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Art/Literary - Philosophy
|English term or phrase: wildcard nature of the goddess's gift echoes |
|The sentence is:|
For many cultures there has always been the perspective that children were a gift rather than a right, and while such feelings may have little currency in our current culture, perhaps the wildcard nature of the goddess's gift echoes the essential randomness of reproduction.
What does the last part "the wildcard nature of the goddess's gift echoes the essential randomness of reproduction" mean?
wildcard usually means random or unpredictable.
the goddess's gifts are children
Therefore, the phrase means that the there is no guarantee that you will produce children and that the chances of doing so are as unpredictable as the natures of any children produced.
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|Thanks so much! I translated it just as you rephrased it for me. |
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