Writing for the Capri Luxe Hotels anthology got me thinking about the different relationships dynamics people live by—polyamory, swinging, "monogamish", timezone rules, hall passes... and more. I've wondered what my view of relationships would be like now, had I grown up learning about these different arrangements without the social stigma applied by the conservative mainstream. Anyway,… Continue reading Fresh find: Mia’s Wedding — a reverse harem novel by Lucy Felthouse
A fascinating read on sexual expression, pornography and political attitudes.
I’ve often found that people at the extreme ends of the political/value spectrum have things in common. Not necessarily that they’re both pro- or anti- the same stuff, but that they have similar ways of getting their point across, similar approaches to conversations, and other behavioural subtexts like that. The idea that fear is the common driver kind of makes sense now that I think about it.
Anyway, enjoy this thinky bit of Will Crimson.
The Guardian, without embarrassment, has a section devoted to the topic of Pornography. The latest article entitled The strange alliance between #MeToo and the anti-porn movement, details, well, the strange alliance. I’ve been listening to Jordan Peterson lately and one can’t help but see the world a little differently.
My first thought, on reading the article, was to see the fingerprints of Neo-Marxism on the left and the right. If you haven’t heard of Jordan Peterson or are unfamiliar with his usage of the term, then (to be brief) it means this: Marxism was an ideology that reduced all societal and individual disadvantages to a primary cause—those who have and those who have not. And if you were one of those who had, then you were, by definition, an oppressor. So, at its very simplest, the central tenant of Marxism is to reduce and explain all societal…
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