Friday, July 26, 2013

To Sin is To Be



“The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be’ in the fullest sense is ‘to sin'.” ~ Mary Daly

Painting by Elisabeth Slettnes

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