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Surname 1 Student’s Name Instructor Course 12 September 2019 Analyzing Christina’s Sex Definitions The precise definition of sex has for some time now been a topic of hot discussion, and the different interpretations of sex pose big problems in some instances. Sex seems to be euphemism which unless conceptually analyzed and applied in an appropriate context. Therefore, there is need to have critical thinking when conceptualizing proper definition of sex which intuitively counts as sex and various scenarios which illustrate what definitions may be broad, narrow, or both. Greta Christina in her article provides several definitions of sex; “sex as penile- vaginal intercourse,” and sex as the act of “having sex with someone is the conscious, consenting, mutually acknowledged pursuit of shared sexual pleasure” (Christina na). Both of the above definitions when critically analyzed demonstrate inconsistencies of what qualifies as sex and what does not. Some of the sex definitions as presented by Christina when conceptually analyzed captures several cases which instinctively count as sex and cases which do not count based on the definition. For instance, Christina defines sex as penile-vaginal intercourse, literary describing it screwing (Christina na). This definition exemplifies in every feature or aspect in the definitions. Most people believe that having sex means having intercourse and which involves the penetration of the penis into the female vagina. In this line, people tend to either engage in sex for pleasure or procreation and which in the case of Christina’s view meant to have the pleasure and enjoy the act. For example, if Mark is married to Jane and both want to be
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