James Cantor – The World of Unusual Sexual Orientations

Modern Wisdom | 10 November 2022 | 1h 53m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with James Cantor about psychology and the neuroscience of sex. Discusses his work researching some of the world’s most interesting and unusual sexual desires and the problems caused by our reluctance to allow people the help they need.

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Nona Willis Aronowitz on Bad Sex

Longform | 31 August 2022 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Nona Willis Aronowitz about her book Bad Sex: Truth, Pleasure, and an Unfinished Revolution. Discusses her personal quest for erotic enlightenment; the social history of the sexual revolution, especially with regard to female desire; and her mother, Ellen Willis, who was an early radical pro-sex feminist.

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Louise Perry – The Sexual Revolution Has Failed Everyone

Modern Wisdom | 27 June 2022 | 1h 38m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Louise Perry about her book The Case Against the Sexual Revolution. Discusses why trying to not catch feelings when sleeping with someone is dangerous, how TikTok is encouraging young girls into rough sex, whether sex work is real work, why men’s porn addictions are ruining their sex lives, how the washing machine is more useful than most feminists, whether inventing the pill was an error, and more.

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Aella: Escort Work, Home School, Rationalism, and Questions

Ben Yeoh Chats | 13 November 2021 | 1h 14m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Aella discussing what is misunderstood about escort work and emotional intimacy, losing faith and the effect of having ideas she took for granted turned on their head, psychedelics, homeschooling, rationalism, understanding moral arguments in their place in time, and the power of the right question.

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Olivia Fane: Why Sex Doesn’t Matter

The Book Club | 12 February 2020 | 0h 29m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Olivia Fane about her book Why Sex Doesn’t Matter. Explains that the idea that sex and love are related is a damaging twentieth-century invention and that if we could just recognise that sex was no more significant than scratching an itch we’d all be wiser and happier. Discusses how she reaches that conclusion — and what, if she’s right, we ought to do about it.

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Lisa Taddeo and Hadley Freeman On Sex and Desire

How To Academy | 10 February 2020 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Lisa Taddeo about her book Three Women. Discusses the sex lives of three women to reveal profound and previously unspoken truths about life and love, womanhood and desire.

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