Saturday, August 06, 2016

Who knew?

 Feminist Declares The Invention Of The Alphabet The Root Of Sexism, Misogyny And Patriarchy… | Weasel Zippers.

If you go to the link, you may wonder, as I did, why the piece is so uncritical. This is a review of a book — actually, it is more of a book report — something that can only exist by virtue of writing, a practice that necessarily involves the use of the alphabet. If the alphabet is the root of all this evil, why not eschew its use altogether? Remember that business about practicing what you preach?

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