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Introduction
The Feminine Mind-1
The War Between the Sexes-2.1
The War Between the Sexes-2.2
The War Between the Sexes-2.3
Marriage-3.1
Marriage-3.2
Marriage-3.3
Marriage-3.4
Woman Suffrage-4.1
Woman Suffrage-4.2
Woman Suffrage-4.3
Woman Suffrage-4.4
The New Age-5.1
The New Age-5.2
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana. INTRODUCTION
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-1-2
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-1-2
OF SEXUAL UNION-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-6-7-8
OF SEXUAL UNION-10-11
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-3-4-5
ABOUT A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-3-4
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-5-6
ABOUT COURTESANS-1-2
ABOUT COURTESANS-3-4
ABOUT COURTESANS-5-6
ABOUT THE MEANS OF ATTRACTING OTHERS TO YOURSELF-1-2
CONCLUDING REMARKS

ghost of some ancient idea that his school-master forced into him in 

1887, or the mouldering corpse of a doctrine that was made official in 

his country during the late war, or a sort of fermentation-product, 

to mix the figure, of a banal heresy launched upon him recently by his 

wife. This is the penalty that the man of intellectual curiosity and 

vanity pays for his violation of the divine edict that what has been 

revealed from Sinai shall suffice for him, and for his resistance to the 

natural process which seeks to reduce him to the respectable level of a 

patriot and taxpayer. 

 

I was, of course, privy to this difficulty when I planned the present 

work, and entered upon it with no expectation that I should be able to 

embellish it with, almost, more than a very small number of hitherto 

unutilized notions. Moreover, I faced the additional handicap of having 

an audience of extraordinary antipathy to ideas before me, for I 

wrote it in war-time, with all foreign markets cut off, and so my only 

possible customers were Americans. Of their unprecedented dislike for 

novelty in the domain of the intellect I have often discoursed in the 

past, and so there is no need to go into the matter again. All I need do 

here is to recall the fact that, in the United States, alone among the 

great nations of history, there is a right way to think and a wrong way 

to think in everything--not only in theology, or politics, or economics, 

but in the most trivial matters of everyday life. Thus, in the average 

American city the citizen who, in the face of an organized public 

clamour (usually managed by interested parties) for the erection of an 

equestrian statue of Susan B. Anthony, the apostle of woman suffrage, in 

front of the chief railway station, or the purchase of a dozen 

leopards for the municipal zoo, or the dispatch of an invitation to the 

Structural Iron Workers' Union to hold its next annual convention in 

the town Symphony Hall--the citizen who, for any logical reason, opposes 

such a proposal--on the ground, say, that Miss Anthony never mounted a 

horse in her life, or that a dozen leopards would be less useful than 

a gallows to hang the City Council, or that the Structural Iron Workers 

would spit all over the floor of Symphony Hall and knock down the busts 

of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms--this citizen is commonly denounced as an 

anarchist and a public enemy. It is not only erroneous to think thus; 


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