Beautiful writing Doug, one of the best things I have read all year.
As a corollary, I always stated that gays who are particularly malicious about the Bible are that way because it clearly states their behaviors are wrong.
As such, destroy God and make fun of Christians in particular, in everything from TV shows to written publications, and they you don't have anything reminding you of what you are.
If there is no God, there is no Judgement. If there is no Judgement, right or wrong is however the wind blows, all shades of grey.