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mnm08 replied...
Apr. 4, 2013 at 1:31 pm

I think it's the media's fault for overemphasizing, and overexagerating it. Sex is supposed to be a symbol of love between two matured adults. However, today it has been made into something else.. AS a result, it has started a chain reaction of events from teen pregnancies to the propulsion of the porn industry. I definitely think the media is to blame. I believe that the media needs to promote things that are way more important in life, like getting an education and promoting the self-esteem of teenagers and young adults instead of degrading it.

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CollinF replied...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 12:21 am

*Shoots sorla in the head*
 
Death's a part of life. Get over it.

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CollinF replied...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 12:24 am

And if you're going to continue obsessing over what's "natural," then it should be noted that monogomous relationships are both the most natural and the most healthy way to do the dirty.

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Apr. 14, 2013 at 11:43 am

Murder ain't the same thing as death, Collin. Stop trying to spread your self righteousness. Se.x is fun, se.x is awesome, some people rather have a lot of it. There's nothing wrong with that. Why would you want to limit yourself to one person? I prefer having multiple partners, because I don't get bored and I get more variety. That doesn't make me a "wh.ore" like society says, there's no money changing hands, it's just se.x, we're just having fun. One of the best things about not being prudish about se.x, is that you don't feel ashamed after. Humans actually tended to be polygamous all those years ago back before society decided to poison their minds and control them. They were also monogamous, but the main difference is that they weren't judged or scorned, no matter what lifestyle they chose. 

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Gryffindor replied...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Sorla........remember, Collin does have a shotgun. :)
 
Se.x was meant (like so many have explained so far) for concieving a child and that was it. Congratulations to Society we have turned se.x into an everyday topic. I'm pretty sure there are so many other things in life that you can do with your friends that don't involve se.x. 
 
 
Take me for example, I frequently take people out on my Pontoon boat and have fun hanging out on the lake. 
 
 
Se.x has become more like a recreational dru.g. We do it because we have nothing better to do and so therefore we need more happiness, so we resort to the only thing that we think will satisfy  us at that moment. 
 
 
 

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Apr. 14, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Firearms don't help when you try and fight a lunatic, but anyways, se.x isn't cheap and trashy, even if you have a lot of it. It's just life. There is nothing shameful or wrong about it. You think that early humans cared about making babies when they banged? Lots of cultures didn't even correlate se.x with reproduction, they thought that reproduction was when a ghost was reborn or something like that. There are many things people can do for fun, se.x is only one of them, and a dam.n fine thing to do at that. People don't have se.x cause they have nothing better to do, people have se.x because they want to, and once more, there is nothing wrong with that. Where did these puritanical views of se.x come from? I've noticed that the more squeamish someone is about se.x, the more they hate women, like they blame women for their lustful thoughts or something. Hey, that is how misogyny was created, men who were ashamed of their se.xual thoughts blamed women and tried to make them out to be evil and manipulative. We shouldn't have to be ashamed for being ourselves. I think that se.x and love are very wonderful things, and everyone needs love wether they realize it or not. Some people use se.x to stimulate love. It's not that they love their partner per say, but their partner is more of a vessel for that love. We just need to chill out and let people be themselves, and treat others with respect no matter what their lifestyle choices are.

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CollinF replied...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm

"Murder ain't the same thing as death."
 
Precisely my point. Death is natural and good; murder is not. S.ex is natural and good; promiscuity is not. 
 
And au contraire, my friend. Marriage and the nuclear family are the basis of human society, and "w.hores" and those who cheat on their spouses have been condemned to a very extreme punishment in basically every holy writing I can think of from Babylon to Egypt to ancient China. 
 
Yes, pagan religions of the Middle-East institutionalized hedonism in the temples, but asceticism is not a wholly Christian idea. We merely expounded on it. :)

 

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CollinF replied...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm

And I'm sorry, but your statement that misogyny was bred from Puritanical views on s.ex is asinine. 
 
These pagans you claim exemplify how s.ex should be viewed repressed women far more than Judaism or Christianity ever have. It's been a part of human history from the beginning.

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Apr. 14, 2013 at 3:30 pm

The nuclear family might be the basis for your society, but that is not always the case. Not all cultures consider having multiple partners a sin. The Celts for instance were very open about their bodies and se.xuality. They were one of the only cultures of their time to approve of hom.os.exuality. The people of the book (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) may have believed they were more civilized then the "barbarians" but I think the Celts were way ahead of their time. Their woman had equal rights as men, unlike in Rome, and the middle east, and most parts of Europe, China, and Africa. Life is just too dam.n short. A single human is but a blip of life in an extremely complex and mysterious web of energy. Life is too short to be anything but happy, and make the most of every moment. I don't know about you, but I'd rather spent my short time on this earth feeling good and not being ashamed of myself, or try to change myself to fit in the narrow mold society has left for us. Christians and Jews stoned woman to death for cheating on their husbands, but the punishment for a man who cheated on his wife (or harems of wives) was minimal if anything at all. There technically was no such thing as cheating in Celtic society. I feel bad for people who are held back by religion. They'll never truly know what it feels like to be free. What's wrong with promiscuity? What's wrong with casual se.x for that matter? Nothing, since when has society ever been right after all?

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Apr. 14, 2013 at 3:31 pm

The nuclear family might be the basis for your society, but that is not always the case. Not all cultures consider having multiple partners a sin. The Celts for instance were very open about their bodies and se.xuality. They were one of the only cultures of their time to approve of hom.os.exuality. The people of the book (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) may have believed they were more civilized then the "barbarians" but I think the Celts were way ahead of their time. Their woman had equal rights as men, unlike in Rome, and the middle east, and most parts of Europe, China, and Africa. Life is just too dam.n short. A single human is but a blip of life in an extremely complex and mysterious web of energy. Life is too short to be anything but happy, and make the most of every moment. I don't know about you, but I'd rather spent my short time on this earth feeling good and not being ashamed of myself, or try to change myself to fit in the narrow mold society has left for us. The people of the book stoned woman to death for cheating on their husbands, but the punishment for a man who cheated on his wife (or harems of wives) was minimal if anything at all. There technically was no such thing as cheating in Celtic society. I feel bad for people who are held back by religion. They'll never truly know what it feels like to be free. What's wrong with promiscuity? What's wrong with casual se.x for that matter? Nothing, since when has society ever been right after all?
 

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abby09 replied...
Aug. 8, 2013 at 5:41 pm

I believe that the media objectifies sex and makes it appear like it's wrong to be a virgin. This puts an idea in young people's minds that they should have sex, and can have it whenever and with whomever. Sex is a special experience that you should only have with the person you truly love and plan to marry or have married. Teens should not feel pressured to have sex and be embarrassed to be a virgin. It is okay!

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Sept. 7, 2013 at 1:54 pm

If you aren't religious, you don't know what it feels like. It does feel like being free, and so much more. It goes both ways.

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