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Eve Ensler



    We focus on fixing our bodies. We spend $40 billion a year on beauty products. What if we actually took that money, took that time, took that energy and started fixing the world. Women would actually be in power,

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    closest to the core contaminated. They live near the reactor; their contamination is the most potent and consuming. As you get further away from the reactor, women are contaminated but not to the degree.

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    At first women were reluctant to talk. They were a little shy, but once they got going, you couldn't stop them.

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    There is just so much excess in terms of the market for self-remodeling. I think most women are perfectly gorgeous and beautiful the way they are,

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    It seems to me there's this tyranny that's not accidental or incidental, to make women feel compelled to look like somebody they're not. I think the effort is being made to get us to turn our time and attention to this instead of important political issues.

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    Doing this show is really painful each time I perform it. The degree to which women hate their bodies is profoundly sad. Let's just put off our self-hatred for 10 years, take over the world, and then we can obsess again.

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