Sunday, April 8, 2012

50-year old TV show hints at Satanism-Ripper connection

This evening, I stumbled onto a 50th anniversary airing (on Ishtar Day, no less) of  Thriller's "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" episode (which can be found here), which first ran on 4/11/1961 (i.e. 44 11 11 96). It consisted of an hour of dropping hints of connections between the Ripper and organized Satanism, which I surmise is a "hard-core" offshoot of the Cult of Isis (Ishtar). At the time of the original broadcast, its mass-recruitment phase was probably just taking off in the US.

While writing this entry, a new perspective on converting "Jack the Ripper" into numbers occurred to me, and it just so happened to yield some tantalizing results.  Instead of simply converting the letters to their numerical equivalent and adding them, I placed them side by side to see if any interesting combinations existed.  For example, "Jack" becomes 10 1 3 11, or 11 3 11.  "Ripper" converts to 18 9 16 16 5 18, i.e. 9 9 16 16 23, i.e. 91616 23, i.e. 666 23, where 23 is interesting because (2+3)+(2x3)=11, and 2/3=0.666.  Perhaps I'm reading too much into it, but I doubt these patterns are coincidental.