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“Poverty is more violent than insults lobbed at any nation’s president. Fuck being polite. Fuck being nice.” google.com/amp/s/www.nbcn… Chapter 3: Profanity in my new book #7NecessarySins h/t @ConnerHabib
Profanity is an essential tool in disrupting patriarchy and its rules. It is the verbal equivalent of civil disobedience.

The ubiquitous ways patriarchy has socialized women to shrink themselves extend also into language. lithub.com/mona-eltahawy-… #7NecessarySins
It is imperative to understand how civility, decorum, manners, and the like are used to uphold authority and that we are urged to acquiesce as a form of maintaining that authority. What is more uncivil, rude, offensive? Poverty or saying “fuck”?
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