The Marriage of Equality and Inequality (Prologue)


The lares and penates (household gods)

Marriage, and essentially monogamy, is one of the absolute principles on which the ethical life of a community is based; the institution of marriage is therefore included as one of the moments in the foundation of states by gods or heroes.

Elements of the Philosophy of Right, § 167, GWF Hegel

The rise of marriage equality as a political project must reflect, and likely foreshadows, truly fundamental alterations in human circumstances.

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