[ExI] NYT: Happiness May Come With Age, Study Says

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 16:55:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 7:05 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> I had a notion that we could build a device which would insert into the
> rectum with a water-driven enclosed whirling blade which would frappe the
> shit and allow it to be washed out painlessly.  If done properly I can
> imagine a semi-permanently installed device with a water line about the
> diameter of a small woman's thumb, with an in-body processing device perhaps
> thrice that diameter, reducing discomfort to the rectal sphincter.  A device
> of that size might be able to stay in place without excess discomfort to the
> patient, certainly nothing in comparison to the procedure that must be
> followed in the event of catastrophic constipation followed by the sometimes
> fatal impacted colon.  Do take my word for it on this one, oy, as a
> second-hand observer who never wishes to see that again ever.

### There are many fecal management system on the market, Spike,
although none that I know incorporate the roto-rooter option you
describe :)


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