From: Malcolm McMahon <malcolm.m...@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:17:18 -0800 (PST)
Local: Thurs, Nov 15 2012 10:17 am
Subject: Re: Ostensibly celibate priests have nothing useful to say about marriage, traditional or not
On Wednesday, 14 November 2012 09:59:14 UTC, Don Martin wrote:Think is, if celibacy is demanded of Priests, the group will self-select for those without a strong sex drive, or who believe themselves to have no pressing need for sex.
> William Smith <smit...@example.net> wrote:
> > Unless priests are allowed to marry (and that will stop paedophilia
> > scandals), RCC should shut up about marriage.
> Stop paedophilia scandals? Being married did not slow down that
> Pennsylvania football coach, did it? psychologically bent people remain
> bent, no matter what their marital status.
Most of these will probably be people who are naturally asexual, but some will be those ignorant of, or in denial about, their own sexuality.
Then, of course, you put them in a position of authority over children.
Of course some will be attracted to the profession by that "fringe benefit".
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