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Daly, Boston College Feminist Theology Prof, Dies
New York Times ^ | 1/6/10 | Associated Press

Posted on 01/06/2010 11:39:51 AM PST by Our man in washington

Feminist theologian and author Mary Daly, who retired from a professorship at Boston College rather than allow men to take her classes, has died.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bostoncollege; daly; feminazi; feminism; marydaly
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When I was in college, many far-left women practically worshipped Daly's writings. Being very far-left myself at the time, I read her. I doubt it was her intention, but she helped turned me into a conservative.

I will say no more. I won't speak ill of the dead.

1 posted on 01/06/2010 11:39:55 AM PST by Our man in washington
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To: Our man in washington

I can’t imagine the number of lives she screwed up with her “religion”.


2 posted on 01/06/2010 11:42:28 AM PST by SlowBoat407 (Social Justice is the goal of all liberal legislation.)
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To: Our man in washington

>>I will say no more. I won’t speak ill of the dead.<<

How do you feel about Hitler?

I love invoking Godwins law. ;)


3 posted on 01/06/2010 11:44:24 AM PST by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Our man in washington

Most women grow out of the “religion” of feminism it because they dont want to die alone and miserable. :D Look at Maureen Dowd that is enough reason to get away from feminism


4 posted on 01/06/2010 11:44:36 AM PST by lmarie373 (*These little guys might look cute and cuddly, but trust us: they will kill you.-on emanuel brothers)
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To: SlowBoat407

For Boston, for Boston
we sing our proud refrain
For Boston, for Boston
tis wisdoms’ earthly thane
for here MEN ARE MEN
and the hearts ring true
and the Towers on The Heights
reach the heavens’ own blue
For Boston, for Boston
till the echos ring again


5 posted on 01/06/2010 11:45:27 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Our man in washington

We are obligated to speak ill of the dead who advanced evil.


6 posted on 01/06/2010 11:46:21 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: RobRoy

In order to run afoul of Godwin’s Law, you’d have to call him a Nazi or compare him to Hitler.


7 posted on 01/06/2010 11:46:38 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The CRU needs adult supervision.)
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To: Our man in washington

For Sale: One flying broom. Burnished from use.


8 posted on 01/06/2010 11:47:13 AM PST by Inwoodian
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To: Our man in washington

Feminist theologian and author Mary Daly, who retired from a professorship at Boston College rather than allow men to take her classes, has died.

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I’m afraid I have bad news for her. Hell - as I understand it - allows men in.


9 posted on 01/06/2010 11:47:42 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (During this joyous Christmas season, I'd like you to know....A reindeer bit my sister once.)
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To: Our man in washington

I googled her picture . . . she gives Helen Thomas a run for her money proving once again Rush Limbaugh’s theory: Feminism was invented to give UGLY women equal (forced) access to society!


10 posted on 01/06/2010 11:48:01 AM PST by ifear for the children (I just want to wake up and find its all been a terrible dream)
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To: Our man in washington

No disrespect to you intended, why is this NYT level news?

She was a dumb-ass leftist airhead, with a license to screw with our youth.

Good riddance.

Next...


11 posted on 01/06/2010 11:48:19 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Good news. HC bill will not cover illegal aliens. Bad news. 20-35 million will be made citizens.)
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To: massgopguy

Has this song been banned or have the lyrics been neutered?


12 posted on 01/06/2010 11:48:30 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

GOdwin’s law, implied.


13 posted on 01/06/2010 11:50:02 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: massgopguy

Bostonian....the “Athens of America”

Former Bostonian(me).... “The Ass-Ends of America”


14 posted on 01/06/2010 11:50:03 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: RobRoy

I don’t like Hitler either. But Daly didn’t kill millions of people. All Daly did waste a lot of people’s time and mess up the lives of impressionable young women. These count as venial sins in the big scheme of things.

Oh wait...I guess I am now sort of speaking ill of the dead.


15 posted on 01/06/2010 11:50:56 AM PST by Our man in washington
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To: Our man in washington

One of her statements in an interview...

“If life is to survive on this planet, there must be a decontamination of the Earth. I think this will be accompanied by an evolutionary process that will result in a drastic reduction of the population of males.”

Music to play at her funeral: “I am Woman” by Helen Reddy.


16 posted on 01/06/2010 11:50:58 AM PST by dirtman
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To: Our man in washington

It’s actually hard to pray for her. I seem to be able to stomach it better in the collective: “May God have mercy on all the poor wretches who followed those who misled, and who misled others. May God save me from growing old in my sins.”


17 posted on 01/06/2010 11:51:12 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (In theory. there's no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is. -Yogi Berra)
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18 posted on 01/06/2010 11:51:27 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Notwithstanding

The irony of a man-hater who looks like a man.


19 posted on 01/06/2010 11:54:04 AM PST by lazypadawan
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To: lmarie373

Yep, Maureen is still unhappy.


20 posted on 01/06/2010 11:54:10 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Notwithstanding

This picture is the best endorsement for assisted suicide I’v ever seen.


21 posted on 01/06/2010 11:54:34 AM PST by dumpthelibs (dumpthelibs)
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To: Our man in washington

22 posted on 01/06/2010 11:54:34 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Our man in washington

The far leftist Feminists always seemed to say how great the “Amazon Women” (the Greek ones) were, well at the very least the Greek Era Amazon Women went off to live on their own island and didn’t always march through ancient Greece to demand they be treated like men. Instead they Actually did it by starting their own independant society. The Classical Greek Amazon actually “made the rubber hit the road”. The modern day ones wanted the extra privileges while eschewing the responsibility that comes with it.

Why didn’t the radical feminists go out and buy an island int he south pacific and start their own damn society? That question usually shuts up the radical feminists who are more radical socialists than they are actual feminists.


23 posted on 01/06/2010 11:54:43 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Our man in washington

24 posted on 01/06/2010 11:55:19 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Wow. That os sure one unhappy looking person


25 posted on 01/06/2010 11:55:54 AM PST by the long march
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To: DoughtyOne

Like it or not, Daly was absolutely huge in her influence. When I was in college, she was probably the most discussed living academic on campus.


26 posted on 01/06/2010 11:56:24 AM PST by Our man in washington
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To: Our man in washington

27 posted on 01/06/2010 11:57:00 AM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Our man in washington

You are simply saying what you believe she did. Nothing wrong with it. The only way we can learn from history is to discuss it.

And history, being what it is, will be full of “dead people” that did varying degrees of bad things. ;)

Maybe it’s speaking of the “recently dead” that is what tends to make us feel uncomfortable.


28 posted on 01/06/2010 11:57:41 AM PST by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Notwithstanding

Well, someone, somewhere really hurt Ms. Daly. Otherwise, it would be difficult to explain her, apparently, dreadful outlook on life.

I do hope that she is in a better place...and that there are men there.


29 posted on 01/06/2010 11:57:48 AM PST by RexBeach ("Those are my principles...if you don't like them, I have others." Groucho Marx)
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To: Notwithstanding
One can easily guess what body part she would like to use the axe on.
30 posted on 01/06/2010 11:57:53 AM PST by dirtman
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To: ifear for the children
In a search for her pic I found this site.

Completely proves Rush's theory.

31 posted on 01/06/2010 11:58:28 AM PST by raybbr
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To: lazypadawan

>> The irony of a man-hater who looks like a man. <<

God has an Ironic sense of Humor.


32 posted on 01/06/2010 11:58:45 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Notwithstanding

The lyrics were neutered from “here Men are Men” to
“Here all are one”


33 posted on 01/06/2010 12:01:36 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: dirtman

“Music to play at her funeral: “I am Woman” by Helen Reddy.”
____________________________________________________________

I would love to switch the recordings and play “Two Girls for Every Boy” by the Beachboys.


34 posted on 01/06/2010 12:03:00 PM PST by TMA62 (TMA62)
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All Daly did waste a lot of people’s time and mess up the lives of impressionable young women.

How many of those young women went on to have abortions because of her? I'd say the blood of those aborted is on her head as well.

35 posted on 01/06/2010 12:04:01 PM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Notwithstanding

That's a man, baby.

36 posted on 01/06/2010 12:04:24 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: Our man in washington

Kyrie eleison. Christe eleison. Kyrie eleison.


37 posted on 01/06/2010 12:04:24 PM PST by Antoninus (The RNC's dream ticket: Romney / Scozzafava 2012)
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To: Notwithstanding
You fascist!
38 posted on 01/06/2010 12:05:06 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The CRU needs adult supervision.)
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To: RobRoy
You are simply saying what you believe she did. Nothing wrong with it. The only way we can learn from history is to discuss it.

And history, being what it is, will be full of “dead people” that did varying degrees of bad things. ;)

Maybe it’s speaking of the “recently dead” that is what tends to make us feel uncomfortable.

Good points.

Oh, well. I guess I will say it. What really bothered me about Daly when I read her was that she did not do academic work. She published a lot, but there was nothing rigorous about her analysis. She was a charlatan who misused data when it suited her needs. She had a message for young women: everything was men's fault.

39 posted on 01/06/2010 12:06:14 PM PST by Our man in washington
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To: Our man in washington

Then I will,good riddance to bad trash.


40 posted on 01/06/2010 12:07:11 PM PST by nomad
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To: massgopguy
I got tossed for beating on a protester during the Cambodia incursion, the Dean of Students was walking by, bad day in Black Rock, my mother was pissed, there after State raised.
41 posted on 01/06/2010 12:09:28 PM PST by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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42 posted on 01/06/2010 12:11:10 PM PST by DemforBush (Now officially 100% ex-Democrat.)
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To: lmarie373

I started to come out of the feminist spell after having children. I tried to raise them in a gender neutral fashion but they would not cooperate!


43 posted on 01/06/2010 12:11:57 PM PST by GrannyAnn
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To: Notwithstanding

I wonder how many new students walked into her class on the first day and thought they had accidentally walked into Shop Class.


44 posted on 01/06/2010 12:12:12 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: TMA62

“I would love to switch the recordings and play “Two Girls for Every Boy” by the Beachboys.”

You are too funny! That made my day. Thank you.


45 posted on 01/06/2010 12:12:44 PM PST by dirtman
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To: nomad

I have no problem with the radical fems wanting their own island/space colony to go live on their own, just don’t expect our entire society to bend to their every whim...

Then 200 years later adventurous men can go visit the “Island/Planet of Amazon women”.


46 posted on 01/06/2010 12:12:55 PM PST by GraceG
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To: DemforBush

It’s Moe!!


47 posted on 01/06/2010 12:15:22 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I don’t watch this show, but the clip was on a Mary Daly thread elsewhere - and it is funny.

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-august-18-1999/other-news-—the-feminine-mistake


48 posted on 01/06/2010 12:17:51 PM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Books by Mary Daly include:

*”Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation”

*”Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism,” which defined categories of political theory and philosophy of religion.

*”The Church and the Second Sex”

*”Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy,” an exploration of patriarchy and feminist vision.

*”Websters’ First New Intergalactic Wickedary of the English Language,” a humor-filled work of words aimed at “freeing the English language” from its patriarchal roots.

*”Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage,” a philosophical autobiography.

*”Quintessence… Realizing the Archiac Future: A Radical Elemental Feminist Manifesto,” another consideration of feminist thought.

*”Amazon Grace: Re-Calling the Courage to Sin Big”


49 posted on 01/06/2010 12:19:42 PM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: RobRoy

Godwin’s law:

Ya’ learn something new on FR every day.....


50 posted on 01/06/2010 12:20:07 PM PST by super7man
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