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endofworldbook wrote:

> Hi Milo,
>
> I should really read the Secret History book first before I
> fully comment on it...
>
> But my initial reaction is, these statements do not and cannot
> apply to our time. Yes, religion is no longer the dominant
> force it once was, but this is not the point of the original
> text that was quoted (and it's a stretch to say that it is).
> At any rate, it's a very gradual process that doesn't fit over
> just one generation.
>
> Many times people read things like the Book of Revelation or
> any ancient prophecy, and imagine that they relate to the era
> of the reader. (This is true whether the reader lives in the
> 1500s or today).
>
> A big one that Rapture-believers like to use when debating me
> is Peter 3:3: “You must understand that in the last days
> scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil
> desires.” By attempting to debunk their idea that the world
> will end sometime in the very near future, I am fulfilling
> biblical prophecy (in their minds) by "denying the truth."
>
> Only modern-day skeptics seem to fit the bill, of course.

I was really hoping for comments about what Graham Hancock wrote, but I don't recall him saying anything about the end of the world though...



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Secret History: a Lament for our times? 174 Graham Hancock 17-Nov-07 11:42
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 102 Diomede 17-Nov-07 21:29
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 127 Deep1 17-Nov-07 22:14
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 105 Raja 18-Nov-07 08:32
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 94 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:07
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 128 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 09:57
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 111 Karsten 09-Dec-12 02:55
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 113 Apocalypto 17-Nov-07 23:15
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 94 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:10
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 133 Blythe 18-Nov-07 06:15
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 113 Apocalypto 18-Nov-07 09:56
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 106 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:28
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 115 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:18
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 109 jonathan black 18-Nov-07 10:22
Disembodied intelligences 109 lukehancock 18-Nov-07 12:18
Re: Disembodied intelligences 185 Sangreal Sea 21-Nov-07 03:21
Re: Disembodied intelligences 116 solitaire 21-Nov-07 04:42
Re: Disembodied intelligences 117 Sangreal Sea 21-Nov-07 06:52
Re: Disembodied intelligences 116 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:43
Re: Disembodied intelligences 202 Sangreal Sea 03-Dec-07 04:22
Re: Disembodied intelligences 149 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:35
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 106 lukehancock 18-Nov-07 12:19
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 119 jonathan black 25-Nov-07 18:59
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 111 richarddullum 19-Nov-07 02:20
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 116 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:53
The Begotten Son = The Hermetica 231 Jaimi2 20-Nov-07 03:05
Re: The Begotten Son = The Hermetica 160 wendyinthewind 20-Nov-07 20:31
Re: The Begotten Son = The Hermetica 130 jonathan black 01-Dec-07 10:59
No Subject 98 michael seabrook 12-Dec-12 21:02
Thanks to Jonathan...& Graham 68 KMRalls 01-Dec-07 11:14
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 118 cladking 09-Dec-12 03:47
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 102 Sirius7237 15-Dec-12 23:17
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 119 Karsten 16-Dec-12 03:55
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 115 Sirius7237 16-Dec-12 19:38
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 84 Karsten 16-Dec-12 20:23
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 215 Milo 09-Feb-13 17:48
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 78 endofworldbook 10-Feb-13 02:32
Re: Secret History: a Lament for our times? 91 Milo 10-Feb-13 20:41
I'm glad to see this post revived 75 David L 10-Feb-13 21:13


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