---sweetmeat---More Like This
Ever wonder where the phrase "don't treat me like a piece of meat" came from?
To me, I simply saw it as a way to describe the minimization of a human to their physical body and nothing else. Minimized from their personality, emotion, soul…to their "meat". I eat meat. I love animals. I am a feminist. But I found these thoughts interesting from feminist writer Carol J. Adams, whom I learned of in a gender class in college. This is to be thought provoking, incite discussion and nothing else.
(and if you tell me that when I wear a bikini I'm "asking for this" you just don't get it – that thinking is similar to the Taliban's justification for covering their women to "protect the men" from natural urges they weren't asked to be forced to control )
the image is to demonstrate that when you take the woman, only see the meat, the "rest" of her dies……
Some feminists argue that the treatment of animals as objects is parallel to and associated with pat