ONLINE READERS’ COMMENT: I wish Jamaica was overflowing with gays

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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I found the march of some of our churches over the weekend very interesting, as I am yet to understand why is it that our churches are so immersed in the private sexual escapades of consenting adults.  While watching the news, I could not help but wish that this country was bursting at the seams with gays! 
If our corrupt police officers who continue to bring the rest of the force into such disrepute by abusing the law and their unfortunate victims were mostly gay, I have no doubt that our churches would have had very frequent marches against police corruption.  Sadly for us, most of them are straight.
Imagine if most of our non-performing and corrupt politicians were gay. All of the political tribal wars, corruption, non-performance and bickering would have been dealt a very serious blow by our churches. We would be sick and tired of our churches always marching against them. Why did we have to be cursed with so many straight politicians?
A recent news report told us that two pastors were arrested for their alleged involvement in the lottery scam. We all know of the problems that this scam is causing us – especially the rising crime in the west.  It is such a pity that most of these scammers aren’t gay. For if they were, the protests of our churches would have dealt these scammers a serious blow. Damn these straight scammers!
If these sexual predators that we have who are picking on our young children, thus preventing them from growing up (or causing them to grow up too quickly) were gays, we wouldn’t have had such a problem with them now. Our churches would probably have reached the point of mounting fiery roadblocks all the time, protesting against them. Why did most of these sexual predators have to be straight?
Then we have this growing problem of human trafficking.  Children are most at risk.  However, sadly for them, most of the traffickers are resolute in their heterosexuality. Not very many gay ones and certainly, not enough of them to draw the attention of our churches.  It’s so unfair, not having a majority of gay human traffickers that our churches could have dealt with.
You know, it is hard to figure out the logic processes that govern our churches these days. The church has enormous influence that it is wasting on such trivial issues as who sleeps with whom.  I won’t bother wasting time trying to understand why.  I only wished I was living in a country that was overflowing with gays – then the church would have been responding to serious issues and not trivial ones.

Michael A Dingwall

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