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Why Is Sex Shameful?

Sexual shame seems to be part of human nature, but its causes are mysterious.

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The book of Genesis tells us that when Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit and were expelled from the Garden of Eden, they felt suddenly ashamed of being naked.

“Then the eyes of both [Adam and Eve] were opened and they realized that they were naked; so they sewed fig…




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Hermes Solenzol

Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex.

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