The passage I picked, I don’t remember reading it and feeling turned on, exactly. But this was one I remembered for years and years. I haven’t looked at this book since I was 17 or 18, but I’ve always remembered this one because it struck me as being beautiful and warm. It was very different from some of the other passages. He seems to really … not love Germaine, of course. (I think at one point he says he could no more love Germaine than he could love a spider.) The term “sex-positive” had not been invented yet, but I would definitely call it that. He thinks her pussy is great. She thinks it’s great. She is totally happy with it. I particularly like this line: “She spoke of it as if it were some extraneous object which she had acquired at great cost, an object whose value had increased with time and which now she prized above everything in the world. Her words imbued it with a peculiar fragrance; it was no longer just her private … [Read more...] about The Best Sex I Ever Read Was By the Famously ‘Dick-Centric’ Henry Miller
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As the Reserve Bank of India relaxes debt recast rules, the government is reading out the learnings of the 2008 financial crisis to bankers. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has asked the state-owned banks to not blindly trust the credit scores of loan seekers, and to focus on improving branch-level connect with customers. The FM said banks should not take the ratings given by credit rating agencies on the creditworthiness of customers as an advisory, but only as an indicator.“You want technology but have gone so far to blindly rely on rating agencies. A personal-level connect is no longer there. You are probably misjudging the customer based on the rating which, I do not know if, is exaggerated or underplayed,” Sitharaman said. She added the Reserve Bank of India or the government had not issued any directive to “blindly” follow the credit rating agencies. The RBI relaxationThe guidance comes on the backdrop of the Reserve Bank of India allowing the … [Read more...] about FM Sitharaman reads out 2008 crisis leaf to bankers as RBI relaxes rules
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