Skip to comments.The marriage debate
Posted on 05/22/2012 1:56:34 AM PDT by kathsua
One of the most incredible ironies of modern American life, since the cultural deterioration which began in earnest in the 1960s, is that you no longer have to explain many aspects of the "Birds and the Bees" to children, however, to an increasing number of adults you do. The fact that there is even a debate on so-called "same sex marriage" is evidence of this. It is out of the experience of males and females who have been rearing kids for millennia that marriage evolved. This is due in large part to the long-term commitment it takes to raise a child, and a society with permanent homes of grandparents is an invaluable resource for the next generation of parents.
Equally significant to the debate, and what always escapes those who cling to their common misconception of Jefferson's separation of church and state, is that the form of marriage which has guided the people of western civilization through it's creation of the modern world was Biblically based and enshrined in their laws.
The merits of this once universally respected, exclusive institution are obvious; the universal benefits of expanding its definition are not. Because traditional marriage exists, we exist. Because it takes a man and a woman to produce a child, the concept of "mom and dad" and a hopefully enduring commitment to each other resonates deeply with children. And it's all children, with their natural perception of reality at stake, which this debate should really be about, not the perceived need of a small-disgruntled minority.
As long as so-called homosexual “issues” are in the news the deviants get to keep enjoying showing their sick fannies to the mentally healthy who only wish they would just leave us alone.
That we are even having a debate about this testifies to the mind-boggling ignorance into which civilization has descended.
Are homosexuals trying to denigrate marriage to reduce the enjoyment heterosexuals get from marriage? They want to make marriage sound like nothing more than some legal document rather than an important part of the heterosexual lifestyle. A happy marriage is the ultimate goal of many heterosexuals, or at least those of us of the female persuasion, and homosexuals want to make it appear insignificant.
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