"Why do you see
the needle in your brother's
eye but fail to see
through the blindfold over your own eyes?
How can you say,
'Brother let me take the
needle out of your eye,'
when there is a blindfold
over your eyes?
Why worry about the
needle in the eye of a
brother when you are unable to remove your own
Should you say, 'Brother,
let me help you get the
needle out of your eye,' while you are wearing a blindfold !
Remove the blindfold
from your eyes, so you have the skill to see to extract
the stainless steel
Mammals learn from mimicking
the personality traits of those they venerate.
problem with Christianity is the cultish requirement that
disciples "believe" a
set of dogmatic concepts that require a
"leap of faith".
Anyone can claim to have undergone a "leap of faith" and be
Unfortunately there is no way
to know if their
profession of belief is genuine or
just an assertion in
the hope of fitting in with the social group.
Many myths from
the era of time Jesus
lived speak of gods
descending to Earth in the form of a human
to guide humans in
There are also
myths that speak of
Wherever the Catholics
have gone as missionaries they have
taken local gods and added them to
their pantheon as Saints, same as
This is a clever way to get the followers of
other gods to also worship your god and
tithe to your god which may
be falsely presented.
This politically motivated adoption of other
gods began in Egypt, was
adopted in the Levant,
adopted by the Greeks and,
finally, the Romans.
religions are littered with myths of gods descending from heaven to have
intercourse with women who birth half-god, half-men
Common Christian belief is that Jesus died for
If Jesus lived and died for
us, Jesus was selfless.
When the major concern is whether or not you
believe that Jesus is God, as that
belief is your key to
heaven, then you have totally missed the point.
Jesus the Tannaim asks us
to have compassion for our
it is in
our own rational self-interest. This is the mission of the
Therapeutae set out a
blueprint for mankind to create heaven on Earth but this is not clearly
reflected in the theology of the Catholic
We truly know very little of the life and teachings
gospels were written decades, possibly centuries, after Jesus
Tannaim of Jesus era
used the Oral Tradition
to impart wisdom.
have been in the form of proverbs,
We know that
religion evolves, that
religion is political, that
motivations of mythweavers
change over time and that
that have a vested interest in the status quo of existing institutions are
not likely to give up their position nor
are they likely to analyze and
criticize their meal ticket
even if they have an epiphany and
recognize the fallacy.
For over seven hundred years
there has been a doctrine within the Catholic Church called mental reservation.
The idea of mental reservation harkens back to a time when there were
two separate court systems - ecclesiastical courts run by the church and civil
courts run be the state.
Over seven hundred years ago the idea of
mental reservation was forged to protect the Catholic Church in civil court.
The doctrine of mental reservation claims that it is morally
justifiable to lie in order to protect the reputation of the institutionalized
The doctrine has been used quite extensively in modern
times to protect the Catholic Church from civil allegations that
the institution of the Catholic
Church allowed recognized pedophiles to continue to work with children.
a priest or nun is questioned about acts of
clergy that would be considered heinous, such as pedophila, the priest or nuns
are counseled by the institutionalized
Catholic Church that prevarication is morally justifible, required, and not
a sin, under the doctrine of mental reservation.
"I'm certain there are
many Catholics who have never heard of the doctrine of mental reservation.
Let's call it what it is. It is standing in a public forum, swearing to one's
God to tell the truth and then lying." - Victoria Martin
Roman Catholic hierarchy anything that undermines the
confidence of the
faithful in the church risks driving people away,
dooming them to hell.
Therefore, the best thing to do about the misdeeds of priests is to
As the reasoning goes, the harm done through molestation is
far less than that through eternal
damnation." - Rory Johnston
"Lying to protect the church's
reputation in sex abuse cases is a
Victims of sexual abuse by
priests suffer lifelong trauma.
Mental reservation to protect the church is
immoral." - Marie Pietrasant
Angeles Archdiocese pays $660 million to settle abuse claims.
horrified and angered to tears at the
hypocrisy and enormity of the
sexual abuse that took place in the
Archdiocese of Los Angeles over the last 70 years: 570
victims abused by 221
priests." - Jerry Mazenko
"Priests don't emerge from a vacuum; those
growing up from the 1950s on have been exposed to
a culture with
pervasive "sex sells" mentality.
visited a Catholic monastery in Big Sur a few years ago and was impressed with
its film library - it looked like a
movies was among the
monks' favorite pastimes, one monk said.
"How can people steeped in
childhood turn off basic human needs and
desires for their entire adult lives?" -
"It's always harmful for kids to have sexual
relationships with adults and a boy's sexual experience with a priest could be
When I was a minor, I had sex with an adult.
I'd say on
balance that it was a perfectly good experience." - Judith Levine*, Harmful
to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children From Sex, Minnesota Star
Tribune, March 26, 2002
The Roman Catholic Church paid out $1
billion in claims in the 1990s alone.
And then there was Dagoberto Valle
Arriaga who killed his son in the hope that church authorities would not
discover that he sired a child.
limbo417 AD Council of Carthage defines Limbo.
limbo an infant soul spends eternity in a state of "innocent happiness" but is
excluded from the presence of God.
The concept of limbo - Latin for "edge" - address' the
paradox unbaptised infants can't go to
heaven as their Original Sin
had not been expunged.
Theological Commission of the Roman Catholic Church finds limbo reflects an
unduly restrictive view of salvation and announces that unbaptised infants
would now be allowed through the Pearly Gates.
"We can all
breathe a sigh of
relief now that the Roman Catholic Church has abolished limbo and promoted
babies that have not been baptized to heaven.
Too bad it took the
Church centuries to decide helpless infants shouldn't be
held responsible for their theological views." - James
"Wake me up when the Catholic Church acknowledges that the
Kingdom of Heaven
is within - and when it devotes itself to assisting individuals to be healthy
enough to pursue a relationship with
divine will, instead
of to building bigger cathedrals."
- Mary Anagnos
"Every time the pope improvises the Vatican
Secretariat of State reviews and cleans up his remarks." - papal spokesman
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