Re: Women, Feminism

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Tue, 26 Oct 1999 08:41:58 -0700 (PDT)

> I wrote a review of one of Paglia's essay collections a few years ago.
> It's now at:
> I don't buy her stuff -- she's always ranting and hardly ever backs up
> any of her claims -- but she is often interesting to read. Her style
> intrigues me.

What always bothers me about Paglia is that she is explicitly tolerant of physical violence, excusing it as "boys will be boys" without recognizing that there are plenty of confident, masculine, powerful, sexy men who don't have to beat something up to prove it. Between being bashed and being patronized, I think I'd rather be bashed.

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