Showing posts with label Heaven. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Heaven. Show all posts

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Should Mike Huckabee be Allowed to Adopt Puppies? Hypocrisy Poll Results

     Should Mike Huckabee, who went on a homophobic rant last week, telling gays who want to adopt that "children are not puppies," be allowed to adopt puppies?


     This was the question of the Holy Blog's latest hypocrisy poll


     You voted.  


     Here are the results.


     28% of those polled voted "Yes: Puppies need Huckabee's Jesus to be saved from puppy purgatory."


     71% voted "NO: Huckabee should not be allowed to teach his version of right wing Christian, hatred, fear, and discrimination to cute, vulnerable, innocent, needy, and malleable puppies."


     Either way, we're all hypocrites: the "no" votes for allowing Huckabee's hypocritical, homophobic ways to be passed onto poor little puppies and the "yes" votes for wanting equal puppy civil rights, while voting to limit Huckabee's puppy adoption rights.


     Oy vey.  What is a gay puppy enthusiast to do?  And, do all gay dogs go to heaven?
Image Credits:
Wheaten Terrier (Bamban in Rainbow Scarf, Bamban on the beach) pictures by Heretic Tom (me)
Mike Huckabee, Dog, and Gun by Poplicks
I Heart Huckabee Dog Shirt by Zazzle
Heart puppy by NewOpticalIllusions
Gay puppy with pink bunny slippers by Sodahead

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Vatican Cardinal: Gays "Will Never Go to Heaven"

     Myth: People are not born gay, they are conditioned to be gay.


     Fact: People are not born Catholic, they are conditioned to be Catholic.

     Try preaching that truth to the Vatican, where the Ansa news agency reports:

     Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan said that while the Church regarded homosexuality as an "insult to God", this did not justify discrimination against gay and transsexual people.
     "Transsexuals and homosexuals will never enter the kingdom of heaven and it is not me who says this, but Saint Paul."
     St. Paul also told people not to get married because he believed the world was coming to a quick end (1 Cor 7:8).  And furthermore, why would we homosexuals and transgendered people want to spend an eternity in a heaven full of homophobic, closeted clergy?  That is, assuming, of course, that they would be there.

     Barragan continues:
     "People are not born homosexual, they become homosexual, for different reasons: education issues or because they did not develop their own identity during adolescence. It may not be their fault, but acting against nature and the dignity of the human body is an insult to God."
     I am the perfect example of why his reasoning and psychology are wrong.

     I grew up in a very Catholic family, in small town conservative Iowa, and did not have any gay role models, family members, or friends.  I was formed in the church's seminary system (in which Barragan was  also formed), had a decade of Catholic spiritual direction and psychological counseling, and even had a Catholic counselor that tried to help me "recover my lost heterosexuality."

     Everything in my childhood rearing was set up to raise me as a straight Catholic boy, but throughout , I never had sexual fantasies about women, I never masturbated thinking about women, I never had wet dreams about women (save for one, when I was 18), and I remember being attracted to males and not females since I was in preschool and kindergarten.  I never made a choice to be gay.


     Also, does Cardinal Barragan not realize that he just condemned a large percentage of the Catholic clergy and religious that have lived throughout history?  What a hypocrite!

Nice Ruby slippers, John Paul.
Did Judy lend you those?