From: TED Recommends - Thursday Aug 26, 2021 07:42 pm
Here’s why you should watch this TED Talk...
For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball -- scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that's more about shared pleasure, discussion and agreement, fulfillment and enjoyment. Let's talk about … pizza.
Excellent talk! I admit, I'm guilty of framing sex as a competition. This model emphasizes cooperation and shared enjoyment, which in my personal experience leads to more meaningful (and overall, more satisfying) experiences for everyone involved.
The Paris agreement is aimed at limiting global temperature rise to no more than 2°C, but we could reach 1.5°C within the next decade. Here's the difference that half degree could make to our world -- and to our lives.