Sex, Politics and Religion

Taboo Topics

As a child I was always reminded of the social etiquette that there were taboo subjects at the dinner table. The big three of course were sex, politics and religion. Little has changed in my mind except that my dinner table has been replaced by my blog where I try to set the same rules. I must admit though that I have transgressed the polite social line on a few occasions. When I have wandered over the line, I am immediately reminded of my folly in breaking the manners associated with polite conversation by being thumped by very vocal commenters. These three taboo subjects are probably taboo because they offer the instant possibility of