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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); AT THE DAWN OF A GREAT TRANSITION: THE QUESTION OF RADICAL ENHANCEMENT (2021); and HOW WE BECAME POST-LIBERAL: THE RISE AND FALL OF TOLERATION (2024).

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Sexual openness vs. sexual prudery

Interesting article by Alex Henderson. See for yourself and draw your own conclusions.

H/T RD.net.

1 comment:

Kirth Gersen said...

As a German-born American, I agree with the article pretty much all the way down the line.

U.S. defenders always cry about dissimilarities negating correlations, so a more interesting natural experiment is to look at teen pregnancy and STD rates in U.S. states immediately before and after they switch to abstinance-based "sex ed."

For example: