The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth, Poker, and Bad Conscience in America - Part Two Summary & Analysis

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Part Two Summary and Analysis

Courage, Morality, and Sexual Pleasure

The following is an excerpt from an interview that Norman and John did with Playboy in December 2004. Playboy asks Norman about immorality and amorality. Norman responds that immorality is a more defined concept. One's moral logic discerns immoral actions. Generally speaking, an amoral man is thought to be a sexist. There are two sub-categories of sexists: one doesn't give a damn about his partner and the other has a biological drive, a physical need, like an animal.

John thinks that everyone lives by a personal code. Norman agrees and says that even an amoral person has a code. A man can have multiple partners but he gets to a point when he is ready for serious love. A person needs to feel a great love for someone he is faithful to for ten years...

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