Monday, August 1, 2016



Hello all my fine friends out there! Another beautiful but hot day here in the U.S.A. I hope and pray all is well with you readers. All i swell here in my little life too, just very busy with friends and family. We all do things together as well as separately. Often we leave hand written notes or text messages. Those texts are so handy, I love it!

Speaking of messages, have you ever heard of the Voynich Manuscript? The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated hand-written book in an unknown language. The vellum on which it is written has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century. The manuscript is named after Wilfred Voynich, a Polish book dealer who purchased the book in 1912. Though some of the pages are missing, around 240 remain. The text is written from left to right, and most of the pages have illustrations or diagrams. The majority of the illustrations are of plants and it seems the book was made as a recording of their medicinal uses. The back of the book however, does contain star charts and zodiacs. Some pages are foldable sheets and expand to double or quadruple in size. The most interesting thing about this book is that the language it is written in has, to date, been undecipherable. 

There are several theories about this book writings. Some believe that the “words” are actually codes to be looked up in a dictionary or other such type of codebook. However the length of the book makes this theory doubtful.

Others believe that the text is mostly meaningless but contains meaningful information hidden in inconspicuous details—e.g., the second letter of every word, or the number of letters in each line. This theory is called steganography

Still other researchers believe that the book contains constructed language. They believe that the basis of the script was a very primitive form of synthetic universal language. But such a thing is more systematic thus this theory is doubtful as well.

Researchers also believe the book was written in a natural language. “The linguistJ acques Guy once suggested that the Voynich manuscript text could be some little-known natural language, written in the plain with an invented alphabet. The word structure is similar to that of many language families of East and Central Asia, mainly Sino-Tibetan (Chinese, Tebetan, and Burmese), Austroasiatic (Vietnamese, Khmer, etc) and possibly Tai (Tai, Lao, etc.). In many of these languages, the words have only one syllable; and syllables have a rather rich structure, including tonal patterns.This theory has some historical plausibility. While those languages generally had native scripts, these were notoriously difficult for Western visitors. This difficulty motivated the invention of several phonetic scripts, mostly with Latin letters but sometimes with invented alphabets. Although the known examples are much later than the Voynich manuscript, history records hundreds of explorers and missionaries who could have done it—even before
a place where the manuscript has been retouched
Marco Polo’s thirteenth century journey, but especially after Vasci da Gama sailed the sea route to the Orient in 1499. The first page includes two large red symbols, which have been compared to a Chinese-style book titleThe main argument for this theory is that it is consistent with all statistical properties of the Voynich manuscript text which have been tested so far, including doubled and tripled words (which have been found to occur in Chinese and Vietnamese texts at roughly the same frequency as in the Voynich manuscript). It also explains the apparent lack of numerals and Western syntactic features (such as articles and 

copulas), and the general inscrutability of the illustrations. Another possible hint is two large red symbols on the first page, which have been compared to a Chinese-style book title, inverted and badly copied. Also, the apparent division of the year into 360 days (rather than 365 days), in groups of 15 and starting with Pisces, are features of the Chinese agriculture calendar (jie qi, 節氣). The main argument against the theory is the fact that no one (including scholars at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing) has been able to find any clear examples of Asian symbolism or Asian science in the illustrations.”1

Another natural language was proposed by linguist James R Child, expert in Indo-European languages. He believes “…the manuscript was written in a ‘hitherto unknown North Germanic dialect’. He identified in the manuscript a ‘skeletal syntax several elements of which are reminiscent of certain Germanic languages’, while the content itself is expressed using ‘a great deal of obscurity’.”Other natural languages researchers think the manuscript may have come from are; New Spain, Latin and Aztec.

Still other researchers believe the manuscript is a hoax but due to its detailed work, this is not a very popular belief. 

And then there are those who believe the manuscript was written by aliens and that the plants that are detailed are from their planet. This is almost laughable because the parchment is made out of goat skin and the outer covering out of calf skin. Drawing of many of the plants are recognizable as from the sunflower or thistle families. And  the zodiacs in the back of the book feature animals that are familiar such as fish, snakes, sheep and even a dragon, not to mention a castle!
Also there are a lot of people in the book, some even clothed in medieval garments. And there are lots of naked women and stars.

Now if you recall from previous blogs written about the advance technology of ancient man, these people are talented and smart. There were approximately 78 languages after the split and many more developed after that. It is only logical that of the 78 some went extinct and some became altered to drastically different tongues. The most reasonable explanation for the book is that it was written in an archaic form of literature and language from our very own ancestors. 

The people that want to believe this manuscript is from an alien society are blind and lost. And promote the whole alien theory. Anything to bring aliens into the picture, like my friend David said, so when the rapture occurs, they will be justified that aliens did it.

Until next week, God bless and take care,
Willow Dressel


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