Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 7 20:03:55 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>wrote:

> At 2:16 PM -0400 7/7/09, Mark Mandel wrote:
> >Or what Ursula K. LeGuin, in one of her sf stories, called a fuckery: On a
> >world where only one birth in 12 is a male, the men are cloistered away
> and
> >do no work but reproduction. When a woman wants to become pregnant, that's
> >where she goes for it.
> A future that now seems quaint, unless they simply forgot how to do in
> vitro.

Not a future Earth. I would explain the actual setting, but this message is
too small for it.

Mark Mandel

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