The hypocrisy of the man is absolutely amazing. He speaks for millions and yet today in his regular Sunday broadcast, this bigot dares lecture the world about racism, about changing our prejudices, when he is the most outspoken racist around since the Klu Klux Klan Grand Wizards.
Benedict said people should strive to “overcome preconceived ideas and prejudices, tear down barriers and eliminate contrasts that divide — or worse — set individuals and peoples against each other, so as to build together a world of justice and peace.” (story)
You know it is easy to sit up there, and spew your claptrap, but this is the same man who offended virtually every Muslim in the world by calling Islam a religion of hatred. This is the same man who goes around and condemns governments for bridging gaps between its citizens by giving them Equality. This is also the same man who leads the fight against Education and self protection by promoting an unrealistic solution to sexual disease by pushing Abstinence over Responsibility.
Get rid of prejudices is a noble cause, a noble sentiment but coming from this intolerant person it falls flat. He may speak the talk, but he walks the path of hatred, of deceit and of deception. He knows that if what Christ said was true, that we are all brothers, then his attack on Gays, on Muslims, on Non Christians would never happen. If he truly believed in the words of Love preached by Christ and GOD, he’d never call Gays dismal failures in purely social experiments, nor would he call it a choice either. He would acknowledge that GOD works in strange ways and that even alleged sinners are entitled to protection under man’s laws.
“Jesus came for each one of us and made us brothers,” he said from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square as pilgrims and tourists began gathering for the Christmas Eve midnight Mass to be celebrated by the pope. (story)
This is the same man who actively goes out and preaches exclusion, preaches hatred that was the cornerstone of the old Klu Klux Klan. THe only difference between them is they wore white hoods to hide, this man is out in the open claiming some religious imperative. He speaks as if GOD himself has annointed him to incite the faithful to be more intolerant, more hateful. Yet on this, the day of celebrating Christ’s birth he speaks of ending prejudices, of people needing to reach out.
People have done that, only to be swatted down like flies by this Pope and his minions. They rally at funerals to spew hatred, to condemn people they don’t even know all in the name of a GOD no one truly knows. Schools are torn with hatred and violence. Children learn hatred at home because their parents refuse to properly fund public schools, because Governments are too busy invading countries instead of insuring schools have sufficient text books. Hate crimes rise because politicians determine that attacking someone for their sexuality isn’t about hate. This is what Herr Pope Benedict supports and promotes, and now he wants us to reach out?
This from a man whose Church has lost the true message of Christ.
Religion was about laws, yes. But it was about Love, about Faith, about Compassion and hatred and racism was not in it’s vocabulary, until now. Right or wrong, being Gay is real and not a choice. It is who we are, and for this man to fuel the flames of intolerance against a minority is what is evil, not us. It is that philosophy that is a sin, not my need for Dave’s love or my desire for his body.
As the book, the Secret, points out. Love is not gender bound, and doing what is right isn’t about being politically correct. Just as it also points out, sex is just one facet of life, and not the defining reason for love or for who a person is.
The Locker is another story that shows that ignorance of reality, of the truth, leads to violence, and unfounded fear. It is reality that people like the Pope ignore. It shows that hate comes from ignorance. That the more we close our minds, the more we will fear. It is what sent thousands of Christians into the Roman Arenas to face death. The fear of them, borne from ignorance and self rightgeousness. And today here is their own Pope fueling that same fear, only this time it is against Muslims, Gays, and others.
It is the Pope’s intolerance and racism that is the true act of a man consumed by evil, just as his mentor Hitler was.