[extropy-chat] Brent and Natasha's thoughts

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Wed Dec 27 21:04:39 UTC 2006

At 12:43 PM 12/27/2006 -0800, Jef wrote:
>Keith Henson wrote:
> > Of course the underlying motivation for virtually everything
> > people do is social status.  It's an extremely uncomfortable
> > subject to discuss, on a par with masturbation and for the
> > same reason.  (Remember what Henry Kissenger said.)
>Was that the line about power being the ultimate aphrodisiac, or
>something different?

Exactly.  From Wikipedia:

'At the height of his popularity, he was even regarded as something of a 
sex symbol and seen dating such starlets as Jill St. John, Shirley 
MacLaine, and Candice Bergen. He was quoted as saying "Power is the 
ultimate aphrodisiac." '

3 points on the quiz.  :-)


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