An Obituary for Sex

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An Obituary for Sex

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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t’s unclear exactly when during the course of our evolution we started having sex, but whenever it was, we’ve unanimously loved it ever since. What started out as a simple means of reproduction has now come to influence our culture and society like no other anatomical function ever would (it’s not sneezing, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll, is it?).

Over the years, sex has shaped civilisation – and the contents of my hard drive – in more ways than one can imagine. The thought of coming back home and absolutely going to town on someone has been behind some of the most far-reaching human endeavours, helping us through famine, through disease, through war and general chaos that is human history. All in all, it’s been a good run, and we should all take a moment to thank this lovable bodily function for everything it has done for us.

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