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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

 

The advocates of continence cite the cases of many continent men who 

have been noted for their vigor and activity; and claim that such cases 

also justify their claim that continence makes for the sound mind in the 

sound body of mankind. The following quotations from authorities will 

give the general spirit of this contention. 

 

Dr. Kellogg says: "It has been claimed by many, even physicians, and 

though with but a slight show of reason, that absolute continence, after 

a full development of the organs of reproduction, could not be 

maintained without a great detriment to health. It is needless to 

enumerate all the different arguments employed to support this position, 

since they are, with a few exceptions, too frivolous to mention." Dr. 

Mayer says: "This position is held by men of the world, and many 

physicians share it. This belief appears to us erroneous, without 

foundation, and easily refuted. No peculiar disease nor any abridgement 

of the duration of life can be ascribed to such continence. * * * Health 

does not absolutely require that there should ever be an emission of 

semen, from puberty to death, though the individual live a hundred 

years." Dr. Kellogg also says: "This has been amply confirmed by 

experiments upon animals, as well as by the experience of some of the 

most distinguished men who have ever lived, among whom may be mentioned 

Sir Isaac Newton, Kant, Paschal, Fontenaille, and Michael Angelo. These 

men never married, and lived continent lives. Some of them lived to be a 

very great age, retaining to the last their wonderful abilities. In view 

of this fact, there is certainly no danger." 

 

Another writer has said: "The Greek athletes training for the great 

Olympic Games were compelled to observe strict continence, the 

experience being that by this course they were able to conserve their 

vigor and strength much better. The prize-fighters of today are 

compelled by their trainers to observe strict continence during the 

period of training. Many of the former champions who went to pieces 

suddenly, owe their downfall to a violation of this rule." Another has 

said: "Chastity, even continence, is the prime necessity of the 

successful athlete." Dr. Kellogg forcefully says: "Breeders of stock who 

wish to secure sound progeny will not allow the most robust stallion to 

associate with mares as many times during the whole season as some of 

these salacious human males perform a similar act within a month." 

 

Dr. Warbasse has said: "Testicular fluid in the seminal vesicles, under 

unexciting conditions, does not require to be discharged at intervals. I 


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