Carol Gilligan

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    Implicitly adopting the male life as the norm, they have tried to fashion women out of a masculine cloth. It all goes back to Adam and Eve a story which shows... that if you make a woman out of man, you are bound to get into trouble.
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    ... while men represent powerful activity as assertion and aggression, women in contrast portray acts of nurturance as acts of strength.
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    At a time when efforts are being made to eradicate discrimination between the sexes in the search for social equality and justice, the differences between the sexes are being rediscovered.
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    Certain issues have been associated with contemporary feminism and in a certain sense circumscribed for that reason.
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    In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
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    It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve - a story which shows among other things, that if you make a woman out of a man, you are bound to get into trouble.
    Source: In a Different Voice
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    Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense.
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    The blind willingness to sacrifice people to truth, however, has always been the danger of an ethics abstracted from life.
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    The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said, but when I felt my voice was not heard.
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    The women's movement is taking a different form right now, and it is because it has been so effective and so successful that there's a huge counter movement to try to stop it, to try to divide women from one another, to try to almost foment divisiveness.
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