Tuesday, November 20, 2007

More on Young People and Sex

Previously, I posted links to articles that among other things suggested young people today have a growing awareness that sex and love are not one and the same thing. From the Detroit News comes another piece affirming the vacuousness of valueless culture.

By now everyone's heard of the hook-up culture prevalent on college campuses and, increasingly, in high schools and even middle schools. Kids don't date; they just do it (or something close to "it," an activity that a recent president asserted was not actual sex), and then figure out what comes next. If anything.
Speaking to a packed room of mostly women, Grossman noted that while some in the audience had attended college during the free-love days, the world is far more dangerous now. Today there are more than two-dozen sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- 15 million new cases each year -- some of which are incurable.
At Duke University recently, Stepp asked how many in her audience of about 250 would like to bring back dating. Four out of every five raised their hands.
For the entire article, click here.

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