Dr. Morse at Stanford: "Marriage Without Adjectives"


The Stanford Daily reports:

The newly established Stanford Anscombe Society (SAS) hosted its first event, titled “Marriage Without Adjectives,” on Tuesday night. Former Hoover Fellow Jennifer Roback Morse, the founder of the Ruth Institute, delivered the kickoff talk.

... Morse’s 40-minute speech prompted an active question and answer session. She emphasized the importance of bringing the dialogue to youth at college campuses.

Morse defined marriage as “an organic, naturally occurring social institution” with the sole purposes of  “sexual activity, spousal love and child rearing.”

“Marriage is the linchpin of society…and young people need accurate information about the big picture,” she said.


  1. Dwane
    Posted April 22, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    What a load of crock.

  2. John Noe
    Posted April 22, 2011 at 7:14 pm | Permalink

    As always Dr. Ruth is such a wonderfull blessing for us. Her website and the work she does for marriage and society is such an inspiration to us.
    Keep up the great work Ms. Ruth. Your contribution to marriage and society is needed and welcomed.

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