When did this country become a country when you can’t speak your mind freely?
Watching over all the furor that’s been going on over a guy who believes that sin is sin, and in no uncertain terms. I don’t really approve of the way he said it, but the message is clear. Sex outside of marriage is wrong. Whether between a man and a woman, a man and a man, a woman and a woman, or anything else. If you haven’t gotten married, sex between you is wrong. Just as breaking all the other Commandments is wrong.
So I guess the question then becomes “Why is saying something is wrong hate-speech?” What is hate speech, anyway? I thought it was when you say “I hate that group because they’re …” Like what the Democrat Party does to the Tea Party. Isn’t that “hate-speech”? If I stand up in the Washington Mall and tell everyone who will listen that sex outside of marriage is a sin…aren’t I hating the sin? Not the sinner? The DD guy said clearly that everyone deserves dignity, and has a right to walk down the street, and drink from the same water fountain, and sit in the same seat on the bus. I don’t hear hate. But if I know the neighbors have orgies on an on-going basis, and I tell the neighborhood that I think what they’re doing in is wrong, and then I see them the next day while I’m raking leaves, and treat them like humans should be treated, how am I hating these people??
I’m not. Plain and simple, I’m not. On a personal note, I hate the fact that my grand-daughter ran off and got married and didn’t tell the grandparents. I hate that she did it. But I will not hate my granddaughter, and I will not hold a grudge. I believe it’s the grudge-holding that’s hateful. If I won’t talk to my neighbor because he does weird things in his home (whether legal or not), that’s hate. IF you treat people like people, you can dislike what they do all you want.
I didn’t ever watch Duck Dynasty. But I did watch other shows on A*E. None of them mean much to me, so I’ll stop watching them. And when I find the station that picks up Duck Dynasty, I will support that one. The way to show your love is to support. I like Bourchon Bakery. I go there several times a year. If I lived near Hoboken, I’d visit Buddy Velasco on a regular basis. I love EWTN, so I watch a lot of things there.
I don’t know if I’ll write anything before Christmas, so to all my followers, I want to thank you for supporting me, reading my thoughts, and staying with me even when I don’t write regularly. God bless you.