The most powerful force possessed by the individual citizen is her own government. ... Government is the only organized mechanism that makes possible that level of shared disinterest known as the public good.
As adults feign disinterest in science - children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
People really had a problem with my disinterest in submission.
They had a problem with my intellect, and they had a problem with my choice of lovers. They had a problem with my choice of everything.