Cipher: (n). a secret or disguised way of writing; a code.
Over the years I have come to the conclusion that everything is a cipher.
Although some people put their confidence in Holy Books, those volumes themselves borrow so much from each other that one has to realize that the mortals who gathered the information and bound them were fully aware of the cipher that lay within.
If the words found in the Book of Genesis are as important as the words found in the Book of Revelation, then someone didn’t develop the story very well.
A certain amount of religious rhetoric, political punditry and “business blowhard” cries for the purity of the original idea.
But let’s be honest–Kentucky Fried Chicken no longer insists that it’s “finger-lickin’ good,” because most people don’t lick their fingers anymore.
More enlightened believers don’t demand that homosexuals be stoned because deeper ciphers within the Book warn us of the greater dangers of judging and throwing rocks.
And truthfully, believing that a bunch of people should get together sometime in December every four years to pick a President, who has already been voted on by the masses, must very soon be ridiculed back into the history books.
Life is a cipher.
Normally what may appear to be obvious at first needs to have additional information and time to reveal the richer hidden meaning.