Coincidence, Serendipity, Prophecy and Inspiration and Destiny.
It is all woven together in the life and
writing of Arthur C Clarke.
He wrote a tale
about a fictional extra terrestrial intelligence... as part of the proof
that his life was orchestrated by a real extra terrestrial
intelligence...so his stories really did predict the future
But He died without ever realising. But
he ran away from the truth...
Clarke is a man whose life is threaded through with the
cross-connecting elements of meaningful coincidence. He has for very many
years been intrigued by meaningful coincidence. He talks about it in his
book The View from Serendip and gives a particularly
relevant example in a closing chapter to Hammer of God. Of
course, his biographer in the comprehensive study……FILL IN……(** Then in
trying to fill this in, I found The Mysterious World of Arthur C.
Clark) LINK……doesn’t mention it at all. He obviously thinks it is
not scientific – more fiction than all the science fiction of Arthur’s
Was it destiny that took Arthur to Ceylon in 1956, an island whose
original name was Serendip? Horace Walpole’s 1754 novel, The Prince
of Serendip, was the first book revolving around the concept of
meaningful coincidence. The three princes enjoyed fortuitous, meaningful
Thus the term ‘serendipity’ came to be coined, a phrase synonymous with
meaningful coincidence, until overtaken by Jung’s term ‘synchronicity’.
Unfortunately, that is the term which is used most widely today. It is
suggestive of an understanding which was present neither in Jung nor his
descriptions. Jung did nothing more than draw attention to a real
phenomenon and give a name to it, and not a particularly good one at that.
It has even reached the stage now where New Age, Jungian devotees now call
a coincidence ‘a synchronicity’. But as Jung had no time for God in his
psychologist’s universe, synchronicity is a term I decline to use.
Serendipity at least is a neutral term.
Jung defined Synchronicity as ‘an acausal, connecting principle’. My
research over the past twenty years, and especially the last five, has
shown that definition to be seriously flawed.
Acausal means ‘without cause’. But there is a cause and that cause lies
beyond any of our theories of space and time. That cause is God. He
chooses to use meaningful coincidence to communicate to us knowledge,
which we cannot gain from other sources, concerning truth about this world
and truth about the next. He tells us things in time from outside time.
In many ways, Arthur C. Clarke’s work embodies the four main elements of
our research – meaningful coincidence, prophecy, inspiration and destiny.
Only the two most important elements are missing – life after death and
God. With regard to prophecy, Arthur has been called the Prophet of the
Space Age, but my interest is more in his unwitting prophecy, as evidence
of inspiration from some Higher Mind. More of his books link into our
research than those of any other writer. There is the short story,
Sentinel of Eternity (1948), 2001, A Space Odyssey
(1968), Rendezvous with Rama (1973),
Earth (1975), The View from Serendip (….) and most
recently The Hammer of God (1992 and
In the 1948 short story,
The Sentinel of
Eternity, set 50 years in the future in 1996, a mysterious
structure is found on the moon, a carefully finished pyramid. It has no
sign of meteorite bombardment, yet is dated as perhaps 3 million years
old. It has been put there as a sign, to see what ‘other intelligent life
forms’ make of it. In the case of man, the answer was “not a lot”. To get
into it, they destroyed it. But that says much for the precision and
wisdom of man. To me, the Sentinel stands as a clear parable for God, the
real Sentinel of Eternity. In fact, Man has yet to properly understand
even the pyramids of Ancient Egypt.
God puts meaningful coincidences in our paths, but only if we are worth
it. He does this, in part to help us, in part to see what we will make of
them. 99.9% of humanity ignores them altogether; a similar proportion
behaves in their lives in general as if there is no God.
2001 - A Space Odyssey
was written between 1966 and 1968 as
the detailed story for the dramatic and memorable film. The novel
developed as the film progressed, but in fact, the novel diverges from the
film in several important ways. As a result, the film lost much visual
impact and also a deeper sub-context. But perhaps the technical problems
of sticking to the novel were too great. As it was, the film ran $3.4M
over its $6.9M budget. At the heart of 2001, lies the kernel of The
Sentinel of Eternity. But now the artefact is a black monolith, 11 feet x
5 ft x 1¼ ft, which has been left buried for perhaps 3 million years. It
was found, because of its intense magnetic field, by a team of American
astronauts on the moon. When the ‘unmooned’ monolith (You can hardly
unearth on the moon) is illuminated for the first time by the lunar
sunrise, an event which occurs only once every 14 earth days, it emits an
enormous shriek of radio-magnetic energy, a signal to its maker of its
being uncovered. Once again, there is the theme of a warning, the tripping
of a celestial alarm system.
The 1968 film was required viewing for the American astronauts before the
Apollo 8 circling of the Moon at Christmas 1968 and the first moon landing
in July 1969. During the 1972 real Moon landing of Apollo 15, the
astronaut Jim Irwin became convinced of the help he got from the real
Sentinel of Eternity. He felt it was as though they were being guided. He
felt clearly the precision of God on the Moon. They left behind on the
moon-rover a quiet symbol linking to the Sentinel of Eternity, a Bible. It
indicated a rather higher level of intellectual achievement and morality,
at least as far as the New Testament was concerned, than did the garish
false god adorning the mudguards, the Stars and Stripes. However, any
aliens finding it millions of years hence will wonder at the confused
beliefs of the race of men that once inhabited the fragile earth.
I must admit to always having found myself rather lost in the third part
of the film, 2001. The development of the story in the book is so much
clearer. This final sequence in the film revolves around Jupiter, but in
the book the end sequence takes place on Iapetus, one of the moons of
Saturn, with the magnificence of the rings of that great planet as an
incredible backdrop. Perhaps the technical effects required for that were
just too great. But the whole connecting sequence of TMA-2, the Big
Brother of TMA-1 on the moon, was lost, together with the deeper meanings
in the Codes of Destiny for mankind.
By ‘strange coincidence’, in recent days, during mid September 2007, I
have been led to look again at the novel 2001 - A Space Odyssey. This was
triggered by my seeing in the Foreign News section of the NZ Herald on
Friday, 14th September, the first ever close-up images of Iapetus from the
probe Cassini. That left the Earth on its long journey on 15th October
1997. There were just two smallish photographs on page B2. ’Mountainous
terrain reaching about 10 km into the air along a unique equatorial ridge,
and dark material that splatters the walls and floors of craters in the
surreal, frozen wastelands’ reads the caption. There is no mention of the
great mystery of Iapetus, its two-tone, black and white surface zones.
Below the article was a half page advertisement from the latest NZ Herald
supplement commemorating the anniversary of Paschendale. Quite why the NZ
Herald is in such a hurry to celebrate the anniversary of Paschendale
(October 12th) on September 17th is unclear. I suppose it gets it out of
the way, otherwise it might clash with more important matters like the All
Blacks winning the Rugby World Cup. In that self-promotional advert, there
are two soldiers in gas masks. Suddenly I was reminded of a Dr. Who
programme – London 1941 and gas masks, ‘Mummy!’ and some other higher
source of intelligence. Of course, to the Ancient Egyptians, the mummy was
their way of providing a home for the soul for eternity.
The front page news was all about the publicity-seeking McCanns, although
it seems to have backfired on them. But heart-wrenching, human-interest
stories are what sate the media, the pushy parents and the photos of the
unfortunate little girl, the test tube baby. Funny she disappeared on 3rd
May – 503 – Code 503 and The Diagram of Truth. And then they went for an
audience with the Pope in St. Peter’s Square – odd little Fragments,
But those photos of Iapetus rang a bell. That was the ‘target’ in the
novel, the destination of the signal from TMA-1 on the Moon. And it was on
Iapetus that Bowman came through the Star Gate, which was TMA-2. When I
read that novel last year, I reached that part ‘through the Stargate’ at
12.01 am on 14th September 2006. The photograph of Iapetus was published
in the NZ Herald of 14th September 2007. Code 914 is common to both. Today
is 19th September. In The Dorset Disaster, the American unclear power
station accident occurs at 9.14 am on 19th September. (The typing error
has been left intentionally. After all, it is unclear which one it will
Now our house power meter is showing 68887.78 at 9.16.30, Codes for fear
and terror and official deception. Therefore 68887.7 was at 9.14 on
‘Dorset Disaster Day’. This was the point I had reached in writing this
article. I had stopped to go and make tea and toast.
[Now editing 28/9/7 – I thought Jenny said a little while ago that it was
5.05 on the cooker clock. I came to take a photo but missed 5.07. It is
now 5.08 – the disaster in space. ‘Let there be light!’ – signs from space
over Texas. Columbia was the man-made comet.]
Code 877 is ‘fear and terror’, a Code derived from an astronomical source
in Washington D.C. Why 688 is cross-connected I do not know. It is as
though the Codes are indeed complex, cryptic crosswords in numbers – like
I show in part on the cover of our book
The Alpha and Omega Codes. The idea came to
me to use a gravestone. That 2004 idea links to Part 4 of the 2007 book,
Fragments of an Outer Mind, Vol. 4. The title, Grave Expectations, just
came to me.
But why and how 688 links into the Dorset Disaster is unclear. The first
part of the Chicksands Lockerbie clue, which came to fulfilment on 11th
September 2001, cross-connected with Princess Diana and that fateful
Fayed-Windsor auction on 11th September 1997. Odd – today’s date is also
19.9.7. Wallace’s container 2268831 – but that is a later disaster….. And
Diana’s death was predicted by the Code 558 in her passport
cross-link, Death, Egypt and the Muslim World.
It is a though the Source of Intelligence puts various clues in various
books and other elements out in the world in general – elements of Truth,
truly Fragments of an Outer Mind for us to find and put together at a time which
is right. They are all part of the Enigmas of Space and Time.
There is much more in the film
2001, links between NASA’s SETI and the
Egyptian pharaoh Seti, 3300 years ago. These are discussed in our book
The Diagrams of Truth. Also described are the manifold strange
coincidences which were woven around the 5th anniversary of 9/11, proof of
my conclusion that 9/11 was the ‘Hammer of God’ for America. And that
concept came via another of Arthur C. Clark’s novels, Hammer of God.
Exactly how is described in Diagrams of Truth. And Volume 4, Grave
Expectations, a year on, carries the precise confirmation of that early
hypothesis, with astonishing Code repeats.
But before dismissing it all as nonsense because it is not what you want
to hear, certainly not what any of the world’s media dare suggest, think
on the following. In his 1973 novel, Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C.
Clarke sets a hypothetical future asteroid impact on 11th September 2007.
Why did he pick 11th September? Well, in 2001, with 28 years having
elapsed since the book appeared, Arthur couldn’t remember, as he commented
in a letter to me.
But was it really just random chance that led him to pick that date? Or
was he inspired by the Source of Intelligence to add a clue which no one
would even notice until 2001 and which no one would comprehend until I did
in 2006? On the face of it, there is a 1 in 365 probability it was random
chance. But the odds against its being chance are really millions to one
against, for he also picked the time as 9.46 am. He wrote The Sentinel of
Eternity for a BBC short story competition at Christmas, 1948. As I re-read the
later part of 2001 on 16th September, the idea came to me to check the
volume of the monolith 11x5x1¼ feet. It is 68.75 cu.ft, 688 to three
significant figures, or exactly 1.946 m3.
It was on 14th September 2007, that the rejection letter was sent off to
response to our application for a $35,000 writing prize from the Copyright
Licensing Ltd Awards here in New Zealand. That application had been
surrounded by so many incredible coincidences, both as we wrote it and as
we delivered it to the CLL offices on Auckland’s North Shore on 16th July
2007. The powerful story of that application begins
Volume 4 of Fragments of an Outer Mind – Grave
But a central element of that experience on 16th July revolved around Code
946, for the CLL offices are on bus route 946, and also bus route 911. And
Code 946 is to be found at the core of 9-11. The aircraft which destroyed
the two towers of the temple of Mammon, flown by Mohammed Atta on AA11 and
Marwan el Shehhi on UA175, were both Boeing 767s. The former was N334AA
and the latter N612UA. Any older person modestly competent with a brain,
or a young one with a calculator, handy cellphone or computer, will
quickly be able to add 334+612 to get
946. You can check the aircraft
identities on Wikipedia or various plane spotter sites. Plane spotting is the
modern equivalent of my preferred study – ferroequinology, the
So, not only did Arthur C. Clarke pick a date that was significant, with
11th September in Rendezvous with Rama, he also managed to pick a second,
even more precise element. His time is the sum of the actual identities of
the two halves of the actual Hammer of God…Code 946. But did
he really pick that time and date? Or were they chosen for him and
the ideas put into his mind?
Do these strange precise coincidences not
suggest that Arthur C Clarke was inspired by God as he began that novel
circa 1972, and that God was indicating in advance that He knew the
precise details of the End of the Twin Towers before the buildings were
even finished? Ground breaking for the World trade Centre took place
on 5th August, 1966. No 1 WTC was ready for tenants in late 1970 but
the upper floors were not completed until late 1972. No. 2 WTC was
finished in 1973. The official dedication took place on
4th April, 1973. Clarke's novel
Rendezvous with Rama was published in
As for the 2077, that
too appeared strongly in our experiences a few days after our CLL
application. For 20th July 2007 is 20-7-7. It also marked the anniversary
of the day Man first set foot on a world other than his own. Neil
Armstrong stepped onto the Moon, with his ‘one small step for man, one
giant leap for mankind.’
The Sentinel of Eternity had been set by Arthur on the Moon in his 1948
short story and
his competition entry failed, just as did ours. What he wrote did not
appeal to one lot of cognoscenti, just as what I wrote didn’t either, to
another lot, 61 years on and 12,000 miles away. The standard rejection
letter was sent off to us on 14th September, 9-14, the day the Iapetus
photo appeared in the Herald. We received it on 17th September. I had
begun to re-read 2001 on 16th September. I call the asteroid impact which
he describes in Rendezvous with Rama as a ‘Hammer of God’, because of his
later, much more detailed, reworking of that same theme in his 1992 novel
of that name. Hammer of God came about from another short story, one he
wrote for a special ‘Prophecy’ edition of Time magazine, 'Towards
the Year 2000. published in
September 1992, only a couple of weeks after I was ‘given’ the 9/11 Chicksands Lockerbie prophecy coincidence Code.
He expanded that story into a full length novel, published as
of God. I found a remainder copy of that book on 18th August 2000 as I was
sending back to the Tate Gallery the slides of John Martin’s paintings
Last Judgement and The Plains of Heaven. What particularly struck me was
the ISBN for that book. The 10-digit ISBN is 1-85723-229-1. The 13-digit
one is 978-1857 23-229-5. [Just after I had come back from Hut 3 after
getting the exact ISBNs from the book, Jenny told me the breadmaker had
just beeped. The bread was ready – at 6.00 exactly on the cooker, the
Armageddon Code. The kitchen clock showed 11.17 am. Since 1988, 229 has
been the principal Code for the End of the World. (NB: ADD IN 459 – CNs
334/612 – 26/9/7 – Add FN)]
The first painting in that Judgement Triptych by John Martin is called
Great Day of His Wrath. It well illustrates the consequences of an
asteroid impact with the earth, long before such impacts were imagined….
So, am I making connections where there are none? Or am I seeing threads
that God put there for us to find, to see the truth behind the lies that
all politicians, and most priests, tell?
The most dangerous politicians are the ones with the most power and they
don’t come any more dangerous than George Bush. In the run-up to the new
Millennium, one born-again Christian wrote a novel where the President of
the United States was a consummate force for evil in the End Times. Well,
on the eve of the new Millennium, he was proved right. Look who was
elected in 2000 and look what happened in 2001!
So, next 9/11, on the seventh anniversary, ask if it is wise for America once again
to put two fingers up to God….
A few brave Americans have dared to question
the ‘truth’ preferred by the sheep, as put out by the 1984-style ‘Ministry
of Truth’, aka most of the American media. Professor Ward Churchill of the
University of Colorado wrote a book Some People Push Back – On the Dangers
of Roosting Chickens. He dared to suggest that America had reaped what it
had sown with its unjust and self-seeking foreign policies since World War
II. He was sacked from his job. Such is the reality of freedom of speech,
freedom of ideas in the so-called ‘land of the free and home of the
brave’. It is just another myth, well embroidered, like the Exodus of the
‘chosen people’. If the Exodus was an historical event, why could the
chroniclers not even manage to record the name of Pharaoh? They managed it
with Shishak! It is just another Biblical Enigma.
The moon Iapetus is named after a Titan, the father of Prometheus.
Prometheus gave men fire, linked to nuclear power, one of only two
elements between hydrogen and uranium which do not exist on earth,
Prometheum, No. 61, is to be found only in the decay products of an atomic
pile. Technetium is the other gap, at 43. All the moons of Saturn are
named after the Titans who, with Cronos, fought a ten year war in Thessaly
against Zeus and the gods of Olympus. Zeus won and the Titans were
banished to an island far to the west. Atlas was condemned to carry the
world on his shoulders (model in my study – IMAGE). These are all myths,
exactly on a par with the Jewish myths of the Old Testament.
Unfortunately, for some reason, most Christians take Jewish myths to be
historically true but, not Greek ones. Is Moses and the burning bush and
the creation of the tablets of the Ten Commandments out of fresh air any
more factual a story than the myth of the Minotaur? Are they both not
tales which are, at best, very heavily embroidered, that is if either has
any basis in truth at all?
The name Saturn derives from the Greek Satos, meaning ‘sown’. Saturn was
an ancient Mediterranean god of agriculture who came later to be
associated with Cronos, who travelled on to Italy after he was deposed by
Zeus. His temple in Rome was consecrated in 497 BC. Saturnalia, his
festival, was celebrated on 17th December. (Note: Eric’s Vision – 17th
From the 4th century, Saturnalia was celebrated on New Year’s Day. And to
mark the first day of the new millennium, New Millennium Day, there was,
quite uncharacteristically, an inspired piece of programme scheduling. NZ
TV2 broadcast the film 2001 - A Space Odyssey
on New Year’s Day, 1st January 2001. And 2001 was to be a year which produced
events which have very much changed our world for the worse. These events
have dramatically increased the pace to Armageddon. But the Sentinel of
Eternity knew exactly what was to come. The prophecy elements in
The Four Jigsaws are quite conclusive in that regard.
But there is far, far more, as will be discovered from reading Volumes 3
and 4 of Fragments of an Outer Mind.
Volume 3 is Kismet and the Key to Space and
Time, Volume 4 is Grave
Expectations. These books show clearly how God weaves His
warnings so strongly in our world of today, in its Last Days. He gave
another sign in the sky, with the eclipse of the moon on 28th August.
Joel 2.31: The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood
before the great and terrible day of the Lord comes.
In an eclipse of the moon, only light refracted by the earth’s atmosphere
reaches the moon’s disc which, as a result, looks dull and reddish. My
photographs on a longer exposure show it hanging in the sky, a red disc,
looking for all the world like Mars, the red planet with its God of War
connection, amongst the white stars.
By coincidence, 28th August is Armageddon Day to the east of the dateline
in The Nostradamus Inheritance. That is another inspired novel, with so
many cross-connections into the Webs of Destiny. Full eclipses of the moon
are rare. The last one visible in New Zealand was on 16th August 2000, Day
229 of the year. Remember Code 229? It is the Code for the End Times. The
coincidence of 229 is at the heart of the film,
And then there was the precision of the Hand of Artenn, the end of the
rainbow at power pole number 2228 at 5.57 pm on the 6th anniversary of
9/11. Am I choosing to pick out signals in the noise that suit me? Or am I
detecting a real signal in the apparently random noise of world events?
The signal to noise ratio was a problem I struggled with in 1971 and 1972
as I tried to detect a photo-electron signal from inorganic halides at
high temperatures. But as time goes by, it becomes ever clearer to me that
the situation now is much more akin to that of SnCl2 than CdCl2. The
signals are very strong, way above the random noise. They are just too
clear, too repetitive. It has to be design. There is a Hand at the end of
that key, not a string tied to a blind operating the transmitter key at
the vagaries of the wind.
There were many other strange cross-connections between September 2006 and
September 2007, with so many coincidences re-emphasising Saturn, 2001 and
Arthur C. Clarke, one year on. These, together with the events of 2006,
form part of Volume 5 of Fragments of An Outer
Mind – The Two Final Frontiers. This brings us back to
another connection, the link between death and space. Were the Ancient
Egyptians once again really closer to the truth than the technological,
unfeeling robot which is more and more the nature of the modern man and
Are you really sure that these incredible coincidences are all just random
chance? Or is it just that you dare not face the only alternative
possibility, that it is all Design? If so, there must be a Designer, the
real Sentinel of Eternity, the One who sees through time, but it outside
I had barely finished my first edit of this article when a whole new
sequence of meaningful coincidences began. These will be found in Biblical
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