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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

Troglodite Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 11:21 PM
It is interesting to note that polygamy, where it has been practiced, seems generally to have had such unpleasant consequences that it is no stretch at all, even apart from Scripture, to believe that this was not the plan. Specifically, polygamy has been associated with a rather inferior status for women. Secondly, polygamy has discouraged paternal-filial relations between fathers and sons and fraternal relations between the sons of different mothers. The harems of the various Moslem rulers are cases in point--and we may gather than the harems of David and Solomon were not much better.
AliveInHim Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 11:55 PM
The folks in Colorado City don't count?

Not that I'd call *that* situation anything like healthy.

King David's experiment with polygamy and concubinage didn't work so well for him, either.

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...