The destigmatization of bastardy as we know it

“Only respectable women were respected; one no more
wanted a loose woman for one’s partner than for one’s mother.” – Leon Kass

“Bullshit” – tbogg 

Kieran Healy on Leon Kass, the Professor Pecksniff of our generation.


The change most immediately devastating for wooing is probably the sexual revolution. For why would a man court a woman for marriage when she may be sexually enjoyed, and regularly, without it?

You know it sounds so much more reasonable without that cow/free milk analogy.

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