Sunday, July 19, 2009

Taking the Bible Literally

People who speak out against homosexuality often justify it because the Bible says it is wrong, even worthy of death. But they tend to ignore other parts of the Bible that don't interest them as much. Lots of people have pointed this out, and there have been some good speeches that ask about those parts they ignore, little things like being pro-slavery. Julian Bond did it in his speech on gay rights that I posted once upon a time. Here's a clip from the TV show the West Wing where President Bartlett does it to a radio talk show host modeled on Dr. Laura Schlesinger:

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