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Poets have Sex Appeal

"Creativity linked to active sex lives"
"British psychologists have found... 'Poets and artists have more sexual partners but they also have high rates of depression,'..."


This research begs the question of whether poets/artists who maintain a sexually fulfilling monogamous lifestyle have high levels of creativity and low rates of depression.

This also makes me squirm a bit because it seems these British psychologists are simply promoting a long-held, romantic stereotype of poets and artists. And stereotypes are nothing more than formulaic, oversimplified opinions.

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  1. Anonymous Anonymous | 5:31 PM, October 05, 2007 |  

    fuck, man, i'm creative and depressed as shit but can't get laid. how do you explain that?

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