[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Sat Oct 5 14:46:18 BST 2019


On Sat, Oct 05, 2019 at 05:43:24AM +0000, Gwynne Powell wrote:

> Gwynne: Mostly because it is random. It gives the advantage of a range
> of talents and abilities throughout society. It also gives more individuality.
> Think of the problems if we allowed even the simplest things like sex
> selection (also covered by Lois, she thinks of everything.) There's huge social
> problems in China and India now because of unofficial sex selection: in

Point of history: Amartya Sen wrote about the missing women of India in
1990, nine years before Lois's _A Civil Campaign_, which is when I think
she mentioned Barrayar's sex selection.

-xx- Damien X-)


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