What do you make of the intellectual capabilities and mental state of the man who said this unedited passage in a speech to the diplomatic corps?
“To carry our reflection further, we must remember that the problem of the environment is complex; one might compare it to a multifaceted prism,”
“Creatures differ from one another and can be protected, or endangered, in different ways, as we know from daily experience. One such attack comes from laws or proposals which, in the name of fighting discrimination, strike at the biological basis of the difference between the sexes,”
“I am thinking, for example, of certain countries in Europe or North and South America,”
It sounds like the obscure ramblings of a senile old fool, but actually it was worse than that. The Pope meant it as a calculated attack on legal equality for gay people.
Once a Nazi…