I think people are just afraid to take women's work seriously. The way that being a placental mammal depends on so much sacrifice from women is indeed a terrifying subject, but if we're going to be human, we need to handle it.
Sometimes my depressive side paralyzes me with the thought that in the course of being alive, I'm going to have some truly painful experiences. I have a very specific memory of watching a videotape of a baseball game at my school where a teacher was hit HARD in the face with a ball, and it was obviously kind of hilarious (Sorry Mr. Swanson), but I couldn't help but think that my baseball-to-the-face moment was already in some kind of queue.
I may be going a little tangential, but I think it just goes to show that there's a lot of emotional and intellectual material to be mined.
Donald Trump 2016: Oh.
Andy: When I finally turn twelve!
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