A couple of days ago, New York State Senator Andrew Lanza voiced his outrage against an animated billboard put up by American Atheists in Times Square:
After NY State Senator Boycotts Times Square Due to Atheist Group’s Billboard, They Buy One Right in His District
Wait But Why offers a crudely-drawn-yet-still-awesome history of evolution, taking us back through time:
I don’t know what to tell you. This is a part of your lineage.
I want you to pause and just ponder for a second that I’m not inventing silly shit here — if you take your father, and your father’s father, and do that 435,000,000 times, you’ll end up at a jellyfish. Evolution is boggling.
“It seems like, to me, a vagina — as a man — would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.”
“Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and that woman and those men,” he says. Then he paraphrases Corinthians: “Don’t be deceived. Neither the adulterers, the idolaters, the male prostitutes, the homosexual offenders, the greedy, the drunkards, the slanderers, the swindlers — they won’t inherit the kingdom of God. Don’t deceive yourself. It’s not right.”
Yep, homosexuality is the same as bestiality and prostitution and adultery and intoxication and greed.
Of course, the right-wingers are screaming that the reaction from A&E (and everyone else) is some violation of free speech: