Failure of the Sexual Revolution

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Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Disciple » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:53 pm

This article is from breitbart, but it's a good one. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government ... ic-church/

1. Women are depressed. Polling shows that with the widespread availability of the contraceptive pill, rather than entering into blissful sunny uplands of consequence-free sex, women are, well, sad, increasingly so. This could have something to do with nature, that is, women really do want to settle down and have a family, something men are less inclined to do as long as they can get the “milk for free,” as your granny might once have said.

2. Young women are even more depressed. They are weary of the college hook-up culture. Ask around on a college campus. Look at the social science data. Young women are even sadder than their moms. College campuses have become cesspools of male hormones seeking easy action that young women have been lulled into providing.

3. Declining rates of marriage. Young men and women really do want to get married but they are finding it much more difficult. The sexual revolution has completely altered relationships that naturally lead to marriage and children. Young people have no idea on how to form meaningful relationships with the opposite sex, let alone get married.

4. Fatherless children. When Daniel Patrick Moynihan first raised alarms about fatherless black children back during the Nixon administration, he was excoriated. The black fatherless rate at that time was roughly 25 percent. It is now more than 70 percent. The white fatherless rate now stands where the black rate used to be. The nearly intractable problems in the black communities are coming to a white suburb near you.

5. Our immense porn culture. Nothing demonstrates the success/failure of the sexual revolution than hard-core porn. It is at once everywhere, including on the smartphones of 9-year-olds, and it has driven a deep wedge between young men and young women. Men of all ages who are addicted to porn have a nearly impossible time relating to real live women. Divorce lawyers will tell you that porn addiction is mentioned in over 60 percent of divorce cases.

6. The objectification of women. Radical feminists used to rail about this and it has happened right out in the open. Women are now sexual tools for the gratification of men young and old.

7. 50 million dead. This is the number of unborn children aborted since the imposition of abortion on the country by the Supreme Court in 1973. Most of these abortions have occurred on single women. The thing about sex is that it leads to babies. And if the promise of the sexual revolution is sex without consequences, abortion ensures that promise is kept.

8. 8 million infected. 650,000 dead. Those are the grisly numbers related to the AIDs pandemic. The CDC reports that an additional 50,000 are infected each year in the United States. Without the retrovirals, the effectiveness of which will likely wane over time, the death toll would have been close to 2 million.

9. New infections. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are a whopping 20 million new infections every year. There are 14 million new HPV infections each year, along with 2.8 million chlamydia, 1 million trichomoniasis, 800,000 gonorrhea, 776,000 genital herpes, 55,000 syphillis, which was supposed to have been eradicated.

10. STDs everywhere. According to the CDC, 79 million Americans are infected with HPV, 24 million have genital herpes, 3.7 million have tichomoniasis, 1.5 million have chlamydia, 900,000 have HIV, 800,000 have gonorrhea, 420,000 have HBV, and 117,000 have syphilis, which was supposed to have been eradicated. Fifty percent of new infections are in people under 24 years old.

11. Public health stretched thin. The cost of treating the results of the sexual revolution are immense. According to the CDC, direct medical costs are $16 billion a year. Lost time at work runs the cost into billions more.

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by CecilN » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:21 pm

Disciple wrote:This article is from breitbart, but it's a good one. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government ... ic-church/
6. The objectification of women. ... feminists used to rail about this and it has happened right out in the open. Women are now sexual tools for the gratification of men young and old.
The 2nd wave feminist movement was one of the major contributors to the sexual revolution where they sexual objectified themselves. The title here is more accurately: "Failure of the Sexual Revolution & Feminism". Today, it is most difficult to discuss sexual morality with most (but not all) women due to their conformity or susceptibility to political correctness. The feminists are still pushing their deception of female sexual invulnerability. Is this what is referred to in the suttas as a woman's "two-fingered-wisdom"?

Good video (despite the usual & occasional dumb opinions by Stefan).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DYnzSjiA0o

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:30 pm

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Aloka » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:45 pm

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I'm not surprised that women rarely join in these discussions....


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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:48 pm

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by mikenz66 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:51 pm

Aloka wrote:.


I'm not surprised that women rarely join in these discussions....


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Because the participants provide sub-standard coffee?

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by SDC » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:58 pm

Threads like these remind me why the News forum is so important to this community.

Do I have to put the eye roll emoji or is my sarcasm apparent enough?

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by SarathW » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:39 am

Threads like these remind me why the News forum is so important to this community.
Lay people are expect to observe Uposatta only once a month.
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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Disciple » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:50 am

Anything of use to say rather than the lame passive aggressive remarks?

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by SDC » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:53 am

Disciple wrote:Anything of use to say rather than the lame passive aggressive remarks?
Not really. Was it that lame?

My wife did say she felt completely different when she stopped taking contraception. Like she was in a trance for those years. See? I contributed from sides.

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by mikenz66 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:28 am

Hi Disciple,

I wasn't sure what the point was of the article, sorry. It didn't seem to be saying anything interesting, and simply triggered some silly rants with someone complaining about SJW's (at least, I presume it was that sort of rant - I don't bother watching videos that appear to be random propaganda).

Perhaps if you could summarise what you would like to talk about in your own words, we'd have something to work with.

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Justsit » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:53 am

Disciple wrote:This article is from breitbart, but it's a good one.
Breitbart is an ultra conservative, racist, sexist, homophobic, neo-Nazi propaganda tool.

Nothing I've ever read from there is "good;" they even said themselves they live in a Post-fact (ie, lying) world. They twist words and statistics, and spew poorly reasoned venom to incite anger and create divisiveness.

That article is garbage, a one dimensional amalgam of "facts" with no supporting documentation and no discussion of how all those figures are somehow the result of "feminism."

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by Justsit » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:54 am

Aloka wrote:I'm not surprised that women rarely join in these discussions....
+1

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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by CecilN » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:05 am

Justsit wrote:Breitbart is an ultra conservative, racist, sexist, homophobic, neo-Nazi propaganda tool.
Name-calling & stereotyping is not Dhammic nor is accusing individuals of hate crimes. To dismiss the relevance of Breitbart, an argument is required that sexual liberalism accords with Buddha-Dhamma.
Justsit wrote:+1
Is it being inferred that women inherently support sexual liberalism?
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Re: Failure of the Sexual Revolution

Post by mikenz66 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:08 am

CecilN wrote:
Justsit wrote:Breitbart is an ultra conservative, racist, sexist, homophobic, neo-Nazi propaganda tool.
Name-calling & stereotyping is not Dhammic nor is accusing individuals of crimes. Do dismiss Breitbart, an argument is required that sexual liberalism accords with Buddha-Dhamma.
I don't see any responsibility for members to waste time refuting random nonsense gathered from the Internet.

If you have a point to make, kindly write down what it is and we can discuss it.

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