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     Wednesday, October 27, 2004

    News - Pursuit of Pleasure

    Ten signs you're in too deep
    Michael Flocker says that if five or more of the following are true for you, you may be in need of a hedonistic intervention. It is advised you turn off all electronic devices and lie down
    1 You no longer remember anyone's phone number because they're all programmed into your mobile
    2 You e-mail people who are seated within 20ft of you
    3 You make itineraries for your holidays
    4 The idea of a full week without internet access fills you with terror
    5 You are bored if the television isn't on
    6 You have to watch the news every day, just to be sure the world isn't ending
    7 You regularly watch sitcoms that you have seen countless times before
    8 You are unable to sit still and think in silence
    9 Your conversation regularly revolves around the lives of others instead of your own
    10 You buy your shoes because they match your iPod
    Ten ways to unleash your inner hedonist
    Try experimenting with these painfully simple procedures. You will be embarking on the first steps of your higher journey towards a life of unexpected pleasure
    1 Find a park bench, sit down and observe life
    2 Lie in a hammock and stare at the stars
    3 Bob in the ocean
    4 Go for a walk without direction
    5 Read a book in complete silence
    6 Take a nap in the sun
    7 Take a bath by candlelight
    8 Sleep until you can sleep no more
    9 Extend foreplay
    10 Watch Swedish cinema"

    Posted at 12:29 PM #

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