My Money, My Choice

We must move beyond just complaining about the present situation, and start developing alternatives. One such proposal is “My Money, My Choice,” presented by comedian Dave Chapelle. Basically, this means that financial child support is optional. If an unmarried woman gets pregnant, the biological father may or may not give her money, depending entirely onContinue reading “My Money, My Choice”

Punishment for Adultery among Native Americans

Cut off their nose. *** The earliest mention I can find of Native American women having their noses cut off for adultery is in a memoir by Alexander Maximilian, a Prussian prince, naturalist and ethnographer in the 1830s. He said this about the men of the Blackfeet tribe: “They generally punish infidelity in their wivesContinue reading “Punishment for Adultery among Native Americans”

Punishment for Adultery in Traditional India

Day and night woman must be kept in dependence by the males (of) their (families), and, if they attach themselves to sensual enjoyments, they must be kept under one’s control. – Manusmriti Her father protects her in childhood, her husband protects her in youth, and her sons protect her in old age; a woman isContinue reading “Punishment for Adultery in Traditional India”

Punishment for Adultery in India

Up to five years in prison. This was under British colonial rule. *** Adultery was a criminal offence under Chapter XX of the Indian Penal Code until it was quashed by the Supreme Court of India on 27 September 2018 as unconstitutional.[1]Under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which was the section dealing with adultery, a man who had consensual sexual intercourse withContinue reading “Punishment for Adultery in India”

Punishment for Adultery in China

Drowning. *** In the old days, if a person or couple was caught for committing an adultery, the adulter and adulteress would be put into a pig’s cage, and drowned in the river. Although the law in China never sanctified this style of execution, it was a widespread practice especially among the lower socio-economic group. Continue reading “Punishment for Adultery in China”

Shariah Law on Adultery

Sharia Law (Islamic law) is, actually, rather moderate compared to the Old Testament. The difference is, Muslims still do it today. Here is on adultery: Note also the penalty for false accusations! *** Unfortunately, there are many who think that stoning to death is a punishment laid out in the Qur’ȃn and thereby promotedContinue reading “Shariah Law on Adultery”

Thirty, Flirty and (Not) Thriving

Nice item by Helen Roy, at American Mind: “Thirty, Flirty and (Not) Thriving.” We are now reaping the bitter rewards of a total failure of older American women to convey the inescapable reality of female biology to their daughters and granddaughters. Instead of roadmaps corresponding to reality, millennials were silently handed birth control and collegeContinue reading “Thirty, Flirty and (Not) Thriving”