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With all due respect to Mr. Tovey

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
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Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Oct 24, 2009 at 11:25

Dear Sir, While I do not doubt your faith and sincerity in your pronouncements I must hold forth with my pronouncenents. I do not doubt Yeshua or the true words he spoke to the people. My differences is with those who came after him in his name making false claims and prounouncements concerning him and his life, claiming all sorts of supposed miracles which did not and could have happened within any context of reality. While I do not doubt true miracles when they happen there are certain matters which are in actually impossible within the context of the Creation as brought forth by G-D. G-D ordained an order for creation and that creation has for ever since the beginning progressed according to that order. When claims are made which do not apply to that ordained order I can only judge them as false or at least suspect. My tradition does not hold with anything as supernatural. Some matters may be beyond the comprehension of men but when studied with any degree of diligence and sincerity the truth becomes readily apparent to the trained observer. I am a believer but that does not mean that I hold with anything which I consider supersticion. I do not hold belief in any symbol, talisman or physical object which may be thought to hold G-Ds power to effect the world or the lives of men but I see it as only the belief in such things which effects the matters concerned. In any event it is only the power of belief which effects the change and not the object itself. Hence I must use my words to effect the beliefs of men so that they be brought to proper understanding and not be caused to further wallow in supersticion and false belief.

I understand fully that men act according to what they believe to be true about themselves and the world surrounding. I have observed with my own eyes the effects of such beliefs both for good and for ill. I am fully cognizant of the creative processes of the human mind and the means by which insubstantial thoughts cause men to act to bring forth to manifestation of the material world of our experience. I am adept in the many ways of calling forth the manifestations of thought so that my own life lacks for nothing. But when I look at the world of men surrounding me I see only confusion and fear and the manifestation of all manner of perversions. I see that men act more often in ignorance than in any true understanding and often what small piece of knowledge that they do posses is held in suspension to a great deal of ignorance. This is a dangerous situation for men often do not really think thoroughly through a matter before they act and as a result their actions cause more harm than good. I have seen the best of intentions brought to no avail and indeed often to unintended consequence of great ill.

I believe that there are some books of the Christian Bible which should not have been given to men because of the ideas presented in them. The Book of Revelations is one such book. Entirely too much has been misunderstood of this book and so men fly off in tangents of belief which cause them to act rashly and do things which are contrary to the true will of G-D. Men seek things which are not their right to obtain and call into manifestation all manner of horror and misery in their pursuit of G-Ds power which is not theirs to posses. I have seen men driven mad with obsession in false belief and the misery their acts have brought forth in their own lives and those lives which they touch. I have seen whole nations brought to ruin for such beliefs and acts and the slavish obesence to mad men who would pose themselves as gods. For many genarations my folk have fought against such things and claims and we have suffered greatly for our pains to speak the truth. Even today men seek conflict where there is none and weave their own notions from the words of Holy Scripture taken out of true context. The simple truth is that they have never been taught the true ways of the Desciple of Yeshua.

The Torah, as it is written in Hebrew, contains seventy two levels of meaning. No translation, no matter how erudite or sincere, has ever penetrated any more than the first two levels. Even the act of translation causes confusion because the language of the recipient of the translation is not structured in the same way as is Hebrew. In the Hebrew language of the sacred script each word has a specific meaning and context which cannot be related in any other language. Each word has a specific numerical value which when calculated within the context of the whole passage of its expression represents an equation of exquisite axiomatic truth which is self evident in empirical experience. Such mathematical verity cannot be likewise represented in Greek or Latin or any other language. When a book is written in Greek, for instance, it cannot be said to have the same value as a passage from the Torah written in Hebrew. The mathematical value simply does not exist here so the whole passage becomes useless in whole terms. A good half of the actual meaning is lost in the translation. This problem, to my knowledge, has never been adequately addressed by the Church or by Christianity in general for that matter. To date, Christians seem to have been loathe to bother to truly study the Hebrew scripture with any due dilligence because if they did it might call into question much of what they choose to believe. In that same light It might also bring them closer to a true understanding of G-D.

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