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Ariel Levy on sexual revolutions

September 12th, 2011

Episode 222 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Ariel Levy writes about Wilhelm Reich, the creator of the orgone box, and some of the sexual revolutions that preceded him. Here Blake Eskin talks with Levy about Reich's idea that sexual health leads to social health, why all sexual revolutions think they have discovered something new, and how our current cultural moment isn't as sexually fulfilling as it appears to be.

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