Again I ask--- academia? And you teach/lecture on what? Where? Have you received tenure? Are you published? You went to school; you are not "from" academia. But I must admit that after 60+ hours of courses at schools much more expensive than Cornell (and 20 years of actually WORKING in academia) that I have yet to read Socrates' "The Republic."
You make a very convincing case for birth control... gotta give you that.