A Jeffersonian Vision of the Future
Through the Lens of History, World Prophecies, and Spirituality Within Reason
Copyright © 1984 - 2016 The Initiative for Universal Peace, Freedom and Justice
What if the people of the world could be liberated, empowered and enabled to establish governments that would actually be of the people, by the people, and for the people, so that governments would actually serve the interests of the people, promote the general welfare, and use the common wealth for the common good?
But, most of us don't have good governments. Even the American government is controlled by Plutocrats and Theocrats, which is why America has produced the highest child poverty rates in the industrialized world, even while enabling and catering to the growing number of Billionaires. And while the wealthiest few are enabled to become incredibly richer, the middle class shrinks, the working poor population grows, and poverty, hunger and homelessness plague more and more citizens.
So. We, the people, are not liberated and empowered. Instead, our world is ruled by governments that are controlled by a wealthy few who are driven by greed and self-interest who think their wealth entitles them to rule, and by many other bigoted and hypocritical people who also think their religion, race and nationality entitles them to rule.
Deep in our minds, hearts and souls we know what is wrong, and we know how things should be. We know that good governments would ensure that the humble, gentle, kind, generous and peaceful majority of people in the world would inherit the earth and enjoy equal opportunity, freedom, liberty, widespread prosperity, peace, and justice for all the people. But we also know why things are not the way they should be, because our nation and much of our world is controlled by hypocritical people who serve "Mammon" and themselves, while claiming and pretending to serve God and Country.
Some good men tried to change that in 1776. They signed a the American Declaration of Independence declaring that all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with unalienable Rights to be secured by government of, by, and for the people. And it is clear that John Adams helped Thomas Jefferson write that Declaration and they were like-minded at the time, because privately Adams wrote the following:
“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity and happiness of the people; and not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men. Therefore the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity and happiness require.” -- John Adams, 1776
Of course, at the same time the wealthiest few who were driven by self-interest sought to perpetuate the aristocratic British political economic system wherein money was power, while those holding progressive democratic views argued against that. In fact, Thomas Jefferson argued with Alexander Hamilton insisting that the real power ought to be in the virtues of education, knowledge and understanding. Jefferson even argued for public education through college and university, so that all the people could live up to their full potential on a level playing field, while the banker Hamilton believed a rich, "meritorious Christian aristocracy" should naturally rule. And any fair, educated, progressive thinking person can see Jefferson has been proven right.
In arguing against those who thought their wealth entitled them to rule, Jefferson tried to deal with the same kind of hypocrisy that plagues the world today. That was even demonstrated in his arguments against "religious" Theocrats who felt that their religion entitled them to rule. He made it very clear why Article 6 and the First Amendment of the Constitution were written to build a "wall of separation between church and state," which was clearly needed to prevent Theocracy and ensure Democracy. But the Theocrats ignored him, and some even slandered him. That is why Jefferson even said that theocratic clergy “have been a very formidable engine against the civil and religious rights of man," and Jefferson swore “upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”
Unfortunately, sanctimonious Theocrats, like greedy Plutocrats, are relentless, and in time they found a way to rule anyway. They do even now, due to the aggressive partisan right-wing political action they've been able to take.
Of course, the forces of greed and self-interest encountered resistance and temporary defeat between 1933 and 1969 due to the success of progressive democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. However, since then, and especially since 1982 when Reaganism and the phony Reaganite "gospel of prosperity" infected America, they have succeeded completely.
That is why today in 2016 the wealthiest few rule totally and the great majority of us suffer the consequences. It is because Jeffersonian principles, which Abraham Lincoln said are "the axioms of a free society," have been utterly ignored by the Theocrats and Plutocrats who control government.
But, the good majority can and will inherit the earth. We the people of the world can liberated, empowered. We can establish governments that will be of, by, and for the people. And our governments will serve the people, promote the general welfare, and use the common wealth for the common good.
This is true because the author of this message serves the Spirit of truth and wisdom, which comes not to condemn, but to educate; not to punish, but to correct; and not to destroy, but to save. It teaches us the Universal Divine Imperative, which is to treat others as we would want to be treated if we were them. That imperative is common to all religions, and it is much like the Golden Rule taught by Hillel the Elder and the Mashiach Yeshuah ben Yosef (Jesus of Nazareth), who both said it was the summation of Torah (Law).
The truth about religions and governments will bring Reformation, and America can lead the way and become a good example. Americans can accomplish a comprehensive reformation of government legally, and perhaps even peacefully, due to the wisdom of America's Founders. For they wrote Article 5 of the U.S. Constitution realizing that it must be a living document, to be amended, revised, updated and improved as need be.
That need is great right now, and we need to take action to create a huge progressive populist demand for reformation to put an end to the plutocratic rule of money, and end to the offensive drive toward Theocracy, an end to divisive partisan political contest for power, and an end to the presidential form of monarchy. Instead, we, the people, need to create the legal means to enjoy our power through representatives that we actually and freely choose.
Now, if it matters to you, the author of this message is a called and chosen servant-messenger of God, and he received the “apokalupsis eschaton,” which literally means "revelation at the end of the age (or aeon)." That is what Jesus of Nazareth foresaw and foretold, as did preceding prophets. But the messenger is not what anyone expected, because their expectations of a messianic figure are based on symbolic prophecies and myths which misguide the Abrahamic religions especially.
The truth is that, guided by the real truth and the counsel provided in the promised message of judgement and intercession the messenger has delivered, we the people will save, liberate and empower our selves. Just consider the following two jewels of wisdom:
"Be wise and consider the ways of the ants, which having no guide, overseer or ruler, provide food in the summer and gather in the harvest." -- Proverbs 6:6-8
"As for the best leaders, the people do not notice them. When the best leader's work is accomplished, the people say, 'We did it ourselves!'" -- Lao Tzu, The Book of Tao
That leader is here, though he is old now and due to many afflictions doesn't have long to live. But he leads through divinely inspired words, which are meant merely to show you the way.
About the Message
In order for the humble, gentle, kind, peaceful and meek majority of people to inherit the earth and enjoy our birthright, an authentic, truly righteous judgment is needed to correct the political and religious leaders of the world who have brought us to this terrible state of inequity, conflict, division, and tribulation.
Such a judgment was prophesied by prophets of many religions. But, while it is a divine intervention, it is not as many religious people expected because the fulfillment of real prophecies is not about the rule of one world religion or government, and it has nothing to do with a “holy war” or magic or anything supernatural. It is about truth, love, reason and justice overcoming false beliefs, hate, bigotry and injustice.
The judgment is not to issue commandments, but to counsel and guide humanity to the truth, explain religious prophecies and the nature of God as much as possible, show you things to come, and suggest how we may proceed forward toward a brighter future.
The judgment and the fulfillment of prophecy is about the liberation and empowerment of the people, so that we may finally become the family of religions and races that we are, and the family of governments that will be truly of the people, by the people, and for the people, at long last.
However, the promised judgment cannot be imposed upon the world. He who delivered the message does not try to play God or conquering hero or king, nor does he claim divinity or royalty. He is merely a fellow servant and messenger of God, and only human. He merely delivered the message so that it can be seen in a flash, like lightning, by people all over the world. And it is up to the people of the world to recognize and acknowledge it.
So far not enough people have recognized it, and, as it was foreseen and prophesied, the messenger is rejected by his generation. But that’s not surprising. In fact, it was prophesied and predicted, because neither the messenger nor the judgment he delivered are what people expected.
Meanwhile, while the messenger is rejected, he and most people in the world suffer many terrible things, the wealthiest few who hold all the wealth and power live luxuriously and palatially, believing that is the natural order of things. In fact, some of the richest few mistakenly believe that they are blessed by God, and that the poor masses are poor because they deserve to be poor.
Consequently, a very wealthy few rule the world and aristocracy, oligarchy and monarchy (including the presidential form of monarchy) is perpetuated as we are steadily prevented from advancing and even pushed backward regarding our social and financial status, as the wealthiest few become more and more powerful and get richer and richer at the expense of everyone else.
That’s why the judgment cannot be lukewarm. It must be strong, firm and righteous, so that it will expose and denounce greedy, bigoted hypocrites who have fought for and gained a grossly unfair and disproportionate amount of personal power, wealth and domain in the world, even as the majority have become increasingly worse off and in jeopardy.
The judgment will enable the people to put an end to the rule of money. It will render theocracy, oligarchy, aristocracy and all forms of monarchy obsolete, and instead establish actual liberty, democracy, justice, peace and freedom for all humanity.
The judgment helps us understand that only God the eternal, omnipresent Great Spirit-Parent reigns Sovereign, above all human beings. And it explains that the fulfillment of prophecy is to bring about a reformation of our religions and our governments so that they will use the common wealth for the common good, promote the general welfare, and ensure domestic tranquility, pluralism and freedom of religions, equal rights and opportunities, and justice for all the people.
That is what this comprehensive message and judgment is all about, and it is designed not to condemn, but to educate; not to punish, but to correct; and not to destroy, but to save.
Now, even though the message cites Judeo-Christian scriptural evidence because Christianity is the largest religion in the world and the most powerful, the message is universal in scope and appropriate for all religions. However, because the messenger has declared his prophetic prerogative and mission, religious people dismiss and label his work as heretical, others dismiss it as either naive or wrong, and the rich dismiss it as sour grapes. And this too was expected, and prophesied.
While the messenger is rejected, spiritually blind leaders lead their blind flocks astray, and we are in this state of tribulation because the greatest refuge of a scoundrel is patriotism, and the greatest refuge of a hypocrite is religiosity. And the proud and militant who have claimed that their religion or nation or race or culture is superior to all others, or that their wealth entitles them to rule, are woefully wrong.
The messenger’s mission to deliver his work before him may now be fulfilled, and when enough people get the message he must give up his self-important, judgmental role because he is painfully aware that as he has judged so he has been judged. And even though his work has earned him the right for the message to be read and heard by the nations, he may have to die of natural causes before the message can be widely accepted and recognized for what it is. God only knows.
Whatever the case, please understand that it is the truth, and nothing but the truth, that shall set us free, and the messenger was sent to provide true counsel and liberate and empower you all.