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1711207/20141022a) October 22, 2014

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01:05 BST (British Summer Time),
‘Idal, 7th ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Justice, Words of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Arba’aa’, 28th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Fourth Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 AD

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Total 0.

 

1711206/20141021a) Documentary Important; Water Have Memory. October 20, 2014

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03:02 BST (British Summer Time),
Fidal, 6th ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Grace, Mercy of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Ath-Thallaathaa’, 27th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Third Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Tuesday, 21st October 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 4, United Kingdom 4, Total 8.

03:02. Yes, I am very inclined to believe in Emoto’s results, even without clear proof. I watched several times on You Tube a Russian documentary which seems no longer available, “Documentary Important: Water Have Memory” which though starting off seeming incredibly far-fetched, demonstrated allegedly by experiment the most fantastic qualities of water, especially “structured” water. Suffice it to say that a weak electrical field of a person praising and loving the qualities of a vessel of water can cause water molecules to clump together in spheres like geodesic domes, giving that water miraculous properties of healing, “holy water” perhaps, and far greater powers of being a cleansing agent or solvent. Letting water stand near an electrical field after coming out of a tap perhaps also allows the water to become “structuralised” after being made chaotic and unstructured in fast flowing water pipes with sharp corners, allegedly. So, I have 4 bottles of water always on the go, having been standing for at least 12 hours near this laptop, TV and electrical cables, before drinking it, including 2 pints every morning on waking at least 45 minutes BEFORE breakfast. And it seems to me that in Baha’i healing prayers, at least 50% of them seem to refer possibly to the potential healing powers of water. QED.

13:21. I am mostly water, i.e. 26 points out of 49, where water is a symbol of emotion. The other 3 elements come in at 17 for fire (inspiration), a measily 17 for air (intellect and sociability) and an appalling big fat zero for earth (down to earth practicality). And this “emotion” definitely have memory!

So, what “Prophets” or “Manifestations” are recognised as being from God? “All of them, except a few which are the outcome of human perversity, were ordained of God, and are a reflection of His Will and Purpose.” (Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 217). That is, Baha’u’llah, The Bab, Muhammad, Jesus, Buddha, Zoroaster, Moses, Krishna, Abraham, Noah, Kung-Fu tse, Lao-tse, and many, many more. I believe that every community has had its own “warner” as mentioned in the Qur’an, though I can’t find the verse at the moment.
“The holy Manifestations of God were sent down to make visible the oneness of humanity. For this did They endure unnumbered ills and tribulations, that a community from amongst mankind’s divergent peoples could gather within the shadow of the Word of God and live as one, and could, with delight and grace, demonstrate on earth the unity of humankind. Therefore must the desire of the friends be this, to bring together and unify all peoples, that all may receive a generous drink of this pure wine from this cup that is ‘tempered at the camphor fountain.’[1] Let them make the differing populations to be as one and induce the hostile and murderous kindreds of the earth to love one another instead. Let them loose from their shackles the captives of sensual desires and cause the excluded to become intimates of the mysteries. Let them give to the bereft a share of the blessings of these days; let them guide the portionless to inexhaustible treasure. This grace can come about through words and ways and deeds that are of the Unseen Kingdom but, lacking such, it can never be.” [1 Qur'án 76:5 ].
(Abdu’l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha, p. 278)
“The Prophets of God should be regarded as physicians whose task is to foster the well-being of the world and its peoples, that, through the spirit of oneness, they may heal the sickness of a divided humanity. To none is given the right to question their words or disparage their conduct, for they are the only ones who can claim to have understood the patient and to have correctly diagnosed its ailments. No man, however acute his perception, can ever hope to reach the heights which the wisdom and understanding of the Divine Physician have attained. Little wonder, then, if the treatment prescribed by the physician in this day should not be found to be identical with that which he prescribed before. How could it be otherwise when the ills affecting the sufferer necessitate at every stage of his sickness a special remedy? In like manner, every time the Prophets of God have illumined the world with the resplendent radiance of the Day Star of Divine knowledge, they have invariably summoned its peoples to embrace the light of God through such means as best befitted the exigencies of the age in which they appeared. They were thus able to scatter the darkness of ignorance, and to shed upon the world the glory of their own knowledge. It is towards the inmost essence of these Prophets, therefore, that the eye of every man of discernment must be directed, inasmuch as their one and only purpose hath always been to guide the erring, and give peace to the afflicted…. These are not days of prosperity and triumph. The whole of mankind is in the grip of manifold ills. Strive, therefore, to save its life through the wholesome medicine which the almighty hand of the unerring Physician hath prepared.”
(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 79).
71. “O thou beloved maidservant of God! Thy letter was received and its contents revealed the fact that the friends, in perfect energy and vitality are engaged in the propagation of the heavenly teachings. This news hath caused intense joy and gladness. For every era hath a spirit; the spirit of this illumined era lieth in the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. For these lay the foundation of the oneness of the world of humanity and promulgate universal brotherhood. They are founded upon the unity of science and religion and upon investigation of truth. They uphold the principle that religion must be the cause of amity, union and harmony among men. They establish the equality of both sexes and propound economic principles which are for the happiness of individuals. They diffuse universal education, that every soul may as much as possible have a share of knowledge. They abrogate and nullify religious, racial, political, patriotic and economic prejudices and the like. Those teachings that are scattered throughout the Epistles and Tablets are the cause of the illumination and the life of the world of humanity. Whoever promulgateth them will verily be assisted by the Kingdom of God.”
(Abdu’l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha, p. 109).

LIII (section 8).
“I know not, O my God, what the Fire is which Thou didst kindle in Thy land. Earth can never cloud its splendor, nor water quench its flame. All the peoples of the world are powerless to resist its force. Great is the blessedness of him that hath drawn nigh unto it, and heard its roaring.
Some, O my God, Thou didst, through Thy strengthening grace, enable to approach it, while others Thou didst keep back by reason of what their hands have wrought in Thy days. Whoso hath hasted towards it and attained unto it hath, in his eagerness to gaze on Thy beauty, yielded his life in Thy path, and ascended unto Thee, wholly detached from aught else except Thyself.
I beseech Thee, O my Lord, by this Fire which blazeth and rageth in the world of creation, to rend asunder the veils that have hindered me from appearing before the throne of Thy majesty, and from standing at the door of Thy gate. Do Thou ordain for me, O my Lord, every good thing Thou didst send down in Thy Book, and suffer me not to be far removed from the shelter of Thy mercy.
Powerful art Thou to do what pleaseth Thee. Thou art, verily, the All-Powerful, the Most Generous.”
(Baha’u’llah, Prayers and Meditations by Baha’u’llah, p. 75).
X (section 10). The time foreordained unto the peoples and kindreds of the earth is now come. The promises of God, as recorded in the holy Scriptures, have all been fulfilled. Out of Zion hath gone forth the Law of God, and Jerusalem, and the hills and land thereof, are filled with the glory of His Revelation. Happy is the man that pondereth in his heart that which hath been revealed in the Books of God, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting. Meditate upon this, O ye beloved of God, and let your ears be attentive unto His Word, so that ye may, by His grace and mercy, drink your fill from the crystal waters of constancy, and become as steadfast and immovable as the mountain in His Cause.
In the Book of Isaiah it is written: “Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of His majesty.” No man that meditateth upon this verse can fail to recognize the greatness of this Cause, or doubt the exalted character of this Day — the Day of God Himself. This same verse is followed by these words: “And the Lord alone shall be exalted in that Day.” This is the Day which the Pen of the Most High hath glorified in all the holy Scriptures. There is no verse in them that doth not declare the glory of His holy Name, and no Book that doth not testify unto the loftiness of this most exalted theme. Were We to make mention of all that hath been revealed in these heavenly Books and holy Scriptures concerning this Revelation, this Tablet would assume impossible dimensions. It is incumbent in this Day, upon every man to place his whole trust in the manifold bounties of God, and arise to disseminate, with the utmost wisdom, the verities of His Cause. Then, and only then, will the whole earth be enveloped with the morning light of His Revelation.”
(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 11).

How occasionally, greed or anger can be a force for good.
“In creation there is no evil; all is good. Certain qualities and natures innate in some men and apparently blameworthy are not so in reality. For example, from the beginning of his life you can see in a nursing child the signs of greed, of anger and of temper. Then, it may be said, good and evil are innate in the reality of man, and this is contrary to the pure goodness of nature and creation. The answer to this is that greed, which is to ask for something more, is a praiseworthy quality provided that it is used suitably. So if a man is greedy to acquire science and knowledge, or to become compassionate, generous and just, it is most praiseworthy. If he exercises his anger and wrath against the bloodthirsty tyrants who are like ferocious beasts, it is very praiseworthy; but if he does not use these qualities in a right way, they are blameworthy.”
(Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, p. 214).
Communism or socialism or common sense, and common decency, and reasonable social justice to both capital AND labour.

Then rules and laws should be established to regulate the excessive fortunes of certain private individuals and meet the needs of millions of the poor masses; thus a certain moderation would be obtained. However, absolute equality is just as impossible, for absolute equality in fortunes, honours, commerce, agriculture, industry would end in disorderliness, in chaos, in disorganization of the means of existence, and in universal disappointment: the order of the community would be quite destroyed. Thus difficulties will also arise when unjustified equality is imposed. It is, therefore, preferable for moderation to be established by means of laws and regulations to hinder the constitution of the excessive fortunes of certain individuals, and to protect the essential needs of the masses. For instance, the manufacturers and the industrialists heap up a treasure each day, and the poor artisans do not gain their daily sustenance: that is the height of iniquity, and no just man can accept it. Therefore, laws and regulations should be established which would permit the workmen to receive from the factory owner their wages and a share in the fourth or the fifth part of the profits, according to the capacity of the factory; or in some other way the body of workmen and the manufacturers should share equitably the profits and advantages. Indeed, the capital and management come from the owner of the factory, and the work and labour, from the body of the workmen. Either the workmen should receive wages which assure them an adequate support and, when they cease work, becoming feeble or helpless, they should have sufficient benefits from the income of the industry; or the wages should be high enough to satisfy the workmen with the amount they receive so that they may themselves be able to put a little aside for days of want and helplessness.

(Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, p. 274).

(Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, p. 274).
The Change of Heart
To one who spoke of the people’s desire to possess the land, and of the strong under-current of rebellion on the part of the labouring classes, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said: ” Fighting, and the employment of force, even for the right cause, will not bring about good results. The oppressed who have right on their side, must not take that right by force; the evil would continue. Hearts must be changed. The rich must wish to give! Life in man should be like a flame, warming all with whom it comes into contact. The spiritually awakened are like to bright torches in the sight of God, they give light and comfort to their fellows.”
(Abdu’l-Baha, Abdu’l-Baha in London, p. 92).
CXII. (section 112). “Behold the disturbances which, for many a long year, have afflicted the earth, and the perturbation that hath seized its peoples. It hath either been ravaged by war, or tormented by sudden and unforeseen calamities. Though the world is encompassed with misery and distress, yet no man hath paused to reflect what the cause or source of that may be. Whenever the True Counsellor uttered a word in admonishment, lo, they all denounced Him as a mover of mischief and rejected His claim. How bewildering, how confusing is such behavior! No two men can be found who may be said to be outwardly and inwardly united. The evidences of discord and malice are apparent everywhere, though all were made for harmony and union. The Great Being saith: O well-beloved ones! The tabernacle of unity hath been raised; regard ye not one another as strangers. Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. We cherish the hope that the light of justice may shine upon the world and sanctify it from tyranny. If the rulers and kings of the earth, the symbols of the power of God, exalted be His glory, arise and resolve to dedicate themselves to whatever will promote the highest interests of the whole of humanity, the reign of justice will assuredly be established amongst the children of men, and the effulgence of its light will envelop the whole earth. The Great Being saith: The structure of world stability and order hath been reared upon, and will continue to be sustained by, the twin pillars of reward and punishment…. In another passage He hath written: Take heed, O concourse of the rulers of the world! There is no force on earth that can equal in its conquering power the force of justice and wisdom…. Blessed is the king who marcheth with the ensign of wisdom unfurled before him, and the battalions of justice massed in his rear. He verily is the ornament that adorneth the brow of peace and the countenance of security. There can be no doubt whatever that if the day star of justice, which the clouds of tyranny have obscured, were to shed its light upon men, the face of the earth would be completely transformed.”
(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 218).
“Say: I swear by God! No one is despised in the sight of the Almighty for being poor. Rather is he exalted, if he is found to be of them who are patient.”
(Compilations, Huququ’llah).

Apparently some theologians expect the Return of Christ in the 23rd century, the 2200s. The year 2244 AD will correspondence with 400 BE. 400 years into the Baha’i Dispensation, the Baha’i Faith becomes widely known and understood. Sounds about right!

00:58. Am watching 2 back to back episodes of “The Sixties” on “Yesterday” from UKTV, Freeview 19. 5) “The British Invasion”, and 6) “the Times, they are a Changing”. If you’re 15 in 1970, and after a DIY spiritual empowerment programme, and need a strategy for the future, in line with the Will of God, what’s going to be? You’ve experienced, at second hand Sixties’ idealism, and want that dream to continue and not die. What are you going to do? Look for ANY information that can inform the situation, including ANY information that can be found on the Return of Christ. What was the result? A treasure hunt of inspiration, traveling from one riddle of information to the next, ending with in 1975, enrolling in the Baha’i Community, and finding in the Baha’i Community, a ring-fenced fortress, in which Sixties’ Idealism can be protected, promoted, strengthened and giving a never-ending journey into a future destined to last at least half a million years.

18:00. I’ve been watching ST:TOS season 3 on CBS Horror, episodes, “For the World is Hollow, and I have Touched the Sky”, “The Tholian Web” and “Plato’s Stepchildren”, as it is now perfectly obvious why Trekkies circa 1970 didn’t bother campaigning for season 4. If you want to kill a sci-fi TV show, just put a Business Party hack, like Fred Freiberger in charge.

 

1711205/20141020a) Inferno. October 20, 2014

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03:14 BST (British Summer Time),
Kamal, 5th ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Perfection, Light of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Ithnayn, 26th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Second Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Monday, 20th October 2014 AD

12:35. Stats:-

United States 5, Total 5.

03:17. Pete, why are you going to attend the Baha’i Holy Day, today (19/10). Because its my right and duty? But you don’t look like a Baha’i. Yes, I know, that I don’t have any resemblance with the “cultural, corporate image” of a typical Bahai, a middle-classed, privileged, university-brainwashed, politically quiescent societal drone, but I’m a Baha’i nevertheless, even if the whole world thinks me unfit for the name, and if I AM a Baha’i, no matter what outer appearances may suggest, then I have a right to attend. That’s it! So, you’ll find friends to talk with whilst there? I doubt it. They will only talk to me if I adopt the self-deprecating and inferior status of a psychiatric patient, and I will only talk to them if they regard me as an equal. So, stalemate, and I have no friends but Baha’u’llah. But that’s FBM. Who needs anyone else?

X:- I hope your local community come up better than that and treat you as a real human being who just happens to have an illness. Just as you would treat an old man with a prostate problem or a teenage with insulin diabetes. The Baha’i Faith is for all mankind and remember Jesus said he came for the sinners not the saints. Have a good Holy Day!

Maybe that’s the whole point. They think I’m ill, and I refuse to accept that. If suffering from PTSD after a burglary, or being in a war zone, makes someone “ill”, and being thus regarded as ill, as inferior, such as the widespread prejudice down-grading the social status of those with disabilities, then to me, being regarded as “ill” is as bad as being regarded as inferior. What about the famous saying of RD Laing, “Mental illness is a rational reaction to a world that is insane”. If anyone thinks I am ill, I would challenge them to define exactly what it is in me that demonstrates illness. If it is a refusal to adopt the insane concepts of society, which i regard as sick and evil, then they are really accusing me of being healthy in a sick world. So, they SHOULD rather regard me as superior! Except that I am only asking to be regarded as equal, not superior.

A better summary from a friend some months ago was that I had difficulty dealing with my emotions, which is understandable in a social setting, in which feeling or expressing any emotion was met with emotional abuse from my father. That is not me being ill, that’s my social environment being sick and my education being crap. It wasn’t MY fault. And my coping mechanism in those circumstances was utterly SANE and rational in the circumstances.

And I think a lack of education is not an illness, not even a character flaw, not even a facet of human nature, its a symptom of a stupid civilisation which refuses to investigate and recognise Who Baha’u’llah IS.

X:- You are absolutely right! Who defines what is normal and abnormal i.e ill. Looked at it that way, all Baha’is are ill because we don’t drink, we have morals etc etc. often the sanest response to a situation is regarded as sick. I remember stunning a room of psychiatrists when i was a junior dr. This child was admitted to a psych unit because she kept cutting up her mother’s new boyfriends clothes. On the ward she was completely normal. I was muttering in the back of the room about her so the bossman sternly asked me if I had anything to contribute. So I said yes – it was obvious she did not like the chap, was jealous of the time and attention he got and took from her and this was her way of getting rid of him. Stunned silence! Mutterings from the big nobs and a rapid moving onto the next psych kid. …… Obvious really and NOT an illness! So hang on in there Pete! Maybe it’s the Baha’is who need therapy!

George Orwell (Eric Blair) hit the nail on the head when he said, “Telling the truth is treason in an empire of lies”. See how that pressitute of the Business Party, Dimbleby, calmly, seemlessly “moves on” just as the quacks above did, when asked at least twice by a member of the audience in “Question Time” why they were not discussing the fact that the wars in the Middle East are about foreign powers plundering other countries oil. I feel as if I’m in “No-man’s Land”, with lies from the western elite being thrown at me from one side, denying the Baha’i Faith, and lies from the Baha’is from the other side denying, for the most part, that western civilisation is telling lies, not about the Faith, but about the psychiatric industrial complex. Its quite puzzling. Faithful loyalty to the state, its establishment and its psychiatric lunacy, or loyalty to the truth? Neither the state nor the Baha’is will tolerate me telling the truth. Maybe being truthful and honest is the illness!

Maybe that’s why so few Baha’is are prepared to talk to me, because to do so, they would have to lie, because they don’t feel able to discuss the truth with any honesty. The number of Baha’is who tell the truth rather than keep an abject silence in loyalty to the state is still pitifully few. Thank GOD and Baha’u’llah that there are at least those few. Reminds me of my favourite non-Baha’i book, by Christian O’Brien, “The Genius of the Few: The Story of those who founded the Garden in Eden”, comparing the story of Genesis and the Sumerian Kharsag Epic, and showing the application of the suggested law, “A sufficiently advanced extra-terrestrial civilisation is indistinguishable from God”.

X:- Get a grip Pete! Don’t sour the Holy Day by giving in to fanciful thoughts, you know you’ll regret it later…

Hmm. Reining in my imagination is not something I have great skill at. Possibly because the basic rules on how and why are mostly lacking. So, a “freedom of information” policy prevails, where all evidence, empirical, anecdotal, circumstantial, metaphorical, inspirational, intuitive is admissible as evidence, and the results from such brainstorming are indeed often fanciful, but that’s me. Keeping it positive is a goal I CAN sign up to, but being realistic? No, that’s not likely to be accepted by me as having any priority on my agenda. In fact my attitude to realism is to put my thumb to my nose and wiggle all my fingers at it, as if playing a trumpet.

X:- I always admire your self-awareness but worry when you sound off about the Faith and the Friends – some of whom have supported you unconditionally throughout the years and none of whom wish you any harm or disrespect I’m sure!

Its often a matter of interpretation. For example whatever happens, my default reaction is always an immediate fully-formed conspiratorial plot against me, WHICH, my NHS guy feels is not necessarily a sign of a diseased brain, but simply a learned intuitive response, as a result of emotional abuse as a child, a sort of legacy of trauma like PTSD. After a while each time this learned paranoia kicks in, I can only sometimes employ reason to renegotiate my believed explanation for peoples’ behaviour to something less malevolent and paranoid, but often, my suspicious mind clings to perceptions of nefarious motives. I’m reminded by Radio 4 star from Kent Frank Muir who once said that expressions of tenderness for someone must, to be accepted, be expressed in terms that the recipient can receive. People, like my father, who was very generous but living on a different planet from me, could never give me what I needed, and therefore all his generosity and kindness fell on deaf ears. A total clash of temperaments, and a total clash of perceived realities. Most Baha’is cannot really take my way of thinking seriously, which is understandable, but it means that their kindness is speaking a language I don’t understand. Does that make sense. As an ABM explained, at least this is what I understood her to have meant, “The Oxford Community is full of individuals who are serving the faith as individuals but cannot work together because they haven’t learned to understand each others’ different realities. The House talks about us reading our realities. My reality, full of Gerry Anderson,. NASA, Bobby Kennedy, and perceiving the Faith in those terms, is meaningless to many Baha’is, as their reality is often meaningless to me. As Cool Hand Luke (Paul Newman) said at least twice in the film of the same name, “What we have here is a failure to communicate!” Does that make sense?

Also, there are contradictory emotions in different parts of my personality. The more emotional instinctive self is implacably angry and livid with rage about my personal life, and although I can put those emotions to one side sometimes, or put them on ice and suppress them, those emotions of rage when they get to the surface need a scapegoat, and often find a target in America, and less often in the Faith itself. I can sometimes be objective, especially when thinking about the good of mankind and the whole world, but when thinking subjectively in terms of my own life, then my attitude is VERY negative and dark, full of despair and a total lack of faith, hope and love, and when these emotions reach the surface, anything in my sites is going to “get it”. Thank God, I can be objective at times, and see these emotions for what they are, animal passions, and human defects of character, but I am NOT objective ALL the time!

After the Holy Day meeting, I would say that it went well. I didn’t feel positive enough as regards personal faith to sing along with the Baha’i songs, but apart from that, took part in the meeting in all the other ways; I didn’t get asked to read. Those who were happy to talk with me were friendly enough, or tacitly very supportive, which I always find very reassuring, and no one who feels antagonistic towards me “had a go at me” so all is well. My weight at the beginning of today was 102.6, and by the end of the day (19/10) is now 105.0 after all those refined carbohydrates and sugars, which is fine. It was higher than that yesterday evening. I had dressed up for the occasion since as far as I can remember someone at Feast on Wednesday had mentioned something about “dressing up”. Though as usual, no “surprise wedding” was in evidence, and from my rational mind’s point of view, is ever likely to have more than an infinitesimal probability. Still hope springs eternal in a human heart, though my Vulcan rational mind regards such human emotions as fatuous and insane. Still, those human emotions are still there in my human heart, whether my rational mind finds them contemptible or not. And my erring human heart is unrepentant in entertaining a passionate affection and love for such a lovely person, albeit this beast is possibly not worthy of her.

12:42. Am watching, on “CBS Horror” (Freeview 487), “Inferno”, a 5 part episode of “Dr Who” with the 3rd Doctor, John Pertwee, and a common story-line. A right-wing dictatorship in the UK, in a parallal universe, just like “The Guardians”, the 1970s sci-fi political thriller, showing what would happen if the monarchy were abolished, and a fascist republic put in place, just like “V for Vendetta” with furhrer, Chancellor Adam Cutler, “1984” under Big Brother in Oceania, and mentioning America, “Star Trek: The Original Series” with “Mirror, Mirror”, and “Star Trek: Enterprise” with “Through a Mirror, Darkly” Parts 1 and 2, and another story whose name I did not memorise in which the Nazis in the 1940s pushed forward with alien weapons into the North East of the United States, and “Amerika” starring Chris Kristofferson, in which a complicit American elite allows a Soviet cabal to take over America; the list is almost endless. And as far as The Incredible is concerned, there’s The Hulk, and in episode 4 of “Inferno”, an “infected” human has turned green and strong and very nasty, just like a werewolf, or The Hulk. The monster “inside” me, is I think, part of a coping mechanism, tuning in to green, reptilian, base instincts, which act as a deterrent to those who would otherwise “have a go at me”. So, a warning, “Don’t make me angry; you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry!”

16:34. If the media in the USA are controlled by 5 corporations, which all have the same agenda, of The Business Party, then to get around that monopoly, how about placing geo-synchronous satellites in orbit over the USA, beaming down into millions of American homes in their teaming cities, public service broadcast documentaries, in order to educate them as to the truth of the information they need in order to do the right thing, i.e. fulfill their true destiny, leading the world into 1) acknowledging the oneness of mankind, 2) instituting world peace, and 3) beginning to lay the foundations of a truly democratic, representative, socially just (on a global scale) and equitable world federal government, in which all functions of government, apart from global co-ordination and global co-operation, are delegated to the lowest level possible? Maybe the new Chinese space station?

In the light of the above, did my comment make sense, or just muddy the water? There are a huge number of assumptions in my comment, many of which may not be shared by others, such as the inherent bias in the western mainstream news media, which not everyone is aware of.

Maybe its down to those who have woken up from word of mouth from friends, to wake up others, if and when they are found to be receptive. Hopefully all those truth-seekers out there will be guided by Him to find the truth when they are ready. But there is an information war out there, where truth-seekers can be easily mislead down blind alleys such as violent left wing revolution or extreme jihadism, or exclusive Christian salvation for the next world ignoring this one.

Reminds me of my suspicion that hypnotising technology is being used in the media, radio, television, film, newsprint, Net, to turn as many as possible into mindless zombies, MKUltra, but in such a mild way, that no one notices, except such as Kate Bush in “Experiment No IV”, sci-fi writers such as in “The Bourne Trilogy”, the books about Sirhan Sirhan and Bobby Kennedy and Mark Chapman and John Lennon, the rumours about “Monarch Programming”. Isn’t it strange that in this “civilisation” where this technology is widely used and millions targeted, there is such widespread atheism, apathy and lack of spirituality, whereas in the “uncivilised” continents, when told of atheism in Europe and North America, their reaction is “What’s wrong with them?” Perhaps what is wrong with them is that secret technology is being used to brainwash and condition millions into a spiritually strange sleep, dead in materialism. There’s also the concept in some sci-fi stories, of the “psyche bomb” like as EMP high up in the atmosphere, but instead of burning out all electrical circuits, “burning out” all spirituality, killing peoples’ souls but leaving their bodies physically intact, such as depicted so luridly and floridly in films like “Shaun of the dead”, or slightly more subtly in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” (1956) or “They Live” (1988). These sci-fi concepts explore these real phenomena, albeit with exaggeration and poetic licence, almost endlessly. SOMEONE has eyes to see, and can only express their perceptions in fiction, since to speak plainly, would fall almost completely on deaf ears!

Reminds of talk many years ago of not developing a “cobalt bomb” or “neutron bomb?” which would kill people with radiation, and leave the buildings intact. What better than kill the souls and leave the bodies intact, turned into materialistic human drones, obsessed with getting more “stuff” and being completely “switched off” spiritually, killing all capacity for critical independent thought? I wonder if this is what Baha’u’llah meant when he said the people are in a strange sleep.

Interesting that many years ago in the Soviet Union, a sci fi film was made called “Solaris” which was anti-Soviet but couched in such subtle concepts, that the Soviet censors didn’t notice. It was re-made by Hollywood many years later starring George Clooney and Natasha McIlhone. Know what I mean?

1711204/20141019a) October 18, 2014

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09:31 BST (British Summer Time),
Jamal, 4th ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Beauty, Grandeur of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Yaum Al-Ahad, 25th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
First Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Sunday, 19th October 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 4, United Kingdom 4, Total 8.

09:31. I like Andrew Marr, I really do, but after 30 seconds of his show with Business Party hacks banging on about stage-managed lies designed to keep the populace in a state of abject paralysed terror, I turned as usual to Russia Today with its different, positive attitude, “Here is really what’s happening, and although its terrible, we’re filling you in on the details and analysis, because together, we can all deal with this; all it takes is for all of us to know the truth”. Which would YOU choose, which empowers YOU to live your life with hope that the problems of the world can be dealt with?

11:17. Of the two agents from “Section 31″ (Ref:- ST:DS9), I’m still not absolutely sure which of them, this applies to, though it might apply to them both, but in different ways. Not such a black and white situation as in “The Ipcress File” where Harry Palmer has to choose who the traitor is, from between Ross and Dalby. Its a much more complex and nuanced situation than that, in glorious Technicolour rather than black and white. Perhaps the two Section 31 agents are the cat and the one meerkat which has noticed the cat and is looking at them. But which agent is the true meerkat and which is the cat? THAT is the right question. But what is the answer. I don’t know, I just don’t know, though I know what I’d LIKE the answer to be. Oo, look! One of the other meerkats is looking at me! I wonder who THAT is, No 9, perhaps!

12:04. I came over all eshuriant, so cooked myself a substantial meal just now, bulghar wheat, pilchards in tomato sauce, sweet corn, lime pickle, mango chutney, rosemary and tarragon. Tastes like minced lamb; must be the taste of the tarragon reminding me of the minced lamb substantial meals I used to cook for myself in Wolvercote and elsewhere.

 

 

1711203/20141018a) How to destroy a person, or at least attempt to. October 17, 2014

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16:13 BST (British Summer Time),
Jalal, 3rd ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Glory, Beauty of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
As-Sabt, 24th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Seventh Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Saturday, 18th October 2014 AD

22:19. Stats:-

United States 8, United Kingdom 4, Turkey 3, Total 15.

22:30. Anyone else thought that tonight’s “Dr Who”, 2.8.9. “Flatline” was BRILLIANT? Dr Oswald, you think you’re clever, don’t you? So, where is Mr Pink, Dr Oswald? Doesn’t exist. I refused to go back one. After all you can’t let your life be governed by a television set. More like Abby Martin on Russia Today, and “Breaking the Set”.

X:- I did but what did he call them?

Monsters. Because they refused to “consult”.

X:- “I name you ?”

Me? Dr Osbald Oswin? Or a monster? Did I refuse to consult? Or just refuse to agree or submit or go back one from 6 to 5? Submit to what, the majority? “But if thou obey most men in this land, from the path of God will they mislead thee: they follow but a conceit, and they are only liars.” (The Qur’an (Rodwell tr), Sura 6 – Cattle). Where obedience is nothing more than Truman Burbank abiding by the wishes of Ed Harris and his scriptwriters. “The unity of the human race, as envisaged by Bahá’u’lláh, implies the establishment of a world commonwealth in which all nations, races, creeds and classes are closely and permanently united, and in which the autonomy of its state members and the personal freedom and initiative of the individuals that compose them are definitely and completely safeguarded.” (Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Baha’u’llah, p. 202). “Pete, you’re not going anywhere”. Yes, I know, neither back to 5, or forward to 7 9 or 9, but only to 10, where “6 + 6 = 10″.

See how easy it is for someone to say virtually nothing, but because I’m open-minded and they are not, they will say nothing more, and I will explain everything? Its not exactly fair and equitable is it, but then very often most people turn out to be bastards when push comes to shove. Perhaps situations like this make it plain that neither side is going to back down.

23:13. Pete, why are you going to attend the Baha’i Holy Day, tomorrow. Because its my right and duty? But you don’t look like a Baha’i. Yes, I know, that I don’t have any resemblance with the “cultural, corporate image” of a typical Bahai, a middle-classed, privileged, university-brainwashed, politically quiescent societal drone, but I’m a Baha’i nevertheless, even if the whole world thinks me unfit for the name, and if I AM a Baha’i, no matter what outer appearances may suggest, then I have a right to attend. That’s it! So, you’ll find friends to talk with whilst there? I doubt it. They will only talk to me if I adopt the self-deprecating and inferior status of a psychiatric patient, and I will only talk to them if they regard me as an equal. So, stalemate, and I have no friends but Baha’u’llah. But that’s FBM. Who needs anyone else?

X:- I hope your local community come up better than that and treat you as a real human being who just happens to have an illness. Just as you would treat an old man with a prostate problem or a teenage with insulin diabetes. The Baha’i Faith is for all mankind and remember Jesus said he came for the sinners not the saints. Have a good Holy Day!

Maybe that’s the whole point. They think I’m ill, and I refuse to accept that. If suffering from PTSD after a burglary, or being in a war zone, makes someone “ill”, and being thus regarded as ill, as inferior, such as the widespread prejudice down-grading the social status of those with disabilities, then to me, being regarded as “ill” is as bad as being regarded as inferior. What about the famous saying of RD Laing, “Mental illness is a rational reaction to a world that is insane”. If anyone thinks I am ill, I would challenge them to define exactly what it is in me that demonstrates illness. If it is a refusal to adopt the insane concepts of society, which i regard as sick and evil, then they are really accusing me of being healthy in a sick world. So, they SHOULD rather regard me as superior! Except that I am only asking to be regarded as equal, not superior.

A better summary from a friend some months ago was that I had difficulty dealing with my emotions, which is understandable in a social setting, in which feeling or expressing any emotion was met with emotional abuse from my father. That is not me being ill, that’s my social environment being sick and my education being crap. It wasn’t MY fault. And my coping mechanism in those circumstances was utterly SANE and rational in the circumstances.

And I think a lack of education is not an illness, not even a character flaw, not even a facet of human nature, its a symptom of a stupid civilisation which refuses to investigate and recognise Who Baha’u’llah IS.

01:07. How do you get from red and white stripes, to pink? Use a Blenda? Or a Whiska? Or a Kenwood Chef? Make the stripes infinitesimally thin? Take off the red and white T-shirt off and put a pink one on? Tone down the red (justice, The Faith, the left, love, Europe) and bring a bit of red-blooded life into the white fluid of an inhuman, android-like system as in making the ice of the green and pleasant land to melt, That is, teach the Faith in England, whether it is culturally allowed or not, to the extent that we consider ourselves Europeans instead of British in splendid isolation. In other words, stay in the EU and reform it to make it more democratic. I’m exhausted. I ought to go to sleep. Too much over-thinking.

 

 

 

1711202/20141017a) October 16, 2014

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18:31 BST (British Summer Time),
Istiqlal, 2nd ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Independence, Glory of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Jumu’ah, 23rd Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Gathering Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Friday, 17th October 2014 AD

23:05 Stats:-

United States 3, Argentina 1, India 1, United Kingdom 1, Total 6.

13:38. NHS:- a clean bill of health again, or at least doing very well,and making good progress.

17:44. Christmas twice in one day! Another thumbs up from an excellent NHS helper, and from a Talk Talk engineer, information that I can already get via the Net and my You View Box, Sky channels 401, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 505, 484, 5, 6, 7 with 487 (Horror Channel) giving me access to “Dr Who” part 1, i.e. 1963-85, “The Twilight Zone” and Bill Bixby as “The Incredible”. Excellent!

20:36. Other good highlights of today were MECO salat al-jumu’ah/Friday Prayers, in which Dr Taj gave a riveting khutbah/sermon on the true attitude of Islam to other faiths, drawing on the Charter of Medina/Treaty of Hudabayah and the Charter of Privileges from Muhammad and the Declaration of Jerusalem from one of the 4 rightly guided Caliphs, Omar, showing that modern “Islam” as described by the Taliban, Al Qaeda, IS, Boko Haram, is a sick parody of true Islam, the Qur’an having been hopelessly corrupted by the hadith producing the absurdity called sharia law, mostly due to the theological idiocy 1000 years ago of Al Ghazali, who killed Islamic civilisation by declaring ijtahad/rational analysis of the Qur’an finished, and critical independent thought “UnIslamic”.

20:45. Bulghar wheat, sweet corn, okra, pilchards with tomato sauce, turmeric, pesto sauce, thyme and chillie sauce. Yummy!

23:39. Is my spirituality based on fear? No, but the number of people who despise my way of thinking and who do their utmost to systematically use the most devious and despicable methods to undermine my mental health, is to me astonishing. What their problem is, I have no idea. Thank God, Bahau’llah has my back, and seems to be using my contradictory passions to confuse my enemies and throw them off the scent. I remember the astonishment of someone seeing how Baha’u’llah makes them do His will. My astonishment is for how Baha’u’llah defends me from my enemies using my own character flaws as a smoke-screen. One of the inherent problems in this situation, to quote an old friend, “No one taught you how to defend yourself”. Doesn’t matter. Baha’u’llah is doing it for me.

 

1711201/20141016a) Being Human Surrounded By Daleks. October 15, 2014

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03:22 BST (British Summer Time),
Istijlal, 1st ‘Ilm, 171 BE
Majesty, Splendour of Knowledge
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Khamis, 22nd Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Fifth Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Thursday, 16th October 2014 AD

23:18. Stats:-

United Kingdom 8, United States 1, Canada 1, Total 10.

01:47. Its 01:41 AM and I’m yawning my head off, my eyelids are heavy, my brain is exhausted, but, partly due to an already disturbed sleep pattern – I stayed up till morning last night reading “2312” – I can’t get to sleep due to RLS. So, I’m up, “scribbling” again, just to pass the time. Sleep management is particularly tricky when restless legs refuse to allow you to sleep. Such is life’s rich pageant of crap.

10:30. With the increasingly probable likelihood of imminent closure, I am in the process of terminating, uninstalling and deleting all software relating to romantic love and all associated relationship data. It looks like I’ll end up like my hero Winston Smith, cheering on the war-effort of Eurasia against Oceania, and when the time comes, get a bullet in the brain from an agent of Oceania to put me out of my suppressed misery.

23:19. A perception I enjoyed recently seems increasingly likely to me, that Baha’u’llah has my back and is using my contradictory passions to confuse my enemies and keep them off my back, thereby creating a space in which I can grow and heal without being so vulnerable to their psy ops.

1711118/20141014a) All washed up. October 14, 2014

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08:30 BST (British Summer Time),
Fidal, 18th Mashiyyat, 171 BE
Grace, Dominion of Will
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Ath-Thalaathaa’, 20th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Third Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Tuesday, 14th October 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 5, Belgium 1, Total 6.

08:30. Why is it too much to ask, to want the agony of being alive to stop? When is that effing God going to put me out of my misery?

11:25. I dreamt that I was in comfortable accommodation, like a large mobile home, out in the countryside, asleep. When i awoke, I looked out of the window and found that a flood had washed away the drive to the main road, and was steadily washing away the ground next to my bedroom. So, the continued existence of my ability to sleep well was in danger, and my ability to travel outside was gone. If a flood of water could be interpreted by a tide of emotion, then emotions contrary to my leaving (“Pete, you’re not going anywhere”) flowing AGAINST the direction of leaving, are therefore predicted as destroying any possibility of travel, and also predicted as endangering my safety and comfort. What joy!

13:14. Some Baha’i stuff:- “In watching and hearing “the welter of a collapsing civilisation”, (Ref:- “Dearly-beloved friends! Enough has been said, and the quoted excerpts from the writings of the Báb, of Bahá’u’lláh and of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá are sufficiently numerous and varied, to convince the conscientious reader of the sublimity of this unique cycle in the world’s religious history. It would be utterly impossible to over-exaggerate its significance or to overrate the influence it has exerted and which it must increasingly exert as its great system unfolds itself amidst the welter of a collapsing civilization.” (Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Baha’u’llah, p. 112)). I wonder when the din actually started/will start? Its like asking when WW2 actually started. When Japan invaded China? Or when Germany invaded Poland? Or when Japan attacked the United States? So when does this “welter” (Oxford Concise:- 1) a large number of items in no order, 2) a confused mess, 3) a state of general disorder.) How about this list as a large number of items in no order:- “The violent derangement of the world’s equilibrium; the trembling that will seize the limbs of mankind; the radical transformation of human society; the rolling up of the present-day Order; the fundamental changes affecting the structure of government; the weakening of the pillars of religion; the rise of dictatorships; the spread of tyranny; the fall of monarchies; the decline of ecclesiastical institutions; the increase of anarchy and chaos; the extension and consolidation of the Movement of the Left; the fanning into flame of the smouldering fire of racial strife; the development of infernal engines of war; the burning of cities; the contamination of the atmosphere of the earth — these stand out as the signs and portents that must either herald or accompany the retributive calamity which, as decreed by Him Who is the Judge and Redeemer of mankind, must, sooner or later, afflict a society which, for the most part, and for over a century, has turned a deaf ear to the Voice of God’s Messenger in this day — a calamity which must purge the human race of the dross of its age-long corruptions, and weld its component parts into a firmly-knit world-embracing Fellowship — a Fellowship destined, in the fullness of time, to be incorporated in the framework, and to be galvanized by the spiritualizing influences, of a mysteriously expanding, divinely appointed Order, and to flower, in the course of future Dispensations, into a Civilization, the like of which mankind has, at no stage in its evolution, witnessed.” Dated April 1957. (Shoghi Effendi, Messages to the Baha’i World – 1950-1957, p. 103).

Want some more? Okay, I’ll go and get some more:- “We have only to refer to the warnings uttered by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in order to realize the extent and character of the forces that are destined to contest with God’s holy Faith. In the darkest moments of His life, under Abdu’l-Hamid’s regime, when He stood ready to be deported to the most inhospitable regions of Northern Africa, and at a time when the auspicious light of the Bahá’í Revelation had only begun to break upon the West, He, in His parting message to the cousin of the Báb, uttered these prophetic and ominous words: “How great, how very great is the Cause! How very fierce the onslaught of all the peoples and kindreds of the earth. Ere long shall the clamor of the multitude throughout Africa, throughout America, the cry of the European and of the Turk, the groaning of India and China, be heard from far and near. One and all, they shall arise with all their power to resist His Cause. Then shall the knights of the Lord, assisted by His grace from on high, strengthened by faith, aided by the power of understanding, and reinforced by the legions of the Covenant, arise and make manifest the truth of the verse: ‘Behold the confusion that hath befallen the tribes of the defeated!'”” (Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Baha’u’llah, p. 17). “LXI. The world is in travail, and its agitation waxeth day by day. Its face is turned towards waywardness and unbelief. Such shall be its plight, that to disclose it now would not be meet and seemly. Its perversity will long continue. And when the appointed hour is come, there shall suddenly appear that which shall cause the limbs of mankind to quake. Then, and only then, will the Divine Standard be unfurled, and the Nightingale of Paradise warble its melody.” (Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 118).

Something more positive? “This present Crusade (The Ten Year Crusade 1953-1963), on the threshold of which we now stand, will, moreover, by virtue of the dynamic forces it will release and its wide repercussions over the entire surface of the globe, contribute effectually to the acceleration of yet another process of tremendous significance which will carry the steadily evolving Faith of Bahá’u’lláh through its present stages of obscurity, of repression, of emancipation and of recognition — stages one or another of which Bahá’í national communities in various parts of the world now find themselves in — to the stage of establishment, the stage at which the Faith of Bahá’u’lláh will be recognized by the civil authorities as the state religion, similar to that which Christianity entered in the years following the death of the Emperor Constantine, a stage which must later be followed by the emergence of the Bahá’í state itself, functioning, in all religious and civil matters, in strict accordance with the laws and ordinances of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, the Most Holy, the Mother-Book of the Bahá’í Revelation, a stage which, in the fullness of time, will culminate in the establishment of the World Bahá’í Commonwealth, functioning in the plenitude of its powers, and which will signalize the long-awaited advent of the Christ-promised Kingdom of God on earth — the Kingdom of Bahá’u’lláh — mirroring however faintly upon this humble handful of dust the glories of the Abha Kingdom.
This final and crowning stage in the evolution of the plan wrought by God Himself for humanity will, in turn, prove to be the signal for the birth of a world civilization, incomparable in its range, its character and potency, in the history of mankind — a civilization which posterity will, with one voice, acclaim as the fairest fruit of the Golden Age of the Dispensation of Bahá’u’lláh, and whose rich harvest will be garnered during future dispensations destined to succeed one another in the course of the five thousand century Bahá’í Cycle.” Dated 4th May 1953. (Shoghi Effendi, Messages to the Baha’i World – 1950-1957, p. 155).

More positive stuff? “The unity of the human race, as envisaged by Bahá’u’lláh, implies the establishment of a world commonwealth in which all nations, races, creeds and classes are closely and permanently united, and in which the autonomy of its state members and the personal freedom and initiative of the individuals that compose them are definitely and completely safeguarded. This commonwealth must, as far as we can visualize it, consist of a world legislature, whose members will, as the trustees of the whole of mankind, ultimately control the entire resources of all the component nations, and will enact such laws as shall be required to regulate the life, satisfy the needs and adjust the relationships of all races and peoples. A world executive, backed by an international Force, will carry out the decisions arrived at, and apply the laws enacted by, this world legislature, and will safeguard the organic unity of the whole commonwealth. A world tribunal will adjudicate and deliver its compulsory and final verdict in all and any disputes that may arise between the various elements constituting this universal system. A mechanism of world inter-communication will be devised, embracing the whole planet, freed from national hindrances and restrictions, and functioning with marvellous swiftness and perfect regularity. A world metropolis will act as the nerve center of a world civilization, the focus towards which the unifying forces of life will converge and from which its energizing influences will radiate. A world language will either be invented or chosen from among the existing languages and will be taught in the schools of all the federated nations as an auxiliary to their mother tongue. A world script, a world literature, a uniform and universal system of currency, of weights and measures, will simplify and facilitate intercourse and understanding among the nations and races of mankind. In such a world society, science and religion, the two most potent forces in human life, will be reconciled, will cooperate, and will harmoniously develop. The press will, under such a system, while giving full scope to the expression of the diversified views and convictions of mankind, cease to be mischievously manipulated by vested interests, whether private or public, and will be liberated from the influence of contending governments and peoples. The economic resources of the world will be organized, its sources of raw materials will be tapped and fully utilized, its markets will be coordinated and developed, and the distribution of its products will be equitably regulated.

National rivalries, hatreds, and intrigues will cease, and racial animosity and prejudice will be replaced by racial amity, understanding and cooperation. The causes of religious strife will be permanently removed, economic barriers and restrictions will be completely abolished, and the inordinate distinction between classes will be obliterated. Destitution on the one hand, and gross accumulation of ownership on the other, will disappear. The enormous energy dissipated and wasted on war, whether economic or political, will be consecrated to such ends as will extend the range of human inventions and technical development, to the increase of the productivity of mankind, to the extermination of disease, to the extension of scientific research, to the raising of the standard of physical health, to the sharpening and refinement of the human brain, to the exploitation of the unused and unsuspected resources of the planet, to the prolongation of human life, and to the furtherance of any other agency that can stimulate the intellectual, the moral, and spiritual life of the entire human race.

A world federal system, ruling the whole earth and exercising unchallengeable authority over its unimaginably vast resources, blending and embodying the ideals of both the East and the West, liberated from the curse of war and its miseries, and bent on the exploitation of all the available sources of energy on the surface of the planet, a system in which Force is made the servant of Justice, whose life is sustained by its universal recognition of one God and by its allegiance to one common Revelation — such is the goal towards which humanity, impelled by the unifying forces of life, is moving.” Dated 11th March 1936. (Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Baha’u’llah, p. 202).

And what about Blighty. What is our part in all this? “Dear and valued co-workers, The year that has just elapsed, following upon the swift and spectacular success achieved by the firmly grounded, the progressive and alert British Bahá’í community in the heart of the African Continent — a success attested by the triumphant emergence of the Regional Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Central and East Africa — has witnessed a progress throughout the length and breadth of the Homefront, as well as in the northern islands in the neighbourhood of the British Isles, which, though not spectacular, nevertheless testifies to the earnestness, the devotion and the exemplary tenacity with which the members of this community are conducting, in all its aspects, the noble Mission entrusted to their care, and are grappling with the manifold problems involved in its prosecution.
This present and crucial year must be signalised in the annals of British Bahá’í history by a substantial measure of internal administrative consolidation and a noticeable expansion in the all-important teaching field, which will enable the members of this community, now standing on the threshold of a new and brilliant phase in the unfoldment of their Mission in foreign fields, to reinforce and broaden the base of their future operations beyond the confines of their native land.
The splendid work achieved, in such a short space of time, in a field so distant, and amongst a race so alien in its background, outlook and customs, must, if the significance of that Mission is to be properly assessed, be regarded as only a prelude to the series of future campaigns which the privileged members of the British Bahá’í community, residing and firmly rooted in the heart of a far-flung Commonwealth and Empire, will, if faithful to such a Mission, launch, in the years ahead, in the islands of the North Sea and of the Mediterranean, as well as in the remote territories situated in the Pacific area — campaigns which, in their range and significance, must throw into shade the feats performed in the African Continent.
To be enabled to rise to this occasion, to ensure the energetic, the systematic and uninterrupted conduct of so vast and diversified an enterprise, amidst peoples and races fully as promising, and even more remotedly situated, and presenting them with a challenge more severe than any which has faced them in the past, the small band of the ardent, the high minded, the resolute followers of the Faith of Bahá’u’lláh, charged by Destiny and by virtue of the enviable position they occupy, with so glorious a responsibility for the future awakening of the great masses, living under the shadow of, or whose governments are directly associated with, the British Crown, must needs in the years immediately ahead, acquire greater coherence, increase more rapidly in numbers, definitely emerge from obscurity, plumb greater depths of consecration, enrich its store of administrative experience, become definitely self-supporting, and associate itself more closely, through the body of its elected representatives and its future Hands, with the National and Regional Spiritual Assemblies on the European mainland and in all the other continents of the globe, and particularly with the Hands already appointed in both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
The sooner these prime requisites, so essential for a further unfoldment of the mighty potentialities inherent in so splendid a Mission, are fulfilled, the sooner will the call be raised for the opening of a new chapter in the history of British Bahá’í achievements overseas.
The rapid multiplication of isolated centres, groups and local assemblies, particularly in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Eire; the incorporation of firmly grounded local spiritual assemblies; a greater measure of publicity; a wider dissemination of Bahá’í literature; a quick and substantial rehabilitation of the vitally important national Fund; a firmer grasp of the essential verities of the Faith; a more profound study of its history and a deeper understanding of the genesis, the significance, the workings, and the present status and achievements of its embryonic World Order and of the Covenant to which it owes its birth and vitality — these remain the rock-bottom requirements which alone can guarantee the opening and hasten the advent, of that blissful era which every British Bahá’í heart so eagerly anticipates, and the glories of which can, at present, be but dimly discerned.
Now, of a certainty, is not the time for the members of this gallant band, so thinly spread over the length and breadth of its island home, and reaching out, so laboriously yet so determinedly to the inhospitable islands fringing its northern and western coasts, to dwell, however tentatively, on the nature of the tantalising task awaiting them in the not distant future, or to seek to probe into its mysterious, divinely guided operation. Theirs is the duty to plod on, however tedious the nature of the work demanding their immediate attention, however formidable the obstacles involved in its proper execution, however prolonged the effort which its success necessitates, until the signs of its ultimate consummation, heralding the launching of what is sure to be the most spectacular phase of their Mission, are clearly discerned.
A responsibility, at once colossal, sacred and highly challenging, faces not only the body of the elected representatives of this community, but each and every one of its members. As the world spiritual Crusade, to the successful prosecution of which the British followers of the Faith of Bahá’u’lláh have, singly and collectively, so markedly contributed, approaches its mid-point, the evidences of this indispensable quickening of the tempo of Bahá’í activity all over the British Isles and the islands situated in their neighbourhood and far beyond their confines, must become more manifest and rapidly multiply. The admiration and esteem in which a community, relatively small in numbers, strictly limited in resources, yet capable of such solid and enduring achievements, is held by its sister and daughter communities in every continent of the globe, far from declining must be further enhanced. The historic process originated as far back as the year which witnessed the formulation of the Six Year Plan on the occasion of the Centenary of the Declaration of the Báb in Shiraz, which gathered momentum, as a result of the inauguration of the Two Year Plan which followed the Centenary of the Báb’s Martyrdom in Tabriz, which received a tremendous impetus, in consequence of the launching of the Ten Year Crusade, commemorating the centenary celebrations of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh’s Mission in Tihran — such a process must, as the centenary celebrations designed to commemorate the Declaration of that same Mission in Baghdad approaches, be so markedly accelerated, and yield such a harvest, as will astonish the entire Bahá’í world, and give the signal for the inauguration, by those who have so spontaneously set this process in motion, more than a decade ago, of a blissful era designed to carry the chief builders of Bahá’u’lláh’s embryonic World Order, throughout the unnumbered, the diversified and widely scattered Dependencies of the British Crown, to still greater heights of achievements in the service and for the glory of His Faith.
May they, as they forge ahead along the high road leading to ultimate, total and complete victory, receive as their daily sustenance, a still fuller measure of the abounding grace, promised to the believers of an earlier generation by the Centre of the Covenant, the Author of the Divine Plan, Himself, on the occasion of His twice-repeated visit to their shores, and which has been unfailingly vouchsafed to themselves, in the course of over three decades, since the birth of the Formative Age of the Faith and the rise of its Administrative Order in their homeland.

Shoghi Dated 30th August 1957. (Shoghi Effendi, The Unfolding Destiny of the British Baha’i Community, p. 383).

15:13. So, was all that, above, “the last hurrah”, since the Divine Physician seems to dislike and despise me so intensely? The Divine Physician is just not worth the effort, since the outcome promises to be nothing but a pile of crap, the same pile of crap that has always been doled out to me, by bastards who claim they know what’s good for me, and fill me with despair using their psychological intimidation, bullying, manipulation, and withering condescension. Fuck them all.

15:48. If a religion brings someone nothing but pain and despair for 39 years, continuing the misery of the 19 years before it, what should a person do? What if the religion says that turning away from that religion would be the same as turning away from the Messengers of the past, and showing pride towards God for all eternity?

18:36. I will never be happy as long as I exist. I wonder how a person who has never been happy to be alive, can become so. Perhaps they cannot, and they prove the truth of the Atomic Rooster lyric, “Life is the prison and death is the key”. I wonder how it relates to the Qur’anic verse, “Wish for death if thou art a man of truth.”

 

1711119/20141015a) Why Men Are Psychopaths. October 13, 2014

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03:22 BST (British Summer Time),
‘Idal, 19th Mashiyyat, 171 BE
Justice, Loftiness of Will
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Arba’aa’, 21st Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Fourth Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Wednesday, 15th October 2014 AD

16:09. Stats:-

United States 3, Slovakia 1, Total 4.

03:22. I seem to be recovering from the recent storm of negative emotions, though trusting God or any human beings is nowhere close to being on my agenda anytime soon, especially women. I suppose its an ongoing process of the hardening of the heart, of brutalisation, turning me into a soldier, fit to be nothing but cannon fodder, which is what male socialisation is for, to turn boys into psychopaths.

12:06.  A guy came knocking on my door just now selling The Oxford Mail. I told him “I don’t read newspapers. My news source is Russia Today. All the others tell lies.” I wonder how many people are telling him something like that.

16:10. The negative emotions of the past few days have been suppressed successfully under an effective sticking plaster of “method acting”, living the part of a fictional character, since the real me, behind the “method acting” facade is not acceptable to anyone in this Universe.

23:03. Being Human surrounded by MKUltraed mind-controlled brain-washed ET enslaved zombies is beginning to become a regular experience, and I am beginning to realise my strengths in relation to them, which make me strong and them, weak. Firstly, I’m reminded that they seem extremely intimidated by an extended defiant index finger, as if it exudes an invisible death ray of Reiki energy that is lethal to them. Secondly, I’m aware that Baha’u’llah has my back, and is using my own contradictory passions, to confuse the enemy. Whereas I understand that these apparently contradictory passions of saying loving the Faith or hating the Faith, are different aspects of my own personality, and in a sense are perfectly rational in different contexts, it must be very confusing for others to have a handle on what makes me tick. And this ability to confuse is one of my greatest weapons, against my enemies. Thirdly, I seem to be retaining my capacity for independent critical thought, and this seems impervious to their black psy ops, which are becoming increasingly ineffective against me. Its like false flag events. They don’t work, because we are aware. But there are other levels of which people are NOT aware. I think that potentially being brain-washed by ETs using alien tech through the mass media, is one area of which most people are unaware. As Chomsky has said, “The people don’t know what’s happening, and they don’t know that they don’t know.”

23:41. What kind of NWO do YOU want? A tyranny controlled by a tiny elite who get their instructions from hostile ETs who have no interest in the welfare of the human race, or a NWO designed by God to protect and promote the best interests of the ENTIRE human race. The choice is YOURS. For the first research the 1% elite, and for the second, surf www.bahai.org Warning:- This issue is “time critical”.

 

1711117/20141013a) Petering Out. October 13, 2014

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03:59 BST (British Summer Time),
Kamal, 17th Mashiyyat, 171 BE
Perfection, Sovereignty of Will
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Ithnayn , 19th Dhu al-Hijjah, 1435 AH
Second Day of the week, of The Month of Pilgrimage
Monday, 13th October 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 7, Saudi Arabia 1, Thailand 1, United Kingdom 1, Total 10.

11:33. My new written, hand-written, diary which I first wrote in, on 11th August, is proving extremely liberating, and making both Facebook AND this blog increasingly redundant.

16:08. Watching Part 18, “Occupation” about Holland during “The World at War” on “Yesterday”, Freeview 19. Resistance to tyranny involved refusing to be involved and refusing to take part in the fascist cultural way of life being imposed from above. Its like refusing to read newspapers, or watch mainstream entertainment, or watch mainstream western news media, in the present. A refusal to accept or acknowledge the empire of lies around us, and a refusal to sign up to the culture’s bogus, false and hypocritical code of what is socially acceptable or appropriate.

22:00. What is a friend? Someone you can share your experience of life with? Someone you can talk to about your deepest feelings? Someone you can trust to be honest with you? Do I have any friends? No. But it could be worse. I could be under the impression that I DO have friends, and trusting them to be honest with me, sharing my feelings and experiences with them, and finding that behind my back they really despise me as inferior. That was a situation FAR worse than waking up to the truth that I don’t actually have any friends, and beginning to have self-respect in my aloneness. THIS situation is heaven compared with the hell that people lured me into for decades.

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