In 1960 my parents moved from Maine to Boston. My mother was a devout Catholic. My father was a convert. They had six children. Public school was banned by my mother and we attended Our Lady of the Foothills for our primary school education and the salvation of our young souls.
Sister Mary Goretti was my 7th Grade teacher, but nun had a strict curriculum about the mystical wonders of God. On the first day of class she told the class, “On Judgment Day everyone who ever was will be assembled before God to watch your transgressions, so be good and wear clean underwear.”
The last directive was for the boys.
We were constructed from snails and pig tails.
Later that day my best friend asked Sister Mary Goretti, “Why would God make good people watch bad things at the End of Times? Is it to see what they had been missing.”
“So they can see why you’re going to Hell.” Sister Mary Goretti’s belief in a fiery pit was unshakable, until she left the sisterhood to join a lesbian farming commune. I had shaken the fear of burning much earlier than 7th Grade, however the possibility of everyone watching your every move became a reality in the 1980s as the UK police installed CCTV throughout England to combat terrorism, football hooliganism, and the scourge of public urination.
This voyeuristic police innovation has spread to Thailand in 2007, when the Pattaya police installed CCTV systems in all the bars on Soi 6 at the expense of the owners.
The purpose of their installation is to record any wrong-doings such as drugs or illegal sex or fights.
No more blow jobs on the sofas.
Everything sexual has to happen upstairs in the shabby rooms and that covers a lot of ground.
Men thought that it was only a question of time before the ‘tam-luat’ televise the chambers of lust.
“They want to watch.”
“Why?” It was a stupid question.
“Because all men like to watch.” An attractive girl at Dirty Den’s replied with a smile. “You want to see me with other girl?”
“No.” She and I didn’t have that kind of relationship.
“Good.” The only reason that liked going with two women was because it cut down on the work 50%.
The equation was changed when two men were in the menage a trois.
No girl on Soi 6 liked to sweat that hard.
Personally I’ve never had the slightest interest of a menage a trois with two men and one woman. especially if there’s a chance of anyone else seeing a 60 year-old man naked on video.
I suppose some freak would watch it.
Not even in the mirror.
And Sister Mary Goretti probably feels the same way too.