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Quotation by Max Frisch
It is always the moralists who do the most harm. Abortion is the logical outcome of civilization, only the jungle gives birth and moulders away as nature decrees. Man plans.
Max Frisch (1911–1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Homo faberEin Bericht, Suhrkamp (1957). Homo FaberA Report, p. 102, trans. by Michael Bullock (1977), Abelard-Schuman (1959).
Walter Faber's comments about abortion are ironic, as he falls in love with his own daughter, ignorant of the fact that her mother did not abort her as planned.
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