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Friday, January 27, 2006

Dangerous gay prime ministers 

"Imagine having a gay prime minister. Nobody would be safe."

The modern requirement that we all withhold judgment becomes very confusing when Muslims -- whom we are supposed to respect and tolerate notwithstanding their beliefs -- start bashing gay people. Like, how do we tolerate intolerant people?

3 Comments:

By Blogger Jason_Pappas, at Fri Jan 27, 02:53:00 PM:

The Dutch have been asking themselves that very question, for the last two years.  

By Blogger cakreiz, at Sat Jan 28, 07:56:00 AM:

It's this kind moral confusion that led me away from liberalism decades ago. Fundamentally, it's a lazy amoral haze and a complete inability to discern, topped off with smug self-assurance. I can't stand it.  

By Blogger cakreiz, at Sat Jan 28, 10:52:00 AM:

More to the point, Islamists reject everything liberals prize- freedom of thought and speech and tolerance. If these believers were white Americans, the left would label them fascists. If they were German, Nazis. But they're people of color. Oh m god. Enter moral confusion. Suddenly all bets are off.  

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