We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
Everybody believes in psychiatry; it’s supposed to be for our own good. Let psychiatry prove that anybody has an illness, and I’d concede, but there is no physical proof.
What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you’re subjected to. My God.
This country is becoming increasingly authoritarian. It’s based on capital punishment.
Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion.
This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of property arm of the government, who can put you away if your husband doesn’t like you.
Aren’t women prudes if they don’t and prostitutes if they do?
My sister said, You’re making it hard for all us housewives in Nebraska.
As women, we’re probably more protective of children. Also, we’ve been minors all of our history.