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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

Troglodite Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:32 PM
Amy: My own takeaway from the passage that you cited was that we should pay more attention to David's devotion than to his sins. After all, we are all sinners, so David's status as a sinner is not unique by any means. On the other hand, many or most of us are not devout, so David's devotion makes him our better in that respect. Of course, devotion does not excuse sin--but neither does sin necessarily destroy faith and hope or preclude penitence and an attempt to do better next time.

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...