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The problem of pleasure

Carol Jones

The problem of pleasure

leisure, tourism and crime

by Carol Jones

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and globalization,
  • Social aspects,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Tourism,
  • Leisure,
  • Crime

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Carol Jones, Elaine Barclay and Rob I. Mawby
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 P7558 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25329083M
    ISBN 109780415672368, 9780415672580
    LC Control Number2011024066

      As Peter Brown points out in his groundbreaking book, The Body and Society, the medieval Church viewed the body as the root of evil and the pursuit of bodily pleasure as the cause of all sin. Better to remove an offending organ—as the Church Father Origen did—than to allow the lures of the body to cause one to reject God and his laws.


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The Problem with Pleasure book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Aldous Huxley decried the horrors of modern 'pleasure, ' or th /5(13). In The Trouble with Pleasure, Aaron Schuster tackles this tangled relationship head on.

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The real problem is pleasure. Gerstner does a great job of unpacking the why behind the problem. Is God just fattening us up for slaughter. Or is He doing something else.

I highly recommend you grab a copy of this book and find the answer yourself. It will clearly establish the Biblical teaching on God’s holiness and man’s sinfulness /5(3).

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That pleasure is fleeting is so well-known that it hardly warrants discussion, but the fact that crime and romance fiction tend to offer the most concentrated doses of readerly pleasure is perhaps not obvious. Readerly pleasure is generally aligned with “page-turning,” the almost compulsive need on the reader’s part to race through the : Jeff O'neal.

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All of our theology sometimes rests on our ability to answer that one question, 'Why is there so much evil and suffering in this world?'But Ravi suggests there is possibly an even more difficult question - the problem of what is the problem of pleasure?5/5(1).

This article continues Dr. Gerstner’s look at The Problem of Pleasure. Here he answers the age-old question "Why do the 'righteous' suffer?" He concludes that "in spite of all the intellectual agonizing about the problem of pain, the only problem is explaining why pain is a problem.

In a sinful world pain is axiomatic." It is the absence of pain that would prove a real Author: John Gerstner.

The video is a sermon by Ravi Zacharias of RZIM Ministries for nonprofit educational purposes. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 17 U.S.C. § and 17 U.S.C. § A, the fair use of a. OCLC Number: Description: 27 pages ; 18 cm: Contents: The non-problem of pain --The real problem is pleasure --Why pain is not the problem --Why do the "righteous" suffer?--Absence of pain would be a real problem --The problem: why so little pain --Why does God permit pleasure?--Where mercy and justice meet --Real pleasure sibility.

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The Futility of Pleasure 1 I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy what is good!” But it proved to be futile. 2 I said of laughter, “It is folly,” and of pleasure, “What does it accomplish?” 3 I sought to cheer my body with wine and to embrace folly—my mind still guiding me with wisdom—until I could see what was worthwhile for men to do under heaven.

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Find out more. It struck me, after reading my umpteenth book on the problem of pain, that I have never even seen a book on “the problem of pleasure.” Nor have I met a philosopher who goes around shaking his or her head in perplexity over the question of why we experience pleasure.

When pleasure stands between what is good for “me” and good for “community,” we have a problem. When the pursuit of pleasure becomes what defines us and what defines our happiness, we have a problem. Ravi Zacharias, a philosopher and evangelist, spoke to a group about the problem of pleasure.

Yes, I have been trying hard to break the habit of using the words, “no problem” and replacing them with, “my pleasure.” When you use the words “no problem” you are, in a sense, telling the person you are serving, “Your request could be a problem, but it is not for me.” Other “negative” phrases do the same thing: “Hey.

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