tiltbillings wrote:Always becomes a ticklish, if not downright touchy, subject when Buddhists start talking about sex, and gawd forbid if it slides into such a sticky subject as masturbation.
Bring it on cowboy! Nothing sticky about it as far as I'm concerned. (That's why God invented the shower.) The chicken is choked, and life goes on with a little less deluded perception at work in the mind than a few minutes earlier.
Glad you mentionned it, actually. Sexual fantasies, can't be called sexual misconduct, but anyone who is concerned about carrying on and on and on accumulating delighting in sense objects might find him or herself considering the implications of accumualting sex fantasies, which are presumedly mental volition. So we have maybe something like in the Rahula sutta, where he is taught by the Buddha to confess to his fellow monks about bad behaviour in body and speech, but not when it comes to mental behaviour, because there would be no end to the confessing. So instead, a moment to vow not to carry on with the harmful behaviour.
That's why for a limited time only I am offering seminars in my revolutionary "wanking without a wankery" non-fantasizing technique, I think I will put a youtube clip up later today.