Essay V

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There Is No Kink If There Is No Normal

Using Nagel (Thomas Nagel: Sexual Perversion pdf) as a starting point, Priest (Graham Priest: Sexual Perversion pdf) argues that we cannot make sense of sexual perversion because we cannot make sense of normal or natural sex. Summarize Priest's argument as clearly as you can. How might Nagel best respond? How might the Catholic Church best respond? Are any of their responses compelling? Why or why not?