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"Less dangerous because a fling between the wrong people could no longer destabilize the politics of a country." Hilarious and true

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The zeitgeist culture has a crisis of human relationships. There are many parts of the equation, but sex is definitely one if them. Thank you for your analysis

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You are wrong about the modern-day view on sex. It's not a demand, you're not supposed to feel guilty for not fulfilling your desires. If its a demand at all, it's a demand to not coerce or shame others into doing sex the way you would like them to.

Nevertheless, I think what you said is sage advice and exactly what I needed to hear at this time. Thank you.

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Feb 11, 2023·edited Feb 11, 2023Author

I might be getting a little bit old. When I was young, like fifteen years ago, I think there was more pressure to be true to one's own desire. Now it is very possible that the taboo against pushing one's own desires on others is getting more pronounced.

Nonetheless, some people are persisting in shaming people for (supposedly) not fulfilling their own desires. Kat Rosenfield, for example. https://unherd.com/2022/11/demisexuals-are-scared-of-sex/ In that article she outrightly accuses people who do not accept to be seduced of being uptight and inhibited.

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