> John von Seggern writes:
> > How could body modifications prevent boredom? Even if you and your partner
> > kept changing yourselves constantly, it wouldn't make you any more imaginative
> > or creative, I wouldn't think...
> Reminds me of the scene in the John Varley novel, The Ophiuchi Hotline.
> Our heroine is on Pluto, the "anything goes" planet, and a naked guy
> comes up and propositions her. "What use would that thing be to me?"
> she asks scornfully, pointing at his genitals, which have been "radically
> modified". "It's okay, I have an adapter," he says, holding up this
> squirming pink thing...
Or the opening line of Steel Beach: "In five years the penis will be
obsolete," the salesman said.... "With the right promotional campaign," he
went on, breathlessly, "it might take as little as *two* years."
Varley is fun.
-- Doug Jones Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace http://www.xcor-aerospace.com
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