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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

the epileptic--are better protected than are pregnant women." 

 

The Eugenists believe in educating women for motherhood, and in 

protecting them from conditions which interfere with that important 

function of their life. They are not fully agreed upon the methods to be 

pursued in cases of expectant mothers whose lack of proper support 

prevents them from obtaining the proper nourishment, etc., but in a 

general way it may be said that they agree in holding that the expectant 

mother should be looked upon as the honored ward of the State, and 

should be properly provided for from the public funds. 

 

The Eugenists also believe in educating the father, or prospective 

father. They hold that every man should be made acquainted with the 

duties and responsibilities of fatherhood, and should so conduct and 

order his life that the production and rearing of a family should result 

as a consummation of a long cherished ideal. The man should be taught to 

prepare himself, physically, mentally, and morally, for his coming 

responsibility to the race. He should also be taught to respect and 

regard motherhood, and to make it his business to secure and preserve 

the best possible conditions for the mother of his own children, and the 

mothers of other men's children, not as an act of mere sentiment, but as 

a public duty, a patriotic service, a racial obligation. 

 

The Eugenists believe in teaching young men and young women on the 

subject of sexual physiology and psychology. They hold that the race is 

now criminally negligent in such matters, and that young men and women, 

by the thousands, enter into the state of marriage and parenthood with 

no knowledge regarding the sacred functions which they are to bring into 

activity. They believe that the first requisite of scientific 

parenthood is and must be a sane knowledge of the physiology of sex, and 

the psychology of sex. There must be sane education concerning the 

sexual organism, its laws, its functions, its normal and healthy 

condition, its anatomy, physiology and hygiene. 

 

The average physician of several years' experience can tell tales of 

almost incredible ignorance on the part of persons who have recently 

entered into the relationship of marriage. In some cases the ignorance 

is more than a mere absence of knowledge, for it consists of an array of 

false-knowledge, untruthful ideas, of often serious importance. It is 

sad enough to think how the ignorance and false-knowledge may work 

results hurtful to the young couple themselves, but it is even sadder to 

realize that these same ignorant or wrongly-informed young persons must 


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