He continued, “And then in the book’s next scene, two characters have a much more sensually described and passionate but much less sexually explicit interaction. […] So in context, the novel is arguing really in a rather pointed way that emotionally intimate kissing can be a whole lot more fulfilling than emotionally empty oral sex.”

He ends the video with this zinger: “Ultimately, if you have a world view that can be undone by a novel, let me submit that the problem is not with the novel.”

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