Dan Savage Stands By 'Bullsh**' Bible Rant
Sex columnist sparks walk-out by Christians at journalism convention
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Apr 30, 2012 2:19 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Dan Savage apologized yesterday for referring to Christians who walked out on his speech as "pansy ass," but stood by the Bible-bashing comments that sparked the walkout to begin with. "We can learn to ignore the bullshit in the Bible about gay people," Savage said during a keynote at the National High School Journalism Convention, according to Gawker. He described the Bible as a "radically pro-slavery document," that was chock full of passages that modern readers ignore. When students walked out Savage said, "It's funny to someone who is on the receiving end of beatings that are justified by the Bible how pansy-ass people react when you push back."

Savage's speech was about the bullying homosexuals face. But conservative groups like CitizenLink argued that deriding the Bible and mocking the walkout was itself "obviously a form of bullying." Savage agreed in part on his blog yesterday. "My use of 'pansy-assed' was insulting, it was name-calling, and it was wrong," he wrote. But he stood by the Bible comments. "I didn't call anyone's religion bullshit. I did say there is bullshit—'untrue words or ideas'—in the Bible. That is being spun as an attack on Christianity. Which is Bullshhh… which is untrue."

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boxcar
May 1, 2012 9:12 PM CDT
In a finite world of limited resources, where there are 2 Births for every 1 Death, we must understand that in the FINAL SOLUTION, we always opt for GENOCIDE whereas a much more sane, intelligent solution is to balance Birth to Death ratio by limiting births. In that context, GAYS are part of the solution- GAYS should promote the FACT OF LIFE that GAYS do not contribute to high Birth rates and GAYS are prone to ADOPT unwanted kids Means our more's are topsy turvy with 8 Billion people on board, GAYS are not the problem, its church going religious nutcakes who insist on having 3X,4X,5X,6X,7X,8X,9X,10X,11X,12X,13X,14X,15X,16X,17X,18X,19X, etc kids when you really only have the God-given human right to reproduce yourself ONCE & once ONLY- 2 kids per family, 1 boy, 1 girl on the avg. Anymore ensures that downstream in time GENOCIDE has to occur Now who is righteous? It sure ain't the POPE- his policy against birth control, of free fornication, willy nilly even among married people is the root cause of ALL EVIL that occurs in Modern History, for his policy ensures that after every 3 generations, global socio-econmic upheavals occur leading to GENOCIDE on a massive scale- The Solar Mortality Theory defines the mechanism that drives the human race over this cliff every 3 generations when a 4th generation arrives and who is working to support the Newborn, Aged & Retirees? Only 1generation to support 3 others is unsustainable UNLESS we only had 1 or 2 kids per family along the way- simple math BUT No One will even discuss this issue- Until we decide its an issue we have to address, history will repeat Modern History is defined by Solar Mortality Theory, the Origins of Genocide-The yrs? 1860s,1930s & NOW This sun-synchronized populace is mentioned in the Bible, Rev.13, last verse where it states- "It takes a wiseman to calculate this number of a man and it is 666" Reinterpreted with what we now know- "It takes a solar scientist (Egyptian wisemen STUDIED the sun, they knew of the 22.2yr solar cycle) to calculate the lifespan of a man and it is 3 solar cycles or 3x22.2yrs = 66.6yrs" That's all it says- When KJV of Bible was translated in early 1600s, King James scribes knew NOTHING of what a decimal system was- so they missed the decimal modifier- how dumb is that? what else is wrong? Probably just about everything, because in Genesis they thot the Earth was FLAT as in when they state for mankind to "Go forth and MULTIPLY and fill the Earth" Boy, the POPE is making sure of that ain't he? So the biggest threat to life on planet Earth is the IGNORANT mindset of ALL the religious nutcakes onboard I say don't stop with erradicating the stoopid MUSLIMS, why stop there- finish off all the IDIOT CHRISTIANS too, they're BOTH to blame for over population, BOTH threaten our human species existance since their policy of over population high birthrates threatens to destroy the planet- Want to solve ALL problems? Stop Fucking or BE PREPARED for cataclysmic destruction of our planet AND major global socio-economic upheavals like Arab Spring (as predicted by Solar Mortality Theory)
brucke
May 1, 2012 3:03 PM CDT
Never heard of him but I'm alarmed if people like him are allowed a microphone. He had no respect for much of his audience and rather than try to convince them in a civil way (like a grown up) succeeded in simply alienating them. I question whether he (and others like him) speak on this subject because they love the homosexual community or whether they are just using this issue to vent hatred towards a certain group of people. I thought his speech was insidious and appalling.
slammer
May 1, 2012 9:49 AM CDT
WHAT THE HELL IS A DAN SAVAGE? MIKE SAVAGE RULES!