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Monday, 2 May 2016

Transpicuous News: Global Mayday & CERN pops the Weasel


Well ..... what a week of complete fuckery my friends!!!  Literally too much to list, but I've run through a couple of the highlights that really caught my attention and a couple of little bits and pieces that slipped through the cracks.   The weekend was ushered in by CERN literally popping the "weasel", followed mass global uprising just in time for the end of the feast of Moloch on May Day.

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NEWS LINKS:


https://www.rt.com/news/341556-australia-carps-herpes-virus/

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/google-lens-injection-patent-smart-device/

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-05-01/puerto-rico-default-virtually-certain-bond-prices-crash-record-low

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3565244/Punishments-no-criminal-charges-US-attack-hospital.html

https://www.rt.com/news/341564-labor-day-clashes-violence/

https://www.rt.com/usa/341568-may-day-marches-usa-canada/

http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160428/1038775176/biden-baghdad-visit.html

http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160430/1038888484/iraq-protests-government-army.html#ixzz47Jg28mjO

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-05-01/situation-iraq-has-become-very-dangerous-iraq-pm-orders-arrests-mass-protests-contin





http://iswa.ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov/IswaSystemWebApp/index.jsp?i_1=581&l_1=568&t_1=77&w_1=501.333&h_1=334.333&s_1=2016-04-23+09%3A27%3A51.0_1_300_3&i_2=578&l_2=17&t_2=159&w_2=543.333&h_2=507.333&s_2=2016-04-23+09%3A27%3A51.0_1_300_3&i_3=579&l_3=698&t_3=367&w_3=501.333&h_3=334.333&s_3=2016-04-23+09%3A27%3A51.0_1_300_3




Saturday, 23 April 2016

What CERN did, that you couldn't see!!!!!

HOLY FLYIN' FUCK ON A STICK!!!!


I finally was able to get into the hard drive off my computer that crashed two months ago and get my bookmarks- including the back door hack into CERN. This back door allows me to see the data from the live stream going back for 7 days, while the public feed only allows you to see for approx 24-36 hours.
For the past few days I've been watching CERN Very closely, and have noticed a few anomalies on the public feed, so I finally made a big effort to get my old links..... and what I just saw on CERN through the back door feed stretched out from 7 days is mind blowing and is NOT view-able on the public feed at all!!!
Here is the screen shot that I took April 22 via the public CERN Op Vistars web feed. Please note the time stamp of 10:11am, and that the Emittance has blown way off the charts twice.
 



And here is the Screen Shot I just took of the CERN feed through the back door showing a 7 day feed.  You can see that at approximate 8-9pm UTC that the power (the green line in the graph) begins to increase in a long slow momentum until it reaches it's peak at approximately 12 noon on April 22.  At no point during that 3 day period did this continuous increase in power show on the public website feed!!!!!  You can also see that from the 15th to the 19th, the Emittance goes right off the chart several times, then follows the Energy green line increase to the 22nd, where at exactly the point that the power drops off, the Emittance again blows right off the chart.

 

 
Here is a close up of the 2 day feed through the back door- notice that the green line doesn't drop until AFTER noon on the 22nd and that the beams are not fired up again until sometime after 1pm.  Yet the public feed (first image above) shows that the power and the beams are up and down all morning. This is absolute confirmation of what I have long suspected, that the public CERN OP-Vistars feed is just a fuckin' Sham.

From the 19th, to the 22nd.  The first 3 days of the "Feast of Moloch" (?) (signifying human sacrifices and fire).  Add to that, April 21st was the day that will a whole lot of pomp and ceremony, the Olympic Torch was lit in Athens... AND  Queen Elizabeth II using a torch, lit the first of over 1200 beacon fires on the same day in London.  April 21 was also the day that Prince, age 57  was found dead (not to mention that his ex girlfriend Vanity also died this year at the age of 57) (just sayin').... and it just so happened that Niagara Falls and many buildings were all lit up with Purple lights that night. 

Oh.... and Obama was in London.  Along with certain members of Congress (that was NOT announced publicly).

Oh.... and that the 22nd was the first night of Passover?  Which traditionally begins with a blood sacrifice and painting the doorways red with the blood of the sacrifice so that the angel of death will "pass over" that house? (More info HERE)

What else happened?

The Earth Shook.  Literally.  Here is a list of all the earthquakes that happened from April 19 to the 22- just magnitude 4.0 or higher.  (there were hundreds more earthquakes that were less than 4 mag)





And the Earths Schumann Resonance has had massive spikes, especially on the  21st of April:




.... massive explosions in Mexico and China, and "terrorist" bombings in Kabul and Jerusalem.  Huge "blood red" fireballs in the sky over El Salvador HERE .

So.... when it is obvious that CERN is hiding data that is not in their public live feed, and it is equally obvious that the timing of that power increase during the three days of April 19 to 22 is highly suspicious given the global geological evidence..... not to mention the strange coincidental ritualistic happenings during that same.

..... Does anyone else beside me think that perhaps CERN ain't telling us what they are really doing?  'Cause I have some serious questions.





Thursday, 21 April 2016

The Red Arches of Babylon

Edited: 6:02 4/21/16 to add:

Holy shit!  the Empire State Building was also lit up with red lights on the 20th!!! ...... for three nights? Interesting folks!!


Well Well Well.... it just keeps getting more and more interesting.

As I reported two days ago in the "TN: Arch of Triumph" and the TN report "To Ba'al or not to Ba'al"
we've reviewed all the Arch of Ba'al/Triumph details as they've come up.  After publishing each of them I've wondered just how much more crazy this can get....

.... and I wasn't disappointed when last night I saw a picture of the "Arch of Triumph" in Trafalgar Square, London all lit up with bright red flood lights.



This video was sent to me by a friend this morning.  While I don't agree with the videographers religious message, the first 1 minute and 40 seconds of this video is all you have to watch to really get the idea.



 While watching it with another friend, Ged, we discussed the fact that this Friday is the first day of the Judaic holiday of  Passover.  For those of you not familiar with the history of passover, here is a brief synopsis.  I've highlighted a few basic points.

Passover or Pesach (/ˈpɛsɑːxˈpsɑːx/;[4] from Hebrew פֶּסַח Pesah, PesakhAssyrian; ܦܸܨܚܵܐ"piskha"), is an important,biblically derived Jewish festival. The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by Godfrom slavery in Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. It commemorates the story of the Exodus as described in the Hebrew Bible especially in the Book of Exodus, in which the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt.....In the narrative of the Exodus, the Bible tells that God helped the Children of Israel escape from their slavery in Egypt by inflicting ten plagues upon the ancient Egyptians before the Pharaoh would release his Israelite slaves; the tenth and worst of the plagues was the death of the Egyptian first-born.The Israelites were instructed to mark the doorposts of their homes with the blood of a slaughtered spring lamb and, upon seeing this, the spirit of the Lord knew to pass over the first-born in these homes, hence the English name of the holiday.[9].........Scholarly consensus dates the origin of the festival to a period earlier than the Exodus.[18] The Passover ritual, prior to Deuteronomy, is widely thought to have its origins in an apotropaic rite, unrelated to the Exodus, to ensure the protection of a family home, a rite conducted wholly within a clan. Hyssop was employed to daub the blood of a slaughtered sheep on the lintels and door posts to ensure that demonic forces could not enter the home.... once the Priestly Code was promulgated, the exodus narrative took on a central function, as the apotropaic rite was, arguably, amalgamated with the Canaanite agricultural festival of spring which was a ceremony of Unleavened Bread, connected with the barley harvest. As the Exodus motif grew, the original function and symbolism of these double origins was lost.[20]Several motifs replicate the features associated with the Mesopotamian Akitu festival.[21]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passover


Notice the the direct connection to the Canaanites and Mesopotamia.... which also includes Babylon.  The Festival of Akitu is a very interesting rite that also lasts for over a week, and is considered the Babylonian "New Year".  I've just copied a couple of the basic pieces of information about Akitu, but the history is well worth reading up on.

The name Akitu is very ancient. In the third millennium BCE, the Sumerian population of southern Mesopotamia celebrated the á-ki-ti-še-gur10-ku5, the festival of the sowing of barley. It was celebrated in the first month of the year, that is in March/April. In the Babylonian calendar, this month was known as Nisannu (and in the modern Jewish calendar is still called Nisan). Since the festival was celebrated on the first days of the Babylonian year, we can call it a New year's festival. In fact, the ancient Babylonians already called it rêš šattim, "beginning of the year".The festival - better: conglomerate of festivities - was celebrated on two locations in Babylon: in the temple of the supreme god Marduk, the Esagila, and the 'house of the New year' which was situated north of the city. The two gods who were in the center of the festival were Nabû and his father, the supreme god Marduk, who was in the first millenium BCE usually called 'Bêl', Lord, because his real name was considered too holy to be pronounced............What happened in the house of the New year on 9-10 Nisannu, is not known, but it seems that sacrifices were made by the king and that the spoils of war were presented to the gods. On 11 Nisannu, the gods returned to the Esagila, where they repeated their parliament. After this, they saw Nabû off, and went home.The Akitu festival continued for centuries, and not only in Babylon. In Palmyra, the temple of Baal was inaugurated on the same date as Akitu. At the beginning of the third century CE, it was still celebated in Emessa in Syria, to honor the god Elagabal; the Roman emperorHeliogabalus (218-222) even introduced the festival in Italy.note
http://www.livius.org/articles/religion/akitu/



So, we have a  replica of a Syrian "Triumph" Arch, from the City of Palmyra, which stood just outside of the Temple of Ba'al, place in the "Heart of London", lit up with bright red lights, on April 19- the first day of the Feast of Moloch(?)- to stand for 3 days and 3 nights (which is a highly ritualized time frame), till the first day of the Judaic holiday of Passover, during which the ancient Israelite's use to paint their door frames (ie: the entry way of the house) with the blood of a sacrificial lamb to commemorate the "exodus" from Egypt, which is also an ancient Babylonian festival of the New Year, which also involved sacrifices, and was originally held in the city of Palmyra..... Oh and that of course, the God Janus is the god of the New Year....

Not to mention:
  •  that Obama is in London tomorrow, celebrating Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday and having dinner with Prince William and Harry? On the First Day of Passover? 
  •  that certain members of Congress have been in London all week?
  •  that the UN has a major vote tomorrow- the first day of Passover- to declare that Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem are illegal? 

... I wonder if Obama will be giving Elizabeth any spoils of war for her birthday?



........................ Just sayin'







Wednesday, 20 April 2016

One People Show: April 19th 2016



The One People Round table Discussion today was the kick off of the 24 hour gathering across the world.  With all the talk across the main stream and alternative media of April 19th being a very symbolic and "charged" day, we decided to gather together- online and in physicality- to "hold the space" and the intention of Peace and Transparency.

During this weeks show  Dani did a special report on the Arch of Triumph that was being unveiled in London on the morning of the 19th.  We discussed Time and Shifting realities, the financial fuckery that is currently being seen, the Shanghai Gold exchange and China's Yuan Backed Gold Fix,  the shaking and quaking of the earth.....

.... and for the last hour, we had Duncan O'Finioan join us for a discussion of what he's been experiencing in his very crazy world.






Transpicuous News: Arch of Triumph?



Yesterday I recorded a special TN report during The One People Show about the replica of Arch of Triumph from Palmyra Syria that was unveiled in London UK.  VERY interesting stuff my friends!!

The Arch of Ba'al, the Arch of Triumph, the history of "Triumphant" arches, Janus the god of all gods and the god of time, portals, arches, beginnings & endings, Lucifer, and just who was Jesus anyway?  Yea.... VERY interesting stuff!!

... And then this morning.... I had a chance to look at the new coverage of the Unveiling of the "Arch of Triumph" in London, and yea.... I was seriously underwhelmed.  $2.5 million dollars to build a rather uninspiring arch that is suppose to travel the world?  I'm not buying in.  On any level.

Below I've listed the news links, and a LOT of further reading and research material for those of you who want to really dive down the rabbit hole of Janus, Lucifer, and the Papal Keys and Vatican worship of Nimrod and Ba'al.

love d








LINKS:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/19/palmyras-arch-of-triumph-rises-again-in-londons-trafalgar-square/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Roman_triumphal_arches

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_post-Roman_triumphal_arches

https://nwoobserver.wordpress.com/2011/09/21/janus-%E2%80%93-illuminati-god-of-chaos-and-deception/

http://www.granddesignexposed.com/babylon/papaloffice.html

http://www.cogwriter.com/peterkeys.htm



































Thursday, 14 April 2016

Transpicuous News: Global Protests.... Everyone is pissed!



Washington DC is the capital of arrested peaceful protesters this week- young and old!!  The French are fuckin' pissed, the Italians and the Icelandic people are ready to riot.....  the world is seriously ticked off.

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News Links:



http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/04/11/health-officials-sound-alarm-bell-over-zika-virus-spread.html

http://www.medicanaustralia.com.au/cannabis-news/http-www-gizmodo-com-au-2016-02-medicinal-marijuana-has-been-legalised-in-australia

http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5609

http://www.democracyspring.org/principles_of_unity

https://www.rt.com/usa/339363-democracy-spring-protest-elders-arrests/

https://www.rt.com/usa/339481-democracy-spring-police-arrests/

https://www.rt.com/op-edge/339442-democracy-spring-george-soros/

https://revolution-news.com/france-day-of-mass-demonstration-fuels-direct-democracy-movement/

https://revolution-news.com/naples-resists-prime-minister-renzis-visit/

https://www.rt.com/uk/339231-cameron-tax-haven-parliament/

http://libertyblitzkrieg.com/2016/04/11/the-pirates-are-coming-icelands-pirate-party-polls-at-43-following-the-pms-resignation/

https://www.rt.com/news/339488-macedonia-protests-clashes-arrests/

https://www.superstation95.com/index.php/world/1144

http://www.bulliondesk.com/gold-news/update-china-plans-to-launch-yuan-denominated-gold-fix-april-19-sources-109581/

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-11/goldman-slammed-51-billion-fine-serious-misconduct-mortgage-selling

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-13/fed-just-held-emergency-meeting-under-expedited-procedures-discuss-capital-markets

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-12/egypt-outraged-plan-hand-over-islands-saudi-arabia-saudi-king-arrives-turkey

http://removingtheshackles.blogspot.com.au/2015/10/islamic-extremism-history-of-wahhabism.html

https://www.rt.com/news/339433-us-arm-syria-rebels/

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-13/aggressive-russian-fighter-jet-flies-few-hundred-yards-us-warship-baltic-sea






TN Report: To Baal or Not to Baal.... that is the question



They're building a temple of Baal.  No, the archway of Baal.  No, the Arch of Triumph.  .... In New York and in London. No... just London.   Maybe. ....

There are a whole lotta questions that go along with this ridiculous mess~~~~


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Why the Arch of Triumph of Palmyra is being recreated in London - 1,800 years after it was built


Artist's impression: How the Arch of Triumph will look in Trafalgar Square, London
Artist's impression: How the Arch of Triumph will look in Trafalgar Square, London  CREDIT: COURTESY OF INSTITUTE OF DIGITAL ARCHAEOLOGY 


The recent liberation of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyrafrom Isil forces has cast in sharp relief a project that has been running in parallel with the military conflict.
To follow it we need to raise our gaze from the Middle East and refocus it on a quarry in northern Tuscany, where a computerised stonecutter is whining away in the cool mountain air.
A cutting-edge piece of kit this machine may be, but in the end the principle is as old as the Apuan Alps that surround us. ‘It is exactly the same as with Michelangelo,’ says Giacomo Massari. ‘Nothing changes!’

 The real Arch of Triumph, Palmyra before it was destroyed in a blast
The real Arch of Triumph before it was destroyed in a blast CREDIT: DEA / G.DAGLI ORTI/DEA / G.DAGLI ORTI
We watch mesmerised as the robotic arm beavers away, the drill bit on the end painstakingly incising the precise lineaments of a 1,800-year-old monument that was blown up last October. 
The monument in question is the Arch of Triumph of Palmyra, destroyed by Isil forces as they spread across Syria in the summer of 2015.
For the past two months, in a mountain workshop right next to where Michelangelo quarried a block of finest-quality white marble for his David, a new arch has been rising, and the week after next, in a culminating flight of fancy, it will touch down in Trafalgar Square.

Palmyra ruins (UNESCO Site), Monumental Arch
Palmyra ruins (UNESCO Site), Monumental Arch CREDIT: MICHELE FALZONE / ALAMY STOCK PHOTO
Massari is the co-owner of the Carrara workshop where it is being manufactured, from seven blocks of Egyptian marbleWe are very happy to do this and we feel that it will be something that can change the history of what happens,’ he tells me.

If his syntax sounds chronologically confused, it is no more so than the arch project itself, which takes the memory of a destroyed past and recreates it in physical form in the present, with an eye very much on the future.

That this is remotely possible is down to advances in photogrammetry – the ability to produce highly detailed three-dimensional photographs of objects or buildings that can then be  re-imagined in flexible on-screen images, or literally rebuilt using 3D printing techniques or 3D imaging software (as is the case with the arch being created for Trafalgar Square).This is archaeology’s new weapon against the black-masked iconoclasts whom Simon Schama dubbed the Obliterators.
And the organisation that has been making the running – and monopolising the publicity – in this respect is not some monolithic international agency with the weight of governments behind it but a nimble outfit called the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA). 
‘A year and a half ago, when Isil began blowing things up, we realised that we were ideally situated to do something about it,’
Roger Michel, the IDA’s executive director, told me when we met recently in central London. ‘So we dedicated ourselves to collecting as many images as we could of at-risk objects and architecture in north Africa and the Middle East.’

 Portico of Colonnade in Palmyra, dating back to the 3rd century
Portico of Colonnade in Palmyra, dating back to the 3rd century CREDIT: PHAS
This is the IDA’s flagship project, the Million Image Database, in which 5,000 cameras are being distributed to volunteers in the field – ‘university students, people who take an interest in cultural heritage,  people associated in a range of ways with the museums and antiquities scene,’ according to Michel’s number two and the IDA’s director of technology, Alexy Karenowska – who will supply in return (by either uploading or sending back USB sticks) 3D images of sites in danger of being destroyed or looted.

Michel described the setting up of the Million Image Database as one of those ‘non-linear moments in life when you make decisions that have an unexpected and dramatic effect on what happens later.’ 

The 'Obliterators' 

 For what happened later – in spring 2015 – was that Isil forces overran the classical city of Palmyra, which was established thousands  of years ago in what is now the centre of Syria, on a significant trade route between the Mediterranean and Mesopotamia (‘standing at the crossroads of several civilisations’, in the description of Unesco).

The wanton destruction of ancient sites by Islamist extremists was not a new thing, but the trashing of Palmyra – and the gruesome murder of the octogenarian archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad, who knew and loved it more than anyone else – hit a nerve (as it was intended to).

The quarry in Tuscany where the new arch is being worked on
The quarry in Tuscany where the new arch is being worked on CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI
No matter that, in the words of Robert Bewley of the University of Oxford, the director of the EAMENA (Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East & North Africa) project, ‘The biggest threat to archaeological sites in the Middle East is not Isil, it’s ploughing and urban expansion.’
The collective sense of outrage in the West reached deafening levels. Irina Bokova, the director-general of Unesco, denounced the destruction as a ‘war crime’ (which prompted some to wonder whether the West hadn’t lost sight of the real tragedy, the destruction of human lives).
But the IDA didn’t just wring its hands, it came up with a counterblast. ‘I don’t think, to be honest, that we anticipated the extent to which 3D reconstruction would become the focus of our work, but obviously in retrospect that’s what teed this up,’ Michel said.

The remains of the original arch, pictured last month when Syrian government troops recaptured Palmyra 
The remains of the original arch, pictured last month when Syrian government troops recaptured Palmyra  CREDIT: AFP
When the IDA revealed last December that it was intending to use its data and expertise to build not one but two replica Palmyra arches – to be unveiled simultaneously in Trafalgar Square in London and Times Square in New York – it generated headlines across the world.
Since then there has been some backtracking on the original idea.There will be no simultaneous unveiling in New York – they may transport the London arch there later, or build another one – and the Palmyra arch that is being reconstructed is no longer the entrance to the Temple of Bel (which survived an attempt to blow it up in August 2015) but the Arch of Triumph (partially destroyed in October) formerly located at one end of the Great Colonnade.

In action: Construction work at the quarry Tuscany Italy
In action: Construction work at the quarry Tuscany Italy CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI
The decision to build it in Egyptian marble – which they claim will be close to the original in appearance – was also a late one. But an arch here or there is barely the half of it. Michel says he is ‘in discussions right now with folks in Aleppo about reconstructing the minaret of the mosque there’.
He hopes to get into Palmyra – now that Isil has been driven out by Russian-backed Syrian government forces – to begin reconstruction work and, more grandiosely, has already had talks with regional governments about developing a ‘post-conflict plan for the Middle East’.
Trafalgar Square, then, is the display case, and the arch within it ‘proof of our competency to do these things’.  Meanwhile, the archaeology establishment has been watching all this not knowing whether to applaud or shake their heads.
‘What I approve of is collecting a record of and documenting vast numbers of sites,’ said Tim Schadla-Hall, reader in public archaeology at University College London, referring to the Million Image Database project.

The replica arch is less to his liking or comprehension. ‘It seems to me it’s a bizarre expenditure of money, possibly with worthy but misinformed aims, to promote something which isn’t a real past, in an entirely reproduced form. I don’t get it; I find it very, very odd. I’ve got better uses for the money.’
As for the IDA itself, ‘I really hope they succeed,’ said Daniel Pett,who runs digital public archaeology projects at the British Museum, ‘but at the moment people are slightly sceptical.’ 

World of digital archaeology 

The IDA is a not-for-profit organisation, which describes itself on its website as a joint venture between Harvard, the University of Oxford and the government of the UAE. It has an impressive advisory board, chaired by Mary Beard.
The Oxford/Harvard claim is based largely on the involvement of individuals. For example, Karenowska, a physicist, is a fellow of Magdalen, and many of the other technical staff are also from Oxford. The UAE provides funding only ‘on a project-specific basis’.

Tuscan quarry
The quarry in northern Tuscany CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI

Most of the IDA’s money comes from private sources within the US – Karenowska confirmed an annual operating budget (including, this year, the manufacture of the arch) of about £2.5 million, which is enough to make archaeologists on your average gig fall off their chairs.
Michel himself is a swashbuckling, loquacious character – our meeting involved lunch in Claridge’s followed by a visit to a Mayfair antiquities gallery where he was ‘pondering an object for acquisition’.
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In the 50 yards in-between, he peeled off a £20 note to give to a homeless person. He has an academic background in philology (the study of the sources of language) and practises in the US as a prosecution lawyer specialising in murder cases and appellate work, but when we met he was keen to emphasise his archaeology credentials despite his lack of formal qualifications.

‘In the past four or five years you’d be hard pressed to find anybody who has been at more field locations, pulled more things out of the ground, or spent more time capturing images of the objects,’ he told me.
Michel founded the IDA in 2012 when he was working closely with the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents in Oxford, using lab-based technology to create high-quality scans of archaeological objects.
But even then – and Michel does seem to have a genius for publicity – he wanted to create ‘a niche for ourselves’.  His answer was to adapt the equipment used in the lab for use in the field ‘because that hadn’t been done’.
In fact, the IDA’s approach is not unique – several organisations are keeping a close eye on threatened sites and combining technology and crowdsourcing to document them – but nobody does it more boldly.
The Million Image Database project even made the cover of Newsweek’s Europe edition last November, while the arch itself is the subject of a forthcoming BBC TV documentary.

The view from the Tuscan quarry
The view from the Tuscan quarry CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI
The issue of endangered archaeology had suddenly become agonisingly postmodern – the exploitation of cutting-edge technology by Isil to produce professional destruction videos being matched by developments in photogrammetry and 3D printing to reverse the process.

Archeologists in war zones

There was also something romantic and defiant about the idea of a citizen army of volunteer photographers, ghosting through vulnerable colonnades to immortalise their memories.
Some archaeologists with experience in the Middle East are worried these volunteers may be putting themselves in danger – especially as a number of individuals in the region with archaeology connections are already known to have been killed or have disappeared.
Karenowska, who designed the cameras (the prototype she showed me had the dimensions of a fat smartphone), described ‘quite a big distribution network’ and downplayed the dangers to individuals.
‘I think it’s important not to get the risks out of proportion,’ she said. ‘On the one hand they exist in an inherently risky set of circumstances – it’s not everyday life as we would see it – but we make it very clear that they are not to take on significant additional risks for the sake of photographs.’
There is also a six-month embargo on the publication of images to safeguard the identity of the people who took them, which doesn’t explain why the Million Image Database has not yet gone live (this will happen in late April, says Karenowska).

Machinery to cut the stone
Machinery to cut the stone CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI
For, on his own admission, the initiative Michel described as the ‘alpha and omega of what we were going to be doing’ has been sidetracked by the replica arch, and the view he can see through it of a landscape peppered with many more.
Schadla-Hall, who ‘specialises in the study of how the archaeological discipline interacts with the public’, is unconvinced by the IDA’s totemic approach to monuments. ‘I don’t think individual sites are important,’ he said.
‘It’s getting people to change their attitudes to what’s important about the past, and the way you do that, if you’re talking about the preservation of monuments, is you make them worthwhile to the people who live there. It’s the economic benefit they get.’ 

Meet the stone masons

Michel is keen to emphasise he is merely responding to what ‘local stakeholders’ are asking for ‘because we don’t want to fall prey – consciously or unconsciously – to pushing our own preferences on to the project.’
Any reconstruction they do undertake will use local labour, he says, and provide direct economic benefit. He also talks of being on post-conflict standby to rebuild government buildings and schools. 
Drone footage shows what remains of Palmyra after Isil fighters are driven outPlay!00:54
The key to this – the vision of what’s possible – is the Trafalgar Square arch. As you read this, stone- masons in Massari’s workshop will be finessing the machine-tooled blocks of marble, adding the patina of ages by hand in a few hours.
The seven blocks, plus plinth, will then be loaded on to a truck for the overland journey to London, where Massari will supervise installation between the fountains, on an axis between the National Gallery and Nelson’s Column.
The blocks will be assembled using steel pins, and the arch will remain in place for just two days, basking in the limelight and – achieving what exactly?
‘The reason we’re doing this on Trafalgar Square is that when you set the arch against the neoclassical columns of the National Gallery and Nelson’s Column, there’s a reason why they all look the same: our past is their past,’ said Michel.

An Isil video of the demolition of the Temple of Baalshamin, another Palmyra icon, in August 2015 
An Isil video of the demolition of the Temple of Baalshamin, another Palmyra icon, in August 2015  CREDIT: REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
Highlighting this shared sense of history ‘can only be a good thing at a time when Isil is trying to say, no, we have nothing to do with the West and you’ve got no business being here in the East.’
The idea also is to bring in school groups to use the arch as a focus for debates on ‘community well-being’, the ‘built environment’ and ‘authenticity’.
Some archaeologists remain unconvinced, believing the money could be far better spent. But the clamour of argument will always be a sweeter sound than the swish of the wrecking ball, and if the IDA achieves only one thing with its replica arch it will be this: to have turned the wasteland of rubble left by Isil into a field where people are sowing ideas.

Machinery to sculpt the stone
Machinery to sculpt the stone CREDIT: DANILO SCARPATI
Foremost among them is belief in the continuity and inter- connectedness of human achievement – even, or especially, in a geopolitical black hole where humanity seems intent on tearing itself apart.
As Massari said, while watching the Arch of Triumph of Palmyra being slowly reborn in the mountains of Tuscany, ‘It will be a big sign from our world. Yes, there will always be people who destroy. But there will also always be people who create and rebuild.’ 

News Links:



http://www.christianpatriots.org/news/2016/4/10/victory-the-arch-from-the-temple-of-baal-planned-for-new-york-city-has-been-canceled

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/08/why-the-arch-of-triumph-of-palmyra-is-being-recreated-in-london/

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/23

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baal

http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2016/04/13/report-islamic-state-demolishes-gate-god-mosul/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_Babel

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineveh

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/28/palmyra-temple-bel-arch-survived-isis-syria-london-new-york




Side notes on dates for 2016

https://survivorship.org/2016-dates/


3/20 Solar eclipse (Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, Western North America, Atlantic, Artic)
3/20 Feast of the Supreme Ritual, the invocation of Hours: the beginning of the new year (orgies)
3/20 Feast for the Equinox of the Gods:commemorates the founding of Thelema in 1904
3/20-3/22 Pelusia, Invocation of Isis. Tubulustrum Roman purification/Shab-i-barat, Homage to the God of death
3/20 Palm Sunday
3/21 Spring Equinox. Children dedicated to Satan or Tiamet
3/21,3/22 Goddess Ostara (Ishtar, Eaostre) for whom Easter is named
3/23 Full Moon
3/23 Lunar Penumbral Much of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
3/24 Purim3/24 Feast of the Beast, Bride of Satan/Feast of Priapus/Festival of Isis
3/26 Holy Saturday
3/27 Easter......


April
4/1 April Fool’s Day, 13 weeks from New Year’s Day
4/2 Maundy Thursday, Last Supper of Jesus and Apostles
4/3 Day of Passion ( blood)
4/4 Death of Martin Luther King
4/4 S Hitler’s Birthday (alternate)
4/5 Yom Hashoah   Holocaust Remembrance Day
4/7 New Moon
4/8-4/10 The Feast for three days of the writing of the Book of the Law
4/14 Hanuman Jayanti: Hindu: Birth of Hanuman, shape shifter
4/19 First day of the 13 day Satanic fire ritual Baal, Nimrod, major human child sacrifice
4/20 Hitler’s birthday
4/20 St George’s day/national day in the UK
4/21-5/1 Grand Climax/Da Meur/ preparation for Beltane
4/22-4/29 Preparation for sacrifice
4/22 Full Moon
4/22 - 4/30 Passover
4/24 St Mark’s Eve (divining and herbs)
4/26-5/1 Corpus de Baahl/Grand Climax4/27 Queen’s Day ( Netherlands)
4/30 Anniversary of Hitler’s death
4/30 Walpurgisnacht (May eve) major festival day/Roodmas
4/30-5/5 Grand Climax/Da Meur/ Beltane (blood)
May
5/1 Beltane ( May Day) Fire festival/celtic festival, Greatest Sabbat, fertility rites/open fields