back to article Alain de Botton wants better online smut

Clearly not satisfied with being the thinking woman’s sex symbol, philosopher Alain De Botton is taking on sex in a new digital venture that will attempt to position pornography – mostly the online iteration- as a therapeutic tool rather than a grubby thrill. De Botton issued a press release from his philosopher think tank The …

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Paris Hilton

All I want to know is...

...what's the URL?

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Thinking Woman's Sex Symbol?

Calling oneself a philosopher does not instantly make one intelligent or worth listening to.

I reserve judgement on this current idea of his for now. With any luck it won't be as brain dead as his last one...

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Pretentious twats pontificating ...

... are pretentious twats pontificating.

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He probably needs the porn

I think he could use a little something to help him "endure suffering", like, erm, negative book reviews: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/5712899/Alain-de-Botton-tells-New-York-Times-reviewer-I-will-hate-you-until-I-die.html

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He is, I think, the finest example of an ocean going ponce.

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Re: He probably needs the porn

I read that review, didn't think it was that bad http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/books/review/Crain-t.html

The New York Times has good book reviews, I have found out about quite a few books I normally wouldn't have this way.

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Count me in.

Said the Bishop to the Actress...

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"“pornography, like alcohol and drugs, weakens our ability to endure the kinds of suffering that are necessary for us to direct our lives properly."

I think he must be doing it wrong. All of it.

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Available on the NHS?

NICE

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