News outlets broke the story that a school district in Nebraska has decided to discard words that identify specific genders. No more “boys and girls” or “ladies and gentlemen.” Instead, teachers are encouraged to use terms that are gender inclusive. A training document developed by Gender Spectrum encourages teachers to say things like ‘calling all readers,’ or ‘hey campers’ or ‘could all of the athletes come here.’ Or, the training material encourages the class to adopt a mascot name like ‘Purple Penguins.’
This is political correctness run amok….
Genesis 1 begins,
In the beginning, God created….
God spoke the words and the universe and everything in it appeared. Genesis 1:26 and 27 says the following:
Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth and over all the creatures that move along the ground.
So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.”
If one takes time to scour the Bible, not once does God concern Himself with gender inclusiveness. God expects humanity to embrace the gender of his or her birth. To choose otherwise implies God made a mistake when knitting together life in the mother’s womb.
But I want to address another concern, one strangely ignored by all of the talking heads discussing this new policy.
What about the penguins?
Has anyone considered the feelings of the penguin? Primarily, penguins are black and white. Some sport an additional patch of orange and yellow. But purple? Nada. Where does PETA stand in this controversial move? Surely calling penguins, purple, offends those birds whose heritage of black and white can be traced to the dawn of Creation. I can imagine colonies of penguins, waddling downcast, demoralized over the purple designation. Who will be their advocate? Will Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton ride snowmobiles into the rookeries and deliver words of consolation? Our Country bends over backwards to be politically correct, but what about penguin correct?
America has lost its mind.
Oh, and by the way, penguins come in males and females…..