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Why does contemporary society approve of consensual casual-sex, but disapprove of consensual obesity?

Why does contemporary society approve of consensual casual-sex but disapprove of consensual obesity?  (Both cause health problems and can be labeled as epidemics.)  Both result from being gone with the whim. If there can be safe casual-sex, why not safe obesity?

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Warning: Use Self-Directed Censorship

John Locke was an English philosopher and political theorist. His ideas about freedom greatly influenced America’s founding fathers and are reflected in the Declaration of Independence. Yet, Locke believed in a kind of censorship, a self-directed control of what we … Continue reading

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America Needs Mysticism

What does America need? To “throw out the incumbents”? “Change”? “Economic recovery”? “Universal health care”? “To “keep the Bush tax cuts”? “Stimulus”? To stop the “obesity epidemic”?  A balanced budget?  To deal with illegal immigration? To win or stop its … Continue reading

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