The tragedy of self-indulgent sex

Feb 12, 2018 by

by Andrew Mullins, MercatorNet: It is 50 years since Paul VI, in Humanae Vitae, predicted four effects of the widespread use of contraception: first, “conjugal infidelity and the general lowering of morality” would become widespread; second, there would be a loss of respect for women; third,...

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The Zealous Faith of Secularism

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Mary Eberstadt, First Things: How the Sexual Revolution became a dogma. Begin with a sobering fact. During the past ten years, some of the sharpest observers of our time have come to believe that the tectonic plates underlying Western civilization have shifted momentously. One result is a deep,...

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Strong families can resist the new sexual revolution

Nov 22, 2017 by

by Veronika Winkels, MercatorNet: Hours after the results of Australia’s plebiscite on same-sex marriage were released, Family Edge’s Veronika Winkels sat down with German sociologist and Catholic convert Gabriele Kuby to hear her thoughts on the effects this social development will have on...

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The rolling revolution in sex and gender: a history

Jul 31, 2017 by

by Scott Yenor, The Public Discourse. In today’s culture wars, yesterday’s common sense is often tomorrow’s bigotry. No one thirty years ago imagined same-sex marriage; now opposition to it may be officially proscribed. Yesterday every kindergartener knew that boys have a penis and girls have a...

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Why Premarital Sex Is Wrong

Jul 20, 2017 by

by Nathan Smith, Public Discourse: There is no way to make premarital sex promote the good of society or of the individuals involved. The world would be a better place if it never happened at all. In 1960, most Americans held the traditional Christian belief, shared by Muslims and Jews, that...

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The Sexual Revolution and the Do-Nothing Church

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Stephen Baskerville, Crisis Magazine: From time to time, the church finds itself with egg on its face because of its failure to speak out in the face of grievous injustices. The Nazi episode, the Civil Rights movement in the United States and Apartheid in South Africa—in each case the church...

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