Civilization has little to fear from educated people and brain-workers. In them the replacement of religious motives for civilized behaviours by other, secular motives, would proceed unobtrusively....
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The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
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The only bodily organ which is really regarded as inferior is the atrophied penis, a girl's clitoris.
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