I AM sorry but at the same time glad to be able to correct your Monica Makes Sense article.
It is just possible that I may have to assist others of your correspondents who are not as experienced in human behaviour like what I am (courtesy of Ernie Wise).
It’s obvious that God, or whatever you wish to call the creator of the universe, was no dictator.
He, she or it decided to leave it open to the chosen few entrusted to pass on messages to do so reasonably briefly and not make them so long that no-one would read them.
I personally knew at least two or three excellent women teachers and I also knew something of their personal lives.
Their enjoyment of life, although substantial from the thanks of their students, did not come within a mile of the personal satisfaction, comfort and care, enjoyed by the women who responded to other advice passed on to them from the boss to be a good mother of as many children as they and their husbands could manage, who would in return look after them in their old age and illness in the superb way which (being kind) is done by some professionals, a few of whom treat their patients as items for sale in a supermarket.
Whoever wrote the words to which Monica attaches so much importance, amid the millions of other words bearing upon the same subject, could not have dealt with the rights and wrongs of the entire human race in a few words.
The Star and other newspapers are doing their best to take the place of the original messengers but are susceptible to error, as in this case, due to looking at only one tiny fraction of the entire book without (and I do not criticise them) seeking to correct it.
They would be very busy indeed if they did!
They can safely leave it to others on any subject to support or oppose.
The public can read, daily, the consequences of doing nothing.
‘Cuthbert tries to Correct,’ Sheffield.