4.04.2005

Creationism leads to sucking?

I have below the first part of an article from Bill Maher on Abstinence pledges. The US is hell bent for leather when it comes to not having "sex" in sex education. Many abstinance sex education courses don't even mention sex.

As you discover in Maher's excellent piece, these holy-roller's kids sure know their way around Dick and Jane.

Doesn't all this bring to mind the jokes about the Pastor's kids.

Thanks to the GayMens Health Summit yahoo list for this link...
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Abstinence pledges suck -- literally As news spreads that teens who pledge chastity have lots more kinky sex, millions of aging boomers ask: Where was Bush when I was in high school? - By Bill Maher April 1, 2005 New Rule: Abstinence pledges make you horny.

A new eight-year study just released reveals that American teenagers who take "virginity" pledges of the sort so favored by the Bush administration wind up with just as many STDs as the other kids.

But that's not all -- taking the pledges also makes a teenage girl six times more likely to perform oral sex, and a boy four times more likely to get anal. Which leads me to an important question: where were these pledges when I was in high school?

Seriously, when I was a teenager, the only kids having anal intercourse were the ones who missed. My idea of lubrication was oiling my bike chain. If I had known I could have been getting porn star sex the same year I took Algebra II, simply by joining up with the Christian right, I'd have been so down with Jesus they would have had to pry me out of the pew.

For a bunch of teens raised on creationism, these red state kids today are pretty evolved -- sexually, anyway, and for that they can thank all who joined forces to try and legislate away human nature, specifically the ineluctable urge of teenagers to hump. More at salon. You will need to register for access.

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2 comments:

HDcanuck said...

The Lord works in mysterious ways? hehehe, too funny. I wish the boys at my schools had taken abstinence pledges ... 4X eh!

Rick Barnes said...

Likely boys were a little pruddish where you grew up! Not like the Cariboo country I came from.

For those of you that don't know the Cariboo, it is in central British Columbia, lots of loggers, cowboys, mill workers and first nations folks.