Glenn Beck: The Tower of Babel like you've never heard it before

GLENN: So here it is. The Tower of Babel as most people know it is these people got together and the king said let's build a tower and it will reach the sky and it will reach heaven and then God got pissed off and came down and destroyed them, confused their language and they all scattered. That's really not the way the story goes, and it's important that you understand the story. It has affected us do you know that Bugs Bunny actually used to call Elmer Fudd Nimrod? And do you know why? He used to call Bugs Bunny was the one that really made Nimrod really popular because Bugs Bunny was the one that called Elmer Fudd Nimrod, Nimrod, Elmer Fudd was the hunter. He wasn't a king at first. He's first described in the in Genesis as a hunter, but not a hunter of animals. A hunter of men. A hunter of people. And the people, after Noah, they all, they get off the boat and they do what two and two do and they make four and six and et cetera, et cetera. And so then they repopulated the Earth. And they're all focused on God. And that's when the first time an oppressive government, the idea of a totalitarian leader comes to the forefront, and it's done by a hunter of men, Nimrod. And what he says is he gets together and he says to everybody, "Hey, let's build bricks." Why would you say let's build bricks? Does that sound like anything anybody would want to do? Let's build bricks? Oh, and then we're going to build a big tower and it will reach heaven.

If you were really somebody who was an electric speaker, you would say let's build a tower to heaven. Let's build this giant tower, and we're all going to work together on it. Now, what does the tower represent? The tower represents what we were talking about with, like, Elton John. His intentions are good. The average person wants to do the right thing. The average person wants to help the poor. They want to live in harmony. So if you give them a grand idea, people will do it and they'll do it for the right reasons. It's why I've said be careful on social justice. Social justice has been perverted. It is a perversion of the gospel. The gospel is go help. Not, "Let's get everybody together and build bricks. Oh, and we'll build a tower to the sky."

So what is the brick? Bricks especially I live in Connecticut. Stones, those great stone calls, they're all different and they are all made by God and they are all made differently. And when you build these stone walls or a foundation, all of our churches back in colonial days, they weren't bricks. They were all stones. Stones are all different and they are all made by God. The stones represent people. So do the bricks. Nimrod says let's make bricks. He's talking about people, let's make them all equal, let's make them all exactly the same. Because then everybody is equal, everybody will have the same and they will be interchangeable. And what did they use as mortar? In the ancient Hebrew, mortar, the word "Mortar" actually means "Materialism." So materialism. It's what holds the bricks together.

Let me ask you this question: What is holding us together as a nation? What's holding us together as a nation quite honestly for a long time has been our materialism. It has been, as Rabbi Lapin said last night on TV, "Hey, let's all just get together and watch the Super Bowl," but we watch for the commercials. That is what holds us together. What used to hold us together was our common history, our common love of God, our common understanding of freedom. We don't even understand freedom. We don't celebrate freedom anymore. It's all about materialism. If you take away our mortar of materialism, do the bricks stay together? What binds us? Our materialism is about to disappear. That's why we must replace and put real mortar between us. We must break ourselves out of what they're trying to build now and that is everyone is exactly the same. We're all the same. We're all bricks. No, we are not. We're all stones. And we can put ourselves together. And it is our common understanding of freedom and the Constitution and values and principles that bind us together and hold us together. That is the mortar.

Nimrod also is a guy who builds this up and he's building on a grand scale. Well, God comes down and he sees it, and according to Genesis he sees it. But there are two names for God. In the English Bible it's just God. But in the ancient Hebrew there's two names for God. One is the happy go lucky God. The other one is the, "you don't want to see me; I'm in a bad mood" God. The bad mood God is not the one that comes down to confuse people's language. The benevolent God does, the happy name for God. He's not punishing the people. He is setting the people freebie destroying the Tower of Babel, by confusing their language. Now, what does it mean that I language? Not the same, again in the ancient Hebrew. There's language and tongue. The tongue is the language, is what we would say is language. The language is the things that make them all the same. The languages are their tribal customs, their you know, it's like everybody being from New York City. It's different here. The language New Yorkers speak is different than the language that they speak in Iowa. And so what did he do? He came down and he confused their language to where they couldn't understand each other anymore. And they were scattered. And they became stones again and not bricks. At the same time one of the big enemies of Nimrod was Abraham. And Abraham brought back the idea that God exists, God is your master, not a king. And if you have that personal relationship with him, if you trust him and have a personal relationship with him, you will be fine.

One thing that Rabbi Lapin didn't talk about last night because we ran out of time that I think is wildly interesting is the oral traditions in the ancient Hebrew. Is that Nimrod used to wear a chain, a symbol around his neck. And it was a furnace. The ain't Gentry oral traditions also in Hebrew is that Moses came back and he was supposed to gather the ashes out of the Pharaoh's furnace and use them to start again. A furnace is something that you see all throughout the Bible, the image of a furnace. And it is always there with an oppressor. It is always there with a dictator. Throughout scripture, the furnace. The furnace was and I go back to George Bernard Shaw and the Fabian Society. You heap the world up. You cause that heat and then you can meld mold the world or man in a shape more truer to your heart's desire. That's what we're being put through now is a furnace. And it's going to get worse before it gets better. But remember the answer. The answer is, do not become a brick. We are not all alike. We were created differently. Just like every stone in the field is different. Each is unique and special. Man tries to make it into brick. So they are interchangeable and none of them are any different and each of them don't really matter or count. That is the lie.

I find it interesting, too, that furnaces are always I mean, everybody's always thrown into a fiery furnace, et cetera, et cetera. And that is the pattern to look for. That's the pattern. That's what the Bible is. It's a book of patterns. It's, look at this story. Oh, my gosh. People fall away from God. Somebody says, hey, let's do something really great, but I've got to make you all the same first. But then we'll build a tower to reach to the sky. And oppression starts. A fiery furnace, and it falls apart. It always falls apart. Story after story, time and time again. It's the same story. Isn't it interesting that even in the 20th century we see the same story. And with Hitler, if I asked you what is the image of the worst thing of Hitler, the ovens, the furnace is what comes to mind. If I ask you about Stalin, what is it that you think of, the images of Stalin, the images of the artwork of the regime? It's the hammer and the sickle. The sickle is the fire, but the hammer is the one that is standing with the giant iron furnace behind and they are pounding that molten steel into the shape closer to their heart's desire. Just look for the patterns, guys. Just look for the patterns. And the pattern right now is we are being molded into bricks. It's a lie. And they are using a tower to reach the sky. We're going to do it to help children. We're going to do it to help the planet. We're going to do it there's a video out today about on TheBlaze.com of a professor saying if you don't get involved to stop global warming, the blood will be on your hands. Just do this because we can build a tower to reach the sky if we just make everybody into a brick. And that is the story of Nimrod.

Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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