When Vice Becomes Virtue
I have said it often before, but it is worth saying again. The law can do one of three things when it comes to various activities, behaviours and lifestyles. It can prohibit, or it can permit, or it can promote. Often we find the law moving through these three, in that order.
What was once considered to be wrong and immoral and was therefore prohibited eventually becomes accepted and permitted. But eventually it is not just acceptance, but active promotion and celebration of what was once considered to be out of bounds. Thus we move full circle, and vice becomes virtue.
And it works in reverse as well: virtue becomes vice. Those who still seek to uphold moral values are denigrated, mocked, vilified and treated as pariah. The promotion of virtue is seen as a vice. So we have complete moral inversion taking place.
It is just as the prophet Isaiah warned about two and a half millennia ago: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter” (5:20). That is exactly what we are seeing unfold today. It is a chilling situation indeed.
I document this perversion of values and this erosion of morality all the time here. I just came upon another example of this which is a real shocker. It seems that the enlightened city of Sydney now has a museum devoted to the glories of homosexuality – at least a temporary one. But they are hoping to turn it into a permanent fixture to commemorate and celebrate this high-risk lifestyle.
Just imagine if the city of Sydney, complete with full tax-payer funding, set up a museum to extol other lifestyles like this? What about a tobacco and smoking museum, celebrating this lifestyle? Why do I suspect that the government would have nothing to do with this, but in fact take active steps to prevent it from even happening?
Both are high risk and dangerous lifestyles, yet the state has done a complete reversal here. When it comes to tobacco, it has moved from permission to prohibition, in many respects. Yet the other lifestyle has been shifted all the way to active promotion. It is encouraged, glorified and given hero status.
But let me cite the article about this: “A museum dedicated to Sydney’s gay and lesbian history is as important as institutions that preserve Jewish history and Australia’s military past, says a leading broadcaster and gay rights activist. ‘I’d compare it to the Australian War Memorial,’ said Julie McCrossin. ‘It would deepen personal relationships and community understanding.’
“Ms McCrossin campaigned for gay rights in the 1970s and said: ‘My memory of that time was you had an illness, it was against God’s will and it was unlawful for men and, by implication, for women.’ She was speaking before the opening on Tuesday of a temporary exhibition charting the history of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras from its origins in 1978.”
It continues, “The exhibition, in Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, will be opened by the lord mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, and features a documentary about the mardi gras’s origins as well as photos and parade costumes. The Schwules Museum in Berlin and the GLBT Historical Society Museum in San Francisco are considered the only two permanent gay and lesbian museums in the world.
“David Wilson, a director of Sydney Mardi Gras, leads a committee that is planning the museum and has identified the T2 Building at Taylor Square as a potential site. Cr Moore said she supported the idea of commemorating the history of the gay and lesbian community. ‘The temporary museum being provided by the city during mardi gras will help gauge public support for a permanent museum,’ she said.”
This is utterly mind-boggling stuff. So our boys went overseas and shed their blood so we can openly promote and celebrate sodomy? That is why they suffered and died? The total upheaval of all morality and sanity is now complete it seems, at least in places like Sydney.
So what will our ruling elites next dream of? Will all Australians have to salute the rainbow flag each morning, and pledge allegiance to the new religion of homosexualism? Will they have to swear to support this activist agenda to the max, or risk being deported from the country, or rounded up and herded into concentration camps for re-education?
This is exactly where all this seems to be heading. Whenever governments start promoting something by giving special rights to activist groups, then it will demand that everyone else fall in line – or else. If they all do not bow to the new homosexual ideology, there will be consequences.
In fact, this is happening already, as I have documented time and time again here. Anyone who dares to resist the activist agenda of the gaystapo and their state supporters will face the music. And they are; all in the name of tolerance of course.
This museum will claim to be one big celebration of “diversity,” “acceptance” and “tolerance”. Yet this tolerance is all just one-way traffic. All opposition will be dealt with. Indeed, I urge all of you to click on the link below and look carefully at the photos included in the article.
One is especially telling: there we have three homosexual activists laughing and having a good old time as they display a painting of Christian politician Fred Nile. And how is he depicted? His decapitated head is on a platter, displayed much like John the Baptist’s was. And they think this is so funny.
And oh so very tolerant as well. You gotta love how all this acceptance, diversity and tolerance oozes out of these guys. Just imagine if some conservative or Christian painted a similar picture, with the chopped off head of McCrossin, or Bob Brown, or Penny Wong, or Michael Kirby.
All hell would break loose. The MSM would be all over this with front page coverage. Every radio and TV news show would cover this as a lead story. Demands for apologies and immediate destruction of such art would be heard from all quarters.
The Prime Minister would utterly condemn this, as would the Opposition leader. It would be the subject of talk-back radio, current affairs shows, and the blogosphere for days on end. Yet the militant homosexual activists get away with the very same thing, and we don’t hear a peep out of anyone.
Thus I have to cover this here, since hardly anyone else seems interested. Our media and ruling elites are just as despicable and guilty as those doing all this ugly vilification. Indeed, where are all the supporters of vilification legislation when you need them?
Why are they not shouting and jumping up and down about this, urging the artists and the museum operators be taken to court to face charges of inciting to violence, of offensive behaviour, of gross vilification? Oh yeah, I forget: these laws are meant to be all one-way traffic.
These laws only apply to those criticising the homosexual activists. Christians and conservatives are the real target of these laws, while the other side can get away with murder here, and nobody utters a peep or gives a rip.
Welcome to the brave new world of homosexual hegemony and intolerance. We have moved from prohibition to permission to promotion. And we have not yet even begun to see how much worse it will get for all those who will not embrace this social revolution and moral freefall.
But do not say you have not been warned.