H.L. Mencken'sDefense of Women, 1918, declared that all women are
sexual predators; that enjoyment was the sign of the prowling animal; that
the resigned passive is an indication of successful acculturation. The
early colorless wife
was a token of "female" success.
Pair marriage is a monopolistic masculine achievement of ownership interwoven
capitalism. -William Graham Sumner 1963 Social Darwinism; Selected Essays