In biblical times, a man was not prohibited from having sexual relations with a woman, as long as it led to marriage. Utopian leaders and judges are immune to bribery because money does not exist.
Interviews are conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones, with interviews conducted in Spanish for respondents who are primarily Spanish-speaking. Marriages that sho Pre-marital sex is a topic that is heavily discussed among teenagers.
Most do not think about the consequences they can face because of sexual intercourse.
Overall, 11 of the 19 are considered morally acceptable by more than half of Americans. Hythloday compares this lack of forthrightness with Europeans, sarcastically claiming that of course all Europeans abide by the treaties they sign. Public officials are not meant to be overbearing or awe-inspiring; rather they should be seen as fathers who the people voluntarily treat with respect.
Slaves work constantly, and are always chained.