Free AdviceGet Free Advice
Home | Get advice | Give advice | Topics | Columnists | - !START HERE! -
Make Suggestions | Sitemap

Get Advice


Search Questions

Ask A Question

Browse Advice Columnists

Search Advice Columnists

Chat Room

Give Advice

View Questions
Search Questions
Advice Topics

Login

Username:
Password:
Remember me
Register for free!
Lost Password?

Want to give Advice?

Sign Up Now
(It's FREE!)

Miscellaneous

Shirts and Stuff
Page Backgrounds
Make Suggestions
Site News
Link To Us
About Us
Terms of Service
Help/FAQ
Sitemap
Contact Us


humorist-workshop
cuzin <<< Previous Question
Next Question >>> acne

Mastabation


Question Posted Saturday September 17 2005, 8:49 am

I am a Christian and so is my family the "Bible" aays it is bad to mastabate but i have a hard time not to what should i do

[ Answer this question ]
Want to answer more questions in the Miscellaneous category?
Maybe give some free advice about: Spirituality?


poa answered Saturday September 17 2005, 3:01 pm:
Catholic church views it as destroying human life, to just masturbate. They view it as basically every ejaculation should be an attempt to create another human life.

Ironically enough, there are intense amounts of sperm which don't fertilize ~ and those die too. Even in sexual intercourse.

So, are you killing that many people because of a flaw in design?

Catholic church better start trying to remedy that.



Masturbation can sometimes be a good thing, it is a far better alternative to random casual sex and is a safe way to vent sexual frustration.

And if you are a male (which i've been rambling on, assuming that you are) then you can soon learn the benefit of doing so before certain other things to make events go by much easier.

[ poa's advice column | Ask poa A Question
]




DangerWench answered Saturday September 17 2005, 9:38 am:
To the best of my knowledge, this is the scripture that many people point to in order to say that masturbation is a sin:

(Genesis 38:8 - 10) "And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother. And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled [it] on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother. And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him also."

See, Onan's brother was dead, but Onan was supposed to marry his brother's widow and make her pregnant and the resulting baby would be raised as his brother's baby, not his. Some people translate these passages as saying that instead of making her pregnant, he masturbated, then got killed for it because he "spilled [it] on the ground" (his seed).

If you read it, it's pretty obvious that's not what happened because it first says "he went in unto his brother's wife". So basically, he had sex with his brother's wife, then pulled out at the last second in an effort not to make her pregnant. He didn't want to "donate" his seed to his dead brother, but he still went ahead and had sex with his brother's wife, you see?

That's the way, I read it, anyway.

If, however, you are a Catholic, there may be some other reason why the Catholic Church thinks it's a sin. If they have a different reason, it might be from one of the exclusively Catholic doctrines.

The Catholic Church believes that the Bible is not the only authority. Their teachings include such documentation as Catechisms, and Papal Encyclicals (defined as "authoritative teaching instruments from the Vicar of Christ" (the Pope)) which have been written and added to throughout the years of the history of the Catholic Church.

Because of this, the Catholic Church has many teachings, beliefs, and traditions which are different from a Christian who believes the Holy Bible is the exclusive authority of Christianity.

Their belief that masturbation is a sin may come from one of these other authorities, rather than the Biblical scripture I quoted.

For more information about the differences between Catholicism and *exclusively* Bible-Based Christianity, see the following link:

[Link](Mouse over link to see full location)

[ DangerWench's advice column | Ask DangerWench A Question
]
Recent popular questions:
Want to give advice?

Click here to start your own advice column!

Telling boyfriend you don't want to leave family?
A critical request for help. A challenge for those who like to think like detectives
i had sex but after bleeding 2days only is that normal?
can a dike get pregnant?
I am very confused!
Depression and a relationship
I have dated the same guy
going back to the gym after months of lazyness
why do boys get treated diffirently then girls?
So there's a boy
How to communicate with him
I like this guy, it's a s
Could it be possible
I am the "other woman" and I want to know if that's how it will always be.
So I like this guy but I don't know what this is
father passing blood when pooping
BISEXUAL- BICURIOUS PROBLEM?
Should I call off our friendship?
Self Harming Friend
Halloween Party

All content on this page posted by members of advicenators.com is the responsibility those individual members. Other content © 2003-2014 advicenators.com. We do not promise accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any advice and are not responsible for content.

Attention: NOTHING on this site may be reproduced in any fashion whatsoever without explicit consent (in writing) of the owner of said material, unless otherwise stated on the page where the content originated. Search engines are free to index and cache our content.
Users who post their account names or personal information in their questions have no expectation of privacy beyond that point for anything they disclose. Questions are otherwise considered anonymous to the general public.

[Valid RSS] eXTReMe Tracker