THE SECOND ACT
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…we must not underestimate
the disturbing scenarios that threaten our future,
or the powerful new instruments
that the “culture of death” has at its disposal.
—POPE BENEDICT XVI, Caritas in Veritate, n. 75
THERE is no question the world needs a great reset. This is the heart of Our Lord and Our Lady’s warnings spanning over a century: there is a renewal coming, a Great Renewal, and mankind has been given the choice to usher in its triumph, either through repentance, or through the Refiner’s fire. In Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta’s writings, we have perhaps the most explicit prophetic revelation revealing the proximate times in which you and I are now living:
Every two thousand years I have renewed the world. In the first two thousand years, I renewed it with the Deluge; in the second two thousand, I renewed it with my coming upon earth when I manifested my Humanity, from which, as if from many fissures, my Divinity shone forth. The good ones and the very Saints of the following two thousand years have lived from the fruits of my Humanity and, in drops, they have enjoyed my Divinity. Now we are around the third two thousand years, and there will be a third renewal. This is the reason for the general confusion: it is nothing other than the preparation of the third renewal. If in the second renewal I manifested what my Humanity did and suffered, and very little of what my Divinity was operating, now, in this third renewal, after the earth will be purged and a great part of the current generation destroyed, I will be even more generous with creatures, and I will accomplish the renewal by manifesting what my Divinity did within my Humanity… —Jesus to Luisa Piccarreta, Book of Heaven, Vol. 12, Jan. 29th, 1919
It seems several popes perceived this epochal change, as strong apocalyptic warnings began to be issued from the late 19th century to the present day (see Why Aren’t the Popes Shouting?). But now we have come to the final hour, and according to Our Lady of Medjugorje and her recent message, mankind has made its choice:
…mankind has decided for death. That is why He sent me to keep instructing you that, without God, you do not have a future. —October 25, 2022
Why would humanity choose “death” for its future? The answer is that the greater portion of mankind has been deceived into believing that the current trajectory of the global narrative is a path of life — as much as Adam and Eve thought they were choosing not only life, but a path to be like gods:
For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil. (Genesis 3:5)
Though couched in half-truths, it was, nonetheless, a lie from the “father of lies.” And this same lie is being repeated in our times…
The Great Reset
If we are on the threshold of the Great Renewal, then you can be certain that Satan has already prepared his counterfeit. And it is called the “Great Reset” — a United Nations-backed “Fourth Industrial Revolution” — funded and driven by unelected representatives and “philanthropists” who have declared, quite blatantly, that the world as you and I know it is over.
Many of us are pondering when things will return to normal. The short response is: never. —Founder of the World Economic Forum, Professor Klaus Schwab; co-author of Covid-19: The Great Reset; cnbc.com, July 13th, 2020
The “first act” of this Great Reset was introducing a biological weapon to the global population — and then its panacea.
For the world at large, normalcy only returns when we’ve largely vaccinated the entire global population. —Bill Gates speaking to The Financial Times on April 8, 2020; 1:27 mark: youtube.com
That goal has not been abandoned; it is only part of the unfolding plan to destroy “normal” so as to “build back better.” The other pillar of the Great Reset is “climate change” and the two go hand in hand.
Some leaders and decision-makers who were already at the forefront of the fight against climate change may want to take advantage of the shock inflicted by the pandemic to implement long-lasting and wider environmental changes. They will, in effect, make “good use” of the pandemic by not letting the crisis go to waste. — Klaus Schwab and Thierry Malleret, COVID-19: The Great Reset, p. 145, Forum Publishing
This is akin to setting the house on fire — and then declaring what a great opportunity it is to build something new. Or the fox decrying the slaughter in the henhouse — and then promising he will repair the hole in the wall.
So where is this all headed? COVID-19 and “climate change” are nothing short of the “smoke of Satan” to hide a brilliant diabolical plan to ultimately establish the kingdom of antichrist on earth. It is a transhumanist future that seeks to mimic eternity through the fusion of our “physical, biological, and digital identities”  so that man can “be like God.” After all, this is what the Antichrist himself declares…
…who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God. (2 Thess 2:4)
But such a godless reset involves overturning the very foundations of the present order that Christendom has largely built and that have been acting as a bulwark against chaos.
Increasingly, the traditional family unit is being replaced by the trans-national family network… The Fourth Industrial Revolution, finally, will change not only what we do but also who we are. It will affect our identity and all the issues associated with it: our sense of privacy, our notions of ownership, our consumption patterns, the time we devote to work and leisure, and how we develop our careers, cultivate our skills, meet people, and nurture relationships. It is already changing our health and leading to a “quantified” self, and sooner than we think it may lead to human augmentation. The list is endless because it is bound only by our imagination. —Klaus Schwab, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, p. 78; “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond”, January 14th, 2016, weforum.org
There you have in a nutshell the “errors of Russia” — a Marxist agenda with a capitalist twist. It is, in fact, Isaiah’s Prophecy of Global Communism being fulfilled in real-time. One of the “now words” here five years ago was that “climate change” is part of the great deception in our times.
The “first act” was COVID. On May 8, 2020, an “Appeal for the Church and the World to Catholics and All People of Good Will” was published. Its signatories include Cardinal Joseph Zen, Cardinal Gerhard Müeller (Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith), Bishop Joseph Strickland, and Steven Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute, to name but a few. Among the appeal’s pointed messages are the warning that “under the pretext of a virus… an odious technological tyranny ” is being established “in which nameless and faceless people can decide the fate of the world”.
We have reason to believe, on the basis of official data on the incidence of the epidemic as related to the number of deaths, that there are powers interested in creating panic among the world’s population with the sole aim of permanently imposing unacceptable forms of restriction on freedoms, of controlling people and of tracking their movements. The imposition of these illiberal measures is a disturbing prelude to the realization of a world government beyond all control. —Appeal, May 8th, 2020
Now comes the “second act”…
The Second Act: “Climate Emergency”
Without swift and immediate action, at an unprecedented pace and scale, we will miss the window of opportunity to ‘reset’ for… a more sustainable and inclusive future. In other words, the global pandemic is a wake-up call we cannot ignore… With the urgency that now exists around avoiding irreversible damage to our planet, we must put ourselves on what can only be described as a war footing. —King (Prince) Charles, dailymail.com, September 20th, 2020
After three years of patently false lies peddled through the media on both the pandemic and the so-called “safe and effective” experimental injections, we appear ready for the “second act” of the Great Reset. Dear leader, Klaus Schwab, sets the stage:
While for a pandemic, a majority of citizens will tend to agree with the necessity to impose coercive measures, they will resist constraining policies in the case of environmental risks where the evidence can be disputed: fighting a pandemic does not require a substantial change of the underlying socio-economic model and of our consumption habits. Fighting environmental risks does. —Klaus Schwab and Thierry Malleret, COVID-19: The Great Reset, pp. 136-137
It will be no surprise to the reader, then, that the World Health Organization declared “climate change” to be “the single biggest health threat facing humanity.” But Schwab is right: the “evidence” is indeed disputed.
In other words, the footprints of the “father of lies” are all over this too.
The “Climate Deniers”
And that’s the point of this article: to expose the lies that are leading humanity further into slavery. I’m not a climatologist. I’m a former news reporter. And like I did during the pandemic, I am compelled to expose the underbelly of the “narrative” that is being forced down the throats of average citizens who are simply trying to make a living and raise a family. This isn’t about politics but a great deception that will ultimately cost souls.
A growing number of climatologists in the world are admitting that a man-made “global warming” crisis is based on junk science. 1,100 researchers recently signed a declaration stating that there is ‘no climate emergency.’ David Siegel, one of the signatories, declared: “It’s clear that CO2 has almost nothing to do with climate” — unlike data showing that ocean currents have more impact than the so-called “Greenhouse effect”. Swedish climate expert Dr. Fred Goldberg agrees that carbon dioxide is not the main cause of global warming and that climate change is not affected by human action but mainly by solar activity and ocean currents. Geologist Gregory Wrightstone makes a ‘massively compelling case’ that pretty much everything we have been told about climate change is the opposite of the truth.
In fact, there has been a decrease in hurricane activity. Vijay Jayaraj, a research associate at the CO2 Coalition, notes that “Arctic summer temperatures have been not at all different from the 44-year average and that summer sea ice is above decadal averages.” Despite this year’s drought in parts of North America, heat waves are not taking place more frequently than expected. In fact, a new paper published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) written by meteorologist William Kininmonth, a former consultant to the World Meteorological Organisation’s Commission for Climatology and former head of the Australian Government’s National Climate Centre, argues that the oceans are the “vital inertial and thermal flywheels” of the climate system. If one wants to control climate, it will be necessary to control the oceans, he argues. “Efforts to decarbonise in the hope of affecting global temperatures will be in vain,” he adds. An Italian review of extreme weather says there is ‘no evidence’ of ‘climate crisis’ in current data, according to their paper. Then there is the claim that climate is killing people when “ever fewer people die from climate-related catastrophes,” wrote Bjørn Lomborg, former director of the Danish government’s Environmental Assessment Institute. “As population has quadrupled, deaths have dropped 20-fold,” he said (see this graph). “Death risk from climate is down 99% from the 1920s.” And defying Al Gore and Greta Thunberg’s hysteria, data shows that sea levels have not risen in all of recorded history.
He set for the sea its limit, so that the waters should not transgress his command. (Proverbs 8:29)
The Great Fudging
What has been breached is ethical science. A new study at The Heartland Institute shows that 96% of climate data used to justify this climate push is flawed. (Note: it was flawed computer modelling that also drove COVID-19 pandemic hysteria). Dr. Judith Curry likewise agrees that the narrative is driven by flawed computer models and that the real goal ought to be minimizing air and water pollution, not carbon dioxide. Tom Harris, Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition, was a climate alarmist who has now reversed his position due to flawed “models that don’t work,” and is now calling the whole narrative a hoax. Indeed, one study admits that the 12 major university and government models that have been used to predict climate warming are faulty. Remember “climategate” when scientists were caught deliberately altering statistics and ignoring satellite data that showed no warming? Funny how that has been swept under the carpet (much like Pfizer’s lies of late).
Indeed, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been caught several times fudging data in order to rush forward their agenda, most notably, the Paris Climate Agreement, which has been the first step toward the redistribution of global wealth through punishing “carbon taxes”.
But one must say clearly that we redistribute de facto the world’s wealth by climate policy. Obviously, the owners of coal and oil will not be enthusiastic about this. One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. This has almost nothing to do with environmental policy anymore… —Ottmar Edenhofer, IPCC, dailysignal.com, November 19th, 2011
No matter if the science of global warming is all phony… climate change [provides] the greatest opportunity to bring about justice and equality in the world. —former Canadian Minister of the Environment, Christine Stewart; quoted by Terence Corcoran, “Global Warming: The Real Agenda,” Financial Post, December 26th, 1998; from the Calgary Herald, December, 14, 1998
This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the industrial revolution… It is a process, because of the depth of the transformation. —former Chief Climate Change official of the United Nations, November 2nd, 2015; europa.eu
Edenholfer is right — this doesn’t sound like environmental policy. So how do you convince the public? Well…
The IPCC was caught exaggerating data on Himalayan glacier melt; they ignored that there was indeed a ‘pause‘ in global warming: top climate scientists were instructed to ‘cover up’ the fact that the Earth’s temperature hadn’t risen for the last 15 years. The University of Alabama in Huntsville, considered the most reliable in gathering global temperature data sets developed from satellites, has shown that there has been no global warming at all for the last seven years as of January 2022. Climate scientists there, John Christy and Richard McNider, found that by removing the climate effects of volcanic eruptions early on in the satellite temperature record, there showed virtually no change in the rate of warming since the early 1990s. In North America, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was yet again caught exaggerating ‘global warming’ by fiddling with raw temperature data. Several other climatologists have likewise torn apart the hypothesis of man-made global warming here while several articles examine the overall scientific fraud. No surprise, then, that there has been a run of 50 years of failed eco-apocalyptic predictions. But as King Charles has said, this is about a “window of opportunity” — apparently not about honest science.
Perhaps all of this is best summarized by Dr. Patrick Moore, former member and founder of Greenpeace. He left the organization when it became radicalized or, in his words, ‘hijacked’. Climate change, he says, is based on a ‘false narrative.’
Climate change has become a powerful political force for many reasons. First, it is universal; we are told everything on Earth is threatened. Second, it invokes the two most powerful human motivators: fear and guilt… Third, there is a powerful convergence of interests among key elites that support the climate “narrative.” Environmentalists spread fear and raise donations; politicians appear to be saving the Earth from doom; the media has a field day with sensation and conflict; science institutions raise billions in grants, create whole new departments, and stoke a feeding frenzy of scary scenarios; business wants to look green, and get huge public subsidies for projects that would otherwise be economic losers, such as wind farms and solar arrays. Fourth, the Left sees climate change as a perfect means to redistribute wealth from industrial countries to the developing world and the UN bureaucracy. —Dr. Patrick Moore, P.h.d., co-founder of Greenpeace; “Why I am a Climate Change Skeptic”, March 20th, 2015, Heartland Institute
It is no surprise that this notion of “economic justice” has appealed to Pope Francis who has now given his unequivocal support to the climate agenda. Tragically, like the “first act” where he was grossly misled on both the severity of the pandemic as well as the solutions (see here and here), he has already stepped into the next propaganda landmine:
The pollution that kills is not only carbon dioxide pollution; inequality also mortally pollutes our planet. —POPE FRANCIS, September 24, 2022, Assisi, Italy; lifesitenews.com
It was, to say the least, a shocking statement. Carbon dioxide is not a pollutant nor is it toxic. It is the primary carbon source for life on Earth, essential for plant life. Studies show that it increases vitamins and mineral output in plants as well as their medicinal properties. The more carbon dioxide, the greener the planet, the more food there is. As Jesus said to Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta:
…the air has everything in its power, and becomes life of every created being… God placed in the air all the substance of the goods it produces — that is, nourishing, respiratory, vegetative power, and the like. It contains as though many seeds of all the good it encloses. —November 23, 1924, Volume 17
Carbon dioxide is God’s gas for growing. Of course, the Pope is rightly concerned about economic inequalities, but he seems oblivious to the fact that the promises of the Great Reset — like the forbidden fruit in Eden — are not only creating more poverty but are literally killing people:
We do not have any scientific proof that we are the cause of the global warming that has occurred in the last 200 years…The alarmism is driving us through scare tactics to adopt energy policies that are going to create a huge amount of energy poverty among the poor people. It’s not good for people and it’s not good for the environment… In a warmer world we can produce more food. —Dr. Patrick Moore, Fox Business News with Stewart Varney, January 2011; Forbes.com
Nonetheless, the Vatican has continued to endorse the Paris Climate Agreement — even with its inclusion of a pro-abortion agenda.
The Great Ruse
“Climate change” is a ruse, a distraction from the real problems that are first and foremost spiritual. The greatest pollutant is sin – and we have reached emergency levels. But these sins also manifest in the physical realm with practical consequences. A few years back, I wrote The Great Poisoningwarning that it is not carbon dioxide but pollutants in the air, water, food, cosmetics, farm chemicals, etc. that pose an existential threat to humanity. “More than 5.5 million people die annually due to both outdoor and household air pollution, making it one of the leading global risk factors for disease,” according to new research. And several countries have declared sexually transmitted diseases to be an epidemic. But how little of this is mentioned by the architects of the Great Reset.
Instead, we are told by health officials (of all people), such as Canadian Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam, that the “Biggest threat facing humanity’ is ‘climate change’ and that ‘health needs to be at the heart of #ClimateAction.’ This, while big banks are being increasingly forced to comply with the climate agenda. And now we are warned that we are facing imminent climate lockdowns, perhaps every two years as “climate change” is apparently the cause of child obesity, an increase in rape, domestic abuse of women, and according to Bill Gates, the next pandemic.
Don’t feel badly if you think these assertions are ridiculous. They are. But if you think that being an “anti-vaxxer” was public sin number one, climate activist Michael E. Mann says, “denial of climate change is deadlier even than the denial of the basic science behind COVID-19.” Here we go again with the demonization of dissenters — even if they have Ph.Ds. Like the rollout and enforcement of pandemic measures, we need to prepare for the same fear-mongering, threats, and manipulation to enforce the climate change narrative at Warp Speed. That includes being forced to accept new mandates including lockdowns, higher taxes, synthetic meat, electric vehicles (or driving nothing at all), heat without natural gas, smaller pets and even the prospect of eating insects as a food source.
Pope Francis recently addressed the faithful saying, “let us pray that the UN COP27 and COP15 [climate] summits may unite the human family.” But as it stands, the Great Reset has done nothing but divide humanity whilst destroying much of the infrastructure in the process. And that’s just from the pandemic measures — implemented, as it were, for the “common good.”
Our Lady, as well as Pope Emeritus Benedict, have a different warning:
Dearly beloved children, today I am here again to ask you for prayer: prayer for this world that is increasingly enveloped in darkness and gripped by evil. My children, pray for peace, increasingly threatened by the powerful of this earth. —Our Lady of Zaro to Angela, October 26, 2022
We think of the great powers of the present day, of the anonymous financial interests which turn men into slaves, which are no longer human things, but are an anonymous power which men serve, by which men are tormented and even slaughtered. They are a destructive power, a power that menaces the world. —BENEDICT XVI, Reflection after the reading of the office for the Third Hour, Vatican City, October 11, 2010
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|↑1||see also Clash of the Kingdoms|
|↑2||Prof. Klaus Schwab, from The Rise of the Antichurch, 20:11, rumble.com|
|↑3||cf. Climate Change and the Strong Delusion|
|↑5||“Climate change and health”, October 30, 2021; who.int|
|↑6||cf. The Tolls in terms of the “vaccines”|
|↑7||August 21, 2022, brietbart.com|
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