This tolerance toward men who perpetuate sexual acts demeaning to women and others is symptomatic of a deeper problem in religion and in the society;
The rise of social media, the ever increasing sophistication of technology and the vast amounts of money people are prepared to spend in order to get access to voters has created the perfect storm for the emergence of the post truth era.
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Were I to be again reduced to the chains of slavery, next to that enslavement, I should regard being the slave of a religious master the greatest calamity that could befall me.