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Reading Miss MacIntosh > 23 - Vain man, the Emperor Constantine...(292)

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Jonathan (nathandjoe) | 44 comments Chpt 23 page 292


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Jonathan (nathandjoe) | 44 comments A sustained critique from Miss Mac of electric light, and the harm it has done humanity. There is, we are told, a correlation between the divorce rate and the use of electric lights - when there is no darkness to hide in, nowhere the woman can hide her physical flaws, it is apparently hard to maintain the interest of a man...

Candles were good enough for our ancestors so should be good enough for you young fella.

The world was set up by God to have night and day, summer and winter, and we should not, according to Miss Mac, mess with the system...


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