Buddha-Consciousness in a Pill: In Defense of ‘Low-T’…

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Thai Buddhist Temple

Is there anything more pathetic and disgusting than watching an old man trying to get it up just one more time, meter running, with multiple payment options? Enter Viagra, and sex tourism, and you name it: ‘Low T’ (testosterone), the male sex hormone, or absence thereof…

It’s all about reproduction, or dying trying, in this life in this world, in this dimension, in this plane of existence, Boeing 747’s equipped with 1st-class cubicles with reclining seats just in case the mood strikes, at the moment of inspiration at the moment of conception…

Welcome to Thailand, where ‘feed-us’ farming is the late-life equivalent of fetus-farming, for-hire breeding, artificial selection, putting guys out to pasture with hopefully one last biscuit in the oven, just to make things official, and put the young lady on an inheritance plan…

Low-T? Guys need to take meds for ‘low-T’? That’s like spitting in the face of God, as if Viagra, Cialis, and that pharmacopia weren’t bad enuf, pumps and pills and multifarious cheap thrills in the back seat of cars too small now for proper breeding, need an early model Cadillac…

It’s ironic that our major form of entertainment—sex—all around the world was never intended for entertainment at all, if we can correctly intuit the mind of God, but you gotta’ give it credit, maybe pandas should take a lesson and start chewing each others genitals instead of so much bamboo while they go happily extinct…

It’s just a chemical! Without that chemical testosterone and its stiffening influence on the lower extremities, all of our stories and music and literature and art would amount to little, all the philosophies and religion and denominations and free sects…

Just imagine: no more love songs, no more love stories, no more romance novels, no more long sleepless nights! Christianity is a celebration of that love that passion that craving—that chemical. Buddhism is a renunciation of it—simple…

We should be correcting ‘High-T’ instead, taking pills to remove our sex drives entirely, at least above the age of 60, as if reproduction or dying trying were the only proper role for a man, Christianity and Capitalism and Democracy depending on it, a growth economy and an infinite urge to merge…

One of the major epiphanies of my life was the chemical blocking of testosterone while in treatment for prostate cancer, then when clear of it, the first thing the doctors want to do is increase my testosterone again! Huh? What just happened? I’m a Bodhisattva now!

Why would I want to repeat that sexually cancerous experience? As if without a boner, I’m a loner and a goner. Think hard: there just might be a thing or two worth doing besides f*cking and s*cking and b*cking the old grey mare…

There’s only one problem—at least—with ‘hormone therapy’ to reduce testosterone levels in order to induce Buddha consciousness: hot flashes, and night sweats, and economies with nothing left to sell, and no reason to sell it…

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