Bee In Eden Show 07 – The Mystical Zero

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #7 of a Bee In Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.” The bee-buzz sound byte file that you hear in between breaks is the Bee In Eden Show Theme composed by Lady Selah SuJuris with Ambient-Mixer. It can be downloaded from ambient-mixer.com.

Episode #7 – recorded November 7, 2016

The Mystical Zero

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Segment 1 (3 minutes)

Welcome to another episode of the Bee In Eden radio show. My name is SedonaDeb. You can follow along at the SedonaDeb blog with pictures and script of the show, plus extra info related to our topic today.

To introduce today’s topic, I’d like to ask you a trivia question: When did we begin using the Zero? Would it surprise you to know that we’ve only been using the Zero for 700 years? Yes, that’s right. Western civilization and the Babylonian business of finance and credit got along for thousands of years without ever using a Zero in their math.

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Our recent radio shows have been painting the history of a financial nexus point around the year 500 B.C. We’ve seen how an elite network of money-lenders acquired the power to set up kings and tear down empires when it suited their interests. In today’s show, we will fast forward to another financial nexus point in history, a period 1200 years after Christ. This is all part of my plan as  your radio host. Future episodes will connect the dots in this 1700-year timeline to pull back the curtain on the Wizards who have been driving the engine of our modern western civilization this whole entire time.

Let’s talk about the quiet mathematical revolution that took place in Europe around the year 1200. This Revolution of Thought enabled Europe to leave the Roman numeral system behind and replace it with the Arabic numerals that we know today, like, 1,2,3 etc. Think about all that becomes possible simply by using a Zero in your mathematics. Do you think we could have iPhones and ATMs without the Zero?

While we take our first break, think about how would you balance your checkbook without using a Zero, hmmm? We’ll be right back.

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Segment 2 (13 minutes)

Our story about the mystical Zero swirls around an educated rebel by the name of King Frederick II who was born of the Norman bloodlines and lived during the 13th century, or after the year 1200 AD. Frederick II was King of Sicily, and of Germany’s Holy Roman Empire, and yes, by his own device, King of Jerusalem at a certain point during the Crusades. This means he was a ruler who lived during the days of the Knights Templar. In fact, if you are watching this on Youtube or at my SedonaDeb blog page, you’ll see a picture of a gold coin minted in his Kingdom that incorporated the familiar 4-square Templar Cross right there on the coin.

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Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. Note the Merovingian Fleur-de-lis symbol in his right hand. It’s all about the bloodlines!

(His coin, pictured below, is a gold “augustale,” similar to a future Bohemian word used for coined money, “thaler.” The “thaler” would eventually metamorphize into the word “dollar.” The significance of the Lion symbol will become evident in future shows.)

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Gold “augustale” of Emperor Frederick II, as King of Sicily 1198-1250: Sicilian lion with Latin letters on one side with Templar-style cross and Arab letters on the other. (Photo: Wikipedia)

This king made the acquaintance of a brilliant mathematician by the name of Fibonacci around the year 1225 A.D.

If that word Fibonacci sounds familiar, you may have heard it in the phrase the “Fibonacci spiral.” This is a beautiful, natural mathematical pattern that seems to govern intelligent design in nature. You can observe a spiral growth pattern in objects as distinct from each other as seashells and sunflowers.

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Fibonacci’s Golden Spiral

The next time you are out taking a walk, take notice of the way tree branches swing their growth outward from the tree. You will notice that nearly everything grows in spiraling, swirling patterns.

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Fibonacci spirals in evidence in the sunflower’s center and yellow petals

Mr. Fibonacci didn’t just discover the spiral and number sequences that bear his name. He also was the author of a guidebook about the popular Hindu-Arabic number system in his hometown of Pisa, Italy in the year 1202. It was that number system that incorporated the Zero.

Fibonacci learned about the Hindu-Arabic number system during the years he spent studying the free-thinking system of calculation that had already become popular among the Muslim Arab merchants who traded along the coast of North Africa. His father was an Italian merchant in his own right who worked as a notary public at a trading post in Algeria.

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Philippeville, Algeria, modern day. (photo: World Digital Library)

Son Leonardo became fascinated by the advantages that this new number system presented. He published a guidebook, the Liber Abaci, to demonstrate the new system in Europe. The death of the old Roman numeral system then became assured.

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Fibonacci’s book, the Liber Abaci

However, the acceptance of such an abstract concept of Zero, or Nothingness, as a placeholder, did not come easily in Europe. William of Malmesbury protested that the new number was “Dangerous Saracen magic!” He did have a point. Farther down in this post, we will demonstrate that the concept of Zero did in fact originate within the mysteries of Kabbalah and Indian Jainism.

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William of Malmesbury (photo: Wikipedia)

Fibonacci lived 200 years before the printing press was invented, so it was not easy to get a copy of his book. However, his radical new system did come to the attention of the rebel-minded King Frederick II. Frederick enjoyed both German and Norman parentage. He was also itching for a fight with the Church.

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Pope Gregory IX (photo: Wikipedia)

Describing any new doctrine as “dangerous Saracen magic” was the best Siren call that he could ever hope for. Frederick was already well versed in Arabic culture. In fact, Frederick is well known for promoting quite a radical multicultural way of life in his kingdom. His Constitutions of Melfi introduced ideas still used today for running central governments, establishing state standards in weights and measures, and improving medical education and requiring that doctors take licensing exams.

Already we can see that Frederick II, whose mother was of Norman blood, is well-primed to pursue the Fraternity agenda of which I have written previously (linked here). By the way, Frederick became united with Fibonacci due to the efforts of Frederick’s court astrologer, Michael the Scot. The Zero and its accompanying Arabic number system were a big hit with the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Scribes, like Michael Scot, in Frederick’s court. (photo: Wikipedia)

The news of the radical math system began to spread right around the same time that Frederick embarked on the Sixth Crusade, a crusade that would go down in history as one of the greatest acts of defiance against the Papacy of Rome. Frederick, heir to the throne of Jerusalem by marriage, managed to negotiate a treaty for western control of Jerusalem without spilling a single drop of blood and without the Pope’s permission. The Muslim negotiator on the other side, al-Kamil, just loved this guy.

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Frederick II and al-Kamil (photo: Wikipedia)

And as a cherry on top, Frederick accomplished all of this while living under an Order of Excommunication by Pope Gregory IX. In fact, Frederick endured no less than four excommunications from the Church during his lifetime. Frederick simply … did … not … care.

Let us return to that warning issued by William of Malmesbury. Was there indeed some kind of inherent danger in this “Saracen magic” of the revolutionary Zero? Where exactly did the Zero come from?

It would seem that we have religious mystics from India to thank for the invention of Zero as a decimal-system placeholder, among others. A Wikipedia article on the origins of Zero tells us that “the earliest text to use a decimal place-value system, including a zero, [is] a Jain text surviving in a medieval Sanskrit translation, which is internally dated to AD 458.”

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A Jain temple at Palitana

One of the teachings of Jainism is (non-attachment to possessions), a “voiding,” we might say, of materialism in one’s life. To this last point, this comment from a Facebook user is of note:

WHY WERE JAINA MONKS STUDYING MATHS?
In the modern world it is common to see religion and science as always in conflict. Yet in ancient India, one cannot untangle mathematics and mysticism. To the Jaina monks the ideas of spiritual nothingness led to the mathematical zero. Zero denotes nothing. It was derived from the concept of shunya. Shunya means a sort of salvation, – when all our desires are nullified, then we go to nirvana or shunya or total salvation.

This concept of Zero appeared in Jainism as early as 458 A.D. And you’ll never guess what geometric symbol is held sacred in Jainism?
The Swastika.

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The Swastika is an ancient sacred symbol. (photo: Wikipedia)

Now it might surprise you to know that the Swastika symbol has been in use long before the Nazi Party vilified it. Evidence of its importance in sacred philosophy spans the globe, from India to North America. Arizona residents have long recognized that the Hopi of the Southwest still revere this symbol. The Hopi claim relationship with the Mayans of Mexico-Guatemala … who, by the way, had also discovered the use of Zero at almost this exact same time in history. (But that is a story for another day.)

From India, the abstract concept of Zero spread to the mathematics of the Muslim Arabs. As we have seen above, Fibonacci came in contact with the system during his schooling in North Africa. There remains, however, another important mystical connection which would tend to indicate that King Frederick was well aware of the power that lies beneath such an abstraction. Zero also finds its way in the primer lessons of the Kabbalah.

Now let’s talk about the role that was played by the Kabbalah and ancient wisdom beliefs in shaping people’s use of the Zero in our math and bookkeeping routines. In a previous show here on the Bee In Eden, I hinted that the Murasu banking family was already aware of this new belief system that would later come to be known as “Kabbalah.” To put it simply, Kabbalah is what resulted when an elite fraternity of apostate Israelites fused their ideas with the mysticism of their adopted homeland, Babylonia.

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“Is this not Babylon the Great that I have created?” (photo: Wikipedia)

In a future show, I will share evidence with you that shows that belief systems like the Hermetica and Gnosticism are ideologies that branched off the Kabbalah concepts. All of these ideas influenced the powerful bankers and free-thinkers of Europe. This is really what touched off the whole Renaissance.

We’ll take a quick break here but come right back to learn the connection between ancient mysticism and the Zero that we know so well.

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Segment 3 (8 minutes)

But getting back to today’s story … we’re talking about how the modern idea of Zero has only been in use in our Western culture for the last 700 years. It came to Italy via the Muslim merchants of North Africa and Arabia. They, in turn, learned about it from the Hindu Jaina mystics of India.

Now, there have been several prominent schools of mystic thought that have shaped the fabric of our daily lives ever since the first temple was built in Babylonia. The teachers of the Kabbalah were quick to pick up on the idea of Zero from Hinduism. In the Kabbalah, the Zero is associated with the first level in their Tree of Life diagram. Notice this quote from an official Kabbalah web site that identifies the Zero with the very beginning of Creation.

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The Kabbalah Sephirot (Tree Of Life). Keter phase of Creation at the top, “beginning.” (photo: Wikipedia)

The web site Kabbalah.info states:

In his writings, Rav Yehuda Ashlag explains to us that the Light emanating from the Creator designates the desire to create beings and to please them. You might remember that Light is the sensation of the Creator, pleasure. This in Kabbalah we refer to as the Root Phase and is numbered zero (0). In Hebrew, we call it Phase Shoresh and name it Keter. It is given the number 0 because it is considered the preliminary phase to actually creating anything at all.

For further elucidation on the connection between Kabbalah and the revolutionary introduction of Zero into western math, please take note of the following comments by Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London (now deceased as of October 2015), during this BBC audio interview. The actual audio is linked from our companion page and is very revealing.

“There’s an element of the mysticism of the East in this. Because, if you have six apples on the table and you allocate the number “6” to that, that is a MARKER for the number of apples on the table. However, if you start looking at an array of numbers, you begin to see PATTERNS in them, if you are of the “patterning” kind. That is to say, you have a slightly more mystical, as it were, Indian mysticism or Kabbalistic mysticism … and then you begin to PLAY GAMES with those markers and realize that THEY HAVE A REALITY IN THEIR OWN RIGHT … That the NUMBER is something you can manipulate and you don’t need objects to manipulate it. And the ZERO emerges at that point. And Indian mathematicians, as it were, at that point discover what we now understand as mathematics.”

“I once asked my Muslim friend, ‘Why did bookkeeping, bills of exchange, and mathematics as we know it come from Islam?'”

Her reply, “Because Mohammed was a merchant.”

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“There’s an element of the mysticism of the East in this.” — Professor Lisa Jardine (Photo: Wikipedia)

To summarize, as stated by one of Professor Jardine’s colleagues in that same interview, “Zero unlocks the secrets of the universe.” One way that Zero does this is by becoming the “fulcrum” between Positive and Negative numbers. For the first time in western thought, it becomes possible to conceptualize and quantify “less than nothing.”

Therefore, with Zero, Negative numbers come into existence with as much reality as Positive numbers. There are, of course, intellectual landmines ready to be detonated when those principles make their way into the lives of real people and real nations who are dependent on credit. Nevertheless, we must admit that the introduction of abstractions like Zero would spur the great analytical Renaissance that was just beginning to brew in 1225 A.D.

As a man with strong ties to the Knights-Templar-related Cistercian Order and that “Troyes Fraternity” of central France, King Frederick II would have been on the lookout for all manner of heretical ideas with which to challenge the Church and likewise “unlock the secrets of the universe,” certainly, at least, with respect to the universe of Trade and Finance. In fact, there appears to be quite a latitudinal vein of Gnostic, Kabbalistic, and mystical Muslim thought that extends all across the lands of southern Spain, southern France, and southern Italy during the 13th century. This is that pre-Renaissance period dominated by forward-thinking, albeit heretical, networks such as the Knights Templar and the Cathars, and ruled by Holy Roman emperors whose territory extended from the Baltics down to the Mediterranean Sea.

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The Dispute between St. Dominic and the Cathars. (photo: Wikipedia)

Therefore, when Fibonacci showed up at Frederick’s door with a clear guide for using the Arabic system in trade and record-keeping, it was a match made in heaven. That “new math” certainly enabled Frederick to speak the Caliphate language when he negotiated a peaceful treaty for Jerusalem that had no backing from the Pope at all.

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Thrice-Great Hermes” the acknowledged Father of Hermeticism. Hermetic wisdom was “suddenly re-discovered” just as the Zero was coming into view.

Interestingly, the Muslims were staunchly opposed to usury, often regarded as the charging of ANY interest on a loan. Yet these same Arabs had developed a decimal system that would appear ready-made to create such a weapon of mass financial destruction. Indeed, somebody DID notice that power, the power to “play games” of both Creation and Destruction with those numbers. For that story, we turn to the Medici Family of Florence, 200 years further into the future. (Stay tuned for future blogs!)

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Luca Pacioli and his Gnostic bookkeeping system. (photo: Wikipedia)

For now, just keep in mind that the Zero came to be adopted in our Western culture by men who saw how to use it as a power of Creation and Destruction in our financial lives. Zero would clear the way for the arrival of powerful tools like the ability to compound interest on loans and the eventual creation of the binary number system, the very language of modern computer systems. And once again, it was a system of religious priesthoods that wove the Zero into the very fabric of our reality.

It’s time to return to the beehive until our future escapades into history. We’d like to thank the sponsors of the S.C. network and to the website Ambient-Mixer.com for music that accompanies our show. Until next time, this is SedonaDeb buzzing back to her blog.

Would you like to know more about this Rebel with a Cause, King Frederick II? Enjoy this Youtube presentation: Frederick II a bridge between East and West:


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Bee In Eden Show 06 – Athena’s Silver Attic

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #6 of a Bee In Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.” Show was heard LIVE Monday, October 03, 2016 at 1PM/4PM PST/EST at BlogTalk Radio.




The bee-buzz sound byte file that you hear in between breaks is the Bee In Eden Show Theme composed by Lady Selah SuJuris with Ambient-Mixer. It can be downloaded from ambient-mixer.com.

Episode #6 – recorded October 03, 2016

Athena’s Silver Attic

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Segment 1 (3 minutes)
Welcome to the next episode of a Bee In Eden. We’ve been connecting the dots through history that show how empires have been built, and then destroyed, by those Puppet Masters who lurk in the shadows of the temple, those priesthoods of credit who have trapped all mankind into subservient obedience to their version of prosperity and natural balance.

Today we will discuss more proof of these money-lending shenanigans during the rise of the Greek Empire. Today’s story picks up and overlaps with our earlier episode about the Judean Murasu family of money-lenders who integrated themselves into Babylonian life about 500 years before Christ. That earlier episode of a Bee In Eden, along with today’s show, can be followed at our show page of the SedonaDeb Blog. If you’re listening to this on YouTube, just follow the link found in the video description.

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Winged sphinx from palace of Darius I at Susa (Shushan). Photo: Wikimedia Commons

As we mentioned earlier, the story that was revealed in the clay tablets that were excavated at Nippur, Babylonia drops off after telling us that the Murasu Family realized that they had made powerful enemies of their mortgage clients, the noble landowners of Persia. Those feudal lords basically gave away their land as collateral for loans they obtained from the Murasu Firm. Those loans paid for the weapons and army that were used by their man, Ochus, to unseat the king down at the palace of Shushan, or Susa. Ochus then became crowned as Darius II. But the noble landowners and the new king were saddled with hefty mortgages that pretty much left them forever indebted to the Murasu Firm.

If you were the CEO of the Murasu banking business, what would your next move be? Obviously you need to build protection around yourself. After all, if those landowners were willing to scheme against their king, they certainly wouldn’t hesitate to come after you, their banker, with torches and pitchforks. As usual, these clever banksters turned this challenge into opportunity. Now that they had a taste for the delights of international credit and finance, they set their sights on none other than the Temple of the goddess Athena, way down in Greece. Ironic isn’t it, that the Murasu Firm transferred its affection from the home temple of Inanna to yet another goddess figure in another land, Athena of Greece? Well, perhaps not so strange when you consider that these temples shared a common belief system and were doing business with each other based on lines of credit amongst each other.

We’ll take a quick break here and then we will rummage around the attic of the temple of Athena to see what we learn about the mysteries of empire building and money lending that are still scrawled in the dust on her floor. We’ll be right back.

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And we’re back. To introduce today’s story about the silver money in Athena’s attic, I’d like to draw your attention to a news item that was published a couple of years ago. I have this linked within the companion blog for today’s show. The website LiveScience.com still carries a copy of this discovery by the title: Athenian Wealth: Millions of Silver Coins Stored in Parthenon Attic.

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Parthenon ruins today. (Photo: LiveScience.com)

I’ll read you the first four paragraphs from the article and then we’ll stop to ruminate on the implications of the temple of Athena being used as an actual treasury. Quote:

Millions of silver coins may have been stored in the attic of the Parthenon, one of the most famous structures from the ancient world, a research team says.

The attic of the Parthenon is now destroyed and the coins would have been spent in ancient times. The researchers made the discovery by reconstructing the size of the attic, analyzing ancient records to extrapolate how large the reserves may have been and re-examining archaeological work carried out decades ago.

Their evidence suggests that millions of coins made up the cash reserves of the city-state of Athens and much of this hoard was stored in the attic of the Parthenon. During the fifth century B.C., when the Parthenon was built, Athens was a wealthy city-state whose people erected fantastic buildings and fought a series of devastating wars against their rival Sparta. This vast reserve of coins would have helped fund those endeavors.

….The coin reserves were likely placed there around 434 B.C., when the Parthenon was dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of Athens.

Did you catch that? “This vast reserve of coins” enabled the city of Athens to engage in a long, devastating war against a rival city-state, Sparta. Hold that thought on the back burner for a minute. Notice also that the coins were placed there once the temple was dedicated to the goddess Athena.

Now notice that the researchers are puzzled over why so much money was stored here. Reading again from this same article:

Ancient records mention nothing about where on the Acropolis the coins were stored, nor do they reveal the purpose of the Parthenon’s attic. “The sources are silent on the use of this space,” said Pope at a presentation recently in Toronto….

However, there are several reasons why researchers believe the attic was used to store most of Athens’ immense coin wealth. 

While the attic is now virtually destroyed, the remains of a staircase that would’ve led up to the attic still survive. This staircase appears to have had a utilitarian rather than a ceremonial use, suggesting it could have been used to bring coins to and from the attic.

Because the Parthenon was located centrally, people would’ve had an easier time securing and accessing the money there. And criminals would be less likely to steal the coins, as the Parthenon was a temple for Athena — meaning any theft from it would be considered a crime against the goddess.

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Athena statue at Louvre. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

And there you go. “Any theft from it would be considered a crime against the goddess.” My friends, this what the Banksters, back then and today, want you to believe. If you meddle in their affairs, or if you even question their assumed power of Money Creation, you are committing a crime against the goddess. Even though it was the sweat of your brow, YOUR productive efforts, along with the natural abundance of your earthly inheritance, that made it possible for that “money” to exist in the first place. They want you to believe that you have surrendered your productive value to a goddess, that you owe her a debt, and they, as the Bankster Priesthood, have a duty to administer this debt as mediator between you and their god.

I assure you that in an upcoming show of a Bee In Eden we will lay out the specific but twisted belief system they promoted to get your ancestors to believe this.

But there was another reason why the Banksters could not allow anybody to see exactly how much silver was in the temple. They were issuing false receipts whose total was far in excess of what was actually in the treasury for circulation into the general population. This is very similar to how paper dollars backed by nothing circulate in our own monetary system today.

Let’s reason on how we know that this practice of false money issuance was really happening in Athens. Remember the comment made in this article that researchers are puzzled over exactly what the use of this attic was for; the bankers were not very open about their activities. This same article does go on to quote from other sources that indicate that as many as 10,000 “talents”, or large bars, of silver could have been held in this attic.

If you have listened to the previous episodes of this show, a Bee In Eden, I think you can guess what those Temple Banksters were doing by hoarding such colossal sums of silver in the attic. Why, they were doing the same thing they do today: issuing credit lines and circulating fake money that was supposedly backed up by the physical mountain of coins up in Athena’s attic.

In other words, the physical treasury in the attic was storing 10,000 bars of silver, but the banker priesthood was issuing money, or really credit, to the tune of 20,000 or 30,000 or who knows? maybe 100,000 bars of silver. And why not? Nobody was going to come claim the actual coins because after all, “that belonged to the goddess!” Nobody gets to touch whatever belongs to the goddess. Just keep repeating those words, “In Athena We Trust.”

Do we have any proof that the temple banksters were really doing this?

Yes, we do have proof by a simple process of deduction. I refer again to a book that I have quoted often and which is available to you as a free PDF file in our show blog for Episode #1 of this radio show, The Babylonian Woe by David Astle, page 24.

The author mentions the long war fought between Athens and Sparta known as the Peloponnesian Wars. This was a conflict fought in segments over a ten-year time frame. Remember that the news article I just quoted from said that the treasury of the temple of Athena was used to fight that war.

But what that article failed to mention is how much the war cost. From other archives that detail the later expenditures of Alexander the Great in maintaining his own army, we know that the yearly maintenance of an army cost about 6,000 bars of silver. Note: this is 6,000 talents of silver PER YEAR.

Therefore, if the Peloponnesian Wars were fought over ten years, how much did they cost? It must have cost at least 60,000 bars of silver.

Now, friends, here is the key point. Listen carefully. The temple treasury of Athena is thought to have held the equivalent of 6,000 bars of silver. At the very most, it would have held 10,000.

So, if the war cost 60,000 bars of silver — but the treasury only held 10,000 bars — where were the extra 50,000 bars’ worth of money coming from?

My friends, it was coming from thin air, the same way the banksters create it today. They were issuing credit lines and fiat money to the warlords in many multiples of what was actually on hand in the treasury. But since nobody questions the Goddess, the banksters got away with it.

Additional proof is seen on page 26 of that book The Babylonian Woe by the fact that archaeologists have uncovered clay moulds that were used to create coins out of clay that circulated as fiat money, in much the same way that this country issues paper money which was, in the old days, backed by actual gold and silver in the national Treasury.

And that is what the author concludes: “In other words the clay facsimiles functioned in much the same manner as did bank notes over the last three hundred years in the Anglo-Saxon world; they were money, privately created and emitted.”

Folks, we’ll take our next break here. But let that thought sink into your brain. Communities suffered, thousands of soldiers lost their lives, economies were ruined in a long, drawn out war made possible by fake money creation by a handful of Banksters who likely finished the war with the same amount of silver coins that they started with plus a mountain of loan obligations owed to them from powerful kings and their generals.

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So today we have learned that the wars between Athens and Sparta were financed by ten years’ worth of fake credit that was privately created and privately controlled by that banker priesthood who always seems to prosper after everybody else is dead.

I’d like to connect the dots here to our previous story about that Murasu finance company from Babylonia and this immense profit generated from the money-lending activities under Athena’s nose. Do we have any indication that those Judeo-Babylonian money changers were involved with the financial affairs down in Athens?

Yes, again, deductive reasoning points the way. As our previous episodes showed, the Murasu firm financed the bloody revolt that saw King Darius II come to the throne in Persia. A quick perusal of the Wikipedia article on his reign reveals that he was the man who helped ignite the conflict between Athens and Sparta.

Let me read you this paragraph from Wikipedia and linked within our show blog. Quote:

Darius II gave orders to his satraps in Asia Minor … to send in the overdue tribute of the Greek towns and to begin a war with Athens. To support the war with Athens, the Persian satraps entered into an alliance with Sparta. In 408 BC he sent his son Cyrus to Asia Minor, to carry on the war with greater energy. 

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Athenian coin bearing the likeness of its patron goddess, Athena (illustration: Wikimedia Commons)

And there you have it. King Darius II, who you may recall, was in debt to the Murasu Firm, demanded payment of overdue taxes and tributes from his vassal territory of Athens. To support his demand, the Persian king got Sparta to fight with him against Athens. Thus, once again, the perpetual cycle of debt, taxation, and war comes full circle. The Judeo-Babylonian money-lenders were laughing all the way to the bank as their balance sheets grew.

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The Great Altar of Pergamon re-created in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

This credit-line scheme at Athena’s temple worked so well that it got recycled a hundred years later during Alexander the Great’s time. When that great but young conqueror died suddenly, his empire was divided among four generals. Naturally, these generals all had money managers. A man by the name of Philetaerus was the money manager for General Lysymachus. He also became ruler in his own right of the highly influential city-state of Pergamon, a city so revered in modern history that Hitler enjoyed a re-creation of her altar and a display of her artefacts at the Berlin museum.

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Bust of Philetaerus, ruler of Pergamon (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

I’d like to mention a fact about his life as detailed in Wikipedia and then show that he was yet another adept in that secretive priesthood of Credit Creators. Quote:

Though nominally under Seleucid control, Philetaerus, especially after the death of Seleucus, had considerable autonomy and was able with the help of his considerable wealth to increase his power and influence beyond Pergamon. There are numerous records of Philetaerus as benefactor to neighboring cities and temples, including the temples at Delphi and Delos. He also contributed troops, money and food to the city of Cyzicus for defense against the invading Gauls. As a result, Philetaerus gained prestige and goodwill for himself and his family.

During his nearly forty year rule, he constructed on the acropolis of Pergamon, the temple of Demeter, and the temple of Athena (Pergamon’s patron deity) ….

Here again we see a man who wields the magic of credit creation paying homage to the patron goddess of his treasury and temple, both Athena and Demeter.

If we refer to the book Babylonian Woe, page 144, we will quickly see the secret of his so-called wealth. This statement demonstrates the this cycle of private credit inflation backed by a much smaller reserve of physical metal was the engine that kept powering the rise and fall of powerful men.

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Coin depicting Philetaerus on obverse and goddess Athena on reverse (Wikipedia)

Our author, David Astle, wrote:

Philetairos proceeded to use the treasure to which he had so masterfully established almost total right, with a skill which could only suggest training in the money shops of Babylonia, or Alexandria, or as close advisor, one so trained. The conception of the 9000 talents of treasure in itself being the sole maintaining force behind the extended power of Pergamum, would be quaint to say the least; as quaint indeed as the story of the 6000 talents of silver held in reserve in the Acropolis at Athens as the sole finances with which the Peloponnesian war was fought.

It might safely be said that the money power which enabled Pergamum to secure controlling interest over the cities of Pitane and Cyzicus, was not drawn from what might be left of that store of 9000 talents …. It would have been part of a credit inflation which would have used the 9000 talents … as its base, and more than likely those interests holding the debt of the city of Pitane were themselves indebted by another ledger entry transaction to Pergamum. 

Therefore my friends, this is how the story of the Murasu Family continued through history, beyond what we learned through their clay bookkeeping records, long after they died. We see evidence of men being “trained” in credit and finance up in those same mystery schools of Babylon and carrying their skills down south to Alexandria.

As an extra treat, in our show’s blog page I have posted a link to a history documentary about the city of Persepolis. You might enjoy the story after we all return to our beehives today. I was amused by a data point mentioned at the 16-minute marker of this video. It is another point that the book Babylonian Woe elaborates often, which is, that evidence of the continued influence of Babylonian finance throughout all the western world is seen by the fact that even in the rising power of Greece, the language of commerce and lending was Aramaic, not their native Greek language. Even the Babylonian standards in measuring weight of coins was retained.

In this history video, the multi-cultural empire of Persia kept a rule in their vast assembly hall. To keep the confusion of languages under control, it was required to speak Aramaic during these big conferences, even though this forced the Persians to learn a language that was not their native tongue! I just had to laugh that the city named for the original confusion of languages at the ancient Tower of Babel had now, by the time of the Persian empire, became the standard language of business which united far-flung lands in their trade and commerce.

Well, my fellow buzzing bees, the slant of the sun indicates that it’s time to return to the beehive. Many thanks to our sponsors and to Storytellers Campfire network for providing this stage that lets us unravel this continued history of Money Creation and empire-building. Soon we will talk about the propaganda these temple banksters promoted in the first place to get you to believe that you owe them something that they took from you.


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Bee In Eden Show 05 – Free Flowing Prosperity

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #5 of a Bee In Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.” You can play the Youtube audio here while scrolling down the page to see the visuals.

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Episode #5 – recorded September 16, 2016

Free Flowing Prosperity

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Segment 1 (2.5 minutes)

What is the “balance of nature”? We hear that phrase often. We do sense that there is harmony in our natural world. Certainly we see astonishing and uplifting examples of well-balanced design all around us. When good health and adequate resources are present, all living things go about their day successfully. An environment of peaceful equilibrium appears to be the state upon which Nature thrives.

However, in the world of Bankers and Bookkeepers, the word “equilibrium” has taken on a bit of a twist. In their worldview, equilibrium has come to mean a state where two opposing forces “zero themselves out” at the bottom line of a ledger book. Unfortunately, we seem to be living in world right now where a few hundred Banksters are doing all of the Taking while billions of other people are doing all of the Giving. Sadly, in their formula, that situation defines a type of “balance” and proper order in the world.

This is what today’s show will talk about, a fact about Nature that might change your perception of the phrase “the balance of nature.”

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photo credit: Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association

During this quick break, please think about how you would answer this question: Does Nature “zero itself out” at the end of the day? Do living things proceed along some kind of path of Give-And-Take where the “giving” and the “taking” always come out even in the end?

I propose to you that there is something about our natural world that actually teaches us that 1+1 might actually equal 3 or 4 or even some infinite number. Crazy, right? We’ll be right back.

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Segment 2 (11 minutes)

Earlier this year I wrote an article at the website RogueMoney.net to expose the reasons why the Bankster’s concept of the “balance of nature” is out of harmony with our natural world. In fact, it is Anti-Human. Their concept of “balance” was the result of taking some perfectly valid, natural mathematical principles and twisting them into a formula that might sound logical, but actually reflect a very false view of the way Nature works.

The article was entitled Free Flowing Prosperity and is linked here in the companion blog for today’s Bee In Eden radio show. I will use portions of that article as the basis of our conversation today.

There is something about the history of modern accounting principles that eludes most bankers and bookkeepers today. That is, the very system we call “double entry bookkeeping” became standardized in Europe during the Renaissance. Don’t worry if you’re not a math wizard; we won’t go too far in expounding on principles of accounting!

Basically, when you balance your checkbook, you are participating in this scheme of “zeroing out” your checkbook. Your goal is to get the balance in your checkbook to be equal to the balance in your bank statement. Or to put it another way, if you subtract your bank balance from your checkbook balance and have it come out exactly to Zero, then you have “balanced” the scales and can get on with the rest of your day.

The Italian bankers of the 16th century came up with these principles as a result of the re-discovery of a body of ancient hidden wisdom known as the Hermetica. However, there were several schools of thought that were being considered in the mystery schools and centers of higher education at that time. You may have heard of belief systems like the Kabbalah or Gnosticism. Elements of all these systems began influencing the men who held positions of power in western society, the movers and shakers of their time.

However, this discovery of ancient wisdom also revealed some uncomfortable facts. One is that scientific knowledge which goes uncontrolled can result in the destruction of one’s natural world or even the destruction of mankind itself. These bookkeeping principles actually worked to those Bankers’ benefit by aiding them in setting up a social system of debt and finance that would keep humanity somewhat “contained” in a type of safety net. Yes, they viewed this system of debt we live under as a way of keeping us from hurting ourselves!

This is why researchers like Dr. Joseph P. Farrell constantly mention this idea: there is a deep connection between Physics and Finance. Or in our discussion today, I would modify that to say, Energy and Money.

To get straight to the point, I want to explain how, in our natural world, living things literally “plug themselves” into unlimited sources of energy. When they do this, the unlimited energy results in unending abundance. Hence the title of this show: Free Flowing Prosperity.

At this point, I will read some portions of my blog that demonstrate how this process happens in, of all places, a vineyard.

(Follow along at this other article. Look for this image shown below.)

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Layering a Mother grapevine to create a new Child grapevine. You literally “plug” the mother grapevine shoot into the earth.

We’ll take our second break here. While we’re away, let that lesson from the vineyard sink in. What we’re saying is that there is no such thing in Nature as “loss” resulting from “withdrawals” of resources. When the Child grapevine tapped into the resources of its Mother grapevine, nobody experienced any loss. In fact BOTH vines became even MORE prosperous. In a very real sense, One Plus One equaled Three, Four or More!

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Segment 3 (10 minutes)

To recap, I am saying that, in our beautiful earthly inheritance, there are endless fields of Free Energy. When living things are allowed to plug themselves into those resources, those living things become more prosperous and do not suffer any “sacrifice” or debt or loss of assets in themselves.

The vineyard thus defies the harmful logic of our western Banking system. You see, my friends, we have been taught to believe that if you “take” from one resource, you leave a hole in that resource and you are now “in debt” to that hole and must refill it. So when Bankers lend you money, they tell you that the natural order of your world demands that you “balance those scales” by paying them back. In fact, usually they ask you to overpay them by adding interest to that repayment!

However, in our natural world, that’s not how Life works. There is no such thing as “debt” or “withdrawals” demanding repayment. Our modern system of banking and money-lending is thus proven to be anti-natural and should be abolished. The very concept of “debt” does not even belong in our vocabulary because it does not belong in the vocabulary of any other living thing.

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Another diagram that shows the layered vine “plugging” into earth’s energy.

In fact, some forward-thinking people are indeed pondering such ideas. In my article, I mentioned two ideas being proposed. I will quote from my friend Colin McKay who has set out his ideas at website Deror.org. He feels that every person should be allowed to create a type of money, just as our grapevines in the vineyard each produce grapes while yet being connected to each other.

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Indeed, let’s think about how the original families worked with each other BEFORE any temples and letters of credit had been invented by those pesky agents of the temple. Colin McKay suggests that people bartered their time and skills with one another and simply kept track of doing favors with one another. You see, a society *could* come up with an exchange system like this, where no long-lasting debt is incurred, or people just voluntarily actually HELP one another. Everybody has equal access to earth’s energy resources so there is no burden. Note how, in his system, the social debt is reset weekly, not unlike the 7-year automatic Jubilee of ancient Israel. But this time, the reset happens every 7 DAYS.

It is an intriguing idea. In that article I also refer to a video by Cindy Kay Currier who proposes something called the Heirship Economy. Again, this is a natural monetary system that reflects the natural world of Abundance that exists all around us.

To summarize what this episode of a Bee In Eden wants you to take away is this: if people enjoyed unhindered access to systems of free energy, we would never suffer any scarcity. Human beings could go about their day with what they need to live just as do all other living things on Earth. In fact, if we had access to whatever energy we needed, then there would be no need to have a debt-backed monetary system at all. There would be no need to have Banks at all, not in the sense we have them today.

However, we would still be left with the somewhat valid fear that those students of the ancient mystery schools entertained, which is: Can humans enjoy such unlimited access to endless energy without blowing themselves up?

That is a question that cannot be ignored and perhaps we will pursue that on a future show. One thing for sure that we will discuss on a future show is exactly what false religious idea did those ancient mystery schools promote that got people convinced that they owed debts to those elite temple priesthoods in the first place?

For now, the slant of the sunshine indicates that it’s time for the bees to return to the hive. Take care and proper until next we get to buzz along together.


My contact information with link to my blogs at RogueMoney.net by pseudonym “Bankster Slayer” along with my Karatbars portal are found at the billboard page of SlayTheBankster.com.

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Bee In Eden Show 04 – Murasu the Kingmaker

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #4 of a Bee In Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.”

Episode #4 – re-recorded September 29, 2016

Murasu the Kingmaker (Part 2)

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Segment 1 (2 minutes)
Hello and welcome to the Bee in Eden Radio Show with SedonaDeb. This show is being broadcast as part of the Storytellers Campfire network. You can find their homepage along with archives of all of their shows at the web site StoryTellersCampfire.org. You can also find a link to my homepage blog from their web site.

This show has its own companion blog full of pictures and links to extra research. You can follow a script of this show with the supplemental material by googling the words “Sedona Deb Blog”. Or go directly to my web address of SedonaDeb.Wordpress.com.

In our last show, we buzzed through Part One of a historical fiction I wrote a year ago. So today we will pick up Part Two. We are talking about the Murasu family of bankers who lived about 500 years before Christ. They rose to great power during the Persian Empire. The reason why we know about them is because they were kind enough to leave behind massive piles of bookkeeping records. These records were found about 100 years ago. Some very scholarly books on those findings have been published but are hard to find. I have a link to one such book at my SedonaDeb blog page. It is found within Episode #3 of this show, a Bee In Eden.

In part two of our story, Grandfather Herschel is preparing to hand over the family business to his grandson, Asher. Today Asher gets to take a tour of the Babylonian temple of Inanna where the vast treasury of silver coins is being stored in carefully guarded vaults. It is a bustling beehive of commercial activity. Asher is keen to learn the secrets of this temple and the magic behind the issuance of credit lines and the financing of empires.

Let’s take a quick break here and then we will dive into our story.

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Segment 2 (10 minutes)

Welcome back. To help us focus on the distant history of the Murasu Family, let’s remember the overall slogan of this Bee In Eden radio show: anticipating our future by remembering our past. As you listen to today’s episode and to our future programs, you will begin to see that events are taking place in our lives right now that were set in motion way back in the land of Babylon, within her bankster temples.

In today’s story, Grandfather Herschel explains a new scheme that literally did come into existence in his day. This was the invention of state-issued silver money. Coins that were stamped with the approval of both the King and the Temple. If you look at coins in your wallet today, you will see that not much has changed. The money-lenders of the ancient world were keen to launch this new system. It opened doors to even greater power over their clients … along with the creation of vast amounts of loans and all the wealth that those loans would generate.

I will read now directly from the story that I wrote a year ago. This is linked from the SedonaDeb blog for today’s show. First, the narrator sets up the story …. (Dear Reader: at this point you can read along by clicking over to this other blog within this website.)

Water Into Wine – Part IV – Murasu Family

https://sedonadeb.wordpress.com/2015/11/14/water-into-wine-part-iv/

My friends in the audience, we will take a quick intermission here and then return to the story. Grandfather Herschel will take his grandson to the most powerful room of all — the closed doors where deals are made, where men are chosen to become the next emperor.

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Segment 3 (12 minutes)

And we’re back. We will rejoin Grandfather Herschel and grandson Asher in just a minute. In our story, recall that Grandfather is teaching his grandson about the power of money-lending. In the story, I briefly made mention of the common Trinity metaphor that was taught in the Babylonian temple. In fact, this is a metaphor that was taught in ALL of the temples who passed Letters of Credit amongst themselves. The Trinity Metaphor will be explored in greater detail on future Bee In Eden radio shows.

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, 1831

But for now, let’s just say that this is related to something taught in social studies today: the Hegelian Dialectic. This is an idea that can be expressed different ways. You might have heard it expressed as this phrase:

Problem –> Reaction –> Solution.
A more common way of expressing that idea is:
“Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

You see, in the days of the Murasu family, the Persian landlords had a crisis on their hands. A young man had seized the throne of his father down in Shushan, a man they wanted to get rid of. Their preferred choice for new king was the illegitimate son of the old king who had recently died. They wanted Ochus to be the king. But the only way to get it done was by raising an army and overthrowing the usurper, Darius I.

Well, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

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Drachma coin depicting Darius II (Ochus)

The Murasu bankers saw their chance of a lifetime. The bankers got the noble landlords to mortgage their estates to the Murasu family. The Murasu bankers then financed the military plans of this man named Ochus. He was successful in taking over the thrown of Persia. The landlords were happy, at first. But then they realized that they had given away their land by mortgages to the bankers!

In our story, Grandfather Herschel is hinting to his grandson that he needs to stay one step ahead of his enemies. He needs to start planning to support the next empire and the next king, a king who will protect the bankers from their unhappy mortgaged clients. That king would prove to be the mighty Alexander the Great.

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Alexander the Great (by Lysippos)

But now we return to our story as grandfather and grandson finish their morning tour of the Treasury.

(Dear Reader: you can re-join the story here.)
https://sedonadeb.wordpress.com/2015/11/14/water-into-wine-part-iv/

Dear friends, that is the end of the story as I wrote it one year ago. But there is much more to tell. On our next show together, we will talk about how credit and silver money were used to power the next great empire, Greece. Notice that I let something dangle in our story today, a point about how the mystical arts of the temple would become part of young Asher’s financial education. That is something we will discuss further down the road from our beehive.

Many thanks to our sponsors and to our listening audience for buzzing along today. Let’s charge up now at our beehives and prepare for our next venture out. Signing off ….

EXTRA RESEARCH

The video below is a 3-hour seminar of six lectures about the period of history when the Jews were captive in Babylon. The information that proves that the Murasu Family came from Judah is within the first hour of this video.


My contact information with link to my blogs at RogueMoney.net by pseudonym “Bankster Slayer” along with my Karatbars portal are found at the billboard page of SlayTheBankster.com.

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Bee In Eden Show 03: Murasu Family

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #3 of a Bee In Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.”

Audio file: Click to Play or Right-Click to download MP3 audio here. Or listen at StoryTellersCampfire.org.

Episode #3 – recorded August 31, 2016

The Murasu Family Part 1

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Segment 1 (4 minutes)

Hello and welcome to the Bee in Eden Radio Show. This show is being broadcast as part of the Storytellers Campfire network. You can find their homepage along with archives of all of their shows at the web site StoryTellersCampfire.org. You can also find a link to my homepage blog from their web site. Just look for the show banner with the picture of the Queen Bee, and that’s me!

I am your host, the Queen Bee herself, SedonaDeb, coming to you from my humble beehive in the middle of Arizona. You can find my beehive on the internet by google searching the words “Sedona Deb Blog”. Or go directly to my web address of SedonaDeb.Wordpress.com.

I do post a blog for each of the episodes of this show. So you can always return later to the beehive and re-read the script, view the pictures, and hear the show again. Oh and do leave comments! If you have research material that can add to our topic, feel free to share at my blog page.

We spend time on this show connecting the dots between ancient history and today’s current events. I hope you will find my blog to be a valuable research tool.

When we last were buzzing along together, I promised to talk about a story I wrote almost exactly one year ago about a real family who lived during the Persian Empire about 500 years before Christ. So that is the topic of our show today, the Murasu Family who lived along the River Chebar in the city of Nippur, Babylonia during the days of King Nebuchadnezzar.

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Ruins from a temple of Naffur (Nippur). Photo: Wikimedia Commons. See Wikipedia on Nippur here.

The story is a product of my own imagination but its premise is drawn from real history and real archaeological discoveries that were made 100 years ago. You might be wondering, What on earth does a family who lived 2500 years ago have to do with my life?

Well, if you are one of the billions of people whose daily routine has to touch money or credit at any point, it has everything to do with your life. Today there are world-shaking events going on right under our noses that are connected to those ancient business dealings as well. It is my feeling that this family and their business transactions mark the point in history when Banking & Finance left the ancient world and entered our modern world. I’ll explain why I say all of that as we get into our show.

Just google search the words “Silk Road” and you will see what I mean. The countries of central Asia, led by China and Russia, are right now embarking on a long term project, often referred to as the One Belt, One Road project, to resurrect the ancient overland trade routes that once connected China to all the major centers of commerce in the Mediterranean region.

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Marco Polo c. 1300 A.D. See Wikipedia here.

Something that many people overlook is that the Silk Road of Marco Polo’s time grew out of a trade route that got established around the same time that this Murasu family lived. That road was called the Persian Royal Road. That road became an important vehicle for business at the time that the Persian empire conquered the Assyrian and Babylonian empires.

We’re going to take our first break here. Hold that picture in your mind. Imagine those old Agents of the Temple, those Traveling Merchants who lurk in the shadows of kings. As one old empire was making way for a new empire, those Money Magicians were busy launching new schemes to get rich and expand their power across the world. They did it back in Nebuchadnezzar’s day and they are still doing it now.

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Map of Marco Polo’s travels, a Traveling Merchant. Picture credit here.

We’ll be back in just a couple of minutes.
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Segment Two (8 min)

If you’ve ever seen movies about the explorer Marco Polo, you were watching a story about events that happened along the ancient Silk Road trade routes. If you remember, our Bee in Eden show #1 did mention the ancient caravan merchants and the important role they played as Agents of the Babylonian temples who were sent out to distant seaports, empowered by a giant temple-backed credit card, to obtain the vital supplies of gold and silver that they needed back home.

And that is a key point. These powerful Money Magicians had figured out sneaky ways of using math to promote the idea of credit as a substitute for real money. With time, these men used their financial power to build an illusion of wealth in a major city, even though that wealth was really sitting on a shaky foundation of debt. Eventually the debt marker came due. The neighboring creditors got tired of waiting for payment and would just walk in and conquer the city.

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Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar. Picture credit here.

That same thing pretty much happened to the ancient Assyrian empire. They had the reputation of being a massively well-equipped military force. But hey, those war chariots and weapons don’t come cheap. Eventually the neighboring people led by Nebuchadnezzar muscled their way into the Assyrian’s business. The smaller nations who were paying protection money to Assyria then came under the influence of the new gang in town, the Babylonians.

One of those “smaller nations” was the Kingdom of Judah. The Bible has much to say about how the good times of King Solomon’s day had deteriorated badly as the people allowed themselves to fall under the spell of of their neighbors’ temples and religious practices. In fact, the more these Judeans abandoned their debt-free covenant with God, the worse the economic conditions in their land became.

And I do refer to the old Jewish covenant as a “debt-free” system of religion.I know there are some in the audience who are already thinking, “Wait, I thought this was a show about money and debt … why are we suddenly talking about religion?”

The answer to that is because, in ancient times, the people’s access to credit and money-lending was THROUGH THE TEMPLES. We laid this out in our first two episodes which I wholeheartedly encourage you to go back and review at the Sedona Deb Blog. (Show 01 linked here).

This is a key point for which I have had much difficulty in finding definitive history books that will come out and definitely make this statement. If you have seen a credible book that does make the statement, please leave a comment for me at this show’s blog page. But from what I can piece together, this is why the common people of Israel, and people of all nations, fell so easily into the sin of idol worship:

Making offerings to idols at particular temples was part of the daily routine of money-lending and credit issuance in ancient times. That is to say, if you needed a credit card, the only place to get it was through the Temples. If you sold your soul, so to speak, to this or that particular idol, then the Temple to whom that idol belonged would reciprocate by giving you the crop seed or whatever you needed to exist.

What I’m saying is that there were a variety of gods and systems of idol worship. People chose some idol with which to ally themselves in much the same way that people choose a bank or a credit card application today.

It is unfortunate that the people of Israel allowed themselves to fall into dependence on those foreign creditors, whoops, I mean idols. They failed to appreciate something very precious about the covenant that Moses had mediated between them and God. The subject of debt slavery is given attention in the strongest possible terms in that covenant. There was a unique provision called the Jubilee (or, Shmita. See Wikipedia here.) It wasn’t just a provision; it was a LAW. This law allowed for a constant cycle of debt forgiveness every 7 years. The people enjoyed complete restoration of their mortgaged land every 50 years.

If Israel had just kept observing the Jubilee law, they would have seen the benefit of living in a nation that never ever would fall under the spell of foreign debt slavery. In fact, they would never suffer long-term internal debt. That freedom would keep them from ever having to get tangled up in the debt schemes of foreign temples.

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Temple of Solomon (Picture credit here. TempleMount.org.)

But alas! the people allowed their beautiful Temple of Jerusalem to become just another site of idol worship of foreign gods. The foreign kings imposed heavy taxes. Within their nation, widows and orphans were being defrauded left and right. Lawlessness reigned supreme.

Eventually King Nebuchadnezzar invaded the land of Judah and did a very clever thing. He carried away the king of Judah and the other royal family members whose job was to manage the government of Judea. This left the nation of Judea in a power vacuum that only this king of Babylon could fulfill.

That is where my fictional story about the Murasu family business opens up. We’re going to take a quick break here before we dive into the narrative. But to set the scene, imagine a warm summer desert night. It is near the end of August, just as it is for us today. You are sitting on the rooftop patio of your home in this bustling city of Nippur. The evening stars are just beginning to twinkle as the sun has finished setting. The river toads are croaking in the Chebar Canal. Palm trees are swaying the breeze. You are enjoying a glass of Shirazi wine with some choice dates and cheeses along with our two characters, Grandfather Herschel Murasu and his young adult grandson, Asher, who is eager to learn the family business.

And we’ll be right back.
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Segment 3 (12 minutes)

Welcome back. Feel free to sit and imagine your scene on this rooftop patio as a I paraphrase my story. The full story will be linked at today’s show page for the Bee in Edent radio show at my homepage of Sedona Deb Blog. I’d like to give credit to the professor of Oriental Studies upon whose research I created my fictional tale. He is Professor Matthew W. Stolper. His book is :
ENTREPRENEURS AND EMPIRE – The Murasu Archive, the Murasu Firm, and Persian Rule in Babylonia. (PDF linked here.)

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Our story begins.
(You can read Part One of this story here within this blog.)

We will pick up Part Two of our Murasu story on the next show.

Many thanks to the audience and the sponsors! Buzzing back to the hive now until our next venture.

EXTRA RESEARCH

The video below is a 3-hour seminar of six lectures about the period of history when the Jews were captive in Babylon. The information that proves that the Murasu Family came from Judah is within the first hour of this video. That detail is omitted in the above book written by Professor Stolper.


My contact information with link to my blogs at RogueMoney.net by pseudonym “Bankster Slayer” along with my Karatbars portal are found at the billboard page of SlayTheBankster.com.

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Bee In Eden Show 02: The Silver Pharaoh

Here is the script and visual aids that accompany episode #2 of a Bee in Eden on the Storytellers Campfire radio network. Our Show Slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.”

Or click here to play the show’s MP3 audio file. You can right-click to download. The bee-buzz sound byte file that you hear in between breaks can be downloaded from ambient-mixer.com.

Episode #2 – recorded August 30, 2016

The Silver Pharaoh

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Segment 1 (4 minutes)

Hello and welcome to the Bee in Eden radio show. I am your host, Da Queen Bee herself, SedonaDeb. And as you might as guessed, I am speaking from a location near Sedona, Arizona, which lately has been a land of drenching monsoons and dazzling displays of thunder and lightning. For myself, we Bees are keenly aware of the changing of the seasons. Our summer monsoon season will be wrapping up as August draws to a close. The pretty, buzzing nature sounds you heard to announce the show is a sound file entitled “Bee in Eden” that is available for download at http://www.ambient-mixer.com (linked here.)

The sacred seventh month of the year, September, is bearing down on us. Yes, you heard that right, I did refer to September as the SEVENTH month, not the ninth. And I will explain why I say that and how this relates to the focus and goals of this new show, A Bee in Eden.

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Calendar month of September 2016 (Credit: PaperAndBrush.com)

Here’s a bit of trivia you can use to start a conversation. Let’s think about the very word SEPTEM-BER. Why is September called September? Curiously, it means “seventh month”. Why does our silly English language choose to name this month with a word that means “seventh” but is actually placed in the “ninth” slot on our calendar? hmmm

And they didn’t just do that to September. They did it to October, November and December. Note those prefixes: OCT, NOV, and DEC. What numbers do those prefixes stand for? Why, they stand for EIGHT, NINE, AND TEN.

Why do we do such a crazy thing to our calendar?

You see, in the ancient world, societies were primarily based around their agriculture, their farming cycles. Therefore, Springtime was really seen as the start of the new year. That was when you could plant seed or when the grapevines began to bud. So if you start your calendar with the month of March, then September becomes the proper, seventh month of the year.

Why do we bring up this curiosity of how the months of our year are out of whack with the way they are named? Does it really matter? We mention it because on this show we will be talking about the history of money and money-lending. There are certain traditions and protocols that are being used today that got their start way back in history, back when the entire economy of a nation revolved around the all important seasons of planting and harvesting. And those traditions are still sort of “encoded” by the way our months are named.

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Psusennes I, the Silver Pharaoh (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

When we come back from our first break, we’re going to talk about Egypt, her temples, and the relationship these held with a king known today as the Silver Pharaoh. Those temples became very powerful because that’s where the people brought their harvests. It’s where the whole treasury of the city was stored. But when a handful of unscrupulous priests began twisting the natural laws of mathematics, things began to go horribly wrong and we still suffer today because of it.

We’ll be back in just a couple of minutes.

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Segment 2 (9 minutes)

On our previous show, I made a statement that I promised to explain further. I had said that during all human history, the gold and silver mines were controlled by tight networks of family businesses. So these elite families had a lot of power over other nation’s monetary systems because they provided the gold & silver bullion that everybody wanted to use as a swap system at the farmer’s market.

In our last show we explained how agents of the temple would be sent out with letters of credit in their hand, sent to distant lands to do business with agents of those temples. Those Letters of Credit worked sort of like a giant credit card and would be accepted by the agents of the foreign temple as a guarantee of future payment for the gold & silver bullion, or anything else, that the foreign temple would now export back to the home territory.

Therefore, this flow of trade and credit and money-creation was really in the hands of the temples, their agents, and these family networks who directed the flow of wealth everywhere.

The Kings were really just their puppets. As further proof of that point, I’d like to share something I learned from a PBS documentary about a king of Egypt who is known as the Silver Pharaoh.

We have a link to this documentary and some other visuals at our show page. By the way, you can review the script of our shows and even post comments to me thru the links on the show page that lead you to my SedonaDeb blog. Or just google search SedonaDeb blog.

The real name of this Silver Pharaoh was Psusennes the First. He lived about 1000 years before Christ. He was called the Silver Pharaoh because he’s the only pharaoh we know of who was buried in an all-silver coffin instead of a gold one.

Here is a portion of the transcript of this PBS documentary (linked here).

The trouble began here in Thebes. The only figure powerful enough to challenge a pharaoh was Egypt’s high priest who was in charge of the vast temple of Karnak.

In some ways, the term High Priest is a bit misleading because he was more than just a religious official. He ran a big business which is what this temple was, he was an important political leader, and he could even command military might.

Kings, to win their favour, would give them rights to fishing and fowling and hunting, or rights to mines, or even trade along the Nile. And so the priest would gain increasing amounts of wealth.

They were just getting wealthier and wealthier as time went on, until they eventually decided why don’t we become king?

Shortly before Psusennes’ reign began, the high priests made their play for power. As the priests asserted their authority, Egypt was riven in two and five centuries of chaos would follow. The high priest seized the south and the pharaoh was exiled to the frontier region, the northern Delta.

Did you notice that the kings eventually began giving away all this wealth and rights to do trade and exploit the mines to the temple priesthood? The Temples were really in charge of the economic direction of the whole nation. They were the original bankers and money-lenders.

I’d like to remind the audience again of why we are talking about this ancient history.

The slogan of this show is:
“Anticipating our future by remembering our past.”

There are billions of people today who long to be free of the perpetual debt slavery they are trapped in. At the very least, even people in the wealthy USA recognize that their nation is buried under $20 Trillion in debt. People want to know why this keeps happening.

And the only way to answer that is by examining where did it all get started.

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Modern gold mining in Ghana. (Credit: AfricanGoldSellers.com)

At this time, I’d like to mention a few points from the book “Babylon’s Banksters” by Joseph P. Farrell. On p.168, he describes the cruel, miserable working conditions of slaves who were consigned to the mines. Gold extraction required vast amounts of slave labor and the slaves didn’t live very long. So it’s no wonder that armies were constantly going to war to capture more slaves. (Google Books link is here.)

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Dr Farrell mentioned something about the INTERNATIONAL cartel that managed the gold mines. Apparently, the mercenary guards who were employed to keep order at the mines were all brought in from distant lands — deliberately!

They are guarded by mercenary soldiers of various barbarous nations, whose language is foreign to them and to each other, so that there are no means either of forming conspiracies or of corrupting those who are set to watch them.

I have to give credit to the clever mining families. They hired guards and overseers for the mines who were incapable of understanding the tongues of each other. Nor could they understand the language of the slaves. That statement implies that these elite families were colluding with each other to keep their mines free from assault. They surely were able to communicate with each other in order to get the right staff and swap them as needed among the mines located in distant territories.

We’re going to take a break here. When we come back, I’d like to show you the scheme these people came up with that turned them into Money Magicians. It has something to do with what we today would call Fractional Reserve Lending. But the practice was so deceitful that some ancient kings tried to make it a capital offense if you used it in business!

We’ll be back in a couple of minutes.

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Segment 3 (9 min)

Welcome back to the show. So what have we learned so far? We have seen that there was an international scope to the operations of the gold mines because those owners deliberately placed guards who spoke foreign languages as overseers of the mines.

We saw that Temple Priesthoods had control over the royal treasuries and would even be given rights to the product of the gold mines. So already we can see the potential for the temple priesthoods to maintain a close association with the metal mines.

But these priesthoods, these Money Magicians, used their knowledge of math to come up with ways to create wealth out of thin air that went beyond the physical pile of gold and silver pieces in their vaults.

Dr. Farrell outlines the 4 stages of their scheme on p.202 of Babylon’s Banksters.

1. Penetrate and Ally with the Temple
2. Issue False Receipts
3. Substitute the gold & silver with Letters of Credit backed by False Receipts
4. Create a Facsimile of Money

Stage 1 is something we discussed here and on our last show. The Temple was the place where people brought their harvest. So you have this pile of real, actual physical goods building in the temple storehouse. Somebody has to keep the books, manage the farmer’s market, and provide the gold and silver bullion that people wanted to use as the basis of their monetary exchange system.

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Doing Business at the Ziggurat Temple of Ur. (Credit: Bos, Carole – Ur – Artist Rendering – AwesomeStories.net)

Stage 2 is related to Fractional Reserve Lending. The people would exchange their harvests at the marketplace for equivalent pieces of gold and silver. That’s proper: you simply sell your crop and receive a piece of metal for it with a value set on that piece of metal that was agreed upon by all parties concerned. Nothing wrong with that.

But maybe you don’t need to use those gold and silver to buy anything just yet. Maybe you only need a safe place to store your metal. So, you offer it to the temple as a deposit. The agents of the temple would give the depositor a receipt on a clay tablet.

The depositors soon figured out that it became easier for them to buy other goods in the marketplace simply by exchanging their clay tablet receipts with one another rather than run back to the temple to withdraw their gold every time they needed to buy something at the marketplace.

This is exactly what the scribes at the temple wanted the depositors to do. “Just leave your precious metals with us; we’ll keep it safe and we’ll keep issuing receipts.”

But then they did something dishonest, and this is still done today. It’s even legal! Since the depositors would take a long time before they came back to withdraw their gold, the scribes figured out that they could just keep issuing more receipts against the same deposit.

Today this is called Fractional Reserve Lending. When you deposit, say, $1000 into a long term savings account, the Bank gives you a receipt and the banker tells you the money is safe and you can come collect it anytime. But he knows you won’t be back, say, for a year. Meanwhile, the Banker lends out, say, $900 of your money to some other person and tells that person to pay it back in, say, 6 months — well before YOU return to collect your deposit.

That other person takes the $900 and goes to buy a car, with it. The car dealer now has $900 in his pocket but you still have your receipt for your $1000 Savings Account in your pocket.

The car dealer takes his $900 to his bank and deposits it. And then the second Banker does the same thing that the first Banker did. He lends out, say $800 of the car dealer’s money, to some other guy and the whole process begins all over again. Meanwhile, you and that car dealer are holding two receipts that are tied to that one first deposit of $1000.

On the surface, this seems a little shady buy maybe nobody really gets hurt as long as the guy who bought the car really does pay back his loan. Right?

But do you see what just happened? The first Banker created extra money out of thin air. The only real money in the transaction is your $1000. The car dealer now has his own magical receipt for $900. But it’s backed by YOUR savings account which is not owned by him. So really, his $900 is backed by nothing. It’s a fraud.

And then it gets worse because the second Banker repeats the whole process with some other customer.

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Creating Money Out of Nothing. (Credit: CaptureTheMind Blog)

Essentially this is just a big Ponzi scheme. And the scheme works for a while until suddenly the true laws of math take over like a game of musical chairs. The guy at the top of the pyramid finally comes back to the bank to collect his savings account and the whole network of fraud beneath him collapses.

And these agents of the temple weren’t just doing this at their local community level. See, they were keeping track of all this Magical Money that they put into circulation. On their books, it looked like there was a lot of money available in their reserves. So when they would send their traveling merchants out to distant lands empowered with these Letters of Credit in their hand, that Letter reflected these great reserves of phoney money in circulation at the home temple. The temple agents at the foreign temple could then take those Letters and use them as a basis to start their own Ponzi scheme in their own land. And so it goes, over and over.

Eventually the Music stops and everybody scrambles for a Chair. In the city of Ur, that is exactly what happened. Drowning in debt and no longer able to pay for defense of the city, the mighty city of Ur succumbed to the onslaught of the invading Elamites. It has been theorized that the neighboring tribes simply showed up in Ur one day to collect on a big national debt.

Don’t be too surprised if the same thing happens soon to the mighty Empires of our day who have been accustomed to getting what they want by issuing lots of debt built on phoney money.

Sadly, the only people who suffer in these upheavals are the common folk and the kings. The Temple Priesthood and their Traveling Merchants skulk away into the shadows, ready to start the process all over again with the new incoming Empire.

Well, my fellow bees, the clock tells us it’s time to return to the beehive. When we venture out next time we will pick up with the story of Magic Money and talk about a real family of Money Lenders who were brought to ancient Babylon as captives. But they knew how to work the system so well that eventually they were able to decide which kings got removed and which kings got to have a throne in the Persian Empire. This was the Murasu family about whom I once wrote a historical fiction. You can preview this on the SedonaDeb Blog page as homework for our next visit, if you like.

Thank you, dear audience, for taking the time to learn this important information. And many thanks to our sponsors for making the show possible. This is SedonaDeb, buzzing off until our next chat.


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Bee In Eden Show 01: Who Creates Money?

Launching August 30, 2016 is a recurring radio show to expand on topics covered in this blog. Our show slogan is: “Anticipating our future by remembering our past.” Many thanks to Storytellers Campfire Radio at www.storytellerscampfire.org for hosting the Bee in Eden radio show.

This episode can be heard via this YouTube link. Please subscribe to the channel to be notified of future shows:

Or you can play or download the MP3 audio file here. Below is the planned transcript of Episode 01 along with the referenced links and pictures to be aired during the final week of August 2016. Today’s topic is:

Who Creates Money?

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Segment One (4 minutes)

Hello and welcome to the maiden flight of a Bee in Eden. My name literally is the Bee, or, rather, the popular girl’s name that derives from that busy buzzer, Debbie. As you might have guessed from my show name of SedonaDeb, I am speaking to you from a beautiful typical Southwestern mesa spot just outside of Sedona, that popular red rock destination smack in the middle of Arizona, USA.

This is our first show together so let’s get to know each other.

Here is what drives me to do the research that produces this show. A great truth hit me a couple of years ago. That great truth was:

If humans are so smart, why are we the only species on earth that needs money to live?

Obviously, that’s a rhetorical question. And it implies that humans are NOT so smart. The fact that we have allowed this system of debt and credit to hum in the background of our lives was enough proof to me that humans are not some kind of evolved species. This crazy system of debt slavery indicated to me that humans are running down a path of DEvolution, not Evolution.

For context, that thought struck me as I began writing blogs about research I had been doing on the subject of the history of banking and finance. You see, my family suffered miserably during the last collapse we endured in the USA only 8 years ago. In the year 2009, my parents lost their homes to foreclosure and I saw my own real estate investment dwindle in value from its initial purchase price of $120,000 down to about $40,000. My parents were wiped out and I’m sure it was no coincidence that both of them fell under the scourge of cancer at about the same time. The stress in their lives surely invaded their health. As it happened, both of them did eventually fall into the Big Sleep, as I like to call it.

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That time in my life was the worst nightmare that I have ever lived through. But there was one good thing that came out of it: the tragedy forced me to stop in my tracks and ask, How did this all happen? What is it that causes banks to keep falling through this cycle of repeated Booms and Busts?

You see, in my early adult years, I had worked for Bank of America for 10 years. I even worked there during the great Savings & Loan debacle of the 1980’s. So I had seen this happen in the banking system before. But even while working for BofA, I never stopped to ask myself “Who creates money?”

And I would like YOU to ask yourself that question. If your child came up and asked you that question, how would you answer? Some might say, “The government creates money.” Ahh, but if that were true, then why does the government BORROW money? Somebody ELSE must be creating the money. Think about that question as we pause for our first commercial break.

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Segment Two (11 minutes)

As I mentioned before the break, I finally began asking myself that question, Who creates money? after the last economic collapse we all endured in the year 2008.

I began to research one book after another. I finally settled on some new books coming out by a professor who currently lives in South Dakota, Joseph P. Farrell. One of his books, entitled Babylon’s Banksters, finally began dissolving the scales from my eyes.

But  never in my life did I imagine that things like bookkeeping and banking actually originated in the ancient religious temples way back at the dawn of history. Arrggh, and here I had worked for 10 years in a major bank!

And that is a key point. It is a point that even the folks in our audience who consider themselves secular or atheist cannot avoid: the history of Credit and the history of Religion are so intertwined with each other that you cannot separate one from the other.

In fact, hang with me to the very end of today’s episode because I want to give you something to chew on as we approach the upcoming 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The author that I mentioned a minute ago, Dr. Joseph Farrell, recently published a whole book about that event and its connection to ancient religion and a modern network of people who have access to trillions of dollars. But I’ll dangle that here as your dessert for today’s show.

To answer the question, Where did Money and Credit come from? we need to take a look at developments that followed the dawn of Man.

The time period where things began to go horribly wrong, debt-wise, was shortly after the flood of Noah’s day, around the time of the rise of Nimrod, the tower of Babel incident and the building of the string of cities that occupied the ancient territory of what today is mostly Iraq.

One of the cities that sprang up soon after Nimrod’s time was the city of Ur. We are talking about the period of time about 3000 years before Christ. Ur is famous for being the home of the Biblical Abraham.

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I have a map here to show you where Ur was located. It sat south of the modern city of Baghdad, Iraq and just north of the Persian Gulf. In fact, in the days of the patriarch Abraham, the Persian Gulf extended much further into the desert than it does today. The city of Ur had a seaport right on the Persian Gulf. Therefore Ur became a very important city of trade with places as far away as India, Egypt, and even Spain.

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How Ur Might Have Looked. Bordered by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers with a wide port open to the mouth of the Persian Gulf. (source page here.)

The pictures below depict a bustling, prosperous town. Notice the man at the left edge of the graphic holding something in his hand … it almost looks like an iPad! Well it was a kind of tablet … it was the literal clay tablet upon which the merchants and scribes would keep their bookkeeping records.

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Likely that is exactly what is being done here. The bearded man is making a count on his tablet, while an exchange of grain, goats, and something in a wooden cart is taking place with the help of the shaven servants. Note also that the huge, central temple of the city looms in the distance.

Let’s stop for a moment and think about how the daily activity of trade took place. Once people began organizing themselves into cities headed by a king and his army, people applied for grants of “royal estate,” or “real estate,” to obtain a place to live and set up a farm. The people paid taxes or brought in their surplus to the center of town in exchange for the military protection that the king gave them.

The temple was a solid edifice, very secure, a perfect place to store surpluses — or, treasuries.

So you can see how the area around the temple became the economic hub of the community. It made sense to set up your marketplace right there. And it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that people would have come up with a simple exchange system to trade their various goods. Obviously, it’s not very convenient to drag around bags of grain all over the place every time you need to obtain a new cookpot.

People, or more likely, the Priesthood, decided to use pieces of gold and silver as a “swap” system. And we do know that the people of Ur used barley as the product that would express the “value” of their silver. That is, an ounce of silver or gold would have been set to be equal in value to X number of bags of barley… in much the same way that an ounce of gold today equals X number of dollars.

It made sense to use gold and silver this way because of their durability. They didn’t get consumed by fire and they didn’t dry up as liquids do. And even if they got eaten by your goat, you could still dig out your gold piece once your goat finished digesting his meal!

Now while Ur was incredibly self-sufficient and full of wonderful foods and crafts, Ur was a bit short of her own gold and silver mines. In fact, with the advance of trade and rise of kingly armies, the need for gold, silver, and iron ore quickly outgrew whatever natural mine resources existed in their territory.

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Elaborate golden headpiece found in Ur’s royal tombs.

So it became obvious to the managers of this society that they would need to import supplies of gold and silver bullion from whomever had it. And believe it or not, even at this time in history, ALL gold and silver mines were owned by tightly controlled private family business networks. We will talk about that more in future shows. For now, let me just say that again: the flow of gold and silver from the mines was tightly controlled by elite networks of families.

However, those gold mine networks certainly collaborated with the temple and the agents of the temple. In fact, there was quite a network of constant communication between the temples, the economic hubs, and the administrators of the gold mines.

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Artist’s conception of Ur’s seaport. Imagine the Agents of the Temple embarking on their missions from here.

For proof of that, I’d like to read you this passage from the book The Babylonian Woe (PDF version available here for free), pages 4 and 6 in the printed book. “Temple servants were sent on distant missions… with letters of credit …. The Traveling Merchant gave credit.”

And there you go, the invention of credit being passed from one temple to another via nothing more than communication on a clay tablet. There is much implied in that statement. First, temples in distant lands were colluding with one another and must have maintained high levels of trust amongst each other. Second, this letter of credit gave much power to the holder, even though the letter itself was nothing more than clay. But the financial power that BACKED that letter spoke volumes.

I’ll let you chew on that for a couple of minutes while we take our next break. Then we will talk about how these “agents” of the temple became a class of powerful people unto themselves as money-magicians who could wield Credit like a magic wand.

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Segment Three (9 min)

Welcome back to the show. Right before the break, I quoted from the book The Babylonian Woe which clearly defines the origins of modern credit concepts as having emanated from the central temples of Babylonia.

Interestingly, the very last book of the Bible describes the future fall of a symbolic Babylon, a religious empire. Chapter 18 of Revelation makes many references to the “traveling merchants” who weep at her destruction. If you have a Greek Interlinear version of the Bible, you can see clearly that the phrase used is “traveling merchant,” not just “merchant.”

That book, Babylonian Woe, comments that the “traveling merchant” came to represent a particular class of merchant. Not just your average storekeeper, but specifically a person who worked as an agent of the temple, granting the use of credit internationally to acquire the goods and services needed by the Temples.

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The Babylonian Woe by David Astle, 1975. Out of print but PDF file is here.

Page 11 of that book mentions that this class of money-lender was so unique that they came to be identified by a specific word in the ancient language as if they were a race of people unto themselves … the APIRU.

The author has no kind words for these people. He refers to them as a mysterious gang of thugs who seemed to have no allegiance to any particular city, and yet seemed to be found in all cities. He describes them as a lawless people who regarded this power of credit as a godlike means by which they could get anything they wanted. No longer would people need to rely on any god of any temple for their Creator’s providence. These money magicians regarded themselves as a new god. And they followed religious formulas as a type of “religion behind the religion.” We will talk about that in future shows too.

Even though they despised the common people’s view of the temple, they were not beneath operating in the shadow of the temple. In fact, their association with the temple is what gave these people legitimacy in the eyes of the common people.

In a future show we’ll talk about how they used credit falsely and deceptively … activities like Fractional Reserve Lending.

We are coming to the end of our visit today and I promised to relate something about 9/11.

Earlier this year, Dr. Farrell published a book entitled “Hidden Finance, Rogue Networks and Secret Sorcery” with Sub-Title of “The Fascist International, 9/11, and Penetrated Operations.” I wrote a book review of this book.

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Dr. Farrell uncovered proof that intelligence experts from foreign governments had intel in the Summer of 2001 that indicated an attack was being planned. One of these experts was a lady named Dr. Tatyana Koryagina. And here I will quote from my book review. The full review will be linked to my blog page at a future date; it is currently pending publication with a third party.

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Dr. Tatyana Koryagina

Quote:

“Dr. Tatyana Koryagina … made a statement to the Duma on June 29, 2001. She spoke as a Russian expert in shadow economy and shadow politics. She expected an attack to hit the USA on August 19, 2001.

She had proof that “the [9/11] operation was not the work of 19 terrorists but of a larger group seeking to reshape the world.” She further claimed that “this group of extremely powerful private persons, with total assets of about $300 trillion, intends to legalize its power and become the new world government.

In an interview she gave to Pravda only two weeks later, Dr. Koryagina expanded on her statements and pointed to the religious motivation of these private persons who had assets of $300 Trillion. She said:

“There are international, “super-state” and “super-government” groups. In accordance with tradition, the mystical and religious components play extremely important roles in human history. One must take into account the shadow economy, shadow politics and the religious component.”

This astounded me. Dr. Koryagina warned the Russian government that there was an international, super-state of people — not unlike the APIRU that I just mentioned — who held assets of $300,000,000,000,000 and who are bent on becoming the new world government, playing out this role according to some kind of mystical and religious tradition to which they give allegiance.

You see, folks, we all know there are earth-shaking events touching our lives. These events are being steered by a class of people who have the authority to create money and credit. These people are pulling the levers of power all around the world and they do so under the shadow of mystical religious traditions.

In future shows, please buzz along with this Bee as we intend to uncover the many petals of this ugly flower. In our next visit, you will see how this network began taking shape at an international level during the days of the Persian Empire.

But for now this is the Bee in Eden signing off to return to the hive until our next venture outdoors.


My contact information with link to my blogs at RogueMoney.net by pseudonym “Bankster Slayer” along with my Karatbars portal are found at the billboard page of SlayTheBankster.com.

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