Re: virus: RE: Abortion (formerly AIDS Meme)
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 01:13:35 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 29 Oct 1996, ken sartor wrote:

> At 03:19 PM 10/29/96 +0000, Hakeeb A. Nandalal wrote:


> >Women aren't breed-cows who have to carry out a function for family
> purposes. If a man is so concerned he may
> >impregnate a woman and have to pay child support - he should get a much
> socially praised vasectomy. No one will
> >block him a the clinic, and there won't be any need for a 15-foot clearance
> rule from the Supreme Court.
> Me i'd rather spend nine months somewhat inconvenienced than spend oodles
> of money (and perhaps time) on a child i did not want!

Woman loses 9 months of time for child she wants, plus minor parallel, or
one day for a child she doesn't want.

Man loses two decades+ of time for child he doesn't want, or minor
parallel for child he does want.

Yes, this is asymmetric. Who's the one who stands to lose on this?

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd