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I stumbled over this by accident while checking something out on amazon.com. This page even references other books along the same lines. One more testament to the disgustingness, cruelty, ignorance, and chronic lying of antisemites. It's the evil that never dies. *Why?* I guess there are a lot of people who need a harmless cat to kick, and who have chosen the Jews as their whipping-cats, thinking Jews don't fight back and aren't supported by anyone. Antisemites are full-bore bullies, and have chosen their targets for all the same cowardly, vicious things bullies do all the time.

The Talmud Unmasked - The Secret Rabbinical Teachings Concerning Christians, I. B. Pranaitis - Amazon.com


O Jerusalem!

Recently, Pope Francis said that he believes that Jerusalem should be given over to the Palestinians, to bring peace in the Middle East. This is so wrong on so many levels I have real trouble understanding why he believes this.

1) Such an act would be theft on a massive scale. Jerusalem was built by Jews, occupied by Jews for centuries, and is the holiest of holy places. Taking it from the people who built it, revere it, and live in it to give to the Palestinians is indeed theft, especially because it would be the UN which would back it up and send in soldiers to take it away from Israel.

2) It would most emphatically NOT bring peace to the Middle East. The Palestinians, backed by Iran and other terrorist groups and nations, want to finish what Hitler started, i.e., murder every last Jewish man, woman, and child, and destroying Israel would be a good start. Once in Jerusalem, they and their terrorist backers would use that as a wedge to invade and conquer the rest of Israel, and the streets would run red with blood. They would also murder all Christians and even "wrong-headed" Muslims living and working in Israel, all part of their "universal jihad" that they want to perpetrate on the world.

Please, *please*, PLEASE Pope Francis, reconsider this idea that peace can be achieved by handing Jerusalem over to the Palestinians. The result would be a horror show, and peace would NOT follow after it was over -- because it would never be over. Israel is everyone's bulwark against militant Islam, not just for Jews, but Christians and even Muslims as well as Hindus, Buddhists, and polytheists. G-d commanded us not to steal. Please don't aid and abet the terrible theft this would entail.

Pope Francis, you are a good man, and I certainly agree with most of your proposals and actions. But not this. NEVER this.

He's got a good point. It makes one think of Pastor Martin Niemöller, who said:

"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.

"Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

"Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

"Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me"

-- Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984), in his speech for the Confessing Church in Frankfurt on 6 January 1946, of which this is a partial translation.

REf.: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_they_came_...

Pluto: The Innocent Fox

Ever since Pluto, that far-flung sentinel in the cold, dark outer bounds of the Solar System, was discovered in 1930 and given the name "Pluto," people began to envision that world as dark and frigid as the Styx, a realm of dark greys and deep blacks and the occasional despairing splash of white starlight and sunlight, a dirge in a never-ending minor key, taking on all the characteristics of the God Whom the Greeks called "Hades" and the Romans, "Pluto." For decades astronomers wondered what it looked like close up, and finally they began to put together a way to find out. Thus New Horizons was born, and launched into the heavens on January 19, 2006, at 2 p.m. EST at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

For nine and a half years, New Horizons, so far the swiftest space vehicle ever launched from Earth, drove on and on toward the elusive ninth planet, in spite of potential space hazards, in spite of the ugly controversy that had likewise started up in 2006 over whether Pluto was even a planet or not, in spite of tense and anxious moments among those following her progress farther and farther from the Sun. And on July 13, 2015, we finally saw Pluto close-up:Read more...Collapse )

Ancients as well as many people today have believed that cosmic events -- the passage of comets, planets aspecting one another and/or the Sun and Moon, etc. -- influence our lives and affect the course of our lives. Whether or not there is anything to astrology, the premise that Earthly life, including humanity, has been significantly influenced and changed by cosmic phenomena is well-founded and has scientific knowledge behind it.

From the very beginning of Earth's existence, some 4.5 billion years ago, countless astronomical events have affected the Earth and its emerging life-forms. The chemistry of our bodies, from the iron in our blood to the calcium in our bones, comes from stars that lived and died hundreds of millions of years ago. Over all that incomprehensible span of time, comets have showered our oceans and land with organic chemicals, impacts of comets and asteroids have wiped our most of the biota that filled the Earth's land and seas during that time, and powerful beams of light produced by catastrophic deaths of stars have done terrible things to Earth's atmosphere, and caused problematical mutations in countless species of plants, animals, and fungi.

In this grand tour of the cosmos and Earth's place in it, the author discusses the many ways we are connected to our vast, possibly infinite universe. Tracing the long, long natural history of how events in the nearby and remote parts of the universe have affected life on Earth, and how they might influence life in the future, the author covers the who range of known and theorized events and phenomena, not only in historical context but in future contexts, as well. And as the tile of this book suggests, he shows how these events are all interconnected.

The Cosmic Connection is a fascinating and approachable look at the cosmos we're part of, and is attended for the general readerships, laymen and scientists alike. The narrative style is eloquent and, at times, amusing, but is always well-paced and fact-filled. The Cosmic Connection provides readers a broad view of how life on Earth, and likely life on other worlds, are related to the stars. (Readers familiar with my reviews and my Live Journal blog know that I am a professional astrologer, a Ceremonial Magickian, a Qabbalist, and a Tarot practitioner, and a student of Aleister Crowley [NOT a follower of him, or Thelemite, thank you], as well. Crowly himself said that it's all the same universe whether you approach it from the view of science or that of the so-called mystical Arts and Sciences. He's right. So the advice I'd give astrologers who have little or no understanding of the sciences, particularly astronomy, cosmology, chemistry, and physics, is to get as much knowledge about them and their subjects as possible, because it will truly significantly enhance their ability to interpret astrological charts. And this book is a grand introduction to those sciences, But I digress.)

Each chapter of this book explores a different type of astronomical phenomenon, focusing on such issues as:

-- Earth's orbit and inclination might have triggered past ice ages, including Snowball Earth events during the Proterozoic Eon, an ice age that dominated the early Permian Period of the Paleozoic, and the ice ages that have characterized the Pleistocene and Holocene Epochs of the Quaternary Period of the Cenozoic Era, from 2.5 million years ago through the present

-- Ancient supernovae might have played a part in mass extinctions and the genetic makeup of survivors, profoundly influencing the evolution of life on Earth

-- A (geologically) recent event, the "Little Ice Age (1300-1850 AD), might have been caused or influenced in part by a slight but persistent dip in the Sun's output of energy

-- The dangers posed by intense geomagnetic storms

-- The widespread effects that our Sun's changing galactic environment has on life and climate

The author's elegant, jargon-free descriptions of these and related issues will delight and inform anyone who has an interest in astronomy, the evolution of the Earth and its life, and the future of that life, including human life.


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