Calling Out All Astrophysicists!

Here is an open challenge to model an original binary star system based on the insights gained from this study. The basic steps are:

1) Demonstrate the feasibility of Saturn being captured (from the twin sun system) through a rear/below ("ambush") impact from Neptune. The impact had to result not only in the capture of Saturn, but also the switching of its orbit to prograde around the new sun (i.e., our sun). This could have been accomplished by a hit from Neptune that was slightly below/behind Saturn, and which caused Saturn to swing out and around the opposing sun. This impact would also have caused the post-impact orbit of Neptune to have become much larger. A tighter initial orbit would have given Neptune the additional leverage and the correct “angle of attack” to swing the orbit of Saturn.

2) Demonstrate the feasibility of Uranus being captured (from the twin sun system) through a key-hole type interaction with Jupiter and/or Saturn or a grazing impact with Neptune. The myths don't describe exactly how Uranus "came over" to our sun, only that it had turned mercenary (i.e., had been "hired with a price").

3) Demonstrate the feasibility of the rocky planets Venus and Earth being created by a nearly head-on (“slicing, beheading”) impact to proto-Uranus from a smaller but very dense planet (iron-rich proto-Mercury) that had in its tow at least two satellites (with the size and density of proto-Mars and proto-Sedna). The impact was such that "diminished" Uranus (itself newly captured) moved to an outer orbit. The planetoids of the far smaller impacting group were repelled backwards and assumed various prograde orbits around our sun. Proto-Mercury was repelled almost 180 degrees and "led" Uranus toward the orbital position of Neptune. Mars deflected into an inner orbit. The smallest of the invading group, proto-Sedna, was bounced toward an even more extreme outer (Trans-Neptune) orbit. Note that prior to the impact Uranus would have had a nearly identical size to Neptune. It lost about two Earth-masses due to the collision.

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Not of This Earth

"Modern Science" has difficulty coming to grips with extremely rare events. It demands certainty and repeatability. However, processes in the Universe are so random that every solar system could in fact be unique. The odds of our solar system taking the precise configuration we now see are essentially zero. It may not be possible with any simulation (and certainly not with any that exists today) to reproduce exactly what happened in our neck of the galactic woods. And this in turn tells us something about the Universe. It is more about extremes than averages. It is a place where anything that can happen eventually does happen, but it might not ever happen again! Only a miniscule change in initial conditions can produce an entirely different outcome. Where and how life takes root is not entirely predictable, if at all predictable. That is not to say that life cannot and has not developed in other solar systems. It most definitely has, but probably with a different set of adaptations.

Is the ancient cosmology derived from Myth and the Bible perfect? Surely not, either due to the distortions of time and cultural retelling, or the inherent challenge of reconstructing complex cosmic interactions that occurred billions of years ago. Regardless, our solar system was “special” enough for someone or something (God, ET, or whatever you prefer) to make the extraordinary effort of determining its basic origins and formation, that is, to derive its own custom cosmology (from the reference frame of Earth). If this were not enough, the cosmology of our solar system was further connected to another specific but larger cosmology of the Milky Way Galaxy. This layered, fractal-like cosmology was then imprinted upon human civilization in the form of allegories, and kept alive through role playing in each successive generation of the ancient royal family.

Although there is a little more astronomical detail that can be squeezed out of the stories of Jacob, Joseph and Moses, it is already abundantly clear that the entirety of Genesis and Exodus hangs on a sophisticated cosmological framework - at least what was left of it at the time those books were composed. Each Patriarch and Matriarch encodes an aspect of a cosmological story that is every bit as bizarre as it is fixed. There is also a very high degree of consistency between the Biblical narratives and the Mythological sources from which they were drawn. In other words, it doesn’t appear that anyone could have just made this up. It is a vestige of received knowledge that came from someone or something “not of this Earth.”

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Live Long, and Prosper

Today the Sci-fi community mourns the loss of possibly the most infamous name in space travel...Leonard Nimoy. He was 83.

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As a science fiction lover who grew up on Star Trek and Star Wars, the news of this really kicked me in the face. But perhaps most saddening was not the Vulcan's passing, but the insensitive way the talk show radio hosts made fun of the devotees of Nimoy (cosplayers and Vulcans) who were kind enough to send the family of Nimoy a simpathy letter. I don't care your opinion on fans, but too make fun of them now in their time of grief, what a low piece of shit you are! If I could get a recording of it I would but a small town New Jersey radio station probably wouldn't be easy to find. He was more than an actor and more than Spock. He was a poet and a brilliant actor. Does anyone remember the 1970s/80s series "In Search Of"? Well I do and I loved watching it on YouTube since I wasn't alive when it was on the sir. Better than any of the crap History Channel put on nowadays. But a digress. Take a moment to remember Nimoy today, he inspired many of us to boldly go where we hadn't before...

RIP Mr. Nimoy...see you in the next life.

"Look to the Stars"

After Noah, no other figure receives more than a passing mention until Abraham. The Old Kingdom in particular appears to be slighted by the Genesis authors. Nimrod (Pharaoh Narmer) gets a two-verse nod as a killer on the level of the Lord (Ninurta-Marduk), but that’s all. The main person of interest in Genesis is not a hunter-warrior (i.e., destroyer), but a mild-mannered cultivator of human relations and the celestial arts. He is reckoned as deserving of twelve entire chapters (Genesis 12 -23) and portions of two others (Genesis 24-25). Abraham is the central character of the Book of Genesis. He is also the one curiously commanded to look toward the heavens and even count the stars. In extra-biblical tradition, Abraham is more specifically identified as the leading astronomer of his Age. With this now in mind, an interpretation of the Torah from the perspective of astrophysics and cosmology takes on renewed focus and significance.

The reserved and stately Abraham is the renaissance man of his times. Although his wife was barren, Abraham not only allows her to seek other partners, but escorts her to the courts of highly qualified relatives. (Genesis 12) With chivalry Abraham avoids conflict, almost to a fault. (Genesis 13) Yet, when a World War is inevitable he also becomes a deciding factor in its outcome. As in the days of Noah, there was “drought in the land.” And again, something big is about to break loose. In the so-called war of “Four Kings Against Five” (Genesis 14), Abraham is implicitly the tenth king in a “pantheon” of ancient kings. Also, as the eldest son of Terah, Abraham is the “firstborn” in terms of kingly inheritance (“birthright”), and therefore initially the greatest of the ten. However, he survives a flood of invaders by voluntarily laying down his claim to kingship for the greater good.

According to the received planetary model, our four inner rocky planets could only be “born” and established through the “death” of a gas giant planet. Uranus lost its place as the innermost planet and became instead one of the five outer planets. It joined the three other gas giants and an Extreme Trans-Neptune Object (ETNO) Sedna (with its “followers”). Likewise, Abraham lost out in terms of the royal succession of his day, but gained a form of immortality (ala Noah) from the role he played in establishing a New Covenant and New Kingdom on the Earth. After the ugly conflict, peace was proclaimed by the High Priest Melchizedek (“King of Righteousness”), a name associated with the high-minded Joseph/Ptah typecasting). This echoes the restored order to the solar system regulated by upright Jupiter in the early solar system, and one that continues to this day!

Of all the remnants of Marduk, the planet Mars had the best chance of supporting life. Although Mars tragically died as a planet, it had a significant role in helping Earth become a place that did reach the next level of planetary success. In the story of Abraham, there are two episodes that emulate the rescue of Mars, first from capture by hostile forces and then from fiery destruction. A third episode encodes the ultimate demise of Mars.

The rescue of Mars is dramatized by Abraham’s recovery of his nephew Lot during the battle of “Four Kings Against Five,” and again during Abraham’s mission of mercy to Sodom and Gomorrah, which were destroyed by missiles from above.” The name Lot is short for Nimlot and a close variant of Nimrod, “the mighty hunter before the Lord” (mentioned above). In the second rescue (Genesis 19), Abraham is not able to save the towns of Sodom and Gomorrah (as there was no hope for Mercury and Sedna), but does negotiate for the liberation of Lot (Mars) and his two daughters. Mars has no surviving moons of large size. There are, however, two small moons, Phobos and Deimos, that have very low orbits, much like the daughters of Lot around their demoralized father.

The third Mars-related episode is the “sacrifice” of Isaac. (Genesis 22) It is very bizarre and downright cruel in human terms, but comprehensible as enacted cosmology. After being saved from capture or collision with a larger planet (such as Jupiter or even the Sun), Mars showed early potential for life. Yet, it ultimately lost its atmosphere and internal heat. Its demise was likely hastened by a steady pounding from asteroids, many of which would have been the by-products of the very collision that created Mars as an independent planet in the first place. The same planet, Uranus, that “fathered” Mars was also responsible for “killing” it. Hence, the very strange portrayals of Lot's rescue and Isaac's sacrifice in Genesis. Lot and Isaac are two complementary elements of a single planetary role. Both were needed to fulfill the total cosmology. (See note below.)

The heroes of Genesis were callously swept aside by their more ruthless lords of their day. We wouldn’t even have heard about Abraham if not for the Book of Genesis. We are told that Abraham purchased a tomb among the Hittites, “the Sons of Terror.” (Genesis 23) This reflects the “burial” of Uranus way out toward the menacing Kuiper Belt. Uranus passed beyond the visible planets. Likewise, Abraham left almost no trace in the archaeological record, and certainly little that would identify him as one of the most influential persons of all time. This irony and paradox is the main spiritual message of Genesis. One does not necessarily have to be ruler of the world (“win the election”) to change the world. It is the same message that resounds in the plays of Shakespeare that were produced by a doomed royal court in exile. And in a world of seven billion people, it is a theme that we still hope can be true today. Is it still possible for an individual to transcend their circumstances and become that “100th monkey” or “black swan” that breaks the mold and alters the future? Can something transitory still leave an indelible mark? Is it still possible for a rejected person to become the founder of an acceptable movement.

Note: Abraham’s legal son and heir Isaac had not yet been born at the time of the great battle of “Four Kings Against Five.” Therefore, the role of Mars had to be played by an older prince.

Note: As the role of Moses (Marduk) would later assimilate an aspect of Noah (Uranus), so the role of Abraham (Uranus) deliberately assimilates an aspect of Moses (Marduk). When Abraham goes to Egypt, a plague is brought down on the house of pharaoh, after which Abraham flees with the spoils of the court. This was a subtle jab at the barbaric, aggressive role of Marduk-Bel, and simultaneously venerating the more civilized Abraham as the greatest role player of his generation and of all time. A more cynical view would be that the royal court needed role players, and therefore also found it necessary to establish paragons of fidelity for future courtiers to emulate.

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Adrift on the Cosmic Sea

The Flood is a fact of life in the Cosmos, and is caused by a wide variety of sources ranging from an isolated supernova to the merging of entire galaxies. In 4 billion years of existance, Earth must have endured nearly the entire gamut of flood events, and yet here it still is! In a sense, the entire planet of Earth is an Ark. It is a repository of life in a staggering diversity of forms. It need serve no higher purpose than that. And this is the message that seems to be conveyed in the Biblical story. Noah’s mandate was to both save life and remain alive, but not to remain as the gods. He was reduced from god-king to caretaker.

Flood myths are found the world over. The Greeks knew of three floods and three flood heroes. Between the deluge that ended the last Ice Age and the time of the Bible’s writing, thousands of years had passed and numerous devastating floods had occurred. The Book of Genesis telescopes all of these into a single “one-size-fits-all” account (Genesis 6-9), and places it at the end of a list of Egyptian Middle Kingdom rulers (Genesis 5). Although this may seem odd, the Egyptian Middle Kingdom was in fact terminated by the last of the epic floods in ancient times that plagued Egypt. The structure of Genesis was carefully architected.

The totality of floods that the human race had to survive were of such magnitude that they are depicted in Genesis as a repetition of the flood that defined the formation of our solar system itself, that being the one caused by a collision between “Marduk” and “Kingu” as told in the Enuma Elish and between “Gilgamesh” and “Enkidu” in the Epic of Gilgamesh. Noah (Hebrew Nuw-akh) is placed in the role of Kingu/Enkidu. Nuw-Akh is, in effect, a new-Akh (a neo-Osiris), who was laid on his back, shut up inside his own ark, and then set adrift on the sea. Like the Egyptian god Osiris, Noah “came forth” from his dark ordeal alive. The Hebrew word used for ark is derived from the Egyptian word for “coffin,” and the proportions of the ark are likewise that of a sarcophagus. This is of course the intended symbolic message. Earthly experience is being depicted as a cosmic rite of passage.

Like “Kingu,” the kingship of Noah was sacrified for the good of mankind. Like “Enkidu,” Noah won the immediate battle, but lost the war. His sacrificial effort allowed human (royal) life to go on, but he lost his exalted rank. Like “Osiris,” Noah fell on his ass after getting drunk on wine. Noah’s “son” Ham helped him complete the undignified part of the typecasting by assuming the role of Ullikummis (Shara, an aspect of Marduk) and penetrating his “father” where the sun don’t shine. In planetary terms, Noah is in the role Uranus, which was knocked flat on its back from a cosmic combination shot and then floated away until it washed up in a new and distant orbital home.

Prior to the Flood, Noah had earned his bones by carrying out the commands of his superiors, the gods, and no matter how much hardship this placed upon his fellow man. After the Flood, it was time for Noah to take his rest. There were no more monuments to build and no more terra firma to subdue. The "Post-Deluge Covenant” was simply one of “Occupy Earth.” Upon the unwarranted disgrace of Ham’s son Canaan (as a neo-Cain/Neptune), Shem became the priestly (spiritual) founder of the new line. But, it was Japheth that assumed the political (material) power. In terms of cosmology, this progression echoed that of Jupiter in re-assuming the central (“big brother”) role in governing the early planetary system and ensuring a relatively safe place for life to develop on Earth.

Note: The baby Moses was also set adrift within an “ark.” This was a deliberate identification with both Noah and especially Ham son of Noah. Although the role of Moses is primarily that of Marduk/Gilgamesh, an aspect of the Noah role was also incorporated, perhaps because Ham was in the Ark with Noah. This will be a subject for a dedicated section on Moses.


Etymology of the Hebrew Word for Ark:

Unlucky 17th Day of the Month in Ancient Egyptian Culture:

Osiris/Adonis Adrift in His Coffin:

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Vaccines - It's Not That Simple

"After six months and nearly one billion tweets on Twitter, it took a media frenzy over a small measles outbreak in California at the beginning of 2015 to draw the attention of some in the national media to finally start reporting on the significance of the CDC Whistleblower story from the summer of 2014.

Patrick Howley of The Daily Caller has reported that the Obama administration has granted whistleblower immunity to Dr. William Thompson, a senior epidemiologist at the CDC who co-authored and published research on the MMR vaccine for the CDC back in 2004. His decision to become a whistleblower and reveal data that was concealed by the CDC linking the MMR vaccine to autism among African American boys was revealed during the summer of 2014."

Autism Epidemic - Some Proposed Causes

The Tangled Web - Glyphosate (Roundup) aluminum (chemtrails, antacids, deodorants, sunscreen) mercury (vaccine preservatives, cavity filler) The awful synergy.

Castration Anxiety

Before moving on with the Genesis narrative, here are the major points of comparison with the Hittite Creation Epics, Mesopotamian Creation Stories, as well as Egyptian and Greek Myths:

(1) Kumarbis, like Marduk-Bel is a complex god/planet and consists of many elements:

(a) Adad/Teshub the Storm God (Horus the Elder) comes forth from the “body” of Kumarbis. In other words, Adad was attached to Marduk/Kumarbis prior to the solar system defining collision. The prominence of the Hittite Storm God Adad/Teshub (proto-Mars) also mirrors that of Adad and Horus the Elder in the Mesopotamian and Egyptian stories, and again points to an extra-solar system (galactic) bias related to the importance of Ursa Minor, the Storm God constellation.

(b) Ullikummis the son of Adad (Horus the Younger son of Horus the Elder) is also very prominent. There is much concern for the safety of Ullikummis and he is hidden away in a marsh, even as Horus the Younger was hidden away in his youth. Ullikummis is also small like the younger Horus, but exceptionally strong (as if made of “diorite”). As in the Epic of Gilgamesh, he is the human/mortal element of the divine Marduk planetary complex. In the Hittite version, he is even said to have been born of a human, i.e., a commoner mother, which makes him the Hittite analog of Hercules. Ullikummis is fashioned as a “rival to the gods,” which also relates to the larger role of Marduk.

(c) Ubelluris is a third member of the Hittite Marduk, and this name clearly evokes Marduk’s epithet of Bel. Mythographers liken him to the Greek Atlas, which further corresponds to the Egyptian god Geb and Hebrew Reuben eldest son of Jacob. We have previously idenitified this aspect of Marduk as the future planet Mercury.

The Hittite tale places the little god Ullikummis at the right shoulder of Ubelluris (prior to the impact that led to the dissolution of Kumarbis/Marduk), which seems to relate to a Biblical epithet of Horus the Younger, that being, Benjamin the “son of the right (side/hand/shoulder).”

The role of the "right arm" in this planetary battle is also glorified in the Biblical Song of Moses (Marduk):

"Thy right hand, O Lord, glorious in power, thy right hand, O Lord, shatters the enemy. In the greatness of thy majesty thou overthrowest thy adversaries; thou sendest forth thy fury, it consumes them like stubble. At the blast of thy nostrils the water piled up, the floods stood up in a heap; the deeps congealed in the heart of the sea." -Exodus 15:6-8 (RSV)

(d) The Dragon Illuyankas is perhaps a fourth member of the Kumarbis group, or simply a name for Kumarbis or one of the main constituents, such as Ubelluris. There is a clear correspondence between the “Dragon” and characterizations of Apophis in Egypt and Bel of Babylon.

(2) As in Genesis 4, the Hittite version begins with the “killing” of Alal (Abel) by Anus (Cain). This is followed by the castration of Anus by Kumarbis, which is also a central theme in the Biblical version. Cain (Anus) complains that the blow to his manhood is more than he can bear. This metaphor carried over into Greek mythology, as well. Chronos (Saturn/Abel) is said to have castrated Uranus (Neptune/Cain) after which he was in turn overthrown by Zeus (Jupiter). Note the inversion of the Cain and Abel story in the Greek version, i.e., Saturn ambushing Neptune instead of the other way around!

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Science Can Never Prove That GOD Exists.

"Science can never prove or disprove the existence or non-existence of any non-thing that exists merely as a Non-Physical Spiritual Entity. After all; that is not the Purpose nor Ability of Science, of Scientific Observations, Measurements, and Deductions! When it comes to whether or not We have Souls, whether or not there is a Non-Physical and hence Indestructible Spiritual Realm, and furthermore, the possibility of the Existence of A Metaphysical Collective Source-Entity, which We might call G8D...the G8D that Baruch Spinoza and Albert Einstein and I, Jean-Pierre A. Fenyo, Philosopher of Ethics, etc., think Exists....then Our only evidence will be purely from Personal Emotional, Intuitive, Subjective Experiences that We can help others consider, but can never prove Scientifically through any Experiments whatsoever! As to whether or not such an Entity ( G8D ) and its Extensions ( Souls ) have a or some set of aspects that allow "it" and/or "us" to enter into a relationship with Things in The Physical Realm, and Interact with, Create through, Experience by and Communicate with One-Another: that is where each individual person must be Free to Wonder in Awe at the very Existence of Life! For all We yet have ever been able to Know About Life through Science has not yet ever provided an Explanation as to why Wondering and Enjoying and Loving Life and Loving Being Loved Para-Mutually Means so much to Us! If anything, Science does prove that it could never Prove the Existence of Anything Beyond that which is Physical, because the very Nature of any G8D, Spiritual Realm and Soul would have to be Non-Physical. So, in the meantime, while you are seeking your own answers, do not waste your Life! Live Up To Yourself, Laugh About All That is Weird, Quirky and Ridiculous, and Love With A Passion!" Jean-Pierre A. Fenyo, Philosopher of Ethics, etc., aka The Free Advice Man

50 Shades of Greys

In the Genesis (4:23) narrative, Lamech admits to his two wives:

“I have slain a man for wounding me, a young man for striking me.”

This murder confession of Lamech is of course the other main event in Genesis 4. Lamech has no particular meaning in Hebrew, but instead derives from the name given to the rival twin sun system in the Enuma Elish, that being Lahmu. The major rocky planet of that solar system was the lone hold-out, but was ultimately transformed from an orbit contrary (retrograde) to our sun, to a collection of planets in prograde around our sun. Similarly, the name Lah(k)mu in the Enuma Elish was transposed into Lamech in Genesis. The remains of the rogue planet were no longer “evil,” but had become “wise and beneficial.”

Note: The Hebrew word laham means, “to wound, burn. The Hebrew word lecham means to “battle, consume, devour.”

The above quoted verse is just one in a long line of deliberate inversions and non sequiturs in Genesis. Marduk had collided with the “young man” (Kingu/Uranus) first, and then the older planet (Anu/Neptune). It was therefore also not a lone incident of “manslaughter” but a “double homicide.” Was it justifiable? In planetary terms, yes, because it resulted in the formation of the Earth. In human terms, it is less clear. Regardless, the double deed of Marduk/Lamech was more than doubly (“seven times”) punished. Marduk had taken matters into his own hands, and the various components of Marduk (Mercury, Mars and Sedna) did not fare well after the crash. Mercury holds the dubious distinction of being closest to the Sun. Mars was close to landing in the Goldielocks Zone, but was also close to the hazardous Asteroid Belt.

There is in fact a sense of planetary poetic justice in this “received” model of solar system development. Marduk first confronted the defector (or even “betrayer”) of his original sun (Lahmu). Consistent with this, the planet Uranus (Enkidu) is described as “hired” in the Epic of Gilgamesh. One of the Biblical epithets of this planet, Issachar, means “he brings his reward/bounty.” Uranus was a turncoat and Marduk made him pay the price. Nevertheless, out of this “evil” scenario came the “good” of life on Earth.

Next, Marduk (or what was left of it) went after Neptune (Cain), the former “assassin” of Marduk’s former compatriot Saturn (Abel). Marduk in effect “avenged” the death of Saturn, which had been captured by an “angry and dejected” Neptune. These planetary pay-backs epitomized the tribal justice of early man, and also reflect the chaos of the early solar system and cosmos. It is not the higher justice we hope and strive for in a world that is becoming more orderly and civilized.

In different versions (Babylonian and Assyrian) of the Enuma Elish, Marduk is variously identified as the son of Lahmu and the son of Ea. The largest planet Ea (Jupiter) had a significant gravitational role in just about every aspect of early solar system development. However, as we have learned, the true pedigree of Marduk was in the twin solar system of Lahmu. Likewise, Moses was sometimes referred to as the “son of Joseph (son of Jacob),” but his role was that of Marduk “son of” the red dwarf sun “Esau.”

We are now finally able to take a stab at decoding the first genealogy of Adam in Genesis 4.


Adam = the Sun (“father of the gods”)

Eve = Jupiter (“mother of the gods”)

Cain = Neptune, Anu, the first “firstborn” of the Enuma Elish

Abel = Saturn, Lahamu of the Enuma Elish, whose name means "bread," which is like forbidden fruit of Genesis there for the "taking and eating"

Enoch = Uranus (Enki-du), Kingu, pre-impact, the youthful king and new “firstborn” of the gods

Irad (“fugitive”) = Zu-Marduk-Bel, pre-impact

Mehujael (“smitten by God”) = Uranus, post-impact

Methushael (“he who is of God”) = Mars (largest surviving element of Marduk, post-impact)

Lamech = Mercury (second largest surviving element of Marduk, post-impact)


As in the Enuma Elish, when a planet undergoes a significant transition (in orbital position or celestial role) a name change is considered appropriate. For example, Jupiter is variously called Kishar, Ea/Nudimmud and Gaga (or “Lady Gaga” if you prefer!). A planet can be masculine or feminine. This is rather arbitrary and fluid in the various expressions of ancient cosmology. The Enuma Elish is predominantly Patriarchal/masculine. Tiamat (“Mother Hubur,” who was filling her planetary cupboard) is the only explicitly female “character” of any note. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, more than one goddess is important. Also, in that formulation the god Anu has an implicit alter ego, Hawawa/Humbaba. Collision, first with Saturn and then with Mercury, transformed the once exalted planet Neptune into an exiled monster whose deformities included a large (29 degree) axial tilt and a retrograde moon (Triton).

There is even more to Genesis 4 than the tale of planetary duels. The planets were not the first to “live in tents and raise livestock,” “play the harp and flute,” and “forge all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron.” (verses 21-22) It was the terrestrial gods and not the planetary gods who bestowed the gifts of fire, music and domesticated animals upon mankind. Genesis Chapter 4 is telling at two stories with a single narrative. It is patterning the so-called god-kings of the Zep Tepi after the planets. It’s a narrative structure quite foreign to us today, but still highly consistent with an ancient world in which everything had to derive from divine precedent.

In the Zep Tepi (“First Time”), it is Seth and Thoth (Levi and Simeon) that conspire to kill Osiris (Issachar). This event is patterned after the cosmology of the Milky Way Galaxy rather than that of our solar system. Recall that the constellations of Simeon and Levi (Cepheus and Draco) forced the constellation of Ursa Major (Issachar, the Thigh) into “servitude/tribute,” although what that represented in practice is difficult to say. In the cosmology of our solar system, Simeon/Thoth and Levi/Seth (Venus and Earth) were the by-products of a planetary “killing” (Marduk striking proto-Uranus) and were not themselves the “killers.”

The genealogy of Genesis 4 is not a pure genealogy, but has more to do with cosmological and kingly progressions. It preserves the main sequence and relationships. As shown below, the list of Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Genesis can be equally applied to the planets of the solar system and to the pantheon of deities that was worshipped the world over. What we have is a form of literary compression and encryption. The Book of Genesis is a Hermetic work, and requires knowledge of its sources as a key to decoding.

Adam = Atum

Eve = Iussas/Hathor (“Cow Goddess”)

Cain = On (Anu of Mesopotamia)

Abel = Shu (Enlil of Mesopotamia)

Enoch = Ptah/Khnum (Ea/Enki of Mesopotamia)

Irad = Re (Shamash of Mesopotamia)

Mehujael = Osiris (Dumuzi of Mesopotamia)

Mehushael = Horus the Elder (Adad/Hadad of Mesopotamia)

Lamech = Thoth (Nabu of Mesopotamia)

Naamah = Isis (Astarte/Asherah of Mesopotamia)

Tubal-Cain = Seth (Baal)

Jubal = Horus the Younger

Jabal = Horus-Aha/Bes?

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