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Abominations have flowed from priestly celibacy. Satanic Vatican
There is no basis in the scriptures for mandatory celibacy ... Married priests when they died their inheritance went to their oldest son. And so the institutionalised church leaders desiring to stop this practice begin to mandate celibacy. Father Tom Doyle
Celibacy has always been the rule. But many of the male disciples were deciding to take the level of their commitment and celibacy one irreversible step further. Heaven’s Gate: The Definitive Story, 2007
Celibacy one inescapable step further. Heaven’s Gate: Cult Suicide, PBS 2015
As to marriage or celibacy let a man take which course he will – he will be sure to repent. Socrates
A triumph of willpower over the orgasm. George Orwell, 1984 1984 starring John Hurt & Richard Burton & Gregor Fisher & Suzanna Hamilton & Cyril Cusack & James Walker & Andrew Wilde & Corina Seddon & Rupert Baderman & John Boswall & Phyllis Logan et al, director Michael Radford
Celibacy is an essential poverty in my own character. I must never allow myself to be vulnerable in the sexual sense. Kenneth Williams, Fantabulosa! BBC 2006
It was Thecla’s adherence to celibacy ironically that branded her a feminist in the ancient world. Banned from the Bible: Secrets of the Apostles, History 2009
This battle over celibacy split the early Church and led to the banning of certain texts from the Bible. ibid.
Do not deprive one another except perhaps by agreement for a set time, to devote yourselves to prayer and then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you. I Corinthians 7:5
He [Paul] deprives young men of wives, and maidens of husbands, saying, There is for you a resurrection in no other way, unless you remain chaste, and pollute not the flesh ... Burn her that will not marry in order that all women have been taught by this man may be afraid. Acts of Paul and Thecla, chapter II & III
Celibacy goes deeper than the flesh. F Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
Us celibates should stick together. Spitting Image s9e3, Stephen Fry to Cliff Richard, ITV 1990
A violent new ideology radicalising young men online: Incel: Involuntary celibate: a person, especially a man, who identifies as being frustrated by the lack of opportunities to have sex or relationships. Driven by rising anger and misogyny online. Inside the Secret World of Incels, caption, BBC 2019
‘He [frustrated young man] attempted to get into one of the sorority houses with a tremendous amount of ammunition … How do you associate sexual frustration and rejection to a ton of guns and weapons and ammunitions and killing four people you have no idea who they are?’ ibid. Dan Cooper
‘We live right now in the age of the hate crime.’ ibid. researcher
‘If I’m not in the top 20% then there’s no reason in me even trying in the first place.’ ibid. Incel
‘That whole feeling that you are on the outside of the group … I am so alone. It hurts a little bit.’ ibid.
‘It’s a living fucking nightmare that will never end.’ ibid.