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Judging from various reports, the #ukrainecounteroffensive seems to be a complete disaster, even though this is officially denied by the Western side.

But this analysis by Col. Richard Kemp of the #British military shows no expectations of success.

Col. Kemp uses cautious language, but it is easy to read between the lines. Being a retired Western Colonel, you don't expect him to come out and say openly that #Ukraine️ is going to lose. But that is exactly what he is saying.

Let me explain why the conclusion is clear.

His main points:

1. Surprise is essential for success.

But of course, there is no surprise here. The whole world has been expecting this operation for months. There are no unexpected lines of attack like #Incheon in the #KoreanWar in 1950.

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✝️ ⛪️ I speak to a lot of Christians when I do outreach.

Today, my Christian friend Benny writes a thread to show that kindness towards #animals should be an important part of any Christian's moral outlook.

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1/35 - Christians often claim that God endorses meat eating when He grants them dominion over creation in Genesis 1.

🚫 But this is NOT what “dominion” means.

“Dominion” simply means sovereignty or rulership. But there can be bad rulers as well as good rulers.
2/35 - ❓ The question is what kind of dominion God wants us to have.

In Genesis, God doesn’t give us dominion so that we can act as tyrants, subjecting our fellow creatures to horrifying abuses in order to satisfy our material pleasures.
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If the Bible is what it claims to be (our light), then it is God's revelation. It's *the* authentic source of information about God. You can walk in its light or choose to continue in the darkness of ignorance.
Wish to know God? Read the #Bible.
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This is what I gleaned from a book in the Bible (St Paul's first letter to Timothy) today about the nature of God.

1. The God of the Bible is “the LIVING God” (4:10). He gives life to all (6:13). God is the only One who is truly IMMORTAL (1:17; 6:16).
2. God is INVISIBLE to our eyes (1:17; 6:16). He dwells in unapproachable LIGHT (6:16). No man has ever seen Him. No one *can* see Him (6:16).

(Cf John 1:18. Only Jesus, who was with God forever, has seen God)
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let's return to this business of choosing *anchors* for oneself—reference points that people gauge themselves against, which remind them where (and when) they are in the world.

let's say you've anchored yourself in the world with...a stone. a piece of ordinary rock.

I have a stone right here in front of me—it's specular hematite, polished into an attractive, shiny, slightly irregular sphere about 4 cm in diameter. Chara named it _Orbis Ferox_ ("fierce sphere") partly in allusion to its composition: it's iron(3) oxide, Fe₂O₃.

now imagine that we referred *all of our decisions* to _Orbix Ferox_. (we don't, but...try to imagine that we do.)

imagine that we got out of bed in the morning and first thing we did was pick up the hematite sphere and ask it, "what should we do today? what portends?"

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suppose you find yourself all alone in a strange place—you recognize nothing around you, not even the stars. there's nobody to ask for help other than yourself. let us say, for the sake of example, that you don't believe in any intangible beings. no spirits, no gods.

that's probably an very difficult situation for most persons on Earth to imagine. we grow up surrounded by familiar anchor points. even Earth herself is an anchor—if you believe in Earth, that is. (doesn't everyone? @elonmusk doesn't, not really; nor @MattWalshBlog.)

people perhaps don't quite realize how many such anchor points they have—things they look at, things they consult, things that tell them in some direct or indirect way: "you are here, at this place, in this time." clocks and calendars are such anchors, for example.

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(1/7) * Scriptural #NewYEar (#YomTeruah) falls on March 22, 2023 in the Gregorian calendar.

* #Passover (#Pesach) is on the evening of April 04, 2023

* First Day of the #FeastOfUnleavenedBread (#ChagHaMatzot) is on April 05
(2/7) * The Seventh Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Chat haMatzot) is on April 11, 2023 in the Gregorian calendar.


* A 24-hour “Day” is from dawn to dawn; or sunrise to sunrise; or from 06:00 to 06:00.
(3/7) * The first half of a 24-hour “Day” is daylight, from 06:00 to 18:00.
* The second half of a 24-hour “Day” is nighttime, or evening, from 18:00 to 06:00.
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#islam #musulmans #christianisme #Coran #Bible
Michel Servet (1511-1553) est un des plus grands savants humanistes du 16e siècle.
🌍 D’origine espagnole, naturalisé français, ce polyglotte (latin, grec, hébreu) et polymathe s’intéresse aux mathématiques, à la géographie, au droit.
Il est aussi un médecin dont les travaux sur la digestion et surtout la circulation du sang dans les poumons font autorité.
➡️ Après s’être éloigné du catholicisme, il va aussi se désavouer du protestantisme trinitaire...
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Two key words that translators would focus on here. First "your hands"
Not back… #Bible #VOTD
Before that is - between
So depending on person's choice here. Injured "between hands" or "between arms" or "back." Seems like an odd way to say back personally
Rashi goes with back which many js would say is final.

I think injured hands a foreshadowing of Jesus Christ. Interesting one, note they translate literally in the Rashi "between hands" then say back.
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New Thread🧵⛓
#numerology and #Numbers
Focusing on #Gann #Natural, Secret Numbers
#Cycles that help in #trading #price and #time
Sacred numbers, #Astrology and #Astronomy
First Number 360 (#Circle)
All can post views ,if good
will combine and post here
#stocks #stockmarket (1)
Circle is 360
Planets Circling, elliptical, waves,
Electrons , Nature many are in spirals or circles
Circle with in Circles
360 has 24 divisors
(From 1 to 10)
/7=51.428(not divisible)
All the numbers are important cycles! (2)
36 its all the same
6x6 = 36 , 6 square
6x6x6 =216 (666 beast cycle bible)
216 -72 = 108
holy trinity 3x3x3 =27
27x4 =108x2=216
9,18,36,72,144,288,(360),576 etc.
360/24 (hours a day)=15
we live in cycle of 144,360 etc (3)
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Western #education is in abysmal state, and #capitalism is to blame.

the noisemakers at all levels of the #conservative noise machine, from the august @AEI propagandists (like "race scientist" @charlesmurray) to circus sideshows like @Timcast, try to blame "woke", but...

that "woke" game is extremely thin by now. really it's just rebranded Red Scare nonsense. in 1950, it was Commies who were "destroying our youth" with virulent ideas that right-wing ideologues didn't like, like abstract algebra; now @mtracey and @DouthatNYT blame "woke".

but ask any low-level right-wing expert on "woke"—ask @realchrisrufo or @ConceptualJames what "wokeism" actually *is*—and you'll get the word "Marxism" in no time: "woke" is, in other words, nothing new at all. it's the same old paranoia about pinko Rooskies in closets.

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1_ Since the end of #WorldWar 2, the stockpiling of nuclear weapons has proliferated worldwide; many countries now have the capacity to destroy all life on Earth many times over;
2- and while World War 3 fears ignite across the globe after #Taliban fighters take over the capital of #Afghanistan, many #Christians are wondering what the #Bible says about World War 3. So, what does the Bible say? Will there be another world war?
3_ The Tribulation Period
In the days of #Noah, #God poured out His judgment on an unbelieving world in a great flood (Gen. 6:17). The Bible makes it clear that God is going to judge the world again in the end times; only this time the world will be judged by fire, not by water
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this may alarm some of my readers, so I feel like I ought to explain and qualify my words somewhat.

it is my considered opinion that a *certain conception of God* must be laid to rest. I've loosely termed this conception of God "the #Christian God", but that's tricky...

...since #Christianity is such a fearfully atomized and scattered assortment of different cults, all of them centered in some way on the #Bible and the spiritual event known to Christians as the Incarnation, that the very word "#Christian" no longer has a certain meaning.

it cannot be denied, however, that there is a #Christian mainstream in Western society; its American manifestation is particularly noisy, very well-funded from money trickling down from wealthy capitalists like the Koch Brothers, and fascıstic in its political inclination.

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Le Qurʾān vu par Ṭabarī

« (...) al-Ṭabarī doit l’essentiel de sa gloire à deux ouvrages, son Taʾrīkh al-rusul wa l-mulūk wa l-khulafāʾ, et le Jāmiʿ al-bayān ʿan taʾwīl āy al-Qurʾān. Le premier, sorte d’Histoire universelle, traite du récit des Hommes dans un cadre...

...géographique bien précis, le Moyen-Orient, depuis la Création jusqu’à lui. S’y trouvent les histoires des Prophètes, des dirigeants de l’Antiquité mais également le récit des Juifs et Perses, puis l’histoire du Prophète Muḥammad ﷺ, celle des califes bien-guidés, des..

..Omeyyades et Abbassides. La seconde de ses œuvres magistrales, le Jāmiʿ al-bayān ʿan taʾwīl āy al-Qurʾān, ou le Tafsīr al-Ṭabarī, est une exégèse coranique que chacun avait très vite considérée comme un classique. Publié autour de l’an 287H (900G), il s’agit de l’un...

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we in the Pnictogen Wing are perhaps nearly alone in thinking that "flat-Earth" people, i.e. human beings who cling to the notion that the Earth is not a spheroid but instead a disc, are not totally pointless.

flat-Earthers are, for most of Western society, safe targets.

for that reason alone, we are drawn to try understanding the phenomenon better, rather than simply discard flat-Earthism and its adherents as worthless and laughable.

what drives a person to endorse such a quixotic worldview, one that insures their permanent ostracism?

there's emotional benefits to belonging in a mostly-despised faction, of course. the faction experiences so much pressure from outside, the society *inside* the bubble is practically forced to be orderly and well-disclipined—a safe haven from an otherwise chaotic world.

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#Christians and #Christianity are infamously *randy* and sex-obsessed, and it's difficult to accept that this fact is widely grasped and understood, yet it's still socially forbidden to bring it up. it's *rude* to point out too loudly that Christians are fixated on sex.

in the #Bible Belt of America, churches exist cheek-by-jowl with porn shops—American #Christians consume more pornography than the rest of America, and engage in enthusiastic commerce for the satisfaction of their sexual pleasures.

and they can't stop talking about it.

one senses that they *speak from experience*. reactionary right-wing #Christians of the @dalepartridge / @MattWalshBlog sort love blithering about the evils of fleshly pleasures in such a way that lets us know, they're thinking about these things a lot. they are *tempted*.

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the intellectual damage done by #CSLewis and the cult of #Christian #apologetics that he unwittingly founded is becoming clearer to me. the situation is a bad one.

it's easy to explain: a large fraction of Western intellectuals have, without admitting it, rejected #doubt.

Jack Lewis taught a whole lot of clever, sophistical #Christians how to talk as if they were absolutely certain of themselves even though they were on uncertain ground—which is roughly how Lewis carried himself in the intellectual arena. the bad habits spread from there.

but I contend the problem is endemic to #Christianity. this isn't just Jack Lewis's problem, or Mr. @dalepartridge's problem; this is a fundamental *fault* in Christianity.

Christianity is intellectually incoherent because it has refused to deal with its own doubts.

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Christian missionaries who were distributing the Bible in #Bengaluru were assaulted by a mob, & the incident was caught on camera.

According to members of the small group, the incident occurred on Dec 23, as they were distributing #Bibles & #Chocolates in the #Malleswaram area.
In the video, members in the crowd can be heard asking for the keys to the car. One woman is heard saying, "Nim ajji, If you have a #Bible keep it to yourself. Do we come and give you the #BhagavatGita to read?"
#Karnataka #Bengaluru #Malleswaram
Another man is heard saying, "How dare you distribute the #Bible in our area? Should we all join you?” He goes on to say that if it had been anyone else, they would have been assaulted for distributing the Bible.
#Karnataka #Bengaluru #Malleswaram
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Three letters + double segol= magic?

In many of the most important Hebrew concepts I see this pattern emerge. Segol makes an E sound looks like three dots under a letter. Word for sorcery/witchcraft has this…
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Secret names of God, in Exodus 6:3 we are told God previously appeared to Jacob as El Shaddai but shows Moses he is Yehovah
In the Zohar discussion of using segol vowels instead. Hmm… ImageImage
Pele - miracle, strange, wonder
Legendary soccer player Edson Nascimento stated his nickname making fun of his speech impediment Pelé.
Though his name spelled slightly different in Hebrew
פלה ImageImage
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#Democracy is nothing more than mob rule…
Do you want 'MOB RULE'? I certainly do not.
#Mob rule or ochlocracy (Greek: ὀχλοκρατία, romanized: okhlokratía; Latin: ochlocratia) is the rule of government by a mob or #mass of people and the #intimidation of legitimate authorities. 'ACRACY' is the ruling factor of Democracy. 'DEMO' is short for demonstration -
Strong's Concordance - #Bible Hub
Cognate: 1140 daimónion (a neuter, diminutive noun) - a demon, i.e. fallen angel.1140 (daimónion) always refers to demons in the NT - the only exception being Ac 17:18 (which refers to heathen gods). See 1139 (diamonizomai).
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The #Apocalypse has started. #Corona/#Covid is the first horse. The rider wears a crown (corona), has a #toxon bow ("#toxin" is a derivative->poison arrows). What went into billions of arms? Little poison arrows.

The Horsemen Ride.

#ApocalypseNews #TheWhiteHorse #EndTimes
#TheRedHorse, 2nd horse of the #Apocalypse: #War. Red, the color of blood, color of #communism. What do we see shaping up? War by #Russia and #China. Ukraine, #Taiwan, the World.

A full third of mankind will die, if we align the 2nd horse with the 6th trumpet of #Revelation 9.
#TheBlackHorse, 3rd horse of the #Apocalypse. A pair of balances, "A measure of wheat for a penny". A penny's was a day's wages. Meaning: a bread for a full day's work.
Meaning: #hyperinflation, #hunger. Have you been paying attention lately? #Inflation, worldwide!

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