Catharine MacKinnon Quotes


8 Catharine MacKinnon quotes:



"If you want to know who is being hurt in this society, go see what is being done and to whom in pornography and then go look for them other places in the world."
"In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables."
"In all these situations, there was not enough violence against them to take it beyond the category of 'sex'; they were not coerced enough."
"In not having an appointment at Harvard, I'm in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color."
"Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted."
"So the idea that there is nothing essential, in the sense that there are no human universals, is dogma. Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn."
"To be a prisoner means to be defined as a member of a group for whom the rules of what can be done to you, of what is seen as abuse of you, are reduced as part of the definition of your status."
"What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural defense for male violence - a defense for it wherever it is, which in effect is a pretty universal defense."



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