Folks can, in fact, reside their lives with slavish devotion to biblical rules, however it’s actually fucking onerous to do. One man did it as soon as, and it was such a rare 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 delay by tattoos (Leviticus 19:28), treating immigrants extra harshly than they deal with the native born (Leviticus 19:33-34), or providing their kids as a sacrifice to Molech (Leviticus 20:2).
However, yeah, something that diverts from the normal “one man, three wives, and one unnervingly acquainted relationship with one’s oldest daughter” is mechanically considered 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 People based mostly on their sexual orientation and gender id, Steube learn a passage from the Bible to assist his deeply bigoted notion that God is one way or the other delay by transgender folks.
Transcript, through Raw Story:
“A girl should not put on males’s clothes nor a person put on girls’s clothes, for the Lord your God detests anybody who does this,” he learn aloud.
“Now, this verse is not involved about clothes types, however with folks figuring out their very own sexual identities,” he mentioned. “It isn’t clothes or private type that offends God, however relatively using one’s look to behave out or tackle a sexual id completely different from the one biologically assigned by God at delivery.”
“When males or girls declare to have the ability to select their very own sexual id, 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 insurrection towards him and can inevitably bear the implications.
Notably, Steube seemed to be sporting clothes to cover his nakedness whereas he learn his speech, and he evidently trims his beard. Perhaps he even bleaches his asshole. Who is aware of? (Although with guys like this, it’s typically troublesome 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 you recognize higher than God?
Extra importantly, although, we aren’t a theocracy. You may consider what you need, Greg. That’s high-quality with me. However the second you try some bullshit alchemy meant to rework that subjective perception into regulation, you’re gonna get an argument. A giant one.
Anyway, right here’s the dominionist dipshit in his personal phrases:
Fascinating that Greg’s “interpretation” seeks to absolve girls who put on pants. As a result of my studying of that scripture passage is that God needs all girls 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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