This is not particularly relevant to Dave's essay but was stimulated by his questions about physical attraction between genders. I was puzzled while watching the Golden Globes (for a few minutes) by the apparent conflict between the themes of "Me Too" and "Time's Up"(?) and the very provocative display of women's bodies. I wonder if Jacques Lacan's insight that "Man's desire is the desire of the other" is relevant. In this case: women want to be desired but not to be possessed or seduced. Note that their bodies are on display to who-knows-how-many strangers. A warm, affectionate relationship with that number of men is not possible. On the other hand, maybe it's a question of asserting alphaness among women. I don't presume to know whether either speculation is the case.
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