“As woman’s womb had symbolically yielded to the forceps, so nature’s womb harbored secrets that through technology could be wrested from her grasp for use in the improvement of the human condition”

Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution

[Read about Carolyn Merchant on the orgrad website]


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