The rather exciting, aphrodisiaic-driven Sigma formal that Maureen gets such a close view of of course has its own long pedigree: another dream of a morality-free zone, a melting world of pleasures taken and given. The idea of the orgy appears over and over in the world’s erotic art, so it behooves me to give a few examples. Take, for instance, this exquisite carved-ivory reel from Japan.
In a very different cultural context, consider the temple sculptures at Khajuraho:
One thing you’re supposed to learn about in a modern college education, of course, is other cultures. The Sigmas and their dates are putting this precept into practice.
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Popular culture is a common area of study in contemporary higher education, too.