Love Matters & Lifestyle
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- Category: Love & Lifestyle
- Monday, 19 October 2015 17:08
This is what your religion say about m'asturbation...
Buddhism doesn't say ordinary people can't m'asturbate, although it is prohibited by the Buddha's rules for monks and nuns, who are supposed to live celibate and chaste lives.
In general, Buddhist teachers recommend that we keep track of desire, how it comes and goes. Sometimes, they say, not acting on impulse--like the urge to masturbate--we can see how desire falls away if you don't give in to it immediately. Talk about m'asturbation with other
The Catholic Church views masturbation as "an intrinsically and gravely disordered action." Any s3xual act outside of marriage not intended for procreation is considered inappropriate.
In 1975, Pope Paul VI outlined why m'asturbation is wrong in a declaration on human s3xuality called
Christian: Conservative Protestants
Most conservative Christians do not condone m'asturbation, although m'asturbation is not explicitly mentioned in the Bible. Christians often conclude that m'asturbation itself is not a sin, but it is often related to lust, which many Christians believe is sinful.
Christian: Liberal Protestants
Most liberal Christians do not find m'asturbation to be morally offensive, integrating findings of science and research of human s3xuality into their beliefs.