Feminism has become a catch-all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses.
1992 'The Return of Carry Nation: Catharine Mackinnon and Andrea Dworkin', in Playboy, Oct. Collected inVamps andTramps (1994).
A good simulation, be it a religious myth or scientific theory, gives us a sense of mastery over experience. To represent something symbolically, as we do when we speak or write, is somehow to capture it, thus making it one's own. But with this appropriation comes the realization that we have denied the immediacy of reality and that in creating a substitute we have but spun another thread in the web of our grand illusion.Heinz R(udolf) Pagels
Science provides a vision of reality seen from the perspective of reason, a perspective that sees the vast order of the universe, living and non-living matter, as a material system governed by rules that can be known by the human mind.It is a powerful vision, formal and austere but strangely silent about many of the questions that deeplyconcernus. Scienceshowsuswhat existsbut not what to do about it.Heinz R(udolf) Pagels
The historical repugnancetowomanhas a rational basis: disgust is reason's proper response to the grossness of procreative nature.Heinz R(udolf) Pagels