free association, noun
1. The mental process by which one word or image may spontaneously suggest another without any apparent connection
2. A psychoanalytic technique for investigation of the unconscious mind, in which a relaxed subject reports all passing thoughts without reservation
3. The forming of a group, political alliance, or other organization without any constraint or external restriction; e.g.: "...it would violate their First Amendment rights of free association and free expression"
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- Anonymous asked:Is it just because I'm gay myself that I perceive it this way, or is it ... ah, at least possible that (however much "power fantasy" also plays into it) a lot of the muscular Conan/Tarzan/John Carter/etc. guys in loincloths/tight outfits still have some homoeroticism in there, even if it's more subtle than that of the skimpily-costumed female characters? (Mind you, I also think that men's sexuality--including that of most straight men--is more complex than they give credit for here in the US.)
I am with you SO MUCH.
I don’t even think it’s THAT subtle, and I think in many cases, it may have been an unconscious decision on behalf of the...