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This article appears in the July 3, 2015 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

The Encyclical from Hell

by Paul Gallagher

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June 22—Anyone who reads the encyclical written by Commander of the Order of the British Empire John Schellnhuber for issuance by Pope Francis, cannot escape its call for the destruction of mankind—that sinful and violent race made from the mere soil of the creator "Mother Earth."

Pope Francis presumably does not want to wipe out most of the human species. But the British Royal Family does—publicly so—and the Pope has capitulated to the leading Satanic forces on Earth. The Encyclical Laudato Si' is a horrible corruption of the Catholic Church and of Christianity. It is also an assault against science, technological progress, and the idea of human beings as co-creators with the Creator.

The fact that the Pope of 1.2 billion Catholics—the Vatican which has blocked international "climate conferences" from issuing the British royals' Malthusian global edicts—has been roped into issuing and promoting Laudato Si', represents a threat to human civilization of the most serious nature.

The controlling author of the Encyclical was Hans Joachim "John" Schellnhuber of Oxford, who states that the maximum number of human beings which can be sustained by "Mother Earth" is "less than 1 billion." He is momentarily and violently trying to deny these statements, but they were made at international climate conferences and reported in major press.

The British royals, and their other leading anti-science agents such as Martin Palmer and Sir David Attenborough, shamelessly state that the human race is a pollution of Mother Earth—its growth is the root of all evils and problems, according to Sir David—and should be leveled, by any means necessary, to "less than 1 billion" in number. Laudato Si' author Schellnhuber has been a personal agent deployed by and with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles since at least 2004, to demand that major governments agree to "decarbonize" and scrap modern industry.

Prometheus Again Bound

From the opening words of Laudato Si', this Encyclical stands opposed to all others dealing with social matters by the Popes since Leo XIII. Whereas those encyclicals always put the human being "in the center" as most beloved of the Creator, this one pictures mankind as the great polluter, if not pollution itself. Pollution, moreover, of a different creator, called "Mother Earth."

"Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs," the Encyclical opens [as translated to English on the site of the Holy See].

"2. This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of the goods with which God has endowed her. We have come to see ourselves as her lords and masters [having been given "dominion" over her, is a better translation of the original into English—ed.], entitled to plunder her at will. The violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin, is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of life. This is why the Earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor; she 'groans in travail' (Rom 8:22). We have forgotten that we ourselves are dust of the earth (cf. Gen 2:7); our very bodies are made up of her elements, we breathe her air and we receive life and refreshment from her waters."

The worship of Mother Earth as creator, is paganism, including its Satanist forms. This rejects both the scientific view of mankind's activity, and the Christian one—Genesis itself.

"Inasmuch as we all generate small ecological damage, we are called to acknowledge our contribution, smaller or greater, to the disfigurement and destruction of creation."

Did the ancient Greeks disfigure and destroy the shore on which they built Athens, or the sea on which they sailed? Did Kepler disfigure and destroy the Solar System by discovering God's design of it? Astronauts by exploring it? Do our spacecraft destroy the Earth by mapping and measuring it? Did oil disfigure the smoky wood-burning society which preceded it, or the discoverers of nuclear isotopes disfigure and destroy medical patients? How many of those "flowers and fruits" were created in the biosphere by the human species?

Despite covering itself in passing quotes from every conceivable previous Papal document, this one is their opposite. Compare what Schellnhuber et al. quote from Saint John Paul II's Redemptor Hominis:

Authentic human development has a moral character. It presumes full respect for the human person, but it must also be concerned for the world around us and take into account the nature of each being and of its mutual connection in an ordered system.[8] Accordingly, our human ability to transform reality must proceed in line with God's original gift of all that is;

with what Schellnhuber et al. wrote for Pope Francis in Laudato Si':

We must be grateful for the praiseworthy efforts being made by scientists and engineers dedicated to finding solutions to man-made problems [emphasis added]. But a sober look at our world shows that the degree of human intervention is actually making our earth less rich and beautiful, ever more limited and grey, even as technological advances and consumer goods continue to abound limitlessly. We seem to think that we can substitute an irreplaceable and irretrievable beauty with something which we have created ourselves.

The Encyclical plods through the most superficial two- to three-paragraph glosses on forms of "pollution"; almost appealing to the sub-teenaged "pollution—eeuuw, gross!" without attempting any scientific or engineering depth, possible advances, or possible solutions.

Some might try to excuse this, reciting, "The Pope is not an economist." But Laudato Si' is Malthusian economics, of the most evil kind. It would again take from mankind the Promethean fire of technology, and push humanity down to the wretched state from which Prometheus rescued it.

The encyclical declares Promethean foresight "wrong."

An inadequate presentation of Christian anthropology gave rise to a wrong understanding of the relationship between human beings and the world. Often, what was handed on was a Promethean vision of mastery over the world....

The paragraph dismisses "the human being in the center"—anthropocentrism is "misguided."

Most criminally, it declares that progress is a "myth," and it effectively denies that scientific and technological progress can uplift the poor, making this British encyclical from Hell a direct attack on the developing nations first of all.

Resistance

Through this Encyclical, the British Royals have laid claim to control of the Roman Catholic Church with its 1.2 billion adherents.

They showed off their control of the U.S. President with a shameless "BBC America" program June 28 in which Obama brought genocidalist David Attenborough to the Oval Office, played BBC interviewer for him, lavishly praised Attenborough, and agreed to his statements that population growth is the world's most serious problem.

Thus, the royals can now give the "go" signal to their puppet Obama, to solve the overpopulation problem within a few hours by triggering his confrontations with China and Russia into actual thermonuclear war.

If you believe in the future of our unique human species—on this planet and in the Solar System and the galaxy—you must mobilize yourself now to save humanity from the threat represented by this encyclical.