[LMB] another relevant Rita Rudner line

Jason Long sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Mon May 14 15:32:25 BST 2018


Reminds me of the opening stanza from Leonard Cohen's *Recitation*:

You came to me this morning
And you handled me like meat
You’d have to be a man to know
How good that feels, how sweet

And how many people physically treat their lovers as they'd like to be
treated.

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 6:56 AM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 11:38 AM, Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I think it's mostly Cordelia who has a negative attitude to body births,
> > and considering her experiences who can blame  her? Less explicable to me
> > is later Cordelia's apparent conviction that absolutely everyone -- even
> > Alys and Simon -- would find their lives improved by some babies in them.
> >
>
>  Perfectly explainable, but you have to move away from perfectly rational.
>
> From Memory chapter 3, Taura speaking to Miles:
> I've sometimes wondered if you're like that Barrayaran fellow you told me
> about, who went around giving everybody liver patés for Winterfair 'cause
> he loved them himself. And was always frustrated that no one ever gave him
> any."
>
> Miles's recollection later in Memory (chapter 5, regarding Galeni's
> attempts at love life): You try to give away what you want yourself.
>
> Karen Hunt
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