With the ongoing flood of celebrities, politicians, and people in power being accused of sexual harassment, some people are wondering how this happened? Well, there are a few things that might have factored in:
You said that sex didn’t have to mean anything.
You said monogamy was outdated and unnatural.
You said pornography was harmless fun.
You said that one’s sexual habits were an entirely private and personal affair.
You said that sexual constancy was impossible.
You elevated sexual pleasure to the level of the highest good.
You said that one’s sexual preferences were the defining feature of his personality.
You encouraged children to ‘experiment’ with sex.
You encouraged people to base their relationships on how good the sex was.
You said that adultery was ‘just another kind of marriage.’
You held up sexual predators and deviants as heroes.
You praised depictions of sexual depravity as high art.
You mocked and derided anyone who called for morality in sex.
You hailed contraception as liberation and condemned anyone who opposed it.
You hailed abortion as freedom and condemned anyone who condemned it.
You hailed pornography as liberating and raised pornographers to the status of folk heroes.
You made ‘Pimp’ a compliment.
You made contraception a fundamental human right.
You made sodomy a fundamental human right.
You made not having you sexual habits questioned or criticized in any way a fundamental human right.
You mocked and derided courtesy and chivalry.
You condemned the teaching of virtue as ‘judgmental.’
You forbade religion from the public square.
You condemned any special treatment offered to women as an insult.
You condemned anyone who pointed out that men and women are different and ought to be treated differently.
You mocked anyone who said that women should take special precautions and have special protections simply because they are women.
You repeatedly mock the idea that men should protect women.
You denied that there is even any substantial difference between men and women.
You celebrated imprudence, self-indulgence, and the exploitation of others as ‘self-discovery.’
You encouraged men and women to abandon or never start families in the name of ‘independence.’
You teach children about the beauty of sexual perversions.
You advocate for men to be able to use the women’s bathroom.
You hold personal desire up as an unquestionable good.
You deride any safeguards, precautions, or prudential habits as ‘repressive.’
You accuse anyone who suggests ways a woman can minimize her risk of being assaulted of ‘blaming the victim.’
You sneer at the customs, laws, and teachings of ages that didn’t have this problem.
You spent four generations stripping away more and more boundaries, advocating greater and greater transgressions, and claiming that you were virtuous for doing so.
You spent four generations mocking and deriding morality and elevating a person’s animal desires as the truest part of himself.
You spent four generations telling people that only they could decide what was right or true for them.
What the hell did you think was going to happen?