When I look at the amazing description of the Universe created by science, I find that it is anything but meaningless

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Neurons in the brain of a mouse. Confocal microscope image by Hermes Solenzol

Meaning and ethics


Understanding the different sub-spaces and their neurological basis

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© SPNKD


Who should get vaccinated first? Should we allow anti-vaxxers to skip the vaccine? Should we still confine vaccinated people?

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Engraving of the sinking of the Titanic by Willy Stöwer. Source.


Death means losing everything. Death is the final liberation from suffering. Death is disappearing into nothingness.

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Deaths-Head Moth by AngelaRizza, DeviantArt

My father just died


UTIs are one more way in which women pay a higher price for sex than men

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Mount Tom viewed from Bishop, where Nancy was hospitalized. Photo by the author.

A cautionary tale way more scary than it should be


Human sexuality does not fit the procreation-centric view promulgated by both religion and evolutionary psychology

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Cho x Cedric x Harry by upthehillart, DeviantArt

The procreation-centric view of sex


Sometimes privilege and oppression combine in strange ways

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The cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Photo by the author.

Dragged kicking and screaming to the Opus Dei


The seven practices of obedience, surrender, service, discipline, punishment, demeanor and mind-fucking lead to the bliss of submission

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The Gor Project — 1 by mjranum-stock, via DeviantArt


Why is the feminine orgasm so controversial? Here is the scientific evidence around these issues

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Source: enging akyurt from Unsplash

The controversy: two views about female orgasms


A woman who likes spankings and domestic discipline answers a few intimate questions

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Photo is a gift from the woman I interviewed

About

Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex. https://sexsciencespirit.blogspot.com/

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