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Rick Santorum Was Right About Incest and the Slippery Slope

mriegert Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 10:41 PM
Phobia - "a persistent fear of an object or situation in which the sufferer commits to great lengths in avoiding, typically disproportional to the actual danger posed, often being recognized as irrational." Bill's point is that 'homophobia' is used as a label for all people who do not agree with homosexuality as a lifestyle. It has nothing to do with an 'irrational fear' of homosexuals. It's meaning has be morphed far beyond it's original definition. Unlike the word gay, whose definition has also been morphed beyond recognition, phobias are medical/psychological definitions and as such are not 'common' English.
In April 2003, Senator Rick Santorum stated that, “If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to consensual [gay] sex within your home, then you have the right to bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest, you have the right to adultery. You have the right to anything.” For this he was mocked and vilified. It turns out he was right.

In my last article, “Here Comes Incest, Just as Predicted,” I pointed to a small but growing societal trend towards the acceptance of consensual, adult incest, especially when...