AD 1700 to 1800

Benjamin Franklin

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For the purpose of this site the importance of Benjamin Franklin rests on the similarity between the creation of the state of Israel by Moses and the creation of America by Franklin, or possibly the vision of Francis Bacon.

Through these similarities of history the English Monarchy can be compared to the Egyptian Pharaohs and the Israelites to the Americans to do battle for the Monarchy.     

Early Japanese Visitor Describes "Competitive 1872 Iwakura Embassy

First Japanese Embassy Tensho (1582-1590)

The reconciliation of Jacob and Esau

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Jacob & Esau: Jewish European History Between Nation and Empire Malachi Haim Hacohen Cambridge University Press, Jan 10, 2019



Adam Weishaupt

"Whoever does not close his ear to the lamentations of the miserable, nor his heart to gentle pity; whoever is the friend and brother of the unfortunate; whoever has a heart capable of love and friendship; whoever is steadfast in adversity, unwearied in the carrying out of whatever has been once engaged in, undaunted in the overcoming of difficulties; whoever does not mock and despise the weak; whose soul is susceptible of conceiving great designs, desirous of rising superior to all base motives, and of distinguishing himself by deeds of benevolence; whoever shuns idleness; whoever consider

"Proofs of a Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe" by physicist/mathematician/philosopher John Robison

Jacob Frank 1726-1791

Frank himself remained true to his Zoharist vision which led him to embrace the Catholic Church in 1760 as that force which would be the foundation and base for a renewed Universal Religion which would unite all the lost sparks found in all religions and philosophies. He was ahead of his time with ideas that later would be accepted by Vatican II. The Jesuits were the only group that could understand such ideas at this time and they were great supporters of the Zoharist Jews. The Jesuits themselves unfortunately were being persecuted by their fellow Catholics and would soon be disbanded.

Romans 13, Presbyterian footing of democracy

I came to the Presbyterian Church while I was involved in local politics, the pastor printed out a statement to all that we should follow Romans 13, and stay out of politics.
In 69 AD, Vespasian,takes control of Rome after the subjugation of the Jews in the Great Jewish Revolt. During this time he became the patron of Flavius Josephus, a Jewish resistance leader captured at the Siege of Yodfat, who would later write his people's history in Greek.

The Best of All Possible Worlds: Modal Metaphysics and Possibilia, by James Shapiro

Even granting the rationalists’ definition of God as the unification of all perfections, I am inclined to side with Spinoza’s anti-“pure possibles” argument. The question of the “best possible world” seems to be a moot one. There simply is a world and there seems no reason to imagine that it could have been any different. Furthermore, Leibnizian Optimism seems to have undesirable consequences in practical life, namely encouraging passivity. For, if we believe that “all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds,” why attempt to change anything?

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716)

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) Was one of the great thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is known as the last “universal genius”. He made deep and important contributions to the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, logic, philosophy of religion, as well as mathematics, physics, geology, jurisprudence, and history. Even the eighteenth-century French atheist and materialist Denis Diderot, whose views were very often at odds with those of Leibniz, could not help being awed by his achievement, writing in his entry on Leibniz in theEncyclopedia, “Perhaps never has a man read as much, studied as much, meditated more, and written more than Leibniz…  


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