This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Robert C. Noble's, There Is No Safe Sex

296 words - 2 pages

Dr. Noble believes handing out condoms in high school to control STD's (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) is inadequate given the consequences. That "Safe Sex" is a myth. Many people believe that giving condoms to high school students will protect them from STD's. Relying on his years of experience as an infectious disease physician, Dr. Noble is ...view middle of the document...

Even the most seriously infected people; people with deadly communicable diseases will lie. He explains that even those who are aware of their partner's medical condition, are likely to forget at least once during the course of their relationship to use a condom, even though the result could be catastrophic.Dr. Noble cites government studies where STD rates climb rapidly despite public education efforts. Government pamphlets saying that condoms are not safe and a condom breakage rate of four percent. He feels when it comes to life or possible death, a four percent chance of failure is too high. Dr. Noble believes the media is partly to blame for glamorizing sex in its television shows and magazine ads. He continues, arguing that the media does not give equal time to the "prudish" or counter point of view, advocating his position, that monogamy and/or abstinence is the only real "Safe Sex".

Other Essays On Robert C. Noble's, There is No Safe Sex

Same Sex Marriages Essay

510 words - 3 pages passed.However any law that does not pass immediately must have some flaws and the same sex marriage law is no different. First same sex marriages could be damaging to a child raised in the home. I must make it clear that this is through no fault of the two same sex parents. It could be difficult on the children because when growing up around other kids. The child of the two same sex parents would be unfairly picked on and abused by other kids

Sex Education A Necessary Part Of Curriculum Paramount To A Developing Teen

1415 words - 6 pages that focus on social moral values and welfare. Educators believe that we should be concerned about positive social traits and values, such as cooperative social adjustment and democracy, instead of moral beliefs. This dangerous perspective often leads educators and citizens to avoid moral education entirely in a democratic society and leads therefore to a skeptical attitude towards morality."#Safe sex is a primary staple of sexual education. So

Understanding Sexual Addiction And Possible Treatments

1944 words - 8 pages treat it? Compulsive sexuality is an addiction. Sex addicts will experience a driving compulsion to engage in sexual activities that can be destructive or even dangerous. They will go on binges, striving to satisfy their sexual cravings. They also will pursue sex even when there could be dire consequences for their actions.Some patterns of a sex addict could be: compulsive masturbation, cyber sex, fantasy sex, anonymous sex (one night stands

Cathedral:Raymond Carver

1129 words - 5 pages this apprehensive sighted man and blind man that fell away. A connection between the two was made. The climax built as he began to draw. They drew and drew together. Falling action occurs when his wife opens her eyes from napping on the couch and asks what they are doing. Robert told Bub to close his eyes. Bub closed his eyes and experienced what it was to be blind. Finally, resolution took place because Bub realized there was more to seeing than

Gender And Sexuality

1270 words - 6 pages more petit body. So for example take women in athletics, every woman that has ever participated the Olympic games has to go through an intense gynecological physical, while men do not (Rothenberg:49). So why can't women with equal strengths as men participate with them in any competitive fields? The same goes for men, there is no doubt that men vary in size just as women do, but because men are not to ever get beaten by a women, they keep us

1960s Social Studies

1464 words - 6 pages consciousness and died on June 6, 1968 (Schlesinger, A. M., 1978).Sociological PerspectiveDuring President John F. Kennedy's (John F. Kennedy) administration from 1961 to 1963 the fight against crime, especially organized crime and its associated white-collar crime, was waged by Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (RFK), the president's brother (Heyman C. D., 1998). The Kennedy brothers waged a crusade against organized crime once they realized the

Time To Put Sexual Abuse In Pe

987 words - 4 pages . In fact, out of the current aggregate of 9,017 priests and brothers in Ireland (North and South), 27 priests and 11 brothers have been convicted of child sexual abuse since the 1980s, this representing a ratio of four per 1,000. Of the 38 total, 33 have received custodial sentences.The evidence from elsewhere - and there is no reason to suppose that it is any different here - is that 50 per cent of child sex abuse incidents are perpetrated by a

Same-Sex Marriage

752 words - 4 pages promiscuity. 3 There is a lot of misunderstanding about what homosexuality and even what marriage itself really is. The stereotype has it that gays are promiscuous.1- " Gay Marriage ", At Issue, An Opposing Viewpoints Series. Page no. 72- " Gay Marriage ", At Issue, An Opposing Viewpoints Series. Page no. 63- " Gay Marriage ", At Issue, An Opposing Viewpoints Series. Page no. 23-24And gays do have such relationships, but like in a straight society where

Oedipus Vs Cathedreal

1311 words - 6 pages no chance of describing the cathedral to Robert, but through the drawing he is able to give the best description the blind man has ever received.Blindness is not only a literal description of the character's disability, but symbolism to describe the lack of understanding a person has towards a subject. In both stories, the main characters are at a loss to something that can only be seen by a blind man. In Oedipus Rex, Oedipus is unable to see

Viagra: Miracle Drug Or Miracle Scam?

2435 words - 10 pages problem. Partners who are both in agreement of the use and amount dosage of Viagra are experiencing great rises in the self-esteem and confidence in themselves and their partner.However, Viagra is not out of the woods yet. No drug is ever completely safe to everyone and in the world nor does it solve all the problems of ED men. Couples are still reminded to seek therapy and be more open to each other so that there is communication and

Human Papilloma Virus

472 words - 2 pages and it is often difficult to determine the source of the infection. Within ongoing relationships, sex partners usually are infected by the time of the patients's diagnosis, although they may have no symptoms or signs of infection.(CDC 2005). HPV can be spread to or from the genitals,anus, mouth or throat during any type of sexual activities. (CDC 2005) Even though there are well over 100 different types; the only two that cause visible warts are

Similar Papers

There Is No Place Like Home

271 words - 2 pages There is no place like home. Who has not at one time in their life or another, felt a certain bond with a place in which they have lived? The answer is probably not many people. Meanwhile, there are many different opinions about place called home and I will try to discuss its main advantages.Some people think that home is only a setting to eat, sleep and keep possessions. However, I treat it as a wrong point. Home is much more than a physical

A Psychological Essay On The Inclusion Of Sex Education For Both The Primary And Secondary Curriculum

4118 words - 17 pages Philippines made it adapt to changing times. But there is still a concern whether sex education would be able to encourage teenagers to give premarital sex a try or it would make them think twice before doing anything.If this is going to be the scenario, and I'm keeping faith this will be, no more young Filipino youths will ever need to leave school behind just to give birth, no more unwanted pregnancy; there will be no more need for the legalization

Describe How Wine And Knitting Are Used As Symbols To Foreshadow And Explain The Uprising Of The Poor

544 words - 3 pages cleared up in retrospect. The French Revolution's clash of classes is evident with the intense vengeance the oppressed mob of angry peasants had on the nobles. Having no definite victor between the classes is significant in the story, as Dickens contrasts the changes each class makes: either for "the best of times", or for "the worst of times".

Who Said You Can't Have It Both Ways?: The Double Standards Of Promisquity Analyze An Advertisement Using Feminist Theories About Sex, Race, And Class

986 words - 4 pages the same time. The caption can also be interpreted as "who said you can't have sex with a black women and a white woman at the same time? They're both women and therefore, they are both here for my pleasure as a man". The ad promotes safe sex, which is a positive thing, but also promotes promiscuous sex. The caption "...you can play it safe and have a great time doing it", suggests that sex is just an activity for men to do with no emotional