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ZetaTalk: Potter's Wheel
written Dec 18, 2004

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard.
Isaiah 24:20
Forsooth, the land turns round as does a potter’s wheel.
Egyptian Papyrus: 2:8

Where previously in accord with the polar wobble in November and early December, with the N Pole forming a Figure 8 during the day, creating a Sunrise too far North in Europe then moving to a sunset too far South over the Americas, by mid December this seems to have changed. Erratic movements, contrary to what is expected are reported, with things switching about from day to day. Is this the drunken lurch the Bible predicts will occur?

Humans are familiar with spinning tops, the child’s toy, a ball set to twirling around on a needle point. Given a strong rotational impetus, they hold upright, and do not tip over until drag causes the toy to slow down, but while slowing to a stop and falling to one side, the top develops a distinct wobble. The reasons for this can hardly be in dispute. The top is not evenly balanced, even when appearing to be upright and poised on a needle point. It is the rotation that maintains this appearance, as any lopsided weight or drag on the ball portion of the top is distributed evenly and quickly on all sides. When the top starts to slow down, this distribution is delayed, and leaning to the side starts. The heavy part of the ball is slung to the side but as the rotation of the top brings this to the opposite side of the ball, there is a lurch of the top to that direction. The top is seen, while still spinning, lurching from one side to the other, until this lean is accentuated enough, and the rotation of the top slow enough, that the top simply falls over on its side.

The analogy, of the death of a spinning top, equates to the description of what an Egyptian scribe recorded during the last pole shift, during the time of the Jewish Exodus. Clay on a potter’s wheel is lopsided from the start, and as the potter starts to molds it, it is seen reeling around from one side of the wheel to the other. What was that scribe seeing, for this description to apply? He was not seeing the Sun too far to South on a regular basis, morning and night. That would have inspired a statement akin to ‘Forsooth, the Sun hides in the South’. He was not seeing the Sun crossing at an odd angle on a regular basis, from morning to night. That would have inspired a statement akin to ‘Forsooth, the Sun retires early as it has risen early’. For the Earth to be predicted, in the Bible, to reel like a drunkard, this is a noticeable effect, during a short period of time, the passage of hours.

Would the Earth develop such an extraordinary wobble that it would sling its N. Pole from one side to the other, in the course of a day? Consider the Earth as a top, rotating as a top does. Consider the part of the globe having heaviness or drag to be the N. Pole, as this is the part of the globe pushed to the side. In our analogy to the top, this part travels with the rotation such that it is slung in the opposite direction, especially as the force of the push is increased. Where the top develops this lurching from side to side as it slows due to the drag of gravity on the heavy portion of the ball of the top, the Earth is not reacting to gravity during its lurch. It is reacting to the dominant magnetic orientation of the Sun. The sling of the N Pole is thus an over compensation, momentum involved, producing an opposite effect of what is expected by those closely watching the polar wobble, the Figure 8 formed by the N. Pole as it starts to evade the hose of magnetic particles coming from the N. Pole of Planet X, slowly tuning in place as it passes through the Ecliptic. The polar wobble, and at times an over compensation, to and fro like a drunk.

Dec 5: Sunrise barely East of direct South. Wife and I looked out East facing window which always lets in some Sun year round. Wife says, "Where's the Sun?" No direct sunlight coming in the window. Went outside to see the Sunrise barely East of direct South. All shadows almost directly North.
Dec 6: The Sunrise was normal in the East again. People thought I was nuts when I spoke of it.
Dec 10: This past December 10th I measured the deviation of sunset from West and I measured 34° to South, which, corrected with the declination of geographic North from magnetic North for my area is a 31º South of West. I measured a sunset 6 degrees more southern than it should be in 6 days from now!
Dec 16: And now I am really baffled. To my total astonishment, I measured just 20° south of West, which is a bit less 17° when corrected with geographical north declination. Compared to the 31° of just 6 days ago, it is not only northern than it should, but also a very fast change!
Dec 6: Sunrise high by 19° North, early.
Dec 17: Sunrise here was 17 minutes late, and the sun came up SE instead of ESE as it should.