Propaganda- Wilderness Cry – H L Hunt MD

cropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngPROPAGANDA: It is very likely that each of us has been exposed to a similar degree of propaganda. That is to say that we have been under the influence of some organizational “here to say” verbiage that has been presented to us as irrefutable, gospel truth.  Because of our “brainwashing” influences, many, maybe most, of us have been suckered into a belief system that ” defies reality”. Each, in turn, is caught up in a smug cocoon of comfort. If we have enough external support, we feel very comfortable and secure in our own little cocoon. However, that comfort zone speaks nothing to reality. It is, in fact, so manifestly evident in the everyday presentation, of the  false zone of security, seen in individuals of differing ‘faith bases”. Just today, I witnessed the seemingly joyous gathering of a group of Roman catholic women who belong to the “First Friday” group. The First Friday group are people who have been convinced that attendance at mass and receiving communion on the First Friday of each month somehow entitles the to a special place in God’s heart and ultimately in His kingdom. Of course, the ultimate visible goal is the ensuing “happy hour” of breakfast, and endless gossip following each First Friday session. Now, lets examine that philosophy. It seems to me that if the “First Friday” observation were indeed important for our salvation, it would be observed in the most sanctifying manner; that is, each communicant would leave the group in self- dignified fashion and would never be “tempted” to dilute the “First Friday”sanctity with the effervescent verbosity exhibited routinely at the post-First Friday masses. To me the entire event represent a charade, masquerading under the guise of holiness and spirituality; a complete hoax. Now, in reality, none of the above is pertinent to our salvation; the entire concept is a hoax and a sham. Our Creator is Perfect; meaning it cannot possibly be influenced by our cunning, conniving schemes aimed at gaining influence over our neighbors; “I doubt there is a greater sin”. Anyone who attempts to gain influence over his/her neighbor by supposed “religious” applications is a hypocrite in the ultimate degree. God plays “no favorites”. Anyone who presumes otherwise is inglorious. All of those presumptions stem from a false concept of God. God is a perfect rational being. As such, it would be impossible for It to be prejudicial, and/or “play favorites”. God is perfect love which means It attaches no more value to one than another. Please read my powerful little book, Wilderness Cry, to understand completely this and many, many more implications. Amazon, Kindle, ET AL. All comments welcomed.

ARCHAIC- Wilderness Cry- Hilary L Hunt MD

cropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngARCHAIC: It’s been a while since I was able to post; been running everywhere for graduations for last several weeks, plus working hard in my charity vegetable gardens. Things have settled down now, finally, and my time can be shared as desired. The prompt word of the day, “archaic”, caught my eye in a flash. I am no dummy. I have total awareness that each of us has been indoctrinated with some form of religious belief usually associated with a religious book (Bible, Quran, etc.). With that understanding, simple perusal of history plus observation of everyday events, shows us clearly that our methods have failed miserably. My contention is that our reference books of Spirituality are extremely archaic. I can hear you now shrieking in anger and dismay; such heretical language. Each person and/or group is dug-in like badgers protection their turfs while all the time attempting to expand their domains. With that observation, the simple question immediately arises. Why? My humble opinion suggests that the original premises upon which those books were written were terribly mistaken and misguided. The writers of those books had absolutely no scientific understanding of our existence nor of the universe in which they lived. Their superstitions led them to conjure up all sorts of ideations and perceptions which became reality to them. Later on, when Jesus appeared on the scene, they neither understood nor wanted to understand what he was telling them. Different writers about His life and sayings contradict themselves repeatedly, and usually about subjects used by the Church as doctrinal teachings. A couple of examples: In describing the circumstances surrounding Jesus birth, Luke says the Holy Family returned to Nazareth almost immediately while Matthew, describes astrologers (Magi, Wise men) coming in search of the New King after observing His star. This triggered an entire list of undesirable events including the “murder of the holy innocents”, Joseph and Mary being warned in a dream fleeing the country for as long as maybe twelve years. Consequently the Church created an entire set of rituals and feast Day of The Epiphany: in describing Jesus’ crucifixion, Luke presents a picture of two insurgents crucified with Jesus. One of them kept berating Jesus while the other asked Him to remember him when He came into His kingdom. Jesus says to him; “this day you shall be with Me in paradise”. Now during Lent and certain other occasions, the “sacrificial” Christians say the Apostles’ Creed which clearly states that Jesus died, descended into hell, and rose again on the third day; Matthew’s version shows both insurgents continuing to berate Him: Luke wrote the Acts of the Apostles (mostly what Paul did) some fifteen-twenty years after Paul had written very descriptively  his own activities in multiple letters to his constituents. When put side by side for comparison, Luke writes a “romantic” version to his own liking. Garry Wells, Emeritus Professor of History at Northwestern Univ., in his book, What Paul Meant, shows that Luke is a veritable liar. Hardly a single word in Acts is the correct account of activities as they actually occurrerd.  These few but very meaningful discrepancies in biblical writing discredit the Bible as a reliable source of Jesus’ activities and/or teachings.  Furthermore, it has been copied so many thousand times, all from one singular copy of copies surviving 200-300 years, there could be little doubt that multiple errors both intentional and unintentional have been made in the process. Also, we know from reliable sources, that the Quran has been reinterpreted to suit the desires of certain groups. In my opinion, to expect that multiple versions of Jesus’ life and words could have been written by multiple individuals and preserved in exact context is pure idiocy. Bart Ehrman, Professor of Bible, NCU, in one of his books (I believe, Jesus Interrupted), states matter-of-factly, that the KING JAMES VERSION of the Bible is the most corrupted of all. My point is this. If we are ever to have understanding and peace we must get off our archaic understanding of “sacred scriptures”. WE must all come to a rational understanding of common sense. The very first, and most important thing that must be done is to change our child-like understanding of the nature of our Divine Creator. Until that is done, peace can never come. Our Creator is not some Grizzled old man exotically robed and sitting on a throne in some inexplicable place “somewhere up-there”. Our Creator is simply and most importantly “a perfect rational being”. That understanding of the “essence” of our Supreme Being leads to no possibility of misunderstanding of who It is. I use the word It advisedly; our Creator has no “gender”. The word and description of God as our Father is the very, very, very prejudicial patristic attitude held about women forever. Men were the “superior” species; females were the enticement to all sin and, indeed, the first sinner, according to the simplistic ideation of creation as spelled out in the book of Genesis. The essence of the creator and manager of our entire universe must, by necessity, have a perfect intellect and a perfect will. Perfect means unchangeable, and for that reason, we have been duped forever into believing we can actually change Its mind. The Hebrews actually believed that they were bargaining with God, and consequently, dreamed up all sorts of schemes and scenarios to account for their delusional thinking. When Jesus came along with His message of Love (acceptance), they were dismayed, disappointed, and ultimately, disparaging. They had no interest in His message. All they wanted was their childish (Santa Claus), selfish, idea of a new paradise just for them alone to be fulfilled immediately. When Jesus told them that He had come to die for forgiveness of their iniquity, they were flabbergasted. Their Messiah had double-crossed them. So when they killed Him by hanging Him on a tree, they had to continue the drama by conjuring up a “second coming”. The Apostle Paul believed it to be imminent, maybe tomorrow, and told hid followers so. When it did not happen immediately, John Mark, Paul’s sidekick, who wrote the first Gospel fifteen to twenty years later, kicked the can down the road somewhat. He describes Jesus as saying it will all happen within the current generation (forty years). Well, can anyone bear the truth? It has been almost two thousand years since Mark wrote those words and no “second coming” yet. What does that mean. To me it means that the entire selfish idea was a myth from the beginning. It “aint” gonna happen. The reason is very clear. The basic premises upon which all those Old and New Testament stories were based are false.  As stated before, I’m no dummy. Anyone with “one eye and half sense” can see clearly that Religion is the largest moneymaking business and the most divisive business that the world has ever known. With 33,000 so-called Christian denominations in the world, and each claiming absolute and separate authenticity, it is clear that they are the culprits. Having said that, I am totally aware that, to many, religion is their most precious possession, because they have been told so and made to believe. Unwittingly, deep down however, most hold those of a different faith in some form of disregard, and, in many case downright disdain and even hatred. What a pity. And all profess goodness and kindness in the “face of the Lord”; a pure sham. I have heard snide remarks about other religions uttered from the pulpit of my church hundreds, maybe thousands of times in my eighty four years. How is that possible? Simply because the basic understanding of our Supreme Being has been in gross error throughout all recorded history. Now, I am aware that each of you will continue attending your church services because you have been disciplined to do so. However, as you listen to the constant haranguing over each little word of the “good book”, remember that your Creator is inestimably “greater” than anything you are hearing. The image of our Supreme Being is imprinted on each of us, and indeed, each entity in existence, just as free range cattle are branded. Jesus, our brother and representative, recognizing His and our inner being as a mirror image of our Creator, realized that it befell Him to “pay the price” for all the iniquity (selfishness) in the universe. He did so willingly but not without great fear and trepidation. That was the message He tried so desperately to get through the “thick skulls” of His apostles and others. Because He was human, He failed miserably on that attempt. He did not fail in His most important endeavor, the salvation of the entire universe. So, if genuine peace (acceptance of our fellow man as our equal) is ever to come, it is imperative that the ARCHAIC ideation of God instilled in each of us must be discarded. It must be replaced with “GOD IS A PERFECT RATIONAL BEING”. Ponder that for a while. While pondering, you will find great assistance in understanding those concepts in my little book, Wilderness Cry. I strongly urge you to read it; Amazon, Kindle et al.  All comments welcomed, handg@comcast.net.

OBSERVE- Wilderness Cry- Hilary L Hunt MD

OBSERVE: Observation is one of the basic tools of scientific investigation. Typically, scientific experiments encompass three aspect; postulation, experimentation and obscropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngervation. Today, I want to talk about a subject very near and dear to my heart, and that is the very nature of God, God’s Essence. I was raised in a very strict Roman catholic environment, having been educated to the hilt for nineteen years in Catholic institutions. In the beginning, I was taught Catholic Catechism as though it were arithmetic. It was instilled in me that God was somewhat schizophrenic in the sense that he loved me one second, but would send me straight to hell the very next second for infraction of one of His or the Church’s rules. As a young child, that was very frightening and disconcerting. As a juvenile, I began to notice that nothing we, either individually or as an entire community, prayed for ever materialized. When I questioned my pastor (priest) about that, he explained that it was God’s Will. From that time on, I began to sense that all the interminable praying and worshiping we  were doing seemed to be a total waste of time and energy. As a married adult, I sensed that the Church’s attitude about sex in general, and birth control specifically was completely irrational. I listened to Sunday sermons with priests riling about birth control, divorce and sexual subjects ad nauseum. Also, I noticed a complete disconnect between what I was taught and the reality I experienced in real life. I could see clearly all the problems, but the solution eluded me. We were taught about the Trinity, a mystery not understandable; Gods Will; The Holy Spirit; even God, Himself, but no definition of the essence of these entities was ever offered. Finally, it occurred to me that God’s essence must be defined if rationality were to prevail in our lives. After years of study and contemplation, it finally struck me–I must and could define God’s Essence. No one before me had ever done so. Great theologians had frequently spoken of the essence of God, but none had ever offer a definition. By defining God’s Essence thusly–“God Is A Perfect Rational Being”, I was suddenly able to eliminate all the “mysteries” from our lives. I was able to define the Trinity in explicit terms. The qualities of rationality are two; an intellect which perceives and a will that achieves. In the case of a Perfect Intellect, what would it perceive? Obviously, something perfect if available. Since It is the only Perfect Thing in existence, God’s Perfect Intellect reflects upon Itself and what does It see? A mirror image of Itself, exact and Perfect in every respects (we call It the Son, the second Person of the Trinity). Since we are speaking of the supernatural, that Image is living; two Persons, one God. So then what choioce do two Perfect rational Beings, perceiving each other have except to accept (love, choose, will) each other? That perpetual “Loving Energy” oscillating between the Two in perpetuity, we call the Holy Spirit (Will of God). Since that energy (vision) between the Two carries the perpetual image of Its generators, It is identical to Them, the third person of the Trinity; three persons, one same God. In the next segment, I will elucidate the many ramifications of that definition. In the meantime, if you wish to see the complete picture in its entirety, you may do so by reading my little book, Wilderness Cry. It leaves no stone unturned in our spiritual, temporal and eternal lives. It applies to every human that ever lived and to every religion  the world has ever known. It represents the ultimate summation of astute observation. So far, it has gotten nothing but rave reviews. Available Amazon, Kindle, and all major online book retailers. You may read Amazon’s description and reviews by logging onto Amazon. All comments and discussions, and constructive criticisms welcomed.  handg@comcast.net.

Glimmer- Wilderness Cry- Hilary L Hunt MD

cropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngGLIMMER- what a significant word to describe our chances for world peace. It means, of course, a faint light or insight. As we observe the world on a daily basis, what we see is constant bickering between ideological and/or religious group. Many of those bickerings escalate into outright war with resultant untold misery and death. All of those hostilities are generated by  diverse views about a creator or lack thereof with resultant selfish conquest. The only path to peace is for the world to recognize that we all have the same identical Creator, call It what you wish (Buddha, Allah, God, Brahma, Yahweh, etc.). We must all come to the understanding that the image of that Supreme Being is imprinted on each of us. As such, we all are brothers and sisters. With that understanding, we may be able to come to a loving (accepting of differences) relationship, rather than the hostile one which pervades our societies now. Understanding that philosophy prompted me to call for acceptance of the World-Wide Communion Of Spirituality. It is our only glimmer of hope for promoting and maintaining peace. My little book< Wilderness Cry explains all in clear scientific and philosophic terms. My hope is for all to read and understand. Amazon, Kindle, Et Al.    handg@comcast.net.

EXPLORE

IMG_0082Why are people so reluctant to explore other possibilities of cause-effect events in their lives? I have studied and pondered that question for decades. After discussing with people of all cultures and religions, and observing their attitudes, the main reason seems clear to me. Psychologically, most of us have been indoctrinated with a specific set of values and understandings of the nature of our existence. Even though we are keenly aware that hundreds/thousands of differing religions and ideologies exist, most of us persist in accepting our indoctrination as the “one and true”. A certain percentage of us, have not been so intensely schooled, and therefore are not as “locked in” to a specific, rigid way of thought. Generally, that group seem to be more malleable concerning exploring different ideas, and, in fact. seem to be more likely to switch allegiances. I have concluded that the principle reason for the rigidity seen in many has to do with security. That sense of security seems to come from an indoctrinational idea that strict adherence guarantees success (salvation), while deviation guarantees failure (hell). So, it can rightly be seen as a “security blanket”. We often have heard the term “hard shelled” used to describe such people. It is, therefore, quite understandable how and why such attitudes exist. In itself, that attitude poses no problem. However, invariably, when two “hard shells” of different beliefs clash, the result, too frequently, is a “blood bath” of verbiage; sometimes with loss of friendship and even permanent hostility. And therein lies the horror of rigidity concerning our existence. Rather than being “open-minded” and willing to explore other views while searching for  common ground and thereby promoting love and peace, what we see is exactly the opposite; association is grudgingly accepted, common understanding is never obtained, and peace is never possible. Observing and studying that conundrum for years compelled me to seek a solution. It occurred to me that everyone was arguing about a being (God, Yahweh, Buddha, Allah, Brahma, etc.)as their Supreme Being, but not one of them had ever defined that being. After years of consideration, the definition occurred to me. Our universal Supreme Being must be defined as “A PERFECT RATIONAL BEING. That definition explained easily all the mysteries in our lives. It shows the Perfect Love of our Creator, negating any possibility of Hell. As rational beings all humans must recognize that the Spirit of our Supreme Being is imprinted on each of us; we all are common brothers and sisters. I was  able to arrive at those conclusions only by being flexible in my attitude. It was  mandatory that other ideas be explored in search of curative help. In recognition of our common spirituality I have called upon all religious leaders to accept the concept of the “World-Wide Communion Of Spirituality”. It is our only way to peace. I have described in detail my basis for such philosophy in my powerful little book Wilderness Cry. I encourage each of you to be open to exploration and avail yourselves of my book. Amazon, Kindle ET AL.  All comments encouraged.  handg@comcast.net

 

INEFFICIENT- Wilderness Cry- Hilary L Hunt MD

cropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngINEFFICIENT- Just a short note today to demonstrate how truly meaningful the post-word of the day, “inefficient”, has become in our lives. Of course, the meaning of “inefficient” is basically “lack of ability in accomplishment”. While my purpose is not to demean, deride or otherwise offend anyone, it is to show how inefficient the Bible has been in attaining unity and peace. Presumably, the “written word of God” should be a uniting force. However, history proves otherwise. Mankind has always been at war for various reasons, not the least of which has been differences in ideologies and religions. I’m not certain just how long the Old Testament has been in existence (5-6,000 years?, but even it could not contain and maintain the attention and certainty of its originators, the Jews. Jewish friends of mine who attend their Synagogue, tell me that there are at least 3-4 major “branches” of Judaism, possibly more. Then, came Jesus, the Christ, the Messiah Who had been long awaited. The Jews anticipation had always been that the Messiah would bring an instant end to their long-suffering; He would instantly recreate Paradise just for them. When Jesus arrived preaching Love of neighbor as their “guiding star”, the Jews were perplexed, disappointed, and eventually angered to the point of executing Him. Of course, that fit right into Jesus’ “playbook”, because He knew His mission was exactly that; to die in atonement for all the evil in  the universe. His only command, which superseded all the Jewish commandments, was “Love God with your all, and Love your neighbor as yourself”, paraphrased. He knew His time would be short, explaining why Jesus was constantly tutoring His disciples to keep quiet about His activities. We have no realistic idea of what Jesus really did and said because our current “versions” of the bible stem from a copy of possibly hundreds of altered recopies made 200-300 yrs after the original. Therefore we truly cannot assess the efficiency of Jesus’ efforts. What we can attest to is the fact that the “bible(s)” has been, and still is, the most “inefficient” book ever written at uniting the world’s peoples. Rather its inefficiency has resulted in unbelievable splintering of God’s people. Seemingly, each person has a different interpretation. Those inclined have seized upon this division and dis-interpretation, as an excuse to start a “new church”; all for power, money and control. So, now we have 33,000 such, so-called, Christian churches world-wide. How inefficient is that at generating unity? While there may be a few “converts” to various forms of Christianity annually, a much greater number of existing Christians have become completely disenchanted and, thereby, have ceased attending a church of any kind; evidence of greater inefficiency. For some seventy odd years, I have been observing and pondering the “cause and cure” of this dysfunction and inefficiency. My studious reading of the Bible over the years has allowed me to make several critical observations: changes in wordings in critical areas with each subsequent edition, leading to different ideation; obvious contradictions from one author to another about the same story; just as importantly, the many different versions written over the centuries. Without doubt, there has been total inefficiency in preserving the original story. Just as importantly, and maybe more-so, the different interpretations applied by churches and preachers has produces a completely disjointed understanding of God, Jesus, and our universe. I have diagnosed the disease and its symptoms. In my book, Wilderness Cry, I prescribe and describe the “cure”. The first task in devising a cure was to define the “Essence of God”. Understanding that “GOD IS A PERFECT RATIONAL BEING” provides a one hundred percent efficient cure to this heretofore incurable disease. It removes all guilt from our being. At the same time, it removes all the so-called mystery in our lives. Understanding that God’s image is imprinted on everything in existence not only allowed but, rather, compelled me to call for recognition and acceptance of the World-Wide Communion Of Spirituality  among all people. This is the only efficient way to peace. Please, let us cease our total inefficiency. Amazon, Kindle ET ALL. All comments welcomed.  handg@comcast.net

FOREIGN-Wilderness Cry- Hilary L Hunt MD

cropped-img_0360-1-e1509913859388.pngFOREIGN is a word denoting strange, unfamiliar, from another country, etc. We use it in may differing circumstances to indicate or imply a person, country, idea, attitude or circumstance. Today I want to talk about a general quote from the Book Of Genesis . After God’s angel intervenes in Abram’s willing adventure to slaughter his son Isaac, as a reward, God promises him literally the entire world. Moreover, God is quoted as telling Abram that He will make his decedents more numerous than the grains of sand on all the earths beaches. That sounds good on the surface, but when diligent thought is applied, that idea not only seems foreign but ridiculous. Even today, the estimated number of Jews worldwide is a generous 15-16 million, and very likely represents the most ever at any given time. I haven’t taken the time to calculate it out, but others have. The result is an astonishing 1 billion grains in a cubic foot of sand or about 50 pounds. Now if we allow 20 years for turnover, and allow 8,000 years since God’s proclamation, we get 400 generations times 15 million equals 6 billion people. That’s a little less than 1/5th of a cubic yard of sand. Of course, according to the Noah flood story, there was a time when the Jewish race was diminished to about 10 people or so. It would have taken an awful lot of breeding to build the race up to the millions mark. Even as a child, those readings in the Old Testament seemed far-fetched and foreign to me; much more-so now. Consider this: our Milky Way Galaxy contains about 250 billion suns (stars). It is 100,000 light years across; meaning that light traveling 186,000 miles/second requires 100,000 years to traverse it. Our nearest neighbor galaxy, Andromeda, is estimated to contain 1 trillion stars. The Hubble telescope has shown that our universe contains 2 trillion galaxies. Little wonder that light which has been traveling 13.7 billion years is just now reaching our earth. So, those numbers are so large as to be totally foreign and incomprehensible to the human mind. Now back to the Old Testament story; there are millions of preachers and lay people alike who “swear on a stack of bibles” that every word of the Bible is true and inerrant. One does not have to have the genius of Einstein to understand the fallaciousness of such proclamations. No wonder religion has been “deathly afraid” of mathematics and science. Science is totally foreign to the bible and biblical concepts of God. There is, however, a realistic, scientific, and philosophically sound concept of God (and the Supreme Being of all other world religions). The Jews in particular developed a minuscule, humanistic concept of God; they could control and bargain with Him. Note further that God was notated as a male figure (Father). That’s reasonable, because throughout history, women were considered just slightly better than a dog. Now, lets get down to reality. What we have is a universe(s) that is totally incomprehensible, that is made of identically the same perfect quanta (particles of energy), that is absolutely perfect in form and function. It exhibits perfect rationality in all aspects. So if we are to accept a concept of God (Supreme Being) that created, controls and maintains all of this, we must assign that Being’s “essence” as A PERFECT RATIONAL BEING. At the same time, we recognize that everything in the universe is evil by virtue of its selfishness. Everything is in motion and has “needs”. God made it that way so it could function. When needs cease, so will motion. When motion ceases, so will time; only Eternity remains.  God being Perfect is incapable of change; therefore It exists in Eternity. When we die and cease changing, so will we exist with God in Eternity. These ideas may seem, foreign to you at first glance. However, I believe with a little “open minded” consideration, you may find them not foreign at all. Enter Jesus; I believe without doubt that Jesus understood the concept of universal evil (selfishness). He saw Himself as a mirror image of God and Their Love relationship (God’s Will, the Holy Spirit). He knew the “price had to be paid” to ameliorate all the evil in the universe. He did so willingly but with great trepidation (Jesus was human). I develop this complete philosophy in my powerful little book, Wilderness Cry. Religion and ideologies don’t want to accept any of these concepts because by doing so, they would lose all power, money and influence. However, as the only way to PEACE, I have called for recognition of the World-Wide Communion Of Spirituality. This idea accepts the idea that as children of God, we each carry Its Brand, The Holy Spirit within us. As such, we are all brothers and sisters. We must cease fighting. No longer must we be foreigners to each other. WE all are united by the Holy Spirit (Love Of God).  Amazon, Kindle, ET AL.  All comments welcomed. handg@comcast.net