Will Red Lines Crossed Lead to Armageddon? (9/4/2013)
On page 134 of Michael Drosnin’s first book, The Book Code, three words appear in sequence.They are Armageddon, Assad,andHolocaust. The three words are composed of 13 letters, a really extraordinary find, however in reexamining the matrix there is some question about the word that Drosnin uses for Holocaustbecause it is only 3 letter (shin alef hey) whereas Holocaustis usually spelled with 4 letters (shin vav alef hey). Sometimes the letter vav is left out of words using it, but the short spelling doesn't come up in my dictionaries. This is a matrix that I have tracked for 16 years. Now, finally, it appears that that we are about to learn its full significance. Whether it will turn out to be linked to the matrix with OBAMA and ATOMIC HOLOCAUST shown HERE remains to be seen, but action or lack of action on this issue has the potential to lead to an atomic holocaust with Iran. As for red lines, it isn't just Assad who crossed one. By now, with Obama's help, Iran has almost certainly crossed one and acquired what it needs for nuclear bombs.
STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE. How do we evaluate this matrix? Normally I don't assign any significance to an axis term, but normally I don't see an axis term that exceeds 10 letters. This one is 13 letters, and so it merits some discussion.
The axis term is found in unwrapped Torah (shown with a white background), but the terms ISRAEL, USA and WAR require the computer to make more than on pass through the 304,805 letters of Torah (i.e., a wrapped matrix is needed to see them). I assume Mr. Drosnin searched just for Armageddon (a term only found in the open text of the New Testament). As such, it alone is the axis term. It appears at its lowest skip, and I assign no significance to it. Drosnin probably noticed the words AssadandHolocaust a-posteriori by snooping. If we ask what are the chances to find Assad, it’s one chance in 147 in the 130-letter box with Armageddon. For the chance that Assadwould be in sequence with Armageddon, this requires us to look at the specific number of letters in Torah for each letter of Assad, divide each frequency by the number of letters in Torah (subtracting one letter after each letter is used after we account for the letters in Armageddon). There are 304,805 letters in Torah. Of these there are 27,059 alefs, 1,833 samechs, and 7,032 dalets. Armageddon has 7 letters. 304,805 - 7 = 304,798. So we use (27,059/305798) * (1,833/304797) * (7,032/304796). But for the alefs, one was used for Armageddon, so we need to account for that. Therefore base the calculation on (27,058/305798) * (1,833/304797) * (7,032/304796). Taking the inverse of the product, Assad had about one chance in 81,188 to appear in sequence after Armageddon. But we would have settle for his name before Armageddontoo, so the odds of his name being in sequence before or after Armageddon were really about 1 in 40,594. Because the spelling of Holocaust is dubious, it is left out of all calculations.
Although Drosnin overlooked it on his matrix, touching Armageddon is, in direct sequence at skip +1, Libya/Egypt.This is the only time in the entire Tenach (Old Testament) that these two countries appear together in this manner. Obama has had to deal with conflicts in both countries in the years and days leading up to this crisis. However, while they are of interest, unless they are drawn into this conflict, they must be treated as a-posteriori terms with no statistical significance.
A word for poison is encoded touching the start of Armageddon. Hafez Assad was afraid of being poisoned until he died suddenly on Saturday, June 10, 2000. But on February 2, 1982, he used poison to exterminate the residents of a Syrian city named Hama who had been critical of him. For Hama, this was their Armageddon. Bashar Assad repeated his father's poison gas actions several times since assuming power. But poison is not at a special case skip and even on the 130-letter matrix at least one of the 3-letter synonyms sought for it are expected to be there.
Secretary of State KERRY is on the 130-letter matrix against odds of about 52 to 1. ARMY is on the smaller matrix too against odds of about 22 to 1.
If we expand the matrix from the 130 letters highlighted in the box with a white background below to a 665-letter box, we see that the Hebrew abbreviation for USA is at the same absolute skip as Armageddon/Assad/Holocaust.ISRAEL in the open text crosses the ELS of USA. The word for war in the open text is on the larger matrix too, but as we expand a matrix to include more terms, the statistical value of what we found in the smaller matrix drops. Overall I rated the smaller (130-letter) matrix as occurring against odds of about 209,989 to 1. This does not include the requirement for Assad to be in sequence with Armageddon. For the larger 665-letter matrix, I rate it as occurring against odds of about 35,837 to 1.
For a glimpse at how I became personally involved in trying to stop Syria from getting nuclear weapons while I was in Egypt in 1999, see the section labeled Survey in Egypt on the Expeditions page.