The degradation of our ethical feeling about these specific things happens to be driven because of the level of eros most importantly other loves, by the decrease in eros nearly completely to intimate behavior alone, and also by an idea of untrammeled freedom to find satisfaction that is sexual.

The degradation of our ethical feeling about these specific things happens to be driven because of the level of eros most importantly other loves, by the decrease in eros nearly completely to intimate behavior alone, and also by an idea of untrammeled freedom to find satisfaction that is sexual.

The Supreme Court has played a pivotal destructive role in this development. The Court referred to “an emerging awareness that liberty gives substantial protection to adult persons in deciding how to conduct their private lives in matters pertaining to sex in its 2003 decision in Lawrence v. Texas, invalidating laws against homosexual sodomy.” As Justice Anthony Kennedy continued to state: