Ethical Analysis Of John Corvino 's Why Shouldn 't Tommy And Jim Have Sex?

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Ethical analysis of of John Corvino’s “Why shouldn’t Tommy and Jim Have Sex?”
Homosexual sex over the years has become a debated topic among the public and scholars, to which there have been various cultural and moral responses on whether or not it is right or wrong. Debate on this subject is often driven by religious convictions and traditional values instilled in individuals early on. Our beliefs toward this topic have since then become the basis on which we treat and accept homosexual couples. In this the ever-changing world, things that were once considered acceptable by society are rapidly evolving, and therefore homosexuality is another issue that can be resolved by looking at the facts. In an attempt to form our own moral judgements and beliefs, we must ask ourselves, are there any good reasons to think homosexual sex is wrong? And if so, is this because it is unnatural? And would it be wrong if it were unnatural? To answer these questions, we must look at some of the major arguments made against homosexual sex. Author, lecturer, and professor John Corvino, chair of the philosophy department at Wayne State University, wrote a very detailed essay were he explains and rejects some of the most popular arguments that attempt to prove the immorality of homosexuality. He critically examines the evidence behind the arguments that homosexuality is unnatural, harmful, and against biblical teaching, while at the same time introducing valid arguments in the subject. Corvino…

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