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My Enduring Intellectual Love Affair With Fight Club

Or, why everything you *think* you know about a (supposedly) violent and misogynistic work of art is probably wrong.

Busting Myths

1: Fight Club is not about fighting — at least not physical fighting.

2. Fight Club features only one woman, and only in the role of a love interest — but not for the reason you think.

3. Fight Club is not advocating the violent overthrow of society.

Love and Mayhem

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