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TERM The 171th term 

The Chastity before Marriage


                   
 
Introduction :

Lately, female student council of Kosin University implemented a campaign for encouraging virginity before marriage. As an butterfly effect of this event, classic controversy about chastity before marriage floats to the surface.
Some people who agree the suggestion, especially elders who respect traditional worth argue that for now, chastity before marriage is considered as a virtue in our society and there could be a lot of accidents such as abortion or single parent as a result of unacclaimed pregnancy. Furthermore, they also mention that it is a manner for future life partner.
On the other hands, cons who fiercely oppose this subject says that it mainly is a traditional discrimination toward women and sexual crimes and social problems about sex could got flated. Moreover, they think that marital compatability about sex is a important factor that should consider before marriage.


Pros vs. Cons

Pros :  1. For now, chastity before marriage is considered as a virtue in our society.
 2. There could be a lot of accidents such as abortion or single parent as  result of unacclaimed pregnancy.
 3. It is a manner for future life partner.
 

Cons : 1. It mainly is a traditional discrimination toward women.
 2. Sexual crimes and social problems about sex could got flated.
 3. Marital compatability about sex is a important factor that should consider before marriage.


Word check

● controversy [ˈkɒntrəvəːsi] : Prolonged public disagreement or heated discussion.

● marital [ˈmarɪt(ə)l] : Relating to marriage or the relations between a married couple.

● compatibility [kəmˌpatɪˈbɪlɪti] : A state in which two things are able to exist or occur together without problems or conflict.

● discrimination [dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] : The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.

● virtue [ˈvəːtjuː] : Behaviour showing high moral standards.