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PREFACE
CHAPTER-1-2
CHAPTER-3
CHAPTER-4-5-6-7
CHAPTER-8-9
CHAPTER-10-11
CHAPTER-12-13-14-15
CHAPTER-16-17
CHAPTER-18-19
CHAPTER-20-21-22
CHAPTER-23-24-25
CHAPTER-26-27-28
CHAPTER-29-30
CHAPTER-31.1
CHAPTER-31.2
CHAPTER-31.3
CHAPTER-32
CHAPTER-33
CHAPTER-34-35-36-37-38
CHAPTER-39-40-41-42
CHAPTER-43-44-45
CHAPTER-46-47
CHAPTER-48
CHAPTER-49-50
CHAPTER-51
CHAPTER-52-53
The Sex Life of the Gods. Michael Knerr. CHAPTER-1-2
CHAPTER-3
CHAPTER-4
CHAPTER-5-6
CHAPTER-7-8
CHAPTER-9-10
CHAPTER-11-12
CHAPTER-13-14
CHAPTER-15-16
CHAPTER-17-18

likely gradually to diminish more and more. Third, an alcoholic is 

irritable, quarrelsome, and is liable to do bodily injury to his wife. 

Fourth an alcoholic often develops sexual weakness or complete sexual 

impotence. Fifth, alcoholics are likely to develop extreme jealousy, 

which may become pathological, even to the extent of a psychosis. 

 

If both the husband and wife are alcoholics, then marriage between 

them which results in children is not merely a sin, but a crime. 

 

We do not now come across cases so often as we used to of women 

marrying drunkards in the hope or with the hope of reforming them. But 

such cases still happen. This is a very foolish procedure. Let the man 

reform first, let him stay reformed for two or three years, and then 

the woman may take the chance, if she wants to. 

 

 

=Feeblemindedness= 

 

Feeblemindedness, in all its gradations--including idiocy, imbecility, 

moronism, and so on--is strongly hereditary and is one of the most 

dysgenic factors we have to deal with. It is the most dysgenic of all 

factors. It is more dysgenic than insanity. Marriage with a 

feebleminded person not only should be advised against, but should be 

prohibited by law. A feebleminded man has much fewer chances for 

marriage than has a feebleminded woman. Feebleminded girls, even to 

the extent of being morons, if pretty (as they often are) have very 

good chances of getting married, not infrequently getting for husbands 

young men of good families who themselves of course are not very 

strong mentally, but still are far from being considered feebleminded. 

 

There are many cases of brilliant men--more than the public has any 

idea of--who married pretty, shy, demure, but withal feebleminded, 

girls, and the result has been in the largest percentage of cases very 

disastrous. In many cases all the children are feebleminded, or if not 

feebleminded, so weak mentally that it is impossible to make them go 

through any college or school. All the private tutoring is often in 

vain. And the brilliant father's heart breaks. It must be borne in 

mind that feeblemindedness or weak mentality is much more difficult to 

detect in a woman than it is in a man. Weakmindedness in a woman often 

passes for "cuteness," and as among the conservatives a woman is not 

expected to be able to discuss current topics, her intellectual 

caliber is often not discovered by the blinded husband until some 

weeks after the marriage ceremony. 

 

As any instruction in the use of contraceptives would be wasted on the 

feebleminded, the only way to guard the race against pollution with 

feebleminded stock is either to segregate or to sterilize them. 

Society could have no objection against the feebleminded marrying or 

indulging in sexual relations, provided it could be assured that they 


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