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Erica Jong: we need to get over our embarrassment about sex

The celebrated author explains what she would do if she ruled the world

By Serena Kutchinsky   December 2015

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As a ruler, the question you need to ask yourself above all is—do you want your society to go backwards or forwards? Do you want to live in the 21st century, or drag it back to the 5th? There are rulers like President Vladimir Putin who clearly want to be the dictator of the world. There are oligarchs who want to rule the world with their own circle of oligarchs. These people are dangerous.

If we want to preserve our democracy,…

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