Saturday, November 22, 2014

Mikhail Gorbachev says Vladimir Putin views himself as 'second only to God'

Former Soviet leader warns Russian president not to be a 'bighead' because 'that is what ruined me'

Wisdom from one of the few great leaders of the 20th Century.  I've always loved Mikhail Gorbachev.  Russians will someday regret the way they've treated him.  I have always LOVED Mikhail Gorbachev, because he helped to dismantle the Soviet Union, and to protect the entire world through that transition which could have been catastrophic.  I also agree with his criticism of the United States and Europe.  We were largely responsible for creating the conditions that led to Vladimir Putin's popularity.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia was wide open to friendship with the United States and Europe.  Then their economy collapsed, the former Soviet peoples were plunged into dire suffering, and what did we do to help?  Almost nothing.  I was actually ashamed of the West.  It was a huge mistake to do this to our eastern family who wanted our friendship, and more assistance to emerge from the chaos successfully, to have a free, market-driven economy.  Instead, we continued to pour billions and trillions into more weapons and wars, and to move our weapons closer to Russia, after they felt betrayed.

I hope we're not doing the same to Ukraine.  Our overall response to both Russia and Ukraine, must be far different than we've done in the past.  So far, our response to Ukraine seems a bit better than what I would expect, but it isn't robust enough.  And while protecting Ukraine, the West needs to assure Russia that we do not wish to have an adversarial relationship.  It's ridiculous!

Madison Reed

Mikhail Gorbachev says Vladimir Putin views himself as 'second only to God'

Mikhail Gorbachev has said Vladimir Putin thinks of himself as "second only to God" after complaining the Kremlin leader never seeks his advice.

The 83-year-old former Soviet leader made the comments as he launched his new book, After the Kremlin, in which he praises the former KGB spy for playing a major role in stabilising Russia and acting "in the interests of the majority".

However, Mr Gorbachev used the book launch to say: "He has started picking up the same illness which I suffered from earlier – self-confidence. Don't get a big head. That is what ruined me."

The former president said apart from a short meeting in June, Mr Putin's aides had repeatedly declined his offer to meet. Mr Gorbachev recently warned of the potential for a new Cold War 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

"I need to participate, and I will. Nobody will shut my mouth, even though people wanted me to emigrate. I don't want to leave, let those people leave," he added.

Joe Biden, the US vice president suggested on Friday that Russia faces "rising costs and greater isolation" if it continued to violate ceasefire agreements with Ukraine, after holding talks with President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev.

Mr Biden was visiting Ukraine on the first anniversary of the start of mass protests culminating in former President Victor Yanukovych relinquishing power. More than 4,300 people have died in eastern Ukraine since April.

Alongside respecting the ceasefire, Mr Biden said Russia should allow Ukraine to restore order over its own borders and remove "illegal military formations, military equipment and militants".

Prior to the vice president's visit to Ukraine, Russian officials warned the US against selling arms to the government in Kiev.

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Mikhail Gorbachev says Vladimir Putin views himself as 'second only to God'


A Letter of Consolation to My Childhood Friend and Schoolmate About the Non-Existence of "Death"

Human Beings Possess Two Bodies; a Physical Body, and a Body of Light

My dear Paul, I am sorry to hear the news about your recent loss of a family member. The temporary separation is what is so shocking and painful to us. It's because our human civilization aided by science doesn't yet understand the process that we unfortunately call death, with all of its attending superstitions, stereotypes and unknowns.

Were you aware of recent scientific proof that we have a non-physical body of Light that can travel out of the physical body while we are living, or at the point we leave permanently - that gives scientific evidence that there is no "death"? Do my words sound familiar to you?
The Apostle Paul experienced what we call in the modern age, an "out-of-body experience", and he speaks a lot about it in II Corinthians. So did Jesus, more than once. Here's one excerpt from II Corinthians, to encourage you and your friends to learn more about our spiritual reality:
"I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know—God knows.  And I know that this man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, but God knows— 4 was caught up to paradise and heard inexpressible things, things that no one is permitted to tell." (2 Corinthians 12:2-4)
In other chapters Paul speaks more about the meaning of the resurrection, gleaned from his own personal experience, which I believe - and he confirms - is the knowledge and experience of realizing that we are free, and eternal beings, and that our physical bodies are simply wondrous animated shell instruments of our powerful and eternal bodies of light!  

Within our lifetimes Paul, we are going to have another, enormous social revolution, aided and embraced by science. It's already in the making. It will be concerning the existence of the spiritual dimension, and the light body. Humans are going to "resurrect". Once we all "resurrect" - meaning that we break free from the illusions of our limitations; and the great illusion that death exists, then this will fuel a transformation on our planet that we can't even imagine.
Humans will be free from their primal fear, and from all the superstitions that we have created about death, and will use our non-physical means of travel and communication through our light bodies, as another way to explore the universe and advance our knowledge.
Love and gratitude for creation, and the Designer of the universes and dimensions, and all Life forms - and knowing with certitude that we are a part of something this magnificent and beautiful, and loving, will PERMANENTLY alter the course of human civilization, and change everything positively.

It's important for all of you to be happy, and not to end your connection with your family member, or perpetuate the baloney death superstition. He needs you. He has transitioned from a denser frequency to another, and needs your support - and will soon discover how free he is! Send him loving and happy thoughts and uplifting prayers - and celebrate his freedom! 

The universe is the manifestation of the force of Love.  It links everything together.  In the future, there will be no significant separation in communication or travel, between the "heavens" and the "Earth".

Light and blessings to you and your family!



Saturday, November 1, 2014

Pat Robertson: 'Dangerous' Ouija Boards 'Communicate With Demonic Spirits'

by Madison Reed

Ouija boards, like pendulums, dowsing rods, Tarot cards, painting on a canvas, prayer and meditation - all open our minds and hearts to communication with the infinite web of living consciousness that connects all beings in the Universes - ultimately connecting to the Source.  The Universe gives us what is in our hearts and minds - what we ask for.  "Your wish is my command" said the Genie to Aladdin.

All "water" flows from the same Source.  Along the way, it can be polluted by sewage waste to spread filth and infection into anyone who drinks it, or can remain in its rarified state of high energy purity, and pass through the pure lands full of beautiful crystalline channels.  Unfortunately, some people love the taste of contaminated water.

Thank God most people would not be attracted to Pat Robertson's childish nonsense.

Source:  Rightwing Watch