Confusion surrounding what really happend leads to conspiracy theories. 39 religious folks, whose interests included computers and the internet, UFOs and prophecy (sound like anyone you know?) were found dead in San Diego. They had met their death over what might have been days, while comet Hale Bopp was bright in the sky, Mars was at close approach, and a lunar eclipse topped off the signs in the heavens. It was too auspicious of a time for *THEM* to pass up a sacrifice -- 3 * 13 = 39 -- an auspicious number of acolytes lost their lives ... for what? [39 is also 2 * 19.5]
The family members of the acolytes were unable to contact a San Diego personal injury lawyer to discuss any legal course of action and instead received some money from the auction of Heaven's Gate belongings to help cover the burial costs.
Summary of the Heaven's Gate UFO cult suicide from the internet source the 60 Greatest Conspiracies. We at Watcher have been WARNING for years about the potential for people to be deceived by "aliens" (who are really fallen angels) bringing enlightenment, and the danger of viewing ETs as the catalyst for the next step in human evolution.
Links to UFO Cult Conspiracies etc.
Foundation of the Heaven's Gate UFO cult from the UFO mailing list. Suspicious Discrepancies Heaven's Gate Linked to Theosophy "Cypherpunks - Heaven's Gate - Solar Temple - Waco link?" Whitley Strieber RE: Art Bell, comet Hale Bopp , Heaven's Gate ... Media Hypes News Like Cult Incident to Further Globalist Agenda Heaven's Gate Cult Members Sought Out the "Sign Man" Heaven's Gate Message - Armageddon, Time to Die for God? Taiwan UFO Cult Messianic Expectations & Suicide Threat Cypherpunks / Heaven's Gate pt. 2 more C.J. Parker, Circle o Eunuchs
Our Watcher Website catagorized as a cult by Chicago Tribune, who were evidently too hurried to actually read our webpages.
Media Hype and Clinton's Reaction to the
"Heaven's Gate" New Age UFO Suicide Cult
"It's heartbreaking, sickening, uh, shocking...I think it's important that we get as many facts as we can about this...What in fact motivated those people. And uh...What all of us can do to make sure that there arn't any other people thinking in that same way out there in our country--that aren't so isolated that they can create a world for themselves that may justify that kind of thing. It's very troubling to me." Clinton on CNN 3/27/97
Soon there will be a task force to determine what books, articles, webpages or charismatic individuals are sources of "motivation" for some kind of "thinking". Clinton and the government will determine what is acceptable or subversive. Soon there will be standards to measure "kinds of thinking", government institutions to re-educate people into appropriate ways of thinking, and of course, strict penalties for anyone guilty of motivating wrong ways of thinking. This will all be justly enforced by such wise arbiters as Janet Reno. Perhaps we at watcher will not be on the internet...or seeing daylight...for much longer ; )
What does all this bode for free speech on the internet, and ministries like ours?
Our website has been deemed a "cult" by many, and we have seen many interviews in which Christianity has been called a "dangerous cult". What does the mainstream media think about people who go around saying (or even thinking) things like "Jesus lives in me"..."Everything promised in the Bible is true"..."One day Jesus will come back to the earth and the dead will rise...and if I am alive when this happens, I will meet these people with Jesus in the clouds"?
What do Janet Reno and Bill Clinton think about the teachings of Jesus Christ?
These sayings cannot be separated from Christianity. They are BASIC to it. According to the new rhetoric flying around on the TV and in Washington, Christians who believe the promises in the Bible are members of a cult. Anyone who preaches the Bible as the infallible Word of God is a cult leader-- ESPECIALLY IF THEY PREACH IT VIA THE INTERNET.
What does this kind of anti- Christian hype say about the days in which we live?
Also, how in the world can these cult members be linked to Christianity when they spout the dogma of suicide and faith in Jesus with the same breath? It's all very satanic...
We at watcher found it less than a coincidence that the acknowledged "authority" on the Bo Peep/Heaven's Gate UFO cult teaches sociology at the University here in our hometown of Missoula Montana. Why that particular UFO religious cult? Hmm...maybe we are just paranoid.
Opinion Update from Watcher - January 1999
watcher wrote:Millennium Poster wrote:
It is misleading and betrays an anti-Christian bias to label the recently arrested cult [Concerned "Christians" led by Monte Kim Miller], or the Branch Davidians, as "Christian Cultists".
"Anti-Christian" bias? Would you say that those propagating End-Time panic over Y2K are then "victims"? Or did apocalyptics just have a bad day in the media?
Ideas have consequences, I think we all would agree. According to your thinking, how should the church (or even society) hold you accountable for your apocalyptic millennium ideas?
I don't know what country you live in, but here in the United States a person is allowed to hold an "idea" no matter how apocalyptic.
There is already a system of accountability in society, called the judicial system. In addition to law enforcement, society has treatment available for people who have lost their sanity, are psychotic and/or suicidal.
Just because someone claims they are Christians does not make them so. Cultists by their very nature are not Christian, as they do not follow even the most basic tenants of Christ revealed in the Bible.
All religions have a written body of code and ethics which they must conduct their lives by in order to be called by that name. If these behaviors and beliefs are disregarded, then there is no logical reason to define that person by that religion. The "guide" for Moslems is the Koran, Jews follow the Penteteuch, Christians follow the Bible which reveals Jesus, and so forth.
PETAH TIKVA, Israel (Reuters) - Israel Monday ordered the deportation of 11 Americans alleged to be members of a doomsday Christian cult plotting millennium violence to hasten the second coming of Jesus.
Jesus Christ never advocated violence, therefore a group endorsing this behavior follow some other religion, not Christianity. Scripture tells us the second coming of Jesus will occur in God's time, and there is nothing humans can do to "speed up the apocalypse" nor to delay the fulfillment of prophecy in God's time.
This little test for Christianity can be applied to many confusing "Christian something or others" being bandied about in the media.
Jesus said "you shall not kill".
So-called Christian UFO cultists, the Heaven's Gaters, killed themselves. Were they then actually Christian at all? Nope. Applewhite, the cult leader, also taught reincarnation... yet no one has ever catagorized Heaven's Gate as "Hindu UFO Cultists".
So-called Christian Anti-abortion Extremists have carried out acts of violence and murder against abortionists. Were those the acts of someone who lives by the Word of Jesus Christ? No? Then the descriptive term "Christian" should not be used when referring to them.
From the website you mentioned:
THE FAMILY (CHARLES MANSON) ... A group with Christian beliefs.
THE PEOPLE'S TEMPLE (JIM JONES)
This was a Christian destructive, doomsday cult founded and led by Jim Jones. Jones held degrees from Indiana University and Butler University. He was ordained in the Christian Church / Disciples of Christ. Jones was not a Fundamentalist pastor as many reports in the media and the anti-cult movement claim. He belonged to a mainline Christian denomination.
Did these cultists advocate violence? Then they weren't Christians.
Even if one protests, "but their beliefs in armageddon and doomsday are in the Christian Bible", that doesn't make them Christian. Anyone with an education can see that the argument is ridiculous -- just because someone claims to belong to a religion does not make it so.
Satan himself is preparing for the 2nd coming of Christ... would one describe satan as a Christian?
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- Watcher's Millennium Apocalypse: Conspiracy & Prophecy
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