Child Sacrifice In The West

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{{{ Excerpt from biblical scholar Bruce Chilton's new book ABRAHAM'S CURSE The Roots of Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (Child Sacrifice in the Legacies of the West) }}}

....But what if the sacrificial era has not gone by? Suppose the impulse to sacrifice, even to yield up the lives of children to gain supernatural favor, is still with us. If you consider, not what we say about ourselves, but what we do in relation to one another, you would observe that the twentieth century saw more children sacrificed to one cause or another than any previous century saw offered to its gods. The shift from religious belief to secular cause has not changed the fact that the increase of violence against innocents appears unrelenting.

With brutal precision, Wilfred Owen, writing during World War I in "The Parable of the Old Man and the Young," encapsulated the experience of the twentieth century. In his poem, even divine intervention cannot control Abraham's impulse to kill his child:

So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went,
And took the fire with with him, and a knife.
And as they sojourned both of them together,
Isaac the first-born spake and said, My Father,
Behold the preparations, fire and iron,
But where the lamb, for this burnt-offering?
Then Abram bound the youth with belts and straps,
and builded parapets and trenches there,
And stretched forth the knife to slay his son.
When lo! an Angel called him out of heaven,
Saying, Lay not thy hand upon the lad,
Neither do anything to him, thy son.
Behold! Caught in a thicket by its horns,
A Ram. Offer the Ram of Pride instead.
But the old man would not so, but slew his son,
And half the seed of Europe, one by one.

....Abraham's curse remains our inheritance, because we live during a period of renewed sacrificial intensity, often without any awareness that violence since the First World War is unparalleled in its scale and in its choice of young victims. By untangling our actions from the atavistic impulse that kills children in the name of virtue, we can at last free Isaac from the cords that, had they remained tied, would have denied Abraham his progeny. Unless we do, unless Abraham's impulse and the means to transform that impulse are discovered, then Wilfred Owen will prove to be a prophet of this century as well as a principal poet of the last....


29 Engineers: Only Explosives Can Explain 9/11 World Trade Center Destruction

29 Structural & Civil Engineers Cite Evidence for Controlled Explosive Demolition in Collapses of All 3 WTC High-Rises on 9/11

More than 700 architects and engineers have joined call for new investigation.

For Some, the Doubts Began Early.

“Something is wrong with this picture,” thought Nathan Lomba, as he watched replays of the Twin Tower collapses on television on September 11, 2001. A licensed structural engineer trained in buildings’ responses to stress, Lomba saw more on the screen than you or I. He puzzled, “How did the structures collapse in near-symmetrical fashion when the damage was clearly not symmetrical?”

Lomba was hardly alone in his discomfort. Most structural engineers were surprised when the towers fell. They mainly kept their misgivings to themselves, though, as Scientific American and the Journal of Engineering Mechanics, BBC, the History Channel and government agencies such as FEMA and NIST offered varying and often imaginative theories to explain how fires brought the towers down.

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The 54 former State Attorneys General told the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Siegelman case: "Such an interpretation puts at risk every politician who accepts a campaign contribution." "...criminalizing activities that fall short of an explicit quid pro quo agreement, can only lead to an impermissible chilling effect on the First Amendment right to contribute to political campaigns."

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New York Senator Gillibrand Supports New 9/11 Investigation May 30, 2009

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Watch 911 Inside Job on Danish TV News (English Subtitles)

9/11 was an inside job. It's so obvious how all this has played out so Bush could put in The Patriot Act, Homeland Security, FEMA (including concentration camps), wire-tapping, etc.


Press Release, 640 Architects and Engineers Call for New 9/11 Investigation

Evidence of Explosives Found in Destruction of All 3 WTC High-Rises

AE911Truth to Display Evidence at National AIA Convention 4/30 — 5/2, Moscone Center
Press Conference/Speaking Engagement Saturday May 2 at 4 pm, Westin Market Street Hotel


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Judge Jay Bybee signed the first of four infamous Bush-era memos authorizing torture -- torture in the name of the people of the United States. George Bush then awarded Bybee his lifetime appointment as a federal judge.

Fire Judge Bybee now:

The torture techniques Bybee authorized are illegal, both by U.S. laws and by international treaties we have sponsored. Bybee broke the ethical, professional, and legal standards that should govern lawyers. Judge Jay Bybee has neither the legal nor moral authority to sit in judgment of others, and should be impeached.

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Daniel Sunjata interviewed by Eric Deggans, media critic of the St. Petersburg Times.

The interview appears on on his blog entitled "The Feed." 4/6/09:

....when critics asked the minds behind FX's blockbuster firefighter drama Rescue Me about the inspiration for a storyline where one of the guys insists the 9/11 terrorist attacks was an inside job, they simply pointed to cast member Daniel Sunjata, who plays Franco.

That's because Sunjata, a buff, accomplished actor who has played everyone from Reggie Jackson to Langston Hughes, believes a faction in the American government pulled off the attack.

"There’s alternative theories about what really happened on 9/11," he told TV critics in January. "They’re not discussed a lot in the press....


Dealing With Health Insurance Companies As Near-Death Experience

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Actor and activist Ed Asner has signed the Architects and Engineers for 911Truth (AE911Truth) online petition and sent a letter of support.

The text of the letter reads:


October 6, 2008

To Whom It May Concern:

I would like to thank Richard Gage, AIA and Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth for presenting the scientific facts behind the unprecedented destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers and Building 7. AE911Truth presents solid research that contradicts the official story of the building's destruction with the overwhelming evidence of explosive controlled demolition.

An accurate understanding of history is required to make good decisions in the future. Over and over again, history has shown that the first public perceptions of historical events are not always correct. I, along with millions of others, have serious questions about our country's recent history about 9/11.

I have signed the petition calling for an unbiased investigation of the "collapses" of these three high-rise buildings. I encourage everyone to do the same, and also become a Sustaining Member of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.



Edward Asner

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by Vincent Bugliosi



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