“The idea of heaven is Christianity’s way of creating hell on earth.” Marilyn Manson

“Hell does not exist – what exists is the disappearance of sinful souls.” Pope Francis

Evil malingers around humankind, and has, since the moment the serpent beguiled Eve, but today it is manifest and walks among us.

Corrupted Culture

We exist in a fallen world and live in a failing country.  Sub rosa cultures, aggressively adopted by leftist relativists and their mainstream media cohorts are corrosive, dark religions previously relegated to inner urban American dystopia now infiltrating suburbia, the Christian Church and your home.

In 1989 and 1990 the rave culture immigrated from London and Tokyo to San Francisco and New York.  A few years previous, Goth darkened the grunge world with the emergence of Trent Reznor and Marilyn Manson.  Marilyn Manson, the preacher’s kid who contracted for fame through demonic brokerage and stated “I want to end Christianity through music.”

The gay community continues to pump death-sewage in the form of “pride” parades and the demonically ubiquitous Folsom Street Fair.

With the premiere of network television and cable programming like True Blood and Salem, Hollywood dropped the final facade of decency.  In late 2012, the Luciferian Cabal in Los Angeles ripped off the last layer of Brady Bunch latex and showed the world the real reptilian content that rules the media Mecca and always has.

Preeminent Demon-TV Network, Showtime, offers Sex Devil, Penny Dreadful and Lucifer.  Your kids and grandkids are not only absorbing such rawly debased deception; they are allowing the slow kill of five decades of controlled conditioning to normalize that which until recently was flatly refuted by a formerly decent society.

Praising A Fiery Destiny

Drudge Report featured a headline that states, “Burning Man Sells Out in 30 Minutes.”  The massive satanic conclave that fronts as an EDM (electronic dance music) experience and art festival convenes at the Neo-Necropolis known for a few weeks each summer as “Black Rock City.”  Today, the San Jose Mercury News reported that in under thirty minutes, Burning Man promoters sold 26,000 tickets at $425 apiece.  That totals 11 million, fifty-thousand dollars, or $6,138.88 per second.  Tickets sales nearly crashed Twitter.

Satan delights in the anti-stewardship of God’s fallen children spending their rent and grocery money on debauchery that marks yet another pagan whistle-stop on the Highway to Hell.  Please note that the video to the infamous AC/DC Beelzebub ballad is linked so that should you choose you can witness the singular, undulating mass that 50,000 hellish harmonically hypnotized humans become as they scream their ultimate destination, failing the most critical task of life; to come under the saving blood of Jesus Christ.

Drudge Report struck again with a piece about a new art installation that just landed in our nations capitol, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.  Burning Man is a particularly troublesome event that exemplifies the enormous chasm that is the manner in which Christians and nonbelievers interpret the exact same thing.  To the vast majority of the lost, Burning Man is a creative juggernaut, a living art gallery and one heckuva party.  However to those who have been lost in the rave culture and come through a Damascus moment, it is clearly an assembly of officers in Satan’s Legion who influence the lost to participate in a neopagan orgiastic dope fueled frenzy.

Black Rock City, Burning Man, Nevada:

The location of the annual Burning Man event, Black Rock City, is in Northern Nevada, a bumpy dusty ride from Reno.  It is not a city in the chartered, municipal sense of the word.  It is more like a quasi-Old Testament gathering of nomadic tribes from all over the world.  A quick glimpse at the number of YouTube channels that are wholly dedicated to the event indicate that it has become akin to a pilgrimage for those who are lost in the depths of The Enemy’s darkness.

The Haj, Mecca, Saudi Arabia:

Black Rock City reminds my discerning mind of Mecca.  The respective locations in Nevada and Saudi Arabia do not necessarily have anything to do with each other…except they were created by the same architect.  The Devil.

Sojourners who hop a plane from Perth or Seoul in search of the ultimate party are stumbling down a life-path that leads to the exact same terrifying fate as awaits every Muslim, making the once-in-a-lifetime-mandated Haj.  As demonstrated above, the aerial optics of the two points on Hades’ Atlas are disturbingly similar in the bizarre centrifugal shape that relates to ancient witchcraft symbolism.

Axis-Mundi or “the Keyhole”

Every year at Burning Man, there are two locations within the enormous event that every party goer regards as scared, although most have no idea why.

Upon entering the event, in order to complete the journey that is in essence an entirely spiritual undertaking, one must pass through the Axis-Mundi, or the keyhole as it is referred to colloquially.  In her book, Theater In A Crowded Fire, author, Lee Gilmore writes the following:

“The placement of the Man at the BRC’s center readily evokes what historian of religion Mircea Eliade called the axis mundi-a symbolic manifestation of the sacred center of the cosmos and the location of hierophany-the eruption of the sacred into the profane world.”

Bible believing Christians should immediately realize that when examining this event, “the eruption of the sacred” is the exact antithesis of the Biblical definition of “sacred.”  Words matter.  Upon passage through the Axis-Mundi, every single one of God’s individual creations have willingly placed themselves into an epicenter of demonology as potent as the ominous black structure that millions of Muslims encircle annually.

The Temple of Care and the Immolating Effigy

Once inside the keyhole, the next stop is The Temple (noted by different names, annually, as the temple changes every year) is built by master craftspersons who spend as much as two weeks building the admittedly breathtaking wooden structures.  The first temple was erected in 2000 by David Best and Jack Haye who created the Temple of the Mind.

The basic idea behind the various temples is that attendees are encouraged to bring their worldly cares: post mortem grief, failed relationships, gender confusion, addiction issues, (the list is as varied as the 70,000 rave-school alumni who pass through) into the temple and leave it there; ostensibly to free oneself from anything that is unresolved and could likely instigate a “bad trip.”

On the second to last night of every Burning Man, the temple is ignited after sunset and a wild party, straight out of ancient Babylon or Canaan ensues.  A writhing, psychedelic beastial orgy pumps through the inky Nevada night until the temple is mere embers, casting a lake of fire complexion across the freakish faces and dilated pupils of all present.

As the name implies, the point behind Burning Man is to…burn the man.  On the last night of the event, 70,000 drug addled sheep who cannot recognize the still small voice of the Good Shepherd, congregate around a 25-30 foot construct of that year’s plywood, pine and oak timbers that are cleverly banged together to resemble a man.  The three story effigy ignites quickly and they are designed to undulate and writhe, to dance, as the flames roar through the seasoned lumber.  The difference is that as the man burns, there is absolute silence.

It Gets Real, Too Real

The rumors, the urban legend, is in fact no legend at all; but rather an incredibly heart breaking fact.  Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41 years old, suspected of dealing with the mother of bad acid trips, ran straight into the inferno.  He ended his life in front of 50,000 horrified people from all over the world.  A firefighter tried to rescue him and was gravely injured.

Mitchell broke through a human chain of park rangers and law enforcement and sprinted intensely fast into a 2000 degree conflagration.  He ran into the fire.  Fire.  Permanent.  Eternal.  A hopeless death-istence where pain and fear know no limit and God is nowhere to be found.

The self inflicted murder victim was born and raised in Oklahoma but lived in Switzerland.  No one knows what motivated this man who lived, cared for himself over the course of four decades: ate, slept, had family and friends but died alone at the UC Davis Burn Unit on September 4, 2017.  Did the Principality that maintains dominion over this hell on earth event overcome Aaron’s spirit?  Only The Lord knows.

Incredibly, people who witnessed the self immolation, the demonic destruction of a man who was created fiercely in the image of God, people close enough to hear his final screams, bought tickets for 2018 as soon as they went on sale.

Burning Man is so much more than an art festival or even a multi day drug binge.  It is a celebration of the primary characteristic of Satan and the commodity that he deals in: murder and death.

And whereas Mr Mitchell would have given anything he ever possessed or ever dreamed of to retract his final sprint into eternity, we know from the story of Lazarus and The Rich Man that a great chasm exists between hell and Abraham’s bosom.  We are taught in the Book of Luke that not even a drop of water or the most sincere warning to the living imaginable can pass through that supernatural chasm.

Please note: I believe in a great, sovereign, mighty God who, in His absolute sovereignty, has unbounded love, mercy and grace that is renewed afresh daily.  I am in no way positioning myself as the judge of, or over, Aaron Mitchell’s soul.  I am merely the writer, the conveyor of this information.  He was air lifted to UC Davis and died upon arrival.  Whereas his last act on the earth was murder, the murder of himself, we know that Jesus forgave the thief in his last second of life because the thief called out to Jesus and acknowledged Him as The Christ and Savior.

No one reading this knows for certain what occurred between Aaron Mitchell and Jesus Christ through the final breaths that his melted lungs tried to breathe.  What we do know is that the Word of God is inerrant.  We know that Jesus Christ came to save us.  Every one of us.  We know that we do not possess the right to take our lives because we did not give life to ourselves.  This is critical baseline knowledge: God owns your life.  It is He who is supposed to determine your final second on this earth.

Monsters Among Us

Throughout 2013, Marcus Samuel was a regular guest on The Hagmann Report.  Brother Marcus (as he was known to millions) was truly a unique man, committed to a mission much greater than himself.  The battle space that God placed Brother Marcus in was the Pine Ridge Reservation, in South Dakota.  It was in South Dakota, on Pine Ridge Reservation that Brother Marcus and his (adopted) son, Curtis Horse ministered in the land of sweat lodges and “Sun Dances.”  Often their evangelistic efforts crashed head first into the age-old demons who have contractual dominion over the Rez.

Pine Ridge is home to the Lakota-Sioux Nation and all of the esoteric spiritual practices that date back countless generations therein.  It was from the regular Hagmann Report appearances that featured Brother Marcus and Curtis Horse that many first heard of demonic manifestations making themselves visible in the terrestrial 3-D world.  Throughout 2013, callers checked in regularly with personal stories of seeing things in dark corners, through bedroom windows and even walking city streets.

Body Modification

In Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and most of the other urban epicenters you need not look far to see that once normal looking human beings are willingly altering themselves to a frightening point; appearing like monsters and undoubtedly sending little children scampering away in tears.

In the early 1990’s, American Culture took a hit that appeared to be a fly by night trend but in fact, the trend manifested and it is now more popular than ever.  It started with tattoos.  Through the early 1990’s tattoos were primarily the purview of military guys, bikers, gangsters and ex cons.  But the rave scene, along with the rise of snowboarding and the multi platinum careers of bands like: Stone Temple Pilots, Sound Garden and Nirvana drove thousands of untouched Americans to the tattoo parlor.  And they took their girlfriends.  Who got inked too.

Body piercing soon supplanted merely getting inked as the popular signal to demonstrate that an individual is not part of society as a whole.

In life, everyone suffers a period of rebelliousness.  Young men and women may handle the need to determine their identities differently but there are commonalities: voting uber liberal, antagonizing parents into no win arguments at Thanksgiving, dressing against the current mainstream trend, dating someone who is clearly outside of the families’ “norm.”

Having lived in San Francisco in 1995-1997, I offer an observation as to how the aforementioned state of rebellion devolves further into a desire to slowly employ plastic surgery and reconstructive dentistry to alter oneself into something so frightening, at first blush we appear to share being bipedal and not much more.

99.9% of urban culture serves Satan.  Regardless of whether you prefer copious amounts of weed alongside old Bob Marley and Peter Tosh tunes, or you have capitulated into the dark recesses of the most outwardly worshipping bands, prostrate before Satan; if you are in a path that drives you away from God, you are following your daddy.  Satan.

Loneliness drives an enormous amount of the motivation that goads individuals into the costly altering of their faces and bodies that God gave them.  Satan stands as a consistent, constant accuser of the brethren.  He also roams the planet, as a lion, seeking whom he may destroy.  At some point in the lives of those who massively alter their appearance to mimic the pagan masks that are carved, worldwide, to represent the little “g” gods, at some point they subconsciously determined to make themselves appear like the power or principality that has a contract over their souls and thus over the daily activities.

Am I saying that all of these individuals are demon possessed?  No.  Am I suggesting that all of the “body-mod” pursuers are demon oppressed?  Yes.  I suggest that they are oppressed because they succumbed to one (or more) of the ancient, powerful weapons that The Enemy uses against God’s children: low self esteem, neurosis, low self worth, self loathing and plain old loneliness. 

But who does this to a fellow human being?  Is this legal?  And off so, who is profiting by altering an individual “made fiercely in the image of God?”

Plastic surgeons all over the country are performing the top eight hottest body modifications: tight lacing, pointed ears, subdermal implant, earlobe gouging, tongue splitting, corset piercing, scarification and Corneal (eyeball) tattoos.

Many, if not most of you are thoroughly horrified and for that I apologize.  However, many readers of this article have a child or grandchild who came home at Easter and announced that they got tickets to Burning Man.  How many parents recoiled at their daughter when she demonstrated her first tattoo and said, “C’mon mom.  It’s not like it’s even in the Bible or anything.”  Some of you may have prayed extra hard for your son when he began spacing his earlobes.

There are Social Justice Monsters among us, everywhere.  They are the result of thirty years of parenting by popularity.  They are the result of the multi generational lies taught as truth in what used to be known as public school.  With your own eyes you have read the most horrific end result of what happens to a lost soul who makes his way to Black Rock City.  You have seen that a cottage industry has arisen and is making very good money to alter the faces of the little boys and little girls; the same faces that years earlier were the most precious thing that their parent had ever looked upon.

The End of the Age is near.  So near.  Pray the blood of Jesus Christ over your family and be ever vigilant when you witness those you know and love begin to show signs of withdrawal into dark places.  Most assuredly, those dark places are inhabited by others and those dark places are managed by the boastful, prideful light that God Almighty cast from heaven and who now demonstrates his hatred of God by vandalizing The Lord’s greatest love, His children.





As heard on The Hagmann Report


  1. It’s as if these people are screaming louder than ever.
    1. Does anyone notice me??? They want love.
    2. Stay away from me. Because I don’t want to be rejected.

    How does a Christian encounter one of these people?
    I want to give them a big hug and tell them of Christ’s love for them but at the same time they put themselves in such a state of affairs that their decisions have alienated them from any semblance of a normal life. At the core of their being they themselves would say, I can’t go back, look at what I have done.

    It’s all possible with God! I want to see that miracle!

  2. Great article, Jon. Sad, but true and Christians need to know about this stuff. I didn’t know much about Burning Man until last year when the man ran into the fire – then I knew that it was a place that the devil occupied. How sad that so many people are looking for love and acceptance and all they have to do is look to Jesus. It is so easy. Thanks for writing the article. I’m gonna share.

  3. Scott:
    Wow! I did it think of that angle as I penned this piece.

    “Look at me. Look at what I’ve done to me.” Then a whole band of demons babble “God won’t take you. Look at you!”

  4. Excellent article. In today’s society, it would seem that the only people that have any “shockability” left are Christians and people over 70 years old.
    It’s not a game, it’s not entertainment. It is a battle for our souls. Unless God intervenes in some way, it will only get worse. The “whole creation” groans and longs for Jesus to come back. We have to get busy pulling lost souls out of the fire.

  5. Wow, it looks like a decline of a civilization . It is so bizarre and scary looking people ,it is like a worst horror show has come to life.
    Must stem for a very deep, self hate or it is stems from evil.

    People with tattoos are really at risk the ink migrates to their lymph nodes which is part of the immune system and if they suspect cancer of the nodes Instead of just a simple
    biopsy now the entire lymph nodes must be removed. and sent to the lab to be checked. It is like losing part of your immune system for the rest of your life. For that reason alone it should not be allowed, I doubt if most of those tattooed kids understand the risks. .

    No wonder the Vatican is saying they are doing more exorcisms than ever in their history. Vatican is training many more of their priest to do them.

  6. I find it unnerving seeing the constant repetition that just because something was taught or told to the population, most ppl will believe it. I find this theme stated OVER and OVER, in MSM and the “independent” media and it makes no sense to me. I don’t know anyone who gives the MSM or the govt lies a moment of their time, so to whom can you point to that are actually these open mouth farm animals?

    Maybe if you say it often enough people will believe ppl because they were told by the MSM or govt, they will believe it? Come on.

    If you see it on TV, it’s so rare as to almost not exist. When did you start to see pedo transexuals but on cable and now Roseanne. They are promoting an idea or fringe or subversive act or behavior. Get a grip, take a walk outside and see the regular people that ain’t so dumb or ignorant as you are led to believe by the very MSM and govt that are proven liars to begin with…very strange position.

  7. Does the Bible not say that demons go off into the arid places? I lived in Vegas for many years and it was the worst time of my life. I thank God that I got out with my life

  8. I know the pain in the lies. Haight Ashbury was my home. Wandered
    Into waves of Raves but still I was alone. Then one day i found the Way the Truth and the light. Now i am brand new. His Love is forever.

  9. So what are you Jon and Joe so furious about? Is it because your religion doesn’t know how to stop this craziness or are you admitting it has failed miserably in its attempts to keep humans on the straight and narrow. You pick out the worst examples of humanity to substantiate your position as if to say, Look, Look, Look, see, the world is falling apart. You have heard the story of Chicken Little. Well you come off just about the same. Yes I also believe that those humans mentioned are sick, but to each his own as the saying goes. Why does this give such apoplexy, or is it that you Jon were tasked with writing something to try and sway your religious brethren to come back to the church through this fear mongering spiel?

  10. great i am gonna introduce my 13 yr old grand daughter to these pictures, because frist piercing ears and then eye then lip and tongue and then goes more follow the crowd,

  11. The average thumper is only interested in singing songs and mindlessly quoting scripture and nothing more.

  12. Jon, here’s something I’ve been thinking about for a few months now, see if you agree. Heavenly Father could have literally used Satan the old seperant to prove to the unknowing of our Great Creators existence. For those who say “oh sure, the white bearded man in the sky” and are at the same time perplex by this sprawling out of control culture, most likely ask themselves what’s going on here.
    Seems pretty obvious even when ones self will try and deny just a hint of good vs. evil. You can’t have one without the other.
    The dawn of awakening is here and now. Trust me when I say for some who don’t believe there will be no way they can deny the farther down the sewer thousands of people go.
    Thank you for all you do for our Lord and Saviour. Wearing the armor of God isn’t easy in this fallen world, but he’s counting on us to win the battle, even if it’s just one soul we save from destruction. Good Bless!

  13. I would gladly take the troll comment on…except it’s incoherent.

    Thank you for your thoughts, comments & insights, everyone.

    There is one thing that I can refute. No one tasks me with writing anything. I write whatever I choose to and this topic was not a cake walk.

  14. I guess your safe behind all the choice’s you’ve made from a place of fear. Fear of not being able to confront evil is’nt strength. we are all born knowing nothing to parents born knowing nothing. Now what kind of chance do any of us have at getting things right the first time or even right away?.. you hide behind fear, and I say that’s cowardice. Jesus would walk right into burning man and talk to people because he knew right from wrong and had the strength to swim the tide’s and save the drowning.. You have know idea the shit hole families and situations peoples have had to crawl out of in this life, that they had no control over and were subjected too, and the challenges they had to over come that would wad you up and throw you away..You can have a tattoo and like music and still be a good person to everyone you meet. I think a lot of people are guilty of judging people before they know anything about them and to me that’s whats wrong with your position..These are rebels against the corrupt Babylon system witch you support wholly by voting and paying tax’s and doing nothing when they create law’s that deprive peoples of the free will god gave them. Jesus loathed the authority system you support today and rebelled against it.. To be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society, is no sign of good mental and spiritual health. how can you not see your ugly wortz. Judge not, that ye be not judged.

  15. Slim: your comments are asinine. You know NOTHING of who I am, my upbringing or the fact that I used to party with the creator of Burning Man the year before he lost his girl and created the party. And to suggest I am part of the Babylon system? 99% of theHagmann audience are snickering at your ignorance. I’m sooo deep in the “Babylon system” that I’m under IRS scrutiny every year and it takes me three screenings to board a Southwest domestic flight. I will leave your comment up, but you know nothing of me, my background or experiences. In fact, you sound like the exact type of person I hung with, trying to outdo on the “hipster meter” in the 90’s. The exact type person who no longer holds station in my life and the exact type person I was referring to when I wrote “they are lost and cannot hear the voice of the Good Shepard “….you don’t have to like me, brother. Or my writing. Because it is not I to whom you will answer. The sanctity of your soul is the most important decision and action that you will make through your life-journey. There is only one way, through Jesus, and I sincerely pray that you humble yourself and find it. The only other option is so horrific as to defy description. Take a few deep breaths. Drink a glass of water. Read the Book of John. Hope to see you on the other side.

  16. Thank you for this article, Jon! I’ve been following Burning Man for several years and remember being horrified when I read about poor Aaron Mitchell last year. And the piercings– many people do not have a clue that tats and piercings have a powerful spiritual component that digs deeper into people than the needles. This article reminds me I need to live my faith out loud and in living color.
    I need to always be ready to give an account for the hope that is within me, with gentleness, as Peter says.

  17. Jon, well done, informative piece. It isn’t objective… but let’s all be honest with each other: what’s commonly known as the “news” is naught more than thinly veiled PROPAGANDA.

    I don’t believe many of the detractors read a single bloody word; they merely scanned the images and hastily jumped Fonzie jumping the shark. You’d all do well to at least SELAH. No, I won’t translate; if you don’t bloody know what it means, look it up!

    The author escaped a hell none of you dilettantes would survive; where slovenly reprobates rule over their eternally lubricated upholstery; where starlets NEVER SAY NO. “What do you mean you’re tired? You’re tired when I say you ate! Now get over here…” and so on. Are you even aware as to how Hollywood got its name?!?

    Jon KNOWS.

    You should hear him tell that story.

  18. Good article Jon. Those that have eyes that can’t see and ears that can’t hear remain the same. We need to pray for them. Keep up the great work. I love the Hagmann Daily Show and want to add that Joe is amazing. Much wisdom and common sense in a person his age is rare. Thanks for all the great stuff you all put out there. I’m a loyal listener and download to my ipod daily. God bless you all!

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