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Sunday, 10 July 2016

The Parable of the Good Unattractive, Home-schooling, Transgendered Samaritan

A man person fell victim to robbers as said person went down from Jerusalem to Jericho.
They stripped and shot said person and went off leaving said person half-dead.

A conservative think tank happened to be going down that road, and when they saw zir, they variously cried out, see? if only he'd been carrying a gun this wouldn't have happened, why hasn't he done something to help himself, it's these people's own fault because that's how they live, maybe we should build a wall, how would new laws have helped anyway? I don't recognize him so I bet he shouldn't have been here in the first place, I blame all this on leaders of the other party, anyway, he's obviously a loser, he's only one person and THOUSANDS have died from... as they passed by on the opposite side.

Likewise, members of a liberal grass-roots movement came to the place and when they saw him, they too variously cried out, prayers won't help, someone come up with a hashtag, we need more gun control, we should take advantage of this crisis, perhaps ze had victimized the perpetrators via micro-agressions and the robbers finally had just had enough, so they are  the ones who really need our hashtags and help, I blame this on the legislators of the other party, we can't let this take the focus off the real victims here, let's start chanting, anybody got a slogan? You know what is gross? thoughts and prayers and Samaritanaphobia after you created this anti-Jericho climate, as they also  passed by on the opposite side

But an unattractive, home-schooling, transgendered, mixed-race, evangelical, Christian, undocumented, immigrant, obese, vegetarian, law enforcement officer with a congenital disability that should have made him an obvious candidate for abortion which would have been the most humane thing to have done, but oh, well, too late now, who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight.
He She They Ze approached the victim, poured oil and wine over zir wounds and bandaged them. Then ze lifted zir up on zir own animal, took zir to an inn, and cared for zir.

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