Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. My latest books are THE TYRANNY OF OPINION: CONFORMITY AND THE FUTURE OF LIBERALISM (2019) and AT THE DAWN OF A GREAT TRANSITION: THE QUESTION OF RADICAL ENHANCEMENT (2021).
Worth reading - not that the studies referred to tell us anything surprising. Religion tends to produce guilt, even for people in monogamous heterosexual relationships, and it's guilt that makes perfectly healthy pleasures less pleasurable.