Quotes of Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ Women's Liberation calls it enslavement but the real truth about the sexual revolution is that it has made of sex an almost chaotically limitless and therefore unmanageable realm in the life of women. ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ Women's Liberation calls it enslavement but the real truth about the sexual revolution is that it has made of sex an almost chaotically limitless and therefore unmanageable realm in the life of women. ”

- Midge Decter

“ The fundamental impulse of the movement is neither masturbatory nor concretely lesbian — although it of course offers warm house to both these possibilities; it is an impulse to maidenhood — to that condition in which a woman might pretend to a false fear or loathing of the penis in order to escape from any responsibility for the pleasure and well-being of the man who possesses it. ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children. ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ The fundamental impulse of the movement is neither masturbatory nor concretely lesbian — although it of course offers warm house to both these possibilities; it is an impulse to maidenhood — to that condition in which a woman might pretend to a false fear or loathing of the penis in order to escape from any responsibility for the pleasure and well-being of the man who possesses it. ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ It might sound a paradoxical thing to say — for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time — but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence… ”

- Midge Decter

“ Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisition obligates each man in some way to change his life, even if it is only his inner life. They demand to be stood for. They dictate where a man must concentrate his vision… ”

- Midge Decter
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