Who Could Possibly Have Foreseen This?

Slate argues for polygamy as our next step toward the complete atomization of all moral discourse.

1. The post begins by mocking SSM opponents for predicting this. How *tiresome* of Christians to have been right!

2. This:

“The definition of marriage is plastic. Just like heterosexual marriage is no better or worse than homosexual marriage, marriage between two consenting adults is not inherently more or less “correct” than marriage among three (or four, or six) consenting adults.”

In the culture where consent is the sole criterion of the good, ideas eventually have consequences, and final consequence of reducing the Good to the individual will untethered from the common good will be the Triumph of the Will because the day has to come when somebody will say, “What’s so great about consent?” That’s not going to look like love when we get there.

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