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  •  Maybe their big problem is not knowing (4+ / 0-)

    what CONSENT means? It needs to be made clear that when someone is seriously inebriated they cannot give consent.

    Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama

    by kimoconnor on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 07:30:44 AM PDT

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    •  That's a big part of it. (1+ / 0-)
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      And Republican squeamishness about discussing intimacy with children, and their insistence upon 'abstinence' education is probably exactly counterproductive, and leads to a greater number of rapes, rather than a smaller number.

      Where progressives have likewise fallen short is on focusing entirely upon sexual mechanics and prophylactics, rather than pushing for more comprehensive classes that discuss the psychological and emotional aspects of intimacy and healthy relationships.

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