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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

hypocrisy, and stand before the world showing ourselves as just what we 

really are? 

 

My thought, in essence, is that the chief "wrong," and "immorality" 

about the whole matter consists in our present practice of doing one 

thing in private, and condemning the same thing in public. There can be 

no excuse, to the intellectually honest person at least, for the course 

of tacitly holding that a certain thing is "all right for us," while 

"all wrong for the other folks." 

 

IS IT INJURIOUS TO HEALTH? It is sometimes urged against Birth Control 

that the use of contraceptive methods is injurious to the health of 

women, in some cases a long list of physical and mental ills being given 

as possible of being caused by such methods. Opposed to this is the 

contention of the members of the medical profession who have arrayed 

themselves on the side of scientific Birth Control. The latter 

authorities positively contradict the assertion that women's health is 

injured by the practice of rational and scientific methods of Birth 

Control; although these authorities freely admit, in fact they CLAIM, 

that certain unscientific methods and practices popular among certain 

persons--such as the use of certain chemicals and mechanical 

appliances--undoubtedly have resulted in physical harm, and they 

strongly advise against the use of such bunglesome methods. 

 

One of the leading medical advocates of scientific Birth Control in the 

United States throws down the gauntlet squarely before those of his 

profession, and others, who urge this objection to scientific Birth 

Control, in the following challenging words: "I challenge any physician, 

any gynecologist, to bring forth A SINGLE AUTHENTICATED CASE in which 

disease or injury resulted from the use of modern methods of prevention. 

I know they cannot do it." And others in the ranks of the medical 

profession have made similar assertions and claims. The unprejudiced 

person who will consult the best medical authorities on the subject will 

unquestionably agree that the best medical opinion of the day holds that 

scientific Birth Control is not in fairness to be open to this 

objection. 

 

IS BIRTH CONTROL UNNATURAL? Another favorite argument of the opponents 

of scientific Birth Control is the broad statement and claim that "all 

voluntary attempts to limit procreation are unnatural," and therefore 

wrong. This objection, while usually offered without any particular 

argument, explanation, or proof, must be carefully and honestly met and 

answered by the fair-minded advocate of Birth Control. 

 

In the first place, it may as well be admitted that regulation, 


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