Several replies indicate wide-spread religious attitude towards intellect, a brain-body separation reminiscent of the traditional theories of language before biolinguistics put them out of business.
Writing inane papers involves very physical changes in the brain, some more some less permanent. On the tissue level they are comparable to changes in vaginal walls during commercial sex, but vaginal walls recover better than the brain (proof: it is easier to recall inane paper than a particular cock.)
Whether gray matter is more or less 'intimate' than nether regions depends on the individual sensitivity and is best left to individual preferences and finances. While I'd personally prefer to be fucked down there, it can't support my lifestyle.
> Do you actually not understand the difference between
> selling your physical body and choosing to write inane
> academic papers?
> because it sounds good doesn't mean it's true. Access
> to the body is much
> more intimate than access to the brain.