinals and all the Bishops wear yarlmulkahs? (skullcaps) The white race never figures this out. A thousand years later the white race began to wake up ... we had to come up with a plan B ... so we formed the Jesuits. There was a nice boy, Ignatius Loyola. He started the Jesuits.” (Loyola was Jewish. Research/read the Jesuit Extreme Oath.)”
(From The Real History of the Earth.
Why in Hell is All This Happening Again? by David Thatcher.)
False Flag Operations or "False flag terrorism" occurs when elements within a government stage a secret operation whereby government forces pretend to be a targeted enemy while attacking their own forces or people. The attack is then falsely blamed on the enemy in order to justify going to war against that enemy.
"If we ever needed a battering ram to pull down the evil structure of compulsory public schooling, this book should be able to do the job. The book calls for a revolution. But not a violent one. It can be won easily and peaceably by merely taking the kids out of the public schools. It's still legal to do so. That would change America radically. But the pessimists will say that most parents are too brain-dead to care what goes on in the public schools. Those parents who do care have already gotten their kids out and are homeschooling them. But we know that every day more and more parents are beginning to see the light. That's encouraging." (Samuel L. Blumenfeld)
Democracy Is An Illusion
"The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one perhaps of the Right, and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers. Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that the American people can 'throw the rascals out' at any election without leading to any profound or extensive shifts in policy... But either party in office becomes in time corrupt, tired, unenterprising, and vigorless. Then it should be possible to replace it, every four years if necessary, by the other party, which will be none of these things but will still pursue, with new vigor,approximately the same policies". (Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope, 1966, p. 1247-48)
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Why Men are So Attracted to Foreign Women
Have you ever wondered why men are so attracted to foreign (non-Western) women? Have you heard from a friend lately that her ex fiancee is now looking for a Russian bride or that a male relative is engaged to a Filipina? And, do you scoff at that and put it down to these men being 'desperate' and those women as just wanting a ticket into the country?
Why You Shouldn't Get Involved With a Married Man [or Woman]
Here's a question that's been sent to me recently about a woman wondering if she should get involved with a married man. Here's my reply telling her why you shouldn't get involved with a married man! This woman's name has been changed to remain anonymous.
What You Should Know About Swine Flu
"These are challenging times and we need to stay calm and think things through - not just panic and react. Fear, panic and emotional reaction got us into this mess and it is certainly not going to get us out of it.
We also need to realise - here, now - that we have long crossed the line into a fully-fledged fascist dictatorship. It has hidden itself to most people this far, but it is about to lift the veil.
It is no longer an option to do nothing or passively acquiesce to authority out of fear or apathy. Or, at least, it's not if we care about our freedoms and, most importantly, those of our children and grandchildren who will have to live almost their entire lives under a global jackboot of sheer, undiluted evil.
The word 'evil' is much overused and I don't say it lightly; but we are dealing with evil in the sense that the word is the reverse of 'live'. Those behind the conspiracy to cull the human population and turn the rest into little more than computer terminals are anti-life. They have no respect for it and no empathy with those who suffer the consequences of their actions, no matter how appalling.
I have been warning of what was coming for nearly 20 years and it is not 'coming' any more - it's here. No more excuses from anyone, please. We have to deal with it. We have to draw a line in the sand and say no more.
Never was this more important than with the conspiracy to force swine flu vaccination upon the global population. The swine flu virus was created in a laboratory to generate mass panic with the specific intention of forcing everyone to have the vaccine. Problem-Reaction-Solution. This 'natural' swine flu virus apparently contains genes from humans, birds and pigs from several continents.
If you concoct and release a virus and then implement a clearly long-planned mass vaccin-ation programme, there can be only one sensible conclusion: swine flu is not the biggest danger here - it's the vaccine." (David Icke)
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This Has to be the Definitive Report on the Vaccination Hoax.
“The only safe vaccine is a vaccine that is never used.” – Dr. James A. Shannon. National Institutes of Health.
Are you scared when you’re told you have to vaccinate your child with 49 doses in 14 vaccines before age 6? Or are you scared at the idea of not vaccinating and so “exposing” your child to serious illnesses?
Are you scared about the school threatening you that if you don’t vaccinate you can’t enrol your child?
FEAR. That’s what all these pro-vaccine campaigns are based on. As a parent, what’s the biggest scare of all? When your child gets sick with a serious disease and you feel responsible for that. As you see, vaccine supporters couldn’t go wrong with this and developed a dogma that’s been bought over and over again over the years by people. The magic insurance policy to solve it all.
So, even if your child gets sick, at least you know you did everything you could for his/her health and vaccinated, right? But what if the very vaccination is able to cause the illness in the first place??
Could The Vaccine Hoax Be Over?
An extraordinary paper published by a courageous doctor and investigative medical researcher has dug the dirt on 30 years of secret official transcripts of meetings of UK government vaccine committees and the supposedly independent medical “experts” sitting on them with their drug industry connections.
The 45 page paper with detailed evidence can be downloaded here.
Also see the short article about this report in Issue #65a of our newsletter Last Days Watch, which is here.
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing
"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves" (Matthew 7: 15)
"For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works." (2 Corinthians 11: 13-15)
are Facing Orwellian, Totalitarian Slavery
That's what they want to impose on us. That's the reason behind all the national identity cards, DNA data bases, surveillance cameras, GPS tracking devices in cars and trucks and cell phones, digital micro-chipping of everything from A to Z, Internet surveillance and censorship, telephone taps, body and luggage searches and scans at airports, finger printing of air travelers and bank customers, interrogations at airline boarding gates, intrusive banking regulations, and much more. The Powers That Be are branding and penning up the global "human herd" in just the same way that cattle ranchers tag their cattle herds with ear tags and fence them into feed lots to fatten them up for slaughter. The Powers That Be regard us as their livestock, as their personal property, and they are in the process of branding us, tagging us, and penning us up, so that they can manage us like cattle or swine. Our plight is that stark and simple.
So do you want to be a slave or free? That's the question. Because if you want to be free you're absolutely going to have to do something about it. Millions of people are going to have to go outside of their comfort zone, that's the hard truth of the matter, because the status quo is simply not remotely acceptable for people who want to live as free human beings on this planet.
Don't imagine that you can just vote in the next criminally rigged election and a new set of corrupt politicians will somehow magically make things better. THEY WON'T. The galling thing is that the Powers That Be have set up a global system to which they insist we assiduously adhere and obey every corrupt dictate they issue, while they themselves flagrantly flout the Constitution with impunity, and never cease massively enriching themselves and their plutocrat cronies, and rolling in corrupt luxury, at our ruinous expense.
This pathetic charade will continue only as long as the people permit it, because when the people declare a de facto Jubilee Year, the jig will be up. As a matter of fact, that process is already underway. It is a simple truth that unemployed people cannot service a loan, cannot pay a tax bill, and cannot pay a fine that is imposed on them for failure to do any of the foregoing. So as the unemployed rolls continue to swell, more and more people will simply refuse or fail to make credit card payments, to pay back home, automobile and student loans, and will default on furniture, appliance and pay day loans, and much more. This is already happening and the trend will increase.”
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Are You Laughing Yet, or Would You Forward this Email on to a Friend or Relative?
The Email "Are You Laughing Yet?"
Pass this very insightful email on if you think it has merit. If not then just discard it ... no one will know you did. But, if you discard this thought process, don't sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in.
The Plain Truth About Glorious Carbon Dioxide
"Nature is a self-regulating mechanism that dwarfs any mindless effort to 'control' the amount of CO2 produced by coal-fired utilities, steel manufacturers, autos and trucks, and gasoline fueled lawn mowers. Okay, children, let's all sit up straight at our desks. We are going to begin 2009 with a lesson about carbon dioxide (CO2)." (Alan Caruba)
The Oil, Gas and Energy Crises are Massive Hoaxes
Lindsey Williams, a Baptist minister and author of the 1980's book The Energy Non-Crisis
(on line) has been reporting inside information about oil price-manipulation for many years
now, and generally the information has been accurate.
"Anyone not preaching coming out of the state church and the government system is a false prophet."(Neal King, Iron-Clay.com)
Christ's Flag is The Union Jack
The Union Jack
The Australian and New Zealand flags go back much further than the 200 years you probably are aware of. Notice the most prominent symbol on all these flags is the eight-pointed cross. This 8 pointed cross consists of two different four pointed crosses (the x and the + crosses) that are superimposed!
New Zealand Flag
Their heraldic symbolism goes back 3,500 years; to the time of Moses and Joshua, the great Israelite (not Jewish) Military-Commanders.
The vertical cross on the flag is for the Great Cross that is formed at critical times in the Galaxy, and this is called the Galactic Cross. T he diagonal cross stands for the Earth Cross. The Earth cross is the cross of the Zodiac, while the Galactic Cross is the intersection of the Galactic Equator with the Ecliptic and its perpendicular axis.
Four times during the Great Year (which is 25,920 years long)--i.e. every 6,480 years--the Earth Cross aligns with the Galactic Cross to form a single four-pointed cross in the sky. This is what will occur on December 21, 2012, which will herald the end of the "Dark Cycle."
The red on the flag stands for human blood, and the white stands for the Birthright Holy Spirit, which does the work of redemption (i.e. the born-again process), thus changing a sinful human being into a true blue-blood (i.e. the Elect). Blue is the colour of Sirius, and the Creator God of ancient Khemit (Egypt) known as Ptah (who we call God the Father). In this process it is important to know that there are 216 bones in the human body, and the blood is actually made in the bones!
Furthermore, the science of Khemitology reveals that Ptah was referred to as “He Who Comes from the Blue,” and was always depicted with a blue head covering or with blue skin.
What race was Ptah depicted as?
In the depictions of Ptah from ancient Khemit (the proper name for ancient Egypt) “Ptah is usually depicted with Asian eyes, a Caucasian nose, and Negroid lips. He apparently represents many races as the ‘Father’ or progenitor race from Sirius. Ptah became known as Dyas or Zeus to the Greeks, and later ‘pater’ (father) to the Romans: Ptah, Pater, ‘Father Race.’” (Source: Stephen S Mehler’s The Land of Osiris: An Introduction to Khemitology, Adventures Unlimited Press, 2001, p. 180)
It is also noteworthy that Egyptologist’s word for the bright star Sirius is Sopdet (Sp.dt). According to the science of Khemitology, the Egyptologists have it wrong (and I would heartily agree), and the word should be S.pth, which is Sa-Ptah, “The Birthplace of Ptah.” Thus we see the clear connection between God the Father and the eighth planet of the Solar System, the bright star Sirius.
For more information on the names of the Messiah and God the Father, and these flags, see our free book The God Messiah Worships.
The Heraldic Symbolism of the Unicorn on the British Coat-of-Arms
The British Coat-of-Arms is the Coat-of-Arms of the 12 tribed Kingdom of Israel and Christ their Rightful KING.
The TRUE Israel People have, on their "Coat-of-Arms", a Lion and a Unicorn which is shown as a white horse "rampant" with one horn. The amber Lion "rampant" on the left-side is the emblem of the two-tribed "House of Judah" and the Unicorn or white Wild-Ox "rampant" on the right-side is the emblem of the ten-tribed "House of Israel", collectively making the 12-tribed "Kingdom of Israel".
The word British is Hebrew. It means "the People of the Covenant" or in other words "the People Israel", whose written Constitution; under that Covenant, that they have rejected to their own loss; is written in the Bible (Israel's Book) that they still swear on to tell the Truth, but whose Constitution, under which there are no poor people, is then foolishly rejected by almost everyone, in favour of inferior and unjust, man-made laws and economics which cause poverty and therefore also crime brought about by deprivation and desperation.
Compare the imposter Antichrist's Coat-of-arms (below) ...
The lion facing the East stands for the Zodiacal Sign of Leo, the 12th Sign in the Birthright Zodiac. The unicorn stands for the Constellation of Pegasus in the Zodiacal Sign of Aquarius. Both animals are holding the Shield of Salvation, or the Shield of Damnation, depending upon your attitude to God and your way of life, whether you are in rebellion or submission.
Consequently the Lion stands for the White Crown of Upper Egypt, while the Unicorn stands for the Red Crown of Lower Egypt. While the symbols may have changed, the meaning has remained the same over the Millenia.
The Bible is Not a Jewish Book
The statement is commonly made, even by those who should know better, that “we Christians owe a debt to the Jews, for we got our Bible, and our religion, from them.” While many people have been deceived into believing this, it is completely false. Part of the mistake comes from the complete confusion in the minds of nearly all people as to just what they mean by “Jew.” Are they referring to people of a certain race? Or people of a certain religion? For the two are not the same. There are in Africa today some pure-blooded Negroes who are Jews by religion and there are in China today some pure-blooded Mongolians who are Jews by religion. Likewise, there are some people today who are racially of the stock we know as Jews, but who have been converted to other religions.
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How Many Men are Necessary to Change a Crime into a Virtue?
“In another pamphlet, entitled How Many Men are Necessary to Change a Crime into a Virtue? Adin Ballou [another champion of non-resistance] says: ‘One man may not kill. lf he kills a fellow-creature, he is a murderer. lf two, ten, a hundred men do so, they, too, are murderers. But a government or a nation may kill as many men as it chooses, and that will not be murder, but a great and noble action. Only gather the people together on a large scale, and a battle of ten thousand men becomes an innocent action. But precisely how many people must there be to make it so?- that is the question. One man cannot plunder and pillage, but a whole nation can. But precisely how many are needed to make it permissible? Why is it that one man, ten, a hundred, may not break the law of God, but a great number may?” (Quoted in Leo Tolstoy’s book, The Kingdom of Heaven Is Within You, p. 6.)
"Don't think for a moment you are going to vote the Illuminati out of office. They control the major and minor political parties. They control the process of government, they control the process of information flow, they control the process of creating money and finally they control Christendom. (However, God controls the hearts of His people.)" (From The Top 13 illuminati Bloodlines, by Fritz Springmeier)
Woe Unto You Lawyers! (and Policemen)
"Of all the specialized skills abroad in the world today, the average man knows least about the one that affects him most – about the thing that lawyers call The Law. A man who will discourse at length about the latest cure for streptococci infection or describe in detail his allergic symptoms cannot begin to tell you what happened to him legally – and plenty did – when he got married. A man who would not dream of buying a car without an intricate and illustrated description of its mechanical workings will sign a lease without knowing what more than four of its forty-four clauses mean or why they are there. A man who will not hesitate to criticize or disagree with a trained economist or an expert in any one of a dozen fields of learning will follow, unquestioning and meek, whatever advice his lawyer gives him. Normal human skepticism and curiosity seem to vanish entirely whenever the layman encounters The Law.
There are several reasons for this mass submission, One is the average man’s fear of the unknown – and of policemen."