Myriam Miedzian

American philosopher and author

Category: Philosophers | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Myriam Miedzian

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    As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment.
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    If human beings are to survive in a nuclear age, committing acts of violence may eventually have to become as embarrassing as urinating or defecating in public are today.
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    In the United States adherence to the values of the masculine mystique makes intimate, self-revealing, deep friendships between men unusual.
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    Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with.
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    To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
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