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The Bible Deconstructed for Atheists.

Biblical-prophecy

It is not my intention to bore you.  I wanted to explain some things to you about the bible.  The people that wrote the bible didn’t take it literally because it was written in PaRDeS, the word PaRDeS phonetically mimics the word Paradise.  

( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardes_(Jewish_exegesis) )

Pardes (Hebrew: פרדסorchard) is the subject of a Jewishaggadah (“legend”) about four rabbis of the Mishnaic period (1st century CE) who visited the Orchard (that is, Paradise):

Four men entered pardesBen Azzai, Ben Zoma, Acher (Elisha ben Abuyah),[1] and Akiba. Ben Azzai looked and died; Ben Zoma looked and went mad; Acher destroyed the plants; Akiba entered in peace and departed in peace.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardes_(legend)

Rashi explains that they ascended to Heaven by utilizing the Divine Name, which might be understood as achieving a spiritual elevation through Jewish meditationpractices.  PaRDeS-exegesis is an acronym for the 4 traditional methods of exegesis in Judaism. In this sense, they were the four to understand the whole Torah[citation needed].  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardes_(legend)#Exposition

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This is a pretty good commentary on the exegesis of this legend metaphor:  

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http://books.google.com/books?id=_L9LWGw90RMC&pg=PA158&lpg=PA158&dq=pardes+legend+meaning&source=bl&ots=g6XzwGUCgi&sig=XT4-n5kPVlM1b1cJax0tMG1kXEs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=7p8IVO2MLYf7oQTimYDABg&ved=0CDkQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=pardes%20legend%20meaning&f=false

It might interest you to know that Muslims assume that the Jews altered the bible because while it foretells the coming of the messiah, it doesn’t foretell the coming of Mohammed.  

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The reason the name of god is ineffable is that it isn’t spoken with words, it is spoken with your thoughts, your words, your emotions, and your actions.  When the Jews Helenized the absorbed the Greek Philosophy.  YHWH is a metaphor for praxis. Praxis could be simplified into the concept of living your philosophy which is rational and by which one can be falsified.  A psychopathic philosophy for example (Islam) cannot be used to falsify the individual Muslim or Muslims collectively because it can only be used for proving them correct. . .

Praxis is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realised. “Praxis” may also refer to the act of engaging, applying, exercising, realizing, or practicing ideas. This has been a recurrent topic in the field of philosophy, discussed in the writings of Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Immanuel Kant, Søren Kierkegaard, Karl Marx, Martin Heidegger,Hannah Arendt, Paulo Freire, Ludwig von Mises, and many others. It has meaning in the political, educational, and spiritual realms.

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The first five books of the bible are known as the torah or the Pentateuch, which is the extended version of god’s name. Curiously it was written without vowels.  I think the significance of this is that each character of the Pentateuch represents a human being, the vowels weren’t added because they represented the feminine or the way in which all of the characters were connected to everything else.  Which is to say the way you pronounce god’s name on a global scale is through the correct relationship between everybody.  This also allowed different interpretations of Jewish faith to be codified in a way since that interpretation couldn’t be disproved which created a similar pattern to the Sanatana Dharma in India.  

Rabbis have a linguistic fetish and they play word games to look for hidden messages and to see things differently.  It is a source of inspiration.  If you consider my theory that Neural Myelination is passed on through cellular memory ask yourselves why are their so many Jewish comedians, lawyers, surgeons, philosophers, actors, and psychologists?  It was because of meditating on the Torah.  The laws of the Torah cement a democratic society that is cohesive, and it protects itself from psychological factors or economic factors that could tear the community apart.  

The Bible Code is just such a meditation that the Rabbis meditate on.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bible_code

This is probably a little less credible but still fun, in the english version of the bible code one of my Nom de plumes has a bible code matrix, let’s see how accurate it is.  

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http://www.biblecodewisdom.com/code/adam-wolfe

The first two chapters of the bible are Genisis (going in) and Exodus (going out).  What is the first thing you do when you are born?   What is the last thing you do when you die?  First you inspire and then you expire.  

Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.  genesis 2:7

 

inspire (v.)Look up inspire at Dictionary.commid-14c., enspiren, “to fill (the mind, heart, etc., with grace, etc.);” also “to prompt or induce (someone to do something),” from Old French enspirer (13c.), from Latininspirare “inflame; blow into” (see inspiration), a loan-translation of Greek pnein in the Bible. General sense of “influence or animate with an idea or purpose” is from late 14c. Also sometimes used in literal sense in Middle English. Related: Inspired; inspires; inspiring.   http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=inspire

 

Of further interest is that Rabbi Maimon said that the account of Moses was written in the present tense, which means get away from the Mizraim right now.  The Mizraim are the nations, specifically Babylon and Egypt.  Remember that Babylon (ancient Persia) was constantly trying to expand in increase it’s authority and that threat went all the way to Greece during the battle of Thermopylae.   The Bible was written by a people trying to maintain their identity and separate themselves from the ancient Persio/Babylonian mentality.  

As a god worshipped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites, Moloch had associations with a particular kind of propitiatorychild sacrifice by parents. Moloch figures in the Book of Deuteronomy and in the Book of Leviticus as a form of idolatry(Leviticus 18:21: “And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Moloch”). In the Old Testament,Gehenna was a valley by Jerusalem, where apostate Israelites and followers of various Baalim and Caananite gods, including Moloch, sacrificed their children by fire (2 Chr. 28:3, 33:6; Jer. 7:31, 19:2–6).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moloch

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Ganesha Rabbi Ba’al Shivah

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That is a picture of Lon Milo Duquette speaking at Clarement University on the topic, “Good and evil, get over it”.  Lon’s favorite Indian Deity is Ganesha.  He loves and collects Ganesha memorabilia.  Lon probably already knows everything I am about to tell you about Ganesha, but it is good writing practice for me.  This also ties in with the last topic I wrote about so it seems pretty auspicious;)

I didn’t like the stories that I found online so I am retelling the story as I remember it and think of it. 

Shiva, who was known to go on long walkabouts being that he was a tzaddick, a wandering, holy man, teacher, came home one day and found a strange boy blocking the door to his bedroom.  The boy barred his entrance, and that incensed Shiva, this was after all his home, he was tired and he wanted to see his wife and relax.  Shiva fights the boy and cuts his head off.  Parvati comes out and is inconsolable, she informs Lord Shiva that it is his own child and she was pregnant with him when he left.  Shiva goes out and cuts the head off the first animal he sees which is an elephant, and he resurrects the child with the head of an elephant.  Thus resurrecting Ganesha.  Ganesha has the body of a Siddha. 

Siddhas were early age wandering adepts that dominated ancient Tamil teaching and philosophy, they were extensively knowledgeable in ScienceTechnologyAstronomyLiteratureFine ArtsMusicDramaDance, and provided solutions to common people in their illness and advice for their future.[1] Some of their ideologies are believed to have originated more than 10,000 years ago during the First Cankam.[2] Shiva is believed to be the earliest Siddha.[3] According to one South-Indian book, the South Indian Siddha were expelled by the Indo-Aryan invaders leaving many of their traditions lost or distorted.[4]

In the Hindu philosophy (of Kashmir Shaivism), siddha refers to a Siddha Guru who can by way of Shaktipat initiate disciples into Yoga. A Siddha, in Tamil Sittar, means “one who is accomplished” and refers to perfected masters who, according to Hindu belief, have transcended the ahamkara (ego or I-maker), have subdued their minds to be subservient to their Awareness, and have transformed their bodies (composed mainly of dense Rajotama gunas) into a different kind of body dominated by sattva. This is usually accomplished only by persistent meditation.

Ganesha is the remover of obstacles, which I suspect is why Lon has an affinity for him, like myself we are constantly rejected and reviled, until recently.  The Siddha’s are the perfected beings.  They are humans with uncanny, supernatural, preternatural insight and abilities.  They have attained enlightenment, they have crossed the abyss.  

Siddhis[note 1] are spiritualmagicalsupranormalparanormal, or supernatural powers acquired through a sadhana (spiritual practices), such as meditation and yoga.[1] People who have attained this state are formally known as siddhas.[2]

Siddhi is a Sanskrit noun which can be translated as “perfection”, “accomplishment”, “attainment”, or “success”.[3] In Tamil the word Siddhar/Chitthar refers to someone who has attained the Siddhic powers & knowledge. Chith is pure consciousness/knowledge in Sanskrit also.~wikipedia

Gurumayi once said that Hebrew and Greek still have the same spiritual vibration that is present in sanskrit, but not modern English.  I respectfully disagree with her, being a linguistic philosopher and a philologist, and a phonologist, I have found that there are words all over the world that have similar sounds and similar meanings.  What makes something sound right to us?  Some kind of pattern in our brain looking for a key to unlock the meaning.  All the words of power are still here just in different forms.  

GANESHA, GNOSIS, GENIUS, GENESIS, GO IN, GYNE. 

The initiate is the one that gets to go in.  Specifically, into the bedroom to have sex with Parvati.  That one is Shiva.  Only Shiva gets to go in.  Iccha shaktir uma kumari, shiva sutra 1:13.  The yogi that yokes himself to Shiva becomes shiva and has the powers of shiva.  I have always thought that the word knight must be related somehow to the word cunt.  The In itiate.  Genesis means going in.  The inbreaths and the outbreaths of Brahma, the first two books of the bible are Genesis and Exodus, the going in and the going out.  Some writing is in spired. 

Etymology[edit]

From Old French inspiration, from Late Latin īnspīrātiōnem (nominative: īnspīrātiō), from Latin īnspīrāta (past participle of inspīrō).

Noun[edit]

inspiration (countable and uncountableplural inspirations)

  1. (physiologyuncountable) The drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm, as part of the act ofrespiration.  [quotations ▼]
  2. (countable) A breath, a single inhalation.  [quotations ▼]
  3. A supernatural divine influence on the prophetsapostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; asupernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated.  [quotations ▼]
  4. The act of an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellectemotions or creativity.  [quotations ▼]
  5. A person, object, or situation which quickens or stimulates an influence upon the intellect, emotions or creativity.  [quotations ▼]
  6. A new idea, especially one which arises suddenly and is clever or creative

 

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/inspiration#Etymology

 

Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

 

http://biblehub.com/genesis/2-7.htm

Ganesha, is Da’ath on the tree of life.  Shiva has 2 sons, skanda the god of war and Ganesha, the scribe.  For this reason Ganesha also takes the place of har poor kraat, the true Horus, the true Hiram, the Hermit.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heru-ra-ha

In late Greek mythology as developed in Ptolemaic AlexandriaHarpocrates (Ancient Greek: Ἁρποκράτης) is the god of silence. Harpocrates was adapted by the Greeks from the Egyptian child god Horus. To the ancient Egyptians, Horus represented the newborn Sun, rising each day at dawn. When the Greeks conquered Egypt under Alexander the Great, they transformed the Egyptian Horus into their Hellenistic god known asHarpocrates, a rendering from Egyptian Har-pa-khered or Heru-pa-khered (meaning “Horus the Child”). ~wikipedia

As I sat in meditation with Gurumayi, and we listened to that melodious Indian instrument, half accordion, half organ, fed by squeezing the breath into the honey like sound of the harmonium, and we chanted her version of the Om namah Shivayah mantra, I recalled my day at the only sanctioned Shinto temple in the United States in Washington.  I realized that what I was witnessing and participating in was an ancient religious right that went all the way back to Atlantis.  The Waking of the Sun ritual. 

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I recently gave Lon a banner that I have had for years.  That I have always had proudly displayed.  Here is the other one, the sister to the one that Lon now possesses.  He hung his above the door, I hang mine next to the fireplace.  Brahmans are always supposed to have a fire burning in the hearth.  This comes from their ancient hunter gatherer days.  Shiva is the evolution of Rudra, who is the god of fire.  Rudraksha beads are what his mala’s are made out of, which means, eyes of fire, or eyes of Shiva.  Who are modern day Rabbis if they aren’t the meat eaters that were exiled from India with their stinky offerings of burnt flesh to their god?  In China they refer to spirits as “food sniffers” because they don’t have physical bodies, they don’t need to eat the food, they sustain themselves by smelling the food.  The actual food is eaten by the high priests.  Think of the Buddhist priests that beg for food and then offer prayers and healings, and teachings.  

The tribe of Aaron was successful because eating more protein they evolved bigger brains and thought bigger thoughts and dreamed bigger dreams.  The same reason we were constantly exiled, exhaled, is the same reason why we are so successful, our creative intelligence, not something to be ashamed of, something to be proud of.  

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