“All Acts of Love and Pleasure” does not give you license to violate someone

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Adventures and Musings of an Arch Druidess

The most problematic phrase in the Charge of the Goddess is ?all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals?. Unfortunately sometimes this is used as a weapon against women, particularly young or inexperienced women.

The Charge of the Goddess is a lovely bit of poetry but nowhere does it say specifically that those ?acts of love and pleasure? have to be consensual and with both parties being equals. There is no ?act of love and pleasure? if one party is a minor or an apprentice or drunk or impaired or any other unequal relationship that could happen. And the sad fact is the ones who wield it like a weapon are usually men. I? m sure women have too but most are predatory males.

I?ve heard it when someone decided to grab my ass when I was younger and my answer was always ?whose pleasure?? You don?t get to…

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About Monica Baker

Stay at home mom trying to get back into the workforce and blogging about it. Nothing super exciting really. But if you insist on reading go right ahead. If anything feel free to leave tips!

Posted on April 2, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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