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Why is God not a girl?


God is a man. Not just any man - he is an old man with a beard, right? But wait - why not a woman? Or a girl? Or a giant cookie monster? Now let us consider the following: why should a supernatural, spiritual being have a gender and age at all? And if God is a guy, whom does he date? The Virgin Mary? Some kind of godesses? Himself? Or is he just impotent? I know, these may seem like shocking or somewhat childish questions but I suppose you also often notice that young children tend to have rather un-biased views of the world due to the simple fact that they have not yet been forced to pretend they believe in different kinds of bullshit which their particular culture and society has to offer.


I like putting things in context so I presume the figure of an old man is supposed to represent patriarchy. Thousands of years ago when many societies were matriarchical, the deity was "naturally" female and had a set of breasts which was equally obvious and self-explanatory to "everyone" as the male God is to today's believers. Now what I am aiming at is this: maybe this is why institutions like the Catholic church will never allow female priests? Because that would go against the very essence of what the church is supoosed to be - another kind of authority, focused on enforcing patriarchy. Believing in any male God, be it Christianity, Islam or whatever, simply means belief in the supremacy of men...


So is the church itself merely a tool to promote patriarchy? And not only promote patriarchy but to repress women and their sexuality? Where I live religion is „taught” as one of many subjects at school so the Catholic priests literally start indoctrinating little boys and girls. Even when they are still teenagers they are already trying to engrave their minds with a horrible concept of a „whore” which is to be avoided. Consequently, later on to adult women this mind frame feels like constantly depriving them of the very right to be sensual beings, to enjoy their body and their sensuality or even acknowledge the existence of their sex drive. According to religious „authorities”, the woman does not feel attracted to a man, she just seeks "security" - essentially turning the relation into... a kind of prostitution. On the other hand, the priests are telling the little boys to control their girlfriends and essentially to supress them...

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