Truth Above All Else

“Truth above all else” is the very mentality that drove me from the cold, dead arms of Christian fundamentalism. “Truth above all else” is how fundamentalist parents justify kicking gay kids out of their homes and onto the streets — how Christian homeschool parents justify isolating their children to the point of social anxiety and panic attacks — and ironically, considering the original conversation about creationism, how creationists justify educational neglect.