Friday, January 20, 2012

Because of the superstitions of itinerant Bronze-Age goat-herders, that's why

LA Times blogger Rene Lynch reports that many teens are unclear on the concept that having sex causes pregnancy and asks "Why?"

Because in the US of A, our public discourse is ruled by magical thinking about the desires of an imaginary ruler of the universe whose morals (if he actually existed) would be right at home in the courts of the Chalcolithic Mesopotamian despots he was modelled on. That is why.

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