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  • Philip

    Everyone lives in a closet! Show me a person who “doesn’t have something to hide”, and I’ll show you a liar. This includes myself and the author.! The only question is, does everyone need to spill their guts to the lowest common denominator? Even Jesus had to wipe His ass. Not a conversation I’d like to participate in,
    There’s something called decorum and understanding of the human experience that the author did point out.
    Society today, with Facebook, tweeting, blogging, and hashtags has become a neurosis of a 3 year old spouting out to the family gathering that he has a penis & does everyone want to see it? The idea that we have to unburden onto society our fears to justify ourselves borders on victimhood.
    When I’m involved with people who are not like-minded, I do not type a list of differences to hand them. Believe me, I have many differences. I let them slowly deal with who I am and if they don’t like it, ask me if I give a rat’s ass.
    Like the young man who was kind, caring, and forgiving, those are the qualities that count. Those should be the ONLY criteria we should be judged on. Even Jesus loved men and women with His whole heart, His whole mind, and His whole body. It is not a sin for a man to love another man, or a woman to love another woman.
    This was told to me by a Catholic priest, a good friend. He did emphasize though, that I shouldn’t randomly attempt to take all their clothes off, whether in private or public places. Dammit – I can’t come out of the closet!