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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

Troglodite Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:07 PM
jl: True enough again, but neither of these kings got into trouble directly for polygamy. In David's case, the problem was that Bathsheba was already married to Uriah and that David connived at the death of the latter. In Solomon's case, the problem was not his multiple wives, but his complaisance about idolatry.

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...