posted on Mar, 27 2012 @ 04:12 PM
reply to post by Thescripter
Not necessarily, Viagra may be fixing something that is damaged and should be working, while the OP's anti-desire pill is taking something conceptual
Viagra cannot create desire, it can only cause a physical reaction.
So Viagra could be interfering in nature as far as many medications cause a physical reaction.
It depends how we view "desire": some view it as something extra to normal embodiment, or as located in a specific region of the body or psyche,
while others view it as a very essence of our being.
Society actually views sexuality as normal and healthy, at least heterosexual desire.
What they would rather have is a pill to replace one desire with another (for example homosexuality with heterosexuality), but having no desire is
also considered unnatural.
How else could one be tempted by popular culture and guilt-tripped for it by religion?
Imagine such a pill became available - 90 per cent of all the churches and brothels would close.
Instead of gay parades we'd have two holidays a year where procreation is encouraged: "Stand firm and do your duty (although you hate it)" days.
Assuming the pill has a lasting effect, in a few years we'd need music concerts to raise funds for shipping Viagra to Africa, before the Africans go