"I see that, I'm merely stating the ideal results of either method. Abstinence, practical or not, does completely prevent these problems. And I understand sexuality is a drive, and difficult to deny for sure. I'm probably being idealistic,…"
"Promiscuity on its own, the risk goes up. But those risks can be lowered dramatically by practicing safe sex, making sure your partners are tested, etc. (so overall, it's not necessarily a higher risk than sex with a smaller number of…"
"Less spiritually sanitary.
Some Jews won't even tolerate pork products being in their homes, cars, etc. For example, if you were going camping with a Jewish friend, he might not want you to keep your ham sandwiches in the same cooler as…"
"You can have more partners with fewer pregnancies and STDs if you play safely, and knowing how to do so is a matter of education.
If abstinence is the only tool in your bag, then the rate of occurance of std/pregnancy per sexual encounter is going…"
"Because someone can be promiscuous while still using highly effective birth control. In other words, someone who bangs 100 different people isn't at higher risk of unwanted pregnancy than the someone who bangs the same person 100 times if they…"
"People boil this down to government-run abstinence-only sex education vs. government-run 'comprehensive' sex education. I think that glosses over the real problem. Sex education is a complicated topic, inherently fraught with…"