Archive for the ‘Schorsch’s Laws’ Category

Aphorism XCVI

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Sodomy is not a sacrament.

A sacrament is an outward sign, instituted by Christ, to give grace.

“The sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us.” Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1131 http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p2s1c1a2.htm

Sodomy was not instituted by Christ, and does not give grace or divine life.

Sodomy does not participate in God’s act of creation of new human life. Nor does sodomy engender human life.

Because sodomy is not life-giving, it expresses a substantially lesser intimacy than that sexual intimacy expressed in sacramental, heterosexual matrimony.

Sodomy may only give pleasure to one or both of the participants.

Sodomy will always be an expression, if of love, of a lesser love than in sacramental heterosexual matrimony. Sacramental matrimony joins body, soul, and spirit. Sodomy does not.

No Catholic pope or bishop or clergy can ever make sodomy a sacrament.

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Aphorism LXXVII

Friday, March 21st, 2014

In an insane situation, act sane.

(One of Schorsch’s laws, 1970)

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Aphorism XXVI

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Beware of symmetry:

Aesthetically pleasing, but sometimes intellectually and scientifically deceptive.

(Schorsch’s laws, ca. 1980)

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Aphorism XVIII

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Because sin and death have shared in shaping the complexity of human society, “good” public actions can sometimes have “evil” results.

(Schorsch’s Second Law, ca. 1974)

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Aphorism XIII

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Wherever there is anything true, or good, or beautiful, there the vultures shall gather.

(Schorsch’s First Law, ca. 1970)

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