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“Well, you know that of course sex was tied to making babies for all those years,” she said, trying a new tack.
“Right,” I said.
“And now sex is for, well, self-expression and pleasure.”
“Here is where the problem lies,” I said.
“Yes,” she said, impatiently. “So what is the problem? Why does the Catholic Church…”
“…and the orthodox Jews, the Coptics, the Orthodox…”
“…okay, why do all these …More
“Well, you know that of course sex was tied to making babies for all those years,” she said, trying a new tack.
“Right,” I said.
“And now sex is for, well, self-expression and pleasure.”
“Here is where the problem lies,” I said.
“Yes,” she said, impatiently. “So what is the problem? Why does the Catholic Church…”
“…and the orthodox Jews, the Coptics, the Orthodox…”
“…okay, why do all these, er, religions, have a problem with sex being for pleasure? Why do they hate pleasure?’
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