Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The end of gender: egalitarianism and hatred for God

More than 50 years ago, Prof. Plinio Correa de Oliveira wrote:

St. Thomas Aquinas teaches that the diversity of creatures and their hierarchical gradation are good in themselves, for thus the perfections of the Creator shine more resplendently throughout creation. He says further that Providence instituted inequality among the angels as well as among men, both in the terrestrial Paradise and in this land of exile.

For this reason, a universe of equal creatures would be a world in which the resemblance between creatures and the Creator would have been eliminated as much as possible. To hate in principle all inequality is, then, to place oneself metaphysically against the best elements of resemblance between the Creator and creation. It is to hate God.

Now we have a revolution in the world, particularly in Europe, in which the enemies of God are pushing for the end of gender.

From the American Thinker:

The far left in Europe and America has attained the same phantasmagoric and orgiastic repudiation of reason as their predecessors, the leaders of the French Revolution.

The hopes of egalitarianism embraced by the leaders of the French Revolution included eliminating real and perceived inequities by abolishing class distinctions, which project included killing off the aristocracy and clergy while de-Christianizing society. They hoped by so doing to begin society anew.

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