Individuals can, after all, reside their lives with slavish devotion to biblical ideas, nevertheless it’s actually fucking onerous to do. One man did it as soon as, and it was such a unprecedented train he wrote a book about it.
However for some purpose, the individuals who clutch their pearls over homosexual intercourse and gender fluidity by no means appear postpone by tattoos (Leviticus 19:28), treating immigrants extra harshly than they deal with the native born (Leviticus 19:33-34), or providing their youngsters as a sacrifice to Molech (Leviticus 20:2).
However, yeah, something that diverts from the standard “one man, three wives, and one unnervingly acquainted relationship with one’s oldest daughter” is mechanically seen as suspect.
And so that you get nonsense like the next, from Florida Rep. Greg Steube.
Throughout Thursday’s debate on the Equality Act, which seeks to prohibit discrimination towards Individuals based mostly on their sexual orientation and gender identification, Steube learn a passage from the Bible to assist his deeply bigoted notion that God is by some means postpone by transgender folks.
Transcript, through Raw Story:
“A girl should not put on males’s clothes nor a person put on ladies’s clothes, for the Lord your God detests anybody who does this,” he learn aloud.
“Now, this verse is not involved about clothes kinds, however with folks figuring out their very own sexual identities,” he stated. “It is not clothes or private type that offends God, however slightly the usage of one’s look to behave out or tackle a sexual identification completely different from the one biologically assigned by God at start.”
“When males or ladies declare to have the ability to select their very own sexual identification, they’re making a press release that God didn’t know what he was doing when he created them,” he continued, later including that “when a nation’s legal guidelines not replicate the requirements of God, that nation is in rise up towards him and can inevitably bear the results.
Notably, Steube gave the impression to be carrying clothes to cover his nakedness whereas he learn his speech, and he evidently trims his beard. Possibly he even bleaches his asshole. Who is aware of? (Although with guys like this, it’s typically tough to find out the place the literal asshole ends and the remainder of him begins. I imply, Steube seems to be like 99.44% pure asshole to me.)
Suppose God didn’t know what he was doing when he made you bare and commanded your beard to develop lengthy, Greg? You actually suppose higher than God?
Extra importantly, although, we’re not a theocracy. You possibly can consider what you need, Greg. That’s effective with me. However the second you try some bullshit alchemy meant to remodel that subjective perception into regulation, you’re gonna get an argument. An enormous one.
Anyway, right here’s the dominionist dipshit in his personal phrases:
Attention-grabbing that Greg’s “interpretation” seeks to absolve ladies who put on pants. As a result of my studying of that scripture passage is that God needs all ladies to put on poodle skirts and all males to rock Zubaz. Always.
However then what do I do know? I’m only a filthy agnostic.
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