What We Need Right Now Is Some More Hellfire and Damnation

 

You may have read the title of this post and thought, “Oh, WC is responding to the COVID tyrants asking for amnesty now,” and you would be partly right. But, I’m calling for way more than military tribunals for the people ruining people’s lives — especially the kids and babies! — and even people’s deaths! How many died alone and in despair because family and friends weren’t allowed to be present in case someone got infected with a disease with a 98% survival rate! These people are sick, and I don’t mean the ones with COVID.

Have you heard about Notre Dame? The formerly Catholic university of repute that sanctioned the pro-life cause on campus (with Ben Shapiro as a speaker — anti-Semitic much?) while supporting the abortion and sex worker agenda? Some reputation. Why do I bring it up? Because these people — these administrators and ostensible adults — clearly do not fear punishment, let alone eternal damnation.

Other examples abound. The bald-faced lies Joe Biden tells every time he opens his mouth. The “gender-affirming care” performed by doctors who took the Hippocratic oath to “do no harm” caused lifelong suffering through chemical and surgical mutilation of psychologically disturbed kids and adults. The climate commies depriving people of basic needs like heat and food based on shoddy models and shifty (misspelled to comply with CoC) “science.” The baby killers and their enablers. . .

Clearly, people have lost the thread of God as dispenser of justice. Not “social” justice, but the Real Deal — giving someone his due. And that’s if they believe in God and eternal life at all. The heck with Pascal’s Wager. It’s all therapeutic deism, if it’s deism at all. Jesus as your bestie and not the Judge who sorts the goats from the sheep.

There’s been a trend in Christianity to focus on God’s Love and Mercy in lieu of His Judgement. While some Christians suffer from scrupulosity, I’m convinced many more who profess to be Christian are indulging in presumption. We’re called to both love God and fear hell. When people are constantly shielded from earthly consequences (cf Democrats and their clients), they tend to disbelieve in eternal damnation. We need more legal and social consequences in cooperation with God’s effort to save souls.

The Act of Contrition recited after confessing your sins to a priest and before receiving absolution (emPHAsis mine):

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins because of thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, who art all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve with the help of Thy grace to sin no more and to avoid the near occasion of sin. Amen.

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  1. Sisyphus Member
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    Presumption, the spirit of the age. It’s easy to be confused in a market culture into thinking that when one chooses between churches, they are choosing between “Gods,” but actually, they are typically placing themselves on the throne and abridging Divine revelation in whatever way necessary to fit their personal crimes and peccadillos. Thank you.

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  2. Phil Turmel Coolidge
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    Western Chauvinist: by doctors who took the Hippocratic oath

    But they don’t.  Not anymore.  As I learned when attending the graduation of my niece from PA school.

    The Hippocratic Oath explicitly condemns abortion.  Can be saying that, now can we?  Not sure when it was changed, but given the time frame since Roe v. Wade, I bet the Hippocratic Oath was ditched long ago.

    The oath I heard my niece take was so watered down with secular humanistic tropes I wanted to stand up to scream at the whole crowd.

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  3. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Phil Turmel (View Comment):

    Western Chauvinist: by doctors who took the Hippocratic oath

    But they don’t. Not anymore. As I learned when attending the graduation of my niece from PA school.

    The Hippocratic Oath explicitly condemns abortion. Can be saying that, now can we? Not sure when it was changed, but given the time frame since Roe v. Wade, I bet the Hippocratic Oath was ditched long ago.

    The oath I heard my niece take was so watered down with secular humanistic tropes I wanted to stand up to scream at the whole crowd.

    There ya’ go. Watered down morality. And we see how that’s working out. . .

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  4. drlorentz Member
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    Worry not, there’ll be plenty of hellfire and damnation. As someone said of the political class, “Maybe we should get the next lot from Gomorrah.”

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  5. Percival Thatcher
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    What We Need Right Now Is Some More Hellfire

    Ready when you are … whaddya mean, “not yet?”

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  6. Arahant Member
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    Western Chauvinist: We need more legal and social consequences in cooperation with God’s effort to save souls.

    Who is in charge of administering the laws?

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  7. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Arahant (View Comment):

    Western Chauvinist: We need more legal and social consequences in cooperation with God’s effort to save souls.

    Who is in charge of administering the laws?

    Yeah, that’s the problem, isn’t it? It’s sinners like us. 

    The point is, though, when people stop believing in God and His Justice, they don’t fear consequences for the sins they commit — like the lying Joe Biden does pretty much every day. He’s lying to himself, at least, if he thinks professing Catholicism while promoting abortion, SSM (remember he “officiated” at one as VP), and transgenderism won’t have consequences some day. 

    This post is more of a rant about the increasing awfulness of our godless society. Wait. . . that’s not quite accurate. We’re not godless, we’re Godless. We have plenty of gods — just about one for every person. . . What we’re lacking is a Yardstick by which to measure ourselves and our actions.

    A red wave or election integrity won’t save us. I’ve long thought the only thing that will save America from a fiery downfall is mass (voluntary) conversions. And the only way I see that happening is through mass suffering. We’re all too comfy in our wealth and Godless distractions.

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  8. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
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    Why do you say that Notre Dame was anti-Semitic?  Is is just because Shapiro is a Jew?

    This detracts from an otherwise good anti-abortion post.

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  9. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Why do you say that Notre Dame was anti-Semitic? Is is just because Shapiro is a Jew?

    This detracts from an otherwise good anti-abortion post.

    Just playing the game the Left plays with George Soros. 

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  10. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
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    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Why do you say that Notre Dame was anti-Semitic? Is is just because Shapiro is a Jew?

    This detracts from an otherwise good anti-abortion post.

    Just playing the game the Left plays with George Soros.

    I see.  So bearing false witness is acceptable because our political opponents do it.  Is that the idea?

    It is ironic to see such a false and slanderous accusation in a post about hellfire and damnation.

     

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  11. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Why do you say that Notre Dame was anti-Semitic? Is is just because Shapiro is a Jew?

    This detracts from an otherwise good anti-abortion post.

    Just playing the game the Left plays with George Soros.

    I see. So bearing false witness is acceptable because our political opponents do it. Is that the idea?

    It is ironic to see such a false and slanderous accusation in a post about hellfire and damnation.

     

    At the top, Notre Dame is not antisemitic.  Not so true among the mid-level administrators.  

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  12. Rightfromthestart Coolidge
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    I’m very tired. I didn’t read the article all the way through. What was Shapiro’s offense? They mention something about 2010, does anyone know? 

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  13. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    I’m very tired. I didn’t read the article all the way through. What was Shapiro’s offense? They mention something about 2010, does anyone know?

    The stated grounds? Ben Shapiro’s presence conflicts with the Catholic mission component of the university’s charitable giving policy,” Myler added.

    But, really:

    “[U]niversity administrators weaponized policies to obstruct charitable giving to Right to Life Michiana because the guest speaker tweeted something unpalatable more than a dozen years ago,” Myler wrote. “And this apparently makes him worse than the women who perpetuate the lie that abortion is a right, worse than the woman who has dedicated her life to stripping away legal protections for vulnerable people coerced into an exploitative economy inseparable from sex trafficking, human trafficking, pornography, and abuse.”

    This is what Jerry doesn’t get about my snarky comment about Notre Damned being “anti-Semitic.” Of course these decision makers don’t care a whit about Shapiro’s Jewish faith. They object to his conservatism! If he was a “good” progressive like George Soros (no such thing) — i.e. supported abortion on demand as a “fundamental right,” the “right” of two people of the same sex to “marry” (whatever that means), and the rights of sex workers and their clients to have consequence-free sex (getting back to the point of this post) — Notre Damned would have no objection to him. 

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  14. Western Chauvinist Member
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    And, btw, I knew that about Notre Damned’s “reasoning” having only read the Daily Wire’s headline previous to writing this post. Having just now read the article, my interpretation was affirmed.

    I’ve come to the conclusion these people took Satan seriously when he promised “you will be as gods.” What characterizes a “god?” Well, for starters he (or she) decides what is “good” and “right” for himself (herself). And it usually comports with his desire to live without negative consequences for disordered behavior — behavior not ordered to the Good (to God).  People living without a Yardstick.

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