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Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.
The notion of a universality of human experience is a confidence trick and the notion of a universality of female experience is a clever confidence trick.
I had the brief notion that his heart, pressed flat as a flower, crimson and thin as tissue paper, lay in this file. It was a very thin one.
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No true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
May 7, 1940
February 16, 1992
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