Prophets and Kings.
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- Pharaoh had his Sorcerers
- Balak had his Balaam
- Saul had his Medium
- Nebuchadnezzar had his Astrologers
- Politicians have their Pollsters
It seems insecurity afflicts despotism! Modern despots, however, not only want to know what the future holds but -more importantly- how they can manipulate it for their own ends!
Today's Ruling Class employs Seers (a.k.a., Futurists), as well as the modern versions of sorcerers and astrologers: the "scientific community". Unlike their predecessors, however, with the aid of powerful communication technology, they are able to powerfully influence lifestyles, behavior, economies, governments and the "lowering of the seas"!
the intersection between the Infinite and the Finite.
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As Hollywood and politicians takes their jabs at the faith
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"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart."