Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil

'I'd rather go to hell than worship a homophobic God': Desmond Tutu speaks out as he compares gay rights to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa:
The South African Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu says he will never worship a 'homophobic God' and would rather go to hell than find himself in a 'homophobic heaven'. 
The retired archbishop said the fight against homophobia in South Africa was similar to the campaign waged against racial apartheid in South Africa. 
Archbishop Tutu, 81, was speaking at the launch of the UN's first global campaign to promote gay rights.
If Tutu lives long enough I expect that he'll go the way of Bert Thelen. It's already quite clear that he doesn't believe in hell. No one who did could possibly say what he did, and our Blessed Lord did say that our words reflect what's in our hearts.

A phobia is an irrational fear that is completely disproportionate to the actual danger. It's rational to be afraid of heights, for example, because falling from a great height can injure you or kill you. Someone with a phobia of heights will never travel by plane, even though he's much more statistically likely to die in a car crash than a plane crash. I'm sure there's a real homophobe somewhere in the world, that is someone who is so terrified of homosexuals that he is reduced to whimpering in the fetal position and unable to leave the house or watch TV.

Of course that's not what liberals actually mean when they use the word homophobe. They use it as an insult, and as a way to imply that people who find homosexual acts disgusting or who believe in traditional sexual morality are evil, insane, or self-hating homosexuals. I'm not a big fan of internet psychoanalysis, but this strikes me as being a little projection on the part of people who themselves have a lot of issues, one of which being an inability to reconcile themselves to the plain commandments of nature and nature's God.

I pray you repent sir. There are two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says "Thy will be done."

h/t: Vox and Zippy


  1. He isn't a Catholic bishop.Isn't he Episcopalean?

  2. If you look at his statements, Tutu compares just about everything he dislikes to apartheid. If he doesn't like a meal at a restaurant he probably compares the establishment to the apartheid regime.