“What in Heaven’s name is a Dominionist?” — Pat Robertson

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“What in Heaven’s name is a Dominionist?” Pat Robertson asked on his 700 Club TV show, one of several religious right figures to recently pretend there was nothing to the notion. Funny he should ask. In a 1984 speech in Dallas, Texas, he said:

What do all of us do? We get ready to take dominion! We get ready to take dominion! It is all going to be ours – I’m talking about all of it. Everything that you would say is a good part of the secular world. Every means of communication, the news, the television, the radio, the cinema, the arts, the government, the finance – it’s going to be ours! God’s going to give it to His people. We should prepare to reign and rule with Jesus Christ.”  Continue…

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Isn’t this the very definition of religious megalomania? When these people say they want to “reign” with Jesus Christ, they mean they want to take control of everyone else like this: