Saturday, April 4, 2009
Hollywood's Satanic Agenda (12): The Island
2005's The Island was a commercial dud filled with obnoxious product placements and director Michael Bay's big action style largely obscuring its Gnostic-Luciferian content. The Island's story is a pretty standard waking up/false reality narrative and was even sued for plagiarizing an older clone story. Nonetheless, we are still a bit surprised it didn't do better at the box office since it's got all the fixins' of a popular movie.
Here's our guy, Lincoln 6 Echo, the film's christos. His name Lincoln is a double allusion: 1) lincoln is a kind of sheep, and 2) President Lincoln freed the slaves.
Jesus Christ is the lamb and He sets the captives free. This name applied to the film's protagonist clearly reveals to us that Lincoln is indeed playing the covert role of New Age christ.
We also see the number 312. This probably represents the year 312 AD, when Constantine adopted Christianity. Being part of the environment, this is how people are kept enslaved--something we hear quite often these days.
This is the demiurge's human zoo. Lincoln lives in a colony they are told is uncontaminated like the rest of the outside world. This is a highly controlled, rigid environment representing the Gnostic material world/prison.
Fear of contamination from the outside world is how the population is controlled and manipulated into staying in the colony. This "fear of contamination" represents the secular notion that the church or religion uses fear of Hell as a control method.
(Compare this colony to the island in the overtly Gnostic The Truman Show, wherein Truman had been conditioned with a fear of water to keep him on the island)
Lucky citizens of the colony win a trip to "The Island" in a lottery. The Island is the last uncontaminated place on earth and their only hope of ever leaving the colony.
Lincoln's friend is Jordan 2 Delta. Another significant name:
1) Jordan is the river in which Jesus was baptized.
2) It is the river the Israelites crossed going to the Promised Land after slavery in Egypt. "Crossing Jordan" is symbolic of gaining one's freedom.
3) The Jordan River is a source of fertility.
The term delta is also associated with rivers, being the opening of the waterway. It is with Jordan that Lincoln will later discover sex after they gain their freedom from the colony.
Lincoln is called into the office of Dr. Merrick. Merrick is the demiurge. This material prison is his creation, as are the occupants.
On the table we see green apples. Green apples are seen several times throughout the film (as well as in many other Hollywood films); these apples represent the forbidden fruit, gnosis, and is symbolic of the Garden of Eden.
Lincoln complains about the colony, and asks too many questions, like why can't he have any bacon, and who cleans his clothes. We find out later that Lincoln was the first to question his environment, and this, of course, is exactly what the demiurge does not want.
Lincoln tells Merrick about a recurring dream he has about a boat, the Renovatio, which we will later learn is Latin for "rebirth." Lincoln says, "It's always in my dream." In other words, he dreaming of rebirth, or the need to escape.
On the wall of Merrick's office is a Picasso painting: Femme Assise (Jacqueline), 1962--"seated woman". This represents a distortion of humanity, the image of God, coinciding with the demiurge's creation of a human product trapped within a prison colony.
The name "Jacqueline" means supplanter, or one who takes the place of. This Jacqueline was Jacqueline Kolb, the wife of the artist Guillaume Apollinaire--a friend of Picasso's. As Merrick has distorted the image of God and is attempting to supplant God, it is no wonder why this is his favorite Picasso.
Merrick tries to convince Lincoln that he's got it pretty good here in the colony, saying, "Nature has left you a Garden of Eden to repopulate. That, Lincoln, is your purpose."
This is an obvious reference to Genesis 1:28:
"And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth."
Our christos sneaks into an unauthorized area to see his friend. Above we see two 6s on either side of Lincoln 6 Echo going through the door; counting him there is 666, the false christ.
Also visible are the words "Dept of Recreation," which could be read re-creation; it is here that Lincoln will begin to discover his true self, and eventually be reborn.
His friend James McCord is a human employee of the colony who talks with Lincoln occasionally. Lincoln asks him, "What's with Dr. Merrick?"
McCord tells him that Merrick has a "God complex."
Lincoln: "What's God?"
McCord: "When you want something really bad and close your eyes and wish for it... God's the guy who ignores you."
The Island's god neither listens to nor answers prayer, because he is a fraud. This is more anti-God/religion conditioning disguised as a joke.
It is in this unauthorized area that Lincoln finds an insect, all of which were thought to be extinct due to contamination. This bug comes as a form of gnosis, divine revelation, or enlightenment to the true outside world. The bug is a dragonfly, or flying dragon, symbolic of the feathered serpent deity such as Quetzalcoatl.
The Aztec god Quetzalcoatl was associated with Venus, which the Greeks called Phosphoros, or the bringer of light, ergo an association with Lucifer.
Lincoln keeps the bug, finding a box of matches to store it in. Notice that the "Route 39" on the box is reflected in the card numbers 3 and 9. What is being communicated symbolically here is that this place, the Aces and Spades, is in the cards, meaning of course that they are destined to find this place.
Lincoln dumps the matches out and puts the dragonfly inside. Friction matches were also called lucifers at one time. In this scene the insect takes the place of the matches; it is Lucifer, the bringer of light.
We soon find that this is a colony of clones for rich people. Clones are being grown for spare human organs. Lincoln, Jordan and the others in the colony are literally human resources.
Merrick calls the clones agnates, which means descendant of the paternal source. Here agnate means the clones are children of God, Merrick.
Clones, or insurance policies, can be grown for the sponsor in 12 months. The sponsors are told that the agnates are kept in a vegetative state, and neither think nor feel. This, of course, is a lie; we soon learn that if agnates were kept in a vegetative state the organs fail. They must have consciousness and human experience to live.
However, all sex instincts are suppressed and they are educated to the level of 15 year old children to make them more manageable within the colony. This is obvious anti-religious propaganda: God is a incompassionate dictator who rules through fear and ignorance.
Dr. Merrick tells the potential customers, "The human organism, unique in all the universe in its complexity. The product of three billions years of evolution. Perfect in every way except one... like all machines, it wears out."
This is the demiurge confirming evolution, meaning that Creationism/Christianity are merely control measures for dumb, sexless religious people.
Out of curiosity, Lincoln explores the origins of the bug. The path leads him up into the real world. He emerges from the fake world.
Lincoln finds that the colony citizens are used for medical purposes. And killed. Going to the island, he learns, means death.
Lincoln goes back to the colony, warns Jordan, and they escape together.
As the agnates are maturing they are programmed with a desire to go to the island. The island represents Heaven and the Merrick control structure represents religion. The message is that religious propaganda beginning at an early age uses fear and a desire to go to Heaven and not Hell to control people; this control is at the whim of a deceitful, selfish bureaucrat with a God complex.
As they escape they learn the colony is just a big hologram. A false reality, Maya, an illusion.
Lincoln and Jordan ascend into the real world. The free world they find though is not some beautiful utopia, it is actually run down and unkempt. A sign on the bar they go to reads, "Life sucks."
The first living thing they come across in the real world is a rattlesnake, but they don't know what it is. Lincoln, having never seen one before, is not afraid of it as he has never learned of its dangers. The point being subtly made here is that they are not afraid of the snake precisely because they were not taught to be afraid of it. The clones were taught to be afraid of contamination. The idea here is that religious people are taught to fear the serpent, or Satan--the author of this type of propaganda, who is clearly making himself out to be the good guy in this series of films.
So this is an allusion to the serpent of Genesis--and this being a Gnostic-Luciferian flick, the cosmic serpent of enlightenment is certainly not something to fear.
The lucifer box shows them the way. "Route 39."
Route 39. This road leads them to a bar where they find Lincoln's friend McCord.
He breaks the news to them that they are not real people, only clones. He also informs them of the existence of their sponsors, whom they set out to find.
In Lincoln 6 Echo's sponsor's home, Tom Lincoln, he finds the rebirth boat of his dreams. The Renovatio was designed by the real Tom Lincoln. So Lincoln's true self designed his own rebirth, the creation of his own destiny.
Then Lincoln 6 Echo meets Tom Lincoln. The real Tom Lincoln--narcissistic and selfish--is dying of an STD and needs a new liver.
This scene presents the two sides of Tom Lincoln, the narcissistic self (Tom Lincoln) and the innocent, naive shadow (Lincoln 6 Echo). A Jungian might say that Lincoln 6 Shadow is discovering his "personal story."
Lincoln 6 Echo then changes into Tom's clothes and begins integration.
Lincoln tricks the mercenary Laurent into shooting the real Tom Lincoln. The real Tom Lincoln dies, and Lincoln 6 Echo assumes his identity: Lincoln 6 Echo becomes the real Tom Lincoln, a fully integrated christos.
The new Tom Lincoln and Jordan then discover sex.
Merrick discovers that his agnates are gaining memories on their own. He can't suppress their consciousness, and this is dangerous for business. "Human curiosity," he says, "is the potential for defiant behavior."
This is the Gnostic version of god, not the true God; the Bible makes it clear to "Prove all things; hold fast that which is good." (I Thess. 5:21).
Merrick issues a "recall," meaning that he must destroy the products regaining consciousness. In this scene, when he issues the death sentence, he is seen under an umbrella as some type of liquid rains down on the agnates. This is the all too familiar allusion to the flood of Genesis/God the destroyer.
When christos Lincoln learns of the recall he goes back to the colony to save the agnates. More green apples. He is going to shut down the hologram and reveal the demiurge's illusion of reality.
The mercenary Laurent questions Merrick's motives. Merrick tells him he has discovered "the Holy Grail of science. I give life. In 2 years' time, I will be able to cure children's leukemia, How many people on earth can say that, Mr. Laurent?"
Laurent: "I guess just you and God." Then: "That's the answer you're looking for, isn't it?"
Remember that the Gnostic demiurge is not the God (Monad), only a lesser god trying to be God. Also here is Merrick's moral ambiguity: the demiurge thinks he is the good guy, but is perceived as the bad guy. This is manipulation of the audience into "awakening" to the idea that the Biblical God is bad.
After the recall order, the faulty agnates are led into incineration chambers. This is another of many allusions in the films we have looked at to God as the eugenicist.
Our christos destroys the hologram, then dukes it out with the demiurge. Here is another familiar theme of the son rebelling against the father. As the Father dies...
...light shines into the colony for the first time. Our Lincoln christos is the bringer of light.
And he sets the captives free. The agnates walk out into the free world. Luke 4:18:
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,"
In the final scene, Lincoln and Jordan ride off in the Renovatio, reborn into the real world. This boat is now their island, Heaven on earth--which means this life is all there is. A decidedly Darwinian-humanist conclusion--this is what we generally refer to as neo-Gnosticism: basically, divine revelation replaced by rational revelation.
So while The Island is another in a long list of detailed Gnostic-Luciferian propaganda pieces, it offers nothing other than a purported "freedom" from the tyranny of religion--contrary to some of the more New Agey Hollywood offerings of the genre. The real world here is nothing special, it's dirty and dumpy, people are still having health problems and paying big bucks to live longer, and there are mercenaries if you need them. This brand of enlightenment is simply a rejection of God, as is currently being echoed throughout the mainstream media. Richard Dawkins on CNN:
"Being an atheist frees you up to live this life properly, happily, and fully."
at 9:31 PM