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Group 2's answers

We felt that Andrea Dworkin defined sex only in terms of power, and because of this pornography is the sexualization of the inequalities between men and women. Dworkin sees porn as the sale of women and for her women are perpetually sold and sold out within our society. She sees totally liberation as possible only through lesbian seperatism -- a complete break from the patriarchal and regulated oppressions of the state and the family. Questions our group raised when discussing this reading were:
What was the sex industry like in the 1970s?
Wat happened to Dworkin to make her feel the way she does? Does it matter?