Book Report On Hate And My Son Essay

813 Words Jul 5th, 2015 4 Pages
First, in the blog Trying to Explain Hate to My Son, Amelia begins her story with her son and his crush on the star in Glee. She talks about most children accepting him for whom he is and whom he decides to love. But she also brings up that some people such as the little girl that was taken back by this scene. The friend was referred to as very conservative and raised in an “ivory tower” naive to these ideas. This idea then progressed to Pride, and how she has to explain to her son why people “hate. As I read, I found myself disagreeing with Amelia’s thoughts and language she used in her paper. The term hate is a strong word that when used to describe others feelings, the author needs to substantiate the accusation with facts. Dictionary.com defines hate as “to feel intense, dislike or extreme aversion or hostility,” towards someone or something. I think the use of the word hate in this situation is very incorrect. I grew up in a Christian home where my sister and I read teachings from the bible and learned that God loves everyone no matter their race, gender, morals, and beliefs. Even though I don’t support the gay and lesbian movement in this country, I do not hate them. John 8:7 it depicts a woman who has just committed adultery and was going to be stoned for her sins. “When they kept on questioning Him, He straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” In other words, as Christians we are not to judge,…

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