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How Times Have Changed

David1271 Wrote: Aug 13, 2012 11:29 PM
The strange thing about the gay marriage movement is the prevalent idea that gays are some kind of underclass in our society. Some people try to equate this movement to the Civil Rights struggle. There is simply no comparison. This sort of distorted thinking is caused by the moral decay that Dr. Williams writes about here so eloquently.

Having been born in 1936 has allowed me to witness both societal progress and retrogression. High on the list of things made better in our society are the great gains in civil liberties and economic opportunities, especially for racial minorities and women. People who are now deemed poor have a level of material wealth that would have been a pipe dream to yesteryear's poor. But despite the fact that today's Americans have achieved an unprecedented level of prosperity, we have become spiritually and morally impoverished compared with our ancestors.

Years ago, spending beyond one's means was considered a character defect. Today...