Signpostings

Relationships in a World of Individualism

  • rWorld

    The rWorld is about more than Dale Kuehne's book Sex and the iWorld.
    The rWorld is a New England based, non-profit (in formation), that is composed of a growing number of people and organizations from many faith and ideological backgrounds worldwide. We believe that much of the fulfillment for which women and men are looking can be found by enhancing the quality of our relationships. While the individual freedom we enjoy in the West is a gift, the love and intimacy for which humans yearn will not be found in self-serving materialism or hedonism, but in a variety of healthy relationships.

    Contact us if you'd like get involved:
    scr.im/rwld

  • Dale Kuehne

    Sex & the iWorld

    Professor of Politics and The Richard L. Bready Chair for Ethics, Economics, and the Common Good at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.

    In this blog I'm highlighting signposts of the world in which we presently reside as a means of helping promote a civil, and meaningful dialogue about what kind of world in which we wish to live. I am particularly interested in exploring how might we reconcile the individual good and the common good, and where reconciliation isn’t possible, which should take precedence and why.

    I also blog at Sharewik.com

    [Content Caution]

Sexual Education–Internet Style (Take 1)

Posted by Dale Kuehne on October 13, 2010

Public schools generate a lot of controversy about sexual education curriculum. Parents, however, ought to know that the number 1 source of sexual education for children is the internet.

Scarleteen is the one of the most popular site, and hence is a signpost that signals what it is our kids are being told and taught about human sexuality.

[Content Caution]

Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website. Founded in 1998, Scarleteen.com is visited by around three-quarters of a million diverse people each month worldwide, most between the ages of 15 and 25. It is the highest-ranked website for sex education and sexuality advice online and has held that rank through most of its tenure. Since 2006 alone, our site has had over one billion hits and nearly 70 million page loads.

http://www.scarleteen.com/about_scarleteen

Yes, sex is always the answer, it’s never a question
‘Cause the answer’s yes, oh the answer’s yes
Not just a suggestion, if you ask a question
Then it’s always yes, yeah

S.E.X. by Chad Kroeger from the CD Dark Horse by Nickelback (2009)

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