Catherine Driscoll catherine.driscoll at adelaide.edu.au
Tue Dec 3 16:44:43 PST 2002

Love is a social relation and certainly also a power relation. Of course love involves power. Always. In many forms. And between parents and children, the whole idea of "responsibility" is certainly also about power.


Quoting joanna bujes <joanna.bujes at ebay.sun.com>:

> At 08:50 AM 12/03/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >Yes, and, moreover, there is no social relation that does not involve
> power.
> Is love a social relation? I ask because in my experience love and power
> are orthagonal. You can't have both. Even in the relationship between
> parents and children, what the parents have is not so much power as
> responsibility.
> Joanna

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