Is the entertainment industry and the rest of the media a vital source of national security?


#21

I believe we live in a single world of good and evil. To think of our world as good versus evil is a heresy because it would involve two gods. God is one, and there is nothing besides Him.


#22

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:21, topic:319614"]

I believe we live in a single world of good and evil. To think of our world as good versus evil is a heresy because it would involve two gods. God is one, and there is nothing besides Him.
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Robert is correct.


#23

[quote="dshix, post:22, topic:319614"]
Robert is correct.

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Robert says this in another thread:

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:7, topic:319620"]
I believe we live in a miserable and corrupt world run by Satan. I also believe that God is allowing it as a means to our salvation. Lies and deceit runs very deep in our society.

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If the world is run by Satan, yet we also strive towards God, doesn't it make it one versus the other?


#24

[quote="Timothysis, post:23, topic:319614"]

If the world is run by Satan, yet we also strive towards God, doesn't it make it one versus the other?

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Similar to God allowing Satan to torment Job, so too does He allow Satan to control our (secular) world.


#25

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:1, topic:319614"]
Is the entertainment industry and the rest of the media a vital source of national security?

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A free people NEED truth. For a society to lose its overarching sources of information and "backdrop reality" in media, entertainment and education....to Leftism or a worldly philosophy ("that has a form of godliness but denies the power thereof").....is to endanger the national security from within.


#26

Just saw documenatary , "Agenda", put out by a congressman to show just who is behind our spiritual, political, economic decline. Satan is prince of this earth and we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against powers and principalities . The US is not a democracy, it is a republic, and it's "demos" is channeled by a constitution .Yet John Adams did say even with that, because of the supreme court, being made of men of the time, if they are not Christian - it would all change, and it is. Satan is behind it, using Marx, Freud, Darwin. Anyone who is not saved is his instrument . There have been two kinds of people since the beginning .The children of the Promise-Adam /Eve, Abel etc and the children of the Serpent. It is right there in Genesis " And God said to the serpent, "I will put enmity between your seed and her seed...." Satan has human seed (spiritually) always warring against carriers of the Promise ( of Restoration and Reconciliation- thru Christ) -the old and new testament saints. As we have the Word, Satan has his out in the open. It is not a conspiracy - it is an agenda, written by men , as noted above and others - some who have discipled the current president. Fascinating documentary. Communism is alive and well on planet Earth-China, Cuba many countries in central and S. America, Vietnam , a few countries in Africa , and the Us has never been more socialist, which is in the direction of communism. Needless to say , the media is a big part of this. Before Hitler invaded Poland he flooded it with alcohol,drugs and pornagrophy to weaken the Poles resolve and character.


#27

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:24, topic:319614"]
Similar to God allowing Satan to torment Job, so too does He allow Satan to control our (secular) world.

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And you reap what you sow .For if we disregard past graces and abandon God, you think we wont' suffer ? .Look at the past election -you had a Mormon, and a leftist who was weened by a pastor who preached "God damn America" for her past sins.


#28

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:21, topic:319614"]
I believe we live in a single world of good and evil. To think of our world as good versus evil is a heresy because it would involve two gods. God is one, and there is nothing besides Him.

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I'm not sure I understand your logic. How would living in a world of good vs. evil involve two gods? Christ Himself battled the devil--are you implying that the evil one is a god?? Lucifer/satan/the devil is a fallen angel. Evil was brought into the world through the first sin. The devil is real. There is no other god but God.


#29

[quote="Sister_Terese, post:28, topic:319614"]
I'm not sure I understand your logic. How would living in a world of good vs. evil involve two gods? Christ Himself battled the devil--are you implying that the evil one is a god?? Lucifer/satan/the devil is a fallen angel. Evil was brought into the world through the first sin. The devil is real. There is no other god but God.

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We humans do indeed fight against evil, but God does not. Christ's temptations were directed toward His human side of His nature, but were unsuccessful and had no power over Christ. Again, God is One, and there is nothing that exists besides Him.


#30

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:1, topic:319614"]
Is the entertainment industry and the rest of the media a vital source of national security?

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No.

Peace,
Ed


#31

So, we live in a world of over 7 billion people but there is no need to covertly control them! How else could the world population grow at such a fast pace over the past 150 years without crashing? Covert control was always necessary.


#32

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:31, topic:319614"]
So, we live in a world of over 7 billion people but there is no need to covertly control them! How else could the world population grow at such a fast pace over the past 150 years without crashing? Covert control was always necessary.

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Actually, you need to answer the question of why we WOULD need control. Man has always functioned best when he was free.

Your fascist ideas are rather disturbing.


#33

[quote="dshix, post:32, topic:319614"]
Actually, you need to answer the question of why we WOULD need control. Man has always functioned best when he was free.

Your fascist ideas are rather disturbing.

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The death of the just: Death will reach everyone, the good and the bad; but the destiny of each one is quite different. The just man sees himself in this valley of tears as a prisoner, serving a very hard term. He considers himself a slave in this world, suffering an extremely distressing servitude. He regards himself a sailor caught in a horrible storm. And as death means an end of his confinement, an end of his slavery, and is the port of his salvation, he ceases not to cry with David, "Woe is me that my sojourning is prolonged!. . ." (Ps. 119:5). He ceases not to ask with the Apostle, ". . . Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?" (Rom. 7:24)
--The Golden Key to Heaven, by Saint Anthony Mary Claret

Is Saint Anthony Mary Claret a fascist too. Again, I'm only trying to covey thoughts, and I'm not promoting fascism in any way, shape or form.

It's freedom versus perceived freedom; we live in an age of the latter.


#34

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:29, topic:319614"]
We humans do indeed fight against evil, but God does not. Christ's temptations were directed toward His human side of His nature, but were unsuccessful and had no power over Christ. Again, God is One, and there is nothing that exists besides Him.

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Yes, but....there are two kingdoms !


#35

[quote="pocohombre, post:34, topic:319614"]
Yes, but....there are two kingdoms !

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Sorry, but I fail to see what it is that you're trying to say. Please relate it to the OP.


#36

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:31, topic:319614"]
So, we live in a world of over 7 billion people but there is no need to covertly control them! How else could the world population grow at such a fast pace over the past 150 years without crashing? Covert control was always necessary.

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Robert, with all due respect, please avoid conspiracy "news" sources. People were covertly given babies? Have you seen the threads that FALSELY promote the propaganda that there are too many people?

World population grows because people have babies. End of story. There are many, many children who will die this year from lack of proper nutrition, easily preventable diseases and so on. So the "crashing" is going on all the time.

Peace,
Ed


#37

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:33, topic:319614"]
Is Saint Anthony Mary Claret a fascist too. Again, I'm only trying to covey thoughts, and I'm not promoting fascism in any way, shape or form.

It's freedom versus perceived freedom; we live in an age of the latter.

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So... you just changed the context. That quote you quoted was speaking of spiritual freedom and inprisonment; we were talking about government control.


#38

[quote="dshix, post:37, topic:319614"]
So... you just changed the context. That quote you quoted was speaking of spiritual freedom and inprisonment; we were talking about government control.

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My mistake.


#39

I believe that Satan has infiltrated earthly government long ago. I don’t think you can separate the supernatural nature of Satan with government.


#40

[quote="Robert_Sock, post:39, topic:319614"]
I believe that Satan has infiltrated earthly government long ago. I don't think you can separate the supernatural nature of Satan with government.

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I agree that Satan has great influence on many world governments.


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