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April 3, 1948

The Forbidden Date in History


Present days are not unlike waking from exploratory surgery to a doctor informing you that a large malignant growth was found inside your body and you only have a few weeks left to live.  I consider this perhaps the best news of my life, when I think how painful the growth has become, death is a welcome relief.  Naturally, I’m set to fight this sickness, however, after reflecting on the current state of social entropy, I honestly see all efforts as foolish.  So many cells are affected, the only thing I could hope for, is a rescue attempt a few unaffected cells; though in my body, the malignant grow reveals its influence in everything I put my hand to.  I have been working on the following writing for weeks, but on this anniversary of the first attack of sickness, I pause to remembered its ongoing effects as revealed in the futile search for related information now carefully hidden, deleted or obfuscated.

While perusing the Internet this morning, it became obvious that the majority of things appearing from a cursory search, reveal the mindset of western people affected by the malignancy.  When this was written, the date was April 3,  the anniversary of the Korean Jeju Island event described in the following material.  The mindset of western people is stated because all explanations for actions which took place in the 1940s by North Koreans are explanations generated by those familiar with the structural format of western language; that is, the standard "communist efforts." There is so much talk about this single worn out evil, originating from the capitalist mindset, specifically, talk about Stalinist communism and western corporate media’s projections of its horrors. What’s missing is the eastern perspective which reveals the intimate connection between Asian collective identity and the kind of government that would arise from an Asian social state. The west sees good from the perspective of the individual’s freedom and happiness to gain and use capital, while the east presents what is good from the perspective of collective gain and the use of capital for the good of society’s health and happiness. 

The foundation of Eastern culture, having roots extending to prehistory, developed a government based on the natural model of the body with all its cells working together for the health of the whole. This form of government surely isn't novel, since its pattern is seen in every aspect of multicellular life. Written into our genetic code, human DNA was designed to produce a multicellular social life form that would incorporate its characteristics into a larger multicultural social life form with a government based upon supporting the good of the whole.  Thus, the information designed into nature stand in contrast to capitalist goals by showing that life unselfishly develops and prospers within a social body as members resign selfish individual desires by cooperating with other individuals of the planetary social body.

Capitalists are both self-ish, in that they originate from within the social body, and selfish, in that they behave in ways that benefit themselves at the expense of other individuals.  As a result of social evolution, capitalists have stopped cooperating with the other individuals of the planetary social body, are similar enough to those individuals to make it difficult for the system of national defense to detect and eliminate them; 

“Cancer cells are both self-ish, in that they originate from within us, and selfish, in that they behave in ways that benefit themselves at the expense of other cells.  As a result of somatic evolution, cancer cells have stopped cooperating with the other cells of a multicellular body but are similar enough to those cells to make it difficult for the immune system to detect and eliminate them.” 1

As stated above, capitalists being similar to healthy individuals, make it difficult for the system of national defense to detect and eliminate them; this is especially true when systems of national defense, being  controlled by capitalist interests, attacks the planetary social body using the very system meant to preserve planetary social health. The following account depicts this process by which a military defense system, attacked a healthy segment of an ancient social body as it is perceived as a threat to the selfish capitalist interests. 

(Must stop pursuing efforts to educate from within this infected body. Must let go, walk to the waiting gateway, and enter the cancer destroying rest of life .)


Be not a cancer on the earth — Leave room for nature — Leave room for nature.

The message on the above monument is a communication meant to help survivors rebuild the world "after" the immense disaster happens. The sad reality is, the anticipated destruction has been underway for many years; just now reaching a point of influence great enough as to anesthetize population members perception of its influence. 


Eleven years ago while working in Korea, efforts to support my Korean family lead to application for Korean citizenship, which, after being applied for was granted by the Korean government.  I was required to submit a necessary letter of American citizenship renunciation, however, US embassy officials refused receipt of this letter, which blocked final patriation efforts.  This action forced me to end my family supporting career as an educator and return to the US. Why block my efforts for Korean patriation?  Officials of the US embassy told me (and I kid you not) that they were doing me a favor by blocking my application saying, "You couldn't be in your right mind to submit a renunciation letter; a person would have to be insane to give up US citizenship.  We are acting on your behalf, to protect a fellow American citizen from making a decision from an unstable mind."  Sound like Catch 22, where you need to be insane to leave, but you have to be insane to stay in the US. 



During the years from 2002-2008, on the island of Jeju at the very south end of the Korean peninsula, personal research was conducted with the lives of survivors involved in the incident forming North Korea.  Included in the research finding is information received directly from North Korea during high frequency broadcasts when radio programs presented reviews of national history. At first, being skeptical of such transmissions,  the content of these broadcasts was noted for future comparison with local records. Later being warned by South Korean locals who informed me, my ability to receive North Korean radio broadcasts was "illegal.". Disregarding fears , information was gained from the North Korean broadcasts, and later compared to historical records gathered from local Koreans on the island of Jeju-do. Over six years, verbal accounts of the horrible April 3, 1948 massacre, were gathered from survivors; all of which revealed a positive correlation with North Korean historical broadcasts. With regard, to all the history that officials in North Korea felt important to broadcast, the account of the Jeju massacre was the most frequently aired by shortwave; because of this, I considered similar reports from locals on Jeju Island to have significance.


Shortwave Radio Station use to Receive North Korean Broadcasts in 2003


It's important to show that other people of the world maintain a healthy accurate view of North Korea to support this statemen, some objective unbiased videos of North Korea made by people from countries that now include a US citizen's surprisingly accurate report, are provided as a clear baseline from which to understand the following.


Enter Pyongyang


Five Days in North Korea


Getting into the Country

Justin Lovett


We learn a new perspective about the USA

Justin Lovett


North Korea iPhone Slow Motion Video 2016

Justin Lovett




Psychological theories dealing with how belief are sustained or altered, states, “If people are given information dissonant with their cherish beliefs, they must either believe the information to be false, OR, alter their beliefs to nullify the dissonance of the information.”  Having completed significant university studies involving the Theory of Cognitive Dissonance, it’s easy to say that the majority of “US” people must by necessity of being Americans, believe that the following account to be false, or a simple fabricated lie. Why? Simply because, for the majority, the following account violently contradicts all they believe about their wonderfully altruistic nation.  


Before coming to the United States, while still gathering research data in Korea, the chance was given to present the content of this research to one of my former students; an educated family man in his forties, with the intellectual and financial wherewithal to act on the following record.  Initially uncomfortable with what he discovered, he resolved to accept the record as accurate and authentic, saying that his personal research into the methods of the US political economic system found support from my research.  This means that instead of simply believing my account to be false in order to preserve a false belief in the honorable integrity of the US, he opted to move to Austria where he had sent his daughter to school.  While in Austria, he was able to accommodate the research I had gained from Korean witnesses. In so doing, cognitive dissonance was mediated by a change in his beliefs in order to accommodate the new information. 



Jeju April 3, 1948 Event

In the early spring, leaders of an armed militia moved into an island village to rounded up all citizens.  Soldiers, speaking a tongue local people couldn't understand, forced an automatic rifle into the hands of a local man, a husband forcibly separated from his wife and children. Gesturing to stand with their backs against the school boundary wall in front of a school, soldiers forced the husband to aim the gun directly at the people gathered. Refusing, the husband was directed to look at his family, who, now being held down by soldiers, had firearms pointed that them.  The husband eventually understood what he believed necessary to save his family.  The lead soldier, directing attention to the gathered crowd shouted out, “You are all commanded to surrender or die as communists!” The lead soldier, repeating the command louder, caused those standing in front of the school to huddled in fear.  Unable to understand the order, the peoples failure to respond was interpreted by the soldiers as obstinate resistance. The same lead soldier then turned to the husband holding the rifle, with gestures to again take aim at his people in the crowd. Again, the husband protested until the soldiers around his family lifted arms and began to manhandle his wife and children.  Still resisting, the husband eventually assumed an aggressive posture with rifle aimed at the crowd after hearing his wife crying and children screaming. Other soldiers took up rifles, aiming at the local crowd while the lead soldier put a gun to the head of the wife.  Confused and fearful, the husband followed the lead soldier's directions to fire on the village crowd. The husband closed his eyes,  with half hearted aim, he pulled the trigger to fire upon the crowd. Not satisfied with the local man’s efforts, the lead soldier ordered other soldiers to initiate abusive treatment of his family. As screams of his children rose to his ears, he began to fire on the crowd of locals more earnestly. Some women in front of the school dropped to the ground to help a child struck by bullets from his gun.

The School Seen Today

One Sight of Mass Civilian Slaughter


The crowd began to disperse in the frenzy of gun fire, at the moment the soldiers began to openly fire on the frightened people. Blood splattered everywhere as villagers began falling to the ground.  The lead soldier relentlessly forced the local man to keep firing on the village people while tormenting his family.  Minutes later, few local people remained standing; the husband dropped the rifle, hoping to return to his family.  Suddenly, the lead soldier grabbed the husband, forcing him to face his family who were being held at a distance. Laughing maniacally, the lead soldier restraining the husband, began giving orders to the remaining soldiers, who, in response, closed in on the husband's family, grabbed the wife and began to gang rape her, while the screaming children, soaked with gasoline, were hauled up a nearby tree and set fire to light up the sexual mutilation of their mother as they were burned alive.  Crumbling in horror, the lead soldier, desiring to tempt the husband to foolish revenge, gave him a hand gun,  however, maliciously calculated by the lead soldier, the man knowing all hope was lost, put the barrel of the gun in his mouth and blew a hole through his skull.

This incident was just an example of  one of the many ways soldiers of the military presence frantically suppressed the alleged “communist presence” on Jeju Island on April 3, 1948.  More troops began arriving on the island, with some beginning work on systematic backhoe digging, where local Jeju citizens were lined up, shot through the head, and let drop into long open trenches.  It was reported by a researcher of the University of Chicago that one CIA agent, observing the methodical trench slaughter, exclaimed, “I can’t believe this is happening!” This exclamation by the agent,  indicates the actions taking place were out of control and highly abnormal.  Without offering other islanders a chance to surrender, other troops drove into villages, shot the locals on sight, surrounded the entire settlement, dousing with gasoline then setting on fire; it became the quickest way to kill the locals without dealing with mass burials and disease.  In some villages, a family of one house was spared as the military took the house for a headquarters, while the rest of the villagers were killed and burned in their buildings.


Until the holocaust ended, Mount Halla, the central island mountain, provided caves on the upper slopes where some island people escaped for refuge. During the slaying of one group of villagers, a young diver woman escaped by dodging gun fire while running toward the ocean, where she dove below the surface and later found refuge behind a rock out cropping. Among survival stories, many suffered dehydration while hiding in the various obscure volcanic vents known to the locals. Other than these accounts, little was uncovered in terms of escape and survival stories during the six year my period of research.

Not only a crime against humanity the slaughter of Korean civilians cut deeply into the essential social relationship structure so critically essential to Korean cultural survival. 

After discovering how North Korea came to be, fitting back into American existence has been difficult. Before leaving the US in 1998 to do graduate research in Korea, I had no idea about the truth of Korean history; because everything learned had been provided by the very system that had subverted actions during the Japanese colonial efforts to assimilate Korea during the early 1900s and the subsequent massacre on Jeju Island in 1948.   While working in Korea as an educator, an incident occurred that would forever change my understanding of history; an understanding that was clarified and made meaningful while interacting with people directly affected by events forbidden to Americans. Why was it forbidden? The primary excuse given by those associated with the US government was that the information was part of classified military actions on Jeju Island Korea.  Because of its classified nature, it was not permitted to be made public until declassification. How many other atrocities and war crimes have been obfuscated under the auspices of “classified military secrets?” Nevertheless, when a people suffer many years after the horror presented in the above story, it becomes hard to suppress the pain, and this is apparently what happened when an old woman addressed me as a murderer during my early days working in Korea.

One night while living in Korea, I was verbally assaulted by an aged woman who accused me of killing her baby.  Being shocked by such an accusation, I brought the issue to a class of college students I was teaching.  With great caution, they began to revealed the reason for the old woman’s actions. Eyes nervously looking around to the faces of fellow students, they began to disclose a here-to-fore unknown, slice of hidden world history. After questioning them as to why this story was never made public, they explained how a deliberate government cover up, had systematically blocked all historical records, forbidding information about the event to be taught or spoken about. After class, on the way home, a girl who had attended the lecture, passed a note to me; and on the note was an Internet link to a record of the matter made public by an officer of the South Korean Army; the material detailed U.S. involvement supporting Korean militants in response to alleged communists activity on Jeju Island; however, the material and link vanished from the Internet in the same way every other accurate document had vanished.

Interviews with Korean teachers revealed that the South Korean government had indeed, submissively cooperated with US dictates, being responsible for country wide censorship of this history; the records and lessons detailing the horror and magnitude of US military maneuvers had been meticulously removed from all public records. The massacre which took place on April 3, 1948, involved the butchering and merciless incineration of some 80,000 civilians, an event that over shadows reports associated with the alleged Nazi holocaust; an event blocked from the knowledge of Koreans; not only blocked from Koreans but Americans as well. Americans, the people whose country has initiated and continues to perpetrate similar horrors before and after the associated date of April 3, 1948, Americans know nothing of this historical event or its connection to the formation of North Korea. Why don’t Americans know? For two reasons, the first being the absence of information through actions of a methodical propaganda propagating military industrial market driven media; the second being the highly effective out come of skillfully engineered social psychology as principles of cognitive dissonance are applied. 

As the months ahead would reveal, it was a piece of history purposely culled out of all historical records and educational curriculum; even though Korean teachers with whom I worked, explained how they were not permitted to lecture on the massacre.  In conflict with the mandated censorship, were the desires of student’s parents who desperately wanted educators to teach their children about the event violently disrupting the continuity of ancestral lineage; though  virtually meaningless to American values, the connection of ancestral relationships is critically foundational to Korean culture. Figuring that the information prohibition was an artifact of US dictates, as an American, I took advantage of this supposition and began to openly lecture on the massacre of Jeju Island.  In response to my efforts, no Korean educator dare stop me and parents were so over whelmed with joy that they began to pay me a generous sum to teach their children on the weekends.  From the supplemental weekend lessons, I gained additional details about the massacre from parents and grandparents; in time, highly coveted access to stories about the massacre long hidden by fear, were gained. The following six years saw an ongoing process of public and private lectures so greatly lauded by parents and the communities within which teaching took place that I had little time for anything else.

During his term in office, President Bill Clinton had expressed regret for a similar slaughter of 500 Koreans civilians at No Gun Ri, yet stopped short of an apology. Older Koreans, aware of the Jeju Island incident, wondered why President Clinton failed to expressed any apology for the April 3, 1948 massacre of 80,000 civilians, or why it wasn’t even mentioned.

Because of  Wikipedia's prohibition on original research, efforts to modify online records referenced to this event were blocked. Returning to the United States, the knowledge of my website containing publication of the Jeju massacre, was brought to my attention by agents of the Department of Homeland Security while reviewing immigration matters.

Koreans reeling from the savage colonial Japanese efforts were not expecting the United States to shift roles from saviors to one of merciless butchers who made Japanese efforts look civilized. Efforts to escape brutal US forces compelled surviving Koreans to run for the northern part of the peninsula.  It was a few years after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki that Korean Freedom Fighters, under the leadership of Kim Ill Sung, attempted to set up resistance against U.S. presence who had taken over the Japanese offensive. When the opposition shifted from Korea against Japan, to Korea against the U.S., confrontation became insurmountable, forcing Korea to call on their ally, China.  Being compelled by approaching U.S. forces, Korean refugees with Kim Ill Sung sought help from Communist China in the north part of the Korean peninsula. Thus it was out of sheer desperation that defensive lines were drawn by Koreans in the north against the U.S. in the south. It became a battle of Koreans whose conscience had been violated by the Jeju massacre, against U.S. forces whose relentless worldwide conquest continues without conscience; producing psychological casualties among their troops while taking orders counter to conscience, invading lands and people the U.S. has no right to take.

Since the US maintains a relentless propaganda machine denouncing communism, Islam or any “non-American position” as a threat to Capitalist freedom to make wage slaves of the world, the western world has been programmed to see any “non-American” government as evil. Thus it was the simple survival instinct of a people running away to the North part of Korea to escape U.S. occupied South Korea. In essence, it was the action of the U.S. that functioned to form what is now known as North Korea. To this day, the people of North Korea are very well aware of a history the rest of the world is ignorant of and stands against the U.S. and Japan to this moment.

As recently heard on an American public radio network, an individual lauding recent legislation allowing open carry handguns said, “The right to bear arms gives the American people the power to put others in the kill box when efforts of reason fail.” This strategy was applied to the civilian population of Jeju Island in 1948 as American troops gave the civilian island population a “reasonable choice” with the following English ultimatum to a people understanding only their native tongue, “Surrender or die as communists!”. When Koreans failed to understand what was said, US forces initiated a frenzied slaughter of the alleged “Communist opposition.” House to house and village to village, killing everyone and everything, then torching entire settlments producing a brutal living cremation of 80,000 agrarian men, women, children and livestock. I had a chance to visit the various locations of mass killings around the island and heard older farm people who lack any system of mass communication, reciting the account of systematic slaughter,  yet retaining an eerie sense making the accounts sound like echoes of ghosts aching to speak.

Being lead over a six year period commencing with the college students who first told me the account, verbal and written records connected with survivors of the Jeju April 3, massacre were collected and compared. The above is a little of the information gathered from personal interviews with survivors of the massacre and their children.

Though short of voicing all that has been learned first hand from survivors, the foregoing is a preliminary effort to make known the plight of the off spring of survivors in North Korea; it’s an effort to quell the ignorance of people who think their media is a source of truth, as well as those people who may feel they are helpless captives of a run away parasitic monster bent on complete world domination, a goal which will fulfill the dreams of the Third Reich as the alleged victims now control the effort.

The question may come, “What good does rehearsing such an appalling history do at such a late date?” As it has been said so many times, Those Who Do Not Learn History Are Doomed To Repeat It." The issue is this, with the research I’ve done, it has become glaringly apparent that horrendous events like the one above continue to happen, WHY?  BECAUSE a monstrously methodical effort is being made to obfuscate all evidence and tracks connected to totally inhumane acts blatantly violating conscience which needed legislation as the Geneva Conventions treaties. Yes, the acts are unthinkable, but what is even more unthinkable is the ignorant and blind eye the public maintains even after facts are presented. If it’s not understood at this point, my intensions for presenting this six year research review, is to make the public aware; NOT simply of terrible events, BUT the effort of powers in government to busy themselves outlawing information, deleting text and internet resources, WHY?  The purpose of this dark hand is to insure that people NOT LEARN FROM HISTORY….after all, if the data, records and information are continually erased, then the system capitalizing on death will continue unabated insuring continued ignorance so people NOT LEARN FROM HISTORY.  Think about it….if a military industrial complex wants to insure a long prosperous life facilitating death, then death in the form of ignorance must be actively facilitated through information loss. For such an economic system, its essential to insure that the latest generation be made ignorant through poor education maintained through information obfuscation, which makes the sending of tax dollars and their son’s to fuel the machine of death, relatively painless.  



Briefly,  North Korea was formed after the massacred of Korean civilians of Jeju Island by US presence on April 3, 1948. The event struck fear and distrust in the hearts of Koreans, who, fleeing north, found refuge and safety yet still in their own land, made its northern boarders a new home.  Overt efforts were made to hide all information about the slaughter so the US wouldn't be defamed or lose reason to continue it presence in Korea.  The above report, a segment of the truth obfuscated by the US, remains in North Korea in greater detail. Because of this, the US, desperately eager to destroy the last vestiges of information that could cast "further doubt" on WHY in the world its presence continues to spread around the globe like a cancer, destroying not only life and property, but precious information; information by which people of the world might avoid future terror by learning from history's lessons.

In recent days new information has come to light from video footage produced by American's who were permitted access to North Korea in 2015. The complete story is listed above but the core material supporting this report on research findings from survivors of a similar massacre is included here.  Why include the footage here?  So readers can share in the surprise that made me take notice. Without this information from the American tourists, this report is validated primarily by conscience as it's augmented by university researchers findings. Supplied here as a postscript, this footage serve to validate the above report by providing a comparable report as presented in the Shin Chon Museum in North Korea.

US Tourist Clip


Concluding reflection:  Even though the "Forbidden History of North Korea" was concealed, the cover-up wasn't accomplished by the men of the forces in Korea but rather by the dark unseen political economic machinery manipulated by the United States government. Above is a soldier caring for a kitten found while serving in Korea during the same period as the Jeju Island conflict. The truth of life isn't always a simple black and white picture, but, like the night sky, an interplay of tiny bits of star light amidst the greater darkness of deep space; it's essential to keep our sights on what stars we can find, though they be few, they may be the only beacons showing the lost the way home.






Be not a cancer on the earth — Leave room for nature — Leave room for nature.


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