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Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
The Veils of Negative Existance and the Qliphoth
There are two areas on the Tree of Life that need to be addressed to complete the description of it's structure. First, the area above Kether, the first Sephiroth, is called the Veils of Negative Existence. The term "Veils" suggests to us to use...
Magick >> Qabalah
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Wicca: It's Traditions and Concepts
What is Wicca? | Wiccan Traditions | Wiccan Concepts What is Wicca? 'An it Harm None, Do what Thou Will' shall be the whole of the law. It's the rede that most Wiccan witches around the world bind themselves to. What exactly is Wicca? It's a religion based on...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
King James Bible: I Peter, Chapter 3
Chapter 3 3:1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 3:2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. 3:3 Whose...
New Testament >> I Peter

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Humanae Vitae - On The Regulation of Birth
intrinsic relationship to the procreation of human life.
Veritatis Splendor, Proportionalism, and Contraception by Janet E
faithful citizenship
FC Lesson Plans for Junior and High School Age Students.pages
These intrinsically evil acts must always be rejected and never supported. A preeminent example is the intentional taking of human life through abortion.
Dec 24, 2009 only intrinsic evil (1 John 3:4; Romans 3:29; 4:15). Natural disasters and human suffering are not evil in and of themselves.

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Catholic Maryland governor rejects bishop's exhortation not to support gay
The Bishop should not bring up the “death penalty” in this conversation as it is NOT an intrinsic evil and is permissible in appropriate circumstances (CCC 2267). Conversely, sodomy IS an intrinsic evil.
Archbishop planning meeting of all Cloyne priests
He said that hitherto bishops have been appointed who fully support traditional Catholic Church positions on issues such as papal infallibility, celibacy, opposition to women priests and the intrinsic evil of the contraceptive pill for married couples.
West at war with the markets
A new breed of Brown Shirt politics has emerged in which government debt is viewed as an intrinsic evil. These political forces demand austerity at all costs.
Daily Kos wants to Excommunicate John Boehner, NY Times Extols Dissident Priest
Senator John Kerry is an open dissenter from the Catholic Church's infallible moral teaching on the intrinsic evil of every procured abortion and the inviolability of every human life.
Israeli court allows dead girl's eggs to be harvested
Pro-family groups have argued, however, that even with the parents' consent and involvement, artificial reproduction is an intrinsic evil because the child has a right to be conceived in the loving union of husband and wife rather than in a lab.

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Intrinsic Evil
For an appropriate understanding of the concept of intrinsic evil, one must appreciate first the Catholic understanding of goodness.
America Magazine - Intrinsic Evil and Political Responsibility
JIMMY AKIN.ORG: Intrinsic Evil
Nov 29, 2006 According to CCC 1755, "A morally good act requires the goodness of the object, of the end, and of the circumstances together.
Intrinsic evil vs. run-of-the-mill evil | National Catholic Reporter
Five Non-Negotiables
Intrinsically evil actions are those that fundamentally conflict with the moral law and can never be performed under any circumstances.

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