Saturday, 6 May 2017

The Flaming Lips' Soft Bulletin and 9/11 - 283

The Soft Bulletin was released on May 17, 1999.


From the release date of The Soft Bulletin (May 17, 1999) to September 11, 2001 is a span of 849 days.


849 ÷ 3 = 283


The 9th track on The Soft Bulletin is 'Suddenly Everything Has Changed'.
The 11th track on The Soft Bulletin is 'Feeling Yourself Disintegrate'.



'Suddenly Everything Has Changed, Feeling Yourself Disintegrate' is equal to 283 in reverse reduction.


2 × 83 = 166


'September Eleven' is equal to 166 in simple English gematria.



The 9th track on The Soft Bulletin is 'Suddenly Everything Has Changed'.
The 10th track on The Soft Bulletin is 'The Gash'
The 11th track on The Soft Bulletin is 'Feeling Yourself Disintegrate'.

The 6th word from the titles of the 9th to 11th track listed above is 'Gash'.
The 9th word from the titles of the 9th to 11th track listed above is 'Disintegrate'.


The number 69, like the number 93 represents coming together.


Think of the meaning of the words, 'Gash' and 'Disintegrate' in connection to what happened to the two towers on September 11.


The simple English gematria of 'Gash, Disintegrate' is equal to 166.



To show that the gematria of these word groupings is not coincidence, consider the 9th and 3rd word from the titles of the 9th to 11th track listed above (9. Disintegrate, 3. Has) have combined gematria of 69 in full reduction.



The 9th and 3rd word from the titles of the 9th to 11th track listed above (9. Disintegrate, 3. Has) have combined gematria of 93 in reverse reduction.



The number 283 is the 61st prime and is an alternate way of encoding π, in addition to the number 166.


2 × 83 = 166

166 + 61 = 227

(22/7 = 3.14, an approximation of π)



'The Flaming Lips' is equal to 227 in reverse ordinal.



Numbers connected to π are encoded in the combined gematria of the 9th, 10th and 11th tracks off The Soft Bulletin.

'Suddenly Everything Has Changed, The Gash, Feeling Yourself Disintegrate' is equal to 314 (a number that is a representation of π) in reverse reduction.


314 connects back to the number 283 as the 314th prime is 2083.



'Suddenly Everything Has Changed, The Gash, Feeling Yourself Disintegrate' is equal to 307 in full reduction.



This is interesting, considering that the number of days from September 11, 2001 to the release of The Flaming Lips' next LP, 'Yoshima Battles The Pink Robots' is 307 days.



From September 11, 2001 to the release of Yoshima Battles the Pink Robots (July 15, 2002) is 307 days.


The 307th prime number is 2027.


The number 2027, is connected to π as 22/7 is an approximation of π.


911 - The 156th Prime


'The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin' is equal to 156 in reverse reduction.



The subtext to the 9th track, written on the album's liner notes is "Death Anxiety Caused by Moments of Boredom".



"Death Anxiety Caused by Moments of Boredom" is equal to 156 in full reduction.



911 is the 156th prime number.



"Death Anxiety Caused by Moments of Boredom" is equal to 186 in reverse reduction.



The 186th prime is 1109, like the date September 11 can be written, 11/9.



The flight numbers of the planes that struck World Trade Centre One and Two were 11 and 175.


11 + 175 = 186