A local high school has elected a female prom king, and nobody can say why it’s a good idea.
This isn’t about gender or sexuality or any manufactured PC trope. It’s about meaning, and the lack thereof.
Things like this prove what many of us have been saying for years: if society keeps up the shift to basing values on superficial trends, we’ll end up with people who are incapable of defending positions with consistent logic.
This young woman and her fans are celebrating their courage for doing absolutely nothing. Her cause is random, so her victory is empty. She didn’t do this to make anything better, or even to make a point at all. She did it because it gives the
appearance of rebellion, even though this protest has no actual content.
When I once asked, “Is there any combination of consenting adults you *wouldn’t* accept as a marriage?” only one of my more liberal acquaintances really addressed the question with a substantive response. He said he wouldn’t support legalizing polygamous unions because of the confusion they would create.
He was absolutely right, but this is another example of how social progressives must not have truly examined the likely consequences of changing the definition of marriage, because such a reality will absolutely be the actual result of where our society is going.
I know this because we’re already well on the way.
In 2012, Brazil formalized a three-person union.
Also that year, a bill was introduced in California to allow children to have more than two legal parents. The bill made it all the way to the governor before being vetoed. Obviously, such an outcome is inevitable if same-sex marriage is sanctioned.
As the journal Public Discourse noted: