A Brief History of Sexting

Cleopatra delivering herself to Caesar rolled in a carpet may have been the original selfie.

This is the second episode of our eclectic new video series If Our Bodies Could Talk. This episode is about the sexting thing that the kids and Congressmen are still doing, apparently. Does this herald the end of polite society?

James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He writes the health column for the monthly magazine and hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk.
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