The horror of class stratification, racism, and prejudice is that some people begin to believe that the security of their families and communities depends on the oppression of others, that for some to have good lives there must be others whose lives are truncated and brutal.

Dorothy Allison (b. 1949) American writer and lesbian feminist
Skin, ch. 2 (1994)
Added on 27-Sep-10 | Last updated 27-Sep-10
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