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Transmitted Diseases

A Man with a DrinkAt least one in ten adults suffers from alcoholism yet drunken driving still slays and maims thousands each year. A new norm has now entered the arena with the legalizing of marijuana. British experts are warning that 20% of new users will turn to hard drugs. We have yet to see the prospect of high drug users in control of vehicles on our roads. Meanwhile, television soap operas model unbridled sexual immorality and low moral standards while viewers sit on their couches with the painful and even terminal consequences of a frightening array of sexually transmitted diseases. All the good this wonderful tool of technology offered is being submerged by the smutty agenda in society.

Negative Influence

TelevisionTelevision's low standards washed over into society from some programs. "Being hungry," it suggested, "was a just cause to steal in certain circumstances." "If you say you love someone," another jibes, "it is only natural to become sexually active with them." Christians who protested these principles were sanctimoniously told, "God is a God of love! Why do you criticize love? Judge not, that you are not judged! Why do you show such hatred to others? You are just hateful people!" Unfortunately, no standards were the norm in our promiscuous society. Things were getting worse as the actual crime and suicide rates increased!✞

"Television's Sexual Standards"
by Ron Meacock © 2018

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