“In a free society, there has to be a happy medium between burqas and boobs on bikes.”
Tapu Misa has just written another great article discussing popular culture, advertising, sex and all that… Have a read of it here.
She’s in touch with both research and public opinion, and wonderfully expresses her own convictions without losing touch with those who may disagree with her.
Topical… Provocative… Well-informed…
That’s good journalism.
Keep it up, Tapu.
(the Title, ‘sex: taboo or tapu?’ was inspired by the coincidence that ‘tapu’ is not only the author’s name, but means ‘sacred’ [according to the concerned Tongan lady quoted in the article]…)
(EDIT: The video below shows a song by ‘Flight of the Conchords’ called ‘Business Time’ which is quite an interesting [and hilarious in my opinion!] parody of the difference between ‘real’ sex and the false notions seen in advertising, etc. – In my judgment, the song is actually making a good point, and not in an explicit way, so I think it’s safe for most people, but don’t watch if you’re easily offended…)