Tuesday, September 18, 2012

What we can learn from a contraception ad

Brad Bursa has some great thoughts on the topic on his latest post for the "Being Catholic" blog.  
The allusions are obvious.  Taking the pill everyday creates some sense of fear-driven bondage – eg. “If I mess up and forget one day, I will get pregnant.” Though it pins itself up as the savior, I’m not so convinced by Nuvaring’s scheme.  I see it presenting something like an invisible fence to a dog, one who is elated to no longer be chained around the tree – even though he can travel the same limited amount of space with the fence as with the chain.  He just can’t see the chain anymore.  By this point, the dog’s idea of freedom has been entirely reduced. 
Read it all here.

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