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A man disappeared in Brazil and left behind 14 books full of encrypted hand-written text

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posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 04:38 PM

originally posted by: TobyFlenderson
a reply to: Martin75

Nice screen captures. The volumes are numbered 1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, and 14. Do these numbers hold any significance to anyone? Where are the other volumes? For something that appears to be so meticulously planned, this would seem to be intentional.

So not 14 books then...only 8.


I wonder if ""I V VII IX X XI XIII XIV" and/or "1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14" have any significance, too. A google search didn't bring up anything too interesting.

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posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 04:49 PM
Here is what i got so far (from brazilian news/brazilian people investigating the case):

Bruno Borges is 24 years old (he isnt the developer that you can find in google), and a psychology student. He has a twin brother and a older sister. His mother (Denise Borges) is psychologist and his father (Athos Borges) is the owner of a big club in Rio Branco (the family have money), where they live. The family is catholic, apparently.

The mother said that since 2013 he was writing books, and she stated that he was asking for money to conclude a secret project. She said that she would sponsor only if she knew what it was about, but bruno denied. Then he asked his cousin (a ophthalmologist doctor) for money (with the same conditions). The cousin said that they talked about it, without going into detail. After some conversations (including one in the cousin farm), the cousin decided to sponsor the project (without know exactly what the project was about) with the amount of 20,000 R$ (something like 7,000 U$). I couldnt find the exactly date of the money transfer.

What happened: On march 1 the parents travelled (the father stated that bruno room was intact at that time, with bed and room stuff), and the sister said that bruno locked his room since the parents trip. The family thinks that he used the time when he was alone at home to sell his room stuff to buy the statue. When the parents returned from the trip, they met bruno at lunchtime, and the father gave bruno a ride to somewhere, after that meeting bruno disapeared and they found his room modified.

A lot of people are talking about the case in facebook and brazilian chan, and aparently some cryptography specialists managed to translate some of the pages (the ones that got shared on facebook). I'm having a hardtime trying to translate everything, so i ask for patience (about my bad english).

Some links:
some images of the pages

google translator in one supposedly decrypted page

Father talkin about in youtube (subtitles settings can autotranslate to english)

The case in being investigated by the police, but police in here can`t solve anything.

I'm gonna keep researching and posting here.

ETA: the people in the video are talking about how bruno managed to put the statue in the room. Nothing really usefull.

Facebook picture comparing bruno and giordano
edit on 4-4-2017 by Peserc because: add

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posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 04:50 PM
Just to put some facts in place:

The guy was writing the books since he was 17 yo. He vanished at 24 yo.

The room was used for 24 days as his parents were traveling. So the transformation from bedroom to this and all the wall writing had to happen within 24 days. He kept the door locked from his twin brother and older sister at all times.

Acre is a very very distant in Brazil, if you don't have family there, you will never visit it. There is joke that says that "Acre is a lie, since nobody eve saw it". So I would say it is highly unlikely that this is an art installation of any sort.

I'm not saying that I believe it, but I think this is one the most interesting things happening at the moment.

Hope it has helped. I'll try to keep updated and help as I can.


posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 04:52 PM
a reply to: Peserc

Thanks so much for doing this. Please keep us updated when you get the chance.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 04:59 PM
I rarely post on these forums but lurk and read a lot of stuff. Just wanted to post since this case intrigues me.


posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 05:03 PM

originally posted by: conradoc

The guy was writing the books since he was 17 yo. He vanished at 24 yo.

Just noting this is the prime age window for schizophrenia to manifest. Hope he's okay.
edit on 4/4/2017 by kosmicjack because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 05:12 PM

originally posted by: Ridhya
I found a book about Bruno for anyone interested in reading: Giordano Bruno

Just skimmed through it and what I read was eloquently fascinating.
Some brief excerpts(nonlinear order)

Superstitious beliefs abounded among Bruno's fellow-
countrymen ; many of them clung to him through life,
were moulded by him into a place in his philosophy,
and bore fruit in his later teaching and practice of
natural magic. Thus we are told how the spirits of the
earth when the air is pure and calm, become visible to the eye. He himself
had seen them on Beech Hill, and on Laurel Hill, and
they frequently appeared to the inhabitants of these
places, sometimes playing tricks upon them, stealing
and hiding their cattle, but afterwards returning the
property to their stalls.

It was at Nola that Bruno saw what seemed a ball or beam of
fire, but was "really" one of the living beings that
inhabit the ethereal space ; " as it came moving swiftly
in a straight line, it almost touched the roofs of the houses and would have struck the face of Mount Cicala, tounderstand the mind of Bruno, it is necessary toremember the atmosphere of superstition in which he lived as a child.

It was his exoteric philosophy with
which he could carefully drape his philosophy of religion
hostile to the Church, and ride as a hobby horse in his
unfruitful humours.


Even the heroic soul, however, is, as other souls. Soul and on the border line between corporeal and incorporeal nature ; in part it tends to rise towards the upper world, in part inclines towards the lower world. If sense ascends to imagination, imagination to reason, reason to intellect, intellect to mind, then the soul is wholly converted into God, and its dwelling-place is the intelligible world. In the contrary direction descends through conversion to the sensible world, byway of Intellect, reason. Imagination, sense, and the vegative faculty. Mind, (the highest faculty in Bruno's psychology :—the intuitive perception of unity with the supreme ideal world) is oppressed by its conjunc-tion with the more material faculties of the soul; knowing of a higher state to which the soul might rise, it despises the present In favour of the future. If a brute had sense of the difference between its condition and that of man, and between the baseness of its state and the nobility of that of man, to which it did not feel it impossible to rise, it would prefer death which should put It on the way to that state, to life which held It fast in its present one. So the soul, compelled by its loftier thoughts, as if dead to the body, aspires upwards. Although living In the body, it " vegetates " there as dead—Is present in it so far as animation is concerned, but absent from it In its proper action.

Thus the heroic soul, although present in the body, is absent from it with the better part of itself, and unites itself in an indissoluble bond with divine things. It feels neither love nor hatred of mortal things, con-sidering itself too great to be the slave and servant of its body: the latter it regards simply as a prison-house within which Its liberty is closed in ; a snare that holds its wings entangled; a chain that binds its hands; fetters that hold its feet fast; a veil that bewilders Its vision. Yet it Is neither slave, nor captive, nor entangled, nor chained, nor held fast, bound nor blind, for the body cannot tyrannise over it further than itself allows. It has divinity, since the corporeal world and matter are subject to divinity and nature. So it may make itself strong against fortune, magnanimous against injustice, bold In face of poverty, disease, and persecution.*

Also a movie about his life I will watch tonight.
Giordano Bruno

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 05:13 PM

originally posted by: Peserc
Hey guys.

I'm brazilian. I'll investigate the case and try to translate the video.

The funny thing is that the man disapeared in Acre, and in here we joke about that state, because its too far away from anything, in the middle of the amazon rainforest. Seems like a good place for ufo activity/abduction.

Looking forward to what you find out !

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 05:22 PM
a reply to: urssmorris

SO I'm just going to quote myself from the other thread that was started:

originally posted by: Guyfriday
a reply to: Frocharocha

OK this sounds like it could be a cool story, or a very elaborate HOAX. I wonder if there will be any pictures of all the pages written on walls and books. Though I have to say that using the phrase "Fullmetal Alchemist transmutation circle" is very misleading, and a bit of a misdirection. It could be a translation key, thought focus device (a symbol used by some to focus their attention on during meditaion), or maybe something else?

I had to look up what the Fullmetal Alchemist transmutation circle was, and it would appear that it was used as a device that could be used to channel energy from one world to another in order to transmute objects, but could also be used to transverse between one world and another (at least that's what I was told, but it's Japanese Anime so it could be anything)

All in all, sounds cool. Any info on the person that wrote all this, and any possible criminal activities in the area that could explain his disappearance?

I should have checked for an earlier thread before I posted. DOH on me I guess.


Just playing along for a second with the Fullmetal Alchemist idea: Did he really have a twin brother, or was it just a second him? (I jest kind of)
edit on 4-4-2017 by Guyfriday because: Oh just read what I wrote already geesh!

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 05:48 PM
a reply to: kosmicjack

The strange thing about his mental health:

Denise Borges (the mother) says that he was mentally healthy. But then states:

"He said it was a secret and I did not give him the money. Then he started looking for people who believed in him without telling him what the project was. He just told me that he was writing 14 books that would change mankind in a good way. He asked me for a year without working to finish and I, guided by a doctor, gave permission "

What doctor? Why would she ask the opinion of a doctor about it?

Another quote:

"If he opened the door of the room and called us to see, I would cry until I 'died', call the ambulance and order hospitalization. He knew what we would do. Maybe he disapeared for us to come to that clarification. Maybe he tried to patent, he could not, and he created a language of his own or maybe the work was made to be read by those who have an intelligence beyond "

She's a psychologist, but the first thing she would do is hospitalize her son?

These quotes make me think that the family already suspected that the boy was "crazy".

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:02 PM
a reply to: Ghost147

Savant, Aspergers, who knows and yet I also agree this is the deep end of why I came here . We may never get answers.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:16 PM
a reply to: Peserc

More likely the mom is crazy. Probably a controlling Catholic religious nut, which is why the son wouldn't tell her what he was writing about, and wrote in code.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:18 PM
Does anyone have pictures of this happy family all together before mom and dad went on vacation? Are they really a family? Is there really a twin brother?

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:29 PM

originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: HeathenJessie

The father intends to publish the books. Yeahi!

Sei He Ki


posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:38 PM
a reply to: Martin75

Family pic

Idk if im allowed to post this, if not, i`m sorry.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:52 PM
My wife found his FB page and is Brazilian so can read it. Says nothing relevant there. Mostly people asking where he is. He posts about Mozart, Pathogoras, Hippocrates, etc.. Quotes from those people.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 06:55 PM
a reply to: TobyFlenderson

Also a painting called Genesis 1:29. 29Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 07:02 PM
Wow that's super amazing watched the vid, I'd love to read those books, even if I couldn't read any of it lol.

It's definitely strange and very very interesting as to what the code(s) is and what they contain.. Maybe a higher power set him this task? or he's been reading everything related to religion then made his mind up then started his project?.

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 07:23 PM

A guy named Igor Rincon decrypted the texts. source in pt

Bruno used a simple encryption technique (idk the name of it). He created a custom alphabet to replace the letters of the roman alphabet, then wrote in normal Portuguese. I translated a few words, and looks like its right.

Custom alphabet on keyboard

posted on Apr, 4 2017 @ 07:58 PM
a reply to: urssmorris

I can't wait to read the rest of the comments. But I did notice on the video that one of the candles is burning on what looks like a type of alter. So if this guy went missing, who would light that candle and why? I was all excited until I saw the lit candle. That shows me that it might be staged.

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