LIFE, LIBERTY and LOCKDOWN – A plea for common sense

In the commendable aspiration of achieving ‘Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness’ it would seem obvious to most of us that LIFE must be the first priority since without it the other two cannot exist.

In the current pandemic all nations are struggling to prioritise the health of citizens in the current precarious economic situation. Many American voices are loudly raised in protest at the perception of an infringement of individual rights….the right not to wear a mask or to accept social restrictions. The consequence is increased polarization at a time when national unity is critical to controlling global spread. The number of new reported cases of corona-19 worldwide is increasing faster than ever with more than 100,000 reported each day.  Despite more than a quarter of all known deaths having occurred in the US, there is widespread opposition to even the most basic precautions.

IN ONE WEEK THOSE INTENT ON IMPOSING DICTATORIAL REGIMES PROVIDED A STARK REMINDER OF THE REALITY AND SPEED WITH WHICH STATE OPPRESSION CAN BE IMPOSED WHEN SO CALLED GUARDIANS OF DEMOCRACY ARE DISTRACTED BY THEIR OWN SUPERFICIAL SQUABBLES.

Beijing grasped the opportunity to overturn the fundamentals of the post colonial deal made with the UK to hand over Hong Kong to China.The agreement to preserve Hong Kong autonomy for fifty years is exposed as a hollow lie. An  offer of  UK immigration to 3 million Hong Kong residents, met with a warning against outside interference from Bejing and a reminder that “all Chinese compatriots residing in Hong Kong are Chinese nationals.”

In the same week Israel announced the imminent annexation of a third of the illegally occupied West Bank including parts of the Jordan Valley. Annexation would prevent Palestinians from accessing their own agricultural land and water resources in the fertile Jordan Valley – known as the “bread basket” for Palestinians. The plan could destroy farmers’ export businesses and deprive them of their source of income. Once again the international community including the UN and EU, stood by wringing their hands as America gave tacit approval to the latest Israeli infingement of international law.The head of the PA and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced the termination of all of its agreements with Israel and the United States as Israel takes what many believe  to be the final step towards the demolition of the threadbare Peace Plan.

The catastrophic effect of the Covid virus on the world economy appears likely to follow a course not experienced in modern history for pandemics affect more than global health. COVID-19 is producing a huge, unplanned economic contraction estimated at $12 trillion. China’s rise as a military superpower was rapid, one that even the United States would not wish to confront. China provides a significant portion of the world’s supply chain, causing some to question the wisdom of dependence on Chinese production. Previously economists have been reassured by China’s major dollar reserves, today China’s banking system is especially vulnerable with massive internal and external debt now a major concern. Financial instability has long fuelled international conflict and war, providing an advantage to those unprepared.

GIVEN THE ALL TOO APPARENT CONSEQUENCE OF MANKINDS’ DYSFUNCTIONAL  INTERACTION WE WOULD DO WELL TO APPRAISE OURSELVES OF ALL AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE IN THE HOPE OF AVOIDING CATACLYSM.

Astronomy  is a natural science which uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry to study celestial objects and phenomena. Astrology is the ancient study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies and their influence on human affairs and the natural world. Astrology is not predictive but indicates potential and is therefore an invaluable aid in warning of future events.

A SOLSTICE SOLAR ECLIPSE OCCURS WHEN THE EARTH, MOON AND SUN PERFECTLY ALIGN, AS OCCURRED ON JUNE 21st 2020.

Solstice is an astronomical event marking the longest and shortest days of the year, the two moments in the year when the Sun’s apparent path is farthest north or south Earth’s Equator. The Solstice Solar Eclipse is a rare event occurring every 82 years as a cluster over 19 years. The next occurs in 2038, followed by a further one in 2058, this will be the last one to be viewed by anyone now living as no further Solstice Solar Eclipses will occur for a further 200 years until 2242.

In astrological terms the chart for the recent Solstice Solar Eclipse  indicates the Cancerian planetary influence which rules home and families but also nations. This specific conjunct specifies ‘difficulties, restrictions, inhibitions, separations and illusions’ as mirrored in the Covid pandemic, with individuals ‘prone to misjudging their strength’,  a trait we hope will not be mirrored by world leaders.

A complex Lunar Eclipse pattern around this Solar Eclipse will also have some effects. The moon exerts its pull on the waters of the world and also on human behaviour, the physical body being composed of up to 60% water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79% with even the bones a watery: 31%. Dates to watch include:

5 July 2020  at 13 degrees Capricorn – Pivotal for the USA as the Full Moon falls exactly on the USA Cancer Sun in the natal chart of 1776 (Declaration of Independence).  Mars falls on the Ascendant of the Washington DC chart – square Mercury on IC. Heated debate and aggressive communications regarding national interests and the way forward are indicated.

16 July 2020 – at 24 degrees Capricorn/Cancer, Moon conjunct Saturn and Pluto with an explosive Mars energy pattern square Uranus, the chart suggests potential  for unrealistic expectations. Neptune in Jupiter is associated with illusions, exaggeration, inflated ideas, a fanatical, dogmatic picture. This conjunction affects America particularly, astrologers have noted correspondence with the 1776 chart highlighting current and past discord over the Confederate flag and unresolved differences.

America was founded upon a self appointed belief in ‘manifest destiny’ a double edged sword which must balance power with humility. Failure will result in a void to be filled by others, with an uncertain outcome.

 

 

 

HEART OF THE MATTER – Human/Pig..Monkey/Pig

A CHIMERA IS AN ORGANISM OR TISSUE WITH AT LEAST TWO SOURCES OF DNA. GENETIC MODIFICATION IS CREATING LABORATORY DESIGNED ANIMALS TO MEET HUMAN NEEDS

An international team of researchers has created embryos containing both human and monkey cells (July 2019) Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte of the Salk Institute in San Diego  is spearheading the project with scientists from his own lab and those from the Murcia Catholic University in Murcia, Spain. The purpose of the experiment is to use chimeras to investigate ways of using animals to grow human organs for transplants. The research was conducted in China “to avoid legal issues”,

Monkey-Pig: New Scientist reported the birth of two chimera piglets in December 2019. Tang Hai State Key Laboratory of Stem Cell and Reproductive Biology in Beijing conducts research into the growth of human organs in animals for human transplantation. The piglets had been  injected with genetically modified monkey cells five days after embryo fertilization.  The piglets died but were found to have DNA from macaque monkeys in their heart, liver, spleen, lung and skin. The scientists aim to repeat the experiments ‘to create healthy animals with a higher concentration of monkey DNA, eventually reproducing a ‘pig’ with an organ containing only monkey DNA.’ The research paper, published in Protein and Cell, said the results brought the team “one step closer to producing tissue-specific functional cells and organs in a large animal model.” Continue reading

A STEP TOO FAR?

In the 1920s, Ilya Ivanovitch, a Soviet Biologist Professor of Zoology, developed a method of Artificial Insemination for livestock to improve horse breeding stock. The method allowed 1 stallion to inseminate up to 500 horses and became the basis of livestock breeding today. Inadvertently it also became the fore runner of IVF (Invitero Fertilization) Ivanovitch went on to cross breed species, the zhorse a combination of zebra-46 chromosomes and horse-64 chromosomes and created further animal Hybrids:

 

Cross bred animals included:

Zebra/donkey = Zonkey

Mouse/Guinea pig – Muinea pig

Rat/Mouse – Rouse

Antelope/Cow – Zubron

 

HE  WENT ON TO CONDUCT RESEARCH INTO IMPREGNATING APES WITH HUMAN SPERM, SUPPORTED BY SOME OF THE MOST RESPECTED SCIENTISTS OF THE DAY. Continue reading

TRUST ME I’M A DOCTOR

AS THE PANDEMIC GREW WE HAVE BEEN CONSTANTLY TOLD TO TRUST THE SCIENCE WITH THE VOICE OF DR ANTHONY FAUCI  OFTEN PROVIDING WELCOME  REASSURANCE – CONFIRMATION OR DENIAL OF RECENT DISTURBING REPORTS ARE NEEDED TO KNOW THAT OUR TRUST IS NOT MISPLACED.

Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) is responsible for viral research programmes and an estimated $5.9 billion budget for the fiscal year 2020. Citizens are normally reluctant to peer too closely into the shadowy world of biogenetic engineering however the pandemic and ensuing panic forced us to enquire into a possible cause.  In the clamour for a vaccine we are forced to address unpalatable facts. Becoming strangely  familiar  with terms such as ‘chimera’ (meaning ‘parts of different origins’) we learn that biotechnology involves combining cells of different species e.g. human/mouse, human/dog or human/chimpanzee to create chimeric genes or antibodies from which to develop a vaccine. At which point we either justify the need or choose to look the other way. Continue reading

BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT – Correcting the Carbon Dating of the Turin Shroud

 

THIRTY TWO YEARS AFTER RADIO CARBON DATING MISTAKENLY PRONOUNCED  THAT THE SHROUD OF TURIN WAS OF MEDIEVAL ORIGIN, TECHNOLOGY HAS ADVANCED ACROSS MULTIPLE SPECIALIST AREAS, PROVIDING AN EVIDENTIAL ARCHIVE OF AUTHENTICITY WHICH EXPERTS AGREE IS BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT.

For many the most unexpected and poignant evidence comes from botanists who  identified microscopic pollen grains retrieved from the threads of the Shroud.  Botanic samples  proved to be native to France, the Mediterranean area and Israel, compatible with the narrative of the Shroud having been brought from Palestine to Europe by Knights Templar after the Crusades.

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GEOMETRY OF DIVINITY

AS MANY PONDER AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE WE MIGHT REGAIN A SENSE OF PERSPECTIVE BY PAUSING TO REFLECT UPON THE WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE AND OUR TRUE PLACE IN AN INFINITE ORDERED UNIVERSE.

Sacred Geometry is an ancient science, it seeks to understand how the universe organises and unifies all things precisely. It is not difficult to see an indication of purpose and intention within the Grand Design. Every natural pattern of growth or movement manifests within one or more geometric shapes, the building blocks of Creation. Throughout time spiritual movements have used sacred geometry as symbolic representation to describe their  aspirations. Two overlapping circles create an almond shape in the centre, referred to as the Vesica Pisces, the womb of Creation.

The circles can also represent the trinity of body, mind and spirit and the Ascension of the Soul. The ‘fish’ symbol adopted by the early Christians is derived from the Vesica Pisces, the tail  incorporating the upper and lower circles as a path of choice. Continue reading

LOVE IS THE KEY

SEPARATION IN THE LAST DAYS – LOVE IS THE KEY

Among the many difficulties experienced during the Covid-19 outbreak, social distancing has perhaps brought the greatest pain to those facing the ultimate challenge of losing a loved one. Whatever our beliefs we would all hope to have a hand to hold when it comes to the final separation. At this poignant time when all is stripped away, much can be achieved; priorities can change and  past misunderstandings, disagreements or estrangements often dissolve. It is therefore heartrending to think that such opportunities may be lost due to separation and a relief to remember that even in a deeply unconscious state your loved one retains awareness of the love you have shared and continue to share. As research has shown, consciousness is not limited to the body or defined by distance, so it’s good to remember that we are still able to connect through thoughts and prayers even when circumstances prevent us being present at the bedside. 

A BELIEF IN THE SOUL, THAT OUR ORIGIN IS SPIRIT, HELPS US TO ACCEPT LIFE AS ONE PART OF AN ETERNAL JOURNEY. THE SOUL IS THE UNIQUE RECOGNISABLE IDENTITY WHICH SURVIVES THE DEATH OF THE BODY. THOSE OF US PRIVILEGED TO HAVE SHARED THE LAST MOMENTS WITH A LOVED ONE  AS THEY RECOGNISED A NEW REALITY ARE FOREVER CHANGED. Continue reading

BRIGHT SHINY OBJECTS DIVERTING VIRUS ATTENTION

AVOIDING UNPLEASANT TRUTHS WILL NOT MAKE THEM GO AWAY – IT INCREASES RISK AND VULNERABILITY.  INFORMATION IS POWER – USE IT TO DEFEAT THE VIRUS.

As the political wrangling and blame game successfully diverts our gaze from the potential health risks facing the public, Covid-19 continues mutating, creating unexpected complex conditions to puzzle molecular biologists and virologists.

Initially thought to be a pathogen that primarily attacks the lungs, the virus is in fact more complex and more deadly, with a potential to affect nearly every major organ system in the body, posing a much more significant threat. Taking positive action is therefore critical in safeguarding health. Common sense precautions allow a pause to reflect and take appropriate  and timely steps. Don’t wait for the government to do it for you. Continue reading

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY Let the Truth be told

ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?

The right to be informed must be balanced by an obligation to respond. Rights are never granted unless claimed. 

On the 59th Anniversary of the late President John F Kennedy’s Address to The American Society of Newspaper Publishers….On the dangers of secrecy, concealment and censorship and the role of a free press in informing and educating the public.

President Kennedy’s Address to the American Society of Newspaper Editors

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Who to Bless and Who to Blame

A GROWING NUMBER OF CONCERNED VIROLOGISTS HAVE WARNED THAT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHERS GENETICALLY ENGINEERED THE COVID-19 VIRUS  FROM THE SARS VIRUS TO MAKE A BIOLOGICAL WEAPON.  IF TRUE THIS HAS MAJOR IMPLICATIONS FOR HOW TO MANAGE THE PANDEMIC.

Leading scientists believe Covid-19 is an engineered virus adapted over 30 years as part of a global bio weaponry programme through shared international research labs.  Bio-engineering does not necessarily indicate bio-weaponry, however engineered viruses can be used as a weapon. Offensive biological warfare, including mass production, stockpiling and use of biological weapons, was outlawed by the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (BWC).  Many countries, including signatories of the BWC, currently pursue bio weapons research under Defence initiatives which is not prohibited by the BWC. Biological warfare  is not limited to any one country, those currently suspected of having biological weapons programmes include: Canada, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Libya, North Korea, Russia, South Africa, Syria, the United Kingdom and the United States. Continue reading

EARTH DAY – Beyond Illusion

On a day when millions come together to promote awareness of the existential threat facing the population, even spiritual warriors must be willing to face unpalatable truths.

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PRISONER ASSANGE – A risk to who?

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION HAS WARNED PRISONS TO EXPECT ‘HUGE MORTALITY RATES’ UNLESS THEY ACT TO PREVENT THE DISEASE FROM INFILTRATING JAILS.

 Andrea Allbutt  head of  UK Prison Governors Association has said  that prisons are “facing unprecedented risk”. The UK Ministry of Justice have suspended all visits to prisons, with inmates confined to their cells in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Overcrowding and staff shortages mean Covid-19 could overwhelm the system,  the release of some prisoners would help prevent disorder, slow the spread of the virus and avoid further burdening the NHS.

JULIAN ASSANGE a non violent prisoner awaiting trial as a whistle blower, remains in Bellmarsh prison despite the risk to his already fragile mental and physical health. Following dismissal of the  previous bail application magistrate Vanessa Baraitser,  was rebuked by the International Bar Association for her decisions having entered the court carrying pre-written judgements before hearing oral argument. The Kangaroo Court continues Continue reading

CONTAMINATION: COMPLAIN OR COMPLY

GOVERNMENT WARNINGS REMIND POPULATIONS ACROSS THE WORLD TO CONTINUE TO REMAIN AT HOME EVEN AS EASTER SUNSHINE TEMPTS SOME TO LEAVE.  RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT AND SOCIAL CONTACT IS CURRENTLY THE ONLY MEASURE TO PROTECT AGAINST VIRAL CONTAMINATION.

Faced with whether to complain or comply with the enforced limitation, we might pause to remember the story of Eyam, a Saxon village in Derbyshire, England ,where seventeenth century villagers set the gold standard for personal sacrifice. Villagers in the Peak District National Park are currently outraged that a steady stream of visitors have ignored government warnings to stay at home to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Walkers saunter through the picturesque village, which is home to about 1,000 people, perhaps oblivious to its history as ‘the plague village’. Continue reading

EASTER – Science, Evidence and Faith

IT IS FOR EACH ONE OF US TO DECIDE WHAT TO BELIEVE  REGARDING THE LIFE OF JESUS. THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS PASSED DOWN TO US ARE A STARTING POINT FROM WHICH TO QUESTION.

In an increasingly secular and some might say selfish world it is perhaps surprising to note that 84% of the world’s population identifies with a religious group. The Christian faith remains the largest religion in the world, with 31.2% of the global population of 7.3 billion. ‘No religious affiliation’ (6%)  does not indicate atheism, many in this group have a strong sense of spirituality or belief in God, gods or guiding forces. Jesus Christ is revered by many who do not adhere to Christianity or practise an organised religion.

Science and religion are not  incompatible. A survey of 3,000 science, medical, technical, and engineering professionals in the UK, Germany and France, commissioned by the Scientific and Medical Network, found that 25% described themselves as atheists, with 45%, a majority defining themselves as ‘religious or spiritual’. Continue reading

EASTER STORY – ‘Could you not watch with me one hour?’

HONOURING THE LIFE OF JESUS AT EASTER

For those who know the story and for those who don’t.

THE LAST SUPPER

On the Thursday at the end of the week of celebrations to mark the Jewish Feast of Passover the disciples met with Jesus to celebrate the feast together. This commemorated a historical event in Jewish history, still celebrated today which marks the end of 400 years of captivity of the Israelites in Egypt (1446 BCE) when Moses their leader was commanded by God to instruct the pharaoh to “Let my people go”. When Pharaoh refused, twelve consecutive plagues resulted, culminating in the death of the eldest son of each Egyptian family. Tradition holds that the Angel of Death ‘Passed over’ the houses of the Israelites and Pharaoh freed them.

As Jesus and the disciples ate a supper together he shocked the disciples by indicating that he would soon leave them. This became their ‘last supper’.

He broke the bread and said: “This is my body broken for you, eat in remembrance of me.” He gave them wine to drink saying: “This is my blood, drink in remembrance of me.”  This later became the sacred ritual performed by his followers in his memory, referred to today as taking Communion, as he asked.  Jesus talked to them of what was to come saying: “This night one of you will betray me,”  but they did not understand. Judas Iscariot one of the disciples, slipped away to meet with the High Priest, having arranged to betray Jesus to the authorities. Continue reading

EASTER WELCOME

EASTER  2020

IN THIS TIME OF EXCEPTIONAL CHALLENGE,

EASTER REMINDS US OF THE PROMISE OF HOPE AND RENEWAL

Easter is a time of celebration for all of us, the focus is different for different people.  For some it means Easter Eggs and holidays, for others, a time of celebration, acknowledging natural cycles and seasonal rituals. For Christians it is the most sacred part of the calendar, a time of renewal of faith through remembrance of the traditional story of the Trial and Resurrection of Jesus.

For millions of others who do not profess the Christian faith but have revered Jesus and his teaching it is an opportunity to honour his life and example as a foundation for living.

Whatever our beliefs the season brings a sense of hope and renewal.

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COVID-19 – MAINTAINING MENTAL HEALTH

It has long been acknowledged that emotions play a major part in maintaining health.  Today, the focus on mental health is greater than ever before, with an acknowledgement of the role stress plays. The current global pandemic is creating fear and panic due to the accelerating speed of what seems beyond our control. It is therefore vital to understand the body’s response to stress which weakens the immune system, our defence against the virus.

RESEARCH SHOWS HOW THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS AFFECT OUR HEALTH

The late Candace Pert, a neuro scientist, demonstrated that brain chemistry is regulated by thoughts and emotions via neuro transmitters, brain chemicals called peptides which carry an electrical charge. Bruce Lipton, a molecular cell biologist, discovered that cells respond to environment and can therefore be influenced by positive thought processes. His groundbreaking research demonstrates that DNA is not the primary influence in cell biology as previously believed. This research demonstrates how electrochemical messages are passed between brain cells, then carried by neurological pathways to every cell of the body.  Each cell membrane is covered in receptors which allow chemical transmission. Cells are programmed to respond to signals from the brain by opening receptors appropriately, to be bathed in a nourishing chemical cascade. Where pathogens e.g. a virus, is detected, the receptors close off to limit transmission. Cells do not determine whether a threat is real or not, they simply react. Continue reading

ASSANGE – DEMISE OF BRITISH JUSTICE

BAIL APPLICATION FOR JULIAN ASSANGE REFUSED

Several hearings ago, Magistrate Baraitser had already stated, before any had been made, that she would not grant bail.  Doctors for Assange are gravely concerned for the publisher’s health, with increasing risk from the current pandemic. The government  is actively considering releasing some prisoners to reduce prison populations because of COVID-19. As a non-violent remand prisoner, today’s application argued that Assange’s health is seriously deteriorating putting him at extreme danger from COVID-19 and that prison conditions make it impossible to avoid infection. Assange’s legal team were informed  that some 100 Belmarsh Prison staff members were home “sick” from the novel coronavirus, however British Magistrate Court Judge Vanessa Baraitser contended that COVID-19 was not an issue in the facility. Continue reading

COVID AND OUR BETTER ANGELS

25/3/20

AS WORLD LEADERS COMPARE THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC TO THOSE FACED BY OUR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS IN WW2  WE ARE LEFT TO WONDER HOW WE WILL MATCH UP TO THEIR COURAGE AND SELFLESSNESS.

The most that is being demanded of us is to remain in our houses except for essential shopping, medical needs or the care of family and friends.  Yet for many it seems, this is too big an ask. Perhaps this is a timely moment especially for the younger generation, to remind ourselves of the sacrifices others made to ensure that we would have the freedom which many believe is a right rather than a privilege and a responsibility.

With the outbreak of WW2 in 1939,  rationing began, first petrol then food was severely rationed. Everyone was issued with a ration book  to register at chosen shops. Shopkeepers were given only enough food for registered customers and housewives had to find inventive ways to make meals appetising. Rationing led to black markets. with additional non-rationed supplies ‘under the counter’, for those who could afford it. This was a lucrative industry with a maximum five-year jail sentence. Certain foods were unobtainable, many children had never seen a banana and their sweets were rationed until the end of rationing  in 1953. Continue reading

CORONA VIRUS – POWER UP – Activate your Immune Defence System

DEFEATING THE VIRUS BY UNDERSTANDING HOW IT WORKS

Viruses are infectious agents, there are many different kinds, not all are harmful. Viruses are not alive – they are simply a genetic code which carry their own DNA. Viruses are not predators but take advantage of opportunities to invade cells, they  are dormant unless activated. Strengthening our immune system and maintaining a positive outlook is therefore our best defence.

The  definition of a virus is ‘a microscopic particle that can infect the cells of a biological organism using energy for growth and development.’ Viruses cannot reproduce on their own, they  require a host in order to multiply, replicating themselves in the living cells of birds, mammals, plants. They  consist of genetic material contained within a protective protein coat and have a termed life span. CORONA VIRUSES are single-stranded RNA viruses, Corona is Latin for halo, the virus is named for the characteristic ‘fringe’ of rounded or petal shaped projections studding their envelope. This virus family can cause a variety of illnesses including respiratory infections which include SARS-gov-2  (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ) and MERS-CoV  (Middle East respiratory syndrome). Viruses are responsible for one third of common colds, seasonal flu is a result of several possible strains.

                                               COVID-19  IS NOT FLU 

Co (Corona) VID (viral disease) 19  is the year the virus was identified. It is one specific viral strain not yet identified, the reason we have no immunityHighly infectious, in the worst cases it is deadly. Continue reading

CORONA VIRUS – CAUSE AND CONSEQUENCE

CORONA VIRUSES ARE ZOOTIC DISEASES, MEANING THEY JUMP FROM ANIMALS TO HUMANS. SCIENTISTS HAVE STATED THAT THE LATEST STRAIN OF CORONA VIRUS, COVID -19 MUTATED TO INFECT PEOPLE THROUGH ANIMAL – HUMAN CONTACT.

The Wuhan Institute of Virology in China has a laboratory at the highest security level—Biosafety level 4.  Its researchers study coronaviruses from bats, including the one that is closest to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  (The SARS coronavirus – SARS-CoV  identified in 2003 was believed to be an animal virus originating in bats, which spread to other animals (civet cats). It was first stated  that human spread occurred when contaminated civet cats were eaten in the Guangdong province of southern China in 2002.This has been disputed.

THE SARS VIRUS WHICH INFECTED 8,096 PEOPLE AND KILLED 774 BETWEEN 2002 AND 2004 HAD ESCAPED MULTIPLE TIMES FROM A RESEARCH LAB IN BEJING.

After the  laboratory leak incident of SARS in 2004, the former Ministry of Health of China initiated the construction of Bio safety  laboratories for high-level pathogens such as SARS coronavirus, and  pandemic influenza virus. The Wuhan Institute of Virology lab opened in 2015. Researchers working in the lab must wear specialised Hazmat suits confined to ‘cabinet’ work spaces which confine viruses and  bacteria. Picture: Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Prior to the opening of the lab  scientists had published their concerns  in the scientific journal ‘Nature’  that one of the killer viruses could ‘escape’ and go on to infect members of the public. Continue reading

HOW THE ROYALS GET RICHER

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ROYAL?  THE DICTIONARY DEFINITION IS ‘RELATED TO A KING OR QUEEN’ DENOTING NOBILITY AND IMPLYING SERVICE. 

The most recent episodes of scandal and controversy resulting in the demotion of not one but two royal princes of the British monarchy provides an opportunity for reflection to consider the privilege and inequality inherent within an outmoded class system.

Under increasing public scrutiny moral and ethical standards are repeatedly revealed as flawed. Domestic scandals have long dogged the royal family but now US  lawyers representing victims of international sex trafficking by Jeffrey Epstein have  turned their attention to those who may have enabled his crimes. Prince Andrew has been notified of possible subpoena action due to his  ‘zero response’ to their requests for his cooperation in assisting with their enquiries.

TAX AVOIDANCE or TAX EVASION?

  • The Paradise Papers leaked in 2017 revealed the millions of dollars invested by the Queen and Prince Charles in off shore tax havens including Bermuda and The Cayman Islands

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UNDER THE CROWN – The Poverty Gap

1% OF THE POPULATION OWN HALF  OF THE LAND  IN THE UK

MINISTERS RECENTLY ADMITTED ENGLAND’S HOUSING MARKET WAS ‘BROKEN’ Home ownership in England has fallen to its lowest level for 30 years with almost half of all people in England aged 25 to 34 living in rented accommodation. Home ownership is out of reach for young people with many forced to remain with parents, the average age for first time buyers is now 32.  ‘The unemployment rate (the proportion of the economically active population who are unemployed) for 16-24 year olds was 11.2% in August-October 2019’  (House of Commons Library).  ”For 16-24 year olds, the basic rate of Unemployment Benefit is £57.90  ($75.62) a week, for those 25 and over, it’s £73.10  ($95.47) with reductions for any hours worked or for any pension. In 2013, the Department for Work and Pensions introduced the ‘Bedroom Tax’ setting a target to ‘encourage’ 30%  of tenants with an ‘extra’ bedroom, living in social housing, to move home by 2017.  Where a property has a 2nd bed room this is taxed, tenants have their Unemployment Benefit reduced by some £14 per week and by up to £25 for a third bedroom. No exemption is given for separated or divorced fathers  attempting to provide accommodation for their children.  

LAND OWNERSHIP  HAS ALWAYS CONFERRED WEALTH AND POWER, DICTATING PROPERTY OWNERSHIP.  Today, most of UK land remains in the hands of the descendants of the French nobles and soldiers who became the aristocracy after being gifted land  from 1066 by William the Conqueror, in return for service. Successive monarchs continued the practice of granting land in exchange for duties and today 70% of Britain’s land remains in the hands of 1% of the population, highlighting  an ever widening poverty gap. Continue reading

‘SUSSEX ROYAL’ – THE BURDEN OF WEALTH, POWER AND PRIVILEGE

Prince Harry, once the most admired member of the royal family has caused shock and dismay through his decision to ‘step back’ from the royal family and relocate to North America. Whatever the motives, questions arise as to the  way in which Harry and Meghan have conducted themselves, widely viewed as a lack of respect for the Queen and the monarchy itself. There is true affection for Harry and  sincere acknowledgement of the trauma caused by his mothers death at such an early age… who can forget him walking with his brother behind her coffin. Whatever the true cause, the total breakdown of the relationship between Harry and William is viewed as collateral damage arising from the marriage of Harry and Meghan. Continue reading

IRAN – A POCKET HISTORY FOR TRUMP

IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF?

1953 CIA SUPPORTED COUP IN IRAN:  The removal of Mossadegh  (the leftist Iranian Prime Minister in 1951) was, in my estimation, a tragic mistake on the part of the United States. We caused, in effect, the Khomeini revolution by doing that. But essentially, the seeds of that revolution were planted then, because we insulted the Iranians nationally, as a nation. So we interrupted the normal course of Iranian history… Iran would have gone its own way, and we would not have become the scapegoat, the great Satan, or whatever.      David Nalle, Director, Bi-National Center, Tehran, 1960-1963

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Evidence for December 25th as the birth date for Jesus

A title bestowed upon Jesus is ‘The Light of the World’,  the   supreme demonstration of the light in action as the ‘Son of God.’ We might perhaps expect the predestined birth of a World Saviour, or Messiah, to coincide with celestial cycles, the birth of Jesus at the winter Solstice and his death at the Spring Equinox occurred in accordance with the Law of Cycles. This is mirrored in  the pagan festivals aligned to solar and lunar cycles which honour the natural rhythms of earth, sea and sky.

The debate continues as to the actual year of birth for Jesus with scholars and historians placing this anywhere between 6 BC and 2 BC.  The traditional birth date of 25th December is dismissed by many on the basis that this was ‘borrowed’ from the existing Roman pagan celebration of the winter Solstice.  The festival of ‘Sol Invictus’ was introduced  by the emperor Aurelian in 274AD to honour his name which refers to the rising sun.   In 313AD Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity which spread across the empire. His successor Julian reverted to pagan beliefs and  formalized December 25th as ‘the birthday of the sun’  by which time this date was already acknowledged for the birth of Jesus.  It is not disputed that the Christian Church subsequently adopted and adapted pagan festivals as an effective means of converting the masses.  This does not invalidate the date but highlights the link between cosmic cycles and auspicious  events.  With a greater understanding  we can see how such synchronicity might come about naturally, rather than through manipulation as Continue reading

STAR OF BETHLEHEM – An Astrological Configuration

COSMIC ASTROLOGY – INTERRELATIONSHIP – THE HUMAN AND THE DIVINE.

The story of the three ‘wise men’ has captivated people for centuries but many have questioned how could the kings  who travelled  hundreds of miles ‘from the East’ have arrived within days of  the birth of Jesus. The Magi, or Mage, were Masters of the esoteric arts with a deep understanding of the celestial heavens and the significance of planetary configurations.  Astrology, as a cornerstone of the divine sciences had amassed a vast wealth of data throughout antiquity.  The birth of a Messiah or Saviour had long been foretold by the prophets and was awaited impatiently by the Jewish people,  An event of such magnitude as the birth of an Avatar, or World Teacher, would certainly have been expected to be heralded in the heavens. It would be reasonable to expect the unfolding of not one but a series of unusual planetary configurations. The Magi who had been scanning the heavens awaiting the sign that the birth of a king was imminent were alerted by a series of rare planetary conjunctions which combined to create the Star of Bethlehem. At this point they began their long journey to Palestine which would indeed take many months. Through their ability to read the astrological signs they were led by the Star of Bethlehem ensuring  that their arrival in the region coincided with the birth of Jesus. Continue reading

BEWARE THE WRATH OF THE PEOPLE

THE POLITICAL SPLIT NOW REPEATEDLY DEMONSTRATED IN ELECTION RESULTS, REFERENDUMS AND OPINION POLLS  IS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON, A FURTHER EXAMPLE OF THE DUALITY OF CONSCIOUSNESS  IN THE CURRENT TRANSITION TOWARDS UNITY OR CHAOS

A key committee of the United States House of Representatives on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of justice. A trial in the Senate will follow within days, if found guilty the president would be removed from office. The bipartisan split with Republicans holding the balance of power in the Senate,however, ensures that this vote will fail.

Interestingly both parties are quoting the intention of the Founding Fathers when framing the Constitution of the United States. Democrats focusing on the criteria for Impeachment while Republicans emphasise the principle that any Impeachment must not be bi-partisan. Whatever the outcome, either the 62,984,825 who voted Republican or the 65,853,516 who voted Democrat in the previous election wiill remain very angry.  However just, the removal of President Donald Trump will do little to quell that anger and may act as a trigger for the 63 million who voted for him in a manifestation of divisive energy as the expression of the Will of half of the people. Continue reading

WEALTH, PRIVILEGE AND PEDOPHILES

JEFFREY EPSTEIN:  A SMALL COG IN A VERY BIG WHEEL

Sexual perversion involves an insatiable hunger, exemplified by Jeffrey Epstein. Pedophiles have a propensity to share their experiences, resulting in a hierarchical system incorporating multiple webs of international affiliation enabled via the internet.  In the most extreme examples this feeds into the global trafficking of thousands of children and vulnerable young people. As facts related to the Epstein case emerge it is becoming apparent that his billionaire status was a front which hid his true role as a procurer for the rich and famous. His trafficking network was based on blackmail, designed to lure not only the girls and young women but the social elite who preyed upon them, Prince Andrew has been described by victims as ‘being used as bait’. There must now be legitimate concern about potential blackmail evidence emerging which would prove devastating for the monarchy. 

A VIRTUALLY IMPENETRABLE WEB OF DENIAL AND OBFUSCATION CAN ARISE WHEN A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY IS  IMPLICATED IN SCANDAL. WHILE NOT AVERSE TO INTERVENING TO AFFECT A PREFERRED OUTCOME, THEY ARE ADEPT AT EXEMPTING THEMSELVES FROM COMPLYING WITH THE LEGAL REQUIREMENT TO ASSIST POLICE INVESTIGATIONS. Continue reading

EPSTEIN – JUSTICE DENIED

IT IS A MEASURE OF THEIR EGO AND ARROGANCE AND A BELIEF THAT THEY ARE ABOVE THE LAW WHICH MAKES CURRENT DENIALS  RELATED TO SEX TRAFFICKING BY THE RICH AND FAMOUS, EGREGIOUS.

Sexual abuse of minors remains a universal social taboo, the effects are lifelong and often catastrophic, leaving victims powerless with families destroyed. Perpetrators skilfully target victims, deploying a panoply of grooming techniques to ensure their silence is maintained. Sexual abuse is universally the most under reported crime, it is almost impossible to secure a rape conviction.  In the United States the  FBI estimate that 31% of rape cases are reported to police. Of these  only 5.7% lead to arrests, 1.1% are referred to prosecutors with  0.7% convicted and 0.6% incarcerated. In England and Wales despite rape claims rising from 35,847 to 57,882 during the last four years, the number of people prosecuted has fallen to an all time low with only 3.3%  ending in a conviction. Where the perpetrators enjoy celebrity status, wealth and privilege the odds of prosecution are further diminished. Continue reading