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In general, the Western body has become a global brand.
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Celebrity culture is something that pains me.

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Fat is a way of saying no to powerlessness and self-denial.

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Today, 'fat' has become not a description of size but a moral category tainted with criticism and contempt.

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No one likes to feel helpless. We find it psychologically unbearable and inside ourselves we may try to make ourselves part author of our misfortune rather than simply the recipient of it.

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We accept there's an emotional aspect to life. But we're not very developed in our ways of understanding it.

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The insistence that the commercialisation of the body is a fit subject for political discussion and intervention is well overdue.

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Consumer society tantalises us. We then try within ourselves to control the needs that are being constantly stimulated.

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I'm the sort of person who likes to undo everything.

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A wanted pregnancy as much as a dreaded pregnancy can play differently than all one's previous imaginings.

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I'm a therapist and that fascinates people because they think I carry secrets.

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I've always felt very sympathetic from the first days of writing about women that, whatever the woman, whether she is trying to be a woman in the conventional sense or breaking the boundaries, those struggles are quite difficult.

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The analyst's psyche operates as a kind of ... something to hold on to while somebody's going through therapy, if they're deconstructing their own psyche, if that's cracking up in some way, or dissolving.

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Fat is a social disease, and fat is a feminist issue.

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