Monday, June 13, 2005

There You Go

My piece in the Spring 2005 issue of Dissent.

1 Comments:

At 8:18 AM, Blogger Benedict said...

It is not surprising that a junior in college would think that sex is the most important thing in the world. To suggest, however, that a new political movement of any importance will arise over sex seems laughable. To me it makes more sense to consider what public policy favors anyone's sexual proclivity and incorporate those notions into a broader political movement.

On principle, I believe it is both inappropriate to distinguish, as a form of public policy, individuals by what they prefer sexually. Likewise, religious rituals should not curry favor from the government. Ergo, I need to be neither pro- or anti-gay and just believe that government has no role in the bedroom or in the church.

Trust me, twenty years after college sex is still important, but it isn't much of a rallying cry for political activism;)

 

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