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Posted on 05/23/2002 1:46:16 PM PDT by RWBaral
STOP AIDS BY STOPPING THE SINS
I write as Chairman of the non-profit organization, "Be informed! Lessen suffering! Save lives!, inc." The mission of BLS is "to promote the public health, education, understanding and virtue." I wish to share how we can all help stop the terrible disease of AIDS in America.
It is heartening to know that many are concerned about the suffering and dying from AIDS, and of events to raise money to help AIDS patients. However, such AIDS fundraising events are not an answer to stopping this horrific disease. Rather, let's tell the truth about AIDS. Stop AIDS by stopping the sins that have caused atleast 88% of AIDS cases in the USA. Allow me to explain.
As a career hospital Paramedic and then emergency room Nurse over about 20 years, I have seen so much suffering and death, often self-inflicted and avoidable. For such things my heart and soul break beyond human words. Some of these were AIDS patients.
I note certain activists, industries and politicians - often willingly - are ignorant of the FACTS of who is at risk for contracting HIV and thus what we can do to prevent it's spread. Politics and money over the health and welfare of people? It shouldn't happen, but it does.
Consider the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) table 5 US AIDS totals for men and both genders to 12/31/2000 for exposure categories: men who have sex with men (MSM); intravenous grug abusers (IVDA); both MSM and IVDA; heterosexual contacts, etc (www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1202table5.htm).
For US male AIDS cases, 56% are MSM; 22% are IVDA; 8% are MSM and IVDA; 5% are heterosexual contacts.
For US both genders AIDS cases, 46% are MSM; 25% are IVDA; 6% are MSM and IVDA; 11% are heterosexual contacts. 46% + 25% + 6% + 11%=88%.
Further, so called "safe sex" is a medical lie. The Physicians Consortium reports that, even if male latex condoms are used 100% perfectly all of the time, they are no more effective against HIV infection than 85% (www.headlines.agapepress.org/archives/7/252001b.asp).
So what does this data tell us? The truth. Avoid homosexual relations. Do not use intravenous drugs. Do not be sexually promiscuous. Stop the at risk behaviours, and you stop most HIV infections.
Translated: simple! The answers to stopping most US HIV infections, and thus AIDS cases, are morality and marriage. GOD gives us His Moral Code (ex Ten Commandments) and the institution of marriage because He loves us, wants to protect us, and see us flourish and be happy.
Thus, do not engage in forbidden sexual perversions that will cost you your earthly body and the damnation of your eternal soul. Keep your body clean and don't mess with drugs. Abstinence until marriage, then marrige between one man and one woman, within a mutually faithful, loving, uninfected relationship, hopefully for life.
The days of consequence-free sexual debauchery, free love and casual sex are over (as if they ever really existed?). The sexually transmitted diseases you can acquire today in America too often can't be just taken care of with a few pills or a shot. AIDS is lethal, and there is not likely to be a cure - ever.
The AIDS fundraising events, etc are nice gestures, but the answer to stopping most HIV infections in AMerica is to avoid the risk factor exposure category behaviours of homosexual relations, intravenous drug use and sexual promiscuity. Stop AIDS by telling the truth. Stop AIDS bwith GOD's Moral Code and the blessings of marriage. "Stop AIDS by stopping the sins" is my humble prayer, in JESUS' Name, Amen.
GOD's Speed To All,
Mr. R. W. Baral, RN,CEN,EMT-P, Chairman, "Be informed! Lessen suffering! Save lives!, inc." Po Box 315 Bennington, VT 05201 email@example.com (802)-423-7636
You are obviously guilty of agreeing with God's plan for man and woman and using common sense.
The god of political correctness, to which you must bow, is not happy with your unrepentant "sin".
IOW, these activists are interested only in promoting homosexuality ("gay rights") and sexual mutilation ("transgenderism") as normal variants of human sexuality, not in helping people with AIDS.
So IMO, the answer to your question is, nothing could convince these miscreants to alter their behavior.
It seems to me to be pragmatic to not make it so hard for them to formalize a relationship somehow to stop much of the promescuity in that culture.
I never understood making more formalized (not marriage mind you) relationships between lesbians and gays difficult which encourages multiple partners, and then calling for an end to behavior causing further infections.
Seems to me the pandemic logistics take priority over some American's longtime past-time of waging a war against gays and lesbians.
You can't do the latter without hurting the effort to do the former.
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck then it's a...?
...Quacker-backer? I'm not sure of your point here. Not to mention you are speaking to a graduate of the University of Oregon, whose mascot is the duck.
I've seen too many gorgious babes on the shoulders of many of our football players - whose team came in second in the nation - to think of those guys as worried about each other's rump. ;-)
Stop talking sense you Limey! The American media and public have no appetite for it.
It is more imporant to make allowances for social custom to slow this pandemic then it is to worry it will lead to marriage between gay and lesbians.
Every additional infected person endangers - and costs - this nation. I would rather see gays and lesbians stick to one partner then to sleep around.
And the only way I see that happening is if there is the social incentive of some form of sanctioned social bond between these people.
Less of a culture of "sleeping around" in this sub-culture makes it less likely bi-sexual men will bring something home to their wives.
I am not saying my suggestion is perfect, but anything done to cut the rate of spread of HIV that works seems to me to be worth doing.