Strike me out and I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.
As the haruspex said to Caesar on the Ides of March: “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.”
Who’s the more silly, the silly old bear or the boy who follows him?
Just so we’re clear: yes, in this analogy, patriarchy is Jar-Jar Binks.
But Mr. Rochester, I rrraaaAAWWWRRR!!!