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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

physicians, and students of sociology, that many married men, 

particularly those living in the large cities, indulge in extra-marital 

or illicit sexual relations, with prostitutes and other women of loose 

morals, and this not because these men are naturally vicious, depraved 

or licentious, but rather because they fear causing their wives to bear 

them more children--the wives either being in delicate or broken-down 

health, or else the family already too large to be reared properly in 

justice to the children. 

 

Many persons who would see only what "ought to be," and who refuse to 

see "things as they are" in modern society, will be disposed to 

pooh-pooh the above statement, and to accuse those making it to be 

sensational or even morbid on the subject. But those who are brought in 

close contact with men and women, as are family physicians and 

specialists, as well as honest students of sociology, know only too well 

that the above is not an over-statement, but is rather a very 

conservative recital of certain unpleasant, but true, facts of human 

society. 

 

JUSTICE TO THE CHILDREN. The advocates of scientific Birth Control hold 

that a scientific knowledge along the lines favored by them would 

prevent the gross injustice to children which is now only too obvious to 

anyone who candidly considers the matter without prejudice. The child 

brought into the world, unwanted, undesired, unprepared for, and 

unprovided for before and after birth, is handicapped from the very 

start of its existence upon earth. The present state of affairs works a 

terrible injustice upon countless children brought into the world in 

such conditions. Nothing that the present writer could put into words 

would state this fact more concisely and clearly than the following 

statement made by Dr. Wm. J. Robinson, a leading authority along these 

lines, who has said: 

 

"The responsibility of bringing a child into the world under our present 

social and economic conditions is a very great one. The primitive savage 

or the coarse ignorant man does not care. It does not bother him what 

becomes of his offspring; if they get an education, if they have enough 

to eat, if they learn a trade or a profession, well--if they don't, 

also well; if they achieve a competence or a decent social position, he 

is satisfied--if not, he can't help it. God willed it so. But, on the 

other hand, the cultured, refined man and woman look at the matter 

differently. The thought of bringing into the world a human being which 

may be physically handicapped, which may be mentally inferior, which may 


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