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Pornography: Men Possessing Women Pornography: Men Possessing Women by Andrea Dworkin
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“Capitalism is not wicked or cruel when the commodity is the whore; profit is not wicked or cruel when the alienated worker is a female piece of meat; corporate bloodsucking is not wicked or cruel when the corporations in question, sell cunt; racism is not wicked or cruel when the black cunt or yellow cunt or red cunt or Hispanic cunt or Jewish cunt has her legs splayed for any man's pleasure; poverty is not wicked or cruel when it is the poverty of dispossessed women who have only themselves to sell; violence by the powerful against the powerless is not wicked or cruel when it is called sex; slavery is not wicked or cruel when it is sexual slavery; torture is not wicked or cruel when the tormented are women, whores, cunts. The new pornography is left-wing; and the new pornography is a vast graveyard where the Left has gone to die. The Left cannot have its whores and its politics too.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“The object, the woman, goes out into the world formed as men have formed her to be used as men wish to use her. She is then a provocation. The object provokes its use. It provokes its use because of its form, determined by the one who is provoked. The carpenter makes a chair, sits on it, then blames the chair because he is not standing. When the object complains about the use to which she is put, she is told, simply and firmly, not to provoke.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“Becoming a man requires that the boys learn to be indifferent to the fate of women. Indifference requires that the boy learn experience women as objects. The poet, the mystic, the prophet, the so-called sensitive man of any stripe, will still hear the wind whisper and the trees cry. But to him, women will be mute. He will have learned to be deaf to the sounds, sighs, whispers, screams of women in order to ally himself with other men in the hope that they will not treat him as child, that is, as one who belongs with the women.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“The new pornography industry is held, by leftist males, to be inherently radical. Sex is claimed by the Left as a leftist phenomenon; the trade in women is most of sex. The politics of liberation are claimed as indigenous to the Left by the Left; central to the politics of liberation is the mass-marketing of material that depicts women being used as whores.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“The new pornography is left-wing; and the new
pornography is a vast graveyard where the Left has gone to die. The Left cannot have its whores and its politics too”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“Men have the power of naming, a great and sublime power. This power of naming enables men to define experience, to articulate boundaries and values, to designate to each thing it’s realm and qualities, to determine what can and cannot be expressed to control perception itself. [...] The world is his because he has named everything in it, including her. She uses this language against herself because it cannot be used any other way.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“The very power to make the photograph (to use the model, to tie her in that way) and the fact of the photograph (the fact that someone did use the model, did tie her in that way, that the photograph is published in a magazine and seen by millions of men who buy it specifically to see such photographs) evoke fear in the female observer unless she entirely dissociates herself from the photograph: refuses to believe or understand that real persons posed for it, refuses to see the bound person as a woman like herself.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“...οι άντρες της χώρας έχουν ανάγκη το Hustler. Αισθάνονται κατώτεροι και είναι πράγματι. Οι γυναίκες είναι φύσει ανώτερες: αποτελούν τη μόνη μας ελπίδα. ...Ειναι σωστό πως δεν ευθύνονται οι ίδες για τον φόβο που προκαλούν στους άνδρες. Γιατί νομίζεις υπάρχει τόση αμφισεξουαλικότητα στα πανεπιστήμια; Γιατί νομίζεις οι άντρες κακοποιούν παιδιά; Διότι φοβούνται να δημιουργήσουν σχέσεις με απελευθερωμένες γυναίκες.”
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women