catholicism is out Tom I'm sorry to tell you, unless
of course you like to be a slave to the old mysteries
and the luciferic fallen forces working for Ahriman.
--- Frank Thomas Smith <eltrigal78@...
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
> <TomBuoyed@...> wrote:
> > The decks (of the Good Ship Anthropop) are
> cleared. Let the Catholic
> > Bashing Games begin!!!!
> Ok, let it. First of all though, let's correct your
> definition: I love
> to bash the Catholic CHURCH - not Catholics, who are
> poor souls
> paralyzed since infancy by fear of eternal Dantean
> hellfire (except
> Gman occasionally, but that's understandable). Why
> do I think the
> Church is deserving of a good bash?
> 1. It's a throwback to medieval pompousness; just
> look at their royal
> uniforms, especially the Pope, whoever he is.
> 2. It's misogynist.
> 3. It's contaminated by criminal perverts in
> priests' robes.
> 4. It has continuously collaborated with fascist
> political regimes,
> from Europe to Latin America.
> 5. It considers itself the ONLY true Christian
> organization and its
> dogma the only truth.
> 6. It's corrupt.
> 7. I need seven, so: it believes it can forgive
> sins. And why not, as
> Christ's representative on earth.
> There are more and all are invited to add to the
> list. There are some
> among the clergy who have tried to go in a different
> direction, but
> they were soon silenced.
> Oh, by the way, the Church was the most violent
> opposition to
> anthroposophy during Steiner's lifetime. In fact, if
> we want to go the
> conspiracy road about the first Goetheanum - guess
> who dun it.
> Dominus vobiscum (sp?),
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