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CONTENTS

Temptation Authorities Please wash your hands Surrender! Red light means go! Tempting Fetishism Scratchy


Temptation

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Nobody’s Looking


TEMPTATION “Jeff couldn’t resist the temptation to photocopy his arse at the Christmas party”

n. An appealing opportunity that encourages the target to compromise their personal values and/or beliefs, for wrongdoing.


PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


The consequence of yielding is not always punishable by authority, but it will surely be scorned by society. Peer pressure is the second voice of temptation.


Please Wash Your Hands

PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS!

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The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).

Nobody’s Looking


PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


Why do we yield to temptation and commit crimes for acceptance from our peers? when we are well aware that our society has no room for criminals.


“I wonder if the pain comes from surrendering or resisting?” Donna Lynn Hope

“The only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation”

Surrender!

“The problem with Tom Wilson temptation is that you may not get “There is a another chance” charm about Laurence J. Peter the forbidden that makes it unspeakably Yielding to temptation has instant gratification, but long term regret. Is temptation lose/ desirable” lose? If we succumb we are sinners and we

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are punished, and if we resist we are eaten up by the unknown. Is it better to embrace consequence or take pride from resistance? Temptation chips away at our steel. Every time we cave, the temptation becomes more appealing next time around. ‘Once a cheat, always a cheat’? We understand the outcome, the cloud of mystery has moved and if we’re willing to do it again, it must have felt amazing the first time! Temptation returns stronger, and more frequent; capable of turning trials to habits and recoveries to relapses. Ignore temptation and it’ll just knock louder, yield to temptation and it will smash your back doors in.

Nobody’s Looking

Mark Twain

“Ah, Just tear it open, ya p*ssy!” Random Heckler


PLEASE DON’T TEAR

NAH, SERIOUSY DON’T!

What have you got to lose? you could use this half as a bookmark or something!


PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


If you do not understand the possible implications and the severity of your surrender, don’t be surprised when temptation tears your life apart.

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By turning the page, you have successfully put two fingers up to temptation. As a reward, please tear out your personalised school portrait bookmark. Oh, thats not you? Ah, It’ll have to do!


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Nobody’s Looking

Red Light Means Go!


RED LIGHT MEANS GO! Running ‘reds’ is a temptation that only the purest will not succumb to. It is the purest that heed the warning, where all others accept a challenge. Why do red lights demand that we stop when the colour revs our engine? Red is a colour that symbolises evil and horror, the branding of Satan himself. It is the universal colour of danger and warning, but also love and lust. It is the colour of temptation’s eyes, stimulating our desire in all of its forms. Red is an energy boost, it requires action and encourages passion. Temptation feeds on our biological lust for the dangerous and risqué. The red light speeds us up to beat the traffic, tells us to go when nobody’s looking and if it could, it would surely wink at us as we pass.


PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


“The devil doesn’t come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you’ve ever wished for” Max Tucker


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Nobody’s Looking

Red Light Means Go!


TEMPTING FETISHISM “Some of my temptations are quite dark (laughs). It’s true what they say about mini orgasms, you know? Like sneezing being 1/8th. Well I’d say picking scabs gets me halfway there”

“It’s strange that I enjoy this, but I’m always on the road, and I just LOVE disobeying road signs. It must be that danger that comes with it, but speeding down a one way and holding my breath in anticipation of oncoming traffic. That’s right up there!” “I’m definitely not proud of it, but I’ve smoked a few ‘dog ends’ before” “Torn furniture, keep me away from it!! I once took the national coach for 7 hours and the seat in front was frayed around the ashtray. You get the picture, when we arrived my lap was just COVERED in dust, thread and sponge. I can be quite destructive!” “Umm, probably scratching an itch? No, no, peeling skin! God, that’s the best. Once you start, you have to just get every little bit”

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PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


“Temptation is the voice of reason without its clothes on.� Anthony Marais


Scratchy

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“No! I wouldn’t say I have a gambling problem! Yeah, I buy a few every week but the temptation is about more than the money. I love the big reveal! It’s so fun turning up the foil with my blunt nails. There’s something seductive and mysterious about them, I suppose it’s like you’re undressing the answers. I’m getting too into this [laughs] but I did win £77 the other day, that was better than sex!” Nobody’s Looking

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PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS! The public toilet is a curious locale, ripe with judgement that cannot be heard. But for the flushing chains and whirring fans we have only our thoughts for company as we consciously analyse our neighbour’s personal hygiene routine. We can all be assured that they are doing the same in return! The peer pressure experienced in a public bathroom can be intense, but it is found particularly challenging upon leaving. In the presence of others, even just the one, the temptation to wash our hands suddenly becomes irresistible. Temptation? To wash our hands is not a sin by any account. But it can upset our routine, it can be a choir when we are in a rush; it is drying our hands by sunlight and the overpowering smell of lavender soaps. It is an activity we don’t want, and one we generally can’t be bothered to perform. So why do we? To speak for most, it is because we understand good health and hygiene. But for some it is to avoid denunciation, to save face and ultimately to fit in (to fit in with someone 30 years our senior who literally vanishes as we leave that toilet block).


Temptation’s strongest asset is the ability to disable foresight As we indulge on junk, we spare not one minute for the man in the mirror. But who cares how fat a swiss roll will make you when it tastes so good! To summarise temptation it is safe to say that the metaphorical ‘moment on the lips’, dramatically outweighs the lifetime on our hips. Be cautious, but not cowardice and so long as you’re prepared for the consequences, embrace your desires


Authors Notes

The words in this book are all the opinion of the author and any statements made are not based on fact or research. All outsourced quotes attributed to their original author where applicable. This book attempts to tackle the subject of temptation from an unconventional point of view, far removed from religion and our pre conceived thoughts of what is ‘taboo’. Nobody’s looking is a poetic description of temptation, relying on unique scenarios to alter and build upon our current understanding of the term.

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