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Over the last couple of posts, your humble blogger has made an attempt at explaining the ROOT CAUSE behind the disintegration of the Institutional Church and the general loss of the Faith in Western Civilization in general.

I have tried to stay on a very general level looking at “big picture” themes, while holding to one of the basic tenets of this blog, namely Numquam Ponenda est Pluralitas Sine Necessitate. And as all my regular reader know, this is the methodology developed by the 14th Century Franciscan friar William of Ockham, known as Ockham’s (Occam’s) razor. The Latin text means: with all things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the right one.

The general proposition explaining the disintegration of the Institutional Church, as laid out by the DEUS EX MACHINA blog can be laid out on the below timeline and is as follows:

Pre Second Vatican Council (second half of 20th Century) – Neo-Modernist subversion of the definition of truth, from an Aristotelian “definition of truth as bringing the mind into conformity with reality (‘adaequatio rei et intellectus’) in favour of an account of truth as bringing thought into line with life (‘adaequatio realis mentis et vitae’). 

11 October, 1962 – The subversion of the objective meaning of truth was finalized by John XXIII when at the opening of VII he made the following logically incorrect distinction: The substance of the ancient doctrine of the deposit of faith is one thing, and the way in which it is presented is another.’ (see here)

21 November, 1964 – It was this opening that allowed for the corruption of the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen gentium by substituting the words “subsists in” for the word “is” when describing the Church that Our Lord founded as it relates to that conciliar church which existed in Anno Domini 1964. What this sleight of hand maneuver did was to allow for a secondary institution to arise, namely the “church of man” which was supposed to be the vehicle that would bring all the heretics and schismatic back into the fold.

3 April, 1969 – With the promulgation of the revised rite of Mass with his Apostolic Constitution Missale Romanumo, or the Mass of Paul VI, most if not all obstacles to the new “church of man” were eliminated. The largest obstacle by far, was the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. To this end, the Sacrosanctum Concilium was formed (30 January 1964, the Pope appointed Bugnini Secretary of the Council for the Implementation of the Constitution on the Liturgy) that created the Mass of Paul VI, attempting to strike any and all references to the sacrificial nature of this most perfect of Catholic Church prayers and make it acceptable to the heretics and schematics.

Given the above, today we transition from the general narrative (I am beginning to hate this word) to look at the players behind this destruction of the Institutional Church. Below is a very good post that appeared at the Townhall.com website. The observations are also in line with those that can be found in other secular sources that I will be presenting in future posts.

While reading the below, also keep in mind the situation with the “Pasquinati” that appeared in Rome recently. Think about the kind of individual(s) who would try to “search out and destroy” any critics who would dare question either their judgement or their capacity for exacting FrancisMercy.

As the old saying goes: if the shoe fits…

PS If you look at the above picture, “they” actually had someone go and paste over the text of the original posters. How pathetic is that?

The Left Hates You. Act Accordingly.

Submitted by Kurt Schlichter via Townhall.com,

Leftists don’t merely disagree with you. They don’t merely feel you are misguided. They don’t think you are merely wrong. They hate you. They want you enslaved and obedient, if not dead. Once you get that, everything that is happening now will make sense. And you will understand what you need to be ready to do.

You are normal, and therefore a heretic. You refuse to bow to their idols, to subscribe to their twisted catechisms, to praise their false gods. This is unforgivable. You must burn.

Crazy talk? Just ask them. Go ahead. Go on social media. Find a leftist – it’s easy. Just say something positive about America or Jesus and they’ll come swarming like locusts. Engage them and very quickly they will drop their masks and tell you what they really think. I know. I keep a rapidly expanding file of Twitter leftist death wish screenshots.

They will tell you that Christians are idiots and vets are scum.

That normals are subhumans whose role is to labor as serfs to subsidize the progressive elite and its clients.

That you should die to make way for the New Progressive Man/Woman/Other.

Understand that when they call Donald Trump “illegitimate,” what they are really saying is that our desire to govern ourselves is illegitimate. Their beef isn’t with him – it’s with us, the normal people who dared rise up and demand their right to participate in the rule of this country and this culture.

They hate you, because by defying them you have prevented them from living up to the dictates of their false religion. Our rebelliousness has denied them the state of grace they seek, exercising their divine right to dictate every aspect of our puny lives. Their sick faith gives meaning to these secular weirdos, giving them something that fills their empty lives with a messianic fervor to go out and conquer and convert the heathens.

And the heathens are us.

Oh, there are different leftist sects. There are the social justice warriors who have manufactured a bizarre mythology and scripture of oppression, privilege, and intersectionality. Instead of robes, they dress up as genitals and kill babies as a blasphemous sacrament. Then there are the pagan weather religion oddballs convinced that the end is near and that we must repent by turning in our SUVs. Of course, the “we” is really “us” – high priests of the global warming cult like Leonardo DiCaprio will still jet around the world with supermodels while we do the ritual sacrificing of our modern comforts. Then there are the ones who simply worship themselves, the elitists who believe that all wisdom and morality has been invested in them merely because they went to the right college, think the right thoughts, and sneer at anyone living between I-5 and I-95.

But all the leftist sects agree – they have found the revealed truth, and imposing it upon the benighted normals like us is so transcendently important that they are relieved of any moral limitations. They are ISIS, except with hashtags instead of AKs, committed to the establishment of a leftist caliphate.

You wonder why the left is now justifying violence? Because they think that helps them right now. Today it’s suddenly OK to punch a “Nazi.” But the punchline is that anyone who opposes them is a “Nazi.”

You wonder why they ignore the rule of law, why they could switch on a dime from screaming at Trump for refusing to preemptively legitimize a Hillary win and then scream that he is illegitimate the moment she lost? Because their only principle is what helps the left win today. That’s why the media gleefully, happily lies every single day about every single thing it reports. Objectivity? When that stopped being a useful thing, it stopped being a thing at all.

They are fanatics, and by not surrendering, by not kneeling, and by not obeying, you have committed an unpardonable sin. You have defied the Left, and you must be broken. They will take your job, slander your name, even beat or kill you – whatever it takes to break you and terrify others by making you an example. Your defiance cannot stand; they cannot allow this whole Trump/GOP majority thing to get out of control. They must crush this rebellion of the normal, and absolutely nothing is off the table.

We’ve seen them burn UC Berkeley and how the police controlled by the leftist state government of California stood by and watched as Americans were beaten by the mob. Why? Because the government of the State of California approves of the violence. Do you think it’s a coincidence that California is doing everything it can to disarm its normals?

The Left won’t say it out loud – at least not yet – but make no mistake. If violence is what it takes for the Left to prevail, then violence we will have. You saw it, and you were meant to. Berkeley was a message about the price of dissent where leftist hold sway. And they seek to hold sway everywhere

How to we respond?

The first step is to end the denial. Open your eyes. See what is happening. Don’t allow yourself to be deluded by false nostalgia for a past period of cultural peace that existed only because, at that time, the Left was winning. They hate you. Look at Twitter. Look at Facebook. Try and tell yourself that leftists are just nice people who disagree with you on a few policy details. Stop fooling yourself.

Understand that this must get much worse before it can get better. We may wish to stop the cultural/political struggle, but they can’tstop. Their religion tells them we are greedy, racist, sexist, homophobe morons who hate science and love Hitler. How could they tolerate us? How could they ever allow us power?

They can’t. Their sick ideology and false theology requires that we be enslaved or exterminated – we can’t be tolerated, and we certainly can’t be allowed to hold the reins of power. I hoped that my novel People’s Republic, about what lies at the bottom of this blood-soaked slippery slope, would be rendered moot by the GOP’s victory in November. I was wrong. The Left has redoubled its efforts.

So the only outcome is that one side wins and the other loses. There’s no truce to be had, no possibility of a tie. And the frightening thing is that the Left is so foolish, so stuck in its bubble that it has no understanding that it can only push so far before the people with all the guns and all the training push back. That’s the problem with kids who were raised on participation trophies and who never got into a fistfight – they don’t consider the possibility that they will lose, and lose hard.

We must ensure they do. Understand your enemy. Understand that the Left will exploit your principles and morals to make you disarm yourself – figuratively and literally. Don’t play their game; don’t fall for their manufactured outrages. Never concede their lies, never take their side against the people defending your liberty. Most of all, accept the truth that if we let them win we will spend the rest of our lives on our backs with a giant Birkenstock pressed into our collective face.

They hate us. And however they come at us, we need to be prepared to fight.