The kink community’s gift to culture lay in its preservation of sex or sexuality for its own sake instead of using it as a means to some other goal.
*Herbert Marcuse, Eros and Civilization
“Against a society which employs sexuality as a means for a useful end, the perversions uphold sexuality as an end in itself.”
Pleasure for its own sake becomes a part of a life well lived. Pleasure and or experience is valuable even if it leads to nothing beyond that event itself. Like the drinking in of a sunset that sets the sky on fire and takes your breath away, it is not a waste of time, regardless that it leads to nothing else including no profit. It costs nothing and we feel lucky not to have missed it.
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