QotD: “feminism is a necessary response to patriarchal oppression”

Additionally, the freeplay that emerges from the deconstructive move of postmodernism threatens to conceal the very real relations of power that impact the lives of women. Acknowledging patriarchy as a partial-truth perspective equal to feminism conceals the fact that feminism is a necessary response to patriarchal oppression.

Codd, V. 1999 “Postmodernism Obfuscates Reality: No Room for Activism”, off our backs, Vol.29, No.8, p.11

(Found at The Colour of Pomegranates)

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