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Table of contents
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

the world, once they had grown accustomed to the quiet. Practically 

all men are their happiest when they are engaged upon activities--for 

example, drinking, gambling, hunting, business, adventure--to which 

women are not ordinarily admitted. It is women who seduce them from such 

celibate doings. The hare postures and gyrates in front of the hound. 

The way to put an end to the gaudy crimes that the suffragist alarmists 

talk about is to shave the heads of all the pretty girls in the world, 

and pluck out their eyebrows, and pull their teeth, and put them in 

khaki, and forbid them to wriggle on dance-floors, or to wear scents, or 

to use lip-sticks, or to roll their eyes. Reform, as usual, mistakes the 

fish for the fly. 

 

 

33. A Glance Into the Future 

 

 

The present public prosperity of the ex-suffragettes is chiefly due 

to the fact that the old-time male politicians, being naturally very 

stupid, mistake them for spokesmen for the whole body of women, and so 

show them politeness. But soon or late--and probably disconcertingly 

soon--the great mass of sensible and agnostic women will turn upon them 

and depose them, and thereafter the woman vote will be no longer at 

the disposal of bogus Great Thinkers and messiahs. If the suffragettes 

continue to fill the newspapers with nonsense, once that change has been 

effected, it will be only as a minority sect of tolerated idiots, like 

the Swedenborgians, Christian Scientists, Seventh Day Adventists and 

other such fanatics of today. This was the history of the extension 

of the suffrage in all of the American states that made it before the 

national enfranchisement of women and it will be repeated in the nation 

at large, and in Great Britain and on the Continent. Women are not taken 

in by quackery as readily as men are; the hardness of their shell of 

logic makes it difficult to penetrate to their emotions. For one 

woman who testifies publicly that she has been cured of cancer by 

some swindling patent medicine, there are at least twenty masculine 

witnesses. Even such frauds as the favourite American elixir, Lydia 

Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, which are ostensibly remedies for 

specifically feminine ills, anatomically impossible in the male, are 

chiefly swallowed, so an intelligent druggist tells me, by men. 

 

My own belief, based on elaborate inquiries and long meditation, is that 

the grant of the ballot to women marks the concealed but none the less 

real beginning of an improvement in our politics, and, in the end, 


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