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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x139 Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here's one …
TV-PG

  • 2013-07-12T06:00:00+02:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball — scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that's more about shared pleasure, discussion and agreement, fulfillment and enjoyment. Let's talk about … pizza.

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