I'm with you, but here's a point you glossed and that we all often do. You say you're happy for gay people to live their lives. I think you'd allow that someone living as nonbinary isn't a huge issue? A problem with the LGBTQ... is that accepting "it" involves accepting all of those. And accepting means what here? If a person conceives of themselves as non-binary and decides they want to be a second grade teacher... Is that okay? Is it okay to explain their identity to the kids? Just which things are we normalizing? If a teacher is in a polygamous marriage, is that okay to discuss with the class?

We gloss this issue. We say, "gay is okay with me, you do you." But It never really stays separate.

Modern life is a many gendered thing, and we may never be the same again.

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Apr 29Liked by Theo Jordan

Sharing, sharing, sharing. Bravo.

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Nicely done. I am a "recovering" atheist, so I frame this quite differently, but the inversion of virtue and beauty is very much done on purpose. Without the religious/spiritual framework, it can be described as being practically good for the left for the reasons Orwell pointed out, or as Dalrymple pointed out "... I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or inform, but to humilate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better.When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity"

I'll shill for my writing on this topic here, which does touch on the spiritual but I think echoes your major points:


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