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I’m running behind on newsletter content lately, thanks in part to (mild) illness that has run rampant in our home the last few weeks. Your forbearance is much appreciated.
In the meantime, you might want to check out my latest article at First Things, about how the commercialization of the sexual revolution reveals its true values.
Here’s an excerpt:
If you look carefully, you can see how sobriquets such as “sex worker” give away the game. The contemporary liberated social order is an order of workers: naked bodies laboring round the clock, sacrificing dignity and reputation for the opportunity to nibble the crumbs that fall from Big Tech’s table. Our civilization’s efforts to commodify sexuality cannot deliver what they promise. It is impossible to make sex a product or subscription; the closest thing is human trafficking, which, as it turns out, is a feature and not a bug of the adult content industry.
Read the whole thing here.