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August 7th, 2001 by Babs

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Porgy loves Bess,
Bianca loves Mick,
And everybody knows Liz loves Dick!
~ “Sex” by The Fools

Now that I have your attention…

This essay contains my thoughts and opinions about others’ thoughts and opinions regarding such topics as sex, sex education, homosexuality, and abortion. Once upon a time these issues weren’t, well, issues, but ever since they day we supposedly lowered our moral standard they have become hot topics for discussion.

First of all, I’d like to make it perfectly clear that I think sex is a good thing. And I’m not just saying that because I’ve been having it for more years than my parents would care to know about. Sex, regardless of who or what is doing it, is how we keep life on this planet. I don’t see anything bad or shameful about that, but if you do well then don’t do it!

Now, I won’t say there aren’t things out there that make me squeamish, because there are. But I’m not going around telling other people they can’t do what feels good to them, just because I don’t agree with it. As long as you’re not hurting anyone (including yourself), then it’s just fine with me.

Sex Education in schools. I do not have a problem with this. In fact, I think the earlier the better. Kids need to learn what their bodies are capable of. They need to know what’s out there and how it affects them. They have to be made aware of the possible consequences of their actions. Keeping this information from them is not going to keep them from having sex. It is, however, going to keep them from making intelligent decisions about sex.

This does not mean that Sex Education in school should replace parental responsibility. Instead the two should compliment each other. I try to answer my kids questions whenever they have them, and enlighten them whenever they seem to need it. It is a day to day process.

When I was in high school I had a friend who was gay. He would often talk about getting a partial sex change and I once ran into him hanging out on the streets selling himself. While his private life made me rather uncomfortable at the time, and peer pressure was responsible for a few acts of stupidity on my behalf, but I still managed to keep him as a friend up until he disappeared.

What negativity I might have felt toward homosexuality back in school was blasted away during my stint at a video store in Cambridge a few years later. It’s pretty damn hard to dislike someone because of their sexual preference when half your co-workers are either gay or bi. First you learn to live with them, then you realize they’re good people.

Not too long ago the Governor of Massachusetts started insisting we needed to change the state constitution to make it clear that gay marriages were wrong. She and her followers stated that we needed to preserve the sanctity of marriage, claiming that such a bond was meant for couples in order to have children. Okay, so why are all these hetro couples who are unable to have children being allowed to marry? Hey, let’s be consistent here, folks.

Knowing a set of twins who are both gay, I’ve long since come to the conclusion that homosexuality is genetic. I’d even go as far as saying that Mother Nature intended it to be one of her more positive forms of population control. Having couples who don’t reproduce is much nicer than having to wipe out half the world with a plague.

Sure, this country was founded on good, clean, wholesome Christian values, but has anyone stopped to think about who had the country before it was founded? I don’t know how our Native American friends feel about gays, but I’m sure they probably aren’t anywhere near as tight-assed as the Puritans where. And speaking of which, didn’t these people come to this country to flee from religious persecution? Nice to know we’re not being hypocritical.

As I already mentioned I believe Mother Nature created a system of checks and balances to keep the human population under control. Over the years, we’ve managed to totally trash that system. Homosexuality has become a sin, we are now “immune” to many illnesses that where once deadly, and we can now protect ourselves from most of our predators. Too bad there are still too many clueless people out there who don’t realize that we no longer need to mass produce offspring.

I’m sure I can’t be only one to see the signs of the good Mother going to extremes to bail our asses out of the messes we’ve created. Why do you think we have AIDS? Sorry, but “to cleanse our world of those sinners” is not the correct answer. If AIDS isn’t the biggest wake up call to the overpopulation problem, I don’t know what is. AIDS is a plague. A special plague. While it’s main job, like most plagues, is to wipe out as many people as possible, it also has the purpose of population control. See, if folks spent more time protecting themselves instead of whining for a cure or vaccine, we’d already be making strides in eradicating this disease. And through abstinence and safe sex, we can also put a dent in overpopulation.

Violence is also a sign. Science has shown us that as the world becomes more crowded people become more violent. It’s just a simple fact of self preservation. We haven’t completely eliminated our predators; we have just forgotten about ourselves.

And then there’s infertility and sterility. I so want to bitch slap those who claim abortion is “playing god”, but look the other way when a woman is taking fertility drugs. I can almost hear WuFei screaming, “Injustice!” If you are not able to have kids on your own, then consider adoption. Don’t be selfish when there are millions of children out there looking to become a part of a family.

Don’t bash those who are pro-choice. Remember: Not everyone follows the same belief system you do. In fact, abortion predates Judeo-Christian beliefs, so stop riding the backs of those who think differently. Until the day when there’s a form of birth control that is 100% effective, and is available to everyone, then abortion should be kept legal (and covered by health insurance). And while we’re at it birth control should be covered by all health insurance plans. *glares at George “Dubbya” Bush*.

Alrighty now, I think I’ve covered everything I wanted to say. So let’s sum up: Sex is good. It’s just us that are bad. :o) But we can become better people by being open minded and responsible. You are not the only person on this planet; we are not the only species. Start looking at the big picture.

Babs

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