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America’s journey across The River Styx


“It’s a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Sherlock Holmes (A C Doyle)

One need only take a moment to observe the carcasses the opposition are fighting over to witness the madness of the public relations vessel in which America seems to be riding. Indeed, the boatman is steering us across the waves of psychopathy and for this short moment the souls of all the children are insane.

The fundamental change the U.S. has experienced over the last few decades is no longer hidden, and is certainly now exposing its transformative goal of “Death to America.” Without a doubt, the throng of political tools and useful idiots are crawling out of the woodwork, analogous to swarms of vermin exposing themselves, and staggering into the light as they attempt to escape a fumigator’s poisonous cloud.

These swarms of workers and throngs of drones have been building their destructive parasitic hive on what they assumed to be a rich safe haven and an unsuspecting host. Yet, before they could fully destroy and replace that sleeping host with their ruinous nature and nefarious influences, they were recognized and identified; now the clouds of destruction are descending upon them. In their death throes, they are convulsing, choking and spinning around on their backs, squeaking and foaming at the mouth, blasting obscenities and curses as they shrivel up and dissolve. Plagued by chronic psychogenic illness, they are being fully consumed from the inside, recognizing that soon they will be incinerated or discarded into the hellacious waste heap they deserve.

Things will be good for a while, and preventative measures will be successful; however, the cycles of nature move forward, and there will be the another horde to contend with, but the next generation is also being prepared to install the tent, and turn on the valve.

Psychopaths they are.”

What is the straw that breaks the camel’s back? This is a key question in the problem of personal morale.

No one can really tell how they will behave in times of great danger until it comes to actually facing the test. The true test of reality is solved in different ways. Many accept the challenge. Some hyper-vigilant, compulsive individuals even welcome the danger. Still others, who were already unstable, misuse the new situation as an excuse to break down and let their emotions go.

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The anticipation of bad occurrences can have a paralyzing effect. If one expects people to break down, they may either give in more easily to these false prophets, or, out of hostility, feel boosted in their morale. Media outlets, press, radio, and television, and the like, are well aware of their subtle responsibility as morale-influencing public relations mediums. Some however, have rather nefarious influences and motives used specifically to manipulate social outcomes.

It is important to realize that mental prophets expect more panic in others when they themselves feel jittery and insecure. Humans are often mentally much stronger than expected of them. Of all the animals, humans can suffer most and take danger best, provided they do not weaken themselves by their belief in superstitious, supernatural terror stories nor become unnerved by the false influences of a psychological war.

–Joost A. M. Meerloo, M.D., 1956. “The Rape of the Mind: The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing” (edited)

“…if you believe in it, it is a religion or perhaps ‘the’ religion;
and if you do not care one way or another about it, it is a sect;
but if you fear and hate it, it is a cult.”  ~ Leo Pfeffer

So, if the shoe fits, take it off and beat the non-conformists to your ideology to death, if that’s not possible, publicly slander them, threaten them, and if possible destroy their families, censor their opinions while protesting their actions … all in the name of your secularized religious agenda …surely you will be then blessed, or perhaps crucified upon your own cross.

Crossing the Styx, illustration by Gustave Doré, 1861.

Crossing the Styx, illustration by Gustave Doré, 1861. Source: de:Bild:Styx-Doré.jpg (de:Benutzer:Dr. Meierhofer). via Wikimedia Commons

Of Note

The River Styx (Greek: Στύξ, Stux, also meaning “hate” and “detestation”) was a river in Greek mythology which formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (often called Hades which is also the name of this domain’s ruler). It circles the Underworld nine times. The rivers Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron and Cocytus all converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh. The other important rivers of the underworld are Lethe and Eridanos, and Alpheus, a real river that runs in Italy partially underground and undersea. Married couples would throw rings into the river to appease the gods of marriage, Hades and Persephone, as it was believed to be one of the few mortal portals to the underworld. In other versions, Phlegyas guarded Phlegethon, one of the other main rivers of the underworld. Sometimes the ferryman was called Charon (also spelled Kharon in older texts).

The gods respected the Styx and swore binding oaths by it. Zeus swore to give Semele whatever she wanted and was then obliged to follow through, resulting in her death. Helios similarly promised Phaëton whatever he desired, also resulting in his death. Gods that did not follow through on such an oath had to drink from the river, causing them to lose their voices for nine years, then being exiled from the council of gods for nine years after that. According to some versions, Styx had miraculous powers and could make someone immortal/invulnerable. Achilles may have been dipped in it in his childhood, acquiring invulnerability, with exception of his heel, which was held by his mother in order to submerge him. His exposed heel thus became known as Achilles’ heel, a metaphor for a weak spot.

Styx was primarily a feature in the afterworld of Greek mythology, but has been described as a feature present in the hell of Christianity as well, notably in The Divine Comedy and also “Paradise Lost”. The ferryman Charon is in modern times commonly believed to have transported the souls of the newly dead across this river into the underworld, though in the original Greek and Roman sources, as well as in Dante, it was the river Acheron that Charon plied. Dante put Phlegyas over the Styx and made it the fifth circle of Hell, where the wrathful and sullen are punished by being drowned in the muddy waters for eternity.

In ancient times some believed that putting a gold coin under the tongue upon death, would help pay the toll for the ferry to help cross the Styx river which would lead you to the entrance to the underworld. If some could not pay the fee they were said to haunt those who did not put the coin under their departed bodies tongue.

Greek Mythology

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