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Pg. 411 "Well officially," he says. "But everyone's human, after all." I wait for him to elaborate on this, but he doesn't, so I say, "What does that mean?" "It means you can't cheat Nature," he says. "Nature demands variety, for men. It stands to reason, it's part of the procreational strategy. It's Nature's plan." I don't say anything, so he goes on. "Women know that instinctively. Why did they buy so many different clothes, in the old days? To trick the men into thinking they were several different women. A new one each day." "So now that we don't have different clothes," I say, "you merely have different women." This is irony , but he doesn't acknowledge it. "It solves a lot of problems," he says, without a twitch.