[ilds] Camille and history

Pamela Francis albigensian at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 7 15:47:01 PDT 2007


• If civilization had been left in female hands, we would still be living
>in grass huts.


Perhaps...but my grass hut would have running water, a large and diverse 
library, and would feature the best-set table and vintages in the whole 
village.


>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Reply-To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Camille and history
>Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 17:39:50 -0400
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>Vittorio,
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>I wonder how serious Paglia is. But she's certainly funny. Here're two of
>her aphorisms taken from the site you point out.
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>• The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's
>egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as
>both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism
>tangles, delays, blocks, deadens.
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>• If civilization had been left in female hands, we would still be living
>in grass huts.
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>
>Bill
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