However sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must start with a belief in some group’s greater right to power, whether that right is justified by sex, race, class, religion or all four. However far it may expand, the progression inevitably rests on unequal power and airtight roles within the family.Gloria Steinem (b. 1934) American feminist, journalist, activist
“If Hitler Were Alive, Whose Side Would He Be On?” Ms. (Oct-Nov 1980)
Reprinted in Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983).