Not only is this conversion camp a real thing in Michigan, but parents are expected to PAY 200 dollars in order to send their kids somewhere to be told theyre not acceptable unless they are straight, cis, and faithful. Parents pay for their children to be told that they are broken and in need of healing. Simply because of who they are attracted to and they question their gender. Metro City Church is unbelievable. I can’t believe Conversion Therapy still exists.
To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom. The freedom to criticize ideas, any ideas – even if they are sincerely held beliefs – is one of the fundamental freedoms of society.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality of happiness, and by no means a necessity of life
Religions are Trojan horses which conceal profoundly strange psychopathy strains. There’s no other explanation for them. The sheer fear of death has been the main engine of religions for a very long time.