The Never Ending Story (of Tolerance)

Just yesterday I offered three cases dating from September 10 of how the militants are destroying our freedoms – all in the name of tolerance and diversity. Well, here it is a mere 24 hours later, and now I have three more cases, dating from September 11.

As I keep saying, such attacks on freedom, faith and family are now occurring by the hour. A website like this can barely keep up with all the latest cases. Every single day in the Western world we find more horrific cases of Christians and those who believe marriage is between a man and a woman losing their jobs, being fined, or even jailed.

When the activists claim that nothing will change when special rights are given to homosexuals, including marriage and adoption rights, they are lying through their teeth. They know full well that everything will change – and it sure is. Every day we see more ugly examples of how the militants are destroying freedom and democracy while setting up their pink totalitarianism.

So here then are three more clear examples of the “tolerance brigade” at work. Canada is often leading the way in this area, so our first example comes from there: “A Church of Christ minister who has been responsible for civic marriage ceremonies at Cambridge city hall for the past 15 years is facing the axe if she doesn’t agree to perform same-sex ‘marriages.’

“Rev. Jay Brown told LifeSiteNews that city council voted 8 to 1 Monday night on a motion, brought forward by Councillor Donna Reid, that Brown be forced to officiate at homosexual ‘marriages’ or they would issue a ‘request for proposal’ to find a replacement.

“Rev. Brown explained that as a minister of the Church of Christ she must follow the precepts of her church, which does not allow homosexual ‘marriage,’ but that she was always ready to accommodate same-sex couples by recommending a designated minister who would be happy to perform the ceremony.

“‘I have nothing against gay people, in fact a member of my family is gay,’ Brown said in an interview with LifeSiteNews, ‘but I represent my church, which does not allow same-sex marriage. My church won’t allow me to. I haven’t had to make that decision,” she said, adding that in the years since homosexual ‘marriage’ was legalized in Canada she has been asked only a few times to perform same-sex ‘marriages’.”

So nothing’s gonna change huh? My next example comes from the US: “The national agency which grants accreditation to social work courses is questioning Franciscan University of Steubenville over a course which lists homosexuality as a deviant behavior.  Attention was drawn to the course by a group of Franciscan University alumni, identifying themselves as ‘Franciscan Gay Alumni & Allies’, who are demanding publicly that the university ‘revise its course descriptions and to stop contributing the culture of hate and ignorance.’

“The course is called ‘Deviant Behavior’ and the part of the course description in question states, ‘The behaviors that are primarily examined are murder, rape, robbery, prostitution, homosexuality, mental illness, and drug use.’

“In the press release issued by ‘Franciscan Gay Alumni & Allies’ and published by the Daily Kos, further accusations and demands are made, based solely on the ‘Deviant Behavior’ course description. Among them are the group’s accusation that students are ‘being taught ideological falsehoods in the classroom,’ and that the classification of homosexuality as a deviant behavior ‘feed(s) cultural biases and promote hatred for lesbian and gay individuals.’ The group goes on to make a broad demand that the university ‘revise its course descriptions,’ ‘stop contributing the culture of hate and ignorance,’ and ‘conduct an audit of its entire curriculum and remove any information being taught on this subject that is outdated and not substantiated by sound scientific fact’.”

Yep, more tolerance and diversity, with the state coming along demanding that a religious school must act and think only in accord with the dictates of political correctness and the homosexual agenda. And you used to think that universities were a place of openness and diversity!

The third example is another one of those “we told you so” cases. We have long warned that when marriage is redefined out of existence by the homosexual activists, then anything goes. And that sure is the case. Incest is next on the table: “hey, don’t discriminate against my love!”

Michael Brown explains: “If all human beings should have the right to marry (or simply be with) the one they love, as proponents of same-sex marriage constantly tell us, then why shouldn’t adult, incestuous couples enjoy that same ‘right’? Hollywood director Nick Cassavetes is the latest to say, ‘Why not?’, and I for one am not in the least bit surprised. Simply stated, with the public endorsement of same-sex relationships, the endorsement (or at least acceptance) of consensual, adult, incestuous relationships is the next step.”

He goes on to list a number of examples of how our elites and academics are pushing for incest rights. He then concludes: “Perhaps they could say, ‘My genes made me do it!’ In light of the above, which could be multiplied almost ad infinitum (and ad nauseam), Nick Cassavetes’ comments shouldn’t be so shocking: ‘I’m not saying this is an absolute but in a way, if you’re not having kids – who gives a d-mn? Love who you want. Isn’t that what we say? Gay marriage – love who you want? If it’s your brother or sister it’s super-weird, but if you look at it, you’re not hurting anybody except every single person who freaks out because you’re in love with one another.’ Yes, isn’t that what ‘we say’ these days?

“Promoting his new movie ‘Yellow,’ which features an adult incestuous relationship, he said, ‘We had heard a few stories where brothers and sisters were completely, absolutely in love with one another. You know what? This whole movie is about judgment, and lack of it, and doing what you want.’ Exactly. Who are you to judge?

“A gay man and his partner once asked me, ‘But how can you say our relationship is wrong? We’re not hurting anyone and there is no victim.’ I asked them, ‘Would you approve of two adult gay brothers having a relationship?’ They both replied, ‘But that is so wrong!’ Yet when I pressed them further, they could not say why their relationship was fine but that of two consenting brothers was not. So, what’s it going to be? Do we hold the line on marriage as the union of a man and woman only, or do we eventually open the door to incest too?”

Yep, and who said there is no such thing as a slippery slope. When we seek to redefine the core meaning of marriage, we simply gut it of its very nature, meaning and purpose. And the activists expect and demand that we go along with this demolition job, promoting it, encouraging it, and advancing it.

This my friends is the real nature of homosexual “tolerance”. The activists do not tolerate us, they hate us and are bent on destroying us and our institutions. We are in a war, and one side will prevail. If you care about your children and grandchildren, at the very least, then you need to be aware of this war and you need to be taking a stand before it is too late.

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13 Replies to “The Never Ending Story (of Tolerance)”

  1. When did you first wise up to the homosexual agenda, Bill? And what was it that made you decide you were going to fight it in the first place?

    Nicholas Blanchard

  2. Thanks Nicholas

    Of course this is a fight that they started, so we have had to respond to protect faith, freedom and family from their attacks. The militant homosexual agenda began in the 60s, along with the other parts of the cultural revolution. So anyone watching this could see how radical and militant they were becoming. So for at least 30 years now I have watched as their stridency and militancy and fascist tendencies have increased. I cannot sit back and just watch as they seek to destroy everything I and millions of others care about o deeply.

    Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch

  3. My understanding of the Australian Marriage Act is that it specifies:
    – there can be two parties to a marriage
    – they must both be persons
    – one must be male and one female
    – they must not already be married
    – they must not be closely related by blood
    – they must be above legal age (conditions apply)
    – is there a clause about citizenship?
    – (have I missed anything?)
    Each one of these conditions is or soon will be under attack. The Same-Sex approach is only one part of a massive attack.

    John Bennett

  4. Dear Bill,

    Thank you for your article. I don’t know if you watched Q and A the other day but Archbishop Peter Jenson was thrown to the lions and valiantly tried to defend traditional marriage, Our Dear Lord Jesus Christ and Christianity and the comments of Jim Wallace from the Christian lobby about the unhealthiness of the homosexual lifestyle.

    The reaction was not unexpected and the hatred and vitriol directed at the Archbishop was tangible. It emanated both from one particular member of the panel and a hostile audience but the Archbishop faced it bravely and calmly. He kept a cool demeanour and emphasised the essential message of Christianity whilst appealing for what Jim Wallace had said to be honestly debated something which is never going to happen I am afraid because as you say the homosexual lobby hates us and wants to destroy us.

    This particular member of the panel kept going on about ‘tolerance” and the “intolerance of Christians” whilst showing everyone with eyes to see that it was she who was guilty of intolerance towards Christians. It was quite weird and she gave her true feelings towards Christians away completely.

    We must all hope and pray that people of good will who are not Christians will see through this hatred they have for us eventually.

    One thing is certain, Satan who controls them sees gay marriage as the ultimate victory over Our Dear Lord Jesus and His followers but as it says He will never leave us orphans. He is ultimately in charge.

    Patricia Halligan

  5. The definition of to tolerate means to forebear, suffer, put up with and allow within certain limits. In engineering it is vital to know what these tolerance levels are, especially if one is building a bridge. But the “useful, or should we now say, the dangerous BIG-idi-OTS positive have changed the word to mean that we positively celebrate and embrace evil.

    How soon before we are all hauled before Stonewellian courts to confess latent intolerance of evil deep within the inner recesses of our hearts?

    The trick will be not to eliminate us by ” firing squad” but to get us to condemn and liquidate ourselves if we find even the slightest feelings of disapproval and lack of affirmation (hatred) within our hearts of homosexuality.

    Invite your own oppression

    David Skinner, UK

  6. It’s crazy how this whole homosexual thing has taken off since 1960. It beggars belief the numbers. Why would anyone choose this Godless and offensive lifestyle? I simply don’t see what they see in it.
    Nicholas Blanchard

  7. Thanks Nicholas

    That goes for all of us – why do we choose to be selfish sinful sleazeballs? We live in a fallen world, we are all born with a sinful nature, and there is a real force of spiritual darkness at work to deceive us all. So we delight in evil and rejecting God. That is why sinners (all of us) exist and exult in their sin. That is why Christ came, to set us free from our prisons of sin and self.

    Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch

  8. The meaning of the word tolerance in the Dutch language, is VERDRAAGZAAM. This word has a lot of the meaning of limits David Skinner (above) speaks about. Engineers allow for a Margin of error. I am afraid there are no such margins allowed by the militant homosexual lobbyists. This was very clear in the Q@A debate on Monday night. It was all ram, ram down every one’s throat. I don’t wish to give that particular person any more coverage, she has had enough to expound her views. I Just admire Peter Jenson for his courageous stand and witness despite seemingly all odd being against him.
    Bill Heggers, Perth

  9. There is a good letter in today’s Sydney Morning Herald by a former practising homosexual. Some people will hate to read it and for that reason they will say he is full of hate, but the opposite is obviously the case.
    David Morrison

  10. Yes well done to Haydn:

    Jensen spoke words of love not homophobia

    I am a pastoral worker for Liberty Christian Ministries. I once identified as a gay man and lived actively as one for about five years. In that time I went to Anglican churches where Dr Peter Jensen was the archbishop, and I was frequently warned against living in sin. Though I resisted hearing that at times it never once made me feel suicidal or depressed: rather, I felt loved and safe (Letters, September 12).

    I knew living as a homosexual was wrong even independently of what the Bible said because I had to have regular health checks to ensure I hadn’t picked up hepatitis, AIDS, or blood toxicity from the things I was doing. That is what the gay life involves – risky sex that puts life on the line. It diminishes life quality and life expectancy.

    Health research bears out the reality of the risks of gay sexual practice. The 2010 national STD conference run by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the US produced evidence that the rate of new HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men is more than 44 times that of other men and that the rate of syphilis among this population is more than 46 times that of other men.

    Peter Jensen’s words on Q&A were reasoned, reasonable and said in love because he wants, as I do, people to have freedom in Christ and live life to the full now. That’s not homophobic, that’s love.

    Haydn Sennitt East Balmain

    Of course they had to have 2 pro-homosexual letters in as well.

    Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch

  11. What a mess we are in as the plain meaning of words such as tolerance, love one another, marriage etc are effectively redefined by mostly illogical mud-slanging usage.

    Archbishop Jenson was fabulous. Deveny showed her true colours. Hopefully as a result, many viewers became better aware of the clear distinctions expressed both in word and demenour.

    True marriage does not depend on Hollywood’s optional love – it depends on a commitment for life to mutual love with respect. it is usually expressed sexually, whereas the homosexuals and their supporters can usually only manage love and respect while their egos are being satisfied. After their egos have become jaded, any commitment they may have had evaporates and separation occurs.

    I hope Archbishop Jenson gets the chance on subsequent Q & A’s or on other platforms, to clarify some of these issues and to engage more deeply with others who genuinely wish to debate to improve their own understanding of our society and how the one true God has made it for us to benefit from the experience of living a fulfilling life.

    Brian Tideman

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