Stop Smoking

Amazing Gloria Steinem

"The idea of masculinity is based on conquering women or at least being superior to women and nature, stop smoking so it’s easy for women to identify with nature. Stop smoking Whether or not they describe it that way, stop smoking the same forces that are trying to rape women are trying to rape the environment. Stop smoking Women are the unpaid troops of the environmental movement, stop smoking though as usual, stop smoking males are more likely to be the paid leadership. Stop smoking Women have always been the huge majority – something like 80% – of the environmental movement. Stop smoking Not because we’re smarter, stop smoking or more moral, stop smoking but just because we aren’t afflicted with this masculine idea that we have to conquer nature and the environment. Stop smoking "

MS: As an activist, stop smoking people look out at the world right now, stop smoking and can feel so overwhelmed with all that is happening in the world and want to contribute to positive change and just don’t where to start– what advice would you give to them? GS: First of all, stop smoking change is like a house – you can’t build it from the top down, stop smoking only from the bottom up. Stop smoking Whatever small change we make will be like a pebble in a pond, stop smoking it will reverberate outward –and also it will be fun. Stop smoking It’s important to understand what joy there is – we’re meant to use all five senses- we’re meant to be active and contribute to the world. Stop smoking What’s the alternative? Just sitting there and wondering, stop smoking ‘Oh, stop smoking if I had just done this, stop smoking maybe…’ I’ve learned only one thing: No matter how hard it is to do it, stop smoking it’s harder not to do it. Stop smoking Then you’re stuck with wondering, stop smoking “what if I had said…. Stop smoking What if I had done….”?