Israel Folau: ABC interview

I have often been a critic of the ABC for its lack of diversity. And I remain one.

But I must give credit where it is due and yesterday I was invited to be a panel member on the Focus program hosted by Emma Griffiths. The reason: to debate freedom following the broo-hah-hah that has erupted over Israel Folau’s entirely unsurprising view (for a Christian) that unrepentant homosexuals will find themselves in hell.

Click on the image below to listen to the program (trigger warning: you will be taken to the ABC website).

ABC Focus Falou

And yes. We now live in a society where it is ‘normal’ to ask whether it is acceptable for a rugby player to be disciplined for believing in hell.

And here I was thinking that equality had taken Western civilisation to new heights of freedom and tolerance…

Author: Bernard Gaynor

Bernard Gaynor is a married father of eight children. He has a background in military intelligence, Arabic language and culture and is an outspoken advocate of conservative and family values.

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