However sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must start with a belief in some group's greater right to power, whether that right is justified by sex, race, class, religion or all four. However far it may expand, the progression inevitably rests on unequal power and airtight roles within the family.
Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist writer, editor. First published in Ms. (New York, October/November 1980). "If Hitler Were Alive, Whose Side Would He Be On?" Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983).