Pure Sociology

18 Jul

Let us suppose that perfect chastity, that Christian ideal, be realized; what would happen? We should find ourselves simply in accord with religion, one of the dogmas of which is that the world is to have an end, and with science, which teaches that the sun is gradually losing its heat, which will in time accomplish the extinction of the human race.

“Des relations entre les sexes.” Plaisirs vicleux p. 129

Lester F. Ward  Pure Sociology   A Treatise on the Origin and Spontaneous Development of Society (New York,  The MacMillan Company, London 1903) p. 380

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