Monthly Archives: April 2013

KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid)

Nothing spreads faster and more effectively than stupidity, the simple, uncomplicated. Simple viruses and bacteria can devastate the complex human organism and whole communities, as can bullets and knives. No wonder that simplistic slogans wedded to simple destructive objects can … Continue reading

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Of Mystical Surrogates and Prejudiced Communication

The sex-psychologist Christoph Joseph Ahlers, in a recent interview with “Zeit,” repeated the idea that sexual interaction is the most intimate form of communication and that communication is the most important function of sex. Sounds lovely, but if we took … Continue reading

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