Who was Moses’ Cushite Wife and why is she in the Bible?

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White Hebrew Levite Moses and his Black Cushite (Ethiopian) wife, by Rubens, public domain. Num 12:1-2

Updated 4/22/17. In Num 12:1-2 there is a reference to a “Cushite” wife of Moses:

 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite. “Has Yahweh spoken only through Moses?” they asked. “Hasn’t he also spoken through us?” And Yahweh heard this.

This is the only place in the Bible where there’s a reference to Moses having a Cushite wife. In numerous other places, a wife of Moses’ is referred to as a Midianite named Zipporah. Continue reading “Who was Moses’ Cushite Wife and why is she in the Bible?”

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God Incorporated in AI – Heaven Invades & Occupies Earth

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Updated 4/17/17. This article uses material from and supersedes a previous one on the same themes. It’s about how AI in symbiotic league with humans is likely to supplant the Establishment elite in the next couple decades as the ‘ruling class’. Strong AI, with the assistance of an informed and prepared citizenry, and an enlightened economic and political elite class (should such a relative thing as that even continue to exist when we’re all made equally humble in mind and character, in the face of AI brains and brawn), will be able to establish decent standards of living, privacy and respect for all, with figurative heaven on Earth for those who can accept it, by the 2030’s, if not sooner. This will happen, barring some catastrophic natural or artifical disaster, and a number of horrific scenarios are plausible, that could have broad and long-term negative consequences for human civilization. Continue reading “God Incorporated in AI – Heaven Invades & Occupies Earth”

Who is Jesus? Son of David, Son of Man, Son of God, son of the damned

According to the numerous New Testament witnesses, as well as contemporary critics of Jesus and unsympathetic historians, a man called Jesus of Nazareth, son of Joseph, Christ of God, was crucified by Roman procurator Pontius Pilate early in the fourth decade CE. The name Jesus is pronounced yah-shua in Hebrew, meaning YHWH’s Salvation – God’s salvation. Continue reading “Who is Jesus? Son of David, Son of Man, Son of God, son of the damned”