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Mon Sep 17, 2012, 06:39 AM

46. Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Good Catch, truth2power. Reminds me that back in the 1990's, Israel reportedly expelled some British and American end-timers for plotting to fulfill Biblical prophecy by blowing up the Wailing Wall and perhaps the same mosque mentioned in the documentary.

I grew up in a fundamentalist Christian home, briefly studied for the Baptist ministry at Falwell's alma mater, and was surrounded by end-timers of varying degrees before becoming a young adult. It's part of the faith to believe or hope that Christ returns in one's lifetime, but most Christians I know consider it a sin (Tempting God) to try and force the Second Coming. On the other hand, over the years I have been forced cut off all ties with some relatives exactly like those in the documentary because I do not want the FBI showing up at my door asking questions about them. Well, that and my relatives consider me unclean or something because I walked away from organized religion, joined The Church of the SubGenius and became pastor of St. God's Cathedral where the real Christ is always welcome.

The word "addiction" used in the documentary to describe the behavior of some of the end-time space cadets is an interesting diagnosis, though it's above my pay grade to have an opinion. However I do know that some of these people are very capable of attempting the ultimate Temptation of God. My guess is that every intelligence agency in the Middle East and beyond to the Korean CIA and Interpol are also aware of the possibilities. God help us, eh?

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