Sacred And Profane

The transgendered have become holy objects because, unlike those of us who are frozen in a conventional relation between our sex and our gender, and are trapped in the matrix of objective and pre-existing natural categories, the transgendered demonstrate the supremacy, and so the apotheosis, of the subjective.

In a secular religion that denies the metaphysically transcendent, the subjectivity of the individual must become the Divine; the creativity of the individual must be radically enhanced to encompass the world-creating (and world-destroying) power formerly ascribed to God. Transgenderism shows that this is possible. It is therefore of tremendous ideological importance, and so becomes a holy blessing, a special gift.

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9 Comments

  1. Jacques says

    That’s fascinating, and so nicely expressed.

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 6:37 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Thanks, Jacques.

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 6:57 pm | Permalink
  3. What Jacques said.

    Also, beware of transgendered geeks bearing gifts!

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 11:27 pm | Permalink
  4. Harold says

    That’s very interesting; I’d say revelatory and eye-opening, except those connote I instantly perceive it to be true, but I will have to think about its truth and significance. Nevertheless it shares with notions I would call revelatory that it is completely novel to me, a welcome addition to my stock of ideas—the first for a while.

    Posted November 2, 2017 at 9:17 am | Permalink
  5. Linval says

    Absolutely brilliant.

    Posted November 2, 2017 at 11:06 am | Permalink
  6. Whitewall says

    “the modern liberal-Enlightenment-Marxist-social-reformist-pragmatist-therapeutic-sexually liberated-civil rights-feminist-GLBTQ-social constructionist-poststructuralist/postmodernist ‘tradition.’” A.k.a. the secular Church.

    Lifted from FencingBearatPrayer.blogspot.com
    the Niceness-Cosmopolitan Creed

    Posted November 4, 2017 at 10:03 am | Permalink
  7. JK says

    Reckon that “holy objects” is why that Spacey feller has gone the way he has?

    I wonder what’s gonna be the direction when, the hammer drops on Nickelodeon?

    Posted November 5, 2017 at 6:28 pm | Permalink
  8. random observer says

    Wow. Just checked back in after a while. Glad I did.

    I’ve been struggling to conceive of how to express elements of the new religion succinctly for a while. Your formulation just blows me out of the water. I share Harold’s reaction.

    That is so true it’s a revelation unto itself.

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 7:03 pm | Permalink
  9. Epicaric says

    Every fully-transitioned transgender a Siddhartha. Our new Holy “Men”.

    Posted November 12, 2017 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

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