Sex and Religion

It is striking that religions always want to regulate the behavior of women. “Sex vs. Religion” we could say shortened or “men against women”?
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25 responses to “Sex and Religion

  1. It is striking that religions always want to regulate the behavior of women. “Sex vs. Religion” we could say shortened or “men against women”?
    I agree with you dear Frizz, extremes and conservatism in all religions bringing some difficulties and debates…. Have a nice day, Thanks and Love, nia

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  2. I think it is a case of men vs women and men’s need to objectify and submit women to show who is the more powerful.

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  3. Amy

    Well said, Frizz!

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  4. Why is it that varied religions seem to preach peace and love and yet most wars are fought over religion?

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  5. micklively

    Wasn’t religion invented to control people, and control female sexuality specifically? Why else do you think it has existed for so long? Surely, you didn’t fall for the “praising god” lie?

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  6. Laura Bloomsbury

    We freethinkers kid ourselves about self-control – hence Hobbes Leviathan.I think it has something to do with the means of ownership and (re)production!!

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  7. Laura Bloomsbury

    p.s. thank you for your making the blogosphere that much more interesting and debateable with your posts

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  8. Caddo

    Don’t even get me started on that, Frizz–I’m in a pretty good mood today, and don’t want to ruin it! God bless you BIG–love, Caddo

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  9. In countries like Canada the younger generation of women who come from “restrictive” religious backgrounds are finding it difficult to balance ideology and freedom of choice – many of them are opting out. We shall see what this brings….

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  11. As an Iranian man said to me yesterday, the burkha is “pre-historic.” He fought as a soldier in that long war against Iraq . . . with not much choice in the matter.

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    • the problem is: what can a single person (or blogger) do, change, block, stop?
      [“the burkha is “pre-historic.” He fought as a soldier in that long war against Iraq . . . with not much choice in the matter…]

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  12. vastlycurious.com

    Provocative topic indeed ! My lips are sealed but I am enjoying the responses and your Autumn strumming Frizz!

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  13. Sadly also society (patriarcal societies, like mexican), not only religion or religious societies.

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