Reading between lines of recent surveys: Is the worst of the Sexual Revolution over?

Apr 26, 2020 by

by Richard Ostling, Get Religion: THE QUESTION: “Is the Worst of the Sexual Revolution Over?” THE RELIGION GUY’S ANSWER: The New York Times ran a feature last month about teens wearing shirts that proclaim “Virginity Rocks.” This fad did not originate with those Christian “True Love Waits” crusaders but a YouTube personality who professed a “tongue in cheek” attitude but said he’s happy if teens advocate abstinence, and some actually do take the slogan seriously. A dog-eared maxim in our...

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Why Sexual Morality May be Far More Important than You Ever Thought

Apr 26, 2020 by

by Kirk Durston: One winter afternoon I was relaxing with a half-dozen fellow graduate philosophy students discussing theories of law and punishment. About an hour into the discussion, it occurred to me that some moral laws might limit pleasure and enjoyment in the short term but in the long term minimize suffering and maximize human fulfillment. A few days ago I finished studying Sex and Culture for the second time. It is a remarkable book summarizing a lifetime of research by Oxford social...

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How a ‘consequence-free’ sex culture actually destroys young people

Apr 16, 2020 by

by Joseph Shaw, LifeSite: ‘Having fun’ before marriage can have serious physical and spiritual ramifications. The world into which we send our young people is unlike our ancestors’ world in many ways. It is organized on principles of reward and punishment that combine in an incoherent way, and therefore send mixed signals. In certain respects, it has become difficult to combine virtue and natural happiness with worldly success, and this creates painful choices. Modernity likes to...

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The Moral Revolution and the Media

Apr 2, 2020 by

by Albert Mohler, The Briefing: How activist organisations hide behind deceptive research with press complicity. Listen here  

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The Sexual Deep State

Mar 25, 2020 by

by Jennifer Roback Morse, The American Mind: The Sexual Revolution was never about freedom. It was always about control. America is no longer governed by the Constitution in the sense the Founders understood. Instead, we are governed by a collection of unelected, unaccountable administrative agencies. Readers of this site are likely familiar with the concept of the Administrative State. Readers of this site are also familiar with the concept of the Deep State. The Deep State goes beyond this...

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Why govt policies promoting the family are the best cure for social ills: scholar

Mar 7, 2020 by

by Stephen Koxs, LifeSite: Libertarians are wrong to believe the government can and should be a neutral arbiter on social issues. The state must take an active role in promoting and protecting the family. That’s the advice of renowned scholar and author Mary Eberstadt. Eberstadt made the remarks on this week’s Jonathan Van Maren Show while talking about secularization and the loss of faith in the West. “If you want to talk about free markets, what you have to consider is the role that the...

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