King Hiram’s Son: Ithobaal

King Hiram’s Son: Ithobaal

The Phoenician king of Byblos, Ahiram, also known in both biblical and Freemasonic history as King Hiram had a son named, Ithobaal (Ἰθόβαλος; Hebrew Ethbaal, Ishba’al, Latin – Ithóbalos, Εἰθώβαλος; Eithṓbalos – meaning with Baal).

In the bible, Ithobaal succeeded his father has the King of Tyre and the Sidonians and was the father of Jezebel who was the wife of the seventh king of Northern Israel Kingdom, Ahab. (IKi 16:31). The Jewish historian Josephus tells us he was formerly a priest of Astarte (Ashtoreth), consort of Baal, who usurped the throne and reigned over Tyre and Sidon for 32 years (Contra Apionem i.18.123).

Proof of his existence was found when in 2012, archaeologists working for Prof. Yosef Garfinkel of the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University and Saar Ganor of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were excavating a burial site at Khirbet Qeiyafa. It was there they had discovered a 3,000-year-old clay jar with ancient Phoenician writing which shined a new light on this King’s true name, his family, and also their role in biblical history.

Three years later, in 2015, the scientists pieced together the ancient inscription on the jar which read;

“Ishba’al, son of Beda”.

The meaning they say is “man of Baal, son of Beda.”

The scientists are said to be puzzled about who this king said that only powerful people such as the ruling elite or priesthood had their names etched on pottery which suggests that a man of much importance in Judah used the jar to either store olive oil or wine.

According to Garfinkel and Ganor, “This is the first time that the name Eshba’al has appeared on an ancient inscription in the country. Eshba’al Ben Shaul, who ruled over Israel at the same time as David, is known from the Bible.

Eshba’al was murdered by assassins and decapitated and his head was brought to David in Hebron (2 Samuel 3–4). Inscription on the rim of the pottery It is interesting to note that the name Eshba’al appears in the Bible and now also in the archaeological record, only during the reign of King David, in the first half of the tenth century BC. This name was not used later in the First Temple period.

The correlation between the biblical tradition and the archaeological finds indicates this was a common name only during that period.”

They said, “The name Beda is unique and does not occur in ancient inscriptions or in the biblical tradition.”

However, I disagree with the researchers. In my own research, I have found that the name Beda and several different spelling of the same name have a long tradition both in the bible and in history.

For example, in the Scripture, we find a prophet of Baal named Obadiah who lived at the same exact time when King Ahab reigned and Jezebel.

This name Obadiah you will also find spelled many different ways such as Jehoiada, or in Greek as Abadias (ab-a-di’as), which I believe can be connected to Beda.

Proof of my theory can be easily found when searching scripture we discover in Kings, Obadiah with King Ahab and Jezebel.

So we have a real-life inscription of a Phoenician King found by modern scientists who is named Ishba’al, son of Beda who is also known as Ithobaal (Ἰθόβαλος; Hebrew Ethbaal,Ishba’al, Latin – Ithóbalos, Εἰθώβαλος; Eithṓbalos – meaning with Baal) and had a daughter named Jezebel who he gave to marry King Ahab of Northern Israel.

According to the researchers, the fact that the name Eshba’al was incised on a jar suggests that he was an important person. He was apparently the owner of a large agricultural estate and the produce collected there was packed and transported in jars that bore his name. This is clear evidence of social stratification and the creation of an established economic class that occurred at the time of the formation of the Kingdom of Judah.

Archaeologist believed he probably owned significant agricultural estates.

Saar Ganor, director of excavation at Khirbet Qeiyafa for the Israel Antiquities Authority, said: ‘We have found hundreds of jars in big cities across what was the Kingdom of Judah.

‘This is the only one to have an inscription.

‘For the jar to bear this man’s name, it suggests he was someone very special and important.

In my previous article, The World’s Oldest Curse: King Hiram’s Masonic Curse, I explained that that the oldest writing ever discovered was a curse written on the stone Sarcophagus of the Phoenician King Ahiram AKA King Hiram that was created by his son;

“Ishba’al, son of Beda”.

The inscription reads: Coffin which Ittobaal, son of Ahiram, king of Byblos, made for Ahiram, his father, when he placed him in the house of eternity . Now if a king among kings or a governor among governors or a commander of an army should come up against Byblos and uncovers this coffin, may the sceptre of his rule be torn away, may the throne of his kingdom be overturned, and may peace flee from Byblos!

The history relating to Ithobaal has been passed down to us by the Roman-Jewish historian Josephus’s whose work was derived from the Phoenician author Menander of Ephesus, in Against Apion i.18.

Menander mentions Ithobalus who Josephus on the authority of the Tyrian annals says in against Apion, i. 18. that Ethbaal, the king of Tyre, whose daughter Jezebel was Ahab’s queen, succeeded Hiram, the contemporary of Solomon.

Here it is said that the previous king, Phelles, “was slain by Ithobalus, the priest of Astarte, who reigned thirty-two years, and lived sixty-eight years; he was succeeded by his son Badezorus (Baal-Eser II), who lived forty-five years and reigned six. His son and successor, Margenus, lived thirty-two years and reigned nine. Pygmalion succeeded him, who lived fifty-six years and reigned forty-seven. In the seventh year of his reign, his sister, Dido, fled and built Carthage in Libya.’

Phelles was said to be the uncle of Ithobalus so he was of the same bloodline.

With that said, it is clear to me that “Ishba’al, son of Beda” is none other than Ithobaal (Ἰθόβαλος; Hebrew Ethbaal, Ishba’al, Latin – Ithóbalos, Εἰθώβαλος; Eithṓbalos) who in the Scripture is named Obadiah.

To be Continued:

Sources:

Press release by Israel Antiquities Authority

All cited above or open-source and readily available online.

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Cain was Father of the Phoenicians

Cain was Father of the Phoenicians

One of the most ancient Phoenician historians and a priest of Byblos, Sanchuniathon (Phoenician: 𐤎𐤊𐤍𐤉𐤕𐤍) had traced the ancestry of his people, the Phoenicians to Cain who was the eldest son of Adam.

The history of Sanchuniathon was compiled into three now lost works originally written in the Phoenician language which has reached us from the Greek translation in the early second century AD by Philo of Byblos who was employed by the Romans to record this sacred history in the time of Emperor Hadrian, according to the Christian bishop Eusebius.

One of the greatest scholars and historians of the seventeenth century, the French Samuel Bochart (1599–1667) had identified the Phoenicians as the Greek name of the people who in Hebrew are called Canaanites in his books, Geographia Sacra seu Phaleg et Canaan (Caen 1646) which exerted a profound influence on seventeenth-century Biblical exegesis.

Richard Cumberland (1631 – 1718) was an English philosopher, author, and Bishop of Peterborough also identified the Phoenicians as the lineage of Cain.

This fact of Phoenician’s as descendants of Cain and dwelling in the land of Canaan as been known for thousands of years.

For example, all the early Church Fathers identified Canaan with Phoenicia and Canaan which for many centuries, considered as names of the same country. This history is also found in the Bible in passages such as Exodus vi. 15. with Gen. xlvi. 10. and Exod. xvi. 33. with Josh. v. 12., in which passages, for the Hebrew words translated Canaanitish and land of Canaan, the Septuagint reads Phoenician and the country of Phoenicia.

The name Kenaan is preserved on a coin of Laodicea of the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, whereon Laodicea is styled “a mother city in Canaan,” ללארכא אם בכנען Kna or Chnd (Χνᾶ ) is mentioned distinctly by Herodian as the old name of Phoenicia. Hence, as Phoenicians or Canaanites were the most powerful of all tribes in Palestine at the time of its invasion by Joshua, the Israelites, in speaking of their own territory as it was before the conquest, called it “the land of Canaan.”

Homer, the ancient Greek poet (c. 1000 B.C.) is the earliest source mentioning “Phoenicians (Phoinikes – Phoiniké) from Tyre and Sidon” and telling of “Sidon which is in Phoenicia”.

33rd Degree Freemason and biblical scholar, Manly P. Hall confirms this by stating in his work, ‘The Secret Doctrine in the Bible‘ that “Cain is a race, we then understand that the story of his wanderings is an account.”

This explanation solves such problems ‘as arises in Genesis 4:15 where the wife of Cain is mentioned, yet the Scriptural accounts infer that at that time Cain and Abel were the only progeny of Adam, sttpposetll yth~lr-m-cm-in-tlte -workl-:–also in the same verse Cain builds a city which he named after his son.

One man could scarcely build a city nor could the abode of one man be termed a city. But when we realize that Cain is a race, we then understand that the story of his wanderings is an account of racial migration.”

This race who were known by modern man and the Greeks as Phoenicians and in the bible as the Sons of Cain. A people who called themselves the Sidonians and have been well known by both ancient and modern historians to have migrated to various lands and islands such as Crete to circumvent the world.

We are a confused race of people who in the bible are represented by our father Cain who at the beginning of this 6th Age in which we are in the 2019 year, commits murder out of jealousy of his brother Able and was then allegedly cursed by God to be a fugitive and a vagabond ie: a wanderer from place to place without a true home or real job.

When I look at my own family and fellow Phoenicians in our so-called modern era, I can not only witness this curse in real-time, I see the slave mark of Cain branded onto my skin and this history is part of my DNA which I have inherited from my ancestors.

The facts are that the history of the New Testament Biblical Patriarchs traces their genealogy all the way back to Adam and Eve through the line of Seth. This is why most of the sacred biblical history in the 6th Age and the New Testament ie: the New Law is chiefly confined to the bloodline of Seth, and affords few facts and history concerning that of Cain and his bloodline other than what you will find on my website.

Throughout the 6th Age, the posterity of Cain became more degenerate and wicked; and on the other hand, the descendants of Seth were honored as eminent for their piety and virtue. However, according to Josephus, over the centuries said to be equaling seven generations, The Sons of Seth (Sethians/Romans) became corrupt and profligate; and every kind of wickedness overspread the earth.

With that said, I have proved not only that I’m a descendant of these same Phoenicians and Sethians who has been tasked to reconstruct this history and has I prophetically stated back in 2009 to the current establishment of the Roman Catholic Hierarchy and Freemasons;

“We started the Brotherhood.”

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Giblim: The Bible’s First Masons in the City of Our Lord

Giblim: The Bible’s First Masons in the City of Our Lord

The city where the cornerstone of the modern world had been formed is an ancient place known by the names Gebal, Gabala, Gubla, Giblim, Gibili, Gibyle, Givlim, Gebalene, Idumea, Judea and by the Arabs as Jebeil, Jebilee, Jubal and the Byblus/Byblos of the Greeks. Words that can be used interchangeably for they have the same meaning.

According to Philo who was employed by Rome as one of the conservators of the most ancient Phoenician historian and priest of Byblos, Sanchuniathon or Sanchoniatho (Phoenician: 𐤎𐤊𐤍𐤉𐤕𐤍), it was the first city of the Phoenicians and is also considered as the world’s “oldest continuously inhabited city.”

In the Bible, (Psalm lxxxiii. 7), Gebal (AKA Byblos) is the name given to a district of country lying on the south of Canaan, within the territories of Edom; the inhabitants of which formed an alliance with the neighboring nations against Jehoshaphat, king of Judah. The ancients of Gebal were occupied in making and repairing the Tyrian ships, Ezek. xxvii, 9.

Father of Church History and Bishop of Caesarea, Eusebius writing in the first half of the fourth century had used Gebalene for Gebal and said that Gebalene and the Idumea of the Old Testament were synonymous and Latin Catholic Historian Jerome had confirmed the same.

An ancient town where the Bible had originated and the location of the Masons’ first working tools and where Freemasons trace the origins of their heritage.

One of Freemasonry’s most esteemed people, King Hiram (Ahirom, Ahiram, Amram) was a ruler of Byblos. Physical evidence of his true existence was uncovered in 1923 when his stone Sarcophagus with the world’s oldest curse was actually discovered for a total of nine tombs belonging to the Phoenician kings were discovered in Byblos.

The exact place where King Solomon’s and Hiram’s builders, along with others from Gebal, shaped them, and prepared the wood and stones for building the house.

Evidence of this history can be found in various Bible passages that mention Gebal of the Bible such as in Ezekiel 27:9 – inhabited by seamen and calkers. Its inhabitants are called Giblim who are also known as the Giblites or, in Masonic language, Giblemites, and are said to have been distinguished for the art of stone-carving in the First Book of Kings which is translated from a Phoenician shipbuilding town; or stone-squarers. Josh. 13:5, 1 Kings 5:18 (32).

This is why 33rd Degree Freemason and author, Albert Gallatin Mackey says that Giblim is “A significant word in Freemasonry” in which the Geneva Bible translates Giblim or Giblimites as Masons.

Mackey had written in “Encyclopedia Of Freemasonry And Its Kindred Sciences“;

It is the plural of the noun Gibli, the g pronounced hard, and means, according to the idiom of the Hebrew, Giblites, or inhabitants of the city of Gebal.

The Giblim, or Giblites, are mentioned in Scripture as assisting Solomon’s and Hiram’s builders to prepare the trees and the stones for building the Temple, and from this passage, it is evident that they were clever artificers.

The passage is in First Kings (v, 18) and, in our common version, is as follows: “And Solomon’s builders and Hiram’ s builders did hew them, and the stone-squarers; so they prepared timber and stones to build the house,” where the word translated in the authorized version by stone-squarers is, in the original, Gblim.

It is so also in that translation known as the Bishop’s Bible. The Geneva version has Masons.

The French version of Martin has tailleurs de pierres following the English meaning; but Luther, in his German version retains the original word Giblim (see Ghiblim).

It is probable that the English translation followed the Jewish Targum, which has a word of similar import in this passage. The error has, however, assumed importance in the Masonic instructions, where Giblim is supposed to be synonymous with a Freemason. And Sir Wm.

Mackay concludes, “Drummond confirms this by saying in his origins (volume iii, book v, chapter iv, page 129) that ” the Gibalim were Master Masons who put the finishing hand to King Solomon’s Temple (see Gebal).”

This history is also part of the 5th Degree of Freemasonry. In Duncan’s Ritual of Freemasonry, it states that “the Phoenician word “gibal,” which makes “giblim” in the plural, signifies a mason or stone squarer.”

191:1 The Giblemites, or, as they are called in Scripture, the Giblim, were inhabitants of the city and district of Gebal, in Phoenicia, near Mount Lebanon, and were. therefore, under the dominion of the King of Tyre. The Phoenician word “gibal,” which makes “giblim” in the plural, signifies a mason or stone squarer.

In the Second Book of Kings, v. 17, 18, we read that “the King commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house. And Solomon’s builders and Hiram’s builders did hew them, and the stone squarers” which last word is, in the original, giblim.

Gesenius says that the inhabitants of Gebal were seamen and builders, and Sir William Drummond asserts that “the Gibalim were Master Masons, who put the finishing hand to Solomon’s Temple.”

In this sense, the word is also used in the Book of Constitutions, which records that John de Spoulee, who, as one of the deputies of Edward III., assisted in rebuilding Windsor Castle, was called the “Master of the Ghiblim.”

It concludes, “The Giblim, or the Giblimites, were, therefore, stone-squarers or Master Masons.-Book of the Chapter, p. 56.”

Therefore, it makes perfect sense that in order to honor our Masonic ancestors from the Phoenician city of Gebal or Byblos, the 3 Great Lights (Symbols) of Masonry are the Holy Bible, the Square, and Compass and the main letter a G.

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The World’s Oldest Curse: King Hiram’s Masonic Curse

The World’s Oldest Curse: King Hiram’s Masonic Curse

In my research into the Biblical Curse of Cain and history of the Masonic fraternity, I found that the oldest writing ever discovered is a curse written on the stone Sarcophagus of the Phoenician King Ahiram. Many biblical scholars and researchers such as myself have suggested a possible connection to who is also known in both Freemasonic and biblical history as King Hiram.

Ahirom, Ahiram, Amram, and Hiram are alternative spellings of the same name.

He was a ruler of the ancient city of Byblos (Jubal/ Jubayl / Jbeil) which is the same city where the first writing was discovered and also where the Holy Bible is said to have originated. According to the writer Philo of Byblos (quoting Sanchuniathon, and quoted in Eusebius), Byblos is also considered as the world’s “oldest continuously inhabited city.”

The Greeks had given the name of the lands they ruled as “Phoenicia,” and they called the city “Byblos” by the name “Papyrus” because this city was important in the papyrus trade. The Phoenician city, known to the Greeks as Býblos (Βύβλος) and to the Romans as Byblus, was important for their import of papyrus from Egypt.

The curse is written in ancient Phoenician writing with 22 letters, the same number as the Hebrew which also happens to be the world’s first alphabet. The scribes of Byblos were said to have developed this writing which became the precursor of all modern alphabets of Babel and all languages that are spoken today.

This is very important because not only was the world’s oldest curse discovered but it was also the world’s oldest writing in one of the world’s oldest cities where the bible had originated.

The inscription reads;

“A coffin made it [It]tobaal, son of Ahirom, king of Byblos, for Ahirom, his father, lo, thus he put him in seclusion. Now, if a king among kings and a governor among governors and a commander of an army should come up against Byblos; and when he then uncovers this coffin – (then:) may strip off the scepter of his judiciary, may be overturned the throne of his kingdom, and peace and quiet may flee from Byblos.

And as for him, one should cancel his registration concerning the libation tube of the memorial sacrifice.”

Another interesting Freemasonic fact is that the first priest offering tribute to the King appears to be holding a Masonic Square in his right hand. They also look very similar to the Egyptian priesthood proving further connections to Egypt which I have written about many times before.

The Sarcophagus of Ahiram was discovered in 1923 during an excavation in Byblos, which was led by the French archaeologist Pierre Montet. A total of nine tombs belonging to the Phoenician kings were discovered at Byblos.

Hiram’s tomb was discovered after it became exposed from heavy rains that caused the collapse of parts of a hill. The tombs were cut directly into the rock, and it was in tomb V that his sarcophagus, which is made of limestone, was found.

In my many previous articles, I have put forth research showing that Ahiram is also known biblically and Masonically as King Hiram who was the Phoenician King of Tyre on the Holy Island of Crete during the reigns of Egyptian Kings, David and Solomon who I have also connected to Ramesses II and III.

Physical evidence of these facts was found in Ahiram’s tomb when during the excavation some objects bearing the cartouche of Ramesses II (XIII century), were discovered in the burial chamber next to the sarcophagus.

It is said that King Ahiram was succeeded by his son Ithobaal I (Latin Ithobalus, Hebrew Ethbaal) (reigned 591–573 BCE) who is the first to be explicitly entitled King of Byblos. From the inscriptions on the lid of the sarcophagus, it seems clear that the one in charge of the ceremony was the king’s son.

This king is said by religious scholars to be identified with specifically Ithobaal III who according to the list of kings of Tyre of Josephus was reigning contemporary with Ezekiel at the time of the first fall of Jerusalem.

He was said to the father of the Jezebel and is mentioned in the First Book of Kings as the king of Sidonians.

Today, the Sarcophagus of King Ahiram is kept in the National Museum of Beirut in Lebanon.

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What is the meaning of a curse?

What is the meaning of a curse?

The meaning of the word curse is to pronounce and or inflict to invoke or wish evil upon; to call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury and to vex or torment upon someone and or something. It is the opposite of a blessing which means to favor and or to protect.

It is through the use of magic and spells with the belief that it is possible through the act of cursing to enlist the assistance of the superhuman beings to persuade them to carry out the person’s wishes of ill will and mal-intent.

The conception of blessing and cursing more often than not belongs to the priest, which man himself possessing through his religion the connection with deity and the spiritual ability to exercise power and control over another the power originally possessed only by deity (cf. Gen. xii, 3; Num. vi, 24, 27).

Priests and shamans connected to ancestral deities on their native soils are the most effective to command either the blessing or curse of deity, which they could exercise at a given point for the host of evil spirits to cause damage at the desired place and time.

To form the curse, the pair of individuals in a dyad are normally linked via religion, family, and or blood/DNA or items with the intended victim’s blood/DNA. This is why a blood sacrifice is often required.

One of the goals of the curse is to form an asymmetrical or hierarchical relationship such as in master–servant or master-dog. The master-dog reference has special significance in the history of humankind in this 6th Age which begins in the Bible with Cain killing his brother Able.

In this proposition or sentence, dog is the subject, and man is the object. If you will study the proposition yon will see that dog is the doer or actor, and man is that which is acted upon.

In Judaism, the ancient belief that thoughts, words, and speech have spiritual power to bring a curse was widespread. Some believe that the “power” of the speaker underpins the efficacy of the curse (Numbers 22:3), and others believe that curses uttered unintentionally by ordinary people also have the potential to be detrimental (Megillah 15a-b, 28a).

The curse-like penalty of karet in Judaism is when an individual is completely cut off from the people for willfully breaking laws. The proper way to atone for karet violations is with sacrifice or a scapegoat (Lev 4, Lev 16).

The story of the curse of Cain (Genesis 4:11-16) was the said to be the result of Cain murdering his brother, Abel which resulted in the earth becoming cursed as soon as the blood hit the ground.

MEANING AND ETYMOLOGY OF CURSE

The word curse if derived from cur, curre, corre, or kür which means “a dog or watchdog” – from the Middle English and North Germanic kur, or curre and the Middle Dutch corre (“house dog; watch-dog”), dia and Swedish kurre (“a dog”).

Compare also Old Norse kurra (“to growl; grumble”), Middle Low German korren (“to growl”). From the Anglo-Saxon, cursian, curse, curse, from the root of cross. (Chambebs) and Anglo-Saxon, corsian, to execrate by the sign of the cross. (Wedowood)

Interestingly, the English Cain is derived from the Latin Canis we get the name for the ancient country known as Canaan for whom the Canaanites were named and also the Canaan dog.

In Ancient Rome, under the Law of the Caesars, only the Roman Curia had the legal authority to pronounce curses. The Curia (kū’ré-á) was a legal division of the Roman tribes in which Romulus originally divided the Roman people into three tribes, and each tribe into ten Curia to execute the Law of the Caesars.

The curia had the power of The Great Roman Curse – Excommunication and the life and death over the people with the sign of the cross.

The word cross is derived from curse which was said to mean something like “to swear by the cross” or “to ban, drive away, excommunicate by the sign of the cross.”

Anglo-Saxon, cursian, curse, a curse, from the root of cross.— Chambers.

Anglo-Saxon, corsian, to execrate by the sign of the cross.— Wedowood.

When Rome had officially introduced Christianity in the time of Constantine under the legal banner of war, the cross was changed to the Greek theta which is the symbol of death, that the Roman Emperors and Catholic Bishops had used as their standard for Christian warfare.

Hence, at the start of this 6th Age of war, Roman officials tortured and accursed the savior Jesus by virtue of hanging on the cross.

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Catholic priest wants to spray holy water from helicopters to ‘Destroy the Demons’

Catholic priest wants to spray holy water from helicopters to ‘Destroy the Demons’

A Catholic Bishop from the Colombian city of Buenaventura believes that he has a solution for the plague of demons that are haunting this crime-ridden seaport to accomplish what he claims will “get rid of the devil.”

Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya’s plan is to use military helicopters to spray holy water onto the evil population below in order to cleanse the streets of “wickedness” on July 13.

“We want to go around the whole of Buenaventura from the air and pour holy water onto it … to see if we exorcise all those demons that are destroying our port,” Monsignor Montoya had said to a Colombian radio station.

The media had falsely reported that it was a mass exorcism but the Episcopal Conference of Colombia said that it was not an exorcism, but a blessing asking for God’s protection. The CEC reported;

As explained by the prelate, in dialogue with Gaudium Press, it is not an exorcism as indicated by some media, but a public demonstration that will be expressed in the blessing, which will aim to ask for God’s protection over the city, so strongly lashed by violence.

“We want God to bless the city (…) that comes upon us,” said Bishop Jaramillo Montoya.

The prelate, also, commented that the cases of violence that have occurred in Buenaventura are “so terrible” and that “the manifestation of evil is noticed”. What it calls to reflect “so that we realize that we are living an evil”.

Apparently, the crime has got so bad over the year that Human Rights Watch issued a 30-page report in 2014, “The Crisis in Buenaventura: Disappearances, Dismemberment, and Displacement in Colombia’s Main Pacific Port,” which documents how many of the city’s neighborhoods are dominated by powerful right-wing paramilitary guerrillas and gangs own “chop-up houses” (casas de pique) where they kidnap their foes and slaughter their victims, sometimes while still alive, then dumping them in the sea.

The Americas director at Human Rights Watch, José Miguel Vivanco commented on the violence in the city, “The situation in Buenaventura is among the very worst we’ve seen in many years of working in Colombia and the region,”

He said, “Simply walking on the wrong street can get you abducted and dismembered, so it’s no surprise the residents are fleeing by the thousands.”

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Demon Face: The hellish story of a man with two faces

Demon Face: The hellish story of a man with two faces

“For some unforgiven wickedness of my forefathers I am knit to this fiend – for a fiend it surely is. I beg and beseech you to crush it out of human semblance, even if I die for it.” – Edward Mordrake AKA Demon Face

In 1895, The Boston Post published an article titled “The Wonders of Modern Science” that presented the “human freaks” who were cataloged by the British scientists which included a mermaid, lobster boy, and the famous story of a man with two faces, Edward Mordrake, who would become the viral poster boy of modern urban legends.

But this is no legend or myth. It is a real medical condition and as it has been wisely said, facts are often stranger than fiction.

The story of Mordrake with his demon face gained so much recognition in the medical community that two respected physicians documented the facts which they included in the 1896 medical encyclopedia. This entry was later reported by George Milbry Gould in his book, ” Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine.”

Gould writes; One of the weirdest as well as the most melancholy stories of human deformity is that of Edward Mordake, said to have been heir to one of the noblest peerages in England. He never claimed the title, however, and committed suicide in his twenty-third year.

He lived in complete seclusion, refusing the visits even of the members of his own family. He was a young man of fine attainments, a profound scholar, and a musician of rare ability. His figure was remarkable for its grace, and his face – that is to say, his natural face – was that of an Antinous. But upon the back of his head was another face, that of a beautiful girl, “lovely as a dream, hideous as a devil.”

The female face was a mere mask, “occupying only a small portion of the posterior part of the skull, yet exhibiting every sign of intelligence, of a malignant sort, however.” It would be seen to smile and sneer while Mordake was weeping. The eyes would follow the movements of the spectator, and the lips “would gibber without ceasing.”

No voice was audible, but Mordake avers that he was kept from his rest at night by the hateful whispers of his “devil twin”, as he called it, “which never sleeps, but talks to me forever of such things as they only speak of in Hell. No imagination can conceive the dreadful temptations it sets before me.

For some unforgiven wickedness of my forefathers I am knit to this fiend – for a fiend it surely is. I beg and beseech you to crush it out of human semblance, even if I die for it.”

Such were the words of the hapless Mordake to Manvers and Treadwell, his physicians. In spite of careful watching, he managed to procure poison, whereof he died, leaving a letter requesting that the “demon face” might be destroyed before his burial, “lest it continues its dreadful whisperings in my grave.” At his own request, he was interred in a waste place, without stone or legend to mark his grave.”

The two possible medical conditions to cause people to have two heads and or two faces are known as “craniofacial duplication” and “craniopagus parasiticus.”

Craniofacial duplication is caused by an abnormal protein expression that can cause the facial features of an embryo to be duplicated on other areas of the head and sometimes the full face is duplicated.

Most likely, Mordrake suffered from what is called “craniopagus parasiticus” which is a rare condition where you have conjoined twins with one not being fully functional and act almost like a real-life parasite to the functional or dominant twin  (hence “parasitic”). It is said to occur in approximately four to six cases in 10,000,000 births.

Lali Singh was born in a small village in India with the condition in 2008.

Rather than believe that this was a curse as in Mordrakes case, her fellow tribe members believed her to be an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Durga, who is traditionally portrayed with multiple limbs. After she had died at only a few months old, the villagers constructed a temple in her honor.

In 2006, researchers reported on the successful separation of craniopagus parasiticus was performed on February 18, 2005 at the Benha Pediatric Hospital in Egypt and in February 2006, the child was still alive and in relatively good health.

The authors operated on a child who was 10 months for 9 hours. Apparently, upon slicing into the main arterial supply to the parasite, bleeding was the most serious problem doctors had faced with the child receiving four liters of blood to save its life.

After separation of the parasitic head, the dura was repaired using artificial dural grafts. Free bone flaps from the parasite were used to cover the osseous defect in the autosite. Skin flaps from the parasite were also used to cover the cranium. (1)

In 2016, researchers reported that a woman who was an ethnic Amhara of Ethiopia gave birth to a baby girl whose head had a parasitic twin protruding from her temporal area.

The parasitic twin had two deformed lower limbs, of which one was rudimentary, and long bones of the bilateral lower limbs and some pelvic bone. Dissection of the mass of the parasitic twin’s body revealed the intestine but no chest organs or abdominal organs.

After counseling the mother, a successful operation to remove the parasite was done. Postoperation, the baby was reported to comfortably suckled on the breast of her mother and had no neurological problems. (2)

Edward Mordrake’s story went viral again thanks to the TV series American Horror Story which portrays Mordrake has a murderer driven to kill rather than suicide by his evil demon face.

In my previous articles on the theory of Gnostic duality, I explain the ancient belief that there are two separate parts and or aspects to human beings. One element is immortal being made of light (spirit or soul) and the other mortal darkness (flesh or materiality).

This ancient Gnostic science was later developed into the teachings of Christianity which are represented in the Scripture as good and evil, airy and unclean spirits, and angels and demons,

These beliefs were often verified by ancient scientists in the form of what we may call today “birth defects,” which is a physical or biochemical abnormality that is present at birth and that may be inherited or the result of environmental influence.

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1. Successful separation of craniopagus parasiticus

2. Craniopagus parasiticus – a parasitic head protruding from temporal area of cranium: a case report.

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Reporter confronts preacher Kenneth Copeland about calling people demons

Reporter confronts preacher Kenneth Copeland about calling people demons

A viral video is circulating online featuring an Inside Edition reporter confronting the high-rolling Christian Televangelist, 82-year-old Kenneth Copeland about a disturbing statement he made in 2016 about why he does not like to fly in commercial planes. (full video below)

At the time Copeland referred to flying with “other people” that it is like “long tubes full of a bunch of demons.” (video below)

It should be needless to say that a lot of people were offended by the millionaire preachers unsettling remarks, but they were.

There are many Americans who think that preachers like Copeland who are making ungodly sums of money off their ministries are disingenuous but many more people think that they are simply con artists fleecing their week minded followers out of 10-20% of their income.

When you see Kenneth Copeland buy a Gulfstream V jet from filmmaker Tyler Perry as he did in 2018, it makes you wonder if these guys are just slick salesmen who happen to get rich by selling “their brand” of the Christian Faith to unsuspecting or should we truthfully say, ignorant followers.

At the time of the purchase, Copeland’s ministries did not disclose what they paid for the jet, but the price range is from $6 million on the very low end to as much as $12 million on the high end.

He joins the high-flying ranks of celebrities such as Jim Carrey, John Travolta, and rapper Soulja Boy, all of whom are said to own or have owned one of the highest performance private jets in the world, according to the Daily Mail.

We could call him the king (false prophet) of the “Prosperity Gospel” and he is damn proud of it for hell’s sake.

In 2016, when talking about their use of private jets as a luxury means of travel, televangelists Kenneth Copeland and Jesse Duplantis, they argued that commercial planes are full of “a bunch of demons” that will bog down their busy schedules with prayer requests. (Washington Times)

Here is the video starting at 2:40 showing the segment that got Copeland a lot of bad press and ill will from the public.

The conversation took place during one of Copeland’s “Believer’s Voice of Victory” television programs. In the episode, Duplantis recalled a story where he was on a plane and had to unbuckle his seat belt to speak to God and Coplenad quickly interjects by saying.

“You couldn’t have done that over an airline. Stand up and say, ‘What did you say, Lord?’”

Duplantis, almost on cue, agrees, “No, sir, no way.”

“You can’t do that,” Mr. Copeland said. “This is so important and those of you that are just now coming into these things in the first place: Jesse and I and others … the world is in such a shape, we can’t get there without [private jets]. We’ve got to have them.”

“That’s why we are on that airplane. We can talk to God,” he said. “Now, Oral [Roberts] used to fly airlines. But, even back then it got to the place where it was agitating his spirit. People coming up to him, he had become famous, and they wanted him to pray for them and all that. You can’t, you can’t manage that today. This dope-filled world, and get in a long tube with a bunch of demons. And it’s deadly.”

“It works on your heart, it really does,” Mr. Duplantis agreed.

“So anyway, I wanted to make that clear so the devil can’t lie to you and say, ‘See them there preachers spending all that money, just fat cats riding around.’ No, we’re not; we’re in business,” Mr. Copeland assured viewers. “We’re in soul business here. We got a dying world around us. We got a dying nation around us and we can’t even get there on an airline.”

These comments back from 2016 obviously offended many people, or as the rich televangelists call them demons, but since these millionaires often control their media and interviews, no one could question them until Lisa Guerrero was able to confront Copeland this past week.

Ironically, she was able to find him after he landed his Gulf Stream Jet at a Texas airport.

A viral video is hitting the web showing the reporter questioning the Christian televangelist.

In the video, she asks him point blank why he made the statement about flying commercial planes and people are demons. Copeland the appears to become instantaneously angry with a contorted face and pointing his finger angrily at her in what I and many people online are calling “an evil manner.”

These are some of the screenshots I took of Kenneth Copeland right after the question was posed and you can see his go from fake smiles and pleasantries to literally in a split second, his whole demeanor changes.

Isn’t it rather peculiar how the compound word “demeanor” has the word demon in it?

Almost as if his true “hidden character” comes to the surface with his face full of makeup for the world to witness.

The eyes, the hair dye job, makeup, and the plastic surgery make the madness more riveting.

Here is the full video of the confrontation.

The video starts with reporter Lisa Guerrero running up to the SUV that televangelist Kenneth Copeland is getting into. Her first question sets the tone that gets even more freaky as the interview goes on.

In the video, creepy Copeland compliments the interviewer’s eyes, attempts to stop the interview to pray for guidance, professes his wife’s love for Inside Edition and refers to the reporter herself as “Inside Edition,” “sweetheart” and “baby” and attempts to explain why he called airline passengers “demons.”

When Guerrero asked him about saying that he doesn’t fly commercial because he doesn’t “want to get into a tube with a bunch of demons.” “Do you really believe that human beings are demons?” she asked. Copeland responded as he pointed his finger at her, “No, I do not and don’t you ever say I did,”

Someone on Twitter said it best;

The internet is now on fire over Copeland’s strange and what some are calling demonic behavior. In fact, a lot of people are making comments calling him the demon and even the head prince, Satan.

These comments seem to outweigh any good comments 10,000 to one.

On Kenneth Copeland’s website the question is posed:

Q: Can Christians have demons?

A:Certainly no man that has made Jesus Christ the Lord of his life can have both a demonic spirit and the Holy Spirit in his human spirit. The same man, however, may have a demonic spirit influencing his body and mind.

Satan has no access to our spirit. He can only attack the believer in the mental or physical realm. We, as believers, attack him in the spiritual realm. Even though we live in a body, we are not limited to physical weapons. Second Corinthians 10:4 states, “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds.” Use the Word and he will flee every time!

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Astromycology: How our CULTure made aliens out of molds (fungi)

Astromycology: How our CULTure made aliens out of molds (fungi)

“Imagine a microscopic web that spans the entire cosmos. An intergalactic ecosystem. An infinite number of roads leading everywhere.”

Astromycology is the study of aliens and to be more precise, alien molds also known in Latin as fungi. A scientist who specializes in this field of alien fungi is known as an astromycologist.

On the show Star Trek, the fictional astromycologist, Paul Stamets and his research partner Straal worked on the spore drive, a technology harnessing a mycelial network to travel vast distances in an instant.

An article on The Harvard Business Review concludes a look into Astromycology as such;

“At home, molds are considered a pest growing in our bathrooms, wet corners of houses and in old refrigerators. In nature, it seems that mushrooms play an integral part in the cycle of nutrients breaking down lignin and other plant material.

Out in space, however, we are just beginning to learn about fungal presence.

Fungal interaction with gravity and radiation seem to come right out of a science-fiction novel, but their implication as a nutritional and yet destructive entity is real.

People have looked for extra-terrestrial life for generations, and it seems that only now are we noticing the most interesting, important and fuzzy aliens so far.”

Molds have been found in outer space and also growing on and in on both U.S. and Russian space ships.

I have reported that scientists found molds at 33,000 feet in the air. A team of scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology discovered billions of tiny organisms flying six miles above Earth’s surface in a NASA jet plane and pumped outside air through a filter to collect particles.

In 2016, a team of NASA scientists theorized that molds could survive on Mars.

They proposed this after they exposed two species of fungi that live in the Antarticto Martian-like conditions for 18 months.

To their amazement, 60% of the molds, Cryomyces antarcticus and Cryomyces minteri survived their experiment.

“Fungi are extremophiles that can survive harsh conditions and environments like deserts, caves, or nuclear accident sites, and they are known to be difficult to eradicate from other environments including indoor and outdoor space,” study co-author and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Kasthuri Venkateswaran, Ph.D., said in a statement.

In July 2017, NASA scientists discovered that certain kinds of fungi can colonize the human body and increase in number while humans live in small, closed habitats like the International Space Station.

The meaning of alien is from the Latin word alienus, meaning ‘belonging to another’, from alius ‘other’.

As time went on and we human fungi with two legs and a mind began to leave our race specific microbiome lands to travel and or should I say invade other people’s lands we became known as foreigners.

In modern media times, an alien represents primarily a foreigner, especially one who is not a naturalized citizen of the country where they are living or an alien can also be a plant or animal species originally introduced from another country and later naturalized.

Aliens in today’s pop culture are referred to as a type extraterrestrial entity who travels from outer space in some special aircraft known as a spaceship or UFO.

Still, no truly credible evidence of alien type creatures visiting in UFOs as of yet.

will the real Paul Stamets please stand up…

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The Science of Haunted Houses and Toxic Mold

The Science of Haunted Houses and Toxic Mold

People who have reported about haunted homes claim to suffer from literally the same mental and neurological symptoms as the health effects of toxic mold exposure. Effects that modern science has verified causes very similar problems to haunting episodes such as severe psychosis, hallucinations, anxiety, and depression.

These hidden links between haunted homes and toxic mold were actually researched for the first time back in 2015 by a team of scientists from Clarkson University led by Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Shane Rogers.

Rogers and his team began studying the links between exposure to toxic indoor molds and psychological effects in people because hauntings are associated with structures that are prime environments to harbor molds or other indoor air quality problems that cause similar psychosis.

In fact, they reported that the more sensitive you are to mold, the more likely you may think you’re up against a poltergeist.

“Hauntings are very widely reported phenomena that are not well-researched. They are often reported in older-built structures that may also suffer poor air quality. Similarly, some people have reported depression, anxiety and other effects from exposure to biological pollutants in indoor air. We are trying to determine whether some reported hauntings may be linked to specific pollutants found in indoor air.”

Rogers and his students had tested the air quality in several reportedly haunted places around the North Country, including the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg, N.Y. By comparing these samples to samples from places with no reported hauntings, the researchers hope to identify factors unique to the haunted locations.

They are looking for commonalities in the mold microbiome in the places believed to be haunted compared to the controls, as well as analyzing the types of toxic molds that may cause psychological effects in humans.

Rogers says he is a longtime fan of ghost stories and his goal is not to debunk the legends but to instead provide insight on why certain places are perceived to be haunted.

“What I do hope is that we can provide some real clues as to what may lead to some of these phenomena and possibly help people in the process,” he said.

What I find VERY interesting is that when you research more into this in our modern time of 2019 you cannot find the results of the study and or any new developments from Clarkson University and or Shane Rogers.

It’s as if this research went dark or what I think was purposely shelved by the Deep State for International security reasons.

But connections between haunted houses and mold illness can be found much later if you research the deep web.

For example, in 1992, an outbreak of sporotrichosis fungal infections in Oklahoma had occurred as the result of moldy hay bale props in a Halloween haunted-house. The study began after an increase in the incidence of sporotrichosis in a dermatology practice at a military installation in southwestern Oklahoma.

Infected patients had maintained hay bales in a Halloween haunted house and the fifth patient had visited the house once. The researchers determined that this outbreak was associated with stored hay or hay bales harvested in the US plains states.”

The researchers concluded, “Contact with hay should be recognized as a risk factor for infection with Sporothrix schenckii.”

Yeah, do not mess with moldy hay!

The U.S. National Park Service in Rome, New York has issued warnings to people with severe allergies and asthma are cautioned to consider their participation in haunted environments such as the most haunted places in the Mohawk Valley, Fort Stanwix. The National Park Service warns;

“Families who wish to spend the night at the fort will be sleeping in a rustic setting on straw beds and in areas with dirt floors.

People with severe allergies and asthma are cautioned to consider their participation in this event overnight because of the mold, mildew, dust and straw, and should contact the park for more information or concerns. Please bring your sleeping bags and pillows, flashlights, and blankets to lie over the straw beds.”

In 2003, two studies were done called, “An investigation into alleged ‘hauntings‘,” which explored the psychological mechanisms that underlie this apparent evidence of ‘ghostly’ activity. The experiments took place at two locations that have a considerable reputation for being haunted-Hampton Court Palace (Surrey, England) and the South Bridge Vaults (Edinburgh, Scotland).

Both studies involved participants walking around these locations and reporting where they experienced unusual phenomena. Results revealed significantly more reports of unusual experiences in areas that had a reputation for being haunted. This effect was not related to participants’ prior knowledge about the reputation of these areas.

However, the location of participants’ experiences correlated significantly with various environmental factors, including, for example, the variance of local magnetic fields and lighting levels. These findings strongly suggest that alleged hauntings may not necessarily represent evidence for ‘ghostly’ activity, but could be, at least in part, the result of people responding to ‘normal’ factors in their surroundings.

A survey by Pew Research Center in 2009 estimated that approximately 29% of Americans believe they have felt in touch with a dead person, 18% had been in the presence of a ghost or was it just paranormal parasites seeking to eat them that they could not see?

65% of Americans told Pew they believe in the supernatural such as reincarnation, spiritual energy, yoga as spiritual practice, the “evil eye,” astrology, connecting with the dead, consulting a psychic or experiencing a ghostly encounter. And 49% say they’ve had “a religious or mystical experience.”

I have written and spoken about the various health effects of mold for the last several years after my family and son had experienced what could be called hauntings, outlandish nightmares, and disturbances in various houses we had stayed in that also happened to have toxic mold.

I’m also a mold inspector and remediator who inspects many homes a week in San Diego County, California. I can tell you that without a doubt that once mold takes over a home, that property is now occupied by another entity hell-bent on killing and eating everything in sight.

In all these homes I have visited, you can smell and feel the stench of darkness and death in the air.

After you have experienced the presence of trillions of mold spores and their mind inducting toxins, enough times, you can intuitively feel them around you. Each time I come to one of these properties, I immediately know what I will find once I take the first breath of air and get in tune with the environment.

Photo caption: From left to right, Clarkson University undergraduate environmental engineering students Thomas M. O’Rourke ’16 and Daniel C. Schwab ’15 work with Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Shane Rogers to sample air quality in buildings associated with alleged ghost activity. The researchers are studying the possible links between reported hauntings and toxic indoor molds associated with psychosis.

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My sources are linked to above and can be found on Google so please do not be lazy and do your own research if you’d like the sources.

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