October 27, 2008

Defining marriage

Hatched by Dave Ross

Calling a log a wagon doesn’t provide it with wheels, and calling the union of two men or two women a “marriage” doesn’t make it in any real sense a marriage.

Words have meanings, and their meanings matter. One of the basic tenets of liberalism is that there are no absolutes, no black and white, everything is relative; so, in the liberal world, it’s OK for a man and a man to say they are “married,” even though the definition of marriage has never included that meaning.

Actually, the traditions of marriage, and even the continued practice of marriage in some Moslem nations, say that a man can have more than one wife, sometimes multiple wives. Are we prepared to allow that? Are we prepared to allow an adult to marry a child? What about a man or a woman marrying a dolphin or a dog?

To call this a “civil rights” issue is to cheapen and demean the civil rights struggles of the last century. You are violating someone’s civil right if you treat them differently than other people because of what he or she inherently is.

Gays can marry; they just can’t live together and call that marriage, any more than someone who has a bicycle license can use that license to drive a car.

Words have meanings. Marriage is a sacrament, but it also has a civil meaning. If words are to mean what they say, then we need to support Prop. 8 and overturn the California Supreme Court’s decision that itself overturned the overwhelming will of the people of this state.

Hatched by Dave Ross on this day, October 27, 2008, at the time of 3:39 PM

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The following hissed in response by: MNotaro

I agree 100%!! The liberal illuminati in this country want to take over and run with it! Don't let them! Stand strong! Get out and vote!

The above hissed in response by: MNotaro [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 28, 2008 10:28 AM

The following hissed in response by: Xpressions

This shows how the Ivy-League illuminati politicians are going to take over and do what they want. If we don't stand up, we'll far hard to the left.

The above hissed in response by: Xpressions [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 29, 2008 1:18 PM

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