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Friday, October 27, 2006

When war seems imminent...

...make love. The Daily Telegraph reports:
North Korea's nuclear test has boosted condom sales and bookings at South Korean "love" hotels," a newspaper said today.

Experts told the Chuson newspaper the developments reflect widespread jitters over the October 9 test, with many people seeking solace in sex.
Yes, the thought of death does concentrate the mind and rev up the libido, and that happened after 9/11 as well, when "terror sex" became common. But I wonder why it needs a terror attack or the thought of war to bring home to us an obvious truth: that we're all going to die anyway, and we might as well make the most of what's left.

(Link via email from Deepika Shetty.)
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