Unlike Catholics, Jews have no concept of what the 'truth' is

Unlike Catholics, Jews have no concept of what the 'truth' is February 27, 2018

Henryk Zielinski, above, Editor-in-Chief of the Polish Catholic weekly Idziemy, caused outrage at the weekend when he said that some of the biblical stories believed by Jews ‘have nothing to do with facts’.
That’s really rich – especially coming from a Catholic.
According to this report, speaking during an interview with TVP Zielinski said that Jews have:

A completely different system of values, a different concept of truth. For us, the truth corresponds to facts. For the Jew, truth means something that conforms to his understanding of what’s beneficial. If a Jew is religious, then truth means something God wants.

In non-religious Jews:

The truth is subjective or whatever serves Israel’s interests.

Zielinski cited the Haggadah — a text read by Jews at the Passover Seder, which contains the story of the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.

Often these stories have nothing to do with facts.

The interviewer, Michal Karnowski, did not contest Zielinski’s assertions.
Not surprisingly, Poland’s Union of Jewish Communities immediately registered a complaint, saying that his remarks violated the National Council of Radio and Television principles for content on public media, including its ban on ideas that:

Incite to hatred or discriminate on the grounds of race, disability, gender, religion or nationality.

The interview with Zielinski comes amid an increase in anti-Semitic rhetoric following a row between Poland and Israel, as well as with international Jewish groups, on a law passed in Poland last month that limits rhetoric on the Holocaust.

The law criminalises blaming Poland for the Nazis’ crimes. Its opponents said it would complicate research and impede free speech on the genocide, in which thousands of Poles are believed to have betrayed Jews to Nazis. Thousands of Poles also rescued Jews from the Holocaust.

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  • Albert Yome

    As soon as I saw the reference to “the Jew” as opposed to “Jews” or “Jewish people”, it was clear where he was coming from.

  • Johan

    Don’t they just hate each other … the Jew and the catholic. Not much chance of world peace any time soon unless religions collapse. All of them. Religions are the catalyst of mortal mutual hatred.

  • barriejohn
  • Graham Martin-Royle

    Pot meet kettle

  • AgentCormac

    Unfortunately, Poland is fast turning into some kind of quasi-fascist, anti-semite state. And the RCC is helping them achieve it.

  • L.Long

    Don’t get it, they both believe and bow to the same gawd…MAMMON, they should respect each other!

  • StephenJP

    “For us, the truth corresponds to facts”. Unbelievable (on many levels)! Since its invention the RCC has systematically persecuted all opposition, suppressed inconvenient evidence, and ignored or condemned anything that fails to support its rigid dogmas. To this day (despite what some apologists try to claim) it rejects evolution, modern understanding of sexuality, and much else. Utter humbug and hypocrisy!

  • andym

    Stephen JP. Agreed.Anyone who says that God used evolution to create Man has shown to me that they misunderstand the process-either deliberately or otherwise.
    AC. Not without its friends in the UK.
    At least Kawcynski is consistent .He’s cosy with Saudi Arabia and a regular guest on Russia Today.

  • StephenJP

    andym: exactly so. And not only does their IMF have its thumb on the scales, just to make sure that the final result is the crown of creation that is humankind, it takes the trouble to inject a little bit of soul into the fertilised human zygote, just to make sure that humankind is different from the rest of its creation.
    You couldn’t make it up. Except that they did.

  • 1859

    ‘Fact’ and ‘fake news’ – ‘fake news’ and ‘fact’ have both morphed into one and the same thing. This catlick ponce claims jesus rose from the dead as ‘fact’ – evidence? None. That jesus waltzed over the surface of the Dead Sea in bare feet – evidence? None. This list of fairy tales is endless as we all know. The one ‘fact’ this catlick probably doesn’t like is that it was because of the jews that his saviour was nailed to a piece of wood and left to snuff it.

  • sowa

    I would call it some high-level projection if I wasn’t sure he knows exactly what he’s talking about.
    “The truth is subjective or whatever serves Israel’s interests.” – just replace “Israel” with “Church” and there you have it.
    It looks like Israel is currently the enemy number one for our Dear Leaders so Catholic Church was called to arms… I mean microphones to suppoort good cause.

  • tonye

    Sorry to go, slightly off topic, but can I recommend a book called: God and the Fascists by Karlheinz Deschner.
    It shows how much of the ‘final solution’ could be related to the RCC’s concord with Hitler. I don’t think Zielinski would have a copy.

  • Aseeif

    god is not there so how his stories can be true ,

  • barriejohn

    StephenJP: “For us, the truth corresponds to facts”.
    I think he means the reverse: Facts correspond to The Truth.” It’s what we get from the religious all the time, and is the reason that they think that creationism, ID, etc, are intellectually acceptable ideas.

  • Barry Duke

    tonye: I wrote about Deschner here.

  • tonye

    @Barry Duke,
    Many thanks.

  • 1859

    Thanks Barry D – I knew there was something on this theme but I had no specific details. The book has just been ordered.