Is it a deliberate recruitment drive by the church; are the robes particularly alluring; is it the funny hats?
The prose of Flaubert, the imagery of Baudelaire, the harmonies of Wagner, Scruton points out, have all been accused of immorality, by those who believe that they paint wickedness in alluring colors.
What once was terrifying or alluring is now just the way of the world.
While Digger men might have found this version of earth-mother femininity alluring from a distance, they would have recoiled from Gaskin's suggestion that "men are supposed to be really chivalrous and ... knightly and help [ 'ladies'] ... to do that."
Yeah, but as most any parent knows, simply telling kids NOT to do something alluring is going to be taken as an open dare.