Part 2- as the festivities ramp up even more, some further reflection on the irrationality of basing institutionalized prejudice and violation of human rights and equality in Bronze Age ideologies.
Continuing where we left off yesterday…
In case you missed it, or don’t want to read the whole of Part 1 (although I’d love it if you did), let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up: (to steal a line from Inigo Montoya).
This week SCOTUS made landmark rulings, overturning Prop. 8 (which banned same-sex marriage in California) as unconstitutional and invalidated the provision of DOMA that prevented same-sex couples from accessing the same benefits available to heterosexual couples.
This is a GOOD thing.
As usual, and as noted by George Takei, the bible thumpers are out in force screaming about the whole thing- regardless of the fact that it affects the lives of heterosexuals in NO way, shape or form.
We talked briefly about the mythologies of Mesopotamia and Greece- two of the major cultures that influenced the development of biblical mythology- and found that…
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