The signals are multiplying the Bishop of Rome might be about to join the ranks of Environ-Mentalism. Which, considering the man, isn't much of a surprise.
Now: everyone loves kitten, beautiful sunsets, and the environment; I have also never heard anyone saying we should have more smog and less forests. Where I start having a huge problem is when either of these two situations happen:
1. The BoR think he can take Jesus as hostage to say that Capitalism is so very bad because it “damages the environment”. Can't remember a single word of Jesus about that. If I have missed it, for two thousand years Christians have happily been doing the same, wisely using the world God has made for them instead of thinking that they are the problem, and the Earth pretty much the main object of Christ's concern. Can't wait for some clerical faggot telling us it is against the “spirit” of Jesus' teaching to eat meat.
Flash news: one day, not one planet will exist anymore. But not one soul that has ever been created will cease to exist. This gives some idea about God's priorities. Yes, we need the planet, and we prefer a beautiful planet. But the Planet is there to serve us, not the other way round.
This Maradiaga-UN-Francis attitude is a socialism, or anti-capitalism, via the backdoor and with the excuse of Christianity. It is a further step towards taking heaven out of Christianity and making of it a man-made religion meant to satisfy purely earthly concerns and desires, and stupid ones at that. This attitude is so like Francis, that I consider it very probable that the announced Encyclical about the “environment” will touch upon this subject in the accustomed superficial, populist, and utterly stupid manner.
2. The BoR (in hypothesis) rapes Christianity to the point of even taking stance in favour of the “man-made global warming” theory; which besides having been showed a ridiculous scam for retarded children meant to feed an army of “scientists” with tenures and privileges has also been, until some years ago, a favourite weapon of the modern champagne Viet Cong troops. The BoR would certainly reach new depths of ridicule if he were to lend what credibility he has left to his office to this sectarian, protocommunist, nutcase, utterly un-scientific madness.
Only an Atheist can think men could destroy the Earth, God's creation. Only an idiot could think God's Creation has a massive planning deficit and is now endangered by… more souls being born, and these souls living more prosperous lives. Only a very naive person fails to recognise in the corruption in the Third World – particularly Africa – the main reason of them remaining “third world”.
I wonder if Bergoglio has any faith left in him. All his thinking and acting squares perfectly – but the very rare speeches in front of a specialised audience – with an atheist, and very socialist, view of the world.
We will see what the Encyclical Letter contains; but it seems difficult to think a Pope who surrounds himself with the likes of Cardinal Maradiaga can write or think anything even vaguely intelligent on the subject.
The exploitation of Christianity to push a secular agenda is always a shame. The exploitation of Christianity to push a sectarian ideology for sandal-wearers and assorted pot-smokers is an even bigger shame. But the support of a Pontiff for such madness would, in this particular Shame Contest, certainly take the biscuit.
Posted on May 10, 2014, in Catholicism, Conservative Catholicism, Traditional Catholicism and tagged Environ-mentalism, Environmentalism, Pope Francis. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on The Enviro-Pope.