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    Default Re: Kicking Balls and Mauling Blokes - Holy, Homophobic Mr Folau

    Folau is defending Tonga's indoctrination by the missionaries. The dogma suits his dogged personality*. I think the entirely sanctified spirit-filled methodists from England and probably America were the successful sect in the Pacific. Extremely evangelical and committed. Once the king was converted, the populace would convert as one. Disunity doesn't serve survival on islands. There is incentive or pressure to put out to sea and try and find a new home.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Tonga

    Tonga, much like the rest of Polynesia, used to be very tolerant of same-sex relationships and transgender people before the arrival of Christianity.[4][5][6][7]
    The arrival of the European missionaries in the late 18th century quickly changed societal acceptance, and the first anti-gay laws in Tonga were enacted. The missionaries converted the local population to Christianity.[4]
    Folau will likely go home and dedicate himself to stamping outhttps://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/357746/a-time-to-shine-for-tonga-s-silenced-leitis]fakaleiti[/url] as traditionally socially recognised, though because the Tongans are all christians and are in denial and live with severe cognitive dissonance about lgbtiq as natural in humankind, Folau's denial is militant. It's probably inspired by his international success at rugby. He couldn't deal with that and his christian identity. He believes he is called to use it to stand for god's righteousness. The man is deluded and obviously profoundly uneducated.

    * The aspersion toward dogs is unkind and unwarranted. One could say pig-headed but that is also to slight piggies. The word is bigoted which is a grave imperfection in too many humans. In Folau's case the question is, "Does nurture or nature account for it?" Perhaps both. One still hopes he will become enlightened and cool some day. Yet has committed himself now. Hard to eat humble pie.


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    Default Re: Kicking Balls and Mauling Blokes - Holy, Homophobic Mr Folau

    Dogs are the right sort of faithful.

    Continual, wilful stupidity like Folau's is more typical of the human beastie.

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