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CLIP 2824

Moral minefield - casual sex, adultery and open relationships (pt 1/3)

Moral minefield - casual sex, adultery and open relationships (pt 1/3)

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Key Info
  • Moral minefield - casual sex, adultery and open relationships (pt 1/3)
  • Duration: 02:13
  • A talk show format examines some ethical questions about sex. Tony Morris hosts the chat show where Gail explains to the audience why she believes casual sex is acceptable. The audience responds with a variety of religious and non-religious perspectives.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education


    Marriage and Family Life

  • Keywords: promiscuity, casual sex, marriage, celibacy, trust, faithfulness
Ideas for use in class
  • a) Before showing the clip, ask students to complete a continuum exercise in which they indicate on a scale of 1 - 10 their response to the following two questions: i) Casual sex is always acceptable; ii) Sex is a gift from God and only to be used in marriage. To ensure anonymity students should respond to each question privately on a piece of paper. They then swap their piece of paper five or six times in the class, and represent the views expressed on the paper they end up with (i.e. not their own). b) Ask students to indicate which number from 1 - 10 is indicated on the paper they have for each question, and total the scores to get a sense of strength of opinion within the class. Ask students to suggest reasons for and against the opinions stated on their sheets.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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