However muted its present appearance may be, sexual domination obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power
They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion
Many women do not recognize themselves as discriminated against; no better proof could be found of the totality of their conditioning
Hell, I don't want to grow old at all. I never want to die.
In those days, when you got boxed, that was it. A lot of old people were there because somebody wanted the farm. It was about property. People are treated like property.
It was horrifying. You wouldn't believe how people are treated there. You could see that these people had withdrawn so far that they just lived in their own minds. They did terrible things to themselves.
We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
Mother had committed me for life. This is where I felt betrayed the most.
The great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young.
This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of property arm of the government, who can put you away if your husband doesn't like you.
Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.
Psychiatry causes so much death.
As women, we're probably more protective of children. Also, we've been minors all of our history.
The involuntary character of psychiatric treatment is at odds with the spirit and ethics of medicine itself.