Hence the intrinsically flawed business model behind Hot Enough.org, a matchmaking Web site exclusively for “ .” Access to this database of desirability is granted to those ranked 8 or higher by Hot Enough.org’s current members — those symmetrical few who themselves land on the high end of the Bo Derek periodic table. I assure you it’s only because I’m generally filled with black and hate.
Only then are you allowed to pay .95 a month for the privilege of e-hitting on the site’s 1,000 or so members. There’s no special loathing reserved for the attractive insecure, and certainly the Internet has been nothing but great to me.
The second, a form of cultural relativism, says that the human mind is capable of a wide range of different responses, and that each society develops in a distinct, idiosyncratic way according to the accidents of a particular cultural and historical tradition.
But then one cold night in November, I met a Match date in a bar in Greenwich Village.
I had a date for the next Saturday night for seven years.
We do know, when examining early civilizations geographically isolated from one another, that each appeared to reach a certain level of development in a particular way.
Despite superficial similarities, the great civilizations of South America developed languages, forms of writing, architecture and technologies distinct from those of early China, the Indus Valley or Egypt.