On Tuesday we featured a guest My Take from Christian author Dannah Gresh: There’s nothing brief about a hookup.
Gresh encourages young people to abstain from sex because of her religious values but also presented a neuroscientific case against casual sex:
Casual sex is happening. We shouldn’t ignore it. That’s especially true of the faith community. But when we talk about it, we should use science. There’s nothing biologically brief about a hookup.
There was plenty of discussion about the post, which has fetched more than 600 comments so far. Here's a sampling:
By Blake Ellis, CNN Money
New York (CNNMoney) - When the world didn't end on May 21, many people who had given up their earthly possessions were left with nothing.
But one believer never lived to see the day. She left nearly her entire estate - around $300,000 - to the group behind the failed prediction, leaving some family members out in the cold.
Eileen Heuwetter was shocked to find out that her aunt left the majority of her estate to Family Radio, the group responsible for the doomsday warnings that the world would end on May 21. She and her sister were each left $25,000 from their aunt's estate. The rest is going to Family Radio.
The network of Christian radio stations based in Oakland, Ca., is almost entirely funded by donations. According to IRS filings, the group brought in $18 million in contributions in 2009 alone.
Heuwetter, the executor of the will, knew how much her aunt loved the radio station and admired its leader, Harold Camping, who is viewed as a prophet by many of his followers.
Read the full story here from CNNMoney.
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