The serpent and the goddess

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Women, therefore, had no input into a theology that gave so much importance to the male seed, and that led to a situation where masturbation or oral sex, performed between two consenting couples, was more serious than rape; rape at least preserved” the natural relationship between the sexes, whereas other activities “wasted” the seed altogether.

Condren, Mary. (1989) The Serpent and the Goddess: Women, Religion, and Power in Celtic Ireland – pg. 205

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