And in their haste to expedite the birth process, they end up playing not the role of a good birth companion, but of an abuser, an oppressor, of someone who forces a birth too soon. This is the opposite of solidarity.
This subversive act flips the power dynamic.
It's a strange infatuation, a theology almost, centered on the elevation of white supremacy.
It is no coincidence that Elijah shared a name with an Old Testament prophet.