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Sex--The Unknown Quantity the Spiritual Function of Sex (Paperback) Loot Price: R223
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Sex--The Unknown Quantity the Spiritual Function of Sex (Paperback): Alexander J. McIvor-Tyndall

Sex--The Unknown Quantity the Spiritual Function of Sex (Paperback)

Alexander J. McIvor-Tyndall

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Excerpt: ...age. This artist's well-known reply to an openly expressed criticism of her is worthy of perpetuation. "Ah, so " she said, "true I have a son and no husband, but you women have husbands and lovers, and no children " We would not have it understood that we commend this woman's example, and criticise that of the woman to whom she referred. We do not regard child-bearing as the end and aim of woman's mission. It has been said that the first duty of Man is to perpetuate the species, but observation should convince us that in all too many instances the first duty of the individual would be to refrain from such a crime against posterity. We neither criticise nor advise the adoption of the position of a husbandless mother; nor that of the women who are childless wives. We endorse any woman's insistence upon her right to self-respect; and we insist that a better civilization cannot come without permitting the greatest degree of personal liberty in matters pertaining to the sex-relation, and, above and beyond all, without conceding to the unmarried mother the same respect that we accord to the married one, when she is otherwise worthy of our respect. It certainly takes courage for a defenseless woman to bear a fatherless child, in a hypocritical world. Pg 127 The normal woman does not live who would not rather be safely and happily married to the man whom her soul tells her exists somewhere in the universe, than to be battling with the problem of existence, alone. When she is so married, we need not fear that the marriage will be disrupted. Until she is so married, no power on earth can, and no power in Heaven will, prevent the disruptions, although man's laws may temporarily obstruct the evidence of such disruption. What we have already said will make it clear, that our contention is that affinities are not necessarily soul-mates; that, in fact, we may have many and various kinds of affinities, but no one can possibly have more than one soul-mate. Mates...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Alexander J. McIvor-Tyndall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-82251-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-82251-2
Barcode: 9781153822510

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