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Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. Author of FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND THE SECULAR STATE (2012), HUMANITY ENHANCED (2014), and THE MYSTERY OF MORAL AUTHORITY (2016).

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Religion, guilt, and sexuality

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.

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