Yes, love is love and it needs no authorities stamp of approval to grow and flower. And this is why I realised I have to write this article. I thought of it quite a bit, and I know it will offend some of my gay friends. But something doesn’t feel right here, and it's not about equal rights for my gay brothers and sisters, which I totally support, there is something in this whole theatre that I do not vibe with.
So sorry mates, this rave is attempting to touch something more sacred than the right to get married, under a law that anyway I do not align with. This is about freedom of speech. Actually something even more sacred then freedom of speech – freedom of thought, in a system that more and more directs us to think in the way they want us to think, even if the thoughts seem to be progressive and cool.
So, why will I not vote?
Well, first and foremost because I do not wish to empower a system of governess I do not trust or believe in.
There is something else though that really disturbs me. The lack of real dialogue, of meaningful discussion. It seems that there are only two points of view from the start. Or you are a god loving-gay hater, or you totally support anything the yes camp says. Nothing in-between, no questions, no doubts, no space to express oneself.
The whole political arena seems to be narrowed now to right wing fascist and centre/left pure hearts who cannot tolerate anything that does not align with what they see as their politically correct agenda.
I am sorry, I do not align with any of these camps, and I see a very divisive agenda that is distracting us from real issues such as our totally exploitive economic system, globalisation that is destroying cultures and earth and a silent acceptance by all sides that we must compromise and join with a system that we do not believe in or trust.
The latest events in the US were an example of this agenda. Of course, I do not support the KKK and the fascist, though I could not support the violence of the Antifa movement as well. They felt the same, or coming from the same source of intolerance and a willingness to listen.
Something similar is happening with this debate as well, there seem to be aggressiveness from the ‘yes’ camp, that puts me off, and it materialised the other day with the spam text messages sent to all mobile phones around Australia.
Nobody wants to be told how to think, even if at times our thoughts may not be aligned with the highest truth, and if we look at Canada, and their experience with the aftermath of legalising gay marriage, we should be alarmed.
Now in Canada, any opinion that does not support gay marriage is considered homophobic and can land you in jail. Remember, it starts here and the next thing is that any opinion that does not support immunisation can land you in jail. And the list goes on and on.
What we need to understand is that the powers that be are not interested in gay rights. They are interested in more instruments of control. Beware and be aware of what is really happening and how we are being played as puppets on a string before you start throwing arrows at this writer.
Now to my personal opinion of marriage, be it between same sex or opposite sex.
The two institutes that control marriage in Australia; the church and the government are both not to be trusted as far as I am concerned. Therefore I do not wish to participate in this divisive circus they are creating.
In Australia where gays and straights have the same legal rights as de-facto couples, I do not see why anyone needs a stamp of approval from the government to cement their love.
And last but not least. If we change the definition of a parent from natural parent to legal parent, where are we actually heading? Do not be short-sighted. In no time parents that will oppose vaccination to their children may be stripped of their ‘legal’ parenthood. Which could be assigned to parents who comply with the government’s agenda and the list is endless.
We are entering uncharted waters with no real dialogue and this is not the way we want to create a world of true freedom and equality.
Another world is possible, it is not going to happen within the current system, we have to dream and create a new one.