In response to Julie Lynn: The thinking woman’s guide through the sexual minefield, James Chilton wrote:
It sounds a bit patronising to say so, but the last generation never grew up and the next generation seems headed for perpetual infancy.
Cleopatra might have been speaking about the present time:
‘Young boys and girls
Are level now with men. The odds is gone,
And there is nothing left remarkable
Beneath the visiting moon.’