Stupidity never has the presence of mind to seek clarification. It never occurs to stupidity that it doesn’t understand what someone said or wrote. How it feels is more important than what you meant. Its righteous indignation is everything. The truth is nothing.
“If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn’t repel them.”—Camille Paglia
I often wish men would be more vocal or expressive about their lust. Then again, maybe it’s just because I love words…
The head of the Marseillaise for the Arc de Triomphe (with a young visitor’s hand in its mouth) at the Trocadero palace and Musée indochinois in the next room.
Source: Fonds Henri Olivier, Médiathèque du Patrimoine, French Ministry of Culture