|Halo-Bearing Evolutionist Pope Francis|
― Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason
By Carl-John X Veraja
In what was probably a favor to a lot of Christians, the Pope announced his support for the notions of evolution and the Big Bang, rejecting his predecessor's support for intelligent design. However, he didn't expel God from his philosophy but espoused what can be described as a Deist position, much like that held by many of our Founding Fathers. This position holds that the Deity got things rolling but does not interfere with them.
Many of the Founders had deep issues with priests, as is attested to in their writings. One thing they didn't seem interested in importing from the Old World was an oppressive church. This motivated the writing of the 1st Amendment which is a directive against the government assisting in any such oppression. Unfortunately, the original purpose has long since been forgotten and has been reinterpreted to mean that churches get tax breaks, that if we take "In God We Trust" off the money we are doomed, and "under God" needed to be inserted into the statist Pledge of Allegiance.
I'm pretty sure the Founding Fathers wouldn't be too crazy about the Pledge of Allegiance period, never mind the "under God" bit. Also, there's also an all-seeing eye on the back of the dollar bill which sort of balances things out anyway, doesn't it?
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I'm not ruling these things out, but they are rather minor compared to the Spanish Inquisition, I think. Or to the Catholic Church's former policies of selling indulgences. Or the Church's role in fomenting wars, or land grabs, and, as Paine noted in the quote above, "avarice" or greed.
Plus, a Catholic priest, Georges Lemaître, actually developed the Big Bang theory And the Vatican is looking for alien life with a telescope called LUCIFER. According to one book, the Vatican is looking for E.T. under the idea that "whatever God could do he would do," known as the Principle of Plenitude. The book, Exo-Vaticana: Petrus Romanus, Project LUCIFER, and the Vatican's astonishing plan for the arrival of an alien savior, also indicates that the Vatican is working with NASA, and maybe awaiting an "alien Savior." This falls neatly in line with some conspiracy theories, such as put out by Bill Cooper about Project Bluebeam, in which a false flag alien invasion might signal the takeover of the NWO. Other conspiracy theories involve a false flag Second Coming of Christ, which is another possible meaning of Anti-Christ.
In many ways, Pope Francis' position is more in line with the teachings of Christ. He has taken the humble and spiritual position of giving to the world what is the world's, in this case, science or scientism, as you would have it. Pope Francis famously upset corporatists when he made seemingly socialist claims a few months back, but Jesus' teachings, which include as exhortation to a rich man to sell all he owns and follow Christ, falls in line with these notions. However, I'm not sure if the Church has exactly abandoned greed, and many other churches and mega-churches certainly have not.
As far as the Illuminati conspiracy goes, this can't be written off historically, as much as those who would like to think all who speak of the Illuminati are delusion. In fact, an organization of that title did exist and its influence did travel to the New World, as is evidenced in the letters of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Furthermore, the Illuminati were recorded as embedding themselves in the Freemason religion which was practiced by several of the elitist who helped forge our nation. And this is a religion with Lucifer as its main figure, so notions of a Satanic takeover aren't utterly delusional. However, whether adherents of Freemasonry worship a literal Lucifer or an idea of enlightenment or reason is another argument.
It seems somewhat self-defeating to deny yourself reason simply because it is ascribed to Lucifer by one religion, somehow. But some people will, don't you worry.