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Buddhist Sexual Ethics

http://www.buddhanet.net/winton_s.htm
A worthwhile read. Draws a distinction between ethnic religions and universal ones. Ethnic ones are value systems based on maintaining a tribe. Universal ones transcend tribal identity. Non-procreative sex, ie homosexuality, is banned by ethic mores but in universal terms is seen more openly.
Tags: buddhism, culture, homosexuality, lgbt, morality, religion, sex, tribes, values
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