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Man becomes as it were the sex organ of the machine world, as the bee of the plant world, enabling it to fecundate and to evolve ever new forms.
This initial oppositional structure is, however, immediately thrown into question, since the natural world is said to penetrate the spiritual world ("le monde naturel penetre dans le spirituel"), and the woman to haunt and to fecundate the imaginations of others ("elle vit d'une autre vie que la sienne propre; elle vit spirituellement dans les imaginations qu'elle hante et qu'elle feconde").
As regards the first purpose, the male body is of more value than the female, for the same could fecundate several women during the time it takes for the same woman to conceive through men.
It can fecundate the hysterical woman, it can stand for the flow of urine or the excrement withheld.
Who deems it necessary to know something more about the text of an art, whatever we want, if the spirit which fecundates it is absolutely unknown?