The Catholic Church is Right

For your viewing pleasure.

This interview was quite striking, for a paints a sympathetic picture of what the Woke once were, or could have been, had they known their fathers. It is like seeing the shadow of Smeagol for a moment reflected in the cruel, wretched, forlorn and twisted features of Gollum.

It seems the Catholic Church is right to call contraception a grave moral evil, when no other institution anywhere on Earth, to my knowledge, persists in what was once a universal Christian teaching, hence the mainstream view of all Western civilization since antiquity.

One cannot peruse the topic on the internet, without stumbling across claims that the Catholic Church, in the Dark Ages, forbade contraception.

The was done, so it seems, out of mere superstitious jealousy and fearful fear that women using contraception would have their eyes opened, and become like gods, knowing good and evil.

In truth, the teaching goes back to the Didache, a First Century teaching manual used by the Apostles, and perhaps the oldest known Christian writing, aside from the Gospels themselves.

For the record, the same teaching is reflected in the first century Epistle of Barnabas. In contemporary writing Paedagogus of Clement of Alexandria we find the admonition: “Because of its divine institution for the propagation of man, the seed is not to be vainly ejaculated, nor is it to be damaged, nor is it to be wasted.”

As for the modern age, it has no right to call any other age “superstitious” or “dark” — see the mentally ill debate over eunuchs in women’s sports, for example, or count the corpses Mao and Stalin heaped to heaven.

In this modern age, not only does widespread normalization contraception make an Aztechine abortion-based society possible, perhaps inevitable, if the theory voiced by Mary Eberstadt is correct, it also makes makes the satanically hellish identitarian-based society, where all men hate all men utterly, unmercifully and eternally, likewise into something possible and perhaps inevitable.

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Also for your viewing pleasure, a short piece by Andrew Klavan explaining his clash with cancel culture.

Since a similar thing, albeit on a lesser scale, happened with the Sad Puppies authors, I thought the testament as to the price paid for submission to soft tyranny was priceless, and well expressed.