Imagine that the last meal you ate was maliciously poisoned. Someone added a chemical that will cause you to go completely blind tomorrow with no hope of a cure. Your life will change in every conceivable way, from how you dress yourself to how you earn a living. One important way it changes is in how you relate to women.
Before you become blind, what is the main way you evaluate a girl’s beauty? If you’re like most men, it’s with your eyes. While things like scent and skin suppleness are important, the primary determinant of whether you want to pursue a girl or not is through vision. You would catch sight of a girl and make a value judgement of her beauty, but now as a blind man, you can no longer do so.
When someone becomes blind, the brain starts to devote resources to the other senses: touch, smell, and hearing. You may now come to evaluate beauty on things such as the timber of a girl’s voice, the way her skin feels, her smell, and the shape of her body (you’ll still avoid fatties of course). Perhaps you didn’t consciously notice these things before, but without your eyes, they become more important characteristics that help you judge beauty. A blind man will be able to form a rudimentary idea of a woman’s visual beauty by touching her lips, mouth, hair, and hand, but even in spite of this, he will never come to objectively judge beauty as sharp or as accurate as a man with sight, no matter how good he becomes at touching a woman’s face and caressing her body for its shape.
Assuming the blind man can make the same amount of approaches as before (imagine for this thought experiment that he hired a seeing dog who was trained to alert him to women—especially menstruating women), he will now have a pool of bangable women that is larger than before because he’s not able to judge their beauty as strongly as when he could see. In other words, in his city he will find at least one additional girl to have sex with that he would have ruled out had he not been blind. If his city is large, his bangable pool would likely expand by thousands. I’m not saying that those women would have sex with him, but assuming the women are willing, and he was approaching just as much as before with the same game, his sex life would increase because more women would pass his boner test.
If you disagree with this conclusion, let’s examine the times when you become temporarily “blind.” Can you think of a situation where your senses became impaired, expanding the pool of women that you could sleep with?
You’re probably thinking of alcohol inebriation. While making you less inhibited, alcohol also dulls your senses, making it more difficult for you to spot flaws in a woman’s appearance. The drunker you get in any club, the more likely you will say “yes” to a woman who propositions you for sex. If you’re sober in a brightly lit club, you may say yes to only 10% of the women present, but in a dim club while inebriated, this may more than triple.
Yet another case of temporary blindness is extreme horniness. If you haven’t been laid in a while, and feel the sex urge building to intolerable levels, you will begin to consider women who you wouldn’t have otherwise. There’s even a term for this type of girl: slump buster. If you describe a girl as a slump buster, you admit that you have lowered your standards in order to engage in sex. Somehow you were able to temporarily suspend your standards in order to fornicate.
I hope that you can agree with me now that blindness has the effect of increasing the amount of sexual opportunities you are presented with. Most men, if not all, would rate themselves as happier if being allotted a higher quantity of sexual partners that meets their standards. They don’t necessary have to fornicate with these women, but knowing that they do have more opportunities is sure to please every man. So now we can conclude that a decreased ability to evaluate the attractiveness of a woman will make a man happier, simply because he will be able to decide on sleeping with more of them. Since sex is a big component to a man’s happiness, such blindness will undoubtedly affect his overall happiness.
If blindness increases your opportunities, vision must then decrease your opportunities. Having an established standard on a woman’s eyebrows, chin, arm hair, hip to waist ratio, hair color, ear size and so on, along with the ability to carefully evaluate those features, creatures a higher bar that a smaller percentage of women can pass than if those stringent standards were not possessed. The sharper vision you have, the less sexual opportunities you will have.
What gives a man vision? Well, by analogy, how do you know if a cup of coffee is good? If you’re drinking coffee for the very first time, you can make comments on its taste or temperature, such as whether it’s bitter or hot, but you can not yet evaluate it as “good” coffee or “bad” coffee. Only by having a lot of coffee over an extended period of time do you gain the knowledge to make objective comparisons and value judgments on coffee beverages. The more coffee you have, the more refined your taste becomes. This is the same with women: the more of them you sleep with, the more you understand what quality is and the higher your standards become. Your “vision” becomes more sharp.
Experience gives you vision, which decreases your sexual opportunities, which decreases your happiness. Therefore, experience decreases happiness. The only question is by how much.
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