chapter  6
Natural Fertility, Forced Reproduction
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One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality is primitive and childlike-and yet it is the most precious thing we have (Albert Einstein).3

Besides, domination is denied; there is no slavery of women, there is difference. To which I will answer with this statement made by a Roumanian peasant at a public meeting in 1848: ‘Why do the gentlemen say it was not slavery, for we know it to have been slavery, this sorrow that we have sorrowed.’ Yes, we know it, and this science of oppression cannot be taken away from us (Monique Wittig, 1992, p. 31).