Saturday, November 28, 2009

"though he were dead, yet shall he live"

(30 or 60 Km far and around Tokyo )

At the End of Exclusive Weeks Prior to Great December


They have been building another Tower of Babel in Dubai.

It is impossible to think that Allah would overlook the money city prospering while over the Persian Gulf Iraqi people, namely Muslims, are suffering from war and terror; Iranian people, namely Muslims, are facing possible war and terror; and Afghan people, namely Muslims, are facing intensified war and terror.

However, young Muslims had better go to Dubai rather than to Afghanistan if they are determined to fight the Devil equipped with Christian money (euro) and Christian/Judaist money (dollars), since Tower of Babel in Dubai is not based on money Allah has authorized.

Dubai, part of the oil-exporting United Arab Emirates, said on Wednesday it would ask Dubai World creditors and Nakheel to agree to a standstill on billions of dollars of debt as a first step towards restructuring.

Dubai World, the conglomerate that led the emirate's expansion, had $59bn of liabilities as of August, most of Dubai's total debt of $80bn.

Nakheel was the builder of three palm-shaped islands off Dubai.

This might be a Christmas present from an Angel of Islam as a chance for repenting.


If you use, except in case of paying tax to them, money Alexander the Great and his successors produced, you cannot be a descendant of Israelites.

If you use, except in case of paying tax to them, money Caesar and his successors produced, you cannot be a follower of Jesus Christ.

If you use American dollars or Christian euro to build new Dubai, will Allah still bless you?

Indeed, money, weapons, and drugs do not arrogantly mind different religions among consumers.

Ask Wall Street guys and City workers about following questions, only 10% could most probably offer correct or reasonable answers to all the items, since only 10% of them deserve a title of an expert in finance, in my observation.

The History of Money
Directions: Use reputable internet resources to answer one of the following sets of questions about an important event in the history of money. Use complete sentences and be prepared to discuss your answers in class.

9,000 - 6,000 BC: Chattal
Chattal includes anything from cows, to sheep, to camels as well as grain and other vegetable or plant
How was chattal used as a form of barter?
What was the “Barley standard” in early Mesopotamia

1,200 BC: Cowrie Shells
What are cowrie shells?
Where can they be found?
Where were they used as money?
For how long?

1,000 BC: First Metal Money and Coins
Where were the first base metal coins minted?
What did they resemble?
How could they be “worn”?

500 BC: Modern Coinage (Lydia)
Where is the ancient kingdom of Lydia?
Who copied and refined Lydian coins, thereby making them the first in a long line of coins in the
western tradition?
What were lydian coins made from?
What was stamped on them? Why?

390 BC: The Gauls attack Rome
Where was Rome’s reserve of money kept?
What warned the citizens of the attack?
Who was the goddess of warning?
How has her name entered the modern English language?

118 BC: Leather Money
Where was leather money used?
How large was it? What did it look like?
In what way was leather money a “first”?

c. 30 AD: Christ drives out the money changers
What were the “money changers” doing?
Where were they conducting their business?
Why did Jesus over turn the tables of the “money changers”?
Where does the English words bank and credit come from? How is this related to this story?

Early 400’s AD: The Roman Empire Falls
How/Why does it fall?
What economic factors might have been to blame?
What is abandoned in western Europe and does not develop again until the time of the Crusades?
What ceased to be used in Britain as a medium of exchange for 200 years?

800 - 900 AD: The Nose
Where does the phrase "To pay through the nose" come from?
What does it mean?
What is a “poll tax”?

806 AD: Paper Currency
Where did the first paper banknotes appear?
How long does this nation continue to use paper money?
Whnat happens in the early 1400’s to the value of paper money? Why?
What disappeared in 1455?

1095-1270: The Crusades
What were the “Crusades”?
How did the Crusades stimulate banking?
In what ways did the Knights Templar lead this effort?

c. 1160: English Wooden Tallies
How were the English Wooden Tallies used as receipts?
How long did this practice last?
How did this influence banking and credit in medieval England?

1290: King Edward I expels Jewish “Money lenders” from England.
What did “Money Lenders” do?
How did Christian theology define usury?
Why was “banking” an industry that some Jewish families took up?
Why were the Jews expelled in 1290? What were they blamed for?
Did this type of scapegoating occur with Jewish people at any other time?

1519: Joachimsthal, Bohemia
What was the minted in Joachimsthal, Bohemia begining in 1519?
What was it made of?
This coin was widely imitated. What was the Anglicised form of its name?

1690: Colonial Notes
Which colony issued the first paper money in what would later become the United States?
What was “colonial script” based on?
Why did the Bank of England dislike “colonial script”?

1775: Continental Currency
Why did the Continental Congress issue paper currency?
What were the notes backed by?
What did the phrase “not worth a Continental” mean? Why?
When did the Continental Congress adopted the dollar as the unit for national currency?

1792: U.S. Mint
Where was the U.S. Mint established?
When were the first American coins struck?
What did they look like?
Where is the US mint today?
How many coins are produced anually?

1816: The Gold Standard
What does being “On the gold standard” mean?
What country officially made gold the standard of value in 1816?
When did the United States enact the Gold Standard?
Why did westerners often not like the Gold Standard? Why did they press for the acceptance of silver

1861: Demand Notes (Greenbacks)
Why did the US Treasury issue paper money during this period?
These notes were formally referred to as “Demand Notes”. Why?
Why were these notes commonly called “greenbacks”?

1871: Yap Stone Money
What is Yap stone money called?
How big is it (weight and diameter)?
What is the history of the money?
Yap stone money has been around for centuries. What happened in 1871 that affected its value?

1913: Federal Reserve Act
What is the Federal Reserve?
Why was it created?
How is it organized?
What does it do?

1930: End of the Gold Standard
Why did the US leave the gold standard?
What was going on at the time?
What is our currency based on now?

1933: “Don’t take any wooden nickels” Where were the first wooden nickels issued? Why?
Why were people warned “Don’t take any wooden nickels”?
What does the phrase mean?

1999: The Euro
When was the Euro launched?
How is the Euro different from the national currencies that proceeded it?
When did the Euro officially replace these currencies?
How many nations were originally part of the “Eurozone”?
How many nations are a part of the “Eurozone” today?
What is the value of the Euro? How has the Euro’s value trended in comparison tot he US dollar?

Yet, you had better also study history of money in Japan to understand Japanese spiritualism.

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There is a strange theory, as you know, that the Great Depression in 1929 was caused by a wrong bookkeeping system.

Indeed, equipped with advanced computer systems, Wall Street avoided a total collapse in the fall of 2008 as FRB could provide huge amount of dollars without fatal errors in calculation of credit outstanding.

Yet, there is a chance that exchange rate fluctuations can lead to a great confusion in the world economy while the key-currency principle supported by the U.S. dollar becomes so ineffective and turns to be an impediment.

As for Japan, the Japanese Government should print as many as governmental yen bills (not of the Bank of Japan) to buy up American dollars as many as possible to settle the rate to 100 yen against 100 cents.

(We may assume that a daughter of a very wealthy clan in Japan Ms. Yoko Ono married a British working-class hero John Lennon to celebrate a Christmas in 1971, and maybe in 1971 alone.

"Happy, Merry Christmas, Ono-san!" though it was on December 8, 1980 that John Lennon died and it was on December 8, 1941 [in Japan Time] that Imperial Navy air-craft carrier fleets of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.

Source: John Lennon Official Site,

With assumed courtesy of Ms. Yoko Ono...)

Joh 11:23 Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother shall rise again.

Joh 11:24 Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day.

Joh 11:25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Joh 11:26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Joh 11:27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.

Joh 11:28 And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee.

Joh 11:29 As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly, and came unto him.

Joh 11:30 Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him.

Friday, November 27, 2009

"hear the word of God, and keep it"

(Raised Walled Express Way around Tokyo...)


They said that 49 million American children are not provided with sufficient foods.

It is because their parents do not have good chances in business and the labor market.

It is because too much competition being driven from Wall Street has damaged American Antitrust Law so much.

I mean that if you have 10 moderately big automakers in the U.S., such as GM1, GM2, GM3, and Ford4, no American children would suffer shortage of provided foods as their parents can work in, say, Honda3.

Enemies to Xmas are apparently on Wall Street, Children!

(It is so, since WFP recently announced that the number of worldwide starving population and famine victims for the first time reached one billion level in 2009.)


I suppose I was watching the scene on TV around Tokyo in 2002, since Israelis found machine-gun-armed enemies in Bethlehem:

Phone Calls to THREE Coloradans in Bethlehem Area

(All Times Palestine Local)
6:40am, Gary Anderson in Bethlehem
April 2, 2002

Massive gunfire began at at 6:00am. After being up all night he was planning to go to sleep when massive tank shelling and more began. "When we take a risk and look out the window we see a few Palestinian resistance fighters….F-16s flying overhead…"

The internationals in Aida Refugee camp… I made sure I got their names and passport numbers…I spoke to consular official and gave them phone numbers….camp has been hit by fire from helicopter gunships…targeted by sniper fire from Continental Hotel…which has been taken over by the Israeli military…our ability to hinder an attack is about nil at this point.

Media Gary talked to yesterday: Channel 7, Hendricks Sybrandy; Tyler Lopez, Channel 2; John Montgomery, Channel 4, FreeSpeech TV for one hour;

As I was talking to Gary there was Israeli tank shelling more than one round per second.

The Latin patriarch was planning to lead a mass this morning in Manger square to intercede with invasion…word got out to the Israeli and they made sure to invade Bethlehem before he could lead prayers….

Camps are cut off from Bethlehem with tanks….our internationals are cut off…

7:00am, Nancy Stohlman in Bethlehem
April 2, 2002

Aida Refugee Camp: 11 internationals still there…They are frightened…even the strong ones are demanding we call the embassies for support…swiss, italian, swedish, french, uk, american…tell them that int'l peacekeepers are in there and they are getting blasted from all sides and no one's been injured so far…we're completely cut off…no injuries have been reported yet…troops outside the house Nancy stayed at…

Japanese woman shot at peace protest yesterday still has a piece of shrapnel in her leg….she can't walk…she needs treatment

In Ramallah there are constant home to home searches…a form of ethnic cleansing…ID


Be sure to check out or

Some Arab Americans tried to get help from the American Embassy in vain as they happened to be caught by this battle around the notable Christian church in the birth place of Jesus Christ.

They thought that they could have gotten efficient help if they had been Judaist Americans.


Of course, there is a reasonable explanation on what happened, since it is the 21st century but not in the first century before the fall of the Temple of Jerusalem

What Happened at the Church of the Nativity in April 2002?

On April 2, 2002 armed Palestinian Arab terrorists forced their way into the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, one of Christianity's most sacred sites, the birthplace of Christ. In the midst of over 200 nuns and priests, they sought refuge from Operation Defensive Shield, the Israel Defense Forces action against suicide bombing activity originating from West Bank locations. For 38 days, until May 10, 2002, the world watched as the gunmen refused to surrender their positions inside the Church. Only Israeli restraint and respect for the Christian shrine prevented the Palestinian desecration from turning into its destruction.
Finally, on May 10, after 38 days, the crisis concluded with a negotiated plan. Thirteen "senior terrorists" departed for Cyprus by British aircraft, to be dispersed among various EU nations. Twenty-six more were transported to the Gaza Strip where they were to be put on trial for terrorism. But their arrival in Gaza was greeted with a celebration and they were treated as heroes. One hundred twenty-four other Palestinian Arabs inside the Church were set free.

After the Palestinians' departure, the IDF was invited inside by Church officials to look for explosives or booby traps. An IDF spokesman said that 40 "explosive devices" were found in the Church compound. The IDF reported that seven Palestinians and no Israelis died in the confrontation at the Church.

The Church was not seriously damaged, but cooking utensils, trash, and clothing were strewn around. The debris of the occupation, and the smells of the unsanitary conditions, lingered.


It is very important, since it is the very situation where Christians, Muslims, and Judaists were converging on the birth place of Jesus Christ with arms, weapons, and associated powers outside or in the world.

Every historian must further study implications of this bloody event in Bethlehem in the spring of 2002, since Xmas of 2009 is getting closer.


President Mr. Bill Clinton was busy in his last days in the White House to promote peace in Palestine based on the Oslo Accords (Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements) signed in 1993.

However his efforts turned to a pipe dream as the Second Intifada, also known as the Al-Aqsa Intifada, started in late September 2000, since Yassir Arafat walked out on negotiations at the Camp David Summit in July 2000 and Mr. Ariel Sharon visited the Temple Mount without friendship from Muslims in September 2000.

Finally, with the tragic event of the 9/11 Terror of 2001, President Mr. George W. Bush took charge in the Palestine matter, a result of which was the siege of the Bethlehem church.

Yet, as a large scale of bloodshed involving many Christians could be avoided, Palestine has been allowed to remain rather calm thereafter all through the War on Terror up to date.

Now, what lessons President Mr. Barack Obama and Secretary Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton have learnt from the Bethlehem siege are likely to influence the state of Xmas of this year and in future.

(I was highly impressed by Israeli armed vehicles besieging the Arafat's office compound and building, and also an Arab father and his son trapped along a wall in the middle of an exchange of fire [on September 30, 2000], during my observation of TV reporting in those days over the 9/11 Terror... )

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So, this is the first Christmas present to you of this year: the memory of Bethlehem On April 2, 2002.

It is so, since a Christian church served as an instrument of peace while billion Christians, Muslims, and Judaists were watching on the day.

Luk 11:27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.

Luk 11:28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Luk 11:29 And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.


Thursday, November 26, 2009

"I am the resurrection, and the life"

(Captain Tokyo loves to look 100 km far...)


To your surprise, any first-rate Japanese enterprise is not free from evil of a criminal syndicate.

In the case of the construction industry, gangsters are estimated to blackmail in a customary manner construction companies and subcontractors into paying 3% or so of a total project cost in exchange of refraining from causing troubles on site or in vicinities (which would require more than 5% of the project cost and very long time to solve it thorough a legal channel).

If it is so in Japan, how bad situations are in China, Russia, Mexico, and Iraq or Afghanistan?

Yet, "money fixes the matter" is a stupid attitude any presidents and executives of businesses should not take.

In this context, you had better say, "Not money but justice that pleases God!"

SECTION I: 500 Years Before A.D. 1

Two thousand and five hundred years ago, mankind started to prepare for great development of its history beyond the birth of the Son of God, Jesus the Nazareth, to the decisive era of 2000's, namely 2500 years ahead from 500's B.C.

587/586 BC: Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians, ending the Kingdom of Judah. The conquerors destroy the Temple of Jerusalem and exile the land's remaining inhabitants. Babylonian Captivity for the Jews began.

580 BC: Pythagoras of Samos, Greek mathematician and discoverer of the Pythagorean theorem (c. 580 BC– c. 500 BC)

563 BC—Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, Nepal (d. May, 483 BC

537 BC: Jews transported to Babylon are allowed to return to Jerusalem, bringing to a close the Babylonian captivity.

510 BC: Establishment of the Roman Republic.

501 BC: Confucius is appointed governor of Chung-tu.

500 BC: Darius I of Persia proclaims that Aramaic be the official language of the western half of his empire.

It is summarized below:

1. Around 500 B.C., Israelites found that they needed a book, a holy book instead of a holy temple, since they could be lost in war and be exiled leaving a devastated holy temple in Jerusalem..

2. Around 500 B.C., Greek scholars set foundation of the modern science, since everything depends on geometry, including Einstein's works and genetically engineered foods.

3. Around 500 B.C., the Buddha started barefoot preaching of his transcendent philosophy establishing a religious sphere, which was later uniquely developed in Japan leading to its great global success in the 20th century and beyond.

4. Around 500 B.C.,ancient Romans started to establish their power base which was virtually extended to the modern global hegemony of Europe at large.

5. Around 500 B.C., Confucius and other Chinese wise men set the foundation of the great east Asian civilization teaching and practicing their own schools of philosophy, which were specifically later inherited by Japanese as principle guidelines for their 800 year-long rule by samurais and samurai spirits.

6. Around 500 B.C., Aramaic, the language later Jesus Christ used, started to diffuse under the rule by Persians.

Indeed, 500 B.C. is a miracle century without which mankind must be still living a kind of the Stone Age even today if not extinct.

Students and professors in the world must study 500 B.C. before delving into any holy books, in my humble view.


Though it is based on the status in 2006, it is interesting to know:
Total Currency Flow
Japan: $700 billion equivalent
USA: $800 billion

Total Coin Flow
Japan: $40 billion equivalent
USA: $37 billion

Share of Coins in Total Money
Japan: 5.7%
USA: 4.6%

However U.S. dollars supplied by U.S. Government exist outside the U.S. in the ratio of 3:2 to those inside the U.S.

Generally speaking, an average American carries real money, not plastic money, in an amount of a ratio of 1:5 to that carried by an average Japanese in his or her pocket or purse.


I don't know how the Council of Economic Advisor to President Mr. Barack Obama has explained to the President and Vice President the nature of the American dollar; but its final authority comes from the U.S. presidency.

Jesus Christ solemnly taught that coins circulated in regions subject to the Roman Empire belong to the authority of the Roman Empire.

However, as the Vatican with the Pope virtually succeeded the Roman Empire with the emperor, America made some adjustment introducing "IN GOD" into its authority base.

Once using coins is admitting authority of Caesar.

Today, using dollars is exercising people's right as sovereign who delegates its power to the president.

"What is Caesar's, including money, to Caesar you return obeying my order," is a holy word.

"What is the American people's, including money, to the American people you return obeying my order," should be a holy word.

But, who took it out of the hand of the American people? The Devil??

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Money, women, violence, and drugs were four major elements of the underground world.

Especially, attractive money, attractive women, attractive violence, and attractive drugs are dangerous.

You need at least four advisers, each against each danger.

So, you are blessed with small fortunes, a Christian wife, soundness in the body and reason, and your law-abiding friends in America.

(...though situations are a little complicated for Captain Tokyo in Japan while avoiding being a victim of whatever sort, since there are 120 million people with 120 dollar or more bills and coins each in his/her purse...)

Joh 11:25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Joh 11:26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Joh 11:27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

"But If Ye Do Not Forgive"

(Captain Tokyo can run through underground Tokyo...)


A veteran Japanese engineer who had been abducted by tribal insurgents of Yemen was released without damage.

He said that he had not feel a danger to his life while being put under a kind of house arrest.

Yet, he reportedly still wants to finish construction of a school building in Yemen as he was engaged in the work when he was abducted by armed tribal men.


Originally, Israelites who revered Yahweh, their God, did not have a king.

It is so, since their God is the One who liberates slaves.

It is so, since their religion that revers their God is one that never approves a man's rule over others.

Accordingly, Israelites did not have a king of their own.

But, Israelites were weak in war. Other tribes with their own kings were strong with disciplined and organized soldiers subject to their kings.

Naturally, Israelites came to want to have their own king so as to be strong in war:
1Sa 8:19 Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

1Sa 8:20 That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

1Sa 8:21 And Samuel heard all the words of the people, and he rehearsed them in the ears of the LORD.

1Sa 8:22 And the LORD said to Samuel, Hearken unto their voice, and make them a king. And Samuel said unto the men of Israel, Go ye every man unto his city.


Consequently, Saul became King of Israelites to reign the united Kingdom of Israel between 1047 - 1007 B.C.

It is so, since one day Samuel, a holy judge, saw Saul walking toward him. Yahweh, their God, then said to Samuel that Saul should be the First King of Israelites.

In this way, 1000 years after God's selection of Abraham, Saul was selected as King of Israelites by God and Samuel and other leaders of Israelites.

And, 1000 years after Saul, the First King of Israel, mankind saw the King of mankind, Jesus the Nazareth, very reasonably and holily.

(The second king of Israelites is David who reigned both the kingdoms of Judah and Israel between 1004 and 965 (970) B.C., though King David had been a mercenary soldier hired by then prevailing Philistines.)


Roughly speaking, the west of Jerusalem is Europe and the east of Jerusalem is Islam.

(The south of Jerusalem is Africa; the north of Jerusalem is Eurasia.)

(To be continued...)

Mar 11:25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Mar 11:26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

"Not With Me is Against Me"

If the unclean spirit went out of the Government, of each Japan and the U.S., it could come back with seven worse spirits unless economy is sufficiently improved in a year or two.


If you think that there is no problem while 40% of the people in a democratic nation is poor, you do not need economics.

If you think that there is no problem while 60% of the people in a non-democratic nation is poor, you do not need economics.

If you think 10% of rich people with power commanding police and military, like in today's China, the past Soviet Union, or the Roman Empire, can completely control 90% poor workers, you do not need economics.

And, every economist agrees to the notion that expectation and judgement on future by consumers and investors change the status of economy.

Indeed political situations and expectations have a strong influence on people's expectation and judgement on future and thus on economy.

Accordingly, it is not a simple theory on dynamics of demand and supply that decides the status of economy but how democracy is executed nowadays in the 21st century.

(If the U.S. economy is improved, it is apparently due to a kind of the Obama effect.)


It was found by academic researchers, namely anthropologists, that any society in any era of mankind has a concept of a god or gods as its guardian(s).

Social order of mankind was originally built around a god or gods. (Old men were naturally regarded as close to a god or gods than younger ones.)

But why?

It is because all the wild and ambitious fools who tried to be a leader or a king without respecting a god or gods inevitably failed and lost in any society of any era, specifically since the era before the Stone Age.

Only those who revered and feared God enough succeeded and won to be a leader or a king.

That is why even ancient Greeks and Romans needed myths, religions, gods, and religious ceremonies to maintain their prosperity.

Originally in human population, first a god or gods were revered, and then people started to compete to be a leader or a king through political or armed competition

So, that is why the E.U. needs the Vatican; America needs democracy and Israel; and Japan needs Shintoism shrines and Buddhist temples, while they could produce unlimited quantity of products and goods in addition to money based on their intellectual, industrial, and military power.

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Indeed, it is said in Japan traditionally that there are seven enemies waiting for him if a man steps out of the gate of his house.

But, if seven samurais combined, they could conquer evil force that have harassed poor farmers like in the movie of Akira Kurosawa, which was subsequently adopted to Star Wars.

Anyway, Christianity starts when you leave a privileged religious organization of any sort, in my humble interpretation.

Luk 11:23 He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.

Luk 11:24 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.

Luk 11:25 And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished.

Luk 11:26 Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

Monday, November 23, 2009

"Shall Say unto this Mountain, Be Thou Removed"

(If you are viewing these pictures from Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, or Afghanistan, you might like to come to Tokyo...just to praise the God...though Captain Tokyo is always busy as you know...)

Prelude to Final 2000 Years of Mankind

It is a national holiday today in Japan, though I am busy working.

Yesterday, I read some on the global food crisis, Latin America drug wars, and the era preceding the holy emergence of Jesus Christ in Palestine...


It is interesting that in the year Maxwell died Einstein was born (namely in 1879) just like in the year Marx died Keynes was born (namely in 1883).

(Indeed, in four years around 1881, the world was going to reach its summit in history in terms of knowledge and intellect.)

Accordingly we may assume that when King Herod died in the year 4 BCE in Jericho after a long illness, Jesus Christ might have been born in 4 B.C. +/- 2 years.

Yet it might be apocalyptic that his tomb was discovered in May 2007:
Last update - 00:00 07/05/2007

Archeologist: King Herod's tomb desecrated, but discovery 'high point'

By Amiram Barkat, Haaretz Correspondent, and Haaretz Staff

Herodium, a fortified palace built by Herod some 12 kilometers south of Jerusalem, was destroyed by the Romans in 71 CE.
Herod, also known as Herod the Great, is credited with expanding the Second Temple and building Caesarea, Masada, and many other monumental construction projects. He died in the year 4 BCE in Jericho after a long illness.
At Herodium, Herod built one of the largest monarchical complexes in the Roman Empire, which served as a residential palace, a sanctuary, an administrative center and a mausoleum. Herod first built an artificial cone-shaped hill that could be seen from Jerusalem, on which he constructed a fortified palace surrounded by watchtowers that he used solely in wartime.
Following Herod's death, his son and heir Archilaus continued to reside and Herodium. After Judea became a Roman province, the site served as a center for Roman prefects.

With the outbreak of the Great Revolt, Herodium was seized by the rebels, but then handed over without resistance to the Romans following the fall of Jerusalem in 70 CE.

Herodium was not only the tomb, but the headquarters for the ruler of Palestine subject to the Roman Empire when Jesus Christ was born and lived.

Jesus Christ and His disciples must have surely gotten a glimpse of this great fortress town Herodium while they were marching into Jerusalem.

Yet, the 2000 year-long period of history must come further closer to the end with this symbolic discovery.


SECTION II: From Alexander the Great to Jesus Christ

The father of King Herod (74 BC - 4 BC) became a friend of one of the last princes of Hasmonean Kingdom of Israel (140 BC –37 BC).

The father of King Herod and his friend prince tried fervently to receive a favor from Roman General Pompeius (106 BC-48 BC) who eventually defeated another prince of the Hasmonean who tied up with Persians.

As time went by, the power shifted to the hand of the father of King Herod from his friend nominal prince, as Pompeius invaded the Temple of Jerusalem and did not authorize restoration of Hasmonean Kingdom.

But, as Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC) defeated Pompeius in a civil war, the father of King Herod with his son tried fervently to receive a favor from Caesar.

Yet, as Caesar was assassinated in a kind of civil war, the father of King Herod with his son ran to, and tried fervently to receive a favor from, one of betrayers of Caesar who got in charge of governing Palestine.

However, as the father of King Herod collected too much tax from Israelites to satisfy the Roman Governor, the betrayer of Caesar, he was killed by angry Israelites.

Soon, Antonius (83 BC – 30 BC) rose and defeated those betrayers of Caesar; King Herod ran to, and tried fervently to receive a favor from Antonius and Cleopatra (69 BC – 30 BC).

Then, as Antonius and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavianus (63 BC – AD 14) in a full-scale civil war, King Herod tried fervently to receive a favor from Octavianus, since the mother of Octavianus was a niece of Caesar.

Accordingly, King Herod could preserve his position as the ruler of Israelites, living in Herodium until the emergence of Jesus Christ.

Hasmonean Kingdom of Israel was established through war against, and eventual compromise with, a kingdom based on Syria one of generals of Alexander the Great had founded.

When Cleopatra, a descendant of one of generals of Alexander the Great, faded away from history, the last remnant of the shadow of Alexander the Great also faded out from Palestine.

Now, everybody stands before the gate to the last 2000 years of history, waiting for the holy intervention from the God, since it was too much the sub-era of King Herod.

(If King Herod had died in 1996, he should have been born in 1926 or so. Accordingly, Cleopatra should have died in 1970 or so. And Octavianus should have been still alive as Roman Emperor Augustus.

Indeed, it was just a matter of yesterday or is still of today beyond the 2000-year span...)

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In America today, up to 85% of corn crop is genetically engineered; up to 91 percent of soybeans are, too.

In Mexico the worst economic crisis since WWII has forced many poor women to be engaged in drug-related crimes while suffering sometimes fatal violence from male criminals.

Indeed, advanced chemicals developed and produced as a fruit of these 2000 years history cannot be much trusted, though many people are actually working in the industrial sector all over Japan.

Anyway, I hope that you are not infected by the swine flu which looks like a product of some strange genes.

Mar 11:23 For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

Mar 11:24 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.