Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications [EPUB]

Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications [EPUB]
Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications edited by John Danaher, Neil McArthur
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9780262036689 | 0.89MB

Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual relationships.

Sexbots are coming. Given the pace of technological advances, it is inevitable that realistic robots specifically designed for people's sexual gratification will be developed in the not-too-distant future. Despite popular culture's fascination with the topic, and the emergence of the much-publicized Campaign Against Sex Robots, there has been little academic research on the social, philosophical, moral, and legal implications of robot sex. This book fills the gap, offering perspectives from philosophy, psychology, religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual relationships.

Contributors discuss what a sex robot is, if they exist, why we should take the issue seriously, and what it means to "have sex" with a robot. They make the case for developing sex robots, arguing for their beneficial nature, and the case against it, on religious and moral grounds; they consider the subject from the robot's perspective, addressing such issues as consent and agency; and they ask whether it is possible for a human to form a mutually satisfying, loving relationship with a robot. Finally, they speculate about the future of human-robot sexual interaction, considering the social acceptability of sex robots and the possible effect on society.

Contributors Marina Adshade, Thomas Arnold, Julie Carpenter, John Danaher, Brian Earp, Lily Eva Frank, Joshua Goldstein, Michael Hauskeller, Noreen Herzfeld, Neil McArthur, Mark Migotti, Sven Nyholm, Ezio di Nucci, Steve Petersen, Anders Sandberg, Matthias Scheutz, Litska Strikwerda, Nicole Wyatt

Sextrology: The Astrology of Sex and the Sexes [PDF]

Sextrology: The Astrology of Sex and the Sexes [PDF]
Sextrology: The Astrology of Sex and the Sexes by Stella Starsky, Quinn Cox
2014 | PDF | ISBN: 9780060586317 | 4.7MB

Sextrology draws insight from modern astrology to help people find their perfect sexual matches. This book takes an original, smart and sexy approach to evaluating astrological identities, and will again have people asking, 'What's your sign?'.

In sophisticated, uninhibited language, Sextrology accomplishes what no existing astrology book has ever achieved: it candidly explores sexual relationships from an astrological perspective without insulting the reader with new-age mumbo jumbo or sugary advice for capturing a mate.

Sextrology uncovers the naked truth of all possible cosmic couplings with candour, imaginations, and a wry sense of humour. It focuses on the 24 sex signs, pointing out the difference between men and women of each sign, their particular sexual psychology and behaviour, secret desires, and even physical attributes. Both straight and gay sex are explored for each sex sign, while desires, turn-offs, fantasies, and foibles are investigated in titillating detail. No stone is left unturned in this provocative, highly entertaining look at the sexes and sexual relationships.

Don't Put That in There: And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked [EPUB]

Don't Put That in There: And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked [EPUB]
Don't Put That in There: And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked by Aaron Carroll, Rachel Vreeman
2014 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781250042262 | 0.54MB

People have more access to medical information than ever before with an abundance of printed and online resources, and yet we still believe "facts" about our bodies and sexuality that are just plain wrong. Don't Put That in There! takes on these myths and misconceptions, and exposes the truth behind some of those weird and worrisome things we think about our bodies, such as:

  • The average penis size is seven inches
  • Squeezing breasts is all fun and games
  • You shouldn't have sex before the big game
  • Anal sex will give you cancer
  • Two condoms are better protection than one
  • Pubic hair doesn't turn gray
  • Sex can give you a heart attack
  • Only men have wet dreams
  • You can't break your penis
  • You can run out of sperm

With the perfect blend of authoritative research and a breezy, accessible tone, Don't Put That in There! is full of enlightening, practical, and quirky facts that will debunk some of the most perennial misconceptions we believe about sex and sexuality.

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