They said it was going fine and gave him those dazed, fuck-struck smiles of which only newlyweds are capable.
("The Dark Tower")
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The woman who preaches has poison religion. Let the respectable ones go
Women's lib, Frannie had decided, was nothing more nor less than an outgrowth of the technological society. Women were at the mercy of their bodies. They were smaller. They tended to be weaker. A man couldn't get with child, but a woman could---every four-year-old knows it. And a pregnant woman is a vulnerable human being. Civilization had provided an umbrella of sanity that both sexes could stand beneath.
If you haven't considered it already, consider it now: there is every possibility that some of us, or all of us, may live and triumph, only to stand trial for murder.
You might question a winkle - a feeling that came to you right out of the blue - but you didn't question knowing.
Silent white light filled the world. And the righteous and unrighteous alike were consumed in that holy fire.
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