Have you ever heard about that experiment where people wore special glasses that turned their vision upside down? And after less than two weeks, everyone could see the world just fine? Because their eyes had accepted what they saw as reality even though it was changed by someone else?
Do you think women are used as window dressing by lazy ad agencies, presenting distorted stereotypes of complex human beings? Also that it’s pretty awful?
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison
Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority
I do not wish [women] to have power over men; but over themselves
Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government
If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?
We went to this burger place for lunch (turned out to be a drag bar which was shitty in other ways) but the walls were papered with rolling stones covers and it just really becomes obvious when you see lots of magazine covers next to each other that men are treated as people and women are treated as objects.