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Monday, March 31, 2008

So large that I hurt her?

I keep finding messages in my spam filter box (Which I check, because once in a while important messages end up there, unfortunately.) which, judging from their titles, are about -- how shall I put this? About not having erectile dysfunction, but the opposite, which, I guess, would be erectile hyperfunction. I'm sick of them, but don't know how to stop them, so I'll blog about it. Sorry. I have never opened any of these spam messages, and I hope I never do.

I once asked a female acquaintance, and she assured me that she gets the same type of e-mail. Even if these advertisements were for products that actually worked, they wouldn't work for her.

What's going on here? Well, a lot of things. One is that e-mail is (provided you have a system that works) free. We'd be better off, I guess, if it wasn't. Say, if e-mail providers charged a penny a message. Most of us could afford that, and it would stop spam.

Another one is how these messages seem to think we view ourselves. There's something really sick about a male that thinks of himself as a male member with legs and a voice. There's something really sick about a society where some persons apparently want body parts outside the normal range, and some others apparently encourage them in this sort of desire. (This also applies to the ads I used to get for larger mammaries, by the way. They seem to have stopped, presumably because selling to males is more lucrative.)

So, in case I didn't already know it, there are entrepreneurs that prey on any desire that they can make money from, and we have a sex-crazed society that emphasizes the material over the spiritual. Lust over agape love.

Thanks for reading.

P. S. I'd like to claim credit for inventing the term, erectile hyperfunction, but a Google search for that exact phrase tells me that I can't. Oh, well.

6 comments:

Keetha said...

I get those very spams all the time on my school computer. I HATE them.

Martin LaBar said...

Indeed. For several reasons, no doubt.

jan@theviewfromher said...

I am swamped with them also... the ones I think are particularly funny are the ones that tell me I can be a better man. :-)

Martin LaBar said...

Nope. That will never happen.

Thanks, Jan.

Starving Econ Grad said...

85% of those ads come from 6 criminal networks. You should always ignore those ads because the networks that send those ads out also do other illegal activities (credit card scams, phishing, child pornography).

Martin LaBar said...

Except for deleting them, and sometimes noticing the subject line, I do ignore them. But they aren't going away.

Thanks, starving e g