Department of Defense provides all of us with a concise examination of the total direct war-related costs of the War on Terror which officially began on September 11,
Usurper Jehu tricks all the priests of Baal into temple slaughter. And they smote them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the captains cast them out, and went to the city of the house of Baal.
And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them. When the Lord gets up a real head of steam the slaughter reaches a truly epic scale. For merely looking into his Ark, Yahweh wipes out fifty thousand and seventy unfortunate men of Bethshemesh 1 Samuel 6.
When King David slips up and orders a national census, an enraged God zaps seventy thousand.
In the largest single god-inspired massacre in the Bible, one million Ethiopians are slaughtered! But then we have been warned! Terrorism All this carnage, of course, is allegorical, albeit that certain stories may have a tenuous link with an ancient skirmish somewhere.
The point is to terrify people into obedience of the priesthood. It is only after the Babylonian experience that the Jews adopted a monotheistic religion, with Yahweh as sole god, not merely as chief god. I came to you, my Master, to see your perfection. I know you and I know the name of the two Maats.
Here I have now come to you and have brought what is just and have chased iniquity away. My purity is that of the Grand Phoenix at Heracleopolis, as I am the nose of the Master of the winds who makes all men live in this, the day of the Filling of the Eye at Heliopolis. Wallis Budge By the closing years of the 6th century BC the priesthood had codified their tribal rules, and were writing with all the authority of their singular deity.
Here was intolerance writ large. Captured war-brides were to have their head shaved Deuteronomy Neighbouring tribes were conquered and forcibly converted to the Yahweh cult! In fact, the Bible tells us that circumcision is purely symbolic and that the obligation extended to purchased slaves.
And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant. Certain physiological traits may have become pronounced, though hardly unique.Nov 01, · The Costs of War Project is a team of 35 scholars, legal experts, human rights practitioners, and physicians, which began its work in We use research and a public website to facilitate debate about the costs of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Iraqi government and counter-terrorism forces arrest men suspected of belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group on March 10, following an operation to retake the town of Zankura. Economic Survey Table 1: Cost of War Estimate in and ($ Billion) (Est.) Exports Compensation to.
4 days ago · “The price tag of the ongoing ‘war on terror’ in the Middle East will likely top $6 trillion next year, and will reach $7 trillion if the conflicts continue into the .
The War on Terror cost more than $ trillion. Here are details on what was spent each year, what happened, and its effect. Our counters show the costs of the United States’ war on terrorism since September 11, Counters reflect costs estimated by the Costs of War project at Brown University.
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