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Simone de Beauvoir

    Daryahas quoted2 years ago
    Everything that has been written by men

    about women should be viewed with suspicion,

    because they are both judge and party.

    Louisa Kibukamusokehas quoted21 days ago
    Woman is losing herself, woman is lost.”
    juanmanuelliehas quotedlast year
    The queens, as Beauvoir remarks, “were neither male nor female: they were sovereigns.”
    juanmanuelliehas quotedlast year
    When the res‍­ults were pos‍­ted, Sartre was first and Beau‍­voir second (she was the ninth woman who had ever passed), and that, forever, was the order of pre‍­ced‍­ence—Adam be‍­fore Eve—in their cre‍­ation myth as a couple.
    juanmanuelliehas quotedlast year
    religions—even when they worship a goddess—as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion.
    juanmanuelliehas quotedlast year
    dismisses religions—even when they worship a goddess—as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion
    juanmanuelliehas quoted10 months ago
    The black, the Jew, and the woman, she concluded, were objectified as the Other in ways that were both overtly despotic and insidious, but with the same result: their particularity as human beings was reduced to a lazy, abstract cliché
    juanmanuelliehas quoted10 months ago
    One is not born, but rather becomes, woman
    juanmanuelliehas quoted10 months ago
    But first, what is a woman? “Tota mulier in utero: she is a womb,” some say. Yet speaking of certain women, the experts proclaim, “They are not women,” even though they have a uterus like the others.
    juanmanuelliehas quoted10 months ago
    Woman is the negative, to such a point that any determination is imputed to her as a limitation, without reciprocity.
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