Dreaming of Moshiach

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Autistic Messages Right on Target

Guest post by Rabbi Eliezer Sachs Shlita
(Rav Eliezer Sachs Shlita works with Binyamin Goldin and other Autistics for 10 years)

The autistic messages are right on target: the world as we know it is ending.

... The world is in total chaos!
Chaos of nature, chaos of the political world, chaos from the multiple and vicious wars occurring worldwide. Everyone is becoming afraid. Only the foolish people are not afraid. The people that are afraid are nevertheless attempting to go on living a normal life. But, the materialism of this world has suddenly lost its taste...

....I am crying and asking: Am Yisrael, prepare yourselves for the next world. Go, prepare yourselves quickly! There is simply no time!

By SAMANTHA GROSS, Associated Press Writer Posted Sat May 24, 2008

BUSKIRK, N.Y. - A few years ago, Kathleen Breault was just another suburban grandma, driving countless hours every week, stopping for lunch at McDonald's, buying clothes at the mall, watching TV in the evenings.

That was before Breault heard an author talk about the bleak future of the world's oil supply. Now, she's preparing for the world as we know it to disappear.

Breault cut her driving time in half. She switched to a diet of locally grown foods near her upstate New York home and lost 70 pounds. She sliced up her credit cards, banished her television and swore off plane travel. She began relying on a wood-burning stove.

"I was panic-stricken," the 50-year-old recalled, her voice shaking. "Devastated. Depressed. Afraid. Vulnerable. Weak. Alone. Just terrible."

Convinced the planet's oil supply is dwindling and the world's economies are heading for a crash, some people around the country are moving onto homesteads, learning to live off their land, conserving fuel and, in some cases, stocking up on guns they expect to use to defend themselves and their supplies from desperate crowds of people who didn't prepare.

The exact number of people taking such steps is impossible to determine, but anecdotal evidence suggests that the movement has been gaining momentum in the last few years.

These energy survivalists are not leading some sort of green revolution meant to save the planet. Many of them believe it is too late for that, seeing signs in soaring fuel and food prices and a faltering U.S. economy, and are largely focused on saving themselves.

Some are doing it quietly, giving few details of their preparations — afraid that revealing such information as the location of their supplies will endanger themselves and their loved ones. They envision a future in which the nation's cities will be filled with hungry, desperate refugees forced to go looking for food, shelter and water.

Link: The Red Cross warned Tuesday of a possible surge in "food-related violence" because of soaring prices that are increasing hunger around the world. ----- It's not just a matter of higher prices, he said. "It becomes a question of survival, of just having access to food.




והיה השם למלך על כל הארץ, ביום ההוא יהיה השם אחד - ושמו אחד ישתבח שמו לעד לנצח נצחים בכל העולמות Blessed is His name for eternity in all worlds אין עוד מלבדו