I think it’s actually a birth canal, wherein good people are reborn for the 2nd time unto glory.
Capitalism, they say, contains in itself the seeds of its own destruction, because the general prosperity it creates finances the emergence of a leisure class of intellectuals whose main occupation is denouncing capitalism. G.A. Cohen was one such miscreant. For the health of society, he must be bled. And by the end of my eBook, he is an exsanguinated corpse.