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Topic - W. Keith Campbell
According to a study released Thursday, the "he-she" gap in books — one that has always favored the masculine pronoun — has dramatically narrowed in recent decades.
Is it custom-designing a baby in the image of your favorite celebrity? The next logical step of the evolutionary desire for attractiveness? A silly result of sperm-donor anonymity rules? Or all that and more?
"I can see why a company would do this because it is getting people interested in the process," he said. "It seems like a good hook for people to go to their site."
"I think it is clear that they are latching on to this huge trend in society which I call the democracy of celebrities," he said. "The big trends we've seen is that fame in terms of a goal or value has become much more important."