November 1, 1998

Sunshine or Sеx Crіmеs

I've often said that the fate of women depends on where we choose to place female beauty and sexuality on a moral scale. If we believe these things are good, women will benefit. If we believe they are bad, women will suffer. It's a choice we all must make.


Well, it's really quite simple: if you want innocent young women to die the most horrible deaths imaginable then you should preach that female beauty is insignificant, superficial, and shallow. Laugh whenever someone suggests that it warrants any serious consideration or suggests that beautiful women might not all be stupid sluts. Act as if admiring beautiful women is preposterous, and strictly immoral. But most importantly, warn people that in extreme cases female beauty and sexuality are dangerous and destructive, even deadly.

For example, you might want to use some of the very popular arguments around today to achieve these ends. How about proponing the theory that pornography causes violence against women, or what about the one that claims fashion magazines cause anorexia. That's a bute. Or better yet, make up some equally unprovable, hate-driven arguments of your own!

Hearing everyone around him his whole life echoing these ideas is all the justification and incentive a serial killer needs to put society out of its misery by "offing" a few stray schoolgirls.

On the other hand, if you love beautiful women - perhaps you have one for a daughter or a wife, or hope to one day - and you want to do everything you can to save her from such a heartbreakingly cruel end, then you'd better start preaching that female beauty is one of the Wonders of the World, that it deserves all the admiration we can give it, and that loving it is one of the most concertedly moral things anyone could ever do.

Then, when you hear a strip club being attacked for destroying your neighbourhood, defend it. Tell people that female beauty and sexuality are a good thing. Remind them that together they bring us all into the world. Point out that female beauty gives us all something very rare indeed - a chance to admire something human.

These ideas, on a grand enough scale, will be all we need to transforms strip joints from the seedy neon caverns they are now into the brightly sunlit temples of open female worship they will be one dear day.

But to get there we must all realize that female beauty, and the issues that surround it are anything but superficial and shallow. In fact, it's a matter of life and death.

Beautiful young women, happily naked in the sunlight of public adoration OR terrified young schoolgirls, stripped naked and butchered in secret basement torture chambers.

The choice is yours.

And yours.

And yours.

© 1998 by Dwаynе Bеll

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