Intellectual whores

Discussion in 'Love and Sex' started by ahimsa, Jan 1, 2005.

  1. ahimsa

    ahimsa Senior Member

    Hey,
    What are your opinions on being/having intellectual whores. Do you think the ladder theory is real?

    Anyway, i beleive in the ladder theory, and I think I'm often an intellectual whore. Even though I have a GF, i think many women regard me aas an intellectual whore. I'm okay with it because I've always been better friends with women than men. There have been times when it is sexually frustrating, but I still enjoy their company even though I'm committed to someone else.

    Just wanted to get your thoughts.

    Peace
     
  2. What exactly is an intellectual whore?
     
  3. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    My thoughts exactly. I thought whore is just a rude name for a prostitute. :confused:
     
  4. mariecstasy

    mariecstasy Enchanted

    i was definately wondering the same damn thing
     
  5. ZePpeLinA

    ZePpeLinA Jump around!

    intellectual whore??? someone who sells their intellect for sex?
     
  6. ahimsa

    ahimsa Senior Member

    Uhhmmm...sorry...and intellectual whore is a man who is friends with a woman because she finds him mentally simulating, but doesn't view him in a sexual way.

    Check out this site for a better explaination. http://www.intellectualwhores.com/masterladder.html

    peace
     
  7. yohonis

    yohonis Member

    Like a hussie?
     
  8. well alot of guys are friends with other guys cause they think theyre cool and its not in a sexual way.
     
  9. mariecstasy

    mariecstasy Enchanted

    oh so a geek;) lol....
     
  10. ImmortalDissident

    ImmortalDissident Senior Member

    So... an intellectual whore is another word for friends...

    I don't waste time being friends with people who aren't intellectually stimulating. Isn't that what friendship is based on?
     
  11. not a geek, a geek is something much different but could be one.
     
  12. mariecstasy

    mariecstasy Enchanted

    oh i was completely kidding....
     
  13. grim_rebel

    grim_rebel Member

    something to do with platonic relationships, me thinks.
     
  14. snelio37

    snelio37 Member

    yes. but if it''s platonic, why is it in love and sex?
     
  15. 8footsativa_chik

    8footsativa_chik Waka Chang-Chang

    My mate is an interlectual whore, lol thats why i hang around with him. :p
     
  16. RandomJunkie

    RandomJunkie Member

    It's an extreme name for an non-extreme situation, but I guess i'm also an intelectual whore.
     
  17. velvet

    velvet Banned

    I'm not sure I completely understand the term 'intellectual whore' but I do know that sometimes you can have an enormous connection with someone on just one or a few levels.. I have a friend whom I adore for his linguistic skills.. mail from him are this amazing pieces of pure poetry.. he writes stuff like: "I am sitting in front of my desk with lukewarm coffee looking at the forest surrounding my room through the window. The noisy, chaotic and insomniac image of Tokyo can be only applied to the center and it is absolutely silent and calm around here. Surprisingly enough my brain is clearest and full-operating despite a few bottle of wine."

    I just love'm for it :) But I have a boyfriend with whom I connect on almost every level and that's just too good to seem true :)
     
  18. RetroGroove_Grrl

    RetroGroove_Grrl I'm a big girl now

    Nearly all of my friends are men, I find it hard to relate to many women, I guess I my mum is the same and I gre up with two brothers.

    The only problem, and I know it sounds really big headed, but its the honest truth, its really hard to be friends with guys sometimes, because it usually turns out that they fall for me when I have a boyfriend... and then they end up wanting nothing to do with me becuase they cant be around me....

    that sucks :(
     
  19. whispers

    whispers sweet and sour

    yeah the correct term is.....................friend
     
  20. Crystaleyez

    Crystaleyez Member

    Oh retrogroovegirl...you poor thing. Too beautiful to be friends with girls or guys. That must be hard.....:p
     

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