Gay Marriage: Debunking The Religious Argument
There are many people out there who still use the bible as factual evidence as to why gays shouldn’t be allowed to marry. To me, this is like using The Hunger Games novels as factual evidence of why people shouldn’t name themselves after plants. Did that make sense? Didn’t think so.
Christian extremists (and I use the word extremist because its entirely possibly to practice a religion without infringing on the rights of others) use their faith in God, and the faith in the bible as evidence that gay marriage is wrong. Do you know what I have faith in? That gay marriage will eventually pass, and all this will be a moot point. There is quite literally no possible way gay marriage will not become legal, barring something apocalyptic taking over, like zombies or Michelle Bachmann. My faith is based on the fact that it is a civil right, not a civil privilege to marry whoever you choose.
Faith can be a powerful thing. It can bring you back from the brink of some nasty situations, and provide you with the most important tool that life has to offer: hope. Faith without logic is only half of the puzzle though.
I don’t personally believe in God, but I do know that he wouldn’t have given humans the capacity for logic, if he didn’t intend for us to use it.
That would be like giving Helen Keller a pair of glasses. Sure, she might look nice in them, but she would still be fucking blind.
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