All religions promise a
reward ... for excellences of the will or heart, but none for
excellences of the head or understanding. - Arthur Schopenhauer
is equally as certain is that religions punish those that challenge their
sacred cows and shibboleths. - Site author Michael Armstrong
The following is just a small sample of significant questions
leading to information that our
religious and cultural educational agencies fail to enlighten us with.
Get the picture? After reading the questions and the supporting
material, ask yourself if these did not plow your belief ground a
little, loosen your belief system and challenge your paradigm a little.
Do you know that the ancient Greek word "hypocrisy" means not using your
natural and legitimate judgment or critical thinking?
See: Hypocrisy Analysis
Do you know that galactic rotation is axial, wherein the parts—stars and
around the galactic axis, and do NOT revolve around the galaxy's center of mass? See: Galactic Rotation
Do you know that Jesus defines sin, not as bad behavior, but as missing the mark in terms of
concept or understanding of God?
See: Translation Issues
and Sin Paradigm
Do you know why there is a profound difference between the concept of
a creator and the concept of a God that is never appreciated nor dealt
Site Approach and Article on
Do you know that there are 3 different types of photosynthesis in the
plant kingdom, and that they were introduced at different times?
Sequence of Earth Life Forms
Do you know why the city of Rome was first known as "Saturnia" and why the first
temple built was the temple of Saturn? See
Ancient Saturn Worship
Do you know that the words of Jesus, "Take up your cross and follow me"
should be translated as "Pull up your tethering stake and follow me",
wherein tethering stake refers to being tied down with the trappings—forms and spiritual
influences—of the old religion?
See "take up cross
Do you know that most if not all Ancient populations worshipped the planet Saturn as
God, and do you know why? See: Saturn-Jupiter-Mythology
Do you know that Satan and the Devil are not the same, there is no
"Devil" in the Old Testament, and why? See:
The Devil and Satan
Do you know the history of Bible canon development?
See: Canon Information
and Editing the Bible
and Inventing the Bible-Talmud.
Do you know that the word "religion" means binding people together
again with logic?
See: Key Term Definitions - Religion
Do you know that electricity powers the formation and function of
tornadoes, waterspouts and hurricanes?
Electrostatic and Electrodynamic Tornado Factors,
Electric Tornadoes and
Do you know that belief is the wellspring for feelings and behavior?
That without proper belief, one cannot have proper feelings and
See: Faith and Belief
Do you know that essentially all ancient populations worshipped "the
Bull of Heaven" and why?
See Misc Ancient Myth Material
Do you know that modern geological theory was devised as a reaction to
the heavy handed non-scientific creationism dogma of the Church of
England, and was formulated by armchair activists that weren't even
geologists? See Origin of Modern Geology
Do you know that the human female menstruation cycle is tied to the
lunar month of 29.5 days, and that this was not so during the Golden Age?
See: Saturn-Jupiter Material
Do you know that Italy was first known as the land of Saturn, and that
the Latins considered themselves to be the children of Saturn? "Be not
unaware," Virgil writes, "that the Latins are Saturn's race, righteous
not by bond or laws, but self-controlled of their own free will and by
the custom of their ancient god."
Do you know that the first Christian martyr was killed by his
contemporaries because he denounced the prevailing religion as being just
See Sanctuary was Moloch's Tent
Do you know that Globular Clusters are groups or "bubbles" of stars
within galaxies that maintain their structure wherein the internal stars
just remain in place seemingly oblivious and in defiance to the force of gravity? See
Do you know that we most often make our ethical decisions not between
what is good and what is bad, but between the lesser of the two evils?
See: Definition of Life
Do you know that
"When NBC featured Forbidden Archeology in its 1996 program
The Mysterious Origins of Man, hosted by Charlton Heston,
establishment scientists lobbied the FCC to fine NBC for airing this
Do you realize that even though it is universally believed by Christians
that the term "Hosanna" is a term of praise, when it is actually an
immediate demand which means "Save us now!".
Do you realize that the universe does NOT exist in time, but that time
exists in the universe?
See Definition of Time
Do you know that while the Originator may have created the beginning of
the physical universe, it is unfathomable that any agency worthy of the
term God created the predatory competition system that we find nature to
be today? See Violence of Nature,
Meaning of Evolution
Do you know what is the most powerful religion in the world? See
Scientism Religion and
The Modern Mythology
A little learning is a dangerous
Drink deep, or taste
not the Pierian spring;
Their shallow draughts
intoxicate the brain,
And drinking largely
sobers us again. Pope
Do you know that the multifarious languages on Earth did NOT develop
from a language that God gave humans, or even from a mother tongue? See Linguistic Development
Do you know that there is preserved tropical vegetation and life forms beneath the ice cap of
See: Antarctic Fossil Questions
Do you know that some Bibles say, "Thou shalt commit adultery" as the
Do you know that the summit of Mt. Everest, ostensibly the highest place
on Earth, is composed of marine
limestone? What are the obvious implications of this? See
Do you know that Christianity is founded mostly on the concepts of Peter and Paul,
not on what Jesus taught, and contrary to what is in the Gospel of John?
See: Christendom's Twin Pillars
and Subversion of Christianity
and Christendom Idolatry
Do you know that Jesus said that when he departed there would not be
true belief on the Earth? See Luke 18:8 "However, with the Son of man
passing, will he really find faith [πίστιν]
on the earth? Evidently not!" (Commentary - The phrase in question is
asked in a Greek rhetorical mode where the answer is always negative,
hence "obviously not" is built in and the " Evidently not!" has been added to give the true meaning of
Do you know the essential difference between Protestantism and
For Protestants, the Bible is the "Word of God" and the J-person has put his stamp of approval on this idea.
For Catholics, the J-person has put his stamp of approval upon the understandings
and dogmas promulgated by the disciples headed by Peter, and the Pope is
the latest in a long line of god-appointed authorities when he is
speaking ex cathedra.
Do you know that the evidence shows that Augustine circa 400 CE seems to be the first person in
all of recorded history to fully embrace self consciousness or to achieve a higher level of self identity,
See Loss & Recovery of Self-Consciousness
Do you know that the phrase "kingdom of heaven" in the Gospels should be translated
as "kingship of the heavens", and why?
See Kingship of the Heavens
Do you know that the universe does NOT exist in space, but that space
exists in the universe?
See Nature and Definition of Space
Do you know that Jesus said that if you fast and pray you will bring sin
unto yourself, and why he said this?
See: Sin of Fasting/Praying - Thomas 6,14,104
Do you know that the opposite of love is not hate? See
Meaning and Existentialism
Do you know that the words "Ecclesia", "Parousia" and "Apocalypse" are
seriously mis-defined and misunderstood by modern Christendom?
See Ecclesia Definition
and Parousia, Apocalypse Definitions
Do you know that Jesus told us what he wants from us in the
strongest possible terms, and it isn't what you think?
See Thoughts on Unity
Do you know about t1he five categories of knowledge and their descending
level of validity and certainty?
See Knowledge Categories
Do you realize that when Christmas carolers sing :Noel" they are actually
singing a word that means "No God"!
Do you know that in every normal human being the bicameral brain-mind is
the seat of not one but two distinct forms of consciousness?
See Jaynes-Bicameral Mind
and Bicameral Mind Paradigm
Do you know that Jesus at the last advised his followers to literally
buy and carry swords as weapons?
See Synoptic Text Combination - Luke 22:35-38
Do you know the difference between ethics and morality?
See Ethics versus Morality
Do you know that the disaster known as the "Great Chicago Fire" burned
an area about half the size of Oregon, wiped out the town of Peshtigo,
with its population of about 2000 all killed, 200 miles away, and was
caused by a piece of a comet? Nobody knows the total that died in that phenomenon.
See Great Chicago Fire I,
Great Chicago Fire II
and Great Chicago Fire III
Do you know what are the 3 levels of volition?
See Free Will Article,
Levels of Volition
and Human Volition
Do you know that Meteor Crater in Arizona was NOT excavated by a meteor
Do you know what is the most fundamental and unquestioned theological
assumption that is held in common by almost all religions?
See Truth Barriers
Do you know that the "Big Bang" theory is primarily a religious one? See
Religious Big Bang,
Big Bang "Science" and
The Fingers of God
Do you know that the eyewitness Gospel writer John says 4 times in the
first 3 chapters that Jesus' ministry on earth was a failure at that time?
See 4 Laments on the Failure
Do you know that radiometric dating (carbon 14, potassium-argon, etc.)
is generally and usually invalid? In 1986, lava came out of Mt. St.
Helens volcano. In 1997, five samples of the lava flow were
analyzed and dated by the method of radioisotope ( potassium - argon
method to be exact) : the result was not only that contemporary events
were dated differently, but that the actual date (just 11 years later)
yielded dates ranging from less than half a million years to almost 3
million years . The maximum percentage error committed in this
"measurement" is about to 2,000,000,000% , two billion percent! Do
not laugh at the thought that ancient fossils are dated using this " advanced scientific
Do you know that the entire structure of Protestant theology hinges upon 3
fundamental assumptions, which are among many others?
See Common Theological Assumptions
Do you know that the celestial power invoked by the
world's first religions as the "sun" god is not the body we call sun
The Central, Polar Sun I
Do you know that the Grand Canyon in the SW USA is a giant electric arc
scar on a huge raised discharge blister ridge known as a fulgamite? The canyon was
probably scoured out, or Electric Discharge Machined out of layered underlying
material hundreds of thousands of years old, in less than 20 minutes.
See: Origin of Grand Canyon
and Origin of Grand Canyon II
Do you know that there is another canyon a few hundred miles away in NW
Mexico, machined out by the same type EDM process, that is about 4 times as big as
the Grand Canyon? See
Do you know that "ring nebulae" visible in space are not really rings
but only look like rings when we are staring down the barrel of
hourglass-shaped Birkeland currents feeding the electric stars?
See Nature of Ring Nebula
Do you know that the ancient empire of Rome existed right alongside a
sometimes more powerful empire, the empire of Parthia, to which they
generally lost the wars and battles?
Do you know that not only is Christendom divided into Catholicism and
Protestantism but increasingly and more importantly is divided into quite
disparate "Northern" and "Southern" versions?
See Religious Diversity
Do you know that hourglass shaped or conical shaped "planetary" nebulae may actually
be the norm, showing the diffuse electrical current necked down on and
feeding the stars with energy? See
Wings of a Butterfly and
Do you know why in about 20 common modern Indo-European languages the
word for "night" is always the contraction of "no eight"? See
The "No Eight" Pattern
* quote taken from Human Devolution, Joan D'Arc interviews