That’s what’s radical about Freud […] that identity fails. So if you’re talking about the norms of masculinity and femininity in a patriarchal culture, what’s crucial is that they are very, very powerful, but in our dreams, they fall apart, and in our symptoms they fall apart, and in fact they’re falling apart all the time. […] If patriarchal ideology wasn’t effective we wouldn’t need feminism, but if it was 100% effective, we wouldn’t have feminism.
this used to be the Portal of Lost Wanting. now the Wanting is Less Interesting.