HAVE WE LOST OUR MINDS?
February 8, 2018 | By by Everett Piper
Pray that our nation will cling to righteous thoughts and actions.
“The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.” (Pr 12:5)
“Have we completely lost our minds? In a word: Yes.
Cosmopolitan Magazine has released its February issue, featuring the most recent transgender poster child Laverne Cox on its cover. There is so much wrong on this one page that it makes one’s head spin. . . .
This is little more than a placard for a culture — a cult — of deception and deceit; a snapshot of a people who have literally lost their mind.
When you dumb down the definition of the person to ‘being’ gay, lesbian, queer, or straight; to ‘being’ a homosexual, a transsexual or even heterosexual, you have just admitted you think those who have a given sexual appetite are actually defined by that desire. You are admitting you think ‘that’s just who they are’ and that their very identity is nothing more than the sum total of their libidinous inclinations. Is this not the ultimate insult to the human being?
If the march for human dignity and human freedom means anything, it means we are the imago Dei! We are not the imago dog. We are not defined by our bellies or our libidos. We are not animals but, rather, we are men and women who have freewill in our behaviors, sexual or otherwise. . . .
Glenn Stanton writes, ‘To identify people principally by their sexuality is to reduce people. … We should all reject this with great force. A person’s inherent and undeniable value is rooted in his membership in humanity, not his particularity, sexual or otherwise.’
‘Central to my thesis,’ says Daniel C. Mattson, ‘is that it is a mistake for anyone to say that he is … any sexual identity label currently in vogue today. I view these as graffiti painted on the side of the Holy of Holies, which deface human dignity and mock the image of God. …’
And Pope Francis declares, ‘It’s idolatry when a man or woman loses his or her ‘identity card’ as a child of God, and prefers to seek a god more to their own liking.’
Yes, we have lost our minds. Not only that, but we have lost our dignity and even our identity! In rejecting the obvious, we have most certainly exchanged the truth for a lie and sadly begun to worship the created rather than the Creator. In doing so, we have been given over to a reprobate mind and, thereby, can’t think our way out of a paper bag. . . .
Endnote: It never ceases to amaze me how those who wave the rainbow banner of ‘love trumps hate’ become so vitriolic and vengeful when presented with a logical, cogent argument challenging the vacuity of their own moral paradigm. . . .
But, I suppose if this particular column does nothing else, it will serve to expose the fact that those who pretend to be champions of inclusion are really those most quick to exclude anyone who dares to suggest the obvious: Their emperor has no clothes, and their god is naked.” (Excerpted from The Washington Times, commentary by Everett Piper.)