Reading of Consequence: Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

This tome is no mere women’s lib manual. It is a deep examination of the very real existential problems faced by half of the human race. It is required reading for anyone, male or female, who wishes to appreciate fully the total situation of a woman’s life.

De Beauvoir’s exploration of womanhood is not a cheap and disingenuous feminism. There are no easy answers here. Whether you are man or woman, her radical honesty will impose upon you an uncomfortable awakening. You will be challenged to reconsider your personhood and inspired to rise above so many insidious forces opposed to your self-actualization.

The Second Sex is a call for the liberation of both sexes, an invitation that remains open and unfulfilled more than sixty years after its publication. Enjoy!

Existentialism Humanism

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Frank J Peter View All →

A uniquely burdened and blessed citizen of the world thinking and acting out loud!

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