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Andrea Dworkin

Skin is a line of demarcation, a periphery, the fence, the form, the shape, the first clue to identity …and, in purely physical terms, the formal precondition for being human. It is a thin veil of matter separating the outside from the inside…skin is separation, individuality, the basis for corporeal privacy… — Andrea Dworkin, Intercourse.… Continue reading Andrea Dworkin

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Carol Gilligan

Maybe love is like rain. Sometimes gentle, sometimes torrential, flooding, eroding, joyful, steady, filling the earth, collecting in underground springs. When it rains, when we love, life grows. — Carol Gilligan, The Birth of Pleasure. (Knopf; 1 edition May 7, 2002)

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