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Georgia Guidestones bombing culprit still a mystery one year on

By T.K. Randall
July 8, 2023 · Comment icon 17 comments

Who bombed the Guidestones ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 4.0 Quentin Melson
The mysterious Stonehenge-like structure was completely destroyed when an unknown individual blew it up with a bomb last year.
Originally constructed in 1980 at a cost of $100,000, the stones were often referred to as the "American Stonehenge" and were thought to serve as some form of foundational reference intended for the survivors of an unspecified apocalyptic event at some point in the future.

The man who commissioned the structure was known only by a pseudonym - Robert C. Christian - who claimed to represent "a small group of loyal Americans".

Over the years, however, some people came to perceive the stones as 'Satanic' in nature, prompting anonymous individuals to vandalize and deface them.

This came to a head on the morning of July 6th, 2022 when an unknown individual was caught on CCTV planting some sort of explosive device on the stones before driving away.
A few seconds later, a tremendous explosion blew a large part of the monument to smithereens.

The remaining sections were later demolished as well due to safety concerns.

Exactly who was responsible for the attack, however, still remains a total mystery, with authorities seemingly no closer to identifying the culprit some twelve months later.

As things stand, it seems possible that the person responsible for the bombing is likely to remain just as mysterious as the stones themselves.

Source: Fox 5 Atlanta | Comments (17)

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Comment icon #8 Posted by and-then 1 year ago
Always a safe bet!
Comment icon #9 Posted by and-then 1 year ago
Is there any entity in church or government that isn't trying to control us?  The biggest difference is that religious control is a voluntary act.  Between the two, one is more about convincing people to follow a given path versus a power structure that is all about compulsion.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Kenemet 1 year ago
Not really. You say that from the position of someone who isn't/wasn't a slave or a conquered people and as an adult with a degree of personal freedom.  Religion is used to control and shape the behavior of children, who have no control over it.  It's also used to shape and control the behavior of women ("women, submit to your husbands", hajib laws, laws about women polluting the world when they have their period, etc, etc) and of groups.
Comment icon #11 Posted by XenoFish 1 year ago
Oh please. At some point in time everyone screwed everyone over. 
Comment icon #12 Posted by Robotic Jew 1 year ago
This. Somebody probably spurred on by a right wing nut-job political candidate whose ACTUAL slogan was "Jesus, Guns, Babies"
Comment icon #13 Posted by Kenemet 1 year ago
To some degree or another.  However, I think my point stands that religion is hardly free from this sort of control - and in fact is rather hard-wired into it in many cases.
Comment icon #14 Posted by XenoFish 1 year ago
I have no love for religion or politics. Both are mind viruses. 
Comment icon #15 Posted by Tatetopa 1 year ago
True enough.  But an organization does not have to screw over outsiders to achieve notoriety or infamy.  The Taliban  is one religious order that is not voluntary, at least for the females under its authority.  
Comment icon #16 Posted by ReadTheGreatControversyEGW 12 months ago
Comment icon #17 Posted by ReadTheGreatControversyEGW 12 months ago
Written on it, supposedly, as rule #1 - "Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature"  Seriously?!?! World has like 8 billion people right now 

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