Can’t marry them, can’t employ them

Pretty much the only thing interesting I’ve read about today’s elections:

The networks claim to have completely revamped their exit-poll methodology, which in 2004 had surveys in which the results, collected mostly by female graduate students, consistently favored Democrats.

I quite enjoyed the entire debacle in 2004 – and seeing my re-election call proved right, of course – but this aspect of the errant exit-polls was my favorite. Those pollers must have been working towards graduate degrees in Education or Womyn’s Studies. You know all of them were thinking that if they just snuck in an extra Democratic vote or two here and there, no one would ever notice.

Math is hard!

There’s just something tremendously funny about a politically correct cabal being forced to basically promise not to hire too many female graduate students in order to keep them from screwing everything up again. Hey, there’s a Survivor for you, female graduate students from Harvard, Yale and Princeton competing against illiterate, mentally retarded Third Worlders.

I’m not saying the Ivy Leaguers would necessarily lose, I just think it would be a lot closer than one might think.

I didn’t vote, of course, as it just gives the bastards cover. They’re taking the nation to Hell with or without my help, so I decline to lend a hand.

Save your speech

He just wants to get laid:

It is difficult for a woman to understand what it is that a prostitute can offer these perfectly attractive men that a free sexual encounter — be it a one-night-stand or in a relationship — cannot. In an age when women are more sexually liberated and “strings-free” sex is a greater possibility than it ever was before, why are more and more young men choosing sex with a pro?

I don’t know what’s so hard to understand. While it may be upsetting to know that many eligible young men would rather part with $100 than be forced to deal with you even if you provide them with sex, just wait until those scorned and bitter geeks perfect their robot-girls… as Dilbert suggested, the human race may not survive that one.

More importantly, the growing attractiveness of prostitution as a substitute for casual sex is one of the many natural consquences of a drift towards post-Christian culture. It’s more evident in Amsterdam and London than in the USA, but the trend is clear throughout the West. As with so many other things, once traditional Christian morality with its fixed basis in Scripture is cast out the window, it is replaced with a whole host of other, more fluid sensibilities.

And there’s absolutely no reason for any godless individual to take issue with prostitution. On what basis would they object to anyone choosing to engage in such simple and relatively pleasant manual labor. Indeed, despite their strong basis for moral opposition, it is absurd for Christians to seek to outlaw prostitution anymore than they work to ban gossip, gluttony and taking the Lord’s name in vain.

Anti-theists often like to point out that the Golden Rule is known to many other cultures. This is true. But it is also true that there are a whole host of things that the Christian West has traditionally considered social ills which are widely accepted in most non-Christian cultures, including prostitution, infanticide, polygamy and totalitarianism with a brutality seldom historically known in the West. It is a mistake to conclude that throwing out any tradition can be done without realizing unintended consequences, and regardless of one’s personal faith or total lack of it, the first fruits of post-Christianity cannot be regarded with a great deal of optimism.