posted on Jan, 19 2014 @ 09:17 PM
What started out as a response to a recently closed thread has grown into something I think is worthy of discussion on its own. It has to do with a
major misconception about how religion is the source of all hate towards homosexuals. This statement was intended for someone in particular, but it
would've been off topic. So I'm placing it here where the discussion can go in whatever direction we choose, and I'm addressing anyone who blames
religion for the way homosexuals are treated.
In the same manner as being born gay, being repulsed by homosexuality is something I was born with as well. You're assumption that heterosexuals born
with this natural disposition was caused by something written in a book is completely false.
I remember watching an episode of Game of Thrones a while back with a women who's about as hardcore of an Atheist as one could possibly be. Anyway, I
got up and walked into the kitchen to get a Coke and while I was in there I heard her literally gagging and when I walked back into the living room
she had changed the channel. It turns out that in this particular episode there happened to be a gay sex scene, and she was just as naturally repulsed
by the sight of 2 men swapping bodily fluids as I would've been.
I know how much it must hurt to know that this is how most heterosexuals react, but its the stone cold truth, and it has nothing to do with what is
written in the Bible.
When I come into contact with someone who is obviously gay, my natural reaction is to be grossed out. I'm sorry if that offends some of you, but its
something I simply can't help. All I can do is recognize my capacity for hate and simply choose not to, and without a belief in God and an afterlife,
I would have no reason to do that whatsoever.
So if you want to blame something about the way homosexuals are treated on the Bible, blame the tolerance, blame the love for you despite our natural
tendencies, but don't blame the Bible for the hate, because that couldn't be any further from the truth.