Some time ago, I pointed out that when you make consent the sole criterion of the good, that’s gonna get you a whole lot more than just the gay marriage fracas that is currently agitating our cultural waters. Ultimately, it’s going to throw open absolutely every permutation of perversion that the human mind can conceive.
As if to demonstrate my point, we now see that Switzerland is contemplating getting rid of those silly laws against incest. After all, if two people love each other, who are we to impose our barbaric taboos on that? Consent is (once again) invoked as the sole criterion of the good. No other consideration for the common good matters.
You may think that’s hitting...READ MORE