We as women know that there are no disembodied processes; that all history originates in human flesh; that all oppression is inflicted by the body of one against the body of another; that all social change is built on the bone and muscle, and out of the flesh and blood, of human creators.
Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist critic. Speech, August 23, 1975, to the National Organization for Women, Washington, DC. "Our Blood: The Slavery of Women in Amerika," ch. 8, published in Our Blood (1976).