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Comment author: MileyCyrus 26 November 2012 06:54:23PM *  2 points [-]

But even if so libertarian ideals let alone practice are something we've been on net moving away from them on most matters in the past century at least, but moved towards them when it came to sexuality, this seems an anomaly.

In the United States at least, prostitution and incest were legal until the twentieth century. The trend towards consensual sex tolerance is young and could easily reverse.

Comment author: [deleted] 26 November 2012 07:03:01PM *  1 point [-]

Good counter-point. We certainly think we have more sexual freedom than before but this becomes less obvious the more one considers such details.