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Religion, Homosexuality, and the Truth Behind Hate

Nothing ruins a sunny Sunday afternoon like a hypocritical hate group claiming to be Christian and corrupting the next generation of children.

When it comes to religion, I feel like choice is an important concept. You can choose to believe whatever you want to believe. It’s in our Constitution, and it’s one of our shared societal beliefs. Although I am not the most knowledgeable regarding religion, I can see that it has several advantages –  it can bring you closer to others, it can give you strength in times of crisis or prosperity, and it can help you find deeper meaning in life or self-actualize.

At this moment in time, I am an agnostic atheist. I don’t really believe in a higher power because in my lifetime, I have not seen enough evidence. God has not convinced me yet. Similar to Abraham Lincoln, I believe something similar to “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That is my religion.”

But I will still let you choose. Continue reading


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Of Sexuality and Boy Scouts

Sometimes, stress is not the result of roaring crises and large catastrophes, but an accumulation of stinging, pinpoint-like problems. Basically, I’ve had a bad week, filled with unrelenting homework assignments and college apps and family drama – but none of it is worth complaining about, so instead, I will sublimate my emotions by writing a rant-like blog post!

I understand that the Boy Scouts of America have won, in court, the right to exclude openly homosexual individuals from their ranks. Supposedly this is because it is a private organization. This post isn’t a persuasive piece on why what the BSA is doing is illegal; rather, it is a rant an attempt to prove why it should be. Continue reading


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