One might think about my nephew and Ms. Riitta-Berliner-Mauer as opposing situations.?

One might think about my nephew and Ms. Riitta-Berliner-Mauer as opposing situations.? The object is sexy precisely because it is not human, not soft and full of liquids, but instead hard, hard, hard—though also a bit porous in the first instance, objects must evince features signaling humanness—faces, mouths, voices—to be considered animate; in objectophilia. But both cases are about items visiting a life that is new regards to their counterparties—subjects, individuals, wetware. Nevertheless, both are about topics...

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