I am not saying that a female-dominated or Amazon society based on the oppression of men is any more "just" than is a male-dominated society based on the oppression of women. I am merely pointing out in what ways it is better for women. [¶] Perhaps someday a choice between forms of injustice will not be necessary.
She was an Amazon. Her whole life was spent riding at breakneck speed towards the wilder shores of love.1954 The Wilder Shores of Love, pt.2, ch.1.
In ... reality, the Amazon kingdoms not only comprise an extremist end of matriarchy but also are a beginning and a purpose in themselves. [They] ... exclud[e] ... everything male except some enslaved boy cripples[.]helen diner
Collective intelligence. Think of how Wikipedia works, how Amazon harnesses user annotation on its site, the way photo-sharing sites like Flickr are bleeding out into other applications... We're entering an era in which software learns from its users and all of the users are connected.tim o'reilly
It'd be like a bunch of rivers, the Amazon and the Mississippi and the Congo asking how the Atlantic Ocean might affect them… and the answer is, of course, that they won't be rivers anymore, just currents in the ocean.douglas adams
Stay, stay thy hands! thou art an Amazon, And fightest with the sword of Deborah .Charles to Joan la Pucelle, scene ii (Act I)
Charles: Stay, stay thy hands! thou art an Amazon And fightest with the sword of Deborah.To Joan la Pucelle (Joan of Arc), after fighting and losing to her.
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