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Rather than finding satisfaction by saying “no”, Love and Fidelity Network students find joy in certain things that deliver it. They share truths that they have discovered by reason, science, and their own experiences. They are willing to take the heat that comes from rubbing against the cultural grain because they hope the truths they affirm will benefit this and future generations. Implicit in their speech and action is their assertion that you matter. Just as Don Quixote rode off on his Quest in the hope that Aldonza would see that she really is Dulcinea, “[They] hope to add some measure of grace to the world.”
The Macy’s on 34th Street in New York City boasts a bright, glittery, larger-than-life sign that says “Believe”. Indeed, this is the season for belief, and as people bustle around, making purchases and catching up with family and friends, or … Continue reading
In this environment, the man or woman who stands up and declares “I dissent” can be profoundly discomfiting. You are those people. And you are discomfiting precisely because all sides understand that by dissenting you are saying that the prevailing orthodoxy is false, that there is a better path to a happy and fulfilling life. That is a radical stand on most college campuses today. And like all radicals willing to accept the consequences of their principles, you inspire a mix of admiration and fear.
Last spring, the editors of the News wrote that “the project of reforming Yale’s sexual culture is a formidable one.” This challenge followed upon an academic year punctuated by a number of events that drew attention to Yale’s sexual culture … Continue reading
Summer: an ideal time to process events from the preceding school year. A time to relax, a time to clear one’s head, and a time to think of creative solutions to personal, campus, and larger community problems. The Love and … Continue reading
Should assault perpetrators be held responsible for their actions and should we put greater effort into educating about the seriousness of sexual assault? Most definitely. SlutWalk protestors are justified in demanding this. But before they take back the term “slut”, they should ask themselves if they really want to and what messages they send by embracing the name and the messages that come along with it.
According to this recent article, which appeared in the Stanford Review, the new Stanford Anscombe Society appears to have generated quite a buzz on campus. Launching their group with an inaugural event on same-sex marriage featuring Dr. Jennifer Roback-Morse, the … Continue reading
When fraternity pledges marched through Yale’s campus earlier this academic year chanting “No means yes!”, their parade elicited mixed reactions. Such raunchy demonstrations have come to be almost expected by the student body, causing many to be desensitized and to … Continue reading
eduhookups.com is the perfect manifestation of the individualism in which I have been trained in the last twenty-one years. This website, which makes available to students a “no strings attached” sexual encounter, enables the persons in my university cohort to … Continue reading
So, while Simone de Beauvoir lies in her deathbed with a smile, contemplating tons of news and thousands of laws putting her ideas into practice, some of the children still unborn are already imagining a different culture. Be sure that they will reap new public policies from the seeds sown by the young people of today, who with the force of their reason, are already attracting hearts to participate in a new revolution: the revolution of the faithful, true, responsible love. The revolution of solid love.