[ExI] Subject: Re: Human extinction

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 04:09:36 UTC 2008

2008/8/24 BillK <pharos at gmail.com>:

> I am only a mere man, of course, but I wouldn't go to the dentist
> without painkillers, far less childbirth.

The problem is that there is a double standard: women are sometimes
made to feel like failures for requesting pain relief because
childbirth is "natural", whereas they would quite rightly be outraged
if they were denied pain relief for something *less* painful, like a
dental procedure.

Stathis Papaioannou

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