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Sunday, June 22 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Sexuality and Society

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The drive of sexuality is all around us. It is most viscerally in our bodies; it often drives our deepest desires and fears; it propels much of the glory and diversity of our artifacts; and it manifests itself all over in the natural world! Yet, many of us insist on straitjacketing sexuality into the “normal” and the “abnormal”; the “natural” and the “unnatural.” We are quick to conclude on love, romance, desire, attraction, lust, and craving. Speaking as an Objectivist who is also gay and very active in non-Western queer communities, Jerry Johnson will compel a critical re-examination of prevailing attitudes towards sexual expression and push towards an emancipation of the mind and body.

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Jerry Johnson

Jerry Johnson is a corporate communication professional with academic training in psychology and philosophy. He is also a TEDx speaker and TEDx curator. His articles have appeared in the Times of India, DNA, and Open magazine. Jerry has been active in spreading the ideas of Objectivism in India through his collaboration with think-tanks in India, the philosophy groups at the University of Mumbai, and through his soon-to-be-launched institute... Read More →

Sunday June 22, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Loft South Manchester Country Club

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