Friday, April 03, 2015

Lust and Desire

A couple of months ago, I was surprised to see, and the discussion I had a conservative website, that a number of "conservative" apparently had no idea what lust is, or why it is not a good thing. It is really not that hard to characterize.

Lust is sexual desire left undisciplined to the point that one is willing to use another person as a means to fulfill one's desire without any regards for the good of that person. Basically, it is when one uses (or wants to use) another person as a sort of blowup sex doll.


  1. So treating them as a means instead of an end in themselves?

    1. Exactly. When your desire has taken control to the point you want someone simply to satisfy that desire, rather than because you actually want to be intimate with that person: lust.


Why is it "irrational"...

to not want to work with someone who smells bad? I have the unfortunate job of telling someone whom I am mentoring that when they return ...