This won’t stand on its own. It’s a continuation of this one:
– in which I talked about homosexuality-haters and myself as a punishment-hater and made comparisons. I talked about whether these behaviours were natural and built in, but I ran out of space to postulate whether they weren’t.
What if they are choices?
Personally, I don’t like the question of “born gay” or not, because I think people should be allowed to choose their sexuality. Why not?
But punishing as a choice?
Punishing parents will say it is, that’s what prompted these posts, some said just that to me, if in different words. For me – spoiler alert! – the idea that hitting children enjoys the protection of being a “personal choice” is, uh, counter-intuitive, let’s say. Personal choice in the matter of consensual sex, sure.
But there is nothing consensual about punishment, is there?
So here we are again, this is our society: sex must be consensual, but violence?
Well as long as one of you is OK with it . . .