Skip to comments.Does Homosexuality Turn a Neurosurgeon Naive?
Posted on 03/11/2015 8:01:31 PM PDT by Kaslin
Although homosexuality in America is today synonymous with the word gay, only anger and hostility result from questions about what actually defines it. Dr. Ben Carson stoked these flames last week while defending his position on traditional marriage. By now, most of us have heard Dr. Carson suggested homosexuality in prison proves that being a homosexual comes down to choice, not genetics.
Throughout history, the tolerance of any sexual practice has hinged on individual cultures. Dr. Carsons uncomfortably honest assertion about prison certainly relates to this fact. Sex in prison is often coerced or worse, but that reality doesnt explain the consensual practice of homosexual acts involving prisoners who identify strictly as heterosexual. Such inmates often pursue sexual relationships with willing feminine homosexual prisoners. In other instances, self-described straight inmates might coerce same-sex favors or commit same-sex rape for predatory reasons. But the bottom line is this: homosexual sex is culturally permissible in prison, and it is practiced willingly by many inmates who claim to be straight.
This sort of homosexual culture seems similar to homosexual practices in Afghanistan where Pashtun men interpret the Islamic prohibition on homosexuality to mean they cannot love another man -- but that doesn't mean they can't use men for sexual gratification. According to an unclassified U.S. military study, Pashtun men commonly have sex with other men, admire other men physically, have sexual relationships with boys and shun women both socially and sexually -- yet they completely reject the label of homosexual."
In America, I think the Pashtun culture is defined by the phrase on the down low, not to be confused with the word gay. But like Hilary Clinton once said, What difference at this point does it make? Words now mean whatever liberals say they mean.
With this sort of exotic logic being thrust upon us, are emotionally detached heterosexuals who use the opposite sex for lascivious gratification really heterosexuals -- and how does anyone now know? Come to think of it, if no childbearing is possible, would consensual sexual gratification between an adult child and biological parent still be incest? In fact, why has consensual homosexual gratification between an adult child and a biological ever been taboo? As disturbing as such thoughts might be, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has asked similar questions, and she wasnt branded a dunce by all the critics who now seem to believe that they are smarter than the world-renown neurosurgeon -- who simply tries to answer uncomfortable questions honestly.
Much of America continues to ignore the reality that open marriages and open relationships are mainstream in the homosexual community. So where is the new definition of marriage really headed? The unknown answer seems to be Dr. Carsons concern.
Will the new definition of marriage mean that the majority of American heterosexuals no longer expect their spouses to control their sexual impulses? Should heterosexual adulterers now demand that society condone their behavior and remove social stigmas associated with what they are -- or with what they choose to do? More importantly, will married spouses who use another consensual adult for sexual gratification -- without love or emotional connection -- even be considered adulterers anymore?
With the direction language and logic are going, Americas moral corruption may soon be defined as encouraging a culture where the ideal marriage involves expectations of impulse control, commitment, and emotional connection. On the other hand, viewing all other human beings as merely sexual objects might become the cure for all the worlds problems. Of course liberals might demand that straight white men are incarcerated for objectifying women, but all other objectification should be good to go. By the time the men serve their time in prison, they would probably fit right in to America's new society -- especially if Dr. Carsons assertion is true.
Nevertheless, it does not take a brain surgeon to diagnose Americas vocabulary or logic problem. Reality is clear. Transformed Americans just choose to ignore it.
Nonsense. Romans 1:18-32.
Note the phrase: “...the world-renown neurosurgeon...”
This blunder is a confusion between “renowned” and “known.” Sometimes people spell it “reknown.”
Interesting, it's becoming 'culturally permissible' everywhere apparently, we are becoming a 'prison world'.
First the pants around the knees, now the showers of homosexuality, especially on just about every TV show out there.
This 'culture' is dropping the soap.
I think the problem described in Romans 1 is exactly the point of the article.
It did not turn him naïve, he was naïve to begin with. Nice man, brilliant surgeon, dumb as a bag of hammers politically.
Exactly right, our current society is almost exactly as it was in the days of Noah. The antediluvian world's people (except righteous Noah's family) had descended into gross homosexual depravity, and ours isn't too far from that same condition. God cleansed that depraved world's people with a universal flood, but He warns mankind that He will cleanse this current debauched world with fire.
I don't like to contemplate the severe judgment that God will impose on those societies, especially ours, that approve and practice homosexual depravity on a large scale, but they have been warned and have chosen to ignore the warning. Jesus Christ first came as a sacrificial lamb. But He will return to a future world cleansed of all sin and unrepentant sinners as the Lion of the tribe of Judah, and every human being will confess that He is Lord of Heaven and Earth.
Look at all the problems those politically "smart" individuals have caused.
Let me know which “smart” political individuals you are referencing.
The homosexual movement is the latest iteration of the “big lie” theory—tell a whopper of a lie enough times and people become eager to believe it.
It was a trap that people would twist from the get go. Although to be honest, it’s too bad we don’t rely on anything but the word and outward action(s) of someone to make the call, when it would be nice to have a real DNA test. However, DNA tests will not be allowed to happen, for reasons of political correctness.
I have never heard about the idea of homosexuality preceding the days of Noah so much as the Earth was filled with violence. If the fact that Lamech, a descendant of Cain maintained an oath of secrecy and murder, then the real, though not sole issue, preceding the days of Noah was people forming a bunch of Mafia organizations and murdering each other. This is further supported by God telling Noah after the flood that murderers should receive the death penalty.
Read Romans ch 1 vs 25-27. Those verses describe homosexual acts that Paul cites as having been universally practiced by both males and females in the antediluvian world.
As you said, Paul also cites murder and nature worship as widespread sinful practices (vs 21-23) that caused God to destroy the antediluvian world. However, he gives equal weight to the apparently common practice of homosexual sins as another cause for God to destroy all the antediluvians except righteous Noah and his family. I think that today's world is probably even more depraved in God's eyes than the antediluvian world was, and He says that it will be destroyed by fire next time.
But thanks for the insight. I never really understood if Paul was talking past or present. I always thought of Lamech and his unholy oath, which he murdered someone for the sake of his unholy oath, he also boasted about it to his two wives as well. I doubt that people making unholy oaths and killing other people for the sake of them sounds very mafia-esque. But thanks for your input. Also interesting is the ponzi scheme that the federal government pretty much runs with us, yet, like a ponzi scheme, they throw up a bunch of other things like same-gender marriage as great while the fraud of massive unpayable National Debt is being committed right in front of us. It does resonate as people saying that hey, we’re getting married, all while we are getting scammed by the government out of tons of money and a crippled national defense for the convenience of a few people getting kicks.
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