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John of Patmos and the Final Battle: conspiracy and mental illness

John of Patmos is said to be the author of Revelation: the book of the End of Time. Many argue that he wrote it from having two dreams: a worldwide war, and the end of the world. It is not a unique story, nor are the characters within it from the Beast with seven heads (the goddess Tiamat) to the horsemen. This essay fleshes out the original essay on the Apocalypse: a nightmare, and looks closely at mistranslations that have occurred since the second century with every cult wanting its own Bible to defend its position, as with Jehovah's Witnesses to suicide cults: Jonestown, Heaven's Gate, and others. The real question is: was John of Patmos Island sane?Read More