With all the controversy about abortion, too little attention is paid to that *other* horror of female modernity.

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Re: With all the controversy about abortion, too little attention is paid to that *other* horror of female modernity.

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Gallup has done some polling on the issue:

https://news.gallup.com/poll/257858/bir ... ssues.aspx

The author would be part of a very small minority today, assuming she's an American.

You don't get much more consensus than 92% agreement on much of anything these days. Probably can't get that many people to agree that the Earth is round.
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Re: With all the controversy about abortion, too little attention is paid to that *other* horror of female modernity.

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"Loneliness epidemic"? What a convenient media/first-world Angst.

I wonder if the learned author would be happier in some village where everybody knows, and cares, about what everybody else does? :mrgreen:

For my part I'm just happy to be left alone.
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The older I get, the less loneliness seems to bother me. I rather prefer being alone more often than not.

The author is probably just the sort of person who would be happy in a village like that.
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There is an old German saying: "Stadtluft macht frei." City air frees you.