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Enforcing Cretin Cult: Why Jesus Was Invented By Emperors In 325 CE And 381 CE

April 12, 2020

(Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, let’s celebrate Christianism and its namesake, Cretinism!

A virus paralyses the planet, with three billion people under lockdown. An earlier virus was Jesus, that ideology which terminally paralysed all of Antiquity, to the point society and the economy collapsed, and, thus, military defense.

Can I describe a direct connection? Besides Roman emperor Valens embracing the psychology of the jealous Christian god, which brought the victory of the Goths (379 CE)… Besides the empire being made in the image of the Bible, with one big bully on top? 

Here is a direct mechanism for how Christianism collapsed the empire: the refusal of punishment of bandits by the governing bishops, after 395 CE, made trade to and from cities impossible. Thus cities became impossible, and so did farming. That collapsed the tax base, hence legions couldn’t be paid anymore, and were entirely removed from many provinces, for example Britannia, Germania, Gallia… (~400 CE.)

Fascism is one of the oldest instincts of the human lineage: that’s how respect was instilled in predators. The group bound together by a few simple ideas and feelings acts as one to enact with lethal force its concentrated power. Hence its symbolics: rods bound together around an axe. In a democracy the ideas and feelings binding all are justice, equality, fraternity, and, paradoxically, liberty. Thus, in a democracy the axe gets deployed only when in dire need: war… But also bandits on the highways…

In a fascist imperial oligarchy, by definition it’s the imperium, the command of the chiefs, which unites. The problem is that imperial fascism, a command without a justification, except to please an oligarchy, erodes liberty in the long run, from which mental creativity arises. Diocletian, by creating its “Tetrarchy” (the rule of four), tried to go around the idea of monarchy (the rule of one). But the fact is, the emperors were like living gods. 

icon representing Constantine, covered with jewels and gold (center), at Nicaea among top bishops

Emperors Aurelian and Diocletian, re-establishing the empire under the form where the emperor was called “DOMINUS”, pushed the cult of Sol Invictus. Constantine, while making himself first a “compagnon” of the Unvanquished Sun, more craftily recognized that the cult of Jews was more adopted to fascism: after all, Israel had pretty much self-destroyed from unhinged bigotry. Something that stupid was what imperial fascist tyranny required! 

Hence Christianism, a particular form of fascism, political and intellectual, was invented by the fascist in chief, as a coherent doctrine which could seduce what was left of the intellectual class of the empire, vital to administration. One had to marry the “Logos” of the Greeks with the superstition of the Jews. This is what Nicea accomplished.

The resulting ideology was then officialized as “Catholic Orthodoxy” (“Common Opinion Universalism”) and later “Nicene Creed” from the city of Nicaea, where Constantine postured as the “13th Apostle”. Constantine and His mother are saints of “Orthodox” Christianism. https://patriceayme.wordpress.com/…/emperor…/

Constantine Sol Invictus Coin: Solis Invictus with the legend SOLIS INVICTO COMITI: CONSTANTINE, COMPAGNON OF UNVANQUISHED SUN

Nicea was when many points of Christianism were decided. The faith was literally invented through non-ending debates….For at least three months (May 20-August 25).  In particular the idea of the Trinity was decided, and the co-essential divinity of the Son,… against Arius, a famous cleric in Alexandria. The bickering debates were unending, Constantine got exasperated. The co-essential divinity of the Son, was decided… That’s the so-called Jesus… In particular, when to celebrate Easter was decided…

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So, fasten seatbelts, oh sheep of the shepherd… Who heard of Nicaea 325 CE and Constantinople 381 CE… when Christianism was invented, under the presidency of Roman emperors? (Both of whom were famous, and very lethal generals…) I am going to try to enlighten the abyss…

The First Council of Nicaea, starting on May 20, 325 CE, invented and adopted the Nicene Creed which described Christ as “God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, and the “Holy Ghost” as the one by which was incarnate… of the Virgin Mary“: “the Word (“Logos”: Logic!) was made flesh and dwelled among us“. About the Father and the Son, the creed used the term homoousios (of one substance) to define the relationship between the Father and the Son. After more than fifty years of debate, homoousios was recognised as the hallmark of orthodoxy, and was further developed into the formula of “three persons, one being“.

Jesus Christ is described as “Light from Light, true God from true God“. 

Jesus Christ is said by the “Nicene Symbol” to be “begotten, not made,” asserting that he was not a mere creature, brought into being out of nothing, but the true Son of God, brought into being “from the substance of the Father.

Christian level reasoning: Clearly the Moon looks like it’s melting into the sea. The evidence is strong. Science is wrong, Jessusss save us! Especially if you don’t exist! No wonder the most useful word “cretin” was derived from “Christian”. Never say Christianism doesn’t have some uses…

He is said to be “of one being with the Father,” proclaiming that although Jesus Christ is “true God” and God the Father is also “true God,” they are “of one being,” in accord to what is found in John 10:30: “I and the Father are one.” The Greek term homoousios, or consubstantial (i.e., “of the same substance) is ascribed by Eusebius to Constantine who, on this particular point, may have chosen to exercise his authority. The significance of this clause, however, is extremely ambiguous as to the extent in which Jesus Christ and God the Father are “of one being,” and the issues it raised would be controversial in the future.

The Nicene Creed said little about the Holy Spirit. All attention was focused on the relationship between the Father and the Son, without making any similar statement about the Holy Spirit (this would come in 381 CE):

We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of all things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten of the Father [the only-begotten; that is, of the essence of the Father, God of God,] Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father; (…) And [we believe] in the Holy Ghost. (…).” — Nicene Creed

Toward the end of the Council, the majority of bishops present (officially 318) excommunicated Arius and others they didn’t like. 

Constantine, glittering in threads of gold through his clothing, sparkling with precious stones, then pronounced civil judgements. The emperor banished those excommunicated attendees into exile (as a result, Arius would convert the Germans). This state violence inaugurated the practice of using secular, arbitrary imperial power to establish doctrinal orthodoxy within Christianity, an example followed by all later Christian emperors, which led to vicious circles of Christian violence, which would culminate in the Thirteenth Century with the holocaust of all the Cathars (“the Pures”, in Greek), more than five million Christians who disagreed with fine points of the Nicene Creed… killed to the last, with all their books and documents. That would teach them to have women bishops… 

Also burning Jews and various heretics alive, some still girls, until the Nineteenth Century, to Voltaire’s indignation… 

The next major Christian fascist, Roman emperor Theodosius I, established outright Christian terror and Inquisition, up to the penalty of death, according to his imperial whim. Non-Catholics were declared to be “madmen”… subject to the whim of the emperor. 

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At the First Council of Constantinople (381), the Nicene Creed was expanded, becoming the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed, which says that the Holy Spirit is worshiped and glorified together with the Father and the Son. Many details of the adventures of the “Son of God” were then established on paper, to make sure of what the “faith” was going to be exactly about… Disagree with those fine theological points, and the emperor may have you burned alive (after confiscating your property). Hence the veracity of all this became more than a matter of faith, but the very essence of survival… It didn’t matter how well you thought: you had to believe correctly, or secular power could burn you, as recommended by Saint Paul…

So no wonder “He” left no historical traces: “He”, Jesus, was debated and constructed, three centuries after he supposedly lived. “He” actually mostly lived in the heads of Fourth Century bishops. Actually, because it looked as if “He” was born rather in Spring, according to Gospels, the bishops in command of the empire after Theodosius I’s death (395 CE), moved “His” birth to the Winter Solstice, which with its “Saturnials”, cut conifers and exchanges of gifts, was the most popular holiday… For more than a millennium… More precisely even, Christmas was set to December 25th because it was the date of the festival of Sol Invictus, the major Greco-Roman deity. On 25 December AD 274, the Roman emperor Aurelian made it an official cult alongside the traditional Roman cults…

Jesus The God was a sin against reason of the Late Roman empire, and a cause of comorbidity of the empire by making it intolerant to reason, and in love with stupidity. Christianism was not an innocent cult, but a lethal passion masquerading as respectable. The respect was owed to Constantine, mass murderer of the eunuch Egyptian priesthood, killer of his nephew, executioner of his son, boiler of his wife, for all to see: it was a matter of personal survival. Constantine contrasted “the houses of lies” (Pagan temples) with “the splendours of the home of truth“. Weird in someone who boiled an empress mother of five of his children. But Christians get the Saints they deserve…  

So, Christians, please enjoy Easter! Roman tyrants invented it to subjugate you, and their modern descendants are grateful that the old trick still works…

Patrice Ayme

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P/S: Immediately after this was published, I was banned and blocked from the largest philosophy club on Facebook, with nearly 300,000 members: I can’t access it, it disappeared, with all my interventions, comments, contacts, etc. For Easter one of the “moderators” had written a few lines observing there was no historical proof of the existence of Jesus (a theme I have broached myself long ago). I intervened and added that actually most the Jesus theory, and even when he was born, was decided in the Fourth Century, in particular in 325 CE and 381 CE.

As a result of my annihilation, without any warning, that notion will then not be disseminated, as it stopped existing in that part of Facebook. I don’t know who ordered my annihilation. Facebook itself?

Should the real annihilation of the virtual presence of a human being legal? The Romans practiced the method, they called it “damnatio memoriae” (actually invented much earlier, thousands of years earlier, in Egypt) No, not without a justification that could hold in court. It’s not just a question of etiquette, it’s a question of diversity of thought, and fighting the hatred of tribalism, which is always founded on alienation (makin the oher foreign).


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