The best kept secret is common knowledge: whence the cryptologists' 'black' message.

The mark, name, and number of the beast (REV13:8) in St. John's vision is the well-known triskelion (three-legged foot-race) medallion-device of Sicily (a triangular island near Italy, in the Mediterranean Sea, wherein also was St. John's exilic Patmos); consisting in display of three legs connected at the hip, and unequally crooked angled bent for running (right-hand clockwise) each chasing the next cyclically. The two contiguous beams (thigh, shank, and connecting knee-hinge) of each leg comprise its essential combined extensive power, might, animus, strength, and figure as the Roman numeral, V=5; and the end foot (ankle-toggle to the shin-shank), its determination, endurance, stability, balance, pedantry [footing] figured as the smallest unit numeral, I=1; and together, VI=6; whence its tricipherous, VI,VI,VI, equalling, the three numerals, 6,6,6.

(Cf the Nazi swastika tetriskelion, without feet, numerically 5,5,5,5; or in the Greek, 3,3,3,3, the tetragammadion, four gammas).

A modern day '666' mark might be as the seal, like a yin(6)-yang(6)-yun(6) - a three-tailed 'S' spiral closing back upon itself to complete a circle - whence the Chinese cosmic triumvirate emblem: female (might), male (cause), Christ (appointment/anointment): Mother-Father-God; and their familiarity with the great red dragon, yin-yang '69'.

This common three- or four-legged spiral emblem may have its depictive origin in the occasion of a great comet spinning-off streamers; said one astronomer who noted historically that similar motif-designs appeared worldwide almost simultaneously ca. 600-700 BC, and often designated as legs, wings, arms, or generally as spirals ... subsequently three legs sufficed the Greek, as also three digits sufficed the Greek letter-arithmetic. It corresponded at the third-to-fourth millennia transition, Genesis (3670 BC) plus 3000 years (670 BC).

(The spiral shape may be due the occasion of a prophetic half-time return of a Jehovahn space-city-ship visiting Earth for an adjustment push on prophecy: Their vessel construction depicted in the atterrissage eastward in Eden, consisted of three freight transport tubes, rolling for artificial gravity; and if all three sprang leaks nearing Earth, the spray would depart as three spiraling streamers glinting in sunlight, day and night.)

St. John saw this trivial treblance [tri-balanced] (Greek) "Y" symbol as the will power and control of the beast rising from the sea (as an island). In three, in circle, it represents enslaved mentality, harnessed energy in ordinary perpetual motion, efficient (material) mechanism, adsorbing and absorbing all intellect: something rather new in prophecy: accelerated, pervasive, ubiquitous: displayed on coins, keys, medallions, (hubcaps eventually, gold plated and copyrighted for financial promotions of the beast); knowledge running to-and-fro on the Earth; even the free-spinning Earth itself beneath the sun, moon, and stars. It also suggested to St. John the triune Principle and untiring progress of omnidirectional mankind: running and not wearying, walking and not fainting, (and in the case of his dear fellow Christian, Paul, talking long without getting tongue-tied). St. John was not enthused with this prospective free-wheeling mindless hierarchical church system propagation.

As it applies to The Mother Church, it includes the three* Trustees under the Will of Mrs. Eddy, who keep her book(s) in perpetuum for the Church and Publishing Society: their metaphysical purpose goes to the temporal entropy or basal motive of mankind where Mrs. Eddy's book is designed to last four hundred years of American-English language derivation (and grammatical reproof: see S&H369:26 was:were); and they are entrusted with this daily gambit of evil: the tri-umph of the seal-coin at the corner, at the root of the three dimensional tree 'turning' spread in all directions, keeping mankind out of the 'garden': the three legs (main branches) are the book (reading-study), the church (demonstration-practice), and the society (testimony-literature) iterating ad infinitum, all three, public avenues of The Mother Church of Christ, Scientist: until ca. A.D. 2310, Christ Science's Imperial Church Universal and Triumphant, made manifest in the spiritual affections of mankind, over the believers of matter on Earth.

In mundane afterthought, 666, counted by a beast, is six knocks, pause, six more, pause, six final, and wait: a simple knocking code for peaceable entry. (Christians of that era also relied on fifth-day-type fish symbols, to covertly reveal their intents). Scholars commonly add that 666 is the sum of letters (Greek or Hebrew) in the spelling of certain notoriously famous names, Nero(n), etc. ..., and, 'today' we recognize the digital electronic computer representation of names in/by mathematically convenient code numbers, even to securely encrypting signatured text for financial transactions ... multiple coincidences in meaning catch more attention. Most simply, 666, is the valuation of the list of sub-millennial Roman numerals, DCLXVI, though why John would not have included the millennial, M, is open to interpretation (or extrapolation to 1666).

* [fitting these three with the other seven Trustees may be as ten king-horns ... a small single eleventh horn then is to uproot (preen) those three (DAN7:8,19-25) - as the eleventh Commandment, THOU SHALT NOT STEAL-BACK, uproots (replants) three of Moses' Ten: no stealing, no idols, no coveting - Mrs. Eddy's Successor takes charge of her Personal Will: whence a root swastika X=10, was meant in the first place, 1667]


We have also now found ca 2009, in our deep-research article on the Primogenitors, the Biblical Egyptian Sumerian Jehovahns, the first-family including Adam and Eve, that, the first-lineage wore a mark, thereof, and had specially recorded rights and rules, including the mark and rule of vengeance put on 'Cain' after he'd killed 'Abel' ... But remarkably, the discovery goes even one step further; Briefly-- Adam lived 930 years, and similarly the others, but, some of his predecessors lived ten times that, 9000 years notably in the Egyptian record, And, by arithmetic deduction on the spacing between those special-case great-cycle first-sons, we calculated the number 666, years between their births ... But furthermore, we found Jehovah's birth-year, by deduction that he-also was a great-cycle, and then we looked at who was next ... The unnamed but by careful description Christ Jesus had indicated Seth as Satan, the one who lusted, actually could sire no children and was given lots of wives to try, and murderer from the beginning "before Abraham was," but actually he was only great-great-grandfather to the murderer, and murderer and seven more were removed from lineage below Seth,-- Seth was born 666 years after Jehovah; whence his number as the only great-cycle alive today: his passing at 912 would have been a fiction or his decision to exile and survive where the others had passed or been killed or never existed.

[We must note here in closing, that the plausible actual would become speculative if we merely imagine what persons may have done, said, meant ... the importance is in the demonstration of the Christ Science: not to rediscover that which is today abundant, but discern and live it]

The teachings hereļn are not secularized nor classified: Sunday School pupils, Primary Class students, Normal Class graduates, scholars, researchers, astronomers, scientists, governments, find this coursework timely, modern, global, historical, democratic. The syllabus is the ALMS Program: Astronomics, Linguistics, Mathematics, Systematics: Scientific inferentiation on Holy Biblical Scripture: What actually happened.

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