I can’t help noticing some amazing synchronicities with modern political times as I write about the Elizabethan alchemist John Dee and his purported discovery of the recipe for the Philosopher’s Stone in Glastonbury, for my new book, “Stories in the Land.”
John Dee spent more than three years, during the late 16th century, being feted by the minor princes of Europe just as the continent was beginning to bubble up into the Thirty Years War. It was a patchwork quilt then of tiny principalities that were just starting to wriggle out from under the iron grip of the Holy Roman Empire after Martin Luther had nailed his notice to the church door in Wittenberg which called out the corruption of the indulgence-taking popes and priests.
This article is only for awake grown-ups – in other words, those who aren’t afraid to face the truth about why Islamic violence in Europe appears to be unstoppable, and why no amount of turning your profile picture into a flag and trying to ‘pray for Paris’ or ‘pray for Berlin’ is making the slightest bit of difference.
Prayers, petitions, hashtags, angry tweets, discussions on internet shows … all are useless. They are laughing at us.
The Islamic invasion of Europe is unstoppable, and will continue to be so, until we realise that many of those who were elected and appointed to serve us – politicians, judiciary, churchmen, councillors and police – are what Muslims call dhimmis. Continue reading
Last time the invading Muslims were on the verge of over-running Europe was in 1683, when Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire sent the following message to Leopold, King of Austria:
“Primarily we order You to await Us in Your residence city of Vienna so that We can decapitate You… (…) We will exterminate You and all Your followers… (…) Children and adults will be exposed to the most atrocious tortures before put to an end in the most ignominious way imaginable…” Continue reading