By STEVEN E. LANDSBURG JULY 8, 2007
MORE SEX IS SAFER SEX
It is real: AIDS is nature’s awful retribution for the threshold of immoderate and socially reckless behavior that is sexual. The epidemic may be the cost of our permissive attitudes toward monogamy, chastity, along with other kinds of extreme conservatism that is sexual.
You have look over somewhere else concerning the sin of promiscuity. Let me make it clear concerning the sin of self-restraint.
Think about Martin, a charming and usually wise man that is young a restricted intimate history, who’s got been carefully flirting together with his coworker Joan. As the other day’s office celebration approached, both Joan and Martin quietly and individually entertained the outlook they might just be going home together. Unfortunately, Fate, through its agents at the Centers for infection Control, intervened. The morning for the celebration, Martin occurred to see some of those subway that is CDC-sponsored touting the virtues of abstinence. Chastened, he made a decision to remain house. In Martin’s lack, Joan connected utilizing the similarly charming but quite a bit less prudent Maxwell – and Joan got AIDS.
If the cautious Martin withdraws through the mating game, he makes it much simpler when it comes to careless Maxwell to prey regarding the hapless Joan. Read more