The more visible signs of protest are gone, but I think there is a realization that the tactics of the late sixties are not sufficient to meet the challenges of the seventies.
Pornography was the great vice of the Seventies; plutographythe graphic depiction of the acts of the richis the great vice of the Eighties.
The Seventies theory explosion [i.e., Literary theory, deconstruction , etc.] was a panic reaction by headlocked pedants unable to cope with the emotional and sensory flux of the Sixties. It was a desperate search for new authority, new dogma.camille paglia
The gargantuan promiscuity of the Seventies gay male world was a pagan phenomenon, unequaled in scale since the Roman empire.camille paglia
I believe that the shocking toll of AIDS on gay men in the West was partly due to their Seventies delusionism that a world without women was possible. All-male energies, unbalanced and ravenous, literally tore the body apart.camille paglia
In the Seventies, people discussed the first two paradigms and tried to imagine what the next one would be like. Generally, they agreed that the new paradigm would be neither matriarchal nor patriarchal; it would be androgynous . Rather than tribal or hierachial, the structures of such a society would be ecological .Marion Woodman
By the early Seventies I had become an Englishman — that is to say, I hated England just as much as half my compatriots seemed to do.nick hornby
During the feminist Seventies men were caught between a rock and a hard-on; in the fathering eighties they are caught between good hugs and bad hugs.florence king
Just as Marx used to say about the French Marxists of the late ’Seventies: All I know is that I am not a Marxist.Friedrich Engels
[T]here is now a practical way to fulfill all the dreams of the movement of the early sixties and Seventies. There's a practical practical method to end poverty, racism, sexism, imperialsim. ... I would cross the planet on my hands and knees to touch his toes.maharaji (prem rawat)
As the journey of "Third Text", a collaborative art project that brings together participants from all over the world, particularly from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America, continues, the idea also begins contemplating those land-based projects which were somewhat abandoned in the early Seventies.rasheed araeen
In the Seventies, women runners, developing amenorrhea and calcium-related shin splints, were the first to realize that nature is hovering over us, ready to shut down our systems if our fetus-feeding fat reserve drops below a certain percentage of body weight. In other words, in nature's eyes we are nothing but milk sacs and fat deposits.camille paglia
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