Skip to comments.Is Big Gay finally losing its grip on America?
Posted on 01/10/2014 4:50:55 AM PST by ReformationFan
Recent events have not been kind to the radical homosexual lobby and its efforts to impose "homo-normalization" onto America. For years, Big Gay has given the appearance of being an unstoppable juggernaut as it rolled from one court victory to the next, leaving behind it a wreckage of ruined lives of people who had the temerity to not show enough deference to the gay agenda. Yet, there are a few recent signs that this might be changing. It brings up the question, "Are average, everyday Americans finally tired enough of being bullied, hectored, accused, attacked, shouted at, threatened, and otherwise hounded by groups like GLAAD and other radical homosexual elements in our popular and political cultures that they're finally willing to openly oppose it?" While the jury is still out on whether it will be a flash in the pan or the start of a trend, the answer seems to be "Yes."
Hints were seen as early as the middle of 2012, when the Christian-owned and operated fast food company Chick-Fil-A came under attack from the homofascists because it's president an evangelical Christian had the temerity to state that he opposed gay marriage. For simply stating a personal belief based upon his deeply-held religious convictions, Big Gay declared war and determined to destroy his company. Boycotts and protests were staged. But the radical gay bullies were mightily surprised when on August 1, designated "Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day," millions of Americans flooded restaurants all across America (even in supposedly bright blue states like Massachusetts and California). Meanwhile, the homosexual activist counter-protests fizzled, and indeed were such embarrassing failures that organizers had to reset their protest dates before finally just letting them quietly fade away.
(Excerpt) Read more at renewamerica.com ...
"What it all comes down to is the fact that the cultural and political power that Big Gay wields is not based on actual numbers. Instead, it is founded upon the psychological sense of "inevitability" it has successfully garnered for itself, coupled with a campaign to attach social stigma to and retribution against anyone who gets out of line, which I touched on in my previous article.
"There is actually some scientific basis to all of this. Social psychologists have long known that human beings are wired towards conformity. In 1951, a social psychologist named Solomon Asch performed a series of experiments in which he would take a test subject and place them in a room with several other people, all of whom were working with Asch (unbeknownst to the test subject). He exposed the groups to a series of pictures in which a vertical line appeared, and was then placed next to a picture with three vertical lines (A, B, and C), only one of which was the same length as the test line. Participants were asked to state which line from A, B, or C matched the length of the test line. Varying numbers of Asch's associates (but always a majority of them) would then disagree with the test subject (i.e. by choosing an obviously wrong answer), and Asch would measure how often test subjects would change their answers to conform to the associates who were purposefully choosing the wrong line.
"What Asch found out was that 74% of his test subjects would conform to the majority at least once out of several trials. On average, people would conform about a third of the time, and the amount of conformity increased as more and more of Asch's associates sided with each other and against the test subject.
"Other experiments along this line have also approached this subject from the opposite direction. It has been shown that when faced with seemingly unanimous opposition from a researcher's associates in this type of experiment, a test subject is extremely likely to do what social psychologists call "conforming," the technical definition of which here means that the subject will inwardly disagree with the unanimous opposition, but will outwardly agree so as to avoid the stigma of being in the minority. However, it has been found that test subjects are much less likely to conform to the majority when even one of the research associates would agree with the test subject over and against the others. The level of conformity drops even more when two, three, and more of the plants began to agree with the experimental subject.
"What does all of this mean? It essentially tells us that the average person will outwardly agree with and appear to support something, even when they really do not, if they believe that "everyone" is against them. Some people will always acquiesce and side with the majority, even when they know as a matter of fact and conviction that the majority is wrong. Conversely, there are many who will conform in the face of unanimous opposition, but who will refuse to do so if they feel that they have any support whatsoever.
"This type of psychological manipulation is what groups like GLAAD, the Human Rights Coalition (HRC), and other elements of Big Gay have been trying to use to bolster their appearance of support.
"Let's face it while many of us on the Right are committed to principle and will stand firm against any amount of opposition, most people are not like that. Many people, when they are constantly bombarded with the message that the positions and principles they hold are "homophobic," "evil," "mean-spirited," and "hateful" will go silent and conform outwardly. They see what they believe to be a majority against them and they give in to it, at least in their outward profession and the more people outwardly conforming, the greater the appearance of the supposed majority. Further, when many people see a constant drumbeat of unanimous support for the gay agenda in the popular culture coming out of liberal Hollywood with its "stars," on all the "hip" TV shows, from all the various rock, pop, hip-hop and other musicians, when they are constantly barraged with news story after news story about this or that celebrity "coming out of the closet" well, they see this and start to subconsciously assume that "everybody" is against them, so they hunker down and go with the flow.
"And this is why the recent reverses to Big Gay that I noted above are so important. When people see Chick-Fil-A and Phil Robertson successfully flouting the strictures imposed upon us by homosexualist political correctness, it encourages others to seek to do so as well. As I pointed out in my previous article, people who outwardly conform will nevertheless take an opportunity such as that given by Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day to engage in disobedience en masse. All it takes are a few examples of people sticking by their guns and opposing the homosexualist agenda and many, many more people will desert their so-called "support" for things like gay marriage. Clearly, then, the answer to what we see going on right now is simply to become more vocal about our opposition to the gay agenda. The more noise we make, the more people realize that they're not alone in standing for traditional marriage and opposing the imposition of the homosexualist legal regime.
"I will state again I firmly believe that the recent upswing in support for the gay agenda is not really real. It is like a soap bubble. Puncture it with the needle of vocal and consistent opposition and it may well burst."
"Feed my sheep..."
This is why control of the media by the Left is so important.
Big Gay also took a big hit when gay bashing became the sport of people of color. They lost their big victimhood flag.
Then we need more needles.
In a word, yes. And we're tired of the whining, too.
“What Asch found out was that 74% of his test subjects would conform to the majority at least once out of several trials.”
I’ve always bought the line that the truth was paramount and that God was behind it all. The Culture taught it to me. When that Culture was then corrupted by PC I was on it like white on rice. I don’t and never did get conformity at the cost of the truth. Bizarre.
But they are GUARANTEED to have 100% of gay diseases covered by Obamacare.
I truly believe that Phil Robertson provided the country with a much needed jolt.
Who would have thought that it would be chickens and ducks who would be the ones to kick the homosexuals’ asses?
And, He has a WICKED sense of humour.
All of the above is learned everyday by children in primary school. No study is needed. Go along to get along, truth be damned, pioneers get attacked and killed, crusaders get exiled,.....until....there is a winner and a loser.
Success has a thousand fathers, failure is an orphan.
And a person who is falsely accused as a failure and has a chance to make a case and does so successfully can warm the crowd and turn the false accuser into a liar and a failure. I am thinking of Ted Cruz here.
No wonder we call them “sheeple.”
Just a couple of points:
1. The word “gay” itself is very revealing. Many think they adopted the term to describe themselves as “merry.” But there’s another dictionary definition for “gay” and that’s “licentious.” If you look at the definition of “licentious” it becomes plain this is what they meant: “lacking legal or moral restraints; especially : disregarding sexual restraints.” But people are too ignorant to see something like this in plain sight.
2. Medical research is a zero sum game. Every dollar spent on one disease is not spent on another disease. HIV/AIDS receives far, far more funding than diseases normal people die of.
3. The American people have basically decided that cigarette smoking isn’t worth the cost in terms of medical expenses and abbreviated lives, so the behavior is discouraged. But far more is spent on HIV/AIDS than on lung cancer, and yet homosexuality is encouraged and has become for all practical purposes, a religious cult. In fact, one could make a case that this cult is the de facto US national religion.
4. Our Founders created a nation with laws that were indistinguishable from God’s commands. They did this, this striving for obedience to God, so that the nation would receive God’s blessings. They understood the simple formula that obedience to God=blessings and disobedience to God=wrath. And we were richly blessed for the first couple hundred years of our existence. It wasn’t some accident that our laws conformed to God’s, and it wasn’t some accident that we were blessed for that obedience.
But in the past few decades we’ve become floutingly disobedient to God, and those blessings have been withdrawn. We’ve gone from a rich, prosperous nation to one teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. It’s not some accident that our disobedience is resulting in wrath.
You don't care unless you let the government seize your paycheck and give it out to people who will not work.
You can eliminate:
The laws of thermodynamics,
any of 52 flavors of inequality
...By simply taking money from people who work hard and throwing it at the problem.
We don' need no steenkin' border security...
I am sure we can come up with a longer list, but the same echo chamber effect has been used to silence the silent majority the homos have used.
The emperor has no clothes (nor birth certificate) and we need to shout it from the rooftops.
I think they finally “ducked up” !!!
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It’s a visual map of new Trail Life USA troops formed mainly in response to Boy Scouts membership decision. I think the author is correct.
I think you’re on to something. Homosexuality is treated like a religion in this country.