A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage. Can you imagine, somebody telling you, a man can have multiple wives, and yet be deemed civilized! Throughout much of history in the west, the laws defining marriage made the husband essentially an owner and the wife a possession. Latino Voices. Wise Old Sayings is a database of thousands of inspirational, humorous, and thoughtful quotes, sorted by category for your enjoyment.
On the other hand, as to moral being, this supposed special sense, the appeal to it is indeed superficial when those who cannot think believe that feeling will help them out, even in what concerns general laws; and besides, feelings which naturally differ infinitely in degree cannot furnish a uniform standard of good and evil, nor has anyone a right to form judgments for others by his own feelings
Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not a gender and a gender. What people do in their own homes is their business, and you can choose to love whoever you love. Because we know what discrimination feels like and if we can take the boot of oppression off someone else's throat, we'll do it every time. That's why gay marriage is really important.