Our argument supporting the Rule of Subsidiarity, practicality and common sense.

The moral and organizational Rule of Subsidiarity is crucial to the rights of man and essential for freedom.

Vic Biorseth, Wednesday, March 11, 2009
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The rule of subsidiarity has two main precepts, which are:

  1. everyone who is affected by an issue should be in the jurisdiction responsible for it;
  2. as few people as possible who are not affected by an issue should have jurisdiction or responsibility over it.

Subsidarity says that all political authority should be vested in the most local jurisdiction possible. Problems affecting only a family should be handled by that family, town problems should be handled by that town, county problems by that county, etc., and problems that can be handled by any part of the private sector should not be given over to any level of government at all. As applied in America since her founding, there is and must always be some private sphere of personal activity that is completely beyond the reach of government.

Those granted the most authority over any aspect of your life should be required to physically face you, eye to eye, on a regular basis, whether that be in your home, your town hall, your county seat or whatever. No one who can change what goes on in your neighborhood should be alien to your neighborhood.

Under Socialism, the rule of subsidiarity is denied, because a centrally controlled economy requires the top level of government to be in charge of all aspect of economic, political and social life. Low level and local matters are handled, in accordance with central planning, by various bureaucrats or underlings in the vast bureaucratic organization absolutely required of Socialism. Top government determines and directs, at the individual citizen level, such matters as health, education, employment, career, private business, wages, investment, property, wealth, and even the simplest of human rights.

Subsidiarity operates best in a Democracy, most especially in a Republic like the USA, where Democracy itself is Constitutionally limited in order that government role and government power may be even more limited. The opposing position in the culture war – Socialism – has the top level of government in charge of all aspect of economic, political and social life, violating the rule. Under full Subsidiarity, in the best scenario, the individual citizen assumes primary responsibility for such matters health, education, employment, career, private business, wages, investment, property, wealth and so forth. Some human rights are spelled out in law, others are assumed in force, and, by default, civil law favors the citizen when any human right is questioned.

Under the proper application of the rule of Subsidiarity, the limited balance of power that is shared between citizen and government favors the citizen. As Subsidiarity is weakened, power automatically migrates from the citizen to the government. As Susidiarity is strengthened, power automatically migrates from the government to the citizen.

The danger, therefore, that Socialism poses to man is that Socialism seeks to centrally plan and control the entire economy. When a man is economically controlled, he is totally controlled. The only way to control anyone economically is to control him politically as well. When someone is completely economically dependant on government, he has, almost definitively, lost all individual citizen rights, all civil rights and all human rights. While Capitalism describes only an economic philosophy, which may only operate among free men in a free market place, Socialism represents both an economic and a political philosophy, because it cannot control an economy without also controlling the citizens who make it work. Under Socialism there is no strictly private sphere of personal activity that is beyond the reach of government.

See the Socialism definition link, and the Marxism definition link.)

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Truly Democratic people should be given, or rather, allowed to assume, as much responsibility as they are willing and able to assume. The ideal situation under pure Democracy (in the Jeffersonian mode,) cooperating with a natural economy based on free market Capitalism follows:

  • An individual citizen takes care of himself and his family.
  • He farms, or finds work, or starts a business, as he wills.
  • He pays his way, feeds, clothes, shelters and insures security to his family and educates his children to the best of his ability.
  • When he encounters hardship to great to bear, whether draught, business failure, unemployment, accident or other disaster, he first seeks help from his family, friends and church; then charitable organizations, individuals and businesses.
  • If he is still in need, he then goes to the township, and, if still lacking relief, moves his request up the hierarchy of county, state, and finally the federal government for relief.
  • The federal government should be the last place to go for any such relief, not the first.
  • Barring any such calamity, if the man is wise, frugal and not given to excess, he should be able in his lifetime to provide both for a comfortable retirement, and to leave his children at least as much, if not more, of an inheritance as his father left to him.
  • If, for whatever reason, his retirement is not provided for, then the same hierarchy should be traversed - family, friends, church, etc., again, with the federal government as an absolute last resort.
  • He should be willing and even anxious to take care of his parents and grand-parents in their dotage, and in a like manner his own children and grand-children should be a blessing to him in his old age.

That describes the ideal condition under pure Democracy. Many from the other side of the culture war call for personal liberty, or freedom, when what they really want is freedom to not have to do too much, or risk too much, or be responsible for too much, or suffer too many “liberty/responsibility” consequences; in other words, freedom to be lazy, and perhaps even freedom to be somewhat dependant. But true freedom is not for wimps, nor is it for the lazy; liberty has a price that is well worth paying at the individual level. Any person, left alone, will strive to improve his condition as best he can; nearly all will succeed; if they are left alone they will find a way. History repeatedly proves it.

This is where pure Democracy shines: very large numbers of people cannot improve their own condition without improving their larger environment. The greater the number of individuals striving for self-improvement, the greater will be the positive effect that this improvement will have on the entire economy.

Social “safety nets” need to exist at the lowest levels of government for the always very small number of people who cannot, as opposed to the always larger number of those who will not, be able to take care of themselves for whatever reason.

The American people’s common Judeo-Christian ethos directs them to look out for the interests and well being of “the widow and the orphan” and “the stranger among you.” In the best examples of the application of this moral imperitive, the unfortunate and the outcast is adopted into other families. The family is a natural social support network.

There can be no compromise; at least not indefinitely.

Noted economists such as Von Mises and Von Hayek have insisted that even minor government tinkering, let alone interference or control, of the free market or any of its parts prods Capitalism toward failure. (See the Social Democracy link.) The more Capitalism fails, the more government intervention is applied, and the more government intervention is applied, the more Capitalism will fail. The inevitable end of the spiral is Socialism.

Many today believe, in their innocent naiveté, that so-called European Socialism exemplified by current day France might be a preferable alternative to both American Capitalism and to flat out Socialism; however, none of the example European Socialist countries are finished with the process of being totally Socialized yet. They are merely farther into the inevitable spiral than America is. Their market is less free, their citizens are less economically free, and their downward spiral continues unabated. They will all end up Socialist in the end, if they do not take action to reverse the trend. The farther it goes, the harder it will be to stop. Visit the Marxism page to see where all this economic and social interference came from.

For many today, Keynesianism is seen as an alternative to completely open and free markets; however, the Keynesian economic approach is characterized by government intervention in the free market economy, a violation of the rule of Subsidiarity. This is not only a violation of the notion that there ought to be a sphere of private activity beyond the reach of government, but it plays right into the economic spiral addressed above, which ultimately ends up in Socialism. Keynes’ theory is thus fatally flawed. It is merely another hopefully non-violent, non-revolutionary path to the same place, whether that is what Keynes originally intended or not.

Marxism opposes family, religion, and even any separate, unique authority located at lower levels of government. Marxism opposes any source of allegiance, discipleship or popular favor that might compete in any way with the sole authority of the Party, which is to say, the sole authority of the dictator. Marxism works to suppress if not eliminate the family and organized religion, and the traditions, individual morality and cultural ethos associated with them.

For an example of the “ideal” situation under which Socialism rules and the rule of Subsidiarity is and must be absolutely denied, see the brief Pure Socialism definition page.

For an example of the “ideal” situation exemplified by the American Republic as originally founded, and in which the rule of Subsidiarity is and must be absolutely required, see the brief Pure Democracy definition page.

Obviously, we very strongly support the rule of Subsidiarity.



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Date:   Mon Sep 29 2014
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Changes pursuant to changing the website URL and name from 
Thinking Catholic Strategic Center to
Catholic American Thinker.

Pulled the trigger on the 301 MOVE IT option June 1, 2014. Working my way through all the webpages.  . 

Regards,

Vic


Date:  Mon Apr 13 06:19:58 2015
From:  the plummer
Email:   
Location:  U.S.S.A.
Comment: Hello again Vic,

Here I am again bothering you.  I shall express again that you have a fantastic grasp of the world around you, the problems that Westernization causes, and a solution that would solve the problems caused.

It's very refreshing to find another willing to offer real solutions, instead of just complaining.  You are a problem solver, as am I.  I've been reading many of your articles and wanted to present to you my ideas concerning how the Federal Government should be run, and every subsequent lower government.

You and I are in complete agreement that the Federal Government should have absolutely NO authority in matters that are not specifically articulated in the U.S. Constitution.  Every subsequent government, from the individual states all the way down to your local subdivision road agreements, must be handled in a subsidiarity fashion.

I have been heavily influenced by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church (Converted from protestantism) four years ago, by an economist named Warren Mosler http://moslereconomics.com/wp-content/powerpoints/7DIF.pdf  , Maj, General Smedly Butler http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html  , G. Edward Griffin http://www.bigeye.com/griffin.htm  , as well as Michael Voris ChurchMilitant.TV ...

It's refreshing to find another man that has come to understand the world in such a fashion that I have recently discovered.  I am totally perplexed that I cannot seem to discuss what I've discovered with most folks.  They either don't want to discuss the issues, or are too lazy to implement critical thinking. 

You are correct that our school system is just a Marxist indoctrination propaganda machine, teaching children WHAT to think, rather than HOW to think.

I'd love to communicate with you in the future, and maybe develop ideas on how to spread the messages of TRUTH to the masses, for I feel that mainstream media machine will never accurately report the facts that we, separately have discovered.

Like you've said, Glenn Beck scratches around the edges, and I believe that he would be a great place to start, I fear that his faith, which is in direct conflict with our faith, may prevent him from seeing the unvarnished TRUTH.

If you have a private way for me to share my personal email with you, we can share ideas, though personally I believe you would be sharing much more with me, than I with you.

Good day, and God Bless.


Date:  Mon Apr 13 2015
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Plummer:

Thank you for your kind words.  I went to your supplied links, and the ones pertaining to making war gave me a little pause.  It would be nice, but impractical and dangerous in the extreme, to write off "war" and try hard to never engage in it.  But the problem with that idea is this:

Evil exists.  And he reigns here in The World. 

See the Necessity of War Pages.  Note well that if it hadn't been for the Crusades, we would now all be either dead, or in blind submission to Islam.  And that is what is coming at us again.  (See the Islam Pages.)  But Islam is not the only physical threat from within and from without cultures; see the Marxism Pages

Profit and greed and power are not the sole reasons for war; they may contribute, or they may come into being in times of war, but never forget that evil exists, and it intends to dominate, by force if necessary.  Through internal revolution, or through external war; one way or another. 

What is going on in the Ukraine is not about acquisition of oil or wealth, but is yet another among the many historical examples of the advance of rule by military conquest.  It is being advanced by an evil ideology, probably (but not necessarily) being exploited by a dictatorial mind bent on creating or expanding his dictatorship. 

What is going on in the Middle East, including the ongoing holocaust of Christians, has nothing to do with the acquisition of oil, money or riches, but is yet another among the many historical examples of the advance of rule by military conquest.  It is being advanced by an evil ideology, probably (but not necessarily) being exploited by a dictatorial mind bent on creating or expanding his dictatorship. 

The question we must wrestle with is where to confront and engage evil to stop it's advance.  Wherever it is crushing good?  Strategic places where it is gaining ground?  Here in America, and only here?  In your house, and only in your house?  In your soul, and only in your soul? 

We must stand somewhere

“If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival. There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to die than to live as slaves. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” —Thomas Jefferson

Re your invitation to further private discussions - while I am flattered by the request, I had to give that stuff up earlier in the history of this website.  It used to have two ways of commenting, private and public.  And everybody took the private option over the public.  It became quite impossible to keep up with all the individual private conversations via private email. 

So, I modified the website to have this comment section at the bottom of each webpage, so that everyone could contribute to that particular subject, and I would no longer be engaged in multiple conversations on the exact same topic with twenty-some people, and fifty or more other times I have to repeat myself twenty-some times a week, or a day.  I'm getting too old to keep that many conversations going all at the same time without starting to blither.  I can do that anyway. 

Having eliminated the private option, the best I can recommend if you have something to contribute, is to go to Submit an Article and create a new webpage to be listed among the User Articles you see in the right column of this and every webpage in this site.  There will be a comment section attached to it, where you, I and anyone else is free to dialogue. 

Another thing to note is that I am still working full time, and this is only a spare time operation.  So, I can only update this site mornings before I go to work, and evenings when I am home, after dinner, if I'm not to tired or otherwise engaged.  So, patience is required to see any updates and responses. 

Thank you again for the interest and the kind words. 

Regards,

Vic


Date:  Mon Apr 13 19:54:48 2015
From:  The Plummer
Email:   
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Comment: 

Vic,

I agree with you about JUST reasons for war. However, I have not seen one instance in recent American history that war was declared for reasons other than oligarchical/ military industry complex, for profit, and I mean massive profit.

Why did we not invade Ethiopia, those people are/were starving at the hands of a tyrannical government. That's just one example.

I fully supported our preemptive attack on Saddam Hussein, due to the evil mans attempt at genocide of his own curdish countrymen. But that's not the reason we attacked. We wanted access to the oil. Many middle and lower income men died for oil. Then what do we do, we walk out of the region, without actually putting out the fire, only to let it flare up again.

The ones who profit from war have discovered that actually winning a war, is to solve a problem, and there is no profit from peace, so they constantly ebb and flow, battle lines constantly changing. They are simply trading one "enemy of my enemy is now my friend". No, I believe in a strong military, but two tiered. One that is compulsory, if need be, that is only interested in protecting our borders from attack and invasion. They should be on the southern border protecting us from the current invasion, that Obama and his ilk are promoting.

The other should be a purely voluntary army, and each individual soldier should be presented with the facts as to why war is necessary, and if a worthy enough cause, he shall fight. No more war for profit of a few oligarchs that are funding both sides.

I'm obviously not as good at explaining myself as you are, I hope you can catch my drift

Have a blessed day, my new friend.


Date:  Tue Apr 14 2015
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Plummer:

If we went to war in the Middle East for oil, then, where is it?  Why didn't we get any of it? 

I think you've been at least partially led astray in your thinking about war, and particularly America's participation in wars.  First, to clarify terminology and make sure we're talking about the same things:  I prefer the term Crony Capitalism to the term Oligarchy, the term most commonly used these days to describe the Russian variant. 

Crony Capitalists, and the politicians or dictators they are colluding with, can form a "shadow government" that is running parts or most of the government behind the scenes, out of view of the public.  If and when this shadow government goes public, it takes the form of Fascism or National Socialism, which are the "Right Wing" of Marxism, opposing the "Left Wing" of Marxism, which is Communism.  Thus, the Crony Capitalists will pretend to be anti-Capitalist, but the Capital (private property) they will oppose will be the Capital of their business competition; not their own Capital.  Espousing a certain limited or restricted Capitalism for me, but not for thee.  That's the Left and the Right within Marxism. 

In America, of course, the Left represents all of Marxism, in all forms and variants, and the Right represents direct opposition to all forms of Marxism, and that direct opposition is best exemplified by the American Constitution itself. 

The danger to the American Constitution posed by Crony Capitalism, at least originally, came less from ideological Marxists than from corrupt bankers and businessmen seeking unfair advantage in the open competition of the free market.  (Restricting the free market kills true Capitalism, which is, definitively, a free market).  They sought political partnership to gain illegal market advantage over competition.  It is not clear today whether Marxist ideology or pure greed predominates in American Crony Capitalist motivation. 

Who they collude with, mainly, are our Political Parties.  The Marxocrat Party today, despite all public denials, is the Party of the Rich, and the Super Rich.  Men like Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, who take turns being the richest men in America, and companies like Google and Apple, who take turns being the most profitable companies in America, practically own the Marxocrat Party and/or it's most notable operatives, leaders, candidates and representatives.  The Marxocrat and Republicrat Parties themselves have formed a "shadow government" operating completely outside the constraints and limitations of the Constitution. 

That's why I wrote Two Party Treason, No Party America and New Way Politics, to oppose all of that.  Our Crony Capitalists and our Political Parties are our Constitution's worst enemies.

All that being said, the infamous "Military Industrial Complex" is a term seized on by American Marxists and turned into a "Straw Villain" target for recruitment of Pacifists as another branch of Marxism's Useful Idiots. The origination of the term, and it's immediate confiscation and exploitation by Marxists, was described in the SLIMC1 treatment.

The false view of an American industry based on war for profit has been inculcated into millions of American minds through Marxified education, news reporting and commentary, over multiple generations.  It is indoctrination and propaganda.  See Professor Brom's Marxist Fundamentals for the root of this falsehood.  This is the root of the American Pacifism Movement, as illustrated in the treatment of Dorothy Day

I cannot say with any certainty that no one in all of our defense industry is or was a Crony Capitalist; but I can say with a fair amount of certainty that the whole Military Industrial Complex scenario was painted with a Marxist brush.  Note well that the Pacifists always, always, want to disarm us, but not the Russians or the Chinese.  We are the bad guys, they are the good guys. 

But it is the opposite.  Evil exists, and they are on the wrong side of good and evil.  We are the good guys; or, at least, we used to be the good guys. 

Regards,

Vic

PS:  The Marxocrat Party, with or without full knowledge of their Crony Capitalist funders, currently espouses Marxism-Leninism almost exactly as warned of by Professor Brom, and the Republicrat Party, at the very least, is not opposing it.  I believe they are in on it.  Whether that be true or not, both Political Parties have shown, by their actions and inactions, that they themselves pose a very serious internal threat to the American Constitution and to the very idea of America. 


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Trafeze: Taking WebSite Business where Uber is taking the Taxi Business.  Trafeze is now up and running.  It solves the "Product/Market Fit" business problem for on-line solo entrepreneurs.  This is made for us.

Religious Conversation in America, socially stifled and anathematized.  Other than bland platitudes, "Moments Of Silence" and "Thoughts and Prayers", politicians, journalists, celebrities and everyone in the public eye avoids religion.

Sustainable, Shlamaimable.  "Sustainability" is an unsustainable argument.  We don't sustain the earth, or even ourselves.  The only thing unsustainable is the sustainability premise itself.

Unforgivable Sin meets the Wideness of God's Mercy.  What happens when laxity in the clergy and the whole culture "accommodates" even blasphemy against the Holy Spirit?

Ruling Class Liars: Marxist ends-justify-the-means liars using Taqiyya against us.  Ruling Class Liars telling the world about the "Social Justice" of Marxism and the "Religion of Peace" of Islam.

The Individual Human Dignity of Christianity versus the Collectivism of Marxism.  Is Individual Human Dignity justified?  Is the Individual a God-Image, or just another utilitarian droplet in the Atheistic Marxist Revolutionary Wave?

Our Anti-American Government, defending our enemies, opposing us.  The Obamunist Regime and the Marxocrat Party act like Defense Attorneys for Islam, Marxism and Immorality, and like Prosecuting Attorneys of White Christian Heterosexual Men.

The Great Global Deception: "Death of a thousand cuts" applied to Civilization.  The Global Deception is Machiavellian-ism applied by inches, in which the "Revolution" never quite comes, because the Target Institution destroys itself.

Bible Christians:  More Biblical than Catholics?  No.  Not by a long shot.  Bible Christians all think their "church" is Bible-based; but the Bible is Catholic-based.  The Word produced the Church, and then the Church produced the Bible.

On the Mythical Conservative Movement of the Republicrat Party.  Conservative Movement?  What Conservative Movement?  There ain't no Conservative Movement.

Catholic Resistance:  Church Militant's Grass Roots Movement.  We've got to start somewhere.  Join the Resistance, form your local units and lets get it on.

PC Speech Control Versus the Sin of Detraction.  Calumny is harming someone via a lie.  Detraction is harming someone via an unnecessarily spoken truth.  PC Speech Control is the absolute elimination of free speech.

So, Trump is The Man, and Cruz is out.  Now what?  Trump's nomination to be the Republicrat Party Candidate appears to be sealed.  So what's a Cruz supporter to do?

How Infected Evangelism Itself Helps to Destroy Christian Faith.  When unrepentant active sinners and Protestants alike are welcomed into the Church, who is Evangelizing whom?

On Faith, Doubt, Skepticism, Cynicism and Evil.  On the Skeptic's problem with faith, the Cynic's problem with Truth, and the logical problem with Boundless, Unlimited Mercy.

On the importance of real authority in the world; does culture need authority?  It always turns out that those who are most publicly opposed to all authority secretly seek to become super-authoritarian themselves.

Suffering Computer Withdrawal is like withdrawal from any other addiction.  When you are suddenly stopped from computer access, terrible chemical reactions overwhelm your psyche.

Conservatism is now so divided and splintered as to be a meaningless term.  When everyone in America who is not a Marxist is a Conservative, there is no such thing as Conservatism.

How Evil and Godless Marxism promotes Universal Unification with Barbarity.  Obamunism and Marxocrat Partyism and One-Big-Religionism would "Bring Us All Together", in a Universal Unification, with Satan.

Civil Jihad = War by Immigration; Cultural Marxism = Revolution by Education.  Civil Jihad is like Cultural Marxism: Civil Jihad is War waged by Immigration, and Cultural Marxism is Revolution waged by Education.

It's 2016 Primary Voting Day; when the polls open I'll be there.  I've made my picks and, for me, it's do-or-die day for the American Republic.

Authority never applied is assumed by others, as the Default Authority of Evil.  Legitimate Authority Unexercised becomes the Illegitimate Default Authority of those Legitimately Subject to it.

How to Vote in the Primary to Avoid Holding Your Nose in the General.  The Primary Election in Your State is your Only Opportunity to Vote Your Choice. Your Party would prefer that you vote THEIR Choice.

Millions are Converting to Scientism, the "IN" Religion of the 21st Century.  Converting to Scientism, because, well, just thinking about all them there Absolute Facts We Wouldn't Even Know, if it wasn't for Scientism, will make you downright dizzy.

Billboard America v Real America, and Billboard Catholicism v Real Catholicism.  Advertising is Propaganda.  Political Advertising is conquering America, and now, it's conquering the Church, too.

Praying for a smaller, stronger, moral nation under our Unifying Constitution.  After division and winnowing, a converted, committed American remnant may gather under our Unifying Constitution.

Does the Year Of Mercy mean the end of Moral and Spiritual Discernment?  Fr. Larry Richards says the one thing you are absolutely forbidden to ever apply to anyone else is Judgment.  Is that true?  And is Mercy absolutely Limitless?

On Obama's Gun Grabbing Lies, supporting his destruction of the Constitution.  Obama's Whoppers typify the Marxist rule for lies:  Make the lie so big, shocking and unbelievable that it will actually be believed.

How Spineless Acquiescence to the sins of friends and family destroys us.  Failure to oppose wrong gets harder and harder to do the longer it is not done.  Spineless Acquiescence to Evil is smiling your way into hell.

"Secularized Reason" is Reason divorced from Faith, which is Amoral Nonsense.  Secularized Reason is not merely Amoral, or simply Morally Neutral; it always comes to oppose all sense of any fixed cultural morality.

America's current Anti-Constitution Constitutional Government. All three current branches knowingly violate the Constitution that created them, provided their rules and set their limits.

Rethinking War on Islam: War on "parts" of Islam, or, Unlimited War.  Rethinking War on Islam may mean a perpetual state of war, for Islam's evil cannot be separated out.

Reconciliation with God, through a good Confession with Absolution. Repentance, resolve, confession, absolution, penance, and uplifting, EXHILARATING Reconciliation.

Gay Marriage: What the hell is gay about it?  It isn't Gay Marriage, it's Homosexual Marriage.  If you surrender the language you lose.

"We are not the World Police" say the Lefties.  So, if not us, then who?  In the absence of Police, including World Police, what happens?  The criminals come out to play.

Do we have an Anti-American President?  A Pro-Islam, Anti-Christian,
Redistributionist, Utopian, Pro-Illegal Alien, quite consistently Anti-American, President Obama?

The Three Big Ideas competing in global geopolitics today. The Three Big Ideas, and a Fourth one: aggressive, militant atheism, or secularism.

World War III is beginning, and the Big News is the "News"?  The world is tumbling into global war, but Journalism is all atwitter about Brian Williams.  Go figure.

Babbling Christianity: The Loss of Unity in the Christian Message.  Is some New Testament "Tower of Babble" moment behind babbling Christianity's ever increasing disunity?

Obama Lies Again.  So what else is new?  "My work is done here; Hi-Yo Silver, and Away!" ... Who was that Masked Marxist?

On the lost human virtue of Industry. From Industry to Indolence: how the most industrious nation in history has slipped into almost pure sloth.

Another Obama act of Treason?  Well, ho-hum, heavy sigh and here we go again.  He lives for Treason.  Bringing Constitutional America down is his whole purpose for being.

All the anti Capitalist lies in Marxist propaganda.  Most old Marxist anti-Capitalist lies are now common "academic truths" in formal education and news reporting.

Why is our whole culture going to pot?  It's our morality, stupid.  Every cultural thing - law, order, decency, indecency, salvation, damnation - hangs on a recognized cultural morality.

The Truth about Islam, finally, in a homily at Mass.  You never hear the unvarnished truth about Islam, or other evils, from Catholic clerics.  Maybe that's finally changing.

Presenting the Renamed Reintroduction of Thinking-Catholic-Strategic-Center.  The conversion to the Catholic American Thinker name is now complete.

War Begets War: It's About Islam; It Always Was.  Undoing Islamic Lies of "Peaceful" Moslem Propagandizers.

Undoing Evil: Unraveling the sly "Good Intentions" destroying the West.  Undoing Evil means reversing Political Correctness and Amorality, and returning to Pure Meritocracy.

The argument within Islam, and about Islam, regarding the true nature of Islam.  The true nature of Islam: Ron Paul, King Saud, Ali Khamenei, Comrade Obama, all have their versions.

Letter to an American Warrior, from an old American Citizen, with Love.  An old man's advice to a young man, sent in a letter to an American Warrior.

All the Unintended Consequences: What makes us think they were unintended?  If every single thing done by someone has unintended consequences, the consequences were intended.

The French Islamophobia: Was it real?  Or is Islam really something to be feared?  If the French Islamophobia turns out to have been warranted, what about ours?

You're gonna hold their feet to the fire?  What fire?  They're laughing at you.   You can't hold Republicrat's feet to the fire.  They are the fireproof new political nobility.

What would War on Islam look like?  Would victory even be possible?   With what successful overall strategy could we wage war on an ideology?

On the Anti-Church metastasizing within the Roman Catholic hierarchy.  The anti-Church within the Church: the anti-Papal agenda advancing even in the Vatican itself.

The Required Radical American Re-Revolution. Or, Re-Constitution.It took 100+ years to radicalize Constitutional America. It will take a radical re-revolution to bring it back to sanity.

On the "inevitability" of a Perfect Global Government in a "New World Order".  Is this "New World Order" idea divinely inspired, or is it the ongoing work of Satan?

The Judas Complex: How a traitor may not recognized his own treason.  The Judas Complex explains how Judas Iscariot - like many a modern day Bishop - compromised with the world.

Christmas 2014: Hope is Reborn; Salvation has come into the world.  The Christmas 2014 Turning Point: The Kingdom is upon us; our King is among us.

On Theory Dominating Substance, in science, religion, morality, and culture.  Everywhere we look, we see the theoretical trumping the substantial, up and down the line.

A Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ deepens faith and faith commitment.  A Personal Relationship with America deepens love of country and patriotic commitment.

The 2014 Mid-Term Elections Cometh: Here we go again.  Next Tuesday, the 2014 Mid-Term Elections are upon us.  What are we going to do about it?

Anathematizing anathema: the predictable result of the denial of evil.  In a world that denies the existence of evil, anathematizing anathema itself is the only anathema allowed.

The Ebola Setup: Another possible trigger for the final revolution?  The purposeful government infection of America, through the Ebola setup.  Why?

Work at home jobs that have had me.  A long, costly and unsuccessful run at work from home jobs that didn't work for us.

Truth versus Agenda addresses the simplest of problems greatly complexified.  Truth versus Agenda examines the contest between reality and its opposition.

Vic has Iron Weights for sale; Mama says they have to go.  Lots of iron weights for sale; all have to go at once, in one sale.

The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid.  The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.

Indifferentism and Moral Relativism eats away at Catholic Culture.  Catholicism stands against Indifferentism. Where do you stand?

My poor old truck is again starting to look like a poor old truck.  After half-a-million miles, we're now approaching another decision time; another paint job, or a new truck.

Battle Line: Where the advancing secular army meets Judaeo-Christian moral norms.  The Secular Position (or Agenda) involves Proactive, Aggressive Anti-Theism, and not merely "neutral" Atheism.

A return to the American Ideal means a severe reduction in Government.  To return to positive growth and progress means, necessarily, purging our nation from all Marxist-Socialist philosophical influence and a return to the American Ideal.

Why this hatred of Palin? What galls modern women of the Left about Sarah Palin?  The blind hatred of Palin we’re seeing expressed is not merely because of hatred and intolerance of the pro-life religious moral standard.

A Palin Parker Ticket? My Dream Candidates for 2012.  Why a Palin Parker ticket is better than any professional politician Republican ticket you can come up with for 2012.

Elitism Vs Palinism: Why the Left and the Elites Loath and Fear Sarah Palin.  It isn’t just Marxism Vs Palinism; it’s also established intellectual elitism vs Palinism. The elite need someone to look down upon.

How is it that opposing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is "arrogant"? If my pro-Catholic, pro-American, anti-alternative-ethos position is "arrogant," then, exactly what is the position of those who claim superiority or even equality with it?

Here we see Bush family class captured in a simple private citizen’s photo.  George W. (and Mrs.) Bush quietly demonstrate Bush family class without hoopla or fanfare.

Marxists love crisis, and they love an oil spill crisis most of all.  Marxists even create and drive crisis.  Their favorite crisis of all must be the Oil Spill Crisis, which is even better than a Banking Crisis.

American Military Assault Weapons originally intended in the 2nd Amendment. To miss the point of the 2nd Amendment is to miss the point of the whole Constitution.

For God and Country – More Thoughts on America, and on National Existence.  For God and Country: Comparisons of martyrdom and heroism, Sovereign Nationhood Vs. Internationalism, distinct people-hood Vs. the Global Village, and Godliness Vs. godlessness.

The Godless Left leads the young and naive to their utopian Hell.  For an honest comparison of the effects on youth, we need to look to the history of the Godless Left versus the Religious Right.

The Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World is a must read.  No decent world history course is complete without the Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World.

Aleksandr I.Solzhenitsyn warns the American Worker and American organized labor.  Solzhenitsyn speaks to us as a worker from the “Worker’s Paradise” of Communism; words of warning for all who understand the meaning of the word Liberty.

World Revolution returns with a vengeance: the rebirth of Marxism.  Marxist world revolution returns, and faces far less opposition than in 1848 or the period between the Great Wars.

Our argument against public despair, hopelessness and pessimism re the future.  Despair is a mortal sin, the opposite of the virtue of hope; it is a sin unto the death of the soul, a repudiation and rejection of God’s grace.

On Threats to America's National Existence.  A look at the nature of our national existence, what makes us America, physical threats to that, and the possibility of just going out of existence.

On the ethics of language: English dictionary Vs. Political-Correctness taboos.  Language evolves, yet morals are (or should be) fixed. This poses questions re the ethics of language.

Thinking Catholic direction: threats to America, Church, Ethos, even History.  The Thinking Catholic Direction is multi-faceted, facing threats to American National Existence, Catholic Liturgy, our common Guiding Ethos - emphasis changes to meet the threat of the moment.

Catholics learn and practice Glossalalia, in the Life In The Spirit seminars.  Life in the Spirit seminars, fueling the Catholic Charismatic renewal, bring tongue-speaking "Glossalalia" and being "Slain in the Spirit", into Catholicism.

The website is going on hold for at least the next five weeks.  Business calls, and I must respond. Will be traveling, and not taking the laptop this time.

Current Website Status.  Still too busy for individual responses to questions, comments & criticisms.

Our 2006 Ohio Voter Guide.  The choices are quite clear, and the 2006 Ohio Voter Guide was easy to produce

On carrying my Lord, Jesus Christ, in my pocket.  As a Eucharistic Minister, I am on occasion carrying the Lord Jesus in my pocket. It's a wondrous thing.

A 2006 Christmas and Hanukkah wish.  May the Holy Days we celebrate remind us all of who we are, and how we are different from other peoples.

Current Democratic Party platform reveals anti-Semitic streak among Liberals.  In their voting, their speechifying, and in the slant of their controlled mainstream media reporting, the current Democratic Party Platform is made clear to all observers.

The "Left", and The DaVinci Code, The Passion, and Cartoons of Mohammed.  You can tell a lot about a movement by its public words. The Passion?  "Unreservedly Bad."  The DaVinci Code?  "Unreservedly Good." Anything to do with Islam?  "No Comment."

Who's driving the Health Care bus? Health insurance companies grading doctors?  Health insurance companies grading doctors: a legitimized conflict of interest.  A preparatory step toward the nationalization of the health insurance industry?

On the forced use of medical boiler plate language rather than simple notes.  The "little dictators" from insurance companies and government bureaucracies force MDs to use stilted, verbose, medical boiler plate language in their own documentation.

Home For Christmas 2008.  Website Getting Active Again.

Hydrogen power could be, and should be, the wave of our automotive future.Any move toward hydrogen power is a move toward a cleaner and more efficient fuel, and away from our dangerous dependency on oil.

Thoughts in remembrance of 09/11/2001, five years later.  The changing shape of the war, the changing shape of the enemy.

The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.

Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, in concert with the SLIMC.There he goes again! Kerry lies again and again about American servicemen and veterans; he just can't help himself.

Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost.   POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.

What's going on with Mel Gibson? Is he really an anti-Semite?I am surprised that Mel Gibson is an alcolholic. But I am never surprised at any words that come out of the mouth of any drunk.

Still Worrying Over NuVo Consequences.  The Holidays have gone by, several days have passed, and the SANE NuVo Initiative still stands pat.

The Dem's October Surprise involves another flip-flop of their public "standard"  The clearly pro-sodomy Party that openly seeks the "Gay" vote goes Victorian for another pre-election October Surprise ploy.

Some Problems with NuVo: the so-called Null-Vote Initiative.  A "philosophical" movement aimed at keeping religious conservatives from voting? Seriously? Let me state my problems with NuVo.

Come, let us sit and reason together.  Jews and Christians of various stripe and spot can say to each other, 'Come, let us sit and reason together.' But we can't do that with the Moslems.

Regarding SANE works dropping NuVo: Nul Vote Initiative dies with a whimper.  If you can't really present a good argument, sit down.  On SANE Works dropping the NuVo Initiative: a program that works hard to SOUND pro-American while ACTING to oppose American National Existence.

Even experts grossly underestimate the Marxist zeal of the American Left.  The sharp Left turn happened in the Hoover-FDR era, and the Marxism of the American Left has been deepening ever since.

Thinking American, in a nutshell: When one has lots to say, but time is limited.  The older I get, the busier I get. Answering multiple questions as a thinking American, but in a hurry.

"We are an Easter People, and Hallelujah is our Song." (John Paul the Great).  Our absolutely unique and singular Easter story, and the incredible force with which it struck human history.

Witnessing, grieving and weeping for our dieing culture.  What might it take to call a whole people back from the brink of cultural death?

If we have an inherent right to something, then, who must supply it?   Rights and Responsibilities exist in paired sets; a right does not exist in the absence of a related responsibility.   If indeed we have a right to our job, then, someone must provide it.  Who?

So how come we have all these homeless people if our system is so great?  The strong "Utopian Idealist" firmly believes that absolute worldly perfection is actually possible.   Therefore, there should never be any such thing as a hungry or homeless person.

Taking a look at Illegal Immigration and Tax Problem solutions.  In our view, the minimum wage and income tax have outlived their usefulness, and only contribute to the illegal alien problem.

First journal / blog entries when the thinking catolic blog first opened up.  Notes to readers about what I was doing.

On-going WebSite work and planned WebPages as of 09/07/2006  Adding items to book store.

Vic's busted finger status - life goes on.  Another busted finger status report, since the original one rolled off of the 50-entry BLOG update records.

Website Status as of 02/05/2009.  No more Bookstore; no more Contact Me; no more complexity.

Website Status 03-09-2009.  Just a note to bring you up to date on website status 03-09-2009.

Website Status 04/06/2009.  Busy driving daily now; most website work will be weekend and as available.

The Plastic Bags and Eco Doom theory: will plastic bags end life as we know it?  Plastic Bag and Eco Doom predictions tell us that plastic grocery and garbage bags will still be buried in the land fills and dumps a thousand years from now.  Well … so what?

Farewell Smokey Biorseth; Rest In Peace. Hello Coal Biorseth; Welcome Home.  As we were laying our beloved Smokey Biorseth to rest in his grave beside the lilies, a carbon-copy of Smokey, in younger form, emerged from the lilies.

Honky Biorseth really runs this house.  If you want to know what's in any cabinet in the house, just ask Honky Biorseth.

Kill the illegal alien marketplace, and illegal aliens will leave on their own.  Why should we "imagine" life with no Mexico?  Shouldn't the Mexicans be trying to imagine life without the USA?

More Marxist infiltration of higher education.  Public school and the media are not the only places dominated by Marxist thought; even Catholic institutions are infected.

Of Families and Fortunes, and Inheritance Vs. Redistribution.  Families and Fortunes are despised by Marxists, because Marxism demonizes the family, demonizes fortunes, and even demonizes profit.

Website Status Update 11/09/10  Just a Website status update; where we are and where we’re going.

Regarding the 2010 Tax Deal Pledge Breaker: Pledge? What Pledge?  How can Republican deal makers even face us? We need to hang a Tea Party target on all professional politicians for 2012.

Pray for peace in Jerusalem, and for deliverance of Israel from harm.  To pray for peace in Jerusalem is to pray for deliverance from Obama.

A tale of Promised Financial Melt-Down Debt Ceiling Nonsense and Happy Marxists.  Everyone, on both sides, believes the Debt Ceiling Nonsense. Why?

God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things.  God and Nature: on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.

Our Ohio voter Guide for the 2012 Election.  The 2l012 Ohio Voter Guide – The Choices Have Never Been Clearer, or more critical.

Evangelization enters the animal kingdom with the first bear prayer.  It is fitting that the first bear prayer would be a prayer of thanksgiving.

Is the Internet down in Lithuania?  Sudden loss of Lithuanian traffic suggests the internet is down in Lithuania.

The rise of the Femi Nazi Green Beret, and the decline of military victory.  The first Femi Nazi Green Beret will be awarded out of fairness, not excellence.

Food Insurance: Is this stuff really any good?  All of us conspiracy-theorizing, global-calamity doomsday-preppers need their Food Insurance.

We just had to try to do Robert Irvine's Plastic Wrapped Baby Back Ribs.  Put plastic wrapped baby back ribs in the oven?  What?  Are you nuts?

Thoughts on the first Eucharist, established by the Last Supper.  The first Eucharist was recognized by the Apostles for what it was on that holiest Holy Thursday.

Get behind these Tea Party Candidates.  The Constitution is not going to be restored to legal preeminence unless we replace leadership incumbents of BOTH PARTIES.

Ecce homo; Behold the man.   Ecce Homo.   Behold the Innocent Lamb, who takes away the sins of the world.

When your system slows down or hangs, it's time for a Total System Reboot.  America, the World, and even the Catholic Church may need a Total System Reboot.

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The Vietnam War Proved the American News Media's Treacherous Anti-American Marxism.
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Here comes the Synod Exhortation, and more EENS denial.  Is this original simple mistake leading us into doctrinal and ecclesial revolution?

Agreeing with Mother Angelica, Rest In Peace, on no known exceptions to EENS.  Are all VCII and Post-VCII "exceptions" to No Salvation Outside The Church just imaginary?

Was Archbishop Lefebvre Correct After All?  Archbishop Lefebvre was correct in rejecting Vatican Council II, interpreted with irrationality.  May God bless him for that.

Cardinal Kasper's False Arguments.  Pope Benedict, Cardinal Kasper's false arguments for Synod Report: Vatican Council II agrees with the dogma extra ecclesiam nullas salus as it was interpreted by the 16th century missionaries.

Rahner's "Anonymous Christian" as main line Catholic theology.  Coming back full circle?

The Heresy of Chrislam.  Those claiming that the “Allah” of Islam’s Qu’ran and Yahweh or God of both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible are one and the same are missing one glaring point: GOD NEVER CONTRADICTS HIMSELF.

Faith, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Faith; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

Hope, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Hope; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

Love, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Love; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

Prudence, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtue of Prudence; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

Justice, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtue of Justice; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

Temperance and Fortitude, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtues of Temperance and Fortitude; Two of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.

On the word Consubstantial, the Trinity and Infinity. On the Consubstantial (Single Substance) of God, and the mathematically impossible number of Infinity.

A Proposed Israeli National Doctrine that America should Learn From.  Reprinted Article identifies common ideological enemies of Israel, the USA, and all Nations: Marxism, and New World Order concepts.

The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid. The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.

The Obama Ethos: Who is Barack Obama? What is his grounding, his ethos? The Obama Ethos explores Obama's grounds of being; his religious, moral and political guiding principles.

Obama the Moslem: Introducing Comrade Obama (peace be upon him.) Obama the Moslem: anti-Catholic; anti-Christian; anti-Jew; anti-American.

Freedom, yes – but from whom, and to do what? Is freedom from God enslavement to the world? Is freedom from the world enslavement to God? Which is better?

The Room: Born of that still inner voice. A story about a small church pastor who erects a small room to serve as a mediation room for his parishioners.  

Are Catholics Saved, by having been Born Again? The theology of salvation: Catholic vs. Protestant.

Love thy neighbor as thyself: the Law in One Sentence. Can one simple sentence contain the whole of the moral Law of God?

The Catholic call is universal; it goes out to everyone. Although the Catholic call goes out to all, man’s free will means that all will not respond.

God’s Perfect Unconditional Love meets man’s Free Will. Perfect Unconditional Love can be rejected. Liberty and free choice may be a blessing or a curse.

Of Weeds and Wheat growing together, and the eventual separation. - Weeds and wheat in the field differs from in human kind, where either one can become the other.

Why Should I Believe in God? - an article by Eugene Rudder.

On Losing You - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.

Our Beautiful Love - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.

Catholic Communism: Similarities between Church Hierarchy and Pure Bureaucracy. Mises said that Communism equals Bureaucracy; the Church is a bureaucracy, therefore we have Catholic Communism. True?

The Source of Anxiety: Improper Priorities. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.

“I, Pencil … ”; Capitalism in a Nutshell. Leonard E. Read

Endless Concessions to the Palestinians Pamela Levene

The Peace Treaty Sajid Ali Khan

Leftist Politics in Catholic Mass Mark Brumbaugh

The USCCB Flip-Flop Mark Brumbaugh

Open Letter to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Mark Brumbaugh

Truth Versus Evil

The End Of The Age

Authority Meets Truth

The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world

The Little Red Hen

Of Sheep And Men

The Gift Bearers Michael from Florida

Dear Vic And Others ... John Felland

The Church Is Rotten To The Core Michelle Lobdell

Hatred of Palin Janet Morana

Proper Catechesis Susan Greve

Who is Barack Obama? Pastor Robert Legg Greve

Limited War Doctrine Colonel Thomas Snodgrass

Rabbi Meir Kahane's Letter Rabbi Meir Kahane, OBM

Solzhenitsyn Speaks Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn addresses the AFL/CIO.

Jefferson Speaks (Declaration of Independence)

The American Constitution (American Founding Fathers)

American Democrat Party Platform Karl Marx and Frederick Engles

Marxist Fundamentals

Prof. Libor Brom

Re The Sin Of Scandal Phil Lange

Re Sydney Airport Security Ahmed

Marxist Infiltration into Catholic Thought Nancy Libert

New "race and racism" thread begun by Stephen from VT. On race and racism: the ever changing definition and generic usage of the word "racism."

The Bush War Doctrine Revisited: a fresh look at our horrible situation. A reproduction of the "Bush War Doctrine Revisited" article and discussion points by David Yerushalmi; there is much food for thought here.

Resignation of Benedict XVI and the Immediate Media Firestorm. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and Rev. Marcel Guarnizo's interview with the author that caused the international media frenzy.

The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.

Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.

Just Laws for a Godly Nation. Many nations today still lack a core of just laws for a Godly nation.

What does the World Wildlife Fund have to do with World Youth Day? An unholy alliance between the Leftist WWF and the Vatican?

False Flag: Serious-minded fiction creating a better understanding of 9/11. Can serious-minded fiction play a role in creating a better understanding of critical contemporary social/political issues like 9/11?

Bringing the Liturgy Back to the Real Vatican II. Cardinal Burke Comments on Sacra Liturgia Conference

Layman letter to all bishops. Letter to Bishops from Mariann / Mary's Child

Fetal-Microchimerism gives new meaning to the bonding of Motherhood.  How the unborn child blesses the mother and physically changes her, for the rest of her life.

Ars celebrandi et adorandi - Pastoral Letter from Bishop Thomas John Paprocki. With Ars celebrandi et adorandi, all Springfield IL Catholic Parishes move Jesus back to the center of life!  YES!

To be, or not no be lukewarm; that is the question. Whether tis nobler to fight the good fight, or just smile and be nice ...

Technology: a Two Edged Sword. Technology can be used for good, or for evil.

More American Imperial Edicts Issuing Forth out of Obamunism. Archbishop Schnurr joins Rick Santorum in identifying American Imperial Edicts from this administration.

Benedict XVI's Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum; Apostolic letter on 1962 Rite.
The Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum confirms the 1962 Latin Rite as the 'Extraordinary' Roman Liturgical Rite.

The Pope's Letter to Bishops on Summorum Pontificum.  Benedict XVI's Letter to Bishops on Summorum Pontificum issued the same day as the Motu Proprio.

The Explanatory Note on Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.  An 'Explanatory Note on Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum' issued by the Vatican.

A concerned Catholic spotlights Catholic funded Alinsky organizations. The Alinskyite Gamaliel Foundation underpins multiple Catholic funded Alinsky organizations.

From Shane Leslie Mattison, whose father was Elden Mattison Woolliams. Annecdotes from Shane Leslie Mattison.

Dr. Ben Carson, Champion of God, Family, Country and Decency in Government.  Ben Carson can return America to being a Constitutional Republic once again.

A submission from someone who would be Pope.  If all the last five or so Popes have been invalid Popes, then, where's the valid one?  Why, Brother Michael, of course!

Atheist Genesis:

In the beginning there was nothing, and nothing happened to nothing.
And then nothing accidentally exploded and created everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally encountered other bits of everything and formed some new kinds of everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into self-replicating bits of everything.
And then some self-replicating bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into dinosaurs.
See?

(See The Darwinism Pages)

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