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  • Ethnic Minorities Deserve Safe Spaces Without White People

    05/25/2015 3:19:42 AM PDT · 32 of 108
    spirited irish to Darksheare
    The insanity behind the concept of "safe spaces" is scapegoating: "And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat." Leviticus 16:8

    After all of the sins of the people were symbolically transferred onto the scapegoat it was further burdened with all marks of reproach, imprecations, and hate. After this the people prayed that all those evils which were due to themselves might fall upon the goat rather than on the sinners themselves even though scapegoating cannot clean a dirty conscience.

    A dirty conscience, selfishness, self-indulgence, envy, covetousness and pride hinders and blinds the soul's vision of itself as it really is. Thus Truth and the revelation of its' own sin,

    "...causes what it was trying to avoid seeing to be set before its eyes. What it had preferred to be hidden behind its back is now brought round and it is forced to confront it face to face." Formerly it had "looked at itself and been very pleased with itself and become a lover of its power. It had lost the ability to look honestly at its own actions and thus justified all its evil deeds. Through its selfishness and self-indulgence it became insolent (and) proud..." (St. Augustine, Sermon 142,3)

    As it is throughout the Middle East where a victim of rape can be stoned to death by her rapist, here in America we witness the rapid rise of a scapegoating society because a majority of "sinless" Americans (a consensus) within and without the Christian Church reject the eternally unchanging Truth and Moral Law of the Triune God in favor of their own sovereign, yet morally relative "sacred opinions" "feelings" and "choices." Thus they refuse to accept personal responsibility for their own sins but rather freely scapegoat other people who they unjustly accuse of hate, homophobia, racism, sexism, intolerance, hate speech, fear-mongering, and mental illness. Thus people of color scapegoat white people, homosexuals scapegoat "hateful homophobic" straight males and females, pedophiles scapegoat parents trying to protect their own children from perverts, haters of truth (liars) scapegoat the truthful, the indecent scapegoat the decent, the cowardly scapegoat the courageous, the envious crucify the human objects of their envy; thieves, rioters and murderers scapegoat society, and sinful self-indulgent unfaithful Christian compromisers scapegoat faithful Christians.

    Where a majority are not guilty of their own evils, scapegoats are necessary. Human scapegoats will be burdened with the evils of the guilty and crucified on the altars of the self-centered, self-indulgent, and proud. Scripture calls this idolatry.

  • Why Evan Sayet's Conservative Comedy Tour is Significant

    05/22/2015 6:46:37 AM PDT · 4 of 25
    spirited irish to cob201

    Collectively speaking, Leftists are crazy-making Red Queens enslaved by their disordered passions, which is why they are incapable of true reason. Therefore anyone, such as you Evan, who intends resistance (which is noble and courageous) must be ready to withstand not only a constant and withering barrage of ridicule and character destruction (psychological bullying) but be ready to be shunned, hated, written off as dangerously insane, and scape-goated. As an old song goes, “When you walk through the storm hold your head up high and don’t be afraid of the dark. At the end of the storm is a golden sky and sweet sounding song of a lark.” So walk on, Evan, walk on with hope in your heart!

  • Scientific Neutrality and Modernist Christians in a Man-Centered Universe

    05/20/2015 3:37:48 PM PDT · 7 of 9
    spirited irish to YHAOS
    The term "Modernist" originated with Pope Pius X in his encyclical Pascendi. Though Modernism began among Protestants, around the turn of the century its' corruptions were 'blossoming' within the Catholic Church. Pope St. Pius X said of Modernism,

    "can anybody . . . be surprised that We should define it as the synthesis of all heresies?"

    He identified Modernism as the most dangerous threat to the Catholic Church, in part because, even as far back as 1907 (when the encyclical was written), Modernists,

    "[belonged] to the Catholic laity, and, what is much more sad, to the ranks of the priesthood itself." He said that "injury [to the Church] is the more certain," because "the more intimate is their knowledge of her" as insiders.

    In almost 100 years, nothing has changed. In fact, it's gotten worse, and we now contend with Modernists, not only in the laity and in the priesthood, but even amongst the bishops and "cardinals."

    Among identifying marks of Modernism, taken directly from the Pope's encyclical are:

    "[Infer] that God can never be the direct object of science."

    "Contrive to make the transition from Agnosticism . . . to scientific and historic Atheism."

    "Are found to be utterly wanting in respect for authority, even for the supreme authority."

    "Both science and history must be atheistic."

    "There is room for nothing but phenomena [things perceptible to the senses]."

    "In the Person of Christ . . . science and history encounter nothing that is not human."

    "Whatever there is in His history suggestive of the divine must be rejected."

    "In every religious fact, when one takes away the divine reality and the experience of it . . . everything else, and especially the religious formulas, belongs to the sphere of phenomena and therefore falls under the control of science."

    "It is therefore the right of philosophy and of science to form its knowledge concerning the idea of God, to direct it in its evolution and to purify it of any extraneous elements which may have entered into it."

    "Science is to be entirely independent of faith, while on the other hand . . . faith is made subject to science."

    Full list of identifying markers here: http://catholicapologetics.info/modernproblems/modernism/piusx.html

    The "synthesis of all heresies" has spread into and corrupted the whole body of the Christian Church in one way or another in differing degrees of corruption.

  • Scientific Neutrality and Modernist Christians in a Man-Centered Universe

    05/20/2015 3:14:36 PM PDT · 6 of 9
    spirited irish to Zionist Conspirator

    If Hahn was at one time a higher critic he no longer is, but is now its’ enemy so to speak. Below is a partial review of “Politicizing the Bible...” followed by two websites of interest.

    “.....the Bible has played a role in a number of empires, societies, tribes, and nations, and where it has, those who would wield power have tried to wield biblical interpretation to serve their purposes.

    Such is the subtle line taken in Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker’s recent book, Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture 1300-1700 (Crossroad, 2013). (Full disclosure: I wrote an enthusiastic recommendation for the book, and now appreciate the opportunity to review it in some detail.) Until rather recently, most biblical scholars have presented the modern historical-critical method of interpreting Scripture as the triumph of dispassionate, neutral historical objectivity over the distorting interpretive constraints imposed on the text by creed, dogma, tradition, and Church, the triumph of the Enlightenment over the middle ages.

    http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Item/3344/The_Roots_of_the_Political_Use_and_Abuse_of_the_Bible.aspx

    http://www.usml.edu/directory/faculty/scott-hahn-ph-d

    https://historyofinterpretation.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/politicizing-the-bible-a-look-at-scott-hahn-and-benjamin-wiker-politicizing-the-bible-part-1/

  • Scientific Neutrality and Modernist Christians in a Man-Centered Universe

    05/20/2015 10:36:53 AM PDT · 2 of 9
    spirited irish to YHAOS

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  • Scientific Neutrality and Modernist Christians in a Man-Centered Universe

    05/20/2015 10:36:20 AM PDT · 1 of 9
    spirited irish
  • Good times for dissident Dominicans: Über-liberal Timothy Radcliffe appointed by Pope Francis...

    05/16/2015 3:36:43 PM PDT · 3 of 13
    spirited irish to BlatherNaut

    The men of Sodom are being facilitated within the whole body of the Christian Church. It is one of the terrible signs of our darkening age.

  • The Morning After the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

    05/16/2015 7:36:32 AM PDT · 25 of 37
    spirited irish to Mark17
    Who but our Lord knows what perversity will be 'legalized' next? However, with respect to His judgment, the pre-flood world and post-flood Sodom and Gomorrah have something to say about the times we are in:

    "Rabbi Huna said in the name of Rabbi Joseph, "The generation of the Flood was not wiped out until they wrote marriage documents for the union of a man to a male or to an animal." Genesis Rabbah 26:4-5; Leviticus Rabbah 23:9

    "Rabbi Hiyyah taught: The passage reads 'I am the Lord, your God' two times---I am the One Who punished the generation of the Flood, and the people of Sodom and Gomorrah, and Egypt; and in the future I will punish those who do as they did. The generations of the Flood were kings, and were wiped off the earth when they were soaked in sexual sin." Leviticus Rabbah 23:9

    "And what did they do? A man got married to a man, and a woman to a woman, a man married a woman and her daughter, and a woman married...two men. Therefore it is said, 'And you shall not walk in their statutes." Sifra Acharei Mot, Parashah 9:8

    God wiped them off the earth when they were soaked in sexual sin. But idolatry preceded and actually paved the way for the rest:

    "In this way, even by magic...they were supposed in the first and literal idolatry to become gods." Tertullian Treatise on the soul 57

    In the original pre-flood idolatry antediluvians believed the snake's lie that after the death of their bodies they would spiritually evolve into gods. The way was open for them to spiritually evolve by actualizing the god-force within their own hearts. After all, according to the snake the original Creator God no longer existed because He had emptied Himself into creation so that all that existed was a universal divine force. (Ancient Paganism: The Sorcery of Fallen Angels, Ken Johnson, Th.D., p. 35)

    God no longer existed, that is until they found out differently---when it was too late:

    "And they called to Noah, saying, Open for us that we may come to thee in the ark---and wherefore should we die? And Noah, with a loud voice, answered them from the ark, saying, Have you not all rebelled against the Lord, and said that he does not exist?" Jasher 6:18-19

  • The Morning After the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

    05/16/2015 3:35:20 AM PDT · 7 of 37
    spirited irish to Mark17

    Already polygamy is making a comeback. But the next perversions to seek supreme court approval may well be multiple males marrying each other and males or females marrying the animals they “love.”

  • Our Forgotten Hostages

    05/13/2015 4:02:57 AM PDT · 6 of 9
    spirited irish to SkyPilot

    Amen to everything you said so very well!!

  • How redefining marriage will make US fertility rates fall even faster

    04/29/2015 11:36:33 AM PDT · 8 of 17
    spirited irish to I cannot think of a name; wagglebee

    Moreover, children fortunate enough to escape the abortion holocaust are primed rather early in schools to submit to the rape of their minds and bodies. To wit:

    http://www.article8.net/downloads/LittleBlackBook.pdf

  • Please pray for my Mom

    04/23/2015 3:49:27 PM PDT · 6 of 143
    spirited irish to Tolerance Sucks Rocks

    Prayers sent for you and your mother!

  • Barack Obama Celebrates #EarthDay By Burning Fossil Fuels

    04/23/2015 3:11:23 AM PDT · 19 of 20
    spirited irish to Misterioso

    LOL!!!!

  • Barack Obama Celebrates #EarthDay By Burning Fossil Fuels

    04/22/2015 3:52:29 PM PDT · 4 of 20
    spirited irish to nickcarraway

    Typical arrogant self-worshippers’ mantra: Do what I say, not what I do!

  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    04/21/2015 3:03:03 AM PDT · 4 of 11
    spirited irish to Jeanbl

    Amen and Amen!!!!

  • Our Shameless World

    04/14/2015 3:14:13 AM PDT · 3 of 4
    spirited irish to SoFloFreeper

    With respect to our shameless culture, corrupt politicians, out-and-proud sexual anarchists, etc., this essay says it all!

  • "My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?"

    03/31/2015 2:51:40 AM PDT · 5 of 298
    spirited irish to SoFloFreeper; YHAOS

    Thank-you for posting this profoundly insightful article. Right here, “Both the Father and Son knew from all eternity that Jesus would become the Lamb of God who would take away the sin of the world (Acts 15:18)” is the complete refutation of evolutionary conceptions, that is, progressive creationism and evolutionary theism, which from the inner logic of their position make the Father responsible for death. If evolutionary theism and progressive creation are true, then millions of life-forms lived, suffered, and died long before the hominids appeared from which man supposedly evolved. Once more, if evolutionary conceptions applied to the Book of Beginnings are true, then man is not a sinner in need of salvation by Christ but rather he needs to save himself from the obviously inept Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, the One God in three Persons responsible for sin and death.

  • Top Obama Official: Reading Koran Reminds Me of “Quintessentially American Values”

    03/27/2015 3:23:58 AM PDT · 47 of 50
    spirited irish to YHAOS

    “quintessentially American values” . . . yikes!

    Spirited: The real meaning underlying Obama’s twisted reasoning is found in the Black Book of Communism where a summation of America-hating sentiment is stated like so: “Everywhere we (anti-creation socialists, Marxists, et al look we see evil.” Or in the words of Karl Marx our war is against the Triune God Who created by the power of His Word and the world created by Him. In his poem, “The Pale Maiden” he admits that he has willfully opted for Hell (Marx & Satan, Richard Wurmbrand, p. 22) In other words, the Old Order (the Christian God and His Created Order) is evil and must be destroyed (uncreated) in order that a perfect NWO can arise from its’ ashes like a phoenix. Thus today’s anti-creation forces (self-evolved transhumanists) speak of an ongoing process of creative destruction. Far from being radically opposed to the transhumanist agenda, many anti-creation conservatives embrace the creative destruction of what yet remains of the America of the founding generation, meaning a bipartisan consensus exists that was summarized a few months ago by self-evolved President Obama who said we are “not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose.”

  • Is the God of the Old Testament a Moral Monster? An Interview with Dick Belcher

    03/10/2015 2:21:25 PM PDT · 38 of 50
    spirited irish to Mr Rogers
    "The root problem is man trying to decide if HE approves of GOD..." Spirited: Agreed, but add that man also wants to define for himself what is good and what is evil. Man wants to be as God. And when these root problems come to fullness then barbarism prevails, as it did in the pre-flood and increasingly in our own. Early Church Father John of Damascus identifies barbarism as the primordial heresy, the idea that man is god:

    "Barbarism is that which prevailed from the days of Adam down through ten generations to the time of Noah. It is called barbarism because of the fact that in those times men had no ruling authority or mutual accord, but every man was independent and a law unto himself after the dictates of his own will." (John of Damascus, "The Fount of Knowledge," cited in Political Apocalypse, Ellis Sandoz, p. 131)

  • The Foolishness Of The Cross

    02/28/2015 4:39:20 AM PST · 38 of 54
    spirited irish to Star Traveler; HiTech RedNeck; YHAOS
    The bookends of Scripture are the Book of Beginnings and Revelation, and as the Word Incarnate Jesus Christ fulfills all of the law and prophecy from the Beginning (Genesis) to the End He is Alpha and Omega. Of the many Church Fathers who closely studied the Genesis account, most accepted the seven day account: 6 instantaneous acts (days) of creation by the creative power of God's spoken word with the 7th day, the day of rest, meaning that God is no longer creating but sustaining and upholding.

    As the author rightly observed, moderns want a god that can give them humanistic power and wisdom. This "god" is the god of scientism (magic science) and evolution. According to man, this god supposedly created a Cosmic Egg (Big Bang) which upon exploding produced the matter and psychic energy that when acted upon by evolution over billions of years eventuated in hominids and then finally man.

    In this account can be seen the devastating effects of man's worldly wisdom which has either rejected Him completely, subsumed Him into the time/space dimension (pantheism/ quantum physics) or redefined Him as a deistic deity that performs at the behest of sovereign man issuing in an inverted anti-creation account wherein power is not from Above but from below.

    Benjamin Wiker observes that the modern 'scientific' worldview cosmogony is a secularized, mathematical formula, "..entirely stripped of the supernatural (grounded in the new) understandings of nature, science and philosophy that laid down the presuppositions on which Scripture scholarship came to rest...Little (can be) understood about the rise of modern biblical criticism if close attention is not paid to the great cosmological shift that occurs in the seventeenth century...The two occur as part of one revolution because the shift in the meaning of nature includes human nature as well." ( Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture, 1300-1700, Wiker & Hahn, p. 257)

    This cosmogony emerged in the heart of Christendom at the time of the Renaissance. At that time magic science and evolutionary philosophy originally took the form of occult pantheist humanism bespeaking evolution of divine spark or spirit to higher and higher states of god-consciousness. Later on another form arose: evolutionary secular (materialist) humanism. While the former was blatantly occult and spiritually pagan, the latter was essentially a de-spiritualized but nevertheless arcane version of the former falsely presenting itself as demonstrable empirical science to masses of hopeless people. Research historian James Webb comments:

    "Reason had died sometime before 1865...After the Age of Reason came the Age of the Irrational...." Bereft of assurances of immortality after so great an attack on biblical revelation masses of hopeless people were "begging for a revelation which was scientifically demonstrable."(The Occult Underground)

    Karl Marx's irrational secular-atheist dialectical-materialism (evolutionism) was offered as a scientifically demonstrable revelation that cannot be understood apart from the inventor of the dialectic system, master-magician G.W.F. Hegel. Hegel was an important member of the occult Gnostic intelligentsia that emerged out of the Renaissance. He closely studied ancient and modern wisdom traditions including ancient Egyptian Hermetic magic and Babylonian Kabala as well as mesmerism, psychic phenomena, dowsing, precognition, and sorcery. He professed belief in a pantheistic Earth Spirit, and informally aligned himself with Hermetic societies, Luciferian Freemasons, and the pantheist-Rosicrucian's. (Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition, Glenn Alexander Magee, 2001)

    Enrico Ferri (1856-1926) provides an example of the magic undergirding dialectical materialism. A prominent socialist of his day and an Italian criminologist who for many years was the editor of Avanti, a socialist daily, Ferri wrote of the divine miracle-producing 'knowing' energies animating ideological systems in "Socialism and Religious Beliefs." Ferri confessed:

    "....modern positive science...has substituted the conception of natural causality for the conception of miracles and divinity....I add that not only is Darwinism not contrary to socialism, but that it forms one of its fundamental scientific premises. As Virchow justly remarked, socialism is nothing else than the logical and vital outcome partly of Darwinism and partly of Spencerian evolution." (Marxists.org)

    What 'scientific' secular-atheists aspired to be in completely reordering Christian-based Western society and the souls of men according to scientific evolutionary principles, 20th century Fabians actually were. Much if not most of the apostasy, madness, lawlessness, chaos and all else that has gone so horribly wrong here in America is attributable to the occult Gnostic Fabians.

    The first Fabians had almost all been lapsed Anglicans from Evangelical homes who became dignitaries in the Church of England:

    "There was a Christian fringe to the London socialism of the eighties, but this too was Anglican. The Christian Socialists came together in Stewart Headlam's Guild of St. Matthew and the Land Reform Union; and the more respectable Christian Social Union, formed in 1889 -- seeking in Fabian style to permeate the Anglican Church -- soon attracted more than two thousand clerical members. Dissenting clergymen too began to find a place in the Fabian Society and the London Progressives, while Unitarian churches and centres like Stanton Coit's Ethical Church provided a meeting place for believers and idealist agnostics . . . Socialism was for all of them, the new Evangelism." (Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie, The Fabians, Simon & Schuster, 1977, p. 18)

    The failure of many Anglican hierarchy to repudiate apostatizing higher critics and radical freethinkers scandalized faithful, orthodox Evangelicals, whose outraged response was considered reactionary by the scholarly community. In 1861, Benjamin Jowett and six liberal apostatizing Churchmen published a volume entitled Essays and Reviews, in which they expressed alarm lest,

    "…the majority of Churchmen, by holding fast the narrow, fundamental beliefs, should estrange themselves more and more from contemporary thought." (The Founders of Psychical Research, Alan Gauld, p. 49)

    The apostatizing Jowett held that, "Scripture must be interpreted like any other book and some of the essayists were even more radical in their tone."

    The portents of apostasy in the Church of England were ominous:

    "It seemed to conservative Christians quite appalling that at a time when the impregnable rock of Holy Scripture was being undermined by Darwin and his allies, a group of those whose sacred duty should have been to shore it up again had conspired to hammer their wedges not under it but into it." (Gauld, p. 50)

    Gauld records the rapid decline in faith among younger Cambridge men:

    "Scepticism based on science flowed into and reinforced the older stream of doubt stemming from historical and ethical considerations. Their joint effect may be traced in the fact that whilst the outstanding Cambridge men of the 1840's -- B. F. Westcott, C. B. Scott, J. Llewellyn Davies, J.E.B. Mayer, Lord Alwyne Compton, E.H, Bickersteth, C. F. Mackenzie, Charles Evans, J. B. Lightfoot, E. W. Benson and F.J.A. Hort -- all took Orders (three of them becoming great clerical headmasters and six bishops), the outstanding Cambridge intellectuals of the 1870's -- the Trinity group centring on Henry Sidgwick and Henry Jackson and including Frederic Myers, G. W. and A. J. Balfour, Walter Leaf, Edmund Gurney, Arthur Verrall, F. W. Maitland, Henry Butcher and George Prothero -- tended towards agnosticism or hesitant Deism." (Gauld, p. 64)

    In this same period a group of young dons from Trinity College, Cambridge, were also turning to psychic research as a substitute for their lost Evangelical faith:

    " In February 1882, Podmore took Pease to a meeting at which this group founded the Society for Psychical Research . . . Among those who founded the SPR were Henry Sidgwick, Arthur Balfour -- later a conservative Prime Minister -- and his brother, Gerald." (The Fabians, p. 18)

    The progenitor of the socialist Fabian Society was the Cambridge University spiritist group, the Ghost Society founded in 1851. The Ghost Society also spawned the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) founded in 1887:

    "Council Members and Honorary Members of the SPR included a past Prime Minister (William Gladstone)...and a future Prime Minister (Arthur Balfour)...2 bishops; and Tennyson and Ruskin, two of the outstanding literary figures of the day (as well as) Lewis Carroll (and) a surprising number of titled persons." (Gauld, p. 140)

    Having replaced the Genesis account with a secular mathematical formula, conceptually murdered the God of Revelation, disowned their own souls, and closed the way to Heaven Gnostic pagan Fabians sought power here below, thus the over-riding interest of the S.P.R. was the spirit realm. In search of power they conducted scientific research into phenomena such as mesmeric trance, telepathy, clairvoyance, apparitions, haunted houses, seances, and all aspects of mediumism, or contact with spirits, to determine the scientific laws of physical spiritualistic phenomena.

    Above all else, revolutionary/evolutionary socialist organizations such as the Fabians were anti-Inerrancy, anti-Genesis account ex nihilo, counter-establishment, anti-tradition, sexual liberationists consisting of committed Darwinian Gnostic elitists who were intolerant of the Holy God in three Persons, man as His spiritual image bearer, and every vestige of authority such as immutable Truth, Moral Law, sexual ethics, the traditional family, free market systems, individual liberties, and cumbersome processes of Americas' Constitutional Republic and wanted to see a new order ruled by a superior caste.

    It is out of this fetid swamp of Gnostic God-hatred, magic science and nature worship that modern evolutionary theism and progressive creationism emerged.

  • First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

    02/26/2015 6:34:58 AM PST · 25 of 96
    spirited irish to Lazamataz

    The evil won’t be able to live for eternity in another person’s body because their own head is still subject to decay. So the next step-—an even more hideously evil one-—would be to transplant the evil one’s brain into the head of someone else. In any case, “body snatching” will take on a whole new meaning.

  • Best In Show

    02/17/2015 11:59:42 AM PST · 4 of 4
    spirited irish to daletoons

    Next step: If a man believes he is god who are we to disagree?

  • Americans consider Russia as greatest enemy, says Gallup International poll

    02/17/2015 2:37:31 AM PST · 15 of 46
    spirited irish to HiTech RedNeck

    Agreed. Americans are their own worst enemy because we are a people who for the most part have rejected the vertical (Holy Trinity and Moral Law) in favor of the horizontal-—our own autonomous yet corrupt opinions (feelings). This state of affairs holds true at every level of society in thrall to reckless ignorance, pathological narcissism, and out-of-control passions, compulsions, and other spiritual disorders inflated into expert opinion and recently discovered rights and privileges measured by suffering (victimization.

  • Battle Over Satanic Coloring Books Prompts School Board to Ban Bibles (Orange County FL)

    02/12/2015 3:08:44 AM PST · 5 of 27
    spirited irish to knarf

    “I think a lot of people would be surprised with their own thoughts if they would allow themselves the liberty to be paranoid” From the looks of things, it appears that many have already given in to paranoia and lost the ability to turn away from it. As for the Temple of Satan, though its’ members outwardly claim disbelief in demons as unseen but living intelligences matters not because reality does not exist in their darkened, deluded minds. This means that despite their claims they are unconscious Satanists nevertheless. They do his will and perform his cult.

  • Bakers Who Declined Service to Same-Sex Couple Found to Violate Anti-Discrimination Law

    02/10/2015 3:28:32 AM PST · 25 of 70
    spirited irish to SoFloFreeper

    Sexually and emotionally disordered tyrants to Christian bakers: “If you don’t give us what we want, and worse, make us feel bad about ourselves in any way, we’ll DESTROY YOU and receive pleasure from your suffering!”

  • The root of black rage: A reflection on the heart of the Black Lives Matter movement

    02/08/2015 12:26:16 PM PST · 52 of 59
    spirited irish to the_individual2014

    Thank-you for your thoughtful “2 cents.” There is much I agree with, especially your conclusion regarding the author, et al. They don’t realize it but their selfishness, grievance-mongering and hatred are weapons of mass destruction in the hands of manipulative Leftists who use it to destroy our nation. Lenin contemptuously described such people as useless idiots.

    As for Leftists, what are they but hard-hearted psychopaths. The flames of hell burning within their minds shoot forth from their lips, take the form of deceptions, lies, propaganda and snares to entrap the gullible, destroy our nation and lead people to self-destruct.

  • The root of black rage: A reflection on the heart of the Black Lives Matter movement

    02/08/2015 12:10:37 PM PST · 51 of 59
    spirited irish to LibsRJerks

    “didn’t see any love for all those business owners who got their stores looted, smashed, burned to the ground and what not.”

    Spirited: Of course not. But then self-centered tantrum throwers in adult-size bodies have no love for anyone but ‘self.’

  • The root of black rage: A reflection on the heart of the Black Lives Matter movement

    02/08/2015 3:54:35 AM PST · 31 of 59
    spirited irish to 2ndDivisionVet

    Within every group of people of all skin colors and both sexes there are some who willfully choose to nurse grievances and stir up grievances in others and some who willfully choose not to. The author, Obama, and like-minded resentment mongers belong to the first group. Such people are self-centered, emotionally immature, morally insane and blind to the destructive consequences of their own inflammatory thoughts, words and actions. Thomas Sowell and those who think like him belong to the latter. However imperfectly, these people are characterized by selflessness, emotional and moral maturity. They are the truth-speakers and peacemakers committed to putting out the fires ignited by the first group.

  • E. O. Wilson: I'm not an atheist but religion should be eliminated

    02/01/2015 1:26:03 AM PST · 4 of 48
    spirited irish to sauron

    Bravo!

  • Christian and Countercultural

    01/31/2015 3:34:27 AM PST · 8 of 11
    spirited irish to dr_lew

    “Well, don’t talk about it” really sums up the attitude of both Christians and conservatives today. When the ugly truth regarding the evils surrounding them and being done to their own children (see link below)by so-called “sex educators” who are really males in dresses and females pretending to be men they morph into the 3 monkeys: see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Some will even accuse truth-bearers of hypocritical judgmentalism.

    http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/black_book/black_book_inside.html

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/29/2015 12:47:19 PM PST · 22 of 23
    spirited irish to Talisker
    On the miraculous creation of the first man Church Father John Chrysostom wrote: “And God formed man of dust (matter) from the earth, and breathed into his face the breath of life, and man became a living soul….the inbreathing communicated to the one created out of earth the power of life, and thus the nature of the soul was formed. What does a living soul mean? An active soul, which has the members of the body as the implements of its activities, submissive to its will.” (Genesis, Creation, and Early Man, Seraphim Rose, p.215)

    Gregory of Nyssa added: “The body and the soul were formed at the same time—not one before and the other afterwards…” (ibid, p. 218) Early Church Fathers make the point that the whole of creation---angels, time, matter, fire, wind, water, herbs, trees, all life and conscious life---was brought into existence from non-existence (ex nihilo) in six instantaneous creative acts and not from anything already in existence or from the Essence or Nature of God. Therefore creation does not have the same essence as the living, personal God Who spoke creation into existence and is not a part of God as most ancient and modern pagans believe.

    Brahman: the Void (also Teilhards' Omega)

    In the “Quantum Society,” physics writers Danah Zohar and Ian Marshall advocate a new "occult" science of pantheism, psychology and sociology grounded in a breathtaking range of practical implications in the,

    “…fundamental physics that underlies all else that is in the universe” lending itself to a holistic understanding that “the nature of the mind, the nature of society, and the nature of nature are all one and the same thing…linked by a common physics.” (The Making of the New Spirituality: the Eclipse of the Western Religious Tradition, James Herrick p. 170-171)

    The ultimate discovery of the new "occult" Physics is "scientific" proof of the basic correctness of Benedict Spinoza’s pantheistic theology---nature is god.

    According to Zohar and Marshall, the fundamental physics underlying all else in the universe consist of two sorts of particles, bosons and fermions. Fermions “are particles that make up things” including “protons, neutrons, and electrons, the basic constituents of the atom.” In other words, “all of the matter of the universe is made of fermions.” (ibid)

    Thus there are only two kinds of matter in the universe, and all of one kind is what we call physical matter. The other kind of matter is spiritual and mental boson particles. Bosons are the fundamental spiritual/mental forces that “bind the universe together---the electromagnetic, the gravitational, the strong and weak nuclear…” Since bosons appear to “like clustering together,” consciousness and social qualities are most likely boson phenomena. (ibid)

    Both physicists contend that the boson is implicated in basic evolutionary processes, thus there is a “whole new ‘metaphysic” of the human in the history of the boson:

    “If the tendency of two bosons to bunch together at the most basic level of early physical processes can be traced in unbroken sequence to the principles underlying the physical basis for conscious mind,” then “we have traced the origins of the human mind back to primordial physical reality.” (ibid)

    This means that in the so-called "social tendencies" of "thinking" bosons physicists have discovered the evolutionary origins of the human soul (self) since the boson is the critical link between the previously immaterial soul (prior to emanating into a material body) and the evolutionary emanation or emergence of both biological life on earth and of the universe itself.

    Zohar and Marshal conclude that there is no longer any basis in the quantum worldview for any “ontological distinction between the human and the natural," meaning between human and divine nature, hence "god" is within man. Their conclusion represents “a radical shift away from the whole earlier Western worldview,” thus is applauded and greatly appreciated by New World Order occult pantheist globalists, Luciferian Theosophists, Satanists, Wiccans, and other nature worshippers.

    Zohar and Marshal also find that when physicists probe the deep recesses of the universe they are confronted by a void, an indefinite and seemingly infinite field of energy that they call the ‘quantum vacuum,” a background without features that seems empty yet is where all physical objects originate:

    “All the waves and particles that we can see and measure, literally, as in the Greek, ex-ist or ‘stand out from’ an underlying sea of potential that physicists have named the vacuum….just as waves undulate on the sea.” This ‘sea’ of proto-physicality is an “all pervasive, underlying field of potential…the vacuum.” (ibid, p. 172)

    The ‘quantum vacuum’ is strikingly similar to some Hindu and Buddhist accounts of the origins of physical objects as emanations from the impersonal, non-living One and/or the Void. Nor do Zohar and Marshall deny the similarity:

    “The vacuum spoken of by quantum physicists, like the Buddhist concept of Sunyata, or the Void, to which it is so similar, is replete with potentiality.” (ibid)

    From the time of ancient Babylon the Void is the "ultimate ground of being" and true mystical religious experience. As the beginning and ending of all reality, the Void or vacuum is “the vast sea of all else that is.” Moreover, humans are not individual persons but excited modes of the Void:

    “…the vacuum has the same physical structure as human consciousness.” As this is the case, then the (non)soul of the Void and soul of the human are one and the same substance. “There is…quite possibly a common physics linking human consciousness to the ground state of ‘everything that ever existed or can exist’ in the universe (and we) are part of it. Each one of us as an individual is an excitation of the vacuum, an individual being on the sea of Being” and this is a straightforward conclusion of “orthodox physics. It is…proven.” (pp. 172-173)

    The Doctrine of Emanation

    According to the doctrine of emanation, the entire universe, all spirit, life, and even all of the gods, human beings, and everything else, came about by a process of emanation (or unfolding, emergence or evolution) from the non-living energy field or Ultimate Ground of Being (Void, Abyss). Just as waves form across the surface of the ocean, so the Void forms upon itself successive waves (emanations) of entities that in turn emanate further entities and so on, with all of these entities interacting within an extraordinary network or great chain of being consisting of downward-sloping self-contained planes of existence, a top-down hierarchy of astral plane realities arranged vertically.

    Each higher plane of existence emanates the one below it through a process of emanation, thus each plane stands in the position of ground of being (god) to the one below it. Therefore creation is not creation ex nihilo, as the Genesis account teaches, but emanation out of the Void, the ultimate ground of being.

    Each plane of existence has its own specific characteristics, thus there can be a plane where spirit or thought forms exist; where the Gnostic demiurge, the evil Jehovah, God of material creation exists; the realm of the deities, demons, heavens, hells, angels, and so on, realm upon realm, all looking downwards to the physical realm and also looking upwards to the Void or quantum vacuum.

    Nature Worship

    Brahman by any other name is merely the evolving universe of energy and matter. It has within it no ultimate source for life and soul/spirit. Thus Nirvana is a nowhere land for nonbeings.

    Ex-guru Rabi Maharaj and Vishal Mangalwadi left Hinduism behind because they know it is a dead-end. Moreover they have expressed in writing their shock that Westerners, having received the greatest gift of all--the Truth, the Way, and the Life, have rejected His offer of salvation and eternal life in favor of the nothingness of the Void. Do as they have done. Reject the Void and turn back to Jesus Christ Talisker.

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/28/2015 3:29:27 PM PST · 19 of 23
    spirited irish to Talisker
    My knowledge of nature religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism is not the result of Bible tracts but intense research and thorough study. The quote with respect to "non-self" for example is from "The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization," by the highly respected Indian philosopher Vishal Mangalwadi. For your interest, many well-respected Indian philosophers and even ex-gurus have rejected Hinduism and Buddhism in favor of Jesus Christ and His Way of salvation. They would be among the first to tell you that you are going the wrong way.

    Mangalwadi's Revelation Movement: http://www.revelationmovement.com/

    Death of a Guru: The Story of Rabi Maharaj: http://wri.leaderu.com/pages/maharaj.html

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/28/2015 9:45:31 AM PST · 17 of 23
    spirited irish to Talisker
    Of course you do not know what I'm talking about since you have no idea of the ancient pagan antecedents underlying modern physics.

    There really is nothing new in this world. What once was the animistic (animated matter/physics) worldview of ancient superstitious pagans has been revised and revamped for modern tastes.

    For example, prior to the rise of mechanical philosophy, naturalism and positivism (scientism) in the 16th and 17th centuries, the existence of mans' immaterial (unseen) soul/spirit (intellect, will) was taken for granted throughout Christendom, but then simply ignored by naturalists and finally forgotten. Thus modern materialists such as cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett confidently deny free will and the immateriality of the intellect and will without even the slightest acquaintance with the ancient pagan antecedents of their assertions.

    Modern materialism together with its' occult New Age counterpart are the antithesis of the Revealed Word and remain virtually unchanged from what they were in Paul's time:

    "Paul was reasoning in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and in the market place every day with those who happened to be present. And also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him. Some were saying, "What would this idle babbler wish to say?" Others, "He seems to be a proclaimer of strange deities,"-- because he was preaching Jesus and the resurrection. And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is which you are proclaiming?… "(Acts 17:18-19)

    The Stoics (todays' occult New Age/ cosmic Transhumanists) and Epicureans (todays' materialists/secular Transhumanists) were the two most prominent schools of nature philosophy/nature science/nature religion of that time. Theirs was an atheistic scientific worldview predicated upon a universe of animated (evolving) matter (animism) and energy. They were the physicists of their age.

    The principle tenet of the Epicureans held that the world was not made by any deity, or with any design, but came into its being and form, through a fortuitous concourse of animated atoms of various sizes and magnitude that cemented together and so formed the world.

    The world and everything in it--life, being, mind--were not created but rather the accidental emergent products of a great cosmic event (Cosmic Egg/Big Bang) that spontaneously generated matter from nothing. In this way of thinking, humans are aggregates of matter in motion in a human form and the human mind an active principle of grey matter.

    This way of thinking forms the basis of the psychology of Sigmund Freud as well as of Darwin's evolutionary conception, modern evolutionary biology, Dennett's so-called 'cognitive science,' secular humanism and secular trans-humanism.

    The Stoics were a celebrated school of severe and lofty pantheists. Like the Epicureans, they were animists. Their main principle was that the universe of energy was under the law of an iron necessity (determinism in Darwinian creeds and karma in Eastern creeds), the spirit of which was what they called the Deity, World Soul or Gaia.

    Much of modern quantum physics falls under occult science and mystical pantheism.

    Stoic and Epicurean sages received their ideas from ancient Chaldeans (Babylonians), Egyptians and Hindus whose nature systems extended back centuries before Greek and Roman civilization.

    Returning to Heisenberg, along with his loss of faith in the Christian God in three Persons came the devastating loss of immortality after death, and loss of an ultimate source for life, intellect, will, conscience, meaning, and purpose.

    If there is no Triune God of life and creation, then it logically follows that there is no source for life, consciousness, soul, spirit and will, or for human dignity, worth, liberty, and property. Without God the Father unalienable (God-given) rights are meaningless. If man is not God's spiritual image-bearer, then he is less than nothing, a conclusion Buddha reached long before Jesus Christ walked this earth:

    "Six centuries before Jesus Christ, the Buddha already knew that if God does not exist, then the human self cannot exist either......Therefore, he deconstructed the Hindu idea of the soul. When one starts peeling the onion skin of one's psyche, he discovers that there is no solid core at the center of one's being. Your sense of self is an illusion. Reality is nonself (anatman). You don't exist. Liberation, the Buddha taught, is realizing the unreality of your existence." (The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization, Vishal Mangalwadi, p. 6)

    This bears repeating: Reality is nonself...You don't exist. Nor did Heisenberg, Karl Marx, Nietzsche, Stalin, Lenin, and so very many more from years past who dug pits for themselves along with many of today such as Richard Dawkins, and Daniel Dennett. Logically, all of them were and are the Walking Dead while in this world.

    And finally, that the so-called "scientifically enlightened" take these "self-deniers" seriously is a pitiful commentary on the gullibility and intellectual and spiritual poverty of our so-called "scientific elites" and their obsessed followers.

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/27/2015 2:45:20 PM PST · 15 of 23
    spirited irish to Talisker
    "This philosophical insight is actually reduced to an experimentally reproduceable phenomenon in cases where the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle applies."

    Spirited: No it doesn't. Heisenberg's "uncertainty" derives from losing his faith tied to a subsequent fall into the "here below" (naturalism) and a desperate but ultimately futile search for answers to the ultimate questions: where did life and the universe come from? What is man and what happens after he dies?

    While Heisenberg's futile search took him deeper and deeper into mereological nihilism (see Quantum Field Theory and Mereological Nihilism/Atomism, physics forums)earlier apostates searched within the spirit realm:

    "Skepticism based on science flowed into and reinforced the older stream of doubt stemming from historical and ethical considerations. Their joint effect may be traced in the fact that whilst the outstanding Cambridge men of the 1840's...all took Orders (three of them becoming great clerical headmasters and six bishops), the outstanding Cambridge intellectuals of the 1870's – the Trinity group centring on Henry Sidgwick and Henry Jackson and including Frederic Myers, G. W. and A. J. Balfour, Walter Leaf, Edmund Gurney, Arthur Verrall, F. W. Maitland, Henry Butcher and George Prothero – tended towards agnosticism or hesitant Deism." (The Founders of Psychical Research, Alan Gauld, p. 64)

    In this same period a group of young dons from Trinity College, Cambridge, were also turning to psychic research as a substitute for their lost Evangelical faith:

    " In February 1882, Podmore took Pease to a meeting at which this group founded the Society for Psychical Research . . . Among those who founded the SPR were Henry Sidgwick, Arthur Balfour – later a conservative Prime Minister – and his brother, Gerald." ((Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie,The Fabians, p. 18)

    The progenitor of the socialist Fabian Society was the Cambridge University spiritist group, the Ghost Society, founded in 1851. The Ghost Society also spawned the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) founded in 1887:

    "Council Members and Honorary Members of the SPR included a past Prime Minister (William Gladstone)...and a future Prime Minister (Arthur Balfour)...2 bishops; and Tennyson and Ruskin, two of the outstanding literary figures of the day (as well as) Lewis Carroll (and) a surprising number of titled persons." (Gauld, p. 140)

    Having apostatized from their faith they conceptually murdered the God of Revelation, disowned their own souls, closed the way to Heaven and sought power here below. Thus the over-riding interest of the S.P.R. was not matter as with Heisenberg but the spirit realm. In search of power they conducted scientific research into phenomena such as mesmeric trance, telepathy, clairvoyance, apparitions, haunted houses, séances, and all aspects of mediumism, or contact with spirits, to determine the scientific laws of physical spiritualistic phenomena.

    Secular historians of the nineteenth century agree that the dominant figures in the occult spiritist/socialist and philosophically materialist movements were mainly lapsed Evangelicals and Anglican clergymen preceded by Renaissance occultists. The onslaught of skepticism, atheism, agnosticism, higher Biblical criticism and dehistorization of the Genesis account together with moral relativism, Darwinism, quantum physics, and occult New Age spirituality assaulting the tattered foundations of our Republic were inspired by Protestant/Evangelical heresy together with an unhealthy interest in spiritism. Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie explain this strange anomaly:

    "The lesson instilled by Evangelical parents had been given a secular form. Evolution or what (Sidney) Webb called Zeitgeist, had taken the place of Providence, yet what Webb described as 'blind social forces'...which went on inexorably working out social salvation' did not relieve men of their moral responsibility. Victorian religion had taught that a belief in God's purposes must be accompanied by an effort to discern and advance them. Socialists who substituted a secular religion for the faith of their youth felt the same compulsion." (Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie, The Fabians, 1977, p. 115-116)

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/27/2015 9:53:36 AM PST · 11 of 23
    spirited irish to Heartlander
    While Jerry Coyne cannot or will not accept the immateriality of the intellect, will, and reality of free will, Karl Popper had no such problem.

    Popper (1902-1994) was a British philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics. Because he is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century, what he had to say about philosophical materialism and Darwinism is of utmost importance to the down and dirty war of attrition waged by methodological and ontological naturalists against creationists and intelligent design adherents.

    Though Popper favored evolutionary theory and natural selection, he also forthrightly stated that Darwinism is not a testable scientific theory but rather a metaphysical research program. By this he means that not only is Darwinism metaphysical (immaterial/spiritual), but so are its' two most important foundations, classical empiricism and the observationalist philosophy of science that grew out of it.

    Empiricism is a theory of knowledge that contradicts itself by asserting that human knowledge comes only or primarily via sensory experience rather than the mind while observationalism asserts that human knowledge and theories must be based on empirical observations....instead of the mind. For this reason, Popper argued strongly against empiricism and observationalism, saying that scientific theories and human knowledge generally, is conjectural or hypothetical and is generated by the immaterial creative imagination.

    In other words, all three theories originated in the immaterial mind, a power of which is imagination. As spirit (intellect and will) is the citadel of the soul, then Darwinism, empiricism, and observationalism are spiritual.

    The Founding generation knew that mind is a power of soul, and imagination the power by which mind conceives. In Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828, soul and imagination are respectively defined as:

    1. Soul: "The spiritual, rational and immortal substance in man, which distinguishes him from brutes; that part of man which enables him to think and reason."

    2. Imagination: "...the power or faculty of the mind by which it conceives and forms ideas of things communicated to it by the senses....The business of conception (and the) power of modifying our conceptions, by combining the parts of different ones so as to form new wholes of our own creation...(imagination) selects the parts of different conceptions, or objects of memory, to form a whole more pleasing, more terrible, or more awful, than has ever been presented in the ordinary course of nature."

    In short, Darwinism, classical empiricism and the observationalist philosophy of science claim to be what they are not in order to obtain an advantage over the Genesis account of creation and intelligent design by imposition of immoral means. We need to realize that the most zealous and outspoken defenders of this false science are arrogant sophists who hate truth and reality and mean to keep it out.

  • Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

    01/27/2015 7:40:40 AM PST · 3 of 23
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  • My challenge to Pope Francis: One which will, of course, go unanswered

    01/25/2015 12:06:21 PM PST · 4 of 13
    spirited irish to DesertRhino

    I agree. I’m personally acquainted with many faithful Catholic conservatives. Some have expressed their deep sadness over the direction the Pope and legions of progressive Catholics have been taking the Catholic Church for many years.

  • Prayer request for my cousin David

    01/02/2015 2:15:46 PM PST · 20 of 86
    spirited irish to LonePalm

    Prayers for David and his family!

  • How God turns a French atheist into a Christian theologian

    12/25/2014 6:43:07 AM PST · 9 of 25
    spirited irish to YHAOS

    Hallejah!!!

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/21/2014 12:06:44 PM PST · 28 of 29
    spirited irish to YHAOS
    ‘I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially the extent to which it’s been applied, will be one of the great jokes in the history books of the future. Posterity will marvel that so very flimsy and dubious an hypothesis could be accepted with the incredible credulity that it has.’

    Malcolm Muggeridge, The End of Christendom, But Not of Christ (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1980), pp. 59

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 1:56:45 PM PST · 23 of 29
    spirited irish to IndispensableDestiny
    Distinctions are in order with regard to your blanket-statement: "The big bang is entirely acceptable to the church's dogma." The big bang is acceptable to progressive-minded "Christians" but not to the faithful, orthodox Christians within the whole body of the church, meaning Roman and Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Protestant.

    Years ago, long-time Vatican observer Malachi Martin (1921-1999) described a situation in which the Curia is divided between 'progressive,' that is,evolutionary pantheists, and 'traditionalists;' between adherents of evolutionary conceptions such as Teilhard de Chardin's Hermetic, quasi-Hindu idea, abortion, women and 'gay' priests, and openness to non-Christian nature religions and philosophies and those who oppose such an agenda. According to Martin, 'progressives' hold all the important positions of power, and so are able to bring about a major revolution that if unchecked will constitute,

    "....one of the most spectacular expressions of apostasy in the modern era, dressed up in all the traditional robes and much of the terminology of Christianity but denying its essence." (ibid, Jesus and the Den of Thieves, SCP Journal, Jones, p. 17)

    A great example of a ministry consisting of faithful, orthodox Catholics is the Catholic Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation: http://www.kolbecenter.org/articles/

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 12:24:25 PM PST · 22 of 29
    spirited irish to tacticalogic

    More theology masquerading as news?

    Spirited: Yes indeed-—Evolutionary Theology.

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 12:23:16 PM PST · 21 of 29
    spirited irish to FreedomStar3028

    “the article does a bad job of proving that science is wrong, but the Bible is right. Once again, we live in a fallen world.”

    Spirited: Man is captive to his senses, and given that he is fallen, it logically follows that science is fallible, the theory trumpeted today as the latest and greatest is replaced by tomorrow’s latest and greatest. That said, the article is not trying to prove observable science wrong but rather pointing out that metaphysical speculations posing as science are not observable science.

    Moreover, evolutionary dynamics properly belong to the category of metaphysics, particularly to esotericism since evolution is an unseen energy or power endowed by men with the power of choice (natural selection) and change that according to evolutionary atheists is mindless.

    Evolutionary theists and progressive creationists attempt to get around the awkwardness of the atheist position with claims of Gods’ involvement. This stance puts them in league with Babylonian Cabbalists who wrote of their power to either kill God so as to seize control of His powers or to allow Him to exist in furtherance of some other agenda.

    “Could this article not be applied to Creation as well?”

    Spirited: Again, man is a prisoner of his senses. This means that the only knowledge we can have of God—and creation— must come from Him. Now either we choose to believe that He really did communicate with Abraham, Moses and OT prophets and NT Apostles or we choose not to believe and fall into nihilism-—meaninglessness, hopelessness and despair.

    The choice is yours to make.

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 11:26:13 AM PST · 9 of 29
    spirited irish to reaganaut

    I believe you. At bottom, Mormonism is for its’ inner circle initiates and adepts a modern Mystery Religion:

    Why Mormonism will surrender to homosexuality
    http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/kimball/130213

  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 11:09:06 AM PST · 3 of 29
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  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 11:07:49 AM PST · 2 of 29
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  • Evolutionary Cosmologies: Religious Endeavor to become like God

    11/20/2014 11:07:20 AM PST · 1 of 29
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  • Prayer Request

    11/18/2014 1:34:30 PM PST · 31 of 80
    spirited irish to alphadoggie

    Oh Lord, please comfort your good servant, bring him peace so he can rest tonight. Guide the hands of his surgeons Lord, and bless your servant with speedy recovery. In His Name. Amen

  • The Gun Grabber’s Behind Washington State’s I-594 Reveal Their True Agenda And Your State Is Next !

    11/08/2014 11:08:08 AM PST · 28 of 53
    spirited irish to YHAOS
    In “The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It,” Codevilla, emeritus professor of international relations at Boston University, argues that America’s real divide is between Americans who still worship the supernatural Triune God who created man in His spiritual image and a class of anti-supernatural evolutionary naturalists (i.e., arrogant gun grabbers) and their theological counterparts who dominate both political parties, academe, Hollywood, the courts, science, media and certain seminaries. They preach from pulpits, run big business, our economy and the country's major institutions and imagine themselves entitled to reshape an America that they regard as composed of dangerous (gun-owning) un-evolved subhuman hominids.

    The Ruling Class believe that science and evolution trump the Revelation of God and the Bible, most importantly, the Genesis account of creation ex nihilo. They are not created but rather the evolved products of evolution, hence they are science’s authoritative enlightened priests and god-men who pray to themselves,

    "... as saviors of the planet and as shapers of mankind in their own image.." (The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It, p. xix)

    By elevating science and evolution above the Triune God and the Genesis account of creation ex nihilo, they've stupidly mutilated their own personhood as well as the unique definition of man on which our Constitution is grounded. For fifteen hundred years, Christendom and then later Protestant America had followed St. Augustine (AD 354-430) in affirming that all men are three part (mind, body, soul) image-bearers of the transcendent Triune God (Gen. 1:27). This historically unique view of man is the foundation of our Constitutional rights The Genesis account of creation ex nihilo reveals that man is a person because created in the spiritual image of the One God in three Persons. Man was created directly by God with a superhuman intelligence and original nature from which Adam, hence all of us, fell away and to which we are called back. This historically unique view of man is the foundation of our Constitutional rights, including the right to own firearms.

    How did the utterly stupid dehumanizing Ruling Class attitude replace the Founding generation’s belief that “all men are created equal” because the spiritual image bearers of the living, personal Holy Triune God?

    Codevilla writes that by the 1820s,

    “… J. C. Calhoun was reading in the best London journals that different breeds of animals and plants produce inferior or superior results, slave owners were citing the Negroes’ deficiencies to argue that they should remain slaves indefinitely. Lots of others were reading Ludwig Feuerbach’s rendition of Hegelian philosophy, according to which biblical injunctions reflect the fantasies of alienated human beings or, in the young Karl Marx’s formulation, that ethical thought is “superstructural” to material reality. By 1853, when Sen. John Pettit of Ohio called “all men are created equal” “a self-evident lie,” much of America’s educated class had already absorbed the “scientific” notion (which Darwin only popularized) that man is the product of chance mutation and natural selection of the fittest. Accordingly, by nature, superior men subdue inferior ones as they subdue lower beings or try to improve them as they please….As the 19th century ended, the educated class’s religious fervor turned to social reform: they were sure that because man is a mere part of evolutionary nature, man could be improved, and that they, the most highly evolved of all, were the improvers.” (ibid)

    As their numbers grew and their narcissism inflated,

    “… so did their distaste for common Americans. Believing itself “scientific,” this Progressive class sought to explain its differences from its neighbors in “scientific” terms. The most elaborate of these attempts was Theodor Adorno’s widely acclaimed The Authoritarian Personality (1948). It invented a set of criteria by which to define personality traits, ranked these traits and their intensity in any given person on what it called the “F scale” (F for fascist), interviewed hundreds of Americans, and concluded that most who were not liberal Democrats were latent fascists. This way of thinking about non-Progressives filtered down to college curricula. In 1963-64 for example, I was assigned Herbert McCloskey’s Conservatism and Personality (1958) at Rutgers’s Eagleton Institute of Politics as a paradigm of methodological correctness. The author had defined conservatism in terms of answers to certain questions, had defined a number of personality disorders in terms of other questions, and run a survey that proved “scientifically” that conservatives were maladjusted ne’er-do-well ignoramuses. “(ibid)

    While self-mutilated evolutionists view conservatives as "maladjusted ne’er-do-well ignoramuses," Christians who affirm and defend creation ex nihilo, hence the personhood of man are ignorant, anti-science fundamentalists. According to one prominent "self-mutilated" evolutionary theist, not only are they a cause of embarrassment to fashionably-correct, scientifically enlightened Christians, but also guilty of harming Christianity.

  • Faith Schools Which 'Indoctrinate' Children Against Homosexuality Face Being Closed Down..[UK]

    11/06/2014 4:10:19 PM PST · 13 of 14
    spirited irish to Dutchboy88

    Not a problem! :-)