9.22.2009

9.22.2009 - Tuesday, September 22, 2009 The body is already...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009 The body is already fully mindful. The body has a mind of its own. Something we take for granted that we know. What is a father and what is a mother. Although it may appear to be self evident, it is not totally self-evident. There are many ethnographic cases, in which it is believed that. The trobriand islanders—the research was done by Malonofski. The trobrianders are matrilineal. They told matrinofski that it is the woman alone that contributes to the substance of the child. The man is not seen as giving anything to the child’s physical constitution. How do they understand sex? They see the sexual organs as having two functions…to excrete waste, and to give pleasure. Malonofski lectured to them that testicles were necessary in order to produce children. Males have sexual discharge, as do women, yet women do not have testicles. They believe that children come from spirits and enter the wombs of women without any need of men.
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9.22.2009 - Tuesday, September 22, 2009 The body is already...

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