A ‘different’ perspective.
A reason to hate for
Nature’s need for
Another avenue for
love and affection.
A spice that can often
improve the stew.
An abnormality for
some; normal for others.
A uniqueness that
tends to upset the status quo.
Only recourse for
those who dislike the opposite sex.
psychological attraction between two people who have similar sex
Common behavior for
many animals but castigated by humans since only a minority of
10% practice it.
- Perhaps fear or
loathing of 1/2 the human race can be brought on by
- Perhaps homosexuality
was condemned for fear of losing genetic traits which groups
depend upon often with pride.
- Perhaps individuals who
are ‘wired’ to a powerful, heterosexual drive resent anyone
who is not ‘programmed’ the same way.
- Perhaps a natural
diversity that keeps the population down and engenders more
creativity in men and athleticism in women.
- Perhaps the complexity
of human nature should compel all to accept confusion,
experimentation and a plethora of lifestyles.
- Perhaps an overly
self-infatuated person may seek a ‘same’ self in others;
perhaps homosexuality may be an extension of self-love.
- Perhaps loving takes
many forms … both physical and psychological; perhaps a
conscientious, respectful love can never by ‘wrong’.
- Perhaps there has been
and always will be same sex attraction; perhaps vehement
denigration of it emanates from fear of intimacy without
- Perhaps the primary
purpose of marriage is not procreation; perhaps it is the
joint commitment to a lifelong union as a means for
developing abiding love.
- Perhaps hormonal
aberrations or childhood experiences play a role in sexual
orientation; perhaps the result is a better understanding
between the sexes with each appreciating the other’s
perspective more clearly.
ESSAY ON HOMOSEXUALITY
by EDWIN O’SHEA
©2007-2008 Edwin O'Shea
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