The French anchored their protest against gay “marriage” and adoption philosophically, in the constitution and nature of the human person”something some France’s most macabre leftists publicly acknowledged by participating in the protest.
How were such inconceivable coalitions of opposing organizations possible, to the tune of one million protestors occupying Paris? Simply put, philosophers are still popular chez les Gaulois.
In a November 8, 2012 article published in Le Monde, a group of prominent French philosophers and intellectuals expressed their collective rejection of gay adoption in a brief joint statement. “In the name of what ‘modernity,’” they ask, “would one deprive a child of half of his identity construction?”
The first name to appear on the list of coauthors was that of Chantal Delsol, a member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institut de France. Delsol is an oxymoronic liberal philosopher whose fervent European federalism bends her to the level of knuckle-dragging Hillary and Hussein.
Delsol is far from alone in her insistence that gay “marriage” is socially destructive. Many French intellectuals on the left have drawn attention to the same realities of human nature. Sylviane Agacinski, for example, is a prominent philosopher whose visibility has been increased by her marriage to former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, a howling communist.
Agacinski’s latest book, Women Between Sex and Gender, caused a sensation in academic circles because of its opposition to “queer theory,” a false “discipline” teaching that the sexual distinction between man and woman is a purely social construction. In the name of sexual differentiation, she also attacked gay “marriage” and adoption.
Agacinski militates in favor of children’s right “to know their personal history and the real conditions of their birth.” She explains that children can only develop when “inscribed in the order of sexuated generation.” She vehemently questions the idea of “anonymous gametes” since this creates the fatal illusion that children are merely “a commodity manufactured from anonymous biological material””with all the potential human trafficking this implies.
In short, gay adoption is not adoption, because it cannot create a real filiation. “Filiation is universally bilateral (feminine and masculine) because it reproduces sexuated generation,” says Agacinski. “One is a father or mother in function of one’s sex, not one’s sexuality.”
The very term “matrimony” derives from the Latin “mater,” meaning “mother.” Clearly, a mother is not an anonymous gamete or the proud owner of a human pet. Society has an obligation to provide children with real parents and not just pleasure-seeking titleholders.
Through such argumentation, philosophers from all parts of the political spectrum provided the France-wide protest its conceptual foundation.
In intellectually defunct America, where homofascism has already extinguished the vitality of our social, political, and religious institutions”the usual sign that a civilization is ending”no such recourse to reality is possible.
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