Re: Post-sexual?

Spike Jones (
Sat, 12 Sep 1998 21:06:07 -0700

Hal Finney wrote:

> It would seem logical to rewire the brain's
> reward system so that it got pleasure directly from solving problems.
> The sexual drive would be sublimated into problem solving. Actually there
> are people who seem to be able to do this kind of rechannelling to some
> extent, and I believe they do get direct mental pleasure from their
> activities...

hal i have often wondered about this. some games of pure reason and problem solving such as chess and free cell, do provide me with direct mental pleasure as you describe. as a replacement for sex, no way. {8^D spike