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Countries With Loosest Morals Identified in Pew Survey

Update Date: Apr 18, 2014 04:59 PM EDT
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A new sex survey revealed that people Czech Republic have the most relaxed attitude when it comes to moral issues.

The survey, conducted by The Pew Research Center, revealed that the second most morally accepting country in the world is Japan.

The 2013 Global Attitudes Project revealed Europeans, Japanese and South Americans are the most tolerant when it comes to premarital sex. However, Czechs took the prize when it comes approving sex before marriage.

The survey found that 67 percent of Czechs in the survey said that they were tolerant compared to 59 percent of Greeks, 57 percent of Germans, 42 percent of Italians and 38 percent of Brits.

While Britain was among the European countries with the most relaxed attitudes toward sex before marriage, it is also one of the most intolerant of extramarital affairs. The survey revealed that only 4 percent of Brits said extramarital affairs are acceptable.

However, 17 percent of people in the Czech Republic believe that extramarital affairs were acceptable. France came in second when it comes to accepting adultery, with 12 percent of French respondents believing that it was morally acceptable.

In South America, Venezuela is the most tolerant in terms of premarital sex, with 61 percent of respondents saying it is acceptable.

The survey involved 40,117 participants in 40 countries. Respondents were asked about eight moral issues: extramarital affairs, gambling, homosexuality, abortion, premarital sex, alcohol consumption, divorce, and contraceptive use. They were then asked to rate each topic as morally acceptable, unacceptable, or not a moral issue, according to the Daily Mail

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