Re: Sublimation and science and art (was Re: Balzac's hairy palms (was Robin'...

Anders Sandberg (
30 Sep 1999 23:17:42 +0200 writes:

> (I will say that when i am painting and it's going really well and
> I'm doing good work, it does feel very much like a tantric version
> of sexual union. But that's just good NRG flow, happens in
> bodybuilding too)

Not to mention in math. There was a hilarious thread on that on sci.math a few years back. "Sex is the mathematics urge sublimated" as somebody put it.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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