Rod Dreher on the Law of Merited Impossibility

Rod Dreher on the Law of Merited Impossibility March 31, 2015

The Law Of Merited Impossibility is an epistemological construct governing the paradoxical way overclass opinion makers frame the discourse about the clash between religious liberty and gay civil rights. It is best summed up by the phrase, “It’s a complete absurdity to believe that Christians will suffer a single thing from the expansion of gay rights, and boy, do they deserve what they’re going to get.”

Yup.

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  • wlinden

    Yep. Like I wasn’t beaten up by “anti-war protesters”, and I deserved it.

  • Athelstane

    I think Rod’s new law ranks right up there with Johnson’s First law of Episcopal Thermodynamics and Neuhaus’s Law for sheer memorability – and validity.