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Sermon: The Sixth Empire

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Graelyn
Tzedakah
Aegis Militia
#41 - 2015-05-07 12:19:35 UTC
Sinjin Mokk wrote:
He is Amarrian.


Citation needed.

Cardinal Graelyn

Amarr Loyalist of the Year - YC113

Max Singularity
House Singularity
Sixth Empire
#42 - 2015-05-07 15:02:16 UTC
Sinjin Mokk wrote:


He is Amarrian.

I recently attended a discussion held between Max and some of the more prominent figures of the Amarr Bloc and what did I witness? I witnessed the Amarr Bloc behave like a mob of angry, petulant children. No decorum. No respect for a peer. Just whining and crying because "Max might take Providence away from us!"

They were more concerned about an imagined threat to power.

Don't get me wrong. There is a certain level of arrogance that comes with being Amarr. There is a certain amount that is appropriate when you build a Empire the size and breadth of Amarr; when you make it last as long. There is too, the confidence that comes with the faith that you are doing God's Work.

So why all the fear and snarkiness concerning a simple wheat farmer? A Holder, yes, but not a self-styled megalomaniac. A man who questions, not Faith, not Scripture, not God and not Empire, but only House Sarum? A man who professes the same love of Amarr and her people and seeks to make things better than they are?

Power. Wealth. And the protection of it, that's why the Amarr Bloc fears Max Singularity. They fear what he represents.

Considering the state of the Empire, considering the threats from without and within, considering the massive amounts of mismanagement and malfeasance over the past several years, perhaps they have good cause to fear Max. Max signifies change to us, the Capsuleer Bloc. Unlike the usual threats to the Empire, he advocates peace and protection and Law.

I, for one, will not follow this Emperor Max Singualrity IV, First of His Name.

But I have no reason to fear him, so I can be objective and not the least bit bratty concerning him. I look forward to hearing more. I look forward to learning his plans. Unlike the Amarr Bloc, I listened. He is not wrong. There is a storm coming. It's been brewing for years. Max is the weatherman, but to the Amarr Bloc, you would think he's the second coming of the Deceiver.

By God people, you are AMARR.

Act like it.



And as I walk through the waist high wheat fields of my estate... I water my crops with my tears that at least one man understands my words cast to voids like messages in a bottle. I ask for no followers and Sinjin Mokk, blessed be, even he heard this.

There is only one Amarr. Amarr Victor.

Harbinger of Faith His Holiness Maximilian Singularity VI, Pope of New Eden

First Champion House Kador (defeated) - #MagnateGate

Viceroy Interview & Apostle In Amarr

Cakzad Arcashiri
Arcashiri Family
#43 - 2015-05-07 15:22:27 UTC
Max is nothing but a heretic, supporting the independence of the Unbound ((I like that name)).

You will rave for awhile, but eventually you will be silenced.

"I give to you the destiny of Faith,

And you will bring its message to every planet of every star in the heavens:

Go forth, conquer in my Name, and reclaim that which I have given."

- The Scriptures, Book of Reclaiming 22:13

Max Singularity
House Singularity
Sixth Empire
#44 - 2015-05-07 15:33:53 UTC
You say it like it's dirty... yet another title given to thee...


Heritic

n. noun

1. A person who holds controversial opinions, especially one who publicly dissents from the officially accepted dogma of Jamyl Sarum.
2. A heretic is a proponent of any provocative belief or theory that is strongly at variance with established beliefs or customs.


All this childish talk. Should I engage thusly, "I know I am but what are you?" Nay I shan't.... for that is exactly the diversion the Sarumites want to focus on me and not the real issue at hand.

Hmmm... if it not be just and civil discourse of words that can't convey these communications, then what is left? Must it always come to lasers? The storm inches closer, the chill is upon thy forearm.

Harbinger of Faith His Holiness Maximilian Singularity VI, Pope of New Eden

First Champion House Kador (defeated) - #MagnateGate

Viceroy Interview & Apostle In Amarr

Claudia Osyn
Non-Hostile Target
Wild Geese.
#45 - 2015-05-07 15:48:50 UTC
Max Singularity wrote:
Must it always come to lasers?


I'm actually saddened by the fact you have to ask this, Max. It will always come to weapons when capsuleers are involved.

A little trust goes a long way. The less you use, the further you'll go.

Evi Polevhia
Chiranjivi
#46 - 2015-05-07 16:13:50 UTC
So some of Max's biggest supporters are Angels? Sheesh! Next you'll be telling me Nation loyalists form an integral part of the strongest Amarrian Militia force in New Eden. What's the cluster coming to?
Samira Kernher
Cail Avetatu
#47 - 2015-05-07 16:20:27 UTC  |  Edited by: Samira Kernher
Sinjin Mokk wrote:
No decorum. No respect for a peer.


He ceased being worthy of respect when he became a heretic and traitor.

Quote:
A man who questions, not Faith, not Scripture, not God and not Empire, but only House Sarum?


By questioning Her Imperial Majesty, he questions the Theology Council's decision to confirm her as Empress. By questioning Her Imperial Majesty, he questions the authority bestowed upon her by Scripture and thus questions Scripture. And by questioning Her Imperial Majesty, he questions the Voice of God and thus questions God.

But it's more than that. He has called for the end of the Reclaiming. The Reclaiming, the Destiny of Faith, God's Divine Mandate for Amarr. He has called for the end of this. Max Singularity does not simply question the Empress, he denies Scripture and he refuses God's Will. He claims to love God and Amarr, but his beliefs show clearly that he does not. He calls himself the Harbinger of Faith, but he has abandoned the Faith.

"The Theology Council hereby reaffirms the most ancient principle and doctrine of our faith, the word of the Empress is the word of God, the will of the Empress is the will of God. Let no man seek to shirk his obligations before God and His chosen representative in this world."
- Datna Jesebel, Principal Clerk of the Theology Council

Quote:
Unlike the usual threats to the Empire, he advocates peace and protection and Law.


He advocates none of those things. He is stirring unrest, ignoring traditions, and calling for the uprooting of lawful authority and divine mandates. He wants more power for capsuleers, monsters of destruction bound by neither morality nor laws and the cause of the greatest atrocities of the last decade. He is not an advocate of peace and law, he is an advocate of chaos and disorder.



Were it just him alone, there wouldn't be any threat. But he has an army of faithless capsuleers supporting him. What he represents is something bigger and more awful than simple heresy. What he represents is the capsuleer monster and its voracious hunger for more and more power.

He is right that a storm is coming. It is a vortex of evil, and he is helping it grow.
Markus Error
Her Majesty's Crown Corporation
#48 - 2015-05-07 16:33:17 UTC  |  Edited by: Markus Error
Pilot Polevhia, well...

We not only allow, but sanction and approve of nigh-immortal sociopaths flying around with immensely powerful ships, corporations, and alliances. We sanction open combat between proxy militias. The recognized governments entirely ignore the threat of Sansha's Nation (it would seem). Said governments also continue putting more sociopathic demigods into space. We regularly fight over things as trivial as a few extra planets or systems when there's resources enough for all. We spend more time bickering than trying to solve problems. International and intranational realpolitik seems neverending. And I just dropped my teacup.

So, to summarize, the cluster is likely coming to it's doom.

Edit // Ah, Pilot Kernher...

I see blind faith strike again. I put forth the opinion God needs to be questioned, as do the Amarr and the Scriptures.

Let us examine!

The Scriptures state the Amarr are the Chosen of God. Said Scriptures also state their divine duty to Reclaim (more aptly titled 'Claim') everything they can in His name. However...

The Sciptures also seem to describe God as loving and/or benevolent. And while suffering might be good for the soul, it does beg the question of why a loving God would demand that his Chosen cause pain, suffering, and the like... but only to others? Are the majority of the Amarr free of that whole shebang for any particular reason?

As to the Man Himself, I also query his existence. I get the whole proof-denies-faith-and-without-faith-he-is-nothing line, but I'm a person of science; if it cannot be observed or otherwise proven, it is unlikely to exist. All I've seen is a bunch of fanatics reading a book about a sky wizard who demands they conquer all. Before I can consider you might well be Chosen... I kinda need proof that a sky wizard exists to choose you in the first place.

/rant.

"If it cannot be shot the #### down, it can always be blown the #### up."

-Unknown

Max Singularity
House Singularity
Sixth Empire
#49 - 2015-05-07 16:44:34 UTC
Samira Kernher wrote:
He has called for the end of the Reclaiming. The Reclaiming, the Destiny of Faith, God's Divine Mandate for Amarr. He has called for the end of this.


This is true. Thank you for hearing at least this. For I ask thee... gaze upon the Sixth Empire rising. There is only one Amarr. The Capsuleers of the enlightened have recognized that Amarr is the best hope of humankind despite the poison on the throne. Independent Capsuleers from Caldari, Gallente, even... yes... even Minmatar are now rising to stand with... WITH... Amarr. What reclaiming in 300 years have done what a simple message of Love has done in 3 months.

REDEMPTION

My redemption has come.
Capsuleers once were scourge... are becoming good citizens of humankind... their redemption is at hand.

This is the Age of Redemption.

Inclusion of all our enemies to find the road to Amarr God is upon our doorstep. Reclaiming has only caused exclusion, greed, and corruption. Corruption of mind. Corruption of heart. Corruption of spirit and soul.

Redemption is the revolution you fear, for those that fear God, seek no Love of his heart.

Samira Kernher wrote:

He is stirring unrest, ignoring traditions, and calling for the uprooting of lawful authority and divine mandates.


You say unrest as if it is a bad thing. I call upon our deepest traditions as Holders to question as it has been for time remembered, what motivates thee I wonder. I advocate the legal and just (again must I say this over and over?) the rightful reign of serious doubt of confidence that others to timid of heart, to scared of profits, to sinful of public attention, would bring forth these questions.

Continue to focus on me, you are only doing your mistresses will, and this I understand. We need not agree for the drops of rain choose no friend when upon us they land. The mist is in the air... the rains are coming.

Harbinger of Faith His Holiness Maximilian Singularity VI, Pope of New Eden

First Champion House Kador (defeated) - #MagnateGate

Viceroy Interview & Apostle In Amarr

Merdaneth
Angel Wing.
#50 - 2015-05-07 16:46:10 UTC
Samira Kernher wrote:
Sinjin Mokk wrote:
No decorum. No respect for a peer.


He ceased being worthy of respect when he became a heretic and traitor.



I do not treat people with respect and decorum because of who they are, but because of who I am.

If you cannot uphold proper decorum in front of a certain individual, better to not to address that someone at all.

Poor manners reflect more upon oneself and less upon the one you address.
Tiberious Thessalonia
True Slave Foundations
Monyusaiya Industry Trade Group
#51 - 2015-05-07 16:46:39 UTC
Evi Polevhia wrote:
So some of Max's biggest supporters are Angels? Sheesh! Next you'll be telling me Nation loyalists form an integral part of the strongest Amarrian Militia force in New Eden. What's the cluster coming to?


Shocking!
Samira Kernher
Cail Avetatu
#52 - 2015-05-07 17:06:42 UTC
Max Singularity wrote:
This is true. Thank you for hearing at least this. For I ask thee... gaze upon the Sixth Empire rising. There is only one Amarr. The Capsuleers of the enlightened have recognized that Amarr is the best hope of humankind despite the poison on the throne. Independent Capsuleers from Caldari, Gallente, even... yes... even Minmatar are now rising to stand with... WITH... Amarr. What reclaiming in 300 years have done what a simple message of Love has done in 3 months.

REDEMPTION

My redemption has come.
Capsuleers once were scourge... are becoming good citizens of humankind... their redemption is at hand.

This is the Age of Redemption.

Inclusion of all our enemies to find the road to Amarr God is upon our doorstep. Reclaiming has only caused exclusion, greed, and corruption. Corruption of mind. Corruption of heart. Corruption of spirit and soul.

Redemption is the revolution you fear, for those that fear God, seek no Love of his heart.


The Reclaiming is redemption. It is God's Mercy for the fallen.

I am Minmatar. I was a slave. It is because of the Reclaiming that I am today a devoted servant of God. I worked for my redemption. My family and the families of trillions of other slaves have worked for it. Redemption is not given, it is earned, through the penance of deeds.

You call for sin to be ignored. You call for people to be allowed to commit evil and never suffer punishment for it. You call for a universe in which redemption is cheap.

The Reclaiming is God's Divine Mandate for Amarr. It is His Mercy. It is redemption.

Quote:
You say unrest as if it is a bad thing. I call upon our deepest traditions as Holders to question as it has been for time remembered, what motivates thee I wonder. I advocate the legal and just (again must I say this over and over?) the rightful reign of serious doubt of confidence that others to timid of heart, to scared of profits, to sinful of public attention, would bring forth these questions.


Unrest is a bad thing. It is not our place to question our betters. There is no legal and just way to doubt in the Voice of God. Her Imperial Majesty represents the Will of God.

Be Careful. Pure Thought is the Instigator of Sin.
Be Watchful. Free Thought is the Begetter of Disorder.
Be Respectful. Uniform Thought is the Way of Life.

- The Code of Demeanor
Samira Kernher
Cail Avetatu
#53 - 2015-05-07 17:19:07 UTC
Markus Error wrote:
The Sciptures also seem to describe God as loving and/or benevolent. And while suffering might be good for the soul, it does beg the question of why a loving God would demand that his Chosen cause pain, suffering, and the like... but only to others? Are the majority of the Amarr free of that whole shebang for any particular reason?


Because they did not abandon God as the rest of humanity did. Because they continued to live righteously. They proved their devotion already. Those Amarr that fail in this, those who engage in crime, or heresy, they lose their place as Chosen just as anyone else and must earn redemption again under slavery.

The rest of us come from people who abandoned God. The Gallente, the Caldari, the Minmatar, all our fallen peoples once were united in worship of God. But we spurned Him, we forgot Him. It is for that reason that we are punished. We do not even deserve a place in Heaven, but God in His great mercy gave us a chance to cleanse ourselves of our sins. That is the Reclaiming. It is redemption.
Tyrel Toov
Non-Hostile Target
Wild Geese.
#54 - 2015-05-07 17:22:07 UTC
Samira Kernher wrote:


The Reclaiming is redemption. It is God's Mercy for the fallen.


You can keep your god, his mercy, and your vaunted "redemption"
Samira Kernher wrote:
I am Minmatar.


No, you are not. You may have been, once, but you're less then that now.

I want to paint my ship Periwinkle.

Max Singularity
House Singularity
Sixth Empire
#55 - 2015-05-07 17:26:38 UTC
Samira Kernher wrote:
I am Minmatar. I was a slave. It is because of the Reclaiming that I am today a devoted servant of God.




It is only RESPECT for your personal space that I shall not reach out and give thee the biggest bear hug I can muster. Bless your heart!!! This brightened my dreary day.

Harbinger of Faith His Holiness Maximilian Singularity VI, Pope of New Eden

First Champion House Kador (defeated) - #MagnateGate

Viceroy Interview & Apostle In Amarr

Tabor Murn
RADIO RAMPAGE
Indecisive Certainty
#56 - 2015-05-07 17:34:44 UTC
Tyrel Toov wrote:

Samira Kernher wrote:
I am Minmatar.


No, you are not. You may have been, once, but you're less then that now.


And what of the Nefantar and Starmanir tribes that now make up part of our Republic?
Tyrel Toov
Non-Hostile Target
Wild Geese.
#57 - 2015-05-07 17:47:18 UTC
Tabor Murn wrote:
Tyrel Toov wrote:

Samira Kernher wrote:
I am Minmatar.


No, you are not. You may have been, once, but you're less then that now.


And what of the Nefantar and Starmanir tribes that now make up part of our Republic?

What of them?

I want to paint my ship Periwinkle.

Tabor Murn
RADIO RAMPAGE
Indecisive Certainty
#58 - 2015-05-07 18:18:35 UTC
Do you think of them as less than Minmatar?
Bagrat Skalski
Koinuun Kotei
#59 - 2015-05-07 18:19:56 UTC
People say they are afraid of changes.

But its always ongoing process.

People are in fact afraid of losing their illusions.

The Sixth empire is not an illusion.

Jamyl is. Her mind is an illusion, she is a tool, a tool of days past.

I believe only in Cold Wind, but sixth empire is real, and I can't deny this.
Tyrel Toov
Non-Hostile Target
Wild Geese.
#60 - 2015-05-07 18:28:56 UTC
Tabor Murn wrote:
Do you think of them as less than Minmatar?

Have they turned their backs on their tribes to follow the false god of a cult who delights in the destruction of all other cultures?

I want to paint my ship Periwinkle.