Op-ed — Pride and Prejudice: Marquees of a dying culture
July 1, mercifully, slammed the door on gay pride month (a, heretofore, perfectly respectable month), where mankind for 30 days proclaims righteous what God, from the foundation of the world, proclaimed, well, not.
” … for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men … burned in their lust one toward another …” (Romans 1:26, 27).
There it is — the origin of Natural Law: that which is taught by God in conscience and creation — and Scripture.
William Blackstone, the Brit whose commentaries taught law to our founding generation, said, “This law of nature [Natural Law], being coeval [contemporaneous] with mankind and dictated by God himself … is binding over all the globe … and at all times; no human laws are of any validity, if contrary to this …”
And that goes for you, too, Obergefell.
The Obergefell Supreme Court decision (2015), which said gay marriage (which flouts Natural Law) is legal now, creamed most of the stigma of sexual licentiousness that remained from our Christian foundation, and dissolved many of the remaining restraints that for centuries have kept sexual immorality in check. Don’t believe me?
A writer for The Washington Post wrote an article in June about her experience with her kids at a gay pride parade. The article is titled, “Yes, kink belongs at Pride. And I want my kids to see it.”
And see it they did. What her kids saw included men’s bare chests, men in thongs, flogs, leashes, whips, batons, etc. , and copious depravity that I refuse to repeat in a community newspaper. And The Washington Post editor printed it; and the journalist still works there.
The writer proudly explained the debauchery that her children were witnessing, like this: “At the time, my children were too young to understand the nuance of the situation, but I told them the truth: That these folks were members of our community celebrating who they are and what they like to do.”
Did we ever think, back in the ’60s when we were so intent on scrubbing God from everything, that it could come to this?
That was the Pride–now the Prejudice.
The prejudice comes in the form of a Marxist model sweeping the country called Critical Theory that is teaching Americans of all ages to hate their country, hate themselves (if they are white), hate America’s white founders, and hate all white people in general.
Critical Race Theory (a subset of Critical Theory), is everywhere now in alarmingly dangerous degrees infecting the education system, corporate board rooms, government bureaucracies, the military, the American pulpit, etc. CRT is the Marxist economic paradigm of oppressor/oppressed (bourgeois v. the proletariat) transported by leftists into the paradigm of race; that is, all white people are the oppressors and everyone else is the oppressed. Your sin of being white (or male, heterosexual, Christian, etc.) is not ever forgivable as it causes perpetual, irredeemable conflict between the two groups. There is no model for redemption in Critical Race Theory; there is no mercy; there is no forgiveness; there is no Cross. There is only revolution.
Christopher Rufo explains in his speech at Hillsdale College, (Imprimis, March ’21), ” … [CRT] has been injected into government agencies, public school systems, teacher training programs, and corporate human resources departments.”
CRT has the very real potential of destroying everything American (including freedom itself) because that’s what Marxism does. If you are skeptical, I would beg you to read Solzhenitsyn’s “Gulag Archipelago,” which, in unvarnished, graphic style, tells of the horrors of Soviet Russia post-Bolshevik Revolution. Stalin rode Marxism to its logical end, and Solzhenitsyn described point of view first-hand from the horrors of the gulags.
When Solzhenitsyn was finally released from the gulags, he gave a speech at Harvard University explaining that Russia became Communist because “[Russians] have forgotten God.”
A nation that takes its kids to gay parades, to libraries to listen to transgender men, surgically changes the sex of even children, one suspects, has forgotten God also.
The Cross that CRT hates is exactly what America needs.