“There was nothing attractive about him, nothing that would draw us to him.” The truly exceptional man requires a second look. The word “respect” is derived from the Latin for look again. He doesn’t want anything from you. He has no intention, no agenda.
Fear’s most ardent suitor is guilt. Where fear is, guilt shakes its hips.
Man is a three-brained animal: head, heart, gut. The gut brain is the sex centre. It has two modes of being: attraction or indifference. Pills to enhance sexual function can override indifference but they cannot alter it.
Surely it is beneath our dignity to run after anything—especially a dream.
When Aladdin rubbed his hands together, the friction was sufficient to summon the genie in his ring. When his mother buffed his magic lamp, an even greater genie appeared. Apparently, we need friction.