All About Love by Bell Hooks (Review)
10 Powerful Quotes from bell hooks’ “All About Love”
I write of love to bear witness both to the danger in this movement, and to call for a return to love. Love takes constant reflection and practice. Because love is necessary work and it is in love that we learn to resist, thrive, and lead under any circumstances. To ground your heart and body in times of stress and anxiety. To help each other return to love in action….
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Here, at her most provacative and intensely personel, the renowned scholar, cultural critic, and feminist skewers our view of love as romance. In its place she offers a proactive new ethic for a people and a society bereft with lovelessness. As bell hooks uses her incisive mind and razor-sharp pen to explode th question "What is love? In thirteen concise chapters, hooks examines her own search for emotional connection and society's failure to provide a model for learning to love. Razing the cultural paradigm that the ideal love is infused with sex and desire, she provides a new path to love that is sacred, redemptive, and healing for the individuals and for a nation. I really enjoy reading bell hooks but man this book For the first couple of chapters, I was really into it but then at a certain point, it felt like she kept going on a tangent and then remember