Category Archives: Sex and relationships

The misogynist concept of sexual “reciprocity”

6 min read Our American culture privileges male sexual pleasure, with female sexual pleasure often no more than a sidebar …

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Foreskin: A 3000 Year Epic

4 min read The Bible is an anthology of foreskin stories and penis parables. The mythical history of Israel begins …

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Decision analysis of friending versus dating

3 min read Online matching platforms are best conceptualized as friend-finders rather than date-finders.  Given how difficult it is to …

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Nature, nurture, and disease transmission

4 min read Bipolar disorder afflicts about 3% of people.  Half of them have a bipolar parent. Therefore, what is …

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Protected: Patriarchal millennials in hipster clothing: How men glorify the “prostitute experience” over the “girlfriend experience”… and why women forsake their own sexual and emotional gratification to accommodate them

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Fertility probability and age

4 min read Men and women alike often have an astonishing misapprehension of fertility probability.   Part of the problem …

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Game theory of hookups

11 min read Women and men have, on average, equal desire for sex. However, society makes it rationally necessary for …

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Soulless Relationships

Thomas Moore, the philosopher and former monk who wrote the bible on sex (“The Soul of Sex”) and the bible …

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