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An amalgamation of content: the aim not to politicise, but exercise. I'll think aloud about politics, technology, current news, as well as being a gay boy and what that really entails.

Sunday, September 05, 2004

The Pope says today..

That gays are a threaten the survival of society:

"The institution of marriage necessarily entails the complementarity of husbands and wives who participate in God's creative activity through the raising of children," said the pontiff, according to the text of the speech released by the Vatican.

"Spouses thereby ensure the survival of society and culture, and rightly deserve specific and categorical legal recognition by the State.

"Any attempts to change the meaning of the word 'spouse' contradict right reason: legal guarantees, analogous to those granted to marriage, cannot be applied to unions between persons of the same sex without creating a false understanding of the nature of marriage."

Isn't the whole idea of marriage supposed to embody commitment and love? Because one is of the same sex doesn't mean taht the institution is degraded - the fact that gays and lesbians want to marry shows that they understand the principles behind the institution and value what they stand for - shown by the determination to obtain these benefits. It makes me cringe, how people don't understand, or wish to...


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