What did the Georgia Guidestones say?

What did the Georgia Guidestones say?


The destruction of the Georgia Guidestones monument near Elberton by unknown individuals has caused a spike in interest in the fallen monument.

A once obscure, relatively unknown monument in the middle of nowhere, has now garnered national attention.

The monument was erected in 1980 and the origins are technically unknown, but the monument was commissioned by a man using the pseudonym Robert C. Christian. According to Capitol Beat News Service, the man said he chose this name because of his Christian beliefs.

The Guidestones have been a lightning rod for controversy in recent years as some groups have believed them to be satanic.

In fact, former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kandiss Taylor made removing the monument part of her campaign platform.

Written on the Guidestones were 10 principles of humanity in several languages. Below is what the inscription on the monument said.

  1. Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.
  2. Guide reproduction wisely — improving fitness and diversity.
  3. Unite humanity with a living new language.
  4. Rule passion — faith — tradition — and all things with tempered reason.
  5. Protect people and nations with fair laws and just courts.
  6. Let all nations rule internally resolving external disputes in a world court.
  7. Avoid petty laws and useless officials.
  8. Balance personal rights with social duties.
  9. Prize truth — beauty — love — seeking harmony with the infinite.
  10. Be not a cancer on the Earth — Leave room for nature.

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