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Being Human

May 17, 2022

Welcome to Episode 74 of the Being Human Podcast: Merciless Mental Health vs. the Radical Compassion of the Catholic Proposal

In this week’s episode, Dr. Greg proposes that a Catholic response to our culture’s gender and sexual confusion is more compassionate than anything the secular world of mental health care is offering, and fleshes out how a Catholic understanding of the body can offer clarity to the current cultural chaos. 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Compassion as the appropriate response toward those struggling with difficulties in the area of sexual attraction or identity;
  • Clarification of points made in last week’s episode; 
  • Acknowledgment of abuses experienced by some seeking to change their sexual orientation, and the need for better therapy options that are more appropriate to the dignity of the person; 
  • Further exploration of the deep error in how we view our bodies as a result of Cartesian dualism; 
  • What’s ironic about our modern culture’s position on “body shaming”; 
  • How a Catholic view of the body can offer hope and clarity to the current cultural chaos; 
  • The need for a deeper and renewed understanding of masculinity and femininity, and the purpose of being created as male and female.

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