Catholic Connection – May 17, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  The #MeToo Moment: Second Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution

  • Description: "The #MeToo Moment: Second Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution" is the name of a conference taking place May 31st at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. "The #MeToo movement has generated widespread outrage over sexual harassment and the culture that condoned it. More broadly, it has prompted new questions about related harms to women and whether those harms share a common root in the sexual revolution. The current cultural moment, then, calls for a thoughtful look at the promises—and consequences—of the sexual revolution." See the link below for more.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Mary Eberstadt

      A frequent contributor to magazines and journals including TIME, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Weekly Standard, and First Things, Mrs. Eberstadt has also served as an editor at Policy Review, The Public Interest, and The National Interest. Previous affiliations include the Hoover Institution and the Ethics and Public Policy Center. In 2011, she founded a literary organization called the Kirkpatrick Society that mentored hundreds of women writers.

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+  The #MeToo Moment: Second Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution

  • Description: Mary Eberstadt continued

+  Chastity is a boy’s best friend

  • Description: "When I speak to young people, and even more so now during the #Me Too Movement era. I am wont to say, “Chastity is a boy’s best friend.” Because, I add, if nothing happened between you and a woman, there’s nothing to talk about. And it’s much harder to fabricate a criminal charge. Like imperfect contrition, choosing chastity to sidestep various negative consequences will suffice, and it’s also a good building block for future growth in virtue." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Tom Nash

      Tom Nash is a research associate at Ave Maria Radio, and former theology advisor at EWTN. He is the author of What Did Jesus Do?: The Biblical Roots of the Catholic Church (Incarnate Word Media) and The Biblical Roots of the Mass (Sophia Institute Press). In addition, he is contributing author to Catholic for a Reason III: Scripture and the Mystery of the Mass (Emmaus Road Publishing). He is also a regular member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

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+  Conclusion

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