• A different perspective
    July 02,2014

    A different perspective

    I just wanted to share my two cents on the issue involving the Montpelier City Council and the Boy Scouts of America. I read a few things about the Scouts’ decision to ban gay leaders from being Scout leaders. Really it makes perfect sense as to why they made that decision. If we subject young men to openly gay role models, it may encourage young men to grow up and be gay themselves. Most boys go into the Scouts at age 10; at this time in their life they are the most easily influenced. What is attractive? It may seem like a natural force; however, it is learned. The reality is that LGBT cannot reproduce, which is an essential part of creating a family. Therefore, it is an essential part of the survival of not only our society, but the human race in general to encourage people to start families.

    Men need to be attracted to women, and vice versa. I am not saying this because I am prejudiced against LGBT. I am saying this because logic shows that a trend could be started and entire future generations could grow up to be LGBT. The ultimate result would be pretty widespread; essentially, it would result in the end of civilization as we know it. However, I understand that some people may not be able to comprehend the future ramifications of what supporting LGBT will produce. Young people should be taught the normal way to grow up and raise a family of their own. If they choose to do otherwise that is their own choice. That does not mean we should be teaching kids at a young age to grow up and be LGBT.

    To put pressure onto the local Scout troop will do no good in trying to overturn a decision made by the national organization. They can change that about as easily as the City Council can change federal law. I encourage the local troop to post an address so that people can give donations to recoup some of the fundraising money lost because of this frivolous mess. I know I would be happy to chip in.

    John Anderson


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