"It used to be thought absolutely necessary that
all the inhabitants of a country should have the same religion, but we now know
that there is no such necessity." - Bertrand Russell
Human beings have grappled with the
Mystery of Life for time immemorial.
As we have done so human
consciousness has evolved.
In the beginning
we walked hand in hand with the Creator
in the Garden.
Cognitive Blindness descended and we were cut
off from the Garden.
No longer could this bicameral
mind, transformed by rational concentration, sense the pulsing energies,
waveforms and frequencies surrounding it.
Instead it now experienced vague,
occasionally undefined, 'feelings'.
ago a wide ranging Gnostic Mystery
tradition flourished among all the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean.
City states surrounding the Mediterranean had been trading, conquering
and synthesizing neighboring cultural philosophy for centuries.
Mediterranean peoples as "frogs
around a small pond."
Alexander III of Macedonia transformed
the Mediterranean into essentially one culture
spreading Greek Hellenistic culture -
the culture of the
Hellenism ran head on into the
Gnostic Mystery traditions,
True Knowledge, clashes with set
The Greek language distinguishes between
scientific or reflective
knowledge ("He knows mathematics") and
observation and experience ("He knows me"), which is Gnosis.
Gnosticism the broad term 'gnostic' is defined as 'knower' referring to all
individuals who have insight into the Noumenon even though
they express these insights through the
window of their own cultural traditions.
Gnosis involves an
intuitive process of learning to know oneself as only by
knowing oneself is it possible to
know the Pleroma.
With proper preparation it is possible
to experience an ultra awake state called 'lucid living' -
an awakened state of
is, comparatively, a trance or
An epiphany supercharges the brain with
an experience of the
undeniable oneness of all that lives
tearing away the Veil of
Living lucidly is living in
texts are collections of advice.
Originally given as
parables they later became
At the foundational cores we find unimaginably
archaic primitive concepts.
These are modified culturally
over time as a society shifts focus.
Hebrew mystics synthesize Hebrew and Hellenistic
mythology in Alexandria.
Christianity evolved out of the inter-racial emanational and incarnational
salvific monotheism that coursed through the Mediterranean trading
federations with the coming of the Gnostic Mystery traditions.
Contaminated by ponerological
elements it is easily distorted.
Those familiar with
ponerology recognize the psychosis of the Zaddikim.
Alexandrian Hebrew literature includes a sacred
narrative history designed after the model
of Herodotus blended with the purer Gnosticism.
Under the influence of a priesthood clique seeking power
Hellenized Hebrew mystics
sought to prove direct descendance from
the history of the tribes of Israel is cobbled together.
tales and legends are hermeneutically harmonized by generating an integrated
genealogy that portrays a very
disparate group of tribes as "One".
These are the books known as the Septuagint
in the Latin Vulgate.
The first five books are considered Torah:
Bereshit ("In [the] beginning", Genesis), Shemot ("Names", Exodus),
Vayikra ("He called", Leviticus), Bamidbar ("In the desert", Numbers) and
Devarim ("Words", Deuteronomy).
True Torah Hebrews reject all other Hebrew Bible books as
Alexandrian Hellenized Hebrew
particularly Bereshit/Genesis, is based on older
Sumerian and Akkadian creation
The last synthesis of
inter-racial emanational and
incarnational salvific monotheism, an
amalgamation of Hellenism
and all the other indigenous tribes surrounding the Mediterranean produced the
Cult of Serapis centered in Alexandria
which eventualy evolved into Roman Catholicism.
tradition of Serapis, an amalgamation
and synthesis of the traditions of the tribes surrounding the Mediterranean
was the indigenous form of what Hindus think of as
Vaishnavism, Shaivism and
The tradition of monotheism was
founded by Akhenaten the Heretic.
There are many similarities
between Serapis and Yahweh the first being Serapis was a supreme god.
Alexandrian Hebrews declared their history to have an even
deeper level of mystical
allegory than the Mystery
They used a
magical form of exegesis claiming to be inheritors of secret mystical teachings
passed down from their Master, Moshe Rabbenu.
They went so far as to claim that the
Gnostikos philosophers had originally
received their wisdom from Moshe
Rabbenu and that all other intellectual advances were thanks to the
God's Chosen Ones.
the temple of Serapis archeologists
unearthed strange mechanical contrivances within a
Labyrinth which indicate
severe "testing" of the initiates
reminiscent of a modern hospital
- or a torture
History becomes obscure and
incomprehensible in a world dominated by synthetically cobbled together
It is unlikely the
Hellenized Hebrew mystics
understood the ponerological aspects of the
cobbled together history that later
Christians and the worshippers of Serapis are the same." - Roman Emperor
Within the community
mystics, the Essenes, were
attempting to reformulate their religion to be universally inclusive.
The Essenes penned the Dead Sea
To be universally inclusive elements of the Mystery of
Serapis were included.
Philo, described two branches of
a single Gnostic Mystery school
- the Essenes, of Hebrew ethnicity, and the
Therapeutae, of Greek
The Essenes were in
contention with the remnants
of the Hasmonean dynasty high priest cult, the Sadducees, and with
the Pharisees who now held the
religious authority of the Hebrews.
Philo, the Hebrew Gnostic, was
known as "the Pythagorean."
Philo derived the name Therapeutae/Therapeutides from the related
adjective therapeutikos meaning of attending to heal, or treating in a
spiritual or medical sense.
Mysteries formulated principles that influenced the thought of
Aristotle and contributed to
the development of mathematics and Western rational philosophy.
The Hebrew historian,
Josephus, tells us that
the Essenes were comparable to the Pythagoreans.
The bulk of the mystic
tradition that originating with Pythagoras belongs to gnostic mystical wisdom
rather than to scientific scholarship but using that approach did lead to the
theory of the functional significance of numbers in the objective world and in
music, as well as the Pythagorean theorem for right triangles.
Philo used Stoic philosophical allegory and
Pharisaic exegesis in attempt
to fuse and harmonize Greek philosophy with Hebrew philosophy.
The Hellenized Hebrews honored not
only their own master, Moses, but also followed
the Gnostikos philosopher, Pythagoras.
The Zaddikim high
priests encouraged and informed the Essenes.
Sea Scrolls portray a central role for the followers of
synthesized the Greek and Hebrew mythology.
The synthetic result ended in monotheistic
salvationist Pauline Christianity.
The Essene tradition lives on in a modified
form in Kabbalah.
At the foundation of the Sephirot, the Tree of
Life, or Etz haChayim we find
Mysteries and the numerology of the
Babylonians, which the
Pharisees allowed to creep into exegesis when
in exile in Babylon.
simultaneous crises: invasion, civil war, and economic collapse nearly caused
the total collapse of the Roman Empire between 235 and 284.
in the institutions, social culture and religion were so profound and
fundamental, that the "Crisis of the Third Century" is seen as the historical
dividing line between the classical world and the medieval
Diocletian takes control of the
Roman Empire in 284.
After watching numerous internal struggles for
power which culminated in civil wars Emperor
Diocletian understood most of shifts in the balance of power were
facilitated by soldiers personal allegiance to
charismatic commanders which stemmed from the brotherhood experienced by
soldiers belonging to the military and the fellowship of the
Diocletian recognized that social control
had to be based on something more than simply military force, so he sought
imperial legitimacy in a new state religion, with himself as divine monarch as
Akhenaten had done 1650 years
earlier in Egypt and Ptolemy 600
years earlier in Eygpt.
The observance of religious rites was a
public duty even though Roman state religious beliefs were founded on a
chaotic unconnected inconsistent pagan
mythological tradition adopted from Greek
models and cross-pollinated with influence from the
cultures the Roman Empire had conquered.
Secret societies and
Mystery brotherhoods were a threat to Diocletian's power so he aligned himself
with the Mysteries of
Mithras outlawing all others.
Emperor Diocletian declared himself
Lord and Master
(Dominus Noster) and later equated himself to the paternal father god of Rome,
Rome's Great Father and
Savior (Jupiter Optimus Maximus Soter); the patron
deity of the Imperial Roman state.
outlawing the Eleusinian mysteries,
and the Gnostic Christian Mysteries and
himself a divine intercessor - a
descended god on Earth - Diocletian hoped to gain social control through
292 Anno Domini
Emperor Diocletian divides
the Roman Empire into West and East taking personal control of the East.
Emperor Diocletian issues a series of four increasingly harsh edicts
designed to compel Christians to take part in the imperial religion.
Emperor Diocletian orders all Gnostic Christian sanctuaries to be destroyed,
all Gnostic Christian books to be burned and Gnostic Christians themselves are
denied the protection offered by Roman law.
Gnostic Christians are
mutilated, burned, starved, and
forced into gladiatorial
contests until 311.
Constantine starts a civil war in the
312 Constantine, needing a great
and powerful father god, unrelated to the father god of Emperor Diocletian,
embraces the Gnostic
Christian Mystery of Christ and
wins the decisive
Constantine modifies his benefactor god returning to an image first modeled by
the Cult of Yahweh,
adopted by Saul of Tarsus
and applied to Jesus the Tekton as his model of Chrestus.
"The Empire that emerged under Diocletian and Constantine was
administered by a government that was larger, complex, highly organized, and
that commandeered larger and
more powerful military forces.
taxed its citizens more
heavily, conscripted their
labor, and regulated their
lives and their occupations.
a coercive, omnipresent, all-powerful
organization that subdued individual interests and levied all resources
toward one overarching goal: THE SURVIVAL OF THE STATE." -
Joseph A. Tainter
313 Freedom of Religion
rescripting Edict issued (freedom of, not freedom from, religion).
purpose is to grant both to the
Christians and to all others full authority to follow whatever
worship each person has desired, whereby whatsoever
Divinity dwells in heaven may be benevolent and
propitious to us, and to all who are placed under our authority.
Therefore we thought it salutary and proper to establish our purpose
no person should be refused complete
who has given up his mind either to the
Cult of the Christians or to the
religion which he personally feels best suited to himself.
our pleasure to abolish all
conditions whatever which were embodied in former orders directed to your
office about the Christians, that every one of those who have a common wish to
follow the religion of the Christians may from this moment freely and
unconditionally proceed to observe the same without any annoyance or
disquiet."- Edict of Milan, 313 AD
Christians in independent, "free"
churches have long regarded the Constantinian revolution as little short of the
fall of Christianity, a Babylonian
captivity of Christianity to
State power - almost as calamitous as
the fall of Adam and Eve.
One thing is clear: The unqualified toleration for all
decreed at Milan did not last long, nor has it often
prevailed in later centuries.
noble sentiments cemented the
foundation of Western cutural ideals first sketched by the
faith don't mix as "God wishes to be adored
by free people".
Constantine takes the eastern half of the Roman Empire from Licinius, his
brother-in-law and rules the entire Roman Empire until his death in 337.
Constantine summons the Council
of Nicaea which defines "Nicene Christianity," in the Nicene
Original Nicene Creed
"I believe in one God, the
Father Almighty, Maker of heaven
and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
And in one
Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten
Son of God, begotten of the Father before all worlds;
God of God,
Light of Light,
very God of very God;
begotten, not made,
being of one substance with the
Father, by whom all things were made.
for us men for our
salvation, came down from heaven,
and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the
virgin Mary, and was made man;
crucified also for us under Pontius
He suffered and was
third day He rose again,
according to the Scriptures;
and ascended into
heaven, and sits on the right hand of
and He shall come again, with glory, to
judge the quick and the
whose kingdom shall
have no end.
And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and
Giver of Life;
from the Father and the Son;
who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified;
who spoke by the prophets.
And I believe
one holy catholic and apostolic
I acknowledge one
baptism for the remission of sins;
I look for the resurrection of the
dead, and the life of the
world to come.
of Mediterranean mythology, a combination of the
Mithras Mysteries, Hellenism,
Gnosticism and Judaism tainted by the Zaddikim was designed to direct the
passions of the
brain into subservience to the
State while partitioning the
into the proper cubicle required
for the enrichment of the State.
Nicene Creed carries
the razor sharp leading edge of human social
control philosophy of the major cultures on the stage of Roman
In essence you have
competing dialecticisms of incongruent sets creating
fragmentation of both the
conscious and the
Cognitive Blindness creating
cognitive bias and cognitive
The decree of the Imperial Roman Catholic monopoly as
intercessors for God
sought to integrate diverse social
cultural traditions with intent of creating a
unified social culture in the
hope of ending the constant political strife.
(Note: When the first
Monarchy (mono) collapsed and the first
Repubic was founded opposing
political camps emerged (duality).
Political 'strife' will always be a factor in every human grouping as each
group holds different values and strives toward, possibly, opposing goals.)
Legend claims Constantine, the first
imperial Christian Emperor, only allowed himself to be baptized on his death
bed in the hope that he would avoid eternal damnation by being unable to
sin after being baptized, suggesting he was a starry eyed
Rational minds feel he may have followed in the footsteps of
Constantine eliminated Roman Festivals or Feriae ("holidays" in the
sense of "holy days"; singular also feriae or dies ferialis) which were either
public (publicae) or private (privatae).
Constantine replaced the
myraid Roman State holidays, public funded celebrations for the citizens of
Roman, with thirteen State holidays setting the Birth of Jesus as December 25
on the Gregorian calendar and Pascha (Resurrection Day) as the first Sunday
after the ecclesiastical full moon.
361 to 363
Power is fractured under Constantine's sons.
throne is intermitently unified
under Julian and
Apostate, a notable philosopher and author in Greek, is Roman
Julian, the last Pagan emperor, witness' the destruction of
Mediterranean civilization in the nihilistic forces of Imperial Christianity,
driving the people to be the 'most
perfect righteous Ones'.
Julian attempted to reverse the direction
Roman social culture is headed by repealing the edicts that only
Imperial Christianity may be
364 to 375
Emperor Valentinian the Great rules from Milan.
March 28, 364 Valentinian I, finding it hard to govern
the entire Roman Empire, gives his brother, Valens, control of the
Emperor Valens, residing in
Constantinople, orders the governor of Minor Asia to exterminate all the
Hellenes and all documents of their wisdom - wisdom being considered
In Antioch, among many
other Hellenes, the ex-governor Fidustius and the priests Hilarius and
Patricius are executed.
Tons of scrolls are burnt in the squares of the
cities of the Eastern Roman Empire.
The associates of last pagan
emperor Julian are persecuted (Orebasius, Sallustius, Pegasius), the
philosopher Simonides is burned alive and the
philosopher Maximus is
Emperor Valens hubris is his undoing.
Valens makes the fatal mistake of underestimating the Goths who kill Valens and
wipe out his forces at the Battle of Adrianople.
The Gods have been
381 In yet another vain attempt to unify
the social culture of the Roman Empire through religious conformity Roman
Catholic Emperor Theodosius
I commissioned Pope Damasus
I and the Council of Rome to name the
Hebrew books and the
books about Christianity that are to be included in the
The last man to attempt reunification and succeed is
Roman Catholic Emperor Theodosius I.
395 Upon Emperor Theodosius I death the division of the
Roman Empire into East and West becomes permanent.
Jerome of Stridon
translates the Greek into
Imperial Roman Catholic intolerance of Gnostic mysteries is
crucial to its own success and necessary in the eyes of
Emperor Theodosius I and Pope Damasus I who
continues to systematically eradicate practitioners of any religion other than
the Imperial Roman state religion as their recent predecessors had done.
All religion, with the exception of Judaism, is condemned.
Practitioners unwilling to bow are executed.
At this point the requirement
of accepting and repeating dogmatic belief of the Nicene Creed becomes the
only vehicle for entry into
In the Catholic Church, a dogma is a definitive article of
faith (de fide) that has been solemnly promulgated by the college of bishops at
an ecumenical council or by the pope when speaking in a statement ex cathedra,
in which the magisterium of the Church presents a particular doctrine as
necessary for the belief of all
Not to be overlooked is the
most important decree:
No one may engage in predictions.
No weather forecasting
No trend analysis ! !
Judaism is unaffected as
Mosiac law, later codified as the
Mishnah Torah of Moses
Maimonides, commands Jews not to practice divination, "black" magic,
soothsaying, the charmer's art, not to
consult the dead, a ghost or
a familiar spirit and are not to
of Moses Maimonides does not disallow "white
For any question about the future all
Christian citizens are told to open the Latin Vulgate, while
the moneychangers and tax
collectors are told to study the commentaries of the
as only there could they find an answer.
395 Alaric the Visigoth leads a
imperial Christian mob against the
Sanctuary of Demeter at Eleusis and attempts to execute the
Næstórios and Prískos.
Iærophántis Næstórios ends the
Eleusinian mysteries and announces the
predominance of spiritual darkness
over the human
Næstórios is credited with having predicted the
appointment of the unlawful and final Iærophántis, a non-Athenian
consecrated to Mithras, and the sacking
and destruction of the sanctuary during the reign of this unlawful
The mysteries of Samothrace are ended and
the Gnostikos slaughtered.
Praetorian Prefect Maternus Cynegius scours
the East sacking and destroying hundreds of Hellenic temples, shrines and
Among others they destroy the temple of
Edessa, the Cabeireion of Imbros, the temple of Zeus in Apamea, temple of
the Semitic Moon-god Sin at the citadel of
Carrhae on the Persian border, the temple of Apollo in Dydima and all the
temples of Palmyra.
All pagan temples, including all
Thousands of innocent Gnostikos from all parts of the empire
suffer martyrdom in Scythopolis (Beit She'an). (Grim Reaper)
scrolls and books are burned.
Private ownership of Gnostikos sculpture
The philosopher Olympius leads a
revolt in Alexandria.
In response Theophilus demolishes the Temple of
Serapis (The Serapeion) which is believed to have housed the Library of
the temple of goddess Aphrodite is turned into a
brothel and the Temples of Apollo and Artemis into stables.
415 Hypatia of Alexandria is renowned in her own lifetime as a
great teacher and a wise counselor.
Hypatia is a prominent thinker of
the Neoplatonic school in Alexandria, where she teaches philosophy and
She is the first female mathematician whose life is
reasonably well recorded.
Hypatia is known to have constructed
astrolabes and hydrometers.
Hypatia advised Orestes, the Roman prefect
of Alexandria, who is in the midst of a political feud with Cyril, the bishop
Rumors spread accusing her of preventing Orestes from
reconciling with Cyril and she is murdered by a mob of Christians led by a
lector named Peter.
Hypatia is stripped naked and
dragged through the streets flayed with ostrakois
and set ablaze while still alive.
A Neoplatonist philosopher, she
follows a school of thought characterized by the 3rd century Plotinus
discouraging mysticism while encouraging logical and mathematical studies.
Hailed as a "valiant defender of science in
the face of religious
postulates," some suggest that her murder marked the end of the
Hellenistic Age of Reason.
The Gnostic Christian sanctuary on the Euphrates
Gnostic Christian belief systems are condemned and
Gnostic Christian mysteries,
Eleusinian mysteries and all other
mystery schools are
Gnostic Christians believe that Æon -
the true, ultimate and transcendent One -
It who is beyond all forged
universes - "emanated" or brought forth from within Itself all substance,
visible and invisible.
Its emantions permeate reality.
All things share It in
This was anathema to the Imperial Roman Catholic dogma of
Emperor Theodosius I as Imperial Roman Catholic
dogma taught that
man had been separated from God in the Garden of Eden.
Separation from God shifts temporal power
from God onto state religious institutions.
The common man must now go
through an authorized intercessor -
an intercessor serving in an
official government religious position.
Gnostic Christians, commonly misunderstood and
misdefined, know that each and every human can
Roman Catholic Christian
theologians coined the word propaganda.
Theologians look at other religions through
the prism of their own
The Romans used the word Gnostic to refer to a
Gnostikos is used by
individuals to describe themselves as "knowers".
Often the term is used
more widely to identify groups that emphasized the
self-redemptive benefit of
Gnostic Christians believe the noumenon is revealed
Critical thinking breeds
individual wisdom but those sharing individual wisdom tend to be excommunicated
or burned at the stake due to the subconscious
ponerolgical aspects of the Crucifixion.
1521 Martin Luther
is excommunicated by Leo X.
September 1522 Translation of the New Testament by
Martin Luther published in German.
New Testament translated into English by
1536 William Tyndale tried on a charge of heresy and
condemned to be burned at the stake.
1536 William Tyndale is strangled and his dead body
Emperor Theodosius I set the example for Western civilization
that the only way to retain control of the social culture was to outlaw any
that does not fit within the
theocratic absolutism, led
to the Dark Ages.
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