Honesty from Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing

“Sometimes I dislike women, I dislike us all, because of our capacity for not-thinking when it suits us; we choose not to think when we are reaching our for happiness.”
Doris Lessing, The Golden Note


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3 responses to “Honesty from Doris Lessing

  1. Well, I don’t think we have to think all the time. And there are men too who choose not to think… sometimes using the mechanism of meditation, and sometimes distracting their minds by following a football game while drinking large quantities of beer. Now don’t just criticize women, Doris.

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