Nadeesha Cabral


Pleasure via an Analytical Lens

July 13, 2020

    • In meditations Marcus Aurelias details the analytical technique which ruthlessly objectifies pleasures:

      • Wine: Fermented Grape Juice
      • Robes: Sheep Wool died with Purple
      • Sex: Friction of members and an ejaculatory discharge
    • Disrupting or virtue and descending into chaos seeking such pleasures is therefore suboptimal.
    • Instead, we should take a utilitarian view of these things