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Societal acceptance of hooking up as opposed to dating.

This discussion is actually a summary and reaction to an article entitled "Love in the time of hooking up." The trend of casual sex and no-strings-attached sexual experimentation is evaluated and discussed.

The old saying "you reap what you sow" comes to mind as I read this article. For years we have taught children in our public schools that they are products of chance and random mutations. We teach that we and monkeys are 98% the same and that we are only a highly evolved animal. The logical outcome of this type of philosophy and teaching is that we aspire to behave as animals. We take what we want, act out our feelings and let the chips fall where they may.

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The old saying "you reap what you sow" comes to mind as I read this article. For years we have taught children in our public schools that they are products of chance and random mutations. We teach that we and monkeys are 98% the same and that we are only a highly evolved animal. The logical outcome of this type of philosophy and teaching is that we aspire to behave as animals. We take what we want, act out our feelings and let the chips fall where they may.

We have dismissed the notion of God and called him a figment of man's imagination, a crutch for the weak or a cosmic killjoy. We deny the possibility that we are after all created in God's image and as His creation He knows what is best for us and we are accountable to him. We think we know best and insist that we have the "right" to explore our sexuality in whatever way we choose disregarding God's established boundaries for sex which is one man and one woman who have entered a covenant to love each other until death separates them.

And so our high school and college ...

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This discussion is actually a summary and reaction to an article entitled "Love in the time of hooking up." The trend of casual sex and no-strings-attached sexual experimentation is evaluated and discussed. Included in this post are both the original article and my summary and reaction to it. Over 750 words of original text accompany the article.

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