“The Rapture”, a strategy for dealing with or speeding up Runaway Abrupt Climate Change?

Evangelical Christians have captured the White House that slaves built and with a steady supply of cheeseburgers and ego-massaging they have control of the “Twitterer in Chief”.
These lunatics believe in “The Rapture” and hastening it’s arrival.
“Just like many other Christian brothers and sisters, I eagerly long for the second coming of the Lord Jesus. We abide by the following passage from the Bible: “Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord” (1Ts 4:17). For this reason, we foolishly look up to the skies longing for the day that Jesus will return and take us up into the clouds so that we can be with the Lord.””The Lord is trustworthy. The Lord promised that He would take us into the heavenly kingdom in the last days. The Lord’s promise certainly will be accomplished and fulfilled.”

These psychopaths and sociopaths see climate change as ‘Gods will’ and fossil fuels are his gift to power the rapture. At the time of writing, the momentum to impeach is building relentlessly (so much for the democratic process!!! ),with the fundamentalist Mike Pence ready and waiting to step into the breach the minute the twitter in chief has an ‘accident’.
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“But there may be another secret to Pruitt’s tenacious grip on the agency that he’s busy undermining. Like several other members of the constantly churning Trump Administration who’ve managed to hold fast—Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, and Vice-President Mike Pence—Pruitt is an evangelical Christian.” Are Evangelical Leaders Saving Scott Pruit’s Job
Climate Scientist Katharine Heyhoe is another case in point;”She’s an evangelical Christian. Her husband is an evangelical pastor, even, in a faith whose followers are largely skeptical of climate science.” Texas scientist and evangelical takes to the web

How on earth could you trust a scientist who believes in an ‘Immaculate conception’ and creationism??

“Well this is where hope is, right here in this room, ah it’s with us”.
Then we have the erudite Chris Hedges who one day challenges the fact that ‘Hope’ is unimpeachably good, then the next moment opens a presentation with the ridiculous comment above and looks like he is on the brink of crying at the 1m 50s mark! Generally I enjoy Chris Hedges writing and presentations but every analysis from him is clouded by his belief in a (presumably?) white guy on a surf board flying around in the clouds, who is supposedly omni-potent but stands aside watching as the military industrial complex rains bombs down on the people of Yemen, Syria and Gaza and surfs blithely by as we exterminate 150 to 200 species daily.

Discussing her “ministry” to the U.N. last year, Bachmann claimed that “the return of Jesus Christ is imminent,” and noted that “the clock is striking 11:59 on God’s time clock and as history is culminating in as read in Revelation.”

Bachmann explained the supposed importance of her new mission:

I believe that God is starting a new thing, and because the time is short before Christ comes again to this earth, He is giving everyone one more chance.

Evangelical leaders are pushing President Trump to name former congresswoman and Christian extremist Michelle Bachmann next ambassador to the United Nations.

“First thing in the morning on April 5, before a meeting chaired by Representative John Shimkus and another with the Solar Energy Industry Association, Energy Secretary Rick Perry headed to the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a copy of Perry’s schedule obtained by Fusion. There, Perry was scheduled to meet for an hour-long “Cabinet Member Bible Study. He has praised the new administration for its power to “change the course of America in ways that are biblical.”
“It is safe to say that God is a Capitalist,” Drollinger once wrote, “not a Communist.” In a January radio interview, Drollinger praised then-senator Jeff Sessions, who “hungers and thirsts for the Scripture,”
“Vice President Mike Pence, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, nominee for Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, have all sponsored the Capitol Ministries Cabinet Bible study, according to literature put out by Capitol Ministries.”
“Drollinger also argues that climate change is impossible because God promised after The Flood never to do anything like that again. Drollinger preaches against “radical environmentalism” and that to believe that human activity could have devastating impact on the environment is not just mistaken, but the result of godless pride: “To think that man can alter the earth’s ecosystem—when God remains omniscient, omnipresent and omnipotent in the current affairs of mankind—is to more than subtly espouse an ultra-hubristic, secular worldview relative to the supremacy and importance of man,” Drollinger wrote recently. “It follows that we can all rest assured and wholly rely on God’s aforementioned promises pertaining to His ability and willingness to sustain our world’s ecosystem.” Many thanks to political analyst John Steppling for the lead to the link; The Trump Cabinet Has It’s Own Weekly Far Right Biblical Study Group

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This is the level of Insanity and Delusion existing in the US administration as we rush headlong towards annihilation.
Godless

I'm an anti-imperialist, environmental activist and blue ocean sailor, who is passionate about the earth and all it's inhabitants without favour. Brace for imminent impact as we bare witness to the non-linear unraveling of the biosphere and habitability disappearing for most if not all complex life on the only habitable planet we know of. To quote President Niinistö in North Russia: ‘If We Lose the Arctic, We Lose the World’. Folks we have lost the Arctic.

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169 comments on ““The Rapture”, a strategy for dealing with or speeding up Runaway Abrupt Climate Change?
  1. These people are no different that those that ran the Inquisition, that burned ‘witches’ in Europe or hanged in the US, No different than the Conquistadors, the Crusaders,or the Taliban that blew up the Buddha statues in Afghanistan. The same as the Roman Legions that brought Jeezuz by the tip of a sword slaughtering all who didn’t believe throughout Europe. The same minds as the kings of the Saud family’s Sunni-ruled Arabia or the Shi-ite mullahs of Iran. Or the Hindu violent thug currently ruling India and just so fucking many more throughout written human history that it boggles the mind.

    And here I am living surrounding by mad christians with guns with a shitload of them completely in control of this county (the primary local election a couple of weeks ago had ZERO non-Republican candidates) and all the small towns in the area. Every single one voted for Trump, all the cops did, all the christian preachers, ministers, priests… Complete 1-party control.
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    This sentence caught my eye: “The vast majority of Christian nationalists never engage in violence. Nonetheless, Christian nationalist thinking suggests that unless Christians control the state, the state will suppress Christianity.” It’s incomplete in my estimation. It should have added:

    “Or worse, have a government that will completely ignore it altogether and politicians who are not swayed by ignorant superstitious nonsense to install laws that don’t promote liberty for everyone.”

    Being ignored is worse than anything to these idiots.

    After Trump, Christian nationalist ideas are going mainstream – despite a history of violence

    https://theconversation.com/after-trump-christian-nationalist-ideas-are-going-mainstream-despite-a-history-of-violence
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    As the climate and biosphere collapse, does anyone think these crazies are going to get any better? As everything falls apart I’m expecting the worse because there won’t be anybody to blame but ‘others.’ That’s the pattern I see reading world history…

    Big sigh.

    sealintheSelkirks

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  2. And Salman Rushdie was just stabbed by a guy running on stage in New York. Doesn’t matter what religion they’re all extremely capable of committing the most heinous crimes. A man named Hadi Matar who lived in NJ. The Fatwa from Iran’s top mullah was increased to $3.5 million US in 2012. If Rushdie doesn’t die poor Hadi not only failed at reclaiming Islamic ‘honor’ (just like fundie Christo-honor), he won’t be eligible for the prize money.

    Salman Rushdie: Man arrested after author attacked on stage

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-62524922
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    Well, at least nobody around here has rushed up to stab me for my non-christian book I published, eh Kevin? You read it; it’s not what they want to hear wouldn’t you say?

    Yet.

    sealintheSelkirks

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  3. Here’s a couple to make you shake your head at. The insanity of it all.

    Leaked Tapes Unveil Amy Coney Barrett’s Secret INSANITY

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    Psycho cultist fanatics and where I live, my home, is within the map showed. So far I haven’t had anyone come up and tell me I should leave. So far. Don’t know exactly how I would respond if/when that happens…

    Armed activists show up to library and demand they ban books

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    Incredibly lurid blazingly red/orange melting ball for a sunset, and the half moon is red as hell from the particulate & smoke also.

    sealintheSelkirks

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  4. Sorry about the link not showing up. Here’s the link:

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    I have a friend that lives up there, she said it is getting more insane by the week and she doesn’t even go off the property anymore. Retired, stays home and works on her garden while avoiding others. She really enjoyed my book but there wasn’t a single neighbor she thought she could share it with that would have any understanding of it. Rather the opposite…

    sealintheSelkirks

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  5. It’s all THE DEVIL!
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    Kenneth Copeland: Put Bibles Back In Schools To Stop School Shootings

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    Oh my hell, these people are fucking not getting any better, are they?

    sealintheSelkirks

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  6. More craziness from the Fascist GOP Republicans, and they aren’t kidding. What do you do with a rabid dog???

    Majority of Republican Voters Say US Should Be Declared a ‘Christian Nation’

    More than 60% of GOP voters supported codifying Christian nationalism even as they said the U.S. Constitution does not support such a declaration.

    https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/09/21/majority-republican-voters-say-us-should-be-declared-christian-nation
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    sealintheSelkirks

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    • Kevin Hester says:

      Haha, slip of the tongue.
      They all treat it as a Christian country with all its hypocrisy’s and now they want to make it official.
      These are classic behaviours of ascendent fascism. They get more overt by the hour

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Kevin Hester is currently living on Rakino Island, a small island in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland, New Zealand, monitoring the unravelling of the biosphere and volunteering at the Rakino Island Nursery is currently developing a proposal to create a marine reserve near by. The Island has no grid tied electricity or reticulated water.  I catch my own water from the roof and generate my electricity from the ample solar radiation on the island.

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