Originally Posted by Zerbie
Then this Throckmorton is an idiot (if, in fact, those are his words). He basically admits that belief in the Bible (as he reads it) is unsubstantiated fantasy, and then says, So what, let's all ignore reality.
This idea that there is some assault on Christianity (and marriage- as if Institutional Christianity thought up marriage- which it didn't- it just co-opted everything in its path.....ranting Daniel goes.....what does this have to do with the teachings of the Carpenter?) As if, somehow, a transgendered person is going to make the icecaps melt and the seas will slide over the edge of the horizon and the world will fall into an abyss and chaos will reign over everything?
Very medieval thinking.
Originally Posted by Anthony
I lay the blame for Lawrence's death at his feet because HE and others like him are creating the system of oppression that puts these ideas in kids heads.
I agree with you.....though the blame game never gets us very far, does it? This thing about nonviolence is a bitch sometimes. And God knows- I've been one lately- but I digress.
Oh....Anthony...the last link isn't working.....