Liberals everywhere are praising the pro-homosexual decision of Judge Richard Posner’s decision in the Wolf v. Walker same-sex marriage case. The media have been hyping the quick shift in opinion regarding same-sex marriage. In reality, the shift is in judges who are overruling the decisions of duly elected state legislatures. These judges are acting as gods. Their arguments are capricious and banal. This particular “argument” from Judge Posner’s decision is getting high praise:
“Heterosexuals get drunk and pregnant, producing unwanted children; their reward is to be allowed to marry. Homosexual couples do not produce unwanted children; their reward is to be denied the right to marry. Go figure.”
“Law is in every culture religious in origin. Because law governs man and society, because it establishes and declares the meaning of justice and righteousness, law is inescapably religious, in that it establishes in practical fashion the ultimate concerns of a culture. Accordingly, a fundamental and necessary premise in any and every study of law must be, First, a recognition of this religious nature of law.
“Second, it must be recognized that in any culture the source of law is the god of that society. If law has its source in man’s reason, then reason is the god of that society. If the source is an oligarchy, or in a court, senate, or ruler, then that source is god of that system.”
It’s not a new thing for rulers to think of themselves as gods…
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