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Join The Pleasure Mechanics for open and honest conversations about sex and sexuality. Your hosts Chris and Charlotte have been professional sex educators for over 10 years, focusing on erotic touch techniques and couples massage. They share their expert sex advice and proven strategies so you can experience more sexual pleasure. Listeners are welcome to submit questions to be answered on the show, and no topic is off limits!
 
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Mindful Sex invites us to practice paying attention, on purpose, with empathy, during states of high arousal. But “paying attention” isn’t always so easy, especially in the charged realm of sexuality. There is plenty to pay attention to during sexual encounters – how you feel, how it feels to be with your partner, on the […] The post Placement of E…
 
Mindful Sex invites us to practice paying attention, on purpose, with empathy, during states of high arousal. But “paying attention” isn’t always so easy, especially in the charged realm of sexuality. There is plenty to pay attention to during sexual encounters – how you feel, how it feels to be with your partner, on the […] The post Placement of E…
 
Can science accommodate human subjectivity? Sabine Hossenfelder responds. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this interview, leading physicist and author, Sabine Hossenfelder, discusses the relationship between physics and philosophy. She examines the scientific community’s desire to find a unifie…
 
Think about the excitement and curiosity you brought to your first consensual sexual experiences – those first kisses, first times seeing people naked, first sexual encounters. The awe and wonder of these moments might be palpable in your memories. Now think about seeing a long-term partner naked. Doesn’t quite have the same charge, right? To […] T…
 
Think about the excitement and curiosity you brought to your first consensual sexual experiences – those first kisses, first times seeing people naked, first sexual encounters. The awe and wonder of these moments might be palpable in your memories. Now think about seeing a long-term partner naked. Doesn’t quite have the same charge, right? To […] T…
 
Is our obsession with data healthy or dangerous? Our specialists discuss. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Look to the science' was the call from politicians and the public alike throughout the pandemic. As if science has a single definitive view, and the data one interpretation. Yet science is ful…
 
Discover how to use your hands, mouth, toys and full body to create dual zones of erotic stimulation to amp up the pleasure, erotic interest and arousal. Ready to master erotic touch? Join our Erotic Touch Mastery online course and let us guide you, stroke by stroke, in leveling up your sex life. Thanks to […] The post Dual Zones of Erotic Stimulat…
 
Discover how to use your hands, mouth, toys and full body to create dual zones of erotic stimulation to amp up the pleasure, erotic interest and arousal. Ready to master erotic touch? Join our Erotic Touch Mastery online course and let us guide you, stroke by stroke, in leveling up your sex life. Thanks to […] The post Dual Zones of Erotic Stimulat…
 
Does philosophy really have an impact on our daily life? Timothy Williamson explains. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this interview, professor of Logic at the University of Oxford, Timothy Williamson examines how common sense can sometimes not be fully self-consistent and can even lead us into…
 
Discover the powerful pleasure potential of the perineum in this podcast episode, where Speaking of Sex hosts Chris and Charlotte Rose share all about the perineum, why it is so important in pelvic anatomy, and how to stimulate the perineum for more pleasure, arousal and relaxation. Thanks to our episode sponsors for being part of […] The post Peri…
 
Discover the powerful pleasure potential of the perineum in this podcast episode, where Speaking of Sex hosts Chris and Charlotte Rose share all about the perineum, why it is so important in pelvic anatomy, and how to stimulate the perineum for more pleasure, arousal and relaxation. Thanks to our episode sponsors for being part of […] The post Peri…
 
What do memes really mean? Listen to find out! Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Memes are everywhere. But the term was coined only a few decades ago by Richard Dawkins to describe ideas and cultural behaviour that can be passed on from one individual to another. He argued that memes are a stage in …
 
Sexual confidence is a feeling state that so many of us want more of, but it can feel elusive or out of reach to attain. How do we build sexual confidence? What does sexual confidence look and feel like – for you specifically? In this podcast episode we tackle the elusive question of gaining sexual […] The post Sexual Confidence appeared first on P…
 
Sexual confidence is a feeling state that so many of us want more of, but it can feel elusive or out of reach to attain. How do we build sexual confidence? What does sexual confidence look and feel like – for you specifically? In this podcast episode we tackle the elusive question of gaining sexual […] The post Sexual Confidence appeared first on P…
 
All the questions. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes What exists? Why is there anything at all? Are there realities beyond physics? What is consciousness, personal or cosmic? Robert Lawrence Kuhn, host of the long-running 'Closer to Truth' television series and acclaimed website, has spent over 20 y…
 
Erotic Grief includes a vast range of experiences of erotic loss, longing and loss of belonging. Erotic grief includes the grief of sexual assault and abuse, but also medical loss and trauma, infertility and reproductive health, and not only the loss of belonging due to shame and fear of coming out as our true selves, […] The post Erotic Grief appe…
 
Is our obsession with enhancing ourselves leading to the end of humankind? Luke Robert Mason explains. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes The transhumanist dream, the merging of humans with machines, may soon be a reality. Elon Musk's NeuraLink is developing quickly, and before long, with the rise of…
 
In this episode we explore how to navigate consensual non-monogamy in relationships. We talk with Kate Loree, sex-positive licensed marriage and family therapist with a specialty in non-monogamy and author of Open Deeply: A Guide to Building Conscious, Compassionate Open Relationships. We cover what the differences are between the terms Consensual …
 
In this episode we explore how to navigate consensual non-monogamy in relationships. We talk with Kate Loree, sex-positive licensed marriage and family therapist with a specialty in non-monogamy and author of Open Deeply: A Guide to Building Conscious, Compassionate Open Relationships. We cover what the differences are between the terms Consensual …
 
Has contemporary culture abandoned the quest for the sublime? Our experts try to find out. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes From Rembrandt to Rothko, Mozart to Wagner, art and music have the capacity to give us a feeling of the sublime and transcendent wonder. Yet in contemporary culture the sublim…
 
Erotic spanking is an erotic experience like no other: a sweet spot between erotic massage and foreplay, between sex and kink, between tender and rough. In this episode we explore the sweet spot of a great erotic spanking, and how to find that “just right” feeling and give your lover the specific kind of erotic […] The post The Sweet Spot Of Erotic…
 
Erotic spanking is an erotic experience like no other: a sweet spot between erotic massage and foreplay, between sex and kink, between tender and rough. In this episode we explore the sweet spot of a great erotic spanking, and how to find that “just right” feeling and give your lover the specific kind of erotic […] The post The Sweet Spot Of Erotic…
 
Is metaphysics back in fashion? Or is philosophy getting increasingly lost? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes The twentieth century began with a revolutionary new approach to philosophy. The great arguments about the nature of reality and human experience were deemed empty and meaningless. A new phi…
 
From gentle affectionate pats to deep impact play, percussive touch is a category of touch and sensation play that is often underexplored and underused. Tap into the power of percussive touch with this free podcast episode from The Pleasure Mechanics. For sponsor links and discount codes on pleasure toys and tools, click here! Percussion includes […
 
How does panpsychism clash with fundamental physics? Does it? Can we find a theory that supports science AND philosophy to finally explain consciousness? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this episode Philip Goff responds to recent critiques of panpsychism by theoretical physicists Sean Carroll a…
 
New episode of Casual Citizen, including the next installment of Pod City, The Fallen. Show Topics: Price of a Seamless World, Gamer's Musing discussion of playing SC, returning to New World, The Sims 4, and the likely daunting task of intelligent free-will A.I. CIG is hoping to deliver.By Alysianah from Mystic Worlds Gaming Blog
 
MicroMassage are moments of touch, offered with full presence, care and skill, to create a powerful experience of pleasure and intimate connection. MicroMassage can be offered in tiny moments throughout the day, weaving little moments of pleasure and relaxation, communication and connection into everyday life. MicroMassage can take be offered in si…
 
How do we make decisions regarding our children in an impossibly complicated digital world? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Technology is changing parenthood. From children raised by smartphones, to making choices about gene-editing and enhancement, Melanie Challenger asks what it means to be a pa…
 
Understanding Sexual Shame, an interview with Rahim Thawer In this episode we dive into the complex terrain of sexual shame, and explore coming into a more compassionate relationship with shame. In conversation with therapist, social worker and thought leader Rahim Thawer, we talk about the social experience of shame, the ways we protect and defend…
 
Is the abandonment of ritual a contemporary mistake? Listen to what our experts have to say. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes From greetings and introductions, to love and relationships, church services and dances, formality and ritual were once a central part of our lives. But form and ritual have…
 
Sometimes instead of heating it up and throwing more gas on the fires of arousal, we need to chill out and cool it down. Cool down is an essential part of the pleasure cycle that we don’t often pay attention to or develop skills around – so sometimes cooling down can feel more like throwing […] The post Cool It Down appeared first on Pleasure Mecha…
 
How wrong was Descartes exactly? Listen to find out! Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience Anil Seth explores the ultimate mystery of our consciousness experience. In this interview, Seth discusses the misconceptions surrounding the difference betwee…
 
Just hold me! Sometimes, just being held in full loving presence is exactly what is needed. In this episode we explore the erotic power of holding and being held, holding still, self-holds, a pause during arousal, holding one another in a long hug, and even holding one another in compassionate conversation or quiet presence! Being […] The post Just…
 
Can morality lead society down dangerous roads? Listen to how our speakers deconstruct our idea of right and wrong. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Many would argue that for at least a century we have been moving away from the moral certainties of traditional Christianity. Yet, a new form of moral…
 
“I want more romance” and “I want more romantic sex” are themes in many of the emails we receive from our listeners, and while the yearning for “more romance” is so common, what each individual means by this phrase and what it would look like to experience “more romance” is wildly and wonderfully unique to […] The post Ritualizing Romance appeared …
 
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