Tuesday, December 18, 2012

THE RAGE

the-rage-410-200I hate to say this but… things are going to get worse.

There are times that being a watchman on the wall is not to fun.

Right now is one of those times.

Here it is the Christmas season, but what is weird is that it sure does not feel like Christmas.

In fact, is it me or does there seem like some cloud of impending doom hanging over everyone's head.

Tracye and I were talking about it on the way home from church.

She was mentioning that there just seems to be something "not right."

Usually during this time people are a little more happier, patient, loving and kind.

This year, nothing.

Watching the black Friday chaos was crazy in and of itself. People trampling other people just for an iPad.

In our discussion I mentioned that I started to feel it the day after the election. In fact since the election I have maintained some mild form of the funk / impending doom and have not been able to shake that feeling.

Tracye, the same thing. Just a weird hollow feeling.

Neither of us can call it "depression." Well maybe the day after the election we could. But now that we are in December and the election is over, that post election doldrums are not effecting me anymore.

This is something different.

Now something kind of happened this weekend that is interesting.

Then it came to me.

The Rage
I was sitting at my computer doing my typical scanning of the news seeing what was going on, reading my email and having my morning coffee.
Then it hit me.
the-rage-evil-worldWhat we are witnessing, what we feel building, that impending doom… it is THE RAGE
We have all been feeling it.
When ”The Rage" started to surface, it was an isolated instance here and there. No one was really paying attention to it, that is unless you are a watchman on the wall.
What was weird is that it wasn't till sometime last week when "The Rage" really "popped up" on my radar.
Yes all of us knew that we are living in the last days and perilous time shall come.
But to finally put a "name" to what it is I have been feeling, I felt like one of those pieces in the prophetic puzzle just dropped into place.
Think about it for a moment.
For the past few years it seemed that the "air" has been getting thicker and thicker. So much so that one could almost cut it with a butter knife.
It was thick enough that people knew something was up, but they could not put their finger on it.
Last week I put out an article titled "Dec 21, 2012 - The Day The Crazies Come Out"
If you have not read the article, you can read it here > http://tinyurl.com/the-crazies-come-out
A few days later this headline shocked the nation.
"At Least 28 Dead in Shooting at Connecticut Elementary School"
As you probably know, a deranged "shooter" shot his own mother, then stole her car and took some of his mother's guns. He then drove it to a local school where he forced himself into the school "like a mad man" and killed over 28 people, most of which were children.
Wow… that did not take long, the crazies are starting to come out.
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The Internet lights up with a buzz of speculation and finger pointing.
Why would anyone do that?
What would be the cause?
It was reported that the shooter wrote he was hoping that Dec 21 was the end of the world. He wanted the world to die.
The day after the shooting I was surfing around on Facebook and noticed a post from one of my readers.
It was one of those 3D Technicolor posts
Now some of you may know what I am talking about when I say that this was one of those 3D Technicolor posts. It is some article or something that jumps off the page and totally catches your attention.
I remember it clearly because the light bulb started to go off.
A piece of the puzzle identified itself and clues started to make sense.
Here is what I read… (note - names and places have been changed in respect the identity)
Second time in two weeks we've been crime victims in Huntsville. Both times, at the hands of an entitlement minded ... ahem... 'person' who thought we 'owed' them.
Last night, Mapletreet Mall. Woman cuts us off when we're waiting for a parking space.
Actually pulled up close enough behind us that we couldn't back up enough to let the guy out of his space, then she lays on her horn to prove she's not going to move, and we had been sitting there waiting for the guy to get in his car.
Jack gets out, asks her why she did it. No answer, just an angry 'you owe me' stare.
So, without another word, Jack gets back in the car, we go find another parking spot.
Then, the witch shows up, says she's 'taking down our numbers' and that 'her boyfriend is on his way to come 'kick your a**!".
Kid you not, threatens us and everything.
We walked away, went to find the security guard, he walks out with us, woman is gone.
He said, 'this happens all the time, they're getting worse and worse around here'.
We come out later, you guessed it, the witch keyed our vehicle...
Whatever happened to treating others better than yourself? I've had to honestly, 'pray for those who despitefully have used me'...over and over the last few weeks...and months.
God help us...We're a sad nation to live in these days... It used to be better in this country.
This was a turning point for me.
There was something here that I could not really put my finger on.
Then of a sudden it popped into my head.
The Rage.
But that is not all, there was another piece of information, something there.
See, I don't know about you, but when something like this happens, it kind of burns a place in the ol memory banks and I start doing what I call "chewing on it."
I am sure that you have done something like this also in the past.
There was some sort of information, or something that you kept thinking about way back in the back of your mind. At times your subconscious is thinking about it, analyzing it, breaking it down, sectoring it up into pieces so that you can zone in on that speck of information.
A lot of times you do not even realize you are thinking about it, but you are.
Then all of a sudden, the light bulb goes off.
What went off in my head? …. Noe as in Noah and the ark.
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As in The Days of Noe
After all that chewing these past few days, that was the light bulb.
"The days of Noe."
What did the Days of Noe have to do with what happened to my reader in the parking lot as well as the shooting in Connecticut?
Matthew 24:37 KJV But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Let me explain how I was feeling at that moment. Some of you know this because you are watchmen also.
Imagine that I gave you a single piece to a 1000 piece puzzle.
Let's say that the puzzle was a picture of a lake in the Swiss alps surrounded by trees and those cute little Swiss homes you see in all those picture post card.
Your single piece of the puzzle has some green on it, but you really can't tell if it is grass or trees, and also specks of grey, which could be any part of the lake edge or sides of the mountain.
Looking at that one single piece out of a 1000, can you say where it goes exactly?
One might after a very long time of studying the picture for a few months, but even then, unless you have other pieces to go off of, you really do not know where that one piece of the puzzle goes and does it fit or not.
So here is a puzzle piece that you hold up and shout " I HAVE IT!"
Then it dawns on you at the same time that you really do not know what you have except a piece of a 1000 piece puzzle and you have no idea where it fits within that 1000 pieces.
But you know that piece of the puzzle is something important.
What you need is more pieces so that the picture of the puzzle starts to take shape.
My puzzle is called "The Rage" and that more and more pieces of the puzzle are starting to show up.

Christ Warns Us…
Two days before Christ was to be crucified, He and the 12 disciples sat upon the mount of Olives. His disciples asked Him the following…
Matthew 24:3 KJV And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
Christ responded to them and He spoke about a number of signs that would take place. All of which would take place during a certain generation. It was during what is called "The Olivette Discourse" that a specific prophetic warning would be issued.
Matthew 24:37 KJV But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
It is the Olivette Discourse that Christ gave to help people recognize the time of His second coming.
What is interesting is that because Christ speaks of Noe / Noah and the Great Flood, He is verifying it as a historical fact and not a made up story as many like to portray it as.
In this He is also reminding people of the evil wickedness that took place during that time and how God handled it.
But something that is often overlooked is that He is also encouraging us to study closely the characteristics of the days before the Flood, because these would also characterize the days just before His return.
The first great age of human history was brought to its climax in the days of Noah.
Everyone that Noah knew was also his relative in one way or another. It is even speculated that due to the very long life spans that man lived during this time, Noah might have met his great great grandfather, Adam.
Again, this is speculation. But it shows you that there is a lot about that age that we do not think about.
the-rage-nephilim1It was during this age also that sin was introduced into the world.
Eve was tempted to doubt the word of God by Satan. If you remember, Satan, in the form of a serpent uttered these words to her "hath God said?"
Genesis 3:1 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
From that very first bite of the apple the true ugliness of man was born and passed on in the life of Cain. He was the world first liar and murder, something else we do not often think about.
It was out of Cain's rebellion to God that a godless civilization came about.
It was through his descendants that man fell into cesspool of wickedness and corruption that even the most imaginative person today is sickened in an attempt to grasp the magnitude of how far man fell into sin.
Sin and the fall of man was so bad that even God was grieved to His core. He actually regretted making and putting man upon the earth.
Genesis 6:5-6 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
The Rage was at its height at that time.

Another Piece of The Puzzle Drops Into Place
Ok, this is where things start to get out on a limb.
But I am reminded of the following quote by Stonewall Jackson…
"truth trampled to the ground is still the truth"
Today PZ Insider Kip posted the following to our PZ Forum…
"Is this zombie attack going to be real or something made up? Zombies should be fiction like, come on."
Yep, when I saw the email come in, the light bulb went off… jumped off the screen in 3D Technicolor.
Now I want to say that I do not believe in the walking dead. But I cannot say with 100 percent authority that it could not happen.
But we cannot rule out the demonic possession of a body near death, or someone who has opened themselves up to full demonic possession. History and lore are full of stories from ages past. "The truth trampled into the ground is still the truth."
Now why did this jump off the page to me?
Because for some unknown reason, I have been researching this topic and the possibility of throngs of utterly insane people doing unimaginable things in mass.
Again, look at this past week's shooting as well as the rise in horrendous crime not only here in the US, but all over the world.
the-rage-man-stabs-kidsDid you catch this headline a few days ago?
Man Stabs 22 Children At Chinese Elementary School
BEIJING (AP) — A man wielding a knife wounded 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes on Friday, the police said.
The attack, in the village of Chengping in Henan Province, happened shortly before 8 a.m., said a police officer from Guangshan County, where the village is located.
The attacker, Min Yingjun, 36, was subdued by security guards and taken into custody by the police, said the officer, who declined to give her name, which is customary among Chinese civil servants. Guards have been posted at schools across China after a spate of attacks in recent years. (1)
Now, gettting back to what PZ Insider Kip said…
"Is this zombie attack going to be real or something made up? Zombies should be fiction like, come on."
Remember what took place in Florida over the summer?
'Cannibal' shot dead for eating homeless man's face
A naked Miami man was shot dead after being found eating another man's face on a highway off-ramp in a drug-induced rage. Rudy Eugene, who authorities suspect may have been high on a dangerous new street drug known as "bath salts," had to be shot four times by a police officer to halt the cannibalistic attack. (2)
I saw this story and was amazed at what was taking place in the world.
Could this really be happening?
Yes it was, but when it did, I did not know it was The Rage yet, but I knew it was some turning point.
But this was just one of the first cases to come about.
As the months progressed, we would hear more of these types of stories.
Some were blamed on drugs, some others alcohol induced stupors, others just out and out crazies caught gnawing on people that they have attacked.
But it wasn't just here, it was also starting to appear all over the world.
Mob Killings and Cannibalism in The Congo
Right by the bodies, people were walking around with bottles of alcohol in their hands [another witness reports some present were on drugs]. When we got there, a young girl asked us: “Do you want me to show you what we do with criminals who come here?” Another girl insisted: “Yes, go on, show them!”, and, egged on by the group of people around her, the first girl bit into a piece of burnt human flesh.
We had already heard, as we made our way to the scene, that people had been eating these corpses. When we got there, people could speak of nothing else - the fact that angry residents had eaten pieces of dead bodies during the night [FRANCE 24 does not have footage from that night, but we do have footage that shows decapitated dead bodies]. And it’s not the first time this has happened after a mob killing. (3)
Most people don’t believe something can happen until it already has. It isn't stupidity or weakness, that’s just human nature. It is something called the "Normalcy Bias" and it effects just about everyone.
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What is the "Normalcy Bias"?
The normalcy bias, or normality bias, refers to a mental state people enter when facing a disaster. It causes people to underestimate both the possibility of a disaster occurring and its possible effects. This often results in situations where people fail to adequately prepare for a disaster, and on a larger scale, the failure of governments to include the populace in its disaster preparations. The assumption that is made in the case of the normalcy bias is that since a disaster never has occurred then it never will occur. It also results in the inability of people to cope with a disaster once it occurs. People with a normalcy bias have difficulties reacting to something they have not experienced before. People also tend to interpret warnings in the most optimistic way possible, seizing on any ambiguities to infer a less serious situation.(4)
When you are a watchman, you see the "Normalcy Bias" more often than not.
People don't want to believe what is happening. They would rather bury their heads in the sand and just forget it all. We watchmen even do it ourselves.
What we need to understand is that this problem was not going away, in fact it was growing.
This isn't some "B" horror flick that was playing on Saturday afternoon "Creature Features", this was real life and it is starting to get worse.  
Remember the guy who ate off the face of the homeless guy? You remember what they blamed that action on?
Yea, "Bath Salts," a new synthetic drug that you can purchase at just about any smoke shop or gas station that was on the wrong side of town.
Was "bath salts" the culprit?
No, but it did have a very minor part to play in all of it?
Possibly.
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Was it a sole cause?
No, it was just one of many paths that The Rage took.
The wonderful thing about the Internet is you can find out just about anything, if you know where to look and how deep to dig.
There are days I thank Al Gore for inventing this wonderful world of information…. Yea right.
Remember that 1000 piece puzzle of the Swiss alps? Well what is the first thing you do when you start putting a puzzle together?
You find the edges. The edges are the beginning of the picture. Once you have the edges in place, pieces start to fall into place.
That is what is happening here.
The pieces are beginning to fall into place.
The picture is starting to form, but see through a glass dimly.
It has been building ever so slowly, but now it seems to be picking up speed.
The Rage is out there, but I am not the only one noticing it.

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By Ray Gano








Endnotes

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The Rage is Growing - The Rage is Here

3 comments:

  1. Hard to believe there were no comments. I would like to ask you how you set up your own web-site. I am writing 2 books and would like to know how to go about getting my own website as I have no idea. I've only had a computer for a short time and don't know a lot about how to do everything on it yet. Can you give me some clues. E-mail at wandakaterobinson@yahoo.com
    Thanks in advance, I'll be looking for the mail.
    You are right things are worst. I'm probably old enough to be your mother, so I've been around long enough to notice all these changes. I'm trusting GOD but I think maybe I should be more prepared than I am. Any advice would be appreciated. I would like to read the book but I don't have a credit card. I can send you a check and you can mail me the book. Would that work for you? thx in advance Ray.

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  2. Amazing isn't it, how when the Holy Spirit sets a thing in your heart and mind to do it is nearly impossible not to do it. You need to do it or bust. I have noticed too, that at the times when I am closest to the Lord, the ugliness others are living in becomes more apparent to me. Even if all appears lovely, clean and neat on the outside. And instead of repulsing me, it breaks my heart open. Makes me hurt for them as if it were myself.

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  3. Thanks for your blog. I have noticed also and have actually been noticing for some years now. I built a solar powered home for my wife and I in a remote area of southern Colorado to escape a majority of the helter skelter life style in the city. It still is noticeable even here where I live but I don't get out much anymore. There is no necessity to really leave the abode very often. We do have internet and television though and still get plenty of doses via these mediums. Again thanks for your work. If we can be of any service let us know.
    George

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