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« Reply #15: July 11, 2007, 10:32:22 am »


I think he makes about as good a Pope as Putin (former KGB) makes a President.

See, I'm never quite sure whether this rise of the fundapaths (fundamentalists & sociopaths) is a recent phenomenom, or if maybe it's always been like this, and we're all just more aware of it.

And btw, is Benedict stupid or something?  They just recently reached some kinda accord in Northern Ireland, and his dumb ass is gonna say something like this?  I hope he knows any more deaths there are partially on his hands.
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« Reply #16: July 11, 2007, 11:31:07 am »

I feel the same way. When I saw the picture of Benedict in the paper after he was chosen I got chills up and down my spine. 

Every time I see a picture of Benedict I have to wonder where he's hiding his horns and pointy tail...
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« Reply #17: July 11, 2007, 11:34:26 am »

Except for a couple of Cardinals from third world countries who just seemed wacky, Ratzinger was probably the worst choice the College of Cardinals could have made from among the major candidates. IMHO. I couldn't stand him as head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (what used to be called the "Inquisition") and I think he makes about as good a Pope as Putin (former KGB) makes a President.

I often wonder if they didn't pick Ratzinger as Pope because of his close ties to JP II.  Well, that and the fact too that he is so much older than Karol Wotyja(sp) was when he became JP II.

I honestly can't see any merit in him becoming Pope...
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« Reply #18: July 11, 2007, 05:40:30 pm »

Every time I see a picture of Benedict I have to wonder where he's hiding his horns and pointy tail...

That's one thing I don't like about him.  John Paul II (too me) seemed like a kind, grandfatherly figure.  Benedict, otoh, is more like the creepy old guy who lives down the street that you don't want your kids to get near.

Needless to say, this move is just stupid.
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« Reply #19: July 11, 2007, 05:45:24 pm »

See, I'm never quite sure whether this rise of the fundapaths (fundamentalists & sociopaths) is a recent phenomenom, or if maybe it's always been like this, and we're all just more aware of it.

Sadly, there have been such people in positions of power in almost every era of recorded history.
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« Reply #20: July 11, 2007, 06:24:21 pm »

That's one thing I don't like about him.  John Paul II (too me) seemed like a kind, grandfatherly figure.  Benedict, otoh, is more like the creepy old guy who lives down the street that you don't want your kids to get near.

Needless to say, this move is just stupid.

Besides the horns and tail, I wonder what else he's hiding and/or cooking up behind closed doors.

You're right; it's very stupid.
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« Reply #21: July 11, 2007, 08:46:09 pm »

Even when JP I or JP II was there? I doubt either man had an evil bone in his body.

Aye aye, sorry. 

What I fear is not the Pope purse (and JPI/JPII), it's the Vatican.  But not only the Vatican, many many of those in leadership sifting down though the ranks.

 I'm sorry, but they operated what amounted to a child-rape ring in the US for decades.  And when confronted with, and requested information about, they refuse to accept what they have done.  The Cardinal here in Los Angeles personally oversaw the transferring of what could be dozens of rapists and refuses to cooperate with authorities.  And on orders from the Vatican, the Church in the US was directed to oppose these investigations.  Benedict, in my eyes, is a manifestation of the evil that stirs within the Vatican. 

I don't mean to condemn Catholicism or it's leadership in general.  Besides, if there is true evil manifest on this earth, what better place to manipulate the world than in the halls of the Vatican.


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« Reply #22: July 12, 2007, 01:36:44 am »

That's one thing I don't like about him.  John Paul II (too me) seemed like a kind, grandfatherly figure.  Benedict, otoh, is more like the creepy old guy who lives down the street that you don't want your kids to get near.

Kind of like the old dude who's obsessed with Chris in Family Guy?
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« Reply #23: July 12, 2007, 06:41:56 am »

Kind of like the old dude who's obsessed with Chris in Family Guy?

lol, How did I know someone would bring that up?  Yeah, I'd say that's an accurate comparison--but less funny and more creepy.
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« Reply #24: July 12, 2007, 10:55:37 am »


Sadly, there have been such people in positions of power in almost every era of recorded history.

Well, yes, of course there have. Sad  It's just that, for the past decade or so, the proportion of fundapaths to reasonable people in power seems to be increasing almost exponentially (which isn't possible, I know, but it does seem that way).
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« Reply #25: July 12, 2007, 04:20:43 pm »

Well, yes, of course there have. Sad  It's just that, for the past decade or so, the proportion of fundapaths to reasonable people in power seems to be increasing almost exponentially (which isn't possible, I know, but it does seem that way).

Perhaps it's because we're becoming more aware of the fundapaths in power now?
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« Reply #26: July 12, 2007, 04:58:45 pm »

Perhaps it's because we're becoming more aware of the fundapaths in power now?

I think this might have something to do with it.
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« Reply #27: July 12, 2007, 05:18:42 pm »

Well, yes, of course there have. Sad  It's just that, for the past decade or so, the proportion of fundapaths to reasonable people in power seems to be increasing almost exponentially (which isn't possible, I know, but it does seem that way).

I think it may seem that way because a lot of the fundapaths in power are in the Bush addministration right in front of us instead of scattered about the world?
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« Reply #28: July 12, 2007, 08:54:19 pm »

I think it may seem that way because a lot of the fundapaths in power are in the Bush addministration right in front of us instead of scattered about the world?

Very good point.
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« Reply #29: July 12, 2007, 09:15:45 pm »

Sounds like they are gearing up for a Holy War. 

A Holy War in Christidom.  Ah, just what the world needs.  That would make 2 of the big 3involved not only with extenal fighting but internal destruction.  Then if the Hindus and the Buddists can work up old greviences we can pretty well set the world back at least a few centuries. Tongue

Sorry about the sarcasim, but with some of our world leaders and religious leaders it is not totally out of the relm of possibility.

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