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On the social level the relations of the sexes have everywhere been regulated by law, by uncodified custom, by taboo and religious ritual.

Hundreds of volumes have been filled with accounts of these regulations, and it is unnecessary to do more than mention them in passing.

Indeed, it is only in very recent years that, thanks to the declining influence of the Judaeo-Christian ethic, we have been able to discuss it realistically.

In the past the problem used to be dealt with in one or other of three equally unsatisfactory ways.

JLC tutors see each student as a holistic learner, paying attention to the importance of cognition as well as to the emotional aspects of learning.

Academic Support Services include 1-on-1 tutoring with Professional and Peer tutors; group study sessions for particular courses by Classroom Learning Assistants (CLAs); monthly workshops on specific academic and life skills; specialized Learning Labs in math, critical reading and writing, accounting, and math; and online writing support (OWL).Our present concern is with the problem of domesticating sex at the source, of civilizing its manifestations in the individual lover.This is a subject to which, in our Western tradition, we have paid much too little attention.The JLC is SHU’s central academic support service and is open to all SHU students.Our mission is to provide academic support to strengthen student learning and empower every student to develop as self-directed learners.I shall begin not at the faraway beginning of everything, among the Trobrianders, for example, or the Tahitians, but rather at the beginning of our own current phase of civilization — in the middle years, that is to say, of the nineteenth century.Victoria had been on the throne for seven years when, in 1844, John Humphrey Noyes published his book, Bible Communism.Note that, if you have specific questions about how to write a research paper, you should always seek advice from your professor before you begin.Specific requirements stated by your professor will always supersede instructions provided in these general guidelines.The appeal was not to Marx’s Manifesto — still unpublished when Noyes wrote his book — but to the Acts of the Apostles.) In the fourth chapter of Bible Communism and again, at greater length, in his Male Continence, written more than twenty years later, Noyes set forth his theories of sex and described the methods employed by himself and his followers for transforming a wild, God-eclipsing passion into a civilized act of worship, a prime cause of crime and misery into a source of individual happiness, social solidarity and good behavior.“It is held in the world,” Noyes writes in Bible Communism, “that the sexual organs have two distinct functions — viz: the urinary and the propagative.


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