SEX - the "Scientific" View vs: God's Radio Church of God
Never in history has so much impetus been given to public discussion of SEX. Dr. Kinsey is now dead, but his books on Sexual Behaviour of men and women capped the climax of public interest. Here is the real answer to an ever-growing problem. You NEED this vital information!
SEX IS NO longer a "hush-hush" subject in America. "Science" now pours forth a torrent of sex discussions threatening to submerge what is left of the nation's morals! Forty years ago no newspaper or magazine would have dared publish an article openly discussing the "forbidden" subject of sex. It was taboo. Sex was lust, evil, nasty. Nice people never mentioned it. It was shameful. Mothers never instructed their daughters. It would have been too embarrassing, and it would also have been impossible — they didn't know anything, themselves. World War I and its aftermath let down the moral bars. Young people began to dare to discuss the forbidden subject among themselves, even though their parents were unaware of it. They began "loving up" as it was called forty years ago — they didn't use the word "petting" then — though gradually the terminology evolved into such expressions as "bundling," "mugging," "smooching," and now, today, it is "necking," or "petting." It's all the same thing under whatever happens to be the current slang name. World War II knocked down additional moral bars, and since 1940 many books have been appearing on book store shelves on the subject of sex. Today many national magazines include an article on sex in every issue — it sells magazines on the news stands.
And Now, SCIENCE Speaks
Strange as it may seem, today there is more real IGNORANCE about sex than ever before! Humans tend to swing to opposite extremes like pendulums. From the age of false — modest hush, Americans have swung to the extreme of universal unblushing discussion, but still in total ignorance of the real PURPOSE and RIGHT USE of sex. Consequently, dangerous misinformation is disseminated and diabolical influence exerted in the name of "Science," which today is tearing down the very foundation of happy home life. Like the ancients, this modern world is unwilling to "retain GOD in its knowledge." Ignoring the basic truth that it was GOD who made us male and female — it was GOD who created sex — and that God designed it for a wonderful PURPOSE and a USE productive of unbounded happiness, "Science," the false messiah of this world, views the subject biologically and purely from motives of selfish physical satisfactions. In so doing it leads people in the diametrical opposite direction from the wonderful and truly satisfying happiness sex was designed to bring. No BIOLOGIST — NO PSYCHIATRIST — NO DOCTOR OF MEDICINE or any other man of a purely physical and material "science" is qualified to UNDERSTAND and to intelligently teach the people the REAL TRUTHS about sex unless he be also a called and chosen and fully converted child of God, whose mind thru enlightenment of God's Holy Spirit has come to UNDERSTAND God's true purposes in sex and how they can be achieved, thru the revelation of God's Word, the Holy Bible! The true authority for the dissemination of right UNDERSTANDING of the subject of sex is the called and chosen minister of Jesus Christ.
Kinsey Champions Cause
The great invisible spirit of unmorality and opposition to the laws of GOD — the spirit which sways this evil world — has impatiently awaited this Kinsey report. It has long needed the cloak of respectability and the mantle of authority which a recognized "man of science" such as Dr. Kinsey could lend it. And what an avalanche of influence this spirit is now pouring upon a gullible nation! Almost every magazine and newspaper has printed feature stories or articles on this sensational Kinsey report about women over its from pages! It's doubtful whether the news of the atomic bomb received so much publicity! Probably no other so-called pronouncement of "Science," except the news of the atomic bomb in 1945, has ever been given such a surge of publicity! And now the forces of lax morals and unchastity have a champion whom they can dignify as a "Scientist."
What the Kinsey Report Is
First, before discussing the report and what's wrong with it, let me make plain to you exactly WHAT this much-publicized Kinsey Report is. Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey is a member of the faculty staff at Indiana University. He is a biologist, once an expert on gall wasps. He spent years studying the life and habits — especially the sex habits — of gall wasps. Of course, all that was of tremendous importance in the eyes of "Science," but then Dr. Kinsey came to realize that science knew more about the sex life of gall wasps than it did about sex behaviour in human beings. So he switched his field, and began a "scientific" study of the sex behaviour of humans. Indiana University backed him and sponsored his work. After some years devoted to interviewing some thousands of human males, and analyzing information about their sex habits, he published his sensational book, Sexual Behaviour in the Human M ale in 1948. It became a best seller. Then with three assistants, all holding doctor's degrees, he set out to learn all about the sexual behaviour of the human female, and in what manner women differ from men sexually. His findings are based on long interviews with and very thorough questioning of 5,940 women. In itself, this fact finding should be helpful. I have heard women exclaim: "No woman would ever really open up and tell all these secret sex facts about herself." But they are mistaken. Nearly 6,000 women did open up and disclose all the facts about themselves freely and in full frankness. Very few people, untrained in the methods of making such surveys, realize how it is done.
The Survey Method
I can well realize it for the simple reason that, so far as I know, the very first survey work of this nature done in the United States was a survey of retail merchandising conditions made in 1914 in Richmond, Kentucky, which I myself originated and conducted. In this survey I interviewed hundreds of consumers in town and in the country outside, and secured data from banks, freight and express offices, and many other sources. My report and analysis of retail conditions in that city were published in full in a national business magazine and created some kind of national sensation at the time. Later I made numerous other surveys to obtain facts, based on the principle of the law of averages, both by personal interview and by written questionnaire. At one time, in an advertising agency business I operated, we employed college graduates specially trained in this sort of work. They were universally successful in obtaining confidential information pertaining to our clients' business or service which women had never divulged to anyone before. One of the secrets of obtaining information in this way is the fact that the investigator is altogether non-personal, and merely securing answers to questions which are carefully tabulated along with similar answers from hundreds or thousands of others. The information is never connected with the name of the individual giving it. It is absolutely confidential. I learned years ago that a trained investigator who can inspire confidence can obtain the most personal and intimate information from housewives in this way, which they would never divulge to a local person or known friend. In the first ten years of our marriage, Mrs. Armstrong did a great deal of this type of investigative work for me. There was something in her sincere personality which inspired most women to open their hearts and minds to her, and confide in her anything she had reason to ask. Perhaps one out of two hundred women did not respond very well, and once a woman slammed the door in her face. But the point is, PEOPLE WILL TALK TO A PROPERLY TRAINED INVESTIGATOR.
Kinsey's Information Correct
There is no doubt in my mind of the authenticity of the information obtained by Dr. Kinsey and his assistants. They are mature, married, well educated and highly trained men who are undoubtedly well skilled in this work. Every woman was made to understand perfectly that no human being would ever know what she had divulged; her answers were merely tabulated as one more yes or no along with thousands of others; she would be helping other women, and aiding "science," and the doctor who interviewed her was so professional and disinterested personally she well knew he would not remember her individual answers. Oh, yes, I'm quite sure that these 5,940 women did open up and "tell all" on this subject!
What's WRONG With Kinsey's Report
Now let's get to the point. What's wrong with Dr. Kinsey's report? The wrong is not in the statistical report of facts about themselves learned from these thousands of women. The report is undoubtedly the most accurate yet compiled, so far as actual fact-finding is concerned. Of course, it should be understood that the tabulated information reported is not representative of American women as a whole, because it did not come from a representative cross-section of all types, classes, and age-groups. But all this the report itself carefully points out. Dr. Kinsey himself admits that too large a proportion of college graduates were interviewed, too large a proportion of big-city girls and women who are club women or members of fashionable modernist churches where the social activity is the main interest. Too few came from smaller towns and rural sections, too few from lower middle-class and poorer economic groups, too few from the more devout religious groups. But the WRONG is not in Dr. Kinsey's actual fact-finding. Indeed, Dr. Kinsey appears to be the typical modern "scientist," — exceedingly careful and cautious in his "observations and measurements," which in this case was his careful accuracy in compiling statistics based on confidential interviews with nearly 6,000 women. But, while "scientific" men as a whole are most conservative and careful in the accuracy of their fact-finding, and in the recording, tabulating and classifying of the literal data, they are at the same time singularly indifferent to the manifest absurdity of their often extravagant and absurd hypotheses — the CONCLUSIONS they draw, thru human reasoning, from their carefully recorded facts.
Carnal Viewpoint, Dangerous Recommendations
And that is exactly what's WRONG with this latest Kinsey report! Dr. Kinsey strays completely out of his field of finding and reporting facts, and attempts to draw conclusions and make recommendations respecting morals in unmarried women! Dr. Kinsey and his associates are ably qualified to extract information and tabulate the data but they are totally unfitted to teach ways of life where spiritual principles are expressed in physical conduct. The Holy Bible is a revelation from God Almighty, of basic laws and principles set in motion by the Creator which control human happiness and destiny — a revelation of knowledge essential to our well being which men are unable to acquire in any other way. It reveals the purpose of life and the laws governing it. It reveals the purpose of sex, the basic laws concerning it which affect human happiness, and provides the only right approach to the further acquisition of knowledge on the subject which God has left it for men themselves to obtain. Dr. Kinsey and his associates appear to be in total ignorance of the Creator's true PURPOSES in sex. They are devoid of the knowledge God has revealed. Not understanding the spiritual laws God has set in motion in direct connection with the uses of sex, utterly lacking this sound spiritual viewpoint, his whole conception of sex is that of carnality. And this viewpoint is his approach by which he arrives at totally erroneous and dangerous conclusions.
Emphasis on Pleasing "Self"
The carnal viewpoint is always that of selfish interest, sensual gratification, greed, or vanity. This is the spiritual principle that travels directly opposite and away from God's LAW. God's law is the principle of LOVE, and obedience to GOD who Himself is Love. This Law is a way of life which leads to happiness, peace, interesting abundant, productive and joyful living and life eternal. The carnal viewpoint seeks to take these desired results, and then the carnal mind wonders why it is discontented and unhappy, filled with fears, sufferings and frustrations. Dr. Kinsey's viewpoint of sex is SELF-GRATIFICATION for each individual. Here are a few examples, quoted from one of the magazine articles on his book: "Many wives, of course, do not achieve sexual satisfaction on all occasions." Again, "Within the recollection of women now living there has been a notable increase in the proportion of married women achieving sexual satisfaction." "To have frigidity so reduced in the course of four decades," says Dr. Kinsey, "is a considerable achievement which may be credited, in part, to the franker attitudes and freer discussion of sex which we have had in the United States during the past twenty years, and to the increasing scientific and clinical understanding of the basic biology and physiology of sex." In other words, seeking self-gratification, by considerations only of physical sciences and attitudes, constitutes the entire scope of his thinking. Now do not misunderstand. I do not discount biological, psychological, or other purely physical considerations. They form a vital and most necessary part in arriving at UNDERSTANDING in this subject. But SEX involves a spiritual principle which regulates a great deal of human happiness. It is a spiritual principle, or law, associated with physical factors and actions. And the physical considerations in the matter of sex cannot be understood so as to bring the true happiness which God intended and made possible, unless considered in association with and viewed from the approach of the SPIRITUAL LAW which governs it. Complete biological and psychological knowledge, which is physical, is NECESSARY knowledge — but along with, and understood by, the spiritual law.
God's Sex Law
This matter of SEX is so important in the SPIRITUAL LIFE of the humans God created, that ONE OF THE TEN PRINCIPLES OF SPIRITUAL LAW is devoted to it. The WHOLE Law of God is the principle of LOVE — and love is toward God and fellow-human, while its opposite, lust or greed, is toward self. This great Law, the spiritual principle of life, is subdivided into TEN BROAD PRINCIPLES. Each of the Ten Commandments is really a broad spiritual principle of life. One of these ten BASIC PRINCIPLES OF HAPPY LIFE is: "Thou shalt not commit adultery." Jesus magnified this law, showing that even an evil thought in a ma n's mind toward a woman violates the principle. Then so do all such acts as fornication, which is sex intercourse prior to marriage, homosexuality, masturbation, or even such part-way acts as extreme "petting" or even excessive "necking" which deliberately arouses sex organs. Dr. Kinsey and his associates apparently see no harm whatsoever in any of these violations. Nor have I ever read any condemnation in published reports of his book of outright adultery. Their outlook appears to be confined to the physical satisfaction received by the individual, regardless of how. If any act, no matter how contrary to God's Law, provides momentary SELF gratification and pleasing sensation it appears to be entirely justified. They see no harm in it. Now if God puts a "Thou shalt not" prohibition on every violation of the marriage relationship you may be sure GOD HAS A REASON!
God Created Sex for a Holy Purpose
WHY did God make us male and female? Simply because, as God Himself plainly reveals: "It is not good that the man should be alone," and so God formed WOMAN to be a help to man. God intended the wife to be a companion, a help in every way — as a counsellor and adviser sharing life and all its problems. Consequently God created SEX as His instrument for bringing the male and female together, as the stimulus of physical LOVE, for the purpose of endearing them to each other, for the purpose of solidifying and HOLDING TOGETHER the union, so that the home would be held together in LOVE for the protection of the children and entire family. And this wonderful purpose is just as great in God's order as the purpose of reproduction. God intended sex to be the source of LOVE between husband and wife. This relationship, while physical in nature, is SPIRITUAL in principle, and is so SACRED that its violation thru LUST becomes one of the TEN great SINS. WHY is adultery such a colossal, filthy, abominable SIN? Yes, WHY? Listen! Read this carefully. Never forget it! Adultery, or any of the associated sins which violate its principle, are such filthy abominations ONLY BECAUSE THEY VIOLATE A RELATIONSHIP GOD HIMSELF MADE SO HOLY AND PURE AND CLEAN AND GOOD AND RIGHTEOUS! Let me put it another way. The use of sex, as an expression of LOVE in marriage does not rob either party of any enjoyable physical "satisfaction," but on the contrary VASTLY INCREASES THAT SATISFACTION, because the spiritual ecstasy of LOVE is then added to the voluptuous physical sensations so as to produce inexpressible delights, in the sure knowledge of God's full approval and richest blessing. Jesus truly said, "It is more blessed to GIVE than to receive." He did not say there is any curse in receiving. Indeed He implied there is BLESSING in receiving — but there is GREATER blessing in giving, because then it comes back with huge interest. God has set LAWS inexorably in motion regulating this principle in the matter of sex. Sex expressed AS GOD INTENDED in marriage increases love, endears the husband and wife more and more to each other as the years go by, contributes toward filling their lives with rich happiness and joy. But any violation of this God-ordained love for a mate is always LUST and it tends to destroy the marriage tie and the home, brings the sense of guilt, robs those involved of the happiness God made possible, and leads of ten to terrible suffering. GOD'S LAWS WERE SET IN MOTION TO PRODUCE AND PRESERVE HAPPINESS!
Here's What's WRONG!
Finally, the point which stirred my mind with the righteous indignation which prompted this article, is simply this: Dr. Kinsey's FACTS seem to indicate that a considerably larger percent of women who entered marriage between 1900 and 1914 were virgins than those who have been married during the past ten years. Today, he finds, more than half of all brides have experienced premarital sex relationships. He adds to this another fact discovered, that a much smaller percent of the brides of 40 or 50 years ago received sex satisfaction from their husbands than modern girls who had sex experience before marriage. THEREFORE, he concludes, according to his erroneous carnal reasoning, girls ought to throw away all religious scruples and indulge freely in sexual intercourse before marriage, as a means of attaining greater personal satisfaction after marriage. This reasoning is FALSE, and it is DIABOLICAL! First, this so-called "scientist" apparently sees the only goal of sex as SELF-SATISFACTION, physically received from the mate. He appears to know nothing of the joys and ecstasies of LOVE given to a mate, which, combined with the physical satisfactions God has made possible, multiply the delights and blessings of the experience. Second, the reason so large a percentage of women of the old prudish days of hush and ignorance received only pain and frustration and sense of "guilt" in their marriages was not even remotely connected with the fact of their premarital chastity — but entirely the result of IGNORANCE and WRONG MENTAL ATTITUDE. As his own facts themselves show, those women who found themselves frigid — who found marriage an unhappy experience — who bitterly decided all men were "brutes," and wives were victims of their lust — were women who had been falsely taught that sex, itself, is a nasty, filthy, evil thing. Their parents had reared them under the supposed protective teaching that sex itself is evil in the belief that this teaching would keep them "pure" until marriage. WHY were they not taught that SEX IS SO BEAUTIFUL, AND CLEAN, AND SACRED, AND WONDERFUL that its violation is one of the ten great sins! WHY are not girls taught that truth today? Instead, as Dr. Kinsey found, the wives who get personal gratification out of sex today are more often than not those who, because of premarital experience, may have learned that women could receive exactly the same physical sensations and satisfactions out of sex that men can, and who have no mental prejudicial barriers against sex or else they probably would not have entered upon their premarital experiences. What a situation! The ANSWER lies entirely in MENTAL ATTITUDE toward sex — and in technical and biological knowledge of the subject itself. There is still so much ignorance of the subject that many wives even today do not realize that God INTENDED wives to receive the same physical as well as spiritual rewards from sex in marriage that their husbands do. And very few among the "wise of this world," smug in their supposed biological knowledge of the subject, realize that the real supreme blessing intended by GOD comes from the right and intelligent blending of the spiritual principle of LOVE with the physical union! The invisible SPIRIT OF EVIL which sways this world with deception certainly welcomes this advice being published abroad now, purported to emanate from a noted "scientist" and authority such as Dr. Kinsey. Now the influence of the devil can say to the young women of America: "Put away all outgrown moral and religious ideas. Science now approves sexual intercourse before marriage. You will be happier after your marriage if you gain experience beforehand." So says "Science"! Sounds like the same old voice that spoke so coyly and deceivingly to mother Eve in the Garden of Eden! Yes, the argument has the same satanic ring! And millions of American girls will listen to that siren song, and plunge heedlessly down the path to their own degradation and loss of the full happiness a loving GOD made possible!