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Susan Faludi



    [Feminism] asks that women be free to define themselves -- instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men.

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    They feel cheated of a useful role in society, and that's what manhood has historically been grounded in,

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    The demand that women "return to femininity" is a demand that the cultural gears shift into reverse, that we back up to a fabled time when everyone was richer, younger, more powerful.

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    Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to "choose" between public justice and private happiness.

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