‘Truth is a Woman’ Needs a Woman’s Help

Ok, so I’m at Merriam-Webster’s looking up the definition of “bruit” when I see this ad on the right side. I read it. Then I take out my eyes, dust them off, and reinsert them into my skull. I read it again.

Still not fully grasping what I am seeing, I click-through and this appears…

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A Place to Start

Supposing truth is a woman – what then? Are there not grounds for the suspicion that all philosophers, insofar as they were dogmatists, have been very inexpert about women? That the gruesome seriousness, the clumsy obtrusiveness with which they have usually approached truth so far have been awkward and very improper methods for winning a woman’s heart?

-Friederich Nietzsche