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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

dstiefel Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 2:05 PM
There is no real "love," in these relationships, for love respects roles. And if virtuous roles cease to exist, there is nothing left to honor. There is only lust. A lust which is condemned for valid reasons over and over again. However, once one has crossed the line into lust being confused for love, the arrogant assumption that one should have the right to lust after anyone they please is merely characteristic of being ruled by lust in the first place. It arrogantly assumes itself entitled to anything that arouses it.

In July, 2009, Newsweek ran a feature article on “relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners,” entitled, “Polyamory: The Next Sexual Revolution.” Last week, Showtime launched a reality TV show called “Polyamory: Married and Dating.” To quote from Newsweek’s 2009 article, it’s “enough to make any monogamist’s head spin.” And all this, of course, is being touted as a great thing, a celebration of love and freedom, a deliverance from the monotony and constraints of monogamy.

The Showtime promo pulls no punches and makes no excuses:

Narrator: The polyamorous lifestyle may shock some. But with American divorce...