On the night of December 2, 2016, at around 11:30 pm, a fire broke out in a warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Oakland, where a “rave” concert had attracted an untold number of young people in their 20s and 30s.
The fire collapsed the warehouse’s roof, which then fell onto the second floor that, in turn, collapsed onto the ground floor. A total of 36 people were killed in the inferno, the deadliest in the history of Oakland and one of the deadliest building fires in the United States in the last 50 years.
The rave concert had no permit. The 10,000 sq. ft. building, named Ghost Ship, had been illegally converted into a cluttered live-work artist collective, with no smoke alarm or fire extinguisher. There had been many complaints from neighbors about the piles of garbage and building materials outside the warehouse, and illegal construction inside — all unattended to by city hall.
When news of the fire first broke out, I saw some pictures of those who were at the concert, posted on Facebook by families and friends as missing. All had studs, piercings and/or tattoos. One young man made a devil’s horns sign with his hand.
You’ve probably seen pictures of the interior of the warehouse before the fire, of some of the live-work artist units. What the media didn’t and won’t show you are the disturbing pictures — of devilish masks; statues and images of demons and pagan “gods”; and death symbols of skulls and even a coffin. (Source of pics below: Oakland Ghost Ship)
The above images suggest that what happened in that warehouse on the night of December 2nd was hellish in more ways than the fire that burned down the building. But the hundreds who converged on the warehouse that night were oblivious to the many signs of danger.
Christians, upon seeing the proliferation of demon images and statues, would have fled from the warehouse. At a minimum, the concert goers should have heeded the physical signs of safety hazards — the clutter, dangling electric wires, absence of smoke alarms and fire extinguishers, and only two exits for a 10,000 sq. ft. building.
To be burned to death is an unimaginably horrific way to die, and my condolences go to the families and friends of the 36 who lost their lives. If only they had listened to that voice within — what Gavin de Becker calls our instinctive “gift of fear” . . . .
H/t Kelleigh, CSM and Absolute Truth from the Word of God.
UPDATE (Dec. 9, 2016)
I missed the most important image from Ghost Ship, the Hell House. (H/t FOTM reader stlonginus)
It’s a picture of apparently some “performance art” event at the warehouse, showing several people gathered around a contorted man or a statue of one.
Why is that significant?
The pose is exactly the same as how cannibal serial-killer Jeffrey Dahmer posed one of his (headless) victims.
It is also the same pose of a bronze sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, called The Arch of Hysteria, which Tony Podesta had/has in his Falls Church home. Tony Podesta is one of the most powerful Democrat lobbyists in Washington, D.C. and the brother of John Podesta — chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, former Obama White House counselor, and former chief of staff of Bill Clinton’s White House.
The Podesta brothers are morbidly attracted to cannibalism, as revealed in a cannibalism painting that Tony had loaned to John for the latter’s New York office:
The brothers also participate in the ingestion of human blood and other bodily fluids.
As a WikiLeaks email shows, the brothers were invited to a “spirit cooking dinner” by satanic “performance artist” Marina Abramovic.
“Spirit cooking” is a “sacrament” in the Thelema “religion” founded by British occultist-satanist Aleister Crowley, whose motto was “Do As Thou Wilt.” Menstrual blood, urine, sperm and breast milk are mixed to create “paintings”. Assuming that the “dinner” of the “spirit cooking dinner” to which the Podesta brothers were invited means dinner in the common-sense meaning of the word, that means the “spirit cooking” diners ingest human blood, along with urine, sperm and breast milk — which is a vampiric form of cannibalism.