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Bell Hooks Quotes: Since the notion that we should all forsake attachment to race and/or cultural identity and be
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Bell Hooks Quote: I think our culture doesn't recognize passion, because real passion has the power to disrupt boundaries.
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Quotes about Bell Hooks: Yearning is the word that best describes a common psychological state shared by many of us, cutting across boundaries of race, class, gender, and sexual practice.
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Quote about Bell Hooks: Feminism is the struggle to end sexist oppression. Its aim is not to benefit solely any specific group of women, any particular race or class of women. It does not privilege women over men. It has the power to transform meaningfully all our lives
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Bell Hooks Sayings: I think the invitation offered the non-black reader is to join us in this expression of our familiarity and via that joining, come to understand that when black people come together to celebrate and rejoice in black critical thinking, we do so not to exclude or to separate, but to participate more fully in world community. However, we must first be able to dialogue with one another, to give one another subject-to-subject recognition that is an act of resistance that is part of the decolonizing, anti-racist process.
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Bell Hooks Saying: Of all the definitions of love that abound in our universe, a special favorite of mine is
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Sayings about Bell Hooks: I would also say that, in practice, many more Americans are anarchists than would ever use that term.
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Saying about Bell Hooks: I think this is often misunderstood in the West, where people feel that there can be no justice unless everything is the same. This is part of why I feel we have to relearn how we think about love, because we think about love so much in terms of the self.
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Bell Hooks Quotes: I feel that I have many real students whom I have not met. Many are in cloisters and they never get out. Others are in prison. But in many cases they practice the teachings much better than those who meet me every day.
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Bell Hooks Quote: The fact is that it was bourgeois white feminism that I was reacting against when I stood in my first women's studies classes and said,
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Quotes about Bell Hooks: If we are ever to construct a feminist movement that is not based on the premise that men and women are always at war with one another, then we must be willing to acknowledge the appropriateness of complex critical responses to writing by men even if it is sexist. Clearly women can learn from writers whose work is sexist, even be inspired by it, because sexism may be simply one dimension of that work. Concurrently fiercely critiquing the sexism does not mean that one does not value the work.
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Quote about Bell Hooks: A central tenet of modern feminist thought has been the assertion that
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Bell Hooks Sayings: I have been contemplating the place and meaning of love in our lives and culture for years. When a subject attracts my intellectual and emotional imagination, I am long to observe it from all angles, to know it inside and out.
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Bell Hooks Saying: None of us should be ashamed to speak of our class power or lack of it. Overcoming fear, even the fear of being immodest, and acting courageously to bring issues of class- especially radical standpoints
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Sayings about Bell Hooks: Whether we're talking about race or gender or class, popular culture is where the pedagogy is, it's where the learning is.
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Saying about Bell Hooks: As long as women are using class or race power to dominate other women, feminist sisterhood cannot be fully realized.
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Bell Hooks Quotes: Any woman who wishes to be an intellectual, to write non-fiction, to deal with theory, faces a lot of discrimination coming her way and perhaps even self-doubt because there aren't that many who've gone before you. And I think that the most powerful tool we can have is to be clear about our intent. To know what it is we want to do rather than going into institutions thinking that the institution is going to frame for us.
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Bell Hooks Quote: If you're in a domestic situation where the man is violent, patriarchy and male domination - even though you understand it intersectionally - you focus, you highlight that dimension of it, if that's what is needed to change the situation.
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