Sorry for taking Monday off and not posting anything yesterday. I was busy researching.
I invested hours of time watching the Beyoncé Super Bowl Halftime Ritual over, and over, and over… searching for deep dark illuminati symbolism. Here is what I found:
Yes, there definitely was A TRIANGLE!
There was probably more than that, too. But I’ll leave the rest of the dirty work for Alex Jones, who will certainly fill us in on all the minutia (he’ll tell you it’s not just a triangle, but a triangle with an “All-Seeing-Eye” and a little something else if you are skilled in detecting the illuminati’s secret messages). Be prepared!
I can at least say that Beyoncé was appropriately dressed — for Beyoncé, that is. We’re accustomed to seeing her prancing around in sado-masochistic patent leather lingerie in front of entranced crowds of frothing teens. In that sense, she was dressed appropriately.
So as you can tell, I woke up on the snarky side of the bed this morning. I think that had something to do with my real discovery yesterday, and that is…
The Scientology-Atheism Connection!
Eureka! I found it! And it was brought to you by Super Bowl XLVII (which is Koine Greek for 47 for those of you who did not know that). Let me explain the Scientology-Atheism Connection to you in just a moment. It will be good, I promise!
First, I’d like to get your opinion on that other attraction we look forward to during the Super Bowl — besides pizza, beer, wings, nachos, guacamole, popcorn, food-fights, vacuuming, shampooing, and disinfecting the living room and flat-screen TV, when it’s all over and done with. I’m talking about Super Bowl Commercial
It just seems to get more and more blatantly hedonistic every year. We think we notice but we probably don’t, because we are probably more desensitized than we think.
After all, no wardrobe failure during the halftime show this year. Wasn’t necessary.
I don’t know if you noticed, but this year I found the commercials to be particularly irreligious. Here are some examples. I provided just the links to the videos here, in case you want to review them again. I can’t blame you if you don’t, because some of them were a little distasteful.
First sample: Sell your soul to the Devil (alias, Willem “Last Temptation of Christ” Dafoe) for a Mercedes-Benz, with Rolling Stones “Sympathy for the Devil” blaring in the background. The choice of music from the Stones was definitely original. I might have expected “Hotel California” instead. You know, “Her mind is def’nitly twis-ted … She got a MER-CE-DEZ-BEEENZ! (Uh!)”… Speaking of selling your soul to the devil (Just sayin’).
Second sample: A little Voodoo? (series), Sponsored by Bud Light (sorry excuse for a beer). This time it was Stevie Wonder’s “Superstitious” blaring in the background. That whole thing was… strange. “Come on, James! It was comical. Don’t be so serious! I mean, it’s New Orleans, get it?” Yeah, I got that. Sorry, but comical is not the word I’d use to describe it. I thought the whole thing was demented and eerily cryptic. (Incidentally, I also thought it looked like the Voodoo Lady in the last part of the series borrowed from Beyoncé’s wardrobe — a thematic touch for the evening).
Third sample: The Joe Montana “Miracle-Stain” Tide commercial. I know a lot of people thought it was funny. It was goofy. But let’s not overlook the fact that it was a blatant satire of religion. I know this because I help administrate a discussion page where atheists debate with Christians. The “Joe Montana Miracle-Stain” is exactly the type of thing that some (but not all) atheists use to ridicule Christians. The ad was pure mockery, yet deemed worthy of the Super Bowl (whereas the ad with white man speaking with a Jamaican accent was called “highly controversial”) and it wasn’t all that subtle. Apparently our society sees this as an acceptable way to jeer at miracles, and Christianity and religion along with it — with the help of the entertainment industry.
Not to exaggerate — there was nothing “over the top” in any of these videos. They were just pointedly irreligious, in my humble opinion.
In the end (the moment we were all waiting for with bated breath) the man in the “Sympathy for the Devil” comercial did not sell his soul to Willem Dafoe. After a suspenseful moment of deliberation — wheels turning in his head — he smugly remarked, “Thanks… but I think I’ve got this,” implying he had enough money (or credit). And if he didn’t…?
Doesn’t matter, because Willem “the Devil” Dafoe disintegrated into a cloud of black smoke and dust that fell to the floor, where he belongs, and we were left to suppose that the stunning young man became even stunninger as he drove off in his new Mercedes-Benz with Super-Model, Kate Upton (since she was part of the bargain), but we did not get to see that part.
Commercialism. What exactly are they selling? Cars? Detergent? Beer? If so, the means and ends do not match up too logically. So I’m not convinced that’s all they’re selling.
Okay, maybe the Mercedes commercial was perfectly logical — who wouldn’t sell their soul to the devil for a Mercedes-Benz?
The Super Bowl isn’t a game. It’s a platform arrayed with a bonanza of entertainment: the greatest game, the greatest female performer, live in full concert mode, and the year’s greatest commercials featuring… repeated hedonistic satire of religious themes.
Here’s something you probably missed if you did not go back and review the commercials on Youtube. As I mentioned earlier…
The Scientology-Atheism Connection:
Both of the following commercials did not air Super Bowl Sunday night, only the one for Scientology did. The interesting thing is that they are the exact same commercial with the exception of the ending. The first one promotes Atheism, the second promotes Scientology. Play both videos at the same time to see what I mean.
Now, what does this say about:
It says they are both being promoted as one big lie (given the connection made here by the ones who produced these Super Bowl ads).
L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology, was a conman. He knew he could use religion to deceive people and make money. At the core it is the aberration of religion. It’s diabolical.
The producers of these two Super Bowl ads paid millions of dollars to continue promoting the same scam. Millions of people watched, and maybe most of them just shrugged. Some of them became curious, perhaps, and others probably inquired further, since that is what ads are designed to make us do.
All of these ads, the halftime show, the whole Super Bowl ritual is a platform aimed not just at entertaining you; it’s aimed at your consumer instinct. They are not just selling you detergent and lots of cute babies and animals dressed up as astronauts (which have nothing to do with the products they are selling). They are selling you ideas. Maybe you’re not buying it. It’s still a good idea to pay close attention to what you, your family, and your friends are being sold.
Here is an example of what I thought was a good comercial. When it aired, the room immediately fell silent — not a Dorito crunched. We sat on the edge of our seats anticipating, waiting for Paul Harvey to deliver “the rest of the story.”
Almost makes you want to go out and buy a truck, doesn’t it?
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