How do you convince a free woman (or man) that she is not free?

Tell her she's sick, and that her money can buy her health.

Tell her she's poor and that her time can be exchanged for money.


Tell her that her compliance will earn her safety.

Tell her that her body belongs to someone else.

Tell her that her desires can't be trusted.

Tell her that it's all in her head.

Tell her that her questions are dangerous.

Tell her that all she needs to do is submit so that she can receive protection, connection, and affection.


Tell her to trust the

science.

church.

husband.

leaders.

movement.

priest.

map.

feminism.

father.

hustle.

headship.

teacher.

pill.

news.

money.

plan.

fame.

mother.

destiny.

medicine.

guru.

man.

head covering.

government.


And above all, keep her quiet.