Damien Hirst’s 67-foot pregnant Angel of the West: Controversial new landmark set to tower over the Devon coast
A reminder not just of the single issue of teenage sexual abuse and sexualization but of the whole set of circumstances under which we’re now living – the falling away, the progressive [and the word is used both ways] policy deterioration and the appointment of people who are unfit to be appointed.
The benefits society, rampant porn, the rejection of sane values [e.g. Sermon on the Mount], the ethic stemming from that, perverting of classic liberalism, rejection of the liberal arts education, forgetting of a sense of history and heritage, weakening of families with insane parents not brought up properly themselves.
Plus this time, it’s not a bad work of art, unlike much of his other guff.
The post so many didn’t like, outlining in nine points the mindset of the modern woman, illustrates just part of the whole slide and I’d now like to look at it in reverse, concentrating not on the poor women at the end of the process but on where these things sprang from anyway.
If it were an enemy of humanity [Ephesians 6:12]:
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
… then the issue would surely be: “Who precisely is this ‘enemy in high places’?”
It’s been argued for years. Christians are in no doubt that it’s a sentient spiritual entity, others are divided between it being just Man’s dark side or it being the political Them we go on about – the oligarchs/politicians/banksters/fat cats.
It’s not even necessary to decide on that in order to see the Agenda [of which Agenda 21 is but part and which They now attempt to play down]. If it was anyone or any group sentient enough to wish the subjugation and destruction of humans, then certain questions obviously arise:
1. Just why would anyone wish the subjection and destruction of humans?
2. What steps would be taken to ensure the subjugation and
3. What would the model of society look like which followed that?
The answer to 1 is dead easy. If it’s a sentient dark side, then it’s insanity and that insanity is seen in everything from the green religion to paganism to the body scarring and return to the primitive yahoo. Lord of the Flies had much to say about that.
I’d say that that insanity is present today.
In its milder form, Julia M catalogues much of it on a daily basis, while the Mail catalogues the more gruesome aspects, e.g. child abuse by parents and carers, murder over a pair of trainers/sneakers etc.
If you can’t accept a spiritual foe, then let it be the swirling combination of oligarchs/politicians/banksters/fat cats … and the reason?
That’s easy – to make humans incapable of rebellion against the enemy’s privileged position in control of the world’s resources. The only issue in their dog-eat-dog world is whether you’re on the gravy train or one of the new plebs.
If humans were fat, malnourished, distracted and bickering between themselves over irrelevancies, dumbed-down [education] and the new teachers had suppressed the Sermon on the Mount and were teaching a “do as thou wilt”, then the next two generations of kids would produce your desired result for you – drugged out and pregnant, with no actual family surrounding the New Child, at the mercy of feckless wild boys in the Burroughs sense.
Hence Hirst’s apt sculpture – a spit in the face for us, the human beings but also perfect just before the long-hijacked Olympics as a salient reminder of what Britain now stands for.