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#1. Women of my generation were given the lavish gift of our own agency by feminism - a belief that we could decide for ourselves how we would live, what would become of us. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#2. If you are the exception that proves the rule, and the rule is that women are inferior, you haven't made any progress - Author: Ariel Levy
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#3. We want a mate who feels like family and a lover who is exotic, surprising. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#4. And the truth is, the ten or twenty minutes I was somebody's mother were black magic. There is nothing I would trade them for. There is no place I would rather have seen. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#5. I was also domineering, impatient, relentlessly verbal, and, as an only child, often baffled by the mores of other kids. I was not a popular little girl. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#6. We are still so uneasy with the vicissitudes of sex we need to surround ourselves with caricatures of female hotness to safely conjure up the concept 'sexy'. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#7. Writing is communicating with an unknown intimate who is always available, the way the faithful turn to God. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#8. I'm a writer, not an activist. My job is to analyse things, to think them through and examine them. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#9. Even if you are a woman who achieves the ultimate and becomes like a man, you will still always be like a woman. And as long as womanhood is thought of as something to escape from, something less than manhood, you will be thought less of, too. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#10. You think you're being brave, you think you're being sexy, you think you're transcending feminism. But that's bullshit. - Susan Brownmiller - Author: Ariel Levy
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#11. What peace it must be to know that someone is yours, no matter what - it is ordained, can never be otherwise. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#12. Female Chauvinist Pigs don't bother to question the criteria on which women are judged, they are too busy judging other women themselves - Author: Ariel Levy
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#13. There is a widespread assumption that simply because my generation of women has the good fortune to live in a world touched by the feminist movement, that means everything we do is magically imbued with its agenda, but it doesn't work that way. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#14. Daring to think that the rules do not apply is the mark of a visionary. It's also a symptom of narcissism. - - Author: Ariel Levy
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#15. Proving that you are hot, worthy of lust, and - necessarily - that you seek to provoke lust is still exclusively women's work. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#16. Sex is one of the most interesting things we as humans have to play with, and we've reduced it to polyester underpants and implants. We are selling ourselves unbelievably short. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#17. Or maybe it was too late, and I had already chosen, inadvertently and incrementally, to be something else. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#18. I haven't really rebelled. I just think my parents were right. I never disagreed with anything that I was brought up with, in terms of their values or politics. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#19. Why is this the "new feminism" and not what it looks like: the old objectification? - Author: Ariel Levy
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#20. But the danger that we invite into our lives can come in the most unthreatening shape, the - Author: Ariel Levy
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#21. These are not stories about girls getting what they want sexually, they are stories about girls gaining acclaim socially, for which their sexuality is a tool. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#22. A tawdry, cartoonlike version of female sexuality has become so ubiquitous, it no longer seems particular. What we once regarded as a *kind* of sexual expression we now regard *as* sexuality. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#23. The whole point is that everybody gets to marry the person they love. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#24. The Supreme Court could have said, You're just these fringe women in combat boots. But they didn't. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#25. It didn't help when Black Power activist Stokely Carmichael made his notorious comment to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: "The position of women in SNCC is prone. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#26. There were shadows I saw out of the corner of my eye that looked like problems waiting to become real, but you never know with shadows. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#27. But the truth is, the ten or twenty minutes I was somebody's mother were black magic. There is no adventure I would trade them for; there is no place I would rather have seen.

-Thanksgiving in Mongolia, The New Yorker, November 18, 2013 Issue - Author: Ariel Levy
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#28. You have an affair to get for yourself what you wish would come from the person you love the most. And then you have broken her heart and she can never give you any of it ever again. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#29. All of my conjuring had led only to ruin and death. Now I was a wounded witch, waiting in the forest, undone. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#30. People sometimes tells me that they're baffled by bisexuality. They are convinced that having sex with women is totally different from having sex with men. But it isn't. No more than having sex with anyone is totally different from having sex with anyone else. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#31. There is something of value in trying to put the world into words. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#32. Instead of trying to reform other people's - or her own - perception of feminist, the FCP likes to position herself as something outside the normal bounds of womanhood. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#33. This may seem confusing considering the "swing to the right" this country has taken, but raunch culture transcends elections. The values people vote for are not necessarily the same values they live by. No region of the United States has a higher divorce rate than the Bible Belt. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#34. We skipped over the part where we just accept and respect that some women like to seem exhibitionistic and lickerish, and decided instead that everyone who is sexually liberated ought to be imitating strippers and porn stars. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#35. There is nothing I love more than traveling to a place where I know nobody, and where everything will be a surprise, and then writing about it. It's like having a new lover - even the parts you aren't crazy about have the crackling fascination of the unfamiliar. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#36. New York Times help-wanted ads, which were once arranged by gender to distinguish "women's work" from real careers. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#37. But you can never tell with shadows. You have to be vigilant, always, because maybe you're crazy, but maybe you're right. I - Author: Ariel Levy
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