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By Margaret Sanger

Contraception, Mrs. Sanger claims, and claims rightly, to be a query of basic value this present day. i don't understand how a ways one is justified in calling it the pivot or the corner-stone of a revolutionary civilization. those phrases contain a feedback of metaphors that can take us far-off from the query in hand. contraception isn't any new factor in human event, and it's been practised in societies of the main numerous forms and fortunes. yet there could be no doubt that this present day it's a attempt factor among generally various interpretations of the observe civilization, and of what's stable in lifestyles and behavior. the best way women and men diversity themselves during this controversy is extra easily and at once indicative in their normal highbrow caliber than the other unmarried indication. i don't desire to indicate through this that the folks who oppose are roughly highbrow than the folks who suggest contraception, yet merely that they have got essentially contrasted basic ideas,—that, mentally, they're various. extremely simple, very complicated, very boring and extremely really good folks can be present in both camp, yet all these in both camp have sure attitudes in universal which they percentage with each other, and don't proportion with these within the different camp.

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