Monday, February 11, 2013
  Benny goes

First sign of common sense in any of the major post-Christian organizations. Benny started his reign as a firm and courageous leader, eager to compete with Islam, but quickly faded into squishy irrelevance, generally noticing problems several decades after they happened.

I've been hoping Rome would hire a Pope who didn't actually witness the crucifixion. Apostolic succession means you inherit power from the apostles. It doesn't mean you're one of the apostles. I've also been hoping for a leader who comes from an area where people take religion seriously. And that means Africa.

According to UK Telegraph, the London oddsmakers favor Francis Arinze of Nigeria or Peter Turkson of Ghana. Arinze is 80, Turkson is 64. Obviously Turkson would be the best choice. The church would then be led by a living man from an area with a living church, who has a firm grasp of modern problems and modern economics. He advocates an anti-Randian view of economics, common to both Rome and Islam, in which the purpose of an economy is to provide a decent life for ordinary people. Benny was pushing in the same direction, but his disconnect from modernity made his recommendations hard to hear. [For clarity: I'm emphatically not saying the church should go along with modernity. I'm saying the church has to recognize modern trends quickly and accurately if it's going to oppose them effectively.]

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Random sidenote: The Satanic media are handling this in the typical way, showing no interest in the religious needs of actual Catholics but only screeching for MORE FAG! MORE FAG! MORE FAG! MORE FAG! MORE BULLDYKE! MORE BULLDYKE! MORE AMORPHODITE! MORE COMMIE! MORE STALIN! MORE SATAN! MORE APOLOGY! The next Pope must be a post-op transgendered transexualed amorphodite satanist atheist who spends more than 1000000000000000000% of his/her/its/her/his/its/hums/ums life apologizing for everything ever done in the name of religion!!!!!!!!! But the media have also done something highly atypical: they've missed a chance to use the word unprecedented! Semantically, it's accurate to say that Benny is the first pope who resigned since the 1400s, but in fact this is a retirement, not a resignation. The previous resignations were mostly related to schisms; one was a temporary caretaker who resigned when a proper replacement became available. Benedict is the one and only Pope who has retired because of age. In any other job this distinction would be clear, but for some reason it escapes the media.

Much later: Well, the satanic media got exactly what they wanted. Antichrist Francine is more than 1000000000000000000000000% perfect for Satan. 10000000000000000% fag, 10000000000000000% bulldyke, 10000000000000000000000000000% trans-whatever. The only thing he/she/it hasn't given them YET is 10000000000000000000% required abortion. I'm sure he/she/it will get there very soon.

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