Balance

786 – Joss Whedon on Gender Equality

“Equality is not a concept. It’s not something we should be striving for. It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this Earth as men and women, and the misogyny that is in every culture is not a true part of the human condition. It is life out of balance, and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and women who’s confronted with it. We need equality, kinda now.”

–Joss Whedon
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20 – “I feel like young girls are told this whole idea that they have to be this kind of princess and be all delicate and fragile and that’s bullshit. I identify much more with the idea of being a warrior and being a fighter. If I was going to be a princess, I would be a warrior princess, definitely.”

– Emma Watson

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17 – “What we now want most is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and communities all over the Earth and the elimination of that fanatic devotion to exalted ideals of national egoism and pride, which is always prone to plunge the world into primeaval barbarism and strife.”

– Nikola Tesla [See Source Notes for context]

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