Skip to comments.No Major Religion Has Ever “Blessed” Abortion Like Obama Did
Posted on 04/29/2013 11:54:21 AM PDT by Morgana
If you missed it, President Obama gave a twelve-minute speech at the abortion giants annual gala, and finished with, Thank you, Planned Parenthood. God bless you.
There are so many things wrong with this, but lets focus on the fact that it doesnt make any sense. On this, pro-lifers and pro-choicers should agree.
First, Planned Parenthood. It is the nations largest abortion business. Abortion provides more of its revenues than any other product or service. It slices, stabs, chemical burns, and vacuums humans to death for $500-$900 a head.
Now God. Certainly, God is opposed to the cruel termination and destruction of His creation. No God would bless mans arrogation of His role as he who gives and he who takes away. In fact, very early on God strongly registered His displeasure with mans presumption that he might be like God, knowing good and evil. For these and other reasons no major religion has ever blessed abortion. But on Friday, April 26, President Obama did.
And just to cover all the bases, we can also agree that a thinking atheist wouldnt invoke God. Without a belief in God and creation, one would not say God bless.
Therefore, given Planned Parenthoods business, Gods favorable view of his own work as good, and the thinking atheist clarification, Barack Obamas statement of blessing makes no sense.
The presidents nonsense brings to mind Hannah Arendts banality of evil, a phrase she coined fifty years ago after attending the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. Arendt was commenting not just on the commonality of evil, but on its signature lack of depth and mental effort.
Arendts observations of evils thoughtlessness are recounted in an article by Alessandra Stoppa titled Journey Into the Heart of Nothingness. The author recalls Eichmans vapid final words before being hanged, in which he both rejected eternal life and vowed we shall all meet again. More nonsense. Stoppa elaborates:
Evil is banal because it has no root, wrote Arendt Banality is, therefore, this absence of thought. It was not that Eichmann was stupid. He was thoughtless, something by no means identical to stupidity. The evil of which Arendt speaks is distance from reality from oneself, first of all. It is a void of reason, caused by a lack of relationship with facts.
Arendts comments about evil caused a stir, particularly because she observed Eichmann to be neither demoniac nor monstrous. He was aware of the consequences of his actions. He was not mentally ill. His evil was frustrating because it had no identifiable root, nothing on which to affix blame other than a fallen nature that was apparently common. As Arendt later said, Only good is radical.
Eichmanns banality was simply his being out of the habit of thinking and having an incapacity to let himself be interrogated by the facts. He lived in the superficial and used innocuous words to empty reality of its meaning executions were mercy deaths and medical questions. It was easy and lazy to see death camps as medical research facilities. (It is interesting that Eichmanns medical questions (todays healthcare) was a useful obfuscation; as if the presence of sterilized instruments, a lab coat or scrubs could validate a monstrous act.)
Eichmanns thoughtless linguistic fictions were the mechanism by which Nazism achieved its humanity-denying distance and requisite alienation. Nazis gave us terminate, liquidate and evacuate for murder; cleansing for killing; bacillus for Jew; and, resettlement for death camp. Loading Zyklon B poison gas pellets from the roofs of Auschwitz gas chambers was antiseptically procedural, but it was antiseptically procedural murder. On a related note, Gosnells dirty late-term abortion operation is a disgrace, but Tillers antiseptically clean late term abortion clinic was deemed model healthcare for women.
Abortion ideologues have likewise given us the fictions of potential human being, product of conception, pre-embryo, fetus, fetal tissue, fetal matter, medical waste, garbage, parasite and punishment for baby and human. One abortion doctor described an abortion as a defense mechanism against the local invasion and deleterious effects of the parasite. Like Eichmann, they are aware of the results of their actions. They are not mentally ill.
Pope Benedict once commented that the world is suffering from a lack of thought. In her disturbing observations of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt concurred. In fact, our failure to think and the banality of evil are on display in the disconnect between revulsion at Gosnell, who induced labor and then killed, and the continued defense of so many others who kill first. The Gosnell trial has exposed abortions failure of logic and reliance on the non-sequitur of human outside the womb but inhuman inside it.
What we, as politically-obligated citizens and a nation, do with that obvious non-sequitur will determine if we are just common and unthinking, or radically good. In a void of reason, we can invoke Gods blessing on abortion and pretend Planned Parenthood does mammograms; or we can let ourselves be interrogated by the facts, bear witness and tip the scale. If we refuse to think, we are as common as the many Germans who did the same in Eichmanns era.
The headline confuses me, ob@ma’s religion is satanism, I never knew that was a major religion.
I’m just so sick of this squatter in the white house and his evil disgusting ways. I am not perfect in any way but if God were judging me VS the squatter, I would be a saint.
Obama is a complete ass.
Hence his new handle “Baby Grinder Barry”
The jug eared ghoul evoking God's blessing for those who slaughter babies for profit. How many more obscenities will this country be forced to endure.
Well, it is if you combine all it's denominations (secular humanism, atheism, Luciferianism, hedonism, homosexuality, pederasty, bestiality, islam, etc.)
Just part of the “assclown” brigade that Palin called out.
I love that woman. She has a spine.
Obama praying for Planned Parenthood is an endorsement of what they do. It is the same as Hitler standing outside Dachau and praying for the ovens and the job they are doing. It’s pure EVIL! No more, no less. Freegards
Yeah but . . . Obambi’s religion, muslim, has a pagan god . . . so it’s ok to say god bless you . . . you gotta’ use the lower case god.
Obama has clearly demonstrated on more than one ocassion that he is a murdered at heart. This only serves as more evidence to his antichrist nature. Unless he repents, he will answer for the murder of every abortion commited during his presidency, as well as his years in the Senate. He has the blood of each of these children on his hands and will answer for it at the final bar of justice.
oops! he is a “murderer at heart”
Point well taken.
In that religion, abortion is a sacred rite (sort of like Aztecs cutting hearts out of people's bodies), and the public is required to support the state religion (through taxpayer money going to Planned Parenthood).
It’s not evil if the American people say it is “good”, but the American people get so many things wrong. It’s all in the name of “sexual freedom”.
I wonder if the Free Republic Free Trade battalion realized that China’s abortion statistics dwarf the US’s?
If it is true that polls reflect that most of the country is pro-life, why aren’t most politicians pro-life? Has the tide turned? Are the Baptists and Catholics the only remaining holdouts? I know these are a lot of questions but pro-life seems to have gone the way as one man, one woman marriages. I’m wondering if anyone has some ideas to get pro-life back again.
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