Re: Controlling the male sex drive

Brian Atkins (
Sun, 27 Jun 1999 01:44:03 -0400

Doug Jones wrote:
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> >
> > I also find that I'm spending too much time thinking about it - but for
> > me anything above zero would be "too much", considering my old statement
> > that "When I want to reproduce I'll clone myself or build an AI." I've
> > heard that the average male thinks about sex every 34 seconds, according
> > to the only statistic I've heard on the subject, from some forgotten
> > source. Well, I'm way, way below that; presently down to something on
> > the order of every 3.4 hours. And I'm presently 19, and had 34-minute
> > discipline from around the beginning of puberty, which probably makes it
> > more impressive.
> Jeezus, Eli! You need to get laid!
> No offense, man, but sometimes it really does seem that youth is
> wasted on the young.
> --
> Doug Jones, Freelance Rocket Plumber, Happy Fornicator

Wow! speaking of programmed responses, there is one right there.

This intense peer-pressure to have sex (found amazingly enough even on this list) gets old real fast. It's great when it falls into your life, but I don't see the need to push it like that.

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