Skip to comments.Virginia battles Antichrist, 'Mark of the Beast' microchips....
Posted on 02/14/2010 11:00:30 AM PST by TaraP
Virginia legislators claimed victory against the Antichrist and implantable microchips last week by passing a bill that prevents employers or insurance companies from forcing patients to accept the devices.
Del. Mark L. Cole (R-Fredericksburg), the sponsor of the bill, worried that the devices could someday be the "mark of the beast" as described in the Book of Revelation. Cole tries to explain:
"My understanding -- I'm not a theologian -- but there's a prophecy in the Bible that says you'll have to receive a mark, or you can neither buy nor sell things in end times," Cole said. "Some people think these computer chips might be that mark."
Apparently Cole's theology was good enough for the Virginia House of Delegates. The body passed the legislation, even though no one has ever proposed forcibly implanting microchips in humans. Apparently Virginia, with the help of Delegate Cole, outsmarted the Antichrist.
To think such ignorant superstition could command adults in the 21st century is astonishing. Even more disturbing news:
A Harris poll from November 09 found that 89 percent of evangelical Protestants believe in the Devil, and a 09 Scripps Howard poll determined that 25 percent of Americans had heard the rumor that Barack Obama is the Antichrist. In September 2009, Public Policy Polling found that 14 percent of New Jersey Republicans thought that Obama was the Antichrist, while 15 percent werent sure.
Previously the mark of the beast has been thought to be Social Security Numbers and more recently bar-codes.
Microchips using radio frequency identification have been used in pets to identify and track them. The chips are invaluable in making people's medical records portable and secure. Others have urged they be used with Alzheimer's patients.
Florida-based VeriChip introduced an implant in 2001 that can store medical data. The FDA approved the technology for use in humans in 2004.
Nobody in Oregon is proposing similar legislation.
A law won’t prevent the mark of the beast.
A victory against Big Bossy Government and greedy, intrusinve Big Business.
Just end it!
According to my reading about the anti-christ, you will take the mark or die....but for a state to state, those in our state do not have to take a microchip via government or any other company is a step in the right direction.
It happens after the Rapture anyway’s....
My solution was to assign 666 to the computer that ran the PBX. Didn't make 'em all that happy but there were no complaints.
Sometimes it is difficult to comprehend the stupidity of others. This state senator takes the cake.
More importantly, those who take the mark of the beat will understand the spiritual ramifications of doing so. The mark is a mark of allegiance, not a medical microchip.
Only government has unlimited resources—ours!
If the potential for anything exists...they will do it.
It’s good to see a politician with some brains thinking ahead.
I have little or no opinion on the law itself. It’s the posturing of, “score 1 against the antichrist” that’s unbelievably stupid.
No, you won’t die. You will not be able to legally conduct trade. You might be executed for failing to receive the mark of loyalty and obedience to the beast, but you wouldn’t just die.
I was thinking maybe you could argue that Arjuna's Celestial Journey (to get Heavenly Weapons) might have some countervailing material.
But I do wonder if those that take the mark will really understand what it means...lots of people ignorant of Scripture....Will the mark be put on babies who have no choice but it is done with parents consent....lots I don't know about or am not sure of...like all government programs they start out innocent enought and its for the good of all...and then the program grows into a monster. LBJ. the great society for starters but most of the crap we have to deal with is not to any citizens advantage, only to those that govern....
It seems to me that if you cannot deal trade, you will die. Cannot heat home in winter (trade) cannot buy food (starvation) cannot do anything that is not approved by anit christ is head off or die another way....Only a black market in food stuff etc.would allow you to live..
A mark is a symbol or token exchanged between two people which binds both them and their familes(often for succesive generations) to one another. Upon presentation of the mark, a person holding the other mark is obligated to provide aid and succor. Marks are frequently found in free masonry culture.
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