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LESSON-1-2
LESSON-3
LESSON-4.1
LESSON-4.2
LESSON-5.1
LESSON-5.2
LESSON-6.1
LESSON-6.2
LESSON-7.1
LESSON-7.2
LESSON-7.3
LESSON-8
LESSON-9
LESSON-10.1
LESSON-10.2
LESSON-11
LESSON-12
LESSON-13.1
LESSON-13.2
LESSON-14
LESSON-15.1
LESSON-15.2
Contraception
The Sex Life of the Gods. Michael Knerr. CHAPTER-1
CHAPTER-2-3
CHAPTER-4
CHAPTER-5-6
CHAPTER-7-8
CHAPTER-9-10
CHAPTER-11-12
CHAPTER-13-14
CHAPTER-15-16
CHAPTER-17-18-19

before he can have acquired this improved quality, he must have lived 

sufficiently long to have experienced the causes which have developed 

improvement in himself. Consequently, he holds that DELAYED PARENTAGE 

PRODUCES GREAT MEN. 

 

Mr. Redfield several years ago offered a prize of two hundred dollars to 

anyone who could show that a single one of the great men of history was 

the product of a succession of young parents, or was produced by a line 

of ancestry represented by more than three generations to a century. But 

no one ever claimed the prize money. According to Mr. Redfield's 

doctrine, race improvement is and will be accomplished as the result of 

effort, physical and mental, upon the part of prospective parents, 

particularly if the period of effort is sustained over a considerable 

number of years previous to reproduction. 

 

The following quotations from Mr. Redfield's writing will give a general 

idea of his lines of thought and his theories. He says: 

 

"At some time in the past there was a common ancestor for man and the 

ape. At that time the mental ability of the man was the same as that of 

the ape, because at that time man and the ape were the same person. From 

that common ancestor there have been derived two main lines of descent, 

one leading to man and the other to the ape of today. In the line 

leading to man, mental ability has increased little by little so that 

today the mental ability of the man is far above that of the ape. While 

it may not be literally true for each and every generation between that 

common ancestor and man of the present time, still we will commit no 

error if we divide the total increase in mental ability by the number of 

intervening generations and say that each generation in turn was a 

little superior to that which produced it. Now it happens that mental 

ability is something which is inherited--is transmitted from parent to 

offspring. Take that fact with the fact that there has been a regular 

(or irregular) increase in mental ability in the generations leading to 

man, and it will be seen that each generation in succession transmitted 

to its offspring more than it inherited from its parents. BUT A PARENT 

CANNOT TRANSMIT SOMETHING WHICH HE DID NOT HAVE. Where and how did those 

generations get that ability which they transmitted but did not 

inherit?" 

 

Mr. Redfield in his writings shows that what is true of the human race 

is true of high-bred domesticated animals, namely, the cow of high milk 

producing breeds; the fast running and trotting horses; and the highly 


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