Revelations

All lies point to truths they cannot exist without.

The truth is being revealed at such a breakneck pace that we are overwhelmed at the depth and scope of corruption.

We always knew this day was coming, where forgiveness stops and accountability begins. The return of Christ is a return to Love. Not the ‘kumbyah’ love everyone wishes, but the kind of love that says, “my warning meant nothing”, and “hey, did you not get the memo that everyone reaps what they have sown!?”

I’m not kidding. Theologians have been saying the same old thing about the same old thing. The Revelations don’t fit into their modalities. In fact, there’s not a single modality that the Revelations fit into. That’s because every single one of them has marginalized the role of beliefs, never mind creating a rational statement describing how beliefs work.

Fret not, I completed that 5 years ago this month. Interestingly enough, it aligns with miracles, but not morality. And true to form following function, one is free to choose to believe the wrong things about themselves. These two features are what makes beliefs simultaneously powerful and useless.

Beliefs agnostically self-reinforce instantaneously, creating feelings, thoughts, and actions in that order, which themselves create more self-reinforcing feelings, thoughts, and actions.

The first instance of misbelief is recorded in Genesis 3. Note Eve’s reaction when she believes what a lying snake told her. She felt naked, afraid (thought) and hid herself (action). Thus began the corruption of all souls who believe — just like Eve — that they are not created like God.

A deception, lie, or marketing must contain a kernel of truth in order to induce belief. And it always includes this: perform an external action in order to achieve or receive what you already are or have.

Deceivers have employed and institutionalized this model for thousands of years under different brands for the same purpose: to control and profit. The instant one believes any variation of this model, they are instantly enslaved to it.

Deceptions require belief. Truths are self-evident. The kernel of truth that deceptions, lies, and marketing contain are what those are pointing at. That’s to say that the truth will always come out because deceptions depend on the truth in order to induce belief, or else the deception isn’t a deception at all — it’s an easily rejected fabrication.

Before there were thoughts, there was silence. The air was filled with the subtle sounds of the Earth and all of the interconnected life forms that made interconnected life possible and enduring. The whisper of the breeze as it meandered through the trees and the soothing beating of wings as birds flit about locating the odd sounds of insects. The moisture of the morning dew gently cleaning and feeding the grasses as eggshell butterflies sipped moisture from the base of the stalks. The proverbial and real Garden of Eden was perfect.

Before all this there were beliefs. And then at the first instance, the first record of belief is of someone believing the gaslighting from a lying snake.

All this time everyone has had beliefs about beliefs. Nobody thought to wonder, to think, to analyze. The Earth never stood still for anything, so we all just carried on and believed whatever anyone told us because deep down we knew we were interconnected. Somehow it would all work out because there was a God, and surely S/He knew what was best.

But, because we believed the deceptions, we resorted to rationalizing. We created laws that followed the Original Misbelief. We addressed the symptoms because we were blind to the cause. We lost our interconnectedness. We misunderstood that our interconnectedness was based on taking care of each other. We replaced Love with Laws. We stopped following our hearts, we stopped trusting in the way we were created. Obedience replaced faith, sweeping Love aside. We became slaves to obedience.

Then the bitter harvest came, followed swiftly by more of the same. What once was a simple fear became organized and monetized. Resources that were free were sold to merchants of fear who used the Original Misbelief to create wars. Taxes were collected to create more fear-based misery. Man used freely given resources to inflict untold suffering on hundreds of millions of people while the Church told them that obedience to fear-based laws would result in Love.

Obedience replaced Love. Fear replaced Love. Hate replaced Love. Church replaced God. Theology replaced Love. Small wonder then that those who shoved Love aside demanded the death of the one who showed them the error in their thinking, that making money results in more fear, more perceived lack is/was and has always been freely available to anyone who wants it at any given instance in any given circumstances.

Like Eve before them, they chose fear. They chose money over Love. More fear was reaped and institutionalized in the Church. Evil is not the absence of morality. Evil is doing nothing to ensure your neighbor has water, food, clothing, and shelter.

Today the evil is complete. It cannot be removed for it is institutionalized in every facet of life known as ‘modern civilizations’. The reaping of what has been sown for thousands of years cannot be undone. The illegal has been legalized. The immoral has been normalized. The analog has been digitized and discarded in favor of an algorithm that digitally transfer artificial wealth away from the digital have-nots to the wealthiest.

Many prefer this sanitization. They don’t realize that the physical has already collapsed and will continue until the Earth burns not from climate change, but from the staggeringly immense amount of fossil fuels drilled from the depths and spread on the surface, evaporated into the skies, and precipitated back to the surface. Again, rinse and repeated for over a hundred years.

And yet Christians will argue about morality as if that’s all that matters, once again conflating symptoms as the cause. Now as then, people and their religious leaders have forgotten that the greatest command to love one’s fellow human as one’s self doesn’t require belief in God. It doesn’t require belief in anything, just practical action.

All the world’s religions contain references to how to treat others. Celebrate their success as your own, because it is. Suffer with them as your own suffering, because it is. Lift them up as yourself, because they are you. Doing unto others as you would have them do unto to you facilitates miracles for the simple reason that Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.

Religion isn’t about God as many people think. The Bible clearly documents the consequences of what happens when you you believe in who you were created to be and what happens when you believe the lies told about…you. People resort to turning every interaction into a transaction. Freely give because it has been freely given to you. If someone says ‘perform this external action in order to achieve/receive what you are/already have’, you know they are lying snakes.

This includes Evangelical Christians who say, ‘accept Jesus as your Savior and you will have eternal life’. Thus eternal life is already yours; no belief required.

On one hand people who believe whatever the Bible says because it’s the Bible, no critical thinking or analysis welcome — leave that to the experts. On the other hand people believe whatever the Billionaires tell them on the tell-a-vision.

In both instances beliefs agnostically self-reinforce instantaneously, creating feelings, thoughts, and actions in that order, which themselves create more self-reinforcing feelings, thoughts, and actions.

Beliefs cause one to think that everything they believe is true, and to believe that everything they think is true. This is corruption on a personal level because beliefs create the lens that one views life through, and the mirror that reflects the lens. This happens regardless of any attribute of the thing believed.

You believe in God, and all of the self-reinforcements sustain that belief. You believe there isn’t a God, and all of the self-reinforcements sustain that belief. Who is right — it doesn’t matter because beliefs agnostically self-reinforce instantaneously, creating feelings, thoughts, and actions in that order, which themselves create more self-reinforcing feelings, thoughts, and actions.

You believe that knee surgery will fix your knee problems. Or deep down you don’t believe it will but you get the surgery anyways. In both instances the outcome of the surgery depends on your belief.

Here’s the kicker: beliefs are stored in your DNA and originated from your grandparents. How your grandparents, and their grandparents before them, responded to stressors in life modified the expression of their genes and thus is an excellent predictor of how you will respond to stressors. It’s the expression of DNA that is transferred and stored in your body and can be activated by similar stressors. This is how all beliefs have been been passed down through several generations.

To be clear, you can choose how to express your beliefs. You can choose the same old same old of your grandparents to sustain their horrible, fear-based habits that involve alcoholism and all of the terrible consequences involved. You can choose to continue your piety and tell those generational alcoholics that their problem is a moral issue and if they would just choose to be morally virtuous or accept Jesus as their Savior then everything will work out. You can choose to believe whatever you choose to believe, but to tell another person to perform an external action in order to achieve/receive what is already possible without that external action is evil because no human can turn off their innate, built-in, hardwired capacity to believe.

Because once a thing is believed, it agnostically self-reinforces instantaneously, creating feelings, thoughts, and actions in that order, which themselves create more self-reinforcing feelings, thoughts, and actions.

You sow with your beliefs (feelings+thoughts+actions) and you reap accordingly. I call all of the above “the physics of spirituality” because ultimately, each person is physically manifesting their feelings, thoughts, and actions. At any given point in time — NOW! — you can choose to express the impossible. The impossible is currently invisible. In order for it to be impossible it first must have been possible or you never would have known it. In or for something to be invisible, it must have the capacity to be visible or else you never would’ve been cognizant of its invisibility.

All that is required for you to manifest anything your heart desires is to believe. There’s nothing else to consider, no other factor to account for. Just you in this part of Earth with the entire cosmos waiting to decide what you want to manifest.

An original digital painting by Peter B, printed on metal, 12"x18" in limited editions of of 36. Available for $129.99, includes shipping. Pay via Venmo @Peter-Bockenthien. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery. Title: Electric Seaweed
An original digital painting by Peter B, printed on metal, 12"x18" in limited editions of of 36. Available for $129.99, includes shipping. Pay via Venmo @Peter-Bockenthien. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery. Title: Electric Seaweed

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Peter B.

Objective analysis of claims and incongruities against the rational axiom of how beliefs work.