Monthly Archives: January 2014

Election Ahoy: Blokes and Blondes

Watch Out for Ordinary Blokes and Giggling Blondes  Last Sunday I flicked through the paper and gasped:  there was quintessential ordinary bloke and shock jock Paul Henry coming to grace our television screens with a blonde in tow.  So 1950s, … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 5: History, Ch. 1

Part Two: History. Chapter 1: SdB opens this very short chapter like this: “This world has always belonged to males, and none of the reasons given for this have ever seemed sufficient.” (73) SdB points here, as she does throughout The … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 4: Historical Materialism

Part One: Destiny Chapter 3: The Point of View of Historical Materialism Back to the new translation of The Second Sex after a bit of hiatus. And, time to cover the missed chapter from Part One of the book, Chapter … Continue reading

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