Quote of the Week: ‘the product of a male obsession with speed’

Is e=mc2 a sexed equation?…Perhaps it is. Let us make the hypothesis that it is insofar as it privileges the speed of light over other speeds that are vitally necessary to us. What seems to me to indicate the possible sexed nature of the equation is not directly its uses by nuclear weapons, rather it is having privileged what goes the fastest…’

–Luce Irigaray, Le sujet de la science est-il sexue?

Via Fashionable Dictionary.

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