“…so he had power over me. That’s all tyranny is: it’s not in a personality; it’s in a set of circumstances. It’s being trapped with your enemy in a limited space- a country or a family- where the balance of power between you is unequal and the weaker one has no recourse
-Tessa Hadley, The New Yorker, 6/6/11.

2 thoughts on “Tirannia

  1. Why is it some of the smartest women I know become so absolutely stupid in male company? How do we allow this, and what will it take to reform one’s behavior? Must we come crashing down, deep into the pit before we GET IT???
    If I ever mention the remote possibility of ever marrying again, please do me a favor and shoot me point blank.

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