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US radio host and GOP guest: Gay ‘lifestyle’ should be treated like drug addiction and alcoholism

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  1. Perhaps there’s a cure for being a raving homophobe? Could we urge people to “speak up” against the “choice” of living the homophobic “lifestyle”? It is damaging to allow loved ones to be a homophobe without opposing it! etc etc. These people need to eat fish or something to get a few IQ points!

  2. If Agema and Perkins expect us to buy into their faux concern and bogus 12 step programmes, I might just play along with their alcoholic analogy and tell them to ‘feck off’ before punching them hard in the face.

  3. “more people opposed to gay rights were now speaking out.”

    Getting desperate more like.

  4. I sincerely wish these men all the ill wishes in the world. I just don’t have the energy, or the inclination, to attempt to contradict their “love” for me.

  5. I’d just like to point out that according to these two geniuses, gay people are richer and smarter than straight people.

    And they want parents to _stop_ their children being gay…

    Which is it? Are gay people unhealthy drug-taking sex addicts, or powerful, wealthy and well-educated elites?

    Could you please pick one ridiculous stereotype at a time? It’s hard to argue with you when you’re doing such a good job of contradicting yourselves.

    1. Don’t you see? Intelligence is an illness just like drug or alcohol addiction.
      Agema and Perkins can cure you of it if you talk to them for prolonged periods whilst suspending all your critical faculties.

      1. Sure didn’t Dick (sic) Santorum call Obama a “snob”, an “elitist” and “out of touch” because he had the audacity to wish for all Americans to have the chance to attend university/college? These repugnant right-wingers are afraid of education because it is their enemy.

      2. And apparently religious fundamentalism is the cure for this disease. Just like in the Middle Ages and in Antiquity quicksilver and lead were medicines for everything, from ingrown nail and tooth decay to the elixir of life.

  6. So if you really love someone, if you really were concerned about someone, if you saw your friend for example suffering from religion would you just stand quietly by and watch it happen? Or would you speak up and say hey I want to help you.

    Religion is bad for your mental health, give it up now.

  7. “because gay people on average have more disposable income and a higher level of education”

    The clue is in that statement Mr. Thicko, we have a higher level of education than you. What does that tell you about who may be wrong here?

  8. “I could not agree with you more. I think probably the most profound display of hate would be silence in the face of people making choices that are personally destructive and harmful to the society as well.”

    They start helping islamic suicide bombers next? Or maybe they don’t have the guts?

  9. “Study after study after study talks about all the diseases you get, how it gets you into drugs, gets you into all these other things you don’t want to be in.”
    Because heterosexual people can’t catch STDs, they don’t take drugs and end up being involved in “things” they don’t want to be in.

    How they can compare watching a loved one dying from alcoholism to be gay is utterly pathetic.

    They really have no argument in their cause!

  10. Wouldn’t it make more sense to treat the addiction to religion like addiction to drugs and alcohol? They share so many of the same symptoms, behaviour patterns and harmful effects.

    1. Ever wondered what turns men like this towards the ‘crutch’ of religion? “Show me a homophobe; I’ll show you a close case”. I used to think people like this held sincere views and that they believed the religious hatred they came out with. But, in my experience, it is ‘self-loathing’ which makes men (in particular) homophobic. They have inner ‘issues’ and the way to rid themselves of those ‘issues’ is to project their self-loathing outwardly. Look at all those anti-gay preachers who’ve been caught with male prostitutes or in gay relationships? These instances of blatant hypocrisy are NOT co-incidental. People who are comfortable with their sexuality are NOT homophobic. Closet cases will use any means – especially the bible – to justify their homophobia. But, ultimately, this is about SELF-HATRED.

  11. YAWN!!!

  12. Robert in S. Kensington 11 Apr 2013, 8:02pm

    They should give up their lifestyle choice of religious addiction and believe me, it is an addiction. It isn’t natural since nobody is born that way. It is acquired by either indoctrination or choice. All learned behaviour People believing in invisible things they can’t touch, hear, see or feel are mentally ill.

    1. It’s not an addiction. I feel sorry for people who are addicted to harmful substances but I don’t really give two shits for people who CHOOSE to believe in harmful religious doctrines. Even when religion is a result of indoctrination it’s still not an addiction.

      Don’t give these people the means to excuse themselves and their inhumane behaviour.

      It’s not a mental illness either, that’s just crude rhetoric, which isn’t that helpful for people who are mentally ill and deserve actual sympathy.

      It is true however, that the religious have form for preying on the mentally ill and those with actual addictions.

      Some of these rabid, religious, homophobes probably are mentally ill, but if you take away the religion they’re still going to be mentally ill, although perhaps not homophobic. They’ll most likely be paranoid about someone/something else instead.

  13. Jen Marcus 11 Apr 2013, 9:50pm

    I am so tired of hearing that lame argument that we have some kind of mental illness, or that this “is a choice of a life style.” These people are the ones that need psychiatric intervention and rehabilitation for their addiction to religion ,or because of their mental illness for “choosing” a religion in the first place ” to relieve their existential angst.

  14. Barking. Totally, gibbering, barking mad.

  15. OK, so you stop first.

  16. I wonder if there’s a cure for ‘religious belief?’ I hope so because these delusional tossers are really beginning to piss me off.

  17. *YAWN* These people really are tiresome and are sounding like a stuck, long playing record!

  18. Might as well face it. Might as well face it I’m addicted to love! Love isn’t an addiction like alcoholism or drug abuse. Love is a natural emotion and state of being, and state of happiness and caring for another person so great that it can overcome addictions to alcohol or drugs. Moral and religious bigotry are addictions.

  19. ….. O_o ………….

    ….

    ……….

    What?

  20. I just can’t even process this one, it makes no sense whatsoever…

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