P O S T E D B Y E N R I Q U E
Should straight men find Condoleezza Rice sexy? All right, she???‚¬?„?s arguably on the dog side of the beauty spectrum. But her looks don???‚¬?„?t cause people to flee in panic, and many women find even ugly men sexy if they???‚¬?„?re wealthy or powerful. So if you???‚¬?„?re a straight man, shouldn???‚¬?„?t you get wood thinking about Condi sprawled out naked on a bear rug?
This is essentially the question raised by Pete Wells in the May 2006 issue of
Like all mortals, we gay philosophers experience the power of sexual attraction. Yet despite all our warnings about the unexamined life, we seldom think about sex???‚¬???in a philosophical way, I mean. These are, after all, very, very hard questions.
1. If women are from Venus and men are from Mars, where is
2. Why is it, if men raised in the Judeo-Christian tradition care so much for sex, that it???‚¬?„?s missing from their descriptions of heaven?
3. Eros, agape, philia. Is there a fourth kind of love that makes it possible to find Madeleine Albright attractive?