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Excuse me while I be sensible for a moment

Is that header good English? I can't seem to tell, and that's going to bug me now. Anyway. The UK government's public consultation on whether or not it's a good idea to let gay people get married ends this Thursday. Since the government, in its usual wisdom, has not really bothered telling many people that they're having a consultation, I'm posting a link to the website. The church is being a bit silly about it today, so it might be nice to send the government a different message; although if the church really can be "undermined" just by giving a few people some civil rights, then it might want to take a good look at itself. And quite a lot of other countries seem to have managed it now without any vicar's heads exploding, so goodness only knows what they're worried about.

Sorry, I may have got a little distracted there. One link: Equal civil marriage consultation. Be honest. Be polite. Be whatever. It just feels like something that it's worth saying something about. Especially when the church is being bloody silly about it all, and trying to rile people up with talk of noble traditions and sanctity, and how marriage has always been about "one man and one woman". Actually it hasn't, or don't they read their own Bibles? It was often about one man and as many women as he fancied, any one of which he could beat up whenever it took his fancy; and any one of which he might have bought as a slave anyway. Compared to that, I'm not sure that letting gay and transgender people get married is really that big of an issue.

Sorry. Reverting to normal fatuous waffle in 5-4-3-2-1...

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iceandstars
Jun. 13th, 2012 02:06 pm (UTC)
I filled that thing in when we talked about it a couple of monhts ago, as you know, but I've tried mentioning it to a few people in the last week or so as the deadline nears, and nobody seems to know anything about it. Seriously, what is the point in having a public consultation and then keeping it practically a secret?!! Exclamation overload. !!!!!!

sorry, I'm the worst LJer ever I know, but i do crop up again every so often. ;)
swordznsorcery
Jun. 13th, 2012 04:13 pm (UTC)
It's the government. Even when they actually were giving out the link it was the wrong one.

Hi. :)
iceandstars
Jun. 13th, 2012 11:32 pm (UTC)
Yes, I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, espcially lately. It just baffles me. And other more frustrated sorts of things.

HOw come you haven't posted about True Blood? Not that I'd probably ever get around to replying. :D
swordznsorcery
Jun. 14th, 2012 06:15 pm (UTC)
I keep planning to do things, honest. It's just that people keep posting videos on YouTube of the E Street tour, and that tends to trump everything else. Then somebody posted the Ancient Greece episode of "Late Night With Conan" yesterday, which was my productivity for the evening gone for a loop. Posting is essentially pointless anyway. E Street tour videos... not so much. :)
iceandstars
Jun. 15th, 2012 12:01 am (UTC)
YouTube has been wonderful this tour, hasn't it. :)) Ancient Greece, though?! You're kidding! Max in that toga. I think I may have tomorrow's viewing planned. Although if David self combusts I'm blaming you.
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