So it’s been a year since I’ve made any posts. What can I say… life got in the way. I’m happy to say that I am now engaged and we have yet to blast ourselves, as a unified Earth, into nuclear oblivion. So with that in mind, I can get back to the little things… like gay marriage.
Yeah, it’s back. New York again. AGAIN??? How did this not pass the first time? I thought were the progressive state. I mean I know that honor used to go to California, but after the Governator, what do you really hear about Cali these days except how legal it is to buy marijuana? So that leaves us as the last bastion of reason in a country that continues to fall deeper into religious nonsensitude.
So here’s my question. Are you for or against gay marriage? Seems simple, right? Well let me ask you this. Are you gay? If not, THEN WHY THE HELL DO YOU CARE? That’s the only point I’m trying to make. The quasi-magnanimous blowtards in congress have this ritual when it comes to the alternative lifestyles where they like to spout their beliefs on how other people should live their lives. They say they believe that marriage is a union between a man and women. I say it’s an onion between any two people stupid enough to commit their lives to each other that involves multiple layers of love, trust, devotion, secrets, and little white lies.
And let me remind you, I’m engaged.
Marriage is not some holy bond under God. It’s been around longer than the idea of a single God. Ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and probably Atlantians were married long before ‘Hey-Zeus’ was even a twinkle in his virgin mother’s eye.
Marriage, for arguments sake, is and has always been a willing union between two people, presided over by a respected individual, that gives the rights and assets of one to the other, so that one person could bring the person they love into their lives on more of a level than just sharing the sock drawer. I use the term “two people” because before Catholicism hit the scene, the Romans, Greeks, and even the Chinese (recorded in the Fujian province) had highly ritualized and legal unions with same-sex couples. It wasn’t until emperor Constantius II banned same-sex marriage in 342 AD that is whole thing became an issue.
Yeah, tens of thousands of years of people getting married. Same-sex and opposite-sex. But if you have a strong feeling one way or the other, leave it in the comments. I’ll be happy to tell you why you’re wrong.
So there it is. Don’t think gay marriage should be allowed? Then don’t marry a gay person. I agree that churches shouldn’t be forced to preside over gay weddings. I don’t think any religious organization should be forced to act against their founding doctrine… sort of. If the church receives local or government funding, suck it up (I hear you priests are good at that).
So I’m back. I have my opinions and I’m not afraid to use them. This is one of those issues that shouldn’t be one because it really doesn’t affect you in any way, shape, or form unless you are gay. So drop the bible, keep your opinions to yourself, keep off the dunes, and as always, thanks for reading.