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living_to_read ([personal profile] living_to_read) wrote2009-11-17 07:04 pm

agreeing with sir Ian McKellen

"I increasingly see organized religion as actually my enemy. They treat me as their enemy," said the British actor. "Not all Christians, of course. Not all Jews, not all Muslims. But the leaders. . . . Why should I take the judgment of a declared celibate about my sexual needs? He's basing his judgment on laws that would fit life in the Bronze Age. So if I'm lost to God, organized religion is to blame."