Today is Good Friday, the day when Christ died for our sins. But making headlines is the news that the current Pope doesn’t believe that hell exists.
In another interview with his longtime atheist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, Pope Francis claims that Hell does not exist and that condemned souls just “disappear.” This is a denial of the 2,000-year-old teaching of the Catholic Church about the reality of Hell and the eternal existence of the soul.
That this news should break at Easter is particularly troubling. As Vox Day states, if there is no hell and no sin then there was no need for Christ to die on the cross.
The Vatican has gone into damage control mode:
* In a statement released on Mar. 29, after Scalfari’s report garnered worldwide attention, the Vatican said:
“The Holy Father Francis recently received the founder of the newspaper La Repubblica in a private meeting on the occasion of Easter, without however giving him any interviews. What is reported by the author in today’s article [in La Repubblica] is the result of his reconstruction, in which the textual words pronounced by the Pope are not quoted. No quotation of the aforementioned article must therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the words of the Holy Father.”
Hungary goes to the polls on the 8th of April, and like Italy this is one to watch.
Are there anti-Semites in Hungary? No doubt. Do some of these anti-Semites support Orban? Certainly. Does this mean that Orban’s re-election is dependent on anti-Semitism? Not at all. Whatever the percentage of Hungarian voters who are anti-Semites, such a faction is not enough to swing the election, whereas opposition to a demographic inundation by Muslim immigrants is the central appeal of the Fidesz Party’s campaign. Focusing attention on Soros is a way of giving a human face to the various international forces (including the EU bureaucracy in Brussels) which are promoting an open-borders regime in Europe.
Orban is the greatest current politician in the Western world.
An open letter to epic drooler and boy band wonder Justin Tradeau on climate change.
There is no doubt that the climate is changing. The climate has always changed and always will. The climate will never stay the same – nor should it. The only thing more absurd than denying climate change is thinking that humans can stop it from changing. But when people today say the words “climate change” they mean something else. They mean that humans are to blame.
It is only natural that because we humans tend to incorrectly perceive our- selves as the centre of things we would tend to blame ourselves when the earth’s climate changes. This flaw in human thought is not new.
I’ve been saying this for a long time. The term ‘climate change’ in of itself is a gigantic tautology. I’d be worried if the climate wasn’t changing.
What will happen when a million electric cars are plugged into national energy grids that are already struggling to provide power due to the incredibly stupid decision to subsidise bird friers and bird choppers?
New electric vehicles have big fat batteries, which will help solve the problem known as “charge anxiety” (let’s call that the Flat-Bat-Fear).
The new fat-batteries, however, have the small catch that they need two days to trickle charge. Hmm. Then there is the other catch that each slow charger (7KW) is equivalent to adding nearly three houses to the grid. At the same time our Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg predicts there will be one million electric cars on Australian roads by 2030.
You might think this is slow motion train wreck, but we might avoid this if households opt for fast 50KW chargers. In that case we can do the train-wreck at top speed.
Each fast charger will apparently be “like” adding the equivalent of 20, count them, 20 homes.
This is fearmongering obviously — no one is going to want a fast charger when they could leave the car in the garage for 48 hours instead.
Color me not surprised. And 2 days to charge a car? That’s hilarious.
Staying on the climate fraud and the epic court battle between San Francisco and Exxon is charging ahead, and strangely enough things aren’t looking good for the lunatics at city hall.
Judge Alsup sounds like the real deal despite being a Clinton appointment. He was an engineer and he has a B.SC. in mathematics. He has a history of probing complex non-legal issues, for example in Oracle v. Google, he taught himself some Java programming to follow the technical details in the case. He asked the contending parties to give him tutorials on the science of global warming and he handed down a list of nine questions.
And the best bit so far:
The warmists’ top academic presenter was Oxford physicist Myles Allen…When the five-hour tutorial unfolded in court last Wednesday the Judge had done such massive homework that he could correct the experts. At one point a discomfited Myles Allen confessed, “You may know more of this history than I do.”
Oh my. You mean the “experts” aren’t so expert? Golly gee wiz, Mary Lou.
Staying in batshit crazy California – Coffee must carry cancer warning, Californian judge rules.
In addition to the warning signs likely to result from the lawsuit, the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, which brought the lawsuit, has asked for fines as much as $2,500 for every person exposed to the chemical since 2002, potentially opening the door to massive settlements. Starbucks is the lead defendant in the case; others like 7-Eleven have already settled. Starbucks did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
This has the potential to kill warning labels such as the monstrosities that disfigure tobacco products. Here’s hoping.
It turns out that the Parkland murder suspect was bullied at school and didn’t get the hawt chicks. But a funny thing has happened since he shot and killed 17 of his classmates – lots of hawt chicks want him bad.
One 18-year-old from Texas purportedly professed her love to Cruz in a March 15 letter adorned with smiley faces and hand-drawn hearts, South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel reported.
“When I saw your picture on the television, something attracted me to you,” the letter said. “Your eyes are beautiful and the freckles on your face make you so handsome.”
The missive flatly concludes: “I’m really skinny and have 34C sized breasts.”
Chicks eh? Can’t live with them, can’t shoot them and bury them in the back yard.
How about a supposed men’s site called Authentic Manhood where women give advice on how to score the hawt chicks? or at least have the hawt sexs with their wives. Sounds legit! Website advice in bold, Dalrock’s take on it in italics.
2) Touch her like you are just friends. This is just formalizing your role as your wife’s beta orbiter. It is also creepy, because you are pretending you aren’t expecting anything when the whole reason you are touching her is to try to get her to have sex with you.
The Other McCain asks if we have reached peak SJW yet.
Feminist SJWs are eager to protect the mentally ill from criticism, because no entirely sane person is a feminist SJW. These demented women attack the marriage-based “nuclear family” because there are no men who would want to marry them or have children with them. They have completely isolated themselves from the functional mainstream of normal American society and yet, because the Democrat Party has embraced these lunatics as part of their core constituency, their delusional grievances are treated as legitimate by the liberal media.
We’re not even close to peak SJW yet. Wait until they begin to realise that they’re losing. That right there will be popcorn time.