Via SF Author John C. Wright.
In the general war between the culture of life and the culture of death, I should note that the laissez-faire sexuality wing of the battle line has joined with the child-hating reserves.
In particular, I read in this month’s LOCUS magazine that famed cartoonist Alan Moore has penned a work called LOST GIRLS, starring Dorothy Gale, Alice Fairchild, and Wendy Darling, where the beloved girl characters from our childhood tales are depicted in acts of pornography on every page, including group sex, homosexuality, bestiality, and pederasty.
His reasoning? Mr. Moore claims our culture does not think and publish enough about sex. We’re repressed. Showing the girl from ALICE IN WONDERLAND having anal intercourse with a rabbit or something will be good for our mental health and emotional wellbeing.
I kid you not. I am not making this up.
Note how the humorless Mr. Moore wraps himself in the flag of moral sanctity to excuse himself. He is bringing enlightenment and culture to the rubes; honesty consists of glorifying sick perversions with all the wit and craft his art can bring to bear. What a smug jackass.
To think, I used to admire this man. Somewhere, bound in ice in the lowest circle of hell, the devil pauses in his gnawing on traitors, his tears of ice are checked, and he smiles a grim, lingering smile, and orders his lesser angels to prepare a place for someone who betrays his muse.
Show me a culture that hates virginity, and I’ll show you one that is bent on demeaning, and, yes, desecrating every pure and happy memory of childhood.
I originally found John C. Wright’s blog via Mark Shea and his last line echoes Mark’s line about a culture that hates virginity.
I also recently read his Golden Age trilogy which is one of those books that reminds me why a love SF so much. Despite the fact that this trilogy is based on a future of artificial consciences and the ability to be able to backup your own consciousness his own views on the subject are quite interesting in his post How long til the Singularity?
Update: I found John C. Wright’s conversion story to Christianity in a comment to a review of one of his books (scroll down to a couple of comments). Like myself he is a convert from atheism and his short conversion post is quite interesting. The post ended with this:
On a pragmatic level, I am somewhat more useful to my fellow man than before, and certainly more charitable. If it is a daydream, why wake me up? My neighbors will not thank you if I stop believing in the mystical brotherhood of man.
Besides, the atheist non-god is not going to send me to non-hell for my lapse of non-faith if it should turn out that I am mistaken.