When someone with the authority of a teacher, say, describes the world and you are not in it... - Adrienne Rich Quotes
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Quote:When someone with the authority of a teacher, say, describes the world and you are not in it, there is a moment of psychic disequilibrium, as if you looked into a mirror and saw nothing. Yet you know you exist and others like you, that this is a game with mirrors. It takes some strength of soul--and not just individual strength, but collective understanding--to resist this void, this nonbeing, into which are thrust, and to stand up, demanding to be seen and heard. - Adrienne Rich Quotes


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