Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
The Psychology of Human Sexuality
Justin J. Lehmiller
'For centuries, the primary treatment for [female] hysteria was a "pelvic massage"...usually performed by doctors, who made a hefty profit....The only problem was that these treatments became rather tedious because it can take some women a long time to reach orgasm....The first vibrators was thus invented to cut down the length of office visits, thereby allowing doctors to "treat" more patients.' - Justin J. Lehmiller, The Psychology of Human Sexuality (2013)
Did not know that. Another story of automating yourself out of a job, I guess.