HOW CATHOLICISM CONVERTED PAGANISM
Paganism is based on two beliefs:
belief in slavery and belief in the importance of material goods.
Pagan tribes attacked prosperous cities to acquire their goods and
capture slaves. Europe was pagan at the time of the birth of
The teachings of Christ, as preached by
the Apostles and their successors, presented the importance of
heavenly goods over earthly goods. And Christ's teaching of
love of neighbor is what made lords release their slaves while
making the slaves loyal to their lords. Suddenly, spiritual goods
were everybody's main goal and slaves became serfs. It was the
beginning of the golden age of Europe because Europe was going to be
united by a spiritual force and not an economic or social force.
And Catholicism, not mere Christianity, forged this unity.
Today, we have returned to paganism,
even among Catholics. Slavery has returned with a vengeance.
When a family has to depend on one employer, just because he has
more money, for the sustenance and needs of his family to the point
that, if removed from his job, the family can starve, isn't that
clearly slavery? In our modern society, the employee is
literally the slave of the employer. His employer can cut his
lifeline any second by firing him. And this, often, is within