Just now a friend of mine spoke to me on telephone and questioned me about my views on gay relationships.
I said that I am against penalizing or physically attacking gay people. But I certainly regard gay relationships as unnatural, and i regard this fad of regarding gay relationships as a sign of ' modernity ' as silly.
He asked me to clarify. I said that let us consider this step by step, like a mathematical theorem.
Step no. 1
Is it, or is it not, correct that there is a law of nature that while individuals may die,the species must continue ?
He conceded that step
Step no. 2
Is it,or is it not, correct that in fulfilling this law of nature the main role is that of the woman, because it is she who has to conceive the child, bear it in her body for 9 months, then give birth to it, and later rear it ( though in this last function the husband also plays a role ) ?
He conceded this too
Step no. 3
Since it is the woman.who plays the main role in continuing the species, does it not logically follow from step no. 2 that, leaving aside exceptions, every woman has a strong urge to have a child ?
As regards surrogate children, this may be because the woman may have some medical problem of retaining the foetus in her womb after it is conceived. And if she cannot have a child despite medical treatment she can always adopt a child.
My friend had some doubts about this third step, saying that some women do not want children, but when I pointed out that the third step logically flowed from the second, and that women who do not want to have children are rare exceptions, he had to agree.
Step no. 4
To have a child, a woman has to be impregnated by a man. Surely a woman cannot impregnate another woman.
Of course a woman may be artificially inseminated, but is that the normal way ? I have spoken to several women, and they agree that they would not want artificial insemination but in the natural way.
Step no. 5
It follows that gay relationships are unnatural
One of the purposes of marriage is to have children. But how can two persons have children if they belong to the same sex ?
I,however repeat that I am not in favour of punishing gays or attacking them. i am a democrat, and in favour of freedom. So let people do whatever they wish. But I too should have the freedom of expressing my view, for which I have given reasons, without being subjected to a barrage of abuses, invective and calumny, and being called crazy, backward, a homophobe, an idiot or retarded