Most Commonly Missed Questions10. A theme throughout the History of Sex (Ancient Religions and Eastern Civilization) is that most Eastern and ancient religions tend to view sex as a good, albeit dangerous thing. In what ways was sex viewed as positive for Ancient and Eastern societies? Probably C was the confusing one here, but for many civilizations, sex was viewed as a spiritual thing and this was mentioned for a variety of civilizations. Also, sex, according to these societies,strengthens relationships and is thus important for family formation. This is also why adultery was so frowned upon.11. In what ways did Ancient and Eastern civilizations view sex as a dangerous thing?Remember adultery was viewed as bad in almost all societies, and, particularly among the SouthAmerican civilizations, but also among many others, it was recognized that sex corresponded, in some cases, to disease. Religious concerns about sex tend to characterize Judeo-Christian religions, rather than Ancient and Eastern religions. Remember for this one we are thinking generally, and, while there may have been an example of sex being viewed as dangerous for religious reasons, it really was not the norm. While for Judeo-Christian religions, giving up sex was a spiritual thing, for many Eastern and Ancient religions, having sex was a spiritual thing.