Money and Sex

That headline got your attention didn’t it?

This week we have witnessed jubilation in pro life ranks about Komen’s decision to withdraw funding from Planned Parenthood. Then jubilation turned to lamentation when Komen seemed to reverse their decision. Now there is recrimination, bitter and angry words being dished out towards Planned Parenthood and the liberals in the media and politics who seem to have pressured Komen to reverse their decision.

Planned Parenthood and their supporters are being blamed for a ‘mafia like shakedown’ of Komen. The politicians behind Planned Parenthood are being blamed for pressuring Komen. The pro aborts are accused of lying and scheming and planning to close Komen down for good.

Much talk on both sides has been blathered about “saving women’s lives”, “women’s health”, “serving women and curing breast cancer.”

Fuhgeddaboudit. It’s about money and sex. Lots of money and lots of sex.

If it was about saving women’s lives, then we would all listen to the increasing voices reminding us that birth control pills cause breast cancer and we’d stop prescribing birth control pills. But if we stopped prescribing birth control pills we would not be able to have “free love” any more. Furthermore, the hugely profitable business of supplying birth control pills would take a hit.

So much talk about saving women’s lives, but if we wanted to save women’s lives and improve women’s health we would stop abortion because abortion hurts women physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. But if we stopped abortion we would not have the solution to our “free love” when the contraception doesn’t work. Furthermore, abortion is big business. There are lots of people employed in the abortion industry. They’d lose their jobs and their incomes.

Has anyone also noticed how much money is involved in the “women’s health charities”? Millions of dollars flow in and around and through both Komen and Planned Parenthood. Charity is big business, and it’s hard work getting all those donations, all that government funding, and keeping the money flowing. Politicians have to be lobbied. Fat cats have to be schmoozed. Expensive publicity campaigns have to be undertaken. Expensive fund raising events have to be organized. There are plenty of jobs in the charitable industry, and plenty of people who want to build a safe barn for their cash cow.

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all in favor of saving women’s lives and improving women’s health. But that is not the real priority for the worldlings. The first priority is to get as much sex and money as possible as soon as possible and to keep both as long as possible. Every technology and propaganda tool will be used to ‘correct’ any problems (like a pregnancy, an unwanted marriage or a sexually transmitted disease) that come from the indulgence in sex and hoarding of money. Every power, position and force will be used to preserve the flow of money and sex, and any person or movement that threatens either the money or the sex will be met with all the snarling fury of a cornered beast.

The “women’s health” racket is just that–a racket. I reckon the best way to improve women’s lives is to encourage the family. The woman’s life I want to improve the most is the life of my wife, my mother, my sister, my daughter and their friends. Not only do I want to improve their life materially, and look after their health and welfare with them, but I want them to improve their lives and health and welfare. The first way to encourage the family is to encourage men to take responsibility for their actions, and to work with the woman they love to build a solid family unit which gives the woman and her children the health, welfare, security and happiness they need.

The other way to improve women’s lives and women’s health is to encourage chastity–and by this I don’t mean to blame women for promiscuity. It takes two to tango. If men and women were committed to life long faithfulness in marriage and no sex outside marriage, then the health, welfare, self esteem and happiness of women would take a quantum leap forward.

But all of this would mean that we would all have to put up with having less money and less sex. We’d have to be monogamous and faithful and self disciplined. Men would have to respect and honor women for more than just sex. Women would have to learn to please men in other ways than just flopping down to give them sex. Both men and women would have to learn how to behave with self control, dignity and self respect. Marriage takes hard work. We would have to learn more about love and less about sex. We’d have to learn how to make sacrifices and live for someone other than ourselves.

If we did this, then both men and women would be happier and healthier– and in the long run they’d probably also have more money and a better sex life.

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