• It would be one of the greatest triumphs of humanity, one of the most tangible liberations from the constraints of nature to which mankind is subject, if we could succeed in raising the responsible act of procreating children to the level of a deliberate and intentional activity and in freeing it from its entanglement with the necessary satisfaction of a natural need.

    Sigmund Freud, Carrie Lee Rothgeb (1962). “The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud: Early psycho-analytic publications”
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