Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Brutally Honest: "Pure sophistry is pitted against reason. Reason is losing."

Brutally Honest: "Pure sophistry is pitted against reason. Reason is losing."

The atmosphere at these events (I’ve also testified elsewhere) seems tinged with unreality—almost a carnival-like surrealism. Natural law, tradition, religion, intellectual curiosity, and free inquiry no longer play a role in deliberations. Same-sex marriage legislation is defended solely on grounds of moral relativism and emotions. Pure sophistry is pitted against reason. Reason is losing.