"Familiarity with the ways of the Eternal as they
are revealed in the physical universe certainly tends to keep a man sane and
sober and safeguards him against the vagaries and half-truths which our creeds
and indoor artificial lives tend
Think of the obsession of the speedy 'end of the world!'
which has so often taken possession of whole communities, as if a world that
has been an Eternity in forming could end in a day on the striking of a clock."
- John Burroughs
"History was finite and contained within
It began with the Creation and was scheduled to
end in a not indefinitely remote future with the Second Coming, which was the
hope of afflicted mankind, followed by the Day of Judgment.
span, man was not subject to social or moral progress because his goal was the
next world, not betterment in this.
In this world he was assigned to
ceaseless struggle against himself in which he might attain individual progress
and even victory, but collective betterment would only come in the final union
with God." - Barbara W. Tuchman, A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th
End Times or the End of Days, usually
refers to the eschatological ideas in the three Abrahamic Religions (Judaism,
Christianity, and Islam).
End times is often, but not always, depicted
as a time of tribulation that precede the predicted coming of a messianic
A number of religions and faith traditions have eschatological
beliefs about end times, resulting in
various belief systems,
traditions and behaviors.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints teaches that we are living in the last days.
Saints believe that the earth has a temporal existence of 7000 years and that
the present day is somewhere near the 6000th year.
economic despair, natural disasters and a finally a great
earthquake will signal
the end times.
Shi'a Islam the end of
time theory believes that the coming of Jesus will coincide with the return of
the Muhammad al-Mahdi, who is considered by
Shi'a as the 12th appointed
successor of Prophet Muhammad ibn
believe that Jesus and the Mahdi will work together to bring about peace and
justice on Earth between all peoples of faith.
Sunni Islam the Sun sets, does not
rise for 3 days, then rises from the west, rising till mid-day and then setting
in the west.
The Dajal (The Anti Christ) appears and deceives the
majority of mankind. Jesus Christ descends from heaven. Famine and disasters
A man appears in Madina and is named the Mahdi.
war between Muslims and Jews occurs.
wind comes taking the souls of all Muslims leaving only infidels on
believe "at the end of thy tenth
hundredth winter the sun is more unseen and more spotted;
the year, month, and day are
shorter; and the earth is
more barren; and the crop will
not yield the seed; and
men become more
deceitful, more given
to vile practices and they will have no
A dark cloud makes the whole
Zoroastrians also believe
an end time battle will occur
between the righteous and wicked.
Sinners who repent will be punished but
The world will reach
the spirit of evil will
cease to exist, dualism will end
and goodness will prevail.
The concept of a Final Judgment
is found in all Abrahamic
The concept of a
Final Judgment originated in Persia under Zoroaster.
Judgment, the Last Judgment, Judgment Day, or Day of the Lord is the judgment
by God of each individual soul.
In Islam, the Final Judgmnt is called,
among other things, yaum al-Qiyamah - literally "the Day of Standing" when
Allah judges all of Creation.
returns to Earth on the
Day of Awakening,
resurrects every human
being that lived by the Golden
Rule and causes all sorrow
and suffering pass' away forever in Heliopolitan eschatology.
of God is a conceptual construct.
conceptual construct, held in
the mind of man, may or may not, resemble
the actual form of the
Creator and Sustainer.
To suggest that a
woman or man must hold a certain predefined
conceptual construct that defines the Creator and Sustainer with absolute
perfection is both ludicrous and patently ridiculous.
suggest that - come Judgment Day - the
construct you hold will be the basis of your admittance ticket into
an out-of-body place called
Heaven - is to suggest that you purchase a ticket to
the most fantastic conceptual
construct ever dreamed of by the delirious mind of man.
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This website defines a
new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The
author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has
forged a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has
been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their
agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race.
Religious intolerance occurs when any group refuses to tolerate religious
practices, religious beliefs or persons due to their religious ideology. This
web site marks the founding of a system of philosophy named The Truth of the
Way of the Lumière Infinie - a rational gnostic mystery religion based
on reason which requires no leap of faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme
leader, no church buildings and in which each and every individual is
encouraged to develop a personal relation with the Creator and Sustainer
through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality in the hope of curing the
spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human spirit. The tenets of the
Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie are spelled out in detail on
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religious beliefs in America is considered a "hate crime."
This web site
in no way condones violence. To the contrary the intent here is to reduce the
violence that is already occurring due to the international corporate cartels
desire to control the human race. The international corporate cartel already
controls the world economic system, corporate media worldwide, the global
industrial military entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse
of morals, the elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of
global ecosystems. Civilization is based on coöperation. Coöperation
does not occur at the point of a gun.
American social mores and values
have declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international
cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to
deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional
buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior
corporate media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction
of the family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to
the corrupt international elites vision of a perfect world. Through distraction
and coercion the direction of thought of the bulk of the population has been
directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that
further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.
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