Men Explain Lolita to Me

 "There is a common attack on art that thinks it is a defense. It is the argument that art has no impact on our lives, that art is not dangerous, and therefore all art is beyond reproach, and we have no grounds to object to any of it, and any objection is censorship. ...

"Photographs and essays and novels and the rest can change your life; they are dangerous. Art shapes the world." —Rebecca Solnit