Step two: pleasure also comes in many different colours
The second lesson of sudism is that, like pain, pleasure comes in many different colours. Sudism defines pleasure in the broadest possible sense: it is simply any sensation which feels pleasant in some way. We might think that pride, joyful laughter, and delicious flavours cannot all be called pleasure since they all seem so different. But, as with pain, these could all be seen as merely different colours of the pleasure “rainbow.” It is useful to realize that these many feelings share a common essence.
Continue to step three.