Hitching a ride, trusting a partner, marrying the same person three times
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Susan Griffin is a feminist poet, essayist, lecturer, teacher, playwright, and filmmaker. Her books include Women and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her and Pornography and Silence: Culture’s Revenge Against Nature. She lives in Berkeley, California.
How old is the habit of denial? We keep secrets from ourselves that all along we know. The public was told that old Dresden was bombed to destroy strategic railway lines. There were no railway lines in that part of the city. But it would be years before that story came to the surface.
Nuclear war has been described as a form of madness. Yet rarely does one take this insight seriously when contemplating the dilemma of war and peace.