Paul Hazelden commented on Paul Hazelden's blog post You Are Not Your Brain
"Adrian,
Thinking a bit more... I would like to respond to your comment, "But surely all of what we know of anatomy suggests that it is the brain that processes these feelings."  Yes, and no.
Your brain processes your interpretation of the feelings, …"
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Paul Hazelden commented on Paul Hazelden's article Three Kinds of Sex
"Adrian,
Many thanks for your response.  Again, you make many points; I'll try to pick up on some of them.
Fun and dominance: I thought I had made it clear that I understand the fun aspect of sex as an important part of the personal experience, and…"
Jan 28
Adrian Roberts commented on Paul Hazelden's article Three Kinds of Sex
"Hi Paul. Thank you for this explanation and summary. I have read it properly now and so here are a few thoughts. 
In the Introduction, you define the Physical Mechanism of Sexuality as being the role of reproduction. You qualify this later, but…"
Jan 27
Paul Hazelden commented on Mark Collins's blog post Ethical Foreign Policy
"There is an informative article by Lin Taylor in Context - Britain's foreign aid: Where does the money go?"
Jan 11
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One of the basic problems we face in talking about sex, is that we may be trying to talk about vastly different things.  At the very least, we can distinguish between these three kinds.

Physical mechanism: the…
Dec 31, 2022
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Everyone seems to be familiar with the quote, "Sufficiently advanced science is indistinguishable from magic," but I sometimes talk with people who appear to think that our inability to distinguish between…
Dec 14, 2022
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Sabine Hossenfelder filmed a talk at the Royal Institution on 19 August 2022 with the title, "Existential physics: answering life's biggest questions".  In this talk, the RI says, "Sabine explores counterintuitive…
Dec 6, 2022
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Nov 27, 2022
Paul Hazelden published an article
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The principle that sex should be consensual is a good one, but what does this mean in the real world?
In the messy details of human relationships, things are rarely clear-cut.  We have pressures, preferences…
Nov 26, 2022
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Traditional economics relies on continual growth, an assumption which made little sense in the 1960s and makes even less sense now.  Any plan which requires unrestricted (in effect, infinite) growth on a finite planet is unlikely to…
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Oct 19, 2022
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I must confess at the start that I am not a Star Wars expert. The original films came out in my youth, and it seemed for a while that everybody was talking about 'the Force', arguing about what it was and how…
Oct 16, 2022
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Our basic framework (Particles, People and Purpose) divides all of reality into three parts: physical, social and spiritual. This enables us to talk about each part in a constructive way, because each one requires us to use different…
Sep 27, 2022
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