Convivium – Volume 4, No. 22
This issue of Convivium battles a “warped and destructive” form of eros, of love.
We are a culture so terrified of appearing “prudish” or “repressed” that we can no longer distinguish the humane from the degraded, the yearning from the urge, the rise from the fall.
The issues of prostitution and its evil twin human trafficking then are not simply matters for the courts or Parliament to resolve. They are not mere perverse acting out of sexual impulses, nor are they simply commercial transactions involving the rental of the ecstatic. They are symptoms of a deep and destructive spiritual malaise that can