Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Hope of 2018?


Whatever one thinks of the Bundy matter1 that recently came to a partial adjudication, perhaps it will prove soul-saving to explore how déjà vu and extensive deep-state corruption has become; how truth is being continually twisted for secret agendas of power and gain; how constricted our fragile rights and liberties have become. The Bundys are not the only victims of government-backed abuse. There are thousands now targeted2 by government actors and private contractors who have combined to suppress criticism and to expand coercive control. It is past time to awake to a sense of our awful situation.3


Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch – A Champion of Justice (Time 55:28) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6F78gpsPlo




Best of the Solari Report: The 2017 Wrap Ups (Time 1:29:19) at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8_pPig_rB4&t=1207s




Sunday with Charles - THE CLINTON THIEVES Charity GANGLAND STYLE! (Time 2:22:43) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXu-LbgbByI

So what is the hope for 2018? The hope is that:
▪  more whistle-blowers will have the courage to step forward;
▪  more citizens will awaken with courage to act;
▪  more employees and contractors of the deep-state will refuse to aid and abet the escalating conspiracies against the people;
▪  more lawyers, judges, and courts will act with integrity, justice, and equity;
▪  “We the People” will cease believing the lies, deceptions, and divisive ploys of those pursuing and protecting power and gain;
▪  “We the People” will at last support in word, deed, and daily prayers those who have been trying for decades to awaken us from blissful trust in the “powers that be” and in the (manipulated) appearance of things;
▪  we will not be seduced into imagining that a positive outlook precludes the need for aggressive truth telling about things as they really are, coupled with aggressive action in defence of justice, accountability, and constitutional principles.
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1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliven_Bundy
2. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2017/07/sos-call-to-action.html : http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2017/02/disrupt-and-destroy.html : http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/GangStalking
3. Book of Mormon | Ether 8:24 ~ Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

My Daily Prayer

(from hereon to eternity)
Our Father Who art in Heaven,
Hallowed be Thy name.
In these times of recurring stress, strife, debt, confusion, and violence,
May every eye desire to see;
May every ear desire to hear;
May every heart desire to be penetrated with
Knowledge, understanding, wisdom, and discernment.

May every soul recognize the repeating cycles of oppressive corruption
By those pursuing and protecting power and gain.
May every soul awaken to a sense of our awful situation
Because of their secret combinations which are everywhere amongst us.

Wilt Thou bring the wicked to repentance,
But if, in their agency,
They refuse Thy grace and mercy,
Wilt Thou bring them to exposure and accountability.

Wilt Thou grant unto whistle-blowers and truth-tellers,
And unto every soul seeking to aid the cause of truth,
Courage and protection.

To those suffering at the hands and commands of the wicked,
Wilt Thou grant strength, help, and healing.

Wilt Thou open the eyes of those blind to the deceptions of the wicked;
Wilt Thou bring out the prisoners from the secret prisons;
Wilt Thou bring those caged in darkness out of the houses and pits of torture.

May we fast and pray for our suffering siblings
Found in every nation, kindred, tongue, and people.
May we be persuaded to do good continually;
To help bind up broken hearts.

Wilt Thou help us not to wrongfully judge,
But to judge righteous judgment for
It is our everlasting desire that

Hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth, as it is done in heaven.

Please, give us all this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And suffer us not to be led into temptation, but deliver us from evil:

For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
Forever and ever, Amen.

May we all join in this or a similar prayer every day, and also join in a monthly fast and prayers for the “Missing, Murdered, Trafficked, and Abused” as outlined in a previous post entitled By Nothing, But By Prayer and Fasting found at http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2016/12/by-nothing-but-by-prayer-and-fasting.html.
The effectual fervent prayer of the righteous [and those seeking so to be] availeth much.*
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Sources:
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 1:2–3 ~ For verily the voice of the Lord is unto all men, and there is none to escape; and there is no eye that shall not see, neither ear that shall not hear, neither heart that shall not be penetrated. And the rebellious shall be pierced with much sorrow; for their iniquities shall be spoken upon the housetops, and their secret acts shall be revealed.
Book of Mormon | Ether 8:24–26 ~ Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up. For it cometh to pass that whoso buildeth it up seeketh to overthrow the freedom of all lands, nations, and countries; and it bringeth to pass the destruction of all people, for it is built up by the devil, who is the father of all lies; even that same liar who beguiled our first parents, yea, even that same liar who hath caused man to commit murder from the beginning; who hath hardened the hearts of men that they have murdered the prophets, and stoned them, and cast them out from the beginning. Wherefore, I, Moroni, am commanded to write these things that evil may be done away, and that the time may come that Satan may have no power upon the hearts of the children of men, but that they may be persuaded to do good continually, that they may come unto the fountain of all righteousness and be saved.
Old Testament | Isaiah 41:10 ~ Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
New Testament | Luke 12:2–5 ~ For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known. Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops. And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Old Testament | Isaiah 42:7 ~ To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Old Testament | Isaiah 11:2–4 ~ And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
New Testament | John 7:24 ~ Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
New Testament | JST Matthew 6:10–15 ~ Our Father Who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is done in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And suffer us not to be led into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever, Amen.
*New Testament | James 5:16 ~ The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Choice: MEconomy or WEconomy?


Several years ago, I encountered Charles Eisenstein and the gift-economy.1 It was like light flooding into the darkened maze of our competitive, profit-obsessed, BIG business culture. My first introduction to Eisenstein was through the printed word, but here is a short film introduction for the uninitiated:


Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein - A Short Film (Time 12:08) at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEZkQv25uEs&t=4s
Sometime before Eisenstein, I had encountered Daniel Pink2 and his book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Therein, he described how researchers have discovered that money as a reward / incentive can actually be a hindrance and disincentive to efficiency, creativity, and best effort.

Then about two weeks ago, I heard Quinn Michaels3 distill the choice into: MEconomy or WEconomy.

So, let us ponder: What are the choices we are individually making in economics? Do we think we have to wait for “authorities” to setup,  define, or structure the WEconomy before we can choose? Have we fallen into the déjà vu seduction of power and gain agendas of the MEconomy?4 Do we have the courage and faith to trust in God's gift economy and begin to make individual changes that in the aggregate of many individuals can change the world?

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1. https://charleseisenstein.net/ ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Eisenstein ; http://sacred-economics.com/ ;
My previous posts relating to the gift-economy are at http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2014/06/gods-economy-is-it-possible.html ; http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2013/12/gods-economy-christmas-perspective.html
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_H._Pink ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drive:_The_Surprising_Truth_About_What_Motivates_Us
My posts relating to Daniel Pink are at http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2013/02/one-more-nail.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2014/03/truly-afflicted-with-riches.html
3. I did not record the exact video at the time, but Quinn Michaels is a unique researcher who may have much to tell us, if we are able to listen beyond our possible biases or expectations, and beyond the smear campaigns of those pursuing or protecting power and gain agendas. His YouTube channel is at https://www.youtube.com/user/quinnmichaels
4. Remember Ayn Rand, et al.? http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2014/03/me-me-mine.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/AynRand

Friday, November 17, 2017

Mix-up?


If your agenda were to create confusion, conflict, and chaos, what better way than to mix real news with fake news  — truth with error  — so that neither could be adjudicated with certainty? For example:
▪ mixing rehearsed crisis-actors in with real crisis events1 (and then getting media to focus on the heroics of the “actors”)?



Ole Dammegård: False Flag Operations, Speech 22 July 2017, Prague Lucerna Great Hall (Time 1:23:43) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr8WfEmjvgo

See also
» https://www.lightonconspiracies.com/
» From Illusion to Reality channel at  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpusTkawpluKka29jMD0IBQ
» Ole Dammegård: False Flag Operations, Crisis Actors, Crowds On Demand. Interview 23.9.2017 (Time 1:36:57 ) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOBBpp2f_98

No wonder we have passionate defenders of false-flags confronting passionate denouncers of “those conspiracy nuts” — both of whom see events only in terms of either/or, never acknowledging the “genius” of mixing truth and falsehood in an agenda to “deceive, divide, conquer.”

▪ presenting “witnesses” claiming to be Targeted Individuals or MKUltra victims whose stories are made so transparently mental or contradictory that their fake personas discredit the testimony of numerous real TIs and MKUltra victims?

▪ accusing (and sometimes prosecuting) whistle-blowers of the very crimes that they (the whistle-blowers) seek to expose?3

▪ accusing innocent men and women of sex offences or crimes with a two-fold agenda of: 1) destroying the influence and credibility of the innocent while 2) creating doubt about the guilt of the truly (innumerable) culpable? An added dimension of false accusation is the technology of voice-imitation and image manipulation. We are truly in an age of lying wonders4 (and wondering why so many believe the lies).

▪ claiming high moral standards and practices while doing the very opposite — being the very essence of hypocrisy? (e.g. YouTube?)



EXPOSED! Dangerous Pedophile Rings & Child Traffickers On YouTube (Time 51:28) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elYJFbpo2vQ
WARNING: Disturbing, graphic content exposing reality that we ignore at our and others peril.
NOTICE: Above is a classic example of the hypocrisy of media empires where a shocking exposé is deleted to protect the guilty and keep most everyone in the dark about the marketing of children in plain sight. Meanwhile the numerous YouTube channels that sexualize children and children's cartoons (the subject of the revealing exposé) and the accompanying graphic comments remain available to everyone, including children. The number of views and consequent ad revenue amounts to hundreds of thousands of dollars in many cases. When the love of money rules, parents, guardians, and others set aside the good of the child and, abandoning their consciences, film innocent children performing to adult instructions. End Times News Report explains the take-down of his exposé in this video:


#PizzaGate - YouTube Gags Journalists Trying to Expose YT Pedophile Rings (Time 0:8:00) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KPPWpGc27o

If this also disappears, search his channel periodically for updates or go to vid.me for the republished initial exposé: How Pedophile Rings Target Children On YouTube (Time 51:07) at https://vid.me/24MBa
Are we in such a state of MIX-UP in this Twenty-first Century (déjà vu the days of Noah?5) that there is little hope (in our present drowsy state) of discerning truth from falsehood, whether the falsehood is deliberate or inadvertent?

Have we been so gullible for decades that even transparent lies are accepted if they favor our side or beliefs or denials?

Has the Christian world been seduced by angels of light who “reveal” the secrets of the ages? who teach and preach Christ, while rejecting His claims of divinity?6 who preach “unity of the faiths”?7 who are prepping the world to receive a Lamb of peace and mercy instead of a Lion of Justice?8 — when the scriptural word is, He is both?

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1. The synchronicity of real with fake can be easily achieved in this age of surveillance, eavesdropping, mind-kontrol, propaganda, extortion, blackmail, fear- / addiction-manipulation, "just let it happen" strategies, etc., all augmented by advanced technology.
2. See other commentary on Crisis Acting (being open-minded, but also discerning):
▪ Full Breakdown of Crisis Acting and Elite Global Agenda (Time 52:23) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQNBPsgm8ew
▪ Ole Dammegard doing a magnificent presentation on False Flags (Time 1:22:14) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyNJyC0rxVU&t=41s
▪ Ole Dammegard[1] talking about False Flags, Las Vegas and Conspiracies but also Love and gratitude! (Time 1:35:37) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YcB7PI1RFA&t=3316s
▪ Ole Dammegård "Light on Conspiracies – how they are all connected." (Time 2:08:44) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueVMZMh-pqw
3. Search YouTube “whistleblower persecution”
4. New Testament | 2 Thessalonians 2:7-10 ~ For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
5. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2016/11/as-days-of-noah.html
6. New Testament | 2 Corinthians 11:13-15 ~ For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
7. Bishop Tony Palmer[2] and Pope Francis - The Miracle of Unity Has Begun (Time 33:49) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHbEWw7l_Ek
Walter Veith Responds to Tony Palmer's Video (Time: 1:12:40) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAhGHQH7GRc
8. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2014/09/the-lamb-and-lion.html

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Seest Thou What They Do?

(Ezekiel's Doors #1, #2, #3, #4 ...?)

Is the time running out for a graduated awareness of the latter-day abominations that are going to burst forth upon a mostly unsuspecting people? If we remember Old Testament Ezekiel, he got a step-by-step introduction to the secret abominations of his day, though he had to be taken by the hair of his head and forced to see those abominations in increments.1

Source: accessgenealogy.com
But so far, it seems that most of us have refused to see or hear what our “elites” do, let alone how we are an Ezekielian déjà vu:
... Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing ... that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch to their nose. (Old Testament | Ezekiel 8:17; bold emphasis added.)
So what is our Door #1? Could it be that for decades we have refused to acknowledge in these End Times that the pursuers and protectors of power and gain have conducted, in league with the father of lies,2 a campaign of deception that encompasses nigh every aspect of life, economy, and culture? that what we think we know about space, time, earth, history, medicine, technology, economics, science, politics, religion, etc., etc., etc., is so interspersed with intentional deceit that we are, in large measure, believers in fables and fantasies?

How much do we question what we hear, see, and feel every day? — when nigh everything we hear, see, and feel has been
▪ secretly orchestrated and manipulated for decades by power and gain agendas?
▪ “corroborated” by too many benefactors and / or dupes in service or slavery to those agendas?
If we would look in Door #2, we might see the repeating script that plays out in order to compromise and thus control high and low “actors” — actors who infiltrate and manipulate government and judicial office, law enforcement, politics, religion, media, crisis events, just causes, and on and on, mixing truth with deception in diabolic service to chaos, tension, conflict, confusion, and so forth — exacerbated by power-actors who accuse and prosecute whistle-blowers for the very crimes the whistle-blowers were trying to expose (déjà vu on déjà vu).

Beyond Door #3 we might see the repeating script that also plays out time after time in government-orchestrated wars, insurrections, coups, drugs & weapons running, false flags, renditions, and, in what some have called, synthetic terror scenarios where unwitting or semi-witting patsies take the blame and, more often than not, silencing bullets to the head. Perhaps one of the best exposés of a world-gone-mad is Richard Cottrell's, Gladio, NATO's Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis.

Beyond Door #4, we might witness the rampant pedophilia, torture, mind-kontrol, human-trafficking, -experimentation, -sacrifice, death-pool betting, and unending secret murders by psychopathic elites. Crimes designed to be so unbelievable that the testimony of witnesses or complainants is discarded wholesale. Masquerades of “Disney,” alien, or other cartoon characters who abuse and torture; of make-up (and cosmetic) wizardry to frame the innocent; of MKUltra programming like unto a guiltless Manchurian Candidate; of secret high-tech weather warfare and devastations; and on and on.

Do we imagine that Ezekiel wanted to hear “turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these”? So what is the lesson? that there are “patterns and practices” that are continually repeating to deceive and destroy all who will not conform to the agendas of power and gain? that we must cease to be taken in? that we must refuse to remain in an ignorance that feeds those insatiable monsters of power and gain? that when secret works are exposed, the power of the secret is gone?

When we finally see what they do, perhaps we will then understand why such “dark and blackening deeds are enough to make hell itself shudder, and to stand aghast and pale, and the hands of the very devil to tremble and palsy.”3

Why should these things connived in secret by mortal men and women have such an effect? Could it be that man's dark and blackening imagination has gone beyond the devil's such that he fears the power and psychopathy of such advanced competitors?

Let us finally wake-up and see and hear what they do.4

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1. Old Testament | Ezekiel 8:1-18 ~ AND it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell there upon me. Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as the appearance of fire: from the appearance of his loins even downward, fire; and from his loins even upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the colour of amber. And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy. And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision that I saw in the plain. Then said he unto me, Son of man, [#1] lift up thine eyes now the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and behold northward at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entry. He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but [#2] turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations. And he brought me to the door of the court; and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall. Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door. And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here. So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall round about. And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up. Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, The LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth. He said also unto me, [#3] Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do. Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD's house which was toward the north; and, behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz. Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? [#4] turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these. And he brought me into the inner court of the LORD's house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east. Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch to their nose. Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.
2. Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 9:8-9 ~ O the wisdom of God, his mercy and grace! For behold, if the flesh should rise no more our spirits must become subject to that angel who fell from before the presence of the Eternal God, and became the devil, to rise no more. And our spirits must have become like unto him, and we become devils, angels to a devil, to be shut out from the presence of our God, and to remain with the father of lies, in misery, like unto himself; yea, to that being who beguiled our first parents, who transformeth himself nigh unto an angel of light, and stirreth up the children of men unto secret combinations of murder and all manner of secret works of darkness.
3. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 123:10
4. Perhaps begin with these and follow where the POWER, money, and the trails of blood lead:
Trello Bd at https://trello.com/b/RMx1r5dG/hillarys-hamlettruth-leaks-hcs-leakershackers-henchmenseries-54-350-awan-spy-ring
Trello Bd at https://trello.com/b/4jnnJKaR
George Webb at https://www.youtube.com/user/georgwebb
Crowdsource the Truth (Jason Goodman) at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Cl9QaRtuW9CNjP7pP4BBQ
NewsBud at https://www.youtube.com/user/boilingfrogspost
Judicial Watch at https://www.youtube.com/user/JudicialWatch
Our Hidden History at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbfzszfxZr4qmeZjZ_3R_Pw
End Times News Report at https://www.youtube.com/user/prepare333
The Solari Report at https://www.youtube.com/user/thesolarireport
▪ The writings and interviews of Peter Dale Scott, Doug Valentine, Sharyl Attkisson, David Talbot, Charles Ortel, Jerome Corsi, Catherine Austin Fitts, and hundreds of others.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Everyone Gets What He Deserves??

(Jedem das Seine = literally, "to each his own" |  figuratively "everyone gets what he deserves")

Main camp gate at Buchenwald
For photo attribution see * below
This German proverb was written over the main gate of the Buchenwald concentration camp.1

The words “Everyone gets what he deserves” may sound just and true, but let us take a brief stroll through scripture and history. Remember Abel? Isaiah? Jeremiah? Zacharias? John the Baptist? Jesus? Stephen? Peter, James, John, colleagues, & converts? Abinadi?2 the believers at Ammonihah?3 the Anti-Nephi-Lehies?4 the thousands of other Christian martyrs like John Huss, William Tyndale, et al.?5 the falsely accused and convicted? the numerous genocide victims of the ages? the millions of abused and trafficked children of this 21st Century?6 & on and on?

YET, this proverb — Everyone gets what he deserves — seems to have become the thesis and mantra of the “Right —  a “Right” that seeing, cannot yet see how its preferred economic system favors / encourages / rewards the psychopathic.7

Remember the phrase and professor of “You can buy anything in this world for money”? Could it be the same worldly professor of “Everyone gets what he deserves”? Could it be the same ground dweller who put these ideas into the mind and mouth of Korihor?
... that there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man fared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according to his strength; and whatsoever a man did was no crime;8
the same inspiration for Cain?
Truly I am Mahan, the master of this great secret, that I may murder and get gain.9
Do we really think that competitive, natural men and women10 — those pursuers and protectors of power and gain in this world — have any just concept of who deserves what and when? Is this really a proverb that has been co-opted to justify “conservative” opinions about the undeserving poor, needy, downtrodden, and weak of this world? a proverb, that with honest study, can be seen to counter most of what the Savior said about the poor, the needy, AND the rich?11

Whether conservatives are willing to admit it or not, this proverb expresses a core tenant of their “faith” in free markets, capitalism, and Randian “objectivism.”12 BUT, what if this proverb, in reality, is a distortion of a higher reality? What if this proverb is a celestial construct torqued into a telestial sphere where natural men earn and / or administer “just deserts” according to the dictates of their own vain imaginations?

What if this proverb is only true in the hereafter for the unrepentant? Consider:
the meaning of the word restoration is to bring back again evil for evil, or carnal for carnal, or devilish for devilish—good for that which is good; righteous for that which is righteous; just for that which is just; merciful for that which is merciful. Therefore, my [children], see that you are merciful unto your brethren; deal justly, judge righteously, and do good continually; and if ye do all these things then shall ye receive your reward; yea, ye shall have mercy restored unto you again; ye shall have justice restored unto you again; ye shall have a righteous judgment restored unto you again; and ye shall have good rewarded unto you again. For that which ye do send out shall return unto you again, and be restored; therefore, the word restoration more fully condemneth the sinner, and justifieth him not at all.13
As for the repentant: Who of us can say we deserve what we shall be given through the mercy and grace of Jesus Christ? — the Master of gifts and giving.
20 I say unto you, my brethren, that if you should render all the thanks and praise which your whole soul has power to possess, to that God who has created you, and has kept and preserved you, and has caused that ye should rejoice, and has granted that ye should live in peace one with another—
21 I say unto you that if ye should serve him who has created you from the beginning, and is preserving you from day to day, by lending you breath, that ye may live and move and do according to your own will, and even supporting you from one moment to another—I say, if ye should serve him with all your whole souls yet ye would be unprofitable servants.
22 And behold, all that he requires of you is to keep his commandments; and he has promised you that if ye would keep his commandments ye should prosper in the land; and he never doth vary from that which he hath said; therefore, if ye do keep his commandments he doth bless you and prosper you.
23 And now, in the first place, he hath created you, and granted unto you your lives, for which ye are indebted unto him.
24 And secondly, he doth require that ye should do as he hath commanded you; for which if ye do, he doth immediately bless you; and therefore he hath paid you. And ye are still indebted unto him, and are, and will be, forever and ever; therefore, of what have ye to boast?
25 And now I ask, can ye say aught of yourselves? I answer you, Nay. Ye cannot say that ye are even as much as the dust of the earth; yet ye were created of the dust of the earth; but behold, it belongeth to him who created you.14
We have been warned more than once that “deserts” in this world are unlikely to conform to God's truth and justice?
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.15

Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.16

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.17

In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.18
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1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jedem_das_Seine
2. Book of Mormon | Mosiah 17:9-13 ~ Now Abinadi said unto him: I say unto you, I will not recall the words which I have spoken unto you concerning this people, for they are true; and that ye may know of their surety I have suffered myself that I have fallen into your hands. Yea, and I will suffer even until death, and I will not recall my words, and they shall stand as a testimony against you. And if ye slay me ye will shed innocent blood, and this shall also stand as a testimony against you at the last day. And now king Noah was about to release him, for he feared his word; for he feared that the judgments of God would come upon him. But the priests lifted up their voices against him, and began to accuse him, saying: He has reviled the king. Therefore the king was stirred up in anger against him, and he delivered him up that he might be slain. And it came to pass that they took him and bound him, and scourged his skin with faggots, yea, even unto death.
3Book of Mormon | Alma 14:8-10 ~ And they brought their wives and children together, and whosoever believed or had been taught to believe in the word of God they caused that they should be cast into the fire; and they also brought forth their records which contained the holy scriptures, and cast them into the fire also, that they might be burned and destroyed by fire. And it came to pass that they took Alma and Amulek, and carried them forth to the place of martyrdom, that they might witness the destruction of those who were consumed by fire. And when Amulek saw the pains of the women and children who were consuming in the fire, he also was pained; and he said unto Alma: How can we witness this awful scene?
4. Book of Mormon | Alma 24:21 ~ Now when the people [Anti-Nephi-Lehies] saw that they [the Lamanities] were coming against them they went out to meet them, and prostrated themselves before them to the earth, and began to call on the name of the Lord; and thus they were in this attitude when the Lamanites began to fall upon them, and began to slay them with the sword.
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Christian_martyrs
6. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/search/label/Abuse ;
    http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/Abuse
7. http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/Corporatism
8. Book of Mormon | Alma 30:17
9. Pearl of Great Price | Moses 5:31
10. Book of Mormon | Mosiah 3:19 ~ For the natural man is an enemy to God, and has been from the fall of Adam, and will be, forever and ever, unless he yields to the enticings of the Holy Spirit, and putteth off the natural man and becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord, and becometh as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father.
11. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2009/12/economics-of-jesus.html
      http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2012/05/list-deja-vu-goes-on-on.html
      http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2009/10/to-sick-and-afflicted.html
12. http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/AynRand
      http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/Corporatism
13. Book of Mormon | Alma 41:13-15
14. Book of Mormon | Mosiah 2:20-25
15. New Testament | 1 Peter 4:12-13
16. New Testament | 2 Timothy 3:12-13
17. New Testament | John 15:18-19
18. New Testament | John 16:33

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

To Be or Not to Be ... A “Paid” Clergy?

(Is the laborer worthy of his hire?*)

Most of the LDS take a certain pride in believing they belong to a church that has no paid clergy — at least on the grassroots level of ward and stake leadership. Alma's reply to Korihor's charge of “preaching for gain” is often used as the anchor for local church service without remuneration.1 But have we misunderstood God's position? What does the totality of scripture say? What did Joseph Smith observe? And how do we reconcile God's ancient practice with our present practice and beliefs?
2 And he shall bring it [the “meat offering”] to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar, to be an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD:
3 And the remnant of the meat offering shall be Aaron's and his sons': it is a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire. (Old Testament | Leviticus 2:2-3)

3 And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw.
4 The firstfruit also of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him.
5 For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever. (Old Testament | Deuteronomy 18:3-5; for extended text see 2)

11 And this is thine; the heave offering of their gift, with all the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I have given them unto thee [Aaron] , and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: every one that is clean in thy house shall eat of it.
12 All the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them which they shall offer unto the LORD, them have I given thee.
13 And whatsoever is first ripe in the land, which they shall bring unto the LORD, shall be thine; every one that is clean in thine house shall eat of it.
14 Every thing devoted in Israel shall be thine. (Old Testament | Numbers 18:11-14; for extended text see 3)

28 Thus ye also shall offer an heave offering unto the LORD of all your tithes, which ye receive of the children of Israel; and ye shall give thereof the LORD's heave offering to Aaron the priest.
29 Out of all your gifts ye shall offer every heave offering of the LORD, of all the best thereof, even the hallowed part thereof out of it.
30 Therefore thou shalt say unto them, When ye have heaved the best thereof from it, then it shall be counted unto the Levites as the increase of the threshingfloor, and as the increase of the winepress.
31 And ye shall eat it in every place, ye and your households: for it is your reward for your service in the tabernacle of the congregation. (Old Testament | Numbers 18:28-31)

27 And again Alma commanded that the people of the church should impart of their substance, every one according to that which he had; if he have more abundantly he should impart more abundantly; and of him that had but little, but little should be required; and to him that had not should be given.
28 And thus they should impart of their substance of their own free will and good desires towards God, and to those priests that stood in need, yea, and to every needy, naked soul.
29 And this he said unto them, having been commanded of God; and they did walk uprightly before God, imparting to one another both temporally and spiritually according to their needs and their wants. (Book of Mormon | Mosiah 18:27-29)

71 And the elders or high priests who are appointed to assist the bishop as counselors in all things, are to have their families supported out of the property which is consecrated to the bishop, for the good of the poor, and for other purposes, as before mentioned;
72 Or they are to receive a just remuneration for all their services, either a stewardship or otherwise, as may be thought best or decided by the counselors and bishop.
73 And the bishop, also, shall receive his support, or a just remuneration for all his services in the church. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 42:71-73)

12 And if ye desire the glories of the kingdom, appoint ye my servant Joseph Smith, Jun., and uphold him before me by the prayer of faith.
13 And again, I say unto you, that if ye desire the mysteries of the kingdom, provide for him food and raiment, and whatsoever thing he needeth to accomplish the work wherewith I have commanded him;
14 And if ye do it not he shall remain unto them that have received him, that I may reserve unto myself a pure people before me. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 43:12-14)

13 And again, let the bishop appoint a storehouse unto this church; and let all things both in money and in meat, which are more than is needful for the wants of this people, be kept in the hands of the bishop.
14 And let him also reserve unto himself for his own wants, and for the wants of his family, as he shall be employed in doing this business. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 51:13-14)

12 He who is appointed to administer spiritual things, the same is worthy of his hire, even as those who are appointed to a stewardship to administer in temporal things;
13 Yea, even more abundantly, which abundance is multiplied unto them through the manifestations of the Spirit.
14 Nevertheless, in your temporal things you shall be equal, and this not grudgingly, otherwise the abundance of the manifestations of the Spirit shall be withheld.
15 Now, this commandment I give unto my servants for their benefit while they remain, for a manifestation of my blessings upon their heads, and for a reward of their diligence and for their security;
16 For food and for raiment; for an inheritance; for houses and for lands, in whatsoever circumstances I, the Lord, shall place them, and whithersoever I, the Lord, shall send them. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 70:12-16)

19 And now, verily I say unto you, let every elder who shall give an account unto the bishop of the church in this part of the vineyard be recommended by the church or churches, in which he labors, that he may render himself and his accounts approved in all things.
20 And again, let my servants who are appointed as stewards over the literary concerns of my church have claim for assistance upon the bishop or bishops in all things— (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 72:19-20)

23 And again, thus saith the Lord unto you, O ye elders of my church, who have given your names that you might know his will concerning you—
24 Behold, I say unto you, that it is the duty of the church to assist in supporting the families of those, and also to support the families of those who are called and must needs be sent unto the world to proclaim the gospel unto the world.
25 Wherefore, I, the Lord, give unto you this commandment, that ye obtain places for your families, inasmuch as your brethren are willing to open their hearts.
26 And let all such as can obtain places for their families, and support of the church for them, not fail to go into the world, whether to the east or to the west, or to the north, or to the south. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 75:23-26)
Joseph Smith
The Seventy are not to attend the conferences of the Twelve unless they are called upon or requested to by the Twelve. The twelve and the Seventy have particularly to depend upon their Ministry for their support and that of their families, and they have a right by virtue of their offices to call upon the Church to assist them. (http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-and-discourse-2-may-1835-a/2#full-transcript: [TPJS: Section 2, p.75)

It is a very prevalent opinion that the [Old Testament] sacrifices which were offered were entirely consumed. This was not the case if you read Leviticus 2:2-3, you will observe that the priests took a part as a memorial and offered it up before the Lord, while the remainder was kept for the maintenance of the priests— (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, compiled by Joseph Fielding Smith, Deseret Book Company, Section 2, p. 75)

Thus we find that there has been frauds and secret abominations and evil works of darkness going on leading the minds of the weak and unwary into confusion and distraction, and palming it all the time upon the presidency while mean time the presidency were ignorant as well as innocent of these things, which were practicing in the church in their name and were attending to their own family concerns, weighed down with sorrow, in debt, in poverty, in hunger assaying to be fed yet finding themselves receiving deeds of charity but inadequate to their subsistence, and because they received those deeds they were envied and hated by those who professed to be their friends. (http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/letter-to-the-church-in-caldwell-county-missouri-16-december-1838/5#full-transcript; [TPJS, Section 3, p. 128].
In light of that and particularly this:
He who is appointed to administer spiritual things, the same is worthy of his hire, even as those who are appointed to a stewardship to administer in temporal things;
(Doctrine and Covenants 70:12, bold emphasis added)
do we need to rethink our practice and beliefs? Out of the tithes and offerings given to God by a grateful and obedient people, did God not re-gift a portion to His ministers for their “support and just remuneration” with the caution that they were to be equal in temporal things? Does the Doctrine and Covenants tithing section 1194 not designate that one of the tithing purposes is for “my holy priesthood”? So with all the above statements, should we be amenable to a “just remuneration” that honors “equal in temporal things”5 for all God's servants, not just those in high leadership? Are we more committed to capital projects and investment strategies than human needs in the way we designate tithing donations? Is God's statement “worthy of his hire” based on a gift / re-gift economy concept without the taint of measured entitlement as happened in the Parable of the Laborers?6

Did the High Council's eventual rejection (under pressure from the saints) of Joseph and Sidney's appeal for support in 1838 bring consequences upon the fledgling church? Was the failure of the early saints to obey Doctrine and Covenants | Section 43:12-14 (quoted above; given in February 1831) a turning point? Why did Joseph and Sidney even have to appeal for support in 1838 when the directives for support had been given years previous? Did Joseph and Sidney ask too much? Was their request a test for the saints? (Alas, many questions, and no sure answers.)

Perhaps one of the great challenges in a gift / re-gift economy is for God's servants (laborers in His vineyard)  to freely give of their time, talents, and energies without any notion of calculated entitlement or fairness test concerning a re-gift? Is that a prime feature of a Zion society — the ability (the attitude) to give and to receive without a calculator in mind or hand?
But the laborer in Zion shall labor for Zion; for if they labor for money they shall perish. (Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 26:31)
So, how do we break the Babylonian fixation on gain found amongst so many preachers and teachers, ancient and modern?
... and [they] preach up unto themselves their own wisdom and their own learning, that they may get gain ... (Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 26:20)

He commandeth that there shall be no priestcrafts; for, behold, priestcrafts are that men preach and set themselves up for a light unto the world, that they may get gain and praise of the world; but they seek not the welfare of Zion. (Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 26:29)
How do we avoid this pitfall? Could the answer be in moving to a gift / re-gift attitude and economy?

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* Old Testament | Jeremiah 22:13 ~ Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work;
New Testament | Luke 10:7 ~ And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 31:5 ~ Therefore, thrust in your sickle with all your soul, and your sins are forgiven you, and you shall be laden with sheaves upon your back, for the laborer is worthy of his hire. Wherefore, your family shall live.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 84:79, 89-90 ~ Behold, I send you out to prove the world, and the laborer is worthy of his hire. ... Whoso receiveth you receiveth me; and the same will feed you, and clothe you, and give you money. And he who feeds you, or clothes you, or gives you money, shall in nowise lose his reward.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 106:1–3 ~ IT is my will that my servant Warren A. Cowdery ... should preach my everlasting gospel, and lift up his voice and warn the people, not only in his own place, but in the adjoining counties; And devote his whole time to this high and holy calling, which I now give unto him, seeking diligently the kingdom of heaven and its righteousness, and all things necessary shall be added thereunto; for the laborer is worthy of his hire.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 124:121 ~ And again, verily I say unto you, let the quorum of the Nauvoo House have a just recompense of wages for all their labors which they do in building the Nauvoo House; and let their wages be as shall be agreed among themselves, as pertaining to the price thereof.

1. Book of Mormon | Alma 30:31-35 ~ And [Korihor] did rise up in great swelling words before Alma, and did revile against the priests and teachers, accusing them of leading away the people after the silly traditions of their fathers, for the sake of glutting on the labors of the people. Now Alma said unto him: Thou knowest that we do not glut ourselves upon the labors of this people; for behold I have labored even from the commencement of the reign of the judges until now, with mine own hands for my support, notwithstanding my many travels round about the land to declare the word of God unto my people. And notwithstanding the many labors which I have performed in the church, I have never received so much as even one senine for my labor; neither has any of my brethren, save it were in the judgment–seat; and then we have received only according to law for our time. And now, if we do not receive anything for our labors in the church, what doth it profit us to labor in the church save it were to declare the truth, that we may have rejoicings in the joy of our brethren? Then why sayest thou that we preach unto this people to get gain, when thou, of thyself, knowest that we receive no gain?
2. Old Testament | Deuteronomy 18:1-8 ~ THE priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance. Therefore shall they have no inheritance among their brethren: the LORD is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them. ¶ And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw. The firstfruit also of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him. For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever. ¶ And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind unto the place which the LORD shall choose; Then he shall minister in the name of the LORD his God, as all his brethren the Levites do, which stand there before the LORD. They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.
3. Old Testament | Numbers 18:8-20 ~ And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Behold, I also have given thee the charge of mine heave offerings of all the hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have I given them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by an ordinance for ever. This shall be thine of the most holy things, reserved from the fire: every oblation of theirs, every meat offering of theirs, and every sin offering of theirs, and every trespass offering of theirs, which they shall render unto me, shall be most holy for thee and for thy sons. In the most holy place shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee. And this is thine; the heave offering of their gift, with all the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I have given them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: every one that is clean in thy house shall eat of it. All the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them which they shall offer unto the LORD, them have I given thee. And whatsoever is first ripe in the land, which they shall bring unto the LORD, shall be thine; every one that is clean in thine house shall eat of it. Every thing devoted in Israel shall be thine. Every thing that openeth the matrix in all flesh, which they bring unto the LORD, whether it be of men or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou redeem. And those that are to be redeemed from a month old shalt thou redeem, according to thine estimation, for the money of five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, which is twenty gerahs. But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a goat, thou shalt not redeem; they are holy: thou shalt sprinkle their blood upon the altar, and shalt burn their fat for an offering made by fire, for a sweet savour unto the LORD. And the flesh of them shall be thine, as the wave breast and as the right shoulder are thine. All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it is a covenant of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee. ¶ And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any part among them: I am thy part and thine inheritance among the children of Israel.
4. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 119:1-7 ~VERILY, thus saith the Lord, I require all their surplus property to be put into the hands of the bishop of my church in Zion, For the building of mine house, and for the laying of the foundation of Zion and for the priesthood, and for the debts of the Presidency of my Church. And this shall be the beginning of the tithing of my people. And after that, those who have thus been tithed shall pay one–tenth of all their interest annually; and this shall be a standing law unto them forever, for my holy priesthood, saith the Lord. Verily I say unto you, it shall come to pass that all those who gather unto the land of Zion shall be tithed of their surplus properties, and shall observe this law, or they shall not be found worthy to abide among you. And I say unto you, if my people observe not this law, to keep it holy, and by this law sanctify the land of Zion unto me, that my statutes and my judgments may be kept thereon, that it may be most holy, behold, verily I say unto you, it shall not be a land of Zion unto you. And this shall be an ensample unto all the stakes of Zion. Even so. Amen.
5. (such as with a universal stipend without respect of persons?)
6. Note re Parable of the Laborers in New Testament | Matthew 20:1-16: Will not all laborers in God's vineyard, whether they serve their whole life or just days or hours after their conversion, receive of God's mercy and grace, if they endure to the end?

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Motive, Means, & Opportunity?


         If you disregard people's motives,
              it becomes much harder
               to foresee their actions.
                              (George Orwell1)

Is that our problem? Have we disregarded the motives of power- and gain-seekers and thus been unable / unwilling to foresee their actions? — to foresee unconscionable actions often shrouded in secrecy until they build so much hubris and control over nigh every aspect of people and society that they no longer care about secrecy?

Are we there yet? Have we allowed our latter-day Gadiantons2 vast means and opportunities to establish murderous combinations in the highest levels of government as in days-of-yore? Have not the prime motives of the natural man3 always been the pursuit and protection of power and gain? Is the 21st Century any different or has technology just augmented the extent and secrecy of means and opportunity?

Six years ago, a writer posted a scriptural overview of secret combinations,4 (please read there or here) observing that “Conspiracy, despite its overwhelming historical precedence, is often dismissed as non-existent or, at best, limited to small or foreign groups ....”

SO, it seems, we carry on:
» blind to the murderous, secret combinations that control nigh every aspect of our present governments?
» disbelieving / discounting the motives, means, and opportunities of people without conscience?
» believing the mainstream media (controlled by corrupted power) will give us the truth?
» being unsupportive of the courageous men and women who are striving against great odds to expose the realities?
» thinking there is security in the silence of religious authorities?5
Centuries ago, prophets wrote:
when ye shall see these things [“these murderous combinations ... which are built up to get power and gain”] come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up.6

And now behold, I say unto you, that the foundation of the destruction of this people is beginning to be laid by the unrighteousness of your lawyers and your judges.7
Let us take a look at some current (suppressed) realities being compiled on Trello at:
https://trello.com/b/RMx1r5dG/hillarys-hamlettruth-leaks-hcs-leakershackers-henchmenseries-54-350-awan-spy-ring

BACKGROUND:
▪ Using Trello to Map DynCorp Contracts and Abuses (Time 5:21) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44w4XpVPvbU
▪ Trello - Visual Research - TOC, Index, Search, Tags (Time 21:48) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkbXyzpEdSg
▪ Day 299.3 Trello Board All Set For Newspaper Masthead Screenshots (Time 6:03) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKNhDI9uVNc
▪ Day 300.1 Awan Investigation Trello Board an Instant Hit (Time 46:49) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDzzSiYHSwI&t=20s
▪ Day 307.2 Twitter to Trello (Time 34:49) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp8-8jiBfGo
Let us wake up to the motives, means, and opportunities that we have allowed (encouraged?) to proliferate for well over 1/2 century because we have not pursued full exposure and justice for the crimes, conspiracies, and frauds of the
» 9/11 “attack”
» Awan spy ring in Congress (operating for more than a decade!)
» Benghazi attack
» Brownstone Ops (to compromise / blackmail / control)
» CIA drug running / trafficking
» Clinton (et al. al. al.) foundations
» conspiracy assassinations of JFK, RFK, MLK, and hundreds of others: domestic & foreign
» depleted uranium weapons use & trafficking
» diplomatic shipping containers concealing weapons, drugs, stolen cars, etc.
» Dulles brothers
» foreign coups / regime changes
» Franklin Coverup
» Gulf of Tonkin “incident”
» human “guinea pig” experiments
» human trafficking
» Iran / Contra
» Kinsey sex “studies”
» MKUltra (and similar mind-kontrol programs)
» Operation Paperclip
» organ trafficking
» outsourcing illegalities to private groups and corporations
» pay-to-play schemes
» pedophile rings
» Pentagon's missing trillions
» Phoenix Programs
» rampant insider trading
» Savings and Loan scandal
» solar radiation management
» stock market crashes / manipulaions
» targeting of whistleblowers / truthtellers
» vaccine contaminations
» WDM in Iraq
» weapons for drugs
» weather manipulation and warfare
» & on and on (on both the Left AND the Right)8
(The internet is full of facts on each if we are prepared to see.)
So. if a person or group's motive is to pursue or protect power and gain at any cost9 (the greatest, most persistent déjà vu of history), what is to stop them today if “We the People” do not truthfully inform ourselves about motives, means, opportunities, and realities of power- and gain-seekers; and stand united for truth and justice?

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1. Source ID at https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/George_Orwell
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadianton_robbers
3. Book of Mormon | Mosiah 3:19 ~ For the natural man is an enemy to God, and has been from the fall of Adam, and will be, forever and ever, unless he yields to the enticings of the Holy Spirit, and putteth off the natural man and becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord, and becometh as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father.
Book of Mormon | Alma 30:17 ~ And many more such things did he [Korihor] say unto them, telling them that there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man fared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according to his strength; and whatsoever a man did was no crime.
4. http://www.mormonchronicle.com/waking-up-to-secret-combinations-an-lds-perspective-on-conspiracy/
5. See the comment section in footnote 4 above.
6. Full text: Book of Mormon | Ether 8:18-25 ~ And it came to pass that they formed a secret combination, even as they of old; which combination is most abominable and wicked above all, in the sight of God;
  19 For the Lord worketh not in secret combinations, neither doth he will that man should shed blood, but in all things hath forbidden it, from the beginning of man.
  20 And now I, Moroni, do not write the manner of their oaths and combinations, for it hath been made known unto me that they are had among all people, and they are had among the Lamanites.
  21 And they have caused the destruction of this people of whom I am now speaking, and also the destruction of the people of Nephi.
  22 And whatsoever nation shall uphold such secret combinations, to get power and gain, until they shall spread over the nation, behold, they shall be destroyed; for the Lord will not suffer that the blood of his saints, which shall be shed by them, shall always cry unto him from the ground for vengeance upon them and yet he avenge them not.
  23 Wherefore, O ye Gentiles, it is wisdom in God that these things should be shown unto you, that thereby ye may repent of your sins, and suffer not that these murderous combinations shall get above you, which are built up to get power and gain—and the work, yea, even the work of destruction come upon you, yea, even the sword of the justice of the Eternal God shall fall upon you, to your overthrow and destruction if ye shall suffer these things to be.  [Bold emphasis added here and above.]
  24 Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up.
  25 For it cometh to pass that whoso buildeth it up seeketh to overthrow the freedom of all lands, nations, and countries; and it bringeth to pass the destruction of all people, for it is built up by the devil, who is the father of all lies; even that same liar who beguiled our first parents, yea, even that same liar who hath caused man to commit murder from the beginning; who hath hardened the hearts of men that they have murdered the prophets, and stoned them, and cast them out from the beginning.
7. Full text: Book of Mormon | Alma 10:24-32 ~ And now it came to pass that the people were more angry with Amulek, and they cried out, saying: This man doth revile against our laws which are just, and our wise lawyers whom we have selected.
  25 But Amulek stretched forth his hand, and cried the mightier unto them, saying: O ye wicked and perverse generation, why hath Satan got such great hold upon your hearts? Why will ye yield yourselves unto him that he may have power over you, to blind your eyes, that ye will not understand the words which are spoken, according to their truth?
  26 For behold, have I testified against your law? Ye do not understand; ye say that I have spoken against your law; but I have not, but I have spoken in favor of your law, to your condemnation.
  27 And now behold, I say unto you, that the foundation of the destruction of this people is beginning to be laid by the unrighteousness of your lawyers and your judges.
  28 And now it came to pass that when Amulek had spoken these words the people cried out against him, saying: Now we know that this man is a child of the devil, for he hath lied unto us; for he hath spoken against our law. And now he says that he has not spoken against it.
  29 And again, he has reviled against our lawyers, and our judges.
  30 And it came to pass that the lawyers put it into their hearts that they should remember these things against him.
  31 And there was one among them whose name was Zeezrom. Now he was the foremost to accuse Amulek and Alma, he being one of the most expert among them, having much business to do among the people.
32 Now the object of these lawyers was to get gain; and they got gain according to their employ.
8. See many Déjà Vu Times & Déjà Vu Times II posts that deal with these issues.
9. http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2016/08/imagine.html

Thursday, August 17, 2017

CONflation?


Have you ever noticed:
▪ how so many people conduct tirades against socialism / communism1 all the while describing the crimes of corrupted banking cartels and corporations — those kingpins (twin pillars) of capitalism — and then finish up their tirade by shaking their fists at those ______ socialists without ever recognizing the untenable conflation?

▪ how most Christians seem strangely nonchalant about Babylon as the great nemesis of Zion (vis-à-vis socialism / communism) and how the descriptions of Babylon1 do not remotely describe socialism / communism?

▪ how susceptible many of us are to believing (hook, line, and sinker) the propaganda and outright lies of corporate power and money establishments — those prime beneficiaries of capitalist and fascist systems?

▪ how most Christians seem to think that God's economy is CAPITALISM and “FREE” markets, writ large, whereas scripture and prophecy describe God's economy2 as a gift economy where equity plays a leading role? E.g.:
That you may be equal in the bonds of heavenly things, yea, and earthly things also, for the obtaining of heavenly things. For if ye are not equal in earthly things ye cannot be equal in obtaining heavenly things; For if you will that I give unto you a place in the celestial world, you must prepare yourselves by doing the things which I have commanded you and required of you. (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 78:5-7)
▪ how many Christians seem to think that competition brings out the best in mankind and accounts for major advancements without ever pondering where our world would be if we had lived a philosophy of cooperation, of freely sharing gifts and ideas, of loving our neighbor as ourself?

▪ how much crime, corruption, mayhem, and murder has been justified by “democracy lovers” in the “American” fight against those ______ socialists / communists? (Read David Talbot's The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government.3)

▪ how the devil, as the primeval psychopath, has always:
» concealed his most dangerous and evil agendas behind facades and lesser enemies?
» used patsies to take the heat for accidental exposure?
» spun money to confuse, distract, corrupt, obfuscate, etc., etc., etc.?
» lied, lied, lied about everything to gain advantage or disrupt God's plan?
» always pointed the finger of blame at God4 and others?
» used promises of power and gain to seduce gullible men and women?
» stirred up contention, division, and war for power and massive profit?
» appealed to the worst in the natural man?
▪ how little we
» think for ourselves?
» support whistle-blowers and witnesses of “capital” crimes?5
» recognize of the innumerable deceptions6 the devil employs?
» understand Babylon as s/he was, is, and really will be?
» heed the dire warnings about secret combinations and conspiracies of those pursuing or protecting power and gain? etc.
▪ how unprepared we seem to speak up and act out against uncomfortable truths about favored leaders? substitute saviors? national agencies? false patriotism? our beloved economic system?

▪ how resistant to setting aside our political, racial, cultural, economic, social, and religious differences in support and defense of a remarkable Constitution?7

▪ how slow to join in a unified work to cleanse the ubiquitous (déjà vu) Gadiantons8 of these last days?
Would Jeremiah repeat himself in our day if he took up the task of trying to open our eyes to our most dangerous enemy?
Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not: (Old Testament | Jeremiah 5:21)
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1. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2014/12/deception-inc.html . NOTE: It is this author's view that economic systems of the world promote evil in their own corrupted ways; and that the conjoining of socialism and communism may also be a distorting conflation.
2. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2014/06/gods-economy-is-it-possible.html ; http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2013/12/gods-economy-christmas-perspective.html
3. See http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2017/08/swamp-dwellers.html
4. As displayed by the devil's disciple, Cain:  http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2014/12/the-pity-ploy.html
5. http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2015/10/capital-punishment.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2016/08/inevitable.html ;  http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2015/10/patsies.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2015/05/mayday-mayday-mayday.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2014/09/free-of-all-some.html ; or the entire corporatism label at http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/search/label/Corporatism ; see also: http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2017/05/an-hypocritical-nation.html ; http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2014/11/blinding-paradigms.html
6. http://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.ca/2016/10/know-thine-enemy.html
7. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 98:4-10 ~ And now, verily I say unto you concerning the laws of the land, it is my will that my people should observe to do all things whatsoever I command them. And that law of the land which is constitutional, supporting that principle of freedom in maintaining rights and privileges, belongs to all mankind, and is justifiable before me. Therefore, I, the Lord, justify you, and your brethren of my church, in befriending that law which is the constitutional law of the land; And as pertaining to law of man, whatsoever is more or less than this, cometh of evil. I, the Lord God, make you free, therefore ye are free indeed; and the law also maketh you free. Nevertheless, when the wicked rule the people mourn. Wherefore, honest men and wise men should be sought for diligently, and good men and wise men ye should observe to uphold; otherwise whatsoever is less than these cometh of evil. (Bold emphasis added.)
8. http://dejavu-times.blogspot.ca/2017/02/are-we-ready-yet.html (See footnote 2 therein or Google Gadianton.)

 
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