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SEX, something that consumes everyone’s existence at a given point in life. It is the key to our existence, and a means to our survival. Sex is as basic as food and water itself. Its safe to say that we as a species are curious about anything related to sex. But why was sexology such a late bloomer in science. Lets find out.
Have you heard about Vatsyayana? It wont be surprising if you have never heard that name before. So, let me ask you this, have you heard about the Kama Sutra? Yes, very likely you have heard about the book of love making from the exotic land of India. And the man who authored this oldest known manual on sexual practices- well, yes- Vatsyayana.
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fire, from the government. But whatever is controversial will spread and so it did. But this article is not so much about the Kama Sutra and sex but about the people who brought sex to the academia and made it a legitimate (non smirking, and non-oohing ahhaing ) serious topic of conversation and also the topic of study.