WND’s Cosmic Numerological Nonsense

WND’s Cosmic Numerological Nonsense November 25, 2011

The Worldnutdaily is promoting the work of a lunatic named Tom Horn, who claims that in 2012 either the world will end or the Antichrist will appear. Or both. Or something else. And it’s all made perfectly obvious when you run a bunch of symbols through his secret bullshit decoder ring.

See, the Mayan calendar supposedly ends on Dec. 21, 2012 — the winter solstice. Rational people couldn’t care less, of course, but crazy people get the vapors over it. But Horn has done some Glenn Beck-level symbolic interpretation of lots of other calendars and symbols as well and they all point to the same date. Except when they don’t, and then he just makes shit up. Like this:

What’s perhaps most fascinating is Horn’s discussion of what could be the mother of all conspiracy theories, dating back to the Bible’s Book of Genesis, involving Noah’s great grandson Nimrod, who not only built the famous Tower of Babel, but is the “mighty hunter” who scholars believe became worshipped as the sun god, with names such as Osiris in Egypt and Apollo in Greece.

Horn says from deepest antiquity, a plot involving pagan sun-worshippers, America’s Founding Fathers, Masons and Freemasons has apparently been in the works, culminating in the end time with the return or resurrection of an evil, supernatural being. That character may actually be pictured as the all-seeing eye on top of the uncapped pyramid on the Great Seal of the United States, found on the back of a $1 bill.

The date at the base of the pyramid is 1776, which is not only the year the Declaration of Independence was signed, but also the beginning of a new Mayan “katun,” a time period of 19.7 years. If each of the 13 levels of the pyramid on the Great Seal represents one of these time periods, the top level would mark the year 2012.

The Latin phrase “Novus ordo seclorum” is part of the American seal, and translates to “New order of the ages,” which some fear is what many U.S. presidents, including George Herbert Walker Bush, allude to when they use the phrase, “New World Order.” …

He says another high-profile piece that may hold end-time clues is the famous painting in the Rotunda of the Capitol, titled “The Apotheosis of George Washington.” The word “apotheosis” means to deify or elevate to divine status, and Washington is depicted being resurrected and becoming divine…

Those who believe the United States was founded on Christianity and visit the Capitol for the first time will be surprised by the stark contrast to historic Christian artwork of the ascension of Jesus Christ compared to the “heaven” George Washington rises into from within the energized Capitol Dome/womb of Isis. It is not occupied by angels, but with devils and pagan deities important to Masonic belief. These include Hermes, Neptune, Venus (Isis), Ceres, Minerva, and Vulcan (Satan), of course, the son of Jupiter and Juno to which human sacrifices are made.

Horn says the symbolism in the painting associated with the deeply rooted idea that chosen humans are selected by supernatural forces, and their earthly kingdoms are formed and guided by these pagan gods.

Okay, wait. Was George Washington a fundamentalist Christian who established a Christian nation? Or a pagan, devil-worshiping Freemason and part of a 3,000 year old conspiracy? If you’re going to tell a crazy lie, at least tell the same crazy lie every time.

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