Friday, April 01, 2005

Dirty

Just to add to Fin's post below, re: the anti-gay festival carnival. One of the leaders of the bigoted opposition explains that: "We can't permit anybody to come and make the Holy City dirty." You would think that years of blood-bath, terrorism, fear, grief, and sectarian insanity had made the Holy City dirty. But no, it is not the blood of innocents that religion cares about, but the vector of bodily fluids released in acts of pleasure. Neither life nor death are the concerns of these "religious leaders," but the individual freedom to pursue happiness. That is apparently the biggest threat to those who gain their authority from the atavistic oppression of the other.

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At 8:17 PM, Blogger Finnegan said...

That's pretty consistent with the pope's classification of gay marriage as part of a "culture of death," no?

 

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