“The original myth [of the primal father] installed binary gender differentiation;..its reversal must have serious effects on this differentiation.” – “Cynicism epitomizes..lack of belief in any social function.. ..Lack of a father figure..confronts us with..loss of protection against jouissance and..a return to original chaos.” – Paul Verhaeghe – The Collapse of the Function of the Father and its Effect on Gender Roles

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