Re: Human faithfullness [was Re: Fwd: Lanier essay of 2001.12.04]

From: Dossy (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 12:14:54 MST

On 2001.12.10, Mike Lorrey <> wrote:
> Yes. WHile this may vary from state to state, here in NH, paternity
> tests can only have an impact on ones parental status if performed
> within the first two years of the child's life. After that time, it is
> assumed that the child has formed an emotional dependecy bond of sorts
> (and hopefully vice versa for the father) that the state is generally
> against breaking.

In New Jersey, adultery is one of the grounds for divorce. While
a paternity test after the initial 2 year (or whatever the state's
legislation mandates) period may not relieve the male from
parental responsibilities towards the child, ...

... what is the Extropian standpoint with regards to a paternity
test as a grounds for divorce?

-- Dossy

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  "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
    folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)

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