A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, [it is] an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one. –Naomi Wolf
Most of you probably saw that quotation floating around on FB. Wolf is always good for a little provocation.
I have a couple of more substantial posts almost ready to go. I’ll get to them when I can. I’m going to be a little tied up for a while.