Brit Hume, a conservative journalist, just lately espoused that, based mostly upon Tiger’s a number of adulterous liaisons that Tiger ought to convert from Buddhism to Christianity for the truth that Christianity gives redemption and Buddhism doesn’t – as a result of Buddhism doesn’t acknowledge sin within the first place.
That appears to me to be just like Catholics who go to church each Sunday for confession ought to convert to Judaism for the truth that Judaism gives solely in the future a 12 months for a 12 months of sins referred to as Yom Kippur – somewhat than going as soon as per week.
To me, this demeans everybody’s faith and makes our respective tribal rituals demeaning, each to oneself and to 1’s observance to God.
Surprisingly sufficient, a secular legislation in New York State gives the identical redemption however from one’s partner somewhat than from God. In New York State, the act of adultery is outlined as:
“the fee of an act of sexual activity, oral sexual conduct or anal sexual conduct, voluntarily carried out by the defendant, with an individual aside from the plaintiff after the wedding of plaintiff and defendant.” (Home Relations Legislation §170)
Beneath §171 of Home Relations Legislation, the act of adultery could be forgiven by the forgiveness of the aggrieved partner or by voluntary co-habitation with the aggrieved partner after she or he is aware of concerning the transgression.
I like to recommend the next resolution: As an alternative of fixing Gods or faith, resume sexual relations along with your partner. It can assist in extra methods than one.