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Putin on the de-Christianization and decline of the West

The Valdai Discussion Club was established in 2004 to promote dialogue of Russian and international intellectual elites and to deliver independent objective scholarly analysis of political, economic, and social developments in Russia and the world. The Club is named after Lake Valdai, close to Veliky Novgorod, where the Club had its first meeting.

In October 2016, the Valdai International Discussion Club had its 13th annual meeting, on “The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow.” Over the three-day event, 130 experts and political analysts from 35 countries examined current issues concerning development of international relations, internal political organisation, the economy, demography, and technology.

At the final session of that meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a speech that no American politician has given or will — on Western countries’ denial and rejection of their Christian roots and western civilization, which has led to a moral crisis in which culture is degraded and primitivized, and pedophilia is normalized and promoted. That, in turn, has resulted in a demographic crisis, despite the importation of migrants.

Below is a video clip of a portion of Putin’s speech, followed by a partial transcript of his speech.

“Today we need new strategies to preserve our identity in a rapidly changing world, a world that has become more open, transparent and interdependent. This fact confronts virtually all countries and all peoples in one form or another: Russian, European, Chinese and American – the societies of virtually all countries….

For us (and I am talking about Russians and Russia), questions about who we are and who we want to be are increasingly prominent in our society. We have left behind Soviet ideology, and there will be no return. Proponents of fundamental conservatism who idealise pre-1917 Russia seem to be similarly far from reality, as are supporters of an extreme, western-style liberalism.

It is evident that it is impossible to move forward without spiritual, cultural and national self-determination. Without this we will not be able to withstand internal and external challenges, nor we will succeed in global competitions. And today we see a new round of such competitions. Today their main focuses are economic-technological and ideological-informational. Military-political problems and general conditions are worsening. The world is becoming more rigid, and sometimes forgoes not merely international law, but also basic decency….

[Every country] has to have military, technological and economic strength, but nevertheless the main thing that will determine success is the quality of citizens, the quality of society: their intellectual, spiritual and moral strength. After all, in the end economic growth, prosperity and geopolitical influence are all derived from societal conditions. They depend on whether the citizens of a given country consider themselves a nation, to what extent they identify with their own history, values and traditions, and whether they are united by common goals and responsibilities….

Russia’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity are unconditional. These are red lines no one is allowed to cross. For all the differences in our views, debates about identity and about our national future are impossible unless their participants are patriotic. Of course I mean patriotism in the purest sense of the word….

Another serious challenge to Russia’s identity is linked to events taking place in the world. Here there are both foreign policy and moral aspects. We can see how many of the Euro-Atlantic countries are actually rejecting their roots, including the Christian values that constitute the basis of Western civilization. They are denying moral principles and all traditional identities: national, cultural, religious and even sexual. They are implementing policies that equate large families with same-sex partnerships, belief in God with the belief in Satan.

The excesses of political correctness have reached the point where people are seriously talking about registering political parties whose aim is to promote pedophilia. People in many European countries are embarrassed or afraid to talk about their religious affiliations. Holidays are abolished or even called something different; their essence is hidden away, as is their moral foundation. And people are aggressively trying to export this model all over the world. I am convinced that this opens a direct path to degradation and primitivism, resulting in a profound demographic and moral crisis.

What else but the loss of the ability to self-reproduce could act as the greatest testimony of the moral crisis facing a human society? Today almost all developed nations are no longer able to reproduce themselves, even with the help of migration. Without the values embedded in Christianity and other world religions, without the standards of morality that have taken shape over millennia, people will inevitably lose their human dignity. We consider it natural and right to defend these values. One must respect every minority’s right to be different, but the rights of the majority must not be put into question.

At the same time we see attempts to somehow revive a standardized model of a unipolar world and to blur the institutions of international law and national sovereignty. Such a unipolar, standardized world does not require sovereign states; it requires vassals. In a historical sense this amounts to a rejection of one’s own identity, of the God-given diversity of the world….”

You can read the full transcript of Putin’s speech here.

H/t Thought Crime Radio

~Eowyn

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82-year-old bisexual trolls Tinder for sex

Tinder is a mobile app that facilitates communication between mutually interested users, allowing matched users to chat. The app is most commonly used as a dating app or for hookups — casual sex without relationships. That, in turn, has led to an uptick of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) from use of Tinder and similar apps.

See DCG’s post of January 23, 2016, “Tinder adds health section after AIDS charity put up billboards linking dating app to chlamydia and gonorrhea“.

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, which is named after Saint Valentine — a priest who, in the second half of the 3rd century, was arrested and killed by the Roman Emperor Claudius for secretly marrying Christian couples during a time of persecution in the Church. Legend has it that while he was imprisoned and waiting for his martyrdom, he sent letters to his fellow Christians signing them, “From Your Valentine.” (See “St. Valentine“ and “Valentine’s Day and the meaning of true love“)

New York Post chose to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a revolting article on an 82-year-old New York woman who calls herself an actress/singer/songwriter named D’yan Forest (almost certainly a stage name), and uses Tinder to look for casual sex with men and women.

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Alexandra Klausner reports for New York Post, Feb. 14, 2017, that the 82-year-old singer-songwriter from New York City “is looking for a good time.”

D’yan Forest says that while many of her friends have given up on sex, she’ll never stop craving “intimacy”. She told The Post with a chuckle, “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady’s dead”.

The octogenarian, who identifies as bisexual, sings about checking out the boys and girls on Tinder with song lyrics like, “I like a schlong that’s hard, or a snatch that’s ginger.”

She says her desire to date is greater than ever: “My friends who sit home with their old husbands or whatever, and watch television, they don’t want sex anymore. And I think it’s because they’re bored to death! The older men my age don’t really interest me. They don’t think a woman is equal.” It’s younger men who excite her but the sex-crazed octogenarian laments she’s too old to attract them: “It’s rough and I would love to have sex. I’m not giving up hope. I’m just as vibrant emotionally, intellectually, sexually as I was in my 20s and 30s.”

Forest says she plans to go to meetups so that she can meet new people who share her interests, “I sometimes go out in the evenings, to a bar or a local place, where you sit around and talk.”

Forest was married soon after graduating from Middlebury College, where she was the only Jewish student, and stayed with her husband for four years. She told Lilith: “I was a stupid virgin when I met him. If I had fooled around before marriage, I would have known not to marry him.”

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~Eowyn

Witches in pointy hats demonstrate in support of Planned Parenthood abortion

The Left don’t even bother to wear their masks anymore.

Last weekend, pro-lifers held rallies before some 200 Planned Parenthood clinics abortion mills across America.

At a Planned Parenthood in St. Paul, Minnesota, three pro-aborts demonstrated in support of killing innocent little human beings. Real witches who belong to a local coven, the ghoulish pro-aborts were in full witch’s garb, complete with black pointy hats.

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Kristan Hawkins reports for LifeNews, Feb. 13, 2017:

This weekend, there were pro-life #ProtestPP rallies scheduled at more than a quarter, over 200, of Planned Parenthoods across our nation. And the violence and hatred that our team saw at multiple locations was not only frightening but it was a clear warning sign to you and me.

In Portland, where our Northwest Coordinator (Katie) spoke, the abortion supporters were already at the Planned Parenthood by the time the pro-lifers arrived for their rally. They immediately started yelling obscenities, swinging long hard plastic jump-ropes around hitting the pro-lifers, pushing and shoving those who gathered, and had signs that said “abort everyone,” “p*ssy bites back,” “your kids an a**hole,” “thank God for abortions,” etc.

In Washington, D.C. where our Capitol Area Coordinator (Lori) spoke, police had to shove abortion supporters back as they blocked the streets the pro-lifers had gotten a permit to march down during their prayer walk. The police ended up escorting the pro-lifers all the way to their destination to protect them.

In St. Paul, where I spoke, there were witches that came out to support Planned Parenthood and only spoke to us to tell us the name of their coven. When streaming coverage of the event live on Facebook, we began to ask the abortion supporters about why they were there. One woman with a “keep your laws off of my body” sign tried to grab and steal my camera phone. How about, keep your hands off my phone!

Over the past few years, we’ve been lucky. We would hold rallies and protests and only a few abortion supporters would come out to heckle us.

But something has changed in our nation.

The other side knows that they are losing. We’ve pushed the pro-abortion lobby into a corner. They are desperate and now they feel like they have to push back harder than ever before…and they don’t fight fair.

And they don’t care about freedom of speech or who has a permit to rally or not. They don’t care that there are children present. They don’t care if someone on our side gets hurt.

This is important because we can’t let the radicals who advocate for taxpayer-funded abortions in all nine months drive the media narrative. Every time they rally, we need to be there in stark comparison, with smiling, youthful faces. We need to show our nation’s media and those politicians in Washington who pay attention to the media that this generation really is pro-life and we are expecting them to hold up to their promises.

When our team crashed the so-called “Women’s March” last month, I got a first-hand glimpse of what our nation would look like without faith. The people who had gathered in D.C. were angry, sad, and desperate. You see, the Left has said that believing in God is anti-intellectual, it’s passé, yet they have replaced their beliefs in sinners, fallen men and women like you and me. So when their candidate lost the presidential election this November, they lost all hope.

But the Pro-Life Generation is different. Even in the years when we knew President Obama and Congress were going to do everything possible to fund the abortion industry and push back against any life-saving legislation, when we gathered at the March for Life, there was still a sense of joy and hope…because we placed it in something else, someone else.

And this is what makes the other side so dangerous, they have lost their hope, and they have nothing left to lose.

See also:

~Eowyn

The beast in Disney’s new ‘Beauty & the Beast’ is Baphomet

Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published in 1740.

The story is so well known, there’s hardly the need for me to relate it. But if you don’t know, here’s a synopsis:

A wealthy widowed merchant has several children, the youngest and his favorite is Beauty (or Belle, in French), who is lovely, loves books, and pure of heart.

One day, the merchant got lost in a forest during a storm. Seeking shelter, he entered a palace with a table laden with food and drinks, but empty of people. Knowing that Beauty loves roses, the merchant plucked a rose from the palace’s garden to bring home to his daughter. A hideous beast appears and tells the merchant he must die for stealing the rose after availing himself of the beast’s generous hospitality. The merchant begs for his life and tells Beast that he had only picked the rose as a gift for his youngest daughter. The Beast agrees to let the man go, but only if the merchant or one of his daughters returns.

Upon the merchant’s return home, Beauty valiantly goes to the palace, where Beast lavishes finery on her and her every need met by invisible servants. Every night, Beast asks Beauty to marry him, but Beauty declines.

After months, Beast allows homesick Beauty to visit her family, on the condition that she’ll return after a week. Beauty agrees, but reneges on her promise.

One day, Beauty sees in the magic mirror Beast had given her that Beast is very ill. She quickly returns to the palace, to find Beast dying. Beauty weeps over Beast, saying that she loves him. Beast is transformed into the handsome prince in Beauty’s dreams. The Prince tells her that a vindictive fairy  had transformed him into a hideous beast, and that the curse would be broken only when he, despite his beastly ugliness, finds true love. He and Beauty are married and they live happily ever after.

This morning, while surfing the web, I came across the trailer of Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast, coming to movie theaters on March 17.

The trailer begins with an old man (Beauty’s father) running in the woods, being chased by something. The man trips and falls.

At the 0:27 mark, whoever or whatever was chasing him stands over the man, casting its shadow.

My skin crawled, and alarm bells started ringing in my head . . . .

The shadow of the Beast has HORNS.

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Here’s the trailer:

Since when is the Beast of “Beauty and the Beast” a goat-man with horns?

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Here are previous versions of Beast, none of which is a goat-man with horns:

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In 1991, the beast in Disney’s animation (cartoon) “Beauty and the Beast” movie began sprouting tiny horns that resemble more like tufts of hair. beauty-and-the-beast-1991-disney-animation

In the 19th century, Eliphas Levi drew the Baphomet as a Sabbatic Goat, a humanoid with a goat’s face, horns, and legs. Today, the Baphomet is widely used as a symbol of Satan, as in this statue (below) erected by the Satanic Temple last year somewhere in Detroit, Michigan. (See “Detroit goes to the devil“)

Satan statue in Detroit, Michigan. See "Detroit goes to the devil".

Below are Levi’s Baphomet and Disney’s 2017 Beast:

Baphomet is 2017 Disney's Beast

The message of Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast movie is this:

The Devil is just misunderstood! He just wants your love! The Devil loves you and wants to give you riches and finery. All you gotta do is tell him you love him, and he’ll turn into a handsome prince, and you’ll live happily ever after.

God help us.

See also:

~Eowyn

Sunday Devotional: God chose the lowly and despised to humble the arrogant

1 Corinthians 1:26-28

Consider your own calling, brothers and sisters.
Not many of you were wise by human standards,
not many were powerful,
not many were of noble birth.
Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise,
and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong,
and God chose the lowly and despised of the world,
those who count for nothing,
to reduce to nothing those who are something . . . .

Another expression for “the lowly and despised of the world, those who count for nothing” could be “a basket of deplorables”.

That was what a “powerful” presidential candidate in the 2016 election — a corrupt, venal liar who advocates the killing of unborn human beings even in the 9th month, whom the “powerful” mainstream media all adjudged to be “strong” and invincible — disdainfully called the people who disagreed with and opposed her, over whom she meant to rule.

To the surprise of all, especially the candidate and the corrupt media, the powerful and seemingly strong candidate was “shamed” and “reduced to nothing” by “the weak . . . the lowly and despised” whom she had called deplorables.

Here’s the rest of the story . . . .

The miracle happened not because the deplorables are better, but because God blesses “they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied” (Matthew 5:6) and because God chose the deplorables to humble the arrogant (“boastful”) powerful and strong.

1 Corinthian 1:28-31

God chose the lowly and despised of the world,
those who count for nothing,
to reduce to nothing those who are something,
so that no human being might boast before God.
It is due to him that you are in Christ Jesus,
who became for us wisdom from God,
as well as righteousness, sanctification, and redemption,
so that, as it is written,
“Whoever boasts, should boast in the Lord.”

In the meantime, we are told the path before us will continue to be difficult and will demand much from us:

“You will be hated by everyone because of me” (Matthew 10:22), “persecuted for the sake of righteousness,” insulted and have “every kind of evil” uttered “against you falsely because of me” (Matthew 5:10, 11).

And so the battle continues.

But we go forth with courage and with the conviction that “we can do all things through Christ” (Philippians 4:13) and with faith in His promise that “the clean of heart . . . will see God” (Matthew 5:8).

Armor of God I can do all things through Christ

Love Him with your whole heart, your whole soul, your whole mind, and with all your strength, and may the courage and peace and love of Jesus Christ our Lord be with you,

~Eowyn

Please sign petition to keep Satan statue out of Arkansas state capitol

Satan statue in Detroit, Michigan. See "Detroit goes to the devil".

Satan statue in Detroit, Michigan. See “Detroit goes to the devil“.

Letter from John Horvat, Vice-President, Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), www.ReturnToOrder.org:

On Wednesday, in Little Rock, a subcommittee of the capitol grounds committee will meet with members of the Satanic Temple. They will decide whether or not to allow a large Satan statue on government property.

Here’s how it all started: The Arkansas state capitol allowed the Ten Commandments on public property. This monument reminds Americans of the foundation of our laws and morality.

The Satanists were unhappy with this. So they are trying to counter the Ten Commandments Monuments with a Satan statue of their own!

In fact, they have proposed to ship a large statue of Baphomet (a half- human, half-goat devil) to Little Rock and to plant it on the state capitol grounds.

Some claim that this will ensure true “freedom” in America.

But what freedoms are Satanists reaching for…what are their ideals for our society?

We don’t need Satan in America. We don’t need “After School Satan Clubs.” We don’t need Satanic “invocations” at our town council meetings.

And we surely don’t need Black Masses!

So, for all of these reasons, please:

Sign the petition to tell Arkansas politicians to reject Satan!

We must hold to our Christians ideals.

We must fight and pray. And as good people at Harvard were successful in cancelling a public “Black Mass” on campus, so too we should take a stand against Satan here and now in Little Rock, Arkansas.

But God only gives victory to those that actively do His will.

Therefore, we should pray and raise our voice against the Evil One.

May America ever remain one nation under God!

Thank you, and God Bless!

Here’s the petition to keep the Satan statue out of Arkansas’ state capitol:

To: The Honorable Mark Martin, Secretary of State Arkansas State Capitol

I reject the Satan monument at the Arkansas State Capitol. Satan is the ultimate enemy of mankind. To erect a public Satan statue will bring down God’s wrath and drive away His blessings from Arkansas and America. Please don’t let this happen.

The petition’s signature goal is 45,000. The current count of signatories is 40,133. Please sign the petition and help publicize it via email and social media. To sign the petition, click here.

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Eowyn

Sunday Devotional: Giving thanks for the election

Isaiah 8:6-7, 10, 23; 9:1-3

Because this people has rejected
the waters of Shiloah that flow gently…
Therefore the Lord is bringing up against them
the waters of the River, great and mighty….
Form a plan, it shall be thwarted;
make a resolve, it shall not be carried out,
for “With us is God!”….

Anguish has taken wing, dispelled is darkness:
for there is no gloom where but now there was distress.
The people who walked in darkness
have seen a great light;
upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom
a light has shone.
You have brought them abundant joy
and great rejoicing,
as they rejoice before you as at the harvest,
as people make merry when dividing spoils.
For the yoke that burdened them,
the pole on their shoulder,
and the rod of their taskmaster
you have smashed….

When the tides turned in the evening and early morning hours of last November 8-9, it became clear that Donald John Trump had defeated Hillary Clinton, despite the many polls predicting she would win. Everyone was surprised — not just her supporters, but also the millions who had voted for Trump. Several TV talking heads who are not Trump supporters used the word “miracle”.

St. Paul wrote in his letter to the Ephesians 6:12:

“For our struggle is not with flesh and blood
but with the principalities, with the powers,
with the world rulers of this present darkness,
with the evil spirits in the heavens.”

The 2016 presidential election was not just a political contest “with flesh and blood”. It was and remains a struggle “with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens.”

If you doubt that, just look at these pics of the protesters in Washington, D.C., on the day of Trump’s presidential inauguration (source PJ Media):

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See also “Evidence that Hillary Clinton and her associates are satanists” and “Satanists endorse Bernie Sanders for President”.

Did you know that Trump’s inauguration set the record for most prayers at inaugural ceremonies?

Trump started the day at St. John’s Church for a service at 8:30 a.m. The inauguration ceremony had six religious prayers, three invocations and three benedictions.

Trump was sworn in using both his own Bible, gifted to him by his mother, and the Bible used to swear in President Abraham Lincoln. (McClatchy DC)

Inauguration Of Donald Trump As 45th President Of The United States

Trump began the day after his inauguration also with prayers, by attending an interfaith National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral. Prayers asking for divine help for Trump were offered by Christian (Catholic, Baptist, Episcopal), Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, and Navajo clergy.  (Daily Mail)

It is reported that today, the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Trump will ban U.S. taxpayers’ funding of overseas pro-abortion groups by re-instituting the pro-life “Mexico City Policy”. (LifeSiteNews)

Thank you, God the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit.

Thank you for sending your mighty angels, led by the Archangel Michael, to help us.

And may the peace and joy and love of Jesus Christ our Lord be with you!

~Eowyn