|By Clyde Lewis
What is present is trivia and I scribble it out in a cacophony of apocalyptic prose. When the characters in this foolish little play we call "the war on terror" find themselves in a terrible mess there is the promise that something unexpected will come and resolve all conflict. Deus Ex machina is a fancy way of saying "Act of God." Acts of God are prophetic dramas that seem to have all kinds of previews. Those who predict them are psychics, or seers. Some of the predictions take no special powers to predict. There are portents that are ignored because those who claim to be "aware" are considered delusional.
There are times when I write the body of what I want to say and then I have to go back and try to figure out just what I am out to accomplish when I write. It is a confusing process where I actually write the ending before I have the time to actually figure out how to begin the essay.
The reason this happens is because I get a spark of thought and I get a lot of information going into my head and I just don't know how to write it out.
I get criticism all the time for this.
I opened an e-mail the other day and the subject said, "You are the greatest."
When I clicked on it I was of course assuming it was a complimentary letter, however the message ended with "purveyor of nonsense on the web. Get a life."
Well I really loathe insults. I like being challenged or chided for my thoughts because I believe that the debate is more fun and more interesting than having to read the cliché of "you suck" when I open my e-mails.
I am always told that hate mail means you are somehow affecting the lives of those who are uncomfortable with what you write or say. It comes with the territory and a lot of talk show hosts deal with this all the time.
I can't help that what I see and what I experience comes off as absurd. Some people don't see it as absurd. I admit freely that sometimes that what I see and write about is absurd and by some sick little coincidence, what I write down comes back to haunt me and then I see that what I was looking at or thinking about at the time was a hook or a hinge.
I have written about the Johnbar hinge where an act is committed or an act of God occurs that changes the course of history.
It reminds me of a toy I had when I was a kid called the Etch-a-sketch. You would draw angles and squares, lines and even circles and scribbles if you were talented enough.
The knobs would operate a little magic pen and you would begin to see the mark. Everything would fit nice and neatly on the screen and then you would be distracted and make a mistake.
It was like you would draw yourself into a corner and then you would shake the Etch-a-sketch and then you would have a clean slate.
So when I speak of the hinge or the changes that are about to take place I can compare it to the shaking of the Etch-a-sketch.
No one seems to understand a Jonbar hinge in time until it has passed. It is unfortunate that most portents are observed and quoted in hindsight. What is past is prologue, what is present is trivia and what is future is left up to the psychics, seers, and visionaries to determine. Whomever you choose to follow is usually the one that fortifies your fears, your prejudice, and what you have been taught during your upbringing.
I awoke from a dream a week ago and the words Deus ex Machina were in my head. I know it sounds odd but such is my life and people know that all kinds of things are going through my brain at some accelerated pace. I remember that I used the phrase once before when I was doing a show about the use of microchips to track people in the future.
I must have picked it up from some movie I saw, or some comic book I read.
The term is taken from the Greek tragedies. Whenever characters in the Greek tragedies found themselves in complicated situations the Gods were lowered by a "machine" and all things would be resolved by the God who arrives by the machine.
It has been used to describe everything from divine intervention to a sudden and surprising turn of events.
Lately I have been seeing what I can only describe as prophetic dramas or tragedies that are either being orchestrated or fulfilled. Once again I must preface everything apologetically because I seem so overwhelmed.
When I use the term prophetic dramas, I am referring to the blueprint philosophy where I think that those who are in control of this world are once again trying to scare us with biblical hints to remind us that what is happening is the fulfilling prophecy of Armageddon.
Think of it.
We put to bed one tragedy, we avert another and we are constantly told that another bogeyman we thought was dead is still very much alive.
"And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and the entire world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon, which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? Who is able to make war with him?"--Revelation 13:4
I am not saying that Bin Laden is the Anti-Christ but someone wants you to believe he is. This little piece of scripture can also apply to Saddam Hussein.
I read the paper while sipping coffee at the market and I saw that the Washington Snipers had confessed. Saddam Hussein was going to allow UN inspectors to do their work hopefully averting war and then we are told once again that Osama Bin Laden is very much alive. Some people are saying, "why must we make war with Saddam?" "Who is able to make war with the so called beast of Baghdad?"
Interesting when you want to make them possible candidates for Anti-Christ.
We can't go a day without some sort of fear being reported. Some sort of accidental prophesies being coincidentally fulfilled.
The onslaught of all the portents are beginning to put a callous on my soul and I am beginning to notice that there isn't enough time in my day to constantly give all of the dots that need to be connected.
I can only interpret such things as overload and as the brain overflows with all of the things we need to look for we must understand that there will be vital things that will slip through the cracks and soon we will know the true meaning of the words Deus ex machina.
There will be a sudden and surprising turn of events.
I have never been so compelled to write this since the time I wrote the Abaddon Nexus two weeks before the attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001.
Abaddon and Apollyon mean Destruction and Destroyer in their respective languages, Hebrew and Greek. The strangeness of the word came to me because of an animated character in a Czechoslovakian film that I provided a voice for. The character was an evil character that ruthlessly put to death litter upon litter of rabbits.
The story seemed similar to that of "Watership Down." It has been a long time since I have read the story of the rabbits. All I remember is that it struck me as a bit Apocalyptic and that the only rabbit that warned that the field was covered in blood was perceived as being a bit delusional. But was he delusional or was he a prophet?
Fiver the rabbit got a bad feeling. He noticed the prophetic drama being played out. He tried to warn the others of the dangers that were about to happen.
The rabbits move about from group to group trying to find their way to Watership down. In the process they wind up with another rabbit named Cowslip. In Cowslip's group man leaves food for the rabbits. In one case there are carrots left for the rabbits and again Fiver has a bad feeling about the carrots.
Stories are told in the group of the Kings infected lettuce. There are also accounts of men using gas to kill all of the rabbits.
It is funny how my mind wanders and how I remember the weirdest things.
Sometimes I feel like Fiver. A delusional little bunny that needs to warn the other bunnies that something is just not right.
Sometimes I see things and all of the strangeness connects. It is frightening to some degree but the word Abaddon and its connection somehow fell into place.
Like some strange numeric frequency that I overlooked.
The character that kills rabbits. The rabbits of Watership down. The rabbits and their relationship to all of us. The infected food, the use of gas, the act of biologically destroying the populace. Famine and Plagues all over the bible and the religious mental warfare that seems to have the nation in its grip.
The chapter in the book of the apocalypse and the verse that names the destroyer:
And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon. --Revelation 9:11
And the scripture that follows it:
One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter. --Revelation 9:12
When and where they will happen remains a mystery to me but they seem to be a result of some widespread sickness that first attacks people and later taints the meat and vegetable supply. Strange plagues that go neglected and wind up resistant to antibiotics and cures provided by modern medicine.
I am seeing a pattern and I have to share it with you. I could be wrong and I pray that I am but if you connect the dots you will see that what is past is prologue.
The BBC Reported 6 months before the WTC attack:
"Security forces in Saudi Arabia stormed a hijacked Russian plane at Medina airport, freeing more than 100 passengers and crew. Three people believed to be one of the hijackers, a Russian air stewardess and a Turkish passenger were killed. The officials said the other hijackers, who had identified themselves as Chechens, were arrested. They are reported to have been armed with knives and possibly a bomb." -March 16th, 2001
A day after the attacks on September 11th, 2001 a report from CNN looked almost like the one that was released by the BBC some six months before hand.
"How soon after departure the hijackers took over the planes remains unclear. But a handful of crew members and passengers managed to call authorities and loved ones on the ground, informing them that the planes had been commandeered, in some cases with deadly force, by assailants brandishing knives and who claimed to have bombs." - CNN September 12th, 2001
The event was practiced and the portents were only recognized in hindsight.
I have pointed out other examples in the past and for review I will demonstrate that all things that are practiced eventually become realities.
In early 1999 Anthrax threats were being delivered to people through the mail. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that between October 30 and December 23 1998, seven major anthrax threats were documented.
That figure multiplied exponentially.
American citizens were getting packages and letters that were said to contain Anthrax. Phone threats were made to health clinics warning that Anthrax was placed in ventilation systems.
All were hoaxes.
However the methods were practiced and people were terrified.
According to the FBI it seemed that every day an Anthrax threat was made somewhere.
All were determined to be Hoaxes. In the meantime victims of these hoaxes were told to take drastic measures. Like washing with soap and bleach, bagging their clothes.
Some were hospitalized, forced to take antibiotics that caused yeast infections and diarrhea.
In every case victims had to wait days for their results. By that time they could have been dead if indeed they were infected.
It was after the 911 attacks that the very real mailing of Anthrax occurred and to this day there is no one who can be blamed for these attacks.
Moving into this year we have been hearing of biological threats. This has also been coupled with the news of strains of bacteria that have been resistant to antibiotics and also the numerous recalls of food.
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation voluntarily recalled approximately 27.4 million pounds of fresh and frozen ready-to-eat turkey last October.
The USDA claimed that the products that may had been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The turkey and chicken products were distributed to retail stores, restaurants and institutions nationwide.
Now many will say that tragedy was averted.
However the truth is that the Northeast was hit especially hard. There was an outbreak of Listeria resulting in seven deaths, three stillbirths or miscarriages, and over 40 hospitalizations.
Stranger still is that an investigation has reported that the strain of Listeria found in the Pilgrim's Pride products is not the same as the strain detected in people who have gotten sick during the recent outbreak.
Where did the outbreak come from?
The centers for Disease Control and several state health departments have been tracking cases of listeriosis since early September, after receiving an unusually high number of reports of listeria. Investigators have sought a common source of the infection after DNA testing confirmed the outbreak was caused by a single strain of listeria.
Interviews by CDC investigators of people stricken with listeriosis seem to indicate that many if not most, ate sliced deli turkey meat prior to becoming sick.
Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea.
Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weak immune systems - infants, the frail or elderly and persons with chronic disease, HIV infection, or taking chemotherapy.
The bottom line is that the American food supply is not safe from Terrorist attacks. The truth is that there are diseases that we have talked about that are thinking diseases that have been intensified by experiments that include bovine hemoglobin.
The United States spends more than $1 billion every year to keep America's food supply safe, but even without terrorism, food-borne diseases cause about 5,000 deaths and 325,000 hospitalizations each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson told a congressional terrorism panel in November 2001 that he was "particularly concerned" about food-related terrorism, which could involve either attempts to introduce poisons into the food supply or attacks that would ruin domestically cultivated crops or livestock.
There have been no documented terrorist attacks on U.S. agriculture. But the number and variety of food-borne illnesses and crop and livestock diseases make it hard to distinguish terrorist attacks from natural events.
In 1984 there was a terrorist attack where food was deliberately poisoned by a religious cult in Oregon.
Followers of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh tried to influence a local election by poisoning salad bars with salmonella bacteria to sicken voters. Although no one died, 751 people became ill.
It took a year for U.S. officials to conclude that the Oregon attack was an act of terrorism.
Terrorist attacks could occur at any point between the farm and the table. Imported food could be tainted with biological or chemical agents before entering the United States.
A lot of concerns have been raised recently about the fast food industry and the potential for deadly outbreaks of e-coli and other horrible diseases.
The CDC has said that it is trickier to use biological toxins on vegetables and easier to taint the nations meat and poultry supply.
It was reported by Eric Schlosser author of the book "Fast food nation" that daily hamburger and French fry intake by Americans is a $112 billion dollar cash cow. Not to mention the fact that McDonalds is part of what can be classified by non-Americans as "Yankee economic imperialism" where it is moving into countries where it is not welcomed.
McDonalds is "America."
The Big Mac is the symbol of the power struggle of the West trying to convince the East that it needs to conform. As funny and nutty as this sounds McDonalds, MTV, Coca-Cola, Macintosh, and other well-known brand names are helping along the idea of a homogenized New World order.
To some it represents the attempts at globalism.
A lot of what we are tackling here was previously predicted in our cattle mutilation report published in January of 2002 called "Bio Sentinels the four legged canaries in the coal mine."
In the report we had demonstrated that security efforts from the farm to the fryer in most fast food companies is lacking.
In an article I wrote at the end of 2000 called "2001 a look back," I made future predictions about fast food and fast food products becoming suspect as possible places for attack and also I name a fast food chain that would be hurt by fears of meat contamination long before it was news.
"There seems to be this criticism about fake foods. Foods that we have developed in labs. The other countries are beginning to look at us as purveyors of lies. They call us pig consumers; they hate our violence, and our hypocritical and misleading advertising and marketing across the globe.
Places like McDonalds have had to make statements regarding their beef and Mad cow disease in Europe. They are irradiating meat for safety reasons. Mad cow disease worries and airborne disease has forced some people into buying up these Ozone air purifiers. They are supposed to cleanse the air of impurities."-Millennial Paradox A look back at the year 2001
McDonalds recently announced that they are being forced to close some 175 stores. How was I able to predict this 2 years ago?
"In an effort to further concentrate its efforts on assets that have the greatest potential, the Company has conducted a preliminary review of underperforming restaurants and expects to close about 175 units in the fourth quarter, over and above the usual number of closings that occur because of relocations, lease expirations, etc. These additional closings are concentrated in 10 countries. To better control costs and reallocate resources, the Company expects to eliminate about 400-600 job positions, 200-250 of which are based in the U.S. The actual number of people affected will be less, as these reductions will be achieved in part through attrition and the elimination of open positions. The G&A savings from this action will support our continuing goal of limiting G&A growth to less than half the growth rate of Systemwide sales, including higher spending on strategic technology in 2003." - McDonalds Corporate website.
According to the August 1999 issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine,"Strike Teams" 120 major American cities are in training for a possible major biological terrorist event.
Perpetrators of a biological attack could be responsible for thousands of deaths within days of spraying lethal agents into the air or on food. By the time the illness is analyzed, several days later, the terrorists would have time to disappear, and infected people would travel all over the country spreading the disease.
Chances are these diseases have been modified and intensified by using hemoglobin shields that are created by using bovine hemoglobin. This was reported on Ground zero at the first of the year. These diseases would be thinking diseases that would be resistant to antibiotic treatments.
Now in order for me to apply Deus ex Machina to all of this I need to once again define it as the "acts of God" that we are being conditioned to see as fulfilled prophetic dramas.
Pestilence and famine are the two biggest fears and acts of God that are to occur in the so-called last dispensation.
Throughout the bible God fearing Christians point to the "signs of the times" as a portent or a preamble to the second coming of Jesus. Perilous disasters, disease, and famine await us.
When I get into this territory I get letters telling me that I am bible obsessed but it is not that I am bible obsessed, I believe that the majority of the United States is biblically obsessed.
We are in the midst of religious mind warfare operations.
It has been evident that scary Tarot cards have been used in the Beltway Sniper case as manipulative tools to convince end timers that a Satanic conspiracy exists in the world and that the only saving grace is through this pseudo religious government.
I have pointed out that Bush thinks he is a prophet, a man of destiny, and Ashcroft is a born again Christian who would probably outlaw all things that even have the appearance of evil.
Evil by HIS standards of course.
Just remember who had to put curtains on the breasts of the justice statue.
Curtains for justice?
How ironic and how sickeningly appropriate in these so called last days. Fear has lead to superstitious behaviors and the men in power would love to convince you that they are the angels that will lead in the fight against the great beast in the last days before the advent of the Second Coming.
America is not the only country to fall victim to the superstitious attacks.
It was reported that Satan worship is flourishing in Eastern Europe--and suicide and mental illness is seriously on the rise. The seeds are being planted that if you are not in the Christian end of the world mindset then you must be a Satan worshipper or witch.
We are painting ourselves into a corner with tragedy after tragedy, fear after fear and we are waiting for someone who is directing the tragedy to yell Deus ex machina! From the machine comes God. The Second Coming, the arrival of the aliens on the Whitehouse lawn. Whatever satisfies your idea of the saving of an out of control planet.
Is the present exploitation of vast numbers of naive Christians and other religious dispensationalists so obvious? Not to mention those who believe in a "Quickening" or "Shadow people" all trademarks of a popular late night talk show host?
You don't have the hyper "Christian" spokespeople get an audience worked up on the Fox news channel allowed cart blanche to spout their vitriol against "the Muslim "towel heads" if the bible wasn't being used as a shield for their prejudice.
It is turning into an excuse for hating every dark skinned person who even appears to be of the "other side."
I have heard Osama Bin laden and Saddam Hussein being called anti-Christ both in the same breath. Christians can have a whole cadre of anti-Christ's if it fits their biblically obsessed agendas.
It is excusable when Jerry Falwell calls Mohammed a terrorist and spews his hypocritical love for the Jews. All because the bible gives every politically charged Christian American that right.
It is the Bible that gives every American no choice in whether or not to use "under God" in the Pledge of allegiance. Recently Bush signed the legislation without comment. It reinforces support for the words "under God" in the pledge, and for "In God we trust" as the national motto.
The measure was approved unanimously in the Senate and drew just five no votes in the House of Representatives.
How hypocritical is it for a warmonger to run and hide under the guise of godliness?
I am sure I am in the minority thinking this way.
But this reaffirms the idea that if you are an atheist or a non-Christian and dare I say it Muslim, you are not with us in this horrible mental and religious warfare.
You don't get those God awful excuses for literature, the "Left Behind" series of books at every major grocery and bookstore, placed at the front counters to catch every eye attached to an empty and suggestive brain, if you are not riding with the CHRIST SUPREMIST agenda.
If the majority of "Christian" beliefs have been manipulated to coincide, to parallel, or agree with the presiding secular/mystic agenda of the hierarchy and the oligarchy, then those who follow are in the in crowd and outnumber those OTHER people.
Now I want to say that I am NOT putting all Christians in this category.
There are Christians who hold their beliefs sacred do not use them as political weapons for forcing people to say GOD during a pledge, or sing Christian songs in secular schools during the holidays.
But of course this is a war of Good and evil and there are a lot of scary people who can only determine that Christianity is the only good in this country and anything else is not of God.
The Bible is a good place to look and see why 70 million people are being duped into thinking that God gives a damn about them or anyone else right now.
Deus Ex Machina is the scapegoat.
People can be killed and lives can be destroyed and it will all work out as long as God is lowered down on the machine to make all things peaceful again.
Earthquakes, Volcanic eruptions, plagues, war, rumors of war, antichrists du jour all going according to plan.
Portents that will only be quoted in hindsight.
All orchestrated for your fears and for your consideration.
Deus ex Machina, Exordium and terminus, Business as usual in the apocalypse and business is good.
We all live in interesting times and nothing seems to be going in perfect squares and 90 degree angles. This whole exercise could be a manipulation by people in places of power or the most frightening thing of all is that we are in the last days.
The truth could be that the 70 million or so Christians are right. The inevitable future could be that we will meet up with our maker and all things are meant to fall apart before they become renewed and reformed by a long awaited messiah.
As for me I am not so sure. I guess it is time to shake the Etch-a -sketch.
Deus Ex Machina!
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