catalenamara (catalenamara) wrote,
catalenamara
catalenamara

Why am I stupid enough to read the comments to news articles?

There's a controversy going on about the virtual version of the board game "Life". It seems (gasp!) that:

"Kids Game Promotes Same-Sex Marriages
"Concerned parent cries foul when she discovers the virtual version of the popular board game Life lets you go gay."

http://www.playsavvy.com/articles/features/should-the-game-of-life-ditch-two-mommies-/?icid=main|htmlws-main|dl5|link3|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.playsavvy.com%2Farticles%2Ffeatures%2Fshould-the-game-of-life-ditch-two-mommies-%2F

So why was I stupid enough to read a few of the comments to the article when I know it's going to make me mad?

Just once, I'd love it if a fundamentalist could explain to me what the Biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah has to do with two men living in a committed same-sex relationship? The Sodom and Gomorrah story describes a planned gang rape. Can't the fundamentalists tell the difference?

Don't get me started on Leviticus. If a fundamentalist uses Leviticus to condemn homosexuals, that person ought to be following the dietary laws to the letter. If they aren't, can we spell hypocrite?

Gah!
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