None of these things are necessary for survival and reproduction. That is exactly what makes them so splendid. When we take our basic evolutionary wiring and transform it into something far beyond any prosaic matters of survival and reproduction … that’s when humanity is at its best. That’s when we show ourselves to be capable of creating meaning and joy, for ourselves and for one another. That’s when we’re most uniquely human.
And the same is true for sex. Human beings have a deep, hard-wired urge to replicate our DNA, instilled in us by millions of years of evolution. And we’ve turned it into an intense and delightful form of communication, intimacy, creativity, community, personal expression, transcendence, joy, pleasure, and love. Regardless of whether any DNA gets replicated in the process.
Why should we see this as sinful? What makes this any different from chocolate souffles and King Lear?
If You Get a Phonecall from ‘Tech Resolvers.’
..It’s a scam.
Yeah, I know most people won’t fall for it, but if you have grandparents who are likely to be taken in by it then it’s worth being aware that these people are trying to scam you. They phoned my boyfriend claiming there was ‘internet corruption’ from ‘the google and the firefox’ (ver batim btw) and claim to be able to fix it by paying £200 odd quid and getting remote access to your PC.