"Most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death." ~ Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear.

It's been all over the news and perhaps we've already grown tired of reading about it. I imagine those that are tired of reading about it have a firm opinion that was quickly struck; and US Representative Akin's comment was dismissed as ill-informed and naive at best.

But his comment was much more than ill-informed and naive.

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