The true believer in the Revolution resents the fact that human beings are bodily beings. To be precise: homo sapiens are members of the Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Order Mammalia. We are animals, (not plants) with a backbone, (the literal, not metaphorical backbone) whose “young are nourished with milk secreted through mammary glands.”
What does Pat Pansexual think of all this? Pat is a symbolic representation of the Revolution, an androgynous lover of all things sexual, but unable to make up his/her mind whether he/she is male or female. He/she has a few problems with this basic definition.
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“Wait, back up a minute: where do these “young,” these baby humans come from?”
Well, Pat, they come from the fertilization of an egg, from the female of the species, by a sperm, from the male of the species.
“What do you mean “male” and “female?” You mean, I can’t have “young” all by myself? I need someone else’s participation? Having a baby is one of the most important things in my life. In the interests of personal liberty, I deny that I need anyone for anything.”
See what I mean? She/he is having a hissy fit over his/her bodily need for another person to be involved, somehow, in fulfilling his/her reproductive plans.
So, back to this “mammal” business: I have some sad news for Pat. Not all human beings have these “mammary glands,” suitable for nursing the young. Only the females of mammalian species do.
“Wait: you mean to tell me that not all humans are the same!?! We can’t have that. In the interests of gender equality, I deny that men and women have any significant differences.”
There he/she goes again.
The gendered nature of the body is under attack, Left and Right. Literally. We can find people like Pat Pansexual among the Hedonist Right, as well as the Lifestyle Left.
The Hedonist Right resents the fact that we need someone else for something so significant as parenthood. The Lifestyle Left resents the fact that men and women are different in this most important area of reproduction, which has repercussions for our experiences as sexual beings, as parents, as friends, lovers, workers, investors and many other areas of human life.
Left and Right alike resent the limitations of the human body. Left and Right feel entitled to engage in unlimited sexual activity without a live baby resulting. Left and Right alike believe that overcoming these limitations of the human body is a high moral imperative. Left and Right agree that we can use technology any way we please to transgress the limits of the body.
Just one small problem: Sex actually does make babies. Men and women actually are different.
This is why the Sexual Revolution needs the state. These false premises cannot stand on their own. They must be continually propped up and supported. The ideology needs government coercion, media propaganda, economic restructuring and educational indoctrination to break the connection between sex and babies in the social order and in people’s minds.
Ditto for convincing people that men and women are interchangeable. Or that gender is nothing but a social construct that we can reconstruct at will. If you can convince people that Bruce Jenner is a woman, you can convince them that black is white and two plus two equals five. More to the point, you can convince them that freedom is slavery and slavery is freedom.
This is why the Sexual Revolution has proven to be a totalitarian movement, even while it promised fun and freedom. Its promises are empty and impossible. Its premises are brutal and false.
And what exactly does religion have to do with it? Those who are imbued with the Judeo-Christian ethos are immune from this craziness. Our Bible tells us quite clearly. “In his image, He created them. Male and female, He created them.” (Genesis 1:27)
Different, by the design of God, equally in His image. That is why the totalitarian Sexual State considers us its enemies.
Jennifer Roback Morse Ph.D. is Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, a global non-profit organization, dedicated to creating a Christ-like solution to family breakdown. Visit at Ruth Institute or on Facebook.
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