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5976Re: Supernovae and religion

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    May 13 11:59 PM
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      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc" <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:

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      > There seems to be a connection between Shelton's Star and the would-be theocratic movement in this country. I think 1987, the year of this supernova, was the year the First Intifada started in Israel.


      And the Palestinian territories.


      >It seems like American political parties have split on the Israeli-Palestinian issue in the years since: the Democrats support a solution fair to both sides, while the Republicans support the Israeli government no matter what it does; and that something similar exists up in Canada.
      >


      And that the issue has religious overtones.


      Mark A. Holmes


      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Shevtsova <shevtsova@> wrote:
      > >
      > > (Mark A. Holmes)
      > > > I believe Pat Robertson ran for president the year after the supernova
      > > > appeared and when that failed miserably, started the Christian Coalition.
      > > > Ronald Reagan, who was president in 1987, had already given Fundie
      > > > politician/preachers like Robertson and Jerry Falwell access to the White
      > > > House.
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Being Canadian, I am confused on what americans say what Christianity is.
      > > I have read that Pat Robertson is or was a TV evangelist. I do not consider
      > > him a christian. Evangelists and Protestants are not following the one and
      > > only Catholic Church which leader is the Pope in Rome and are in fact
      > > profoundly anti-catholic. And from times to times, there are priests and
      > > bishops (and even archbishops) who are also heretics and not obedient to the
      > > one and only Catholic Church as founded by the apostles of Jesus Christ, the
      > > origin or Christianity. So what an evangelist does is often purely
      > > personal, as the thousands of different pastors around the Protestant
      > > movement, and people have a tendency to believe this is christianity, but I
      > > think it is not. Obedient priests to the roman catholic magistorum would
      > > never be hateful. I am certain that Pastors like Jeremy Wright have
      > > absolutely nothing to do with the Catholic Roman Church or christianity
      > > because they are all profoundly anti-catholic. So it would seem that true
      > > christians or catholics are in fact quite rare in United States, do you
      > > agree?
      > >
      > > Ronald Reagan was raised as a Protestant and was a Presbyterian Protestant
      > > when he was President, so I am not surprised that he would have met
      > > Robertson and Falwell. America had only one president that was catholic
      > > (and I am not certain if he was fervently catholic at that) and it is John
      > > F. Kennedy. Again, Protestant and Evangelists as well as lukewarm
      > > catholics are very strange christians as they do not believe in the true
      > > presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. A true christian must learn to imitate
      > > Jesus Christ and live an holy life Then one can say he is a christian.
      > > Otherwise, saying you are christian do not mean nothing especially if your
      > > live like a sinner and you are hateful.
      > >
      > > All religions have this problem where people are doing bad deeds in the name
      > > of a religion.
      > >
      > > Denise
      > >
      >
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