Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Misc.

Those that over-evaluate sex in Catholic teaching - to the point of holding it as the primary sign and impetus for realizing the incarnation of everything in Catholic teaching - simultaneously devalue (and distort, and drain) everything in Catholic teaching to the point of being worse off than an ignorant pagan: at least the ignorant pagan has a fighting chance to come to reverence the News which the prophets would have given everything to see. But those who twist Revelation into their own vain imaginings?

It will be worse for them than it was for Sodom and Gomorrah.

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Love truth, or be damned.

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What if there were world powers, which were evil and tightly knit, and they had every intention of taking over the world, and while still invisible to the public eye, they had differentiated themselves absolutely from the mad-dog repugnance of a Hitler and a Nero by first gaining for their poison crafts respectability - technological respectability, scientific respectability, cultural respectability, an almost omniscient respectability - and that respectability had been transferred down the social strata and conferred on you and me?

It would mean that any movement of revolt against this power would feel like a revolt against our very selves.

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Did you know that depressions are not caused by stock-market crashes? Depressions, such as the one of the 30's, are not "caused" in any sense of there being a single "crashing" factor that then just happens to leave the populace in desperate lean times for a decade. Such is a sort of rot-gut economic calvinist myth. No, mankind for all his fallen nature has a resilience that must actually be chained through the application of external forces, continually applied, when it comes to economies - because that's what people do: they grow things, they have babies, they sell, they buy.

Depressions are not "caused"; rather, depressions are purposefully sustained, annum per annum. Depressions are sustained through the deliberate, continual contraction of the money supply, which is what happened exponentially with every year in the 30's - and that, in spite of a booming population.

During the depression of the 30's, billions of dollars of the money that was contracted year after year was funneled into Germany. Much of it also went to the Kennedy family. It went into building up Germany's infrastructure. So when the 40's rolled around, their money stolen from them, the American people were told, "You have to give up your husbands and sons". And they went to be killed and maimed fighting the forces that were built up with the money that was fleeced from them in the previous decade.

Money only and ever transfers hands.


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“Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.” --Theodore Roosevelt


“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” --Woodrow Wilson


“The real menace of our Republic is the invisible government, which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy legs over our cities, states and nation… The little coterie of powerful international bankers virtually run the United States government for their own selfish purposes. They practically control both parties, … and control the majority of the newspapers and magazines in this country. They use the columns of these papers to club into submission or drive out of office public officials who refuse to do the bidding of the powerful corrupt cliques which compose the invisible government. It operates under cover of a self-created screen [and] seizes our executive officers, legislative bodies, schools, courts, newspapers and every agency created for the public protection.”  --New York City Mayor John F. Hylan, 1922


"In the first place, it is obvious that not only is wealth concentrated in our times but an immense power and despotic economic dictatorship is consolidated in the hands of a few, who often are not owners but only the trustees and managing directors of invested funds which they administer according to their own arbitrary will and pleasure.
This dictatorship is being most forcibly exercised by those who, since they hold the money and completely control it, control credit also and rule the lending of money. Hence they regulate the flow, so to speak, of the life-blood whereby the entire economic system lives, and have so firmly in their grasp the soul, as it were, of economic life that no one can breathe against their will." --Pope Pius XI, QUADRAGESIMO ANNO


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Of course, they said those kinds of things because they were just a bunch of kooky, paranoid fringe conspiracy theorists.

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