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We need more than consent to have ‘good’ sex

America Magazine, a Jesuit publication, talks to Christine Emba, a Washington Post columnist, about why so many people are having miserable sex when second wave feminism, #MeToo, and the sexual revolution was supposed to fix it all.

Her conclusion is that consent is not enough of a sexual ethic. And that our sexual ethic must expand to include empathy and considering the good of the other. Her remarks reminded me of Daniel Frost’s article which he published in Public Square Magazine making a similar argument:

Consent is Good, But Not Enough

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C.D. Cunningham

C.D. Cunningham is the managing editor of Public Square magazine. After graduating from BYU-Idaho, he studied religion at Harvard University Extension. He serves on the board of the Latter-day Saint Publishing and Media Association.
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