7 David Bradshaw A Reply to Corvino

7 David Bradshaw A Reply to Corvino - David Bradshaw A...

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David Bradshaw A Reply to Corvino 1. He says Corvino is confused since he insists that all conservatives try to prove that homosexuality is always wrong 2. It is analogous to smoking because even if Americans don’t have moral beliefs about smoking they resist attempts to increase the use of smoking. It belongs in the first level if the aim is to show that homosexuality ought not to be conceded the same legitimacy as heterosexuality. The first level argues that to give homos the same sort of legitimacy as heterosexuality destroys the delicate web of sanctions and incentives through which society channels the sexual impulse in a constructive direction. (counterfeit bogus) 3. The second level is a specifically moral objection to homosexuality. If the aim is to show that it is wrong for an individual to follow a homo lifestyle, then the argument belongs in the second. Celibacy is recognized as a sacrifice made in pursuit of a higher good. The second level argues that anyone who lives publicly
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