Tag Archives: gay rights

The Law of Merited Impossibility

Blogger Rod Dreher formulated the Law of Merited Impossibility: The Law Of Merited Impossibility is an epistemological construct governing the paradoxical way overclass opinion makers frame the discourse about the clash between religious liberty and gay civil rights. It is best summed up by the phrase, “It’s a complete absurdity to believe that Christians will suffer […]

More on Phil Robertson and the Gays

A friend recently shared this article on facebook. There is allot of good stuff in this article, and in some ways it is clarifying, but it starts out with an unforgivable vagueness: Q: If I don’t agree with homosexuality, but don’t wish homosexuals to be put to death, does that make me a bigot? A: […]

Phil Robertson and the Perpetual Outrage Machine

A few months ago I wrote a post pointing out a similarity between Phil Robertson’s philosophy of life and Aristotle’s ethics: both are based on the notion that human beings are meant to be happy. Unabashed happiness is, I think, the reason for the success of Duck Dynasty. Now Mr Robertson, an Evangelical Christian (really something […]