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Women need nemeses

17 March 2024

9:00 AM

17 March 2024

9:00 AM

My nemesis is a student at another university. She has not always been my nemesis. We were friends until I realized that she was not who she purported to be. Her interests had been systematically poached from the people around her. Talking to her always felt like an interrogation from a particularly insecure detective.

Real feminists know that empowerment comes from defining the breadth of your own animus

She mined me constantly for pointers on speed-reading and language-learning.

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