Tag: Slippery Slope

Is Polygamy Next?

 

shutterstock_124665844-2John Roberts seems to think so. From his dissent in Obergefell:

Although the majority randomly inserts the adjective “two” in various places, it offers no reason at all why the two-person element of the core definition of marriage may be preserved while the man-woman element may not. Indeed, from the standpoint of history and tradition, a leap from opposite-sex marriage to same-sex marriage is much greater than one from a two-person union to plural unions, which have deep roots in some cultures around the world. If the majority is willing to take the big leap, it is hard to see how it can say no to the shorter one.

He continues:

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Americans seem to live with the illusion that love is a good thing. This is because democrats do not read books. In English, the great writer is Shakespeare, than whom no greater can be imagined. One cannot read the love stories in Shakespeare without coming to three basic insights: First, love leads to civil war […]

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SoCons (and perhaps some Libertarians wary of huge social changes taking place very quickly at the federal–nay, civilizational–level): Have you ever been talking (perhaps on Facebook) about some potential negative effects of same-sex marriage and been accused of committing the slippery slope fallacy?  Then read on! The slippery slope argument form is not always fallacious. Preview Open

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