Syphilis and Creativity

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Well, why not embrace the whole sex, drugs and the bookshelf vibe going on!

This really is quite an intriguing article. Doesn’t really say much about how the disease affects creativity – although it suggests that it urges a certain madness and morbidity –  but a fairly compelling look at the development of the sexual revolution(s) and the hidden secrets of the creative word (those secrets being along the lines of ‘dear Reader, I’ve been with one too many ladies of the night and my mind is going zany’)

Read it here.