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pleasure-seeking

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  • Like Patten, Veblen feared that the impoverishment of workers was leading them to lives of undisciplined pleasure-seeking.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Rocky Horror gained notoriety over the years for its interactive midnight showings, in which audience members turned up dressed as the pleasure-seeking characters of the film.

    So, How Sanitized Is Glee's Version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show?

  • Behavioral economists, whose work combines the techniques and ideas of economics and psychology, have long focused on what Thomas Schelling, the 2005 Nobel laureate, called the “intimate contest for self-command” — the all-too-familiar inner conflict between the would-be disciplined self who wants to get up early, exercise, and lose weight and the pleasure-seeking self who prefers to sleep in, watch TV, and eat chocolate.

    The Gift-Card Economy

  • The disciplined self imagines future virtues, while the pleasure-seeking self succumbs to present urges.

    The Gift-Card Economy

  • In contrast, extravert brains show more activity in areas related to pleasure-seeking.

    When Innies Love Outies: How Odd Couples Cope

  • Ever since the Prince Regent visited Brighton in the late 18th century and built the famous Royal Pavilion, this shabby pearl of the English seaside has exerted a powerful attraction on pleasure-seeking Londoners.

    Brighton: the grit and the glamour

  • Would Aidan have remained forever a sauntering, pleasure-seeking rake hopping from scrape to scrape and bed to bed?

    Earl of Durkness

  • My inspiration for the film was right in front of me, these decadent, pleasure-seeking characters.

    Linda Hassler: Swedish Film Director Exposes Aging Spoiled Brats in Avalon

  • It was some of the very people who thought themselves left wing – the pleasure-seeking, mind-altering drug takers and sexual pioneers of the 1960s who instigated the fragmentation of the working-class family and sold the poor the poisonous idea of liberation through chemical and sexual experimentation.

    We're told marriage is being undermined by Hello! Rubbish | Catherine Bennett

  • Simply seeing pictures of tempting food can light up the pleasure-seeking areas of obese peoples 'brains.

    Eating to Live or Living to Eat?

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