George F. Gilder (born November 29, 1939) is an American writer, techno-utopian intellectual, Republican Party activist, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. His 1981 bestseller Wealth and Poverty advanced a practical and moral case for capitalism during the early months of the Reagan Administration.
In the 1970s Gilder established himself as a critic of feminism and government ... more »
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Surely women's liberation is a most unpromising panacea. But the movement is working politically, because our sexuality is so confused, our masculinity so uncertain, and our families so beleaguered th...George Gilder (b. 1939), U.S. editor, speechwriter, author. Sexual Suicide, introduction (1973).
Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren.... Manhood at the most basic level can...George Gilder (b. 1939), U.S. editor, speechwriter, author. Sexual Suicide, pt. 1, ch. 1 (1973).