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The Sex-Starved Relationship
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The Sex-Starved Relationship

Being in a relationship where it doesn’t feel like there’s enough sex sounds like a trivial and somewhat comedic luxury problem As though someone were complaining there wasn’t enough tennis or yoga between a couple. But an absence of sex

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Porn, Casual Sex and Intimacy | Porden B Jeterson and Jordan B Peterson
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Porn, Casual Sex and Intimacy | Porden B Jeterson and Jordan B Peterson

I started watching a lot of pornography and the pornography that I was watching had to fit in with that I can’t just watch anything I became very limited to watching a very specific type and I read the book

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Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement — new broadcast trailer
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Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement — new broadcast trailer

What does it really mean to be human? Suddenly, people who have all along considered themselves to be normal find themselves no longer being considered “good enough”. People will do anything to their bodies for social enhancement. I really don’t

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Social Media and Ambient Intimacy
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Social Media and Ambient Intimacy

This episode of “Shots of Awe” is brought to you by the Toyota Prius. Let’s lead the way. [MUSIC PLAYING] People talk a lot these days about our increasingly fragmented lives. You know we’re living our lives online. And somehow,

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Can we manufacture intimacy | Science & Eternity
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Can we manufacture intimacy | Science & Eternity

The Science and Eternity team were recently in Japan and one thing I noticed was just how many companion robots there are; over 10,000, many of which are used to relieve loneliness in the elderly. This got me thinking; can

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The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?
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The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?

So you know, I think that there’s few things more primal than the urge to communicate, the pull towards intimacy, towards merger with the other, a way of almost smashing, or isolating, and debilitating sense of individuation. We feel so

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Can we manufacture intimacy? | A conversation with John Wyatt
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Can we manufacture intimacy? | A conversation with John Wyatt

Hi there, (Hey!), and that’s the Science and Eternity team, and welcome to the Science and eternity podcast where we explore the relationship between groundbreaking science and the human experience this week we’re looking at whether we can have a

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The Fear of Intimacy
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The Fear of Intimacy

Nowadays we’re pretty tough on people who have a certain kind of fear. People who are afraid of getting close. People who need to sit alone for quite a long time everyday. People who don’t always find it easy to

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