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Pop Culture Is Wrong: Encouraging Immodesty Is Not Empowerment by Larry Tomczak

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Days ago our Nashville female mayor resigned in disgrace over involvement in a sexual scandal. Two years of adultery, felony theft and reported provocative images sent via texts brought the liberal, pro-abortion and LGBTQ advocate down.

The progressive “almost anything goes” philosophy ravaged her career, yet some affirm her behavior as “empowerment.”

Twenty-three year old Aly Raisman, three-time Olympic gold medalist and one of the 160 victims in the infamous Larry Nassar case, posed undressed in the latest Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.  She boldly declared her actions as representing “female empowerment.” She brazenly told the press, “Women do not have to be modest to be respected.”

Scores of young girls look up to Aly. Previously she stated, “Just to be clear… Just because a woman does a very sexy photo shoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame or not believe her when she comes forward about sexual abuse. When a woman dresses sexy it does not give a man the right to sexually abuse her ever… I encourage you all to wear what you feel good in!”

“Hunger Games” celebrity Jennifer Lawrence said she felt “empowered” in doing graphic scenes in her new movie “Red Sparrow.” Scores of daughters and granddaughters idolizing her hear this message.

Contrast this with recent developments where cosmetic and clothing firms are shifting to more modesty to curb objectifying women as well as depicting unreality regarding shapes and sizes. Alexander Wang’s latest campaign has removed models altogether calling this more “empowerment.”

Who’s calling it correctly? Are highly sensual and provocative texts, ads  and photo shots empowerment or is there “something rotten in Denmark?”

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Scripture clearly reveals the direction Jesus gave us to never “look lustfully upon a woman” (Matt.5:28) and Ps. 101:3 tells us, “I will put no unclean thing before my eyes.”  What follows are six guidelines pertinent to women but having application for men as well.

  • We are to “present our bodies to…

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