The Supreme Court rules that a baker does not have to custom-make a cake for a gay wedding. There’s something fundamentally good about this decision–it protects free artistic expression. The real Constitutional problem is that religious beliefs are considered so precious that they get special rights.
Philip Roth spent his incredibly productive career portraying our sexuality: our irrational lust, our solipsistic passions, the messy surprises. Many people resented this—not because he was wrong, but because he was right.
Blaming porn for what’s wrong with our sex lives is easy. But when men behave like jerks in bed, there’s are always reasons. Talking about them–instead of blaming porn–is uncomfortable, but way more productive.