Atheist blogs were jumping today in response to the Pope’s suggestion that we abstain from having sex with strangers. Imagine the stupidity! He actually thinks that remaining faithful to our spouses would help to halt the spread of HIV. He actually thinks, idiot that he is, that placing a piece of latex over one’s penis isn’t as safe as not having sex at all with an AID’s infected person. What a prude! Well, that’s religion for you. Always trying to wreck our fun.
There’s a song on the Country & Western stations right now called, “I Didn’t Even Know His Last Name.” It about the singer getting drunk and having oh so much fun. So she brought a brand new sexual partner home and ooops, she didn’t even get his last name. Hee, hee, hee. Isn’t that funny? Like having known his last name would make some kind of important difference. Well, that’s functional atheism for you. Making up right and wrong as you go along.
So - that’s the two prevailing philosophies of life for you regarding the spread of AIDs - a) Be responsible or, b)Roll the dice.
"No, no, no," say functional atheists. Wearing a condom is being responsible."
Imagine this, you wonderfully open-minded person; you who mocks the Pope’s suggestion and ridicules anyone who favours abstinence and fidelity in the war against HIV.
. You’ve met someone to whom you are powerfully physically attracted.
. To soothe any potential guilt that has been heaped upon you by religion, let’s say that you’re also powerfully emotionally attracted to this person as well. There, that makes it all better, doesn’t it?
. These feelings are obviously mutual
. Everything falls into place and the two of you are alone at your place
. As you’re about to close the bedroom door you find out that:
- This person has AID’s
- You have a condom
Now how open minded are you?
Now how stupid are those abstinence / fidelity only people?
What are you going to do?
Are you going to walk the walk or just talk the talk that you so self-righteously proclaim when voicing your contempt for religious people?
And if you won’t take the risk when you know what’s involved, why would you take the risk when you don’t know what’s involved?