Obligatory ‘Duck Dynasty’ Post

I don’t have much invested in this controversy since I don’t find scripted reality shows very entertaining, having seen a few episodes myself. Even still, it’s weird that a reality star’s obtuse views on sexuality are deserving of this much attention.

Phil Robertson doesn’t think being gay is “logical.” What is that even supposed to mean? In the strictest sense, I’d have to agree since sexual orientation is not something one chooses; it’s biological. His beliefs on the source of totalitarianism are personally more interesting. You guessed it, a lack of Jesus is to blame. And he somehow never encountered the whole Jim Crow apartheid thing.

With all that, the solution to dumb speech is better speech, not silencing well-meaning people.