of forced repression in some directions, unnatural stimulation inothers’ (Subjection:38). Women, therefore, must be given thesame opportunities as men; only then will we know their trueabilities, and only then will society reap the full benefit from thetalents of all its members. This meant that legal discriminationagainst women was wrong in principle; in particular, women’slegal servitude in marriage must be abolished, women must beallowed free access to education and employment, and theyshould be allowed both to vote and to hold political office. Thisgives us a statement of the liberal feminist position that was
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