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Not a Dirty Word

TX Gal Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 5:42 PM
RiffRaff Wrote: 1 hour ago (3:56 PM) Quibbling about words misses the point. I think what Liebau and Walker are saying is that 'abstinence' is not a bad thing I agree! Abstinence is not a bad thing. But Carol specifically said that Walker "has admitted she is a virgin" when she did no such thing! Where did Carol get that information? Makes me wonder if other articles that Carol Liebau writes are made up.
RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 7:12 PM
It may be that Carol didn't read the article closely. I've skimmed articles and I've even on occasion only read the opening paragraph before commenting and as a result had observations not aligned with the content of the article. So, maybe Carol just wasn't as careful this time as she could have been. Either way, Carol isn't God, she's just another human with an opinion. Getting hung up in the superficial misses the important stuff. I wonder if 4aslongasittakes goes ballistic every time Obama opens his mouth? Everything he says is a 'lie' so where's the self-righteous indignation?

Thirty-something writer Kristin Walker has done a very brave thing (at least, in our culture): She has admitted she is abstaining from sex until she is married.  She's normal, she's in a relationship -- but she has simply decided to live in accordance with her morals.  And she makes extremely good points:

Don’t submit to what Chesterton called “the degrading slavery of being a child of [ones] age.” Make your own decisions. Don’t buy the giant lie that if you stop having sex your unmentionables are going to shrivel and drop off from disuse. And don’t believe them when...