A Spiritualist leader of early American Marxism

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at SPAMosu.edu
Wed Jan 3 02:51:51 MST 2001


>Victoria Woodhull was unquestionably the biggest irritant, since she
>defended all these deviations while at the same time she spoke out
>forcefully for free love, the biggest deviation imaginable in the Victorian
>age:
>
>"The sexual relation, must be rescued from this insidious form of slavery.
>Women must rise from their position as ministers to the passions of men to
>be their equals. Their entire system of education must be changed. They
>must be trained to be like men, permanent and independent individualities,
>and not their mere appendages or adjuncts, with them forming but one member
>of society. They must be the companions of men from choice, never from
>necessity."

A doctrine that is still an anathema to the majority of the religious
people in the world....

Yoshie





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