Same-sex marriage survey: attacking the naysayers, rather than their ideas, is an ethical failure

By Damon Young
Updated April 24 2018 - 12:02pm, first published November 4 2017 - 5:42am

We know that many in public life are hypocrites. Politicians spruiking the sanctity of heterosexual marriage while failing their own spouses. Men of the cloth preaching the duty of care while abusing children or protecting abusers. "Hypocrite" is an ancient word for an ancient observation: some wear masks of virtue to hide their vices.

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