" Among the
Romans not a bird,
Without a prophecy was heard.
Fortunes of empires ofttimes
on the magician magpie's tongue.
Every crow was to the
a sure interpreter of fate.
Prophets embodied in a
time out of mind in seats of knowledge.
accounts would keep,
when it was best to watch or sleep.
eat, or drink, to go, or stay,
when to fight, or run away.
When matters were for action ripe,
by looking at the double
Emperors would live or die,
when a magi in an ass'
skull could spy.
When generals would their stations keep,
or turn their backs with hearts of sheep."
"Emotion rather than reason appears increasingly to
guide social, educational and political propositions.
The eclipse of
superstition is not exclusive to
either the political left or the political right." - Christopher W.
Romans frequently formed their
opinion of the success of any enterprise in which they were about to engage,
from the flight, chattering, or singing of birds.
The Augur held office
to expound to the people the meaning of omens.
Augur is derived from
avis garritus, the chattering of birds.
"We find that whole communities suddenly
fix their minds upon one object, and go mad in its pursuit;
that millions of people
become simultaneously impressed with one delusion, and run after it, till their
attention is caught by some new folly more captivating." - Charles
"Superstition, from the
Latin word "superstes," is the symbol
surviving the idea it represents; it is the form preferred to the thing,
the ritual without reason, faith become insensate
through isolating itself becomes fanatic.
consequence the corpse of
religion, the death of life, stupefaction substitute for
religion serving as a pretext to
Fanaticism is superstition become passionate, its name comes from
the word "fanum," which signifies "temple," it is
the Temple put in place of
It is human and
temporal interest of the high priest substituted for
the honor of the shaman, the
wretched passion of man
exploiting the faith of the believer.
Those who intentionally and
maliciously confound religion with superstition and fanaticism destroy the
Message of Ascension. " -
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is presented for educational purposes only.
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.
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 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 this web site by the author. Violent acts against
individuals due to their religious beliefs in America is considered a "hate
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 cooperation.
Cooperation 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 mass 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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