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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Make those Babies

Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality

Jaron Lanier




I may be a bit off on the details, but Lanier recounts getting a biological clock divorce. Upon establishing his fertility, the lawyer threatened to sue for child support of the hypothetical children Lanier should have produced with his wife. (I tried Googling, but couldn't find any referece to this practice).

His comment was the abortion debate would resolve quickly if these experiences were more general.