Excerpt from The Astrological Foundation Of The Christ Myth Book Four
The scourge of monotheism is the arrogant and repressive doctrine of Jews, Christians and Muslims which postulates that the god of their faith (faiths) is the only true god and that spiritual salvation can only be obtained from within their ranks or through them, as the bona fide agents of the only true god. This elitist tyrannical conception was spawned by Jewish style monotheism, and is absolutely deplorable, in my opinion. This attitude, of the monotheists, is a manifestation of religious bigotry to the highest degree. And this religious bigotry has engendered and continues to sow the seeds of political, social, financial and racial bigotry within every fabric of monotheistic society and tends to contaminate other social structures that ordinarily would not share these biases.
Any society founded on monotheism is by its very nature a meddlesome community, intent on interfering in the affairs of others and seeking to subvert or override the social/political systems of others, pursuant to the ostensibly high-
Please Note, in this excerpt I have highlighted in green several portions of the bible verses included in this piece, wherein the biblical god orders his adherents to murder, kill and decimate nonbelievers and their property. To think that any true god would sanction such barbaric behavior toward humanity is in itself an abomination, in my view. -
Mark 16:15 through Mark 16:16
15And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. 16He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
14And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
...If and when the monotheists adhere faithfully to their religious concepts, which encourage them to spread their doctrine to the far reaches of the world, they in affect become a menace to all cultures that would like to be left alone to worship or not worship according to their own customs. This proselytizing of culture and faith is a certain formula for world unrest and contention, so long as it is pursued. The ancients knew this and consequently, practiced a system of henotheism, that gave tolerance and respect to diverse philosophical and religious views -
“All of the monotheistic religions, which primarily include Islam, Christianity and Judaism are mythological representations of the natural environment. The ancients fashioned their spiritual concepts as mythical copies of natural phenomena, the environment and its interactions. They pictured the sun as the ruler of the universe, the life giver, the conqueror of darkness and cold, the scorcher with its intense fire , the compassionate with its soothing heat. When the sun triumphantly appeared on the eastern horizon at the dawning of the day, the whole universe (from our earthly perspective) was seen bowing in submission to the greatest of all lights. All the stars and planets of the higher and lower heavens were vanquished without trace at the downing of the great sun god . This physical reality is the true seminal generator of our religious rituals in reference to an omnipotent conquering god, evolved from the customs of the ancients”.
All of our religious concepts are engendered by physical nature or are reflective of physical nature– it can be no other way, because we are physical creatures ourselves and are molded by our environment. We are forced to live within the limitations set by our natural environment and if we explore beyond these confines, we must carry a portion of our earthly universe with us, in order to sustain ourselves. Our base is physical and our spiritual concepts are built upon this material base, hence the nature of dualism is revealed in this aspect of spirit and matter. ... The spiritual is not subject to natural laws of proof but rather is considered supernatural (i.e. beyond physical/natural laws of proof), so without a physical reference by which to analyze the spiritual we tend to wonder into wild imaginary, ungrounded speculations, and this leads to irrationality. However the ancients, in their wisdom, when discerning and molding that which was spiritual, used the physics of nature, as their guide and model, ... hence all religious philosophy is reflective of a physical basis, according to the gnosis .
Witness this quote concerning monotheism, from the late James Frazer, in his book Adonis, Attis Osirus, chapter 7, Osirus And The Sun -
As I have noted repeatedly, monotheism is mythically derived from the symbolism of the sun as the all-
The eternal quest of humanity is the search for our father (creator) who seemingly abandoned us at birth. We are orphaned and our father is unknown – our mother is considered as the earth, because it is evident that we were created from the essence of this physical planet – but he/it (i.e. the Intelligence) that molded us and breathed the breath of life into us is unknown, and may always remain unknown. But our eternal quest is to search, to the ends of the universe , if necessary, for the father (creative intelligence) that abandoned or otherwise obscured itself from our physical eyes. But the claim of the monotheist is that our father (creator) is not unknown – they claim that the creator left a message for us in the form of revealed religion i.e. religion as a product of divine revelation to so-
The terror of monotheism is that it is political as well as religious – it is a joint cultural force with an edict and command from their god to go forth to conquer and subdue. The Jewish god of the bible is clearly a tribal deity, a war god that advocates for his chosen, without compassion or just regards for the other members of the human family. And when the Jews follow faithfully behind the biblical edicts of their deity – they can only be that which many claim they are -
According to the Bible, the Hebrews Destined To Rule this planet
The biblical commands to the Jewish people (monotheist) are clear and unambiguous – their tribal god says obey me and I will give you the world. This philosophy of world domination lies at the core of Jewish monotheism , a message to the Hebrew people that they are the chosen of god and are destined to rule and control this planet. Let us review some biblical passages that reinforces this point:
Exodus 19:5 through Exodus 19:6
5Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: 6And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel .
Exodus 23:30 through Exodus 23:33
30By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land. 31And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee. 32Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods. 33They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.
There can be no doubt, the god depicted by the biblical verse above, is a tribal god, that becomes a universal god by means of political/military conquest. The crux, the central point of the covenant, as expressed above is that god promises territory and political sovereignty to the Hebrews if they will worship and obey him. The tribal gods prove their worth or superiority by bringing earthly success and domination to their subjects is the clear indication. The Jewish god admits the existence of other gods, according to these and other biblical verses, but declares that he Yahweh is the true and greater god. This is clearly a reflection of ancient tribal culture when primitive tribes sought protection and guidance from their tutelary deities and touted them in times of war or conflict. And hence the political/military successes of a tribe tended to vindicate the worthiness and power of their god and likewise expanded the theological presence of their deity concurrent with the political territorial expansion of the adherents to the tribal deity.
Aggression is inherent to monotheism -
Deuteronomy 13:1 through Deuteronomy 13:3
1If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, 2And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; 3Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams…
Deuteronomy 13:5 through Deuteronomy 13:9
5And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the LORD your God…
6If thy brother, the son of thy mother , or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers; 7Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth; 8Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him: 9But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
Deuteronomy 13:12 through Deuteronomy 13:15
12If thou shalt hear say in one of thy cities, which the LORD thy God hath given thee to dwell there, saying, 13… Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known; 14Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you; 15Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.
According to our preachers and ministers, the bible is a direct revelation from god – and in his book (bible, torah, Quran) we are ordered by god almighty to murder those that do not share our belief. And not only are we ordered by this monotheistic god to kill non-
This, I contend, is the Terror Of Monotheism – intolerance, aggression and merciless hostility toward those that choose not to accept this primitive doctrine. You must read further on what god, according to the bible directs his servants to render unto non-
2And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor show mercy unto them:
Deuteronomy 7:5 through Deuteronomy 7:6
5But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire . 6For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.
16And thou shalt consume all the people which the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them: neither shalt thou serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto thee.
Deuteronomy 7:22 through Deuteronomy 7:25
22And the LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee. 23But the LORD thy God shall deliver them unto thee, and shall destroy them with a mighty destruction, until they be destroyed. 24And he shall deliver their kings into thine hand, and thou shalt destroy their name from under heaven : there shall no man be able to stand before thee, until thou have destroyed them. 25The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire : thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
These verses are definite and unambiguous – the biblical god clearly directs his adherents to exact a scorched earth campaign against those that reject the doctrine of monotheism and would rather worship or not worship in accordance with their own individual consciousness. This war-
True biblical monotheism does not allow for peaceful coexistence with people or societies of different philosophical or religious persuasions. Gods command to the monotheists, according to the bible , is to overcome them by stratagem or by direct aggression. This is the message of the biblical verses that I have submitted for your perusal, and this message rings with resounding clarity throughout the so-
This is an excerpt from "The Astrological Foundation Of The Christ Myth, Book Four" by Malik H Jabbar