Witches: Proto-Feminism and the Collapse of The Patriarchy

Eddie Ejjbair
3 min readDec 28, 2023

Modern witch stories often depict witches as feminists avant la lettre (meaning, before the concept existed). What’s interesting about this is that it is done by both feminists and anti-feminists alike. The former seeks to re-appropriate the image of the witch, while the latter seeks to associate feminism with witchery’s more malign aspects. Both, however, say almost exactly the same…

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Eddie Ejjbair

‘Gradually it’s become clear to me what every great philosophy has been: a personal confession of its author and a kind of involuntary and unconscious memoir’