Alright, I have to share this with you. May 7, 2008Posted by phledge in blood, family, feminism, paganism.
Mr Phledge has been reading a lot about global warming and the unavoidable energy crisis and maybe we’re just gonna go live on a farm and buy a lot of guns type reading. We’re lying in bed last night, chatting about how in the bloody hell we can turn this Titanic around, how the NASCAR crowd and people like my dad would willingly submit to a concept that asked them to walk to work or compost, and I (not entirely in jest) said, “Revolution. It’s gotta be a full-fledged revolution, overturning the patriarchal dominance/submission paradigm because that’s what allows us to be Us versus Them. Fucking patriarchy.”
A pause from the other side of the bed, then, softly, “Yes, dear.”
Ladies and gentlemen, charity begins at home.