Fuck it, I’m done.
I’m done refraining from using coarse language to describe you on this blog, because you haven’t proven yourself to be worthy of even the basic civility.
I thought I was done with you when you helped paid for the bombs that blew up my people.
I thought I was done with you when you hid child rapists from the authorities and then claimed that you were the most transparent and responsible organisation when it comes to rooting out kid-fuckers among your holy men.
I thought I was done with you when you insisted Jesus was white, when you asked George Zimmerman for autographs, when you told the parents of a Buddhist kid that he should transfer out of his school to ‘one with more Asians.‘
I thought I was done with you then.
I guess I wasn’t, because I’m done with you now.
Because you essentially are going to let children starve in your ongoing crusade against gay people.
Dear World Vision: I see that you have made a decision to allow married gay people work for your organisation. Congratulations for finally reaching a position that allows you to maintain basic decency. I have plenty of sarcastic and cutting comments about the fact that it took you this gods damned long to realise that gay people can feed the hungry too, but I’m not going to indulge in them. Because you made the right choice. And I understand that after decades of repeated indoctrination saying that LGBT people should not even be tolerated, breaking your mind and your conscience free and making that first step is a big deal. So you know what, good on you.
Edit: At this time, World Vision is reportedly reversing their policy change. Well World Vision, way to compromise what you know is right to do the easy thing. I sponsored a child yesterday, and I will continue to because I don’t treat hungry children like trophies to demonstrate my piety.
Dear Christendom: Your reaction to this reversal in policy is disgusting. It is absolutely beyond comprehension. Should we take a look at it?
AFA, you’re calling for a boycott of World Vision.
Linda Harvey, you’re going to stop donating to World Vision and let children starve.
Thousands of Christians commenting on their websites, you’re resolved to join her.
Because fuck the starving children. It’s more important to kick LGBT people down and keep them in their place. Again.
Dear conservative Christians: You have, once again, disgusted me. World Vision is an organisation that links people to specific children in need across the globe, and you are abandoning them in droves because…of what? Gay marriage? The thought that gay people might find jobs in Christian organisations that do wonderful things for people? I’m not surprised. I know the nature of your religion, I know how far you are willing to take the hatred that permeates everything you touch. Why should anyone be surprised by this? You have shown, time and time again, that your hatred trumps your compassion, your dignity, your own decency.
You have told every LGBT individual out there, Christian and not, that they are so vile, so damned, so unworthy of the love of your god that they are not even fit to feed starving children. That you are willing to let the misery and squalor and pain around the world go on if it means that you don’t have to see them, interact with them, act as though they are capable of just as much generosity and empathy as you are.
The Gentile woman begged Jesus to heal her daughter. He called her a dog, and she told him that even dogs at scraps from their master’s table. You don’t even have the decency to do give LGBT people that. You have kicked the dog out the door and into the street, calling out ‘It’s all in love!’ as you shut the door.
So enough. Enough of this pantomime you play, this charade that you are acting with morality and love, that you are loving the sinner and hating the sin, that you are expressing the truth in love, that all sins are equal under the sight of god and that you don’t treat them any different. Because it’s sickening. The stench of your hypocrisy is rising to the heavens you worship. You want to believe that gay people are doomed to a eternity in hellfire and damnation? Fine. That’s you’re prerogative. It makes you an awful person, and I wish you no good in your life.
But, gods damn it, you’re going to stop feeding a child that has been relying on you for everything they need just because a gay person might touch the food or water or schoolbooks?
Dear Progressive Christianity: I’m tired. I’m tired of this. I’m tired of being assured that this isn’t what Christianity is all about. I’m tired of been admonished when I criticise your religion and told I’m focusing on people and not the message of love you claim your god is about. I’m tired of waiting for you to step up and clean up your religion and turn it into something that actually contributes to the betterment of human existence.
You have had 2,000 years to shape Christianity into something that actually resembles a group of people following Christ. You have failed. You have succeeded in a hundred wars, a thousand massacres, a million rapes, a billion deaths, and today you have succeeded in leaving hundreds of children without the necessities they rely on. You claim that you’re about love, you claim that you advocate tolerance, and Christianity continues to burn the world to the ground if it means they can get rid of those icky gays. Or blacks. Or Roma. Or Jews. Or transgendered people.
This is your religion. This is the face of Christianity, these are its works. This is what it produces. Claim whatever you want, but the cruelty of your brothers and sisters in Christ is the modus operandi of your religion, and more importantly it is backed up by your own Scriptures. And the rest of us have lost patience with it.
Dear Christianity: We are done. Thank you for what you have done today to aid the cause of atheism.
I encourage everyone who can to consider sponsoring a child in need through World Vision or another reputable organisation that you prefer. This is an issue that goes far beyond theological disagreements and grudges.